Miss May Belle Amstutz is spend
ing a few days in Columbus.
Mr. and Mrs. Amos Basinger, Mr.
and Mrs. Francis Basinger and
daughter were Sunday dinner guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Amstutz and
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cuppies
spent the week end at the Arthur
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Frantz. Mr.
and Mrs. Dwight Frantz and daugh
ter, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Zimmer
man and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
Sam Badertscher and son Walter
spent Sunday evening with Mr. and
Mrs. Wilmer Badertscher and daugh
Mrs. Amos Luginbuhl, Mrs. Martha
Basinger and Glenna Swick spent
Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Elda Hoffman and Frank
Moorman spent Wednesday evening
with Mr. and Mrs. Levi Hochstettler.
Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow' Luginbuhl
buy your chicks this
spring until you get our
Quality considered, the
price is low.
We carry complete stock
of feed and poultry sup
I 1935 Half-ton International
1 McCormick-Deering thresh
ing outfit consisting of 28 by
46 separator. No. 300 Power
unit I'i ton truck drive
1 McCormick-Deering regular
2 McCormick-Deering Little
Wonder 14 in. tractor plows.
1 1935 Chevrolet Half-ton
1 McCormick-Deering No. 4
1 McCormick-Deering 2-row
1 John Deere Beet Lifter.
1 McCormick-Deering 7-ft.
I Wardway copper tub washer
C. F. NISWANDER
*1 Third Prize
from Piqua, Ohio
Artificially Dried In Bags or Bulk
DELIVERED TO FARM
Phone 546-R Bluffton, Ohio
of Wavrily, spent the week end with
his parents Mr. and Mrs. J. Lug
inbuhl and sons.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Matter, Mr.
and Mrs. John Badertscher, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Mattei spent Thursday
evening with Mr. and Mrs. A\. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Menno Basinger
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Willard
Basinger and family spent Sunday
evening at the Amos Basinger home.
Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Luginbuhl and
sons and Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow
Luginbuhl of Waverly were Sunday
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
Courtney and daughters.
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Amstutz and
Mrs. Paul Rhoads spent Sunday
evening with Mr. and Mrs. Vernon
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Moorman and
daughter Mildred, Arthur Culvet
were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Zimmerman
and son Dale of Hillsboro called on
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Zimmerman
and daughter Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Luginbuhl
and Mrs. Ella Dillman spent Sun
day evening with Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
Sharp and family of Norwalk.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Roof of
Ottawa and Mrs. Howard Maidlow
called on Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gratz,
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Marquart and
son Melvin, Mr. and Mrs. Philip
Marquart, Sr., called at the Charley
Marquart home in Jenera, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Badertscher
called on Mr. and Mrs. Cal Burk
holder and daughters, Sunday after
Donivan Moser is able to walk a
little again after nine weeks since
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Schaublin
called on Mr. and Mrs. H. 0. Hilty
Those who called the past week
on Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gerber and
family at the Amos Gerber home
were: Mr. and Mrs. Dean Myers
and family of Mansfield, Rev. Klie
wer, Gid Lehman, Noah Hochstettler
and daughter, Marie Imbach, Mrs.
H. I. Steinman and son Rufus of
Arlington, Mrs. Sam Kohler, Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Burkholder, Mr.
and Mrs. Sam Bame and Mr. and
Mrs. Marion Hochstettler.
Mr. and Mrs. Reno Gratz and
daughter spent Friday evening with
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gratz.
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT
Estate of Theopilus P. Moser, Deceased.
Notice i« hereby given that Howard Moser
whose Post Office address is R. D. No. 2,
Bluffton, Ohio, has been duly appointed and
qualified as administrator with the will an
nexed of the Estate of Theophilus P. Moser,
late of Allen County, Ohio, deceased.
Dated this 26th day of April, 1939.
RAYMOND P. SMITH,
Judge of the Probate Court,
3 Allen County, Ohio.
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT
Estate of Norville F. Hall Deceased
Notice is hereby given that Miner A. Atmur,
whose Post Office address is Lima, Ohio, has
been duly appointed and qualified as adminis
trator of the Estate of Norville F. Hall late
of Allen County. Ohio, deceased.
Dated this 19th day of April, 1939.
RAYMOND P. SMITH
Judge of the Probate Court.
Three cash prizes will be given by
I The Bluffton Milling Co. to the boy
who makes the cheapest gain produc
I ing pork.
S In order to participate in this con
test the pigs must be fed Old Fort
5 40% Hog Mix.
The Bluffton Milling Co.
WANTED DEAD STOCK
We Pay Top Prices
HORSES $1.00 COWS $1.00
Small Stock Removed Free of Charge
Phone MAIN 475 Findlay, Reverse Charges
BUCKEYE REDUCTION CO.
Allen County, Ohio 2
News want ads bring results.
OF THe MILLIONS OF
SNOWFLAKES THAT PALL
DURING A SNOWSTORM, EACH
FLARE HAS AN INDIVIDUAL
PATTERN ALL ITS OWN! NO
TWO FLAKES HAVS EVER BEEN
FOUND THAT WERE EXACTLY ALIKE.
John Garret, residing on Washing
ton street, met with a serious acci
dent late Wednesday afternoon. W’hile
assisting shredding corn and fodder
on the Otto Kidd farm, southwest of
town, he had his hand crushed.
There will be something doing in
Bluffton during the next week that
will make our neighbn ing cities and
smaller towns sit up ~nd take notice.
Rev. L. O. Hartman. D. D., of Chicago
at the Methodist Episcopal church,
Sunday morning Dr. Frank W. Gun
saulus, the noted Chicago devine with
his regular church quartet and or
ganist, Tuesday evening at the high
school auditorium, and Strickland II.
I Gilliland, America’s noted numorist at
i the High school auditorium, Thurs
day evening. It is the opportunity of
a lifetime to hear these noted men.
Walter Hilty and Henry Hilty and
families left the first of the week for
Bradentown, Fla., to spend the win
Menno Bixel and family have mov
ed into their new home on Lawn
avenue, recently purchased from the
Mt. Blanchard is sure of at least
one good entertainment this season.
Hon. N. W. Cunningham, the lecturer
Prof. Sidney Hauenstein, the violinist,
and Mrs. Estella Frederick, the pian
The death of George Hummon,
one of Hancock county’s prominent
citizens, occured at his home in
Union township, two miles north of
Bluffton, Friday, May 18, 1906, at
3 a. m. He was 61 years, three
months and 24 days old.
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON]
HAS GIVEN THIS
first rank ih
the WORLD'S TOY
SHOPS. IN 1921
AND IS NOW OVER
AN INCREASE OF
K. N. Kraft and family left the first
of the week with their household
goods for Jenera, where they will
make their future home. They will
have charge of the hotel in that city.
Mr. Kraft and family are among the
well known older residents here, hav
ing resided in Bluffton for thirty-two
NEWS OUR FATHERS READ
FROM ISSUE OF NOV. 8, 1912
national Deer s
MORE THAN THE
«’ANT RATS THAT
MBAJURt 3 FEET
ION& (FFOM NOSE
TO no OF tailj
ARC FOUND lH
ist, will be the entert
evening. The same old
want something good ci
Miss Helen Stahl, o
a guest at the Fred Gt
Cherry street. Miss S'
ghter of Mr. and Mrs.
left Bluffton twenty y
Miss Marcile Boemer,
is the guest of her gr:
and Mrs. George Mu
first of the week.
Emil Kraft of Cinci
\ews Our Grandfathers Read
From Issue Of May 24, 1906
The twenty-fifth annual com
mencement of the Bluffton High
school was held in the City Hall,
Thursday evening, in the presence
of a large and interested audience.
The stage with its pleasant sur
roundings, containing the eight
young graduates, superintendent,
high school teachers, members of
the school board and speaker of the
evening, presented a very attractive
appearance. The exercises of the
evening were interspersed by ex
cellent musical selections by Frey’s
orchestra, of Lima. The eight young
graduates, Mabel Fett, Richard E.
Romey, Maud K. Battles, Jesse K.
Hilty, Nettie L. Moser, Malinda M.
Amstutz, Jennie E. Cornwell and
Daniel Trippiehorn delivered ora
tions of a superior order.
Mis. George Tipton, wife of Pro
prietor George Tipton, of the Man
hattan Hotel, Lima, left Saturday
morning for Newton Falls, Ohio, be
ing called there by the death of
her mother, Mrs. Rachel Beck, who
passed away Friday afternoon at the
age of 78 years. Her husband lost
his life four years ago in a runaway
William Minter Romey is the new
son the stork dropped at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Romey at
Richmond, Ind., Sunday. The par
ents both formerly resided here and
are Bluffton High school alumni.
Ora Swaney and Miss Maud
Binkley, of Lafayette, were wedded
Saturday evening in Lima. Swaney
at one time resided in Bluffton, leav
ing here a number of years ago
with his parents.
Among the out-of-town attendants
at the Alumni meeting were Mr.
DEMONSTRATING THEIR PRODUCT at a TULSA,
OKLAHOMA EXPOSITION ACTUALLY STRUCK
QU. AT 540 FEET RIGHT ON TUB ELPOSITTON
me to Bluff-
ger home on
il is the dau
iy. until the
at spent the
latterpart of last week with his fath
er, K. N. Kraft and family.
Amos Hilty moved ew home I
which was recentl vn by David!
Misses Persis and I Welty, who
left about two months igo for the
west, returned home ast Tuesday,
greatly pleased with trip.
Milton Locher, who graduated from
the law department at Ohio State
university last spring, won his first
case, last Tuesday. Mr. Locher has
not definitely dec:. upon his loca
Lenus Steiner and lady friend, Miss
Hulda Schumacl ntend to spend
Thanksgiving wit! ilma Steiner, at
Battle Creek, Miss Steiner is
taking a domestk ience course at
the above named pace.
Elias Welty, manager of the Pan
dora overall factory. and his brother,
A. J. Welty, of 1 ra, attended the
National Garment' Association meet
ings at Milwaukee They also spent
the first of last w»- with their broth
er, Amos U. We it Crivity, Wis.
and Mrs. John I Mr. and Mrs. I
U. M. Shappell, Mrs. Bertha Kaliher, I
Miss Genevieve u, all of Lima I
Mrs. Marie Bucha on, Elida Edgarl
Hall, Toledo and Mrs. B. C.I
Mann, Bowersti Mr. and Mrs. I
Frank Huttinger, Mr. and Mrs. L. I
Durkee, of Beaverdam. I
The limited Io and Dayton I
interurban railway service thru I
Bluffton, inaugurated Sunday, is I
bringing the gri it world still near-1
er to the town. 1 irty-six cars ar-1
rive and leave hm every day. I
The Twenty-Sixth annual reunionl
of the Bluffton High school alumni, I
held in the I. O. 0. F. hall, Monday I
evening will l-. be remembered.!
The following oil ers were dulyl
elected for the cor .ng year: Presi-I
dent, Mrs. R. B. Day, ’86 Vicel
President, C. A. V altz, ’03 Secre-I
tary, Miss Bertha Nickles, ’03
Treasurer, Arthur Worthington, ’02
Musical Director, Ray Hauenstein,
’04 Historian, Miss Catherine Mit
chell, ’02 Exec tive Committee,
Mrs. Elmer Ewing, ’95 Mrs. H. O.
Frederick, ’95 James Allison, ’01
Harley Lugibihl, ’Ou.
We are pleased to note that our
young friend, S vanus Basinger,
after a four-yea: course in the
Cleveland Homeopathic Institute,
graduated Wednesday of last week.
Eno Welty will leave this Tues
day morning in company with Noah
Hilty, from Pandora, for Oklahoma,
where he expects to stay for about
John D. and Mrs. .Diller are the
grandparents to a daughter who
made her appearance at Jeremiah
Elmer Basinger, one of the fore
most teachers who can claim to be
a Settlement boy, taught a success
ful term of an eight months’ school
in District No. 1 of Monroe town
ship known as the Cook district.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Shank of Port
land, Indiana called on relatives here
Dr. Milo B. Rice attended a medi
cal meeting in Toledo last Thursday.
Clinton Lightner of Ft. Wayne,
Ind., spent the week end with his
Mrs. John Carrington is ill at her
Mr. and Mrs. Shirl Hatfield and
family spent the week end in
Mrs. P. D. Bixel is getting along
nicely at the Bluffton hospital.
Wilmer Gratz is running a bread
route for the Home Bakery of
The basement is being dug on the
Dr. Rice lot. Robert Miller of Co
lumbus Grove is going to build the
Mrs. Agnes Warkentin is improv
ing at the Bluffton hospital.
M. I. Trostle and Dwight Planken
horn are the owners of new Olds
mobiles purchased at Sommers gar
Mrs. Barbara Basinger received a
telegram stating of the death of her
brother-in-law, Eph Basinger of
Salt Lake City. Mr. Basinger was
well known around this community
having lived here sometime ago.
The Junior-Senior banquet was
held at the Elks club in Findlay last
Mr. and Mrs. John Bixler and son
Milton spent Sunday afternoon with
Mr. and Mrs. Adam Bixler.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Ramseyer and
family spent the week end at the
D. B. Basinger home.
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Basinger are
the owners of a new gas stove in
stalled at their home one day last
Wilmer Niswander is having his
barn torn down at his Rome and is
going to build a new double garage.
Funeral services for Mrs. M. E.
Krohn, age 86, were held at the M.
E. church in Pandora Wednesday
afternoon. Mrs. Krohn was a
former resident of Pandora. She
made her home with her daughter,
Mrs. Orlo Marshall of Rockport for
Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Ramp, Mr.
and Mrs. Kenneth Ramp and fam
ily and Miss Lula Belle Hatton of
Marion, Ind., and Mr. and Mrs.
Cloyce Hauenstein of Ada were Sun
day visitors of Mr. and Mrs. George
Huber and son.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Zimmerman
and son were Sunday dinner guests
of H. P. Zimmerman and Mr. and
Mrs. Oscar Zimmerman. Mr. and
Mrs. Elmer Long and children were
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Younkman
and son were week-end visitors of
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Phillips.
Nolan Younkman and Rosalie
Emerick called on Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur Phillips, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hess and
family were Sunday visitors of Mrs.
Lily Fett and Nellie Huber. Mr.
and Mrs. Sidney Huber called in
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Stoodt called
Sunday afternoon on Normal Scoles
Mrs. Verda Watt called on Mrs.
Mabel Jennings Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Younkman
I called Friday evening on Mr. and
I Mrs. Arthur Phillips.
Sunday afternoon callers on Prof,
and Mra. H. E. Huber of Ada.
Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Barnes were
Sunday ev ning callers or. Mr. and
Mrs. George Huber and son.
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Long and
daughter were Sunday visitors of
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Weaver and
Mrs. Willard Jennings spent Wed
nesday with Mrs. Tom Flemings.
Mr. and Mrs. Clate Scoles and
daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Norman
Offenbacker and daughter were Sun
day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Offenbacker and family of Lima
in honor of the first wedding an
niversary of Mr. and Mrs. Norman
The Misses Pauline and Mary
Jane Carr and David Carr motored
to Columbus, Sunday and spent the
day with their sister, Miss Barbara,
who is attending school at Ohio
Mrs. Arietta Rickly and Mrs. Idell
Whisler called on Mrs. Mildred
Koontz and little daughter of Bluff
ton. Wednesday afternoon.
A number of young folks from the
View attended the United Brethern
C. E. rally at Findlay, Thursday
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Zimmerman
and son Dale of Hillsboro spent
Sunday evening with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Habegger and
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Oman and
son Enos of near Findlay and Mrs.
Reva Stewart were guests of Mr.
and Mrs. J. G. Harris and son John
Wesley, Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Williams called
on his sister, Mrs. Carrie Hamilton
of Lima, Sunday.
J. G. Krautter, daughter Ruth and
son Kenneth and Mrs. Ray Harris
and daughter Livona called on Mr.
and Mrs. Rolland Koontz and little
daughter, Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Reva Doty of near Benton
Ridge spent Thursday with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Habegger.
The Ladies’ Harmony circle will
meet with Mrs. Ella Harris this
Thursday afternoon. Lucile and
Ethel Frantz are the program
Mrs. Levi Waltz received word
Sunday of the death of her father,
David Neiswander at the Community
hospital in Bluffton.
Mother’s Day will be observed at
the View next Sunday morning with
the ladies in charge. An interesting
program has been arranged.
Carl Solt of Chicago was a Sun
da y guest of Mr. and Mrs. O. E.
E. B. Auten and daughter Phyllis
attended the spring music festival at
Ashland college, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Clymer of
Elyria and Al Latham of Columbus
were week end guests of Mr.
Mr. and Mrs. John Leiter of North
Baltimore were Sunday guests of
Mrs. F. H. Fillwock and family.
James Thomas spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wilson of Fos
Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Lather and
daughters Barbara Kay and Lucille
Ann of Tiffin and Mr. and Mrs. H.
Mrs. Raymond Miller of Bascom
Mrs. D. D. Macpherson and Richard
Harry Huber and daughters were Fillwock of Leavittsburg were week-
CLOSING OUT SALE
OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF
and Steel Posts
We are discontinuing handling oS Wire
Fence and Steel Posts and are disposing
of this stock at Bargain Prices.
Come early—these bargains will not
C. F. Niswander
McCORMICK-DEERING DEALER BLUFFTON, OHIO
THURSDAY. MAY 11, 1939
end guests of Mrs. F. H. Fillwock
C. Lather, Sr., of Fostoria, were
Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Lather and family.
Mrs. Dicus and son Harold of
Bowling Green visited in Rawson,
Mrs. Ella McClelland was a week
end guest of her brother Ira Slusser
and family of Bluffton.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Cameron and
children Beverly Jean and Erdene
were Monday guests of Mrs. Jennie
Cameron and son Charles.
Mr. and Mrs. Keith Ebersole of
Toledo and Miss Jane Davies were
Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. B.
D. Thomas and family'.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hanifon
and family spent Saturday’ afternoon
and evening with Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Spears of Bowling Green.
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their rich, satiny lustre Thia
semi-gloss wall paint is a perfect
washable finish for any wall sur
face. Ordinary soap and water or
a good cleaning compound re
moves stains, spots ana smudges
and keeps Mello-Glossed walls
new and beautiful.
Ask about the complete raqge
of Mello-Gloss Colors when you
come in for vour/^JEE copy of
Lowe Brothers BooKY'Brushing
Up on Beauty,” containing
practical suggestiotifon painting
Echo Feed Store
123 S. Main Bluffton, O.
U. S. 65
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