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THURSDAY, OCT. 14, 1943.
Peter, son of Ben Balmer, met with a painful accident Tuesday morning handling casing on a pumping job and had his little finger of his left hand severed. He came to town im meditely following the accident and on walking into Dr. Sutter’s office cooly reached into his pocket, pro duced the severed finger stub, and asked Doc good naturedly if he could stick that back on again.” Peter got pretty pale however before Doc finished with the dressing of the wound. Ed and Dan Reichenbach are busy cutting wood. They know how to make the chips fly and will soon have a good many cords to their credit. Among the students attending in stitutions away from home who will spend the holidays here are Daniel Trippiehorn of Yale college J. Cliff Wetherill, a senior in the Starling Medical college at Columbus Ray Staater and Miss Pearl Bogart, Con se'rvatory of Music, Cincinnati Miss es Mabel Fett and Edith Morrison, Conservatory of Music, Oberlin C. P. Althaus, De Pauw university, Greencastle, Ind. J. H. Bender, Star ling Medical College, Columbus and Louise Santschi, Purdue university, Lafayette, Ind. D. C. Bixel, our successful piano dealer, sold three additional pianos last week. The purchasers are Wm. Huber, Jesse Hummon and Elmer C. Romey. A new law went into effect Dec. 20th, where by a complete record of every birth, every death, and removal of every body from the district is to be kept. Noah Basinger has been appointed registraar of Bluffton and Richland township and Otto Bigler deputy registrar. Under the new ruling it shall be the duty of every midwife and physician to file a cer tificate W’ithin ten days of each birth. Two hundred and thirty seven sign ers petitioned the council that an election be held to ascertain whether the sale of intoxicating liquors shall be prohibited. The election to be held in Bluffton and Rchland Town ship on Jan. 12, 1909. The petition presented to the township trustees by 174 signers was also adopted and election to be held on the same date News Our Grandfathers Read From Issue Of December 24,1908 YOUR POULTRY FLOCK as the Bluffton’s election. Officers elected at the Knights of The Maccabees on December 21, 1908 were as follow’s: P. C., E. C. Bo gart Com., G. R. Bogart L. Com., Eliaz Zimmerly R. K., Abe Spang ler F. K., J. J. Badertscher Chap., Jay M. Mumma Ser., Joe Mumma M. and A., John Hoffer 1st M. of G., John Hoffer 2nd M. of G., Cleo N. Smith Sen., R. C. Frick Picket, E. C. Weirich Trustee, F. C. Spang ler. Elbert Kohli Is Wed In Baltimore Church Mrs. Eva Kohli and sons, Francis and Harold, of Elm street, attended the wedding of another son, Elbert, in Baltimore, Md., on October 1, his 21st birthday. Kohli w’as married to Miss Doris May Bitter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Bitter, of Baltimore, in Tiffany Lutheran church. Rev. Spach was the officiating minister. For the ceremony the bridesmaids were dressed in rainbow pastel shades. Mr. and Mrs. Kohli are residing at 4310 Arizona avenue in Baltimore, w’here the groom is working as an electrician. Men Is Sentenced On Theft Charge Donald A. Page, 24, of Bluffton is being held in the Allen county jail for fifteen days after pleading guilty in the court of Mayor W. A. Howe to a charge of petit larceny. Page admitted taking $24 in dimes from a bank in the home of Mrs. Garnet Foltz, Cherry street. Sheriff William Daley reported recovery of $10 of the money in Page’s hotel room and returned it to Mrs. Foltz. Mayor Howe fined Page $25 and sentenced him to jail but suspended the fine providing the defendent re pays Mrs. Foltz the balance of the money. Second Allen County War Chest campaign now on.' Do your part. within keeping Basinger Funeral Home G. W. Combs Licensed Funeral Director in Charge during absence of Stanley E. Basinger, who is serving our country in its Armed Forces. Efficiency Integrity Progress Ambulance Service Phone 222-W 239 S. Main St. IS WORTH MONEY That’s why you should get it in condition now for the winter. Have your flock culled, wormed and vaccinated by our experienced service men. A full line of heated waterers, hen feeders and remedies. Highest market price for live poultry. JORG HATCHERY Successor to Steiner Hatchery Phone 182-VV. If you knew what expert scientists know Milk is nature’s best food—but expert scientists will tell you that pasteurization is its only guarantee of safe ty—freedom from infection. That’s why it pays to insist on— Hy-Grade Dairy Milk THE ONLY PASTEURIZED SOLD IN BLUFFTON. For safety’s sake switch to Hy^Grade Milk today! 'hy-grade Call phone 398-W for delivery at your door. dairy 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. C. L. Elzay of Toledo formerly of this vicinity spent the week end with relatives and friends here. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Gotshal of War ren spent several days last week with Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ideals and fam ily. Emerson Bauer and son and Rob ert Brickman of Holgate spent Mon day afternoon at the Edwin Niswan der home. Mrs. Russell Amstutz and little daughter visited Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Salis bury and family. Miss Joan Huber of State College, Pa., is visiting at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. Wm. Althaus of North Jackson street. Mr. and Mrs. J. Hochstettler of Findlay visited Sunday at the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hocstettler and the Stettler families. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Carpenter of Lima were Sunday afternoon and evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ev erett Schmidt of Cherry street. Dick Finch of Van Wert attended the football game here Friday night and spent the week end with Charles Trippiehorn of South Main street. Mr. and Mrs. Lee McElroy of Sharpsville, Pa., are visiting at the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mc Elroy and the Conrad families here. Mrs. Sadie Stearns and daughters Erma and Mamie Stearns of Upper Sandusky spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stearns and son David. Mrs. Alice Parker of Washington visited over the week end with her father, Chris Santschi and her niece Miss Alice Santschi of East Kibler street. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Balmer and daughters accompanied by Mrs. Lydia Badertscher and son Milton visited Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Criblez. Sgt. James Deppler has returned to his station at Casper, Wyoming, after spending a ten day furlough with his mother, Mrs. Mary Deppler of Bentley road. Staff Sgt. R. C. Motter and Mrs. Motter of Dayton and Mrs. E. E. Firestone of Lima spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Gratz of South Lawn avenue. Mirra Moth Proof—works like a charm—one application last years. Complete protection against moths. No stain, no storing, no mess. Ba singer’s Furniture store tf Mrs. Ella McHenry of North Main street and Mrs. Treva Schmidt of Cherry street were Friday evening supper guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Baechler of Lima. Mr. and Mrs. Bert McGeorge and sons and Mr. and Mrs. Holly Bald win and family and Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Daymen of Adrian, Mich., visited Sunday at the home of Mrs. EsteDa McGeorge and family. Sgt. Marvin Hilty air corps tech nician of Hamilton Field, Calif., left for that place Wednesday morning after a week’s visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hilty south of Bluffton on the Dixie highway. Miss Catherine Niswander returned Saturday evening to her home in Philadelphia after spending the past week visiting at the home of her brother, C. F. Niswander of South Main street and other relatives and friends here. Miss Eleanor Hall of Van Wert was a week end guest of Miss Mary Margaret Basinger of Spring street. Mr. and Mrs. David Trippiehorn of Ft. Worth, Texas, are spending the week here visiting his brothers, Fred, John and Dan Trippiehorn. Mrs. J. A. Weed of North Jack son street had as her guests Tues day, her sisters: Mrs. Frank Mann of Westerville, Mrs. Nelson McClish and Mrs. Dwight DeLong both of Columbus and Mrs. Ed Mossman of Pataskala also her brother’s wife, Mrs. John Merchant of Columbus. Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Baumgartner and daughter Miss Betty Baumgart ner visited the first of the week at the home of Mrs. Baumgartner’s par ents, Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Bogart of Cherry street. The Baumgartner family is moving from Scarsdale, N. Y. to Cleveland where they will make their future home. Ebenezer Broadcast A women’s quartet will be heard on the broadcast of the Ebenezer Mennonite church, over radio station WFIN, Findlay, Sunday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock. Members of the quar tet are: Mrs. Milo Lora, Minerva Hilty, Mrs. Myron Luginbill and Miss Mabel Amstutz. Mrs. Vinton Bucher will be accompanist. .......... .. Considerable feed will be lost un less exposed silage is fed to livestock within two or three days. Quickly re moving a thin layer from the entire silo surface is a much better practice than exposing a slice a foot or more deep which cannot be fed out in less than five or six days. bi 01 Don Cossack Chorus To Sing Here Oct. 21 Featuring folk tunes, Cossack sol dier songs and liturgies dating back a millenium, the original Don Cos sack Chorus, directed by Serge Jar off, will present a concert Thursday night, October 21, in the Ramseyer chapel on the Bluffton college cam pus. Appearance of the choir here in its 14th American season is under aus pices of the Bluffton College Depart ment of Music, with Prof. Russell A. Lantz in charge of arrangements. The “Singing Giants of the Steppes” who will appear here com prise the original Don Cossack chorus founded under Serge Jaroff’s direction in a military camp near Constantinople more than 20 years ago. Descendents of the race of Stenka Razin, the greatest hero of the cen turies-old Cossacks who lived and died in the Don River valley, these score and 10 men have traveled more than a million miles to sing almost 5000 concerts in every corner of the world. The chorus had its inception dur ing the world war when Jaroff, a lieutenant in the Imperial Machine Gun corps, selected his group from stalwart soldiers singing of their homeland around the evening camp fires. Troop 56, By Malcolm Basinger Robert Ramseyer Received his Eagle badge last Wednesday night at the annual meeting of Shawnee Area council, in Lima. ‘Jlis mother, Mrs. L. L. Ramseyer, pinned the badge on him at the presentation ceremony, presided over by Robert McDonald, president of the council. It was the first time that an Eagle badge has been awarded at the annual council meeting. At the annual .Council session, Troop 56 presentejj a radio skit. Those apearing in the cast included Bill Amstutz, Don Augsburger, Rob ert Stratton, Charles Trippiehorn, Dean Niswander, Paul Bixel, Robert Ramseyer, Rolland Diller and Dean Sommers. Scoutmaster Karl Gable was named a course patrol leader for the scout master’s training school to be neld in Lima starting October 25. *. Members of trobp 56 distributed War Chest pamphlets in Bluffton last week, preliminary to opening of the War Chest campaign here this Tues day. Ronny Dilter passed his first-class 14-mile hike this week, with Scout Robert Bixel accompanying him. Diler also passed first-class swim ming. Senior Patrol Leader Donavin Augsburger was in charge of open ing and closing exercises at Mon day’s meeting of the troop. Eagle Scout Robert Stalter was in charge of the games.A short talk on stamps and coins was given by Malcolm Ba singer. Robert Ramseyer ran his emergency service mile at the meet ing. This must be done in eight minutes. Assistant Scoutmaster Bill Amstutz attended meeting at Big Island, near Rome City, Ind., last Saturday with Shawnee Area executives. Troop 82 By Dean Ferguson Scout Don Fritchie opened Mon day night’s meeting by leading in the Scout oath followed by a discus sion of motor driven sleds and carts by Asst. Scoutmaster Gene Benroth. Badges, merit badges and pictures of scouts going to camp were taken. The Scouts have been distributing literature relative to the War Chest campaign. Next Monday night’s meeting will be at the town hall at 7^15 p. m. Please bring a flashlight. Give to the War Chest campaign. This is-a worthy cause. Do it now! yiCTORY BUY UNITED STATES WAR 'BONDS i AND STAMPS Club A, jQodgei ana Societies Attend Legion Auxiliary Meet Nine women from here attended a district conference of the American Legion Auxiliary, Tuesday in Celina. Those in the group were Margaret Turner, Augusta Steiner, Edna Schultz, Rhea Geiger, Ina Amstutz, Huldah Amstutz, Bertha Miller, Gay nelle Rockey and Josephine Benroth. Richland Grange Richland Grange will entertain with a Halloween party at the Grange hall next Tuesday night. Members from Columbus Grove will be guests. Ev eryone is asked to come masked and prizes will be awarded for the best and most comical costumes. Judg ing will be at 8:45 p. m., followed by a program. Mothers Club Entertains The Mothers Study club will en tertain Progressive Mothers club at the home of Mrs. Chas. Aukerman next Tuesday night. Mrs. S. F. Pan nabecker will be guest speaker. Garden Club The Garden club will meet at the home of Mrs. F. L. Todd, Friday af ternoon with Mrs. W. M. Niswander assistant hostess. The program: Shrubs with Attractive Fruits and Berries or Colorful Twigs for Fall and Winter Beauty, Mrs. J. S. Schultz Preparing Winter Bouquets, Mrs. Harry Barnes. Amico Club The Amico club will meet at the home of Mrs. Vernal Corson, Thurs day night with Mrs. Frances Wenger in charge of the program. Eastern Star Chapter Obligation night will be observed at the Eastern Star chapter meeting on Friday at 7:30 p. m. A good at tendance is desired. Evelyn Beals, W. M. Red Cross Sewing Women of the Eastern Star will sew for the Red Cross at the home of Mrs. J. S. Steiner, Thursday af ternoon. LaFayette Misses Miriam and Alice Louise Knoble of Bowling Green university are spending the week end with their parents Mr. and Mrs. Warrei? Knoble. Mr. and Mrs. John Guthrie of De troit, Mich., spent the week end with relatives and friends. Mrs. Glenna Bullock of Findlay was a week end guest of Mrs. Louise Cloore. The Keystone and Sempre Fidejas Classes of the Methodist church met in the church parlors on Wednesday evening. Those attending were: Mrs. Louella Koogler, Mrs. Blanche Hei ser, Mrs. Belle Bradley, Mrs. Bessie Brackney, Mrs. Irene Stumpp, Miss Cada Rumbaugh, Mrs. Louise Mc Noldy, Mrs. Fannie Bergman, Mrs. Pauline Shrider, Mrs. Ivalene Urich, Mrs. Hilda Badertscher, Miss Mary Clark, Mrs. Edith Downing, Mrs. Rowena Sandy and daughter, Myrna Mrs. Jennie Fett, Mrs. Inez McGin nis, Mrs. Inez May, and Reverend and Mrs. W. B. Arthur. Harry Fackler, Jr., of Great Lakes Naval Training Station spent several days with his grandmother, Mrs. Alice Fackler and Mr. and Mrs. At mur Bergman. Mrs. Harriet Downing of Lima and Mr. and Mrs. William Bullock of Findlay were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Louise Cloore. Mr. and Mrs. Eari Russey of Day ton were week end guests of Mrs. Nettie Knoble. Cpl. Ross Clum of Ft. Sheridan, Ill. spent a two week furlough with his wife and parents, Mr. and Mrs. Par ley Clum. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Fleming were Sunday afternoon guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Yoakum. Mr. and Mrs. Avery Watt and sons, Mrs. Belle Heath, Mrs. Kathryn Schumacher, Mrs. Josie Hall, Mrs. Mabie Hawk, Mrs. Dile Arnold, Mrs. Delrna Watt, Mrs. Ethel Heiser, Mrs. R. L. Skinner and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hussey were past week callers at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bartsche. Couple Married In County Line Church Wedding of Miss Marilyn Betz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Betz south of Bluffton and Pfc. Lloyd W. Early of Camp Van Doren, Miss., son of Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Early of Ada took place in the County Line church last Wednesday evening. Cus tom of open church was observed. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a long white silk net gown over satin and carried a shower bouquet of white roses. The maid of honor, Miss Beatrice Betz, sister of the bride wore blue taffeta and carried pink roses. Her two bridesmaids, the Misses Helen and Betty Jo Wright of Ada, wore pink and blue silk net gowns over satin and carried yellow roses. Following the wedding a reception was held at the heme of the bride. The bridegroom has returned to his duties at Camp Van Doren and the bride will make her home for the present with her parents. Army, Navy Tests Here November 9 Qualifying tests for army and navy specialized training program* will be given in Bluffton High school Tuesday, Nov. 9, it was announced this week by Supt. A. J. B. Longs dorf. A pamphlet of general information may be obtained at the high school office. Examination results may enable students to continue academic train ing at government expense following induction into the armed services, un der the Army Specialized Training Program or the Navy College Pro gram. At the time of the test, each can didate will receive a choice as to service preference, but taking the test does not obligate the candidate to enlist in the service. Those selected for the Army will be sent to college after further screening and basic military train ing. Students chosen for the Navy program will be detailed directly to college. BLUFFTON MARKETS Wednesday Morning Grain (bu. prices)—Wheat $1.67 corn $1.05 oats 69c new soys, $1.80. News want-ads bring results. WANT-ADS Wanted—To rent modern home in Bluffton. Wayne Harris, phone 417-Y. Wanted—To buy Heatrola. Bluff ton Community Sportsmen’s Club. See Gene Benroth. Wanted—Kitchen cabinet. Phone 467-W. Wanted—To buy 2 or 3 burner oil stove. Lee Skidmore, 140 N. Mound St. 26 Wanted—3 farm workers, married or single best of conditions top wages to right parties. Write Home Printing Co., F. S. Bowers, Mgr., Delphos, Ohio. Wanted—Reliable woman to stay with young mother with three child ren and care for them while mother works, in exchange for home and wages. Inquire 115 Kibler St., or News office. Wanted—To rent house in Bluffton. Clarence Aukerman, 319 Cherry St., Findlay. Or inquire W. B. Newlan, 360 West Elm St., Bluffton. For rent—Basement kitchen avail able Oct. 18. Inquire 110 N. Jack son street. For sale—Box assortment of Xmas cards. Call phone 462-T. 26 For sale—100 yearling Leghorn hens laying 50%. Arthur Bader tscher, Pandora phone. For sale—Yearling Leghorn hens. Willis Amstutz, 4 miles west and 1 mile north of Bluffton. Colnmh’js Grove phone. For sale—35 Leghorn pullets now laying. Walter Bellinger, 5 miles north on College road. For sale—Keiffer pears. Waldo Hofstetter. For sale—Pears. Leonard Gratz, South of Bluffton. For sale—Ladies roller shoe skates, good as new. Call phone 392-W. For sale—Diningroom suite, good condition. Chas. Patterson, 122 Cher ry St. For sale—Sunbeam heater. A. D. Gratz. For sale—Estate Heatrola. Phone 656-W. For sale—Property on South Jack son street modern except furnace. Inquire 442 Cherry street. 26 For sale—Pie pumpkins. Sam Augsburger, 1 mile east of Beaver dam. For sale—3 building lots on Mound street. Geo. Schmidt. 25 For sale—Apples. No Sunday sales. Augsburger Fruit Farm, 2 miles south of Bluffton. tf For sale—Pre-war ladies wool jack ets, size 18 low heeled shoes, size 9 college girl wants to rent piano. Call phone 395-W. For sale—40 White Rock pullets starting to lay. Edwin Niswander, Bluffton phone. For sale—Yearling English Leg horn hens. Howard Niswander 3*2 miles north of Beaverdam. For sale—Young New Zealand white rabbit does 4 to 6 lbs. David Aaron Bixel, phone 364-W. For sale—House on South Main street, garage, city heat also 60 acre farm on county line near Bluff ton. Mrs. H. W. Althaus, 208 S. Main St. Phone 238-W. For sale—Ladies brown field boots, size 7 good condition. Mrs. Fred Tschantz, 507 N. Main St. For sale—Kieffer pears. William Amstutz, 3 miles south of Bluffton on Follet farm. For sale—91 acre farm 2 miles northwest of Bluffton modern house, large bank barn 46 by 80, implement shed, corn crib, double garage and other outbuildings in good repair with electricty. Mrs. *1. W. Welty, West Elm St. Call in evening after 6 p. m. or on Saturday. For sale—Nice winter potatoes. Ray Schumacher on Henry Sutter farm, 2 miles south of Pandora. Lost—Defense stamps in envelope. Finder call phone 166-W. Notice—The parties who stole my rabbits Monday night are known re turn them at once and avoid trouble. Wilbur Potee. PAGE frlVE Announces Location For Business Here O. C. Hursey, formerly of Lima, who recently took over the sales and stei-vice agency of the John Deere frin implement line announced the first of the week that he will open for business next month in the form er veterinary barn at the rear of the Edgar Chamberlain residence on Cherry street. The business will be operated under the name of O. C. Hursey & Sons. Hursey recently moved his family from Lima to the dwelling on the Marquart Bros, farm in Orange township, formerly the M. D. Miller farm. Many have asked us about the new law Under the new Ohio law, au tomablie liability insurance is not compulsory—however, if you are not covered by ade quate insurance you are taking a risk which few prudent driv ers would care to assume. This insurance is not costly— in fact you can’t afford to be without it. See us about it today. W. F. IUTZI Auto Fire Bonds JUST ARRIVED THERMOS Vacuum Bottles Pint size—just the thing for packing lunches. $1.19 Bluffton Implement & Harness Co. FINAL CIDER NOTICE Due to the scarcity of apples the Morning Star Cider Press will be operat ed for the last day this season on Wednesday, Oc tober 20. Seth Basinger & Son QTAP THEATRE 1 nil Bluffton LAST TIMES TODAY The GREAT GILDERSLEEVE Plus THE UNDYING MONSTER TRURS., FRL, SAT. A STOY OF A PATROL OF 13 HEROES! AS SERGEANT BILL DANE CtMSt TM04AS U»YB SUN., MON. “SLIGHTLY DANGEROUS” with Lana Turner—Bob Young TUES., WED. “TAHITI HONEY” Simone Simone— Dennis Okeefe Plus ’’FALL IN” NEXT WEEK Judy Garland in Presenting Lily Mars