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ROLLIN R. ISHEE Rollin R. Ishee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ishee of 203 Court st., Chardon, left re cently for the Great Lakes Naval Training Station at Chi cago, Illinois. Mr. Ishee is a ’51 graduate of Chardon high school and before joining the navy worked at Tapco product. His present address is: Rollin Ishee, SR 9717074, Co. 394, U.S.N.T.T.C., Great Lakes, III. Pfc. James G. Wright has returned from Korea after 21 months of overseas duty with the California 40th Infantry Division of the 40th Quarter Master Division. ‘Jim’, as he is known to all of his Geauga county friends, is a former Newbury school pupil. He is now living with his family, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Wright, 3536 East Alvin Rd., Tucson, Arizona. WITH THE 25TH INFAN TRY DIV. IN KOREA—Army Sergeant First Class Samuel A. Portman, whose wife, Julia, lives in Newbury, Ohio, is re turning to the U. S. from Kor ea under the Army’s rotation program. He served in the 25th Infan try Division, now the senior American division on the pen insula. It landed in July, 1950, shortly after the Communists attacked the Republic of South Korea. A section leader in Company E of the 27th Infantry Regi ment, Portman arrived in Kor ea last January. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Portman, also live in Newbury. WITH THE 1ST CAVALRY DIV. IN JAPAN Army Pvt. Kenneth E. King, whose wife, Jane, lives on Route 1, Middle field, Ohio, recently arrived in Japan and is now serving with the 1st Cavalry Division. Veterans of the Korean con flict are giving intensive field training to the new replace ments in the unit on the nor thern Japanese island of Hok kaido. The division spent 17 months in the combat zone be fore being rotated out of the line last December. Private King, who entered the Army last February, was stationed at Fort Belvoir, Va., before his arrival in the Far East. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarance King of Route 1, Bristolville, Ohio. lure Johnson Talks to Rotary Chib BURTON Ture Johnson, State Forester, was the speaker at the November 19 meeting of the Rotary Club in Burton. He spoke on the economic value of sensibly maintained farm woodlots and the work the Forestry Service is doing over the nation. Two new members were taken into the Club: Wil liam F. Miller, Sr., Middlefield, Classification Elastic Prod ucts and Carlton E. Lowe, Bainbridge, Classification Flower Growing. Next week’s program will be under the direction of Rev. A. S. Wolstencroft, Club sec retary. SaSt Hill News by Mrs. Martin Langaa Telephone Chesterland 3229 Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Battles and son, Lester, returned home, Saturday, after a two weeks vacation in Florida.. Mrs. A. Freshley entertained with a card party at her home, Thursday, for the benefit of the Grange. Mr. and Mrs. R. Craig and their daughter and son-in-law, Mr .and Mrs. W. Parks of Kirt land left last week for Florida. Mrs. Andrew Langaa, Mrs. Martin Langaa and Mrs. A. El der attended a shower for Miss Jessie Robertson in South Eu clid, Friday evening. Mrs. A. Taylor of Highland Hgts ac companied them. Mr. and Mrs. George James are moving to the Ed Cox home in Kirtland, Friday. Robert Baxter of Rogers Rd. left Wednesday for the Army. Mrs. A. Freshley and chil dren spent Saturday with her sister in Mentor. Inez Copeland, who is in the WACs was home on furlough. CHARDON PUBLIC LIBRARY GEAUGA COUNTY LIBRARY SERVICE Published weekly by Geaugi Pubjiaben. Inc. Entered as Second Class Matter at the Chardon Postoffice. League Discusses Conservation The program topic for the dinner meeting of the League of Women Voters held Novem ber 18, in the Fowlers Mills church, was Conservation. The program was arranged by Mrs. Edwaird Worthington assisted by Mrs. Walter Hirst. The first speaker was Mrs. Earl Cum ming of Gates Mills who spoke and showed pictures of the Audobon Camp in Maine. Dr. and Mrs. Cumming and daugh ter, Grace, had spent two weeks of last summer in this unusual camp on the coast of Maine, where the instruction empha sizes conservation. The pictures included those of camp scenes and lovely bird pictures. The sec ond speaker was V. W. Flicking er, Chief of Parks Division of De partment of Natural Resources of Ohio. He came from Colum bus. Mr. Flickinger has been in state park work since 1933 and in Ohio since December 5, 1949. He explained that Ohio had a long time comprehensive program for the development of Natural Resources. In this De partment a Commission com posed of the Dean of Ohio State University and seven others. The seven serve for seven years only and with no salary but expenses are paid. Mr. Flickinger stated that this Department has seven divi sions. 1. Division of Land and Soils. 2. Division of Water. 3. Division of Forestry. 4. Div ision of Wild Life. 5. Division of Geological Survey. 6. Divis ion of Parks. 7. Division of Shore Erosion. Division of Parks has the right to create State Parks (ex cept roadside parks). There are now 61 park areas. These are classified as follows, 1. State Parks 500 acres or more. Some of the larger ones have 5,000 acres. 2. Recreation Reserves: A, Lake Reserves B, Land Reserves. 3, State Beach Parks: Now two in state, one is Paines ville Beach, near Fairport, which will be opened next sum mer. 4. State Lakes. 5. Reser voir Lakes. 6, Canal Way. 7, Way side Parks. No two parks are alike but are planned to bring out the best characteristics in that area. The Division of Parks is sup ported entirely by State ap propriation. Mr. Flickinger had visited Punderson Park in Ge auga county in the afternoon to look over the Lodge there and make plans for remodeling. Punderson will eventually have both sleeping and housekeeping cabins. He also stated that $15,000 had been spent for gravel for roads there. Mr. John Byrne of Cleve land, who is engaged in an effort toward the development of a Conservancy District for this section, was then intro duced. He spoke briefly and suggested another meeting to explain what this is and what it would accomplish. Preceding the program, which was in charge of the President, Mrs. C. G. Stevens, a dinner was served by the Fowlers Mills Ladies Aid to fifty League members and guest* Included among the guests were State Representative, Newton Chap* man an^ Mrs. Chapman, also County Commissioner T. L. White and Mrs. White, Mr. and Mrs. Murch and others. The next general meeting will be in January. CLARIDON P. T. A. MEETS DEC. 5 The Claridon P. T. A. will meet Friday, Dec. 5, at the school. A field representative of the Social Security Admini stration will be the main speaker. MIDDLEFIELD Last Fri day evening the Geauga Fair Band and the family of Hugh Johnson gave a surprise party at Veteran’s Memorial Hall for his seventy-fifth birthday. The party was largely attended and when Mr. Johnson entered, he was greeted by his many friends and the band playing “Happy Birthday.” A short concert was given by the band, under their popular director, Mr. Fred Austin. Mr. Johnson also directed a few numbers. After the concert refresh ments were served and Mr. Robert Fowler, President of the Band, presented Mr. Johnson with a beautiful pen inscribed “First President G. C. F. Hugh Johnson,” and some well chosen remarks for his interest and help, in making the organi zation a success in the county since 1937. Mr. Johnson ex NEWS from News by Lennah B. Bond Mrs. Hannah Williams Mrs. Hannah Williams, aged 74, who came in July to make her home with her daughter, Mrs. Ray Culbertson and fam ily, Chillicothe Road, died Tuesday, November 18, in Ingle side hospital in Cleveland. Mrs. Williams, whose former home was in Wilkes Barre, Pa., had been ill for two and one half months. Funeral services were held in Cleveland, Friday, Nov. 21. Burial was in Chester cem etery. v Mrs. Ada Beardsley Mrs. Forrest Hovey received word of the death of her sister in-law, Mrs. Ada Hovey Beards ley, Nov. 15. Mrs. Beardsley who was 74 years of age, was daughter of the late Charles and Louisa Hovey and her girlhood was spent in Chester. She was a sister of the late Forrest Hovey. The only sur viving member of this family is an older sister, Mrs.- Belle Hovey White, of Massachusetts. Mrs. Beardsley’s home was in Springfield, Mass. She leaves two daughters. Burial was in Springfield, Nov. 18. Rug Meeting The last Home Demonstration rug meeting will be held in the Baptist church basement, December 2, at 7:30 p.m. All who have started either cro cheting, braiding or hooking rugs should not miss this meet ing. Mrs. Leonard Petersen, Mrs. Daniel Elliott and Mrs. George Soubusta are leaders. Community Church Bazaar The Chester Community church will be alive with acti vity on Dec. 3, (Wednesday) for the annual bazaar. Santa Claus will be there and in charge of the children’s depart ment. For this and other de partments, guests will be wel comed at 2 p.m. All women should see the lovely hand woven wool afghan made by the Priscilla Circle. An order of merchandise is being shipped from Mexico and will be on sale. Winter bouquets, Christ mas corsages also Christmas decorations for doors and tables are other attractions. Fancy work, jewelry, parcel post, country kitchen and many other lovely gifts will be on sale. The turkey dinner served from 5 to 8 is $1.50 for adults and 75c for children. Everyone invited. The Garden Club The November meeting of the Chester Garden club was enter tained by Mrs. Harold Skarl and Mrs. Herbert Brill at the K. of P. Hall, Wednesday. Refreshments were served by the hostesses and the program was suggestions on Christmas arrangements and decorations by Mrs. George Spargrove and Mrs. Burwell Abbott. Card Party Mrs. Albert Freshley gave a card party at.her home Thurs day afternoon for the benefit of Chester Grange. Dessert was served, followed by cards. Win ners in pinochle were, first, Mrs. Henry Battles, Mayfield second, Mrs. George Mapes five hundred, Mrs. Clarence Battles, Mrs. F. H. Bond. Can asta, Mrs. Lee Whitmer, Mrs. Ralph Smith. On Television Jane Ann Soubusta, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. George Soubusta, was on the Charming Children program on TV, WN BK, Thursday of last week. Chester Study Clubv At the last meeting of the Chester Study club, held at the home of Mrs. Edward Glaze, Mayfield Road, Mrs. For Hugh Johnson Honored on 75th Birthday pressed his sincere thanks for honoring him on his diamond birthday and closed by saying that “His friends were his greatest asset, and contributed the most in keeping him young in spirit if not in years. Mrs. L. Mae" Silverthorne, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Coble, Mr. Lyman Rupp, all of the Toledo Rubber Pro. Corp of White house and Toledo, O., of which Mr. Johnson is president, sur prised him by coming so far to help him celebrate. Other out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Scott, Mr. and Mrs. Harry May of Cleve land, Mr. and Mrs. Graham from Adrian, Mich., and Mr. and Mrs. Ora Young of Barber ton, O. Following the program the party danced to sweet music furnished by the band under the direction of Loren Bigelow of Burton. rest Bond took the members to Death Valley, Calif., as she had seen it on her trip there in March, 1952. Mrs. S. Hayashai told what should be seen on a trip to Hawaii. Mrs. Hayashai had formerly lived in Hawaii and told many things of inter est about that island country that the average traveler would not see. She said in regard to statehood for Hawaii, that so far as she knew and could determine, Hawaii was ready for statehood and should be admitted to the Union. During the meeting a lovely bouquet of roses attracted much atten tion. These had been picked by Mrs. Glaze from her garden on the day of the meeting, Nov. 19. Bowling Scores High scores reported from Parkside Recreation in bowling for women are Nancy Barnes, 185 Irene Fry, 185 Mae Lassa 192. For men, Dick Fowler 222 Gilbert Williamson 235 Jack Grootegood 226 Milton Johnson 235 H. A. Elder 234 Douglas Hulslander 246 Ed. Higgins 237 Joe Thomas 223 Nelson Porter 232. *. Farm Bureau Council Mr and Mrs. Robert Barnes entertained Farm Bureau Coun cil 3 at their home, Tuesday evening. Each woman brought a packed lunch for two. These were auctioned and sold to the highest bidder and the receipts, which amounted to $14.00 were contributed to the Geauga County Opportunity School. Unit Meeting The Chester Study Unit of the League of Women Voters held its last meeting at the home of Mrs. John R. Davies, III. The new leader, Mrs. Charles Osbourn, was in charge. Mrs. Osbourn succeeds Mrs. C. P. Titus, who had served very capably since the unit was or- Continued on Page 12 '-GEAUGA RECORD CHARDON, GEAUGA COUNTY, OHIO, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27,1952 CHESTER Cow Breeders Meeting Is December 2 The Central Ohio Breeding Association Annual Meeting for Lake and Geauga Counties will be held Friday evening, Decem ber 5th at 7:30 in the Claridon Town Hall. Since refreshments will be served after the meet ing, it is necessary to contact the extension Office in Bur ton for reservations. Dick Kellogg, your General Manager, will show a set of slides just recently taken of the operations at the bull stud, showing not only thte buildings, how the bulls are housed and taken care of, but the collec tion of semen, how the semen is tested in the laboratory be fore being shipped out to the Technicians and the different types of office equipment used in calculating and keeping the records of your association. This is the most complete set of slides ever taken at the farm. It will be almost the same as a visit to the farm. Chuck Baldwin, who is doing sire analysis work, will have for your inspection results of COBA breeding in about fif teen herds in Ohio that have been consistently using artific ial breeding and D.H.I.A. test ing. Some of these herds started out with a group of cows that averaged slightly over 300 pounds up to one herd with the cows averaging over 500 pounds of butterfat. I am sure this information will be of a great deal of interest to you and will point out what COBA can do for you with the kind of cows that you have to start with. A report from your technic ian as to the growth of COBA in Geauga and Lake Counties will be given. Please have your reservation in by Decem ber 2nd. Everyone invited. GARY KITT CSEK One year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Csek of Mid dlefield. JANE DIANE WELLMAN Two and one-half year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Wellman of E. Claridon. Photo by Cook Stud'o Photo by Cook Studio NEWS $i 'oo A°Y^rdein ou?o from News by Barbara Goff Coming Events: HARVEST HOEDOWN DANCE sponsored by the P.T.A. at the school on Saturday, Nov. 29th. Music by the Orkettes. Come dressed in jeans, and swing your partner. Square dancing, polkas, etc. MR. AND MRS. CLUB will hold a progressive dinner on Sunday, Nov. 30th, starting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Scott and ending at the Ture Johnson’s. BOARD OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS meets Monday, Dec. 1st at 7:00 at the Council Room. VILLAGE COUNCIL meets at 7:30 on Monday, Dec. 1st in the Old School bldg. AMERICAN LEGION meets at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2nd at the Legion Room in the Old School building. Come and bring a buddy. CLOVER CHAPTER OF O.E.S. No. 201 meets on Tuesday evening, Dec. 2nd. BOARD OF EDUCATION meets at the school on Wednesday evening, Dec. 3rd. DAWN REBEKAH LODGE hold their regular meeting on Wednesday evening, Dec. 3rd. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will hold a dinner meeting at Ye Homestead Inn on Thursday, Dec. 4th. Nomin ation and election of officers will be held. AUXILIARY OF THE FIRE DEPT, meets on Thursday, Dec. 4th at the fire house. There will be election of officers. CLUB NOTICES: Adrem Club will meet Mon day evening, Dec. 1st at the home of Mrs. Maxine Neil. Co hostess will be Bertha Kipler. Roll call will be Current Events. Mrs. Rachel Sykora will give a book review. Clio Club meets at the home of Maude Rudd on Monday evening, Dec. 1st. Assistant hos tess will be Lenore Shisler. The program will be “Christ mas in our Homes” by Marie Swan. Tuesday Club will meet at the home of Mrs. Jack Boll inger, Co-hostess will be Mrs. Charles Burt. A play will be presented under the direction of Mrs. Paul Gaither. Do your Xmas shopping early but “When you get back remember my call, Swing on the corner and prom-may nayde all.” Harvest Hoe-down at the Burton school, Satur day Nov. 29th. Music by the Orkettes. Four of a Kind Mr .and Mrs. Don Stewart announce the birth of a daugh ter at Corey hospital on Satur day, Nov. 22. The girl weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce at birth and was named Robyn Sue. The Stewarts have 3 other daugh ters:: :Terry Lou, age 3, Gail Ann age 2, Deborah Lee age 1. Personals Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller called on Mr. and Mrs. Will iam Miller in Cleveland on Sunday. The Clifford Heath family have moved from the apartment above the Burton Bakery to the apartment above the Geauga Traveler. Mrs. Herbert Hay left last Wednesday for a visit with her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Vernon, in Monogah, West Va. She returned Sunday evening. Mr .and Mrs. A. C. Osbuine of Stow are spending the week with Mr. and Mrs. Harold Held. Mrs. Harold Held, Mrs. R. B. Scott, Mrs. Martin Hilger of Newbury and Mrs. Lois Smythe of Middlefield attended an Eastern Star meeting in Geneva on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. James Lim- ‘Footprint Rock’Disappears from Camp Whitewood Another chapter was written recently to the story of the legendary Indian princess who leaped to her deatti, many years ago, in a rocky ravine in Warner’s Hollow, near his toric Camp Whitewood, in Windsor. Camp officials are completely mystified over the disappear ance of a section of what is known to thousands of 4-H club youngsters as “Footprint Rock,” which bore the foot prints of the young princess. According to legend, the very distinct prints were left by the princess when she made a des perate, twenty-five foot leap from a ledge overlooking the rock, to escape the clutches of a pursuing Indian brave. But her vault to safety, the story goes, ended in her tragic and violent death. The princess lost her footing on “Footprint Rock,” and plunged to a rocky BURTON bird observed their 7th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They enjoyed dinner and dancing at the Hotel Cleveland in the evening. Mr. and Mrs. James Limbird and family spent Thanksgiving at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Mellinger, in Youngstown. Tommy Limbird observed his 5th birthday on Wednesday. Mrs. Ernie Pfenniger, return ing from Chardon Friday night had the misfortune to meet a car whose driver refused to dim his lights. Temporarily blinded by the lights and the heavy rain, Mrs. Pfenniger hit the ditch and plunged into the river. The accident occurcd near the Grandview Country Club. The front end of the Pfen niger car, a ’52 Chevrolet, was demolished. The car was fully covered by insurance. The driver of the other car did not stop. Mrs. Pfenniger after wad ing out of the water, was taken to Junction by a passing Amish man, where she phoned the Sheriff’s Dept, and her hus band. Mrs. Pfenniger suffered a cut lip, a slight knee injury and bruised arms and knees. Timmy Riley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Riley observed his 5th birthday on Saturday, Nov. 22nd. He entertained a few friends at his home that day. To celebrate the occasion a party was also held at the morning kindergarten class. Remember the P. T. A. Har vest Hoe-down, Saturday, Nov. 29th at the school. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Pence spent Thanksgiving at the home of Walter and Bob Davison in Ravenna. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Shaw and sons of Newcomerstown spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Page Russell. Mr. and Mrs. James Blair entertained 26 Masters and their wives and Delegates and their wives, of the Grange, at a buffet supper Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Calvin spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Paul Calvin. On Sun day, Mirs. Dale Calvin and friend, Ruth Rock, of Seville, called in the Calvin home. Relief Corps Buys Health Bond The Womens Relief Corp met at their hall Friday, Nov. 21 with 15 members present. The death of Mrs. Marie Prince was reported. She was an honorary member. She had been an of ficer and filled all the chairs in years past. A Health Bond was purchased and a gift sent to the Sandusky home. A donation was also made to the Braile Di gest for the blind. Former Chardonite Weds in California Chardon friends have receiv ed California newspaper clipp ings telling of the manage of Richard Champlin to Olga Marie Preciado of Berkley. Mr. Champlin, who is in the navy, is the son of Capt. Jack son Champlin, U. S. N., and Mrs. Marguerite Champlin who, as Marguerite Troutner former ly lived in Chardon. About 20 years ago she, with her twin boys and her mother, Mrs. Zula Troutner, removed from Chardon to California^ which has since been their home state. I _______________ Hold Combined Thanksgiving Services There was a Thanksgiving service by the combined Chris tian and Missionary Alliance churches of Concord, Claridon and Hambden at the Hambden Mission (Alliance)) church on Tuesday evening, Nov. 25. creek bed, more than 65 feet below. Disappearance of the portion of the rock in which the prints were embedded was first dis covered a week ago Sunday, by Associate County Agent George Garman and Loring Beerbower, county soil conser vationist, who were hiking near the camp site. The thief, or thieves, it would seem, attached a great amount of value to the imprints of the Indian maid’s feet, which were “lifted” by the laborious pro cess of chiseling out a slab of the rock, measuring two feet square, and three inches thick. “Footprint Rock,” approxi mately 150 square feet, is lo cated in an area, adjoining the camp site, owned by Tom White, Geauga County Commis sioner and fruit grower, and is made available each year for Continued on Page 12 Single Copies 10c Volume 104 Number 48 JayCees Organize in Burton BURTON The new Bur ton Junior Chamber of Com merce held a meeting Monday evening in the school building. These officers were elected: President, Claude Shreiner first vice, Ed. Rudd second vice, William McLaughlin sec retary, Keith Owen treasurer, Robert Williams photographer, Charles McLaughlin State dir ector, Richard Dean directors, Donald Riley, Russell Wilson and Jim Shaney. These were appointed as the membership committee: Jack Donaldson, chairman William Clark, Russell Kolhoff, Sidney Jeavons and Robert Williams. A constitution and by-laws, submitted by Ed. Rudd, were read and approved. Present was Edwin Hofstetter of the Chardon Jaycees, which organization sponsored the new Burton Chamber. Any young men of good character, resident of Burton or vicinity, between the ages of 21 and 35, are eligible for ac tive membership. The purpose of the Chamber shall be civic advancement through organized efforts of the young men of the commun ity, to promote the welfare of the community and its citi zens through active, construc tive projects. For additional in formation contact Jack Donald son. All members are asked to send their dues to Robert Wil liams, treasurer, and to make checks payable to Burton Jun ior Chamber of Commerce.. The next meeting will be on Dec. 8 at 8 p.m., in the cafe teria of the Burton high school. Later there will be a charter banquet when the State presi dent will present the charter. These will make up the com mittee for the banquet: Richard Dean, Sidney Jeavons and Jean Swaney. Ladies Send Clothing for War Relief CHARDON—Fifteen hundred and sixty nine articles of cloth ing, weighing 1028 pounds, were sorted and packed in fifty cartons by women of St. Mary’s Parish Council Tuesday, Nov. 17, at the church hall. This clothing will be* shipped to Korea and Europe in re sponse to the appeal of the National Council of Catholic Women for war relief services. Among other things there were 80 pairs of shoes, 80 wool coats, 379 articles of wearing apparel for infants, 230 articles for boys and 233 for girls. Mrs. Frank Fink, president of the parish council was in. charge of the day’s work. Researchers Take Trip to Miami Research club members were taken on a plane trip Monday evening from New York to Miami via colored films. Mr. Edge from Eastern Airlines told of the trip and showed the film when the club met at the Thrasher House. Ida Fowler told of the past presidents of the club and in troduced those who were pres ent. Mrs. Shirley Hanus, of Avon Lake, who was president for the year 1937-38 was pres ent. Mrs. Fowler read several let (Continued on page twelve) The felly Bean Set Photo by Joe Jonke PATRICIA RAE REYNOLDS Patricia Rae is the five month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Reynolds of Hunts burg.