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ALLEN COUNTY Army To Take Over Lima Tank Depot Administration and operation of the Lima Tank Depot, government owned combat vehicle processing plant, will be transferred to the field service, office of the chief of ordn ance, army senice forces, Nov. 30. Col. E. A. Lynn, chief of the Cleveland Ordnance District, said the transfer would be made at the re quest of the operating contractor, the United Motors Service division of General Motors Corp. Colonel Lynn said he understood employes familiar with the depot work would be given civil service status. He also indicated the depot would continue to prepare tanks and other vehicles for long term storage or distribution. Million Dollar Lima Foundry To Close The Ohio Steel Foundrey’s south plant built by the government for a million dollars for wartime produc tion, will be closed because the company “doesn’t have enough work to justify its operation,” W. P. Dud ley, secretary, announced. The south plant has been operated by the foundry on a short term lease, but has been listed by the government as surplus property which is for sale. The steel foundry still operates Public Sale As my son is leaving for the armed forces, I will offer at public auction at my farm, 21/j miles northeast of Pan dora or 5 miles northwest of Bluffton, first house east of Morning Star cider press Thursday, October 25 Beginning at 12:30 p. m. The following property: HORSE—15 years pld. NEWS NOTES FROM FOUR COUNTIES another government-built plant in addition to its prewar properties. Continue Hunt For Rabid Lima Dogs The hunt for rabid dogs continued thruout Lima and Allen county altho no new cases were reported by of ficials or veterinarians. Meanwhile, police announced that a total of 58 dogs have been picked up during the past six days. To date there have been three positive cases of rabies reported in the city. Football Posts Sink In Quicksand Guagmire Lights for the high school’s new football field at nearby Elida almost slipped out of existence. Gridmen digging holes for the tall lightposts struck quicksand about six feet down. Metal drums dropped into the holes and packed into position held the poles successfully. Delphos Asks Army To Free Physicians Five Delphos physicians, now serv ing in the armed forces, have been requested by the Delphos Chamber of Commerce to ask for discharges in an effort to relieve the doctor shortage. An epidemic would prove fatal at Delphos with the present curtailed medical service, the club contended. CATTLE—Red cow 5 yrs. old, fresh August 8 white face cow 4 yrs. old to be fresh Nov. 15 red cow 4 yrs. old bred July 23 Guernsey cow 5 yrs. old fresh July 12 heifer with calf by side brindle cow 8 yrs. old fresh Guernsey cow 5 yrs. old fresh Sept. 10 Guernsey heifer bred June 29. 15 HOGS—5 brood sows with pigs by side 10 shoats, avg. 125 lbs. FARM MACHINERY Corn binder Sure Drop corn planter hay tedder good wagon with grain bed steel wheel wagon with grain bed spike tooth harrow mud boat good DeLaval cream sepa rator with motor 4 hog coops roll of fence manure spreader. MISCELLANEOUS—Lumber assorted sizes and lengths pile buzzed lumber pile bricks cider barrel milk can good vice pipe cutter pipe wrenches anvil shovel forks harpoons, steel posts and wooden anchor posts ajwi STRAW AND GRAIN—60 bales wheat lels oats 10 acres corn in shock 9 acres st Some household goods TERMS—CASH MRS Seth Basinger, Auqt. Hiram Kohli, Clerk. PUBLIC SALE Having sold our farm and having to vacate at Public Auction at the farm, located 2% mile Pandora. 5 miles north and west of Bluffton Gilboa, on Wednesday Beginning at 12:30 o’clock, the followi HORSES—1 gelding, wt. 1730 1 mare in CATTLE—1 milking Shorthorn cow, bred, milk 16 head of cattle ranging in age from 6 HOGS—5 Spotted Poland China sows with second SHEEP—2 spring lambs. MACHINERY—McCormick-Deering grain binder Monitor ferti lizer grain drill in good shape McCormick-Deering 5 ft. mower hay tedder dump rake good double disc McCormick-Deering manure spreader good corn planter 2 12-in. ‘walking plows riding breaking plow 3 riding cultivators McCormick potato planter potato marker spring tooth harrow steel wheel wagon and rack farm wagon 2 five-tooth cultivators single shovel plow 3 beet cultivators land roller platform scale, like new corn sheller new hay sling 2 good farm gates 4 good hog coops hog feeder 2 good brooder houses sheep rack good hog house several hog troughs new wood bean harrow, 15 ft. long lot of small tools such as shovels, forks, hoes and all kinds of small tools lots of harness and collars trailer and stock rack 1 good drag slip scraper electric water fountain walk ing breaking plow, and many other useful articles. POULTRY—115 head of yearling hens. CORN—17*4 acres of extra good corn. 2 bu. timothy seed. HOUSEHOLD GOODS—Cable piano 2 good beds davenport Boss coal oil stove Majestic range Heatrola: 2 dressers dining table and buffet library table kitchen cabinet kitchen table 6 kitch en chairs Birdseye lamp Jamesway oil burner Perfection oil heat er Reed stand library table single metal pad 9X12 rug book case work bench copper kettle 2 iron kettles DeLaval cream sep arator No. 12. Terms—Cash 85 mg corn. ILLER soon we will offer east and south of 5 miles sout al, ood work team. 'ing good flow of onths to 15 months, litter of pigs. WILLIAM WELTY Auctioneers—Thrapp and Warren Clerk—L. Shiri Hatfield THE BLl HANCOCK COUNTY Gar Wood Plans Find lay Plant Deal Gar Wood Industries, Inc., has filed a statement with the SEC covering 70,000 shares of cumulative convertible preferred stock, par $50, which are expected to be offered late this month through Lehman Bro thers, Emanuel & Co., and Blair & Co., Inc. Part of the proceeds, approximate ly $2,200,000, will be used to pur chase approximately 92 per cent of the capital stock of the Buckeye Traction Ditcher Co., Findlay, the application stated. Fairground Enlarged The Hancock County Fair Board purchased 13.45 acres of land from Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shreve for $4,000, enlarging the fairgrounds to 65 acres, Porter Shuck, president, announced. Ohio Publishers Elect Findlay Man Raymond E. Dix, Wooster, was elected president of the Ohio Select List, an association of newspaper publishers, business managers and advertising executives. R. L. Heminger, Findlay Repub lican-Courier, was chosen vice pres ident and Frank W. Spencer, New ark, secretary-treasurer. Seeks Truman Aid To Bring Bride Home Sgt. Harley Bosworth, Findlay, who served five years in the army, said he had sent a letter to President Truman asking his help in bringing his English wife to America, but that so far his efforts have been un successful. Sergeant Bosworth, now discharged said his wife, whom he married in May, 1944, had served 'as a cook in an army camp. HARDIN COUNTY Voters To Decide Ada Park At Polls Ada and Liberty township voters will vote on a bond issue for a free public park for the township, when they call for their ballots in the Nov. 6 election. Should the park receive a favor able vote, the way would be paved for development of a 23% acre tract now held for park purposes by the township trustees, the Farmers and Merchants picnic association and Ohio Northern university. Liberate Ada Man Walter Leroy Grant, 26, fireman first class who was taken prisoner while serving aboard an oil tanker at Corregidor in 1942, has been liberated from the Japanese and is in good condition, Vice Adm. Louien Field has notified Mr. Grant’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Grant at Ada. Heads O. N. U. Music Karl Roider, newly appointed chairman of the music department at Ohio Northern university, took over his duties this week. Mr. Roider was supervisor of the Arlington school at Poughkeepsie, N. Y., prior to coming to Ada. He is a graduate of Eastman college at Rochester and received his master’s degree from the University of Roch ester. Two Cars Of Wheat For Holland Results of the campaign of “Wheat for Holland Relief” were announced by Rev. J. J. Anglemyer, pastor of the Eagle Creek Church of the Brethren and chairman in charge of the project in this section. Donations for the purchase of two carloads of wheat totaled $2,649. This sum was used to purchase 3,560 bushels of wheat, which was FUEL OILS Quality, Quantity & Serv ice for all types of fur naces and stoves. Call Lima 79371 or write— The Parks-Kiay Company LIMA. OHIO FFTO.X NEWS, BLUFFTON, O loaded into two elevator in charge shipped to the Norr in Baltimore, Md. taken over by Transportation cor ment to Holland. PUTNAM COUNTY Train Kills Woman At Columbus Grove Mrs. Mina Benroth, 67, wife of Charles W. Benroth of Columbus Grove, died in Lima Memorial Hos pital, Thursday night, 45 minutes after she was struck by a north bound Baltimore and Ohio passenger train at the Sycamore St. crossing at Columbus Grove. Coroner R. G. Poling said death was accidental and that the train did not pass over her and she evi dently was hurled aside by the locomotive. See Airport At Ottawa Plans for an airport to meet the needs of Putnam county are being made known by a group of private individuals of Ottawa and Leipsic. The strip will be located on the Ruhe farm east of Ottawa on U. S. Route 224 and the Ottawa township line. Two sodded 1900 feet runways and a ten-plane hanger will be con structed. Pandora Missionary Arrives In Africa Mr. and Mrs. Menas Gerber, of northwest of Pandora were informed by the Christian Missionary Alliance office at New York that their daugh ter Mary Eller? Gerber, a missionary, arrived at Leopoldville, Africa, safe ly. Miss Gerber left New York, September 4 and arrived in Africa the last week in September. The Gerber’s received several let ters from their daughter stating the trip was uneventful. Miss Gerber is a graduate of thr Pandora high school. Ottawa Refinery Starts Work Again Delayed bec.h.se of inclement weather, the refining of sugar beets was started at the Buckeye Sugar company plant at Ottawa. The wet weather has made it impossible for groVers to lift their beets without hauling large quanti ties of mud to the plant along with the beets. About 60 days of re fining this fall is expected. Fiji Custom In the Fiji Islands, the human head is held to be sacred, and it is an insult to reach above the head of another person. HO ■ars at a Cairo J. A. Vore and is Grain company where it was the Netherlands npany for ship- Rockport Sgt. !. Price of Langley Field, Va., is spending a fifteen day fur lough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Price of Rockport. Mrs. Grace Jones of Lima spent several days the past week with her sister Mrs. Glen Mayberry and fam ily. Mrs. Harold Marshall was among those who attended a meeting of the Au Revoir club held in the home of Mrs. Joe Basinger near Columbus Grove last Thursday. Miss Madeline Bixel of Rittman spent the week end with her sister Mrs. F. C. Marshall and other rela tives in this vicinity. Rev. Ernest Bigelow who is here on furlough announced Sunday that hie has been granted an additional fifteen days which will give him until the sixth of November. Mrs. Grace Jones of Lima spent Friday evening in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Freet. Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie May and fam ily are planning to go to Florida as soon as the crops are gathered in. Previous to the war they spent sev eral winters there. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Mayberry re ceived word by telephone Friday night that their son Franklin 1/c (Sc) will arrived in New York, Sunday to par ticipate in Navy Day exercises to be held there October 27th. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Augsburger of Williamsport, Pa., and Mrs. Hiram Augsburger of Ft. Wayne, Ind., spent several days the past week with their mother, Mrs. William Augsburger in Bluffton and their sister, Mrs. Her bert Marshall. Thursday evening they all joined in a family dinner hon oring their mother’s birthday anni versary. Public Sale I, the undersigned, will sell at public auction 3 miles east of Bluffton, or 214 south of Mt. Cory and mile west, or 8*4 miles north of Ada and mile west, on Tuesday, Cctcbcr 23 Beginning at 1:00 P. M. Miss Madeline Bixel of Rittman, Mrs. F. C. Marshall and Mrs. Orlo Marshall attended a meeting of the Advance Club held in the home of Mrs. Edison Diller in Pandora, Sat urday afternoon. Mrs. R. A. Tripper of Memphis, Tenn, and Ed Mason of Tunica, Miss, flew to Toledo and then on to Colum bus Grove by train to visit their par ents, Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Mason and their sister, Mrs. Guy C. Mayberry for several days. Mr. and Mrs. May berry and daughter Joan took them to Toledo Sunday night where they boarded a plane for the return trip to Memphis. The following property: /7 7 HEAD OF CATTLE Jersey cow 4 years old with calf by side Jersey cow 8 years old with calf by side Holstein cow 4 years old with calf by side Guernsey cow 5 years old with calf by side Jersey cow 7 years old giving good flow of milk, to be fresh next March Jersey cow 11 years old giving good flow of milk, to be fresh next March Jersey heifer 2 years old to be fresh March 1. 57 HEAD OF HOGS Five Chester White sows with 45 pigs by side open Chester White sow 50 shoats averaging 100 to 125 pounds Spotted Poland China Male hog. All double immuned. SHEEP—25 Shropshire ewes from 1 to 4 years old Shropshire ram. FARM MACHINERY A little daughter who has been named Cynthia Louise was born to Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Cupp of Pandora, Sunday morning. Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Cupp of this place are the happy grandparents. F-14 International tractor on good rubber, has road gear, power lift and cultivator in A-l shape 12-inch Moline tractor plow McCormick-Deering 7 ft. tractor disc McCor mick corn planter with fertilizer attachment and tongue truck Superior 12 hoe fertilizer grain drill John Deere cultipacker McCormick corn binder Osborn 7 ft. grain binder Easy-way cylinder hay loader McCormick-Deering manure spreader McCormick 6 ft. mower McCormick hay tedder 314 inch wagon with grain bed 10 ft. steel har row buck rake for front end of tractor. All above ma chinery in good shape. FEED AND GRAIN—9 tons of mixed hay 3 tons tim othy hay 200 bales straw 200 bushels oats. CHICKENS—225 Triple A Leghorn yearling hens. MISCELLANEOUS—Set good brass mounted work harness and collars 2 metal hog feeders 2 12-ft. hog troughs 8-ft. hog trough 500 bushel size picket corn crib 4 log chains pair log binders Vi H. P. gasoline motor, 14 H. P. electric motor, grapple hay fork, corn sheller, 16 sheets galvanized roofing 115 ft. good 1-inch hay rope 250 ft. pullback hay rope, 6 pulleys, 2 fork pulleys, 2 harpoons and slings, 10 planks, 10 by 14 ft. some gate boards, scoop shovels and forks, post auger, spades, two 50-gal. drums. 55 gal. vinegar barrel, MacComb brooder stove, 500 chick size chick feeders and founts, 12 ft round brooder house, lot of feed sacks, 2 horse blankets, Round Oak heating stove, 6 leather bottom chairs, reed doll buggy. Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Ludwig of Lima were Sunday afternoon guests of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Campbell and daught er Elizabeth. TERMS—CASH The following program has been ar ranged for the October meeting of the Friendly Neighbor’s club: Song Roll Call—“Shortcuts in your Daily Housework One Act Play—“\ou I GEORGE KIMMEL, Owner Thrapp & Warren, Aucts. Ream & Marshall, Clerks Said it Lady,” Mrs. Clifford Fruchey, Mrs. Ella Huber, Mrs. Stewart Berry hill and Mrs. Mary Dunlap music— Mrs. William Stephens Open Discus sion—“What Makes a Good Neigh bor Contest in charge of Mrs. Stan ley Salter. Place of meeting has not been definitely decided. G. E. PFALTZGRAF—Phone 1205 W. Market t., Orrville, Ohio L. B. PFALTZGRAF—Phone 577 303 Hall Street, Orrville, Ohio OWNERS Rev. and Mrs. E. N. Bigelow and son Bruce, Dr. and Mrs. M. R. Bixel, daughter Alice Jean and son, Paul Don of Bluffton and Miss Madeline Bixel of Rittman were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Mar shall. Beginning at 12:30 P. M- The following property: 12 CATTLE—Guernsey cow 7 year! old with calf by side Guernsey cow 6 years old, fresh 8]weeks Shorthorn cow 7 years old, fresh 8 weeks Shorthoim cow 6 years old, fresh 7 weeks Jersey cow giving good |dw of milk, due fo freshen March 1 Shorthorn heifer 3 years old, due to freshen Feb. 1 3 Guernsey heifers due spring 2 Shorthorn heifers due to 1 Guernsey bull 6 months old. These ca‘ flesh. 21 SHROPSHIRE SHEEP—20 goo ram. FARM IMPLEMENTS, HOUSEHOLD GOODS—Large Heatrola Perfection oil heater pore and other articles. FEED & GRAIN—400 bushels wheat straw. Terms—Cash. J. Leonard Gratz, Auct. Albert Winkler. Clerk EL-GE FARM DISPERSAL Because of increasing business responsibilities we, the under signed. will sell at Auction to the highest bilider. the following Real Estate and Personal Property: I THE EL-GE WARM East Orr Street Extension Orrville, Ohio I Saturday, October 27, 1945 10:30 A. M. Eastern Standard Time 47 ACRES OF LAND—20 acres of the pasture and timber. This land is new a: improved with a 36X60 2-story feeding ment silos rat-proof corn ^rib rat am water electricity and drain sewers throughout also living quarters for a hired hand. Barnyards and driveways are paved with 6 inches of slag and limestone. This real estate will be sold promp 22 Reg. Scotch Sh These cattle will be sold with healt and Bang’s tested. The females in thi? the best blood lines and from the top The herd.......... Champion year. “This bull “Wattacres Goldfinder.’ at the Ohio State Show an Phone would be a wonderful opportunity for some young man to buy the entire herd.” 7 Select Palomino & Saddle Horses Riding Horse I TERMS—Cash on Chattels. Real Estate $1,000.00 down balance on delivery of deed. S. C. Sprunger, Auctioneer Phone 37—Kidron. Ohio DEAD STOCK REMOVED WITHOUT PAY BUCKEYE UCTION COMPANY, Findlay, Ohio THURSDAY, OCT. IS, 1945 Final 432Cider 1 Due to the short ige of apples. the Morning Star der Press will be operated for tF last day of the season. Wednes ay, October 24. Cider and apples for sale. Public Salto I, the undersigned, will sell at public sale at my farm V/2 miles north of Beaverdam on State I^oute 696, or 7 miles southwest of Bluffton, on Tuesday, October 23 Seth Basinger & Son News Want-ads wring results. to freshen in early reshen in spring tie are all in good ewes Shropshire TC. McCormick corn binder Gibbs breaking plow Oliver corn plow double shovel plow two-whfjel farm trailer with steel wheels 10 hole self feeder hog ^ouse 6 ft. bv 7 ft., om plow double shovel plow two-whdbl farm trailer with teel wheels 10 hole self feeder hog ^ouse 6 ft. by 7 ft., extra good brooder house, 10 ft. by 1•) ft. 200 good feed sacks IV2 H. P. John Deere gasoline carpenter saws, squares, hammer ai articles. engine lard press level, and other I size Golden Glow swing and glider, tod oats 150 bales CLAIR MOSER, Owner I lest crop land, balance in well limed. The land is lirn 2 10 30 Orrville ce fire-proof grain bin city |y at 1:00 P. M. irthorn Cattle 1 papers furnished, both T. B. ■herd have been selected from reeders in Ohio and Indiana. offered here was the Grand Sale held at Columbus this quipment FARM EQUIPMENT & FEED—Mode plow 7 ft. power mower 2-row cultivi above is all Allis Chalmers and new, silage cutter 1944 McD. pick-up baler 8 ft. General cultipacker New Idea n her tire wagon 2-wheel rubber tire 1 drill M-Harris corn planter 2-sec. sd row 500 gal. gasoline tank and pump, corn crib 14-in. Papec hammermill: Ottowa gasoline motor 10.000 ft. rani oak lumber, smooth on all sides, and (many other articies. FEED—1000 bales mixed hay whedt straw corn in crib oats 12 acres of standing corn 10X30 silo of hay ensilage. WC tractor 2-bottom 14-in. tor Model 60 harvester. The 1945 models 1945 Papec en on rubber 7 ft. double disc anure spreader 4-wheel rub •ailer Superior 10-disc grain ke harrow 2-sec. spring har 2 H. P. air compressor metal ton Papec feed mixer 6 H. P. 'in width and length seasoned 475 Collect BRANCH OF FOSTORIA ANIMAL PRODUCTS, INC.