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-tSifi-tpfi- ^yirt-.^/i.-.'- 'l^'^$hill^fi,y^XSliAr<s-.ji'~ -_. -j.*J>^5 *j;i'-,>\y_"*r.?-..^V". 'f «< % N? Are We One People? In the* past month I have travelled from one end of the continent to the othei'—through big towns, little towns and villages. And, whenever I have spoken, 1 have been asked one question-^!-**; "there a difference between the people in the various sections of this land of ours ? >,- If there is, I have not found it—for the one thing which impressed me most was the unity of purpose on basic questions; The difference lies in the method by which that purpose,is to be achieved. 7 Fundamentally jthe desires are the same—a home; v a family, honest work at fair recompense, friends and leisure time enough" to "enjoy life. But these" desires imply other things as well—a home safe from fear; a family growing together with common ideals and aspirations; honest work at some constructive task, at a recompense that will enable a.'famify to live decently, honestly and with enough margin to- save for the future: friends who are free to be loyal and kind; leisure in.which to learn and in which to take part in community life, to seiwe as a citizen for the betterment of ap. . ' ' ' \ These are the basic aspirations. But they-require peace and prosperity' to work them out. Not a peace of appeasement nor a prosperity of wild speculation,, but a peace based on justice toward all and a prosperity with a sound economic footing. '. -7.• - .. :-y ■■- . i\ ,We can-'achieve this* goal in our time—for bur children's time;—if we act as a^iatjon. We are the greatest single force ii ,the world today^3^^^ct..a&.-.ONE—not in slavish obedi- ence/but in willing.ctJop^ation. We have the " natural' resources and the:p'rodJjc^^ability to make us ...the-strongest VOL. 19—No. 8 NORTH CANTON,. STARK COUNTY. OHIO, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1941 $1.50 PER YE.4R Red Cross Starts War Drive for Fifty IVIillion Ten Thousand Red Cross Nurses, Nurses' Aides, Knitters and Sewers Needed in Addition to Funds for War Relief mine, peace and;to .achieve justice for all mankind.- ,' But we can't' do-it sitting back on the side lines criticizing. The people of this country want the same things, no matter for which party they vote, or to which church they go- Let us, the people of the United States, act together now. Let us not be misled by alien agitators or publicity seeking dissenters into thinking- there is disunity. Let us weld the bonds of unity stronger than, ever to defend a .common ideal in theface of common danger! Let us prove to the world that •we are ONE people. A Prayer for the President From the Writings of Dr. Charles Stelzle Thou Great Sovereign of all nations, Thou King of Kings, and Lord of hosts, in these perilous times of war and rumors of war, when all the powers of hate have been loosed to-kill and to destroy, we pray that Thy Spirit may steady the minds and quicken the hearts of those who call themselves by Thy name,, acknowledging Thee as Father. ' We pray especially for the President of these United States, upon whom-has been laid heavy burdens and grave responsibilities, as he speaks for our country and for its people. - Renew his strength as daily his burdens increase. Give him the wisdom and understanding that cometh only from above. Protect him from those whose motives and methods are prompted by* the spirit of selfishness or personal ambition. ; Show him Thy will. Out of the conflict of counsel may T;hy voice come unto him saying: This is the way—walk ye ii*t it. And as Thy will is revealed, increase his faith, so that he may go forth in thJe consciousness of having-fulfilled the task committed to him. ' Arid we pray that -he, with us, shall seek above all things else to honor and glorify Thee, hastening the coming of Thy Kingdom upon earth, and the rule" of the spirit of brother- Hood-in the-lives and the hearts of all peoples of the earth sp-that all nations may dwell together in peace and unity. ijgrien. ,. "*-<..•' When Tomorrow Comes ■' How" are we going to find jobs when this emergency is oVer?" * "'"That's a thought in the minds of millions of men and women who are now working in defense factories all over the country. What will happen to them when America beats its swords into plowshares? Industry is tackling that problem right now, along with the dozens of other problems created by defense production itself. It's laying plans for a speedy change-over to increased civilian manufacturing when this emergency is ended. 77 Even while they're busy turning out more and better armaments, many companies are studying defense inventions, trying to .figure out peace-time applications for them. At the same time they're continuing their customary research on civilian articles. They're developing new products O'f every description—developing them right up to the point Where they can be put on the market. Only, instead of putting them on the market now, they're storing them away on the shelf. When this emergency ends, those new products will-be taken down and put into production immediately. ■ - Facts like these indicate that industry, as usual, is doing its job .today and planning ahead for its job tomorrow. And when, .tomorrow comes, it will have many new articles ' to ipahufac,t*ure,^In manufacturing them it will be able to create new* job-f. aai^'give"tisi all more of the comforts and conven- feP.QfiS^fXWeithat^^^mericans "want.- ' '* -"--''-,-*".£-->" "*X*HC^*^sj;j23?7r$"*',*< -I-*- " - " , *- a- *J -- Lr-.j'Z^ m:, -ir-,', X-*?i. *£ < ."'r'"'r--~-'. \r r .''-*, "What are yon doing to help vour country today in ber hour of need?" That is the question every loyal American might well ask himself as the struggle in the Pacific region grows more violent and tlie war in Europe comes to our shorelines. At the moment was was declared the American Red Cross, plung-ed into unlimited tasks- ahead of it and is now working on "a complete war basis. There - will have to be more materials made for civilians and soldiers. There must.be a huge increase in funds to carry on the work which lies ahead. The national war time, quota for funds has been set at 550,000,000. Canton area quota is $7,000, only a small portion of the entire fund. But it is going to take the cooperation of every person to put across the drive. If each person in the district would contribute one rlav's woik to the drive there would be twice the amount contributed for which the.quota calls. All funds contributed to the Red Cross in this present drive, which is not the regular Red - Cross roll call, will'be used for relief work in war activities.-They will be used for aid throughout the nation in cases of sabotage as well as direct war disaster. Funds may be sent directly to Canton Red Cross headquarters, turned in at. the Red Cross booth on the Canton square or tuinfd in at either the George D. Ha iter branch or, the Citizens' branch in North Canton. Individuals, clubs or any other organizations are asked to do all they can to help in this cause. In addition to funds being accepted at the bank, solicitors may call for them. All persons turning money over to solicitors should be certain that it is going to the Red Cross. Those who collect money will have receipts which they may give io doners to prove they are Red Cross workers. , In addition to funds* there is a great'-need for volunteer worke both*in sewing**projects ■nursing. - ' *: " Ten thousand additional Red Cross nurses are needed at once for work throughout the nation and many more volunteer nurses' aid-es (Continued on Page Seven) • o Dealer Funeral Held Tuesday Auto Accident Victim Buried in Calvary Cemetery Funeral services were-held Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock for Austin Bealer, veteran Hoover employee who died early Saturday morning from, injuries suffered in an automobile accident Friday evening. Mr. Bealer was injuied when his automobile left the, highway on Wise road, and struck a tree on the left side of the highway. He was taken to Mercy hospital by a passing motorist but was unable to be questioned concerning the accident. He is survived by bis widow, Mrs. Vietta E. Bealer; his father, David Bealer of Greentown; seven brothers, Charles and Frank of Canton, John of Akron, Willis and Raymond of Greentown, Fred of Springfield Lake, and George of Wise Road; and five sisters, Mrs. Charles Stull of Alliance, Mrs. Ellis Hossler and Mrs. Ray Schroyer of Greentown, Mrs. Arthur Gitz and Mrs. David Mackin of Wise road. Rev. Fr. Anthony Mechler officiated at the services and burial was in Calvary cemetery. o Books Collected for Soldiers Sun Out Early The Sun will come out early next week *due to Christmas. 11; will be printed on Monday and delivered Tuesday morning. All news and advertisements must be in the office by 9 o'clock Monday morning and will be accepted any time during the week-end. One Hurt in Accident Monday; Mo Hits Train in Aultman George Moore Injured in Collision on Route S; Others Escape in Two Other Accidents Abrasions of the knee and shock were the only injuries John Cordes. of North Canton received Monday morning at 7:40 when the automobile he was driving collided with a train at the B. and O. crossing in Aultman. Mr. Cordes' car, which struck the engine, was completely demolished in the accident. The engineer 'stated that he had sounded his' whistls twice for the crossing and Cordes said he heard the whistle but when he saw the train was unable to stop in time. * ,= * Auto-Truck Collision George Moore of Greentown sus tained a dislocated and fractured right shoulder, fractured ribs and lacerations of the forehead Mon day evening when his.' "auto was! struck from the rear by a truck operated by James Spivey of Hartville. The collision occurred on Cleve-5 land,avs. and 40th street -.when anci-f A.'Spivey staited to pass Moore.-.The tlruck'struck the rear of the auto, causing the accident. Moore \va: Taken to Mercy hospital f6r treatment. Reeder in Accident No one was very seriously injured in a second accident at Aultman on Mouda> afternoon when the automobile driven by W. H. Rseder was struck by another automobile. Mr. Reeder had just pulled our in front of the Forest Wise stoit ;>nd started to cross the road to the Pittsburg road when he saw the ether car approaching. He -was unable to stop in time and the front cf his.machine was struck by the other auto which was traveling east. E. N. Scholnik was the other- driver and there were four passengers in his auto, ail on their way home from work in Akron. The front part of the Reedei machine was wrecked and the fender and wheel of the other car were damaged. Listening to War of Words WASHINGTON; D. C.—This Was the House of Representatives, lease and packed, as President Roosevelt told Congress and the nation that "our people, our territory and our interests-are in grave danger," and asked a declaration of war against Japan. Later in the week Congress declared war against Germany and Italy. Caroling to Climax Club Activities at Community Building for Holidays Christmas Carols, Chimes to Ring Out Over Village Public Address System to Broadcast Half Hour Concert Before Annual Cantata and Pantomime Program in Auditorium Library Headquarters for Do- - nations From Clubs, Individuals Members of North Canton Rotary club as well as individuals are collecting books and magazines to be sent to the soldiers at Camp' Shelby. The books are being collected at the library and when enough are gathered will be sent to the camp. Anyone who. wishes to contribute may leave their books or magazines at the library. Fewer Arrests in Village Seven drivers answered charges of careless driving, in the mayor's court this week, showing a decided decrease in the numbers that are usually listed. Those drivers arrested by local police officers were Jack Swank of Canton, Leo J. Newhouse of Canton, Lawrence Clark of Canton, Constantine Farcasin of Cincinnati. Eugene Sheffield of Akron and Patrick - Gray of Canton. Virgil Joseph Foltz of Poitage St. was arrested by state patrolmen. Gift Exchanges, Christmas Parties Fill Calendar for Final Week Christmas parties are on schedule for most of the clubs at the Commvnity building this week, climaxed next Tuesday evening with a supper and caroling throughout the village before they disband for the holiday season. Girl Resaive Sub Debs will have a Christmas party and gift ex- ciange Saturday -morning at 10 o'clock. Girl Reserve Debs will meet Thursday evening at - 5:30 and Tuesday evening- of this Week members of the Prep Friendship club Girl Scouts will have, their gift change. Tod Lowry was in charge, iri Scouts will have their gift exchange Sunday evening after they have gone caroling. Junior Girl Reserves will fini.?k fjitu stocking - project" Thursday ■evening when the -stocking they have made will be filled with small gifts and given to a social agency for distribution -to the needy. The girls will have a social hour following the completion ' of their work. Friendly Indians had a supper at th3- Community ■ building Wednesday'evening and next Monday after school the Rangers will have a supper meeting. During the holidays all regular club meetings will be cancelled as well ss gym classes. Ths craft shop will remain open and there will be open-gym periods scheduled for those who want them. Next Tuesday evening at S:i"> members of all the clubs who plan to go caroling will meet at the Community building and go out to sing Christmao carols. Club leaders will be on hand to direct the caroling and they will cover the greater part of the village. o Honor Society to Conduct Paper Safe This Friday Proceeds to Be Used io Establish Scholar-ship Fund, Enlarge School Library In connection with the National Defense effort to conserve waste paper, and for the benefit of future North Canton scholars, the North Canton high school National Honor society has announced a one day drive on Friday- of this week to collect old papers and magazines tit the school building. . Funds received from the sale oc the paper will be used to increase the books in the .high school library and to start a scholarship fund to aid local students who are worthy to continue their education in college. Due to the fact that there is no place to store the paper, the drive will last only for one day. Any one who has' papers to contribute should see that they are taken to the school, on Friday. If" it is impossible to bring them, the donors should call the school and the paper may be picked up. The entire society is working on the project which .is one of the most ambitious ones sponsored by the organization in several years. Richard Claypool is president of the organization and William Nagel, faculty adviser. Ghuroh Ohrfsfsnas Program Sunday en Christmas carols, ringing out across the village homes on Monday evening*, will again announce the Christmas .program at the North Canton high school and the beginning;.of Christmas vacation for the several hundred school children. The school's broadcasting system will send out the program of carols from records played in the school, starting.at 7 o'clock. One half hour later the program is scheduled.tp start in the school building" with a candlelight procession by members of the high school mixed chorus. * .. - In addition to the Christmas carols which the chorus will present under the direction of William Finefrock, music supervisor, there will also be a special .number, "Light," by the chorus and two special selections, "The Lord's Prayer" and the "Children's Prayer" from Hansel and Gretel, presented by the girls' chorus. Miss Leah Ann Grant will be * soloist with the girls' chorus. ' ' , Following this first, completely musical part "of the " program by the high school group under the direction of Mr. Finefrock, grade school and junior high school children will present a pageant and cantata, "The Music of Bethlehem." • . The cantata is based on the Christmas' story taken from the Bible. The part of Mary will be played by Annette LaRocco while Joseph will be portrayed by Duane Patterson. Angels who told the Christmas story will be Ruth -Arter, Joyce Carol Israel, and Eileen Mooreand the shepherds will* be Mark Rubright, Richard Rohrer, • Harold Murphy and Paul Sluss. Jane Colston will be the reader. Soloists in the cantata will be Audrey Hamilton, Glenn Farter. Jane Denton, Shirley Olson, Shirley DeMuesy, Joy Clark, Ruth Burkholtz, Ginevra Grant, and Laura Shanemaiv Doris Day and Peggy Capley are accompanists. A special pantomime- will bj given bv six girls, representing angels, while "Silent Night" is being played. Those girls are Dorothy Cobb, Nancy Traut, Thelma. Witwer, Joan" "Jefferson, Mary Ann Schaeffer, and Catherine Price. The girls are directed, by Miss Helen Schleppi and Doris Trachsel. In addition to the evening program, children in the first three , grades, under the direction of their teachers, are to present a Christmas program Monday morning in the high school at 9 o'clock, based on the theme of Santa Claus. All parents are invited to attend this part of the program which has been arranged to give the small er children a share in the Christroab celebration. The committee which has been working on the program includes A. Clarke Miller, William Finefrock, Miss Mary Evans, Miss Helen Schleppi" and Miss Jean Morrison. Community Building Gets Holiday Garb Ring Group Decorates Lob bies, Front of Building With Greenety The Community building put -A its holiday garb Tuesday evening as members of the ling group got together to finish the Christmas decorations which they had startad last week. Greenery and lighted bulbs were put up over the main doorway to complete the decoration of the window which had previously been'painted with various colors to resemble a stained glass window. In the boys' and girls' lobby Helen King, Rita Horning and An- nabelle Getz trimmed the tree and distribvted the other decorations while in the-senior lobby Janet Hoy, Pat Schaeffer,~June Arter and Aleene Grove .put up the tree. Phyllis Meyers, Betty Bierie and Jean Bricker decoiat-ed the outside of the building while the window was painted by Betty Schrecken- gost, Betty Mooring and Pat Wood. Raymond Bo Frank Siiscumlis in Ifosplfai er Sunday evening at 7:30 the Community Christian church will present its annual Christmas program of music, recitations and a playlet. An organ prelude will open the program, to be followed by the congregation singing Christmas carols. Miss Mairha Jean Oberlin will give a xylophone solo to be followed by a playlet given by Mrs. Maynard Hummel's class. .Jean Shilling and Sally Berrodin both will present solos and Ray- j mond Mummery will give a recitation. Mr. and-Mrs. A. A. Swope will sing a duet and there will be three numbers by the Woman's "club chorus, in addition to Christmas carols sung by the Junior department. To accommodate the Christmas lush, the* North ■ Canton branch postoffice- has announced a change in the schedule of hours. Thursday ahd Friday of this week the post .office will remain open until S o'clock. On Saturday it will be open until six in the evening instead of one o'clock and on Monday and Tuesday of next week it will again be open until S o'clock in the evening. Students Buy Bonds Solemn Requiem, high mass -wiij be conducted for Raymond B. Frank, in St. Paul's-church Friday morning at 9:30 o'clock with Eev. Fr. Anthony Mechler celebrant, Msgr. George Habig, deacon and Rev. Fr. Thomas Heiman sub-deacon. Mr. Frank died Tuesday morning in Mercy hospital wheie he had been taken a week ag'o. Ho was one of the proprietors of , the Frank Bros, fruit and vegetable stand in the Auditorium market. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Catherine A. Frank, two sono, Joseph and James; five daughters, Maiy. Ro=a Marie, Susann, Nancy and Monica, all of the home; four brothers. Herman of Massillon, Ed- waid of Lake Cable, Ellia and Richard of Canton; and four . sisters, Mrs. Henry A. Schneider, and Mis. Victor Horning of North Canton, Mrs. Martin Seifert of Massillon and Mrs. Edwin- P. Rohr of North Lswrer.ce. Mr. Frank was a native of North Canton end had. lived in this vicinity all his life. Wackerly funeiv.I parloih aie in charge of the service. Gradale Has Sister of Marshal Dies The sale of U, S. Defense bonds which is being conducted in the North Canton schools by the student council resulted in the sale of £35 worth in the niade school ->n the first day the sale opened and ij25 worth in the high school building. There's Got to be a Santa Claus By Channing Pollock When she was a very little giii. m> daughter asked, "What would you do if there weren't any trees ?" "Why," I answered, lightheart- erly. "we'd have to invent some. We couldn't get oh without trees." Thate are quite a lot of things— food, shelter, clothing—we couldn't get on without, and a number of wise men have made my suggestion —we'd have to invent them. What wc must have even more than these are toed for the mind, shelter for the spirit, that which clothes the nakedness of mere animal existence, and gives warmth to human contacts. We celebrate Christmas as a religious festival, but a Christmas was celebrated hundreds of yeais befoie Christ. The ancient peopie of the Angli, in what Is now Britain, had in December a Modranecht, or "mothers' night." There had to be a day set aside for kindness, and generosity, and remembering those we love,, and those less fortunate. '. Before and since Dickens wrote hi4 immortal "A Christmas Carol," thlre have^^g}*! a fe?w- Scrooges who cried of Christmas, "Bah. hum- j shall have" what they want bug!" I have heard mod-em need, and that we shall see Sciooges call it a shopkeepers'! pleasure in their eyss-. and feel the and th holiday, and a nuisance, but for the overwhelming majorii} of us, as fer Scroope's nephew, it is "a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time; the only time I know of in the lone calendar of the year when men and women open their shut-up hei its freely . . I say God bless it!" There is' a certain r.u-ric in a day when even- Strangei a bid us be merry; Nvhen the mall .md telephone and telegraph and all the means of communication commonly devoted to business bring cheery wishes for "Merrv Christmas!'* Shopkeepers' holiday? Bah! Humbug! It isn't a necktie or a dollar bill that we slip into the hand of the janitor or the postman: it's goodwill and thank you for- a year of service. It isn't a toy train that we put under the tree for Junior, or a muffler that we wrap in reoVi sbout the.".crate, of oranges that tissue for- - Aunt Julia, but the knowledge-that* Junior has always wanted agtrainj. and Aunt Julia has needed a-iMqfEler, and ffie" loving desire .ttartSSust this one day, they '.varmth oi their joyful Kisses. Believe* it. or not, and smile ;f von like, but, at—well, say 60, my wite and I still hang up our stockings. What a lot.of.love and laugh ter and tenderness goes into ths trifling gifts we select" 'for those symbols. We trim our little tre" with bright stars and tinsel, and fer days ahead, in secret; we write messages, and wrap things in giy paper, and hide them from one another until the morning" of mornings. Shopkeepers' holiday* Was ;t only a shaving kit I could have got for .myself that, went into that -starry package, - - or was it my daughter's heart' that remembered the: time, ages ago, when- I: said, "Damn that old razor! Some day I'm going to have one that fits Into my *ha*n*d*- properly!"? What Marshal Russell Smith was called to Flint, Mich, last Thursday by the sadden death of his sister, Mrs. Samuel Olmstead. Mrs. Olmstead, who was in good health, collapsed and died suddenly from a heart attack. Marshal Smith was accompanied by Mis. Smith and their children. They returned to North Canton late Satuiday. Joy Bell Ringer Twenty members of Gradale, in- j eluding former members and pros- : pective new members were enter- i tained at a Christmas party at the Community building Tuesday evening. ' The evening was spent playing Monte Carlo bridge with prizes going to Jean Lowry, Evelyn Gatrell, Inez Climes and Betty Schavey. A buffet supper was served and the table was decorated in keeping with the season, with a large cake. The committee in charge of the program and refreshments was Eileen McCue, Kay Trachsel, Virginia Warstler, Mildred Brong and Doiothy Saunders. The next meeting of the sororiry will be on December 30. comes, every- Ghr-istmas from a colored, elevator* troy in Florida? I can buy" better oranges,, but I can't buy what- -comes, with these.". (Continued oh- Page Seven) - Wilbur Fish, nationally known joy bell ringer firdiH Columbus, will appear at St. Jacob's Evangelical and Reformed church in Cairo on Friday evening, Dec. 19, at-7:30. Mr. Fish plays tunes with 32 cowbells, -36 glasses, a musical saw, London cricket bells and a vibra harp. His music on this program will be familiar Christmas carols. The children of the church school -will also appear on the program. •• -.SBy- ^^—■^M.
|Title||The Sun, 1941-12-17|
|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton Public Library|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton public Library|