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THURSDAY, JULY 27, 1944
Mrs. Frederick Herr and Mrs. Florence Killgelion of Miami, Fla., spent the week end at the home of Miss Lillian Reehling of South Main street. They left Tuesday returning to Florida. FlfTHlIlff- REUW'-HtRt' Store Hours 8 a. m. to 6 p. m. Saturday 8 a. m. to 10:30 p. nt. Closed all day Thursday. Efficiency Integrity Progress Ambulance Service Phone 222-W 239 S. Main St. Vaccinate Worm Keep your poultry healthy and ready to lay by vacci nating for pox and worming with Ovumix in the feed 01 Salsburys Rotacaps. A complete line of remedies and supplies. Highest prices paid for eggs and poultry. JORG HATCHERY Phone 182W S-T-R-E-T-C-H ... Annual festival will be held by St. Anthony’s church at Columbus Grove, Sunday and Monday with amuse ments and refreshments. Chicken supper Sunday evening and chicken noodle soup lunch Monday. SERVICE within keeping of present day conditions. Basinger Funeral Home G. W. Comb, Licen.ed Funeral Director in Charge during absence of Stanley E. Basinger, who la serving our country in it. Armed Force*. W. H. Gratz Family Shoe Stere your ration points—and economize Many foresighted Bluffton housewives are making ration points go farther and saving money by substituting milk for meat and cheese. Especially in this warm weather, milk is the ideal food—but to get pasteurized milk insist on Hy-Grade Dairy Milk THE ONLY PASTEURIZED MILK SOLD IN BLUFFTON For Health’s Sake—Switch to Pasteurized Milk HY-GRADE DAIRY Phone 398-W for delivery at your door 4°°Z/^TO HUMDRUM FURNITURE If, fun to give new beauty to worn tablet, chair,, furniture and woodwork with thi, "easy to apply" quick-drying enamel. One coal i utually sufficient, ri .over previously pointed surface,. GlOSFAST eon be applied on Moo any interior »ur face of wood, metal, plotter, wallboard. ■Oglosfast^".': DRIES IN 4 HOURS NIW flAUnT-WITH FArriKSON.tAt6fNr.MINT* Greding Hardware ROOM IN VOUR HOME Kitchen, and Bathroom,’ gH,ten with new beauty when finished with GLOS** FAST. Use it on cupboards,’ cabinets/furniture and woodwork. The hard, glossy enamel finish Is very easy to keep clean. THE BLUFFTON NEWS B. F. BIERY. Business Mgr. C. A. BIERY, Editor Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio, by thq^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. We now have Leghorn and heavy breed started chicks on hand. Jorg Hatchery. tf Mrs. Jennie Powell Pease of Detroit is visiting relatives in Raw son and Bluffton. Mr. and Mrs. N. P. Steiner of North Jackson spent the first of the week on a business trip in southern Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Sherm Shalley and little daughter of Buffalo visited the first of the week with his mother, Mrs. H. K. Shalley. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Augsburger were dinner guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Tomlinson of Lima, Thursday evening. Red Seal cedarized garment bags, protects your clothing against moths. Bags are handy box style, 97c each. Basinger’s Furniture store. Mr. and Mrs. James Clark and Mrs. Paul Clark and daughter Joann visited in Col. Grove, Sunday the guests of Mrs. Julia Bushong. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Clark of Wash ington, D. C., spent the past week visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Clark and family of Grove street. John Tosh of South Lawn avenue will letive Friday on a three weeks’ trip to Santa Criz, Calif., where he wi 11 visit his mother and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Augsburger and so i Buddy spent sunday even ing at the home of Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Stratton and daughter at Col u mbus Grove. Allen Groman of Tiffin is visitmc* his brether and sister Morris and Margaret Groman and his grand mother Mrs. Anna Gromann of South ackson street. Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Murray and daughtc?r of Washington Court House visited several days the past week with hi s mother, Mrs. II. G. Murray of North Jackson street. Just received a shipment of rubber garden hose. Gamble’s Dealer Ice cream social on the lawn of St. John’s Reformed church, College avenue, this Wednesday night. Ice cream and cake, chicken sandwiches, pie and coffee. Everyone welcome. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Stettler en tertained at dinner, Sunday: Mrs. J. C. Hochstettler of Findlay J. C. Stettler of Indianapolis Mr. and Mrs. Noah Niswander, Sidney Stettler and Mrs. Alvin Neuenschwander of this place. Mrs. Chas. Miller of South Main street has returned from New York where she spent two weeks visiting at the home of her son Lieut. James Miller and family. Lieut. Miller is serving with the coast* guard and stationed at Manhattan Beach. Mrs. John Lyons, the former Miss Lillie Zehrbach, and daughter Vir ginia who were spending a month with relatives in Bluffton and Lima, Mrs. I teen year old son, Joe Lyons. Mattresses $11.95 and up. Gamble’s Dealer Store. Mrs. C. W. Anderson returned to her home in Denver, Colorado, Fri day after visiting for two months with relatives and friends here. She was accompanied as far as Peoria, Ill., by Mrs. Bessie Edgecomb of Bluffton and Mrs. Alma Steinbrenner of Spencerville. They will spend several days in Peoria with Mrs. Harvey Lumbert, formerly of Bluff ton. Mrs. Eva Kohli and son Harold of West Elm street and their guests Mr. and Mrs. Horace Leigh of Hot Springs, Ark., and Francis Kohli of Washington, D. C., spent the week end at Oak Harbor visiting Mrs. Ralph Kohli and children. Mr. and Mrs. Leigh left the first of the week for their home accompanied by her brother Harold Kohli who will spend two weeks in Hot Springs. 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 Levi Balmer, 80 year old former Bluffton resident is visiting relatives and friends here this week. He is well remembered by many old-time Bluffton people. Balmer when a youth of 17 left for the west and has resided for many years in Oregon. His father, the late John Balmer was a pioneer brick mason. The family lived at Grove and Main streets in what is now the E. C. Romey property. Rev. and Mrs. John Schlosser and family of Rockrille, Md., are guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Tosh of South Lawn avenue. The Schlosser family stopped here en route of Berkeley, Calif., where Rev. Schlosser will enter the University of California to study Chinese pre paratory to entering mission work in China. Rev. Schlosser is connect ed with the Free Methodist church and formerly lived in China. THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO Adjustable window screens 45c each at Basing'er’s umiture store. Allen Beeshy of Riley street has been doing carpenter work in La fayette. Mrs. Frank Houston spent the week end in Findlay visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dorian Scoby. Mrs. Adolph Studler of Ft. Wayne visited over the week end with her sister, Mrs. Frank Stalter and family of Riley street. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Matter of Ft. Wayne spent the week end with his father, Peter Matter of Spring street who is ill. Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Weed and son Eugene are spending a two weeks’ vacation at Lakeside attending the Bible conference. Mrs. Armin Hauenstein who under went an operation at Bluffton hospi tal is convalescing at her home on South Main street. Miss Lavada Balmer of South Main street has returned home after spending the past week with friends in Bowling Green. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Whittemore and sons of Michigan spent the week end at the home of her par ents, Mr. and Mr*. Bert Devier. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Eversole, Mrs. Noah Augsburger and Mrs. Verna Crouse spent Sunday in Lafayette, the guests of Mrs. Jennie Eversole. Mr. and Mrs. E dw. Davy of Al bany, N. Y., are spending a week here the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ed gar Hauenstein of South Jackson street. 4 Roll roofing 98c up. Gamble’s Dealer Store. Mr. and Mrs. Gei’aid Hilty and son Jerry, Mrs. Frank Houston and Mrs. C. F. Stratton Thursday evening at the horn Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Stratton daughter Donna Lou at Colunibus Grove. Mrs. J. M. Spring! nd children Kathy and John of ia, Ill., are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Stepleton of N R’th Lawn ave nue. Mrs. Springer son will return to Peoria th w eek w i 1 e Kathy will remain fo a ontrer visit. Mrs. Eli Fett of BEHlth?y road left Tuesday for Ft. Wav no to visit her brother Elmer Hochst?ttIf and sister Mrs. L. E. Sumney. rs. Sumney will leave August 11 for Jforth Holly wood, Calif., on an Y‘.ended visit with her daughter, Mrs. Wm. R. Rediger. Miss Marion Neilscin 5k/3c U. S. Coast Guard, returned to Brooklyn, N. Y., Thursday night after spending a ten day furlough at the home of Noah Niswander on South Lawn avenue. She is the daughter of Mrs. Mary Niswander Neilson of Los Angeles, formerly of this place. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Barnes of South Main street are attending the annual state summer conference of vocational instructors in agriculture at Camp Muskingum near Carrollton, Ohio. They expect to return Friday night. Mr. Barnes is instructor in vocational agriculture in the high school hern Mrs. Earl Lugibill and Mrs. Edith Mann have returned after spending a week at Lakeside. Mrs. Millen Geiger who has charge of the young people’s dormitory at Lakeside is also home for a short stay and Mrs. A. R. Worthington who operates the moving picture theatre at that place spent the week end at her home here. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Ludwig and Miss Twila Carnicom of Poplar street entertained, Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Koons and Mrs. Lester Hall of Cygnet Mr. and Mrs. Merl Brooks and Mrs. John Shreffler of Fremont and Mrs. Clayton Harkness of this place. rs. Laura Carnicom return cd to her home in Fremont with Mr. and Mrs. Brooks and Mrs. Shreffler after spe here. nding the past two weeks Save u]p to 30% on gasoline with a Varcoii Gas SAV-R. Operates automatically on the super charge principle. Fits all makes of cars, only $2.69. Satisfaction guaranteed or your money refunded. On a thirty da)r trial. Get yours today at Gamble’s Dealer Store. Diller ambulance removals: Jona than Agin from Williamstown to Bluffton 1hospital Mrs. Isaac Neuen schwander and infant son from Bluff ton hospitai to their home west of Bluffton Mrs. Mary Ellen Barkimer and infaiat daughter from Bluffton hospital to the home of Mrs. Lida Burkholdf?r Mrs. Armin Hauenstein from Bluffton hospital to her home on South Main street Mrs. O. I. Cotner and infant daughter from Bluffton 1nospital to Beaverdam. Reunions The 35th annual Black school re union will be held on Thursday, Aug ust 10. Fern Koch, Sec. The 22nd annual reunion of the Rote and Zearhaugh families will be held at the Orange Center school on Sunday, Aug. 20. Mrs. Levi Gable, Sec. Pan Handles Pans and kettles with loose han dles or rounded or uneven bottoms should not be used for cooking be cause of the danger of spilling their contents and scalding some one. Make it a rule to turn handles of pans toward the back of the stove or table, for if the handle is left sticking out, the pan may be tipped over by someone brushing against it or may be reached by a child. This is a common home accident and is just as likely to happen in the hurry of re i v ing a lunch at school, especial ’v if *,pace is limited. Club A, J^odg.es ana Societies Farm Bureau Council Farm Bureau council No. 2 will meet next Tuesday night at 9 o’clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Motter. Coming Wedding Announcement has been made of the approaching wedding of Dr. Robert Oyer, son of Mrs. Adella Oyer of Bluffton and Miss Esther Louise Henschen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Henschen of New Knoxville. Dr. Oyer is resident physician at Lima Memorial hospital and his bride-elect is head nurse of the hospital’s pediatric department. The wedding will take place in the Reformed church in New Knox ville on Saturday night, August 19 at 7 o’clock. Rev. Bode, pastor of the church will officiate. Dr. Oyer is a graduate of Bluffton college and Hahnemann Medical col lege, Philadelphia. Following his graduation he served as an interne in Huron Road hospital in C’eveland. He holds a commission as first lieutenant in the Army medical corps and expects to be called to active duty in October. Miss Henschen is a graduate of the Lima Memorial hospital nursing school. Orange Twp. Farm Women The Orange Township Farm Woman’s club will hold their summer picnic at the Orange Center Com munity house on Thursday night, August 3 Husbands of members Alpha Gamma Club The Alpha Gamma club will meet at the home of Mrs. P. W. Stauffer, Friday night with Mrs. B. W. Travis assistant hostess. The following program has been arranged: Miracle Drugs, Mrs. Helen Busy Bee Bridal Shower In honor of Miss Lucile Steiner, the bride-elect of William Snyder, the Misses Edith and Agnes Amstutz and Mrs. Ray Heiks of Columbus, entertained with a shower last Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Heiks parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Bixel of South Main street. A colonial bouquet of white roses and purple verbenas was presented to Miss Steiner by little Nancy Heiks. From the bouquet hung numerous white ribbons, to which were attached verses, directing the honor guest to the shower gifts. Dainty refreshments were served, with a bride and groom centerpiece decorating each table. Guests included: Mrs. Cal Steiner, Mrs. Harry Gratz, Mrs. Waldo Nis wander, Mrs. Glen Morgan, Mrs. Bryan Basinger, Mrs. Weldon Basing er, Mrs. Paul Diller, Miss Letha Niswander, Mrs. James Suter, Mrs. Racine Warren, Mrs. Paul Detweiler. Mrs. Will Burkholder, Miss Peggy Diller, Mrs. Alvin Burkholder and Anna Elizabeth Burkholder of Find lay, Mrs. John Keller of Lima, and the honor guest. Eastern Star Honors Visitor Honoring Mrs. Minnie Nicholson of Compton, Calif., who is spending the summer in Bluffton visiting rela tives and friends, Mrs. Evelyn Beals and Mrs. Lena Soash assistant host ess entertained members of the Past Matrons club of the Eastern Star chapter at the Beals home last Wednesday evening. After a short business meeting with Miss Ruth Durkee, the president presiding, the evening was spent in formally. Those who enjoyed the pleasant occasion were: Mrs. Ethel Marshall, Mrs. Char lotte Marshall, Mrs. Emma Studler, Mrs. Hazel Todd, rs. Martha Flick, Miss Ruth Durkee, Miss Theresa Slusser, Mrs. Reigh Amstutz, the hostesses, Mrs. Beals and Mrs. Soash and the honor guest, Mrs. Nicholson. BOY SCOUT NEWS Troop 82 By Morris Grom an Thirteen Scouts, accompanied by Scoutmaster Woodrow Little, held their meeting and slept outside at Gaiffe’s grove, last Monday night. Visitors at the meeting were Marvin Bronson, of Bluffton, and Allen Groman, of Tiffin. Troop members now have 175 nights camping toward their goal of 250. This is set up on the basis of 10 nights scouting per member. During the time Troop 82 was at the Shawnee Area scout camp near Defiance, members passed 51 ad vancement and merit badge tests. Needle Care Good care will help needles last. The black paper they come in pre vents rust, but if the needles should become rusty run them through fine steel wool, if you have it, or through a piece of beeswax, or an emery bag. Don’t leave needles in an em ery bag because they’ll rust. Rationing Calendar So that you may keep in mind the numerous important war-time ra tioning dates, the Bluffton News ii publishing this weekly reminder: MEATS, BUTTER. CHEESE, CANNED MILK—Book 4 red stamps A-8. thru Z-8 good for 10 points each under token ration ing indefinitely. A-5, B-5 and C-5 become good July 30 for an indefinite time. Meats are ration free except steaks, roasts of beef and choice cuts of lamb. PROCESSED FOODS—Book 4 Blue stamps A-8, thru Z-8 and A-5 good for 10 points each under token rationing indefinite ly. B-5 through F-5 become good August 1 for an indefinite time. 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 in Ration Book 3 good in definitely. News Want-Ads Bring Results. WANT-ADS Wan Lanharn, Wan superintc Notic cessful term Terms cesspoc nd cisterns. For conditi SUiKV Bluff- ould consider lease. Ra ols. 14 Mill, Master Feed Bluffto 7-W. 14 Woriti your cnic kens the easv le feed. Get it *it Jorg’s Wan ted—Kitchen help. V tf restaur Wan ted—Truck drivers. Gray & White 0. ers—Register ior sale city pro]icrtv me. I for tro have a 1 farms. real estate your st 0* cash 1 Thirty years Long at 4c ID xii v n r* »Ua Cj. 17. Mason ic Bldg., Li 11 i anks, ent. Writte P. O. Bluffto Brauer 141 N. Jackson stree or S31C IS €*CI 1 *7 Lloyd ric fan in droom lamp. Wm. Badertscher, nort i of town. For sale—Lot of Grove a and building at corner nd Jackson s reets. Inquire 568 S. ain St. tf For sale—Bab]r bassinette also baby carri.ige *and plaj pen. Homer Lung, 5 mlies south on Bent ley ronid and ft mile west. For sale—Pure apple cider viinegar. Stanley Bixel, 3 nTiles north of town. For' sale—All wool Alexander Smith rug, wine color with leaf pattern size y oy 12 with pad also throw pattern at resi Jackso rug 27 by same $4. May bt i St. Blufl’ton phone. For sale—Four ity, gas, Mrs. H. W. Althaus, 322-W mor For Call White Rock chicks to be hate hed Aug. 7. orcr hatchei 15 or Rayon saio——rar Boutwell, narvest 3 th of town. For S fl 1 p-, ... s and cider vunegar. N0 Sunday sal W. G. Carr, 3’2 mi es north of Bluff 1 5 ivn. For sale—Gooe cooking anc1 eat ing apples. In in Fisher, 1 mile north of Bluffton on county li ie. For sale—The Warner N ewlan resider ce consisti ng of 7 room house with furnace. electricity and water. Im n hmwrpn rnn of ground. Poss and about 3 acres occinn in 510 days. Inquin at the house, W. Elm street. For sale—Oak dinette table and 4 chai)■s maple double bed coniplete walnut poster bed complete apart ment s ize davenp art and chair large macle overstuffec chair end tables electric sweeper fruit jars and other numercjus househ old articles. Call phone 322-W mornings. For sale—Good C1ooking and eating apples. Steiner Fnnit Farm, mile east of I Jluffton. For sale—Ladies shoes, all in good condition, some good as new. bizes 4*2 to 6, in black,, white and wine colors some with arch supports. No ration stamps. Inquire 324 North Main street over Johnson barber shop. For sale—Goats, including young milk goat with kid by side also pair of guinea pigs. Call Bluffton phone 578-Y. For sale—Sweet corn. E. L. Burkhart, Pandora phone 30-J. Lost—Red billfold containing “A” gas coupons also some money and other articles. Finder please return to Evelyn Niswander. Lost—Billfold containing A and gas ration books and currency. Re ward. Finder notify Homer Lung, Rt. 1, Bluffton. PAGE FTVP APPRECIATED I wish to thank all the friends who have sent me greeting cards and well wishes during my illness. Mrs. Eliza Fett Local Office For Acousticon Hearing Aid Also Batteries for all Makes MRS. WALTER GRATZ, 110 South Lawn Ave. Phone 467-W. The Deadline may come tonight After the fire starts it’s too late to get insurance. The time to take out insurance is today —the deadline may come to night—and then tomorrow will be too late. Better see about it now— remember, good intentions are no substitute for good in surance. W.F.IUTZI Insurance Agency Fire Auto Bonds NOTICE The undersigned will re ceive bids for the 80 acre farm in Orange township known as the Benedict Leichty farm, 2 miles southeast of Bhifl'ton. All bids to be in my hands not later than August 15. The right is reserved to reject any or all bids. EMANUEL LEICHTY Mt. Blanchard, Ohio Big Annual FESTIVAL St. Anthony Church Columbus Grove, 0. Sunday and Monday JULY 30-31 Amusements and Refresh ments Chicken Supper Sunday 4:30 to 9:00 P. M., War Time. Monday Chicken Noodle Soup Lunch WILL MAKE THEM LAST MO'S’ THAT physical replacements are impossible it is important to check up on your property screens plaster walls, metal flashings and cutters, hardwood floors, metal equipment, wooden shingles or siding, foundations el concrete, brick or stone, so that necessar/ maintenance work may be taken care of and properly protected. For each, we have a Pittsburgh Live Paint specially devel oped to give the Longest possible service on that particular type of surface. Let us show you scientific tests which prove that the improved “Vitalized Oils” (used to enrich Pittsburgh Paints) remain in the paint film, keeping it LIVE, tough and elastic retarding cracking, peeling and blistering giving the extra pro tection your property needs in wartime. PinsBL’RCH Paints STEINMAN BROS. LUMBER CO.