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Tax Distribution This Week
To Town And School District
Bluffton will receive $3,596.07 and
the Bluffton school district $16,795.39
in the second 1939 settlement of real
public utility and inheritance
County Auditor Floyd B.
announced last Saturday,
distribution is being made
this week, and funds will be in thel
hands of the local districts shortly.
Beaverdam got $190.53 in the col
lection of the funds, and the Beaver
dam school district’s share was $4,
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gerdemanl boro.
C. A. Stoodt is spending a couplel
of weeks with Mr. and Mrs. Lester
Bittner at Sylvania.
Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Bowers of Col
umbus spent the week end with John
Bowers and son Arthur.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Oldaker of|
Columbus visited Friday with
former’s grandmother, Mrs. Jim
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Prosser
Thursday dinner guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Martin Breda at Lima.
Mrs. Cynthia Elliott entertained on
Thanksgiving day Mr. and Mrs. I. W.
Byerly, Ruby, Wilbur and Juanita
Byerly of Lima Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
Sneary, Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Roeder
and family of Delaware, Mr. and Mrs.l
Delmer Beery and children Carl andl
Delmer Jr., Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Van
Meter and family, and Mabel Hesser
of Lima.
Mrs. W. C. Lacock and children Al
len and Jane visited over the week
end with Mr. and Mrs. James Burke
at Youngstown.
Miss Elfa Gierhart of Marion spent
the week end with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Elzie Gierhart.
Inheritance tax collections amount-
p. ej Pearl Burket.
a| Mrs. Mary Guin
I ing Dav with her
93 rd
A family dinner was enjoyed
day at the home of Mr. and
Jacob Zeiders in honor of the
birthday anniversary of Mrs. Zeiders. I
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs.I
Jacob Zeiders, Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Kil-|
gore, Columbus Mr. and Mrs. John|
Zeiders, Findlay Mrs. Mae Zeiders,|
Columbus Grove Mr. and Mrs. Noel|
Kilgore and daughter, Nancy, Colum-|
bus Mr. and Mrs. Olen Kilgore and|
son Bob, Columbus, Mr. and Mrs. Ed-|
ward Duda, Akron Mr. and Mrs.|
Frank Zeiders who are wintering in|
Florida were the only members of the|
immediate family who were not pres-|
ent. Mr. and Mrs. Zeiders will ob-l
serve their 68th wedding anniversaryi
Dec. 7. Mr. Zeiders will be 89 years I
old Dec. 14. I
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Walthers and
family of Findlay were Friday guests| It not WHO is right, but WHAT isl
of Mrs. Mae Bailey. right that is the important thing in
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bowers were this life.
for that tough spot
Thursday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Suit for $1,500 damages was in
George Bowers and family at Colum-ptituted against Ivan Clements, of
I. Grove
Mr. and Mrs. T. V. Stirn were| L. E. Cook and dau-l Pleas court last week by Helen
Thanksgiving Day guests of the lat-| hters Maxine and Helen spent Sun-| Stettler, of Findlay.
ter’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Kim-|dav with Mr. and Mrs. Russell Bow-| The claimant charges Clements
er at Kalida. |ers at payne I drove onto the Dixie highway from
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rader and dau-1 Mr and Mrs. Carl Weaver and son| a station southwest of Fmd-|
ghter, Joan, spent a few days the past I Gary of Fremont visited over thel on Fee. 26, 1938, an a is
week with relatives at Columbus. 1 week end with Mrs. Della Weaver and| au^° collided with a car w ic
Mrs. Ella Andrews accompanied herl Mrs Lillie Anderson and daughter,! she was ridin£- In-iuri^s received in
granddaughter Miss Ruth Andrews of|Carol I the crash are the basis for the $1,5W
Circleville to the Earl Andrews home I Mr and Mrs. Sam Varvel, Pauli dama£e claim
in Leipsic where she enjoyed thel Stratton and Orville Varvel enjoyedl
Thanksgiving holidays. I the Thanksgiving holidays at Hills-
spent Thursday in Delphos and at-l Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bassett and fam-1 OUCCa I
tended the wedding of Rita Pohlman,| yv and pud Lombard enjoved a dinner)
a sister of Mrs. Genieman. Lafayette, Thursday given by the N.swa^ader, fonuerly■ rf
Mr. and Mrs. R. I. Dally of Arling-I Jarkson Township Grange. Bluffton, has sold the Master Storel Funcra] service
ton and Mrs. Wm. Hope of Miami,| Mrs. chas. Gcbert of Detroit Jin Ottawa, of which he was pro-lgaret Musser Platz
Florida, called on friends here Wed-| spf.ndi„K a feK days with her mother,h^etor and manager, to the Neu- Bluffton resident, h.
nesday afternoon. MPrs M’nie Marshall. hausser Chlck Hatcheries of Napol- EMiartj lnd was
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Andersonl Mr and Mrs. Loren Bassitt of Bowl- “n, "’as ““O™*1 last week- Iter Huber, of this
and family, and Mrs. R. C. Dally! jnR Green were Sunday visitors of Mr.l Niswander expects to remain in I Mrs. Musser had li
spent Thursday at Bowling GreenL„d Mrs. Albert Mayberry. Ottawa, assisting the new owners in f()r ma„y years at
with relatives. I Mr. and Mrs. Russell Jones of To- operation of the chick and poultry died Monday night
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Potee andl led Mr and Mrs. Prankiin Bushey feed bosiness he launched. I Survivors include
family of Bluffton were dinner guests! of Warrcn spent the week end withl He expects to devote most of hislMrs. Jobn Moore, oi
on Thursday of Mrs. Nora Eckenwiler.l Mr and Mrs Sam Bushey. |time’ however- t0 promoting andlMrs. B. J. Myers.
Robert Piper of Elwood, Ind., is vis-1 Mr and Mrs. W. M. Kollars of De-1 looking after the interests of thelJeWel| and Mrs. Cly.li
iting this week at the home of Mr. troiti m^j,., were Sunday dinner)ottawa Missionary church, which he I Eikhart, Ind. five
and Mrs. Vernon Foltz. guests of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Duldner.| helped to establish. I Platz, of Toledo John
La Point of Lima.
Curtis Folk and
of Columbus and Mrs. Paul Johnson
of Findlay, called on relatives and
friends in Rawson, Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Trask spent| bert Luginbuhl and son of Detroit
■(Thanksgiving with Mr. and Mrs.
son Trask and family of Findlay'•
Chairman Of Allen o!tNo7*!k
Commissioners £ies|
Richland township received $1,-|Ien county board of commissioners,! and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Wimer
576 60- Monroe township got $1,-|died at his home in Lixna Sunday’I Badertscher and daughter and Mr.
-J V^’and Jackson township’s share| following an illness of a year. I and Mrs. Sam Badertscher and son
w s $16,?9 84 I Funeral services were held Wed'| spent Sunday evening with Mr. and
'^Lafav^te got $318.15, and the La-| nesday morning in St. Rose Catholic I Mrg Edwin Niswander and family,
favette’ school district, $8,596.48. I church. O’Connor was active in Lima! Mr and Mrs. Marion Hochstettler
T.-tviknhn,, 15 270 47Icivic affairs was a Past master of I and Mr. and Mrs. Amos Gerber were
In nthe ♦pa’fnr the countv general!the Lima Lions club’ and a member| Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
7“d trtheTnd Retire of A11“ C°unt' Historical S»- George Bixler o( Ft. Wayne.
fund JoS 934.04 ‘he “nd ”t,ra ciety. Mr. and Mrs. Ray„,o„d Schaublin
ment fund, and $6,759.76 to the „f Columbus Mr. and Mrs. Brown of
\$1,500 Damage Suit
Bluffton, in Hancock county common
[Gideon Niswander
Richland Center
I Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Miller and
Mr. and Mrs. Elias Fellabaum ofl family spent Sunday in Springfield.
Charleston, W. Va., were Saturday) Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Badertscher
evening dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.I an(] daughter were Thanksgiving din-1 Corn loans
Sunday callers in the home of Mr.l Mrs. Sidney Balmer and infant dau-l
and Mrs. O. E. Palmer were J. D.l ghter have returned home after spend-l
Runkle of Cincinati Mr. and Mrs. M.l jng the past several weeks with herl
I E. Hopkins of Findlay and Mrs. Maryl parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Wingate. I
I Guin. Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Gratz and Mr.l
and Mrs. Russell Schaublin and dau-|
ghter Patsy Ann were Thanksgiving)
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Waldo)
VERY holiday gift list has its hard
to fill spot. Why not fill it with a gift
subscription to The Bluffton News, the
gift that will continue for a whole year.
Also Money-saving club offers with mag
azines and daily papers.
With each subscription we will supply
an attractive holiday card announcing the
gift and the donor.
I ner guests of her parents, Mr. and I modify Credit Corp,
spent Thanksgiv-I Mrs. Glen Hathaway and family. I the commercial
sister, Mrs. Fredl Mr. and Mrs. Brice Main and sons I the rate of 57
I Charles and Harold spent Friday) the 1939 crop, it was
daughter Marian| evening with Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mar-1 week in Washing!
quart and sons. I The Agricultural
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Luginbuhl and I of 1938 provides tl
son of Cleveland Mr. and Mrs. Her-|be 70 per cent of
corn if the Novem
Nel-1 Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Luginbuhl ofl exceeds a normal
I Dayton Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Coon I consumption and ex
Mr .and Mrs. Ray Aurand and fam-| of Millersburg, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. I than 10 per cent.
ily of oTledo, -were week end guests I Courtenay and daughters of Lima and! This year’s estm
of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Willoby and I Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Grant and sonloOO bushels. With
family. I were week end guests of their par-1 of com estimat'd
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Runkle of Cin-|ents ,Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Luginbuhl I bushel, 70 per cent of the
cinnati and Mr. and Mrs. Will Beach)anj SOn John. Mr. and Mrs. Ray-157 cents.
of Continental, were Sunday guests ofl mond Schaublin of Columbus were I Loans will be made
Mrs. M. L. Crist. I Sunday afternoon callers. Ito farmers in the commercial corn
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Robert, Mr. I Mr. and Mrs. George Eisenbeck of I area who in 1939 did not exceed their
and Mrs. John Aurand and sons John I Pandora were Thanksgiving' dinner I corn acreage allotments.
and Ted of Findlay and Mr. and Mrs. I guests at the Amos Gerber home. I Loans will be available from De
Ray Aurand and family of Toledo,! Mr. Ernest Hall has returned home I cember 1, 1939, to March 31, 1940,
were Sunday dinner guests of Mr.I from the Lima Memorial hospital I and will fall due August 1, 1940. In
and Mrs. Robert Willoby and family.I where he has been taking treatments, I case of farm storage, the farmer
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wiseley and dau-l but is still bedfast. I agrees to store the corn for at least
ghters of Findlay were Thanksgivingl Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Zimmerman I 75 days after the due date of the
day dinner guests in the L. B. Folk! and daughter were Thanksgiving din-| ioan.
home. I ner guests at the H. P. Zimmerman
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cramer and fam-|home.
ily spent Thanksgiving with Mr. andl y
l| Mrs. Charles Gaeth of Oak Harbor,I Melvin spent Sunday evening withl corn shall be 2’ cubic feet of
Michigan. I Mr. and Mrs. Russell Leiber and sons.) testing not more than 16% per
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Otto and Mrs.I Mr. and Mrs. Sam Bame and dau-l moisture content.
James Sommers spent Thanksgivingl ghter Mary Ellen were Sunday dinner!
day with Mr. and Mrs. Burdette Ottol guests of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gerberl
of near Findlay. I and family. I
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sharp and|
j-u. ner guests at the Amos
and Martin Platz, all
home. Afternoon callers were: Mr.l
and Mrs. Homer Niswander and fam-
William B. O’Connor, Lima insur-|dy and j^rs Eya Dy|man.
ance man and chairman of the Al-| and Mrs. Wayne Zimmerman
I Pandora Mr. and Walter Schaub-
Of Crash\™Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rhoads, Miss
Mae Belle Amstutz, Harold Stevens,
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Gratz and son
Delbert and Mr. and Mrs. Dwight
Dailey and sons were Thanksgiving
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Clousen of Bowling Green.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Yuks of Lima
were Thanksgiving dinner guests at
the Amos Luginbuhi home. Supper
guests were Mr. and Mrs. Donald Dill
man and Mrs. Ella Dillman.
Sells Ottawa Store\flites At Elkhart For
Mnttnnret Pldt^
Mrs. Mar
93, former
last Friday at
nded by Ches-
ed in Elkhart
hich place she
last week.
mr daughters,
’ontiac, Mich.
rs. Berton M.
Fuller, all of
sons, Joseph
Milo, Harvey
of Elkhart.
Corn Loan Rate
Set At 57 Cents
by the Com
to farmers in
area will be at
per bushel
at the loan shall
parity price for
jer crop estimate
year’s domestic
ports by not more
ate is 2,591,000,
the parity price
cents a
parity is
this rate
Loans will not be made on corn
with a moisture content greater than
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Marquart and son I 20% per cent, and. a bushel of ear
There is perennial nobleness
even sacredness in work—Carlisle.
Office Hours: 8:30-10 A. M.
1-3 P. M. 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
Eyesight Specialists
Open Evenings
Citizens Bank Bldg., Bluffton
Savings & Loan Bldg., Ada
0 matter how stormy
the weather may be
or how bad the fire
may rage our Comprehen
sive Policy will insure your
home and household goods
against all losses caused by
fil e and w ind.
Our insurance is as good
as the best and better than
the rest.
Try us for friendly Service
Phone 363-W
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Long and
daughter of near Loudenville were
Friday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
F. C. Marshall and family.
Miss Beatrice Cupp, student nurse
at State Hospital in Toledo and
Lowell Lehman of New London spent
the week end with Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Cupp and family.
Mrs. Mary Sylvester who has
spent several weeks in the home of
her son Harvey in Ft. Wayne, re
turned to her home here last Thurs
Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Smith and
son Kent of Tontogany were guests
of Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Cupp and
daughter Edythe for Thanksgiving
Mrs. Alice Harsh was a Thanks
giving Day guest in the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Rose Witte in Colum
bus Grove.
Mr. and Mrs. William Augsburger
of Bluffton Mr. and Mrs. Hiram
Augsburger and children of Lafay
ette, Herbert and Ralph Marshall of
Columbus took dinner Thanksgiving
day with Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Mar
shall and sons Kenneth and Don.
Mrs. D. C. Campbell and daughter
Elizabeth attended a meeting of the
New Century Club held in the home
of Mrs. George Jones in Columbus
Grove where the latter furnished
cello music for the program.
The M. E. Missionary society will
hold their December meeting in the
home of Mrs. Ed Dunlap Wednesday
afternoon of next week with the fol
lowing program: Service of Wor
ship—Mrs. Clifford Fruchey Text
book Study, Chapter III, Mrs. Lucille
Beery The Giver of Gifts, Mrs. Lena
Rockhill, Mrs. Mae Foley, Mrs. Osa
Reams, Mrs. Naomi LaRue, Mrs.
Gladys Beemer, Mrs. Anna Van
Meter Christmas Carols.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Marshall and
Mr. and Mrs. Orlo Marshall attended
the annual covered dish dinner of the
Bluffton O. E. S. Past Matrons and
Past Patrons held in the home of
Miss Ruth Durkee
Tuesday evening.
in Beaverdam
Mr. and Mrs. E.
daughter Ruth, Mr.
Marr and daughter Phyllis and Mr,
E. Freet and
and Mrs. Leon
and Mrs. Paul Fisher of Oaklander,
Ind., were Thanksgiving day guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Freet.
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford
family spent Sunday in
Mr. and Mrs. Chris
Mr. and Mrs. J. C.
week end guests of
Irene and Eugene
were Sunday afternoon
Fruchey and
the home of
Gratz near
Begg were
relatives in
callers in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Freet
and daughter Ruth.
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Marshall and
son Robert and Mr. A. H. Marshall
spent Sunday with Miss Madeline
Bixel in Pandora and her friend Miss
Carrie Beichler of Rittman.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Badertscher
and Mr. and Mrs. Al Burns and son
Robert of Crawfordsville, Ind., and
Mr. and Mrs. Laverne Badertscher
and daughter Beth Ann spent Sun
day in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Otto Badertscher. Mr. and Mrs. Levi
Althaus and daughter Anita w-ere
afternoon callers.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Cupp and
daughter Nancy Jane of Findlay
were Friday evening dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Cupp and daugh
ter Edythe.
Mr. and Mrs, Clifford Fruchey and
sons were entertained in the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Cloyce Kidd Thanks
giving day.
Mr. Herman Tschiegg of Dayton
spent Saturday with his mother, Mrs.
Eugene Tschiegg.
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Marshall and
son Robert were guests in the home
Twenty-one Shopping Days Until Christmas
decide now to make your Christmas giving this year
combine beauty and usefulness something which the
whole family may enjoy—and use.
housefurnishings which enhance the attractiveness
and charm of the home will do this as nothing else can.
our three floors filled with up-to-date stocks, give
you an unexcelled selection at prices which will be well with
in your holiday gift budget.
Basinger’s Furniture Store
THURSDAY, NOV. 30, 1939
of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Steiner in
Pandora Friday evening when they
entertained a group of cousins.
Miss LaDonna Campbell, student
at O. N. U. in Ada, came here Tues
day to spend a week’s vacation with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. C.
Gift Of $7,000 For
College Endowment
The Bluffton college administration
has announced a $7,000 endowment
gift has been received from Mr. and
Mrs. C. H. Musselman, who have
made numerous contributions to the
school, foremost of which was the
Musselman library.
The couple reside in Biglersville,
Pa., where Mr. Musselman is owner
of a large plant manufacturing food
products. They are members of the
Mennonite church and are deeply in
terested in the welfare of Bluffton
college and the furtherance of Chris
tian education.
According to Dr. Samuel K. Mosi
man, President Emeritus, the Mus
selman Library w’as donated
college in 1929 for three
mental purposes: for general
tion to further international
and to develop the Mennonite history.
to the
The latest endowment gift, which
brings the total contributions of Mr.
and Mrs. Musselman to approximate
ly $125,000, will be placed in the
general endowment fund, President
Lloyd L. Ramseyer announced.
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