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A. F. Albro, Pastor
9:30 Sunday school.
10:30 Morning worship.
7:00 p. m. Children’s meeting.
7:00 p. m. Young People’s society.
7:30 p. m. Evangelistic Service.
Wednesday, 8:00 p. m. Prayer
Saturday, 8:45 p. m. Street ser
H. T. Unruh, Pastor
7:00 p. m. The Christian Education
Committee will meet at 8:00 p. m.
The Church Council will hold its
regular monthly meeting.
9:00 a. m. Church school.
10:00 a. m. Morning worship.
6:00 p. m. Sharp—an all church
picnic dinner will be held on the
College field back of the Library.
Bring your basket and share the
hour with others. A short program
has been prepared.
7:30 p. m. A Union church sendee
will be held in the Presbyterian
church with Rev. Miller pastor of the
United Brethren church in Lima,
preaching the sermon.
E. G. Steiner, Pastor
9:30 Sunday school.
10:30 Sermon by the pastor.
7:30 Young People’s service that
is different—Young and old take
8:00 Thursday evening Bible study
and prayer.
Sunday services at 10:30 a. m.,
subject: “God.”
Testimonial meeting at 7:30 Wed
nesday evening.
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 reading
This society is a branch of the
Mother Church, the First Church of
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Christ Scientist, Boston, Mass.
Emil Burrichter, Pastor
Sunday school at 9:30 a. m.
Public worship at 10:30 a. m.
The W. M. S. meets Wednesday
evening, July 3rd with Mrs. Alma
Griffith at 8:00 o’clock.
St. John’s:
Public worship at 9:15 a. m.
Sunday school at 10:15 a. m.
Choir practice Thursday at 7:30
p. m.
The G. H. M. C. will meet with
Mrs. Lucille Frantz on July 8th at
8:00 o’clock.
Union services at the Presbyterian
church Sunday evening at 7:30 p. m.
J. A. Weed, Minister
9:00 to 11:00 a. m. Unified service:
Worship, Lesson study, Holy Com
munion. Meditation theme, “The
Remembered Savior.”
6:00 p. m. Epworth League devo
tional service.
7:30 p. m. Union service at Pres
byterian church. Sermon by Rev.
C. Elmer Miller, of First United
Brethren Church, Lima. Special
Tuesday, 5:00 to 7:30 p. m. “Little
America” Jitney. See announcement
Can we expect God to bless our
nation, if we, as individual citizens,
give Him only a minimum of time
for worship and only our left-over
bits of money and energy for His
service. Go to church next Sunday.
Charles M. Armentrout, Pastor
9:30 a. m. Communion service.
10:30 a. m. Sunday school, Mrs.
Walter Marshall, Supt.
7:30 p. m. Christian Endeavor.
Wednesday, July 10, The mission
ary society will meet.
9:30 a. m. Sunday school, Mr.
Norman Triplett, Supt.
10:50 a. m. Communion service.
7:30 p. m. Union service will be
held in the Presbyterian church.
Rev. J. W. Weed will be in charge
of the service.
From July 8 to 15, the young
people of the Toledo, Dayton, and
Lima Presbytery will hold their an
nual senior young people’s confer
ence on the Bluffton College campus.
The subject of the morning Com
munion service will be “The Keeping
of the Heart”. The public is cord
ially invited to attend the services of
the church.
P. A. Kliewer, Pastor
Women Mission Society meeting
2 p. m.
No services in the evening.
Sunday school 9:30 a. m.
Sermon 10:30 a. m. Text: “Where
is the' Lord God of Elijah.”
Christian Endeavorers 7:30 p. m.
Bible reading: Paul’s Letter to
Titus. 8:30 p. m.
W. L. Harmony, Pastor
9 a. m. Preaching Service.
10 a. m. Sunday school.
Reunion of the Christian Gratz
descendants will be held at Pandora
high school, Sunday, July 7.
Eighth annual reunion of the des
cendants of Christian Stettler will
be held at Richland Grange hall
south of Bluffton, Sunday, August 4.
Pres., Calvin Stettler Sec., Richard
The Christian Hilty reunion will
be held at Pandora park, Sunday,
August 4. Pres. Myron Hilty vice
pres., Herman Hilty sec., Fern Hilty
Date of the Sutter-Welty reunion
has been changed from August to
Sunday, July 7 on account of the
59th wedding anniversary of Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Welty, Sr., to be held at
Annual reunion of the Stauffer
family will be held at the Bluffton
I college gymnasium, Sunday, July 28.
i Isaac Stauffer, Pres., Howard Stauf
fer, secretary.
Service bulls delivered any time.
C. N. Long & Son, phone Ada Red
1360. tf
For sale—Good milk cow, your
choice of two. Albert Geiger,
Cherry St,
For sale—Spotted Poland China
gilt with 8 pigs three weeks old. Jesse
For sale—Fresh Jersey cow. Cal
Herr, 1 mile east and 1 mile south of
For sale—Young Shorthorn bulls.
J. C. Deppler & Son, Bentley Rd.
Wedding of Alfred Hirschler of
Philadelphia, son of Prof, and Mrs.
E. J. Hirschler of Bluffton, and
Miss Pauline Lutz, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Lester Miller of near
Spencerville took place Sunday after
noon at the home of the bride.
The ceremony was performed at
3:30 o’clock by the Rev. R. C. Hur
ley, of Elida, before an improvised
altar of summer flowers and green
ery, in the presence of the imme
diate families and close friends. The
couple w’as unattended. Preceding
the service Miss Marguerite Miller
played the Lohengrin Wedding
The bride wore a gown of pink
net, over matching taffeta, fashioned
with a shirred bodice and short
puffed sleeves, and the long full skirt
had panels of pink lace in the back.
She carried an arm bouquet of Briar
cliff roses and gypsophila, and wore
a cluster of the same flowers in her
hair. Her only ornament was a
strand of pearls, a gift from the
An informal reception followed the
ceremony, and later the couple left
for an eastern trip, after which they
will reside in Norwood, Philadelphia.
For traveling the bride wore a brown
and white costume, in redingote
style, with matching accessories.
The bride was graduated from Cen
tral high school in Columbus, and
Bowling Green State university. For
the past several years she was a
teacher at Horace Mann school.
Mr. Hirschler is a graduate of
Bluffton college and Ohio State uni
versity, and is employed as chemist
by the Sun Oil Co., in Philadelphia.
Prof. E. J. Hirschler, father of
the bridegroom was unable to at
tend the wedding ceremony on ac
count of illness. Prof. Hirschler who
has been ill for the past year is now
in Robinwood hospital, Toledo, for
Presbyterian Youth
Conference At College
More than 100 delegates from
Northwestern Ohio Presbyterian
Young Peoples organization will reg
ister on the Bluffton college campus
next Monday for a week’s conference
to discuss social problems and relig
This is the third year for the con
ference on the local college campus.
Delegates from Lima, Toledo and
Dayton Presbyteries will be in at
Opening next Monday, the confer
ence will continue until the following
Monday noon. Boys and girls at
tending the meet will be quartered
in the college dormitories, and class
rooms in the administration building
will be used by discussion grbups.
Rev. Guy Volpitto, of Loudonville,
will be the director in charge of the
conference. He will be assisted by
10 teachers.
Classes will be held each morning,
and afternoons will be devoted to re
creation, including baseball, tennis
and swimming. Outdoor vesper serv
ices on the campus, followed by wor
ship services in the chapel, will be
held each evening.
The conference here is one of three
held in Ohio for young people by the
Presbyterian church. The other two
are at Western college, Oxford, and
Wooster college, Wooster.
Bluffton Boy Scouts
In Camp For Week
Nineteen Boy Scouts left Sunday
for a scout camp situated on an
island in Sylvan Lake, near Rome
City, Ind.
Transportation of the scouts and
their equipment was furnished by
Carey Niswander.
Paul Wingate headed the scout
group as troop leader. Scouts going
included: Roger Howe, Kenneth
Oberly, Gordon Bixel, Jr., Maurice
Kohli, Robert Oberly, Denard Logan
bill, Robert Stratton, Richard Oberly,
Charles Trippiehorn, Harry Minck,
Varden Loganbill, William Mericle,
Otto Klassen, Bill Amstutz, John
Schmidt, Dean Nisw’ander, Raymond
On the island the scouts are housed
in screened cabins w’hich will elim
inate any danger from w’eather or
insects. Each cabin accommodates
eight boys.
Swimming at the camp is confined
to regular periods, supervised by ex
pert instructors.
A camp bank is maintained, pre
venting the loss of pocket money,
and candy sales are limited to 10
cents per day per scout.
A medical officer is in residence on
the island, and a physician is avail
able at all times.
Camp activities include swimming,
canoeing, archery, nature craft, boat
ing, woodcarving, leather craft, bird
hikes, games, star gazing, pageants,
Indian ceremonials, and merit badge
wrork. A court of honor is held
each period.
Visitors are welcome at the camp
any time. Daily mail service is main
tained with the mainland. Address
of the camp is Boy Scout Camp,
Rome City, Indiana.
African Tongues
Around 900 different tongues are
spoken by the various tribes in
Alfred Hirschler Golden Wedding
Married Sunday Rites In Church
Golden w’edding anniversary of Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Jackson was marked
by special services at St. Mary’s
Catholic church, held in their honor,
Sunday morning, when the anniver
sary blessing was bestowed on the
couple by the pastor, Rev. R. A.
The couple entered the church as
Lohengrin’s wedding march was
played by Miss Rita Hankish. Ac
companying the couple was their
eldest daughter, Mrs. Nora Koch of
Lima and her son Jack Koch.
A vocal number “On This Day”
was sung by Miss Hankish as the
procession approached the altar steps
where was held the liturgical cere
mony of renewal of the marriage
vow and afterward received holy
Mr. and Mrs. Jackson, surrounded
by some twenty children and grand
children occupied the front pews of
the church.
The congratulatory address was
delivered by Rev. Maher in which he
outlined the purposes for which God
instituted marriage and showed how
this was exemplified in the lives of
Mr. and Mrs. Jackson.
Following the mass a breakfast
was served in the church hall to
some ninety guests. Mr. and Mrs.
Jackson gave brief talks and were
presented with a beautiful crucifix
by Rev. Maher in behalf of the con
A large wedding cake centering
the table, surmounted with a laurel
wreath encircling a golden “50” was
cut by Mrs. Jackson and distributed
to the guests. A golden ring in the
cake was found by Mrs. Mabel
O’Toole of New’ York city, widow’ed
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jackson.
A reception was held in the after
noon at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Jackson on South Main street when
the couple received flow’ers and gifts
from their many friends.
An outstanding floral piece W’as
sent from employees of Mrs. O’Toole
who owns and operates a Rent-a-Car
business in New’ York city.
Mr. and Mrs. Jackson were mar
ried in Mercer county on June 28,
1890, and have lived in Bluffton for
many years. Mr. Jackson is 72 and
his wife 68.
They are the parents of -four child
ren: Mrs. Koch of Lima, Mrs. E. C.
Monson of Peoria, Ill. Mrs. O’Toole
of New York city and Mrs. Pearl
Schmidt of Bluffton. They have 12
Out of towm guests present for the
Golden wedding included: Mrs. Carl
Koch, Jack, Carl Jr., Pauline, Rich
ard, Dorothy and Martin Koch, Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Wilson, Mrs. R. W.
Young, Robert Young, Mrs. Dale
Pemberton, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton
Weaver, Mrs. B. P. Leyland, Misses
Almeta Leyland, Irene Hollingsw’orth
and Margery Sarratt and Mrs. Vern
Pugsley all of Lima.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Bridgeford, Rob
ert and Jack Bridgeford, Mr. and
Mrs. Grover Botkin of South Bend,
Ind. Mr. and Mrs. Max Botkin and
son Kevin of Youngstow’n Kirby
White of Harrod Mr. and Mrs. C.
E. Monson and daughter Joann of
Peoria, Ill. Mrs. Mabel O’Toole, son
Kevin and daughter Maeve of New
York city.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Jackson wish
to express their appreciation for the
kindness shown to the mby their
many friends.
To Celebrate 59th
Wedding Anniversary
Fifty-ninth w’edding anniversary of
Mr. and Mr's. Sam Welty, pioneer
residents of this community, will be
observed next Sunday in connection
w’ith the Sutter-Welty family re
union to be held at Pandora high
Mr. and Mrs. Welty for many
years have resided on a farm three
miles north of Bluffton. The couple
were married at Pandora in 1881 by
Rev. John Moser, one of the early
Mennonite pastors of this district.
Mr. Welty is eighty-one years of age
and his wife seventy-five.
The couple have fourteen children,
all of whom are expected to attend
the anniversary next Sunday. The
children are: Ed Welty of Colum
bus, Eph of Gilboa, Oliver of Colum
bus Grove, Sam Jr., of Toledo, Fred
and Cleo at home Mrs. Walter
Good and Mrs. Willis Althaus of
Ashland, Mi's. D. W. Reichenbach,
Mrs. Harry Trippiehorn, Mrs. Mon
roe Amstutz, Mrs. Edith Burkhold
er, Mrs. Emory Benroth all of Bluff
ton and Miss Cecelia Welty at home.
Hog Maket Here
In Sharp Upturn
Hog prices which have been drift
ing to lower levels for the past
month w’ere galvanized into act.on
the first of the week with the market
taking a sharp upturn.
Top prices on the Bluffton market
Wednesday touched $6 per hundred
pounds, a rise of twenty cents over
Tuesday’s figure and forty cents bet
ter than Monday’s top.
Australia’s Future
Pointing to “Australia’s future
place in the Pacific, her very exist
ence peshaps’’ Prof. Stephen H. Rob
erts urges the New South Wales gov
ernmetft to teach American history
in its schools.
Dr. and Mrs. Homer Basinger and
their two sons of Mountain Lake,
Minn., stopped off for a brief visit
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd
Basinger and also called upon other
relatives and friends. They had vis
ited at the former home of Mrs.
Basinger at Williamsport, Pa., while
Dr. Basinger attended a medical
convention in New’ York City. They
left for their home on Thursday.
Alice Jean Schutz, daughter of Dr.
and Mrs. Elmer Schutz also return
ed with them.
Mr. and Mrs. Lorain Badertscher
and family were Sunday visitors at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. E.
Miller and family.
Kenneth, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Noah P. Schumacher of Springfield,
Illinois, is visiting at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Willis R. Schumacher
and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Ephraim Rupp and
family of Archbold, were week-end
visitors with Mrs. Rupp’s brothers,
Clarence and Hiram Diller and their
families in Pandora.
Mr. and Mrs. John Backensto and
son, Robey of Woodstock, Illinois,
arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
A. E. Kohli for a week’s stay.
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Wenger and
family took Sunday dinner with Mr.
and Mrs. Hiram Kohli family.
Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Basinger,
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Moser and
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Reichenbach en
tertained the members of the Living
Links class at the Homer Reichen
bach home last Friday evening.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. David
Lehman was the scene of a family
gathering last Sunday of the mem
bers of Mrs. Lehman’s folks. Over
50 were there to enjoy the day.
The annual union services of the
Pandora churches and the St. John’s
are to begin next Sunday evening.
The first service is to be held at the
Methodist church.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rafoth are
numbered among the sick at present.
Omar Gratz is employing a num
ber of men to work in his melon
fields. He has about half of his
farm planted to melons.
Mr. and Mrs. Haydn Basinger and
family were Sunday visitors at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Menno Augs
burger and family, Sunday.
The Children’s day program at St.
John’s church was attended by a
large and appreciative audience Sun
day evening.
Mrs. L. S. Dukes, formerly of this
locality passed away in Findlay last
Wednesday, where they had lived
since Mr. and Mrs. Dukes left their
farm home.
Mr. and Mrs. Edison Diller and
family of Tiffin were week end
visitors among relatives in the com
Weather has been unusually cool
so far. Wheat harvesting is to be
considerably later than other years.
Miss Mahala Diller who has spent
some time as a worker in the Beth
any Orphanage of Bethany, Ky., is
spending some time w’ith her mother
and brother, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer
Diller and family. She was the
speaker at the meeting of the St.
John’s Ladies Missionary Society on
Monday evening.
Prof. Lewis Steiner of Winfield,
Kansas, spent the past week in this
vicinity visiting his sisters the
Misses Susan and Elizabeth Steiner
and brother, Gideon Steiner and
other relatives. From here he will
go direct to Milwaukee, Wis., where
he will meet his son John and
family for their return trip home.
His son John who is attending the
National Education association at
Milwaukee is superintendent of the
public schools at Portales, New
Mexico, one of the largest schools in
that state.
The Misses Susan and Elizabeth
Steiner were in Ypsilanti, Mich.,
Saturday to attend the wedding of
their nephew’ Frederick Steiner, son
of the late Mr. and Mrs. Reuben
Steiner to Miss Jane Everhard of
Ypsilanti. The w’edding took place
at the home of the bride’s parents.
The Steiner sisters were accompani
ed by Mr. and Mrs. Walter Davis of
Lima, brother-in-law and sister of
the groom. The couple will reside in
their owm home in Ypsilanti. Mr.
Steiner holds a good position in the
steel w’orks in Detroit.
Wednesday Morning
Hogs—160 to 250, $6.00 250 to
275, $5.70 275 to 300, $5.60 roughs,
$4.25 stags, $3.00.
Calves, $8.75 lambs, $9.75.
Grain (bu. prices)—Wheat, 71c
corn, 57c oats, 32c soys, 60c.
My first gas
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East Orange
Rev. and Mrs. Doyle Snow’ and
children w’ere Sunday dinner guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Pifer and
daughter Joan.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Stager spent
Sunday with Tom Nowlan.
Mrs. Abbigale Boutwell of Lima
spent a few days with Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Boutw’ell and son Emanuel.
Mrs. Mabel Kimmel and son Ray
mond were dinner guests Wednesday
of Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell and
son Byron Leo.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stager were
Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Richard Fulk of near Harrod.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kimmel and
son Raymond spent Sunday evening
w’ith Mrs. Elizabeth Boutw’ell of
near Bluffton.
Orange Township Budget
General Code Sec. 5625-22
Notice is hereby given that on the 15th day
of July. 1940, at 8:30 o'clock p. m. a public
hearing' will be held on the Budget prepared
by the Orange Township Trustees of Han
cock County. Ohio, for the next succeeding
fiscal year ending December 31st, 1941.
Such hearing will be held at the Township
House at Orange Center.
First on your
Vacation List
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Let us supply you with Kodak
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fresh stock and carefully de
velop and print the pictures
when you return.
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