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■Bird*- In Hand! VOL. 31 NO. 32 NORTH CANTON, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 1956 7e PER COPY Red Consistency The leaders of the Soviet have at long .last done one consistent thing! Ever since, with the aid of the German^Generall Staff, they stole into Russia and took over a war-torn government, there was one idea of Lenin's which they never forgot. "No nation must be allowed a national hero." Those may not be the exact words, but that was the gist of it. When they sent their sneaky minions into neighboring countries, one of their first assaults wa^s on the character of the heroes. If they could topple them, then they knew they were eating into the moral of the nation and that it, too, would fall. The Communist line in this country was no different. They collected writers, who could — in the guise of "humanizing" history — ridicule our heroes, playing up their fraili- ties, and playing down their accomplishments. I have read one history text book on the Revolutionary War where the writer, in the name of logic subverted every fact. The unknowing student reading it, would turn in disgust from our past. iN'Ow, however, their chickens have come home to roost! The idea, inculcated, for nearly forty years, has home fruit at home. Their own heroes are toppling. Stalin and his cohorts have gone down. One wonders how long it will be ■' before the dust of Lenin, that little Apostle of Hate, will be scattered to the four winds. j The Communists are at least consistent in this — they are destroying the little gods thfey made. Their heroes were; not of marble, grained by the refining of years, but unmixed- clay, too flimsy to last. J ..••■■■ '■• -^heyphf^e'^esgRgiBtenti 'too-ssavihat •U^^stem'-of...trials'. arid purges^, spring and. c<n_nter-spyirig, .lies" told with a smile, and force behind the scenes — all. remain. Only the names of the leaders are different. And how long do you think Bulganin and Kruschev will last? Let the West be consistent, too. We have claimed for years that WE' condemned the idea, the method, and not mere people. The IDEA has not changed — therefore, we must still be alert and watchful at all times! We must not be lulled into false complacency. Eternal Vigilance is still the price of Liberty. Voice Of The Turtle Heard When the lyric author of the "Song of Songs ' wrote of the coming of Spring, he spoke enderly of the voice of the tui-tie-dove. JVJessrs. Krushchev and Bulganin have now departed from tiie. Isles of Britain, but their "turtle" voices degenerated into* something far different before they took their leave. What began as a visit full of pleasant promise somehow altered into a sojurn marred, by threats, bad temper and the astonishing realization that the jjeopl.e. of England do not quake in terror before either the mask of tyranny or the more subtle face of forced joviality. The people of the English speaking world have a tradition forged of determination and idealism. Together, these characteristics have given us strength to face reality in any age, however ominous it may. appear, IVJessrs. Bulganin and Krushchev have suggested in the past that they might enjoy a trip to these United States. If they ever do come, let them beprepared for more of what they encountered in Britain — much more. MoraltyRightePracticallySound Ever since,December, 1953, when. President Eisenhower presented his concept of "Atoms for Peace", the world has been watching for practical results. Those results are by no means just around.the comer, but they are, closer to realization, today, than they have been for some time past. At Washington, our own Government, the Russians and ten other nations have now, agreed upon a program for an International Atomic Energy Agency. This is almost identical witb the original 1953 proposal of President Eisenhower. IAEA would make atomic fuel and scientific data to all countries for peaceful purposes only. "Fissionable material'" for this use would be made available by all countries in possession of the basic goods. / .Next September, the charter as now projected will be submitted to the 84 nations.of the UN for consideration. Maybe we. won't blow up the world after all! New Bill Asks Right of Way Congress is getting ready to clear the road for the new Highway Bill. It has been a' long time a-borning, but it is just about r0£tdy. . Under „the provisions of the program as i^t now*,appears to be.ready, we shall set up' a thirteen "year plan of ro^d construction. It will include a 40,000 mile chain, of modem super highways, financed jointly by the States and our Federal Government. , • ' Y' • '". • Anticipated cost of the work will he over fifty-rone billion dollars ictf which the .Fed"araf share will be, t}iirty-s,even billions phis: To" finance the- cost,' new taxes' bn gasoline, tires and trucks'.over a sixteen year period will be proposecj. There may still be some objections t6 the financing prq- -feedure, but .%e_ BjlJ,; sJjouicL hav© final approval in the very tear "future^"'."._. ___-,_, : ; . . , ,_. Local Junior Woman's Club Named Outstanding In State 2nd Year Straight The North Canton Junior Woman's Club really walked: off with the honors at the 59th Annual Convention Qf the Ohio Federation of Woman's Club held last week in Columbus at the Deshler Hilton Hotel. ;. They won awards for one hundred per cent participation in projects of the Ohio Federation of Woman's Clubs and were notified of an award for participation in projec^yof General. Federation. This will be presented in Kansas' City: at the GFWC convention from May 14-18, In addition, they won the outstanding junior club of Ohio award for the second year in a row. This citation was presented to the Club's representative at the Junior Luncheon on Thursday. The Northeast District, of which the club Is a member, received the Selover cup for the most newly federated clubs. 'Mrs. John Allison, past north - east district junior director, was elected vice president of the Trailblazers, an honorary organization composed of past Junior state and district officers. Speakers at the varioususes - sions in which the local club participated include: The Hon Reverend Surbey Named President Of Illinois Synod Reverend Paul Surbey, son of Percival and Minnie Surbey of 1515. Portage Street, North Canton, was recently named'-president of the Southern illlhois'E & R Synod, during the synod's-"17th annual .conference. ' ' ' ' ' ' The Reverend, Who h$s 'been, pastor of the St John,*E,va,ijge*4 Formal Fun for Prom Night i,„ i o,v+,.;ii„ „ A/no,, m,.„ 'ident to be named to head such lando Petnllo, and Miss Mary a synod within the United States. lou Pfeirfer. | ,Tn addition Reverend Surbey Those delegates from North was one of the delegates chosen Canton attending the various to attend the national general sy< sessions and the awards ban- nod meeting dn Lancaster, quet were: Mrs. M.F.Burt, Pennsylvania, August 31 to Sep-' Mrs. John Feldscher, Mrs. John tember 12. Allison, Mrs. Michael Karlo and Reverend Surbey is married' Mrs. Blair C. Woodside Jr. Oth- ,an(_ jias t^ children, Ja- ers from the club Who also went net Ruth and Paul 'Dean; down to the Columbus conven- * Evening Won't End With School Prom Party Continues The Fun The night will just be starting for the North Can&m High School students attending the Prom, Saturday, May-"12, when the Prom ends at midnight'for the community lias planned an After-Prom Party which promises to keep aU the gay couples awake until breakfast. * , •' Sponsored by the clubs and businessmen of North Canton1, the Party will be held, at the Community Building. ' -The prom-goers will make the police- escorted entourage from the £ifc Francis Hotel, site of *he Front Local Students Rated Highly n Music Contest ' North Cantoji High School .couples, Paul Johnson and Carol s'i Xlndower; and Ted Brown and Kathy Wise, go formal for Prom % ..Night and the After-Prom Party. Confident smiles suggest they jT are all ready to. show up the pros and win the ballroom dance l. contests held at the.'Party to the spinning of Ken Specht. Prominent Speaker, Dr. Frank Slutz, Give LoGalCommencement Address tion were Mrs. Paul Reeder, Mrs. W. S. Waltenbaugh Jr., Mrs. Lawrence Honnold, M r s. John Bury, Mrs. Floyd Johns, Mrs. John Underwood, . Mrs. Karl Kidder, Mrs. James Freeborn, Mrs. David Oby and Mrs. Dwight Shawk. Powell Quits Hoover To Become Life's Circulation Director :- Dr. Frank S. Slutz of Day- Jon, Ohio will give the Com- ihiencement Address at the 'graduation program on Monday, May 28*- IJis appearance Jtiere will be one of move than fifty commencement speeches Leaving North Canton for New^he will "deliver this spring in York off ices and the responsibil-ifAhe mid-west ity of directing Life Magazine's circulation is W. Wallace Powell, now director of merchandising for The Hoover Co. Joining the Hoover Co., as. a salesman, in 1924, Mr. Powell-; came to the North Canton area* 8 years later and became director of thexSaJ.es education idepartQ, ment iri 1$37. * ' _ '. He was chief of all civilian training of the Army service forces in the War Department in World War II and then took over as director of sales ipersonnel and 'marketing. Two years ago, he was named director of merchandising. In addition he has been very active in civic affairs. Clarence Blasier Gets Presidency Of State Jaycees Legion Announces Local Essay Winners and North, Canton High School winners iri the American Legion Essay Contest held this spring on "What-1. Owe My Country," are: 9th Grade: Leona Porter and .John 'Admins. — - I HOth Grade: Bette J. Thoma Clarence Blasier, N o rt h and John Morgan. Canton Jaycee member, was l"h Grade: Arlette Mohler. chosen president of the Ohio ™ %™«*- Ruth Adams Junior Chamber of Commerce The certfflCates ww be ,pre. at the annual state convention sented at the annual awaTds pro- held in Columbus over the gram at the school, weekend.. He will assume his new post on July 1. Last year, Clarence was elected vice president of the state organization. Active in Jaycee work for eight years, he has served as a member of the local 'Jaycees' board of directors and as vice president of the group. He was president of the local Jayce.e^ when he was elected state vice presi-' dent last spring. The 32-year-old .Blasier will be succeeding C. Robert'Cain of Findlay and , is one of seven Ohioans ham^d to the national Jaycee board. ■ Also he is a member pf the board of directors of the Damon Chemical Co. .of Alliance, with whom he is employed as a | salesman. . Born in Louisville, Mr. Blasier' is a graduate of Louisville Higl*-' School and Akron University. He j served with the Army 21-2 years j during World War II, chiefly iri the European theater. He now resides with. Jris wife f ,v, . r r* l and two sons at 244 Donner :Rd., ' L,OCCLtl07l Of Dank North Canton ' This willabe-#, return engagement fqr.^iiip'ajt North Canton. He is wejl: ;k^wn.; in the Stark County area ^fcere;he spent his College ^ays- at .Mt.' Union and laterit'iughr-for. several years. At pre&ni.tie fe'tm-'the Boar<j ot Tijaitees:.\Q&,Mt* •Urtion 'College. &&£, ski'iff^ffiffifi^twm1 ddist layman who'does considerable writing for their church school 'publicatipris. Long active •■.in JBqtarj; Iritepjatibnal,' he now serves that '.organization 'in its nation, -.wide, work with young people.. Annually his counseling and guidariceTservic'es are used by hundreds of High Schools and Colleges. Some twenty years was spent in ipublic school work, most of 1% in the State of Colorado. He was-, awarded a doctorate degree from; the University of Colorado and has received honorary degrees from Harvard University and Mt. Union College. Mrs; E. A. Cordier Wins Treasure Chest. Money Np;rth Canton musicians who participated in the District Eight Contest held Saturday, May 5, won a large number of top ratings. The Freshman Mixed Chorus directed by Clifford Hurst won a superior rating, as did the Fifth Grade Select nd Chorus directed by Mrs. Ja>.'nc Urban. The Eighth Grade Clarinet Quartet and the Violin Dti~t nf Prventh Graders rated the highcyi .-nvard. More than forty pupils entered the solo events, with' the following winning superior rat - ings: Judy Malone, Jean Kogel, Linda Hostnick , and Martha Stayer - Clarinet; Joan Maley, Nancy Zu'rcher, Peggy Gerber,- Dick Abel and Sandra Foster- Flute; Wayne Simonton, Saxophone; Edward Piper, John Royer and Judy Whitman - Cornet; Loriii Sickafoose, Drum; S al 1 y Trier and Carolyn Miller-Piano. North .'Ca.ntbn's ; May 4 Treasure: Cjiest Winner was Mrs. E. AYQordiex. :of ."365.;HJawer' Street. With a 10 per cent ticket Mrs. Cprdier won $28. The golden chest now icontains a grand total of $297. or Proclaims Bay To ad "Whereas young nic,, <-.r the Village <jf N.irlh Canton are again serving jn ■the defense of our country and are taking their places among our honored citizens alongside of those who have server in other wars, and _, "Whereas, anp^al^ivfiar. -.; ing of tiie memo'rial poppy is an individual tribute to the war dead, showing that we remember and- are - grateful for their sacrifices in bur behalf, now , "Therefore, I, Raymond B. Evans, Mayor of t h e Village of North Canton, do hereby proclaim Thursday, May 17.1 h to be P o p'p y Day in the Village of North Canton, and I, urge all citizens -to. observe the day by wearing the memorial poppy." *ft>M Wh* v/ Dr. Frank Slutz Post Office Has Dinner Party For Retiring Clark Wehl A dinner party was held bv the Post Office employees and their wives for Clark Wehl, retired-superintendent at the Post Office, on Saturday, April 28, at Knights Plaza Restaurant. Coinicidentaliy, the day happened to be\Mr. Weill's birthday and there was a huge birthday cake with a golden horseshoe to mark the occasion. The 40 in attendance presented the guest of honor with;a .briefcase as a token of their appreciation for the fine job he! has done in. his 38 years with the North' Canton, branch. - • Mr. Wehl is now an employee of the Even Cu\t Abrasive"Co. in Buildings to be Torn Down to Provide Needed Parking These old buildings will give way to a new 35-car parking lo.t for patrons of the North-Canton Branch of the Citizens Savings.and Loan Company. The buildings will be removed and work will-begin on the'parking lot about the middle of ■the summer, ... Ken Speck '.- to the North Canton YMCjj£ headquarters, where they wjli continue their dancing 'and Intt. In charge of the show Will jje disc - jockey, Ken Specht, w^io has several surprises in stolje for the host of teenagers, j&h an added feature this year, barroom dance contests will be h^ld . with prizes to be awarded to tjje winning couples. A movie will follow the dartee session and the night will e n-d with .a , buffet. luncheon to he. served by the Junior Womafs CluB, assisted by the Junior %>- rosis Club .and North Canton Jayceettes. Y The Booster Club will haadife the .-decorations,.,assisted by. tj$e North Canton Junior Ohamiberiof Commerce. " •- Mrs;.JtfEteSPdnseiUer- isifcfctffc*-.' man in charge of the party. ; Ruth Adams Receives D,A_R Good Citizen Award Ruth Altene Adams of North Canton High School was one.of several area high school girls to be awarded the Good Citizen award by the Daughters i>f 'American Revolution. y_ Ruth was among 13 girls io be presented with the blue eix/d' gold pin. Money awards w e r, e presented to three area girls-Jn the. homemaker contest. '.."-.-n eocutntn e\ \Diagram Shoxjos Robert Hers'hey of Orrville was (qh J Pnrhitid J__of elected to serve with Mr. Blasier as vice president. E. J. Plott, pjaesldent of the Canton 'Junior Chamber of Commerce, was chosen a director of the United States Junior Chamber o'f Commerce. Bricker On OSU Honor RoU Named to Ohio State University honor roll was William A. Bricker of 552. West Maple, North Canton. „ .... ,- ,. ;He Was among 207 students en«, rolled in the University'-. Colleg© _ of Education that achieved a ^; . plus or better average, . *"*■ '' - The above map* shows the exact location of the new Citi^gns Parking lot'-which will'be constructed ' on the 8Qrf«pot,-by 10Q49<rt.%<a,ct of lan-d^ •p^rchase^' ffpm j h e Bessie Rohrer and ' Nellie - Krei_Siba_ji_i i estate. The multi-family residences lo- >cateNi- on the strip -jslf land will be removed to''make -' rQQa^ iqs *"}© pj^fi^lofe-an'} North -Maple and one irom 1-0 ■ ■■'.-."' Citizens North Canton Branch Office Acquires Land To Build Parking Lot "Patrons of Citizens Savings' North Canton Branch "Witt soon enjoy free parking, in the heart of the North Canton business district," Lester H. Higgins, vice president of the company announced today. Arrangements for the purchase of the tract of ground lying ibe» tween Citizens' present building and the street to the west "lgty-e now been completed. The newSjjr-. acquired tract which presently has 3 old multi-family dwellings located on it, is approximately' 80' x 100' in size. It was owjjed'' by Bessie Rohrer and the Ne"pe Kreighbaum estate. After fbff, old buildings are removed, -«h' trances -to the parking lot will"' be afforded from North Maple'Jo'r, Portage Streets; or from ..""fc-ie- North. - South Street between <Sit«* izens' property and the Nortli. Canton'Municipal 'building. '; ''&r "Work; on tire parking lot yMlt begin in' about 90 days," Mrr Higgins continued. "'.;; "Through the addition of tihesg; parking facilities for some -35< cars, more and more people ■Wilt- find it convenient tp use the siaVi ings and home loan services' of- our fully - equipped and exppi*?' ly - staffed North Canton offio'e/i," Mr.. Higgins stated; "Presentlyf more than 500, home loan cuiSto? mers; 1,000 lock box eustomejJsJT- and 4800 savings customers use- our North Canton Branch—plu^I thousands of Hoover employee*- for whom we cash payroll checks. This tremendous use&bf our North Canton facilities Iftas resulted in the growth of- outf branch office from $2,800,000.00.? in pavings in 1946 to!$6,400,000.00 in 1956. ' Total assets of Citizens** Savings have, increased froni' $17,600,000.00 to" $56,000,00'<|QU during -the same ten years. , Z. "We'hope that by maintaining the most, efficient, customer i_j_iv. "vi_e possible,' we will merit ""The*' cont_nuaip^airQn3ge of the tlijrl'fi ty people of the Canton - N^rt*J* Canton area," Mr. Higgins <$tH' eluded, - -■ ' ■,;. _|
|Title||The Sun. (North Canton, Stark County, Ohio), 1956-05-09|
|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
|Description||Beginning June 28, 1995, published as The sun journal.|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton Public Library|
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|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
|Description||Beginning June 28, 1995, published as The sun journal.|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton public Library|
■Bird*- In Hand!
VOL. 31 NO. 32
NORTH CANTON, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 1956
7e PER COPY
The leaders of the Soviet have at long .last done one
Ever since, with the aid of the German^Generall Staff,
they stole into Russia and took over a war-torn government,
there was one idea of Lenin's which they never forgot. "No
nation must be allowed a national hero." Those may not
be the exact words, but that was the gist of it.
When they sent their sneaky minions into neighboring
countries, one of their first assaults wa^s on the character
of the heroes. If they could topple them, then they knew
they were eating into the moral of the nation and that it,
too, would fall.
The Communist line in this country was no different.
They collected writers, who could — in the guise of "humanizing" history — ridicule our heroes, playing up their fraili-
ties, and playing down their accomplishments. I have read
one history text book on the Revolutionary War where the
writer, in the name of logic subverted every fact. The unknowing student reading it, would turn in disgust from our
iN'Ow, however, their chickens have come home to roost!
The idea, inculcated, for nearly forty years, has home fruit
at home. Their own heroes are toppling. Stalin and his
cohorts have gone down. One wonders how long it will be
■' before the dust of Lenin, that little Apostle of Hate, will be
scattered to the four winds. j
The Communists are at least consistent in this — they
are destroying the little gods thfey made. Their heroes were;
not of marble, grained by the refining of years, but unmixed-
clay, too flimsy to last. J
..••■■■ '■• -^heyphf^e'^esgRgiBtenti 'too-ssavihat •U^^stem'-of...trials'.
arid purges^, spring and. c|