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The Lima Citizen from Lima, Ohio • Page 3

The Lima Citizen from Lima, Ohio • Page 3

The Lima Citizeni
Lima, Ohio
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THE LIMA CITIZEN Tuesday Dec 20 1960 Ktepslesan Firm Liv Bridfea BEdds Preashas 'Fes Eieere Wren Reese Inc Napoleon OhioiVan Wert Paulding Defiance and Co Georgetown submitted the ap-was the apparent low bidder on Putnam counties Apparent low bid-'parent low figure of $137330 for twp bridge jobs in Defiance Coun- ders on the latter projects were: (replacing two culverts on State ty Division Engineer James Carl Gerken Sons Napoleon Route 694 in Putnam County one Roose announces for replacement of two culverts on located a mile northeast of Cascade The firm hid $11938737 to con- Sti te Route 281 in Defiance county Park and the other one of a struct a steel beam bridge over between State Route 18 and the mile east of State Route 115 The the St Joseph Rivet on State Route (Henry county line for $5436130 a estimate for the work was 249 and a concrete slab bridge over job which the State estimated at $14900 Lost Creek on the same route The $5630000 State estimate for the two struc-j Klotz Company Toledo for re-tures was $14410000 Nine contrac-j placement of four culverts in Paul-tors bid for the work scheduled for ding county three located on State completion Sept 30 1961 Route 113 between 127 and Among the other bids on State Payne and the other one on State Road improvements at the same Route 114 one mile east of 127 time was a project to replace four 1110 Toledo firm bid $1139830 for CRIDERSVILLE Post No 647 1 ri 5r v' A 'V 1 V- i 'V 7 through 12 are incited BE GLAD YOU USE EB-NER COAL THAT IS CA 5-6721 4 4 4 i vv I culverts on State Route' Van Wert County and the other three in Paulding County just south of State Route 111 Phillips Thiel Construction Co Blakslee 1 Ohio was the low bidder on latter project with a figure of the cratradTsbmited by tlw State christaS fcreXJTInd at $1245000 The same firm $1593670 on another project to re-ldersyiIe area t0 4 nm place three culverts on State Route' Saturday in the Post home 49 one located between 224 the f05 1 Santa Claus will present treats to children Junior Bowsber and Wil- thejanJ Convoy and two more located $12-' 455 00 The State estimate for the work was $1700000 Earlier in the week the Highway between State Route 114 and the Van Wert county line and a structure located on State ConTul CMdren 1 secretary Installed along with the new president Vernon Archer by the retiring president The club also decided to hold a Christmas party for Senior bend members Friday at the close of school New officers of the Criders-ville Band Boosters above receive club records from retiring President Earl Thompson far left From left ere Jim Cook vice president Betty Reichelderfer treasurer and Evelyn Hinkle Department took bids on four other The estimate for this pro-pbojects for replacement of 13 cul-'ject was $1835000 verts located on various routes in The Brown County Construction Memory Of Tragedy Offsets Gay Lighting GIVE CHRISTMAS RECORDS SOUTH LEBANON Ohio (AP) all things whatsoever ye shall ash in prayer believing ye shall That Bible quotation is repeated each Sunday over 68 radio stations in 27 states to a predominately rural audience by Kash Am-burgy of South Lebanon He says he used prayer and faith to pull himself out of a maze of financial problems that brought federal court receivership of his business interests in' 1953 'Although 'known in Warren County for real estate furniture and lumber yard ventures Am-burgy is also known in small towns and rural communities in Ohio Kentucky and Indiana as Old Country and Country Preacher" A small room on the second floor of his irniture store is the place he tape records sermons sent to the radio stations On weekdays he has 32 other 15 minute broadcasts in early morning hours advertising his furniture appliances Bibles and other items When Sunday rolls around however business he says recreation is preaching and Mary Lou (his wife and business partner) and I drive to some small town or country church and give a Amburgy one of children of a country storekeeper In Lerose el deep in Owsley County in southeast Kentucky started at age 15 selling Bibles When he was 20 he became a minister in the Pentecostal Church although he had only an eighth grade education Today he is also pastor and founder of the Bible Church of God in Lebanon the county seat of Warren County South Lebanon however may become the biggest community in the county in area if annexation of 2200 acres goes through as expected next month South Lebanon is virtually in the FROM fompemr i center of the area between Cincinnati and Dayton It was a small country town of 1000 persons 10 years ago but now has 3000 radio broadcasts started a migration of workers from rural sections of Ohio Kentucky! West Virginia and Tennessee to South Lebanon Lacking funds for a courthouse and city buildings residents are building their own Labor is supplied free and materials at cost for the $25000 structure Amburgy says he promised himself to be worth $1 million by age 40 He is now 38 He started building low cost homes in South Lebanon in 1951 finishing 313 In 1952 he set up a Bible sales agency and in 1954 added a lumber business He also started a service station and drive-in eating place 1957 due to over-expansion and the fact that some of my people could not pay off their homes I found tha my business activities were being forced into he said In US District Court at Cincinnati Amburgy contended all he needed was a little time Judge John Druffel agreed to a court order banning any sheriffs sale or any lien on assets Ambnrgy borrowed $200000 from the federal Small Business Administration and was given four years to repay He says: paid off most of the other debts in less than a year instead of the three years given me by the court And last March I started another new business that of selling furniture and Asked of his financial condition today he hauls out a recent audit showing his worth at over $800000 He thinks make his million in two years Then he says Lou and I will go to preaching and singing around the Court clerk were" set at $12500 and $9000 per year respectively The second judge and clerk will be elected in November The judge and elective clerk were created as a result of the population passing 100000 in the 1960 census The clerk is now appointed by the judge The judge and elective clerk were created as a result of the population passing 100000 in the 1960 census The clerk is now appointed by the judge The city pays three-fifths and the county two-fifth of the salaries of the clerk and judge AMD 54 RPM CHRISTMAS ALBUMS NEEDLES! STORAGE RACKS! CARRYING CASES1 OTHER RECORD ACCESSORY GIFTS! CHARGE RECORDS TO YOUR ACCOUNT BUY ON HART'S EASY TERMS PAULDING The colorful Christmas decorations around the spacious square here do not quite 1 mask the anxiety and sense of tragedy that is the residue of the brutal murder of the 14-year old Paulding High School freshman girl Nancy Eagleson who was buried one month ago in Oak Hill Cemetery The body of the girl was found early on the morning of Nov 14 seven hours after she was pulled into a car by a motorist who offered Nancy and her 5-year old sister Sheryl a ride in his car Sheryl made her escape ran home and notified Paulding police and Paulding County Sheriff John Keeler i still checking every possible lead and have not given up Sheriff Keeler said The department aided by law enforcement men from Lima Toledo Fort Wayne and the state crime laboratory in London Ohio have worked virtually ground the clock in checking possible clues Two men wer held briefly in connection with the sex-slaying but were released after investigation failed to produce a tie-in with the case Spurring the search for the killer townspeople and clubs and organizations in Paulding and around Northwestern Ohio have contributed $6300 for information leading to the apprehension of the killer Only details available from the sister were that the man drove a car TdEUBLflY fUnjJITURE CHILDREN'S CKS1STMAS RECORDS 29' 398 iwwfwmww Sf 4 Is ALL TRANSISTOR ROYAL 50 SHIRT POCKET So Council Raises Salary Over Board Objections mm in CHRISTMAS CREDIT TERMS AS LOW AS FMl $fl (rhfrh fj nvnmc Tvn City Income Tax Statements Placed In Mails City Tax Director Richard Wolford said Monday his office will mail fourth quarter city income tax statements today and that taxpayers should receive the statements late this week or early next week Wolford said the statements which are based on the declaration of estimated income originally were to be mailed after Jan I Taxpayers whose taxes are withheld by their employer are exempt from the provisions requiring an income estimate However they are being mailed early at the suggestion of Deputy City Auditor Robert Rentz according to Wolford so taxpayers can deduct their fourth quarter payment from their federal income tax liability Wolford said deductions can be taken only on the city tax actually paid during 1960 Taxpayers who wait until after Jan 1 lose their federal tax deduction Deadline for fourth quarter city tax payments is Jan 3L The tax director added that quarterly and annual returns would be in the mad by the close of the year Although the schedule has not been established yet Wolford said his office will be open several Sat urdays during Abe period from Jan 1 to April 30 the time during which final returns can be filed Heating Unit Blamed CINCINNATI A defective gas heating unit was apparently the cause of the Dec 11 fire that destroyed an Albers chain market on US 42 investigators say The probers reported Monday after sifting the ruins of the blaze that caused a $150000 loss Pencil makers estimate that pen' cils still do about 9 per cent of writing jobs 1093 pr 1193 pr A to Salaries of four appointive city officials were raised by City Council Monday night over the objection of the Civil Service Board The counciimen passed legislation raising the salaries of Fire Chief Walter Hydaker and Police Chief Donald Miller from 7528 to $7900 per year and Deputy Auditors Robert Rentz and Martin Cogley from $5400 to $6532 The raises are effective Jan 1 The Civil Service Board in a communication to the council-men said the raises were consistent with the spirit of the pay plan as originally The CSB was referring to the Krpeger personnel plan However the counciimen have authorized legislation removing all appointive employes from the plan on the grounds that employes not protected by civil service should not be subject to the restrictions of the plan The legislation removing the ap- Opointive employes from the provisions of the Kroeger plan probably will be voted upon Jan 3 'In other action the counciimen raised the salaries of the director of law from $7500 to $7900 per year and the city auditor from $6-720 to $7000 The raises are effective Jan 1 1962 Salaries of the second Municipal 17IIITUR0P ms OFFICIAL SCOUT TO nc Two Delphos Men Escape Injury In Explosion Two service station attendants miraculously escaped serious injury at 7:30 pm Monday when sparks from a drill caused gasoline in a two-gallon can to explode breaking out seven windows at the Texaco station East Fifth street The attendants Ronald Wagner nd Gene Pohlman were unable tell firemen how they managed to escape with only minor bruises The explosion was heard for a distance of several blocks All windows to the front of the building were blown outward The two men were working with a drilL The gasoline can was on the floor nearby Firemen estimated the damage at $400 ZEtllTit TVYILITE CLOCK RADIO Oj Advance styling with a clock most wanted features One of finest gift values! FULL KIOH FIDELITY STEREO COMPLETE ELA power rated 8Vk watts it Full Stereo 3 Speaker Sound System it changer with ton arm it Full Stereo sound controls Oil HART'S EASY TERMS ZENITH NOCTURNE DELUXE CLOCK RADIO Features new Snooz-Alarm timer that remembers to call you after shut off took for he official tag of approval on our Winthrop Jr Scout Shoes it assures you of fop quality long wear and smart stylo for Scouts and non-scouts Boys sizes 36 Big boys 6-10 Widths MM SFRMeTfc AdMto CoRtwaporaiy Ifr-fcoy styling la tnn furattwa vnnaart an hare wood toMn-ta Mahogany W4-Mt or Road Oak fckaaanMflwaaaaaaaiMaML3aiMaaattaaaiMaMiaaiMnMfciaaaadaag 3v Plan Pcrty Fcr Retarded Children Pupils of the Putnam County School for Retarded Children will be guests at 6:30 pm Thursday1 at a dinner-party under sponsorship ef the Parents of Retarded Putnam County Children organization The party will be held in the school which has been decorated for the occasion A tree and lights Cwere donated by two Ottawa merchants All children will be presented with a gift 7i rp 1 1 OPEN UNTIL 9 Pfl Znj lml i iwmjhmWl 126 WEST HIGH N-'' EVERY RIGHT UNTIL CHRISTMAS I I i i.

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