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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 1939
Old Age Pension Act Explained To Lions Provisions for old age insurance under the social security act were explained Tuesday night at a dinner meeting of the Bluffton Lions club by W. H. Ashbrook, manager of the field office of the social security board in Lima. Ashbrook’s office has charge of so cial security activities in seven coun ties—Allen, Auglaize, Putnam, Han cock, Hardin, Mercer and Van Wert. In his talk, Ashbrook pointed out that for millions of workers, the So cial Security Act provides an old age income payable monthly after age 65. Size of the payments will de pend on the amount of the worker’s wages, in employment covered by the Phone 506-W to place your orders. FAZE SERVICE STATION YOU ARE INVITED TO VIEW AN EXHIBIT OF Portrait and Commercial Photography BY LEADING STUDIOS OF THE UNIT ED STATES AND OTHER COUNTRIES In Basinger’s Furniture Store from 10 A. M. to 5 P. M. daily, and until 10 P. M. Wednesday and Saturday. Admission free—Souvenirs Given The NEV-ART STUDIO is fortunate, by reason of its membership in The Photographers’ Association of America, in having the privilege of showing this most unusual collection to the citizens of Bluffton and com munity. NEL-ART STUDIO act, from Jan. 1, 1937, until he is 65 years old. During this period, the worker must have received at least $2,000 from employment covered by the law, and during that period he must have worked one day or more in each of at least five different calendar years. First monthly payments will be started January 1, 1942, Ashbrook pointed out. Should workers dies before they are 65, their estates will receive a payment equal to 3 ba cents on each dollar of all wages counted toward benefits. Should they die after age 65, the total amount received in benefits will be deducted from the payment to his estate. News want ads bring results. NOTICE! Folks there’s no need for you to go cold this kind of weather. Faze has lots of coal in the yard and more coming in. It’s that good Dundon Red Ash, the long burning coal that is easy to control. ONE CENT FRIDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY SATURDAY Sidney's Drug Shop THE Itexaa DRUG STORE GAU/* LOOK INTO IT TRADE MARK RtGtSTERfcj slip-top cans all sizes easy to open self-sealing clean-convenient-no Waste Best Paint Sold T. Greding Hardware THE BLUFFTON NEWS B. F. BIERY, BusineM Mgr. C. A. BIERY, Editor Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio, by the Bluffton News Publishing and Printing Co. Subscription rates: $2.00 per year in U. S. payable in advance. Entered as second class matter at the postoffice at Bluffton, Ohio, under the Act of March 3, 1879. One cent sale at Rexall store. Miss Barbara Diller of Toledo spent Sunday here with relatives and friends. For bargains in furniture see Echo Feed store. Roberta Biery spent over the week end with friends at Miami univers ity, Oxford. Lawn mower grinding, section knives and saw filing. John Klay, W. Elm street. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hawk of Belvi-1 dere, 111., are visiting at the home of their parents here. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Wright of Wakeman visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Holden, Sunday. Reduced prices on all chick brood ers, feeders, fountains and poultry equipment. Echo Feed store. Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Conaway and family spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Gail Shine and family of Lima Mi Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Ge Gratz and daught Munn Brothers will at the County Line church of the Brethren, seven miles south of Bluffton, next Tuesday night. All welcome. For those who can view our photo graphic exhibit at no other time than Sunday, we will show at our studio from 2 to 5 p. m., Sunday, April 23. Neu-Art stdio. Rev. Charles Armentrout, Sidney Hauenstein and B. F. Biery repre sented the Presbyterian church of this place at the spring meeting of Lima Presbytery at Ada, Monday. Millard Oberly and family and Miss LaDonna Oberly visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Eisen back and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Bas inger and family of Pandora, Sun day. Your choice of a large variety of good vegetable and flower seeds. Over 150 kinds of vegetable seeds over 100 kinds of flower seeds. We sell retail and wholesale. Echo Feed store. Dr. and Mrs. DeLos Kervin and little son Michael of Port Huron, Mich., were here over the week end visiting Mrs. Kervin’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Triplett and family of South Main street. Lemco cedarized storage bags, two for 25c, keeps your winter clothing free from moths, dirt, vermin and dust. Each bag holds several gar ments. Two bags for 25c. Bas inger’s Furniture store. tf Mr. and Mrs. Lee Welty and family of near Pandora’ and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Senff, returned mis sionaries from Africa, visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Welty and family of Cherry street, Sun day. One cent sale at Rexall store. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Harris and daughter Sonja Kay motored to Quincie, Michigan, Thursday. Mr. Harris returned home Friday. Mrs. Harris and daughter remained to visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Ambrose, returning to her home the first of the week. Husband or daddy, surprise wife or mother on Mother’s day by giving her portrait of your children. We take pictures day or night. Neu-Art studio. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Thompson and family of Orange township entertain ed Friday night Capt. and Mrs. Mark Morgan and daughter of Cheyenne. Wyoming and Mrs. Chas. Cowgill of Iowa City. Mrs. Paul Weaver of Knox, Pa., and Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Thompson were callers at the Thomp son home, Sunday’. For high quality economical paint for inside and outside, use Lowe Bros. For latest color schemes use our large color chart, also receive a book “Brushing Up On Beauty” and color cards at the Echo Feed Store. A group of Bluffton people who motored to Tiffin last Thursday to visit at the home of Miss Elizabeth Boehr and her mother, Mrs. Peter Boehr were: Rev. and Mrs. H. T. Unruh, Mis. Barbara Augsburger, Mrs. D. C. Bixel and Miss Stella Kirchofer. Mrs. Boehr celebrated her eighty-fourth birthday anniver sary last Wednesday and entertained a number of Tiffin octogenarians in honor of the occasion. E. H. Neuenschwander, local pho tographer, is exhibiting in Basinger's furniture store, more than 70 photo graps of local and other personages and commercial subjects. Among these is one which has won recogni tion by being accepted for hanging in the 1936 exhibit of the National Pho tographers’ association at their con vention in Chicago. The photographs which he is showing from other studios were hung in the 1936 and 1937 conventions. A souvenir is giv en each one attending. THE BLUFFTO: NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO One cent sale at Rexall store. Evan Soash speiit the week end visiting friends at It itt-enberg col lege in Springfield. Mrs. Lou Eaton was in Akron, Sunday, attending the funeral of her sister Mrs. that city. illiam White of Mr. and Mrs. as. Hum mon of Columbus Grove were guests of Mrs. Kate Beals of Sout Sunday. Ii Jackson street, Get your free cllick feeder with every 10) lb. bag of Echo chick starter and grower Feed store. at the Echo Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Neuenschwan der and sons of Ft. tt'ayne were Sat urday night guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Neuenschwaiider and family. John Zoll returne 1 to his home in Ithaca, Mich., Saturday, after spend ing the past ten ays at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Stratton and family and with fr ton. iends in Arling- Beatuify your kitchen, bathroom, furniture, woodwork and automobile with Plax, the hig li grade enamel, in 20 colors, made Echo Feed store. by Lowe Bros. Regular meeting if Bluffton chap ter Eastern Star, Friday night. Cov ered dish supper at 6:30. Bring cov ered dish and your own sandwiches. lived and sharp ened. Harold Wenter, rear Charles Miller residence, 14 S. Main street. Best poultry litter $2 per bale. The Bluffton Milling Co. tf Mrs. Caroline Raumgartner and son E. W. Baumgiirtner of Berne, Ind., were dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Neuensch wander, Tuesday. Don’t miss viewing the photograph ic exhibit in Basinger’s furniture store. It is very w Neu-Art studio. orth your while. Virginia Stuckey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Stud ey of Ix^o, Ind., will be graduated from the high school at that plac e at commence ment exercises to be held Saturday night. She is the granddaughter of Isaac Stauffer of this place. One cent sale at Rexall store. Mrs. James Moon who spent the past winter here w th her daughter Miss M’Della Moon, Bluffton college instructor, has retui ned to her home near Middletown. Miss Moon who with her mother occ upied apartments at the Miss Mabel ones residence on Cherry street will now reside at Ropp hall. Lawn seed, elm er, alsike and timothy, sweet clover, alfalfa, rape, Sudan grass. S' fds of high quality at the Echo Feed store. Before you forget—phone us now and we will call for your old furni ture, repair and re-upholster it and return it, good as new. You’ll be surprised what can be done with those old springs. The cost is small. Estimates without obligation. Mur ray Upholstering shop, Thurman and Washington Sts. Phone 285-R. Lemco cedarized side opening storage bags preserve your winter garments thru the summer and keep them free from moths, dirt, vermin and dust. Each bag holds several garments. Two bags for 25c. Basinger’s Furniture store. tf Removals by Diller ambulance: Donivan Moser from Bluffton hos pital to the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Moser Mrs. Rob ert Holmes and infant son from St. Rita’s hospital, Lima, to her home in Beaverdam Samuel Hilty from Bluffton hospital to the home of his sistei* Mrs. Ellen Amstutz Abe Som mer from the John Zimmerly home to his home in Beaverdam. For better results use a little Agrico th e fertilizer with the extra plant food for oats, corn, garden and lawn. Ec io Feed store. Mr. anc Mrs. Ralph Dunifon and family of South Main street enter tained Su nday: Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Dunifon smil family, Mr. and Mrs. V. B. Dunifon and son of Van Wert A. J. Owens, Richard Owens, Mrs. Van Ema ns and daughter of Vene docia Mr and Mrs. A. C. Hileman, Humer oblet and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Otis Byer and Mr. and Mrs. Hom Koontz of Willshire. Mother SOCIETIES and CLUBS shower burger Refr Battle Carr, Cleda wculd enjoy’ and cherish aph more than any- your photog thing we you could give her. Mother's is May 14. Arrange for a ng now at the Neu-Art studio. MILY GATHERING E. D. hli and Mr. and Mrs. Hiram M. Kohli, sons Eugene and Junior en ained at Sunday din ner the oers of the Kohli family and their ildren. Those who en joyed the day were: Mr. and Mrs. Aldine E. Kohli, of Bluffton: lant. of j? Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gal ieiby Mr. and Mrs. P. E. •Ottawa Mr. and Mrs. Kohli, I Edward Lt. Kohli and son Edward Allan, of Findlay Mr. and Mrs. Homer J. Kohli and daughter Mary Ellen, C! at ham Mrs. Susie Boaz and daugr ter Ruth and son Harold, of Ottawa Orlin R. Kohli and son Robert, of Wheaton, III. Mrs. Louis Schmunk and daughter Mary Mar garet, of Toronto, Canada Dr. and Mrs. Forest Yoder and daughter Alice Jeanne and son John Robert, of Bellevue. Elizabeth, Mrs. C. R. Green, of Kirksville, Mo., was the oniy one of the ten children who could not be present. & West Ohio Classis Delegates from the Emmanuel’s and St. John’s Reformed Women’s Missionary’ societies and Girls Mis sionary Guilds are attending meet ings of the West Ohio Classes at Calvary Reformed church in Lima, this Wednesday and Thursday. The twenty-fifth anniversary of the organization of the Girls Mis sionary Guild will be observed at a dinner at the church in Lima this Wednesday night. Bridal Shower Mrs. Donald Ream entertained a group of friends in her home here Monday night in honor of Mrs. Harry Frantz, a recent bride. Dur ing the evening the honor guest was presented with a life book and a collection of favorite recipes. At the close of the evening the bride, the former Miss Esther Fill wock of Rawson, was presented with a linen shower. A dainty luncheon was served to the following: Misses Margaret Jones, Lois Jor dan, Marie Weinhold, LaDonna Dep pler, Wava Worthington, Mrs. Ethel Murray, Mrs. Treva Dillman, Mrs. Marie Ream and the hostess Mrs. Donald Ream. Poinsettia Club Th Bi ha “Eaves Drobbers in Eden”, Mrs. Lesta Clymer “Finding the Lusi tania”, Mrs. Hazel Biome “Eliza beth Fry’ Goes to Newgate”, Mrs. Bertha Marshall. Surprise feature, Mrs. Ruby Murray. Presbyterian Social Club The Presbyterian Social club will meet it the home of Mrs. W. E. Diller, week. Mrs. Alice Wednesday night of next Assistant hostesses will be 'J. W. Cunningham and Miss uudwig. Honor Bride A number of friends gathered at the hi Friday me of Mrs. John W night for a miscell atkins, honoring Mrs. Denver an Easter bride. Mrs. burger waiter ber of Augs Augs- formerly Miss Paulin of McComb, received a lovely gifts. num- Mrs. Watkins assisted by Mrs. IIdith Tschantz and Mrs. Hard wick to Miss,es the following guests: Wava Worthington, Mabie s, Mabie Augsburger, Betty Erma Badertscher, Glenna and Binkley, Pearl and Betty Weber, Phyllis Hardwick, Peggy Joyce Eckenweiler, Mrs. Nello Stein man, Mrs. Ed Hardwick, Mrs. Floyd Hardwick and Mrs. Harold Beals. City Federation The City Federation of Woman’s clubs will meet in the high school cafeteria next Tuesday night at 8 o’clock. Legion Auxiliary The Legion Auxiliary will meet in the Legion hall next Tuesday night at 8 o’clock. Garden Club Members of the Garden club will attend a lecture on flower arrange ment by Dorothy Biddle who will speak in the Lima Central high school auditorium, Saturday after noon at 2:30 o’clock. The address is sponsored by the Ohio Association of Garden clubs. Golden Wedding Of Former Residents Mr. and Mrs. Orlo West, former Bluffton residents, recently celebrat ed their Golden Wedding at their home in Steamboat Springs, Colo rado, according to word received here the first of the week. Mr. West is a brother of Cliff and Fletch West. His wife was the former Mary Whisler, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Eli Whisler who lived here. The couple were married in the Whisler home, a brick residence on the site now occupied by the Bluff ton high school building. They left Bluffton 38 years ago, locating first in Oklahoma and later in Colorado. They have six children, eleven grandchildren and one great grand child* TO GIVE CONCERT Eivin Bjornstad, noted Norwegian tenor, will give a concert at St. John Mennonite church northwest of Bluffton, Saturday night at 8 o’clock. He recently appeared in a concert program at the Ebenezer Mennonite church. TO DIRECT MUSIC Miss Dorotha Thompson, instruc tor in Rawson high school will direct music of the operetta "A Night in Old Vienna” to be presented by a cast at the high school at that place, Friday night. Miss Thompson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Thompson of Orange township. Funeral Services For Walter Hoffman Walter Hoffman, 55, residing on the Austin Balmer farm south of Bluffton, died suddenly at his home Saturday night at 8:15 o’clock. Death was due to a heart attack. He was born in New Bremen hut was employed as an insurance sales man in this district for many years. Surviving are his wife Elda, bro ther Howard and sister Mrs. Lillie Boesel of Chicago. Funeral services were held Tues day afternoon at Hartford church near Spencerville followed by burial in Hartford cemetery. College Choir Back From 1800-Mile Trip Bluffton college’s A Capella choir returned Monday night from an 1,800-mile eastern trip in which 23 concert ap)earances were made, in cluding a broadcast over the NBC hookup last Wednesday. Forty-eight persons were in the touring group which traveled in one bus and two automobiles. Driver of the 38-passenger bus was Ivins Mer- Prof. Russell A. Lantz, director of the choir, Mrs. Lantz and Ralph Y. Blosser, field secretary of the college, accompanied the 1 rincipal points ot interest visited by the group included the Stephen Foster Memorial in Pittsburgh. Get-. tysburg battle field, Valley Forge, the U. S. Navy Yard, the mint and Independence Hall at Philadelphia, and the sights of New York City, including a tour thru Rockefeller Center and Radio City. The only accident on the tour was that which befell Esthei Niswander, a member of the choir, who received an injury to her right leg above the ankle in a fall down a flight of stairs at Fairfield, Pa., two weeks ago. Altho she was unable to sing with the group because of the injury she finished the tour with them. The term, achievement day, is used in Ohio to call attention to the completion of tasks by groups of rural women, but it does not fully express the fact that it also is a public expression of pride in work which has been well done. sjf WANT-ADS Lawnmowers repaired and sharp ened. Harold Wenger, rear Charles Miller residence, 141 S. Main street. Plow point and section knives sharpened, also lawn mowers. The Silent Man can be sharpened and kept like new at the Burns Gun shop. 3 Plow your garden early with port able garden tractor no damage to flowers. Let us give you our price on one acre lots. Wilbur Sumney, Bluffton phone 375-W. Wanted—To buy child’s play pen in good condition. Call phone 632-W. Wanted—Washings by piece or family also ironings. Work guar anteed and price reasonable. Call News office. Wanted—To do custom plowing and discing. Satisfaction guarantee. N. F. Steiner & Son. 1 Wanted—To buy house to move or barn or house to wreck. Inquire News office. For rent—Modern apartment. In quire Fett hardware. For sale—Used radios A. C. sets, battery sets and auto sets priced to sell. Brauen’s Radio Service, 141 N. Jackson street. For sale—Black Hawk corn plant er in good condition. Mrs. Mae Stewart, Beaverdam phone 391. For sale—Player piano in good con dition, priced to sell. M. B. Johnson, Bluffton phone. For sale—Good potatoes, 50 cents per bushel also Gasson special pedi gree White Leghorn hatching eggs. Roy Clements, 2 miles north and mile east of Beaverdam. For sale—Two wheel stock* trailer. Waldo Hofstetter, Bluffton phone. For sale—Two acre tract, good six room house, barn and poultry house 5'2 miles east of Bluffton on Route 103. Ross A. Turner, 713 South Johnson St., Ada. Phone Green 142. For sale—Fine dwelling on South Main St. Also low priced home in business district. A. D. Gratz. For sale-Used bicycle, price $“. Call hone 449-R. For sale--Circassian walnut chif forobe A. D. Gratz. For sale——Hatching eggs, Gasson strain of White Leghorns. Call Bluffton phme 542-T. For sale—-Farms. 40 acres $3,500 80 acres $6, 500 80 acres, $6,800. See II. W. Altha us. For sale—Good coon hound pup from good stock. Gilbert Mann, 147 N Jackson street. For sale--Davenport and rocking chair. Call phone 234-W. For sale—-Potatoes and lard. Roy Marshall, 1 mile south and 1 mile east of junction of Routes 9 and 103. For sale—Disc harrow, drag tooth harrow, 5 shovel cultivator, set work harness, set single harness, one horse wagon also wanted to buy a few’ calves, wt. about 200 pounds. I. N. Harris, 4 miles south of town on county line. PAGE FTVH Many Attend Concert Here Sunday Night A large audience greeted the Treble Clef club of Bowling Green State university which appeared in the First Mennonite church Sunday night. The concert here was the first ap pearance of the club which is on a week’s tour of Ohio and Kentucky. The group of 55 singers under Prof. Paul Kennedy, attained some excel lent choral effects. Especially out standing was the work of the alto section. Miss Let ha Niswander, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Niswander of this place is a member of the club. Supplementing the choral num bers were cornet and trombone se lections by Huffman Brothers who are on the tour w’ith the club. Notice! Beginning today our office will be open every evening at 7:30. D. C. Bixel,10. D. Gordon Bixel, 0. D. Optometrists Citizens Bank Bldg. Office Hours: 8:30 a. m. to 5:30 p. m. 7:30 p. m.— Order Your May Chicks Nouj! S1.00 per 100 dis count on all orders placed now for de livery in 3 weeks. Steiner’s Hatchery Remember..... putting off buying automobile liability insur ance until tomorrow may bring you face to face with an expensive damage suit today. you can’t afford to take the chance. W. r. lutzi Postoffice Bldg. Dependable Insurance for Dependable People Bonds for almost every purpose. 1 A 11 BluHton AIR CONDITIONED FRI. CHUR. HONOLULU .YOUNG OUR GANG MON.