THURSDAY, MAY 18, 1944
that enhance your
Complete Beauty Service by
Make Your Appoint
Vel’s Beauty Box
Veldean Moser Caris
N. Main and Vine Streets
for the inevitable HIGH EGG PRICES
next fall and winter with Gasson AAA
White Leghorn pullets started two
weeks. We have them.
Also Barred and White Rocks and
New Hampshire Reds.
Chicks on hand thruout June.
Phone 182 W Bluffton, Ohio
Efficiency Integrity Progress
Phone 222-W 239 S. Main St.
Look for the name
That’s your assurance that you are getting pasteurized
Remember Every bottle of Hy-Grade Milk is
pasteurized and that is especially important in warm
For safety’s sake insist on Hy-Grade Milk the only
pasteurized milk sold in Bluffton.
Phone 398-W for delivery at your door
Flatlux and Enamel
used exclusively on the stage of
SEE the walls done in “TRIMZ” the
ready pasted wallpaper that adheres
even to bare muslin.
of present day conditions.
Basinger Funeral Home
G. W. Comb* Licen»ed Funeral Director in Ch«re
during absence of Stanley E. Basinger, who to
serving our country in it* Armed Force*.
on the bottle
THE BLUFFTON NEWS
B. F. BIERY, Business Mgr.
C. A. BIERY, Editor
Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio,
by th^Bluffton News Publishing and
Subscription rates: Year, $2.00
six months, $1.25 anywhere inU. S.
Entered aa second class matter at
the poatoffice at Bluffton, Ohio,
under the Act of March 3, 1879.
See us for sanding floors. Mrs.
Ray Clark at Bluffton Roller Rink.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ludwig and
daughter Nancy of Lima visited
relatives in Bluffton, Sunday.
Rev. A. C. Schultz and daughter
Carla of Grove street are spending
several days in Chicago.
Ray Thut of Springfield spent the
week end at the home of his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Amos Thut of South
Miss Mary Jane Worthington in
nurses training at Toledo hospital
spent Sunday with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Wm. Amstutz.
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Kinsey and
daughter Kay of Cuyahoga Falls,
spent the week end at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Steiner.
Millard Fretz of Akron spent the
week end with Mrs. Gertrude Gage
of West College avenue and attend
ed college commencement events.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schaaf and
daughters of Bridgewater, Mich.,
spent Mother’s day with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Schnegg of East
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Eversole en
tertained at dinner, Sunday: Mrs.
Noah Augsburger, Mrs. Verna
Crouse, Mrs. Charles Bartholomew
and daughter of Lansdale, Pa.
Mr. and Mrs. Jess Houston and
children of Beckley, W. Va., spent
the week end with their sister-in-law,
Mrs. F. E. Houston at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Stratton.
Miss Ida Mosiman of West Middle
town was here over the week end to
attend Bluffton college commence
ment at which her niece, Mrs. Holly
Burkhalter was graduated, Monday
Mrs. D. R. Trippiehorn is visiting
at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Kenneth Newland and family in
Columbia, Mo., while Mr. Triplehorn
is on a business trip to Mississippi.
PLAY safe. Don’t make harsh lax
atives a habit. Try new Post’s
Raisin Bran to add gentle bulk to
daily meals help you keep reg
ular. It’s new—it’s delicious!
Richard Klay who has finished his
course at the naval training school
in Dearborn, Mich., spent Sunday
i with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
Klay. He left Monday for his new
location in San Diego.
Mr. and Mrs. ffalph Locher and
little daughter Virginia Lynn of
Cleveland spent the week end visit
ing Mrs. Locher’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. T. Worthington of South
Main street and attended Bluffton
college commencement events.
Miss Genevieve Fett of Bowling
Green State university accompanied
by a college classmate, Miss Marilyn
Smith of Sioux Falls, South Dakota,
spent the week end with the form
er’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. B.
Fett of Campus Drive.
Visitors at the home of Mrs. Mary
Sniucker of South Lawn avenue over
the week end were her sons Carl of
Wadsworth Bertrand of Chicago
and Mr. and Mrs. Orden Smucker
and son of Columbus.
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hilty and
son Jerry entertained at dinner, Sun
day the following: Mr. and Mrs.
Jess Houston and children of Beck
ley, W. Va., Mr. and Mrs. H. E.
Augsburger and sons, Mrs. C. F.
Stratton and Mrs. F. E. Houston.
Diller ambulance removals Mrs.
Clyde Coburn and infant daughter
from Lima Memorial hospital to
Beaverdam Samuel Diller from his
home north of Elida to Lima Me
morial hospital William Derr from
Beaverdam to Bluffton hospital.
Ralph West of Chicago, formerly
of Bluffton visited Wednesday at
the home of his uncle and aunt, Mr.
and Mrs. Cliff West of South Lawn
avenue. He came to see his father,
Fletch West, former Bluffton resi
dent, now a patient in Lima Memor
Sunday evening supper guests at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. J.
Lugibihl of North Spring street
were: Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Mont
gomery and sons of Ft. Recovery
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Younkman and
daughters of Clyde Mrs. Daisy Pifer
of Rawson and Mrs. Wayne Lugi
bihl and daughter and Miss Lois
Mrs. Oscar Lora and daughter
Eloise of South Main street will
leave Thursday morning for Clarks
burg, W. Va., to be guests of Mr.
and Mrs. O. L. Allman and family
and attend graduation exercises of
Betty Jean, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Allman, who is a senior in
Washington Irving high school of
Rev. Ward Boyd of Fargo, North
Dakota visited the first of the week
at the home of Rev. and Mrs. E. N.
Bigelow and family. Rev. Boyd,
father of Mrs. Bigelow officiated at
the baptism of his four months old
grandson Bruce Bigelow at the home
of Rev. and Mrs. Bigelow on South
Jackson street Tuesday afternoon.
Members of the Bluffton and Rock
port Presbyterian congregations were
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
Frank Neuenschwander of Pandora
is doing interior decorating at Bluff
Mrs. E. C. Ludwig visited Sunday
at the home of her son, Glen Carni
com and family in Indianapolis.
Mr. and Mis. P. A. Wiebe and
daughter of Willard spent Sunday
at the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Cal Stettler.
Mr. and Mrs. Edson Morrison of
Detroit and Laverne Morrison of
Findlay visited relatives here, Sun
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Amstutz and
daughter Sharon Kay visited Sunday
with Mr. and Mre. Don Salisbury and
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Amstutz.
Mrs. Dolores Clark and Mrs. Lola
Myers spent the week end at Ft
Knox with their husbands, Ray Clark
and Clyde Myers who are stationed
Rev. and Mrs. G. D. Bright of
Shadyside, Ohio, spent several days
last week at the home of her parents
Mr. and Mrs. Gid Luginbuhl and
family of West Elm street.
Mrs. Charles Bartholomew and
daughter Lynn Kay of Lansdale, Pa.,
are visiting at the home of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Eversole
Mr. and Mrs. Merle Hull and Mrs.
Eileen Huttenlocher of Toledo spent
the week end here with their parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Todd and fam
ily of Franklin street.
S/Sgt. Marvin Hilty of Deridder,
La., and Miss Edna Howard of
California are spending two weeks at
the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Philip Hilty south of town on
the Dixie highway.
Misses Lois Witmer, Marguerite
Sumney and Miriam Klopfenstein and
Leonard Sumney all of Grabill, Ind.,
spent Sunday with Rev. and Mrs.
Stanley Rupp. Pfc. Chas. Rupp of
Long Island, N. Y., and C. I, Rupp
of Archbold visited in the evening.
Mrs. Gertrude Gage of West Col
lege avenue left Tuesday for La
Grange, Ind., to visit her daughter
Mrs. McKinley Woodworth and
family and attend high school grad
uation exercises of her grandson
On your next shopping trip re
member to get Powderene, the
wonder rug cleaner and Mirra Moth
Proof, positive protection against
moths. Both at Basinger’s
Furniture store. tf
WRITE this down. Ask your grocer
for Post’s Raisin Bran ... a magic
combination of crisp-toasted wheat
and bran flakes plus California seed
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cox and children
Julia and Jon of Ashtabula spent
Saturday with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Calvin Stettler and attended the
1 College May day exercises. They
left Sunday for Weston to visit his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Cox.
Capt. and Mrs. Dale Zeisloft and
daughter of Camp Hood, Texas,
spent the week end with Mr. and
Mrs. Eugene Benroth and daughter
Beverly of North Lawn avenue.
Mrs. Zeisloft and Mrs. Benroth are
Mrs. A. D. Gratz spent the week
end with her daughter, Mrs. E. E.
Firestone in Ft. Wayne. Mrs. Fire
stone who is a government inspector
for the Western Electric company was
recently transferred to that city from
Misses Freda Ehrsman and Della
Krebill and Pvt. Robt. Zeigler who
attended Bluffton college commence
ment festivities were entertained,
Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Ralph Stearns and family of Spring
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Nique and
family of Findlay entertained, Sun
day: Mr. and Mrs. Francis Stevens
and family of Ada Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Armbrecht and family of Pan
dora Mrs. Bertha Matter and Rolland
Matter, Mrs. Robert Deerhake and son
Don of Bluffton.
Mrs. Cal Steiner and daughter
Marcille have returned from Warren
where they attended the wedding of
Glen Steiner, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Harvey Steiner, former Bluffton
residents, to Miss Lula Sandrock of
Lickingville, Pa., last Tuesday night.
Mrs. Steiner and daughter went to
Warren from Cleveland where they
witnessed a performance of Carmen
by the Metropolitan Opera company.
Mrs. Lydia Badertscher entertained
the following at a family gathering
at her home, Sunday: Mr. and Ws.
Albert Badertscher, Mrs. James
Mitchell and son of Findlay Mr. and
Mrs. Elmer Badertscher and family
of Pandora, Mr. and Mrs. Herman
Badertscher and family of Arling
ton Mr. and Mrs. Albert Balmer
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lee
Coon and son Bobby, Mr. and Mrs.
C. A. Stauffer, Mr. and Mrs. E. C.
Stauffer, Mr. and Mrs. Maynard
Geiger and daughter Nancy of Bluff
ton Mrs. Ralph Diller of Lima Mr.
and Mrs. John Everett and family
Mrs. Joy Huber and daughter
Sondra living south of Bluffton have
left for Newark, N. J., to join their
husband and father who is employed
there by a large aircraft company.
They were accompanied by Mr. Hu
ber’s mother, Mrs. Cora Huber. The
family will reside in Lodi, a Newark
Pfc. Jason Trippiehorn of Phila
delphia visited the past week at the
home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
D. R. Trippiehorn of South Main
Everett Hiestand in naval training
at Great Lakes, Ill., visited his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. N. M. Hiestand
of Orange township last week.
Mrs. Josephine Carnahan is spend
ing several weeks with friends in
Toledo and Monroe, Mich.
Miss Wilma Nash of Toledo spent
the week end with College friends
here and attended graduation festivi
Miss Ruth Badertscher of Wright
field, Dayton, visited her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Milton Badertscher over the
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Detwiler of
Souderton, Pa., visited during the past
week at the home of their son, Paul
Detwiler and family and attended
Bluffton college commencement Mon
day where their daughter Miss Ger
trude Detwiler was a member of the
Mr. and Mre. H. P. Huber attended
funeral services for J. A. Wjright at
Spencerville last Wednesday. Wright
a master farmer was widely known
thru this section. He and the Hubers
made a tour of Europe six years ago
with a party of Grangers.
Engagement of Miss Helen Habeg
ger of Busby, Montana, who was
graduated from Bluffton college,
Monday to Herbert Fretz of Lans
dale, Pa., who was graduated from
Bluffton college last year, was an
nounced during commencement week.
No definite date has been set for
Honor Recent Bride
Mrs. Thomas Conaway, the former
Wyavone Wilcox, was honored Tues
day evening at 130 South Jackson
street with a miscellaneous bridal
shower given by Miss Grace Norway
assisted by Miss Harriet Burkholder.
Games, contests and bingo were
enjoyed by the group and the gifts
were found hidden thruout the house
by the honor guest with directions
given in little verses.
A color scheme of yellow and
purple prevailed and refreshments
were served at the close of the even
Attending were: Misses Verna
Keifer and Glenna Kohler, Mesdames
Robert Cooney, Jr. Richard Cook
son, Robert Deerhake, Edgar Cona
way and honored guest and hostesses.
Regrets and gifts were sent by
Misses Marjorie Buckland, Bette
Murray, Dorothy Jenkins, Lois Ba
singer, Bette Holtkamp, Doris
Leichty and Louise Bovee.
Rural Life Sunday will be observed
by Richland Grange next Sunday
beginning with a basket dinner at the
grange hall at noon. Everyone is
asked to bring their own table
An afternoon program will be held
at 1:45 o’clock with Rev. V. C.
Oppermann of the St. John’s-Em
manuel’s Reformed churches and
Rev. Bernard Baughn of Beaverdam
Methodist church as speakers. Special
music will be arranged and the public
The American Legion Auxiliary
will meet in the Legion hall next
The Amico club will meet at the
home of Mrs. Vernal Corson on
Thursday night. Mrs. Esther Kirk
land will have charge of the pro
Presbyterian Social Club
The Presbyterian Social club will
meet at the home of Mrs. Sidney
Hauenstein, Thursday night at 8
o’clock. Assistant hostesses will be
Miss Leia Frick, Mrs. O. E. Dud
geon and Mrs. N. W. Cunningham.
To Wed Saturday
Wedding of Miss Bette Lape,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. S.
Lape of Grove street and Carlton
Wilson, son of Mrs. Magdalena Wil
son of Dayton will take place in
the Presbyterian church at Helena,
Arkansas, Saturday night at 8:30
Miss Lape accompanied by her
mother, left for Helena, Monday. Mr.
Lape will leave Thursday for that
place. The couple will reside in
Helena where Mr. Wilson, a return
ed overseas airman, is continuing his
training as an airforce pilot.
The Garden club will meet at the
College Rock Garden, Friday even
ing at 5:30, weather permitting. Each
member is asked to bring a pot luck
supper and garden tools to work in
conditioning the garden following the
Miss Marcille Steiner entertained
Sunday afternoon at five o’clock in
honor of Miss Lora Schultz, a coming
bride. A lovely gift was presented
to the honor guest.
Supper was served to the following
guests: Misses Grace Geissinger,
Gertrude Detwiler, Frances Becken
bach, Viola Amstutz, Wanda Suter,
Helen Habegger, Eula Locher, Lois
Summer all of Bluffton college Miss
es Bette Lape, Bettye Lewis, Mes
dames Wilma Mumma, Marie Thies
sen of Bluffton Thelma Gratz,
Ypsilanti, Mich. Holly Burkhalter,
Greystone Park, N. J. Verna
Sprunger and Miss Margery Baum
gartner of Berne, Ind. Mrs. J. S.
Schultz, Mrs. Cal Steiner, Miss Mar
cille Steiner and the honor guest,
Regrets were received from Misses
Lucia Grieser, Trella Bosserman,
Sara Moyer, Adelaide McGinnis,
Ruth Neuenschwander and Lucille
Steiner and Mrs. Margaret Weaver.
Bluffton Eastern Star chapter will
honor departed members in a memor
ial service at its meeting Friday
night at the Masonic Temple at 8
Where Our Soldiers
Pfc. Harold Kindle 35867699
3713 AAF Base Unit Class C-44
Contract Army School
Long Beach, Calif.
Pvt. Marion Marquart 35836655
Pit. 3, Co. D, 61st Med. Tng. Bn.,
Camp Barkeley, Texas
Pvt. LeRoy Lugibihl
M. C. A. D.—A. T. S. 131
Miramar, San Diego 45, Calif.
Pfc. Wilhelm A. Amstutz, Jr.
Co. B, M. T. D.—N. T. S.
Grove City College,
Grove City, Pennsylvania
So that you may keep in mind the
numerous important war-time ra
tioning dates, the Bluffton News is
publishing this weekly reminder:
MEATS, BUTTER. CHEESE,
FATS, CANNED FISH AND
CANNED MILK—Book 4 red
stamps A-8, thru T-8 good for
10 points each under token ration
PROCESSED FOODS—Book 4
Blue stamps A-8, thru Q-8
good for 10 points each under
token rationing indefinitely.
GASOLINE—Stamp 11 in A
book good for 3 gallons of gaso
line thru June 21.
SUGAR—Stamp 30 and 31 in
Book 4 good for 5 pounds of
sugar indefinitely. Stamp 40
good for 5 pounds under can
ning allotments until Feb. 28,
Spare stamp 37 must ac
company applications for addi
tional canning sugar asked from
SHOES—Airplane stamp 1 and
2 good indefinitely.
See me for custom plowing. Lester
Niswander, 223 N. Lawn avenue.
For sale—Bedsprings, antique
chest of drawers, large overstuffed
rocking chair and drop leaf table.
Mrs. Ralph Patterson, 108 Riley St.
Wanted—Richland or Manchu soy
beans for seed. Raymond Roseboom,
Bluffton phone 592-W.
For sale—Six month old collie male
pup. Raymond Roseboom, Bluffton
For sale—Bigelow Axminster rug.
11-3 by 12, in excellent condition.
Mrs. A. D. Gratz, 129 S. Lawn aven
Wanted—To buy or rent folding cot
for use by sick person taking sun
baths. Call Bluffton phone 550-W.
For sale—30 feet quarter-inch
round rod suitable for fence brace
rod. Clarence Young, Bluffton phue
Wanted—Someone to take over vic
tory garden, plowed and ready to
plant with seed furnished. Mrs.
Minnie Murray, N. Jackson street.
For sale—Spike tooth harrow, sin
gle disc harrow and single row rid
ing cultivator. Cheap. E. P. Stein
er, Bluffton phone.
For sale—Good young Guernsey
cow fresh soon. Francis ’Williams,
1 mile west and mile north of
Wanted—To buy good used garden
plow also good Briggs & Stratton
motor. Lester Young, Rt. 1, Bluffton.
Chenille throw rugs, rainbow
colors, $1.69 up babyguard high
chairs $9.95 metal garbage cans
$1.49 up. Gamble Store Dealer.
For sale—Baby stroller. Inquire
301 S. Main St.
For sale—Marigold wallpaper
cleaner. Kempf’s Wallpaper store,
127 N. Lawn Ave.
For sale—Three new 12 ft. gates.
Frank Neuenschwander, Pandora.
Wanted—To buy pair of ladies
tennis shoes size 6’2 or 7. Call
Bluffton phone 214-R or see Betty
For sale—25 bushels cleaned Rich
land soy beans also sorghum seed.
Rayon Boutwell, 3 miles south of
See Rell Potee for lawn mower
sharpening. Rell Potee, S. Mound
Street, Bluffton. 5
Wanted—Clean cotton rags, will
pay 6c per pound. Bluffton News
Septic tanks, vaults and cisterns
cleaned. Address P. O. Box 1,
Bluffton, O. 4
Local office for Acousticon hearing
aid also batteries for all makes.
Gratz, 110 South Lawn
Ave. Phone 467-W. tf
For sale—Healthy started chicks
two weeks old at reduced prices.
Jorg Hatchery, Cherry St., Bluffton.
Bluffton phone. tf
Beginning Thursday, May 25, gar
bage will be collected twice each
week, on Monday and Thursday, in
stead of weekly on Monday, as has
been done heretofore. Patrons of
the garbage collection service are re
quested to have garbage pails ready
for collection early in the morning.
W. A. Howe, Mayor 5
NEW FLOORS OUT OF OLD
Expert sanding and floor
124 Lawn Ave., Bluffton.
See me for sharpening
steel plow points and gen
125 Riley St., Bluffton
SEMESAN JR.—For Seed
SEMESAN BEL—For Seed
Sidney’s Drug Shop
That boy overseas is
longing for the sound of
YOUR voice. Don’t disap
point him. Make that
Bluffton phone 592-W
Years to build
protect it now
Your property which repre
sents years of toil and effort
is worth the few minutes which
it takes to insure it properly.
Remember—fire or wind can
destroy in minutes what it has
taken years to build.
Your best safeguard against
loss is insurance. We will "lie
glad to suggest the type of in
surance best suited to your
needs. There is no obligation.
W. F. IUTZI
Fire Auto Bonds
Holds license plates securely
and will not rattle. Brass,
& Harness Co.
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