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THURSDAY, AUGUST 8,1946
Steamer Reservations for Lake Erie Excursion Sold Out The excursion to Canada planned for Sunday, August 18, is a sell-out, the directors of the Bluffton Sports men’s Club announce. A motor caravan of 100 excursion ists will leave in the morning for Sandusky where the throng will board the Steamer Pelee at 8:30 a. m. for a trip to Kingsville, Ontario, Canada. On the return trip the boat will dock in Sandusky at 8:15 P. M. One hundred reservations had been ordered by directors of the Sports men’s Club for members and friends of the Bluffton organization. All reservations have been taken. include your menu Always ready to serve you. SWANK BROS. Fresh and Salt Meats Page. At the Columbus Gr Consistir ash. Terms- I Leonard Giptz, Auct. CONSERVATION AFFAIRS Happenings Affecting Woods, Waters and Wildlife By THE BLUFFTON COMMUNITY SPORTSMEN’S CLUB, INC. The steamer makes daily trips to Leamington or Kingsville, Ontario, and will accommodate 300 pas sengers. 4 Original correspondence with the passenger agent at Sandusky stated they would allow the Bluffton club only 100 reservations. ditional persons wish to go place your name on a reserve list at Carl Mumma’s Electric Shop and an ef fort will be made to gain additional reservations. Additional persons may go also if any of the 100 sign ed up should cancel their reserva tions. If any ad- The trip to Sandusky will be made in private cars and the steamer will be: Adults (12 years and $2.50 round trip child $1.75 children under 6, Fishermen’s Park At fare up) 12) (6 to free. Buckeye Steadily Progressing The park at the north end of the Buckeye quarry under development for members and friends of the Sportsmen’s Club has been steadily progressing. New improvements have been added this year with a fine set of large swings the latest addition to park equipment. The swings are situated in the small grove of trees at the north end of the quarry and made of heavy steel piping. The framework will hold six swings. Construction and installation of the new swings is under the supervision of Gerald Clever, vice president of the club in charge of park development. In addition, dirt for fill-in been hauled to the park this and between 70 and 100 loads to level off the area within grove of trees. What's Ahead In The Milk Business? Every dairy farmer at some time n recent weeks and months limself: “What’s ahead in business?” has year used the Additional fishing conveniences has asked the milk Dairy Co. The answer: The Page still wants more milk and from present ndications will continue to seek more Tiilk for many months yet to come. Demand for products of The Page )airy Co. enable the producer to feel jertain his milk will continue to bring ugh, money-making prices. Page wants your milk call or send us a postal card. rhe Page Dairy Cc. |uffton, Ohio Phone 489-W Harry R. Turner, Plant Manager eld Service Representative, William Lahman Public Sale lousehold Goods ndence of the undersigned, 416 N. Main St., ire day, August 10th Beginning at 1:30 P. M. of: Kitchen i chairs, couch bed with ne lamps, 2 dre other articU cabinet, coal oil stove, kitchen table and dining room suite, 3 stands, commode, beds, box springs, 4 rockers, ironing board, 2 sers, studio couch, H. P. electric motor and Eugene Bailey, Owner have been added with stairways in stalled leading down the steep bonks to the water’s edge. Other improvements added the past years include the purchasing of outdoor picnic tables, construction of pole lights for night fishing, installa tion of a water line with fountain and hydrant, building of toilets, tree trimming program and poison ivy control, mowing of weeds, construc tion of a shelter house and pouring of bases for outdoor ovens. Future plans include the construc tion of more of trees and equipment. shelter houses, planting purchase of playground Three Bluffton outdoorsmen, Ralph Patterson, R. L. Triplett and Hiram Wenger treked north for a week’s stay at Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada —here’s hoping they catch plenty of fish nine more chanels and blue gills were tagged with those prize winning pieces of metal ... all turned loose in the Buckeye and channels and pickerel are still hitting Ralph Reichenbach snag ged a large pickerel early Monday morning and several channels all on night crawlers Monday (Yankees night Sam Stepleton, R. V. Kirtland (Tigers each hooked several channels while|Reds fishing from the swimming float this scribe took a half dozen or so blue gills and a channel Friday afternoon Sam landed 17 channels the fishing earnest Island View to get busy his tagged bass in the derby is still at large has three nice modern cottages open too ... his prize is a week’s stay free in any of them and Gerald Swank still offers a year’s hair cut free on his entries in the derby and hair cuts are higher too maybe we should pay more attention to bass fishing. last Stepleton so maybe again in will pick up and Don Forche at Park, Indian Lake, says on the bass fishing for Bluffton Softball Team Beats Lima Bluffton junior softball team de feated the Lima Prospect playground nine by a score of 14 to 11 last Sun day afternoon at Harmon field. It was the local crew’s 12th win in 13 starts. Kenny Bracy was the winning pitcher, and Lyman Hof stetter and John Althaus, both Bluffton players, rapped home runs. Next contestant for the Bluffton crew will be a double header with New Stark at 2 p. m. next Sunday on the Harmon field diamond. Mt Cory Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Jones spent Friday at Columbus Grove visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ed Henderson. Mrs. L. W. Lukes and daughter Jane called on Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Jones, Friday evening. Rev. and Mrs. Bolick and son David called on Ruth Ghaster Satur day afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Moon and son Tommy called Friday evening on Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Jones. Ruth Ghaster called Thursday afternoon on Mrs. Dessie Beagle. Mrs. Lorena Guin called on Mrs. Bessie Guin Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Moyer, Mr. and Mrs. Mullett of Chicago, visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Wise recently. Mrs. Moyer and Mrs. Mul lett were formerly the Wise twins of this place. Mrs. Vern Turner of St. Louis and Ben Turner of Cleveland, were called home last week on account of the recent illness of their father N. V. Turner. Mrs. Dell Yegler will leave Aug ust 15 for a trip to Columbus to visit relatives and friends. A card was received from the Fritz family who are on a trip to California. They were in Yellow stone National park at the last re port. Mt. Cory is having a clean up. Weeds are being mowed and a gen eral cleanup is under way. A big hail storm struck the town Sunday afternoon. LOCAL AND LONG DISTANCE HAULING Every Load Insured! STAGER BROS. Bluffton. Ohio THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON. OHIO August 2nd The held a meet Rest Home Findlay for Rev. and Mrs. Bolick ing at the Kohlmeier Sunday afternoon in the patients. Ruth Ghaster was guest saxophone soloist and played several selections. Miller Pogue Lewis Moser Under onto shies AS TOLD BY CONSERVATION DIVISION Take Them'WiIth You/ 0Y SHARING YOUR OUTDOOR TRIPS WITH YOUR SONS ANO °YMtNO^ONLY GIVE THEM HEALTHY RECREATION VOU CAN ALSO Begin THEIR APP^,C/AJ'°N OUR NATURAL RESOURCES^ A NATIONAL WEALTH THAT WILL- REQUIRE EVEN WISER USE IN THE FUTURE r«S SftOTMEjeHOOD OF Teaching a BOY THAT HARMON FIELD NOTES of Junior League Standings As August 4, 1946 W 18 12 10 Pct. .720 .500 .417 .320 7 Bums 8 17 Games last week—July 29th Reds 11, Yankees 7 Bums 13, Tigers 10 July 31st Bums 8, Reds 5 Bums 12, Reds 4 Tigers 11, Yankees 7 Tigers 6, Yankees 5 Tigers 13, Reds 4 Tigers 2, Reds 2 (called end of 3 innings on count of darkness) Yankees 7, Bums 4 Bums 7, Yankees 2 at ac- Games next week: August 7th Bums vs. Reds Yankees vs. Tigers August 9th Tigers vs. Reds (2 games) Bums vs. Yankees August 12th Bums vs. Tigers Yankees vs. Reds Bums have been riding high and are now making a strong bid for 3rd place. Last week, they won 4 out of 5 games ... but they are getting a late start with only 2 games left on the schedule. The league will continue, however, if football practice does not hurt the team roster too much. The Yankees had a disastrous week while the Reds were hot—by losing 4 out of 5 games. The Tigers took a tighter hold on 2nd place by jumping a full games ahead of the Reds. Leading hitters of the Jr. league: Pct. .563 .529 .460 .456 .443 .440 .437 .436 .427 AB Moser (Tigers) 55 Pogue (Reds) 85 Stonehill (Yankees) 89 Bracy (Reds) 81 Hofstettler (Bums) 97 Althaus (Bums) 25 Howe (Yankees) 87 Miller (Bums) Reagan (Reds) Wilch 31 45 41 37 43 11 38 31 38 38 (Bums) Home 1 (Bums) (Reds) (Tigers) (Tigers) Run Leaders: Leaders in Triples: Hofstettler (Bums) Howe (Yankees) Clum (Tigers) .... Bixel Pogue Bracy Lewis Stonehill (Yankees) Stonehill (Bums) (Reds) (Reds) (Reds) (Tigers) Leaders in Doubles Wilch (Bums) Stonehill (Yankees) Miller (Bums) Hofstettler (Bums) Howe (Yankees) Frick (Yankees) Wilch (Tigers) 7 OBSERVANCE A OF GAME LAWS IS A WAY OF sharing ano i PERPETUATING THE GAME SUPPLY 15 HELPING TO MU) W 6000 CITIZENS JU 1 IE. Senior league is as close as ever. The Cardinals and Indians have both gained a full game on the league leading Yankees. Anything can happen to decide the league champ ionships before the season is with 2 full weeks of play left. All-Stars are likely to upset whole league at any time if get on that winning streak have coming. Wenger (Cardinals) Swank (Indians) Klay (Indians) Stonehill (Cardinals) Basinger (Yankees) Howe (Yankees) Clark (Yankees) Shook (Yankees) Greding (Yankees) Simcox (All-Stars) Kingsley (All-Stars) Mericle (Indians) io .. 9 7 6 .. 6 6 6 Senior League Standing As Of August 4, 1946 W Pct. Yankees __________ 10 5 .667 Cardinals _________ 9 6 .000 Indians __« .533 All-Star* ___ 3 12 .200 Games Last Week, Aug. 1st Cardinals 9, All-Stars 4 Indians 14, Yankees 6 Games Next Week, Aug. 8th Yankees vs. Cardinals (2 games) Indians vs. All-Stars (2games) Aug. 13th Indians vs. Yankees All-Stars vs. Cardinals After another week of play, the Have Your Home Insulated By Waitermire’s W* Save 25% to 40% Fuel. Let Us Refer You To Local Satisfied Installations over The the they they that League: Leading Hitters of Senior AB How’e (Yankees) 54 Swank (Yankees) _..36 Klay (Indians) 45 Simcox (All-Stars) _47 Stonehill (Yankees) 47 Pct. .537 .472 .444 .404 .404 29 17 20 19 19 Hitters Leading Home Run Howe (Yankees) Shook (Yankees) Swank (Indians) Luginbuhl (Indians) Clark (Yankees) Leaders in Triples: Augsburger (Yankees) Basinger (Yankees) Howe (Yankees) Moser (Indians) Sommer (Indians) 4 4 3 3 3 Leaders in Doubles: 6 5 4 3 3 3 The All-Star team in the Senior league has been selected by the vot ing of all managers. The All-Star game will be Friday evening, Aug. 16th, at 8:15 p. m. with the All Stars of the Senior league vs. the All-Stars of the Junior league. The manager of the team that is leading the league at that time will be manager of the All-Star team with the other 3 managers assisting. The managers are as follows: Y ankees—Shook Cardinals—Wenger Indians—Luginbuhl All-Stars—Hammond The All-Star team consists of following: Fritchie (Cardinals) F. Swank (Indians) R. Howe (Yankees) Schmidt (Cardinals) Stonehill (Yankees) Simcox (All-Stars) Augsburger (Yankees) C. Clark (Yankees) J. Clark (Cardinals) Moser (Indians) Sommers (Indians) Basinger (Yankees) Gratz (Cardinals) Klay (Indians) Herrmann (Indians) 5 4 4 4 4 4 Playground Activities By haring a little cool weather last week—softball games were in progress all during the week. Pad dle tennis is becoming more and more popular -with children of all ages. The new croquet court is really nice and open to all. croquet set has been ordered use of all. Organized games still top for all ages of children. Pleasant Hill Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Turner of Cleveland spent the week end at the Lyman Barnes home. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Gleason and family called at her folks home in Waynesfield. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Brauen and family spent the week end in Detroit. Past week callers at the Brauen home were: Mr. and Mrs. Eli Gar motter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Hauenstein, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Badertscher and Mr. and Mrs. Eisenbach of Oregon. 3 3 3 3 3 3 the A new for the the list People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy after. MUNSON R. BIXEL, M. Office 1-3 P. M. Hours: 7-8 P. M. Cherry St. Office, 118 Bluffton, Ohio Phone 120-Y Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Smith and Or- "ute Me"'°4 V lnstuuie W. ti. Dratz Family Shoe Store Bluffton, Ohio Store Hours: 8 to 5:30 Saturday, 8 to 10 P. M. Closed All Day Thursday CREAM EGGS POULTRY Highest Prices Paid Chas. Kinsingcr Successor to K & Produce Co. Bluffton’s Own Home Owned Market Next to Town Hall Phone 492-W It’s Bluffton’s Favorite Quick Lunch Eating Place BUCKEYE LUNCH Open pight and day—we never close—it’s the best place in Bluffton for a quick lunch that’s really good. It’s a good place to meet your friends. You’re always welcome. Shell Gasoline—Day or Night Shell Motor Oil and Firestone Tires Sox Don Bill Smith Stalder Smith The Buckeye Lunch Just Across the Bridge at Entrance to Buckeye Lake Public Sale of Farm Wednesday, August 14,1946 at Premises 6:30 P. M. Will sell at Public Auction 101 acres of farm land located 1 m|le west and 1 mile north of Beaverdam, Ohio, address R. R. 2, Columbus Grove, Ohio, belong ing to the fate John Marshall and Homer Marshall. Property appraised for $8,000 and cannot be sold for less than appraised value. Possession March 1, 1947. Terms of sa|e: 10f^ date of sale, balance of purchase price on delivery of deed. FORD TAYLOR, Auctioneer HARRY YANT, R. R. 2, Columbus Grove, Ohio, Executor ANTHONY J. BOWERS, 413 Faurot Bldg., Lima, Ohio, Attorney for Executor PAGE THREE family, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Faze spent Sunday in Sandusky. W. S. C. S. picnic Sunday at Ada Park. H. P. Zimmerman is in the Bluff ton hospital. Qallers at the home were: Mr. and Mrs. Chester Long, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Zimmerman, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Long. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Phillips, Mrs. Lillie Fett and Nellie Huber called on Jay Allison Sunday after noon. Past week callers at the Phillips home were: Mr. end Mrs. Joy Huber and daughter, Mrs. Cora Huber, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Younkman. News want-ads bring results.