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The Bluffton news. [volume] (Bluffton, Ohio) 1875-current, December 09, 1943, Image 8

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Black Widow
Although the black widow spider
is the only American spider danger
ously poisonous to man. its bite is
not necessarily fatal. One excep
tion to this seems to be the unfor
tunate husband-spider because the
black widow acquired its name part
ly through its deplorable tendency
toward cannibalism where its mate
is concerned
SWEATERS
Womens
House
Coats
A wonderful line
of chenille, silk
jersey silk, cotton
prints. Priced
from
Fancy rayon pa
jamas—priced
Costume Jewelry
every occasion.
large selection
one price
81.00
I
I J?
Bean Beetles
The copper-colored, black-spotted
beetles and their lemon-yellow col
ored grubs feed on the underside of
the bean leaves, and destroy all but
the veins, leaving a lacework of
these. They also eat blossoms and
pods. The best control for bean
beetle is a spray or dust of rotenone
or pyrethrum applied to the under
side of the leaves.
in the quality and
styles you enjoy
giving for gifts.
Slipover heavy
knit, cardigan
knits, 100rc wool,
also all cotton
shaggies.
$2.95 to $6.95
SKIRTS
in a large assort
ment of colors
and styles. Priced
$2.98 to $5.95
Kiddies Wash
Frocks
Two or three more
will help her
wardrobe. Sizes 1
to 6. Price
81.29 up
Wash Face Thoroughly
Don’t let a permanent wave lure
you into careless face washing hab
its. Unless you lather right up to
the hairline, you are practically in
viting skin eruptions on the fore
head
neck,
and around the back of the
Tuck the curly locks under
wel or under a cap, and you
wet the hair when you wash
up to the top of your face.
to 40. Priced
Silk
Iff 11
Dresses
line of silk dress
Rayon Hose
for the lady
A good selection fine
eelanise rayon, spun ray
fine cotton
fashion (no
lace. Priced
extra
full
fine
on,
lisle,
run)
rom
«fC
Nno
Suits
Sizes to 10.
assortment
fair. Price
Makes an Ideal Xmas Present
Flannel
Gowns
Regular sizes 34
Towels
for a Special Gift. Also
sheets, pillow cases, che
nille bed spreads, mat
tress covers, mattress
pads. These items are
not so plentiful, so buy
what you need and we
will ail have enough.
Buy War Bonds With Your Extra Savings
TLE EAPE CC
Feathers Deteriorate
Feather pillows cannot be handed
down from generation to generation
because the best feathers become
brittle with age ar
flattened with use
ency and buoyanc
lows in constant u
good condition ove
10 to 12 years if pr
ire broken and
til their resili-
vill remain in
oeriod of from
■ly handled.
and
Crepe
Slips
A nice line of
Women’s sizes
Junior sizes
Priced at
Color—Tea rose
Microfilm
Microfilm, used by the United
States government for copying
drawings, documents, records, maps
and blue prints, reduces them to
about one-50th their original size.
These miniature film copies are then
readily stored in vaults beyond the
danger of sabotage, bombing, fire
and theft.
Cotton
Dresses
A good supply of
cotton dresses
will be appreciat
ed by any good
BLANKETS -BLANKETS
Vie have the famous “Purry” blanket. This blanket is known
for it- excellent quality and moderate price...................... $5.95
Large double bed size double blanket in large plaids.. .$4.35
Single blankets in the large plaids for double bed. Price $1.39
mother.
Priced
A very pretty home wedding was
solemnized at the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. Horace Stratton, six miles
south of Bluffton at high noon
Saturday when their oldest daughter
Viola Ruth was given in marriage
to John Anthony Hirschfield. The
vows were received by Rev. Chiles,
in the presence of near relatives
and friends.
American army engineers use an Italian locomotive to
clear wreckage and haul freight on the Naples waterfront.
They have dubbed their engine the “General Mark Clark
Special.” (Rural Press Section—
The singles championship in city
tennis was awarded to Dr. J. S.
Steiner.
Mr. and Mrs. D. G. Niswander re
turned from their western trip Mon
day. Their travels took them along
the Pacific Coast.
Hiram Kohli was among the win
ners at the State Fair at Columbus.
He received first prize and cham
pionship on his Merino sheep.
Alva Scoles, Allen Grismore, Sam
Stoner each received a dollar from
Richland township trustees for shoot
ing a hawk apiece in the township.
Chester Matter received two dollars
by shooting two hawks.
Amos Steiner shipped twenty-one
head of horses to Buffalo, Thursday.
used in the
Wade Eaton returned Friday from
Rapid City, Mich., after spending a
two weeks visit with his uncle and
aunt, Mr. and Mrs. William H. Eul-
Dr. W. M. Niswandcr purchased
the Moser feed barn Saturday for a
consideration of $3,500. The doctor
took possession Monday and will con
duct the place a^ a feed barn and
veterinary service.
A new tennis court will be built
at the rear of the Presbyterian
church by members of the congrega-
NEWS OUR FATHERS READ
FROM ISSUE OF SEPT. 7, 1915
Amos C. Althaus and Miss Lenore
Williams of Portland, Oregon were
married at the home of Dr. and Mrs.
A. L. Paul of Ottawa last Saturday
afternoon. The ceremony was per
formed by Rev, Paige of the Ottawa
Presbyterian Church.
Clarence Grismore has hired to
Will Steiner for the next few mon-
Paul and Ed Gable are cutting
wood for Noah Steiner.
Monroe Geiger is quite a mechanic,
and has invented a number of things
already that are worth patenting.
He is at present working on a new
hope the near
repaid for his
styie auto, and we
future will see him
trouble and labor.
Chris Schnegg informs us that he
has made nearly 1500 gallons of lard
this winter.
John Augsburger and John Amstu
tz claim to have been Allen County’s
champion corn growers. They say
that they have raised on an average
of 100 bushels to the acre for many
years.
Eli and Ezra Schumacher, who are
working
Oregon,
Alberta,
take up
tract of
News Our Grandfathers Read
From Issue Of Febuary 11, 1909
at lumber camp in Marconi,
at present, will leave for
Canada, where they will
a homestead. They have a
land composed of 640 acres,
of our live young musicians
Some
Thespians To Present
Two Christmas Plays
Plans for the annual formal
Christmas banquet to be held in the
college dining hall, December 22,
are now under way. Committees
in charge of decoration, menu, pro
gram, and general arrangements
will be appointed early next week.
The evening’s program will include,
besides the formal banquet, the
traditional one-act play and the
Action
Ground for leveling the same
taken from the church base-
tion.
will be
ment.
Geiger returned from a three
fishing trip at McCullom’s
I. W.
weeks
Lake in northern Michigan. Although
a number of good catches were made,
he said fishing was not as good as
usual.
Dean and Mrs. Noah E. Byers and
sons returned Saturday from a
month’s trip to the Panama Exposi
tion in California.
Farewell services were given at
the First Mennonite Church Sunday
honoring Rev. and Mrs. 1
who will leave soon for
mission field.
Boehr
China
and
Dodge
Bogart
the home of
of Bluffton,
will live in
Havel Howard
Hortie Guytanna
ried Saturday at
Biundige north
bride and groom
ton where he has charge of the
Benroth auto delivery service.
Miss
mar
Rev.
were
The
Bluff-
Miss Inez Doty leaves Saturday
for Delaware, Ohio where she will
enter the Ohio Weslyn University.
Thieves broke through a window
at the rear of the Fett hardware
and stole $6.65, and a razor at the
store last Tuesday night. Watches
from the repair be*nch of Sam
mel were scattered over the
but none were found missing.
com
High School teachers for the
ing school year are P. H.
principal A. J. Hostettler, science
E. W. Bash, history Levi Gratz,
science and math Bess C. Walther,
English and German Esther Blaser,
Latin Charlotte Townsend, English
Frances McKinney, domestic scien
ces.
Counser
have been seriously considering the
forming of a band. The organization
of the group has been under the
leadership of Sidney Hauenstein for
several weeks. The present member
ship consists of Sidney Hauenstein,
A. E. Swinehart, Harley Mann, El
mer Romey, Noah Basinger, Albert
Benroth, Charles Fenton, William
Zehrbach, Samuel Stepleton, C. C.
Geiger, Menno Geiger, Aldine Kohli,
Frank Beals, Harry Amstutz, Walter
Locher, Leslie
Dowell, Louis
Eaton.
The
their
about
along
buildings,
tile works,
ton Stone Co.
has received a
David Reichenbach
contract
woods purchased by
The sudden spring
caused him to hurry so fast he has
placed a couple of buskets under
hickory trees.
to cook maple syrup in
Locher Bros,
weather has
Kimmel, Burr Mc
Woods, and Harry
Buckeye
entire
seventeen
the N. 0
machinery,
teams, etc.
Stone Co. sold out
plant, consisting of
acres of ground
railway including
tools, cement
to the Bluff­
will be the last
of intoxicating
license law in
the saloon keep
business, others
drink and cigar
Todav, Thursdav
liquors under the
Bluffton. Some of
ers plan to quit
will operate soft
stores.
George Devore was hurt in a boil
er explosion at the Ryan lease last
week.
Harry Patterson sold his forty-six
acre farm south of town, purchased
from the Bently heirs, to Warren
Brink, for $4500.
Rev. Ray Richards, Philip Wilch,
George Lewis, and A. L. Baumgart
ner attended a joint council meeting
of the Lutheran congregations at
Arlington, Wednesday.
carolling party.
The play to be presented in Ram
seyer chapel immediately following
the banquet, is entitled “The
Christmasing of Jasper Those
appearing in
Richard Boehr,
Krehbiel, Agnes Suter,
ty, Roger Berkey, and
Schutz.
is entitled
of Jasper”,
he performance are:
Lila Moon, Howard
Betty Hil
Sara Jane
sophomore
is direct
admission
Amstutz, a
of the Thespians,
play. A small
be charged.
Celia
member
ing the
fee will

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