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BUY’ UNITED STATE* DEFENSE fcONDS AND STAMPS VOLUME NO. LXVII H. S. GRADUATION EVENTS TO OPEN THURSDAY HIGHT be Held in Class Exercises to Gymnasium Baccalaureate Sunday Class Play to be Staged Mon day and Tuesday Com mencement Wednesday Bluffton high school commence ment season will be opened Thurs day when graduating seniors hold class night exercises in the gym nasium at 8 p. m. Baccalaureate services will be held in a union service at the gymnasium, Sunday night at 8 o’clock with Rev. Gerald Bright, pastor of the Church of Christ delivering the address. His subject is “I Go A-fishing”. by high will be furnished organizations. senior play “What act comedy, based school The three “Henry Aldrich” radio program will be presented in the auditorium Mon day and Tuesday nights at 8:30 p. m. The production is under direction of P. W. Stauffer of the department of speech and dramatics. A Life”, on the Graduation exercises for the class of 66 seniors will be held in the gymnasium on Wednesday night of BLUFFTON HIGH SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT WEEK hursday, May 21—Clasi Gymnasium unday. May 8:00 p. m. and in He left Ti torium school will be held from Myiwhiy to (lies rom Indiana College which 1000 to register. Dai: held by the as- at Milwaukee, at gates are expected sessions will be .sembly for one week. College Speaker TYR. V. F. Schwalm, president of Manchester college, North Manchester, Ind., who will de liver the commencement address to the Bluffton college seniors in graduating exercises to be held at the First Mennonite church next Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock. 66 SENIORS TO GRADUATE FROM BLUFFTON HIGH Graduating Exercises to Held in Gymnasium, VV nesday Night, Mav 21 Wed 3 May 27 at 8 o’clock-- THE BLUF Graduation Services For Thirty-six Bluffton College Seniors On Monday A NEWSPAPER DEVOTED TO THE Commencement Address to be Given by Manchester Col lege President Exercises are Earlier this Y ear Because of War Time Adjustments Graduation exercises will be held for 36 Bluffton college seniors in the 42nd annual commencement services to be held at the First Mennonite church o’clock. Dr. Vernon Franklin Schwalm, president of Manchester college, a Quaker institution at Manchester, Ind., will give the commencement ad dress, it was announced by Dr. L. L. Ramseyer, president of the col lege. Pres. Schwalm will sneak on the subject, “The Christian College in Our Modern World”. The commencement season has been moved several weeks ahead this in order adjust its lansviljc, Mribbo.w BLUFFTON, OHIO Monday morning at 10 next will will Four receive music degrees receive the Bachelor of Of this number seven and 32 Arts degrees, will not complete all their work un til the conclusion of the summer term. to move Burns. Mrs. Locher expects to Lima to make her home with her sister, Mrs. John Bixel. 1 COMMEI WEEK COLLEGE. FRIDAY AT Yresper Choir to Present “The Rose Maiden” in Ramseyer Chapel at 8:15 p. m. Baccalaureate el Sunday 3:00 :es in Chap oon at Presentation of the.cantata, “The Rose Maiden” at Ramseyer chapel on Friday night at 8:15 o’clock will mark the opening of a,crowded week of commencement activity for sen iors comprising the Bluffton college graduating class. Bluffton Day, during which the May queen will be crowned, will be held Saturday, in the most crowded day or the commencement season. Breakfasts, luncheons, reunions, box opening ceremonies, the alumni ban quet and the Shakespearean play “As You Like It” are all crowded into this day. Baccalaureate Baccalaureate services will be held at Ramseyer chapel Sund o’clock with I president of th class ser OF BLUFFTON AND VICINITY jAY, MAY 21, 1942 Ravages of Disease Deter Ambitions Betty Leeson L. hoir as ids iue vices. ill lx Ch dutc lay Recital eci tai at the ht at 8 o’clocl* Mrs. Hau- and grade school pupils of Pearl Mann and Prof. Sidney enstein. The public is invited. ON NEWS Betty was stricken with the dis ease when she was 16 years old and a junior at Beaverdam High school. 5 enabled to finish her school that place thru determined nd private came Infantile Paralysis Victim To Get Her Degree From Bluffton College Fail of to Physical Outlook Bright as Condition Improves and Schooling Ended Reward of a determined struggle to regain health and to earn a college degree, despite the ravages of infan tile paralysis, will be realized at Bluff ton college commencement exercises Monday morning for Betty Leeson of Bethany, Ohio, and daughter of Rev. E. A. Leason, former Methodist pastor at Beaverdam and Pandora. Treatment in a Chicago clinic and exercise have resulted in improve ment to the girl’s physical condition and her courageous struggle against the terrific odds of not only her own illness but also that of her father will be climaxed on Monday. She is one of four seniors named to Pi Delta, honorary scholastic society. for ro for 1 SPEAKER TYR- John Ruskin Howe, presi dent of Otterbein college, Westerville, who will give the commencement address when 66 seniors graduate from Bluffton High school in services at the school gymnasium next Wed nesday night at 8 o’clock. SEE MUCH CORN TO BE PLANTED AFTER JUNE 1 ('old Rains are De Seed- Usual 1 him he was able to finally obtain only with considerable difficulty and red tape. Daniel Field a, Georgia, afte visiting the aul Augsburger, who is doing secretarial work in an army hospital at that place. dwelling Farm BUY’ VNFTED STATES SAVINGS /Bonds 'aXBETAMM ■raw. NUMBER 4 FARM HOME BURNS TO GROUND WHEN WIND FANS BLAZE on Calvin Kempf in Union Township Leveled by Fire lames Brought Under Control Gain New Headway as High Wind Rises Disastrous fire of unknown origin burned to the ground a frame and tucco dwelling on the Calvin Kempf ami three miles north of Bluffton in ion township, Friday night. The discovered shortly before 10 'clock was within 30 rods of the Har old Carr farm where a brick residence burned seven months ago. Bluffton’s municipal fire department battled the $3,500 blaze for six hours, but a high wind prevented saving the structure. Pumping water from a dug well, Bluffton finemen had the fire under control at one The flames burst out again had at last concert ’ling Green State Thursday. Miss university Marshall, a music major senior, was a member of the first violin section.