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t %J k,J . PRESS NEWS JOURN-AL 0B-8) Vol. No. XV, New SeriesNo. 33 Canton, Missouri 63435 Thursday, August 15, 1985 NTYWIDE barbecue Aug. 24 Fire De- ira 2nd annual at the cemmunity 24, beginnin8 [Canton Insurance the agoney for Company, property and at 5:30. Donations will be accepted for the upkeep of the equipment. representative casualty insurance. will be mtive for Lewis, Marion, McbriDe and Palls counties, effective Aug. 12. for Aug. 21-22 K. Lowe, 30, charge of stealing, in connecUon with 21 and  alleged missing money from a Canton municipal bond accounL a Jan. I felony clinic at LaGrange IAom Club is Guest speaker will be Zakiah S. All, on diabetes and M.D., family practitioner from La- to be held at the Grange Medical Cl/m'c. The public is Rail on Thursday, encouraged to attend this informative meeti/. development meet of a series of The meeUngs will be from 7 to 8 find better ways p.m. at the Extension Building in The Lewis Monticello. Babysitting will be avail- Council able at no charge. Refreshments will ideas, be provided. wrong number for the Lewis also contained the wrong number. is (314) Sheriff's deputies reported at least one LaBelle party experienced trouble of the LaBelle contacting the Lewis County Sheriff. apparently listed Ind/viduals should make the effort to A correction put the correct number in the phone 'Not guilty' is plea at court arraignments "Not Guilty ' was a common plea for several arraignments Thursday, Aug 8, in the Lewis County Circuit Court. Donn/e J. Hobbs, , of quincy, entered his pleas on two felony charges o[ assault and one felony charge on resisting arrest. He also has a reported outstanding Illinois war- rant. Hobbs was arrested June 22 after allegedly fleeing a Missouri State Patrol DWI cheek and threatening several officers, with assault with the car Hobt was said to be driving. Hobbs' attorney, J. Patrick Wheeler requested a separate trial for the resisting arrest charge. Prosecuting Attorney Fred Westhf successfully argued the evidence to be introduced in a trial would be the same for all the charges. Wheeler sought a recognance bond for Hobbs, which Judge Bruce Normfie denied. A trial for Hobbs was set for Oct. 29 at 8:30 a.m. in Monticello. Canton brothers, David and Ozzie Handle% both entered not guilty pleas in separate charges of felony posses- sion of more than 35 grams of marijuana, from an alleged June incident. Wheeler, Ozzie's attorney, suggested a separate trial. Westhoff sought and received a request for a joint trial. Wheeler was to possibly file a motion to sever the cases. Normile suggested the bond continue. Trial is set for Oct. 31 and Nov. I. Charles Richard "Dick" Williams, 44, of rural Canton entered a not guilty plea of three Class D felony charges of sexual abuse to children, from reported incidents with boys under 12, His case was continued until SepL S Shelter house gift LaGrange Lions Vice.President Jeff Norton (left) shakes hands with LaGrange Mayor Lloyd Gantt after donating the new shelter house Saturday to the City of LaGrange. Lions member Gary Ludwig (right), who purchased the Llos emblem for the shelter house, was also on hand at the LaGrange City Park. 'Discover Entertainment' schedule announced 11m C u lye-Stockton College Division for ten years. They will present an array of fast.paced sketches remini d F ine Arts has announced the publication directory, when a trial date will be set.  for the Discover Entertain- cent of a vaudeville format. yCl Timothy D. Miller, 22, Taylor, t '85-'a6 series. The third set of performers in this t in car-c e crash entered his plea for a Class D felony . ,All performances begin at g p.m. and year's Discover Entertainment series , leaving the scene of an accident and:Irill  held in Alexanfler C amp]il margha to.the .be.at received, al: Was .in me ....... ................. - -misdemenor clmrges: rlvmg jt on the C-SC campus. The drurcLasteeldrum, thatis. OnNov. 7, while intoxicated, careless and impru- public is invited and there is no Kramer Agency, Inc., will present its on Johnston had moderate injuries and dent, and failure to drive on the right admission charge. 21st Century Steel Band concert. And at 10:45. when a 1972 by Richard A. was struck driven by of Maywood. to make a half of the road. Miller's charges stem from an alleged accident in May which resulted in property damage. Wheeler was seeking a separate trial for the felony. Normile was to read the case and determine whether or not to grant separate trials for the charges. Canton Chamber Fred Nelson will kick off the season in "Bucking the Tiger," Sept. 9. The play is a one-man show that sheds a different light on frontier legend John Henry "Dec" Holliday's life as gambler, dentist, and shoot-out artisL Nelson not only stars in the play, but also researched Holliday's life and wrote the play. When writing, Nelson's major objective was to show Holliday as a sensative man who saw himself as a victim of circumstances, a man who was ashamed of his failure to establish a dental practice, and a man who rallied for 15 years against a slow death from consumption. If that doesn't move the audience, the Great American Mime Experiment will on Oct. 1 This threesome has toured the United States and Europe for listeners who like their music a little more traditional, Trio Cassatt will present a violin, viola, and cello concert on March 9. Keeping in tune with the stringed instruments, the final performer of the series will be the American master of the Flamenco guitar, Ronald Radford. A portage of the legendary Carlos Montoyo, Radford lived and traveled in Spain, where he was exposed to the musical wisdom of the Flamenco guitar masters. During his concerts, Radford helps his listeners understand the music with verbal pictures of the culture and background of Flamenco music, Radford's performance is April 23. sought medical treatment on his own. Ferguson was taken to a local hospital's emergency room and was reported in satisfactory condition. Johnston's motorcycle was totaled and Ferguson's car received minor damage. Arrests are pending. for firing at house were Dale Allen Brown. 21, rural Williamstown, and Russell Rankin, 22. will meet on Canton. W dn d y All are free on $2,500 bond. e es a Preliminary hearings for the men are The Canton Chamber of Commerce set for Aug. 26. board will meet in regular session The arrests were a result of the Wednesday. Aug, 21. at 7 p.m. in the continuing investigation by the Mis- jury room above city hall. souri Highway Patrol and the Lewis The meeting is open to all Chamber Count,,,' Sheriff's Office. of Commerce members. aen have been in connection at the Dick Ca nt on. charged with  Unlawful use of 21. Williams- Aug. 7 in Also arraigned from TV soap opera to melodrama y a long jump from tnton, and from to melodrama. it is an on the theatre earlier this "General the role of in the Golden Theatre production of the musical melodrama. 'The Ratcateher's Daughter." which opens next Thursday, August 22. James Howell, who graduated a year ago from Iowa State" University. is a former student of Michael Kramme. one of the directors of the Golden Eagle company of performers Howell credits Kramme for "drafting" him into his first play. at Washington lowa} High School, where the acting bug bit hard "I was in junior high, and as asked by Kramme to be in the play' 'Jabberwock' Drama interfered with my sports interests in junior high, as both were after school, but by the tme I got into high school, drama was rehearsed in the evening, and I was able to take part," Howell said. Howell is active in sports, including football, basketball, wrestling, fencing, baseball, gymnastics, weightlifting. and aerobics The blonde actor has appeared in "'Guys and Dolls." and "'Man of LaMancha" at Iowa State University, and in productions at Ames t Ia. Community Theatre and Washington Community Theatre, where he was directed by Kramme In "The Ratcatcher's Daughter". Howell is learning a different type of drama, the stereotyped burlesque of old melodrama, where he will, as the hero. face cheers and applause at every appearance, usually to rescue the heroine His appearance on "General Hosp,  tal'" was secured by sending his pictures and resume to the casting director, Three weeks later he received a call. and played a small part in a nightclub setting for the daytime drama Most of his time, he says, is spent in acting classes, and contacting casting directors. He has outside work as a barman in Hollywood, where he says most of the help are show-business oriented --writers, comedians, etc. An accomplished dancer and a vocal student. Howell ,ill be doing some singing and daunting in the Golden Eagle productiorL At the Golde Eagle, Howell will be directed by Brce Spielbauer, with his former mentorL Michael Kramme. as assistant director, Jeff Hickerson is music director and accompanist for the production. Howell, who spent a year after graduation from college, working to raise funds to make the trip to Los Angeles, hopes eventually to work in films or theatre in his craft. While many performers at the Golden Eagle may dream of someday going to Hollywood, Howell is evidence that the street can run both ways. He is looking forward to the melodrama role as an opportunity to keep up his acting skills as he continues to seek "the big break" in the film capital. Also cast in the melodrama roles for "Ratcatcher's Daughter," are several season veterans, Todd Leftwich plays the heavy role, as Whiplash Snivel, the necessary villain, assisted by the larcenous Lady Pilfer, played by Gayla Goehl. Ruth Evans is Auntie Hush, who operates an orphanage in Death Valley. Melissa Walker plays Death Valley  Nell, a sheriff, and Carol Kendrick is the heroine, who's father was a "ratter", Sweet Lotto Bliss, Joe Sanborn is "an Indian with no reservations," and Trudy Irwin is Lavinia Lagoon, a temperance leader. Others include the orphans, played by. Jennifer Brown, Tricia Hardin ann others. The two-act melodrama is played for laughs, and the audience becomes involved in the booing, hissing, and cheering for the varied stereo-typed characters, This will he the final producticn of the summer season for the Golden Eagle company, and the only melodrama presented this year. Reservations for "The Fortune Tell- er." which continues this week, and for "The Ratcatcher's Daughter" may bo made by phoning 288-5273. Golden Eagle looks over his script for the melodrama, "Ratcatchers "Jack Sunshine," the hero of the musical play. director Bruce Spielbauer, arrived Monday to join !. Defeat change in Canton zoning law The Canton Planning and Zoning Commission met at for a zoning change and hear a opinion on a question of multiple party dwellings. The commission voted 10-1 to accept Canton City Attorney Dennis Smith's interpretation of the zoning code which said multiple parties, using one kitchen and one bathroom and all under one roof, could qualify as multiple families, regardless of blood relation. The question was brought after a recent discussion of a proposal to turn a two-story house on White Street into a fraternity house That motion was denied by the commission. The commission defeated by a 8-2 vote with one abstension to allow new beauty shops with one operator to conduct business in a residence. Heroine, vlllian, hero The major ingredients in any melodrama are represented here by Carol Kendrlck. as Sweet Lotta Bliss, the heroine; Todd Leftwich, as the villain; ,and James Howell as the hero, in rehearsals for the play which will open next Thursday, August 22 at the Golden Eagle Riverboat Dinner Theatre. t %J k,J . PRESS NEWS JOURN-AL 0B-8) Vol. No. XV, New SeriesNo. 33 Canton, Missouri 63435 Thursday, August 15, 1985 NTYWIDE barbecue Aug. 24 Fire De- ira 2nd annual at the cemmunity 24, beginnin8 [Canton Insurance the agoney for Company, property and at 5:30. Donations will be accepted for the upkeep of the equipment. representative casualty insurance. will be mtive for Lewis, Marion, McbriDe and Palls counties, effective Aug. 12. for Aug. 21-22 K. Lowe, 30, charge of stealing, in connecUon with 21 and  alleged missing money from a Canton municipal bond accounL a Jan. I felony clinic at LaGrange IAom Club is Guest speaker will be Zakiah S. All, on diabetes and M.D., family practitioner from La- to be held at the Grange Medical Cl/m'c. The public is Rail on Thursday, encouraged to attend this informative meeti/. development meet of a series of The meeUngs will be from 7 to 8 find better ways p.m. at the Extension Building in The Lewis Monticello. Babysitting will be avail- Council able at no charge. Refreshments will ideas, be provided. wrong number for the Lewis also contained the wrong number. is (314) Sheriff's deputies reported at least one LaBelle party experienced trouble of the LaBelle contacting the Lewis County Sheriff. apparently listed Ind/viduals should make the effort to A correction put the correct number in the phone 'Not guilty' is plea at court arraignments "Not Guilty ' was a common plea for several arraignments Thursday, Aug 8, in the Lewis County Circuit Court. Donn/e J. Hobbs, , of quincy, entered his pleas on two felony charges o[ assault and one felony charge on resisting arrest. He also has a reported outstanding Illinois war- rant. Hobbs was arrested June 22 after allegedly fleeing a Missouri State Patrol DWI cheek and threatening several officers, with assault with the car Hobt was said to be driving. Hobbs' attorney, J. Patrick Wheeler requested a separate trial for the resisting arrest charge. Prosecuting Attorney Fred Westhf successfully argued the evidence to be introduced in a trial would be the same for all the charges. Wheeler sought a recognance bond for Hobbs, which Judge Bruce Normfie denied. A trial for Hobbs was set for Oct. 29 at 8:30 a.m. in Monticello. Canton brothers, David and Ozzie Handle% both entered not guilty pleas in separate charges of felony posses- sion of more than 35 grams of marijuana, from an alleged June incident. Wheeler, Ozzie's attorney, suggested a separate trial. Westhoff sought and received a request for a joint trial. Wheeler was to possibly file a motion to sever the cases. Normile suggested the bond continue. Trial is set for Oct. 31 and Nov. I. Charles Richard "Dick" Williams, 44, of rural Canton entered a not guilty plea of three Class D felony charges of sexual abuse to children, from reported incidents with boys under 12, His case was continued until SepL S Shelter house gift LaGrange Lions Vice.President Jeff Norton (left) shakes hands with LaGrange Mayor Lloyd Gantt after donating the new shelter house Saturday to the City of LaGrange. Lions member Gary Ludwig (right), who purchased the Llos emblem for the shelter house, was also on hand at the LaGrange City Park. 'Discover Entertainment' schedule announced 11m C u lye-Stockton College Division for ten years. They will present an array of fast.paced sketches remini d F ine Arts has announced the publication directory, when a trial date will be set.  for the Discover Entertain- cent of a vaudeville format. yCl Timothy D. Miller, 22, Taylor, t '85-'a6 series. The third set of performers in this t in car-c e crash entered his plea for a Class D felony . ,All performances begin at g p.m. and year's Discover Entertainment series , leaving the scene of an accident and:Irill  held in Alexanfler C amp]il margha to.the .be.at received, al: Was .in me ....... ................. - -misdemenor clmrges: rlvmg jt on the C-SC campus. The drurcLasteeldrum, thatis. OnNov. 7, while intoxicated, careless and impru- public is invited and there is no Kramer Agency, Inc., will present its on Johnston had moderate injuries and dent, and failure to drive on the right admission charge. 21st Century Steel Band concert. And at 10:45. when a 1972 by Richard A. was struck driven by of Maywood. to make a half of the road. Miller's charges stem from an alleged accident in May which resulted in property damage. Wheeler was seeking a separate trial for the felony. Normile was to read the case and determine whether or not to grant separate trials for the charges. Canton Chamber Fred Nelson will kick off the season in "Bucking the Tiger," Sept. 9. The play is a one-man show that sheds a different light on frontier legend John Henry "Dec" Holliday's life as gambler, dentist, and shoot-out artisL Nelson not only stars in the play, but also researched Holliday's life and wrote the play. When writing, Nelson's major objective was to show Holliday as a sensative man who saw himself as a victim of circumstances, a man who was ashamed of his failure to establish a dental practice, and a man who rallied for 15 years against a slow death from consumption. If that doesn't move the audience, the Great American Mime Experiment will on Oct. 1 This threesome has toured the United States and Europe for listeners who like their music a little more traditional, Trio Cassatt will present a violin, viola, and cello concert on March 9. Keeping in tune with the stringed instruments, the final performer of the series will be the American master of the Flamenco guitar, Ronald Radford. A portage of the legendary Carlos Montoyo, Radford lived and traveled in Spain, where he was exposed to the musical wisdom of the Flamenco guitar masters. During his concerts, Radford helps his listeners understand the music with verbal pictures of the culture and background of Flamenco music, Radford's performance is April 23. sought medical treatment on his own. Ferguson was taken to a local hospital's emergency room and was reported in satisfactory condition. Johnston's motorcycle was totaled and Ferguson's car received minor damage. Arrests are pending. for firing at house were Dale Allen Brown. 21, rural Williamstown, and Russell Rankin, 22. will meet on Canton. W dn d y All are free on $2,500 bond. e es a Preliminary hearings for the men are The Canton Chamber of Commerce set for Aug. 26. board will meet in regular session The arrests were a result of the Wednesday. Aug, 21. at 7 p.m. in the continuing investigation by the Mis- jury room above city hall. souri Highway Patrol and the Lewis The meeting is open to all Chamber Count,,,' Sheriff's Office. of Commerce members. aen have been in connection at the Dick Ca nt on. charged with  Unlawful use of 21. Williams- Aug. 7 in Also arraigned from TV soap opera to melodrama y a long jump from tnton, and from to melodrama. it is an on the theatre earlier this "General the role of in the Golden Theatre production of the musical melodrama. 'The Ratcateher's Daughter." which opens next Thursday, August 22. James Howell, who graduated a year ago from Iowa State" University. is a former student of Michael Kramme. one of the directors of the Golden Eagle company of performers Howell credits Kramme for "drafting" him into his first play. at Washington lowa} High School, where the acting bug bit hard "I was in junior high, and as asked by Kramme to be in the play' 'Jabberwock' Drama interfered with my sports interests in junior high, as both were after school, but by the tme I got into high school, drama was rehearsed in the evening, and I was able to take part," Howell said. Howell is active in sports, including football, basketball, wrestling, fencing, baseball, gymnastics, weightlifting. and aerobics The blonde actor has appeared in "'Guys and Dolls." and "'Man of LaMancha" at Iowa State University, and in productions at Ames t Ia. Community Theatre and Washington Community Theatre, where he was directed by Kramme In "The Ratcatcher's Daughter". Howell is learning a different type of drama, the stereotyped burlesque of old melodrama, where he will, as the hero. face cheers and applause at every appearance, usually to rescue the heroine His appearance on "General Hosp,  tal'" was secured by sending his pictures and resume to the casting director, Three weeks later he received a call. and played a small part in a nightclub setting for the daytime drama Most of his time, he says, is spent in acting classes, and contacting casting directors. He has outside work as a barman in Hollywood, where he says most of the help are show-business oriented --writers, comedians, etc. An accomplished dancer and a vocal student. Howell ,ill be doing some singing and daunting in the Golden Eagle productiorL At the Golde Eagle, Howell will be directed by Brce Spielbauer, with his former mentorL Michael Kramme. as assistant director, Jeff Hickerson is music director and accompanist for the production. Howell, who spent a year after graduation from college, working to raise funds to make the trip to Los Angeles, hopes eventually to work in films or theatre in his craft. While many performers at the Golden Eagle may dream of someday going to Hollywood, Howell is evidence that the street can run both ways. He is looking forward to the melodrama role as an opportunity to keep up his acting skills as he continues to seek "the big break" in the film capital. Also cast in the melodrama roles for "Ratcatcher's Daughter," are several season veterans, Todd Leftwich plays the heavy role, as Whiplash Snivel, the necessary villain, assisted by the larcenous Lady Pilfer, played by Gayla Goehl. Ruth Evans is Auntie Hush, who operates an orphanage in Death Valley. Melissa Walker plays Death Valley  Nell, a sheriff, and Carol Kendrick is the heroine, who's father was a "ratter", Sweet Lotto Bliss, Joe Sanborn is "an Indian with no reservations," and Trudy Irwin is Lavinia Lagoon, a temperance leader. Others include the orphans, played by. Jennifer Brown, Tricia Hardin ann others. The two-act melodrama is played for laughs, and the audience becomes involved in the booing, hissing, and cheering for the varied stereo-typed characters, This will he the final producticn of the summer season for the Golden Eagle company, and the only melodrama presented this year. Reservations for "The Fortune Tell- er." which continues this week, and for "The Ratcatcher's Daughter" may bo made by phoning 288-5273. Golden Eagle looks over his script for the melodrama, "Ratcatchers "Jack Sunshine," the hero of the musical play. director Bruce Spielbauer, arrived Monday to join !. Defeat change in Canton zoning law The Canton Planning and Zoning Commission met at for a zoning change and hear a opinion on a question of multiple party dwellings. The commission voted 10-1 to accept Canton City Attorney Dennis Smith's interpretation of the zoning code which said multiple parties, using one kitchen and one bathroom and all under one roof, could qualify as multiple families, regardless of blood relation. The question was brought after a recent discussion of a proposal to turn a two-story house on White Street into a fraternity house That motion was denied by the commission. The commission defeated by a 8-2 vote with one abstension to allow new beauty shops with one operator to conduct business in a residence. Heroine, vlllian, hero The major ingredients in any melodrama are represented here by Carol Kendrlck. as Sweet Lotta Bliss, the heroine; Todd Leftwich, as the villain; ,and James Howell as the hero, in rehearsals for the play which will open next Thursday, August 22 at the Golden Eagle Riverboat Dinner Theatre.