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Noble County’s Oldest And
Greatest Home Newspaper
The Journal For The News
Volume 87 Established In 1859
Road And Bridge
Fund Total Set
At $61,500.00
The Noble County Commissioners
have completed their annual appro
priation resolution, ending Decem
ber 31, 1946 and affecting every de
partment in the county and court
Total appropriated from the Gen
eral Fund to operate the county
for the fiscal year amounted to $74,
749.94. Total county road and bridge
fund was $61,500.00 and Dog and
Kennel fund, $2,775.00. The latter
fund is used to pay off sheep claims,
due in February.
A recapitulation of the General
Fund is as follows: county commis
sioners, $5,300 general office ex
penses, $500 courthouse and jail,
5,007.55 county
charity, $7,813.71
$470 agriculture,
cellaneous county
making the total
commissioners, $32,356.96.
For the county auditor’s
5,050 was appropriated, in add.tion
to 600 for asessing personal prop
erty and $3,000 for appraising real
property. Total county auditor is
Other county offices were as fol
lows: board of elections, $6,513.20
treasurer, $4,055 recorder, $1,9 6
prosecuting attorney, $4,026.03
court of appeals, $150 common
ideas court, $2,266 Probate court,
3,465 total juvenile court, $3,742.
75 clerk of courts, $2,562.50 cor
oner’s court, $175 Sheriff, $3,021.
50 county engineer, $515.00 and sol
diers’ relief commission, $1,255.00.
Delinquent Taxes
In order that the delinquent prop
erty in this county might be sold
immediately, the commissioners ap
propriated $600 as compensation for
an employee, Miss Donna Wells se
lected for this capacity. For station
ery and supplies in this department,
they set aside $100 and for adver
tising delinquent tax sales, the ap
propriation was $600.
Salaries for the commissioners
totaled $3,600, other expenses were
listed at $150 and equipment, $2)0,
making the total county commission
ers read $5,300.
General Office Expense
This appropriation was as follows:
telephone, $-00 repairs and insur
ance on courthouse, $417.55 engi
neers, janitors and other employees,
2 340- supplies for engineers, jani
tors and other employes, $2’0 fuel
and light, $1,350 miscellaneous ex
penses, $ 0 new equipment, $»□«,
■ew construction and permanent im
provements, $100. This makes a
grand total of $5,037.55 for court
huose and jail expenses.
County Home
Salary of the superintendent,
was listed at $560 and the mat™as
at 460 salary of physician, $30
salary of employes, $00 fuel and
tight, 550 maintenance supplies,
1400 farm supplies, $500 repairs
and insurance, $300 other expenses,
lu0. This makes a total for the
-county home of $4,4 50.
Outdoor relief and other expenses,
including medical and burial, lo0
relief of indigent blind, $1,113.0,
pulmonary tuberculosis, care and
treatment, $6,500 other miscella
neoua charity, pertaining to crippled
chidren, $50. Grand total for this de
partment 7,813.71.
$74,749.94 Appropriated
By Commissioners For
Operating County In 1946
home, $4,450:
soldiers’ burial,
board of
had. a
is nec-
Noble county has never
tuberculosis hospital and it
essary that all patients be cared for
in other counties, where such hos
pitals do exist. This accounts for the
anusual amount needed in the care
and treatment of our patients.
Soldiers’ Burial
Markers for graves, $80 Memorial
Day expenses, $20 and burials, $150.
Agricultural societies and farm
ers’ institutes, $2,003 insurance on
all buildings owned by agricultural
societies, $1,727.80 for state exten
sion fund, $2,200. Grand total of $4,
Miscellaneous Expenses
Local Registrars of Vital Statis
tics, compensation, $100 clothing
and incidentals for inmates of state
institutions, $25 unclaimed costs
and moneys, $200 hydrophobia
treatment, $100 workmen’s compen
sation (county employees), $1,700
steam boiler inspection fees, $18.00
examiners county offices, $1,000
county officials bond and insurance,
630 and expenses of the county
board of visitors, P. E. R. S., $700.
Grand total of $4,443.00.
Road Purposes
County road construction (all new
road improvements), compensation
and damages, $1,000 labor and ma
terials-contract work, $2,000 labor
employed direct by order of com
missioners, $1,000 materials, $1,030
other expenses, $500. Total county
road cnostruction, $5,500.
Maintenance and repair, compen
sation and damages, $500 labor and
materials-contract work, $20,000
labor employed direct by order of
commissioners, $5,000 materials,
10,000 other expenses, $5,000. To
tal maintenance and repair, $40,500.
Bridge And Culvert Purposes
New bridges and culverts, compen
zation and damages, 500 labor and
materials-contract work, $500 labor
employed direct by order of commis
sioners, $500 materials, $6,000. To
tal new bridges and culverts, $7,5C0.
Maintenance and repair, labor and
materials-contract work, $1,000 la
bo- employed direct by order
commissioners, $1,500 materials,
$4,000 and engineer’s emergency ac
counts, $1,500. Total maintenance
and repair, $8,000.
Grand total county road
bridge fund was $61,500.
Prosecutor Paid
During the absence of Prosecutor
Leo Carter, who served in the Navy
during the War, the commissioners
allowed him a salary of $1,697.03.
T. Dye Barnhouse
Lands State Job
T. Dye Barnhouse, 36, Fifth street,
Marietta, formerly of Caldwell and
Belle Valley, has been appointed to
serve as administrative engineering
assistant in the state highway de
partment, it was announced today by
Director Perry T. Ford. Barnhouse
replaces G. M. Gerhart who re
signed from the position on Jan. 15.
A native of Belle Valley, the
young man is a son of Mr. and Mrs.
Wil'iam Barnhouse. He is now on
terminal leave, which expires Feb.
11. Barnhouse, who served as a cap
tain with the famous 37th division,
received has majority or major
leaves last week. He will receive a
base salary of $4,200 a year. Before
entering the service five years ago,
he was with Division No. 10 of
highway department in Caldwell
Major and Mrs. Barnhouse
daughter, Kay, spent the weekend in
Caldwell with relatives, including his
family, and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar
King, near Caldwell. Mrs. Barn
house is the former Florence King.
Mrs. Barnhouse will continue to
live in Marietta where they
chased a home.
Rev. Virgil Jump
In Farewell Sermon
Rev. Virgil C. Jump, popular
tor of the First Methodist
here, who leaves February 3 to as
sume his new duties in the Barnes
ville pastorate, will deliver his fare
well sermon, Sunday evening, Jan
uary 27, at 7 o’clock.
Pastor of the church for the past
five years, Rev. Jump goes to a big
ger and better field with the best
wishes of his congregation and the
people of Caldwell and Noble Coun
Sunday morning, January 27, Dr.
J. JL McCreight, professor of Bible
at MuskinguTn College, New Con
cord, will fill the pulpit at the local
It is expected that Rev. Glenn
Warren, the new minister who comes
here from Delaware, will deliver his
opening sermon on Sunday morning,
February 3.
County Board Of
Education Organizes
The Noble county board of educa
tion met Saturday forenoon and or
ganized for the ye^j. The oath of
office was administered to Frank
Burlingame, Virgil Law and William
B. Schott by County Superintendent
H. C. Secrest, clerk of the board.
E. 0. Bond was then elected presi
dent and Virgil Law was elected
vico president.
The time of meeting was set for
the first Friday of the month at
1:00 o’clock.
The members of the board are: E.
O. Bond, Virgil Law, Frank Burlin
game, J. O. Gibson, and William B.
The American Legion is sponsor
ing a dance, round and square, on
Saturday evening, Jan. 26, in the
American Legion hall, from 8:00 un
til 12:00. Burns orchestra from Sen
ecaville will furnish the music.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Smith of Fair
ground street attended a directors
and stockholders meeting at Stone
creek Brick Co. recently. Then vis
ited with Mrs. Katthryn Marsh of
New Philadelphia, Mrs. Smith’s
Guy Brown, local well known con
tractor, purchased the vacant lot ad
jacent to the Florence McCauley
property on East street, and not the
property as previously stated. Mrs.
McAuley retained ownership of her
Auditor Ray McVay has complet
ed the mailing of checks to the re
cipients of aid for dependent children
and blind pensions. Aid to Depend
ent children fund totaled $402
the blind pensions, $128 for
month of January.
RECEIVE $42,825
More Stress Will
Be Placed On
Better Pastures
warning and
The State has extended the
for payment of Real Estate Tax
January 20, 1946, until March 15,
IRA PRYOR, Treasurer.
Noble county farmers will
more leeway under the 1946 agricul
tural conservation program in choos
ing the practices they want to carry
out on their farms, W. H. Archer,
chairman of the AAA county com
mittee, said today.
This year, program funds will be
allocated to counties as well as to
states, and it will be up to farmers
and local AAA committeemen to get
all the conservation they can for the
money they have available.
Mr. Archer said that $42,825.00
has been allocated to assist Noble
county farmers to carry out prac
tices under the 1946 AGP program.
About $33,000.00 will be exnended
to assist county farmers under the
1945 program.
Mr. Archer pointed out that sev
eral important changes have been
made in the 1946 program. One
change is that no farm allowances
will he established this year. An
other one is that, to earn payments,
practices to be completed under the
program must have the prior ap
proval of the county committee.
As in other years, AAA commit
may choose those practices which his
farm needs. In approving plans,
county committees will give consid
’atinn to the needs of all farms in
the county, in line with the amount
of conservation money allocated to
the countv.
will sit down and heln each
plan the program for his
From a list of practices ap
for Noble county, the farmer
In Noble county there is urgent
need for better pastures. For th:s
reason, the 1946 AAA pwam will
emphasize using lime and fertilizer.
Otto Crooks Gets
Workhouse Term
Judge L. B. Frazier sentenced
Otto Crooks, Caldwell, to 90 davs in
the workhouse at Dayton, Tuesday
morning, when the latter appeared
in court for v:olat:on of his proba
tion. He was removed to that in
stiution by Sheriff Clayton McKee.
Two weeks ago the grand iury in
dicted Crooks on a charge of point
ing firearms,
the indictment
probation by
three years.
He pleaded guilty to
and was placed on
Judge Frazier for
Jud"e Fraz:er point-
At the me,
ed out that any slight violation of
this probation
would go hard on
to heed the court’s
is now serving
He failed
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bates
three children moved last week
the Lehman property, Quaker
to Canton, where the former is
ployed. Mr. Bates is a recent
charged navy veteran.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ball have
ceived word from their son, Major
O. D. TlaH, M. C., stating that he
arrived in the states and would be
separated from the service at Camp
Atterbury, Ind. Major Ba’l
served in the r« dical corps for
past three and a half years, the
nine months in Okinawa with
69th eld hospital as the command
ing officer.
Following a short visit with
parents, Major Ball will reopen
office in New Lexington.
It was a birthday party, for she
was 90 last Friday, having been
born on Little Creek January 18,
1856. Her family lived on Low Gap
during part of her girlhood, but she
lived most of her life south of Mid
dleburg. She is spending the win
ter with her daughter, Mrs. Albert
Addis, South Olive.
Mrs. Hayes was the granddaugh
ter of Christian Huffman, one of the
first settlers on Little Creek. She
was Maria, third among John Huff
man’s eight children. Just before
her 20th birthday, she married Isaac
Hayes, prominent Middleburg farm
er until his death 12 years ago.
12 children were Columbus
Albert, Wayne, Blanche,
William, Harvey, John, Inez, Ellis,
George, Dewey, and Bessie. Colum
bus, until his death, was a farmer
and teamster at Middleburg. Wayne
was the late Prof. W. B. Hayes, well
known public speaker and superin-
CaldwelL Ohio. Thursday, January 24, 1946
Mayor Asks Support
In ‘March Of Dimes’
Proclamation Today
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Betts and
children of Batesville have lately
moved from Batesville to the resi
dential property adjoining Johnson’s
barber shop on Fair street, Quaker
City. Mr. Bates, just recently dis
charged from the service, is work
ing at Cumberland._______________
Maria Hayes, Middleburg Lady, Who Went
“Courting On Mule” Observes
Mrs. Isaac Hayes, 90, of Middle
burg, who has 90 living decendants,
was surprised Sunday when she
went to the home of her son, Al
bert Hayes, De xter City, “just for
a little visit”—but soon was sur
rounded by her 10 sons and daugh
ters and a house full of other rela
In support of the “March
Dimes” campaign which got under
way in Noble County last Monday
the following proclamation has been
issued by Mayor Sam Secrest to the
people of Caldwell.
WHEREAS the disease of in
fantile paralysis rages in many
cities of our nation every year,
leaving in its wake hundreds
even thousands of stricken men,
women and children, many of
them crippled for life, and
WHEREAS the National
Foundation for Infantile Paraly
sis, by assuring care and treat
ment for all victims of poliomye
litis and by carry ng on its great
program of research for the pre
vention and possible cure of this
virulent d’sease, has earned
overwhelming gratitude of
American people and
WHEREAS, the March
Dimes, conducted annua'ly bv
National Foundation is being
held January 14 to 31
THEREFORE be it resolved
that all citizens are urged to co
operate with the M-rch of Dimes
in Caldwell and community.
Mayor of Caldwell
Four Men Admit
Macksburg Robbery
The robbery and assault
James Ogle at his gasoline filling
station in Macksburg, Jan. 9, has
been cleared up with the arrest in
Cleveland of four men on charges
of armed robbery, according to word
received by Sheriff W. O. Linda
mood of Marietta.
Cleveland authorities informed the
Washington county sheriff the men
had confessed to robbing and beat
ing Ogle as -well as confessing to
holdups in Nelsonville and Steuben
Ogle was robbed of between $25
and $30 and a rifle after being hit
on the head with a piece of coal. The
four men were said to
have been
once again
Ogle has completely
from his injuries and is
doing business at his filling station
just over the Noble county line
U. S. route 21.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Berry
daughter, Helen, were called Satur
day to Canton, because of the criti
cal illness of Frank Hizer, former
Caldwell resident, who is a patient
in Mercy hospital, Canton. Mrs.
Berry is a sister of Mrs. Hizer.
Robert Frakes, son of Mr.
Mrs. M. W. Frakes, Olive, last week
was awarded a “Key” citation for
community achievement by the Co
lumbus Junior Chamber of Com
merce at the annual recognition din
Mr. Frakes is assistant office
manager at Moore & Ros3, processor
of dairy products. Mr. Frakes is
married and lives on the Hilltop in
Columbus. They have one daughter,
Sandra, who is one year old.
Mrs. Linda Kellar of Chandlers
ville, formerly of Noble county, is
spending the winter months in Cald
well at the home of Mrs. Fred
Dientsbach, West street. Mrs. Kellar
who is very active despite her age,
would appreciate all her former
Mrs. Kathryn Dutton Danford has
returned to her home in Caldwell,
after attending a hair dresser’s con
vention in Chicago. Mrs. Danford
owns and operates a beauty shop on
Cumberland street.
County Superintendent
crest and Delegate J. H.
resented Noble county at
O. E. A. meeting held in Columbus,
Friday and Saturday of last week.
tendent of Newcomerstown schools.
Mrs. Hayes has 42 grandchildren
and 38 great grandchildren. Twelve
of her grandsons joined the armed
forces, with four still in uniform:
Lt. Comdr. Woodrow Hayes, in the
Pacific and Cpl. Wayne Hayes,
Caldwell, Cpl. Richard Wemecke,
Canton, and Pfc. Dale Hayes, all in
The eight discharged are Dr.
Isaac Hayes, Cedar Falls, la. Ron
ald Hayes, Canton Richard Hayes,
Caldwell Charles Hayes, Canton
Raymond Addis, Superior, W. Va.
LeRoy Hayes, Zanesville Gerald
Hayes, Caldwell and Robert Wer
necke, Canton. The husbands of
three of her granddaughters also
were in the army.
Thirty-four relatives were at the
all-day party. Three tables and a
buffet were covered with tood.
Hayes made coffee in a lard
Harvey cut the huge birthday cake.
Two meals were eaten.
“Grandma” received many
gifts. All cautioned her to protect
her health.
“Pshaw, I’ll be all right,” she
said. “You just take care of your
self. I don’t want any of you to be
getting sick.”
AUG. 28-29-30
Business Men Are
Asked To Give More
And Better Cooperation
The ninety-fourth annual Noble
county fair will be held on Wednes
day, Thursday, and Friday, August
28, 29, and 30, according to an an
nouncement made today by members
of the fair board. Regular meeting
of the board was held Saturday, at
which time extensive plans were dis
cussed toway making this fair en
tirely different, bigger and better.
W. K. Conner, J. K. Walkenshaw,
N. H. Bigley, George McKee, D. A.
Caldwell, O. J. Lorenz, John Wal
ters, Ray Elswick, and G. B. Long
were all in Columbus last week at
tending the Ohio fair managers con
vention at the Deshler-Wallick hotel.
Dates for the Noble county fair
were determined at this meeting.
Members pointed out that the local
fair would be held the same week as
the Ohio State fair. There are only
two other county fairs in the entire
state on the above dates, which
means that many more concessions
will move to
since they do
H. C. Se
Colley rep
the annual
Her sons teased her about the
Caldwell that week,
not show at the state
mean a better racing
It will also
program for Noble county as many
of the trotters and pacers do not
enter state competition.
Different Fair
Members of the Noble County
Agricultural society are desirious of
making the ninety-f iurth fair in
Caldwell entirely different from
those held in the past.
To accomplish this, they are ask
ing and should receive more coopera
tion from the businessmen of Cald
Believing that the fair board is
right in their belief, The Journal
will start the ball rolling by spon
soring a loving cup to be given to
the driver who runs the fastest heat
in any one race on Thursday, Aug.
29. Final decision as to whether it
will be the fastest heat in one par
ticular race or for the afternoon will
rest w th the fair board.
It is hoped that some other busi
ness concern in Caldwell will follow
tthrough and award a loving cup for
the fastest heat on Friday’s pro
Stake Pace
The fair board would like to see
an open stake race sponsored by the
Caldwell merchants with a purse of
$300 to $500
would be an
Thursday or
thrown open
again as
for the winner. This
added attraction for
Friday. It could be
to pacers and trotters,
the fair board might de­
for the stake race purse
solicited from the business
all contributions would be
would be
men and
on a voluntary basis.
Any other suggestions
might result in making the fair an
outstanding community
will be
can be
any or
Noble county.
appreciated by the board and
brought to the attention of
all members.
start in now building for a
and better post war fair in
At the annual meeting of
stockholders of the Caldwell Build
ing and Loan Co., held Thursday,
the following directors were elected
Paul M. Clark, J. W. Drake, E. M.
Farley, Rile Groves, Jes S. Harris,
Charles Morris, and W. A. Okey.
The directors reorganized by elect
ing the following officers: Paul M.
Clark, president Rile Groves, vice
president Howard D. Gill, secre
tary Jes. S. Harris, chairman of the
board of directors Attorney W.
Vernon Archer, solicitor. Members
of the finance committee, E. M. Far
ley, Charles Morris and W. A. Okey.
Members of the appraisal commit
tee Rile Groves, J. W. Drake and
Paul M. Clark.
90th Birthday
mule she used to ride to church and
dances during her courtin ar davs.
“Grandma” declared she still could
ride a mule.
The gathered clan included
Columbus H9yes, Middleburg
W. B. Hayes, Newcomerstiwn
and Mrs. (Blanche) Garfield Prvor,
Chandlersville Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Hayes, Caldwell John Hayes,
Caldwell Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Hayes,
Middleburg Mr. and Mrs. Harvey
Hayes, Dexter City.
Mr. and Mrs. (Inez) Albert Ad
dis, South Olive, and children,
vin and Norma Jean Mr. and
George Hayes, Zanesville, and
dren, LeRoy and Ruby Jean
and Mrs. Dewey Hayer, New
cord, and children, Marylois, Roger,
Dean, Ellouise and Nancy Mrs.
Ralph (Bessie) Wemecke, Canton,
and daughter, Mae Louise and Mr.
and Mrs. Albert Hayes and children,
Almeta (of Marietta), Bernard (of
Columhus) and Mrs. Virgil Archer
and son, Jon.
Friends of the family who came
during the afternoon were Mr. and
Mrs. Grant Tarleton, Caldwell, and
son, Farl, of Marysville: and Mrs.
Martha Morris of Dexter City.
George and Al Hayes made plans
for a family reunion next August 11
at the Caldwell fairgrounds.
Three Divorce Actions
Filed In County Court
Three divorce actions have been
filed in the Noble county common
pleas court, all three charging gross
neglect of duty. In two of the three
cases, the plaintiffs are the wives.
One is a veteran.
a di
Mary E. Somers is seeking
vorce from Charles E. Somers,
were married Nov. 21, 1932, at
merfield. The plaintiff charges
neglect of duty.
James R. Stevens, through his at
torney, W. Vernon Archer, is seek
ing a divorce from Olive Steven*, 24
Park Place, Bedford, Ohio. They
were married
well. Stevens
ceived h's discharge Dec.
He charges
gross neglect of duty.
July 8, 1941, at Cald
is a veteran and re
26, 1945.
extreme cruelty and
Hilda J. Earles is asking a divorce
from Charles B. Earles. U. H. Buc
key is attorney for the plaintiff.
They were married Nov. 13, 1934, at
St. Marys, W. Va. She charges
gross neglect of duty.
Caldwell Firm
Buys At Chesterhill
B. G. and Ross Hoon, McConnels
ville doing business as Hoon Broth
ers, have sold their lumber yard and
allied interests at Ch°sterhill to R.
C. Moore, Caldwell lumber and build
ing material dealer. The transaction
includes the planing mill, lumber
sheds and hardware business of the
Hoons, but excludes the sawmill,
which they expect to use to complete
some sawing already started before
The business was estabFshed 22
years ago by the Hoons and is one
of the most extensive building ma
terial establishments in this section.
The new owners are making a num
ber of changes, expect to increase
the stock and continue to serve the
wide field already established.
Robert Sebring a nephew of Mr.
Moore, and a recently discharged
veteran, will manage the business.
B. G. Hoon expects to devote more
of his time to farming, while
brother will engage in plastering
Township Officials
At State Convention
A large number of township
ficials from Noble county are plan
ning on attending the lQth annual
ciat’on of
Clerks to
ports H. E. Sullivan,
the local organization.
of the Ohio State Asso
Townshin Trustees and
be held in
Friday and
Secretary C.
According to Sfate
P. Baker, jr., of Painesville, the as
sociation has arranged the finest
program it has ever had. Since this
is the r*t post-war meeting of the
state group, a record crowd of near
ly 2000 public officials is exoec+ed
to fill Memorial hall for the ses
The oldtimers will be entertained
hv Dusty Miller at a luncheon on
Thursday noon, while Judge Carl V.
Weygardt, chief ’U’tife of the
supreme court of Ohio, will address
the annual banquet that evening.
The Friday program is packed
with celebrities. Joseph W. Figh
ter, master of the Ohio State
grange, will onen the morning ses
sion. followed bv State Welfare Di
rector Frazier Reams,
eral Hugh S. Jenkins
Wilson, noted negro
Washine’ton, D. C.
Attorney Gen
and J. Finley
leader from
Dr. Howard L. Bevis, pres dent of
Ohio State university, will discuss
post-war education at the afternoon
meeting, and State Highway Direc
tor Perrv T. Ford will speak on
roads. Governor Frank J. Lau®che
will be the final sneaker Friday. The
convention will adjourn Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Quick, Main
street, left Sunday for a two weeks
sojourn in Florida. Thev w'll visit
with relatives at JacksonviUe. Fla.,
and enjoy other points of interest.
Special meeting of Noble lodge.
No. 459, F. & A. M., will be held
Mondav evening, Jan. 28. The Stan
dard Oil degree team from Zanes
ville will be present and confer the
master Mason degree, according to
Worshipal Master Vernon Archer.
Miss Elaine Thnrla has accepted
a position as office attendant for
Dr. N. S. Reed, Caldwell. Miss Thor
la is from Olive Green and a gradu
ate of the Forest Grove high school.
George Berry of
community suffered
valuable horse Bst
animal fell through
an abandoned coal bank. The horse
was valued at several hundred doll
the Whigville
the loss of a
week when the
the opening of
B. B. Wheeler, as administrator of
the estate of Mary E. Engle, de
ceased, is seeking judgment on a
cognovit note against Harry Lowe
and Madge Lowe. E. P. McGinnis
is attorney for the Plaintiff and the
civil action is on file in common
pleas court.
Cumberland, Jan. 23 Friends
here have learned of the recent mar
riage of Warner Peterson, son of a
former Cumberland minister, to
Italian royalty. He is overseas and
the princess, the Marchesina Fer
nanda DeLills, in Rome, Italy. They
will live in Ohio.
Largest Paid Circulation ever
Attained By Any Newspaper
Printed Within Noble Cmnfy
Number 28
Board of Revisions
Now Functioning
In Preparing Sale
According to information released
by County Auditor Ray McVay re
garding the publication of the land
land carried on the delinquent tax
list, it will be accomplished as soon
as official mandatory clearance is
completed. This comment followed
a meeting of the board of revisions,
which consist of the chairman of
the board of county comm ssioners,
Ray Shriver, Auditor McVay, Treas
urer Ira Pryor, County Prosecutor
Leo Carter, and hired clerk, Miss
Donna Wells.
Auditor McVay and his associates
face this work with the zeal of hon
est public servants. To arrange all
the delinquent land already pub
lished in its proper respective, is in
deed a most ted.ous task. To assure
correctness in every detail, Auditor
McVay has taken definite precau
tions and has double checked each
sal0 separately.
Disposition of the delinquent land
will be processed in two separate
classifications. They are, firstly, for
feiting the lands to the state, and
secondly, by an outright foreclosure
order /to the county prosecuting at
torney. According to Auditor
Vay, the first method is more
ceptable under local conditions,
consequently the majority of
list will be processed in this man
ner. Regardless of the placed clas
sification, local officials will be in
charge of the disposition.
The board is now working on the
delinquent list in Noble township.
Due to the mineral rights, abandon
ment of property, etc., it is believed
that this will be the biggest head
ache preparatory to selling the land.
When this township has been com
pleted, the board expects smoother
The board of revisions and Clerk
Wells is located in the office used
by the commissioners for their regu
lar meetings. As much as possible,
it is being maintained separately
from the routine work in the audi
tor’s office, wrich is being handled
by the two regular deputies.
Tax Payment Time
Extension Granted
Noble County Treasurer Ira Pryor
announced today that the time for
paying the real estate taxes in this
county had been extended to March
15. The dead’ine had previously
been January 20.
The extension was granted by the
real estate tax and amusement
board of tax appeals. Treasurer
Pryor had written asking for an ex
He pointed out that the payment
of taxes is especially heavy this
year and a greater percentage of de
linquent taxes is being paid.
Treasurer Pryor also stated that
the books would be closed immedi
ately after March 15 and a new list
prepared of the delinquent lands in
the county for publication and sale.
Clyde Harris Buys
Out Joseph Elias
Clyde Harris, associated with his
father, J. S. Harris, in the publica
tion of The Noble County Leader,
has purchased the Joseuh Elias
tavern in Belle Valley and posses
sion will be given this Thursday.
Mr. Harris does not plan an ac
tive management of his new busi
ness but has secured competent as
He recently returned from the
Pacific theater, where he served in
the Seabees.
Columbus, Jan. 23 Army offi
cers in Ohio, West Virginia, Ken
tucky, and Indiana making applica
tion for regular Army con.missions
will be processed at Fort Knox,
the Fifth Service
nounced here today.
Ind., was
Camp Atterbury,
viously named as a
ter, but the service command reveal
ed that it was decided to conduct all
processing at one installation.
All applications must be in Wash
ington by March 1.
The following prices were quoted
by the Caldw’ell Produce Company
effective Wednesday, January 23.
(These quotations are subject to
change without notice.)
Heavy springers, 3 ?hs. Jp
Heavy springers, 3 lbs. under
Heavy hens ............................
Light hens ............................
White ducks ........................
Colored ducks ......................
Geese ...................................
Old cocks ............................
Young tom turkeys .......... 1lb.
Young hen turkeys .............
Old tom turkeys.................
Old hen turkeys .................
Rabbits ............................... I!h.
Large grade A white eggs doz. 40c
I,or-e grade A brown eggs doz. 39c
Medium grade A white eggs doz. 34c
Medium grade A brown eggs doz
Large grade white egers doz.
Large grade brown eggs doz
Current receipt eggs .......... doz.
Pullet eggs .........................I doz.
lb. 28c
lb. 31c

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