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ALLEN COUNTY Vote Salary Increase For Lima Teachers A salary schedule for public school teachers providing an increase of an estimated $22,000 in the annual pay roll was approved by a three to two vote by the Lima board of education.. The new schedule becomes effective immediately. 8,500 Names On Honor Roll With the addition of approximately 300 name strips to the Allen County Honor Roll at the court house, near ly 8,500 names now are included on the roll, officials of the Allen Coun ty American Legion War Memorial, Inc., sponsors of the project, an nounced. Aged Farmer Spends Night On House Roof When John Gerdeman, 70, a re tired farmer of Delphos, started to repair the roof of his rural home he did not anticipate putting in over time, but when he quit he spent the entire night on the roof. Wind had blown down his ladder THE A. C. & Y. RAILROAD NEEDS BRAKEMEN BOILERMAKERS MACHINISTS CAR REPAIRMEN SECTIONMEN TELEGRAPH OPERATORS BRIDGE AND BUILDING CARPENTERS,' Must meet WMC Requirements. These are full jp«l£uine jobs and good possibilities 1 for postwar work. Liberal railroad retirement and unemployment benefits. Call at the nearest A. C. & Y. station and the agent will give you complete infr rjnation. The Akron, panton & Youngstown lailroad Co. 29ft ANNUAL SALE OF THE Auglaize Co. Short horn Breeders Association BROAD HOOKS' LEADER Owned by Geo. N. Ffcher & Sons Wapakoneta. ©hio Mon., April 23, 1945 AT 12 O'CLOCK', SHARP Sale at Wapakoneta Fairgrounds, Wapakoneta, Ohio 72 HEAD OF THE BEST SHORTHORNS EVER SOLD BY THIS FAMOUS BREEDERS ASSOCIATION W. H.STEVA, Manager. .’’t NEWS NOTES FROM FOUR COUNTIES and he failed in efforts to attract the attention of motorists and neigh bors until 7 A. M. $960,000 In Bill For New Lima Airport Obaining of a grant of $960,000 for Lima and postwar airport con struction is included in the plans of Senator Fred L. Adams (R-Bowling Green) whose bill for a five-man aviation board was submitted to the senate commerce and labor committee for initial hearing. The hearing marked the first step to enable Ohio to obtain a proposed $31,000,000 federal grant for post war airport construction as Adams proposed establishment of the state board. Adams told the committee that the Civil Aeronautics Administration was proposing in Congress legislation which would provide the huge sum for the construction of approximately 250 airports in Ohio. Among the projects proposed by CAA, and the costs, are the follow ing. Lima, $960,000 Delphos, $25, 000 Ada, $17,000 Findlay, $370, 000 Wapakoneta, $64,000 Saint Marys, $305,000 Kenton, $305,000 Bowling Green, $64,000 and Belle fontaine, $64,000. Lima Schools Benefit In Bill Senate Passes Legislative approval of the Dan iels-Cramer bill, which already has passed the Senate, would provide the Lima schools with enough money to return to a nine-and-a-half-month school year, Supt. J. McLean Reed estimated. It would provide some $30,000 more for Lima schools than the sum proposed in Governor Lausche’s bud get, Mr. Reed said Plan Delphos Airport An airport will be built at Del phos on a site this summer on the Fred Schramm farm, where it is planned to build a six-plane hangar, a local fliers’ group announced. Eighteen local citizens fly planes and own three planes. Re-elect Health Head Carl F. Herbold was re-elected president of the Allen County Tuber culosis and Health Association. Fire Threatens Lima Landmark Four city firemen of Lima were overcome by smoke recently while fighting a stubborn blaze in the basement of a business establish ment which threatened destruc tion of the Faurot building, a down town Lima landmark. HANCOCK COUNTY Findlay Dog Wins Blondie owned by Richard Brown of Columbus, won the derby event at the Columbus Bird Dog Club’s an nual spring field trials. Miss Joe Willing, owned by W. E. Ellis of Findlay, took the all-age stake, and Hoge’s Texas Ranger, entry of Vin cent Hoge of Cincinnati, captured the puppy stake. Two Brothers Die In War Third Returns To Base Upon the request of his father, J. H. Shrider, of Findlay, following the LISTEN BROTHER.. I'M SPEAKING FOR MY GANG!....... WE WANT THE BEST BANNER CHICK STARTER MASH Chicks do know th* difference! They show it in faster growth and sound development. The first few weeks are important—chicks need fresh feed that contains the protein, vitamins and minerals essential to building flesh, bone and feathers. Our chick start er fills the bill—it is— Ih'eHUBBARO SUNSHINE This mash contains Pratt’s C-Ka-Gene. Stops heavy losses from Bloody Coccidiosis. Price $3.70 Per Cw t. The Bluffton Milling Co. Jr* death of two brothers in action, Fire man 1/c Richard Shrider has been released from active sea duty. He will be stationed at Great Lakes naval base following a 25-day leave. Pvt. Clarence Shrider was killed in Italy in April, 1944, and Staff Sergt. Gerald Shrider was killed in the invasion of Normandy. Van Buren Woman Killed In Mishap Miss Wilma June Okuley, 22, of near Van Buren, was killed in a night accident when her automobile crashed into the rear of a parked truck at Findlay. Police said Thomas Weaver, 24, Celina, driver of the truck, reported he had parked his truck to take a nap, and was asleep when the crash occurred. Miss Okuley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Okuley, was employed at a filling station in Findlay. Salvage Company Gets Meat Found In Ditch Sheriff Clarence C. Marsh has dis posed of 186 pounds of cured hams and shoulders to a meat salvage company after it was removed from a ditch northeast of Findlay. How the 40 hams and shoulders came to be placed in a water-filled ditch on a farm operated by Norman Priest remains a mystery, the sheriff said. Has Second Accident At Same Spot Like lightning, accidents appar ently can strike twice in the same spot. An automobile collided with a farm wagon driven by Harold P. Luzador, 20, Carey, and he suffered a sprain ed elbow and body bruises. The accident occurred three miles east of Findlay in Carey Road, where Mr. Luzador suffered a frac tured skull Jan. 6, 1941, in a similar mishap. Cite Mt. Cory Man For Bravery In Action Staff Sgt. Edwin Kent Brayton, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. O. Brayton of Mt. Cory, has been awarded the Bronze Star medal. Sergeant Bray ton has been overseas 21 months. He has been in the Hawaiian islands and Australia, spent a year in New Guinea, and was in the invasion of Leyte. HARDIN COUNTY Honor Hardin Red Cross Chapter The Red Cross chapter serving Ada, Alger, McGuffey and surround ing townships, has received a certifi cate of honor from national Red Cross headquarters for distinguished achievement in the 1945 war fund drive. Final figures showed total of $5,318.61, exceeding the chapter quota of $4,100 by $1,218.61. Land Sale Nets §2,000 More than $2,000 were realized at the delinquent tax land sale conduct ed at Kenton by County Auditor W. B. Wilson, he announced following completion of the auction of more than 100 parcels of land. Buddy Dies Cpl. Norman Reese, with Patton’s army, wrote his parents, of Ada, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Reese, that one of his buddies was shot and killed while reaching in his pocket for a piece of chocolate for which the youth had begged. Kenton Youth Hurt Robert Scott, 17„ son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Scott of Kenton, was in a serious condition in McKitrick Hospital after his motorcycle col lided with a car and a truck. He suffered a broken leg, head cuts and a possible skull fracture. Five Hardin Men Are Wounded In Action Three Ada men and one Alger man were reported wounded recently. They are: Staff Sgt. Joe E. Ellison, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ellison of Ada. He wrote his parents that he had been hit in the hip and elbow. This makes the third time that he has been wounded. First wounds were received at Brest on Dec. 15, then again he was wounded around the first of the year following the “Battle of the Bulge”. Pfc. Melvin Eugene Hoyt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gather Hoyt, of Ada has been slightly wounded on Iwo Jima with the Fourth Marines, ac cording to a letter from him. He stated that after his wounds were dressed on another island at a rest camp, he was returned to duty. Pfc. Brice C. Danner, son of Mrs. E. E. McAlpin, of Ada, was hos- THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO At pitalized from wounds in the left arm and back on Feb. 26 in the Sieg fried line. Pfc. Carl W. Scott, son of Mrs. Lucy Streets, of Alger, has been wounded in the Philippines and has received the Purple Heart. He is a member of Co. H, 148th infantry and has been overseas 35 months with the 37th division. Second Lieut. Dwight H. Huston, 28, of Kenton, husband of the former Verna Kemper, of Ada, was ser iously wounded in action in Germany March 27 according to word re ceived by his wife from the war de partment. School Head Resigns L. E. McKinley, against whom a citizens’ committee arose this spring to protest his re-employment, re signed as superintendent of public school at Kenton, effective June.30. Declaring that he was resigning for what he considered the best in terests of the Kenton schools, Mr. McKinley refused a one-year renewal of his contract. He is serving his 13th year. Mr. McKinley came to Kenton from Port Clinton, and prior to that he had served as principal of Bowl ing Green and Bryan High Schools. He also had been a teacher at Van Wert. The Board of Education accepted the resignation and that of Charles W. Secoy, principal of Kenton High school. No successors to either have been considered. Name Regional Home Economics Officers The Northwestern regional home economics club of Hardin, Putnam, Wyandot and Hancock counties, meeting in Arlington, elected the following officers: President, Pat Grohoske, Arling ton vice president, Joanna Shobor, McCutcheonville, secretary, Margarey Scott Ada, advisor, Miss Marjorie Swarat, Arcadia. The Arlington club received the award of merit certificate at cere monies. Child Dies Father Is War Prisoner Sergt. Gaylord V. Jordan, whose home is near Duikirk, now a pris oner of war in Germany, will never see his child, born April 1. The child died Friday evening. PUTNAM COUNTY Ottawa Council Plans No Time Change Ottawa will remain on its present time schedule during the summer months if members of council retain their present attitude toward the time question, Mayor T. F. McElroy stated, after questioning solons on the matter. The change, however, was not discussed at their previous regular meetings. The mayor stated that Ottawa did not change to the faster time last summer, and that that program seemed to work smoothly and favor ably. It is for that reason that the council again proposes no time change for this year. Putnam Red Cross Nets $17,402 ......■ A total of $17,402 was contributed by Putnam county residents to the American Red Cross in the 1945 War Fund drive, it was reported by Coun ty Chairman E. B. Unverferth. This total is $5,102 over the quota of $12,300 set for the county. The Jungle Boats 1 THIS ODD SIGHT—a truck-full of assault boats in the middle of primitivt jungle—was photographed deep in central Burma. The British and Indian soldiert taking fabled Mandalay had to fight their way through jungle, scrub and swamp, bringing their own boats with them to cross the many streams and rivers. These boats are being unloaded in the jungle ready for the British 36th Division’s cross ing of the Shweli River. At zero hour, the troops carry their boats through the jungle down to the river’s edge. /'.. i r- js «■„. i (United Nations Photoj chairman stated most of the 15 townships in the county exceeded their quotas but the individual re ports were not quite complete. Sewage Plant Visits Are Made Members of the village councils from Ottawa and Continental and the mayors of the two villages made a trip to Coldwater, Covington and Piqua for the purpose of inspecting the disposal plants and sewage sys tems of these cities. Both Ottawa and Continental are contemplating the construction of disposal plants and sewage systems, and officials of both villages are in specting such plants in operation in order to determine what types of systems would best meet the de mands of their respective communi ties. After making a study of these plants and various plants, the offi cials will decide what steps are to be taken to secure the proper plants for the towns they represent. Jail Putnam Youth Following Mishap Doyle Martz, 18, of Columbus Grove, pleaded guilty to a charge of driving without a permit when ar raigned before Judge A. A. Slay baugh in the Putnam county com mon pleas court. Martz was fined $150 and costs and sentenced to 30 days in the coun ty jail while his right to drive was suspended for one year. The defend ant admitted in court he was driving without a permit when his car struck and fatally injured Robert McDougle, 18, of Leipsic as the lat ter was changing a tire near Colum bus Grove. Sheriff Arnold Potts filed the charge after learning Martz had been operating his car with a tem porary permit which had expired two months before the accident oc curred and the youth had not ap plied for a permanent permit. Two Putnam Youths Freed From Jail Two youths were fined $50 and costs each by Mayor Thomas Mc Elroy of Ottawa when they pleaded guilty to reduced charges which grew out of a stabbing affair. Original charges of cutting with intent to wound or kill were filed against Mike Morales, 18, and Ru dolfo Gonzales, 19, and they were bound over to the Putnam county grand jury. However, they were permitted to plead guilty to charges of assault and battery. The pair paid their fines and were released from the county jail. News Want-ads bring results. SWIFT & CO COLUMBUS GROVE DAILY MARKET. HOGS— 160 to 400 400 up. SOWS ................. STAGS .............. COWS— 1460 1435 1385 1350 .. 1300 900 650 550 Good .............. Cutters .......... Canners ........ Calves ................ Spring Lambs .. Ewes, Good .... Ewes, Thin .... 105C 850 650 1600 1550 700 500 650 400 Richland Center Wm. Amstutz Jr. of Valley Forge Hospital, Pheonixville, Pa., is spend ing a ten day leave with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Amstutz and son. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Jump and son of Ada spent Saturday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Chidester and son. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hochstettler and family and Miss Bernice Zim merman were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Zimmerman and son Dick of Toledo. Miss LaDonna Basinger of Indian apolis, Ind., spent the past week with her grandmother Mrs. Martha Ba singer and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Luginbuhl called Sunday afternoon at the Amos and Robert Gerber home. Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Badertscher and family, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Zimmerman and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Badertscher, Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Frantz and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Moorehead were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Badertscher and sons. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sousley were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hochstettler and daugh ter Esther. Past week callers of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Schaublin and daughter were: Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gratz, Mrs. Russell Schaublin and children, Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Gratz and daugh ter, Mrs. Betty Main, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wingate and Mr. and Mrs, Roy Ream of Lima. Mr. and Mrs. Emory Basinger and family, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Ba singer and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Dillman and daughter were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Mar tha Basinger and David Amstutz. Evening supper guests were Mrs. Gerald Basinger and daughter of Lima. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Amstutz celebrated their 25th wedding an niversary Sunday. Those present were: Mrs. Richard Olt and children of Cairo, Miss Marjory Amstutz of Toledo, Mrs. Mary Morton of Muncie, Ind., Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sims, Miss Julee Garmatter and Wm. Amstutz Jr. and Harold Amstutz. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gratz and sons of Lima spent Sunday evening LI American working girls have learnt date their automatic gas appliances frigeraior with its silent, DO WELL THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 1945 with Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gratz. Mrs. Noah Moser passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Clair Younkman of Dayton, Sunday even ing. Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Wednesday at Diller Funeral Home and 2:30 p. m. at Emmanuel’s Reformed church and burial in church cemetery. Elrose Mr. and Mrs. James Watkins of Fostoria spent Sunday at the Purl Hartman home. Quite a number from here attend ed the Senior play Friday evening at Mt. Cory. Miss Dorothy Elzay played the leading part very well. Sunday callers at the Arthur Non namaker home were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Koontz and A. E. Moore of Caro, Mich. Union prayer services at the Beth esda church Thursday evening. Miss Jeanette Basinger is on the sick list at this writing. Callers at the Ami Nonnamaker home the past week were Mrs. Irvin Kauffman, Mrs. W. B. Kramer of Mt. Cory, Mrs. Albert Gossman, Bessie Arnold of Bluffton, Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Arnold of Findlay, Mrs. E. L. Bish, John Beagle, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Nonnamaker and fam ily, Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey Klingler and family, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hamilton and daughter Betty. Mr. and Mrs. N. B. Steinman are spending several days with relatives and friends in Jenera. Callers on Mrs. M. J. Stratton the past week were: Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Williamson, Mrs. Eliza Huff, Mrs. Alberta Huff of Modesto, Calif., Mrs. Wright Klingler, daughter Jean Ann, son Don, Mrs. J. D. Clymer and N. B. Steinman. Coast Guard The United States revenue ma rine, later renamed the coast guard, was founded by Alexander Hamil ton under the treasury department in 1790. LOCAL ANJJJ^NG DISftWVE/HAULING Every Load Insured STAGER BROS. Bluffton, Ohio American Working Girl! do The Automatic GAS Range with able, economical performance ... 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