FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Ernest N. Bigelow, Pastor
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
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
Emil Burrichter, Pastor
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
Northwest Ohio Synod will meet
on May 17th and 18th at Fostoria,
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
Choir practice Thursday at 7:30
FIRST MENNONITE CHURCH
J. N. Smucker, Pastor
9:30 Sunday school, classes for all.
10:30 Worship service.
6:00 Intermediate Christian En
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.”
Arnold C. Schultz, Pastor
8:30 p. m. Choir rehearsal.
8:30 p. m. Bible study in the
Book of Revelation.
10:00 a. m. Sunday school.
11:00 a. m. Morning worship.
Sermon topic, “The Burnt Offer
4:30 p. m. Radio program from
8:00 p. m. Christian Endeavor
programs for all ages.
9:00 p. m. Evening service.
Herbert Fretz will bring the mes
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
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
11:15 a. m. Young People’s choirj
6:00 p. m. Junior High Youth
Tuesday (forenoon and afternoon)
District meeting of Woman’s Society
of Christian Service, at Grace church
“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.”
“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.”
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY
Sunday services at 10:30 a. m.,
subject: “Mortals and Immortals.”
Testimonial meeting at 7:30 Wed-’
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
Let us protect your
property with De
“It’s a Good Policy not
to have a bad one.”
F. S.* Herr
This society is a branch of the
Mother Church, the First Church of
Christ Scientist, Boston, Mass.
A. F. Albro, Pastor
Wednesday, 8 p. m. Prayer meet
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.
W. L. Harmony, Pastor
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
CHURCH OF CHRIST
G. R. Bright, Minister
9:30 a. m. Church school, R. Lug
10:30 a m. Worship, Lord’s Sup
per. Sermon: The Task of the
8:15 p. m. Evening services. Lord’s
Supper observed for those not able to
he in the morning service. Sermon:
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.
10 a. m. Church school, C. Amstutz,
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.
E. G. Steiner, Pastor
9:30 Sunday school.
10:30 Missionary message, Miss
7:30 C. W. B. Service.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Irma Schneck was speaker at the
i Calvary church in Findlay last Sun
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
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.
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.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Basinger
and daughters spent Sunday evening
with Mr. and Mrs. Andy Hochstettler
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
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
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
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
The Misses Roethlisberger purchas
ed a home site oi avenue from!
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CAKE FLOUR 26c BEET SUGAR .... 5
BEST FLOUR MAXWELL HOUSE
S. P. Steiner and anticipate erecting
a house, possibly during the coming
PILLSBURY’S $1.30 COFFEE S 2
GOLD MEDAL BREAST OF CHICKEN
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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
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
CAKE FLOUR KELLOGG'S
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MARVEL DATED SLICED HR Ofe
WHITEBREAD 3 »29c
JANE PARKER PLAIN eg Ofe
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after a two month’s trip through the
west in the interest of the Diller
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
Waldo Schumacher will represent
Bluffton college in the inter-collegiate
peace contest to be held at Cincinna
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
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
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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
Rev. and Mrs. Henry Mitchell and
daughters attended the wedding of
Rev. Tillman Amstutz and Miss Ger
aldine Roth at Grabill, Ind., last
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.
Pfc. Harold and Mrs. Zuercher of
Camp Chafee, Ark., arrived here a
week ago Saturday for a ten-day fur
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.
Grain (bu. prices)—Wheat, $1.56
corn, 94J2c oats, 67c soys, $1.66.
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