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ALLEN COUNTY Fine Lima Grocer In Contempt Case Walton, Lima grocer, re suspended six-month jail and a $1,000 fine wher contempt of federal court Orville reived a sentence found in following complaint filed by the trict OPA office. Judge Frank L. Kloeb, in find Walton guilty of violating a Dec. 1943 court order restraining from violating OPA regulations ,ord ered the suspension contingent upon payment of the fine within five days. The court took similar action in the case of Morris Sturgis, Kenton meat dealer in suspending the prison sentence, but assessed a $500 fine. Mr. Sturgis also was convicted of violating an injunction issued last Jan. 4 regarding compliance with OPA regulations. Father Of Triplets Is Lima Seaman one buck. sea San Richard DeWeese, 26-year-old man, second class, stationed at surprising Diego, Calif., received news. DeWeese became the triplets ,a boy and two Lima hospital attaches reported the 27-year-old mother and the triplets “all doing fine”. father of girls, and Physicians said the boy, who was born first, weighed six pounds and six ounces. His sisters weighed four pounds 15 ounces, and six pounds 10 ounces, respectively. 150 CHICKEN ing. Three geese, NEWS NOTES FROM FOUR COUNTIES The DeWeeses Lima home 1 months later. him We will offer for sale at public auction on what known as the Steinbrenner farm, located 3 miles south Bluffton and 6 miles east of Beaverdam and 1 mile north on Hancock-Allen county line, on Tuesday, December 19th at 1:00 O’clock The following property: 2 HORSES—Team Bay mares, 12 years old, sound and good workers. COW—Jersey cow, 5 years old, fresh first of April. HOG—Spotted Poland China sow, bred. 35 SHEEP—14 coarse wool ewes, 3 years old, bred 10 coarse wool ewes, 4 years old,, bred 10 feeding lambs FEED tons good 5—Triple A White Leghc 1 gander. Two ducks. FARM MACHINERY Hay loader McCormick mower, 6 ft. mounted harness with housings 5-shovel horse cultivator garden plow steel harrow 4-wheel trail er on rubber, extra wheel stock rack and grain bed 2 log chains log boomer 2 sheep feeding racks 14X12 ft. 12-ft. hexagon brooder house, new ho rabbit hutch, 12 individual pens brooder 2,00 chick capacit farm fence 6 farm gates 8 gallon water fountain new corn shelter sling articles not mentioned. couple United Effort To Aid Vets Urged By Editor Grove Patterson, editor of The Toledo Blade, told 225 Lima club men that Americans must have a united spirit to win the war and an equally united spirit to be ready to help the returning service men when the war is won. Mr. Patterson told Kiwanians and Cooperative Club members that of the four million Americans under arms in World War I only one of every 80 found adequate provision for his welfare on his return. Vote Council Pay Boost Lima councilmen voted to double the salaries of future councilmen, in creasing them from $300 to $600 a year. Other city salary increases were submitted as charter amend ments and were approved by voters last month. Search Ends For Miss ing Lima Mother Fears expressed at Lima by Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Masterpole that their daughter, Mrs. Ruth May, 24, had met with violence, were erased when Lima police reported Mrs. May had taken a job in Delphos. Mrs. May, wife of a soldier now Public Sale of rn pullets, lay- cut set br cultivator house 8X12 ft., new 500 chick capacity oil 12 and 14 ft. chicken feeders 12 ft pulley swing and other hay 60 shocks bundled HAZEL & LOUIS HEFNER, Owners Perhans This 5s Your Last Chance- Perhaps this Sixth War Loan Drive will be the last, the last chance for you on the home front to do what our fighting boys believe and hope you’ll do in return for what many are dying for. Remember, when you buy Bonds you’re not giving, you’re actually lending. That’s right, lending money to our soldiers so they can win the toughest, bloodiest fight for their lives and ours. Buy Bonds today for Victory tomorrow and then for the many new gas appliances you’ll need and want. WEST OHIO GAS CO and the mother of a five daughter, left Lima two o, the parents told police, s had been employed in a restau- Two Men Indicted By Allen Grand Jury Clarence Coffman, 54, was indicted by an Allen county grand jury on a charge of harboring and concealing Louis Martine, 25, of Youngstown, and Samuel Bonecutter, 18, of Co lumbus, following their escape from Lima state hospital. Coffman’s son, Clarence, 26, was indicted on a similar charge several weeks ago but the fused to indict the wife, Dorothy. grand jury re Elder Coffman’s that the two and Bonecutter Officials charged men hid Martine both before and after they robbed and bound three persons in a farm home near Lima and kidnapped an other man in their unsuccessful at tempt to escape. Lima Pilot Credited With 2 Nazi Planes Maj. Paul A. Conger, Lima, fight er pilot, was credited with the de struction of two German planes dur ing air battles over the Rhine Valley between Coblenz and Bingen, the As sociated Press reported from London. HANCOCK COUNTY Arcadia Mayor To Be Deputy Sheriff John Arnet, mayor of Arcadia for the past three years, has resigned to become deputy sheriff of Han cock county. Findlay Seaman Killed In Action William E. Clingerman, quarter master, third class, U. S. navy, was killed in action in the South Pacific area, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wil liam F. Clingerman of Findlay, have been informed. Urge Retention Of Twp. Governments Joe R. Thomas, Hayesville, presi dent of the Ohio Association of Township Trustees and Clerks, told Hancock County association members that the township must retain its place as a unit of government if the county seats are not to rule the county governments without those in outlying townships having a voice. Findlay Airport In Post War Plans A billion dollar program of air port construction and improvement for the postwar period as announced by the Civil Aeronautics Administra tion includes a $270,000 grant for the Findlay airport. $45,000 Back Pay Given Boss Employees The Boss Glove Manufacturing company of Findlay distributed a to tal of $45,000 in back wages to all employes who have been on the com pany’s rolls at any time since Nov. 2, 1942, according to announcement by W. E. Houck, manager. a 10 per company 1942, but The amount represents cent increase which the sought to pay on Nov. 2, which was rejected at that time by THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO the war labor board on grounds that the company previously had granted three five per cent increases. The WLB now has authorized the in crease and payment will be retro active to that date. le-elect O. D. Donnell Officer Of A. P. I. O. D. Donnell, president of the Ohio Oil company, has been re elected treasurer of the American Petroleum Institute for the coming year. He also continues as a mem ber of the board of directors and of the executive committee. Boy Falls From Hay mow, Seriously Hurt Arthur Ray Sheldon, 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Sheldon of near Findlay, suffered a possible frac tured skull and possible internal in juries in a 25-foot fall from a hay mow at his farm home. He is in Findlay Hospital. HARDIN COUNTY Elected Team Captain Lloyd Van Atta, quarterback and fullback of the undefeated Ada High school football team, was elected honorary captain by the squad mem bers. Fair Board Elects Bert Frederick of Pleasant town ship has been elected director-at large of the Hardin County Agri cultural society. Ohio Couple Wed 60 Years Mr. and Mrs. Jason L. Cole of Mt. Blanchard celebrated their 60th wed ding anniversary recently at their home on the farm where Mr. Cole was born. He is a retired minister of the Christian Union faith. Honor Ada Lodge Veterans Ada Masonic Lodge awarded Ells worth E. McAlpin, J. Frank Horner of Ada, and Frank Hursh of Alger, 50-year veterans medals at a cere mony recently. Kenton, Ridgeway Sergeants Killed Sergt. John William McKinley, 25, was killed in action in France No vember 18, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arlo McKinley of east of Kenton, were notified. Previously be had been retported as missing in action. Sergt. McKinley entered service Feb. 7,1942, and had been overseas since August. Staff Sergt. Ernest Kennedy, 26, of Ridgeway, was killed in action in France Nov. 15, the War Depart ment has notified his wife, the form er Freda Shaw. PUTNAM COUNTY To Open Youth Center At Ottawa The youth center being set up in the former Masonic temple at Ot tawa may be open in time for the Christmas holiday period it was learned from officials in charge. Freak Calf Born A male calf with five legs and six feet is attracting much attention at the Henry Inkrott farm three and one-half miles west of Leipsic. The animal is of Brown Swiss and Guern sey ancestry. The fifth leg extends from the right shoulder and has two perfectly formed feet on it. At last reports the freak animal was thriving and many friends and neighbors have called to see the five-legged calf. $15,000 Awarded By Court In Ottawa A Putnam county grand jury re turned a verdict in favor of the plaintiff at Ottawa in the alienation of affections suit of Lenore Harris vs. Hugh Harris, Eva Harris and Pauline Japel. The jury voted elev en to one to award the plaintiff $15,000. Mrs. Lenore Harris asked for $50,000. The counsel for the defendants in dicated that a motion for a new trial would be made before the expiration of the three-day period allowed by law for such action. Pandora Soldier Killed In Action Melvin M. Hilty, Jr., 20, serving with the 90th Division of General Patton’s army, was killed in action Thursday, Nov. 9, in France, ac cording to a telegram sent by the adjutant general and received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Hilty of Pandora. Leipsic Man’s Corn Harvested By Good Neighbors The old saying, “a friend in need is a friend indeed”, was clearly dem onstrated at Leipsic when friends and neighbors numbering 35 gather ed with tractors, teams, corn huskers (including the old-fashioned husk ing-peg), corn pickers, shovels, forks and various other implements at the country home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hummon, one mile east of Leipsic. They came for the purpose of completing the harvesting of the corn crop which had been started by Mr. Hummon before his confinement in the Findlay hospital as a result of a broken leg and pelvic bone due to a fall from the hay mow in his barn on the evening of Nov. 5. The day’s work consisted of “picking” over 13 acres of heavy corn and shredding and cribbing 1,000 bushels. Putnam Contest Won By Pandora Girl Marilyn Steiner, of Pandora, will represent Putnam county in the Fifth Congressional Prince of Peace contest later this month. Miss Steiner won the Putnam County Prince of Peace contest held in the Trinity Methodist church at Pandora and received a silver medal in addition to a place in the district contest. Acid Burns Student Public Sale Don Heitzman, 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harle Heitzman, of Cloverdale, sustained painful facial burns when sulphuric used in test ing milk was accidentally spilled in the agricultural class room at Con tinental-Palmer rural school at Con tinental. The accident happened when Heitzman slipped in class and the bottle of acid he was lifting to a shelf fell to the floor. LaFayette ULUNN nshshrdluishrdluigh-laaaa Past Matrons of Eastern Star lodge met at the home of Mrs. Irene Boyd. Present were: Mrs. Anna Cochen spiarger, Mrs. Grace Vorhees, Mrs. Irene Stump, Mrs. Helen Greenwait, Mrs. Blanche Heiser, Mrs. Daisy Lud wig, Mrs. Mrtha Hiett, Mrs. Dor othy Hall, Mrs. Daisy Heiser, Mrs. Daisy Arnold, Mrs. Eva McClure, Mrs. Marie White, Mrs. Rose Stevenson, Mrs. Hallie Coo, Mrs. Eve Sherrick, Mrs. Ethel Heiser, Mrs. Eda Hall and the hostess. Because of my son entering the armed services, the under signed will sell at public auction, at my farm 2 miles east of Bluffton on State Route 103, on Saturday, Dec. 16 AT 12:30 O’CLOCK The following property: ____ -"ETTe STOCK CATTLE—Jersey cow 4 years old with calf by side spotted cow 6 years old with calf by side Brown Swiss heifer 2 years old, to freshen in March Jersey cow 10 years old Jersey cow 6 years old 2 roan cows 4 years old steer 8 months old. HOGS—2 Spotted Poland China sows 15 shoats averaging 50 pounds. FARM MACHINERY John Deere tractor Model on rubber with cultivators David Bradley 12 inch tractor plows on rubber Oliver 14 inch single bot tom tractor plow walking and riding breaking plows double disc 2-section spike tooth harrow 2-section spring tooth harrow Oliver 9 ft. cultipacker Black Hawk corn planter with chain Van Brunt 12 disc grain drill John Deere 8 ft. grain binder, like new John Deere corn binder with carrier Dain hay loader 2 Turnbull wagons with racks 6 ft. McCormick-Deering mower DeLaval cream separator complete set taps and dies and other items. FEED—200 bushels corn in crib also corn in shock 10 tons clover hay stack wheat straw. TERMS—CASH. Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Hall were Sun day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edison Hall and sons of Lima. Hugh Robinson spent a furlough with his parents recently. Mrs. Bess Brackney attended a club Mrs. Olivia Niswander, Owner Thrapp & Warren, Aucts. Russell Ream & Wade Marshall, Clerks meeting Thursday at Mrs. Geneiveve Pugh’s home in Beaverdam. The Sempre Fidelis and Keystone classes of the Methodist church met at the home of Mrs. Raychel Rex, Wed nesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Coon and son of Lima, Mrs. Josie Hall, Mrs. Eda Hall, Miss Jennie Robert were Sunday call er of Mrs. Bertha Desenberg. 202 West Market HAY Are you ready with plenty of cash to attend the public sales in your community? No need to pass up something you need for the lack of ready money. Hold onto your bonds. Don’t sacrifice a thing. Simply get extra cash anytime you wish at The City Loan. $1,000,000 has been set aside forjsw^JT residents this fall. $1,000 or less for anyone who fan use it. Special terms. Reasonable cost. See us for cash anytime. And when you go to buy implements or whatever you need, ask your dealer for The City Loan pldn. It’s made to order for you. DE LAVAL SPEEDWAY MAGNETIC MILKER—2 single units, with solution rack, used only two years. McCORMICK-DEERING ELECTRIC CREAM SEPARATOR NO. 3—Almost new, used very little. 49 FALL PIGS—Double immuned. 500 LEGHORN PULLETS—Vaccinated for Chicken Pox, good health and laying 50%. FARM IMPLEMENTS Rubber tired wagon with good grain bed Weber wagon with grain bed two wheel trailer with stock rack low steel wheel wagon. The following McCormick-Deering machines: 6 ft. grain binder 5 ft. mower side rake web loader rotary hoe manure spreader single row cultivator Black Hawk corn planter with fertilizer attachment Van Brunt 10 hole grain drill with fertilizer and seed attachment John Deere gang plow’, 12-in. bottoms Case two-row cultivator 7 ft. disc spike tooth harrow 405 walking plow 404 walking plow single shovel plow one-horse plow Warner electric brooder, 500 capacity electric tool grinder 11 good hog coops, almost new 2 hog feeders 50-gallon fountain tank fountain barrel fountain two sets work harness 3 fly nets 10 horse collars large 2-place iron plate for kettles iron kettle copper kettle lard press cheese press block and tackle poultry equipment electric timer for lights, on and off log chain: cans new Warren, Auctioneers Thrapp & THURSDAY, DEC. 14, 1944 NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT The State of Ohio. Allen County, m. Estate of (Daymond) Jack Filhart, Deceased, Eugene T. Lippincott of Faurot Bldg., Lima. Ohio, has been appointed and qualified as Ad ministrator of the estate of (Daymond) Jack Filbert, late of Allen County, Ohio, deceased. Dated this 30th day of November. 1944. RAYMOND P. SMITH. Probate Judge. War Bonds make excellent Christ mas Gifts. MONEY to bid at the The CityLojin Paul Sdhoenlein, Mgr. Phone 73511 Lima, Ohio Public Sale Our sale previously announced for Tuesday, December 12 has been postponed because of impassable roads blocked with heavy snow and will be held on our farm 1 mile north and mile east of Pandora, on Monday, Dec. 18th at 12:30 2 HORSES—1 aged bay mare 1 bay horse 5 years old good work team. 10 MILK COWS—6 Guernsey cows| 2 Holstein cows, one giving nice flow of milk, the other coming fresh 1 black cow was fresh eight weeks ago 1 red cow 10 years old.. These have produced on the average 5800 pounds a month sihee early spring. All cows Bangs and T. B. tested, and are good milk cows. Guernsey heifer coming fresh Holstein heifer calf, 10 months old. flat bottom sled bob sled feed sacks milk 9-7X13-7 canvass power corn sheller beet lifter. & GRAIN—1400 bushels corn in crib 8 tons mixed hay. TERMS—CASH. AMOS & HERBERT HILTY Proper Feeding Pays Dividends FEEDS Shirl Hatfield, Clerk coyn feeding will produce pork— Bpt his hogs were not ready for Old-fashioned slop and Grandpa proved that! __________ ___ ____ v __ market in six months. balanced feeds will help you move your hogs, to market in less time at less cost for feed. For best results and greater profits, try Glid dens 40% Hog Supplement, or Hubbard Sunshine 40% Supplement. The Bluffton Milling Co DEAD STOCK REMOVED WITHOUT PAY BUCKEYE REDUCTION COMPANY, Findlay, Ohio Phone MAIN 475 Collect BRANCH OF FOSTORIA ANIMAL PRODUCTS, INC.