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Athens Messenger (Newspaper) - January 23, 1961, Athens, Ohio Athens messenger monday Jan. 23, 1961 Pomeroy two Meigs county House fires leave 13 homeless by Charlene and Bob Hoeflich Pomeroy thirteen persons in two families were left homeless sunday when separate fires destroyed Homes near Pomeroy and in Middleport. The first Blaze sunday morning hit the Home . And mrs. Everett Bostic and their seven children s. Third ave., Middleport. Sunday afternoon flames six file petitions Pomeroy a to Date Only four residents have filed petitions for Village Council and two other incumbent officials have filed for other offices mrs. Dorothy Johnston clerk the county Board elections said. Thos who filed for nomination Are Franklin Rizer Don Collins and Richard Rupe All incumbents and All filing for four year terms Village Council Dor i Schaefer for a two year term mrs. Edna Schoenleb for clerk and mrs. Elma Russell for treasurer. It is reported however that three four other petitions Are in the hands residents who might file for Village offices. Filing deadline is feb. I. Pay increases for Village posts were provided in legislation passed at the last meeting Village Council. The increases go into effect Jan. I 1962. Downing by Vesta Robinson Downing Tony spending the weekend with Rev. And mrs. Ray Rouse were . And mrs. Norvel Rouse and son Wesley and Freeman Rouse win Ford w. Va., and . And mrs. Douglas Clay and children Albany. Or. And mrs. Robert Jewell Rutland Road were recent visitors . Jewell a parents . And mrs. Glen Jewell. Or. And mrs. Earold Dean spent an evening at the Pearl Robinson Home. Mrs. John l. Clark is spending a few Days with her son in Law and daughter . And mrs. Fredrick Dixon Athens. Rev. And mrs. Ray Rouse and . And mrs. Herb Barnhart visited . And mrs. Garold Hayes Shade. Or. And mrs. Glen Jewell were recent visitors . And mrs. Harry Bolin. Mrs. Ora Carsey and son were recent visitors mrs. Neva Howell. Or. And mrs. Paul Moore and daughter Lancaster were weekend visitors mrs. Moore a parents . And mrs. Ray Rouse. Miss Theresa main Athens spent a few Days with mrs. John c. Clark. Miss Kay hailing visited at the c. A. Bolin Home. Injured in fall Pomeroy mrs. E. M. Harrah Long Bottom received a fractured right sunday morning when she fell ice near the Chester methodist Church. Mrs. Harrah was taken to Meigs general Hospital where the was set and she was returned to her residence sunday evening. Completely destroyed the Home i. And mrs. William Wyatt and their two Small children Bailey a run near Pomeroy. Bostic who is presently unemployed resigned his position As a Middleport policeman last fall because health reasons. His children Range in age from two to 18 years. In the Middleport fire damages to the property owned by Fred Shiflett were set at Between $1500 and $2000 by fire chief Thomas Darst. According to the fire chief the Blaze started around an open fire place burning through the floor into the basement and spreading into the Walls the one Story Frame Home. Although fire damage was not too heavy water damage made tile residence unsuitable mrs. Geo Lein Dies at 85 birthday Pomeroy mrs. Tom goes led 85, Pomeroy died sunday morning her birthday anniversary at Meigs general Hospital following a lingering illness. She is survived by a sister mrs. Clarence Hoover Painesville two Brothers Ezekiel Harper Madison o., and Ethan Harper Pomeroy a granddaughter mrs. Robert Goodman Pataskala and several nieces and nephews. Her husband and a son Raymond preceded her in death. Mrs. Goeglein was a member the daughters Union veterans the daughters the american revolution return Jonathan chapter and the United methodist Church. The Rev. Eugene Brown will preside at funeral services to be held at 2 . Wednesday at the Ewing funeral Home where friends May Call at anytime. Burial will be in Beech Grove cemetery. Middleport personals mrs. James roller and children returned to their Home at Chanute Field 111., after having been called Here by the death her father Homer Hartley. Mrs. Harry s. Moore is confined to Holzer Hospital Gallipolis for treatment a medical ailment. Mrs. George Cahoon returned to her Home in Wilkesville sunday after having been Here during the past week to assist in the care mrs. Bertie Watts. Mrs. Howard Byer is recuperating at her Home from foot surgery. She expects to return to her employment at the Martin restaurant in three weeks. Weekend guests mrs. George Childs were her son in Law and daughter . And mrs. Joe Falkner Columbus. Marcus Chambers has been discharged from Meigs general Hospital and is recuperating at his fourth ave. Home. Fined $10, costs Pomeroy Pete Wheeler has been fined $10 and costs assault and Battery charges according to records Meigs county judge Emmet w. Peoples. For occupancy by the family. Seventeen Middleport firemen answered the Call at 4 15 . In below Zero temperature with the new fire truck a second pumper the Tanker and the emergency vehicle. Darst stated that the fire was apparently discovered by a member the family who was awakened by smoke. All members the family were sleep in the House when the fire started the fire chief reported. At the present time members the Bostic family arc residing in a furnished apartment provided by the Middleport Church the Nazarene. Clothing and furniture for the family Are needed and police chief Herbert Gilkey has requested that contributions be taken to Village Hall. The daughters . And mrs. Bos tic Are two seven to and 18 years age while to e sons ars four 12 and 14. Any contributions which Pomeroy residents wish to make to the family can be left at the office sheriff Robert Harten Bach. The one Story Home the Wyatt family was completely destroyed and All the family a clothing and most the household items were kist. The fire completely engulfed the Home before the arrival the Pomeroy fire department. Ood Croom Fng a always in season Hist is precious depend in appearance Winter Spring summer fall. Your appearance comes first you re judged by it so make it Good make it the Best by bringing All your clothes bore for dry cleaning. Clothes make the Man and the woman too and we make your clothes the cleanest beet looking in town. E. Second St Robinsons laundry a cleaning Pomeroy replanted Teeth Doino just Fine . James j. Falvero Lefta Hazleton pa., dentist expresses satisfaction Asha examines Carl Smith and John Foderaro who had front Teeth knocked out playing basketball. Each patient had his right Central incisor replanted Foderaro in 1950, Smith in 1958and both replanted Teeth Are healthy. Top is an a Ray Foderaro supper jaw made shortly after his tooth was knocked out. Central prow Haydenville social notes Haydenville a a Holiday party postponed because inclement weather was held recently at the Home . And mrs. Leslie Higgins. Mrs. Higgins choir director at the Haydenville Church entertained members the senior choir boosters and guests. A the new year a was the theme devotions presented by mrs. Luther Vollmer. Mrs. Don Voll Mer conducted a Bible quiz. Refreshments were served and during the social hour an auction Sale was held. Those attending were Rev. And mrs. Hugh Davis . And mrs. Roy Crosier . And mrs. Homer Carter mrs. C. S. Matheny sex resident injured Pomeroy a friends Here have received word the injury mrs. Charles Ward former resident now Columbus. Mrs. Ward fell while visiting a sister in Huntington w. Va., and received a fractured leg and a broken Collar Bone. She is confined to the St. Mary a Hospital Huntington. Grandfather Dies Middleport mrs. William Ault and mrs. Gene Dodson have received word the death their Grandfather Miles Law Horn. La whom has been a patient at the veterans Hospital in Huntington w. Va., for a number weeks. Funeral arrangements Are incomplete. Mrs. Glen Farley mrs. Genevieve Martin mrs. Charles Vollmer mrs. Robert Lehman mrs. Luther Skiver mrs Edward Amos mrs. Lee Mcquaid mrs. John Hutchinson mrs. J. J. Milf Bauer mrs. Roger Moore mrs. Don Vollmer mrs. James j. Moore mrs. Paul Moore mrs. Neil Gierhart Karen Hutchinson and Karla Bond. Mrs. Higgins was assisted by her sister mrs. Evolyn Rose. Mrs. C. S. Matheny mrs George Bond mrs. Nelson stayer and mrs. Belva Vollmer recently visited mrs. B. A. Rheinscheld in Logan. Weekend guests . And mrs. Robert Lehman were . And mrs. Rufus Coe Columbus. Randy Lehman returned Home with his grandparents for a weeks visit. Or. And mrs. E. Y. Matheny Zanesville were recent guests . And mrs. C. S. Matheny. Or. And mrs. Ray Carter and children Lancaster. Were recent guests . And mrs. Homer Carter. Seedlings available Pomeroy two Hundred tree seedlings Are available to Meigs county 4-h club members c. E. Blakeslee county agriculture agent said today. Club members May secure applications for seedlings at the Extension service office. The applications must be signed by members and parents and returned to the Extension office in Pomeroy by Jan. 31. Middleport Baptist Church plans services for 100th anniversary Middleport events to Mark the 100th anniversary the Middleport first Baptist Church were planned sunday evening when the Centennial committee headed by the Rev. Donald Boone pastor met at the Church. Harry Cross has been named honorary chairman for the Observance which will Fea Niko Zauss j. 5. Army by James h. Winchester Central press association writer another in the Nike family the zeus is an anti missile missile developed by the Western electric company for the . Army. Named after the supreme deity greek mythology revered by ancients As a punished wrongdoers the zeus when operational will be placed to guard strategic cities and installations in the u. S. Assisting Western electric in its development Are Douglas aircraft and Bell Telephone labs. Aside from the fact that the zeus has supersonic Speed a solid propellant Power system. A command guidance system and carries a nuclear warhead no other specific data the weapon has yet been released. Its development however is known to have the highest department defense priority. This is in line with the belief that intercontinental missiles can be stopped. Squad gets three Calls weekend Middleport the Middleport emergency squad answered three Calls Over the weekend. The first Call came at 10 20 . Saturday. The squad went to Ash St. Where Joe Hood Driver for the b. And b. Cab co., was found unconscious in a cab. He was taken to Meigs general Hospital for treatment. Early saturday afternoon the squad was summoned to a residence the Rutland re. Where Ezra Bryant had been taken after he suffered a stroke while walking along the Road. Bryant was taken to Meigs general Hospital. The third Call the weekend came at 12 45 . Sunday when the squad went to Salem Center where they administered oxygen to an elderly resident who was having difficulty in breathing. The resident was not identified by the squad members. Pomeroy personals . And mrs. H. E. Boney and son were Marietta visitors sunday. The Rev. Eugene Brown pastor the United methodist Church is attending the Ohio pastors convention being held in Columbus this week. Ronnie Calvert and miss Rita Scholl Are in East Liverpool where they were called by the death Calvertis Stepfather James Laughlin. Mrs. Lee Rudisill was returnee to her Home w. Main St., sunday by ambulance from St. Josephus Hospital Parkersburg w. Va., where she recently underwent surgery. Out town a relatives and friends Susanna Arnold attend ing the Salisbury girl scout curve bar ceremony sunday included mrs. Mary Aumiller Paulette Keams Hartford w. A. Or. And mrs. Wilbur Stewart and Gary mrs. Helen Stewart Mason w. A. Mrs. L. C. Somerville . And mrs. Jack Fowler and children Point pleasant w. A. Mrs. M. T. Epling Gallipolis mrs. Fred Roush Letart w. Va., and . And mrs. William Mcfarland . And mrs. Thomas Grinstead and daughter and David Roush All new Haven w. A. Honoured birthday Middleport . And mrs. Judson White entertained thursday evening with a dinner in Observance the 16th birthday anniversary their Niece Helen Louise Taylor. Carla sue Gilmore a Cousin miss Taylor was a guest at the dinner. Democrats to meet Pomeroy the Meigs county Democrat women a club will meet at 7 30 . Thursday at the second Ward firehouse in Pomeroy. All Democrat women the county Are invited. Marriage License Pomeroy a Charles Edgar Lunsford 26, Pomeroy route 2, and Sarah Jane Kapteina 19, Pomeroy. Clarence Skinner 45, Columbus and Daisy Adams 39, Pomeroy. Meets first grand jury Pomeroy a Bernard Fultz new prosecuting attorney will meet with his first grand jury since taking office the first this year tuesday morning. Approximately to cases Are to be considered Fultz reports. . Meet set Middleport the Middleport women a Christian Temperance Union will meet at 7 30 . Friday at Heath methodist Church. Mrs. Paul Russell is confined to her Home with the mumps. Ture four events to be presented during 1961. Cross was selected for the honorary chairmanship since he is the Only living member the original building committee for the present Church facilities. Plans Are being made for the presentation a pageant under the direction mrs. Charles Lewis and a committee composed David Darst Harold Hub hard sr., and mrs. Clifford Stumbo. Other events to be held during the year will include a family Homecoming and service recognition for former pastors the Church and full time Christian workers. Dates for the various events will be designated at a meeting the committee next week. In the process compile no officials file petitions Middleport with Only slightly More than a week before the filing deadline no candidates have filed petitions candidacy for Village offices in Middleport mrs. Dorothy Johnston county Board elections clerk reported sunday night. Petitions were distributed to All incumbent officials through the county Board clerk and in addition to those there Are two other petitions in the hands local residents who might file for candidacy for Village offices in the May primaries it is reported. Mayor Kenneth Mcihinney is the Only incumbent official to announce to Date his intentions to file for nomination and reelection As a Republican. However a number the incumbents Are expected to file for their respective posts in the Village. Filing deadline is feb. I. Berean meet tuesday Middleport the regular meeting the Loyal Berean class will be held at 7 30 . Tuesday at the Middleport Church Christ. Ing a history the Church Are mrs. Lyle Diles mrs. Cornell Talbott mrs. Blanche Hapton stall mrs. Dana Hamilton and mrs. Lucille Mayes. Kalad Hin by Paul smart and Edison Baker have been appointed to prepare an exhibit Church records and documents Over the past too years. According to plans a Book outlining the activities the Centennial Observance and the Church history will be published. Harry Houdashelt was named chairman the committee with Allen Hughes Clifford Stumbo and Tony Fowler serving i the committee. Other committees appointed by Rev. Boone include miss Freddie Houdashelt Frank Cheesebrew and mrs. Ross Pullen publicity and invitation mrs. Paul smart mrs. Willis anthems and Robert Haggerty hospitality and registration mrs. C. P. Bradbury mrs. Gerald Anthony and mrs. Clarence Lacey music and mrs. Charles Bennett mrs. David Darst and mrs. James Pullen Kitchen and dining room. County farm officers attend Cabinet meet Pomeroy a five officers the Meigs county farm Bureau Coop attended a regional Cabinet meeting held in Chillicothe. There were workshops for officers the Southern Region conducted by state officers. Attending from the Meigs county organization were Al Fin chum organizational director Thomas Sayre president the federation Board Leo Story legislative chairman mrs. Virgil Hamm women a committee chairman and mrs. David Koblentz Secretary the women a committee. Men to have program Pomeroy a Hie program will be presented by the men thursday when Rock Springs Grange meets at 8 . Refreshments will be served. Owner the Home which was insured is Ira Morris. Value the House was set Between $1000 and $2000. Cause the Blaze is not known. Wyatt was working when the fire started and mrs. Wyatt 6 grabbed the Childre and escaped from the Home. Neighbors saved what items were pulled from the burning Home. The Wyatt a Are with her parents until they can locate quarters. Residents having articles clothing household goods which they wish to give the family May Telephone mrs. Albert Martin Condor St. The Wyatt children include a son age three and a daughter one and a half. Mrs. Wyatt wears a size 16 and . Wyatt takes a medium size in menus clothing. Two vehicle mishaps Are investigated Pomeroy a two automobile accidents were investigated Over the weekend by the department sheriff Robert Harton Bach. The first occurred at 1 15 . Saturday in Rutland when a car driven by Larry e. May 19, Pomeroy skidded into the vent pipe a Gas storage tank at the Chase funeral Home. According to the report Deputy sheriff Clarence Shields May pulled off the Highway to allow an emergency vehicle to pass whet he skidded into the pipe causing medium damages to his car. Later saturday afternoon route 680, one and one half Miles East Snowville medium damages were incurred to two cars. According to the report the sheriff a car driven by Charles Sargent 32, Albany route 2, travelling East skidded an icy curve and struck a westbound car driven by Gerald e. Douglas 16, Albany route 2. Women meet set Middleport the afternoon Circle the women a society Christian service will meet at 2 . Thursday at Heath methodist Church. Mrs. Bruce Lloyd will present the lesson and hostesses Btij be mrs. Perry Mitch mrs. Herbert Chambers. Mrs. Homer Cook mrs. R. G. Sansbury and mrs. Hattie Smith. He a resume Mhz Nim ii huh Hauth. 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