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THURSDAY, vOWY. 9, 1939
Mrs. Amy Berringer of Ada, Mr.?.
Margart Guider took Sunday dinner
with Mr. and Mrs. Carl McCafferty
and family.
Past week callers of 0. P. Hartman
and fanny were Mr. and Mrs. Cecil
Hartman and son, Mrs. Dora Mart
man and daughters, Miss May Stein
man and Mrs. Carl Kahili, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Grismor^ and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Moore and
family of Detroit, Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
Addie and son of Winsor, Canada,
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. W.
I. More.
Mrs. Chas. Hall and daughter call
ed at the W. I. Moore home Saturday.
When you need...
Hy-6radc Dairy Milk
Dari-Rich Chocolate
Mrs. O. P. Hartman, Mrs. Henry
Grismore and naughters called at the
A. F. Van Horn and Ernest Evers
homes, Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Kingler and son
Clyde called Sunday afternoon on
Mrs. Sarah Crist and Mrs. Rose Elsire
at the Hiram Klingler home in Ada.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Montgomery
and family, Mrs. Hattie Turner and
Ben Dally took Sunday evening din
ner at the W. L. Hilty home, it being
in honor of Betty Ann’s birthday, dau
ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hilty.
Don’t forget Dr. Scholl’s foot
comfort demonstration at W. H.
Gratz store this Wednesday after
noon and evening.
See our bank about it. Every day
people talk to us about all kinds of
money matters. We try to know and
understand what people want and
hope to do. We wish to help when
ever we can. That’s what we’re
here for.
This bank will be closed all day on
Saturday, Nov. 11, Armistice Day,
a legal holiday.
The Citizens National Bank
Don't fret....
you men disappointed in Bluffton
going dry you can still have that
it9s better for you.
tiy-Grado Dairy
Paul Detwiler, Prop.
Buying Rubber Footwear for the family is sometimes quite
a problem. It’s easily solved when you buy BALL-BAND
Footwear for the entire family. The extra wear, comfort and
style you receive costs so little that you actually savo money
when you wear BALL-BAND. Outfit your family with
BALL-BAND Footwear now and look for the famous Red
Ball trade-mark—it means satisfaction to you and your family.
A Complete Line of Ball-Band
B. F. BIERY, Business Mgr.
C. A. BIERY, Editor
Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio,
by the Bluffton News Publishing and
Printing Co.
Subscription rates: $2.00 per year
in U. S. payable in advance.
Entered as second class matter at
the postoffice at Bluffton, Ohio,
under the Act of March 3, 1879.
Miss Roberta Biery, student in Ob
erlin college spent the week end here
at her home.
Just received a lot of new furni
ture. See it at the Echo Feed store,
123 S. Main St.
Guns and amunition for the hunting
season. Everything you will need at
Greding’s hardware.
Mrs. Albert Deppler who fell at her
home four weeks ago is now able to
be up and around the house.
Special sale—12 dozens of extra
quality print dresses at the low price
of 87 cents each at Gratz’s dry goods
Mrs. Bertha Matter and son Rol
land visited at the home Mr. and Mrs.
Calvin Leiber and family of Beaver
dam, Sunday.
Don’t forget Dr. Scholl’s foot
comfort demonstration at W. H.
Gratz store this Wednesday after
noon and evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Orie Tool spent
Monday night at the home of Mrs.
Louisa Wetherill and Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. Ruggly and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Core and dau
ghter Linda Lee of Lima returned
home after spending the past week
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ern
est Gratz.
Johnson’s Car-nu cleans and pol
ishes your car in one easy applica
tion. You’ll like it, 58c per pint at
Basinger’s furniture store. tf
Oliver Locher who underwent a
major operation at St. Luke’s hospi
tal in Cleveland this fall has been
removed to his home here where he
is convalescing nicely.
Miss Sarah Amstutz who was tak
ing care of Mrs. Sam Balmer the past
summer returned to her home Satur
day for several weeks. Mrs. Balmer
is somewhat improved.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Coon entertained
Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. Max Miller,
of Findlay Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth
Black, of Lima and Mr. and Mrs.
Herbert Coon, of Millersburg.
Mr .and Mrs. Richard Core and
daughter Linda Lee of Lima, Mr. and
Mrs. Wilford Gratz and Mr. and Mrs.
Ernest Gratz were Sunday guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Gratz and son.
Mule Hide door mats 50c value,
special sale only 10 cents while they
last. Steinman Bros. Lumber Co.
Fried turtle suppers 25c fried frog
legs 50c, every Tuesday and Satur
day night, 7:30 p. m. also entertain
ment Bill’s Tavern, Jenera. tf
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Bowyer, Mr. and
Mrs. Otto Amstutz, Mr. and Mrs. Wil
ford Gratz and Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Schaublin and daughter Rachel spent
Friday evening at the Ernest Gratz
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Lictenwalter
and Mr. and Mrs. Levi Hauenstein
returned Sunday night from a motor
trip to Chicago where they spent the
week end visiting relatives and
Don’t forget Dr. Scholl’s foot
comfort demonstration at W. H.
Gratz store this Wednesday after
noon and evening.
Stated communication, Bluffton
Masonic lodge, Monday night at 7:30
o’clock. Work in E. A. degree. Elec
tion of officers. Refreshments.
Harold Kennedy, W. M. G. R. Bo
gart, Sec.
Mrs. Katherine Badertscher, reg
istered nurse is convalescing at the
hospital here from injuries including
a crushed vertebrae as the result of
a fall down the cellar stairs at her
home on South Jackson street.
Lovely—Those new samples of up
holstering materials. Make your se
lection today and let us re-upholster
your furniture. Pickup and delivery
service. Murray Upholstering shop,
Washington and Thurmafi Sts. Phone
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Kauffman re
turned Monday from a two week’s vis
it with their daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
J. A. James in Michigan. While there
tey attended a party given by the
Jollytimers and also a housewarming
of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Squires.
Extra qulity print dresses, sizes
36 to 44 and 14 to 20 at 87 cents
each. Girls’ dresses 7 to 14 at 77
cents each at Gratz’s dry goods
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schaublin and
daughter Rachel entertained Sunday:
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sargent and son
Melin of Columbus Grove Mr. and
Mrs. Glen Zimmerly and sons, Mrs.
John iZmmerly and Mr. and Mrs.
Russell Schaublin and daughter Patsy
Mr. and Mrs. Roland Bixler who
have been visiting their parents here
since the latter part of last month,
left the first of the week for New
Haven, Conn., where they will reside.
Mr. Bixler, recently resigned his
position as director of publications
of the National Exchange club with
headquarters in Toledo to accept a
position as director of advertising,
marketing and office management of
J-B-T Instruments Incorporated, a
new manufacturing concern which
will market electrical industrial in
For best results, feed your poultry
and Livestock Echo Feeds. Echo
Feed store.
D. E. Huffman of Rawson, sealer
of weights and measures, called on
friends here Saturday.
Mr .and Mrs. Eli Deppler returned
Friday evening from a two week’s
motor trip thru the south and east.
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Ludwig of Lima
visited Sunday at the home of her
mother ,Mrs. Chas. Ludwig of Bent
ley road.
Dr. J. S. Steiner, Leland Sechler
and Rolland Stratton are on a hunt
ing expedition in the woods of
northern Ontario, Canada. They are
hunting deer and bear.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Campbell and
family of Lima and Mr. and Mrs.
Myron Reichenbach and Mr. and Mrs.
Karl Gable were Sunday guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Levi Gable of South
Jackson street.
Tone up your livestock and poultry
with Dr. LeGear’s stock and poultry
prescription. Echo Feed store.
Miss Besse Patrick of Dayton spent
the week end with her mother, Mrs.
Minnie Patrick of North Jackson
street. Miss Patrick is public health
nurse of the Miamisburg district.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Core and
daughter of Lima, Ivan Clements of
McComb and Mr. and Mrs. Clayton
Harkess were dinner guests at the
Lester Binkley home here Thursday
Mrs. Mary Wenzinger, Mrs. Emma
Cronin, Mrs. John Fell and daughter
Ann of Findlay and Mrs. Geo. Schmidt
spent Sunday afternoon at the home
of Mrs .Anna Groman of South Jack
son street.
It’s none too early to shop for that
most personal of all gfts—your pho
tograph. A setting now will solve
some of your most trying gift prob
lems and solve them economically, too
The Neu-Art Studio.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Oehrli and Mrs.
J. J. Hamilton spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. Alfred Hedges of near La
fayette. Mr. and Mrs. Hedges are
pioneer residents of that district and
nearly eighty years of age.
The following removals by Diller
ambuance: Mrs. Clelland Amstutz
and infant son of Pandora from Bluff
ton hospital to the home of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Huber south
of Bluffton Mrs. Edw. Cooper and in
fant son from Bluffton hospital to
their home north of Mt. Cory Mrs.
Noah Moser from her home north of
Beaverdam to Bluffton hospital.
Evangelistic services at Olive
Branch each evening this week, be
ginning at seven forty-five.
Mr. and Mrs. Rolland Koontz and
daughter Martha and Mrs. Anna
Koontz called on Robert Koontz in
the Mercy Hospital at Toledo, Sun
day afternoon, and at the Rev. T. J.
Koontz home in Wallbridge.
Rev. Hilliard Camp and N. R.
Elzay called at the M. J. Stratton
home Monday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Fisher spent
Sunday evening at the Henry Wilch
Mrs. Ivan Montgomery, daughter
Joan, son Billie Joe spent Sunday
afternoon at the A. J. Nonnamaker
and M. J. Stratton homes.
Mrs. Dorotha Basinger, daughter
Janet, Mrs. Golda Nonnamaker and
daughter Kaye spent Friday after
noon in Lima.
Mrs. Ruth Steinman, Mrs. Golda
Nonnamaker and daughter Kaye and
Mrs. Anna Koontz called at the C.
J. Christman home in Findlay, Tues
day afternoon.
Callers at the M. J. Stratton home
during the past week included: Mrs.
John Battles, Mr. and Mrs. C. W.
Klingler and family, Mr. and Mrs.
B. J. Stratton and family, Mr. John
Warren, Mrs. W. W. Scothorn, Mr.
J. T. Bell, Harold Bell, Mr. and Mrs.
Horace Stratton, Miss Bessie Fisher,
Miss Bettie Edinger, Miss Lillian
Koontz, Jimmy Dray, Mrs. Anna
Koontz, Misses Mabel and Merilyn
Battles, Miss Thelma Marquart, Mr.
and Mrs. Howard Basinger, daugh
ter Charlene of Pandora, Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Moore and family of
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Nonnamaker
and family spent Sunday afternoon
at the Ami Nonnamaker home.
Mrs. Lucinda Koontz and Mrs.
Francy Nonnamaker spent Wednes
day with Edwin and Charles Non
The Orange Township 4-H club
were heard over the Radio, Monday
evening from Columbus. Ladonna
Hartman and Ida Mae Arnold were
among the ones on the air from this
Bluffton High gridders have a
good chance to break their extended
losing streak when they meet Lima
Shawnee Friday night on the Har
mon field gridiron, in the Pirates
closing tilt of the season.
Shawnee’s season record is worse
than that of Bluffton, and the Pi
rates will go into the fray with the
dopesters giving them a slight ad
On the basis of comparative scores
Bluffton has the edge. Shawnee lost
to Pandora, a team that the Pirates
defeated, and Celina walloped the
Indians, 50 to 0, Bluffton having
Coining Wedding
Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. McElroy
announce the approaching mar. lage
of their daughter Vemice Kathryn, to
Richard J. Pavio.i, son of Mr. and
j»’rs. Roland M. Dav’Vs of Vaughns
The wedding will be solemnized
Friday evening, November 24 at 7:30
o’clock at the South Main street home
of the bride-elect. Rev. R. C. Hurley,
pastor of the Elida Methodist church
will officiate.
Miss McElroy has selected her only
sister, Mrs. Marjorie Evans of Bing
hamton, N. Y., as her matron of honor
and only attendant. Byron F. Davies
of Bloodale, brother of the bridegroom
will be best man.
High School To Close Season In
Tilt With Shawnee Here Friday
Church Wedding
Announcement has been made of
the approaching marriage of Miss
Norma Luginbuhl, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Cal Luginbuhl to Myron
Luginbill, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J.
Luginbill which will take place on
Wednesday, November 22 at the Eben-'
ezer Mennonite church west of Bluff-1
Presbyterian Missionary Society
The Presbyterian Missionary so
ciety will hold its annual guest night
at the home of Mrs. R. L. Triplett
this Wednesday night.
Alice Freeman Club
The Alice Freeman club met last
Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Clay
ton Bixel. The question: Resolved
that billboard advertising should be
outlawed in Ohio, was the subject of
a debate between Mrs. Edwin Amstutz
and Mrs. R. A. Lantz
Legion Auxiliary
The American Legion auxiliary will
meet at the Legion hall next Tues
day night at 8 o’clock.
Mrs. W. A. Amstutz represented
West Ohio classis at a national con
ference of the Woman’s Guild of the
Evangelical and Reformed churches
held in Cleveland from Wednesday un
til Friday of the past week.
Amico Club
The Amico club met with Mrs. Bess
Goodman, Friday night. Following
the program bunco was payed with
Estella Core receiving first prize and
Gynth Watkins the club prize. The
club will meet with Gynyth Watkins
on Nov. 17 with Esther Kirkland in
charge of the program.
Style Show
The Future Homemakers of Bluff
ton high school will sponsor a style
show next Wenesday night at 7:30
o’clock in the high school cafeteria.
There will be a showing of dresses
made in home economic classes, also
a playlett “Abigail’s Print Shop’’ fol
lowed by a silver tea in the home
economics room. Anyone interested
is invited.
G. H. M. C. Meets
Mrs. Ross Irwin opened her home
to the Gertrude Hoy Missionary Cir
cle of the St. John’s Evangelical
Reformed church Monday evening
for their November meeting.
The program was based on the
theme, “We Follow Thee”. Follow
ing the service of worship Mrs.
Herman Badertscher reviewed the
third chapter of the study book
“Homeland Harvest”.
The December meeting will be held
December 11 at the Marden Basinger
home with Thelma Basinger as
hostess and Marilla Burns as as
sistant hostess.
Bridal Shower and Announcement
In honor of Mrs. Margaret Jones
Herr, a recent bride, Miss Naomi
Welty entertained Tuesday night at
a shower at her home, assisted by
Miss Bernice Matter.
The evening was spent in needle
work and playing rook, prizes being
won by Misses Ethelyn Oyer and
Theda Hankish. Following refresh
ments, the bride received many use
ful gifts. Inscribed on favors was
announcement of the engagement of
Miss Cleora Hofer and Henry
Invited guests were: Misses Carol
Cookson. Wanda Eversole, Rachel
Criblez, Ruth Steiner, Marcella Nis
wander, Theda Hankish, Ethelyn
Oyer, Pearl Keifer, Frieda Jean
Klay, Cleora Hofer and Dorothy
lost to the same team 33 to 0. Ada
beat Shawnee 31 to 0, and edged
Bluffton, 13-9.
Since winning their opening game
of the season, Bluffton has lost seven
in a row, while looking alternately
good and bad. This week, however,
it is expected that the Dillermen will
come back into their own, and close
the season successfully.
Advance indications point to Shaw
nee having a bigger team than that
put on the field by Bluffton, but re
ports indicate that the locals are
more versatile and consequently have
a slight edge.
Farm Advisory Councils Meet
A joint meeting of Farm Bureau
advisory councils of Richland and
Orange townships, Pandora and
Gomer will be held next Tuesday
night at 8 o’clock in the high school
No Hunting
The undersigned will positively
permit no hunting or trespassing on
their farms:
Mrs. S. S. Motter 28
Boyd Clapper 28
Bluffton College Farm.
Allen county sales tax collections
last week amounted to $6,372.73, an
aggregate since Jan. 1 of $344,141.93,
according to County Treasurer Byron
H. Dershem.
Everything that is worth while has
a fence around it—but there are al
ways a gate and a key.
“No hunting” signs 5c each 6 for
25c at Bluffton News office. tf
Wanted—Flocks for hatching eggs,
Buff Orpingtons, White and Black
Giants, Black Minorcas, R. I. Reds.
Steiner’s Hatchery.
Wanted—Full or part time general
office work by experienced woman.
Inquire News office.
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—Corn, wheat, oats, soy
beans. Watch for special opening
of our remodeled mill. Master Feed
Wanted—Middle aged lady who
understands elderly folks, for light
housekeeping and perhaps some care.
Address reply to News, Box A.
For rent—2 sleeping rooms for
girls, will furnish breakfast if desir
ed. Inquire News office.
For rent—5 room house on East
College Ave. Inquire News office.
For sale—Apples: Grimes Golden,
Red and Golden Delicious. Edwin
Lugibihl, 2^ miles north on College
road and mile east. tf
For sale—Apples, different va
rieties Irish Cobbler No. 2 potatoes
60c per hundred lbs. Menno Schu
macher, 3 miles northwest of
town. 28
For sale—Winter apples and fresh
cider 15c per gallon special price by
barrel. Augsburger Fruit farm. Bluff
ton phone 684-W. tf
For sale—Apples: Belleflower, De
licious, Grimes Golden, and other
varieties also potatoes. Clarence
Steiner, Bluffton phone. tf
For sale—Nice lot of Arbor Vitae,
Scotch Pine, Chinese Elm and a few
flowering shrubs. B. V. Mann, 2
miles north and 1 mile west of
Ada. 28
For sale—Barn frame 24 by 28 ft.
Good for covered barnyard. J. J. Lug
inbuhl, Beaverdam.
For sale—English Leghorn and
White Rock pullets. Warren Guyton,
Alger, Ohio. Intersection Routes 30
S. and 69. 29
For sale Turkeys ready for
Thanksgiving, alive or dressed. Wm.
Stevens, Col. Grove, Route 2.
mile west of Rockport. 29
For sale—Female for terrier pup.
Kermit Herr, 2 miles noth of town.
For sale—35 Buff Minorca yearling
hens, wormed and vaccinated, 60
each. Wm. Badertscher, 1 mile north
of Bluffton.
For sale—Cream enameled coal
range, cheap if sold at once. Inquire
Helen’s Hat shoppe.
For sale—Htj H. P. International
gasoline engine $5 also 75 White
Leghorn pullets, Gasson strain. Mrs.
Geo. Huber, Bluffton phone 542-T.
For sale—McCormick 4-roll husker.
Carl Kimmel, 1 mile south and mile
east of Orange Center.
For sale—South Bend Malleable
range. Inquire 210 N. Jackson.
For sale—Dressed chickens 4% to
6 lbs. live weight. Lloyd Van Meter,
Bluffton phone, Mt. Cory ex
change. 29
For sale—10 varieties good win
ter apples and nice canning pears at
special prices for limited time also
good home made apple butter and
vinegar. E. P. Steiner Fruit Farm
mile east of town.
For sale—Choice winter apples,
Stark Bros, variety at farmers’
prices. John Wilkins & Son, 141
Cherry St., or at farm 4H miles
southeast of Bluffton.
For sale—Gas range and washing
machine, in good condition and
priced right. Ralph Stearns, Bluff
ton phone.
For sale—50 Buff Ancona pullets.
Elizabeth Boutwell, P2 miles west
on Grove St. road.
For sale—Heatrola $5. See L.
Binkley, Railroad St.
Lost—Conklin pen between post
office and Cherry St. Finder return
to Rev. Chas. Armentrout.
Will pay straight salary $35 per
week, man or woman with auto, sell
Egg Producer to Farmers. Eureka
Mfg. Co., East St. Louis, Ill.
Fresh Lake Erie fish, plenty of
pickerel, dressed or boned free of
charge, every Thursday afternoon and
Friday. Kermit Herr at Niswander
& Herring bam.
Five From Here
To Exhibit Livestock
Five Bluffton area youths plan to
be among the exhibitors at the Cleve
land livestock exposition on Novem
ber 29 and 3. according to James H.
Warner, Allen county extension agent.
Fat cattle and lambs will be on ex
hibit and after prizes have been
awarded there will be an auction.
Among those planning to exhibit
are Dale Burdell Huber, of near Bluff
ton Verl and Paul Reichenbach and
Harold Andrews, all of near Beaver
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