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Crews Cleaning Up Flood Debris Heir a-c three typical scenes from the 4-H club health check-up which has now been completed in Noble county. Health Nurse Mrs. Eulalia Wiley is shown checking Miss Doris Way of the Jackson-Crooked Tree club with the tele binocular. Nurse Mrs. Charlotte Fleming is using the audiometer in checking Miss Connie Smith, while Susie Moseley, Susan Complete Health The young people in Noble county have bad teeth and poor eyes. This startling finding was very evident this week upon the completion of the county-wide health check-up of all 4-H club members. A. Paul Jonard, associate According to J. E. Douglass, superintendent of highways, activity on the local county scene has been limited to flood cleanup and general maintain enance. The local crews are presently working on the stabilization of berms on SR 564. Activity in that area, from the junction of 78 in Olive to the junction of 563 near Middleburg is in preparation for resurfacing of the Caldwell Harriettsville road. Douglass reported that work on the Skyline Drive and SR 260 has been discontinued for the summer. He explained that due -to flood damage, the state j.ews were unable to make progress in that area. Douglass added, how ever, that the crane has been cleaning flood debris from cul verts and creeks throughout the county. The crane, working from the local highway garage, is present ly being used on SR 215 between Belle Valley and Hoskinsville. In addition to flood repair, the local highway men are mowing throughout the county with lour tractor units in service. A division crew is patching SR 147 and will continue into the near future. According to Douglass, approximately 1,000 yards of pre-mixed patchings have been applied to the road surface. GRANTED DIVORCE Bessie Carpenter was granted a divorce from Earl Carpenter last week in the Noble county common pleas court, according to John H. Snyder, clerk. The plain tiff was granted custody of four minor children. Attorney L. C. Young represented the plaintiff. PURCHASE PROPERTY Mr. and Mrs. Harold L. Ros siter have purchased the prop erty of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Clark of Belford street and possession has already been given. Ninety Young People Take Over Pine Lake Tax Collection Hits The $80,000 Figure agent, said that 319 boys and girls from a total enrollment of 361 were given complete health check-ups by three volunteer health nurses with the above results. This included 142 boys and 177 girls. The nurses who volunteered their services on this county wide program were Mrs. Vera Cunningham, Mrs. Eulalia Wiley and Mrs. Charlotte Fleming. Home Demonstration Agent Mabel Sarbaugh will make final tally on those who need attention for their teeth and the parents of the children will be so notified. Local officials are also work ing with Dr. Robert S. Rudge on their findings and he will assist in determining those who need to have their eyes re-checked. The survey, which has been conducted for the past three weeks, will mean nothing unless the parents follow through and correct the deficiencies as listed on tii5 iQdivid^ai Ja^alth. cue J* chart. Agerjt Jonard said that 28 clubs in as many communities partici pated in the health check-up The nurses availed themselves of the Telebinocular and Audio meter in this health survey. Helen Conaway Appointed As New Matron For Jail Mrs. Helen Conaway was ap pointed last week as the new matron of the Noble county Sheriff's office and the appoint ment has been approved by the probate court. Mrs. Conaway will serve in this capacity with her husband, who is completing his first term as sheriff. The position has been held for the past year by Mrs. Carter Schafer, on a temporary basis Mrs. Conaway is the former Helen Johnson and served for number of years in the probate court as a deputy. RETURNED HOME Vesta Huffman was returned to her home near Warner on July 8 from the Marietta Memorial hospital where she had been un dergoing treatment for a heart condition. The trip was made in the McVay ambulance. Ninety boys, ranging in ages from eight to 12 years, have literally taken over Pine Lake, three miles south of Caldwell, ac cording to Rev. George Fissel, pastor of the First Baptist church of Kenmore, Akron district, who is serving as camp director this week. The 90 boys form the first of many young people who will be spending one week at a time at Noble county Treasurer A. R. Hicks said today that $80,101.24 had been collected to date in the current collection of real estate taxes for the second half of 1955. Deadline for the payment of these taxes is Friday afternoon, July 20, at 4:30 o'clock, Treasurer Hicks said, and there will be no extension of the time. All books will be closed at this time and all tax payments fol lowing that date will be assessed the usual penalty. The collection is unusually large for the second half and there is every indication that another banner tax collection year will be in the offing. SEE US FOR your Bottle Gas needs. D. D. Nichols, Caldwell, Pfata. ttit 'Pine Lake, which is the official summer resort for the Ohio Con servative Baptist association. The camp will continue during this month and part of August with an adult retreat being planned for Labor day weekend Teachers at the Pine Lake camp this week include: Miss Sarah Jane Kiper, missionary on furlough from Japan, in charge of Missions Ellis Honaker, pas tor of the Forestville Baptist church, in charge of Camp Doc trine Ralph Rayment, pastor of the First Baptist church, New Philadelphia, in charge of Bible teaching and Harold Sells, pastor of the Maderia Baptist church in charge of Christian Life. In addition to the ministers mentioned above, Earl Holliday (Continued on Page Two) NOTICE—Deadline for payment of the Second Half for 1955 of Real Estate Taxes in Noble County is Friday, July 20. There will be no extension ol this date A. RALPH HICKS, Noble County Xxeasurer. 2 3 J-L THE REGISTERED NURSES VOLUNTEER SERVICES IN HEALTH CHECK-UP Lin^ and Dai Unc Carrel are looking on. County Health Nurse Vera Cunningham was checking the tonsils of Loy Smith, member of the Crooked Tree Woodchucks, when this picture was taken. The three others, with a thermo meter stuck in their mouths, are Fred Harper, Harley Tidd and Larry D. Hughes, all of the Crooked Tree community. Survey In County Cleveland Driver Fails To Negotiate "Wargo" Curve According to Noble County Sheriff Don Conaway, Walter Ed wards, a Cleveland motorist received only minor injuries when his car crashed into a utility pole Friday at 8:28 p. m. Edwards was traveling south on USR 21 when he failed to ne gotiate the "Wargo" turn just north of Belle Valley. The Clevelander was taken to St. Francis Hospital by the McVay ambulance and was last reported in fair condition Tax Examiner Will Aid Local Vendors In Compiling Report All Noble county persons hav ing Ohio Vendors Licenses are required to file their next semi annual sales tax returns before August 1, 1956, for the period January 1 to June 30, 1956, ac cording to announcement by the Department of Taxation. Vendors must bring all re cords necessary to substantiate the figures reported, including a copy of the last report and their purchase V orders %howing the amount of stamps purchased during the first half of 1956. This report must be filed whether or not any sales were made during this period. Deadline for filing returns with the Treasurer of State is July 31,1956 and returns must be postmarked not later than July 31, to avoid $1.00 a day charge for delinquent filing. To assist vendors with these returns the Department of Taxa tion has arranged to have an examiner stationed at the Zanes ville District Office, 306 Masonic Temple, each week day from 8:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m. and or\ Satur day from 8:00 a. m. to noon. An examiner will also be sta tioned- at the court house in Caldwell on Fridays, July 20 and July 27. Two Caldwell Men Enlist In Air Corps Tv.o ^oung men Iron .Nuole county left Monday morning to take their pre-induction exami nations into the United States Air Force. They are Ned Picken paugh, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Pickenpaugh of Walnut street, and Joe Frederickson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Frederickson, also of Caldwell. Three other young men alho left Monday morning for active duty in the National Guard at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. They included: Harold Nau, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Nau of Cald well route 1 Francis Arnold, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bede Arnold of Caldwell route 4, and Howard Hupp, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Hupp, also of Caldwell route 4. INJURES HEAD Philip, eight, year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Clark of Park Heights received deep lacerations on his skull Friday, July 6, when he fell in the yard. He was treated at the office of a local physician and then taken to the Good Samaritan hospital, Zanesville. HIGHWAY FINES Highway patrol fines collected in Noble county during the state's fiscal year which ended June 30 amounted to $635.25 and the liquor fines were only $50.00, according to a report compiled by Auditor of State James A Rhodes. For the state as a whole, the patrol fines were in excess of two million dollars, and the liquor fines were the lowest in six years. CALDWELL BAND MOTHERS super bake sale: aprons, $1.00. candy, too. Saturday, July 14 be ginning at 9:30 a. m. in the for mer Kroger Store. 1-2 Sheriff Conaway stated that the accident apparently occurred when the driver lost control of his car on the curve while traveling at a high rate of speed The vehicle was demolished when it finally stopped after shearing off two stub posts guarding a utility pole, knock ing the pole down and ripping out a large section of fence. The Noble County Sheriff said that investigation of the ac cident would be continued at later date. Edwards suffered bruises and abrasions over the entire body as a result of the accident. In other events over the week end, Arthur Thomas Wickham 24, of 1345 Nelson PI., Canton was picked up July 6, on a John Doe warrant issued the previous day. Wickham was charged with driving left of center and re ceived $25 and costs. The inci dent was explained as a "hit skip" offense. Edmount Poulton, 37, route 2 Summerfield, and Merwin Ickes 46, Caldwell, were arrested on charges of assault and battery, profanity and intoxication. Poul ton was fined 30 days by JP Carter and Ickes received 15 days and ten dollars cost by Mayor Nichols. Paul Everly, 20, route 1, Sum merfield, was arrested on a war rant issued May 26 for assault against personal property. He was taken before JP Carter and was fined $50 and costs. Covers NOBLE. ^COUNTV LIKG. TUE SuNf-uiN-E.' VOL. 98 NUMBER 2 ESTABLISHED IN 1859 CALDWELL, OHIO, THURSDAY, JULY 12. 1956 SIXTEEN PAGES THIS WEEK SINGLE COPY 6c As the Banc Local 0NG Unit Makes Plans For Training Officers and men ol the Noble county ambulance unit of the Ohio National Guard are prepar ing for their summer training to be held at Camp Breckenridge, Ky. Captain Charles J. Coyle stat ed that the main body of troops would leave Caldwell late July 28. Some 40 men of the mair unit will be transported by motorbus which is scheduled to arrive at Bloomington, Ind. at 8:35 a. m. Arrangements have been made to feed the group at the Student Union building on the Indiana campus. They will continue from there and arrive at Breckenridge at approximately 1:30 p. m., July 29. Capt. Coyle explained that four different groups would actually depart from Caldwell at differ ent times. The "pre-camp mess" section will leave Noble county July 23. Sgt. Maurice Colley, mess steward, will be accompanied by James Sholtis and Harley Sail ing of the same section. The three men will attend a train ing school prior to the arrival of the main body of troops. Sgt. Leland Truex will form the advance detail and will depart on July 26. His duty, in that capacity, is to secure organizational supplies at the camp and represent the local ambulance unit. A convoy of seven vehicles will form the third section of the (Continued on Page Two) Fire Destroys Hoihe Near Harriettsville James oiuiolon, resident of the Harriettsville community, who lived alone, lost his home and practically all the contents Friday evening at 9:00 o'clock when a fire of unknown origin destroyed the building. The aged man was enjoying the radio when the electricity went off. He then walked out into the yard and discovered the flames coming out from the roof The home was located on the farm of the Stanley Ullman heirs, about two miles south of Stafford in Elk township. He was able to save only a few articles of clothing and some smaller items. Fund Grows Mrs. George Daugherty is shown here viewing ner panning of a member of the Caldwell high school marching band, which will be used in a novel manner to aid the Band Mothers' club in their endeavor to raise $2,600 for new uniforms. The band member is shown here without her blouse, hat or instrument. As the money continues to pour in. Mrs. Daugh erty will partially complete the painting but when the club goes over the top, it will be so indicated with a completed painting. According to Mrs. Lillian Beyer, tlie uniform fund has now reached $1,977.49 toward their goal of $2,600. The latest to con tribute include Joy Johnson Nixon, Steward DeVolld, Waldo DeVolld, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Richcreek, Dr. and Mrs. W. C. Har per, Mrs. Lawrence King, Duane King, Vera Ziler Bates, Herb Donaldson, and Mrs. Estella Watson. The Band Mothers' club is holding a bake sale, Saturday, and all proceeds will go to this project. Permian Oil And Gas Company Makes Major Personnel Changes In Caldwell Educator Dies P. DALE CANNAVAN Patrick Dale Cannavan, 53, superintendent of the Caldwell schools from 1950 to 1954, died at Miami Valley hospital, Satur day morning, after a two month's illness from heart trouble. He had been superintendent of the Johnsville -New Lebanon (Dixie) school for the past two years. Mr. Cannavan was a member of the New Lebanon Rotary club, the American Association of School Administrators, the Roy (Continued on Page Two) County Dog Warden Resigns His Post Ilulph Archer submitted his resignation as Noble county dog warden, Monday, when regular meeting of the, Noble county commissioners was held. ^he commissioners accepted his resignation but said today that appointment of his succes sor would not be made until a later date. Health Commissioner Dr. N. S. Reed announced today that a 30 day quarantine had been placed on all dogs in the Mt. Ephraim area, following a mad dog scare there one week ago. The dog was killed but the head wasn't sent in to the state health depart ment and authorities cannot be sure whether it was rabid. All dogs in that area must be tied and watched during the month of July. The only other business trans acted by the commissioners in cluded the transfer of $3,355.99 from the relief fund to the aid for disabled fund. Four Cases Cited In Mayor's Court Mayor Donald Nichols had a total of four cases brought into his court during the past week. They were as follows: Edward Leasure, of Caldwell route, was arrested by Sheriff Donald Conaway on a charge of intoxication. He entered a plea of not guilty when he appeared before Mayor Nichols. He was bound to the grand jury on a $200 bond. John Pry or, of South Olive, was arrested by Sheriff Conaway following an assault and battery warrant issued from that depart ment. Prvor entered a plea of not guilty and was bound to the grand jury on a $500 bond. Howard Shafer, of Caldwell, was fined $5 and costs when he appeared before Mayor Nichols on a charge of illegal parking. The arrest was made by Marshal Jack Oliver. A. C. Riley, an advanced work er for the Briggs Shows which are coming to Caldwell, July 25-28 was arrested on June 28 or disturbing the peace. The irrest was made by night watch nan Willis Ralph and Riley was '.iven a fine of $10 and costs vhen he appeared before the lay or. DIVORCE GRANTED A divorce was granted Friday morning in the case of Donald G. Moore versus Dorothea Moore in Common Pleas court with Judge W. Vernon Archer on the bench. The plaintiff was repre sented by Atty. John W. Hazard and the defendant by Atty. L. C. Young. NOTICE TO OUR PATRONS! In order to get your 5 percent dis count on Spring fertilizers, ac counts must be settled for by July 15. Caldwell Implement & Supply Co., Caldwell, Ohio. 52 I 2 I Carlos E. Connell To Head Both Of Their Companies Mason B. Starring, Jr., president of The Permian Oil Se Gas Company and The Home Utilities Company in Noble ounty announced today that stockholders and directors of he two companies, at their annual organizational meeting leld in Marietta made several changes in the executive sta jf these companies. Miss Anna K. Schletzer, of Marietta, who joined the per sonnel of The Permian Oil & Gas Company when it was owned and managed by the late Ex Governor George White and his associates, has been a director and secretary since 1923 and treasurer since 1941. She was advanced to the position of executive vice president of both companies. She will be the senior resident administrative officer in charge of company operations. She will continue to serve as a director and treasurer of both companies, with offices in Room 723, The First National Bank building, Marietta. The Caldwell office of both companies is located at 515 West street. Carlos E. Connell, a resident of Caldwell, was advanced to the position of vice-president of The Permian Oil & Gas Company and now holds that position in both companies as well as being a director of both companies. In his new capacity, Connell will be in charge of production, trans mission, and distribution activi ties of these companies. Mrs. Mildred Beck of Marietta, was elected secretary and a director of The Permian Oil & Gas Company and secretary of The Home Utilities Company. Mrs. Cora Truex, of Caldwell, was appointed assistant secretary of both companies. Bernard Saling, of Caldwell was named superintendent of (Continued on Pagre Two) John Gray Memorial Fund Totals $192.00 The John Gray Memorial fund now stands at $192.00. according to additional funds received this week by the John Gray com mittee at The Journal-Leader office in Caldwell. This represents a check for $25.00 from the Ava Brick plant and one for $5.00 from Noble Lodge, F. & A. M., No. 459. The committee is endeavoring to raise $350.00 as their cost of the $1,000 marker which will be erected at the State Roadside Park, north of Caldwell, this summer. The dedication is to be held in September. Prior to this week, the com mittee had received $162.00 from various business places, organiza tions and individuals, who are interested in the John Gray cause. Other organizations are urged to contribute as they see fit and all checks should be sent to the John Gray Memorial committee, The Journal-Leader office, Caldwell. The Ohio Monument Builders, Inc., will be in charge of erect ing this memorial, the blueprints for which have already been approved. Groups Meet Today For New Cozier Contract A "walk out" at Cozier Con tainer Corp. plant, Miller street, was called Monday morning resulting in a work stoppage, affecting some 60 plant em ployees and office personnel, after negotiation efforts for a new contract abruptly ended last week between company and union officials. It was learned this morning that a meeting is scheduled fee today (Wednesday) between company and union officials in an effort to negotiate a ne^r contract. It is expected that some con cessions will be forthcoming from both sides in getting the issues presented in the form of an acceptable contract. Representing Cozier employees in the negotiation proceedings for a new contract is the United Paper Workers of America (AFL-CIO). The UPW group was voted by the employees as the bargaining union at an elec tion held June 20. Previously they were repre sented by the United Mine Work er*! vjyon, headquarters in BeK laire. The contract held by the UMW expired May 31. It was reported that a sub stantial pay increase is being sought for the employees in addition to other benefits. The amount of the increase was not learned, but it is reported that the company looked upon the proposal as being completely out of line. Representing the union at the bargaining table are John Gray, of Mt. Vernon, Harry Geary, Carl Delancey, Clifford Delancey, Bud Tilton and Kenneth Perkins, plant employees. Joe Giallombardo, plant man ager, is representing the com pany in the negotiations. Traffic Safety Movies Will Be Shown Saturday Two motion pictures will be shown from the band stand of the court house lawn on Satur day, July 14, beginning at 8:00 p. m. sponsored by the Noble county commissioners. The movies are entitled "Hie Perfect Crime" and "Road Block". In case of rain, the films will be shown in the court room on the third floor of the court house, according to the commis sioners. These safety films are being sponsored through the coopera tion of the commissioners with the Noble county Traffic and Safety committee. Fire Department Makes Plans For Its Festival Plans and rules for the third annual firemen's festival queen contest have been released by Merle Barnhart, chairman of the special committee. Contestants will be chosen from eight Noble county commun ities including: Sarahsville, Summerfield, Belle Valley, Sharon, Dexter City, Caldwell, Harriettsville, and Batesville. Barnhart stated that the winner of the contest would be crowned Saturday evening at 10:00 o'clock. The lucky girl will receive a ladies Bulova wrist watch a 50 dollar savings bond a gold cup and a tinted framed photo. The only rules of the con test state that the contestant must be 16 years of age, single, and available for all parades. Voting for the queen will be handled via tickets. Each vote will cost ten cents, however, a new attraction has been added to last year's method. Each ticket will be divided and in clude one vote for the queen and (Continued on Page Two) NOTICE—Due to scheduled re pairs on building and redecor ating, I.andaker's Bakery, Main Street, will be closed the week of August 6 to Aug. 11, inclusive. 2 3 4 Brucellosis Test Will Continue Until July 18 The mobile Brucellosis labora tory which moved into Noble county about two weeks ago is still in the process of testing milk samples and will be here until July 18, according to county agent Floyd Henderson. Owners of beef herds or dry herds for which no milk samples can be submitted, may be in cluded in the program by filing a request for blood test at the laboratory which is located at the county highway garage. Henderson said the laboratory is open each weekday from 9:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m. and open M| Saturday until noon.