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A house-to-house poll to determine
the sentiment of Bluffton voters to ward renewal of a three-mill school levy which has been in effect here for the last 32 years will be launch ed early next week by the citizen’s advisory committee organized to en list public support for the proposal. Mapping of plans for the activity to acquaint Bluffton school district voters with the necessity of renew ing the school levy will be a feature of a meeting of members of the House-To-House Poll Next AV eek In Support Of Three-Mill School Levy Bluffton High Joan Clark and Robert Stalter Harry C. White, physicist, present ed in an assembly program Tuesday afternoon some of the exotic phen nomena of the laboratory*. His dem onstrations including much concern ing the newly developed atomic pow er and its fore-runner, cosmic power. He also demonstrated artificial light ning and explained that it may some day be possible to broadcast electric power by a setup to our radio. H. E. R. held a potluck in the Home Exclusive Maytag Features Important “Post-War” ln Easy Payment Terms liberal Trade-in Allowance committee this Wednesday night in the high school building. Rev. Vernon C. Oppermann heads the advisory committee representing businessmen, labor, farm groups, in dustry and various community or ganizations. Renewal of the three-mill levy at the polls this fall will not mean an additional tax will be placed on the duplicate, Rev. Oppermann pointed out, for the measure has continu ously been in effect here for the last 32 years. School Notes Economics root After the poth meeting was rules for initiat The fo were see with a in their backwarc of differs Grade cards were handed out for the first six weeks Wednesday noon in various homerooms. LOOK! THE NEW “POST-WAR" MAYTAGS ARE HERE And what washers they arel Many new improvements main tain Maytag leadership! -..... —,.................. Handsome New Models C. F. NISWANDER Bluffton’s Maytag Dealer ■t i MEN WANTED Get in Line for a Steady Po|t-War Job EXPERIENCE UNNECESSARY Because of PLANT EXPANSION now alm^t completed we are now hiring men to learn the following trades: Tire Building Tire Curing Mill Mixing Calendering Oilier Rubber Manufacturing Immediate Employment For Up to 75 Men Apply at the employment department at factory entrance. Cooper Corporation Findlay, Ohio The following members were induct ed in the Bluffton Hi-Y chapter, Wed nesday evening in a very impressive service. Stanley Hohn, Earl Frick, John Klay, John Bauman, James Howe, Kenneth Bracy, Theodore Kohli, Luke Luginbihl, Addison Myers, Theodore Bauman, Arthur Neuenschwander, David Frick, John Lugibihl, Allen Burkholder, James Ewing, "Richard Kohler, Dick Kuhn, Allen Tschiegg. Those in charge of the ceremony were Robert Ramseyer, Leonard Smucker, John Althaus and the ad visor, Mr. Buhler. After the induc tion a volley ball tournament was held. e On Tuesday evening the teachers held a meeting to discuss the discip line rules and their interpretation in the future. F. F. A. held its meeting Monday evening and at that time election of officers were seld. Those chosen to lead the club for the following year are as follows: President, John Al thaus Vice-President, Marion Crib lez Secretary, Keith Brauen, and Re porter, James Ewing. Following this they made plans for future meetings. The freshmen enjoyed a hayride, Wednesday evening at 8:00 o’clock. After the ride refreshments were ser ved in the High School cafeteria. Funeral Rites Of Louise Schaeublin Miss Louise Schaeublin, 66 years, died at 11:30 a. m. Saturday, Octo ber 13 at the home of her sister Mrs. Mina Augsburger in Beaver dam. Funeral was held Monday after noon, October 15, at 2:30 p. m. from the St. John’s Reformed church, Bluffton, with Rev. Vernon C. Op permann pastor, officiating. Burial was in Maple Grove cemetery. She was the daughter of Emil and Verena Stauffer Schaeublin. Two brothers, Gideon and Rufus, preceded her in death. She is survived by one brother, Waldo Schaeublin, of Findlay, Mrs. Mina Augsburger, of Beaverdam, and Miss Huldah Schaeublin, Chi cago twelve nieces and nephews and a number of grand nieces and nephews. She was baptized in infancy and united with the Emmanuel Reformed church under the pastorate of the Rev. C. Schmitt. Membership was later transferred to the St. John’s church in Bluffton. For the past five years she made her home with her sister, Mrs. Mina Augsburger in Beaverdam. Out-of-town people at the funeral: Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Augsburger, Canton Mr. and Mrs. Homer Clark, Jackson, Michigan Mrs. E. M. Ken nel, Oxford Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Schaeublin, Findlay Ormel Schaeu blin and Misses Carrie and Gertie Emans, Ottawa Howard Schaeublin, Lima, and Miss Huldah Schaublin, Chicago. Temporary cribs built for storing Ohio corn should not be more than five or six feet in diameter and should be placed away from buildings so there will be free circulation o fair around them. A floor in the crib and some sort of a roof to keep off rain and snow will help protest the corn from spoilage. Couple Is Wed In Church Ceremony The custom of open church was observed at the wedding of Miss Genevieve Ruth Fett, eldest daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Clair B. Fett, of Campus Drive and Robert Charles Graham, U. S. N. R-, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell T. Graham, Allentown Road, Lima, which was held in the First Presbyterian church here Saturday evening at eight o’clock. She carried a i covered with a s] and white pom illusion was held Mans Warren Miss Kat and Mrs. drey K. Smith, Elzay, Mi baugh, Ad Carey Mi Marion Peggy Da Ogar, To: Painted cy Kinne, Mrs. R. E Paul Rad vich, Miss ceremony, per Ernest N. Bige on leave from read before an decorated with The single ring formed by Chaplain low, church pastor overseas duty, was improvised altar candelabra and white gladioli and white chrysanthemums. Preceding the ceremony a half hour of music was presented by Miss Ione Geisel and Miss Agla Sonkley, both of Elyria, sorority sisters of the bride. Miss Geisel sang “I Love Thee,” “Because,” and following the vows “The Lord’s Prayer.” Miss Sonkley played several medleys including “Ava Maria, estraum.” The and Mendelssohi were used. “Lieb March March '‘Always,” and Lohengrin s Wedding father, age by her ,*ely in a gown of Given in man the bride was 1 white brocaided taffeta which had a tight fitted bodice, sleeves, high ne marquisette, and train. long pointed ine inset with a long sweeping prayer book of gardenias Her veil of place by a Frenph lace. white pray oms. in Dutch cap of imported For her maid of honor, the bride chose her sister, Miss Marilyn Fett, whose gown was of ivory velveteen and fashioned similar to the bride’s, but having short cap sleeves, flowers were a spray anthemums. Her of gold chrys- whose gowns velveteen and The brides maids, ■were also of ivory fashioned as the maid of honor’s, were Miss Lois Graham, sister of the groom, Miss Joy Imbody, of Marion, college roommate of the bride, Miss Ardine Gottfried, Roches ter, New York, sorority sister of the bride, and Mrs. Dan Matthews, of Bluffton. Their bouquets were of rust and gold pom poms tied with chartruse ribbon matching their velvet head bands and long attendant wore pearls, gifts of finger mitts. Each a single strand of the bride. groom as best man Russelj K. Graham, were Don Samsel Attending the was his brother, and the ushers and Clark Schwartz, Lima, Willard Lindahl, Rochester, New York, and Captain Henry Strumpel, Dayton, cousin of the bride. Mrs. Fett, mother of the bride, chose for her daughter’s wedding, a two-piece gray silk print dress black accessories. Her corsage of gardenias. with was Mrs. Graham, mother of the groom, was attired in a two piece black silk crepe dress with sequin trim with black accessories, corsage was of red roses tied silver ribbon. Her with cere- Immediately following the mony a reception for one hundred relatives and friends was held at the home of the bride. Presiding at the table at which a yellow and white color scheme was used, was Mrs. Robert Bowder, Ada, cousin of the bride, and hostesses at the re ception were Mrs. George Swank, Jr., Michawaka, Indiana, and Mrs. Harold Balmer, Bluffton, close friends of the bride. The bride chose as her going away costume a two piece dress of royal blue wool with black accessories. Her only ornament was an Eisen berg pin, a gift of the groom. Fol lowing a wedding trip through the Smokey Mountains the couple will be at home November 1 at 504 Rugby Road, Charlottesville, Virginia. Mrs. Graham attended Bluffton college and was graduated from Bowling Green State University June 1944, where she was a member of Delta Gamma social fraternity, Until recently she was employed in a secretarial capacity by the East man Kodak company, Rochester, New York. Petty Officer Graham, who grad uated from Lima Central and also attended Bluffton college and Bowl ing Green State University, now is stationed with the NROTC unit as structor at the Univers- an athletic i ity of Virginiai, Out of Harry Sti and Mrs. Ind. Mr. Charlottesville, Va. guests included: Mrs. tell, Sumner, Iowa Mr. enn Hiestand, Marion, Mrs. Lysle Baumgart uka, Ind. Mrs. Walter dr. and Mrs. Leslie Ma li Mrs. Frank Prentice, iss Roberta Stambaugh, Carras, Cleveland Dean B. Conklin, Dean Au du, Mr. and Mrs. Eldon rgianna Kaull, Bowling Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Mr. and Mrs Howard and Mrs. J. J. Stam- Mrs. Frank Galbroner, and Mrs. A. D. Imbody, sses Jo Ann Simmons, Tonkin, Midge Penny CIoos, Miss st, New York Miss Nan Needham, Mass. Mr. and Alquire and family, Mrs. ilovich, Mrs. B. Radulo- Bluffton Man Is Wed In Indiana Miss Mary J. Liechty, daughter Mr. and Mrs. Albert W. Liechty northwest of Berne, Ind., and Emmet W. Augsburger, younger son of Mr. and Mrs. Menno Augsburger of northwest of Bluffton, were mar ried at 2:45 Sunday afternoon at the First Mennonite church in Berne, Ind., by the Rev. P. J. Boehr, the groom’s pastor, of the St. John church near Pandora, in a double ring ceremony in the presence of relatives and friends. The bride, who was given in mar riage by her father, was lovely in a white taffeta gown with a net yoke outlined by a lace bertha. The fitted bodice was closed in back with tiny covered buttons, and the full gathered skirt ended in a train. The sleeves were full at the top and came to points over the hands. A fingertip veil of white net, white footwear, and a gold heart-shaped locket, a gift from the groom, com pleted the bride’s costume. She car ried a bouquet of white roses tied with white ribbon. The white streamers were tied in knots and a touch of blue was added. The bride was attended by her two sisters, Miss and Miss Ruth former, as maid pink jersey gown ican beauty roses, and the latter, as bridesmaid, appeared in a blue mar quisette formal and carried Talis man roses. Anna V. Liechty B. Liechty. The of honor, wore a and carried Amer- The groom, who wore dark brown, was attended by his only brother, Ottis Augsburger. Both had white carnation boutonnaires, as did the other men of the briday party. Ushers were Nelson Schumacher, Paul Augsburger, cousin of the groom, Sherman Von Gunten and Milo Lehman, cousins of the bride. The musical setting was presented by Miss Ruth M. Liechty, organist, and Edgar Neuenschwander, Jr., vocalist, pastor of the Missionary church of Yoder, Ind. Appropriate bridal selections were played before and during the ceremony. The vocal numbers included, “Ah! Sweet Mys tery of Life,” “O Perfect Love,” and “Because,” before the vows were ex changed, and “Together Life’s Path way We Tread” immediately after ward. The traditional marches were used for the processional and reces sional. The front of the church was beau tiful with autumn leaves, fern and baskets of mums. The tall white tapers in two seven-branch candel abra were lighted just before the vocal numbers were given, orating was done by Mrs. er assisted by Mrs. Sprunger, Mrs. Herman Mrs. Jerome Hawbaker Glenn Bixler, all cousins of the bride. The dec Ira Gerb Raymond Wulliman, and Mrs. After the recessional the wedding guests were received by the bride and groom in the vestibule of the church. Later in the evening a reception for the bridal party, the immediate families and a few invited guests was given by the bride’s parents at their country home. Wedding cake, ice cream and coffee were served by four cousins of the bride, Miss Frie da Liechty assisted by the Misses .Martha Lehman, Irena and Marcella Liechty, who wore formals. The coffee was poured by Mrs. Levi Leh man, an aunt of the bride. The three-tier cake had a miniature bride nad groom on top. The first piece was cut in the traditional manner. The bride was graduated Monroe High school, Monroe, as valedictorian of hex* NOTICE EXCESS Gen’l from Ind., class in Bible She also attended the Moody The groom from Pandora High Institute of Chicago, graduated school, farmer. He is a prosperous young After a honeymoon of unannounc ed destination the couple will be at home near two farms parents. Bluffton on one of the owned by the groom’s OF ELECTION ON TAX LEVY IN OF THE TEN MILL LIMITATION Code Secs. 4785-13 (g). 5625-17 is hereby given that Notice _____ ___ ___ ...__________pursuancein of a Resolution of the Board of Education of the Bluffton Exempted Village School District, Allen County, Ohio, passed on the 10th day of September, 1945, there will be submitted to a vote of the people of said Bluffton Ex empted Village School District at the NOVEM BER ELECTION to he held in t)x' Bluffton Exempted Village School Allen County, Ohio, at the regularraces of voting therein on Tuesday, the 61tp4ay of November. 1945, the question of leuwng a tax in excess of the ten mill limitanfoq for the benefit of Bluffton Exempted Village the purpose of Graying ______ ___ .___E:.,------- This is a renewal of an ej isting levy of thr mills, at a rate not excee each one dollar of valuat Current three mills for uation, for a period of fiv (5) The Polls for said Electi n w 6:30 o’clock A. M. and rem tin Of V en tandardj clock P. M. (Easterr id day. By order of the of Allen Elect FLAGER Fred Tharpe, Mrs rick, Mrs. William Jene W. Sher O. Neill, Lima. Complete Insurance Service Auto, Fire, I/ife, Health, Ac cident, Tljieft, Inability PAUL KJWHITMER 245 W. Grove St. Phone 350-W Bluffton, Ohio Representing Farm Farm Farm Bureau Mutual Auto Ins. Co. Bureau Mutual Fire Ins. Co. Bureau Life Insurance Co. Home Office: Columbus, Ohio. Lafayette School To Present Play Rehearsals started last week for the senior class play, “You’ll Die Laughing” which is to be staged soon. The cast includes: Dorothy Paul, Tom Ross, Gerald Clum, Bill Hawk, Dorothy Kempher, Fred Sum ney, Marjorie McElwain, Eloise Augsburger, Betty Betz, Jean Zim mer, Loretta Grady, and Ed Snyder. Harvey Badertscher is the director. The staff for “The Wolf,” school newspaper, was elected by the stu dent body the past week. Colleen Connor was chosen editor-in-chief Nolan Younkman, assistant editor in-chief Eloise Augsburger, school news editor Gerald Clum, sports editor Jim Bassett, art editor, Bob Swallow, freshman editor Mary Alice Andrews, eighth grade editor Ruth Stauffer, seventh grade editor Lloyd Littler, sophomore editor and Waneta Ransbottom, junior editor. Preparations are being made for the first issue to appear November 3. Kenneth Skyles withdrew at the end of the first six weeks period. He is transferring to Bucyrus high school. Jim McNett also withdrew from school. New* students entering for the sec ond six weeks were: Gene Roose and Robert Pinney, sophomores Alva Lundy and Kenneth Wortman, both fifth graders. The seniors have had their pic tures taken. Recently group pic tures of each class were taken. On the assembly program the teachers presented a speaker, Archer Diehl, a former school man. His lec- Clearance Sale Floor Sample 20% OFF Regularly priced $16.50 to $3! These are from our regular stock soiled from use as floor samples for disj They will give you all the service of a mi at the regular price. Only a limited number of these fl if you want a bargain you’ll have to cor ture was quite humorous as well as thought provoking. Among the epi grams which he coined himself were: “Cheer up, the world can’t come to an end, it’s round” “The preacher counts the women, then says ‘Ah Men!’ “The last man in a race has much to look forward to “Only an old bachelor is entitled to be addressed as ‘Missed her!’.” Mayor’s Notice Attention of parents is hereby di rected to village ordinances and state statutes providing penalties for destruction of property. No exception because of the Hal loween season will be made in the enforcement of these ordinances and statutes and parents will be liable for any property damage caused by minors. Basinger's Furniture Store Forty-three Years of Dependable, Service Deputy Sheriff Fred Martin has been added to the town’s police force as an added precaution to insure orderliness and proper protection of property. 27 W. A. Howe, Mayor A total of 35,476 applications for crop insurance on wheat was made before the September deadline by Ohio farmers. The policies will cover wheat grown on 41,188 farms and will protect the harvest on about 35 per cent of Ohio’s total 1946 wheat acreage. The greatest number of ap plications were made by Putnam county farmers, and Portage and Mercer counties follow*ed closely. Francis Basingeij, D. D. Evan Basinger, Teleph Right now is the time you should figure the future life of that John Deere Tractor of yours ... to make dead certain that it will continue to give vou the best that is built into it. It is the most important machine on your farm and, for that reason, is entitled to the best of care. So, between the busy seasons is a good time to have it thoroughly checked, cleaned, and tuned up. Bring it in to our service shop. Our factory-trained experts will do what is necessary to assure you not only better) service but a longer life oj service. O. C. HURSEY & SONS Only Genuine John Deere Renair BUY BONDS SAVE SCRAP 1-W hio Mattresses M////,t. WHILE THHY LAST but slightly ay purposes, tress bought ►r samples— early.