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THURSDAY. JAN. 11. 1945
Directors Elected The Sportsmen’s club has started •on the program of 1945 after con siderable revamping of departments and expansion of its conservation set-up. To date 37 directors have been elected adn some additional di rectorships yet to be filled. Consid erable activity is planned for the Buckeye quarry in cooperation with the town council and Lion's club to promote the park feature and to give financial support to the manage ment of the swimming facilities. Soil and water conservation de partments have been added to the club and stress will be made to help •check the receeding water table in the area thru the planting of trees, building of dams and conservation of woodlots. As an aid to wild life, patch planting of food shrubs, plants and trees will be encouraged and the club will make every effort to aid the State Department of Conserva tion. Complete revamping of the kitch en at the club room is planned, bet ter to handle the fish frys and game suppers which are becoming more and more popular with the member ship. In order to carry on the greatly expanded program ahead of the club this year, Aldine Kohli, club presi dent, urges each member to make it his obligation to get one other per son interested in the program of the club to join up in '45. The club last year had a record of 726 members and this year if each member will obtain another member, $726 addi tional will be available for the use in the conservation program. Officers and directors of the club elected for 1945 are as follows: Pres ident, A. E. Kohli Vice President, .Silas Diller Secretary, Leland Diller CONSERVATION WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (INS)—The government moved swiftly today to im plement the revived “work or-fight” order for men 26 thru 37 in the face of a War Production Board report dis closing that munitions out put for October was two per cent below the “reduced first-of-the-month” schedule. National Selective Service Director Lewis B. Hershey was expected to instruct lo cal boards to begin imme diate review of all defer ments in the 26 thru 37 age group to determine their es sentiality to the war effort. Under the “work-or-fight” Happenings Affecting Woods, Waters and Wildlife By THE BLUFFTON COMMUNITY SPORTSMEN’S CLUB, INC. Treasurer, Gerald Huber. Vice President of Restocking, Ed gar Root. Directors in this depart ment are Fish management, Jess Manges Raccoon management, Al bert Garmotter Rabbit management, Kenneth Dearth Squirrel manage ment, Ralph Reichenbach Pheasant management Roy Clements Partridge and Quail management Gilbert Mont gomery Predator Control, Russel Montgomery Conservation research, William Edwards. Vice President of Game Reserves, Dan Trippiehorn. Directors are: Mo ser reserve, Ezra Moser Rickly re serve .Howard Rickly Rogers re serve, Roy Rogers College reserve, Russel Lantz Gratz reserve, Andrew Gratz Montgomery reserve, Ivan Montgomery. Vice President of Water Conserva tion, Ray Mumma. Directors: Buck eye quarry, Wilbur Fish National quarry, Gerald Clever Water Works quarry, E. C. Stultz Stream—Dam development, Herbert Rupright ana Farm pond development, Millard Herr. Vice President of Soil Conservation, Wilf ord Geiger. Directors: Tree and Patch planting, Harry Barnes. Vice President of Ways and Means, Dallas Berry. Directors: Publicity and Press, Eugene Benroth Photo graphy, Leon Hauenstein Conserva tion Bulletin, Robert Benroth Pro gram, Silas Diller Membership and Flower Sec’y, Ed Waitermire Club Room, Don Corson License Sale, Gail Mumma Refreshements, Her bert Rupright Recreational Sport, Clarence Stonehill. Vice President of Farmer-Sports men Cooperation, Raymond Stratton. Directors in this department will be chosen by members of grange and farm bureaus of the Bluffton com- Swift Action Indicated On New 'Work-Or-Fight’ Order TOOL DESIGNERS TOOL DETAILERS JI DRAFTSMEN MILLWRIGHTS directive issued by War Mobilization Chief James F. Byrnes, all men in this age group not employed in essen tial war jobs will be subject to induction and those leav ing critical-1 isted occupations will be reclassified. Induct ees will replace men released from the armed forces for work in war plants. The renewed draft policy was seen as another step in the government’s determina tion to meet Army demands for some 300,000 workers in critical war programs. It was further heightened by the WPB disclosure that not (Continued On Page Four) Reprinted from the Lima Newi issue of Monday, December 11, 1944 farm bueaus of the Bluffton com munity. Hunting and Fishing license agents are: Sam Stepleton .Charles Dill man, Gail Mumma, Carl Mumma of Bluffton and Don Forche, Beaverdam. Christmas Trees Gathered A truck load of Christmas trees was gathered last Saturday after noon from the homes of Bluffton by Justin Johnson and Bob Wyer. The trees will be used at the Buckeye quarry for construction of fish pro tection areas in the quarry and to build wildlife feeding stations near the quarry site. The truck was fur nished through the generosity of Gerald Foust, of the Mobiloil Gas Station on North Main street. Bluffton Fishing Derby Planned by Sportsment As a result of the keen interest manifested last year in the fishing contest sponsored by the Sportsmen’s club and merchants of Bluffton and nearby communitites another contest on a larger scale will be held again this year. In preparation for the Derby near ly 150 legal size fish of thousands of “lunkers” released in the Buckeye quarry last fall were each tagged with a small metal tag bearing a number. Prizes ranging from War Bonds to merchandise prizes will be offered to the lucky angler who will be able to catch the fish and produce the tag. The contest will open early this spring and club members and boys and girls under the age of 16 years will be eligible to compete for the prize bearing finny denizons. Plans are in progress to offer nearly $500 worth of awards in the contest. Attention! Men Between 26 and 37 Here Are The Fads You Must Consider The Army is furloughing to The Ohio Steel Foundry Company a large number of soldiers to help make, chip, grind, inspect, and prepare for shipment, the steel castings that are so vitally needed at once for our fighting forces across the seas. These men will not be enough, your help is imperative now! Your country needs you—men and women of Allen County and vicinity. Production schedules of vital steel castings must be met. The sooner we do it the fewer of our fighting forces will die. What are you doing in the war effort? Come on out to our plants and see for yourself what part you can do. Make it a personal point not to let our boys down! We fiM-U 'J" CORE FINISHERS COREMAKERS CUTTERS (Acetylene) PATTERN WORKERS WELDERS (Arc-Combination) MACHINISTS MACHINE OPERATORS CHAINMEN CHIPPERS EMERY WHEEL OPERATORS Species of fish tagged with the MUST COMPLY WITH WMC APPLY U. S. E. S. OR The Ohio Steel Foundry Co LIMA, OHIO We Have Just Received Our First Release of Men from the Army to Help Meet Our Critical Man Shortage. WE NEED 800 MEN AT ONCE! Need: HEAT TREAT FURNACE OPERATORS PLANT PROTECTION FIREMEN INSPECTORS LICENSED FIREMEN FOR POWERHOUSE ELECTRICIANS FINISH CARPENTERS PRESS OPERATORS MOLDERS CRANE OPERATORS STENOGRAPHER AND RECEPTIONIST TYPIST Men with mechanical ability capable of mechanical maintenance And many other miscellaneous foundry jobs THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO pay-off numbers include Bass, Blue Gills, Rock Bass, Pickerel, Perch, Crappies .and Channel Catfish. The fishing rights of the quarry are leased to the Sportsmen’s club by the city council. The club plans to assist in the expansion of recreational fa cilities of the Buckeye park the com ing year. Campus Wildlife Cafeterias Are Hubub of Activity The four feeding stations located on the college campus are a hubub of activity as wildlife flock to the grain loaded cafeterias for food. The area surrounding the feeding stations are a maze of criss-crossing animals and bird tracks. Birds of many descriptions—cedar waxwings, turtle doves ,starlings, blue jays, sparrows of many kinds, pheasants, quail and a myriad of others fre quent the feeders daily. Many rab bit tracks abound and squirrel tracks are numerous. Grey and fox squirrels can be seen at the feeders especially near the li brary, at all hours of the day. Feed has been generously distribut ed to the stations and during the holidays. On New Y’ears day while Prof. R. A. Lantz was away on va cation seven bushels of corn and screenings were heaped in the feed- As Length & Under onto Skies told by restrictions on ROCK EASS AND CRAPPIES NAVE BEEN REMOVED AND ANY SIZE FISH OF THESE SPECIES .MAY BE HEPT THE BAB UMlT REMAINS ^TUE SAME^ZQ PER DAY* Every effort is being ‘made TO PROVIDE THE BEST OF HUNTING AND FISHING FOR RETURNING SERVICEMEN* doing a good job of keeping the sta tions well supplied with grain. I Screenings placed on the bare ground I where the heat lines pass thru the k. campus makes an excellent location MH I to feed the birds and the turtle doves RM I which gather in flocks along the line a free feed. KM I People of the community have re jpK| sponded to the appeal of the club to MB I fee(* the birds and small sacks of jggS| screenings for this purpose may be IjML^Ihad free for the asking by applying at the Bluffton News office. The feed will be furnished by the club throughout the the present emergen y I cy. There have been several reports of birds dying and on the Earl Craw- I fis farm Charles Trippiehorn noticed ers by Dave Risser and this writer. I several dead quail which had appar Russel Lantz assisted by other mem-1 ently died of starvation or were froz bers of the college faculty have been! en to death during the blizzard. Beaverdam Conservation Division somewhere in machinst 2-c Norfolk, Va., Verl Reichenbach, with the U. S. N. at spent the past week with his wife and children. Mrs. Carroll Stover and Miss Jane Lewis of Lima were Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lewis and daughter Alice. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Matter and dau ghter Carolyn, Mr. and Mrs. Byron Anderson and daughter Karen of Bluffton were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Cook and Mrs. Wm. Weick. Mrs. Cecil Hartman and daughter were brought from the Bluffton hos pital to the home of Mrs. Etta YTant. Delmer Beery, Jr., spent the past week with Mrs. Carl Schmidt and Mrs. Cynthia Elliott at Perrysburg. Lt. Robert Edwards and wife spent the past week with Mr. and Mi's. Carl Barnum. Miss Ruth Durkee was a Wednes day evening caller of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Fisher at Cairo. James Solomon is a patient at St. Rita’s Hospital in Lima. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Bushey attend ed the funeral of Mrs. Ida Kerns at Gomer, Sunday afternoon. F. C. Skinner is a patient at St. Rita’s Hospital in Lima. Richland Center Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Badertscher and family were Sunday djnner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Sam BAdert scher. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Matter and family were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clair family. Mr. and Mrs. Sunday evening Ernest Gratz. Leiber and Old Christmas the The Ladies Aid society of Church of Christ met at the home of Mrs. Nettie Young, Wednesday after noon with Mrs. Mae Bailey assistant hostess. Members present were Mrs. Elmer Walthers, Mrs. Esther Lom bard, Mrs. Earl Bowers, Mrs. Walter Beck, Mrs. Stanley Vertner, Mrs. Frank Lewis, Rev. and Mrs. Ray mond Peterson, Mrs. Scott Lewis and the hostess. Mrs. Rosamond Marshall recently received word that her husband Pfc. Ralph N. Marshall is England. and Hilty and Mr. and Mrs. Philip daughter Minerva, Mr. Wilford Gratz, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Schaublin and family were Sunday evening callers of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Schaublin and Mrs. daughter Rachel. J. L. Gratz called on Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gerber and Mr. and Mrs. family were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Marion Hochstettler and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Tschiegg and family were Thursday evening call ers of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rusmisel. Miss Mary Amstutz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Amstutz and Frank Sims were united in marriage last Thursday evening in Lima. They will reside in Bluffton. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Dillman and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Emory Basinger and family were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Martha Basinger and David Amstutz. Even ing callers were Mrs. Amos Lugin buhl and Glenna Swick. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schaublin and daughters Rachel and Mrs. Wil- trees PILED INTO FEEDING SHELTERS ARE OF GREAT VALUE 70 WILD UFE DURING ICE AND SNOW STURMS* ford Gratz, Mrs. C. F. Niswander, Mr. and Mrs. H. 0. Hilty, Mrs. Will Hilty, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hilty all of this place were among those that attended funeral services Saturday afternoon at Columbus for Mrs. Edna Anspach. Services were also held for her on Sunday afternoon at Ada and burial was in the Wood lawn cemetery at Ada. Other assets pledged to secure de] (including notes and bills sold under repurchase agre Deposits secured by pledged assets of law State of Ohio, County of Allen, I, E. C. Romey, cashier of the that the above statement is true to REPORT OF CONDITION OF The Citizens National Bank OF BLUFFTON, IN THE STATE OF OHIO, AT THE CLOSE OF BUSI NESS ON DECEMBER 30TH. 1944. PUBLISHED IN RESPONSE TO A CALL MADE BY COMPTROLLER OF THE CURRENCY, UNDER SEC TION 5211, U. S. REVISED STATUTES Loans and discounts (including $47.77 overdrafts) United States Government obligations, direct* and guaranteed Obligations of States and political subdivisions Other bonds, notes, and debentures .. Corporate stocks (including $4,500.00 stock of Federal Reserve bank .-------------------- y... r.. Cash, balances with other banks, including reserve balance, and cash items in process of collection Bank premises owned $13,800.00, furniture and fixtures $2,857.00 Sworn to and subscribed before Correct—Attest: C. H. Smit Total Liabilities 82,764,547.91 CAPITAL ACCOUNTS Capital Stock: Common stock, total par Surplus „..l Undivided profits I. Reserves (and retirement account for preferred stock) Total Capital Accounts 1 Total Liabilities and Capital A $2,966,814.44 unts MEV PAGE THREE Rockport Miss Ruth Freet who is employed in Lima, spent Sunday with her par ents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Freet. The January meeting of the Profit and Pleasure club will be held in the home of Mrs. Harold Marshall, Wed nesday afternoon of next week with the following program: Roll call, “At the Table,” in charge of Mrs. F. C. Marshall Topic, selected, Mrs. Ed gar Begg. Miss Madeline Bixel, who spent a prolonged holiday here due to impass able roads, returned to her teaching duties in Rittman, Sautrday. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Van Meter were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Freet and daughter Ruth. Franklin Mayberry Sl/c who re cently graduated at Pensacola, Fla., and spent a week’s leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Mayberry, left Sunday night for a Naval base in Connecticut to continue his train ing. Miss Grace Freet received a box of lovely roses last week from Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jagger who left for Cal ifornia last fall and are at present with Mr. Jagger’s sister, Mrs. Long worth at Covena. The weather there now is like a May day hene with poin settias and roses in profusion around th ehomes. Oh, for a few May days here to get rid of our snow. As I write this a car is stuck in front of the house, every tree and shrub is covered with frost and a bit of sun would make the world a fairy land, but a mighty chilly one. News Want-ads bring results. Total Assets $2,966,814.44 LI A BI Demand deposits of individuals, partne Time deposits of individuals, partnersh Deposits of United States Government Deposits of States and political subdiv Other deposits (certified and cashier’s Total Deposits I OR AN DA T'LZ osits md/o(per liabilities discosintJ|fyand securities ment£/ iursuant to requirements Nyalgesic Is a good friend to all of those who indulge in sports or muscle-tiring work, for muscles will stand for just so much abuse without complaining. NYALGESIC A warms the tissues—fools the pain. A few drops of this all-purpose liniment rubbed on, soothes strains and sprains, doesn't stain or blister. In handy-to-use, shaker-top bottle, an economical, invigorating liquid pain balm—that’s NYALGESIC. A. Hauenstein & Son Notice To Dog Owners Dog tags are now on sale in Bluffton at Community Market, Zelma Ingalls, deputy. Males and Spayed Females $1.00 Females $3.00 January 20, 1945, is the deadline for buying tags with out penalty. FLOYD B. GRIFFIN Allen County Auditor $ 344,269.61 1,330,981.06 240,898.71 57,225.61 TIES •ships, and corporations ps, and corporations including postal savings) Mons lhecks, etc.) 2,764,547.91 4,500.00 972,282.45 16,657.00 $1,401,102.45 1,221,182.10 1,125.00 74,501.24 66,637.12 75,000.00 75,000.00 45,266.53 7,000.00 202,266.53 $41,000.00 $74,501.24 ss: above-named bank, do solemnly swear the best of my knowledge and beliief. E.C. ROMEY,Cashier. me this 6th day of January, 1945. Leland Diller, Notary Public. H. P. Huber, Edu in Amstutz, Directors.