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Sunday services at 10:30 a. m.,
subject: “Soul and Body.’
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
Christ Scientist, Boston, Mass.
Lee B. Remaley, Pastor
9:15 Sunday school.
10:15 Communion.
10:30 Morning worship.
6:30 Christian Endeavor.
The Ladies Aid will meet in the
home of Mrs. Grace Amstutz, Thurs
day evening, May 22.
W. L. Harmony, Pastor
9:00 a. m. Morning worship.
10:00 a. m. Sunday school.
A. C. Schultz, Pastor
8:00 p. m. Prayer service and
Teachers’ meeting.
8:30 p. m. Choir rehearsal.
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
10:30 a. m. Morning worship. The
subject of the morning sermon will
be, “Failure In the Christian Life.”
7:30 p. m. C. E. programs.
The public is cordially invited to
attend the services of the church.
Emil Burrichter, Pastor
Sunday school at 9:30 a. m.
Public worship at 10:45 a. m.
The Men’s Brotherhood invites all
members of the two churches to
their meeting on Thursday evening
of this week. Rev. Robert Diller
will be the speaker. Meeting called
for 8:00 p. m.
St. John’s:
Public worship at 9:15 a. m.
Sunday school at 10 a. m.
Junior C. E. at 6:00 p. m.
Men’s Brotherhood announced
Choir practice Thursday at 7:30
p. m.
E. G. Steiner, Pastor
9:30 Sunday school, Levi Melling
er, Supt.
10:30 Worship sendee in charge
of Girls’ Gospel Team, Bluffton
7:45 Thursday evening, Missionary
sendee. Misses Sommers and Hoyt
returned missionaries from Belgian
Congo will relate their experiences.
You are always welcome to worship
with us:.
A. F. Albro, Pastor
9:30 Sunday school.
10:30 Morning worship. Rev. IX.
No Sunday night services due to
Baccalaureate service at high school.
This Sunday in me
H. T. Unruh, Pastor
Thursday 7:15 p. m. Choir re
9:00 a. m. Church school.
10:00 a. m. Church worship.
6:00 p. m. Intermediate C. E.
There will be no evening services.
We shall join in Baccalaureate ser
vices at the High School.
Charles M. Armentrout, Pastor
There will be a united memorial
Sunday service with the Methodist
Church of Rockport.
9:30 a. m. Morning Worship.
10:30 a. m. Sunday school.
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
10:50 a. m. Morning worship.
6:00 p. m. TUXTS.
The subject of the sermon is
“America’s Memorials”. The public
is cordially invited to attend the
services of the church.
J. A. Weed, Minister
9:00 a. m. Church school.
10:00 a. m. Morning worship, with
music by Young People’s Choir.
Sermon topic—“We Know What We
11:15 a. m. Young People’s Choir
6:00 p. m. Epworth League Devo
tional service.
7:30 p. m. High school Baccalaur
eate sendee, at High School build
The Ohio Annual Conference of
the Methodist Church (heretofore
meeting in the fall) will hold its
first spring session next week, be
ginning on Tuesday afternoon, at
Memorial Hall, Columbus.
Each pastoral charge is to be
represented by one layman, in ad
dition to the pastor. The lay mem
ber from this church is Prof. A. J.
B. Longsdorf, and the reserve For
rest Steinman.
The U. S. Department of Agricul
ture is extending its food stamp
plan for distributing surplus agri
cultural commodities to all of Wood,
Richland, Columbiana, Huron, Ash
land, Carroll, Lorain, Trumbull, San
dusky, Jefferson, and Summit
counties, in addition to areas in
Ohio previously announced.
Manufacturers of farm imple
ments have been requested by Leon
Henderson, administrator of price
administration and civilian supply
in the Office for Emergency Man
agement, not to increase farm ma
chinery prices at this time. His
request is in the interest of na
tional defense, realizing that farm
machinery prices will become even
more important as the defense pro
gram affects the labor supply of
certain agricultural areas.
Wyandot, Butler and Tuscarawas
counties have been added to the areas
to which the government’s food
stamp plan for distributing surplus
agricultural commodities will be ex
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It has a capacity of 1 to 2 tons
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'powers the baler.
Chinese Speaker
A NDREW Gih, Chinese evan
gelist, who will speak at the
St. John Mennonite church Fri
day night and at Pandora Mis
sionary church Saturday night.
He will show also motion pic
tures of missionary work in
Mrs. Wm Leeson, daughter Eliza
beth and son William of Bethany
were Monday afternoon callers of
Miss Adda Yoakam.
The young married people’s class
of the Church of Christ were enter
tained Thursday evening at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Amstutz. Those
present were Mr and Mrs. L. C. Yant,
Mr and Mrs. Kent Amstutz, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Lewis, Mr. and Mrs.
Marvin Reigle and son Jackie Mr. and
Mrs. Lester McElwain and daughter
Janice, Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Arnold,
Mrs. Sari Bassitt, Mrs. Leroy Fett,
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Van Meter and
son John, Mrs. W’m. Ellenburger, Jr.,
Miss Ruth Bowers and Miss Alice
The Win-a- Couple class of the M.
E. church held their meeting Wed
nesday evening at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Ed Herr.
Miss Leia Frick and George Frick
of Bluffton were Sunday callers of
Mrs. Carrie Durkee and daughter
Mrs Wm. Rickard of Kalamazoo,
spent the week end with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Davis.
Mr. and Mrs. Clem Yoakam, Miss
Adda Yoakam, Mr. and Mrs Glen
i Wagner of Lima were Sunday guests
of Mr. and Mrs. George Y’oakam in
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Bassitt and
daughter of Bowling Green Mr. and
Mrs. Ed Bassitt of Michigan were
Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Lor
en Bassitt and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Keiffer and
daughter of Cuyhoga Falls were re
cent visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Emmet
Scoles and other relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Olan Larue of Mans
field Doyle Larue of Columbus were
last Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs.
Ira Larue.
The Senior class play, “’The Old
Crab” will be presented in the audi
torium, May 21. Members of the cast
are Carl Beery, Esther Hochstettler,
Luella Bailey, Zerrene Kidd, Carol
Fern Anderson, Robert McElwain,
Ruth Yarger, Ruth Freet, Gordon
Alison, Stanley Barber, Vera Van
Meter and Rebecca Marshall.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Truax and
sons, Mr. and Mrs. Elzie Gierhart,
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gierhart and
son Jerry of Germantown were last
Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Don
ald Dunlop at Marion.
Myrtle Brown and Mollie McIntire
of Hamler were Sunday afternoon
callers of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Row
Raymond Huber of Dayton Robert
Huber of Columbus Mr. and Mrs.
Maurice Huber and daughter of
Cleveland and Donald Huber of Camp
Shelby were recent visitors of Mr. and
Mrs. Orville Huber
The Berean S. S. class of the
Church of Christ were entertained
Thursday evening at the home of Mrs.
Cynthia Elliott. Those present were
Mrs. W. R. Dally, Mrs. Earl Bowers,
Mrs. Stanley Vertner, Mrs. Sam Var
vel, Mrs. E. C. Pfiefer, Mrs. Leonard
Green, Mrs. Pete Duldner, Mrs. Rose
McHenry, Mrs. Ed Bogart, Mrs. Ella
Yant, Mrs. Frank Lewis, Mrs. Mae
Stewart, Mrs. Esther Loombard, Mrs.
John Lenney, Mrs. Scott Lewis, Mrs.
Dclmer Beery, Mrs. Mae Bailey, Mrs.
I. W. Byerly of Lima, and Joan Van
Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Jennings are
enjoying a three weeks vacation trav
eling through the Southern states.
Mr. and Mrs. Byron Anderson of
Bluffton were Sunday dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Cook.
Mrs. J. S. Snodgrass of Findlay
was a Sunday caller of Mrs. Carrie
Mrs. Emma Barber returned to her
home here Sunday after spending the
winter in Florida.
Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Bogart of
Lima, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Guisinger
and daughter of Fostoria, Mr. and
Mrs. Bert Williams of Mt. Cory, Mr.
and Mrs. Wm. Kalb of Lima were
Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Wednesday Morning
Hogs—160 to 180, $8.70 180 to
240, $8.90 240 to 260, $8.80 roughs,
$7.75 stags, $6.75.
Lambs, $10.25 calves, $11.00.
Grain (bu. prices)—Wheat, 96c
corn, 73c oats, 92c soys, $1.21.
Mr. and Mr-. C. R. Black of
Marysville were ”.'d:iy guests of
Rev. and Mrs. Black.
Mrs. R. C. Pc a missionary
from China was morning speak
er at the Chri: church Sunday
Several from this community at
tended the fun»al of Mrs. Tillie
McGuire Wednesday at the County
line church.
Mrs. Merton Stettler and daugh
ter of Waynesfield were Thursday
dinner guests of Mrs. Inez Lippin
Mrs. Ivy Miller of Lima was a
week end guest of Mrs. Fred Bite
Miss Eloise Ha imond of Toledo is
spending a week with her parents,
Rev. and Mrs. L. D. Hammond.
Mrs. Russell Rex entertained the
bridge club Thursday evening with
twelve present.
Mrs. Guy Gossard and daughter
Avalene of Waynesfield were 1 hurs
day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Maxwell of
Lima were Sunday dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Maxwell.
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Bradley were
Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. A.
L. Bradley.
Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Greenawalt were Mr. and
Mrs. C. S. Overholtz of Flint, Mich.,
Mr. George Overholtz and Miss
Edyth Swander of Tiffin.
Sunday morning at 6:50 o’clock
Mr. J. W. Krisch of St. Marys was
instantly killed by the Trail Blazer
at the High street crossing.
Raleigh Watt of Oklahoma is
spending several days with friends
and relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Guthrie of
Delphos were Saturday guests of
Mr. and Mrs. William Guthrie.
Mr. and Mrs Ed May, Mr. and
Mrs. John Barges of Lima were
Sunday guests of Mrs. May and
Mrs. Hattie Hall.
The annual alumni banquet will
be held in the high 'school auditor
ium this Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Bixler, daugh
ter Faith and son Leon of Elkton,
Mich., visited Mr. Bixler’s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Adam Bixler from
Sunday until Tuesday.
The high s hool boys’ glee club
won second place in the national
contest held in Flint, Mich., Sat
Levi Hager, who spent the last
few years in Phoenix, Arizona re
turned here last Saturday.
The commencement program will
be held this Thursday evening.
Twenty-eight seniors will graduate.
Dr. J. A. Meyer of Western Reserve
University of Cleveland will be the
speaker. School will close on Wed
nesday but the pupils will return
on Friday for their grade cards.
Wayne Steiner is the owner of a
new 1941 Chevrolet purchased from
Myers at Columbus Grove.
Some money and keys were stolen
at the senior class play last week
by some pickpockets.
Mr. and Mrs. William Neuensch
wander of Fort Wayne visited in
the Ed Leightner and William Schu
macher homes Monday and Tuesday.
Mrs. Noah Zin. nerman and son
and daughter of Bluffton called on
Henry Hiltys, Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Bixler and
children of Elkton, Michigan and
Mr. and Mrs. Adam Bixler were
Monday evening supper guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Noah Schumacher and
Harry and Alice.
Reno Krohn, well known stock
buyer, and Pandora business man
died at his home Sunday evening
after a long illness at the age of
63. Funeral services were held in
the Grace Church Wednesday after
noon with Rev. Dibert, former pas
tor of the Methodist church, in
L. S. Hatfield was elected Bible
secretary of the Ohio Gideons at
the organization’s convention held
in Cincinnati, Saturday night. Mrs.
Hatfield was also elected president
of the women’s auxiliary. The
Gideons is an organization of
Christian laymen, one of whose ma
jor projects is the placing of Bibles
in hotels, hospitals and other public
places and also in military training
News Want-Ads Bring Results.
Wanted—Unlimited amount of fat
cattle connected with Eastern order
buyer. Call N. P. Steiner, Bluffton
phone 582-R. tf
For sale—Thorobred Duroc male
hog. E. J. Marquart, 1 mile west of
For sale—Gray mare 6 yrs. old.
John L. Reichenbach, Pandora.
For sale—9 shoats. D. E. Dailey,
I’2 miles south on Dixie highway.
For sale—Young Poland China male
hog. M. S. Burkholder, 2 miles west
of Bluffton.
For sale—30 shoats. Paul Som
mers. 1 mile north and 1 mile west
Omar Gratz is again planting over
thirty acres to musk melons.
Mrs. Josephine Moser was brought
home from the hospital last Thurs
day and is getting along nicely.
E. D. Kohli has been bedfast for
the past six weeks and his condi
tion remains about the same.
Donavin, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Oliver Schumacher, won highest
honors as cellist at the National
Musical contest which was held last
week at Flint, Mich. The boys’
chorus of Pandora high school under
the direction of Lorin McNeal won
second honors at the event.
A large number of the alumni as
sociation of the Pandora high school
are returning for the annual ban
quet which is being held at the
school building next Saturday even
The graduating class of the high
school is leaving early Monday
morning on a trip to Washington,
D. C. and other places of interest
along the way. Frank Krohn is
driving the bus that is being used
for the trip.
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hilty are
rejoicing over the birth of a daugh
ter born to them last Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Neiswander are
the parents of a baby boy born last
Mr. and Mrs. Oswin Garber,
daughter, Phyllis and Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence Eisman and family of
Toledo were Sunday dinner guests in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram
Geiger and family.
Andrew Gih, Chinese evangelist, is
speaking at the St. John church on
Friday night and at the Missionary
church on Saturday night. He is
also showing several films of motion
pictures from his native land.
Reno Krohn, for many years a
buyer of livestock in this locality,
passed away at his home late Sun
day night at the age of 63 years.
Clyde Neiswander is assisting Seth
Basinger with his spraying of
orchards and fruit trees.
The twin boys, Duane and Wayne
and their sister, Kathleen, children
of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Amstutz are
members of the graduating class
of the Pandora high school. This is
the only incident in the history of
the high school when three members
of one family completed their school
courses at the same time.
Melvin, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Abraham Unruh of Chicago, is
spending several weeks at the home
of Rev. and Mrs. P. J. Boehr and
family. 4
Joel Basinger was happily sur
prised by a number of friends on
his birthday last Friday evening.
The Pandora Milling Company is
at present erecting a large building
across the street from the main
place of business for storage pur
David Schumacher is assisting
Ben Eisenbach at present.
Some farmers are reporting that
the hard frosts of last week were in
jurious to many of the meadows.
A splendid rain fell the latter part
of the week which has greatly help
ed vegetation and also adds to the
preparation of the soil for corn
planting. Much of the corn will be
planted in this vicinity by the end
of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Milo Lora and sons
“America’s Best Bread Buy”
Ige. 1 ’/2-lb. E.
loaves JL W
Including Tax
Pure Vegetable Shortening
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3 43c~
entertained the following at dinner
Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. Milford
Haas, Gid Lehman, Pandora Mr.
and Mrs. Edwin Luginbihl, Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Thompson, Mrs. Mary
Luginbihl, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Dil
ler and family and John Diller, all
of Bluffton. Evening callers were:
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Wenger and
family and Mr. Flythe, father of
Mrs. Wenger.
Mr. and Mrs. Phares Bixel and
family entertained relatives from
Indiana, Sunday for dinner.
Farmers in this district who have
contracted to grow tomatoes for the
Pandora Cannery this summer are
busy setting out the plants. The
plants which come from a large
grower in Georgia are furnished by
the cannery.
Corn planting will be largely over
in this section within the next few
days. Some of the corn planted ten
days ago is already coming thru
the ground.
Pleasant Hill
Mr. and Mrs. Horace Stratton and
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Clever were Sun?
day afternoon callers at the Arthur
Phillips home.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hess and
family were Sunday dinner guests
and Mr. and Mrs. John Huber of
Lima were Sunday afternoon visitors
of Mrs. Lily Fett and Nellie Huber.
Norman and Richard Younkman
are spending the week with Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Phillips.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Younkman
and daughters and Mr. and Mrs.
Wayne Lugibihl and daughter were
Sunday afternoon visitors in the
Wm. Lugibihl home. Mr. and Mrs.
Raymond Stratton were Monday
evening visitors in the Wm. Lugibihl
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Hauenstein
called Monday evening and Mr. and
Mrs. Homer Lung called Wednesday
evening at the Dennis Brauen home.
Dorothy Lugibihl spent Tuesday
night with Patricia Huber.
Sondra Huber is spending the
week with her grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. David Holman of La
Mrs. Arthur Yoakum is seriously
ill at her home.
Mrs. Cora Huber and Mrs. Joy
Huber called Sunday afternoon at
the Arthur Yoakum
Mrs. Flora Scoles called Tuesday
afternoon on Mrs. Mae Weaver and
Mrs. Geo. Huber,
Geo. Huber and son James called
Monday evening at the Sam^ B^s^er
East Orange
Mrs. Leanna Mann, Mr. and Mrs.
Asia Mann and son of Detroit spent
last Friday with Mr. and Mrs. J.
D. Cummins.
Rev. C. M. Harsh and mother of
Van Wert Mr. and Mrs. Jess Cum
mins, Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Gallant
were Sunday dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell and son
Byron Leo, Mr. and Mrs. Rayon
Boutwell and son Lynn Ray.
Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Heldman of
Kenton Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Boehm
and son David of Jenera Mr. and
Mrs. Rayon Boutwell and son, Mr.
and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell and son
Byron Leo spent Sunday evening in
3 lb bag 41c
RICE, Fancy Blue Rose...................................................lb. 5c
POST TOASTIES or Kellogg's Corn Flakes .. Ige. pkg. 9c
WHEAT FLAKES, Sunnyfield............................2 pkgs. 15c
RICE or WHEAT PUFFS, Sunnyfield..............Ige. pkg. 8c
OATS, Sunnyfield......... ............. ,....................Ige. pkg. 13c
OLEOMARGARINE, Sure Good............................2 lbs. 21c
CAMPBELL'S BEANS............................4 16-ox. cans 27c
APPLE BUTTER............................................7!4-lb. jar 40c
SOAP, Ajax Toilet or Laundry............................3 cokes 11c
PEANUT BUTTER, Sultana........................... 2-lb. jar 23c
GOLD MEDAL FLOUR..............................2414-lb. bag 96c
NAVY BEANS.................................... 4 lbs. 19c
PRUNES, California.................. lb. 5c
TISSUE PAPER, Waldorf..................................... 4 rolls 17c
SOAP CHIPS, Balloon................... 5-lb. box 26c
PANCAKE FLOUR, Sunnyfield..................... 5-lb. bag 15c
BLEACH, White Sail..............................................2 qts. 17c
TOMATOES, Iona.....................................3 No. 2 cans 23c
PILLSBURY'S BEST FLOUR.................... 24!/z-lb. bag 94c
SPRY or CRISCO......................... 3-lb. can 51c
PEAS, Iona.................................................3 No. 2 cans 25c
FLOUR, Iona............................................24’/2-lb. bag 62c
SCRATCH FEED, Daily Egg..........................100 lbs. $1.96
LAYING MASH, Daily Egg............................100 lbs. $2.31
BEANS, Ann Page, All Varieties............2 1-lb. cans 11c
SALAD DRESSING, Iona............................................qt. 23c
BAKING POWDER, Clabber Girl .................. 2-lb. can 21c
WHITEHOUSE MILK................................ 4 tall cans 30c
FLOUR, Sunnyfield Pastry ... ....... 24’/z-lb. bag 60c
BAKER CANDY BARS..........................................2 for 21c
CLEANSER, White Sail....................................6 cans 19c
CORN, Packers Label.............. ...............4 No. 2 cans 29c
CORN FLAKES, Sunnyfield..........«.... 3 Ige. pkgs. 23c
FINE SALT..........................................................100 lbs. 89c
MACARONI or SPAGHETTI, Encore..........3-lb. box 23c
CALUMET BAKING POWDER........................lb. can 19c
SUPER SUDS..............................................2 Ige. pkgs. 29c
THURSDAY, MAY 22, 1941
the C. M. Heldman home.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Stager, Mr.
and Mrs. Ralph Stager attended the
funeral bf Ralph Nowlan in Dunkirk
Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. George Warren of
New Stark Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bow
man were Sunday dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Merle Laurance of
Mrs. Emma Boutwell called on
Miss Gayle Candler and mother of
Ada, Saturday evening.
A joint Anglo-American food com
mittee has been named to facilitate
and further speed up all phases of
the lend-lease program affecting agri
This dashing little shoe
gives you all the ease and
fitting qualities of a tie,
yet it’s opened-up, perfor
ated, and cut-out so that
it’s practically a sandal
This and many other
styles at $2.98
W.H.Gratz Shoe Store
(The Family Shoe Store)
Bluffton, Ohio
Fresh Drugs
Quality Drug Store
of All Kinds
Prescriptions Care
fully Compounded
Sidney’s Drug Shop
Phone 170-W

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