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Washington C H Record Herald (Newspaper) - May 20, 1963, Washington Court House, Ohio The weather fair and cooler tonight Low 38-46. Tuesday mostly Cloudy and Cool with Light showers Likely High in the 60s. Washington cd. Record Herald vol. 105�?no. 135 Washington c. H., Ohio monday May 20, 1963 12 pages 7 cents phone 335-3611 full associated press leased we re service for state National and world news. The associated press is entitled exclusively to use ail local news in this newspaper astronaut relaxes after telling of space experience Cape canaveral Fla. A with two Days of examinations questions and confetti behind him astronaut Gordon Cooper planned to do absolutely nothing today except relax. That a something that comes easy to a Man who can doze off while perched atop a rocket set to blast him into space. Asked at a news conference sunday if he thought his flight concluded project Mercury Cooper replied that it was his personal opinion that great gain would Speed limit boost studied Ohio House to vote on freeway measure Columbus Ohio apr a Bill is scheduled to come to a vote in the Ohio House tuesday which will allow motorists to put a Little More pressure on the Gas pedal while travelling the states superhighways. The measure would increase the Speed limit from 65 to 70 Miles an hour on the open Road and from 50 to 60 . On expressways inside cities. The limits for trucks would be 55 . Outside cities and 50 inside. Ten House members headed by rep. Arthur Katterhenric a a Glaize Are behind the measure. The Senate the same Day is expected to vote on an administration Bill to reduce membership of the Ohio expositions commission from 16 toll. The measure already approved by the House was postponed in the Senate last thursday until tuesday the second Day of the Legislatures 20th work week. When the House convenes tonight it will take up a Bill authorizing townships to establish police districts outside cities or villages. Co sponsors Are reps. Margaret Dennison a Trumbull and Jim Thorpe a Stark. Mrs. Dennison explained the need for the Bill lies in the increased police problems in unincorporated suburban areas especially in connection with traffic. Under present Law constables furnish police Protection in townships. Another Bill up for House consideration is a measure which would permit townships to contract for construction of their own fire department houses. Sponsors say present Law Only permits townships to buy or lease such buildings after they have been constructed. Kor eds agree to conference Seoul South Korea apr the North koreans agreed today to meet wednesday with the United nations command to discuss return of two american helicopter pilots forced Down behind communist lines. The reds had refused earlier requests from . Gen. Guy s. Meloy for the meeting. The two pilots capt. Ben w. Tutts Florence ala., and capt. Charleton w. Voltz Frankfort mich., were shelled and forced Down Friday when their h23 helicopter crossed the Han River Estuary. This is the Western Boundary of the 155-mile Long armistice demarcation line. Maj. Kenneth j. Calcatera Norway mich., said he telephoned the airmen a wives saturday and reported their husbands were apparently unhurt. I Laff a Dat come from an extended Mercury flight. Then he tossed the question to or. Robert c. Seamans associate administrator of the National aeronautics and space administration. A we Are faced with a decision in the next week or so on another Mercury flight a Seamans said but said it is quite unlikely another Mercury manned Mission will be conducted. A the longer you keep Mercury personnel working on Mercury flights the longer you delay putting them on the gemini pro Gram a he said. Tuesday the laconic oklahoman with the Huck finn Grin will receive the National aeronaut us and space administration s distinguished service medal from president Kennedy at a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden. Then he will address a joint session of Congress and the following Day will go to new York for a ticker tape Parade. Today Cooper plans Only to rest from the one predictable after effect of his 34-hour cosmic adventure an Onrush of adulation from an admiring populace. His latest taste of it was a Homey and Heartfelt Welcome by the people of Cocoa Beach who turned out sunday along a simile stretch of Sun drenched Highway and waved flags and Bunting and Beach towels and hollered a Well done it was one of the largest crowds Ever assembled in this Neon lighted Sand spit which the astronauts Call their Home away from Home. The astronaut accepted the plaudits from an open car waving and grinning his now famous Grin. Beside him was his wife Trudy. Two cars behind were their daughters Camala j4, and Janita 13, smiling in teen aged embarrassment. The Parade ended at a Beach front Motel where the girls sat demurely and listened to their lither describe his 22-orbit space flight for the Benefit of the 700 newsmen who had watched him blast off four Days earlier. In his drawl Cooper told orbit by orbit How he performed his various experiments made photographs of celestial Phenomena and also much As any other sightseer presented with a spectacular View took snapshots of the magnificent Himalayas. He told How he was Able to see minute detail on the ground More than too Miles below a boat and its Wake in a River trucks on a Highway smoke Curling from the chimneys of tibetan villages. He also described As matter of factly As though it was really nothing at All How he glided his spacecraft manually Back to Earth after All the automatic methods had failed. A i saw the Light go on a he said a and i thought maybe at first id just ignore it. But i decided maybe id better not. I was afraid it go this was the Light that signalled the re entry guidance trouble. He told also How he cat napped from time to time when the work was done and How he even caught a few winks during the Long countdown before the big Atlas rocket roared off the launching . Aloha Gordon astronaut l. Gordon Cooper received a heroes Welcome at Hickam air Force base in Honolulu where he was greeted by his wife Center and daughter Camala right and treated to a dizzy whirl of receptions civic honors and speeches during a 7v& hour stay in his adopted state of Hawaii. He returned to Cape canaveral sunday for a press conference a two hour medical interrogation by Nasa physicians and a rousing Welcome by thousands of residents and visitors in the Cape canaveral area along the five mile route of a motorcade. Estimate sch flood damage at $200,000 the paint Creek flood on March 5 caused damage in excess of $200,000 to to Industrial and business firms 79 City residential properties and 41 Rural properties. The figures based on a Survey of the City and county were announced monday by City manager Jack Whitmer. They will be used to form the basis of an Appeal for fed e r a i flood control assistance when a delegation goes to Huntington w. Va., tuesday to meet with a representative of the army corps of engineers. Whitmer emphasized that the $200,000 loss figure is a conservative one. It includes in most instances Only material damage and not lost time and other sex Union rails resume work Rule Parley Washington apr the railroads and five operating unions heeding the urgent request of president Kennedy resume bargaining today in their Long fight Over work rules. If no agreement is reached before june 12, Only new legislation providing for either compulsory arbitration or government seizure of the railroads can Block a nationwide rail strike. A three Man emergency Board provided the basis for new negotiations in a report to the president last week. Kennedy in making the report Public said a there is no time to be lost for completing their agreement in this critical dispute. The ultimate dependence must be upon their own the key Issue in the Battle Over what the railroads Call a Feather bedding is the Fate of 40,000 firemen on freight and Yard trains. A presidential commission last year proposed that the jobs of these firemen be eliminated with 13.000 Low seniority men being dismissed immediately and the other 27.000 jobs being eliminated As men retire die of move to other jobs. Lenses resulting from the flood the City manager said. A a a the figure includes $158,000 damage reported by the to firms with the Willis lumber co., reporting the largest single amount. Damage to the 79 residences in the City was set at $28,600. The 41 Rural properties involving 2.272 acres of land sustained damage estimated at $13,500. Although no comprehensive Survey of damage was made following the 1959 flood Whitmer said damage to local property then was estimated at approximately the same amount. He said individual business and residential properties sustained greater damage in 1959, although the damage was not As widespread. This Means Whitmer said that paint Creek has probably inflicted close to a half million dollars damage to local property in four years. A a a named to the Delegat i o n to present the local Case to the corps of engineers at Huntington tuesday were county commissioners Lawrence Dumford and mar i y n Riley county Engineer Chari e s Wagner City Council chair Man r. S. Sanderson jr., William e. Williams first vice president of the chamber of Commerce and Whitmer. They will consult with Dan g. Johnson an Engineer in the engineering division of the Huntington District of the corps of engineers. An appointment has been made and a letter of introduction sent to the District office by rep. William h. Harsha jr., who represents the sixth congressional District in Congress and is a member of the House Public works committee. In addition to the Survey information the delegation will go to Huntington armed with a topographical map showing precisely the areas inundated. This map will be illustrated by 52 photographs of All the affected areas. In collecting the flood damage Survey reports the City was assisted by the Washington c. Chapter of the american association of University women whose members Canna s s e d the flood damaged Homes in the City. Juk says wheat curbs May save family farm education bids for Ohio tax cigarette Levy sought As Aid to colleges Columbus. Ohio apr higher education launched a formal bid for Ohio a one cent cigarette tax today socking $150 million for capital improvements. Kicking off the campaigns for a Bond Issue on next november a ballot was Thomas f. Patton president of Republic steel corp. And newly elected chairman of Ohio state University a Board of trustees. Patton asked a meeting of business and educational leaders Here to initiate action in urging the general Assembly to include a $150 million Bond Issue question in the next election to seek the support and endorsement of gov. James a. Rhodes and to encourage the backing of the people of Ohio. Patton emphasized that financing the Issue by the continuation of the existing tax on cigarettes would keep taxes at their present level. His Call for action pictured a crisis in higher education on two fronts a a growing inability of Ohio a universities to accommodate increasing enrolments and a growing role universities and University based research must play in developing the states Economy. Patton said the problem is intensified by a the fact that virtually no state tax dollars were appropriated during the past two years for capital improvements on the state University the $150 million Patton said please turn to Page 12 common Market oks Tariff cuts Geneva apr the european common Market countries agreed a Day to american demands for across the Board Tariff cuts. This apparent reversal of position was aimed at ending the deadlock Between the world s two greatest trading blocs. But at the same time the six european countries demanded that in return the United states agree to an automatic formula for adjusting gaps Between High american tariffs and lower european ones. West German economics minister Ludwig Erhard claimed credit for the new proposal which he said he thought would end the deadlock with the United states. French finance minister Valery Giscard Deestaing said a ifs for the americans to the full session of the 73-nation general agreement on tariffs and trades conference marked time while the common marketers and the americans cockeyed for position. Chairman Hans Schaffner of Switzerland called off an afternoon meeting but agreed to preside at a special evening session of the disputing sides. Crux of the situation is that ministers of the common Market countries a France. West Germany Italy the Netherlands. Belgium and Luxembourg a insist on reductions in individual tariffs they considered too High As Well As agreed general cuts. The . Delegation has insisted on equal percentage cuts from both sides with a goal of slashes ballot slated for tuesday president signs Bill for feed Groin control Washington apr president Kennedy coupled his signing today of the new feed Grain Bill with a declaration that the outcome of tuesday s referendum among win at growers will be a the key to maintaining the family farm system of at a noon hour ceremony in a sents to handle the High Tariff White House conference room. As High As 50 per cent. It wants to open formal bargaining sessions May 6, 1964. A common Market official said no Date could be fixed for bargaining talks until the United states and the Trade bloc agree on an approach. He said the common Market would agree to a Date if the United states con problem on the same level As its proposals for across the Board cuts. Maurice Brasseau. Belgian minister of foreign Trade conveyed the Market groups decision to Christian a. Herter. President Kennedy a chief negotiator at the Gatt talks. The talks wind up tuesday. Kennedy used about a dozen pens to sign the new legislation which the administration believes will help promote a a a yes vote in the nationwide referendum on a new and stiffer control program for wheat. The Bill he signed would continue with some changes a pres the . Proposal Calls for it it voluntary feed grains pro substantial equal linear Tariff reductions with limited in Short the United states wants nearly All tariffs slashed by the same percentage. At Frances insistence the common Market countries contended that High . Tariffs should be slashed by greater amounts than Low european tariffs. American negotiators rejected this As a violation of the . Trade expansion act of 1962, which gave the president the broadest Powers in history to Cut american tariffs. Traffic toll rockets Columbus Ohio. Apr Ohio has just recorded its largest weekend accidental death toll since Early february. Traffic deaths totalled at least 16 during the period. Methodist Bishop announces new appointments or. Hughes to head Lima District Columbus minister assigned Here presbyterian stand is Clear on Church state separation Desmoines Iowa apr pres meaningless Quot i done to care where you attach it�?11 be got to hang in byte rians spiritual descendants of John Calvin generally done to go along with the Way he mixed religion with government. Their View is that each should keep official hands off the other. This position contrasting greatly with the 16th Century reformers meshing of religious and political authority in Geneva was highlighted today in a report before the United presbyterian general Assembly. In probably the most Clear Cut and detailed delineation Ever projected by a Church on the american scene the proposed report Marks off some Sharp lines Between Church and state. The report up for action by representatives of the 3v4-million-member denomination deals with Many of the hotly debated Church state issues smouldering in the nation. Among other things the report i. Opposes religious observances in the Public schools including Bible readings and prayers which Are described As tending a toward indoctrination of Dis 2. Disapproves religious plays on Public property. 3. Declares that a political candidates religious affiliation in itself should not be a Factor in evaluating his fitness for office. 4. Says the churches should not seek restrictive sunday Laws in order to a facilitate Christian Observance of the lords 5. Criticizes tax exemptions for churches As putting them in a potentially compromising position end says the Church should begin a extricating itself from the position of. Seeming to be obligated to the state by virtue of special tax privileges extended to 6. Opposes direct Aid to parochial schools but favors tax supported a welfare services to All children a whatever their schools and urges efforts to find a creative solutions to present parochial school problems. 7. Calls government efforts to a censor religiously offensive material a danger not Only to a True religion but to the survival of a free 16 cd Utiss Hurt in Clinton air drop Wilmington Ohio apr sgt. Donald Kobus of Pittsburgh pa., remained today As the Only army special Force reservist still hospitalized from injuries suffered in a Parachute drop saturday during armed forces Day exercises at the Clinton county air Force base. Sp-6 Charles f. Thornton of East Cleveland Ohio who also had been hospitalized was released today. It was disclosed that 14 other paratroopers were released immediately after treatment for minor injuries. The fact they had been Hurt was not disclosed until today. Noted sculptor Dies Waynesboro a. Apr Walter Russell 92. And internationally known sculptor and artist died sunday. He was widely known for his busts of Franklin d. Roosevelt and Mark Twain. Equipment at hand Monterey Calif. Us a a fire engine raced to a Brush Blaze on a vacant lot and found 11-year-old Craig Watson had stomped out the flames. He said there was no one around so he used his feet. The appointment of or. G. Glen Hughes present pastor of Grace methodist Church As superintendent of the Lima methodist District and the assignment of the Rev. Nobel m. Rompel Columbus As his successor Here were announced monday by Bishop Hazen g. Werner. The appointments will Becorn e effective at the close of the Ohio annual conference to be held at Lakeside june 4-9. The Rev. Or. Rompel has served seven years As senior minister of the Maple Grove m e t h o d is Church in Columbus. Or. Hughes assumed the local pastorate Jan. 14, 1960, coming Here from Coshocton Grace Church after the death of Rev. L. J. Poe. It was during or. Hughes ministry that the present modern Church was built on the site of a building levelled by fire in january of 1959. At Lima. Or Hughes will succeed or. John w. Mcmahan who has served As Lima Dis t r i c t superintendent for the past six years the maximum single term allowed under the methodist system. A a a Rev. Or. Rompel who was born in Chicago received degrees from Northwestern University and Gram. It would however permit Farmers to grow some wheat for feed on their feed grains acreage and tend to Lessen some of the Impact of the stiffer wheat program. Kennedy said that a tomorrow is the Day of and he said the situation boils Down to a Clear Choice Between Farmers voting yes and maintaining the Price of wheat at about $2 a Bushel or voting no and seeing wheat drop to a predicted $1.10 a Bushel. A i Hope Farmers will vote a yes in their own interests a the president said. An estimated 1,800.000 of the nations wheat Farmers Are scheduled to vote in tuesdays referendum. Ohio wheat Farmers out number their compatriots in All other states of the nation. Perhaps As Many As 150.000 ballots May be cast in the Buckeye state. And Ohio never has voted in favor of controls. This is the 12th referendum since 1941, when the first such vote taken. But it is the first time that Farmers who grow wheat on 15 acres or less will vote. Heretofore the voting was restricted to growers of wheat on More than 15 acres. If two thirds of the voters approve the new controls they will go into effect next year. If the program is rejected acreage allotments will continue and Price supports will be available at about one half of parity or around $1.25 a Bushel. There will he no marketing quotas or Cash penal please turn to Page 2 Rev. Nobel m. Rompel or. G. Glen Hughes Rockefeller plans study on his political future Washington apr an intensive reassessment of the political situation will he the order of the Garrett theological Semina r y in Day for new York gov. Nelson a. Evanston 111. Rockefeller when he returns from he has served churches in new his honeymoon. Straits Ville Green Camp Cincin what his private pollsters Tell Natl Pomeroy Mason Wauseon 1 him about the political effect of and Xenia. He is a member of the his marriage to Divorcee Margar Board of trustees and the Board Etta Fitler Murphy could have a of ministerial training and Quali direct bearing on whether the gov fictions of the Ohio conferee c e error plunges into an Active drive and served As Dean of the Ohio a for he 1964 Republican presiden candidate for the nomination his remarriage after being divorced last year by his wife of 31 years has injected a new element of doubt about his intentions. Many Republican catholics ight not accept a divorced and remarried Man As a gop candidate. In the protestant areas of the Middle West where Rockefeller i include ohioan urges labor panel Washington apr rep. Oliver p. Bolton. A Ohio proposed today the creation of a National labor management panel to avoid the possibility of compulsory Federal arbitration of labor disputes. Bolton in a letter to president Kennedy said such a voluntary mediation panel could be created under the Taft Hartley Law. A we Are entering a difficult period of adjustment in collective bargaining techniques a Bolt on said in the letter. A unless a reasonable Start toward a solution is found labor management and the general Public May some Day. Be overwhelmed by those who have been advocating various forms of Federal compulsory arbitration a he said. Bolton said Bills have already been introduced in Congress to set up labor dispute procedures compulsory arbitration area pastors school. Mrs. Rompel formerly of Pomeroy is a graduate of Ohio University. She is a member of i Beta Phi social sorority and Sigma Alpha Iota National mus i c sorority. The compels have two children Paul 17, and Ruth 16. It or. Hughes who will deliver his final Sermon Here june 2, had held pastorate at Westville Convoy Richwood Hillsboro Celina and Coshocton before coming to Washington c. A native of Logan county he received a Bachelor of arts degree at Ohio Northern University Ada a Bachelor of divinity de g r e e from Boston University a school of sacred theology and the honorary please turn to Page 2 Tiai nomination or merely coasts along awaiting developments. If the indications Are that his marriage has built up resistance to his nomination the governor can be expected to tread water for a while until a new canvass can be made this fall. If relatively Clear sailing is in Prospect he May step up his campaigning. Rockefeller is a great believer in polls. He also is a Man who plays his politics close to his Vest Seldom confiding his plans in Advance even to party allies. For example he told sen. Kenneth b. Keating r-n.y., Only 20 minutes before the ceremony that he was going to be married. Although Rockefeller has made Alk of the familiar motions of a has been trying to build up his image As a regular Republican divorce and remarriage Are generally frowned upon. But in the big cities of the Industrial states where he would be expected to have his greatest strength such matrimonial ventures Are not As Likely to cause raised eyebrows. Moreover the resentment of women voters against the governor s actions might be balanced by the vivacity and attractiveness of the new mrs. Rockefeller in campaigning with her husband. Most presidential candidates want their wives along when they go vote gathering. Those without wives such As the divorced Adlai e. Stevenson in 1952 and 1956, seem to operate at a disadvantage. As a last resort or Federal receivership of plants. One time numbers aide s Home blasted in capital Columbus Ohio a a bomb blast shattered windows and damaged eaves of a two Story House today but no one was injured. The House belongs to Frank Baldasarro 39. Found guilty in Columbus municipal court in october 1957 of promoting and backing a numbers game. He said he has no idea who is responsible. Baldassaro a automobile was damaged slightly. Police said it apparently was a fuse Type foil wrapped bomb. It exploded in a Flower bed beneath a picture win Dow

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