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After trailing thruout most of the first two quarters, Bluffton High cagers came back with a last-half scoring rush last Friday night to net a 43 to 53 victory over Lima St. Rose, on the Bluffton court. St. Rose led at the quarter 10 to 8 and the halftime count was knotted at 20-all to set the stage for as thrilling a last half as local fans have seen in many a year. Four times in the third period, the Pirates had a four-point ad vantage but everytime the visitors pulled up strong and it was still anybody’s ball game when the stanza ended with the Burckymen on the long end of a 31 to 29 count. Then in the last quarter, Bluff ton’s Pirates cut loose with a 12 point attack and at the same time held the St. Rose crew to only four points, to make sure of their second victory of the season. H. S. Reserves Win By Score Of 48-20 Bluffton High reserves had an easy time of disposing of Lima St. Rose seconds, 48 to 20, last Friday night on the local court. After gettiing away to a 14 to 2 first-quarter lead, Bluffton continued to pour on the points in the second period and led at halftime, 26 to 4. The third-quarter score was 34 to 13. Kirtland had a field day at the expense of the visitors to score 19 points. Pogue got eight, Wilch seven, Bracy six, Moore five, Stone hill two and Lewis one. Ventilate Stable To ventilate the dairy stable prop erly in winter, only the coolest air should be allowed to escape, that is the air near the floor. 1.1 1,-. I I U Bluffton High Cagers Close With Rush To Beat Lima St. Rose, 43-33 Art Hilty, Ken Moser and Bob Lee Two home games will be played within the next week by Bluffton High cagers, with the Pirates meet ing Ada here this Friday night and Lima St. John on the local court next Tuesday. Bluffton college in the meantime has only one game remaining on its pre-Christmas recess schedule, a tilt with Ohio Northern in the col lege gymnasium this Wednesday. Bluffton High’s two assignments will be anything but easy ones, for both Ada and St. Johns are shaping up into formidable foes on the basis of their early showing, and the fine High School And College Will Play Games At Home This W eek .. For Christmas I I I I I I I I Pillows for the living room. A large new shipment in satin, bro caded and moiree. 3 led Bluffton’s scoring assault in the thriller. Each of them got five field goals, but a difference in free throws gave Hilty 14 points Moser 13 and Lee 11. Bluffton had an edge in all de partments of play, with 17 field goals in comparison with 14 for the visitors, and nine free throw’s to five. Bluffton Moser ...... ............... 5 3 13 Hilty .............. 5 4 14 Howe ............... 0 1 1 Lee ............... ............... 5 1 11 Basinger .... .............. 0 0 0 Hartman ...... ............... 0 0 0 Althaus ............... 2 0 4 Sommers .......... 0 0 0 Stonehill _____ 0 0 0 Lewis ............ ............... 0 0 0 Klav .............. ............... 0 0 0 Smucker ........ ............... 0 0 0 Reagan ............... 0 0 0 —fc. Totals ........... 17 9 43 Lima St. Rose ____ __ 14 5 33 record of the Pirates will be put to a real test before the week is over. A spirited contest is expected between two teams on a par when Bluffton tangles with Northern here this Wednesday. In tilts last week with Bowling Green both teams per mitted the powerful Falcons to score 80 points, and the game this week should be evenly fought all the way. After meeting St. Johns, Bluffton High will not see action again until Jan. 4, when Celina will play the Pirates here. Bluffton college’s first start following the holidays will be against the Alumni on Jan. 9. Minors9 Working Hours Restricted Ohio’s return to its rigid pre-war laws affecting the employment of minor boys and girls this Saturday, Dec. 15, will result in changes in their work in local business and in dustrial establishments, Supt. of Schools Ralph Lanham pointed out this week. In discontinuing the wartime re laxation of the industrial laws, it no longer will be possible to employ girls under 18 or boys under 16 be fore 7 a. m. or after 6 p. m., or for more than eight hours a day. Girls from 18 to 21 and boys from 16 to 18 cannot work earlier than 6 a. m. or later than 10 p. m. All minors of school age must have a schooling'certificate to Be employed. Eleanor Starkey, Soprano, New York City Youth Sentenced For Series Of Robberies His confessed participation in 17 robberies in this district, including three in Bluffton, last week brought an indeterminate term at the Boys Farm, Lancaster, for a 17-year-old Findlay youth. A 17-year-old companion involved in the same escapades was bound over to the Hancock county grand jury at his own request. The third youth involved was placed on proba tion inasmuch as he had participated in only one robbery. The youths confessed to stealing upwards of $700 in cash, $125 in checks and miscellaneous merchan dise. Their burglaries here were in the Ruff 5 and jU' Cent Store, the Risser Sandwich s^fop, and the Rose bowl recreation^liall. MESSIAH SOLOISTS Who will lie heard in “The Messiah” here Sunday Night at the High School Auditorium Carlton Eldridge, Tenor Paul Fuller, Bass Lansing, Mich. Detroit, Mich. THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO a Jp.* Gayle Howey, Contralto Lima, Ohio Mt. Cory Man Dies In Highway Mishap Charles Paul Martin, 40, of Mt. Cory, was instantly killed last Sat urday evening when the automobile he was driving struck a parked truck on the Dixie highway, five miles south of Perrysburg. Death resulted from a crushed chest and fractured skull, the Wood County Coroner reported in return ing a verdict of accidental death. Survivors include his wife, the former Nova Brubaker one daugh ter, Jean Ann, 13, one brother and three sisters. He was born near Williamstown on February 27, 1905. Funeral service were held at Ar lington Tuesday a^Beimoon, with Rev. J. J. Anglemyer officiating. Burial was in the Williamstown cemetery. New shipments of tables, chairs and other Basinger's Fnrnitnre Store Funeral For Former Beaverdam Marshal Funeral services were held last Saturday for John H. Weller, 80, who served as town marshal of Beaverdam for 12 years, and who died Thursday morning of last week at the home of a son, John Weller, Jr., of near Lima. Weller’s death was caused by heart disease, and followed a period of failing health. Last rites were held in the Pleas ant View church, with Rev. Walter Sanders officiating. Burial was in the Lewis Grove cemetery. Survivors include three children: Mrs. Sara Eiche, John and Roy Wel ler, all of in or near Lima. A sis ter, Mrs. Ida Hi^e, lives in Find lay. His wife, the former Ida Klinefelter, whom he married in 1920, preceded him in death. Obituary Mrs. Araminta (Swank) Dally was the daughter of Christian and Jane Mary Swank. She was born in Orange township, Hancock county, Ohio, May 4, 1874 and departed this life at her home in Bluffton, Ohio, on December 6, 1945, at the age of 71 years, 7 months, 2 days. On January 1, 1896, she was united in marriage to William R. Dally. To this union were born four child ren, one daughter and three sons. Two of the sons preceded her in death. She is survived by her hus band, together with the daughter, Mrs. Marguerite Klay (of Bluffton), and one son, Maurice (of Hawth orne, Calif.) also by nine grand children and one great grandchild. She also leaves a half brother, Arthur Swank of Orange township, and a half-sister Mrs. Gertrude Ryan, of Ada. On June 8, 1913, during the pas torate of Rev. J. H. Butler, she, to gether with her daughter, united with the Methodist church in Bluff ton. Some years later, after moving to Lima, she transferred her mem bership to the Grace Methodist church of that city. CARD OF THANKS To our multitude of friends and The Rev. Weed and Mrs. Todd: Your comforting expressions of sym pathy, with all the beautiful flowers and help in our late bereavement, the death of wife and mother, will always be remembered with deep gratitude. William R. Dally Maurice E. Dally Marguerite Klay Worn Paint Is the paint worn off your kitchen cabinet, table or drainboards? Then apply linoleum instead of oilcloth, as a complete covering or as mats. Bluffton Co Ttabbi Frederic Doppelt, Fort Wayne, was the speaker in chapel and classes last Wednesday. Rabbi Doppelt came under the auspices of the Jewish Chautauqua Society, which was created for the purpose of furthering Jewish-Gentile relations in schools and colleges. Rabbi Doppelt spoke on the topic, “Jewish Contributions to Civiliza tion.” He is at present Rabbi of the Congregation Ashduth Vesholm at Fort Wayne, and has written many articles and several books on the theme of Jewish mystic lore and legends, and is an authority on the religious and economic status of the modern Jewish people. Bluffton College will have a snow carnival Saturday. This carnival is being planned by the freshman class. Otto Klassen is the chairman. Stu dents have selected the snow queen and her attendants from the fresh man class. The snow queen will be Bluffton High By Joan Clark Christmas Vespers were presented by the Music Department Sunday afternoon in the auditorium at 3:00. The program was directed by Miss Harriet Brate, director of the chorus and Mr. Carl Twinging, director of the band and orchestra. The program consisted of three numbers by the orchestra, “Entrance and March of the Peers” by Sullivan Reibold, “Largo” by Handel, and Poet and Peasant” by von Suppe Roberts. A Christmas cantata, “Christ is Born” by Clokey, given by the chorus, and two numbers by the band, “Simplicity” by Lee, and “Olympia Overture” by Zamecnik. The district Girl Reserves Con ference was held Saturday morning and afternoon in the high school. Armorsville Mr. and Mrs. Carl McCafferty and son Donald called Sunday afternoon on Mrs. Bertha Shelly. Miss Rosann Hilty is spending a 22 day leave with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Hilty. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Owens and family spent Tuesday evening with Miss Clarabel Owens and Mrs. Sarau Oates and son Don. Those that enjoyed an oyster sup per with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Mont gomery and daughter last Tuesday evening were: Mr. and Mrs. Carl McCafferty and son, Miss Margaret Guider, MrM Mabel Hilty and grand daughter Sally Ann, Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Hilty, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan THURSDAY, DEC. 13, 1945 lege Notes Janice Welty and her escort will be Charles Rickert. Her maid of honor will be Helen Bohn and the maid oi honor’s escort will be Burton Yost. The speaker for chapel Friday, December 7, was Rev. Orlando Wiebe pastor of the Mennonite church at Meade, Kansas. For the past week Rev. Wiebe has been holding meet ings at the Ebenezer Mennonite church near Bluffton. The Home Economics club is again carrying on the project of selling Christmas candy. Each member of the club helps to make the candy which is sold to many townspeople and Students. Dr. Albert W. Palmer gave a lecture on the topic, “Wanted, A Code for Victors,” at the chapel, Tuesday night. Dr. Palmer recently retired as president of the Chicago Theological Seminary. School Notes The program of the day follows: 9:30—Registration 10:00—Singing led by Jean Ann Steinman. 10:30—Introduction, welcome by Miss Keel, advisor of the Bluffton G. R., a violin solo—Mary Ann Smucker, Roll Call, Vocal trio— Margaret Diller, Louise Soldner, and Phyllis Hardwick. 11:00—Mrs. A. A. Dalton, speaker. 11:30—open forum led by Mrs. Dalton. 11:45—Visit and Workshop. 1:50—Recreation 2:00—Workshop groups led by: Program—Helen Persinger Publicity —Mrs. Fred Lingle Music—Jean Ann Steinman Advisors—Mrs. Sid ney Hauenstein Worship—Clymenia Hammon Service—Celia Amstutz. 3:00—Closing worship service led by the Ada G. R. Montgomery and family, Mr. end Mrs. O. P. Hartman and son Jay, Mrs. Ervin Moser, son Morris and daughter Rosella and Jimmy Fox, Mr. and Mrs. Levi Hauenstein, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Montgomery’, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ream, Mrs. Clyde Klingler Jr. and son Keith, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Klingler. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Holmes, Mr.', and Mrs. Bernard Stratton and family were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Moore ana family. L. A. S. and W. M. S. of the Liberty Chapel church meets this Thursday for an all day meeting, with Mrs. Eva Moser. Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Klingler of Findlay called Sunday afternoon on Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Klingler. Fill Their Stocking Here Every day is a wonder day in our toy department—bring in the children.