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   News Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1951, Hillsboro, Ohio                               FRIDAY EDITION THE PRESS-GAZETTE 134th Volume ONE OF OHIO'S OLDEST ESTABLISHED IN 1818 HILLSBORO, OHIO, FRIDAY, MAY A, 1951 Fight Dread Cancer; Give To Local Drive No. 25 High School Band to Present Spring Concert Friday Night RVIN PHO10) }lan Aerial Spittlebug Control To Be Emphasized An urgent warning was issued i Highland County fanners today sat the spittlebug is here in force iis year. The warning came from owell R. Douce, county agent. The agent made the announce- ient following a tour of fields in le county Friday Spittlebug control has not been sed to any great extent in the junty, the agent said, adding that lere is a supply of insecticide and i adequate supply of sprays Bailable here :ct. to control this in- Arrangements have been made for a airplane-spraying demonstration for spittlebug control at the Lee Morrow farm, first farm on the right north of Fairview, Saturday May 5, at 2 P. it was an- nounced Wednesday. Lloyd Airport, has a plane equipped' with special spraying equip- ment he will provide the demonstration, spraying ben- ilne hexachloride. He will fly about five feet above the ground at a Speed of 60 to 70 miles an hour. The genera) public is invited. to the demon- stration. In the event of rain, the demonstration will be held Monday, May 7, at 2 P. M. Airplane spraying for spittle- bug control has proven to be a fast, effective method of treat- ment of fields. Anderson is al- _so equipped to spray corn- fields for cutworm's, using toxaphene. The airport phone number is Lynchburg 615R3. If control is effected, it may ive Highland County farmers lousands of dollars. Douce said. i issuing the following statement: "Would you like to increase your ay yield 25 percent or more this ear? If so now is the time to spray )r spittlebug. Tests in surround- ig counties for the past three (CONTINUED ON PAGE 2) Warrants On :ile Against Elmer Rice Warrants, signed by Howard Group Hears Report on New Factory, Dam Seventeen members of the Hills- boro High School's concert band will be giving their last high school performance at the 20lh annual spring concert Friday at 8 P. M. at the high school auditorium as they are scheduled to graduate this spring. They are James Stanforth, troni' Approximately 30 decided increase in were present for a regular meeting of the Hillsboro Chamber of Com- merce Monday night at Stanforth's Restaurant, featuring an important business session. Various reports were presented during the evening, including one by the industrial affairs committee on possible location of a new fac- tory here, A report on the progress of the construction of the dam for Rocky Fork Lake was also given. The association, after hearing the new factory report, voted to have the industrial affairs committee meet with the board of the Hills- boro Improvement Association, the non-profit group that negotiated the start of the Hercules Trouser Factory here several years ago. This meeting was held Tuesday morning and during the afternoon, the industrial affairs committee visited the company's present plant at Columbus, Factory officj- alswjre. to-ylsitjiere latpr. this week to continue' negotiations. 1 After a report on a recent fair board meeting, it was decided that the retail merchants division, in cooperation with fair officials, would be assigned the job of urg- ing more local merchants to erect booths and displays at the annual county fair. Holding of a pony show in connection with the fair was also discussed but no action was taken. The group voted to join with'the Rotary and Lions Clubs in spon- sorship of a banquet for Hillsboro High School athletes. bone: Mark Grove, baritone; Lion- el Lylc and John H. Ellison, trum- pet and cornet; Margie Ison, Elea- nor Pulse, Beverly Roades, Daryl Stroad and Joyce Carlisle, saxo- phone; Donald Hart and Philip Hedges, tuba: Sue Rose Zimmer- man, glockenspiel, and Marilyn Head, Sharlene Layman, Mary Louise Rhoads, Patty Rhodes and Mary Ann Witt, drum majorettes. The band paraded through the streets of the city Monday after- noon advertising the concert. Other members ol the band who To Start Laying of Concrete At Rocky Fork in Near Future Early this week excavation work had reached stream level at the Rocky Fork Dam at McCoppin's Mill and officials reported at that time only 19 more feet of digging would be necessary. An official of the Fischer Con- struction Company said that the present schedule, if weather and other conditions do not interfere, calls for the start ol concrete pour- ing in about a month. In all. about yards of ex- cavation will be necessary for the dam. This includes yards of rock and yards of dirt. Health Council Hears Reporfs To Invite District Health Council Here Fifty persons attended a meeting of the Highland County Health Council Tuesday night at the court- house. A nominating committee gave Class Schedule At High School Is Revised Teaching assignments at Hills- boro High School have been shuf- fled to fill a vacancy caused by the recent death of W. Knox, indus- trial arts instructor. An attempt to find an industrial arts instructor for full-time assign- ment proved fruitless, officials said. As a result, a member of the staff with a minor in industrial arts ft. Y i v i t J -ta w T.I A i. IJA was shifted to the department and Miami university. He said that the a new teacher was employed for elementary course will be its report. Officers are to be elect- ed at the next meeting in June. The council agreed to extend an invitation to the district health council to hold its meeting in Hillsboro this fall. A committee of the local group is to go to Wilmington nc.xt Wed- nesday night to make plans for the affair. Lists of handicapped children and adults in the county, compiled through a survey by council mem- bers, were turned in. These are to be released to the Highland Coun- ty Crippled Children's Society. Dr. Walter Fclson. Greenfield, gave a report on the first aid in- struction classes being conducted in the county by F. F. Cameron of The overall length of the dam, from the north bank to the south bank, will be approximately 360 feet. The two side towers, im- bedded in the cliffs, will rise to a height of 80 feet. The center sec- tion, resting approximately in the present midstream area and about 160 feet wide, will rise to a height of 62 feet. Water will flow over this center section and down a curving spillway, approximately 120 feet in length. The major portion of the rein- forcing steel will go into the cen- ter section. The towers will be of mass concrete without much rein- forcing, Howard Fischejv .firm of- ficial, said. The center section of the dam will have three conduits, seven feet square. The openings will be covered with planks that may be removed Provisions will be mode for later installation of valves in the conduits and for flood gates on top of the spillway in the event flood control is added to the pro- ject Fischer said a concrete plant would be moved in within a weeks. One of the huge cranes moved to the location this week will be used to swing the concrete from the mixer directly into the forms, he added. In order to dig below the level of Rocky Fork Creek, water will be piped or diverted to one sirie and then the other to complete the excavation. The water itself is expected to be lowered somewhat by the removal of the small dam at McCoppin's Mill, a few hundred yards downstream. are shown in the above photograph with the seniors are: Richard Johnson, Jerry Mcllman. Ellen Evans, Eileen Elmore, Mar- gie Reno, Henry Shoemaker, Mary Rotrofi, Hapner, Mary Rose- mary Pattoti, Elizabeth Finley, Sal- ly Harris, Joan Gibson, Myrna Hakes, Connie Stratton and Ted Roush, clarinet; Richard Vance, Ralph Vance, Tommy Hummell, Fred Barrett, Paula Stroop and Da- vid Hedges, trombone; Dolores Simmons and Tommy Wiikin, bari- tone, Alice Kelley, Betty Lou Carlisle, Joe Temple. Nancy Hedges, Roger Ports, Robert Griffith, Jerry Wor- ley, Larry Hedges, Robert Noftsger, Clifford Vance and Dickie Zink, trumpet and cornet; Mary Ann Harris, Doris Ma thews, -Mary Jane Chancy, Lawrence Davidson, John Fans, Paul Layman and Janet Wis- bcy, percussion; Billy Poor, Dol- ores Ely, Carolyn Harshbarger and Janis Mathews, saxophone. Eleanor Kelley and Judith Briggs, flute; Randall Griffith, Jer- ry Wisbey, and Robert Newby, tuba; Charlotte Simkins and Julia Cope- land, tnellophone; Elizabeth Hen- ley and Jean Hill, flag bearers, and Diane Satterfield and Nancy Marsh, drum majorettes. Bfire Pacts Are Negotiated Calls to Be Made In Signed Districts Fire contracts have been signed with five townships in the county Fred Bennett, fire chief, said Wed- i nesday. Deadline for negotiation of the contracts was Tuesday. The five townships that have signed contracts arc Liberty. Penn, New Market, Paint and Mar- j 8 Wit is at'Green" Announce Dates For Graduation Rites in County Speakers for Senior Events Listed By Local Superintendents Baccalaureate and commence- ment dates, along with the prin- cipal speakers for the events, were announced today by superintend- ents of the seven high schools in the county system. At Marshall, Superintendent Thomas Chirke announced lhat baccalaureate ceremonies for grad- uating seniors will be held Sun- day, May 13. at 8 P. M, at the high school auditorium. Rev. C. S, Thompson, pastor of the Marshall Methodist Church, wili speak. Mar- shall's commencement exercises will be held Friday, May 25, at 8 P. M., in the high school auditor- ium. The speaker will be Dr. Wil- liam R. Pyle, professor oi physics and mathematics at Wilmington College, who has traveled exten- sively in various parts of the world. Baccalaureate services for Sink- ing Spring seniors will be held Sunday, May 20, at the school au- ditorium with Rev, Jacob Couser of Sinking Spring delivering the address. Commencement will also be held in the school auditorium. The dale for this event is Thurs- day night, May 24. Ollic M. James, editorial writer and columnist for the Cincinnati Enquirer and radio commentator, will be the speaker. Announcement of the events were made by William Irvin, superin- tendent. Lloyd J. Spiceland, Buford sup- erintendent, announced that bacca- laureate services there will be held Sunday, May 20, at the Buford Church of Christ, with Rev. Eu- gene Riffle as the principal speak- er. Commencement date is Friday, May 25. This event will be held in the high school auditorium, with George L. Schilling, prosecuting at- torney of Clinton County, deliver- ing the address. Fairfield seniors will holt! their baccalaureate Sunday, May 20, at Superin- tendent Louis A. Pausch announc- ed. Rev. "William J. Delaney, Meth- odist minister at Leesburg, will speak. Principal speaker for com- mencement exercises, scheduled in the Highland Auditorium Friday, (CONTINUED ON PACE 2] Primary Slated At Greenfield Next Tuesday Only one primary ejection is scheduled !o be hcid in Highland shall. Chief Bennett stated that the Ilillsboro fire department will no longer answer any calls in town- ships that have not signed con- tnent has answered these charge although they ficld. Following are the candidates: Republicans coni- Enlistments Reported By Draft Board Reports of recent enlistment in Mayor Ned F. Woodmansee, Dwight R. Parrel t Mrs. Nora JoHy, Walter II, Dun- lap. P. Waddell. Treas- c t J. Anderson. Board of ;not legally bound to. It was clone affairs__H. R IIurd Frank as a "moral obligation." The equip-' B Hcad LcRov j. Bergen. Lee W. mcnt was hought and paid for by DcVos5- council-George A. Don- I the residents of Hi Isboro, ndls A, Gregg Kenneth ed for local protection. ;u Pos, WaUer Mossbargcr. The chief pointed out that town-, John s Walkcr Thomas C. Bry- smp trustees have had some nmcianti Pcarl G Daniels, Glenn Pcnn, to negotiate contracts for fire pro- tection in their district. lie added Ihnt wiih the additional funds that Central Buys To Store Files Announcement was made Thursday noon that the Highland County Children's Home had been sold to the Union Central Life Insurance Company of Cin- cinnati for establishment of a branch office of the firm and s tor of duplicate copies of their records here. The firm plans to remodel the structure inside and out in co- lonial style, costing to Architects are expected to arrive here later this week to go over the structure, located at the juncture of Chtllicothe Ave- nue and the Marshall Pike. The firm planned the move in order to have their duplicate copies of their records in a safe place in the event of an atomic bombing attack in Cincinnati, company officials said. Members of the Children's Home Board said that the money realized from the sale of the building will be used for the pro- gram of child care throughout the county. The board agreed unanimously to the sale after attempting, during the past sev- eral months, to make use of the building for the children of the county, a board spokesman said. The board still retains posses- sion of the detention home which is located on adjacent land to the northeast. The area around the old home will be landscaped magnificently, the company announced. The build- ing inside will be office-type and between 10 and 12 women will be employed here. The building will be fireproofed both inside and out. A direct teletype-will connect the Hiilsboro branch with the Cincin- nati office. The Cincinnati firm is one of the largest insurance companies in this section of the country. It now has SlVi billion of active insurance and assets of Bonds' of the company will be retained in a vault under their office building in Cincinnati, Architectural and landscaping work will be completed by experts, the company indicated, and the building design will fit in "closely 'hohies and buildings here. The Children's Home has been idle for more than 10 years. It was closed, as such, on July 1, 1940, alter 42 years of public service. Lack of funds was given as the reason [or discontinuing the home. A tax levy of onc mill for raising funds for its maintenance was de- feated in the primary election that year. There were more than 100 children at the home at the time. The building was originally the Highland Female Institute, operat- ed and maintained by the Presby- terian Church, It later was used as the local high school in the 1390's until Washington School was completed. Trustees of the church then entered court proceedings and turned it over to a corporation not- for-profit which became the chil- dren's home board. It became a Children's Home in 1898, operating as such until 1940, After the home closed, children living there were placed in private home under a ward svstem. Biliy J. Miller Is Killed In Indiana Crash Funeral Services To Be Held Sunday For Former Resident Billy J, Miller, 26, oi Dayton, formerly of Highland County, was killed instantly in a highway ac- cident near La Fayette, Ind., Tues- day night. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Miller of New Mar- ket. The body was returned here Wednesday night. The accident occurred about three miles southeast of La Fay- ette on U- S. Route 35 Tuesday about 11 P. M. Miller was driving a tractor-trail- er truck, enroute to Chicago from Dayton with a load of Frigidaires, when the fatal crash occurred. The Indiana state highway pa- trol reported that Miller's outfit crashed into the rear of a similar vehicle, apparently stopped on the highway. The patrol indicated that lights of vehicles approaching from the opposite direction may have blinded Miller, Dr. K, D. Newman, of la Fay- ette, Tippecanoe County coroner, said that death was instantaneous. The cab of Miller's truck was smashed flat against the rear of the other vehicle. The patrol said that it required two wreckers ap- proximately two hours to pry the trucks apart so that the body could be removed. The other truck was also loaded with cargo. Miller was alone in the truck. He operated a trucking concern out of Dayton, The firm was in- corporated under the name of Welch Trucking Company. He and his parents formed the company. He had been hauling oil for the Kendall Oil Company of Cincin- nati but the Chicago trip was a special assignment. Following ihe accident, the body was taken to the Hoppensteel Fun- eral Home in La Fayette. Buntain Rhoads returned the body to Hillsboro. Miller was a veteran of World War B. He served as a paratroop- er, in the Pacific Theater. He at- teaisi-lCew -school and Hfllsboro High School.' He formerly resided at New Market but had lived in Dayton for the Isst six months. Besides his parents, he is "survi- ved by his wife, of Dayton; two sisters, Mrs, Gerald Griffith of New Market and Miss Betty Miller of Dayton: his paternal grandparent, H. N. Miller of New Market and maternal grandparent, Mrs. Nan- nie Jacobs of Washington C. H. Services will be held Sunday at 2 P. M. at the Buntain Rhoads funeral home, with Rev. Wayne Snider and Rev. Harry Arthur of- ficiating Burial will be in the New Market cemetery. Friends may call at the residence of Mr. and Mrs, Ralph Miller from Saturday noon until Sunday noon. V-J lot "-111 IJ 1" science classes, resulting in other this week and thnt an aci- !hc armed forces have been reecu changes. vanced course is planned for the Employed for the remainder of near future. pnyi idcd. It may abo mean a re- ed bv the local draft board fiom duct ion in fire insurance ratct in Smith. Democrats F. Tudor. James better country-call service will be civburn Clerk- owman and Austin Wise, both of] the school year was Bill J. Cook, of J. Paul Strevcy, executive secre- state headquarters. The majority of some localities. Under the original plan, ihe -Margaret Rooks. Treasurer Mary Harris Jones. Board of public F. I'ommcrl, E. M. Hall. 11.15A.M. Child Hurt When Struck by Truck Marcia Miller, three-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hope Milicr. city, suffered a severe fore- head laceration and a fractured left collarbone when she was struck by a truck Monday about car Greenfield, are on file with I heriff F F Guslin charging Elmer (Ado'Ricc. 40. Sinking t ....__.__ _..... ___ C1 t. ..._ Glendalc. Cincinnati suburb. He tary of the Highfcind County Tuber- liic group were registered .ho !agc hoped to negotiate fire con- having stolen property in substitute teachin a 1 of Miami Umvcr-1 culosis Health Associaiion, re- in He ported on results of the annual osscssion. Rice is being held in the Fayette ;ounty jail, in Washington C. H., ndcr bond, in connection a scries of thefts from High- and and surrounding counties. An- ther man. Walter JlcClam, 50. oy. als'o is wanted but has not yet iccn apprehended. An electric sander, fixtures for a abinct. pair of bowling shoes. >ainl and varnish were stolen from Vise who was building a new lomc. A tool box, electric drill and in the Cincinnati area. local board. Enlistments inclwitM in the group were Air Force. M Christmas Seal Campaign: then he xavy. six; Army, one; Coast Guaii and Dr. .T. M. By ere and Dr. Fclson onc; Enlistments were as loll.w Since Cook was the best rjuali-: formed a panel to discuss TB con- j porcc__Mclvin New particularly in regard to Ihe t Vienna: Roger Lee Fender. Win tracts with the cicht townships sur- rounding Hillsboro. Arlie Craft. Ross Graves. Paul P. Meyer, J. Calvin Howe, Robert J. Frcct Waddcu fied in science, he took over seven- th and ninth grade science classes, formerly taught by Joe Carlisle. The latter took over a health class, and one seventh grade science class, plus study hall duties, form- erly laught by Don Miller, and a civics class taught by Andrew Gross, Jr. Miller, meanwhile, has been shifted to a straight physical cclu- caiion assignment. PLACED ON PROBATION A 16-year-old colored girl was. [CONTINUED ON PACE 2) Bids Sought On Painting Rails Chester Rt. 2; Donald R. Gu.stin Sinking Spring; Arvis E. Hino .HiHsboro Rt. 3: Hugh D. Humphrey. JHiilsboro Rt. 8: William A. Leslie Suffers Foot Injury Perry, Brewer. 39. highway em- underwent examination at placed on probation in custody of Highlands Community Hospital' her parents by Juvenile Judge Or- Monday aflernoon for possible foot! Hospital attendants reported that Marcia was crossing North lujrh Street at the Vaughn Bros, service station. She ran in front of a car lhat had stopped and ran hcadon into the side of a moving with her head. The impact bowled her- over and she struck Hill.-boro Rt. 4; Leonard R. Sand- taking a !crs. Hilbboro Rt. 2. 1U. 5; Charles F. Com! land Roades Tuesday following a injuries sustained in an accident hearing. The local girl, after being a short time earlier. Preliminary picked up by local police, admitted examination revealed no broken pair of i-ocks. valued at 59 cents, at the United Department i.s Greenfield; Chcsler W orfcnics i today announced that it I seeking bids on the painling of old Lynchmirg Rt. 1: John L. Hamilton. hatl bcon teaching guard rail in Brown. Pike, Scioto.'jf.. Hillsboro: Thomas V. Killawn. i set of bits were taken from Cow-i Physical education as well as civics. Ross. Highland and Adams Count .Greenfield; James C. Sim-He, nan. who was a carpcnler working vVas Plafcd on a schedule m ics. Greenfield. in his left foot although, rc- it was run over by a Store. The judge the sirl road roller. The foot was bruised appeared before him for previous severely, however. Brewer was rc- leased after treatment. HAVE WORKSHOP The Explorers unit of the Hills- boro Roy Scouts has secured a orkshop located over the Kroor Store. Any Explorer Scout or anj other Scout who will help clean the room please contact 1 Scrct1. Mjrsh or Lawson Walker. m Wise's home. Part of this prop- was found at Rice's home. Sealed proposals arc beinn sought on a join! projcci in these Guard Ralph E. KcniF. Jr. fouth Is Treated For Wrist Fracture Ernest Conlcy, 12-year-old son if Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Conlcy, sew Vienna Rl. 2, was treated at lighlamls Communily Hospital Monday at P. M. for a fracture >f his left arm, just above the vrist. Hospital attendants were tokl hai the youlh suffered the injury vhile high jumping at Marlins- ,'ille School. lie was released following treat- ment. iWSPAPERl the industrial arts department. filling the vacancy caused by the death of Mr. Knox. Gross' physical [coumies. Bids will be received until j education classes were taken over; 10 A. M. Tuesday. May 22. I by Miller. Gross had taught shopj The project covers feet for one year prior to coming lojof guard rail. The contract is to Hillsboro. be completed not later than Oct. 1, (his year. Armv Richard U Galfin Property Owners Must Connect With Sewers Need Enlistments In National Guards An agreement with Burgee and consulting engineers from Columbus, reducing the number i of trips to the village by ;m en- A discussion aKso was held on j sent to persons who have not yet extending the sewage systems on connected to the sewer, telling some MrectF so lhat the service; them thai if. is mandatory. The be available to all houses in board recommended that necessary ginccr was approved at a meeting the corporation limits. The matter; disciplinary action be taken against of the Board of m .''11 Monday nishl. A meeting of the Southern Ohio j ing of guard rail on U. S. Routes of ttlc Hillsboro Company] The number of trips by an en- Boating Club will be held Thurs- 50 and 23 in Highland County. H- National Guard, to bring H up gmeer who provides teehmra! Public Affairs referred to council for further BOAT CLUB MEET Included in the job is the paint-' Several men arc needed action. It was reported at the meeting that approximately 100 property day at 8 P. M., at Carmean Auto. Sales in Samantha: Anyone inter- i estcd in boating is urged to attend. MARRIAGE LICENSES Carlon D. Perry nf Lyndon Rt. 1, and Roseanna Ely, of Green- field. Austin Roysc and Betty Louise Angel, both of Greenfield, KOREA VET HOME Pfc. .Tames White, lo its authorized slj-cnsth. Set. ervision for the village xvatcr ;md owners in the village have not com- Raymond Dillon, administrative 1 sewage systems was reduced from ph'ed with "Ordinance No. 1041-16. 24 a year to 12 annually. The m-v. This ordinance prohibits the es- sittant reports. of the Ma- Youths who enlist in the rine Corps, arrived at the home of; before they receive their notice his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Iler- reporl for physical cost per trip is to be Previous tablishmont or maintenance of costs had been per trip or S70 privies, cesspools, private sewers per month which means (hat and other rcccptahles for sewage the new system. The are to ible to sewers and to require sewer schel While, Sunday for a 29-day arc given a postponed draft M.itus will be saved each month under and excreta on properties access- leave. Pfc. White has been serving I by the draft hoard. Further mfor- with the Marines in Korea. White niation may be obtained from Sgt. was wounded in his right arm. Dillon at the ONG Armory. be split between the and j connections for such properties. sewage funds. Individual notices have been those persons who do not comply ihe notices. The ordinance states that any owner, agent, lessee, tenant or oc- cupant who shall violate the pro- visions of the ordinance shall upon comiction to be fined not less than S5 or more than for each of- fense and a separate offense shall be deemed to have been commit- ted each period of 24 hours, such violation shall continue after a period 30 days the or- iginal conviction. Total Bonded Indebtedness Up in County The bonded indebtedness of the political subdivisions of Highland County amounted to as of December 31, 1950, a gain of over S500.000 over the previous year, acordhig to an abstract com- piled by G, Stanley Miller, county auditor. Bonds and notes outstand- ing on December 31. 1949. amount- ed to the report re- veals. During the 12 months period of 1949, bonds and notes were re- deemed in the amount of 23. leaving a balance outstanding on December 31 of 5667.673.23. New bond issues made during the year amounted to making the outstanding total for the year of A sum- mary of the bonder! indebtedness by subdivisions as follows: "villages. S514.986.19; townships. and rural and exempted vil- lage schools, SS02.833.27. The coun- ty did not have any indebtedness. Tho total outstanding indebted- ness for the villages includes water works (general 54: electric Jight (general water works (mortgage electric light (mortgage street improvement. town hall, sewage disposal, fire department, Green- field Municipal Hospital bonds, S8.100; sewers and drains (Forrest- lawn o a d machinery, 52.000, and notes, sites, repairs and equipment. and re- funding, RECITAL POSTPONED The advanced Undent recital by pupils from the class of Miss Helen I. Pope, which was previously an- nounced for May 6, has been poncd until Sunday night, May 27,   

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