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This year Successful mosquito control re quires that their breeding places be located early in the spring, and ap propriate measures be taken before the adults have an opportunity to emerge. It is an easy matter to destroy the mosquito in the water stage, but next to impossible to work out any successful mosquito control when the pests once are on the wing. Adult spring mosquitoes are vic ious biters. They also are long lived, and altho most abundant in the spring they live on until late ON THE MOSQUITO BATTLEFRONT has been in that it to draft fortunate is giving Bluffton’s Control activity has bee mapped by the citizens’ in charge of the program, and with the advent of warmer weather the work will be launched promptly. Dr. Ramsey er Is Speaker In Lima Dr. Lloyd L. Ramseyer, president of Bluffton college, was the speaker Tuesday at a noon luncheon meeting of the Lima Kiwanis club. Subject of his talk was “Social Intelligence”. Eating Protective Foods Today people eat more of the pro tective foods, such as milk, green leafy vegetables, tomatoes and cit rus fruits, than they did 50 years ago, says the United States depart mentof agriculture. "My income goes a lot farther now." Yes, a personal loan works wonders with a budget over burdened by debt. It pays bills and balances puts everything you owe in one place. It cuts monthly out go from 20 to 50% ... so that you have more of your in come for your own good use... Just like a raise in pay. Put your family finances in order with a thrifty budget loan. It’s easy to arrange ... convenient to repay on your own kind of terms. City Loan service is pleasant, helpful and strictly private san Folder Paul Scho«nlein Manager COR. MARKET & ELIZABETH STS., LIMA, 0. Phone Main 7351 August the refore ifesta- If Bluffton’s control campaign is to be a success sary that ever Bluffton however, it is neces citizen do his part, village officials are plan ning to prevent breeding in streams, ponds, quarries, parks, streets and other public places, but the private citizen also must prevent breeding on his own premises. homes the usual for mosquitoes in barrels, tubs and shallow wells, About private breeding places elude: cisterns, buckets of water, pools of water remaining after rains, leaky pipes, leaky hydrant valves, tin cans, bottles, plugged water troughs, uncovered cesspools, plug ged roof gutters and downspouts. ML Cory School News The first act of “The Romancers” ay Edmond Rostand who wrote ‘Cyrano de Bergerac” was presented by the eighth grade of Mt. Cory ffiapel Friday undisr was of at of the direction been making district. The jene Klammer id by Kenneth Walters and now hangs in the sup erintendent’ office. The third grade has been studying Holland and has a large wind mill fifteen feet high which will hold four pupils inside. The pupils help ed make the windmill under the di rection of Miss Marcella Reese. The airplane in the first and second grade room has received its final coat of yellow paint. It is large enough to hold two pupils in the cockpit, and supervision Beagle. made under the Miss Genevieve for the roll The last six at Mt. Twelfth Maurice honor has been announced It is as follows: grade—Muriel Steiner, Steiner, Avis Marshall, Main, Eugene Klammer, Dukes, Mary Lou Carr, Earl Bower sox, Marjorie Alspach Eleventh grade—Jim Wooley, Betty McVey, Bernita Holmes, James Gilbert, Ann Charles Elizabeth Dukes Tenth grade—Von W inget, Robert Powell, Moyer, Wanda Montgomery, Marquart, Kenneth Green grade—Ida May Arnold, Arnold, Betty Jean Edinger, Ger aldine Henry, Carol Montgomery, Vera Smith, Lois Steiner, Kathleen Waltz Eighth grade—Jean Dukes, Roberta Manges, Norma Montgom ery, Pauline Simkins, Marjorie Oberly Seventh grade—Robert Bow ersox, Mary Katheryn Gratz, Eileen Steiner, Marilyn Steiner, Lorence Werner Sixth grade—Joan Carr, Jane Dukes, Carol Henry, Judith Montgomery, Jacqueline Zimmer man Fifth grade—Wilma Hamilton, Doris Jean Roether, Paul Stuckey, Elizabeth Cook, Louise Johnson Fourth grade—Eleanor Steiner, Suz anne Woolley Third grade—Dorothy Welty, Howard Von Stein, Eugene Steiner, Richard Koontz grade—Shirleen Wolfrom, Shafer, Dickie Dukes, Donna Cylmer, Dorma Jean Watkins, Joan Steiner, Donald Moyer First grade—Joan Green, Nora Mae Powell, Sue Ann Radabaugh, John Rogers, Steiner. Zimmerman’s Jewelry A complete line of popular makes, straps and attach ments. Wide range of prices. at W. H. Gratz Footwear Shop Wednesdays, April 24, May 1, S, 15 Afternoons and Evenings We do all kinds of watch repairing HARRY ZIMMERMAN Dale Evelyn Marion Ninth Lloyd Second Jeanette Patsy Marksmen Will Compete At Lima Bluffton marksmen are planning to participate in the fifth annual muz zle-loading rifle and pistol tourna ment to be held at the Lima Gun club range, Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26. The meet at Lima represents a combination of trophy matches form erly held at New Bremen and Cin cinnati. Three From Here On County Committees Three Bluffton men were named to :ecutive committees at a meeting of last week at Lima. Seven committees appointed by of ficers represent game, fish, forestry, lakes and parks, law enforcement, social qnd finance. Gerald Berry is a member of the game committee Dan Trippiehorn is on the fish committee, and Silas Diller serves on the lakes and parks committee. Stratton School Picture Is Shown Students attending the abandoned Stratton school in Orange township half a century ago are pictured in a photograph placed on display this week in the window of The Bluffton News. Thirty-seven pupils are in the pic ture, with their teacher, the former Miss Ida Diehl. Miss Diehl now is Mrs. Horace Stratton, residing south of Bluffton. Only eight of the 37 students were girls, and the rest of those shown in the of the ever. photograph were boys. None students were very old, how- Beaverdam of and Mrs. Orville Thomas Mich., were Wednesday of the former’s parents Mr. Mr. Detroit, guests i and Mrs Mrs. J. M. Thomas. ester Bierly and sons of Wednesday with Mr. Lafayette spent and Mrs. J. C. Mr. and Mrs. bus Grove, Mr. Williams and Nancy Jane Williams were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Williams. Yant. Dan Wing of Colum and Mrs. Francis Mr. and Mrs. T. V. Stirn spent Sunday at Akron the guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Krouse. Mr. and Mrs. Cal Phillips, Mrs. Catherine Ross and son John at tended the funeral of Mrs. Lydia Minnich at Greenville, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Bowers of Payne were Sunday visitors of the latter’s parents Mr. and Mrs. P. V. Bowers. Mrs. Olive Bailey was a week-end visitor of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Walthers and family at Findlay. George Troxel of Lima was a Sat urday visitor of Mr. and Mrs. John Troxel. Mrs. G. T. Andrews was called to Leipsic Friday on account of the death of her daughter-in-law Mrs. Earl Andrews. Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Trout visited Friday with Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Entrikin. Mrs. Mary Searfoss who was a pa I tient at Memorial hospital has been removed to the home of her sister, Mrs. Isaac Amstutz. Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Lee, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Pugh and Frederick Arnold were tors of Mr. and Mrs. and family at Lima. son Jackie, Sunday visi Clarence Lee Mrs. T. V. Stirn was substitute teacher in the intermediate grades at Ft. Jennings school the past week. At a meeting of the P. T. A. held (Monday night Mrs. I. C. Paul was elected president Mrs. Maxine Mc Elwain, vice president Mrs. Lewis Van Meter, secretary Francis Marshall, treasurer. Dr. Herschel Litherland was the guest speaker. Mr. and Mrs. I. C. Paul were visi tors at North Manchester, Ind., Sat urday. Mrs. Carrie Durkee was a Satur day visitor of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Fensler at Lima. Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Lewis and daughter, Mrs. Nellie Ackerman and daughter of Lorain, Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Neuenschwander of Lima, spent Friday with Mr. and Scott Lewis and Mrs. Esther bard and sons. It being the wedding anniversary of Mr. Mrs. Lewis. Mrs. Lom 50th and class Wed- The Y. M. P. Sunday school of the Church of Christ met nesday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Pleyel Fett. Members present were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Yant, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Amstutz, Mr. and Mrs. Grant Barber, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Reigle, Mr. and Mrs. Merril Arnold, Mrs. John Herron, Mrs. Cleda Gratz, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Van Meter, Mrs. Conner Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Chidester. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Wagner of Lima were Sunday evening callers of Mr. and Mrs. Clem Yoakum. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bassett of Cin cinnati were week end visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mayberry. Janet Andrews spent Sunday with Donna Sommers. Mr. and Mrs. Levi Ransbottom of Kansas are spending several weeks with Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Young. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Lippincott of Lima and Mrs. Lucretia Lippincott of Bluffton were Sunday afternoon callers of Mrs. Emma Vinson. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Andrews, Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Young, Mr. and Mrs Levi Ransbottom, Mrs. Blanche Everett, Miss Helen Conrad, Mrs. Ed Fett, Mrs. Carrie Durkee and daugh ter Ruth attended the funeral of Mrs. Earl Andrews at I^eipsic Sun day afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Weaver of I?ma v, i t-e Saturday afternoon call era of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Shull. THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO County Tax Receipts Higher Than In 1939 Allen county real estate tax collec tions for the first half of 1939 ex ceeded payments f-r th correspond ing period in 1938 by $25,904.34, ac cording to a report last week from the office of Byron T. Dershem, county treasurer. In the 1939 collection period which just closed, county officials received an aggregate of $811,016.93. Collec tions in 1939 for the first half 1938 period were $785,112.58. Tax duplicates for the county dis tricts have been turned over to the county auditor’s office, and settle ment of the first half collection is ex pected soon. Last week’s sales tax collections amounted to $4,627.33, an aggregate for the year of $73,247.45. Personal tax receipts to date amount to $68,893.99, and $48,222.59 have been paid in the classified tax division. Bluffton F. F. A. Unit Wins Contest Future Farmers of America club members from Bluffton High school were the honor guests at an Allen county F. F. A. party held last Fri day evening in Lima Memorial hall. Special honors were accorded to the local club as winners in a coun ty-wide pest cont st held during the winter months. Bluffton competed in the pest cam paign with F. F. A. teams from Har rod, Lafayette, Shawnee and Spen cerville. Attendance at the meeting last Friday aggregat 1 more than 175, with representative from five schools in the audience. Bluffton’s F. F. A. group, directed by Harry F. Baria s, faculty advisor, is one of the most active in the county. Sportsman's Dinner At Lima On April 25 Members of the Bluffton Commun ity Sportsmen’s club are planning to attend a conservation dinner at the Shawnee high school southwest of Lima Thursday night, April 25. “Boss” Johnston, Hoosier conser vationist, a weekly speaker from WLW, will give the principal ad dress. Part of his program will in clude an impersonation of a Sioux Indian in costume. A representative from the conservation department will speak, and several reels of fish ing subjects will be shown. Dallas Berry, secretary-treasurer of the local club, has charge of ticket sales for Bluffton. Mt. Cory School Names May Queen Muriel Steiner has been elected May Queen in an election by the Mt. Cory high school as plans for the school’s first May Day were started. Marjorie Alspach was chos en to be Maid of Honor, and Eugene Klammer was elected Master of Cer emonies. The date has been set for May 17 and the crowning of the queen will take place on the school lawn. A .program with May pole dance, music, and singing games will be given un der the supervision of Miss Isabelle Stewart. The court of honor will take part in the processional and the following couples have been chosen to take part: Mary Lou Carr, Donavin Mont gomery, Elizabeth Dukes, Robert Moyer, Jeannette Wise, Earl Bower sox, Martha Jones, Howard Mar quart, Mary Amstutz, Maurice Stein er. High School Notes Members of Hi-Y and Girl Re serves clubs held a roller skating party at Delphos Tuesday night. It was the annual joint party held by the two organizations. Ohio girls glee club honors will be sought by the Bluffton club this Fri day when the group participates in the state contest at Columbus. Bluff ton girls are singing in the Ohio meet for the second successive year. They qualified for the trip to Co lumbus by winning honors in a dis trict contest held in Bluffton on March 15. Inter-class basketball tournament play was ended last week, with the sophomores defeating a junior team, 48 to 27. On the winning team were Roger Howe, Russell Gratz, Robert Cooney, Peter Schmidt, Norman Beidler and John Herrmann. A novel music program was pre sented at an assembly meeting Tues day by the Ritz Trumpeteers. Four men musicians appeared with the concert group. Students in the vocational elec trical department were in Toledo Wednesday on a visit to the new Macomber vocational high school. George Sigg, instructor, accompanied the group. Eleanor Berky, senior, tied for seventh place in the Ohio general scholarship contests administered to sixty-one Allen county h’gh school seniors at Li ,.a early this month. -.I- Shrouded in a four-inch snowfall and a treacherous coating of ice, winter paid a surprise return visit to Bluffton last Thursday night. In the wake of the snow storm, temperatures dropped to a mark of 12 degrees above zero early Friday morning, the coldest Mid-April weather since 1873. Catching residents of the area en tirely unprepared, the cold wave re sulted in many emergency calls to local coal dealers and Bluffton gardening operations stopped abrupt ly. Tractors Freeze In the rural area surrounding the town, farmers busy with belated spring work found their tractors with frozen radiators and motor blocks. Tractors that had been placed in side buildings escaped damage, but many farmers had left their powder vehicles setting in fields or in barn yards. Many of these had cracked engine blocks and bursted radiators, it was reported. A driving snow storm Thursday night made highway traffic hazard ous, and there was a four-inch Mt. Cory Misses Genevieve Beagle, Marcella Reese, Ruth Folk, Thelma Jordan, Olive Obee and Norman King, teach ers of the Mt. Cory school and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Edinger of Bowling Green motored to Toledo, the home of Mr. and Mrs. James O’Brien, where they enjoyed a buffet dinner and spent the evening. Mrs. O’Brien is the former Kay Ebersole, a form er teacher in the Mt. Cory school. Rev. and Mrs. A. E. McVey, Mrs. W. S. King, Mrs. J. S. Cuppies, Mrs. M. S. Steininger, Mrs. J. H. Bowersox and Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Kramer attended the missionary group rally at Townwood last Thurs day. The fall rally will be held in the Mt. Cory Evangelical church. Mrs. Hazel Steininger and Miss Ruth Bowersox visited the Vanlue school last Friday afternoon and at tended the operetta in the evening. Dr. and Mrs. A. E. King spent Sunday afternoon with Dr. and Mrs. ?arm Tractor Radiators Freeze As Mercury Drops To 12 Degrees eJlene. QdJe you,". Beautyrest by blanket of white before the downfall ended. State highway plows had to be called out to clear deep drifts that a driving wind piled up over night some and which practically blocked roads Friday morning. Highways Treacherous highways were a menace to Icy traffic until noon Friday, and altho bright sunlight brought some relief during the late morning and after noon, temperatures fell below the freezing point again Friday night. Slightly warmer weather arrived Saturday, and on Monday a typical spring rain fell intermittently thru out the day. Temperatures contin ued to rise Tuesday, and forecasts indicated much weather could be expected middle of the week. weather warmer by the degrees In 1923, a mark of nine above zero was recorded on April 1, but last Friday’s cold wave was re ported the coldest mid-April weather since 1873. Return of wintry conditions fur ther aggravated the delay in spring work on farms in the Bluffton area, which already is far behind its ac customed schedule. W. M. Munday of Forest. Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Crawford vis ited with Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Peter man, Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Nonnamaker and Mr. and Mrs. John McVetta spent Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. Earl Nonnamaker and daughter of Lafayette. The occasion being a birthday surprise on Mrs. Earl Non namaker. Adrian Warren, Misses Ruth ersox and Dorothy McVey Sunday in Columbus. Bow spent Frank Ballister was a Sunday din ner guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Kinstle. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Kramer and Mrs. Augusta Nonnamaker attended the Zoller meeting at Bluffton Fri day evening. Mrs. Sarah Gorby of Findlay was a Sunday guest in the J. H. Bower sox home. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. 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Fritz and daughter Martha called on Mrs. John McVet ta Friday afternoon. The “Mission Band” of the Evan gelical church held their meet mg at the parsonage Monday evening. A birthday dinner was enjoyed by Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Stoller and daughter Joan of Ft. Wayne, Ind., at the home of Joan’s grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Guin. Susanne Wooley was a supper guest. Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Shiffer! y moved to Lima Monday. Mr. Shif ferly is employed in the Leader store in Lima. The Mt. Cory W. C. T. U. held their meeting with Mrs. Ivy Boob ring on Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Garlinger and daughter- Helen, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Garlinger, Misses Dottie Jackson and Lucille Fetters, all of Findlay, were Sunday afternoon callers in the W. Garlinger home. Cleopatra’s Home Italian archeologists believe they have found the location of a sump tuous palace occupied by Cleopatra during her two-year residence in Rome, from 48 B. C. to 46 B. C. 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