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THURSDAY, AVGUST 6, 1942
TOWN LEAGUE Club Standings TEAM W Pct. Firestone 3 0 1.000 El Verso 2 1 .666 Harvester 1 2 .333 Goodyear 0 3 .000 Major Leaders Batting—James Gratz, Goodyear, .500 W. Niswander, Harvester, .500 R. Burkholder, Goodyear, .478 W. Deppeler, Harvester, .466 H. Bog art, El Verso, .461 P. Klassen, Firestone, .454 H. Basinger, Fire stone, .454 F. Swank, El Verso, .450 C. Schmidt, El Verso, .428 F. Herrmann, Firestone, .418. Hits—F. Swank, El Verso, 18 F. Herrmann, Firestone, 18 R. Lugi bihl, Goodyear, 15 W. Deppeler, Harvester, 14 C. Clark, Goodyear, 14 B. Fritchie, El Verso, 13 R. Zuercher, Firestone, 13 W. Triple horn, Harvester, 13 Russ Gratz, El Verso, 12 C. Fisher, El Verso, 12. Doubles—D. Diller, Firestone, 5 R. Lugibihl, Goodyear, 3 H. Sant schi, Harvester, 3 B. Fritchie, El Verso, 3 C. Fisher, El Verso, 3 F. Herrmann, Firestone, 3. Triples—C. Clark, Goodyear, 3 A. C. Burcky, Firestone, 2 F. Herr mann, Firestone, 2 N. Triplett, Harvester, 2 F. Swank, El Verso, 2 M. Fett, El Verso, 2 J. Stonehill, El Verso, 2. Home Runs—F. Herrmann, Fire stone, 4 Crawford, El Verso, 3 R. Lugibihl Goodyear, 3 Russ Gratz, Harvester, 3 F. Swank, El Verso, 2 D. Diller, Firestone, 2. Box Scores First Round EL VERSO Player AB Augsburger 4 1 1 Eichenberry 4 3 2 Crawford 4 2 2 F. Swank 4 2 4 Fritchie 2 0 0 Harkness 4 0 0 Bogart 3 0 0 Fett 3 0 1 Oberly 2 1 0 C. Schmidt 1 0 0 J. Stonehill 3 2 2 HARMON FIELD NOTES Totals 33 11 12 FIRESTONE Player AB Diller 3 3 Moore Long Basinger Burcky Reichenbach GOODYEAR Player C. Herrmann Merrill Detwiler Lugibihl Geiger C. Clark C. Swank M. Triplett 2 Stettler 5 1 1 P. Klassen 3 1 2 F. Herrmann 5 1 1 Zuercher 4 0 0 INSURANCE Looking ahead now will save you much worry and expense later on. Let this experienced agency check your insurance needs and recommend PROPER IN SURANCE PROTECTION. F. S. HERR, Agent Phone 363-W Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps and Keep ’em Flying. We We Buy anfl Sell good dean used cars with good tires. We will pay the high dob la for your car. Jones Sales & Service Columbus Grove Phone 160 i I MERLLMERICLE Republican Candidate for County Commissioner of ALLEN COUNTY’ I am proprietor of The Lima Flour & Feed Co., which busi ness I have conducted for over 30 years. Your support at the Primary August 11th, will be greatly appreciated. Thanks for Y’our Support Merl L. Mericle, Lima, Ohio 4 3 3 3 Totals 35 AB 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 Totals Totals EL VERSO Player Augsburger Bogart Fritchie Eichenberry F. Swank Fett Stonehill Schmidt Harkness Dudgeon 28 Totals Totals FIRESTONE Player Long Stettler Moore F. Herrmann Reichenbach Basinger Jus. Gratz Zuercher J. Clark Seyer Totals Totals EL VERSO Player Augsburger Fritchie Eichenberry Crawford Swank Gratz Fett Stonehill Harkness Schmidt Burkholder 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 29 HARVESTER Player J. Herrmann Deppeler Santschi Russ Gratz Triplehorn Niswander Klay Fears C. Stonehill Balmer 5 5 AB 3 4 3 4 3 3 1 3 3 1 1 1 0 1 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 8 11 AB 4 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 0 30 GOODYEAR Player Detwiler Burkholder Shook Lugibihl Ewing Jim Herrmann Geiger Triplett J. Gratz C. Clark 8 8 AB 3 1 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 Q. 1 28 3 5 AB 4 4 4 4 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 I 2 3 3 5 3 36 HARVESTER Player Deppeler Herrmann Gratz Triplehorn Santschi Triplett Klay Herr Fears Balmer 9 11 AB 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 0 1 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 36 Totals Totals FIRESTONE Player Diller Stettler Moore F. Herrmann Long Seyer Klassen Zuercher Gratz Tosh 8 14 AB 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 33 HARVESTER Player J. Seyer Deppeler Triplehorn Triplett Gratz Klay Niswander Herr C. Stonehill 6 7 AB 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 0 0 1 2 1 2 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 26 Totals GOODYEAR Player 5 6 AB 3 3 4 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 30 8 9 AB 1 o Totals 33 Junior Loop 7 10 TEAM W Pct. Indians 3 3 .500 Yankees 3 3 .500 Scores of the Week Indians (15) (Frick & Dunifon) Yankees (10) (R. Wilch & Bronson) Indians (24) (Frick & Bixel) Yankees (9) (Bronson & Niswander) Yankees (29) (Bronson & Diller) Indians (16) (Kohli & Steiner) Indians (14) (Bixel & Steiner) Yankees (6) (Bronson&Schumacher) Senior Loop TEAM W Pct. Dodgers 3 3 .500 Cards 3 3 .500 Scores of the Week Cards (23) (Basinger & Bracy) Dodgers (8) (Klay Wilch Dodgers (30) (Schmidt & Bronson) Cards (20) (Basinger & Bracy) INTRA CITY GAME Bob Enoch, Lima Horace Mann pitcher, beat the Bluffton Junior All-Stars 11-9 last Wednesday night at Lima, by pitching nice ball in the pinches. Hubert Basinger lost his first intra-city game for the All Stars, although he pitched just as well as the Lima hurler. Each team collected 11 blows, and each team made five errors. Hoff, Lima shortstop, drove out three singles in four trips, and Mike Reagan got a home run and two singles in four trips. Reagan and Hubert Basinger led the Bluffton offensive, each with three hits. Basinger banged two doubles. Jim Howe and Kent Stonehill also slammed out extra base hits that went for two bases. The Lima team will play the Junior All-Stars in the fourth game of the series, this Wednesday night at Harmon Field. Game time is 7 o’clock. Score by innings: Bluffton— 402 000 021—( 9) Lima— 201 242 OOx—(11) MINOR LEADERS Batting—H. Basinger, .613 C. Swank, .604 C. Stonehill, .557 R. Wilch, ,528 R. Newlan, .512 H. Klay, .510 M. Reagan, .459 K. Bracy, .389 R. Fisher, .306. Hits—H. Basinger, 89 H. Klay, 75 K. Stonehill, 71 C. Stonehill, 63 K. Bracy, 58 M. Reagan, 57 R. Wilch, 55 C. Swank, 55. Doubles—K. Stonehill, 15 H. Ba singer, 14 K. Bracy, 13 C. Stone hill, 12. Triples—H. Basinger, 12 C. Stonehill, 8 C. Swank, 7. Home Runs—H. Basinger, 24 R. Newlan, 9. Pitching—C. Stonehill, 4-0 H. Basinger, 5-5 H. Klay, 5-5. Boy Scout News By Robert Stratton, Troop Reporter Meeting of Troop 56 Boy Scouts was held Monday night in a grove on the W. A. Amstutz farm, north west of town. In tests, Robrt Ramseyer passed first class cooking Ted Kohli, second class cooking Dean Niswander, Charles Trippiehorn, Bob Fisher and Robert Stratton ,merit badges for cooking. At next Monday’s meeting a talk on Indians and their lives in early history’ will be given by W. A. Am stutz, Bluffton district historian. TROOP 82 New American and Troop flags were presented to Troop 82 at the regular meeting Monday night. Bob Oberly, of Troop 56, was in charge of the presentation ceremonies. The flags were the gift of a friend. In a cracker eating contest, top honors were won by Patrol Leader David Frick. The first-class thrift test was passed by Quartermaster Bob Coon. A new recruit, Dean Ferguson, admitted to the troop at Monday’s meeting immediately passed all tenderfoot tests. Following Monday’s meeting, mem bers of the troop went on a short bicycle hike. Next Monday’s meeting will be in the form of an outdoor hike, with the troop leaving headquarters at 7 p. m. Tests will be conducted in the open for fire building and cook ing. Ians also are nearing completion for the first annual ice cream social of the troop to be held Saturday night, August 15, on the Presby terian church lawn. THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO 1 o Merrill Shook 4 1 1 Lugibihl 4 1 1 Detwiler 3 1 2 Ewing 3 1 0 Nemire 3 0 1 Geiger 2 0 1 C. Clark 3 0 1 C. Swank 3 0 0 ■1—. The warm-up tennis match, pre liminary to the indlay Invitational Tournament, between members of the Bluffton Tennis club and a Findlay team on the Donnell courts Saturday afternoon ended in Bluffton’s favor 5 matches to 2. The match was arranged to per mit Bluffton players some practice on the asphalt-bound courts and to promote an interesting tune-up for the tournament to be held on the Findlay courts on August 6th to 9th inclusive. Roger Howe Downs Champ In match one, Roger Howe swished out Bud Mosshart 6-3, 6-1. Moss hart is the defending champion of the Findlay Invitational tournament Young Roger was hitting steadily and placing nicely. Toe Blister Hampers Woody In match two, Woodrow Little dropped a sizzling match to Bob Carlin 2-6, 7-9. Carlin was a final ist in the Findlay tournament last year. Woody developed a big toe blister much to the delight of lady visitors who practiced Red Cross first aid on his handsome hot-foot. W. A. Miss Patsy Ann Schauhlin spent a few days last week with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schaublin and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Badertscher and family attended the Hathaway reunion at Fostoria, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gratz spent Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. John Boegli of Ottawa. Mr. and Mrs. Merl Duffman, Mrs. Alice Hunt and Mr. and Mrs. Neil Duffman and daughters spent Sun day evening at the D. H. Strunk home. Beverly Duffman remained to spend the week at the Strunk home. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Badertscher and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Zimmer mhn and daughter spent Friday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Frantz and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Amos Basinger spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Menno Basinger. BLUFFTON NETTERS DEFEAT FINDLAY Howe Chops Win In match three, W. A. Howe chop ped out a 6-0, 6-3 victory over Gene Powell. By the time Powell became accustomed to the cuts and lobs the match was over. Reichenbach Brings Home Bacon In match four, Dale Reichenbach Richland Center Mrs. Walton Alderfer and daugh ter Shirley of Lancaster, Pa., and Mr. and Mrs. Otto Amstutz were Wednesday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Stevens of Sandusky. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Badertscher and son Walter spent last Tuesday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Niswander and family. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Zimmerman and daughters were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hochstettler and family. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schaublin and daughter Rachel, Minnie Belle Kephart and Harold Strahm were Sunday evening supper guests of out-steadied Gene Miller in a tough three-set match 4-6, 6-1, 6-3. Miller is one of the star athletes of Findlay high school. Dale’s playing was all the more remarkable because of his long lay off tennis following an op eration of several weeks ago. Stettler Mops ’Em Up In match five, the neat place stroking of Sidney Stettler proved too much for left Dick Blosser who dropped the match 6-0, 6-2. Double. Break Even In doubles matches Findlay and Bluffton broke even, each team tak ing a match. In match one, Roger Howe and Woodrow Little teamed up to trip Carlin and Heckman 6-3, 6-4. In match two Stettler and W. Howe dropped a three-setter to Moss hart and Don Powell 7-5, 2-6, 6-4. Prospects Good Heartened by their fine showing in the Findlay match, Bluffton ten nis players expect to extend them selves in the coming tourney. It may well turn out to be a match between Bluffton and Findlay. Enter Findlay Meet Playing in the Findlay tournament from Bluffton will be W. Howe, Rog er How’e, W. Little, Sidney Stettler, Dale Reichenbach, Charles Steiner and possibly Norman Triplett and another player or two. In doubles Woody Little teams up with Charles Steiner, W. Howe with Dale Reich enbach, and Roger Howe with Bob Carlin of Findlay. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stryker of Lima. Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Luginbuhl and daughters of Cleveland are spending a few days with his par ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Luginbuhl. Mrs. Paul Rhoads and daughter Jean Ann of Detroit spent the past week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Amstutz. Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Flallwood, Frederick Pitthan and Charles Metz ker of Wapakoneta, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Long and family of Lafayette, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Zimmerman and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Frantz and daughter and Richard Badertscher spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Sam Badertscher and son. Ml Bedroom Suites ... JUDGE NEAL L. LORA Judge of Allen County Common Pleas Court Candidate for Judge of the Court of Appeals REPUBLICAN TICKET Primary Election, August 11, 1942 Your Vote and Influence Appreciated NEAL L. LORA, LIMA, OHIO ......... The eighteenth annual Allen coun ty tennis championships will be con ducted this August 15th to 23rd in clusive in Bluffton by the local ten nis club. The events include men’s singles and doubles, women’s singles, and junior singles. Trophies will be awarded to winners in all events. All single entries must be in the hands of the tournament committee by 6 p. m. Friday, August 14. En tries for the doubles will be received until 6 p. m. Sunday, August 16. Entrants are requested to report at 2:00 p. m. Saturday, Auugst 15, at the club courts. Play in singles will start as soon thereafter as pos sible, but no defaults will be charged before Sunday, August 16 at 1 p. m. Rockport Miss Mary Jane Mayberry who is employed in Lima spent the week end at the hme of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Mayberry and family. Miss Mary Louis Bartels of Wheel ing, West Virginia is the guest of Miss Rebecca Marshall. Mr. and Mrs. .C. Campbell and daughters La Donna and Eizabeth at tended funeral sendees for Mrs. Earl Ludwig in Lima, Wednesday after noon. Mrs. W. E. Marshall and daughter Mary and Mrs. Harold Marshall were among the guests at a tea given in honor of Miss Jane Parmenter, bride-elect of Donald Faurot, in the home of Miss Gail Parmenter in Lima, Sunday afternoon. Funeral sendees were held here Monday morning for Alva Auchmuty of Detroit, Mich., a former resident of this vicinity. Miss Rebecca Marshall and her guest, Miss Mary Louis Bartels of Wheeling, West Virginia spent the week end with friends in Columbus. Rev. and Mrs. Ernest Bigelow were Saturday evening supper guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Begg and sons. Tse Missionary society of the Pres byterian church met in tse home of Mrs. Orlo Marssall, Wednesday after noon. Mr and Mrs. Harold Marshall and daughter Rebecca entertained with a dinner and swimming porty Wednes- In wide selection—to suit your taste and fit your budget. See this un usual showing featuring solid and veneered walnut, maple, blonde maple and mahogany. Although manufacture of innerspring mattresses has been curtailed be cause of the war program, we can still furnish a genuine innerspring mat tress together with box springs or regular springs with every bedroom suite. It’s Bedtime—Now. Better see about it today. BASINGER’S FURNITURE STORE Entries Open For County Tennis Tournament Here August 15 To 23 ’T’-, ■Mi tl I I. If PAGE THREE Local participants in matches with each other should play Saturday. Local tennis players on the county tournament committee are: Wood row Little, chairman Sidney Stettler, official referee J. Roger Howe, sec retary Arthur Amstutz, Betty Wein hold and Genevieve Fett. Lima play ers on the committee include Mere dith Norris, Don Adkins, Norb Knostman, and Ethel Cunningham. Carl A. Hutchens, superintendent of Cridersville school, is the defend ing Allen county champion, defeating J. Roger Howe last summei in a four set final match. Zeamans-R. Bixel doubles team defeated W. Howe R. Howe in the finals for the doub les crown. Roger Howe won the Junior’s Singles and Genevieve Fett won the Women’s Singles. day evening honoring their guest Miss Mary Louise Bartels of Wheeling W. Va. Tose present were: Miss Ma rion Pugh of Beaverdam, Herbert Marshall, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Marshall, John Marshall and the hon ored guest. Miss La Donna Campbell spent the week end with friends in Trop. Busiest Piano Tuner Probably America’s busiest piano tuner is the man who works eight hours each day, including Sunday, keeping in tune the 38 pianos in the New York studios of the National Broadcasting company. NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT The State of Ohio. Allen County, s*. Estate of Jennie Althaus. Deceased. A. D. Gratz of Bluffton, Ohio, has been apitohited and qualified a,s adminixtrator with will annexed of the estate of Jennie Althaua, late of Allen County, Ohio, deceased. Dated this Slat day of July. 1942. HAYMOND P. SMITH. 17 Probate Judjre. MAKE EVERY PAY DAY WAR BOND DAY STOP SPENDING—SAVE DOLLARS DEMOCRATS Vote for CLARENCE C. MILLER FOR CONGRESS Political Adv.