The Tribune from Coshocton, Ohio on August 11, 1969 · 7
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The Tribune from Coshocton, Ohio · 7

Coshocton, Ohio
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Monday, August 11, 1969
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Cincinnati Tornado Tragedy: 'Especially When It's Kids9' CINCINNATI (UPI)-"It gets to you," said firefighter Don Ellis, "especially when it's kids. You can't help thinking that's your own family. Ellis, father of four children, was one of the firemen, who after two hours of digging through crumbled remains of an ancient schoolhouse, discovered the bodies of Mrs. Cartlyn DeBrode, 21, and her two young sons. They were three of four persons dead in the wake of Cincinnati's first tornado in over 60 years. The twister skipped through northern suburbs late Saturday night, injuring 243 and destroying the place that 525 families called home. D?mage is estimated at a minimum of $7 million. "If she would have just been eight or ten steps up that staircase, maybe. . ." Ellis voice trailed off. There was no debris on the first landing, he explained, hinting she could have been saved. Mrs. DeBrode, the mother of f o u r sons, (Dsiaih antL Jmmah. Ray Fabian Ray Fabian, 62, Warsaw Route 1, died at 7 p.m. Saturday at Pomerene Memorial Hospital, Millersburg, where he had been a patient for six weeks. He was born in Blissfield on March 20, 1907, the son of Jacob and Pearl Williamson Fabian. On Aug. 24, 1929, he was married to Esther Reiss, who survives. Other survivors include a son, Thomas, Warsaw Route 3; a sister, Mrs. Denver (Anna) Middaugh, Warsaw Route 1; and three grandchildren. One brother is deceased. Mr. Fabian was a retired employe of the Steel Ceilings Co. in Coshocton, and a member of the Clark Twp. Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Warsaw Lodge 255, F & AM, and the Elks Lodge 376 in . Coshocton. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Fischer Funeral Home, Warsaw, with the Rev. A. D. Laman officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today. Masonic services will be read at 8:30 p.m. tonight at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Blissfield Cemetery. ' Police Two cars collided in the alley by Glass Music store in the 500 block of Main St Saturday at 12:10 p.m. . Cheryl Kay Barnett, 21, 242Vi S. Fourth St was backing from behind the store into the alley and didn't see a north bound auto driven by Elizabeth A. Sneed, 44, 422 N. 10th St. She told police the store obstructed her view. There was no citations and minor damage. Robert A. Mowbray, 50, Newcomerstown, backed his car into one driven by James E. Foster, 18, Coshocton Route 2, who was COURTHOUSE . COURTHOUSE Dennis Keith Jackson, 21, 808 Main St., Coshocton, Fairmont Foods employe, and Linda J. Bradford, 16, Newcomerstown Route 3. - Steven F. Hildebrandt, 23, 5461 York Lane N., Columbus, draftsman estimator, and Marleys L. Baird, 22, Newcomerstown Route 3, teacher application). . Charles Richard Guilliams, 21, West Lafayette Route 1, sheet metal apprentice, and Karen L. Copenhaver, 19, 1335 S. 13th St., Coshocton, beautician (application). Mark W. McCullough, 20, 1007 Kenilworth Ave., Coshocton, U.S. Army, and Cheryl S. Stotter, 19, Coshocton Route 1, clerk (application). James R. Neale, 42, 524 Nancy Dr., Berea, dioApiiaL Daughter Born A daughter, Lorie Jane, was born Aug. 1 to Mr. and Mrs. Larry M. (Mary Jane Mizer) Patterson at Quonset Point Naval Hospital, R.I. Patient At Home John C. Scheetz, Fresno Route S has been dismissed from Dover Union Hospital. In Good Samaritan Michael Larntz, Conesville Route 1, is a patient In Good Samaritan Hospital, Zanes-ville. His room is 411. Investia c Weekend Accidents was holding her three-year-old son Rodney in front of her, Ellis said. Her other hand was outstretched and Ellis said it looked like she was holding the band of her five-year-old son, Delbert Her husband, Chester, and two other sons were still in General Hospital. The storm left a path of destruction nine miles long and about a city-block wide as it touched down in the city's Hartwell section and tapered off just minutes later outside suburban Madeira. Along the way it blew roofs off houses, shattered windows, clipped utility poles, uprooted trees and flipped autos. In one of the cars was Norman Taylor and his wife, Zelphia, 45. Mrs. Taylor, of Williamsburg, Ohio, was thrown from her husband's car as it twirled through the air near Galbraith and Amity Roads. She died Sunday. x As the twister moved, it leveled the Upper Crust Restaurant in Reading. A patron, Mrs. Ruth Schilds, 83, had one leg am J. Woy Troendly J. Woy Troendly, 82, Ctone Creek Route 1, died Sunday at Union Hospital, Dover, following a brief illness. He was" born March 30, 1887, in Bucks Twp., the son of Simon P. and Sedilia Mizer Troendly. He was married to the former Rose M. Miller, who died in 1966. Mr. Troendly, a retired farmer, was a member of the Evans Creek-Salem Lutheran Church and the Farm Bureau. Survivors include four sons; Earl, Coshocton Route 3; J. Elmer, West Lafayette Route 1; Edwin W., Stone Creek Route 1; and Karl, New Philadelphia Route 2; Two daughters, Mrs. Donald (Sedilia) Hansen, Massillon, and Mrs. Chester (Mary) Mizer, Stone Creek Route 1; one sister, Mrs. Fannie Portz, Massillon; one brother, Floyd Troendly, West Lafayette Route 1; 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services will be conducted on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Evans Creek-Salem Lutheran Church with the Rev. Douglas L. Wohn officiating. Friends may call at the Lingler Funeral Tome in Baltic on Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. and at the church one hour before services. ' Burial will be in Westlawn Cemetery, Baltic. ate Three In City driving west in an alley near Gross parking lot at 12:39 p.m. Sunday. Mcwbray was backing from a parking spece and Foster had started to make a right turn into a private alley. No citations were issued. Ralph William Henry, 71, 229 N.. Third St., was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident after he attempted to turn west onto Chestnut from Seventh St He went over the curb on the north side of Chestnut, then came back across the street and struck a car operated by Thelma I. Carpenter, 26, ZWA N. 12th St., at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Henry then proceeded west on Chestnut pipe fitter, and Donna J. Neale, 34, Warsaw Route 2, receptionist (application). Steven Paul Ferris, 21, Georgetown, student, and Ellen L. Wells, 22, Coshocton Route 3, teacher (application). Divorce Petition Clarence E. Moore, 245 S. Main, has filed for a divorce from Charlotte Irene Moore, address unknown. They were married June 6, 1964, and have no children. The plaintiff charges the defendant with gross neglect of duty. He seeks divorce and all general equitable relief. Wills Filed The will of Verna M. Randies, Bethlehem Twp., who died July 25, 1967 has been filed in Probate. , It leaves all real and personal property to the husband, W. A. Randies, who died May 10, 1969. The will requests that at his decease, whatever is left be divided equally among the four children. Paul R. Randies, . a son, is appointed executor of the will to serve without bond. Tha will of Phoebe Belle Jacobs, Coshocton, who died July 31, 1969, has been filed. The will dated May 4, 1961, bequeaths all property to be divided as stipulated in the will to her daughter, Rose Miller, and sons Robert Jacobs and Edward Jacobs Jr. Tha remainder of the estate is to be divided equally among the children. The will nominates the above sons as executors with no bond required. The will of Mary C. Henderson, Coshocton Route 4, has been filed. The will leaves all real, personal, and mixed property to her eight children share and share alike. The will nominates sons, Joseph E. Henderson and Paul E. Henderson, as executors with no bond required. putated and the other badly mangled. She was listed in fair condition at Bethesda Hospital. The storm, more severe in the center with high winds accompanying it on both sides, also affected the suburbs of Amberly Village, Silverton and Madeira. The Red Cross reported that 25 homes were completely destroyed and 85 others had major damage, leaving them uninhabitable. Thirty-six persons were hospitalized, the Red Cross said. The Coshoctoi Tribune B SECTION Three Astronauts SPACE CENTER, Houston (UPI)-Three modest men who braved the unknown of another world relaxed at home today before facing a tumultuous ' public acclaim they would rather not receive. Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. and Michael Collins pronounced "perfectly healthy" after their exposure to moon dirt three weeks ago had only one day of privacy with their families. Tuesday, they report to a proud nation on Apollo U and man's first lunar landing. Wednesday they go forth to accept traditional honors afforded heroes ticket-tape parades and banquet. The astronauts were released from the Lunar Receiving Laboratory's antiseptic 31-rcom isolation suite Sunday night after a Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, waves to newsmen' and well-wishers as he leaves the Lunar Receiving Laboratory for the first time since return 0k ftp. tg-wH' 4 t, 1 f " V Yll18 IJif 'J WlWr Seven Accidents Investigated The Sheriff's department investigated seven accidents over the weekend in addition to those already reported Saturday. At 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Dianna S. McCurdy, 18, Warsaw Route 1, was driving north on Ohio 60 just Yi mile north of U. S. 36 in Bethlehem Twp. when her car slid on the wet pavement and went off the east side of the roadway into a corn field. Miss McCurdy was injured but did not require medical treatment. Corn was flattened and there was moderate damage to the car. Clarence R. Helms, 49, Columbus, was cited for running a stop sign after failing to stop for the sip at the junction of U. S. 36 and Ohio 16, struck the stop sign and a sand pile and then went over the em-car crossed 16, struck the stop sign and a sand pile and then went overthe embankment at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Helms was injured, but didn't require Paris Talks PARIS (UPI) The Communist side at the Paris talks on Vietnam eventually will come around to negotiating to end the war, a member of the South Vietnam delegation to the conference said today. He said that after 29 weeks of meetings, the main task was still to convince North Vietnam and the Viet Cong they cannot win Only 29 persons were still housed in a temporary shelter the Red Cross had set up in the New Hartwell School A total of 102 persons were given shelter by the Red Cross Saturday night, both at the school and at a temporary shelter at the ML Notre Dame Convent Officials of the Red Cross said most persons whose homes were destroyed were housed with friends or relatives and that no persons were known to be missing. Except in the densely populated section MONDAY EVENING, AUGUST 11, 1969 government committee of medical specialists concluded they carried no extraterrestrial gernu that would endanger earth. One of the first things they planned to do today was to get haircuts. They had not had their hair trimmed in nearly a month and there were no barbers in the quarantine quarters. At 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday, the astronauts tell newsmen and television viewers across the nation using pictures they shot what it was like to explore the celestial sphere orbiting earth a quarter million miles away. The spacemen will set out early Wednesday on an unprecedented national tour in President Nixon's jetliner. They will receive a ticker-tape parade in New York in the morning, another in Chicago in the afternoon ing to Earth and being quarantined with his fellow astronauts to insure no moon organizms would contaminate Earth. (UPI) medical treatment. There was major damage to his car and the sign. Another car lost control on the wet pavement Saturday, crossed the roadway and rolled over. James H. McCombs, 46, Warsaw Route 1, was southbound on Ohio 60, 8.4 miles north of Ohio 76 in Clark Twp. at 5:30 p.m. when the accident occurred. He was injured but didn't require medical treatment. There was major damage to the car. A car was totally destroyed by fire at 8 p.m. Saturday. Jerry D. Fitch, 23, Warsaw Route 2, was traveling east on White Eyes Twp. Road 178 near the junction of 180. , He told deputies that as he made a right turn, he swerved to avoid a parked car, went off the roadway and into a ditch. The car caught fire and was totally destroyed before the West Lafayette Fire Department arrived. Fitch was taken to Coshocton Memorial Optimism either total withdrawal of U. S. troops or overthrow of the regime of President Npyen Van Thieu. "Once they accept those facts," the Saigon official said, "there is no obstacle to real and serious negotiations." 1 Asked if he felt the Communists would someday accept negotiations as the only way of Hartwell where most of its homes were destroyed and the Lakeshore Apartments on Galbraith Road where about 350 apartment units were left in ruins, the path of the winds followed a route with fewer residences along it Deer Park Playfield, the city's only recreational facility, and the Summit Hills Country Club's new club house were destroyed. Gov. James A. Rhodes planned to ask President Nixon to declare Hamilton County Relax At Home and wind up the day with a state dinner with the President and 1,700 celebrities in Los Angeles. A crowd of 250 space workers, many, of whom brought their wives and children, cheered Armstrong, Collins and Aldrin when they stepped from their isolation quarters, at 10:04 p.m. EDT Sunday. Twenty space workers who were quarantined with the astronauts also were released. The pilots, dressed in slacks and blue sport shirts, were greeted first by astronaut chief Donald K. Slayton and his wife, Marge. All three paused to kiss Mrs. Slayton on the cheek before stepping into the muggy Gulf Coast night for their first breath of unfiltered fresh air since July 6. Second California M urder Reported LOS ANGELES (UPI)-A middle-aged couple was stabbed to death Sunday in their home. Police said the words "death to pigs" were smeared in blood on the door of the refrigerator in the kitchen and the word "war" carved on the chest of the male victim. There were striking similarities between the double murder and the mass murders of actress Sharon Tate and four other persons Saturday. Leno La Bianca, 44, owner of a market, was found, a carving knife protruding from his chest, lying in the living room of the rambling, ranch-style home. . Detectives said early today the word "war" was carved on his chest along with several "Xs." A hood, believed to be a white pillow case, was over his head, secured with a' knotted electrical cord. In the Bel Air slayings, the word "pigs" was scrawled in blood on the front door of the Benedict Canyon home, and one of the five victims, hair stylist Jay Sebring, was found with a black hood over his head. La Bianca's wife, Rosemary, 38, owner of a boutique in the Wilshire business district, was found in the master bedroom. Police said she had been stabbed numerous times with a bayonet-type weapon. She was face down in the bed, clad in a sheer negligee. An electrical cord bound her neck. The. latest slayings were in the upper-middle-class Silverlake district of Los Angeles, about 15 miles across town from Miss Tate's estate in Benedict Canyon. Police Inspector K. J. McCauley told Hospital where he was treated for injuries and released. Rick J. Landis, 19, Newcomerstown Route 1, was northbound on Oxford Twp. Road 258 at 1:06 a.m. Sunday. According to deputies, Landis failed to stop at the intersection of Co. Rd. 16, went through the intersection, over a small embankment, and into a yard on the property of Richard Moore, Newcomerstown Route 3. There was moderate damage to the car and some to the yard. Landis, who wasn't injured, was cited for failure to stop for a stop sign resulting in an accident The sandpile at the intersection of U. S. 36 and Ohio 16 was hit again at 8:30 a.m. today when Clyde Middaugh, 28, Fresno Route 2, failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection. He said he didn't see the sign due to the heavy fog this morning. Middaugh was cited for failure to stop for the stop sign. There was no damage to his car. Expressed to end the war, he said, "I really think they will." "There's the fact they are here in the first place. If they are not going to accept, I don't think you can explain their policy in coming here. "In the end, they will have to sit down and talk to us." V A a disaster area, making way for the rebuilding process which already was well underway Sunday, if only in the cleaning-up stages About 700 Ohio National Guardsmen were still on duty Sunday night, and Adj. Gen. fcjivester Del Corso said the troops would remain as long as local officials felt they were needed. Much of the power had been restored to the area by late Sunday, a Cincinnati Gas and Electric Co. official reported. B SECTION As they walked down a rope - lined path to three white government station wagons, a crowd of newsmen and well - wishers mobbed them. For a minute they stopped, looked around and appeared bewildered. At one point, Collins stooped to help a fallen photographer to his feet. They were scheduled to return to Houston Thursday. Except for a parade in Houston Saturday and a massive party in the Astrodome that night, their schedule for the next two weeks will be free. In the first week of September, the pilots will visit their home towns. The next week they will go to Washington to address a joint session of Congress and then set out on a world tour. newsmen he did not believe the slayings were related. Nonetheless, the parallels were close, the words written in blood, the hoods, the numerous stab wounds, the cords around the necks of the victims, and the apparent lack of robbery as a motive. And a policeman said the same technique was used to write the words the heel of the hand dipped in the blood of the victims. SdoJxjcL i TONIGHT RED CROSS SWIM CLASSES-Riverview ' Community Pool, Monday thru Friday, beginners, 11 a.m.; intermediates, 10 a.m.; Thursday, adult men, 8 p.m.; Saturday, adult women, 11 a.m. RED CROSS LIFESAVING COURSES-Lake Park, 6 to 8 p.m.; Colonial Swim Club, 9 to 11 a.m.; both courses Monday thru Friday RIVER VIEW ATHLETIC AND MUSIC BOOSTER CLUBS- Riverview High School, 8 p.m. DANCE American Legion Hall, 8 till 11 p.m. WEST LAFAYETTE COUNCIL-Municipal building, 7:30 p.m. WARSAW FIREMEN Fire house, 7:30 p.m. COIN CLUB Trinity Episcopal Church 7:30 p.m. COUNTY SHERIFF'S AUXILIARY Sheriff's office, 7:30 p.m. RIVERVIEW SCHOOL BOARD - Administration office, 8 p.m. NEWCOMERSTOWN ELKS Elks Club Presbyterian Church, 8 p.m. CIVIL AIR PATROL Armory, 7 p.m. TUESDAY COSHOCTON ROTARY-Riverside Inn, noon COMMUNITY BAND REHEARSAL-CHS Band room, 8 p.m. COSHOCTON MOOSE-Lodge hall, 8 p.m. AMATEUR RADIO ASSOCIATION-Edmont-Wilson conference room, 8 p.m. MUSKINGUM VALLEY GUIDANCE CENTER DIRECTORS Bethesda Hospital, 7:45 p.m. VFW POST 2040 Post home, 8 p.m. COSHOCTON ELKS-special meeting, Elks home, 7:30 p.m. COSHOCTON CITY COUNCIL-City Hall, approximately 8 p.m. NEWCOMERSTOWN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Luncheonette, 7:15 p.m. Appearing On WHIZ-TV Debra Aronhalt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Aronhalt, 1728 Hay Ave., will appear on WHIZ-TV at 5 p.m. today during a live broadcast from the Muskingum County Fair. Names Omitted The following names of survivors were omitted from the obituary of William J. (Pete) Wilden which appeared In Sunday morning's Tribune: two step-brothers Edmund Mullett, Wolf and John Mullett, West Lafayette and one step-sister. Mrs. Lyman (Garnet) Jones, Coshocton.

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