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Segregation of Races Enforced By Custom Separate Fountains Used Tensions Arising in South Result of Federal Negro Employment Plan Aitho the feeling against the groes is not as intense as in deep south, there nevertheless enough racial antagonism nessee to label the sit problem that is far from solution, it was stated by Mr. and Mrs. James Basinger, of Nashville, Tenn., and former Bluffton residents, visit ing recently at the home of their parents here. Gratz was weak eye and Racial Problem Still Not Solved In South, Former Residents State ause of a ries of 50 MUNSON R. BIXEL, M. D. Office Hours: 8:30-10 A. M. 1-3 P. M. 7-8 P. M. Office, 118 Cherry St. Phone 120-F Bluffton. O. Francis Basinger, D. D. S. Evan Basinger, D. D. S. Telephone 271-W Bluffton, Ohio D. C. BIXEL, O.D. GORDON BIXEL, O.D. Citizens Bank Bldg.. Bluffton EYESIGHT SPECIALISTS Office Hours: 8:30 A. M__ 5:30 P. M. 7:30 P. M.—8:30 P. M. Closed Thursday Afternoon & Evening. custom. The Negroes live section of town and the whit in another. All of the theatres have sections in the galleries fo ored people and separate fountains are maintained rker the is in Ten- Mrs. ave Air- Basinger, the son of Mr. and Noah Basinger of South Lawn nue, is employed in the Vultee craft Corp, of Nashville. Mrs, singer, the former Frieda Jean Klay, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Al bert Klay of North Lawn avenue. Ba- As is characteristic of the south strict segregation of races is rigor His application for enlistment to obtain an officer’s commission in the United States navy held up because Eye Treatments Enable Bluffton Boy To Meet Visual Standards Of U. S. Navy ion, Homer Gratz, Jr., if town, thru continu- residing wes ous effort months has is now qualified to make application for the new V-l classification at recruiting head Altho progress in the improvement of racial relations is very slow there is some evidence of a growing toler ance. Some of the educational and church leaders are holding interra cial conferences for the improvement of conditions between the two races. treatments over a period of sev months at the Bixel optometric the visual fices was able to pas quirements of the n Undi HIRES HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR MARKET BASKET BE SORE THE FOOD VALUE YOU PAY FOR REACHES THE FAMILY TABLE... THREE OF THE WAYS A CP GAS RANGE WILL HELP YOU SAVE FOOD VALUES 1. FOOD VALUE SAVING BURNERS. Simmer settings make possible the “waterless” cooking of vegetables, recommended by vitamin authorities. 2. FOOD VALUE SAVING BROILER. No preheating neces sary. Meats retain more vitamin-rich juices, because cold start broiling enables you to broil the portion nearest the flame, without overcooking the under side. 3. FOOD ALUE SAVING OVEN. Controlled heat enables you to roast meats with minimum of water, and yet avoid drving out. Low temperature roasting also enables you to reduce meat shrinkage as much as 20%. the Bluff drinking for each work on clothing, money. Many of the Negroes farms for just their food, shelter and a little spendin It is possible to obtain for about one tensions and in the South federal policy dollar a day. problems are the result of employing as of the as many Negroes as exist proportion ally in the population on jobs involv ing federal contracts. Generally the white and colored workers do not work together in the same plant and if the federal policy is carried out to any extent racial clashes will be a likelihood, it was stated. of- for V-l classification qualified to apply, he will continue his college work taking certain prescribed courses in physics and mathematics. At the present he is enrolled as a sophomore at Buff enlisted in the In this plan the student is as an Apprentice Seaman Naval Reserve. He is the navy and serving the but is on inactive duty until officially in country the After approximately one and half years of college work the stu dent takes a competitive examination designated to select the best men for training as naval officers. After this examination is successfully completed the student is offered a choice of two courses each leading to an officers commission with the rank of ensign. The treatments at the Bixel op tometric offices, that enabled Gratz I to qualify for the V-l application, consisted of manipulative eye exer cises in which the muscles were I gradually strengthened to a degree sufficient to meet the rigid navy re i quirements. SAVE AND SERVE THE VITAMINS The vitamins are there. Make sure your family gets them! It’s easy to cook for health with a modern Magic Chef Gas Range. & THE RED WHEEL GAS RANGE WITH THE LIFETIME BURNER GUARANTEE WEST OHIO GAS CO. At this time of the year when we can enjoy fresh vegetables from our own gardens we should be able to have an adequate diet. The following list is called the gold standard of good nutrition and should be the basis for our daily diet for every member of the family. 1. Milk—2 glasses for each adult Elbert Kohli, Son of Mrs. Eva Kohli, to Sail On Ship He Helped Build Majority of Ship Sinkings Have Taken Place in Coastwise Shipping Sailors on Uncle Sam’s merchant marine would far rather take the longer trips to Russia and Africa than the shorter coastwise hauls, it was stated by Elbert Kohli, former Bluffton boy, now a seaman of the country’s rapidly expending merchant shipping fleet. As soon as his Bluffton is over Kohli will return Not in ENLISTING THE HOME IN NATIONAL DEFENSE Merchant Marine Sailors Prefer Long Trips, Bluffton Seaman Says rs. Eva Kohli is spending it the home i graduate Kohli, the son of of West Elm street, i 10-day vacation here a his mother. He is a Bluffton High school in the class of 1940 and prior to his position with the merchant marine was employed in the Bethlehem Fairfield shipping yards in Baltimore, Maryland. of of to Balti more where he has signed out on a ship he helped to construct while working in the Bethlehem yards. Armed Forces As a member of the merchant marine crew Kohli is not a member of the country’s armed forces and will not be subject to draft call as long as he is in this type of service, considers this type The gov of work fort and needs large numbers young men for shipping Kohli stated. Under this arrangement a seaman Symbolic of all the young Amer ican men who fight and die for their country is the stirring tale of Nath an Hale, hero of the American Revo lution, whose birthday the nation celebrated last Saturday. He born on June 6, 1758, of a quiet respecting family. Yet he is the spokesman for all young American soldiers. He chanced to say the thing that all real fight ing men think as he was about to be hung by the enemy for carrying out his duty for his country. His last Commemorating the official birth day of the flag of the United States ebrated as a holiday in many states is Flag Day on Sunday which is cel of the union. Ohio officially cele brates the day with flag displays. THE BLUFFTON NEWS. BLUFFTON, OHIO 2. Vegetables— potatoes one of tl 3. Fruit—2 ser ing citrus fruit or 4. Eggs—3 to 5 sible one daily. 5. Meat, poultr legumes-e-one or 6. Cereal or bi whole grain or eri ides one be- with & and if pos- or servings. d—most of bread. it 7. Butter—-2 or more tablespoons. Thanks to the teachers and volun teers who are handling the sugar ra tioning at the H. S. this week. may leave the merchant marine upon the completion of any freight haul at which time he would be subject to the draft. The pay is excellent and is maintained at high levels in order to attract men to a job in recent months has proven hazardous. which to be Prefer Long Trips recent sailors In view of the frequency of coastal sinkings most of the would rather take the longer trips. It is a common opinion among the sailors that the German submarines are being refueled in American wat ers in view of the fact that prac ticaly all of the sinkings have taken place within a shore. of the sinking have been at sea. All of the in convoys which Practically no recorded far out long hauls are means assurance than the coastwise jaunts, Kohli pointed out. ■k eight hours a ging shifts at all includes not only The seamen v day but with ch times. The wor routine labor specified portion of the devoted to watch duty. Time Off During the seaman’s may do as he chooses them go on deck others to the radio or play Some of the seamen working their way thr Kohli bunked wi student who enough to earn the next term entire college co ation of cruising sign up in a definite get the It is not necessary to the merchant fleet for period and seamen may choice of ships on which to sail at the port. Many of the officers on the ships are also officers in the United States navy but most of the crew personnel is in the civilian classification, Kohli said. Life Of Nathan Hale Is Symbolic Of American Boys Who Fight For Country On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress of the United States passed a resolution as follows: “Resoh’ed: that the Flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white that the Union be thirteen stars, white on a blue field representing a new constellation.” This made Old Glory the official flag. At first there was a great deal of debate as to what procedure should be followed. Some thought that a new star and a new stripe should be added every time a new state came into the union. As a matter of fact when Vermont and Kentucky came in, new stars and new stripes were added in 1795. It was this fifteen striped flag that flew over Fort McHenry in Balti more Harbor on that historic night of September 13, 1814—described in words, now of history I have but country.” was self who He was just an ordinary boy like his good times, who did fairly well in school, was well spoken of in his community, and then start of his career he the country’s forces. be life can every small A counterpart of his found in Bluffton and in community in the United States. He was not especially articulate and his letters home were nothing unusual. off he of time Many read, listen students uld cruise long .fficient funds for the colege. His ■sc was an alter and studying. he got the urge watching the ves- Kohli stated tl to go to sea froi seis go in and out of the harbor at Baltimore and from participating in test runs of new ships in the I peake Bay. Chesa- papers enjoys He carries his seamanship with him and says that he life at sea very much and after several days on land looks forward to getting back in active duty as a seaman again. inscribed on the pages .•re: “I only regret that me life to lose for my The details of this experience are common kno\ boy. Nathan Seventh Com of the Long general was the river. wledge to every school i volunteered in Webb’s necticut. In the course Island campaign the facing the enemy across I to know two things: hi re the enemy was go When volunteers for oh were called for Na dy offered his services it the word “spy” was id was a dangerous task, as a Dutch boy he he sought for e n the way back. He needed just at enlisted the in when and wh ing to attack the spying than imediati knowing that degrading an Disguised the informat was discovert Flag Day, To Be Celebrated In Ohio On Sunday, Dates Back To June 14,1777 got but In say his last mome.it they let him what was most on his mind and in all humility made the remark that has come to be one of the famous sentences of all history. our National Anthem. This flag continued be the official flag un til 1818 altho five more states had been added. It had then become apparent that a stripe added for every new state would soon render the flag unwieldly and unsymmetrical. In view of this a bill was signed by President Mon roe on April 4, 1818, restoring the design of the flag to the original thirteen stripes, but one star for each state. Every state has a designated place in the blue field according to the time of admission. Ohio’s star is the first one in the third row, the state being the 17th to be admitted in the year 1803. Until 1912 there was no official standard for the proportions of the flag. Up until this time square and oblong flags of every description ap peared on the market. On October 29, 1912, President Taft issued an executive order in which the propor tions of the flag, regardless of size, were definitely prescribed. Charles Trippiehorn Broadcasts Over Findlay Station in Hobby Program Is Contrary to popular impression, snakes and reptiles are friends of mankind and arc especially valuable to the farmer, it was stated by Charles Trippiehorn, 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. horn, in a recent broadcast over Findlay radio WFIN. With the exception of the ous varieties, snakes should never be killed. Fortunately in this part of the state there are very ous snakes to be found, sauga has been recorded county. In the southern state aye found the Timber Rattler and Copperhead, all of which are very poisonous. Snake Is Friend Of Man And Should Not Be Killed, Bluffton Writing a Book on Turtles Based on Observations Of His Pets Murray Trippie radio interview station Charles of this snakes In describing his hobby pointed out that the snakes area, the black snakes, milk and racers, destroy nullion of bugi mice and worms and are a economic asset to the farmer ding his fields of vermin. The Massa in Hancock part of the Massasauga, If one should be bitten by a pois onous snake one should lay open the wound with a sharp knife or razor blade and apply suction. A tourni quet should be applied directly above the wound at the proper pressure point. The wound should be laid open with the blade to the depth of the fang, Charles pointed out. as whiskey should force the blood to faster than ever. Stimulants such also a to be on the ship but time poison carry Use i chicken stitious tion in of tobacco juice, gun powder, entrail and smoke are super absurdities without founda scientific practice. Writing Book Charles described a book entitled Selective service registration for all young men of the nation between 18 and 20 years of age will be con ducted on June 30. This represents the fifth and con cluding registration under the exist- Boy Says On Radio to the Turtles of the United which he is now preparing has been written about this reptillia and young Trippie gathering his data not onlj basis of available scientific States” Nothing class of horn is on the literature but on observation of the turtles in an especially constructed pool in the back yard of his home on South Main street. At the present time his collection includes seven turtles, ten lizard? and 25 snakes. He capture.® most of them using leather gloves and snake hooks and carries them home in a bag which was formerly hi* mother’s onion sack. In some cases people here have given reptiles to him and in other cases he has sent to zoological supply houses to pur chase some of the more rare mens. 1 n ex pf.n definite in rid- Don’t Kill Snakes poison- Since early interested in specialized in reptile turtles past three years. Men 18 To 20 Will Register For Selective Service Tuesday, June 30 And be sure to look over those breakfast sets we are showing— mighty attractive and priced at a figure that will appeal to thrifty housewives who demand quality at modest price. speci- isvr. Hobby So far his hobby has not proven very expensive having spent only five dollars for his collection which includes the cost of pens which he built largely from odds and ends. His hobby has brought him in con tact with a number of interesting characters. In Toledo he spent an entire day with Frank “Bring-’em back-alive” Buck, famous African explorer. He had his picture with Buck who gave him an graphed copy of his book. taken auto presi Jerry He met William Bettridge dent of the Toledo Zoo and Hipp, curator of reptiles at the zoo. In the radio program Charles pointed out that he plans to continue his hobby into his life vocation hoping ultimately to be a curator of reptiles in one of the zoos of the country. Charles has been encouraged in his hobby by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Zesh bach, of the Zehrbach apartments on Main street, who have presented him with many books on the subject of childhood he has been nature study but has the three branches of which includes aligators, lizards and snakes, for the ting selective completed all of 18 and 65 Yes you can still get it service law and when men between the ages will have been listd. registering on 30 will Young men not be subject to the military draft until they reach the age of 20, un ... a kitchen equipped with the latest SELLERS modern kitchen aids y Basinger’s Furniture Store THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 1912 der the present law. Males now subject to military servee are those between 20 and 45 years of age. New announcements regarding the 14-day furlough which will be grant ed to draftees, following theii ac ceptance at induction centers, also were made last week by state select ive sendee headquarters. Automatic granting of the 14-day furlough original}’ was to have be come effective about the middle of June, but now it appears that the system will not be put into opera tion until after July 1. Allowing the two weeks furlough is designed to provide an opportunity for inductees to attend to personal affairs before entering the army. West Point Exams Saturday, June 13 Examination for young men wish ing to qualify for appointments to the United States Military Academy at West Point will be held at 9 a. m. Saturday. June 13, in the Lima post office building. Anyone interested in taking the examination must report immediately to Congressman Robert F. Jones, in order that arrangements may be made with the Civil Service com mission. Six and one-half hours will be re quired for the examination. Subjects to be covered include algebra and plane geometry, two and one-half hours English composition and lit erature, one hour U. S. and ancient history, two hours English gram mar, one hour. FARM BUREAU INSURANCE Auto—Fire—Life—Liability Paul E. Whitmer, Agent 245 W. Grove St.—Phone 350-W Bluffton, Ohio If at all possible START RIPS on Tuesday *C'»«lncl,Top ’srAlNtESS ^orcehron Ton .* n« discolor,”"" jJ ’-Point Sutptn 11 ^THURSDAY li That’s the way to avoid the crush of week-end travel. SIDNEY’S DRUG SHOP 129 N. Main St. Phone 170-W Cincinnati & Lake Erie Transportation Company 1 ”-„stick/= r* Here it is—that handy Sellers work table you’ve been hearing about with the por celiron top—you’ll be wanting one before the supply is exhausted. And those Sellers cabinets we are show ing in the window—they’re the NEWEST Sellers model with latest improvements— full stainless porceliron covering on bottom shelf of upper section and porceliron ex tending top—more cupboard space than ever before—25 lb. flour bin with Fast Fluffy Sif ter—all metal bread or meal box —1 piece Ripple Glassware set and other features. Smooth, rounded corners, heavy, lasting hardwood construction. “Baked On” finishes that wiU LAST.