Elyria Chronicle Telegram in Elyria, Ohio
2 Sep 1973

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2 Sep 1973

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Chronicle Telegram {Newspaper} - 1973-09-02,Elyria, Ohio Area school Bells ringing in a new academic by Alice Luddington e than area elemental and secondary students will be Olf the streets and out of mom s hair this week As local of Hooks open for the 1973-74 year. A tally of Public schools in Lorain. Erie. Huron Cuya hoga counties and part of Medina county shows that school officials Are expecting 100,012 pupils. Parochial and non Dubuc schools Are expecting approximate la 6.200 pupils. W Hile the problems and programs for the year vary from system to system enrolments and finances seem to be common concerns. One noticeable trend in Many systems is an increasing number of students in Junior High and High school classes. This increase is a natural progression of the High enrolment in kindergartens and elem Enlar schools of the los. Elementary schools were built and extra teachers hired for these Large classes. At the same time enrolments in some area kindergartens and primary grades Are decreasing. School officials Are attributing the drop in enrolments to a decreasing birth rate and a decline in Home construction. Forced to live in smaller quarters usually apartments couples tend to postpone having children. Another familiar trend is increasing costs. School systems faced with higher prices for gasoline paper salaries and oth for what s new at area parochial schools Ond Lorain and Cuya hoga county Public schoos plus starting dates for All schools see Page a-6 for what s new at Erie Huron Public schools see Page c-7. Or school purchases Are seeking More funds from taxpayers. Ways to Cut costs Are also being sought. Four area Public schools Are asking for a Cost of living Quot levies in november ranging from 2 to 5 Mills additional funds to offset inflation. Other systems Are considering Levy requests within the next year. For capita improvements seven Public school systems will ask voters for funds to build school additions and Purchase school Sites to accommodate overcrowding particularly in the secondary Levels. Two area systems will now be Able to offer physical education courses with the completion of gymnasiums in South Amherst and Wellington. The Overall trend in curriculum seems to be leaning toward More individualized instruction for special students. Many systems Are initiating or expanding Reading programs for pupils with learning disabilities through state Aid. Elyria Ohio chronicle Telegram sunday september 2, 1973 15 cents 35 Are dead 20 missing danish hotel fire kills 19 americans a in a somebody to Ione. Or net Lila the it a Ca visit. Or act like they cared an unpainted wooden door opens onto the worn and patched linoleum of the Kitchen floor. A stained porcelain sink hangs on the Wall below a layer of peeling Blue paint. In one Comer stands an old Philco refrigerator near a door is a narrow stove with four Gas burners. The room is filled with mid morning Sunshine which filters through thin White curtains and w Ith the incongruous sounds of an unseen television set. Seated at the varnished wooden table is a woman who stares out the window at the Blank face front of a House 15 feet beyond her own. One hand cups her Chin the other rests on top of a Cane which lies the length of the table top. She is wearing a stained quilted Pink Houseboat with Tom pockets slippers a pair of heavy wrinkled stockings a and a curl be people Don t like to be bothered by Oder mks much but somebody s got to bother about us decked Gray wig. Which she later Points out with Pride is just one of her two hair pieces. Quot i m just world out a i feel like going to Are almost her first words. Quot i m just so tired. I m just so she adds and her voice traits off. Then with renewed vigor comes the half accusatory protest you re so different when you get old a it s not like when you re Young. I guess you Don t worry Tso much. It s just when you re old you always get upset. She w.4s born feb. 9. 1895, in Atlanta. A. And has lived in Ohio for 53 of her 78 years. Until nine years ago her Home was in Columbus after the death of her husband she moved into the Hottie House at 6143 Antrim rom Elyna Tov ship her name is Mayme Lee love she is. In the terminology of commission and committee reports one of the aged. �?o1 was up and fixed and ready i got up at 8 30. Cleaned myself up and got my wig on. She comments conversationally explaining her preparations for the earlier visit of a photographer. Quot he was Nice people Don t like to Story by Mikie Sherman photos by John Baldoni be bothered by older folks much but somebody s got to bother about us. Quot a Many people a she was to say later a think when you get old you Don t need nobody. But i be somebody to visit me. Or act like they cared about you even if they Don t. I need somebody to be Nice to me a i Ain t got no folks nobody but Uncle Uncle James a her dead husband s Uncle not exactly her Quot own folks Quot As she is careful to Point out a is a Spry looking Man who admits Only to being a past 83. Quot he lives in a Home directly to it behind mrs. Five s and looks in once or twice a Day to see How she is doing. He is. Often the Only person mrs. Love will see from morning to night. Except for Uncle James and a a Good Good woman Friend who visits from time to time with gifts of prepared food the persons who still figure most largely in mrs. Love s emotional world a her Mother father Sisters Brothers a Are All Quot passed. Despite her four marriages she has had no children a a if i d had go s Luck i d have had two. Quot she said. A childless world populated by memories of the dead is a lonely one. I Ain t got nobody but Uncle James i can depend on to Copenhagen it up a Denmark s worst hotel Blaze in a generation gutted the 19th Century thalnia a described As a a fire trap a a before Dawn yesterday killing at least 35 persons including 19 americans. Another 20 guests were still missing police said. Police refused to identify the victims until their relatives were notified. Many of the victims were burned so badly it was difficult to identify them. Police said 17 persons were hospitalized for Burns smoke poisoning or injuries received when they leaped from windows in panic. Only 13 of the hotel s 85 registered guests escaped unscathed. Officials said it was the worst hotel fire in Denmark since world War ii. An unidentified family of four americans perished despite the father s efforts to save his wife and two children by putting them in a Bathtub filled with cold water. The father was found lying across the tub Over the bodies of his family police said. The danish fire brigade said officials had been warned repeatedly that the 75-year-old hotel was a Hazard because it lacked elementary fire prevention equipment. Quot the hotel was a fire trap and we have several times warned danish authorities about this As Well As other hotels in the old fashioned style Here in Copenhagen Quot Jan an Izobel chief of the Copenhagen fire brigade told up. Police managed to identify 15 victims by late yesterday and set about the task of discovering their relatives. One of the survivors. Jules Fine of Honolulu said he was glad he spent the extra Money for a room with a Bath. All rooms with Baths were in the front of the building. Fine an assistant inspector with the . Department of agriculture said. A i think the reason we were so Lucky was that we had a room with a Bath which is in the front of the hotel. The people in the Back weren t so Lucky. He and his wife fled the thick smoke to a Balcony closing the French doors behind them. A fall above us on the fourth and fifth floors it was absolute pandemonium Quot he said. A we could hear people screaming for help. Shouting Quot help us save us Quot Quot a i think most of them at that Point were suffocating rather than burning he said. The fines were lowered to safety on a ladder. A fire officer said the fire broke out about 2-30 . It apparently started on the main staircase Between the second and third floors. The cause was not immediately determined. 7 have to look out at something Here it helps me just to look. I can t look at four Walls All the time see about me mrs. Love says. A i just get so lonesome for my folks i could scream sometimes a nobody knows How you feel. Other people Are ail right but it s not your immediate family. My Mother. I sure miss her. Sitting around. She was sick just four weeks and she passed. You Don t have a Mother but one nor. But one time is there Youthful Ness. Incapacitated by age. And by a years old fractured Skuri and broken shoulder which did t set right mrs. Love reminisces about an adolescence containing Long lost moments of gaiety i danced went to parties played cards things like that you know went to the show a a ice of life at the than Melon festival. A Trio of Melon maids fakes time out to Sample the Juicy fruit at Merlyn Miller s farm. Bast it. Jt3, Milan. The Melon festival will continue through tomorrow. The girls Are from left Karla Kamens 16, daughter of or. And mrs. Alton Kamens 30 Shawnee Patcke Milan Joan co by 17, daughter of or. And mrs. Roy Cooley 21 f. Front m Dan and Linda Agee 17, daughter of or. And mrs. Ray Agee 99 old state rd., Norwalk. It a info by Gene Krebs. Nasa turns Down skylab Crew offer to keep going to rather die and just be done with it than go to any Home they did l have movies like they do now a those were real shows those were real actors then assertively and with what. On the old face approaches a it Aunger knowing smile Quot i had a Good time 1 did l uni Sno thug. You can believe that once a frequented of the Halls where you Naid 55 cents and could dance All night. A or love now journeys outside the rooms of her Home Only for an occasional visit with her food beaning Friend and to go either to Church or the doctor s office t Don t Krow where else i could go. She said Uncle takes nne a he doctor i try to turn to Page a-3, col. 1 1 off for at Antic City Cheryl Ann yoorkvitch., of Lorain. Miss Ohio 1974 is shown leaving her borne yesterday for the an Erica pageant to be held Dorion the coming week at at Antic City. The Oey Winner will be selected next saturday night. For a color photo and two pages on How it feels to be miss Ohio see today a sunday scene. Act photo i today s Index space Center. Houston a Mission commander Alan l told Mission control yesterday that the record breaking skylab 2 astronauts wanted to extend their 59-Day Mission by f Ivor Lodas. But space officials said this would not be considered bean told Mission control that there had been discussion before the Mission was launched july 28 Quot about keep me us up Here another five to �0 Days beyond the planned sept 25 splashdown a we Hope that ii Ethdl Way. Said the comm finder peeking for and or Owen k Garriott and Jack r Lefiu Ima we re Del a a fully healthy up Here Fiel ing awful avid bean i Sirri control to f Kcf k into i possible exit Mon of that bu1 was to d later that an Extension has a very Low probability Kcf do. Doctors want additional medi Tel ddts in fore Pencil hip an it 1s 1o stay in spa e for More than 5ii do it s a re up Here i i the Der tors rethink the ides of in the astronauts to for re the longe1� fit in spat e Crew when 1 hey the 28 Day ret fird of sit lab a week a of All about horses.b-12 Basic Tess. Industry .b-9 contract Bilge .d-4 ctd�tel>o�ft.d-2 crossword entertaibnwiit.d-3 finance stouts �?c-5igc-11 women .c-1 to c-5 your birthday.d-3 earlier yesterday. Bean. Garriott and la Usma aimed a Battery of powerful cameras at the Earth in a photo pass that earned them from White Winter bound Mountain peaks to the broiling dunes of the world s largest desert with their spacecraft passing overhead at four Miles d second the astronauts took pictures that will be used for mapping weather studies Mineral exploration and Dan cultural research in South America and Northern Airi cd it was the 10th Earth resources photo run for the skylab 2 Mission and the first m in Ore 1h/in two Light my rond Mons have prevented the up Iceni Nirom id get Sites the i ddts of id to month the photo started mils of South America Over the pm civic and Quot need in the Sahara of Noel he urn Anta they passed Over i Hilt in seconds a my Movi a Northeast. Pard Helmi the continents ii Stern is they f r to a arc Nind the space Pratt then it Ped dross the Atlin Tir a fun Rind skin pm sed Iri Ltd moments later. Skylab flashed Over the Mediterranean and the astronauts shut off their cameras the whole photo run l minute sunday scene books 4 Garden cd like it is.b-8 outdoor. I8.i1 sports .b-1 Tob a people. Etc.2 stamp weather a a Quot More of same mostly sunny and Conti Mied Tarm and humid today. High Ter Speratore in the upper to Low ids. Fair with Tittle change tonight. In twi in the Opper 60s and Low 70s, tomorrow mostly Sonny Wann and humid. Highs in the Opper Wand to Lake Erie a South to Southwest winds about id to la a tots today. Partly Cloudy with a Chance of an afternoon than Der storm developing. Waves one to three feel. Ull so

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