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SAN DIEGO, Calif. Serv ing in the submarine USS Ham merhead is Lloyd E. Burnett, fireman, USN, son of Mrs. Nina E. Burnett of 461 North Hamb- den st., Chardon, Ohio. A unit of the U. S. Pacific Fleet, the Hammerhead is help ing to train the Navy’s anti submarine vessels to protect our shores against any possible fFenemy submarine attacks. The Hammerhead acts as a “tame” submarine and attempts to escape while destroyers and destroyer escorts search contact, and attack her, various types of exercise ^/submarine weapons. these The crew listens for attacks and evaluates them so that the surface ships may cor rect their slight deficiencies. On some occasions, the Hammer head becomes the attacker and ^firing exercise torpedoes, tempts to hit the surface craft. at- attacking Richard’s 15441087. Pvt. Harley John new address is A. Prov. Co.-303, A.P.O -613, c-o P. M., SanFrancisco, Calif. Jack Minman, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Miuman, having com pleted his service in the army, received his discharge last w’eek and is now a civilian. He spent several months in France Germany being with the force engineers. and air Let Contract for School at Newbury NEWBURY Mr. Uno Urpi, superintendent of Newbury schools, announces today the letting of $106,392 in contracts VBr the new school building. Construction for the new schol is scheduled to start im mediately and it is hoped that the building will be completed in time for the opening of school in the fall. A The plan includes six class ’rooms and alternate for office, library and a music room. Junior W. Everhard of Cleve land is the architect. The general contract which amounts to $83,600 has been given to the Hamann Construc tion Company of Cleveland. The Standard Electric Co., of Cleveland has received the elec trical contract for $5,130 and the contract for plumbing and heating amounting to $17,662 was awarded the Miller Plumb jig and Heating of Chagrin iRalls. Plan Party on Parents Anniversary The event will be at the Wil iams home in Aurora and will be at home to receive friends and relatives from 4 in the afternoon and 7 in the evening. Newbury Cellist Honored for Solo they their 2 to to NEWBURY Larry Carpen ter received the highest rating given for a cello solo at the Northeastern Ohio district five contest held at the Youngstown jffilege on Saturday, Mar. 7th. Larry plays cello in the New bury School Symphony Orches tra and also the Chagrin Valley Symphony Orchestra. 4. Plan Church Supper HAMBDEN The True Blue Class will serve supper at the Hambden Congregational church, Wednesday, Mar. from 5 o’clock on. ACCIDENTS “WES*?St.*rkr• Published weekly by Geauga Publiahera, Inc. Entered as Second Claw Matter at the Chardon Poatoffice. 45 Join Fire Dept, at Munson for, using anti- Auto Hits Bull on Route 322 9 un- Friday the 13th was an lucky day for Kenneth Spen cer, 31, of Kile Rd., Montville, and Emil Ratkovich of Cleve land. ^iheir cars collided in front of the Suchdale restaurant in Montville on Route 6. The sheriff’s office was called. They arrested Spencer for reckless driving and Ratkovich for not having a driver’s license. Jus tice Charles Hall fined Spen cer $100 and costs and Ra^ko vich paid a ten dollar fine. A car operated by Lynn M. Shotts, 20, of Chardon, was damaged when hit by an auto dpt didn’t stop at 7:10 p.m. Sunday on Route 6, two miles west of «Chardon, the sheriff’s department reported. of the auto M. Hender Rd., Chester. Entire left side driven by Homer son, 64, Mulberry smashed, and a fender and door of the car operated by Nick Stark, 49, D. 1, Char don, were damaged in a Collis ion on Route 322, west of Route 306, at 9:55.a.m. last Monday. operated by SUBSCRIBE AND SAVE first Last Monday night the formal meeting of the newly incorporated Volunteer Fire Department of Munson was held at Fowler’s Mills. Under the temporary chairmanship of Mr. Frank Cary, forty five men of Munson met to elect the following Trustees for the Department: William W. Matth ews, 1 year Jim Parks, 2 years J. H. R. Jenson, 3 years Art Dade, 4 years and Frank Carey, 5 years. Other questions as to the re sponsibilites and qualifications of active and associate mem bers, proposed meeting nights, training periods and public re lations were discussed in a “floor” discussion. The tempor ary limit of 35 active members was increased to 40 because of the large enrollment for active firemen however, all men of Munson were requested to ap ply for membership, active or associate, by contacting one of the above mentioned Trustees. It was also requested that any questions on the part of the residents of Munson regarding the future activities, the de mands of this Department, and its future plans and responsibil ities be referred to one or all of the Trustees for a prompt reply and clarification. Future meetings and inten tions of the Department will be announced through our local newspaper and by mail to its members. Darylene Denning Rites Friday AQUILLA Mrs. Darlyene G. Denning, 30, died after an illness last Friday at her home in Aquilla Village. She was born in Andover and had re sided here the last two years. She was a member of Char Pilgrim Christian church, the P. T. A. in Cleveland. was a don and She the Conneaut. former member of Lutheran church at Finnish are her husband, Surviving of of Mrs. Kenneth Williams Newbury and Harold Miller Ashtabula are honoring their parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Williams. March 29, which is their golden wedding anniver sary, with an open house. Vincent, two sons, Richard, 10, and Robert, 6, her mother, Mrs. A. F. Coles, of Cleveland, father, Mathew Naskali of Wil liamsfield, and a sister, Mrs. George Wagner of Cleveland. Rites were held at 2 p.in. Monday in the Burr Funeral Home, the Rev. Charles Strong, pastor of Pilgrim Christian church officiating. Burial in Chardon cemetery. MUNSON The auto driven by Frank J. Mlcoch, 28, R. D. 2, Chardon, hit a bull owned by Stanley Klatka on Route 322 a short distance .east of Fowler’s Mills at 7:15 p.m., Fri day, according to the sheriff’s department. officers that the was injured, was highway at the car swerved into Mlcoch told animal, which crossing the time. Mlcoch’s a newspaper box and was badly damaged. Five from Geauga Enter Service 25, young Five Geauga county men were inducted into mili tary service froiy the Geauga Selective Service Board in Selective Service Board Cleveland March 5. They are Robert Bishop May, Bainbridge Donald Charles Messer, Chesterland Joe A. Weaver, Claridon Ralph Ed ward Jicha, Newbury Fred erick Bruce Weikart. Newbury. Chardon Band to Play on Radio Program The Chardon high school band under the direction of Mr. Fred Austin, will be heard over radio station WICA, Ashtabula, at 2:05 on Sunday, March 22. The band* will play marches, overtures, and other selections. DRUNK DRIVER HELD John W. Murphy, 38, 117 Tilden avenue, Chardon, is in the county jail today on charges of being in physical control of an automobile while intoxicated. Have You Met? Mr .and Mrs. Lawrence Vollman who have recently moved to Chardon from Cleveland and are now living at 234 East King street? Mr. Vollman is a gage maker at Tapco’s Euclid plant in Euclid. They have three small children—a girl three years old a two year old boy—and a year-old baby girl. _____ Former Chardonites Injured in Accident services were held Mar. 12, in Shreve, Wade Alfcman, who in an automobile ac- Funeral Thursday, Ohio, for was killed cident. his wife, Betsy Ann, He and daughter of Mr .and Mrs. C. A. Basquin of Big Prairie, and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Basquin of Chardon, were struck by an oncoming car while on a vacation trip to Oklahoma. Mrs. Alleman was seirously in jered but is now able to be at her home with their three dren in Big Prairie. Hit Skip Kills Man on 422 chil- BAINBRIDGE Victim of a hit-skip automobile driver, ac cording to the sheriff’s depart ment, Andrew Zak, 68, was killed as he was walking on Route 422 about 300 feet of Route 306 day. from Store was west Fri- at 9:40 pm. man maintenance hospital, Chagrin Mr. Zak, a at Windsor Falls, was residing with his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Max Bolesa. The fatal ity occurred in front of his home in Bainbridge. The body was discovered just off the highway by James Stinchcomb of Burton, who was driving his car on the highway. Mr. Zak was dead on arrival at St. Luke’s hospital, Cleveland. The body was taken to the Dingman Funeral Home in Bur ton. Mr. Zak’s death brings to 10 the number of traffic fatalities in Geauga county since Jan. 1. Arrest Two for Thefts youths Two Painesville i charged with taking two jackets and other clothing from the Hummel Dry Goods Store have been placed on probation and a detention sentence suspended by juvenile court. Carl Hummell, store owner, who had been out of his place of business, on returning noticed the jackets missing and asked a clerk if they had been sold, She replied they had not but recalled that two youths had just left the store. Hummel saw the boys cross ing from the park to Main st. and ran out of the store after them. Chief of Police John Bohl and Sgt. Walter Bookman were close by on Main st. and, hailed by Mr. Hummell, the three took the youths into cus tody. Police said the missing goods were in their possession. Auto Hits Deer East of Chardon hit Norman Cook of Windsor a deer early Tuesdty morning on Route 6 about three miles east of Chardon. The front end of Cook’s auto mobile was badly damaged ac cording to the report from the sheriff’s office. South Hambden News by Mrs. H. S. Woodin Mr. and Mrs. Charles Siska and some other relatives spent Wednesday, March 11, with Mr. and Mrs. Joe Pokorny celebrat ing Tommy Pokorny’s first birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Ward McDon ald visited Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pokorny Sunday afternon. Mr. and Mrs. John Brindo and family visited, friends in Akron Sunday. Billy Woodin and Don Caruso went with some of their class mates and Mr. Rhodes to a hockey game in Cleveland, Sun day. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Boer winkle and Mrs. Jack Ver hunce and children were Sun day visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Don Hagen of Chagrin Falls. Mrs. Sarri, Mrs. Henry Boer winkle, Mrs. James Wingard and Don Bartlett canvassed for the Red Cross last week. Mr. and Mrs. James Wingard spent one day last week visit ing Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Frink and her sister. ?4ss Gertrude Lineinger in Madison. Friday afternoon Mrs. Will iam Landon of Hambden visited at Mrs. M. Woodin and Mrs. Rodney Roberts spent a few days with Mrs. Merritt Woodin the past week. Mrs. Merritt Woodin is feeling much better. Mrs. Jennie Woodin visited Mrs. Merritt Woodin and Gayle and Mrs. H. S. Woodin and Seymour, Monday. CHARDON, GEAUGA COUNTY, OHlot THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 1953 Top ranking student in the recent county-wide scholarship te^ts was Mer ton Beckwith of Munson, a senior in Chardon high school. Merton is president of the student body of Chardon high, honorable mention in all-star football team, man of the projection staff the first semester this year and had a major part in the senior play. Merton has been accepted at John Carroll Universi ty for entrance this fall. RONALD WALSH Second place among Chardon seniors and third in the county was won by Ronald E. Walsh. Ronald is captain of the football team and is all star western re serve guard. He is chief justice of the student court and last semester was president of the national honorary society. Ron ald had a leading part in the junior play last year and also the senior play this year, plus a major part in the operetta. He iis also vce president of the Hi Y and member of the Varsity club. Ronald placed first in the Geauga county government tests this year. Plan Old Timers Party for Geauga Maple Festival The Maple Festival Old Tim ers party of last year was so suc cessful that plans are in prepa ation for another such party to be held the first day of the festi val, Friday, April 10, 1953. A committee, headed by Mrs. A. B. Carlson, is arranging a program of various kinds of mu sic, interesting talks and the awarding of several prizes There will be a gift for each Old Timer. The party will again be held at the Chardon Methodist church and the ladies of the church will serve a dinner for the Old Tim ers at noon, price $1.50. Registration will be at 10 a.m., and any person of Northeastern Ohio who will be 65 years of age by April 10, 1953, is consid ered an Old Timer and eligible to attend. The only charge connected with the party will be the cost of the dinner ticket, as the gifts, prizes and other expenses will be paid for by the Geauga Rec- GEAUGA RECORDLIBRARYPUBLICCHARDON. I Chardon Students High in Scholarship Tests He rated an western reserve He was chair- MERTON BECKWITH a# 4 CAROL HOURIET TERRY PERKINS CLARISSE KRUM Third place among Chardon students was won by Carol Re nee Houriet of Chardon. Carol is vice president of the honor society and the Girls’ Athletic Association. She had a major part in the senior play. She is a member of the Y-Teens, is art editor of the year book and plans to enter Hiram college this fall. Terry Perkins, who placed fourth among Chardon students is treasurer of the student body, member of the Honor Society, the Dramatic club, editor of the is again sponsoring ord. which this event. a blank which may reserve dinner tick- Below is be used to ets. Send it to Old Timers Par ty Committee, Box 89, Chardon Ohio. Subscribe to the Geauga Record Please reserve Name Address OS year book, wa§ editor of the school paper his junior year. He appeared in both junior and sen ior class plays and operettas. He plans to enter Ohio University and major in journalism. Clarisse Lavonne Krum plac ed fifth in the Chardon group. She is president of the Y-Teens. a member of the honor society and the Girls’ Athletic Associa tion, the Dramatic club. She is president of the Future Teach ers group. Clarisse plans to en ter nurses ’training at St. Luke’s hospita lafter graduation. Dies Suddenly from Heart Attack Ralph MacDonald. 27, died suddenly last week from a heart attack vSi ile visiting a sister in Akron. He was the husband of the*former Phyllis Bosworth of Chardon. They were recently married in Char don. Mr. MacDonald wad the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Mac Donald of Akron. He was buried Thursday in Akron with a military service. Geauga County Maple Festival OLD TIMERS RESERVATION CARD dinner tickets for Vi’io AoT“deto °h‘° Single Copies 10c Volume 105 Number 12 County Nurses to Meet Thursday, March 26th The Geauga County Nurses Association will meet Thurs day Mar. 26, at 8 p.m. The new meeting place is the Geauga County Cancer Society rooms on Main st., in Chardon. The speaker will be Miss Nolan, supervisor in charge of school nursing in Cuyahoga county. Her topic will be “Technique and Management of Children in Schools.” Please contact your nurse friends and try attend. all to Firemen Plan Auction at Montville are MONTVILLE Plans rolling for the Second Annual Montville Firemen's Auction, which will be held at Montville schopl, Friday evening. April 17th. Montville firemen suggest, that with Spring houseclean ng time here, there will be many articles in attics, basements and barns, for which householders have no further use. These may be just the items others are looking for and need. So, it is requested that these articles, which you no longer need, be donated to the Montville Fire men’s Auction. Members of the fire dapartment will make a house-to-house campaign from April 11th through April 16th, to pick them up. Anything will be gladly received: used furni ture, garden needs, farm tools, appliances, etc. A phone call to Montville 3532 (Charles Legg ett, fire chief) or Montville 3484 (Lester Skinner), will bring a truck to your home to pick up your donations. The auction will, again this year, be called by Joseph Svec, whose fine work in this capa city at last year’s sale is still remembered by the hundreds who attended the 1952 auction. Members of the Advertising and Publicity committee met Tuesday at the Montville fire house, to organize plans for the auction. Attending were Albert Rabatin, Lester Skinner, Will iam Leslein, Charles Leggett, Robert Scheller and Pauline Haney. The Ladies Auxiliary will sell refreshments during the sale. Bullets Fired at Tavern Near Chardon Six bullets were fired from, a revolver early Sunday into the Chardon Springs restaurant Mrs. Nemec depredation on morning. She said one bullet fell on the window sill after going through the glass. The sheriff’s department investigating. Plan Examination for Huntsburg Man cn HUNTSBURG Charged two counts with assaulting Mary Dudas and aiming a firearm at her,, John Dudas of Hunts burg was brought into Common Pleas Court on an information filed by Prosecuting Attorney James Dinsmore. Dudas pleaded guilty before Common Pleas Judge Richmond, who stayed tion of sentence and Dudas to be examined Cleveland Psychiatric Clinic un der supervision of the county welfare department. Harold imposi ordered at the Have You Met? Mr. and Mrs. N. R. Fickus. who have recently moved from Cleveland to Fowler’s Mills? With their family of four, they have recently moved into the second house north of the mill. Mr. Fickus is employed at the Eaton Mfg. Co. in Cleveland. Their fam ily includes sons who are 22 and 15 and two girls who are 12 and 8 years old. Chardon School Budget Set at $309,330 Chardon Board of Education recently approved appropria tions totaling $309,330.71 for operation of Chardon Public schools during 1953. Appropria tions for last year were $262, 840.20. Administration salaries amount to $15,925 salaries for teachers are $179,325 co-ordin ate duties such as medical in spection and nurses, S948 aux iliary agencies salaries, em ployes for transportation of pupils, $5,600. Operation of school plant, $18,000 salaries for mainten ance, $2,000 special salaries, lectures, $200 supplies, $24,850. Materials for maintenance of buildings, grounds, $4,000 eq uipment and furniture, $1,000 motor vehicles for transporta tion of pupils, $2,000 driver training, $250 total $7,250. Equipment replacements, $4, 600 repairs to school buildings, $2,000 motor vehicles, $2,000 educational equipment, $600 water, $300 electricity, $5,000 telephone, $650 transportation, $7,000 tuition paid other dis tricts, $50 advertising, $75 hauling, $1,000 employes ex pense attending professional meetings, $500 contracts and open order services, $500. Fixed charges and contribu tions, $4,250 capital outlay, im provement of sites, $1,000 landscaping and playgrounds, $1,000 equipment new school buildings. $10,000 old buildings, $7,107.71 motor vehicles, $6, 500 emergencies, $1,100. PARKMAN News Briefs Mr. Wally Nelson was a weekend guest in the home of Rev. Philip Mayer. Those persons cf the Order of the Eastern Star planning to attend Grand Chapter this year should contact the Wor thy Matron at- once. Our sympathy is extended to Robert Hayes whose older brother passed away last Sat urday morning. Mrs. DonaldtBlair and daugh ter, Kathy, ‘were in Cleveland Saturday along with Mrs. Layne McCutchedn -and daughter, Donna of Middlefield. Holds Regular Meeting Members of Phoenix ter 329 O. E. S., held then I regular meeting Tuesday even ing, March 10th. Worthy Ma tron Cathryn Moore presided ir the East wjth Junior Komandt Cfiap- Assoc. Patron assisting. A mem ber of Edstis Chapter 19 Eustis, Florida, was welcomed I by the Worthy Matron. During the business meeting and ’tavern" building o'n'Voute kVOt^ t0 c0"tnl’utj TA 4A A 6, west of Chardon. Two windows were broken in the apartment, connected with the restaurant building, occu pied by the owners, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nemec. The other four bullets chipped the con crete wall of the building. The windows ewere room. $5.00 to the American Red Cross. A committee was ap? pointed to sort material in the preparation room belonging '6 the Chapter. This would hel$ the committee which is to seT cure cupboards for the roont Meeting closed in usual manner. in the living jThe "ex.1 .*« anl nounced to be obligation night discovered the and al1 are attend. arising Sunday Group offieer5 The Youth group for dfeventb and eighth grades held the el ection of officers at their last No one seems to have heard meeting, with this result: Presi de shots. Mrs. Nemec said this dent, Mary Reynolds vice. probably is accounted for by the president, June Dean secretary fact that the orchestra in the Lorene Pace and treasurer, San restaurant was playing at the dra Guthrie The group voted to pay 25 cents annual dues. time. The Nemecs can assign no The next meeting will be Fri reason for the shooting. They day evening, had retired at the time. —, --------.o, March 20th at 8:00 p.m., to be held at the ‘church. «,.y, is Has Guest Speaker Parkman Congregational Sun day school was privileged to have as guest speaker Mr. Wally Nelson, who is working with CORE (the Congress of Racial Equality). Mr Nelson spoke to the Sunday school on Brotherhood in language under stood by the children. Many good points were brought out in his talk about brotherhood. Jr. Girls Visit Cleveland The Junior Girls Class of the Congregational church plan to visit several churches and a synagogue in Cleveland. Addi tional transportation will be needed and anyone who can aid may do so by contacting the teacher. Mrs. Ann Ward. To Hold Annual Meeting The annual meeting of the Plymouth Rock Association will be held in our church on Sun day, April 19th. The theme of the session is to be the Church and Family Life. Please plan to attend. Choir Discontinues Practice Due to the lack of interest in the Senior choir it has been decided to discontinue practice on Wednesday evening for the present time.