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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - April 2, 1975, Cincinnati, OhioTo rest n la. 14 no 46 100% coverage of Anderson township a it. Washington a Newtown a California by . Mail sa4 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244wednesday, april 2, 1975 4 sections 30 pages alcoholism does affect teenagers _. A a o by Diane Dube there Are nine million alcoholics in the country. Each alcoholic of in Theun Essta ply so a 36 rail on a acted by alcohol 500.000 teenagers Are alcoholics 60 per cent of children who have an alcoholic Parent will develop alcoholism themselves. Some estimate that figure at my per cent. The youngest member of a alcoholics Anonymous in lbs Angeles is eleven years old celebrating his first year of sobriety. In Cincinnati the youngest member is 17, having begun drinking around 8 years of age Quot but in a not an alcoholic and i get drunk an awful lot a one youth told the journal. He said he did no to think he could be but Quot when i get that bad i la quit. Its like smoking pot leading to drugs a no Way unless you want it myths continue to spread about alcoholism. Contrary to the belief expressed by this youth alcoholism is not something he has Mai control Over. Quot you done to Tell a person with cancer if you use your willpower it Isnit going to Hurt a said Dee Star of the Hamilton county Council on alcoholism. A alcoholism is a disease. Willpower never cured c see related article for other myths. There is no one definition of alcoholism that satisfies everyone. It is agreed that i t is a Quot chronic disease characterized by repeated drinking of alcoholic beverages to an extent that exceeds customary dietary use or Ordinary compliance with the social drinking customs of the Community and which interferes with the drinkers health interpersonal relations or economic Mark Keller in annals of the american Academy of political and social science another definition is based on measures of behaviour cd loss of control the victim finds himself drinking when he intends not to drink or drinking More than he planned 2 presence of functional or structural damage physiological , Domestic economic or social 3 use of alcohol As a. Kind of Universal therapy As a psycho rules to prevent alcoholism Quot a Ruth Lampley director of the group treatment program at the family a services alcohol project in Hamilton. County has five rules to prevent alcoholism. They Are based on principals of social drinking. Never drink a Lone. Never drink on an empty stomach food in the stomach helps to retard the effects of alcohol and one is less Likely to fee High. Never drink when you Are upset. Alcohol is a poor tranquil Izer. It is not. An anti depressant so one is More Likely to compound the problem if one is depressed. Never drink two Days in succession. One is less Likely to set up a psychological dependency v never drink More than three ounces of alcohol in any one Day. Its hard to get High on three ounces. ,. Dorsey Black get gop endorsement its several months before the nov. 4 general election but there is already talk about candidate for both Cincinnati City Council and the Anderson township trustees. Lester g. Wykoff chairman of the Anderson township Republican Central committee has announced that group has unanimously endorsed e. Walter Black incumbent for clerk of the Board of trustees and Robert w. Dorsey As Anderson trustee. A local architect and a professor Dorsey has been a member of the Anderson township zoning Board and recreation commission both appointed by the township trustees. Dorsey has been instrumental in getting the township guide plan underway. Although it was to be finished a few years ago a need for secretarial assistance and some updating has kept it from being completed and a presented to the trustees. Dorsey will run for the seat presently held by Donald f. Papner local attorney elected in 1971. Papner has not announced whether he will seek another four year term he was president during 1972 and 1973 and vice president this year. Judge Grossmann to speak Here new Hamilton county juvenile court judge David Grossmann will speak on Quot juvenile court a Progress report Quot at a meeting of the Turpin Middle school Pat. It will be at 7 30 . April 8 in the school auditorium. Election of officers will be held. The fifth Grade parents from Newtown Wilson and Sherwood elementary schools whose children will be entering Turpin next year Are invited to attend. It is the last Pat meeting of the school year. / / inside the journal Bee Ultmont malt has a Large scale sidewalk Sale set Tor shoppers this weekend. Mail merchants have plenty of outstanding bargains ready for the event. See the Vecial Mali Section in this Issue. Area merchants have plenty of Burgams in the coupons on Page i. Church i Hrvey it u classified 14.1? Public forum 14 editorial 14 Smalley 14 Foley 18 writings 14 Forest Hill junk no to april Quot i. We published weekly on wed a i $44 a to tvs Pike. Cincinnati Ohio ?44 controlled circulation postage it i Cinnoti Ohio Papner Defeated Lester g. Wykoff then president and a 12-year Veteran of the Board to win the seat in 1971. Since then the direction of the Hoard towards More progressive solving of township problems has been basically maintained. If Papner runs for reelect toe he also May by a. Democrat. That party has not formally endorsed a candidate since at least 19-69. That was when Palmissano ran Foi office. Papner has been the Only winning candidate in recent years who was elected without the local Republican endorsement. Dorsey sought Republican endorsement for trustee in 1973. The gop endorsement that year went to the late Joseph Maddux and to current trustee president John of Brien. Of Brien and Papner appointed Thomas Taylor to fill the seat occupied by or. Maddux. Black has served As clerk of the Board for 27 years. He is responsible for accounting for All township trustee funds and handles correspondence for the Board. He is an official of Queen City metro and a longtime employee of its predecessor Cincinnati transit. Dorsey resides at 1082 Witt re. And Black at 1668 Nagel re. In the Cincinnati City Council race the republicans completed their slate of candidates for the november election with the endorsement of five politically unknown office seekers. It marked the first time the gop had Ever completed its slate and ended any speculation that the party might choose to run less than a full nine candidate ticket. Picked last week were Stephen j. Bollinger 26, it. Adams businessman Kenneth Heck jr., 30, Hyde Park attorney Donald j. Hogan 42, East Hyde Park Xavier University philosophy professor Jerome Manigan 27, Avondale director of minority affairs for radio station Nguc and James r. Mckenna. 45. Oakley businessman. Earlier the party announced endorsement of incumbent Council members Guy Guckenberger and Helen Hinckley and former candidates Walter e. Beckjord and Giles Decourcy. Those endorsed were chosen from More than 40 Quot Good potential candidates a according to Republican leaders. Average age of the candidates 36, makes it one of the youngest City Council slates Ever presented by the party. Only two of the candidates Are past so. Opposing candidates from the Democrat Chart Erite coalition have not been endorsed As yet. Area youth amp m alcohol Al jobs pharmacological substance through which the person tries to keep his life from coming apart. Two area residents help in Tornado clean up alcoholism is a. Disease that is affecting Young people As Well As adult. Roup that is immune to the problem alcoholic anyone can be affected by an alcoholic. There is no age group anyone can be an the word alcoholism is isomer or. Stanley e. Gitlow maintains in a paper entitled. Medica i management. Quot i prefer to Call it be nativism the reason being that any sedative drug can replace alcohol in that definition. If you build up tolerance to one of the drugs in the sedative group you have simultaneously built tolerance to every other drug in that group Quot people think alcohol is a stimulant because it releases up your third of a series inhibitions a Dee Starr said. A for a while you feel very stimulated. Alcohol is the same kind of drug As Ether. No one is going to sniff Ether and get behind the wheel of a car. You go through the same stages when you take Ether but you go through it so fast you done to recognize it. Alcohol was the first Anath Estic Ever used a she pointed out. Or. Gitlow makes a careful distinction Between alcohol addiction and alcoholism in a lecture entitled a the pharmacological approach to alcoholism a. A a one is a pharmacological term the other a medical term for a disease state. I can produce alcohol addiction in any one of you by giving you 10-drinks today 20 tomorrow 20 the next Day and the next and so on until i Stop the alcohol and you Start having seizures. You Are in a withdrawal state alcohol addicted but that does not make you an alcoholic. The sine qua non of alcoholism is that the individual goes Back and does it again and again even though he suffers loss of Job loss of health loss of family. Hie definition of the disease includes not just addiction but just How serious the problem of teenage alcoholism has become is difficult to determine. During the past three years sophisticated research has been done on alcoholism and the Public is gradually being educated on the subject. Still myths persist see related article. Continued to Page 4 it was one year ago tomorrow that tornadoes touched Down in Ohio Valley destroying Homes and injuring hundreds. Many still remember the hours of agony As civil defense sirens blasted out their warning that yet another Tornado had been seen. Many Are still trying to rebuild what the tornadoes had torn Down. Two area residents Are helping to rebuild the Tornado damaged area. Here is a Progress report on their activities in. Xenia where nearly half the City was destroyed George Hayward of it. Washington is Anderson s cd system half completed there Are two up and two to go chief de Stagnaro said of Anderson townships civil defense Siren system. Two sirens at the Beech Mont and Salem firehouse Are now connected to the Hamilton county system and Are part of the county a warning system to sound at a time of disaster. Two other sirens will be hooked up one at the Broadwell. Road firehouse and the other in Quot the Vicinity of Wilson elementary school. The chief estimated that it will be another month before the system is completed. He said that the completed system will cover the township a was close As we can he noted that the sirens will blast As part of the county a monthly test the first wednesday of the month at 12 Nodi. Fortis ii Host series local resident finds Independence Day writings a exciting excitement Over the Independence Day writings of the american revolution period has prompted Anderson town ship resident Roger Fortin to become involved in the 200th birthday Celebration. Or. Fortin a. Professor of history at Xavier University has spoken at schools in Cincinnati and at Bicentennial workshops around the country. He is currently preparing a social studies Bicentennial manual and will direct a teachers Institute on the Bicentennial at Xavier University in the fall. Beginning this sunday or. Fortin wifi co Host a Bicentennial Usa series on to 5 with or. Robert Hartje professor of history at Wittenberg University. Journal readers will remember or. Hartje As the author of the Bicentennial series published last summer. Or. Hartje has been working on the Bicentennial for three years. In the first part of the series to be aired april 6, Quot birth of the Republic a hosts Fortin and Hartje wifi attempt to present the conflicting viewpoints prevalent during. The country a formation. For example As one speaker described the founding fathers concern Over the effects of English luxury arid corruption upon american institutions the other will counter with England a positive contributions. Laura Bair of Wittenberg University will sing revolutionary Folk songs As background music. The second Bicentennial Usa program april 21, entitled a the Republic today a will emphasize the historical relevance and significance of the american revolution and relate Republican ideology to today a society. The third and final production a a America celebrates june 1, will focus on previous historical local state and National celebrations with particular suggestions for the Celebration of Cincinnati a heritage. The Bicentennial Usa specials Are a Wewt Community ser vices department production directed by Bicentennial i spirit of or. Robert Hartje cohost of the Bicentennial Usa series authored a series of articles on the Bicentennial published in the journal last summer. Doug Schmitt in conjunction with Xavier and Wittenberg universities. The tapes of the to 5 Quot Bicentennial Usan series will be on loan to schools later this year. Or. Fortin has spoken on the 200th anniversary of the birth of America at More than a dozen secondary schools in greater Cincinnati. Also he is a featured speaker at regional workshops on the Bicentennial sponsored by the american association for state and local history and by the National endowment for the humanities. The workshops provide an intensive two Day program for officials of Bicentennial commissions and for trustees and professional staff of both Large and Small historical societies. Or. Fortin has spoken about the essential meaning of it the american revolution today at workshops in Atlanta Georgia Tucson Arizona Stillwater Oklahoma Jacksonville Oregon Rochester Minnesota and Mystic Connecticut. Two years ago while doing research under a Grant from the National endowment for the humanities or. Fortin discovered the Independence Day writings which Quot identified the problems then and resembled the problems of the excitement Over that discovery prompted his involvement in the Bicentennial the social studies manual he is preparing includes writings a a both known and unknown., highlighting the United states development since the revolution. The 60-80 Page manual should be available in the summer. The Ohio american revolution Bicentennial commission will be distributing the manual which is designed for teachers and students in grades 7 through 12. Or. Fortin compared the Bicentennial activity in the area to the communities he has visited. Quot in a amazed How much activity there is in our Community a he said. Based on his travels or. Fortin said there is proportionately a lot of activity locally Quot there a much going or. Fortin specializes in . Revolutionary and . Intellectual history. He received hit doctoral degree from Lehigh University in or. Roger Fortin Anderson township resident will co Host the Bicentennial Usa series on to 5. Bethlehem Pennsylvania. He joined the Xavier faculty in september 1966. Or. Fortin his wife Janet and their six children live at 1927 Robin Way court. Kindergarten Roundup dates set by schools the Forest Hills school District has announced the kindergarten Spring round up. For kindergarten and first Grade children who were not enrolled in school last year Vytill be held in All the elementary schools of the District according to the following schedule parents May choose the . Or the . Session Ayer elementary wednesday april 23, 7 30 . Maddux elementary wednesday it april 16, 10 00 wednesday april 16, 2 . Newtown elementary thursday april 17, 10 ., thursday april 17, 2 . Sherwood elementary . . Friday april 11, 10 Friday april 11, 2 Summit elementary monday april 14, 9 30 ., monday april 14,1 30 . Wilson elementary wednesday april 16, 10 ., wednesday april 16, 2 . Children presently enrolled in kindergarten need not Register for the round up for the first Grade. Children who did not attend kindergarten this year and Are old enough for first Grade in september 1975, should Register at this time. A child must be five years it it i age m Ociot sept. 30, 107�?T� to be eligible for Kin continued to Page 9 helping the citizens restore the City. As hearing examiner Hayward is responsible for reviewing applications for building permits. Each Case is examined in terms of what the person wants and what the City things should be there in terms of landscaping parking architectural style size location Etc a we see what we can work out for Mutual Benefit a Hayward said. He explained that it Isnit a question of prohibiting persons from restoring a what they lost. The idea is to take the Opportunity to see if the building can be improved a to return Xenia to something better than it was before. Permits Are issued to insure conformity with safety regulations and zoning ordinances he noted Hayward recently retired from the greater Cincinnati chamber of Commerce staff. He is a City planner by profession with a. Background in development Law and architecture. He is also executive director of the greater Cincinnati Bicentennial commission. A so far Hayward says he has heard 150 cases and was Able to arrive at a a Good Mutual understanding in All but three cases. Two Are being appealed the third was appealed., hut. Hayward a decision was upheld. A total of $2.5 million Worth of permits were issued. As of last August. Things have been half As Busy during the Winter months but Hayward said things could pick up in the Spring. In nearly All the cases Hayward sets conditions which must be fulfilled. For example one Case involved a House which the person wanted to convert to a retirement Home. One of the conditions was that a ramp be constructed for handicapped persons. The person applying for the permit Hadnot thought about a. Ramp. Consequently Hayward related., the hearing examiner was Able to bring something to the applicant s at tension. Hayward said he has found per a sons wanting to take advantage of the review and often will Volunteer to do More than is asked of them. He gave an example of a gasoline station whose owner voluntarily rebuilt the storage tank with fibreglass so it would be fireproof. Hayward believes that without the Board Quot Xenia Likely be better than it was he added that it does take time and sometimes it Quot gets a Little bit he deals with Quot All kinds of problems and often times has to Quot put some humanity into he was told when he applied for the Job that he had to be a Quot combination of Henry Kissinger and the Lone Ranger a Hayward related. H. D. West Anderson township resident and former superintendent of Forest Hills schools worked on the task of getting the Xenia youngsters Back into schools. Serving As a consultant for the state Board of education West secured Federal funding for temporary school buildings and supervised the construction of them. West recently completed a Manuel based on his work in Xenia. Today West reports that All the Xenia students Are Back in the 109 temporary classrooms. The Junior and senior High school students Are on double sessions but Quot everything is working out the prefabricated buildings have Large classrooms with carpeting air conditioning electric heat and a panelling. West began his work on april 29, just 26, Days after the tornadoes touched Down the buildings were ready in time for september classes to begin. This past february West wrote an administrative Manuel for disasters for the state department of education. The Manuel based on the problems faced in Xenia details How the problems of schooling can be dealt with. It is primarily an organization Manuel detailing what comes first. Communication was the main problem he faced West said. The second was getting the students Back in school. The Manuel also deals with How to get temporary facilities and funding. Last years april disaster did not affect the journal area but that did no to Stop two area citizens from helping in the aftermath. Finds opening Day tickets there a someone out there who is missing a Trio of reds opening Day tickets. Dave Smith said he found them on nag i re. Saturday afternoon and does no to know How they got there. Those losing them Are asked to Call Smith 231-1504, and identify the tickets to get them Back

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