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more feared than the eventuality of death itself. stopped; they were divided on the subject subject of the Living Will. lose consciousness before they lose hope. See DOCTORS... A-3 Ohio Lottery Buckeye 1000:. Spirit of 76: Liberty Bell: 530 5828 92934 816510 6088 53936 ' 178658 57,21,30,75 73rd Year No. 162 Times Dover-New Philadelphia, Ohio Friday, January 16,1976 Price 15 Cents See full weather report on Page A-6. Marriage date, income tax form bared by Knisely New Philadelphia Mayor David S. Knisely said today that he has been legally legally married since last July 28 and also announced he would open his personal finances to public scrutiny. "Every public official-has an obligation obligation to make certain aspects of his personal personal affairs public," said Knisely. "Thus, I will let any interested citizen, citizen, of New Philadelphia inspect my 1975 federal income tax return. This policy will be continued throughout my term as mayor;,; •.•''. :^.f;;-.;'.;., : 3',' : ' ; ;.; ; ' "I also want to announce that while my public and formal wedding ceremony ceremony took place in Cambridge, Mass., on Dec. 26,1975, Chris and I were legally married on July 28, 1975, in Greenup, Ky." Knisely married the former Christine Cole of Maumee. The mayor, 26, stated during his campaign campaign that he was. a bachelor and on election night last Nov. 4 confided that he had marriage plans in'' the very near Denver police ride in style SEER JOHN NASH Packing up / . Elvis goes on $70,000 car spree DENVER (AP) - Bob Surber says he was skeptical at first when someone called to say Elvis Presley would be around to buy some cars. "We were alia little bit excited,'' said Surber as he described Presley's; visit to'the auto salesroom Wednesday Wednesday night,to buy, new Lincoln -Mark IVs.'for a Denver police officer arid a police doctor. -'• And they weren't the only examples examples of Presley largesse. The singer also bought an ice blue Cadillac with a sun roof for a Denver detective and luxury cars for two persons vacationing vacationing with him in the Colorado mountains. mountains. v The total tab: about $70,000. Presley has given new cars as gifts in the past. Last summer, he bought several Cadillacs for people.in Memphis, Tenn. At least one of the recipients then was a stranger. Surber said he learned, of Presley's Presley's plans late Wednesday in a telephone/call telephone/call from Vail, "Colo., where Presley's party was staying. : -'We were : a little bit skeptical at first, and checked around to see what was up," Surber said. Convinced that the call was legitimate, Surber said he and his firm's sales manager returned returned for an 8 p.m. rendezvous, two hours after normal closing time. "It was almost 9 when they showed up, but 'we had decided to stay at least until 10," Surber said. • When Presley's party arrived, the singer told Capt. Jerry Kennedy, head of the Denver police vice squad, and Dr. Gerald Starkey, a Denver police police physician, to choose the cars they wanted. Presley met Starkey in Las Vegas, Nev., in 1970. Kennedy met the singer at about the same time and had served as a security man on Presley's subsequent trips to Colorado:' Colorado:' '• 0 " •• •' ' ••>•.. •. ' • Starkey, sitting in his brown-on- brown Mark IV and listening to Presley Presley tapes, said the singer had called him for medication to treat an itch caused by a ski mask he'd been wearing wearing to keep from drawing, crowds. By the time he arrived, Kennedy and Detective Ron Pietrofeso, who met Presley through Kennedy and also acts as a security man for the singer, had picked out their cars, Starkey said. our "It truly was a surprise," said Mrs. Kennedy about the gift of a white-and-blue Mark IV. "I was talking talking with my husband, and Elvis broke in on the line. We had a nice chat of about 40 minutes, and then he asked what kind of car I drive. "I told him, and. he asked about other car. I said we ifidn't nave one, and he said, 'You will have by tonight.' He's a very generous person." person." The Presley party drove in from Vail to buy the cars. He and the others others left again Thursday, apparently to resume their vacation. Surber said Presley paid for the Lincolns with two checks, one personal personal and one drawn on a company account. account.