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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - March 12, 1975, Cincinnati, OhioLet paper project i 71 if Oroal Soet Ety 17th ave Columbas. Ohio 43211 vol. 14 no. 43 i wednesday March 12, 1975 4 sections 36 pages so 100% coverage of Anderson u1 township a it. Washington Newtown a k. California 7 by . Mail in 0 504 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio o ��44stephen Smalley honoured by society House Marjorie Frame presents a Carnation Corsage to Elsie Smalley. Stephen b. Smalley was honoured by the Anderson township historical society and the Ohio House of representatives at a covered dish supper last week. The Board of trustees of the society had designated the evening Stephen b. Smalley appreciation Day on the event of his 75th birthday and in appreciation for his contributions to the society and the Community. Members of the Anderson historical society the Smalley their daughter Lucy Beck and her two children Debby and David attended the dinner at the my. Washington presbyterian Church. A Steve s years Are 75,�?� Marjorie Frame told the 125 persons in attendance. A some of you Are 75 and that in itself is worthy of Celebration. Many of you have Given much time and Effort to our society and to our. Community. But Steve and Elsie a contribution is indeed very unique and i am quite sure that had it not been for them we would not be sitting Here tonight. We would not have a society we would not have our log House. His work has been the inspiration Tor All of this and All his years of accurate research and information have Given us a base on which to operate to increase our Elizabeth Philhower presented a House Plant to Smalley explaining that it was a fruit bearing male named Alexander variation Petunia. The a a fruit was rolled up Money totalling one Dollar for each of Smalley a years. Mrs. Smalley received a Carnation Corsage and Box of Candy. A i m speechless a a Smalley reacted. A a in la Tell you exactly How i feel right now just like the lightning Bug that backed into the Lawn Mower de lighted no Diane Dube of the journal staff also made a presentation on behalf of state representative Frank Mayfieldjr. Smalley has been writing a glancing backs for the journal since 1969, his Fame according to is. Dube had spread to the state capital where the House of representatives had recently prepared a testimonial. See adjoining article for text of testimonial upon receiving the testimonial saluting a one of the states finest citizens a Premier author and historian Par excellence. A a Smalley commented a a in a still speechless. In a reminded of the youngster who thought head swipe a peach or two from a peach tree. But when he climbed up the tree he fell to the ground peach less. That show i testimonial on behalf of the members of the House of representatives of the 111th general Assembly of Ohio we offer our Heartiest congratulations and Best wishes to Stephen Smalley upon the auspicious occasion of the seventy fifth anniversary of your birth. During the past three quarters of a Century you have indeed witnessed Many interesting and exciting events. But unlike most of us who Are satisfied merely with observing history As it unfolds you have done much More. Your expressive writing style and insight into what history really is the Story of people has taken you to Many speaking engagements and organization meetings but perhaps the greatest tribute to your literary contributions has been the acclaim of your biweekly column a glancing backs written for the Forest Hills journal in which you have unravelled the history of the Western Clermont county area. Thus it is with a real sense of pleasure and admiration that we Honor you on this Joyful and memorable Day and proudly acclaim you As Ohio a own and in so doing Salute one of the states finest citizens a Premier author and historian Par excellence am. Speechless. Thank Smalley s daughter and grandchildren came from wast Carrollton 0. To attend the dinner. Mrs. V Beck commented that her father was a very strict a but a i appreciate it she added that Smalley has a loosened up a lot. Debby said her Grandfather was attending the dinner honouring Stephen Smalley were from left grandson David Beck daughter Lucy Beck,.Elsie Smalley granddaughter Debby Beck and the honoree. Stephen Smalley. A a funny and always full of things. A a he a very very shot a said. David agreed adding that his. He Grandfather was always into i of a Quot g scientific things the Smalley a were thrilled with the evening. They commented that they thought it was Only supposed to 4 3 be a dinner and that they weren to he i expecting anything. Elizabeth Philhower presents Smalley with a House Pine Plant a fruit Quot adding up to a Dollar for each of Smalley a 75 years. Bearing Tai st0< two selected for award Mary Kay Kinsella. And. Dave Maxwell have been selected As the second Quarter winners of the Anderson township chamber of Commerce Coop a student of the Quarter this award is Given each Quarter to t\ty0 Anderson High school senior Coop students. These students have distinguished themselves in both school work and the employer s on the Job training program. The selection is based on attendance attitude. Teacher coordinators evaluation employer evaluation and Counselor evaluation. The local chamber recognizes the quarterly winners and their parents employers and coordinators at one of the chamber a meetings where the students Are presented to the group and Given a name plate which will be placed on a permanent plaque. Miss Mary Kay Kinsella daughter of or. And mrs. Thomas r. Kinsella is enrolled in cooperative office education a program combining school work and on the Job training in business offices. Mary Kay works for Dravo corp., and her employer is Robert Howarth. Her duties on her training station include typing filing and other general clerical duties. In addition to doing an outstanding Job on her training station Mary Kay has been very Active in the Ohio office education association. She recently organized and completed a chapter activities manual which won fourth place in the regional Competition. She also won a fifth place award for competing in the regional skills Competition in the office duplicating Coe contest. Her Coe coordinator states that Mary Kay a is very Well liked by All her classmates. She is. Extremely dependable and follows through completely on every activity or assignment. Her willingness to Volunteer sets a Good example for Dave Maxwell has been selected from the distributive education class As the male Coop student of Dave and Mary the Quarter. Dave son of or. And mrs. Robert Maxwell 1900 wan Ninger Lane is presently serving As the deca club president. Dave is employed at convenient food Mart on eight mile Road As a Stock boy and cashier. He Bagan employment at convenient in september 1973. Among the duties he performs at work Are receiving and checking merchandise pricing and stocking products and working As a cashier. Dave has continued to receive excellent work appraisals from his employer Earl Mette. In addition he has maintained Good grades and attendance at school. Dave is a very Active member of Andersons deca club. He has attended several conferences conventions club parties and a competed in food marketing at the District deca contests receiving a fifth place award. He is also involved with the deca speakers Bureau and he has recently helped give a presentation to the Lions club. 2ml Block Watelier group formed. A neighbourhood in it. Washington has established the second Block watchers program in the Community. Residents in the area of Claudia court Ray tee Terrace and Ronaldson Avenue met with sgt. Charles Horstman from Cincinnati police District 6 to organize the program last week. John Croxton is Sherwood civic Assn meets March 19 on Anderson vandalism Tom Taylor Anderson townships newest trustee will speak to the Sherwood civic Assn. At 7 30 . March 19 at Sherwood elementary school. Primary interest of the meeting will be the problems of vandalism in the township. Bob Dorsey of the Anderson township planning and zoning commission will Disu Ess township ordinances and col. Dan Wolfangel of the Hamilton county sheriffs patrol will speak on the a a neighbourhood watch Quot program. All residents of the Sherwood area Are urged to attend. Chairperson for the group. Residents of the area Are said to be 10� per cent behind the program aimed at curbing vandalism and other crime in the neighbourhoods. The bloc Kwatcher a program is sponsored by the it. Washington civic club. Another group is expected to join the program next month. Inside the journal despite what the weather might be doing outside right now it s just about Spring. That Means time Tor the Many improvements you have Lumen planning Tor i your Home. There in t a better time than right now. See the big 14-Page Home improvement Section in this Issue of the journal. It s filled with Many bargains from your favorite advertiser and has Many tips and ideas for making your Home even better. There Are still plenty of Good buys in autos at various local dealers. See the journal s Auto Section on Page 14. Automotive business Church classifieds 14 4.14,17 14 11,1� editorial Foley Harvey Public forum weightings 12 3 12 12 12 a. Forest Hills journal March 12, 1ot5, published weekly on wednesdays at 544 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244 controlled circulation to Siave paid at Cincinnati Ohio. A Anderson township trustee president John of Brien sees fire and police As the two most important considerations for trustees attention for at least the remainder of this year. Emphasizing he was speaking Only for himself of Brien said the fire Levy that will be on the june 3 ballot must be passed if the township is to maintain at least the same level of fire service it has in the past. Trustees As a group have a general idea of the top priorities in spending but tie declined to list the priorities after fire and police As no. I and no. 2 respectively. Trustees have been giving close attention to the financial situation and will continue to do so in the upcoming months the Board president told. He was pleased that township stands to get an estimated $42,500 in inheritance tax for the first half of this year. Money will when received go into the general fund to help pay Bills As past Money from this source has done. Trustees have been budgeting about $20,000 to $25,000 a year for inheritance tax income. They feel it is better to be conservative in figuring since such Revenue is really something that can to be figured on. Anderson township is expected to get the most of any Hamilton county governmental unit outside civic club supports fundamental school the it. Washington civic club has agreed to support the fundamental alternative school proposal for Eastern Hills Junior High school. Under the proposal now being considered by the Cincinnati Board of education Eastern Hills would offer a fundamental program stressing the three res discipline and patriotism would eventually include senior High grades. The civic club has sent letters to each member of the Board of education indicating their support. The letters read As follows a because of the wide spread interest throughout it. Washington in the fundamental alternative school program for Eastern Hills the it. Washington civic club brought this matter before its membership at the March 3rd meeting. After spirited discussion during which it was pointed out that 1. This Type of school has the unanimous approval of both ptas. 2. Facilities Are available plus Twenty two acres for expansion. 3. It places a High school within logical distance for the it. Washington Community. 4. It will help with racial balance. It was indicated that an overwhelming desire for this program exists in the Community. Therefore a motion was passed proclaiming Strong support for this proposal and directing that a letter be sent to All Board of education members in regard to this. We feel that the establishment of a fundamental alternative school at Eastern Hills would be of great value to the Community and to the school system and we urgently request that you vigorously support adoption of this plan for the 1975-76 school year. Ltd a sincerely yours it. Washington civic club r. W. Vetter. President the City of Cincinnati in the inheritance tax revenues for the first half of this year. Anderson s estimated $42.500 is just a bit More than Indian Hills $42,000. Arthur c. Koeppe budgeting supervisor for the Hamilton county auditors office said officially the Money will be distributed to the communities about april 1 along with property tax Revenue. Some communities he said know when there is a sizeable death in the Community and if they think the state has settled on it they will ask for advances. Figures Are subject to Hamilton county probate court decisions. Anderson is not the Only one that has been using inheritance Money to pay for regular operating expenses. Others Are Cincinnati Indian Hill and Wyoming. Anderson trustee Tom Taylor noted trustees received $300,000 in 1971, a a it a unbelievable that someone did no to have it in Trust a he was quoted. With the Money trustees have built the third fire House now being occupied in the Anchor area contracted for additional sheriffs patrol cars and helped to finance the townships fire department. News notes a a a a a a a a a a a a a aiding others to appear before orc George w. Gaulding arid his group of investors will appear before the Ohio racing commission March 12 seeking the Blessing of the orc for two 50-Dav racing permits for River Downs. Gaulding is a California businessman who with some friends is buying the local track As an investment. Horace Wade was hired As general manager. Gaulding indicated that a settlement of a Back pay dispute from last years racing at the Downs could come March 10. Report incorrect of Brien says John o Brien president of the Anderson township trustees told the journal a published report in a March 6 Cincinnati daily newspaper was incorrect it said trustees probably will propose a tax Levy to finance the master plan for the township. Of Brien said the deadline is past and there is a one Mill fire Levy already on the june 3 township ballot. Trustees Are expected to abide by Legal opinions there can to be two Park districts in the same area of Brien said. Anderson chamber names committee chairmen Robert f. Tate president of the Anderson township chamber of Commerce announced committee chairmen for the coming year. Chairmen Are h. D. West Bicentennial committee Carl Pieper Cline realty business climate w. Killen . Amp e., Industrial development Wayne Titus membership Dennis Nichols it. Washington press planning and zoning and Ray Penno Shilliton a special events. Committees meet the fourth wednesday of every month at the Clough Myca. The chamber is Council refuses pud rezoning Cincinnati City Council has refused to rezone four acres off Salem rd., East of Canoe it from Angle family to a single family planned unit pud. Pud is a new Type of zoning permitting duster development of dwellings in areas zone few conventional one family Homes. Snow closes schools area schools were closed monday because of a 3-5-Inch Snow that began falling the wee hours of the Day. Roads were hazardous for Rush hour commuters. Cincinnati schools were open. Bob Brown supt. At Lunken Airport reported Quot no problems at Lunken. Operations were As usual. Weather reports at press time indicated a possibility of up to it inches of Snow by monday evening with warmer temperatures tuesday and rain on wednesday. Anxious Tor All members to join one or More of the committees and urge them to Contact one of the chairmen or Call the chamber office 232-6540, to become involved. Quot Art show slated guardian Angels school will hold its annual Art show March 16 from 9 30 . 2 . In the Church Undercroft. The work on exhibit will be representative of the work of children in grades one through eight. The work will encompass a wide variety of medium and techniques such As paper mache Batik drawing painting and ceramics. Miss Louise Vilardo Art teacher is coordinating the fair. Riverfront Council defines its development role the newly formed riverfront advisory Council has defined a three pronged role for it to play in assisting development of die 22-mile Ohio riverfront from Coney Island to Sayler Park. It will assist i decisions concerning How land along the River front is used evaluation of the Impact the uses will have and development of programs to put land use decisions into effect. Fouts to speak Ken Fouts. Anderson resident and a producer for Abc sports will speak at a March 19 meeting of the Anderson boosters club at 8 . At the Turpin Middle school. Public is invited said Chuck Thornton program chairman. Middle school coaches will to introduced

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