THURSDAY, MAY 22, 1941
High School Day
At College Friday
High school day will be observed
at Bluffton college when the Y. M.
C. A. and Y. W. C. A. organizations
will entertain high school seniors of
the area on the campus Friday.
The students will be conducted on
a tour through the college buildings
at 2:00 o’clock and will be guests of
the Beavers when they meet Wilber
force university in a baseball game
on the Bluffton diamond at 3:00
Dinner will be served to all visit
ing the college at 6:00 o’clock on the
The Mark of Quality
The TREND is very definitely in the direction of Best
Yet quality chicks and fresh feed, both very* reasonably
priced. Come and see the birthplace of Best-Yet chicks
and you will understand why they live and grow fast.
Born in large sanitary roomy incubators filled with live
air, their parent stock being bloodtested and well-bred,
they are off to a good start.
JOIN our ever widening circle of customers and profit
from our chicks, feed and equipment as they do.
The Bluffton Hatchery Co.
"The QUALITY is HIGH-But NOT the PRICE”
1.00 o 2.50
You’ll shout for joy when you see the new styles.
Water proofed straws in—cool mesh—cocoanuts—nub
straws—new shapes—wider brims—colorful pleated
bands. Also sailor straw’s.
Clothing and Shoes
lawn near the main building. The
evening program will include intra
mural softball after dinner and an
organ recital by Frances Jones, grad
uating senior, in the chapel at 8:00
CARD OF THANKS
Wa wish to thank all of the neigh
bors and friends for their aid and
sympathy extended in the death of
our beloved mother and daughter,
Mrs. Eva Neeley also Rev. Winn who
officiated at the funeral the ladies
of the church and all those sending
the many beautiful floral offerings.
Julia and Edward Neeley.
Elijah Kramer and family.
in the Hatchery Industry)
BY GIVING THEM A STREAMLINED
They will be thrilled by such a beautiful,
For years to come they will derive satisfac
tion and pleasure from the watch you give
Remember—every FAITH Watch carries a
See our big line of beautiful Elgin, Waltham
and Faith watches. Each watch regulated
on our time micrometer to perfect time.
Be sure and see me on Wednesday evening.
at W. H. Gratz Footwear Shop
HIS beautiful porcelain enameled range is like no
other “table-top” oil range you have ever seen. Many
convenience features to match its beauty..
oven burneas mounted on slide, can be drawn forward
for convenient Hgh ting... large "Live-Heat”oven, full por-,
celain finish..two large reservoirs, BOTH easily liftedont
from FRONT... Range available with or without cook*
ing-top cover, lamp, timer and condiment set shown here.
Come in and see this beauty and the other Perfections,
with elbow-high ovens, and stoves with one to five,
burners. Trade in your old stove. Easy terms.
Don’t buy an Electric Range until you have seen the new
L. & H. we are now showing.
Unsurpassed for high cooking efficiency and low current
THE BLUFFTON NEWS
B. F. BIERY, Business Mgr.
C. A. BIERY, Editor
Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio,
by the Bluffton News Publishing and
Subscription rates: $2.00 per year
in U. S. payable in advance.
Entered as second class matter at
the postoffice at Bluffton, Ohio,
under the Act of March 3, 1879.
Get your vegetable plants at
Allen Beeshy’s, 151 Riley St. 5
Miss Larkie Qauintance of Upper
Sandusky spent Sunday here with
Mrs. Edith Mann.
Mr. and Mrs. Amos Crawfis of To
ledo spent Sunday at the Eli Deppler
home on South Main street.
Watches and jewelry ordered for
graduation gifts. Place your orders
early. Dora Bixel, Citizens Bank
Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Schultz, son
Ned and daughter Mary spent Sun
day afternoon with relatives in
Mrs. Sadie Moore of Beaverdam
visited Monday at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Zehrbach of North
Mrs. Leona Stettler of Vine street
spent several days last week at the
home of her son, H. L. Redick and
family in Lima.
Dr. and Mrs. J. C. Wetherill of
Weston visited Sunday with Mrs. Ora
Wetherill and Mr. and Mrs. C. A.
Biery and family.
Wade Lape who is in training at
the naval aviation base, Glenview, Ill.
is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
E. S. Lape of Grove street.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Morrison of
Tulsa, Okla., and Mrs. Alva Mirrison
and daughter Betty of Bucyrus visit
ed relatives here the past week.
James Bixel, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Samuel Bixel of South Main street,
will graduate from the Cincinnati
Conservatory of Music on June 5.
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Niswander, dau
ghter Marcella, son Dean and Racine
Warren attended the Tulip festival
at Holland, Mich., over the weekend.
Three Bluffton youths in training
at Camp Shelby, Willard Dillman,
Merl Habegger and Ralph Augsburg
er are spending several days at their
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lightner of
South Lawn avenue were in Jackson,
Mich., the latter part of last week vis
iting Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hawk and
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Jackson.
Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Geiger and
daughter Chritine Rae and Mrs. Sara
Geiger spent Sunday in Westerville
with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Pugh and
family and Miss Beulah Geiger.
Lemco cedarized storage bags—
the ideal protection against moths
for your winter clothes. Bags 60
inches long, side opening, 2 for 25c.
Basinger’s furniture store. tf
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Miller of Geiger
street entertained Sunday: Mr. and
Mrs. Bert Miller and sons Don and
James, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Miller and
family and Eugene Bittner, all of
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Lehman and
daughter Eva Caroline of Cleveland
and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Niswander
and son Evan and daughter Wanda,
were guests Sunday of Mrs. Sarah
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Harris and
family of North Baltimore Miss
Elinor Bechtel and Mrs. Don Dick of
Cygnet were guests Sunday of Mr.
and Mrs. Wade Bechtol and family
on Grove street.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Wiebe and dau
ghter of Willard, Mrs. Cal Leiber and
Evan Leiber of Beaverdam and Mrs.
Bertha Matter and Bernice Matter
visited Sunday at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Calvin Stettler.
Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Stutltz of Wa
pakoeta, Mrs. Steiner Geiger and
daughters Jane Ann and Mary Sue of
Green Springs and Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
Stultz and son John were guests Sun
day of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Stultz on
Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Blaklesley had
as guests, Sunday: Mr. and Mrs.
Willard Fisher, son Ralph and dau
ghters Anna Jane and Carol and Mrs.
Jennie Fisher of Orange township
and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hochstettler
of this place.
The Beatrice Beauty shop will be
closed all day on Memorial day, May
30, which is also the date of the high
school alumni. Patrons expecting
sendee for the high school alumni
are requested to make appointments
as early in the week as possible.
Mrs. Leola Gratz (Mrs. W. H.
Gratz) 110 S. Lawn Ave., is now ac
cepting applications for a limited
number of kindergarden and grade
school pupils for a summer term of
eight weeks starting June 23. Morn
ing sessions only. Further informa
tion will be furnished on application.
Right now—at the beginning of
summer is the time to get those new
awnings and Venetian shades. A
complete line for your selection. Also
see us for furniture repairing. Mur
ray Upholstering shop, corner Wash
ington & Thurman streets. Phone
Those from this place attending fu
neral services for Mrs. Ethel Kitch
Yeaton held at Oberlin last Thurs
day afternoon were: Mrs. M. M.
Kibler, Mrs. Edith Mann, Mrs. W. E.
Diller, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Hauen
stein and Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Mann.
Mrs. Yeaton, a native of McComb,
was a cousin of Mr. Mann and a
[college roommate of Mrs. Diller.
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON. OHIO
Headquarters for home grown
sweet potato plants of all kinds.
Allen Beeshy, 151 Riley St. 5
Mr. and Mrs. John Nonnamaker
and son James visited Sunday at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Eikenber
ry of Ada.
Mrs. Robert Ewing was removed
from the Bluffton hospital to her
home on Grove street in the Stanley
Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Harmon and
family of South Lawn avenue were
week end visitors at the home of Mr.
Harmon’s mother near Marietta.
Mrs. Benedict Leichty of Thurman
street is moving this week to Lima
where she will make her home with
her daughter, Mrs. M. A. Parker.
Mr. and Mrs. Kent Hauenstein and
family of Marion spent Sunday at the
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar
Hauenstein of South Jackson street.
Forrest Steinman, accompanied by
Mrs. Steinman, of South Lawn avenue
returned Tuesday night from a week’s
business trip in Washington, D. C.
Mrs. Geo. Steams and daughters
Erma and Mamie of Upper Sandusky
visited Sunday at the home of Ralph
Stearns and family of Spring street.
Mr. and Mrs. Donavin Stratton and
daughter Donna Lou were Sunday
evening guests at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. H. E. Augsburger and fam
ily of Lawn avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. R. K. Cooney and son
Robert of South Jackson street wer?
called to Goodrich, M: gan, Sunday
night due to the illness of Mr. Coon
ey’s father, William Cooney.
Mrs. J. A. Weed of North Jackson
street returned home Monday after
having spent the past two weeks in
Columbus with her sister, who is im
proving after a critical illness.
Mrs. Wayne Harris and daughter
Sonja Kay returned last Friday after
haring spent a week visiting at the
home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
John Ambrose of Quincie, Mich.
Mrs. Leona Stettler of Vine street
in company with Mr. and Mrs. H. L.
Redick and family of Lima visited
Sunday at the home of the former’s
brother, Mr. and Mrs. Alva Anderson
of Coldwater, Mich.
Dr. J. E. Hartzler, of Hartford,
Conn, and Goshen, Ind., was in town
Wednesday morning. Dr. Hartzler is
delivering commencement and service
club addresses in the area and will
return east where he will finish the
quarter’s work at Hartford Theologic
al seminary. He will then begin a
speaking tour going through the mid
western states. Mrs. Hartzler is in
Hartford at the present time.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Bessire, for
mer Bluffton residents, who winter
regularly in Brandenton, Florida,
have returned to their home in
Nashville, Ind., for the summer.
Mrs. Bessire has been convalescing
the past winter following an opera
tion which she underwent last sum
mer in an Indianapolis hospital.
Diller ambulance removals: Dan
Krischbaum from his hime in Orange
township to the Findlay hospital last
Thursday morning and return to his
home Monday afternoon Mrs. Ray
Reichenbach from the Bluffton hos
pital to the Amos Reichenbach home
northwest of Bluffton Miss Juila
Neeley for Elijah Kramer home on
Main street to her home in Lima
Miss Isabell Miller from the Bluffton
hospital to Elizabeth street in Lima
Mrs. Elemer Nusbaum from her home
one mile west of Pandora to the Bluff
The following guests were enter
tained at a potluck dinner at the home
of Mrs. Alice Herr south of Bluffton,
Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. John A An
derson, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bader
tscher, Mr. and Mrs. John Manahan
and family, Mrs. Lily Manahan, Miss
Bettye Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar
Herr and family, Mrs. Addie Lewis
and grandson Herbert, Mr. and Mrs.
Millard Herr and daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. Olan Lewis and son Jimmie,
Miss Emma Hanahan, Forest, Jerome,
Woodrow and Olan Herr and Miss
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Beil, former
Bluffton residents, who for many
years resided at Crescent, Okla.,
have returned to Ohio where they
will reside on a farm which they
recently purchased near Weston in
Wood county. Mr. Beil will be re
membered by older residents as em
ployed in the oil field here about
forty years ago. For the past
twenty-five years he has been in
the employ of the Gulf Oil company
from which service he retired early
this year. Mrs. Beil, the former
Faery Battles, is the daughter of
the late Edward Battles of this
place. Mr. and Mrs. Beil arrived in
Ohio recently, coming from Lake
land, Florida, where they spent sev
eral months with relatives.
Relative Of Bluffton
Woman Dies Suddenly
Mrs. E. C. Ewers, 49, of Findlay,
an aunt of Mrs. R. G. Whisler of
Spring street, died at the Findlay
hospital Tuesday morning at 8:30
o’clock. Death came following ill
ness and a lapse into unconsciousness
from an overdose of pain tablets
taken Friday night.
Funeral services will be conducted
from the Miles funeral home Thurs
day afternoon at 2:30 o’clock. Sur
viving are her husband four daugh
ters, three in the Findlay public
schools two sisters, Mrs. O. P. Hart
man, four and one-half miles south
of Bluffton, and Mrs. W. Hindley of
The American Legion Auxiliary
will hold its regular meeting next
Tuesday night at 8 o’clock in the
Presbyterian Bible Class
The Presbyterian Women’s Bible
class will meet at the home of Miss
Alice Ludwig, Thursday afternoon
at 3 o’clock.
Announce Wedding Plans
Open church will be observed at the
wedding of Miss Virgilene Allman,
daughter of Dr. and Mrs. V. H. All
man, residing on the Dixie highway
and Clayton Bucher, son of Dan Buch
er, two miles west of town, to be held
at the First United Brethren church
in Lima, Wednesday, June 11.
The wedding vows will be received
by the bride-elect’s father, a former
pastor of the Lima church an organ
recital will be played before the cere
mony by Mrs. Roscoe Allman of
Clarksburg, W. Va. Francis Niswan
der of Bluffton will sing "Oh Promise
Me” and “Because” accompanied by
Mrs. Vinton Bucher of this place.
Maid of Honor will be Miss Mary
Elizabeth Amstutz, a classmate of
Miss Allman's at Bluffton college and
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilhelm
Amstutz. Bridesmaids will be Miss
Julia Culp of Akron, a classmate at
Bluffton college Miss Virginia Fish
er, a roomate at the college Miss
Mary Kathleen Allman of Clarksburg,1
W. a., and Miss Lucille Tenney of
Buchhannon, W. Va., a cousin of the
Mr. Bucher has chosen Melvin
Yoder of Goshen, Ind., to serve as
best man. Cliffton Diller will be head
usher with Richard Gratz and Dale
Grismore of Bluffton and Richard
Barnett of Lima assisting as ushers.
Presbyterian Social Club
The Presbyterian Social club will
meet at the home of Mrs. Paul Faze,
of South Main street, Wednesday
night. Mrs. Edgar Hauenstein and
Mrs. Armin Hauenstein are assistant
The Member Minders club will meet
at the home of Paul Faze of South
Main street, Thursday night.
Weds Findlay Man
In an impressive single ring cere
mony last Friday evening in the
Pleasant View United Brethren
church, Miss LaVaun Habegger,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William
Habegger, of Pandora, became the
bride of Kenneth Keller, son of Mrs.
Florence Keller, of Findlay.
Rev. Paul Zimmerman, pastor, re
ceived the vows before an altar
banked with bridal wreath and bask
ets of flowers.
Special music was provided at the
ceremony by Kenneth i reen, Miss
Livonia Harris, Mrs. Robert IcVey,
Rev. Hilliard Camp, Len Z amerly
and Arlin Augsburger.
The bride was graduated from
Pandora High school and has been
employed at the plant of The Trip
lett Electrical Instrument Co. in
Bluffton, for several years. Keller
is a graduate of Rawson High school.
Following the wedding service, the
couple left for a motor trip thru the
Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ream of Lima
entertained Sunday in honor of their
son, Herbert Ream of Seattle, Wash.
Guests were: Herbert Ream of Se
attle, Wash., Mr. and Mrs. Myron
Foust and family of Akron, Mrs.
Edna Anspach, Mr. and Mrs. Pete
James and son Ronald Tyler, Mrs.
Virginia Fuller and daughter Bar
bara, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Hilty and
son Clayton, and Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Hilty and son David, all of Colum
bus, Miss Martha Niswander of
Steubenville, Miss Lucile Graham of
Amsterdam, Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Harmon and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Stryker, Mr. and Mrs. Rich
ard Strahm and daughter Joyce Ann
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Niswander
and daughter Letha, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Hilty and daughter Rosann,
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Young, Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Schaublin, Mr. and
Mrs. Wil ford Gratz and Mr. and
Mrs. Will Hilty.
CARD OF THANKS
We desire to express our sincere
gratitud? to our neighbors and friends
during the time of our recent sorrow.
The many ways in which the sympa
thy of the community was expressed
will long be remembered and cherish
Mrs. Noah M. Niswander.
Mr. and Mrs. Russel Huber
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Niswan
der and family.
Richard V. Niswander.
Records show that prices of farm
products at local markets advanced
7 points during the month which
ended April 15. This is the sharpest
rise since European nations declar
ed war in September 1939
H. S. Tennis Team
Wins Two Matches
Winning two matches in play of
the last week, Bluffton High tennis
players defeated Ada, 4 to 1, and
Lima South, 6 to 1. Both matches
were played on the Bluffton courts.
Against Ada the Pirate netters
won three singles and one doubles
assignments as follows: Howe (B)
defeated Needy, 6-4, 6-0 Berky (B)
defeated Berger, 6-1, 8-6 Beidler
(B) defeated Elwood, 6-2, 6-1 Howe
and Berky teamed to defeat Needy
and Berger, 6-2, 6-2 and Elwood and
Sterling won over Tosh and Schmidt,
3-6, 6-3, 7-5.
Results in play against Lima South
were Howe (B) defeated Davis, 6-2,
6-1 Berky (B) defeated Roberts,
6- 4, 6-1 Beidler (B) lost to lames,
7- 5 6-4 Schmidt (B) defeated Clay,
6-3, 6-3 Tosh (B) defeated Cusick,
6-2, 6-4 Howe-Berky defeated Davis
Roberts, 6-1, 6-3 and Tosh-Schmidt
defeated lames-Clay, 6-4, 5-7, 7-5.
Bluffton netters also competed in
the Northwest Ohio High School
tournament at Bowling Green last
Friday. In singles play Berky lost
to Bailey, Toledo DeVilbis, 6-1, 6-0
and Tosh and Schmidt were defeated
in doubles by a Sylvania team that
went to the state semi-finals last
year, 6-1, 6-0.
Play of the nextweek will find
Ada meeting Bluffton again this Fri
day on the local courts.
Men In Service
Pvt. Evan E. Amstutz
Company B, 6th Training Batallion
Fort Eustis, Va.
Pvt. Walter G. Williamson
50th Pursuit Group. 4th Air Base
Selfridge Field, Mich.
According to the food unit division,
Office of Production Management
Supplies Section, the American sol
dier and sailor is better fed than at
least 60 per cent of the people of the
United States and better than any
other fighting man in the world. The
report says every man receives 5,000
calories a day, and adds that each
day the army alone uses 1,000,000
pounds of meat, 600,000 pounds of
potatoes, 700,000 quarts of milk, 125,
000 pounds of butter, and $50,000
worth of bread.
Brazil has the largest standing
army in South America,,, but Argen
tina has the largest number of
Wanted—Child’s second hand bed
also used drop leaf table. 134 Wash
Wanted—Experienced glove mak
ers. Apply at The Boss anufacturing
Co., for positions.
Wanted—5,000 lbs. coarse wool
also corn and oats. Master Feed Mill.
For rent—Rooms. Mrs. John Wat
kins, Cherry St.
For rent—3 room apartment, all
electric kitchen. Available after
June 1. Adults. Ed Chamberlain.
For rent—Room in old postoffice
building, suitable for office or sleep
ing purpses see W. F. lutzi tf
For sale—Good spring tooth harrow.
Cal Luginbuhl, Bluffton phone. tf
For sale—40 acres l1^ miles west
of Bluffton, known as the Roethlis
berger farm. Mrs. Elizabeth Bout
For sale—Cabbage yellow resist
ant and frost proofed 15 varieties
of tomatoes head lettuce mangoes
pimentos red hot peppers egg
plant yellow Jersey and Nancy Hall
sweet potatoes yellow yams and
Porto Ricans. All kinds of red,
pink and bunch sweets. These are
good, home grown plants. Allen
Beeshy, 151 Riley St. 5
For sale or trade—1938 Oldsmo
bile sedan. Priced right. Ed
For sale—Yellow’ resistant cabbage
plants also tomatoes and pimento
plants. Gid Luginbuhl, West Elm St.
For sale—White enamel ice box
$10 Auto-gas table top gasoline
range, used four months. See Mrs.
J. O. Biome, N. Main St.
For sale—Line and end posts cut
from railroad ties originally creosot
ed. Line posts at 15c and ends at
70c. This money can not buy a finer
post. Come look them over, not many
left. Call 576-R or see Frank Lugi
bihl, 4 miles south of Bluffton
For sale—Schwin bicycle, spring
fork, forewheel brake, extras. Ex
cellent condition. Sacrifice- See
Wayne Luginbuhl, West Elm street.
For sale—Yam plants. Mrs. Edw.
Good, 124 Lawn Ave.
For sale—Kalamazoo coal and wood
enamel stove also Benrus lady’s
watch. Stove may be seen at Ralph
Steininger .'esidence, Mt. Cory.
For sale—Residence property at
Mt. Cory, remodeled recently. A. D.
Grttz, City hall.
For sale—Small frame building 5
5 6, formerly- used for outside
basement door entrance. A. D. Gratz
For sael—50 varieties of iris, all
colors see them in bloom and choose
your colors now for fall delivery.
Prices 15c to 25c. One plant free with
1 every five purchased. Visitors wel
come. Jesse Bracy, S. Lawn Ave. tf
Dogs running at large have been
damaging gardens and frightening
small children. All dog owners are
hereby’ notified to keep their dogs on
W. A. Howe, Mayor 5
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT
The State of Ohio.
Allen County, ss.
Estate of John J. Klay, Deceased.
Theodore E. Stepleton of 707 College Ave..
Lima. Ohio, has been appointed and qualified
as administrator of the estate of John J. Klay,
late of Allen County, Ohio, deceased.
Dated this 2nd dav of May. IR41.
RAYMOND P. SMITH.
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You’ll find it—
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Right here in Bluffton there
are many cases where insur
ance has rebuilt homes—re
paired automobiles and paid
hospital and doctor bills.
All this is available to you,
too, at modest cost. Nowhere
else except in insurance could
you obtain such guaranteed
protection for such a com
paratively small outlay.
Insurance—see about it today
—you may need it tomorrow.
W. F. IUTZI
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your car doesn’t go that
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remember, the world’s
fastest auto speed record was
made on Dunlop tires the
same make of tire that you
Get our prices before you
buy tires for Decoration day
driving—you’ll save real money
—and besides you get a
mighty liberal trade-in allow
ance on your old tires.
Get Dunlops and you get
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