FROM ISSUE OF APRIL 11,1918
Among the many who will leave
Allen County with the next draft are:
Willisun C. Amstutz, Evan W.
Basin ger, Ear Good, Homer Geiger,
Edwii1 Brink, (.lleo Smith, all of Bluff
ton. Alternates are: I'aul Stettler,
Sidney Garau, Andrew Jacobs, Bluff
and William Criblez and Clar-
Th» town w as ablaze with National
s as trio large flag donated by
A. E I enwlo was raised on the new
staff at the Presbyterian church
varci* A large
WiHard and Robert Nonna
maker are eritertaining the mumps
and Adrian Pifer and Mayne Miller
Hi:ram L. Basinger left for Cincin
nati to be examined with a view to
unlisi ing in th e Navy.
Max Griffi’ is in the aviation
ar Mt. Clemens, Mich.
I. N. Harris purchased the Lee
Wingate property on Mound street.
Miss Ellen Fett has returned, from
the Martha Washington school for
girls at Washington, D. C.
Attending the county dry rally at
Lima Sunday were: S. W. Stratton,
From Kentucky, West
Virginia, Tennessee, Ohio
Smokeless Coal Heaters—
Buckeye Coal Stoves and
Non-spiil Stoker Coal
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Butterfly, Whiting. Pollock
H. B. Adams, A. C. Spangler, G. C.
Steams, Fred Triplehom, A. D. Lugi
bihl, W. W. Eaton. Others attending
were Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Jennings,
Mr. and Mrs. Joh n Hirschfie Id and
Horace Stratton a nd family.
Olive Stratton wielded the birch
three davs last week at the Orange
Center V1 -hile the regular
recovered from an atl ack of
Mr. aiid Mrs. L. S. Dukes an Mrs.
Mary Circcn sou nt the past two
months n Florida. A sudden hirch of
the train on the way home caused
?en to -.all
sustaining an in-
Ed Mfirquart is :he owner oi a new
5 passenger Ford. Look out be ys, Ed
will be .aking out all the girl s.
Hiram Elzav’s machine struck the
horse, shaft and wheel of Elmer
Stonehill’s buggy while they were
passing at Ada. No one was hurt but
the buggy shaft rammed through the
back curtains of the auto.
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poultry equipment brought from a
farm where poultry have Newcastle
disease may start an outbreak in a
previously healthy fleck. The disease
virus will live for several weeks on
The Danish system of judging cat
tle shows is to separate the animals
into groups and to award identical
ribbons to every animal in any group.
At small shows, the top group of ani
mals may all receive second or third
place ribbons if the judges believe
the cattle lack type or quality.
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True Tales About Ohio
(Concluded from page 1)
Swamp region, it was believed to
have been at one time lake bottom.
All through the Maumee valley dis
tinct outlines of former beaches could
be traced and 100 years ago bore
names such as “Sand Ridge,” Oak
Ridge” and Sugar Ridge.”
The region was swampy, tangled
and virtually a jungle filled with wild
life of every kind.
There is the story of David Mur
phy, the first white man to settle
among the Ottawa Indians there. In
1824 Murphy, with his wife and
family, floated down Blanchard’s
Fork from Fort Findlay in a barn
canoe. He went three miles up the
Auglaize River and by a bayou there
built a pole cabin.
Soon the family’s provisions were
exhausted and Murphy even was out
of rifle balls. Game was abundant but
there was no way to kill it other than
snaring the very small animals.
One day, fed up on fish and hungry
for red meat, Murphy sat watching
a bear on a lower limb of a big beech
tree, sleepily slapping at flies. It was
potential red meat but there was
nothing the settler could do about
Then Murphy remembered firing
a rifle ball into a tree back in the
forest weeks before. He went into the
woods, hunted up the tree and dug
out the bullet. Remelting it, he loaded
his gun and hurried to the bear tree.
The bear still was there.
from the I
.ina usually built
three wails but th
ely open. There,
going and blazed al
wild animals awa
Kalida 100 Years Ago
As to Editor Knapp and his county
seat “Vulture.” Kalida, laid out in
1834 and named from a Greek word
meaning “beautiful,” was the seat of
Putnam County until its courthouse
burned in 1866. One hundred ye^rs
ago it had four stores, a Methodist
log church, the Venture printing plant
and 36 homes mostly log cabins.
When the county was formed and
Kalida was laid out, Ottawa was only
an Indian villege—Lower ‘Taw-town,
one of the twin capitals of the Ot
tawa tribe, where Chief Pee Donquet
ruled the nation. The other was Up
per ‘Taw-town, two miles up Blan
first official act was
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9 IN LOVE. .. Y
Minerva Hilty Matron Of Service Unit
Assisting At Indiana Mental Hospital
Miss Minerva Hilty, Bluffton grade pensary work.
school teacher, is matron for a group They also assist in the dining
of 16 Mennonite college students hails, take pat ents for walks, and
working this summer at the Rich assist with 1 ecreational therapy.
mond (Ind.) State Hospital, a Sometimes th supervise a work
mental institution, as a means of detail for patients, and they also
summer service. serve as nursi ’s aids in the hos-
In the group from eight colleges, pital. Their day ends about 6 p. m.
there are three Bluffton college stu A two-hour discussion period is
dents, Robert Ramseyer and Harold held weekly wil Dr. A. W. Snede
Hartman, both of Bluffton, and ker, superinten jent of the hospital,
Alice Ruth Pannabecker, of Chicago, in which they consider case histories
a graduate of Bluffton High school. of the patients. psychology and dif-
The unit is sponsored by the Vol ferent types of mental illness.
untary Service section of the Men Each of the students has one day
nonite Central committee in Akron, off during the
Pa., and is one phase of social wel The unit is one of four working
fare work carried on in areas of under the Mer nonite committee in
need during war or peacetime mental hospit:ils throughout the
emergencies. country. Another unit is doing edu-
At Richmond, the group works a cat ion al work i 1 Mexico another is
12-hour day, beginning at 5:45 a. m., conducting a summer Bible school in
in which they help serve meals to Mississippi, am I several teams are
the patients, feed them if necessary, engaged in pea?e education work in
and serve in medical wards and dis- Canada.
to stab to death “Indian Tom,” who
had slain his preditessor. Tried for
murder by the tribe, Tom was sen
tenced to death and the new chief
named as his executioner. Not being
much of an executioner, Pee Donquet
stabbed away a few times with little
effect. “You’re a damn poor chief—
don’t know how to kill a man,” Tom
told him. Then, “Here, stab there,”
and Tom laid his hand over his left
breast. Pee Donquet stabbed there and
Tom fell dead.
Eileen Moser Wed
To Camilious Knott
In an impressive ceremony at St.
Anthony’s church in Columbus
Grove, on Thursday, July 8, Miss
Eileen Moser, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Harvey Moser, of Bluffton, be
came the bride of Camilious Knott,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Knott,
of Columbus Grove.
Officiating at the marriage was
Rev. Hoffman, an uncle of the
For the ceremony the iride wore
a white organdy fashioned gown
with graceful train, lace yoke, but
tons down the front, and long lace
mitts to match the yoke. Earrings
were a dft of the groom
The Matron of F[onor, Mrs. Paul
Knott, 0f Lima, w an orchid
oreanov gown, fash in a style
similar t0 the bridx’e
Best 1nan was Paul Knott, of
Lima and ushers were Cornelius
Knott, Jr., Columbus Grove, and
Harvey Moser, Jr., Bluffton, broth
ers of the bride and groom.
Preceding the vows, music for the
ceremony included “Ave Maria” and
“On This Day, Oh, Beautiful Moth
er." The church was decorated with
A wedding dinner was served at
the home of the bride’s parents, fol
lowing which the couple left on a
trip to Michigan. They will reside
in Lima where Mrs. Knott is assist
ant to Dr. Donald Kessler, dentist,
and also serves as vice-president of
the Dental Assistants Association of
Lima. The groom is employed by
the Farmers Livestock association.
Although annual farm income has
been at record levels for several years,
the total U. S. farm mortgage debt
increased approximately 2 per cent
in 1946 and in 1947 and the total now
is about $4,800,000. The mortgage
debt at the end of 1945 was the low
est in 32 years. Past economic history
does not indicate that farm mort
gages incurred in times of high prices
are paid easily when price levels de
cline nor that interest charges are
decreased as farm income goes down.
A very pretty home wedding was
solemnized at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. John Fett when their oldest
daughter, Miss Mabel, became the
bride of D. R. Trippiehorn. The cere
mony was performed by Dr. S. K.
Krohn Bros, at Pandora sold out
their restaurant to D. L. Shalley of
Berne, Ind. The latter has also rented
the hotel and will reopen it soon.
W. E. Diller is making an extended
trip through western states.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Buchanan
and children of Elida were guests of
the George Benroth family'.
Misses Hazel McGriff, Bertha Nik
els and Lillian Zehrbach spent the
weekend with friends at Leipsic.
Eli Motter is at Columbus attend
ing the Farmer’s National Congress.
Motter is a delegate appointed by
D. H. Weaver, who has been with
the Bluffton Separator Company re
turned to his home at Frederick,
Charles Lambert, W. C. Augs
burger, A. L. Conrad and P. Doty
left Tuesday eve for a three week’s
hunting trip to Maine.
Rev. Lahr of Wisconsin will preach
at the Emanuel Reformed church next
236 Cherry SI.
Yews Our Grandfathers Read
From Issue Of October 12, 1911
Utility Red Barn Paint
Per gallon............... $2.21
5-gal. pail (per gal.) $2.11
Steinman Bros. Lumber Co
J. D. Anderson of Orange Twp.
left for a western trip. They will vis
it relatives in Kansas.
Mrs. Glen Raymer and daughter re
turned from Haskins and Bowling
Green where they have been visiting
Mrs. Philip Kuhn was an over Sun
day guest at the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. Shell Dearth.
I. A. Huber, Mt Cory hardware
dealer, will give an exhibit of the
Laurel Range a this store for two
days in October.
William Atmur and J. R. Cunning
ham attended the reunion of the
former’s regiment at West Cairo.
A fine boy was born to Mr. and
Mrs. John Badertscher.
A postal card shower was given
Miss Metta Stettler by her manv
Hugh Hilty, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Earl Hilty, who recently finished two
years of training in the Navy re
turned home Sunday from San Diego,
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Jennings and
sons Winston and family and Rodney
Hours—7:30 to 5 p. m. Saturday 7:30 to 3 p. m.
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and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Jennings
and son Jerry of Leipsic spent Sun
day eve with Mrs. Clara Jennings.
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Huber have
returned home after spending several
weeks in the western states.
Mr. and Mrs. Cloyce Ernest spent
Thursday eve with the latter’s pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Huber.
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Messley of
Lima called on Mr. and Mrs. Clyde
Hauenstein and family, Sunday eve.
Class No. 4 of Pleasant Hill church
will hold an Ice Cream social July
30 at the Community House.
Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Barnes called
at the J. C. Tressell home, Sunday
Mrs. Donna Barnes called on Mrs.
Bertha Garau, Wednesday p. m.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Zimmerly of
Lima were Sunday eve callers of Mr.
and Mrs. Gerald Huber and son.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Hauenstein and
sons Richard and Gerald attended the
funeral of Sergeant Otis Struble at
Columbus Grove, Sunday p. m.
Mrs. Margaret Brauen of Texas
called at the Clyde Hauenstein home,
Monday p. m.
Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Frantz and
family spent Sunday eve with Mr.
and Mrs. Maurice Bell and family.
Carol Jean will spend a few days with
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Younkman and
children and Mrs. Chilcothe called on
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