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Eastern Hills Journal (Newspaper) - February 04, 1981, Cincinnati, OhioAlbi it to historical society interstate 71 ltd 17th ave. Cot unit us f Ali 43211 jul sulk state u so postage Paio Cincinnati Ohio permit no 9s23to place a classified and Call 731-7170 by 3 00 . Monday display advertising amp news Call 531-0234paper delivery 731-4200 cd Nch a Nat suburban newspapers Dasfot Toht Jimi Mark of circulation integrity serving 17,000 Homes in Eastwood East Hyde Park Fairfax Hyde Park Madison place Madisonville Mariemont my Lookout Oakley Shau Anoe Trail Terrace Park est. 1936 vol. 45 no. 5 Cincinnati Ohio wednesday feb. 4, 1981 20c 4415 Montgomery re. On going meetings planned Mariemont fires 50 teachers editor s note the rapid rate at which events in Mariemont have been unfolding with regard to the teachers strike coupled with the production schedule of the Eastern Hills journal make it impossible for this publication to keep a Complete up to the minute account of the situation. What follows Are the facts As they stood at press time monday. By Lisa Twyman speaking to an auditorium spilling Over with people and emotion on Jan. 30 the Mariemont Board of education announced the termination of 50 teacher contracts. The Board had insisted that such would be the action if teachers did not terminate their strike and resume classroom duties by that morning. At 1q 30 . On Jan. 30,. Mariemont District education Assn. President Richard Eiche delivered a proposal to superintendent or. Donald Thompson stating that teachers would begin work if the Board would agree to the following conditions. Primary among these was that the Board agree to negotiate a master contract by aug. 1, and that All reprisals for teachers and students for their action or inaction during the strike be dropped. Thompson and the school Board refused. Since then both groups those sympathizing with the Board and those sympathizing with the teachers have continued to hold a series of meetings to determine How to proceed in Light of the firings. On sunday in the Fairfax vow Hall teachers from a number of nearby districts gathered with Mariemont teachers to demonstrate their support for the jobless strikers. Meanwhile not More than a mile away in the Mariemont pariah Center people had gathered to listen to or. Donald Thompson and other residents supporting the boards action urge the communities to pick up the pieces and go Forward. These developments Are the latest in a flurry of events which have been snowballing since the teachers walked off the Job Jan. 26. When teachers refused to work monday and instead formed picket lines outside the school the Mariemont school Board reacted with an announcement at the Jan 27 meeting. Superintendent or. Donald Thompson told the hundreds of students teachers and Community members who had gathered at the mid dle Behoc that the Board would not renew the contracts of 14 non tenured teachers and threatened to fire the other remaining strikers unless they returned to work by Friday. By thursday when teachers still had not returned to work Over the salary dispute anti demands for a master contract Thompson and Mariemont District education Assn. Idea president Richard Eiche met for an hour. Thompson told Eiche that if the teachers would agree to Start Back to work he would rescind his tuesday action of firing 14 non tenured teachers agree not to fire tenured teachers for participating in the strike and finally set up a Quot communication mechanism Quot by which teachers could direct questions and complaints directly to the Board. Eiche relayed this message Back to the striking teachers who voted to remain on strike despite the warning that they would be fired on Friday if they refused to return to work. In a statement by teachers they said that Thompsons proposal provided Quot no movement no substance and no Progress. They called it a Quot warmed Over version of old school Board positions that Are unworkable and Summit leads league strike Clouds athletics by les Wilson Summit country Days Silver knights walloped Cincinnati country Day 66-41 last week but had to go into overtime to preserve their Miami Valley conference undefeated status when new Miami dropped a 66-64 thriller. Now the knights own a 12-1 Overall record and have locked up the Mac championship with an 8-0 Mark two games ahead of new Miami. In other action Hamilton clobbered Withrow 89-58. Elder beat Purcell 73-53 and Mariemont was thrown into a state of confusion. Mariemont teachers began a strike Early in the week and among those walking out were most of the coaches. Then the Board of education fired 14 teachers who did not have tenure including head football coach Tom Crosby. Head basketball coach Fred Thomas with tenure was t fired at that time but could not coach the Roun Dball warriors so an outside supervisor was brought in to do the Job after a wednesday night game was cancelled. Before the Friday night clash with Glen Este coach Thomas and All other tenured teachers who were striking was fired. Football coach Crosby returned to the classroom and his dismissal was revoked. After All the meetings of townspeople and students in support of their teachers Friday nights game went on As scheduled. The warriors trailed by one to five Points most of the first three periods before going into a 45-44 Lead. But Glen Este came Back to Post a 62-59 Triumph. The Gutsy warriors gave it a 100 percent try to win this one for coach Thomas. Ron Edwards first a citizens recipient Madron place resident John. L. Xelha recently received Cincinnati s first Quot citizen of the month Quot award presented by mayor David Mann. Xelha is a part time employee of the recreation commission. At the Clifton Community Center he supervises filter school study hails and play periods referees basketball games and blitzed in 18 Points Dave Wainscott poured through 17, Greg she Lander furnished 14 with Todd Hansen adding six and Vince Lovins four but their outstanding Effort was overshadowed by the trojans. Summit easily disposed of cd 66-41 after piling up a 40-20 half time Lead. Dan Fleming scorched the cords for 25 Points with Walt Mcbride adding 18, Ahmad Harrison 10, Chris car Letti nine and Wayne Lee ver four. Against new Miami however. Summit had a real scare. After trailing Summit 42-31 when the last period started the speedy Vikings battered the backboards with enough shots to place 33 Points on the scoreboard in the last eight minutes and when regulation time expired the vikes had deadlocked the score at 64. In the overtime session neither team scored until Only seconds were left. Walt Mcbride was fouled and canned both Charity flips for a 66-64 Victory summits 12th in 13 games. Fleming sent 28 Points through the steel with Mcbride posting 24. Carletti was next with seven and Charlie Lawson an exciting player for the Vikings led his team with 23. New Miami is now 10-4 Overall and 6-2 in the Mac while Summit is 12-1 a 1 8-01. Charles Duke notched 19 Points Jeff Graves scored nine and Jon Hollingsworth canned eight but Withrow dropped an 89-68 decision a to the undefeated 15-0 big blues of Hamilton one of Ohio Stop rated teams. Withrow is now 9-8. Elder handed Purcell a 73-53 Loos despite 21 Points by dependable Bill Kraling and 16 from Dave Remenowsky. By Means of background teachers and the school Board arrived at this Point when an impasse panel comprised of two representatives elected by teachers two representatives elected by the school Board and a fifth member chosen by the other four was formed. Following three Days of deliberations the panel unanimously recommended that teachers be Given a 6.75 percent increase in salary. On dec. 31, the school Board in turn accepted the recommendation of the panel. Thompson explained that the panels recommendation is not binding on the Board or the teachers. Fifty five of the districts 96 teachers also met and voted 53-1 with one abstention to reject the recommendation Jan. 8 Eiche delivered a letter to Thompson asking that negotiations be reopened. Thompson refused by noting that it was the opinion of the Board that with the acceptance of the impasse panels recommendation the bargaining process had been completed. On Jan. 19, 50 members of the idea assembled and voted approximately 2-1 to authorize the idea executive Council to Call for a strike. Finally on Jan. 26. Two thirds of the districts teachers went on strike. Although teachers have asked for such a contract the past 12 years it was not a Factor in this bar gaining dispute until after they had gone on strike. Since then teachers have refused to go Back to work without one and the Board has refused to negotiate one. Teachers a refuse to work without a master contract because they have said the Board is making decisions about working conditions namely curriculum and transfers without input from teachers. The Board on the other hand has refused a master contract saying it would usurp the boards Legal rights and elective duties to run the school system. The Board also objects to a Federal mediator resolving internal grievances. Terrace Park school fourth Grade teacher Bette Griffith comforts Allison Bush one of 14 non tenured Mariemont City school District teachers who lost her Job Jan. 27. Griffith lost hers Jan. 30. Photo by Paula Deimling. Or. Eslie Asbury t. Spencer Shore two area residents named a great living Cincinnat ians or. Eslie asci try of East Walnut Hills and t. Spencer Shore of Hyde Park have been chosen by the Cincinnati chamber of Commerce to receive the Quot great living Cinci Natian Quot award. According to chamber president William Keating Quot this award. Is one of the highest honors that can be bestowed upon a member of this or. Asbury was born in 1895 in Rural Central Kentucky. He came to Cincinnati to attend the University of Cincinnati where he received a Bachelor of science degree prior to graduating from us College of Medicine in 1920. Following marriage to medical school classmate or. Mary Knight the doctors Asbury went to the Mayo clinic for postgraduate medical training he in general and orthopaedic surgery and she in ophthalmology. Five years later they returned to Cincinnati and or. Eslie Asbury began his highly successful and Long lived surgical career. In 1930 he was the youngest physician Ever to be elected chief of staff of the Good Samaritan Hospital. Or. Asbury has been an Active supporter of the t. Spencer Shore us College of Medicine and in 1947 founded the alumni Council which now raises More than $200,000 annually for the school. He is also involved in the literary club of Cincinnati and currently As the clubs historian. An important phase of his life began with the Purchase of a horse farm located near his Birthplace in Nicholas county by. Yearlings from Asbury a farm Forest Retreat were among the leading consignments at the Kee Neland summer sales and several champions including the 1954 or. Eslie Asbury Kentucky Derby Winner determine were bred there. When asked recently what aspect of his life held the most meaning for him. Or. Asbury replied Quot the accomplishments of my he is particularly proud of the medical achievements of his wife Mary Knight Asbury a Pioneer ophthalmic pathologist his son or. Taylor Asbury professor of ophthalmology College of Medicine University of Cincinnati another son. Or. Arthur Knight Asbury professor and chairman of neurology University of Pennsyl Vania medical in up a iri his daughter Elizabeth Stone who serves on Many Volunteer boards in the Cincinnati area. T. Spencer Shore was bom in Chillicothe mo., in 1903. He was the youngest son of a successful hardware Salesman who firmly believed in the value of education. In concurrence with his fathers advice. Shore received two degrees from the University of Missouri and then attended the Harvard business school. Upon graduation in 1926, he joined Goldman Sachs amp co., which was then and is today one of the most highly regarded Wall Street investment banking firms. In 1931, he resigned from Goldman Sachs amp co. To become assistant treasurer of the general tire amp rubber co., Akron Ohio. He went on to become vice president treasurer director and member of that company a executive committee. In 1949, when Shore was elected president of the Eagle Picher now Eagle Picher industries inc. In 1967 he was elected chairman of the Board and in 1968, chair news Bra efs Ora Survey takes pulse of member attitudes the executive Board of the Oakley residents Assn. Ora has mailed a membership Survey to All Oakley residents involved with the organization. President Bob Dwyer said that the Survey was compiled with the help of University of Cincinnati students and is designed to appraise members satisfaction with the Ora to Date. He continued that it is also asking members their1 expectations for the organization in the future. Dwyer also reminded members that the first general meeting of the Ora since the new year will be feb. 23. Brush leads Hyde Park program on political topics Cincinnati vice mayor Tom Brush will discuss matters of concern to Hyde Park at a meeting tuesday feb. 10, 8 . In the Knox presbyterian Church Observatory and Michigan avenues. The charter committee neighbourhood meeting is open to anyone who would like to learn More about the committee and City Hall or would like to express an opinion to a member of City Council about the City As a whole or Hyde Park in particular. To suggest a topic or make a reservation Call charter committee 2414 303. Hyde Park program explores children s learning experience the Cincinnati chapter of children a International summer villages Civ has been invited to Send a delegation to Civ villages in Stockholm Sweden and Michigan City ind. This summer. The delegation will consist of two boys two girls and an adult chaperone. In a Civ Village children selected from 10-12 different countries live together for the month of july in a Camp setting and get to know each other and the country they represent. Interested 11-year-Olds Are invited to a play Day feb. 7 at the Hyde Park Community United methodist Church from 9-3 . To learn about the program and selection process. Children must bring a Parent or guardian to stay until 10 30, $5 membership fee lunch in a Box decorated like a foreign country a game to play play clothes and gym shoes Call Bob Meier for reservations or information. Man of tho executive committee. During Shore s tenure As president of Eagle Picher the company quickly recovered from losses in excess of $3 million. His successful plan for diversification of the company changed Eagle Picher from a primarily Lead and Zinc commodity supplier to a Quot manufacturers manufacturer Quot which now boasts a line of More than 4.000 products. Shore is lauded As the architect of Eagle Picher a comeback and for the last 15 years earnings have steadily moved Forward. Keating said Quot it is the marriage of shores business acumen and his Many civic activities that make him a great living Cinci Natian. His belief that Cincinnati was Quot the Best place to raise a family Quot was a major determinant in his decision to leave a More lucrative position in new York with Goldman. Sachs amp co. In 1953, Shore was co chairman of the Fine arts fund and in 1956, chairman of the United Appeal Campaign. He has served As a recent member of the boards of trustees of the University of Cincinnati and the children s Home. Shore has often stated his belief in the responsibility of corporate officers to work for Good government whether or not their political persuasions coincide with his. At 77, t. Spencer Shore continues to be consulted not Only by the present management of Eagle Picher industries inc., but by his Many friends in the business Community. He and his wife Harriet have three married children. Gold Silver coins it Stirling it buy Cash payment Markof it the Curre of Forest an0 a humus me. In i 631-2112 open 7 Oats my ii pm iras available savings and loan company 6923 Madisonville Road Mariemont 2722423

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