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FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Ernest N. Bigelow, Pastor Bluffton: Morning Worship 10 a. m. (EWT.) Church School 11 a. in. Mr. Nor man Triplett, Supt. The Class in the Life of Christ will meet Thursday, 7:30 at the home of the pastor. Rockport: Church School 9:30 a. m. (EST). Mr. Edgar Begg, Supt. Morning Worship 10:30. Sermon Subject for Sunday: “Two Men Before the Cross.” EVANGELICAL AND REFORMED CHURCHES Emil Burrichter, Pastor Emmanuel's: Sunday school at 9:45 a. m. Public worship at 10:45 a. m. The Cornelia Missionary Circle will meet Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Minor Thutt. Mrs. Harry Anderson will be the assistant hostess. Northwest Ohio Synod will meet on May 17th and 18th at Fostoria, Ohio. 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. The G. M. G. will meet Monday evening at the home of Miss Joanne Hauenstein. Choir practice Thursday at 7:30 p. m. FIRST MENNONITE CHURCH J. N. Smucker, Pastor 9:30 Sunday school, classes for all. 10:30 Worship service. 6:00 Intermediate Christian En deavor. ■, 7:30 Junior Christian Endeavor. 7:30 Evening service, program by the Peace Club of the college. “Let us worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.” EBENEZER MENNONITE CHURCH Arnold C. Schultz, Pastor THURSDAY: 8:30 p. m. Choir rehearsal. 8:30 p. m. Bible study in the Book of Revelation. SUNDAY: 10:00 a. m. Sunday school. 11:00 a. m. Morning worship. Sermon topic, “The Burnt Offer ing.” 4:30 p. m. Radio program from WFIN, Findlay. 8:00 p. m. Christian Endeavor programs for all ages. 9:00 p. m. Evening service. Herbert Fretz will bring the mes sage. We invite you to attend the ser vices of the church. FIRST METHODIST CHURCH J. A. Weed, Minister Thursday, 7:30 p. m. Conference of Children’s Workers. SUNDAY: 9:30 a. m. Church school. 10:15 a. m. Morning worship. Ser mon topic, “Wanted—Something to Hold Life Together.” The Junior Choir will sing a group of Negro Spirituals. 11:15 a. m. Young People’s choirj 6:00 p. m. Junior High Youth Fellowship. Tuesday (forenoon and afternoon) District meeting of Woman’s Society of Christian Service, at Grace church in Lima. “Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? And you labor for that which satisfieth not? Hearken diligently unto Me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.” (Isa. 55:2) “Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.” (Mat. 4:4) “Incline your ear, and come unto' Me hear, and your soul shall live.” (Isa. 55:3) CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY Sunday services at 10:30 a. m., subject: “Mortals and Immortals.” 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. Let us protect your property with De pendable Insurance. “It’s a Good Policy not to have a bad one.” F. S.* Herr Aetna-Iser Burches This society is a branch of the Mother Church, the First Church of Christ Scientist, Boston, Mass. MISSIONARY CHURCH A. F. Albro, Pastor Wednesday, 8 p. m. Prayer meet ing. SUNDAY: 9:30 Sunday school. 10:30 Morning worship. 7:30 Children’s church. 7:30 Young People’s society. 8:00 p. m. Evangelistic service. LUTHERAN CHURCH W. L. Harmony, Pastor 9:30 a. m. Sunday school. CHURCH OF CHRIST G. R. Bright, Minister Bluffton: 9:30 a. m. Church school, R. Lug inbuhl, Supt. 10:30 a m. Worship, Lord’s Sup per. Sermon: The Task of the Church 8:15 p. m. Evening services. Lord’s Supper observed for those not able to he in the morning service. Sermon: “Holiness.” Thursday—Missionary’ Meeting at the home of Mrs. Grace Amstutz. A special program is planned with Mrs. A. Baumgartner, the American Indian Missionary, showing her pictures. Beaverdam: 10 a. m. Church school, C. Amstutz, Supt. 11:00 a. m. Lord’s Supper. Home Builders class will meet Wed nesday, May 19 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Amstutz. DEFENSELESS MENNONITE E. G. Steiner, Pastor 9:30 Sunday school. 10:30 Missionary message, Miss Schneck. 7:30 C. W. B. Service. 8:30 Sermon. Settlement Miss Kay Louise Kinsey of Cuya hoga Falls is spending several weeks with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Steiner. Mrs. Menno C. Basinger, who was a patient at the Memorial hospital at Lima since the first of the past week, underwent an operation on one of her eyes and removed a cataract. She has been removed to her home where she is recovering very satis factorily. The coming marriage of Miss i Esther Shoemaker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Shoemaker of north east of Pandora and Delbert Lugin buhl, south of Bluffton, was an nounced from the pulpit of the Eben ezer Mennonite church Sunday morn ing. Harley Burkholder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gid Burkholder, who has been in military service for some months, was honorably discharged last week and is again at his former work at Philadelphia. Miss Betty Jean Neuenschwander, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Neuenschwander, and Richard Cook son, of Bluffton, were married at the home of the bride, when Rev. A. C. I Schultz performed the double ring ceremony at noon, Sunday. Members of the immediate families attended. The funeral services held for Cy rus Burkholder on Monday afternoon at the Ebenezer church was very largely attended. The Girls Missionary Band of the Ebenezer church entertained their mothers with a banquet on Monday evening at the church. Miss Lois Neuenschwander, of Lima, and Corp. Maurice Steiner of Chanute Field, Ill., visited Tuesday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Steiner and family north of Bluffton. Mr. and Mrs. Willis Schumacher, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Geiger and Mr. and Mrs. John Geiger attended the funeral of Eldon Geiger at Decatur, Illinois, last Monday. Death came after several months of illness. The young people of the St. John Sunday School honored Miss Hen rietta Schneck with a shower at the home of Mrs. Barbara Welty, Mon day evening. The members of the John Schneck family were entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Schneck and family last Sunday. This was the first occasion when all the fam ily had assembled in fourteen years. The event also marked the birthday of their mother, Mrs. John Schneck. Heavy rains are keeping farmers from doing any field work at pres ent. Roy Cook has again resumed his work on the mail route following several weeks of illness. Lantz Wynkoop returned from Florida one day last week. He has spent a number of winters in that state the past years. Mrs. Keith Frary and children of Mt. Vernon, Ohio, were Sunday visi tors at the home of her mother Mrs. Josephine Moser. Irma Schneck was speaker at the i Calvary church in Findlay last Sun day evening. James Schey assists at the Find lay live stock auction each Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Mack Andrews and family of Waynesfield, Ohio, were visited friends here over Sunday. Omer Gratz made a business trip to Pittsburgh the first of the week. The Bluffton College A-Capella choir presented an inspiring program to a large and appreciative audience at the St. John church Sunday even ing. Mr. and Mrs. John Van Lier and daughter of Chicago are at present at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schumacher. Mr. Van Lier is as sisting with the farm work. Richland Center A farwell reception will be held at the Emanuel’s Evangelical and Reformed church this Wednesday evening at 8:30 for Rev. and Mrs. Emil Burrichter and family, who re signed as pastor here and has ac cepted a charge in Plymouth, Ind. Rev. Burrichter will deliver his fare well sermon here on May 23rd. Mr. and Mrs. Francis Marquart spent Saturday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Main. Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Badertscher and family were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Hath away and daughter. Noah Hochstettler and daughter Lorena, Marie Imbach and Mr. and Mrs. Marion Hochstettler and daugh ter Emily spent Sunday afternoon at the Amos Gerber home. Mr. and Mrs. John Hirschfeld, Sr., were last Tuesday evening supper guests at the Ed Marquart home. Theda Anderson and Gladys New land of Lima were week end guests of Rachel Schaublin. Mr. and Mrs. Reno Gratz and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gratz and son were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gratz. Jake Luginbuhl called Sunday evening on Mrs. Sam Kohler. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Ernest and son of Col. Grove were Sunday din ner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Otis Fett and daughters. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Luginbuhl and daughters, Mrs. Ervin Luginbuhl of Toledo, Mr. and Mrs. Faye Isham and Mr. and Mrs. Francis Marquart spent Sunday evening at the W. C. Boothby home, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Basinger and daughters spent Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Andy Hochstettler and family. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Schaublin and Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Gratz were Sun day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. P. D. James and sons and Mrs. Edna Anspach of Columbus. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Badertscher and Mrs. Wayne Zimmerman and daughter Karen spent Sunday after noon with Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Frantz and daughters. Past week callers at the J. 1. Luginbuhl home were: Mr. and Mrs. Lee Coon and son Bobby, Treva Everett, Mrs. Charles Courtenay and son Lindo and daughter Janeen, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Grant and son Gary, Mrs. Herbert Luginbuhl and son Gary, Mrs. Herbert Luginbuhl and son Ray, Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Geiger and daughter Nancy, Mrs. Kenneth Luginbuhl, Mr. Jake Lugin buhl and Mrs. Otis Fett. Mrs. John Hirschfeld Sr., is spending a few days with her son in Kansas. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Amstutz and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Stevens of Sandusky were Saturday evening supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Gratz and family. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Schaublin and daughter Rachel and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gratz were among those who attended the reception in Lima last Thursday evening for Elda Hoffman and William Knarr, who were married in the afternoon. She was formerly of this place. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Badertscher and sons were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Moorehead. Mr. and Mrs. Faye Isham, Ray Hirschfield, John Hirschfield, Sr., were Sunday dinner guests at the Ed Marquart home. Mr. and Mrs. Roily Moser and son spent Saturday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Hershel Moser and family of Col. Grove. Effective April 23, OPA order No. 348 places ceiling prices on all logs purchased at mills or manufacturing plants. Prices are based upon the average paid during Sept, and Oct. 1942. No ceilings have been placed upon stumpage or upon logs in standing trees. White oak, yellow poplar, and sugar maple should not be used for low grade uses such as ear blocking. STOCK SALES Service bulls delivered $2 each plus 5c mileage. C. N. Long & Son, Ada phone Red 1360. tf For sale—Four good milk cows. Menno Augsburger, 2% miles north west of Bluffton. For sale—Five gaited saddle horse, 8 yrs. old. Call phone 657-T. For sale—Three gilts, choice of 9, due to farrow last of June. C. M. Heldman, 6 miles east on Rt. 103 and 2 mile south. For sale—Duroc boar six months old. Harold Badertscher, 1 mile west and 2‘a miles south of town. THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO Commencement ses will be held for 34 senio:. graduating ex ercises at the ton High school auditorium, Friday itfht. L. E. Wolfe, chairman of the 1 it rance Board at Ohio State university will be the speaker. NEWS OUR FATHERS READ FROM ISSUE OF APRIL 8, 1915 The members the senior class are: Walter Amstutz, Clyde Augs burger, Katherine Bacon, Lysle Baum gartner, Clair Boothby, Roscoe Bow ers, Melvin Burkholder, Garnet Con rad, Bryan Cotner, Rachael Criblez, Harry Davis, Marjorie Day, Mary Ewing, Gilbert Fett, Gladyce Flick, Lavina Gratz, Cliff' rd Hall, Margaret Herr, Jerome Her an, Doit Jennings, Nina Klay, Ruth Montgomery, La Verne Morrison, Huth Mulford, Ger trude Neuenschwa: ier, Sarah Owens, Williams Radeba Edith Roehlis berger, Cleora Erma Stearns, Edna Steiner, Clair Stettler, Mildred Stratton, Murray Trippiehorn. The opening ba all game of the season will be pla I between Bluff ton and Antioch ‘ges at the col lege field Friday rnoon. Geiger and Spangler will the battery. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Adams pur chased the reside!) on Lawn avenue in which they ie, consideration $1,500. The Misses Roethlisberger purchas ed a home site oi avenue from! SUPER SUGAR CURED, WHOLE OR PIECE SLAB BACON 35c LEAN STREAKED SALT PORK SUGAR CURED BACON JOWLS ANY SIZE PIECE Braunschweiger Unsweetened Grapefruit JUICE ONLY 4 POINTS 30c 46-OZ. CAN SWAXSPOW’N GRANULATED CHEESE WISCONSIN FRESH CHEESE CARTON CAKE FLOUR 26c BEET SUGAR .... 5 BEST FLOUR MAXWELL HOUSE S. P. Steiner and anticipate erecting a house, possibly during the coming summer. PILLSBURY’S $1.30 COFFEE S 2 GOLD MEDAL BREAST OF CHICKEN FLOUR ^...“’‘ilSLSI TUHA................. A&P’s PURE LARD KEYKO MARGARINE SUNNYBROOK fresh EGGS tSIAAUSNIO 1859 SELF-SER UltE Sunday school workers of Bluffton and Richland township will meet in their semiannual convention at the St. Johns Reformed church Sunday after noon and evening. Officers of the as sociation are George Barnes, presi dent Harry Patterson, secretary and Philip Hilty, treasurer. Superintendents of the Sunday schools of the association are: M. E., George Barnes First Mennonite, E. J. Hirschler Church of Christ, Lee Mc Elroy Reformed, Noah Niswander Lutheran, I. B. Beeshy Presbyterian, Mrs. N. W. Cunningham Ebenezer, Philip Hilty Pleasant Hill, Lyman Barnes Emanuel Reformed, Emmet Gratz Beaverdam—M. E., Me^ison Lippincott Church of Christ, Law rence Crider. Miss Pearl Ropp of Bloomington, Ill., left for her home Monday after a weeks visit with Miss Etta Lantz of Bluffton college. Armin Hauenstein of the Universi ty of Michigan is spending the spring vacation with his parents. Francis Basinger and family mo tored to Upper Sandusky, Wednesday where they spent the day with Mr. and Mrs. Simon Herr. Ray Triplett returned Thursday 23c ib. 31c ib. CAKE FLOUR KELLOGG'S Own Baked Goods JANE PARKER CHOC-O-GOLD Wfe LOAF CAKE .... tACH20c MARVEL DATED SLICED HR Ofe WHITEBREAD 3 »29c JANE PARKER PLAIN eg Ofe BUTTER BO SCORE DOUGHNUTS .... °°z 12c From the Finest Dairylands SIVERBROOK ROLL 52c MEL-O-BIT AMERICAN A HAS THE VALUES! NEW YORK HAMS SLICED CRESTVIEW FRESH EGGS LARGE GRADE 47c DOZ. LB. BOX GRADE A after a two month’s trip through the west in the interest of the Diller Manufacturing Co. As the result of a wager that they could walk thirty-two miles in eight hous, Nathan and Abe Block, mem bers of the Bluffton Boy Scouts walk ed to Lima and back Sunday. After reporting to Scoutmaster Steiner at 3:30 in the morning they started on their hike, arriving in Lima at 7:30 o’clock. In a short time they began the return trip, arriving home within the specified time and winning the wager. Waldo Schumacher will represent Bluffton college in the inter-collegiate peace contest to be held at Cincinna ti, Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Amstutz wel comed a little baby boy into their home last Sunday. The Richland Singing class will meet at the home of Sam Gratz, on Thursday night. Pandora Sherwood Huser of Camp McCoy, Wisconsin was home on a three day furlough last week. A very large crowd attended the Junior class play last Friday night at the school auditorium. The marriage of Miss Henrietta Schneck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Schneck and Rev. A. W. Hen derson of Belleville, Mich., will take place this Wednesday, May 12, at the St. John Church. The final P. T. A. meeting of this 47c LB. CLEANED FREE HERRING 20c ib. ALL CLEANED, PAN READY BLUE PIKE ALL CLEANED. PAN READY RED CATFISH Whitehouse Evaporated MILK NO POINTS REQUIRED Case 46 TALL Cana 64.82 SHOSHEEH 24c CORK FLAKES 2pkg. CAN IONA FLOUR 24’/2-LB. rt BAG yQC POST lie lie TOASTIES 2 K FOR FINE BISCUITS 32c 33c LB. 17c LB. 22c LB. VITAMIN A ADDED 49c DOZ. IONA TOMATOES OR CORN stile SEEDLESS RAISINS 2 & 25c BISQUICK.......... 40 FATHOM 64c PET MILK or 39c CARNATION RICH AND FULL BODIED VIGOROUS AND WINEY WELL FILLED PODS FRESH PEAS FRESH LEMONS FANCY HOT HOUSE, FRESH TOMATOES FRESH AND TENDER GREEN BEANS LOADED WITH JUICE, LARGE SIZE THURSDAY, MAY 13, 1943 school year will be held this Wednes day evening. The “Community Plays” is the theme of the program. Miss Irma Steiner is seriously i I at the Lima Memorial hospital. Jacqueline Fruchey is on the side list. Rev. and Mrs. Henry Mitchell and daughters attended the wedding of Rev. Tillman Amstutz and Miss Ger aldine Roth at Grabill, Ind., last Thursday evening. William Dean .Steiner who is in traning at the Great Lakes Naval Training school spent several days here last week. The pupils of Mrs. Iner Basinger will give a recital at the Missionary church, Friday evening at 7:45 E. S. T. Pfc. Harold and Mrs. Zuercher of Camp Chafee, Ark., arrived here a week ago Saturday for a ten-day fur lough. Miss Irma Steiner continues crit ically ill at Lima Memorial hospital. Her brother, S. W. Steiner and fam ily were called here from Charleston, W. Va., on accoun of her condition. Wedding of Miss Esther Shoemaker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Shoemaker and Delbert Luginbuhl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cal. Luginbuhl, will take place Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at the Methodist parsonage. Rev. Everett Mosslander will officiate. BLUFFTON MARKETS Wednesday Morning Grain (bu. prices)—Wheat, $1.56 corn, 94J2c oats, 67c soys, $1.66. READY TO EAT HAMS X| SHANK u 4 *5 HALF FRESH CAUGHT, CLEANED FREE 14c FLOUNDERS 21c FRESH CAUGHT, CLEANED FREE 26c WHITE BASS 29c FRESH 34c HALIBUT STEAK 35c RAYON SAFE SUPER SUDS GIANT PKG. 60c 2 43c GRAPENUT FLAKES...... N.B.C. SHREDDED T-oc. can SHRIMP..... S, I Be pkg. 31c WHEAT......... 2,ik, 2lc LAKESIDE BAKER MAID 28c CRACKERS 18c PREMIUM FLAKE If' 9c CRACKERS Finer, Fresher, Flavor MILD AND MELLOW’ Jk 8 O'CLOCK COFFEE 2^41cAl RED CIRCLE COFFEE 2“*47cR1WJM BOKAR COFFEE 2^ 51cM Get Your Vitamins Naturally CUBAN GROWN FRESH PINEAPPLEU CARROTS $749 CASE 70c LARGE 300 SIZE FLORIDA ORANGES Pure Vegetable Shortening 22c LB. CARTON ANN PAGE MACARONI OR SPAGHETTI LB. BOX He Fresh California Grawn SWEET AND TENDER BUNCH lbs 29c 32c doz. 35c LB. 18c LB. °z 47c WAR SAVINGS STAMPS SVA!|481J il AU UP 'lC03 STORE!