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■A WAY TO CREATE LOCAL JOBS Thirst For Power In their endless drive for greater authority over the Kves of the citizenry, federal bureaucrats resort to an almost ritualistic mode of operation to gain their objective—they thrust protection on people regardless of whether they need it or even want it. This has never been more vividly demonstrated than in the current bureaucratic campaign for enactment of a complex of laws, virtuously labeled as requisite to "consumer protection," when in actual fact they would work to the disadvantage of the buying public by clamping a strait jacket on the operation of the market place. In the armory of weapons rigged by the self- appointed protectors to enable them to force their intrusion into the processing and sale of goods, are legislative bills that would: Permit government dictation of the size, weight, content and labeling of packaged goods. Prohibit bargain sales through censorship of related advertising. Restrict the extension" of credit. As they beat the bushes — through local meetings and massive publicity—to gain support for the bills, the bureaucrats are spreading the completely false insinuation that consumers must be shielded from the merchants in their communities, from the sales people with whom, they deal, from the advertisers whose products they buy because they are all out to cheat them. Completely ignored by the purveyors <of this Un* founded^h^gis^i^l;^ 4^$mb ltHaW4^*l^tss^ consumers, in eveiy possible way, already are more than amply T»rotected by existing federal, state and local laws, "f It is our opinion that if the consumers need any additional protection at all, they heed to be protected from the bureaucrats who are endeavoring, with every trick in the book, to sell them a package of laws that would prove detrimental to their, and the nation's, best interests. A Sound Investment You'll not find your local houses of worship Ksted on the stock market, but we believe that there is no better investment for our citizens than shares in the ongoing work of churches and synagogues. Dividends are not paid is cash. Rather you find a high interest rate in the more fruitful experience of living, an enlarged sense of well-being for having volunteered services unselfishly, and a deeper appreciation of your fellowmen who need your helping hand — all of which adds up to a better community for everyone. This type of investment in time and money takes you into a partnership with other men and women of our town and around the world, not to mention the important partnership it offers with the Creator. Such a sound investment, combined with an extremely valuable rate of interest, offers a rare opportunity. It would benefit all of us to take advantage of it by worshipping at the church or synagogue of our choice each week. More Seed Money For Growth There are 5'/_ million independent businesses in the United States today. The overwhelming majority are small businesses, some of which may grow to become substantial corporate enterprises. Small business firms help to provide stable employment and a tax source to ease the burden of personal property and real estate taxes in local communities. Most businesses start small. Often their greatest challenge is to conserve and expand working capital to improve day-to-day operations and profits. However, access to outside funds, is limited and costly. __ TJnder the present code alt corporations pay a basic tax of 22 per cent on all set profit and those with net income above $25,000 pay an additional surtax of 26 per cent. The value of the surtax exemption, which dates from 1950, has been eroded by inflation, but it' still is considered the basic small business relief provision having the widest application. Sen. John G. Tower (R-Texas) has introduced legislation to increase the surtax exemption level to $100,000 in a constructive effort to assist small business in accumulating capital. If such legislation is passed, it would put small businesses 'in,,a; better position to expand operations, generate employment, and, in; tyrri, provide more taxable income at the local level. Congress should take this constructive step. ishat Vol. mmmw**0fme%i+W*em. 49 - No. 23 - One Section 18 Area Eagle Scouts To Be In 72 Class Eighteen local boys will be among the 128 Eagle Scouts who will be honored at the 14th annual Eagle Scout Recognition dinner set for Thursday, Feb. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at Mergus Restaurant. Purpose ofthe Buckeye Council dinner is not only to recognize the young men but also to give them career guidance through a host-sponsor whose vocation fits the career interest of the scout. Local Eagle winners during 1971 include Peter Glidden, Donald Hang, Jim Strauch and Dana Pratt, Troop 1; Jeffrey Welt- man, Eric Gibeaut and Jeffrey Weltman, Troop 132; Terry Swanson, Albert Leno and Fred Craig, Troop 42; Charles Luzader and. John Effinger, Troop 211; Michael Miller, Troop 229; ' John Overcasher, Troop 34; Tim Kiger; Troop 11; Robert Porter, Explorer Post 4; John Kohler, Troop 4, and Lawrence Fiely, Troop 122. Class sponsor for the 1972 class of Eagle Scouts is Burke B. Denison, superintendent of steel finishing with the Timken Co. An Eagle Scout himself, he has been an active adult Scouter since the early thirties. He has served as chairman of the Nimishillen District which serves South Canton. In recent years he has been chairman of the Buckeye Council Advancement Committee and has been a member ofthe Executive Board. In 1970 Mr. Denison was recognized by the Buckeye Council with the Silver Beaver Award for his service to the youth of the community. The dinner speaker will be Dr. Perle L. Whitehead of Cincinnati, noted humorist and philosopher, who is aformer member of the National Professional Staff of the Boy Scouts of America. y:tn. Whitehead -ha?been a ■•': scifotf Princifi; TfMC£Secr_- tftry, and wasScout Executive in Dayton, .' Ohio for seventeen years. He has been a member of the Board of the Izaac Walton League, President of the American Association of Social Workers, served on the Council of Social Agencies as well as being active in numerous other youth serving agencies. He attended Otterbein College and was awarded their Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree. 10c per copy; $4.50 per year by Mail; $6.00 Outside County Wages Raised, Budget Reviewed By Council A 5.5 per cent across the board wage increase for all non*elected city officials, department heads, appointed officers and other employees was voted Monday night by City Council. Effective Feb. 6, the increase was made in accordance with federal wage and price board rules and can be amended as neces- CHILDREN'S BENEFIT. Mrs. Joseph Naughton (left) and Mrs. J. Larry Shafer of ^orth Canton Junior Woman's Club check out the games for the Monte Carlo night the club will stage Saturday to raOse funds for the Retarded Children s play group they sponsor here. The member-guest benefit will be from 8:30 until 12 at Greentown American Legion Hall. Working with them on the combined ways and means - social committee are Mrs. Robert Werstler and Mrs. John F. Best. Mrs. Robert Tipton directs the club's play group, a project that won them a first place state award from the National Association for Retarded Children. ;• Hoover Guidance Dept. Career Seminar Feb. 23 Hearing Tests For Pre-School Ages Continue Trained volunteers from Pre-School Mothers Study Club will continue free hearing tests for area 4 and 5 year-olds Thursday and Friday, Feb. 17- 18 at the Community Building- YMCA. Testing hours are 9-11 a.m. both days. Tests were also gi- * who will beprelienttag^ ISL^i^ -^ *_**■* °* ■-■-■— ^—™*- ; ^"Qptomi^;^^^ ~ Hoover High School Guidance Department is holding a Career Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Joanne Palmer, guidance director, reports. The main meetingwillbeheld in the gym at 7:30, and then pupils and parents will attend three career sessions in which they wish information. Career sessions and speak' Home Economics, Dr. Theodore Irmiter, Kent State University. Insurance, Max J. Clark, Nationwide Insurance. Law, William Cady. Law Enforcement, George Fuller, Kent State University, Stark Regional Campus. Medicine. Dr. D. W. Adams. Nursing (Practical, Diploma, Degree), Mrs. Rebecca Har- Eye Problems to Be Discussed at Northwood PTA Dr. James Niffenegger will speak on Children's Eye Problems and show slides on the subject at the Northwood PTA Meeting Tuesday, Feb. 22 meeting at 8 p.m. in the multipurpose room. The flag ceremony will be by Troop 133. TroopleaderisMrs. Norma Montandon and assistant is Sue Sturtz. School Board Thursday The February meeting of the North Canton Board of Education is set for Thursday, Feb. 17, at 8 p.m. at Portage School as the board continues its series of traveling sessions. formation'include Accounting andbanking, Phil lip Becker, First National Bank. Air Lines (Pilot, Stewardess, Ticket Agent),D.E.Hall,United Air Lines. Architecture, Ken Dansizen. Armed Forces: Jack Beachy, Air Force; Sgt. Ernie Hickle, Army; Sgt. Ted Hansen,; Marines; and Ray Conant, Navy. Building trades: (Carpentry, ' Plumbing, Brick Laying, Heavy Equipment), William H. Bick- ley, Ohio Contractors Association. Commercial Art: Advertising, William Frease, Frease & Shorr Advertising; and Richard Canfield, Pittsburgh Art Institute. Cosmetology, from National Beauty College, Robert K. Koellner. Data Systems, Mr. Tokash, IJ-Jff. . Dental Hygiene, Mrs. Clifton Queen. Dentistry, Dr. John Allen Smith. Education, Mrs. Suzanne Burnett and Mario Mattachione of Hoover faculty. Engineering, Jim Hess, The Timken Co. F3 J., James E. Gilley.Spe- cial Agent. Hoover Co. (Employment Opportunities, Factory, Office, Apprenticeship), Henry Sweitzer and Miss Norma Feem. man; Photbgraphy, Wendel Waltz, Waltz, The Camera Man. Radio broadcasting, Jim Burnett, WHBC. Radio Technology, Bill Glas- ser, WHBC' Retailing, Elmer Sovik, Merchandising Coordinator, The Higbee Co. Secretaries, Miss Judith M. Blair, National Secretaries Association. , Stark State Technical School- Drafting and Design, David Wileman; Electrical Engineering Tech, John Zumkehr; Mechanical Engineering Tech, La- verne Kitchun and Retailing, Merchandise Mgr., Jack Ruth. Social Work, Miss Judy Bailey. Veterinarian, Dr. Richard Weaver. __,.m;iC*^^ local and state boards of health. Those with suspected hearing problems are referred for further testing. This is the second year of the club's hearing project and they have also conducted vision clinics. Mrs. Arden Gill, chairman, is being assisted by Mrs. Leo Harrison, Mrs. Philip Zeppand Mrs. Robert Flounders. sary. Increases included: police chief from $11,250 to $11,865; fire chief from $2,350 to $2,480; firemen from $3.80 per hour to $4; recreation director from $2,225 to $2,345; street, and park and building superintendents from $9,500 to $10,020; Others are: city engineer, $13,500 to $14,240; superintendent of permits and inspection, from $9,600 to $10,125. The newly created clerk of council position pays $5,905. No raises were noted for water and sanitary sewer department superintendent, director of administration or director of finance. The latter two positions pay $13,000 and the administration post is vacant at present. -Financial Report- Council also heard a financial report from Glenn Wehl, finance chairman, that the $6.9 million city budget for 1972 is misleading because only some $513,500 is available for general operation. He said tliat $4.6 million is earmarked (or bonds for the water treatment plant now under construction. "People think the city is loaded with money," Mr. Wehl said. "But much of the money is already committed. We plan to pay off our indebtedness as quickly as possible and this means no more capital improvements for some years. "Although the city has a $60.8 million valuation it receives only 4.5 mills from the total," he added. "Our financial situation is healthy but most of our money is committed for past obligations. We may get complaints but we're going to pay .s oft4jur.4ebtS^lrstii ££»:#*»•..- r; **.-: Local Nurse Graduates Miss Kathleen Vaughan of North Canton was among 26 nurses who graduated from Timken Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Sunday, Feb. 13. Legion Women Meet Auxiliary to Post 419, American Legion, will meet Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 12:30 p.m. at the Community Building. Mrs. Marie Woods and Mrs. Ernest Moon will be tea hostesses. Following a brief business meeting, members will go to City Hall to see a talk and slide presentation by Ptl. Richard Hammond, public relations and safety director for the North Canton Police Department. Mrs. Katherine Swearingen has arranged the talk. In other business, Council: ACCEPTED first reading of an application to annex some 14.2 acres of land east of Whipple Ave. NW, west of Price Park, and covering land both north and south of W. Maple St. The area is in Plain Twp. and is owned by Benjamin P. Klatter except for .038 acre owned by the city of North Canton. PASSED second reading of a resolution to construct sanitary sewers in the Everhard Rd. SW area. Estimated assessments are expected to be ready before third reading at the Feb. 28 council meeting. APPROVED emergency payment of a four year old moral claim for $850 by J. C. Marshall of 900 Briar Ave. NE for damage caused by a sanitary sewer backup in his basement. The matter has been debated off and on for several months by Council and raised questions of setting a precedent. It was decided that no more such claims will be handled until certain rules and guidelines for moral claims are set up. RECEIVED a report from Glenn A. Maag, chairman of the ordinance, rules and zoning committee, recommending that a zone change request from single family to multi familyinthe S. Main, Knoll and Easthill Sts. SE area be denied at this time because of inadequate sewer facilities. The North Main Plaza area request for a zone change from single and multi family to general business was recommended by the committee. AGREED on final reading of ordinances to vacate an alley between Hower and Witwer Sts. NE from Orchard Ave. NE; and to approve utility easements in Jackson Twp. Second readings were approved for vacation of Portage St. NW from N. Main to Ream St. NW and vacation of an alley between 6th St. NW and the Hoover Co. right of way. APPROVED ordinances to issue notes in anticipation of bonds for the new City Hall and fire station; bids for complete janitorial services for City Hall; and bids for painting, adding an overflow and repairing the large water tank. REFERRED to committee a request for a zone change from single family to multi family on land on the south side of Applegrove St. NE. During a public bearing before the meeting, Glenn DeHoff area realtor, said joe felt obligations to hook onto sewer lines be considered before a decision is made. (Continued to page 15) Hoover Bands Winter Concert Slated Feb. 26 Saturday, Feb. 26, at 8 p.m., the Hoover High School Instrumental Music Department will present a Winter Concert |n the High School Gym. Featured will be the Hoover High Concert and Stage Baps under the direction of Rotjf rt McCleaster. Among the selee-. tions to be performed by the concert band are 'Overtjire to Candide", "Sabre andSpuj?" and "Till EulenspiegersMeyry Pranks." Following the concert a bake sale will be held in the' school lobby. The public is invited to attend. Tickets may be purchased at the door or from Hoover Band members. Student Session Thursday On New Youth Center Here // 'v SPECIALTY Concerned youth of the community will have an opportunity Thursday, Feb. 17, to put their energies to work for the youth center that has been two years in the planning stage by the North Canton Commuidty Relations Committee. A meeting is set for 7 p.m. in the lecture room at Hoover High School for the primary purpose of forming a youth steering committee for the center. They will also be enlisting the support of young people to staff the center. According to Randy Stortz, committee spokesman for the project, the committee has determined by research over, the past two years that North Canton youth desire a "place" to call their own, where they can interact socially and intellectually. It was also found that this ♦'place" should have a relaxed atmosphere, free from institutional roles. -Site Offered- In an effort to meet this established need, a group of adults have begun to form and incorporate a board of directors to take advantage of an offer of a large old home on S. Main St. to be used as a youth center. ( "■■', Mr. Stortz reports it is the intention of the adult board that a youth steering committee will actually run the center, but, moreover, a great deal of ' 'youth power" will be required to open and maintain the center. 'If the youth are honest in saying that they want a "place", "they will come forward committed to taking advantage of an opportunity long in coming to the area. If, however, the pleas are mere lip-service, student apathy will kill the opportunity," Mr. Stortz said. ,.;, Phil Hartong, Sharon Plnder, Jim White, Sue Kramer, Todd Werstler and Jackie Farbeann are the student committee for the Thursday night session. SILVER ANNIVERSARY YEAR. The husband- wife team of Ann and George Armour are in the silver anniversary year of their business partnership as owners of George-Ann's Specialty Shop. The parent store is now all settled in at a new location, 954 S. Main St. where 2,700 sq. feet of sales space is devoted to displays of lingerie, jewelry, accessories and the medium to better ready-to-wear sports clothes and dresses featured in their complete ladies specialty shop. After opening their first store at 123 S. Main St. in 1946, they expanded to open their Amherst Park Shopping Center store in Massillon in 1957. The 60's saw the opening of a downtown Canton George-Ann's but this was moved in 19«j9 to the 30th St. Plaza, where they also maintain an alteration department that services the three stores. In addition to their personal buying trips to "market," the Armours are affiliated with a residential buying service in New York City that makes access to most East coast based fashion houses just a telephone call away. Geogre is a past president of the North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce.
|Title||The Sun, 1972-02-16|
|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
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■A WAY TO CREATE LOCAL JOBS
Thirst For Power
In their endless drive for greater authority over
the Kves of the citizenry, federal bureaucrats resort
to an almost ritualistic mode of operation to gain
their objective—they thrust protection on people regardless of whether they need it or even want it.
This has never been more vividly demonstrated
than in the current bureaucratic campaign for enactment of a complex of laws, virtuously labeled as requisite to "consumer protection," when in actual fact
they would work to the disadvantage of the buying
public by clamping a strait jacket on the operation of
the market place.
In the armory of weapons rigged by the self-
appointed protectors to enable them to force their
intrusion into the processing and sale of goods, are
legislative bills that would:
Permit government dictation of the size, weight,
content and labeling of packaged goods.
Prohibit bargain sales through censorship of related advertising.
Restrict the extension" of credit.
As they beat the bushes — through local meetings and massive publicity—to gain support for the
bills, the bureaucrats are spreading the completely
false insinuation that consumers must be shielded
from the merchants in their communities, from the
sales people with whom, they deal, from the advertisers whose products they buy because they are all
out to cheat them.
Completely ignored by the purveyors |