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William Alspaugh spent Monday
and Tuesday with his brother Wilson
Alspaugh, south of Spencerville.
Miss arah Amstutz spent the
week end in Elida visiting ..1th Mr.
and Mrs. Gerald Chidester and
Special gifts for bridal showers,
weddings, anniversaries, etc., at
Basinger's Furniture Store.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hahn and
family of Findlay spent Sunday at
the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Hahn.
Mrs. Joe Groman and grand
children of South Jackson street
spent Tuesday with friends and rel
atives in Westminster.
Regular meeting of the Royal
Neighbor lodge will be held Friday
evening. The June committee, Mrs.
Earl Stuart and Mrs. Howard
Stauffer, will entertain. Members
are requested to bring their own
have been scientifically
designed to prevent this
action and to distribute
the weight of your
body in your feet as
Nature intended.
Emerson Niswander is attending
Ohio State university this summer
where he is working on his M. A.
Lawn and garden seeds in bulk
tested seeas and you save money by
buying in bulk. L. T. Greding, hard
William Wells, who graduated
from Ohio State, June 12 has secur
ed a position with Lathi y and
Hunter, architects of Springfield,
Mary Marshall, student at Bowl
ing Green university and Ethel Jean
Marshall, student at Miami univer
sity, have returned to their homes
for the summer.
Prof, and Mrs. A. C. Schultz of
Bluffton college have left for Chi
cago where he will enroll in the
graduate school at the University of
Chicago. They will live for the sum
mer with the parents of Mrs.
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HIS porcelain enameled range is like no
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Come in and see this beauty and the other Perfections,
■with elbow-high ovens, and stoves with one to five
burners. Trade in your old stove. Easy terms.
T. Greding Hardware
a SLAVE toyoun.
Thousands of people in this land of
the free are actually SLAVES to their
feet simply because of the kind of
shoes they wear shoes that force or
allow their ankles to twist INWARD
and DOWNWARD under their body
W- H. Gratz Footwear Shop
*J Corrective Fitting a Specialty
Bluffton, Ohio
B. F. BIERY, Butuneas Mgr.
C. A. BIERY, Editor
Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio,
by the Bluffton News Publishing and
Printing Co.
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in U. S. payable in advance.
Entered as second class matter at
the postoffice at Bluffton, Ohio,
under the Act of March 3, 1879.
Mrs. Walter Huffman residing
south of here has moved to Lima.
Mrs. Cora Huber and son Joy are
on a two weeks’ trip visiting rela
tives in Philadelphia.
Special gifts for bridal showers,
weddings, anniversaries, etc., at
Basinger’s Furniture Store.
Bertran Smucker, son of Mrs. B.
D. Smucker of South Lawn avenue
is visiting Gerald Kreider in New
ton, Kansas.
Mrs. Maynard Mann and son
Maynard Jr., left Tuesday noon for
Atlanta, Ga., where they will make
their future home.
Lawn and garden seeds in bulk
tested seeds and you save money by
buying in bulk. L. T. Greding, hard
Mr. Elmon Bigler of Columbus,
and Mr. Gene Bigler, of Cleveland,
visited their parents Mr. and Mrs.
Otto Bigler over the week-end.
All hats (except white) to close
out at 50c and $1.00 each. Helen’s
Hat Shoppe.
Don, Mary, and Rose Ann Long
of Rockford are spending their sum
mer vacation with their grandmother,
Mrs. Ella Long of Cherry street.
Cotton wash pants 98G Sanforized
shrunk $1.69, $1.98, $2.45. The
Economy Store.
Mrs. Martha Flick of South Main
street left last Wednesday morning
for Holland, Michigan, where she
will visit friends for several weeks.
Vernon Steiner of Dayton visited
his parents, Mr. and s. Philip
Steiner over the week end, after
having spent several days at the
New York fair.
Don’t discard that comfortable
chair because the upholstering is
worn out. See Murray's Upholster
ing Shop and have it made like
new. Estimates cheerfully given.
Prof. Jacob Klassen of Bluffton
college is attending the first term of
the summer session at Ohio State
university where he is doing special
work fn plastics and metal moulding.
Dr. and Mrs. 31. D. Soash and son
Evan are leaving June 29 for Port
land. Oregon and an extended trip
through the western states and down
the coast. They will be gone one
Special on Ice Cream this week at
Hankish Fruit Store. Only 10c a
pint and 20c a quart. Take advant
age of this opportunity to save
Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Diller left
Tuesday afternoon for Ann Arbor,
Michigan where Mr. Diller will be
enrolled in the graduate school of
the University of Michigan for the
eight weeks’ summer term.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Scales and son
Robert left Monday morning for
Loveland, Colorado to visit his
brother and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Scoles. The brothers have
not seen each other for twenty
Miss Anne Backensto, of Bluffton
college, ’38, is visiting friends here
during the time that her brother
Richard, a junior at Bluffton, is
convalescing from an appendicitis
operation. They live in Allentown,
The following people called on
Mr. and Mrs. Russel Leiber: Mr. and
Mrs. Claire Leiber and family of
Arlington Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mat
ter, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Rose of
Ada Mrs. A. E. Sanders and Mrs.
Fred Morris and sons.
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. Fred Leavenworth,
Miss Jean Fields, Mrs. H. F. Staples,
Miss Zelda MacDowell, all of Cleve
land and Mrs. John Caday and little
daughter Joann of Elwood City, Pa.,
were guests during the past week
of Mrs. W. E. Diller and son Mil
Farmers notice—We have taken
the agency for the Oliver line of
farm machinery. See our display.
If you are in the market for farm
machinery or a tractor, give us a
call. Farmers Grain Co., Bluffton.
Phone 109-W. tf
Miss Jane Rayl wishes to thank
all who called or sent greetings and
gifts during her sickness. Recent
callers were: Mrs. Ruth Anderson,
Mrs. Ervin Moser and daughter
Rosella, Mrs. Robert Matter, Mrs.
Ella Downey, Mr. Shell Dearth, Mr.
Walter Marshall, Mr. and Mrs. T. A.
Wolfley and daughter and Mr. and
Mrs. H. G. Downey and family.
Kenneth Newland, instructor in
the conservatory of music of Olivet
college, Olivet, Mich., is teaching
during the summer at the University
of Wyoming at Laramie, Wyoming.
Mr. and Mrs. Newland and two
daughters motored to that city last
week. They were accompanied by
Mrs. Newland’s sister, Miss Phyllis
Trippiehorn of this place who is at
tending summer school at the Uni
versity of Colorado, Boulder, Col.
Misses Wanda and Hildred Ever
sole are visiting with friends in
Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Shaffer and
daughters spent Sunday visiting
friends at Findlay.
Kermit Herr
erter a White
Rock pullet in the National Poultry
Show in Cleveland next week.
All hats (except ite) to close
out at 50c and $l.o i each. Helen’s
Hat Shoppe.
Mr. and Mrs. Murray Tripplehorn
and son Charles left Sunday for
New York to attend the World’s
Miss Louise Motter, of Toledo, is
spending her summer vacation with
her father, Myron Motter on South
Main street.
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Augsburger
were guests Tuesday evening at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Tomlin
son at Lima.
Mrs. Paul Studler and guest Mrs.
Ralph Hazel of Findlay motored to
Mansfield Tuesday to spend the day
with Mrs. Della Berger.
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Bogart left
Wednesday for Scarsdale, N. Y., to
visit their daughter, Mrs. Martin
Baumgartner and family.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Eversole spent
several days last week visiting at
the home of his mother, Mrs. E.
Eversole of Lafayette, Ohio.
Miss Caroline Mullet of Nappanee,
Ind., who has been Miss Mareen
Bixler’s house guest for the past
week returned to Indiana, Sunday.
Karl Schultz, Lorrel Mullett, and
Charles Suter of the college are at
tending the annual I^ke Geneva Y.
M. C. A. conference in Wisconsin.
Special gifts for bridal showers,
weddings, anniversaries, etc., at
Basinger’s Furniture Store.
Alva Tetlow, Jr., graduate of
Bluffton college this spring, has se
cured a position as instructor of
social science at the high school in
Meeker, Ohio.
Miss Yavone Wileox of Quincy,
Michigan, is spending some time at
the home of her aunt and uncle, Mr.
and Mrs. Wayne Harris and daugh
ter of Riley street.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Biery and
two daughters are expected home
the last of the week from a ten
days’ motor trip New York city
and other eastern points.
Shoe sale—buy several pairs the
price is small. Tlio priced to sell
they Wear-U-Well. See our windows
for prices at The 1economy Store.
Arthur Santschi of Lawrenceburg.
Ind., spent the past week here with
his daughter, Miss Charlotte Sant
schi and his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
C. Santschi of East Kibler street.
A. I). Dayman, high school in
structor, and f.nily are in Colum
bus this summer where Mr. Daymon
is completing requirements for his
31. A. degree at Ohio State univers
Miiss June Burkholder, student at
Wheaton college, Wheaton, Ill., the
past year is home to spend the sum
mer vacation with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Wm. Burkholder of West
Elm street.
J. C. Stettler and son Robert, of
Indianapolis and Mr. and Mrs. Cal
vin Stettler of this place were en
tertained at dinner by Mr. and Mrs.
C. H. Smith and Sam Stettler of
Lima, Saturday.
Sidney Stettb and Don Wenger
attended the s mer sessions of the
Ohio Educati'n al Association at
Cedar Point last Friday. Supt. and
Mrs. A. J. H. Longsdorf attended
the conference Friday and Saturday.
Lemco cedarized side opening
storage bags preserve your winter
garments thru e summer and keep
them fr6e fro moths, dirt, vermin
and dust. Ea bag holds several
garments. Two bags for 25c.
Basinger’s Fun ture store. tf
Misses Josep ne and Margaret
Pence returned Saturday from New
York city and Long Island where
they were viif :g friends and rel
atives and aL'i -njoying a visit to
the World’s r. Josephine re
turned to St. s hospital in Lima
where she is in 1 raining.
Mr. and Mi George R. Bogart
and Mrs. Eu :.' Baumgartner and
son Neil and ighter Jeanne left
Wednesday \kron, where they
be joined Lysle Baumgartner
from which place they will go on to
New York Ci' id later visit their
daughter and nily at Scarsdale,
New York.
The Young i pie’s Conference of
the Church of hrist will be held
at Lakeside, Oh: June 25 to July
2. Th follow will represent the
Bluffton church: Marcene Stonehill,
Mida Jane Manges, Mart Lou Carr,
Vera Welty, Gertrude Ewing, Luella
Luginbuhl, Robert Luginbuhl and
Fred Fritchie.
Diller ambulance removals: Mary
Jane Carr, from the Bluffton hos
pital to the home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Carr. Mrs.
Eugene Haas from the Bluffton hos
pital to the home of her parents
south of Lafayette. Mrs. Gerald
Arnold from the Memorial hospital
in Lima to her home on Atlantic
Ave., in Lima.
Visitors at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Oscar Lora of South Main St.,
during conference week were: Mr.
and Mrs. Elmer Baumgartner, Otto
Stucky, Robert Sprunger, Misses
Lillian Stucky, Freda Lehman and
Olga Leichty, all of Berne, Ind.
Rev. and Mrs. Alfred Habegger and
daughter Lois of Busbee, Mont. Dr.
and Mrs. Hershey of Chicago.
$ $
Honor Bride
A combination shower and picnic
supper was held recently at the
Buckeye in hon-’i s. Richard
Caughman of Findlay, who before
'her mairiauv was Mis Lois Swank
of this place.
After the presentation of a lovely
gift the picnic supper was enjoyed
by Miss Emma Detweiler of Bloom
ington, III. Miss Christine Miller,
Mrs. Caughman, Miss Mareen Bixler,
Miss Elizabeth Bixel, Miss Lucille
Niswander, and Mrs. Orden Smucker.
Honors Guest
Honoring Miss Caroline Mullet,
house guest of Miss Mareen Bixler,
a bicycle party was held by Miss
Bixler. A group composed of Miss
Mullet, Miss Bixler, Miss Christine
Miller, Miss Letha Niswander, Miss
Margaret Mabel Triplett, Mrs. Orden
Smucker, Miss Elizabeth Bixel, Miss
Anne Backensto of Allentown, Pa.,
and Miss Lucille Niswander cycled
to the College farm.
Refreshments were served in the
yard of Miss Bixler’s home after
the party’s return.
4-H Club
The 4-H club meeting was held at
the home of Miss Harriett Biome,
Tuesday evening, June 20. Eleven
members were present. A scavenger
hunt was enjoyed in the way of en
tertainment. Dainty refreshments
were served. Miss Yavonne Wilcox
of Quincy, Mich., a member of the
4-H club at that place was a guest.
Camp Fire Girls
The Bluffton Camp Fire Girls held
their tenth meeting at the home of
Julee Garmatter, last Friday after
noon. Miss Theola Steiner and Mrs.
Gene Zuber supervised the meeting
of the organization. Dainty refresh
ments were served following the
Those in attendance were: Sarah
Amstutz. Juanita llanie. Esther
Berky, Genevieve Buhler, Julee Gar
matter, 3Iary Lou Schmidt, Alary
Lou Shaffer, Janet Steiner, and the
two guardians Miss Steiner and Mrs.
Miscellaneous Shower
Complimenting Mrs. Nelson Wells,
whose wedding was a recent event,
Miss Guyneth Bish entertained with
a weiner roast and miscellaneous
shower. Croquet and various other
games formed the diversions of the
Those in attendance were: Misses
Juanita Lora, Margaret Luginbuhl,
Vera Burkholder, Minnie Niswander,
Wilma Niswander, Vedabelle Cahill,
Lamoile Salsbury, Lillian Huber,
Marcile Luginbuhl, Betty Bish.
Mrs. Susan Galloway, Mrs. Ruby
McCarty, Mrs. Helen ontgomery,
Mrs. A. D. Wells, Mrs. Mollett, Mrs.
Bish and the hostess Miss Guyneth
Double Shower for Classmates
Complimenting Mrs. Robert Hoch
stettler, the former Geneva Blakes
ley, and Mrs. Robert Matter, the
former Doris Amstutz, the Misses
Marjorie Deppler and Juanita Weiss
honored the nuptials with a miscel
laneous shower and pot luck supper
at the latter’s home last Friday
e\ ening.
The evening was spent informally
with a color scheme of red and white
carried out. After the supper was
served the two honor guests received
many useful gifts. Those taking
part in the affair were: Naomi Burk
holder, Rachel Schaublin, Waunetta
Bronson, Meredith Burkholder, Dor
othy Long, Alice Mae Amstutz, Vera
Badertscher, Verena Balmer, Rachel
Beagle, Thelma Griffith, Rosalie
Barnes, Beulah Huber, Mrs. C. Dep
i pier, Mrs. A. C. Weiss, Elaine Dep
pler, Marjorie Deppler. Jaunita
Weiss, and the two honor guests
Mrs. Hochstettler and Mrs. Matter.
Innounce Engagement
Announcement of rhe engagement
of Miss Elizabeth Bixel, dauglitei
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bixel Bluff
ton, to Ray Hoiks of Columbus was
made at a charming early morning
breakfast at the bride’s home last
Miss Bixel was a teacher in the
schools of Grover Hill this past
year Mr. Heiks is at present study
ing in the Chemistry department of
Ohio State university for his Ph. D.
The romance, which will have its
culmination in a late fall wedding,
began at Bluffton college from which
institution Miss Bixel graduated in
the spring of 1938, and Mr. Heiks
in 1937.
Those attending the announcement
breakfast were: Misses Mareen Bix
ler, Christine Miller, Lucille Nis
wander, Gladys Conrad, Anne Back
ensto, Alma Hilty, Beulah Temple,
Marcile Rindfuss, Caroline Mullet,
Nedra Grubaugh, and Mrs. Orden
Smucker. All the guest with the ex
ception of Miss Caroline Mullet and
Mrs. Smucker were members of Miss
Bixel’s graduating class.
Mrs. Vida Rhodes and Miss May
belle Amstutz, cousins of the bride
elect, assisted at the breakfast.
News Want-ads bring results^
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Augsburger
and sons visited Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Augsburger and
daughters at Lima.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Stage entertain
ed over the week-end Mrs. Stage’s
brother. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Aldridge
and family of Atlantic, Ind.
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Conaway and
family were Sunday evening supper
guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Cliff Conaway and family at Benton
Mrs. Robert Watkins and daugh
ter Alice ’spent the week end in
Chicago, Ill., visiting at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Shmerl and
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Andrews of
Toledo are spending a few days at
the home of their daughter, Mr.
and Mrs. Herbert Siefield and
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Conaway and
family spent Wednesday of last
week at the home of Mrs. Conaway’s
sister, Mr. and Mrs. Gail Shine and
family of Lima.
Magicians9 President
In Bluffton Tuesday
John Snyder, Jr., of Norwood,
Ohio, newly elected president of the
International Brotherhood of Magi
cians, was in Bluffton on business
Tuesday morning.
Snyder was elected president of
the organization at its recent conven
tion held in Battle Creek, Michigan.
This meeting is reported to have
been the largest every held in the
history of the organization.
The official magazine of this body,
“The Linking Ring”, is printed by
the Bluffton News Job Printing De
partment. It is mailed from the
local office and goes to every civilized
country in the world.
Next year’s convention will bt held
at Davenport, Iowa, according to
r. Snyder.
Greeting cards and gifts totaling
190 were received last Thursday by
Menno C. Basinger, of near Bluffton,
on the occasion of his birthday. The
surprise shower was appreciated by
Mr. Basinger and he wishes to thank
all who participated.
The Children’s Day program will
be pres ented at the Fi rst Mennonite
church Sunday e’ening at 7:30. The
is invited to at .end this scr-
Wanted—Muzzle loading rifles.
Reasonable prices paid. Please de
scribe gun. Inquire Bluffton News.
Wanted—Poultry and eggs at
highest market price also have
poultry to sell retail. Calvin Steiner,
third house from Electric light plant.
Bluffton phone 212-W. tf
Wanted—Custom combine work. I
have a new 1939 “All Crop Harvest
er” combine and will work reason
ably. M. B. Johnson. Phone 578-W.
miles east of the county line.
If you have a slaw cutter made
by the Bluffton Slaw Cutter com
pany which is 15 years or more old
and ic in good condition, we will pay
$1 for it and give you a new cutter.
This offer is limited to the first five
to report. C. B. Fett, Bluffton, O. 8
For rent—Furnished rooms for
light housekeeping. Inquire News
For rent—Property with garage.
A. D. Gratz, City Hall.
For rent—Modern apartment also
small business room. W. F. lutzi. tf
For rent—Eight room house on
West Elm street. Modern. Double
garage. Also rooms to rent for light
housekeeping on Lawn avenue. John
Kohler, South Lawn avenue.
For sale—Hand cart. 152 South
Lawn Ave.
For sale—Sour cherries. Walter
Augsburger, Bluffton phone.
For sale— Sour cherries. Sam
one mile east of
For sale— Four low Turnbull
wagon wheels and axle. Stanley
Bixel, 3 miles north of town.
For sale—Auto trailer. Basinger’s
Blacksmith shop, N. Main St. 8
For sale—Cherries, currants and
gooseberries. Amos C. Suter on
Harry Luginhihl farm 4*2 miles
northwest of Bluffton.
For sale—Sour cherries and rasp
berries at our farm. Isaiah and
Walter Welty. 9
For sale—Sour cherries. Allen
Grismore. Route 2. Four miles
northwest of Bluffton.
For sale—Collie pups. Lloyd Van
Meter, 4 miles northeast of Bluffton.
For sale—Purebred Collie pups.
W. C. Pursell, 4 miles north of
For sale—One 7 ft. grain binder.
Bluffton Implement and Harness Co.
For sale—Good hay tedder. One
row’ corn cultivator. D. J. Herr, 4
miles northwest of Bluff’ton.
For sale—Dining room furniture.
Reasonable price. Mrs. Elizabeth
Maxwell, 238 Lawn avenue.
For sale—12 acres in New Stark,
good buildings, electricity. $2,500.
Also Sam Swaney farm 80 acres.
Electricity. $6,000. H. W. Althaus.
Lost—Trailer tag No. 41KP1.
Finder return to the News Office or
notify 1. R. Harris, 3 miles north
of town.
The Davis, Lewis and Stebleton
family reunion will he held at La
fayette park, Lafayette, Sunday,
June 25. Pres., James Davis Sec.,
Nina Waitermire.
A reunion of descendents of Fred
erick Gratz, Sr., sponsored by the
Christian Gratz, Sr., family, will be
held at the Pandora school building,
Sunday, July 2. Pres., D. B. Bas
inger sec.-treas., D. L. Gratz.
The Amstutz Cannery'
will operate on Tuesday
and Friday of each week
until further notice.
Amstutz Cannery
North of Bluffton on College Rd.
Bluffton phone 635-Y
Special Sale on
29c tc 89c
per Remnant
Ruffs 5c to $1 Store
Insect Sprays
Flowers, Fruit
and Vegetables
Black Leaf “40”
Evergreen Spray
Rotenone Dust
Arsenate Lead
Be Sure
about an im­
portant matter
Before you take out
automobile liability insur
ance be sure the policy
contains no exclusions
which limit its coverage.
The best way to be sure
is to buy Wolverine auto
insurance—the policv with
W. f. lutzi
Postoffice Bldg.
Dependable Insurance for
Dependable People
Bonds for almost every purpose.
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Flying Irishman
Doug (Wrong Way)
Fred and Ginger in a
DRAMA great is their
dancing—the true-life
story of the world's
Also Mickey Mouse
Never Say Die
Bob Hope
Martha Raye

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