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THURSDAY, DEC. 20, 1945
Organization of the Allen County Soil Conservation district was effect ed last week with three Bluffton area men holding offices on the ex ecutive staff. J. Edgar Begg, Columbus Grove Route 2, was named president Hen ry P. Huber, Bluffton, is treasurer, and Guy Larue, Lafayette Route 2, is a member of the executive board. Beaverdam Lawrence W. Yant, Jr., received his honorable discharge the first of De cember. He had been gone 20 months and was a prisoner of war for 4 months in Germany. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Beck attended a wedding Sunday afternoon at the Three Bluffton Area n On New County Soil Conservation Board Wishing The board plans to immediately visit the work programs being car ried on in cither parts of the state, and will soon map their own plan of action. Forty-six of Ohio’s, 88 counties have conservation dist net organiza tions, and establishment of a district in Allen county culminates more than a year’s efforts on the part of farmers interested in the project. Methodist church in Cairo of Miss Mary Lou Wert of Cairo to John A. Howe, G. M. 3-C. U. S. N., son of Mr. and Mrs. Verne Howe of Midland, Michigan. Mrs. Cynthia Elliott has returned home from Maumee, where she spent three years at the home of Carl Smith and family. The W. S. C. S. of the Methodist Vel's Beauty Box V w* Naomi Jones Veldean Cans^ Schultz CLARK HAT SHOPPE DELLA CLARK church met at the home of Mrs. I. J. Amstutz last Thursday About 14 were wresent. Watt lead the meeting. afternoon. Mrs. Pearl confined to Mrs. Ed Bogart who is her home on account of illness would appreciate a card of ‘cheer’ or callers. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Roberts of Lima, spent Thursday afternoon with his mother, Mrs Diora Roberts. Mrs. I. R. Dally of Bluffton passed away with a heart attack. She was formerly from Beaverdam and will be greatly missed here by her many friends. Miss Ruth Durkee is spending sev eral weeks in Cincinnati with Mr. and Mrs. Warren Durkee and family. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Bowers, formerly Miss Carroll Anderson, are the proud parents of a baby boy at Ada. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Marshall and daughter Malinda have moved to Ur bana. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Augsburger are the proud parents of a baby girl at Waynesfield, Route No. 1. She had Wishing You An OLD- FASHIONED CHRISTMAS In The Good Old American Way We thank you for your kind nesses and wish you again the season’s compliments Holiday QreetinyA A S we come to the close of another year, it is our sin cere hope that the friendliness that has marked our associa tions in the past will continue and grow stronger as the years go by. The Bluffton Stone Co THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO 4 ftie ft®ft®ft®ft® ft® ft® ft® ft® ft u Once again the Yuletide Season offers a welcome opportunity to Extend Cordial Greetings and Best Wishes to all those whose friend ship and patronage we have en joyed during the year. May we express our appreciation of your consideration and Best Wishes for Your Continued Happiness. Greding Hardware Bluffton, Ohio formerly been superintendent of the Primary and Junior Departments of the Methodist Sunday school at Beav erdam. John Weller passed away hime of his son, Roy Weller. Ed Cook has been confined home by illness. the at his to in the Robert Yarger has enlisted Navy and is now’ in Virginia. O. K. Bowers received an honorable discharge from the U. S. Naval Re serve, December 1st, after three years of service. The last fifteen months of service were spent in the Pacific New Guinea, the Admiraltys and Guam. Wm. Lutterbein, T. V. Stim and Gail Arnold spent a few’ days the first of the w’eek deer hunting at Portsmouth. Mrs. Mildred Bassitt has opened up a lunch room where the tin shop used to be. Lunches and dinners are serv ed to the public. Sam Davis who passed away two weeks ago at Kalamazoo, Mich., has been greatly missed by his friends. Mr. Davis made his home with Mrs. Dora Roberts for three years. He left here six weeks ago to visit his children and was taken ill, suffering two strokes and passed away very suddenly. The children and relatives came to Mrs. Dora Roberts home the day of the funeral. Services w held at the Methodist church in Be erdam. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Perkins daughter, Norma Breckley, to i daugster, Norma Breckley, to William Fett, Jr., which took pl Nov. 26 in Covington, Ky. Anna Mae King spent the week end at the home of her father at Deer born, Mich. Henry Volant who has been ill for a couple of weeks is feeling better. His nephew’ from Detroit, Mich., is here during his illness. 6. E. Boop has opened up an Elec tric Service shop and is doing motor repairing, wiring and plumbing arid appliance repairing in the brick build ing on the Dixie highway in Beaver- Wm. Stauffer, north of Beaverdam, on the Wm. Arnold farm, passed away very suddenly of a heart attack, Sun day morning. Mrs. Dora Robert spent a day with Mrs. Emma Jane Barber, one day last week. Mrs. Barber has been ill for some time and would appreciate a card of ‘cheer’ or have friends call on her. In Memoriam In memory of rs. Susan L. Arnold who passed away December 19, 1944. We are so sad when those we love Are called to live in that home above. But why should we grieve When they say goodbye And go to dwell in a cloudless sky For they have but gone to prepare the way The Farm Bureau Mutual Auto Insurance Company is the largest insurer of automobiles in Ohio. Why It is Writes only sti able policies, 1 settlement moderate. itron, hdaJ haunting rhythm Moorish palace the jungles of fastnesses of on on of Mr. and Mrs. Buster Graveline Illinois are living at the home of his uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Varvel. Xenuine ant city of was often financially, rion-assess fine claims The costs are WHITMER Phone 350-W PAUL E. 245 W. Grove St. Bluffton, Ohio Representing Farm Bureau Mutual Auto Ins. Co. Home Office Columbus, Ohio. ers of fashi zone of cull some And we’ll join them again happy day. The Children Steam-Pressing Wool Cover the wool first with the dry wool press cloth, then with the cot ton press cloth dampened in warm water. Press by setting down—then lifting—a warm iron don’t slide the iron back and forth. Press down just enough to force steam through the wool. Lift the press cloths and beat out steam left in the wool with your hand or a wood block. AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE Spanish, Indian And Negro Music Found In Marinera, Peru’s National Folk Dance and the World long before it knew the white man.—Editor Much of the American popular probably lie are of in a greater or lesser propo flavor to the w This is as where and it popular music both song and dance form—is psychological product and the nu bai in Peru vXprcission mixture part Iniian of th i in the the ever, while re of in domii he Andes Peru and Chile among the fir Mr. Mr. The with some ictically no n said to of Latin “picares- absolutely untouched bv music. The natives never Spanish of its own “cueca” while seem to think that they came ie Zamecueca Resbaloca, is time went by, these songs and ices were performed, not only by Spanish descended population but 5 by acquired negro upon them the sensual quality tremendous vigorous, proper to their race. When Peru achieved its independ ence and gained with it an interest of the upper classes in the popular life of the country the zamacueca was danced in the best salons of the Peruvian capital. It eventually became the fashion to have colored dancing teachers give lessons noble birth the Spanish harp but could not help but give the music something of their ancestral African background. of the cently dance ‘d dancing the young iese teachers played Thus, when the zamacueca and its satellite the resbalosa were, in the nineteenth century, rechristened Mar from Marina-Navy) in honor Peruvian Navy which had re been at war with Chile, the mew’hat evolved from had sc its primitive There ivas custom,—that World from the Moors, through the Andalusians—of having accompany the dancers clapping of hands an part in the merriment, Marinera had definitely creole dance. Today the national dance form of Peru, the Spanish form. still the traditional loud take the n by a id thus but become the women spectators alone sometimes one word only, the of one of the dancers for ini is repeated over and over aga: lowing the melody, while on ng and sc Peru, the Marinera especially featured on the 24th June at the Feast of the Amanca a traditional festival held on the out skirts of Lima. The popular instruments general ly used to accompany the Marinera are the guitar and the cajon. a sort of drum made of a wooden box crate upon which the rhythm beaten with the hands. or The verses are very often sung by Improve Your Home with—, Roofing, Spouting Asbestos Siding, Roll Brick and Insul Brick Siding Also see me for Metal Roof Painting, & Furnaces Jacob Warkentin Rt. 2, Columbus Grove, Ohio Bluffton phone 645-R and name ‘he spur of the moment. With the present revival traditions throughout the wc Marinera, whose populari never declined among the people of Peru, has come back fashion in the upper classes. The soul of a Peru that has bkgn lives again through the feet shuffle to the traditional through the voices that that rhythm, sing thi song of old, through the guitars that strum melodies of the past, as the Marinera is danced. Christmas carols float through the air hearts are light and gay We wish you the Merriest Christmas possible! we I ings Meat 1 1 I I I i perfori girl ad- In this dance, usually out of doors, the man and vance towards each other gliding step, each holding kerchief in one hand. The is held higher or lower and flutters gracefully as the dancers withdraw and advance in the flirting, coquetish movements of the dance. Elk Restaurant NOTICE The Orange township trustees will hold their yearly settlement meeting Friday, December 28 at 7:30 p. m. at the township house. All outstanding bills that FHE simple into must be presented on or before time. James A. Gallant, Clerk. •NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT TATE OF OHIO Hen County, aa. F.-tate t4, Barbara Steiner Deceased Auk'UMH Steiner of Bluffton. Ohio, has been *j pointed and Qualified as Administratrix de non the estate of Barbara Steiner late of Allen County, Ohio, deceased. Dated this 12th day of December 1945. RAYMOND P. SMITH Probate Judge. NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT HE STATE Of OHIO id Mrs. Don Cahill nd Personnel S/A Gur Best Wishes for a Mei ry Christinas all our many friends and pa rous—wherever they may be— ake pleasure in extending greet of the season. singer Bros. arket and Locker Service WfrSws-PMa v..e w.® e^s: ate ftrfs ft,® ft® ft® ft®ft®ftatM^ft®ft^ftjnJft®ft®ft®ftaB-ft® «*3oAa-ts^-sPta«*NrWa a o?a-wxa Hdser Deceased No. 2. Ada. Ohio. R. F. D. No. 1. in appointed and Helper. R. F. and Howard B. Heiser Lafayette, Ohio, have qualified as Executora of I* my Heiser late of Allen County, deceased. Somas Ohio, Dated this 14th day of December 1945. RAYMOND P. SMITH Probate Judge. i 4 1 MeMuf. eivuAimai. 7a /JU H’E are hoping that every one of you enjoys the happiness of Christ mas and the holi day season. We wish to express our thanks for your patronage and your friendship, and hope we may serve you throughout the fu ture years!