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Caidweii Native Honored By Ohio Slate Students ^rogrsm Completed for Decoration Day, f»by 30 Selected by student balloting for the designation were Profes sor Fanchon Warfield, of the School Home Economics Pro fessor Lawrence A. Kauffman, department of animal science and Roderick D. Barden, of the agricultural engineering depart ment. Announcement of the honors came at the All-Ag Review and barbecue at the Plumb Hall Arena, on the campus, under the sponsorship of the All Agricul tural Council, student governing body in the college of agricul ture. Miss Warfield has been a member of the resident home economics faculty since 1952. For two years before that, she served as assistant state leader in home demonstration work and for 14 years she was home demonstration agent in Guern sey county. Miss Warfield is the daughter of Mrs. Hattie Waffield, of the Caldwell community and the late Charles O. Warfield, who served as commissioner of this county. Miss Donna Warfield. and Mrs. Freda Tilton, both of Caldwell, are sisters of the honored pro fessor. Schools Receive $5 AArt AS /,ouu.46 From State Foundation The fourth and final quarterly distribution of foundation pro gram funds for the 1954-55 school year was made to the school districts this week in Noble county, according to Supt. H. C. Secrest. The final distribution for the current school year in the entire ttate amounted to $31,227,475. In Noble county, the school districts received the following amounts: Beaver, $7,482.20 Belle Val ley, $9,027.42 Buffalo, $2,956.28 Brookfield, $197.77 Center, $6,858.36 Dexter City, $7,990.95 Elk, $905.77 Fulda, $2,435.78 Jackson, $1,431.01 Middleburg, $1,533.99 Seneca, $1,093.36 Shar on, $3,850.59 Stock, $2,094.04, and Summerfield, $5,942.94. The above payments represent a total of $57,800.46. Tax Collection Totals $2,055.83 A reeding to Treasurer A. R. Hicks, $2,055.83 has been col lected in the current real estate collection which opened in this county last Friday, May 20. The tax books were opened Friday for collection of the last half of the' 1954 tax. On Friday or the opening day, $1,448.60 was collected with $445.55 on Saturday morning. For the early part of Monday, $161.88 has been taken in by the treasurer. The tax books will remain open until June 20. DISORDERLY CONDUCT Homer Barnes, 39, of Summer field, was arrested, Tuesday by Sheriff Donald Conaway for dis orderly conduct and disturbing the peace in Summerfield. He was brought to the Noble county jail where he is awaiting trial before Mayor Dean Oliver, of Summerfield. NIGHT OF ENTERTAINMENT, rriday, May 27, Caldwell Fire Department, 8:P0 to 11:00. 47 IN OBSERVANCE of Decoration Day, The Journal-Leader office will be closed all day, Monday, May 30. The Journal will be pub lished Thursday morning and The Leader, Thursday afternoon. lep. Edmund G. James Will Deliver Principal Address At Ceremonies In Olive Cemetery Annual Decoration Day services for Caldwell and com munity will be held Monday morning, May 30, beginning as 10:00 o'clock in Olive cemetery with Rep. Edmund G. James as the principal speaker. All veterans' organizations and qneet at the V.F.W. hall on West street at 9:30 a. m., Monday to form the line of march Olive cemetery. Special Recognition, Professor of the Year, Given Miss Warfield Thrfee QJiio State University faculty members, including Miss Fanchon Warfield, of Cald well, were honored Wednesday night as "professors of the year" in agriculture and home- econo mics. their auxiKaries Rep. Edmund James will speak briefly, after which there will be a salute to the deceased vet erans by the firing squad and then the 'benediction by Ira J. Brandon of the First Church of Christ. On the return from Olive cemetery, ine parade will pause at the Olive bridge which spans Duck Creek and salute the Navy veterans. The annual Memorial Sunday services for the patriotic organ izations will be held May 29 at the First Baptist church in Cald well. Rev. Roy Wikander, pastor, will deliver the annual Memorial Day sermon. All patriotic organizations will meet at the courthouse at 10:00 o'clock Sunday morning and march to the church in a body. Commissioners Aid In Economy Program Opposition Developes To Seneca Rd. Closing The economy streak is being absorbed by the Noble county commissioners according to a check of the business transacted by this group for the last two weeks. On Monday, May 23, the com missioners met in regular ses sion but didn't transact a single item of business. Monday of this week they agreed to purchase a used long wheel base 1949 Ford truck, chassis and cab, at a price of $575.00. The purchase will be made from G. T. Jennings, Cald well. Monday afternoon, the com missioners viewed a section of road 157 in Wayne township, near Seneca Lake, relative to the closing of at least 1500 feet of the highway. Hearing on this proposed peti tion will be held on Tuesday, May 31. It is understood that some opposition has been voiced to the proposed closing. The commissioners also agreed to transfer $20,058.50 from the gasoline tax and auto license fund to the road and bridge fund for the purpose of paying some delinquent bills. The commissioners are co operating in the movement to put Noble county on a pay-as you-go basis and so far Auditor C. R. Atkinson has received the support of every other coutity official. Band Concerlj To Begin On June 4 The Saturday night band con certs, presented by the Caldwell high school band, will begin this year on June 4. Marvin Wood, director of the band, again has renewed the agreement with the Noble Coun ty Chamber of Commerce for the weekly musical presentation which will be offered to the peo ple of the county for the next 13 Saturdays. The time this year has been changed from 7:00 to 8:00 p. m. o'clock, according to Director Wood. New students in the band will be Grace Brumbach on cymbals, Fairy Lee Morgan, saxophone player, and Judy Henry, Jackie Davis, Steve Johnson, all play ing trumpets. THE BELLE VALLEY American Legion Club Rooms are open each day from 4:00 p. m. to 1:00 a. m. and on Saturdays and Sun days from 1:00 p. m. to 1:00 a. m. 47 BABY CHICKS! Popular breeds. See us for your needs. Donald D. Nichols, Caldwell, Ohio. 35tf VOLUME 96 ESTABLISHED IN 1859 CALDWELL, OHIO, THURSDAY, MAY 26, 1955 will They will be headed by th» Caldwell high school banc under the direction of Marvin 1 Wood, in addition to the coloi of the organizations. •At the cemetery, the invoci tion will be given by Rev. Pa mer Manson, pastor of the Fir Presbyterian church, 'lhe salul to the flag will be led by Jac Barnhart, commander of tt V.F.W. post. The band will then play (*Tb Star Spangled Banner" aftc which the various organization will present their floral tribute to those who lost their lives i the different wars. T1 UIUI"""'J fS 8* i s -4 i./ if* County Students Rank Slate Department Scores Announced For Various Schools By Supt. Secrest Evan Brill, Summerfield high school, fifth in district by division. General Science Mary Jo Martin, Dexter City high school, ranked 15th in the district by division. Algebra Larry Atkinson, Batesville high school, second in the dis trict, second in the state by division, and fourth in the dis (Continued on Page Two) Local Community Park Is In Need Of Money The M'.munity P*rk com mittee needs approximately $200.00 and they are making a public appeal for this money from the people of Caldwell and area. In order to solve the drain age problem at the park, it is necessary to lay 400 feet of 12 inch pipe, which is being pur chased from R. C. Moore Lum ber company at cost and being hauled free to the park. The committee already has $200 and they need the balance to pay for the project, which is so badly needed. If you can spare $5.00 or even $1.00, just call or contact Merle Barnhart of Barnhart's Ap pliance Store or Clifton Elliott of the Standard Oil Service sta tion and they will gladly receive your contribution for this pro ject. Two New Homes Now Under Construction Two new honv"- in the Cald well area will be under con struction this week, including that of Mr. and Mrs. Myron Merry and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Smith, North street. Silas Boyd and William Lahue will begin construction on the Smith home, which is located directly opposite that of Robert (Jum) Clark on Park Heights, north of Caldwell.' Albert G. Schoeppner is the contractor for the Merry home, which will be located at the rear of the Howard B. Young prop erty on North street. BUYS INTEREST Announcement was made today that Chester Hayes has purchased the one-half interest from his brother, Richard Hayes, in the Sunoco Service station on the corner of West and Bridge streets. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hayes and family are now en joying a trip to Florida and other points of interest. BEGINNING the first Saturday in June and continuing during June, July, August and Septem ber, the Farmers & Merchants bank will close at noon each Saturday. Edward L. Merry, president. 47-48 *1®!*# High Ranking County Scholarship Team l-W •jiP i. J-% V W.J I* V v V v 'r 8*- J' «V Noble county school students again grabbed off top scholastic honors in the final state scholarship tests, accord ing to the results released today by H. C. Secrest, superin tendent of county schools. As a team from any individual school, top honors again went to Batesville, whose eight students captured 20 cer tificates or places in the dis trict, division or state. Students who placed in the county, according to classifications state are various determined by the as follow*: Biology Dwain Gerald Gregg, Bates ville, first'in the district by div ision, third in the state by div ision, and first in the district regardless of classification. On Sunday, May 29, services will be held at the Mt. Zion church, beginning at 10:15 a. Rev. A. G. Riggle will be in charge. Members of Jane Bell tent will attend in a body. On Monday afternoon, May 30, at 1:30 o'clock, services will be held at Village View cemetery The address will be made by Rev. Floyd Gaugler. pastor of the Caldwell Methodist church Music will be furnished by the Old Washington band, directed by Jack Beatty. Children of the community will march to the cemetery with the band and Jane Bell tent members. The D.U.V. members will then go to Mt. Zion church where .special services will be held at 2:30 p. m. Rev. Leo Myers, pastor of the Senecaville Methodist church will deliver the message. Music will also be furnished by the Old Washington band. MOVING TO COLUMBUS Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lee Hazard and sons are moving to Columbus where he has secured employment at the Grant hos pital. He had been employed on the county highways. To Receive This Thursday night, May 26, 1955, means much to John Bill Brister, 17. Some three years following a near fatal accident which has resulted in approximately 75 visits to various hospitals and almost constant treatment for the same length of time, he will proudly receive his diploma tonight from Harry G. Richcreek, president of the Caldwell board of education. To John Bill Brister, the diploma will mean that he is graduating from Caldwell high school, despite almost unbe lievable odds and obstacles that have arisen since June 4, 1952 when he sustained a severe spinal injury in an auto accident. Although each of the other 47 Seniors have worked hard during the past 12 years for their diplomas, it is doubtful if any other in this class Thursday night have had the hard road to travel that be fell John Bill Brister. At 4:30 p. rn. in the late afternoon of June 4, 1952, the young freshman, who less than 30 days previous had passed-to the Sophomore class, CoVers No bus. JZouNry Ltk& tw-e SuNf+uN^ Ms Pictured above is the ranking Noble county by division. Left to right they are: Harold scholarship team in the recent state scholarship Mann, Larry Atkinson, Monte Neuhart, Eugene tests. The eight students won a total of 20 Hannahs, Dwain Gregg, and Ruth Mallett. certificates, including three firsts in the dis- Seated are: AnnabeDe Betts and Rita McGee. trict by division and one second in the state J. Lewis Stevens is principal at Batesvillc. SarahsvilJe D. U. V. Plans Memorial Day Programs Schcduied iut Sunday and Monday Final plans have been com pleted by Jane Bell tent, No. Ill for the observance of Memorial Sunday and Decoration day in the Sarahsville and Mt. Zion communities. 'f-4"' ,~ 0* 9 I* "j a 8 4 .. if 1TV I V.,' J&t.l •X *f The local street cleaners start to work at 7.30 a. m. and it will be impossible for them to make two trips on the same street. For this reason, property own ers should be ready for them by this time on Tuesday, May 31. Caldwell has always been noted for being an exceptionally clean looking community but it takes the efforts of all and not just a few to accomplish this. All citizens are urged to co operate with village officials next Tuesday and do their bit in making Caldwell a nice and especially, a clean looking town. SEEKS DIVORCE Sula Fox, Of Caldwell, has filed action for a divorce in Com mon Pleas court from her hus band, Berman Fox, of Canton. The plaintiff is charging him with gross neglect of duty and failure to maintain and support her since their marriage. Her attorney is L. C. Young. ATTEND INSPECTION Mrs. H. C. Secrest, of Walnut street, attended the O.E.S. Grand Inspection of the Home City Chapter *in Springfield, Monday. Mrs. Secrest is a member of the Grand chorus of Ohio which par ticipated in the ceremony. «#i 1 'a i J? r*T? "5( f*' High In Tests Tuesday,May 31, Set As Annual Clean-up Special Day Designated For Citizens To Help Mayor Homer Johnson an nounced today that Tuesday, May 31, has been designed as clean-up day in Caldwell and he is asking the cooperation of all citizens in making this a success ful project. Msyor Johnson said that all Citizens who have articles to be hauled away or other debris that has accumulated during the win ter months, should have them in boxes or sacks and that they be placed along each street. 273 County Farms Affiliated With ASC Program Actively I- i 'm s -r-.v Many Attractions Are Booked During Four Big Nighis, Ending On Saiurday The third annual Summerfield homecoming will open on Wednesday evening. June 1, and continue for four nights, ending on June 4, according to an announcement made today by Mi&s Helen Meek, president of the American Legion auxiliary. Government Spends $18,809.05 During 1954, Report Shows There were 273 farms in Noble ounty that participated in the 1954 farm program according to William H. Archer, chairman of the ASC committee here. The amount of money earned on these farms for conservation practices was $18,809.05. The list of practices carried out included: There were 48 farms that had the initial establishment of per manent pasture, involving 221 acres 200 farms that had the initial application of lime on cropland, involving 1400 acres. There were 10 farms that established contour stripcropping on 74 acres 500 trees were set out on one farm and 27 farms had the initial improvement of permanent grass on 117 acres. There were 30 farms with a development of 31 springs 14 farms where 15 ponds were con structed for livestock water one farm with a construction of 14,000 square feet of sod water ways. Two farms with construction of 1900 linear feet of diversions and one farm where eight acres were affected by the installation of a tile drainage system. The conservation committee made three wheat loans of 845 bushels amounting to $1,888.00 and 18 corn loans of 11,094 bushels, amounting to $14,201.00. Polio Victim Will Receive More (are Dana Morrison. 14 year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Mor rison, of the Harriettsville com munity, was admitted to the Children's hospital, Columbus, Monday, for professional atten tion and help in ambulation and physical rehabilitation. It is expected that the young man will be in the hospital for a period of six xto 12 weeks. Young Morrison was stricken two years ago* with polio and has since been in a wheel chair He is continuing his education at home with private tutoring. The Noble county Chapter for Infantile Paralysis is paying for this treatment at a rate of $18.94 per day. TRIAL DATE CHANGED The trial by jury for Rufus B. Wiley, indicted for grand lar ceny in the alleged theft of several sheep, has been post poned to Friday, June 10. It was originally scheduled for Friday, May 27. Sheriff Donald Conaway is notifying the petit jurors of the change this week. ploma In Wheel Chair :'Kv: J? 1 a'1 JOHN BILL BRISTER was severely injured in an &uto accident at Seneca Lake. He sustained a severe spinal injury and since that day, most of his time has been spent in hospital beds or a wheel chair. He has been a patient in the Mt. Carmel and University hospitals, Columbus, the Good Samaritan hospital, Zanosville and clinics in Caldwell and Martins Ferry. From a physical standpoint, Brister can now walk with the aid of two crutches and braces on each leg. At the baccalaureate cere monies, Sunday evening, Brister took part in the pro cessional and recessional but in a wheel chair. During the past three years, since his accident, Brister has received private tutoring from Mrs. Lawrence Nichols, who laught general subjects and Byron Steen, the past year, who has been teaching him various commercial subjects. He is the son of Mrs. Donald West, the former Emma Fore man, of the Olive community. He has one brother. Charles Brister, who is now with the U. S. Armed Forces in Ger many. What. the future holds for the valiant graduate, only time can tell, but he will pass his biggest hurdle tonight when he receives that coveted dip loma and 'becomes a graduate of Caldwell high The entire homecoming will be built around the themp and observance of the 35th anniversary of the American school with the class of 1955. OCUWi AUDITOR CI1Y RT» 1 CALLIELL OHIO SuwifferfroM's TMrs Qmm Jbus 1 SIXTEEN PAGES THIS WEEK NUMBER 47 Legion post, No. 415. Opening' the homecomin will be the big parade which i scheduled to begin promptly a 7:00 p. m., Wednesday night. 1 will be headed by the Caldwel high school band. Also feature on this program will be the wel known Cunningham Sisters fror Summerfield, who will favo with vocal selections and ta dancing routines. i On Thursday evening, June 2 the highlight of the night wiU be a concert by the Byesville band. Friday evening, June 3, the Dixie Harmonaires from WTNS, Coshocton, will present two evening shows and then play for a mixed dance which will be held in the Legion hall. The homecoming will close. Miss Meek said, on Saturday night with a concert by the Woodsfield band. The F. R. Briggs rides and concessions from Coshocton will add a carnival air to the homo coming and the entire com munity is being decorated for the big occasion by Scott of New comerstown. The homecoming queens for the affair will be announced next week by the chairman. Men's Retreat Is Planned By Baptists Pine Lake Camp To Be Pat In Readiness A men's retreat will be held at the Ohio Conservative Pine Lake camp, south of Caldwel), Me morial Day weekend, which will officially open the summer sea son at this young people's camp Rev. David Doan, of Amelia camp director, will be in charge of the retreat, which actually will assume the proportions of a work retreat to get the camp in readiness. The retreat opens Saturday morning with recreation, devo tions and fellowship planned for Sunday, May 29. The actual influx of young people from Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia will not get under way until July. There will be four weeks of camp, governed for all young people from eight years to 14 years and up. A women's retreat is also being planned at Pine Lake on June 28, 29 and 30. On Labor Day weekend, a young adult's retreat will be held, according to Rev. Roy Wik ander, of Caldwell, secretary for the organization. Pastoral Team Accepts (all lo Lancaster, Pa. Rev. and Mrs. Arthur Funk houser, of Washington, D. C., who have been pastoring the Cameron Valley Community church in Alexandria, Va., for the past four and one-half years, have accepted a call to Faith Calvary church (inter-denomina tional) in Lancaster, Pa. Rev. Funkhouser will assumt his pastoral duties on Sunday. May 29th. Mrs. Funkhouser, the former Carmen Long, of Caldwell, who have been active in a teaching and speaking ministry in Wash ington, D. C., has received an invitation to address the women of the National Presbyterian church, where President Dwight D. Eisenhower is a member. The Funkhouser's spent the weekend in the home of Mrs. FunTihouser's iparents, Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Long, of Caldwell route. ASSAULT AND BATTERY Edgar R. Moore, of Caldwell, was arrested over the weekend on an assault and battery charge filed by his wife, Ruth Moore. He appeared Sunday before Mayor Homer Johnson and re ceived a fine of $5 and costs. SEE IS FOR your Bottle Gas needs. D. D. Nichols, Caldwell, Ohio. 47 tf. Notice To Our Patrons and Far mer Customers: We have a complete line of DeKalb and Ohio Certified Seed Corn. Cheek your needs now. We also have our line of Agrico Fertilizers available. Caldwell Implement Company, Caldwell, Ohio. 42 43 44 45 46 47 ivkt v w 25 Years A Priest i :k O I IW JL Lj I N ,J. r~r,rv .'\ IV-ian i s s e v i n S i o e n a and Corpus Clrristi churches. Present Pastor First In Parish History To Observe Anniversary Jubilarian Will Be Honored By Parishes At Several Functions Sunday, May 29, on the Feast of .Pentecost, Rev. Stephen J. Pekalla, pastor of St. Philomena church, will celebrate his silver jubilee of his ordination to the priesthood. The jubilarian will observe the occasion by celebrat ing a high mass in thanksgiving next Sunday at 9:00 o'clock a. m, in the local church. The occasion will mark the first time in the history of the Caldwell church that an assigned pastor ever celebrated his 25th anniversary in the priesthood. Fr. Pekalla is the fifth pastor to serve the Caldwell church. Fr. Pekalla, who has served tfi§ pastor of St. Philomena church for the past 10 years, is the son of the late Joseph and Mary Pekalla. He was born in Mingo Junction and is one of a family of five children. He has a sister who is a nun, Sister Augustine, now stationed at West Point, Neb., and teaching in the Guard (Continued nn Page Two) Secresl Finds Speech Sel For One Day laler Federal Trade Commissioner Robert T. Secrest, former Ohio Congressman from Noble county, got up bright and early Monday, dashed out to Na tional Airport in Washington and roared off in a big airplane bound for Chicago and a noon day speech. Secrest discovered when he got to Chicago the truth of the adage that "haste makes waste"—(he speech he rushed off to make was scheduled for noon Tuesday. The commissioner telephon ed his office to advise aides at the mistake—but confessed he didn't mind too much. It would, he explained, give him a whole day in which to rest up for the scheduled addreai before a chemical industry con vention and one on Friday at a refrigeration industry parley. Vacation Bible School Opens Tuesday, Hay 31 Vacation Bible school will be gin next Tuesday, May 31 at 9:00 o'clock at the First Church of Christ. All young people of the community are invited to attend. A unified course entitled "Heroes of the Cross" will be used in all departments. Dianne Gillespie will fill the vacancy created by Mrs. Harry E. Hazard leaving and Shirley Rayner will teach for Mrs. Paul McVay while she is attending a convention. Linda McVay and others will also assist. RECEIVES TREATMENT Brenda Pryor, of East street, received treatment at Dr. D. E. Imhoff's office, Tuesday when a screen door fell and hit her on the head. She was treated and dismissed. DANCE TO Roily Hall, Saturday, May 28, VFW Club RoonwL Members and guests only. 47 TAX NOTICE: All Real Estate Taxes up to and including the last half of 1954 or June tax are now due and payable. Tax Col lection begins Friday, May 20th and continues to June 20, 1955. A. R. HICKS, Treasurer el Noble County 4^-47 I i e"' -A 'V.