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In The Churches EBENEZER MENNONITE Arnold C. Schultz, Pastor Thursday: 1:00 p. m. Annual business meeting. SUNDAY: 9:30 a. m. Sunday school. 10:30 a. m_ Morning worship. Ser mon topic, “The Altar in the Home.” 7:30 p. m. C. E. Programs. 8:30p. m. Evening service. The message will be on, “Easy Street.” Tuesday: 7:30 p. m. Meeting of the Witness Band. Thursday, Jan. 8th, Women’s Mis sionary Society meeting, day quilting in the church, noon program: Miss Alice will be the special speaker. JP An all After. Ludwig The public is cordially invited to attend the services of the church. BLUFFTON LUTHERAN CHURCH W. 9:00 a. 6:45 p. 7:30 p. mon theme: “The Gift of Grace.' L. Harmony, Pastor m. Sunday school, m. Catechism. m. Evening service. Ser- DEFENSELESS MENNONITE E. G. Steiner, Pastor 9:30 Sunday school. 10:30 Preaching. 7:30 Young People’s Service. 8:15 Sermon. Wednesday 8 o’clock Prayer vice. ser- m. Annual Sun- Thursday, 9:30 a. Business meeting. Election of day school officers. MISSIONARY CHURCH A. F. Albro, Pastor SUNDAY: 9:30 Sunday school. 10:30 Morning worship. 7:00 p. m. Children’s meeting. 7:00 p. m. Young People’s society 7:30 p. m. Evangelistic service. WEDNESDAY: 7:30 Prayer meeting. 8:30 Annual Business meeting. FIRST MEN NONITE CHURCH I H. T. Unruh, Pastor (^Thursday: 7:00 P. M. The annual hurch business meeting will be held 11 church members should be pres at iw.d help plan the work for lining year. SUNDAY: 9:00 a. m. Church school. 10:00 a. m. Morning worship. 6:00 p. m. Intermediate C. E. 7:00 p. m. Junior C. E. and even ng services. the with Sun- Let us begin the New Year teing in church the very first lay of the year. FIRST METHODIST CHURCH J. A. Weed, Minister SUNDAY: 9:00 a. m. Church school. 10:00 a. m. Morning worship New Year’s Communion and service. STO ano AT YOUR Coffee Crackers AWFbB* Pickles—Olives Swan or Ivory Soap LaChoy Sprouts Mother's Oats Hershey Cocoa Orange Juice Apple Sauce Pineapple Juice Rinso (S£) Tissue Waldorf Dog Food a. b. Young People’s Choir. m. Young People’s Choir Music by 11:15 a. rehearsal. 7:30 p. reel sound film of China, birth of a Nation.’ m. Presentation of a 3 ‘The Re public invited. EVANGELICAL AND REFORMED CHURCHES Emil Burrichter, Pastor Emmanuel’s: Sunday school at 9:30 a. m. Public worship 10:45 a. m. Annual after the morning worship, to worship, and attend the Congregational meeting Come meeting. 8:00 at Choir practice Thursday p. m. St. John’s: m. Public worship at 9:15 a. Sunday school at 10:30 a. m. New Year’s Serenaders meet church Wednesday at 7:00 p. sharp. at in. Annual Congregational meeting will be held on Jan. 1st. Fellowship pot-luck supper at 6:30 p. m. and the annual meeting at 7:30 p. Bring your own table service. m. CHURCH OF CHRIST G. D. Bright, Pastor Bluffton: 9:15 a. m. Bible school. C. Emans, Supt. 10:15 a. m. Lord’s Supper. 6:30 p. m. Junior and Senior C. E. meeting. Beaverdam: 9:30 a. m. Bible school, C. Am stutz, Supt. v 10:30 a. m. Lord’s supper. Sermon: “The Church of 1942.” 5:30 p. m. Junior C. E. meeting. We wish you all a prosperous and happy New Year. Mr. and Mrs. G. Bright. Funeral Services For Jesse Mohler Funeral services for Jesse Mohler, 72, farmer residing one-half mile east of Bluffton in Orange town ship, were held at Basinger funeral afternoon. the Stanley E. home Sunday at the Bluffton Mr. Mohler died Community hospital Friday after noon at 5:45 o’clock after a short illness. He was born in Richland township on September 23, 1869, the son a of William and Harriet (Krabill) Moh ler. He was united in marriage to Izetta Wilkins who survives. Also surviving is a sister, Mrs. Etta Solether of Fostoria. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Bluffton. Rev. Gerald Bright, pastor, officiated at the serv ices. Burial was made in Clymer cemetery. Oyster Lays Eggs An oyster lays 16,000,000 eggs dur ing a season a lobster lays 80,000. BETTER FOODS—BETTER VALUES—BETTER SERVICE Fresh Ground As You Like It Stock Up At This Lw Price! Grapefruit Corn Flakes Can Tall Box Can c. Can Can P! SHOP! SAVE! RIENDLY CITY MARKETS k Peas Tomato Juice Lemon Juice IOC 10c 10c 10c 10c 10c 10c Hot. Large Cake Tall IOC Can 10c SmBS" 2 R«ii 10c 2 S21 10c Gravy Boat Use a gravy boat for filling jars with jellies and preserves. 3 a 57c Hi 15c Large Bag Green or Black Pancake Flour Philadelphia Cheese Horseradish Wheat Puffs Matches Large Boxes Bleach-Ammonia can Qc Box Pure Salad Dressing Tea THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO A quiet holiday wedding took place I Installation services for the newi in the Methodist church on Christ-1 Boy Scout troop No. 82 were held mas eve at 7:30 o’clock, when Fran-1 in the Legion room of the town hall ces Carroll Cooney, eldest daughter Monday night, of Mr. and Mrs. R. K. Cooney of South Jackson bride of James W. Patterson, eldest tion when they were presented with son of Mr. and of South Main the immediate families were present! 70 of the Wesley Methodist church for the occasion. Rev. J. A. Weed, pastor of the! Inducted were: Keith Kirtland, bride, read the single ring service! John Bracy, Frances Kohli, David before an altar banked with fir I Steams, Roderick Nonnamaker, Cal trees and Christmas greens. Tapers! vin Dudgeon, David Frick, Carl placed throughout the church lighted! Frick, Richard Rockey, Elmer Stone the scene of the nuptials. I Nuptials At Church I Installation For I Millions Of People In On Christmas A’rc Scout Troop Heidi Europe Are Cold And I Starving, Speaker Says The bridegroom was attended by Wade Mumma as best man. Mrs. Cooney, mother of the bride,! others interested in the organiza wore an olive green crepe frock with! tion. Troop No. 56 attended t.._ shoulder corsage of gardenias. Mrs. I meeting in full uniform. Patterson, mother of the bridegroom, I wore black crepe with gardenia cor-1 sage. I Mr. and Mrs. Patterson left fol-1 lowing the ceremony on a short trip! to Detroit and Port Huron, Mich., I and Sandusky. They will be at home! for the present at 315 South Main| 4-H street. Wedding Takes Place On Christmas Eve Whitney of Bluffton, formerly of I on seC0nd Monday in January. Ft. Wayne, took place at the home| of the bride’s father at 6 o’clock Christmas eve. I Fourteen boys were officially in street became the I ducted into the Boy Scout organiza- I Lima. ,, i i rationing system which dieticians Mrs. Ray Patterson tenderfoot badge, sper.al cere street. Members of mon.es pressed over by Troop NoJ^ ha)f cnough food hill, Neil Schmidt, Robert Coon, Robert K. Cooney, Jr., brother of I Harry Burkholder, Harold Core, the bride, song Cadman’s “At Dawn-1 A welcome address was made by ing” accompanied by Miss Jean Ann! Ralph Stearns, vice commander of Steinman. Miss Betty Steinman also! the American Legion. Presentation supplied a cello number. The hymn! of colors was in charge of Wilhelm “Dear Lord and Father of Monkind” I Amstutz, w-as placed softly during reading of I Oberly, the marriage service and Mendel-1 No. 56. ssohn’s wedding march provided the! After a short address by Kenneth recessional. Connelly of Lima committeemen of The bride wore a gold colored wool I troop No. 82 were presented to the sheer frock with matching turban! audience. These were: Ralph Stearns, and trimming and accessories of mil-1 Ralph Badertscher, Fred Ferguson,! itary brown and wore an orchid and! Arthur Nonnamaker, Clair Fett and! every night. Only blue light is used gardenia corsage. I W. A. Howe. Iin the street lamP8 and only a small The bride chose her sister, Miss I Scoutmaster Woodrow Little and!at bottom 4he lamp is Harriet Cooney as the only attend-1 assistant Scoutmaster Eugene Ben-|a^OA^®d to filter out. This provides ant. J— styled identically with that of the! audience and were given official bride with hat of the same material. tification of their new duties in Her corsage was yellow rosebuds. She w-as attired in blue sheer| roth were also introduced to thelno illumination but shows only the n0.1 direction, Hoover pointed out. the I The effect of the war, the priva tions, the mal-nourishment all are be ginning to show on the people who service. The bride wore for the oc-l bridal shower at her home on South I pointed out. casion a dress of black crepe and! Main street, Tuesday night I In many of the groom a blue suit. Tall Can 9c 9c 9c 9c 9c 9c 9c 9c Can Can Jar Pkg. Tall 3ox Pkg. Jar 2 For 9c Qt. I I food available is The couple will reside at the Cookl Coming Wedding I made from boiling water and a few home east of Bluffton. Announcement 'has been made ofl sliced pumpkins thrown in. Bakers the coming wedding of Miss June| are actually using sawdust in the Rose Gorham of Columbus, daughter! bread to provide more substance, of Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Gorham of this! (Continued from page 1) countries rather than shipped from the United States. Rationing System scouting movement. Attending the meeting -were par ents of the scouts, committeemen and I *n many cases are going to pieces I Wedding of Miss Mollie Cook,! Fett and a reading by Treva Mar-1 camps in France 18,000 prisoners daughter of Frank Cook, and Walter| quart. The next meeting will be held! were living with no sanitary disposal facilities and only four drinking places in the entire camp. There on I Bridal Shower I A New Year’s party will be enjoyed! zens also find themselves in the most by members of the Travel class at I dire need, Hoover stated. Ropp hall, Friday night Mrs. Metta Dean and Mrs. Beatrice Schultz are! ing by the program of hostesses. ite committee, which is A pageant, ‘Women of the Bible”! various conferences in will be presented under the direction I The Quakers have a of Miss Zanna Staater. Richland Community Circle I as concerns The Richland Community Circle will! chief value meet with Mrs. Zella Hixon on Friday I tacts open afternoon, January 9 at 2 o’clock. The! pansion in following program will be presented: said in conclusion. Devotionals, Reigh Amstutz Roll Call Rayon, Clara Augsburg'er The Story I of Linen, Leah Matter Snowy Linens,! Colleen Zimmerman Mystery Sisters.! i Farm Woman’s Club Farewell Party Honoring Mrs. James Basinger, who with her husband will leave for Nashville, Tenn., Friday, a farewell party was held at the home of Mrs. Sherwood Diller of South Main street Tuesday night. I The Orange Township Farm Wo-1 man’s club will hold an all day meet-11 ing at the home of Mrs. Harry An-1 derson on New Year’s day. I, The following program will be Pre-I i sented: Devotionals, Nora Miller i Roll Call, a Hot Dish To the Old and I.’ the New Year, Pearl Anderson Said! the Devil to his Wife, Nellie Hiestand Nobility, Cathryn Van Meter Ques-I tion, Edith Powell Publisher at the I Age of 13, Edna Craw-ford Salad! i Making Demonstration, Iona Mar-! i shall.. I A buffet supper was held after which gifts were presented to the honored guest. Present were: Mesdames B. W. Travis, William Edwards, Paul Stauf fer, Harry Bogart, Charles Patterson, Norman Triplett. Arden Baker, Or den Smucker, W. E. Diller the Misses Marcella Steiner, Lucille Hilty, Mar garet Jane Basinger, the guest, Mrs. Basinger and Mrs. Diller. STOCK SALES Service bulls also male hogs, phone delivered any time C. N. Long & Son, 1360. tf Ada Red sale—White sow to farrow Chester Matter. sale—2 weeks old male calf, For soon. For eligible for registry. Henry Gratz. over All of France is under a strict the body in proper vigor. To obtain one’s share of food, it is necessary to stand in the bread lines for hours before being served. Food rationed to the population by the French officials for one day is as follows: bread, four big slices I one head of cabbage or small string of carrots olive or peanut oil to use in place of butter. Ninety grams of meat, about enough for a hamburger sandwich, are handed out once or v twice a week. U^.er’ an eane I in one section of France food con- represen ng scou roop jitiong were go a a fried rat sold for 10 frances which in American money would be equiva lent to about $2.50. Blackouts was featured by a gift exchange and I stated. games under the direction of Meriaml Concentration Camps Derth. Other numbers on the pro-1 Conditions in the concentration gram were: a guitar solo by Harriet I camps are very bad. In one of the The ceremony was performed by I the former Miss Frances Cooney! raw winds of the Mediterranean. L. L. Wise, justice of the peace of I whose marriage took place on Christ-1 Coupled with the inadequacy of Mt. Cory in the presence of the im-l mas eve, Miss Mary Alice Geiger en-l food and clothing is one of themost mediate family, using the single ring! tertained a group of friends at al severe winters in Europe, it Every city has constant blackouts I under the strain. Along I SOCIETIES and CLUBS Bluffton Friday morning. with the the I physical suffering is moral and spiri tual degeneration as well, the speak er continued. In Spain the condition of the pop ulation is just as bad as France. *1 Conservative of social estimates a workers indicate that in Spain more than 2,000,000 people will die this I winter directly or indirectly of starvation. Conditions in Poland and Christmas Party The Uncle Sam 4-H club enjoyed al many other countries overrun by the Christmas party last Monday which! war are equally appalling, Hoover were only eight stoves in the camp Honoring Mrs. James Patterson,! and the prisoners were chilled by was the towns the only a sort of gruel All Classes Suffer place to Howard Calvin Neely of I The suffering and starvation of Lima. I Europe is not limited to the poorer classes but many of the professional Travel Class I people and formerly well-to-do citi- Many thousands are kept from dy the Mennon supported by this country, similar pro gram of relief to war sufferers, and I’although, the programs are not big the total problem, their lies in keeping the con to possible greater ex the future, the speaker Mrs. Steiner wore a moss wool dress and carried a corsage of Talis man roses. Mrs. White’s gown was black chiffon velvet and she wore a corsage of red rosebuds. Her ac cessories were black. I Fisher-Swank Vows Vhite-Gehrisch Filling Station Robbers Nuptials Frufad Caught After Car Crash In an attractive single ring cere-| .. (Continued from page 1) mony solemnized at the parsonage of St Paul’s Lutheran church near I thru cell and window bars. Saws Jenera, Miss Doris Jean White, daugh-1 were smuggled to the men by a girl ter of Mrs. Myrtle White of Find-Iand the prisoners used a rope made lay, became the bride of John Mer-I°^ canvas belts to slide down the ritt Gehrisch, son of Mr. and Mrs.|Pr^8on waH Harry Gehrisch residing east of I Mrs. Carold Steiner, of Dayton, Ito the gasoline pumps at the Sin a sister of the bride, served as herl ^ir station the two robbers decid attendant Raymond Holden, Cold-1 to loot the station of merchan water, a brother-in-law of the groom| de served as best man. The men wore carnations. Following the ceremony the wed ding breakfast w-as served at theformed Victoria Inn in Findlay. Mrs. Geh-| machines were thrown off near Bluff risch graduated from Bluffton High! 1011 college. school in the class of 1940 and later I Taken in the robbery were flash attended Findlay Business college.! lights, a radio, a watch, cigars, She has been employed at the Trip-Icandy tires Postage stamps and a lett Electrical Instrument Co. I STna11 amount of cash. All of the Mr. Gehrisch, a farmer, is al merchandise was recovered except a graduate of Mt Cbry High school.! few small pieces and the cash all of When the couple return from a wed-1 which was valued somewhere be ding trip in Cleveland and other I 'tween five and ten dollars, Shrider eastern points they will reside on a| stated. farm in Orange township. I Craig is being held on an addition- Besides his survived by a Hilty of Pandora and the followingl 24 1916, by Rev. Davenport in the brothers: Philip Hilty of Bluffton I family home in McComb. Those liv Amos and Chris of Pandora Peterl today who were at the wedding of Fortuna, Mo., and Gideon oflare Mr. and Mrs. William Stone Memphis, Tenn. THURSDAY, JAN. 1, 1942 Wantto Gasoline I The escaped prisoners Rev. A. W. Bauman, pastor, re-l8t°P in Bluffton when they found ceived the wedding vows in the pres-l that their gasoline supply was get ence of the immediate families. I ting low. Unable to find the switch Ial charge A Jhvrt Uiltu nipQ I state lines- Eckhart is charged with Aiuuri Hilly ULUS (robbing a bakery in addition to the In Washington Statei I kill, Funeral services were held at Col-I f’erguson, Cecil Buto and Mrs. fax, Wednesday, followed by inter-1 Homer Coates. ment at that place. I Wednesday Evening! decided to I When Shrider discovered The bride was attired in an aqua I bery as he came to work Monday blue wool dress with aqua and blackl morning he immediately ^notified his accessories and a corsage of yellow! roses. Rhinestone earrings, a gift from the groom, set off her wed ding apparel. father county Sheriff handle the rob- and the office of the Allen sheriff in Lima. Deputy Lutterbein was dispatched to the case. Shrid police appre- About noon on Monday the ers were notified by Kenton that the robbers had been hended. Harry Shrider, Jr., diately went to Kenton where he identified the merchandise as belong ing to the Sinclair Filling station. He talked with the robbers who in him that parts of vending on a federal offense in 1 transporting stolen automobiles across robbery at Bluffton. I The other two members of the Albert C. Hilty, 62, former Bluff-1 Toledo jail breaking quartet were ton resident, died at his home in Co!-I picked up at Dundeee, Michigan, fax, Washington, Monday, according I Monday. to word received by relatives here. I Death was due to a heart attack fol-1 lowing a period of failing health. I Silver Anniversary Mr. Hilty, together writh his bro-1 n sy ther Adam, left here about forty I iJOSeTl CU tty I OU J) LC years ago for the west locating near! Colfax, where they since have been I Silver wedding anniversary of Mr. engaged in farming. He was a son! and Mrs. Clarence Stonehill of South of the late Benjamin and Elizabeth I Main street w-as celebrated on (Schumacher) Hilty residing near| Christmas Day at the home of a sis Bluffton. He was never mrried. I ter, Mrs. Brice Ferguson, brother Adam he is| Ada. sister, Miss Elizabeth I The couple was married of near on Dec. Mrs. Sophie Buto, Rachel Buto tureen dinner was served to the I i stonehill and children, two children, Eileen and Dale Mr. I and Mrs. Wedding of Mrs. Jeanne Fisher ofl Richard Mr. and Mrs. Harold Stone Donnie Mrs. Clara Herman Stager and son son Riley street and George Swank, Sr., I hill, and residing one mile north of Bluffton,! Stonehill, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Buto, took place at the parsonage of the! Mr. and Mrs. Lee Reformed churches on Christmas children, eve, last Wednesday night. Stonehill, Mr. Rev. Emil Burrichter, pastor oflguson. the Reformed churches, received the! Two cakes wedding vows in a single ring cere-1 Clara Stonehill and mony. Present were Clyde and! Gifts of silver dollars were given to Marion Fisher, sons of Mrs. Fisher.|the honored couple. Mr. Swank is employed by the Big ler Bros. Meat Market. following: Mr. and Mrs Elmer, Caro- ^nd m"’ “oV£d pXTS Henry and two Norma William Mrs. Brice Fer- and and Dale were baked by Mrs. Mrs. Cecil Buto. News want ads bring quick results.