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ALLEN COUNTY Second Strike In Three Weeks Operations at The Superior Coach Corp, were partially halted Monday as CIO voted its second strike in three weeks to determine jurisdic tional rights between its members and the A FL. Only about 300 A FL w-orkers, rep resenting 50 per cent of the day shift, early their nearly ventured thru picket lines Monday morning to go to jobs. The plant employs 1,000. Breaks Knee-Cap Third Time Frank J. Callahan, Lima council man, was back in St. Rita’s hos pital Saturday with another broken knee-cap, the result of a fall in Memorial hall where he had attend ed an American Legion meeting. His condition was reported satis factory following an emergency op eration shortly after midnight. The break is immediately above the one in the left knee which Cal lahan suffered this spring in Cleve land where he had gone to attend the Indians’ opening ball game. It is the third time the council man has suffered a broken knee cap. He received a right knee break some ten years ago in an automobile ac cident. .. Record Turnout At Pioneer Picnic One of the greatest crow’ds in its 47-year history turned out Thursday for the annual picnic and outing of The Elida Pioneer society in the W. W. Crites grove, near Elida. an interesting address on w’orld affairs, M. Davidian, Those present heard and up-to-the-minute this nation’s part in delivered by Rev. S. pastor of The Central Church of Christ. Westinghouse Gets War Order The Lima plant of the Westing house Electric and Manufacturing company has been granted a war department contract to furnish dyna motor units valued at $186,160, ac cording to dispatches from Wash ington, D. C. Delphos Street Fair This Week Delphos business district is ar rayed in holiday attire, in readiness for the five-day free street fair which opened Tuesday. •r NEWS NOTES FROM FOUR COUNTIES Electric light and power cables w’ere strung Sunday for more than 10 blocks for the special lighting and energy for show’s and exhibits. Cattle, poultry, sheep and swine will be housed in tents in Main street Carnival features will be erected at the main section and in adjacent streets. Six free vaudeville acts, band concerts, outdoor dancing, a balloon ascension and triple para chute descents will be offered each day. Lima Charter Repeal Opposed Scarcity of voters at last Tues day’s primary elections brought an attack on Lima’s charter form of government by Scott Wilkins, W’ho charged that nonpartisan primaries create lack of interest in city poli tics. The veteran politician announced an organization will be formed at a meeting to bi-partisan revision or form. advocate a return to the system, either through abolition of the charter Record Water Con sumption In Lima Lima’s all-time w-ater consumption record w-as shattered last week des pite relief from the current sus tained dry spell. E. E. Smith, waterworks superin tendent, disclosed the drain on the city’s w-ater supply the past seven days has been nearly three million gallons greater than any previous week’s mark in the history city. of the of a 47, new Consumers used a total 800,000 gallons in hitting peak. Normal w’eekly consumption is around 35 million gallons Union Wins Election Employes of the Davison Enamel Co., of Lima, chose the United Elec trical, Radio and Machine Workers’ Union (CIO) for their bargaining agency at a National Labor Rela tions Board election, CIO Organizer Sam Runyan reported. He said the vote was 103 to 10. County Airmen Go To Panama Two Allen county army air corps members, Evan Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Evan Jones, of Elida, and Low’ell Weaver, of Beaverdam, will depart Tuesday evening for Pana ma, Canal Zone, where they will be stationed. Both the men have been at their respective homes on 30-day furloughs. Dolly Madison Itelphos Fair All This Week Dolly Madison spent $1,000 a year No. 4B TRACTOR PLOW Extra strength and Extra clearance—you get both in a John Deere No. 4B Tractor Plow—plus the good work advantages which have made John Deere plows famous the world over. Io addition, you get the advantages of light draft, long-lived genuine John Deere Tractor Plow bottoms, roiling landside that carries rear weight when plow is working, the heavy-duty enclosed power lift, cush ion-spring-release hitch, levers adjustable in length, and sturdy wheels with replaceable chilled boxings. Feature for feature the John Deere No. 4B is the greatest two-bottom tractor plow ever built. You’ll like it. Bluffton Implement & Harness Co. JOHN DEERE QUALITY IMPLEMENTS go and SERVICE HANCOCK COUNTY Dies On Eve Of Celebration 12th which will year, Sept. The Ray w’ho marched with the sea, died home in Find 96th birthday a testimonial Jesse Miller, 96, General Sherman Saturday night in lay, a day before and on the eve service in his honor planned to be held in the College Church of God. to his his of Mr. Miller, one of Civil War vet erans remaining in Findlay, had not been seriously ill. He was in ap parent good health and was anti cipating his 96th birthday anniver sary Sunday. He was the last sur the 31st Division, Ohio vivor of Volunteer Infantry. Deer Seen Near Mt Blanchard Shoemaker of Findlay’ re Bob turned from the scenes of his early childhood around Mt. Blanchard last week with a deer deer. story but not the a doe, came from know but it was Where the deer, no one seemed to first spotted on the Don Foltz farm, three miles east of the village. Neighbors started out in pursuit of the animal as it hopped over fences and ran through fields and finally disappeared in the Foltz woods. Shoemaker said a deer had been seen a few days ago southeast of Mt. Blanchard. Rawson Plans 12th Homecoming Under the sponsorship of the Raw son Community band, the homecom ing is held annually to for operating expenses sical group. raise funds of the mu- Wife Surprise For Backfires Corp. Gilbert Henning, stationed at Camp Shelby, Miss., received a furlough last week and immediately left for North Baltimore, intending to make a surprise visit on his wife. Arriving there, he learned that his wife had left for Camp Shelby to make a surprise visit. He returned there and found Mrs. Henning wait ing for him. County Wheat Allot ment Cut Hancock county’s wheat allotment I m°bile, the for the 1942 crops has been reduced I man, and «. to 37,756 acres under the agricul-| tural conservation program, members of the county committee said Thurs day. The county allotment is a reduc tion of around 12 per cent from the 42,805-acre allotment for this year. A similar reduction w-as announced by the department of agriculture for the nation some time ago. Committeemen said the allotment notices have been mailed to wheat farms in the county, farmer w-ith an allotment less 15 acres may elect to have his classified as a non-allotment and plant up to 15 acres, they said. Mackey Death Is False Due to the confusion tw-o names that sound are spelled almost identically, of Capt. Joseph C. Mackey, about Findlay last week with dened expressions. To them hero of the airlanes w-as gone, had been killed in a crash of an Atlantic ferry plane in England. Then came w-ord that it was big mjstake. “We are sorry to spread an erroneous alarm”, ■he reply of the British government,! but Captain Joseph C. Mackey .si alive.” Farmer Wins Cake Baking Contest THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO 1 fl 1 1 winners of the grange contests during October. lete for homecom Plans are nearly comj annual Rawson be held five 9-13, inclusi E. Myers, the contract Show’s has and concessions which midway on Rawson’s The Myers shows held for the 1940 edition of the home-1 coming. Main si the con Raymond Earl Myers, 27, Kenton, who became a father for the second time Thursday, was killed Saturday when he was 'truck by a Greyhound bus while was standing beside a disabled aut mobile in U .S. Route 30-S near Marion. His skull and legs were fractured. and Boone Perkins, stopped their automo and were standing in the high- Mr. Myer Kenton, had bile way near the car when Mr. Myers was struck. Jail Inmate Nearly Wrecks Car Halloway T. Loveday, 35, of Knoxville, Tenn., was arrested by Kenton police on an intoxication charge. He didn’t like the Kenton jail so he broke the window and threw milk him $100 at a charge o property ch Dayton wor I An o 1cn| marijuana, Any| a tarn' thanriestroyed la: farm a?.ent I Two Mexi farm I ,. .1 ing action of Report I and fans went sad their Joe No more w-ould they experience the thrill of seeing Joe stunt as hel Middletown, sought funds for his had in past years when he was man-1 bus fare home. ager of the Findlay airport andl The aged man, a victim of par was commander of the Flying Ace$,| tiaI amnesia, rode a distance on a a superb formation of Eagles known! bus then hitchhiked until he col from coast to coast for their ing. OUR DEMOCRACY------- byM.t SAFETY YjJt Al III ttles at a nearby auto roperty of a city fire naged it. Mayor El H. McFarland fined i sentenced him under destruction of public rge to 30 days in house. —rn—11 SAFE AT HOME AN HONORED PHRASE, YET LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, SO INTERESTED IN PREVENTING UNTIMELY DEATHS, POINT OUT THAT tN 1939 ONLY 600 MORE ACCIDENTAL DEATHS OCCURRED ON THE HIGHWAYS THAN AT HOME. 32,600,AS COMPARED TO 32,000. LETS DRIVE AND WALK CAREFULLY, BUT ALSO PLAY SAFE AT HOME, WHERE IN l?39 MORE THAN SO% OF ALL ACCIDENTS OCCURRED. HOME ACCIDENT TOTAL-193? -4,732,000. other subordinate n a county event made by Mr. Riter any aid from his he used a The cake was himself without wife but he adknitted HARDIN COUNTY Recent Father Killed On Highway. the 20,000 Marijuana Plants Destroyed of estimated 20,000 plants und along a fence juth of McGuffey, were week by federal nar- row ins, Victoriano Billan wife, who live near v are in Toledo aw-ait the federal grand jury possession of mari w-ere arrested by officials and turned uebas and his McGuffey, nov on a char. I juana. T: Hardin county caused by I over to al authorities recently, alike Aged Hitch-Hiker Collapses Andrew McLaughlin, 83, of Mid dletown, N. Y., remained in the Hardin county infirmary this week while his nephew, Eddie Van Fleet dar-l lapsed near Alger last week, Sheriff I Randall R. Clark said. He w’as re all al moved to the county infirmary while have I efforts were made to locate relatives. came| A Marion township farmer proved I announced by D. B. Robinson, presi to members of his grange Fridayl dent of the Hardin County Agricul night that he could bake cakes as I ture society. In addition to the well as women—if not better. I premiums, a grand champion animal At any rate W. A. Riter, of the I will be selected in each breed. Mt Blanchard road, won the white! Bert Frederick, chairman of cake contest at Riverside grange I race committee, said that purses and is eligible to compete with the I taling $1,100 would be offered Horse Racing Planned For Fair Premiums totaling more than $1, 100 w’ill bo offered at the Hardin county fair which will be staged in Kenton October 8, 9 and 10, it was the to in J? Man Burned By Ammonia Delca A. Hardin Budget Is $299,616 A budget calling for a total of $299,616.84 for 1942 w'as approved by the Hardin county commissioners in special session Monday afternoon, attended by Harold J. Mills of lumbus, of the Ohio Chamber Commerce, and members of Hardin county district council committee. that department. Two full days ofl under quarantine, the next thirty harness racing will be staged andl days. one day of bicycle and pony racing. I One week later, Patrick was ar-1 rested and brought before Justice I Haudenschild on a charge of being I drunk and disorderly, filed by El-1 wood Williams. Patrick, this time,I was fined $100 and costs. His first I fine and costs had not yet been paid. I He is in the Hardin county jail. I PUTNAM COUNTY Leipsic Soldier Is Killed Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Haughn, liv ing near Leipsic, were informed Sun day that their son, Sergt Franklin Haughn, 26, was killed Saturday night near Basile, La., army truck gravel w'hile he and other soldiers were enroute to maneuvers. in 1938, were urged by County Auditor Carl Frick to pay within the next few* weeks and avoid the loss of their property through foreclosure proceedings. Ohio tax laws provide, the auditor pointed out, that after each August settlement of real estate collections, the auditor is to certify a list of all lots and lands upon taxes are delinquent over annual payment periods list is to be published. Hospital attaches I A 300-piece all-county band led by serious. music throughout the day. Relief Costs Are High| Water, Light Service Disrupted Of $199,666.84 appropriated* by the Hardin County commissioners fori The water and electric service of general fund operations in 1942,1 co]urnbus Grove w-as disrupted Mon welfare and relief agencies will re-1 day aftern00n for several hours, due ceive $76,155. It was estimated that to the failure of the water pumps to $128,804 will be needed for road function effectively at the municipa! PurP°ses- I plant. as Mills made recommendations the low'ering expenditures, which, the commission said, it will take into consideration. Drinking Costly To Motorist On August 3, Role Patrick, of Mc-I Guffey, promised to pay Justice ofl the Peace Roy Haudenschild $5 andl costs on an intoxication charge. I when an overturned on loose 93 Bushels Oats To Acre One of the best yields of oats re ported so far this year in the Pan dora community came from Richard Welty w’ho had out six acres of the grain on the C. O. Pierman farm. The crop averaged 93 bushels to the acre. County Will Sell Property Owners of property in Putnam county on which the real estate taxes were certified as delinquent which the two semi and this delinquent Three years after the land list has been certified, the audi tor is to present it to the prosecut ing attorney for collection thru fore closure proceedings. Frick said that approximately $48,000 in delinquent taxes has accrued against the prop erties certified as delinquent in 1938. Swine Feeders Tour Planned The second annual Putnam County Swine tour will be conducted by County Agent L. C. Holtkamp. He said that six or seven stops will be included in the tour. It is being sponsored by the Putnam County Swine committee, which is making arrangements with the as sistance of the agent. The tour will begin at 1 p. m. and be finished about 5 p. m. Rabies Warning Is Sounded The county health board again issues a warning to owners of pets. Up to Monday of last w’eek, eight persons in Putnam county were given the rabies treatment. Several animals have been found afflicted with the disease. This is the third w’arning given Putnam county citizens through newspaper columns to keep their pets Pioneer Day Celebra tion Planned I Grove Patterson, editor of The To- Smith, electrician, ofl ledo Blade, and Charles Sawyer, Cin Antoniol cinnati, will be two of the speakers Kenton, hospital while working at house. Smith was mania machines at a valve burst and w’ith the liquid. said his injury w-as more painful| Donald Lusky, Leipsic, will provide than is being treated at for painful burns suffered I during the annual Pioneer Day cele a local w-orking the market when sprayed his face I has announced. market I bration at Kalida Saturday, Sept. 6, on am-1 Earl Hanefeld, president of the Put nam County Pioneer Association, The water situation here is at the danger point, Clarence Rockhill, superintendent of the Columbus Grove light and w-ater department, stated. There has been a great in crease in consumption. The water table is so low’ that the pumps w-ork ing to capacity, will not create the vacuum to draw the water. Fire I pumps are being used to aid in cre 0 I ating the necessary vacuum. A new- I pump will be installed, Mr. Rockhill taxl stated. HOYT MISS THE BOAT! THURSDAY, AUG. 21, 1941 County Livestock Judging Team Named Putnam county’s general livestock Judging team was selected last week at the tri-county elimination con test. The following boys will repre sent the county: Maynard Amstutz, Pandora Louis Risser, Pandora Harold Schroeder, Columbus Grove, and Ralph Shoemaker, Pandora, alternate. The judging contest w’ill be held August 25 at 8:30 o’clock as one of the features of the Ohio State Jun ior Fair. Rawson Miss Ruth Williams spent Monday and Tuesday with Mr. and Mrs. Har ry Mitchell of Findlay. Miss Wilma Neighsw’ander left on Monday for a weeks’ visit w’ith rela tives in Ft. Wayne. Mrs. Joe Aikens and son Jimmy of North Baltimore, Mrs. Frank Trout and Mrs. Harold Yantis of Findlay, John Longbrake of Arlington w’ere Wednesday evening supper guests of Mrs. Sylvia Lane and daughters. Fred Brayton and family of Los Angeles, Calif., and Bill Brayton of Ft. Wayne spent last week with Mrs. Ollie Walters. Mrs. Margaret Bunn spent a few days last w’eek w-ith relatives in Li ma. Miss Mary Jane Smith is spending a few- days in Detroit. Jasper Williams and daughter Lois of Benton Ridge w-ere Sunday after noon callers on Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Thomas and family. Mr. and Mrs. Al Meuer and daught ers of Toledo w-ere w’eek end guests of Mrs. Amanda Cantner. Mr. and Mrs. Aris Kent and family of Shelburn, Ind. and Mrs. Ivy Sillin of Buckland w-ere Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Crow. Miss Jean Neighswander is spend ing this week with Mr. and Mrs. Har old Schryer and family of Syramore. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Yantis of Findlay and Mrs. Cora Richards and daughter Lena of Arligton were Sun day afternoon callers on Mrs. Sylvia Lane and daughters. Mrs. Clara Guin who has been on the sick list for the past few- days is much improved. Get Old Fort 40% Hog Mix now For real hog profits now is the time to feed a quality supple ment like Old Fort Hog Mix Save your valuable corn. Raise hogs quicker, easier and with more profit the Old Fort way Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Thomas and family of Toledo spent Sunday after noon w’ith Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Tom as and family. Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Forsyth of Ft. Wayne, Ind., spent the w-eek end with relatives in Rawson. Price per cwt. $3.00 The Bluffton Milling Co Mr. and Mrs. Roy Morris of Find lay spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Low’ell Thomas and family. Mr. and Mrs. Silas Blunk ily spent Sunday afternoon atives in Findlay. WANTED-DEAD STOCK WE PAY TOP CASH PRICES Horses $4.00 Cows $2.00 Small Stock removed free of charge. Quick Service Telephone Findlay, MAIN 475, Reverse Charges BUCKEYE REDUCTION COMPANY, Findlay, Ohio and fam with rel- livestock Ample feed supplies for are expected, and the stocks may be the largest in 20 years. Livestock numbers have increased this year so the amount of feed per animal unit will able be about the same as was avail in 1940. A lot of 300 packets of vegetable seeds recently destroyed by federal inspectors for failure to meet require ments of true labeling w’hich is re quired of garden seeds sold in inter state commerce.