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Rev. E. H. Montgomery of Sidney
will fill pulpits of the Bluffton and
Rockport Presbyterian churches next
Sunday morning. Dr. Montgomery
was manager of the Ohio Presby
terian Homes for a number of years.
Before he served as pastor of the
First Presbyterian church in Piqua,
coming here from Aurora, Ill.
H. T. Unruh. Pastor
2:00 p. m. The Ladies Missionary
Society will meet. Mrs. Wenger will
7:15 p. m. Choir rehearsal and
meeting of the Christian Education
8:15 p. m. The church council
will meet.
9:00 a. m. Church school.
10:00 a. m. Morning worship,
“Mother’s Day” II Tim. 1:5
6:00 p. m. Intermediate C. E.
8:00 p. m. Evening services. The
Motet singers from Goshen, Ind.,
will give a sacred concert. This is
not a college choir but some of the
singers are college graduates now
coming from all walks of life. A
free-will offering will be received.
The public is invited to all these
A. F. Albro, Pastor
9:30 Sunday school, Harry Welty
11:30 Morning worship.
7:30 p. m. Children’s meeting.
7:30 p. m. Young People’s society
8:00 p. m. Evangelistic service.
8 p. m. Prayer meeting.
9 p. m. Choir practice.
W. L. Harmony, Pastor
9 a. m. Preaching.
10 a. m. Sunday school.
Sunday services at 10:30 a. m.,
subject: “Adam and Fallen Man.”
Testimonial meeting at 7.30 Wed-
This Sunday in me
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 read
ing room.
This society is a branch of the
Mother Church, the First Church of
Christ Scientist, Boston, Mass.
Emil Burrichter, Pastor
Sunday school at 9:45 a. m.
Public worship at 10:45 a. m.
The G. M. G. will meet Wednes
day evening, May 13th at the
church. All mothers of the church
are invited.
There will be a special offering
taken for War Emergency Relief.
Consistory meeting Monday even
ing at 8:30.
St. John’s:
Chick Buyers Notice!
You can buy poorer chicks for more.
Can you buy better chicks for less than “Steiner’s
AA” Leghorns or Rocks?
We regret we were unable to supply the demand in
April. Will do our best to fill your orders now.
Hatching capacity 14,000 weekly.
Steiner’s Hatchery
Oliver N. Zimmerman, Mgr. Phone 182-W
Public worship at 10:30 a. m.
Special offering for War Emer
gency Relief at the morning worship.
Choir practice Thursday at 7:30
p. m.
Consistory meeting Thursday after
The G. H. M. C. will hold their
“Mother’s meeting” Monday evening
at 8:00 o’clock at the church.
E. G. Steiner, Pastor
No need to worry about
... sugar for canning
You can forget about canning this
summer if you have a
It’s the new, trouble-free modern way of preserving
Meats, Vegetables and Berries.
Buy foodstuffs when prices are low and keep them
frozen at zero temperatures until ready for use.
Your savings on food will more than pay for the
Reserve a locker today—only a few more left.
Basinger Bros.
Meat Market
9:30 Sunday school. Levi Mel
linger, Supt.
10:30 Morning message.
7:30 Young People’s sendee.
8:15 Sermon.
Thursday, 8:15 Bible study and
You will find inspiration and help
by attending.
G. B. Bright, Pastor
9:30 a. m. Bible school, C. Emans,
10:30 a. m. Lord’s Supper observed.
6:30 p. m. Christian Endeavor.
Thursday: Bible study at 8 p. m.
Friday: Mother and Daughter ban
quet at 6:30 p. m. See Mrs. Guy
Corson for reservations.
9:30 a. m. Bible school. C. Am
stutz, Supt.
10:30 a. m. Worship and Lord's
Supper. Sermon: “The Influen
tial Church.”
J. A. Weed, Minister
3:00 p. m. Junior Choir rehearsal.
8:00 p. m. May meeting of Wo
man’s Society of Christian Service,
at home of Mrs. Fred Hahn, 216 W.
Elm Street.
9:00 a. m. Church school.
10:00 a. m. Morning worship.
Music by Young People’s Choir.
Sermon topic, “So He Gave Us
6:00 p. m. Senior Youth Fellow
ship group meeting at home of
Prof, and Mrs. R. G. Whisler, 112
S. Spring street.
6:00 p. m. Junior High League.
Let us honor our Christian moth
ers on Mother’s Day by coming to
the Sanctuary and worshipping
Mother’s God.
Arnold C. Schultz, Pastor
2:00 p. m. Meeting of the Women’s
Missionary Society in the church.
8:30 p. m. Teachers’ meeting and
prayer service.
7:15 p. m. Broadcast from WFIN,
9:30 a. m. Sunday School.
10:30 a. m. Morning Worship.
Sermon topic: “A Godly Mother.”
2:30 p. m. The Girls Missionary
Band will give a special program
in honor of their mothers. The
meeting will be in the church.
8:00 p. m. Special program to be
conducted by the Intermediate
Chrisitan Endeavor.
We cordially invite you ito worship
with us.
Mrs. Adah Hall has returned home
after several months’ visit with her
son Claire Stout of Florida.
Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Vorhees and
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Vorhees and
Philip Hall spent Sunday at Spring
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Day and
children, Mrs. Iva Miller of Lima
were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Biteman.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Watt and
son of Lima were Sunday guests of
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Watt.
Mrs. Carrie Lentz called Sunday
afternoon on Mr. and Mrs. Philip
Mr. and Mrs. Charley Watt and
son, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Watt of
Lima were Wednesday evening
guests of Mr. and Mrs. R. E.
Mrs. Hattie Hall was a week-end
guest of friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Herschel Snyder en
tertained a group of friends Sunday
Injured In Auto
Accident Monday
Following an automobile collision
at the intersection of Routes 25 and
69, six miles north of town on Sun
day evening, Oscar Wise, 82, Mt.
Blanchard, is in the Bluffton hos
pital suffering from a fractured
right knee cap and collar bone and
broken ribs.
Also injured was Miss Mae Hol
den, 22, of Detroit, Mich., the driv
er of the other car. Both occupants
were taken to the Bluffton hospital
in the Diller ambulance.
Miss Holden had cuts on the face
and arms and was released at the
hospital Monday morning after
treatment of the injuries.
Where Our Soldier
Boys Are
Pvt. Kenneth Steiner
Det Corp. Military Police
7th C. A. S. C.
Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.
Joseph H. Swank S 2/C
U. S. Navy Commissary Store
Pearl Harbor, T. H.
Marion R. Fisher S 2/C
Pat Squad 32
Upham, Canal Zone
Pvt. James A. Griffith
Hdqs. and Hdqs. Squadron,
U. S. Army Air Corps,
Randolph Field, Texas.
Service bulls delivered any time
also male hogs. C. N. Long & Son,
phone Ada Red 1360. tf
For sale—Horse 5 yrs. old, good
worker. E. E. Anderson, 3 miles
southeast of Bluffton.
For sale—Swiss heifer, 3 months
old. Clyde Warren, Bluffton phone.
For sale—Sorrel gelding 6 yrs. old.
Sam Badertscher on Bentley
For sale—Chester White male hog.
Rayon Boutwell, 3 miles west of
Bluffton on Col. Grove road.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pope and
family of Lima w visitors of
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Little.
Andy Wentz Fndlay, sp'ent
Sunday with his pa t-S Mr, ™d ^Ir»
Charles Wentz.
Mr. and Mrs. Bn Blunk and Mr.
and Mrs. Ted Blunk and family of
Findlay spent Sunday with Mrs. Silas
Blunk and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Clem Meyers of Mt.
Blanchard were re 3 guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Ross Fellers.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Smith and
sons of New Castle. Ind., spent Mon
day with Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Otto.
Miss Ruth Smith of Findlay spent
the week end with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Carl Smith.
Miss Clarabell Kenney and Miss
line Russell of Findlay, were Sunday
evening supper guests of Mrs. Ma
belle Lootens and family.
Miss Ella Mae Wright, Miss Ber
nice Volker and Miss Florence Burket
of Toledo spent the week end with
Mr. and Mrs. Pearl Burket.
Mr. and Mrs. Riley Case and
family of LaGrange, Ind., were over
Sunday visitors in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Clarence Schneck and
Mrs. Moses Amstutz passed away
early Sunday morning at her home
on West Grove street in Bluffton.
She had been bedfast for five weeks.
Funeral services were conducted
from the Ebenezer church on Tues
day afternoon.
On Sunday afternoon this locality
experienced a severe hail and wind
storm that wrought much damage
in the way of breaking windows and
stripping the foliage of trees. Ac
companying the hail was also a
heavy rainfall.
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Reichenbach
and family, Harold Tenewhalde,
student at Bowling Green, Mr. and
Mrs. Ambrose Basinger and Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Bowers and daughter
Judith were Sunday dinner guests
in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Martin
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Moser who
are on furlough from Brazil, S. A.
and at present residing in Denver,
Colorado, arrived here last Sunday
for a visit. Mrs. Moser is to re
turn to Denver in a few days while
Homer is spending a couple weeks
at the Moser homestead assisting
Ezra with farm work.
Mrs. Waldo Lehman of Berne,
Indiana was a visitor in the home
of Mr. and Mrs. N. N. Soldner and
family last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wenger, mis
sionaries on furlough from India
spoke at the morning service at the
St. John church on Sunday.
Regardless of. color, shape and
trimming of the. farmers’ straw hats
that had been' hanging in their
proper quarters the past winter
months, they were donned during
the past week, as we experienced
real summer weather.
Members of the Jacob Lehman
family attended the funeral of their
brother, Adolph in Toledo last Fri
day. Mr. Lehman passed away after
a lingering illness.
Homer spoke at the meeting of
the Advisory Council which met at
the some of Mr. and Mrs. Elam
Suter, Tuesday evening. The group
greatly appreciated what Mr. Moser
related of the activities of the peo-
pie of Brazi1. Mr. and Mrs. Moser
I have spent
twenty years in that
Ralph Au xsburger who is in mili
tary service in a Pennsylvania camp
spent sever days with his home
folks last week. His work is in the
Quartermat er department.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gallant
and daughter Patricia of Columbus
were week-end visitors in the home
of Mr. and Mrs, A. E. Kohli.
Archie Diller is farming the Dan
Badertscher farm this season.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Steiner and
family visited Mr. and Mrs. Wayne
Steiner and Lysle Steiner in Detroit,
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Baumgartner
and family and Mr. and Mrs. Ed
Steiner of Bluffton visited in the
Philemon Huser home Sunday after
A number of people from here
attended the Gideon State Conven
tion in Lima over the week-end.
Late Sunday afternoon a storm
arose. Large hail stones did much
damage, breaking many windows in
this vicinity.
Earl Steiner, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Ed Steiner of this place, is employed
in a plant in Buffalo, N. Y’.
Mr. and Mrs. Jake Baer, west of
town, called on Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Hilty Sunday afternoon. Florence
Lora was a Saturday afternoon
This week and next week are
clean-up weeks in Pandora.
Pleasant View
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Rickly of
Liberty Center visited in the Rickly
home, Sunday.
The storm which swept through this
section Sunday afternoon did consider
able damage to the L. M. Wynkoop
and L. W. Dukes homes.
Miss Kathryn Alspach and David
Carr spent Saturday at Indian Lake.
Mother’s Day will be observed at
the View, Sunday morning with a
special program.
Miss Irma Rodabaugh of Williams
town spent Sunday with Miss Livona
The Ladies Harmony Circle will
meet in the home of Mrs. Lucile
Frantz next Thursday afternoon. Mrs.
Olive Zimmerly will be the program
leader. Mothers in the home is the
topic for the afternoon.
Wedding Date Announced
The approaching wedding of Miss
Livona Harris, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Ray Harris, north of Bluffton
and Marion Forney, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Russell Forney of Forest, was
announced Saturday night at a party
in the Harris home. Yachi w-as play
ed at four tables with the high prize
going to Mrs. Louise Earp of Wheat
on and the traveling prize to Miss
Mildred Wynkoop of Pandora. Jig
saw puzzles of roses conveyed the
wedding date, reading “Livona and
Marion, June 21.” A color note of
pink and white was carried out in the
decorations of th edining room. The
table was centered with white lilacs
and pink tulips with pink and white
tapers burning in two-branch candel
abra at either end. Mrs. Russel For
ney of Forest and Mrs. Florence Ask
am of Findlay poured for the follow
ing: Misses Mary Taylor, Grace
Sonnastine, Marion Bookwaiter, Doris
Ensign, Mrs. LaVaun Keller, Mrs.
Maxine Borkosky all of Findlay Miss
Ruth Mary Reamsynd-er of Arlington
Miss Irma Rodabaugh of Williams
town Misses Pauline and Mary Jane
Carr of Bluffton Miss Mildred Wyn
koop, Pandora Miss Doris Forney of
Forest Mrs. Louise Earp of Wheat
on Mrs. Nellie Harris of Mt. Cory
and Miss Livona Harris.
Silk Hose .... $1.00 to $1.85
Satin Slips $1.29 to $2.98
News want ads bring quick results. News Want-ads bring results.
There is a deeper meaning
to Mother’s Day this year
and you will find FLOWERS
interpret the sentiment of
the day completely.
Give her a potted plant,
cut flower arrangement or
To honor Mother, wear
flowers too.
Gloves......................... $1-00 i
Grove Street Greenhouses
We Telegraph Flowers
June Burkholder
Is Married Friday
Against a background of palms
and ferns, with white candelabra on
either side of the altar, occurred the
wedding of Miss June Burkholder,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Win.
Burkholder of West Elm street and
Rev. Paul C. Whaley, youth minister
of Chicago, at the Wheaton college
church in Wheaton, Ill., Friday night
at 8 o’clock.
Rev. E. B. Welsh, pastor, officiat
ed at the service in a single ring
ceremony. The church was decorat
ed with baskets of white gladioli
and snap dragons.
The bride was lovely in a gown
of white net with lace trim. She
wore a long train and a finger tip
veil. She carried a bouquet of gar
denias and white sweet peas.
A date with Mother. To make it complete you need a gift. Our store is bulging
with lovely gifts.
Silk Scarfs .... 69c to $1.00 Bamberg Sheer Dresses $5.95
Attendants were Miss Esther Lou
Young, Bridgman, Mich., maid of
honor and Miss Ruth Zorn, Chicago,
Hl., bridesmaid, both Wheaton stu
dents. Best man was Alfred Fes
mire, Huntington X’alley, Pa., form
er student at Wheaton.
Preceding the ceremony was a half
hour musical program by Miss Irene
Conrad, organ John B. Horn, tenor,
Muskegon, Mich. Miss Jean Killen,
cellist, eCdar Rapids, Iowa all
Wheaton students, and Prof. Morris
Dobbin, the bride’s former violin in
structor at Wheaton.
Following the ceremony a recep
tion was held in the college church
house at which 75 invited guests at
tended. After a short wedding trip
the couple will make their home in
Chicago where Mr. Whaley is youth
minister of the St. Paul’s Union
Mr. Whaley is a graduate of
Wheaton college and Denver Bible
institute. Miss Burkholder graduat
ed from Bluffton High school in
1938 and attended Wheaton college
for three years. .■
4-H Club News
The second meeting of the 4-H
club was held at the home of Vir
ginia Miller Friday night. Leaders
of the club are Mrs. Virgilene Bu
cher and Miss Eloise Lora.
Decision as to what to name the
club will be made at the next meet
ing. It has been decided for the
girls to sell candy on Wednesday
and Saturday nights.
Officers are as follows: Florence
Ann Biome, president Mary Habeg
ger, vice president Dorothy Burk
holder, secretary-treasurer Julee
Garmotter, recreation Nadine All
man, publicity Sara Amstutz, pro
Next meeting will be held at the
home of Miss Eloise Lora on Thurs
day night. Miss Ruth Barnes, the
Allen county home demonstration
agent will be the speaker.
White Bags $1.00 to $1.98
Wash Dresses .... $1.98 up
in prints, searsucker, shantung, and batiste.
Skirts and Blouses
Mary Marshall In
Opera At University
Miss Mary Marshall, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Marshall, of
near Bluffton, was a member of
the mixed chorus in the presenta
tion of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “H.
M. S. Pinafore” at Bowling Green
State university, last week.
Miss Marshall is a senior in the
college of education at the univers
ity, and is affiliated with the Seven
Sister sorority.
Mosquito Control
Spraying Starts
Spraying of Big and Little Riley
creeks and other bodies of water
within the town corporation was
started last week to launch the
municipal mosquito control program
for the third season.
Regular treatment of water will
be continued to kill mosquito larvae,
it was announced by Mayor W. A.
For the present Marshal Lee Coon
is handling the control program, and
anyone finding larvae is requested
to report to him. A permanent ap
pointment is expected to be made
soon by the town council.
Wednesday Morning
Hogs—160 to 180, $13.40 180 to
250, $13.60 roughs, $12.75 stags,
Calves, $13.75 wool lambs, $12.50.
Grain (bu. prices)—Wheat, $1.13
corn, 75c oats, 55c soys, $1.60.
A recruiting officer will be at the
Bluffton postoffice Thursday from
11:45 a. m. to 1 p. m. to interview
prospective recruits tor the navy.
Mother’s Day
30c to $2.50
A Fine Selection
Sidney’s Drug Shop

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