NEWS OUR FATHERS READ
The Presbyterian Christian Endeav
or society will hold an Easter prajer
meeting Sunday morning at 6.30.
Leader Daniel Alspach.
Beulah Temple, winner of the local
oratorical contest at the High School
Auditorium will represent Bluffton in
the Northwestm oratorical contest to
be held at Ada on Friday, May 5.
About 100 guests attended the Gold
en Wedding anniversary of Rev, and
Mrs. J. J. Nonnamaker, a highly re
spected couple of Mt. Cory at their
home last Wednesday. When Mrs.
George Murray returned w th her hus
band from Mt. Cory where they at
tended the widding anniversary, they
were happily surprised by the mem
bers of the Travel Class who called to
celebrate Mrs. Murray’s 83rd birth
Dr. Francis Basinger returned from
Columbus, Tuesday evening where he
was called Saturday on account of the
serious illness of his brother, Evan,
who is a senior in the Ohio State den
tal department. The young student
passed a successful (appendectomy and
is recovering nicely.
Irvin Rickly, teacher of the Hickory
school is sick with measles. Homer
Kohli is substituting as teacher.
A number of Bluffton tecahers as
well as members of the senior class
of the high school received ‘teaching
certificates. Francis McKinney re
ceived a three year certificate in do
mestic science Mrs. Blanche Hughson
Corner N. Main & Elm Sts.
Skating Every, Tuesday,
Thursday, Saturday Night,
7:30 to 10:30.
Old timers night, Wednes
day, 7:30 to 10:30.
Sunday Afternoons 2 to 1.
Rink available for private
parties on Monday and
MRS. RAY CLARK
Metal and Roof
Green, Red and Black
Spouting and Roof
Asbestos Sheets 4 by 8 ft.
for siding and roofing.
J. A. Leatherman
(First door east of Post Office)
OF APRIL 20, 1916
u one-year emergency. She is teach
ing the 7th grade. Orville Badertsch
er received a three year at Bearer
Jam Gertrude Hamilton, Elizabeth
Gratz, William Radabaugh will each
receive a one year certificate if they
also pass the practical teaching test.
Miss Metta Kohli of Columbus spent
the weekend with her parents in Bluff-
Doctors Steiner, Hughson, Sutter
and Soash attended a lecture at Lima
given by Dr. George W. Crile of
Cleveland, a noted surgeon, who spoke
at the Lima House on the subject of
There will be cammunion services at
the Bethesda church next Sunday
evening at 7:30 o’clock. Everyone
Miss Janice Henry spent the week
with Kaye Nonnamaker.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Moore spent
Saturday evening with the Lendon
Mr. and Mrs. Wright Klingler and
family called Sunday afternoon on
Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Stratton.
Union Prayer meeting at the Olive
branch church, Thursday evening.
A bridal shower was given last
Friday evening honoring Mrs. J. D.
Clymer at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur Nonnamaker. Those enjoying
the evening were Misses Gladys and
Dorothy Klingler, Betty Bish, Faery
Nonnamaker, Fem Koch and Bess Ar
nold of Bluffton and Mesdatnes Wade
Marshall, Carson Marshall, Lendon
Basinger, Chas. Emmans, Thomas
Koontz, Wright Klingler, Bernard
Stratton Myron Stratton, Harry Moore
and Rolland Koontz, of Bluffton, Jan
ice Henry, Jane and Nancy Montgom
ery, Marth and John Koontz, Dorothy
Klingler and Kaye Nonnamaker and
the hostesses, Mrs. Ivan Montgomery
and Mrs. A. J. Nonnamaker. Regrets
and gifts were sent by Mrs. Goldie
Battles, Misses Mabel and Marilyn
Battles and Mrs. C. J. Christman and
Mrs. Fred Iller all of Findlay Miss
Joan Battles of Rawson, Mrs. Fred
Hoffer and Miss Betty Eddinger, Mrs.
Ralph Clark, Mrs. J. .Fisher, Mrs.
Emmaline Nonnamaker and ’Mrs.
Frank Hainer of Toledo. Games and
contests were played and a salad
course was served at the close of the
evening. Many lovely gifts were re
ceived by the honor guest.
Callers on Mrs. Ami Nonnamaker
during the week were Mr. and Mrs.
Vance Bender, Mrs. Jane Bender and
daughter Alice and granddaughter
Darlene Spaeth. Mrs. M. J. Stratton,
Mrs. J. D. Clymer, Betty Bish, Fem
Koch, Bess Arnold, Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Nonnamaker and son Ralph,
Chas. Nonnamaker, Mr. and Mrs. Wal
ter Hamilton and daughter Betty, Mr.
and Mrs. C. V. Klingler and family.
James Watkins is driving the Virgil
House milk route.
A number from this vicinity attend
ed the Hancock county fair at Findlay
the past week.
More reports than normal have
come to Ohio State University of low
butterfat content in milk. The cause
of the drop is not certain but some
authorities say high temperatures
might affect the fat content in milk.
A few items of lumber are now Ration-free.
Most of them expire next Saturday, Septem
ber 30th. These are available to anyone.
Farmers are urged to file applications for
lumber they need by Saturday, Sept. 30th,
as the quota for farm lumber has been re
duced for the balance of the year.
Storm Sash, Combination Doors, Insulation,
Roofing, Paint, Wallboard and Millwork
are not on priority.
Steinman Bros. Lumber Co.
Rev. Robert Chiles, son of Rev.
Clarence Chiles, present pastor of the
Methodist church delivered the Sun
day morning sermon at the worship
Mrs. Richard Arnold and son Tom
my are visiting with Lt. Richard Ar
nold at Ft. Benning, Go.
Everett Rowland .-pent Monday and
Tuesday in Detroit on business.
Mrs. Fern Hutchinson of West Un
ity and Mrs. Helen Younkman of Day
ton spent the past week with relatives
Clarence Clark and son Donald of
Toledo were week end guests at the
John Clark home.
Mrs. Ralph Marshall and daughter
Melvinda of Lawton, Okla., are visit
ing with Mrs. Marshall’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Arthur Pugh and other rel
atives and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Cook were Fri
day evening dinner guests or Mr. and
Mrs. Earl Motter and daughter of
Wendell Amstutz left on Monday
for Houghton, Mich., where he will at
tend the Michigan College of Mining
Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Leatherman of
Lima were Wednesday evening dinner
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Leather
man and son.
The Vesperian class meeting was
held in the Methodist church basement
on Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs.
Orville Huber and Mr. and Mrs. Ar
thur Reagle were on the entertaining
Mrs. Lillie Mannahan had as Sun
day guests Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Man
nahan, Raymond Mannahan, Marjorie
Ebling, Mrs. Betty Brown of Lima,
Emma Mannahan, Forest Herr, Mr.
and Mrs. Ed Herr and sons of Bluffton
and Mr. and Mrs. John Mannahan and
The Farm Woman’s Improvement
club was entertained at the home of
Mrs. Effie Pfeiffer on Thursday after
noon. Mrs. Myrtle Lutterbein and
Mrs. June Klingler were assistant
hostesses. Mrs. Bess Brackney gave
a very interesting book review on
Eileen Amstutz is vacationing in
Michigan this week.
Bobby Anderson of Pandora is
spending several days with his cousin
Patsy Michael and Bernard Gratz.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Yant enter
tained the Home Builder’s S. S. class
from the Church of Christ at their
home on Wednesday evening. At
tending were Mr. and Mrs. Pleyel
Fett, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Van Meter,
Mr. and Mrs. Kent Amstutz, Mr. and
Mrs. Grant Barber, Rev. Peterson,
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Amstutz, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Lewis, Mr. and Mrs.
Merril Arnold, Mrs. Faye Reigle, Mrs.
Carrie Walters and Kathrine Herman.
Justin Blunden S/2 of Great Lakes
Naval Training Station is spending
a nine day furlough with his parents
Mr. and Mrs. Carter Blunden.
Paul Stauffer of Los Angeles, Cal
ifornia is visiting his father, Fred
Mr. and Mrs. Winston Jennings and
son, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Jennings
and son of Bluffton, Mr. and Mrs.
Avery Watt and Miss Dorothy Jen
nings of Lima were Sunday guests
of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Fleming.
Miss Florence Bassitt was a Satur-
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
day night guest of Mrs. Josie Hall.
Mr. and Mrs. Preston Blunden, Mr.
and Mrs. Ray Bogart, John Blunden,
William Blunden and Gene Bogart of
Lima, Robert Akerman and Wendell
Hawk were Sunday guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Carter Blunden.
Mr. and Mrs. Russe 1 Stauffer and
sons of Canton, Mr. ai 1 Mrs. Harold
Stauffer and daughter of Akron, Mr.
and Mrs. Paul Stauffer of Los Angel
es, California, and Mr. and Mrs. Dale
Mote 'and daughter of IJma were Sun
day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Stauffer and Doit Stau
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Snyder were
Sunday guests of Miss Lillian Selover
and Miss Pearl Selover of Ada.
Mr. and Mrs. William Rugley and
Mrs. Ethel Durck of Bluffton were
Sunday afternoon guests of Mr. and
Mrs. William Hall.
Miss Lillian Desenberg and Miss
Ethel Staley were Sunday afternoon
callers of Miss Marie Urban jjf Find
Mrs. Georgia Watt of Toledo has
been visiting friends here.
The W. S. C. S. of the Methodist
church met at the home of Mrs. Delma
Watt. Members present were Mrs.
Inez May, Miss Cadda Rumbaugh,
Mrs. Irene Stump, Mis. Ivaleen Urich,
Mrs. Dale Murray, Mrs. Louella
Koogler, Mrs. Dile Arnold, Mrs. Daisy
Ludwig, Mrs. Mildred Carew, Mrs.
Hilda Badertscher, Mrs. Bess Brack
ney, Mrs. Freda Arthur, Mrs. Ethel
Holser, Mrs. Josie Hall and the host
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Frederick of
Dola were Sunday afternoon guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Carter Blunden.
Mrs. Verna Wollett, Mr. and Mrs.
Don Eversole, Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Eversole, Mrs. Adda Augsburger of
Bluffton, Mrs. Wanita Long, Mrs.
Inez Lippincott and Mrs. Bertha Des
enberg were Sunday callers of Mrs.
Jennie Eversole and Mrs. Carrie
Willis Klingler of Kenton was a
Sunday guest of Mr. and Mrs. Wil
Mr. and Mrs. John Leidy of Canal
Winchester were week end guests in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar
The Presbyterian church will join
in World Wide Communion services,
Sunday morning in charge of Rev.
Charles Donaldson of Delta.
Pvt. Charles Wells returned to
Camp Crowder, Mo., Saturday, after
spending a fifteen day furlough with
his wife and three children.
Miss Rebecca Marshall left Tuesday
for Columbus where she will enter
Ohio State University for her Junior
year in Elementary Education.
Mrs. Albert Heidlebaugh has been
employed to teach Home Economics in
the Harrod High school.
Mr. and Mrs. John Leidy of Canal
Winchester, Mr. and Mrs. John Burk
holder and Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Begg
and family were Sunday dinner guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Begg.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Marshall, dau
ghter Rebecca and son John were
Sunday evening supper guests of Mrs.
Charles Wells and family.
Mrs. W. R. Mayberry of Columbbs
Grove was a guest when Mrs. Harry
Mayberry entertained members of the
Profit and Pleasure club last Wednes
Mesdames Helen Worthington, Grace
Longsdorf, Ethel and Charlotte Mar
shall of Bluffton Chapter, O. E. S.,
attended the annual meeting of the
Past Matrons of the Eighth District.
Mrs. Katherine Humphreys of Colum
bus Grove was elected president for
the coming year and the meeting will
be held in Lafayette.
Pvt. Charles Wells of Camp Crowd
er, Mo., and his wife and family, Mr.
Harley Van Meter, Mr. and Mrs. Clar
ence Begg, and Mr. and Mrs. Harold
Marshall, son John and daughter Re
becca enjoyed an outdoor supper at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Begg
and family last Thursday evening.
Mrs. Delmer Reagan of Dayton
spent the week errd with Mr. and Mrs.
William Reagan near Beaverdam and
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Campbell.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Downs of Chica
go and Mr. and Mrs. Milton Downs of
French Help British Handle Nazis
ON THE VILLAGE GREEN BEFORE THE CHURCH in the French village of Sl Opportune, this picture
taken during the rapid advance of the Allies across northern France, shows a typical instance of the co-operation
given by French patriot forces. A British reconnaissance force has reached the village with its armored cars. The
Tommies have dismounted and can be seen with local Maquis guarding German prisoners.
Lima were Friday evening guests of
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Marshall and son
A group of friends and relatives
was entertained in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Ezra Bucher for Sunday din
Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Aiderman re
cently moved from Lawrence, Kans.,
to Wisconsin where Mr. Aiderman is
employed by a Youngstown firm to
install automatic fire extinguishers.
Mrs. Aiderman was the former Bea
Mrs. Ernest Freet who has been in
the Lima Memorial hospital the past
two weeks following an operation, had
sufficiently improved to be brought to
her home here, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Leidy, Mr. and
Mrs. Clarence Begg and Mr. and Mrs.
Lawrence Begg and sons Jimmie and
Dean were Saturday evening supper
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Begg
and sons John and Willi'am.
SHORTS AND MIDDLINGS
Reports on sale of farm lands in Ohio
indicate there have been some decreas
es in the rate of transfers of title in
1944 as compared with 1943. Land
prices continued to rise during the
second quarter of 1944. The percent
age of farms bought by active farm
operators, as compared with non-farm
buyers, increased in 1944, and about
one out of every four farm tranfers in
Ohio in 1944 has been to a previous
Good management and high produc
ing livestock permitted 12 owners of
Ohio dairy -poultry farms to get a
return of $1.64 for every dollar's
worth of feed in 1943 while 12 other
men on the same type of farms ob-.
tained only $1.46. Farmers who ob
tained the $1.64 bought 68.9 per cent
of the feed used and the other group
bought 64.7 per cent of the feed for
On the basis of August 1 conditions,
the 1944 U. S. crop of late onions es
timated at 17,320,000 sacks, each con
taining 100 pounds. This would be 51
per cent larger than the 1943 crop and
47 per cent greater than the 1933-42
average annual production. Eighteen
western states increased their onion
acreage 133 percent over 1943 plant
August, September and October
sales of fed cattle from the combelt
states may not 'be 50 per cent of the
number sold in the same months of
1943. The demand for stockers and
feeders increased in July and August
and more cattle went into feedlots in
those months than in the same months
in 1943, and market men expect fur
ther improvement in the demand for
stockers and feeders.
Mrs. Andy Balmer was removed
from her home west of Bluffton Sat
urday morning to the Memorial hos
pital for treatment.
Mrs. Mary Luginbuhl, west of
Bluffton, is spending this week with
her niece Miss Bernice Olsen of
New Bremen. Miss Olsen is an in
structor in history in the high school
Mr. and Mrs. John Schneck are
to celebrate their golden wedding
anniversary next Sunday at their
home. Open house will feature the
occasion from 2 o’clock to 6 o’clock
in the afternoon to their many rela
tives and friends.
Rev. and Mrs. A. J. Neuenschwan
der of Philadelphia visited in the
Ben Amstutz home the forepart of
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hauenstein en
tertained the Advisory Council Mon
Ed Leightner and his helpers, Paul
Kreinbrind and Arthur Kauffman,
and Marvin and Myron Lehman,
Homer Reichenbach, Alvin C. Lugi
bihl, Samuel Schey, Nial Newton,
Alva Rickly, Harry Howell, Omar
Gratz, Aldine Kohli, Hiram Kohli
and Jr. Kohli razed a barn north
of Findlay last Thursday. This is
to replace the barn which was de
stroyed by fire on the Kohli farm
a year ago.
Mr. and Mrs. Winfred Suter and
family of Akron are spending sever
al days in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Elam Suter. Charles of Madaery
ville., Ind., and Mrs. Suter also
visited in the home of his parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Raush of
Lima are the proud parents of a
baby boy born to them several days
ago. Mrs. Raush will be remem
bered as Miss Hilda Schumacher of
Unusual yields of alfalfa seed are
being harvested here during the
past few days. As high as four
bushels per acre are being reported.
Parents and relatives of the boys
THURSDAY, SEPT. 28, 1944
OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS
Household goods of the late Isaac Stauffer will be
offered at public auction at the residence on South Lawn
Saturday, October 7
Beginning at 1:30 P. M.
in service overseas are always en
couraged to hear of frequent con
tacts that are made by them.
Pvt. Dwight Zimmerly from a
camp in Mississippi is spending a
furlough with his family here.
Dining table, small settee, oak rocker, combination
book case and desk, dresser, library table, odd chairs, 2 old
clocks, round stand, hall tree, pictures, iron bed, stands,
old chest, Edison phonograph and records, chest of car
penter tools, push cart, cross cut saws, used house shut
ters, few dishes and numerous other articles.
While if s a pleasure to eat the things
we like, only the youngsters with
"cast-iron” stomachs seem to be free
of the aftermath of over-indulgence
which leaves a painful memory. Now
a scientific formula—
BEFORE and AFTER TREATMENT
—corrects these conditions by com
bining a "before meal capsule" to
increase the flow of bile, with an
"after meal tablet" which counteracts
acid conditions and aids digestion.
A. Hauenstein & Son
Gerald Filhart who has been on
duty in the Pacific theatre of war
for more than two years, arrived
here Tuesday evening to spend sev
eral weeks with his family Mrs. Fil
hart and children who are living in
the tenant house on the Lewis Dukes
While Mr. and Mrs. Harry Nemire
were enroute to the golden wedding
"f Mi’, and Mrs. John Wineman of
Gilboa, Mrs. Nemire slumped in the
car beside her husband and passed
away of a heait attack. Mr. and
Mrs. Nemire were one of the seven
teen couples who had already ob
served their golden wedding anni
versaries and were to be present for
the one of Mr. and Mrs. Wineman.
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Leonard Gratz, Auctioneer C. A. Stauffer, Clerk
The undersigned will sell at public sale at her
residence, 111 W. College Avenue, Bluffton,
Saturday, Sept 30th
Beginning at 1:00 P. M.
The following property:
Overstuffed living room suite library table
antique drop leaf table lamps 2 rugs 9X12 book
shelves throw rugs gas stove ice box electric iron
4 dressers beds end tables 2 rockers 4 straight
chairs hall tree dishes 2 kitchen cabinets curtains
and other articles.
Clyde Warren, Auctioneer
Mrs. Gertrude Gage
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