Ohio Staats Bote in Canton, Ohio
5 Oct 1951

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5 Oct 1951

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Ohio Staats Bote (Newspaper) - October 5, 1951, Canton, Ohio" tt3 the news is prepared to do your Job printing a basis Good workmanship and Good service at fair prices. Phone. 5271. Your favorite Hometown paper Ottawa county news volume 87. Number 34 two sections a democratic newspaper serving All Ottawa county port Clinton Ohio Okli a Tokkar T we Are a City today but wait for our big Deal coming up single copies 5 cents state relaxes pressure sewer rental Issue Lake Erie gives up 44 Oil county to vote health department is Drums washed from boat near Gibraltar in storm Able seamanship the part the Miller boat livery s Merzine Iii resulted in salvaging 47 57 steel Oil Drums which were blown overboard and buffeted in Lake Erie near put in Bay for several Days after the Strong windstorms the weekend. The Merzine Iii a converted Navy Barge was transporting a cargo Drums from Catawba to put in Bay Friday when the heavy winds suddenly shifted the heavy cargo spilling the barrels into the rough seas nearly wreck ing the ship. As the boat neared can buoy near Gibraltar the Drums were swept into the water. Aboard the boat at the time were capt. Rich Ard Fox and crewmen Clarence Crowe and Jacob Market. While scouting about near mid dle Island saturday William Miller sr., a Veteran Bass Island fish Erman sighted some the barrels piled High several Distant beaches. He returned to Miller s Point where he enlisted help for the Job retrieving the lost Drums. All but 13 were recovered by Early this week. Most them were found near Middle Island Between Kelley s and Pelee islands in Canadian Waters. Boy hit by car escapes serious injury a port Clinton school boy Ben Booker 10, escaped serious in juries when he was struck by a car driven in Madison Street in front the school building at 4 20 Friday afternoon. The child was removed to Magruder Hospital by patrolman William Robel where he was treated for abrasions and Contu Sions the left knee. The car was driven by mrs. Harry Stensen according to the police report. The boy is the son John Booker Erie gardens. His condition is not considered serious. Pair dunked As car drops into Lake � two men took an Early morn ing plunge in Lake Erie i iday but not in trunks but in an Auto Mobile. William Rudolph put in Bay Driver the car and Paul Carrier Bristol tenn., received cuts and abrasions when their vehicle went out control the North Shore Road near Miller s boat House at 4 45 a. Deputy sheriff Myron Hetrick investigating said the victims were trapped in their machine As it dipped about three feet into the water. Seizing a tool one them smashed the Windshield and crawled through a jagged Glass aperture to the Shore. Carrier suffered a deeply Cut lip and face cuts while his com Panion escaped with minor face and head lacerations. Both were flown to port Clinton by the Island Airlift and removed to Magruder Hospital. The car was embedded in a foot Sand at its Point Landing in the Lake front. Policeman abruptly ends service Here Loren Hendricks who has been assistant manager the commissary at e. O. D., has been appointed a City patrolman to succeed patrolman Lloyd Rahm Madison Street who tendered his resignation to chief Jack Sheffer monday without explanation. City Hall spokesmen were unable to explain Rahm s action at City Hall when questioned this week. Rahm joined the port Clinton police department in july 1937. He resigned after a Short while to take a position with the new York Central system after which be returned to his police duties in the department Here in 1947, where he remained until this week 13 special issues nov. 6 the county Board elections reports that there will be 13 Spe Cial issues presented in the county at the november election. At port Clinton there will be a referendum vote an ordinance for a proposed sewer rental system. Elmore Village will vote 2.5 Mill new Levy for Village Pur poses Harris Elmore corporation will vote renewal one Mill Levy for Union cemetery Pur poses Genoa will vote 1.6 Mill renewal and one Mill new Levy for Village purposes. Oak Harbor Village will vote two Mill new Levy for Village Pur poses other levies will be voted in school districts for opera Tion As follows Allen twp. 2.6 Mills renewal and 1.4 new car Roll 3 renewal and 1 new Erie 1 renewal and 4 new Portage 3 renewal port Clinton 3 re Newal 2 new North Bass 3 re Newal and 2 new put in Bay Vil Lage school. 3 renewal and har Ris Elmore. 2 new. Awaiting outcome referendum in november Legal action against City hinted in event voters defeat rental proposal train kills Farmer near gives 20 pints mrs. Lorena Swigert an employee Erie ordnance depot has Given 20 pints her blood to the american red Cross to Date it was made known this week. She is one few persons who has Given two pints blood within a period Only five weeks. Her last donation was to the Bloodmobile its visit to e. O. Sept. 5. She had previously Given a pint july 27. Work new Public school cafeteria completed this week opens oct. 15 Sailor Dies in crash near Genoa services will be held saturday afternoon for a Genoa Sailor Carrall l. Coleman 19, who was killed Early wednesday when his car and a truck collided Jeru Salem Road near Pearson Park. Home a 30-Day leave Young Coleman was to report to san Diego calif., saturday. He had been stationed in the Philip Pines. The youth suffered a crushed Skull. Deputy sheriffs Are hold ing Willis Green Detroit whose truck struck Coleman s car head at Pearson Park and knocked it a distance 210 feet. The careening truck which was out control knocked Down 75 feet heavy log fencing smashed a Stone Gate Post at the Park in trance and knocked Down a Utility pole with the Force its cargo 23,000 pounds Copper tub ing. Coleman is survived by his Mother mrs. Gladys Coleman Genoa two Sisters mrs. Donna Ard Ner Toledo and Janet Coleman Genoa a brother c. H. Coleman Genoa and grandparents . And mrs. C. H. Coleman California. Burial will be in Clay Ceme Tery. Because port Clinton s sewer rental ordinance will be submit Ted to a referendum vote next november the City has been granted a stay execution by the Ohio department health it was revealed in a letter receive Cal by mayor Carl Becker late last week from c. William Neill at Torney general. Last Juno 7 the health depart ment served notice port Clin ton officials As Well As the at Torney general s office that suit would be filed against the then Village to halt the flow raw sewage into the Lake. The not ice served As a warning to the Village to eliminate pollution conditions by construction a sew age treatment Plant. The Village lacking funds for such a project devised a sew i rental proposal Over a year age which was presented to the pub Lic at various times. The state has recognized the present City s intent to remedy the situation by placing the sew a rental proposition before the voters. Supports referendum commenting this attorney Jerie ordnance leases 163 acres for enlarged safety Genoa monday areas in firing ranges services were held wednesday i 25 25 in Genoa for George p. Brown j g 38, an Elliston Farmer who died general Neill wrote Becker in reviewing the facts with reference to port Clinton it is apparent that Progress has been made. According to the depart ment health a referendum our sewer rental ordinance will be held at the forthcoming elec Tion. 1 urge that every Effort be made to present the very serious nature this health menace to the people port Clinton " Neill added we Are preparing now to take appropriate Steps against All cities which have failed to solve this very serious prob Lem. While this program enforcement must proceed without delay we will assist you in your efforts to find a proper he said he would be glad to Confer with City officials any time Here in port Clinton at his fice in Columbus. Law now in effect widespread interest in the sew age Issue was accelerated last week by the fact that a new and Tough ant pollution Law which was passed by the 1951 Legisla continued Page 2, col. 3 instantly when his truck ran into Vav Itz spec a new York Central system train Tallier we tenets now have reliable info at Bank Cornet the Stang Road crossing a mile East Gray town monday morning. Brown s body was discovered Early monday by trackman patrol. It was badly mutilated. George Labka the Section patrolman stated that Brown s truck must have forcibly crashed into the Side a freight train. He said six trains had gone Over the trackway where his body Lay. Dur ing the night and he estimated that death occurred sometime be tween Midnight and 6 a. M., when he discovered the wreckage and body remnants. The body was removed to the Burman mortuary in Genoa. Or. Brown an employee the electric Auto Lite co., Toledo is survived by ins wife. Ruth parents . And mrs. George p. Brown. Euston sons Robert and Roger at Home Sisters. Mrs. Paul Ine Snyder Oak Harbor mrs. Mil dred pounds and mrs. Myrtle Wil son per Vburg and mrs. Mary Appl Examise Toledo Brothers Phillip Alex and Joseph fre Mont and Jacob Elliston. And cons sewer rental work completing the new cafeteria is progressing rapidly supt. Sims said this week. Plumbers electricians and car Penters expect to have their work finished this week. It is hoped that painting and moving can be accomplished next week and that the cafeteria can open october 15th. The new serving area will be approximately seventy eight feet in length and Twenty feet wide and will accommodate approximately two Hundred students at one time. This practically Doub Les the capacity the cafeteria previous years when serving was done in the music room. Mrs. Josephine Boyer and mrs. George Streeter will serve As Cooks an additional person will be employed from 11 00 a. To 1 00 p. To serve As cashier and supervise the serving and clean ing. With expanded facilities some new equipment will be Pur chased by the Board education. Two fined for Gypsum Home at the request Ottawa county sheriff Merlan Budd two to rain o., men were arrested by Sandusky police last sunday to face gambling charges Here. Arraigned tuesday before jus Tice e. C. Brough Sam Harris 24, and James Harris 25, Lorain were each fined $10 and costs and John Smith Gypsum was assessed $25 and costs for permit Ting gambling his premises. Bloodmobile to make first Stop at Standard products company Plant october 25 the Standard products co. Plant will be the scene the first visit the american red Cross Bloodmobile thursday october 25. Since the inauguration the Ottawa county blood collecting unit. Standard products was one the first to evidence an inter est in joining the pint Parade realizing what an invaluable serv ice it could Render in emergencies to not Only its employees � but to the Community and nation As Well. The facilities the Cio Union Vilall adjacent to the Plant have been offered by the labor representatives the Ottawa county grouped Williams behalf the Union As the blood collecting Center this Day. The staff accompanying the unit will consist some 30 persons i who will be responsible for car trying out the various phases the program. It is planned that this group will be served a noon Day luncheon in the company j cat Teria. Rent regulators in Toledo Parley arguments flew fast and furiously. But with no bad results at the regional rent control Board meeting held two Days in Toledo this week. Regulations which strengthened lessees pacts with landlords last january by an act Congress were fully discussed by Tighe Wood Federal rent control administrator. Port Clinton was represented by Paul e. Decker the Toledo office since there is no direct fice connection from Sandusky this year. No one from port Clin ton was reported present at the meeting. Oak Harbor was represented by mayor Robert l. Bolte at the two Day session which ended wednes Day. New voting place Catawba Island residents will have a new voting place at the election next month. They will vote in Community Hall instead the school House. An interested audience a Hundred men and women heard the views four citizens concerned in the sewer rental referendum proposal to be offered to the voters at the november polls. The discussion was opened by City solicitor John reinheimer who authored the proposal and explained the measure and also the action Council in the matter. E. C. Brough countered with the precise question do you want to pay for something before you get it he pointed out that he thought that the Plant should be set up before the rental assess ments Are made. William Crohen water works superintendent countered with the figures for the financial and physical set up and explained charts and maps to Back up the figures. The discussion was offered to the Public under the auspices the port Clinton business and professional women s club As their program for their monthly meeting and followed a dinner in the dining room the Trinity methodist Church. Leslie Meyer then brought up the question the legality the sewer rental assessment plan and said that in his opinion both the state water pollution act and the local sewer rental proposal were ill advised and poor legislation. As so much interest was Evi Dent mrs. Eunice Bissel As Moderator threw the meeting open for questioning to the speakers and a Lively discussion followed. The Tenor the discussion was that every one approved the sewage disposal Plant but there was wide diversity opinion As to How that Plant should be financed. Body sent from Korea the bouy Dana a. Dellinger who was killed in action in Korea last May has arrived in to Ledo where services will be held Friday. Sgt. Dellinger was the brother George p. Dillinger. 424 Fremont Road port Clinton. Floro game protector is retired Mon. Monday was the last Day for e. J. Floro 112 Street As a District fish and game protector with the state fish wildlife and natural resources department. His retirement at the age 79, which he will attain next novem Ber 2, concludes 22 years ser vice most which were put in the South shores Lake Eric butting the Northern tier counties. He was stationed at East Harbor Park since 1950. He expressed his appreciation for wonderful cooperation by newspaper editors and Marsh land owners during his Long ser vice As a Public official. He said he is undecided what he will do but expects to work some a farm he owns West port Clin ton. Cal led to grass fire City Volunteer firemen responded to a fire alarm at 3 26 p. M Friday to extinguish a grass fire at the Northern end Laurel Avenue. Neighbors said the fire in tall grass was set by an unidentified Small boy. There was no loss and the Blaze was put out i about 12 minutes. Latest innovation at the american Bank building Madi son and second streets is the installation two Large Cir Cular thermometers. Which have been placed at the second floor level facing both streets. This particular Corner Long regarded As the weather Prog nost Cating Headquarters for the Village has been undergoing streamlining Ever since last february. The old thermometer which combined a barometer near the Bank s front Entrance was in service for a couple decades. There has always been a thermometer at that Corner Ever since anybody can remember. The new instruments which Are automatically propelled from atmospheric impulses have created Many pleased comments from old timers who would be lost without their daily weather readings at the american Bank. Child burned when dress is ignited Cynthia the four year old Daugh Ter . And mrs. Clarence Bahnsen port Clinton re 1, narrowly escaped critical Burns when her dress caught tire from a piece paper she was burning in the Yard her Home tuesday. The child was treated at Magruder Hospital for first degree Burns her arms and legs and was Able to return to her Home. The Little girl s plight was Dis covered by her Mother mrs. Myrtle Bahnsen who beat out the Hames. Negotiations for the leasing 153.5 acres adjoining the Western Boundary Erie ordnance depot were completed this week by the District Engineer corps engineers. Ifni Siville by. There Are two leases one for 100 acres with the Toussaint shooting club and one for 53.5 acres with l. J. Myerholtz Oak Harbor. Both leases extend for a period five years. The acreage was acquired to provide a larger safety area for the Armor plate testing ranges located the Northwest Corner the reservation. In Moth balls since 1946, the ranges were reactivated in March 1950 for fulfil Ling a new Armor plate proof acceptance program assigned the Post. J a similar acreage was leased during world wat ii years. At present the Post proper embraces approximately 1200 acres. Merchants association officers Are installed saturday Rasmussen is speaker we i f t it named to soldiers sailors Relief group judge Tom d. Stahl has appointed Andrew j. Kovach Marblehead to serve the Ottawa county soldiers Relief com Mission for five year term effective october 16. Or. Kovach will succeed Charles Biers Marble head whose term expires. He is a Veteran world War ii. The other members the Board Are Ray Sperber chairman port Clin ton Thomas Keating port Clin ton Charles Leow Oak Harbor and Robert Brinkman Genoa. Local e.d. Worker gets 2nd award Cash awards in amounts rang ing from $10 to $100 were Given three civilian employees at Erie ordnance depot tuesday for Economy and efficiency suggestions they submitted. Col. E. Webb commanding officer presented the award certificates and individual checks at a noontime ceremony attended by depot employees supervisors and military. The highest amount $100, was give to Cal j. Shadoan port Clinton Light antiaircraft Artill Ery repairman supervisor. This is his second Cash award within two months. The $100 Cash winning Sugges Tion is a Rachel Jack used for re moving the front swivel from the Frame a 40 my mount which enables one Man to do More safely the work formerly accomplished by several and without dam age to parts. Estimated net Sav Ings is $2,167.86 the first year its use. Willis e. Koebel Fremont re Mote control repairman received $50 for a fixture for checking the limit Stop Assembly the m3 Oil gear before it is assembled. This eliminates to e unnecessary Tea Down due to failure the limit Stop. Estimated net Sav Ings for one year is $966.51. A $10 safety award was Given to Spiridon Sam j. Bitharas to Ledo truck Driver for his idea concerning the design and use transportation pallets for Acety Lene and oxygen tanks. The use this pallet keeps cylinders standing at All times and mini mizes the possibility violent contacts due to rough handling. Cutbacks in civilian orders blamed by Standard products for Layoff 60 workers shown above Center is Harry Callahan Cinema executive in coming president the port Clinton merchants association being congratulated by Law rence Ludwigsen retiring presi More than 50 business men and their wives attended an installation dinner in the Catawba Cliff Brach club saturday evening. Dent at the installation dinner Given in the Catawba Cliffs Beach club last saturday night. At Callahan s left is Harry Karshner jeweler the new vice president and at the end also ing was Claf Rasmussen Bay township inventor and industrialist. People Europe take Pride Harry Callahan became president in the display their Flag the succeeding Lawrence Ludwigsen. People the United states do principal speaker the even \ not stated . Rasmussen who looking is Don Sanders mortician who is Secretary and treasurer succeeding Eddie Edwards mercantile merchant standing at extreme photo. Just returned from Europe and his Home in Denmark. He told the danish 4th july Celebration for their american friends which was quite revealing. They go All out in patriotic Celebration. Continued Page 2, col. 4 cutbacks in civilian orders have materially effected operations at the Standard products co. Plant Here resulting in a new Lay off involving 60 workers this \ week Stanley Larson general manager told Kiwan ians at their weekly luncheon in the United Brethren Church wednesday noon. He pointed out that civilian business for the local Plant has decreased 55 per cent Between last March and september which naturally meant reduced working schedules. Were it not for the military orders we now have hand this current Layoff might have meant 400 workers instead 60," Lar son said. Automotive slowdown Larson said the re has been a slowdown in orders from Automo bile companies one customer Cut Ting Back $50,000 just last month. Currently he explained several our major customers have is sued hold overs while they review their inventories. This has caused a Layoff in the Detroit area approximately 125,000 employees. Crease in direct ratio to the National trend in the automobile Industry. Larson told his audience Lay ing off people is an unpleasant and disturbing experience and one which is not welcomed by stand Ard products co. We Are Mak ing every Effort to obtain additional military orders to take up the Slack caused by dwindling civilion Good neighbor he said the company s aim is to be an Industrial Good neighbor in port Clinton. We pay about $20, 000 in local taxes each year. Nearly a half million dollars have been invested in new equipment Larson concluded there Are no miracles in our business. We Are in a highly competitive Posi Tion and Progress must come through teamwork and team work is the joint responsibility the company the employees local 497 the Uaw-ci0 and he added that the volume Civ the Community

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