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THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 1944
Carolyn Stonehill Wed To Lima Man Miss Carolyn Stonehill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Stonehill, of Bluffton, was married to Clifford Swisher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Grover Swisher, of Lima, last Saturday morning in St. John’s Catholic church at Lima. Mrs. Samuel Shortino was the bride’s only attendant, and James Briggs served as best man for Mr. Swisher. The bride was attired in a cocoa brown wool suit, with matching ac cessories, and her flowers were a cor sage of yellow orchids. Mrs. Shortino w’ore a green suit, with white accessories, and a corsage of gardenias. After the ceremony an informal re ception was held at the home of the bridegroom’s parents, and later a dinner for the immediate families was served at the home of the bride’s parents. Mr. and Mrs. Swisher left for a short wedding trip ai upon their return will be at home at Lima. Both the bride and bridegroom are Service 4000 White Leghorn Pullets AAA Special Gasson Mating started 2 weeks. Parent flocks headed with Cockerels direct from Gasson Poultry Farm, Versailles, Ohio, and producing 50 to 75 now. They are the kind that pay come in and look them over. JORG HATCHERY Phone 182 W Bluff ton, Ohio Efficiency Integrity Progress Ambulance Service Phone* 222-W 239 S. Main St. employed at the Lima Locomotive Works. Mrs. Swisher is a graduate of Bluffton high school, and Mr. Swisher was graduated from Findlay high school. Where Our Soldier Boys Are Pvt. Francis J. Luginbuhl 25018763 C. G., A. G. F. R. D. No. 2 Ft. Ord, California Pvt. Carroll Tschiegg 35552788 Co. A, 94th C. M. I. Bn. (Mtz.) Camp Rucker, Alabama Pvt. Richard Oberly 35297486 Sqd. 6, Class 44-22, L. V. A. A. F. Las Vegas, Nevada Lt. Gerald Trippiehorn 0-710788 433 Base Unit, M. A. A. B., Marysville, California Pfc. Clair E. Montgomery 35553564 Co. A, (Prov.) Vint Hill Farms Station Warrenton, Virginia Pfc. Harold Kindle 35867699 807 A. A. S. Base Unit, Section Bergstron Field, Austin, Texas OPEX FOR BUSINESS Make Your Appointment Today Caff 239-W FEE’S BEAUTY BOX N. Main and Vine Sts., Bluffton OWNER Veldean Moser Caris Warmer weather proves the difference Pasteurized milk—free from harmful bacteria—will remain sweet longer. Especially in warmer weather there is a definite advantage in using pasteurized milk. That’s Why it Pays to Insist on Hy-Grade Dairy Milk THE ONLY PASTEURIZED MILK SOLD IN BLUFFTON For safety’s sake start using Hy-Grade Milk today HY-GRADE DAIRY within keeping of present day conditions. Basinger Funeral Home G. W. Combs Licensed Funeral Birector in barge during absence of Stanley K. Basinger, who is serving our country in its Armed Forces. Call Phone 398-W for delivery at your door THE BLUFFTON NEWS B. F. BIERY, Business Mgr. C. A. BIERY, Editor Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio, by th^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. Miss Joan Vore of near Lima was a week end guest of Janet Andrews. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Haas of Col. Grove, former Bluffton residents visited here Saturday. and O. Septic tanks, vaults cleaned. Address P. Bluffton, O. cisterns Box 1, 4 North Lawn Mrs. George Read of avenue attended funeral services of a relative at Dayton, Sunday. Miss Mary Sypos, instructor in religious education in the schools here spent the week end in Cleveland. Cpl. and Mrs. Edward Schumacher of Abilene, Texas are visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Schu macher and Mrs. Adella Oyer. Mr. and Mrs. Cleon Henry and family of Covington spent the week end with Mrs. Anna Gromann and Margaret and Morris Groman of South Jackson street. Mrs. Karl Gable and daughter Janise returned Friday after spend ing the past six weeks at Petersburg, Va., with the former's husband who is stationed at Camp Lee. John Luginbuhl in naval service stationed on leave and Mrs. Bluffton. at San Francisco is home visiting his parents, Mr. J. I. Luginbuhl south of Mrs. Ella Long of North Main street is a hospital. patient in Bluffton Overholt of Medina week at the home of Mrs. S. M. spent the past Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Geiger of South Lawn avenue. Mrs. Anna Gromann wishes to thank her relatives and friends for the beautiful flowers and cards sent during her recent illness. Local office for Acousticon hearing aid also batteries for all makes. Mrs. Walter Gratz, 110 South Lawn Ave. Phone 467-W. tf Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Mann of Cleveland visited at the home of his mother, Mrs. Edith Mann the latter part of last week. Mrs. Ella McHenry street has returned the past weeks Stewart Brower tinental. of North Main after spending Mr. and Mrs. with and family in Con- Walter Dodge and Mr. and Mrs. family of Ft. Wayne, John Amstutz and Mrs. Ruth Anderson and family visited Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Amstutz and family. Lt. (j. g.) Glen Slusser of the naval training station at Princeton university, Princeton, N. J., is spending several days leave visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Slusser residing on Bentley road. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Andrews enter tained Sunday afternoon and evening Mrs. J. Everett, Treva, Marilyn and Wanda Everett and Mr. and Mrs. Loren Althaus and family of La fayette. Rev. and Mrs. W. H. Lahr of Harmon road have returned from Buffalo where they spent the past four months visiting at the their daughter, Mrs. J. P. and family. trip re the On your next shopping member to get Powderene, wonder rug cleaner and Mirra Moth Proof, positive protection against moths. Both at Basinger’s Furniture store. tf Mrs. J. C. Deppler, daughter Elaine and son Weldon of Bentley road and Mrs. Ed Lightner and son Paul of Pandora visited at the home of Edgar Neuenschwander and fam ily in Saginaw, Mich., last week. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Armbrecht and family of Rawson, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Nique and family of Find lay, Mrs. Robert Deerhake and son Donnie and Mrs. Bertha Matter and Rolland Matter visited Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Stevens and family of Ada. Pvt. and Mrs. George Luffman and daughter Nancy of Camp Shelby, Miss., are here on furlough visiting his sister, Mrs. Duluth Strunk and other relatives. Pvt. Duff man will return next Tuesday to Camp Shel by and Mrs. Duffman and daughter will remain here for an indefinite stay. ambulance removals: Mrs. Grant from near Ada to hospital Mrs. Elva Dilts Diller Harold Bluffton and infant son from Bluffton hospital to their home near New Stark Clay ton Bixel from Bluffton hospital to his home on Grove street Von Strahm from his home south of Rawson to Bluffton hospital. Those from out of town attending the funeral sendees for Wilbur Steiner, Friday afternoon were: Mr. and Mrs. Sam Althaus, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Vieulle and family, Mr. and Mrs. David McMurray, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Struble, Mrs. Winona Alt haus, Mrs. Norman "Sayer, Mr. and Mrs. Hen Althaus, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Nelson, Mrs. Harold Koch all of Toledo Dan Althaus and Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Althaus of Findlay Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Althaus and James Althaus of Lewisburg Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Bucyrus, Mann of Ed Paul of Liberty, Ind. Mrs. Kenneth Gallant of Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Cleveland. THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, 1HTO See me for custom plowing. Lester Niswander, 223 N. Lawn Ave. Mrs. Eva Kohli and son Harold spent the week end in Oak Harbor visiting Mrs. Ralph Kohli and family. Observe Silver Wedding Occasion Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Geiger ob served their Silver wedding anni versary at their home northwest of Bluffton last Thursday night. The house was attractively decorated in a silver motif for the occasion. The couple were married on Easter Sunday, April 20, 1919 at the home of the bride, with the late Rev. W. S. Gottshall performing the cere mony. A number of relatives and friends were present on the occasion of the Silver wedding anniversary, Thurs day night. In attendance were: Mrs. Eli Geiger, Mr. and Mrs. Willis Amstutz and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Otis Burkholder and fam ily, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Logan all of Col. Grove Mr. and Mrs. Clar ence Amstutz and Betty Jo Motter of Pandora Mr. and Mrs. Ephraim Amstutz, Rev. and Mrs. A. C. Schultz, Misses Lillian, Mabel and Vera Amstutz, Mr. and Mrs. Geiger and children Kenneth, Wilma, Myron and Weldon. Rationing Calendar So that you may keep in mind the numerous important war-time ra tioning dates, the Bluffton News is publishing this weekly reminder: MEATS, BI TTER. CHEESE, FATS, CANNED FISH AND CANNED MILK—Book 4 red stamps A-8. thru Q-8 good for 10 points each under token ration ing indefinitely. PROCESSED FOODS—Book 4 Blue stamps A-8, thru K-8 good for 10 points each under token rationing indefinitely. in A gaso- GASOLINE—Stamp 11 book good for 3 gallons of line thru June 21. 31 in of 40 SUGAR—Stamp 30 and Book 4 good for 5 pounds sugar indefinitely. Stamp good for 5 pounds under can ning allotments until 1945. Feb. 28, ac- must for addi- Spare stamp 37 company applications tional canning sugar asked from rationing boards. SHOES—-Stamp No. 18 in Ra tion Book 1 good for one pair of shoes until April 30. Stamp No. 1 on “Airplane” sheet in Ration Book 3 good for one pair. Air plane stamp 2 will be good for one pair of shoes beginning May 1. Bluff on Woman's Mother Succumbs Mrs. Metta Dean, matron of Ropp hall was called to Berne, Ind., the first of the week because of the death of her mother, Mrs. Rachel Lehman, 80, pioneer resident of that place. Her death occurred Sunday morn ing following a week’s illness. Fun eral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Mennonite church in Berne followed by interment at that place. home of Kochner East Orange next month. and Pfc. Fred Cook and wife daughter Linda of Cheyenne, Wyo., were over night guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Agin and son Evan on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Nonnamaker and sons Harold, Dean and Ralph were Sunday dinner guests in the Ira Slusser home near Bluffton. Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell and son Byron Leo called on Mrs. Rob Potts and Mrs. E. Dilts at the Bluff ton Hospital, Saturday and called on Mr. and Mrs. Robert namaker and daughters. also Non- and Pfc. and Mrs. Fred Cook daughter, and Ilo Agin called on Mr. and Mrs. Soloman Marquart in New Stark, Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stager at tended a birthday dinner at Dola, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kimmel, Mrs. Ilo Agin and son Evan spent Sunday evening in the B. J. Boutwell home. Pfc. Fred Cook and wife and daughter Linda, Agin and son guests Tuesday Clarence Sam sei Mr. and Mrs. C, E. Evan were supper of Mr. and Mrs. of Lima. neighbors and About fifty-five friends gathered at the Orange Twp. Community house Saturday night and gave Mr. and Mrs. John Caris a farewell party. Mr. and Mrs. Caris are moving to their new home in Findlay totaling $225 have been winners in the annual state institute poster contest. Prizes awarded farmers’ Supervisor J. 1*. Schmidt announces the awards go to Phyllis Thumn, Fredericktown, 1st Bemadean Apple, Bradford, 2nd Marjorie Vaughn, Carey, 3rd, in high school class Gladys Persinger, Fairmont Child ren’s Home, 1st Betty Lou Smith, Ashley, 2nd and Vera Vandine, 3rd, upper grades and Edgar Rohrer, Waterford 1st Delbert Rhome, Moultrie, 2nd and Norma Jane Knauber, Leonardsburg, 3rd, lower grades. Lower placings were award ed in all three classes. and Societies Alpha Gamma The Alpha Gamma club will meet at the home of Miss Carolyn Romey, Friday’ night with Miss Rita Hankish assistant hostess. Food and health is the topic of the meeting with the following Processed You are Steiner. program arranged: New Foods, Cathryn Van Meter What You Eat, Mabel Club Poinsettia The Poinsettia club will meet this Wednesday night at the home of Mrs. Herbert Marshall. 'Sulfa com pounds is the meeting topic. The pro gram follows: Sulfa Debits and Credits, Mrs. Grace Longsdorf New Hope for Victims of Rheumatic Fever—Sulfa Grows Up, Mrs. Gail Patterson. Orange Twp. Farm Women The Orange Township Farm Woman’s club will meet at the home of Mrs. Ethel Shilling, Thursday afternoon, May 4. The following program has been arranged: Devo tionals, Bertha Williamson Roll cal! Bible verse Household Hints, Iona Marshall Poem—The Mother Job, Mary Trippiehorn Poem The Mother, Myrle Warren Poem Mother’s Prayer, Edna Crawford Michigan's Tulip Festival, Mildred Montgomery Poem—Paper Hanging. Gertrude Kimmel Short story—Jim’s Room, Eulalia Warren. Farm Bureau Councils Farm Bureau Council No. 1 will meet at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Milo Lora next Tuesday night at 8 o’clock. Farm Bureau Council No. 2 will meet at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Green next Tuesday night at 8 o’clock. Gertrude Hoy Missionary The Gertrude Hoy Missionary Circle will meet Monday, May 1 at 8 o’clock in the church basement for their annual Mother’s Meeting. Host esses are: Mrs. Bernice Risser Miss Mary Sypos, Miss Lavada Balmer, Mrs. Betty Niswander, Mrs. Azelda Hauenstein and Mrs. Esther Matter. Entertains Class Mrs. P. L. Geiger entertained the Living Links class of the Ebenezer Mennonite Sunday school, Thursday afternoon. The date also marked the twenty-fifth wedding anniversary of the hostess. Guests were: Mrs. A. C. Schultz, Mrs. Amos Hofstetter, Mrs. Stella Garmatter, Mrs. Dennis Diller, Mrs. Neuenschwander, Mrs. Archie Diller, Mrs. Harley Marquart, Mrs. Stanley Bixel and daughter Geneva, Mrs. Melvin Hilty and Mrs. Ben Amstutz. Tschiegg, Mrs. Waldo Mrs. Willard Basinger, Burkholder, Mrs. Calvin Mrs. Otis Burkholder, Diller, Mrs. Hiram Eastern Star Bluffton Eastern Star chapter will observe Church day by attending in a body services at St. John’s Reformed church, Sunday morning at 10:45 o’clock. Rev. V. C. Opperman pastor of the church will deliver the sermon. Members of the order will meet at the church. Royal Neighbors The Royal Neighbors lodge will meet in their hall, Friday night at 7:30 o’clock for a potluck supper. Every member is urged to attend. Jitsu Tau Club The Jitsu Tau club will meet Tuesday night at the home Elverda Smith. of Church of Christ Ladies Aid The Ladies Aid society Church of Christ met at the Mrs. Ella McHenry, Monday night. Benefit Card Party The Altar Society of St. Mary’s Catholic church will sponsor a card party in the American Legion hall next Tuesday night. Refreshments will be served and the public is invit ed. In charge of arrangements is the following committee: Mrs. Harry Turner, chairman Mrs. Ed Regan, Mrs. Paul Hefner and Mrs. Schumach er. Rubbish Collection Monthly rubbish collection will be made on Thursday, April 27. All patrons of the service should have rubbish in containers, early in the morning and placed where it is easily accessible for the truck. 1 W. A. Howe, Mayor I wish to express my appreciation to all the friends for the calls, cards and flowers received during my re cent illness. What Happened April 17, 1919 Bluffton’s boys of the 37th sion—Ohio’s Own—arrived hbme day night. They members of the old the O. N. G. This contingent of boys saw service with the 37th division in the Ar gonne, in Belgium, and at St. Mihiel. They were entrenched on the river Escalt on Armistice day, having driv en the Germans across the stream a few hours before the end of the war. Later they mached into Brussels with King Albert. Boosting for the Victory Loan, a Whippet tank, one of the kind that struck terror into the hearts of the Germans in Flanders will arrive here at noon Friday. A demonstration of the tank will lx? made on the grounds west of the L. E. & W. railroad tracks between the plants of the Bluffton Milling Co and the Bluffton Stone Co. Thes tank will be put thru many man euvers on the rough and uneven ground. A big meeting will be held in Pres byterian Church park to honor the re turned soldiers and sailors. Miss Falk. Eugene Lippencott, Walter Jackson, G. A. Lehman and the Lima Jazz band will appear on the program. small Cory phone 536. Lost—Pair 9-inch lineman’s in north part of Bluffton, return to News office. Bluffton In First World War Here Twenty-five Years m- were formerly Co. G. of Ada of Bluffton boys in the division who are home are Charles Hitly, Floyd Woods, Marion Watkins, and Dent Lugibill. Lieut. Cliff Wetherill is stationed WANT-ADS jig Ralph Ave. sale—Good eating potatoes. For Steiner Sisters, Bluffton phone. For sale—Table power saw with saw and sander combination. Reichenbach, 273 N. Lawn sale—Good tire 4.75 by 19. trade on 21" tire. Stanley Bluffton phone. sale—Irish Cobbler potatoes For Would Bixel, For $3 per hundred. •wander, 4 miles west of Bluffton. Hiram Neuensch- For rent—Large garden lot. Mrs. Eva Kohli, W. Elm St. For sale—Roll-a-way cot, like new round oak table with hot pads and matching oak buffet. Inquire 136 Thurman St., or call Bluffton phone 378-T. ....... Lost—Two War Ration Books No. 3, issued to Fred Bronson and Imo4 jene Bronson. Finder return td News office. 2 Wanted—To rent an apartment^// nail house in Bluffton. Call Mt. sale—1937 Ford V-8 2-door, tires. Ellis Guthrie, Lincoln For good hall. For tractor also 9 sheep with lambs and (2 tires and tubes 5.00 by 19. Rich ard Leiber, Beaverdam. sale—Buck rake to fit on Ford For sale McCormick-Deering electric cream separator. Arlo Doty, mile east of Mt. Cory. For sale—1936 Chevrolet coupe with radio and heater. Inquire Bixel Motor Sales, Bluffton. Lost—Ration Book No. 4 in A & store, Saturday. Finder return to Mrs. Med Murray. For sale—Alsike seed. Burkholder, mile east and south of Beaverdam. See Rell Potee for lawn sharpening. Rell Potee, S. Street, Bluffton. next Mrs. the of home of W anted—Someone on shares. Mrs. N. phone 130-W. APPRECIATED ■woman, full Mary Alice Geiger. CARD OF THANKS We wish to express our thanks for all the kindnesses shown us during the illness and death of Wilbur Steiner. Mrs? Wilbur Steiner and Ralf Mrs. Moses Steiner and Family Our Want-ads bring results. Martin 1 mile mower Mound dinette For sale—Small walnut table. Ben Johnson, 436 South Main St. Wanted—Man’s large suitcase. Call Bluffton phone 322-W. Wanted—To buy electric hot plate. Mrs. Paul Clark, phone 462-R. For sale—Player piano and rolls. Terms to reliable party. Write Verne Netzow, Route 5, Box 310, Waukssha, Wis., as to when piano can be seen in Bluffton. to make garden W. Cunningham, water softener, Edgar Conaway at Main St. puppies. For sale—Duro good condition. Sohio service station, N. For sale—Fox terrier Clanbel Owens, Bluffton phone 54'1 R. For sale—Briggs & Stratton motor. Albert Oyer, 217 North Lawn AVe. Wanted—Governess at Allen coun ty children’s home. Board, room and washing furnished. Phone Lima 91631 or write P. O. Box 809, Lima, Ohio. Wanted—Clean cotton rags, will pay 6c per pound. Bluffton office. News tf wool, phone paid for Bluffton Ceiling prices Russell Amstutz, 441-W. or in or to Wanted-Man or part time for Rawleigh Route Van Wert county. No experience capital necessary. Sales easy make and profit large. Start im mediately. Write Rawlcigh’s, Dent. OHD-51-190A, Freeport, Ilk, or sap Sylvanus Welty, W. Elm St., Rt. 2, Bluffton, Ohio. Fir sale—Healthy started chicks two weeks old at reduced prices. Jorg Hatchery, Cherry St., plufftoh^ Bluffton phone. tf Avon Products has open territory for representatives in Beaverdam, Pandora, Mt. Cory and Jenera. Write Mrs. Loto Yoder, 107 Wayne Ave., Defiance, Ohio. ... .. PAGE FIVE Ago This Week with the army medical service in New York city. Clifford Hall, well known Bluffton boy, has returned from overseas where he served with the 37th division. Harvey Beidler who was discharged from Camp Sherman has begun work as engineer at the municipal light and water plant.. All returned soldiers of Bluffton and vicinity are requested to be in uniform and meet at the Community Hall to form an escort for the tank that will arrive Friday. Other per sons with cars and citizens without automobiles will meet at the south end of Main street to act as an escort for the tank when it reaches the city lim its. Quite a few from the community went to Ada, Sunday afternoon to see the boys get off the train and welcome 42 of our boys home again from the service. Birthday Party Miss Carolyn Marie Shafer was happily surprised Friday afternoon when a group of schoolmates came to help her celebrate her eighth birthday anniversary. Lovely gifts were received and the afternoon was spent in games and contests, scores going to Lois Elliott Roberta Basinger. Sheila Burkholder. high and Mrs. Dep- Refreshments were served by Shafer assisted by Mrs. Mary pier. Guests were: Roberta Basinger, Lois Elliott, Esther Mackerson, Joan Moore, Anne Thomas, Shirley Hart man, BLUFFTON MARKETS Wednesday Morning Grain (bushel prices) Wheat $1.66 corn $1.10 oats 75c soys 8L80. National authorities say less than 2 per cent of the U. S. supply of farm machinery has been shipped abroad under lend-lease agreements and that part of this machinery pro duced food for U. S. servicemen. Housecleaning Needs CHAMOIS SKINS SPONGES MOTH SPRAY LARVEX FLOOR WAX Sidney’s Drug Shop The Time Comes for re-roofing old roof was a good one day—but it served its The In its time. your insurance good And please when you took it out years ago -—may need some looking after, too.-’ We can’t help you with your worn out roof—but we will help check up on your insurance— without obligation. W. F. IUTZI Fire Auto Bonds theatre CT AD 1 AH Bluffton THURS.-FRL-SAT. “HANGMEN ALSO DIE” Walter Brennan Anna Lee SUN. MON “HEAVEN CAN WAIF' in color Gene Tierney Don Amec he TUES.-WED. “VALLEY OF THE SUN” Lucile Ball Dean Jagger COMING SOON “SONG OF BERNADETTE"