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THURSDAY, FEB. 26, 1942
It’s fun to ask Bob Cooney, high
school senior, what the correct time
is. He digs down deep and pulls
out a watch at least an inch thick
and very heavy in weight. Although
almost weighing him down Bob
says that the watch, a gift from his
grandfather, is a highly accurate
time piece.
When the scouts gathered paper
Saturday afternoon they found in
the collected material a discarded
fur coat, a pillow and some garbage.
You’ll never be able to fool Joan
Buhler, high school student, on the
temperature as she wears an at
tractive small thermometer as a
decorative pin.
Gene Benroth has constructed a
power saw' that really saves labor.
An old motor and other pieces of
discarded materials were built into
a mighty effective sawing device.
About the only part of the outfit
he had to buy was the circular saw
ing blade.
With all this talk about produc
tion for National Defense, it’s just
occurred to us that a hen is about
the only thing that can sit still and
yet produce.
The farmers hereabouts are really
stocking up on spare parts for ma
chinery. In fact some of the deal
ers, now’ doing a landoffice business
on parts are beginning to wonder
how there can be much business
next summer. A case in point was
reported the first of the week w’hen
a farmer walked into a local deal
er’s place and bought six plow points
for his spring tillage—he probably
needed only two.
Noah Neuenschwander, Bluffton
implement dealer announces change
in the spelling of his name to
Nisw’ander. His three sons and
daughter use the simplified spelling
I instead of the original form.
Remember Mark Simon who was
instructor in vocational agriculture
at Bluffton high school a good many
years ago? Mark, who is farming
at Bloomdale, and building up a
mighty fine dairy herd, recently sold
a Guernsey bull calf to Albert Ver
million. The calf comes from a high
butterfat production strain and is
destined to head the Vermillion herd.
There’s an old saying that all
good things come in threes—well
Med Murray and the Dwain Murrays
down at Marietta already have two
of these good things and are now
keeping a sharp lookout for the
third. It all happened last week
when M. M. "Dode” Murray who is
wintering in St. Petersburg, Fla.,
sent a bushel of oranges and kum
quats to his brother Med who is in
Marietta at the home of his son
Dwain Murray. At the same time
also arrived another bushel of
oranges for Mrs. Dwain Murray
from her brother Oliver Locher who
is in Clearwater, Florida for the
Dode also remembered his brothers
and sister of Bluffton with generous
shipments of the Florida fruit.
Bluffton residents along the Dixie
have been getting some first-hand
information as to how the modern
army travels. During the past few'
days several convoys of large buses,
similar to Greyhounds, have been
rolling thru town southbound. The
buses, painted an olive gray, were
presumably enroute to southern
training camps and apparently will
be used to move troops. Observers
here estimated that each bus would
carry from 75 to 100 men.
They grow’ ’em husky in Bluffton
—so the army learned when Bob
Murray erstwhile Bluffton high
school athlete and later semi-pro
baseball pitcher arrived at Camp
Perry for induction into the army.
Facts are that the army just didn’t
have immediately availab’e a uni
NYAL "H & H” only 50c
A. Hauenstein & Son
with Gentle, Pleasant
"H & H” is the good old-fashioned remedy for
wracking coughs, hoarseness and minor bron
chial irritations caused by colds. It soothes in
flamed membranes, relieves night coughing thus
brings rest and sleep. Pleasant to take, safe even
for children.
Early to Market Makes
Pigs Really Pay!
Master-Mix 40% Hog Con
centrate fattens shoats fast
er. Corn and minerals alone
are expensive hogs need
Master Feed Mill
Public Sale
The undersigned will offer at sale 4 miles west of
Bluffton on Bluffton-Columbus Grove road
Friday. March 6th
THREE COWS—Holstein, 3 yrs. old, fresh in Dec.
Jersey, 5 yrs. old, fresh soon Guernsey, 2 yrs. old, giv
ing milk.
TWO HOGS—2 Duroc gilts, to farrow April 20.
Tui ibull wagon and bed McCormick mowing ma
chine International 1-row corn plow Oliver Star break
ing plow disc spring tooth harrow 5 shovel cultivator
single shovel plow double shovel plow spring wagon
platform scales gas engine pump jack hog oiler
troughs corn sheller 2 hog feeders log chain block &
tackle crosscut saw lard press copper kettle iron kettle
shot gun repeater rifle kerosene brooder stove lumber
forks shovels etc.
Six swarms bees, bee supplies.
CHICKENS—40 Barred Rock pullets, laying.
FEED AND GRAIN—About 7 tons hay seed corn
shredded fodder 75 bushels corn.
Pontiac Coach, 1930 model.
Ellington piano three cupboards six kitchen chairs.
Sale to .begin at 1 p. m.
Mrs. David P. Diller
Tsaac Neuenschwander, Auct. Willis Amstutz, Clerk
Congratulations to I. M. Jennings
of Beaverdam, one of the regulars
who always attends the Ohio Grain
Dealers convention. Me and his wife
were in Toledo, Monday and Tues
day on their eighteenth annual suc
cessive trip. Jennings who is man
ager of the Beaverdam Farmers Ele
vator says he has never missed a
convention since he went into the
grain business 18 years ago.
Rev. and Mrs. C. M. Armentrout
of Indianapolis, Ind., called on
friends in this vicinity last Monday
and Tuesday.
Mr. F. C. Marshall and son Robert
attended the Masonic Father and
Son banquet at the Masonic hall in
Bluffton last Thursday evening.
Miss Frances Williamson of Ced
arville, who teaches in the Lafayette
schools, and Mrs. D. C. Campbell,
were Wednesday evening supper
guests in the Orlo Marshall home.
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Begg, Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Cupp and Mr. and
Mrs. D. C. Campbell were among
Grangers from this vicinity attend
ed a special Grange meeting at
Richland Grange Tuesday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Huber and
family spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Denis Roby and family near
Mrs. Herbert Marshall attended a
meeting of the Poinsettia Club in
the home of Mrs. Ralph Patterson in
Bluffton last Wednesday evening.
Ralph Marshall of Columbus and
Kenneth Marshall delivered a truck
load of hybrid seed corn to parties
in Leemington, Ontario, Canada last
Twenty Farm Bureau members
from Allen County made a member
ship drive in the County last Fri
day. The drive ended with a ban
quet at Hotel Barr in Lima that
evening. Those participating from
this community were: Mrs. W. E.
Marshall, D. C. Campbell, Edgar
Herr, Harvey and Henry Gratz.
Miss Edythe Cupp and her group
of Bluffton H. S. Future Home
Makers were in Findlay Wednesday
evening for a group conference.
Mr. and Mrs. William Stephens,
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Campbell and
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Marshall attend
ed the annual Allen Co. Co-op meet
ing at the Bath Twp. school last
Tuesday evening. Following the
business session refreshments were
Mr. and Mrs. Orlo Marshall were
guests at a party in the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Magee in
Bluffton Saturday evening, honoring
February birthdays of Mrs. Carl Ca
hill, Mr. Marshall and Mr. and Mrs.
Magee. Other guests were: Messrs.
Lysle Cahill, John Overman, Cleve
land Miss Mae Steinman, of Akron
Mrs. Eli Hartman, Mr. Carl Cahill
and Mr. and Mrs. Allen McClure.
Mr. and Mrs. Cloyd Myers recent
ly called on their daughter Ruth
who is nursing in a convalescent
home in Kenton.
What may prove a boon to restaurant owners is the Army’s new
practice of issuing meal tickets instead of cash to soldiers for the
purchase of meals while traveling. These tickets allow a soldier to
spend a maximum of 75 cents a meal in restaurants and $1 a meal
in railroad dining cars—in many instances more than he would
spend if he were paying cash.
The tickets (one of which is reproduced below) are slightly
larger than a currency note, are white and must be filled out by the
issuing officer. When a restaurant operator receives one in tender
enlisted men of the Amy en route from
to ..Ghsst er.,..Georgia____ -3-
oa railmd trains, ad not to ucted 75c elsewhere. Appropruboo i
T. R. Not. 3693791..., issued for transportation.1
I certify that --3--— racaK*){j^e
at a total cost of $„?.• 10..
W. ». Q. M. C. Fora
Form approved by Comptrolle
January 13, ISM
_____ Soldier’s
form of Bob’s size. However, Bob’s
all fitted out now and presented a
smart appearance when home over
the week end.
D. C. Bixel, Bluffton optometrist,
was literally caught in a jam Tues
day, while attempting to enter a
Lima store thru a revolving door.
The door swung a little too fast and
he was jammed snugly. He says
he will step more lively next time.
Harold Balmer, another Bluffton
inductee recently taken into military
service is in the air corps at Jeffer
son Barracks, Missouri. Harold says
he's glad to have an assignment and
be busy.
Surprising, to say the least to
have a Sunday dinner interrupted by
a neighbor running in and telling
you that your house is on fire.
That's what happened to Mr. and
Mrs. Harold Purdy of Rockport last
Sunday. The fire had gained too
great headway when discovered to
save the dwelling.
The students tho
the lecture by E.«C.
news correspondent,
an assembly ineetii
school Monday after
lecture to the stude
dressed a meeting of
seniors in which
many questions rais
dents in the forum
Mt. Cory
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Haas and
Milford Haas of Pandora were re
cent supper guests in the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Haas and son
Bob in celebration of Harry Haas
Mrs. David Slater and daughter,
Mrs. Wilbur Sampson of Findlay
were callers Saturday afternoon on
Mrs. Mary Bolick.
Mr. and Mrs. Merl Folk, Mrs. Will
Harkness, Ruth Ghaster were callers
Friday afternoon on Mrs. Mary Bo
Miss Ruth Ghaster spent a few
days in the home of Mrs. Emma
Auspach in Findlay.
Lieutenant and Mrs. Norman King
are spending a few days with Mr.
and Mrs. W. S. King.
Callers in the W. B. Kramer home
the past week were Mrs. Robert
Nonnamaker and daughter Loretta
Mae, Mr. and Mrs. Ott Homes, Mr.
and Mrs. Bernard Stratton, Betty
and Larry, Mrs. Paul Bauman and
daughter Barbara of Findlay Mrs.
Milton Steininger, Ruth Ghaster,
Mr. Shirley Nonnamaker.
Mrs. T. B. Ghaster, Mrs. J. E.
Jones were Saturday callers on Mrs.
W. B. Kramer.
Mrs. Walter McVey was a dinner
guest Friday in the home of Mrs.
Ruth Foltz in Findlay.
Rev. and Mrs. Landes of Rawson
called on Mrs. Mary Bolick Wednes
day evening.
Mrs. Pearl Jordan and daughter
Thelma and son Gene ate dinner re
cently with Mr. and Mrs. Raymond
The W. M. S. of the Evangelical
church recently met at the home of
Mrs. Milton Steininger. The pro
gram was in charge of Mrs. W. C.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Shoop sons
Roger and Howard and daughter
Joe Coleen and Mr. and Mrs. W. E.
King and daughter Judith Lee of
McComb and Mr. and Mrs. A. E.
King were recent dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Wolfrom and
daughter Shirleen.
Evangelistic services clossed Sun
day night after two successful
weeks at the Evangelical church
with Rev. Irvin Kauffman in charge
Mr. and Mrs. James Mitchell mov
ed to the Homer Green property on
Main street last week.
Mrs. Sadie Keel, Mrs. Bauchman
called Sunday on Mrs. W. B. Kram
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Radabaugh and
family of Benton Ridge Mr. and
Mrs. Albert Ripley and family call
ed Sunday on their grandmother,
Mrs. Mary Bolick, Miss Ruth Ghast
er also was a caller.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Fitch of
Findlay spent the week-end with
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bauman.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Woolery,
and Mr. and Mrs. Art Reese of
Lima spent Sunday afternoon with
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stotts.
Dr. and Mrs. A. E. King spent
Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs.
W. E. King and daughter Judith Lee
in McComb.
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parton tn cbu«a puij. Wb»n properly by Htumf VHxrr, P«fi9o pa,. *00, lnmUhtpfc nxU.. it obouM bo auwod to the flfttNCl OFFICER.
Any concern (or person) serving meala to the public, on presentation of thia requeat. signed by the Issuing
Officer, is authorized to furnish .. J^tca-.J-Q-to Dpe 3400000.......... and _.T)YP............................... ,,,,
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Bluffton High School Notes
roughly enjoyed
Ramsey, foreign
who addressed
ng at the high
noon. After the
ent body he ad
the juniors and
ie answered the
sed by the stu
A meeting of the public school
teachers was held Monday after
school to make plans for the sale
and purchase of defense bonds and
stamps. Most of the teachers signed
a pledge for the regular purchase of
bonds. A campaign to sell defense
stamps to the students will start
soon. Supt. A. J. B. Longsdorf pre
sided at the meeting.
New Army Meal Ticket Good News for Restaurant Owners Pleasant View
for a meal, he fills in a few blanks and mails the ticket to t.he
finance officer at the post from which the soldier traveled. When
the meal tickets are received by the finance officer, they are given
immediate attention and checks for the full amount are sent at
Now that the United States is at war, more and more of these
meal tickets will be used. Restaurant operators who wish to share
in the task of feeding the soldiers will acquaint themselves with the
new meal tickets and be prepared to honor them.
1 per seal »bei itned ia di-k on
Richland Center
Mr. and rs. Lloyd Arnold and
family and Mr. and Mrs. Reno Gratz
and daughter spent Thursday evening
at the Ernest Gratz home.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Badertscher
and son, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Zim
merman and daughter and Mr. and
Mrs. Dwight Frantz and daughter
were Sunday dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Sam Badertscher and son.
Mr. and Mrs. John Hirschfield of
Lima and Ray Hirschfield were Sun
day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Ed Marquart and sons.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Dillman and
Glenna and Esther Kohler spent Sun
day evening at the Amos Luginbuhl
Mrs. A .W. Ruth and daughter,
Mrs. Harold Koch and son, and Mrs.
John Althaus were Sunday afternoon
callers at the D. H. Strunk home.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Young, Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Ewing, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Hilty and daughter Rosann,
Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Gratz and Mr.
The following former students,
of, during the month of January:
1 Virginia Ney
2 Margaret Mitten
3 Virginia Mitten
4 Alice Straub
5 Mary Klotz
6 Martha Baumgartner
7 Anne Watts
8 Phyllis Lucas
9 Kathleen Hilborn
10 Marjorie Carr
11 Ada Craft
12 Paul Gillig
13 Phyllis Oberlander
fer oo/raenti i j—20*14,
(Vm typtwrittr, ink, or indaliblo pencil only to Ell in thia ticket)
Meal Ticket Take a Good Look At It, Mr. Restaurant Man
Rev. Edwin Dahlberg, pastor of
the First Baptist church of Syracuse,
N. Y. addressed an assembly meet
ing of the student body Wednesday
morning. He is one of the Preach
ing Mission speakers in the Lima
series of meetings.
Several high school seniors are
planning to enroll in the radio
course being started Thursday night.
With the basketball game Friday
night closing the regular basketball
season, students are already begin
ning to discuss the coming basket
ball tournament in which Bluffton
will participate.
Two films to be shown in classes
this week are Life Cycle of Plants
and Wildest Africa.
and Mrs. Russell Schaublin and fam
ily were Sunday dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Schaublin and dau
Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Luginbuhl
and daughters and Robert Luginbuhl
of Cleveland. Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Courtn-ey and family of Lima and Mr.
and Mrs. Clyde Grant and son were
week end guests at the J. I .Lugin
buhl home.
Born Saturday to Mr. and Mrs. Ma
rion Hochstettler, a girl, Emma Ma
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Manahan, Mr.
and Mrs. Ernest Gratz, and Mr. and
Mrs. Kenneth Gratz of Lima, Mr. and
Mrs. Wilford Gratz and Mr. and Mrs.
Reno Gratz and daughter were Sun
day guests at the Ernest Gratz home.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Badertscher
and family were Sunday dinner guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Hathaway and
Past week callers at the Amos and
Francis Basinger home were Mr. and
Mrs. Emil Sprunger and sons and Mr.
and Mrs. Alton Biberstein and family
of Berne, Ind., Mr. and Mrs. Malcome
Ewing, Mrs. Milton Bixel and Mr. and
Amos Gerber.
Born last week one day, a daughter
to Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Coon of
Millersburg and passed away Mon
day evening. Burial will be in the
Emmanuel Reformed church cemetery
of this place.
Wheat is worth about 10 per cent
more per bushel than corn for live
stock feed. Wheat at corn prices is
a bargain.
When the export market for
Argentine corn vanished, prices for
that grain dropped as low as 15
cents a bushel. England offered to
buy 88,000,000 pounds of Argentine
pork, and exports of pork to all
countries from Argentine totaled
73,000,000 in 1941. Packers there
estimate receipts of 2,000,000 head
of hogs in 1942, as compared with
1,406,000 head in 1941 and 906,000
head in 1940.
and graduates. accepted the positions listed and began the duties there-
U. S. Civil Service
U. S. Civil Service
I’. S. Civil Service
U. S. Civil Service
U. S. Civil Service
The Horton Motor Co.
Blade Printing & Supply Co.
Tiffin National Bank
Shelby Spring Hinge Co.
The Triplett Meter Co.
The Pullman Company
The Trojan Powder Co.
I'. S. Production Credit Co.
Young man, young woman, your country is calling to you in this hour of its national crisis, TO DO
YOUR BIT. One of the most urgent needs of our government today is for young men and women trained
in shorthand, typing, office machines, and general office procedure. Young men trained in accounting,
business administration, economics, production costs, time and pay roll records, are in great demand.
These positions are under civil service. The initial salary for stenographers, those without experience, is
$1440 per annum. Those with experience are frequently started at $1620 per annum, and rated as a
senior stenographer. Positions are now open in Tiffin, Port Clinton, Sandusky, Dayton, and Columbus.
Tiffin U. is definitely on a national defense basis, and is training students to qualify in the shortest
time possible, for government positions, and positions in industrial firms engaged in war material pro
duction. Ten young men, all T. U. two-year gradates, have recently been placed with The Ford Motor
Co., Dearborn, Michigan. The initial salary is $155 per month, with time and a half for overtime, of which
there is considerable, and double time for Sundays and holidays.
Civil service examinations are now given at the college any day college officials request same. Papers
will be graded at once, and successful applicants can be employed within a very few hours after taking
the civil service test. Initial salaries according to Uncle Sam’s printed schedule are $1440, $1620, $2200,
$2400, $2600, and for highly trained accountants as high as $3200, $3600, and $4000. A Tiffin young man
who graduated from Columbian high in 1938, and from T. U. in 1940. earned $300 in January in a defense
Write for list of FIFTY-SIX recently placed by the college in civil service positions, and for list of
181 accepting positions since Jan. 1, 1941. Special defense classes will start Monday, April 6 for those who
have had shorthand and typing training in high school. SPECIAL DEFENSE CLASSES WILL BE
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Stanley Newton, who has been quite
ill with the flu is improving.
Mrs. Joyce Rosenfeider of Mt. Cory
spent Sunday with her brother, Mr.
and Mrs. Milford Green and family.
Mrs. William Habegger spent last
Thursday with her daughter Mrs. La
Vaun Keller of Findlay.
Mrs. Lewis Wynkoop and daughter
Gala and Eileen were over Sunday
guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Elmer Schaublin of Bluffton.
Rev. Paul Zimmerman of Rawson
•ailed in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Milford Green, Thursday.
Mrs. L. M. Wynokkop and Mildred
ind Mr. and Mrs. Norman Basinger
of Columbus Grove and Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence Wynkoop and family of Van
Buren were Sunday dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Phillips of West
The young married people’s class
of the Benton Ridge Methodist church
were entertained in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Donald Harris, Tuesday
Mrs. LaVaun Keller and Miss Li
vona Harris will sing over station W
FIN, Findlay for the morning wor-
ship program at 9:15, Thursday morn
ing. Rev. Ames of the First U. B.
church, Findlay will be the speaker.
Mt. Cory School News
There are several graduates of
Mt. Cory High school who are now
busy working for Uncle Sam. The
boys who are in the air corps are:
Arlo Kinstle, Earl Steinman, Nor
man Kirtland, who is stationed at
Honolulu, and Norman King, former
instructor of Mt. Cory who took
special training at New York City
and who is now a Lieutenant at
Detroit, Michigan. Wendell Wagner
is in the marines, Charles Guin and
Donald Nusbaum are in the navy,
Emanuel Boutwell in heavy artillery,
and Louis Dukes in the army.
A coincidence has occurred in the
enrollment of the school. With a
total of 296 pupils there are 148
girls and 148 boys. 237 of these
pupils come to school on buses.
A wave of patriotism has surged
over the school and a committee has
been organized with Mr. Simpkins
as faculty advisor. The committee
consists of Robert Albro, Eloise
Bowersox, Kenneth Green and other
The purpose of the committee is
to sell defense stamps, only in the
ten cent denomination. Every Wed
nesday will be set aside as a day
for the sale of these stamps, and
will be known as “Defense Stamp
Day”. Mt. Cory is the second school
in the county to start this plan
which was suggested by the County
Chairman, Mr. Godwin of the Cen
tral Ohio Light and Power Co.
Western Ohio farmers serving on
county land use committees recom
mended that 50 per cent of the total
land area in that section be planted
to row and small grain crops. Com
mitteemen in southeastern Ohio rec
ommended that only 17 per cent of
the land in that part of the state be
devoted to row crops and small
Washington, I). C.
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