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"Nfet. %* <K; Vol.51 -No. 39 ■V* ®i|^ One Section North Canton, Ohio, Wednesday, July 31, 1974 14 Pages Completely Local News Fifteen Cents Tax Money Is Topic WINS ENSHRINEES AWARD. The Hoover Company's float in the Hall of Fame Festival Parade won the Enshrinees' Award for originality. Keyed to the theme "The Spirit of Football Is a Circus," calliope music floated from the brightlv-hued float. North Canton's JatietSahli providedthe music while company employees Maria Lilly; Vicki Curtis, Annette Lykes, Debbie HillandCarol Bennett waved to the parade crowd. Over 200,000people,ofallages,attendedthe Hall of Fame Festival Parade last Saturday. Floats, bands, elephants, enshrinees and a number of celebreties, including Redd Fox, Arson Williams (Potsie of "Happy Days"), Art Flemming (host of "Jeopardy"), Foster Brooks,. Arlene Dahl, Michael Hayes (the Winchester Cigar man) and Harv Presnell were only a part of the two-hour, 141 unit parade. Vice President Gerald Ford, who arrived in Canton late Friday night and spent the night at the Hoover Lodge, view the parade from a spot in downtown Canton. Green Twp. Fair Flower Shop Carries 'Old Fashioned' Theme "Old Fashioned Flower Show" is the theme of this year's Flower Show at the 36th Annual Green Township Community Fair setforFriday.SaturdayandSunday, Aug. 16-18 at Green High School. Joyce Crantis chairman and Maggie Thoricht is co-chairman. ficial flowers will be permitted. Allientries mustbe in place before noon Friday, Aug. 16 and remain until 9 p.m. Sunday. Flowers used in arrangements need not be grown by exhibitor. All specimens in horticul- • ture exhibits mustbe grown by exhibitor. First place winner will receive a blue ribbon, sec* ond place willbe awarded a red ribbon, third place will get yellow and fourth place will receive honorable mention. The Rosette will be awarded for best of show arrangements, H o r t i culture and houseplants. The Flower Show will Include three sections: Arrangements, Horticulture and Invitational Arrangements. The Arrangements section will be divided into 14 classes. They are Grandma's Gar den, bouquet in an antique container; Back in Your Own Backyard, flowers from your own garden; Candlelight, arrange- ment using one or more candles; ATisket ATasket, an arrangement in abasket; A Stroll Down Memory Lane, using roadside material; Wee Folks, small arrangement not to exceed 8 inches high; The Grass ls Greener, foliage only and a figurine may be used if desired; Down by the Old Mill Stream design using drift wood or weathered wood; Spiritual Inspirations, arrangement using religious theme; Anything Goes; beginners arrangement;. Local Church Nursery School Begins Oct. 1 From October 1,1974 through May 21,1975the Congregational United Church ofChrist'sNursery School will be in session on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Each child who attends will attend on one of days; The school operates as an extension of ourChris- tian Education Program and features group activities, supervised play in addition to ChristianEduca- tion. An additional feature of the program is a music program specially designed for pre-school children. Children aged 3 (before October 1,1974) and 4 years may be enrolled. Three year olds will attend on Tuesday; four year olds on Wednesday. Each child will attend class on either Tuesday or Wednesday morning from 9-11 a.m. with the exception of breaks during the- Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter seasons. Mothers of the children enrolled in the school will assist in the class several times during the year.Snacks will be provided by the school. General supervision of the school isT)eing provided by Mrs. Lois Adkins. Country Gentlemen, for men only, anything goes; Looking to thei Eiitote in> free form or abstract;. Flowers for My Lady, corsages and nosegays and Harvest Time, an arrangement using flowers, fruit and/or vegetables. The Horticulture section will include Zinnia, Marl- gold, Petunia, Aster, any other annual, Rose, Chrysanthemum, Dahlia, Lily, Gladiolus, any other bulb or tuber, blooming house plant, foliage and vine house plant. The InvitationalAr- rangements Section is by invitation only and will not be in competition. The Flower Show Is open to all residents of Green Township. Only one entry per person per class. Accessories and foliage may be used in all classes unless otherwise stated. No artl- A physicians certificate will be needed prior to the first .class session. The purpose of the certificate is to ensure that the child is physically capable of particiaption in the program of the school. The school is open to all persons regardless of race, color or creed. For further information and registration forms call Rev. John Bruce, 499-6471 or Mrs. Lois Adkins, 875- 9727. New School Library Books On Display Public school teachers and librarians are invited to examine the "New Library Books of the Year" exhibit on display InCattell Library on the Malone College campus. The exhibit, running until August 15, features both professional books and career books of 110 publishers. Fully-annotated, free catalogs are available for professionals viewing the collection which is provided by Books on Exhibit. Hours for the display are from. 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and 7:30 a.m. to 5 p. m. on Fridays. Ian Theatre Presents 'An Evening Of Melodrama7 Three plays will be presented by the summer theatre including "The Innkeeper's Daughter," "Men Were Deceivers Ever" and "The Dregs." Students appearing in the production are Tim Ditt- mer, Lisa McManaway, Steve Schmidbaure, Amy Herrick, Todd DeGraff, Mark Tobias, all of North Canton; Ron Haefka of Akron and Dale Brott of Uniontown. Also appearing in the Aug. 1 performance will be Mayor David Johnson, Vicar Thomas Philips, his wife Jean, Molly Mohler,. Laurie Horn, Tim DeGraff, Mary Jo Spada, Susan Schmidt and Kim Kuntz. The Royal Lilliputian Theatre ls ayoungpeople's theater which' offers' classes in acting and stage craft for students grades four through 12. All areas of theater are stressed with each student participating actively in at least one technical aspect of theater as well as having a speaking role; The directors of the theater, Robert and Kathi Lukens, are both graduates of Malone College. Mrs.Luk- Trustees Act On Weed Bill Plain Township trustees acted on two separate lnci- dents involving enforcement of the noxious weed statute in their Monday, July 15 meeting. Trustees also rejected bids received July I for construction of the new No. 4 Fire Station at 2855 Easton St. NE. Trustees heard objections from Raymond Fiori of 4425 Harmont Aye. NE about enforcement of the noxious weed statute in the case of a lot at 4421 Harmont Ave. NE, next to his home. Continuing on the noxious weed track, trustees ordered a notice be sent to Christ Alexander of 6880 Northview Ave. NE, North Canton, giving him five-day notice to cut the weeds on his lot. ens holds a B. A. degree in Speech and Dramatics and is a pasttheater director at Perkin's Junior High in Sandusky. She has directed several plays Including one for Brethren Church in Louisville which won first prize at a contest for reli- einus drama in Wooster. Mr. Lukens, a technical director, has designed and built his own sound system and lighting equipment including lights, two electronic light dimmers and spotlight. Fall classes for The Royal Lilliputian Theatre are scheduled for grades four through 12. No experience Is necessary. A fall Saturday morning workshop will be held with concentration on gaining self- confidence and poise. Monday and Thursday mornings are reserved for ladles' acting class. Also scheduled for fall is a religious touring company open to all ages and a Monday night workshop for adults interested in learning to direct church drama. Anyone interested in obtaining more Information' about the theater classes may call499-5654anytime. Trustees rejected all bids received July 1 for construction of the new No. 4 Fire Station at 2855 Easton St.NE. Only five bids were received at the time of the formal bid. Fourwere received for general construction, one for electrical installations and none for plumbing and heating. Special School Board Meeting There will be a special meeting of the NorthCanton Board of Education, Monday,'Aug. 5f at 8:30 p.m. in the Hoover High School Library. The meeting is called by the President of the Board, Charles Gulling, for the purpose of approving and employing personnel, and any other urgent business. John Looney Guest Speaker At Rotary Club Thursday John Looney, Northeastern Representative of American Friends Service Committee, will address the North Canton Rotary Club Thursday, Aug. 1. His topic wlll be "The Federal Budget and You-A Look AtOur Dollar Decisions." Members and guests will meet at Community Christian Church at 6:30 p.m. Rotarian Yale Strausser formally inducted two new club members at the July 25 meeting. They are Bryan Morrison and Larry Sha- fer. Mr. Looney will show where the citizen's tax money goes emphasizing particularly the large amount going to military spending. He will also show ; slides entitled "Dollar Decisions." A Cleveland native, Mr. Looney has degrees in "mechanical engineering from Case-Western Reserve and law from De- Paul UniversityinChicago. .* He worked in industry in several engineering and m a n a gement capacities. For 20 years he co-owned a small manufacturing company which merged into a large corporation in 1970, at which time he jo ined the AFSC, a Quaker organization. He is active in church and community affairs in the Wadsworth and Medina area where he resided for many years. Mr. Looney is senior active member and pastpresident of the Wadsworth Rotary Club. • George Turkal is program chairman for August. Gene Buffo is song leader. E. R. Malone will give the invocation and Gary Mandley and Dave Mathie willbe greeters. Upcoming August programs include the annual picnic at Allied Farms Aug. 15 and the .Club Assembly Aug. 22. John Looney Bus Service Is Okayed For North Canton Senior Citizens Anniversary First Baptist To Mark 16th Mayor Johnson has announced that North Canton has signed an agreement with the Stark-Wayne Areawide Agency on Aging to provide bus service one day per week for North Canton Senior Citizens, age 60 and over. The service will be put into operation in the very near future. ou.ii i «. - Schedules are in the pro- prior to the start of ser- cess of being printed and £jce will be mailed with passes Mayor Johnson stated that he was very pleased, ifvith the spirit of cdmmunl* catidn and cooperation that the Stark-Wayne Areawide Agency on Aging has provided In starting this service. A representative group of Senior Citizens in the North Canton Area selected six pick-up points. The locations were chosen on the basis of population, convenience and other factors. North Canton's Senior Citizens also expressed the desire for service to Grant City and Belden Village the first week, alternating the route with Mellett Mall and Grant City on the second week. Applications for passes will be available at North Canton City Hall, 145 N. Main, between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. NC Police Vehicles Change Over To Blue Liqht System North Canton has turned blue! Well, its police vehicle lights have anyway. All five North Canton police vehicles now have flashing blue lights instead of red. Many surrounding com- ed Chief Fulk. "People will munities, such as Alliance, Akron, Norton, Minerva, East Canton, Carrollton, Magnolia and Stark County Sheriff are changing over since the new Ohio Revised Code went Into effect July 26. Although it is now a law, there is, at this time, no penalty for not changing over to the blue lights, said North Canton's Police Chief Robert Fulk, "We decided to cooperate with the law and change over to blue lights on all our police vehicles," stat- now be able to distinguish immediately police vehicles from other emergency vehicles," he added. Only Municipal Police, State Patrol and County Sheriffs are permitted to use flashing blue lights. Flashing red or red and white combinations will be permitted on fire department vehicles and volun- teer firemen vehicles responding, ambulances, school buses, animal drawn vehicles and slow moving vehicles. The FirstBaptistChurch of North Canton, 1316 Pittsburg Rd. NW, will celebrate its 16th anniversary Sunday, Aug. 4. The morning worship service beginning at 11 a.m. will have Dr. Frank Miller, area superintendent of Missions as guest preacher. Special music and recognitions will be made. * Beginning at 3 p.m. First Baptist will dedicate its new acquisition of 2 acres of land and parsonage adjacent to its present building. Former pastor Rev. Jim Bunch, recently appointed Foreign Missionary, Rev. Bob Couts, Dr. Frank Miller, and Rev. Michael Collins, State Sunday School Director of the Convention of Baptist in Ohio will speak. Rev. Collins will bring the main address. The FirstBaptistChurch Choir will sing as will a choir from the 8th Street Baptist Chapel in Massillon. The First Baptist Church' is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. Everyone is cordially invited. CLOWNS CLEAN UP. NorthCanton Jaycees were the animal units in the parade, which included ele- agaln this year, the official 'streetcleaners' durlngthe phants, horses and dogs. Pictured here(far left behind Hall of Fame Festival Parade Saturday in Canton, the wagon) Is a local Jaycee responding to calls from Dressed and made-up as clowns, the Jaycees followed the crowd.
|Title||The Sun, 1974-07-31|
|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton Public Library|
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