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The one-lane Foust bridge which sets at an angle in the Dixie high way about two miles south of Beaverdam was the scene of another fatal automobile mishap early last Friday morning. Trapped in his car when it struck the bridge and overturned, L. H. Kohli, Fostoria used car dealer, burned to death. His companion, Quittie Dunbar, also of Fostoria, a colored auto washer, who was thrown from the car, was brought to the Bluffton hos pital. He suffered a dislocated right hip and face and body lacerations. The accident in which the two Fostoria men were involved occurred about 2:10 a. m. Friday at the bridge located only a few hundred feet from the farm home of Dr. Fred Foust. At the same bridge last January three Lima persons were killed. Alumni Of College In Annual Reunion 5 e. z, z 07? Man Burns To Death As Car Hits Bridge And Overturns Annual reunion of the Bluffton college alumni was held in Ropp hall, Saturday night, preceded by an informal social hour in the lobby. After transaction of business by the Alumni association, Martha Partch Evans ’34 welcomed the class of ’39 into the association and the invitation was accepted by President Donald Wenger of the class. Guyneth Craig Mikesell ’35 presented special music after which Doctor Ramseyer ’24 spoke briefly Melville D. Soash, M. D. The Commercial Bank Bldg. Bluffton, Ohio X-RAY FLUOROSCOPE Telephone 254-W & & & it.' MAKE DAD HAPPY ON FATHER'S DAY Gifts He will Appreciate— SHIRTS—Broadcloth and Madras white and at .......................................................................... $1 SOCK S—To please any Dad and any at .............................................................. UNDERWEAR—cool summer styles. TIES—Genuine Palm Beach—just out Other ties ............................................... Pajamas .................................................. Belt & Suspenders ................................ Dress Straw Hats ................................ 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At first he said the burned man was his brother, and it was not until after he had changed his story several times that Kohli’s identity was established. on “New Horizons”. Gerald Stahly ’24 introduced the speaker of the evening, Attorney Kennion K. Kauff man ’24 who spoke on the subject of “Bluffton Spirit At Work”. Fol lowing his address, the announce ment and the installation of next year’s officers took place, the election having been by mail ballots. Roland Bixler ’34 was re-elected to the office of president, Harry Yoder ’32 as Vice President, Agnes Am stutz ’22 as secretary, Ralph Blos ser ’31 as Executive Secretary, and Maurice Troyer ’23 will represent the association on the college board of trustees. After closing with the singing of the Alma Mater, the group disbanded and according to classes ajourned to the homes of various professors. Ralph Locher '3G was toastmaster of the affair. 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So on the basis of Indian population densities, Ohio was thickly settled. Most of the villages of the Eries or Cat Tribe were in northern Ohio, with the population thin ning out as it reached the river on the south. Here the families had lived for unknown genera tions. They hunted buffalo, which once were found east of the Alleghenies, deer, wild turkey and other game then native to the state. They had small gardens and grew corn whose seeds had come north by a long and devious path from the southwest. The Ohio Indians also had an inexhaustible armory within the state. From Flint Ridge (three miles north of Brownsville, off Route 40) came the stone for ar- Father’s Day, which will be ob served thruout the nation next Sun day, originated in the mind of a woman, but it was the stamp of ap proval by President Coolidge that eventually resulted in the occasion being recognized as an annual event. Although first suggested in 1904, the day was not fully adopted by the American people until 1924. Now it is observed every year on the third Sunday in June. “The widespread observance of Father’s Day is calculated to estab lish more intimate relations between fathers and their children and also to impress upon fathers the full measure of their obligation,” wrote President Coolidge back in 1924. Coolidge never said very much but when he did it counted. His recogni tion and recommendation of Father’s Day put the day very definitely on the calendar. Before that Father’s hit-and-miss proposition local celebrations and Mrs. John Bruce Dodd, Wash., first suggested Day in 1909. The idea Baccalaureate Opens Commencement Events Officially opening college com mencement activities, President L. L. Ramseyer delivered the annual bac calaureate address at the services held in the college chapel, Sunday, June 11. Dr. Ramseyer used as his subject: “Foundation Stones,” basing his sermon on 1st Corinthians 3:11, say ing that “Life is an intensely in teresting experience. It is a chal lenge. Your ability to meet that challenge depends upon the founda tions upon which your character rest.” The lenged the class to world in which there done, one in which stacles to be overcome, a game which will be long and grueling, but also one in which, with proper pre caution and a proper goal, victory may be assured.” He also pointed out that loyalty to the church, tol erance, and a rich, full, and earnest life are the mediums through which success and happiness can be gained. life and president chal “enter into a is much to be there are ob- The A Capel la choir directed by Professor Russell A. Lantz delivered several hymhs and the traditional “Sanctus”. Following these services, President and Mrs. Ramseyer held a reception in their home in honor of the graduating class. Seniors Present Gift To College Setting up an endowment fund for the purpose of supporting a chair on the faculty and presenting the school with a modern motion picture projection machine, the col lege senior class made a signifi cant contribution to the welfare of the school and its student body. At a class meeting the Bluffton college seniors approved of an en dowment plan whereby each senior that personally approved of the pro gram would pledge to pay into fund a hundred dollars within years. This money would then used to support a chair on faculty. THE BLUFF.ON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO LET'S EXPLORE OHIO row and spear heads, tomahawks and other weapons which the In dian used before the white man brought him iron. To Flint Ridge came whole tribes from long distances. It was a neutral ground and while at the Ridge warfare was forgotten and peace reigned Even today the results of the Indians’ work at Flint Ridge are apparent and have attracted tens of thousands of sight-seers. The Eries reigned supreme in Ohio until the middle of the 17th century, when the Iroquois, best organized and most savage of all the northern tribes, descended upon them and wiped out the In dian nation virtually to a man. Father’s Day To Have Nation Wide Observance Next Sunday her as the kind like paid to her successfully broi children after mother. Day was a confined to observances, of Spokane, a Father’s occurred to tribute she would wn father who had ht up a family of le death W Mrs. of their ecorded their that the collective However, it ii Spokane dads fingers in their collars, smiled kind of sheepishly and said “Aw, no, not us.” But secretly they were much pleased. Then for a long while the dads of Spokane in the country ere the only ones io had been hon observance y By the time the white man came into Ohio the Eries were only a tradition. For the rest of the 17th century there were few Indians in Ohio. Hunting parties penetrated the thick hard wood forests, but re turned to their villages when the hunt was over. The fear of the Iroquois still remained. Early in the 18th century pres sure of white colonization in the east and of Indian warfare forced new tribes within the Ohio bor ders. It was these immigrants whom the white man found and with whom he fought when he first started to settle Ohio’s fertile acres. on a ored with forma day of their own. However, it gra the country and in 1920 the club went to bat for Dad. The club brought the idea to Coolidge’s atten tion. From that time on Dad has been less and less forgotten until now Father has a red letter day on the calendar just like Ma and St. Nicholas and St. Valentine and April Fool’s day. jally spread about Lions even Day sons rose So next Sunday is Father’s all over Amef-’a, and all loyal and daughters will wear a red in honor of a living father and a white rose if Father is dead. College Seniors Teach Next Year A number of Bluffton college seniors who were graduated Tuesday have accepted teaching positions for the coming year. Included in number are: this of Gladys Florip, instructor Latin and Home Economics at werp Isabelle Stewart, instructor of English, Cory June Supervisor Whirledge, at Tiro Ant- it in, and music at Mt. Bachman, School Music at Huntsville Ruth Home economics and art den Thutt, Home Econo mics and English at Meeker Ruth Burtchin, School Music Supervisor at North tor in Janet visor and James Troy i’auline Miller, instruc Latin and English at Dunkirk Bigler, School Music Super at Perry Township schools, Ehrnian, at Amhe Miller, coach and social u -tor at Agosta James i -uctor of mathematics HDAY DINNER BI I C. Schaublin was pleas is, Sunday in honor of y anniversary which was nd also the 28th wedding of Mr. and Mrs. antly her birthda Saturday, a anniversary Schaublin. Those w ho enjoyed the dinner and Mrs. Milt Hilty and n, Mrs. Pete James and were: Mr. son Claytor son Ronald, Barbara 1 Mrs. Edna Anspach and Fuller, all of Columbus Fretz, of Pennsylvania. i.'S. Roy Ream, Mr. and t. K. Strahm, Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. C. Harry Ha othy and Eileen Grove. Stryker, Mr. and Mrs. .on and daughter Dor Jack, all of Lima Miss \dams, of Columbus Me Mr. a and dauj C. F. the ten be the The motion picture machine, a modern Bell and Howell projector, will be purchased by the class, with Prof. A. C. Schultz acting as class agent, and will be delivered and pre sented to the college sometime next month. Mrs. Albert Niswander Letha, Mr. and Mrs. wander and daughters Elvira, Martha, and Marcella and son Dean, Mr. and Mrs. WT. L. Hilty, Miss Rhoda Hilty, Mr. and Mrs. H. 0. Hilty and daughters Fern and Rosann, Harold Young, Emanuel Boutwell, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hilty and daughters Willa Ann and Sally Ann and son Hugh, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ewing, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Gratz, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Schaub lin and daughter Patsy Ann, and Mr. and daughter Mrs. W. C. Schaublin and Rachel. Feeding trials at Beltsville, Mary land, indicate that lambs can be fat tened on soj beans without produc ing soft fat. Rawson Mrs. Winnie Keller of Winner, S. D., is a house guest of Mrs. Viola W yer. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Cameron and children Beverly Jean and Erdene of Leipsic were Wednesday evening din ner guests of Mrs. Jennie Cameron and son Charles. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hanifan and family spent Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Spears of Bowling Green. Mrs. Maude Arnold of Dunkirk was a Saturday evening caller on Mrs. Viola W’yer. Mr. and Mrs. Sherm Brenner of Mt. Blanchard were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Peterson. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Davis and Miss Dolores Davis of Dayton, and Mrs. Emma Joy of Wapakoneta were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Miller and family. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Steinman of Findlay, Mrs. Alfred Grubbs and son Eugene, Mrs. Carl Smith and daughter Ruth and son Richard mo tored to Dayton, Sunday to visit Mrs. Smith’s brother who is in the Sol dier’s home. Ronald Cameron of Dayton, spent the week end with Mrs. Jennie Cam eron and son Charles. Mr. and Mrs. Rutter and family of Deshler spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hanifan and family. Mr. and Mrs. John Leiter of North Baltimore were callers in the home of Mrs. F. H. Fillwock and family. Mrs. Viola Wyer and Mrs. Win nie Keller spent Sunday in Upper Sandusky, Forrest and Dunkirk visit ing friends. Ohio apple producers already are planning ways and means of market ing the current crop. The Ohio Apple Institute assesses its members a cent a bushel to provide funds to accelerate public demand for Ohio fruit. All Metal Lawn Chairs— Finished in red and green with har monizing trimming. Comfortable as any easy chair in your home. Rain and sun can’t injure the finish. Adds charm to your lawn or porch. Sturdily constructed and priced QO at only ............................................... JO Porch Gliders— New—inviting—upholstered in Ol popular colors—see them—only.. plv Mt. Cory The W. M. S. of the Evangelical church held their meeting on Tues day, with the Mission Band and Little Heralds as guests. Mrs. Mc ey conducted the devotional^. Pro gram consisted of prelude, Mrs. W. A. Nonnamaker song by the Mission Band reading, "Into the Slums” Pauline Simkins reading, “Work”, Tommy Wooley violin solo, Mrs. John McVetta duet, “Trusting Our Father’s Care”, Phyllis and Florice King recitation, Eloise Rowersox reading, “Giving Children a World Point of View” “American City and the Church” from the study book was given by Bemadine Steininger. Mr. and Mrs. M. D. King and daughters and Miss Virginia Wise spent Wednesday evening of last week with Miss Bessie Gressley and brother Ferd. Miss Thelma Jordan enjoyed sev eral days visit with Mrs. Thelma Frantz and family in Toledo. Mrs. Emma Hall and granddaugh ter Pauline Simkins are spending the summer with relatives in Newark, Ohio. Miss Ruth Bowersox spent last Friday with friends near Lake Erie. Mrs. L. D. Crawford and son Raymond, Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Bu chanan, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Green, A. R. Klammer, J. U. Kiser, Mrs. Joyce Rosenfelder and Mrs. Larena Guin attended the funeral of Mrs. Emma Hughes in Rawson, Friday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Light, Mrs. G. E. Reiter, Mrs. A. E. King, Mrs. B. E. Wolfrom and daughter Shir leen motored to Columbus Grove on Friday afternoon and visited with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Light. Mr. Light is very ill. Mr. and Mrs. N. U. Turner at tended the funeral of Mrs. Turner’s cousin, Mrs. Orla Moore last Friday in Lakeview. Mrs. Mary Jane Ludwig of Toledo is a guest in the J. W. Renninger home. Richard Shifferly of Toledo was a week-end guest. Mrs. Grace Rutledge of Grand Rapids, Mich., visited for one day with her cousin, Mrs. Hary Rader. Mr. and Mrs. Oren Bibler of Lima and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bibler of Lima* called on Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Crawford Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Porter, Mr. and Mrs. Earl McVey of Republic and Mary Louise Whisler were Sun day dinner guests of Rev. and Mrs. A. E. McVey and family. Mrs. Tillie Whited and Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Smith of Lima were guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. I. Fritz and family. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Keel and family, Mrs. Sadie Keel, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Naylor spent the week end with relatives in Flint and Lin den, Michigan. The “Home Builders” class of the Methodist church enjoyed their an nual class picnic at Blanchard park last Sunday. Young People’s Day was observed at the Evangelical church on Sun day morning. The pastor Rev. Mc Vey bringing the message. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Green and Mrs. Joyce Rosenfelder attended the funeral of Mrs. Mary Wirth in St. John’s Lutheran church near Leipsic, last Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Bowersox and daughters and Mrs. Anna Keel visit ed with friends and relatives in Findlay, Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Ray Hoch and son Billie Joe of Rawson were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Kinstle Mighty Attractive ... those now things for Sommer at Basinger's Basinger’s Furniture Store THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 1939 and daughter Onda Mae. Miss June Fritz and Margie and Jean Buckland attended the movie Saturday evening. Rev. S. B. Goetz of Alhambra, Calif., is visiting with his daughter and family, Mrs. W. A. Nonnamaker. Father’s Day will be ogserved next Sunday morning at the Evangelical church and Children’s Day in the evening. Pandora The John Diller family held their annual reunion at the home of Jerry Basinger, south of Pandora. A large crowd attended. Miss Freda Jones of Columbus Grove is doing housework for Grove Davidson. Floyd Ni swander, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Niswander who attend ed Ohio State university this year is employed as a chemist in the High way department at Canton. Mrs. Joel Lehman is slowly improv ing at her home in Pandora. Miss Virgina Deihl of Columbus is visiting at the L. L. Hatfield home. Francis Kempf, manager of the Pandora elevator sprained his ankle, Saturday and is not able to work. James Diller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Diller, is recovering after an operation for appendicitis at Bluff ton hospital. Louis Wynkoop was removed to Li ma Memorial hospital one day last week. He is in serious condition. Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Basinger and family of Canton, Ohio, are visiting at the home of their mother, Mrs. Barbara Basinger. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Lightner have sold their property on East Monroe street to Mr. and Mrs. Glen Miller. Mr. and Mrs. Lightner who are stay ing with their daughter, Mrs. Alvin Lehman expect to have a sale the latter part of the month. Many people from Pandora attend ed the Peony Festival at Van Wert, Thursday. Miss Helen Vanscoder is employed at the Westinghouse plant in Lima. Miss Elnore Burry who is employed at the Louthan store is staying at the home of Mrs. Ruth Burry. Miss Mary Ellen Gerber and Miss Faith Miller are attending Bowling Green university this summer. Adam Sutter was a Sunday dinner guest at the Enos Sutter home. A new roof is being put on the David Wherly house. Miss Martha Gerber student at Wheaton College is spending the sum mer at the home of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Basinger, Mrs. Irene Schumacher and daughter Faith and Misses Anita Steiner and Ruth Boaz attended commencement exercis es at Wheaton college, Monday at Wheaton, Ill. MUNSON R. BIXEL, M. D, Office Hours: 8:30-10 A. M. 1-3 P. M. 7-8 P. M. Office, 118 Cherry St. Phone 120-F Bluffton. O. 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