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MRS. C. L. ULLMAN RETIRES As Newspapei For more than 35 years, Mrs. C. L. Ullman, 115 East street, has been working far into the night, checking on news leads, tracking down details and i doing a hundred and one other tilings that readers of the daily mofning newspaper in this area might enjoy and learn of the news as it trans pired during the wee small hours thru-out Noble county. But Mrs. Ullman recently announced her retirement from these arduous chores and has stepped down from being cor respondent for various news papers—a job she started when only 14 years of age. During this long span of 66 years, Mrs. Ullman has done much to record the happen ings of her county in the printed word and has contri buted in a large measure to its growth through such, record ings. Before the turn of the cen tury, Mrs. Ullman started writing for the old Noble County Republican and over, the long span of years which' ensued, she wrote for practi cally every weekly in the county, in addition to taking over the Marietta Times and The Times Recorder. As a correspondent, Mrs. Ullman found plenty of time to do many other things and her life has been crammed Tax Collection On County Real Estate Totals $33,461.49 The current collection of real 1 pyp« in Noute» totaled $33,461.49 'on Monday ef this week, according to the re cords of Treasurer A. R. Hicks. The collection opened Jan. 23 and will continue for an indefi nite time, the dates to be gov erned by the state tax commis sion. Treasurer Hicks said today that notices Tfeing mailed to each taxpayer in the county are being taken by taxing districts in an alphabetical order. Property owners in the Cald well taxing district are receiv ing their notices this week, the treasurer said. The first half of the 1955 real estate taxes in Noble county is always the largest and it will probably amount to approxi mately $160,000, when the books are closed. This is the first year that Treasurer Hicks has used th§ mails to personally notify the taxpayers and the new system is generally meeting with the ap proval of all taxpayers. FOUR PASS TEST According to driver's examm er Don Lowe, there were four persons who passed their tests here Monday. Kenneth Long, of Barnesville, passed his test and received chauffeur's license. Wava Lucille Benner of Sarahs vine route 1 Loretta Jo Archer, of Caldwell, and Mildred Murl Pickenpaugh of Caldwell route 3, all passed their tests and obtained operator's license. Ball's New Super Market Will Be Completed Soon Commissioner McNufl Has Major Surgery Correspondent 66 Years MRS. C. L. ULLMAN with many civic duties, church work and political adventures. She has been a member of the Methodist church since she was nine years of age and taught Sunday school classes for more than 60 years. She is a member of the Woman's Bible class of that church and sang with the choir for a num ber of years. She is a charter member and past president of the local John Lisak, Brookfield, Outstanding Farmer In *!jble County For The local program will include several from various congrega tions participating. All local churches have been invited to attend. The World Day of Prayer was observed in 1955 in 20,000 com munities in the United States and in 134 countries around the world. Christians around the world are united on this day in a com mon service of prayer and praise to the Father of us all. Services begin on the Tonga Island*, where Queen Salotc leads her devout subjects in prayer and continue thru-out the day, clos ing with the observance on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. According to information received from the contractor in charge of three local major commercial construction jobs, Clock & Schafer, work on one project is completed and two are rapidly nearing completion. The building which will eventually hous-? the Oasis Bar, Belle Valley's newest and most elaborate tavern, is completed and turned over to the owner, Clyde Harris, a n McNutt, pir irloit of the Noble county board of commis sioners, entered Cleveland clinic Tuesday morning and under went major surgery Wednesday morning in that hopsital. McNutt was in the clinic sev eral weeks ago for treatment and returned this week for surgery. During his absence, Commis sioners H. G. Williams and Ern est Secrest will continue the busi ness of this governing body for the county. The Farmers and Merchants Bank, the First National Bank and the Caldwell Building and lioan will be closed all day Mon day, Feb. 13 in observance of ln» birthday. operator of the Noble Lunch in Belle Valley. Harris stated this week that he is installing in the modern building only the latest type of equipment. The Oasis Bar building, locat ed on USR 21, south Belle Val ley, cost approximately $39,000. Super Market Richard Ball's new super mar ket building, corner of Cumber land and Bridge streets, is ex pected to be ready for occupancy within two weeks, according lo the contractor. New store fixtures and shelv ing are being erected within the building and will be placed in position as soon as the interior walls receive their second coat of paint. Electrical fixtures are yet to be installed in the main store room. (Coatmued on Pajge Two) D. of -U. V., and served in vari ous district offices. She is a member and past president of the Caldwell Woman's Literary club mem ber of the Caldwell W.C.T.U. past president of the Noble county organization and was made a life patron of the Ohio W.C.T.U. five years ago. During World War II, Mrs. Ullman served as editor of a monthly newspaper which went to all the boys in the ser vice from this area. Mrs. Mary R. Okey was the publisher. She also served as the first librarian for the Noble county Library association which was sponsored and founded by the local woman's club was head of the Noble County Republi can Women's club fo/ a num ber of years and served for several years as deputy re corder for Noble county. In addition to all the above, Mrs. Ullman also found time to assist with the many activi ties of the Red Cross since 1913 and served as secretary of the Noble county Christmas seal sale campaign for more than 15 years, all of couise without pay. Although she has retired to a less strenuous life, Mrs. Ull man is still active in the work of the Methodist church, its Sunday school and the Wom an's Literary club. At the annual "farmers' night" meeting of the Caldwell Lions club, Wednesday evening, Feb. 8, John Lisak of Brook field township was named the outstanding farmer in Noble county for 1955 and received a certificate of merit from the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Akron. The presenta tion was made by Roy Grubb^representative of the company from Columbus. World Day 01 Prayer lo Be Held Feb. 17 Final plans arc being com pleted for the observance of the World Day of Prayer by the com munity of Caldwell on Friday evening, Feb. 17 in the Caldwell Free Methodist church, begin ning at 7:30 o'clock. 1955 Young Lisak was nominated for this honor by the Noble Soil Conservation district for his outstanding achievements on his farm of 100 acrcs and for his cooperation in practices recom mended by the soil district, farm planners and technicians. The local soil district entered this contest several months ago and nominated Lisak as the most outstanding cooperator for 1955 in Noble county. Lisak bought this farm back in 1949 from Palmer and Boyd, who had mined it for coal in 1948. When Lisak bought the farm, it was in very poor condition and the first year's production was barely enough to keep one cow and heifer. Married and the father of three children, he en tered the vocational agricultural class on-the-farm training in (Continued on Page Two) Polio Contributions Continue To Pour In The Noble county March of Dimes campaign has reached approximately $1300 according to chapter chairman, Mrs. Wil liam Fleming, but practically all the townships a'hd Noble county schools have yet to report their contributions. The Mothers' porch-light par ade in Caldwell reached a total figure of $512.12, according to Mrs. Robert C. Moore, who ser ved as chairman. St. Philomena Catholic church, Caldwell and Corpus Christi church, Belle Valley, gave a total of $67.20, according to figures announced from the pulpit by Rev. Fr. S. J. Pekalla. Robert C. Moore gave the special gifts division a check in the amount of $25.00 and this has been added to the total col lected by Mrs. Sarah Young, who served as chairman. Batesville and Beaver town ship reported contributions of $82.00 and the Batesville Ameri can Legion and Auxiliary turned in over $83.Q0 to the fund. Some of the others reporting in are Sharon township with $46.85 Mothers club, $20.00, and St. Michael's church, Berne, $11.80. SEE US FOR your Bottle Ga4 needs. D. D. Nichols, Caldwell Ohio. 47tt COVERS NOBLG. £OUNTY ESTABLISHED IN 1859 CALDWELL, OHIO, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1956 Mt. Ephraim Man Dies In Train Crash Gene Franklin Killed Wife Is Badly Injured Gene Franklin, 21, of Mt. Ephraim, was killed instantly and his wife was seriously in jured Tuesday afternoon at 5:45 o'clock when their auto mobile was struck by a fast Pennsylvania freight train on SR 250 in AppIccrcek, Wayne county. The sheriff's department in Wayne county said the 1951 Chevrolet 2-door was dragged about 500 feet before the train could stop. The sheriff also said the flasher lights were on at the crossing and the train whistle was sounded at the crossing, which is located near Apple creek, Mr., and Mrs. Franklin had stoppfd in the drug store at Applecreek, made a small' pur chase and both were enroute to the Applecreek State hospital, where they were employed, at the time of the fatal accident. The sheriff's department said that obviously the young couple did not know the train was com ing since they drove onto the crossing, directly into its path. The Mt. Ephraim youth, who had worked at the hospital for only two weeks, was killed in stantly. His wife sustained a compound fracture of the right knee, fractured left thigh, lac erations of the mouth, possible fracture of the spine and was suffering from shpek. Her con dition was listed Wednesday morning as critical. She was taken to Community hospital in Applecreek. (Continued on Page Two) Director Named For Local Guard Recruiting Drive Maurice "Shorty" Colley, now active in the local ambulance company, ONG, was designated today to direct the National Guard's one-day recruiting cam paign here Feb. 22. Announcing the appointment, Capt. Charles Coyle, command ing officer, said: "In picking th best man for the job, I have promised him the full support of all National Guard personnel in the county to make our drive the success it must be." Colley, a prominent insurance man, has always been interested in the National Guards, having been a member of the 136th Field Artillery headquarters company. ONG, located in Caldwell piior to World War II. During the war Colley served with the 101st Air borne Division in the ETO. Colley said immediately fol lowing his appointment that his principal aim in the one-day drive would be to "insure that every prospective National Guard recruit and his parents are visited by a member of the guard and fully acquainted with what our organization has to offer the young man of military age." He said his principal assistant in organizing and conducting the drive would be Leland Truex, administrative assistant of the local ambulance company. Many of the guard members will devote part of the day to recruiting, and assist those in charge at headquarters office, second floor, Caldwell Building & Loan Company. Main street, with details resulting from the one-day recruit drive. At the present time the local ambulance company is carrying 52 enlisted men and one officer The company will be at full strength with 68 enlisted men and four officers. Young men interested in join ing the National Guard should contact Leland Truex, adminis trative assistant, headquarters in the Caldwell Building & Loan building, for full information. DIVORCE SUIT FILED There was one divorce suit filed in the Noble county com mon pleas court last week ac cording to Clerk of Courts John H. Snyder. The plaintiff was Harley R. Chandler, versus Betty Louene Chandler, a minor. The attorney for the plaintiff is C. Young. BOTTLED GAS—Sales and Ser vice. Patten's Appliance Ceo feer, Fboue 58, Caldwell, Ohio, tfl Lug*, rue. John "Bill" Brisler To Be Rehabilitated SVN^ HTN E.' Smith Files Petitions For Congress Herbert U. Sin th. Marietta business man, filed his peti tions j'ur Congress at 10.UO A. M. Friday with the Muskingum County Board of Elections in Zanesville. Smith's 21 petitions contained 452 signatures from, every county in the District, law the petitions of a Candidate for Congress must contain not less than 100 nor more than 500 signatures and they must be filed in the most populous County of the District. Smith stated he expects to conduct an intensive campaign ^throughout the District. It will not be a new experience for him as he has covered the District several times in previous Congressional Campaigns for former Congressman Robert T. Secrest, with whom he served as Executive Assistant for 6 years. Previous to his service in Washington he was President of Marietta City Council and represented Washington County in the State Legislature. The 15th Ohio Congressional District includes Guernsey, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry and Washington Counties. Commissioners Order 3,000 Tons Of Slag But McNutt Votes No The Noble county coiii nussioners ordered 3,0UQ tons of slag Monday morning at their regular meeting. Commis sioners H. G. Williams and Ernest Secrest approved the order but Commissioner Franz McNutt voted "no". The slag order was placed with The Standard Slag Co. The aclnnl co: of the slag was $1.50 per ton or $4,500.00. But the freight charges were figured at $1.68 per ton for a total of $5,040.00. This would bring the grand total cost of the slag to $9,540. John "Bill" Blister was re moved from his home in the Mt. Ephraim community to the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center in Fisherville, Va., Satur day, in the McVay ambulance. Several years ago, young Bris tcr sustained a spinal injury in an auto accident at Seneca Lake and since that time, he has been paralyzed from the hips down. Through the efforts of Ray Elswick, local insurance agent, Blister was granted admission to this rehabilitation center in Virginia, where he will receive treatment. He will also be taught a trade which he can follow by using only his hands. He is the son of Mrs. Emma Brister West and a graduate of the Caldwell high school. TO DANVILLE Mr. and Mrs. Bradford Hague, formerly of Mt. Ephraim, re cently moved to Danville where Mr. Hague has accepted the posi tion of herdsman at the Ban bury Hereford Farms. At the present time Mr. Hague is pre paring the cattle for the spring show and sale to be held in Zanesville the latter part of March and the Tuscarawas Val ley Polled Hereford Assn. show and sale lo be held April 7 in Dover. PROTANE BOTTLEO grw. Fer guson tractors and implements. Long's Tractor Sales & Service, Miller Street, £aidwelJ, Ohio. 23U More Than 100 Candidates File For Office In May 8 Primary Auditor C. R. Atkinson, tvho also serves as clerk for the com missioner, said that the order must wait for 20 days until delivery can be made. This is the law when one of the commis sioners votes "no" on an order. There -were about six delega tions to visit the commissioners Monday and all requested aid in maintaining the secondary roads in the county system. Most of them asked only that they be repaired and maintained. (Continued on Page Two) James Hunter Being Returned On Charges Sheriff and Mrs. Donald Con away left Sunday for Burbank, Calif., where they were to take James Hunter into custody for a non-support charge and return him to Noble county. Hunter was indicted by the January grand jury for failure to provide for his three minor children of the Ava community. The charges were preferred by his former wife, Marcclla Stev ens. After several weeks investiga tion, Hunter was finally located by Sheriff Conaway in Burbank, Calif., and taken into custody there by officials. According to law, the accused must be returned to this county by a local official, after he had agreed to sign the extradition papers. FOURTEEN PAGES THIS WEEK NUMBER 32 Incumbent Officials To Have Tough Opposition Eight Candidates File Petitions For Office Of Noble County Commissioner Directors present were Alva Watson, Luther Schramm and Brady Archer from Noble county Roy Shugart, Noah Shriver, Russell Craig afid Paul Alexander of Guernsey county. At the annual meeting held in Caldwell Jan. 26, Schramm and Alexander were elected to serve a three year term as directors. During their business meeting, the directors named Roy Shugart of Lore City, to serve as presi dent during 1956. Other officers elected were Alva Watson, vice president, and Mrs. Russell Craig, secretary-treasurer. Plans for the 1956 activities of the association were decided as follows: Consignments for the spring feeder calf sale are to be file r) during February and the eai y part of March. The sale is scheduled for April 25. All mem bers will receive consignment notices in the near future. Other farmers wishing to consign calves may do so by contacting one of the directors or the county extension agents. A spring tour of feedlots is scheduled for March 14. Detailed plans will be announced later. A summer field trip and bar becue are planned for early August and the fall sales are scheduled for Oct. 24 and Nov. 1. Grade School Student Injured In Restroom Donna Lee Parks, six-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Parks of Miller Street sustained injuries to her head Monday af ternoon when she fell while playing in the rest room at the Caldwell Grade School. She was taken to the office of Dr. E. G. Ditch and later re moved to the Marietta Memorial Hospital, where she is reported in "fair" condition. Miss Parks is a member of the -first grade class and Mrs. Pear Mork'areidge is her teacher. See Story Column Four Clerk Harry G. Richcreek of the Noble county election board estimated today that more than 100 candidates would have filed their petitions in the coming May 8 primary by the deadline, Wednesday evening, Feb. 8. This would include the 29 candidates for the various county offices and more than 75 candidates who will be seek ing to be elected central com mitteeman in each of the 34 precincts. Cattle Association Names New Otficers For Coming Year Directors ol the Guernsey Noble Feeder Cattle association held their annual organizational meeting Monday evening at the county extension office in Cam bridge. A check Tuesday afternoon revealed that 54 candidates had already filed for central com mittee, on both the Republican 'and Democratic tickets. On the Republican side of the fence, practically every precinct will have at least two candidates and possibly three. In Elk precinct on the Re publican ticket, Tuesday, three candidates had already filed in cluding Wayland Lucas, F. M. Lee, and Fostef Forshey. Apparently there will be only spotted opposition on the Demo cratic ticket for central com mitteeman. The filing fees and salaries of the offices which will figure in the 1956 election are as follows: Judge of Probate court, salaiy, $6410 and filing fee, $32.05 treasurer, salary, $3600 and filing fee, &L&08 shqrift, salary, $3300 and filing fee, $16.50 clerk of courts, salary, $3300 and filing fee, $16.50 recorder, salary, $3300 ar.d tiling fee, $16 50. (Continued on Page Two) Landslide Holds Despite Heavy Rain AMr: :,eb lincnes of rain feii in Nobie County in a period of four days, the landslide just south of Dudley on USR 21 held fast, according to officials of the Noble County state highway de partment. Working with the county and division machinery, the highway department has cleared the slide and dirt completely from the highway and back to the ditch line of a distance of 12 feet from the end of the roadway. Officials have been checking liic landslide very closely and have failed lo note any new breaks in the hill overlooking USR 21. They also checked the adjacent farm of Martin Harper but no breaks have been found there. In order to keep as many sec ondary roads in this county pass able, the department has been hauling slag to fill in the breaks. They are also clearing the right of way on several of Citizens Committee Named, Aim: "To Improve Caldwell" Village council unanimously approved members of the citizens committee designated by Mayor Donald D. Nichols at the regular meeting held Tuesday night at the city hall. Named to serve on the committee are Attorney E. G. James, chairman, Dwight Wiley, John Wheeler, William Davis Edw L. Merry, and Robert Paxton. committee, according to Mayor The purpose of the citizens Nichols is to work with the coun cil and board of public affairs on matters which will prove to make Caldwell more appealing to in dustry and a better place in which to live. TV Cable Paul G. McGlashan. a resident of Spruce street, leveled a com plaint with council to the effect that the newly constructed TV cable in Caldwell is interferring with his reception. Russell Christman, in charge of the installation in Caldwell, was also present at the meeting and indicated that where interference could be traced to the cable in stallation, he would make every effort to correct the condition. (Coataau^d oa F*ga Two) v the roads. Eighteen inches of high water was reported at the junction of SR 78 and 260 Monday evening but the water receded in less than three hours. High water was also reported in the East Union and Carlisle communities. High School Raises $54.15 For Polio The Caldwell high school con tributed $35.61 to the 1956 March of Dimes polio fund, according to Principal Gilbert W. Weekley. In addition to the above, a collection was also taken at the Caldwell-New Concord basket ball game which netted $18.54. Both these amounts have been deposited with the First National bank in the polio fund account. SMOKED JOWL bacon, two pounds for 25c at the National Brands Store, Street, Cald wsli, Okio. ctf.