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THURSDAY SEPT. 30, 1943..
Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Stratton and daughter Donna Lou were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Stratton. Service POULTRY RAISERS Our service men are specialists in Poultry Culling, Vaccinatingr- W'tfrming, Etc. See us now whil^**xan give you prompt service. JORG HATCHERY Phone 182-W. Successor to Steiner Hatchery ^biUeA, tytuteMil Efficiency Integrity Progress Ambulance 'Service Phone 222-W 239 S. Main St. Passenger Train Schedules in the State of Ohio as published in current Time Tables, etc., are on Eastern Standard Time ONE HOUR FASTER than Local Time of Cities adopting Ohio State Time. NICKEL PLATE ROAD These Vitamin Sources are Mr. and Mrs. John Everett and family of Beaverdam visited at the home of Mrs. Adolph Badertscher and Milton Badertscher, Sunday. within keeping of present day conditions. Basinger Funeral Home G. W. Cemb* Licenied Funeral Director in Ch»re during nh.ence of Stanley E. Basinger, who i serving our country in its Armed Forces. vt ji NOTICE DON’T MISS YOUR TRAIN Neither Rationed or Costly Sunshine and milk—two of the most important sources of vitamins—and neither rationed nor costly* Sunshine is always pure—and your milk will be just as free from infection if it’s Hy-Grade Dairy Milk THE ONLY PASTEURIZED MILK SOLD IN BLUFFTON. Good news—Hy-Grade costs no more than the unpas teurized milk. Start using Hy-Grade milk today and be safe. HY-GRADE DAIRY Phone 398-W for delivery at your door daily. To the Singers of Bluffton and Community The Bluffton College Choral Society Opens its 41st season next Tuesday night when it holds its first rehearsal in Ramseyer chapel at 7:30 p, m. This is a difficult year for the society due to the lack of men’s voices and to the reduced enrollment of the college student body in general. We must depend largely upon the community for singers. Will you join us in our rehearsals, at least part of the time? We hope you can be with us next Tues day night. “It is a recognized fact that the progress and security of a nation depend upon the kind of people who live in the rural communities The influence of music and its possibilities in the small community are unlimited if there is interest and cooperation.” Edith M. Keller, supervisor pf Music, Ohio State Department of Education. The Bluffton College Choral Society Russell A. Lantz, Director THE BLU: THE BLUFFTON NEWS B. F. BIERY, Business Mgr. C. A. BIERY, Editor Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio, by the Bluffton News Publishing and Printing Co. Subscription rates: Year, $2.00 six months, $1.25 anywhere in U. S. Entered as second class matter at the postoffice at Bluffton, Ohio, under the Act of March 3, 1879. Mrs. Peter Basinger has been re moved from the home of Hiram Wen ger to Bluffton hospital in the Ba singer ambulance. Mrs. Noah Augsburger is spending a week at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Vera Crouse at Ada. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Schumacher and two sons of Dayton spent the week end the guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Lichtenwalter of South Lawn avenue. Frederick Hoffer and family have moved from the Rose Welty farm on the Allen-Putnam county line to the Glen Nonnamaker farm in Orange township. Milburn Diller of Chicago and Mrs. Sherwood Diller and little son Peter of Ypsilanti, Mich., were week end guests of Mrs. W. E. Diller of South Main street. Cpl. Max McCafferty of Camp Chaffee, Ark., is spending a nine day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl McCafferty of near Bluff ton. Sgt. James Deppler of Casper, Wyoming, has returned to that place after spending a ten day furlough with his mother, Mrs. Mary Deppler of Bentley road. Sunday callers at the M. J. Stratton home included: Mrs. Goldie Battles and daughter Mabel, Mr. and Mrs. Wright Klingler, daughter Gladys and son Don and Mr. and Mrs. Wade Mar shall. Chief Petty Officer Dale R. Reich enach and Mrs. Reichenbach of San Diego, Calif., are here on an eight day leave visiting his parents, Post master and Mrs. Ed. Reichenbach of West Elm street. Mrs. Robert Runser and daughter of Ada, Mrs. Harold Bixel of Rock port and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Marsh all visited at the Russell Amstutz home, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. R. F. McCrillis of Norwalk and Mrs. O. P. Blue of De troit were guests at the home of Mrs. Ora Wetherill and Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Biery and family, Sun day. Mrs. Blue is remaining here for the week. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Cahill of Jef ferson street entertained the follow ing guests, Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. Earle Baum of Toledo, Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Finch of Bowling Green, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Stith and Mr. and Mrs. Tim Adams of Wayne. Mr. and Mrs. Gale Scoles of Chi cago spent the week end visiting his father, Dow Scoles and other rela tives and friends here. Gale who has held a responsible position as foreman in a large Chicago machine shop operated by the navy depart ment has been called for physical examination for military service this week. Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Donaghue of Fremont entertained Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Triblehorn, Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Murray of Bluffton Mr. and Mrs. Carl Grismore of McGuffey and Mrs. Jessie Murray Young of Cincinnati. The occasion was Mrs. Triblehorn’s birthday anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Long and daughter Mrs. Marguerite Dome of Lima and Mrs. Ella Long and Mrs. Anna Garlinger called on Mrs. Eliza beth Parrish, Sunday. Mrs. Parrish is at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Josephine Carnahan, South Law’n avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Wells and son Gene entertained at dinner, Sun day, in honor of Tech. Sgt. Maurice Core and Mrs. Core of Malden Air Base, Mo. Present besides the hon ored guests were Mr. and Mrs. Carl Frick of Ottawa,' Mrs.' Harry Core and son David, Mr. and Mrs James Core and children Jack and Jeanine of Columbus Grove. The A. W. V S. canteen of Lima wishes to thank people of Bluffton and community for expired red stamps which have been turned over to them for use in obtaining food for soldiers and sailors. Unusued red stamps X, Y and Z and brown stamps A and which expire Sat urday should be left at either meat market after that date as they can be used next week by the canteen. Diller ambulance removals: Mrs. C#rl Phillips and infant daughter frpm Bluffton hospital to their home near Gilboa Mrs. Fred Bronson and inrant daughter from Bluffton hos pital to the Alvin Lamb home west of Beaverdam Ira Grant from Lima Memorial hospital to his home near Ada Miss Eileen Prowant from Li ma Memorial hospital to the home of her parents Ephraim Prowant near Beaverdam. Mrs. Florence Bogart and Mr. and Mrs. P. Mann of South Jackson street have as their guests this week Mrs. Oscar Bogart of Orlando, Fla., and the latter’s son Robert Bogart, wife and little daughter of Hemp stead, Long Island. Mr. Bogart and his family will return to their home the latter part of the week, being accompanied by his mother who will visit in Hempstead before returning to her home in Florida for the win ter. ■FTON NEWS, aUTFTON, OHIO- Miss Emma Hilty spent the week end in Berne, Ind. Allan McClure of Jefferson street has returned from a week’s business trip to Philadelphia. O. 0. Alspach of North Jackson street is spending several weeks vis iting in Kansas. Mrs. Mary Applegate of Ft. Wayne was a week end guest of Mrs. Frank Houston at the C. F. Stratton home. Mrs. Nina Barkey of Cleveland spent the week end at the home of her brother, George Klay and family of Mound street. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Leiber and son Roger and Mrs. Cal Leiber of Beaverdam visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Stettler, Satur day. It’s easy to keep rugs and carpets clean with Powder-ene. Easy to use, no fuss or muss. Works like a charm. Basinger’s Furniture store. Misses Eleanor ana Marcella Mot ter of this place and Bernice Grant of Lafayette spent several days last week visiting at Syracuse, Water town and Pine Camp, New York. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Dorman of McGuffey, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. San ders and Mr. and Mrs. Ferd Morris and sons of Bluffton were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Lei ber and sons. Mrs. Molly Whitney and daughter Lilly accompanied by her father Frank Cook spent last Wednesday at Eaton Rapids, Mich., with Mr. and Mrs. Albert Busick. Mrs. R. L. Magee and James Ma gee of Cleveland spent the week end here. Mrs. Eli Hartman, mother of Mrs. Magee, returned to Cleveland with them. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bixel and family of Rockport, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Amstutz, Darrell Amstutz and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Matter visited Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Russell Amstutz and daughter Sharon Kay. Miss Margie Jean Romey of Lima was a week end guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Gable and daught er Janie. Sunday guests were Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Schofield of Lafay ette and Mrs. Alta Schofield of Lima. ____ Rockport Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Marshall spent Sunday with Mrs. Ralph Mar shall and daughter.in Columbus. Allen County Farm Bureau mem bers held their annual picnic at the park in Lafayette, Tuesday evening. Several families in. this vicinity at tended. Mrs. F. C. Marshall is a patient in Lima Memorial hospital for X-ray and observation. Mrs. Emma Leidy and Mr. and Mrs. John Leidy and family of Can al Winchester wera^week end guests of the Begg families in this commun ity. SundAy a tftMfly dinner was held in their honoij in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cl amice Begg. Mr and Mrs. J. .Cupp, Mrs. Ed gar Begg, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cupp, Frank Jagger and Mrs. Harper Long worth of Covina, Calif., attended fu neral services in Harrod, Thursday afternoon for Mrs. Elmer Searfoss, formerly Alice Jagger, a former res ident of Monroe Center. Mr. and Mrs. L. 0. Sager of Lima spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Orlo Marshall and their guests Mrs. Fred Grismore of Gainesville, Fla., and Mrs. Lysle Cahill of Cleveland. Mrs. E. .Miller and daughter Faith of Pandora were afternoon callers. Beginning next Sunday morning the church services will be held at 9:30 and the Sunday school at 10:30 A. M. at the Presbyterian church. World Wide Communion is next Sunday and the congregation will join with the rest of Christendom in taking of the Lord’s Supper together. The pastor, Rev. E. N. Bigelow, will be in charge. All members of the church are urged to be present. Mrs. Fred Girsmore of Gainsville, Fla., spent Sunday flight and Mon day with Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Miller and family in Pandora. Due to an error in our letter last week, we repeat the Core-Skidmore wedding for the benefit of out of town readers. Announcements were received here the past week of the marriage of Miss Margaret Alyce Skidmore, dau ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Skidmore, of W. Liberty, to Sgt. Walter R. Core son of Mr. and Mrs. David Core, of West Liberty, which was an event of Friday, September 17th in Findlay. They will make their home in Po catello, Idaho. The parents of both of the young people are well known in this vicinity. Birthday Party Mrs. B. R. Shafer was pleasantly surprised on her birthday ‘anniver sary when a group of friends came for a buffet luncheon at her home on Cherry street, Saturday night. Three tables of progressive pinochle were played with high score going to Mrs. Gerald Clever and Don Berno. Love ly gifts were received. Present were: Mr. and Mrs Gerald Clever and daughter Patty Mr. and Mrs. Her bert Haller, daughters Jo and Eileene and son Billy Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Huhn and sons Dick and Don Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Heishman and daughter Helen Jane of Tiffin. Mr. and Mrs. Lloytf Hoffman and Mr. and Mrs. Don Berno of Findlay Sgt. James Deppler of Casper, Wyoming Mary Lou, Carolyn and Bennie Shafer and the honored guest, Mrs. Shafer. Alpha Gamma The Alpha Gamma club will meet with Mrs. Don Patterson, Friday night. The program: The Soong Sis ters, Marcella Warren War To^n’ China, Evelyn Reichenbach. Miss Marcella Steiner will be assistant h^ tess. Century Circle The Century Circle will hold its first meeting of the season at the Walnut Grill on Wednesday night of next week at 8 o’clock. Miss Ocie An derson and Mrs. M. D. Soash will be hostesses. Eastern Star Past Matrons and Patrons of Bluff ton chapter will be honored at a meet ing of the Eastern Star order, Friday night. Following the meeting a re ception will be held for Mrs. Netta Sullivan of Lima, associate grand ma tron of Ohio anl Mrs. Helen Worth ington deputy grand matron. Farm Bureau Council Richland Township Farm Bureau council No. 2 will meet at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Miller next Tuesday night. Moving pictures will be a feature of the evening. Legion Auxiliary The American Legion Auxiliary will hold a pot luck supper at the Legion hall next Tuesday night honoring past presidents of the organization. Following the dinner installation of newly elected officers will be held. Officers elected Tuesday night were Pres., Mrs. Harry Turner 1st vice pres., Mrs. Albert Reichenbach 2nd vice pres., Mrs. Millen Geiger sec., Mrs. J. S. Steiner treas., Mrs. J. F. Herrman executive com., Mrs. Clar ence Stonehill, Mrs. Monroe Amstutz, Mrs. Stella Core. The auxiliary is planning to send Christmas gifts to sons and daught ers of members in the service and addresses of those now overseas should be sent at once to the presi dent, Mrs. Turner. Torch Club The Lima Torch club composed of Lima, Bluffton and Ada professional men met here at the Walnut Grill, Monday night. Judge Neal Lora of Lima spoke on the divorce problem, with discussions led by Rev. Stod dard and Dr. Pedlow, both of Lima. Bluffton members of the club are L. L. Ramseyer, J. S. Schultz, C. H. Smith, I. W. Bauman and N. E. By ers all of the College faculty. Richland Grange Richland Grange will meet next Tuesday night at the grange hall. The program: Roll call name presi dents in order as roll is called solo, Mrs. Arthur Bowers accompanied by Mrs. Carrie Stratton surprise feat ure, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Amstutz duet, Mabel Jennings and Pearl Gratz talk and showing of cancer film, W. O. Geiger. Orange Twp. Farm Women Meeting of the Orange Township Farm Women’s club has been post WANT-ADS For sale—Potatoes. Oscar Zim merman, phone 529-R. Wanted—To buy small electric radio. S. E. Steiner, mile west of Richland Grange hall. Lost—Linen baby book on street, Sunday, Sept. 19. It was my first baby book. Please return to Beverly Jane Benroth, aged 12 months, or News office. Lost—Bluffton high school class ring. Finder return to Harry Minck, 152 S. Lawn Ave. Reward. Wanted—To rent small house. Lee Skidmore, 140 N. Mound street. 24 Wanted—To buy 4 to 6 room house with 1 to 5 acres of land, prefer lo cation in or near town. Give par ticulars and terms. Address Box D, care News, 24 For sale—Used roll top desk in good condition. Basinger Furniture store. For sale—Property on South Jack son street modern except furnace. Inquire 442 Cherry street. Wanted—To buy girl’s bicycle. Call phone 339-T. Wanted—Canopies from brooder stoves, must be in good condition, 500 chick size. Heater not neces sary will pay reasonable price. In form Jesse Bracy, South Lawn Ave. For sale—Apples. No Sunday sales. Augsburger Fruit Farm, 2 miles south of Bluffton. tf For sale—The following properties: Modern residence on West Elm street modem home on South Main street 60 acre farm near Bluffton: 100 acre farm between Beaverdam and Bluffton on Lincoln highway. Mrs. H. W. Althaus, real estate rep resentative, 206 S. Main St. Phone 238-W. For sale—Potatoes. Harold Stein er, 1 mile west on Grove Street road, turn left to first place on left hand side. Bluffton phone 626-Y. tf For sale—Potatoes. Clarence Stein er. tf For sale—Good quality corn. Fran cis Sommer, Pandora. 23 poned from October 7 to Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 13. Amico Club The Amico club will meet at the home of Mrs. Bess Goodman, Friday night. Cleda Clements will be in charge of the program. Where Our Soldier Boys Are Floyd D. Hugus Cy, A, 266th Port Co. Ft. Lawton, Seattle, Wash. A/S Wayne W. Dailey 353 College Training Detachment (Aircrew) Bks. 2, Class 43-C-ll University of Denver Denver, Colo. Pvt. George Duffman 35016087 31st Station Hospital A. P. O. 502, c/o Postmaster San Francisco, Calif. Pvt. John Dunbar, Jr., 35558337 Co. A, 15th Bn. 5th Reg. Ft. McClellan, Alabama Cpl. Paul Zimmerly 36559543 2111th Q. M. Trk. Co., 14th Service Group Pendleton Field, Pendleton, Oregon Pfc. Evan B. Steiner Hq. & Hq. Sq. A. S. C. Rd. 1 Daniel Field, Augusta, Ga. Sgt. Gerald R. Caris 15329956 799th Bomb. Sqd., Taeher Group Army Air Base, Alexandria, La. Pvt. Evan James Leiber 35764235 Co. A, 31st Sig. Corps Bn. A. P. O. 4823 c/o Postmaster New York, N. Y. Lyle McCarty 527 Ordnance Co. Camp Polk, La. Pvt. John A. Schmidt 35227058 901 T. G., B. T. C. 12th Flight V. T. F. 14 Amarillo Air Base Amarillo, Texas Richard Balmer S 2/C U. S. S. Burns c/o Fleet Postoffice, San Francisco, Calif. Birthday Party In honor of her sixth birthday an niversary a number of little friends gathered at the home of Miss Patty Gaiffe Tuesday afternoon. Many ♦pretty gifts were received and games were played after which dainty re-! freshments were served to the fol lowing: Sonja Kay’ Harris, Shirley Hart man, Dawn Triplehorn, Suzy Math ewson, Nan Locher, Carol Jean Kirt land, Jeanine Benroth, Mary Ann Badertscher, Jimmy Berry, David Steiner, Junior Zimmerly, Paul Fritchie and the honor guest Patty Gaiffe. AN ORDINANCE FIXING SALARIES AND WAGES OF THE EMPLOYES OF THE MUNICIPAL ELEC TRIC ENERGY AND WATER WORKS PLANT OF THE VILLAGE OF BLUFF TON. OHIO. AND REPEALING ALL PREVIOUS ORDINANCES INCONSIS TENT THEREWITH: Be it ordained by the Council of the Village of Bluffton, State of Ohio: Section 1 That from and after the first day of October, 1943, the salary of the first engineer and superintendent of the Municipal Electrical Energy and Water Works plant of the said village shall be One Hundred and Ninetv-five ($195.00) Dollars ier month, payable semi-monthly. Section 2: That from and after the first day of October, 1943, the salary of the second engineer and assistant sui»erin'endent of the Municipal Electric Energy and Water Works plant of said village shall be One Hundred and Ninety ($190,00) Dollars per month, payable semi-monthly. Section 3: That from and after the first day of October, 1943, the salary of the third, fourth and fifth engineers of the Muni cipal Electric Energy and Water Works plant of said village shall be for each of the engi neers. One Hundred and Sixty ($160.00) Dollars ier month, payable sem.-monthly. Section 4: That from and after the first day of October, 1943, the salary of the assistant sujerintendent of outside mainte nance of th Municipal Electric Energy and Water Works plant of said village shall lc One Hundred and Sixty ($160.00) Dollars ler month, payable semi-monthly. Section 5: That from and after the first day of October. 1943. the salary of the clerk of the Municipal Electric Energy and Water Work* plant of said village shall be Eighty ($SO.OO) Dollars per month, payable semi-monthly. Section 6: That from and after the first day of October. 1943. the salary of the line men of the Municipal Electric Energy and Water Works plant of .•■aid village shall le One Hundred and Fifty-five ($155.00) Dollars per month, payable semi-monthly. Section 7: That from and after the first day of October, 1943, the salary for other regular skilled labor of the Municipal Elec tric Energy and Water Works plant of said village shall be One Hundred and Forty ($140,00) Dollars per month, payable semi monthly. Section 8: That from and after the first day of October, 1943, the wage scale of com mon labor of the Municipal Electric Energy and Water Works plant of said village shall be Sixty (60) Cents per hour.' payable semi monthly. Section 9: That from and after the first day of October, 1943. the wage scale of com men of the Municipal Electric Energy nnd Water Works plant of sa village shall be fifty-five (55) Cents per hour, payable semi monthly. Section 10: That all ordinances or parts of ordinance- inconsistent herewith be, anti the same are hereby repealed and this ordinance take effect from and after the earliest period allowed by law. Passed this 20th day of September. 194.1. W. A. HOW E, Mayor Wilford Geiger, Clerk of Council 23 NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT The State of Ohio, Allep County, M. Estate of Amos Garmatter. Deceased. Gjdeon Garmatter. of Bluffton, Ohio, has been appointed and qualified as Executor of the estate of Amos Garmatter, late of Allen County. Ohio, decensed. Dated this 10th day of September, 1943. RAYMOND P. SMITH. 23 Probate Judge. NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT The State of Ohio, Allen County, ss. Estate of Sumner V. Heckathorn, Deceased. Royal J. Heckathorn, of 206 E. Broadway. North Baltimore. Ohio, has been appointed and qualified as Executor of the estate of Sumner V. Heckathorn. late of Allen County, Ohio, deceased. Dated this 17th day of September. 1943. RAYMOND P. SMITH. 24 Probate Judge. PAGE Wvv Poultry houses which pennit the entry of gusts of cold air also per mit the wind to blow eggs right out of the gathering basket. Sudden temperature changes decrease egg production. Ohio has about 500,000 men in the armed services and many of them are at overseas stations. The army food buyers say farmers will have to sell turkeys faster than they are being offered now or the boys over seas will eat beans on Thanksgiving. An appeal is being made to sell Ohio turkeys as soon as they are ready for market. You don’t HAVE to do it Automobile liability insurance under the new Ohio law is not compulsory—but it may prove extremely expensive and you may lose your driver’s license for five years if you don’t have it. Ask us more about this— we’ll he glad to explain all about it. W. F. IUTZI Auto Fire Bonds Real Estate For Sale in Bluffton 1 Lot with 6 room house. 1 Lot with brick garage. Both located on Cherry St. Write or phone: L. F. SCHAEUBLIN Route 1, Lima Lima Phone 64622 CIDER NOTICE! On October 6 we will have plenty of cider ap ples also whiskey barrels. Morning Star Cider Press MARGARINE Bluffton THURS.—FRI.—S (in Technicolor with MON. with Kenny Baker Patricia Morrison TUES.—WED. Double Feature Plus COMING SOON John Steinbacks