700 Pound Church
Allen county authorities Wed
day were searching for a 700-po
The unwieldly piece
part of 1,120
from the farm
ell of about si
unds of junk taken
home of Giles How
dealer came to his home
year-old son was the
there. The junk man to
he had come for some
instructions of Howell.
Included in the junk
taken away was the bell
from a church which had
field di rectoi
evacuated to Ba
Woman Foils Kidnap
dcian had reported
a 23-year-old Lima
ied with a hypoder
mic needle containing a narcotic, po
lice are seeking clues to the identity
of a man who apparently made a
daring kidnap attempt at a lunch
counter in a busy downtown store
during the lunch hour.
The woman, whose name was with
held by police, told officers she felt
a jab in her leg as she was eating,
and ran to a restroom, thinking im-
NEWS NOTES FROM FOUR COUNTIES
of the operations of whii
gangs. Store attendants fo
in a semi-coma and sumr
If you’re Vacationing
this Year... come to
ed the needle 1
The check-up folk
from Frazier Reams
lector of internal rev
worker in the Philip
presumed to have been cap
i the fall of Corregidor,
a Red Cr
ssistant Red Cros
egidor w it to the rightful
Red Cross believes she
nly woman representa
Manila bay fortress.
after the narcotic took effect,
sudden flight apparently fore-
Officers Check On
when a 14
of Toledo, col
enue, that the
■onduct the in
pped to de
Automobiles will be
termine whether or not they carry
the stamps, the sheriff said
Finds, Returns $500
A Lima person now basks in the
fabled radiance of the lamp of he
who-sought-an-honest-man. That man
is Peter Luchini, 1128 S. Union
ound $500 and returned
is, of the Adams
Harry James Flc
cafe, 671 E. Main
much to his sorro
he had lost
“half a grand”, but it
1 to him by Luchini.
Dangerous Insane In
Authorities Tuesday were search
ing for Edward Frederick, 42, who
made an escape from the Lima State
Hospital for Criminal Insane early
Tuesday by crawling through an air
duct then dropping from the second
story by using a knotted sheet.
Frederick, who was committed to
the institution from Akron last Jan
uary on an armed robbery charge is
said by hospital officials to be dan
our great industries and friendly people work
night day for Victory—yet everywhere, the
quaint charm and rustic beauty of La Province de Quebec
remain unspoiled. Welcome to your French Canadian
Choose the vacation you prefer! Just north of the border
lie the smiling Eastern Townships, lakeland of vacation
charm. Visit Montreal, the metropolis of Canada, and
the City of Quebec, storied rock of history. North of
Montreal are the Laurentians and the Gatineau, mountain
vacationlands. There’s Les Trois-Rivieres to explore
and the forested Saint-Maurice Valley the hinterland
gems of La Vallee de la Chaudiere, Les Bois Francs and
La Beauce. Then on to Quebec City, to Charlevoix
Saguenay, to Lac Saint-Jean and Laurentides Park. Even
to Gaspe itself, North-American wonder-tour!
NO PASSPORTS REQUIRED BY U.S. CITIZENS
NO TOLLS ON PROVINCIAL BRIDGES
NO INDIVIDUAL LIQUOR PERMITS REQUIRED
HERE, VACATION DOLLARS CO FARTHER DUE TO THE RATE
For mapa and dearriptive literature, apply to your home travel
agency, automobile club, Chamber of Commerce, railway, ateamahlp
or bua office, La Province de Quebec Tourist Bureau, 48 Rockefeller
Plaxa, New York, or direct to Department No. NEA 1.
Lima’s population is only a few
hundred short of the 50,000 mark,
a figure never attained there.
Friday in offi
rox, Allen county
estimated that the city’s pres
pulation is 49,320, or 4,430
than the figures shown in the
?deral census. The last cen-
County Officers Collect
Four offices of the Allen county
courthouse turned in a total of $4,
531.12 in fees collected during April,
it was announced by Auditor Floyd
B. Griffin on Wedm
The offices and th
in include: Sheriff
$1,140.03 clerk of
and probate court $1,559.49
3 amount turned
Allen County Business
A survey by the Association of
Commerce statistical department
Wednesday revealed Lima and Allen
county is forging ahead of 1941 re
tail business while other cities are
showing sharp declines. Conclusions
were based upon comparison of sales
Thus far in 1942, Allen county
collected $198,818.63 in sales
compared to $187,060.86 for the
responding 1941 period.
In the Lima area, Hancock county
has receipts of $79,314 for 1942
against $78,140 a year ago.
Tax Payments Are
During last week when $4,626.85
was collected in real estate taxes
for the last half of 1941, the total
already is swelled to $22,405.56, Ray
W. Barnett, Allen county treasurer,
Sales tax receipts in the county
during the week reached a new peak
when $7,935.21 was taken in.
The current collection of classified
taxes had reached $50,364.96 while
in personal property it was at $77,
069.99. Last week $567.99 was taken
in through classified and $178.29.
Delinquencies collected amounted to
$579.06 in classified and $2,816.80 in
personal, the treasurer said.
Albino Robin Is Seen
Frequent visitor to the Findlay col
lege campus during recent weeks has
been a white robin.
The albino bird, first noticed by
students on clean-up day and since
observed by members of the college
department, has streaks of
its head, its beak, and the
its wings. Its breast is
tan and white the tail
BRENT B. HARSH
Brent B. Harsh, a resident of
Spencer township for the past 22
years, has filed his papers as a
candidate for Commissioner of Allen
County subject to the Democratic
Primary election, to be held August
Mr. Harsh is known by everyone
in this end of the county. He is
now serving as a trustee of Spencer
township, which post he has filled
for the past 12 years. For seven
years he served on the Spencerville
District school board.
He is 58 years of age, has a wife
and one daughter. Mr. Harsh is a
member of the Spencerville Grange
and the Spencerville Progressive
Association, and has been active
practically all his life in Democratic
politics. He would make a splendid
Allen County Commissioner. Adv.
THE BLUFFTON NEWS. BLUFFTON, OHIO
loan at inb
Allocation of the $S,699.72 received
here from the state for civilian de
fense purposes was innounced Tues
day by*.the Hancoch county budget
The money was distributed in the
same proportion as sales tax funds
are allocated to the various sub
The city of Findlay received $4,
200.84 and Mayor H. Duttweiler
said the money wouli1 be turned over
to the civilian defer se council.
A MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY
OF THE TREASURY
your boys on
win YOUK WAR
to buy War B.
The above let
than in Washin
Campaign and e.
in the tremendeu
feathers, brown wh
flight, and whitish,
Hancock county received $2,026.29
Jenera, Mt. Bl ar
Rawson, Van Bure
thc secretary of the treasury
ard, Mt. Cory
ind Vanlue, $75
Each of the 17 townships was al
Appointed To West
David A. Wohlgamuth, Findlay
college freshman, has received form
al notice that he has passed all men
tal and physical requirements for
admission to the U. S. Military
Academy at West Point, N. Y. He
will enter the academy July 1 on ap
pointment by Congressman Frederick
C. Smith of Marion. He is the son
of Mrs. Alice Wohlgamuth, Findlay.
Model Plane Show
The premium list for the second
annual model airplane contest Sun
day, May 11
as been announced by
are valued at $375 and
notors for model planes,
contest drew 250 entries
include 12 i
and some 6,000 spectators.
Michigan and Indiana
Scrap Drive Nets 957
Hancock county’s salvage-for-vic
tory drive during April yielded a
total of 957
needed in 1
has been sei
tons of scrap materials
he nation’s war effort,
led. A goal of 800 tons
Major John H. Marshall,
physician with the Army
Corps, is now in Australia, accord
ing to letters received by his wife.
Private To Run For
An Ohio Army private wants to
become a congressman.
Secretary of State John E Swee
ney reported an application from
Private John T. Siemon of Kenton
for petitions to qualify him as a can
didate for the Democratic nomina
tion as congressman from- the Eighth
district in the August primary.
Siemon, a member of the Hardin
county board of education and now
stationed at a Salt Lake City airfield,
also asked Sweeney if there were
any restrictions against soldiers run
ning for office.
Sweeney said he informed Siemon
there were no restrictions.
May 1, 1942
TO THE tEOPLS OF a110’
This week a new campaign for the Mie of Whr Bonds and Savings
Stamps Is under way throughout the Nation. It is the War Bond Quota
It is urgently necessary that you double the rate at Which you
are now buying War Bonds and Stamps This will mean the sale direct
to individual Americans of Ikr Bonds and Stamps to the amount of not
lees than one billion dollars every month.
One billion dollars a month is the National quota. It is equal
to one-ter.th the combined incomes of all Americans.
oney is needed to buy the tools of war for your fighting
forces. It will not pay for all of them. Qir war expenditures now
are at the rate of about FOUR BILLIONS a month, and they are growing
daily. But a btllion dollars a month direct from the people will
make all-out production possible. Without it we cannot do our best
without it we cannot put forth our full effort.
It is desperately needed for another reason. We can't fight a
war and at the sane time live and spend as usual. There are not enough
goods to go around the things we buy with money. If we go on spend
ing at the 1941 scale, we'll be robbing the fighting man to add to our
own comfort or pleasure. We'll be driving up ths cost of living for
all of us. We’ll be imposing dire hardships on our neighbors.
asked of you is ten per cent of your earnings a tithe
It is not a tax it Is not even a contribution it is a
rest, for your use and protection later.
asks you to cut down your expenditures, TO SAVE
the firing line and in the training camps, through your
ask you to save so that they nay have wtat they need to
tor you America asks you to save to SAVE TO WIN THE HR
!s and Stanpa up to not less than ten per cent of your
rty worth It? Is Democracy worth it? Is America worth it?
w your answer.
was sent to this newspaper by Secretary Morgen
We publish it in the interest o£ the War Bond Quota
stly recommend that all our readers do their share
ahead of financing the War effort.
bird is in
Pheasants Bore Him
Raymond Woodruff of
who told the court he was
seeing pheasants walking
paid $25 for the privilege
ing one of them out of season.
Woodruff was arrested by Frank
Ramge, Hardin county game pro
tector, and arraigned before Mayor
Leroy Hoppe in Kenton. The Dun
kirk man pleaded guilty.
Slot Machines Taken
Kenton police Monday night car
ried out raids on automatic pay off
slot machines in the city in compli
ance with an order of Chief of Po
lice Clarence W. Sheldon,
of 11 machines
were taken in the
and contents were
removed to the city
from the disposition
of the machines and their contents
will be placed in the police retire
O. N. U. Enrollment
Northern university officials
an enrollment of approxi
400 students for the summer
quarter which will open June 15.
This will be the largest summer
class in recent years.
Insects Bad In Far
Captain S. G. Brugler writes from
“somewhere in the Far East” that
he is enjoying his duties as an offi
cer in the Army Dental Corps, but
that mosquitoes on the tropical is
land where he is located are par
Masks cover the mouth and are
lifted to permit the entrance of each
mouthful of food. Masks must be
worn also when anyone walks in the
verdant countryside where bananas
and tropical fruit are abundant.
The letter was written April
his wife who is living with her
ents, County Commissioner and
Jesse W. Dulin in Kenton.
Deficits Worry Kenton
Reduced receipts from state taxes
and mounting expenses of local gov
ernment sent City Council of Kenton
into a huddle to determine what ac
tion must be taken to prevent a
breakdown of municipal services.
Since Jan .1 the city has a deficit
of $5,000, exluding the bill for
street lighting, City Auditor Ralph
E Yauger said. Street lighting may
be paid by enacting extra two-mill
but even then strictest
must be practiced,
Dr. H. Gordon Hayes, professor
economics in Ohio State University,
left a cheering message with 150
bankers of the Kenton area who met
in Ada Thursday for the annual
Group 2 conference of banking prob
Dr. Hayes told his listeners that
there wall be no post-war depression,
that the present lack of opportunity
to buy durable goods, together with
a tremendous savings in war bonds,
will cushion the economic shock of
the war’s close and send the nation’s
factories rumbling into new activity
to fulfill the demand for civilian ar
The gigantic war machine also
will be kept in operation for polic
ing duty for at least six months
after peace comes and then the sol
diers gradually will be returned to
civilian life, he predicted.
Cows Equal With
Outos In Rights
Deciding the case of Albert Morris
against Walter Beisheim, Judge A.
A. Slaybaugh of Putnam county
common pleas court Tuesday ruled
that in most instances livestock be
ing driven on or across public high
ways must be given the same con
sideration as humans or vehicles.
Morris sought damages as a result
of an accident on the Ridge road
near Belmore Nov. 11, 1941, at 6:40
a. m. which occurred when Morris’
car figured in a collision with a cow
owned by Beisheim. The defendant
filed a cross petition asking damage
for his cow.
Judge Slaybaugh dismissed both
the plaintiff’s petition and the de
fendant’s cross petition on the ground
that this was “an unavoidable acci
He declared in his decision that a
“person propelling an automobile
must consider the hazards attendant
upon approaching animals”.
No REA Extensions
No extension beyond 250 feet may
be made by the Putnam-Paulding
Rural Electrification Cooperative as
This was pointed out by Homer
Prowant, Putnam county director on
the cooperative board, after he had
received several requests for exten
sions beyond 250 feet. He explained
that the federal government has
limited the extensions because of pri
orities on materials used in the erec
tion of power lines.
Quits After 37 Years
After serving for 37 years, Henry
Heringhaus has resigned as street
commissioner of Ottawa.
This was announced after Hering
haus submitted his resignation to the
village council at its regular meet
ing. The commissioner was forced
to retire to comply with the regula
tions of the state public employes’
Every effort was made by the
council to obtain at least temporary
waiving of this rule, but it could
not be obtained.
Two Ships Too Large
Only the Queen Mary and the Nor
mandie are too large to pass through
the Panama canal locks, which are
110 feet wide and have a usable
length of 1.000 feet.
Look at This Proposition:
THURSDAY, MAY 14, 1942
Mrs. Louise Cloore was a week
end guest of Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Sharrits of Lima.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Holderman
and daughter, Joyce of Toledo were
Sunday guests of Mrs. Georgia
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Fisher and
Mrs. Pearl Chidister of Huntington,
Indiana spent several days with
Mrs. Carl Hefner and daughter of
Columbus were week-end guests of
Mrs. Mollie Allderding.
Mr. and Mrs. William Contris and
children returned Saturday from a
trip to Tampa, Florida.
Mesdames Raychel Rex and Gret
chen Heiser were Wednesday even
ing guests of Mrs. Mildred Williams
Bowling G. Green
Clark Harry Black suspected a
prank one morning when he found
in the mail a letter addressed to
“Bowling Green, Care Helm Hotel,
Bowling Green, Ky.” A check of
the hotel register showed a Mr. B.
G. Green, a traveling salesman of
Atlanta, Ga.f stopping there.
Green’s name was Bowling G.
News want ads bring quick results.
SORRY! No more
National tire regulations have
ended charter service in the in
terest of the nation’s war effort.
Meanwhile—drive when you can
—or arrange to go by bus in the
middle of the week and the mid
dle of the day if possible.
SIDNEY’S DRUG SHOP
129 N. Main St., Phone 170-W
Cincinnati & LakeErife
LOCAL AND LONG
Every Load Insured
If you need Chick Starting Mash this is how to
get a Good Mash at a Reasonable Cost. Bring us 250
lbs. of good yellow corn, 50 lbs. oats. We will grind
and mix it with 50 lbs. Midds, 25 tbs. Bran, 25 lbs.
Dehydiated Alfalfa Meal and 100 lbs. of Chick Mix
Ration Ayd Concentrate. You pay us $7.95 cash and
take home 500 lbs. of the best Chick Starter you
For Vigor and Health—
Or we can furnish you with 18% Banner Starter
Mash at $3.10 per cwt.
16% Starter and Grower $2.85 per cwt.
BLUFFTON MILLING CO.
include meat in your menu.
Always ready to serve you.
Fresh and Salt Meats
WE PAY TOP CASH PRICES
Horses $6.00 Cows $4.00
Small Stock removed free of charge.
Telephone Findlay, MAIN 475, Reverse Charges
BUCKEYE REDUCTION COMPANY, Findlay, Ohio
“Branch, Fostoria Animal Product*. Inc.”
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