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High Milk Subsidy
More than $275,000 has been paid
to Allen county farmers in govern
ment production payments for sheep,
beef cattle, milk and butterfat, Clair
A. Patterson, chairman of the AAA
committee stated.
Of this amount by far the largest
share has been paid for milk and
butterfat with some 1,500 farmers
sharing in nearly $257,000. The
milk program has been in operation
since the latter part of 1944.
Postwar Business In
crease In Delphos
Delphos is undergoing what is
Improve Your
Home with—
Roofing, Spouting,
Asbestos Siding,
Roll Brick and
Insul Brick
Also see me''for Metal
Roof Painting, & Furnaces
Jacob Warkentin
Rt. 2, Columbus Grove, Ohio
Bluffton phone 645-R
Public Sale
Monday, February 25th
termed the largest business boom in
half a century.
Returning veterans and war work
ers are entering business with three
new' garages, stores dealing in hard
ware, automobile supplies, furniture,
beer, poultry products and appliances
and two filling stations. A veterin
arian and dentist also have located
Deny New Trial For
Lima Attorney
Motion for a new trial of his
suspension proceedings was denied
here to Charles W. Long, Lima at
torney, by the three-judge court
which heard the case.
Long had been given a nine-month
suspension for practicing law on the
basis of charges filed against him by
a committee of the Allen County Lar
The court consisted of Judges A.
V. Bauman, Fremont Richard L.
Cameron, Marysville and Earl K.
Solether, Bowling Green.
Fall Brings Action
After Complaints
For three years City Councilman
John McRedmon had complained
about bad sidewalk approaches at
several railroad crossings in Delphos.
When Council convened Mr. Mc
Redmon was late for the first time
in six years. He had stumbled,
broken his glasses and suffered a
cheek cut.
The undersigned will sell at public sale on the I. W.
Welty farm 2 miles west of Bluffton town hall on West Elm
street road or 4 miles southeast of Pandora
Councilmen expressed sympathy
Beginning at 1:00 P. M. I
The following property: I
2 HORSES—Bay mare, good worker bay gelding 12
years old, extra good worker, wt. about 1800.
13 CATTLE-Jersey-Guernsey cow, fresh with calf by
side roan row, fresh with calf by side red cow giving
milk Brown Swiss cow giving milk w'hite cow to freshen
March 5 roan heifer to freshen by day of sale 3 steers
coming 2 years old, corn fed 2 heifers 10 months old.
These cows and heifers are T. B. tested.
38 HOGS—2 Chester White sows, double immuned
to farrow March 10: 2 Chester White gilts double immuned,
with 15 pigs by side farrowed Feb. 1 33 Spotted Poland
China and Chester White shoats, avg. 125 pounds, thrifty
and double immuned full blood Spotted Poland China male
hog coming 2 years old.
10-20 McCormick-Deering tractor in good condition
12 inch Oliver tractor plow tandem disc in good condition
spring tooth harrow in extra good shape spike tooth har
row Black Hawk No.’115 corn planter with fertilizer at
tachment used only two seasons McCormick grain binder,
6 ft. cut 9 hoj Thomas grain drill with fertilizer attach
ment Dain hay loader rakes for Ohio hay loader Inter
national hay tedder John Deere No. 2 mower 5 ft. cut
with tongue truck Webber farm wagon and grain bed
Ohio manure spreader John Deere 2-row cultivator Mc
Cormick-Deering single row' cultivator one-horse cultivat
or Oliver sulky breaking plow walking plow bodsled
collars 2 sets double work harness 1,000 lb. platform
scales 6 good hog coops: hog troughs corn sheller forks
ay knife big iron kettle with stand lard press No 12
DeLaval cream separator 1 6 H. P. Delco motor corner
cup’ oard grindstone, and other articles.
HAY—10 tons timothy and alfalfa 30 tons timothy,
alfalfa and clover mixed.
Ford 2-door, 1929 Model A, just overhauled.
Terms- Cash. Nothing to be removed until settled for.
Elmer Badertsclier, Owner
1 hrapp & Wiirren, Aucts, L. Shirl Hlatfield, Clerk
and ordered a survey of the walks
by a committee.
Enters Guilty Plea
Samuel Long, 71, Willard, O.,
pleaded guilty at Findlay to leaving
the s^ene of an accident and was
fined $50 by Mayor Clarence Gass
Two Offjces Looted By
Safe Crackers
Sheriff’s deputies were investigat
ing safe burglaries in two Hancock
County elevator offices where $1,
414.86 in cash and checks were
Burglars took $784.66 in cash and
an $11.50 check from the safe of the
Vanlue Grain and Supply Co. and
$221.70 in cash and $397 in checks
from the Mt. Blanchard Elevator
Sheriff Ora A. Cooper believes the
robberies were the work of a safe
cracking gang which recently visited
elevators at Blomdale, North Balti
more and Deshler.
Material Obtained By
Two Findlay Firms
Conditions affecting tw’o of Find
lay’s largest industries through
the nationwide steel strike are
easing, company spokesmen said.
The Cooper Corp., threatened by a
lack of bead wire for tires, is back
in full production. Delivery on bead
wire was resumed following settle­
ment of a dispute by one manu
At the Buckeye Traction Ditcher
Co., where approximately 250 work
ers hud been laid off because of in
ability to produce certain materials,
the workers are being called back.
Two Boys Loot Jail
Before Fleeing
Two 15-year-old boys, being held
in the Hancock County jail for
Michigan juvenile authorities, escap
ed late yesterday by breaking the
window in their detention room and
lied with about $9 they had obtain
ed by ransacking the jail. They were
recaptured at Mansfield, O.
The boys had escaped from the
Boys Republic School, Farmington,
Mich. They had been picked up in
Route 25, north of Findlay, by the
State Highway Patrol.
The boys told patrolmen they had
slept in a barn and on a stairway in
St Vincent’s Hospital in Toledo
where they told a hurse they were
awaiting a milk truck.
The boys were believed to have
stolen a car at Vaughnsville, O. The
car was owned by Charles Griffith.
Approve Hancock’s
New Valuations
General property reappraisal in
Hancock County has been completed
and new valuations have been ap
proved by the State Tax Commis
sion, County Auditor Charles E.
Simpson said. An increase or
$1,805,000 was reported.
Under the new appraisal, the
county valuation totals $70,637,100 as
compared to a previous valuation of
$68,832,000. Findlay’s valuation is
Highway Cop’s Day
Is 15 Hours Long
State highway patrolmen in
District A averaged 15 hours of
active duty per day and traveled a
total of 22,170 miles on motorcycles
and 609,409 miles in patrol cars in
1945, Lieut. S. D. Augenstein, com
mander, reported.
The district comprises 24 counties
in northwestern Ohio, with head
quarters in Findlay.
Of the 1,484 accidents investigated
76 involved fatalities with 87 persons
killed. Ten airplane accidents were
Dad and Lad are going after corn for AMSTUTZ
HATCHERY Pullets, because this stock has the BREED
ING and STAMINA. The egg size and body size
They really shell out the eggs when fed a balanced egg
mash with corn or other grains added- at night. We
have helped start many a tine boy on his way to success
with chickens. Glad to have the boys and girls drop in
for free literature. It won’t be long before you are go
ing after your CHICKS. On the basis of results, may
we have your chick order? Special Early Order Discount.
Complete poultry service, bring us your poultry problems.
Amstutz Hatcheries
E. J. Wahlie, Mgr.
investigated. Propertv recovered by
the patrolmen totaled $70,145.
There were 2,937 warnings issued
and 1,884 arrests made during the
year, Lieutenant Augenstein reported.
Husband Reunited
With Missionary
Word has been received that Mrs.
Edna Van Fleet Hobbs, missionary of
the First Methodist Church of Ken
ton, and her English husband, Tom
Hobbs, are united again* after more
than two years of separation in
detention camps in Japan. At the
outbreak of the war they were
serving in South Korea.
Mr. and Mrs. Hobbs are expected
to arrive in the United States in
May and plan to visit friends.
The Rev. and Mrs. Charles Lipp,
Lima district missionaries of the
Methodist church to India for 39
years, are now homeward bound.
They are in Australia, awaiting
transportation, and expect to arrive
in Kenton in May.
The Lipps were from nearby
Ada Youth Has Nar
row Escape After Rid
ing Mishap
William Dodge, 20, caught under
a falling horse at Ada, was reported
in good condition in Lima Memorial
hospital where he was taken im
mediately following the mishap.
Dodge, an employe of Carey Clum,
Ada merchant, had taken Clum’s
riding horse out for exercise when
the animal bolted and ran away with
him. The horse dashed across Main
street into an alley where an auto
mobile was parked at an angle and
tried to leap over the hood of the
Finding the youth beneath the
horse a neighbor sat on the head of
the animal which seemed stunned
by its fall until others were able to
remove Dodge whose head was near
the prostrate horse’s legs.
The hor^e was not injured.
Mother And Son Are
Killed In Crash
A mother and her 12-year-old son
were killed instantly when a west
bound Erie railroad passenger train
hit the car in which they were seat
ed as the husband and another son
were attempting to push the vehicle
off the Carmean crossing, three
miles northwest of Kenton, during a
blinding snow storm Thursday night.
Mrs. Gladys Kneisley, 38, of Gosh
en township, Hardin county and her
2-year-old son, DeWayne, were kill
ed instantly.
Donald Kneisley, 37, husband and
father, is in McKitrick hospital with
-shock and bruises which he received
when the train hit the car as he
was pushing it. Edwin, seven-year
old son of the couple, escaped injury
in the accident.
The husband and Edwin had gotten
out of the car and started to pusn
it off the tracks when the train
crashed into the vehicle, killing the
mother and son and demolishing the
car, the coroner stated. He said the
wind and snow prevented Kneisley
from noticing the approaching loco
Armory To Be Used As
O. N. U. Dorm
Student housing at Ohio Northern
University at Ada will be relieved
through use of the National Guard
armory there as a dormitory. Adj.
Gen. Donald F. Pancoast announced
He said the university expected to
quarter 200 students there.
Pleads Guilty To Ar
son Charge
Dr. Gail W. Robson, veternarian,
Mt. Victory, who had pleaded inno
cent to an indictment on arson
charges, has changed his plea to
guilty. Judge Arthur D. Tudor
ordered him committed to the Lima
State Hospital for the Criminal In
sane for observation to determine
his |iiental condition.
Judge Tudor said Robson would
either be committed to the Lima
hospital or be sentenced to from two
to 20 years in the Ohio Penitentiary.
The charge is based on the de
struction of a bam owned by Rob
son’s estranged wife.
Ohio Crews Help Clear
Snow-Swept Chicago
Section crews from Ada, Lafayette
and Lima were called to Chicago to
aid in the clearing of snow from the
blizzard-swept tracks of the Penn
sylvania railroad. Floyd Derringer,
section foreman, accompanied the
Ada group.
Award Putnam Service
Members of the Putnam county
selective service board have been
cited for awards in recognition of
their services during World War II.
it was disclosed by Dr. H. A. Neis
wander, chairman.
The members were invited to go
to Toledo and receive the awards in
a formal presentation ceremony re
cently, but were unable to make the
trip at that time. They were inform
ed their awards will be mailed to
The board announced 14 selectees
underwent their pre-induction physi
cal examinations at Cleveland recent
ly and the district board of appeals
at Cleveland upheld the 1-A classi
fications of the local board for 12
other selectees after reviewing their
Joseph T. FerKusonAAuditor of State
Bureau of Inspection and Supervision
of Public llffices
Richland Township, .fllen County, Ohio
For the Fiscal Year EndLn December 31, 1945
Population.... ].3765, 1940
Total Salaries and Wades Paid
During the Year 1941 ............. 4.542.79
Tax Valuation ............I.............$6,023,616.90
Tax Levy ..................... I................ $ 1.30
Blufftln, Ohio, Feb. 6, 1946
I hereby certify the hollowing report to be
Twp. Clerk.
General Property TaJ ..........................$5504.52
Sales Tax ................1............................ 1561.59
Gasoline Tax ..........J..'.......................... 2560.96
Inheritance Tax ...1............................. 13.14
Cigarette Tax .....J............................. 6.19
Cemeteries—Sales oft Lots ................. 40.00
Total Receipts .... I............................... $9G86.4O
General Executive Services—
Compensation of Ttustees................ $ 987.00
Compensation of fclerk ..................... 410.50
Legal Services j................................. 13.23
Total General Executive ServiMs ../$1410.73
Poor Relief—Burifil Expenses 1I... .1 .$ 95.00
Highways— L'
New Road Construction—QLninJ'ts 750.02
Road Maintenance and’ Re»r
I^abor ........I.......... .......................... 4156.26
Material .,1........{• ir-................... 1812.60
Total Highways/.....................................$6718.86
Compensation pf Officers & Employees 410.00
Tools, Machinery and Materials .... 18.85
Total Cemeteries .....................................$ 423.85
General Supplies ............................... $ 203.15
Memorial Day Exper-ses ............... 25.00
Employes Retirement (Twp. share) 66.45
Total Miscellaneous ............................ $ 294.60
Total Payments ............... $8943.04
Total of All Funds
Balance. January 1. 1945 (Clerk's) $ 4729.27
Receipts Duripg Year ......................... 9686.40
Total Receipt* and Balance .............$14415.67
Payments Duping Year .....................$ 8943.04
Balance. Dee. 81. 1945 (Clerk's).... $ 5472.63
Outstanding Warrants.
December |1, 1945 (Add) .............. 273.76
Balance in Depository. Dec. 31. 1945 $ 5746.39
Mrs. William H. Steiner spent Sun
day with Mr. and Mrs. Wm. New and
family at Columbus Grove.
Mrs. Aaron Hilty entertained the
W. S. C. S. of the Methodist Church
Thursday evening.
Chester McBride of Lima was a
Sunday caller in town.
Carol Jean and Janet Krohn enter
tained their Sunday School Class in
their home Thursday evening.
Howard Welty has gone to Cleve
land for observation and treatment
at a hospital there.
A number from here heard Rosa
Page Welch at Bluffton Sunday even
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Reese were
in Dayton one day last week on busi
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Seitz and
sons who have been living in Portland
Oregon this winter returned last Fri
day and expect to move into their
home in Ottawa next week.
Harry Steffen, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Sam Steften, who is in the Navy re
turned to Philadelphia one day last
week after spending 10 days at his
home here.
Mrs. Ethel Roberts of Los Angeles
California and granddaughters Rose
Mary and Bonnie Sue of Yuma, Ariz.,
called on Mrs. Hiram Krohn recently.
Mrs. Edward Hilty who has been
a patient at Bluffton Hospital has
been removed to the home of her
daughter Mrs. George Lehmap.
Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Steiner and
family of Lima spent the week-end
with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Noah
G. Steiner and family.
The Au Revoir Club was enter
tained at the Louis Risser home last
Miss Winifred Steiner entertained
a number of girl friends at Sunday
dinner in her home.
Tulip Ti me, a tuneful operetta
will be presented in the high school
auditorium next Tuesday at 8 o’clock
by the music department of the high
school. Appearing in the cast are
Fred Amtutz, Bill Boehr, Anna Boehr,
Lois Steiner, June Geiger, Alfred
Basinger, Marjorie Basinger, Ann
Geiger, Dwight Steiner, Jim and
Mark Diller. Earl Lehman is direc
tor and Carol Geiger pianist.
Callers at the Myron Stratton
home the past week were Mr. and
Mrs. Shirley Nonnamaker, Mr. and
Mrs. Adrian Pifer and Helen Pifer
and Milton Benroth.
This community was grieved to
hear of the death of Rev. George
W. Lilly of Van Buren, Rev. Lilly
had been a former pastor at the
Olive Branch church here.
Mr. and Mrs. Rolland Koontz and
family of Bluffotn called Sunday
evening at the Arthur Nonnamaker
Union Prayer services at Bethesda
Church Thursday evening.
Recent visitors at the Ami Nonna
maker home were Mrs. Jane Bender,
Alice Bender, Vance Bender and son
Robert Marie Urban of Findlay
Fern Koch, Thomas Koontz, Chas.
Nonnamaker, Walter Hamilton, Mr.
and Mrs. Howard Nonnamaker and.
Public Sale
The undersigned will sell at Publia Auction at his farm
5 miles west of Findlay on route 25 ai]id five miles south on
698 and 4 mile East 114 miles no^th of Jenera and 14
mile east, on
Wednesday, February 27
HORSES—Gray gelding, 8 yeans old, weight 1800 lbs.
gray mare, 8 years old, weight 1700 lbs. This is a good
work team.
39 HOGS—31 feeder shoats, average weight about 100
lbs. 2 Spotted Poland China sows to farrow 2nd week of
March 2 Chester White sows tio farrow 2nd week of
March Chester White gilt to farrow 2nd week of March
Chester White sow to farrow Aplil 1 Chester White gilt
to farrow April 1 pure bred Spotted Poland China boar,
eighteen months old.
FEED—300 bushels good dry corn 10 tons loose Tim
othy hay 225 bales mixed hay.
McCormick Deering model II Farmall tractor on rub
ber, with starter, lights, power lift and liquid in tires, com
plete with Little Genius two bottom 14 in. plow with 8
sets of points McCormick Deering tractor disc, like new
McCormick Deering cultipacker New Idea side delivery
rake New Idea hay loader New Idea manure spreader
McCormick Deering com binder McCormick Deermg 8 ft.
cut grain binder Moniter gr^in drill with tractor hitch
Gale corn planter with fertilizer attachment 2 wagons, one
low wheel with ladders one grain bed like new spring
tooth harrow spike tooth harrow Papec silo filler break
ing plow one horse cultivator plow Buckeye 2 row corn
cultivator McCormick Deering mowdng machine, 6 ft. cut
buzz saw, 32 inch hay slings mud boat and 3 new run
ners 4 double hog houses stjeel self feeder hog fountain,
Chatham fanning mill, new set of double work harness,
horse collars and nets, Goodyear 75 ft. tractor belt, 3 blocks
and tackle, new tarpulin 2014x12, 2 iron kettles, 2 copper
kettles, meat grinder, lard riress, meat boards, 4 electric
pig brooders, 14 H. P. electee motor, DeLaval cream sep
arator with 14 H. P. motor, tractor ditch filler, buzz saw
belt, dump scraper, kerosene Simplex chick brooder, corn
cracker, 25 potato crates, aiyd other miscellaneous items.
Sale to Commence at 12:30 O’clock P. M. Sharp.
TERMS—CASH. No goods to be removed until settled for.
THURSDAY, FEB. 21, 1946
Bon, Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Klingler and
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Nonnamaker
and daughter Kaye called Wednesday
evening at the Shirley Nonnamaker
Mrs. N. B. Steinman of Bluffton
called at the Ami Pifer home Monday
For Vigor and Health—
include meat in your menu.
Always ready to serve f’ou.
Bigler Bros.
Fresh and Salt Meats
Paul Keller, Owner
Thrapp and Warren, Auctioneers C. M. McClelland, Clerk
Public Sale
The undersigned will sell at public auction on the Linda Bogart
farm located 1 mile northeast of Columbus Grove on State Route
65. on
Tuesday, Feb. 26
Commencing at 1:00 O’clock P. M.
The following property:
22 HEAD OF JERSEY CATTLE— Jersey cow 7 years old, will
freshen last of March Jersey cow 5 years old, was fresh in August,
will freshen in June 4 two-year-old heifers, were fresh in November,
rebred Jersey cow 9 j^ars old, was frsh in Dec. Jersey cow 4 years
old, will freshen in April Jersey cow 4 years old, was fresh in Aug
ust, rebred coming I year old heifer, will freshen soon Jersey cow
6 years old, will freshen in April 5 year old cow, will freshen in
April 7 year old qow, will freshen last of March 4 Jersey heifers,
coming yearlings Jersey heifers, 3 months old Jersey bull, 2 years
old. If you are ut the market for some real Jersey cows in the pink
of condition att*d thissfl If 11111111 i st per
39 CHESTEy Wlfi i E HOGS—4 brood sows, immuned, will far
row middle of Atarch yearling male hog 2 year old male hog 33
shoats averaging* 60 pounds.
25 HEAD OF SHROPSHIRE SHEEP—24 ewes to lamb in April,
1 Shropshire buck.
FARM MACJHINERY, ETC.—McCormick-Deering gearless hay
loader Deering ^rain binder John Deere walking plow Heller Aller
pump jack and mptor 10 metal cow stalls Bradley manure spreader
Allis Chalmers 14 in. two bottom tractor plow Massey Harris 14 in.
two bottom tractor plow on rubber 7 ft. McCormick-Deering disc,
in good condition McCormick-Deering corn planter 9 hoe drill, and
other articles not mentioned.
GRAIN—50l bushels corn 8 tons hay Alfalfa and Little Red
Terms of Sale—Cash.
year old.
Maurice Bell and Linda Bogart, Owners
Thrapp and Wlrren, Auctioneers Herbert Huffman, Clerk
Phone MAIN 475 Collect

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