Clipped From The Logan Daily News
New Magazine To Boost Ohio Books And Authors A new magazine, to deal with Ohm books and authors and tell Ohio's cultural story, will be published published by The Martha Kinney Coop rr Ohioana Library Association, it was announced today by Eugene D. Rigney of Chillicothe, chairman of the board of editors. Purpose of the magazine will be to further the library’s over all objective objective of publicizing books by Ohioans and books about Ohio. The magazine will be called “Ohioana: Of Ohio and Ohioans," and will appear quarterly. The first issue, of 32 pages, is scheduled for March 1958. The contents contents will include: a leading article Rites Wednesday For John Griffith Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. for John R. Griffith, 73, who died early yesterday yesterday at his home on Logan Rt. 4. The Rev. Maranda Casto will officiate. officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville, by the by a nationally famous Ohio writer; writer; a biography of a celebrated Ohio author; an article on Ohio music: hook reviews by outstanding outstanding Ohioans in the book world; news of forthcoming Ohio books and notes about Ohio authors; some work by Ohio artists; and perhaps an extract from a forthcoming forthcoming book. Trustees of the Ohioana Library have appiopriated the funds needed needed for publication. A subscription will cost $2,50 a year for libraries and is included in the dues of members. Individuals may subscribe subscribe by joining the library association association Which is located at 1109 Ohio Departments Building, Columbus. Columbus. , In addition to Mr. Rigney, the members of the board of editors arc: Mrs. Howard L. Bcis, Mrs. George E. Florence, Mrs. Depew Head, Lloyd E Siberrll of Columbus; Columbus; Mrs. Robert J. Izant (Grace Goulder), Miss Donna L. Root of Cleveland: Joseph Kelly Bodrey of Canton and Walter Rumsey Marvin of Columbus, managing editor.