P. A. Kliewer, Pastor
No services Thursday evening
join Young People’s Conference in
St. John Mennonite church.
Sunday school 9:30 a. m.
Sermon 10:30 a. m. Text: “The
Confederacies of Men.”
No Christian Endeavor—Joining
Young People’s Conference in St.
John Mennonite church.
Sunday, Nov. 19th at 8:30 p. m.
Will speak on: “The Christian and
A. F. Albro, Pastor
Sunday school 9^0 a. m.
Morning worship 10:30 a. m.
Young People’s society 7:1)0 p. m.
Evangelistic service 7:45 p. m.
Prayer meeting Wednesday, 7:30
Everybody’s Bible class Friday at
7:30 p. m.
CHURCH OF CHRIST
__ L. B. Remaley, Pastor
9:15 a. m. Sunday school, Forest
10:15 a. m. Communion service.
10:30 a. m. Morning worship.
6:30 p. m. Christian Endeavor,
Robert Luginbuhl, leader.
The little troubles and worries of
life, so many of which we meet, may
be as stumbling blocks in our way, or
we may make them stepping-stones
to a noble character and to Heaven.
Troubles are often the tools by which
God fashions us for better things.
—H. W. Beecher
Emil Burrichter, Pastor
Sunday school at 9:30 a. m.
Public w’orship at 10:45 a. m.
The G. M. G. meets Thursday
evening of this week with Miss
The Consistory will meet Monday
evening of next week at 8:00 o’clock.
Catechism on Saturday at 10:00
Public worship at 9:15 a. m.
Sunday school at 10:30 a. m.
The concluding Bible Lectures on
Wednesday and Thursday evenings
of this week.
The Ladies Aid meets Thursday
afternoon with Mrs. L. T. Greding.
Choir practice Thursday after the
Catechism Saturday at 8:30 a. m.
Wear these gay little san
dals with your dressier
fall clothes. They’re ir
resistably gay, with their
peep-toes and sparkling
patent trim, and you’ll
find them so comfortable
you’ll never want to take
In black suede, with pat
ent trim, on a round toed
last and medium heel.
Others $1.98 to $4.95
W. ti. Gratz
Family Shoe Store
This Sunday in Ae
Charles M. Armentrout, Pastor
9:30 a. m. Morning worship.
10:30 a. m. Sunday school, Mrs.
Walter Marshall, Supt.
7:30 p. m. Christian Endeavor.
Friday, Nov. 10, the moderator’s
dinner will be held in the Presbyter
ian church of Van Wert.
9:30 a. m. Sunday school, Mrs.
Waldo Diller, Supt.
10:50 a. m. Morning worship.
5:00 p. m. Tuxis.
Nov. 10, The moderator’s dinner
will be held in the Presbyterian
church of Van Wert.
Nov. 13-17—Special services. We
have invited ministers from the
Presbytery to come and bring the
Monday: Rev. Charles L. Plymate.
Tuesday: Rev. O. L. WHlets.
Wednesday: Rev. Chester W. Ar
Thursday: Rev. Raymond Bair.
Friday: Rev. Robert Bowman.
On Thursday, Nov. 16, the District
meeting of the Lima Presbyterial
will meet in the Bluffton Presbyter
The subject of the morning service
will be “Enrichment Through Wor
ship.” The public is cordially invited
to attend the services of the church.
FIRST METHODIST CHURCH
J. A. Weed, Minister
3:45 p. m. Junior Choir rehearsal.
7:00 p. m. Senior Choir rehearsal.
7:15 p. m. Allen County School of
Religion and Life, at Trinity Church,
9:00 to 11:00 a. m—Unified ser
vice: Worship, Lesson study, ser
mon. Sermon topic: “Keep Clean
the Windows of the Soul.”
6:00 p. m. Epworth League Devo
All our church families are asked
to reserve Monday evening, Nov. 20,
for a Church Family Night Potluck
Supper and Program, in observance
of Fellowship Week.
E. G. Steiner, Pastor
9:30 Sunday school, C. D. Diller,
10:30 Morning message by Rev.
7:15 Young People’s service.
7:45 Thursday evening Bible study
in the book of Revelation. Proph
ecies relating to the present and
You are welcome.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY
Sunday services at 10:30 a. m.,
subject: “Mortals and Immortals.”
Testimonial meeting at 7:30 Wed
The reading room at the church
is open every Wednesday from 2:00
to 4:00 p. m. The public is invited
to all services and to visit the read
This society is a branch of the
Mother Church, the First Church of
Christ Scientist, Boston, Mass.
FIRST MENNONITE CHURCH
H. T. Unruh, Pastor
7:15 p. m. Choir rehearsal.
6:30 p. m. Meeting of the church
Brotherhood. Dr. Neulin of Lima
will be the speaker.
9:00 a. m. Church school.
10:00 a. m. Morning worship—
sermon “Worshipping Mars” John
6:00 p. m. Intermediate C. E.
7:00 p. m. Junior C. E. and even
Why not go to church Sunday?
A stalk of Bluffton-raised cotton is
attracting attention in the News win
dow exhibit this week. The cotton
was raised by Sidney Stettler, Bluff
ton high school instructor in the
garden at his home on South Lawn
I wish to take this opportunity to
thank all the voters of Orange town
ship who supported me at the elec
tion on November 7.
Samplt Oif-Way fa ret
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Louisville. Ky.............. $5.15
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Danville, III.................. $4.70
B/g EXTRA Saving*
On Round-Trip Ticket*
N. Main St.
LYR. Sam Higginbottom, moder
U ator of the Presbyterian
church will speak at a din
ner at the Presbyterian church
in Van Wert, Friday night. A
number from Bluffton are plan
ning to attend.
Dr. Higginbottom, missionary
to India, has done much toward
advancing agriculture in that
country, teaching the natives how
to grow better crops and increase
their food supply.
The wedding of Earl Geiger and
Miss Isabella Mull of Findlay was
solemnized on Saturday. The couple
is to reside in Carey. Mr. Geiger is
engaged in the insurance business.
A new Chevrolet car w’as delivered
to Willis Schumacher one day last
week by the Federal Land Bank of
Louisville, Ky., by whom he has been
empoyed for some years.
Miss Eva Durkesen returned from
Africa with Miss Mary Haas and
spent a short time in Pandora. She
left on Thursday morning for her
home at Denair, California. The two
missionaries can relate of some thril
ling experiences while traveling on
the high seas in time of war.
Rev. D. J. Unruh and a group of
young men from the St. John church
presented a program at the Putnam
County home, Sunday afternoon.
Peter Kohli is conducting plowing
demonstrations with the new Ford
tractor on various farms in the vi
Mrs. Anna Suter was quite ill dur
ing the past week.
The Master Feed Mill operated by
the Steiner Hatchery at Bluffton has
undergone many changes in the past
weeks and is nearing completion. The
plant is soon to be well equipped and
enabled to serve the public in a most
satisfactory manner. Albert Garmot
ter and his force of men are doing the
Mr. and Mrs. Wilf ord Geiger and
daughter, Sandra of Grove Ci,ty, were
Sunday visitors in the Tillman Geiger
home. Mr. Geiger is empoyed by the
David Davis Meat Packers corporation
School Night” was a new feature
in the Pandora schools last Wednes
day evening. Two regular class ses
sions were conducted and the parents
and patrons of the chool were invited
to attend these periods. After the
class periods all present assembled in
the school auditorium where a brief
program was given.
Miss Lizzie Schurtz returned home
i after spending some time visiting in
the home of her brother, John and
family in Detroit.
Harry Cherry narrowly escaped a
serous accident when his truck left
the road on State Route 12 as he was
returning from Findlay. The truck
turned completely over and was then
struck by another truck which closely
followed him. Mr Cherry’s truck
was badly demolished.
Miss Ruth Bixel of Columbus, spent
a short time visiting her father over
Saturday. She was accompanied here
by. Evan Sommer, who is attending
Ohio State unviversity.
Mr. and Mrs. Seneff, missionaries
to Africa are to sail from New York
City on Wednesday, Nov. 8th to again
take up their work on the field where
they had previously been stationed.
Peter Hilty is confined to his bed
on account of rheumatism.
Most of the sugar beets have been
horvested and the Mexians who were
employed by the Sugar company have
returned to their southern homes for
Homer Zimmerly is soliciting among
the farmers of his neighborhood as to
leases for oil.
Dr. Page of Toronto, Canada, is to
be the main speaker at the Young
People’s conference which is to begin
at the St. John church on Thursday
night and is to continue untill Sunday
night. A good program is anticipat
Hogs—160 to 220, $6.10 220 to
240, $6 roughs, $5 stags, $4.
Calves $10.75 lambs, $9.
Grain—Wheat 84c bu. old corn 63c
cwt. new corn 60c cwt. oats 32c
bu. soys 86c bu.
I wish to take this opportunity
to thank all the voters of Orange
township who supported me at the
election on November 7.
THE BLUFFTO NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
J. A. Warren
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Augsburger
are the parents of a baby girl, who
has been named Mary Ann.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Habegger and
family and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Doty
and daughter Gladys of Mt. Cory
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
The Misses Pauline and Mary Jane
Carr spent the week-end with their
sister, Barbara at Columbus.
Miss Irma Rodabaugh of Williams
town was the over Sunday guest of
Miss Livona Harris.
Miss Hildreth Alspach of Cleve
land was the week end guest of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Alspach.
The Ladies Harmony Circle will
meet with Mrs. Eva Carr this Thurs
day afternoon. Mrs. Lavina Habeg
ger will be the program leader.
Mr. and Mrs. I. R. Harris attend
ed the funeral of Reese Harris near
Gilboa, Saturday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Van Meter of
this vicinity, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel
Younkman and daughters of Bea
verdam and Mr. and Mrs. Orton
Stratton of near Bluffton were Sun
day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Morris Bell and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Badertscher
and son, Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Bad
ertscher and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
Wayne Zimmerman and daughter, all
of Richland Center, and Mr. and Mrs.
Harold Badertscher of Lafayette,
were Sunday dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Dwight Frantz and daugh
ter Carol Jean.
The W. M. S. of the Evangelical
church held their monthly meeting at
the home of Mrs. M. S. Steininger
on Thursday afternoon. Call to wor
ship in charge of Mrs. Steininger.
Piano solo, “A Dream of Long Ago”,
Mrs. W. A. Nonnamaker Current
events, Mrs. J. 0. Kinstle Prayer
partners, Mrs. W. S. King Mrs.
Steininger read a letter she received
from her prayer partner, Mrs. Ger
menotta, of Racine Wisconsin Mrs.
Guin read a poem entitled, “Is Christ
Your Pilot” Dialogue, “Sketch of
Chinese Life”, Mrs. A. E. King and
Mrs. W. S. King leaflet, “Mrs.
Crosby’s Interrogation Point”, Mrs.
McVey Mrs. John McVetta gave a
review of the second chapter of the
study book, “A Chinese Woman”.
Refreshments were served with Mrs.
W. A. Nonnamaker assisting. The
Thank-offering service will be held
Sunday evening, Nov. 26th.
Dr. and Mrs. A. E. King attended
the Kenyon-Findlay college football
game last Saturday at Gambier, O.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Kinstle and
daughter Onda Mae called on Mrs.
May Rader, who is a patient in Lima
Mrs. B. F. Seitz and daughter
Christine and Miss Edna Reiger of
Lima spent Sunday afternoon with
Mrs. Larena Guin.
Rev. A. E. McVey attended the
“County Ministerial Fall Retreat” at
Arcadia on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hoch have
moved into the property they pur
chased of Mr. Wallace Edwards.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Henning and
daughter Mary Lou and Mrs. Sadie
Keel were Sunday afternoon callers
on Mrs. Jimetta Edgecomb in Bea
verdam, Ohio, and Martha Jane
Rader of Deshler, who has been a
patient in Lima Memorial Hospital
Mr. and Mrs. Arden Laird and
daughter Janet of Findlay were Sun
day evening supper guests of Mr.
and Mrs. James Fields and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Garlinger of
Findlay were Sunday evening supper
guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Gar
Miss Wilma Bartholomew of Find
land spent the week end with Miss
Mrs. L. L. Wise and Mrs. J. O.
Naylor were Lima visitors last
Miss Frances Graham and brother
Gordon and Mr. Frank Smith from
Bellefontaine were Sunday afternoon
and evening guests of Mr. and Mrs.
H. C. Beagle and daughter Gene
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Werner open
ed their home to relatives and
friends last Sunday in honor of Mrs.
John Denny’s birthday anniversary.
Guests were Mr. and Mrs. John
Denny, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hoch
and daughter Connie Lee, and Mr.
and Mrs. Gene Werner and sons
Richard and Lawrence. Afternoon
callers were Mr. and Mrs. Harvey
Traucht and daughter Mary Louise
and Mr. William Hoch from Findlay.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Nonnamaker
and daughter Norma of Lafayette
called in the Nonnamaker and Mc
Vetta home Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Boobring
spent Sunday evening with Mr. and
Mrs. J. 0. Naylor.
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Reiter and
daughter Glenna Mae called on Mrs.
C. E. Reiter and family and Mrs.
Hal la Carr.
Mr. and Mrs. George Huber and
son called Sunday evening on Mr. and
Mrs. Stuart Berryhill and family.
Friday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Ly
man Barnes were Mrs. Dora Tressel,
Mrs. Howard Turner, Mrs. Hettie
Spear and Mrs. Claude Skidmore and
so/: Ben and daughter Lois. Mr. and
Mrs. Clate Scoles called Sunday even
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Younkman
were Sunday evening callers of Mr.
and Mrs. Arthur Phillips and Mr. and
Mrs. Harold Younkman and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Cal Herr and Mrs.
Oscar Zimmerman were Sunday after
noon visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Jake
Mr. and Mrs. Andy Hermann and
family called Sunday afternoon on Mr.
and Mrs. Dennis Brauen and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Barnes and
Jo Ann were Sunday dinner guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Clark.
Lawrence Huber and daughters call
ed Sunday morning on Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Huber and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Brauen and
family were Sunday dinner guests of
Mr. ad Mrs. Chas. Miller.
Mr. and Mrs. Joy Huber and dau
ghter, Martha Brock and Betty Betz
were week end visitors of Mrs. Cora
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Huber and
son Dale called Sunday evening on
Mr. and Mrs. Wilard Jennings and
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lugibihl and
family calld on Mr. and Mrs. Wayne
Luginbihl and daughter.
Mrs. Howard Turner returned to
her home in Cleveland, Saturday, af
ter spending two weeks with Mr. and
Mrs. Lyman Barnes and Jo Ann.
hTe Pleasant Hill Ladies Aid so
ciety will meet this Friday for an all
dy meeting with Mrs. Sarah Oats and
Clarabell Owens. Covered dish din
ner will be served.
Woman Killed In
Collision On Dixie
Mrs. Pauline Pierce Downing, 28,
of Fort McPherson, Ga., was killed
in an automobile crash at 6:05 p. m.
Monday about one-half mile this
Findlay on the Dixie high-
husband, Warrant Officer
R. Downing, 38, of the U.
S. Army, is in Findlay hospital in
a critical condition.
Downing’s car was involved in the
mishap with an auto driven by Luth
er McClelland, 43, of Rawson, who
was enroute from his work in Arca
dia to his home in Rawson. Downing
was driving north.
McClelland suffered lacerations
about the head and jaw and a frac
tured right leg.
Patsy, 7-year-old daughter of the
Downings, has a broken right arm.
Columbus Grove. Phone 43-R-5.
O. C. Burkholder,
Service bulls Shorthorns
Brown Swiss $1.50 Guernseys, Jer
seys and Herefords $1.00, plus 5
cents per mile one w’ay.
b. and Bang tested. Ten bulls in
service. C. N. Long & Son.
Ada Red 1360.
For sale—Stock calves at
sale stable. N. P. Steiner.
For sale—Jersey cow, fresh soon.
Mrs. S. S. Huber, 5 miles south on
For sale—Draft stallion mare com
ing 3 yrs. od Model roadster Sam
son tractor, both in good running or
der, reasonably priced also trained
coon hounds. Ed Price, Arlington, O.
For sale—Five Purebred Duroc
boars and gilts also White Leghorn
cockerels direct Gasson breeding. N.
F. Steiner & Son, Bluffton phone.
For sale—Shropshire rams. Jacob
Schnegg, east of town on Route 103.
For sale—8 weaning pigs. Walter
Augsberger, 3 miles north of Beaver
For sale—Good purebred Duroc
boars and gilts, immuned. D. P. Dil
ler, 4 miles west of Bluffton.
For sale—Young Spotted male hog,
reasonably priced. E. P. Steiner.
For sale—Purebred Holstein bull
6 weeks old. Levi Althaus.
For sale—10 pigs. Amos Basing
er, 3% miles southwest of town.
For pale—50 head good pigs, avg.
50 lbs. Cyrus Burkholder, mile
east of Beaverdam and 1 mile south.
For sale—2 Duroc spring male
hogs. E. J. Marquart, 1 mile west
of Beaverdam on Lincoln.
For sale—7 Hereford heifers wt.
500 lbs. Joe Powell, 2 miles south
and 2 miles east of town.
Poultry Worm Powder
(a flock treatment)
Stock Tonic (a good condi
tioner for all live stock)
Hog Special (a splendid
tonic for hogs)
Dip and Disinfectant
Sidney s Drug Shop
Miss Ruth Bixel and Evan Som
mers, students at Ohio State univer
sity were home Saturday at their re
spective homes. Miss Bixel left early
Sunday morning for Columbus where
she was to play for the University M.
M. E. church.
Vila's Niswander, well-known Pan
dora jeweler has opened up a jewelry
store in Columbus Grove. The store
is being operated by Mrs. Niswander
with the exception of Saturday when
Mr. Niswander is there.
Rev. Daniel J. Unruh, the pastor of
the St. John Mennonith church spoke
at the father and son banquet spon
sored by the vocational agriculture
department of the Mt. Blanchard
schools at Mt. Blanchard on Friday
Henry Wherly well known Pandora
man has been quite ill since last Tues
day. His sister, Mrs. Regina Lemley
if taking care of him at the home of
Mrs. Joel Lehman is slowly improv
ing at her home in Pandora.
R. A. Krohn made a business trip to
Qhicago the latter-parL-of the week.
Mrs. Wilbert Zuereher entertained
the W. F. M. S. of the. M. EL church
Miss Harriet Krohn and Mrs. Mer
tie Reese are spending several days at
the home of Dr. Waldo Sutter and
family at Waterville.
Miss Lennie Wilis who resides in
Kentucky is visiting at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Clark.
Pandora won another football game
defeating Leipsic 52 to 0 last Friday
afternoon. Pandora closes the seas
on by playing their last game Satur
day afternoon with Columbus Grove
at Pandora. All those who want to
see the all-star Pandora team play
had better come or they will miss
The annual prince of Peace contest
was held Sunday night at the Grace
Miss Mary Haas who has spent the
past four years in Africa as a Mis
sionary, returned to her home last
Young People’s Bible Conference
The sixth annual Young People’s
Bible Confertnce will be held at the
St. John Mennonite church near Pan
dora from Thursday until Sunday of
this week. This conference which be
gan under the pastorate of Rev. Ed
gar Toevs, has featured some of the
best Bible teachers of this country
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THURSDAY, NOV. '9, 1939
and Canada. This year the Rev. Isaac
Page of Toronto, Canada is to be the
speaker. Dr. Page who is the field
secretary’ of the Middle W’est of the
China Inland Mission is much in de
mand as a Young People’s speaker, is
an instructive and helpful speaker,
with a message of vital Christianity.
The theme for the conference is an
nounced as the Pre-eminence of Christ
and the conference programs will cen
ter around that theme.
The Bluffton College Gospel Team
will have charge of the devotions at
each program and special music will
be provided by the Young People’s
Choir of the St. John church, the
Bluffton College Gospel Team, and the
Young People’s Choir of the First
Mennonite Church of Berne, Indiana.
The Conference will be held each
evening at 7:45 and three serivces on
Sunday at 10:30, 2:30 and 7:45. A
hearty invitation is extended to all.
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