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
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.
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
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
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,
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
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church met at the home of Mrs. I. J.
Amstutz last Thursday
About 14 were wresent.
Watt lead the meeting.
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
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
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Marshall and
daughter Malinda have moved to Ur
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Augsburger
are the proud parents of a baby girl
at Waynesfield, Route No. 1. She had
Wishing You An
In The Good Old
We thank you for your kind
nesses and wish you again the
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
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
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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.
formerly been superintendent of the
Primary and Junior Departments of
the Methodist Sunday school at Beav
John Weller passed away
hime of his son, Roy Weller.
Ed Cook has been confined
home by illness.
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
Wm. Lutterbein, T. V. Stim and
Gail Arnold spent a few’ days the
first of the w’eek deer hunting at
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
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
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
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
In memory of rs. Susan L.
Arnold who passed away December
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 Farm Bureau Mutual Auto
Insurance Company is the largest
insurer of automobiles in Ohio.
Why It is
Writes only sti
able policies, 1
the jungles of
Mr. and Mrs. Buster Graveline
Illinois are living at the home of his
uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Varvel.
ant city of
The costs are
245 W. Grove St.
Farm Bureau Mutual Auto Ins. Co.
Home Office Columbus, Ohio.
ers of fashi
zone of cull
And we’ll join them again
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.
Spanish, Indian And Negro Music Found
In Marinera, Peru’s National Folk Dance
long before it knew the white
Much of the
in a greater
or lesser propo
flavor to the w
This is as
where and it
both song and dance form—is
psychological product and the nu
Peru and Chile
among the fir
n said to
absolutely untouched bv
music. The natives never
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
upon them the
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
It eventually became the fashion
to have colored dancing teachers
the Spanish harp but could not help
but give the music something of
their ancestral African background.
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
World from the Moors, through the
accompany the dancers
clapping of hands an
part in the merriment,
Marinera had definitely
Today the national dance
form of Peru, the
still the traditional
n by a
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
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.
The verses are very often sung by
Roll Brick and
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‘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
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
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.
The Orange township trustees will
hold their yearly settlement meeting
Friday, December 28 at 7:30 p. m. at
the township house. All outstanding
must be presented on or before
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
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT
HE STATE Of OHIO
id Mrs. Don Cahill
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.
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No. 2. Ada. Ohio.
R. F. D. No. 1.
in appointed and
and Howard B. Heiser
Lafayette, Ohio, have
qualified as Executora of
I* my Heiser late of Allen County,
Dated this 14th day of December 1945.
RAYMOND P. SMITH
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
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