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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
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
of differs
Grade cards were handed out for
the first six weeks Wednesday noon
in various homerooms.
And what washers they arel
Many new improvements main­
tain Maytag leadership!
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Handsome New Models
Bluffton’s Maytag Dealer
Get in Line for a Steady Po|t-War Job
Because of PLANT EXPANSION now alm^t completed we
are now hiring men to learn the following trades:
Tire Building
Tire Curing
Mill Mixing
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
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
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
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
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,
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
Miss Kat
and Mrs.
drey K.
Elzay, Mi
baugh, Ad
Carey Mi
Peggy Da
Ogar, To:
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.
'‘Always,” and
s Wedding
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
long pointed
ine inset with
a long sweeping
prayer book
of gardenias
Her veil of
place by a
Frenph lace.
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
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
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.
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.
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,
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
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
The dec
Ira Gerb
and Mrs.
After the recessional the wedding
guests were received by the bride
and groom in the vestibule of the
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*
class in
She also attended the Moody
The groom
from Pandora High
Institute of Chicago,
He is a prosperous young
After a honeymoon of unannounc
ed destination the couple will be at
home near
two farms
Bluffton on one of the
owned by the groom’s
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
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
clock P. M. (Easterr
id day.
By order of the
of Allen
Fred Tharpe, Mrs
rick, Mrs. William
Jene W. Sher
O. Neill, Lima.
Complete Insurance
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245 W. Grove St. Phone 350-W
Bluffton, Ohio
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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
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
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,
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.
Only Genuine John Deere Renair
but slightly
ay purposes,
tress bought
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