W. L. Harmony, Pastor
9 a. m. Sunday school
FIRST METHODIST CHURCH
J. A. Weed, Minister
8:00 p. m. Meeting of Women’s
Society of Christian Service at home
of Mrs. Sibyl Mollett, 342 S. Main.
8:00 p. m. Program by Daily Va
cation Bible school at this church,
with a display and demonstration of
work done during these two weeks.
See announcement elsewhere. School
concludes this week.
9:30 a. m. Church school
10:30 a. m. Children’s Day service,
with program by Children’s Division
of Church school. Also, baptism of
6:30 p. m. Youth Fellowship Even
8:00 p. m. Garden Party of Wo
man’s Society of Christian Service,
in church downstairs.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Ernest N. Bigelow, Pastor
Morning worship 9:30
Church school 10:30
Mr. Nelson Wells, Supt.
The Children’s Day program will
be next Sunday night, June 18.
The Women’s Missionary Society
meets Wednesday, 2:30 with Mrs. H.
Church school 10:00
Mr. Norman A. Triplett, Supt.
Morning Worship 11:00
Children’s Day will be observed
next Sunday, June 18.
Sermon: “What is Your Heart’s
“Blessed are the homesick, for
they will come home,” says a Ger
EVANGELICAL & REFORMED
V. C. Oppermann, Pastor
9:30 a. m. Morning worship
10:30 a. m. Church school
8:45 p. m. Children’s Day program
The Women’s Guild meets at the
home of Mrs. Pearl Gratz on Wed
nesday evening of this week at 8:30.
The choir of the church meets for
rehearsal on Thursday evening at
9:30 a. m. Church school
10:45 a. m. Morning worship
7:45 p. m. Children’s Day program
Rehearsal for the Children’s day
program Wednesday evening at 8:00
o’clock at the church.
The choir rehearsal on Thursday
evening at 8:00 o’clock.
A. F. Albro, Pastor
8 p. m. Prayer meeting.
9:30 Sunday school
10:30 Morning Worship service
7:30 Children’s church
7:30 Young Peoples society
8:00 p. m. Evangelistic service
FIRST MENNONITE CHURCH
J. N. Smucker, Pastor
9:30 Annual Children’s Day pro
gram, in place of the regular Sunday
10:30 Worship service. Consecra
tion of ‘children.
6:30 Intermediate Christian En
“Unless you turn and become like
children, you will never get into the
Realm of Heaven at all”.
CHURCH OF CHRIST
9:30 a. m. Bible school
M. L. Carr, Supt.
10:30 a. m. Lord’s Supper
7:00 p. m. Christian Endeavor. All
young people invited.
Everyone welcome at the services.
EBENEZER MENNONITE CHURCH
Arnold C. Schultz, Pastor
9:30 p. m. Prayer service and Bible
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
10:30 a. m. Morning worship.
Sermon topic: “Isaiah’s Vision of
3:30 p. m. Radio Program from
8:00 p. m. Christian Endeavor pro
grams for all ages.
8:45 p. m. Evening service
“God’s Covering for Sin” will be
the subject of the message.
We welcome you to attend the
services of the church.
Stanley Rupp, Pastor
8:00 Prayer meeting
9:30 Sunday school
10:30 Morning worship
7:30 Young People’s service
Children’s meeting in the basement
8:30 Evangelistic services
9:15 Singspiration: Leader, Prof.
Oliver Steiner of Cleveland, Tenn.
This Sundayin Ae
RAWSON UNITED BRETHREN
Paul B. Zimmerman, Pastor
Sunday school 9:30 a. m.
Sunday school 10:15
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY
Sunday services at 10:30 a. m.,
subject: God the Preserver of Man.
Testimonial meeting at 7:30 Wed
The reading room at the church
is open every Wednesday from 2:00
to 4:00 p. m. 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.
Cool Wave Tumbles
Mercury 42 Degrees
Summer slacks were forgotten and
overcoats were taken out of moth
balls when a cool wave, following un
seasonably warm weather dropped
the temperature 42 degrees in Bluff
ton the first of the week.
From a high mark of 92 degrees
on Monday, the hottest day of the
year, the mercury dropped to 50 de
grees, Wednesday morning. Warmer
weather is predicted for Thursday.
BOY SCOUT NEWS
By Morris Groman
Scout Troop No. 82 enjoyed ball
games at Harmon field, Monday
night. The first game was won by
Maynard Pogue’s team, 19 to 9 and
the second was won by James
Howe’s team 4 to 3. Maynard
Pogue’s team took the third game 6
The next meeting will be held
Monday night at 6:30 o’clock at
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Zimmerly and
sons Ronnie and Merlin, Levi Althaus
and son John and Melvin Hilty and
son Arthur all were in Columbus on
Monday attending a large consign
ment sale of pure bred Holstein cat
tle. A total of 79 head was sold for
$109,930, an average of $1,392 a head.
Top cow in the sale brought $20,000.
Mrs. Raymond Miller and son Le
land of Smithville, arrived at the home
of her father, Noah Bixel, last Wed
nesday for a visit of several days.
Ruth Bixel who has recently complet
ed another term as musical instructor
at Greenville College, Greenville, Ill.,
also returned to spend the summer
with her father.
Woodrow, second son of Gideon P.
Steiner disposed of his farm chattels
Tuesday as he is to be inducted into
military service soon. Mr. and Mrs.
Steiner purchased a property in Find
lay where Mrs. Steiner and the child
ren are to reside.
Mr. and Mrs. David Luginbuhl, and
Misses Minnie and Lillie Amstutz
were Sunday dinner guests in the
home of Mrs. Mary Miller and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Basinger were
The members of the Elias Gratz
family and their children ha da family
gathering at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Milton Gratz and family near
A two week’s Bible school is being
conducted for children at the Pandora
school. Rev. F. C. Holden and dau
ghter, Rachel are in charge of the
Herman Hilty again competed in
the mile race in Columbus liast Satur
day in open competition of high
school, college and university athletes
of Ohio and won second place for
which he deserves much credit and
words of commendation.
Olis Suter of Toledo arrived at the
home of his grandmother, Mrs. Sam
uel Rickly and Alva P. Rickly to spend
another summer season on the farm.
Lt. Paul and Mrs. Schey spent sev
eral days in the home of their par
nets last week. Lt. Schey left for
^Manchester, New Hampshire, Satur
Mrs. David Carr and their seven
months old son of Brownsville, Texas
are spending some time in the home
of Mr. and Mrs. William Carr.
John Duck and his father of Lima
were culling poultry flocks in this vi
cinity during the past few days.
Recent rains have greatly helped
prepare the fields for soy bean sow
ing and corn planting in this locality,
while in nearby sections it has re
tarded field work due to heavy rains
in previous weeks.
Prospects for a bumper wheat crop
in this vicinity are very encouraging.
A young people’s rally was largely
attended at Gilboa last Sunday after
noon and evening.
Barbara Sue Schumacher spent
Sunday and Monday with her sister,
Verena in Bowling Green where she
is attending State University.
Mary Ellen Gerber who recently
graduated from Nyack University in
New York City, returned home the
fore part of the week to spend some
time with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Manes Gerber. Miss Gerber e pects
to return to New York again in the
near future to continue further study.
Bluffton area residents who like
meat got another break when the
Office of Price Administration an
nounced that all meats sold on a ra
tion-free basis for the last month
will remain in that category at least
until July 1.
At the same time, the OPA furth
er eased rationing by adding canned
carrots, orange juice, grapefruit
juice and blended orange and grape
fruit juice to the long list of point
free processed foods.
Cheese and cheese products also
will be easier to get, the result of a
reduction of two points a pound to a
new ration value of 10 points.
Milk Points Cut
Ration cost of canned evaporated
and condensed milk was trimmed 50
per cent to a new ration cost of
half a point for each pound.
Only increases ordered are for
pineapple juice, up three points to
15 for a Number 2 can, and grape
juice, boosted four points to 10 for
a pint container.
Despite a smaller civilian allot
ment for June, butter stays at 12
points per pound and margarine at
Beef steaks and roasts continue to
be the only cuts of meat requiring
ration stamps, and their values are
unchanged with one exception. Chuck
steaks and roasts are cut two points
All Grade beef is removed from
rationing, but the OPA said very few
steaks and roasts of this lower qual
ity are sold at retail. Most of such
meat is made into hamburger.
In continuing the ration-free meat
setup, the OPA said the overall ci
vilian supply for June averages
310,136,000 pounds a week, a 9.6 per
cent increase over 282,859,000 pounds
a week in May.
Citrus juices were made available
without ration stamps because this
season’s supply was larger than had
been anticipated and because the new
pack is about one month ahead of
Mrs. Roy Marshall spent a few days
recently with Mr. and Mrs. Marion
Foltz in Cleveland.
Mrs. Emma Boutwell spent 'Wed
nesday afternoon with Mrs. Perl
Boutwell of Ada.
Mrs. Edith Stager spent a couple
of days last week with her brother
Will Daniels near Kenton.
Mrs. Mary Heldman, Ruth Heldman,
Mr. and Mrs. Harry’ Ream and son
Richard called in .the B. J. Boutwell
home, Wednesday evening.
Mrs. Gertrude Marshall was called
to Oklahoma lest week on account of
sickness of a sister and brother.
Mrs. Mary Freed spent a few days
last week with Emma Boutwell.
Mrs. Ho Agin and son Evan ac
companied Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Samsal of Lima to Belleview on Tues
day and spent the day with Mr. and
Mrs. Francis Baumgardner and dau
ghters Janice and Joyce and Mrs.
Betty Cook and daughter Linda.
Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell called
on Mr. and Mrs. Will Stager, Mr. and
Mrs. Jess Cummins, Mr. and Mrs. C.
E. Agin and son Evan, Sunday.
Sam Gorby and Mrs. Leamma Mann
of Detroit, Mich., were dinner guests
on Decoration day’ of Mr. and Mrs.
Jess Cummins. Mrs. Mann remained
for a few days visit with her sister,
The Woman’s Missionary society of
the Riley Creek Baptist church will be
held in the home of Mrs. Harry
Ream on Wednesday afternoon, June
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ream and
children Richard, Elaine and Eloise
spent Sunday evening with Mr. and
Mrs. John Caris of Findlay.
A children’s day program will be
given on Sunday evening at the Riley
Creek Baptist church, Sunday evening,
Ration-free Meat Unchanged Cheese
Points Down Some Juice Point-free
For sale—Two fresh cows with
calves by side. Dennis Brauen,
For sale—Young Angus bull, old
enough for service. Albert Geiger,
Fencing tool, pliers, wire cutter
and staple puller, all in one tool.
Supply’ limited. Gamble’s Dealer
For sale—Two heifers fresh soon
also cow to be fresh any day. C. M.
Keifer, 3 miles south on county line.
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—White face cow and calf
also Jersey cow and calf. Both
calves vealable now. W. S. King,
For sale—Spotted Poland China
male hog old enough for service
also Easy-Way oil stove. Clarence
Young, Bluffton phone.
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
Bluffton Girl Is
Married In McComb
Marriage of Miss Leona Spence,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel
Spence of near Bluffton to Thomas
Wien, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emery
Wien of McComb was solemnized
Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the
home of the officiating minister, Rev.
Ray Strouse in McComb.
Miss Bessie Spence of North Bal
timore, cousin of the bride and
Blain Wilson of Findlay attended
The bride is a graduate of the
class of 1944 of Hoytville high school
and the bridegroom was graduated
from McComb high school in 1941.
They will reside in Findlay where
Mr. Wien is employed at the Cooper
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank the many friends
and neighbors for their aid and
sympathy extended during the illness
and death of our beloved mother,
Mrs. Rilla Stough also Rev. Weed
who officiated at the funeral services,
the singer for her services and all
those sending flowers.
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