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THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 1944
Chas. Hummon of Leipsic, well
known here, visited at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Eli Deppler of South
Main street the first of the week.
Martin Koch of South Main street
is a surgical patient in the Bluffton
hospital it was announced Wednes
day morning.
Mrs. Fred Smith of Findlay is
spending two weeks at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. Gerald Clever and
family of South Main street. Miss
Helen Clever of Mansfield, a sister of
Mr. Clever, is also visiting here.
Mr. end Mrs. Richard Ludwig and
daughter Nancy of Lima were guests
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Am
stutz on Mound Street, Sunday, the
occasion marking the birthday anni
versary of Mr. Amstutz.
Mrs. E. C. Ludwig of Popular street
and her guest Ens. and Mrs. Francis
Camicom of Key West, Fla., accom
panied by Mrs. Clayton Harkness and
Miss Twila Carnicom of Blutffon
spent Sunday in Indianapolis with
Mrs. Ludwig’s son, Glen Carnicom
and family.
Amstutz
Cannery
Operates every Tuesday
and Friday until further
notice
Efficiency Integrity Progress
Ambulance Service
Phone 222-W 239 S. Main St.
Miss Mary Nicholas of Knoxville,
Tenn., is a guest of Mrs. N. W. Cun
ningham of South Jackson street.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wells and
daughter Christine of Lima spent the
week end with his mother, Mrs.
Helen Wells and aunt Mrs. Sibyl
Mollett.
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Kimmel and
Mrs. William Fiser, of Lima, and
Mrs. Veldean Carts visited at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Caris,
Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Thompson and
Mr. and Mrs. Manley Thompson and
families of Toledo visited the first of
the week at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Thompson of Spring
street.
Jean Huber Appears
In Penn State Play
Jean Huber, daughter of Prof,
and Mrs. L. L. Huber, of State Col
lege, Pa., former Bluffton area resi
dents, played one of the leading roles
in the -play, “Claudia”, presented
recently as Penn State College’s
Players final dramatic production of
the semester.
Miss Huber, a graduate of Wooster
High school, formerly attended Kent
State university in Ohio before trans
ferring to Penn State college.
BLUFFTON MARKETS
Wednesday Morning
Grain (bushel prices) Wheat
$1.55 com $1.12 oats 75c soys
$1.84.
W. ti. Graft Family Shoe Store
tStore Hours 8 a. m. to 6 p. ra,. Saturday 8 a* m. to 10:30 p. m.
Closed ail day* Thursday.
SERVICE within keeping
of present day conditions.
Basinger Funeral Home
W. Comb* Licen»ed Funer*l Director in Charge
during «b»ence of Stanley E. Basinger, who la
serving our country in its Armed Forces.
POULTKY RAISERS
Get rid of the boarders by having your poultry flock
culled. Now is the time to do it.
We pay highest prices for your poultry.
If you are in need of baby chicks we will have them
for you thru June.
Our new supply of 3 and 5 gal. Galvanized poultry
waterers has arrived and are priced right.
JORG HATCHERY
Phone 182W
It's fresh daily—
and remember.. tf $
As an added precaution against summer ills insist on
pasteurized milk.
You can be sure of getting genuine pasteurized milk
by asking for
Hy-Grade Dairy Milk
THE ONLY PASTEURIZED MILK SOLD IN BLUFFTON
Look for “Hy-Grade Dairy” on the bottle
HY-GRADE DAIRY
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 Npws 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.
See us for blankets—we have a
layaway plan. Peter Gratz store.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bronson and
family of Beaverdam visited with his
parents here Sunday.
Come to Gamble’s for your paint
and wall paper needs. Gamble’s Deal
er Store.
Eddie Reichenbach spent the past
week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
E. J. Porter of Columbus Grove.
The Pine restaurant will close
from Wednesday morning, July 5
to Thursday morning, July 13. 11
Mrs. Ed Hilty and Mrs. Mary Som
mer of Pandora visited Wednesday at
the home of Miss Sarah Amstutz.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Schumachar
and family of Dayton, former Bluff
ton residents, visited here over the
week end.
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!
Mrs. Wm. Gregory and family of
Rochester, Mich., spent the past week
with Mrs. Gerald Filhart and family
north of Bluffton.
Blankets? Boxed? Yes, we have
them 100%, 50% and 5% wool.
Peter Gratz store.
Mr. and Mrs. Justin Gratz of, Da*y
ton visited the first of the week at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter* Gratz
and family of South Law’n avenue.
Keep your basement sweet and dry
during the summer—Stop Damp will
do it. No trouble, no mess, no odor.
Basinger Furniture store.
Miss Betty Main of Thurman street
spent the week end with her husband
Charles Philip Main at the Naval
Training station in Great Lakes, III.
Mr. and Mrs. Havel Dodge and fam
ily and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Lee of
Toledo visited Sunday at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Amstutz and
family.
Guests at the Deerhake home Sat
urday evening were S/Sgt. Kermit
Deerhake, Miss Maxine Cantor of St.
Marys and Mrs. Robert Deerhake
and son Donnie.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Steams and
family of Spring street spent the
■week end in Toledo visiting Mr. and
Mrs. A. B. Castanian and Dr. and Mrs.
Harold Carbin.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Lauer and
daughter? Betty Jane p£ Gardiner,
Mont., visited at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Barnes and family, Tues
day.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Fenton and
two sons of Massillon are spending
the week at the home of his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Fenton of South
Lawn avenue.
Monuments and grave markers, a
wide selection and range of prices.
Samuel Bixel, 409 S. Main St. Bluff
ton phone 429-W. Representing
Lima Marble & Granite Co. tf
Mr. and Mrs. Lysle Baumgartner of
Mishawaka, Ind., are visiting this
week with their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
A. L. Baumgartner and Mr. and Mrs.
Ross Bogart.
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
A. C. Griffith of Madison, W. Va.,
a former Bluffton resident is visiting
at the home home of his brother, R.
E. Griffith and family of South Lawn
avenue and other relatives and friends
here.
Ice cream social with ice cream,
home made cake and chick sandwich
es on Presbyterian church lawn, Sat
urday night, June 24, 730 to 10:30 p.
m. Auspices Troop 82, Bluffton Boy
Scouts. Help send a boy to camp.
Mrs. Paul Geiser and little son have
moved from the Mrs. Clara Geiser
farm near Rockport to the Staater
apartment above the Peter Gratz dry
goods store. Mr. Geiser now in naval
service is stationed at Great Lakes,
Ill.
Misses Betty Jean and Anita Pan
nabecker, daughter of Dr. and Mrs.
Lloyd Pannabecker of Ann Arbor,
Mich., visited at the home of their
cousin, Miss Alice Ruth Pannabecker
of College road and accompanied
young people of the First Mennonite
church here to their summer confer
ence at Camp Mack, Indiana.
Mrs. Elizabeth Althaus and daught
er Bernice of North Jackson street
are visiting at the home of Dr. and
Mrs. L. L. Huber at State College,
Pa. While there they expect to meet
Lt. and Mrs. C. C. Althaus of Ft.
Beloir, Va., where he is serving in the
department of psychiatry. Mrs. Hu
ber and Lt. Althaus are the daughter
and eon of Mr Althaus of this place.
Diller ambulance removals Mrs.
Dull Battles from Bluffton hospital
to her home in Mt. Cory Mrs. John
Kinsinger from Bluffton hospital to
the home of her sister, Mrs. Jacob
Hochstettler of Spring street Von
Strahm from Bluffton hospital to his
home near Rawson Wm. Kincaid
from Bluffton hospital to his home
Mrs. Duluth Strunk from her home
near Bluffton to Lima Memorial hos
pital.
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON,
See us for blankets—we have a
layaway plan. Peter Gratz store.
Mrs. F. E. Houston was a guest
Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Ben Price in Findlay.
Mrs. Karl Aukerman and son spent
Sunday in Findlay at the home of
her parents.
Miss Ellajean Downey of Lima is
a guest of Miss Janet Andrews this
week.
Pvt. Karl Gable of Camp Reynolds,
Pa., spent the week end with his
wife and daughter Janis.
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Augsburger
and son Buddy were guests Sunday
in the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. E.
Tomlinson at Lima.
Mrs. Gail Rakosky has returned
home after spending two months with
her husband, Cpl. Gail Rakosky at Ft.
Leonard Wood, Mo.
Indian blankets sateen bound in
blue, green, cedar and maroon. Size
72 by 84 for $2.87 each. Peter Gratz
store.
C. W. Lona and daughter Marcile of
Grove street spent the week end with
Mr. and Mrs. Wade Lora and daught
er Rachel of Blissfield, Mich.
Mrs. H. W. Althaus spent the week
end in State College, Pa., the guest
end ni State College, Pa., the guest
of Dr. and Mrs. L. L. Huber and
family.
Mrs. R. L. Triplett and Rev. and
Mrs. E. N. Bigelow are in Wooster
attending Presbyterian synodical and
missionary meetings.
S/Sgt. Kermit Deerhake who spent
the past two weeks at the home of
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Deerhake of South Main street left
Sunday for Camp Hulen, Texas.
Two gallon can Gamble’s pure Penn
motor oil $1.0 plus 12c federal tax
batteries $4.15 exchange and up, visor
mirrors, tire pumps, metal cast flash
lights, flashlight batteries. Gamble’s
Dealer Store.
Misses Betty Matter and Dorothy
McCoy of Ft. Wayne who visited the
former’s grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
Peter Matter and other relatives the
past week have returned to their
homes.
Mr. end Mrs. Samuel Bame and
their son in law and daughter, Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Bower were Sunday
visitors at the home of their daughter,
Mrs. Dean Myers and family in Mans
field.
Harold W’oods of Detroit is visit
ing at the home of his mother, Mrs.
Bertha Woods of West College
avenue. After spending several days
here he expects to visit friends in
Boston for a week.
Chicken sandwiches, home made
cake and ice cream at the ice cream
social, Saturday night, June 24 on the
Presbyterian church lawn. Auspices
Troop 82, Bluffton Boy Scouts. Pat
ronize the social and help send a boy
to camp.
Miss Corrinne Bresco of Chicago
who visited at the home of Miss Fern
Bixel is spending the week at Camp
Mack, Indiana with a group of young
people of the First Mennonite church
who are holding a summer conference
there.
Mrs. Levi Hauenstein is spending
the week in Toledo visiting Mr. and
Mrs. Hiram Gratz. Mr. and Mrs.
Gratz were here last week visiting his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Gratz at
the Merlin Zimmerly home. Mrs.
Amos Gratz who has been ill is im
proving.
Guests at the home of Mrs. Peter
Gratz of South Jackson street, Sun
day, were: Mr. and Mrs. Paul Law
rence and children Kenneth Carl and
Catherine May of Harrod and Mrs.
Lena Basinger and daughters Esther
and Mrs. Irene Schumacher of Pan
dora and Miss Lydia Gratz.
Noah Amstutz and children of
Lima were Sunday guests at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Levi Gable of
North Jackson street. Evening call
ers were Pvt. and Mrs. Karl Gable
and daughter Janis and Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Campbell and children Raelene
and Arlene.
REWARD to housewives. Some
thing new for breakfast. Post’s
Raisin,Bran, a magic combination of
crisp-toasted wheat and bran flakes
plus California raisins.
Mr. and Mrs. Luther Blunk w’ere
dinner guests at the home of his
mother Mrs. Wm. Lightner of South
Lawn avenue, Sunday. The dinner
was in honor of Mr. Blunk’s 50th
birthday anniversary. He is a form
er Bluffton resident, now operating a
barber shop in Lima.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Barnes, Mrs.
Mary Kathary, Mrs. Paul Studler and
Mrs. Gail Rakosky attended a birth
day party and family reunion at the
home of Mrs. Chris Lauer at Colum
bus, Friday. The occasion marked the
80th birthday anniversary of Mrs.
Lauer, a sister of Mrs. Kathary.
Among those from out of tow’n
who will be here over the week end
to attend the wedding of Miss Lora
Schultz and Russell Oyer are Miss
Bargen of Mountain Lake, Minn.,
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schultz and
little daughter Eileen of South Bend,
Ind., and Miss Helene Quiring of
New York city. Miss Bargen is an
aunt, Mr. Schultz a brother and Miss
Quiring an intimate friend of the
bride-elect.
Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Lehman and
daughter, Mrs. Lola Taylor are spend
ing several days with Mrs. Lehman’s
aunt, Mrs. Alice Brobeck of North
Jackson street. Mr. and Mrs. Lehman
and daughter are moving from Pon
tiac, III., to Lima, where he has been
assigned to a new location as repre
sentative of a life insurance company.
The Lehman family are former Bluff
ton residents, having lived here twen
ty-five years ago.
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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-18, thru W-8 good for
10 points each under token ration
ing indefinitely.
PROCESSED FOODS—Book 4
Blue stamps A-8, through V-8
good for 10 points each under
token rationing indefinitely.
GASOLINE—Stamp 12 in A
book good for 3 gallons of gaso
line thru September 21.
SUGAR—Stamps 30, 31 & 32
in Book 4 good for 5 pounds of
sugar indefinitely. Stamp 40
good for 5 pounds under can
ning allotments until Feb. 28,
1945.
Spare stamp 37 must ac
company applications for addi
tional canning sugar asked from
rationing boards.
SHOES—Airplane stamp 1 and
2 good indefinitely.
Mayor’s Notice
Monthly collection of rubbish will
be made on Tuesday, June 27. All
patrons are requested to have rub
bish ready in containers early in the
morning placed where easily acces
sible for hauling.
W. A. Howe, Mayor
Reunions
The Owens school reunion will be
held Sunday, June 25 at Richland
Grange hall. Basket dinner at noon.
Pres., Dale Owens sec., Claribel
Owens.
WANT-ADS
Lost—Ration Books 3 and 4. Find
er please return to Grover Devier,
South Main St. 11
For sale—Reo truck suitable for
making into buck rake. Inquire 228
North Lawn Ave.
For sale—Several farms consisting
of 60, 80 and 120 acres. Mrs. H. W.
Althaus, phone 238-W.
For sale—Harvard piano, bookcase
and writing desk combined, ward
robe and large child’s bed. Georgia
Yerger, S. Jackson St.
Notice—The Lion who took the
speaker’s hat by mistake is asked
to return it to the Lape Co.
For sale—100 New Hampshire Red
pullets 3 months old also White
Rock friers. Harold Marshall, Bluff
ton phone 533-T.
For sale—Kitchen range 3 burner
oil stove and heavy spring wagon.
All good condition. Geo. Schmidt. 10
For sale—Stark fruit trees for fall
planting. Order early. L. A. Oberly,
salesman, 140 Cherry St.
Wanted—Girl for Saturday after
noon and evening work. Gamble’s
Dealer Store.
For sale—Large library table, iron
ing board and comfort frames. In
quire 130 Railroad street.
Found—Gold locket. Rollie Moser,
Bluffton phone 532-W.
For sale—Italian Castello accordion
and music stand. Mrs. Fred Swank,
Pine Hotel.
Lost—Small gold pin with pear in
center. Finder please return to News
office. Reward.
For sale—Nice walnut finish exten
sion dining table. V. F. Foltz,
Beaverdam.
Wanted—1,000 customers at the
Troop 82 Boy Scout social on the Pres
byterian church lawn, Saturday night,
June 24. Ice cream, cake, chicken
sandwiches. Help send a boy to camp.
Found—Billfold. Finder may claim
by identifying same. Hugh Cham
berlain, Bluffton phone 416-W.
For sale—Two wheel auto trailer.
John Burkholder, 4^ miles south
west of Bluffton.
For sale—Leather davenport cheap.
Noah Badertscher, miles north
of Beaverdam.
For sale—Movie projector 16-mm
also 3 100-ft. films, and 3 ft. by 4 ft.
screen, all good as new. Hugh Cham
berlain, Bluffton phone 416-W.
For rent—Double room for girls
with kitchen privileges. Inquire 110
N. Jackson street. Phone 348-W.
For sale—Sweet cherries and goose
berries. Eph Amstutz, Bluffton phone
626-T.
See Rell Potee for lawm mower
sharpening. Rell Potee, S. Mound
Street, Bluffton. 9
See me for cleaning septic tanks,
vaults and cisterns. Address Post
Office Box 1, Bluffton, Ohio. 10
Wanted—To rent or 3 room
furnished apartment married couple
no children. Inquire for Wm. Snider
at Triplett Electrical Inst. Co. 12
Wanted—Rags suitable for w’iping
machinery. Will pay 10c per pound.
Steiner's Chevrolet Garage. 9
Wanted—To buy 40 to 60 acre
farm near Bluffton, Beaverdam or
Cairo. Oren Dickason, 221 W. Uni
versity Ave., Ada, Ohio. Phone:
Blue 319. 10
For sale—Healthy started chicks
two weeks old at reduced prices.
Jorg Hatchery, Cherry St., Bluffton.
Bluffton phone. tf
For sale—The W. J. Jackson resi
dence on South Main street consist
ing of 8 room house all modern with
three car garage also brick and
1 frame machine shop building at
Grove and Jackson streets. Inquire
568 S. Main Street. 9
Clubs, J^odgeS
and (Societies
Schultz-Oyer
Wedding of Miss Lora Schultz,
daughter of Dr. and Mrs. J. S.
Schultz of Bluffton and Russell Oyer
will take place at the First Men
nonite church here Saturday evening
at 8:30 o’clock. Open church will be
observed.
Mr. Oyer, a student in the Uni
versity of Illinois Medical college,
Chicago, is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
P. W. Oyer of Congerville, Ill.
Miss Oyer has chosen for her maid
of honor, Miss Magdalene Thiessen
of Minneapolis, formerly of Bluffton
college. Bridesmaids will be the
Misses Marcille and Lucille Steiner
of Bluffton.
Rev. Alvin Beachy of Normal, Ill.,
a Bluffton college classmate of the
bridegroom will be best man. Rev.
J. N. Smucker, pastor of the bride
will officiate.
Preceding the ceremony a musical
program will be given with Prof.
Otto Holtkamp at the organ, violin
selections by Laurence Burkhalter of
Ypsilanti, Mich., formerly of Bluff
ton college and vocal numbers by
Miss Dorothy Burner of Findlay, a
graduate of the college music depart
ments
Ushers will be Harold Schultz of
South Bend, Ind., and Karl Schultz
of Ypsilanti, Mich., brothers of the
bride. Miss Edith Amstutz will be
in charge of decorations.
Miss Schultz is a graduate of
Bluffton college in the class of 1943
and has taught public school music at
Stryker and Leipsic. Mr. Oyer, who
was graduated from Bluffton college
in the class of 1942 is a junior in
the medical school in Chicago in
which city the couple will reside.
Oyer-Suter
Wedding of Miss Magdalene Oyer
of Bluffton and Charles Suter of
Pandora will take place in the Bluff
ton college chapel, Sunday afternoon
at 3 o’clock. Open church will be
observed.
Rev. Forrest Musser, pastor of
Grace Mennonite church, Pandora,
will officiate.
The bride elect is the eldest daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Oyer of
North Lawn avenue. Mr. Suter Is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Elam Suter
of Pandora. Both he and his bride
elect are graduates of Bluffton col
lege.
Following the ceremony a recep
tion for the immediate families will
be held in the Musselman library
after which the couple will leave on
a short trip.
Wedding Announced
Announcement has been received
here of the wedding of Lieut, (j. g.)
Eugene Heckathorn of the Naval
Reserve to Miss Margaret Juliette
Stauf.
Lieut. Heckathorn is the son or
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Heckathorn of
Indianapolis, former Bluffton resi
dents. His bride is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. John Stauf of Hunt
ington, Long Island.
The wedding took place last Thurs
day at the Huntington Crescent club.
To Wed in Pandora
Wedding of Miss Madalene Mc
Cune, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.
B. McCune to Weldon Deppeler, son
of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Deppeler, both
of Bluffton will take place Friday at
the home of Rev. Mitchell in Pan
dora.
Wed at Ebenezer Church
Wedding of Miss Frances Irene
Hitchcock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Hitchcock and Evan R. Burk
holder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otis
Burkholder, both of Columbus Grove
will take place at the Ebenezer Men
nonite church Saturday evening at
7:30 o’clock. Rev. A. C. Schultz,
pastor of the church will officiate.
Richland Grange
Richland Grange will visit Jackson
Grange on Friday night at which
time a prograhi of music and read
ings will be given. All members are
urged to attend.
Regular meeting will be held next
Tuesday night in the Grange hall.
Response to roll call will be “What
I Like Best About Farming”. Motion
pictures on farm and home safety
will be shown.
Progressive Mothers Club
The Progressive Mothers club will
meet with Mrs. Pauline Gable next
Tuesday night. The program fol
lows: Devotionals, Bernice Deerhake
The Nervous Child, Lavonne Crawfis
Temper Tantrums. Alice Devier
Children in Poetry, Margaret Steiner.
Busy Bee 4-H Club
The Busy Bee 4-H club will meet
at the high school building Thursday
afternoon at 2:30 o’clock.
Orange Twp. 4-H
Orange Township 4-H clubs met
at the Community center last Wed
nesday night. Twenty members of
the Girls Gold Star club and 15 of
the Boys Lucky Go Getters were
present.
Miss Horst of the state department
and Forrest Hall, county agent ap
peared on the program and C. E.
Wilson, photographer for the Ohio
State university extension service
PAGE FIVE
took pictures of the group activities.
The girls club reported that 3,700
pounds of paper and 1,200 pounds of
rags had been collected in a salvage
drive for which they received $40.20.
The next meeting will be held on
Monday at the Community Center
with Edith Stuber giving a demon
stration and a special number by
Rosella Moser.
Luginbuhl-Habegger
Wedding of Miss Marcile Lugin
buhl, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. B. Luginbuhl of' East Kibler
street and Howard Habegger, son
of Noah Habegger of near Mt. Cory
will take place Sunday afternoon at
4:30 o’clock in the First Mennonite
church.
The couple will be unattended and
Rev. J. N. Smucker, pastor of the
bride will officiate.
The bride is a graduate of Bluffton
high school and is now employed at
the Triplett plant here. The bride
groom is a graduate of Mt. Cory
high school and engaged in farm
ing. The couple will live on the
Habegger farm near Mt. Cory.
Royal Neighbors
The Royal Neighbor lodge will
meet Friday night at 8 o’clock.
Bridal Shower
A miscellaneous shower was given
by Mrs. F. E. Houston in the home
of her parents, Thursday night,
honoring Mrs. Clifford Swisher the
former Carolyn Stonehill whose wed
ding was an event of April 22.
The evening was spent with va
rious games and contests. Contest
prizes were won by Marjorie Buck
land and Harriet Biome who pre
sented them to the bride.
A dainty lunch was served fol
lowing the gift shower. Those
present were: Miss Geneva Hankish,
Harriet Biome, Betty Murray, Mar
jorie Buckland, Marilyn Hofer, Olive
De Camp, Dorothy Greding, Betty
Bracy, Meredith Burkholder, Mrs.
Gerald Caris, Eugene Mericle, Clar
ence Stonehill, Grover Swisher, Ger
ald Hilty, C. F. Stratton and the
hostess Mrs. F. E. Houston.
A gift was also received from Miss
Winifred Fett who was unable to
attend.
Mr. and Mrs. Swisher are residing
in Lima.
Silk Shirts
In pre-war times a traveler could
buy a made-to-measure, pure silk
shirt for $1.50 in Beirut. Lebanon.
LOCAL AND LONG
DISTANCE HAULING
Every Load Insured
STAGER BROS.
Bluffton. Ohio
Local Office For Acousticon
Hearing Aid
Also Batteries for all Makes
MRS. WALTER GRATZ,
110 South Lawn Ave.
Phone 467-W.
If destruction
hit your home
... tonight!
Could you start plans to
morrow morning with sufficient
-ready money for its replace
ment
You could if your property is
properly insured.
See us today for such insur
ance—you may need it to
morrow.
W. F. IUTZI
Fire Auto Bonds
THEATRE
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1 nil Bluffton
THURS.-FRI.-SAT.
ABBOTT & COSTELLO
in
“HIT THE ICE”
SUN.-MON.
“CLAUDIA”
with
DOROTHY7 MCGUIRE and
ROBERT YOUNG
TUES.-WED.
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