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Reject Water Plan
Delphos City Council has rejected
a proposal by Oscar Singer, Toledo,
State Health Department district
engineer, that the city water be
treated with chlorine. A citizens’
delegation voiced objections.
Lima Loco Completes
Engine For France
built for the
this country
the war has
The first locomotive
French government in
since the outbreak of
been completed by the Lima Loco
motive Works, Inc., and presented
formally to the French supply mis
sion at ceremonies Monday, D. 5.
Ellis, company vice president, an
The 250,000-pound locomotive is
the first of 180 to be built for use
in France by the Lima firm and is
one of 700 ordered, from three Amer
ican manufacturers.
An estimated five-sixths of all
French locomptives were destroyed
during the war, Paris report* dis
closed. 11 c.
Neglects Children
Gets 6 Months Term
Mrs. Ruby Martin of Lima, wife
of a service man, had the dubious
distinction of being the first woman
sentenced to Marysville Reformatory
by Probate Judge Raymond P.
Bred Sow Sale
Saturday, Aug. 11
at 12:30 p. m. (Fast Time)
Consisting of sows
bred for Augus
of Ada
Sale w ill be held on
farm 5 miles southeast
on U, S. Route 30-S.
on request. I
Walter Schantz, Owner
rinawx jh:rbi rtoilhiRI .tehJ^b
for the manufacture of Spray Powder
for the1 manufacture of Butter
our meals so yO’
menfolks check
now and allow
i ... a
Granny’s rfc
needed shop seU
Phone new
assumed office 12 ¥2
Smith since he
years ago.
Mrs. Martin
month term on
ing three minor children,
the first in a series of cases involv
ing neglect of children by service
men’s wives.
was given a six
a charge of neglect
Hers was
Woman Dies In Crash
Mrs. Martha Crosson, 30, was kill
ed when an automobile driven by her
husband, Pvt. Nicholas Crosson,
turned over on a curve at nearby
New Hampshire. The soldier, home
on furlough, was treated for minor
Legion Elects Lima
Harry Welgen, Lima, was elected
commander of the second Ohio dis
trict of the American Legion, at a
conference at Wapakoneta. He
succeeds Dr. A. J. McCracken, Belle
fontaine. Carl Smith, Kenton,
named vice commander.
E 489-W
16 New Buses
Sixteen new 27-passenger transit
type busses will be placed in opera
tion at Lima by Sept. 1, the City
Lines, Inc., reported. The busses
will replace worn out vehicles end
augment service on some heavily
traveled lines, the company said.
SPAR Cut By Flying
Glass On Train
Sarah Geneva Jones, Madrid, la.,
a SPAR, was treated for injuries at
Lima Saturday night after a mis
sile shattered a window on a west
bound Pennsylvania train about 10
minutes before it reached Lima,
Spraying her face with glass. A
sliver struck her eye. The missile
was not found, nor identified.
Fire Destroys Home
Hit By Lightning
Fire caused by lightning destroy
ed the 10-room home of I. B. Mc
Pheron, Lima branch manager of the
War Production Board, near New
Hampshire. It was valued at $15,-1
000 by the owner.
“We womenfolks always allow plenty of time to prepare
1 menfolks can eat at the regular time. Why don’t you
ver your corn binders, corn pickers and grain drills right
lenty of time for servicing before picking season comes
ht. Please give us your order for parts and arrange for
ice as early as possible. It pays.
Lima Coach Resigns
Herbert E. Woolweaver, faculty
manager of athletics and head track
coach at South High School, an
nounced his resignation to become
head track coach at Northern High
School, Flint, Mich.* He will report
in Flint, Sept. 3.
Rabbi To Be Chaplain
Rabbi Alfred L. Goodman of
Temple Beth Israel announced he
will enter service with the army
chaplains’ corps Aug. 1.
Minister Accuses War
Plant Worker
Wayne Cramer, 39, Toledo, a Ross
ford war plant worker, pleaded not
guilty when arraigned at Findlay on
a charge of assaulting his former
father-in-law, the Rev. W. P.
Alspach, 73, Findlay, with intent to
kill. He was released on $1,000
bond pending a hearing before C. C.
Holliger, justice of the peace.
Cramer, who again is married,
came to the Alspach house to see
his former wife and two children.
A discussion with the retired min
ister ensued and it is alleged Cram
er struck him with his fist, knocked
him unconscious on the sidewalk
and drove away.
Cramer was accompanied by his
present wife and her mother who
the alleged assault took place, the
court was told.
Collision Hurts Four
Four persons were injured, none
seriously at Findlay, in an auto
mobile collision, police reported. The
injured are Pfc. Don Bish, Findlay,
home from a German prison camp
Mrs. Bish, Ann CrawfoYd, 14, and
William Crawford, (5, The Crawfords
are at Findlay from Western
Springs, Ill., to visit Mrs. Crawford’s
father, A. G. Fuller.
Farm Machinery
Spontaneous combustion was blam
ed fot fire which destroyed a barn
on the Nellie England farm, west of
Findlay. Eighteen loads of wheat
and all of the farm machinery were
destroyed, according to Ellsworth
Pepple, tenant.
Religious Education Is
Planned For Schools
Miss Opal Oman, Vanlue, has been
employed to teach religious educa
tion at Befttoh Ridge, Liberty, Mc
Comb, Van Buren, Arcadia and Van
lue schools during the coming school
year, Dr. Guy Ghe^k, president of
the Hancock County Religious Edi
cation Association, has announced.
Held On Assault
y Crawfis, 52, was jailed on
charge of assault with intent to kill
filed by Dorcas Baker, 27, Findlay.
Miss Baker said she wrested a knife
from Crawfis and slashed his arm,
police reported.
Appoint Price Official
Walter B. Montgomery has been
appointed chairman of the food parte!
in the price division of the Hancotk
County War Price and Ration Board,
A. L. Mattoon, Chairman, announced.
He also announced appointment of
Mrs. R. Don Clymer td the'board.
Grand Canal
The Grand Qanal flows through
Venice in the shape’of the letter S.
Bluffton, Ohio
Elevators Glutted By
Wheat Crop
wheat glutted 4elevat
and farmers se^r cJ
for storage, space f"r
fc.x I O ££"1 ~r’~
golden har v
6 at
the grain-.-,
in this, district
of grain frojn
have found no
tp carrf the
Scores, of jfaimers
reported thatQh^ Jh
double-normal crops 1
facilities available U 7
wheat away Lropn the harvested
that there
Elevator men declare
is a huge demand' 1 p°.°r
of box cars spitphle carrying the
harvest to termirr. .- rage bins.
Ada Farmers Have
Higft Wheat Yield
Olney Daft, four a iles southeast
of Ada, reported what may be the
record yield of wheat to date this
season in Hardin county.
A four-acre field averaged 50
bushels of grain per acre.
Other high yields in the district
included Oscar’Patterson, 42 bushel
average from seven acres and Lew
Baker and Mason Klingler, 40
bushel average from four acres.
Ada Farmer Picnic Set
Plans are being completed for the
32nd annual Farmers and Merchants*
picnic, to be held in Community
Park at Ada, Aug. 15. A rodeo is
planned in which members of the
Bluffton Saddle Horse club will take
an active part.
Appoint Two Trustees
For Ohio Northern U.
Mrs. Frank B. Willis, Delaware,
O., widow of the. late senator, and
Robert I. Ingalls. Birmingham, Ala.,
steel manufacturer nd shipbuilder,
have been appointed to the board o
trustees of Ohio Northern Univer
Wheeler McMillen, Hopewell, N. J.,
editor of the Farm -Journal and one
of the alumni-elected members of the
board, was named chairman of a
committee to prepare a historical
booklet oft the university.
Newlywed Seaman
Drowns In Lake
Seaman Eugene Slayman, Canton,
whose marriage to Margaret Isabel!
Darrell, granddaughter of Mrs. G. L.
Looker of Kenton, was solemnized
recently, drowned in a lake at New
Philadelphia, O., a few days later
while the two were returning from
a wedding trip, Mrs. Looker was in
Child Struck By Car
Nancy Pumphrey, four-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James
Pumphrey, of Ada, was painfully
bruised when struck by an auto
mobile on Main street.
The Shild was accompanied by her
mother and as the mother paused at
the curb, Nancy dashed into the
street in the path of an automobile
driven by a Mr. Barnes, of Findlay.
She was rolled or carried about 40
feet by the car which was not go
ing fast. Mr. Barnes was questioned
by Walter Long, Ada night police
man and absolved of responsibility
for the mishap, 4‘
Nancy was treated in the office
of an Ada physician for bruises ex
tending over a large portion of her
body and later taken to her home,
where she is being cared for by her
mother, a trained nurse.
Unlucky Auditor Has
Tale Of Woe
County Auditor Wfc B. Wilson,
Ada, counted this his unlucky week.
After Mr. Wilson injured a hip in a
fall, dogs scratched their "way into
his poultry pen and killed 25 Chick
ens which he wa| raising to- argu
ment his meat ration points.
Discharge Given To
Rhine Bridger
Tech. Sgt, Robert Barnett arrived
at his home in Ada* having been
discharged from the army with 102
points at Indiantown Gap, Pa.
Sergeant Barnett went to », the
THE A. C. & Y.
Must meet WMC requirements.
These are full wartime jobs and
good possibilities for postwar
work. Liberal railroad retirement
and unemployment benefits.
Call at the nearest A. C. & Y.
station and the agent will give
you complete information.
The Akron, Canton &
Youngstown Railroad Co.
European theatre, after having serv
ed in Iceland 211 followed by
a years ho^pitalizakiqn a?id training
in the United States. He served
with the 1149th Combat Engineers
in the Ninth army. His tinit built
the first railroad bridge oVtr the
High In State Test
Jdni^s Mahr- bf tins year’s gradu
ating class xff Ohm Northbrir Univ
ersity's college ef pharmacy .finished
second in the State Board examina
tion, with ’A* gtade of 84.1k 'Hi is
the son of Mr. and MHU Ell- Mani,
Columbus,4 former* residents of Ada.
Grove Soldier Visits
Grave Of Comrade
»,’»• T*)‘r "T ft r* 1 L*'
Mr. and Mrs. Harry, Martz have
a letter from tbeir son, Staff Sgt.
Don Martz, stating tfcaij he Khad
visited the grave of Corporal John
Holmes, on the island of Okinawa.
He. has taken pifctures 9/ the 6th
marine’s burial ground and will send
them to his parents.' Don is with
an army tank corps.
No Coon Hound
Sheriff Arnold Potts went on
daylight *coon hunt” at Ottawa.
Called to the home of Rev. Gibson
Wilson, the sheriff caught a young
racoon which was perched in a pear
tree near the house. He placed it in
a small cage and plans to turn it
over to County Game Protector
George Treece in a few days, after
showing it to local youngsters.
Telephone Meet Held
To Consider Utility
Another meeting of the subscribers
of the Glandorf Mutual Telephone
company, was held in the Glandorf
town hall for the purpose of con
sidering the future of the utility, it
was learned.
At a recent meeting of the group
no action was taken on a proposal
of the board of directors that the
assets of the company be sold to the
Ottawa Telephone company for
$2,500. This matter was presented
to the group again for discussion.
Unless the company sells, the
assets to the Ottawa firm or some
other utility, it must spend some
$15,000 repairing and modernizing
the system, a spokesman said.
Some of the subscribers of thej
mutual firm expressed opposition tbl
the sale of the Glandorf system atl
this time and agreed to spend about
$75 apiece to make up the $15,001
needed for repairs.
Pleads Not Guilty To
Shooting Charge
Lonnie Redd, 65, Ottoville, charger
with shooting Edward P. Milbaugh
Lima mayoralty candidate, at Otto
villa, pleaded innocent to a charge
of shooting with intent tb kill.
He was remanded to jail in de
fault of $10,600 bond by O.
Scheirloh, justice of the peace, pend
ing action by the Putnam County
grand jury. He was not represents
by counsel.
The condition of Milbaugh, wh
has bullet wounds in his abdomei
and a hip, was reported
improved, but still serious,
Rita’s Hospital, Lima.
The shooting followed a
over the merits of a fraternal ordei
Sheriff Arnold Potts said
Putnam Schools Need
There are 12 vacancies in th
faculties of the Putnam county rura
schools, it was announced by Count
Supt. G. D. V erm i I ya the first of th
week. f-|
|. Ollie ^edaker qf Farmer, who a
cepted the post of superintendent 0
the Vaughnsville- schools recent^
has resigned to remain at Fartnei
the official disclosed. This leave
the superintendency at Vaughnsvill
The Ottawa public board of educa
tion has decided not to hire a prin
cipal and coach for the coming terr
and the new superintendent, H.
Now, will coach athletics, it wai
learned Sunday.
Other vacancies which Vermily
said it is hoped can be filled befoi!
the opening of the 1945-46 term i
September follow:
Vaughnsville, history and Englia
combination Miller City, home ectj
nomics Glandorf, commercial
dora, combination of Latin.-and
lish, combination of junior
mathematics and science, and
mercial Leipsic, commercial
tinental, music Cloverdale, ejemei
tary grades Ottoville, home econi
mics, and Columbus Grove, Englisl
Pandora And Glandorf
Post Offices Advance!
Notification of the change in cla
sification of two Putnam county, po|
offices was received this week.
The Pandora post office und|
Postmaster Hiram L. Basinger hi
been advanced from third to second
class for the first time tn its history.
Miss Hulda Schumacher, postmis
tress at Glandorf, learned that office
has been advanced from fourth to
third class.
Will Make Beef Cattle
Jun^-SG are"
courtly AA4
federal grtve:
announced’*^?))’ August Vennekotte®,
chairman of the organization.
The beef payment amounts to 50
cents per huiidredWoight bn., oatila
weighing &D0- pounds _or more and
sellmg for at byairtP^lAljS^nywVi^fie
in Ohio. Cattle sold outside the
state must bring rate where
sold, the chairman explained.
Home Hazards
cent can be attributed to disorder in
due to improper use of equipment.
Neglected house repairs were re
sponsible for 8 per cent of the in
juries: \f
Owing to the death of my husba
on the Amos Thut farm, mile
Elm Street road
in August 1 Roan Shorthor
August 1 Red Shorthorn co
en in August I Holstein-
1 Guernsey bull, 8 months
dairy cow, attend this sal/.
IHirt of Septettibef 1% $h
White Leghorn chickens,
''FEED—20 tons of
trailer with atpek rack
McCormick-Deering co
machine McCqrnuck-D
er hay rake Aay
spike tooth harrow
fountain, 100 gal. caj
McComb oil brooder,
plow double shovel
two tarpaulins 5 10
ft. hose^ngw electrp
ness good single -sql
hay slings 2 htyxik
crow bars wrecking
seeder, new some tii
pump amecy wheel,
to numerous to mer
Thursday, August 16th
1:00 o'clock m. Fast Time
suite in good conditi*
new one 12X12 ruj:
new three 9X12 Co
3 piece walnut bedro
metal bed. like new
pillows, new electri
rocker and chair wi
nut cupboard in go
mirror 2 jardiniers
ing chairs 2 library
fern porch swing 1
Ward kerpsqpe stove
chimneys, new, Abpc
set kitchen tablfe^W
canned fruit and veg
and other articles to
No property ren
A group of 89 farmers in Ohio,
Iowa, Indiarra, Michigan, and Min
nesota who kept cost records on
woodlot management for the past six
years made an average wage of
$1.33 per hour for work done in the
woods or an income of $8.50 per
acre. The records show that the
wage earned by working in the
woods increased considerably when
the number^Qf Jhours ^pent was great
lowest sin
QJfkfwip low
of 1
accept coal
cart be made
freight ship
likely to be rest
8 HEAD C.^JTLE—2 Gue/nsey cows, 5 yrs. old, due to freshen
cow, 8 yrs. old, due to freshen in
6 yrs. old. giving good flow of milk,
Dved until first paid.
Thrapp*& Warren
at St
Th«ks&retli)f rnakftjg
was the
S. coal
May 1,
ba: tl
News Want-ads Its.
'•Load Insured
I will sell at Public Auction
of Bluffton, Ohio, out the
ernsey cow, 4 yrs. old. fresh 8 weeks
emr. frirr*.
If y»u are in*the market for a gpod
*•**1 1 sir.
tied Poland China^gilts .to fanow latter
fater^gingrypa^p 1^. 53J
White Leghorn laying hens 425 Triple A
months old. r:
mothy hay in mow. i
a good wagon and grain bed. good 2 wheel i
phn-Deere manure spreader in fine shape
cultivator, McCormick'-Deeritig 5 ft. mowing
breaking. plow SqqpDrop corn plant
at land rolljr« 5 she* el walking plow
Todrn haf’roW’* disc^ cultipacker grain
one 8 door mefal hog feeder one 6 door hog feeder hog
ity 1000 lb. Howe platform scales feed box
00 chick capacity tank heater single shovel
low garden plow rubber tire lawn mower
allon milk cans three horse double trees 25
charger: extra gopd double sgt work har
kjlqit-iieisscxet of Jly nets 5 horse collars
s^lhoWiAg^rfyuie ecoKs-cm log chains
bars chicken feeders water fountains grass
bothy seed clover seed hybrid seed corn spray
bajui saw and other articles ..
OODS—2 piece Brown Mohair living room
n one 12X12 Axminster all wool face rug, like
pad one 27X54 Axminster all wool rug, like
igoleum rugs, lik
suite complete
one Roll-away bed.^Til
fan occasional cMb
:ker rocker: 3 bed st£a
id condition
8 day clock
tables stands
ag rugs 4
with built-in oven
sbestos wicking, 1
.. m~ poultry is
action’cosf^by feecmig* inore of your
,h a well balanced concentrate. Our
to cut fff
own grains wi
Rad Roie ’or -Sunshine QOQC^ntrated mash
with your gra n, mixed according to our formulas
means life, gro vth, health and high production.
The Bluffton Milling Co
it .7 u .ii’itnub 'H?. psii“yin i
all tree
tion one
pair of
igw dreMMN
be^n«: u]
s wal
1 large
ge skillet some dishes cooin ensils some
■tabled y-bafrels 10 gallon keg potato crates
numerousJh mention.
irrie L. Thut
-.Administratrix of estate of
Minor Myron Thut, deceased.
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