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Pictured above are the principals at the dedication of the memorial to Pvt. John Gray which was held Saturday at the state roadside park, north of Caldwell. They are, left to right, Dr. Charles A. Anderson, president of the Ohio society, S.A.R., Marion Congressman John E. Legion Auxiliary Fall Conference At Dexter City Tlie aiiiiUdi iall conference of the American Legion auxiliary was held at Dexter City, Friday, with 125 members and guests reflet .0 1W ,'oe -mu^ ses sion. Members of Unit 415, Dex ter City, were host* for the 11th district. The units represented were Caldwell, Beverly, Batesville, Belle Valley, Zanesville, Cam bridge, Shadyside, Maynard, Belmont, Martins Ferry, Byes ville, Neffs, Dresden, Duncan Falls, Lowell, Marietta, McCon nelsville, Bridgeport, Belpre and Dexter City. The principal address of the day was made by Department second vice president, Mrs. Hom er Ludwiig of Ada. Other depart mental officers attending were Mrs. Lee Moore, Zanesville, Mrs. Gertrude Yockey, Bridgeport, and Mrs. Homer Smith, McCon nelsville. Interesting reports were giv^n (Continued on Page Three) Democratic Committees Plan Joint Meeting A joint meting ui tne Demo cratic executive and central committees will be held Satur day, Oct. 27, at 8:00 o'clock p. m., at the party headquarters, VFW building, West street, Caldwell. All candidates seeking office are asked to attend the meeting. Plans will be discussed relative to the final days of the current campaign. The meeting will be presided over toy Executive Committee Chairman George Lawrence and Central Committee Chairman John Huffman. Driver Injured In Local Auto Wreck John Schilling, of Lowell route 1, sustained a possible skull frac ture at 12:15 a. m. Tuesday when he lost control of his vehicle and it left the road hitting a tree at the Emil Archer Service sta tion on USR 21, in Caldwell. Schilling was taken to the St Francis hospital, Cambridge for treatment. A passenger in the Schilling auto, Homer Hesson of Dexter City, was not seriously injured. The trip was made in the Murphy ambulance. The vehicle was considerably damaged according to Night Watchman Willis Ralph who in vestigated the accident. RECEIVES TREATMENT Mrs. Lawrence Moore was ad mitted to Good Samaritan hos pital, Zanesville, Monday, for treatment and then dismissed to her home on Belford street. PATRONS of the Caldwell Pro duce Co. are asked to return all milk bottles. You may place them out and our dcliveryman will pick them up or phone 75 itnd we will call for them. Cald well Produce Company, Caldwell, Ohio. 1? Principals At Dedication Of John Gray Memorial John Gray Memorial Is Dedicated The weatherman had Ihe last word Saturday when dedication ceremonics for the Pvt. John Gray memorial had to be held in the Caldwell high school auditorium, due to a downpour which com menced shortly before 2:00 o'clock. Although the program proper was held in the school auditorium, the skies cleared sufficiently for Noble county ponagenarian, Silas Thorla, to unveil the memorial at the state roadside park, north of /Caldwell. Mr. Thorla is the only living person who remembers John Gray and he told Saturday of the thousands who attended the funeral when Ohio's last sur viving veteran of the Revolu tionary war died at the age of 104 years. Hon. Robert T. Sec rest, mem ber of the Federal Trade Com mission and former popular con gressman from the 15th district, gave the dedicatory address. He tribute the fit oiuionary W^i u.io and called, anew for the protection of the principles for which they fought and gave their lives. Edwin C. Zepp, director of the Ohio Historical society, gave the (Continued on Page Three) Four Speedsters Are Arrested By Patrol Four traffic violators appeared in the court of Mayor Donald Nichols last week. All four violations were for speeding and they were arrested by Patrolman Miley of the Marietta state patrol. Alonzo Lee Smith, of Valley Lake, W. Va., was fined $10.00 and costs of $4.00 when he ap peared beiore Mayor Nichols. Robert W. Legge, of Akron, was fined $10.00 and costs, total ling $14.00 when he appeared before the Mayor to answer to charges of driving in excess of the sipeed limit. Samuel V. King, of Cleveland, received a fine totalling $19.00 when he appeared in Mayor Nichols' court. A fine of $15.00 and costs, totalling $19.00 was given to Othar R. Baker, of Orrville, when he appeared in Mayor Nichols' court to answer to a charge of speeding. Henderson: Silas Thorla, who at 97 years of age was one of the most active participants there Rep. Edmund G. James, who served as master of ceremonies, and Hon. Robert T. Se crest, Washington, D. C., who delivered the dedicatory address. COVERS NOBL-G Lions Club Urges Display Your Flag On Veterans Day As a part oi their patriotic program, the Caldwell Lions club is making an effort this year to have as many flags as possible displayed by the home and business owners in Cald well on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 w-hich will be observed here on Monday, Nov. 12. Dr. Robert S. Rudge, president of the Lions club, is making a special appeal to patriotic or ganizations, business places home owners and others to dis play the American flag on this day. This will also be homecoming day for the Caldwell football team and their annual game with McConnelsville will be played that afternoon on the local athletic field (beginning at 2:00 o'clock. Some business places, includ ing the banks, will be closed all day wihile others will close at noon, in order that as many as possible can enjoy the homecom ing festivities. The Caldwell McConnelsville game is the only one in the Muskingum Valley league to be played in the afternoon, as all the other schools prefer to close their season out on Friday even ing. Nov. 9, "under the lights" Fulda Grange Sponsors Charity Ball For Nuns Plans For Southern Noble High School Are Discussed Fulda grange will sponsor a charity ball in St. Mary's hall Fulda, on Saturday, Oct. 27 proceeds from which will go to support the Nuns located at Fulda. in addition to the charity ball other types of entertainment and games will be enjoyed. The ladies of the grange will serve lunch. The public is cor dially invited to attend. The labt ot three community meetings tne Southern Noble school district was held at Middleburg school, Friday evening, with a good attendance. The architect presented plans for the new building along with an artist's sketch of a view of the completed building. All members of the school board were present to aid in the discussion. Republican Women Will Hold Meeting, Friday The Noble county Republican women's club will hold a meet ing at their headquarters in tlfe I.O.O.F. building, Friday even ing, Oct. 26, beginning at 8:00 o'clock. Mrs. Martha Moore, central committee woman from this dis trict, will be in charge of the meeting. She will speak briefly and then show a movie, which depicts the life of President Eisenhower. Refreshment® will be served and all Republican women in the county are invited to attend. NOTICE—No additional time can be granted for paying the last half of the personal tax. Final date is Oct. 31, 1956. Treasurer A. B. Hicks. 16 17 Several issues were made quite clear that should be of concern to every voter in the Southern Noble district. Foremost among these, is the fact that the state board of education has deter mined that there should be hiigh school center in the South ern Noble district and has given permission, along with the state department of taxation, to grant to the people the privilege of voting on the issue. Not only has this permission been granted, but the state has agreed to give to the Southern (Continued on Page Three) WARNING Persons caught maliciously destroying proper ty during halloween will be most severely dealt with. Police pro tection has been increased to curb this unnecessary activity within the confines of Caldwell Mayor D. D. Nichols. Village 16 17 of CaldwelL Contract Let For Erection of K of Building Ground is expected to be broken within the next two weeks for the construction of the new Knights of Columbus building, to be erected on the corner of West and Poplar streets. The new building, the futur home of Fr. Kleuber council, No. 2565, will be located across th street from the Dean A. Reett Motor Sales. The one-story building will be constructed of concrete block, with the main entrance beinu built of stone. The building will be 53 feet wide and 100 feei long. According to specifications, the building will be divided in two sections, one will be rented out to a business firm in Cald well and the other will be used as council chambers. The contract, according to Grand Knight William Nau, was awarded to Crock & Schafer, local contractors, at their low bid of $20,100. At the opening of bids several days ago by the building com mittee, three contractors sub mitted offers, with Crock & Schafer low by $2,000. The main entrance of the new K. of C. building will be located at the corner of West and Poplar streets. The contractor's prospec tive of the new structure in dicates that the building will have a modern appearing front, The hall will be finished with glazed tile. Toilet facilities and a com plete heating unit were all in corporated in the unit contract offered by the successful bidder. Auto Accident Occurs On John Wargo Turn Russell Cruikshanks of Youngs town failed to make the sLarp Wargo turn on USR 21, just north of Belle Valley, Saturday morn ing at 11 o'clock, went sideways across the highway and struck a truck loaded with lumber and driven by George W. Sraoots wf New Concord, route 3. A passenger in the Cruikshanks car, Mrs. Betty Packes, was slight ly injured. She was removed to St. Francis hospital, Cambridge in the McVay ambulance where she received treatment. There was considerable prop erty damage to both vehicles ac cording to Sheriff Donald Cona way, who investigated. Cruikshanks appeared before JP Leo Carter, where he was fined $25.00 and costs for driving left of center. Bob Secrest Day Observed Oct. 25 Appreciation Day will be observed Thursday, Oct. 25 in honor erf Robert T. Secrest, form er congressman from the 151 district, with the dedication of memorial and a roadside park at Seneca Lake. The ceremonies will open at 3:30 o'ekxk in the afternoon. The roadside park is being built at Senecaville dam. A ban quet will be held in the even ing at the Fish & Game Associa tion Seneca Lake Lodge. The main speaker will toe E. H. Tay lor, Swarthmore, Pa., nationally known conservationist and form er magazine editor. Vernon Youngquist, of Colum bus, chief of the water division of State Department of Natural Resources, will give a talk on the importance of water shortage in this area and plans for a Salt Fork reservoir near here. Several other speakers are scheduled to appear on the after noon and evening program. Lovell-Kirchner Case Postponed To November The Gerald Lovett-Elsie Kir chner, et. al., equity suit being heard in Noble county common pleas court has been postponed until the first or second' of Nov ember, according to a check at the office of the clerk of courts The attorneys in the case are involved in other hearings and it was necessary to postpone the local civil action. Judge Delbert Tedrick, of Cambridge, is occupying the bench in this case. There is no jury. NOTICE Anyone caught hal loweening or maliciously de stroying property before hal loween time in Dexter City will be prosecuted to the fullest ex tent of the law. By order of Dexter City Village Council. Ila Cljiner, Clerk. 16 17 COUNTS LiKf. VOL. 98 NUMBER 17 ESTABLISHED IN 1859 CALDWELL, OHIO, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1956 EIGHTEEN PAGES THIS WEEK SINGLE COPY 6c T-W-E Mitchell was removed to Good Samaritan hospital, where he re ceived treatment and has since been dismissed. Beardsley was removed to the Bethesda hospital, where he was treated for cuts and bruises and dismissed. Beardsley is married to the former Anna Shark us of near Caldwell. Warner Couple Injured In Summerfield Wreck Mr. ..ml Mi-'. Fred* rn i-. E. Wooster, ot Warner, were injur ed in an auto accident just west of Summerfield, Saturday after noon at 3:30 o'clock, when they collided with' a car driven by Bernard C. Hill, 17, of Summer field. The state patrol, who investi gated, said that Hill was driving on the wrong side of the high way in a curve, and collided head-on with the Wooster car. Frederick Wooster sustained a contusion of the left knee and other minor ibruises. Mrs. Woos ter had a deep cut on the left temple, lacerations on the chin and right thigh and both were treated at the office of Dr. E. G. Ditch, and dismissed to their home. Hill was cited to appear Mon day morning in Probate court before Judge Earl P. McGinnis. ACCEPTS POSITION Robert Clark, of the Hirams burg community, has accepted a position at Ball's Super Market and in the future will be in charge of the meat department in that store. He will fill the vacancy created when Willard Radclil'f purchased the West Side market. Clark is a former man ager of the Noble Farm Bureau here. RETURNED HOME Mrs. Alice Griffin and infant daughter were removed from Thompson's hospital to their home near Crooked Tree Sun day morning, Oct. 21. The trip was made in the Murphy ambul ance. "HI VARIETY" Nov. W SuNf-uiN-E.' Cliff Road Gets Treatment The street improvement project in Caldwell is rapidly com ing to a close. Many streets and alleys have been surfaced and treated for winter. The one road which is pictured being im proved and sorely in need of repair is the lower section of Cliff road which joins with USR 21. Heavy rains this summer caused badly eroded ruts which made driving practically impossible. Pictured are Earl Harris, Marietta contractor, and George Kelli, helper from Chesterhill, spreading the bituminous treatment T-31 on that road. Previous ly, only tar and slag was applied to the road which proved very impractical, resulting in the material being washed onto USR 21. Observing the road improvement job is Joe Archer, who lives in the immediate vicinity. Archer stated that he thinks this treatment will provide better traveling for the motorists who use Cliff road. Caldwell Youth Injured In Accident On State Route 340 Three residents of the Caldwell community were injured, one seriously, when they figured in an accident on SR 340, between Zanesville and Chandlersville, Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock. Involved in thfe accident were Tom Bond, Harry Mitchell, Jr. and John Beardsley, Jr., all of near Caldwell. Mitchell, the driver and Bond were returning to Caldwell from Zanesville, "There they are em ployed uy the Mosaic Tile Com pany. Beardsley was enroute to Philo, where he is employed by the Ohio Power company. Investigating officials said that Beardsley is alleged to have made a left hand turn on the state road and the Mitchell vehicle hit it broadside. Bond, who is a son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Davis in Olive, sustained cuts on the head and face and his hip was knocked out of its socket. He is a patient in Good Samaritan hospital, Zanes ville, where a long period of treatment is indicated. Annual Forestry Field Day Will Be Held Tuesday In Buffalo Township Campaign To Raise Scout Money Opens The annual campaign to raise money to carry on the work of Boy Scouting in Noble county will open this week with K. Leighton, chairman of the finance committee, in charge. Noble county has been asked by Zane Trace area, with head quarters in Zanesville, to raise $989.70 which is only tloree per cent of the total amount needed for this district. Morgan county will also raise three percent Perry county 12 percent and Muskingum and Guernsey, the balance. The two larger counties raise their money through the United Fund drive. Chairman Leighton will be aided in this campaign by mem bers of the Caldwell Lions club who have taken over the special gifts solicitation. As a part of the opening drive Joe Be net, Scout executive from Zanesville, was their principal speaker at the dinner meeting Wednesday night. Mr. Benet explained the scout ing program in detail and told the Lions club just how the money is spent to further Boy and Girl scouting in Noble county during the year. Conservation Agencies Plan Event On Hobart Bond Farm The second annual forestry field day in Noble county will be held Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the farm of Hobart Bond, in Buffalo township, with a full morning and afternoon program being plannedi The field day is sponsored thru the cooperation of the Noble Soil Conservation district, Soil Conservation Service, Noble County Extension Ser- $20,000 Transferred To Road-Bridge Fund By Commissioners The Noble county commission ers transferred $20,000 from the auto license fund to the road and (bridge fund, Monday, when they held their regular meeting. They also approved medical treatment at the Rocky Glen sanatorium for another patient from this county. An order to purchase 1,000 tons of 'No. 46 crushed limestone was placed with Lav/rence King at a price of $1.75 per ton. The following bills and pay rolls were authorized and war rants issued by Auditor G. R. Atkinson: Fred Price, sand, $18.25,- Noble Tractor Sales, supplies, $41.38 Barnhouse Chevrolet Co., sup plies, $3.08 Eugene Dietzgen Co., metallic tape, $9.44 John Carlisle, supplies, $236.65 Ziler Garage, w.yroll, $3.51 James Manly, supplies, $12.90 Johns Manufacturing Co., magna-pow ers, $3.90 R. C. Moore Lumber Co., cement sewer pipe and lumber, $89.95 The Standard Oil Co., gasoline, $7.08 Major Equipment Co., supplies, $348.36 Archer Bros., bridge plank. $555.20: M. D. Hitehens. oak plank, $995.01 Lorenz Hardware, supplies, $111.17 Gilbert Long & Son, oak plank, $1,121.55 The Superior Steel Corp., rein forcing rods, $400.66: Morrison Motor Co., recapping and vulcanizing, $302.03 Sinclair Re fining Co., diesel fuel and gear lub., $177.40 The Standard Oil Co.. gasoline, $451.82 Caldwell Implement and Supply Co., sup plies, $70.62. Two Injured In Accident Near Ava Clarence Wickham, 20, of Can ton, was involved in a one-car accident, Saturday evening at 10:35 o'clock when he lost con trol of his vehicle on USR 21 near Ava and it went off the right side of the highway, strik ing a tree. The state patrol, who investi gated, said that a passenger in the Wickham car, Connie Joiner, 18, sustained a fractured pelvis and other bruises about the body. She was removed to St Francis hospital for treatment. There was considerable prop erty damaige to the vehicle, the patrol said. Ohio Power Clarifies Offer Made On Local Power Rates Mrs. Violet Morgareidge, clerk of the village of Caldwell, ob jected last week to the article relative to the cost which the village would assume if the Ohio Power furnished additional power to the Caldwell Light & Waterworks. The Ohio Power issued the following statement, in order that the residents of Caldwell might know exactly what they would be should paying should the village buy power instead of spending in excess of $175,000 for a new diesel engine. Ohio Power Company today clarified the principal details of an offer by which it would pro vide electric energy on a whole sale basis to the village of Cald well. The company would make available a dependable source of electricity by constructing at no expense to the village the neces sary lines and substation equip ment required to connect the facilities of the power company and the municipal system. Ohio Power said it now has in service a 12,000-volt line extend ing through Caldwell from a major substation located adjac ent to the Cleveland Graphite (Continued on Page Three) WINDOW GLASS cut to accu rate size. See us for your needs. D. D. Nichols, Caldwell, Ohio. 15 tf. Muskingum Grand Jury To Investigate Crash The Muskingum county grand jury will be asked to investi gate the collision on Pershing road, Zanesville, Oct. 15, in which Robert L. Moore, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald M. Moore, Zanesville, was fatally injured. Detective Sgt. Richard Tracy said Saturday the case was turn ed over to the grand jury, after he had received conflicting re ports from witnesses. The youth was killed when his motorcycle struck a truck oper ated by Fred Miller, 27, of Belle Valley, who has been residing at the Zanesville fairground, where he trains horses. The Miller family recently moved to Belle Valley from West Virginia. SEE US FOR your Bottle Gas needs. D. D. Nichols, Caldwell, QUO. 47tt vice, State rv Wickham sustained several fractured ribs and received hos pital attention. They were re moved to the hospital in the McVay amibulance. Department of Natural Resources, the Noble County A.S.C. committee, and other interested agencies. Herbert R. Blackburn, of Cum berland, will serve as master of ceremonies for the various events. It will open at 9:30 a. m., with a sawing contest, open to all 4-H members and vocational agricul tural students. It will be in charge of Paul Jonard and Joe Parrish. The balance of the morning will deal with educational stops, including woodland management and land use, in charge of Tom Bradley, woodland conservation ist from Zanesville marketing and care in cutting, State Forest er George SoLne, Cambridge, in charge tree planting demonstra tion, direction of Rodney Kraus, Ohio Power forester. Home grown timber for farm uses, led by Forest Dean, fores try specialist from the extension service in Columbus Ohio's for (Continued on Page Three) State Department Honors N. I. Leasure 'in 1. Leasure. of Caldwell, was one of 147 employees, who were honored Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Highways, for having served 25 years or more in this capacity. Gov. Frank J. Lausche and Director S. O. Linzell presented Mr. Leasure a certificate of ser vice during a special recognition ceremony in Columfous, Tuesday. The group included 140 em ployees still at work and six who have retired. The group also included D. W. Clark of Whipple, who is in division 10 but works out of Marietta. Director Linzell said tthe loyalty of these employees as demonstrated by their many years of faithful service has been of incalculable value to the state and richly deserves special recognition". Pil-ettes" Win Second On Huntington Program The "Pil-ettes" from the Cald well high school were awarded second place in the talent show case program over Huntington WSAZ, according to word re ceived today by James Carter, instructor. They participated in the tal ent show on Oct. 14 and the win ner was determined by the num ber of votes received from the people who saw the program. They received a check for $10.00. The ^Pil-ettes" will again ap pear over Huntington on Nov. 8, at 12:30 p. m., when they are guests on the Jan and Bob Carr program. Sudv Richcreek, Joey Hill and Evelyn Christopher are members of this vocal trio. All Schools Will Be Closed Friday All No' .:- county and Caldwell schools will be closed Friday, Oct. 26, in order that the teach ers might attend the annual Eastern Ohio Teachers associa tion which will be held in Cam bridge. Delegates from the Noble county schools will include Murl Thomas, Belle Valley Ruth Knox, Brookfield Esther Thompson, Stock and J. G. Guil er, Summerfield. The delegate from the Cald well school will be James Car ter. Miss Mayme Sealock is the alternate. Alternates from the county school -wall be Clarice Jennings, Florence Wharton, Lillian Colley and Paul Brown. Ogden Nash and Dr. Ralph Lapp will be the principal speakers at this meeting. RECEIVES TREATMENT Carl Gildow, of the Macksburg community was admitted to the Marietta Memorial hospital on October 21 for treatment. The trijp to the hospital was in the McVay ambulance.