THURSDAY, JULY 4, 1940
Mrs. Armin Hauenstein is spending
the week with her sister, Miss Ruth
Todd in Cincinnati.
Misses Virginia Gill and Maurine
King employed at the Meter works
are spending a week’s vacation sight
seeing in Florida.
Mrs. Anna House and Mrs. Clyde
Reed of Columbus were guests of
Mrs. J. A. Warren of Orange town
ship last Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Oakley and sons
Donald and Maurice of Nellis, W. Va.,
visited Miss Alice Ludwig of Popular
street the latter part of last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Mann and
little son of Atlanta, Ga., are spend
ing several days here with his moth
er, Mrs. Edith Mann. Mr. Mann will
return to Atlanta later this month
while his wife and son will take an
extensive motor trip thru the w’est.
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A picnic -dinner on the Fourth will add much to
your enjoyment of the holiday.
Everything for the outing—
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Sandwich Spreads of All Kinds
Baked Goods Olives
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Models on Display at Bixel Motor Sales
Mr. and Mrs. Wade Marshall are
on a motor trip to Washington, D. C.
Donald Root is spending several
weeks at the home of his brother, Ray
Root in Fostoria.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Carr and dau
ghters Pauline and Mary Jane are
enjoying a week’s vacation in Mich
Mrs. Dorothy Nichols of Canton,
spent the week end with relatives in
Bluffton and Lima.
Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Bell and grand
son of Van Wert were Sunday guests
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gideon
Locher of Cherry street.
James Basinger will leave Satur
day for East St. Louis, Ill., to re
sume his studies in Parks Air college
after a two week’s vacation with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Noah Bainger
and family of Lawn avenue.
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THE BLUFFTON NEWS
B. F. BIERY, Buaineu Mgr.
C. A. BIERY, Editor
Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio,
by the Bluffton News Publishing and
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in U. S. payable in advance.
Entered as second class matter at
the postoffice at Bluffton, Ohio,
under the Act of March 3, 1879.
Bonds for administrators, execu
tors, guardians, etc. See lutzi. tf
Mis£ Bonita Clark is spending the
week in Akron, Cleveland and Wads
Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Ludwig is vis
iting with Mr. and Mrs. W. Boothby
Emma Lou Cable of Sidney is a
guest of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Smith on
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Daymon and
daughter Jane are spending the week
with relatives in Michigan.
Mrs. Amos Thut was removed from
the Findlay hospital to her home here
in the Stanley Basinger ambulance.
Mr. and Mrs. Renrond of Piqua and
Mr. and Mrs. Pope of Loctington vis
ited at the Wm. Lightner home, Sun
Donald McClure of Columbus Grove
spent Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs.
Paul Clark and family on Grove
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Conaway spent
Monday visiting at the Edison Insti
tute Museum and Village at Dear
Robert Witham of Swarthmore, Pa.,
was a week end guest at the home of
Mrs. W. E. Diller and family of South
Mr. and Mrs. A. E .Lichtenwalter of
South Lawn avenue are spending the
week on a motor trip thru the New
Remember, there’s a BPS paint
for every interior or exterior job.
You get a better paint with BPS.
Miss Yvonne Wilcox of Quincie,
Mich., is spending some time at the
home of her aunt and uncle, Mr. and
Mrs. Wayne Harris and daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Whittemore
and son Jimmy of Royal Oak, Mich.,
spent Sunday at the home of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Devier and
Mr. and Mrs. John Scothorn and
daughter of Findlay are visiting at
the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. W. Scothorn in Orange
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hawk and Mr.
and Mrs. Edgar Jackson and Betty
Jane Jackson formerly of Jackson
ville Fla., visited at the Wm. Light
ner home, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Steiner Geiger and
family returned to their home in
Green Springs, Sunday after spending
several weeks with Mr. and Mrs. E.
C. Stultz on Grove street.
Mr. and Mr. Francis Devier and
Mr. and Mrs. Donivan Stratton of
Columbus Grove are spending the
week on a motor trip to Niagara Falls
and Canada and other points of in
Asbestos and asphalt shingles for
roofs and exterior sidings. They
resist the weather—a cooler house
in the summer and warmer in the
winter. Greding’s hardware.
Mrs. Jasper Miller of Prairie Grove,
Arkansas, spent the past week with
her cousin, Mrs. Geo. Miller of Col
lege road. Mrs. Miller, a former na
tive of this section h^d been gone
from Ohio for the past fifty-seven
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Gotshall of
South Main street, accompanied by
her mother, Mrs. Anna Henry will
leave Friday for Scio to visit rel
atives over the week end. Mrs.
Henry will remain at that place for
the coming month.
Mrs. Roland Bixler has returned to
her home in New Haven, Conn., after
a month’s visit at the home of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Triplett
of Campus Drive. She was accom
panied by her sister, Miss Barbara
Jean Triplett who will spend several
weeks in New Haven.
A number of young people from
Bluffton Church of Christ are spend
ing the week at Lakeside attending
a young people’s conference. Among
this number are: Miss Mida Jane
Manges, Miss Marcene Stonehill, Rob
ert and Wayne Luginbuhl and Fred
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Prof. Lewis Steiner of Winfield,
Kansas, called on friends here during
the past week. Mr. Steiner was a
former teacher in the Bluffton schools
and interested in the clothing busi
ness here. The family moved to Kan
sas about forty-five years ago. Since
that time Mr. Steiner has been a
member of the faculty of St. John’s
Lutheran college in Winfield.
Mrs. M. W. Baumgartner and dau
ghters Kae and Betty and Mrs. Gor
don Hale all of Scarsdale, N. Y., spent
the week end at the home of Mrs.
Baumgartner’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Ross Bogart of Cherry street. Mrs.
Baumgartner and Mrs. Hale left
Tuesday morning, returning to their
home in Scarsdale while Misses Kae
and Betty Baumgartner will remain
here for several weeks’ visit at the
home of their grandparents.
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
Edward Schultz spent the week end
If you want to buy a farm or a
property see H. W. Althaus.
Lawrence Balmer of Toledo and
Mr. and Mrs. Levi Oberly, Sunday.
Dick Beals is visiting his grand
mother, Mrs. Kate Beals on Jackson
Miss Luella Luginbuhl is attending
a young people’s conference in Spring
Keep cool at “Little America” jit
ney at the Methodist church on Tues
day, July 9 from 5 to 7 p. m.
Jeanne Chidester of Elida is spend
ing the week with Miss Sarah Am
stutz at her home on Mound street.
Mrs. Lida Burkholder, son Richard
and daughters Mary Ellen and Mere
dith are on a week’s motor trip thru
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Basinger of
Zion City, Ill., called on Mr. and Mrs.
E. H. Neuenschwander and family,
Carl Mumma, Wade and Richard
Mumma and Sam Trippiehorn are on
a week’s outing and fishing trip in
Remember, there’s a BPS paint
for every interior or exterior job.
You get a better paint with BPS.
Mrs. Mabel Minck and son Richard
are spending a week's vacation with
her sister, Mrs. Ruth Stuckey and
family at Cedarville, Ind.
Mrs. Jennie Althaus has returned
to her home after spending several
weeks with her son, Mr. and Mrs. Al
vorden Althaus in Bethel.
Raymond Abbotte and Robert
Sprinkle of Marion, Ind., spent the
week end at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Mumma of South Main street.
Mrs. Ralph Patterson and daught
ers Joann and Betty and Mrs. Floyd
Young and Miss Mary Jane Klay are
spending the week at Russell’s Point.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Herr are
spending the w’eek on a motor trip to
Haines City, Florida, to visit at the
home of his sister, Mrs. Russell Clum.
Misses Mary Seall of Circleville and
Ruth Vermillion of this place spent
the past week attending the Ameri
can Home Economics convention in
Mr. and Mrs. Noah Basinger, son
James and daughter Margaret motor
ed to Mt. Gilead, Sunday and spent
the day at the home of Mrs. Basing
er’s brother, Stanley Herr.
Mrs. P. A. Kliewer returned Tues
day after a week’s visit at the home
of her daughter, Mrs. Calvin Kiels
meirer at Blue Island, Ill., and her
son, Paul Kliewer at Wheaton, Ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Neuenschwan
der, Mr. and Mrs. K. G. Kauffman
and son Kenneth of Ft. Wayne were
Sunday supper guests of Mr. and Mrs.
E. H. Neuenschwander and family.
Look here—100U pure paint $2.60
per gal. pure linseed oil 87c per gal.
pure turpentine 61c per gal. labor
40c per hour. See me for your paint
job. Frank Neuenschwander, Pan
Cliff West of South Lawn avenue
is spending the week visiting at the
home of his brother, Orlo West in
Steamboat Springs, Colorado. This
is the first meeting of the two broth
ers in fifteen years.
Miss Annabel Weed, daughter of
Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Weed has accept
ed a position as nutritionist for the
month of July at the Florence Crit
tenden home in Toledo, a welfare in
stitution in that city.
Mr. and Mrs. Frances Stevens and
son Dale entertained Sunday: Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Armbecht of Find
lay Mrs. Bertha Matter and family
of Bluffton Ralph Badertscher of
Anderson, Ind., and Miss Wanctta
Eversole of Lafayette.
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. Ross Gottshall of
of South Main street had as their
week end guests: Mr. and Mrs. A. M.
Humphrey of Orient C. E. Gotshall
and Mrs. Marie Reigle of Larmartine
Mrs. Ethel Bebout, Mechanicstown,
and Mr. and Mrs. David McCann of
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hochstettler of
Findlay were here Sunday to attend
the wedding of Kent Welty and Miss
Alice Watkins, Sunday and visited at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Noah Nis
wander. Mrs. Bertha Lugibill of Ft.
Wayne was also a visitor at the Nis
wander home last week.
Fixing lumpy springs is a special
ty with us. Phone us today and we’ll
pick up your furniture, re-upholster
it and make the springs like new.
Estimates without obligation. Mur
ray Upholstering shop, corner Thur
man and Washington Sts. Phone
Mrs. Calvin Moser and daughter,
Miss Dorothy Moser of Aberdeen,
Idaho, arrived here last Thursday to
spend a week at the home of Mrs.
Moser’s father, J. J. Badertscher, who
is improving from a recent illness at
his home on Poplar street. Mrs. Mo
ser and daughter will return to their
home in Idaho the latter part of this
Removals by Diller ambulance: Ira
Slusser from his home south of Bluff
ton to the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Howard Nonnamaker in Orange town
ship Mrs. Ivan Montgomery and in
fant daughter from Bluffton hospital
to the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. D. B. Basinger in Pandora Mrs.
Martin Grismore from her home
northeast of Pandora to Bluffton hos
Orange Twp. Farm Women
The Orange Township Farm Wo
man’s Club will meet this Thursday
afternoon at the home of Mrs.
Mildred Montgomery. The following
program has been arranged: De
votionals, Bertha Williamson roll
call your favorite song “Your Flag
and My Flag”, Edna Crawford
“How’ Movies are Made”, Kathryn
Van Meter “Lum and Abner Reveal
Secrets of their Work”, Eulalia
Warren “Life Story of a Movie
Star”, Clara Augsburger selected
poems, Dora Montgomery.
To Wed Saturday
Announcement has been made of
the coming marriage of Miss Helen
Campbell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Elmer Campbell of near Columbus
Grove and Dr. Donald Hilty, son of
Dr. and Mrs. Alford Hilty also of
Columbus Grove. The wedding will
take place on Saturday at the home
of the bride’s parents. The bride
groom recently was graduated from
the dental college of Ohio State uni
ver i sty.
Mrs. R. L. Triplett entertained at
a week end house party from Thurs
day until Monday a group of charter
members of Iota chapter of Alpha
Omicron Pi sorority of the Univer
sity of Illinois.
Thirteen of the original 28 mem
bers were present for the fourth
biennial gathering to renew' former
friendships of college days. A his
tory of Iota chapter is being com
piled by the group from the found
ing of the chapter to date.
Of the 28 charter members 26 are
living, residing in widely scattered
sections of the country.
Those present for the reunion here
Mrs. R. L. Shute and Mrs. Fred
Ebert, Champaign, III. Mrs. C. B.
Nolte, Chicago Mrs. C. O. Barnett,
Bridgeport, Ill. Mrs. George Tehon,
Urbana, Ill. Mrs. Fred Stevens,
Tuscola, Ill. Mrs. Dale Hubbard,
Boswell, Ind. Mrs. M. W. Scholl,
Indianapolis Mrs. J. I. Pettigrew’,
Honewood, Ill. Mrs. R. R. Dennison,
Warsaw, Va. Mrs. Wm. McDonald,
Indianapolis Mrs. L. A. Blood,
Chicago and Mrs. Triplett.
The next meeting will be held at
the home of Mrs. Dennison in War
Announcement has been made of
the coming wedding of Miss Guyneth
Bish of this place and Frank Haner
of McComb to take place in the near
The Bluffton Legion Auxiliary will
meet at the Legion hall next Tues
day night at 8 o’clock.
Mrs. W. E. Diller attended the
Ohio Synodical of the Presbyterian
church at Wooster the past week.
Richland Community Circle
The Richland Community Circle
will meet at the home of Mrs. Leah
Matter, Thursday morning, July 11
at 10:45 instead of 1:00 o’clock as
formerly planned. Each member is
requested to bring a covered dish
and her own service. Assisting the
hostess will be Mrs. Pauline Zimmer
man and Mrs. Bertha Deppler.
Sew and So 4-H Club
The Sew’ and So 4-H club met
Tuesday night at the home of
Florence Ann Biome.
Gold Star 4-H Club
The Gold Star 4-H club met at the
home of Joan Pifer, Tuesday. Ap
pearing on the program were Har
riet Fett and Violet Slusser. Dem
onstrations were given by Winifred
Fett and Treva Marquart. Visitors
were James Fett, Rose Mary Mont
gomery and Mrs. Carl Derringer.
Those appearing on the next pro
gram will be Josephine Augsburger,
Carol Montgomery and Violet Slus
Honoring Mrs. Dwight Zimmerly
a recent bride, Edith Zimmerly, Jean
Moore, Golda Wiess, and Eva Mar
tin entertained at the latter’s home
last Thursday evening with a wyed
The evening was spent outside
with Japanese lanterns in the arbor.
Games were enjoyed by all with the
prizes being aw’arded to Glada Wil
kins and the honor bride, Mrs. Zim
merly. During the evening alarm
clocks disclosed the gifts in the
nearby bushes after w’hich a weiner
roast was enjoyed.
Those present and those sending
The honor guest, Mrs. Dwight
Zimmerly, Ho Isham, Pearl Gratz,
Myrtle Henry, La Vaun Habegger,
Lavina Habegger, Glada Wilkins.
Mary Jane and Pauline Carr,
Fannie Augsburger, Geneva Hostet
tler, Rachel Schaublin, Marie Wilch,
Nora Williamson, Eddyth Cupp,
Dallie Burkhart, Marian Clapper,
Alice Mae Boutwell, Ella and
Clara Geiger, Ethel Durek, Doris
Matter, Elva Geiger, Marjorie Dep
pler, Dorothy Lloyd, Vera Habegger,
Mildred Reichenbach. Dora Kirehof
fer, Gaynell Rocky, Treva Foltz,
Bluette Weinhold, Esther Kirtland.
Gladys Burkholder, Priscilla Stein
er, Lillie Burkholder, Alice Wentz,
Mary Diller, Bess Goodman, Rosalie
Barnes, Ethel Lehman, Izara and
Elsie Basinger, Estella Core, Sylvia
Amstutz, Nina Rupright.
Dorothy Swank, Katherine Am
stutz, Oline Amstutz, Myrtle Mann,
Geraldine Strunk, Ella Duffman,
Elva Zimmerly, Vera Welty, Ida
Zimmerly, and the hostesses Edith
Zimmerly, Jean Moore, Golda Wiess
and Eva Martin.
Mr. and Mrs. R. K. Cooney spent
several days last w’eek w’ith friends
Mrs. Lester Hahn and little son
spent several days last w’eek at Ot
tawa at the home of her parents.
Mrs. Edgar Hauenstein of South
Jackson street has returned after a
six week’s visit with relatives in Kan
Miss Joyce Ann Devier is is spend
ing the week at the home of her
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Miller at
Mr. and Mrs. Arden Baker left
Wednesday on a ten day’s trip thru
the Great Smoky Muontains and oth
er southern points.
Miss Betty Long and John Jacobs
of Nelsonville and Miss Naomi Long
of Lima spent Saturday with Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. Schifferly.
Miss Donna Lou Stratton of Col
umbus Grove is spending the week at
the home of her grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. F. Stratton and daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. John Backensto and
son of Woodstock, Ill., are visiting
at the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. E. Kohli of West College
George Klay and son Richard, Chas.
Hilty and Richard Schumacher of this
place and George Kempf of Lima are
on a w’eek’s fishing trip in northern
Cornelius Ellis and daughter Mary
Catherine of Bloomington, Ill., visit
ed Wednesday at the home Mr. and
Mrs. B. F. Biery of Grove street. Mr.
Ellis is a nephew of Mrs. Biery.
Dr. and Mrs. R. G. Whisler of
Spring street have returned from a
visit at the home of Mr. Whisler’s
brother in Port Huron, Mich., and
Mrs. Whisler’s mother in Toledo.
Rev. and Mrs. Dwight Nichol and
family of Johnstown, Pa., Mrs. Dor
othy Nichols of Canton, John Elwood
and Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Sumney and
family attended the Osman reunion at
Lafayette park, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Warren and
Mrs. Dora Montgomery called Sun
day evening at the home of Will Har
ding in, Ada. Mr. Harding, a relative,
who has been seriously ill for several
weeks, died Tuesday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Schmerl and
family of Chicago visited over the
week end at the home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Watkins of
Spring street and attended the wed
ding of Miss Alice Watkins, sister of
Mrs. Schmerl to Kent Welty, Sunday
Census takers in 1940 questioned
the White House mistress in a San
Francisco hotel. Mrs. Eleanor
Roosevelt was among those classi
fied as “transient and homeless.”
Wanted—Mow’er knives to sharpen
and also repair guards. Isaiah
Wanted—Used typew’riter. Lester
Niswander, 223 N. Lawn avenue.
Wanted—Custom wheat combining.
David Carr, Bluffton, O.
Let us harvest your grain the
modern way with a new Massey
Harris clipper combine. Special
windrow' attachment for straw’.
Russel Greiner, operator. Call Rev.
V. H. Allman, Bluffton phone
For rent—House on Geiger street.
Se Richard Bixel, Admr.
For rent—10 acre pasture field 3
miles southwest of Bluffton. A. D.
Gratz. City hall.
For sale or trade—45 acres. See
H. W. Althaus.
For sale—Business block, house on
Law’n avenue and two lots on Spring
St. Mrs. Edith L. Mann. tf.
For sale—Good ripe cheese. Wil
bert Schumacher, Pandora. tf
For sale—Cherries and currants
also gooseberries at 3 cents per quart,
do your own picking. Amos Suter,
4 miles northwest on the Harry Lugi
bill farm. 10
For sale—Sweet cherries. Orlan
do Luginbihl, 4 miles west of Bluff
ton and 1 mile north.
For sale—Raspberries and sour
cherries. Walter Welty, Bluffton
For sale—12-24 Oliver tractor with
fenders and belt pulley in good run
ning order. R. J. Oberly, 2 miles
north of town.
For sale—Gas range w’ith right
hand oven. May be seen at Western
Auto Supply store in Bluffton. In
good condition and priced right.
For sale—Good size barn in good
condition .Call Bluffton phone 448-W.
For sale—Black raspberries. John
Bixler, 4r2 miles w’est of Bluffton.
Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Euller, Miss
Madelyn Euller and Miss Minnie Ben
toth of Lima, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin
Augsburger of Ada and Mr. and Mrs.
Albert Benroth of Bluffton were Sun
day dinner guests at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Benroth and daught
er Jeannine of South Main street.
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Pease and son
Rolland of White Plains, N. Y., are
spending the w’eek at the home of
Mrs. Pease’s brother, Gamie Powell
of near Rawson and visiting other rel
atives and friends in this vicinity.
Mr. Pease, assistant manager of the
New York branch of the Eastman Ko
dak company will be transferred to
Detroit this fall and the family ex
pects to move there in October. Mrs.
Pease was the former Jennie Powell,
who was graduated from Bluffton
For Quality Dry Clean
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Do yon own your home—
or just think you do?
You can’t feel that you
really own your home so
long as there’s any chance
of disaster stepping in and
The purpose of insur
ance is to take the uncer
tainty out of owning prop
erty. Insurance wisely
placed is your best safe
Insurance—a friend in
Dependable Insurance for
Tire Prices Slashed!
Take Advantage of these Low
Prices While they Last
6.00 by 16 Balloon Dunlops
Priced at .................. _...... $6.66
Other Tires Proportionately
$2.25 Dunlop Tubes now $1.35
These prices for a limited
Delco or Exide Batteries
With 2-yr. guarantee........ $7.50
With 1-yr. guarantee___ $4.00
Above prices with your old
battery traded in.
LT. S. Chain Bicycle tires $1.38
U. S. Balloon Tubes................65
Bluffton Tire Shop
Elmer Burkholder, Prop.
Opposite Town Hall
THL’RS. FRI. SAT.
With Alice Faye
I Take This
My Son Is Guilty
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