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jj tpmmm+m0mm*mm**V VOL. 23—,No. 8 NORTH CANTON, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 194C $2.00 A YEAR Christmas Parties Highlight December Club Meetings With the first snow of the year December bring*s that 'Christmas feeling' and Clubs in North Canton and vicinity- are turning their December meetings into gala Christmas partiesv Your Work How do you work? Do you finish what you start to do? Do you have to do things over? Do1 you work because you have to—or to fill up time ? It was Carlyle who wrote "Genius is the infinite capacity for taking pains." And it is that ability, that willingness of spirit which is even more important than manual dexterity .or mental skills. Jr All work is as seeds sown; it grows and spreads like the ripples from a stone thrown into a pool. We do not know against what bank it may spend itself, or whom and what it may affect. Slipshod work hurts first the doer. First in having to redo —for redoing working is staying in a rut, is not progressing r learning. -Second, in the weakening of ability to do a job right. Carelessness is a habit-forming drug, insidious in its sapping of morale, but deadly in its effects . The work that each of us do, the work that is before us, is our job, to be done by us. We.must prove that we do it better than anyone else. But there is another thing to be remembered. Dr. Stelzle brought it out in an article once years ago: "The day's work stands for a socialized effort, which has become possible only because others for the past have contributed their share to our effort. To these we owe a debt of gratitude. There is only one way in which we may pay this debt we owe them—we have the^pjiyilege of building upon the foundation laid by our forefathers, so that other millions may be blessed because" of our own labors. "This mayseem idealistic, but the law of progress demands this of us, unless we are content to become parasites, living from the labor of others. In a sense, every man is a parasite, who is. mlling:J;oa*£eeive the henegis which hss?e- accrued as the result of others' labors, without contributing his share to the common good." * • This is* as true today as it was when it was written. The way to get ahead—both materially- and spiritually—no matter what task confronts you,, is to do the day's work as ^4hou*gh it were the 'only job in the yorld—the one thing by Jvwhicli y<Ju would be judged: "With good will doing service, as ^to the Lord, and not unto men" so wrote Paul. Lei Us Say Grace Many of us were brought up in homes where the fine old custom of saying Grace prevailed and we learned to express . our gratitude daily to the Giver of all Gifts. "In our homes we say Grace" 'meant something very real and fine. Saying Grace is a custom that should be part of our lives today. We have much to be thankful for. The trees are glowing scarlet and gold. Nature has decked herself in the spirit of* Thanksgiving for the fruits of the sumnier seasori). If you Walk in the country, beauty faces you wherjever you turn. But it is up to you whether you see the autumn glory as a fruition of the harvest of summer or only -as a "final defiance to the threat of approaching winter. REBECCA CLASS OF ZION REFORMED TO HOLD CHRISTMAS PARTY The Rebecca Class of the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church will hold their annual Christmas party on Thursday evening, December 5, in the social rooms of the church. Music will be furnished by the Woman's Club Chorus and a playlet will be put on by members of the class. Beth Shorb will have" the leading- role. 'Following the program there will be a gift exchange and refreshments will be served. Mrs. H. J. Marquardt is chairman of the hostess committee and she will be assisted by fourteen class members. Mrs. C. R. Jackson and Mrs. W. C. Elson .are chairman of the program committee and they will bo assisted by Mrs. Ralph Willis and Mr*. DeVere Kaufman. MARY SCHNEIDER MISSIONARY SOCIETY OF 1ZION REFORMED The Mary Schneider Missionary Society of the Ziori Evangelical and Reformed Church will hold a pot-luck dinner in the' dining room of the Church on Tuesday evening, December 10, at 6:30 o'clock. The program is in charge of Mrs. C. W. Studer arid Mrs. Clay Elson. Scrapbooks made by members of the society will be brought to this meeting and will be given to the children's wards of the local hospitals. The group also will send a box of children's Christmas gifts to the Winnebago Indian Mission School at Neillsville, Wisconsin. Each rhember is asked to bring a guest. LADIES LITERARY CLUB TO HOLD HOLIDAY PARTY The annual holiday banquet of the Ladies Literary will be held on Monday, Deeeriiber 9, a't The Pines. Chairman will be 'Mrs. R. M. Harpold,, assisted by Mrs. C. E. Howes, Mrs.' D. W. Roush, Mrs. M. A. Cossabodm and Sirs. E-.'B. Schiltz. The' Club met Monday evening, ' November 25; iri the home 'Of Mrs. 'Charles Howes- on the •'Canton-Akron Road. The program consisted of "Thanksgiving.-Birth"'by Mrs. Albert Conrad, "Highlights of Thanksgiving" by Mrs. Frank H6over and "Is There a Santa Clans" by Mrs; John Christman. Roll call was answered by a Christmas Custom. There are those who say "Why should we celebrate? We lave peace—but there is no peace. There is still confusion abroad in the world. We have nothing to be thankful for— yet:'*5. No doubt there were repiners and Doubting Thomases at the first Thanksgiving held on these shores. There were those who.said "Why should we be thankful? We face a long and desolate winter,, with no way of escape—no ships will arrive. , There is only the merciless ocean before us and the dread wilderness and fierce savages behind us. We have nothing to. be thankful for!" In the days of the Pilgrims, there were those who felt gratitude that the Lord had thus far preserved them, that He had given them a bountiful harvest- that He had shown mercy to them and carried them through their trials and tribulations, and that they, in the words of David, should "Give thanks unto the Lord; for He is good: for His mercy endureth forever". So today, the great majority of our people, too are saying in gratitude, "We thank Thee for the desire for permanent peace that is in the hearts of Thy People. We thank Thee for the first faltering steps that haye been taken toward this goal. We thank Thee for the. opportunities that lie before us. Help us to rebuild a world so that we can, as -Thou destined "it, live together as brothers. Give us the spirit of understanding that ** may live and work together in peace and good will." Training Through Toys It is predicted that .the. children's toys of this year, cpntain a great many that will help the youngster to use his mind and Jus' hands'. 'Thus' they willbe useful in developing the abilities and faculties of. children. Whatever skill, is .obtained in handling a toy will make the youngsters able to take up more easily the "tasks of adult'Iife. In so'far asthey use "their minds, they'jgain new powers of observation and "judgment: . __ Children, feel, happy .when they .imagine .themse.ly.es as doing the things that adult people do. They dream as they ply their^littleshb'vels'an'd'f>a-ls in their sandpiles'that they are real grown-ups, or as they build their little roads or make houses out of blocks. Toys are a great blessing to children. LEGION AUXILIARY TO MEET DECEMBER 12 The American Legion Auxiliary will hold their Christmas Tea on Thursday, December 12, at th<- Community Building. After a brief business meeting special Christmas music will be' presented by Mrs. Armour. Mrs. Kidder and Mrs. Evans. A Christmas reading will also be given by Mrs. Elizabeth. Bricker. 4 Mrs. Emily Warburton will be chairman of the hostess committee and she will be * assisted bv Janet Clarke, Sara Masline, Dorothy Patton, Flora Peters and Mrs. George Sponseller. Members are urged to bring cookies to be given to the Veterans at the Massillon State hospital. day, December 11, at 6 o'clock. A covered dish dinner will begin the festivities of the evening. Mrs. L. Snyder will present the topic, "Still Twelve Baskets Full." CLOVER LEAF CLASS CHRISTMAS PARTY The Clover Leaf Class of The Community Christian Church will hold their Cthristmas party at the Church on Friday, December 13. Mrs. Karl Kidder, Mrs. George Armour and Mrs. Richard Evans will present several vocal selections. Mrs. Bernard Olson is in charge oT devotions. They will have the gift exchange at this meeting. Mrs. Roy' Fry is chairman of the hostess committee. BOOK CLUB TO HOLD CHRISTMAS SOCIAL The North Canton Book Club members will be the guests of Mrs. Richard Everett on Tuesday, December 10, at which time they will hold their Christmas social, and have a gift exchan'ge. Mrs. Evan Schiltz reviewed, ''The Rebellion of Leo McGuire" by Davis, at the November 26 meeting held in the home of Mrs. Ralph T-. Warburton. phila christi class to have Party dec 17 The Phila "Christi Cjlass of the Community Christian Church will hold their annual Christmas party on Tuesday, December 17, at the home of Mrs. Conrad. SENIOR WOMAN'S CLUB Members of the Senior Woman's Club will meet on December 16 in the Community Christian. Church for their Christmas program. The Canton Woman's Chorus will present a Christmas Musicale, under the direction of Mr. D. C. Farley. Ponies Are Fit of GSibago ..crse Shtm *• *** 1 »■ it" i t j » ; L ** *•-* • .a* * _*3i_w^**JsL *» 4t?_ Mrs. th 0. Corner Received Award From Gourd Sodefy ._ 1 Ohio members of The Gourd Society of America Inc. met on jSun- day, November 24, for an all day' meeting at the home of Mr. and ~*?£?„^!Sl „,„ „„. .n. „ . , Mrs. E. R. Lowary of Coshocton, " X*^%X y r* ' ?* eat lls° — ' ' came m the opening stanza when they took to the air on two successive pass plays that carried them from their own 12 to the Army MOTHER'S STUDY CLUB TO MEET DECEMBER 11 The Mother's Studv Club will meet in the Community Building on Wednesday evening, December 11, at 8 o'clock for a Christmas Party. "Devotions will "he given by Mrs. Charles Howes. Music will lie furnished bv a sextet composed of Shirley Trott, Anita Kane. Mar- eraret Sheely, Marilyn Surbey, Shirley Mellen and "Martha Bain. Mary Jane Ellson will present a piano solo. Mrs. Russell Miller is chairman of the hostess committee, all mothers are cordially invited to attend. ZION LUTHERAN MISSIONARY SOCIETY TO MEET'DECEMBER 11 The Women's Missionary Society of the Zion Lutheran Church will Ohio. . At this meeting the Ohio Gourd Society was organized which will become associated with the National organization of which Mrs. D. O. Corner of North Canton is one of the RcgiomU Vice Presidents. Officers elected were: pres., V, T£. Lowary; fricc-ti'eas., Mrs. Orris Hosteller of Mt. Vernon (formerly of N. Canton); librarian, Mrs.. John H. Jones of East Greenville; and .Mrs. Howard Hamlin of Columbus as director of exhibits. Numerous gourd alrrangements. charm strings, Christmas slags, .and prize gourd specimens were on .disolay at this meeting. This week Mrs. Corner received an award from the Gourd Society of America certificate of merit for her exhibition of Malabar Mellen at the fall vegetable show held October 10-12 at Horticultural Hall in Boston, Mass. Women's C!uh Met December 2 Despite Christmas shopping and cold weather about 50 members turned out for the white elephant sale Monday afternoon, December 2, of the North Canton Women's Club. Mrs. Homer Young, ways and means chairman, presented Mrs. Milo Bixler, who was dressed like a man and served as auctioneer. She very ably conducted the auction and popcorn and donuts were sold during the meeting- with tea and coffee furnished by the committee. It was a very profitable and enjoyable afternoon. "At the brief business meeting preceding- the sale Mrs. Harlev Myers, first vice president, presided due to the absence of the president, Mrs. E. J. Cathon. Mrs. Orrin Gill and Miss Clara M. Gross were receptionists. The next meeting will be Decemher 16 at which the Junior 33. Sonnhalter pitched one to Jack Heckaman good for 18 yards and Shaub followed with another to Thompson at Mklfield and he fought his way to the Army 38 before being dropped. MeTe the Army line stiffened and a fourth down pass interception stalled the drive. Army then swung into high gear again and drove 46 yai*ds to pay dirt even though the total yardage was longer than that since two 15 yard penalties were mixed in the seven plays needed to score. The payoff came on a sleeper play when, with the ball on the Navy 26, Jim Peters wafted a pass into the arms of Stover on the S, and the latter went over standing* up. Joe Guenther added the extra point on a place kick and the half ended with Army in front 13-0. Only two plays were necessary for Army to grab their third score late in the third quarter. With the ball on the 36, McDowell picked -up. eight then fired a pass to Bill Mandrell over the goal, the play covering 26 yards. Army also threatened on three other occasions, penetrating to the eight in the second) and to the 9 and 6 in the fourth, but Navy was equal to the .task of stopping them. Army also had the edge in first downs, 10 to 5. ARMY* Pos. Mohler io \ CHICAGO, ILL.—One of the most applauded features of the Chi- | cago Horse Show was the six-pony hitch exhibited by'a candy co'm- * pany. Hardly larger than big dogs, the six Shetland ponies pra'ne'e'd into the ring with larger hitches and stole the show with their fast ; moving performance. Public appearances are no 'novelty for the prinies. During the .war they traveled more than 2,300 miles on a ' war bond tour, and they regularly take part in charity .'and community events in the Chicago area as well as in horse shows. Army Blasts Navy 19-0 In Turkey Day Clash Rugged Army Line Proves Difference Between Teams As Returned Veterans Again Don Football Togs While there were no Doc'Blan- chard's or Glen Davis' evident on the field Thanksgiving morning, the Army pushed across scores in each of the first three periods to completely smother the Navy 19-0 before a crowd of approximately 1,000 on the North Canton high school football field. With the two squads composed of returned veterans, most of whom are or were employed by the Hoover company and coached by two Hoover employees, Jim Hanel and Stanley Blunk, the boys put up a real fight from start to finish and while the Navy was unable to muster any real scoring threats, they staved off three other deep penetrations by the rugged Army squad. Army served early notice that they were going to be a • tough team to beat as they tallied the first time" they gained possession of the "ball. With their forward Wall tearing huge holes in the Navy line, it took ithem just five plays to go 30 yards for their first tally. With Dick .Stover, Joe Peters and Patsy White rambling for sub- ai^Bittai, yardage every time they jatraufthe leather, they drove to Receives Letter Ai College -Junior Glass of Local Stores Turn Out Window Lights and Signs North Canton's business district took 'on a, w&rtiine appearance as practically every electric sign and store front wras darkened in compliance with an order of the Civilian. Produc- * tion Administration in Washington to dim store Jights arid signs and, other lights, except for essential purposes. : The 'brownout'- -was ordered 'Because of the stoppage of mining "in the soft coal fields. . As the order, which b'ecam'e'effective last-week, efttered .its'second week the CPA in Washington..- warned dimout violators that continued infraction's of regulations may lead to criminal'prosecutions. The new Hummel sign, which has recently been erected remains darkened as do the lights atop the Hoover Company. Instead of (the brightly lighted Christmas windows, thanks-to the coal strike nothing but darkness greets the passersby. The street lights in North Canton need no darkening as they are continually in a brownout stag* and barely light the ground beneath the poles. So North Canton is completely in a brownout until the coal strike is over at least. To Present P3a# The Junior Class of Greentown High School will present their play "Grandad Steps 'Out," a comedy of three acts by Felicia Metcalfe, on Saturday evening, December 7, at 8. o'clock in the school auditorium. The cast consists of: Mrs. Laura Morton, Helen Staib; Grandad, Lowell Stoner; Tillie, Frances Wise; Betty Shabbuck, Eilene Marker; Kip Shabback, Kenneth Briner; Trudie, Judy and Ludie Norwood, Triplets; Pauline Keplinger, Helen Hoskinson, and Helen* Colegradne; Jack Norwood, Robert Workman; Jim Mahoney, Nick j Monastra; Miss Abbie Higgens, Florence Adams; Mrs. Jobe Fen- ney,- Betty Smalley; and A Detective. Jack Boston. The story tells of Grandad," a supposedly sickly gentleman, who decided to "do the town." Find out what happened in this hilarious episode by attending the play yourself. TURNER ARRIVED Arthur Schneider, of North Can-; AJ> OKINAWA ton, is one of 20 members of The College of Wooster football squad 1 Jennings Clair Turner, 20, coxs- for 1946 to win awards, Coach lWain) usN, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. John M. Swigart has announced. Schneider will receive a "W" sweater, Wooster's award for the first season as a regular. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen J. Schneider, and was graduated from North Canton High ill 1945. In scholastic a'thletics he"won two letters as a lineman in football, three as a guard in baskel- ball and one as an outfielder in "baseball. At Wooster this fall, Schneider- soon established himself with Coach Swigart as one of-'the better line candidates. He was used A. Turner of Route 1, North Canton; Ohio, has arrived at Okinawa in 'the Ryukyu Islands, aboard the seaplane tender USS Salisbury Sound.. The Salisbury Sound, one of the newest seaplane renders in the Pacific Fleet, is attached to Fleet Air Wing 1, on seaplane and maintenance duty in the China-Japan area. NAVY MOTHERS CLUB TO MEET DECEMBER 10 •The members of the North Canton Navv Mothers Club will meet at both guard andtaekle posts and ,fn the Community Building for a ffuite often backed up the line on business ■meeting on Tuesday, De- defense. '. Ieern'he'r_10 .at 7:30 o'clock. The an- /-u-,.i. <m ■„ „i u.7 i _ i_ 1 *nual election of officers will be r,i^f? S^e8i^ already hegun 1^ t tw time_ Mrs_ E j Cath. plans for the 1947 season and he is j^ president of the club will pre- countmg on Schneider, one of 13 ' - - lettermen expected back as the nucleus of the team. Wooster will play John Carroll, Findlav. Kent State, Oberlin. Denison, Muskingum, Akron, Heidelberg and Mt. Union. side. For the 1946 season Wooster defeated Capital 7-6 and Denison 21- 0, tied Muskingum 12-12 and Hei- OPTIMIST CLUB MET WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4 Clair Studer spoke on "Cheniis- trv and its application in everyday life"' at the Optimists regular semi monthly dinner meeting held in the Community Building on lt is Peter« Allan'i ri;)oriseller T: Kintz . . Ijindeiibergpr -Mandrell . . McDowell .. . Stover U'hito ' rh J i. Peters . ..lb NAVY C. Miller P.. Miller . . Howe .. Craven rg *Weart,t!uY r t Hea.l5 i e Hee*kamaii qb .. .. Scmnhalte'i lh Shaub Thompson Hinkle delberg 1*4-14, lost to Findlay 27-' Wednesday, December 4. Jack G, to Mt. Union 7-5, to Akron 26-20 Lawrence and Dale Gerber were in and to Oberlin 23-0. | charge of the meeting. Little Art Gallery Presents December Art Exhibition The Little Art Gallery of the North Canton Library is presenting- an exhibition of Oils and Water Colors by Henry Keller, through the month of December. Mr. Keller is a native of Cleveland having* been born there on April 3, 1870. Under his inspiring leadership Cleveland has won worldwide recognition as a water color Joe Esntdnt --. Elected See'g-Treas. Of Metro League The Metropolitan League meeting was held in the Akron Y. W. C. A. on November 25. Mr. Traxel'l .was elected president and Joe Esmont was elected Secretary-Treasurer. Baseball championships .we're awarded in "the Morten High School. They won seven and lost one. North Canton finished in second place, Coventry in third place, Springfield in fourth place and Stowe in fifth place. In the football league Springfield was in first place with five wins, no loses arid no ties, North Canton was in second place with four wins, one loss and no ties. Morten-Elliot was in third and fourfli place with two wins, and two loses and oVie tie, Coventry was in fifth place with one win, four loses, and no "ties, and Stow was in sixth place with no wins," five loses and no ties. In, the all Metropolitan -League football squad Springfield plays seven men, Gerie Perry. Dale BrogwelL. Bob Menefee. Doc Sample, Chuck Hickman and John Cotrill who' are all sen- Tors and -Bill' Esler who is a junior.- Perry Hickman, is 'the- co-cap^ tain. . , - - , --. V.-,' North Canton "had "five me¥i,*DcJn Wehdel, X?ehe W"iUa*rn&n; >LPseTr- iors and Dick Seaman. BUI'Owens and Jim Heckaman, all juniors. ; Elliott-Morton was in third place with "four ' men,'"_ Gene Btactor, Marvin Frye, Eugene Barnes and Harold Bates .all seniors. " i Norton had three. Gene Fanard, Richard Duford and Bob MeCray, all seniors. Coventry with two. Russell Jacobs, a senior and Tom Maus, a junior. Stow with one, WilSan: •Kimmel, a junior. meet at the church for their an nual Christmas party on Wednes- j Women's Club will be the guests. Junior Chamber Has luuyc? Attendance at Tuesday Meeting "The Junior Chamber of Commerce members turned out 100% in honor of their guests, the State President, George W. Bri'ttain, and Merle Thomas, vice president of the Ohio State Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Brittain was guest speaker at the "meeting* which was held at the Edgewood Country Club. Mr. .Charles Schafer of Schafer- Messe'rly Drug Company, was an honored guest .a't the meeting. Mr. Schafer gave the local Jaycees .their first financial assist" when the cra-V*wa*s '"b-itfg' orjjafniSfeS." Another .nsw. rherrilUKr, TT^Hh/.Kiefef. Jr. • has be"en"addedJto-\'he nie.&b'e'i'sh'ip. " 'Plans;-are 'toeing", made- for establishing a '"Complaitit Clommit- tee" wherein anyone in town, feeling that something'-n-e'ds doing, can write to the North Canton Junior Chamber of Commerce members care of Post office box 302, Attention Bill Hoag, chairman, and the committee will, if the letter is ■signed, arid is "of a deserving nature, have it placed .before the cbahcil or brought to the attention of those "who should see that it is done. Touchdowns—Joe Peters, Stover, .Manrlrell Points after touchdown—Guenther Cplacernent) ' Substitutions—Army—Cooper, Wise, Willaman, Storch. Stull, -Spitler, Ru*l- ersmith. Miller, Hoft'ma'n, Guenther Navy—Prank, Young, HicKey, Trott, J Kintz, ,-Haverstock, Knorzer, Mills, Moon, Willis, Harrison, Van Vranken FOURTH GRADE MAJKES TRIP TO COUNTY HOME The fourth grade -.religious education class with their teacher, Mrs.'Gladys Carnock, made a trip to the County Horiie On Wednesday, -November 27. They were assisted by pupils of the entire grade school building in bringing fruit. A program iwas presented to the. residents of the home and fruit" was given to each one present. They wish :to th'a'nk the eleven narents who. helped by taking their cars: - -, . MISSIONARY SOCIETY OF COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN The Women's Missionary Society of the 'Community Christian CJkurcli will have 'chfaTge of the evening services Sunday evening. This meeting will take the place of the' regular monthly meeting, young and old. center. Mr. Keller is a figure ot national importance in Art. He has been invited, regularly for years, to show, his paintings at the Carnegie International Shews held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is known as one of the outstanding animal painters of the world. The spirit of such pictures is ascribed to his earlv life in the country. The number of Keller fans is explained by the fact that his subjects satisfy the lover "of still life and landscape, be it idealizm of realizm. Mrs. Keller has travelled in Eur- one, Spain and Latin America. These travels have influenced his vork greatly. He is noted for his circus pictures. Interest of visitors to the show Thus far has centered largely on an oil, ",New Shoes for Show" in which Mr. Keller displays his rnan- ner of expressive realizm. The remarkable thing about him is his facility in so many methods of •painting, without any loss of basic Quality or personal individuality of expression. He is known as one of rhe outstanding animal painters of the world. Persons who have not, availed themselves of the opportunity to "see the shows presented at the Little Art Gallery, should lose no time in seeing these paintings by Henry Keller, they consist of some of the most outstanding pictures of animal life. While this is not one of .the largest shows presented by the gallery insofar as the number of items on display is concerned, the current show is generally rated as one of the best. In selecting the 22 pictures, thirteen of which are water colors and • 9 oils, the Art Gallery considered these as outstanding works of Henry Keller, of interest to both -.ION REFORMED MISSIONARY SOCIETY TO MEET DECEMBER 12 The Missionary Society of the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church will be held on Tuesday, December 12 at 2 p. m. Rev. M. E. Beck will give a Christmas story and special music will be furnished bv Mrs. Ralph Nidy. Mrs. Sherwood Snyder and Mrs. Herbert Greenho will be hostesses for the afternoon meeting; election of officers will also be held. sponsors Dance Glass Because of the many requests for dancing-classes the Community Building has announced the beginning of a program under the direction of -Mrs. Betty Garthwaite. Mrs. Garthwaite will give instructions in tap; ballet, and acrobatic for beginners arid advanced. Those wishing to learn to dance whether 5 or 50 should contact the Community Building for hours, the first sessions were held on Saturday, November "30. NORTH CANTON BOOK CLUB TO MEET DEC. 10 Mrs. R. T. Warburton was hostess to The North Canton Book Club on Tuesday, November 26. At this meeting Mrs. Evan Schiltz reviewed the book "The Rebellion of Leo Mcquire" by Davis. The social! meeting of Decemher 10 will be held in the home of Mrs. Richard Everett of Glenwood Avenue. December First Brings Winter Weather With First Snowfall . For the first time in history since records have been kept no snow fell during the month of November.' But December in an effort to make up for her sister months delinquency* started with the first snow of the season on the very first day of the month. After a coy approach, winter actually appeared Sunday, hig-h winds accompanied the snow and for a little while it looked like we might be in for it right at the beginning. Though cold and biting winds greated Stark County during Nov- - errib'er, it was a little warnfer and a little drier than usual according to the weatherman, D. O. Corner, North Canton's official weather observer. A new temperature record was * set on the third of November, when the mercury climbed to a high of 76 degrees here in North Canton. The lowest registered during November was on November 23 when the temperature dropped to 18. The first killing frost was registered on November 5 and the second on the sixth, • r The mean monthly temperature was 44.36 degrees, three degree's higher than the normal of ,40.5; Precipitation totaled 2.31 inches compared with the average November figure of 2155 degrees. There were ten clear days, • ten partly cloudy days and ten cloudy, during the month,
|Title||The Sun, 1946-12-04|
|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton Public Library|
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VOL. 23—,No. 8
NORTH CANTON, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 194C
$2.00 A YEAR
Christmas Parties Highlight
December Club Meetings
With the first snow of the year December bring*s that
'Christmas feeling' and Clubs in North Canton and vicinity-
are turning their December meetings into gala Christmas
How do you work? Do you finish what you start to do? Do
you have to do things over? Do1 you work because you have
to—or to fill up time ?
It was Carlyle who wrote "Genius is the infinite capacity
for taking pains." And it is that ability, that willingness of
spirit which is even more important than manual dexterity
.or mental skills.
Jr All work is as seeds sown; it grows and spreads like the
ripples from a stone thrown into a pool. We do not know
against what bank it may spend itself, or whom and what it
Slipshod work hurts first the doer. First in having to redo
—for redoing working is staying in a rut, is not progressing
r learning. -Second, in the weakening of ability to do a job
right. Carelessness is a habit-forming drug, insidious in its
sapping of morale, but deadly in its effects .
The work that each of us do, the work that is before us, is
our job, to be done by us. We.must prove that we do it better
than anyone else.
But there is another thing to be remembered. Dr. Stelzle
brought it out in an article once years ago: "The day's work
stands for a socialized effort, which has become possible only
because others for the past have contributed their share to
our effort. To these we owe a debt of gratitude. There is only
one way in which we may pay this debt we owe them—we
have the^pjiyilege of building upon the foundation laid by
our forefathers, so that other millions may be blessed because"
of our own labors.
"This mayseem idealistic, but the law of progress demands
this of us, unless we are content to become parasites, living
from the labor of others. In a sense, every man is a parasite,
who is. mlling:J;oa*£eeive the henegis which hss?e- accrued as
the result of others' labors, without contributing his share to
the common good." * •
This is* as true today as it was when it was written. The
way to get ahead—both materially- and spiritually—no matter what task confronts you,, is to do the day's work as
^4hou*gh it were the 'only job in the yorld—the one thing by