The second semester opened Mon
day and outside of a few shifts in
classes everything proceeded in the
customary routine. Business Law
will be taught in place of Economics.
American Government and Sociology’
will change places during the second
semester. Both are half unit courses
and taken by all seniors in the high
The Girls Athletic Association of
the high school defeated the girls
varisty from Bluffton college, 16 -14
in a basketball game held at the gym
nasium, Monday night.
“The Schools of Turkey” was the
subject discussed at a meeting of the
Bluffton Teachers association by’ Prof.
Richard Honig, instructor in physics
at Bluffton college, at a meeting of
the body held at the cafeteria, Mon
To give some indication of the vol
ume of books handled at the Bluffton
Public library, statistics compiled by
Miss Ocie Anderson, librarian, sl ow
ed that one book is checked out and
one boo kwas checked back every five
minutes of the day during the year
1940. This count does not include
any books used within the library or
during the library study halls. If
these figures were added to the totals
the amount probably would be tripled.
Initiation ceremonies were held at
the meeting of the Future Home
makers of America at the regular
meeting Tuesday evening. Following
the initiation travel movies of Florida
and Ohio were shown to the group.
Those initiated were: Margaret
Schumaker, Frieda Fritchie, Vera
Smithely, Majorie Stratton, Jeanette
Burkholder, Marjorie Moser and Le
Considerable progress is being made
in the production of the Buccaneer,
school annual, under the editorship of
Charlotte Santschi. The annual this
Having rented my farm, I, the undersigned will sell at
public auction on the farm 21/5 miles south and 2 miles
west of Jenera 6 miles north and 3 miles east of Ada or
3 miles east of Orange Center
Friday, January 31,1941
year will be featured by an unusu
ally large picture section devoted to
shots of activities and persons
Cutlass, bi-monthly school
newspaper, will be published again
this Friday, according to Marilyn
Hofer, editor. A plan is being dis
cussed by the staff to have various
members of the editorial
as issue editors with full
ity for the paper for one
tails of the plan will be
in the near future.
A two reel sound movie entitled
“Rain For the Earth” will be shown
in both the science and social social
science classes this week. The pic
ture will deal with drought conditions
in the country.
Ohio farmers who plant their des
ignated share of the 1941 corn al
lotment of 2,386,441 acres will re
ceive conservation pay’ments of nine
cents per bushel on the normal yield
on their acreage. Parity payments
also will be made but the amount is
not yet determined.
The importance of developing
mestic supplies of sugar beet sc
during the past 10 years becon
apparent now when access to Eur
ean producing sections is impossil
Farmers had difficulty getting suj
beet seed in 1914-18 when little s
was produced in United States.
FLO RI DA
You can reach your place in the sun—on a
Florida beach—with the greatest ease, com
fort and saving by Greyhound. Go now by
Super-Coach—for more fun, for less money.
One Way One Way
ES—Team of registered bay Belgian mare
15 HEAD CATTLE—Durham cow, 9 years old black
cow, 9 years old Jersey cow, 10 years old Guernsey cow,
3 years old 2 Jersey cows, 3 years old Guernsey cow. 6
years old red, Jersey, roan and Guernsey heifers 2 heifer
of these cows will be fresh by day of sale.
8 HEAD SHEEP—7 Shropshire ewes
38 HEAD HOGS—Black Poland China sow
sows roan sow 3 Duroc gilts spotted gilt. All to
in April Chester White male pig 23 fall pigs 7
averaging 75 pounds.
CHICKENS—15 Barred Rock laying hens.
Two tandem 6-ft. discs 6-ft. single disc spring tooth
harrow* 2 spike tooth harrows 3-in. tire Turnbull wagon
and rack McCormick mower, 5-ft. cut Gale corn planter
land roller International hay loader 2 single row corn
cultivators John Deere riding plow walking plow fanning
mill grindstone corn sheller 4 hog farrowing pens
Fairbanks platform scales drill press vice log chains
single and double trees garden tools crates pens wheel
barrows 5 shovel plow 500 egg incubator milk cans line
shaft small tools of all kinds and many articles too num
erous to mention.
1929 Model A Ford tudor sedan good tires and fine
Globe combination kitchen range and Montgomery
Ward heatrola, both in good shape E-Z-Way kerosene
stove Sellers kitchen cabinet kitchen table and chairs
dining room suite parlor suite leather davenport 2
library tables bed book case Quaker linoleum, 12 by 12
stands and commodes Aladdin lamp ironing board
vinegar cane molasses, popcorn and many other articles.
Sale to begin at 10 a. m.
B. J. Boutwell, Owner
Harold McClain, Auct. Chas. Orwick, Clerk
Lunch Served On Grounds
Bluffton High school will cooperate
with the Golden Rule Foundation of
Chicago, which is collecting funds for
distribution to war orphans of China,
under the direction of Madame Chiang
Globe banks will be placed in each
home room and the students are in
vited to deposit such money as they
can spare. The gifts will be sent
100 per cent to Madame Ciang Kai
Shek as the bookkeeping is taken care
of by the foundation.
BUDDIES, IN AND OUT
OF UNIFORM FARM
AND RANCH STORE
UNLESS EACH WERE
ABLE TO BUY THE
OTHER'S FOOD OR
GOODS, WE’D GO BACK
TO THE DA/2A' AGE'S.
in the evenir
The reception will be semi-formal
in nature and is rated one of the
outstanding social affairs of the
school year. Plans as to entertain
ment and refreshments are directed
by the faculty, students being guests.
Professor A. C. Schultz is chairman
committee in charge.
yTV AND FARM
THEY HAVE BANK
WHICH ARE BACKED
IN THE NATION,
C0U/V7RY AS WELL
as the ary.
Bluffton College Notes
C. 'Lehman, who for the
has been doing Polish Re
under the auspices of
address the students and the faculty
in an open Chapel service, Thursday
morning at 9:30.
Bluffton Y. W. girls enter
the Findlay Y. W. girls with
a supper in the lobby of Ropp Hal!
last Wednesday, preceding the Find
After the supper the program con
sisted of a soprano solo by Dorothy
Burner, a piano solo by Marie Zuer
eher, and a reading given by Eloise
Whitmore. The Findlay girls then
visited the rooms of Ropp Hall.
The first semester’s exams began
on Wednesday and will continue
through Saturday. Students will en
roll for the new semester next Mon
day and classes will resume Tuesday.
Robert Sommer, junior, has been
appointed chaplain for the dining
room at Ropp hall, it was announc
ed this week. He will be responsible
for the devotions at meal time.
Sommer was appointed by a student
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Knight and son
Eldon called on Mr. and Mrs. E. D.
Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Little of
Bluffton were Sunday dinner guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Little and son
Mr. and Mrs. Hiestand of Bluffton
were Sunday afternoon callers on Mr.
and Mrs. William Peterson.
Mrs. Amanda Walters and Mrs. Joe
Walters were callers on Mr. and Mrs.
George Crozier last week.
Mrs. Robert Willoby and daughter
Olive were callers on Mr. and Mrs.
Dohn Russell, Saturday afternoon.
The annual Bluffton college facul
k-student reception will be held the
eAening between semesters, next
Monday night in the Musselman li
brary at 8:00 p. m.
Albert Peterson and
were Sunday dinner
guests of Mr. and
and son Paul.
Mr. and Mrs. Char
Mrs. Huffman of Ot-
Mr. and Bert
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Wentworth
Matilda and Tommy Wentworth
were overnight guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles W. Crow, Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Forsythe were
Wednesday dinner guests of Mrs. M.
HAVE A POCKETBOOK
INTEREST IN EACH
under the direction of
Schrock, dean of women,
Metta Dean, matron of
Various improvements have been
made in Ropp hall in decorations and
recreation facilities. Wine and white
figured drapes decorate the windows
ton college participated
debate tournament at
college in Springfield,
team participated in
of non-decision debates. The
s represented were
Returning from a year’s experi
ence in war-crushed France, Miss
Edna Ramseyer, former dean of wo
men, will resume her duties as dean
and as instructor in the department
of home economics starting with the
opening of the second semester.
She recently arrived in the United
States after serving since last Feb
ruary as supervisor and
a Friends Service Camp
refugee children near
The Bluffton college Y. W. C. A.
girls entertained the Findlay college
Y. W. C. A. girls with a supper in
the lobby of Ropp hall last Wednes
day preceding the Findlay game.
After supper the program consist
ed of a piano solo by Marie Zuercher
and a reading by Eloise Whitmore.
“The Lost Church”, a religious
play, was presented at the new
chapel by the college church society
Sunday night. The production was
under the direction of Prof. P. W.
The State of Ohio.
Allen County, ss.
Estate of John W.
of Bluffton, Ohio,
Elmer C. Romey,
been appointed and qualified as administrator
of the estate of John W. Hilty, late of Al
len County, Ohio, deceased.
Dated this 3rd day of January, 1941.
RAYMOND P. SMITH,
39 Probate Judge.
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT
The State of Ohio,
Allen County, ss.
Estate of Moses Steiner Deceased.
Fiarw Steiner of Bluffton, Ohio, has been
appointed and qualified as administratrix of
the estate of Moses Steiner, iate of Allen
County. Ohio, deceased.
Dated this 4th day of January, 1941.
RAYMOND P. SMITH.
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT
Sta+e of Ohio.
Allen County, ss.
Estate of Alta S. Faze, Deceased.
THE STATE OF OHIO
Allen County, as.
icrine Balmer, dec
of Bluffton. Ohio
13th day of January. 1941.
RAYMOND P. SMITH,
Observation of the mechanical de
vices used to prevent cannibalism
among hens indicates that shields
over the eyes cause less decrease in
egg production than appliances at
tached to the beaks.
Mr. and Mrs. Russel Poling of Ada
were Sunday dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Ernest Hall.
Wm. Rimer of Kalida was a Wed
nesday evening supper guest of Mr.
and Mrs. T. V. Stim.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lutterbein
of Camp Shelby, Miss. Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. Luttterbein of Lima Mr.
Mrs. A. J. Lutterbein and son
were Friday evening guests of
and Mrs. Gail Arnold.
Mrs. Mary Steele spent the
week with Mr. and Mrs. Walt Faber
Mrs. Arthur Pugh was a Wednes
day visitor of Mr. and Mrs. Dan
Augsburger at Ada.
Mrs. Nora Eckenwiler spent several
days the past week with Mr. and Mrs.
Wilbur Potee and family at Bluffton.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ryan, daughters
Ruth and Patty were Tuesday even
ing visitors of Mr. and Mrs. W. R.
Lippincott of Lima was a
caller of Mrs. Emma Vinson.
Clem Watkins and Mrs. Rod-
ney Wrinkle of Mt. Cory were recent
visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bogart.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Van Meter
accompanied Miss Maxine Cook on
Thursday to Washington, D. C. where
she has accepted a position in the
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Wolfe and
daughter Lois were recent callers of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Post at Allen
The members of the Vesperian S.
S. class were entertained Wednesday
evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Gail Arnold. Those present were:
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Wolfe, Mr. and
Mrs. I. M. Jennings, Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Clark, Mr. and Mrs. Russell
Brackney, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Hu
ber, Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Trout, Mrs.
Arthur Pugh and son Jackie, Rev.
and Mrs. E. J. Arthur, Mrs. Everett
Rowland, Miss Ruth Durkee, Mr. and
Mrs. A. J. Lutterbein, the host and
Sherry Jan Zimmerman of Bluffton
was a week end visitor of her grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Amstutz.
The P. T. A. met at the school au
ditorium, Monday evening. Sheriff
William Daley of Lima was the guest
Mr. and Mrs. Charles
berg, Otterbein, Earlham,
Ohio university and Bluffton
were: Leland Lehman,
Fretz, Leonard Metzger, Mark Hou
shower, Ray Ramseyer and Alvin
Mary Marshall who has been quite ill.
there are correspc
at no cost to Ohi
can be secured fi
tock, extension editor, at the Uni
of Inspection and Supervision of
Fcr the Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 1940
Population 6,420, 1930.
Total Salaries and Wages Paid During the
Year 1940 ..................................................... $ 2.921.79
Tax Valuation $49,580.79
Tax Levy ......................................................$ 1-30
Florence Burkholder, et
Wm. Paul Faze of 426 S. Main St.,
ton, Ohio, has been named and qualified as
executor of the estate of Alta S. Faze, late
of Allen County. Ohio, deceased.
Dated this 16th day of January, 1941.
RAYMOND P. SMITH,
41 Probate Judge.
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT
Jan. 15. 1941
I hereby certify the following report to be
correct. N. W, BASINGER
GENERAL TOWNSHIP FUNDS
General Property Tax $3,794.64
Sales Tax 971.52
Gasoline Tax ............ 2,550.00
Inheritance Tax ........................................... 827.54
Road Maintenance and Repair—-
Road Machinery and Tools
Compensation of Officers and
Tools, Machinery and Materials
Memorial Day Expenses ..
Total Payments $7,671.12
SUMMARY OF OPERATIONS BY FUNDS
Balance, January 1, 1940 (Clerk’s)..$ 5,367.51
Total Receipts and Balance
Payments During Year ........................
Balance, Dec. 31, 1940 (Clerk’s)....
Outstanding Warrants, December 31,
1940 (Add) .............................................
Balance in Depository, Dec. 31, 1940 $ 6,004
IN THE PROBATE COURT, ALLEN
Maurice R. Kohli, Administrator
of the Estate of Christina Kohli,
ACTION TO SELL REAL ESTATE
The following persons, defendants in the
above entitled cause: Florence Burkholder
and Monroe Burkholder, whose last known
place of residence was 1519 7th Avenue.,
South. Nampa, Idaho: Verna Patterson and
Dales Patterson whose last known place of
residence was Caldwell, Idaho Eulaia Bixel
and Waldo Bixel, whose last known place
of residence was Eugene, Oregon Armin
Kohli and Vanda Kohli, whose last known
place of reddence v.as Decatur. Illinois Car
oline Leigh and Horace Leigh, whose last
known place of residence was 639 Lilliebridge,
Detroit. Michigan Elbert Kohli, a minor.
that on th
letition in the Probate O
Ohio, in Caso No. 2065.’
as 990 Marie!
ill take notic
of Allen County,
appraised by th
the sum of Twelve Hundred ($1200.00) Doi'
parties are required to answer on or
the 26th day of February, A. I)., 1941.
MAURICE R. KOHLI,
Administrator of the Estate
of Christina Kohli, Deceased.
By Dan R. Trippiehorn, his attorney. 42
Mrs. Nancy Basinger of Columbus
Grove is spending several days with
Mrs. Regina Lemley.
The Pandora Fleetwings played
with Ottawa Parochial last Friday
night, losing a close game 24 to 26.
Sunday dinner guests in the E. O.
Edwards home were Barbara, Mary,
Sam and Eli Steiner, Noah Bixel and
Misses Ruth Steiner and Phyllis
Mr. and Mrs. Armstrong are the
parents of a baby boy born to them
at their home here Saturday. Mrs.
Armstrong was formerly Miss Phoebe
Glenn Pierman of Columbus was in
Homer Wenger is installing a new
furnace in the Donald McDowell
Andrew Steffen, Forrest Woodruff,
and Elbert Hilty left Monday for
Toledo and later will leave for Camp
Shelby, Miss., for a year of military
Rev. John Thiessen, Missionary to
India spoke Sunday morning at the
St. John Mennonite Church and Sun
day night at the Grace church. Mr.
and Mrs. Thiessen will leave soon
Frank Krohn is the owner of a
The Putnam County Methodist Ep
worth League Rally was held at the
Your first glance at Farm
all-H shows you handsome new
lines in the famous Farmall red.
But the real thrill comes when
THURSDAY, JAN. 23, 1941
Methodist church, Sunday afternoon
and evening. Rev. Cecil Fogle of
Lima was the speaker.
Willis Steffen who has joined the
navy for six years left for San
Mr. Bauman who lives on the
north end of town was hired to take
care of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Hatfield of
Toledo were visitors in the Hatfield
and Diehl homes Sunday. Mr. and
Mrs. Shirl Hatfield and daughters
were also Sunday supper guests in
the Diehl home.
Four Ideal Field Speeds
»”16-Mile Road Speed
The flexibility of Farmall-H
makes it the right tractor for a
variety of jobs Farmall-H has
a 5-speed transmission with
tour ideal working speeds, and
when equipped with rubber
tires there is a fifth speed of
16 miles an hour.
C. F. Nis wander
Mrs. Francis Kempf and baby
daughter were removed from the
Bluffton hospital to their home Wed
The Gideons of the Lima Camp at
tended the Evangelistic meeting
Tuesday night at the Missionary
church. Rev. and Mrs. Robert Strub
har of Peoria, Ill., are conducting
these services which will last until
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Sutter are on
trip in Texas.
The first prize winners in the
Farmers’ Institute posters are as
follows: Margy Alkire, 6th grade,
Charles Alkire, 9th grade, and Milton
Schutz, 11th grade.
Alloy steels containing cobalt are
highly magnetic and are often used
as permanent magnets in electrical
you put this great new Farmall
through its paces on your farm.
You 11 like the new comfort and
ease of handling and the
way it pulls a plow through any
kind of soil.
Get complete information
about 1 armall-H and what it
will do for you, Ask us about
big-size i’armall-M, and
Farmall-A the 'Culti-Visian'
As the sailor shouts, “All’s Well,” on
board ship, we shout “All’s Well” with
your Egg Mash, if you use Ration-
Ayd Feed Supplement.
The Bluffton Milling Co.
WANTED "DEAO STOCK
WE PAY TOP CASH PRICES
Horses $2.00 Cows $1.00
Small Stock removed free of charge.
Telephone Findlay, MAIN 475, Reverse Charges
BUCKEYE REDUCTION COMPANY, Findlay, Ohio
"Branch, Fostoria Animal Product*, Inc.”
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