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Lima News, The (Newspaper) - February 25, 1940, Lima, OhioLocal. Snorts late political news in Brief the Lima news Ohio s Ultra test daily the Lima news ha8 tub circulation of any Likk-s1s5ed in Ohio Over Homes in Lima land arb Reading the nbw3 i Oralf. Vol 56 Lima Ohio sunday february 25, Price seven cents in P. A. Jobs approved welfare group to make study of work in Community will be Analysed by association goes thru p. T. A. District Parley carded Here thursday program is completed dangers cleaning fluid Blaze shown speaker purposes told report shows 57 received service during month of january the Allen co child welfare Assn took Steps saturday to make a new study of its sen ices to the children in the Community l. W. Shepherd president of the association announced. Or. Conrad s Baker member of the Board was appointed to act As chairman. The purpose which the Assoc a on adopted when it was incorporated in 1920 and which it still carries in its Constitution is to study assist and promote All is sues which have for their objective the health and Hamness of the children of believe should take time to find out what resources our Community has to insure the health and happiness of our Chil Dren. When we know More about the facts we should be in a Posi Tion to know better How to the existing agencies and Are facilities asking Way to net Shepherd said. The association will he Well rep resented at the mid year welfare conference in Columbus on March 7 and 8th. Staff members and Sev eral Board members plan to at tend in order that All sessions dealing with children ? services in the conference will he covered. Reports of these Eon Ferince groups will he made at the next Board meeting. Antaky report Given i the report of the Agency serv fees for january revealed that 57 i children received service during the month 41 of these children were in Foster Homes five boarding Homes were reported to the state department of Public welfare for re License. One adoption was completed in probate court. I the finance report showed total receipts for january to be s41fi was received from the Lima Community Chest was received from parents or relatives supporting their children and from the Economy shop. Expenditures for the month were those present at the meeting saturday were l. W. Shepherd mrs. W. E. Bayly mrs. James Macdonell mrs. Olive Robinson mrs. Charles Pohlman and or. Conrad s. Baker. Deputies will Aid taxpayers j e i p h o s and Spencerville area citizens May receive help representatives from the Allen Leo treasurer s office will be Avail Jable in Delphos and Spencerville during the coming week to assist taxpayers in making their first half 1939 real estate tax returns it was announced saturday by treasurer Byron h. Dershem. The deputies will be at the peo Ples Bank Delphos monday tues Day and wednesday and at the citizens and Farmers Bank Spencerville thursday and Friday. Realty taxes collected during the week ending saturday amounted to bringing the total thus far to Dershem reported. Sales tax collections Foi the week reached a total of 1.52.95 since Jan. I personal prop tax collections during the week totalled and classified property tax collections amounted to state wide collections from Sale of sales tax Stamps up to feb. 10 i were an increase of 35 per cent Over receipts for the same period last year according to state treasurer Don h. Be right. Collections for the week ending feb. 10 totalled or 14 per rent above those of the correspond ing week of 1939, Ebright revealed. I5y Jim Bliss Ell. Cit editor the Lima news honest Vic Donahey. Ohio s no 1 Democrat lived up to his name last week and in so doing threw a Monkey wrench into what was to have been a Well oiled machine pledged to the third term for Roosevelt at the National democratic convention. The taciturn Donahey who Rode to Fame on a hot potato and has become As the Mahatma of silence in the Senate really set the stage for some interesting possibilities by refusing to run. With All eyes on Ohio s May 14 Primatis. Tucio is abundant Evi Dence that the spec patois View a merry show Between now and election the democratic state Central and executive committees had named Donahey As their favorite Chin is Sawyer As Sei Ond Choice. 1 under Ohio Law. No candidate May ret name on the ballot without Foi Mally Declar ing intent. To wive Roosevelt the necessity of making known his plans. Uon ahoy was to be the stalking and then the proper time came turn the delegation Over to f. D. R. Donahey admittedly one of the if there vote getters in Many a Moon to find i would have had ample support. Rut with Donahey out it is doubtful if Ohio s delegation can be delivered to Roosevelt All wrapped up in a Nice package. Dissension has been mounting in the ranks of the opposition for Many months and with Martin l. Davey making his presence Felt chances Aie a merry Battle will rage. It is no secret that no love is lost Between Dave and Sawyer and Davey has an old score to Settle with the new Deal. What better Chance than to have Garner step into the breach file and get the support of the Davey forces Ohio also Lias two special con Gressional elections. One is in a solidly Republican District the other in a District that has been democratic in All but three of the past 25 years. Reports have it that republicans Are due to win both scats. It is readily seen that if these two elections should reveal a Strong Republican trend and if the new Deal Effort for Roosevelt turns sour the third term Boom might be quickly deflated census questions May be stricken two questions in the 1940 Cen sus that have aroused indignation because they violate individual privacy would be stricken from the questionnaire if a move by sen. Charles Tobey new Hamp Shire Republican is successful. Sen. Tobey has succeeded in so curing consent from a Senate sub committee to hear protests against the questions that ask the amount of Money or wages or salary received in including commis Sions and income of or More from sources other than Money. Wages or salary. Inasmuch As the individual canvassing is not scheduled to Start until april there May still be a Chance to halt this invasion of privacy As it now stands. While the income questions have borne the Brunt of condemnation there Are Many who object mrs. L. Martin Ahmir. Of to Ledo. Northwest District die Tor of the Ohio Council i. T. A., will inc the response to Greet Ings opening the District con Ference to be held thursday in Grace methodist Church. Anniversary to be marked fifth anniversary of the foundation of the Maumee Valley society of professional engineers in which several Lima and District engineers hold membership will be observed Friday evening March 1, at the Kettering country club in Defiance. Plans for the event were announced saturday by c. U. Bullock j Secretary. The anniversary affair will open with a dinner at 7 p. M. The i speaker will be Perry Faulkner of month Click. Entertainment will he provided by the Wise Trio of Lima. The meeting he featured by the count of ballots in i annual elect Ion being the Northwest District Confer ence of the Ohio Congress of parents and teachers will be held thursday at the Grace methodist Church it was announced by mrs Raymond p. Smith president of the Lima p. T. A. Council. Lighted lamps for a Challenge to patents and teach 01 a will be the theme of the con Ference. Registration will Start at 9 o clock at the morning session Fol Lowed by a Call to order by mrs. L. D. Martin Northwest director who will be the presiding officer. Rev. G. W pastor of the Grace Church will have Chat go of invocation. The program will then continue with an address of Wel come by mis. Raymond p. Smith greetings extended by mayor Frank Mcclain. Charles , assistant principal at South High school and h. Litherland us Peiton pendent of Allen co schools response by mrs. L. D. Martin introduction of state National and District officers music by the South High band business ses Sions Community singing and presentation of the theme by mrs. Tracy Lacost president of the Ohio Congress of the p. T. A. Presbyterian Chuich. At the afternoon gathering sepia ate sessions will be conducted by the state and District offi cers on the subject of health Maga Zines under Gojii tens publicity music Ladio. Programs safety and legislation juvenile Protection and he creation from 1 to Fol Lowed by a general session at 3 o clock. Music will be presented by the Mother singers and the Cen tial High Cappella choir. Speeches will be Given on the topic lighting lamps for youth thru by mrs. Lonn Staats state Magazine chairman thin kindergartens mrs. Gary Myers state kindergarten chair Man publicity mrs. Richaid Over myer slate historian music mrs. Harry Paine state music chair Man family life miss Evelyn Eastman National mental Hygiene chairman health mrs. H. C. I District health chair Man juvenile promotion mis. R. P. Smith District Public welfare chairman goals and standards the clubs i p f1 1 Harshe former North conducted wn9t District director programs Imis. C. C. Sullivan state Secre Flanigan and other 300 men will get work for a Long period will be spent on s. Mccali St improve meals Busy ati3 Ark new t water line fill a l Relt need o feeder on g dangers of from the use of makeshift Home cleaning fluids in graphically shown in the Nhor photo. Helen loss Ellinne. If 150fi Lowhin ii s hip Young Lily registering Surprise four the flames from a highly fluid Imp while she simulated a Home cleaning Jol thru the mail. R. 11. Sheik Lima and a. F. Itary radio. Mrs. E. Y. Redrup Van wort been Nom i District radio chairman mated for the president s post., lamps lit by i other nominees Are c. B. Tiarhi-1 president son and j. F. Cupp Lima first i will be vice president l. M. Hoover Mont j Pelier and l. F. Schaublin Lima dinner will he Sei Ved at c. Tracy Lacost recreation period observed Between to Home dry cleaning caution note sounded by Taf Unger use of inflammable fluids is highly dangerous second vice president Wayne Gid Eon Lima and R. Fessler Ottawa treasurer and c. C. Acker Man Wauson and c. L. Bullock Lima Secretary. Grace methodist Church with the mrs. Solons finish chapter study procedure to place Issue on ballot will be discussed continued on Page sixteen Lima District students help produce play necessary procedure for placing the proposed new City chatter before Luna voters at the no vember election probably will be discussed at monday s Cour ii meeting. This was announced saturday by William l. Ferguson Council president As the legislators completed their study of the new document at its fifth and final meeting for that purpose Friday nil rat in City Hall. On motion of Lloyd v. Stipp third Ward councilman seconded by William Batty first Ward Lvie new draft was referred to City solicitor Lester Shepherd for review As to Legal form. Friday night s study session covered several of the closing sections of the proposed charter which for the most conform with provisions of the existing charter. Following the City solicitor s review Council is expected to a Smith presiding and Rev. Clar ence Grauser in charge of invocation. Robert Christie and h. W. Scheuerman assistant principal at Central High school will give a few remarks. Evening session will Start at 7 o clock with invocation by Rev. G. W. Whyman followed by the presentation of the Flag by the scouts and singing by the men s chorus. Eighth Grade students under the direction of miss Evelyn Eastman will hold a panel discus Sion on youth s need of lighted the All Day session will close with an address by or. Schuyler Garth of Youngstown. With Wii men weather slated for the near future Many Lima and District persons Are giving much thought to the cleaning of lighter wearing apparel chief Harry Taflinger with the cleaning of clothing in mind announced saturday that you can t value your life very highly if you attempt cleaning in your Home with any inflammable during the past few years Lima has escaped having serious fires which started while persons were in the process of Oine dry clean ing. That is the Way we Hope to with the and Anita Mathew of Lima has been appointed on the make up committee for the play room service to be presented by bowl ing Green state University thurs Day and Friday mar. 7-8, at the j theorize necessary for University theatre. J placing the charter on the no the following persons Are on vim bar ballot. Other committees Mabel Somer the revised charter is the work Ottawa and Ruth Wilson spen of a special committee of Berville costumes Ruth named by Council to perform the do pos property Fred work. Six weeks ago Council Napoleon Scenic design and began a study of the committee s Roger Wheeler work which was approved with Perry to 4-h says avd girls name officers officers were elected by girls and boys 4-h club of Perry to at a meeting held recently at the Home of mrs. Harold Shaw. Marguerite Settlemire president Margaret Mullenhour vice presi Dent Margery Sidener Secretary treasurer Betty win Gardener recreational Leader and Donnal Mae Ferguson reporter were elected by the girls group. The boys elected James Settle president Robert Sellers vice president and Roger Mathews Secretary treasurer. Games were played during the evening and refreshments were served. Mrs. Harold Shaw mrs. C. L. Settlemyie and Oliver Hager Are the advisors of the club. Lima bus y student at Ada electrical. Officers elected by local orioles Lodge Max gets divorce on his testimony that his wife Emma had refused to live with him for More than two years c. Reitzler was granted n divorce saturday by judge Cal l. Lora. They were married Jan. 15, 1930, the plaintiff said. Reorganization of the fraternal order of orioles was announced Here saturday following a meet ing at the new Lodge rooms 122vi f High St. F rank Lyle who was Active in obtaining a charter for the local Lodge in 1935, was elected presi Dent of the order. Grant Fisher is Tho new soc rotary and Charles Gribbon Adam Vandivier and Walter Dougherty arc trustees. The local Lodge will he affiliated with the National in Buffalo. Few changes. Principle changes in the new draft involve civil service pro visions which Call for placing virtually All municipal employees except elected officials and holders of key positions under civil service. Organize Junior his Wapakoneta feb. Iza Tion of a Junior his club at a Lime High school was announced today. Officers of the new club Are Don Kohler president William Lietz Secretary treasurer and i Rayne Combs jr., Carl Abe .ir., Richard orb John Headapohl her Bert Hines Rolland Killian Thom As Schumann and William Brandt charter members. Robert Ash son of or. And mrs. Charles Ash of 330 s. Charles St concluded a Busy icel saturday night As general chairman of the annual engineers Cele bration among engineering College students at Ohio Northern univer sity Ada. Ash a graduate of Central High in 1936 and a senior at Ada chairman of the engineering school executive committee and also Gen eral chairman of the engineers dance held saturday evening at the Ada High school gymnasium closing the week s Celebration. The Lima student has served the past year As president of the Ohio Northern student chapter of the american society of civil Kongi neers and during the Quarter recently rinsed waa toastmaster of the Ohio Northern engineers speakers asm. Have it in future chief Taflinger said and the Only Way to keep our record clean is to continually keep reminding Home the City record was nearly broken the latter part of january when a woman was burned while Slu was cleaning wearing apparel f More than four decades her dry cleaning method had proved successful. The National Hoard of the underwriters in new York has recently informed departments in cities thru out the United states of dry cleaning accidents. Accord ing to data methods used by per sons were successful for Many years but one Little mistake can cause the loss of life or the loss of a Home. Results of last told chief Taflinger recently received a report from the new York underwriters Assn which he feels should be known by every Lima persons. Tho report tells How an explosion occurred while a person was in the midst of dry cleaning. In a suburban town a fireman went off duty and started Home. As he passed a House a muffled explosion and spurts of from the Kitchen window brought him across the Street on the run. The front door of the place flew open a. 1 a woman whose clothing was flaming appeared on uie threshold attempting to beat out the . Without a second s delay the Man pushed her Back into the House and rolled her in n Rug extinguishing the flames altho his own hands were scorched in the Rescue. He then put in a Call for the department and for a Doc Tor to attend the woman who was seriously burned. Excited Noigh borr had now appeared. Leaving the of the injured woman to them the Man obtained a Garden Hose from an adjoining House so be could attack the thus holding the flames in Check until his buddies arrived with he apparatus. By this act he saved lie House from total destruction not Content with this he inter told the lesson of the to a group of people in front of the dresses in he said when he explosion and started. I Don t know Bow in Mav been a Pilot Lii it on i lie Gas Range or perhaps she rubbed lie material Loo hard and developed sufficient Static electricity to produce a tiny Spirk which is fill that is required to ignite gasoline cleaning in Home dangerous and cleaning with gasoline in Side the said chief Taf linger is ext Temerl hazardous Hec Aure of the volatile nature of the fluid. Gasoline vapor mixes spreads rapidly import ions this plans for a half million Worth of municipal improvements which will i Ovule employment for i a Winkers during the Coin ing Spring. Summer and fall months in nuni de saturday by mayor Frank k. Mcclain. The includes Walcer main in sons Mer improve ments Seuer and Street nil i Nve ments at Schunn Nevei Park Sidi Ualk repairs and to inv tiling. One of the pm riels of tip the me calf so Pavig and mail is sri Neil Illi d in still i Llu Middle of Maich this project the wifi Luciy depot Melit of Peale to the extent no ii Milf fur i a labor i Litho i s totalling f a Folio no i a workers ii scheduled to go in Woik Man any uhen water Mam extensions in six City locations started. Tho i ii decl. Set up for two months will Pui vide service id considerable men nut Xoi cd. About 20 families will be riled. The program also i. Prove circulation in the lines and eliminate hive ends. Be i a of will in the Correct mixture of and Vapner is n powerful eve Plosko in the motor of your automobile. It is difficult to determine accurately the loss and injuries caused by cleaning with dangerous fluids in the continued the chief but reports received by the National Board indicate that lakes a heavy toll annually thousands lose their lives in Homes alone. Hundreds of those victims Are children under ten years of age. I Eirfie you All to he Ful with hazards in your Home and not to permit cleaning of any kind with gasoline benzine Napton or any other inflammable former Shawnee Man is among top characters n land of film magic of Paricis r. He Kohardt formerly of Shawnee to nov lates As one of California s spotlight characters. He is popularly known As Buff alow Bill Stirk hard. When a Hoy he so admired the real Buffalo Rill at the time of his last appear Ance in limn that it was with difficulty that his patents restrained him from running Nway with the outfit of the great Western scout. Buffalo Rill Hur Haidt con ducts a printing establishment in Hollywood adjacent to the r. K. O. Studio and As a Hobby on the Side he has a troupe of real american indians. Under i caption of Buffalo Rill and his first Ameri spectacular appearances Are made at rodeos and pageants. The spotlight feature with which he has thrilled vast audiences is a Stinge hold up. An Overland coach once in real service with All its trappings is in in by four fiery steeds. At a recent. In the coliseum at los Angeles his outfit in a running fight stirred and thrilled an find enee of Over people. A More recent appearance in san far Cisco was greeted with a vast audience. At Palm Springs san Diego and other Western Points his spotlight Fea Ture has been hailed with enthusiasm. Turk Hirdt lives his character daily. His ten gallon hat is worn on the it reel and Long flowing locks of hair fall upon his should ers to is of girded in full Buffalo Bill style and looks the Purl. Of the scout apparel used by him Are from croat Ion hat succumbed at. The hand of the real Buffalo Bill in Pioneer Days. His delivery evidently wan cleaning truck Bear lifelike a Kitchen in Cookk a ii sect of Appi Omin Alev four six and eight Inch be Laid no the Ai inn streets included in the Pio cram inn Law 11 no i a my i Rudkins Lake wind to Berville re Spont i Volle Noil Lawn in Nixon Mill ruin second in for View and Viand a Vest of main. Viewing i he big municipal inn .1 one will almost the Pilj s unemployed in months in Hume . Or Mccin the i a Loco would be gradually added to in protects Aie opened and that t to Peak of activity should be reached in Only. Approval of two other major projects involving Federal Aid of some is expected soon at City Hull. One of these is Iho pro posed Ottawa i Iver in it Odom on including a for lost Creek diversion Clia Tine and Dike. The project toward which i he Federal government will provide Call for employ ment of 200 men for five month beginning in july. The big River project actor Reintj to k. K. Smith waterworks stip crintes Lent contemplates info a larger liver Pool for col Lection of water to stage of water. Vikk of Kumku will us it it the other Calls Foi Wypa spending for labor to construct a new water feeder Lino from the main pump station to sugar St North in sugar St to i Ridley re. Commenting on this project supt. Smith said it is of the most important improve ments planned for this year. It will be the first feeder main in stalled since and has Horn recommended by the National Ronrad of underwriters since the improvement will pro vide North Lima with better ii "iu1ffalo Hill Bukki Vaudt artly Oil paintings of Buffalo Bill As they move about in he traffic of los Angeles. Burkhardt is a peace officer and As a Deputy sheriff he is he Vivily belted carrying a heavy scouting knife and a Side Arm Iron All securely held in hand tooled Leathern pockets. He has four Complete outfits sufficient for nil occasions and is widely known is a surge not at arms at the largest balls and a Cuhlic indoor gatherings. He has appeared in minor roles in several screen productions. Francis f. Is n son of the Lale George Burkhardt of Shawnee also n brother of Ida and and of Charles w., now residing in shown dec to. Former mayor Burk Hurdt of Lima lao h brother of Hollywood Buffalo i Cunti tried on Page sixteen protected Home Circle plans class initiation members of the protected Home Circle no. 210, will hold a class initiation at 7 of p. In. Monday at Centra Hall. Dayton Circle no. 203, will he the guests at the program. Ditc Downing District Deputy will have charge of the degree after which a social hour will be held. Program and refresh ments arc in charge of miss Max Ine Rostorfer and her commit tee. Moose degree team to initiate two classes the Lima degree team of the Loyal order of Moose will initiate classes sunday afternoon at of Una and Kenton tuesday evening honouring state officers Lawrence Grove and Robert knee. John Kulusity jr., District pres ident of the Ohio state Moore Nafin will accompany Tho degree team. Jesse f. Miller f. C. Lor ton Julius Kulusity Kermit White Scott Blake and Paul Karrick we members of Anu newspaper newspaper

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