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ALLEN COUNTY Delphos Swim Pool Profitable swimming as well as The Delphos municipal pool is proving profitable popular. paid for Despite improvements this year, expenses so far have been $2,600, compared to receipts of $2, 912.30, leaving a profit of $312.30. Admission totaled 17,307, up 3,000 from the total for the same period in 1945. Bull Runs Up Roasting Ear Bill Partners in the ownership of a bull at Delphos are estimating dam ages their investment caused when the bull, apparently dissatisfied with grass, broke out of its confines and had a feast of roasting ears in sev eral lots. The owners agreed to purchase corn to refund the bull’s dinner. Need 750 Workers As Tomato Canners Charles Laman, government re cruiter for labor in the 1,100-acre fyfaooPS that’s what a fel low does when he comes to us, gets a loan and pays all bills. Then repays his loan a little at a time and gets out of debt. Sure, it’s a grand and glorious feeling. Try it. Phone or stop for your refill of handy *Cash I n Purse.” For ladies and gents alike. Just say C. I. P. please. Paul Schoenlein, Mgr. Phone 73511 Tfa City Loan Market & Elizabeth, Lima 3S Oils NEWS NOTES FROM FOUR COUNTIES tomato pack at the St. Marys Pack ing Co. branch, said 750 workers will be needed at Delphos. The area of Spencerville, Middle Point, Oakwood and Gomer will be solicited for labor while Mexicans and Jamaicans will help in field work. OPA Control Effects Half Of Delphos Located in Allen and an Wert counties, Delphos is partly under OPA rent control laws while the Van Wert section is free from such restrictions. One real estate dealer said a move ment is under way to relieve the Allen County side of the city from restrictions effective in that county. HANCOCK COUNTY Rescued From Water Alertness of Stanton Quail, a life guard, was credited with saving the life of Stanley Richards, 38, Belle fontaine, Ohio, at the municipal pool at Findlay, recently. Richards, who was attending a church picnic in Findlay, was seen by Quail to dive and sink in the bottom of the pool. A fire depart ment resuscitation crew revived the man after a half hour. Yearbook Now Ready The 1946 edition of the Trojan, Findlay Senior High school yearbook, finally was ready for distribution after being strike-bound at an en graving plant since spring. It us ually is distributed at the close of the school year. Findlay Station Grant ed FCC License The Federal Communications Com mission granted the application of the Findlay Radio Co., licensee of Station WFIN, for a new frequency modulation station at Findlay, sub ject to engineering conditions. Man, 79, Hikes 12 Miles To Reunion Sherbrook, 79, Bairdstown, a veteran oil worker, but Grant may be he’s still a youngster in spirit. Mr. Sherbrook walked 12 miles from his home to Findlay to attend the annual reunion of the Ohio Oil Co.-Buckeye Pipe Line Co. veterans at the Findlay Country Club. And he danced a jig and kicked over his head several times to emphasize for 135 other veteran oil and pipe line workers that the hike meant little to him. Peter McArthur, 94, Arcadia, was the oldest veteran present. Officers elected are: C. D. Alt- Cooking is rated best As a great surge of peacetime patronage returns along Atlantic City^s Boardwalk haus, president J. D. Bailey, vice president E. B. Seiple, secretary treasurer. Vets Picnic Planned By Legion Post Ralph D. Cole Post, American Le gion, is sponsoring a “welcome home” picnic for all veterans of World War II at Riverside Park in Findlay on August 14. All veterans of Hancock county and their families are in vited. July Dry In Findlay The last month w’as Findlay’s driest July in six years, according to records of the weather observer. Only 0.92 of an inch of rain fell in Findlay during the month. HARDIN COUNTY Plan Team Pull For Ada Picnic Seven prizes totaling $100 will be offered in the team pulling contest, one of the features of the 33rd an nual Farmers & Merchants ’picnic and homecoming to be held this year on August 21 at Memorial park. The contest is open to all and approxi mately 25 entries are expected. Alger Holds Team Pull Deshler and Maplewood teams won firsts in a team pulling contest held at the L. S. Preston farm, one-half mile south of Alger. There were 13 teams entered in the lightweight and nine teams entered in the heavy weight contests. C. J. Rayle of Deshler, won first in the lightweight pull as his 3160 pounds team moved the 6500 pound weight. In the heavyweight contest, Ben Alexander, of Maplewood, took first honors when his team moved the 7,000 pound weight the full distance. Russians Sang News To Jap Prisoners Prisoners of the Japanese for two and a half years, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hobbs, Kenton visitors, told friends in Kenton how Russian workers in a chemical plant outwit ted the enemy and sang news to the tune of the “Volga Boatman” to keep the prisoners abreast of world hap penings. They said the Japanese never suspected the ruse. Mr. and Mrs. Hobbs said they were not subjected to torture by the Japanese, except for crowding and poor food. They lived in one room, 714 by 15 feet, with 11 other per sons and had no fire even when temperatures went to 18 degrees above zero. ^^-’HaV1NG wc11 fulfilled West Ohio Gas Company THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO/ PUTNAM COUNTY Loses Foot In Combine Frank Kopp, 35. of near Contin ental, suffered the amputation of his right foot, just above the ankle after he became caught in his com bine while harvesting oats. When straw became choked in the cylinder of the combine he at tempted to kick it loose while the machine still was running. His shoe caught in the cylinder. His foot was badly mangled and was so badly entangled in the machinery that a neighbor had to take the cylinder apart before he could be extricated. Kopp retained consciousness the full time of removal of his foot from the machinery. He was taken to St. Rita’s hospital, Lima, where am putation took place. Gilboa Hires Coach Russell Emans, a graduate of Bowling Green State University and a teacher at Florida, Ohio, before entering service, has been hired as principal of the Blanchard Town ship rural school at Gilboa. He will teach mathematics and science and be athletic coach. Rockport Mr. and Mrs. Glen Mayberry and family attended the Hayes Marshall reunion held at Urbana, Sunday. William Stephens has purchased the Trumbo farm which he has oc cupied for a number of years. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Whisler of Oceanside, Calif., and Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Marshall were entertained at dinner last Wednesday evening in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Begg. During an electrical storm last Tuesday evening about five o’clock, a sheep bam on the Merril Arnold farm south of here on route 696, was struck by lightning and totally destroyed. Two men who were in the bam at the time loading baled hay were uninjured and saved their load of hay as well as a combine that was in the bam. The structure was not near enough to other build ings to endanger them and a heavy rain was falling at the time which also lessened the fire hazard. The farm is known in this vicinity as the Billy Arnold farm and is oc cupied by a tenent. Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Cupp left for Cleveland the first of the week to be with their daughter Edythe who underwent an operation at the Clinic hospital in Cleveland Wednesday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Sylvester and family of Ft. Wayne, Ind., were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Mary Sylvester and Mr. and Mrs. Glen Huber and family. The August meeting of the Pres byterian Missionary Society will be held in the church Wednesday after noon of next week with Mrs. D. C. Campbell as the hostess. The fol lowing program has been planned: their important wartime task for our Armed Forces, the Boardwalk hotels and restaurants of Atlantic City, more attractive than ever, are icriencing a great surge of regular and convention traffic. In addition to the idea! i location of the resort and the fine service and appointments of these restaurants and hotels, well prepared, tasty food to satisfy appetites horn of the fresh, salt air is an important asset. They find Gas the best kitchen fuel because of its flexibility speed, cleanliness, economy, accurate controllability and other values. They find Gas unsurpassed in turning out superb meals (with heavy duty Gas ranges, roasting ovens, bake ovens, broilers, deep fat fryers, toasters, steam tables, steam jacketed kettles, griddles, coffee urns, water heaters ... for any purpose that heat is needed in food preparation and kitchen sanitation. LL* If you are not now enjoying the advantages of Gas in your own kitchen, stop in and talk over with your dealer or us the possibility of obtaining new Gas equipment as it becomes available. When you see the new fully auto matic gas ranges and hot water heaters, and the silent Servel refrigerators you’ll understand why “the trend is to GAS.” Song “Christian Education and Social Education and Action”, Mrs. J. O. Cupp “Literacy Campaigns”, Mrs. Donald Van Meter “The Chris tian Home”, Mrs. Nelson Wells Year Book of Prayer. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Whisler, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Marshall of this place, Mr. Frank Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Will Hall and Mr. Herman Shinaberry were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shineberry and daughter Janet of Harrod. Miss Rebecca Marshall who is at tending the summer quarter at Ohio State University in Columbus visited with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Marshall from Thursday until Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Marshall and sons Kenneth and Don and Miss Rosemary McDowell of Pandora spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Marshall and daughter Ma linda of Urbana. Miss Jeanette Huber who has been taking a business course at the Northwestern School of Commerce in Lima will complete her work there next week. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Whisler, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Marshall, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Marshall and Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Marshall were Sunday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Orlo Marshall. The Price family motored to east ern Ohio Saturday to attend the Price Reunion which was held at the home of Alphus Martin, Sunday. Those attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Artie Price, Rockport and grand son Jerry Huffman Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Basinger of Columbus Grove, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Price of Find lay, and Mr. and Mrs. Bud Huffman of Lima. Beaverdam Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Williams spent the week end in Virginia with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Herr and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Zimmerman spent Sunday at Lakeside. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Pugh, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Rowland and Miss Irene Rowland spent Sunday in Toledo with Miss Marian Pugh. Mrs. Gerthie Steinhour and daugh ter Joan of Seattle, Wash., are visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Harold E. Downey and son Russell. Mrs. Lillie Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Anderson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Bowers and son of Ada, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ander son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Anderson and family enjoyed a pic nic Sunday evening at Pandora Park celebrating the birthday anniversary of Morris Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frick of Lima were Sunday evening callers of Miss Ruth Durkee. Mrs. Mina Augsburger received word of the death of the infant daughter, Sandra Kay of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Ludwig in Cincinnati. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Arnold, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Younkman were Sun day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Augsburger helping the latter celebrate her birthday anniversary. Easy Washing We know now that rubbing clothes on a board wears out both fabric and worker and that a brush does a better job for extra-soiled spots. LET US PUT El LIFE IN YOUR OLD CAR! wflfH A*® Bixel Motor Sates 172-W Street Ohio Telephone 131 Cherry Bluffton, Wash Handbags Use the sponge method to wash handbags made of plastics or wash able coated fabrics. Public Sale The undersigned will offer at public sale at her farm 5 miles south of Bluffton on Bentley.road 4 miles east of Beaverdam on Lincoln highway and one mile south or 7 miles northwest of Ada Friday, August 16, 1946 Beginning at 1 p. m. The following property: Terms—Cash. Parlor heater writh new bowl and grates dining room suite 2 extension tables 3 small kitchen tables 11-3 by 121/2 rug 9 by 12 rug 2 ironing boards 8 kitchen chairs odd lot kitchen utensils dishes 60 inch kitchen cabinet like new 2 cupboards 2 library tables rocking chair odd lot pictures large lot antique books several small throw rugs suit cases wood bed and springs iron bed and springs bookcase hand sweeper and other articles. Rotary garden cultivator wheel barrow scythe kitchen stove wood box feed chest 30 bushel all metal hog feeder 2 rotary hog feeders cast iron rotary hog oiler garden rake seed tester grain sacks 2 screen door frames window box refrigerator strawberry baskets set horse clippers washing machine 60 gal. pressure tank with Meyers deep well pump and electric motor automatic hectograph, postcard size DeJxrVal cream separator port able garden pressure sprayer metal cold pack cooker 2 meat boards wash tub glass fruit jars 2 bird cages and stands metal curtain rods. Harold McClain, Auctioneer W. S. Jennings, Clerk Terms—Cash. Clyde Warren, Auct. Public Sale Household goods of the late Elizabeth Marquart will be offered for sale at public auction at her late home 4 miles east on State Route 103 1 mile south on highway 69 and 14 mile east of Bluffton Saturday, August 10th Beginning at 1 p. m. The following property: Globe kitchen range Perfection 3 burner kerosene stove 3 piece living room suite Buckeye circulating heat er 11 by 12 Axminster rug dining room table antique dresser and stand bookcase DeLaval cream separator Standard sewing machine rocking chairs cane bottom chairs 3 double beds single bed antique cupboard Edison phonograph with records linoleum 9 by 12 linoleum rug bedclothes and pillows rag carpets throw rugs cooking utensils silverware dishes copper kettle and numerous other articles. THURSDAY, AUGUST 8,1946 Cheap Hen In 1236 a hen in Paris sold for ar amount equal to about two cents ix American money. Zt u Mrs. S. S. Huber FRED L. EBERHART, Administrator STIMULATES HIGHER EGG PRODUCTION QUICKLY AND ECONOMICALLY Give “slow” layers Egg-Lac Pellets at noon for two or three days and watch how faat they come into production. Egg-Lac Pellets are just what you've been looking for to give good pullets a better chance. Stop io toon. Get ’w Egg-Lac for extra egg profits. Master Feed Mill Leland Basinger, Mgr. ALL DEAD STOCK REMOVED We Pay $3 for Horses $2 for Cows BUCKEYE REDUCTION COMPANY, Findlay, Ohio Phone MAIN 475 Collect BRANCH OF FOSTORIA ANIMAL PRODUCTS. INC.