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Dover Times Reporter (Newspaper) - March 8, 1980, Dover, Ohio A-2 the times repo Stefi sat Mauch i in Philadelphia. Ohio Ford raps a debate on Plant closings Cleveland a a Ford motor co. Executive says Advance warnings to communities facing Plant closings could Hurt its business. John a. Betti a Ford vice president. Was questioned Friday As . Sen. Howard Metzenbaum a Ohio and three Cleveland area congressmen held a hearing on a Metzenbaum Plant closing Bill. A does a Large company have the obligation to its employees and the Community to discuss a decision to close a Plant before that decision is made a Metzenbaum ask. A we Are not used to having our decision process subject to Public debate. That would put us in a bad position with our Betti replied. Metzenbaum s Bill affecting businesses with More than she million in sales or assets would require two sen. Metzenbaum r in m Ford s Betti Riffe still opposes Ohio Resolution to balance budget Columbus. Ohio apr from the Start. House speaker Vernal g. Riffe or. A new Boston has opposed an Ohio Resolution requesting a . Constitutional convention to balance the Federal budget. And he still a has no to changed my position he said Friday. Riffe was questioned about those views following charges by George e. Snyder head of the National taxpayers Union and a former Maryland state senator. Snyder claimed thursday in Cincinnati that so percent of ohioans favor a a required Federal according to polls. Riffe brushed aside the criticism. But he provided a copy of a letter he wrote to Snyder on March 5 after the former lawmaker had asked about riffed a views and the status of the convention Resolution in Ohio. In the letter Riffe told Snyder that he favors a balanced budget adding that a since january 1959. Every state budget i have voted for was but he added that a my experience tells me that those proposals marketed As a simple solution to remedy problems often create new unknown and complicated in addition Riffe said he sent Snyder a copy of a letter he received from Carter on March 20, 1979, involving the Issue. Carter opposes a constitutional convention and Riffe said he had requested the presidents views on the matter. The president wrote in part that he was a totally opposed to the convening of a constitutional convention and just As importantly. I believe any balanced budget amendment approved by such a convention would if ratified be not Only dangerous for the country but clearly counterproductive to our current efforts to reach a balanced budget in a responsible and fair the president also told Riffe that. A i am deeply concerned that the Radical and unprecedented action of convening a constitutional convention might do serious irrevocable damage to the Snyder had said in Cincinnati however that the taxpayers Union believes the greatest single cause of inflation is a created by the government a through deficit spending it the government is crippling the Economy a Snyder said. Shooting claims 2 lives in Elyria 1 Elyria Ohio a an Elyria i woman was shot to death in her Home Friday and police say the Man who fired the shot was killed As he tried to escape. Dead in the afternoon incident were Cheryl Jarvis 25, and Gary Hanson. 32, both of Elyria according to Elyria police. Detectives alleged that Hanson armed with a Shotgun entered the front door of the Jarvis Home and shot mrs. Jarvis to death. Her husband took a gun from his bedroom pursued Hanson Down the Street and fatally shot him police allege. Both mrs. Jarvis and Hanson were pronounced dead on arrival at Elyria memorial Hospital at about 3 30 . No one was being held in the shootings and police said they were investigating the incident. Gas prices the average Price of gasoline in the area increased slightly during the past week according to the latest Survey by the Tuscarawas county automobile club. The average Price of unleaded gasoline increased to $1.20.0 from last weeks $1.19.7, while regular is now averaging $1.16.1, up from $1.15.9 the week before. Diesel fuel held steady at $1.18.1, while the average Price of Premium gasoline actually declined from $1.22.4 last week to $1.20.2. The aaa said the Survey indicated that availability for March is still Good. Firestone seeks new verdict in . Tire defect suit years notice before changing operations in which 15 percent of the employees would lose jobs. For companies with $250 million in sales or assets the business also would have to pay 85 percent of the workers wages for a year and make up some of the tax Revenue that would be lost by the Community. And if the business were moving overseas a 300 percent Federal tax payment would be required to the Federal government. Marc Stepp a vice president of the United Auto workers urged the congressmen to act quickly to prevent wholesale Plant closing. A these closings Are a profound injustice that Auto workers have All too Long been forced to Stepp said. The northeastern part of the state also has lost thousands of steelworkers jobs because of the closings of aging Mills. Metzenbaum said last month that head Learned Ford the largest private employer in the Cleveland area would phase out operations at its Brook Park engine Complex and build a new engine Plant in Mexico. He had produced documents from Ford discussing the Public relations repercussions of such a move. Betti repeated earlier statements that Fords $800 million investment in the Cleveland area made it a unthinkable not to stay in he also restated that engine Plant no. 2 at Brook Park would be closed for up to three years for retooling to make smaller More fuel efficient engines with about 1200 workers being furloughed. As for plans involving Mexico major competitors such As general motors Volkswagen Chrysler. American motors and Nissan Are now expanding facilities there to improve their competitive position. Betti said. Bill Casstevens director of the Law s Region 2 which includes Cleveland condemned Ford s plans. Quot Ford does no to care about the hardships they would cause to Cleveland if they moved to Casstevens said. A fall they Are concerned with is Public Law Region 2b director Joseph Tomasi of Toledo agreed adding that thousands of idled Auto workers would suffer. A if you were a drinking Man. You a probably get drunk a Tomasi said. A if you have no bad habits you a probably sit Down and Fine balance the cab of a tractor trailer hangs in balance Over Portage Bay on the Lake Washington floating Bridge in Seattle after crashing through the guard rail. The Driver Guy Scott of Federal Way wash., fell 20 feet into the water below where he swam to safety. Scott was hospitalized with minor injuries. A laser photo ruling expected soon on new trial in Beverly Hills supper club fire Cincinnati a a Federal judge is expected to Rule within the next few weeks on a motion for a new trial against the aluminium and wiring Industry stemming from the Beverly Hills supper club tragedy in which 165 persons died. . District judge Carl Rubin questioned jurors individually Friday about alleged irregularities in their deliberations which resulted in a finding of no liability against the aluminium wire and electrical device manufacturers. Four lawyers for the defense and victims were present during fridays closed hearing held at the Federal courthouse in Cincinnati. All but the jurors were barred from discussing what went on. Rubin a Law clerk also denied requests for copies of transcripts of the interrogation. The jurors heard the 2-Monh trial near the Southgate ky., night spot a where they were ordered to meet Friday. They then were transported by bus to Cincinnati where Rubin is normally stationed. Although Rubin told the jurors they could discuss the session none would. A a we re allowed to talk. We just done to want to a said one woman juror. Juror William Burton also refused to discuss the session. A the judge told us we could talk if we wanted. I just done to want to a Burton said. Jury Foreman Daniel Akins also declined to comment. Lawyers for the victims earlier had requested a new trial claiming that one juror conducted tests on the aluminium wiring in his Home and concluded the product was Safe. The plaintiffs charged the juror then related his findings to other jurors. According to the plaintiffs Rubin had cautioned the jury not to conduct any outside investigations. Instead they said he asked the jury to judge the Case on the Merit of evidence presented in court. The lawyers also alleged thai. Deliberations May have been infill ended by a Booklet a reconstruction of a tragedy Quot which was entry taken into the jury room by court officials. The publication. A which reported on the May 28, 1977.-, Blaze for an insurance group allegedly was read by at least one juror the lawyers said. Rubin had forbidden the Booklet As. Evidence for the defense. The victims also charged during the trial that aluminium wiring a attached to electrical devices a Short circuited and caused the fire. The defense argued however that the aluminium wiring was Safe. It. Also said the cause of the fire could not be pinpointed. A your Choice Black a Decker Power tool. When you Purchase 120 Square feet or More of any Armstrong chandelier Quot or Trendsetter Quot ceiling Baltimore apr Firestone tire and rubber co., ordered to pay a new York couple $3.75 million in damages for tire defects has asked a Federal judge Here to throw out the verdict reduce the jury award or order a new trial in the Case. The jury award to Nicholas and Helen Daskarolis of Brooklyn ., two weeks ago was the largest Ever made in a tire suit against Firestone a spokesman for the Akron Ohio company said. In papers filed thursday the company charged that the couples lawyers had not proven that Firestone s deluxe Champion sup a Belt tire was defective. The jury under judge Joseph h. Young found the tire had a defect that caused the plies to separate resulting in the Blowout May 31, 1976 that caused a head injury to Daskarolis. In its motion. Firestone called the award a grossly excessive. A these verdicts Are the result of a conscious exploitation by the plaintiffs of the Public a hostility toward National companies and the View that the average citizen is victimized by big business a the company lawyers wrote. No action has been taken on Firestone a motion. The couple and their lawyers could not be reached for comment immediately. I i i i i i i i i i i la instructions 1. Fill out Coupon 2. Attach copy of ceiling materials invoice 3. Circle qualifying ceiling item number Headliner 901. 908, 909, 910. 922. 925, 936 chandelier 10, 12, 13, 25. 40 Trendsetter 486. 492. 494 4. Circle the tool you want 5. Clip out amp enclose the qualifying a item number from ceiling Carton 6. Mail to Armstrong tool offer . Box 3001, Lancaster a 17604 dealer name amp City my name Street address Don t use . Box City state zip code offer Good on ceilings purchased mar 9 to apr 5. 1980 void where prohibited by Law mailing deadline May 10 1980 delivery 4-6 weeks limit 1 tool per household Midway lumber Union 205 s. Tuscarawas ave., Dover Ohio 44622 phone 216-3438871 255 second St. . New Philadelphia Ohio phone 216-364-6637 a a i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i e i i i i j 25 off Label Bounce fabric softener $2.69 60 it. Box Ultra ban Roll on deodorant 1.5 of. Btl. 1.29 swifts homemade soup starter asst. Flavors 5 of. Ctn. 1.19 8 off Label spic and Span cleaner 2/79 16 of. Box Botex mini pads r �2.2i Botex Maxi pads $3.02 Alka Seltzer plus cold Medicine 20 it. Box �?�1.19 turns antacid tablets 4 Roll Pak i Roll free 59 Nabisco Premium Saltine crackers 16 of. Box 79 8.2 of. Tube 1.09 Coric Idin Quot a Quot cold tablets 24 it. Btl. �?~1.29 kleenex boutique tissues 73 125 it. Box prints a colors Nabisco oreo double stuff chocolate Sandwich of. Pkg. 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