Coshocton Tribune in Coshocton, Ohio
29 May 1977

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29 May 1977

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Coshocton Tribune, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1977, Coshocton, Ohio Summer 77 edition inside the Coshocton Tribune vol.c7 no. 71 Coshocton. Ohio 43812 sunday morning. May it77 thirty five cents Church food pantry shelves need stocked by Barbara a. Brown staff writer three freezers need filling and shelves need stocked at the salvation army distribution Center for the Church food pantry. According to the Rev. Willard a. Guy. The food program for needy individuals is in trouble. Collections through the collections of food stuffs and have fallen off. Though the number of families needing temporary help in filling food needs has not. Guy traced the history of the program noting that it bad been started by the now defunct human development Council during the severe economic crisis in 1974. In october. 1975 the Council turned the program Over to the Council of churches. Member and nonmember congregations wishing to participate were assigned a month in which their Church would hold special collections to Stock the pantry. From the beginning the distribution Point has been the salvation army Headquarters at fourth and Chestnut. Frances Carpenter Secretary to capt. Richard Bosh has acted As project Secretary doing casework on families seeking help. According to Bosh during the first 19 months the program has operated under the Council of Aegis 456 families have been aided. Up to one half of them have received More than one week s food supplies. Some people have a problem that does t go away in a he said adding that he and Carpenter work to prevent abuse of the program. We have to put the skids to some folks. You know Well help you out. But Vou be got to help yourself. Bosh said average Cost of assistance during the first 19 months was per family with groceries and grocery orders distributed. The orders would Supply food particularly perishables like eggs and available at the Center. Bosh said in the first four months of 1977. Need has continued. Me said High Utility Bills have forced new people into Low food situations. Some 122 families have been assisted during the period with average Cost of assistance Al per family. Cash contributions pay for perishables but the till is Low. The army augments the pantry Treasury Bosh said and compassionate grocers and restaurateurs help too. They turn Over damaged canned and boxed goods along with produce and other fresh items that have lost showcase Quality but which Are otherwise usable. We can use Bosh said. Nothing goes to waste. If somebody s got some food in the Freezer Thev Don t want to keep Well come and pick it likewise this summer Home gardeners with extra produce can deliver or have picked up the vegetables they will not use. We be got three freezers and can get the use of Bosh said. And last year a sep people canned tomatoes and Corn for both men agree the Church food pantry needs a shot in the Arm Guy and fresh blood some of our churches have gotten Guy said. We need to remind them there is a need and Thev can do their part to help churches participating in the program include Guy s pastorate. Central Christian the United methodist charges in canal Lewisville Park Avenue. Grace Plainfield. Isleta. See pantry Page 2 i it Ain 9t Gonna rain no More proper lyrics Back in the 1920s there was a popular song entitled it Ain t Gonna rain no More no however conditions then were different than at the present time. Back in one in the 1920s it rained for several Days and when it stopped the author wrote that song. But the title of that song would be More appropriate today than then because there has not been a measurable rain in this City the past 25 Days according to the weather observer at the local treatment Plant Farmers and gardeners Are begging and praying for rain. As a result of the present drouth farm and Garden crops Are somewhat stunted local Flower gardens Are withering and Many lawns in the City Are suffering for the want of much needed rain. If this present drouth keeps up. It May affect the water Supply in this City it was Learned saturday. But to Date the City s water Supply is ample to take care of the present needs of residential and Industrial customers a spokesman at the local waterworks reported saturday. Currently. Gallons of water Are being pumped to customers daily said a spokesman adding that the City s five Wells Are up to Standard and producing the amount of water needed. He pointed out that in some parts of the state the water table is 10 per cent lower than it has been in years. Focus on the news from All appearances. Greg Greg is the son of or. And mrs. Barker. 2. Could careless it Ralph baiter s second st. It Rains or not he s found Relief Tribune photo by Gary if frown recent hot and dry Ander sep spell in a neighbor s Fountain. Muskie Magnuson feud it s Battle of giants Washington up Sens. Warren Magnuson and Edmund Muskie Are a pair of Capitol Hill powerhouses with Short tempers and an inclination to impatience. When Magnuson. The rotund one from Washington and Muskie. The angular one from Maine Square off. It is a Battle of the giants no matter the topic. They had a Little fight last week that got overlooked in the crush of larger issues and animosities. What set them off was no earthshaking legislation merely a deep disagreement whether the Commerce com Mittee Magnuson or the Public works and environment committee

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