Scoring their fourth victory of the
season, the Triplett softball team
bested Lima Westinghouse, 3 to 2,
in an Inter-City league game played
at Lima last Friday night.
To defeat the Lima outfit, Bluffton
had to overcome a 2 to 0 advantage
built up by Westinghouse in the
fourth inning when the opposing
batsmen drove “Timer” Spaeth from
Triplett’s winning rally came in
the seventh inning, and before the
frame was ended three runs had
crossed the plate. Burkholder set
the stage for the assault when he
Mrs. Alva Morrison and daughter
Betty of Bucyrus, were recent visit
ors in the home of Mrs. Will Mor
rison and son Billie.
Triplett Softball Team Rallies In
Seventh To Beat Westinghouse, -3-2
Mrs. Pearl Doty and Mrs. Garnet
Richley served as hostesses at the
meeting of the King’s Daughters
Sunday school class of Mt. Cory at
the home of Mrs. Doty. Devotions
were conducted by Mrs. Anna Bow
ersox. The program was as follows:
Reading, “W’oman”, Mrs. J. S.
Cuppies reading, “Beauty Parlors”,
Mrs. Larena Guin these readings
were written by Harriet Grose
Dukes piano duet, Mrs. Doty and
daughter Gladys. Contests were
conducted with prizes going to Mrs.
Ollie Moyer. Mrs. Augusta Nonna
maker and Mrs. Varnum. Refresh
ments were served in keeping with
July 4th. Hostesses for July meet
ing will be Mrs. A. E. King and
Mrs. J. H. Bowersox.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kinstle
and family of Senora, Texas, are
spending their vacation with the for
mer’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. O.
Mrs. Blanch Spalding of Toledo is
visiting her brother, Mr. Calvin
Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Steininger
were Saturday night guests of Mrs.
Steininger’s cousins, Mr. and Mrs.
Warner Dresbach of Circleville.
They were Sunday guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Denver McVey’s near
Albany, Ohio. Bernadine returned
home with them.
Mrs. Pearl Jordan and daughter
Ruth are spending the week with
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fillwock in
The W. M. S. of the Benton
Ridge Methodist church held their
meeting with Mrs. J. J. White on
Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. White is
a charter member.
Mr, and Mrs. Ellis Steinman and
daughter Myrtle attended the Sites
Harkness reunion last Sunday at the
Dukes Community house.
Mrs. Amos Bodkins of St. Marys,
was a Sunday dinner guest of Mr.
and Mrs. D. H. Buchanon.
Mrs. H. I. Fritz and daughters
called on Mrs. Murray Tripplehorn
in Bluffton Wednesday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Hyne, son
Earnest, Jr., and daughter Lucille of
Oklahoma City, Okla., Mrs. Addie
Kraft, Mrs. James Caldwell and
daughter Sara and Mrs. Elizabeth
Miller of Findlay were Thursday
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. U. B.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Henning and
daughter Mary Lou and Mrs. Sadie
Keel spent Sunday afternoon with
Jim Etta Edgecomb in Beaverdam.
Mrs. Earl Ludwig of Pontiac,
Mich., was a week-end guest of Mr.
and James Hutchinson and daughter
Miss June Fritz was a Sunday
dinner guest of the Holloway sisters.
Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Hughes and
Mrs. Pearl Burkett of Rawson called
on Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Buchanon
last Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Watkins and
daughter Phyllis Ann were Sunday
evening guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Anderson near Cairo.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kumnick
and Mr. Eugene Campbell and lady
friend of Toledo were Sunday dinner
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Shively.
Miss Neva Inbody visited with
Eloise Bowersox last Sunday.
Mrs. J. H. Bowersox returned
home from Lorain Sunday evening
after attending the Branch conven
drove out a home run to make the
score 2 to 1. A walk, a hit and two
errors enabled Bluffton to count two
more times and clinch the victory.
With a vacation at the Triplett
plant this week, the team has no
games scheduled, and play will not
be resumed until next week, it was
announced by Manager Dale David
Score by innings: RHE
Bluffton 000 000 300—3 5 1
Westinghouse ... 000 200 000—2 6 2
Spaeth, Beach and Alspach Het
rick and McClelland.
tion of the W. M. S.
Mrs. Amos Bodkins of St. Marys
was a Sunday evening supper guest
of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Light.
Mr. and Mrs. Eldon King and
family were Sunday evening supper
guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. I. Fritz
The Christian Endeavor of the
Methodist church held a weiner and
marshmallow’ roast at Buckeye Lake,
The Mission Band held their busi
ness meeting at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. J. H. Bowersox on Monday
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Green, Mrs.
Joyce Rosenfelder and Mr. and Mrs.
J. J. White attended the funeral of
Mrs. Homer Green last Sunday at
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Kramer and
granddaughter Eileen Nonnamaker
were Sunday evening supper guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gissot in Lima.
Bluffton Man Is On
Summer Peace Tour
Don Smucker, secretary of the
Fellowship of Reconciliation with
headquarters in New York city stop
ped here Tuesday, accompanied by
his wife, for a short visit at the
home of his mother, Mrs. B. D.
Smucker of South Lawn avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Smucker w’ere en
route from Granville, Ohio, where he
addressed a student conference in the
interest of wrorld peace. They left
Tuesday afternoon for a month’s
tour of youth work camps in the
Middle West sponsored by the Amer
ican Friends Service committee. In
these camps young people are given
an opportunity to W’ork part time
and also study social questions.
Earlier in the summer, Mr. and
Mrs. Smucker were in the west
where he addressed a student Chris
tian conference at Estes Park in
Picnic At Ohio State
Ten Bluffton area residents are
among the 5000 students enrolled for
courses at Ohio State University in
Columbus this summer, according to
word released this w’eek from the
Those on the Columbus campus
from this place include: Harry F.
Barnes, A. C. Burcky, J. Millard
Fretz, Ralph N. Marshall, Eleanor
R. Niswander, R. Emerson Niswan
der, Robert Schaublin, Cloyce R.
Swank and Donald D. Wenger. Paul
I. Clifford, of Beaverdam, also is en
A Bluffton picnic was held at Co
lumbus Tuesday for persons from
this place now’ in that city.
Funeral services w’ere held at Find
lay, Friday afternoon for Mrs. L. S.
Dukes, 74, w’ho formerly resided
near Bluffton. Mrs. Dukes died last
Wednesday afternoon at her home in
Findlay from heart trouble. Inter
ment w’as at the Clymer cemetery.
Mrs. Dukes was the step-mother
of Mrs. G. W. Combs of this place
and Lewis Dukes of Pandora.
Highest Cash Prices
for your Cream at
See us in our new location in the
BLUE RIBBON BUILDING
Brothers who survive include I. O.
Green of Van Wert Chester Green
of Mt. Cory and Maurice Green of
Findlay. Mrs. T. R. Steiner of Mt.
Cory is a sister.
City And County
Oa The* Foundations--America Forever!
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According to the National Safety
Council, accidents of all types
claimed 8,800 lives last July. Traffic
accidents accounted for 2,850 of
these. July's accident losses are 22
per cent higher than that of the aver
age month. Be smart and drive
carefully. Don’t be a road-hog or a
Public accidents, other than mo
tor vehicles, reach their year’s
peak in July. This classification in
cludes drownings and one-fifth of all
drownings occur in this month.
Most of these happen at beaches
where there is no supervision.
Fireworks add greatly to July’s
high accident rate. Despite wide
spread legislation against this com
mon cause of blindness and infec
tion many small children continue
to hold private fireworks displays,
with disastrous results.
Careless campers like the one
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
Combating Fifth Column
On the Fourth
FroaMri, fieri (Wen rter're free
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Have a Good Time
This 4th of July,
But, Take It Easy!
One year ago, on July 4, 1939, the Reading (Pa.) Times came out with
an edition that was “censored” as it would be if published under a
totalitarian government. The above is a reproduction of the front page.
Nearly everything on the page had to be “crossed” out. The edition
showed graphically what would be prohibited on the Fourth of July in
any newspaper published under Communism, Fascism, or Nazism. In the
language of today, the Fourth of July edition was aimed at FiRh column
Every July 4th all America
turns out for one big day of fun.
This celebration is, of course,
“fitting and proper,” but always
present is the specter of accident
and tragedy. Here are some of
the main reasons accidents occur
in such large numbers and a
hint or two on how to avoid
S'. JS Issue With Poland
Not to Be Forced,
Nazi Officials Say
It Demos’ Trial
Ka I. to. M*.
Dffl.'i Bink 8'odtJ
Piwenh To U. 1
above, just ready to toss a lighted
cigarette to the winds, are respon
sible for many costly fires on the
nation’s big holiday. Be careful and
thoughtful this Fourth.
That “natural-tan” we all envy,
and some of us try to obtain in a
single day’s exposure to the sun
on the Fourth, can be a dangerous
thing. Not only is sunburn painful
but there is the cVtr-present danger
cf heat prostration.
To Appear In Piano
Recital At O, N. U.
Kenneth Niswander, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Niswander, form
erly of this place will be presented
in a piano recital at Lehr auditor
ium, Ada, Friday night at 8 o’clock.
The program will be a joint re
cital of Mr. Niswander and Miss
Marylin Packard, both of whom have
received honors in school and district
piano contests. They began study of
the piano at the age of four.
Mr. Niswander’s parents who re
sided in Ada for a number of years
now live in Syracuse, N. Y.
Mohammed’s Favorite Wife
The favorite wife of Mohammed
was Ayeshah, who married the
prophet when she was only nine
years old. She was so greatly be
loved that he often said she would
be the first of his wives to whom
the gates of paradise would be
opened. Historians say that to the
charms of her beauty she added a
knowledge of mathematics, rhetoric
and music. In his last illness Mo
hammed requested to be carried to
her house and died in her arms.
To keep eyebrows smooth, glossy,
and well-groomed dip an eyebrow
brush in soapy water and stroke
the brows gently after new facial
makeup is put on. This does not
exempt the eyebrow brush from the
weekly soap and water washing that
nearly all beauty paraphernalia
Horseshoes of Gold
On the walls of the castle in War
saw which today is the residence
of the president of Poland is a paint
ing of a Polish knight on a horse
with shoes made of gold. It is be
lieved that the notion of lucky horse
shoes arose from finding these gold
The “world’s most comfortable
way to go to work” has been de
vised by the Freeport Sulphur com
pany for its workers. They take a
half-hour ride in streamlined power
boats every morning from the com
pany’s model community at Port
Sulphur, La., on the Mississippi to
the mines 10 miles away.
Amsterdam, Holland, has a res
taurant famous for its beefsteaks
and still more famous for the fact
that each one sold is numbered. The
numbering began when the restau
rant opened in 1870 and visitors to
day find that their beefsteak is
recorded on the check with a num
ber v over four million
Myers Gets Trophy
At Columbus Camp
Summary of activities at Boys
State, an encampment at the Ohio
fair grounds in Columbus sponsored
by American Legion posts of the
state, was given at a meeting of the
Bluffton Legion Monday night by
George Myers, who attended the
camp as the Bluffton delegate.
At the conclusion of the camping
period, Myers received a handsome
trophy for outstanding work as one
of the elected officials of the camp.
The trophy is on display this week
in the window of The Bluffton News.
Each Legion post sends one dele
gate to the state camp .making their
selection from the high school senior
class of the next fall. At Columbus,
the boys nominate and elect their
own government officials. One of
the posts this year went to Myers
and he received the trophy because
of his good work.
Bluffton Plant Ships
(Continued from page 1)
many purposes because it is much
easier to handle and takes less space
in shipping. pound of diio«. nilk
equals approximately 10 lV to 11
pounds of milk, it was pointed out.
Another advantage dried milk is
the fact that it w:Il keep almost in
definitely, provided it is skimmed
milk with the fat content removed.
200 Barrels to Car
In shipments from the local plant,
200 barrels are included in each car.
The weight of a barrel of dried milk
is 200 pounds, and it is estimated
that there is more than a ton of Fluid
milk represented bi each barrel of the
During shipment of dried milk the
only precaution necessary is to keen
it away from moisture. To provide
this safeguard, milk shipped in bar
rels first enclosed in a double bag of
heavy waxed paper. When ready to
use it is necessary only to add water.
Use Skimmed Milk
All milk dried at the local plant is
of the skimmed variety. Milk with
butterfat content is dried on order
only. It will keep only about 90 days
because of the tendency of the fat
content to become rancid.
Cream obtained in skimming milk
at the Bluffton plant, prior to drying,
is shipped to Toledo and made into
On its present production basis, the
local plant can produce a car load of
dried milk every eight days.
To Meet Monday
Social activities will be featured at
a meeting of the Bluffton Commun
ity Sportsmen’s Club, Inc., next Mon
day evening in club headquarters at
Gaiffe’s Grove. A short business
session also will be held.
MISSION FEEDS 1,272
During the month of June the
Lima City Mission provided 1,272
free meals for transients, according
to a report by Adam D. Welty, sup
erintendent. Overnight lodgings
were furnished for 338 persons.
Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Rice of Sher
wood, spent the week end with their
son. Dr. M. B. Rice and family.
Mrs. Irene Schumacher employe of
the Pandora Times, was removed to
her home in Pandora, Monday after
noon from Lima Memorial hospital
by Paul Diller of Bluffton. Mrs.
Schumacher is recovering nicely after
a serious operation performed sever
al weeks ago.
John Sheidler had a tonsillectomy
Clyde Sutter is now driving a new
1940 Dodge Duplex four door sedan.
The sale was made thru the Pandora
Mr’ Oren Doty, formerly Miss
Rev.. Habegger and daughter Marlene
Anne were removed from the Bluffton
hospital to their home near Benton
Dr. Milo B. Rice has purchased the
former Dr. P. D. Bixel office.
The school board at their last meet
ing bought Clyde Sutter and Frank
Krohn’s school buses.
Miss Dell Reeves has not been feel
ing as well lately.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Shirl Hatfield and
family will spend the Fourth of July
with their son, Mr. and Mrs. Llowell
Hatfield in Toledo.
Charles Reese has bought a new
1940 Chevrolet sedan and a new 1940
pickup truck from Sommers garage.
Harry M. Schumacher returned
from his trip to Philadelphia, Satur
day afternoon. While there he at
tended the National Republican Con
Mrs. Ervin Hilty who was bruised
up in an accident sometime ago is
Aaron Hilty, who was hurt several
weeks ^go in an accident on his farm
was removed to his home in the R. C.
Harris invalid coach from Lima Mem
orial hospital. Mr. Hilty is resting
well but will be layed up for some
Robert Cook has been working in
Weight of Blood
Blood constitutes about one twen
tieth of the body weight.
Laying Post Office
Corner Stone To
Bring Many Here
(Continued from page 1)
J. B. Longsdorf.
Grand Lodge of Ohio, F. & A .M.:
Dr. Evan W. Basinger, Dr. B. R. Her
ing, Ralph T. Stearns.
Federal and State Officials, O. N.
G.:M. M. Bogart, Ed. R. Reichenbach,
Homery Bracy, Ralph T. Stearns.
Neighboring Post Offices: Ralph
T. Stearns, G. R. Bogart, Ed. R.
Neighboring Lodges, F. & A. M.:
Charles G. Coburn and Committee
Neighboring Commanderies, K. T.:
Dr. Evan W. Basinger, A. J. B.
Longsdorf, Forrest L. Steinman.
Reception: Past Masters—G. R.
Bogart, B. F. Biery, C. G. Cobum, S.
V. Heckathom, S. P. Herr, George R.
Miller, Dr. B. R. Hering, Armin Hau
enstein, Fred Mueller, Dr. Evan W.
Basinger, Harold Beals, Harold Bo
gart, George Klay, George Rauen
buhler, Henry Hilty, Sidney Hauen
stein, C. G. Stratton, Francis Mar
shall, Ralph T. Steams, Rolland
Stratton, Harold Kenedy, Leo Nelon
A. D. Wells.
Program: A. J. B. Longsdorf, R.
L. Triplett, Dr. Lloyd Ramseyer, Sid
Archives: Ralph T. Stearns, E. C.
Stultz, A. J. B. Longsdorf.
Publicity:—C. A. Biery, Arden Bak
er, Orden Smucker.
Broadcasting: B. F. Biery, P. W.
Stauffer, Eugene Benroth.
Amplifying: Geo. Klay, Fred Wen
ger, Norman Triplett, P. W. Stauffer.
Buildings and Grounds: Harry
Triplehom, C. G. Cobum, Harold
Beals, Rolland Stratton.
Decorating: Harold Kennedy, Ben
Shafer, Ross Gottshall.
Postal Employees: G. R. Bogart,
Ralph T. Stearns, Ed. R. Reichenbach,
Clyde Yerger, Dallas Berry, Harry’
Bogart, Wilbur Potee, Eugene Ben
roth, Byron Anderson, Melvin Long,
R. A. Patterson, Howard Stager.
Finance: Stanley Basinger, Chas.
Aukerman, E. C. Romey, Ralph T.
Traffic: Armin Hauenstein, Mayor
W. A. Howe, M. M. Bogart, Cleon
Triplett, Rolland Stratton.
Parade: C. G. Coburn, Forrest L.
Steinman, Dr. Evan W. Basinger, Rol
Ministerial Association: Rev. W.
L. Harmony, Rev. J. A. Weed, Rev.
Emil Burrichter, Rev. H. T. Unruh,
Rev. C. M. Armentrout, Rev. E. G.
Steiner, Rev. P. A. Kliewer.
Boy Scouts of America: Carl Gable,
Lions Intemationab. Charles Auk
erman, P. W. Stauffer, Dr. J. S. Stein
er, Ed. S. Lape, Ed Chamberlain.
Business Men: Noah Basinger, Ar
min Hauenstein, Carold Steiner, W.
H. Gratz Woodrow Little.
American Legion: Dr. M. D. Soash,
C. B. Fett, Howard Stauffer, Gilbert
Photograpers: Edgar Neuensch
wander and Press representatives.
THURSDAY, JULY 4, 1940
34 Take Exam For
Rural Mail Carrier
Thirty-four Bluffton area men
took the civil service examination
for two rural mail carrier positions
which will be open in the Bluffton
post office within the next year, dur
ing the examination session in Bluff
ton High school last Thursday morn
Altho 46 candidates had qualified
to take the examination, 12 of them
failed to report.
Appointments will be made to those
ranking highest on the certified list,
to be announced after grading of the
papers is completed.
First vacancy on Bluffton’s rural
routes will be next fall when G. R.
Bogart is to retire.
Funeral Sunday For
Mrs. Homer Green
Funeral services for Mrs. Homer
Green of Union township were held
at the Clymer church, Sunday after
noon. Mrs. Green, aged 69, died at
the home of her daughter, Mrs. Scott
Clymer at Trumansburg, N. Y.
Following her death the remains
were brought here for the funeral
services. Interment was made at
Besides her daughter she is sur
vived by her husband and two sons
Lehr and Mei'ritt Green of Union
NO JOB TOO (MALL
MUMMA ELECTRIC SHOP
Carl Mumma, Prop.
Phone 421-W Bluffton, O.
YOUR CITY MARKET
Quality Merchandise and Quick, Courteous Service.
PORK & BEANS 3™25c
NEW POTATOES, U. S. No. 1 Cobblers...................Peck 35c
TOMATOES, Fancy Red Ripe......................................2 lbs. 15c
WATERMELONS, Red Ripe.........................................Each 59c
COCA COLA, In Container.......................................... 6 for 25c
ICED TEA, Orange Pekoe Black............................... Yi lb. 19c
CHEESE WAFERS, By Lakeside.................................. bag 10c
RINSO—OXYDOL 2 S' 37c
MARSHMALLOWS, By Campfire...................................Ib. 14c
SALAD DRESSING, Fresh.......................................Quart 19c
ICE CREAM POWDER............................................. 3 boxes 25c
gas-forming conditions, sour
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Powder does the job quickly.
A. Hauenstein & Son
The Corner Drug Store
All Purpose Large Sack
2 Tall Cans 25C
LEMONS, Bright, Waxy Californias..........................Doz. 29c
ORANGES, Juicy Californias....................................... Doz. 15c
CORN, PEAS, Extra Standard.................................. 4 cans 29c
BREAD a 3 25c
BUTTER, Fancy, Fresh Churned.....................................lb. 29c
OLEO, Fresh from Factory........................................2 lbs. 19c
BOLOGNA, Fresh, Jumbo Sliced.............................. 2 lbs. 25c
GRAPE NUTS, Cereal Food.................................... 2 boxes 27c
WHEATIES, Toasted Whole Wheat Flakes... .2 boxes 21c
MILK, Large, Fresh Canned...................................... 6 cans 35c
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CAN RUBBERS, Extra Heavy Rubber................3 boxes 10c
CAN LIDS, Reg. Mason....................................................Box 19c
BACON, Sliced, No Rind.. ......................................... »/2 lb. 10c
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