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BY HAR-ltY HAL ft Editor’s Note—This is one dealing lining Indian Vengeance squatti the Shawanese usband” and the Ruhama Builder Ties Builderback, captured with her by the Indians in an attack on their cabin just the morning before—a beautiful June day in 1789. The Builderback cabin was at the mouth of Clear creek, on east bank of the Ohio River, a miles above Wheeling and with couple lived Jacob Builderback, husband’s brother. The scalp episode took place at the Indian camp on the Tuscarawas River, where the couple had been taken after capture. Jacob, shot in No Bone No Waste Perch Haddock Whiting Cod lb. 39c Churngold lb. 35c Nu-Maid lb. 35c BREAD Shank Half Ham lb. 54c Smoked Sausage All Beef VI oman Mrs. the the the %a/ JffiMbedfypafot efface OUR OWN MAKE Check Our Cheese Department Fresh Sausage lb. 49c lb. 55c Ring Bologna lb. 45c Pudding lb. 39c In Casing Bacon in Piece lb. 55c Boiled Ham x/2 lb. 45c Lge. Bologna lb. 39c Pickle & Pimento Loaf lb. 45c Dutch Loaf lb. 45c Weiners lb. 49c with Skins s widow. The Home Killed Meats PORK VEAL BEEF LAMB A tolZ Extra Special AUTHORIZED DEALER FROSTED FOODS Tree Top Strawberries Pck. 49c Chunk Pineapple Pack 37c to their camp on the Miami ana was adopted by an Indian family there. For the nine months of captivity she spent there until ransomed by the government, she was forced to w’ork and undergo the hardships of all squaws but otherwise w’as not mis treated. nine rr Indian Justice Back of Builderback’s killing there is the story of Indian justice and re taliation—just one of the many w’hich give those who^tlelve deep into early Ohio affairs the idea that the whites deserved much they got. Builderback’s capture and subse- Ribs, no limit lb. 15c Pork Hearts lb. 39c Pork Fresh Ham /2 lb. 45c Shoulder Rst or Whole Sliced or Piece Fresh Side Pure lb. 49c Pork Lard lb. 26c Bacon lb. 15c Fine for Seasoning .................................... Baby Beef Liver lb. 39c 2 Your Choice 29c loaves Ready to Eat or Tenderized Picnic Hams lb. 45c American Pimento Cheese 2 lb. loaf 89c Old Fashion Brick lb. 55c l/2 or Whole Well Aged Sharp Cheese lb. 75c Toilet Tissue no limit FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE VARIETY SIZES OF Locker Paper Cartons Dried Beef x/2 lb. 50c DO YOU ENJOY GOOD BEEF? We Are Now Cutting Grade A Beef Young Juicy Tender Beef Sold By The Quarter We Do Custom Slaughtering and Processing execution was the result of as a piece of Inflian detective Ruhama and Charles Builderback in Virginia in 1785 and the mountains to the where they settled on moved over Ohio country Closely guarded they remained there all night while the troops “deliberated” in a trial without jury or representation, what their fate should be. The deliberations con sisted of getting uproariously drunk and spending the night in revelry and carousal while the Indians spent it in prayer. Indians Slaughtered Next morning the soldiers upon the or of Soon after the Gnadenhutten episode the forces of Crawford and Williamson were attacked near Bucyrus and a great part of tjie troops killed. The remainder were routed and survived only by scatter ed flight. The only Indians who escaped death in the Gnadenhutten massacre were two boys about 14, who slipped away through the forest. Both had been scalped by the white men. Gnadenhutten, now with but 870 population, contains the Gnadenhut ten State Park—a nine-acre memorial to the 96 Christian Indians who died —all of whom sleep in a single mound under the tall stone monu ment. NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT THE STATE OF OHIO) Lewi* C. Hauen stein, deceased. Hanenstein of R. D. No. 1, lio. has been appointed and qual- THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO metropolitan Williamson during Jnadenhutten, March Mt W\ near SI over, storm frightened the savages who were about on Pickaway Plains a superstitious to bum him Indians Avenge Massacre One by one, it appears, partici in the Moravian massacre were hunted down by the savages after seven years—when no believed they pants being and more hostile Indians w’ere to remain in western Ohio, found Capt. Builderback. Then they built a cabin where found on the east bank of they lived until the After the scalp was shown to the widow’, Builderback’s scalp disappear ed, Mrs. Builderback related. Widow Returns Home After her ransom by the govern ment she was taken to Ft. Washing ton, Cincinnati, from where she was returned to the cabin in the little clearing and corn and pumpkins where the attack occurred. The widow Builderback was again back home. In 1791 she married John Greene, one of Fairfield County’s earliest settlers and in 1798 they moved to There n of John child born in Fairfield County. Mrs. Greene died in 1842—ten years after the death of her second husband, John Greene. Readers will recall the story of Gnadenhutten, already related in one of the True Tales About Ohio. There Crawford’s and Williamson’s I’enn volunteers, when on a expedition against Indians committed some depreda- Pork Chops lb. 55c lb. 49c East Orange sylvania punitive w'ho had tion east of the Ohio River, came on the Little Mission of Christian In dians, separated the men from the women and put the men in one large cabin and the women and children in another. engines drifts Ben In addition to tl ed by the we damage caused by storm has furthei work programs area northwest of town. made asked At his capture the savages certain of his identity. They him his name. “Charles Builderback,” he replied, not connecting the attack with the occurrence of nearly a decade before. The warriors stared at each other in malignant triumph. “Ha,” one told Builderback, “you kill many Indians—you big captain— you kill Moravians.” That settled it. Repair needs pressing in those were damaged to crops were stored, will suffer heavy to the elements, sequently are bein major part of the fined to the roofs Just how delays will after curtailment of inability to get pl eted is a matt far, but it posi for farm operat First of all complete repairs the shortage of and even if far with those deta able to plow’ bt first of Apri this year’s s Mr. am Mrs. Mar set Indians without warning y and ruthlessly killed all One soldier bragged that had accounted for 17 Moravians. Another handed to a companion remarking that he had killed until his arm ached. of the Though the warlike Delaware, Shawneese, Wyandotte and Ottawa tribes had little respect for the Moravian Indians because of their Christianity and peaceful character istics, they took the view that they were Indians just the same and that their massacre should not go un punished. of Allen Ohio. lay of March. 194S. RAYMOND P. SMITH FROM ISSUE OF JANUARY 31,1918 cut communication world as a e stalled in deep ad east of town, has retired as STORM RAVAGES FURTHER DELAY SPRING TILLAGE (Concluded can be started. her, widespread the heavy wind set back spring the in Need Building Repairs Farm buildings damaged by must be repaired at once, and the if the carpenters unobl falls on the sho operator, thereby his hope of getti ing program und wind with work farm further delaying the spring plow- are particularly cases where roofs buildings in which In most cases, stymied in getting pairing buildings 1 materials in ply since the tually everyoi ials, with the scarce. Com and hay lamage if exposed and repairs con rushed where the damage was con of structures, farmers also are at supplie e because tillage onjecture thus najor problem ildings despite ials and help were not busy v wouldn’t be jornp concentrated short span, able to get int latter part of unusually their fields u April, because late spring. an Mrs. Ralph Stager and Stager called on Mrs. ii of Dola recently. Mrs. Mary Heldman and Ruth Heldman called on Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell, Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Nonnamaker of Rawson spent Friday with Mr. and Mrs. Byron and son Michael. Mrs. Anna Gallant of spent the weekend with the Russell Gallant families. 1 Mrs. Emerson ter spent Sunday Mr. and and daugh and Mrs. Mr. anc daughters Bluffton w of Mr.a nii Mr. and address and last unknown to the plaintiff, on the 1 her petition in Saunders, Plaintiff evening Boutwell Findlay Carl and Lugibihl with Mr. Carl Kimmel. ii Mrs. Robt. Potts and Rene and Faviann of ere supper guests recently Mrs. B. J. Mrs. Ralph unday with Mr. and Boutwell. Stager spent Mrs. Mary Easter Si Stager. Mr. and Bucyrus, Mr. and and daugh and Mrs. David, were Easter Sunday' dinner guest: Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Heldman and Charles. Heldman of F. W. Smith Mrs ters Ann and Jane, Mr. Kermit Boehm and sons Stephen, John and Danny of Mrs. Francis Wagner were dinner guests recently of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Wagner and family in honor of their daughter Judy’s birthday anniversary. Mrs. Margaret Lonyo and children Betty and Tommy of Findlay spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Boutwell. Mrs. Mant Mathewson of Findlay spent Sunday with her son Byrl and family. Mr. and Mrs. Byron Boutwell and son Michael Dale were Easter dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Bout well and supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Adrain Van Atta of Findlay. Mrs. Irene Morris, Mrs. Lizzie Sanders and Emma Boutwell called on Mrs. Mary Stager last week one day. Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell and Rayon Boutwell called on Will Bout well at Ada, Monday. Mrs. Leanna Mann and grandd daughter of Detroit, Mrs. Levi Roth lisberger of Columbus Grove were dinner guests Monday of Mr. and Mrs. Charley Baker and Sam Gorby. Rev. Robert Turner, Rayon Boutwell, Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell were callers. Mr. and Mrs. George Bame and children Carolyn, Marilyn and Dennis of Jenera were Sunday dinner guests I in the C. R. Baker home. Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Baker and son Eddie of I Toledo spent the evening in the Baker home. janitor of the Pandora St. John’s church. A sled load of college students on their way home from a party at Amos Niswander home suddenly spilled as they turned out of the lane. Thirty five members of the Pres byterian C. E. society enjoyed a bob sled party to the John Warren home in Orange township. Harry Block has been granted a temporary leave of absence from Camp Sherman. Deputy State Fire Marshall and Mrs. R. V. Kennedy were guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Spangler. Drifts thirteen feet deep block the highways near Beaverdam. A bobsled party of seniors given by Miss Sylvia Thutt at the home of Miss Francis Diller was a scene of gaiety. A number of students tumbl ed off the sled into drifts during the ride. H. Bracy did some excellent shoot ing at the Ada basketball game. Bluffton is undefeated this year. Ray Marshall heads the hog divi sion at the Mid Winter Fair. Other department heads are: buildings, Al dine Basinger admissions, D. P. Diller horses, Amos Lugibihl cattle, S. A. Battles sheep, Ed Kohli poultry, Daniel Motter farm prod ucts and fruit, Samuel Hilty educa tion and fine arts, H. J. Ridge. Road Work Starts In Two Townships Scarifier grading of stone pikes and patching of hard-surfaced roads has been started in Richland and Union townships, with the program scheduled for expansion if favorable weather continues. Damage from freezing and thaw ing was greater than usual during the last winter, so far as hard sur foced roads are *concerned, it was announced. This was caused by the extremely deep frost, followed by a partial thaw, then several weeks of cold weather and a second thaw. Rakes Shovels Hoes Cultivators Fertilizers—Vegetable & Flower Seeds fcr the Yard— Leaf Rakes—Hedge Trimmers—GrassI Shears—Lawn Mowers—Lawn Rollers Ohio beekeepers passed a resolu tion at their annual meeting asking highway officials to be cautious in ‘’"Harmonizing Papers for Adjoining Rooms Ensemhled Wallpapers Create your own decorating scheme with harmonizing en sembled wallpapers, designed to add the decorator's touch to your home. Come in to day, see these matched papers that go together so i beautifully. 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