THl RSDAY. DEC. 16. 1943
Grain (bushel prices)—W heat
$1.57 old corn $1.05 32 lb. oats 75c
soys 14% moisture $1.80.
& Harness Co
My barbershop will be
open in the daytime and
evenings during the month
Johnson Barber Shop
Don't depend on
Santa Claus has too many
things to look after nowadays
to take care of your insurance—
so you had better see us about
Insurance—take care of it
today—it may have to take
care of you tomorrow.
W. F. IUTZI
Auto Fire Bonds
Quality Drug Store
of All Kinds
Sidney’s Drug Shop
CT AD THEATRE
1 A11 Bluffton
“It’s A Great Life”
With THE BUMSTEADS
THE BLUFFTON NEWS
B. F. BIERY, Business Mgr.
C. A. BIERY, Editor
Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio,
by the Bluffton News Publishing and
Subscription rates: Year, $2.00
Beals and family.
Rev. and Mrs. Stanley Rupp
Milton Marquart of Jenera was a
caller at the John Marquart home.
Sunday with Mr. an.I Mrs. Hiram D.l- Li(.htenwaltcr fo|)owed by a Christ.
er,?n ra?" v|mas Play Christopher’s Candle, pre
Mrs. Calvin Stettler spent Iasij week rented by a student cast.
with Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cox and fam-1 z
ily of Ashtabula.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur McDonald of
Toledo are visiting at the home of
Mrs. C. E. Thompson in Orange
Mrs. Raymond Conrad.
Mrs. Gertrude Gage of
College avenue left Friday for La-1 mfies east of Pandora.
Grange, Ind., to spend the
with her daughter Mrs.
Woodworth and family.
Condition of Mrs.
who has been ill for
year with rheumatism
Mrs. Theodore Stepleton of Lima.
Sgt. Robert Cooney of Buckingham
Lt. (j. g.) James Miller of the! strept roa(j.
Coast Guard, accompanied by his
in a Coast Guard school.
Guard accompanied by Mrs. Geiger
son. Lt. Geiger is an instructor at
six months, $1.25 anywhere in U. S. Meeting of the Presbyterian Social
Entered as second class matter at I been postponed,
the postoffice at Bluffton, Ohio,
under the Act of March 3, 1879. I Century Circle
......................... I Mrs. A. C. Burcky was hostess to
„.......„ ,......................... the Century circle at her home,
Mrs. Ross Gotshall of Warren spent| ...
,| Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. C. B.
last week with Mr. and Mrs. Harold
club scheduled for this week has
Fett as assistant hostess. Numbers
r, on the program were a paper, The
K & Mrs A E
Alice Freeman Club
Members of the
Local office for Acousticon hearing! clayton
aids batteries for all makes.
Lawn Ave. Phone 467-W.
Miss Sarah Amstutz spent several! Locher and Mrs. Bixel.
days last week with Mr. and Mrs. J. I
J. Beer of Pandora.
Mrs. James West of Findlay spent! The Travel
Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. I of Mrs s K Mosiman, Tuesday
Cliff West of South Lawn avenue. I afternoon with Mrs. Ezra Moser as-
Mrs. Edgar Neuenschwander andlsistant hostess. Christmas was the
daughter Mary of Saginaw, Mich., I theme of the meeting with the fol
are spending the week visiting rela-l lowing numbers: Problems of Natu
tives here. I ralization, Mrs. J. N. Smucker The
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Garner of Toledo I Old and New Meet in Christmas,
spent the week end at the home of |_____
Mr. and Mrs. Cliff West of South!*
Mr. and Mrs. Oswin Luginbuhl and I Clarence Steiner, Bluffton phone, tf
daughters Margaret and Mary Ellen I For sale—60 Barred Rock pullets,
of Lima were guests of Mr. and Mrs. I Albert Marquart, 3 miles east and 1
Leonard Stager, Sunday.
club will hold a Christmas party and
gift exchange at the home of Mrs.
__ Bixel, Thursday evening.
110 S. I Hostesses are Mrs. Fred Gratz, Mrs.
Katherine Badertscher, Mrs. Grace
class met at the home
mile south of Bluffton.
Cpl. Robert Deerhake of Camp I Wanted—Flat top desk. Call Pan
Lewis, Washington is spending a two dora phone 40-C.
week’s furlough with his wnfe and
of Cherry street and his parents,
and .Louis Deerhake.
"4 Cpl.* Latvrence Duffman, son
Merle Duffxnan is home on a
weeks furlough. Cpl. Duffman is sta-1 y°ur choice $2 and $3.
tioned at Shepperd Field, Texas.
son I For rent—Sleeping room. Inquire
Mr. 1320 S. Main St.
For rent—Two room furnished
of I apartment. G. R. Bogart, Cherry St.
two For sale—Puppies, long haired,
Staff Sgt. and Mrs. Louis Deerhake
of Herrington, Kan., visited the past I heater, good condition also combina
week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. I tion desk and bookcase. Raymond
Louis Deerhake, Sr., of South Main! Roseboom, phone 592-W.
I wish to thank my friends whol ^t. also team good Belgian work
remembered me with cards, letters! horses with harness and fly nets.
i and flowers during my recent illnessli has. Danner, 2 miles west on Col.
I) at the Bluffton Community hospitall Grove
For sale—Six brooder houses 12 by
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Grismore and! house
son of Pandora spent Monday even-1 Stark.
Robert! Elm street.
ing with Sgt. and Mrs.
Deerhake and son Don of Cherry phone 238-W.
holidaysl Potatoes—100 lb. bags U. S. No.
Barney! Grade A Maine Katahdins by the bag
or trailer load.
The Friendly Couples class of Em-1 Beaverdam,
manuel’s Reformed church will hold! Wanted—Man,
a bake sale, Dec. 24 at C. F. Nis-I in null and drive truck,
wander implement store. Leave or-1 be dependable and acquainted
ders with Mrs. Henry
Green, phone I the community. Master Feed
Clara Geiser! For sale—New
more than a I cockerels. Albert
remains un-1 Wanted—Used
She is with her sister, I baby bed. Mrs. Harold Van Meter,
111 W. College Ave. Bluffton phone
Rev. and Mrs. H. Lahr of Har-| 232-T.
mon road have left for Buffalo, N. Y. I For sale—Nine stands of bees,
to spend the holidays with their dau-|Mrs. J- S. Steiner, phone 215-W.or
ghter, Mrs. J. P. Kochner and fam-1 407-Y.
ily. Mrs. Kochner is the former I Found—Box of auto accessories.
Army Air Base, Ft. Myers, Fla., is I Philip Hilty, Bluffton phone,
spending a 15-day furlough with his I For sale Have on hand 3-piece
parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. K. Cooney I camel tan legging coat «and helmet
of South Jackson street.
Mrs. Lloyd Murray who has been
a patient in Lakewood hospital, I tiful outfit. Kladezee Representative,
Cleveland has been brought to her! Neva Diller, 123’2 S. Main St., Apt.
home on South Main street in the! For sale—Three piece oak bed
James Balmer of South Main!
street is the new mamager of the!
Gray & White cream station in the!
C. F. Niswander building on South
The Bluffton Legion Auxiliary will I table and 6 chairs, several rockers,
supply popcorn balls for Christmas! sideboard, porch furniture, swing,
to the Lima canteen. Anyone wish-1 library table. Mrs. Edith L. Mann,
ing to help is asked to wrap samel phone 187-W. tf
in wax paper and leave with Mrs.I Wanted—3-room apartment. Mrs
Harold Stonehill at the Community! Amos Reichenbach, Jr., 302 Cherry St
market by Dec, 24. I
Main street. Balmer succeeds Clay-1
draft exempt, to
same and paying for advertisement.
set for size 2 or 3-year-old boy. Zip-
per leggings, raglan sleeve coat, beau-
room suite, dining room extension
For sale—Chester White male
ton Harkness who was recently call-1
I from Corron stock. Elmer Badertsch
ed into naval service. In, e A
wife and daughter Linda were week I si(Je E Emerick, Beaverdam.
end visitors at the home of his pai-l For sale—Two fresh Jersey cows
ents, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Miller ,!|v. calves also 20 weaned pigs and
South Main street. They will return I he fers 15 month old. Claribel Ow
this week to St. Augustine, Florida, I eas p]lone 547-R.
where he is taking advanced courses! ^le—Very choice Holstein,
Lieut. Ivan Geiger of the Coast
land children were in Bluffton the! stead Farms, McGraw, New York. 33
the Coast Guard academy at New!
first of the week visiting at the! For dehoming cattle call G. H. Ed-
home of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Thomp-1 wards, 223 Jefferson St., Findlay, O.
him are requested to call at the resi-| Shorthorn cows with calves by side,
dence for settlement.
er, 2 miles west of town on Elm
For sale 2 sows with 19 pigs bv
Guernsey and Ayshire heifers $25
each and up. Shipped C. O. D. if de-
sired. Bull free with 5 heifers. Home
No bleeding and arteries masculated.
Owner can obtain by identifying
Service bulls delivered any time ex
cept Sunday. Phone Ada, Red 1360.
C. N. Long & Son. tf
For sale—Poland China boars of
serviceable age. Ben Amsutz & Sons,
knowing themselves fafel 4% miles north of town. 34
the late Dr. J. S. Steiner! For sale—Berkshire male hogs
having accounts against! also yearling Shropshire ram and
J. C. Deppler & Son, Bentley Road.
Mrs. J. S. Steiner I 34
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
Miss Katherine Moyer,
will enjoy a
Mrs. A. T.
Theressa Siusser assistant hostess.
of the Poinsettia club
Christmas program this
night at the home of
Worthington with Miss
The program is in charge of Mrs.
Clayton Murray assisted by Mrs.
Edgar Conaway and Mrs. Chas.
The Amico club will hold a pot
luck supper and Christmas exchange
at the home of Mrs. Esther Kirkland,
Friday night at 6:15 o’clock.
The Bluffton Eastern Star chapter
will meet in
the Masonic temple,
A good attendance is
Alpha Gamma Club
Guest night will be observed by
the Alpha Gamma club Friday night
at a meeting in the C. F. Niswander
home. Rev. V. C. Opperman will be
the speaker and Christmas carols
will be sung.
gestions of the Yule season.
sale—Potatoes and carrots.
Christmas gifts. Phone 578-Y.
For sale—Large coal or wood tank
sale—15 acres with modern
on Lincoln highway near New
Also modern house on West
Mrs. H. W. Althaus,
For sale—Shepherd collie pups,
West! 7 weeks old. Haydn Basinger, 2’
L. Baumgartner welcomed
the Lutheran church into
Thursday for a covered
and Christmas party. The
gaily decorated with sug-
The afternoon program was opened
with devotionals by Mrs. Gilbert
FOR YOU, FOR
Tempting table settings for you,
for gifts. Cheery prints, crisp
checks, solids, white and border
designs. All long-wearing, easy
to launder, gift-priced!
from $3.98 each
Slacks plus sweaters the best
gift of all this Christmas I Cozy,
comfy pullovers and cardigans—
derful for fuel-rationed homes!
Fett. Mrs. W. L. Harmony narrated
the Christmas story which was fol
lowed by the singing of Christmas
A gift exchange and social time
were enjoyed after the
Two Birthdays Honored
A dinner was. held at
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar
Spring street, Sunday,
birthday anniversaries of Mr. Oscar
Wenger and Rolland Flythe, father
of Mrs. Wenger. Mr. and Mrs.
Hiram Kohli and son were guests.
BOY SCOUT NEWS
By Dean Ferguson
New registration cards were hand
ed out following repeating
Scout oath at the opening
Monday night meeting.
Names were drawn for a
mas exchange between Scouts.
Yuletide party will be at the home
of Scoutmaster Woodrow Little at
■7:30 p. m. next Monday.
A game of submarines and mines
was enjoyed by Scoots, and in a
pre-meeting archery match Roddy
Nonnamaker defeated Karl Frick,
116 to 115.
Jimmy Howe received a first aid
merit badge at the Court of Honor
in Lima, Monday. Maynard I’ogue,
also eligible, was ill and could
Ralph Dunifon was a visitor at
News want-ads bring results.
Pvt. Max Lutterbein of Ft. Lewis,
Wash., is enjoying a furlough with
his parents Mr. and Mrs. A. J.
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Rowland
were last Sunday guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Harmon Walters at Belmore.
Mrs. Ralph Marshall and Mrs.
Willis Bridges spent last Monday in
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Michael and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Younk
man and grandson
dinner guests of Mr.
Christmas gift to enjoy for
many seasons—smart handbags
from our prize collection o
favorites—dressy and tailored
THE 1APE CO
and Mrs. Arthur
was hostess to
Mrs. Charles Hall
the members of the Leisure Hour
club at her home on Monday evening.
Miss Adda Yoakum entertained
the Women’s Society of Christian
Service at her home on Thursday
evening. This was their annual
Christmas party. Names of Mystery
Sisters were revealed and gifts ex
The operetta “Suzanna’s Christmas
Auction” will be presented at the
school auditorium on Friday evening
December 17, under the direction of
Miss Catherine Eddy.
Mr. and rs. Willis Arnold and
daughter Karen, Mr. and Mrs. Gai!
Arnold, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Arnold
were last Sunday dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Pugh and
*Mr. and Mrs. Byron Anderson and
daughter of Bluffton were Sunday
visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Cook.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pratt and
daughter Betty of Toledo and Sgt.
Warren E. Pratt of Abilene, Texas,
were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs.
Carrie Durkee and Ruth Durkee.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Barnum an
nounce the marriage of their daugh
ter Ruth to Lt. Robert Edwards U.
S. Army Air Force, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Herbert Edwards of Amherst,
Ohio. They were married on Tues
day evening, December 7 at the
Congregational church at Wakeman.
Mrs. Carl Huber of Bluffton and
Mrs. Kathryn Huber of Ada
Wednesday dinner guests of
A Christmas pageant “What
it Mean’’ will be given at the Metho
dist church on Wednesday evening,
Dec. 22. Everybody welcome.
Mrs. Mary Steele has returned to
her home here after spending
with Mr. and Mrs.
at Wabash, Ind.
CARD OF THANKS
wish to thank all the friends
and neighbors for their aid and
sympathy extended during the illness
and death of our beloved wife and
mother also Rev. Baughn who of
ficiated at the funeral, and all those
sending flowers and cards.
Mrs. Donelda Oaks
In 1942 the nation used 38 billion
board feet of lumber, but produced
only 34.8 billion feet.
Make your selections
carefully for after
will be very difficult.
She’d like a pretty braclet
—to dress up everything she
wears. From our gift collec
tion of smart jewelry—ear
pins, necklaces, rings
Sweet and low priced!
feminine firsters per
fect Christmas choice for
the hard-to-please. Lacy or
tailored fine finery for
fine gifts value priced.
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