THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 1944
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One Ton of Fish Ordered
The club officers have placed an
order through the Conservation office
at Sandusky for one ton of fish for
restocking purposes. The ton ship
ment will constitute channel catfish
and present plans are to release the
shipment in the Buckeye and Nation
al Quarries for restocking purposes.
In addition to the catfish, 1000
crappies are on order to be delivered
with the same shipment.
The fish order will in all probabili
ty be delivered in the next few days
and a check for $150.00 was sent to
pay the commercial fishermen at
Danbury for the shipment. The
order will be delivered by the Con
servation department and the fish
will be seined from Lake Erie.
Summer Meetings Cancelled
Silas Diller, program chairman,
says the club will not have regular
meetings during June, July, and Au
gust. The directors will continue to
meet each month to transact regular
business and the membership is in
vited to attend. These meetings will
be announced through this column.
Rodeo Plans Made
The directors of the Bluffton
Saddle Horse Club and The Sports
men’s Club have had several combin
ed meetings in regards to a Rodeo
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Campbell were
week end guests of their daughter
Mrs. Delmar Reagan in Dayton. Mrs.
Reagan w’ho has been teaching music
in the Dayton schools will complete
her work this w’eek and plans to
join her husband Lieut. Reagan in
Buffalo, N. Y.
Mrs. Bruce Thomas of Rawson
spent Friday afternoon with her
cousin Mrs. Orlo Marshall. Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas, son George and grand
son Robert left Monday for Pres
cott, Ariz., where they plan to make
their home. Their son Lowell and
family have resided there for a
couple of years.
Miss Madeline Bixel w’ho teaches
in Rittman has completed her school
year and returned to Pandora w’here
she plans to spend the summer. At
present she is caring for her sister
Mrs. F. C. Marshall who has been
bedfast for more than a w’eek.
John Burkholder of Wooster spent
the w’eek end with friends and rela
tives in this vicinity.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Michael of
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during the month of July. At present
plans are being formed to hold the
exhibition on the 4th of July. Per
mission has been obtained from the
school board to have the contest held
on Harmon Field at night under the
The spectacle attracted nearly 3000
spectators last fall when held on
Schmidt’s field. The display of
horsemanship will be open to con
testants from Northwestern Ohio,
Indiana, and Michigan.
The fish have the laugh on the
suckers on the other end of the pole,
for during the past week not a single
banded fish was captured. This maxes
the second straight week the banded
fish have eluded the fishermen. Only
11 of the 49 banded bass and blue
gills have been captured to date.
A few’ blue gills are snagged from
time to time, but fishing in general
has been poor in this territory the
past 10 days.
Bass are still on spawn and open
season will not commence until June
Buckeye Motor Boating Prohibited
At a unanimous decision of the
directors it was decided to dis
continue motor boating on the Buck
near Cairo attended Decoration Day
services here and took dinner with
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Marshall.
Mrs. Ray Shank of Portland, Ind.,
returned home after spending the
week with her sister Mrs. Harold
Marshall and other relatives in
Pandora. John Marshall returned
home with her for the w’eek end.
Rev. and Mrs. E. N. Bigelow and
son Bruce of Bluffton were Friday
evening dinner guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Ray Pickens.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cupp and
daughter Margery and Mr. and Mrs.
William Cupp spent Sunday in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. David Core
near West Liberty.
Miss Lois Armentrout, sister of
Rev. Charles and Rev. Chester Ar
mentrout, who returned from China
on the last trip of the Gripsholm,
will speak at 8 o’clock Friday even
ing in the Presbyterian church in
Columbus Grove. Anyone interested
is cordially invited to this meeting.
Mr. and Mrs. Lysle Cahill are
announcing the birth of a daughter,
Lynn Marie, Thursday, June 1 at the
MacDonald House, University hospital
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4-hou» drying cnamk
eye quarry. A heavy restocking
program is in progress at the quarry
and every day the shores are fre
quented by fishermen from the com
munity. The directors feel the ma
jority of the membership prefer the
absence of motors on the quarry for
this season. It is still permissable
to have row boats and canoes on the
Rodeo Season Opens
First rodeo of the season will be
held at Tiffin next Sunday'afternoon
under auspices of the Tiffin Lions
club. The exhibition wrill be directed
by the Buckeye Western Horse As
sociation of which a number of Bluff
ton horsemen are members. Fancy
roping and trick riding will be
Loses Bird Dog
One of the best bird dogs of this
territory passed on to its happy
hunting grounds the first of the week
with the death of “Sandy”, a fully
pedigreed setter. The animal was 12
years old and owned by George W.
Combs who raised it from a puppy.
It was an excellent hunter and
George has many photographs of
the dog on point and retrieving. The
orange-tan and white marked setter
was the son of an English setter and
its mother was a Llewellyn.
in Cleveland. Mrs. Cahill was the
former Jean Marshall, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Orlo Marshall.
Mrs. Helen Wells and Mrs. Sibyl
Mollett of Bluffton w’ere entertained
Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Nelson Wells and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Gratz of
Bluffton and Miss Martha Fruchey
took dinner Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Ernest Freet and daughter
Among those who attended Decora
tion Day services here were Judge
Neil Lora, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Beade,
Mrs. C. J. Spicer, Mrs. W. G. Rous
culp, Mrs. Roy Davis and Mrs. Em
ma Deets all of Lima Mr. Chris
Lora of Findlay, Mrs. Ray Shank of
Portland, Ind., Mrs. Regina Lemley
of Pandora, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Van
Meter of Beaverdam, Mr. and Mrs.
E. L. Michael of Cairo, Mr. and Mrs.
W. R. Mayberry of Columbus Grove
and Mrs. Charles Jones and three
children of Findlay. Mr. Floyd
Griffin of Lima was the speaker.
A Westminster Fellowship was re
cently organized at the Presbyterian
church under the supervision of Miss
Edythe Cupp. Officers chosen were:
Pres., Margery Cupp v. Pres., Joan
Mayberry, Secy., Rose Leigh May
berry Treas., Robert Reichenbach.
The group will meet the last Sunday
of each month.
The Presbyterian missionary society
will meet Wednesday afternoon of
next week in the home of Mrs. Her
bert Marshall with the following
program: Worship service, Miss El
nora Marshall, “Our Treasure Is
lands,” Mrs. Walter Cupp “West
Indies”, Mrs. Nelson Wells music,
Joan Mayberry Year Book of Pray
er, Miss Edythe Cupp.
The evening of June 18th has been
chosen as the date for the annual
Children’s Day program to be given
at the Presbyterian church.
Dr. Roy Johnson and Mrs. Minnie
Smith of Harrod were Sunday after
noon callers in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas Bodell.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilber Lentz and
daughters Alice, Janice and Phyllis
spent Sunday with Mr. Lentz’s
parents Mr. and Mrs. W’illian Lentz
in Belle Center.
Mrs. Joe Parker recently under
went a major operation in a Mans
Mrs. Wilbur McClure of Dayton,
Mrs. C. J. Spicer, Mrs. W. G. Rous
culp and Mrs. Roy Davis all of Lima
were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Bodell, Decoration Day.
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Cook have
received word that their son Lloyd
who has been in the Southwest Paci
fic for the past two years, has ar
rived in the States.
Charles Marquart of Jenera, Clar
ence Marquart of Camp Phillips,
Kan., Miss Opal Courtney of Perrys
burg, Mrs. Gerald Hoile and daugh
ters Mary and Alice and Mrs. Carl
Marquart and sons Bobby and Ross
of Findlay, Lester Van Meter and
family of Beaverdam and Harold
Rogers and family of Rockport, spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Van Meter and family.
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The children of the Emanuel’s
Evangelical and Reformed church will
give their Children’s Day program on
next Sunday evening at 845. Every
Pvt. Donavin Moser of Ft. Leonard
Wood, Mo., is spending a furlough
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. War
ren’Moser and son Kenneth.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Core and
family of Col. Grove were Wednesday
evening supper guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Sharp and son
Jimmy of Norwalk spent a few days
last week at the Amos and Weldon
Henry Green and son Bobby attend
ed a funeral of his uncle ,Albert Green
of Cridersville, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Cook spent Sun
day evening with Mr. and Mrs. Earl
Matter and daughter
Mrs. Jesse Fisher of Monroe, Mich.,
spent last Monday night with her
niece, Mrs. Warren Moser.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Marquart spent
Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs.
J. .Reichenbach of Pandora, Jean
Chidester of Waynesfeld, Sarah Am
stutz, Bernice Zimmerman were Sun
day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Andrew Hochstettler and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rusinisel were
Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Manly Roberts of Bath township.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schaublin and
daughter Rachel called Sunday even
ing on Mr. and Mrs. Fred Boutwell.
Mr. and Mrs. John Burkholder, Rev.
and Mrs. Emerson Slotterback and
children called Wednesday evening at
the Amos and Francis Basinger home.
Mr. and Mrs. Reno Gratz and dau
ghter, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gratz
and son, Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Gratz
were Sunday callers on Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Marquart
were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Faye Isham.
Mrs. Jesse Fisher of Monroe, Mich.,
spent last Tuesday with her neice,
Mrs. Weldon Luginbuhl
In honor of Pvt. Donavin Moser of
the army, Hershel Moser of the navy
and Dallas Bernard of the Shipwreck,
a supper was given at the home of
Mrs. Minnie Moser, Sunday evening.
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs.
Victor Moser of Lima, Mr. and Mrs.
J. L. Gratz, Mr. and Mrs. Roily Moser
and son, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wolfley
and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Warren
Moser and sons Donavin and Ken
neth, Mr. and Mrs. Hershal Moser and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Bernard.
Rev. and Mrs. Paul Rupp, Frank
Sweatep of Ft. Wayne, Mariam Klop
fenstein and Rev. and Mrs. Stanley
Rupp spent Monday evening with Mr.
and Mrs. Andrew Hochstettler and
Past week callers of Mrs. Geraldine
Strunk were Mrs. John Althaus, Mrs.
Marion Struble, Mrs. Harold Kock
and daughter, Mrs. A .W. Ruth of
Toledo, Mrs. John Fett, Mr. and Mrs.
Merle Duffman, Neil Duffman, Mr.
and Mrs. Ernest Gratz, Mrs. Russell
Leiber ,Raymond Dutfman, Miss Haz
el Smith of Lima.
Mrs. Emma Robinson is visiting
at the home of her son, Mr. T. N.
Mr. and Mrs. James Ramsey and
daughter of Beaverdam were Friday
evening guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Louise Cloore spent several
days with Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur
Sherritss and Mr. and Mrs. John
Kenyon of Lima.
Miss Ruth Scoles of Lima, Mr.
and Mrs. W. A. Houser, Mr. and
Mrs. T. W. Desenberg, Mrs. Loretta
Clum and Miss Lillian Desenberg at
tended the Golden Wedding of Mr.
and Mrs. R. L. Staley at the Pauld
ing Center Community House, Thurs
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hall were
Tuesday guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. U. C. Thompson of Harding
Highway spent several days with Mr.
and Mrs. Dorance Thompson.
Mrs. M. R. Brackney of Piqua
spent the week with Mr. and Mrs.
TOLD BY CONSERVATION DIVISION
FISHING LAWS NOW PROVIDE
THAT FISHERMEN CAN GIVE ANY
PART OF THEIR LEGAL CATCH
FOR THE LAKES IN THE
DISTRICT HAVE BEEN
BOATS WITH MOTORS UP
TO BM-P’ANO TRAVELING
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W. R. Brackney. Mr. M. R. Brack
ney was a week end guest.
Mrs. Belle Heath was a Saturday
evening guest of Mrs. Louise Cloore.
Mrs. Ratliff and daughter of
Greenup, Kentucky are spending the
week with Mr. and Mrs. Garland
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harpster,
Mrs. Jane Harrod of Harrod, Mrs.
John Lyle. Miss Celina Thayer, Mrs.
Alma Robinson, Mrs. Belle Heath,
Mrs. Loretta Clum, Mrs. Inez Lip
pincott, Mrs. Daisy Arnold, Mrs.
Blanche Eversole, Mrs. Louise Cloore,
Mrs. Pauline Shrider, Mrs. Etta
Guthrie, and Mr. and Mrs. John
Boutwell and Mrs. Abigail Boutwell
of Lima were recent callers of Mrs.
Miss Alice Louise Knoble was a
week end guest of Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Marilyn Watt, student nurse
of Memorial hospital, Lima is spend
ing her vacation with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Watt.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Sherritss of
Lima were Sunday guests of Mrs.
Miss Mary McCleary, student nurse
of Memorial hospital, Lima spent her
vacation with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. R. E. McCleary.
Mrs. Iva Miller of Lima is visit
ing her sister Mrs. Laura Biteman.
Sgt. and Mrs. Allen Wilson of Ft.
Moxey .Texas are spending a ten day
furlough with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Levi Waltz and family.
Mrs. Harry Kirtland and little son
of Lima spent last week with her
father Noah Habegger and son How
Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Frantz and
daughters Carol Jean and Shirley Ann
spent Sunday evening in the home of
Hr. and Mrs. Lloyd Van Meter of near
Sgt. and Mrs. Allen W’ilson of Ft.
Moxey, Texas were Monday evening
supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Don
ald Harris and little son.
Mrs. Harry Kirtland and little son
of Lima, Mrs. Herbert Rupright and
daughter Yvonne of Bluffton and Mr.
Noah Habegger spent Wednesday in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Ha
begger and little daughter of near
Mr. and Mrs. Leland Frantz and
sons, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Fisher and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Dukes
and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Don
ald Harris enjoyed a picnic at River
side park, Findlay, Sunday evening.
The Ladies Harmony Circle will
meet in the horn eof Mrs. Edythe
Fridley, Thursday afternoon. Mrs.
Mary Ellen Reichenbach will be the
program leader. A report of the W.
M. A. convention at Toledo will be
given at this time.
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Misses Fem Koch and Faery Non
namaker spent Sunday with Bess
Arnold in Bluffton.
Mrs. Wright Klingler, Mrs. Ivan
Montgomery, Mrs. Arthur Nonna
maker and Miss Flo Stratton attend
ed the funeral services last Thurs
day for LeRoy Watt, at Westerville.
Mr. Watt was a cousin of Mrs. M.
J. Stratton and Mrs. Anna Koontz.
Union prayer services at the Olive
Branch church, Thursday evening.
Kaye Nonnamaker spent Wednes
day evening and Thursday with Mr.
and Mrs. Howard Stauffer of Bluff
Mrs. Emerson Neff is recovering
following a major operation under
gone at the Bluffton hospital two
The L. A. S. of the Olive Branch
church will meet this Wednesday
afternoon with Mrs. Wright Klingler.
Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey Klingler,
son Howard, daughter Marilyn were
Sunday dinner guests at the Ami
Nonnamaker home. Mr. and Mrs
Howard Nonnamaker and son Ralph
were afternoon callers.
Mrs. Warren Scothorn is in Dear
borne, Mich., at the bedside of her
son, _Walter, of Findlay, who under
went an operation at the Ford Hos
pital there. This vicinity wishes him
a very speedy recovery.
Mr. and Mrs. Rolland Koontz,
daughters Martha and son John and
Jack Koontz of Bluffton, Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas Koontz and June Gal
lant, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Nonna
maker, son Roderick and daughter
Kaye enjoyed a picnic supper at
Riverside Park Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Wright Klingler and
son Don, called Sunday afternoon at
the M. J. Stratton home.
The Mt. Cory W. C. T. U. held
their regular monthly meeting Tues
day afternoon at the home of Mrs.
Cora Brenner. The business meeting
was in charge of the president Mrs.
William Nonnamaker. Devotionals.
prayers and meditation were in
charge of Mrs. Ada Harkness, prayer
was offered by Mrs. H. C. Beagle.
Fifteen members and their guests
were present. Mr. R. T. Bauman
was program leader. Violin solo was
played by June McVetta. The Whist
ler and His Responsibility was read
by Mrs. Samantha White. Saxophone
duet God Bles America was played
by Marilyn Reiter and Betty Shafer.
Broadcasting for Children, was read
by Ada Harkness, current events was
given by Cledus Cuppies. Harmonica
solo, Like a Shepherd Lead Us by
Katie Kramer. Your Home and
Mine, was read by Mrs. Melvin Wil
liamson, violin solo. The Lost Cord.
Pauline Simkins. The hostess served
refreshments assisted by Edith Kauf
Mrs. Clark Beagle and daughter
Genieve spent a few days last week
with Mr. and Mrs. Joyce Dailey near
Genieve Beagle was a recent caller
on Mr. and Mrs. Ray Nonnamaker
Miss Bernita Holmes called Sun
day afternoon on Mr. and Mrs. W. B.
Dr. and Mrs. A. E. King, and Bur
nell Wolfrom spent Decoration Day
in Toledo. Mrs. Wolfrom and dau
ghter Shirleen accompanied them
home after a week in Toledo.
Recent callers on Mr. and Mrs. J.
E. Jones were Mr. and Mrs. L. W.
Dukes and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Ralph Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Jones and family and Mrs. Sadie
Ruth Ghaster called Friday after
noon on Mrs. H. C. Beagle and
Mrs. Larena Guin, Thelma Jordan
and Mrs. Charles Jordan spent one
day last week in Findlay.
Mrs. J. J. White and Mrs. Larena
Guin called on Mrs. Jennie Ghaster
at the rest home.
Mrs. Della Spenker and Peter
Walhery of Toledo were Decoration
day dinner guests of Mrs. Laura
Ghaster and daughter Ruth, Mrs. J.
E. Jones were afternoon callers.
Mrs. Joyce Rosenfelder has pur
chased the Stratton property on Rail
road St. She will move there in
the near future.
Lt. and Mrs. Malcolm C. Dailey
and son Ronny of Nashville, Tenn.,
were Thursday evening supper guests
of Mrs. Clark Beagle and daughter
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