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ALLEN COUNTY Much Oil Shipped By Railroad Tank car shipments of crude oil, sent to the eastern states from Lima in a renewed effort to alleviate the gasoline shortage there, are ap proaching a mark of 10,000 barrels a day, the Buckeye Pipeline com pany reported. The transfer of the oil from the pipeline terminal to tank cars was started last summer, when 25 cars a day were sent to Standard Oil Co. refineries in New Jersey. More re cently the Sinclair Refining Co. con tracted for the loading of 45 to 48 cars daily for shipment to the Mar cus Hook, Pa., refinery. The oil is piped from Oklahoma and Texas, and pumped into the tank cars at the Lima company. Approximately 400 cars complete the eastern round trip every week. Fatally Hurt In Quar ry Accident Donald Eugene Stirn, 16, of near by Allentown died in St. Rita’s hos pital at Lima last week of injuries suffered earlier in the day when he became entangled in the machinery at the State quarry at Allentown. He had been employed there three weeks. He’ll Be Wary Of Strangers Next Time A stranger who obtained $17.80 under false pretenses from Harold Adams, employe of the Texaco fill ing station, North and Union streets, in Lima was being hunted by police this week. Police said they were told that a man drove a car into the station and requested an oil change and a greasing. The man told the attend ant he would be back with a $20 bill to pay the bill. Before he left, they said, he asked for the $17.80 change from the bill. Thinking that QiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiimiiimNiiiimiuQ LOCAL AND LONG I DISTANCE HAULING I Every Load Insured STAGER BROS. I Bluffton, Ohio EJ.............. .... .................................... You’ll like these TIME-and Money-Saving Features NEWS NOTES FROM FOUR COUNTIES the man would be back immediately, Adams said he gave the customer the change. Canned Soup Causes Man’s Death Henry David Vining died suddenly Friday morning at 7:45 a. m. at his home, North Canal street, Spencer ville Death was due to ptomaine pois oning, according to the doctor, and was caused by spoiled canned chicken soup. Mr. Vining had eaten some of the soup for breakfast, Thursday morning, and some for supper Thursday evening. Red Cross Workers Have Big Program Volunteer workers at the Red Cross workroom in the basement of the West Ohio Gas Co. building are busy filling the local chapter’s big gest quota of garments and surgical dressings since the first World war. Lima women are lending their time and skill for completion of the Dec. 31 quota of 25,000 surgical dressings, 1,200 sweaters, 160 child ren’s knitted suits, 165 convalescent robes, 300 hospital pajamas, 100 layettes, 196 cotton dresses, 435 woolen skirts, 405 woolen dresses, 160 boys’ shirts, 100 boys’ overalls and 120 toddlers’ packs. Lima May Have Muni cipal Garbage Collection Municipal collection of garbage was a step nearer reality in Lima as city officials sought funds for pur chase and operation of at least seven trucks. Two city trucks may be put in service within a week in areas in which garbage collection now is ir regular, Mayor Frank McClain re ported. Twice-a-week collections and other new regulations have forced some collectors out of business, and some districts report no garbage collectors are available. Collections now’ are made by private handlers. $550 For Relief In County VOTE FOR of JOHN DEERE tractors Simple, rugged 2-cylinder en gine that burns low-cost fuels successfully Straight-line transmission- no bevel gears Forced crankcase ventilation to prevent formation of oil sludge Lima will receive $974, Delphos $219 and Allen county $550 of a Harvey H. Burkholder Democratic Candidate for Richland Township Trustee FIRST TERM YOUR VOTE APPRECIATED Pol. Adv. Tn—- ii nn mm Full-pressure lubrication Positive gear-driven fan—no belt Thermo siphon temperature control Belt pulley on crankshaft full engine power to belt Unobstructed vision Simple maintenance—every thing easy to get at Hand clutch easily operated from the tractor seat, standing up, or from the ground The most complete line of integral and drawn equipment Foot-Operated differential brakes Hydraulic power lift Ample platform for easiest operation while standing Come in and let us show you why these features make a John Deere your best trac tor investment. Bluffton Implement & Harness Co. JOHN DEERE TWO-CYLINDER TRACTORS FOR ECONOMY SIMPLICITY, DEPENDABILITY. EASY-HANDLING distribut’on of $579^986 as the state’s 50 per cent share of September re lief costs, it was announced Thurs day by W’elfare Director Charles L. Sherwood. Other disbursements include: Har din county, $1,076, and Putnam county $665. Molester Slugged By Woman Police of Lima last week held for questioning a 28-year-old man after Mrs. Lorella Bryan reported that she routed a molester by swinging a right to his face. The arrest was made an hour later. Five Escape When Car Is Hit By Train Fractured ribs were the most ser ious injuries suffered when an auto mobile containing five Putnam county residents was struck by a Nickel Plate locomotive at a grade crossing in Lima last week and was dragged 130 feet. Miss Helen Deck, 17, Ottawa, re ceived the broken ribs, Gordon Keif er, 31, Miss Mary Ann Schroeder, 19, and Wilfred Kruse, 24, all of Ottawa, and Miss Dorothy Bogart of Columbus Grove, suffered cuts. HANCOCK COUNTY Child Drowns In Cistern Nina Mae Decker, 22-months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur A. Decker, was drowned at 10:30 o’clock Tuesday morning when she fell into a cistern on the Earl Hus ton farm where the Decker family resided in Amanda township. The child was playing with her three little sisters on the back porch of the home when the tragedy oc curred. She apparently dropped into the eight-foot cistern when her weight on the tin top caused the sides to fold up. Match Burns May Cause Death Playing with matches may cost the life of David Cook, 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Cook, of Find lay. The child is in a critical condition in the Findlay Hospital. His chest, abdomen, neck and arms were burned. The boy, with a brother, Rolland, 6, was in the back yard of the Cook home when his clothing caught fire. His cries attracted his mother who extinguished the flames by rolling the boy on the ground. 63 Get NYA Aid In County Twenty-nine Findlay college stu dents and 34 Hancock county high school boys and girls will be em ployed part time in National Youth Administration projects in this aca demic area Leo B. Jacobs, Ohio NYA administrator, said. The part time work enables many needy students to continue their ed ucations. The student work pro gram is in addition to the out-of school NYA program, now concen trated almost entirely on defense training of workers for industry, Mr. Jacobs said. Findlay college’s allocation will be $435 per month. The allocations are estimated on the basis of $6 per student for work within a school month. Allocation for high school boys and girls in Hancock county has been set at $204 per month. Man Shot By Police Dies Roy H. Hollen, wanted for burg lary and larceny in Mt. Carmel, Ill., who was shot by police in re sisting arrest in Findlay on Oct. 4, died in Findlay hospital. An autop sy conducted by Dr. H. O. Crosby, county coroner, disclosed an infec tion in the gunshot wound caused his death. The bullet perforated the colon. Hollen would have been 21 years old the day after his death. 400 Bushels Potatoes To Acre It is said that there is a farm in Big Lick township, Hancock county, 40 acres of which are planted to potatoes. And the story is that it is producing 400 bushels of potatoes to the acre. Nevada Train Wreck Suspect Held Sheriff Lyle A. Harvitt disclosed 1' riday night that he is holding for railroad police a suspect in the wrecking of the streamliner “City of San Francisco” two years ago in Nevada which resulted in the death THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO OUR DEMOCRACY -u. FOR THE FEW THEN FOR. THE When DOCTORS WERE tali ’bittiK W NOW. the English sea dogs \\WERE EXPLORING OUR.. ATLANTIC COAST AND'» 1 K VIRGINIA WAS BEING SETTLED, SOME OF THEM WERE INSURED. V'.THE PRACTICE WAS LIMITED jl.' vTO THE SPECTACULAR. F£W. '-r TODAY HALF THE U.S. Hill 1 I POPULATION 11 t, ^’■'*1 \.\1S INSURED. PRE-EMINENT PREVENTITIVE MEDICINE, WE HAVE WE USE 26 A PHYSICIAN FOR i LBS PER YEAR. EACH 750 PERSONS $ PER PERSON. of 24 persons and injury to 117 others including a former Ada man. The sheriff identified the man as Joe Farro, a 73-year-old “floater” who was picked up in a hobo camp near Arlington by Deputy Errald Miller and .Vai Treece, Arlington marshal. HOW MANY OF THE THINGS WE REGARD AS NECESSITIES TODAY WERE RARE LUXURIES OR NON-EXISTENT THEN. SOAP WAS One Killed When Auto Hits Tree One person was killed and another injured slightly when an automobile struck a tree and turned over at 11:45 o’clock Friday night on the Findlay-Carey ad 10 miles east of Findlay, just west of the Vanlue road, route 330. George Brown, 53, R. F. D. No. 2, Carey, died of a skull fracture a few minutes after the accident. Tackett Fletcher, 37, of Springville, five miles north of Carey on route 23, received a laceration above his left eye and Jesse Brown, 18-year-old son of the crash victim, escaped unin jured. Donnell Recommends Oil Price Boost O. D. Ohio Oil mediate in crude oil is the nation' premature wells. nell, president of the said last week an im ease in the price of seeded to help conserve reserves and prevent bandonment of small Chairman ing oil pre midwestern the Office o Mr. Donne) being abanc moved to n areas. a committee consider ation problems in 15 tes at the request of Petroleum Coordinator, said small wells were ■d and the equipment ver or more profitable HARDIN COUNTY Kenton Flier Sent To Africa Lieut. Vernon Kerns of Ridgeway, is enroute to Africa under an as signment from the Army Air Corps to serve as a co-pilot for the Pan American Airways in ferrying sup plies across Africa to Egypt. PUTNAM COUNTY Boy Imprisoned In Catch Basin It took three men—Hugh Ridge, Chubb McCullough and Ralph Kirk endall—a full hour to liberate eight year-old Dickie Kirkendall from a catch basin in the Ray Kirkendall barnyard one and a half mile east of Continental. The boy had been tossing a ball into the air and catching it when he fell into the basin. His legs were wedged in the tile in such a way that the men had to dig be side the basin and break away its walls from the outside. The boy was bruised but otherwise uninjured. “Coaxed” Man Wins Husking Contest Tony Ruen of near Continental, who was “coaxed” into entering, won the men’s standing corn husk ing contest Tuesday of last week and will represent Putnam county at the state contest in Champaign county near Urbana, Oct 23 and 24. IN ROADS AND FOR THE RICH VERY FEW, EPIDEMICS ,]|| ALONE .FREQUENT. IN LONDON, I ——-by Mat MUD EVERYWHERE THE ONLY DENTISTS WERE SELF-TAUGHT ’TOOTH DRAWERS STREETS.EVEN a&L EVEN THE QUEEN 4 HAD CHRONIC TOOTHACHE.YjH k! U.S. DENTISTS THE U.S. HAS 1,200,000 MILES OF SURFACED ROADS BEST AND MOST NUMEROUS. IN WORLD Ruen husked a total of 2,040 pounds of corn but deductions for husks and gleanings totaled 104.7 pounds to cut his net down to 1,935.3 pounds or a little over 27 bushels. Slashes Foot With Axe George Heller, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Heller of Arthur, near Oakwood, was treated late Wednes day by a Continental physician for a severe cut on his right foot re ceived earlier in the day when an axe slipped as he was cutting tim ber. Heller suffered from loss of much blood as an artery in his foot was severed. Return On Waived Deposits The Bank of Leipsic on Saturday will pay a five per cent dividend to depositors who waived 40 per cent of their claims when the bank re opened in 1934, it was announced by banking authorities. Richland Center Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Frantz and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Zimmerman and daughter were Sun day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Badertscher and son. Kenneth Luginbuhl of Camp Shel by, Miss., is visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Luginbuhl. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gerber and family and Mrs. Amos Gerber at tended the funeral for Mrs. John Bixler at Berne, Ind., Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Core and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gratz, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Maidlow and family, Mr. and Mrs. Will Hilty, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Schaublin and family, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Gratz and son, Mr. and Mrs. Reno Gratz and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Wal ter Schaublin and daughter spent Wednesday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Gratz. Mrs. John Miller of Springfield re turned to her home Sunday, after spending the past several months with her son, Arthur Miller and family. Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Nusbaum and family were Sunday evening supper guests at the Amos Gerber home. Mrs. Ed Marquart spent Monday afternoon at the Ernest Gratz home. Myron Brown of Sycamore Jack McLaughlin of Tiro Junior Lugin buhl of Chatfield, were week-end guests at the J. I. Luginbuhl home. Miss Margaret Hobson of Ravenna, and Miss Harriette Criblez were Sunday dinner guests and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Luginbuhl and son of Detroit were Sunday evening supper guests. Mr. and Mrs. George Eisenbach spent Sunday afternoon at the Amos Gerber home. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Core and family and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gratz were Sunday evening supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Maidlow and family. Mrs. Sarah Finke and daughter Clara, Dan Badertscher and Mr. and Mrs. Noah Badertscher of St. Marys attended the funeral services for Adolph Badertscher Sunday after noon at the Emanuel Reformed church and also were Sunday even ing supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Badertscher. Pandora Mrs. Raymond Miller and sons Leland and James of Smithville, spent the week-end with her sister, Ruth and father, Noah Bixel. There will be no school on Fri day because of the State Teachers meeting in Toledo. Mr. and Mrs. Urban Leichty had as Sunday dinner guests Mr. and Mrs. Adam Bixler in honor of Noah Leichty who celebrated his birth day. Miss Melvena Basinger accompan ied by an instructor from the Fort Wayne Bible Institute, Ft. Wayne, Ind., spent the week-end with her mother, Mrs. Barbara Basinger. Miss Margaret Hilty, a teacher in Old Fort, spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hilty. Mr. and Mrs. Reno Baumgartner and family moved into an apartment above the Amstutz store last week. Mrs. Ellen Amstutz of southwest of Pandora and Martin Sweitzer of near Benton Ridge were united in marriage last Sunday. Miss Oda Frankhauser, who at tends the Bible Institute in Fort Wayne, spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Frank hauser. Dr. Pannabecker, who is a re turned missionary from China, spoke at the St. John Mennonite church Sunday night. Mrs. alter Meigs of Warren, is visiting her mother, Mrs. Barbara Steiner afew days. Miss Mildred Yenner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alva Y'enner south east of Pandora, and Marvin Bogart of Camp heeler, Ga., were united in marriage last Saturday. Elmer Campbell who has been ill for some time died at his home Sun day night at the age of 66. He was the Putnam county commissioner un til the time of his death. Surviving are his wife and nine children. The funeral was in the Presbyterian church at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon in Columbus Grove. Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Hatfield of Toledo spent Sunday with their par ents here. A large group of relatives sur prised Sam Steiner who celebrated his 80th birthday with a dinner Sunday at their home. Rawson Mrs. Florence Essinger of Arling ton spent Thursday with Mrs. Sylvia Lane and daughter Martha June. Andy Hardwick attended the fun eral of Percy Jones in Toledo, Mon day. Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Blunk and "SCALED DOWN" for the Averase Farm McCORMICK-DEERING No. 2 (2- Roll) Husker-Shredder Here's an ideal machine for the man who wants to shred fodder economically and at his own convenience without calling in C. F. Niswander McCormick-Deering Dealer Bluffton, Ohio ATTENTION FARMERS! Exchange your wheat for Flour Middlings. We exchange 100 pounds Flour Middlings for 110 pounds wheat. Wheat contains 10 to 11% Protein and 2% Fat. Flour Middlings contains 16 to 17% Protein and 5% Fat. The Bluffton Milling Co. 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 __________________ Animal Pj^gU, Le." THURSDAY, OCT. 23, 1941 family spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Martin Blunk of Findlay. Miss Ruth Smith who is working in Benton Ridge spent Sunday with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Carl Smith. George Jr., Charles and Fred Farling and Max Russell spent the week-end with George Sr., and Jack Farling of Berea. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mirer and Mr. Mirer’s mother, of Risingsun and Mr. and Mrs, Fred Lannert of Cygnet were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Lannert. Miss Pauline Doty of Cincinnati spent a two-weeks’ vacation with her mother, Mrs. Sylvia Lane and daughter Martha June. Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Trask enter tained Sunday with a chicken din ner honoring the 18th birthday of their grandson Robert Trask. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Trask, of Akron Mr. and Mrs. H. Claus and daughter La Verne, of Cleveland Mrs. Cora Hartman and Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Trask and daughter Mary Jo and son Teddy, of Findlay. Mr. and Mrs. William Tooley and son Billy attended a birthday dinner Sunday in honor of Mrs. Tooley’s mother, Mrs. William Ellenberger of Beaverdam. Mr. and Mrs. V. D. Light and daughter Sally, of Defiance were Sunday afternoon callers on Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Peterson and family. Evening callers were Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Balmer and daughter Kath ryn of Mt. Cory. Miss Clara Gangle of Findlay was a week-end guest of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Fox. Richard Smith was an over night guest Monday of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Steinman of Findlay. Beavers Erect Dam State highway officials of Frank lin, N. H., were forced to take ac tion against beavers who erected a dam under a road in a reinforced concrete culvert. The officials planned to move the beavers after the dam is removed to a new site. 100, Gets Facial Mrs. Barbara Haiden of California celebrated her one hundredth birth day by going to a beauty parlor for a facial. Except for the war, she declares the modern world is a better one to live in than the one she formerly knew. Different Colors One pigment, anthocyanin, makes some cornflowers blue, others Bor deaux-red or rose-red, and dahlias deep red, this variation in color be ing due to the different degrees of acidity and alkalinity of the cell sap. a Capacity: 25-45 bushels of corn an hour (stover to 2 tons). Can be powered by any small tractor or 7^-h.p. electric motor. big neighborhood crew.