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Dover Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - March 21, 1964, Dover, Ohio 1We're Coing Back To School'—See Page 17 Pilot Murdered Cuban Defectors Land Copter In U.S. i    -    - The Daily Reporter Dover-New Philadelphia, Ohio, Saturday, March 21, 1964 VOL 60. NO. 214.    44    PAGES.    7    CENTS Philo Man Asks $100,000 In Mishap, Wife's Death Leo Karl of RD 2, New Philadelphia, has filed 2 suits in Tuscarawas County Common Pleas Court asking a total of $100,000 in damages resulting from an auto accident which he claims caused his wife’s death. The accident occurred March 30. 1962, at Tuscarawas and Hardesty Ave. NW, New Philadelphia. Karl charges that as a result of the collision between Leonard G. O’Neal of 2434 S. Linden Ave., Alliance, and Jerome M. Massarelli of 553 Front Ave. SW, New' Philadelphia, Massarelli’s car rammed into Karl’s auto. Both Karl, who was driving, and his wife, Florence, were hospitalized with serious injuries, and she remained in critical condition for approximately a week In his suit, Karl claims his wife suffered a crushed chest, multiple rib fractures, lacerations, kidney injuries, massiveChief Deputy Cited In Crash Sheriff A. J. Young said this morning that investigation has been completed into a 2-car accident yesterday at 1:30 p.m. winch involved a Sheriff Department cruiser According to the report, an unmarked cruiser, operated by Chief Deputy John R. Barlock, 38, of 438 E. Front St., Dover, collided with a car operated by George Bell, 69, of 605 Fair Ave. NE, New Philadelphia, on Route 16, north of New Philadelphia. Barlock, to be cited for failure to stop within the assured clear distance, struck the rear of the Bell auto after the latter veered left of center and then back into the right lane to avoid a collision with a car operated by Dora F, Tecco, 45, of 33$ Grant St., Dover. The woman, according to deputies, had slowed down to make a right turn. There were no injuries. Youth Is Beaten UHRICIISV ILLI':— High School Principal John Harstine notified police that Darryl Whitman, 20, had assaulted Ronald Hickenbot-tom, 16, of 415 Cross St. at the school. Police took Ronald home and advised his mother that they would notify her on w-hat charges could be filed against Whitman. hemorrhaging and continued mental depression and physical weakness. Karl says he suffered fractures to nis breastbone and 3 ribs, dislocation of his right thumb, severe shock and aggravation of an arthritic condition. He was hospitalized until April 16 and out of work 8 weeks. Named in the suit is Albert Massarelli, proprietor of Acme Supply Co., 918 Boulevard, Dover, whose car his son, Jerome, was driving at the time of the accident. Karl claims that the elder Massarelli was responsible as he knew his son to be a reckless, fast and incompetent driver with past history of traffic violations. The death of Mrs. Karl, 60. which occurred on Oct. 4, 1963. her husband claims was due to her injuries received in the accident. In one suit, Karl, acting as executor of his wife’s estate, asks $40,000 as damages for her injuries, plus $10,000 as pecuniary remuneration to her husband and children. In the second suit, Karl claims $40,000 for the injuries he personally sustained and another $10,000 for the expenses and losses he incurred through his wife’s injuries. On March 17, Tile Buckeye Union Casualty Co. of Columbus and Albert Massarelli filed a suit for $1,372 against O’Neal for auto damages incurred in the same accident. Under terms of the insurance contract, Massarelli had subrogated his rights to the Buckeye firm. ^WeathervaneYESTERDAY High 41    Low 39 The Weather Elsewhere High IAtw Pi*. Albuquerque, clear . 52 25 Chicago, snow ..... 36    33    .17 Cleveland, rain — 40 38 .20 Los Angeles, cloudy 72 54 Miami, clear ....... 82    74 New York, cloudy ... 52 30 Pittsburgh, rain ... 47 38 .26 San Fran., cloudy .. 54 47 .07 St. Louis, cloudy ... 48 34 .13 Washington, cloudy 50 39    .03TODAY 7 a m............. 40 RAINFALL Last 24 hours .. .12 inch TOMORROWTOMORROW Sunset ............. 6:40 High 38    Low 17 Forecast: Fair and cold. By THEODORE A. EDIGER KEY WEST, Fla. (AP)—'The bloody hijacking of a Cuban military helicopter by two youths defecting to the United States was under tight federal investigation today. The body of the pilot, with six bullet holes, lay in a morgue in Key West where the Russian-made helicopter landed Friday from Havana. The two anti-Castroites who engineered the bizarre death battle over the Atlantic were taken to Miami for questioning by immigration authorities. Transported separately to Miami for U.S. grilling was a mechanic aboard the helicopter who said he wanted to return to Cuba. Authorities indicated the questioning might take days. When the drab green helicopter landed at Key West International Airport the mechanic, Sergio Roque, 17. started running.Reds To Free One U.S. Flier BERLIN (AP) — Soviet authorities announced today they are releasing 1st Lt. Harold W. Welch, one of three American fliers shot down over Communist East Germany on March IO. A U.S. Air Force ambulance left West Berlin for Magdeburg to get him. Welch, a 24-year-old native of Detroit, is in a Soviet military hospital in Magdeburg. He was injured when the three airmen parachuted. The trip from West Berlin to the hospital takes about I Vs hours on the autobahn. There was no word on the fate of the other two Ameicans. Capt. David I. Holland, 35, of Holland, Minn., and Capt. Melvin J. Kessler, 30, of Philadelphia. They were held by the Soviets at an undisclosed loca tion. He was caught 1.200 feet from the craft. The hijackers — Gullermo Santos and Andres Izaguirre— told police they comandeered the copter shortly after it left Twelve of the 16 dam operators in the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District were presented with U.S. Army Safety Achievement awards yesterday for perfect safety from Jan. I, 1961, to Jan. 19, 1964, in the district office of the Corps of Engineers in New7 Philadelphia. Receiving recognition were. Harry V. Haver of Dover Dam: George W. Warner of Bolivar Dam; John W. Foutz of Beach City Dam; James W. Kidd of World Flier Off For Puerto Rico MIAMI, Fla. (AP*—Mrs. Jean Merriam Smith, her heart set on flying around the world solo, left land behind today as she pointed her red and white twin-engine propeller plane toward San Juan, Puerto Rico. The 27 year-old Navy wife from Long Beach, Calif., took off from Miami International Airport. The leg to San Juan was expected to take about six hours. San Juan would be her fourth stop on the planned 27,000 mile course, almost the same as the route followed in 1937 by Amelia Earhart. Havana under a plan they had plotted carefully in advance. They told the pilot. Jose Marcia, to fly to the United States. See CUBANS, Page 16 Charles Mill Dam; Earl Z. Horner of Clendening Dam; Thomas F. Lilly of Dillon Dam; Paul T. Leggett of Leesville Dam; Delmar G. Hollingsworth of Mohicanville Dam; Henry E. Pepper of Piedmont Dam; Lawrence A. McBride of Pleasant Hill Dam; Lee R. Davis of Wills Creek Dam; and Holly S. Sayre of the Magnolia Levee. The awards were presented by Col. H W. Cochran, district engineer of the Huntington District Corps of Engineers, who also noted that the MWCD recreational policies are being used as a major gukle for the Corps’ basic policy. The Corps’ policy for future se curity and public relations activities was discussed by Major Dale F. Gibson, provost marshal for the Ohio River division of the Corps in Cincinnati. ON THE INSIDE Around The World ......... 15 Goren On Bridge .......... 14 Hospital News ............. 16 Obituaries ................. 29 Television ............ 19    to    22 Sports ................ 32    to    37 Women’s Pages........ IO    A    ll ■mm. COMING YOUR WAY SOON Harry V. Haver, dam operator at the Dover Dam, last night received the U.S. Army Safety Achievement award for 3 years of accident-free service. Presenting the award is Col. H. W. Cochran, district engineer for the Huntington District Corps of Engineers. ★    A    ' 12 MWCD Dam Operators Earn Safety Certificates ;

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