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Team Standings
Team W Pts. Opts
Bluffton High ...4 0 1 132 13
INu'ii. ii College .0 3 I 132 102
That Bluffton High has a strong
3 ::sive team is readily apparent by
looking at the record which shows
only 13 points scored against the
Pirates in five games. .. .The line has
proved a bulwark in every contest,
and both touchdowns made against
the crew have scored on passes. .Van
Wert depended on an arial thrust to
tally the first score of the year
against the locals, and Celina last
week [lulled a surprise pass good for
72 yards and a touchdown in the Bull
Dog’s only serious threat of the even
ing. ...
Bluffton and Van Wert, teams that
battled to a 7 to 7 tie in the first
Western Buckeye league contest of
the season for each crew, remain the
pace setters in a red hot race.. The
Cougars last week handed Bellefon
taine its first league defeat, 21 to 0,
and Bluffton topped Celina, 20 to 6..
Altho Wapakoneta and Bellefon
taine each have suffered one defeat
they cannot be counted out of the
race... .Should either finish the rest
of the season undefeated and Bluffton
and Van Wert meet a stumbling block
the present pacesetters would be out
of the running because of the tie
Council Reaches Decis
ion On Type Of Sewers
(Continued from page 1)
cause of cost, the council followed
Finkbeiner’s recommendation that the
present project be confined to con
struction of intercepting sewers along
both Big and Little Riley creeks and
the construction of a plant for pri
mary treatment of sewage.
May Add Later
This construction, it was pointed
out, would form the first step in a
complete sewage system and greatly
improve the present situation where
there is no ponsion for treatment of
Primary treatment of sewage, Fink
beiner pointed out will remove all
solids from sewage and this together
with chlorine treatment would clear
up to a great extent the present
stream pollution.
Primary treatment, however, will
not do away with all milk wastes
which have complicated Bluffton’s
sewage question, the engineer stated.
This method would eliminate from 25
to 40 per cent of this trouble, howev
New Federal Regulations
A new government regulation lim
its federal aid to projects such as this
to maximum of one year and plans
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game thay played here..... Bellefon
taine defeated Wapakoneta in the last
two minutes to hand the Redmen
their only loop defeat.....
So keenly do the Bluffton college
Beavers scent victory that they have
taken a vow not to shave until they
win a decision.... All of them feel
their day is coming this Saturday
when they tangle with Ashland and
altho the other school has Ohio con
ference rating, the Burckymen have
shown sufficient improvement to mark
them an even choice in advance pre
dictions. ...
Mt. Cory and Rawson are in the
thick of a closely contested race for
Hancock County Little Nine cham
pionship. .. .Mt. Cory is tied with Mt.
Blanchard and Arlington with three
wins and no defeats and Rawson re
mains within striking distance by vir
tue of four wins and one setback....
Mt. Cory last week topped Liberty,
39 to 7, and Rawson beat McComb 7
to 0....
Columbus Grove topped Pandora
last week by a score of 13 to 0
Forest remained undefeated by vir
tue of a 26 to 13 win over Richwood..
Ohio Northern was victor over Capi
tal, 27 to 6....Findlay college, like
Bluffton still is in search of its first
win of the season.... Last week the
Oilers lost to Georgetown, 13 to 6. ..
for the project are being drafted ac
This, however, makes it necessary’
to eliminate part of the hand labor
alloted to WPA two years ago, sub
stituting a trenching machine' there
for. Elimination of this hand labor,
however, also deprives the municipal
ity of government grants of funds in
the purchase of materials which would
have previously been possible in re
turn for providing a labor project.
To complete the contruction of in
tercepting sewers and primary’ treat
ment plant would require 100 men
working for a period of one year,
Finkbeiner estimated.
Submit Request for Aid
The Toledo engineer indicated that
plans and estimates would be complet
de within the next two weeks at
which time the request for federal
aid will be signed by Mayor Howe
and Town Clerk Wilford Geiger as
authorized by the council and pre
sented to the Toledo office of WPA.
From Toledo the request will be
sent to state headquarters and thence
to Washington for final action. Mean
while the plan will also be submitted
-to the Sate Board of Heath for its
approval. Vote on the project is ex
pected early next spring.
With the proposal for a sewer sys
tem again receiving official consid-
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Staying in the thick of the hectic
battle for the Western Buckeye grid
league championship, Bluffton High
Pirates last Friday night hammered
out a 20 to 6 decision over Celina
under the lights on the Bull Dog’s
Victory ovei the Celina crew gave
the Dillermen a record of one vic
tory and one tie in the league. In
Play for the season so far the
Pirates have won four and tied one.
Bluffton lost little time in getting
its offensive attack into high gear
in the game with Celina.
The Bull Dogs received the open
ing kickoff, and after failing to gain
on three plays went into a punt for
mation. Russ Gratz broke thru to
block the kick, however, and the
Pirates took possession of the oval
on the Celina 21-yard line.
Klassen went two yard on a re
verse to the 19, and on the next play
Celina drew an offside penalty that
advanced the leather to the 14. On
a cfiiarterback sneak Howe made a
first down on the Celina 9-yard line.
From there Schmidt hammered
across the goal on two tries at the
line, and Cooney’s place kick was
good for the extra point.
A surprise pass put Celina back
into the running temporarily soon
after the start of the second quar
ter. McElroy threw the aerial to
Deitrick, left end, who broke ahead
of the Bluffton backfield defense to
race 76 yards for a touchdown. The
attempt for conversion failed and
the Pirates led 7 to 6.
Bluffton barely squeezed its second
touchdown into the first half, only
three seconds remaining in the ball
game when the tally was made.
The scoring opportunity was set
up on stellar Bluffton defensive play,
after the Dillermen had once before
threatened to score. Driving deep
into enemy territory, it looked as if
a touchdown could not be denied to
eration, the council at its Monday
night meeting discussed the possibili
ty of purchase of a site along the
lower reaches of Riley creek near
Buckeye lake on which it holds a two
year option. The Central Ohio Light
& Power company, owners of the real
estate has agreed in the option to sell
the land for the sum of $2,000. The
option will expire next March.
A movement to submit again to
voters a proposal for a bond issue for
construction of a sewer system was
started early in September after dam
age suits agreating $25,000 were
filed against the town by Oliver Loch
er and Henry Huber, landowners, who
charge the municipality is responsible
for pollution of Riley creek which
flows thru their farms.
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Bluffton High Grid Machine
Defeats Celina By 2(1 To 6 Score
the Pirates but a fumble was recov
ered on the Celina two-foot line by
From there the Bull Dogs kicked
out to their own 25. A pass play
was bottled up and Herrmann made
one yard when he elected to run
with the ball. There was no gain
on a spinner, but Schmidt passed to
Howe for a'first dowm on the 14
yard line.
After Schmidt picked up one yard
on a spinner, the touchdown came
on a 13-yard pass to Cooney over
the goal line. Cooney’s place kick
was wide.
It took only six plays to make the
third Bluffton touchdown from the
Celina 38-yard line early in the
fourth quarter.
Klassen went six yards on a re
verse and Howe ripped thru the
line for eight more and a first down.
Schmidt picked up four on a cut
back, a pass was incomplete and
Schmidt got two more on a half
On the fourth down, a Herrmann
to Schmidt pass was good for 17
yards and a touchdown. Cooney’s
place kick was good and the Pirates
were out in front 20 to 6.
Bluffton picked up a total of 227
yards during the course of the game,
59 of which were made on five com
pleted passes. Celina ended the
evening with a net total gain of
22 yards. Altho the Bull Dogs made
90 yards from running and passing
plays, aggressive Bluffton defensive
play resulted in a loss of 68 yards.
Bluffton’s starting lineup includ
ed: Cooney, left end Weiss, left
tackle Deppler, left guard J. Herr
mann, center Burkholder, right
guard R. Gratz, right tackle J.
Gratz, right end Howe, quarter
back Schmidt, left half Klassen,
right half F. Herrmann, fullback.
Bluffton substitutes: Amstutz for
Deppler Beidler for Klassen Con
rad for J. Gratz Crouse for Howe
and Reichenbach for Schmidt Klay
for Burkholder Stratton for J.
Otterbein Gridders
Best Beavers Here
Otterbein’s refusal to waive Ohio
conference regulations barring the
use of freshmen paid dividends for
the visitors in the form of a 12 to
0 victory over Bluffton college
Beavers in the Bluffton Homecom
ing game played at Harmon field
stadium last Saturday afternoon.
For more than three quarters of
the game, a stalwart Bluffton de
fense threw back every offensive
maneuver of the visitors, but in the
end a serious lack of reserve players
because of the freshman ruling led
to the downfall of the Burckymen.
Not until the Beavers had been
worn down did Otterbein show any
decided advantage.
In fact, Bluffton threw a scare
into the visitors with a determined
first-quarter march to Otterbein’s
five-yard line where the Purple clad
outfit finally was halted.
Otterbein’s first touchdown was on
a one-yard line buck by Joe Papp,
and a few minutes later Shuler Stein
skirted the end for a three-yard gain
and the second tally.
Two years ago when Bluffton
scheduled a two-game series with
the Cardinals, it was agreed that
Ohio conference regulations would
prevail and that no freshmen could
appear in the lineup for either team.
That agreement proved costly to
Bluffton this year, for altho few
regular starters are freshmen prac
tically all of the Beaver reserve
material is drawn from first-year
New Bluffton Student
Often Changes School
Four Times A Year
(Continued from page 1)
cause of the large number of friends
he invariably makes. He says that
he has been able to learn much from
his many travel experiences. His
hobby is fire engines and one of the
first things he does when arriving
in a new town is to go to the near
est fire station and look over the
fire fighting equipment.
Trailer living has been practically
forced on the family as most of the
towns in which Gouker has worked
will rent rooms with the stipulation
that there be no children. Confront
ed with this so often Mr. and Mrs.
Gouker finally decided to get a trail
er for their living arrangements.
The family likely will live under
these arrangements for about two
years more after which they will
settle down on a farm which they
purchased in Missouri near the state
university. Here the family will en
gage in the more stable activity of
Sometimes Straight
Snakes do not always travel in
zig-zag fashion. When crawling
slowly they progress in a perfectly
straight line.
Dutch Belted Cattle
The first importation of Dutch
belted cattle was made in about
1838. The first importation of im
portance, however, was made in
1840 by P. T. Barnum for show pur
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Camp Cavalcade
CHADO WY figures in a cavalcade
of American history—such are
the men behind the names of the
great army cantonments scattered
all over the United States, where
young Americans are learning to be
soldiers in order to defend their
country when the need arises.
The only man for whom two
camps are named (one near Boise,
Idaho, and the other near Vancou
ver, Wash.) was not a native Amer
ican, although he rose to the rank of
brigadier-general in our army. He
was French-born Benjamin L. E.
Bonneville (1793-1878). Graduated
from West Point in 1815, he soon
was sent to the Western frontier.
In 1831 he obtained a leave of ab
sence to explore the country be
yond the Mississippi and his Odys
sey furnished the material for one of
Washington Irving’s best-known
books. Absent without leave for
nearly two years, he was threatened
with a court martial by the secre
tary of war but President Jackson
restored him to his former rank. He
served brilliantly in the Seminole
war and the War with Mexico, and
at the outbreak of the Civil war he
was retired with the brevet of briga
dier-general for his “long and faith
ful services in the army.”
Even more distinguished in the
Mexican war was Col. Alexander Wil-
A. W. Doniphan
liam Doniphan
(1808 1887) for
whom Camp Don
iphan at Fort Sill,
Okla., is named.
This Kentuckian
studied law and
went to Missouri
to' practice. Com
missioned colonel
of the First Mis
souri Mounted
Volunteers at the
outbreak of the
War with Mexico,
Colonel Doniphan
marched with
Kearney into the Southwest, was
left in command at Santa Fe and
from there, in December, 1846, start
ed on a march into Mexico which
was to make him famous. He de
feated a superior force of Mexi
cans at Bracito river, captured El
Paso and, after a weary march of
250 miles through the desert, led
his force of less than 1,000 men
against an army of 4,000 Mexicans
strongly intrenched at the Pass of
the Sacramento. The result was a
brilliant victory which gave him pos
session of the whole state of Chi
huahua. After the war, Doniphan went
back to law practice in Missouri.
Near Petersburg, Va., where he
carried on the last of the campaigns
which established
his fame as one
of the greatest
military com
manders of all
time, stands a
camp which
bears the name
of Robert E. Lee
(1807-1870). Amer
icans, both North
and South, take
pride in the
achievements of
this gallant lead
er of a “Lost
Cause” who had
U. S. Grant
R. E. Lee
worn the army blue during the War
with Mexico, on the Western fron
tier and as superintendent of the
United States Military acadetny at
West Point before he exchanged it
for the Confederate gray when his
native Virginia seceded from the
Union. For three years he out
maneuvered and outfought some of
his former comrades in arms until
at last, on an April day in 1865, he
came to Appomattox.
There he sat down at a table in
the McLean house with a brother
WestPointer, clad
in a dusty uni
form of blue.
They talked for a
while of Mexican
war days, then
turned to the
business which
had brought them
here. That busi
ness was the
terms of surren
der for the rag
ged hosts of the
Army of Northern
Virginia, worn
down by the re
peated attacks of
superior numbers. The man who
played the other historic role in the
drama of Appomattox was Gen. U.
S. Grant (1822-1885) native of Ohio
and citizen of Illinois, who was des
tined to become President four
years later. A camp near Rockford,
Ill., bears his name.
Gold Star Mothers
The Gold Star Mothers’ associa
tion was organized in Washington,
D. C., June 4, 1928, and incorporat
ed January 5, 1929, in the same city.
Thursday Night—Bluffton High School Pirates vs
St. Marys High School at Harmon Field, 8 P. M.
Saturday Afternoon—Bluffton College Beavers vs
Ashland College at Ashland
Seeking to preserve a record un
blemished by defeat in their first five
games of the 1941 season, Bluffton’s
scrappy gridders will meet St. Marys
in a Western Buckeye league contest
this Thursday night under the Har
mon field lights.
Bluffton college’s schedule for the
week will take the Beavers away
from home to play Ashland college
at Ashland.
Altho Bluffton High rates as a de
cided favorite in the Thursday night
contest with St. Marys, the history
of past games between the two
schools is interpreted to mean that
no pushover can be expected.
Rivalry between Bluffton and St.
Marys dating back to 1924 is
marked by many upsets, and the
Rough Riders have the uncomfort
able habit of playing their best ball
of every season against the Diller
Of the schools regularly appearing
on the Bluffton High schedule, St.
Marys is one of the few that does
not have a marked disadvantage in
comparison with the Pirates’ record.
Of 13 games each school has won
five and three have ended in score
less ties. St. Marys has an edge in
points, 133 to 90, another unusual
Last year Bluffton won, 32 to 7.
but St. Marys had the advantage
the preceding year when the team
copped a 31 to 7 decision. St. Marys
also won in the two preceding years,
6 to 0, and 20 to 0. Bluffton was
victorious in 1936, 6 to 6, St. Marys
won in 1935, and the two teams bat
tled to scoreless ties in the two pre
ceding years.
Bluffton college is scenting victory
in its game with Ashland at that
place, Saturday.
Steady improvement has marked
the progress of the Beavers so far
this season, and altho Ashland is an
Ohio conference school, Coach A. C.
Burcky feels his team has come
along well enough to match their op
ponents of the week in every depart
ment of play.
Against Ashland the Beavers will
be permitted to use freshman play
ers, a disadvantage that led to their
defeat at the hands of Otterbein
last week because of a lack of suffi
cient reserve material.
In play with three other Ohio
conference schools, the Burckymen
have made a good showing this sea
son. They tied Capital, 6 to 6,
and altho they yielded to Kent State
Bluffton High Meets St. Marys Here
Thursday College Plays At Ashland
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THURSDAY, OCT. 23, 1941
and Otterbein the defeats largely
were due to superior strength and
numbers of the gridders put on the
field by the opposition.
Beauty Shop Business
In 1938, business in the 78,624
beauty shops in the United States
amounted to $205,000,000.
American Industry in Canada
Although Canada’s population is
no greater than that of the metro
politan area of New York city,
American industry has $4,000,000,000
invested in that country and con
trols nearly 2,000 of its companies,
half of which are manufacturing
Hitchhiker Depot
Weary hitchhikers have found
such comfort in the “depot” set up
by Thomas J. Bromfield at Albion,
Mich., that they stop at the rate of
300 a week. Bromfield, a filling-sta
tion operator, built the resting place
a year ago. While hitchhikers sit on
a bench under the trees, a large
painted thumb tells passing motor
ists they are willing to ride awhile.
The thumb is adjustable and may
be turned to point either way down
the road.
Fresh Drugs
Quality Drug Store
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Prescriptions Care
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