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316 New Folk in Geauga Three hundred and sixteen babies were born at Corey hos pital last year, according to figures released today by Super intendent Walter C. Corey. Eight caesarian operations were necessary during the year. The total includes four sets of twins. Besides the principal activity of bringing babies into the world the hospital records in clude 54 major surgery and 156 minor surgery operations during the past year. The hospital took care of 129 accident cases during the year according to Dr. Corey. Twenty six were hospitalized at Corey trans- hospital and eight were ferred to other hospitals. Middlefield Man Elected to Office MIDDLEFIELD Jo Shaub, 35 Thompson avenue, has recently been elected presi dent of the Printer Supplymens Guild of Cleveland. Shaub, well known authority in the printing business is also a nationally recognized author ity on the slitting of steel coils and recently completed a book ^on the subject. He is district v manager for the Ohio Knife company with offices in the Caxton Building in Cleveland. Mr. Shaub also is a member of the Cleveland club of Print ing House Craftsmen, The Cleveland Advertising club and the American Legion. an average of 435 of butterfat and 12,008 of milk, the 17-cow of registered Holstein- Withi Laura LaMoreaux who was soloist. Mary, Joan Taylor Jos ^eph, Henry Hansen Wise Men, Bob Sojka, Bob LaMoreaux and Glenn Battles. Shepherds, Carol Mapes Kochert, Mary Ann and Janet LaMoreaux. The following gave recita tions, numbers, Mary, Agnes, Evelyn, **Yora and Kenneth Sojka Larry and Bruce Lang Mark LaMor eaux, Glenda and John Fresh ley: Donna, David and Douglas songs or instrumental Mapes Jimmie Patterson Susan Martineaux Ralph and Sue Ellen Smith Douglas Vorel, and Margaret Taylor. There Was a Christmas tree and Santa Claus came with gifts. The next Grange meeting will be January 13 at 8:00 p.m. Resigns Position William Banfield has been missed from the Post Office since Christmas. His last day of work there was December 24. He started to work as assis tant clerk when he was still in high school and has contin ued for nine years and four Jfenonths. When he resigned his work he was head clerk in the Chesterland office. Mr. Banfield started his new work on December 29. He is now General Manager of the Robert Siterly Company. This business W* out-door advertising and is Seated on West 25th street in Cleveland. Birthday Surprise New Year’s day is Howard Reiter’s birthday and it proved to be a double cele bration for her. Her daughter, Mrs. Gail McCleary, invited her parents and sister, Ruth Jane, to her home for a New Year’s day dinner. In the afternoon Mrs. Reiter’s sisters and their families to the number of 22 arrived to surprise her and re mind her that she was passing another milestone. Can You Believe It? One family gathering Christ mas day had a very unpleasant interruption. A large group had gathered for Christmas dinner in a basement recereation room. The festivities were progressing very happily when footsteps were heard on the floor above. Someone went to investigate and found a man ransacking 108 8. Park St. Published weekly by Geauga Publiabers. Inc. Entered an Second Claaa Matter at the Chardon Postoffice. Chardon Beats Madison Chardon High remained atop the Western Reserve League basketball race last night, turn ing back Madison, 69-50, for its fourth loop triumph. Dennis Grau arched 27 points home for the Hilltoppers to pace the Chardon attack. Dave Behm scored half the Madison points on 10 field goals five If rf Starr, Grau, Temple, D. McMaster, McKee, rg Reef, Began, W. McMaster, Hannan, Reserves Fenwick Cows Average 18 Quarts of Milk Daily pounds pounds» herd Friesians owned by Robert R. Fenwick, Chardon, Ohio, com pleted their test year recently. Their production averaged ap proximately 18 quarts daily for sity, in cooperation with the each cow in the herd for a national Holstein headquarters. NEWS from CHESTER News by Lennah B. Bond ^Card Party Mrs. George Parr will enter tain at a dessert card party for the benefit of the Grange at her home, Chillicothe Road on Wednesday, January 14 at 12:30 p.m. An invitation is extended io all women who care to at tend. Please call Mrs. Parr, 'number 7181 if you can come. Grange .Program The Grange Christmas sup per and program was very well attended. The program was ^presented by the children and young people. A pageant, “Christmas Story in Song,” was given with the following char acters, The Littlest Angel, and free tosses. Chardon—69 G. 5 11 2 2 0 M. F. T. 11 27 8 8 5 4 4 2 3 2 1 2 lg 5 4 3 4 1 Madison—50 Bittner, If Behm, rf Doran, Stonanik, lg Nicely, rg Buchanan, Klingbeil, Friesian America, was done 2 testing was Ohio State Univer- Milking daily and vised by inconvenience and pain, is not entirely discouraged states that next time she perform where there is room. How about the Chester Briefs Born in Lake County Memor ial hospital December 26, a daughter weighing seven and one half pounds to Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Albrecht. Also on December weighing ounces to Talliferro Talliferro cher in Chester. 26, a daughter, Holly, six pounds, two Mr. and Mrs. Hollis of Gates Mills. Mrs. was formerly a tea- the the the of The Flowers on the altar at Community church holidays were Sperry family Mrs. Elwood wreaths were and Mrs. A. Bifano in memory of all members of the church who have entered eternal life. over given by in memory Sperry. the gift of Mr. Holiday happiness for Mrs. Lewis Russell was marred when she lost from her the diamond setting engagement ring. Linchks is a new ’ttie “Chesterland M. in Mrs. J. Mrs. employee Post Office. Word has the death of Miss Jennie M. Herrick, late of Cleveland but a former resident here. She is survived by two brothers: E. N. been received of Dr. and DeWitt Herrick. by Edward Wagner left on Mrs. for December 24 Indiana, and con Camp Beckinridgo, where she remained plane Evanston, tinued to Kentucky, until December 28 with her husband who is stationed there. Mr. and Mrs. Gail McCleary early drove spent week with Mr. McCleary’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles McCleary. left and they the and son, Jimmie, Christmas morning to Huntsville where the remainder of Word has come from Mr. and Mrs. Albert Jones who flew to California to spend (Continued on page 5) Urge Registration of Local Candidates The Geauga County Board of Elections is anxious to give as much publicity as possible to the fact that there has been a change in the state election laws where by anyone wishing to file for any municipal or town ship office or as a member of any board of education, must do so by 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 4. That is the latest possible date to file for any local office in an off-year election. Petition forms may be ob tained from Mrs. Beatrice Van Gorder, clerk of the Walter Skiba T. 5 5 5 1 1 1 4 25 10 0 Killed at 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 Willoughby 39, Chardon Madison 36. on year. Testing was carried under the official Herd provement Registry program of the Holstein iation of Im- Assoc- times super sonie the room above and with loot in his hands. The mem bers of the party surrounded the man and kept him captive until Lummie Sanders, Deputy Sheriff, arrived. Even though the intruder made no disturb ance all concerned put in a very unpleasant hour and as the hostess expressed it, “Our Christmas party was spoiled.” Can You Believe It? Airyoung mother in Chester and her little daughter were watching an acrobatic perform anct' on television. As the pro gram continued it brought to mind some of the stunts the young mother, who was some what of an acrobat herself, used to do. She just could not refrain from trying to see if her skill in that line had been entirely’ forgotten. Well, she started and was getting along commendably, when, in the midst of a cartwheel her ankle hit a piece of furniture. The injured member is still taped and has caused consider able She but will more front lawn? Funeral services for Walter Skiba. 34, killed in a truck train crash Monday afternoon at Willoughby were to be held today (Thursday) at St. church in Chardon. He was in the contract exca vating business. I Mary's at the about The accident occurred Pelton street crossing his four o’clock in the afternoon. Mr. Skiba was driving truck at the time. the in Friends were received at Ritondaro Funeral home Chardon Wednesday and burial was scheduled to be in Char don cemetery. Besides his wife, Helen, he leaves two 16 years old. children, Jamej, months, and Kathy, nine He is survived by his mother, Mary Skiba four sisters, Eliza beth Hamski, Constance Hamski, Constance Conrad and Frances Reb of Chardon three brother.--, John, Frank and Valentine. Mr. Skiba was born in Cleve land but the family moved to Geauga when ht was about two years old. His father operated a farm on Claridon road. He attended Chardon schools. In August, 1940, he married Helen Cox of Kirtland and the couple settled in their pres ent home in Kirtland. He en tered the army in March of 1943 and served in the Pacific area in the ground crew of thy Air Corps. He was discharged in Sept. 1945. CAROL MIDDLEFIELD Mrs. Mil dred Cook who has operated a Photograph Studio very success fully for five years, has sold her business to Miss Carol Minnick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. And rew Minnick, who is a promising successor to Cook. very Mrs. Miss Carol has been studying with Geoffrey Landason who is recognized for his ability among the photographers in Cleveland, since last June, and before that, CHARDON, GEAUGA COUNTY, OHIO, THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 1953 The Geauga Record Publishes more local news than any other paper. Buys Photo Studio MINNICK she had apprentice work with Mrs. Cook. Miss Carol will con tinue to operate in Mrs. Cook’s home for the present but plans soon to have a studio in her home. Mrs. Cook will assist her so the future of this thriving business seems assured. Mrs. Cook is giving up her photographic work because of her approaching mariage to Mr. Robert Hills of Chardon. She will continue to live in Middle field, however, after her mar riage. GEAUGA CORD Geauga’s First New Citizen of 1953 -f V IM ’IRS. JOSEPH FILLA AND BABY First new arrival of the year in Geauga was the baby girl born to Mrs. Jo seph Filla at Corey hospital on New Year’s day. The Fillas live at Route three, Chardon, and they have two other children. Potato at Chardon School ..X 'i The two county Potato School will be held at the Pilgrim-Christian church on South st., in Chardon. A full day’s program has been planned starting at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, January 13. Potato growers from both Lake and Geauga counties are cor dially invited to attend. The program of the day is sched uled as follows: Potato Disease Control Blair Janson, Extension Plant Pathologist. Potato Management Prob lems in Insect Control—Eugene Whittmeyer, Ext. Spec., Veg. Gardening. Local Restaurants Lunch or bring your own. Seed Situation. Potato Potato Marketing Problem in Lake and Geauga counties Eugene Whittmeyer, chairman and 6 potato growers. Earl B. Tossing Memorial Fund County Agents. We will be looking forward to seeing you at the Annual Potato School, January 13. Holy Name to Attend Mass of The Holy Name Society St. Mary’s church will receive Holy Communion at the 8:30 Mass Sunday, Jan. 11. Break fast will be served in the church hall after the Mass and the business meeting will be conducted at that time. Valvoda is president. The Rev. Fr. Louis Orosz, assistant at St. John the Bap tist church in Cleveland, will explain the Greek Rite Mass at a supper meeting at St. Mary’s church Jan. Guild, Mrs. president is affair. 13. The Study Carl Pitschman, sponsoring the be served at 6:30 Supper will p.m. Reservations may be made with Mrs. Carol Franz, phone 5-4165, and should be made by Sunday, Jan. 11. Prize for Lighting at Yule Time Winners of the Jaycee-spon sored Holiday Houselighting Contest were announced there this week by Bill Hanna, Chair man of the contest. Other contest winners, all of whom received Certified table lamps, were: Carl F. Gesell, Jr., 315 Water st. A. L. Cal houn, 309 Water st. and John W. Howell, 449 N. Hambden st. Prize winners in the chil dren’s Window Decorating Con test were Gwendolyn Elston, Laverne Hambleton, and Claude Moore. All received books of tickets to the Geauga Theatre. Chairman Hanna announced that contest officials were well pleased with the response to the contest. He added, “I would like to congratulate the win ners and also thank all who participated in the contest in any way, especially our judges, Mrs. Thornton Holder, and George Letts.” 'Bill' Dremann Shot in Arm Emil Cleveland Priest to Talk to Study Club was The boy Alton Behm in transferred to the hospital special surgical attention. Baby Born in Ambulance $ Bi Harry Gray Wins S*s°?o oh1.’0 Single Copies 10c Volume 105 Number 2 Charles Edward Young arrived in this world a little sooner than expected. As a result he can list his birth place as John Ritondaro’s ambulance some place be tween his father and mother's home on Butternut Road in Chester and Corey hospital. His father, Willis Young, was at work at Tapco, when his mother, Mary Young, de cided to have a baby. A neighbor called Ritondaro for an ambulance. Dick Ritondaro was driving and John Riton daro was with the mother when the baby was born. Baby, mother and John are doing well at last reports. John Rusnak Dies in Accident BURTON John Rusnak. 37. of Goodwin st., died early Wednesday morning at Luke’s hospital following automobile accident. Man Killed at Chester Friday S25 The Grand Prize, a United States Saving Bond, was won by Harry Gray of 110 Tilden ave. The award presented to Mr. Gray last Monday night at the Jaycee business meeting. Mr. Gray an nonuced that he was turning the award over to the Method ist Church Organ Fund. was Mr. St. an Mr. Rusnak resident of Bur ton the past 15 years, was, driving to work at the Cadillac Tank Plant Tuesday afternoon. His car swerved or skidded on the pavement and a truck driven Pearl Dayton of accident occurred about a mile and of Auburn Road. Burton on CHESTER—Wallace Stanton, 73, of Kent, Ohio, was killed instantly in an auto truck collision at Mulberry Corners, in Chester, on January 2. The accident occurred at 5:15 p.m. According to reports from the scene of the crash, Mr. Stanton was driving east. A dump truck driven by William H. Peters, Mentor ave., Willoughby, was traveling north on Route 306. At the intersection the Stanton car and truck collided so for cibly that the truck was pushed into Hall ally that was truck was apparently not in jured. the steps at the K. of P. and the car was practic demolished. Reports are Mr. Stanton's jugular vein severed. The driver of the Mr. Stanton was returning from a visit at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Esther Rose, who lives on Worrell south of Route 6. Road, LB. Aids 5 Schools Get Nurses The office of the Geauga County Tuberculosis and Health Association has been notified by A. J. Jordak, Superinten I dent of Middlefield schools, that Mrs. William Rowley, RN, has been employed as their school nurse. Mrs. Rowley will com- HAMBDEN William Dremann, 16-year-old son Mr. and Mrs. Dremann, is _and Lake County Memorial hospital week of January 12th. in Painesville today with a gun According to Mrs. Myrtle shot wound in his arm. The Rodgers, Executive Secretary, condition of the arm is critical, to date five school districts The accident occurred while in Geauga County have been Bill was out hunting with his successful in hiring school father and three cousins from nurses by accepting the offer ----Christmas Cleveland during the of vacation, against a reached for chief. The discharged, his arm. “Bill’’ mence the school nurse pro- U0^’ ?,ln Parsons. of gram in the Middlefield Village ar es Hall. n Hayes Corner schools the finiancial assistance from He leaned his gun the Association to work in co stump while he operation with and udner the a pocket handker- medical supervision of the gun fell and was County Health Department. The the shot entering schools who have employed nurses for their school health rushed to Chardon Dr. programs are as follows:— Bur and ton, Chardon, Chester, Russell, for Thompson, Middlefield Village and Hayes Corners. ’-■'W CofCto Elect New Officers The January meeting of the Chardon Chamber of Commerce will be held Monday evening, Jan. 12, in the Chardon Meth odist church. There will be no speaker, as it is the annual business meeting, with election of officers. E. E. Johnson, Jr., chairman of the nominating committee has submitted the following list of nominess: For President Robert H. Fowler For Vice-President Ander son A. Allyn Rocco J. For Treasurer Dragonette For Directors Carlson, Herman Dreyer, Marc Burr, Henry Gunter, Charles W. Canfield, Russell Haueter, Bert Barnum. Hartley C. Par sons, Tom W. Murray, Mart n McBride, Harry B. Keenan, Wilfred G. Fielding. Lloyd O. To Canvass for Donors to Bloodmobile collided with A by Howard A house to house canvass to Tho recruit donors for the coming Pnntr «7 B1oodmobile visit will be staged a hMf «. ?the week ol Feb 2’ Mrs Arthur C. Dade, chairman of the local blood program, announced to was (jay Russell's ambulance called and took Mr. Rusnak ni into St. Luke’s. Ambulance dri- w Allb°ut* ,hL Bloodmobile vers said Mr. Rusnak was un- n£‘ be“ coun,J' conscious but showed no out- ‘L "Jr 1 ward sign of injuries II is £lir,C„hardO"’a.?d Feb thought his ear swerved poss.b- I ®U“°"’ mus‘ ly as a result of a heart attack d°"® ah"“d°f t‘mc “schedule rather than the ice on the pave- S "J ,8' ment plained at a meeting of town ship representatives at Thrasher Mr. Rusnak leaves a widow. House today (Thursday). Elizabeth. a son, John Paul, 13, and daughter, Margaret Ann, who is nine years old. uneral services for Mr. Rusnak will be Saturday after- i noon at two o'clock. Reverend Kenneth Peterson will officiate, Burial will be at Welton cem etery. Friends may call at the John Dingman Funeral homo in Burton. Serving as co-chairman in charge of the southern part of the county is Mrs. Paul Gaither of Burton. Recruiting chairmen are Mrs. Frank Carey of Munson and Mrs. R. V. Davis of Middlefield. Mrs. George Holmes is in charge of nurses and Mrs. Carl Law will organize the staff aides for the Chardon visit. “This is the fifth visit the’ Bloodmobile has made to Ge auga county under the direction of the American Red Cross chapter here,” Mrs. Dade said, “and the need for blood con tinues to grow.” only insure any civilian —regardless when he needs it be used in Korea and to build a reserve of plasma for our national defense. “Wherever it goes,” says Mrs. Dade, “this priceless, pain less gift will some day save American life.” JayCees Plan Party for Bosses The Chardon JayCees at their annual Bosses Night Banquet, Monday, January 19th, will award a distinguished service scroll to Chardon’s outstanding young man. The purpose of this award is to reward a young man for outstanding service to his community or society. The qualifications for this award are: that the man be between the ages of 21 and 35 inclusive, that he has made out standing accomplishments in a business be from civic, scientific, or field, and that he Chardon or vicinity. 1 the drive will not use of blood to of Geauga county of where he is but also Success of I I an your aid that no over your with The JayCees solicit in the selection so worthy young man looked. Please forward nominations together qualifications to Warren cock at R. D. 1, Chardon, as soon as possible. be Bab- Past winners are Rev. Charles and Hold Graveside Rites for Infant held the Graveside services were at 11:30 a.m. Friday in Protestant Cemetery north of Chardon for Deborah Ann, in fant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Stephenson of Aquilla Villiage. Maher, pastor of St. Mary’s church, Chardon, officiated. Rev. Fr. James E. The father, who is serving in the army, was unable to be present. Arrangements were by the Ritandaro Funeral home.