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State Highway
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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*
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.
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
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
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.
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,
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.
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
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
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.
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,
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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,
The Ohio Monument Builders,
Inc., will be in charge of erect
ing this memorial, the blueprints
for which have already been
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
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
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.
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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.

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