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•c 'b. _&*,& O, » *SS'*< "<■■*. ' % th*0- ■Sn V <fe *'* ' Sutt Vpl. 53 - No. 25 One Section North Canton, Ohio, Wednesday, April 21, 1976 20 Pages Completely Local News Fifteen Cents /•**, In Operation Two Years _v Volunteer Blood Donor Program Grows; Gets Closer To Goal It's been two years now sfnce the Community Blood Program, which is the only organization responsible for recruiting the volunteer blood supply for Aultman and Timken Mercy hospitals, began two years since Aultman and Timken Mercy hospitals signed an agreement to jointly sponsor a volunteer blood program that would eventually supply all of their blood needjs. LOCAL BLOOD DRAW. Two qualified yolunteers draw blood from a donor at the recent Community Blood Program Mobile Blood Drawing at the North Canton Elks Lodge #2029. Participating in the Group Plan were the North Canton Elks, North Oanton Jaycees, Blue Cross Hospital Plan, Stark County Pharmaceutical Association, Grace United Methodist Church, Plain Local Bus Drivers, First Friends Church and Canton Kiwanis. A total of 61 pints of blood were collected at this mobile blood drawing. ■***•"-'fis__t And Ox Roast In Greentown . Several additional activities have been added t o the Greentown Bicentennial celebration. The Jaycees will sponsor helicopter rides in the Greentown Park the afternoon of June 26, in conjunction with an ox roast. The parade will begin at 1 p.m. that same afternoon. An old-fashioned Hoos- gow will be set up in t h e GreentownSquare soon and any man not wearing his string tie or pin -will; then _$*- subject to arrest.' He will then be tried in a Kangaroo court with (Jii'dge) Fj-ank Schleis presiding. If found guilty he will be detained in the Hoosgow. Ties and pins are available at the Greentown Sohio Service Station, Larry Low's Barber Shop and from Dan KJinger. i / Four Leases The Akron-Canton Regional Airport Authority approved four 1 e a s e s last Thursday, Apr. 15. One is a three year lease with Roberts Cartage, Inc., for 554 sq. ft. of floor space in the terminal frieght wing for $4.75 a sq. ft., $219 per month, or $2,631 per year. This will be from Apr. 1, 1976 to Mar. 31,1979 and shows an increase of 25? per sq. ft. A supplemental agreement was made with Kem- pthorn Automotive Inc., for five years,; July i to June30,1981.It consists of 11,760 sq. ft. of land thet the'hanger now occupies, the price is 10*? per sq. ft. an increase of 2-?, $107 per month, or $1,288 per year. The.Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) agreed to the supplement of a lease for five years, July 1 to June 30,1981, o f * 5,032 sq. ft. of terminal space. The rent is $19,624 per year or $1,635 per month. The FAA also agreed on a one year lease for training room of 309 sq. ft. 11 will run from Oct. 1, 1976, to Sept. 30,1977. The cost will be $2,085 per year, an increase from $1,466. $521 is paid quarterly. Planning maps from the airport's master planning schedule which shows the airport from now till 1995, were discussed. The maps showed the present land use for residential, commerc- (CpntinuedtoJr'a^fe.2)' In the last two years the Community Blood Program has grown — really grown. When it began, the C,B. P. inherited approximately 24 company and church related blood banks that were established with the individual hospitals. Since then, the C.B.P. has added over 104 groups and over 1,000 individual and family plans. According to Dick Kling- enhagen, Community Blood Program Coordinator, the bloodneeds of Aultman and Timken Mercy Hospitals per month is approximately 800 pints. Two years ago this monthly figure was 200 less. "Our goal of a 100 per cent volunteer blood supply has not yet been realized," said Mr. Klingenhagen, '-tout we intend to reach it by the end of 1976." There are six reasons for establishing the Community Blood Program. These are: to initiate a blood program whereby the recruiting, drawing, testing, storing and supplying of blood are efficfiyely co ordinated by a centralized local effort; to initiate a blood program that offers adequate coverage for beneficiaries in the service area of participating hospitals; to support a blood program that meets or exceeds the standards of the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB); t o minimize the outdating of blood and the purchase of blood from commercial or progresslonal sources ; to foster various types of volunteer donor "Plans" that will contribute to meeting the blood needs of theCommunity at large and to assure that the blood program does not discriminate on the basis of race, nationality, religion, political affiliation or financial status. . . ^ There are twd blood assurance plans offered by theC3.P. (family or individual'-plan-and group plan) and a special account of blood credits, established for area patients suffering from blood and b o n e marrow diseases called the "High Volume Donor Club". These three represent the recruiting tools used to motivate individuals ln Central Stark County to voluntarily donate blood. The family of individual plan assures the donor and his or her immediate fam- Turn Clocks Ahead This Saturday Nite Residents are reminded that clocks should be turned ahead one hour before retiring Saturday evening, Apr. 24.We willbe switching to daylight savings time ' earlySunday morning, Apr. 25. ily a complete replacement for a period of one year by the donation of one pint of blood. If the donor be a single person, he or she may name at least three other persons asbenediclaries. The group plan assures to all members of a particular group total blood replacement provided the group membership is of a certain size and said members donate blood each year representing a percentage of the total membership. The "High Volume Donor Club" was formed to help those individuals suffering from blood and bone marrow diseases such as Hemophilia, Leukemia, Aplastic Anemia, disseminated can - cer and others who . need large amounts of blood (Continued to page 2) NC Education Association Reduces Base Pay Demand At the Thursday, Apr. 15 public negotiation session of the North Canton Education Association (NCEA) and the North Canton Board of Education, NCEA reduced its base salary demand from $9,060 to $8,900. The board has proposed $8,500, which addsr$400 to the current, base. j Bicentennial ";*KL/^^* * * * Almanac When the students from Greentown were absorbed into the.NorthCantonSchool System in the consolidation of 1957 they came as proud heirs of a communitywhose beginning was long before New Berlin's. When our plat was recorded in February 1831, Greentown was already a bustling community having been founded in February 1816. Peter Dickerhoof and Henry Wise were the leaders that started the village. The official name for the infant town was Green but as years passed, to distinguish it from Green Township, the German speaking citizens were calling it Greentown. James McNabb byjlt the first house. Bradley Goodwill and Hiram Myers were ;early storekeepers. In 18- ■27 Goodwill was appointed Greentown's first postmaster. An early mill was run by the Xrichbaums and Samuel (Simon) Harsh had a tavern. Cast iron stoves and kettles were the first hint of manufacturing established in 1836. HenryShanafelt and Christian Kryder brought pig iron up the Canal to Massillon and on to Greentown by wagon. By 1860 the thriving busihess was moved to Canton. 1636 was also the beginning of the business ups and downs of Ephriam Ball who brought the manufacturing of farming equipment to the sleepy town of Greentown in spite ;of the sheriff and many creditors. In 1850BalI,who was joined in 1847byCorn- 'elius Aultman, moved what had become a prosperous farm Implement manufacturing company toCanton. In the early years cc*l was mined in Greentown, celery was a main product and miles of sewer pipe and fire brick were fired in the large ovens at Greentown- Aultman plant. TheNatco Company was the last to close there facility in 1963. Mina Miller was Thomas Edison's second wife. Her family home is the attractive well preserved red brick home on the southwest side of Cleveland Avenue near the square. It ls said that Edison used the outbuilding to the rear of the house as a mini-lab and tested h i s phonograph there. To the casual reader, Greentown may seem historically a stopping off place for young businesses which .move on to fame and fortune. That may be so- but beneath the rural exterior and samll town facade a heart beats in Greentown as strong as any other inStark County, Ohio or the United States. The' heritage of Greentown its not in the history of its manufacturing but in its town-folks, the farm residents, doctors, teachers, small shop. keepers, churches and schools. This is all evidenced in the Annual, gathering of the Alumni Association (ofwhich there have not been any added since 1957), in the ..strength and dedication of the Athletic Association, .and the newly founded enthusiasm of the Greentown Jaycees., Greentown is America in action,,caring about its past and striving to cultivate a future. Nextweekwe will again look at Greentown through the eyes of those who have made the heart beat and those who keep lt throbbing with caring for each other. Towards the end of t h e session, teachers were accused of failing to negotiate and North Canton Board of Education's chief negotiator Richard E. D avi s,- was accused of distributing "propaganda". Davis distributed an 11- [4tenvjnmdown;of agenda it- FUND RAISING DRIVE. Mayor Charles B. Strausser (right) supports the Knights of Columbus "Days for the Retarded", April 22, 23 and 24 by signing and presenting a Proclamation concerning the fund raising drive to local Drive Chairman Bud Rose (left) and Grand Knight of the North- Canton Bishop McFadden Council John Hotchko (center). The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring the fund raising drive to raise $250,000 in fifty hours. Persons with canisters will be in front of supermarkets, banks, airports, on street corners and wherever people gather. In the Proclamation, the Mayor urges all citizens to support the Knights of Columbus in their efforts during this "How do you measure up?" campaign. In addition to local members of the K of C the boy scouts, girl scouts, St. Thomas students, and citizens of the Stark County Retarded School will-also be helping in raising funds from noon on April 22 until 6 p.m. April 24. The money raised will be donated to all agencies in the state of Ohio that serve our mentally retarded citizens. ems ani stated t|i«t|Roe.t Of the con-, cessions have been made by the board. Grievance procedures, stipends and longevity pay are matters unresolved. Davis stated that these items have been discussed and the board has g 1 v e n NCEA its position. Davis also added that all the negotiations have been one way. Herman McHan, NCEA chief negotiator disagreed with Davis on this and said that the board has the final say whether NCEA agrees to anything or not. McHan did point out that NCEA did get the board to sign on one thing which was the major medical. "By signing this, you saved the board $1,000", saldMcHan. McHan complained that Davis hadnotpresented the board proposals during the first two negotiating sessions, and Davis stated that time was wasted because NCEA didn't tell the board what they wanted to negotiate about. The NCEA chief negotiator asked Davis to explain the board's refusal to submit contract grievance matters to binding arbitration. Davis explained that if it is an item of the contract the people have rights under the contract but that the board is not willing to hand that to an arbitrator. Kenneth Cole, NCEA negotiator from Ohio Education Association said costs would be less.to the board under arbitration. ended the discussion by stating that the board will not agree to binding arbitration. At the session, NCEA presented to the board negotiators an amended salary index, which raises the mathematical formulas by which education and years of experience are computed as raises to the base salary. Major changes are in the 9 to 13-year experience levels. NCEA negotiators reported the new index raises from 331.03 to 340.99 the accumulative index for all salaries based on the proposed $8,900 andwouldcost the .board some $107,200 additional during the period of the one-year contract. Davis indicated the b o a r d still is insisting on a two- year contract and some glimmer of reconciliation was seen in Mr. Cole's statement. Cole said that NCEA is not saying they're totally rejecting the second year, but not at 3.48. The percentage mentioned refers .to the wage increase offered for 1977-78 by the school board. The next public negotla- tingsessionwill be Thursday, Apr. 22 beginning at 4 p.m. in Hoover Hi gh School library. Sen.Johnson Reports From The Capital PASS THRU OF GAS COSTS NKED The Senate passed legislation this week to prevent gas companies from charging residential and other nonindustrial gas consumers from being charged part of the cost of obtaining special purchases of gas to alleviate industrial, gas shortages. I supported this emergency measure which will immediately stop the current "roll in" to consumers bills of about $61 million worth of emergency , short -term gas purchases made last winter by -four utility companies in Ohio. While the debate centered first on immediate relief to consumers it thenmovedto the question to long term effects. Ohio is the fifth largest consumer of energy in the United States. This, along with Ohio's economic base being set on industrial success, left a question in my mind with respect to the situation this sets up in light of energy shortages in the next few years. Tbatquestion is what effect will be seen when industry must proceed to other sources of energybe- cause of gas shortages. -Will we not see moreprice increases for fuel oil and coal for residential and non-commercial consumers when industry begins competing for those alternative sources? What are we to do then? It is surely something to consider as we try to confront our energy problem. LOBBYIST REFORM PASSED BY SENATE I supported legislation this week which reforms Ohio's existing lobbyist laws. The purpose of Senate Bill 313 is to require the public disclosure of financial transactions with legislators and amounts spent to influence specific legislation. After all the debate the question in each legislator's vote remained, "Does the public have the right to know how much is spent to influence specific legislators and legislation? " I voted yes. This bill, among other provisions, will require lobbyists to register and file statements of money spent to influence specific legislation with the Secretary of State, who then files monthly reports with the (Continued to page 2) NC Chamber Recognition Dinner Is Next Wednesday Dr. Robert G. Hartje, professor at Wittenberg University and author of "Bicentennial USA; Pathways to Celebration", will be the guest speaker at the Wednesday, Apr. 28 North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Recognition Dinner at Imperial House Motel. guest, community leaders and friends are invited to .attend the dinner affair where announcement of the 1976 Community Recognition Award winner for an outstanding business and the 1976 Wayne Carpenter. Award winner for an out- standlngChamber member will be made. "Mr. Hartje, one of the nation's, leading authorities on the Bicentennial, as trekking across America holding workshops with civic groups on ways in which their communities can observe the Bicentennial. He holds a bachelor's degree, mater's degree and (Continued to page 2) Robert 6. Hartje The evening will begin; at 6:30 p.m. Dinner willbe served at 7 p.m. Members, JAYCEE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS. Three area students have each been presented $1,000 scholarships by tpe' North Canton Jaycees. Scholarship winners (front row 1. to r.) Louise Markle, a student at Hoover; Chris Gaitanos, a GlenOak student; and Debbi Skacal, & student at Jackson; are pictured here with Jaycee Scholarship Committee members (back row 1. to _■■•) Dick Dodez, Kim Eby, Ed.Messerly, Chair man Don David, Tom Haynes, John Hollback, and Tim Mosher. Louise is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Markle of 636 McKinley Ave. SE, Chris is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Petros Gaitanos of 1625 36th St. NW, Canton, and Debra is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Skacal of 5771 Courtland Dr., Massillon. There were 29 scholarship applications submitted from Hoover, 33 from Jackson and 18 from GlenOak.
|Title||The Sun, 1976-04-21|
|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton Public Library|