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THURSDAY, July 19, 1945
Rodeo Windup Completed Bluffton’s annual rodeo finally came to a completion at a joint meeting of the Saddle Club and the Sportsmen’s Club not the day fol lowing the big show, but on Friday the 13th, nine days later. Such an entertainment takes a great deal of energy expended by a large group of enthusiasts to put over the program not only an entertainment, but to profit as well. So, as has -custom the past several group of at least 60 men and women from both clubs, and not counting the hundred or so contestants, start ed with the preliminaries last winter and gradually increased the tempo of activity as the eventful day ap proached. Following the show and solely as make a been the years a AI.L KINDS OF Roofing and Siding Free Estimates We have the material and will finish your job complete. Arvin B. Scheele 226 N. Spring St., Bluffton, O. Phone 469-Y Good Hearing is Good Living W a hearing aid can bring back the full enjoyment of living? 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The anti-climax for the workers is always the windup meeting where all final expenses are paid and profits divided. This year the rodeo made a large profit as has been the case the past three years. It is interesting to note some of the in come and expense items. The rodeo grossed $3,115.52 and total expenses amounted to $1,937.64 leaving a net profit of $1,177.88 which was divided between the Saddle Horse Club and The Sports men’s Club. Each organization received $588.94 as their share of the net profit. Included in the total expenses was a donation of $60 given to the school board to be used for the repair end upkeep of Harmon Field. Additional expenses included $189. 76 Federal tax and $23.70 State tax on admissions. Prizes and ribbons $308.23. Band and aerial circus $95.00. Rental and operating of chutes $75.00. Rental of broncs and other stock including trucking $90.00. Advertising, programs, entry blanks etc., $135.00. Eighty dozen ice cream bars, 100 dozen sandwiches, innumerable cases of orange drink and pop, and other items $200.00, Saddle horse, bridle, and saddle $325.00. Judge, announcer and in cidental program expenses amounted to $40.00. ate the $400.00. penditures the huge fund needed to Fourth of July show. Change needed to oper windows amounted Other miscellaneous madeup the to ex of the balance put on before, the As has been the case community really backed the celebra tion and were enthusiastic in helping to put over the program. Income at the contest was derived from ad missions, reserved seats, pony ring eat and drink stand in the aggregate $1596.00 sponsoring of prizes by Bluffton merchants and entry fees $472.00 other income amounted to $1,046.00. So the Rodeo is over again and we take this opportunity to thank all who aided so diligently and gave unstintingly of their time and sup port to give Independence Bluffton a worth while Day celebration. Memorial Park To Buckeye Benefit and farms now A. E. KOHLI Bluffton, Ohio the tribute to those in As a final armed forces from the community, the two organizations have earmark ed one half of the net profit derived from the rodeo development of Memorial Park. to be used for the Bluffton’s Buckeye pro This soon aside for this to $588.94. be invested as the construction of outdoor ovens, fish rustic tables The fund set gram amounts entire sum will as possible in shelter houses, ing piers, sidewalks, and benches, water lines, wading pool for the kiddies, boat dock, land scaping, parking lots, playground equipment, camping area, memorial entrance, rustic bridge over the Marsh Run, or other projects needed for the development of the new park. The community is backing the Sportmen’s club in its conservation and park promotion program. At present the club has over 850 paid Phone 165-W GawMeii Farni Supplies GREASE GUNS HAY FORKS, HANDLES OIL AND GREASE ROLL ROOFING, PAINT FILTER DISCS FENCE BATTERIES TIRES, TUBES CATTLE FLY SPRAY TRACTOR LIGHTS CHAIN, INSULATORS PRESSURE SPRAYERS MILKING MACHINES BOLTS, NAILS, TOOLS TRACTOR BATTERIES ELECTRONIC OR BATTERY FENCE CONTROLLERS ED. WALTERMIRE GAMBLE AUTH. DEALER 113 N. MAIN ST. PHONE 389-W BLUFFTON, OHIO up members on the roll and there are still over 150 members from last year that have not yet renewed their dues for 1945! So with backing by the citizens of the community and the active support of the Saddle Horse Club for the past three years our new park will become a reality and an excellent recreation center for the people of Bluffton and sur rounding area. Directors Meeting Friday A Sportsmen’s meeting will be held 8:30 P. M. in the rooms. Plans will Jungle Cock celebration and trip to the Blue Hole at Castalia. Blue prints on shelter house construction have been obtained and plans will be laid for the erecting of such structure as soon as expedient. Richland Center Mr. and Mrs. Harold Stevens and daughter Elaine of Sandusky spent several days last week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Amstutz. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rusmisel were Sunday dinner guests at the Perry Miller home of Cairo. Mrs. Wayne Zimmerman and daughters and Mrs. Sam Badertscher spent Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Henry Huber. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Matter and family visited relatives Sunday’ in Springfield and Dayton. Mr. and Mrs. Gayion Wagoner and daughter of Edgerton, O., were Sunday dinner and supper guests at the Robert Schafer home. Even ing callers were Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Schaublin and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Francis Basinger and family called Sunday evening on Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rusmisel. Mr. and Mrs. Homer daughter Joan and Mr. Paul Detwiler and family day evening guests at Amstutz home. Mr. and Mrs. and children of evening at home. Mr. and THE Bl Club directors Friday night at town hall club be made for a and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Core family of Col. Grove w-ere Sunday evening supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gratz. Mr. and Mrs. Amos Gerber called on Mr. and Mrs. Amos Basinger, Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Marquart and son spent last Tuesday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Brice Main. The Friendly Couples class of the Emmanuel’s Evangelical and Re formed church are sponsoring an ice cream social on the church lawn this Friday evening, July 20. Every body welcome. Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Badertscher and family spent Friday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Zimmer man and daughters. Pvt. and Mrs. George Myers spent Thursday evening with Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Schaublin and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Moser and sons Kenneth and Donavin, Mrs. Amos Moser, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Gratz, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Moser, Mr. and Mrs. Roily Moser and sons Laverne and Larry, Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Luginbuhl, Mrs. Helen Krouse and Dwane Reed were Sun day dinnpr guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dana Moser. Gratz and and Mrs. were Sun the Otto Mrs. Philip Marquart Sr., is spending a few -weeks with her son, Ed Marquart and family. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Badertscher and family spent Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Zimmer man and daughters. Orrin Zimmerman Ada called Friday Andy Hochstettler the David Zimmerman Mrs. of Lima spent Sunday and family’ afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Andy llochstettler and family. News Want-ads bring results. UFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO «X-***1 i4 REMAINING STATE PARKS ARE MANAGED BY THE DEPARTMENTS OF HIGHWAY FORESTRY AND PUBLIC WORKS AND THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY' only state park on lake ERIE WILL BE AT SANDY EE ACN AND Mr. and Mrs. Glen Mayberry and daughter Rose Leigh spent Sunday with Mrs. Anna Bowers in Lima. Mr. and Mrs. Orlo Marshall were guests at a dinner party in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Klentschi in Findlay, Sunday, and attended morn ing services at the Presbyterian church. Clifford Stewart who was here oi» a ten day furlough with his wife and parents, Mr. and Mrs. Stewart, has returned to his camp in Texas. Relatives here have received an iivunvetnenls of the birth of a son to S/Sgt. and Mrs. Walter Core at their home in West Liberty, Thurs day of last week, who has been nam ed Dave Alan. The grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. David Core who are well known here. Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Cupp and daughter Amstutz Thursday Mr. and family. Edythe and Mrs. Chris of Leesburg, Fla., were evening dinner guests of Mrs. Harold Marshall An T0UP APE CONTROL LED EY THE DIVISION- The EastHARBOR-1 The sire for this Oonsery- I ation Park w4s a ovzy Recently acqwred Rockport Roy Mr. and Mrs. Milton Downs, Mis? Arlo Hich and Mrs. Kate W’alters all of Lima were Sunday evening dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Marshall and son Robert. The Methodist missionary society will meet in the home of Mrs. Clyde Van Meter, Thursday afternoon for the following program: Song Devo tions, “The Door of Understanding”, Mrs. Howard Beery Study Book, “Advancing in Understanding”, Mrs. Gladys Beemer, Mrs. Maude Cook Mrs. J. Cogswell Mrs. Pauline Downing Mrs. Stanley Salter. Piano solo, Mrs. Malcolm Ewing. Mrs. Mary Dunlap will open her home to members of the Friendly Neighbors club Thursday afternoon of next week for the July program which includes: Music, Club Roll Call, “An Impressive Current Event” “Study of Russia—Customs and Religion”, Mrs. Olive Dunlap Reading, Mrs. Clyde Van Meter Group singing Contest in charge of Mrs. Audrey Hauenstein. and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cupp, son Richard and daughter Marjorie en tertained a group of relatives Wed nesday evening in honor of Mrs. Elsie Palmer Jenkins of Columbus who has been spending the week in the Cupp home. Those present were: Mr. Harry B. Mapel, Columbus Grove, Mr, and Mrs. Frank Mapel. Columbus, Mr. and Mrs. Loren Van Meter and children Ann, Sue and Richard of Lima, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Van Meter, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Cupp and daughter Nancy of Pan dora Mr. Harley Van Meter, Mr. and Mrs. J. Edgar Begg and sons John and William, Mr. and Mrs. William Cupp, Mr. and Mrs. J. Orrin Cupp, Miss Edythe Cupp and Nancy and Sue Wells. Mr. and Mrs. John Burkholdet and Mrs. Chris Amstutz of Lees burg, Fla., were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Mar shall. Mrs. Amstutz who has been visiting friends and relatives here since Wednesday, left Sunday even ing for visits with friends in Bluff ton, Findlay and Bowling Green, then to Cleveland to see her brother Warren Kalb and family. Before returning home she plans to visit her son Max in Buffalo and her brother Embury Kalb and family- in New Jersey. Mr. and Mrs. George Harsh of Toledo spent Saturday afternoon with George’s mother, Mrs. Alice Bodell. Mr. Harley Cook and daughter Frances of Cleveland called on Mr. A. F. Fullerton, Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Brice Swick and their son James and wife and daugh ter Karen of Lansing Mich., spent Saturday afternoon with friends in this vicinity. James, who went un scathed through the war in Germany has received his discharge from the army. Mrs. Charles Parsons and children Lois Jean and Rex of Wayne spent several days last week with Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Lentz and family. Clarence Cogswell is spending a thirty day leave with his family and parents after which he expects to be reassigned to the Pacific area. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Jones and two children of Lima were Saturday evening guests in the Wilbur Lentz home. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Spicer, and| ESTIMATED QQ MILLION PEOPLE VISIT THE VARIOUS STATE PARKS EACH YEAR' CF Th '5 NUM BE R^/2 MILLION' CR MORE TUAN HALF GO to the parks •CONSERVATION Buckeye Lake^ Indian Lake* -.Lake st-marys and the Portage Lakes have the BEST ATTENDANCE' PlCNlClNG CAMPING FISHING HIKING AND IN MOST AREAS -SWIMMING AND HUNTING —CAN BE ENJOYED IN THE CONSERV ATION PARKS Mr. and Mrs. David Zimmerman and family’ of Lima were Sunday evt dinner guests in the home of Alice Bodell. rs. and and Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Lentz family spent Sunday with Mr. Mrs. Otto Williams in Tontogany. Janice remained for a visit in the Williams home. Armorsville Billy Miller of Detroit is visiting with Keith Moore. S. Sgt. and Mrs. Robert Matter visited over the week end with Mr. and Mrs. daughter. Chas. Montgomery and Mrs. A.. E. Holmes, Mr. Jim Wooley called evening at the Harry Mr. and and rs. Wednesday Moore home. Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Hilty were: Mr. and Mrs. Harold Young and family, Mr. and Mrs. Olin Friedly, Mrs. Imajean Ewing, Marjorie Niswander, Letta Ann Landis of Bowling Green and Miss Rosann Hilty who is spending a 10 day leave with her parents. Mrs. Dale Moore and daughter of Detroit, Misses Eva Dell and An nabel Beagle of Carey called Sunday evening on Mr. and Mrs. Harry Moore and family. Mrs. Rhea McCafferty, Margaret Guider and Marene McCafferty of Toledo spent Monday afternoon at the Wayne Guider home in Harrod. Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jno. W. Wilkins and family were: Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Wilkins and son, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Wil kins, Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Clapper, and Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Decker. Mr. and Mrs. David Foucht, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Diltz, Mr. and Mrs. Dustin Wingate and family, Mrs. Clyde Klingler, Jr. and son Keith, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Klingler visited Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Klingler of Findlay, Mr. Klingler is some better at this writing. Jimmy Hall of Carey spent last week at the Harry Moore home. Mr. and Mrs. Coldwell and daugh ter Sara and Mrs. Kraft of Findlay were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Moore and family. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Guider, Mary Lou Strahm, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Klingler called at the Carl McCaf ferty home, Thursday evening of last week. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ream and Harry Rotrof and son of Lima ed at the H. O. Hilty home, day afternoon. Mrs. call Sun- NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE personal propert of (Daymond) Ji_ estate sold by the undersigned at the to the will be auction. deceH.-cd at public late Haymond) Jack Filhart on the 21st day of July. 1945. Sale to commence at 1:30 o'clock P. Eastern War Time. At the same time the undersigned will accept bids for the house and lot of said deceased on the premises EUGENE T. LIPPINCOTT, Administrator Lippincott & Lippincott, Lawyers 13 Lima. Ohio News Want-ads bring results. MUNSON R. BIXEL, M. Office 1-3 P. M. Hours: 7-8 P. M. Cherry St. Office, 118 Bluffton, Ohio Phone 120-Y Francis Basinger, D. D. S Evan Basinger, D. D. S. Telephone 271-W Bluffton, Ohio THE A. C. & Y. RAILROAD NEEDS BRAKEMEN BOILERMAKERS MACHINISTS CAR REPAIRMEN SECTIONMEN TELEGRAPH OPERATORS BRIDGE AND BUILDING CARPENTERS meet W’MC requirements, are full wartime jobs and possibilities for postwar Must These good work, and unemployment benefits. Call at the nearest A. C. & Y. station and the agent will give you complete information. Liberal railroad retirement The Akron, Canton & Youngstown Railroad Co. their fifth consecutive season, the undefeated Racking up victory of the Triplett softball team trounced Lima Bradfield Center. 13 to 4, in a twi light contest at Harmon field Friday. To score their impressive victory over the flashy Lima outfit, the locals took advantages of several costly errors on the part of the visitors and combined them with timely hitting. Altho the Bradfield Center team outhit Bluffton, eight safeties to six, lapses in fielding at critical moments turned what otherwise might have been a tight pitchers’ battle into an easy victory for the Triplett outfit. After getting one run in each the first and second innings, the Triplett crew cut loose with a four-run as sault in the third frame and added four more tallies in the fourth. They ended their scoring with three runs in the sixth stanza, after the visit ors had tallied three times in the fifth and once in the sixth. Bert Swank set the hitting pace for the Triplett crew with two hits in three official chances. One of his Beaverdam Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Van Buren of Monroeville were recent visitors of the latters parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Leatherman. Mrs. Mary’ Everett of Cairo was a Thursday visitor of her sister,, Mrs. Mae Bailey. Mrs. John Augsburger and Miss Joline Shaffer of West Unity’ were Thursday afternoon callers of Miss June Augsburger wh at Lima Memorial Mrs. Etta Yant visitor of Mr. and man and family. Softball Team Trounces Bradfield Center By Score Of 134 a patient hospital. was a Thursday Mrs. Cecil Hart- Mrs. Esther Lombard spent the week end with her son Bud Lombard who is at the U. S. Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Ill. Mrs. Harmon Downey entertained a group of friends, Fnaay evening celebrating her birthday anniversary. Those present were: Mrs. Russell Brackney’ of Lafayette, Mrs. Arthur Pugh, Mrs. Ed Cook, Mrs. G. T. Arnold, Mrs. A. J. Lutterbein, Mrs. Orville Huber, land, and Mrs. Mrs. Everett Row Russell Wolfe. Younkman of Clyde two weeks vacation Miss Phyllis is spending a here with relatives. A reunion of the former Larue school will be held at the Lafayette Park, Lafayette, Ohio, on Sunday, July 29. There will be a basket din ner at 12 noon. William Guthrie is president and Mabel Hawk, secretary’ fffTHUIfTT 8^e Met"04 Vse ALL W. ti. Gratz Family Shoe Store Bluffton, Ohio Store hours (except Thursday and Saturday) 8 a. m. to 6 p. m. Saturday, 8 a. m. to 10:30 p. m. Closed Thursday. PAGE THREE blows was a double with three men on base. Bob Gratz in one appearance at the plate smashed a mighty home run into deep left field, to score two base runners ahead of him. Timer Spaeth, Norm Triplett and Cubie Basinger got the other Trip lett safeties. Name Burkholder ... K. H. F. P. B. R. B. Spaeth 1 Augsburger Gratz D. Moser TOTAL Bradfield Center Total 31 Scores by innings 1 Bradfield 0 Triplett 1 0 3 1 2 1 2 1 1 0 1 O 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 AB —4 ... 3 Moser Basinger Swank Eichenbarry Swank Triplett Berky Luginbill 4 3 3 4 ___2 3 1 1 0 .._33 13 6 8 2 0 1 3 0 4 6 1 4 0 4 5 3 o 3 0 of the organization. Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Somers and sons and Tommy McDaniels were Saturday evening dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harold E. Downey. Mrs. Mary Steele and Mrs. Eunice Smith were Thursday over night guests of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Faber at Lima. Mr. and Mrs. Marion Downey spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. Homer Bowers at Lima. Mrs. Byron Anderson and daugh ter Karen Sue were Thursday even ing dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Anderson at Bluffton. SWIFT & CO COLUMBUS GROVE DAILY MARKET 160 to 400 .. 400 up ... SOWS STAGS COWS— 1460 1435 1385 1350 .. 1300 Good Cutters ... Canners .. 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