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Christmas gifts were wrapped for children in Japanese relocation centers at the Y. W. C. A. meeting monday. Rev. Wilmer Shelly, pastor of the Mennonite church at Topeka, Indiana spoke to the Gospel Teams and the International Relations club 1 hurs day night. As a representative of the Mennonite Central Committee, re Bluffton College Notes Bluffton High By Joan Clark and Richard Minck G. R. held a meeting Wednesday evening at 7:30. A short business meeting was held to discuss the project of selling metal sponges and caps with school colors. Josephine Steiner then spoke of her experiences overseas. After this Rev. Shelly w’orked with C. units in Puerto Rico. School Notes Merry Christmas Everybody! Best Wishes To Our Customers QRATFFUL for the good ourselves have enjoyed, preciation of the loyalty friends and customers w to you our best wishes foi Merry Christmas. The Bluffton Cement P. s. the in night. Annual Christmas banquet dining hall will be Thursday The toastmaster Stauffer. Professor Lantz will lead the group in some Christmas carols after which a talk on “Christmas” will be given by Dr. Ramseyer. Elizabeth Brand w’ill sing a solo. will be Stanley sroup singing was enjoyed followed by devotions. The individual Junior and Senior pictures arrived Monday. G. A. A. played Triplett Girls In basketball Monday evening at 7:30. will we In ap iof our extend U very Ben Amstutz & Son, Candles! more ItfAKE Christina. with the let the real shine down This is our and yours. cheerful candles— soft glow7 of spirit upon you and yours. Yuletide wish for you of the occasion you For your generous patronage in the past, please accept our thanks. FARM' Bureau S. Main St, Phone 377-W Bluffton, Ohio Quarters of five and ten minutes each were played at that time. The Triplett Girls were the champions. There was a short Hi-Y meeting Wednesday evening at 7:30 in the clubroom. Devotions were read by Paul Steiner. There were 114 magazine subscrip tions sold by the club. An opinion Several of Should labor Was the use against Japan country draft all eighteen year old boys for ing, and realistic gotten poll was also taken, the questions were: unions be abolished of the atoomic bomb justified? Should the one year of military train Are the four Freedoms un and should they be for- Pirate Seconds Win Over Ada, 27-23 After leading at one time 15 to 4 Bluffton High reserves were not dis heartened when Ada seconds rallied to tally 15 points while they were getting none, and the Pirate under studies finally turned the tide their favor again and w’ent on win by a score of 27 to 23. in to to The Pirate reserves held a 13 4 first quarter advantage, then the attack bogged down after they worked the county to 15 to 4, and Ada had halftime. i r' tied the score at 15-all at opening minutes of the last visitors ran up a 19 to 15 In the half the advantage, but Bluffton came back strong to lead at the end of the third period 22 to 21, and then went on to victory. Kirtland and Sommers each tal lied six points for the winners, Pogue had five Bracy three, Ray Wilch, Stonehill and Moore each. Appearing in preceding an and two College Five Loses To Northern, 47-33 their final contest extended Christmas holiday layoff, Bluffton college eag ers w’ent down to defeat before Ohio Northern university, by a score of 47 to 33, last Wednesday night on the Beavers’ court. Bluffton started slowly in the con test, and before the home team’s offensive maneuvers got into high gear the Bears had virtually as sured themselves of victory. The Beavers were trailing, 17 to 36, be fore they really got under way. Shelly with 11 points was high for Bluffton in the contest, and Klassen took second honors for the Beavers with nine. Scoring honors of the evening, however, went to Huston and Good, of the visitors, who tallied 15 and 10 points respectively. Bluffton’s next cage start will not be until January 9 when the Beav ers tangle with the Alumni college gymnasium. in the APPRECIATED wish to thank my friends, different organizations for also the the cards, letters, flowers and other gifts which I received during my illness this past summer and fall. They w’ere lovely and greatly appreciated. I wish all of you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Mrs. Ray Marshall THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO Bluffton High eagers racked up their third victory in four starts last Friday night with a 37 to 26 win over Ada on the local court. Except for a space of about one minute early in the first quarter when Ada held a 5 to 4 advantage, the Pirates led all the way, with their greatest show of offensive strength in the initial stanza when they tallied 12 points and their best defensive stand coming in the last quarter when the visitors made but four points. The Burckymen held a 12 to 9 first quarter halftime, 18 quarter they 29 to 22. Bluffton High Cagers Score Third 37-26 Win Over Ada Victory With advantage, and led at to 14. In the third stretched their lead to at any previous time More than this year the Pirates showed well balanced offensive power, w’ith five members of the team vying for scor ing honors. LaFayette The W. S. C. S. of the Liberty Chapel church met at the home of for an all day Mrs. Dorothy Hall meeting Thursday, were: Mrs. Evelyn Beatrice Rumbaugh, Stoodt, Mrs. Grace Hall, Mrs. Thelma Stoodt, Mrs. Mabel Grady, Mrs. Lu cille Baker, Mrs. Lucille Kunkleman, Mrs. Mary Boyd, Mrs. Cecil Binkley, Mrs. Gertrude Long, Mrs. Freda Der ringer, Mrs. Mary Derringer, Mrs. Stella Bowers, Mrs. Edna Bowsers, Mrs. Pearl Arnold, Mrs. Ruth Stoodt, Mrs. Frieda Arthur and the hostess. Those present Weaver, Mrs. Mrs. Boneta The King’s Daughters of the Con gregational-Christian church met at the home of Mrs. Pearl Klingler, Thursday. A basket dinner was serv ed at noon. Mrs. Rose Stevenson, Mrs.Estella Hall, Mrs. Vonna Cross and Mrs. Helen Binkley of Lima Mrs. Ella Watt, Mrs. Ura Watt, Mrs. Bertha Thayer, Mrs. Zella Hawk, Mrs. Carrie Lentz, Mrs. Blanche Ev ersole, Mrs. Verna Rollett, Mrs. Opal Binkley, Mrs. Ola Eversole, Mrs. Pearl Williams, Mrs. Jossie Williams, Mrs. Lola Long, Mrs. Ross Hefner, Mrs. Nellie Kline, Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Helen Thayer, Mrs. Etta Skinner, Mrs. Til lie Ackerman, Mrs. Esther McCague, Mrs. Cora Ellis and the hostess were present. The Keystone and Sempre Fidelis classes of the Methodist church met at the home of Mrs. Arthur, with Mrs. Brackney assisting for their Christ mas meeting. Attending w’ere: Mrs. Fannie Bergman, Mrs. Hilda Bader tscher, Mrs. Edith Downing, Mrs. Blanche Heiser, Mrs. Cadde Coggins, Miss Georgia Fackler, Mrs. Inez May, Mrs. Bessie Slone, Mrs. Lillian Plate, Mrs. Mildred Carey, Mrs. Jennie Fett, Mrs. Helen Cayton, Mrs. Ivaleen Ur ich, Mrs. Bertha Ransbottom, Mrs. Irene Stump and the hostess. Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Hall, Mrs. Grace Vorhees spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Hall and family. Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Weber and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Altenbach and son Gary all of Lima were Sunday dinner guests of the Blake Guthrie family. Mr. and Mrs. Merle McCluer and family of Harding highway were Sun day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Ack erman. Lee and Althaus each scored eight points in the tilt, Hilty and Moser and Basinger ped in with six. had seven, each chip- field goals Bluffton racked up 15 in the contest, and the visitors but nine. Bluffton Moser Althaus Hilty Howe Lee Basinger Klay Smucker Sommer Hartman Stonehill Lew’is Reagan Totals Ada got 3 3 3 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 __.15 9 East Orange Misses Martha and Esther Mar quet called on Mr. and Mrs. Will Stages one day last week. Mr. and Mrs. Orlen Gallant of near Findlay were dinner guests last Wednesday of Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell. Mr. and Mrs. Rayon Boutwell and children Lynn Ray and Lonnie Sue and Retha Van Atta were Sunday WE dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.) B. J. Boutwell and Byron Leo. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Heldman last Wednesday in the Kermit home. Ethel Mathewson, Pearl Criblez and Alma Nonnamaker spent last Wednesday evening with Emma Boutw’ell. The women of the-* Riley Creek Baptist church will meet with Mrs. Virgil Criblof on Wednesday Dec. 15 for an all day sew’ing. The sewing will be for Miss Norma Jones who will soon leave as a missionary. Mrs. Grace Warren spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Bill Warren and would like to pause extend our sincere s you for the patronage with during the past ye Christmas in the good way. jvierry Christmas THURSDAY, DEC. 20, 1945 children Stephen and Lois Kay. Mrs. Kermit Boehm who has been ill w’ith rheumatic fever for the past three months is able to sit up a few minutes now. The midweek prayer be held in the home of lant and Mr. and Mrs. merman on Wednesday ^Steiner Brush man” lor a moment or two to pod wishes and thank pu have entrusted us ir May you enjoy •Id fashioned American the PRINCE of PEACE Bethlehem, to the faithful, became the shining must for all time symbolize peace and good 'ho first saw it 1945 years ago have their coun- rpHE Star light wh will. hose terparts in e&ch of us—who look ahead with full faith in the enjoyment oi happiness and security for all people of all lands. The rich in wis 'abe born in the manger grew to speak words n which can still guide us in living the good rededicate ourselves tins Christmas to keeping spirit of the day alive—for all time. IT IS OUR PRIVILEGE TO SAY TO YOU nuti service will James Gal Orren Zim evening. Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Boutw’ell and Byron Leo spent Tuesday evening in the C. M. Heldman home. Children's Books Books for a child should be select ed to fit his present state of develop ment, which may or may not co incide with his age in years.