Mansfield News-Journal News-Journal News-Journal Monday, June 30, 1958 Wins First Prize For CE Float Richland Group Tops In State By JOHN GRAY Staff Correspondent SHELBY Richland County County took first prize for the best float in the parade held Sat urday at the 73rd annual Christian Endeavor Union at Painesville, 0. In charge of Gary Hipsherj or bhelby, the float was judged Via Kocf in tVio ctntA anf mmII be entered in Mansfield's lsnth anmvprcnrv nararia in : be held July 12. The entire delegation of 19 "Richlanders ' helped make the float which had its theme "For Christ and the Church. painted in large letters across the top. A red background was used on the truck borrowed for the float, with Richland County in large white letters across both sides. BEST COUNTY GROUP Richland County Christian Endeavorers also were judged the "best county group" for activities carried' on during the past year and brought home a cup and certificate. If three of the certificates are received, the county will get to keep the cup donated as j. i t? ri . J . uie ci iiesi-iiiuuias iiesi-iiiuuias iiesi-iiiuuias nwaiu. The new cup donated by Finance Director Chester P. Monn of Shelby for the convention convention was won for the first time by the Franklin County group. Richland County also won the Miller-Monn Miller-Monn Miller-Monn Award for the best junior work and placed second for the most registrations outside the host counties. Miss Patricia Pugh of Shelby served as state registrar, and Mary Lou Liv-I Liv-I Liv-I ingston was Richland County registrar. . Miss Mary Brook of Gan ges was chairman of the pro gram committee ror tne con vention. STATE OFFICERS State officers were elected for the fiscal year starting Aug. 1 with the Rev. Clarence Tfnnn rtf Tiavinn llnitor! Rrth. ren Church minister, a presi dent. Elected to the state board of ' trustees from Richland f-nnntv f-nnntv f-nnntv wprA fJarv Winchor representative under 21 years of age; Clyde Mowry of Bell- Bell- vule, . vice president; Miss Helen Mentzer of , Lexington, heirs superintendent; Miss Patsv Pueh of Shelbv. Inninr v 4 ' superintendent; Miss Mary Brook of Ganges, missionary superintendent, and John Gray of Shelby, publicity director. director. ' Others from Richland Coun ty attending the convention were Miss Carol Warrick, John Warrick, Dennis Gates and Miss ' Sharon Copeland tof Ganges, Miss Carol Baker, Miss Peggy Pierce and Miss Roberta Campbell of Lexing-i Lexing-i Lexing-i ton, Miss Mary Kathrvn , Glower of near Shelby, new- new- iy-eiected iy-eiected iy-eiected Richland County president; Roger Steele of Shiloh; Mrs. John Gray of Shelby, county president the past year, and Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Mowry of Bellville and children, Chris and Coleen, who helped with the junior float in the parade. of of St. R. er, H.