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Elyria Chronicle Telegram (Newspaper) - October 4, 1970, Elyria, Ohio R r Fly Ash problem is nothing new to Avon Lake neighbors of Cei by Nancy Schwarzwalde first of a serbs Avon Lake the words Fly Ash have become Synoni Mous with the words nuisance and problem in this City of More than residents during the 42-year history of the Cleveland electric illuminating co. Here. Since when the first Plant was constructed the emission of smoke Laened with Fly Ash. An Industrial residue has had residents complaining and Cei officials making promises and paying damage claims. When the original Plant was built a Large area of the now populated City was in grape vineyards and peach Orchards. Records show that claims were paid As Early As the 1930 s for damage to grape and peach growers crops. One Avon Lake Resi Dent can remember when Cei paid his Mother for a table cloth ruined by Fly Ash in 1936. The original Plant was opened in 1926 with two generators with a total capacity of 80.000 kilowatt hours. In 1928 the Plant was expanded to produce another 40.000 kilo Watts. In 1943 the company made another addition adding an output of 60.000 kilowatts. In.1949 the company made its second largest addition Generator which would turn out kilowatts. With the 1949 addition announcement was made to news Media and City officials that a is million smoke Abate ment program was included. In 1958, another addition was made to the Plant and again residents and City officials were promised that it would be virtually free of air pollutants. In 1968, the largest and costliest addition was started. This included a 600-foot smokestack hailed As having the most efficient precipitator on the Market. Each time additions were made officials promised that the addition would help reduce the air pollutants. In a report to the press radio and television news Media july 31 of this year Ralph m. Besse chairman Karl h. Rudolph president and Harold l. Williams vice president engineering of Cei said air and water pollution is a serious problem and an extremely Complex problem. Solutions require Long Range planning improved technology and massive expenditures of the report noted that since the 1920s, every new illuminating company generating Plant has been equipped with the latest and most efficient pollution control equipment available at the time. Regardless of the newest precipitators the Fly Ash prob Lem continues to plague not Only residents but Cei officials As Well. Officials now claim the Quality of Coal has been of such Low Grade the precipitators have Able to handle the residue the Coal gives off when it is being bumped. Fly Ash has been traced this year As far East As Rocky River by James Lytle. Plan nine commission member. So in effect the Only advantage to the residents from the new 600-foot smokestack is that the Fly Ash is being dispersed Over a wider area. Residents on Avondale drive say they have just about Given up Hope of solving their problems from Coal mrs. Gerald Karrick 270 Avondale dr., on two different occasions during the last few weeks has reported that any dish or utensil left sitting out overnight has had to be washed before being used. After two particularly turn to a-3, col. 4 police smash one of 4 jail riots by Richard Goldstein. New York up rampaging prisoners at the 10-Story Brooklyn jail the fourth Jailhouse to be struck by Mutiny within three Days released three hostages unharmed Early today and riot police equipped with teargas reported they had regained control of the building. Inmates had been holding a total of 26 men hostage and had control last night of parts of four of the City s six jails for adult men. Still being held were 18 at the Manhattan House of detention in Long Island City. No hostages were taken in disturbances at a second Queens jail. One official at the Brooklyn jail reported the institution entirely secured shortly after Midnight. The prisoners had been promised amnesty earlier if they released the three hostages unharmed. At Long Island City the state supreme court held an extraordinary bail hearing inside the jail itself in response to demands from prisoners who began the riot ing thursday to protest High bail overcrowding and bad food. An inmate said Friday the hostages whom prisoners had air Force transport lost with 43 Taipei twelve . And nationalist chinese air Force planes three of them equipped with Cloud piercing electronic equipment searched Northern Taiwan yesterday for a . Air Force transport plane missing with 43 persons aboard. A . Air Force spokes Man said no Trace of the four engine Hercules was found. It disappeared Friday. The spokesman said the plane bound for the Ching Choan Kang air base in Cen trial Taiwan from Taipei was feared lost in the Northern Taiwan mountains. Threatened to kill would be released if the hearing was held. But last night while the hearing was in Progress inmates demanded that a Congress of inmates be formed and composed of Pris Oner representatives from each of the City jails in return for the release of hostages. Justice Edward Dudley who presided at the hearing released eight prisoners on parole and reduced bail for another four during the first hour of the lengthy session. Most of the inmates at the tombs and Long Island City Are awaiting trial and have not been convicted of any earlier in the Day riot police with helmets Handcuffs and tear Gas massed outside the tombs in downtown Manhattan but a prisoner called out if we Don t come out alive. The hostages Don t come out the riot Force was then shifted to Brooklyn where about so police entered the building but turned Over the tear Gas to guards who began firing it on floors held by the prisoners except for the fifth floor where the hostages were believed to be held. Nine guards were overcome by the fumes and taken to the Hospital and prisoners who earlier in the Day smashed windows tables and chairs and threw burning bedding out of the windows remained in control of at least three floors at Nightfall. Mayor John v. Lindsay appealed to inmates last night to release their hostages immediately warning persist ence could Lead Only to a Nightmare of weather Low 40s partly Cloudy Aid Cool today highs ii the is Lorth Aid is Central Aid fair Aid Cool tonight lows mostly the 4fe. Tomorrow partly Cloudy myth co better Awe Dutten elsewhere Aid Cool highs ii the is. Lake Erie West to Northwest wilds 2t to m Knott today. Scattered showers with a Chaice of a few tender Fiihr East portion. Out of county judge to be asked in building suit president Nixon Waves a shillelagh presented to him by mayor f. Liddy at Limerick Ireland yesterday As the Nixon cavalcade entered the City from Shannon Airport. Up photo Nixon Calls Viet advisers to Ireland by Lewis go Lutc Limerick Ireland a president Nixon Sun tanned and relaxed on one of the busiest Days of his tour flew into Ireland yesterday near the end of a 12.000-mile, five nation trip his aides said was aimed at promoting peace in the Middle East and Vietnam. Here in the Green country Side. Nixon is meeting today with his top advisers on Viet Nam peace strategy. The Jet travelling White House announced in Advance that there would be no Viet Nam pronouncement at this time. The president a Small but enthusiastic Irish Welcome despite heavy Secu Rity precautions and protests Over using this pro american but Neutral nation As a site for talks with his own top advisers on Vietnam. Ireland was the third coun try in a single Day on the presidential Odyssey. From Spain in the morning he flew to Britain for lunch with Queen Elizabeth ii and prime minister Edward Heath and top officials from the two governments conferred on Middle East peace efforts and other International issues. Nixon and his wife Pat then flew to Ireland s Shannon Airport where prime minister Jack Lynch told him i extend to you our traditional Hundred thousand Nixon then walked toward a Barrier holding Back the crowd and dozens of them shoved Forward to shake his hand. Moments later the presidential party left in a motorcade for Limerick. Crowds were six deep along stack River sunday. Cleanup project needs some Hof clogs by Anita Schrodt Elena Jaycees Are working on the final plans for Black River sunday scheduled for next sunday and hoping in the meantime that there is Little rainfall and some donations of food since we cancelled a break at midday it looks As though we 11 have to ask volunteers to bring their Jim Pirks. Project chairman said Black River sunday co sponsored by the Jaycee and the Oiron icle telex ram is aimed at using 1.000 volunteers to clean debris and trash from the River and River Bank Between its 10 and 2h. Parks reported that about 400 have committed diem saves for Volunteer work. 600 Short of the goal of Low Parks who can he contacted at the chronicle Telegram will be working this week on securing More volunteers and donations and working on the final schedule for the All Day cleanup the red Cross has told us its canteen is equipped to serve food if someone would donate hotdogs or snacks we d have our lunch problem solved he said volunteers and sponsors will meet at Cascade Park at 8 a m next sunday to begin the cleanup work hoping to begin hauling the junk to the City Landfill dump in the afternoon. Jaycees will be on hand at All times at the for any volunteers making sore they Are transported to one of the seven cleanup sections. Parks said the streets of Limerick. From Limerick the Caval Cade drove on to Kil Frush House the 200-year-old secluded country mansion where the Nixon Are staying and where the Viet conference will be held. Called in from Paris for the Vietnam session were the new chief . Envoy to the peace talks. David k. E. Bruce and the no. 2 . Delegate Philip c. Habib. Also attending will be Secretary of state William p. Rogers and Security adviser Henry a. Kissinger who Are travelling with the president. Nixon has told foreign Lead ers during his european trip that the United states prefers Pat admits being tired but goes on Limerick. Ireland up first lady Pat Nixon con ceded in London saturday that for the first time on her trip she was tired wanted to put my feet up. Have a cup of Tea arid but if she was tired she did t show it when she set foot in Ireland. Mrs. Nixon who has been looking Forward to meeting her Many Irish Kinfolk. Spontaneously hugged a Young hostess from Are lingus National Irish airline when the Nixon arrived in Ireland and the girl gave mrs. Nixon a Pink and red bouquet. The president seemed to defer to his wife and mrs. Nixon showed her Irish warmth and spontaneity that she usually displays Only in Small intimate groups. President Nixon said he was t too sure of his Irish ancestry but he had no doubts about his wife s if her credentials Are open to Nixon told the crowd with a Grin let me assure you when 1 married her she was Patricia Ryan and she celebrates her birth Dav on St Patrick s Dav to end the conflict by negotiation rather than through the slower Vietnam nation process of turning Over All of the War Burden to Saigon but that prospects for a negotiated settlement Are not Bright at this moment. White House sources said the eight Point Viet Cong peace proposal put Forward by negotiator mrs. Nguyen Thi Binh in Paris would be care fully studied for possible open Ings though on the surface it appeared to be similar to previous versions unacceptable to the United states. Nixon conferred with prime minister Edward Heath of Britain at the latter s country estate at Chequers outside London. Presumably there was some discussion of Viet Nam but the chief topic Between the two leaders seemed to be the Middle East. Ziegler added that the officials recognized however that a greater degree of mid dle East stability was Neces sary before any Progress can be made in peace talks that turn to Page a-3, col. 3 today s chuckle speak Well of your remember Yew made them. By Walter Godfrey an. Out of county judge will be requested for hearing the taxpayer s suit filed wednes Day to Block construction of a million county administration building in downtown Elyria. Presiding Lorain county common pleas judge John d. Pincura said he will ask the Ohio supreme court chief Justice to assign an out of county judge to hear the Case As was done in a similar Case earlier this year. All four Lorain county common pleas judges report edly agreed that the Case should be heard by a judge not from the county. Judge Pincura withdrew in the previous Case. He is a brother of Ludwig m. Pin Cura. Who As a county com missioner was involved in the Legal action. Wendell c. Beal. 284 Haw Thorne St. A taxpayer filed suit to enjoin Elyria from proceeding with its agreement with Lorain county commissioners relative to construction and use of an administration building. The City county agreement provides that the City lease 5.000 Square feet in the building for five years at a Cost of and also construction a deck parking facility for 264 cars at a Cost to the City not to exceed Beal represented by atty. J. William Tattersall. Claims the proposed expenditure viol ates the City charter violates a Trust indenture relative to paid parking lots by proposing to build the deck parking Over an existing City parking lot. And that the plan expends City tax Revenue for the Benefit of private downtown property owners. Beal filed a similar suit earlier this year to Block a City county agreement to construct an administration building. The suit was successful when visiting judge James Mccrystal. Sandusky. Granted an injunction on the ground that that plan provided no direct Benefit for Elyria. The present plan is a Revi Sion which City solicitor Kosma Glavas says does Benefit Elyria and will with stand a court test. A tentative Date of nov. 5 has been set for hearing the taxpayer s suit but this is subject to change. Judge Pincura said. Glavas said the City is also going to file a suit requesting the court to approve the agreement and open the Way for issuing Bonds to finance the plan. Judge Pincura said that if the City does file such a Case the two cases could be consolidated for trial if a motion requesting consolidation were filed. . Report on Kent due Washington your you listen to me a participant in March for Victon in Washington some words for a Yippie demonstrator on the Washington Monument grounds. The hippies clashed with some of the estimated 20.wo to 25.0w marchers but there was no serious clash reported. For details and additional pictures turn to pages a-3 and cd. Iti photo

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