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Lima News, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1968, Lima, Ohio Local News THE LIMA NEWS Features mtrininir T.imnLttitl. tn lift M'hitUef "OltlC6 tO Ever riving for Limaland to be even a'better place to FRIDAY. AUGUST 30, 1968, LIMA, OHIO Labor Day Schedules Vary Here Wheels of area industry and commerce are slated to come to a virtual standstill Friday and Saturday as thousands of Lhnalanders prepare to enjoy the Labor Day holiday weekend. City, county, state and federal offices will be closed Monday, as will financial in- stitutions, the library, liquor stores and most downtown stores. A spokesman for the downtown merchants said stores will remain open until 9 p.m. Tuesday, rather than the regular Monday night opening. The Lima post office and EMda and Cridersville branch offices will be closed Monday. Postmaster Wayne Laibe said special delivery and perishable parcels will be delivered and regular mail pickup schedules will be maintained. Lima Mall stores, with the exception of a drug store, will be closed Sunday and Monday, according to a merchants association spokesman. Majority of outlets at the American Mall and Northland Plaza will be open either part of the day or observe regular hours during the holiday weekend. An official at Rink's Bargain City said the store will observe regular Sunday hours and also will be open Monday. Councilmen Hike Wages At St. Marys ST. MARYS City council Thursday announced a 5 per cent pay increase to all city non-elective employers. The raises become effective Nov. 4. The action was taken after city council as a committee of the whole studied municipal financial conditions following receipt of petitions for pay hikes from police and firemen. City's 2 Hospitals Admit Last Of Nurse Trainees FIREBOMBS Police Lt. Russell P. Snyder stands beside an auto stopped at Elm and Union streets Thursday night. Three alleged M o 1 o t o v cocktails" gasoline filled con- tainers with rag wicks were found in the car. Two (arrows) were in the trunk and a third under the rear seat. The auto's two occupants were ar- rested. See Story, Page One. (News Photo) Schools of nursing at both hospitals admit their final classes of students this Sep- tember. The schools will be phased out of existence by 1971 through transition from a three-year diploma school to a two-year associate degree program at the Lima Technical Center. Announcement of the nursing education change was made today by Sister Mary Caroline, St. Rita's Hospital ad- ministrator; John P a p 1 o w Memorial Hospital executive director; and Daniel Brown, chairman of technical education at the new technical center, a division of Penta County Technical College to be housed at the Lima OSU Campus. The first class in the new associate degree program will be admitted in autumn, 1969. Transition to associate-degree the two-year nursing pro- gram is part of a national trend away from the hospital school to an academic environment, the three administrators indicated. A study of the trends in nursing education, including trips to schools presently pro- viding the two-year associate degree and conferences with leading authorities in the field, convinced officials of both hospitals and the two schools of nursing, that the shorter pro- gram effectively can educate competent bedside nurses, they said in a joint news release to- day. In the two-year degree pro- gram, expected to require six or seven quarters, Brown said about 50 per cent of the studies will be general and 50 per cent nursing, including on-the-job training at both hospitals. Students graduating from the center easily could transfer to a four-year bachelor degree pro- gram, said Brown. St. Rita's admitted 54 students for classes this fall; Memorial admitted 25. Since 1904, Memorial's school of nursing has granted diplomas. St. Ritas has graduated since 1921. The combined medical staffs of St. Rita's and Memorial have endorsed unanimously the change to an associate degree program, it was reported. Contributing to development of the new program were a health-science advisory com- mittee, guided by Dr. F. Miles Flickinger, and an associate degree nursing education study committee, of which Brown is chairman. The latter committee was organized after the health- science advisory committee determined that a study should be made. Dr. Flickinger was appointed by the Lima OSU Campus ad- visory committee to head the health-science advisers. nursing. Sister Mary Caroline Paplow, jointly stated: grams in the existing schools of we are confident that t h e j education of nurses for our 10- and county area will continue to be I of high quality, in keeping with Both hospitals are rightfully I the tradition established by the proud of the caliber of schools of nursing." graduates, but the future nurs-j The two hospital officials and ing needs of this area can be met most effectively through the new program to be provided the technical center chairman listed advantages to the associate degree program: It at the Lima Technical Center j involves only two years, rather on the Lima OSU Campus. than three, and students will "We shall be working very j have the advantages of campus closely with Brown and the faculty in the recruiting and clinical training of the students. In the final three years of each hospital's school of nursing, we shall maintain the same high standards that have resulted in continuing accreditation of our diploma programs.' activities at the branch. It also was noted that recruiting faculty for a college situation is somewhat easier than re- cruiting faculty for hospital schools. The present staffs at the hospital schools are expected to ;be utilized for staffing the pro- aminations Brown stressed that with the j gram at the center, two-year associate degree pro-i Graduates of the associate gram, students could attend on i degree program will be eligible a part time basis as do some j to take state students at the OSU branch. Thus if a student drops out for a quarter, upon re-entrance he could pick up "where he left said Brown. For student recruiting, board ex- for nursing registration, just as present- graduates of both hospital schools are qualified for the ficials predict the center will draw from the 75 high schools in the 10-county area, plus graduates who have been out of state board examination. of-! Brown said that development u high school a few years. He Applications now are being dicted an enrollment of 40 considered for a director of the program, said Brown, with an announcement expected soon. Lima Technical Center nurs- ing students will utilize both hospitals as clinical learning areas, obtaining experience in patient care rauch as do predicted nursing students the first year. Brown added that he and his associates at the technical center were "pleased at the cooperation extended by all of the associate degree pro- gram in nursing wiU be the first to be established at the center. Similar two-year pro- grams will mechanical technology, mechanical design technology, electrical-electronic engineering technology, data processing and computer pro- gramming, accounting, retail be developed in engineering segments of the health com- m e rchandising management. munity in working to establish an associate degree program in students of the diploma pro- i nursing. With such cooperation, For Wallace Write-ins Firemen had threatened to Ruling Hikes Allen Ballot Cost A federal court order that Ohio general election ballots must have space for write-in votes for all elective offices will j write-in space must be provided for all elective offices. Provide a blank space for write-in for each elective office following mean added election expenses the spaces on office type and in Allen County, according partisan ballots on which discontinue emergency am bulance service Nov. 1 unless director, their demands were met. JG ay lor d Medaugh, elections1 the names of candidates are I listed." Local election officials were; Medaugh said the ruling will Kenneth Hegemann, safety- service director, said the in- creases will cost the city ap- proximately He said would come out of the city's general fund. Other funds to be tapped include sewage, water. electric, and street maintenance. 'notified of the court local ballots for can- resulted from efforts of sup- on one ballot, Medaugh pointed out the court ruling will The Wallace supporters, who failed to obtain needed necessitate a second ballot for' signatures in time to place his judicial candidates and will name on primary ballots as a result in additional printing costs for the extra ballots as well as added time in counting ballots on the county computer. The federal court ruling third-party candidate, went to court in an attempt to have Wallace's name appear on the Nov. 5 general election ballot. Thursday in a telegram fromjdidates must be rearranged to Secretary of State Ted W.j provide the additional spaces Brown. The telegram !for write-in votes. Noting that all candidates for Federal court" has ruled that; office originally had been listed porters of American Independent Party presidential candidate George Wallace of Alabama to place his name on ballots in Ohio. Zoo Exhibition Booked At Mall Children will have an op- portunity to talk to the animals in a special "petting zoo" at the American Mall Tuesday through Saturday. John Newton, president of the! American Mall Merchants Association, said the zoo will be open lo a.m.-8 p.m. daily. Newton noted the exhibit, featuring more than 40 familiar) and exotic animals from all] over the world, includes ant-j eaters, agouti, aqudad. goats, guineafowl, hornbill, llama, macaw, parrots, monkeys, m y n a h pheasant. Jambs, angora, fat tail, mouflan, guinea pigs, rabbits. miniature horse, miniature cow. tortoises, wild boar, burro, kangaroo, touchan. polish buffs and many others. Bar Operator Denies Guilt Local night club operator Theofanis Antonakakis, 34, of Shobe Road, Elida, was bound to the grand jury after denying a first degree manslaughter charge Thursday afternoon. He was released under bond following arraignment in Municipal Court. Antonakakis is charged with fatally wounding 20-year-old Sammy Lee White, 134 E. 6th, Wednesday night during a disturbance at the Villa Night Club, 406 N. Main. Death of White, which oc- curred when he reportedly engaged in a scuffle with Although the court ruling stated Wallace's name could not appear on the ballot, it did order that space be provided for write-in votes, not only for President but all other elective offices as well. Counting of the write-in votes by the county's data processing department will show only the total number of write-in votes cast for each office and not names of individuals receiving the votes, Medaugh said. They could be identified only by hand count. The election official noted state law has allowed write-in votes during primaries only, not providing for counting such votes at a general election. Names of persons who receive write-in votes during primary elections are not listed in official results unless they receive in excess of 15 per cent of the total vote cast for the office, he added. REED THOMPSON ...United Fund Aide and executive secretarial work. The beginning dates of these programs will be announced later. Penta County Technical College at Perrysburg was in- vited by Ohio State University and the Ohio Board of Regents to operate a technical center on the Lima campus about a year ago. Classes will begin in September, 1969, upon com- pletion of a new SI million plus building, the third at the branch. Plans for the building still are' being considered by the university's architects. Center chairman Brown said he still is "confident" con- struction for the building at the branch site on Mumaugh Road will begin this fall. Goal Thompson Heads New UF Division Reed Thompson, assistant personnel director of City Loan and Savings Co., has accepted over last year's objective." Thompson added gifts received so far have j chairmanship of the United j demonstrated the 49 firms are Medaugh said local election Fund's corporate division. jacknowJedging the request for .fin ml i- n J-lHttlftVt'l I rm i i ___ _ tJO 1 officials are awaiting additional information from the secretary of state to learn how to tabulate The appointment was nounced today by Basinger, 1969 campaign oo an _ Harvey 8 per cent increase- Thompson, who served four Antonakakis, was attributed to this November's write-in who noted the posi- i years as a solicitor fo the UF. a gunshot wound in the head. I especially those cast is the resuit Of the newly -j also has been associated in i Wallace. ORIENTATION Looking over new science facilities at the West Junior High School this morning are four of the more than 100 new ci- ty school teachers attending the orientation program at the new building. They are (from left) Mrs. Louis Pernell. sixth grade at Jef- ferson: Edward Hatcher, fourth at Whittier: Mrs. John England, sixth at Irving; and Roger Miller, seventh at South. (News Photo) Number Changed BELLEFONTAINE State route 69, between the Hardin and Montgomery county lines has been changed to Rt. 235, P. E. Masheter, state director of highways, announced. The area covered in the change order is tbat part of the i highway in Champaign, Logan iand Hardin counties. Com- Woman Admits r Counts Sarah Almira, 22, Canonsburg, Pa., was sentenced gifts exceeding i created division formed after; volunteer work with the Boy organizational changes ing last year's drive. for eight years and m its public He said Thompson and his 14 v workers will solicit firms area for two years- 0[ I organizations which donate UFJ A member of Shawnee Coun- ilry Club, Lima Club and Shrine to 1-20 years in the Ohioi According to Thompson. 49jClub, Thompson also is af- Reformalory for Women today companies will be contacted with the Nationa] after pleading guilty in Com- hopes that the goal of S150.000 !Association the mon Pleas Court to three! will be attained. General Assodation charges of forgerv. cnargesoi og I for the 1969 drive is imissioners of the three counties] she had earlier waived grand i "Last year, i i involved have been notified ofjjury the change. consideration of the City Official Expresses interest Planners Learn Of Traffic Grants i charges and was sentenced to 1- i20 year term on each of the i forgery charges, with the firms contributed business: for1 "6 resides with his wife, four children at sentences to currently. be served con- Federal funds will be Available to cities next year to assist in costs for improvement of traffic controls and move- ment, members of the Lima- Allen County Regional Planning Commission learned Thursday night. Philip M. Boyle, director, told the planning group funds will be available from the Bureau of Public Roads July 1. to pay from 50 to 85 per cent of the costs of improving traffic movement in cities and ad- jacent urban areas. PreEminary information in- dicates that federal funds wiU be available for widening of streets, traffic signals and other means of improving traffic movement on major arteries, he said. In reporting on the new federal funding plan, Boyle said it be a method by which iLima might reduce its spending :plans somewhat. City Planning Director George Kruse, a member of the plan- jning agency, expressed interest iin the possibility of obtaining ;the federal funds and indicated the city probably will apply {or assistance in its traffic chan- nelization program. The planners, meeting in the First National Bank West I Market Street office, also ap- j proved plans to make ap- plication to the federal Depart- jment of Housing and Urban 'Development for remainder of the funds needed for the cooa- tywide utility study currently ionder way. HUD had previously granted the agency for the first jbalf of the stady to develop icoantywide plans for water, drainage and solid refuse for construction of a garden j Bath Township zoning officials disposal. .supply renter was a request to rezone a Total cost of the project is spot zoning since it is in the j 300-foot strip on the north side lexpected to be 5153.000. with of a residential area and jof East Elm Street, between 'about to be borne by i adjacent lo a church. I Interstate 75 and Lost Creek county and political sub-! In recommending the Reservior. divisions. American Township zoning! The agency previously had In other action, the plans unit panel turn down the rczoning recommended rejection of the recommended the American request, the planning agency request, noting the land served i Township zoning commission s u g g e c d comm erciaLas a buffer between the Lost; reject one of two pending ap- development be confined to the Creek subdivision and com- plications for changes in zoning, i intersection of West Rob bimercially zoned farm land loj However, the pi a nnersjAvenue and North Cole Street. !the north. the support of 24 UF Thompson said, "and this year we are asking these firms for an increase in proportion to the increase of the campaign goal recommended approval of the joiner American Township zon- jing request as well as a request i pending in Bath Township for jrezoaing to permit construction A bid to rezone 43 acres j However, the owner, Mrs. bounded by the Penn-Central 'Helen Stoner, said the rezoning Railroad, Cable Road and the Lima Corporation line from in- dustrial to commercial was iof a mobile home trailer park, j recommended for approval. A request for rezoning two 'Noting there is only a narrow lots on the south side of West .strip abutting Cable Road, the Robb Avenue, 500 feet east of planners reported the area is Sports Haven, from suitable for commercial to commercial was rather than as an mended for denial. It was noted 'industrial area. sanitarv sewers storm request was to permit con- struction of a mobile borne park in the area and noted she bad the approval of three of four adjacent property owners. In recommending approval, the plans unit pointed out the proposed trailer park would be a better development for area than other industrial with Thompson as are John Dunnick. Serving solicitors First National Bank; Richard B. Hardy, Hardy and Hardy Insurance; Leo J. Hawk, Superior Metal Products; Robert Kamin, Neon Products Inc.; William Leonard, Cory, iBoesel, Leonard asd Con-; A. D. MacDonell, Metropolitan iBank; Kent. M c G o u g h iMcGough Insurance Co.; Harold Meredith, Meredith. [Meredith, Tait and Basinger; Harold Schaublin First Na- tional Bank; Morion I. Singerman Ohio Window- Cleaning Co.; James Slack. Standard Oil Co. John Timmermeister, City Loan and i Savings Co.; E. Perry Webb. i Webb Insurance Agency, and Frank Zeiger, Ford Motor Co. the planned use of the two lots' The unit also recommended (classification uses. MI2PAH DONATION Frank E. Zeiger (left) presents a Ford Motor Co. Fund check for to Alson T. Scrivner, finance chairman of the Mizpah Community Center. The money will be used to help build an all purpose room for the center. Zeiger is chairman of Ford's local community relations committee and manager of the Lima Engine Plant. Hospital Grant Ottawa Valley Hospital been allocated as ite share of a statewide j August payment to six hospitals 'for treatment of tubercular pa- 1 tients, according to State Auditor Roger Cloud. JWSPAPERl MEWSPAPERI ;