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Cincinnati Kentucky Times Star (Newspaper) - November 5, 1953, Cincinnati, OhioKentucky weather cold thursday High 45, Low 23�-28�. Warmer Friday High 50� thursday november 5, 1953 Kentucky times Star a published As the first j Section of the Cincinnati times Start phone he 4320 60 pages 5c if Var 30c Bluegrass final _ Warren Winner votes smoking in bed causes Blaze fire leads to drug ring suspect critically burned at Covington Quantity of narcotics and Case seized a penchant for smoking in bed brought critical Burns to Claude Duvall Smith 66, Long time Midwest character Early thursday in his room at 411 Greenup Street Covington and May have put Covington detectives and Cincinnati narcotics agents on the Trail of an illicit drug ring. Found on Smith when his burned clothing was stripped from him at Booth Hospital were five $100 Bills tape to his lower Abdomen and a bottle containing 144 Quarter Grain morphine tables strapped Between his legs. Smith is reported in critical condition at Booth Hospital with third degree bums Over 90 per cent of his body. Deto Ethre chief a1 setter of cent Nguten said Smith apparently is a narcotics addict As Well As a peddle of the drugs. Belter and other Covington detectives were to Confer with agents from the. Federal Nar is toss Bureau in Cincinnati regarding the ease. Chief better noted the bottle of morphine pills found on Smith Bora the Label of a Cincinnati drug store. He said investigation would be pushed to learn Seo Urco of Supply for found in his second floor room at the Greenup Street address was a huge assortment of empty Medicine bottles and Pill boxes for various types of and several bottles containing Medicine. Most of the bottles and boxes bore the Label leg the same Cincinnati drug a Tore. Also found in Smith s room were seven new hypodermic Needles spoons and Medicine droppers according to the police report. Police also obtained from the room papers proving Smiths ownership of a 1952 Model automobile and other papers showing his dismissal on a charge of Selling morphine in the Eastern District United states court. Mrs. Ollie Justice 49, who operates the Greenup Street Rooming House said she discovered the fire shortly after Midnight when she awoke in her burst floor room and detected the odor of smoke. When die investigated she said Lames were billowing in Smiths locked room and smoke was pouring from under the Claud Smith Wendell Hall 24, another Roomer smashed against the locked door three times before it could be forced open. Mrs. Justice meanwhile called the fire department. She said firemen were on the scene in three minutes. She said she and Hall wore unable to reach Smith because the bed in which he was sleeping was enveloped in flames. Covington life squad removed the victim to Booth Hospital. Firemen reported _ smoking in bed As the cause offing you have 111 a fire the fire. Mrs. Justice said Smith had moved at the Greenup Street address since last april. She described him As a a very quiet elderly fellow who was no trouble to she said she thursday that his Horne had could not recall of Smith Ever been entered and a Wallet con having visitors or even receiving Taining $55 a phone 11 rho said a completely surprised at the various things found in Smiths room by investigating officers. Fri records in Smith Al Covington police Headquarters tended to show Smith was not always such a quiet fellow. His police record dates Back to 1916 and he has numerous arrests and pickups on narcotic charges through the years. According to the Fri records. Smith has been in custody of police in Ohio Georgia Tennessee Kentucky and Indiana and has been questioned by police departments throughout the Midwest and South. According to the records Smith has been sentenced to a 10-year prison term four year term three year term and one year term at various times during his career of crime. In addition to the narcotics charges he has been arrested on such counts As shooting to kill carrying concealed weapons and grand larceny. Covington police records show a pick up on Smith at a depart-1 ment store on suspicion of being a shoplifter. Mrs. Justice recalled thursday that some time ago a sister had visited her and noticed Small cig Aret bum holes in Linen from Smiths room. She said the sister told her at that time to caution Smith about smoking in bed a for you May lose every Wehrman has 3,423 margin new sheriff family Home looted Andrew Booker 67, 506 Johnson Street Covington told police Wehrman was leading Aurant by 3,423 votes As the count reached 109 precincts. Wehrmann a total at that Point was 16,344 a against aur Andt a 6,921. O. K. Price was re elected mayor of Erlanger the Complete count of Erlanger shewed. Three out of four precinct in Elsmere showed Claude Hinton was leading his nearest rival. Bobert Etler 191 to 158 votes in the race for mayor. Mayor Elmer Brennen had 108 votes. Harley Flek incumbent Elsmere police judge has 147, Allen Miller has 135 and George Murrey 118. Judge William e. Mehrmah democratic incumbent thursday was leading Harry Cappy Aurandt Hia Republican opponent by 3,302 votes in the race for judge of Kenton county court the margin was based upon tabulation of 106 out of the county a 146 precincts which gave Wehrman 9,999 votes and Aurandt 6,697. This vote included Covington Ludlow Bromley and Park Hills. The margin is Large and for ends of Aurandt were doubtful that he could pick up enough votes in the remaining precincts along the Dixie Highway and in the Rural areas of the county to overcome the Wehrman Lead. It was believed however that the gop aspirant would Cut Down his opponents vote in the outlying territory. Aurandt said he had be statement to Issue at this time and that he would await additional results before making any announcement. Wehrman forces were confident that they had the race Wen. Continued on Page 14, col 5. Manager to stay Campbell county a new sheriff Albert b. Howe Republican nominee a shown with his Mother mrs. Marie Howe and his wife mrs. Peggy Howe shortly after Norbert Roll democratic nominee conceded the election. Twenty years ago Howe a father the late Albert e. Howe Republican Defeated Rolls father the late Jake Roll Democrat for the Campbell county sheriffs Post denial was made by Covington commissioners at their meeting thursday that City manager George Schaefer was to be at the conclusion of the regular order of business commissioner Harold Swarthout said he wanted to take Opportunity to characterize the broadcast report As a a pack of a we know a financial chump when we see one a commissioner Ferd Hoffstetter declared in seconding a motion for a vote of Confidence in the City manager. The managers salary is $7,200. Commissioners Bernard Brungs Ralph Goleme and mayor John j. Moloney voted a a Aye on the motion. I counties and payment of City taxes without in Covington Penaluer was extended to nov. An j Newport. Winner of the Campbell count y judges Hen Tim race was still in doubt late wednesday when times Star photographer Howard Pille caught Fred Warren left and Andy Jolly congratulating each other at the vote count in the Campbell county courthouse. Kentucky by Luke Lufbery the upshot of tuesdays election is that there Are few real changes in office in Kenton and Campbell 15 by the Board. Taxes become delinquent nov. 1. Continued in Page 14, col i democrats regain control in Bellevue Dayton races mayor 1,357 Donald Ziglar City attorney 1,496 Herbert Barney Nagel police judge 1,273 Oscar Bauman City treasurer 2,014 John Eilers City assessor 1,916 Arthur Pete Knarr City clerk 1,708, and councilman Henry Docter 1,588 John Lind 1,118 l. W. Pryse 1,311 William Riley 1,350 William Wenderoth 1,293, and Earl Wagner 1,293. Robert Lemmon Independent City clerk 351. 4 Dayton democrats Walter Pilgrim mayor 1,193 Arthur Hebe police judge 1,777 John Moran police chief 1,746 Charles Graham City attorney 1,640, and councilmen Earl bums 1,306 Ert p. Hummel mayor 1,793 William Endicott 1,688 Joseph Frank of Gallagher City attorney Haunert 1,462 Edward Heide-1,561 a. S. Trim Bur police Brink 1,529 Randy Hunter. 1,074, judge 1,826, and councilmen and Edward j. Klare 1,671. Re Albert Schneider 1540 Joseph publicans Carl Wendroth mayor Merman 1,533 Joseph Gross,11,030 car i wi11e, City clerk. Democrats regained control of City councils in Bellevue and Dayton and Bond issues for the construction of a $225,-000 school auditorium in it. Thomas and Highland Heights for a new $60,000 City building were Defeated. The it. Thomas Bond Issue vote was 2,470 yes and 1,461 against the vote on the Highland Heights Issue was 153 in favor and 343 against both needed e two thirds majority. The vote in the various cities follows Bellevue democrats Rob 1.672 James Dougherty 1,623 Joeeph Collins 1,419, and Frank 1,477. Republicans waiter Kiel 1,083 and councilmen Robert Daughetee 1,143 Henry Gisher 897, and Joseph Radenheimer 1,014. Independent Albert Palm sr., mayor 387 James Sweeney City clerk 921, and Ernie Brinkman 450 Arthur Becker 395 Ann Sponsolier 183 Dorothy Lowe 149, and a. C. Schroder 416, City treasurer. It. Thomas mayor Frank Stegeman and councilman w. Donaldson Brown George Kisker jr., John Macht Charles Man they Robert Smalley and Charles Witemyre were reelected. C. Wayne Hutchinson was Defeated for Council. Southgate a a y o r William Blatt led in his incumbent councilmen in being re elected. He Defeated Allen j. Ziegler 517 to 341. Councilmen re elected were Carl Groeschen 593 William Klicke 526 Michael Furio 462 Arvil Dameron 577 Charles Droege 484, and George Veith 510. Defeated candidates were Edward Morrison 352 Woodrow Miller 291 Joeeph Fischer 420, and h. E. Browning 233. Police judge Thomas Swope unopposed had 669 votes. Continued of Page 8, col 8 Lux in All but a very few cases either incumbents or i n c u m Bents political Assoc i a t e s were elected. Nevertheless there is one office in doubt in Campbell on which county control depends. We refer of course to the key position of county judge. A a a there have been few More exciting races Snow Here than that Between Fred Warren and Andy Jolly in Campbell county. When Warren was trailing by 1,800, Stanley c. Moebus present county judge and staunch Warren supporter confided to Luke that the cause was hopeless. But thanks largely to it. Thomas Warrens Garrison finish was terrific. Luke kept getting bulletins wednesday night As recheck of the totals placed first one candidate and then the other ahead. Before retiring at 11 p. M. We Learned that Warren had a Lead of 19, which was to last at least overnight. If a recount or contest does not upset Warrens slim majority Campbell will have a new Republican judge and sheriff to succeed officials of the same persuasion. However with both judge Warren and county attorney George Muehlenkamp Democrat having a been Apon 4 40 sorted by the Campbell county civic association there May be some tightening in Law enforcement in the county. Both men should work Well As a team. During the Newport civic association administration in Newport Warren was City solicitor and Muehlenkamp prosecutor. With the same county commissioners the fiscal court policies should follow the sound progressive Trail blazed by Warrens Republican predecessors Moebus and Odia Bertelsman. Continued in Fage 4. Col. 4 late news bulletin Linds Johnson 4, 119 East fourth Street Covington was taken to Booth Hospital thursday by Covington police and treated for injuries. Both of the child a hands and arms were caught in a washing machine wringer at her Home. No changes of officials in Covington Covington a entire Board of City commissioners thursday had been returned to office for another two year term. Final returns for the City a 91 precincts in the tuesday election showed also that incumbent judge Eugene Benzinger was reelected for another four years As police judge of Covington. Benzinger Defeated his opponent Gus Sheehan jr., trial commissioner of Kenton county court by 3,141 votes. Ralph Goleme minority member of the City commission running a an Independent led the ticket repeating his performance in the City primary in september. Goleme polled 7,921 votes �48 More than his nearest rival. Commissioner Harold Swarthout who led the commissioner race two years ago. Besides Grieme and Swarthout commissioners Bernard Brungs and Ferd Hofstetter both members of the administration of mayor John j. Moloney. Robert Reynolds who was added by the administration As the fourth Man on the Peoples ticket finished in fifth place. Charles top Palmer a termer City commissioner Elmer Brooks and j. N. Bradford members of the City ticket finished sixth seventh and eighth respectively. The tabulation for the a Tyr a 91 precincts for police judge Eugene c. Benzinger. 8,178 Gus Sheehan ,035 for commissioners Ralph b. Oleme 7,921 Harold j. Swarthout. 7,275 Bernard j. Brungs 7,129 Ferd j. Hofstetter 7,11 Robert c. Reynolds 8,347 Charlee b. Palmer 5,479 Elmer l. Brooks.5.445 j. N. Bradford.5,358 errors Are discovered in several precincts Jolly studies recount Fred m. Warren Newport attorney and a Republican thursday was officially elected judge of Campbell county court his margin was 14 votes Over a. J. Andy Jolly Democrat Warren received 12,235 votes to Jolly s 12,221. Jolly said he did not believe he would ask for a recount of All the ballots cast in the judges race. Quot in a no poor loser however my Many friends Are urging that i request a Complete count of All the votes cast in the race a Jolly stated. The Winner of the judges race in doubt until an official was recount of the total vote in the 130 precincts in the county was completed thursday morning. The unofficial Check wednesday night had Jolly winning by 41 votes. Later another Check revealed an error of 40 votes for Jolly in precinct b of the second word in Newport which gave Jolly a on vote Lead. The election commission wednesday night then agreed to make an official recheck thursday which showed Warren winning by 14 votes. The Check thursday also revealed that Jolly had been Given 38 More votes in the Dayton total Voto than to received. That made it Warren 19 votes a ver Jolly. However Jolly in the latest re Check picked up a votes in precinct b in Highland Heights making Warren the official Winner by 14 votes. The election commissioners Campbell county Complete for county judge Fred m. Warren a. 12,235 a. J. Andy Jolly Ltd 12,221 for sheriff Albert b. Howe a. 1$,150 Norbert Roll a. 11,085 for county clerk Edward Sheehan a. 13,726 Fob county attorney Harry j. Luedeker. 11,146 George Muehlenkamp a 12,398 for Coroner William Tharp a. 10,278 or. L. C. Sauter a. 14,212 for county Jailer Edward Pretot a. 13,057 Farnast Parker a. 9,669 for state representative 62nd District Charlea Wirach a. 7,909 j. R. Painter a. 8,167 63rd District Morris Weintraub a. __p________5,831 for county commissioner first District said that the mistakes made were a a. Unintentional the mistakes in a cob smart m is counting in the Newport andjac0b i second District of crib. Vogt a. 10,100 James bus Clark a 12,781 Highland Heights precincts occurred Between the tabulation tables and official report made by the election commission to the official counters. The error in tee Dayton count n new Parkway is dedicated in Campbell William p. Curlin Kentucky commissioner of highways wednesday praised the cities of Newport Bellevue and it. Thomas in the construction of the memorial Parkway which runs through the communities. Curlin spoke at the dedication ceremonies at the Highlands High school. A luncheon was sponsored by the committee or it. Thomas at the Highland country club for local state and Federal officials to top part in the ceremony. There was a motorcade to tenth and grand streets where Newport mayor Robert Sidell Cut the ribbon officially opening the new Highway. The Rev. David Zaumeyer of St. Thomas Church gave the invocation and or. Howard w. Whitaker the Benediction. William Pfirman president of the Campbell county chamber of Commerce made the introductory address. Ton. The first count of the Dayton tot jul vote gave Jolly 1,343 Whan he actually received 1,323. George Muehlenkamp Democrat won Over Harry j. Luedeke Republican for county attorney to succeed Wesley Bowen who was Defeated by Luedeke in the Republican primary. Muehlenkamp had 12,398 votes to Lue Dekeys 11,148. Both Muehlenkamp and Luedeke were endorsed by the Campbell county civic association. Albert Howe Republican is the next sheriff. He Defeated Norbert Roll Democrat 13.150 to 11,985. Their fathers fan for the same office 29 years ago with Howe a father the Lato Albert Omie Howe winning a ver Rolls father the late Jacob Roll. A a of. L. C. Sauter Coroner was re elected. He Defeated William Therp Republican 14,212 to 10,-276. Or. Sauter a physician is a Democrat. The unofficial total vote in the county was 25,418, a Large vote for an a off year election. The three incumbent county commissioners Jacob marts and Maynard Heck both republicans and James bus Clark Democrat were re elected. Martz was re elected without opposition. His vote was 14,148. Heck received 13,606 votes against his democratic opponent Anthony Tony Durkin s 8,998. Clark won Over Carl h. Vogt jr., Republican 12,781 to 10,000. Charles Wirsch Republican was re elected to another term As state representative in the sixty second District. He obtained 7,999 vote to Democrat j. R. Painter s 6,167. Morris Weintraub Democrat was reelected state representatives from the sixty third District without opposition. His vote was 5,831. His District comprises All of Newport while the third District Laynard Heck a. 11,606 a Tony Durkin a 8,998 constitutional amendment no. 1 Yea 2,866 no. 14,441 constitutional amendment no. 2 a a. 3,743 no. 12,227 jury unable to agree in Mcdaniel Case after deliberating for two hours a jury in the Campbell circuit court of judge Ray a Murphy reported it could not agree in the murder trial of William Bill Mcdaniel 54, Newport cafe operator late wednesday. Mcdaniel was indicted in tha fatal shooting of Stanley Condo 35, 8269 Woodbine Avenue Cincinnati last March 14 in the cafe of Mcdaniel at second and York streets Newport. Condo was the brother of William Condo Cincinnati patrolman. Judge Murphy ordered the ease remanded to the docket for a now trial at a later Date. Court attendants said a poll of the jury showed a 9-3 vote for a verdict of involuntary manslaughter. Three of the jurors indicated they favored a voluntary manslaughter verdict which would carry a stiffer penalty. Comprise All cities and county areas except Newport. Both constitutional amendments in Campbell county went other District i Down by Large margins. Bank regains stolen Money a motion to return $5,245 close contest among officials introduced at the luncheon by rus sell Anderson toastmaster were Mack Galbreath u. S. Public Road administrator in Kentucky Curlin Dwight h. Bray chief state Engineer a. D. Neiser assistant Highway Engineer in charge of Urban developments j. J. Pollitte state Chelf locating Engineer c. O. Yochum District Engineer in Covington county judge Stanley c. Moebus Andl county commissioners and the bucket a Joseph Good mayors and commissioners of the body Thomas Mcgough James mayor Crowe renamed by voters of Ludlow mayor John e. Bud Crowe of Ludlow has been reelected Complete tabulation of the City a ten precincts showed thursday. Crowe Defeated Harold Pete Klosterman 613 to 569 votes. The six seats in Council went i a to Roy e. Plunkett who led the i failed to pass. The 1,041 and the a yes three cities. Harry Fuller sr., contracting Engineer told the luncheon guests that the Parkway was a one of the finest sections of Road in i stolen from the Deposit Bank Kentucky a possessing a one of Union ky., was approved by a the Best constructed bases i have judge Mac Swinford of the u. S. Ker court at Covington. Curlin paid tribute to Charles the Money has been in custody Kuhn it. Thomas City Engineer of the government since it was or Bis efforts in behalf of the recovered from the bandits who project and judge Moebus exp pressed his appreciation of the a Fine co operations Given Ini Campbell county by the Highway department on this and other projects. Took it last March in a Holdup. Payment of the u. S. Marshals costs by the american surety co., bonding firm for the Bank is required by the order. Monogue and Thomas Rose. The Field of Council candidates numbered fourteen. As tee result of tuesdays voting there will be four new faces in the Ludlow Council the newcomers Are James Monogue who had been out of office for Many yours after serving As the town s mayor Good body Rose and Mcgough. The proposed $60,000 sewer Bond Issue was Defeated 960 a a not Vocial Schr not vote was vote 767. The following unopposed candidates were elected As follows William Ernest Mershon police judge 1,469 Omer h. Stubbs City attorney 1,448 Winfred w. Smith clerk 1,451 Cornelius Maley treasurer 1,405, and Frank Belding assessor 1,375. In Bromley Charles 1. Weber polled 236 votes to Lead a Field of seven candidates for the town Board of trustees. Also elected were Charles o. Bauer 220 Mike Cross 207 Franklin y. Bethel 175 Theodore e. Rammler 185, and Jos 5 to 745 these Eph Gardiner 108. Paul Kerl building tax rate also with 107 votes failed to qualify. J l

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