Thursday, Feb. 12, 1953
910 Farmers Take
Part In Program
Army Of Candidates
File Their Petitions
Several Contests Listed In Villages,
Townships, And Boards Of Education
Seven candidates filed ior seats on the council of the
village of Caldwell with six to be elected, according to Clem
Dutton, chairman of the Noble county board of elections.
At Meeting In
The only other contest in Caldwell will be that for mem
bers of the school board. Two are to be elected and three filed.
In Noble township, the race
W. W. (Bud) Hurst
Receives 50 Year
Pin And Award
W. W. (Bud) Hurst and 14 oth
er Masons were honored Monday
evening when 172 attended the
Masonic banquet meeting at the
Sponsoi'ed by Noble lodge, No.
459, F. & A. M., the banquet hon
ored W. W. Hurst, who received
his 50 year pin and others who
were presented with 40 and 25
Mr. Hurst also received a life
membership card in the local
lodge. This was presented by
John T. Kirchner, chairman of
the banquet committee.
Ladies of the WSCS. Methodist
church, served 172 dinners, and
they were highly complimented
on the fine dinner and service.
Mr. Hurst received his 50 year
pin and apron from E. W. Wat
son, district deputy.
Those who received 40 year
pins included: O. C. Cain of Sar
ahsville, T. R. Hazard of Colum
bus, Apollo Morris of McConnels
ville, H. J. Startzman of Caldwell,
W. Cleve Parks of Portsmouth,
Clayton (Jum) McKee of Cald
well, and George L. Thompson of
Recipients of the 25 year pins
were T. J. Skidmore of Steuben
ville, Joe Woodford of Caldwell
route 3, W. V. Archer of Cald
well, Ira W. Little of Lancaster,
Reuben W. Parks of Seneca Lake,
George C. Sanford of Pleasant
City route 1, and Gorby Wells of
Rev. Walter H. Brown is wor
.shipful master of the local lodge.
Members of the committee
were O. H. Pickenpaugh, J. W
Hazard, E. B. Wheeler, M. A.
Brienza, and John T. Kirchner.
William H. Archer, chairman of
the Noble County PMA commit
tee, has announced that 910 farm
ers in the county have signed up
for participation in the 1953 PMA
This number of participators
constituted approximately 75 per
cent of the active farms in the
county. Applications were made
for about 60 farm ponds and for
more than 200 spring develop
ments. In addition, applications
were made for strip cropping,
open drain ditches, tile drainage,
and tree planting, along with
lime and fertilizer.
In 1953, no purchase orders
will be issued for fertilizer, ac
cording to Mr. Archer. However,
they will be issued for lime.
In a few days, the approval of
the practices will be sent to the
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Parrish.
prominent residents of the Shar
on community, are enjoying a
month's motor trip thru the west.
They plan to spend some time in
DANCE AT lirookfield School,
Saturday, Feb. 14. Public in
vited. 32 J-L
Section Of County
for trustee should prove to be
a hot one. There are two to
be elected and eight filed peti
tions before the deadline last
The complete list of candidates
who filed their petitions is as fol
Council Lee Myers, James
Johnson, Donald D. Nichols, Ro
bert G. Paxton, Dwight F. Wiley,
Carl R. Johnson, and Emil E.
Board of public affairs—R. D.
Buckey, Charles Rogers, and
Treasurer—Paul G. McGlashan.
School board R. C. Moore,
Warren H. Bruns, Mary Tipton,
and Hillis Keeton.
School board—Frank W. Bur
lingame, L. E. Hedge, and Wil
liam B. Schott.
treasurer—William Deal. Villa
Clerk—F. M. Atkinson.
Council Homer B. House,
Glass Powell, Homer Israel, Ken
neth Carpenter, and James Deal.
Mayor—Orville S. Shafer and
Council—Sherman Shafer, Leo
J. Mazgay, Bernard Carnes, Wil
liam Matheney, Thurstan Ralph,
George E. Barlock, Cecil Preston,
and Carlos Brown.
School board—Joe Macenko,
jr., Charles Svercek, Basil Charl
ton, Arlin B. Still, John F. Sklen
ar, and Elijah Danford.
Continued on Page Two
In Club Concert
Sunday, Feb. 22, At
James McGregor, a son of Dr
and Mrs. A. G. McGregor, 607
North street, Caldwell, will sing
with the Capital University men's
glee club when they appear in
concert, Sunday afternoon and
evening, Feb. 22, in Mees Hall, on
the Capital University campus,
This ts McGregor's senior year
at Capital university. In addi
tion to his school activities and
his work in the glee club, the
Caldwell student finds time to
take part i n the concert and
marching band. He is also
member of the Central Ohio
Chapter of American Guild of
Organists, Phi Mu Alpha, and or
ganist at the Riverside Methodist
There is no admission charge
for the above concert. However,
all seats are reserved. Tickets
may be obtained by writing
Harm Harms, Glee Club mana
ger, Capital University, Colum
Those whose names were
drawn Saturday night at t.hc
Caldwell Implement & Supply
company were first prize, Dean
Milligan of Caldwell route, Fred
Yerian, Cumberland, second prize
and W. S. Bales, Senecaville.
third prize. All prizes were issued
in trade from the company. It
was estimated that approximate
ly 80 names were registered at
the viewing of the new John
Deere tractor. modrl 40.
Reinersville Combat Soldier Relates
Experiences On Korean War Front
Among the GI news writers gathering the combat stories in
'Korea is Cpl. Gerald Willey, of Reinersville route 1.
Willey broke away from the reporting of the adventures of
other recently to relate some experiences of his own on "the
line" in Korea.
Many Noble countiaii^ who re
ceive their electric power from
the Ohio Power Company were
without electricity in their home
Monday evening from 6:00 to 7:00
p. m. and from 8:45 to 9:15 p. m.
The "black-out" occurred when
a tractor trailer snapped off a
iutility pole one mile north of
on U. S. Route 21.
A coupling pin snapped, caus
ing the truck to go out of
The Reinersville man arrived in Korea last July and was as
signed to gather news for the
trol, according to a report sub
mitted to the state highway pa
MAYTAG DUTCH OVEN
Fm Economy In Cooking.
Natural or Bottled Gas
tten's Appliance Center
vie V r,a North Street
third divisioji shortly afterwards,
Last September, Willey led a
group of UN correspondents up
Kelly Hill. He was instructed to
act as a guide and rush the news
report back to a teletype trans
mitter. Willey said:
"There was a lot going on up
there. I took the correspondents
up all right and we worked it out,
so that one of them would bring
the copy back to me at the jeep."
It appears there was a lot go
ing on up on Kelly, as the 24 year
old corporal said, because he had
to crawl under his jeep to get
"The Chinese shells started
coming pretty close after awhile,"
Willey recalled. "And when I
heard a fragment hit the front
seat, I figured the correspondents
had enough reporting for one
day. I ran up and got them and
we beat it cut of there.
Willis Ralph, 616 Fairground
street, is the new night watch
man and deputy marshal for the
village of Caldwell. His appoint
ment was made last week by the
council and he has already taken
over his duties. Jack Oliver is
serving as village marshal, park
ing meter officer, and street com
Boy Scout Board
Named Member At
Large In Area
John McKinley, manager of
the Caldwell piant, Cleveland
Graphite Bronze Company,' was
named as a member at large of
the area council Tuesday evening,
during the annual dinner meeting
of the Zane Trace area, Boy
Scouts of America, held at the
Hotel Rogge, Zanesville.
Representing Noble county, a
part of the Forest Rose district,
at the dinner were Mr. and Mis
Donald McDiffitt and Mrs. Harry
A three course dinner was
served to over 300 who attended.
The Boy Scouts are observing
their birthday anniversary this
week with a special Boy Scout
program held last Sunday morn
ing by the First Church of Christ
on Nprth street. This church is
the sponsor of the cub scouts in
Plans are also being completed
for a blue and gold banquet
Monday evening. Feb. 16, at the
Church of Christ, when the cub
scouts will receive their charter.
Ray Graft, of Cambridge, scout
executive, will make the presen
tation. Several awards will also
be made that evening. The pub
lic is invited to this meeting and
all parents are urged to attend.
The planned potluck dinner
will be held at 6:00 o'clock in
the church basement with the
den mothers in charge.
The charter presentation cere
monies will be held at 7:30 p. m.
The public has been urged to
take more of an interest in scout
ing for this community and get,
behind the movement, which to
date has been dependent on only
Will Meet Feb. 19
John K. Shamhart. field repre
sentative in Noble, Monroe, and
Morgan counties for the Cam
bridge Production Credit Asso
ciation, has announced plans of
the annual stockholders meeting.
The 19th annual meeting of
CPCA stockholders will be held
in one large central meeting in
Cambridge at the Elks lodge
room. The date is Feb. 19, be
ginning promptly at 12:00 noon
with a turkey dinner.
Following the dinner, enter
tainment will be provided, one
director will be electcd, and a
short business report will be de
C. R. "Cap" Arnold, former
production credit commissioner
in Washington until his retire
ment in 1951, is to be the fea
The Cambridge Production
Credit Association serves 13
counties, with central offices in
Sheriff and Mrs. Donald Consi
way and their small daughter
moved into the living quarters
of the Noble county jail Wednes
day. All of the rooms have been
repainted and repaired and the
painting of the cell block was
scheduled to begin this week.
"Open house" at the local jail
is planned for February 21.
In observance of Lincoln s
birthday anniversary, the Noble
county courthouse was closod all
day Thursday, Feb. 12. The
courthouse will likewise be closed
on Monday, Feb. 23. since Wash
ington's birthday falls on Sunday,
PATTEN'S TO CLOSE
Patten's Acpliancc Center will
be closed all day on Thursday.
Feb. 19. On that day, the entire
staff will journey to Columbus
to view the new 1953 Admiral re
NOTICE Dance at Brookfield
seool, -Saturday, .February 14.
Public invited. -J&J
On Thursday, Feb. 19, ten No
ble county men will report for
induction into the armed forces,
according to a report from the
local Selective Service office.
This number represents the
largest quota of draftees to leave
Noble county at one time fpr the
past several months.
On Wednesday, Feb. 18, two
men will report for their physical
examination for army induction.
Those who will leave for serv
ice on Feb. 19 are: Arthur Daniel
Zudell, son of Andrew Zudell.
Caldwell route 6 Carl Hedleston,
son of Carl Hedleston, sr., 4^uak
er City route.
Ivan Lee Cobb, son of '^Bud"
Cobb, Belle Valley Warner Cur
tis Roe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray
mond Roe, Quaker City route 1.
Myron Dale Miley, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Carl Miley, Pleasant
City route 1 Emerson Louis Car
penter, son of William Carpenter,
Quaker City route 4.
Patrick Thurman Archibald,
son of Mack Archibald, Sharon:
Lawrence Franklin Morris, son of
Homer "Morris, Summerfield
Robert Dean Larrick, son of
Clarice Larrick, 201 North street,
Caldwell James Albeit Sopko,
brother of Mrs. Wilma Mousey,
Ava route 1.
The men who will receive their
physical examination next Wed
nesday are: Clarence West, Sum
merfield route 2, and Bernard
Charles Hill, Summerfield route.
Fined In Court
Mayor Homer Johnson
Has A Busy Schedule
Six truck drivers were taken
into Mayor Johnson's court last
Frid&y, all of whom had been ar
rested for overloading by state
Those fined for overloading in
eluded: Ellis VanFossen, Cald
well route 3, $25.00 and costs
Hollis Jackson, Barnes ville, $25
and costs William Wells, Cald
well, $74.00 and costs: Marion
Oge, Dexter City, $25.00 and
costs': Francis Dimmerling, Sum
merfield route, $25.00 and costs:
and Dean Maxwell, Summerfield
$25.00 and costs.
Elsie Parrish, Caldwell route,
was fined $5.00 and costs in
mayor's court for not having
sufficient clearing distance.
Walter Hurley of Cleveland
and Joseph Crock of Caldwell
route were both brought before
Mayor Johnson by Patrolman
Liltrell, charged with driving
with no lights. They were fined
$5.00 and costs.
Charles Robinson of Dexter
City was arrested by Sheriff
Conawa.y for illegal parking and
was fined $5.00 ana costs by
Tuesday morning, Charles
Wentworth of Sarahsville was
taken before the mayor, charged
with assault and battery. He
pleaded guilty and was fined
$1.00 and costs and sentenced to
20 days in jail. Arrest was made
bv Sheriff Conaway.
SUFFERS BACK INJURIES
Henry Kinnen. Bel ford street,
was admitcd to Bethesda hospi
tal, Zanesville, last week for
treatment of back injuries. He
sustained the injuries when he
fell from a ladder on a construc
tion job at the R. C. Moore lum
ber yard, where he is employed.
Mrs. Harold Hune and Mrs.
Joseph Buckey attended the an
nual hairdresser's guild at Col
umbus, Neil House, Saturday,
Sunday, and Monday. The are
the owners of Mildred & Emily's
Beautv Shoppe. North street.
VOLUME 94 ESTABLISHED IN 1859 CALDWELL, OHIO, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1953 TWELVE PAGES THIS WEEK NUMBER 32
Ten Men WiU
Report Feb. 13
For Army Duty
Group Largest Quota
In Several Months
For Noble County
County Basketball Tournament
Will Open Monday, Feb. 16
Four Months Report Released
Today By Clerk V. Morgareidge
Villages and the number of cus
tomers affected in the Noble
county area were the following:
Coal Run, 74 Watorford, 41
Warner, 58 and Whipple. 61.
The new rates will affect about,
9,679 customers in nine counties
and will go into effect when
Ohio Fuel files tariff sheets.
The company announced that
costs of maintenance and meter
reading, in addition to the invest
ment for each customer was "sub
stantially higher" in the unincor
porated areas than in nearby in
All consumers affected by the
change had signed agreements
for natural gr.s service at rates
contained in Ohio Fuel's petition.
Miss Lois Roberts, granddaugh
ter of Mrs. E. G. Tarleton, Bel
ford street, appeared in color
Sunday in the magazine section
of The Columbus Dispatch. With
a background of sheet music in
the form of a valentine, the pic
ture carried the annual valentine
message of The Columbus Dis
patch for 1953. The color work
was done by Robert Wheaton,
There will be plenty of fireworks in the opening round of the
Noble county basketball tournament, Monday night, Feb. 16, judg
ing from the results of the drawing Saturday morning in the
office of Supt. H. C. Secrest.
The Sarahsville Red Devils will be pitted against Batesville
in the opening round which begins at 7:30 p. m.
The opening session of the junior high tourney begins Satur
day evening and thereafter
first game of this play-off will
be held before the county senior
tournament. All junior high
games will begin at 6:15 p. m.
In the final game on Monday
evening, Forest Grove will be
pitted against Dexter City.
Tuesday evening the defeated
teams on the previous night will
begin the hard row for consola
At 8:30 p. m. Tuesday, Har
riettsville will bump up against
Summerfield. Belle Valley drew
the bye and on Wednesday even
ing at 8:30 o'clock, they will play
As in the past, the Noble coun
ty tournament will be play on
the double elimination and then
Ward Bishop of Summerfield is
manager of the county play-off
and he was in charge of the
drawing Saturday morning.
Sarahsville and Harriettsville,
leaders in the league play, were
the two seeded teams. Sarahs
ville, represented by Coach John
Eibel, won the toss and he electcd
to place his team in the top
bracket with Harriettsville in the
There *vill be plenty of fire
works in the county tourney this
year with the winner and runnerr
up advancing to the Marietta
play-off, along with Caldwell.
All admission tickets for the
county tourney will be 50c.
The finals will be played Fri
day evening and the trophies pre
sented at that time by Supt. H. C.
Directors Of The Caldwell Building & Loan Company
Pictured above are the present directors of the Caldwell Building & Loan Company. They in
clude, first row-, left to right, Paul Clark, president Jess S. Harris, chairman of the board, and John
C. Groves, secretary. Second row, left to right, Herschel C. Jordan, Fred F. Fox, attorney for the
company, W. Vernon Archer, vice president, E. M. Farley and Robert E. Lorenz.
Parking Meters Collect $3,278
The secret is now out!
On their first four months trial, the parking meters in
Caldwell collected the staggering total of $3,278.45, according
to Clerk Violet Morgareidge. ...
Of this amount, one-half or $1,639.21 has been sent to
the Magee Park-O-Meter Company in Oklahoma City, Okla.,
and a similar amount placed
in the parking meter fund for
Gas Rates Upped
In County Area
Coal Run Consumers
Will Be Affected
Higher gas rates were approved
for customers of the Ohio Fuel
Gas Company by the state util
ities commission last week.
The 227 parking meters were
installed in Caldwell on a six
months trial basis. If they are
retained bv the village, the
amount already paid in will ap
ply on the purchase price of $15,
Should the parking meters be
removed, the company will con
sider them as being rented to
the village of Caldwell and the
money received from the village
will appply on a rental basis,
with a possible refund.
The parking meters were in
stalled in Caldwell on October 15.
From that date to Nov. 9, they
collected $745.43 in pennies,
nickels, and dimes.
From Nov. 9 to Dec. 9, $815.17
was collected. From Dec. 9 to
Jan. 9, the amount jumped to
$820.33, and for the past month
from Jan. 9 to Feb. 9, or Monday
of this week, the receipts reached
the all time high of $897.52.
If the parking meter receipts
during the winter months run
this high, it is cxpected that dur
ing the summer at least $1,000 if
not more will be collected month
The parking meter fund is used
by the village to pay ,the salary
of the parking meter custodian,
Jack Oliver, and the street clean
er, Homer Cunningham.
One old time resident remarked
this week ihat if the parking
meters never served another pur
pose, other than keeping the local
streets cleaned, that should be
Hereafter, a monthly report on
parking meter receipts will be re
leased by the village council thru
the clerk, Violet Morgareidge.
Smith's Chapel To
Smith's Chapel church in Mor
gan county, near Reinersville,
will hold a rededication service
on Sunday, Feb. 15. This will
be an all day meeting with din
ner in the church basement at
The church has undergone ex
tensive remodeling in the past
year and just recently been com
pleted. A large basement, with
kitchen, dining room, rest rooms
and oil furnace, has been added,
as well as a choir loft and Sunday
The carpenter work was done
by the Pennock brothers and the
wiring by Willis Welch.
Anyone is invited to attend this
service and especially former
ministers are urged to attend.
Frank Low man, Maple Heights,
is a patient in St. Francis
hospital, Cambridge, receiving
treatment for pneumonia.
NOTICE—The Muskingum Valley
Co-Op. Dairy Sales will be
closed from Monday, Feb. 16 to i
Feb. 19, inclusive, for repairs.
Caldwell Building & Loan Company
Institutes Federal Insurance Plan
Three Injured In
Traffic Held Up
For Three Hours
John Cantor, 45, of Berne, suf
fered a severe head injury and
injuries of the chest. Saturday
night in an auto-tractor trailer
accident on U. S. Route 21 at
State patrolmen investigated
the accident that hospitalized
Cantor's son, Howard, 19, sus
tained a fractured nose, head in
juries, bruises and abrasions. An
other passenger, Juantia Reish
man, 19, of Woodsfield route 3,
suffered head injuries and bruises
The injured were taken to St.
Francis hospital, Cambridge. Can
tor and his son were reported in
fair condition and Miss Reish
man was reported as being in
fairly good condition.
The accidcnt occurred in the
cement bridge just north of the
Noble-Guernsey county line at
7:00 p. m. and it was three hours
later before normal traffic was
Patrolmen said that the trailer
came loose from the tractor and
upset on the Cantor car, which
was literally pancaked by the im
pact. All regular traffic was de
toured thru the village of Fair
view until the bridge was cleared
GUN PICKED L!P
Monday morning, an army
model .45 caliber revolver was
picked up by Sheriff Donald Con
away and Deputy Sheriff Jack
Berry from a Noble countian
The weapon was sent by express
to the FBI, in care of the West
Virginia state police, where it
will be used as evidence jn the
trial of a murder committed four
years ago. The revolver had been
sold to the Noble countian by the
guilty person and was the last
niissinc link in his conviction.
Reinersville Child Is Accidental
Victim In Home Shooting Fracas
Tour Office Supply
For Your Every Need
The Journal Has It!
Come in Todqy!
All Deposits Are
How Insured Up
Paul M. Clark
Now Serving As
The Caldwell Building &
Loan Company, one of the
oldest financial institutions in
Noble county, has been of
ficially notified that their ap
plication for federal insurance
of all accounts up to $10,000.00
has been approved by the
Federal Savings & Loan In
This announcement was
made today by Paul M. Clark,
president, who said that officers
of the company have been busy
for several months changing over
to the new system.
Instituting the federal insur
ance plan, called for a complete
new posting system, in addition
to all new records and ledgers.
All stockholders were notified
of the change and their approval
was necessary before it was
The local financial institution
has enjoyed an unusally sound
growth since the turn of the cen
tury. Their last financial state
ment revealed total assets of
SI,625,792.24, including first mort
loans of $1,066,082.20, stock in
Home Loan bank, $19,800.00, and
cash on hand and in bank, $226,
The statement also shows that
deposits were listed at $1,169,
838.20, including interest of $3,
The Caldwell Building & Loan
Company was first started back
in 1884. Jess S. Harris, chairman
of the board of directors, has been
connected with the institution for
68 years, and vividly recalls the
financial institutions gradual
growth from the late 80'StOvitS
capacity as of today.
Launched in 1884
During the autumn of 1884, a
movement was launched looking
Continued on Page Two
In Auto Crash
Jerry Wickham, 18, and his
brother, Arthur T. Wickham, 21,
both of Canton, were arrested
Sunday by Noble County Sheriff
Don Conaway on several
Beverly Ann, two and a half years oid. the daughter of Mr. anil
and Mrs. Robert Rummcl, of Reinersville. was shot thru the lower
part of the face at her home last Thursday morning. She was
rushed to Marietta Memorial hospital, where her condition is re
ported as "fair".
Investigation of the shooting was made by Sheriff McConnell,
of Morgan county. He called the rniehan "nnrpiv accidental", al
though it is his opinion that the
gun was fired by a five year old
sister of Beverly Ann.
The gun had been in the top
drawer of a dresser in the bed
room where the children were
playing. Neighbors told the sher
iff they found the gun misplaced
in the drawer.
The bullet, slightly larger than
a .32 caliber slug, was found im
bedded in a cedar chest in the
bedroom. It had struck the low
er right side of the little girl's
face and came out below her left
ear. She was given first aid by
a Beverly physician before be
ing taken to the hospital.
Mrs. Rummel told the sheriff
she didn't know who pulled the
trigger of the gun.
The father, an employe of the
Bruns Coal Company, at Beverly,
was working at the time of the
following an automobile wreck at
The younger of the two men
drove off in his brother's car, a
1952 Ford sedan, while the latter
was in one of the taverns at
Belle Valley. He traveled only a
few hundred feet when he drove.
the car into a tree near the traf
fic light in that town.
Damages on the car totaled
$441.46, according to an estimate
given bv the O. H. Pickenpaugh
garage here, but the driver was
Hearing was held before Mayor
Orville Shafer of Belle Valley,
Jerry Wickham was fined
$143.50 after being found guilty
of the following charges: driving
under the influence of alcohol
and reckless driving.
Arthur Wickham was fined
$29.75 for intoxication, disorderly
conduct and disturbing of the
NOTICE The First National
Bank. The Farmers & Mer
chants Bank, and The Caldwell
Building & Loan Company will
close all day, Thursday, Feb. 12.
On State Route 313
Cambridge state highway pa
trol reported a minor accident
which occurred Saturday evening
on State Route 313.
An auto driven by Halderman
Murphy, 46, of Pleasant City
route, was struck by a car driven
by Richard B. Oiler, of Seneca
ville. The collision occurred as
the Murphy car was backed off
Both cars were damaged and
Murphy was taken to Swan hos
pital. Cambridge, where he was
treated for a laceration of the
Phone 357 Caldwell
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