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Auxiliary To Honor
Its Past Presidents
Final report on the drive to raise
funds for the honor roll paying trib
ute to Bluffton area men and women
in uniform will be made at a covered
dish supper honoring past-presidents
of the Legion Auxiliary at 6:30 p. m.
Thursday at the home of Mrs. J. S.
The meeting will also serve as a
farewell party for Mrs. Harold
Stonehill, a past president of the
Auxiliary, who is leaving Monday
for Phoenix, Alizona. Girls who
helped Auxiliary members* in the
sale of poppies for Memorial Day
will be guests at the dinner.
Past-presidents to be honored at
the session include Mrs. Arthur Am
stutz, Mrs. Estella Core, Mrs. Faye
Isham, Mrs. Clarence Rockey, Mrs.
Clarence Stonehill, Mrs. Fred Fritch
ie, Mrs. Monroe Amstutz, Mrs.
Harold Stonehill and Mrs. J. S.
Mrs. Harry Turner, president this
year, also is a past-president of the
Monuments and Grave Markers
Wide Selection and Range of Prices.
Bluffton, Ohio
Phone 429-W 409 S. Main St.
Efficiency Integrity Progress
Ambulance Service
Phone 222-W 239 S. Main St.
Why does Hy-Grade Milk
stay sweet longer?
That’s the question we are often asked these warm
summer days
The answer is that it is pasteurized and impurities
which cause milk to sour are destroyed in the pasteurizing
process, together with other possible sources of infection.
That’s why it’s important to insist on
Hy-Grade Dairy Milk
Remember Hy-Grade Milk Stays Sweet Longer Because
it’s Pure.
Phone 398-W for delivery at your door
Leaves For Pre-Army
Training In Dayton
Roger Klay, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Albert Klay of North Lawn avenue
left Wednesday morning for Dayton
to take pre-army training courses in
Dayton university during the sum
The youth who was graduated
from Bluffton high school last
month has enlisted in the army air
corps and will continue his studies
at Dayton until his eighteenth birth
day in the fall when he will go into
active service.
Ebenezer Broadcast
A boys’ quartet will be heard on
the weekly radio program of the
Ebenezer Mennonite church broad
cast from Findlay station WFIN
Sunday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock.
Members of the quartet are: Ve
land Bucher, Robert Gratz, Clarence
Jones and Howard Diller. Miss Vi
della Bucher will be accompanist.
Do You Need
for buying a farm, livestock farm
machinery, automobile or any other
legitimate purpose?
If You Do
We can furnish you with all the money you need
on terms as reasonable and more convenient than any
out of town agency.
within keeping
of present day conditions.
Basinger Funeral Home
G. W. Combs Licensed Funeral Director in Charge
during absence of Stanley E. Basinger, who is
serving our country in its Armed Forces.
Come in and see us before you borrow elsewhere.
Use our economical MONEY ORDERS and
CURRENT PAYMENT CHECKS to pay your out of
town bills.
The Citizens National Bank
Member Federal Reserve System
Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
B. F. BIERY. Business Mgr.
C. A. BIERY, Editor
Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio,
by the^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.
Metal dust pans, broom dusters.
Gamble’s Dealer Store.
Mrs. Myrl Hull of Toledo is spend
ing the week with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. F. L. Todd of Franklin
Miss Ruth Todd of Cincinnati
spent the week end at the home of
her sister, Mrs. Armin Hauenstein
and family of South Main street,
Donna Jean Chidester of Waynes
field is spending the week with Miss
Sarah Amstutz of Mound street and
attending Bible school here.
Tire pumps, rear view mirrors,
ball and socket trailer hitches, flash
lights. Gamble’s Dealer Store.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Nique and
sons of Findlay visited Sunday at
the home of Mrs. Bertha Motter and
Rolland Matter and Mrs. Robert
Deerhake and son Donnie.
Mrs. Ross Gottshall of 'Warren is
spending the week at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Beals and
daughter of South Jackson street.
Word has been received that Cpl.
Ralph E. Diller formerly of this
place has been transferred from
Camp Roberts, Calif., to Ft. Ben
ning, Ga.
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
TED—come home. Got something
different for breakfast. New bran
flakes and raisin combination called
Post’s Raisin Bran. It’s delicious.
It’s new!
Mrs. H. G. Murray of North Jack
son street is visiting at the home of
her son, Aaron Murray and family
in Washngton Court House this
Cpl. Richard Rusmisel has return
ed to Camp Edwards, Mass., after a
ten days visit with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Claude Rusmisel northwest
of Bluffton.
Mrs. Austa Long of Lima was
called Tuesday to the bedside of her
brother, W. H. Kincaid, a patient in
Bluffton hospital reported seriously
Sgt. Glenn Price and Mrs. Price
have returned to Chanute Field, Ill.,
after a two weeks’ visit with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Price
of Rockport and her parents in Find
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Locher and
children Ralph, Jean and Ann of
Atlanta, Ga., visited Sunday at the
home of Mr. Locher’s aunt, Mrs.
Mary Diller and Mr. and Mrs. Le
land Diller and family of Cherry
street. They stopped here enroute to
Mrs. Amos Moser entertained at
dinner, Thursday evening honoring
her son in law, Dallas Bernard of
the Naval Reserve. Other guests
were Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Gratz, Mrs.
Elizabeth Althaus and daughter
Bernice and Mrs. Dallas Bernard.
Mrs. Wm. Parrish of Toledo and
Mr§. D. C. Morgan and children
David, Mary Ann and Margaret of
Middletown spent the past week with
their mother, Mrs. C. E. Thompson
of Orange township. David Morgan
is remaining for a month’s visit with
his grandmother.
Mrs. George Moser and son Greg
ory of Lima are spending a week
with her father, Joshua Beery and
sister, Mrs. Clayton Murray of West
Elm street. Mrs. Moser and her son
will leave soon for Denver to live
with another sister, Mrs. Lola Hartz
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Stonehill and
family residing in the Staater apart
ment above Gratz’s dry goods store
will leave Monday for Phoenix,
Arizona where they will reside. Mr.
Stonehill who left early last spring
for Phoenix because of his health
has returned to make arrangements
to move his family to that place.
Dale Davidson of Normal, Ill., is
visiting relatives and friends in Bluff
ton and Lima. He was recently
graduated from Illinois State Teach
ers college at Normal, specialising in
manual training. He expects to move
his family to Minneapolis this sum
mer where he will enroll for gradu
ate work in the University of Min
Marvin Crawford a patient in the
army’s Batte General Hospital at
Rome, Ga., is spending several weeks
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray
Crawford of Orange township. Craw
ford who was wounded in action in
the southwest Pacific area is con
valescing and at the conclusion of
his visit here will return to the
hospital for further treatment.
Diller ambulance removals: Russell
Wolfe from Lima Memorial hospital
to his home near Beaverdam Wm.
Kincaid from his home to Bluffton
hospital Mrs. Emerson Neff from
Bluffton hospital to home on South
Lawn avenue Samuel Diller from
Lima Memorial hospital to his home
near Elida Van Strahm from his
home near Rawson to Bluffton
Bicycle headlights, tail lights, tires
and tubes. Gamble’s Dealer Store.
Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood Diller and
little son Peter of Ypsikmti, /]•..
visited in Bluffton and Lima durn-g
the past week.
Floyd Woods is visiting at the
home of his mother, Mrs. Bertha
Woods of West College avenue.
Mrs. Wm. Underwood has returned
to her home on Cherry street after
spending the winter with relatives
in Lima.
Miss Lucille Hilty in Red Cross
Hospital service spent Sunday with
her parents Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Hilty
of Spring street. She is stationed
at Crile General hospital in Cleve
Mrs. Ardine Ward and Mrs. Ger
trude Bernfield of Findlay were Sun
day dinner guests of Mrs. Lydia
Lora of South Main street.
JANE—All is forgiven. Tried magic
new combination, Post’s Raisin Bran.
Think it’s wonderful. Crazy about
those crisp wheat and bran flakes
with raisins.
The ideal gift for the June bride—
a set of chinaware from Gamble’s
Dealer Store.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Stauffer visit
ed last week at the home of their
daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs.
Keith H. Dickerson of Hammond,
Ind. Mr. Dickerson holds a respon
sible position with the Inland Steel
Co., at East Chicago.
Miss Lora Schultz is spending the
week visiting at the home of her
brother, Harold Schultz and family
in South Bend, Ind., and her fiance
Pvt. Russell Oyer, student in the
University of Illinois Medical school
in Chicago.
In honor of the birthday anniver
sary of Mrs. John Watkins, Mr. and
Mrs. Harold Beals and daughter
Peggy Joyce of South Jackson street
entertained Sunday: Mr. and Mrs.
Watkins of Cherry street and Mrs.
D. B. Huber and daughter Mrs. Walt
Binkley of Lima.
Mr. and Mrs. Cliff West entertain
ed at their home on South Lawn
avenue Mr. and Mrs. Ira Garner of
Toledo and Mrs. James West of
Findlay. Mrs. West has since left
for Camp Hood, Texas, to spend the
summer there with her husband, Sgt.
Rev. and Mrs. Stanley Rupp of
Mound street have as their guests
Rev. and Mrs. Paul Rupp of Ft.
Wayne, Miss Wilma Klopfenstein of
Grabill, Ind., and Frank Sweeten of
Camden, N. J.,. all of whom are
teaching in the Daily Vacation Bible
school which is closing a two weeks’
session on Friday.
Mrs. Sidney Hauenstein of Campus
Drive is at Sunset Gap, Tenn., for a
month assisting in the operation of
a Presbyterian mission school while
some of the regular personnel are
absent on leave. Her daughter, Miss
Barbara Hauenstein is a teacher in
the school.
Miss Jeanne Baumgartner of
Mishawaka, Ind., a student in Bowl
ing Green university spent the week
end at the home of her grandparents
Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Bogart of Cherry
street. She was accompanied by
three classmates: Misses Ione Geisel
of Elyria, Marilyn Smith of Sioux
Falls, South Dakota and Elizabeth
Among those from out of town
attending funeral services for Mrs.
Rtlla Stough, Friday afternoon were:
Mrs. Nelson Hall, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn
Hall of Convoy James Tracy of
North Baltimore Mr. and Mrs. Oren
Pfaler, Mrs. Jack Horner of Shelby,
Mrs. Nannie Robinson, Mr. and Mr/.
Tola Shively, McComb Mr. and Mrs.
Clair Dukes, Benton Ridge Mr. and
Mrs. Kenneth Roberts, Ann and
Stanley Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald
Stough, Fostoria Robert Stough, Mr.
and Mrs. John Stough, Findlay Mrs.
Robert Rudisill and Nancy, Mrs.
Barton Wilson, Mrs. Chas. Rader,
Jay G. Stough, McComb Mrs. Or
ville Stough, Chillicothe Mr. and
Mrs. Harvey Steiner and Mary
Louise, Warren Mr. and Mrs. Homer
McComb, Mrs. Sam Teegarden, Col.
No Change Here In
Manpower Controls
Priority referral of manpower
which will go into effect July 1 thru
out the nation under sweeping new
controls announced last Friday by
the War Manpower Commission in
Washington will result in no major
changes in manpower control in the
Allen county area.
J. W. Saunders, manager of the
United States Employment service in
this district, said Saturday that the
new WMC program embodies the
same provisions that have already
been in effect for several months in
this area.
To Hold Fourth Of
July Rodeo Here
Plans for a rodeo to be held on
Harmon field on the night of July
4th were announced the first of the
week by the Bluffton Saddle Horse
club and the Community Sportsmen’s
club, co-sponsors of the event.
Co-chairmen in charge of arrange
ments are Wilbur Frantz and Silas
Committee chairmen are: Program,
Ray Rogers finance, Dallas Berry
property, Doyle Rainey publicity,
Gene Benroth concessions, A. E.
Kohli grounds, Ray Marshall sec
retary, Dorothy Frantz.
Jitsu Tau Club
Picnic of the Jitsu Tau club will
be held at Buckeye Lake on Wednes
day night of next week at 7 p. m.
instead of at Lima as previously an
Richland Grange
Richland Grange will meet next
Tuesday night at 8:45 o’clock. Some
experiences on the railroad, music,
playlet and a special feature will
make up the program.
Name Wedding Date
Wedding of Miss Lora Schultz, dau
ghter of Dr. and Mrs. J. S. Schultz
of South Lawn avenue and Pvt. Rus
sell Oyer of Chicago will take place
in the First Mennonite church, Satur
day evening, June 24 at 8:30 o’clock.
Open church will be observed.
Officiating at the ceremony will be
Rev. J. N. Smucker, pastor of the
Pvt. Oyer, a student in the Univer
sity of Illionois Medical school is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Oyer of
Congerville, Ill. Both he and his
bride-elect are graduates of Bluffton
To Wed Saturday
Wedding of Lieut. Neil Baumgart
ner, formerly of Bluffton and Miss
Pauline Wolfe of Coshocton will take
place in the First Presbyterian church
at Coshacton, Saturday night at 8
Lieut. Baumgartner is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Lysle Baumgartner of
Mishawaka, Ind., former Bluffton res
idents. Both he and his bride-elect
are graduates of Miami university,
Lieut. Baumgartner will receive lis
commission from the army air school
at Yale university, Thursday and will
be given a ten days leave. Following
this he will be assigned to Harvard
university and Massachusetts Insti
tute of Technology as instructor in the
army air school.
For the past year his bride-elect
has been engaged in laboratory work
and teaching in a Detroit hospital.
Attendants at the wedding will in
clude Miss Jeanne Baumgartner of
Bowling Green university, sister of
the bridgroom and her fiance, Sgt.
George Swank of Greensboro, North
Among those from Bluffton who will
attend the wedding will be Mr. and
Mrs. G. R. Bogart and Mr. and Mrs.
A .L. Baumgartner grandparents of
the bridegroom.
Entertain for Bride
Complimenting Mrs. Jerome Ber
nard, the former Miss Marcella Stein
er a recent bride, Misses Caroline
Romey and Edith Amstutz entertain
ed informally with a miscellaneous
shower at the home of Miss Romey.
Contests and bridge were diversions
and gifts were presented to the honor
guest. A lunch was served with ap
pointments in white and summer
flowers completed the decorations.
Those present were Mesdames
Herbert Luginbuhl ,Clarence Hause,
Wilbur Steiner, E .C. Romey, Wm.
Edwards, Don Patterson, Arden Bak
er, Wilford Steiner, DeLos Kervin,
James Sutter, A. R. Warren, B. W.
Travis, Woodrow Little, Norman
Triplett, Silas Diller, Harry Bogart
and Misses Bernice Althaus, Letha
Niswander, Rita Hankish and the hon
or guest.
Methodist Women’s Society
The Women’s Society of Christian
Service will meet at the home of Sibyl
Mollett, Thursday night. Assistant
hostess will be Mrs. Morris Thomas,
Mrs. Murray Tipplehom and Mrs.
Millen Geiger. Mrs. Edith Mann will
be in charge of devotionals and Mrs.
A. J. B. Longsdorf is program leader.
Sugar Stamp 32
Good On June 16
Sugar stamp No. 32 in Ration
Book No. 4 will become valid in
definitely on June 16 for five pounds
of sugar, according to an OPA an
nouncement made early this week.
At the same time ration boards
were informed that Sugar Stamp No.
37 in Ration Book 4 never will be
used. Many housewives mistakenly
detached that stamp from their books
and sent it to their local boards for
canning sugar instead of Spare
Stamp No. 37.
Lt. Mehollin To Be
Bomber Navigator
Lt. Harry W. Mehollin, husband
of Vera A. Mehollin, route 2, Bluff
ton, is completing his training on a
Liberator bomber at Pueblo Army
Air Base, Pueblo, Colo. He is the
navigator of his crew, and is expect
ed to serve overseas soon.
His mother, Mrs. Inez Mehollin,
and his father, F. W. Mehollin, live
in Cleveland.
Where Our Soldiers
Francis Kohli S 2/c R. M.
Amphibious Force Training Base
Solomons, Maryland
Cpl. Ralph E. Diller 35540387
Hq. & Btry, 607th F. A. Art.
A. P. O. 360, Ft. Benning, Georgia
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:
CANNED MILK—Book 4 red
stamps A-18, thru W-8 good for
10 points each under token ration
ing indefinitely.
Blue stamps A-8, through V-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,
1945. Stamp 32 good for five
pounds June 16.
Spare stamp 37 must ac
company applications for addi
tional canning sugar asked from
rationing boards.
SHOES—Airplane stamp 1 and
2 good indefinitely.
Five-Year-Old Boy
In Piano Recital
Wilson Lee Augsburger, five-year
old grandson of Eli Augsburger, of
212 S. Jackson street, appeared in a
piano recital last week at the Van
Orin, Ill., Gospel church.
The five-year-old musician has
played before large audiences in sev
eral states, and his skill has received
the recognition of the Etude maga
He is the son of Rev. and Mrs.
W. R. Augsburger, of Van Orin.
For sale—Yam plants. Albert
Vermillion, Bluffton phone.
For sale—Gas engine 1 H. P.,
good condition. Call Beaverdam
phone 346.
Lost—Ration books Nos. 3 and 4
belonging to Robert Pannabecker.
Finder please return to his address
on College road or call phone 412-T.
For sale—Two standard size doors,
4 glazed window sash and 9 by 12
W’ilton rug. Inquire 132 N. Mound
Wanted—To buy modern 5 or 6
room house with approximately two
acres of land. Must be close in.
Call Bluffton phone 178-W.
For sale—Magazine rack, floor and
table lamps, bridge lamp, radio table,
tilt-back chair and ottoman, new 9
by 14 rug and pad brass bed, chif
fonier, clothes hamper 5 piece break
fast set sprinkling cans wooden
wardrobe small mirror coaster
wagon sled and scooter. Mrs. Har
old Stonehill, above Gratz dry goods
For sale—80 acres 4 hi miles from
Bluffton with 7 room frame house,
good barn, electricity and good
productive soil. Mrs. H. W. Althaus,
phone 238-W.
For sale—Cabbage and tomato
plants. Mrs. Samuel Kohler, Bluff
ton phone 548-R.
For sale—53 bags of late certified
Maine A and cobblers also 56
bags of Select No. 1 Katahdins. Don
Forche Sno-White Market, Beaver
dam. Open every evening until 9
p. m. 8
For sale—Nice big lot with garage
on East Cherry street. Cheap if sold
soon. Call phone 8-4656, Lima, Ohio.
For rent—Room and garage. In
quire Bluffton phone 402-W. 8
Notice—While they last—our best
10 inch glass record at new low
price of $1.75. Raymond Roseboom,
Bluffton phone 592-W.
For rent—Two rooms for light
housekeeping. Inquire 129 Geiger St.
Wanted—Half-dozen mother cats
and kittens. Will make good home
for them. W. A. Vermillion, Bluff
ton phone.
For sale—Allis Chalmers tractor
cultivators with power lift and
mulcher attachment complete, to fit
W. C. tractor. Gerald Spallinger, 2
miles east and 2’i miles south of
See Rell Potee for lawn mower
sharpening. Rell Potee, S. Mound
Street, Bluffton. 9
For sale—McCormick-Deering two
row corn plow. L. H. Hauenstein,
3 miles south of Bluffton.
Even though you have no record
I player, don’t delay! Make your
I child’s record today. Play it back
in the future. Raymond Roseboom,
Bluffton phone 592-W.
See me for cleaning septic tanks,
vaults and cisterns. Address Post
Office Box 1, Bluffton, Ohio. 10
For sale—Healthy started chicks
two weeks old at reduced prices.
Jorg Hatchery, Cherry St., Bluffton.
Bluffton phone. tf
For sale—Vegetable plants. Allen
Beeshy, Riley St. 7
Wanted—To rent 2 or 3 room
furnished apartment married couple
no children. Inquire for Wm. Snider
at Triplett Electrical Instrument Co.
For sale—Davenport, oak extension
dining table and 6 chairs, will sell
separately also breakfast table and
two benches with backs and hard
wood ivory painted bed with springs.
Inquire 139 S. Jackson St.
Wanted—To buy field of mixed or
clover hay. C. C. Herr, Pandora
phone 29-D.
■IIL'LL —.. "I _uag
Entertains For Service
Mrs. Amos Moser of North Lawn
avenue entertained Sunday evening
with a potluck supper honoring Her
schel Moser of the Navy, her son-in
law, Dallas Bernard of the Naval
Reserve and her grandson, Donavon
Moser of the Army.
Other guests were Mr. and Mrs.
J. L. Gratz, Mr. and Mrs. Victor
Moser, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wolfley
and family, Mr. and Mrs. Rawleigh
Moser and son, Mr. and Mrs. Warren
Moser and family, Mrs. Dallas Ber
nard, Mrs. Herschel Moser and fam
ily and Mr. and Mrs. Homer Cline.
Olver Steiner Will
Lead Singspiration
Oliver Steiner, director of music at
Bob Jones college, Cleveland, Tenn.,
formerly of this place will lead the
singspiration at the Defenseless Men
nonite church, Sunday night at 9:15
o’clock. His wife will be at the
Local Office For Acousticon
Hearing Aid
Also Batteries for all Makes
110 South Lawn Ave.
Phone 467-W.
Expert sanding and floor
124 Lawn Ave., Bluffton.
Does lightning
ever strike twice?
If lightning doesn’t strike
twice in the same place, it may
be because there’s often noth
ing left to strike after the first
Your property is too valuable
to be exposed to lightning with
out insurance protection. The
damage—great or small—will
be made good by insurance.
See about it today—remember
good intentions are no sub
stitute for good insurance.
Fire Auto Bonds
Fresh Drugs
Quality Drug Store
of All Kinds
Prescriptions Care
fully Compounded
Sidney's Drug Shop
Phone 170-W
1 Aft Bluffton
Marie Montez Jon Hall
in Technicolor
in Technicolor
Old Acquaintance
Bette Davis
Frontier Badmen
Anne Guinne—Rob’t Paige
Also Episode 2—
The Phantom
The Man Who Never Dies

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