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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
He also indicated the depot would
continue to prepare tanks and other
vehicles for long term storage or
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.
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
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.
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
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
Seth Basinger, Auqt.
Hiram Kohli, Clerk.
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
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.
mg corn.
soon we will offer
east and south
5 miles sout
al, ood work team.
'ing good flow of
onths to 15 months,
litter of pigs.
Auctioneers—Thrapp and Warren Clerk—L. Shiri Hatfield
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,
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
Sergeant Bosworth, now discharged
said his wife, whom he married in
May, 1944, had served 'as a cook in
an army camp.
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
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
Quality, Quantity & Serv
ice for all types of fur
naces and stoves.
Call Lima 79371 or write—
The Parks-Kiay
loaded into two
elevator in charge
shipped to the Norr
in Baltimore, Md.
taken over by
Transportation cor
ment to Holland.
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
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
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
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.
■ars at a Cairo
J. A. Vore and
is Grain company
where it was
the Netherlands
npany for ship-
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
1205 W. Market t., Orrville, Ohio
L. B. PFALTZGRAF—Phone 577
303 Hall Street, Orrville, Ohio
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
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‘
Heatrola Perfection oil heater pore
and other articles.
FEED & GRAIN—400 bushels
wheat straw.
J. Leonard Gratz, Auct. Albert Winkler. Clerk
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
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..........
bull “Wattacres Goldfinder.’
at the Ohio State Show an
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
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
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
engine lard press
level, and other
size Golden Glow
swing and glider,
tod oats 150 bales
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
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

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