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Sunday services at 10:30 a. m.,
subject: “God.”
Testimonial meeting at 7:30 Wed
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.
W. L. Harmony, Pastor
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
7:30 p. m. Preaching.
E. G. Steiner, Pastor
Thursday, 7:30 New Year’s eve
prayer service.
Friday, 9:30 a. m. Annual Busi
ness meeting.
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
10:30 a. m. Preaching.
7:30 p. m. C. W. B. meeting.
8:15 p. m. Sermon.
J. A. Weed, Minister
9:30 a. m. Church school.
10:15 a. m. Morning worship,
observing Holy Communion. Also
installation of new W. S. C. S.
11:15 a. m. Young People’s Choir
6:30 p. m. Junior High Youth
Fellowship, at home of Peggy Eck
enweiler, 208 S. Jackson street.
8:00 p. m. Union service at High
school auditorium.
See announcement elsewhere in
this issue of union services for the
observance of Universal Week of
Prayer each evening of the coming
G. Bright, Minister
9:30 a. m. Church school, Bob
Luginbuhl, Supt.
10:30 a. m. Lord’s supper observed.
6:30 p. m. Christian Endeavor.
8:00 p. m. National Week of
Prayer. A union service will be
held in High school auditorium.
Monday thru Friday a prayer ser
vice to be held in the town’s
churches, with local pastors speak
ing at 8:15 p. m. Sunday, January
10th concludes our union week of
This Sundayin me
prayer at First Mennonite church at
8 p. m. Be sure to get your copy
of the “Week of Prayer” at church
this Sunday. The public is welcome.
9:30 a. m. Church school, C. Am
stutz, Supt.
10:30 a. m. Lord’s Supper. Ser
mon, “Jesus, Water of Life.”
Ernest N. Bigelow, Pastor
Morning worship 9:30. The Sac
rament of the Lord’s Supper. Spec
ial music, a vocal-instrumental duet,
“Fairest Lord Jesus”, Miss Rebecca
Marshall, soprano, Mr. Robert Mar
shall, flute, accompanied by Mrs.
F. C. Marshall.
Church school 10:30. Mr. Edgar
Begg, Supt.
Church school 9:30. Mr. Morris
Triplett, Supt.
Morning worship 10:50. Sermon,
“Rightful Praying.”
This Sunday begins the observ
ance of the Universal Week of
Emil Burrichter, Pastor
Sunday school at 9:45 a. m.
Public worship at 10:45 a. m.
Annual business meeting after the
morning service.
Infant baptism in connection with
the morning service.
The Woman's Guild will meet
Wednesday afternoon with Mrs.
Bertha Balmer.
The Union services for next week
announced elsewhere in this paper.
St. John’s:
Public worship at 9:30 a. m.
Sunday school at 10:30 a. m.
Junior C. E. at 6:00 p. m.
Annual business meeting Friday
evening at the church at 7:30 p. m.
Gertrude Hoy Missionary Circle
meeting postponed from Monday,
Jan. 4 to Monday, Jan. 11.
The Union services for next week
announced elsewhere in this paper.
J. N. Smucker, Pastor
January 1, 7:00 p. m. the annual
meeting of the church.
9:30 Sunday school, with classes
for all.
10:30 Worship service.
6:00 p. m. Intermediate Christian
Glad bells ringing in w
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7:00 p. m. Junior Christian En
8:00 p. m. Union service at the
High school auditorium Universal
Week of Prayer.
Arnold C. Schultz, Pastor
Friday: 9:30 a. m. Annual busi
ness meeting of the church. All
members are urged to be present.
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
10:30 a. m. Morning worship.
Sermon topic: “The Challenge of
the New Year.”
4:15 p. m. Radio program broad
cast from WFIN, Findlay.
7:30 p. m. Christian Endeavor
programs for all ages.
8:30 p. m. Evening service. The
message will be on “The Gospel
We cordially invite you to attend
the services of the church.
East Orange
Mr. and Mrs. Will Boutwell,
Josephine and Russell Boutwell of
Ada, Mr. and Mrs. Rob Potts, Mr.
and Mrs. Rayon Boutwell and
children Lynn Ray and Lonnie Sue,
Wilson Boutwell, Mr. and Mrs.
Emerson Lugibihl, of Bluffton, Miss
Margaret Frick, Mrs. Carl Kimmel
and son Raymond, Mrs. Elizabeth
Boutwell spent Christmas day in
the B. J. Boutwell home.
Mr. and Mrs. Fremon Samsal,
Mr. Raymond Holt and son Virgil
spent last Tuesday with Mr. and
Mrs. Charley Agin.
Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Criblez and
son Donald and daughter Virginia
were Sunday dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. E. E. Hartman of Eagle
Lynn Ray Boutwell spent the
week end with his grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell.
We wish to thank all the neigh
bors and friends for their aid and
sympathy extended in the illness and
death of our beloved husband and
father, Walter Whitney also Rev.
Weed who officiated at the service
and all those who assisted otherwise
in any way and all those sending
Mrs. Mollie Whitney & Daughter
Variety of Apple Tree
Two trees in William B. Atwood’s
back yard, at Brockton, Mass., give
a variety of apples. One is a Coop
er’s Market tree, to which are graft
ed six other varieties, Winter Ba
nana, Yellow Transparent, Spitzen
berg, McIntosh Red, Hubbardston,
and Rhode Island Greening. The
other is a Wolfe River, to which
are grafted the Yellow Transparent,
Red Astrachan, Wealthy and Astra
into 1943
nost portentous twelve months the world
is on tlie
we stand on the tn res-
year, we extend to all
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re w
lies for
Walter Sommer who has been a
patient at the Bluffton hospital for
the past three weeks was able to be
taken to his home on Monday, and
is improving nicely.
Ella Reichenbach passed away at
the homestead last Sunday after
several months’ illness. Funeral
services were held at the St. John
church on Tuesday afternoon.
Pvt. Frederick Reichenbach of
Camp Picket, Va., visited with his
home folks for several days last
The Hayden Basinger family was
confined to the home last week due
to illness.
Mr. and Mrs. Walden Hilty and
family of New Jersey are spending
some time here with relatives and
A large and appreciative audience
attended the “Messiah” oratorio
which was presented by the Grace
church choir Sunday evening.
Mrs. Ben Amstutz had the mis
fortune of falling on the ice as she
walked near the house and fractured
her right arm.
Rev. and Mrs. J. Edwin Orr and
family of Chicago spent Monday
night in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Irvin Hilty. The family was enroute
to Cambridge, Mass. Rev. Orr is
serving as a chaplain in the U. S.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward E. Schutz
and family were supper guests in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Schutz and family Tuesday evening.
Albert Schutz who submitted to
an operation in the Findlay hospital
recently, is reported to be getting
along as well as can be expected.
Farmers Institute is being held
at Pandora on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
Farmers are anxiously awaiting
for the opportunity to again resume
work in the corn, soybean and beet
fields. Snow prevented for several
weeks and now excessive moisture
does not permit.
The local Mennonite churches are
to hold their annual business meet
ings on New Year’s day.
David Cox of Ft. Wayne spent
several days in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Jesse F. Steiner last week.
Dale Snavely, who has been Smith
Hughes instructor in the Pandora
school for the past several years,
has tendered his resignation to ac
cept work as manager of a promi
nent dairy farm near Toledo.
Due to gas restrictions at this
time the people of our community
will likely greatly miss the annual
serenading by the young people.
Horse and buggy days are a thing
of the past and few if any of the
youngsters will resort to the prac
tice of days of yore when large
groups gladdeiyd a great many
homes of the Settlement singing
their melodies. It is expected how-
ever that those of our towns will
be favored with the singing of the
Misses Barbara Bucher and Doro
thy Bixel, Rev. and Mrs. Howard
Amstutz, of Chicago, who spent
their Christmas vacation with their
home folks returned to Chicago on
Sunday and Monday.
Rev. and Mrs. Landolin Amstutz
who spent Christmas holidays with
her parents returned to Chicago,
Amos Bracy, of Pandora, was
taken to the Memorial hospital at
Lima on Sunday afternoon for treat
Mrs. Dan Stettler of Decatur, Ind.,
visited here over the holidays and
attended the funeral services of her
cousin, Miss Ella Reichenbach at
St. John Mennonite church, Tuesday.
The following officers were elected
by the Ebenezer Mennonite Sunday
school for the coming year: Supt.,
Milo Lora asst., Phares Bixel sec.
treas., Vinton Bucher asst., Wm.
Althaus manager, Watson Steiner
asst., Morris Niswander chorister,
Chris Gratz asst., Aaron Messinger
pianist, Mrs. Vinton Bucher asst.,
Vidella Bucher librarian, Kathleen
Amstutz asst., Minerva Hilty S. S.
com., Joseph Thompson primary
supt., Mabel Amstutz asst., Mrs.
Isaac Neuenschwander home dept,
supt., Mrs. Melvin Zimmerly asst.,
Mrs. Waldo Hofstetter radio com.,
Waldo Hofstetter.
For dehorning cattle write G. H.
Edwards, 223 Jefferson St., Findlay,
Ohio. Arteries masculated and no
bleeding. 49
Notice—Due to gas and tire situa
tion, changes will be necessary in our
business. On and after Jan. 1, 1943,
all kinds of service bulls are same
price, 82 each plus 5c per mile one
way. Terms strictly cash. Call early
in day as no trips made after sun
down. Please limit Sunday calls to
cow’s repeatedly in heat on this day.
C. N. Long & Son, 3 miles west of
Ada. Phone Red 1360. tf
For sale—Good Guernsey cow, 4 yrs.
old, fresh Duroc sow’, 2 yrs. old bred
to farrow March 18 also Belgian
mare 5 years dd, bred. J. J. Smith,
first house north of Mt. Cory school.
For sale—17 head of good thrifty
shoats averaging 75 pounds. Cyrus
Burkholder, ’2 mile east and 1 mile
south of Beaverdam.
For sale—Good Poland China
male hog. Vernon Yoakum. 3
miles northwest of Bluffton.
Pleasant Hill
Betty Jean Blosser spent Friday
night and Saturday with Joan Seig.
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Welty and
daughter Marjorie, Mr. and Mrs.
Paul Faze and daughters spent Fri
day evening with Mr. and Mrs.
Lyman Barnes and Joan Seig.
Mr. and Mrs. James Phillips and
family called on Mr. and Mrs.
Lyman Barnes and Mr. S. H. Barnes
and Gordon Barnes Sunday after
Roger Bell spent last week with
his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
Orton Stratton. Mrs. Morris Bell
and daughter Marian were w’eek
end guests.
Rev. Black of Lafayette was a
Sunday dinner guest of Mr. and
Mrs. Guy Younkman and family.
Christmas Day guests in the
Russell Huber home were Mrs.
Sarah Niswander, Mr. and Mrs.
Edwin Niswander and family and
Miss Margie Peterson.
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Jennings at
tended the wedding of Miss Avonelle
Watt of Lima, Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Younkman had
for Christmas dinner guests, Mr.
and Mrs. Arthur Phillips, Mr. and
Mrs. Earl Younkman and daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Winegardner and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harold
Younkman and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Elton Younkman and family, and
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Thomas.
Mrs. Ruby Wirt and Mrs. Ruth
Zimmer and Berlin Hesser, of Ada,
spent Thursday evening at the
Norval Scoles home.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hover and
son of Waynesfield spent Sunday
evening with Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Gleason and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mefferd and
son Walter spent Christmas day
with Mary and Vern Miller of near
Ohio City.
Mrs. Naomi Steiner and son Paul
David spent Sunday afternoon with
Mr. and Mrs. Norval Scoles.
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Brauen and
family called at the homes of Mr.
and Mrs. Arden Baker, Mr. and Mrs.
Ralph Badertscher and family, Mr.
and Mrs. L. C. Hauenstein and
family and Mr. and Mrs. Hiram
Reichenbach and family in the past
Huber Winegardner is spending
several days with his grandmother,
Mrs. Cora Huber.
Marlene Gleason spent Monday
afternoon with Marilyn Stratton.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Zimmerman
had for Christmas dinner guests
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Zimmerman
and family, of Defiance Mr. and
Mrs. Wayne Zimmerman and daugh
ter, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Long and
family and Mr. H. P. Zimmerman.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Huber and
sons Dale and Berdell, Mr. and Mrs.
Edwin Nisw’ander and family, Miss
Margie Peterson and George Klein
felter of Pittsburgh W’ere Sunday
dinner guests of Mrs. Sarah Nis
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kennedy and
family, of Bluffton, spent Saturday
evening with Mr. and Mrs. Raymond
Stratton and family.
Mr. and Mrs. David Holman of
Lafayette, w’ere over night guests
of Mrs. Cora Huber and Mr. and
Mrs. Joy Huber and Sondra Sue,
Thursday night.
Berdell Huber and Miss Marjorie
Peterson and Miss Ruth Watt w’ere
Sunday evening dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Jennings and
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Lugibill and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel
Younkman and family w’ere Christ
1 mas dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. Lugibihl and daughter Dorothy
Afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs.
Aldine Welty and Mr. and Mrs.
Clyde Welty and daughter of Lima,
and Miss Lois Long of Bluffton.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Bell and
family, Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Stratton,
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Raymond Stratton and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Bell and
family called on Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Lugibihl Sunday afternoon.
Dr. and Mrs. Sutter of Wooster
spent Christmas with Mr. and Mrs.
Raymond Stratton and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hess and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Smith
and Tommy were Christmas evening
dinner guests of Miss Nellie Huber
and Mrs. Lillie Fett.
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Jennings
called on Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Jenn
ings of Beaverdam and Mr. and Mrs.
Tom Fleming of Lafayette Christ
mas day.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lugibihl and
daughter Dorothy, Mr. and Mrs.
Daniel Younkman and family were
Sunday evening dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Wayne Lugibihl and daugh
ter of Bluffton.
A watch party will be held at the
Paulding Center Community House
New Year’s eve. The supper will
start at 7:45 o’clock after which a
program will be presented.
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Steiner and
sons of Detroit spent the week end
in the Ed Steiner home. Lysle
Steiner of the Fort Wayne Bible
Institute is also spending his vaca
tion in the Steiner home.
Mrs. Geo Neuenschwander moved
into the Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Brauen
home this week, following the death
of her husband.
Mrs. Emma Basinger, age 84,
passed away last Wednesday at the
home of her daughter and son-in
law, Mr. and Mrs. Elam Basinger.
Funeral services were held Saturday
afternoon at the Missionary church
with Rev. Mitchell officiating.
Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Hatfield of
Mt. Pleasant, Mich., spent the week
end in the Diehl and Hatfield homes.
Miss Catherine Hatfield of Taylor
University, Upland, Ind., also spent
last week with her parents.
Amos Bracy w’ho has been ill for
the past few’ weeks w’as taken to
the Lima Memorial hospital Sunday
afternoon. He is seriously ill.
Miss Ella Reichenbach passed
away early Sunday morning. She
had been ill for several months.
The Senior class of 1942 gave a
shower for Maxine Fridley McCaf
ferty on Tuesday evening. The
show'er w’as held at the home of
Miss Charlotte Sutter.
Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Hilty and
daughter Rosann, Mr. and Mrs. Olen
Friedley w’ere Sunday dinner guests
Member of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Bluffton, Ohio
all its promise.
And May Our Friendship Grow
Throughout the Coming Year
THURSDAY, DEC. 31, 1942
of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ew'ing.
Mr. Tom Bell, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan
Montgomery and family, Mrs. Vir
ginia Emans, Mrs. Dorothy Bel,
and Betty Edinger were Christmas
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Morris.
Beil and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Zehrbach called
Sunday evening at the H. O. Hiity
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Matter, Mar
jorie Ream were Christmas dinner
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Mont
gomery and family.
Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Moore spent
Christmas at the Chas. Hall home
in Carey.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Fleming and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Mc
Cafferty, Miss Margaret Guider were
Christmas guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Guider.
Mr. and Mrs. John W. Wilkins
and family, Mrs. Clyde Klingler, Jr.,
were Christmas dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. C. E. Klingler.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Montgomery
and family spent Wednesday in
North Baltimore.
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Moore and
daughter spent Saturday night and
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. W. I.
Moore and Raymond Tuttle.
Marine McCafferty of Kenton is
spending her Christmas vacation
with Mr. and Mrs. Carl McCafferty.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Y’oung and
son, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ewing,
Rosann Hilty of Bowling Green,
spent Christmas at the H. O. Hilty
Annual Meeting Notice
The annual meeting of the Rich
land Township Farmers Mutual In
surance Association will be held Sat
urday, January 9, at the Township
Room, Bluffton, Ohio, at 1:00 P. M.,
for the purpose of electing officers
and the transaction of any business
that may properly come before the
meeting. All members are requested
to be present.
37 Earl L. Matter, Sec’y.
War and Speech
Even though people are not actu
ally subjected to bombing, their in
creased worry and strain—econom
ic, social, and physical—may cause
upsets often expressed in such
speech defects as stuttering, lisping,
mumbled and cluttered speech, and
lack of adequate voice.
io you
The old year goes The
New Year is at hand with,
In cA (pad Yeaf
To Our Many Friends We Say
RUFFS 5c to $1.00 STORE
Ralph Patterson, Mgr.

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