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Shell love the dress! The cutest gift this side of Xmas! Charming frock in gay print—doll in matching fabric. Blue, pink or aqua. Guaranteed to wash and wear! mAh AND.FHONI OtDIIS 9.95 An Unusually Versatile Volvo 7-PC. FARM MACHINERY SET Large tractor clicks ■when it moves. Sounds like a motor. Machinery can be attached to tractor. Shed serves as storage place. 5 UNIT FREIGHT Set includes big steam-type locomotive with tender, gondola car, oil car and caboose. Track layout cam plete with 12 sections of track, track coupling control, lock-on and powerful transformer. PROSSER AND PROSSER Phone 195-W THE BLUFFTON NEWS. BLUFFTON. OHIO True Tales About Ohio (Concluded from page 1) under water and held it there until he felt certain the savage was dead. But the Indian came up as alive as ever and the fight went on. Fnally, both out of their depth, the men had to cast loose and swim for safety. It was a race for the river bank and the guns. The Indian, being the better swimmer, won. But the gun he picked up w’as the one Poe had fired and the small delay gave the white man a chance to dive under water out of sight. As he came up the Indian raised the loaded gun but wai Poe, who had shot and came shot by Andrew heard his brother’s to his aid. pulled his wounded the river but before reach the Indian to Andrew Poe brother out of the men could take his scalp, the dying savage rolled away never into by was was the remaining five Indians and the water and was swept the current. His body recovered. While Poe’s going on his party had killed had lost three of their own party. Wyandotte Chief It developed that the large Indian had been one of the greatest of the Wyandotte chiefs, a gigantic and brave man loved dotte nation an whites. Because y the whole Wyan respected by the of his mercy and leniency to prisoners many back woodsmen, had they been captured, would have considered it a lucky break had they fallen into his hands, ither Indians were iers and the other in the Wyandotte ans went into deep he deaths occurred, ndian Fight tomahawk slash Four of the the chief’s broth two, prominent nation. The Indi mourning after tl Another I Besides the through his arm, shot by one of 1 took him ed from his injurie back in his own Beaver creek, had another fight with the Indians. This i Poe also had been his own party who for an Indian. He recover ?s however, and cabin on Little ime, bare-handed, idians who had woke up to find and three other ■ied to break into him of stealing Two drunken I gone to sleep and their guns missing Indians, unarmed, Poe’s cabin, accusir their guns, knows Poe in the cornfield for ing that the savagi opened the door of them single handed, using his fists. Maybe he did, sent his wife to who hide afety, then see were unarmed, nd took on all five only the the for It was not long before he had whole quintette in one pile on cabin floor. Then, pausing a bit breath, he carried them one at a time out of the cabin and threw them over a stake-and-pole fence out of his lot. Large, strong and active, Poe evidently from his fight the Ohio River had fully recovered with the Indians on bank. cut and blazed the In 1810 Poe first road through the Reserve from Mansfield to Cleveland, thus making way for settlement of the upper Ohio counties. The wilder ness then was as full of savages as it was of wolves and Poe was the only white man state officials could persuade to go into it. W estern In 1813 he moved, with his wife, younger son, David, and daughter, Catherine, to Wayne County, where he settled on North Market Street in Wooster. There, until he was nearly 70, he was a shoemaker and a good one. He “got religion,” the kind “Mad Ann” the Shaker preached and join ed the sect, that peculiar religious group up around Union Village in Warren county and went to live w’ith' them in a Shaker village just over the line in Hamilton county—White water, they called it. The village has vanished, but the old Shaker cemetery still is there, with Poe in it. Why did they call the place Whitewater—no one seems to know, except the locality may have taken its name from White water creek which runs across the county and state line into Indiana. Richland Center Mr. and Mrs. Otis Fett and daughters attended a family dinner Sunday in the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Ernest of Co lumbus Grove. Mr. and Mrs. Emory Basinger and family spent Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. John Barnhart. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Marquart and son called Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Ray Blosser and family. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sherman and sons Ronald and Dean of McGuffey called Sunday afternoon at the J. R. Stettler home. Mrs. J. I. Luginbuhl and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Courtenay and family spent Sunday in Columbus with Misses Joyce and Janice Courtenay who are attending college at that place and they also sang Messiah.” Columbia Records at Armstrong's HAIR OF GOLD EYES OF BLUE BUTTONS AND BOWS MY’ DARLING MY DARLING ON A SLOW BOAT TO CHINA in “The Wingate, daughter Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mrs. Wilford Gratz and Sharon were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schaublin. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Moser called Sunday evening at the Amos Luginbuhl home. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Marquart and son spent Wednesday evening^ with Mr. and Mrs. John Marquart family. and Mr. Ft. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Matter, and Mrs. Walter Cantrell of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Wayne, and Matter were of Mr. and daughter. Sunday dinner guests Mrs. Earl Matter and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Core and family, Mr. and Mrs. Reno Gratz and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Gratz spent Thursday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gratz. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Green spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bowers and their new daughter of Columbus Grove. George Myers and daughter Kath ryn and Raymond Schumacher spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Kenney and family of Brown ville, Pa. Little Kathryn Myers re mained with her grandparents for some time. Mr. and Mrs. Orton Stratton, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hilty, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schaublin and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hilty spent last Wednesday evening with Mrs. Mabel Hilty. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Marquart and Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Luginbuhl spent Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Yerks of Lima. Mrs. Emma Roof of Lima, Mrs. Olga Burkholder and son Howard of Pandora, Mrs. Anna Fett and Mr. and Mrs. Otis Fett were in Cov ington, Ky., last Tuesday attending the funeral of a cousin Mrs. Ruth Klub Siegrist. Mrs. Roof and Mrs. Anna Fett remained for an extend ed visit in the Alex Klub home. 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