THE GOLDEN ROLL


| July/August 1971



CLARENCE MILLER, 73, of Belle-fountaine, Ohio, passed away February 19, 1971. He is survived by his wife, Helen. Mr. Miller was a native of Union County, Ohio, where he spent his earlier years on a farm and helped his father operate a steam threshing machine. He had three steam engines at the time of his death. He will be missed at the steam reunions as he was a regular attendant.

Sent in by Arthur L. Heiland, R.R. 1, Anna, Ohio 45302.

HARRY MOOMAW; 80, of Dover, Ohio, R.D. 1, died Sunday, April 25, 1971, in Onion Hospital, Dover, after a brief illness. He was born near Sugar-creek. He was a retired thresher and sawmill operator. He was Past President of Tuscarawas Pioneer Power Ass'n. He is survived by his wife and five nieces.

Sent in by Ralph A. Weidman, Route 2, Wooster, Ohio 44691.

WILLIAM C. ROTH, 88, of Gap, Rt. 2, Pennsylvania, died April 2,1971, after being thrown out of his car on Route 30. Ruth was an inventor and owner of the Ruth Machine Company at Gap. He was the holder of more than eight patents of his own development, including a farm hay baler and seeder, of which his Gap shop sold more than 5,000 before the equipment became obsolete. He also developed a cinder spreader which was used for many years by the State Highway Department.

Sent in by Elias S. Beiler, Musser School Road, Route 1, Leola, Pennsylvania 17540.