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a e o u ciThe I a- .• 4 j*. i' REV, E. G. SIBBERSON, NOTED AS .MINISTER FOR His brother-in-law, Julius Chris tiansen, has been visiting in the West and was at his funeral Friday. Jiev. Sibberson is survived by his vjwil6, Mrs. Ottilie Sibberson and two daughters, Erna and Gretchen, it home. For many years he toured a cir cuit including several Kansas cities ^vhere he conducted religious serv ices for the deaf and blind. He gave up his out of town work in JtM7 after he suffered a heart at tack tout continued Cervices at ifcrabe Cathedral in Topeka for the irdortunates who were unable to fnjoy any other church. His health forced him to retire four years }go. J^ast Christmas, he arranged he pjfogram for his congregation flihoufch he could not attend. $ He worked his way through col lege by teaching school every other jrear imd was ordained a Lutheran minister in 1911 after graduating Irom Capital University. His first J920 ssignment was Lovelaud, Colo. In he went to Topeka^ On Sunday morning in June, 1623, he realized the deaf needed someone to conduct religious serv ices for them. Three strangers .Try Our" 'bassified Ads $ ff*r t. i DEAF, DIES IN WEST Rev. Ernest Christian Sibberson, 70, former Port Clin •j tonite and pastor of the First Church of the Deaf in Topeka, jKansas, Rationally known for his work among the deaf •find blind, died last Tuesday at Topeka after a long illness, funeral services were held Friday. He came to Port Clinton from Germany as a boy of 15 to live with a sister, Mrs. Anna IK it mm, who later was married to Julius Christiansen. He was con firmed at Peace Lutheran church |y the Rev. Hansen, and his Wbievemonts were proudly follow* |r4 as a son of the congregation. came to his church. His invitafTon to join his Bible class brought as answer the sign of a deaf mute. Rev. Sibberson had played base ball in Ohio with boys frctfh a school for the deaf. He knew only one term in the sign language, and answered with an "N.G.", the sign for "no good.". His visitors thought he knew sign language and started to "talk" to him, but he shook his head. Writing on a pad after morning service, he asked them to return. One of the women wrote: "We can't learn your language. Why don't you learn ours?" "Will you teach me?" he wrote back. He took his first lesson the next day at the woman's house. The Bible was the textbook. After three months of study, he preached his first sermon to the deaf. For six years ,he combined the regular church work with special services for the deaf. In 1929 his duties increased so much he gave up his church to devote entire time to his new w/rk. There was little money available but gradually prominent people became interest ed and gave financial assistance. He devised a special Braille glove for the blind. His fame spread to many cities and he was called as far away as Los Angeles and Chicago to address aucpences in the sign language. He was in Port Clinton 10 years ago for the golden anniversary celebration of Peace Church. WORLD'S LARGEST and BEST HURON KIDDIELAND ROUTE 2 A 6 HURON, O. 16 RIDES- ZOO- ARCADE FREE MARY ELLEN In Person For the beef tn METERED GAS YOU PAY ONLY FOR THE OAS USED UULU TAJN& *14 N. 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Phyllis Iff lend, Curtice, will present ac cordion selections. iimmillllllUmhllMIIHIIMtiniHIIHIiHIIIIIIIIIHIimHIIIHIHWHIIHIIUIIHMIIMMIIUWIIIIIIII Good Morning Judge... Fictitious Plates: Calvin Ebbins, $15. Drunk and Disorderly: William Shannon, $25, fine suspended on condition of no similar offense in a year Steve Hawanec, $75, fine suspended on condition no similar offense in three years in Ottawa county. Open Flask: Robert Crowdup, $5, suspended also $35 for no op erator's license. Stop Sign: Hazel Jackson, $5. No Operator's License: Johnny Smith Jr., $70 and 10 days in coun ty jail Henry Gibson, $10 Woodie Robinson, $10 Richard Brought, $25. Parking on Highway: Henry Gib son, $10. Reckless Operation: Clifford Hol man, $35 bond Wayne Michael, $35 bond. Driving Under Influence of In toxicants: Harry Held, $100 and costs, three days in jail, license suspended three months. Bad Muffler: Melvin Halbeisen, $15 suspended on condition no similar offense in one year. Speeding: Willie WitTierspoon, $10 Melvin Halbeisen, $20 Walter Kline, $10. Left of Center: Joseph Paulus, $15. Leaving scene of accident: Em ery Gutknecht, $100, $65 suspended on condition he make restitution in reasonable time. Turning without Signal: John Jadwisiak, $15. Disorderly Conduct: Woodie Rob inson, $10. Assault and BatteTy: Mart Dugan, not guilty, costs only. Driving while under revocation: Reuben Gonzales, $100 and costs, driving rgihts suspended. Japanese Beetle Traps Placed Here John W. Baringer, Chief of the Division of Plant industry, an nounced today that the Ohio De partment of Agriculture, cooperat ing with local officials and the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, will place a number of metal insect traps in Port Clinton during the next few days to ob tain information on the occurrence and status of the Japanese beetle to aid in determining what control measures might be advisable. Must of the traps will be placed in residential sections and Mr. Baringer asks residents to cooper ate by allowing the traps to toe placed on their properties for a period of about six weeks. Traps function best when placed in sunny locations at least 15 ft. away from host plants and residents are asked not to move the traps without first consulting the inspector. The inspectors carry credentials which will be produced on request. Local police have been notified about the work. NEW SEWING CONTEST Ottawa county seamstresses be tween 13Vi and 23 are eligible this year to compete in the "Make It Yourself With Wool" home sewing contest to compete for district awards, state prizes, the honor of being the state's Wool Queen, and national prizes topped by two ex pense-paid trips to Paris, Rome and New York. Entry blanks are avail able at extension offices and fur ther information may be obtained from Mrs. Franklin Leightey, Rt. 3, Upper Sandusky. Entries must be in by July 31. I .-'Ivu"h3b^tvi OATAWBA BRIEFS' By Wts. Mrs. Williams was assister by Mrs. Arthur Maloy and Carol Gay Bau man. Mr. and Mrs. George Schafer had as Sunday supper guests Mr. and Mrs. Louis Sondergeld of Toledo, and Mr. and Mxs. Aaron Wintec of Burgoon. Mrs. Emery Qualman and mother Mrs. W. Brady spent Wednesday with Holland, Ohio relatives and friends. A small group of friends re minded Mrs. J. C. West of a Birth day anniversary Friday evening. Following cards refreshments were served to Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Frye, Mrs. M. SmiCh, Mrs. George Blaine and Mrs Earl Newton.. Mrs. Maurice Smith had with her over the week-end Mr. and Mrs. Richard Short and children from Philadelphia. After concluding a business trip to CaTTTornTa, Mr. Short was poined by his family at the Toledo airport where they too arrived by plane. Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Kane of Bowling Green brought them to tfie STmTh home Saturday where they remained until their returnTifcme via plane Monday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Rickner and little son Stephen have vacated the Rittenhouse Duplex, and will reside with his parents at Orchard Beach. Mrs. George Schafer and Mrs. Aaron Winter of Burgoon enter tained members of Mothers Club Wednesday evening in the Schafer home. Refreshments followed a so cial evening. The next regular meeting of the Club will be Wed. July 11 in the home of Mrs. Ken neth Owen. Rep. and Mrs. W .F. Rofkar re turned from a Lake trip Saturday afternoon after spending Friday night with Cleveland relatives. Among those who attended the Volunteer Firemen's Convention at Ottawa .Ohio last week were, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Sny3er, jBtr. and Mrs. Kenneth Owen, Mr. and, Mrs. Richard Petersen ,Ma. and Mrs Ar thur Carstensen, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Herl, Mr. and Mrs. Justin Rofkar, Mr. and Mrs. Ttoy Linger, Mr .and Mrs. Norvel Bergman, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. E. Dahm. Mrs. George Lemmerman and daughters the misses^ Rose and Marcia Lemmerman, Mrs. Charles Bandera and daughter Cynthia spent the week-end with Miss Amanda Rofkar. Mrs. Lemmerman remained with her sister for a longer stay. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Yaehe of Cleveland were recent guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sharp in the Cliffs. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bartel and daughter Karen of Detroit spent the week-end at their home here. Mrs. Bartel and daughter re mained. Mr. and Mrs. Wade Shenkel and sons of Florida, Ohio spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hees. Mrs. Jordon Fox arranged a Sunday dinner for Cleveland rela tives in observance of her hus band's birthday, a week ago. Friends here received invitations to the Silver anniversary reception for Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Miller in To ledo, Sunday, afternoon. Mrs. Mil ler will be remembered as Victoria Weyhe. Mr. and Mrs. John Harris and a party of Toledo friend sspent Fri day at their East Shore home. ?hey have now opened their home for the summer. Carl Disher has completed an other course of study with General Motors at Flint, Mich, and is now continuing at the New Departure at Sandusky, spending the summer with his parents, Mr. and &rs. A. J. Disher. Farm Bureau Advisory Council No. 4 met last Wednesday evening with Mrs. Arthur Rofkar and he father-inllaw Henry Rofkar. Letters from recipients of Christ mas CARE packages from Germany were read. The annual tour will take the members anffthfifrlies to the Kingswood Gardens at Mans field on Wednesday, July 18. Those present included Mr. and Mrs. Bur nell Englebeck, Danbury Twp., Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Broicare, Ralph Wheaton, Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Gill, Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Gill, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gill, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Kirk, Mrs. Harold Sass, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ludwig and the host and hostess. Local friends have recefted an nouncements of the marriage in Findlay last Saturday evening of Allan Libbe and Miss Martha Red path, both of that city. Mrs. Leon ard Libbe, the groom's mother will be remembered as EOTtfi Klenk, a former resident and teacher in the local schooL Allan also is a teach er at Milbury, Ohio. Mrs. |Ved NorwooflTiaf as£0ests last week Dr. and Mrs. Fred Nor wood and two children of Evanston 111. Dr. Norwood filled the pulpit at Trinity Methodist church Sun. Mrs. Arthur Lemmerman and •. v"\£^tfV„.- -, ,«,. .' a. OTTAWA COUNTY NEWS, PORT CLTNTON, OHTO 1 *. 4 Catawba Rose Gardens Attract Many Visitors i V A. H. ROFKAR News' Staff Correspondent The lovely Goss Rose Gardens in Catawba Cliffs was the final stop for the Tour of Members Gardens, last Tuesday when Mrs. Lucille Williams was hostess to the Garden Club. Twelve gardens were visited during the afternoon. After an hour spent among the many beds of roses in full bloom, the guests were seated at small tables near the garden house and served delicious refreshments. Mrs. W. B. Grover were hostesses to the Mizpah Class Monday eve ning. Among parents who visited their sons at Boy Scout Camp Miakonda last Wednesday evening were, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cooper, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Dankelfsen Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Ballard. Chamber of Commerce members and wives will gather at the Cliff House Thursday evening at 6:30 for dinner. Mrs. Charles Blacfc, Eagle Beach, had as week-end guests, Mr. and Mrs. Vale Lasten, Lima. Mrs. Fay Mantell has as a house guest, her cousin, Mrs. Gretten of NorwaUc. Sunday guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ludwig were Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Coates of Colliers, West Virginia who brought back Edward Thompson who had visited there for several weeks. Miss Helen Wedekind, Detroit, Michigan moved into her newly built home at Ohmswood last week. Miss Jane Plumer entertained at a birthday party and guests were, Terry Lynch, Carol Burkhardt, NOW 1-4 With jr OHIO .kX. Francine Schult^ Judith Ballard, Shirley Wenzel, Rese Jacobsen, Re becca Oravec, Janet Vess and Beth Ann Clark. Ottawa Coirtity Fruit Growers As sociation directors and officers will meet Saturday evening, June 30th with a pot luck supper at 6:30 p.m.) in the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Wahlers, Danbury. A business meeting will follow. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Ballard and family, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Bal lard and daughter, Jean, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hayne and daughter, Claudine attended the Ballard re union held in Findlay Sunday. A Boy Scout Troop from Findlay attended the Sunday School serv ices at the Chapel Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Maddox had as week-end guests, Mr. and Mrs. Ditrich G. Rempel of Akron. Catawba Scout Troop No. 327 spent last week at Camp Miakonda with Albert Hunter, Fred Pluck horn and Gordon Rathbun accom panying the boys who were Jim Cooper, Tom Cooper, Larry Car stensen, Robert Quillen, Richard Kline, Dave Quillen, Mike Fall, Tom Evans, iMike Plumer, Lloyd Danklefsen, Ronald Marsh, Roger Willbond, Tom Bergman, Jerry Vess, Richard Rice, Robert Rose, Charles Ballard, and Junior Leader Gary Rathbun. An Excellent Troop Award, the TTonor Table Award and the At tendance Award were conferred. Shrimp or Chicken In a Basket at Jm & Peggy's CAR-FETERiA AWNINGS ALUMINUM AND FIBERGLASS ALL THE LATEST COLORS THOMPSON'S Phone 4609 2 BIG FAMILV-S!ZE FRIGIDAIRE REFRIGERATORS of EXTRA-SPECIAL SAVINGS! BIO, LOW-PHICID N«w 2-DOOR COM1INATIONI FRIGIDAIRE Oe Luxe 12.1 cu. ft. FOOD FREEZER-REFRIGERATOR alt these full-quality faatureti I FULL-WIDTH ZE30-Z0NE FREEZER-fully-insulated separate food freezer. 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