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Are You Buying or Selling? The Journal Classified Section Will Do You A Complete, Quick Job! VOLUME 88 ESTABLISHED IN 1859 Highway Department Wil] Complete Road By Force Account This Year State highway director, Perry T. Ford, in the presence of Gov ernor Frank J. Lausche, told a delegation of 20 civic leaders from Noble Guernsey, Washing ton and Monroe Counties, Tues day, that the road from Seneca Lake into Noble county, would be built this year and aug mented this fact with the state ment that they have under ad visement and a complete survey is being made for the completion of the proposed “sky-line’ drive to state route 14 7 at Mt. Ephraim and Batesville. The state last Friday incorporated 3.9 miles on the south side of the lake into the state highway system and the remainder of this road to route 566 at Possum in Noble county is to be constructed by force ac count. This completes the picture for in terested parties in the entire of southeastern Ohio, who have battled for 11 years, to gain a direct route into Seneca Lake from the Noble county side. Governor Lausche presided at the hearing and exhibited a detailed knowledge of the battle which has been waged in this section of the state for roads that would benefit the entire public, not just a few. The battle is now over. Noble and her neighboring counties are getting the road, which they needed, not for a selfish reason but because its construction will best serve this section of Ohio. As director Ford pointed out, the State highway is always mindful of this fact that raads must serve many not just a few, and such was their decision in announcing that the Noble county access to the lake would be completed. Former congressman Robert T. Secrest of Senecaville was official spokesman for the delegation, Tues day. Monroe county residents were particularly pleased that the “sky line drive”, was still under consid eration. By force account, the state high way is now going one step further and will continue this road to route 566 at Possum—all that Noble county wanted and a little thrown in. Each and every member of the 20 strong delegation, Tuesday, ex pressed themselves as being well pleased with the hearing before the Governor and left Columbus with the feeling that the chief executive and the state highway department had the best interests of this section of Ohio in mind. Last Friday nearly 12 miles of secondary roads in the vicinity of Seneca Lake were incorporated in to the state highway system, an aftermath of the hearing held at “It is a grand idea,” seems to be the consensus of opinion voiced by parents, throughout Caldwell and Noble county. “It certainly ‘clicks’ with me,” said one modem mother, who plans to bring her youngsters to The Journal special children’s photographer in the Fish & Game club, over Madge’s Specialty shop, on Saturday, August 17, from 1 to 8 p. m. She was not indulging in a pun, either. That parents, generally, welcome the idea of seeing their little ones’ picture in print is evidenced by the enthasiastic response to previous announcements in these columns. Here is the story: The Journal wants a photograph of eveiy youngster in this trading area for publication in a forthcom ing feature titled “Citizens of To morrow.” Since uniform size and good photographic reproduction LAST NAZI PW’S LEAVE U. S. The last batch of German prisoners of war, with the exception of those still in hospitals or in prisons convicted of crimes, are shown as they sailed for their homeland from Piermont, N. Y. Noble County Road to Seneca Lake To Be Built, Following Hearing Before Governor Lausche Senecaville two weeks ago. The roads accepted are located on both sides of the lake, the north side beginning at Senecaville and continuing to a point in Kennons burg, Noble county. The south side is located entirely in Noble county and will be known as state high way No. 999, consisting of 3.9 miles. Among those in Columbus on Tuesday were Ray Elswick and Harry A. Semon, both of Caldwell. Herbert R. Blackburn To Hold “Open House” All farmers who are interested in the production and growth of hybrid corn are invited to attend the “open house” being held next Tuesday afternoon, August 13, at 4:00 o’clock, on the Herbert R. Blackburn farm in Brookfield township. The open house is being held in conjunction with the tour to the Zanesville experiment station on this date. On their return from Zanesville, the group will make their last stop at the Blackbum farm. Arrangements are being, made to serve home-made ice cream. The Blackburn farm is recog nized far and wide for its growth of hybrid corn and all interested farmers in the county are urged to accept Mr. Blackburn’s offer of hospitality next Tuesday after noon. Summerfield Native Accepts Marion Job Paul McBride, son of Pearl Mc Bride, 515 Cumberland street, Cald well, formerly of .the Summerfield community, has accepted a position with the war department at the Marion engineer depot and has as sumed his new duties. McBride will be in charge of the cost accounting, maintenance divi sion. The Marion depot is head quarters for maintenance of the Second army. He is a graduate of the Summer field high school, class of 1936, and Marietta Business Institute, Mari etta. He also holds a lifetime mem bership in the International Ac countants Society, of Chicago,, Ill. Formerly employed with the war department in Columbus, McBride has been a resident of Marion for the past three years. TEACHER HIRED Miles Stevens of Buffalo town ship was hired Monday evening as the new coach at Sarahsville high school. He will also teach history in the high school. Clarence Car ter is principal for the ensuing school year. ALL ROUND DANCE The all round dance at the VFW hall will be held Thursday evening, August 8. Marvin P. Wood and his orchestra will furnish the music. The public is invited. Parents Are Enthusiastic Over Children's Picture Offer of Journal quality is of vital importance to a feature, arrangements were made with specialists in this work. The Woltz Studios of Des Moines, Iowa, nationally known children’s photo graphers, are taking the pictures. These are the facts and the only requirements. All children in Noble county are eligible. There will be no charge of any kind There are no strings Nothing need be sub scribed for you do not even have to be a reader or subscriber of this newspaper. If you wish to, you may purchase prints of your children by arrangment with the studio when you select the pose you want pub lished. But even that is entirely up to you, for there are no obligations of any kind—now, then or there after. Appointments are not neces sary. All children, however, must be accompanied by a parent or other adult. REV. M. S. CASTO RETURNED TO LOCAL PASTORATE Rev. R. B. Maxwell, Formerly of Caldwell, Named District Supt. Rev. Milford S. Casto, popular minister at the Caldwell Free Methodist church for the past three years, has been returned to the local charge for his fourth con secutive year. Announcement of his return was made following the concluding meeting of the annual conference held the past week at Mansfield. Rev. Casto is secretary of the Noble County Ministerial associa tion and active in the religious work of this community. He has established a wide circle of friends, not only within his church, but in the community as well and his re turn signifies this popularity. Rev. R. B. Maxwell, former Caldwell pastor, has been named superintendent of the Zanesville district and will reside in that city. Rev. Maxwell was pastor of the Caldwell church for four years and during his tenure, the new Free Methodist church was con structed. Rev. O. L. Orr, Summerfield parish pastor for the past three years, was named conference evangelist. Rev. Richard Wells is the new minister assigned to Sum merfield. He goes to that com munity from Mt. Vernon. Rev. G. A. Hall, superintendent of the Zanesville district for the past several years, was assigned to the Akron district. Rev. Walter Orr was sent from Dayton to Montpelier, and will oc cupy the pulpit made vacant by Rev. Harry Bates, who was as signed to the Byesville church. Rev. Orr is a son of Rev. and Mrs. Bert Orr, former Noble coun ty minister. Rev. Harry Bates is a native of Caldwell and resided in this com munity before going into the min istry. He has served the Mont pelier charge for the past four years. Mrs. Bates is the former Gail Neiswonger, of Caldwell. Rev. Bert Orr is serving as dis trict superintendent at Gallia. Rev. John Guffey was reassigned to the South Olive church and will also serve in this capacity at Ava. Rev. and Mrs. Casto attended the conference last week and re turned to their home on East street, Monday. Admission Prices Set For Noble County Fair An admission price of 40 cents at the gate and 40 cents at the grand stand will be charged this year at the Noble county fair, August 28, 29, and 30, according to an an nouncement made today by J. Kyte Walkenshaw, secretary of the fair board. Children under 12 will be admitted free and all service men in uniform. Those attending the fair, who hold a membership ticket, will be admitted to the grounds free, with their car, and any time there after when they enter the grounds. Any member of the fair board has these tickets for sale. Walkenshaw also stated that a small number of premium books were still available at his home on Cumberland street. Ray M. Ankrom Dies In Automobile Crash A telegram has been received from the commander of the naval air hospital, Corpus Christi, Texas, stating that Ray M. Ankrom, G.M. 2/c, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ankrom, Quaker City com munity, was killed in an automo bile accident on August 3. Full details of the accident have not been received. A navy veteran with almost six years of service, Ankrom was a member of the crew of the USS West Virginia during the attack on Pearl Harbor in December, 1941. He served 44 months on the USS Salt Lake City in the Southwest Pacific, participating in numerous naval engagements from Australia north to the Philippines. Funeral arrangements are in complete. ITALIAN BRIDE VISITS WITH DUDLEY RELATIVES Mr. and Mrs. James Hill, of Can ton, were guests the past week at the home of Charles Brown in the Dudley community. Mrs. Hill is believed to be Noble county’s first Italian bride. Her husband was reared in the Brown home, but is now employed in Canton. MIXED DANCE PLANNED A mixed dance will be held at the VFW hall on West street, Saturday evening, August 10. Burns orchestra will furnish the music. A $5.00 prize will be given for the best hoe down or tap dance exhibition. The public is invited. SEVEN PRISONERS IN JULY There were seven prisoners lodged in the Noble county jail during the month of July, accord ing to the report of Mrs. Clayton McKee, jail matron. They con sumed 125 meals during this period. THE JOURNAL “COVERS NOBLE COUNTY LIKE THE SUNSHINE” Petition Filed To Sell Summerfield Parsonage A petition has been filed in the Noble county Common Pleas court by trustees of the Summerfield. Perryopolis and Sarahsville circuit of Free Methodist churches, asking permission to sell the parsonage at Summerfield. The trustees, who are Ray Win dom, Nina Fowler, John Grimes, S. G. Brown and Blaine King, ask permission of the court to sell the property which is located on lot 2 and 5 in Gibson’s addition to the town of Summerfield. The petition further states that it will be sold to Robert J. Morris of Summerfield for $900.00. Attorney W. V. Archer, Caldwell, is representing the plaintiffs. Marion Township Farm Brings High Price The Franklin farm in Marion township, consisting of 144.54 acres, was purchased at sheriff’s sale Saturday morning by J. O. Tilton, of Pleasant City, for $4,575. It had previously been appsaised at $2,800. The Franklin farm was sold in the partition action of Harry B. Snyder against Inez Franklin and Clarence W. Snyder. Deputy Sher iff Harry Merritt was in charge of the sale. Tilton is a contractor and the deed to the farm was made out in his wife’s name, Mrs. Minnie Tilton. The farm was considered impor tant from the timber angle. Aid To Children Increasing Here Aid to dependent children is on the increase in Noble county, ac cording to the records on file at the office of Auditor Ray McVay. For the month of August, over 30 mothers will receive $687.00 to care for their dependent children, the majority being under 16 years of age. In the same department, checks totaling $152.00 were mailed out to care for the blind pensioners. Revival Meetings To Open At Sarahsville, August 12 Sponsored by the Sarahsville Free Methodist church, a gospel tent meeting will open in that community, beginning Monday, August 12, and continuing for two weeks or longer. The meetings will be held near the old fairgrounds. Rev. O.L. Orr will be the evan gelist in charge. Rev. Richard Wells is the pastor and they will b^ assisted by other visiting min isters. Meetings will be held each eve ning at 8:00 o’clock. Sunday school will begin at 2:30 p. m., followed by the worship service. The pub lic is invited to attend. Brookfield Clubs Raise Camp Quota County agent Floyd H. Henderson stated today that the Brookfield boys and girls 4-H club have raised their quota for the construction of Piedmont camp and they are the first in Noble county to achieve their goal. The club’s quota was $75 or $5 per club member and a total of $80 has been turned over to the Exten sion service and deposited in the camp fund. Piedmont camp is being built for use by 4-H clubs of seven counties in southeastern Ohio and other farm organizations. The quota for each of the counties of the district is based on the club enrollment. Agent Henderson said that most of the clubs have been holding ice cream socials, parties, cake walks, etc., in order to raise money for this fund. The Brookfield boys and girls have sold sandwiches, ice cream, cake and soft drinks at the parties which have been held in the Brook field township school house. Caldwell Amusement Company Dissolved The Caldwell Amusement com pany was dissolved last week and the two theatres in this community will henceforth be under separate management. The Roxy theatre is owned by Mrs. Mena Fliehman of Woodsfield and in the future, she will assume active management of this enter prise. It will continue to maintain a full time schedule of pictures. The Noble theatre on North street will now be open every eve ning and the weekend, under the management of the owner, Chester E. Huprich. Mr. Huprich formerly managed both theatres. TO RE-SURFACE STREET Preliminary work has been started on the improvement of the lower east section of Main street, beginning at the home of Mrs. H. D. Beymer and continuing to the dead end. Hirsch is the contractor in charge. The project, which includes sur facing this section of the street, is sponsored by the local council and property owners. RETURN FROM CANADA Attorney and Mrs. Leo Carter and son, John, returned to their home on Belford street, Sunday, after spending the past several days in Canada, where they en joyed a fishing trip. CALDWELL OHIO THURSDAY AUGUST 8 1946 TEN PAGES THIS WEEK! NUMBER 4 ?'1 Y The young man said that the car belonged to a friend of his by the name of Mrs. Young but the police soon dis-counted this story, after checking with the main office. Attorney Young stated today that officials in Cleveland were return ing the young man to the proper Army authorities, where he would be charged with being absent with out leave. Daldwell Author Sends Vew Book to Library A complimentary copy of “Hail to the Jeep” by A. Wade Wells was sent to the Caldwell library this week by the author. The book con tains an authentic and vivid his torical record and pictorial history of the Jeep in World War II. The book is dedicated to ‘my son, Albert Wade Wells, Jr., First Lieut. U. S. Army, to all his comrades in the United Nations armed forces throughout the world, and to the many men and women on the home front who toiled to create the Jeep’ Mr. Wells, the author is a native of Noble county, and is the hus band of Josephine Cain, daughter of ‘Doc’ Cain who was a resident of Noble county for many years. Mr. Wells is now engaged in the publication business in Arlington, Virginia. Rainfall Light In County During July Only 3.85 inches of rain fell in Noble county d-iring the month of July, according to the figures re leased today by Frank Burlingame of Sharon, who recently returned from the Shriner’s convention at San Francisco, Calif. The greatest amount of precipi tation in any 24 hours was 1.32. There were 17 clear, 10 partly cloudy, and four cloudy days in the month. High temperature occurred on the eleventh with the mercury leveling off at 94 degrees. The low was 53 degrees on the third and 27th days. FARM PROGRAM SET UP H. C. Secrest, chairman of the “on the job” training program for the farmers stated today that all prospective enrollees should obtain their certificates of eligibility as soon as possible. Those who have not done so should make applica tion immediately at the office of E. E. Cunningham, service officer. It will be necessary to have a copy of your discharge papers and if married, a true copy of the mar riage certificate. The school will begin in the very near future. SIGNS OPA BILL President Truman as he signed the revised OPA bill, which resurrected OPA from a 25-day coma and kept full rent and some price controls in effect until June 30, 1947. Photo shows Paul Porter, OPA administrator, left, and President Truman with the bill after he had affixed his signature. Attorney Young’s Car Is Stolen While He Watches Ball Game Attorney Lucien C. Young motored to Cleveland last week to see the Indians play ball but got more out of the trip than he had bargained for. Driving a 1940 Nash coupe, owned by his mother, Mrs. Mollie Young, Walnut street ,the car was stolen from a down town parking lot, Fri day, and not recovered until Mon day morning. In the meantime Attorney Young had returned to his home but made another quick trip to the city, when notified by the Cleveland police that they had recovered the vehicle. He was accompanied by Probate Judge Otto Poling and Sheriff Clay ton McKee. The coupe was stolen from the parking lot by a soldier, who had been listed as AWOL for several months. He later told the city police that he needed the vehicle to “take his girl for a ride.” He was appre hended when he parked the car on the wrong side of the highway and the police made a routine check-up. Approved Gl Terminal Pay Measure To Affect 1,000 Veterans In Noble County Who Will Receive More Than $160,000 Claude Brown Files Action For Divorce Claude Brown, formerly of the Carlisle community and now em ployed in Kent, has filed civil action in Noble county Common Pleas court, seeking a divorce from his wife, Iva Brown. In the petition filed here, Brown charges gross neglect of duty and extreme cruely. They were married at St. Mary’s, W. Va., June 23, 1936 and have four children. The divorce proceeding is an after-math of the non-support charge against Brown, filed by his wife, and settled last week in Pro bate court. Brown agreed to pay the sum of $80 per month. Through his attorney W. V. Archer, he is also asking for the custody of his children. Club Tour Planned To Observe Projects A 4-H club tour has been planned by Floyd Henderson, county agent, to Visit as many of the county Here ford calf club projects as possible in one day. The tour of inspection will be held Friday, Aug. 9 and all club members, club advisors and families are welcome to join the party. The group will leave the court house at 8:30 a. m., and the first stop will be at the home of George Hurst in Belle Valley. The tour itinerary will then be as follows Billy and Thomas Urdak, Mary Ruth Stiers, Betty Stiers, Dale Hedge, Richard Manifold, picnic lunch at the Roadside park, Mervin Addis, Cecil Brown, Dale Lothes, Eddie and Francis Miller, Andrew Archer, David Ayers, Elaine Archer and John Guilei. Berne Homecoming Planned For August 11 St. Michael’s church (Carlisle) at Berne, Ohio, will hold their an nual homecoming and picnic on Sunday, August 11th. Festivities will begin at 10 o’clock in the morning and continue throughout the day. A chicken and beef dinner will be served from 11:30 to 2 o’clock and from 4:30 to 6:30. In the evening, besides the usual amusements, there will be a dance with music furnished by the Smithbergers fine orchestra. The pastor, Father Donaldson, and the parishioners of St. Michael’s ex tend a cordial invitation to the general public to attend. Grand Jury Heats New Cases Wednesday The May drawn grand jurors were recalled this week by Judge L. B. Frazier and convened Wed nesday in common pleas court to hear and investigate several new cases. Grand jurors recalled for duty include: M. O. Engle, Helen Wat son, Irvil McKee, H. B. Wilson, John McPeek, Etta Jane Colley, Mary lams, F. W. Davis, Frank Boley, Glass Powell, Bessie Daw, Ellis Rutherford, Ruth Johnson, Ethel Moore, and Raymond Mc Kee. RETURN FROM BRAZIL Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Nichols have returned to their home in the Dexter City community after spending the past two years in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Both Mr. and Mrs. Nichols were teachers in that country. Mr. Nichols returned to the States due to ill health. His wife is the former Sarah Ogle. Noble County’s Oldest And Greatest Home Newspaper. The Journal For the News. APPLICATIONS TO BE MAILED ALL ENLISTEO MEN Bond Payment May Be Changed When Congress Convenes Richard F. Hanes, clerk of the draft board, estimated today that approximately 1,000 enlisted men in Noble county would be eligible to receive the terminal leave pay, which accrued during their army career, and which has now been passed by Congress. Hanes pointed out that 1,081 men and women have received their dis charge from the service in this county and he estimated that only 81 of this group were officers and had already received their terminal leave pay, which at that time was automatic. Officials in Washington pointed out that the average payment to en listed men would be $160, represent ing $160,000, which will start rolling into this county, through the mails. Payment, will of course, be made in government bonds—an idea which originated with President Truman. All Noble coutny GI’s entitled to this accumulated furlough pay can begin applying for their cash or bonds by September 1, army offi cials said today. It is reported that the government printing offices started work last week on application forms to be used by an estimated 15,000,000 for mer service men and women in ob taining bonds and cash to be paid under the legislation. These forms will be mailed in about ten days. Army veterans will send their applications to finance offices at the post where they were discharged. Actual payments, in cash or bonds will be made by mail. The navy, which is responsible for paying all naval and marine corps enlisted and the treasury, which will pay coastguardsmen, intend to coordinate with the army. No one knows exactly how much the legislation will cost. However, Rep. Thomason (D. Texas) who helped write the compromise after the Senate rejected the House straight cash plan, estimated the sum at about $3,000,000,000. That would be approximately $800,000,000 less than the World War I bonus is estimated to have cost. A bill to make $2,432,000,000 in cash and bonds available at once passed the House and is awaiting Senate approval. Thomason said 16,000,000 past and present enlisted personnel would receive an average of $166 each, with the interest on the bonds rais ing the overall cost. All enlisted personnel who have served at any time since September 8, 1939, in the Army, the Navy, the Coast Guard or the Marine Corps would receive the payments, pro vided they had accrued furlough time at the time of their discharge. Payments would be at the rate of two and one-half days a month, less furlough time actually received. But no one could be paid for more than 120 days, regardless of how much time he had accrued. The amount of pay would be com puted at the rate of base pay and longevity pay received at the time of discharge. To that would be added a minimum of 70 cents a day for subsistence and, in the case of personnel of the first three pay grades with dependents, another $1.25 a day for quarters allowances. The first three pay grades include master, technical and staff sergeants in the Army and chief, first and sec ond class petty officers in the Navy. An individual whose total pay was less than $50, or who had been discharged prior to Jan. 1, 1943, would receive cash. So, would the estates of men who have died since they were discharged. All others would be paid in bonds in $25 denominations, bearing two and one-half per cent interest and payable in full approximately five years after the date of discharge. For men discharged in 1943 the bonds would be cashable in 1948. The bonds—bearing the likeness of the late Sen Carter Glass of Vir ginia—would not be negotiable but could be used for conversion of government life insurance or for payment on indebtedness on the in surance. If a man holding a bond died, his estate could cash it. EN ROUTE WEST Mrs. John Bolog and Miss Mabie Gordon, West street, are en route to Los Angeles, Celif., where fhey will spend the ensuing month vis iting with relatives and friends. Miss Gordon’s parents and brother are now located in the west.