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Fine Lima Grocer In
Contempt Case
Walton, Lima grocer, re
suspended six-month jail
and a $1,000 fine wher
contempt of federal court
reived a
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.
Richard DeWeese, 26-year-old
man, second class, stationed at
Diego, Calif., received
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.
ing. Three geese,
The DeWeeses
Lima home 1
months later.
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.
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.
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
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
rn pullets, lay-
cut set br
house 8X12 ft., new
500 chick capacity oil
12 and 14 ft. chicken feeders
12 ft
swing and other
hay 60 shocks bundled
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.
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.
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
1942, but
The amount represents
cent increase which the
sought to pay on Nov. 2,
which was rejected at that time by
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
units, with solution rack, used only two years.
NO. 3—Almost new, used very little.
49 FALL PIGS—Double immuned.
500 LEGHORN PULLETS—Vaccinated for Chicken Pox, good
health and laying 50%.
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
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.
Probate Judge.
War Bonds make excellent Christ
mas Gifts.
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.
Proper Feeding Pays Dividends
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%
The Bluffton Milling Co
Phone MAIN 475 Collect

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