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Men students en.
party sponsored bj
Wednesday night o
baseball diamond,
made a short talk,
the program included a short period
of recreation and singing.
Josephine Mohr, jun
hem, Pa., was elected
week to fill a vacancy
council. She was one
nominated for the post
fall stag
M. C. A.,
iek on the
natures of
Coeds were entertained by wives of
faculty members and women instruct
ors of the college at a tea last week
in Ropp hall.
Members of the men’s and women’s
gospel teams held a joint meeting last
Thursday at the college cabin. The
program was arranged by presidents
of the two organizations, Stanley
Fretz and Evelyn Burkhard.
First meeting of the Peace action
committee was held last week, direct
ed by Bert Smucker, chairman,
committee is sponsored
C. A.
bv the Y.
Opening feature of the year on the
Bluffton College Concert course will
be presented this Wednesday in the
A new micro-projector has been ad
ded to the equipment of the science
department this year. This is used
to project a magnified view of any
microscopic object on a screen. Plant
culture and crystals can be studied
very readily with the instrument.
Girls dominate the executive posi
tions on Bluffton High publications
this year. Genevieve Fett is editor
in-chief of The Cutlass, school news
paper and Mary Alice Howe is edit
ing the yearbook, The Buccaneer.
Managing editor of The Cutlass is
Jeanne Baumgartner.
Doris Dunifon, Joan Stonehill and
James Fett were elected cheerleaders
early in the season and are perform
ing capably at every game.
Officers of various classes an or
ganizations at the school were an
nounced last week by the administra-
fyJitli a S/ttanif New
9 Com* in todoyl let us tell you
about this new idea in undercover
comfort that'* clicking on compute*
from coast So coast! Jockey Under-
dam from bulk and bind. If i» but
tonl***, ea*y to launder, and need*
occasion with contoured shirts to
Match. Illustrated, Jockey Short for
active sports, and Jockey Midway for
everyday wear. Ask to see the Over
Knee and Long. Origi
noted and manufactured
by Coopers. From ....
he appearance of virgilio Lazzari,
asso of the Metropolitan and Chicago
)pera associations. Olga Trevisan
rill also appear in several featured
ocal selections.
is being laid from
plant to the new
A new steam line
the college heating
works project building erected on the
campus last summer. Heating facil
ities are necessary to accommodate a
poultry dressing project, which is ex
pected to be inaugurated within the
next month.
Pictures for the 1940 Ista are now
being taken at the Neu-Art studio.
Harvey Bauman, of Quakertown, Pa.,
is in charge of taking the pictures.
Editor of the Ista is Marjorie Bloom-
of Lima. Duane Tway, of
is the business manager.
iltz, head
of the publication,
tion office. The I
Senior class—Gareth Todd, presi
dent Phyllis Steiner, vice-president
Robert McCune, secretary’ Carl Mar
shall, treasurer. Junior class—John
Stettler, president Carolyn Stonehill,
vice-president Billie Bechtel, secre
tary and treasurer. Sophomore class
—Norman Beidler, president Carol
Bame, vice-president Wayne Dailey,
secretary and treasurer.
Ninth grade—Herbert Conrad, pres
dent Barbara Triplett, vice-president
Doris Dunifon, secretary and treasur
er. Eighth grade—Varden Loganbill,
president Robert Phillips, vice pres
ident Robt. Burkholder, secretary and
treasurer. Seventh grade—Genevieve
Buhler, president David Anderson,
vice-president Alice Jean Bixel, sec
retary and treasurer.
Science club—Herbert Klassen and
Betty’ Weinhold, co-president, John
Stettler, secretary’ and treasuerer. F.
H. A.—Charles Montgomery, presi
dent Romanus Zuercher, vice-presi
dent Evan Steiner, secretary7 Herb
ert Reichenbach, treasurer. F. H. A.
—Dorothy Long, president Mary E.
Bame, vice-president June Reams,
secretary Marcene Garmatter, histor-
Hi-Y—Ralph Short, president John
Stettler, vice-president Junior Zim
merman, secretary and treasurer.
dent Betty Steinman, vice-president
Eleanor Berky, secretary Betty Wein
hold, treasurer. Blue Triangle—Mary
Jane Worthington, president Jane
Howe, vice-preident Doris Dunifon,
secretary and treasurer.
Rites Are Held For
Henry Augsburger
Methodist church for Henry Augs
burger, 78-year-old Beaverdam farm
er, who died the preceding Thursda
his home north
evening at
heart ailment.
Real estate tax collections
last-half 1938 period reached
of $785,384.19 at the close
week, $5,808.53 being paid
the week.
Richland Center
Death was caused by
Survivors include his wife three
sons, Herbert, at home Dale, De
troit Clyde, Canton two daughters,
Mrs. E. N. Kennel, Hamilton Mrs.
Lawrence Ludwig, Beaverdam a sis
ter, Mrs. John Kohler, Bluffton, and
several half-brothers and half-sisters.
$785,384 Paid In
Real Estate
receipts for the week
$6,411.19, an aggregate
of $317,444.21.
Sales tax
amounted to
since Jan. 1
Last week’s personal tax payments
were $20,598.39, the total to date
the week
classified $2,438.30 for
and $12,468.24 for the
News Want-Ads Bring Results.
A heavy cargo of bills and debts means risky sail
ing. It’s better to “clear the decks for action’’
with a handy loan. You can square up all your
obligations and reduce your outgo to one easy
monthly payment. With your family budget on an
even keel, you can avoid troubled waters, and set
your course toward a happy landing.
The annual Harvest Home and
Homecoming festival
s Evangelical
will be held
8. Sunday
ng and communion
10:45 afternoon service, 2:00.
Rev. S. I. Royer of Tiffin will be I
the speaker Basket dinner at the
church at noon. The public is in
Main 7351 Market & Elizabeth Sts.
Savings Bldg. Lima, Ohio
Loam made promptly throughout Allen County and nearby communities.
oi the Em
and Reformed
next Sunday,
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Faust and family
of Chicago and Mrs. Sarah Finke of
St. Marys were Sunday afternoon
and evening guests at the Sam Bad
ertscher home.
Mr. and Mrs. George Bixler
Patty Debolt of Ft. Wayne,
and Mrs. Frank Burkholder an
were Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Zimmerman
and daughter Karen were Sunday
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Zim
merman and son Dale of Defiance.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Marquart and
son Melvin spent Sunday afternoon
in Kenton.
Mrs. Lydia Lora and daughter
Clara were Sunday dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Tschiegg and
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sharp and
family of Norwalk were Sunday
evening supper guests at the Amos
Luginbuhl home.
Mr and Mrs. Isaac Habegger and|
daughter Kathryn and Mary Eliza
beth Habegger of Upland, Calif.,
Dr. Rosella Biederman of Jenera and
Mary Kathryn Gratz
evening supper guests
Mrs. Ernest Gratz.
Mrs. Weldon
guests of
Mrs. Amos
Swick, Mr. and
buhl, Mr and Mrs. Hiram Niswan-|
der and family and Mr. and Mrs. I
Charles Sharp and family were I
Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Ella I
Dillman and Mr. and Mrs. Donald I
Dillman. I
Mr and Mrs. Ernest Gratz, Mr. I
and Mrs. Wilford Gratz and Mr. and I
Mrs, Russell Schaublin and daughter!
Ann were Sunday dinner!
Mr. and Mrs Walter!
Mrs. Jack Carrick were
quests of Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Meyers and family of Ft.
Earl Runkle of Arcadia
day afternoon caller on
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Steinman of
Findlay were Sunday dinner guests
of Mr.
and Mrs. C. W. Smith and
Afternoon callers were Mrs.
Wentz and Mrs. Harley
Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Balmer and
family were Sunday dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Peterson and
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Cameron and
Leipsic were Sunday
Jennie Cameron
children of
guests of Mrs.
son Charles.
for the
a total
of last
in Ft. Wayne
Mrs. Russell
visited friends
Pucker Huddle during the past week
returned to her home Sunday even
ing accompanied by her husband and
daughters Wilma and Jean, who
visited friends in Ft. Wayne over
the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Wilson and son
were Sunday dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Lloyd Jacoby and daughter
of near Tiffin. Paul and Desso But
ler of Fostoria also were guests.
Orange Twp. Roads
Get Improvements
Nearly 140 miles
county roads and high
proved during the
$60,000 road prograir
In Union
Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Luirinhuhl called
at the Walter Schaublin hoem, Mon
day evening. I Mrs’ CaIv5n Bailey returned home
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gratz and! Thursday after having spent the past
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schaublinlsix weeks with Mr. and Mrs. Elmer
spent Sunday evening with Mr. and Walthers^ at Findlay.
Mrs. Ed Fett and Misses Bertha
Helen Conrad.
Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Luginbuhl and|at^irna
son John were Sunday dinner guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Courtenay
and daughters of Lima.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben
mer Mrs. Lora Gai
Mr. and Mrs. Scott I
spent Thursday wit
Samuel Bushey.
were Friday
of Mr.
Mr. and Mrs. D. T.
Louella Winters, Mr. and Mrs.
nard Thorp of Tulsa, Okla., and
S. C. Dailey of Findlay spent the
past week at
the Dwight Dailey
of Hancock
Orange town­
Work was done in
ship on Route No. 27, three miles
No. 56, two miles No. 51, one mile
No. 15, one mile, and No. 33, three
township, improvements
were on Route No. 57, 1.5
and No. 34, one mile.
and! Mrs. Mary Steele is spending the
I week with Mr. and Mrs. I. G. Steele
The Mary Martha S. S. Class of the
M. E. Church held a
ing Wednesday at tl
Frank Williams.
all day’s meet
s home of Mrs.
Edwards of Go
iner of Detroit
ushey of Ravena
i Mr. and Mrs.
Manahan of Lima
with Mr. and Mrs.
head at Quincy7.
Mr. and Mrs. Mo
family’ of Lima spe
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. I
Mr. and Mrs. Car
daughter Miriam Je
dinner guests of Mr
rs. Ernest
rd White-
is Pfeifer and
Sunday with
Amstutz and
i were Sunday
and Mrs. Dean
Mrs. Ray Miller and Mrs. Robert
Miller of Cleveland visited Tuesday
with Wm. McBride.
Marian Pugh, Ruth Barnum and
Rev. E. J. Arthur attended the Ep
worth League Institute at Kenton,
Mr. and Mrs. Pleyel Augsburger
and family of Lima spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. John Augsburger.
Mrs. G. T. Andrews spent the week
.■end with Mr. and Mrs. Earl Andrews
and I
at Leipsic.
Lester McElwain is a surgical pa
tient in Lima Memorial hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Burkholder
spent Sunday at Lake View, the
guests of relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bowers of Lima
spent Thursday afternoon with Mrs.
Carrie Durkee.
I Ind. and
Emma .1
of Ft.
yne were Sunday callers on Mrs.
e Dennis and Mrs. Emma Guin.
Ir. and Mrs. Dale Wilson and
were Sunday evening supper
■sts of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond
Dear and family of Findlay.
held in the M. E.
evening in honor
E. J. Arthur and
A reception was
church Wednesday
of Rev. and Mrs.
church parsonag'
who recently moved in the
R. C. Dall
pent Thursday at
id Mrs. Geo. Klay
Bluffton with Mr
and family.
U. M. Nicolet
Mrs. Howard Ni •t of Lima and Ev:a
Tullis were Friday guests of Mrs.
Antha Fackh
Texas Mr. and
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Green had
I for Sunday
Phillip Bird
I ville, Ind.
I and famih
I Brown ami
I bian, Micli
I Green, Mr
I ghter Betty
guests, Mr. and Mrs.
and family7 of Monroe
•. and Mrs. Elmer Brown
Mr. and Mrs. James
laughter Judith of Al
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
layle Emerick and dau
of Continental.
Plaugher of Angola,
ihter Katherine of De
Sunday visitors of Mrs.
Barber and son Frank
Mrs. Mary
Walter 01
Idaker of Bellefontaini
lav with Mrs. Jim Ett
visited Sund
Mr. and
Dayton spun
Mrs. Melvin
Irs. Charles Taylor of
the week with Mr. and
Burkholder and family,
■s. Roy Reams and dau
and Marjorie, Mrs.
r, Mrs. John Kohler of
Mr. and
ghters Jur
Leona Stettl
Bluffton, Mrs
Carolyn Wahl
day visitors of Mrs. Lillie Anderson.
Mat Wahl and Mrs.
of Findlay were Satur-
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Augsburger of
Detroit Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kennel
of Hamilton and Mr. and Mrs. Clyde
Augsburger of Canton were called
here Friday on account of the death
of their father, Henry Augsburger.
Unusual lack of rainfall over most
of Ohio has delayed fitting ground
for wheat and may considerably
affect the acreage sown to this crop
in the state this year.
It is easier to maintain good milk
production in dairy herds by supple
menting poor pastures with hay,
silage, or grain than to boost produc
tion by heavy feeding after the cows
go into the barns for winter.
a Resob
amount of
00) for the
one dollar
The Polls
6:30 o’clock
of said
•reby given that in pursuance
of the Council of the Village
io, passed on the 6th da:
939, there will be submittei
ie people of said Village a
ELECTION to be held ii
lluffton, Ohio, at the regula
therein, on Tuesday, th'
imber, 1939. the- question of
said Bluffton Village in the
y Thoi-u»nd Dollars (6X0.000.
•ose of constructing a sewage
acquiring the necessary real
for the same, constructing
»r and lateral sewers and nil
I thereto and necessary ther
by law.
number of years during
Is are to run is 25 years.
average additional tax rate
... mill limitation as certi
Auditor is 2.3 mills on e
valuation, which amounts
ih-ed dollars of valuation.
said Election will be open al
M. and remain open until
M. (Eastern Standard Timel
By Oi
ler of the Board of Elections,
Allen County. Ohio.
Dated Sept.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Van Meter and
Mr. Harley Van Meter were Sunday
dinner guests in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Lloyd Van Meter near Bluffton,
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Marshall at
tended the Bluffton College Bowling
Green football game in Bowling Green
on Saturday afternoon. Their dau
ghter Mary7 who is a student there
returned home with them for the
week end.
Mr. and Mrs. George Huber and
son Jimmie of near Lafayette took
dinner Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Glen Huber and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Begg and
son Jimmie spent Sunday with rela
tives in Wapakoneta.
Mr. and Mrs. John Bailey enter
tained a group of young people last
Thursday evening in honor of the
birthday anniversary of their daught
er, Mary Catherine.
Mr. and Mrs. Orlo Marshall were
Sunday dinner guests of Dr. and Mrs.
M. D. Soash in Bluffton.
Messrs Herbert Jr. and Ralph Mar
shall left Sunday for Columbus where
they’ are students at Ohio State Uni
Booster Night was observed Mon
day night by Pleasant Grange in Col
umbus Grove. Members and guests
attending from this vicinity were, Mr.
Walter Cupp. Mrs. Wm. Risser, Mrs.
D. C. Campbell and daughter Eliza
beth, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Begg, Mr.
and Mrs. Edgar Begg, Mr. and Mrs.
Harold Marshall and family, Mr. and
Mrs. J. O. Cupp and Miss Edythe
Mrs. Bruce Thomas and son George
of Rawson took dinner Saturday with
Mr. and Mrs. Orlo Marshall.
Reese Huber, Miss Stella Burkhold
er, Mr. and Mrs. Ray7 Marshall, and
Mr. and Mrs. Lloy7d Van Meter all of
Bluffton were entertained at dinner
Wednesday evening in the country
home of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Begg.
The Swiss Bell Ringers, the first
number of the lyceum course at Beav
erdam attracted many from this vicin
ity last Thursday evening. All were
well pleased with the delightful mu
sical program presented.
The Presbylerian Missionary society
will meet Wednesday afternoon of
next week in the home of Mrs. Glen
Huber. The following program has
been planned: Worship service, Mrs.
F. C. Marshall Topic, Narcotics, Mrs.
Keep all elec
tric wiring and
appliances i n
good condition.
Don’t throw
away lighted
Don’t throw
away burning
cigarette or cigar
Don’t leave
Don’t use ben
zine or gasoline
for cleaning pur
Keep flues and
chimneys open
and clean.
Dependable Insurance
Notary Public
W. E. Marshall Alaska, Mrs. Glen
Huber Year Book of Prayer, Mrs. J.
C. Begg.
About fifty members of the Presby
terian Sunday School enjoyed a wein
er roast at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Edgar Begg last Thursday evening
which was the pay-off for the attend
ance contest which just closed.
About twenty women of the neigh
borhood attended a waterless cooking
demonstration in the home of Mrs.
Ed Dunlap last Wednesday afternoon.
Mesdames D. C. Campbell, J. C.
and J. E. Begg were guests at a
meeting of the Profit and Pleasure
club held in the home of Mrs. Lloyd
Gettman in Columbus Grove last Fri
day afternoon.
Miss Ruth Myers and Miss Florine
Widau who have just finished their
nurses’ training course at Memorial
hospital were week end guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Cloyd Myers.
Dorothy Augsburger wa married
Sunday but have not been able to con
tact anyone who knows the particu
Sidney Steiner of Charleston, W.
Va., spent the week end at his home
here with his wife and children.
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Bucher and
family moved into the Amstutz apart
ment the first of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Miller and dau
ghter Faith will move into their home
in the near future. They are building
on to the house putting in rooms up
stairs. The house was formerly va
cated by the Vernon Bucher family.
D. B. Basinger is still laid up at his
home in Pandora. We all wish him
a speedy recovery.
Mrs. Joel Basinger is taking care
of her mother, Mrs. I. N. Harris who
is ill from heart trouble.
A good many from Bluffton and
Pandora attended the dedication serv
ices at the Ottawa Missionary church,
Sunday afternoon and evening. Gid
Niswander is pastor of the church.
Miss Ruth Bixel left this week for
Columbus where she will attend Ohio
State university.
Rolland Burkhart will enter the
National sheep shearing contest in the
early part of December. Burkhart
won the state contest this fall.
Wilis Schumacher is the owner of
a new Dodge sedan, bought from the
Pandora garage.
All around Pandora it seems that
October Sth to 14th
This is
This advertisement sponsored by
W.F.Iutzi S. P. Herr A. D. Gratz
THURSDAY, OCT. 5, 1939
anples are so plentiful that they are
hard to sell.
The new home of Dr. M. B. Rice
is nearly completed. He is expecting
to move next week.
Pandora played a real game last
Friday night with Lima Shawnee, de
feating them 32 to 0.
Mayro Wynkoop is employed at the
Triplett Meter works in Bluffton.
Ruth Geiger also is working there.
Henry Wherly is feeling much bet
ter after having a new set of teeth in
Rev. D. J. Unruh and family moved
the latter part of the week into the
new church parsonage on Route 12.
Paul Smith and family will move
into their home vacated by the Un
Col. H. M. Thrapp is having an
electric fence displayed at the county
fair this week.
Vilas N. Niswander is the owner of
a new up-to-date display case which
makes a fine appearance in his jewel
ry store.
Dale Moser of Berne, Ind., spent
Sunday in Pandora.
Ohio farmers who once had to
search for agencies interested in
making farm loans now have trouble
deciding which agency provides loans
best suited to rural needs. Some of
the questions on choosing the place
from which to borrow are answered
in extension bulletin No. 200, “Bor
rowing by Farmers”, written by B.
A. Wallace, Ohio State University,
and distributed free by county agri
cultural agents.
Office Hours: 8:30-10 A. M.
1-3 P. M.j 7-8 P. M.
Office, 118 Cherry St.
Phone 120-F Bluffton, O.
Melville D. Soash, M. D.
The Commercial Bank Bldg.
Bluffton, Ohio
Telephone 254-W
Francis Basinger, D. D. S.
Evan Basinger, D. D. S.
Telephone 271-W
Bluffton, Ohio
Something that
Concerns Every Resident
of Bluffton....
Bluffton citizens, individually, pay for every
fire in Bulffton through increased rates in fire in
surance policies and through the loss in time, in
vestments, materials and effort caused by fire.
Every resident of Bluffton should do his or
her part in curbing this needless cost by taking
all proper precautions against fire.
Insurance—no matter how complete—can
never fully restores the loss caused by fire
heirlooms, keepsakes, remembrances, things that
cannot be measured in terms of money these
once destroyed can never be replaced.
A moment of carelessness ... a cigarette in
the waste basket, a short circuit may imperil
the lives of members of your family and sweep
away the investment of a lifetime.
Learn the importance of your part during
National Fire Prevention Week in stopping this
needless toll of life and property.
General Insurance
Notary Public
Insurance of All Kinds
Notary Public

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