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Cincinnati Kentucky Times Star (Newspaper) - November 04, 1953, Cincinnati, OhioDemocrats score in Kentucky weather Cloudy a Tiol. High wednes Day 58�, Low wednesday night 37�, High thursday in Low 50s. Wednesday november 4, 1953 Lens published As Hie first1 phone he 4320 times Star Section the Cincinnati times Start a a a 52 pages a by Carrier \ per week Oul Bluegrass final Newport ticket loses Short ballot Issue trails by 1,000 votes a y Louisville ky., not a. 4�? we a far reaching proposal to change this states constitutional method distributing school funds appeared today to have won kentuckians approval. It was leading by a better than two to one margin with about two fifths the returns in from yesterdays election that brought a Good sized turnout voters for an a off but the Fate another proposed amendment to Kentucky a 18sh Constitution for a Shorter state ballot remained in doubt As it trailed by about 1,000 votes. Unofficial returns from 1,687 Kentucky a 4,215 precincts gave this breakdown constitutional amendment no. 1, schools yes 122,548 no 54,390, unofficial returns from 1,690 precinct constitutional District amendment no. 2 ballot gave yes 63,314 no 64,331. Section 186 leading in Covington race is approved in Boone Quot. I a District favors change in funds Boone county voters sentiments about state school fund distribution were the same As those in Campbell and Kenton counties but other counties the fifth District favored amending Section 186. Constitutional amendment no. 2 calling for the so called a Short ballot was vetoed by voters the District. Following is a Roundup tuesdays election throughout traditionally democratic Kentucky elected a legislature that will be controlled by that party again when it convenes Jan. 5. Numerous democrats won mayoral offices. They included Andrew Broaddus in Louisville. He became this City a sixth successive democratic mayor in 20 years. And Democrat George s. Wetherby elder brother governor Lawrence Wetherby was elected Jefferson county judge. Republicans swept into control the Fayette county courthouse at Lexington with attorney Dan Fowler unseating county judge w. A Nichols who had held office 20 years. Wallace Wah Wah Jones former Star basketball player at the University Kentucky who went to Lexington from Harlan had 11,709 votes to 11,597 for Democrat William h. King in their race for Fayette sheriff with Only Absentee ballots to be counted. Continued Page 5, col. 5. Storm sewer in Lakeside Park Lakeside Park Council was informed that the contractor building houses in the Van Deren subdivision had constructed a storm sewer along Van Deren drive to keep rain water out the basements new Homes at its regular meeting tuesday night. Council and officials Dixie traction co. Discussed asking state Highway department to build a loading platform at Hesser drive so southbound buses can discharge passengers in safety. Property owners the Access Road to the sewage disposal Plant near Crescent Park requested City assistance in repairing the Road damaged by trucks hauling materials to the Plant which is under repair. Boone four the five people ticket candidate for Florence Board trustees won places the Board results balloting in Boone county a 17 precincts showed wednesday. Robert m. Noelker led the ticket with 266 votes. He was followed by a. M. Yealey with 261 Ralph s. Coppage 246 c. F. Fletcher 242, and Albert k. Meinze jr., a citizen ticket candidate 225. They constitute the new Board. Continued Page 5, col. 3 youth fined in. Wild Auto ride Ralph b. Grieme Harold j. Swarthout Bernard 1. Brunos an Early saturday halloween spree through Newport Bellevue and Covington by five youths in a High powered automobile Driver the automobile a Kenton county 58 146 precincts for representative 59th legislative District Vernor Cottengim a. 1,227 Charles t. Steele a 420 for representative 60th legislative District James Dressman . A 1,650 h. H. Smith a. 510 for county judge William e. Wehrman a. 5,215 Harry Cap Aurandt a 3,051 for sheriff Bill Carr a. 6,163 Julius Qian Cala a. 1,610 for county Jailer William Knauf a 6,137 Aloysius Bosser. 1,442 for county commissioner first District next years. I in coving George Kruempelman a 5,856 a ton the eject by Luke luf amp Erry City administrations in Covington and Newport were returned to Power by the voters tuesday but there the similarity ends. The records and philosophies the a two administrations Dif 4m feed and so do their prospects for the two i. R. Hicks . A. 1,557 Tion Means Contin u a n c e economical practices and the sup for county commissioner third District George Steinford a ____4,837 Thomas Moser a. 1,438 constitutional amendment no. Pression Bra a get tax a a us no it Quot Lii to the. 1,090 a Bufty. Constitutional amendment no 2 election police judge Eugene in a a a the and Campbell county 64 130 precinct for county judge a. J. Jolly a i. 6,428 Fred Iff. Warren a. 4,623 4�?o Quot fog sheriff / 1 Al Robe w. Roll a. 5,854 Albest a. Howe a .5,005 for county attorney George Muehlenkamp a 6,189 Harry j. Luedeker 5,270 for county tax commissioner Lambert Hehl a. 6,790 for county Coroner Lexc. Sauter . A 7,110 Covington officials re elected a -1 v judge Wehrman running ahead judge Bensinger picked up 830 votes in his race Tor re election As Covington police judge wednesday and held a 2,024 Lead Over Sheehan As 75 the City a 91 precincts were tabulated. In Covington commissioner races arteme continued in first place followed by Swarthout Brungs and Hof Stetter in that order. Other candidates stood in the following positions Reynolds fifth Palmer sixth Brooks seventh and Bradford eighth. William bus Bauereis chief Deputy Kenton county Elerk said the vote count will not be finished wednesday and will be resumed thursday with time to be announced later. Kenton county democrats wednesday were headed toward a Complete Victory for All county offices with the Remote possibility that they could lose the county judges race. As tabulations were resumed at the Covington City building the Republican Only Hope rested in Harry Cappy Aurandt gop aspirant to William c. Tharp a 3,419 succeed county judge William for county Jailer i e Wehrman. Ernest a. Parker a 5,176 the re wednes amendment no. 2 a year old Covington boy weaves Oro c. Benzinger serves to bolster Day in judge Alfred g. Maladministration policy vice Burn s Newport police court. 4,000 a a a Maui brim Covington Bury a Newport police the Lone defendant was apprehended by Newport police when the vehicle he was operating smashed into a parked near ninth and Monmouth streets to Climax the Chase. The four other crime and traffic Law enforcement As Well. A a 75 91 precincts for police judge Edward a. Prevot a. 4,918 for representative sixty third District Morris Weintraub a 5,609 for county commissioner first District Jacob Jake Martz a i 5,426 second District James Clark a. 6,393 Carl h. Vogt a. 3,609 third District Anthony Durkin a. 4,857 Maynard Heck a. 5,534 Newport results 52 precincts Complete in Newport the results leave a question Mark As to the Eugene Benzinger. 6,339 future the Slot machines now for City commissioner youth fled foot but have Gus sheehanjr.315 in Price custody,1 the Gam tawk. Hka my. 5,054 since been apprehended and face for City commission a bling spots which have been Donald . J.z55 Wehrman although running behind other democrats had an almost two to one Lead at the end 58 the county s 146 precincts. The vote stood Wehrman 5,-215, Aurandt 3,051. The unofficial vote total in tuesdays regular election was 26,032 for the entire county which included 14,545 for the City Covington. Aurandt s Chance for Victory Isid in s favourable and heavy vote among the Dixie Highway communities where the a water situation was a Campaign Issue. Ludlow is expected to give Wehrman a favourable margin. Indications were that Eugene Benzinger Veteran Covington police court judge and the in Surprise vote in City. Close races in other contests in Campbell All democratic candidates for the major Campbell county offices except one continued to Lead with various margins As the election count resumed wednesday in tha basement the Newport courthouse. Maynard Heck incumbent county commissioner and a Republican. Leads his opponent Anthony Tony Durkin democrats by a comfortable plurality. His Lead is expected to increase. In Newport in the City commissioner race the Newport civic association sponsored candidates were Defeated and the firemen s initiative ordinance for increase in salary and Shorter work week carried. Some political observers believe that the vote in Newport a democratic stronghold will not be sufficient to carry some the democratic candidates to Victory. They say the Republican vote in it. Thomas will overtake the democrats Early Lead. A. J. Andy Jolly Democrat is leading Fred m. Warren for county judge. This race should go right Down the line with the Winner in doubt until the final ballots Are counted experts asserted. Judge Stanley c. Moe bus Republican declined to run for re election. Albert e. Howe Republican although behind Norbert Roll Democrat for sheriff is expected to win As the outlying Republican vote comes in. Rolls vote in Newport was not As urge As Jolly a. Another race expected to be close is that for county at sew Law although the count in Kenton county resumed at 16 a. Mit started wednesday at 9 a. M. In Campbell county. The late starting time in Kenton county officials stated was under the new us. Election officials in Campbell county said the Rule Book docs not mention the starting time for counting the Day after the election. George Klein. 417 to 324. In five the a St a is it amp Tojo a an ,.id a to Covington City com Talon court Carribell juvenile off Elmer de Brooks 4 prostitution. The defeat the a Ralph Tenhundfeld 3,523 would be returned to office. Rte i ring a a Newport civic association ticket Harg. Cole. 3.82 a. The tabulation ended fur Case the youth tried wednes Ralph Griene. 6,578 a a Quot �?�2? i a a Quot i a a a a , a a Day. He was charged with speeding reckless driving violating one red Ferd Hofstetter a How a a Liberal the City Austin Gerding. 3,50lgus Sheehan jr., his opponent Charles Tom Palmer 4 683 Board will interpret its mandate Lester 4,083.4,599 to 3,405 votes. Observers Light driving through 15 Stop Harold Swarthout. 5,714 signs and breach the peace j police Newport Bellevue Robert Reynolds. 4,953 to bus not a ear the Newport results also proved that the people like firemen s referendum i said that when the count is re police Newport Bellevue. Up Campbell county and Newport ill it ill Urilov firemen and Public works de a Jolt. A f7�?zl 1 apartment employees pursued the Ullin. 111 clip Edwin Henry Covington City solicitor was an indirect a Telec Newport Driver youths at one time. Police said the boys were Riding around i the Corn opening fire plugs in unities with a huge pipe a Tion Day victim. Through no wrench. Fault the voters. Accompanied by mayor John expanded City services More than they dislike the payroll tax. However with the passage the fireman a initiative ordinance the expansion a a v Asili municipal services will cer i111 Ruck Tanly have to be curtailed. Not Only Are the firemen Given a substantial boost in pay and Shorter hours requiring the employment More men but v a a a a a. 8umed Benzinger will pick up jsj024741 Safe Niggli in the fifth and sixth Quot. Wards. Cummins motion loses in Crescent Park dispute Moloney Henry was leaving the policemen and no uniformed City building to Cost his vote late i Citer workers can be expected ,. To present similar demands in the Day when he fell Down the a Nad the inca candidates won a Concrete outside Steps at the majority undoubtedly they Greenup Street Entrance to the j too would have had to continue building. The pm Roli tax to meet this he suffered left 1 1 contingency. Twenty four stockholders Crescent Park inc., hold attendants t St Lizabet till a can which had Syf pvt come ing company for real property in Crescent Park voted a so a Ella hos plete Victory in its fir. Try in. A .1 u pm Tal reported. His condition was 1949. Went Down to defeat be 15 to 9 to retain three members the Compo reported As a a Good wednesday fore the same combination seven Man Board directors whose positions were Chai the solicitor a fwd a forces which Defeated it in 1951. Legged by one the directory break Aboe the knee and win Luke was disappointed but not the vote came after a length confined to a special cast for a greatly surprised at the results. Buy land which to build a period time. Adding to the while composed men a Homes. The original plan fell seriousness the injury was the j Teg Rity and ability the inca and heated meeting tuesday night in Covington City Hall. The challenger Leslie Cummins 117 West Twenty eighth Street Covington contended that Joseph Corbett Leo Toebbe and Richard t. Combs should not be the Board directors because they Are not stockholders. Corbett and Toebbe contended they were legally an the Board because they once held Stock. Combs the City clerk claims a place the Board directors because he purchased someone rises Stock when he build a a Home in Crescent Park. I Truu pus Frederick j. Rahe 35, 844 Washington Avenue Newport was fined $100 and costs tuesday afternoon a charge leaving the scene an Accident by trial commissioner Thomas f. Schnorr in Campbell county court. Patrolmen Thomas Fahlbush and Amster Roberts said a car driven by Rahe was involved in the mishap u. S. 27, one mile South cold Spring. Virgil Skaggs 27, Smith Road Highland Heights charged with failing to have a Drivers License was fined $50 and costs. Through when some the fact the same j was Hurt Sev ticket lacked candidates with sex stockholders decided not to year a friends Henry Prience in municipal govern Settle in Crescent Park after said the land had been bought. To reimburse those persons a i cd Uusi a i d a m the corporation decided to re Joll Lor Ark mails turn the $300 to the original investors each time a lot was sold to an Cummins a certified Public accountant offered to audit the corporations books free charge ment and in vote getting. In addition the inca leadership lacked the Unity which brought the association Victory in 1949. Nevertheless inca fought a Gal after tuesdays meeting. He also resigned from the Board Dismo its jts a a Crescent Park Board trustees scheduled to meet tuesday assured re election William a Lant fight against the the Arkenau Kenton county com not de Ite continued existence be second due a a a a a strict had a double Delight Juned by merger with the Camp wednesday. His wife Clair a Bell county civic association. Made him an election Day pre a sensation with the birth a son at St. Elizabeth Hospital tuesday. The Arkenau have another night postponed the session until child Mary Ann 1 year old. The commissioner a Democrat a a running without opposition. Wednesday night because the commissioner a Democrat was stockholder controversy. The newly elected Board which this newspaper opposed in the election has our congratulations and our sympathy in some the problems it will face in 1954. Florence vols fight fire Florence Volunteer firemen fought a Brush and Forest fire in the rear Dixie View Nursery u. S. 25 for two hours tuesday before bringing it under control. A a a. Firemen had to Cut Down several Trees in order to put out the Blaze. Approximately four acres Forest land burned. South it. Mitchell firemen fought a grass fire at Kyles Lane and Dixie Highway tuesday. The Blaze was caused by residents continued Pago 4. Col. 4 in the area burning trash. Continued Page 5. Col. 6 a wanted Newport encamp Democrat and Harry j. Luedeke Republican. Muehlenkamp took a Lead More than 1,500 Over Luedeke in Newport but the latter is expected to pick up in other territory. Ernest Tim Parker Democrat leads Edward Pretot Republican for county Jailer. Pretot also is expected to gain As the vote goes into cities other than Newport. Jacob Martz Republican incumbent was re elected As county commissioner without opposition James bus Clark Democrat incumbent has a commanding Lead Over Carl h. Vogt jr., Republican for county commissioner Edward Sheehan Republican was elected county clerk to succeed George a Kaufmann without opposition. Lambert Hehl county tax commissioner and a Democrat also was elected without opposition. A both constitutional amendments the school fund and a Shorter ballot a Are being Defeated in Campbell county by Large counts. Clarence Lehkamp former Newport City commissioner led the ticket for City commissioner in Newport Lester Ger Ding and Joseph Schaber both incumbents were also elected. The fourth candidate to be elected was Robert Fischer. Although they ran As independents they received the to fucking mayor Robert l. Slidell who has two More years a four year term to serve. The inca sponsored candidates Ralph Tenhundfeld Donald inca also was Defeated. He also ran As an Independent. Judge Alfred g. Maybury was re elected As Newport Polico judge without opposition. Or. L. C. Sauter Democrat is Way out in front William Tharp Republican for Coroner. Charles War scat it. Thomas Republican was leading his democratic opponent. J. R. Painter. 982 to 958. For state representative from the sixty third District. Flrsch is the incumbent. Hum me 11 leads mayor Robert Hummel Bellevue a Democrat seeking re election was out in front his Republican opponent Walter 16 precinct in that City counted wednesday the vote in other Bellevue races for City attorney Donald Zig Lar 400 and Frank Gallagher 392 police judge a1 Trimbur 479, and Barney Nagel 325 City clerk Pete Knarr 442, and Robert Lemmon 98 councilmen. Democrats Frank Besse 367 soph Collins 35l,v James Dougherty 412 Joseph Gross 441 Joseph Merman 414, and Albert Schneider 393 republicans Henry Docter 444 John Lind 200 Roy Pryse 357 William Riley 361 William Wenderoth 344, and Earl Wagner 332. Illness delays election count in Pike county pikes Volle ky., nov. 4�?w a no voting returns were tabulated in Pike county last night because the sudden illness acting election commissioner Claude Reed. The three member election commission began going Over the returns to determine the outcome the county wide and several municipal elections today. J. E. Sanders regular Democrat member the commission said he was willing to begin counting last night without Reed. However Republican Dover May said he did no to want to begin because the possibility tha Losey and Austin Gerding were a election being disputed Defeated. The groups a write in Reed circuit court clerk and candidate Chester Geaslen who a Democrat was serving in Placa was Defeated in the City primary Republican sheriff Bob Clark also lost out. Hargis Cole former a regular member. Clark was a City commissioner under the1 candidate for re election. Many. Carlu Edwin Sanford Garrison / / during police Chase one the nations a ten most wanted men once convicted burning to death a five year old girl in one Kentucky a most sensational murder cases was in a de a 19-year-old youth crashed his automobile As he was being pursued by a police Cruiser near Midnight tuesday troit mail wednesday follow it thoma8 police chief Louis Cookjr said wednesday. In his arrest by Trot a the Driver Wiliiam Dale Roberts 121 a Hio avenues it Njo Onri Rico Phi Thomas was making 60 Miles per hour when the car hit a tree and pole at Alexandria Pike and South it. Thomas Avenue patrolman Edward Schmidt stated. Lice and the Fri the associated press disclosed. Garrison the 53 year old Newport by Man mathematical skill gave him the name a the human adding machine Quot was arrested following a tip from a citizen who saw his picture in Detroit newspapers oct. 26, when he was placed the a most wanted list. The arrest was made jointly by the Fri and Detroit police. Garrison was convicted in april 1936, the murder Mary Lou Rardin 5, who lost her life in an incendiary lire that destroyed a resort operated by Pete Schmidt near the present location the Beverly Hills country club. The Fri said Garrison arrived in Detroit sunday and was using the alias Jim Cook. Since escaping from the state prison farm at Atmore ala., with ten other convicts aug. 27, 1953, he had been earning his living making out income tax returns for businessmen. Roberts who was charged with a ukless driving and speeding suffered minor injuries As did two companions and All were treated by a local physician police stated. The officer reported he began the Chase at Crowell Avenue and Alexandria ten year old Danny sellout 1718 Scott Street Covington Wax reported in Good condition wednesday at 8t. Elizabeth Hospital after he was injured in a bicycle mishap late tuesday. Police said the boy was thrown from his Bike by an Auto door As the Driver Aluia Smith 57, 29 West eleventh Street Covington Madison Avenue Covington was Back to Normal wednesday after a double tandem tractor trailer carrying 6,000 Gallons fuel Oil crashed into a garage the Standard Oil Kentucky bulk Plant trying to avoid a collision with a Semi trailer loaded with 4,000 Gallons raw gasoline. The Accident described by bulk Plant personnel As one that could have been a a disastrous had the gasoline and Oil become ignited injured no one but blocked one Lane traffic for Over four hours. Police were told by William Burk 36, Blue Ash o., Driver j was about to alight at 1907 Scott the larger truck that he lost Street Covington. Hospital at control trying to avoid hitting tenants said Danny was and the other As its turned into the fitted for observation possible bulk Plant driveway. W. E. Head injuries. A Downing Walton contract Driver for Standard Oil was operator traffic in the 2400 Block the smaller vehicle. A

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