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   Press Gazette, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1960, Hillsboro, Ohio                               Your Hillsboro Newspapers Reach the Most Customers In The Local Trading Area THE PRESS-GAZETTE Published Tuesdays and Fridays at 209 S. High St.. Hillsboro, Ohio. Entered as second-class matter at Postoff ice, Hillsboro, under the Act of March 3, 1879. ONE OF OHIO'S OLDEST NEWSPAPERS IN 1818 HILLSBORO, OHIO, FRIDAY, MAY 27, 1960 143rd 35 Trade in Hillsboro, The Best Shopping Center In Southern Ohio 22 PAGES SINGLE COPY 5 CENTS a Year In Ohio Memorial Day Rites Planned Services To Be Monday At Cemetery Business and industry" will cease in the city and counly next Mon- day, May 30, in obscivance of Memorial Day. Various ities are planning special services either for Sunday, May 29, or Mon- day. Memoiial Day weekend also sig- nals the start of the full activity at Rocky Fork Lake and an on- slaught of visitors is expected if the weather is and clear. In Hillsboro. the Raymond R. Stout Post 129 of the American Legion has completed plans for traditional services next Monday. All stores, industrial plants, the j courthouse and postoffice, as well as fll schooK m the area, be! closed next Monday ____ i LOCALLY; there will be the an-.' nual parade to the Hillsboro Ceme-1 tery. with a special program to be j presented theie The parade leave the Hill.-boro City Building at 10 A M Monday The parade' marshal will be an officer of the' 83rd Reserve Unit stationer' here i The local National Guard Company will also participate. I The Hillsboro High School band, under the direction of Geoiuc Miller, will lead the parade. Thcic will be a stop at St. Mary'.-. Cat ho-' Nab Two Men For Burglary Pair Confesses Break-in At Dairy Pork Stand H. Lawson Walker, troop lead- er of Boy Scout Troop 171, an- nounces that members of Boy i Scout, Girl Scout and Explorer j troops are to meet at the city building at 8 P. M., Monday. They are to bring flowers to dec- j orate graves. As in the past, the Hillsboro Fire Department will transport the Scouts to the ceme- tery for this purpose, and will return them to city building in time to march in the parade. Scouts and Explorers are to wear uniforms. lie Cemetery, with taps being sounded and the firing squad of the reserve unit filing a volley. At the Hillsboro Cemetery. John Bryant, commander of the Ameri- can Legion Post, will be the master of Invocation will be by George Claibournc. Jr Principal address will bf by Harold Hottle, captain, U. S. Marine Corps Reserve, who is a veteran ot World War II His topic will be "The Changing Memorial." FOLLOWING this taps and a j salute from the filing squad 01 j the National Guard Company 1 be heard. II Lawson Walker, post j chaplain, will pronounce the bene- diction. Besides the military units, mem- bers of the Legion, VFW, DAV. Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Sea Scouts and Brownies will take part in the parade. Everyone is invited to take part in the march. Hottle was a and Marine aviator who saw action with a dive- bombing squadron in the South Pacific during Woild War II. Two young men from the south- ern part of the county were arrest- ed Tuesday night and lodged m the county jail after confessing to a burglary at the Dairy Park Drive- in Restaurant at the intersection of the McCoppin Mill Road and State Route 70 last Thursday night They were identified as Robert (Suiters) Arledge, 20, Hillsboro Rt. 8, and Robert Cox, 19, Hillsboro Rt. 4 Both were ariested at their homes. Arledge was taken into custody at P. M. and Cox rbout two hours later. A tip from a county resident led to apprehension of the pair and recovery of some of the loot taken from the dnve-m. Arledge, Sheriff Walter Reffitt end Deputy Frank Ross said, ad- mitted removing a screen and an exhaust fan from the side of the restaurant and entering the build- ing. Cox drove a car as an accom- plice. THE PAIR have been charged sppciiically with breaking and en- tering in the night season with in- tent to steal in affidavits filed m Hillsboio Municipal Court Charges weie filed by Charles Cross, oi Gieenfield, who operates the icstaurant for the owner, Miss Goldic Cross At hearings in the court Wed- nesday, both pleaded guilty to the charge and this was accepted by the com t as waiver of further pre- liminary hearing. Both were bound over to the common pleas court under S1.500 bond. About 25 pounds of foot-long hot dogs taken from the restaurant were found at the Arledge home, along with some butter. A chuck roast and a box of fish taken in the loot had already been eaten. The fan and screen sold to a county resident The latter read about the burglary in a newspaper ?nd called county officeis Arledge and Cox also admitted sonic petty thefts in the Folsoin are-i, chiefly gasoline The owner identified the c.v haust fan and screen. Marshall, Boston Delegations Confer with Hillsboro Board QUEEN TO Delons Ann Barrett. Hillsboro Rt. 3, "Miss Wilmington will reign at this year's pageant Satur- day in the neighboring city and crown the new queen for 1960. Miss Barrett is shown with her 1959 crown and trophy. Miss Barrett Will Crown New Queen Next Issue to Be Printed Tuesday The next issue of the Press- Gazette will be printed Tuesday morning, because of the Memori- al Day holiday, Monday. All news and advertising copy must be in the office by Satur- day noon. The Hillsboro Publishing Co. office will be closed all day Mon- day. Two Hillsboroans From Texas Pay Visit to City Two Hillsboroans dropped in- to Hillsboro Monday afternoon, but in this case they happened to hail from the Lone Star State, surr Hillsboro, Texas. The pair, J. H. Duke, a retired 39-year veteran of the Lone Star Gas Company, and Gene Taylor, a banker, accompanied by their wives, were enroute home from a trip into Canada and decided to swing through the nawthern Hillsboro just for a look-sec. They had read about their Highland County counterpart when the editor of their home- town paper did a series of fea- ture stories on other ''Hills- boros" m the United States. They took a look at the town, the local newspaper plant and plan to give the Southern blue- pencil vvielder the real "scoop" when they get back home. The Texas town has a popula- tion of about and just re- cently landed a S6 million plant, now under construction, they said Makes interesting specula- tion here, doesn't it, you-all? Miss Deloris Ann Barrett, 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cailus Barrett, will reign at the second anr.nal "Miss Wilmington" cere- monies and pageant at Wilmington on Saturday, May 28 She was crowned the first "Miss Wilmington" on June 6, 1959, and represented Highland, Clinton. Brown and Warren Counties in the "Miss Ohio Pageant" last August. There arc ten entries m thin year's contest at Wilmington and "Miss Wilmington 1959" will take part in various ceremonies. Duimg her reign, her activities will in- clude leading the pageant parade through downtown Wilmington at 3 30 P M. She will also attend the personality luncheon at the Snow Hill Country Club. The climax of the event will be the pageant itself and the selec- tion and clowning of this ycai's queen at Boyri Auditonum on the Wilmington College campus at 8 30 P. M. Miss Barrett will crown the 1960 winner. The local miss, a giaduate of Hillsboro High School pnd a sopho- more at Ohio State University, where she is a member of Delta Zeta Sorority, won, in 1959, a scholarship to Wilmington Col- lege, cash awards, clothes, a crown, trophy and a trip to Mansfield for the state contest. This year's queen will receive similar honors. The area event is sponsored by the Wilmington Jun- ior Chamber oi Commerce. First Community Vesper Service Set for June 12 Plans are being made lor the iirst community vesper service to be held Sunday, June 12. at 7 30 P. M. at the High School athletic lield. The event is sponsored by the Hillsboro and Highland County Council of Church Women. A group of high school students aic in of the program, with Randy and Jim Jordan as co-chairmen Principal speaker for the event will be Boh Hodson. Further de- tails will be announced later. Class of 1910 Plans Reunion Members of the 1910 grndu iting class of Hillsboro High School plan to hold a reunion in connec lion with the annual meeting of the Hillsboro High School Alumni Association Snturday. May 28 The gioup plans to meet for supper that evening Rcsen.itioiis have been turned in for 10 members ;.nd others aie expected. The class mcmbeiship to'jled 33 and of this number. 24 arc still living. A large majority of them still reside in this area. Members J recalled that their baccalameate service was on May 29. 1910, with >hc Rev. Louis Durr, pastor ol the Episcopal Church, as the speaker I The service was held at the First i Presbyterian Church. The 33 member class was the largest ever graduated from the local school up to that time and there was Quite a "to-do" about it at that time. I This year's class totals 120. Baccalaureate Rites Planned HHS Seniors to Hear Address by Harbold Hillsboro High School's 120 j graduating seniors will participate! in traditional baccalaureate ser- vices and commencement exercises during the end of May and early June, bringing to a close 12 years together as a class in the local schools. Baccalaureate services will be held in the high school auditorium Sunday. May 29, with Rev Lester C. Haibold, minister of the local Nazarene Chuich. giving the bac- calaureate sermon He is the fath- er of MaiiJvn Haibold, a member of the graduating Rev. James Robert Gallagher, of the Hillsboro Baptist Church, will be the assist- ing minister in the service, giving the Invocation, Benediction and scripture reading. COMMENCEMENT will be held in the auditonum. Fnday, June 3 Both baccalaureate and commence- ment exercises will begin at 8 30 P. M. Robert Lucas, Supenntend- ent of Schools of Sharonville, will deliver the commencement ad- dress. Dr. Paul Jones, pastor of the Hillsboro Church of Christ, will give the Invocation and Bene- diction at Commencement. Caps and gowns selected by pop- ular vote at a class meeting held this past week will be dark blue for the bovs. white for the girls. Music for rites will be provided by the Hillsboro High School mixed choius, under the direction of Robeit N. Sattci field, at bacca- laureate, by the high school or- chestra, under the direction of George C. Miller, renden.ig the prelude and recessional, at com- mencement. The traditional seating pattern will be followed, with the class seated in the auditonum during baccalaureate .services, on the for commencement. Admis- sion to both exercises will be by ticket only, with all available tickets being divided among mem- bers oi the class, after tickets for laculty members, school boaid members, ministers and spcakeis have been retained As the 120 graduates will be seated in the audience dining br.ccalaurcate there will be a comparative de- crease in number of seats avail- :ble With last year's class number- ing 96 membeis. school officials report there were six tickets avail- able for each student ior bacealau- iCate, seven for commencement In view oi the larger class to be accommodated this it ap- peais at the present time that there will probably be about five baccalaureate, six commencement tickets available per student. Alumni Association To Meet Saturday The annual meeting of the Hills- Doro High School Alumni Associa- tion will mark the return of a former teacher in the local svstem who has gained considerable suc- cess in Ohio government. The speaker wilt be A W. Short, former vocational agriculture teacher at Hillsboro High School, who currently holds the post of assistant director of the Ohio De- partment of Agriculture under Robert Terhune, director, of Wash- ington C. H. Short's visit and address will be WINS SCHOLARSHIP Carlos Day, Winchester Rt I, a senior in Russcllvillc High School, has been awarded a four-jear scholarship to Harvard University He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Day. Boosters Club Urges Field Completion Boy on Bike Runs Into Side of Car A 10-year-old boy suifered in- juries to his right arm in a bicycle- car collision Wednesday about A. M., police reported. Treat- ed at Highlands Community Hos- pital following the mishap was Michael (Mike) Captain, of 335 Wellston Street, city, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Captain. The youth was riding his bicycle j on the sidewalk and ran into the i side of a 1956 Plj mouth diivonj Everett W. Charles, 17, Hills- boro Rt. 7, which was stopped at the edge of an alley by the 131 Club on Court Street, police said. There was slight damage to the bicycle. Play in Little League to Start Opening Games Are Scheduled Monday Again this summer Hillsboro youngsters will be afforded the op- portunity of playing league base- ball due to the beneficence of sponsoring organizations Two hun- dred boys have joined Little League and Babe Ruth teams for which game schedules have been worked out for the next two months. Opening games of the season will be played Monday night, be- ginning at 6 30 P. M., at the High- land County fairgrounds, and will feature all four teams of Little League class A, in two games. Each of the following is spon- soring a team for the season: Ro- tary Club, Lions Clubs, Elks Lodge, Swonger Dairy, Farmers Traders National Bank, Merchants Nation- al Bank, Rotary Forms Press and Aero. Equipment and new uni- forms have been purchased in icacliness for the baseball season, and numerous practice sessions have been held. The youthful play- ers excitedly await the season's opening. BABE RUTH league managers of teams are Dick Shaffer, Bob Robbms and Bill Griffith. Little League A team managers are George Boone, Jake Wagoner, Cliff Vance and Hebcr Duckwall. Little League B team managers are Tom Lynch, Cliflord Dillon, Gordon Coffman and Sam Cole Throughout the playing season Little League A teams will play Monday and Thursday night of each week, two games each night, at the fairgrounds. Babe Ruth teams will plav Tuesdaj and Fu- night each week, two games each night, also at the fairgrounds. Little League B teams will pljy one twilight game each evening. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday oi each week, at the city pumping station. Games will start at 6 P M. Little League A teams and Babe Ruth teams will wear suits pur- chased this year Two sets of cream and two sets of gray suits have been purchased lor each league Sets of black and sets of (CONTINUED ON PAGE 2) one of the main highlights of the association's gathering at the Hillsboro High School building on Saturday, May 28. Tiie event will open with a dinner, to be served from to 7 P. M., in the school cafeteria. Beulah Walsh will cater. Reservations for this dinner should be turned in by Wednesday, May 25. The general business meeting will begin at 8 P. M., in the school auditorium. Jon Hapner, Hillsboro attorney and association president, will preside. A committee is ex- pected to present a nomination for an athletic hall of fame of Hills- boro Alumni. Officers for the com- ing year will be elected. Special music will be provided by Ralph Vance. Refreshments will he ser- ved at the close of the general session Farm-reared, Short taught voca- tional agriculture at Hillsboro High School for 10 years, resign- ing in 1937 to take a position as chief of game management and propagation with the Ohio Division (CONTINUED ON PAGE 2) Man Taken To Prison; Name Is Clarified j Hugh Shaw, 24. of Dayton, a of Adams County, and form- erly of this community, was taken to the Ohio Penitentiary Wednes- day to begin serving three con- current terms of 1 to 20 years. He was sentenced on forgery counts in this and Adams County. The prisoner, an ex-convict, has been contused locally with Hugh .Wayne Shaw, 23. of Hillsboro, loimeily of Marshall, because of the name similarity. The latter is employed at Patton's Dairy. There t is no relation or connection. Hugh Wayne, a graduate of Marshall High School, has a brother, Dick, employed at Jean's Flowers. i Officers the convicted Shaw had lived at various places in the county, lending additional confu- sion to similarity m names. Marshall Is Seeking Place For Students In the light of rapidly changing school district reorganization throughout the state, delegations from two neighboring school dis- tricts met in special session with the Hillsboro Board ot Education night to discuss the future of their districts Members of the Marshall Board of Education had requested the session with the local board. A delegation of five men from the Boston School District who have been seeking a transfer of that rrea, or a part of it, to Hillsboro Elso was present. Marshall representatives includ- ed Homer Bell, board president, L D. Main, Raymond Rogers and Ervin Parshall. The Boston group included Remck Rittenhouse, Frank Miller, James Smith, Dale Balser and Herschel Zink. Bell said that Marshall's high school charter is definitely re- voked as of July 1 and that at a public meeting last week, school patrons at Marshall authorized the board "to shop around, so to speak" in regard to placement of high school students on a tuition basis. Bell posed three direct questions to the Hillsboto board. want to know if Hillsboro v, ill take our students, if so, what will it cost; and third, by what deadline must you know''" HILLSBORO board members, in- cluding J. Henry Brown, Dr. Leland D. McBride, Blair Dennison and Elmer Richard Fans they could take no official action at this time but did offer some encouragement and as- Ftirpnce that Hillsboro would take the high school students. This i came at the conclusion of a dis- cussion. Bell and the other members said Marshall hopes to keep its ele- mentary school as long as possible ?nd residents there have indicated they want to. The Marshall group has not ruled out entirely the pos- sibility of a consolidation with other districts in the southeastern' part of the county. In the mean- time, they feel that they should have alternate plans ready. They plan to contact Belfast, Sinking Spring and Paint Valley boards also within the next few c'ayt, in regard to sending high school students out on tuition. They said they hope to have a de- cision, backed by public sentiment in the community, a short time. A proposed consolidation of Mai shall. Belfast. Sinking Spring and Cannel in a campus-type progiam has met some opposition c-nd now in the formative stage is a more conventional plan nnohmg the same districts. Whether this will tally and get appro- val at the state level remains a moot question, Marshall oiiicials indicated The state board of education does not meet in June and hnjl approval would rest with it The new plan involves using tbo th.co high school centers, but (CONTINUED ON PAGE 2) Graduating Class at Marshall High At a meeting Monday night, the Hillsboro Boosters Club reor- ganized for the coming year, re- viewed its activities of the past year, reaffirmed its objectives and goals and mapped plans for the coming year. Thirty-five members attended a dinner session, held at the High- lander New president of the group is Ben Bays, succeed- ing Kenny Humphries. offi- cers include Bob Barney, vice president.; Warren Hipgins, secre- tary; Hcrocrt Hottle, treasurer. Di- rectors named arc Earl Wright and Dick Shaffer. One of the major actions taken by the group was approval of a let- ter which is to be presented to the HilKsboro Board of Education at a meeting In this, the Boosters cite their aims and pur- poses, as outlined in the club's constitution, and then, in pursu- ing these aims, explain they feel the completion of the new athletic licld is a necessity. In it, they deny 1 that they arc a "pressure group'' i as has been charged. Humphries conducted the busi- ness session. Following the meet- ing, he publicly expressed his ap- preciation to those who had work- ed and supported the organization during the past year. He urged a continuation of this and an even more vigorous program in the com- ing year. During its first year of oper- ation, the Boosters raised and spent reports show. Some of the projects included: (1) Bought whirlpool bath for in- jured athletes (all (2) fin- anced trip to Columbus for IIIIS band; (3) bought camera and pro- jector; (4) sponsored football ban- quet, provided trophy for outstand- ing scholar 011 team; (5) furnish- ed cars for many trips in both foot- ball arid basketball; (5) bought three trophies to present basket- ball players; (7) provided cats for] both teams following home foot-i ball games; (8) purchased 25 jun-1 ior high football uniforms; (9) sold j 237 memberships and numerous items for fans; (10) helped com- plete the new track by hauling and spreading c'nders. The group voted to keep mem- berships for the coming jcar at each. A committee comprised of Clarence Burkett, Ron Fcnik and Tom Bryant was named to prepare the tickets, which are to contain both tootball and basketball schedules. Another committee was named to erect new goal posts on the new athletic field. This is com- prised of Humphries, Paul Brown and William At.salis. The group plans 1o meet once a month, on (ho fourth Monday, at 8 P. M., at the high school during the summer. New members will be welcomed- Special fflUiic was provided by the West Trio, comprised oi Linda, Patty and Caroline West, at the1 dinner. Walter T. Shannon, high school principal, offered opening prayer. I THE LETTER read and adopted i unanimously by the group at the meeting is as follows: "The Hillsboro Boosters Club wihhcs to present again their first two sections from their constitu- tion in order to reaffirm their ob- jects. "Section purpose of this organization is to co-operate with and to promote the development' of the athletic program among the j students of the Hillsboro School System, to do all things conducive to the physical and mental devel- opment of the studonls of said school; to provide wholesome roc-, reation and character building pro- grams therefor; to acquire, pur- (CONTINUED ON PAGE 2) LAWN MOWER STOLEN Mrs. Elizabeth McCIarcn. who resides northeast of Hillsboro on Route 133, reported the (hell of a Huffy power lawn mower trom a garage. The theft was discovered Tuesday morning. She reported it to the office oi Shcnll Walter Reffitt. CORPORATION ELECTS At a moelmg of the directors of (he Hillsboro Development Corp., Tuesday morning, olficns weie elected. The same slate ot official-, wa.s renamed, including John Banyas, president; George Armin- troui, vice president, and Lcroy Paugh, secretary. IS RESERVE CHAMP The registered quarter hoi sc yearling stallion, Poro Clnisto phi r. owned by M.uilvn Morns Anders of Locsburp, was reserve champion of his class in halter at ihe Charity Cincinnati Horse Show held at River Downs. WAHSHAll a ASS OJF SCHOOL LAST eight students will receive their diplomas Friday night at the annual commencement program at Marshall High School. This will apparently be the last graduating class, as such since the school's hirjh school charter has been revoked. The students Include, clockwise, start- inn at lower left, Harry E. Hatfield, Jack A. Garen, Bill D. Shaw. Shirley A. Wilson, Barbara E. Rowland, Nancy C. Cluff, Richard E. Vance and Paul E. Parshall. (KraUer Studio) CHIVED   

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