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Dover Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - April 25, 1964, Dover, Ohio Dem Letter To Pastors Causes Resentment A mimeographed letter mailed by the City Democratic Committee of New Philadelphia to Protestant clergymen in the county regarding the sheriff nomination race on May 5 has added another sour note to that contest. The letter, signed by Al Bricker, committee chairman, and received yesterday by ministers, asked them to urge members of their respective congregations to support the candidacy of Joe Frenzel because “with 4 men seeking the Democratic nomination .... only Joseph W. Frenzel is a Protestant.” The letter went on to state: “The other 3 candidates are members of the Catholic religion and none can come near ‘our man’ in qualifications for the office of sheriff.” Several ministers contacted The Daily Reporter and expressed their resentment. One of them said: “This is going way out of line. Injecting re ligion into a political campaign is in very bad taste and I shall protest such tactics to the Democratic organization of the county.” Atty. Kenneth Ferrell of New Philadelphia, chairman of the County Democratic Executive Committee, stated: “The Demo cratic party, and especially myself as chairman, does not support, or refuse to support, or castigate, or promote any candidate or individual because of ’ his religious belief, color, creed or lack of religious belief. This is totally in opposition to all the See DEM LETTER. Page 14The Daily Reporter VOL. 60. NO. 244.    40    PAGES.    Dover-New    Philadelphia,    Ohio,    Saturday,    April    25,    1964      7    CENTS Spirit' Makes Poverty Trip Pleasing For LBJ Bv FRANK CORMIER WASHINGTON (AP) — President Johnson has taken his “war on poverty” to the streets of Pittsburgh, the tarpaper cabins of Inez, Ky., and along the way summarized his likely 1964 campaign tactics: “I wish I could look into every face and shake every hand.” Before returning to Washington late Friday night after a 17-hour day on the run, Johnson said he found “a wonderful spirit” among the people of poverty - pocked Indiana, Pennsylvania. Kentucky and West Virginia. And he said he was looking ahead to a “bright highway of hope” for the impoverished and unemployed of the nation. impromptu street rallies and given his Secret Service bodyguards a scare by riding through crowds in an open convertible — something that had not been done since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy last Nov. 22. Perhaps the most unusual episode of a day crowded with surprises was a presidential visit to the cabin-dwelling Tom Fletchers and their eight children at Inez. Mounting the rude front porch of the Fletcher home in Hat-field-and-McCoy country, Johnson squatted on his haunches— hunkered down, in local parlance—to discuss with the man of the house the problems of poverty. Fletcher, jobless for much of the past two years, reported he earned $400 last year—largely by scratching for coal on the surface of the neighboring hills. Fletcher, who quit school in the fourth grade, got a lecture from the President on the wisdom of educating his jean-clad boys. “Take care of yourself,” said Johnson as he left the hillside cabin. “And don’t you forget See SPIRIT’ Page 14Election Board Courses Unsure On Vote Action Vie Turner, clerk of Board of Elections, said this morning —that to the best of his knowledge — neither the board members or the chairman have been served with papers in connection with a mandamus action filed Thursday by Mayor Donald Huston of Dennison to stop a vote on the Dennison - Uhrichsville annextion in the May 5 election. A hearing on the action has been set for 9 a m. Monday before Common Pleas Judge J. If. Lamneek. At that time, the Board supposedly is to show cause why the annexation ballot should not be removed from the May 5 primary election. Turner said he learned of the action through the newspapers. It is expected, however, that board members, including Kenneth Ferrell, chairman, will meet over the weekend with Prosecutor Harlan Spies to discuss the action. Spies is legal advisor for the group.DAY -r<-BRIGHTENER Folks used to deny thorns! luxuries to have money in bank—now they go without I ey to have the luxuries. The President came home delighted with the reception given him by big-city steelworkers and hill-country sawmill workers—even though his right hand was puffed and daubed with red antiseptic. Without question, Johnson had shaken more hands than on any other day as President. He had been mobbed and buffeted by over eager admirers, conducted BRENDA FESTI TOPS LOCAL ENTRANTSN. Lawrence Girl Winner In Becky Tryon, 14, an 8th Grader of North Lawrence School in Stark County, is champion speller of the region. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin C. Tryon Sr., she defeated 37 other contestants at last night’s 18th an- CLEVELAND (AP)—A Northwest Airlines pilot was credited with averting tragedy when a four - engine airliner w ith 77 aboard skidded almost a quar-ter-mile on its nose at Cleveland Hopkins Airport Friday night. No one was injured in the mishap that resulted from collapse of the nose gear as the plane neared the end of the runway. Two propellers and parts of a abaft on Hie turboprop were tora mial spelldown. The best speller among Tuscarawas County’s 5 entrants w'as Brenda Festi. 13, 8th Grader of Dover St. Joseph’s who placed lith, going down in the 9th round on the word “cellu- off One propeller blade that snapped off ripped a gash in the fuselage. Passengers credited the pilot. 1’apt. Elman Lemley of Minneapolis, with averting disaster. Lemley said he reacted automatically, following emergency procedures, cutting the fuel supply and power switches. Ile had a hard time recalling See PILOT, Page iiRegional Bee lose.” Brenda was runnerup in The Daily Reporter’s county bee. Three other counties, Carroll, Columbiana and Holmes, were represented in the spelldown sponsored by the Canton Repository and held in Timken Vocational High. The 38 spellers represented approximately 70 -000 students. Leslie Paulus, 14, 8th Grader at Tuscaraw as-Warwick and winner of the county spelldown, See SPELLERS. Page 14 r .    i ON THE INSIDE Around The World ............ 13 Goren On Bridge ............ 24 Hospital News ............... 28 Obituaries .................... 27 Television ............ 17    to    20 Sports .............. 29    to    34 Women s Pages .......... ti    &    7 DON’T FORGET, tonight’s the night to turn the clock AHEAD an hour for daylight time, so that 2    a.m., for instance, becomes 3 a.m. This applies, of course, only for those areas which will join the new time belt. Dover and New Philadelphia residents needn't follow the procedure. Driver Charged In Philo Mishap New Philadelphia police cited Roy E. Turney, 20, of RI) I, New Philadelphia, for failing to maintain assured clear distance following an accident on Prospect St. at IO:05 Friday night when Ins auto struck the rear of one driven by Beth A. Grimm. 16, of 435 Fair Ave. NE In ail accident at 9:33 Friday morning on 2nd St. NW. an auto driven by Hilda Milos, 64. of 705 Oak St NW collided with a city truck operated by Clarence Larkin 'J 235 3rd St. SW, on 2nd St. NW.Pilot Credited With Averting Tragedy In Crash Landing Becky Tryon, 14-year-old 8th Grader of North Lawrence School in Stark County, reigned as regional spelling champion following the spelldown last night in Canron Timken Vocational High. ;

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