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The Journal Classified Section Will Do You A Complete, Quick Job! Bricker Leads Ticket In Noble County’s Avalanche George C. Philpot To Represent County At State Legislature The Republicans swept every thing before tnem in the general election Tuesday, throughout the state as well as Noble coun ty. A heavy vote was counted in practically every one of the 34 precincts in the county. Bricker, who was elected to the full term as United States Senator, carried Noble county, leaving the ticket with an un official total of 3,384. James W. Huffman, his democratic oppon ent tallied 2125 in the county. Thomas J. Herbert, who was elected governor, defeated Frank J. Lausche in Noble coun ty, 3232 to 2432. In the race for congressman from the 15th. congressional dis trict, Secrest carried his own county by a majority of 227 votes. Griffiths carried three counties in the district to win by an unofficial majority of 4,229. In the Noble county election, the Democrats didn’t have a chance. George C. Philpot is the new representative to the state legis lature, defeating Ray Shriver, 3371 to 2195. For Noble county commis sioner, W. C. Toad Davis led the ticket with an un-official count of 3373 to 2227 for his opponent, Frank Radcliff. For Noble county auditor, Harley Wheeler tallied an un official count of 3114 against his opponent, John W. Kuntz, who received 2376 votes. Toad Davis will succeed Ray Shriver as commissioner and Wheeler will step into the office that Ray McVay will leave next March, after being on the coun ty payroll for many years. All tax levies in the county carried and Stock township is now wet. The un-official returns in Noble county will be found on page four, this issue of the Jour nal Special Tax Levies In County Carried All special issues in Noble county’s election, Tuesday, carried according to the un-official count. Batesville, 93 for and nine against, an increase of seven mills for five years, to meet the oper ating expenses of this corporation. Wayne school district, 62 for and 18 against, for an additional three mills over a five year period. Sharon school district, 321 for and 56 against, additional three mills for a five year period. Seneca school district, 154 for and 46, against, additional five mills for a period of five years. Fulda school district, 114 for and 52 against, for an additional five mills over a period of 14 years. This levy was in the amount of $20,000.00 for construction of a new addition to the school build ing. Judicial Ticket Draws Light Vote The judicial ticket in Noble county drew only a light vote and the un-official returns are as fol lows: For Judge of the Supreme court, term commencing January 1, 1947, Charles B. Zimmerman received 7743 votes and Clinton Dewitt Boyd, 1829. For Judge of the Supreme court, term-commencing January 2, 1947, Herbert S. Duffy received 1554 and Charles S. Bell, 1918. Noble county is in two senatorial districts. In the 19th and 14th, Charles B. Zimmerman received 1743 and Herbert S. Duffy, 1554. In the 17th-28th district. Guthrie received 769 and Hurst, 787. Mc Ferguson received 1446 and Slurtz, 1440. For state Senator in the 9th-14th district, Frank Bryson received 1357 and C. Stanley Mechem, 1667. ATTENDED CEREMONY According to word received by Mrs. J. M. Hupp and Miss Mary Pepper, West North street, T/Sgt. Glen E. Wilkinson, who is stationed in Rome, Italy, was among those present at the beatification cere mony of the French nun, Maria Theresa de Soubiran, by Pope Pius XII, at St. Peter’s Cathedral in the Vatican, Sunday, October 20th. CATCHES UNUSUAL COON John Barlock, of near Belle Valley, has been a coon hunter for years back, but Saturday night he “treed” an unusual specimen. An examination re vealed the coon had seven toes on his front paw. Republicans Sweep State And County Tickets In Tuesday’s General Election Bob Secrest Defeated By Griffiths Secrest Loses Race In Bid For Congress Around one o’clock, Wed nesday morning, Robert T. Se crest conceded the election as congressman from the 15th congressional district to his op ponent, P. W. Griffiths of Marietta, who piled up a ma jority of 4,229 votes in the six counties. Secrest carried three coun ties and lost three but the ma jority which Griffiths piled up in Washington and Muskingum could not be overcome by Se crest. Congressman Griffiths was returned to Washington for his third consecutive term. Although not official, it is believed that Secrest will now retire from politics and locate in Caldwell as an attorney-at law. He could not be reached Wednesday morning for a ver ification of this move. The vote by counties is as follows: County Griffiths Secrest Noble ____ 2737 2964 Guernsey __ 6244 6689 Monroe ___ 2218 3109 Washington- 8298 6873 Morgan 3278 2029 Muskingum- 13,530 10,412 Total 36,305 32,076 Majority— 4,229 Stock Township Goes Wet AH Along The Line Stock east and Stocky west went “wet” in the election Tuesday and they can now sell anything they want in the line of spirits, after being dry for the past five years. Stock west precinct went wet with a sufficient majority to wipe out the dry margin in Stock east. The wets carried the precincts by a majority of 16 votes. As a matter of fact they can locate the state liquor store there, if they so desire. Noble Countian Sent To London, England Floyd E. Davis, who holds a posi tion with the United States depart ment of agriculture in Washington, D. C., and a son of Otis D. Davis, North street, Caldwell, sailed Nov ember 1 from New York City for London, England. Davis is being sent by the State department to attend some Inter national discussions on wool, Nov ember 1 to 16. While abroad he will confer with some of the American agricultural men at Embassies in Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium and France. He expects to return to Washing ton early in December. Mr. Davis is a graduate of the Ohio State Uni versity, receiving a Master degree. He has been connected with the services of the United States depart ment of Agriculture for the past 11 years. During the war, he was assigned to the Foreign Relations Division of the Agricultural Department, Wash ington, D. C. L. P. Lehman Staff In Caldwell Saturday Sponsored by the Noble county Youth for Christ organization, the entire L. P. Lehman staff from Wheeling, W. Va., will appear in Caldwell Saturday evening, Novem ber 9. The county wide rally will be held at the First Presbyterian church here and plans are being made for an over-flow audience. Every young people’s organization plans to be represented and a special invitation has been extended to the newly organized group at Stafford in Monroe County. The Lehman staff is very well known to radio listeners in this county and they will have complete charge of the rally. Local ministers will assist and Charles Patton, county president, will return from Columbus, to be in charge of the service, which will begin promptly at 7:30 o’clock. Plan Tobacco Grading Demonstrations Here Plans have been announced to hold a tobacco grading demonstra tion meeting on Friday, November 15, at the home of Lewis Davidson, near Sarahsville. This meeting will be held at 9:30 o’clock. In the afternoon at 1:30, another demonstration will be given at the home of Edwin Crum, near Berne. George Reed, representing the federal tobacco market service, will be in charge of the demonstra tion and all farmers interested are urged to attend by the county agent, Floyd Henderson. IMPROVING FROM OPERATION Mrs. R. P. Collier, of 1002 Fair ground street, underwent major surgery, Thursday, in the Marietta Memorial hospital. Mrs. Collier’s condition is reported favorable, and expects to be returned to her home within a few days. THREE NEW CARS Three new cars were1 sold in Noble county during October, ac cording to Clerk of Courts George L. Thompson. There were four new trucks, 75 used cars and 19 used trucks changed ownership during the month. REGULAR MEETING Regular meeting of Noble post, No. 252, American Legion, was held Wednesday evening in charge of the commander, James Leonard. Final plans were discussed for the observance of Armistice Day in this county. Refreshments were served. Average Price Per Heifer At Feeder Sale $20.75 CWT. VOLUME 88 ESTABLISHED IN 1859 CALDWELL OHIO THURSDAY NOVEMBER 7 1946 EIGHT PAGES THIS WEEK! —..— Second Highest Price Received By W H. Calland, Summerfield The third annual sale of the Noble-Guernsey Feeder Calf asso ciation was held Thursday at the livestock sale barns on route 22, near Cambridge. Steers and heifers, numbering 266 were sold at an average price of $20.75 per 100 pound. The cattle were graded in six sections, 4-H club steers, fancy, choice, good and medium. Sixty-two of the animals were graded as 4-H club steers 68 were grade choice two good and one medium. Groups of heifers entered were graded fancy. The highest price received for a steer was a 4-H steer consigned by Noival Miley of Guernsey county for $30.25 per 100. The second high est consigned by W. H. Calland of Summerfield, Noble county, was sold for $23.50 per 100. The highest group of heifers sold fur $23 per 100 and were consigned by Robert Clark, Freeport. Second highest heifer group, bringing $20.75 per 100, was consigned by Mr. Call and of Summerfield. The largest group consigned by one man was 23 head of cattle by Dr. C. A. Craig. After the calf sale, the Hereford bull sale, sponsored by the Ohio Hereford association was held, with 18 head, mostly horned bulls, sell ing at an average price of $250. L. P. McCann, Ohio State univers ity extension beef cattle specialist, graded the cattle sold. The prize money of $50, donated by the Balti more and Ohio railroad, was divided into three groups to the three in dividuals receiving highest prices for a group of less than five cattle and a group of over five cattle. The Feeder calf association is comprised of farmers who reside in Noble and Guersney counties. The sale was conducted under the supervision and advice of Floyd Henderson, county agricultural agent. Stores And Banks To Close Monday Officially observing Armistice Day, Monday, November 11, all banking institutions in Caldwell as well as the majority of business places will be closed the entire day. A few stores indicated today they would open for one or two hours Monday morning but most of the owners were looking forward to a long weekend and caid they would remain closed the entire day. Many of them will participate in the parade and program planned by patriotic organizations, Monday morning. The homecoming game between the Caldwell Redskins and McCon nelsville Big Reds will be a feature of the afternoon. The largest crowd in the history of local football is expected to attend. In a colorful ceremony, the homecoming queen wil be crowned and the Caldwell “Swing” band giving their best per formance of the season. The new athletic field can easily accomodate 2500 people, so plan now to attend. Lowell Resident Dies From Gun Shot Wound Wallace Jackson, 76, farmer who resided three miles north of Lowell, near the Noble county line, died Sunday in Marietta Memorial hospital. Death was unofficially reported as caused by gunshot wounds. Officials advanced the theory that the man shot himself. His face and jaw had received the full contents of the shotgun shell. Surviving is one son, Earl Jack son, who lives at Lowell. Funeral services were held from the Good Hope church, near the Jackson home, Wednesday afternoon, and interment made in the cemetery there. Dewey Hickman Home Destroyed By Fire The Dewey Hickman home on route 21, near Lyons crossing in the Coal Ridge community was com pletely destroyed by fire at 4 o’clock, Tuesday morning. The fire was discovered by mem bers of the family and it is said they had a narrow escape in fleeing from the burning home. There are several small children. The five room house is owned by Fnoch Phelps of Ava and was part ially covered by insurance. The household goods were also con sumed by the flames. DIVORCES GRANTED Two divorces were granted in common pleas court, Monday morning. Charles E. Teeters re ceived a divorce from Dorothy Mae Teeters, grounds of gross neglect of duty and extreme cruelty. Eunice Weber was granted a di vorce from Irvin W. Weber on gross neglect and extreme cruelty. MIXED DANCE In observance of Armistice Day, November 1, the Veterans of For eign Wars will hold their regular dance Monday night in the hall on West street. Burns orchestra will furnish the music and it is expected that a large number will attend. The public is invited. THE JOURNAL “COVERS NOBLE COUNTY LIKE THE SUNSHINE” Y 4-a THE WINNERS THOMAS J. HERBERT P. W. GRIFFITHS GEORGE W. C. TOAD DAVIS Catholic Ladies Prepare For Day Of Special Observance On Sunday afternoon, November 10, at 2 o’clock, at St. Philomena’s Catholic church, a day of recollec tion will be observed by the Catho lic Women’s clubs of the Visitation deanery, Steubenville diocese. Ladies, members of parishes in Cambridge, Byesville, and Lore City, in Guernsey county, Woods field, Miltonsburg, and Burkhart Station, in Monroe county, Belle Valley, Fulda, Berne, Harrietsville, and Caldwell, in Noble county, are invited to participate in the spiri tual benefits of this afternoon of prayer. The special observance for the Catholic ladies will be under the direct supervision of Rev. Stephen A. Pakella, pastor of the St. Philo mena church, having been named deanery director for this work by the Most Rev. Bishop John K. Mus sio. According to Rev. Pakella, the purpose of this observance, a day of recollection, is to help lay a solid foundation for all the other activi ties of the Catholic Women’s clubs, recognizing that unity and co-oper ation in both parish and diocese en terprizes can come only from a re alization of the problems to be solved. The meeting will open with con ference at 2:00 o’clock, followed with meditation and rosary. Con ference, interspersed with a free period and solemn benediction of the most blessed sacrement, will conclude the initial observance held in Caldwell. It is expected that several mem bers of the clergy from nearby par ishes will also attend and assist with the meeting. Clair J. Murphy To Be Associated With Father The Board of Embalmers and Fu neral Directors of Ohio, Columbus, has approved the official application of Clair J. Murphy to serve a two year apprenticeship with his father. Theodore Murphy, prominent Cald well funeral director. Young Murphy will serve two years in this capacity and then take a college course for nine months, be fore he can receive his official ex amination as an embalmer and fu neral director. Murphy recently returned to Caldwell after serving with the U. S. Navy. He will now be associated with bis father, who has long been prom inent in this community. TO HOLD DANCE November group of St. Mary’s church, Fulda, will hold a dance and social, Saturday evening, Nov. 9, in their hall. Other forms of en tertainment are being planned. NOTICE The First National Bank, The Farmers & Merchants Bank and the Caldwell Building & Loan will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Armistice Day. JOHN W. BRICKER C. PHILPOT HARLEY WHEELER Denver West Jailed Following Disturbance Denver West, 35, Ava route one community, was lodged in the Noble county jail, Sunday, following a dis turbance at the West home, in which the young man is alleged to have Lred a .22 rifle at his mother, Mrs. Lizzie West. It is said that Mrs. West struck the rifle and diverted the bullet, which lodged in the wall of the room. A charge of intoxication and dis turbing the peace was filed against West by his uncle, Lester H. Fisher. Due to the election, West was not arraigned until Wednesday. Kirby Company Sold To Veterans The Kirby company, located on North street and owned by William T. Buckey of North Street, was sold Monday to Eugene Heddleson and William Danford. both veterans of World War II, both of near Caldwell. Buckey is retiring due to ill health. The Kirby company handles sweepers, electrical appliances, as v/cll as a repair shop. Eugene Heddleson is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Clare Heddleson, near Caldwell and served with the army in the ETO. He is married to the former Bonnie Danford. William Danford is a son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Sanford and served with the army air corps. Both are well and favorably known in this community and are receiving a cordial welcome into the business field of Caldwell. Farm Bureau Registers $600,000 In Securities Columbus, O., Nov. 5 (Ohio Press) The Noble Farm Bureau Cooperative Association of Caldwell today had registered $600,000 worth of securities with the Division of Securities, Ohio Department of Commerce, according to Ernest Cornell, division chief. The association issued 25,000 shares of four percent noncumula tive preferred stock, par value $10, to be sold at $10 per share 5,000 shares of Class A common stock, par value $10, to be sold at $10 per share, and 30,000 shares of Class common stock, par value $10, to be sold at $10 per share. The registrations were under Sec tion 8624-6(1) of the Ohio General Code. Summerfield Man Attempts To Take Life Clifford Oliver, 52, resident of the Summerfield community, re mains in a serious condition at St. Francis hospital, Cambridge, fol lowing an attempt to take his own life, Monday afternoon. It is said that Oliver shot him self through the stomach with a shotgun. He was removed imme diately to the hospital, where a major operation was performed in an attempt to save his life. It is believed that ill health caused Oliver to attempt his rash act. Noble Theater Registers $25,000 In Securities Columbus, O., Nov. 5 (Ohio Press) The Noble Theater Cor poration of Caldwell today had registered $25,000 worth of secur ities with the Division of Securities, Ohio Department of Commerce, it was reported by Ernest Cornell, division chief. This Caldwell corporation issued 250 shares of no par value common stock to be sold at $100 per share. The registration was under Section 8624-6(1) of the Ohio General Code. Fitting Program Planned Here For Armistice Day M. & M. To Invade Stronghold For Homecoming Game Armistice Day, November 11, 1946, will be observed in Caldwell and Noble county with activities slated for practically every hour of the holiday and one which should bring several thousand people to this community. The traditional observance of Armistice Day for World War I will be held in the morning, be ginning at 10:30 o’clock but the big noise will be Monday afternoon when the annual homecoming game between Caldwell and Mc Connelsville will be played at 2 o’clock sharp. Anything and everything usual ly happens at this game and neither team will be a ranking fa vorite. The American Legion and Vet erans of Foreign Wars are again co-operating and their parade will move at 10:30 sharp from the high I school building to the public square ending at the west side of the courthouse, where a short Memorial program will be given. Caldwell’s three chaplains will have complete charge of the pro gram next Monday. Rev. Walter Brown, chaplain of the Legion post, will give the invocation. Rev. George S. Wilson, Navy chaplain in World War II, will bring a brief message and benediction will be given by Rev. Glen M. Warner, chaplain of the Veterans of For eign Wars. Brady Miller will be the master of ceremonies and there will be several selections by the band. The traditional salute by the firing squad is scheduled for 11 o’clock. Afternoon Parade Local school officials under stand that McConnelsville will back their team 100 per cent next Monday, bringing the school band, as well as several floats. This par ade will be held at one o’clock and proceeds to the new athletic field where the kickoff will be made at 2 o’clock. During the half time interval, Martha Smalley Snode will be crowned the homecoming queen. Her attendants are Gladys Crock and Mary Lou Leonard. Both the McConnelsville and Caldwell bands will perform at the half. Dad’s day will also be observed at this game, the mothers of the team having been honored at the Roseville game. Local officials are cooperating to facilitate the handling of the large crowd anticipated next Monday. In the evening, the VFW have announced that a mixed dance will be held in their hall on West street. For the morning parade, all vet erans are requested to assemble at the courthouse not later than 9:30 o'clock. The Boy Scouts will also participate. Veterans of World War II are requested to wear their uniforms for the morning parade. October Had High Temperature Of 91 One of the warmest Octobers in Noble county for many years has just passed, according to Frank Bur lingame of Sharon, whose report indicates that the temperature reached an all time high of 91 de grees. This ocurred on the seventh. Noble county farmers received 3.32 inches of rain during the month, the greatest in any 24 hours being 1.46 on the 12th. Low temperature during October was 28 degrees with some frost be ing noted. There were 18 clear, five partly cloudy and eight cloudy days in the month. Major Loren Buckey To Return From Brazil Mrs. Loren E. Buckey and her little two year old daughter. Ann, has arrived in Caldwell from Brazil, where her husband Major Buckey has been commander of an Armv Air Base for the past several months. The air base is now being turned over to the Brazillians and it is expected that the Major will soon be at his home in Caldwell after serving about five years and seven months in the army air force. RETURN FROM VACATION Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Parks have returned from a month’s visit at her former home in Eau Claire, Wiscon sin. While in the mid-west, they visited with relatives in Hibbing. Minn., and Milwaukee, Wis. They are residing with Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Parks at Seneca Lake. BOARD NOW CLOSED The price control board serving the counties of Noble and Guern sey and located at Cambridge, was closed Monday, according to W. H. Driggs, who has served as chair- man. All functions of this board have now been assumed by the district OPA office in Cincinnati. TEN MARRIAGE PERMITS Ten marriage permits were issued to Noble county couples during the month of October, according to Probate Judge Otto Poling. This is one less than for the previous month. PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY IN NOBLE COUNTY NUMBER 17 Last Of Farmers’ Institutes To Be Held Next Week Mrs. D. B. Phillips Will Be Principal Speaker At Meetings Final plans have been completed for the three remaining farmers* institutes in Noble county at Sharon, Summerfield and Jackson township. Mrs. D. B. Phillips, 7622 Cincin nati-West Union road, Hamilton county, will be the guest speaker. Local speakers will include H. C. Secrest, superintendent of the coun ty schools, county agent Floyd Henderson and a member of the state highway patrol. The Sharon institute will be held Tuesday, Nov. 12 Summerfield on Wednesday, Nov. 13 and Jackson tjwnhip, Thursday, Nov. 14. Officers for the Sharon institute include: Calvin Mendenhall, pres ident Charles Ramsey, vice presi dent Mrs. Dorothy Harmon, secre tarytreasurer and Mrs. Ivan Groves, hostess. Delbert Shackle is president of the Summerfield institute Emily Havener, vice president and Herzle Garrett, secretary-treasurer. Sharon Institute The morning session will begin at 9:30 o’clock, invocation by Rev. Ray L. Swetnam, Caldwell group singing “Think On These Things,” Mrs. D. B. Phillips reading, grades seven and eight song, high school chorus apointment of committees by the chairman and talk by H. C. Secrest. Following the lunch hour, the i ’ternoon session opens at 1 o’clock with group singing, ‘Building For Tomorrow”, Mrs. Phillips song, giils’ chorus committee reports talk, state patrolman program, g-ades four, five and six four-H club awards. In the evening at 7:30 o’clock, Mrs. Phillips will speak on “What You Get For What You Pay.” There will also be special music. Summerfield Institute Held at the high school building, the institute will open at 9:30 o’clock, with the opening song led r.y Mrs. Ruth Day invocation, Rev. Marie Tschappat remarks by Del bert Shackle, president “Harriett”, story of a horse, by Mrs. Phillips talk, H. Secrest and closing talk by Floyd Henderson. In the afternoon, Mrs. Phillips speaks on “A Thoroughfare or A Dead End”. A state patrolman will also speak and Mrs. Margaret Don ohoo, home demonstration agent, is scheduled for a short talk. In the evening, Mrs. Phillips will speak on “Playing the Second I iddle” and Ed Garretson on “Rural Health and Rural Schools”. Jackson Township Institute Floyd Henderson will be in charge of the opening song service at 9:30 o'clock invocation program, school grades one, two, three and lour “Harriett” by Mrs. Phillips school program, Delancey school talk, H. C. Secrest and talk by Floyd Henderson, followed by a basket dinner. The afternoon session opens with group singing school program, grades five, six, seven and eight calk, Margaret T. Donohoo talk, J. I. Steiner special music committee reports and election of officers “Playing The Second Fiddle”, by Mrs. Phillips. The evening session at 7:30 o’clock will open with special music “Rural Health and Rural Schools”, Ed Carettson special music “The Keeper of the Springs”, Mrs. Phillips magician, Tommy Wind sor. The Four-H club will have the re freshment concessions. Members of the dinner committee are Mrs. Mil dred Smith, Mrs. Winnie Slater, Mrs. Olive Farson and Erwin New ton. Officers are Dean Raney, presi dent Ernest Wells, vice president Loretta Hughes, secretary-treasurer end Beulah McMannis, hostess Rebekah Lodge Holds Annual Inspection Mrs. Cora Dunlap, Perrysburg, president of the Ohio Rebekah as sembly, was the presiding officer Tuesday evening for annual inspec tion of Noble Rebekah lodge, No. 376. A dinner was held at 6:30»o’clock in the dining room of the First x3resbyterian church, given by the Ladies Aid Society. Representatives were present from the lodges in Senecaville, Byesville and Cumber land. Mrs. Chleo Hutchins is Noble Grand of the local lodge and had charge of the meeting which foll owed. Phyllis Lanier Wins Prince of Peace Contest Miss Phyllis Lanier was the win ner in the Prince of Peace contest held Sunday evening at the Belle Valley Methodist church, Rev. John McGee in charge. Miss Lanier spoke on “A Time for Decision”. These contests are sponsored by the Ohio Council of Churches. Judges were Mrs. Rolland Boyd, A. H. Rich and Wallace Blake. Miss Lanier received a bronze medal and will compete in the county contesl to be held in December. AT YERIAN HOME Mr. and Mrs. Roy Yerian ant children, Carolyn Lauerne and Dell Sue of Orville spent the weekem at his father’s home, Mr. and Mrs James Yerian, Cumberland rout cne. Other visitors at the Yeria: home were Mrs. Ira Murphy of Orr ville, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Peck Malta, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Picken paugh of Cumberland. COUNCIL MEETING Monthly meeting of the villag council was held Wednesday ev n:ng of this week rather than Tue day, inasmuch as the City Hall w used as a voting precinct. Only roi tine business was transacted.