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Settlement
Mj*. and Mrs. Milford Haas left
for Chicago, Sunday for a brief
stay.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Swigart of
Osborn, were Sunday visitors in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham
Sommer.
The Advisory Council met at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Amstutz
on Tuesday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Schick
and family had as their guests last
Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Willem
Habeggar and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Wilbur Nusbaum and family of
Berne, and Mr. and Mrs. Riley Case
and family of La Grange, Indiana.
Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Sprunger
and family of Marion, Indiana and
Mr. aiyi Mrs. Waldo Lehmirt an|
family *and Inda Sprunger of Bernd
were week-end visitors in the N. N,
Soldner home.
Marie Imbach and Lorena Hoch*
Stettler spent the latter part of the
week with Mr. and Mrs. David Rich
at Woodburn, Ind.
Ruth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Homer Moser is attending Ohio
Northern University at Ada, this
summer.
Noah Hochstettler spent Sunday
in the home of his son, Mr. and Mrs.
Marion Hochstettler and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Phares Bixel are the
happy parents of a baby girl born
to them on Monday.
The Pricilla Circle enjoyed a
picnic at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Francis Sommer on Tuesday even
ing.
Mr. and Mrs. Walden Hilty and
family of East Orange, N. J. are
spending some time with their home
folks here.
Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Hilty and
family of Pontiac, Mich., visited in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Schweitz
er last week.
Frederick Reichenbach who is
statiom at Camp Knox in Kentucky
spent Sunday with his folks at
home.
Mrs. Howard Welty and children
spent several days in Mt. Vernon,
Ohio, visiting in the home of her
sister, Mr. and Mrs. Keith Frary
and family week.
Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Dun rich of
Navarre, were week end visitors in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earnest
Bauman and family.
A large and appreciative audience
attended the song festival last Sun
day evening at the Ebenezer church.
For several years the occasion has
been an annual event at this time of
year. Sentiment was expressed by
many who were present that these
programs should be held more fre
quently in the future.
Mr. and Mrs. John Backensto and
son Robey of Woodstock, Ill., visited
in the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. E.
Kohli several days last week.
Arrangements are being made to
again hold a reunion of those -who
had attended the Stager school. Thia
gathering is to be held at the Pan*
dora school building on the first
Sunday of August.
Abraham Suter has been bedfast)
for some time.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar V»cnger are
spending several days in some of
the eastern states.
This community was blessed with
a very refreshing rain early Mon
day morning.
Many farmers are sustaining1
heavy losses in their herds of swine
HOME
DEFENSE
PITTSBURGH PAINTS make
your home secure against
the ravages of time and
nature. This is an essential
precaution during times
when new construction is
held up due to defense
needs, and of course, it’s
good sense to make the
paint job last as long as
possible by using highest
quality products, such as
PITTSBURGH
PAINTS
Steinman Bros.
Lumber Cout
Harrison
Monument,
Garfield Park,
Cl
Cincinnati.
WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON
(1773-1840)
A medical student at 14, an en
sign in the army at 18, an aide
de-camp at 21, secretary of the
Northwest Territory at 25, a ma
jor-general at 39, and president
of the United States at 67—that is
a brief history of Ohio’s first pres
ident, William Henry Harrison.
It was Harrison who ended for
all time the Indian menace in his
adopted state, who met and de
feated the last foreign troops to
invade Ohio’s soil.
Harrison was born in Virginia.
As an aide-de-camp to General
Anthony Wayne, he was at the
Battle of Fallen Timbers and at
Greenville when the treaty which
followed was signed.
even though the animals have been
treated for cholera.
Mrs. Albert Lehman was number
ed among the sick for several days
last week.
Evan Amstutz has not been able
to do regular work on account of
ill health.
Charles Kinsinger is to operate
the combine harvester for David
Carr this season.
Mr. and Xrs E. E. Miller and
family and David Wenger were Sun
day visitors in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Wilbert Miller and family of
Van Wert.
Leia Steiner, Arvilla Geiger, Mary
Ellen Gerber, Alice Schumacher,
Wilma Augsburger, Treva Geiger,
Elaine Welty. Marcile Reichenbach,
Gladys and Margaret Reichenbach,
Earnest and Charles Boehr were in
Winona Lake, Indiana last Saturday.
John G. Althaus, west of Bluffton
who suffered a stroke of paralysis
week before last is still in a help
less condition.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Basting, of
Bloomington, Ill., are spending sev
eral weeks in the Phares Bixel
home.
Noah F. Steiner, who had the
misfortune of getting hurt last week
is improving nicely and able to walk
around.
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Carl Simmons of Ada, Sunday
night at the hospital in Bluffton.
Kenneth, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence Basinger near Columbus
Grove is assisting at the Stanley
Basinger funeral home of Bluffton.
Miss Marjorie Basting of Pitts
burgh, who works at a Jewish Mis
sion visited with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Basting in the
Phares Bixel home over the week
end.
Pandora
Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Diller and
daughter visited relatives in Ann
Arbor, Mich., over the week-end.
Shirl Hatfield, Jr., of Buffalo, N.
Y., visited in the L. Shirl Hatfield
home over the week-end. Mr. and
Mrs. Lowell Hatfield, of Mt. Pleas
ant, Mich., also visited in their par
ental homes.
Tony Frantz is quite ill at his
home here.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Steiner and
family visited Mr. and Mrs. Wayne
Steiner and son, and Lysle and Earl
Steiner in Detroit over the week
end.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hilty and
daughter of Chicago and Mr. and
Mrs. Walden Hilty and family of
East Orange, N. J. are visiting in
their parental homes here.
A group of young people from
the St. John Mennonite church spent
Saturday at Winona Lake, Indiana.
Clair Basinger of Oberlin College
is ill at the home of his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Clem Basinger.
Miss Mary Ellen Gerber who has
been teaching in the Pandora Grade
School resigned her position and will
enter Nyack Bible School in New
York.
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Steiner who
are in Evanston, Ill., for the sum
mer, spent the week-end at the Mrs.
Barbara Steiner home. Mary Lou,
Ethel Jean, and Bobby Rust of
Chicago accompanied the Steiners
here for a few weeks’ visit with
Miss Madeline Bixel.
Mr. and Mrs. Evan Davidson of
Lima, and Mr. and Mrs. Francis
Davidson of Leipsic visited in the
Grover Davidson home, Sunday.
Mrs. Alta Van Meter of Dayton
is visiting with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. Baumgartner.
No Women Drivers
The great Roman roads were from
11 to 15 feet wide.
STOCK SALES
Service bulls delivered any time
alsp male hogs. C. N. Long k Son,
phone Ada Red 1360. v tf.
ntnoa
When the Northwest Territory
was divided into Indiana and
Ohio, he was made governor of
Indiana.
As the climax of a series of
raids, he defeated the Indians at
Tippecanoe in 1811 and so gave
the partisans of Harrison’s presi
dential campaign their rallying
cry, "Tippecanoe and Tyler, too.”
He urged President Madison to
carry war to the Indians and free
the settlers of Ohio from this
danger.
Then came the War of 1812.
Harrison was placed in command
of the army. The outlook was
serious. The British controlled
Detroit, "Mackinaw and Chicago.
Slowly Harrison began to clear
Mt. Cory
Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Jones and
family were Sunday dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Jones. They
left for their home at Orville and
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Jones accompani
ed them home for a week’s visit.
Mrs. J. E. Jones and Alice Mc
Dowell of Columbus Grove called
Saturday evening on Ruth Ghaster.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Kramer called
Sunday evening in the T. B. Ghaster
home.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nonnamaker
and Eileen and Loretta Mae, Mr.
and Mrs. A. E. Holmes, Mr. and
Mrs. W. B. Kramer, Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Moore daughter Marilyn and
son Kieth of Lincoln Park, Mich.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Swank and
son of Detroit, Mich. Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Henning and daughter Mary
Lou, Mrs. Sadie Keel spent the
week end at West Jefferson visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Keel and
family.
Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Garisch call
ed Sunday afternoon on Mr. and
Mrs. J. J. White and Frank White.
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Ghaster and
daughter Ruth and Mrs. W. B.
Kramer attended the funeral Wed
nesday afternoon of Mary A. Bolick.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nonnamaker
and daughters Eileen and Loretta
Mae called Thursday evening on Mr.
and Mrs. W. B. Kramer.
Gene Jordan spent the week end
at his home here.
Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Jones and
family of Orville, and Mrs. Alice
McDowell of Columbus Grove called
on Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Jones Satur
day evening.
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Ghaster and
daughter Ruth spent Friday at
Indian Lake.
Mr. and Mrs. George Guin of Ft.
Wayne, Ind., called Friday afternoon
on Mrs. Bessie Guin.
Mrs. Nettie Pitzene and daughter
Kay of Ada called Sunday on Mr.
and Mrs. T. B. Ghaster and daughter
Ruth.
Louise King, Bernita Holmes, Ann
Dukes visited Betty McVey at
Elyria, then took the bus to
Niagara Falls, N. Y., where they
spent the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs, Carl Bogart and
daughter Mary of Lima were recent
callers on Mr. and Mrs. James
Watkins and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne
Watkins and daughter Phyllis.
Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Moyer who
have been in Chardon are spending
a few weeks at their home here.
Mr. Glen Raymer of this place
passed away Saturday evening at
his home.
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
STATE OF OHIO
DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS
Columbus, Ohio, July 3, 1942
Engineer of Sales Legal Copv No. 42-355
UNIT PRICE CONTRACT
Sealed proiosals will be received at the office
of the State Highway Director of Ohio, at
Columbus, Ohio, until ten o’clock A. M., East
ern War Time, Tuesday, July 28, 1942, for
improvements in:
Allen County, Ohio, on part of Section Lima
of the Lima-Kenton Road, State Highway No,
128, State Route No 117. U. S. No. 30-S, in
the City of Lima, by resurfacing with as
phaltic concrete. Width: Pavement 33 feet.
4 inches: Roadway 36 feet. Length: 4,043
feet or 0.765 mile.
Estimated cost ...................................... $13,670.00
Contract to be completed not later than
September 15, 1942,
The minimum wage to Im* paid to all labor
employed on this contract shall be in accord
ance with the ‘‘Schedule of Prevailing Hourly
Wage Rates Ascertained and Determined by
The Department of Industrial Relations appli
cable to State Highway Department Improve
ments in accordance with Sections 17-3, 17-4.
17-4a, 17-5 and 17-5a of the General Code of
Ohio.”
The bidder must submit with his bid a cer
tified check in an amount equal to five per
cent of the estimated coat, but in no event
more than ten thousand dollars.
Plans and specifications are on file in the
dermrtment of highways and the office of the
resident district deputy director.
The director reserves the right to reject
anj and all bids.
H. G. SOURS.
12 State Highway Director.
BLUFFTON MARKETS
Wednesday Moring
Hogs—160 to 180, $14.10 180 to
250, $14.20 roughs, $12.75 stags,
$11.00.
Calves, $13.75 lambs, $13.50.
Grain (bu. pries)—Wheat, $1.04
corn, 78e oats, 45c soys, $1.55.
Earth Gains Weight Yearly
Scientists estimate that the earth
increases its weight about” 100,000
tons a year. ..
THE BLUFFTON NEWS. BLUFFTON, OHIO
northwestern Ohio of both British
and Indians. Twice he withstood
a British siege at Fort Meigs, op
posite Maumee. After Perry’s vic
tory on Lake Erie, he invaded
Canada and by the British-Indian
defeat on the Thames River
brought peace for all time to Ohio.
In 1814-15, he presided over In
dian councils that sealed the peace.
He was elected to Congress, to
the Ohio Senate, to the United
States Senate, and appointed Min
ister to Colombia.
In 1840 he was elected Presi
dent, and died a month after his
inauguration.
A stately monument marks the
home and burial place of this
great Ohioan at North Bend, just
west of Cincinnati-
4-H Club News
Bluffton Livestock Club
The fourth meeting of the Bluff
ton livestock club was held at the
home of Junior Moser, Wednesday
night, July 2. Eleven members and
the two advisors, Harry Barnes ajid
Quinten Burkhold-r. were present.
John Althaus, recreation leader,
directed the mem’1 of the club in
a game of softball before the meet
ing came to order.
The topic for 1 eussion at the
meeting was “The Care and Manage
ment of Steers.” 'rohments were
served at the close of the meeting.
The next meetii will be held at
the home of Har lurkholder, July
16, at 7:30 p. m.
The Busy Bees
The meeting of Busy Bee 4-H
club was held in uu- economics
room at the high chool last Wed
nesday afternoon There were 21
girls present and new member.
Sara Mae Omerly. After the 4-H
pledge was give Alice Ruth Pan
nabecker gave a safety quiz and
Sara Jane Huger told us about
vitamin C.
Joan Burkholder gave a demon
stration on how to set a table cor
rectly. Harriet Amstutz showed us
how to card wool. Then we all en
joyed ourselves with a few games.
The next meeting will be held July
15.
1 '-4'
Orange Township Boys
The Orange Township Boys 4-H
Club held their third meeting at the
township community house Tuesday
night. Ten members were present.
As a project the boys collected 200
pounds of scrap rubber in the cam
paign just concluded.
All 4-H clubs in Orange township
are invited to attend a weiner roast
on July 14 at the community house.
The roast will be sponsored by the
First National Bank of Findlay to
get the 4-H members to raise pure
bred stock in Hancock county.
A talk on filling out the beef
books was given by Earl Montgom
ery and the boys decided to get
wood for the coming weiner roast.
4-H Mother-Daughter Party
A mother-daughter party given by
members of the Gold Star 4-H club
Thursday night was attended by 48
members and guests. The rainbow
color scheme was carried out in the
table and room decorations. The
centerpiece on each table was a
large gold star, from which rainbow
colored streamers led to the indi
vidual plates. A three course din
ner was served by the daughters in
Old English style,
Carol Montgomery, president, pre
sided at the program which follow
ed the banquet. The program open
ed with the group singing “God
Bless America.’’ Ida Mae Arnold
welcomed the mothers and Mrs.
Andy Miller gave the response,
Virginia Criblez recited the poem
“Visiting Grandmother” and Rose
mary Montgomery sang “Golden
Sunbeams”. Mrs. Frank Montgom
ery, advisor, gave a talk concerning
the work of the club.
Isabelle Wolber presented several
acrobatic tap dance numbers accom
panied by her mother at the piano.
All arrangements were in charge
of a committee composed of Ida Mae
Arnold, Mona Myrl Hathaway, Sara
Mae Miller and Wanda Montgomery.
4-H Weiner Roast
All members of the three clubs of
Orange township are invited to at
tend a weiner roast to be held on
the grounds of the Community
House on Tuesday night. The meet
ing is sponsored by the First Na
tional bank of Findlay with Mr.
Swartz in charge. Each club is
asked to furnish rolls for their mem
bers and the hank will bring the
weiners.
Vegetable seeds deteriorate rapid
ly when stored where temperature
and, humidity are high- All vege
table^ seeds should be kept in a cool,
dry place.
Troop 82 by David Stearns
Most of the troop is at Camp De
fiance this w’eek. Ninety per cent
of the troop will spend one week in
camp this summer and the scouts
and leader are 100 per cent uni
formed.
Calvin Dudgeon passed the follow
ing tests this w’eek: thrift, safety,
compass, observation, knife and
hatchet.
Scout Robert Coon received his
second class advancement and award
at the court of honor at Lima Tues
day, June 30. He is the first second
class scout of the troop. The troop
was granted its charter just seven
months ago.
Others attending the court of
honor were chairman of the troop
committee Ralph Steams commit
teeman Wilbur Howe and Scout
leaders Woodrow Little and Eugene
Benroth.
Leaders Little and Benroth re
ceived certificates for completing the
scouter’s training course held at
Lima early this spring.
The troop wishes to thank the
citizens of Bluffton for their waste
paper contributions which made
their summer camping possible.
Richland Center
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Basinger
and daughters spent Sunday in
Berne, Ind., visiting relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sharp and
son Jimmy and Beverly Richie of
Norwalk spent the week end at the
AmosJLuginbuhl home. Miss Glenna
Swick returned home with them to
spend the week there.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Zimmerman
and family of Defiance were Sun
day evening supper guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Wayne Zimmerman and
daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hilty and son
David of Columbus and Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Hilty and daughter
Rosann spent Saturday evening with
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schaublin.
Miss Denise Badertscher spent
last week with her grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Hathaway.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hochstettler
and family, Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Badertscher and family and Mr. and
Mrs. James Mitchell were Sunday
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Reno
Oberly and family. Afternoon call
ers were Mr. and Mrs. Levi Hoch
stettler and Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Hochstettler and daughters and son
Laverne Hochstettler of Battlecreek,
Mich.
Mrs. John Habegger and daughter
Mary Elizabeth called Thursday
evening at the Amos Gerber home.
Mrs. Ray Heiks and daughter
Nancy of Columbus and Mrs. Sam
Bixel spent Thursday afternoon at
the Otto Amstutz home.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schaublin
called Sunday afternoon on John
Schaublin at the Memorial hospital
in Lima.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Yerks of
Lima were Sunday dinner guests at
the Amos Luginbuhl home.
Mrs. Francis Gratz of Sidney and
Mrs. Richard Core and family spent
the week end with Mr. and Mrs.
Ernest Gratz. Nancy and Ronald
Gratz returned to Sidney after
spending the past week here.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Marquart and
son Melvin spent Sunday evening
with Mr. and Mrs. John Marquart
and family.
Mrs. Ulrich Steiner of Lima was
an over night guest Thursday at
the Arthur Miller home.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hochstettler
and family were Sunday evening
supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Peter
Bixel.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Schaublin
and family and Mr. and Mrs. Wil
ford Gratz were Sunday dinner
guests at the Walter Schaublin
home. Evening callers were Mr. and
Mrs. C. F. Niswander and Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Boutwell.
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Nusbaum and
family called on Mr. and Mrs. Amos
Basinger, Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Badertscher
and family were Sunday dinner
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Badert
scher and son. Afternoon callers
were: Mr. and Mrs. Otto Badert
scher and Mrs. Chester Badertscher
and sons of Lima and Mr. and Mrs.
Dwight Frantz and daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Gratz were
Sunday evening supper guests at
the Ernest Gratz home.
Mrs. Noah Zimmerman and dau
ghter Bernice and son Junior and
Mrs. Andrew Hochstettler and
family were Thursday dinner guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Zimmerman
and son Dick of Toledo.
The Richland Community circle
will be held this Friday evening,
July 10 instead of Thursday even
ing at Addie Graber’s.
Aluminum
The first commercial production of
I aluminum was just prior to 1890.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Ernest N. Bigelow, Pastor-elect
Rockport:
Morning w’orship, 9:30 a. m.
Special music: “Eye Hath Not
Seen” (Gaul), sung by Miss La Donna
Campbell.
Sermon: “The Gospel is in Our
Language.”
Church school at 10:30 a. m.
Bluffton:
Church school at 9:30 a. m. Morris
Triplett, Supt.
Morning worship at 10:50 a. m.
Special music: “Ave Maria” (Bach
Gounod), a double duet sung by
Miss Lucille Hilty, Mrs. Sherwood
Diller, Mrs. Don Wenger and Miss
Marceil Steiner.
Sermon: “The Gospel is in Our
Language.”
MISSIONARY CHURCH
A. F. Albro, Pastor
SUNDAY:
9:30 Sunday school.
10:30 Morning worship.
7:30 Children’s meeting.
7:30 Young People’s society.
8:00 p. m. Evangelistic service.
WEDNESDAY:
8:00 p. m. Prayer meeting.
9:00 p. m. Choir practice.
EBENEZER MENNONITE CHURCH
Arnold C. Schultz, Pastor
Thursday. 8:30 P. M. Teachers’ meet
ing and Prayer service. Choir re
hearsal.
Friday 7:15 P. M. Radio broadcast
from WFIN, Findlay. Program by
the mixed choir.
Sunday 9:30 A. M. Sunday school.
10:30 Morning Worship, Mrs. S. F.
Pannabecker will bring the message.
8:00 P. M. C. E. programs.
Tuesday’, July 14th, 8:15 P. M. The
Women’s chorus rehearsal.
The public is invited to the services
of the church.
CHURCH OF CHRIST
G. D. Bright, Minister
Bluffton:
9:30 a. m. Bible school. C. Emans,
Supt.
10:30 a. m. Worship, Lord’s sup
per Special number*. Sermon: “Loy
alty to Christ.”
Beaverdam:
9:30 a. m. Bible school. C. Am
stutz, Supt.
10:30 a. m. Lord’s supper.
Everyone back from vacation—so
let’s be on hand for church this Sun
day.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY
Sunday services at 10:30 a. m.,
subject: “Sacrament.”
Testimonial meeting at 7:30 Wed
nesday evening.
The reading room at the church is
open every Wednesday from 2:00
to 4:00
to all
reading
p. m. The public is invited
services and to visit the
room.
society is a branch of the
Church, the First Church of
This
Mother
Christ Scientist, Boston, Mass.
FIRST MENNONITE CHURCH
H. T. Unruh, Pastor
Thursday, 7:45 Choir rehearsal.
Friday, 7:00 p. m. Men’s Brother
hood meeting.
Bring one dish,
and table service. At Harmon Field.
SUNDAY:
9:00 a. m. Church school.
10:00 a. m. Morning worship.
6:00 p. m. Intermediate C. E.
7:30 p. m. Evening services.
Pot luck supper.
some sandwiches
The church needs you and you
need the
Sunday.
church—come to church
METHODIST CHURCH
A. Weed, Minister
FIRST
J.
SUNDAY:
9:00 a. m. Church school.
10:00 a. m. Morning worship.
Sermon topic, “Till Something Hap
pens to That Forty Percent.”
“Remembering the Sabbath day to
keep it holy” was never more need
ed than
Sabbath
soul.”
it is today —“keeping the
for the great things of the
DEFENSELESS MENNONITE
G. Steiner, Pastor
school 9:30. Supt. Levi
E.
Sunday
Mellinger.
Morning
Y’oung people’s senice 7:30.
■worship service 10:30.
Preaching 8:15.
If you are not attending sendees
you will find spiritual help by com
ing. We preach Christ and Him
crucified.
EVANGELICAL AND REFORMED
CHURCHES
Emil Burrichter, Pastor
Emmanuel’s:
at 9:30 a. m.
at 10:30 a. m.
Band, under the
Men’s Brotherhood,
Sunday school
Public worship
Orphan Home
auspices of the
will give a concert at the Bluffton
Stadium Thursday evening at 8:30.
The public is invited. In case of
bad weather they will play at St.
John’s church N
{The jConawtoJf 4^4^ Mond^
evening at 8:30 o’clock.
THURSDAY, JULY 9, 1942
Public worship at 9:15 a. m.
Sunday school at 10:15 a. m.
Orphan Home Band concert as an
nounced above.
The G.M.G. will be entertained
Monday evening at 6:30 at the Buck
eye Lake by Juanita and Carol
Bame.
Choir practice Thursday at 7:30
p. m.
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
STATE OF OHIO
DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS
Olumbui, Ohio. July 3, 1^42
Engineer of Sale* Legal Copy No. 42-353.
UNIT PRICE CONTRACT
Sealed proposal* will be received at the office
of the State Highway Director of Ohio, at
Columbus. Ohio, until ten o’clock A. M.. East
ern War Time. Tuesday. July 28,. 1942, for
improvements in:
Allen County, Ohio, on Section of the
W’apakoneta-North Road, State Highway No.
747, State Route No. 501, in Shawnee Town
ship, by the application of aggregate. Item
T-109. Length 22,920 feet or 4.34 miles.
Estimated cost ........................................ $4,065.00
Contract to be completed not later than
Sepember 1.5, 1942.
The minimum wage to be paid to all labor
employed on this contract shall be in accord
ance with the "Schedule of Prevailing Hourly
Wage Rates Ascertained and Determined by
The Detriment of Industrial Relations appli
cable to State Highway Department Improve
ments in accordance with Sections 17-3. 17-4,
17-4a, 17-5 and 17-5a of the General Code of
Ohio.
The bidder must submit with his bid a cer
tified check in an amount equal to five per
cent of the estimated cost, but in no event
more than ten thousand dollars.
Plans and specifications are on file in the
department of highways and the office of the
resident district deputy director.
The director reserves the right to reject
any and all bids.
H. G. SOURS.
12 State Highway Director.
NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING
On the Orange Township Budget
Notice is hereby given that on he 17th
day of July, 1942, at 8 o’clock p. m., a pub
lic hearing will be held on the Budget pre
pared by the Orange Township Trustees of
Hancock County, Ohio, for the next succeed
ing fiscal year ending December 31, 1943.
Such hearing will be held at the Township
House. Orange Center.
MELL LONG. Clerk.
NOTICE OF ID DGET HEARING
Notice is hereby given that on he 11th day
of July, 1942, at 8 p. m., a public hearing
will be held on the budget prepared by the
Board of Trustees of Richland Township, Al
len County. Ohio, for the next succeeding year
ending December 31, 1943.
Such hearing will he held at the ocice of the
Board of Trustees in the town hall, Bluffton.
Ohio.
N. W. BASINGER, Clerk.
Just Received
Another Shipment of
“Army
Over-runs”
an Extra Value Service
Shoe—
00
Per Pair
Other Work Shoes
$2.69 to $7.00
Health Spot Service
Shoes $9.50
W. H. Gratz
Shoe Store
BLUFFTON
Fresh Drugs
and
Quality Drug Store
Merchandise
of All Kinds
Prescriptions Care
fully Compounded

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