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ALLEN COUNTY Bomber Gunner Missing Sgt. Warren D. Duncan, engineer gunner of a bomber crew, has been missing in action over Germany since May 19, his wife, of near Lima, was notified. He entered the service in June, 1942. Pfc. Henry Timmerman Lost In New Guinea Pfc. Henry L. Timmerman, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn B. Timmer man, of Lima, lost his life in New Guinea according to word received from the War Department. Young Timmerman, in service since April, 1943, was in the Army Air Corps. He was a Central high school graduate. Killed As He Changes Tire On Highway Robert Eugene Wilson, 27, of Wapakoneta, was killed instantly when he was crushed between two automobiles as he was preparing to change a tire on his stalled auto. The auto was struck by one driven by Sgt. Uriah Rickman of Ft. Sill, Okla., who, ■with his wife, Mary, of Lima, suffered minor cuts and bruis es. Seek Murder Clues At Lima Search for clues in the mystery slaying of an unidentified woman whose nude body was found in a weed clump at East Liverpool, shift ed to Lima, as Allen County author ities checked personnel of a carnival ■which moved there from East Liver pool last week. Columbiana County Sheriff George E. Hayes requested the check after he reported police found a dress —-jf Public transportation—by highway and skyway, by railway and waterway—is one of the most vital industries of this State of ours. It represents far more than a vast array of terminals, equip ment, repair shops and cold statistics about moving manpower—it’s the link that joins Ohio’s cities and towns and rural communities to each other and to the rest of the Nation. In these tense times, it is the means of bringing boys home on furlough—of getting workers to the war plants—of keeping on the move all those people whose travel is essential to Victory. An estimated 150,000 of our fellow citizens of Ohio are hard at work on the 47 railroads and the 5 airlines serv ing Ohio, on boats, barges, huge fleets of trucks, and on the 221 inter-city bus lines which operate 1,269 buses along 13,885 miles of routes within our State borders. No small share of the credit for the efficiency of this excellent transpor- SIDNEY’fc DRUG SHOP N. Main St. Phone 170-W NEWS NOTES FROM FOUR COUNTIES which had been ripped, apparently in a struggle, and other feminine wearing apparel in a box on a refuse pile at the show grounds where the carnival exhibited. The body of the chestnut-haired victim, approximately 25 to 30 years old, was buried at East Liverpool pending identification. The body was found wrapped in two blankets and trussed with clothesline. Police said she apparently was strangled and thrown from an automobile. Brig. Gen. Peck Puts Lima In Limelight Brig. Gen. Walter R. Peck placed Lima in the limelight on the Euro pean invasion when news services re ported he led an aerial squadron in the initial air action and before tak ing off from England told his boys “for Pete’s sakes, hit the target,” because of the concentration of Al lied forces on the beaches and ground below. Hack Hole In Wall, Pair Flee Jail Two men being held in the Lima city jail made their escape by hack ing a hole thru the brick wall and making their way out thru the Barr hotel basement. They were Arthur Brewer, 49, held as a parole violator for Manard, Ill., state prison offi cials, and T. R. Robinson, 39, held on an open charge in a knife assault on Peter Snider, 67, Lima, night watchman. Both men were from Lima. Police learned other jail pris oners had been threatened to keep quiet while they made their escape effort. Crow Ruling Appealec By Both Sides Appeal from a Hardin County Common Pleas Court decision on al leged illegal expenses paid by the State of Ohio by the late Judge Phil Crow was on file today in the Third 5 »1—1 -f- z jfl Mr jB J® a ~~ar *1 41 i District Appellate Court from both the plaintiff and the defendant. Judge Arthur Tudor of Kenton ruled May 9 that the state should recover $43,500 from the estate of the former appeals court jurist, and that the plaintiff, Attorney Warren Roof, and his attorney, Carlos Faulk ner, were entitled to $6,000 each from the estate. Court attaches predicted that visit ing jurists would be assigned to hear the appeal, rather than to present it to associates of Judge Crow. “Bombshell Belle” Is Named At Tank Depot Miss Margaret Roberts, secretary to the commanding officer at the Lima Tank Depot, has been nomin ated for the “Bombshell Belle” from the western division of the Cleveland Ordnance District. Miss Roberts, familiary known as “Ginny”, is 23 and hails from Tiffin. Prisoner Of War Mr. and Mrs. Julius D. Hunt, of Lima, received word this past week that their son, Pfc. Julius M. “Make” Hunt, 19, is a prisoner of war in Germany. He sent them a postcard saying he was in good health and receiving good treatment. Killed In Action Pvt. Gene Edwin Bowsher, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Bowsher, of Lima, was killed in action in Italy on May 13, two days after his 19th birthday, the War department noti fied his parents. He went overseas in January. Children Attacked By Unidentified Person Lima police are on the lookout for suspects in the attack on two South Lima girls aged 4 and 6 in a vacant lot while they were on their way to a nearby grocery store for their tation system belongs to the Ohio De partment of Commerce and the O.D.T. We who keep Greyhound buses rolling across our State are conscious of the importance of our particular job—to the whole system of wartime transpor tation. Without the buses doing their share of the job other transportation would be burdened beyond capacity. Many of our people today are serving in the Armed Forces—the rest of us are doing our level best to keep essen tial highway travel safe and efficient But we’re also thinking about and plan ning for the post-war days, when pleas ure travel will return and when such travel in new and finer Super-Coaches will be a greater pleasure than ever. 5"wmumn GREYHOUND Back the Attack! BUY MORE THAN BEFORE! June 12th to July Sth t'—- y—•• THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO In Norway active constant touch with Britain Denmark and GREATJ BR BELG. SPAIN Italy already di vided into formal areas for Under ground action mother. They were treated at Me morial hospital for their injuries, one of the girls being knocked uncon scious by the attacker, while police quizzed and later released several men seized as suspects. Memorial Hospital Head Resigns W. C. Hansbarger’s resignation as administrator of Lima Memorial Hospital, effective June 19, was an nounced recently, together with the appointment of Leslie O. Fonkalsrud of Gary, Ind., to succeed him. Hans barger will remain as secretary treasurer of the hospital board. HANCOCK COUNTY Lad Hurt Critically By Rotary Hoe Philip Newcomer, eight-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson New comer, of Findlay, was injured crit ically last Friday when when he fell under a rotary hoe operated by his father. Findlay hospital attaches said he suffered a punctured lung, a skull fracture and numerous cuts. Findlay Missionaries Flee Honan Province Miss Louise Arnold and Miss Amy Applegate, missionaries of the Bible and Missionary Training Schools at Findlay, were among 13 American and British missionaries from Honan Province who have reached Chung king after a 350-mile journey over rugged Chinese terrain by way of wheel barrow', wooden cart and be sieged railroad trains, according to word received at the school. National Y. M. C. A. Leader At Findlay Roy Sorenson, Chicago, associate general secretary of the National Council of the Y. M. C. A., and sec retary of the centennial committee, spoke at the centennial dinner of the Findlay association. Son Of Former Findlay Pastor Killed Ens. Paul Schake, 19, a fighter pilot in the naval air corps, son of the Rev. W. F. Schake, former pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church at Find lay, was killed in an airplane crash at Sanford, Florida, friends learned. Wins Commission Edward G. Folk, Findlay, has been commissioned a second lieutenant in Company C, Ohio State Guard, it was announced recently. Findlay Ace Lands 1st Glider On D-Day Another man well-known in the Bluffton area, entered the war news when it was learned Lt. Col. Mike Murphy, formerly of Findlay, landed the first Allied glider in France on D-day to lead in the most daring part of the invasion maneuver. Fast Promotion Within a week of receiving a commission as second lieutenant in the Judge Advocate General’s de partment, James A. Bope, former IHLAH Sea ,u 12,000,000 for eign workers ripe for revolt NCE Biggest Under ground is in France. Well* orpanized army of "Maquis" is 250,000 strong rnirnn While Hitler peers anxiously westward at Allied invasion forces, he knows that he has a tremendous “invasion 31 my already in hia conquered lands— and even in his own Geimany. siinws consists -1 various Underground movements, well—oigan— ued well-trained and experienced in sabotage, who have long awaited the clarion call of D-Day to rise -up and smite their oppres. sors. Jittery Nazis try to smoke them out by fiequentlv rounding up and searching civilians, as shown photo, below Polish Under* ground already working with advancing Reds. In Naziland it- PAlAND self ore some k v B/oefc Sea/= Allied officers contact with Yugoslav Underground regularly, keep supplies and arms flowing in_ GREEC Courtesy THE STANDARD OIL CO. (OHIO)—221 a his, as map Findlay city solicitor, was promoted to first lieutenant. He has been as signed to the Deti’oit ordnance dis trict. HARDIN COUNTY Pastor To Leave Ken ton Church Dr. Homer G. McMillen, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church at Kenton for seven years, has resigned to accept a pastorate at Mt. Vernon. He will leave Kenton July 1. Dr. McMillen has been active in civic affairs in Kenton and is a former moderator of the Ohio Presbyterian Synod. Coach Lamb Returns To O. N. U. Position Coach Lamb resumed his duties as director of the department of health and physical education at Ohio Northern university at the opening of the summer term. Lamb recently had a leave of absence of nine months. He will have charge of the courses in physical education during the summer and will continue his work as industrial relations coun celor with the Westinghouse company in Lima. Lamb served at O. N. U. as coach and instructor of physical education for 14 years before being granted a leave by the university, during which time he was connected with the Army conditioning program at Oregon State university, Corvalis, Oregon. Crash Suit Gives Ver dict For Defendant Judge Arthur D. Tudor of the common pleas court directed the jury to return a verdict in favor of the defendant, the Fisher Dairy and Cheese Co. of Wapakoneta in a dam age suit of Carl Moore of near Ken ton, seeking $15,500 for injuries he said he suffered in an automobile truck collision on State Route 67, March 10, 1943. Judge Tudor ruled that the driver of the truck was an indefendent milk hauler and that the company was not liable for damages, it was reported. Moore was seeking $15,500 for in juries and $500 for damage to his car. Mr. Moore, who also was in the car at the time of the accident, still has a suit pending for $10,000 for personal injuries. PUTNAM COUNTY Welfare Head Picked In Putnam Miss Leona Jones of Ottawa was appointed Putnam county welfare di rector of the board of county com missioners after the commissioners met in conference with the county welfare board. Miss Jones succeeds Mrs. Bonnie B. Corns who died in her home at Columbus Grove recently. The new director will resign her past in the county Old Age Pension office to accept the new appointment. Grove Youth Is Miss ing In Action Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Alstaetter of Columbus Grove have been notified by the War Department that their son, Sgt. Herbert E. Alstaetter, 20, is missing in action. The young man has been missing since he went on a mission over Ger many May 24, according to the tele gram to the parents. No further details w'ere included. Beaverdam Mrs. V. C. Foltz spent the past week with relatives at Newton, Iowa. Mrs. Jesse Bassitt of North Bal timore was a Wednesday afternoon visitor of Mrs. Delmar Beery. WRITE this down. Ask grocer for Post’s Raisin Bran ... a magic combination of crisp-toasted wheat and bran flakes plus California seed less raisins. Mrs. Ada Rowland spent Sunday with Mrs. Hannon Downey. Mrs. Mary Plaugher is visiting her mother, Mrs. Emma Jane Barber and brother Frank Barber. Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Baugher of To ledo were week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Robolte and son Gene. Mr. and Mrs. James Ramsey and NO INCREASE IN COST! PLENTY OF HOT WATER F^.. FEW CENTS A DAY IT you are one of those lucky per sons owning an Automatic GAS Hot Water Heater just pat yourself on the back with warm days and Victory gardens here your Gas hot water heater is again one of the most valued household servants, and there is no increase in the cost of its eco nomical operation. It will provde the whole family with clean, constant hot water by the mere turn of the faucet. WEST OHIO GAS CO. Healthy, Happy, Husky Chicks-- THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 1944 Mr. and Mrs. Gail Arnold are spend ing a week at Indian River, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Koogler left Thursday to visit relatives in New Jersey. Jane Rayl, John Rayl and Mrs. Corda Orhli of Bluffton were Wed nesday guests of Mrs. Harmon Down ey and Wednesday evening dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Rob nolte and son Gene. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Forche and daughter Sharon spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Roy Slater at Lima. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Crawfis and son Gary of Bluffton were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Lenny and son Marion. News Want-Ads Bring Results. June 12th There’s a big difference in chick feeds and it pays to insist on starter mash of known quality. Make sure your chicks get in proper balance the vitamins, proteins and minerals they require by ask ing for 'war' loam Starting and Growing Mash Banner Starting Mash contains C-KA-GENE the remedy that builds immunity to Bloody Coccidiosis. The Bluffton Milling Co. DEAD STOCK REMOVED WITHOUT PAY BUCKEYE REDUCTION COMPANY, Findlay, Ohio Phone MAIN 475 Collect BRANCH OF FOSTORIA ANIMAL PRODUCTS, INC.