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Coshocton Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1976, Coshocton, Ohio Parade longest most colourful u was the opinion of most of the spectators estimated at 10.000 who witnessed the seventh ant fat canal festival Pendic Here saturday that it was the longest in the history of Coshocton. And it was also in their of Moo reputed to be the most colourful spectacle since the parades held Here commemorating the City s sesquicentennial Back in the summer of 1961. More than 135 units participated in the Street review which depicted five eras. Frontier. Canal Days. Turn of the Century. Roaring s 20s and today. Many trophies were presented to the winners and runner ups in the various categories by and Carter head of the canal festival committee from the judges stand at the court Square. Here Are the winners and the runners tip in the commercial Goat category first. St. Regis Happy birthday float second. First National band float Home designed first. Fresno Bible Church group second. Old lady in the shoe Baton and drum corps first. Cor Poppers second. Akron ites patriotic. Eighth Pennsylvania second. American legion minutemen. Mounted units first. Golden Spur 4-h club second. Pern county sheriff s Possee horse drawn first a four Pooy hitch Roscoe trolley and walking groups first. Richard Murray family second. Suffragettes. Special category trophies one each awarded to the entry that Best represented each Section were presented to big Bottom massacre Little red school House canal Golden Spur 4-h club turn of the Century Jerry Weaver s band and Fresno Bible Church each of the following marching bands received trophies Newcomerstown Trojan. West Holmes. Tri Vauney. Coshocton. High Licking county 4-h Hub. River View High. Hiland. Claymont. New Philadelphia quakers and Ridgewood High judges of the Parade were Geraltine Setko. Carole Wagar and Lillian Brantner. Ail of Medina county. Connie Gaylord. Cuya hoga Falls and Debbie Scheetz. Warsaw. Following the Parade several Queens from different parts of the state were introduced from the judges stand by Dennie Aronah. Last year s canal festival Queen. Introduced were Dani Buch. Barberton. Cherry Blossom festival Vicki Clarke. Middlefield. Swiss cheese festival Yovanne Mcdonald. Bainbridge. Fall festival of leaves Peggy s. Riffle. Wiliba Airport. Deer Creek dam Days Patricia k. Ford. Ash tile. Old fashioned july 4 mexi my. Gilead. American Gourd society. Joleeta Filpek. Canal Tuitoo. Canal Days Julie Meckler. Milan. Mem festival Stefanie Clark. Waynesville. Ohio sauerkraut a a Swival minday Lucket. Roots vice Rosevine. Pottery festival Lisa s i r a g u s a n o Cadiz International. Mining and manufacturing festival Lori Moomaw. Sugarcreek. Ohio Swiss festival. Julie Lohr. Millersport. Sweet Corn festival and loss Hyatt. Millersburg. Holmes county antique festival the Coshocton Tribune vol.66 no. 361 Coshocton. Ohio 4ssi2 sunday morning. August22.1976 thirty cents Auto Parade promenade head festival s Agenda self taught violin player maker. Charles Steinman. Of Jei Loway. Of. Is one of the top attractions on what woman St. In Roscoe Village. Steinman entertains festival crowds with his musical ability and his skill k in construe Ting violins. Tribune photo by Gary Anderson s i crowds with skill by John Harris Tribune staff writer amid the conglomeration of leather work glassware and jewelry displays being presented at the seventh annual canal festival Are two genuine craftsmen that standout. Oral Towery a re Reinaker. And Charles Steinman. Who repairs builds and plays violins Are currently displaying their wares on Whit woman St. In Roscoe Village. As visitors pass by Steinman who comes from Jei Loway. Near Danville hails come on in. This is where the action and it certainly is. Bespectacled and sporting a Beard and a Handlebar moustache Steinman fiddles away on one of his own handmade violins while Kathy Wegner his fourteen year old protege and her Mother Jane accompany him. Their music is one of the most popular attractions on Whit woman St. Steinman was introduced to the violin at the age of four and taught himself How to play the instrument. My older brother had a violin and my Barents told me not to dare touch it but i did Steinman tells. When my brother went to school and my daddy went to work i would sneak the violin it takes More than two bands to make rope As demonstrated Here by Oral lottery and Lee Jane Mikesell. Lowery a retired school teacher is one of the craftsmen demonstrating his skill for festival crowds on Whit woman St. In Koscoe Village. Into my room and close the door so my mama could t Bear me. I had to sit on the floor because the violin was so much bigger than Steinman soon began to develop a skill with the Lioun. However. As soon As it sounded Good to me i opened the door and let mama Bear. That kind of broke the after that y Steinman began playing at school assemblies and later at House parties. I grew up in the Era of group playing. We d go to someone s House i and a whole Bunch of us would sit around and Plav. Some people would roil Back the Rug and dance. That s not x done anymore. People have too Good of rugs to Roll up he says with a Wink and a chuckle. Steinman not Only plays the instruments but he x repairs and builds them As Well. And All of this he does despite being on total disability because of v arthritis in his Back. He built x his first violin at the age of 16 to prove a Point. My music x teacher said i could t build 3 on e and i had to prove it to Steinman remembers it took me nine months and when i was done i took it in to him and told him i d traded a mine for another and i asked him what he thought of it. He a said it was a Fine violin. Then i told him i d make Steinman is working on his twelfth violin now. Between a engagements which number close to 30. He has kept All of them except one. An eight Inch violin he built for the Monkey of an Organ grinder. A he sent the instrument to the Organ grinder but has never 8 been paid for it. I think he s May show up Here this year. Won t he be surprised to see Steinman laughs. Down the Street a ways a retired school teacher and 8 his wife make rope which 8 they sell at 25 cents per 10 8 feet. The couple is Oral Lowery and his wife Ruth from Hebron. The rope is made from strands of Binder 8 twine and the customers 8 participate in the making of 8 it. The process is simple enough. Two people stand ten feet apart and each holds a Board that has a handle 8 see skills Page 2 by Kex Slaughter Tribune staff writer the curtain will fall on the seventh annual canal festival in Coshocton and Roscoe Village with the presentation of entertainment by friends. Inc., at 7 . Today friends. Inc. Will Climax the three Day festival with an interesting program at Roscoe Village. From the standpoint of patronage. Coupled with cooperation of the Weatherman the seventh annual festival will Bow out tonight As a huge to the untiring efforts of the festival committee and others. But there will be plenty of attractions and amusement in store for festival patrons this afternoon Long before the three Day program ends tonight. Highlights of today s program will be the antique Auto Parade scheduled on main St. At 1 . And the annual mayor s promenade at 4 . Led by mayor Kenneth r. Grier and his pretty and attractive wife. Patricia. Following the Parade Many of the old Vintage cars will be on display on North third St. Several of the antique cars will come from this and neighbouring states. The mayor s promenade will form in Roscoe Village at 4 . March across three Rivers Bridge and end at the court Square where the judging of costumes will be held. Today s program will Start off at 10 . With an antique show at Lake Park Pavilion. A stamp show is being held from 11 . To 5 . At the armory. An old fashioned ice Cream social will be in Progress at Roscoe Village beginning at noon. There will be plenty of music on today s program. Vocal selections will be presented by the Coshocton county Barbershop chorus presenting sounds of and by the soul seekers presenting gospel music. Theater goers from this City county and area. Will be entertained Plav. Where s the show will be presented by the footlight players at the triple locks Center. Roscoe Village at . Today. Other entertainment for music lovers and others will be provided by the Blac watch Rock at the court Square at 2 . Dulcimers. Roscoe Village at and . And the Maxwell family gospel music at Roscoe Village at . The eighth Pennsylvania regiment will perform at Roscoe Village at 2 Tobias Rock band will play inside the court Square at 3 . Another outstanding attraction will be held at Lake Park at 2 . It is the annual Wood hopping contest for both men and women participants. Prizes amounting to will be awarded the winners by Stone Container corp. Yes. There will be a Frog jumping contest this afternoon and it will begin at l . And end at 6 . Inside the courtyard. Then there will be Rod Bradford and the country Aires at the courtyard beginning at . The soul seekers with their gospel music will entertain music lovers inside the courtyard at 7 . Followed by the Climax to the festival presented by friends. Inc. Lest we forget there will be rides for the Young and old provided by the Johnson amusement co. On n. Fourth St. Between main and Chestnut Sis. During the Day and night. Festival at a antique an stamp an 5 pm ice ruin antique Auto Penns Phrania Blac Ketch Rock Wood hopping pm where s locks pm Tobias rack sounds of Barbershop 3pm promenade pm pro eighth Penns Junnia pm sound of Barbershop Hod Bradford and the pm pm Maiwela family gospel Sou seekers gospel friends inc. Pm congregation flocks to minister s House for painting picnic the Rev . Mcknight had an unlucky Friday the 13th this month. He had a heart attack. That medical problem now under control looked like it would postpone important late summer activity House painting. But it did t. Members of Mcknight s congregation from the Church of god. 703 River rd., arrived at their pastor s Home on e. Chestnut St. Saturday morning armed with paint brushes rollers ladders and other appropriate paraphernalia. They painted the House. Garage and some Sheds All a Bright White. The 20 workers stopped Midway for a picnic on the Lawn. The minister meanwhile is recuperating in room 307e of Coshocton county memorial Hospital. Winners named in pet Parade the Coshocton area Certoma dub sponsored the annual canal festival pet Parade held saturday afternoon. Ribbons and Cash prizes were awarded to the top six contestants in each of eight categories. In the Large dog category the winners were Dorothy Wood and Tracy Walters. Michelle Meek was second Troy Bale third Amy sue Cummins fourth Amy Wright fifth and Michelle Young was sixth. Special awards went to Denise Webb and bib Cox. In the cat category Sheri and Terry Miller won Debbie Drake was second Ragan Bailey third Leslie Parker fourth spa Peri Rose and Danielle Shearer fifth and Renee Tompkins was sixth. Special awards went to Kristy Yaw and Rhona Lisbon and Susan Mawer. In the unusual pets category the Winner was Regina Shepherd. Quent bums finished second Andrew Lacy third Kelly Birkhimer fourth Julie fallen fifth and John and Kitty Grant were sixth. Hubie Cushman won a special award for his Tarantula. In the Small dog class a the Winner was Pat Attman holy Jones was second Andrea Schweitzer third Jeret Burns fourth Chris sterner and Lisa jamison., fifth and Cindy Miller sixth. Special awards went to Jerry Baker and Jonathan Barker. Scott Shingleton. Billy Hall and Mark Reigle were the winners i the Small dogs class b. Brad Barkinen was second Robbie Ryan third Debbie Wright fourth Shelley Bradford and Sherry Dovenbarger. Fifth and Ronda Hunt was sixth. Special awards went to Amy and James Strasser Corey Perry and Kelly Golib Rotee. In the decorated doll Carriage class the winners were Chapman and Crowthers. Second place went to Samantha Bluck third to april Thomas fourth to Lisa Gephart fifth to Amy Guthrie and sixth to Nancy Decker. Kan Butte won the decorated bicycle category. Vic Strain was second John Falton third Bobby Fritz fourth Ann Coracle fifth and Steve Webb was sixth. Mark Parr and Dexter Conkle won special awards. The special category awards went to Jason Bercot first Kim Bale second Annette Stevens third Brock Stevens fourth Phillip Cone fifth and Cindy Wilson sixth. Jennifer Mcmillan and Jennette tech were special award winners. Know when the bears Are of the for Sale one cd Mobile unit. Midland Brand Complete with Antenna. Pm. 622-xxxx. I sold it had eight or nine reported this Bappe classified advertiser. For really Good results try Oor three line minimum and for seven Days for Only class classified 622-1122 Malcom Sheehe seems to be giving son Kevin some fatherly advice on the Fine Art of Frog jumping As the pair select a competitor from a bucket. The Sheehe family returned to Coshocton saturday for the canal festival s Frog jumping contest. When All jumps were in another Sheehe. Udeyne. Had his Frog in the Lead with the Day s longest jump of 16 feet. Tribune photo by Gary Anderson. Jumping Sheehe family Back for Frog contest Index editorial sports family news late news obituaries Hospital notes Accident report business news to schedule classified Newcomerstown West Lafayette pg-4 pm. 14-15 pm frs pm. 2-3-6 pg.2 pg-2 pg-2 pg-12 pg.2 pm. 18-21 pg-17 pg-14 the Malcom Sheehe family from Ontario. Of. Are Back and hopping at the canal festival Frog jumping contest which is sponsored by the Coshocton county Junior fair Board and is being held at the court Square. The Sheehe family made up of father Malcom. Mother Gail and children Tammy. Kevin and Dwayne were the stars of last year s Competition and they Are picking up right where they left off. Near the end of saturday s Competition which ran from 2 to 6 ., Dwayne s Frog had the two top jumps with a Long leap of 16 feet. The third Best jump was registered by his brother Kevin. Last year Dwayne s Frog set an unofficial world record of 27 feet 10 inches. Because the leap took place on a Hillside it could not be officially recognized however. The Sheehe s Are the most successful Frog jumpers in the state. This year they failed to place in the state meet which was held at Medina but in each of the last three years a Sheehe was state Champ. Tammy who is just 11 years old. Won the state event in 1974 with a leap of 18 feet 5 2 inches a record that still stands. The Sheeres jump frogs just because they like it. It s just Good clean says Malcom. It s something the Wole family can do Gail adds. The Sheeres do not use special frogs or have sure Nous training program worked up. You just take pm out and work with pm a Little Malcom explains. That and you Force feed pm a Little raw he adds with a twinkle of his eyes. However they do it it looks like the Sheeres Are going to leave with their share of the prizes. The Competition continues sunday at 2 and will run until 6 . Two trophies and 12 Cash prizes Are being awarded to the Best Frog jumpers and participants do not need to bring their own Frog because the sponsored will provide frogs for those without. I

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