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THURSDAY, OCT. 23, 1941
Former Bluffton Man In Railroad Accident Willard Conrad, of Lima, former Bluffton resident, employed as an en gineer on the Nickel Plate railroad escaped with minor bruises in a railroad accident when two trains crashed at Fremont, Monday after noon. Conrad w’ho was engineer on a switching locomotive pulled out of a siding and crashed into a Toledo bound Wheeling & Lake Erie freight train. The locomotive toppled onto its side after hitting about 17 cars from the rear of the 70 car freight. The accident occurred, members of the switching crew said, when some one tampered with the switch, caus ing the Nickel Plate locomotive to Notice! Due to remodeling of the building I now occupy on Cherry street, I am forced to move my auto repair shop. As there is no vacant building suitable for a repair shop, I shall be out of business after October 25. I regret the move I must make and wish to thank you all for the many years of friendly support. H. Ray Mamma Momma Garage mon mu THE BLUFFTON COLLEGE CONCERT SERIES Season 1941-1942 THE GUARDSMEN QUARTET OF HOLLYWOOD— featured in concert, radio and motion pictures—Nov. 7 ROBERT ELLIOT—talented American violinist—second appearance in Bluffton—Jan. 8 RALPH DOBBS—outstanding young American pianist— March 11 THE RINK STRING QUARTET—artists with a distinct musical understanding—second appearance in Bluffton— April 27 Adult Season Ticket...................................$1.75 High School Season Ticket...................... 1.00 Grade School Season Ticket.......................... 50 Season Tickets on Sale at Hauenstein & Son Pharmacy $$ FOR POULTRYMEN $$ The government wants 300,000,000 dozen extra eggs. It requires 1,600,000 eggs daily to feed the boys in the camps. Egg prices are to be pegged till June 1943. Start Your Pullets on Master Egg Mash or Mix Home-grown Grain with 34% Master Mix Concentrate. MASTER FEED MILL Phone 317-W Efficient Home Heaters move onto the main line instead of to another siding. Roy Ford of Kenton, Nickel Plate brakeman is reported in a serious condition in the Fremont hospital as the result of injuries received in the accident. Conrad was released from the hos pital after receiving first aid treat ment. He is a brother of Raymond and Donivan Conrad of this place. Tax Settlement Made By Auditor Final settlement of balance due the town from the September tax collection was made the first of the week when the sum of $2,075.18 was received by Corporation Clerk Wil ford Geiger from the office of county auditor Floyd Griffin. that cut Ueatiua caiid Estate Heatrola It’s tops in coal burning heaters—ask us about the exclusive “Intensifire*, found only in Estate Heatrola. Perfection Oil Heaters Burns oil—no fuss or muss—thermostat control keeps your home warm, morning, noon and night. Round Oak Furnaces Estimates without obligation on installation in your home. L. T. Greding Hardware THE BLUFFTON NEWS B. F. BIERY, Business Mgr. C. A. BIERY, Editor Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio, by the Bluffton News Publishing and Printing Co. 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. For custom combining call Clayton Bucher, Bluffton phone 525-W. 26 Miss Emma Hilty spent the week end at the home of her brother, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hilty. Jitney supper at the Presbyterian church, Thursday night from 5 to 7 p. m. The public is invited. Mrs. M. M. Kibler is visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. W. Bash and family in Lorain. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Cahill of Jef ferson street spent Sunday in To ledo visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Baum. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Augsburger and sons Don and Buddy visited Sunday at the home of Supt and Mrs. Dwight Musselman at Mt. Gilead. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Tressel of Ada visited Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Oehrli and Mrs. J. J. Hamilton on Poplar street. Mr. and Mrs. Gail Shine and fam ily of Lima spent Tuesday evening at the home of her sister, Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Conaway and family. Harry Turner, Jr., who is attend ing business college at Tiffin, spent the week-end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Turner of Harmon road. Mary Eileen Oberly of Jenera spent Sunday with Sara Mae Oberly who is convalescing at her home here following a recent operation for appendicitis. Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Driver of Lima spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood Diller and family and Mrs. W. E. Diller and family of South Main street. Mrs. Lena Lockwood and son Mich ael of Santa Ynez, Calif., who are visiting friends in Ohio spent several days last week at the home of Mr. and Mr. E. P. Conaway and family. Kenneth Luginbuhl, private first class, of Camp Shelby, Miss., is home on an eight day furlough this week visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Luginbuhl south of Bluffton. Mrs. Ora Wetherill left Saturday for Ashville, Ohio, to visit her sister in-law, Mrs. Blanche Morrison and ac company her on a motor trip to Kan sas City. They expect to be gone for tw’o weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hilty spent Friday in Berne, Ind., attending the funeral of a friend, Mrs. Rosina Sprunger. Mr. and Mrs. Hilty made their home with the Sprunger’s whi le living in Berne. Mr. and Mrs. Myron Elliott and daughter Rose Mary of Columbus Grove, Mrs Ethel Robert and daught-, er Virginia and Richard Augsburger spent the week end on a motor trip to Niagara Falls. Stated communication Bluffton Ma sonic lodge next Monday night. Work in Entered Apprentice degree for two candidates. A good attendance is de sired. Charles Aukerman, W. M. Ralph Stearns, sec. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Geiger of Cleveland were here Saturday to at tend the Bluffton college homecoming and visit relatives and friends in Bluffton and vicinity. Their son, Kent, is a member of the sophomore class at Princeton university. A number from this place motor ed to Waynesfield, Sunday to spend the day with Mr. and Mrs. Earl Jorg and Mr. and Mrs. John Jorg. Enjoying the trip were Mrs. Noah Zimmerman, Bernice and Junior Zimmerman, Miss Sarah Amstutz and Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hoch stettler and family. Mrs. Gertrude Stauffer who spent the past summer here with her mother, Mrs. J. J. Hamilton of Poplar street, has returned to Phoenix, Arizona for the winter. Her son, Royce Stauffer, in the army air corps who was ill with pneu monia in a Salt Lake city hospital is much improved and was recently released from the hospital. Jitney supper at the Presbyterian church, Thursday night from 5 to 7 p. m. The public is invited. Those from a distance attending funeral services held for Mrs. Arthur Yoakam, Saturday afternoon includ ed: Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Cantrell and son Glen, of North East, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller, of Albion, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Porter and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Monroe, of Cort land Mrs. J. S. Lonsinger, Phila delphia Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Skaggs and daughter Helen, St. Clairsville Mr. and Mrs. Finley Reeves, Port land, Ind. Diller ambulance removals: Clar ence Jones from his home in union township to Bluffton hospital Mrs. Lyman Barnes from Bluffton hos pital to her home in Jackson town ship Lydia Ann Blosser from Lima Memorial hospital to the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Blosser, Jackson township Newton Elzay from the home of Ami Pifer, Orange township to Bluffton hos pital Sarah Mae Oberly from Bluffton hospital to her home on Cherry street. THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO Mrs. Bertha Wetherill of Weston is spending several days here the guest cf Mrs. Goldie Battles. Jitney supper at the Presbyterian church, Thursday night from 5 to 7 p. m. The public is invited. C. A. Huber and daughter Miss Olive Huber were Sunday guests at the home of Geo. Thomas near Find lay. Mrs. Cora McGeorge and daugh ters Goldie and Lucille of Lima were Sunday visitors at the W. W. Huber home. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Getties, daugh ter Zitella, John Rogers and grandson James Griffith spent Sunday in To ledo, the guests of relatives. Mr. and Mrs. James Elvin, re cently married, have returned from a wedding trip to Petoskey, Mich., and are at home at 108 Poplar street. Mrs. Eli Hartman of Jefferson street has returned from a visit with her sister, Mrs. Emma Klumpp of East Sparta and a niece, Mrs. Carl Bocker in Kenton. Maurice Boutwell southeast of Bluffton who is in army service is now located at Camp Wolters, Texas, ac cording to word received here the first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Horace Wilson and family of Findlay and Mrs. Gerald Basinger and family of Pandora visited Mr. and Mrs. Levi Oberly and family, Sunday. Regular meeting of the Royal Neighbor lodge, Friday night. Mrs. Ross Bogart and Mrs. Frank Arm brecht will be in charge of the pro gram. A good attendance is desired. B. B. Harding of Denver, Col., spent Sunday at the J. A. Warren home in Orange township. Mr. Harding stopped off here enroute on a business trip to Washington, D. C. Mrs. Mary Matter of Garau street left Wednesday morning for Sala manaca, N. Y., where she will make an extended visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Reynolds and family. Mr. and Mrs. John Nonnamaker and son Jimmy had as their guests, Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. John Criblez of Lima Mr. and Mrs. Willard Kramer of Mt. Cory and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Diller of this place. Dr. and Mrs. M. D. Soash of South Main street have returned from a two weeks’ motor trip thru the Middle West, during which time they attended the convention of the In terstate Medical association at Min neapolis. Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Brehman of Glendora, Calif., arrived Sunday to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Agin, who are at the Lyle rest home in Dunkirk and look after af fairs here. Mr. and Mrs. Agin who were ill last summer are now much improved. Mr. and Mrs. Brehman expect to leave for their home in California, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Springer, dau ghters Mary Elise and Kathryn Jane and son John Mervin of Peoria, Ill., visited from Thursday until Sunday at the home of Mrs. Springer’s par ents, Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Stepleton of ’North Lawn avenue and attended the Bluffton college homecoming over the week end. They were accompanied home by Mrs. Stepleton who will spend several weeks with her daught er and family in Peoria. Winget-Thompson Wedding Solemnized Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Winget of near Bluffton announce the mar riage of their daughter, Dellora Mae Winget to Raymond Thompson, son of Homer Thompson which was sol emnized Sunday. Rev. Sedetealhaur of North Balti more officiated at the nuptial cere mony. Attending were Miss .Von Dale Winget, sister of the bride and Miss Kathleen Dukes, a close friend. The groom’s attendants were Clar ence Burkholder and Lowell Benard. After the ceremony a wedding din ner was given in the home of the bride for the immediate relatives. Mrs. Thompson is a graduate of Union Township high school, Mt. Cory, in the class of 1941, and is employed at the Triplett Electrical Instrument company in Bluffton. Mr. Thompson attended school at Harrod and is employed on a farm near Bluffton. They will make their home with the bridegroom’s father for the pi esent. Draft Board No. 3 To Send 12 Men Allen County Draft Board No. 3, in the jurisdiction of which Bluffton is included, will be asked to provide 12 men in the 31st draft call to be filled some time between Nov. 14 and 25. An unofficial quota of 40 men has been set for Allen county. Board No. 1 must send 15 men Board No. 2, 13 men and Board No. 3, 12 men. CARD OF THANKS We wish to express our heartfelt thanks to the relatives, friends and neighbors for their sympathy ex tended to us in the loss of our be loved husband and father also Rev. Burrichter and Rev. Lahr for their consoling words, the singers for their services and floral and auto donors. Mrs. Adolph Badertscher & Children SOCIETIES and CLUBS Legion Auxiliary The regular meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary will be held in the Legion hall Tuesday night at 8:00 o’clock. Approaching Marriage Mr. and Mrs. Harry Barnes, of South Main street, announce the en gagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Rosalie June to Gail Rakosky, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Rakosky of Lakeside. The wedding will take place Saturday, November 8th. Century Circle South America was the theme of the meeting of the Century Circle held at the home of Mrs. Wilhelm Amstutz with Mrs. H. H. Huser, as sistant hostess, Wednesday after noon. The following program was presented: South America Has Everything, Mrs. A. D. Gratz Lib erators and Heroes of South Ameri ca, Mrs. A. C. Burcky. Travel Class The Travel class met at the home of Mrs. Julia Adams of South Lawn avenue Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. R. L. Triplett was assistant hostess. The following program was present ed: Seven Mothers Who Were Proud, Mrs. Albert Baumgartner “Free Land'’, Rose Wilder Lane, Mrs. Charles Armentrout. To Wed Sunday Dr. and Mrs. W. M. Niswander of South Jackson street are announcing the approaching marriage of their daughter Esther to Paul Emmert, son of Mrs. Grace Emmert of Elk hart, Ind. The ceremony will be solemnized Sunday morning at 7:30 o’clock at the First Mennonite church. The Rev. H. T. Unruh pastor of the bride will officiate at the open church wedding. A reception for the bridal party and immediate families will follow at the home of the bride. Both the bride and groom have attended Bluffton college. The bride has been employed at the R. T. Gregg store at Lima and the groom at the Emmert Appliance store at La Grange, Ind. Bluffton College Is Host To Conference Bluffton college will be host to the Northwestern Ohio Home Economics club conference to be held on the campus Friday. About 60 delegates from the colleges of this area will attend the conference, it was stated by Miss Edna Ramseyer, instructor in home economics at the college. “Home Economics and our Present World” will be the general theme of the conference. It will be enlarged upon through discussion groups, ex hibits and addresses by authorities in the field. Miss Eunice Ryan, pro fessor of clothing and Dr. Ramsow er, head of the vocational agriculture department, both from Ohio State university, have been secured to guide thought along this line. Miss Ryan will discuss “Clothing and the Present World Situation” Friday afternoon at 2:30 and Dr. Ramsower will present “Present Day Challenges for Home Economists” at 8 p. m. that evening. Registration of delegates will com mence at 1 p. m. Friday afternoon, and will continue through 1:30. A tea has been planned for the hour between 1:30 and 2:30, with inspec tion of exhibits, and a word of wel come from Bluffton’s president, Dr. L. L. Ramseyer, coming at that time. Miss Ramseyer is also expected to give a few words of greeting then. Following Miss Ryan’s address at 2:30, discussion groups will meet to consider such topics as “trends and challeges in home economics today.” “Home Economics club programs,” and “financial problems of Home Economics clubs.” Acting chairmen and secretaries for these groups will be selected from representatives of visiting colleges. A summarization of the discussion groups will be made from 4:30 to 5:30 in a business session. Follow ing this, delegates will be allowed free time until the banquet which is scheduled for 6:45 p. m. in the Ropp hall dining room. Immediately after Dr. Ramsower's address in the college Chapel that evening, singing and folk games will be conducted as an optional activity. The conference will be brought to a conclusion at 10 p. m. Friday evening. All conference plans are being made by the Bluffton Home Econom ics club. Miss Margaret Olivet, sen ior from Chicago, is president of the group. Mayor’s Notice Malicious destruction of property in connection with the observance of Halloween will not be tolerated and law violators will be subject to pro secution. Parents are requested to caution their children in this matter. 26 W. A. Howe, Mayor Last Kites For Beaverdam Man Funeral services for Orville Young, 72, retired farmer who lived 52 years on a farm southeast of Beav erdam, were held at the Beaverdam Church of Christ Wednesday after noon. Mr. Young died at his resi dence near Lima on Monday where he had lived for the past two years following retirement. Survivors are his wife, Dora four sons associated with the Young Bros. Trucking Co. in Lima, Lewis, Wood row, Burnie and Laverne four daughters, Mrs. Hazel Mort, Mrs. Mel vine Miller, Mrs. Anola Stemcn of Lima Mrs. Myrtle Snyder of Cairo. Burial was made in the Beaver dam cemetery. WANT-ADS Wanted—Scrap steel and metals. Highest prices paid. Dana Mathew son, 128 Riley St. tf Wanted—Corn, soybeans and oats. Truck will haul. Master phone 317-W. Feed Mill, Wanted—Hatching eggs from pure bred flocks of all breeds ii you have chicks that can qualify fo the Ohio U. S. Approved plan. W liberal premiums above ma Write or call Blue Ribbon wil pay price, Hatt’hery, Inc., Beaverdam, Ohio. Z i Farmers attention Buy your spring post supply now. Posts cut from railroad ties former y cr?osot* ed. Lines at 16c and end posts st 75c. The supply is limited. Call phone 576-R, or see Frank Lugibihl, 4 miles south of Bluffton on Bentley road. Reliable farmer wants to rent farm near Bluffton for cash rent. Write Geo. Manges, Findlay, Route 4, Box 220. 27 Wanted—Washing and ironing. Work satisfactorily done. Inquire News office. Wanted—Help for husking corn. Mrs. Ira Slusser, Bluffton phone 648-Y. Wanted—To buy farm of 40 to 50 acres located within six miles of Bluffton. Write Box 106, Bluffton News. 29 Wanted—More flocks to supply hatching eggs. Must he high qual ity. Steiner’s Hatchery, phone 182W. 182-W. For rent—Modern three room apartment. Inquire 109 Riley St., after 5 p. m. For sale—Estate Heatrola, cheap. Roy Reams, Spring St. For sale—25 White Rock pullets. Levi H. Hauenstein, 3 miles south of Bluffton on County line. Bluffton phone. For sale—Glow Boy No. 95 cir culating heater, guaranteed to be in perfect condition terms if desired. James Motter, 1 mile north and ’a mile west of Ada. For sale—Firewood for fireplace or chunk wood also Irish Cobbler po tatoes. Clarence Steiner, Bluffton phone 535-T. tf For sale—Several varieties of good winter apples. Steiner Fruit I Farm. For sale—Red and Golden Delicious and Wagner apples. N. W. Basinger. I S. Main St. 27 For .sale—Modern house at 429 S. Main street, to close estate reason able. Paul Faze, executor. For sale—Brown leather bed dav enport in good condition. Reason able if taken at once. Inquire 144 Riley St., Bluffton. For sale—Nice sweet turnips. Sutter Vegetable Farm, Pandora. 29 For sale—Globe Dutch oven kitch en range, completely equipped, guar anteed in A-l condition. Terms, For complete information see James Motter, 1 mile north and *4 mile west of Ada. For sale—Sweet cider and apples. Augsburger Fruit Farm. tf For sale—Business block on S. Main St. also lot on Spring St. Edith L. Mann, phone 197-W. tf For sale—10 varieties of winter ap ples also cider apples. W. G. Carr, 3,z2 miles north of town. 2? For sale—Electric range, 4 burn ers and large oven, perfect condi tion, guaranteed O. K. I have no further use for it. Come and see this range and .you can buy it right. Dr. F. L. Foust, Beaverdam phone 455. For sale—Laundry stove, good condition. Rolland Koontz, 430 Cherry St For sale—For fall planting, fruit and shade trees make stronger growth first summer. Ground in bet ter condition. Surer to grow. Place orders at once at 331 Cherry St. L. A. Oberly. For sale—To settle estate, 90 acre farm (one of those good ones) 3'2 miles southwest of aPndora in Swius community: 8 room house bank barn, silo hog house, cribs, coop, adapted to livestock farming. Electricity, 2 good wells, abundance of fruit. Well drained deep black loam with clay subsoil. One-half purchase price can be financed over long term at low in terest rates. oCntact Clarence D. Diller, Executor, Pandora, Ohio. 31 For sale—Hampshire Reds and Leghorn pullets. R. S. Marshall, 1 mile south and 1 mile east of Junction of 103 and 69. PAGE FIVE Child Expert TAR. Garry Cleveland Myers, nationally known editor and educator, who will speak to a public meeting in the Bluffton High school auditorium next Wednesday night, October 29, at 8:00 o’clock. The appearance of the well known child expert is being sponsored by the Bluffton Women’s Federation of Clubs. Men's Congress At New Bremen Sunday Bluffton delegates were included among the 350 people present at the 17th annual Men’s Congress of the Evangelical and Reformed churches of West Ohio held at the St. Paul Evangelical and Reformed church in New Bremen, Sunday. Principal address of the day was presented by Rev. L. W. Goebel, president of the Evangelical and Reformed church of Chicago, Ill. His topic was “The Measure of the Manhood of Jesus.” BLUFFTON MARKETS Wednesday Morning Hogs—160 to 200, $0.70 200 to 240, $9.90 240 to 260, $9.70 roughs, $8.75 stags, $7.25. Calves, $13.25 lambs, $10.50. Grain (bu. prices)—Wheat, $1.01 corn, 65c oats, 42c soys, $1.44. FARM BUREAU INSURANCE Automobile—Fire—Life Check these advantages: Reasonable rates efficient ser vice only standard non-assessable policies written. Farm Bureau Insurance Services Paul E. Whitmer. Agent 245 W. Grove St.—Phone 350-W Bluffton, Ohio It wasn’t as big ... as it looked Insurance that looks ample when the policy is written only too often falls woefully short of replacing a loss when it occurs. Check up on your insurance today—the amount can be changed NOW if necessary— no need to wait until the policy expires. We’ll he glad to help you— without obligation, of course. W. FIUTZI Dependable Insurance for Dependable People SEE US FOR BONDS theatre CT AR O 1 xl 11 Bluffton THURS.—FRL—SAT. UNFINISHED BUSINESS with IRENE DUNN ROBERT MONTGOMERY SUN.—MON. JANE WITHERS in AVERY YOUNG IADY Matinee Every Sun. 2:30 TUES.—WED. JANE FRAZEE in Sing Another Chorus Also The Lone Wolf Takes A Chance COMING—Deanna Dur bin’s Latest Picture It Started With Eve I I.