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Violet Morgareidge Files
Suit Against Elias Estate
In Amount of$3,686
Snow Blizzard
Blankets County
Snarls Traftic
Mrs. Vioiet Morgareidge, who has served as#clerk ot the village
Of Caldwell since 1944, has filed a ..civil action in Noble county
common pleas court against the Joseph Elias estate in the amount
of $3,686.00.
The first crippling snow storm
of the year blanketed Noble
county with four to five inches
of snow, Tuesday afternoon and
evening, snarled up traffic, de
layed the mails, cut attendance
at schools to a minimum and
caused several minor accidents
but none of a major nature.
The Summerfield, Southern
Noble and Belle Valley schools
were closed Wednesday morn
ing, according to a report re
ceived from Supt. H. C. Secrest's
The Noble county state high
way crews were out from 2:30
p. m., Tuesday to 2:00 a. m. Wed
nesday, clearing the main high
ways first and then the second
ary roads.
Highway Director Kenneth
Kearns said that the crews were
still on an emergency basis
Wednesday noon.
The highway department has
a reserve stockpile of approxi
mately 2400 tons of ashes for
emergencies just such as this.
Postmaster W. E. Cecil said
that all incoming mails were late
but most of the trucks made it
to Caldwell by 7:30 p. m. The
Cambridge mail truck was forced
off the road by another motorist
(Continued on Page 2)
Four Injured In
Two-Car Collision
She is asking,compensation in this amount from the estate for
her personal services, alleged to
Four persons were injured in
a two-car collision that occurred
Wednesday at 4:45 p. m. on USR
21, north of Atfa.
Admitted to Guernsey Me
morial hospital, Cambridge, was
William A. Hammond, 31, of
Cleveland, driver of one of the
cars involved. He sustained
minor concussion and was
leased following treatment.
Treated at the same hospital
were Frances E. Brammer, 37
Williamstown, W. Va., driver of
the other car involved Kathryn
Brammer, 46, Akron, and Mrs
Harold Rech, 40, Marietta.
Mrs. Brammer received lacera
tions of the right eyebrow and
contusion of the left leg. Mrs
Rech sustained contusions of the
leg and forehead and the other
passenger received contusions to
her forehead. All three were dis
missed after treatment.
The state patrol said the ac
eident occurred when the south
bound Brammer car swerved out
of control and skidded across the
highway into the path of the
Hammond vehicle.
have been rendered since Jan.
1, 1944.
The damage suit is against
Moses Tonnous, administrator of
the estate of Joseph Elias, also
known as Joe Elias or Joseph
Elias Karkafi, deceased.
The plaintiff claims in her
petition that she had been ren
dering a personal service for the
decedent since she took over
her duties as clerk, Jan. 1, 1944.
She now claims she is entitled
to compensation for these ser
vices at a rate of $2.00 per hour.
On the 28th day of November,
1956, the plaintiff presented to
the defendant as such adminis
trator, a written statement of
her claim and demanded an en
dorsement of allowance thereon.
The defendant refused said en
dorsement in writing on the 8th
day of October, 1957.
Collects Rent
Mrs. Morgareidge claims that
she spent many hours in collect
(Continued on Page Two)
New Car Sales
Are On Increase
In Noble County
Tax Delinquency Decreases
In Noble County For 1957
Noble county Clerk of Courts
John H. Snyder reported today
that 27 new cars had been pur
chased in Noble county during
the month of November. In ad
dition to new car sales, there
was a total of 191 used cars, li
used trucks, 13 used pickups anc:
7 used other vehicles, for a total
of 223 used vehicles that changed
ownership during the past
Clerk Snyder reported the
following persons purchased new
cars last month: Dale E. Ackley
car Arlin B. Still, car James
W. Robinson, car Robert and
Norma Augenstein, car Rita
Ogle McAtee, car Ray A. Clark,
(Continued on Page Two)
Deadline Thursday
For Expense Accounts
Out of a total of 177 candi
dates, there have been 157 that
filed their expense accounts or
"no expense accounts" according
to Harry G. Richcreek, clerk of
the Noble county board, of elec
Clerk Richcreek said the dead
line for filing was 4:00 p. m.,
Thursday, Dec. 5 and at the
present time, there are 20 can
didates in the general election
who have not yet filed.
Sheriff and Mrs. Donald Con
away left Sunday morning foi
Davis, W. Va., on a deer hunt
ing jaunt. They returned Wed
nesday morning of this week,
with two deer.
Tax delinquency is on the. rise again in Ohio, according to Audi
tor James A. Rhodes, except for 15 counties and Noble is one of
these, where the delinquent tax was sharply reduced.
Much of this credit for the reduction must go to Auditor C.
Atkinson, who spearheaded the drive to hold such a delinquent sale
ill this county this spring after
an elapse of many years.
In 1956, Noble county had a
delinquent tax list of $51,052.
But thanks to Auditor Atkinson,
the delinquency in 1957 amount
ed to only $15,743.
Three of the 15 counties not
showing an increase are located
in the 15th congressional dis
trict, including Noble, Perry and
State Auditor Rhodes said that
70 of the 85 county tax settle
ments filed with him for 1957
show an increase over last year
in the amount of delinquent real
estate and public utility taxes
XMAS TREES and branches for
trimming, 50c to S1.25. Amos
Franklin, 204 E. Main Street,
Caldwell, Ohio. Phone 207-W.
24 25
WINDOW GLASS cut to accu
rate size. See us for your needs.
fi. D. Nichols, Caldwell. tf.'ton, $151,027 ($18,658).
and unpaid special assessments
In 1936, such delinquent taxes
reached a peak of $196 million
Since then they had dropped to
a total of $30 million at the end
of 1956.
Over the 20-year period the
tax delinquency dropped every
year except 1941. Now the
downward trend has been re
versed again this year.
Mahoning county is the only
large county which did not re
port an increase in tax delin
lOther counties in the 15th dis
trict, the 1957 tax delinquency
with the 1956 amount shown in
parenthesis, are as follows:
Guernsey, $146,066 ($130,928)
Monroe. $15,670 ($14,533) Mor
gan, $11,319 ($11,868) Muskin
gum, $247,346 ($229,269) Perry
$87,423 ($93,405), and Washing
Doe Killed By Impact
With Car On USR 21
Harold McDonald, of Cald
well, rushed the deer season
early Monday morning but it
wasn't his fault, according to
the sheriff department's in
The 100 pound doe jumped
over a guard rail on USR 21
about lVz miles north of Cald
well into the path of the Mc
Donald car and was instantly
The grille, radiator and part
of the hood on the McDonald
car was badly damaged. Under
the law, McDonald gets to
keep the deer, although he
wasn't sure just what he
would dot with it.
Buckey Is Back
In County Jail On
Drunken Charge
William Buckey, 50, of Cam
bridge, formerly of Ava, who
was released from the Noble
county jail, Tuesday, when he
furnished bond on a charge of
shooting with the intent to kill,
s back in again on Thanks
giving day, (charged with being
The affidavit for his second
arrest was filed with the sheriffs
department by his sister, Mrs.
Lucy Urwin, of Massillon. Buc
key was said to have been
intoxicated and creating a dis
turbance at the home of his
parents on Ava, route 1, during
Thanksgiving Day family
Buckey entered a plea of not
guilty before Leo E. Carter, Sun
day afternoon at 1:00 o'clock
and was released when he fur
nished a bond of $100.00.
The former Ava man is
(Continued on Page Two)
New Books
For Distribution
At Local Library
The Caldwell
Public Librai'y
has received a number of new
books, and they are now ready
for circulation according to the
The list of new adult books is
as follows: Three Faces of Love
by Baldwin Journey to Nashville
by Crabb: The Spiral Road by Do
Hartog Pillar of Cloud by Bur
gess The Pink Hotel by Erskine
Queen of France by Castelot Mr
Audubon's Lucy by Kennedy
Dandelion Wine by Bradbury
The Awakened by Oldenbourg
Homing by Thane.
The Moon by Night, by Packer
The Man and the Book Nobody
Knows, by Elliot The Alien
Heart, by Covert On the Beach
by Shute Much Ado About Me
by Allen Letter from Peking, by
(Continued on Page Two)
State Examiner
Is Making Audit
Mrs. Hazel A. Seccombe, of
Canton, working from the state
office of Auditor James A
Rhodes, began her duties of
examining each of the county
offices in the courthouse on
Monday of this week.
Mrs. Seccombe said the monies
in each of the offices would be
checked out first then a thor
ough examination of books
would be made in the county
offices with the treasurer being
the first on the list.
It was estimated that the audit
of the county offices would be
completed in five months. Mrs
Seccombe is making her head
quarters in the stenographer'
room on the third floor of the
If you know of some needy
family whose Christmas thi
year would be brightened with
a basket of food, notify Edna
Tarleton of the American Legion
Auxiliary or Carole McAuley of
the V.F.W. Auxiliary.
HOME-MADE peanut brittle for
your Christmas candy. Only
79c a pound. Landaker's Bakery,
Caldwell, Ohio. 23
Santa Claus Arrives In Caldwell Saturday at 2:00 P.M.
Xmas Season
To Be Opened
On Saturday
The Noble County Chamber of
Commerce has completed plans
for the official arrival of Santa
Claus in Caldwell next Saturday
afternoon, Dec. 7 at 2:00 o'clock
His official visit will usher in
the Christmas shopping season
and the Caldwell merchants are
anticipating a brisk business
during the 19 dayl that remain
before Dep. 25.
Malcolm Parks is serving as
general chairman for the arrival
of Santa Claus and he said today
that Old Nick would arrive in
Caldwell at the appointed hour,
escorted by the Caldwell high
school band, the Caldwell fire
department and several local
new car dealers.
High school students will serve
as Christmas carolers and they
will furnish music during Santa's
visit with the younger children.
Santa Claus will be escorted
to the west side of the court
house esplanade, where the chil
dren will be given an oppor
(Continueo on Page Two)
Evelyn Weaver
Main Speaker
At Council Tea
Highlight of the annual Christ
mas program for the Noble
county Home Demonstration
council to be held Wednesday,
Dec. 11 at the Caldwell Presby
terian church will be a talk by
Miss Evelyn Weaver.
Miss Weaver is a former rural
parish worker in Noble county
and just recently returned to the
United States from Pakistan
where she served as a Methodist
nissionary. Miss Weaver will
alk on "Glimpses From The
Land Of The Crescent and Star"
She will be accompanied by
Mrs. Mabel Dean, a native of
Pakistan, who has come to the
states to further her education
Home Demonstration Agent
Miss Mabel Sarbaugh said that
plans are being made to enter
tain 150 homemakers from every
section of the county. The corn
continued on Page Two)
Three Students To
Enter Office Training
-NlL__ count.,
have completed arrangements to
enter the Columbus Business
University or Office Training
school in June.
They include Miss Shirley Ann
Bates, Miss Charlotte R. Clark
and Charles Rex Casey, of Sum
merfield and Sarahsville.
Miss Bates is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Bates, of
Summerfield route 2. She will
gi-aduate from Summerfield high
school in May and enter the
private secretarial course at the
Miss Clark is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Clark and
will graduate from Center local
high school in May. She has en
rolled for the executive secre
tarial course.
Mr. Casey is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Casey, of
Sarahsville route 1 and he will
graduate from Center local high
school in May. He has enrolled
for the Junior accounting course
Wild Shot Shatters
Large Plate Window
The sheriffs office is still
investigating the incident last
Wednesday night, Nov. 27,
when a wild shot from a car
traveling on USR 21, south
of Caldwell, cracked the large
glass plate window in the
Noble Tractor Sales.
Dallas Bond and Art Davis
were sitting in the front
office talking when the plate
glass was shattered by the
About an hour later, a
motorist stopped at the Trac
tor Sales for gasoline and he
reported that his car had been
hit by another wild bullet
from an automobile that was
traveling south toward Mari
Sheriffs department was
again notified and the Maii
etta police alerted but no
trace of the vehicle was
•t A i eh ibauit. 32.
Isadore Oddo, 50
and Adoiph Swyers, 33, all ot Cleveland, are
shown here after their arrival at the Noble
county jail from New Philadelphia, where they
were taken into custody there by the police on
a charge of loitering. The entire loot from the
Henery store robbery, valued at $6,600, was also
Sheriff Donald Conaway started his inter-
Checking Fingerprints In Robbery
Deputy Sheriff A1 Barton, Mrs. Lewis Henery and Sheriff
Donald Conaway are checking for fingerprints and taking an
inventory of the jewelry stolen from their store in the early
Saturday morning robbery. It can be observed that the center
show case was completely emptied of all watches and rings.
This investigation was held just prior to Sheriff Conaway
being notified by New Philadelphia police that the three robbers
had been captured and the loot recovered.
Speeding Arrests
A number of speeding arrests
were made in Noble county by
the sheriff's department over the
Thanksgiving holiday as they
patrolled the highways in an
effort to keep accidents to a
Traffic on USR 21 was especi
ally heavy in this area but no
major accidents were reported.
Calvin Reed, of Akron, was
picked up Thursday on USR 21
and charged with driving while
intoxicated. He wras fined $100
and costs by Leo Carter and sen
tenced to three days in the Noble
county jail.
Wilber Joseph Stahlman, of
Parkersbung, W. Va., was fined
$10.00 and costs by Leo Carter
for speeding.
Carl Alfred Ossman, of Lake
wood, received a fine of $10.00
and costs when he appeared
before Mayor P. R. Blake, of
Dexter City, on speeding charges.
Chester R. Beyard. of Akron,
was fined $10.00 and costs for
speeding by Mayor Blake.
iald Hager, of Cleveland,
paid a fin's of $10.00 and costs
when he a'eg ared before Mayor
Blake on jU"iarge of passing in
a no passi^i zorve.
line of'
ment to}
Sifts. Cal
We have a complete
iniature farm imple
Ideal for Christmas
/ell Implement & Sup­
ply Co., i/Wwell, Ohio.
23 24 25
Cleveland Trio, Charged In Henery
Jewelry Store Robbery, Are Released
Jewelry Store Robbers Held In Custody
Highway Constructing
New Bridge On SR 724
rotation shortly aft*T this pit'tun.- '.'as taken.
Arenambauit and Oddo, left, have previous
prison records. All three entered an innocent
plea to the robbery and were released Monday
noon when bond of $5,000 each was furnished
by the Michigan Surety company, Cleveland.
All three are believed to have been pro
fessionals with plenty of financial backing from
Wheeling, W. Va., sources.
Unless members of the Caldwell village board of public affairs
act to the contrary, the village property on the corner of Cumberland
and Spruce streets, will revert back to the original owner, Worl W
The Noble county state high
way department started work
this week on the construction of
the Carl Mallett bridge on £}R
724 near the Elk Fork pump
The new bridge will be located
across the Elk Fork branch of
Duck creek and replaces the one
destroyed several months ago
when a huge truck crashed
through it.
The bridge, which will cost
less than $6,000, will be 25.6 feet
wide and 42 feet long. It will
have a creosote timber piling,
steel I beams creosote strip
flooring and ste^l guard rails on
each side
The Noble county commission
ers employed Sewell Kirkbride
as a janitor's helper for one-half
month at $70.00 at their regular
meeting, Monday afternoon. This
was the only business transacted
other than allowing the bills for
Council meeting in regular session Tuesday evening, approve:
Early Saturday
A. M. Robbery
Quickly Solved
C'evefand Company
furnishes $5,000
Bond Each For Mel
Robert Archambault, 32,
Isadore Oddo, 50, and Adoiph
Swyers, 33, all of Cleveland,
charged with the daring rob
bery of the Lewis E. Henery
Jewelry store in Caldwell
which netted them $6,600 in loot,
were released Monday afternoon
at 12:30 o'clock from .the Noble
county jail.
Bond for their appearance
before the January Grand Jury
•in the amount of $5,000 each, was
furnished at that time by the
Michigan Surety company of
2108 Payne avenue, Cleveland.
Evidence Monday morning
would indicate that the three
alleged robbers had a connection
with Bill Lias, of Wheeling, W.
Va., big time gambler in this
The Henery jewelry store on
Cumberland street was entered
between 12:30 a. m. and 8:30
a. m. Saturday and merchandise
valued at $6,600 was taken. Ail
of the loot was recovered, ac*
(Continued on Page Two)
Force Front Door In Jewelry Robbery
Lewis Henery, owner and Sheriff Donald Conaway are
checking the front door of the jewelry store. This front door was
forced in the early Saturday morning robbery that netted $6,600
ill watches, rings and necklaces.
The robbers were experts in their line, for entrance was
gained without the slightest bit of damage to the door. Only the
jewelry in the show cases was stolen and nothing in the two
front windows of the store was touched.
Village Council Approves
Thompson Property Sale
]e ^he property for
$3,000, the price which the vil
lage paid for it in 1948. It was
purchased at that time to con
struct a municipal hall and fire
department building.
To conclude the property
transaction, the board of public
affairs must officially approve
the action taken by council.
Village Solicitor L. C. Young
stated that if the board of public
affairs would concur, the trans
fer could be accomplished im
mediately after the details were
completed with the bonding
company which would free the
mortgage held against the prop
Council was unanimous in
its expression in returning the
property to Mr. Thompson, when
it voted the suspension of the
rules for the required three
Approves Lease
Council also approved the
f've-year lease granted to Ralph
Gibbs for his concrete block
operation on the old mine site,
north of Caldwell.
The Noble Block Company
lease will become effective Jan.
(Continued on Page 2)
Xmas Seal Sale
Now Totals $801.
The Noble county Christmas
seal sale now totals $801.27, ac
cording to Mrs. Mildred Long,
seal sale chairman.
This represents the return of
593. letters from a total of 2400
that were mailed out in Novem
Mrs. Long also announced that
the Xmas seal trailer is now
being shown at both the Noble
and Roxy theatres.
Sunday, Dec. 15 has been
designated as Christmas seal
Sunday in the churches thru-out
the county.
Howard F. Stevens, of Har
riettsville and Charles- L. Martin,
of Williamstown, were arrested'
last week by the Marietta police
after they were accused of drag
racing. Stevens posted a bond
of $20 for reckless driving but
the court refused to forfeit the
bond and Stevens has been
ordered to appear in court. Mar
tin was fined $35 for reckless
driving and faulty equipment.
SEE ITS FOR your Bottle Gas
need. D. D. Nichols, Caldwell#
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