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THURSDAY, SEPT. 24, 1942
Couple Is Wed
In Beaverdam
Miss Carol Fern Anderson, daught
er of Mrs. Lillie Anderson, of Beav
erdam .became the bride of Charles
H. Bowers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy
E. Bowers, of near Lima, in an im
pressive ceremony held Friday even
ing in the Beaverdam Methodist
church at 7:45 o’clock.
White gladioli calendula, and light
ed ivory tapers decorated the chancel
for the ceremony read by ftfe ReV.
Bernard Baughn, and proceeding the
services Mrs. James Moore sang*0Be
cause” and “I Love You Troly.** Mifes
Deloris Bowers, sister of the bridge
groom presided at the organ and play
ed the traditional wedding marches
for the processional and recessional.
The bride was atopredto an aqua
shade jacket dreaS with hrecaded trim
and wore a browiT’hat mid accessories
and a butterfly in, the gift of the
bridegroom. Her flowers were pink
and white roses, Uyv
The two b^desmaid& Miss Marfan
Pritchard, of Irima, «4d,Miss Esther
Hostettler, wore tea fose'and military
blue frocks, respectively. Miss Prich
ard’s hat was biege, and Miss Hostett
ler wore blue, and their flowers were
yellow and pink roses.
Harold Barrington, of Lima, served
as best man. .Following an informal
reception in the home of the bride’s
mother the couple left for a trip to
the Smoky Mountains and on their re
turn will reside in Lima.
The bride is employed in the offices
Trim modish
In golden tobacco
brown. See it in our
window. One of our
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A Service at our’Funeral Home is
not only a convenience for friends
who attend, but a definite
economy as well.
Phone 144-W Bluffton. Ohio
Efficiency Integrity"’ -'1 Prpgress
Ambulance Service
Phone 222-W 239 S. Main St.
Just arrived ...
of Shreve, Anderon and Walker, en
gineers for the Ohio Gun plant at
Lima and the bridegroom is employed
at the Lima Locomotive Works,
Infant Crushed To
Death In Accident
Sharon Louise Dunlap, four
months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Ronald Dunlap 6f Springboro, near
Dlrytbn, was crushed to death in an
'aiitdtnoWle accident west of Spring
.boro Monday afternoon.
'Funeral services were held at the
home of Mrs. Dunlap’s parents Mr.
and Mrs. Elzie J. Gierhart of Beav
erdam this Wednesday afternoon at
2:30 o’clock. Rev. Bernard Baughn
of the Methodist church officiated.
The accident occurred when the
parents attempted to move the child
from her mother’s lap to place
between them on the front seat while
the car was in motion and the driv
er failed to negotiate a curve in
the road.
The cat* overturned and the in
fant’s head was crushed between the
car door and seat. The baby was
removed to Blair hospital at Lebanon
where she died at 5 p. m. two and
one-half hours after the accident.
The body was removed to Beaver
dam by the Diller Funeral Home
which was in charge of the burial
at the Woodland cemetery.
Order your DeKalb seed corn
now. R. A, Stratton, Bluffton
phone 542-W. 22
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You, yourself, can do an expert job of interior decor
ating—-if you use BPS Paints.
BPS Paints are All Mixed
Ready to Use
Just open the handy self-sealing can and start paint
ing. It’s fun to do it yourself and you’ll be happy with
the result.
Our big color card gives a wide range of shades for
your selection.
And remember—BPS Paints are still made up to their
original formula—ho cheap substitutions.
Try BPS for your fall interior decorating.
L. T. Greding Hardware
.11 I
B. F. BIERY, Business Mgr.
C. A. BIERY, Editor
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Mrs. Russell Amstutz visited with
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Salisbury and
family, Sunday.
Order your DeKalb seed corn
now. R. A. Stratton, Bluffton
phone 542-W. 22
Mrs. Noah Augsburger is spend
ing a week at the home of her son,
Don Augsburger in Lima.
Mr. and Mrs. Dale H. Moore of
Detroit spent the week end with
tbeir parents in this vicinity.
Mrs. Lazarus Basinger is spend
ing two months visiting her daugh
ter, Mrs. Mary Fox of Dallas, Tex.
Harold Woods of Detroit is spend
ing the week with his mother, Mrs.
Bertha Woods of West College Ave.
Mrs. Wm. Parrish of Toledo spent
Wednesday with he mother, Mrs.
Chester Thompson of Orange town
Mrs. Myron Elliott and daughter
of Col. Grove spent Monday with
Mrs. Ethel Roberts and. daughter
Order your Funk’s Hoosier-Crost
hybrid seed corn now. Bluffton
Milling Co. 25
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lightner of
South Lawn avenue were Sunday
guests 61 Mr.'and Mrs. Luther
Blunk of Lima.
Rev. Frank Steiner of Wooster
and his father U. S. Steiner called
on relatives and friends here the
first of the week.
Mrs. Dallas Heldman was removed
in Basinger ambulance from Bluffton
hospital to the home of her mother
on North Main street.
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Leiber and
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Stettler spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. John
Chidester of Beaverdam.
Evan Soash in naval training at
Great Lakes, Ill., spent a short fur
lough here Sunday with his parents,
Dr. and Mrs. M. D. Soash.
Mr. and Mrs. Byron Spangler and
sons of Celina visited Sunday with
his mother, Mrs. A. C. Spangler and
daughter Miss Ora Spangler.
Mr. and Mrs. Gideon Oberly and
Louella Oberly of Lafayette visited
Friday with Mr. and Mrs. Levi
Oberly and Mrs. Peter Oberly.
Order your Funk’s Hoosier Crost
hybrid seed corn now. Bluffton Mill
ing Co. 25
Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Fenton and
family of Massillon visited Sunday
at the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Chas. Fenton of South Lawn
Mrs. Mary Matter of Garau street
is assisting at the home of Samuel
Basinger of near Columbus Grove.
Mrs. Basinger has been ill for sev
eral weeks. z
Miss Fannie Diller of Chicago is
visiting at the home of her sister,
Mrs. Mary Diller of South Lawn
avenue and other relatives and
friends here.
Charles Hankish, Jr. left Tuesday
afternoon for Camp Perry where he
will begin preliminary training for
army service. He was inducted at
Toledo two weeks ago.
Corp. Raymond Greding of Wend
over Field, Utah, army air base, is
spending a week’s furlough with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Gred
ing of West College avenue.
Mrs. G. R. Bogart of Cherry street
has returned from Scarsdale, N. Y.,
where she spent the past two weeks
Visiting at the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. M. W. Baumgartner and
Dr. and Mrs. Harry Decker of
Detroit were week end guests at
the Mollett-Wells home on South
Main street. Mrs. Decker was for
merly Miss Susan Boardman, a for
mer Bluffton resident.
Mrs. Lysle Baumgartner will leave
next Wednesday for Mishawaka,
Ind., where her husband is employed
in the office of the Ball Band Rub
ber company. They will make their
future home in that city.
Mrs. Chester Thompson of Orange
township has returned home after
spending two weeks at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. D. B. Morgan and
family in Middletowm. Returning
with her were Mr. and Mrs. Morgan
and family who visited here over the
week end.
Mrs. Henry Balmer, Miss Rhoda
Amstutz and Mrs. Rayon Boutwell
and children Lonnie, Sue and Lynn
Ray spent the latter part of last
w’eek as guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Amstutz of Versailles. Mr.
Balmer, Mary Louise Balmer, Mr.
and Mrs. John Marquart and fam
ily and James Amstutz were Sunday
Removals by Diller ambulance:
Duane Fett from Bluff tort hospital to
the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Pleyel Fett east of Beaverdam
Mrs. Wm. Shifferly and infant from
Bluffton hospital to their home on
North Main street Miss Helen Huff
man from Blufftori hospital to her
home in Findlay James Deppler,
John Herrmann, Mary Shafer from
Levi Haueristoin Tfome to Bluffton
Miss Mabel Jones of Pontiac,
Mich., a former Bluffton resident,
spent the latter part of last week
visiting here.
Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Reed and
sons of Bowling Green visited at the
home of Mrs. Estella McGeorge and
family, Sunday. ,,
Miss Donna Lou Stratton of Col.
Gro^e spent several, days last week
at the home of,.her, grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Stratton.
Mrs. Hershel BridweU of Indian
apolis it/ spending* several weeks
here plaiting her, »uut, Mrs. Lou
Eaton of South Main street.
Mrs. Theo. G. Scheid
Succumbs In Lima
Mrs. Isabella Stone Scheid, 65,
former Bluffton resident and wife of
Theo. G. Scheid, died last Thursday
morning at St. ftita’s hospital in
Mr. and Mrs. Scheid, residents of
Winter Haven, Florida, were visit
ing at the home of their youngest
daughter, Mrs. Leo Mangum in Lima
where she was injured in a fall ten
days previous to her death.
Mrs. Scheid suffered a fractured
right arm when she fell and was not
at first believed seriously injured.
When her condition grew* more ser
ious she was admitted to the hos
pital where examination revealed
she had been injured internally.
Following her death the body was
’taken to Trumansburg, N. Y., her
native home.
In addition to her husband and
daughter Mrs. Mangum, she is sur
vived by a son Theodore Scheid, Jr.,
of Sterling, Ill., and a daughter
Mrs. Melvin Krabill of Wadsworth.
The .Scheid family resided in
Bluffton some thirty years ago w*hen
he was* engaged in the plumbing
and heating business.
Couple Is Wed At
Home Of Minister
The wedding of Miss Eileen Trip
plehorn, daughter of Mrs. Ross
Tripplehom, and Gene Mericle, both
of Bluffton, took place Thursday
afternoon at 3:30 .o’clock in the
Methodist parsonage.
Rev. J. A. Weed performed the
double ring ceremony and the at
tendants were Miss Doris Dunifon
and Richard Mericle.
The bride wore a street length
dress of aqua blue with brown ac
cessories, and her flowers were gar
denias and talisman roses.
Miss Dunifon wore a luggage tan
frock with matching accessories and
corsage of pink roses and white pom
pons. The couple left for a short
trip following the service.
The bride w*as graduated from
Bluffton high school and is employed
at the Triplett Electrical Instrument
company. The bridegroom who is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mer
icle, was graduated from Gomer high
school and left Wednesday for mili
tary service.
Brother Of Bluffton
Men Seriously Hurt
Paul Aukerman, 21, McComb, bro
ther of Charles Aukerman of Cherry
street and Carl Aukerman of Col
lege avenue, is in the Bowling Green
Community hospital with severe in
juries suffered in an automobile ac
cident one mile north of Bowling
Green on the Dixie highway Friday
The accident occurred W’hen his
automobile struck a stopped state
truck. Aukerman, who is married,
was enroute home from his work
with the Atlantic and Pacific Tea
company in Toledo.
A fuse on the truck had blown out
extinguishing the lights. The driver
was just about to light a flare when
the accident occurred.
Aukerman’s injuries were a frac
tured right leg above the knee, bad
face cuts, including a severe nose
injury, and other lacerations. Auk
erman was employed for a short
time at the A & store here.
Ebenezer Broadcast
Marvin Hilty will be the featured
soloist in the weekly broadcast of the
Ebenezer Mennonite church over
Findlay radio station WFIN Friday
night at 7:15 o’clock. Mr. Hilty,
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip
Hilty, has given many concerts
throughout the country with his bro
ther Gordon and appeared at one
time on the Major Bowes radio pro
Where Our Soldier
Boys Are
Pvt. Donald McCafferty
Co.*A, 29th Med. Tr. Bn.
1st Platoon
Camp Grant, Illinois
Pvt. Max R. McCafferty
Co. C, 96th Q. M. C. B. N. Bakery
Camp Chaffee, Arkansas
Pvt. Joe F. Mumma
Btry B, 411th C. A. Bn. (A. A.)
Camp Davis, N. C.
Pvt. Amos W. Reichenbach, Jr.
Co. B,
68th Ordnance Bn. (M. M.) (Q.)
c/o Postmaster, A. P. 0. 304
Leesville, La.
Poinsettia Club Postponed
Meeting of the Poinsettia club has
been postponed from this Wednes
day night to Wednesday night of
next week because of illness.
Farm Woman’s Club
The Farm Woman’s Club of
Orange township will meet at the
home of Mrs Maude Thompson
Thursday afternoon, Oct. 1. The
following program will be presented:
Devotionals, Pearl Anderson Better
Than Gold, Clara Augsburger
Aiperica Discovers Columbus, Clara
Long Would You Like to be Presi
dent, Fame Fett Demonstration—
Party Favors, Cathryn Van Meter.
Masonic Meeting
A special speaker will address the
meeting of the Masonic lodge Mon
day night. Ralph Stearns, sec’y..
Amico Club
The Amico Club met at the home
of Mrs. Oscar Wenger Friday night.
The Mystery sisters were revealed
and new ones were chosen. Bunco
was then played with Mrs. Ivan
Clements taking high score and
Mrs. Ronald Kirkland taking low
score. The next meeting will be
held at the home of Mrs. Stella
Women’s Council
The Women’s Council of the Girl
Reserves organization of Bluffton
High school will meet at the G. R.
room Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock.
All former members and all women
who are interested in the work of
the organization are urged to attend
the meeting.
Honor Bride
Honoring Mrs. Rolland Lehman,
recent bride of Sgt. Rolland Leh
man, a basket dinner was enjoyed
at the home of Mrs. Sarah Lehman
three miles west of town, last Sun
Sgt. Lehman was unable to be
here with his wife because of army
A lovely three tier wedding cake
topped with a miniature bride and
groom adorned the center of the
picnic table.
Present were: Mr. and Mrs. E.
G. Lehman and daughters, Mrs.
Robert Taylor of Pontiac, Ill. Mr.
and Mrs. J. C. Lehman and daugh
ter Eva Caroline of Cleveland Mr.
and Mrs. H. G. Lehman and son
Richard Lynn and Mrs. Velma
Badertscher of Toledo Mr. and Mrs.
W. K. Nisw’ander, Evan and Wanda
Niswander and Mrs. Roy Lehman,
Wava and Donald Lehman, Mr. and
Mrs. Vilas Lehman, Roger Gene,
Mrs. Sarah Lehman of Bluffton and
the honored guest Mrs. Rolland
Lehman, Nashville, Tenn.
Legion Auxiliary
New officers have been named for
the American Legion Auxiliary to
serve for the coming year. These
are: Bernice Stonehill, pres. Ina
Amstutz, 1st vice-pres. Alice Trip
plehorn, 2nd vice-pres. Hulda Am
stutz, treas. Sylvia Trippiehorn, Gay
nell Rockey, Ethel Stratton, executive
Nina Fritchie is the outgoing pres
Alpha Gamma Club
Synthetics will be the topic for dis
cussion at a meeting of the Alpha
Gamma club to be held at the home
of Mrs. Harry Bogart of Kibler Road
Friday night at 8:30 o’clock. The fol
lowing program will be presented:
Fabrics for the Future, Mrs. William
Edwards On With Plastics, Mrs.
Woodrow Little.
East Orange
Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Marquart,
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Agin and son
Evan were recently Sunday dinner
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cook
of Lima.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Holt of
near Lima were dinner guests last
Tuesday of Mr. and Mrs. C. E.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kimmel and
son Raymond, Mrs. Etta Frick and
daughter Margaret spent Sunday
evening in the B. J. Boutwell home.
Mr. and Mrs. Jont Agin of Bluff
ton were dinner guests last Wed
nesday in the C. E. Agin home.
Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell and
son Byron Leo, Mrs. Elizabeth
Boutwell called in the J. C. Cum
mins home Sunday.
Radio Sermon Series
“Finishing the Job” is the title of
the radio address to be given by
Rev. A. C. Schultz, of the Ebenezer
Mennonite church and the Bluffton
college faculty, over Findlay radio
station WFIN Friday afternoon at
3:45 o’clock. The title of the series
is “Living Today”.
Mayor’s Notice
Monthly collection of rubbish will
start on Monday. Patrons of the
service are requested to have their
containers ready at that time.
Rawson Woman Dies
Funeral On Friday
Funeral services for MrsM Teressa
Huffman, 75, wife of Darias .Huff:
man, prominent Rawson citfijen, will
be held Friday afternoon at the]
Rawson United Brethren church at
2 o’clock.
Rev. H. D. Camp of North Balti
more, former Rawson pastor, will
officiate assisted by the present pad
tor, Rev. Paul Zimmerman.
Mrs. Huffman died at her home
Tuesday afternoon of a heart attack.
Surviving are her husband and
two sons Frank Huffman, Hancock
county auditor and Max Huffman,
Findlay school principal. Also sur
viving is one sister, Mrs. B. W.
Emery of Rawson.
Lima Torch Club
Holds Meeting Here
The Lima Torch club, composed of
professional men of Lima, Ada and
Bluffton met at Walnut Grill last
Wednesday night.
Dr. L. L. Ramseyer of Bluffton
college is president of the club and
Professors Smith, Byers, Schultz
and Bauman are members. Guests
were Atty. D. R. Trippiehorn, Mayor
W. A. Howe and Rev. J. N. Smuck
Prof. Binkley of Ada read a paper
on “Political Parties in American
Government” with discussion led by
Dr. C. H. Smith.
Wednesday Morning
Hogs—200 to 260, $14.25 200 to
300, $13.95 roughs, $13.00 stags,
Lambs, $13.00 calves, $14.75.
Grain (bu. prices)—Wheat, $1.27
core, 80’^c oats, 46c soys, $1.54.
Estate of Mary Ann Folet. Deceased
Notice is hereby given that Samuel Augs
burger, whose Poet Office address is Bluffton.
Ohio, has been duly appointed and qualified
as Executor of the Estate of Mary Ann Folet.
lata of Allen County. Ohio, deceased.
Dated this 8th day of September. 1942.
Judge of the Probate Court.
22 Allen County, Ohio.
Wanted—Experienced glove and
mitten sewers. Apply at Boss Mfg.
Co., for positions. 23
Wanted—Men between ages of 17
and 55 for railroad work. Call
Bluffton phone 575-Y.
For rent—Farm of 138 acres 3
miles from Columbus Grove. See
H. W. Althaus, Bluffton Phone
For rent—Single rooms for girls.
Phone 348-W.
Free for picking—Cider apples
also for sale good eating and cook-!
ing apples and potatoes. Clarence
Steiner. tf
Farms for sale—80 acres on 69
with electricity 80 acres on Lincoln
highway 1% miles west of Beaver
dam. H. W. Althaus. Phone 189-R.
For sale—Apples, sweet cider and
vinegar also kegs and new whisky
barrels. Morning Star Cider Press,
Pandora phone 29-C. 24
For sale—Folding baby carriage.
Inquire 139 Geiger St.
For sale—Cider apples and winter
apples. N. W. Basinger, 536 S.
Main St.
For sale—White Leghorn cockerels
from Roselawn pedigreed trap-nested
mating also 2 Shrop ram lambs.
Roy Clements, I1- miles west of
Gratz school.
For sale—Lot at rear of house at
corner of Washington and Jackson
streets. W. W. Huber, Ada.
For sale—Timothy seed. Russell
For sale—1941 Plymouth coach.
Inquire 153 West Kibler St., be
fore 3 p. m.
For sale—Upright piano in good
condition priced reasonable. G. R.
Bogart, Cherry St.
For sale—Renown ivory enamel
kitchen range. Harold Carr, Bluff
ton phone 657-Y.
For sale—Living room and dining
room suite. Lysle Baumgartner, 310
Cherry St.
For sale—Stark Red Delicious
apples. Harold Montgomery, 5’,2
miles east on Route 1U3.
For sale—Breakfast set. Inquire
116 Spring St.
For sale—White Deluxe 1941
electric roaster, excellent condition.
Will sell cheap if sold soon. Mount
ed on steel utility cabinet. 105 E.
Cherry St.
For sale—Heating stove. Inquire
g09 S. Jackson St.
For sale—1936 Chevrolet Deluxe
sedan, 5 good tires, overhauled two
months ago. Wm. Lugibihl, phone
For rent—Room also garage. Mrs.
Elizabeth Althaus, 136 N. Jackson
For sale—Hobart M. Cable piano,
good condition, priced right. H. W.
For sale—Leather davenport. Cheap.
Noah Badertscher, Pi: miles north of
For sale—Good cooking and eating
apples also nice sugar pears for
spicing. Steiner Fruit Farm east of
For sale—Blue Damsel plums and
apples also potatoes. Stanley Bixel,
2’6 miles north of town.
Wives of cooperating farmers have
beeirgiv^en the right to vote in AAA
elections, apd national leaders of the
AAA recommend placing woipen on
local and county AAA committees.
The policy is adopted in recognition
of the work being done in farm lota
an^ fiplds.by women whose husbands
and sops ire in the armed services
or ar$ in factories producing muni
tions of war.
Fuel wood will replace coal and
nil.a^i save transportation.
Business in a
businesslike way
Modern business requires
modern methods—and when a
bond is required it is expected
to be provided ia a business
like way.
You can obtain from us—
without delay or red tape—a
bond that will meet all busi
ness and legal requirements.
See us about it—no obliga
Order your KODAK
Let us show you some sample
Mioicolor Prints—actual prints in
full color from 3 5-mm. and Ban
tam Kodachrome transparencies.
They’re made by Eastman, avail
able in “2X” 21/4 3% “5X”
5 7% and “8X” 8x11-inch
sizes. We’ll gladly order some
Minicolor Prints for you. Simply
bring in your favorite transparen
cies and leave the rest to us.
Sidney’s Drug Shop
A. Hauenstein & Son
1 A Ik Bluffton
Your Singing Sweet
hearts in Their Biggest
Musical Hitl
wH Edward Evaratt HORTON
Binnts BARNES Ra»lnald OWEN
Ooutlau DUMBRH1E
The Lady Is Willing
Selected Short Subjects
Jean Parker Ray Middleton
The Girl From Alaska
Comedy—Com. Sing
Sell Defense Stamns

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