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Volume 87 Established In 1859
Noble County Has
636 Men and Women
Seventh Member of
Fowler Family Takes
Richard F. Hanes, clerk of the
Noble county selective service board,
stated today that this county has
636 men and women still in the
services. For the month of January,
113 received their discharges or cer
tificates of separation.
A breakdown of the group still in
uniform reveals that 146 are non
registrants, indicating that they
were natives of this county but in
ducted by another board, 37 enlisted
in the service and 453 were in
Two pre-induction examinations
were given in January to 16 young
men eligible for the army. In Decem
ber, draftees were given a holiday,
necessitating two examinations the
Included in the group was Dale
Robert Fowler, seventh son of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Fowler, Spruce
street, who will see
of the armed forces,
his examination and
for induction. Five
brothers have been
the army. David Fowler is with the
occupation forces in Germany.
service in one
is now eligible
of the Fowler
Others who took their examina
tion on January
cliff, Ralph Leo
Gump, Warren Ellis
Leonard Burdette Robins.
30 were: Elmer
Rolen Rene Rad
Comprising the tfivnp on January
25 were: Harold Lee VanDyne, Earl
Joseph Crum, Dickie Woodrow Po
land, William Robert Carpenter,
James Radcliffe Rayner, Richard
Earl Ritterbeck, Harry Dwain An
derson, and Richard Albert Hupp.
Those who filed their discharge
papers with the local draft board
during January included: Vernon L.
Leasure, "William K. Bates, Don W.
Bowen, John W. Wargo, George R.
Beattey, John L. Murphy, Bernard
C. Roehrig, John E. Bonar, William
H. Sidel, Charles H. Feldner, Warren
W. McCauley, William C. Deal, John
M. Matheny, Paul L. Poulton, Paul
M. Baker, Charles A. Doan, Thur
man J. Smith, Anthony M. Mesar
chik, James M. Johnson, Reed
Manford M. Young, Richard
Hill, James R. Whealdon, William
Cline, Emerson L. Pitt, James
Stevens, William S. Gordon, George
K. Stoffel, Russell W. Brugger, Carl
Snider, Clarence G. Ritterbeck, No
lan W. Marquis, Galen E. Ellison,
William H. Leonard, Dale M. Morri
son, Pete Bozigar, Roy A. Becker,
Donald H. Webster, Harold F. Trip
lett, Eldon A. Love.
John H. Christopher, Ernest F.
Noll, Forest K. Leach, Robert E.
Carpenter, Kenneth P. Harper, Ern
est O. Shackle, Willard O. Starr,
Harold R. Flood, Stanley E. Nichols,
Boyd H. Vance, James A. Shaw,
Harley Teters, jr., Charles H. Willis,
Joseph Yakupcak, jr., Earl N. Smith,
Millard C. Mincks, Harry E. Mallett,
Kenneth W. Timmons, William C.
Bonar, Ira H. Fowler.
John S. Tucker, Charles E. Wes
ton, Bruce L. Washington, Ralph W.
Murrey, Raymond G. Kress, Frank
J. Kochalko, Earl E. Mallett, Ora R.
Thomas, William M. Johnston, Ger
ald E. Carrel, Michael J. Malissa,
James Moore, Harry C. Blake, Paul
E. Crum, Roy H. Mason, John D.
Wheeler, James A. Lallathin, John
R. McWilliams, Harry Simon, Gil
man W. Bates, Harley C. Archer.
Edwin A. Koons, Willard V. Gor
don, Lawrence G. Miller Carroll C.
Craig, Earl W. Wehr, Andy A. Mis
lan, John R. Vorhies, Clemence J.
Saling, Herman J. Hohman, Clement
Davis, Clyde E. Willey, Leland P.
Deal, John K. Brill, Edgel D. Brown,
George B. Walkenshaw, George L.
Kappel, Wesley E. Carpenter, Wal
ter A. Baker, Ronald Cochran.
Wednesday, Feb. 6, was the dead
line for filing of petitions by candi
dates who are seeking an elective of
fice in the May 7 primary.
With the possible exception of
central committeemen, the slate will
be a full one for both parties.
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George Estadt Takes
Over Oliver Agency
The firm of George Estadt & Sons
has taken over the Oliver agency for
tractors, machinery and repairs,
which will be located in the room
occupied by Renner’s meat
Cumberland street. It is
to the Estadt Cream sta-
Mr. Estadt stated that they have
some implements in stock and in the
near future a complete line will be
carried when it is
During the past
agency room has been remodeled
Rev. Glenn Warner
Donald E. McElfresh, Paul
Arche^ Walton C. Starr, Robert
Paxton, Nick Duffalo, William
Clark, Joe S. Malenda, Denver
Moore, Paul G. Warner, Andrew
Shafer, Robert M. Young, Joseph
Tomascik, and Joe T. Ullman.
Visits In Caldwell
The Most Rev. John King Mussio,
D. D., bishop of the newly organized
Steubenville diocese, enjoyed a busi
ness trip to Caldwell, Tuesday, for
his first visit to St. Philomena’s
parish since the installation of Rev.
Fr. Stephen J. Pekella as pastor, in
Bishop Mussio visited St. Ursula’s
school and expressed a voice of sat
isfaction with the work accomplished
in Caldwell. He was accompanied by
Rev. Fr. Henry Grigsby, diocesan
superintendent of schools, and pastor
of St. Peter’s church, Steubenville.
Frank Estadt and Norbert Smith
of the Caldwell Implement & Supply
Co., attended the district meeting of
John Deere dealers, Tuesday evening
at Zanesville. The meeting was
at the Zane hotel.
NOTICE TO DOG OWNERS
There are several dogs that
not tagged and you had better
them or I will get you sooner
later. Put the tag on the collar
keep tke collar on the dog.
C. D. REED,
County Dog Warden.
w*ll ifront and there is a possibility they
DBrlVCr Will (will lengthen their business room.
Run For Assembly
Ray Shriver, Democrat, who is (brick and tile building in their pres
completing his second full term as |ent location. Construction of the
a Noble county commissioner, an- (newspaper plant will be delayed un
nounced today that he would seek (til late summer.
the nomination as representative to The Worl W. Thompson garage on
the state assembly from this county (Cumberland street has been re
in the May 7 primary. (decorated, particularly the display
His announcement makes him the (room, in anticipation of early de
third candidate on the Democrat (liveries of new Dodge and Plymouth
ticket. Dr. H. B. Hune and Philan- (cars. Thompson attended a meeting
der P. Milligan are the other two |of Dodge dealers at Pittsburgh, Pa.,
candidates. (recently, as well as at Charleston,
Shriver has taught school, served |W. Va., for Plymouth dealers,
as township trustee, member of the The Stellfox Cut Rate Drup store
school board and member of the |and Gillespie’s Drug store have com
board of commissioners. |pleted their remodeling and redec-
His petition was filed Wednesday (oration.
with the election board. The former Gaither shop on West
(street is being occupied by the new
Business Men Plan
To Make Extensive
Curtailed by the war and lack
The Noble county election board
will now go ahead and in the near
future let the contract for printing
the ballots, in addition to their other
preliminary work, incident to an
election in this or any other county, (material, the oft delayed building
(boom in Caldwell and community is
Comes To Caldwell he wi“ bc s00n
Rev. Glenn Warner, the new pas- josepb Elias is
tor of the First Methodist church, (business place on North street and
delivered his first sermon here Sun- |it is to occupied by Madge’s Spe
day morning and was well received. (cja].y Shop, owned and operated by
Rev. Warner comes from Delaware |Mrs Madge Ferguson and Ray Croy,
to Caldwell, highly recommended, to I This includes only the building
the vacancy caused by the appoint- (acfivtty around the public square but
ment of Rev. Virgil C. Jump to the Lbere are a numbex’ who contemplate
First Methodist church, Barnesville, (building new homes or repairing
Rev. Warner served as chaplain |their old dweHings
overseas during World War II and I ______________
has been serving as pastor in Dela-1
ware since his return. He is mar-
ried and has two children, Bobbiedjniportant
four and Shirley, two. Rev. and Veterans of Foreiirn
Mrs. Warner will move into the par
sonage on Fairground street, Thurs
day of this week.
BUCK COLLART TO
RE-OPEN SHOE STORE
Buck Collart of Byesville is pre
paring to re-open the Collart Shoe
store in Caldwell. He will occupy
the building owned by Walter Quick,
formerly housing the Glover & Wiley
Red & White store.
Collart is preparing the building
for immediate occupancy. He was
formerly located in Caldwell in the
building where the Clark & Barnett
Electrical Appliance Shop is now.
He has not yet announced an open
FIVE WIIIS FILED ipensions totaled $128.00 and seven
Five wills or last testaments were h™ receiving benefits.
filed in probate court for the month
of January, according to tne records
on file in the office of Probate Judge
Otto Poling. They included: A. C.
Barnhouse, Jesse B. Hutcheson, Ro
bert P. Guiler, Elizabeth Crum, and
L. S. McKee. All were admitted to
probate and record.
MORTGAGES CANCELLED Imerce, held Tuesday evening in the
Twenty-one mortgages were can-1 Methodist church, John D. Wheeler,
celled in Noble county during Jar i-|was elected president for the ensuing
ary, according to the records of Re-1 year, succeeding Worl W. Thompson,
corder Clyde Wharton. Only 14 were Ln this capacity,
filed for the same period last year.
Fifty-five real estate transfers
listed. The largest mortgage
was in the amount of $3,325.50.
Eighty-six automobile titles
filed by Clerk of Courts George L. (attended the meeting, which opened
Thompson for the month of January, (with a course dinner in the basement
Total amount taken in by the^ office |of the church, followed by the busi
for the month was
amount, $98.05 was __ ______
the general fund of the county. Bu-(jn.g the year with over $300 in the
ureau of motor vehicles received a (treasury, having spent anproximate
check in the amount of $27.25. |jy $noo during 1945. The greater
(percent of this was used in bringing
HELPING VETERANS------------------|two small industries to Noble county
l?ow com,ng int0 its own and several
men have announced their
(intentions to either rebuild or re-
The Noble county commissioners (model.
have signed an agreement with the In many instances, the building
city of Dayton, whereby prisioners (plans are only materializing and it
from this county might be sent to (will actually be several months be
the workhouse there to serve out (fore construction gets under way and
violations of the law. (in several cases not for another year.
The agreement states that prison- Perhaps the biggest contemplated
ers guilty of violating state statutes (change around the public square will
in common pleas court, municipal |be the razing of the Knights of
court, probate court or justice of the (Phythias building, now owned by
peace, may be sent there to serve out (Kegerreis of Woodsfield. Mr. Keger
their sentence. Ireis owns and operates the 5 and
110 cent store in Caldwell.
It is said that Mr. Kegerreis plans
to tear down this building as well
as the present location of his store
and construct a modern place of
business, very similar to that which
he owns and operates in Woodsfield.
The entire front, from the Quick
building to the alley, will be glass.
The K. of P. building is now oc
cupied by Dr. W. C. Harper and
Attorney U. H. Buckey.
William C. Wehr, owner of
clothing store for men, plans an en-
available at the ltire neW front on his Store* New
avaiiame ai me |sheIves win be constructed, the busi-
tho iww |ness room shortened and rearranged
Jand a larger stock room installed.
Guay’s store on Main street have
completed plans for a new business
The Journal will construct a new
open to the pub-
VFW Will Hold
I Veterans of Foreign Wars,
county post No. 1721, will hold an
important meeting Friday evening.
Feb. 8, and all members are urged
to attend by Commander Leo E. Car
It will be the first meeting in the
post’s new home on West street.
Plans for repairs, furnishing and
operation will be discussed and voted
Each old member is urged to
tend and bring a new member
Checks are being mailed this week
by Auditor Ray McVay for aid to
dependent children and blind pen
sioners. ’Thirty-one children will re
ceive a total amount of $405. Blind
At the organization meeting of
the Noble county chamber of Com-
Bolon Barnhouse, is the new vice
were (president and Arthur W. Beyer,
filed (secretary-treasurer. They succeed
(Frank Reed, retiring vice president
and Judge Otto Poling, secretary
were Approximately eighty members
$203.88. Of this Iness session.
turned over to I The cjvic organization is beginn-
Clint Tankersley, reprentative |—the Caldwell Canvas Products
of the Veterans administration, (company and the Cozier Wood Pack
Zanesville, stated today that he is |age Company.
receiving more requests from veter-1 Robert McConnell of the Canvas
ans in this county for aid in filing (Products Co., exhibited several can
their claims. Tankersley is located |vas articles which the plant is mak
each Wednesday in the patriotic (ing and will continue to manufac
rooms of the courthouse. (ture in the reconversion process.
(Under a full peacetime schedule, em-
Just arrived complete line of Al- (ployment will be available to 2 men
falfa, Clover and other Field Seeds. |and women. The payroll for 1945
Caldwell Implement & Supply Co. (amounted to $50,000. The plant has
30 3tc proven a decided asset to this com-
COVERS NOBLE COUNTY LIKE THE SUNSHINE
Caldwell. Ohio. Thursday, February 7, 1946
Noble County Man
Files For Post
Eugene B. Ward of Quaker City
R. D. 3, filed his petition Monday,
Feb. 4, with the Muskingum county
election board as a candidate for
Democratic state committeeman from
the 15th Ohio district. He is op
posed at present by Lonnie Hines of
Woodsfield, now state committee
Ward is vice chairman of the
Noble county Democratic executive
committee and while long interested
in the affairs of his party, has
never sought an elective district of
fice. He is 38 years of age, is mar
ried and with his wife and six chil
dren resides in Noble county where
he is engaged in farming and oil and
He is a member of several Masonic
groups, the Barnesville Eagles,
Noble county farm bureau and
seventh degree grange.
Miles In Noble
To comply with provisions of the
Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1944,
Director Ford contacted county road
officials in each of the 88 counties
and discussed their secondary pro
grams with them. Through their fine
co-operation, the system was drawn
up and submitted to the Federal
agency in near-record time, Mr.
Distribution of mileage between
local and state highway systems was
left by the Highway Act to the dis
cretion of the state highway direc
tous of highways. Director Ford said
he decided that since about equal
traffic exists on Ohio’s state and
local secondary routes, he thought it
only fair to develop the program
approximately 50-50. No formula was
used, he said. Rather, traffic service
and the ability of local authorities to
participate in construction of
jects on the selected routes
taken into consideration
Noble County Chamber of Commerce
To Have Active Civic Program For Year
munity and it is necessary that we
continue to give it our good will.
Cozier Wood Package
The Cozier Wood Package company
has been idle since hostilities ceased
but this summer they hope to re
sume production ba'is. They were
manufacturing wooden gun cases
and it is necessary to dispose of this
lumber on the surplus market before
a new product will be in the making.
Richard Clark Speaks
Richard Clark, owner of the Clark
Ait Studio in Caldwell, gave an int
eresting description of the project
which he now has under way. Re
cently released from the army, where
he attained the rank of Master Ser
geant, Clark is now preparing an
Odyssey of the 95th. Division.
Depicting through ait, a complete
background and history of the Div
ision, Clark hrs contacted every
member of the unit and to date it
will be forwarded to 2200 former GI’s
Committee reports were given by
John James, Roe Jacobs, Walter
Quick and Chester Huprich.
The business organization voted to
continue placing the names of draf
tees on the service board in Caldwell
until the draft itself has ceased.
They also favored leaving the
Christmas treat fund for the kiddies
in a separate account with ter
Huprich as chairman.
Cracks Down On
COLUMBUS Feb. 6—Approval
the Publics Roads Administrat.on
Ohio’s plan for an 11,750-mile Fed
eral-aid seconary road system has
been granted State Highway Perry
T. Ford announced today.
This approved system is the one
on which the state may spend
$27,946,008 on its three-year, post
war secondary road improvement
Actual work on the first projects
will be underway
by late spring, the
(county and tor/n
were included in
State and local
Ohio’s initial secondary
submitted to PRA. All but 475 miles,
or less than three percent, of the
initial mileage submitted was ap
Improvements may be made under
this three-year, post-war program on
996 secondary route
counties. Of the
4,952.9 miles are
terns and 6,796.8
And Other Infractions
Will Be Checked
gp rr u
Mayor S. M. Secrest had a busy |two cases $42*
Sabbath and indicated that he would |one case, $35.00.
cooperate in everv way with the 1
state highway patrolmen.
The Cambridge headquarters told (tration and office
local officials that complaints
this county were alarming and
were going to crack
lo Hold Dinner
Under tho 1941 Highway
counties can select projects only for
construction or reconstruction. This
eliminated surface treatments, dust
laying or other maintenance projects.
Counties are required, under the act,
to execute an agreement commiting
them to maintaining these projects
at their own expense to a standard
intended by the cconstruction.
The complete list of routes and
mileage on Ohio's first-year second
ary program for Noble Countv is as
follows: SR-78, 22.6 SR-76, 6.8 C-2,
8.2 SR-147, 0.5 SR-265, 0.5 SR-260,
10.7: T-172, 1.6 C-5, 2.3 C-4 4.7
T-7, 2.5 C-7, 6 C-76, 2.5.
It is even possible that a branch |the soil conservation office in Cald
office will be located in Caldwell for (well, sees an immediate and urgent
the next few months with at
two patrolmen stationed here
the situation is under control.
Those who appeared in municipal (spring planting,
court Sunday and
and costs. He was
Walter H. Hill,
$5.00 and costs. 1
was the charge.
in Ohio’s 88
on local road sys
on the state high-
Frank Radcliff, well known far- (warden for Noble county,
mer of Olive township, has announc
ed that he will be a candidate for the |PFC WILFS ENROUTE
office of County Commissioner on |hOME FROM PACIFIC
the Democratic ticket at the May
composed of Walter Quick,
L. Merry, and Donald L.
and the election of
For eight years Radcliff was a |Mrs. Mildred F. Wiles,
member of the Caldwell exempted |their two sons, Rodney, seven, and
village school board and it is the only (Sidney, five, resides at 9 East street,
public office he ever held. (Caldwell, recently passed through
There will be one commissioner to
elect in November.
TO INSPECT LODGE
Charles Moffett of Woodsfield
be the inspecting officer Friday
ning, Feb. 8, for Sharon lodge,
136, F. & A. M. All members
urged to attend.
To Fight Gas
The Noble County Chamber
Commerce is decidedly against
present gradual increase in the
rate for Caldwell,
graduated one and
Relief For January
Amounts To $300.00
Relief in Noble county for the
month of January cost $300, accord
ing to the report released today by
Alden D. Tilton, director and inves
Tilton, in releasing his report,
stated that relief in this county is
now the lowest in three years. There
are 11 townships without a single
case of relief, including Beaver,
__ -Brookfield, Buffalo, Center, Enoch,
The Cambridge state highway pa-(Elk, Jackson, Marion, Sharon, Sen
is serving notice on the motor- |eca, and Wayne.
of Noble county that they will The relief cases for January were
a— Jefferson, one case, $14
not tolerate excessive speeding in |as follows:
this section of the state and as a re- (Noble, four cases, $79 Olive,
suit, five were hauled into municipal |Case, $15 Stock,
court Sunday for violations. (county residents’
T._, __ one
one case, $28 Noble
living out of county,
of ten cases
This makes a
and a cost of $213.00.
irom I was spent.
they I it is again pointed out that the
down on all (entire cost of relief in this county
of who they (comes from state aid.
and I Agricultural Picture
'in County Is Poor
Looking at both the present
They also pointed
number of wrecks in
Noble county was largely due to ex
cessive speeding and this was given
as another reason for their active (future agricultural picture for Noble
patrol. (county, M. E. Gatewood, director of
least (need for the use of more lime and
until IfertilizeU, with special emphasis on
Exceeding the speed |at the Lash high
costs. Exceeding the speed limit.
the I Farmers need to contour strip
was I more of their rolling cropland, trees
Mayor Secrest stated that
speed limit in any municipality
25 miles per hour, 20 miles in a (should be planted on badly eroded
school zone during recess or
mission, and 50 miles on all
state I farm
Those hauled into court will be |tive
given a fine of $1.00 for every mile (when
in excess of the stipulated speed (cording to Gatewood,
limit. All highways will hereafter be
steep slopes, the established
woods should be protected
livestock and fire and selec
cutting should be practiced
any products are removed, ac-
If interested in securing trees
through the district organization for
paid their fines, I should be contacted before Feb.
S^nr’f *5:’’ Draft Board Members
or |(iet Recognition Awards
Maple Heights, Members of the
Insufficient lights (draft board received certificates of
(recognition for their service during
Dimmerling, Fulda, $10 (World War II, Wednesday evening,
awards from this
Rohrig, Fulda, $25 and (county were Hugh
Clarence A. Beebouer, $10.00 and (board,
costs. Exceeding the speed limit. |Frake
Others who did not attend but will
Masons And OES---------------
Cox and Herman
members of the
rcce,ive ‘J1'" "rtifieates through tho
Imail include: Dr. A. G. McGregor,
Members of the Order of Eastern |and J. E. Clark.
Stars, Masons and their guests will
enjoy a joint dinner Thursday eve-1 Marnilk
ning, Feb. 14, at the American Le-1J‘’mesIK. IViarOHlS
gion hall in Caldwell.
(Buys Sharon Firm
Dinner at 6:30 o’clock, will be fol- James Reed Marquis has
lowed by a good program of enter- (chased the Reuben Parks monument
tainment and dancing. (firm at Sharon and possession has
Tickets will go on sale Saturday, (already been given. The young man
The committee is composed of Har- (is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford
old Morgareidge, Miss Thelma Rice, (Marquis. He is contemplating open
Mrs. G°orge Marquis, and Mrs. Rich- |ing a branch office in Caldwell if a
ard Hanes. (room is available.
All Masons and Eastern Stars are The Marquis Monument comnany
urged to attend and bring a guest. (is now the only one in Noble county.
Mr. Parks and family have resided
FRANK RADCLIFF----------------------|for the past several years at Seneca
RUNS FOR COMMISIONER (Lake and is still serving as
Veteran of World War 1, Radcliff |the 25th Replacement Depot on
active in the Grange and Farm (Okinawa for processing prior to re
Iturning to the United States.
Secrest, Judge L. B. Frazier,
The Caldwell board of public
fairs organized Friday evening
electing Charles Rogers
and R. D. Buckey, vice
William J. Kimnach is the
Another in the series of round and
(square dances will be held Saturday
of (evening, Feb. 9, at the American
the I Legion hall, in Caldwell. The dance
gas is being sponsored by the American
The raise is a (Legion post. The public is invited,
cont'nues over a
(RATION BOOKS ISSUED
the village coun- New sugar ration books issued to
servicemen and women
Three years ago
cil passed an ordnance permitting (returning
this increase but it is now meeting (must be signed by them or for them
with bitter opposition from prac-(before they are valid for use, new
tically every business man. lOPA regulations provide. Sugar
The new president named Harry I ration applications for veterans may
A. Semon as chairman of the com- |be obtained at the office of Service
with Warren Rogers and At-(Director E. E. Cunningham,
Leo E. Carter as members. (house.
committee will check the sit-1-----------------------
and make a detailed report I RECEIVES DISCHARGE
next business session. I James M. Johnson, son of Mr. and
Four Meetings I Mrs. Walter Johnson, Walnut street,
During the war, the Chamber of I was discharged from the army on
Commerce held only one dinner (Jan. 14, after serving two years
meeting during the year. loverseas. His wife and daughter,
For 1946, this has been increased I Dawn, have been residing at
to four, one during each quarter. I home of her parents, Mr. and
The business men will also co- llvan Ziler.
operate with the Caldwell Booster I
club for a July Fourth celebration
to be held here for the purpose of (coin's Birthday, Tuesday, February
raising funds to finance the con-112, all banking institutions in Cald
struction of a new athletic field. well will be closed. 30c
Okinawa, Feb. 6 Private
Class Frank E. Wiles, 33, husband of
Pfc. Wiles entered the army Jan.
31, 1944, at Fort Harrison, Ind., and
departed for overseas June 6, 1945.
Iwhile on Okinawa he served at the
will (Ninth Station hospital. Before
eve- |tering the service, Pfc. Wiles
No. (employed as a bus driver by
are Valley Public Service Co.
Kimnach has been
nominating committee was|w'th the board since an as
Edward |serve1 several years as president.
officers |T0 SPONSOR DANCE
NOTICE—In observance of
largest Paid Circulation ever
Attained By Any Newspaper
Printed Within Noble County
Year in 1946
Will Be Featured
At County Fair
Officers of the Noble county
granges met in the Olive grange hall
Saturday, Feb. 2, to plan for next
year’s grange program. One of the
outstanding activities planned is the
formation of a county grange chorus
and degree team. It is planned to
hold a meeting on the evening of
February 26 at the Sharon grange
hall to start this activity. The mem
bers of the committee are: W. T.
James, of Kennonsburg Carl De
laney, of Laurel and Edwin Crum,
of Carlisle granges.
The officers voted to continue the
grange theatre program which was
so successful at the county fair last
year. The committee in charge of
the grange theatre program is
George L. Brown and B. E. King of
Olive grange C. B. Shackle
merfield, Forest Thorla of
Floyd Baker of
Schott of Fulda,
of Sharon, Erma
Brittie Gibson of
haff of Carlisle.
all the granges to participate this
year and to plan the program well
in advance of the fair.
Center, Hazel Fri
It is hoped to get
The county grange banquet will be
held this year. The banquet meal
will be served in pot luck style. The
committee includes Margaret Dono
hoo and Adeline Groves of Sharon,
Fay James of Kennonsburg, Bernard
Crum of Carlisle and Charles Brown
The visiting grange program is
planned for the coming year. On the
evening of April 4 there will be a
meeting at Center grange at which
Center grange will act as hostess,
Sharon will have charge of the pro
gram, Summerfield will put on de
gree work and Kennonsburg will
open and close grange.
On the evening of June 6th, there
will be a meeting at Laurel grange
at which Laurel will act as hostess
and present a literary program.
Carlisle grange will be responsible
for degree work and Olive grange
will open and close grange.
On the evening of August 9th,
Renrock will be hostess and give a
literary program at their grange
hall. Jackson grange will confer de
grees and Fulda will open and close
The dates of the Pomona meetings
are as follows: March 16, day meet
ing at Carlisle June 13, night meet
ing at Summerfield Sept. 19, night
meeting at Renro-k for conferring
the fifth degree Nov. 9, day meet
ing at Laurel to elect officers Dec.
7, day meeting at Jackson to install
The granges plan to conduct sev
eral parties for their young folks
during the year. The committee in
charge of youth activities is: Genrge
L. Brown, of Olive grange Edwin
Crum, of Carlisle Floyd Baker, of
Laurel Violet Danford, of
field and Fay James, of
With travel restrictions
the granges of Noble county expect
to have a profitable year in 1946.
Man Burned In Explosion
A native of Harriettsville was
among the five men and one boy who
suffered burns last Tuesday evening
when a power plant back-fired and
ignited a gas well which had just
been drilled in, located 13 miles
north of Cambridge.
Floyd D. Smithberger, of Somer
set, formerly of Harriettsville, was
among the victims. He suffered
burns about the face and hands, re
ceiving treatment at Swan hospi
He is a son of the late Mr. and
Mrs. Herman Smithberger, of near
Harriettsville, and a cousin of Mrs.
C. J. Estadt, Cumberland street,
Caldwell. His wife was the former
Mazie Snyder of Newport.
Marriages are on an increase in
Noble county, the records revealing
that 11 were issued during January.
In past years, there has always been
a “slack season” the first of the
year, according to Judge Otto Pol
The following prices were quoted
by the Caldwell Produce Company
effective, Wednesday, February 5.
(These quotations are subject to
change without notice.)
Heavy springers, 5 lbs up.
Heavy springers, 3 to 5 lbs up
Heavy hens ...........
Light hens .............
White ducks .........
Colored ducks .......
Old cocks .............
Young tom turkeys
Young hen turkeys
Old tom turkeys ..
Old hen uirkeys
Large grade A white eggs doz.
Large grade A brown eggs doz.
Medium grade A w’hite eggs doz. 27c
Medium grade A brown eggs doz
Large grade white eggs doz.
Large grade brown eggs doz.
Current receipt eggs..........doz.
Pullet eggs ......................... doz.
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