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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - January 15, 1975, Cincinnati, Ohio1-71 and 17th ave. Col�rabu3# Ohio 43311 to rest l thu journal vol. 14 no. 35 Mound View Park Home getting renovation wednesday january 15, 197 5 can it. Washington get Federal funds 4 sections 24 pages so 100% coverage of in Anderson township no it. Washington Newtown California by . Mail o 564 Batavia Pike o Cincinnati Ohio 45244 the renovation of the residence at Newtown a Mound View Park is proceeding right on schedule according to John Bowen die Park chairman. With a Cash contribution of $1000 from the greater Newtown civic league and a. Lot of manual labor supplied by Jim Watkins Lem Kay Lor Larry Burrows and Steve Kline the first floor meeting room is gradually taking on the appearance of an Early american living room or meeting Hall. Plaster has been removed to expose the original solid Brick Walls dating Back to the 1800 s. In. Order to mate a Nice size room suitable for a group of 30 or More an. Inter room false Wall was demolished. The plaster ceiling has been. Torn Down to it expose the original Oak. Beams. These will be stained and left in their natural state. Some other improvements will induce a. New flow new wiring an equipped Kitchen and a. Complete Newtown rear station meeting stated rework of the plumbing and bathroom facilities. When toe room is finished it will become the Headquarters of the civic league and also provide a much needed meeting facility for the various clubs and non profit organizations in the Village of Newtown. An unofficial Tophet Date for completion of the project is. The annual senior citizens Day picnic which will be held in late May or Early june. Inside the journal automotive 12 Beechmont Mai 7-10 business review 18 chess column 3 Church 16 classified 14,15 editorial 20 21 Foley Bernice 13 Harvey Paul 20, 21 Wrighting 21 on Jan. 20 at 7 30 pro., the managers of the Knothole and girls softball team will meet at the Village Hall in Newtown. The purpose of the meeting will be to organize the teams for 1975 and also decide on How tends Are to be raised to support the recreation program this season. In the past the Money to put Knothole teams on the Field has come from individual sponsors donations from businesses and charitable groups such As the civic league and nearly new shop. The Village general fund also has a recreation budget but this in itself has never been ample enough to cover toe entire recreation lost said councilman John Bowen. A the visage Council is going to be hard pressed to live within its budget in 1975, so we just can to afford to buy new uniforms pay the league fees and underwrite the players insurance a so said John Bowen chairman of the Parks and recreation committee. A your Knothole and girls softball teams will have to rely very heavily on donations and sponsors to pick up the Slack said Bowen. Newtown normally Fields about 7 Knothole teams and 1 girl s team. The recreation budget is $1000 per season bid the actual Cost is closer to $2500 per season. To accept 25 items in negotiations Forest Hills Board of education held a special meeting monday night to formally accept 25 items solved in negotiations with teachers. Supt. Robert c. Wolf said that teachers met Friday and the Board decided to meet immediately. The executive Board of the it Washington civic club has expressed an interest in obtaining Federal funds under the Urban development program for construction of sidewalks on Glade Avenue. The Federal government As of Jan. 1, now slows toe funds to be used outside the poverty area Cincinnati received $19.8 million under this program for 1975 about $1.2 Mill a of that is already committed according to someone at the Urban development department next year Cincinnati will receive $10-17 million. There May be a catch to the funds if Council which a a allocates , decides to set criteria for the Money. The Money cannot be used to encourage racially or eco impacted areas a source a t the Urban development department told the journal. My. Washington does not have Low income housing and has Lew if any Blacks living in the coming Unity. Counci could decide to allocate funds to those communities that Are not impacted., or Are attempting to become racially and economically mixed. In other words Money would be allocated first to those communities which demonstrate an Effort to help solve the City a problems. It is doubtful that Council will make this a stated policy the source said but it could bean informal Rule of thumb. It is perfectly Legal he pointed out because the Federal guidelines stipulate that the Money can to be used to encourage racially and economically impacted areas. Another Monkey wrench in the works May be the report on sidewalks being prepared by the engineers department. If the report is favourable if will help my Washington in securing the funding of the project. However if the report is unfavourable it could definitely Hurt toe Community a chances of getting funding. Conglomerate m a lease River Dou is representatives from Madison Square Garden corp. Reportedly Are interested in leasing the River Downs race track from owner Joy c. Tweel. Four representatives from the Garden organization toured the Kellogg ave. Val last thursday it was reported. The group was said to be negotiating with Nicholas tweel who purchased the track for his wife last year. Meanwhile Glenn o. Haubrock Hamilton county building commissioner notified tweel Jan. 2 that certain safety improvements to the Plant still need to be made to obtain a certificate of occupant y. It is said to be a followup of the original unsafe building order originally issued nov. 21,1973. Journal columnist turns 75 it. Washington historian has had interesting life by Diane Dube after seventy five years on this Good Earth Stephen b. Smalley maintains that his most memorable incident was a meeting my a really a the it. historian asserted a a its the most wonderful thing that a Ever happened to Smalley whose column a glancing backs appears regularly in the journal will celebrate his seventy fifth birthday on january 21. He spoke with the journal recently about those years and about his tens for the future Smalley has been a civil Engineer a Salesman an artist and a teacher. Today he is first and Foremost a historian. His love Quot of history began during. Is teaching Days and is still Strong today. He is in the process of learning and. Writing toe Complete history of the it. Washington Anderson township area. A i think Anderson. Township is the most wonderful township in our county and in. Many other counties a Smalley said. A i think its a great place. And it has great people in a born in Cincinnati at toe turn of toe Century Young Stephen moved to Huntington West Virginia with his family in 1907. He attended Grade school and High school in Huntington but interrupted his senior year to go to work. Smalley worked for a Short time As a civil Engineer in the Kentucky mountains and eventually was transferred to ctn Annati. Me went to work for unde Sam at Ancor air nitrate corporation in Newtown he Wasny to there Long before the armistice was declared. Over five thousand people had been working at Ancor during the War. Smalley delights in relating that the 500 Homes that were built House the influx of workers were used for voting Booths in the Early twenties. Smalley worked As a Salesman for the National biscuit company after the Rhodes Adliss is 6-degree cold new Richmond mentioned in inaugural speech by Bernice Foley journal Columbus correspondent Columbus new Richmond the Clermont county River port came for a spot in toe inaugural lion speech of new gov. James a. Rhodes Here monday noon. He told a crowd that filled the West Block of the capital that a we shall have new ports on toe Omo he ticked off a number of names of towns indicting new Richmond and Cincinnati in is booming voice with no notes in making is Point. A in 30 Days we will have this program operating. Continued to Page 15 Stephen b. Smalley War and attended toe Art Academy for a year. The Young Man became interested in Knox presbyterian Church in Hyde Park and began attending. It was there that he met Elsie oertly., Smalley related that they married. July 2, 1927, a after a whirlwind courtship of five lacking three credits for Entrance to the us varsity of Cincinnati Smalley took a history course at Hughes High school and a year of continued to Page 4 report issued on requests for Glade ave. Improvements the Cincinnati Engineer suffice is recommending that a no further action from a traffic control standpoint be taken Onglao Beavenue. That is the conclusion of the department after a study of requests for traffic improvements on the it. Washington Street. Residents of Glade Avenue had petitioned City Council last june urging improvements. The matter was referred to the City engineers office the division of traffic engineering investigated four of the five requests. Their report was issued last week. The other half of the report to be completed ims week covers the feasibility of sidewalks. The engineers office in the report stated is no doubt that sidewalks on Glade Avenue would improve conditions and. Would be desirable if feasible. One possibility for improving walking conditions for pedestrians would be one Way operation of Glade. This would however a the report continued a create some circulation problems and considerable extra driving ,. Due to toe considerable spacing Between Glade and either Salem Pike or Cambridge the nearest parallel Aiter a Nate the residents had requested that a no thru truck Street signs be posted on the Street the report noted that this had been completed prior to an August meeting with Glade Avenue residents. However there were complaints of violations which were referred to the police. After the August meeting a Glade Avenue resident provided the engineers office with a list of names of these trucks Gene Martin of that office agreed to Contact the compares involved. A supplemental list was also provided in december. Nearly All the firms listed were local a second request was that drainage pipes be installed in existing drainage ditches and be covered with., a sidewalk. That request is being handled by the division of Quot engineering. The report Sta Ted that a a therein no justification for a. Marked crosswalk at Glade and Mears except As a school crossing the report also recommended a no action on crosswalks at Beacon and Glade. Crosswalks at these two intersections was. Toe third hem. A the question of school routes was discussed in. Detail and it was agreed that school children should not Cross Beacon at Glade but rather at Cambridge and. Beacon which is a designated school crossing a the report stated. A the primary reason for marked crosswalk Requeny at Beacon and Glade was to work in tandem with school crossing and in View of position on school Crossings no action was Engineer s office agreed to install marked crosswalk at Glade and Mears a if school would provide supervision. Otherwise pedestrian Protection warrants would Remil a two pedestrian counts were taken. On september 11, a a Only seven school aged children crossed the Streeff the report stated. Hazard rating was 0.1,9. A second count was conducted Between 3 and 6 pro on october 17. There were a total of l Lero sings during this three hour period. The engineering department spoke with the principal of it. Washington school a who said he was unaware of a problem Here and was not aware of current negotiations a toe report added. Principal at guardian Angel school indicated she does not use school patrol Quot. A on the basis of our findings a marked crosswalk is not justified and we recommend no action unless requested by my Washington school principal on basis that supervision would be provided a the report concluded. The fourth request concerned a four Way Stop at Mears and Glade and at Beacon and Glade. Neither is recommended. A four Way Stop control is not warranted and is not recommended at Mears and Glade the basis of traffic volumes pedestrian volumes visibility or the previous safety records a the report stated. Also a Stop signs Are neither a desirable nor an effective Means of Speed a four Way Stop control at Beacon and Glade was not recommended on the basis of a traffic volumes pedestrian volumes or the previous safety Speed checks Ware conducted october 2 in answer to a request that there be More frequent use of radar control checks on Glade. Checks were made in unmarried vehicles. Between 4 to 6 p.m., average Speed on eastbound Glade was 29.6 Mph westbound averaged. 30.8 Mph. Posted Speed is 25 Mph. A your findings show some evidence of speeding a the report stated a and the police have been making Speed control efforts on this pall Harvey relieves we re suffering from two kinds of depression and work is remedy by Paul Harvey there Are two kinds of depression one when your Money is Low the other when your spirit Are Low. We re suffering from both. The inflation recession is worldwide and most everywhere else worse than Here. But heretofore urn Ted states of americans have been Able to shrug off the chronic undulating fever Wimch bedevil Europe. In the United states we have been Able to ride the roller coaster with More poise and less self pity until this year. Across hinterland America i see and hear almost nothing of toe panic that obsesses the headline writers. Americans generally Are not All that edgy. Nor is Page one paranoia any Tong new. Let me read you something will Rogers wrote Many crises ago a papers Are All excited about toe Dollar being Worth Only 60 cents. Its been 60 cents for months but we just love to have something Tovet excited will Rogers wrote that in january 1934. What a worsening a comparatively mild economic adjustment for us is another kind of depression the kind psychologists understand better than economists do. Or. E. H. Ume Buth professor of psychiatry University of Csc ago cites several studies showing that a Phy Matry University of Chicago cites several studies showing that a psychological stress is essentially a product of life style changes and it occurs in connection with both rising and declining he says usually we done to recognize that a lower class people moving upward experience severe stresses. Just As do affluent people having to adapt to Richard Hunter of the National Assn. For mental health says a decline in real income is a problem most of us can handle. But if the individual involved construes the decline to reflect some failure in myself then he suffers a mental depression which can become acute. Psychologists note also that our nation has recently gone through a dreadfully traumatic experience in effect the first overthrow of the . Government. From toe High Hopes the big majority enjoyed in 1972 to the abyss of disillusionment of 1974 is a Long fail. Our Effort to close our eyes and ears to any More ugly reality is measurable in the More than Ever Money we Are spending in spite of a recession on booze movies and travel. Out of our present economic bind will come a counterculture of More sensible Consumers. With toothpaste $1.69 a tube Well revert to using Salt an do going soda which is better anyway. Overcoming our psychological depression May be More difficult. But toe sages suggest that the Best Conedy for both kinds is work. Copyright 1975, los Angeles times Forest kills journal january 15, 1975. Published weakly on wednesdays at 564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244. Control lad circulation postage paid at Cincinnati Ohio. Anderson leads county in Home building again Anderson town sep reportedly is leading All Hamilton county areas in single family building permit applications for the past two years. In 1974 there were 232 and. 343 in 1973. New Home construction will total $7 685 million or about $33125 per House in Anderson according to the builders estimates included on the building permit. This estimate normally does no to include Fot Cost. County officials say these estimates Are generally conservative. Ralph Hoffman the county a assistant building commissioner compiled the building permit statistics for All unincorporated areas. He feels the 1-275 Circle freeway linkup the Beechmont Mal. Completion and the Queen City metro Quot Sun. Run All contributed to Andersons growth of the past two years. He reportedly stressed that building permit applications do not always equal new hones. Average permit costs $80 and is based on hone size. Average permit Coste $80 and is based on Home size. Journal publisher Heads Clermont cancer crusade Edward b Wright publisher of the Community journal and the Forest Hills journal today was named the honorary american cancer society 1,975 crusade chairman in Clermont county. Making toe appointment was Bob Rin gland president of the local unit and Board of directors. In accepting the position Wright said a i am greatly honoured by this appointment. For some time i have been observing the problems and. Growth of Clermont county and know of the Fine work toe local cancer crusade unit is doing. A we must All joint together to work towards conquering this dreaded disease both through our time and Wright is president of the Forest a a tvs publishing co. Quot he is former director of the Anderson township chamber of Commerce and current chairman of the Public relations committee of toe Clermont county chamber of Commerce Wright served on the Anderson township and later Forest Hills local Bard of education from 1951 to i96-i and was vice president of the Board for Many of these years. E. B. Wright me is a former National vice president of the Omo University Shunm association and former president of the in Annati chapter of the of alumni. Before into toe newspaper business in 1980, he was an executive of Procter it Gamble both in Cleveland and ctn Niia to

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