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Men in Service
The new address for Ronald
Daniels is: Pfc. Ronald C. Dan
iels, N.G., P.O.W SV. Unit
No. 5, 8135 A. U. APO 59,
c-o P.M., San Francisco, Calif.
Engle, whose wife, Dolores,
lives at 70 Gordon dr., Aquilla
Village, was recently promoted
to private first class while ser
ving in Korea with the 2nd
Infantry Division.
The 2nd Division captured
“Heartbreak Ridge’’ in October
1951 and took
last July.
veterans will
same division
World War II
remember this
landed at Omaha Beach on
plus 1 (June 7, 1944) and
moved on to capture Hill 192
in France, the key. German
strongpoint on the road to St.
Engle, who joined the 2nd
Division last June, is a cannon
eer in Battery of the 15th
Field Artillery Battalion.
Before entering the Army in
July 1951, he was employed
by the Industrial Rayon Cor
poration in Painesville, Ohio
Sues Firm
for $5,000
for Damages
Rita Semel of Euclid, Ohio,
has brought suit in Common
Pleas Court of Geauga county
for damages in the amount of
$5,000.00, naming the Grand
River Lumber Co., and Joseph
J. Fitzgerald and Gerald
Weafsch as defendants.
In her charge, Rita Sernel
states that on or about May 13,
1952, the defendants unlawfully
entered in and upon property
known as original lot Nos. 14
and 15, tract 1, of Concord
township in Lake county, with
tractors, trucks, tree removing
and cutting equipment and
other tools and machinery and
removed therefrom 81 shade
and fruit trees, from the prop
erty of the plaintiff, causing
damage in the amount of $2,
000. And in doing this they
carelessly and negligently de
stroyed saplings, bushes, shrub
bery and plants to the extent
of $1,000, and also damaged
with their tractors, trucks and
equipment, the surface of the
ground and appearance of said
premises in the amount of
Elects New
Deaconesses Rose
Muriel Kieffer, Grace
Ethel Parpart. Doris
burn, Lucy Dayer, Hazel Hazen,
Dorothy Johnson, Hazel Ruch,
Mary Torok, Helen Rogers and
Doris Wingenbach Flower and
Sick Committee Grace Her
man, Marie Summers, Doris
Blackburn Sunday School
Superintervient Ruth Haw
kins and Assistant Arthur
Dorn Secretary and Treasures
—Fern Wolcott Sunday Schoo
Pianist Hazel Ruch.
Newburg Man to
Perform with
\AERTJ CkrrllPtfra
NEWBURY Louis Streble
of Newbury will perform with
the Western Reserve University
Chamber Orchestra in Cleve
land Tuesday evening. March
10. The ens^pnble will present
a concert in the Severance
Chamber Music Hall
8:30 p.m.
starting at
violin in
Streble plays the
the 19-piece chamber
Directed by Dr. Edward G.
Evans, associate professor of
mqsic, the group will perform
six works at the March 10
The Newbury musician is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Streble
of Kinsman and Munn Rds. He
is a student at Adelbert Coll
ege, undergraduate division for
men at Western Reserve, where
he is majoring in business ad
ministration. Streble graduated
from Newbury high school in
vacs of Clay street has been
pledged to Delta Upsilon frat
ernity at Kent State University.
Published weekly by Geauga Publisher*. Inc. Entered
a* Second Claw Matter at the Chardon Poatoltice.
of Blood
“Old Baldy’’
A total of 267 pints of blood
given by Geauga county donors
at the visit of the Bloodmobile
last week, assured residents of
free blood wherever they are!
With many thanks to donors,
workers and everyone connected
with the visit, Bloodmobile
chairman Mrs. Arthur C. Dade
of Munson, said everyone was
well pleased with the totals.
“We were disappointed when
36 persons who had promised
to donate blood failed to keep
their appointments in Burton
and six forgot to show up in
Chardon,” she sad, “but con
sidering the amount of flu and
the number of colds in
county, we did very well.”
or {jeauga
To Incorporate
Fire Dept,
at Munson
Business meeting
of officers was
church Sunday afternoon. The suks and Mr. Art Dade as year the local Club served
following were elected: Elders well as Mr. Frank Carey took members and guests of 49 other
—E. A. Summers, Paul Varney the responsibility of filing pa- Rotary Clubs, 11 of them lo
Mel Johnson, Karl Justus, Bert pers with the State of Ohio for cated in other states and 3 over
Parpart, Chris Bogaske Treas- the formal organization of the seas,
urer Robert Hawkins Clerk Department.
—Barbara Johnson Deacons—
Elvin Johnson, Rex Thornburg. Ohio has recognized and ac
Robert Kieffer, Turner Black-! cepted the organization of Mun
bum, James Ruch, Paul Her
man, Kenneth Owen,
Dorn, Charles Torok
Organist Crawford
I o..l,s anfj Mr A_* T-V-J- __i
Arthur next step is to hold another
Church public meeting for the actual
Wright formation of the Company, the
and Assistant—Gladys Vaughn appointment of permanent trus-
tees, the adoption of a Con
stitution and the election of
The meeting is expected to bi
held in Fowlers Mills within
two weeks time.
Orrin Philips
Is Honored
for Sales
Orrin R. Phillips, Chardon
insurance broker, was honored
today as part of the Sun Life
of Canada’s top selling team in
the United States for 1952.
Phillips, less than a y
the Secretary of the State of not provide enough money to
Ohio to form ...
incorporated company for the program ___ ____ v
purpose of organizing a Vol- schools, we will get the monev
unteer Fire Department for for that some other way.”
Munson township. The tempor- it is expected that this year,
ary chairman, Mr. Frank Carey, as last, there will be a good
Annual appointed temporary trustees many Rotarians coming to the
election for the purpose of filing the Breakfasts from Clubs in neigh
at the state papers. Mr. Joseph Kaz- boring communities. In fact, last
with Sun Life, contributed sub
statially to the more than one
million dollars worth of life
insurance sold by
team under the
the four-man
leadership of
of Geneva.
presented a
O. Smith,
team was
high, silver loving cup
A. McAllister, Sun Life
by J.
from Montreal for the occasion.
George Gunti, Company Direc
tor and President of The Cleve
land Trust Company, assisted
the presentation. The cere
mony was held at a luncheon
meeting in the Rancho Room of
the Cleveland Athletic Club.
President, who flew in
Phillips, who lives at 215
North Hambden st., Chardon,
came into the insurance busi
ness seven years ago from 'his
post as supervisor for the Moss
Farm Dairy. He has spent all
of his 38
territory of
Office and
Burton high
years within the
the Chardon Post
is a graduate of
The 4-H Calf Sale Com
mittee will meet at the Exten
sion Office in Burton on Mar.
2 at 8:00 p.m.
A calf sale will be held about
May 1. A goal of 50 calves has
been set for the advertising of
the sale. The committee will
also determine how calves will
be inspected and tested for the
The proceeds of the 4-H calf
sale will be used to financi
the 4-H building program at th*
Rotary Plans
at Burton
BURTON Again this year
the Burton Middlefield Rotary
Club is serving a series of Sun
day morning pancake and
breakfasts, the
Representatives of County 9:00 am, to 1:00 p.m. in the
and Community Organizations cafeteria at the Burton school,
met at the Old School Building Proceeds of the March 15th
Burton on February 23. The Breakfast will be turned over
purpose of the meeting was to' to the recently burned out
organize for a Tree and Shrub Claridon School funds from the
planting program in Geauga other Breakfasts will be used
county. i to continue the speech and
Governor Lausche, the chief hearing tests and treatment for
of the Plant Ohio Program has Geauga county public school
said, “While our Sesquicenten-: children last year, with funds
nial will mark 150 years of from a similar series of Sun
growth and progress let us also day morning Breakfasts, the
let it mark a distinct turning club paid for speech and hear
point in our attitude toward ing tests for every public school
self preservation. Let it be the pupil in the county.
year when we begin to rebuild Members of the Burton
our basic structure and foun- Middlefield Rotary Club are
dation by unitedly restoring re-1 from all parts of Geauga coun
newable natural resources. tv: thev. and their wives, nre-
Arrangements have been
As of February 28, the State of made, with additional equip
k4~ i ---------:—i ment and half of the club mem
bers and their wives on duty
each Sunday, to serve a large
number of people at a time,
promptly and comfortably.
son’s Fire Department, and the
of wh Club.
Community Service program.
Breakfasts are served every
Sunday morning in March from
ty they, and their wives, pre
pare and serve the Breakfasts,
consisting of pancakes, sausage,
maple syrup and coffee all
you can eat for $1.00 per per
son. The public is cordially in
vited to enjoy a good breakfast,
and at the same time help along
a worthy cause.
Club president, Gene Painter
of Chesterland, said: “Immed
iately after the Claridon school
MUNSON Operating under fire, our members voted to turn
temporary trusteeship, the Mun- the proceeds of the March 15th
son Volunteer Fire Department Breakfast over to this school
filed papers
last week with if the remaining Breakfasts do
a non profit, continue the speech hearing
l'"'---------- 1 for all the county
Kathlyn Grief
he have
R., 13,
His wife,
native of Chardon, and
three children, James
Margery *V., 9, and Paul Orrin,
Geauga Gives fal1^|
wvwMejw or 0||t jy|ay Methodists Dedicate Organ Sunday Afternoon
267 Pints
As this date
Friends Congratulate
Murrays on 65th Anniversary
The Murray home at 104 quisite gowns of yester years
North st., Chardon, was the is impossible, but the home
scene of two very happy eele- really presented a scene of
brations on Saturday, Feb. 28th gaity that could have happened
when many friends came to in the gay ’90s.
help Mr. and Mrs. George Mur- A w
ray enjoy their 65th wedding H.
Mr. and Mrs. Murray wore
their wedding costumes of Feb.
29th. 1888, and were most grac
hostess to their many friends.
and happy as host and
The gifts of beautiful flow
ers filled the home to create
a truly spring ’garden effect.
To mention the beauty of all advertising
the other ladies in their ex- merchants.
I 4
'.. gsi
i- -J
Chardon Methodists today are
inviting their friends and neigh
bors to join them next Sunday af
ternoon in dedicating the new or
gan recently installed in the local
The dedicatory service will start
at 3 o’clock in the afternoon. The
special dedicatory ritual will be
led by Dr. Paul E. Secrest, Metho
dist district superintendent. The
dedication recital will be given by
Walter Hirst, well known local
The new organ represents a ma-
A cablegram, sent by the W.
Benders, from Nathanya,
Israel, was received at 9 a m.
As this date is also the It read, “Congratulations. Your
birthdav of their nephew. How- marriage was made in heaven,
ard Stafford, of Cleveland Hts„ Happy Birthday, brother.’ Mrs
son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bender is a Yister of Howard
Stafford, it was decided thave1 Stafford and niece of Mr$.
a family dinner at noon, to Murray.
start the festivities. Soon after At the close of the happy
this, guests began to arrive day at die request and as a
with suit cases and vanish to 8ft of a granddaughter and
the upper rooms but soon re- husband, Mr. and Mrs. Beards
appeared. attired in beautiful. °I Loog Beach. California,
old fashioned costumes, for the a telephone call was madu Jo
“open house’’ for t’he bride and Rev- and Mrs. i..----
and Mrs. Arthur H.
Beardsley in Navasota, Te’xas,
with the exchange of greetings
by the family. Mrs Beardsley
is the older daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. George Murray.
Light refreshments were
served during the afternoon.
Guests were present from
Cleveland, Painesville, Perry
and Chardon. Mrs. John A.
their skiba and Mrs. Howard Staf
Miss Helen Murray. _____
daughter, was lovely in a beau- forcj assisted the host
tiful black lace evening gown.' hostess,
worn many years ago by her
father’s sister, Eleanor Murray YOUR
Nye, of Painesville. Is
416 Eat Pancakes at Burton Sunday Afternoon
made possible by
of your
I 4
Pictured above Stanley Paryzak is cooking them while Kathlyn eats ’em. Weekdays Mr. Paryzak is a milk truck
driver and a driver for the Burton Fire Department. Kathlyn is the daughter of Mayor and Mrs. Robert Grief.
About 416 servings of the pancakes and sausage were dish ed out Sunday and guests registered from as far away as
Montana and California.
if W W -7
v- e ..
jor effort of the church members.
Cost of the organ will be in the
neighborhood of $8,000, and a spe
cial fund raising camaign
needed to finance it.
The choir loft and console
been rearranged to be more
able for worship services.
In the picture, Esther Johnson,
regular organist of the church, is
seated at the console. Choir direc
tor LaVeme Pope is standing with
the choir at the front and right of
the group.
News by Mrs. John D. Allen
Mother's Club
Instead o fthe regular meeting
of the Mother’s club March 9,
there will be a music program
planned by Mr. Walter Hirst and
the children in the fifth and
sixth grades. The program is
called, “Thirty Minutes with
Stephen Foster,’’ and will be
held at the church at 7:30 p.m.
on March 9. The entire com
munity is invited to attend.
Strictly on the spur of the mo
ment twenty friends decided to
have a surprise party for Jim tery.
Smith last Sunday. Gag pres
ents were in order and a num
ber of lasting gifts he received
were a patched inner tube, a 50
year old attic masterpiece of a
painting, a false moustache, a
(Continued on page ten)
i i
Plan to Reorganize
Brownie and Girl Scouts
There will be a meeting of
those interested in helping to re
organize the Brownie and Girl
Scout Troops in the Chardon Av
enue school cafeteria on Thurs
day evening, March 5, at 7:30
m. Mrs. Jean Latimer, a Lone
Troop Girl Scout Consultant,
will be in charge. The meeting
is open to the bublic.
Seek $10,000
for 4-H Barn
at Fair
4 II Building Representa
tives of townships in Geauga
County met at the Extension
Office in Burton on February
18. Each representative will ap
point others in their township
or community to assist in the
campaign to raise $10,000.
The representatives for com
munities are as follows:
Auburn, Mr. and Mrs. Ster
ling Timmons Bainbridge, Mr.
I and Mrs Howard Taylor Bur
ton, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Riley Burton Village, Mr. and
Mrs. Vern Foft Chardon, Mr.
and Mrs. Tom White Middle
field Village, Mr. and Mrs. John
Parker Montville, Mr. and
Mrs. Berton Beardsley Munson,
Mr. and Mrs H. Sanborn Park
man, Mr. and Mrs. James
Ferry Chardon Village, Mrs. E.
Burgess Chester. Mr. and Mrs.
D. W. Shallenb^rger Claridon,
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Starr
Huntsburg, Mr. and Mrs. Elwin
Adams Middlefield, Oscar
Weinstein Newbury, Mr. and
Mrs. Audre Blair Thompson,
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Wagner
Trov, Mr. and
Stanley Paryzak
Single Copies 10c Volume105 Number 10
Mrs. William
Livestock Barn
The Girls 4-H
Junior Fair
will be erected.
Building will be remodeled. A
concrete floor will be placed
in the open class Dairy Barn.
An attempt will be made to
purchase materials for building
and remodeling at *cost. Most
of the labor, except for skilled,
will be donated.
The 4-H Building committee
plahs to have all funds for the
project by May 1. This will
•Shortly after noon last Thurs
day Millie Graham of Bass Lake ..........
noticed smoke pouring from the a 1°^ time for the^ building to
windows of the recently pur- 1
chased home of Mr. and Mrs.
George Ralston. Ten minutes
after her call to Chardon the
fire department was at work
Unfortunately the damage
amounted to S8.000. but fortu
nately fire insurance was put in
effect just the night before the
fire. The hope is that the house
will be rebuilt in three months
and the Ralston family can com
plete their job of moving.
be* constructed and completed
by Fair time.
William Loomis
Rites Saturday
Private funeral services
William Loomis, 83. 113 Tilden
avenue, were held Saturday at
2:30 p.m. at the Burr Funeral
home here. The Rev. H.
Bowers, pastor of the Chardon
Burial was in
church officiating.
Maple Hill ceme-
Mr. Loomis was a carpenter dants in the case,
and retired in
Tuesday in a hospital. Surviving
are his wife, Alma, two sons.
Clarence A. and Herbert S. and
a daughter, Mrs. Mildred
1925. He died
To Plant
4,332 Trees
in Geauga
Johnnie Ray Wins
Four New Admirers
The Johnnie Rav Fan
met Feb. 26, 1953. We voted lo tne amount OI
for four new members. They
'X. KPe”„nySwaei: I
kins. The meeting was held at
Gail Reiter’s house.
Fire Damages Home
Fire starting at 9:30 a.m. Mon- ternoon
day caused $500 worth of dam- I
age to the residence of Harry
Stanton, 26 S- Hambden street.
The Chardon Fire Department
soon had the blaze, which start
ed close to the chimney, under
Band Boosters Club
to Serve Pancakes
Booster’s Club will serve break
fast of pancakes, sausage, maple
syrup and coffee to the public
Sunday mornings from 8 to 12
noon on March 8, 15 and 22 in
the Veteran’s Memorial Hall.
Proceeds will be used for the
purchase of new band uniforms
which they hope to get before
the close of the school year.
Wilma Kronk
Gives Talk to
School Students
Mrs. Wilma Kronk, Geauga
county auditor, spoke to the
Diversified Cooperative Train
ing class of Chardon high school
last week.
Mrs. Kronk explained many
of the tax problems that the
class has been studying, also
explained different tax rates
and how the appraised value of
real estate is arrived at.
Ralph W. Walton, Division
I Landscape Architect of State
Department of Highways, an
nounced last week that 1335
seedling trees have been re
quested from the State Office
for highway beautification in
Geauga county.
The proposed planting, will
be done on U. S. Route 422
in Geauga county. More infor
mation on this project will be
made available at a later date
when the trees are available.
Walter L. Ishee, of the State
Highway Department in Burton
represents the Burton Office on
the Geauga County Reforesta
I tion Committee. Mr. Ishee is a
member of the sub committee
on Public plantings and School
and Community Forests.
Five sub committees were
formed for Geauga county, and
six chairmen were appointed
by Leland Schuler, County
.! The committees and their
I chairmen follow:
Public Plantings and School
and Community Forests—Frank
i Schofield, Chairman Lawrence
i Smith, Art Carlson, Charles
Riiey. Don May, Walter L.
Ishee, Stanlae Merritt, Kenneth
Factory Site Beautification
and Industrial Reforestation
Carl Harms, Chairman
Ruh, Don Muchmore,
Shifler, Robert Eppley,
Home Ornamentals
Stressing, Chairman Mrs. W’hite,
Wendell Hansell, Margaret
Chipukaizer, Mrs. Ralph Ford.
Rural Reforestation __ B. J.’
Shanower, Chairman Raymond
Osborn, Tom White, James
Blair, Mrs. Worthington, Enos
Miller. Art Kimpton, Windsor
Planting Sources Material
L. W. Stressing, Chairman
Ture Johnson, Wilbur Shisler.
Sues County
for $35,000
for Accident
Geauga county today is being
sued for S35.000 as the result
of an automobile colliding with
for a road grader on Route 87 last
Milton G. Pollock of Garretts
ville filed his suit in Common
Pleas Court against the county
and against the driver of the
road grader this week. The
county commissioners and Ever
ett H. McGurer will be defen-
In his suit Mr. Pollock says
that last June 5 on Route 87
about a mile west of Burton
he sounded his horn to pass a
county road grader. Both ve
hicles were traveling west. As
he w’as passing, he pharges, the
grader turned to the left caus
I ing the collision and causing
extensive physical damage to
himself and damage to his cer.
to the arriount of $889.96.
William Bartholomew
KltCS 061(1 mORday
NEWBURY William Harp
hen Bartholomew, 67, retired
farmer, died at his home, Route
44. South Newbury, Friday af-
Re was born in Bainbridge.
Rites were held at 1 m., Mon
day in Auburn Center church,
I the Refr. C. Ramsey Swain, pas
tor. officiating. Burial was in
North Bristolville cemetery.
Surviivng are his wife Leah,
nee Eggleston three sons. Stan
ley. Greene. O Dale of Burton,
Lyle of Middlefield six daugh
ters. Mrs- Dorothy Fontanelle,
Burton: Mrs. Christine Greena
way. Mrs. Thelma Marks, Mrs.
Helen Essenwine, Mrs. Jean Mc
Nish. all of Middlefield, and
Miss Shirley of Burton.
Newbury Man Wins
Trophy at Akron
“Hot Rod”,
of his
looks and construction.
McGrath, spotted a
on Sunday, with one
stock cars at
Sportsmen Show,
Tony Salomo helped design
the car and was also the driver.
Dick also entered his cars
at the Burton Stock Car Races
last year which won prizes.
He is co-owner of the Indus
trial Sand Blasting Co., Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. McGrath have
made their home on Pebble
Edge Rd. in Novelty, Ohio. They
have two girls, Patty and
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