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LET'S NOT FEED THE FIRE Hovel Devises Ping pong: balls and marbles are helping' to keep the air clean. One Midwest .steelmaker floats 600,000 ping pong balk <m the surface of acids in storage tanks while they await use in the production process. According to the company's engineers, the celluloid, spheres help trap noxious fumes which otherwise might escape. Another steel firm directs cleansed waste gas from steelmaking operations through chambers packed with two million marbles. Water flowing through the marbles cools the gas before it's released into the atmosphere. j. Y Use of such unlikely items as table tennis and 'aggies in the war against pollution demonstrates the ingenuity and effort extended by the nation's steel industry in its battle to protect and preserve our air •'.'and water, , .-.•.' gwt Vol. 48 * No. 41 • One Section 14 Pages NORTH -OANTON, OHIO, WEDNESDAY. JUNE 23, 1971 10c per copy; $4,50 per year by Mail; 56.00 Outside County The Minimum Wage Considerable pressure is being exerted on Congress to increase the minimum wage right now to $2 an hour, rather than wait until 1S-73 as proposed i# a house bill. The proponents contend that the increase would give the economy a lift by creating additional spending power. This is fallacious reasoning. OVUinimum-wage jobs are given to those who lack the experience or know-how to step into higher wage brackets. They are the first step in the ladder. By removing this bottom rung, not only will many of these jobs be eliminated, but all wages will be pushed up so that inflationary price increases soon would blunt any benefits from the increase. When you add these factors to the increased difficulty that employers wiH have with lower-wage competitors overseas, it seems likely that a higher minimum wage will do more harm than good to those it is intended to benefit. How Much For Defense? ; The debate over the new defense budget is in -full swing. Thus far the discussion has taken some interesting twists. The administration, through Defense Secretary Melvin Laird, has moved away from consideration of Vietnam as being of primary importance in the defense budget. Instead it is focusing on the long-range security needs of the United States. Referring to the 1970's, Laird;»fras sp^eh of .he "defeiisle Resources' needed, in order to meet this Soviet threat during this; period of time."' ' The emphasis, in short, has. moved away from intense preoccupation with Southeast Asia and the fighting in Vietnam, and toward more general concerns. The administration warns that, in order to meet the Soviet threat, defense costs must increase— this despite the steady withdrawal of troops from Vietnam, and regardless of what has been said in the past about the expectation that reduced involvement in Vietnam would bring reduced defense expenditures. Sen. Wilriam Proxmire of Wisconsin is spearheading quite a different point of view. He is arguing for a leaner and stronger—a "far less costly, more efficient"—military force. Apparently he does hot perceive the Soviet threat to be as great as Laird insists it is, for he is asking a cut of six to eight billion dollars in the proposed 76-billion-dollar 1972, defense budget. The plain fact is that the administration can no longer rely on the Vietnam arguments to bolster demands for more defense money. Laird has already reverted to earlier Cold War arguments concerning the .Soviet threat. He may find it quite difficult to sustain these arguments, however, for times have changed and this threat seems by no means as great or imminent as it once seemed. Laird is aware of this. In his press conference warning of the proposed increase in military spending he took up a kind of secondary position, falling back upon the argument that the American people do hot want to become a "second rate power.' He declared that "they are unwilling to accept inferiority in this particular area." A backward glance helps put such ideas in perspective. It was just such arguments—'about Soviet and Chinese threats, about America's "losing," about America being second rate vis a vis North Vietnam, • about America being "pushed around"—that were crucial in originally involving our country in the Vietnamese War. Americans should be skeptical of ' the "Soviet threat" and "inferiority" arguments. We must not let such arguments stampede us into spending far more than is reasonably required to assure the nalSpn's security. •■ Public Library Closed Saturdays Thru September The North Canton Public Library will be closed Saturdays through Sept. 4. Hours Monday through Friday will remain 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The summer Story Hour sessions for youngsters in kindergarten through grade 3 drew more than 100 on Monday, June 14, for the first meeting, according to Mrs. Elizabeth Bricker, librarian. Youngsters in grades 4 through 7 will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday. The Monday sessions also begin at 2 p.m. ( Laurie Beck Performs For 0MTA Group School Sites Study Authorized By Board One step toward meeting the increasing enrollment problems within the North Canton School District was taken by the Board of Education at its June 16th meeting when it authorized investigation of possible building sites for new schools. Rotary Installs Myron Bircher As President ROYAL THREESOME. Crowning of 15-year-old Bonnie Feller as queen of the 1971 Jaycee Fair was a highlight of closing-night activity Saturday. She is shown (center) as last year's queen (right) Mary Je< Spencer, places the crown on her head. Assisting with the crowning ceremonies was Miss Grace Bird (left) the reigning Miss Ohio. The trio made an appearance in the Saturday morning parade that opened the final 12 hours of actMty. Bonnie, who'll be a Hoover junior in the fall, is the daughter of} Mr. and Mrs. Marion Feller of 347 Witwer St. NE. She was named queen by a vote of fairgoers, who selected Paula Cugliari as first runnerup and Cindy Bohr, second runner- up. Both will be Hoover seniors in the fall. The queen received prizes from area merchants and will carry her title throughout the year, representing local Jaycees at various civic functions. Jaycee Wives conduct the queen contest, selecting 10 finalists who appeared nightly at their fa'ir booth. Laurie Beck Laurie Beck, 14, daughter of Mrs.'' Florence A. Beck of 3544 Mt. Pleasant St. NW, played the piano solo, "Whims", by Schumann at the Ohio Music Teachers Association convention at the Cleveland Museum of Art Tuesday, June 22. Laurie, who will be a freshman at the Junior High this fall, is a student of Mrs. Charlotte F. Mathias of North Canton, president of the Ohio Music Teachers Assoc. She was judged runner-up in the East Central Division competition sponsored by the Baldwin Piano & Organ Co. of Cincinnati, which consists of five states. This is an award for those in grades 7 through 9.. Laurie has studied piano for . seven years, clarinet for four years and organ for three years. She is a member of the Junior High Band and accompanist for the Glee Club and Select Choir at the Junior High under the direction of Mrs. Dorothy Define. Rev. Edgar L. Jones To Join Zion Pastor Staff The Rev. Edgar L. Jones has accepted a call to serve as a member of the pastoral staff of Zion United Church of Christ beginning in September., He- will come here from the Jerusalem United Church of Christ near New Philadelphia, where he has been serving as pastor for the last three years. Consistory President William Ashbaugh announced the appointment, following Rev. Jones introduction to the congregation June 13. The Rev. Mr. Jones was born in Dayton in 1933. Upon graduation from high school in 1951, he was employed by the UJS. Postal Service until enlistment in the UJS. Navy in 1953, where he served as a Machinist Mate aboard the Destroyer USS Abbot. On discharge from the Navy in 1957, he was employed as a research technician by The -Monsanto Research Corp. until 1963 when he decided to leave the world of business and begin training for the Christian ministry. He holds aBachelor's Degree with Honors from Walsh College and a Master of Divinity Degree from Bangor Theological Seminary, a United Church of Christ Seminary locatedinBangor.Me. Community Bldg. Closed Thursday Building- MYRON K. BIRCHER Myron K. Bircher of 437 Hower St. NE will be installed at North Canton Rotary's Installation Dinner Thursday evening, June 24 at Imperial House. Other 1971-72 officers to be installed include BUI Stull, vice president and president-elect; Jim Jester, treasurer, and Ken Dansizen, secretary. Master of Ceremonies will be Father John Welsch. Herb Zimmer, incoming District Governor, will induct the of- The Community...___._... YMCA will be closed all May:; JJril." Mr. Bircher, a member of Bircher, Bonnell & Associates Thursday, June 24, foy.thelfu neral send^slot pari Fjgsbj, theCenter's executive director who suffered a fatal heart attack Sunday. Burial services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Canton Zion Lutheran Church at 702 Raff Rd. SW. The body will lie in state at the church an hour before services. Kathy Clarke Is Chosen By President For Trip to Australia Katharine L. Clarke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Keylon Clarke of 225 Fairview St. SE, has been selected by President Nixon as an Australian Science Scholar. Kathy, along with 9 other students from the UnitedStates, five from Japan and five from Great Britain, will spend two weeks at the University of Sydney in August. She will arrive in Washington, D. C, Aug. 15, for two days of orientation, which will include, an awards ceremony, sightseeing and counciling. The 20 students will depart from Washington Aug. 17, stopping off at Hawaii en route to Australia. Study at the University, of Sydney begins Aug. 23 and they will return toNewYorkSept. 14. The Journey includes a complete '- trip around the world and on >?, their way home they will stop ' in New Delhi, Bangkok and vV Rome. Expenses for the trip around the world are divided between the National Science Foundation and the Science Foundation of Physics, an organization within the University of Sydney. ; •';,•.;■■;.■>,■■■. Students will stay in private homes in Australia. This is what Kathy is looking forward to, meeting the people she will be living with for two weeks t'Kh KATHERINE L CL\Rhl and learning their ways of living in Australia. Kathy is a recent graduate of Hoover High School and was valedictorian of her class. A National Merit Scholarship finalist, she will leave Sept. 19 for Michigan State University where she will be studying biochemistry or math. Rev. Edgar L. Jones While a student in seminary, Rev. Mr. Jones served the Win- throp Congregational Church in Bangor as a part-time pastor and later served as pastor to two small churches in Phillips and in Industry, Me. He is active in several civic and community organizations, including the New Philadelphia Ministerial Association, Family Counseling Service, the Board of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, and serves as part-time Chaplain at the Tuscarawas Branch of KentState University. Rev. Jpnes and his wife, Betty Lou, are the parents of three children, Brent, 10; Alison, 12; and Brian, 13. Faith Methodist Begins Thursday Evening Services The Faith United Methodist Church, located at 300 - 9th St. NW will soon be having Thursday evening services with worship service and Sunday School for nursery age through the 6th grade at 7:30 p.m. This is a new venture for the church and begins July 1. The purpose tor the weekday evening service is to reach those families who want to be together on the weekends away from home. The decision arose out' of concern of the Commission on Education and Commis- - sion oh Worship.' Rev. William Brown is pastor of Faith Church and Mrs. Richard Kidwell is director of religious education. NC Fire Station Bids Under Study Weldon C. Page, city administrator, reports the City Board of Control will meet Wednesday with the Building 'Committee of Council before letting bids on the new city fire station at N. Main and Hower. Low bids totalling $229,730 below the estimate of $250,000 by architect Kenneth Dansizen, were opened by the board last week. > R. W. Warwick Construction Co. of 3026 W. Tuscarawas St., Canton, submitted the apparent low bid of $170,270 for general construction. A combined mechanical and plumbing bid from Carl Sponseller & Sons, Inc. of 226 W. Maple St., totalled/$44,060 and is the lowest bid. Wharton Electric, Inc., of 145 46th St. SW, Canton, was apparently low with $15,400. The specifications call for completion of the four-bay fire station by Dec. 1. at 129•►__■,Main &t^4andsc_pe architects, succeeds Ty Laine. Last year he served, as vice president and president-elect. Appointed officers are AI Saunier, assistant secretary, and Del Hall and Eric Smith, sergeants-at-arms. Newly-elected for two year terms on the Board of Directors are Dick Longbrake, Nick Nickison, Clarence Wise, Dale Wearstler and Dale Gerber. Members who will fulfill their one-year terms include Mr. Bircher, Vernon Sell, Mr. Stull, George Gross and Ty Laine. Recently appointed chairmen for the four avenues of service are Dr. Richard Longbrake, community service; Dale Wearstler, international service; Dale Gerber, vocational service, and William Stull, club service. Other committee chairmen are Richard Stratton, classification; Dr. James Yonally, attendance and fellowship; John Feldscher, bulletin; Dr. W. T. Krichbaum, social; Eugene Schafer, magazine; George Turkal, program; Jack Doyle, song leader. Others are Dr. LewisSnyder, public relations; George Armour, membership development; Robert Zimmerman, information; Ward Mathie, employer - employee relations; Handy Wolf, trade and professional relations; John Bowin, youth service. Also serving are Jack Hudson. scholarshiD: Gene Buffo, The board also heard a presentation and film shown by George Nickles, curriculum coordinator, on the 45/15 year- round school plan being used in Romeville, 111. Students attend school for 45 days and vacation for 15 days. Also discussed was the possibility of asking for a continuing building levy to finance future building. In other business the board: REJECTED an offer by the city to pay the board about 65 cents per square foot for land on Ream and Charlotte Sts. NW, for road widening. The board said it had appraised the property at about $1.75 per square foot. Yale Strausser, board member, said '1 don't see how we can accept the city's offer. ■ It's out of the question." James Brandau, superintendent of schools, told the board, "I feel the quality of education at the Junior High School would go down if the street was brought closer to the building. We would have to make major expenditures for such items as air conditioning. "Nobody could pay us enough to offset the potential damage to the youngsters from the heavy traffic we could expect," Mr. Brandau declared. SET a special board meeting for 8 a.m. Friday, June 25, at the new Northwood School to inspect the building and to discuss possible early payment of retainable fees to the contractor. E. W. Dykes of Lawrence, Dykes, Goodenberger-Bower, said the building was completed June 10, although a few jobs are being finished. He Suggest-' ed the early inspection and payment. EMPLOYED Mrs. Dianne Gillogly of Massillon to teach English at Hoover High School. APPROVED stipends to teachers for extra curricular assignments for next school year. These range from about $100 to $1,000 for varsity football and basketball coaches. There are several vacancies. POSTPONED until August the acceptance of job descriptions for department heads at Hoover High School. RECEIVED a summary of Gov. John Gilligan's proposal' (Continued on Page 7) student exchange and hosting; Harold Royer, Rotary Founda-, tion; David Mathie, ways and4 means; Gus Zielasko, constitution and by-laws; E. R. Ma-; lone, cards and flowers; Cal Wetmore, auditing, and Clarence Wise, Easter seals. Rotary Club members with perfect attendance for one year or longer will be honored. Dancing will follow the brief program. A delegation of 11 local Rotarians attended the District 665 Assembly on Friday, June 18, in Canton. They included Kenneth Dansizen, Robert Zimmerman, Harold Royer, E.R. Malone, Dr. Richard Long- brake, Dale Gerber, William Stull, Ty Laine, Del Hall, John Bowin and Mike Bircher. HONORED FOR SERVICE. Nine individuals who have made outstanding volunteer service contributions to this community were honored at a recognition program by North Canton Rotary on June 17. Pictured at the awards program are (seated 1. to r.) Mrs. Catherine Willaman, Mrs. Walter Zimmer, Mrs. Brooks Powell, (standing 1. to r.) Rotary president Ty Laine, Joe Peters, Francis Buckley, Prcgram chairman and presenter Vernon Sell, and Charles T. 'Bogardus. Honored but not pictured were John Burke, DeVere Kaufman and Frank Berrodin. ,
|Title||The Sun, 1971-06-23|
|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
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LET'S NOT FEED THE FIRE
Ping pong: balls and marbles are helping' to keep
the air clean.
One Midwest .steelmaker floats 600,000 ping pong