EVANGELICAL & REFORMED
V. C. Oppermann, Pastor
9:30 a. m. Morning worship
10:30 a. m. Church school
Choir rehearsal Thursday- evening
at 8:00 o’clock
9:30 a. m. Church school
10:45 a. m. Morning worship
Choir Rehearsal Thursday evening
at 7:30 o’clock.
Edith Lahr Missionary Circle
Thursday evening at 8:00 o’clock at
the home of Mrs. S. H. Stepleton.
Mrs. Minnie Murray assistant hostess.
Indian Lake Regional Women’s
Guild meeting Tuesday April 25,
Calvary church, Lima, beginning at
9:30 a. m.
Father & Son banquet of Em
manuel’s and St. John’s church,
Thursday evening April 27, at 7:00
We welcome you to come and wor
ship with us.
FIRST METHODIST CHURCH
J. A. Weed, Minister
7:00 p. m. Covered dish supper
and monthly meeting of Builders’
class at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Carl Cahill, 156 E. Jefferson.
7:00 p. m. Junior Choir rehearsal
9:30 a. m. Church school
10:30 a. m. Morning Worship. Ser
mon by Rev. Paul Whitmer. Music
by Senior Choir
11:30 a. m. Girls’ Chorus rehearsal
11:30 a. m. Meeting of Board of
Stewards with Finance Committee.
6:30 p. m. Youth Fellowship
“Therg js no limit to the potential
spiritual power of a man when he
moves forward with Jesus Christ as
his leader,”—E. H. Barnette.
FIRST MENNONITE CHURCH
J. N. Smucker, Pastor
9:30 Sunday school, under the
supervision of Mr. C. D. Ililty
classes for all ages.
10:30 Worship Service
7:30 Evening service a devotional
study of the Psalms.
Visitors are always welcome to
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Ernest N. Bigelow, Pastor
Morning worship, 9:30.
Church School, 10:30.
Mr. Nelson Wells, Supt.
Church school, 9:30. Mr. Norman
Morning Worship, 10:50.
Young People’s Rally in Ada. Meet
at 3:45 at the church. All youth
Thursday: The Social Club will
have an all-day meeting at the
church, starting at 9:30, with a
covered dish dinner at noon. Women
will come prepared to clean the
Sunday’s sermon: The Second
Temptation of Jesus.
“A minister sent his New Testa
ment away with some books to be
rebound. It came back with the
This Sunday in Ae
initials T. N. T. stamped in gold
on the shelfback of the book. There
was not room for the binder to
write out The New Testament. But
it was not a bad designation, for the
gospel explodes and comes down in
—Halford E. Luccock.
Stanley Rupp, Pastor
3:45 Boys and girls Good News
7:30 Prayer meeting
9:30 Sunday school
10:30 Morning worship
7:30 Young People’s meeting
Children’s meeting in basement
8:15 Evangelistic service
9:00 Singspiration: Leader—Rev.
E. I. Shepard of Benton Ridge.
“Kind loving thoughts cannot help
but produce kind, loving deeds”.
A. F. Albro, Pastor
7:30 Prayer meeting, Gerald Hilty
9:30 Sunday school. Harry Welty,
10:30 Morning Worship service
7:00 p. m. Children’s church
7:00 p. m. Young People’s society
7:30 p. m. Evangelistic service
EBENEZER MENNONITE CHURCH
Arnold C. Schultz, Pastor
8:30 p. m. Choir rehearsal
7:30 p, m. Bible study
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
10:30 a. m. Morning worship.
Dr. Max I. Reich, Quaker, and
professor at Moody Bible Institute
2:30 p. m. Second meeting of
Youth Conference with Dr. Reich,
3:30 p. m. Radio program from
8:00 p. m. Evening service Dr.
Reich brings the third mesage in
i 7:00 p. m. Fellowship banquet with
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST. SCIENTIST
Dr. Reich speaking.
We invite you to attend these
•W. L. Harmony, Pastor
9 a. m. Preaching
10 a. m. Sunday school
UNITED BRETHREN CHURCHES
Paul B. Zimmerman, Pastor
Sunday school 10:30
Morning worship 9:30
Sunday school 9:45
Morning worship 10:45
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY
Sunday services at 10:30 a. m.,
ubject: Probation after Death.
Testimonial meeting at 7:30 Wed-
'1 lie icad.iig room at the church
“CHRISTIAN SCIENCE: THE SCIENCE OF CHRIST”
DR. HENDRIK J. DE LANGE, C. S. B.
OF NEW YORK CITY
MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF LECTURESHIP OF THE MOTHER CHURCH.
THE FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST. SCIENTIST. IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
IN CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM, LIMA, OHIO
410 WEST HIGH STREET
SUNDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 23, 1944
AT 3:30 O'CLOCK. E. S. T.
THE PUBLIC IS CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND
Thank You, Bluffton
for the cordial reception and large attendance
at our Grand Opening last Friday and Saturday. We
regret that the attendance was so much larger than we
anticipated that our supply of gifts was exhausted early
Another Big Event
the 19th anniversary of the founding of the
Gamble stores combining advantages of home ownership
and large scale buying. We will have special bargains
from Friday, Apr. 21 to Saturday Apr. 29 when Gambles
celebrate their 19th birthday. Don’t miss it.
Gamble Store Authorized Dealer
Ed Waitermire, Owner
113 N. Main St.. Bluffton, Ohio
is open every Wednesday from 2:00
to 4:00 p. in. The public is invited
to all services and to visit the read
This society is a branch of the
Mother Church, the First Church of
Christ Scientist, Boston, Mass.
CHURCH OF CHRIST
9:30 a. m. Bible School. M. L. Carr,
10:30 Lord’s Supper
The Ever-Ready class will meet
at the home of Mary Lou Carr, Fri
day 8:00 p. m. Please meet at the
church at 7:45 p. m.
Mr. and Mrs. Ottis Fett and dau
ghters were Sunday dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Everest of Col.
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Zimmerman
and family spent Sunday evening with
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Zimmerman and
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Augsburger
spent Sunday evening with Mr. and
Mrs. J. L. Gratz.
Mrs. Bertha Matter, Mrs. Robert
Deerhake and son spent Sunday af
ternoon with Mrs. Martha Basinger
and David Amstutz. Evening caller
was Mrs. Mary’ Luginbuhl.
Miss Gloria Hauenstein of Pandora
was a week end guest of Miss Donna
Mr. and Mrs. Henry’ Green and sons
and J. R. Bow’ers were Sunday dinner
guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Bowers
and family of Ottawa.
Major Herbert Luginbuhl who has
been in Iran (Persia) for some time
returned home last Friday. Major
and Mrs. Luginbuhl and son Rayfield
were Friday evening supper guests of
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Lugin
Mrs. Elias Amstutz and daughters
Rhoda and Eunice were Sunday even
ing supper guests at the Amos and
Francis Basinger home.
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Jennings and
son spent Tuesday evening with Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Schaublin and dau
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Hochstettler
and daughter Emily, Mr. and Mrs.
Sam Bame, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin
Bower of Jenera were Sunday dinner
guests at the Amos and Robert Ger
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Amstutz spent
Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hochsttler
and family called Friday on Mr. and
Mrs. Eldon Tscheigg and family.
Mrs. Ernest Gratz returned from a
Columbus Hospital last Wednesday.
Sunday callers at the Gratz home were
Mrs. Howard Maidlow, Mrs. Margaret
Roof, Mr. and Mrs. Reno Gratz and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Boegli,
Mrs. Lee Coon ami son Robert and
Mies Treva Everett.
Rev. and Mrs. Opperman were Sun
day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Earl Matter and daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Zimmerman
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harold
Badertscher and sons were Sunday
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Badertscher. Evening callers were
Mrs. Dwight Frantz and daughters,
Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Badertscher and
Miss Rachel Schaublin was a week
end guest at the Edgar Trippiehorn
home in Findlay.
Mr. and Mrs. Faye Isham and Ray’
i Hirschfield were Sunday dinner guests
at the I'd and Francis Marquart home.
Mrs. Chas. Friedley, Mrs. Sam Koh
ler and Richard Kohler spent Sunday
afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Jacob
Luginbuhl of Beaverdam.
Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Luginbuhl were
Sunday evening supper guests of Ma
jor and Mrs. Herbert Luginbuhl and
Mrs. Wayne Zimmerman ami dau
ghter, Kareen, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Bad
ertscher spent Wednesday afternoon
with Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Frantz and
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Schaublin called
Sunday afternoon on Mr. and Mrs. R.
K. Strahm and daughters of Lima
Arrangements for custom work to
be done by power farm machinery
should be made as far in advance
as possible in 1944 so owners can
get every possible hour of service
from the machine.
Farmers are expected to produce
about 25,000,000,000 pounds of meat
in 1944, of which civilians will get
17,000,000,000 pounds. This will be
132 pounds per person, and the
average annual consumption in 1931
40 was 131 pounds per capita.
Service bulls delivered any time ex
cept Sunday. Phone Ada, Red 1360.
C. N. Long & Son. tf
Wanted—All kinds of butcher
cattle, steers, heifers, cows and bulls
also unlimited number of veal calves.
Stowell Packing Co. Call N. P.
Steiner & Son, Agt. Bluffton phone
For rent—Bulls: Shorthorn Here
ford, Angus and Brown Swiss. Ira
For sale—Three yearling Short
horn calves. Glen Augsburger, 4
miles southwest of Bluffton.,
For sale—Spotted Poland China
male hog. M. E. Emerick, 4 miles
southeast of Beaverdam.
For sale—42 shoats. Albert Leh
man, 5 miles north on College road.
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
Mrs. Howard Bassett of Bath
township spent Wednesday with Mr.
and Mrs. W. E. Marshall.
Mrs. Guy Mayberry called Thurs
day afternoon on her daughter
Nancy who works at the Westing
house and stays in Lima.
Nancy Cupp of Pandora, spent a
couple of days last week with her
grandparents Mr. and Mrs. J. O.
Cupp while her parents were on a
business trip to Ft. Wayne, Ind.
Those who attended the slip cover
demonstration in the home of Mrs.
Orlo Marshall last Tuesday, which
Avas in charge of
of Lima, included
Freet, Elnora Mai
Cupp and Mesdan
of Bluffton, F.
Huber, W. E. Ma
Miss Ruth Winner
the Misses Grace
-shall and Edythe
ies M. C. Geiger
?. Marshall, Glen
irshall and Edgar
Mrs. Walter Cup
Au Revoir Club v
the home of Miss
Pandora last Tht
Krohn and Mrs.
and Mrs. Harold
a meeting of the
vhich was held in
Harriet Krohn in
irsday with Miss
Duff Payne as
The spring meet
Group of Lima 1
held in Ada Sunda
ning at four o’clock
for an evening
of the local group
Mrs. Edgar Begg
:ing of the Youth
’resbytery will be
y afternoon begin
and their advisor,
plan to attend.
gg, Mrs. Walter
Mrs. J. C. Be
Cupp, Mrs. Otis
Mrs. Lou Basinger
rs. Edgar Begg,
and Miss Mary
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Beckwith of Columbus Grove were
among those who attended the Silver
Tea sponsored by the Red Cross
organization of Pandora and held at
the High school auditorium in Pan
dora Saturday afternoon. Miss Kelley
of Leipsic, chairman of Putnam Co.
Red Cross, spoke and Mrs. Grieb of
Findlay gave a book review.
Elders Glen Mayberry and Walter
Cupp represented the local church
at a meeting of Presbytery held in
the Presbyterian church in Venedocia
Mrs. Thomas pknilkes will be
hostess to the Methodist Missionary
society for the April meeting Thurs
day afternoon. The following pro
gram will be given: Song Devotions
“Ascending Song of China”, Mrs.
Lueila Van Atta “Social Evangelis
tic Work in China”, Mrs. Licille
Beery, Mrs. Alice Bodell, Mrs. Lena
Price and Mrs. Eunice Stephens.
Special number, Mrs. Eunice Ste
phens Closing song Prayer.
A number of people from this
vicinity who are connected with the
Beaverdam schools, attended the
Eisteddfod held at Shawnee H. S.
last Friday. John and Don Marshall
from this vicinity appeared in solo
numbers and others assisted in the
Officers for the coming year were
installed at a meeting of the Presby
terian Missionary society held in the
home of Mrs. 'Walter Cupp last
Wednesday afternoon with an im
pressive candle lighting ceremony in
charge of the pastor, Rev. E. N.
Bigelow. The officers are: Pres., Mrs.
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F. C. Marshall V. Pres., Mrs. Orlo
Marshall Sec., Mrs. Nelson Wells
Treas., Mrs. Herbert Marshall Secy,
of Literature, Mrs. Guy Mayberry
Secy, of Overseas seAving, Mrs. J. C.
Begg Secy, of Education and Social
Action, Mrs. D. C. Campbell Secy,
of Spiritual Life, Mrs. J. O. Cupp.
SeA’eral members are planning to
attend the spring meeting of Lima
Presbyterial to be held in the Market
Street church in Lima, Monday,
April 24. Miss Irene Forsythe, mis
sionary repatriated from China and
Mrs. Lester Gary of Cincinnati,
President of Ohio Synodical will be
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Kramer call
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Mrs. Shirley Nonnamaker and daugh
ter Joyce, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Nonnamaker and family.
Ruth Ghaster called Monday after
noon on Mrs. A. E. King, Mrs. Clark
Beagle and daughter Genevieve.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Kramer called
Sunday afternoon on Mr. and Mrs.
Otto Holmes and daughter Bernita.
Dr. and Mrs. Everett Watkins of
Leipsic, Mr. and Mrs. Willis King
and daughter Judith of McComb
were Sunday supper guests of Dr.
and Mrs. A. E. King.
Mrs. Larena Guin was a recent
visitor in the home of her sister
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Sitez in Lima.
The following program was given:
Song by the group Responsive read
ing Negro Spiritual, Lord, I Want
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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 1944
to be a Christian Poem, Christ Has
No Hands but Our Hands, Mrs. John
Cuppies Scripture was read by Mrs.
Mrs. Irvin Kauffman and Mrs. J.
E. Jones called Wednesday after
noon on Mrs. Laura Ghaster and
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Renninger of
Lima were recent dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Renninger.
The W. S. C. S. was held on
Wednesday evening in the home of
Charley Brenner was taken to the
Memorial Hospital last week for
The Mt. Cory Evangelical W. M. S.
met for the regular monthly meet
ing Wednesday evening at the home
of Mrs. Marl Fellers.
The first chapter of the Study
Book—We Who Are America—was
given by Rev. Irvin Kauffman. Cur
rent missionary eA’ents of Kentucky
Red Bird Mission were read by Mrs.
The prayer calendar was presented
by the president, -Mrs. John Bower
sox, who also presided at a short
business meeting which followed. The
rest of the evening was spent in a
social way. A late lunch of patriotic
appointments Avas served by the
CARD OF HANKS
I wish to thank my many friends
for their kind reinemberances while I
was confined in the hospital.
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