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Milburn Diller, Bluffton, has been
elected to serve as editor of The Wit
marsum, campus newspaper, during
the next year. Gene Hilty, Lima,
will be business manager. Staff ap
pointments will be made next week
by the new heads of the publication.
Donita Hartzler, Goshen, Ind., coed,
last week was elected Maid of Honor,
to attend Esther Ramseyer, of Smith
ville, Bluffton Day Queen ,in the col
orful campus ceremony during com-
Appearing as the last offering of
the season on the College Music
Course, the Rink String Quartet pre
sented a concert last Friday night in
the chapel.
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CAMPUS COMMENT
Rev. William Stauffer, who grad-
uated from the college in 1932, will
be on the campus this week to direct
a study in cooperative enterprises.
Rev. Stauffer is active in state co
operative activities in addition to
serving as pastor of a Mennonite
church in Sugar Creek, Ohio.
Proposals to erect a student work
project building on the campus this
summer now are being considered. It
is tentatively planned to observe a
Week-For-Bluffton camp about the
middle of the summer, during which
the building will be constructed thru
volunteer efforts. Rev. Carl J. Lan
des, project director of the college, is
in charge of the program.
Marjorie Bloomquist, of Lima, last
week was elected editor-in-chief of
The 1940. Ista, college yearbook pub-
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Duane
mana-
of the
Dr. Louis A. Peckstein, dean
teacher’s college, University of Cin
cinnati, will be the speaker at Bluff
ton college’s thirty-ninth annual com
mencement, Tuesday, June 13. Dr.
Peckstein is recognized as one of the
foremost educators of the state.
Over the last weekend, the college
gospel team made a depuation trip to
Cummins, Mich., appearing in the
Mennonite church at that place. Those
making the trip included John Boehr,
Lorre! Mullet, Leonard Metzker
Harvey Bauman
Plans are nearing completion
the Junior-Senior banquet which
be held Wednesday, May 24.
be one of the feature events
pre-commencement season.
of the
shortly
Rehearsals will be started
for the commencent week presenta
tion of Shakespeare’s “The Merchant
of Venice.” Milburn Diller, William
Burbick, Julia Culp and Betty Keen
y have been cast in the leading roles.
P. W. Stauffer is directing
duction, assisted by Donita
the pro
Hartzler.
reversed
Collegiate costume was
on the campus beginning last Friday
when the annual “Leap Week” obser
vance was inaugurated. During the
week coeds will take the initiative in
all dating, defray the bills and other
wise assume the role ordinarily re­
Comprehensive examinations for
graduating seniors were given I ues
day and Thursday mornings of last
week. These tests cover the entire
academic field, and must be passed by
students before graduation is per
mitted.
According to word received last
week, Karl Schultz, president-elect of
the college Y. M. C. A. was named
secretary-treasurer of the Ohio area
council.
Orange Twp. 4-H
Club To Organize
Organization of a 4-H club for
Orange township girls will be ef
fected at a meeting in the
Center community
next Saturday.
the club
between the ages
Membership in
open to all girls
of 10 to 20, it was announced. Sew
ing, cooking, nature study and other
projects will be set up for the group.
Mrs. Edith Powell is leader and
Mrs. Mildred Montgomery, assistant.
An assistant from the Hancock
county agricultural agent’s office will
be at the meeting to assist in organ
ization of the club.
Pandora High School
Presents Senior Play
“Huckleberry Finn, Detective” will
be presented by the senior class of
Pandora high school at the school
auditorium at that place
night run, Friday and
night at 8 o’clock.
under our normal
pri™lL‘y"
THE BLUFFxON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
In THE
It
EARiy DAYS
of baseball,
UMPIRES WORE
FROCK COATS,
CARRIED CANfS AND
and
OFBtc/ATED
WHILE SI7TINS ON
A CHAIR
/h BACK
for
OF HOME PLATE
will
It
u.s.costs
TO
THE
NAVY
bought
The following
arranged:
Afternoon Sessi
Prelude
Song by congrega
Devotions
Vocal duet
Orange
2 p. m.
house at
will be
in a two
Saturday
to Mark
The play is a sequel
Twain’s “Huckleberry Finn” and is
highly regarded as a dramatic pro
duction. Final rehearsals are now’
being held.
In
will als
dent orga
ters are i
Schultz
THE POCKETBOOK
of
knowledge
BITTED oar FOR
THIS
Sum
AT the beginning
OB THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR—
Orange Tu p. Sunday
School Meet Sunday
Orange townshi
workers will meet
nual convention ai
Sunday afternoon
vention theme wil
Officers of the
Pres., Helen Wagi
Joe Bell.
gram has been
2130 O’clock
Avis Marshall
Helen Montgomery
artman
Ladonna and Floyd
Reading _____ Betty
Offering
Appointment of committee
Rhythm Band First
Hartman
and Sec­
ond Grade of Via Public School
Address Dr. Bailey, O. N. U.
Instrumental qu Bethel church
Song by congregation
Closing prayer
Evening Session—8:00 O’clock
Prelude Ebenezer church
Song by congregation
Devotions Orren Zimmerman
Vocal solo Dorotha Thompson
Music Ebenezer church
Vocal solo Miss Merilyn Battles
Accordion solo and vocal duet
Helen and Mae Fisher
Offering
Report of committee
Music Ebenezer church
Address Mr. Rosenberger, B. C.
Music Ebenezer church
Trombone solo .... Mr. Rosenberger
Song by congregation
Closing prayer.
Public Affairs Group
To Be Here In ’40
?ek, on the neighboring
Ohio Northern university,
Diller, Bluffton college
Last w
campus of
Milburn
junior and political science major,
was honored by being made next
year’s
dent’s Conf
which will
lege. Richa
was elected
president of the Ohio Stu
rence on Public Affairs
be held at Bluffton col-
Weaver, speech major,
to the post of secretary.
Over seventy-five collegians, most
of them either political science or
public speech majors, represented
twenty-two colleges and universities
at this year’s seventh annual Public
Affairs conference which was held
April 28 and 29 on the campus of
Ohio Northern.
Dr. C. Henry Smith, of the de
partment of History and Govern
ment, addressed the opening session
Friday afte noon on the subject of
Dictatorship and Democracy.
Bluffton college was represented
by Jean Fretz, Coy Pepple, Dale
Reichenbach, Richard Weaver and
Milburn Diller.
State Y. M. C. A.’s Vote
K. Schultz Sec.-Treas.
Gayle
Studei
Y. M.
Secrets
Council
coming
been received from
,p, Area Y. M. C. A.
etary, that Karl Schultz,
the local college
i., has been chosen as
a surer of the Ohio Area
the Y.
M. C. A. for the
capacity, Schultz
a member of the
is new
serve as
Board of the Y. M. stu
anizations, whose
in Columbus.
was selected
headquar
at an
the Y. M.
election which was held at
Spring Training conference which
was held in Cincinnati from April
21 to 23.
Rollin Moser, retiring president of
the local organization held a simi
lar position in the Area Council the
past year. The council is composed
of presidents and advisors of the
state college °Y” chapters.
The
peopleop
SYRIA ALWAYS
EAT 2 NINOS
OF CHEESE
FOR
areakfast.
1910
Sunday school
their semi-an
Bethesda church,
nd evening. Con
be “Our Task”,
association are:
and Sec.-treas.,
1937
,6.372.000 SAVINGS DEPOSITORS IH
»IOj ..LAST YEAR THERE WERE
**226,770- A 176lb INCREASE
IN LESS THAN 30 YEARS.
Fellowship Banquet
Inaugurated, May
Instituting a new idea which
may
be traditional, the college Y. M. C. A.
is sponsoring a Fellows]
tion banquet on May 17
ing room of Ropp hall,
men are invited to this
purpose of which is to
new officers for next year.
ship installa
in the din
All college
affair, the
install
Negotiations are underway to con
tact a state Y. M. C. A. worker as
speaker for the evening. Rollin
Moser, retiring
the toastmaster.
chairman of the social committee, is
in charge of arrangements.
evening.
president will be
Leonard Metzker,
In past years it was always the
custom for the retiring and elected
officers to hold a retreat at the
Y. M. C. A. cabin and hold the in
stallation ceremonies there, but feel
ing that this ceremony is a vital
part of the organization, the ban
quet has been planned to include
members of the local association.
al)
TO SPEAK AT O. N. U.
N. E. Byers, former dean of Bluff
ton college, will be the speaker this
Wednesday night at a banquet given
by the faculty of Ohio Northern uni
versity, honoring 36 undergraduate
scholastic leaders of the Ada institu
tion.
Shakespearean Play
Cast Now Selected
To climax the festivities of Bluff
ton Day, the College Dramatic so
ciety will present Shakespeare’s
well-known “Merchant of Venice”.
Following the usual custom, the play
will be staged in open air, offering
a typical theatrical setting of
Shakespeare’s day.
Milburn
bick have
half and
sanio and
Shylock, respectively,
the feminine circle of the
Leading
cast, Julia Culp will play the part
of Portia and Betty Keeney, Jes
sica.
As a deviation from the original
Shakespearian script of the play, a
modern Orsen Wells version is be
ing used which modernizes as well
as shortens many of the scenes.
P. W. Stauffer is acting as lead
director of the play with Donita
Hartzler serving as co-director.
Betty Amstutz has charge of all
costumes.
Swiss Chorus Final
Concert Sunday Eve
The Swiss Community Men’s
Chorus, composed of about thirty
five men from the Bluffton and Pan
dora areas, will give their final con
cert of the year in the Ebenezer
Mennonite church west of Bluffton,
Sunday night at 8 o’clock.
The chorus is under direction of
Roy Hilty of Bowling Green, gradu
ate of the Bluffton College Music de
partment and director of the Bowl
ing Green Men’s chorus and prize
winning high
Swiss chorus
lowing the
the
school choruses.
been director of the
for the past year fol
resignation of Alvin
Hilty has
Burkholder, a former conductor.
Junior-Senior Fete
Announced, May 24
Plans are already underway for
the annual Junior and Senior ban
quet of Bluffton college. The date
has been set for Wednesday, May 24.
Helene Stonehill has been selected
as the general chairman. The fol
lowing are the committees which
have been named—hall and show:
Wayne Goodbar, Gene Hilty menu:
Vivian Heck speaker and program:
Coy Pepple, Genevieve Stein, Don
Gundy, Charles Suter invitations,
Wanda Eversole, Elizabeth Rasmus
sen, Margaret Hobson place cards:
Marjorie Lecrone, Evelyn Burkhard,
Ruth Steiner, Donita Good pro
grams, Elnore Burtchin, Alice Ele
wine, Caro! Cookson table decora
tions, Marcella Niswander, Theda
Hankish, Della Krehbil transporta
tion: Richard Backensto, Robert
West.
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THURSDAY, MAY 11, 193$
In Memoriam
Mrs.
away
Sadly missed by her
our Mother,
who passed
loving memory of
Marian Zimmerly
May 14th, 1938.
In
Children.
IN MEMORIAM
of
All
Diller and William Bur
the leads on the male be
have the parts of Bas-
Mrs. Ruby Shulaw who passed
away on May 12, 1938.
quiet in our dwelling,
Lonely is our home today
For the one who smiled to cheer us,
Has forever passed away.
She is gone but not forgotten,
Never will her memory fade.
Kindest thoughts shall ever linger
’Round the grave where she is laid.
No one knows how much we miss her,
No one knows what bitter pain.
We have suffered since she left us.
Home has never been the same.
Willard R. Shulaw
The Amstutz Family
Over a 10-year period up to 1938,
rainfall at Wooster in July and in
August was considerably heavier than
in May, June or September,
opinion that July and August
drought periods in Ohio is not
stantiated by weather records,
tember was the driest of the five
July the wettest.
The
The United States foreign trade
in eggs and egg products is relative
ly unimportant when compared to
the value of production here,
ports
never
of the
home.
1929, with a value of $7,522,000. but
our exports of eggs that year were
valued at $4,143,000, and the total
production here had a value of
$935,538,000.
in the past 10 years have
exceeded in value 1 per cent
value of the eggs produced at
Egg imports were highest in
payment to Ohio farmers
the 1938 federal farm program
ed $7,500,000 on May 1, with
applications for payment still
ing payment. Checks already had
gone to 106,700 farmers in the state.
under
to tai
6,000
wait-
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