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Headlines Recount Events Of Busy Year In Clyde Community During 1951 One seldom (om into the activity at the 'New. Year without looking back over the outgoing year to recall and usually remtniaee | about the' events that have made : the news. It's been a. ihoit eventful year for the village of Clyde. ■with the new change of government, new businesses, construction and general renovation throughout the village, and everyone' ber one topic of conversation — the weather, which has been quite unpredictable for the whole 13 months. Man y of the names And happenings that made The Enterprise front page during 1857 have been chaonologically arranged hi the following paragraphs for Joyment of our readers. For one last time, here's 1097 as It n JANUARY January 3 '— Lee Myers and Associates, Inc., announced the purchase of property formerly - cupied by .the Camp Grand Tourist Court, located on' u. S. Route 30, from Mrs. L. A. Harris and Mr. and Bars. Tom Wllbert; "Blue 1! Crutch Day" held as first . Hon campaign in 19S7 March of Dimes Drive; Clyde Board of Ed' ucatlon authorized Clerk Bush Richmond to negotiate a 1100,000 loan necessary for payment bills and a bank note due last year, and to meet the December payroll .at the school; Willow Theatre taken over by Robert J. Nuhn and John E. Keller who operate a theatre In Vermilion: January. 10. — A quorum -of Clyde's Charter Framing Coromis- <J «ion unanimously voted In favor of a new type of government structure which members of the Commission believe will be of a greater advantage to the Village of Clyde than Its present system; an appropriation totaling W36.- .. 189.80 on which' to operate Village of Clyde during 1997, was approved and passed unanimously by members of the Council; James . Carothera named president of the Clyde Recreation Board at annual reorganization meet; Mayor Tom II. Pask In his 1090 report to coun- .cil.listed a total of $39,276.90 tak- ea as fine* and costs In mayor's court revenue,' an all time high. January 17 — Richard Powell, general manager of the Clyde Di- • vision of Whirl pool- Seeger Corporation, announced plan* further expansion at the Clyde plant in 1097; Camp Fire'Girls will distribute lollipops and balloons to donors for Polio Campaign; Clyde digs, out of 8-inch mow as traffic paralyzed and schools close, roads remain haz- " ardoua; A Are at the residence of Clarence Leber, an electrical contractor located north of Clyde, resulted in an estimated loss of between 113,000 and 115,000 buildings and equipment. Attorneys Thomas P. Dewey and Frank H. Bennett announce. that they have formed a partnership for the practice of .law under the name of Dewey Ac Bennett, with Offices a in the Dewey building in Clyde. January £4 Two- ordinances pasted by Clyde Village Council increasing the wages salaries of Board of Public Affairs and McPberson Cemetery employees have met with opposition and have become quite a btg issue among village officials; Amateur talent show will feature the annual meeting of the Whirlpool Credit Union in the CHS auditorium on January 27; The village of Clyde will oppose a Municipal Court at Fremont; Charter Framing Commission urges prospective candidates to file for local office despite charter movement January 31 — alias Betty Ball Of Townsead Township will rep- . resent Sandusky county at the * Ohio State Cherry Pie contest on February 0 In Canton; A' two- year-old law suit case against the vUlage of Clyde by Porter H. February 14 — Clyde Aerie No. 2391, f. O. E. has planned a two- day celebration for February 16 and 17 to mark the observance of the Eagles' 19th year of existence as an active organization In the village; St Paula Lutheran Church to have pariah house cor nerstone laying ceremonies Sunday morning; Checks totaling Jll,- 220.60 were distributed-to Charities in 38 communities i ties by the Clyde Division of Whlrlpool-Seeger Corporation rep- iting contributions made dur ing 1996 by. 1900 local employees to their Community Charities Fund; airs. Julia *Maatz resign* council post for position as deputy registrar of motor vehicles In Clyde. February 21 large 50 It. x Ivor'Parker Fruit Farm Maple street causing damage Umated at 325,000 and the loss of two white-faced steers, a riding horse, eight registered sheep, Ford tractor, one set of* power prunera, a chain saw, fruit spray- large tractor scoop, and a large amount of bay; a home owned by the Frank Wotts north of Clyde was gutted by fire, leaving a family of 11 homeless and causing total loss of the building; First Methodist church expects tfugee couple from'Germany arrive In early spring; Clyde Vocal Music Department will present Festival of Song February 26; Orrin G. Franks, Peat No. 122, the American Legion, votes to sen home on.east Buckeye street February 28 — A 'continuous rain soaked the.Village ot Clyde with approximately one and a half Inches of water, causing considerable excitement among residents bordering the Raccoon Creek, area; Clyde Red Cross Drive ' raise (2600 .opens March 3 with Norman Schwochow as chairman; 300 employees laid off at Whirl- Community Chest Drive nets 36,: "~ falling short $1774.22 of the 38000 March 1 — Clyde Village Council voted a resolution opposing the establishment Of a Municipal Court for Sandusky County; CHS Band Will present annual Spring Concert March 12; 30 Clydi musicians enter solo, ensemble contests at Tiffin on March 9; total of 490 license'plates, were sold In the village during the first week of the 1957 ■ales; Annual Clyde School Dental Clinic will be held March 12 ai " auspices of the PTA. March 14 — A series of six grass res yesterday .kept Clyde'! volunteer Ore department running between their places of iployment and the Are station, bringing the run on alarms In the - to a total ot 21 alnee the first of the year; Edward H. Scanlon, consulting; arborlst ol the Cleveland Electric mumlnat- mg Company, Informs Kiwanls Club that the Village of Clyde 1* responsible for all damage caused by., trees, and not the property owners; "' Camp Fire Birthday Week, March 17-24, to be observed locally at mother-daughter tea, March 21 — Sandusky county's fourth .traffic fatality this year and the first In Clyde in three years was marked at 2*30 a. m. Sunday as one of six automobile passengers was killed when the car In which they were riding rammed' into the rear of a narked tractor,-trailer at the west edge of Clyde on U. S. 30, Killed was Shirley Hoffman, 31, of Senior Class play, "Onions In The Stew." qbeni tonight at CHS auditorium; Clyde Council adopts ordinance accepting completed charter draft; A total of 33 ares were recorded last year as compared to the 39 fires marked In the book since the first of the current year. Fire No. 29 was Satur- April 4 — Dr. health commission county, announces clinic at the Ai Home In' A. E. Schultz, ■r for Sandusky a salk vaccine lerlcan Legion April 6 at cost for. pregnant women and children aged o through 19 years of age; For the seventh time the* Clyde High School Band,, directed by ForrestTt Hale, receives a I Superior rating from all four at the Hope well-Lou den school ir Bascom; -Waiting lines Jam license' branch offices. In effort tc meet deadline; George H. Smith to be one of 148 employes of the Ohio Fuel Gas Co. to be honored at a banquet of the Quarter Cen- Fire destroyed tar* aub A*"*1 * mt Toledo; ft. barn on thai Clyde Board of. Education sched- ~ ules meeting April 11 to employ personnel to school faculty. April 11 — Clyde Police breakup "gang war" attempt in village between Clyde, Fremont, and Bellevue youths. The premeditated teen-age slugfest was halted when a total of 77 youth*. Including IS from Clyde and one from Bellevue, were, taken to the council chamber at city hall and repri manded by the police who were tipped off by sheriff's deputies: Clyde postmaster James W. Broad this, week received an official notice in a special postal bulletin to curtail services beginning this week Saturday unless otherwise notified from the office of Postmaster General Arthur Summer- field; Traffic began moving steadily late Tuesday afternoon and or Wednesday as spring-like temperatures returned to Clyde following one of the year's worst snowstorms which hit the village Sunday morning ' and continued through early Tuesday morning About 10 Inches of snow fell; Harkness Davenport Is appointed by unanimous" vote to. serve out the unexpired term of Carl W. Rathbun on VUlage Council; The of Jennie Rohm has. been 1 over to the Sandusky county grand Jury. ! April IB — A new Wurlteer Concert Console electric organ with two manuals and full bass has been installed in the First Missionary Church here as a memorial to the late Mrs. Catherine Miller, mother of Perry C. Miller who was killed a few years ago In an - automobile accident: Robert L. Evans, Whirlpool Corporation vice-president In charge of -personnel at St. Joseph, Mich., has accepted an invitation to address the 1997 graduating class in the high school auditorium on Hay 31; Approximately 12,000 people were on hand at the Friday and Saturday showings of the RCA-Whlrlpool "Miracle Kitchen" at Rainbow Gardens 'east of Fre- Wright U scheduled for a hearing day night, at 7:30 o'clock. The ; the Mothers' March On Folio will climax March of Dimes Drivel Miss Mary Elizabeth Hoffman, 18, and'Miss Ruth Ann Richards, 19, both of Clyde, killed when Miss Hoffman's'car crashed into a C ft O freight train at a crossing at the northern outskirts of Woodbury, Mich.; Mayor Pask doubtful about seeking re-election, says salary does not warrant full- t time Job. FEBRUARY February 7 — Mayor Pask will be opposed for the Republican nomination for mayor at the May primary election by Julia C Meats; Clyde Division of Whirl. pooi-Seeger Corporation will a- ward' its seventh annual- college scholarship this spring,'according to general manager, Richard Powell; Clyde and Fremont bands will play a combined concert ' February 12; local March of Dimes collections reach $2175 to top 1996 totals; Clyde School Board of Education calls special session tc discuss 1997 financial situation ■Clyde Volunteer firemen fought tor two hours fFrlday to control a fire at the street department building after ■ kerosene wood burnet local firemen have answered total of 18 alarms in the past two weeks; Clyde Coaaetl No. IMS, Knights of Columbus, Joins councils across the nation in celebrating diamond Jubilee year. March 28 — Mrs, Jennie Rohm arrested during a raid at her home by two Ohio department of liquor control agents from Sandusky- Fremont attorney Henry Stahl tells Village Mayor Tom H. Pask at the hearing in city hall for Mrs. Rohm that be has no Jurisdiction In the cane; Clyde Board of Public Affairs announces that the State Bureau of Inspection and Supervision has Instructed mem to apply an Attorney General's ruling that a landlord la liable for municipal utility bills not paid by his tenant; Clyde School Board of Education approves and accepts 1997 providing for expenditures of 8104,096.79 more than lb 1996 for the general operation of the school system; Clyde's newest business, FerraR's lee Cream Parlor, has opening today. The business, owned and operated by Frank Femll, is located at the formerly occupied by Free- i Gift Shop, April 29 — One of the nicest Easter holidays.In years, weather wise, was observed last weekend In 'Clyde and.area; Three workmen atop the new Whirlpool building are injured by bolt of lightning during brief rainstorm; Some 400 youngsters scampered over the football field at Clyde Community Park Sunday to out the 80 dozen hardbolled hidden there earlier by members of the Kiwanls Club; Clyde High School Vocal Music Department presents "Pop" Concert at CHS auditorium April 30; Clyde's 200,- 000 gallon capacity water tower was drained Thursday night in order that the Inside could be cleaned out and repainted Friday with a Special type of Interior MAT May 2 — School busses carrying members of the CHS Band, which won honors in the State Band Contest were met at the village limits by the local' fire trucks, police cruiser,'and a large number of local dozens In cars and with sirens wide Open escorted the busses through town late Saturday afternoon; Clyde school's at, preschool clinic win be held 7 and 8 at the south Main street elementary school under sponsorship- of the Sandusky County Health Office and the Clyde PTA; Steve-Kemper, senior, and a candidate running on the Progressive Party, was elected as "mayor" by decisive margin at the annual election at CHS; A truck accident Route 81 near East Gary, Ind. early Tuesday morning resulted in the death of Robert A. McGrath, 31, 317 Fair street; May 7 Is the date for the off-year primary election when -both the Republican and Democratic parties usually their candidates to run foi local of flees in the November general election. However this year only the Republicans will hold a primary election — mat for the nomination for mayor of Clyde. Running on the Republican ticket Mayor Tom H. Pask and Mrs. Julia C. Maati; One of the most Important Issues In the history of the village will be when the Clyde voters decide at the primaries whether to adopt the charter recently drawn up by the commission or to'retain the present type of village government. May • —■ Clyde Republicans nominated a fuTJ slate of candidates to m& for village offices at the coming'November election at Tuesday's primary, but the results were made null and void by the overwhelming approval of tht charter by Clyde voters; The long- awaited dress uniforms have arrived for ihe Minute Men of Orrin G. Franks Post No. 122, The American Legion; W, S. Smile will celebrate his 91st birth anniversary on 'May 10; Clyde Village Council approves $4,000 negotiation price in attempt- to settle squabble with the trustees of York and Green Creek townships and the commissioners of Sandusky county In an attempt to end a 80- year dispute over the improvement of the J. R. McPherson ditch culvert; Village clerk John Om- dorif sep/. a letter this week to Clyde Community Council stating that the village haa^&lh*4cti. on making George street into one-way thoroughfare, and that sign* to that effect will be install- ed on the street in the near future; York tajVaship sets public hearing June irrelative to the zoning 'of York township,- ; . May 16 — Death saddened the home of Mr, and Mrs. John Alafita on Mother's Day as .they helplessly watched flames destroy their small heme and take the life ol their three^-month-old son, Daniel, who Was asleep in bis crib; The one-time pride of. the Clyde Volunteer Fire Department, a 1926 Model T Ford fire.truck, is being re-conditioned and "re-comnus- sioned" to ramble over the streets. It will be seen running only, however, in a parade status. at the Northwestern Ohio Volunteer Firemen's Association's annual parade In Bryan; Sixty-six Clyde High School seniors are on the tentative graduating list for the class of 1997, including 35 boys and 31 girls. The B4th commencement will take place'May 31; James Workman II, a graduating senior at Fremont Ross High, has been awarded the 7th annual 14,000 College Scholarship by the Clyde Division of the Whirlpool Corporation; Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Wllbert, who for years have specialized in "tree ripened peOches" at a small roadside stand on the Clyde- Green Springs Road near Baker- town, have recently retired from the .profession and purchased the former. Herman Bell residence In Green Springs. May 23 — John and Joe Wott and John Peters of the CHS chap- of the FFA will be awarded the State Farmer Award by Governor C. William O'Neill at the state convention to be held in Columbus on June 7; Members of the village council, were told Friday night by solicitor Bruce Hui" that they should attempt to facilitate the city manager siuatlon before the latter part of the year; Whirlpool Park, one mile north of Green Springs, will open May 30 for the season; The case of Dale E. Williams against the Village of Clyde and the Gage Construction of Mansfield has been settled out of court. Williams told The Enter' prise this week that the construction corporation conceded and made a cash settlement out of court. . May 30 —■ Clyde will hold its annual Decoration Day memorial services tomorrow honoring the war dead. The observance is under the direction of Orrin G Franks Post No. 122, .the American Legion, with Commander Dean Rathbun in charge of rangements; The United Vacation Church School sponsored annually by the Christian, Methodist, and Presbyterian Churches in Clyde will begin June 3 and continue through June 14; Sometime late Saturday .night or early Sunday morning unknown parties broke Into the shelter house at Clyde Community Park, according to village recreation director A. W. Hendricks; Commencement exercises In Townsend, York, Green Springs schools during the past week saw a total of 68 high school seniors "receive < graduation diplomas. York school graduated of 33; Green Springs graduated 29 students, and 16 seniors were graduated from Townsend School. ■'"JUNK" June 6 — Robert L. Evans, vice president of personnel of Whirlpool Corporation, speaking at' the B4th annual commencement exercises of Clyde High School Friday night, painted a convincing word- picture to the 68 seniors with "Your. Place In the Future." John A. Wott was valedictorian of the" class and Donna June Watt and Charles A. Nleset shared salutatory honors; a wave of youngsters lost from thuir homes and parents hit the village and area the past week and kept members of 'the Clyde police department busy patrolling the streets in search ol them; Clyde Board, of Education unanimously approved and accepted the names of four teachers as. faculty .members for the 1907- parklng lot In the south picnic grounds in Clyde ^Community Park; James Rose, 69, enroute home,' escaped serious injury Monday night when he wrecked his auto to avoid ramming Big Four Railroad, freight at the crossing on Sttle Route 101; Special |nn||iiiilil jfcfo evening at St Paul's LutherarM&urch and First Methodist Churcfi max the annual vacation Bible schools conducted by the Christian, Methodist, and Presbyterian churches jointly, and St. Paul' Lutheran Church; Two executives1 saved 16-year-old David Orwig of lgnations, and re-employed non- teaching personnel for om year during their Tuesday night ass et Whirlpool Corporation, Clyde Division, appeared before village council Friday night in relation to the possibility of vacating section of a certain street in the village. June 20 — Roger Williams Robert Werth, and Lloyd Book- myer .returned to Clyde Monday afternoon after spending the .past week as delegates for the Orrin G. Franks Post, The American Legion, to Buckeye Boys' State at Camp Perry; Memories of the past were renewed momentarily early Wednesday morning -few villagers watched the 1926 Model T fire truck leave for the annual firemen's convention Bryan; Local garden club* mi bers met to discuss plans for the annual flower show on August 23 and 24 at' Clyde Public Library; Construction of a new "open" shelter house in the south picnic grounds at Clyde Community Park is scheduled to get underway next Monday if weather permits, according to a statement issued by A. W. Hendricks, vUlage recreation director; According official reports, Clyde escaped a ious damages when a sudden rain, wind, and electrical storm which lasted about one hour hit the viii - .June 27 — A two-car head-on collision on a curve Just east Yeckley's Comers on Route northeast^ of Clyde at 4:30 p. m. Saturday'took the lives of three people, including Crist Barnett, 34, an assembly line foreman at Whirlpool Corporation, Clyde division; Clyde's municipal light and power department has won its third consecutive safety certificate in a contest sponsored by the American Public Power Association; Clyde's school age population, agea five through IB, totatfd 1798 as of May, a new high, according to the 1997 school pupil enumeration of the Clyde school district aa given to school officials light to hire an engineer to vestigate the existing sewer dUIons on east Maple street. JOLT July 4 — A six cent per hour raise In wages will become effective for all plant employees of thfc Whirlpool Corporation. Clydi Division, when they' return ti work on Monday after the annual vacation shutdown; The fate of the Willow Theater win be Up to Clyde folks in the next 90 days, according to Charles Singleton, new manager; ball games, fireworks, and the- second annual Ox Roast of the Clyde Kiwania Club will feature the Fourth of July celebration for Clyde folks at Community Park; Games, rides, stands, and booths will be put Into activity along Main street next Tuesday JOaxsibsg the.first of the five-day Cherry Festival sponsored by Orrin G. Franks Post No. 122, The American Legion; Eight boys from Clyde will be among the man than 90,000 Scouts who will team together with excitement at the fourth National Jamboree of the Boy Scouts of America at historic Valley Forge Pennsylvania, July 12 to 18. July 11 — One of the two main actions involving expenditures that took place at the Clyde Village Council meeting Friday night was the purchase of a new 2-ton Chevrolet dump truck for the street department; Charles Kilmer, Chris Bradford, Walter Rastetter, Clifford Perrin, Mike Taylor, Gary Bowser, Terry Dick, George Carter and their Scoutmaster, Howard Kilmer, left Fremont late Wednesday afternoon for the National Jamboree at Valley Forge; Clydi' annual street fair opened Tuesday night on Main street; Clyde's esti- mated-1998 -budget Is 1702,702.90 knd is awaiting final approval by Council; Due to the many storms in the area recently, local farmers have been unable to get into the fields with combine equipment harvest area wheat crops. week for two mcr training at Camp Breckinridge, Ky.; Dr. Robert Gedert has joined his brother, Dr. .John- J. Gedert, in the practice of general medicine at his office on south Main street; Ben H. Davis, of the Green Springs road, president the .Clyde Exempted Village Board of Education, told The Enterprise this week that he will not be candidate for - re-election* next November. July 29 — Quick action by life guards and a couple of buddies York Township -from drowning Sunday afternoon at Whirlpool Park; Spraying or the village with an oil soluble Insecticide trate in nn attempt to kill mosquitoes and flies met approval of the village fathers at the Clyde VUlagi Council meeting Friday night; Richard A. Bailey, Donald E. Her- rlt, Marlon C. Smith, Stanley L. Stokes, and Thomas R. Wilbcrt Hied declarations of candidacy yesterday for Clyde Village Coun' ell. The men are endorsed by the charter commission; Harry Ma was high bidder on the busim and residential building located 300 north Main street, corner of Duane street, at an auction' Fremont Monday of four properties in the Perry C. Miller estate: An estimated 107' persons called at the Frank Peters farm to the freak black and white Holstein calf bom there last week. - AUGUST August 1 — A Green Springs driver and a Clyde passenger, after the car in which they were riding had been dragged about 94 feet along the Nickel Plate railroad tracks here at 9:48 p. m*Fri- day, got in the car and drove away, according to Clyde police. The driver was Robert L. Gurley. Green Springs, and the passenger was Willie R. Paxton; L. A. Rob- bins and Sons announce the open- Ing for public inspection of "The Suburbia,*' their all-electric model home located on County Road 179, two miles south of Clyde; After more than a ■ quarter century in the same family, the White Front Market has been officially sold by G. W. Burroughs to Robert Fried' ley, who assumed operations a the store on Monday. C. G, Me- Clcary and his son will handle the meat department, as ha* long been the custom at the White Front; It's a rosy outlook for the 1897 peach crop due to continued warm and sunny weather In the past few weeks; Jack Lee Pump taken to Maumee VaUeyCon. taglous hospital In Toledo Sunday tor treatment of spinal menlnglti! by Harry c. Heffner, census tak, k August 8 _ An asking budget of Mayor Tom H. Pask the green monthly business meeting In the library Monday night; Police Chief A. Dickman submitted a request to the Village Council Friday night for a 19 percent Increase in each of the seven regular bers' present salary in the law enforcement deportment; A three majority vote Tuesday night by. the Clyde Board of Education agreed to reconsider the possibility Of permitting all parochial school children who live In the Clyde school district to' ride public school busses; The new zoning resolution for York Township will go on the November 9 election-ballot as a result of the public hearing held last Thursday night; There will be contests for Clyde School Board and Clyde Village Council at the November election, It was Indicated as the deadline for filing petitioi candidacy for this election was reached yesterday at the board of elections office in Fremont. August 19 — Employees of the Whirlpool Corporation donated 192 pints of blood Tuesday when the' Red Cross Blood Bank visited the Clyde plant; Twelve-year-old Larry Sutter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sutter, was seriously Injured yesterday when he fen beneath the wheels of a farm- tractor-pulled trailer on the Werth Fruit Farm north, of Clyde; Fifty seven members of Clyde Service Battery. 140th Field Artillery Bat- talion, Ohio National Guard, returned here Sunday afternoon with two trophies they won while undergoing two weeks of active summer field training at Camp Breckinridge, Ky.; An electrlcn' thunderstorm accompanied bj high winds and hail stones whipped through this area late yesterday afternoon, leaving broken notes, trees, power lines, telephone lines, and a tremendous amount of debris In Its wake; John Reier was removed to Fremont • Memorial hospital at 4 p. m. Tuesday for treatment of a compound fracture Of the left, 'eg suffered in moved into the village to enjoy the amusements and sidewalk attractions offered at the Cherry Festival, sponsored by Orrin G. Franks Post No. 22, The American Legion; September 8 has been set as the time for the beginning of dedication festivities tor the nev Parish House of St. Paul's Luth June 13 — Clyde Recreation eran Church; Fifty-seven mem- Board at Us meeting Tosadaylben of Clyde' Service Battery, July 18 — Lota of money was! from the upper story of the bam floating around Main street last at his parents* farm. "free spending" crowd < August 23 — Council has Informally been Riven the go ahead for extension of a water line beyond the village limits on south Main street to Limerick Park, new sub-division being developed by contractor Ralph C. Fox: Summer vacation for Clyde school dls- trlct youngsters wUl end on Sep-, teraber B, the opening day of school for the 1997-88 school year; 'Operation Mosquito Kill" got un derway in the village Monday night and to date a. large section has been covered with Octa-Phos, the chemical name far the spray that is being used in an attempt u eliminate the town's mosqulti population by killing; Warren Myers, 40, Vets Cab, and his wife. Betty. 22.- are In fair condition at Ashland hospital where they admitted Saturday following a three-car collision at the Inter, section of D. S. 42 and Ohio 302 near Ashland, In which.Dorothl' ann L. Brackncy of Sablna was killed; Plenty of ripe fresh fruit is now available to.localltcs at erous fruit farms In the area, with peaches still holding the-cpotligl Edwin A. Drown has. recently been appointed as an authorized Cose Dealer for this area by the J. I. Case Company Branch Columbus and early In 1998 will set up his business. The Highway Implement Company, on Route 20 across from the Ford garage. August 29 — The Clyde Exempted Village School will open or Thursday, September 9, with a ful rtBffort3-teachen;"3"more-thBn i year ago added because of increased pupil enrollment, and four replacements; Doors to the York township school v.'ill open September 4; Riley township school will begin the new year on September 4 as will Green Springs and Townsend township schools; The 105th Sandusky County Fail opens August 30 on the Fairgrounds In Fremont and will run through September 4, this being the first year that the fair ever held before Labor Day: "Susie" — the strange Holstein goes on exhibition at the Sandusky County Fair scheduled from August 30 through September 4 on the Fairground In Fremont. The calf Is owned by Frank E. Peters and sons. September 9 — The new 8300, 000 Parish House of St. Paul' Lutheran Congregation will be dedicated with fitting ceremonies Sunday morning; Tire of undetermined origin destroyed the 'frai super-structure of the boiler buildings at The Clyde Kraut Co. Felrlay afternoon and damaged boiler gauges, plumbing, wiring, and other equipment In the two buildings;. Donors of O-negatl type blood* are still being paged by the Sandusky County Red Cross In an attempt to save the life of Larry Sutter who' was badly injured August 12 when be fell off wagon and was run over by a piece of farm equipment AI Werth Fruit Farm. September 12 — An attempted move to crack-down on the traffic driving conditions existing in the village was unanimously approved Friday night by members of council. It seemed, from the discussion held within (bje walls Council Chamber, that too many lOtorists appear to heJtaking the rules of the road into their hands; Twenty-three of the CHS 1997 alumni have chosen Jobs the business world; three have become homemakers; four have selected the armed forces, and 28 of the grads will enter universities and colleges; An all-time high ',669 pupils were enrolled In the Clyde public school system fit the start of classes Tuesday; An ed< vertisement In the International City Managers Association semimonthly News Letter, requesting applicants for manager positions of the village of Clyde, is beginning to bring In. results; Donald Gibson, 13, and Carol Lantz, will be presented bronie trophies by the Clyde Kiwanls Club next Tuesday evening in recognition of their outstanding scholastic achievements last year. September 19 — The 1997 Clyde Community Chest Campaign Bets underway next Monday evening with a house-to-house porchllght march, according to Don Herrii, chairman of'the fund drive; Marilyn Bowersox of York township will receive a trip to the National 4-H Club Congress In Chicago at the tim'e of.the International Livestock Show in November as the winner' of 4-H demonstrations at t Ohio State Fair; Voterg ot Townsend township will vote four mill-school-tax 'evy-at the General Election Noven.ber 9: Thorold Friedley,' owner of Fried- ley's Hl-way Super Mart; suffered Injuries about 1:30 a. m, last Thursday iwhen his auto collided with a car driven by James Lee Forsyth of Fremont on Route 20 September 26 —.After receiving lemjthy^ewTIea""rcpbrt maintenance and upkeep coats for the first eight months on the 1997 Dodge police cruiser, the village fathers by their own admission Friday night felt they had goofed when they complained publicly two week/ ago that the costs were too high; Birch, America's fore- magician, with his of assisting artists, will play en engagement In Clyde; on Wednesday, October 2. at the high school auditorium sponsored by Clyde Kiwanls Club; Mr. and Mrs. A G. Smith this week announced sale ot the Clyde, Bowling Center to Mr. and Mrs. M. C. "Chef Smith, who will take over operation on Oct- . Merle Sleaaman took over Monday aa manager of the local A ft P store, replacing-^" Sberna who. has-been t to Fremont as assistant The bouse to house drive li night to kick oft the 1997 ( munity Chest drive brought 1 total of 3763.70 to .contributions; the village's summer street resurfacing program has been complet- ed at an estimated cost of 318,800. Octoberi 3 >— Plans are neartngt completiop foVsShelflST Hallowe'en parade sponsored by Clyde Community Council here on October 31, and the tTNICEF "tricks or .treats" contribution drive on Monday, October' 28; Latest tabulation figures released by Bin. Herman Fowler, fund treasurer, . shows $1,094.63 collected In the Clyde Community Chest Fund* Drive. The goal Is set at 59,000; The showdown on the gang of six Clyde boys ranging in ages from 14 to 17 who have committed a series of break-Ins and the.fls In Clyde and Bellevue for the past four to six weeks came here last Friday night when Clyde police stopped-fJve_of thejooys^ln a ear that had been~spotted"twohTgnHT"" earlier at a place where one of the thefts took place; A decision to launch a 323,000 building fund campaign to construct an educational building was made by the Clyde Christian Church and will be earned over a three-year period; Harry Russell, Jr. underwent surgery in Toledo St. Vincent's hospital yesterday morning for injuries suffered Tuesday in a one- car wreck on State. Route 101 _ north of Clyde. October 10 — A group of 12 mothers and members of the PTA' invited themselves to the Village Council meet Friday night and demanded action to help eliminate, . the speeding, reckless driving, and other dangerous traffic hazards which they report exist with the village and endangers the lives of children going home from school as well as other people; Going into the third week, the Clyde Community Chest Fund Drive has only reached 31637.43 toward'the 38,000 goal; Miss_ Sue Jackson, Clyde's 1957 Homecoming Queen, wiR be crowned Saturday night at halftime ceremonies of the Fremont St. Joseph-Clyde football game to climax a weekend of homecoming festivities including a burning In effigy, pep session, and dance; Clyde Board of Education recently authorized a survey be made by the Ohio Department of Trades and Industries for the purpose of determining the educational needs,, present and future. In these areas. October 17 — The Influenza outbreak continued to make deeper cuts into school attendance here yesterday when reports disclosed that there were 194 children absent from classes In the Clyde public schools; At the November S election this year Sandusky county residents will decide the. fate of the County Home for the Aged, whether It will be renovated, a hew hdme constructed, or left as Is; Clyde PTA wiU sponsor Its annual Fall Festival, October 21 at the school on Vine street: Mrs. E. B. Strong was elected president of District Four of the Daughters -of Union Veterans of the- Civil War at a district meeting of the group in Toledo Monday; Norman.. . Thayer has leased the Cities Service station and property formerly occupied by Harry Ernsberger and the Clyde Auto Supply; Only 11- 646.11 has been received in the- Clyde donmimilty-"-Ch«t"" Fund Drive, which came to a close Saturday night. October 24 —_Plans ore to make this year's drivp fosjthe UNICEF children's fund the biggest and best campaign effort to date. The porchlight solicitation will be handled by the youngsters on October 28 as they go from; door to door asking for funds for the nation's underprivileged children; Clyde voters, at the November 5 election, wfll mark ballots for village coundlmen; Board of Education members, County court Judges, Green Creek township trustees, Sandusky County Home bond Issue, and proposed amendments to the State Constitution; A 32,00(1 check from Whirlpool Cor- poratlon, Clyde Division, has pushed the Community . Cheat Fund Drive to 34,381.61, a little rer halfway to the 38.000 goal. October 31 — Tonight h.the big Hallowe'en celebration sponsored by Clyde Community Council and which includes costume Judging, a parade of decorated floats and vehicles, ' tea turned- characters, n short downtown program, and the distribution of free cider and doughnuts; Village eminctlmen learned at their October 18 meel that the municipality must pay 8330 Into the Volunteer Firemen's Dependent Funds which . under a new law that went Into , effect replaces Firemen's Indemnity Funds;. Clyde Public Library will display 137 new books tor National Book Week. November 4 to November 10; Absenteeism In Clvde and area school* due to
|Title||Clyde Enterprise Year in Review 1957|
|Description||The January 9, 1958, issue of the Clyde (Ohio) Enterprise listed the events that took place in 1957 by month.|
|Date of Original||January 9, 1958|
|Submitting Institution||Clyde Public Library|
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Headlines Recount Events Of Busy Year In Clyde Community During 1951
One seldom (om into the activity at the 'New. Year without looking back over the outgoing year
to recall and usually remtniaee
| about the' events that have made
: the news.
It's been a. ihoit eventful
year for the village of Clyde.
■with the new change of government, new businesses, construction
and general renovation throughout
the village, and everyone'
ber one topic of conversation —
the weather, which has been quite
unpredictable for the whole 13
Man y of the names And happenings that made The Enterprise
front page during 1857 have been
chaonologically arranged hi the
following paragraphs for
Joyment of our readers. For one
last time, here's 1097 as
January 3 '— Lee Myers and
Associates, Inc., announced the
purchase of property formerly
- cupied by .the Camp Grand Tourist Court, located on' u. S. Route
30, from Mrs. L. A. Harris and
Mr. and Bars. Tom Wllbert; "Blue
1! Crutch Day" held as first .
Hon campaign in 19S7 March of
Dimes Drive; Clyde Board of Ed'
ucatlon authorized Clerk Bush
Richmond to negotiate a 1100,000
loan necessary for payment
bills and a bank note due last
year, and to meet the December
payroll .at the school; Willow
Theatre taken over by Robert J.
Nuhn and John E. Keller who
operate a theatre In Vermilion:
January. 10. — A quorum -of
Clyde's Charter Framing Coromis-