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*~~ ■> -,-'"~ ''^-y*;W^';?^^>^-V^**^>^"**?i<'ils '--^ ?v£ sf^r'*c yyr.;."-"" ■'~ iW -£?^s^-V-r" ■tjw^T--rr^-','' - -~ *,VV' >■-;' ? ' r '*" -BACJC THE ATTACK IP Ligfii And Darkness ~ These are the days for faith to be strong and courage high. Some people have come to believe more in the darkness of the.world and the power of evil than in the light and the overcoming: power of good. Of course, the pessimists da have the best of the argument if we leave God and religion out of ^ the world. But when we look at life through the eyes of God W we' discover important truths and see the world in its proper perspective. " '' Our religion teaches us that God always sends help to men 'in the time of their greatest need, in their darkest hour; and that far from being out of place in a world at war, the message- of Christ has always been most needed ' and hiost clearly understood when the world was in despair. God did not send Christ into a world that was peaceful and serene. God sent Him into a world that was in desperate need.- We usually think of the birth of Christ in connectio xwthr angels and shepherds and. a star, but we forgot about Caesar Augustus and Herod. Caesar Augustus was Rome's firSt Hitler. He was raised to power with the irresistible backing' of his own private army. He formed a government with himself at 4;he head in order to meet a national emergency, real or trumped-up. He next liquidated by assassination three hundred senators and two thousand army leaders, enemies of the state. He then confiscated land ahd cities, redistributing the territory among his friends. jHe.'was not only Dictator,.but he.was reelected^eyery year. And feing Herod of. Jerusalem was the same "type, on a smaller iscale. He got his appointment through "political influence" and kept it through.murder. The Bibical-tale of the slaughter of , t#e'infanfcC^a.s one of Herod's smaller,, qi'imes,- too. insignificant -to 'be Jfientioned in the official records, He" murdered peoplerand' innocent children. ""- Christ came"into a world ruled by these two gentlemen, a world not any prettier than our own, a world of slavery, of cruelty, of ruthlessness, of violence, a sick world full of ignorance, of hopelessness and of sin. But it was just because the world was so dai'k that it 4fy needed more than ever the light of Christ. If there were no darkness in the world there would be no need for light; if there were no illness in the world there would be no need for a physician; if there were no ignorance iruthe world there Y<raid De no nee(j for a teacher; if there were no sin in the world there would be no need for a saviour; if there were no imperfections in the world there would be no need for ideals. Bjit darkness and sickness and ignorance and sin are with us. Shall we therefore refuse to receive Christ, our only. hope of salvation? Just when, we need it most shall we refuse to listen to the Christian message? On the contrary, just because the world is dark that message shines more brightly than ever before. A Gift of Gratitude There was a story in the paper the other, morning which couldn't have happened any place but in America and which to my mind expresses beautifully the spirit that is America. An original parchment manuscript of the Bill of Rights, embodying the early amendments to the Constitution of the United States, affirming freedom of speech, religion, press $nd assembly, was presented to the Library of Congress— . not by a descehdent of one the signers', not by "a man whose |^ forefathers fought.in the War of the Revolution—but by a second generation American, the son of immigrant parents. This gift was made in the spirit of gratitude for the freedom which its donor's parents found here; that freedom which he himself so enjoyed and cherished. What could be more expressive of America than that the son of immigrants could have progressed to such a point of financial independence in this country as to be able to purchase such f rare item ? And whal^ could be more fitting than that he, an Amercian by birth, commemorated the memory of his parents, 'Americans by choice','by giving to the American people this great manuscript ? • In accepting the parchment, the Librarian of- Congress wrote: "The manuscript of the Bill of Rights is the only one of the basic American documents needed to complete our foldings. I can think'of no act of generosity to the people pf the United States which would have more meaning at this £ime or to be more/widely appreciated than the gift of that particular document." ' . "It is a particularly significant thing that the manuscript of the Bill of Rights should have been given back to the American people, by one to whom tiie Bill of Rights has jneant so, much.. ... But, after all," that is America: A nation founded not on |r, - a code of laws, of regulations and restrictions, but upon a 7 Bill of Rights for all people. A land that has given refuge to the downtrodden and depressed" peoples from all nations, . affording those who had intelligence and energy the opportunity of becoming useful citizens of a brave new world- A country where the least may become "the greatest, where $ach has the power to make a contribution to the common melting pot. . * We Americans have cause for gratitude not only for this gift but for the fact tbat pur nation, our way of Hfe/lnspired : the gift. In accenting it, let us in our own hearts pledge ^urselves to. the continuation-and implementation^of-*that ^If-same. Bill of Rights so that it may serve as a pillar of *Ioud by- day and a pillar of fire by night to countless gen- eration yet. to;folloHF.^ ....,.,. ,.:,. -., _ . , _ -.. Vol. 21—No. 14 NORTH CANTON, OH30, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 1944 $2.00-PEE YEAR Local Officals Give Imports At Council Meeting At the regular meeting of North Canton Council Monday night Mayor Guy W. Price .gave the December summary report which showed that a total of "$212.00 had been collected. $100.50 of.that was collected in fines and costs, $4.00 in permits, $25.00 in licenses and $82.50 in state fines. *. The fire chief. Harry Mohler, reported 24 regular meetings for 1943; 9 fire calls in the village, 4 of them to grass fires, 2 to automobiles, 1 to a garage, 1 to a restaurant and 1 to a-poultry house. Lose on buildings was estimated at $505.00, on contents $277.50 and-* oh auto and contents $350.00. There were 30 outside calls, 7 of them to dwellings, 3 to barns, 1 to a poultry building, 1 to a garage, 1 to an auto, 1 lo a school building and 16 caused by grass, rubbish, etc. Approximately 25 miles were traveled to the village fires and 460 miles to those outside. 94 "gallons of gasoline -were used, 2450 feet of D. J. C. R. L. 2 1-2 in. hose and 1020 feet of D. J. CR. Ll 1-2 in hose New equipment purchased during the year included 2 all-service masks one 1 1-2 in hose expander, steel rings and minor equipment, and 2 red flasher lights. AH hose was tested and changed 3 times and auxiliary firemen -were trained throughout the year. Council committees for i'Mi are as follows: finance committee. Logan W. Becher, chairman, Orrin F. Gill and Otis C Jester; street and alley committee, Orrin F Gill, chairman, H. J. Ginther and Logan """""". Becher; safety committee, Otis C. Jester, chairman, Roy B. Wenger and Emery E. Starks; ordinance and rules, Emery E. Starks, chairman, Roy B. Wenger and H. J Ginther; fire and light. Logan W. Becher, chairman, Orrin F. Gill and Emery E. Starks; sewer committee, Otis C. Jester, chairman, Roy B. Wenger and Logan W. Becher. Municipal property committee, H. J. Ginther, chairman, Logan W. Becher, and Otis C. Jester; garbage, park and athletics committee, Roy B. Wenger, chairman, Emery E. Starks and Orrin F. Gill. North Canton Man Injured In Crash Sunday morning al 5 o'clock Oliver B. Ru.ssell, of RD 3. Canton, who was driving a Red Star Transit' Co. tractor-trailer truck, had driven into a driveway on route 8 one-fourth mile north of Greentown, when" "the rear of the trailer was struck by a car. The driver of the car was Harrv R. Baus, of 129 Maple st, North Canton. Mr. Baus was driving south on the highway and did not see the trailer in time to keep from striking it. He suffered a deep laceration of the throat and lower lip. He was taken to Mercy hospital for treatment. Edgefield P-T. A. To Change Meeting Place Due to the fact that the auditorium of Edgefield schoql is undergoing repairs,-the Edgefield P. T. A. will hold the regular meeting in Christ Community cburch.jat the corner of 35th and Cleveland at 8 o'clock Tuesday evening, February 1. The Pre-school Mothers,' Study group will present a candlelight service, honoring Founder's Day, which is observed every year. The Senior Choir of the Christ Community church will sing a group of Stephen Collins Foster melodies in costume. The fourth grade mothers will serve refreshments. The eecutive board meeting will be held at 7:30 preceding the regular meeting. LOYAL DAUGHTERS WILL MEET FEB. 2 Mrs. M. M. Mohler and her daughter, Mrs. Clarence Rohrer will be hostesses to the Loyal Daughters class of Zion Lutheran church, on THE EDITOR RIJCEIWS SOME V-MAIL An interesting and" humorous V- mail letter written to the editor by- Lieut, (j; g.) I)onjal_d ,-L. Hyde on Christmas day "'from' sprnewher.e In, the South ".Pacific, was received- January 25. Lieut..(j. g.) Hyde of the.U. S. Navy, is the son of~Mrs. Ruth Hyde, who is employed at the Schafer-Messerly Drug store. The letter -follows.— \ Dear Editor: Just received Oct. 20,.issue of -The Sun and wish to convey my appreciation of your excellent editorial "44 Million JHead- aches." -You.hit the nail on the,head- .1 certainly, can't .figure mine out, arid quite agree with yOu. "T_omorrow!s Job" also gets the nod .from .me. Am living quitd .comfortably in a tent these days, with a "few ants, lizards, rats, gopney birds .and (recently) hotmit crabs fpr pets. They" are all very considerate-aujf'quiet. I say comfortable, as have rigged up shower using an old oil drum, and ditto "furniture" from - packing crates. Also running water in foxhole at every rain. ■■ Newspapers are rare, and yours is reailLbY.quite a few men after I finish with it. 5o many thanks for your kindness, ^and a Happy New Year. ' " - ..D.L. Hy.de. Opiomists Decide What To Do With Hitter . The North Canton Optimist club held its, regular meeting Wednesday, January 39th, at the Community: building. The feature of the evening was a discussion by ten members, of what disposition should be] made of Herr Hitler and his henchmen after the war. Ed Lowry and Lcs Achaucr were captains with four helpers each. The boys, really told what should rightly be done to punish these snpermen, but it was surprising that each speaker ended up by stating that we must, be broad minded enough to see the human side of this and not be too vindictive. Practically all members - were present, together with several guests and prospective members. Refreshments were served, and every. one enjoyed the social portion 'of "the' meeting. The next regular meeting will be February 2nd. .at 7-.30, with Mr. W. I. Mutchmore giving a talk- on the Indian, and his own experiences while traveling with different groups of boys from his classes, which he has done at the close of each school year for ' several. years. This promises to be very interesting, and as we are still open for charter members, we invite any "men who might be interested in a service and social club to meet with us, and get the particulars of the set up." Rotary News Carl Kamp, instructor in auto repairing at Timken Vocational High school addressed the North Canton Rotao club meeting in the high school Thursdav evening, Jan. 20. He spoke on "Vocational Training' Charles M. Royer. Jr. Charles M. Royer Jr. 31, died Thursday afternoon in "his home ,at Middlebranch- after a* three'day illness of pneumonia..A.liffe resident of that community? he'Ciwas a member of First Brethren church' and employed at the" Diamond Portland Cement Co. '-.*'" Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Josephine Moock -Royer.; one son, Michael of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. M. "Royer Sr. of Middlebranch, and one,sister, Mrs. Paul Kinzie of Corvallis, Oregon. The body was at the wackerly parlors and taken 'to ^the home on Saturday at 4 p. m. Funeral rites were held Monday1 at 2 p. Vn. in the "Let 'Em Have It" With Fourth Loan Bonds FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDS TO CALL AT POHEGA FARM The North Canton Volunteer Fire Department sped to the Poh- ega Farm on Center rd., belonging to H."W. Hoover; in response to a call received at 12:45 a. 'mi. Tuesday, January 25. The fire was started by a heater and developed in a gas regulator. It was discovered by the care •taker who reported it. The blaze was quickly extinguished but the 'firemen waited there a while to make sure .there was no recurrence of the danger. Home Nurses Class Meets Mrs. R. T. Shipley, of Canton, drew a class of twenty-seven Friday night when she began instructions in Home Nursing in the Community building. Mrs. Shipley issued textbooks and appointed Mrs. Dick Lash as secretary before starting the first of a series of twelve lessons. She lectured on "Influenza" and "Rabies" because of the timeliness of the subjects right now when nearly every one is suffering from influenza in one form or another and when there are rabies epidemics in nearby communities. Her lecture was followed by practical instruction in bed making, with the class showing aptitude in mitering corners. The second of the lessons will be , &i,ii ■ Make A War Bond Your Grenade &"&?. *Gf B." Se^ in I^» ™>y! J*™^,3 ^ «* charge with cemetery. burial in Warstler MRS. TEEPLE REPORTS THEFT , While Mrs. Lawrence Teeple, of RD 7. North Canton, had" her car parked at the Allegheny garage, 200 Walnut ave., NE, Canton, -Friday night," two jackets were stolen from it. Mrs. Teeple reported the theft to police and three young boys were taken into custody to be held for the (•hild welfare bureau Wednesday, Feb. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Ward Mathic, program chairman the Mohler home at 016 Portage st. introduced the speaker. Judge Graham Speaker for P-T. A Founder's Day the past presidents of the association for Founder's day. Th'o past presidents include .E. C. Roberts. Conrad Traut, Claire Studer, Mrs. Charle- Short). Mrs. W. D. Trott and Mrs. L" K ^Vcheson. (.citrnde Harvey Dick will give several \ocal selections She will be North Canton P-T A. will meet at 7-30 in the High school building the evening -of February 8. It will be" the forty-t.e\cuUi .inuwersary of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers. ' Judge Graham vv ill be the guest speaker, using as his topic "Court . Experiences," which promises to be 'accompanied by"Mrs. Ruth March, very interesting. j Third and "fourth grade mothers Eldon Basingei will conduct de- I will be hostesses with Mrs. Harmon votionals and honor will be paid to ' and Mrs. Cain as chairmen. Another Post-War "Dream-to-Gome True" RECENT TRAFFIC ISOLATIONS" Five traffic law violators have been' apprehended recently by the North" Canton" police ' department. They include Joseph M. Leahy, of Canton, speeding: joe Kolar, of Dil- lohvale, Ohio, reckless driving; Louis Maricocchi, ' Canton, improper lights; Raymond Taylor, "Canton, speeding; ' and James Constable. Canton, speeding. class members arc asked to give special reports on vitamins. NEW LACTEAL FLUID , DISPENSER IN TOWN Daniel Martin Strausser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Yale Strausser, arrived, to join his brother January 13. After a short sojourn in Aultman hospital ire- arrived home to begin training in consuming as well as dispensing, lacteal fluid, (milk, to you). His father is. the owner and operator of the Orchard Hills Dairy. "Other recent births in this vicinity include a daughter to Mr. and Mrs.' Achillo Rainier, - of -RD. 6; Jan. 8 at Mercy, "daughter to Mr. and " Mrs. Vel'rion E. Evans, of North Canton, Jan. 15 at Mercy; a son to Pfc. and Mrs. Milton Gas- kill, of North Canton, Jan. 17 'at Mercy; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Glen- Garrnan, of North Canton, Jan. 18 at Mercy and a son to Mr. arid Mrs. Richard Jones of Union- town, Jan. 18 at Mercy. "Keep Your Eye on Ihe Balkans" Says Rev. Kutuchief When Rev. Luben Kutuchief. of Uniontown addressed the one hundred and twenty men assembled at the dinner of the Young Men's class of Zion Evangelical and Reformed church Tuesday evening. Jan. 18, he gave a very inspirational and prophetic talk. His subject was "Keep Your Eye On The Balkans," and the audience was very receptive. Rev. Kutuchief knows whereof he speaks, being the son of a prot- estant pastor in Bulgaria where he was born and raised and where he received his early college training. After finishing his training in Bulgaria he came to this country and entered Oberlin Theological seminary. Upon finishing there he took a final year in English at Heidelberg college in Tiffin. He is now pastor of the Union- town-Stiff icld charge of the Evangelical and Reformed church. The chicken dinner was served by members of the Rebecca class of Zion Evangelical and Reformed church. Installation of officers was held. The teachers are Charles Howes and Earl Greenho. W. C. Elson is the class president and the four vice presidents, who also serve as committee heads, are Lester Ashburn, chairman of" attendance, committee; Paul Moledor, program chairman, Sherwood Snyder, chairman of the sick committee and Clarence Mar- quardt, chairman of the refreshment committee. The secretaries'are Marion' Wis- . niewvsfei .and .Mason Wallace and the treasurer "is James" ArcherC " Lgng Family Line Ended With Saloma Lichtenwalter With the passing of Miss Saloma Lichtenwalter several weeks ago, the immediate family bf Joseph Lichtenwalter came to an end. Of pioneer stock, "the Lichtenwatters were hardy and long-lived folks, and were among the earliest settlers in this part of the country. Saloma's paternal great grandfather, Abraham Lichtenwalter, moved with his family from Pennsylvania in 1813, to a spot -in Canton township which is now part of the cify.of Canton, and a'fler'a'long, life was buried in Canton's Rowland cemetery, which now "fronts on East Tuscarawas st. -His son, Jacob, who was Saloma's grandfather, purchased a farm just uest of the center of Jackson township, living there until "his death. Later Joseph Lichtenwalter, who was' "Saloma's father, purchased the farm, living his entire life there. He married Mary Ann Braticher, whose parents Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Braucher and their family had also migrated from Pennsylvania, coming from Somerset county in 1824. They settled a little.east of the center of Jackson township, where Mary Ann Braucher was born,' raised, and married. - - To the union of Mary. Ann Braucher and Joseph Lichtenwalter were born five children. "." Saldma, Ida, Warren. Orrin and Leo. "Warren and Orrin >vere twins"but, Warren died in infancy. » , ., -Joseph Lichtenwalter died at the age of 00 on July 25. 19M, and his widow Mary Ann moved to North Canton with Saloma ahd'Orrin. Mrs. Lichtenwalter passed away Jan. 13, 1939 at the age of one hundred two •md a half 3 ears. Orrin. who was just four'Aa}1* past bis ninetieth birthday;' dred" "July "3'J, 1943 anflTSaloina", who was 84 on November 5. "i943, followed him in December. - - - The entire family" is buried in Mudbrodfc ' cemetery in Jackson township. Thus ends a family -of sturdy pioneers; High School Dramatic Club Presents 'Night Must Fall' The Dramatic Club, under the di- Hobeit. Jean Ellsworth, Maiy rection of Miss Dorothy Neff. is Frank, Helen Wallace .-md Cathenne .. .. . ,. r ..-NT- t. I-Price; properties. Caiohnc Hassmg- working on the production of Night cr. Doris Rentier. Uelvin Baker Must Fall," a three act play, which ! Mark Rubiight. Richard Rohrer is to be presented February 24 and, 23. "Night Must Fall," written by Emlyn "Williams, is a diama of unusual inteiest and originality. It if, a. psychological thriller, the study of a cold-blooded murderer, ••'hose actions prove to be both >thrililing and terrifying. , The production staff, which i= busily securing make-up properties, pubbcitj. and those things necessary for a "good' presentation, includes the following students: Stage managers, Angela La Rocco and lean Jones; make-up assistants. Betty The Fourth War Loan Drive challenges American civilians to raise $14,000,000,000—an average of $1,400 (*ach for approximately 10,000,000 Americans in the armed forces. Included is the $3,000,000,000 E Bond goal which itself adds up to S300 for every serviceman and woman from "this county'.atfcf 3,000 counties in the United States. Although the War Bond fltpney is used all along the line, /rpiri "mine to factory, munitlpns pl?nt to :bat- tlefront, the amount sought 'seems less staggering, and has more rnpan- ing, when'it is measured against the number of men arid women in uniform. War Bond volunteers and the genr eral community are urged to keep the comparison in mind as citizens here join in the nation-wide effort to get everybody's pocketbook back of the attack on nation's enemies." And when our turn comes to huy those extra Bonds, let's take our-cue from a Fourth War Loan" ppster slogan, "Let 'Em Have It" Although this community helped Ohio set a national record in the previous campaign, the Fourth W^r Loan will require even greater'ef- fort here and throughout the state, campaign information shows. ■Ohioans must purchase 533,000,000 more Series E War Bonds than in September to reach the state's $174,- 000,000 goal in these denominations. The state was first in the 48 to cross its September goal of 3>698,r 000,000, but was outdistanced' by others in purchase of the "people's" E bonds. While its over-all quota of ,$672,000,000 this time is lower, Ohios' E Bond task is over IS percent greater. More people must be solicited and more people must buy Bonds here and in the state and nation in this campaign between now and Feb. 15. Only 50 percent of Americans were personally solicited in September, and only 38 out of every 100 Americans bought. In the- Fourth War Loan everybody is called to make back-the-at- tack War Bond purchases. Driv; organizations are urged to have vol-, unteers "see all the people" .and enlist millions of additional pocket- books in the drive, for victory, - ' Mrs. R". W. Ramsey' is'locaLgenr eral chairman and is assisted by Mrs. Walter Trott, president, and Mrs. A. Clarke Miller, vice president of the North Canton Woman's club. Forest Oberlin, of the American Legion, Mrs. W. H. Gray of the Legion Auxiliary, Mrs. Smith Witr ter of the North Canton P-T. A., Mrs. Lester J. Hess, oil St. Paul's P-T. A. and Otis Jester of the Rotary club. Head of Five Generations Dies George C. Oyster, who at one time resided with his son John M. Oyster of Mt. Pleasant, died Sunday at the home of another son, Frank F. 03-ster of Alliance, following an ill* nes-s of three weeks. Had he lived until February 4th he would have reached 82 years of age. Except for the few years he lived at North Canton, his entire life was spent in the vicinity of Alliance. At the time of his death he was a retired farmer. His wife and two sons preceded him in death. Besides the two sons with whom he had lived, he is survived by two other sons, Lloyd C;. and Theodore R. of near Alliance; four daughters, Mrs. Iva Mattie-, Mrs. Ohrea Hoff and Mrs. Alta Keysterk, dll of near Alliance, and Mrs. Martha Bryan, of New Baltimore; 22 grandchildren; 18 greatgrandchildren and two great-great-, grandchildren. One sister, Mrs. Ida Morris of Salem also survives. Funeral services were held Wed> nesday at 2 p. m. in the Cassidy and Turkle parlors in Alliance with Rev. Diller of Emanuel Reformed church, Mliance. officiating. Burial was in the Alliance City cemetery. Mr.' Oyster was well known _ in North Canton, having attended Zion Evangelical and Reformed church. He had a number of other relatives here besides his son. JOE GUENTHER STUMPS CHESS EXPERT During a chess exhibition held in the Community building Wednesday night, Jan. 19, in which T- M. Andal- man, chess expert of Akron played twenty-five people at the same time, •Joe Gunether, North Canton High school student, was the one who took away the game which was the only one lost by the expert. Mr. Andalman played the assembly by moving from board to board. He will be available for four lessons at low cost, which will begin soon after the first of February. Any person wishing to register for the lessons may do so at the desk in the Community building before Feb. 1. A good crowd of spectators was present at the 'exhibition and enjoyed it greatly. Refreshments were served by the Community building staff, members. Betty Wallace. Harold Duryec, Rose Marie Zengler. Helen Wallace and Thelrra. Ruth; lighting, Polly Hess; sound effects. John Mevers: business managers. Carol Price and Joy Warburton: posters. Franco Seng- licrnur. Bill Roberts and Kenneth Fr\e: publicity. Caroline Hassinger. The members of the cast arc: Charlotte Lichti. Mar\ Frances Gill. Doris Trachsel. Marilyn Smith, Donna Jean Harman. Barbara Dorn, Ed Bierly. Don Stover. Eleanor Patterson. Ellen Hobert. Gene Shook. Man White. Dolores Kintz. Ken Fr\e and Jack Humbert. Printing New Guinea Gold LOCAL LADIES ATTEP0 SORORITY BREAKFAST Miss Kathryu Beck, Miss Jean Morrison and Miss Marj- Evans attended the' Beta Be£% ChapteV of Delta Kappa :Gatnma_breakfast held on-' Saturday in" the Alliance Wom- --X±-t.:zM. S ?'--r-C* " tt'^-'^.^^.O, I, CLINTONVTLLE, WIS.—Ice and snow need no longer delay civilian performance of tasks that formally could be acooiriplished only on skis or sinowshoes or with a dog team and sledge . . . after the war. The FWD company here has announced that as soon as the war ends it will market the <motar toboggan, shown above, to speed delivery of supplies and, arrival pf mercy services in areas previously almost inac- _'an"s~cTub." ■cessible because of 4eep "Snow. At present the entire out-put of these The program was presented by ^^ft#t?^^^^S'^'?f?»; ^Scnools15 & %^%ZA of communications, Reconnaissance, ambulance seTgice-and hauling; of. supervisor-of music" in the Alliance supplies. But after "the-war physicians, trappers, woedsmen, sportsmen, public'-schooJs ami 'instructor, of pub- .power and telephone-line patrols, forest rangers ^1*^4. <m this >j|>gg SmS^'I Wproc^ -motor tabc«ipan-for^^^d;^e. transportation. .. - ..'.. £gy,|§g «m2P°i S-l.^gS?" NEW .GUINEA—These quick-fingered natives aided by Australian soldiers, eixe shown hand-setting headlines, printing and proof-reading copy for the New Guinea Gold, the four - page newspaper published 6ince_ November* 1942, for. the. newS-hurxgry fighting men stationed] in New; Guinea, The paper contains news, gossip from the home front and .<rib*r-ijifc» of infMa»tio*t desired by boys far-from home* Octogenarian Passes Away Theodore G. Modroo, 80, died Tuesday evening in his home at Uniontown. He is survived by four laughters, Letella, Pauline and Anita at home, and Mrs. Iris Stetler of A.kron; two sisters, Miss Adelia Modroo and Mrs. Anna Gifford, both of Cleveland; two brothers, Henry of Warrensville and Charles of Chagrin Falls; two grandchildren and one great grandchild. Services will be held Friday at 2:3d p." m. at the Myers funeral home in Greentown in charge of Rev. Darold Hackler. Burial will be in Greenlawn cemetery, Uniontown. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p. m. Thursday. TOKEN APPLICATIONS MUST BE MADE Retail food dealers are reminded again that they must file applications immediately for ration tokens which they will need when the token plan goes into effect February 27. Most dealers already have filed applications with their banks for the initial supply of tokens which they estimated . they would need. OPA urges those who. have not done so to obtain token request forms, from wholesalers, trade associations or local War Price and ^Rationing Boards and file them at their banks at-once*; • • ------ -
|Title||The Sun, 1944-01-26|
|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton Public Library|
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-BACJC THE ATTACK
Ligfii And Darkness
~ These are the days for faith to be strong and courage
high. Some people have come to believe more in the darkness
of the.world and the power of evil than in the light and the
overcoming: power of good. Of course, the pessimists da have
the best of the argument if we leave God and religion out of
^ the world. But when we look at life through the eyes of God
W we' discover important truths and see the world in its proper
" '' Our religion teaches us that God always sends help to
men 'in the time of their greatest need, in their darkest
hour; and that far from being out of place in a world at war,
the message- of Christ has always been most needed ' and
hiost clearly understood when the world was in despair. God
did not send Christ into a world that was peaceful and
serene. God sent Him into a world that was in desperate
need.- We usually think of the birth of Christ in connectio
xwthr angels and shepherds and. a star, but we forgot about
Caesar Augustus and Herod. Caesar Augustus was Rome's
firSt Hitler. He was raised to power with the irresistible
backing' of his own private army. He formed a government
with himself at 4;he head in order to meet a national emergency, real or trumped-up. He next liquidated by assassination three hundred senators and two thousand army leaders,
enemies of the state. He then confiscated land ahd cities,
redistributing the territory among his friends. jHe.'was not
only Dictator,.but he.was reelected^eyery year. And feing
Herod of. Jerusalem was the same "type, on a smaller iscale.
He got his appointment through "political influence" and
kept it through.murder. The Bibical-tale of the slaughter of
, t#e'infanfcC^a.s one of Herod's smaller,, qi'imes,- too. insignificant -to 'be Jfientioned in the official records, He" murdered
peoplerand' innocent children.
""- Christ came"into a world ruled by these two gentlemen,
a world not any prettier than our own, a world of slavery,
of cruelty, of ruthlessness, of violence, a sick world full of
ignorance, of hopelessness and of sin.
But it was just because the world was so dai'k that it
4fy needed more than ever the light of Christ. If there were no
darkness in the world there would be no need for light; if
there were no illness in the world there would be no need for
a physician; if there were no ignorance iruthe world there