Hiram Wenger will go along with
Will Clay, threshing this summer.
Mr. and Mrs. Adam Schumacher
of Wayne County were visiting in
the Settlement a few days ago.
The first tile were taken out of
the kiln at the Diller
Albert Schutz intends to start a
cheese factory in the future,
now has 30 head of cattle.
Fred Mitsch and Gid
spending a few weeks
News Our Grandfathers Read
From Issue Of July 15,1909
firm for the
The school board of
a contract to a Lima
coqstruction of a new
the slums of Cleve-
land will again be sent to Bluffton
this summer for a two weeks outing.
Last Thursday evening about thirty
©f the friends of Lennis Steiner as
sembled at his home to remind him
of his nineteenth birthday annivers
A crowd of young people gathered
at the home of John Burkholder and
gave him an old fashioned belling.
Dr. J. C. Wetherill, who recently
completed a 4 years’ medical college
course and later passed a very cred
itable state examination, will locate
The Triplett Meter
factory building on Blanchard Avenue
has been raised above the high water
mark and neatly repainted.
Chief White Eagle, the famous
next week in
modes of his
lecture each evening
front of the Russel
about the lives and
people, the Cherokee
Cal Moser and Cyrus Schumacher
took on overland trip
on their motorcycles.
to Berne, Ind.
Nicholas Renner of
ery spent Sunday on
good, but the fishing is poor.
He says the
Martha Diller, who was recently
hired to teach in Pratum, Oregon,
resigned her position and will teach
the sixth grade in our public school.
The Misses Mary and Martha Diller
will leave next Monday on a six
weeks tour of western states.
A young eleven pound farmer came
to stay at D. C. Augsburgers.
The Northern Ohio R. R. which
runs thru Bluffton has trains which
are accommodating to say the least.
On the 4th a Findlay man travelling
on that road says the conductor
noticed a ball game and had the train
Allied Invaders Vs. “Fortress Europe"
back up along side and wait until the
passengers had witnessed three in
nings, and then started on to Akron.
G. P. Oberly sold his Mound street
property to John Stull. Mr. Oberly
will move to Lima.
Noah Geiger traded his auto for
a large touring car of Frank Scott.
a very handsome machine
being an excellent mechanic
build a 2-story
front of their
factory on Main
Orlin R. Kohli of Wheaton, Illinois
spent Monday with his brothers and
sisters in this vicinity after spending
some time visiting
Dorothy Ann who
is a student at
who is stationed
in one of the camps in California is
his mother Mrs.
days visiting with
became quite ill
early Sunday morning and was taken
to the Community hospital.
The members of the Tschiegg
family enjoyed a basket dinner at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Wil
kins last Sunday. Those from a
distance were: Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Tschiegg and sons and Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Weaver of Orrville and Mr.
and Mrs. Herman Tschiegg and son
of Dayton. Alvin, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Wilkins is at this time spend
ing his furlough at home.
Carpenters are reroofing the bam
for Mrs. Mary Miller.
The St. John congregation
purchased the lot adjoining the
sonage from Mrs. Jacob Watt
her sister, Malinda Niswander.
Pictures from German sources
show how the Nazis have tried to
make good their boast of turning
the continent of Europe into a for
tress. Huge forts, coastal redoubts
and pillboxes like these, built by
prisoner-workers from the occu
pied countries, face U. S. and
United Nations troops wherever
they are landing on Hitler's Euro
pean Fortress. The Nazis, who
laughed at the Maginot Line, are
a delight to
street this summer.
Alex Fly the and son Harry of
Hampton, Va.. and Elwood Flythe
of Hilton Village, Va., are visiting
in Bluffton at the home of the form
er’s father, Roland Flythe and Mr.
and Mrs. Oscar Wenger. Alex’ Flythe
is a brother of Mrs. Wenger.
Dwight, youngest son of Mr. and
Mrs. Tillman Geiger, left for Great
Lakes Naval Station where he is to
be inducted into the service.
Mr. and Mrs. Leverne Badertscher
formerly of this locality, now resid
ing in Orrville, Ohio, are the happy
parents of a baby boy born to them
the last of the week.
Mrs. Mary Jane Ludwig of Toledo
V, I •’W
spent the week end in the home of
her brother, Mr. and Mrs. William
Francis Geiger recently met his
brother Paul and Eugene Kohli in
England and the three lads report a
very enjoyable time.
Menno Zimmerman, 74 formerly of
this community died last Saturday
in a Los Angeles, Calif., hospital
after an illness of six days. He has
been in ill health the past five years.
The body will arrive in Lima this
Monday and will be removed by the
Diller Funeral Home to the home
of his daughter, Mrs. Clarence Am
stutz, north of Bluffton, to remain
for services tentatively set for next
Tuesday at 2:30 o’clock. Burial to
be made in the Defenseless cemetery.
Miss Bernice Olson of Roundhead
is staying in the home of her cousin
Mrs. Arthur Schumacher and family
since the close of her school term
in Roundhead where she was an
THE BLUFFTON NEWS JBLUFFTON, tHTTO
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«Wr5^c« &■■ *"r'
now desperately relying on forti
fications themselves. Top picture
shows a big coast defense gun be
ing lowered into place by a crane.
Below, left, forced labor toils on
defense works. Right, sentries
sTand on a concrete pillbox which
caption promises German readers
"cannot be penetrated." Bottom, a
Nazi soldier stands guard outside
a great steel and concrete fort
somewhere on the coast of France.
Battles in Europe are being won on the sea lanes. Men and mate
rials convoyed to the fighting fronts in ever-increasing quantities1
are tipping the scales in our favor. To meet military demands,
American shipyards deliver five new merchant vessels each day.
Improved defenses against the submarine menace have reduced
cargo-ship sinkings. Our average soldier overseas requires his
weight in oil every three days, to get him to the front, to protect him
overhead, and to keep him pushing forward on the road to Berlin.
Supply routes Ote life
lines of Hie war fronts.
Allied convoys ply Arc
tic lanes to Russia, sail
past Gibraltar to Italy,
through the Suez Canal
to the Persian Gulf.
Invasion stockpiles are
stored in Great Britain.
Janice Welty, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Lee Welty is employed at the I
Glove factory at Bluffton since last
Ruth Steffen, of Pandora is spend
ing the summer in the home of her
sister, Mrs. Frances Snare at Ches
terland, Ohio, near Cleveland.
Mrs. Frank Neuenschwander who
has been suffering from an injured
spine some time ago is resting easier
at her home in Pandora after taking
treatment at the Community hospital
at Bluffton the past two weeks.
Miss Miriam Schumacher of
Phoenix, Ariz., and a graduate of
the Ft. Wayne, Ind., Bible Institute
two weeks ago, figured in a bus ac
cident south of Bluffton on her way
to this place. She was unhurt, but
considerably shaken up. She left
for her home to be with her parents
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Schumacher at
Phoenix, Ariz., for the summer.
AN ORDINANCE PROVIDINC, FOR
ISSUANCE OF BONDS OF THE
LACE OF BLUFFTON. ALLEN COUNTY.
OHIO. FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYING
THE VILLAGE S PORTION OF THE COST
AND EXPENSE OF IMPROVING STATE
HIGHWAY NO. 22. IN THE VILLAGE
OF BLUFFTON. ALLEN COUNTY. OHIO.
BEGINNING AT THE INTERSECTION OF
BENTLEY ROAD WITH MAIN STREET:
THENCE NORTHEASTERLY OVER AND
ALONG THE ROUTE OF MAIN STREET.
STATE HIGHWAY NO 22. TO THE
NORTHEASTERLY CORPORATION LINE
OF SAID VILLAGE IN COOPERATION
WITH THE DIRECTOR OF HIGHWAYS
OF THE STATE OF OHIO.
I WHEREAS, the State of Ohio, by the Di
rector of Highways of said State, has deter
mined to improve State Highway No 22 in
the Village of Buffton. Allen County. Ohio,
beginning at_the intersection of Bentley Road
and along the route of said Main street to
the northeasterly corporation line of said Vil
I lage of Bluffton, pursuant to the provisions
I of General Code, Section 11S9, and related
I WHEREAS, the Village of Bluffton desires
to cooperate with said Director of Highways
I of the State of Ohio, and this council has
I heretofore adopted the necessary legislation
for such cooperation, and has agreed by legis-1
of all proetry in said Village of Bluffton as
listed and assessed for taxation, and this
council has authority to issue the bonds herein
FOURTHS OF all the members ELECT-1
EO IHERETO CONCURRING: S
SECTION 1. That it is deemed necessary
to issue the bonds of the Village of Bluffton.
Allen County. Ohio, in the principal sum of
35000.00 in order to provide a fund for the
purpose of paying the village's portion of the
cost and expense of improvement of State
Highway No. 22 in the Village of Bluffton
beginning at the intersection of Bentley Road
with Main street in the Village of Bluffton,
Allen County. Ohio, thence northeasterly over
and along the route of Main Street in said
Village, State Highway No 22, to the north
atr|y corjoration line of said village, ins
cooperation with the Director of Highways of I
Code of Ohio. Anticipatory notes shall not I
be issued in anticipation of the issuance of I
such bonds. I
sued in the principal sum of $5ooo.oo for the I
purpose aforesaid Each of said bonds shall
be in the denomination of swo.o®. and said
bonds shall be dated June 1. 1944, and shall
I bear interest at the rate of 3 per cent perl
I annum, payable semi-annually on the 1st days I
I of June and December of each year until the I
principal sum is paid. The first interest pay-1
ment to be June i, 1945. Provided, however. I
that if said bonds are sold l?*nyin’r
rate of interest than hereinbefore specified, I
such bonds shall bear such rate of interest
as may be provided for in the resolution of
the purchaser of said bonds. Said bonds shaU
mature as follows: One bond on December 1.
I 1945, and thereafter one «.. _|
1st, in each of the years from 1946 to 1954.1
both inclusive. The principal and interest of
all said bonds shall be payable at the office I
I of the Citizens National Bank in the said Vii-
section 4. For the purpose of providing!
the necessary funds to pay the interest on the
foregoing issue of bonds promptly when and
las the same falls due. and also to provide a I
are busv nicking
puted, certified, levied and'extended upon thelrr pip-ht dav varntion
tax duplicate and collected by the same offi-1
in preference to all other items and for the
full amount thereof. The funds derived from
I said tax levies hereby required shall be placed I
in a separate and distinct fund, which to-1 w:ii ran-_
I gether with all interest collected on the same I tnem IO
I shall be irrevocably pledged for the payment I ana taste
of the interest and principal of said bonds
when and as the same falls due.
I SECTION 5. Said bonds shall be first of-1
fered at par and accrued interest to the offi-1
leers of said village who have charge of the
I sinking fund of said Village of Bluffton, and I
I if said officers refuse to take any or all of I
I said bonds .then said bonds not so taken may I
I be offered in writing at not less than par and I
I accrued interest to any one or more of the I
boards and commissions described in Section
I 2293-29b. General Code of Ohio, and if said I
I boards or commissions refuse to take any or I
all of said bonds, then said bonds not so tak-
I en shall be offered for sale at public sale in I
the manner provided bj- law, but not for less
bond sale advertisement shall state that any
one desiring to do so may present a bid or
I bids for such bonds, based upon their bearing I
I* different rate of interest than hereinbefore I
I fixed, provided, however, that where a frar-|
tional interest rate is bid. such fraction shall!
I be one quarter of one one per cent, or multi-1
ide thereof each bid must be accompanied
by a certified check of the bidder for not less
than one per cent of the amount of bonds to I
I be sold: the proceeds from the sale of said I
bonds .except the premium and accrued in-|
I terest thereon, shall be used for the purpose I
I aforesaid, and for no other purpose the I
premium and accrued interest received from
I such sale shall be transeferred to the bond
I retirement fund to be applied in the payment
of the principal and interest of said bonds in
the manner provided by law.
I SECTION 6. The Village Clerk is hereby
I directed to forward a certified copy of this
I ordinance to the County Auditor of Allen
I Countv. Ohio. ....
I Approved June 5. 1944.
I W. A. HOWE.
NEWS OUR FATHERS READ
Bluffton’s newest industry, a
branch factory of the Apex Skirt and
Apron Company of Lima began
operations Wednesday morning. The
new firm is located between the Mur
ray Meat Market and" the M. M.
Bogart Harness Shop on the second
floor of the building owned by the
___ Bluffton Mfg. Co. The firm
manufacture cover-all aprons
Isaac Steiner and Homer Geiger
left for the south where they expect
to locate permanently.
Miss Hazel Augsburger has ac
in the Jenera
CeptCd a position
I lation. duly adopted, to contribute and pay I Schotilg
I toward the cost and exitense of said improve
I ment the lump sum of 85000.00 as the vil
I lage’s share of such cost of such improvement,
I all in accordance with the provisions of
I 1189-2. and related sections, and
I WHEREAS, the net indebtedness of
I Village of Bluffton does not and will __
I after issuance of the bonds herein proposed I Mamin Stparnq Mnndiv nvonino
to be issue.1, exceed one percent of the total iuanue
Samuel Bixel and Jacob Hocb
are in Alabama on a pros
Industrious Nine met with
proposed to be issued without a vote of the| Albert Unas
electors of this village. NOW THEREFORE.
be it ordained by the village I
COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF BLUFF-1
TON. ALLEN COUNTY, OHIO. THREE-1Kicnarfl
yearns MOntiat etening.
Clarence Stonehill returned from
•Akron Where he has been Pniph ycd.
and Ben Motter
oranges in Ala
bama. They seem to enjoy their
southern trip very much.
Walter Ewing and L. W.
are on a western trip. The
will visit his sister, Mrs.
Mohler and family in Oklahoma and
the latter relatives in Sapula, Okla.
Miss Inez Danner has resigned her
position in the Danner Grocery.
the State of Ohio, provided by Sections 1189.1 mu Piirkhnldpr Rpnltv Cr h-K
I I-9-2 and related sections of the Generali 1 ne
purchased the Dr.
Waldo M. Nis-
wander property on Cherry street.
SECTION 2. That bonds of the Villagel m. RPa Fishinp- Club ha?
of Bluffton Allen County, Ohio, shall be is-1 ine
eraam isning vlUD nas
set a new trend by staying in one
I evening and entertaining their
I 6 00 o’clock dinner.
Clinton (Witty) Sprunger
knOwn College Student in the
eoui?en JpZTthowX "titerro" millinery store after the recent fire.
A fine Axminster rug will be given
ana on irecemoer i.
bond on December
lage of Bluffton, Ohio. I bcore’
SECTION 3. Said bonds shall express upon I
tneir lace we purpwc iwr which mej n” A
sued that they are issued in pursuance of
their face the purpose for which they are is
I this ordinance and shall be signed by the
I Mayor and Clerk, and sealed with the cor
porate seal of said village The interest cou
I pons attached to said bonds shall bear the
I facimile signature of the City Clerk.
I bonds shall be numbered consecutively from I commander,
I fund sufficient to discharge and pay said serial I ,, ,,
I bonds at maturity, there shall be and is here-1
Mumma sergeant, A. C. Spangler
I V?ii,evied rOntiBll.the ^nablVpro’Trtynt’Lsaid I
Village of Bluffton, Allen County. Ohio, in I
addition to all other taxes, a direct tax annu-1
I ally during the perirf said I
serial bonds at maturity, which tax shall not I
be less than that required by law.
Said tax shall be and is hereby ordered com-1
munity is recovering from an attack
il(T^^tl of pneumonia at Berne, Ind.
Mrs. Kibler is remodeling her
away free at the next meeting of
Ass’n. The rug is
donated by the Basinger Furniture
of the K. O. T. M.
I enjoyed a SCTUmptlOUS repast follow-*n
ing the initiation of officers at the
I lodge hall. Newly elected officers
are: Past commander, R. C. Frick
E. C. Weirick It.
mander E. T. Buckmaster record
I KeePe“, Lari tSOgart, nnance Keeper,
J. J, Badertscher chaplain, Joe
M. at A., Forrest Mumma 1st guard,
John Hoffer 2 nd guard, F. G. West
sentinel, Andrew Maurer.
I run. in an amount sufficient to provide funds!
Ito pay interest upon said bonds as and when
I William Burkholder and Ephnam
I the same falls due, and also to provide al jl-m
fund for the payment of the principal of said I
Rupp are in Fulton county for a
Albert Bixler IS home from O. S.
Ior an eignt Qay vacation.
I cers. in the same manner, and at the same I __________________________
I time that taxes for general purposes for each I
I of said years are certified, extended and col-1 FOtatO Storage
lected. Said tax shall be placed before and
I Jf cellar OF back Dnrrh
than their par value and accrued interest: the!
SECTION 7. This ordinance shall take ef-
feet and be in full force and effect from and
I after the earliest period allowed by law.
W A .HOWE.
I President of Council.
Passed June 5. 1944.
I Attest: W. O. GEIGER.
Clerk of Council.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Boutwell of
Lima, Mrs. Will Boutwell of Ada
spent Wednesday evening with Mr.
and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell.
Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Gallant of
Eagle Township, Mr. and Mrs. Gil
bert Montgomery, Mr. and Mrs. B.
J. Boutwell, Byron Leo Boutwell,
Imajean, Geraldine and Louise Mont
gomery were Sunday dinner guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Vern Dillinger of
near Van Buren.
Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Cribley were
Sunday dinner guests
Mrs. Rayon Boutwell
of Mr. and
Mr. and Mrs. Levi
Thorntown, Ind., were
Monday of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Agin
and son Evan.
Ann and Jane Smith of Arlington
spent a couple of days last week in
the C. M. Heldman home.
Ammonium nitrate now is available
in sufficient amounts for liberal use
in sidedressing any crops where its
application is effective. This ferti
lizer was not available at planting
time for some crops.
I P^eh Used
I Storage be SUFe that the pota-
toes are not placed in the light
THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 1944
FROM ISSUE OF FEB. 3, 1916
A family reunion was held Sunday
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Moore. Those present were Mr. and
Mrs. Ray Nonnamaker, Eldon and
Billy Nonnamaker, Mr. and Mrs. Robt.
Nonnamaker, Eileen and Loretta Mae
Nonnamaker, Mr. and Mrs. A. E.
Holmes, Bernita Holmes, Mr. and Mrs.
B. J. Stratton and family, Mr. and
Mrs. W. B. Kramer, Mr. and Mrs. B.
W. Nonnamaker, Max and Marie Non
namaker, Mr. and Mrs. John Nonna
maker and son Jimmie. John Non
namaker left Monday morning for in
duction in the armed service.
Pvt. Robert D. King of Camp Polk,
La., has been home on a ten day fur
lough visiting his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. M. D. King.
Pvt. Kenneth Wise of Texas is vis
iting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. L.
Wise and friends.
Gene Jordan of the Navy Reserves
at Bowling Green is spending a few
days with his mother, Mrs. Pearl Jor
dan and sister Thelma.
Vera Ludwig and children called on
Ruth Ghaster, Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Kramer called
on Shirley Nonnamaker and Robert
Nonnamaker and family, Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. White, Mr. and
Mrs. Clarence Whistler spent Sunday
in Toledo with Mr. and Mrs. C. C.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Jones, Mr. and
Mrs. Clarence Jones visited Mr. and
Mrs. Lawrence Jones in Orrville, Sun
Mrs. Nathan Ginan and children
returned home after a visit in Delta.
Dr. and Mrs. A. E. King celebrated
the wedding anniversary Sunday.
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