Second Strike In Three
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
ventured thru picket lines
Monday morning to go to
jobs. The plant employs
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
Record Turnout At
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
Those present heard
this nation’s part in
delivered by Rev. S.
pastor of The Central Church of
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
Delphos business district is ar
rayed in holiday attire, in readiness
for the five-day free street fair
which opened Tuesday.
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
Lima Charter Repeal
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
The veteran politician announced
an organization will be formed at a
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
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
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
All This Week
Dolly Madison spent $1,000 a year
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JOHN DEERE QUALITY IMPLEMENTS
Dies On Eve Of
w’ho marched with
the sea, died
home in Find
Jesse Miller, 96,
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.
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
Seen Near Mt
Shoemaker of Findlay’ re
turned from the scenes of his early
childhood around Mt. Blanchard last
week with a 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
Shoemaker said a deer had been
seen a few days ago southeast of
Rawson Plans 12th
Under the sponsorship of the Raw
son Community band, the homecom
ing is held annually to
for operating expenses
of the mu-
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
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
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.
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
Farmer Wins Cake
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
1 fl 1
winners of the
Plans are nearly comj
be held five
and concessions which
midway on Rawson’s
The Myers shows held
for the 1940 edition of the home-1
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-
way near the car when Mr. Myers
Jail Inmate Nearly
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
him $100 at
a charge o
o 1cn| marijuana,
Any| a tarn'
I Two Mexi
,. .1 ing action of
No more w-ould they experience
the thrill of seeing Joe stunt as hel Middletown, sought funds for his
had in past years when he was man-1 bus fare home.
ager of the Findlay airport andl The aged man, a victim of par
was commander of the Flying Ace$,| 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
OUR DEMOCRACY------- byM.t
ttles at a nearby auto
roperty of a city fire
H. McFarland fined
i sentenced him under
destruction of public
rge to 30 days in
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.
n a county event
made by Mr. Riter
any aid from his
he used a
The cake was
wife but he adknitted
Recent Father Killed
estimated 20,000 plants
und along a fence
juth of McGuffey, were
week by federal nar-
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
on a char.
I juana. T:
caused by I over to al authorities recently,
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.
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
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
Man Burned By
Hardin Budget Is
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
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
Leipsic Soldier Is
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.,
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
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
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.
Mills made recommendations
the low'ering expenditures, which, the
commission said, it will take into
Drinking Costly To
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
overturned on loose
93 Bushels Oats To
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
County Will Sell
Owners of property in Putnam
county on which the real estate
taxes were certified as 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
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
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
I Grove Patterson, editor of The To-
Smith, electrician, ofl ledo Blade, and Charles Sawyer, Cin
Antoniol cinnati, will be two of the speakers
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
is being treated at
for painful burns suffered I during the annual Pioneer Day cele
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
THURSDAY, AUG. 21, 1941
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,
The judging contest w’ill be held
August 25 at 8:30 o’clock as one of
the features of the Ohio State Jun
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.
Mrs. Margaret Bunn spent a few
days last w’eek w-ith relatives in Li
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
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.
WE PAY TOP CASH PRICES
Horses $4.00 Cows $2.00
Small Stock removed free of charge.
Telephone Findlay, MAIN 475, Reverse Charges
BUCKEYE REDUCTION COMPANY, Findlay, Ohio
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
be about the same as was avail
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
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