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Must We Have Strikes? Not many years ago the workers in cojal mines were paid njggfardly wages. The labor unions broke up the game of selfish owners of anthracite and bituminous coal mines. The early strikes called by the United Mine Workers were justified, and they were so reasonable that wages increased. But the time came when annual strikes were precipitated for very doubtful reasons. In this year 1945, with a great world war still banging- heavily over the United States, most everybody feels that strikes of all kinds are out of order. What have we got a Labor Department for, anyway? Unless that Department can be operated to control labor disputes it should be abolished—not only on account of its own useless- ness, but for the further reason of ridding the country of the ridiculous method by which .another Cabinet Officer, the head of the Interior Department, drops into the game and takes over the mines for the Government, while at the same time stabilization directors, war labor boards and brass-hats, edge in and add to the confusion. ■i,- Let's hope that a way can be developed to prevent labor W strikes during and after the war. * Meet the Gumbatsu Meet the Gumbatsu—and you'll leam something. Gumbatsu is the name the Japanese give to the clique of high ranking soldiers, industrialists, wealthy landowners and members of the imperial household. The Gumbatsu control Japan absolutely. Through the influence of the Gumbatsu the Japanese are indoctrinated with the thought—kill or be killed. They are not afraid to die. On the contrary, death on the field of battle for the Emperor is a one way ticket to the Japanese idea of heaven. There is no finer death, or assurance of a delightful after-life, to the Japanese soldier, w By the most recent count we have killed about 100,000 Japs antf only a handful of prisoners have been taken. The Jap soldier prefers death to capture. The Gumbatsu have sold the Japanese on the theory they constitute the Master Race, with 70 million Japs lording it over the 400 million conquered slaves scattered all over the ejnpn-p. the second largest in the world! It will take sacrifice on our part to lick the Gumbatsu. Thought you'd like to meet them. A Place of Refuge "Only the mind cannot be sent into exile." Though Ovid rwrote that centuries ago, like all truths, it is ageless. <<r Again and again in the history of our nation, it has been proven to us. Wave after wave of exiles from the strife, the hatreds, the discriminations and the persecutions of over- cluttered Europe, have helped to settle and to build the nation which we hold to be the finest on earth. Those who have come recently we call "refugees." However, this phrase wrongly sets them apart. Perhaps some among them are but refuge-seekers. Perhaps the minds of some are still overseas in their erstwhile homes. But these are but few among the great numbers who come here in the same spirit as our own ancestors—because America is the land of promise, the land where a rnian might still be free before his conscience and his God. Their bodies may have gone into 'exile, butt their minds have enriched the country to which they have come. Expressive of these Americans by choice, Earl Harrison, formerly United States Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization, once told a story which so impressed me that 1 want to repeat it here: "A few weeks ago a leading attorney in one of our large cities was addressing a group of foreign-born petitioners who d-were about to be sworn in as American citizens. The speaker /opened his address by saying that he was going to read several lines from the Preamble to the Consitution. As soon as he started, almost the entire group of petitioners—more than two hundred strong—recited in unison and from memory the lines he was reading. Incidentally, the man who reported the incident said that the speaker was about the only one in th|at room who had to read that part of the Preamble." In commenting on his story, Mr. Harrison continued. "The days of unrestricted immigration are probably gone forever. But in the light of our history and the fine record made here by' those who have come from other lands, we will undoubtedly keep our gates reasonably open. From the humanitarian point of view, we cannot do otherwise; from the point of selfj interest, new immigrants would be giving our country the strength that the infusion of new blood always brings to it, geared to the necessity of fighting for a democratic way of life; new Americans who, thanks to the colossal stupidity of the Nazi regime are rapidly enrichening our nation with the fruits of their skills and their brains. There can be no doubt about the goals these people share in common with the rest of our population." "Only the mind cannot be sent into exile." Let us rejoice that throughout our history America has been the refuge of the best from all nations and from all peoples. VOL. 22—No. 31 NORTH CANTOjN, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 1945 $2.00 PER YEAR Fifty-six Students Win Places in District in Scholarship Test Three Place Among First Ten Students in State in Open Competition; 27 Rank in State According to School Classification Fifty-six North Canton high school students placed in the district in the general scholarship exams in April, while 27 of that number received scores high enough to receive a rating in the state. Three of these students, Richard Studer, Margaret Smith and Thelma Huth, received scores so high that they placed among the top students throughout the state, regardless of the type of school they attend. The other scores are rated according to the classifica tion of the school. Richard Studer, placing first in the district and first in the state in school classification, placed 10th in the state in open competition with all other students in Pre-flight Aeronautics. Margaret Smith who placed first in the district and the state in French 1, was fifth in the state in open competition and Thelma Huth, who was second in the district and third in the state, was 9th in open competition, also in French 1. All three1 students received gold medals for their scholarship. In biology four students who placed in both district and state were Mark Rubright, second in district and fifth in state; Bill Lerch, third in district and ttlth in state; Lei and Green, fourth in district and 18th in state; and Mildred Walker, fourth in district and ISth in state. Dean Smith was seventh in- the district, John McCamant" 10th ir. district and Jewel Shehk 11th in district in biology. Richard Rohrer and Donald Wendell also took the biology test. In chemistry ten students took the test, four of them placing in the state and six in the district. Those placing in the state were Maud Hodgman, sixth; John Bernard, eighth; Folden Stumpf, eighth; and June Bear, 16th. Dolores Newell was seventh in the district and Billye Blunk, eighth. Others who took the test were John Combs, James Yonally, James Boettler, and Richard Streby. Although 10 students took the General Science test, none of them placed in either district or state competition. Those taking the test were Thomas Braucher, Robert 'Zieger, James,Neff,■ Blair Zimmer- :,riAi,>Ronald Hushour, Bill Liebtag, Barry Soundy, James Heckaman, William Schreckengost and Niies Baab. Robert Ebel placed 10th in the district and 14th in the state in physics. Others who took the test but did not place were Arthur Schneider, Richard Studer, Walter Schlemmer and Rollin Reiss. Of the eight students who took the test in algebra I, four placed in the district. They were Shirley De Muesy, ninth; Gloria Gloor, 15th; William Owens. 15th; and William Smith, '15th.. The other four stu^ dents were Niles Baab, William Schreckengost, ILeland Schneider, and Robert Warburton. Jack Kintz placed eighth in the state in Algebra 2 and Joan Bro eske was ninth in the district. Oth ers who took the test were- Richard Mohler, Richard Streby, Ho ward McCamant, Alvie Fye, Jack Masline and Jean Ellsworth. -In plane geomety Bill Lerch placed seventh in the state. John McCamant was eighth in the dis trict and Leland Green, 10th. Oth er-- wlio took the test were Gene Willamae, Donald Wendell, Dean Smith, Howard Clarke and Mark Rubright. In addition to Richard Studer. who took the pre-flight aeronautics tests, Lois Littlei and James Roberts tied for fourth place in district competition and Robert Carlson and Alvie Fye also took the test. Thelma Huth was 13th in the state in American history, Howard McCamant was 7th in the district and Shirlev Fichtner 12th. Donna Seemann and Lois Little also took the test. In World History, Harold Durvee was 10th in the state and Maxine Detimore 11th in the district. Eleanor Willis and Marilyn Weaver also competed. Richard L'raucher was high man for North Canton in Senior social studies, placing sixth in the state. Arthur Schneider also placed in thc state, ir. l'lth place. Jack Humbert was fifth in the district and Robert (Continued on Page Three) First Army Nurses Arrive on Okinawa Officers Installed at Final Woman's Club Meeting on Monday The North Canton Senior Woman's club held its final meeting of the year Monday evening in Zion Evangelical and Reformed church. The program was opened with an organ prelude by Mrs. Leo Shilling and a vocal solo was presented by Miss Nancy Witter. Mrs. Orrin Gill, music chairman, presented Miss Ruth Ann Lorius, pianist, of Canton and Mrs. Paul Daneker, vocalist. Mrs. C. C. Coons, program chairman, introduced Mrs. Ethel Jane Kagey, dramatist who gave several selections. Mrs. Foster Crawford installed the new officers for the coming year. They are Mrs. E. J. Cathon, president; Mrs. L.K. Acheson," first, and Mrs. Harley Myers, second vice president; Mrs. C. ^R. Jackson, recording secretary; Mrs. Walter Dorn, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Gilbert Smith, treasurer; Mrs. W. M. Streby, historian and Mrs. W. F. Healy, reporter. Mrs. A. C. Miller, retiring president, presented Mrs. E. J. Cathon with the president's pin and Mrs. W. D. Trott presented Mrs. Miller with the past president's pin. An informal reception concluded the program. Following the program coffee was served in the recreation room of the church. Mrs. M. E. Beck and Mrs. M. A. Cossaboom presided at the attractively decorated tables. Decorations were in charge of Mrs. Clark Wehl and Miss Esta Stoner. Mrs. W. D. Trott was coffee chairman and Mrs. O. M. Wallace, co-chairman. Receptionists were Mrs. H. O. Saunders and Mrs. A. H. Hobert. Funeral Held Tuesday for Mrs. Sarah Stoner Mrs. Sarah Bachtel Stoner, 86, resident of Mt. Pleasant for many years, died Sunday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Homer Correll two' miles' west Of Ravenna. In addition to her daughter she is survived by one son, Harrison Stoner of R. D. C. North Canton and four grandchildren. She was the widow of the late John B. Stoner, prominent farmer in Stark county. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Myers funeral parlors in Greentown with Rev. M. Dean Marston officiating. Burial was in West Nimishillen cemetery. WASHINGTON, D. C.—Signal Corps Radiophoto—Soundphoto— Among the first army nurses to arrive on Okinawa on May 3rd are left to right: Lt. Margaret Whitton, Chicago, 111., (she has seen 14 months service in Africa and Italy), Lt. Ruth Anderson, Iron Mt., Mich., and Lt. Eleanor Kennedy, Ludlington, Mich. (Tlie nurse on the right is unidentified, War Dept. checking on name now.) English Children Bid Farewell After 5 Years in America Ben Franklin Wrote First War Bond Appeal in 1755 Need for Supplies in French-Indian War Resulted in First Ad; Americans Asked to Support Country in Every War Horner Serving With Franco-American Unit First Sgt. William O. Horner is a member of an Air Depot group selected for duty with the only Franco-American Air Force, the First Tactical. He is first sergeant of an Aviation Quartermaster Truck Co. which hauled the vital supplies needed to keep the First TACAF fighters and hard-hitting medium bombers in the air over Germany. Prior to entering service in October, 1942, he was employed by the Republic Steel Corp. in Canton. He- has been overseas since October, 1043, serving in England before going to the continent. His wife, Mrs. Gloria Horner, resides in Canton. Lorenz Funeral Held Wednesday \« eturning Servicemen About 1,500,000 men of the armed services have already- been returned to civilian life. Probably a considerable portion of them were discharged because they are older men than the services want. What are the chances of the discharged men as they return; to civilian life? Those who have suffered some serious physical or nervous handicap may have some fears of the future, but the excellent training they get is likely to dispel that fear for most of them. Those who lack any such serious' disability are likely to tfee!l new power from new things they have learned, or from hard and difficult and dangerous things they have accomplished. These experiences have stimulated their ambition, and will make them more useful. Employers will be v^ry glad to get them. Daily Vacation Bible School to be Held at Zion Lutheran Church Beginning Monday, May 28 Zion Lutheran Church will conduct a four-weeks Daily Vacation Bible School in the Sunday School rooms of the church. The School will meet each week-day, Monday through Friday, from i>:00 a. tn. until 12:00 noon. In the course of the morning the children will be instructed in Bible stories, hymns, prayers, handwork suitable to the age groups, and there will be a period of supervised recreation. Due to limited facilities only 50 children can be accomodated. This enrollment has already been reached from children in the neighborhood and from members of 'the Sunday School. It is hoped that next year the school can be increased for all who desire to attend to worship, "work, and play in Christian surroundings. Richard Lome-*, 09, died Sunday- night in Mercy hospital a short time after suffering a heart attack in his home on Schneider Rd He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Maude iLorenz of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Hilda Fouse and Louise Marchand of North Canton; two sons, Richard Jr. and Frederick of North Canton; one sister, Mrs. C. N. Carpenter of Canton, and one brother, Harry Lorenz of Canton. Funeral services were held in the home Wednesday afternoon with Rev. M. E. Beck in charge. Burial was in Westlawn cemetery in charge of the Lewis parlors. Lt. Melvin Carpenter Freed From German Prison Gamp May 2 Word has been received in North Canton that Lt. Melvin Carpenter. a prisoner of the Germans, had been liberated on May 2 at Gars, Germanv on the Inn River. In a letter tb his sister he said that he was all right and that he would be home soon. Lt. Carpenter was taken prisoner last December in the German break-through. First reported missing- in action^ he later was reported a prisoner when his sister received a card from hiiri written* in' the prison camp. The largest exodus of English j guest children who arrived in North Canton five years ago is taking place this week and the first of next week as 28 of the boys and girls, now young ladies and gentle men bid their foster families an affectionate farewell. Naturally they are looking forward to going home, but many of them leave regretfully the homes where they have been .members of the family for five years. Those who left England when they were five and six years old will be returning to a country to which they have become strangers. Others, who left as school children will be returning as young men and women, to take an active part in the adult life of their home community. The children were separated into five groups for the trip to New- York where they will embark for England. The first group of six- boys left on Wednesday evening of this week. They included Peter Newbold, 14, who has been residing with;;l&*and Mrs. R. E. Dick-' ev in". JLtrtrJ^mle, and his brother, GeoffrM^^^bold.-ll, -who has been'ilf«&*j*F"--"wth Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Dager of R-*' D. 1, East Canton. They are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Newbold of Greenford, Middlesex. England. The Miller brothers, Donald and Gordan, 12 year old sons of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Miller of Aberdeen, Scotland were in the group which left Wednesdav. Donald lias been residing with Mr. and Mrs. Clavton Garber of R. D. 5, Canton and Gordon has been living- with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Strieby- of R. D. 5, Canton. Peter Mettyear, 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mettyear of Hill- ingdon, Middlesex, who has been livin"- with Mr. and Mrs. William Akins of Alliance, was in the group, as was Victor Warren, 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Warren of Southall. Middlesex. He lived with Mr. and Mrs. Howard Ehlers in Louisville.- His four sisters -will leave Monday to return home. On Saturday the second group of bovs will leave from the Canton depot on the first lap of their long trip home. There are also two sets of brothers in this group. Barry, 15, who has been living with Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Gill, of R. D. 2. Canton, and his" brother, Polierl Soundv. 14, who has -been living with Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Hflin of ni.'? Witwer St.. North fTanton are in the grorrn. Thsy are the sons nf Mr. and Mrs. Ernest. Soundy of Haves, Middlesex. Eleven year old Aithnr Cornish and his. brother, Dennis, 14, will leave with, the jrroup. The sons of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Cornish of Ruislip, Middlesex. Arthur has be-n residing with Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Kline of R D. 7, North Canton and Dennis with Mr. and'Mrs. J'. L. Shroyer of Oth St., North Canton. James Hardy, 12, whose brother, Charles has already returned home, will be with the group. He has heen residing with Mr. and Mrs. Charles DeWalt of R. D. 1, Canton. He is the son of Mr. and'Mrs. Charles Hardy of Hanwell, London. The last one in the group is 11 vear old Brian Newman, foster son "of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Crawford of Alliance. His father, Leonard iN|pw- man, resides in Greenford, Middle- Staff Sgt. Herman White Liberated From German Prison Gamp The nicest present he could have had was oiven to James White of Mt. Pleasant for his birthday this year. That present was the news that his son. Staff Sgt. Herman E. White, reported missing in action since March 30, was safe and well. He had been liberated from a German prison camp on May 1. Sgt. White, a tail gunner on a B-25 was reported missing in action over Germany and the family had had no news of him since that message had arrived. The latest message, bringing deep joy to them was received here on May 18. Since Then New Physical Director Appointed to Position at Community Building S. M. Waddell, coach at New Concord high school for three years has accepted the position as Men's and Boy's Physical Director at the Community building. He will assume his duties here on June 5. Mr. Waddell, graduate of Muskingum college, will succeed Colin Brown, who resigned last November. Since then the work has been handled by Stanley Blunk, who worked part time at the Community building to keep the activities going, while he continued to work full time on his regular job at the Hoover Co. Cut - out Animals on Display at Library A picturesque display of 19 wild and domestic animals are on parade in the children's room of the North Canton library. Fashioned from plywood and painted in their natural colors, the animals give a gay note to the room. The animals were made by Sam Hall and painted by Mrs. William Shuttleworth, assisted by her daughter Nancy and Hildegarde Nobis. Goshorn Speaker at Rotary This Week John Goshorn of Canal Fulton ■will be the guest speaker at the meeting of the North Canton Rotary club this week He will speak on '"Impressions." Last week Clarence Rohrer was guest speaker. He related some of his experiences on a trip west. High School Students Get Awards For Achievement North Canton high school stu-J average student, and been good all- sex. ' . W. G. Vogt will accompany the bovs to New York. The three groups of girls will all leave next Monday.evening on Sep? arate trains tp New York. Tlie first group of six'will leave- af (1:16 p. m. Eighteen year old Jacqueline Gibson, who has been living with Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Peters in Canton and her sister. Audrev 13, foster daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Hyde of Alliance are in the first grout). They are the daughters of Harold Gibson of Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England. Vina Wales, 15. vyho has been living with Mr. and Mrs. Clair Boger on Portage St., North Canton and her,sister, Laura. 14, who has been living with Mr. and Mrs. James Summers of R. D. 1. East Snarta will als6 leave oil the early train. They are the daughters of Mr. and Mrs, Thomas Wales of Ealing, London. Their brother, Roy, returned home several months ago. .-. ' Pamela Eddon, 14, foster daughter of Mr. and Mrsr John Gracie'of (Continued on Page Four) dents who made outstanding achie vements in scholarship, athletics and music during the school year just ended received medals, letters and certificates at the General A- wards day assembly held last week. Robert Ebel, senior boy and Doris Chelpka, senior girl were selected as the most outstanding in their class in general activities. Norma Kolp and Richard Braucher were likewise .selected as. the most outstanding senior girl and boy in citizenship. Senior honor awards went to Arthur Schneider, Margaret Cap- ley and Doris Chelpka for the highest four year average. Seniors who placed in the upper two thirds of those taking the senior scholarship test received gold medals, while those who placed in the county received a special green gold medal instead of the regular one. Seniors who received scholarship medals were Ed Bierly, Richard Braucher, Joan Broeske, Margaret Caplfey, Robert Carlson, Doris Chelpka, Robert Evel, Jack Humbert, Jack- Kintz, Ted Leed, Inez McDowell, Richard Mohler. Rollin Reiss, Wendell Rice, Walter Schlemmer, Arthur Schenider, Don Stover, * Richard ' Streby, Richard Studer and MadSlyn Walters. Senior Athletic Medals were given to those who had "earned one or more varsity letters. Those receiving them were Ed Bierly. Paul Bricker, Robert Carlson. Robert Ebel, Alvie Fye, Joe Guenther, Harold Haverstock, Jack Kintz, Ralnh Miller. Richard Mohler, Kenneth Olson. James Roberts, Arthur Schneider, Richard Streby, Richard Studer and Earl Warstler. In past years an award has be?n made to the outstanding athlete in thc senior class. However, this year, with so manv class members participating in athletics for most of their high school career, the a- ward was given to six of them. All except one were active in more than one snort. Thev are Paul Bricker. Alvie Fye, Richard Mohler, Richard Streby. Richard Studer and Earl Warstler. Senior cheerleader awards were given to Walter Schlemmer for two years service arid-James Smiley for one year. ( Twenty two members of the senior class are members of the National Honor Society, with ten of them elected into the society this vear. Both the old and new members are Joan Broeske, Richard Braucher. Peggv Canley. Robert Ebel, Doris Chelpka. Pauline Hess, Jack Kintz, Inez McDowell, Richard Mohler. Arthur Schneider, Richard Studer, Madaline Walters, Virginia Deuble, Caroline Hassinger, Jack Humbert, Norma Kolp, Charlotte Lichti, Doris Renner, 'Rollin Reiss,, Beverly Richards, Walter Schlemmer and Richard Streby. This year, for the first time North* Canton Senior boys were admitted. . to the National Athletic Scholarship society. In order to become, members, the boys must have earned at least1three varsity letters, had grades higher than the round students. Those who achieved this honor were Robert Ebel, Jack Kintz, Richard Mohler, Arthur Schneider, Richard Streby and Richard Studer. In other class activities the two students who won the eighth grade citizenship certificate were Don Humbert and Martha Ann Bain. These two students had the highest marks on a oeneral score card for all round achievement. Students who received certificates as members of the Junior Police patrol were Jay Bishop, Chester Blattert, James Capley, Dennis Cornish, John Curley, Robert EI- zey, Daryl Fondriest, Thomas Mol- lett, Joe Renner and Carl Wise. Student class winners in the American Legion Essay contest were Don Stover and Frances Sengleit- ner, seniors; Larry Fox and Dolores ,Newe11, the only local winner in the county competition, juniors; Leland Green find Mildred Walker, sophomores. Basketball letter awards were given to Richard Mohler. four years; Paul Bricker, Richard Streby, Richard Studer and Earl Warstler, three years; Alvie Fye, two years. Seniors who received first year awards were Robert Ebel, Joe Guenther, James Roberts and Arthur Schneider. Under classmen who received first year awards were Paul Baxter, William Braucher, Earl Hall, Leroy Schreckengost, Donald Wendell, Gene Willaman and Richard Witter. Third year reserve certificiatos were received by Robert Bishop, Nile Kamp, James Yonally and Bill Trott. Second year certificiates went to Robert Weber, and the reserve letter plus the certificate to Stanton Carson, Howard "Clarke, Paul Hoy, Herbert Ingold, Bill Lerch, Harold Murphy, Paul Roush and Elden Surbey. The first year reserve letter went to James Heckaman. Bill Schreckengost, Dean Smith, and Robert Warburton. First year certificates went to Niles Baab, Tom Braucher, Robert Chelpka. Donald Hiner- man, Bill Hummel, Harold Keller. Bill iLiebtag, Dean Morris, Bill Owens. Robert Parker, Bill Powell, Leland Schneider, Bill Smith, Charles Haun and Raymond Sumser. Cheerleader awards to underclassmen went to Patty Moon, Ardis Greenho and Barbara Gray for one year and Norma Harrison for two years. Athletic manager awards for varsity and reserve went to John Holder, Donald Leach, Myron Shaw, Bob Owens and Bill Lerch. Baseball letter awards were given to Paul Bricker, Robert Ebel, Alvie Fye. Richard Mohler, Arthur Schneider, Richard Studer and Marvin Kaufman, seniors; Firl Miller, William -Smith, Donald Wendell and Gene Willaman, under classmen. John Holder received the manager's award and Jay Bishop, bat boy. Girls athletic awards were given to the Junior class intramural (Continued on Page Five) Back as far as 1755 far sighted citizens were urging their fellow Americans to buy war- (bonds,, to loan-their money to their government to help defeat an enemy. Then, even more than -now, the future looked pretty desperate and many folks believed that money invested in the government of tho United States was money thrown to the winds. That was why, with General Braddock facing the French and Indians in the west and supplies so greatly needed, Benjamin Franklin sat down and wrote a plea to his fellow patriots. The first appeal for supplies to aid in the war was written on a postwar, dated May 5, 1755 and was printed in German as well as English. The appeal was for horses and wagons to carry supplies for the advancing army. Covers were requested for the wagons to keep the supplies dry and each wagon was to be equipped with a hook or sickle fit to cut long grass that grew in the country beyond the) mountains. As all the wagons also carried loads of oats or Indian corn, persons who had such grain to dispose of were asked to be cautious in demanding extravagant prices for, their goods. It is recorded that results were obtained in the form of 150 wagons and 259 horses, all of which were obligate to Braddock for the duration of the campaign. Since that first public appeal for help, there have been increasing amounts of advertising when the government asked for public support with money or goods to aid in war. During the civil war an attempt was made to organize the banks in an advertising campaign to aid in raising money for the government. Because the banks did not fully cooperate in the spirit of the time, that first large scale advertising attempt was not successful. "Later, another and more successful campaign was conducted. The last World War saw a large increase in the amount of advertising and the amount of bonds that were sold. When the government has made its appeal to the presses of the nation, the people have responded generously. And now, in the current war, the government is making its Seventh plea to the people of the nation to invest their money in supplies so greatlv needed to wage a successful war. Since the time of that first appeal for supplies the government has faced many a crisis. And always, by the will and the work of the peopple, it has come through. That is why, with the greatest demand of the war being made on the pocketbooks of the people, they must not fail that plea. There is no question about it. The Seventh War Loan must go over. That money must be invested to buy supplies for men who are fighting the Jap hack to his own trap. When Ben Franklin wrote his appeal, he was asking for wagons and horses, and corn. Today, the supplies are better purchased with dollars that are contributed—supplies such as airplanes, machine guns, huge bombs and shells, medical supplies, blood plasma, and everything that fighting men in 1945 need for victory. The plea , then was the same as now—"Give your wealth—they are giving their lives." American Legion t@ Decorate Graves in Brief Service Sunday Community Memorial Service Eliminated Because of Working Hours Dispensing with the pre-war Memorial day Community service again this year, the North Canton American Legion post will attend the morning worship service at Zion Reformed Church Sunday morning as a group in commemoration of the occasion. *->»:-; Sunday afternoon at 1:30 the Legionaires will meet to decorate graves in the North Canton cemetery, Warstler cemetery and -St.. Paul's cemetery. A brief memorial service will be held at each of these places and members of the (Legion Auxiliary and Scouts will assist in. decorating the graves. Graves will also be decorated in the Nimishillen and Mudbrook cemeteries but there will not be any service there. Guy Price is chairman of the decorating committee. The large community program was not planned this year because of the working conditions, with most folks too busy to be able to attend such a program. Pool to Open June I , Repair work has been started on the community swimming pool located on Hower St., preparatory to opening on Friday, June 1. The pool will be open for swimming throughout the day on June l! and 2, Friday and Saturday, with classes scheduled to start on Monday, June 4. Jean King will be in charge of clases this year. She has passed the Red Cross swimming test, as well as the Red Cross Instructor'*** test. f,
|Title||The Sun, 1945-05-23|
|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton Public Library|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton public Library|
Must We Have Strikes?
Not many years ago the workers in cojal mines were paid
njggfardly wages. The labor unions broke up the game of
selfish owners of anthracite and bituminous coal mines. The
early strikes called by the United Mine Workers were justified, and they were so reasonable that wages increased. But
the time came when annual strikes were precipitated for
very doubtful reasons. In this year 1945, with a great world
war still banging- heavily over the United States, most everybody feels that strikes of all kinds are out of order. What
have we got a Labor Department for, anyway? Unless that
Department can be operated to control labor disputes it
should be abolished—not only on account of its own useless-
ness, but for the further reason of ridding the country of the
ridiculous method by which .another Cabinet Officer, the
head of the Interior Department, drops into the game and
takes over the mines for the Government, while at the same
time stabilization directors, war labor boards and brass-hats,
edge in and add to the confusion.
■i,- Let's hope that a way can be developed to prevent labor
W strikes during and after the war.
* Meet the Gumbatsu
Meet the Gumbatsu—and you'll leam something.
Gumbatsu is the name the Japanese give to the clique of
high ranking soldiers, industrialists, wealthy landowners and
members of the imperial household. The Gumbatsu control
Through the influence of the Gumbatsu the Japanese are
indoctrinated with the thought—kill or be killed. They are
not afraid to die. On the contrary, death on the field of battle
for the Emperor is a one way ticket to the Japanese idea of
heaven. There is no finer death, or assurance of a delightful
after-life, to the Japanese soldier,
w By the most recent count we have killed about 100,000 Japs
antf only a handful of prisoners have been taken. The Jap
soldier prefers death to capture. The Gumbatsu have sold the
Japanese on the theory they constitute the Master Race, with
70 million Japs lording it over the 400 million conquered
slaves scattered all over the ejnpn-p. the second largest in the
It will take sacrifice on our part to lick the Gumbatsu.
Thought you'd like to meet them.
A Place of Refuge
"Only the mind cannot be sent into exile." Though Ovid
rwrote that centuries ago, like all truths, it is ageless.