Newspaper Page Text
ALLEN COUNTY Cigaret Drive Staged As a result of a theatre party Staged by the local American Legion and its auxiliary at Delphos nearly a quarter of a million cigarets have, or will be distributed to service men fighting in the global war, according to a report by I. J. Kindly of Com memorative post. The cigarets total, 240,000, will be distributed in 24 cases as follows: Eight cases each to South Pacific and Sicily-Italy two cases to North Africa two to China two to Alaska and two cases to Australia. A card in each package says: “Free, compliments of the Ameri can Legion and Auxiliary post 286, and the citizens of Delphos, Ohio.” War Chest Heads Meet Representatives of 28 counties of northwestern Ohio held a dinner and meeting in the Argonne hotel as state officials of the National War Fund outlined programs for the com ing drive and urged the county chairmen to commence work imme diately on the organization of their units. Gail Williams Home On Furlough Visiting his father, G. W. Wil liams and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Terms—Cash. Terms—CASH, Auct.—Clyde Warren Clerk—Lee Morrison NEWS NOTES FROM FOUR COUNTIES Rohrer, are Ensign and Mrs. Gail Williams, coming from Pensacola, Florida. Williams leaves from here for indoctrination at the Bronx, N. Y. Ensign Williams was a former student at Bluffton college. Teacher Killed In Aunto Crash William H. Wilson, 33, mathe matics teacher in Lima South High school, was killed Sunday night when his automobile struck a bridge abut ment west of Lima. He was a na tive of Lancaster. His wife and daughter survive. Publie Sale Having sold my farm, I will sell at public auction at my farm 3*4* miles northwest of Bluffton U. S. 0. Activities Start At Home The personal interest shown by citizens in the men in service, and evidenced by the public-financed United Service Organizations, starts right at home as the new inductees leave for their induction stations. Friday, October 1, 1943 at 1 P. M. The following property: Horace Riggs, of Lima, Allen County War Chest campaign chair man, states that continuance of the work at home and in the camps will be assured, he said, if the Allen County War Chest campaign is suc cessful next month in its drive for funds. Air Grads Get Wings Twenty-five Army air students will receive their wings this month as they complete their instructions and 4 CATTLE—2 Guernsey cows giving good flow of milk, both bred 2 heifers 10 months old. 1 Spring Shropshire ewe lamb. Auctioneer, Munson Thrapp. Clerk, Albert Winkler. FARM EQUIPMENT Brooder house 7 by 14 ft. on runners chicken hoppers and fountain wheelbarrow, 2 ladders 2-wheel cart milk cans and strainer water tank oil tank fly prayer scythe crowbar sledge pick corn knife 2 pitchforks, saws hand corn planter pump jack and other tools 260 egg incubat or vinegar barrel apple peeler. CHICKENS—40 yearling Leghorn hens- HOUSEHOLD GOODS Upright piano and bench, porch swing, 2 dressers, ice box, ironing board, oak dining table and buffet, kitchen cabinet, wardrobe, kitchen table and chairs, hall tree, 2 lamps, several stands, 4 bedsteads, and other articles. MBS. SAM LOCHER Public Sale Having sold my farm I will sell at public sale at the farm 1 mile west and mile south of the intersection of Routes 30-N and 69, or **3^ miles north and V2 mile west of Ada. Thursday, September 30 Sale to begin at 1 p. m. Fast Time. 3 COWS—-2 Jersey coys 4 yrs. old, giving milk Hol stein cow 8 years old giving milk. 13 HOGS—Duroc Brood sow and 12 shoats, all immuned. 100 WHITE LEGHORN LAYING HENS. FARM MACHINERY Hoosier grain drill, Clipper breaking plow, one-horse sev en shovel cultivator, single shovel plow, double shovel plow, 2-horse riding cultivator, corn sheller, 400 lb. platform scales, butchering table, iron kettle with stand lard press, sasuage grinder, 5 gallon water cream separator, cream can, 2 ten gallon milk cans, 2 ten gallon jars, milk pail, lot of grain sacks, Buckeye brooder coal oil stove. HOUSEHOLD GOODS—Small white enamel circulat ing heater, two burner Westinghouse electric hotplate, iron ing board, 5 gallon coal oil can. GRAIN—150 bushels oats some little red clover seed. EUGENE M. GEORGE THE take final examinations at the Lima School of Aeronautics, Ben Arquitt, manager, announced Thursday. The students, on completion of tests now being given by Army offi cers, will be sent to Randolph Field for officers training to become in structors. Peltier Finds New Comet Leslie C. Peltier, world-famed ama teur astronomer residing at Delphos, has rediscovered a new comet report ed two weeks ago by the Rumanian astronomer, Diamaca, according to announcement made by the Harvard observatory at Cambridge, Mass., on Wednesday. The eastern observatory said that the native of Allen county independ ently rediscovered the 10th magni tude comet Saturday—eight days after its original discovery. In the last few years, Peltier has discovered a number of comets and stars. He became known thruout the world in 1936 when he found a new heavenly body which was named Pel tiers’ Comet in his honor. The comets discovered by the Al len county astronomer were found while he gazed at the sky while in his home-made observatory located on a farm near Scotts Crossing. Legion Delegate Named Richard Lindemann, of Delphos, has left for Omaha, Nebraska, as delegate from this district to the na tional American Legion convention being held there this week. Linde mann is well known locally through his efforts as president of the League of Ohio Sportsmen. Tax Payments Good Real estate tax payments in Allen county for the last half of 1942 amounted to nearly 100 per cent of the current tax bills, Treasurer Ray Barnett reported. Several thousand dollars were paid on delinquent tax bills. War Plant Expansion Balked Officials of the Lennox Furnace Co., busy on warplane contracts charged interference with the war effort after a petition signed by 53 property holders balked at least temporarily their plans for expansion of the plant in west Lima. City officials delayed action on a proposal to transform a residential area into an industrial area under the zoning law after the petition was submitted by owners of property af fected. A ruling on the change in the zoning law now is scheduled for this week. HANCOCK COUNTY Fifty-foot Fall Fatal Harry Allen Simmons, 47, died in the Findlay hospital last Wednesday from injuries sustained in a 50-foot fall from a building. Mr. Simmons, a Findlay resident, was painting when he lost his bal ance and fell to a cement sidewalk, 50 feet below. Bivouac Held By N. G. A Third Battalion bivouac, com posed of companies from Findlay, Napoleon and Toledo, opened form ally the Ohio State Guard’s new northwestern camp at Defiance Sat urday night and Sunday. Fete Calf Club The proof of the beef was in the eating when members of the Hancock county calf club, sponsored by the First National Bank of Findlay and members of the committee in charge, attended a dinner meeting at the Phoenix hotel as guests of the bank. A steak dinner was served, the meat being from one of the club steers which were purchased by the hotel coffee shop. Fund Drive Over Top Salvation Army maintenance fund campaign at Findlay closed last night, exceeding its goal by nearly $300. A total of $4,276.95 was re ceived. Jack Malloy and Mrs. Mae Belle Glathart directed the drive. Wounded, Leaves Service Pvt. Cletus Winstead, wounded in action at Guadalcanal last January, has received an honorable discharge and has been returned to his home in Findlay. Druggists Change Stores Ned B. Miller, manager of the BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO Gallaher Drug Co., at Findlay for the last four years, has purchased a drug store in Dayton and said he will move his family there this week. Gordon Justin, Lima, will be the new manager of the Gallaher store. First Nurse Cadet Accepted Yvonne La Rowe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. P. LaRowe of Findlay, is the first Hancock County young woman to be accepted as a nurse cadet. She will go to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Oct. 18 for a 30-month course. Army Show Nets $2,485 The premiere of “This I s the Army” added $2,485 to the army emergency relief fund as a sell out was reported at the Harris Treatre, Findlay. F. C. Suspends Foot ball Program For the first time since World War No. 1 Findlay College has sus pended football. Only nine players reported for first practice show up. Recently when the football candidates dwindled instead of increasing Coach Jones gave up and called football off for a year. Carpenters Hurt In Fall George Kimmell, Williamstown, and Lester Frantz, Arlington, brothers in-law, were injured recently when the scaffold from which they were applying shingles to an Arlington home collapsed, toppling them 12 feet to the ground. Mr. Kimmell suffered compound fractures of an arm and his pelvis. Mr. Frantz re ceived back injuries and a sprained ankle. Radioman Missing In Action Earl Venard Stolzer, 18, who en listed in the navy June 7, 1942, Avenger’s Day, shortly after he was graduated from Findlay High school, is missing in action, the Navy De partment has informed his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. Stolzer. The message said the youth, an aviation radioman, was on a plane that crashed during action. Escaped Convict Re turned To Prison Robert Burnett, an escaped convict who was in the Hancock county jail awaiting grand jury action for bi cycle theft, was returned to the Lon don prison farm. He escaped from the farm June 8, 1940, Sheriff Lyle Harvitt said. Harvitt received word from Washington that the finger prints of Burnett were those of the convict. Burnett had a year and 16 days of his sentence yet to serve on a non-support charge from Trumbull county. War Loan Drive Tops Quota Another quarter of a million dol lars in third war loan bond sales were added to the Hancock county total Friday, when the aggregate rose to $2,765,000 for the campaign. The total is now more than a half million dollars in excess of the quota of $2,201,000 for the community. The quota was met and passed early this week. HARDIN COUNTY Patriotic Revue At Fair An “All American Patriotic Vic tory Revue” will be the feature en tertainment at the Hardin county fair this Thursday evening. The re vue will include fine showmanship and talent, beautiful girls, excellent commedy and a series of feature acts and specialties from some of the leading musical shows and films of the year. Harness racing will be neld Thurs day and Friday, beginning at 1:30 o’clock. Soldier Wounded Accidentally Sgt. Jack Sharp, Kenton, is recov ering in a field hospital of the Pan ama Canal Zone from a bullet wound suffered when a fellow soldier acci dently fired his gun. Both of his jaws were fractured and several teeth were blown out, he informed his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Sharp. Ada Man Writes Book Prof. W. E. Binkley, head of the political science department of Ohio Northern University at Ada, is the author of a book released recently by a publisher who termed it one of the most complete ever written on the origin and growth of political parties in America. Titled “American Political Parties: Their Natural History”, it is his third treatise. Others are “Problems in American Government”, in 1926, and “Powers of the President”, in 1937. Rebuild Dunkirk Store Plans are being made to rebuild the structure housing the Charles Gross grocery store, at Dunkirk, heavily damaged by fire recently. Fire gutted the store room and ruined assorted merchandise in the store. Damage was estimated in ex cess of $10,000. The store lies be tween the Dunkirk post office and drug store. More Timber Production A. J. Quinkert, of Kenton, project forester for the U. S. Forestry De partment, has announced plans for an increase of timber production in the 27 northwestern Ohio counties that comprise his territory. War Loan Drive Lags Hardin county was running far behind schedule in their Third War Loan drive. Approximately one-third of the $1,717,000 quota was reached, 673,190 having been sold in the county. Ada Man Decorated Col. A. B. Conrad, formerly of Ada, has been awarded the Legion of Merit for outstanding services at an overseas base under General Eisenhower, friends here have learn ed. Another Ada man. first Lieut. Fred E. Mayhew, received the Air Medal as a bombardier in Sicily. Juveniles Sentenced Five Kenton boys, ranging in age from 13 to 15 years, started terms in the Boys’ Industrial School at Lan caster after admitting a number of crimes to Juvenile Judge G. B. De Witt. Officers said the boys con fessed three automobile thefts, a house burglary in Lima, and many minor thefts. Each had been before the court on three or more previous occasions, Judge DeWitt said. Pressure Cooker Explodes Mrs. Emmet Martin, Kenton, suf fered burns to her face and arms when a pressure cooker exploded in her home while she was canning veg etables. Mrs. F. D. R. Cheers Wounded Ohioan Corp. Eugene Gossard, wrote his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alva Gossard of Alger, that he talked to Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt while this nation’s “first lady” visited military hospitals in the Southwest Pacific area. Gossard was wounded in the action during which Munda was captured. He served with Ada’s Co. of the 37th Division. Ada Business Block Sold A real estate deal in Ada involved transfer of the Home Savings & Loan company’s business property south of the railroad park, formerly owned by A. C. Mertz. The two story brick building occupied by the Allen barber shop and the Habit Recreation, with apartments on the second floor, was purchased by James Carey and Dale Lowman. Mr. and Mrs. Mertz then purchased the ad joining frame residence they now oc cupy and also the buildings at the rear which house the Mertz second hand furniture store. Gets Prison Sentence John A. Welsh, former assistant cashier of The Liberty bank of Ada, ws sentenced to five years in federal prison by Federal Judge Frank L. Kloeb when he pleaded guilty to de falcation of $16,000 of the bank’s money. In pleading for leniency his attor ney said Welsh spent the money playing slot machines. PUTNAM COUNTY Leipsic On Slow Time According to a resolution passed by the village council, Leipsic will go from fast to slow time. The change will go in effect on Thursday—mid night October 1st at 12:01 a. m. The change will be effective at least for the coming fall and winter season. There was no discussion as to possi bility of a change back to fast time in the spring. Gilboa Sportsman In Movie C. H. Stateler, Gilboa, appears in the motion picture being filmed at Mar ion. Stateler doubled for Ward Bond, widely known in sporting circles, who is one of the stars of the picture. Twentieth Century Fox will complete the picture in California after a six- weeks’ tour “shooting” scenes at Fre mont, Marion, and in the blue grass region of Kentucky. Putnam Bond Drive Slumps Officials of the Putnam county war bond committee expressed pessimism over chances of meeting the county’s goal in third war loan purchases un less sales are spurred materially dur ing the next few days. Purple Heart Awarded Mr. and Mrs. Ralph U. Hall of Leipsic have received word that their, son, Capt. Sheldon O. Hall, has been awarded the Purple Heart. Capt. Hall, who is in the Marine Air Corps received wounds in the arm and el bow following an aerial engagement in the South Pacific theatre of the war. He is now confined to a hos pital overseas. Putnam To Hold Salvage Drive An intensive house-to-house can vass will be conducted in October throughout Putnam county to locate additional quantities of vitally need ed salvage material, it was announced in Ottawa Thursday by Mrs. Her man Wise, county salvage chairman for the war sendees division of the county civilian defense council. Memorial Rites For Grove Youth Memorial services were held Sun day afternoon in the United Breth ren church at Columbus Grove for Pvt. Ashley B. Miller, who died of wounds received in action on July 29th. Word of his death was re ceiver on September 8th. Name Health Contestants Janet Donaldson and Charles Ris ser of Pandora were named as nom inees among the 4-H club health con testants of Putnam county to try out at the Putnam county fair for title as to who are the healthiest 4-H club members. There are eight contest ants and Dr. H. A. Niswander of Pandora, Putnam county health Pontiac coupe. Terms—Cash. Clyde Warren, Auct- THURSDAY SEPT. 30, 1943. commissioner, is one of the examin ing doctors. In Teaching Positions Vilas Gerber is eaching music at Bethel college, Newton, Kans. Myra Basinger is teaching at Lima (Gar field) school this year and Claude Niswander is science teacher in the Gomer school. Hold Memorial Service Memorial services for Frank Little, Kalida youth, who was killed in the South Pacific war on July 28, were held in the Methodist church. The American Legion conducted the rites with Rev. Nofcier officiating. Our Want-ads bring results. Real Estate For Sale 120 acres, l*/j miles east of Rawson and 157 acres on Dixie Highway just 3 miles south west of Findlay owned by Mrs. Solt. Two complete sets of fine buildings, well fenced and tiled. Farms are only 3 miles apart. Will sell the 2 farms of 277 acres for only $128 per acre, or will price separately. Also a well improved 120 acre farm, extra well fenced and tiled. Some good timber. Only 8 miles south of Bluffton or 5 miles west of Ada. Priced to sell before Oct. 1st. 330 acre stock and dairy farm 7 miles from Bluffton. Modern home with large barns, sheds, etc. 2 extra sets of tenant buildings... $100 per acre. Runts Are Burglars! See me if you want to buy a farm. Am interested in list ing a few more good farms. Complete service in selling farms. Loans 4%. E. D. Collins Phone 2-0501 305 Masonic Bldg. Lima, Ohio. ASK US ABOUT HOPRO FOR HOGS Something New! Something Different! We have tried it on 11 different heads this season with excep tional results. Something we can recommend to every hog raiser- The Bluffton Milling Co. EVENING PUBLIC SALE The undersigned, administrator of the estate of Gideon Schaeublin, deceased, will sell at public auction at his late home on Cherry Street, Bluffton Thursday, September 30 at 6:30 P. M. The following property: Maytag washer, Estate Heatrola, ton soft coal, dining room table and 6 chairs, desk and writing desk combina tion, radio, piano, library table, 6 stands, Morris chair, 3 rockers, 8-day clock, bridge lamp, table lamp, sewing ma chine, 2 chests, twin bed, standard bed, commode, cook stove, kitchen cupboard, 4 kitchen chairs, kitchen stool, ironing board, bench, pantry table, kitchen table, lot kitch en utensils, lot dishes, buffet, davenport, 2 rugs, porch swing, 5 dozen glass cans, crocks, 12-gauge shotgun, .22 calibre rifle, lawn mower, lot of boards, scythe, step ladder, lot garden tools, chest of carpenter tools and other articles. F. SCHAEUBLIN, Adm. WANTED—DEAD STOCK WE PAY TOP CASH PRICES Horses $5.00 Cows $4.00 Small Stock removed free of charge. Quick Service Telephone Findlay, MAIN 475, Reverse Charges BUCKEYE REDUCTION COMPANY, Findlay, Ohio __________ “Branch, Foxtoria Animal Pr^dact^ Jnr."