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VOL. 98 NUMBER 3
Village Starts Street, Alley Improvement If present plans materialize the street situation in the vil lage of Caldwell will take on a "new look" before the sum mer is over, so says Mayor Donald D. Nichols, who re ports that all-out effort will be made to black-top several of the unimproved streets. Streets and alleys scheduled to get consideration are: Alleys leading to the rear of the Caldwell postoffice, from Spruce and West streets, black top Cliff road: section extending from Fairground street to USR 21, black-top Young street: extending from Main to North, spray with top coat •Railroad street: extending from North to Fairground, patch and spray with top-coat Bclford street: extending from Railroad to Walnut, patch and spray with top-coat Spruce street: extending from Railroad to Walnut, patch and spray with top-coat Poplar street: extending from Cumberland to West, patch and (Continued on Page Two) Caldwell Merchants To Offer Gala Sales Event, July 27- 28 Plans are near completion for the 1956 version of Dollar Days to be held in Caldwell, Friday and Saturday, July 27-28. Merle Barnhart, chairman of the merchant's division of the Noble county Chamber of Com merce, stated that almost all businesses in Caldwell would sponsor Dollar Day sales. He added that participating mer chants would be open until 9:00 p. m. on both days, Friday and Saturday for the convenience of the shoppers. Barnhart explained that his committee had planned the special session to provide out standing bargains for the con sumers of this area. Each store is to offer reduced rates on specific items or sponsor July sales. Final arrangements for the town-wide sale were formed at a meeting Monday, July 16. Other members of the merchant's division are Carl Saliba, Harry Semon, Robert Ralston and Ger ald Stringer. The Journal-Leader will carry sales messages for the participat ing merchants in next week's issue. Interested shoppers are encouraged to watch for the out standing bargains to be found on the pages of this paper, offered by the Caldwell merchants. PARKING METER RECEIPTS Parking meter receipts for the village of Caldwell totaled $917.50 for the month of June according to a report released today by Violet Morgareidge, village clerk. Receipts for the five-week period, beginning June 11 and ending July 9, are as follows: first week, $181.75 second week, $202.50 third week, $176.00 fourth week, $173.25 and fifth week, $184.00 ESTABLISHED IN 1859 W W Pictured above aic lull, H. G. Williams made the motion and it was seconded by A. E. Secrest. All members voted affirmatively on the issue. Thompson replaces Ralph Arch er, who recently resigned aftei six years service as county do^ warden. Dr. N. S. Reed, county health doctor, stated that Thompson investigated the rabid dog situa tion in Mt. Ephraim as one of the first official acts of his new office. The warden reported that the section is still quarantined, however, everything is under control. He reported that a second dog had died Monday, July 16, and there was a possibility that he had been infected. Reed stated that the dog's head was removed and sent to the state health department for analysis. "Look Sharp' Will Be Marching Theme For 60 Vieing Students Plans for the 16th annual Caldwell high school band camp are nearing completion according to Marvin Wood, director of the local group. Wood stated that 60 boys and girls will attend the camp which will start Tuesday, July 24, and last eight days. As in the past, beds nnd cots will be set up in the high school gym \nasium. Unlike earlier years, Cited For Failure To Slop Car In Assured Distance The Cambridge state patrol investigated an accident Thurs day involving an auto driven by Rodney Buckley, 31, of Ava route 1. The accident occurred on USR 21, south of Cambridge when the Buckley car rammed the side of an auto driven by Samuel Gib son, 31, of Kimbolton route 1. Extensive property damage resulted to the Gibson car and minor damage to the Buckley car. Buckley was cited by the patrol for failure to stop within the assured clear distance. He was cited to appear in Municipal court on Tuesday. however, 14 boys will attend the camp. This figure rep resents the largest number to participate in the last ten years. Mrs. Wood and Linda MeVay will also attend the session in the capacity of advisors. Miss McVay will be in charge of the younger set of future musicians. At the present this group would include two seventh graders, 14 eighth graders and two freshmen, for a total of 19 students. Work for the talented march ers begins at 9:00 o'clock in the morning and lasts thruout the day until 3:30 or 4:00 in. the afternoon. Wood explained that visitors' hour would be from 6:00 until 9:00 each evening. Mrs. Harry Richcreek, presi (Continued on Page Two) THE View Roadside Park Site iVLuiculn ui morial, Caldwell, and Mr. Star Windsor, landscape architect, di vision 10, Marietta, mapping out the details where the John Gray memorial will be erected. The memorial will be located at the roadside park, on USR 21, between Belle Valley and Caldwell. Site For John Gray Memorial Selected Berne Man Named New Dog Warden Mr. Harry C. Schwartz., of .Lebanon, chairman of the memorial committee for the Ohfh Monument Builders, Inc., announced today fnat the membrial for ,V"Ohirf's last Revolutionary war soldier, was being proc* si»ed at the Barre, Vermont, quarry, and that shipment will be made to Caldwell in the near future. Kraest Thompson, ...f Bcnm, was appointed as the new dog warden for Noble county at Mon day's meeting of the county commissioners. Thompson will serve in his new capacity for a three-month probation period. He will receive a salary of $100.00 per month and 50 cents for each dog that he disposes displaying no tag. The memorial win be six feet high and approximately three feet in width. It will the Park's Me incorporate a replica of the old headstone now seen at the grave plot of John Gray in McElroy cemetery, Brookfield township. In addition to the above, ap propriate words will be inscribed noting the purpose of the me morial and those who were insirumental in its erection. The services of Park's Me morials, in Caldwell, a member of the Ohio Monument Builders association, has been secured and will oe in cnargr* of placin* ana erecting the memorial at the roadside park, on USR 21, be tween Belle Valley and Caldwell. (Continued on Page Two) Four Cases Reported In Mayor's Court Mayor Donald I). Nichols sen tenced a total of four violators of the law during the past week. Those who were sentenced in the mayor's court were as follows: George Sarisky, of Cleveland, formerly of Florence, was ar rested by Sheriff Donald Con away on a charge of disturbing the peace. He was given a fine of $10 and costs when he ap peared before Mayor Nichols. Virgil Ted Williams, of Pleas ant City, was fined $15 and costs following his arrest which was made by officer Willis Ralph. He was arrested on a charge of reckless operation of a motor vehicle. Grant Johnson was arrested last week by Patrolman Solt on a charge of speeding. He was given a fine of $15 and costs when he appeared before the mayor. Lloyd B. Weekley was given a fine of $15 and costs when he appeared before Mayor Nichols. He was arrested by Patrolman Solt on a charge of speeding. INJURES FINGER Gerald Thompson, of Cald well route, employee of the Noble county highway depart ment was treated at Thompson's hospital on Friday, July 13 for injuries that he received when he caught his finger in a mow ing machine. INJURES HAND Elsworth Perkins, of Ava, was treated at Thompson's hospital on Friday, July 13 for injuries on the hand that he received in a power mower. NOTICE—Due to scheduled re pairs on building and redecor ating, Landaker's Bakery, Main Street, will be closed the week of August 6 to Aug. 11, inclusive. 2 3 4 Attend Firemen's Festival In Caldwell, July 25-28 Village To Seek Federal Aid On Sewer Problem Mayor Donald D. Nichols has received information from Con gressman John E. Henderson stating that there is now avail able funds to assist municipalities the size of Caldwell in the con struction of sewer systems and sewage treatment plants. According to Cong. Henderson, the water pollution control act became law with President Eisen hower's signature on July 9. The law provides that for each fiscal year the sum of $50,000,000 be appropriated for the purpose of making grants for the con struction of treatment works servicing municipalities. A total of $500,000,000 has been allocated by the federal government to assist municipali ties for treatment projects. Another notation within the law implies that no grant shall be made for any project in an (Continued on Page Two) Prominent Business Man Stricken With Heart Attack .John Janio.s. prominent Cald well business man and a partner in the clothing firm of James & Quick for the past 32 years, was admitted to the Guernsey Me morial hospital, Cambridge, early Monday morning for what has been diagnosed by his physician as a heart attack. James, 66, was stricken late Sunday evening at his home on Spruce street. Latest reports received from the hospital are that his con dition remains serious. COVERS NOBL-G.£OUNRY LIK£ TUG. £UN£HTNG. East Liverpool Championship Drill Team To Appear Wednesday Evening Final plans have been made for the schedule oX events to take place during the third annual Caldwell firemen's festival, July 25-28. Robert (Bud) Ralston, chairman of parade, stated that the East Liverpool V. F. W. Post No. 66 diampionship drill team will be the featured attraction Wednesday evening. The exhibition drill, lasting approximately one hour, will take place on the west side of the square. Music by the Cambridge municipal band under the direc tion of Peter Sheenan, will fill the air Thursday evening from 7:00 to 8:00. The concert will be held on the esplanade of the county courthouse. Bill Archer, a former resident of Caldwell and member of the local high school band,-is pres ently the lead trumpet with the outstanding organization. A talent show, featuring eight to ten variety acts will be staged Friday evening, July 27. The pre sentation will feature acts from this section of Ohio and will also take place on the esplanade of the square. The event will start promptly at 7:00 o'clock with the winners to be judged by audience applause. (Continued on Page Two) Former Sarahsville Teacher Appointed Principal Of Columbus South High School Cozier Strikers Granted Pay Increase of 10c An agreement for a new work ing contract was reached Friday afternoon, and subsequently given membership approval, be tween Cozier Container Corp. and United Paperworkers of America union. Terms of the new contract call for a 10-cent hourly increase for all employees, which num ber approximately 50. In addition to the above, the contract calls for six paid holi days and a modified union shop. The company was represented by H. B. Bregenzer, vice presi dent of Cozier Container Corp., and Joe Giallombardo, plant manager. Jjtfpresenting tbtf employees in n -.bating for a new contrac wfee John Gray, union repr* sentative, Bud Tilton, Carl aiiJ Clifford Delancey, Harry Geary, and Kenneth Perkins. Operations were reported back to normal Monday morning, fol lowing a "walk-out" by the em ployees a week ago when they refused to work without a con (Continued on Page Two) ONG Ambulance Co. To Hold Special Drill Member: ui the Isi-.'Lce c.-anty ambulance unit of the Ohio National Guard will meet in special session on Saturday, July 21, at the Noble county fair grounds, according to Capt. Char les J. Co.vle, commanding officer. Captain Coyle said the unit would practice double drill, driver selection, practical exer cises, cook practice and parade and ceremony practice in pre paration for their two-week encampment at Camp Brecken ridge, Kentucky. The ambulance unit will also meet on Monday, July 23, for their final drill assembly before departing for their encampment. At this final meeting, equipment and supplies will be loaded and prepared for movement to Camp Breckenridge. An advance detail group of the national guard will leave Caldwell on Wednesday, July 25 and the main troops will depart by commercial bus at midnight on July 28, according to Captain Coyle. H. Delbert Swain, a former teacher in the Sarahsviiie school system, was appointed principal of South high school, Columbus, at a recent meeting of the Columbus board of education. Mr. Swain became associated with the Columbus public schools in 1943. During the last four" years he has been principal of Crestview junior high school. Prior to going to Columbus, Swain was a teacher in Sarahs ville school for 11 years. He is the son of Mrs. Orpha Swain and a brother of Mrs. Guy Gibson, Sarahsville. His wife, the former Lillian Johnson, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Johnson of the Sarahsville community. Many will remember that another Noble county teacher, Mr. Edgar House, is the principal of North high school, Columbus. NOTICE—Deadline for payment of the Soiond Half for 1955 of Real Estate laxes in Noble County is Friday, July 20. There will bp no extension of this date A. KALI'H HICKS, Noble County Treasurer. 2 3 vi 3-L SEE US FOR your Bottle Gas needs. D. D. Nichols, Caldwell, Ohio. tttt 2L DELBERT SWAIN CALDWELL, OHIO, THURSDAY, JULY 19, 1956 FOURTEEN PAGES THIS WEEK SINGLE COPY le Exciting Events Mark Plans For Each Day Of Firemen's Annual Festival Drill Teem To Feature Activities On By sections, the contract calls for improvement in Seneca, Wayne and Beaver town ships. The highway will receive a prime coat, mix and seal, items T-30 and T-32, on a width of 18 to 20 feet. SR 564 will receive a similar application for a length of 6.69 miles. Resurfacing treatment will start at the junction of SR 564 and SR 78 to the junction of SR 563, near the William J. Schott farm. This section of im provement is located in Olive and Enoch townships. The lower portion of the high way was repaired last summer from the junction of SR 563 to Middleburg and from the Wilson property to the junction of SR 564 with SR 145. The Shelley firm was awarded the contract and completed the reconstruction at that time. Local state highway crews are presently working on SR 564 in preparation for the resurfacing. The Noble county department is widening and stabilizing the berms on approximately the same sections of the route. Major Dwight Boyd Given Alignment In Puerto Rico Major and Mrs. Dwight I. Boyd and sons, Scott and Grant, of Baltimore, Md., arrived here last week where they will spend two weeks visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Boyd, of Dexter City, and Mr. and Mrs. ILrry Weaver, of Summerfield. At the conclusion of their visit with their families in Noble county, Major Boyd, accom panied by his wife, the former Betty Jane Weaver and two sons, will report to his new assignment in Puerto Rico where he expects to be stationed for the next four years. Boyd, a former reporter for The Journal prior to his enlist ment in 1942, is now assigned to military intelligence. NOTICE—Belle Valley American Legion Clubroom will be open duly from 2:30 p. m. to 1:00 a. m. Saturday and holidays, 12:(M) noon to 1:00 a. m.. and on Sun days, y. m. to 1 W a n. tCiY/Cfr Members of the VFW Private Eddy Post, No. 66, championship drill team pose for a pic ture in East Liverpool. The Ohio "56" cham pions will appear in Caldwell, Wednesday, July 25, to start the third annual firemen's festival. The crack drill outfit won their second state championship in Dayton, edging out the present national champions from Al liance. They will appear on the west side of the public square for an hour's exhibition, Two Resurfacing Jobs On County Highways Are Awarded By State The Sheliey Construction Company of Thornviiie, has been awarded the contract for the resurfacing of portions of State Routes 564 and 147 in Noble county. The Ohio firm submitted the low bid of $69,317.75 for the application of a bituminous treatment on the state highways. SR 147 will be repaired in part from the junction of SR 566 to Batesville for a total of 8.89 miles. Slight Damage Occurs As Vehicles Collide Noble county Sheriff Donald Conaway investigated an ac cident Thursday, July 12, at 7:50 p. m. which occurred on county road 4, approximately one mile south of the junction of SR 146. Paul William Zerger, 23, of 419 Miller street, Caldwell, and Don avin George King, 26, of 63 Dal ton Place, Canton, were the driv ers involved in the accident. The two vehicles collided on a curve and only minor damage was reported. Zerger was traveling north on the road at approximately 20 miles per hour in a 1953 Ford, when the incident occurred. King was driving a 1951 three-quarter ton Ford truck, owned by Wil lard Gardner of Graysville, Ac cording to Sheriff Conaway, no one was injured in the collision and no charges were filed from that department. Wednesday starting at 7:0u p. m. The group will compete in the national contest in Dallas, Texas, Aug. 12-17, and will attempt to better their second place position of 1955. The team has performed at many events including baseball games at the Cleve land municipal stadium. In the latter part of August, the group will lead a barnstorming tour of Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan. Area Construction Appears 'Only Simmering' On Surface Ntqht Nsme Three County Students Edible For Scholarship Awards The State Department of Education has released informa tion to the effect that three Noble county students have been awarded scholarships for the Ohio Scholarship fund. Each scholarship is for $500.00 upon condition that the student enroll in the elementary cadet teaching program in some college and pursue this course for two years. The student must then teach in the elementary schoei in order to cancel the scholar ship obligation. Awards were presented to Jeanann Rucker, daughter of Mrs. Grace Warren and a grad uate of Caldwell high school Doris Marie Way, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Way, and a graduate of Dexter City high school Joseph Edward Clark, son of Mr. and Mrs. Zedrick Clark, and a graduate of Sarahs ville high school. Noble county is entitled to three scholarships with the possibility of being assigned an additional one later. Chief basis of awarding the scholarships is that of financial need. SEPARATIONS FILED Two separations from the arm ed forces v ere filed in the re corder's office last week accord ing to Benny J. Fowler, recorder. They were as follows: army of the United States to Tim Drake Tarleton, separation 214, and United States air force to Lucien Collins Young, Jr., separation 214. Building construction in Noble county is reported light by the various contractors in the local area. The Crock & Schafer firm of Caldwell is presently building a home for Richard Archer in New Concord. The new building is of wood construction and will be built at an approximate cost of $11,000. In addition to the Archer home, the contracting firm is work ing on numerous small remodel ing jobs in the area. Leander Crock, co-owner oi the firm stated that they were bidding on two schools in Bel mont county. Glencoe and Ban nock will be the sites of the two new buildings. Crock also added that the firm submitted the low bid for the construction of the proposed Knights of Columbus building to be located on the corner of Poplar and West streets. The proposed hall will be con structed of concrete block with a steel roof and gypson deck. Present specifications call for a building 100 by 53 feet to be divided into two sections. One (Continued on Page Two) Time To Pay Real Estate Taxes Nearing An End PajracjiU oi the ciLcund half of the real estate taxes for 1955 reached a total of $101,295.07 on Saturday of last week, according to a check with A. R. Hicks, county treasurer. Tax books will close on Friday afternoon, July 20, at 4:30 o'clock and according to Treasurer Hicks, there will be no extension of time, since the state depart ment of taxation allowed the extension at the beginning of the tax collection. All tax payments made aftef the deadline will be assessed thd usual penalty.