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Orville Augsburger of Hopedale,
111., spent several days here visiting
friends. He returned to his home
Mrs. Ed Diller was in a Cleveland
hospital several days for observation
Mr. and Mrs. Menno Bixel of West
Liberty visited relatives in this lo
cality last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Sprunger
and sons Marion and Sherwood and
Elma Sprunger of Berne were Sun
day visitors in the home of Rev.
and Mrs. P. J. Boehr and family.
Mrs. N. N. Soldner and daughter
Mary Margaret visited in Berne
several days last week.
Mr. and Mrs. William G. Fridley
residing north of Bluffton are to
celebrate their golden wedding next
Sunday. The family and near rel
atives are having dinner at the home
and from 2:00 to 5:00 their home
will be open to friends.
Farmers are busy picking corn
and harvesting their crop of soy
beans. Both crops are yielding well.
Misses Esther Basinger, Leia
Steiner, Orvilla Geiger, Marcile Rei
chenbach, Phyllis Lehman, Geneva
and Verena Augsburger visited Sun-
Office Hours: 8:30-10 A. M.
1-3 P. M. 7-8 P.,M.
Office, 118 Cherry St.
Phone 120-F Bluffton, O.
Citizens Bank Bldg., Bluffton
Office Hoar*: 8:80 A. M.—5:30 P. M.
7:30 P. M.—8:30 P. M.
Cloned Thursday Afternoon & Evening.
Francis Basinger* D. D.S.
Evan Basinger* D.D.S.
Telephone 271-W
Bluffton, Ohio
Every Load Insured
Bluffton, Ohio
Paul E. Whitmer, Agent
245 W. Grove St.—Phone 350-W
Bluffton, Ohio
Looking ahead now will
save you much worry and
expense later on. Let this
experienced agency check
your insurance needs and
recommend PROPER IN
F. S. HERR, Agent
Phone 363-W
Buy War Savings Bonds and
Stamps and Keep ’em Flying.
Respectfully Solicits Aour
Vote and Support for
Democratic Candidate
Election, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1942
Experienced Qualified
Native of Allen County. Ohio.
Member of American Legion.
A public accountant versed in
taxation laws and with seven
years experience as a Deputy in
Auditor’s Office of Allen County,
Associated three years with
Bowsher and Kingman, local firm
of Certified Public Accountants,
specializing in Audits, Systems
and Tax Service to various
Farmer Co-Operative Companies
in Ohio and Indiana.
Clerk of The Municipal Court of
Lima, Ohio.
Lower Taxes-Fair Valuations
Stanley A. Welker, Lima, Ohio.
day with friends in Ft Wayne.
Mr. and Mrs. Adam Hilty and
daughter of Colfax, Washington, are
here for a brief stay among rel
atives and friends. They expect to
return home the latter part of this
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hilty and dau
ghter Marylin of Chicago spent the
week end with home folks here.
Ella Reichenbach is at present
numbered among the sick.
One of the advisory councils is
being entertained at the N. N.
Soldner home Wednesday evening.
Earl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed
Steiner was home over Sunday.
Exhibits at the Putnam County
fair last week were far less than
those of previous years.
Michael Angelone of Jamestown,
N. ¥., occupied the pulpit at the St.
John church Sunday morning.
Miss Amelia Basinger, R. N., who
visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
D. J. Basinger and family for the
past month, left last week for Glenn
Cove, Long Island, N. Y.
Mrs. Lydia Burkholder, near the
Ebenezer chourch, who was ill the
past two weeks, is able to be up
and out again.
Mrs. Edwin Diller, north of Pan
dora, who was at the St. Luke hos
pital at Cleveland the past two
weeks for observation, returned to
her home Sunday evening.
Teddy, thirteen old son of Mr.
and Mrs. Archie Diller, had the mis
fortune to break an arm a week ago
Sunday while playing ball.
Mr. and Mrs. Willis Amstutz are
the parents of a baby daughter born
to them Sunday evening at the
Community hospital at Bluffton.
They have given her the name of
Lucile Gayla.
Eugene Basinger of the C.P.S.
camp at Howard, Penn., spent from
Friday until Monday evening with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. J.
Basinger and family.
Wayne, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wal
ter Sommer, was operated on last
Saturday for appendicitis at the
Community hospital at Bluffton. He
is getting along nicely.
Miss Carol Diller, who spent a
month’s vacation 'with her folks on
the farm, returned to St. Luke’s hos
pital at Cleveland where she is in
The Living Link Sunday school
class of the Ebenezer church will
meet with Mrs. Amos Tschiegg of
Bluffton on Thursday afternoon.
Dr. Harvey Bauman, recently re
turned from India, occupied the pul
pit at the Ebenezer church on Sun
day morning.
The Junior, Intermediates of the
Ebenezer church will be entertained
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Thompson on Wednesday evening.
Rev. and Mrs. Harold Burkholder
and children of Quakertown, Pa.,
and Rev. and Mrs. Emerson Slotter
back and children of Altoona, Pa.,
arrived the latter part of last week
to be in attendance at the Golden
Wedding celebration of their par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. John T. Burk
holder which was held on Tuesday
of this week.
Walter Augsburger expects to
leave the farm in the near future,
as he has purchased the Emil Garau
property in Bluffton on South Main
street, and intends to move to town.
His son Wade Augsburger and
family will move on the farm.
Mr. and Mrs. Omer Gratz attend
ed the football game at Liberty
Center last Friday evening. Ray
mond Rickley is an instructor in the
One of the largest representations
of ministers we ever heard of at
tending a wedding was present at
the marriage of Miss Mary Schimer
and Abe Baumgartner at the Zion
church in Elbing, Kansas, last Thurs
day morning. The ministers were
Rev. E. J. Neuenschwander, Mc
Pherson, who performed the cere
mony Rev. J. E. Kaufman and
Rev. C. H. Voth, Inman, Kans. Rev.
P. P. Wedel, Moundridge, Kans.
Rev. J. C. Kaufman, Whitewater,
Kans. Rev. 1’. H. Richert, Newton,
Kansas, all of whom gave three
minute talks at the reception. A
speaker at the occasion was also
sister Frieda, of Newton. Miss
Schrimer is a former missionary to
the Hopi Indians in Arizona. Two
Indian children were among the at
tendants of the couple at the cere
mony. Mr. Baumgartner was a for
mer Settlement boy, but now of
Aberdeen, Idaho. He purchased the
80 acre farm of Roy Berryhill near
Rockport recently.
Burcky's Beavers At
Findlay Friday Night
Coming out unscathed from the
Capital game here last Saturday,
the Bluffton college Beavers will
travel to Findlay, Friday night to
meet Findlay college gridders at the
Donnell stadium.
Sommers, first string fullback who
was not in uniform last Saturday be
cause of injuries will be in the start
ing lineup adding weight to the
Beaver backfield. Martin, substitute
guard, has left for camp and will
be missing on the bench.
The Bluffton aggregation will get
a preview of the Friday night when
they go to Findlay this Wednesday
night to see their opponents play the
team from W’right Air Field under
the lights at Donnell stadium.
Two teams in a dangerous mood
will clash at Harmon field this Fri
day night when Bluffton High grid
ders entertain Celina’s Bulldogs in a
Western Buckeye league contest.
Last week both teams were defeat
ed by other league foes, and with
the two smarting under the sting of
the setbacks pienty of action can be
expected in the game here Friday.
Altho it was an off night for them,
there were no excuses by Bluffton
High gridders following the drubbing
they took at Van Wert... .They show
ed the right kind of a spirit in defeat
and they’ll come back fighting harder
than ever. .There were no alibis.
“We’re lucky as" it was,” said one....
“What if Van Wert would have got
to count those six touchdowns that
were nullified because of penalties.”
And that, incidentally goes to
show just how weird a game it
really was.
Bluffton college, too, had no excuses
to offer... .Anyone who saw the size
of the Capital outfit, running all the
way down to the third team, could
easily see there was no doubt of the
outcome..........It was simply the old
story of wearing down the Beaver
regulars, then ‘pouring it on’ in the
closing minutes of the game....How
gallantly the outclassed Beavers per
formed is seen in the fact that the vis
itors were able to score only two
touchdowns in the first half.......
Dope ran pretty much to form in
the showing of Western Buckeye
league teams last week....The only
upset was at Celina where underdog
St. Marys rose up to win over the
Bulldogs, 14 to 13, in the traditional
battle between the two schools.. .Van
Wert, favored over Bluffton was suc
cessful and there was no surprise in
Bellefontaine’s 36 to 6 win over Wa
Last week’s Bluffton-Van Wert
game was one of the few in the his
tory of competition between the two
schools that was not closely contest
ed.......In the two preceding years, the
two teams had tied 7-7 last year and
12-12 in 1910....In 15 games there
have been four ties six wins for Van
Wert and five for Bluffton.......
Ada High continues to show its
power... .Last week the team wallop
ed Carey, 40 to 13, their fourth
straight win of the season... .Arling
ton continued to add to its amazing
record with a 32 to 0 win over Van
Buren....In four games, Coach Jim
Morrison’s team has scored 157 points
Bluffton High Will Play Celina
Eleven At Harmon Field Friday
While Bluffton was losing to Van
Wert last week, Celina was the vic
tim of an upset in which St. Marys,
traditional foe of the Bulldogs, was
eking out a surprising 14 to 13 win.
Bluffton High and Bluffton college
grid outfits lost games last week to
outfits that outclassed them in size,
experience and availability of re
serve strength.
High School Loses To Van Wert, 33-0
College Bested By Capital, 41-0
Opening their 1942 Western Buck
eye grid league season, the high
school team was trounced by Van
Wert at that place by a score of 33
to 0, last Friday night.
Bluffton college’s defeat came in
the form of a 41 to 0 setback ad
ministered at Bluffton stadium by
Capital university Saturday after
Making a determined bid to repeat
as champions of the Western Buck
eye loop, Van Wert’s Cougars used
its superior array of manpower to
wear down the Pirates in the game
there last Friday.
One touchdown was scored by Van
Wert in the first quarter, and an
other came in the second. Liniger
did the first-quarter scoring and the
second touchdown of the game was
made by Stoops.
In the third stanza, Bluffton was
weakening, and Van Wert scored
twice as Weigle and Liniger crossed
the goal line for the Cougars. In
the last quarter Weigle again scored.
Liniger place-kicked four of six
tries for point after touchdown.
Bluffton’s most serious bid of the
game ended disastrously for the Pi
rates. After driving to Van Wert’s
one-yard line, the locals lost three
yards on a try at the line. Qn the
next play, a pass attempted by Bluff­
It was a weird play—that one at
Van Wert last Friday night that fin
ally took most of the spirit out of
Bluffton Hig’s vastly outweighed grid
ders.... The Pirates were making
their most serious scoring bid of the
game, and had driven to the Cougars’
five-yard line....From there a sur
prise pass into the flat was tried—but
it was a surprise that backfired... .Up
into the air went an alert Van Wert
back, who wrapped his arms around
the ball and raced unmolested the full
length of the field for a touchdown...
So far as league standings are
concerned Celina has a slight edge
over the Pirates, for their loss of
last week in the loop is offset by a
victory scored the preceding week
over Wapakoneta. Bluffton has
played only one league game thus
far, the setback suffered last Friday
at Van Wert.
In season play, Celina also has a
slightly better record. So far, the
Bulldogs have won three games and
lost one. Bluffton has broken even
in four starts, with wins over Pan
dora and Columbus Grove.
ton was intercepted on the goal line
by a Van Wert back who sprinted
the length of the field for a touch
Meeting a team of football giants
with plenty of experience behind
them, Bluffton college gridders never
had a chance against Capital uni
versity in Bluffton’s annual home1
coming game at Harmon field last
The visitors scored in every quar
ter of the game, with their attack
picking up the most momentum in
the third quarter when 15 points
were racked up.
Bernlohr broke the scoring ice
with a 20-yard touchdown jaunt
early in the first period, and Powell
followed with a successful five-yard
plunge across the goal a few minutes
later in the second quarter.
In the unlucky third, Bernlohr and
Powell again contributed touchdowns,
and a safety was added as Bluffton
unsuccessfully attempted to punt
from behind it own goal.
Two more touchdowns came in the
last quarter. Dudley tallied on a
plunge from the one-yard line, and
Ortman scored on a pass from Klie.
Keltner place-kicked two points after
touchdown, and Ortman added a
Bluffton’s starting lineup included:
Kerr and F. Soldner, ends Fretz
and Baumgartner, tackles P. Sold
ner and Hugus, guards, Simcox, cen
ter Wenger, quarter Beidler and
Klassen, halves and Sommers, full
and at the same time held opponents
scoreless... .In other Hancock league
games Rawson hammered McComb,
33 to 0 and Mt. Cory lost to Liberty,
18 to 6... .Findlay college pulled one
out of the fire against Muskingum
last week... .Going into the last quar
ter, the Oilers were trailing, 9 to 0,
but they staged a three-touchdown
rally to capture the decision, 19 to 9..
The Missionary society of the
Bethesda church will meet Wednes
day afternoon at Mt. Cory with Rev.
and Mrs. Irwin Kauffman.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hainer of
Detroit, Mich., spent a few days last
week with Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Bish.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Koontz
spent Sunday evening with the
Henry Koontz family.
Mr. and Mrs. Ami Nonnamaker,
Faery and Glenn Nonnamaker spent
Sunday afternoon at the C. V.
Klingler home near Ada.
Jack Koontz of near Findlay spent
the week-end at the Anna Koontz
The Bethesda Y. P. M. C. will
meet this Friday night with Dorothy
and Joan Elzay.
Union prayer services at Olive
Branch Thursday evening.
Jimmie Gallant of Bucyrus spent
the week end at the J. R. Fisher
Charley Nonnamaker was a guest
Saturday at the Ami Nonnamaker
Mrs. Peter Kurtz is spending sev
eral weeks with the Emerson Neff
Rally Day services at the Olive
Branch church were well attended, a
fine program was given at both the
morning and afternoon services.
Those attending from a distance
were Mr. and Mrs. Terry Bell and
family of Marysville, Mr. and Mrs.
Maurice Bell and family of Colum
bus Grove. Thomas Bell of Ada, Mr.
and Mrs. J. C. Christman and family
of Findlay, Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Edinger of Portage,. Mr. and Mrs.
Dull Battles ana family of Mt. Cory,
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Emans of Bluff
ton, Mrs. Herbert Graham and
children of Rushsylvania.
Callers during the past week at
the Ami Nonnamaker home were Mr.
and Mrs. J. S. Agin of Bluffton,
Mrs. Chas. Agin, Mrs. Anna Koontz,
Mrs. A. J. Nonnamaker and daugh
ter Kaye, and Clifford Koontz.
Mr. and Mi’s. Arthur Nonnamaker
and family spent Thursday evening
with Mrs. Enimaline Nonnamaker
and the London Basinger family.
A Halloween program will be held
at the Black school house Friday
evening, October 30. This is a com
munity affair. You are invited,
come and enjoy the evening.
The Putnam County fair in
Ottawa was the main attraction for
the people of our neighborhood the
past week. The races, the 4-H club
displays and the Grange exhibits
gave people something to look at—
otherwise it was just a big crowd
according to those who were there.
Mrs. Emma Leidy and Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Walters and daughter
Janet of Brice were week-end guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Begg and
family. Mrs. Leidy remained to
spend the week with the Beggs.
Miss Edythe Cupp, Secretary for
Young People in Lima Presbyterial
will be in charge of the Youth meet
ing of Lima Presbytery which will
be held in the Van Buren church
Sunday afternoon and evening Oct.
Miss Mary Marshall, teacher in
the schools at Rising Sun, spent the
week end with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. E. Marshall.
Members of the Profit and Pleas
ure club and their husbands will hold
the annual club party Wednesday
evening of next week with Mrs.
Raymond Anderson as hostess.
Miss Madeline Bixel of Rittman
was a week-end guest of relatives
in the community.
A group of farm people met in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. E.
Marshall last Friday evening and a
nucleous was formed for the organi
zation of a new Farm Bureau council
in this neighborhood. Mr. Warbing
ton of Sidney spoke to the group
with Mrs. Steve Smith of Bluffton
presiding. Mr. Wm. Amstutz was
elected temporary chairman and
Mrs. Coy Kohli secretary. Another
meeting will be held Oct. 23 in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Van Meter
and little son Donald Eugene of
Jefferson were Sunday and Monday
visitors in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Edgar Begg.
The marriage of Treva and Neva
Woods, twin daughters of Mr. and
Mrs. Byron Woods to two brothers
Laurel and Charles McDougle of
Toledo was an event of Saturday
evening. Treva became Mrs. Laurel
McDougle and Neva Mrs. Charles
McDougle in a ceremony performed
in the Methodist parsonage in
Toledo with Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Shriek as witnesses. Mr. and Mrs.
Laurel McDougle will make their
home in Crestline where he is em
ployed on the Pennsylvania railroad
and Mr. and Mrs. Charles McDougle
will live in Sandusky where he is a
bookkeeper in a defense plant. They
have the best wishes of their many
friends in this community.
Mr. and Mrs. George Huber and
son of New Stark were Sunday
afternoon guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Glen Huber and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Graber of
Luncheon Meat
Crackers srif
Spencerville were Sunday dinner
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Am
stutz. Afternoon callers were Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Faze and daughter
Maola of Lima and Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. Burden of Beaverdam.
Mrs. Jacob Stauffer and Mr. and
Mrs. Perry Krouse of Kalida were
Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. W.
M. Lentz who recently moved to
this place from Michigan.
Mr. and Mrs. Date Bodell of
Harry L. Burgess, Perry Twp.
Rural Route No. 6, Lima, O.
Mr. Farmer: Paying 40c for Large, Clean Eggs.
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Bob Hochstettier, Resident Manager
THURSDAY, OCT. 15, 1942
Republican Candidate for
Qualified Experienced
Election, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1942
Waynesfield spent Sunday evening
with Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bodell.
Big Democratic Rally
Memorial Hall, Lima
Monday Night, Oct. 19
at 8 P. M.
Hear John McSweeney
Support McSweeney for Governor—
a man unbiased and unafraid.
Estate of Emma Vinson. Deceased.
Notice is hereby given that Minor A. Atmur
whose Post Office address ia National Bank
Bldg., Lima. Ohio has been duly appointed
and qualified as Executor of the Estate of
Emma Vinson, late of Alien County, Ohio.
Dated this 10th day of October, 1942.
Judge of the Probate Court,
27 Alien County. Ohio.
F. W. Durbin, Chairman
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