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
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.
Fresh and Salt Meats
Leonard Giptz, Auct.
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
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
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
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
Additional fishing conveniences
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
ndence of the undersigned, 416 N. Main St.,
day, August 10th
Beginning at 1:30 P. M.
bed with ne
lamps, 2 dre
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
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
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.
will pick up
and Don Forche at
Park, Indian Lake, says
on the bass fishing for
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.
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
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
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
LOCAL AND LONG
Every Load Insured!
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON. OHIO
held a meet
Rev. and Mrs. Bolick
ing at the Kohlmeier
Sunday afternoon in
the patients. Ruth Ghaster was
guest saxophone soloist and played
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
VOU CAN ALSO Begin
OUR NATURAL RESOURCES^
A NATIONAL WEALTH
THAT WILL- REQUIRE
EVEN WISER USE
IN THE FUTURE
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HARMON FIELD NOTES
Junior League Standings As
August 4, 1946
Bums 8 17
Games last week—July 29th
Reds 11, Yankees 7
Bums 13, Tigers 10
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
Games next week: August 7th
Bums vs. Reds
Yankees vs. Tigers
Tigers vs. Reds (2 games)
Bums vs. Yankees
Bums vs. Tigers
Yankees vs. Reds
Bums have been riding
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:
Moser (Tigers) 55
Pogue (Reds) 85
Stonehill (Yankees) 89
Bracy (Reds) 81
Hofstettler (Bums) 97
Althaus (Bums) 25
Howe (Yankees) 87
Leaders in Triples:
Clum (Tigers) ....
Leaders in Doubles
A WAY OF
sharing ano i
THE GAME SUPPLY
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6000 CITIZENS JU
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
Senior League Standing As Of
August 4, 1946
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
Indians vs. All-Stars (2games)
Indians vs. Yankees
All-Stars vs. Cardinals
After another week of play, the
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Leading Hitters of Senior
How’e (Yankees) 54
Swank (Yankees) _..36
Klay (Indians) 45
Simcox (All-Stars) _47
Stonehill (Yankees) 47
Leading Home Run
Leaders in Triples:
Leaders in Doubles:
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:
The All-Star team consists of
F. Swank (Indians)
R. Howe (Yankees)
C. Clark (Yankees)
J. Clark (Cardinals)
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.
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
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Brauen and
family spent the week end in
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.
People seldom improve when they
have no other model but themselves
to copy after.
MUNSON R. BIXEL, M.
1-3 P. M.
7-8 P. M.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Smith and
Or- "ute Me"'°4 V
W. ti. Dratz Family Shoe Store
Store Hours: 8 to 5:30 Saturday, 8 to 10 P. M.
Closed All Day Thursday
Highest Prices Paid
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
Open pight and day—we never close—it’s the
best place in Bluffton for a quick lunch that’s really
It’s a good place to meet your friends. You’re
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,
ANTHONY J. BOWERS, 413 Faurot Bldg.,
Lima, Ohio, Attorney for Executor
family, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Faze
spent Sunday in Sandusky.
W. S. C. S. picnic Sunday at Ada
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
Past week callers at the Phillips
home were: Mr. end Mrs. Joy Huber
and daughter, Mrs. Cora Huber, Mr.
and Mrs. Harold Younkman.
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