OCR Interpretation

The Bluffton news. [volume] (Bluffton, Ohio) 1875-current, March 14, 1946, Image 6

Image and text provided by Ohio History Connection, Columbus, OH

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87076554/1946-03-14/ed-1/seq-6/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for

Cycle Crashes Hurt
Two Lima Men
A second motorcycle accident at
Lima within 24 hours put Joseph
Miller in Memorial Hospital with a
fractured leg and multiple cuts. His
motorcycle skidded out of control
into a truck.
Condition of Robert E. Moore, who
was injured is reported critical. He
suffered a head injury when thrown
from his motorcycle.
Starts Series Of Mis
haps After Stepping
On Car Starter
Janet Shade, 14, will look twice
before she steps on the starter of an
automobile again. She did it without
The motor started and the car, in
reverse gear on an incline in the
driveway at the Shade home, threw
her mother and father to the ground
when it rammed a utility pole.
Mrs. Shade was attempting to
enter the automobile when it started
rolling and Mr. Shade was injured
while trying to turn off the ignition
as he stood on the running board.
Terms: CASH.
Leland Basinger, Mgr.
Public Sale
of Household Goods
The undersigned will sell at his farfn 2 miles south
and 14 mile west of Pandora
Saturday, March 16
Beginning at 1 p. m.
The following property:
4 beds with springs, 1 dresser, 11 antique dresser, 4
stands, 2 book cases, 1 set curtain stretchers, 4 9-12 rugs,
dining room table with 9 chairs, assortment of pictures,
buifet with mirror, 5 mirrors, drop leaf kitchen table and
4 chairs, 4 rocking chairs, davenporft, piano, fern with
pedestal, 8-day antique clock, South |3end kitchen range,
kitchen utensils and dishes, electric washing machine with
tubs, fruit cupboard, cider press, iron? kettle, garden tools,
shovels, one 1 H. P. electric motor, tine 14 electric motor,
one feed grinder, buzz saw with Jnantle, furnace and
kitchen wood, other articles too num^-ous to mention.
Seth Basinger, Auctioneer.
At intersection of Highwi
Mobile Gas station, Beaverdam,
at 1:00 P. M.
Seven (7) room slate roof house, barn, com crib,
chicken coop, evergreens, cedar hedges, wire fencing,
all cement blocks in summer kitchen and foundations.
All articles and buildings must be moved no later
than 30 days after purchase. Purchaser of hpuse has
option to buy piece of land from owner approximately
3»/2 acres from present location of house if desired.
Son In Rome Ca
Lima Parents
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. File of Lima
tackled their daily tasks with light
hearts for they talked with their son,
Alfred J. File, petty officer third
class, from Rome. The only hitc|i in
an otherwise gratifying call was that
it was delayed three hours and 15
Urge Parking Meters
For Lima Square
Modernization of Lima’s Public
Square was in prospect following the
recommendation of D. F. Miller, traf
fic inspector, that safety islands, new’
street lights and parking meters be
placed in the center of the area.
Inspector Miller said that 80
meters could be placed in the square,
thus affording means of enforcing
limited parking of automobiles which
is virtually impossible now.
Ordnance Depot To Be
Permanent At Lima
Col. G. W. Vaughn, commanding
officer, announced today that Wash
ington has designated the Lima
Ordnance Depot as a permanent in-
Chick Starter
Now fortified with
wonderful, new
M-V (Methio-Vite)
Take advantage of the greatest feeding
development in years, M-V (Methio-Vite).
Build up a healthy, fast-growing flock that
will show more profits for you. Stop in.
Let us show you what M-V has proved in
actual flock tests!
H. L. Hirschfeld, Auctioneer
25 and 30 opposite
io, on
under army jurisdiction with civilian
personnel serving under the civil
service program.
Announced simultaneously w’as that
the depot personnel will be cut ap
proximately one-third from its
present level of 1,781. The im
mediate cut will reduce the number
of civilian workers at the depot to
Facilities at the depot will be
utilized for permanent storage of
army vehicles, Colonel Vaughn said.
Delphos Church Ob
serves Centennial
Members of Trinity Methodist
church here are observing the cen
tennial of the church’s organization.
Amplifier chimes have been install
ed in the church tower to replace
the church bell. The congregation
has a sizeable building fund and has
considered a new structure.
The church history show’s that the
first hotel here built in 1846 by R.
M. Pedicord, was tised for church
services. The congregation included
25 laborers who helped build the
Miami & Erie canal through Delphos.
Later, the second story of a woolen
factory housed the congregation
before a church w’as built in 1850.
We’re Proud Of Her
Brothers Too
One of the proudest sisters in
Lima, is Mrs. Howard Burke whose
three brothers have reached near-top
in their respective professions. Dud
ley Nichols, a Hollywood scenarist,
received the Academy Award several
years ago for an adaptation of the
movie “The Informer.” Robert
Nichols is editor of “Field and
Stream,” popular sports magazine.
And John Nichols is a lieutenant
commander in the navy medical
corps. The family formerly lived in
Student Injured In
Auto-Truck Crash
Miss Martha Husvar, Endicott,
N. ¥., a student at Bowding Green
State University, suffered cuts on
her forehead and knee at Findlay in
an automobile-truck collision. Three
other occupants of the car suffered
lesser injuries. They are T. Hager
man, Findlay, driver of the car B.
E. Pitney, Findlay, and Miss Helen
Bolton, Kenton.
Urge Better Lighting
In Crime Battle
Urging Setter lighting in offices
and mercantile establishments to aid
in police inspection Police Chief Leo
M. Larkins said his officers are mak
ing every effort to combat the wave
of crime which has hit Findlay.
U. S. Has Ample Oil
Reserves, Club Told
Initiative and ingenuity stemming
from free enterprise in America can
explore and develop all the oil the
world can consume for years to
come, G. W. Noble, geologist, Ohio
Oil Co., told Findlay Kiwanis club
Alarm over the nation’s dwindling
oil reserves has been expressed thru
the years with the actual picture
never as glum as the forecasts, he
Latest estimate on the nation’s oil
reserves is 20 billion barrels, the
geologist said, that being the opinion
of the qualified committee of reserves
of the American Petroleum Institute.
Evidence indicates a number of
nations have a total amount of oil
greater than that of the United
States, Mr. Noble said, adding that
American initiative has produced
petroleum in such quantities that
two world wars have been fought
and won on U. S. oil.
Aged Woman Perishes
In Home Fire
A 78-year-old woman perished at
Findlay in a two-story stucco
bungalow fire after an heroic rescue
attempt by her daughter had failed.
The victim was Mrs. Belle McCrea
Time Out For Findlay
It takes time to give time, said
Police Chief Leo Larkins, so he
ordered Findlay police to discontinue
giving the time to persons calling by
telephone. As many as 200 calls
for time have been answered daily,
he said.
Bonds Given Winner
Of Legion Contest
Winners of the annual essay con
test sponsored by Ralph D. Cole
Post, American Legion at Findlay
were announced by Fred W. Fawley,
commander. The post awarded $25
bonds to the following for best es
says on “Can World Peace Be Se
cured Through the Allied Nations?”
Seniors, Charles Magoon and Vesta
Riggle juniors, Suzanne Redpath
and James Miles Sophomores, Molly
Keller and Richard Clapp, all of
Findlay High and freshmen, Ray
mond Shank and Janis Marie Wat
kins, Liberty High school.
Too Sharp, Landlady
Lets Him Flat
Burgess Reese, a real estate deal
er at Findlay, advertised: “Wanted
to buy, six-room house at once.”.'
It is not for a customer, it is for
Reese sold the house of his land
lady and she asked him to vacate.
Rawson Motorist Hurt
Frank Zoll, 28, Rawson, injured
in an automobile accident at Findlay
is in Findlay hosiptal suffering from
back injuries received when his car
overturned three times.
More Nickels From
This Meter
The best parking meter from the
point of money collected in the first
three days of operation of Kenton’s
new meters was found to be one
directly in front of a wine store.
121 Red Cross Items
Knit By Aged Lady
Mrs. Laura Dyson, 80, who lives
with lier daughter, Mrs. William
Sivets of near Kenton, in the sum
mer, and makes her home in Toledo
in the winter, doesn’t talk about her
Red Cross activities, but lets her
work speak for itself.
Mrs. Dyson has knitted for the
local Red Cross chapter, 59 sweaters,
32 helmets, 26 mufflers, and four
war caps, a total of 121 pieces.
Buys Partner’s Share
Robert Chandler, Ada, said he had
purchased the interest of his partner,
Earl E. McConnell, in the Alger and
McGuffey elevator.
Communicable Disease
Report Shows Increase
The report of the Hardin County
Health Board for 1945 shows an in
crease of communicable diseases over
1944. In 1944 there was one case of
diphtheria, while 1945 showed six
cases and one death. Scarlet fever
showed the greatest increase in the
county with four cases in 1944
against 45 in 1945.
Name Dr. Cramer To
County Health Board
Dr. John Cramer, Ada, was ap
pointed to fill the unexpired term of
the late Dr. William N. Mundy, For
est, at a meeting of the Hardin
county health department held at the
court house auditorium at Kenton.
Stewart Main of Ada was reelected
to the board to succeed himself for
a five-year term. Other members of
the board are Godfrey Ott, McGuffey
F. H. Steiner, Pleasant township and
John Sieg, Mt. Victory.
Ada Pair Wed 55 Years
Mr. and Mrs. John Russell ob
served their 55th wedding annivers
ary with a family dinner at Ada. For
many years Mr. Russell operated a
Lost Boy Found “Look
ing For Piggies”
“Looking for piggies” was the
only statement that Ronald Scott, 2
year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald
Scott of Kenton, had to make after
being located almost a mile from his
home in a corn field after an hour
long search involving police, neigh
bors, Boy Scouts, school pupils, a
mobile radio unit and even an air
A group of Boy Scouts located the
boy nonchalantly observing some
hogs in a corn field.
Chief of Police Clarence Sheldon
is still pondering the problem of
how’ the boy got a mile away from
home, crossing at least three hog
tight fences.
Ada Vet Joins Dad In
Large Scale Farm Plan
A returned navy veteran, Floyd
Spar, has joined his father, J. R.
Spar in a general farming, livestock
and seed business, under the part
nership name of J. R. Spar and Son.
They will farm 420 acres two miles
north of Ada.
English Wife And
Child Coming To
Among the wives and children of
American servicemen due to arrive
from England on the Queen Mary,
due in New York approximately
March 16 is listed Alice J. Spearman,
wife of Cpl. Dean R. Spearman,
Dunkirk, and their 10-month-old son
Michael. They are coming to
America from Bath in Somersetshire.
New Car Now Junk
Dale C. Agner, Ottawa, pondered
a quirk of fate which cost him his
1946 automobile. Agner’s car went
out of control, turned over and
struck a guard rail near Lima. He
suffered face cuts.
WAVE Gets Probate
Miss Norma Brown of Leipsic,
recently discharged from the WAVES
has accepted a position in the office
of Judge William George /of the
Putnam county probate court at
Ottaw’a. Miss Brown is Judge
George’s granddaughter.
State Highway Direct
or To Speak
Perry T. Ford, state highway
director and former Putnam county
engineer will be the guest speaker
at a road promotion meeting to be
held in the Putnam house, at Ottawa
on Friday, March 22.
To Be Airlines
Miss Jane Schierloh, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Schierloh of Ot
tawa has started her duties as a
stewardess for the American Air
lines. She was recently awarded her
wings at graduation exercises in the
lines’ school at LaGuardia Field,
New’ York City.
Army Buddies Buy
Larry “Pete” Dunn and “Bob”
Weis have purchased the Croy
Sandwich shop in Ottawa from
Louise and Rita Croy and will con
duct the business under the name
Snack Bar. The young men were
army buddies, serving with the
Alaskan Division.
Eagles Initiate New
Three hundred members of the
Fraternal Order of Eagles from Put
nam and surrounding counties at
tended the initiation of a class of 59
members in the Ottaw’a Aerie home
Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Hilty took Sun
day dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Ow’en
Spencer of Bowling Green.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Bell and fam
ily called Sunday afternoon on Mr.
and Mrs. Ivan Montgomery and fam
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Klingler Jr.
and son Keith, Mr. and Mrs. C. E.
Klingler were Sunday dinner guests
of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Montgomery
and’ daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ream called on
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Montgomery Jr.
Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Hartman and
family were Sunday dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Hartman and son.
Mrs. Corda Oehrli spent the week
D. C. BIXEL, O. D.
122 South Main St.. Bluffton
Telephone 271-W
Bluffton, Ohio
Fresh Drugs
Quality Drug Store
of All Kinds
Prescriptions Care
fully Compounded
Sidney’s Drug Shop
Phone 170-W
end at the Owens home and called
on Mrs. Hattie Turner and Mabel
Hilty Saturday afternoon.
Joan and Nancy Montgomery spent
Sunday at the Edgar Montgomery
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. J. McCafferty
were Sunday dinner guests at the
Carl McCafferty home.
Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Hartman were
Friday evening supper guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Grismore and family.
Mrs. Corda Oehrli, Mrs. Sarah
Oates and son, Miss Clarabel Owens
were Ada callers Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Montgomery
Jr. were Sunday dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Chas. Montgomery and
daughter of Bluffton.
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Owens and fam
ily of Lima were Monday evening
supper guests of Mrs. Sarah Oates
and Clarabel Owens.
The L. A. S. and W. M. S. of the
Liberty Chapel Church meets this
Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Lenore
Montgomery of Bluffton.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Klingler Jr.
called Sunday evening on Mr. and
Mrs. Wayne Klingler and son at the
L. A. Klingler home in Findlay and
Mrs. Nelson Decker and Dan Deloris
Jean at the Findlay hospital.
Past week callers at the Levi
Hauenstein home were Clarabel
Owens, Mrs. Sarah Oates, Mr. and
Mrs. Elmer Andrews, Mr. and Mrs.
John Good, Mrs. Eva Moser, Mr. D. E.
Vermillion and daughter Alice, Mrs.
Albert Augsburger, Mr. and Mrs.
Clyde Hauenstein and Mr. and Mrs.
C. E. Klingler. Mrs. Hauenstein has
been quite sick but is improving at
this writing.
Tests on 14 Ohio farms in 1945 in
dicate that use of DDT to control
insects instead of other insecticides
will increase potato yields by 25 per
cent. DDT was effective on leaf hop
pers, aphids, and corn borer infesting
A million times thanks for all your fine patronage
and everlasting friendship which wi have enjoyed
during the last ten and one-half years,
You are your most valuable prop
erty! You would protect an equiv
alent property investment to the
limit. You should protect yourself.
A “tailored-for-you” Farm
life insurance contract c^r^protect
your most valuaMa’**property—
We will be happy to welcome £ou at our new
location at
245 W. Grove St. IPhone 350-W
Farm Bureau life Ins. Co.
Home Office: Cofumbus, Ohio
By gradual accumulation of custo
to week, we built a business in Beav erdam of which
we were justly proud. Abnormal cont itions caused by
the war upset our standard distribution of food, but
we feel we did the best humanly pos:
Island View Hark
Indian Lake’s Most Beautiful
We have 16 cottages, 21 fishing •oats, Bait, Fish
ing Tackle, Groceries, Meats, Gasolir e and Oil.
Helen Lam
Mr. farmer:
.............. here is what yaa have been leaking far
A Manure Loader That Really Works
It saves a lot of back-bfeaking hours
Freeman Twin Cylinder
Hydraulic Manure Loader
It’s li-iitui opir.ilup rirjlr and UUitlilj attached
to John Deere Tractor MUtWls A and also I. H. C.
Tractor Models and M.
Loads directly from manure pile to spreader.
See us about it today.
O. C. Horsey & Sons
John Deere Quality Implements and Service
Closed every Saturday night until April 1
Phone 173-W Bluffton, Ohio
ners from week
ation Land
Mr. and Mrs. Dor Forche
Helen Randall L/

xml | txt