THURSDAY, DEC. 27. 1915
Glad Bells Again
Are Ringing Out
Loud and Clear:
Best Wishes, Friends
To All of You,
To All A Bright
Leiber's Jewelry Store
Our thanks to you for your
past patronage and hope
we may serve you Wten in
the coming year.
Open 24 Ho*
You’ll find a mighty good
New Year’s Dinner here
and remember our
Sunday Chicken Dinners—
3 miles south 4f Bluffton on Route 25
For A Happy
The City Market
Rhpda Amstutz, Mgr. 1
We Never Close
Day and Night
EACH FAMILY calling us is given
a clear understanding of the charges
made for the items of expense that
make up a funeral’s total cost
THE SAME hijjKstandard of pro
fessional spF*fce is rendered to all
.wberf^ver amount the family decides
A WIDE RANGE of prices from
which to choose.
(Phone 222• W Bluffton
THE BLUFFTON NEWS
B. F. BIERY. Business Mgr.
C. A. BIERY, Editor
Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio,
by thaeBluffton News Publishing and
Subscription rates: Year, $2.00
six months, $1.25 anywhere in U. S.
Entered as second class matter at
the postoffice at Bluffton, Ohio,
under the Act of March 3, 1879.
Mrs. Levi Hauenstein spent Christ
mas with relatives in Toledo.
Mrs. M. M. Kibler is spending the
holidays with her daughter, Mrs. E.
W. Bash and family in Lorain.
Mrs. Martha Flick is in Detroit for
the holidays visiting at the home of
her son, Donald Flick and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Deerhake and
son Donnie spent Christmas day with
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Deerhake of St.
Mr. and Mrs. Med Murray of North
Jackson street are spending the holi
days with Mr. and Mrs. John Hartzel
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Stettler are
spending the Christmas holidays with
Mr. and Mrs. Win. Cox and family of
Frank Sweeten of Taylor univer
sity, Upland, Ind., is spending the hol
iday vacation with Rev. and Mrs.
Stanley Rupp and family.
See me for memorials of all kinds.
Samuel Bixel, 409 S. Main St., Bluff
ton. Phone 429-W’. Representing the
Lima Marble & Granite Co. tf
Glen Griffith of Schenectady, N.
Y., spent Christmas with .his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Griffith
and daughters of South Lawn Ave.
Miss Louise Dunifon of Chicago
Mr. and Mrs.
with her parents,
Ralph Dunifon of
Charles Miller and
Mr. and Mrs.
family of East Lansing, Mich., spent
Christmas at the home of his moth
er, Mrs. George Miller of College
David Anderson in the Merchant
Marine service spent Christmas with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Anderson of Orange township.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rhodes and
family of Detroit spent Christmas
at the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Otto Amstutz and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Snyder of Ephra
ta, Pa., spent Christmas with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Cal Steiner of Pop
lar street. Mrs. Snyder will remain
here for a several weeks’ visit.
Miss Roberta Biery, a civilian em
ploye of the Army Signal corps in
Washington during the war has re
signed her position and will spend
several months at her home here.
Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Stepleton of
North Lawn avenue entertained at a
family dinner Mr. and Mrs. Theodore
Stepleton and family of Lima and Mr.
and Mrs. J. .Springer and family
of Peoria, Ill.
Basinger ambulance removals: Ge
neva Hankish from Bluffton hospital
to her home on South Main street
Mrs. Albert Deppler from her home
on South Main street to Bluffton
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Schnegg enter
tained at a family Christmas dinner,
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schnegg of Plym
outh, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Schaaf and family of Manchester,
Mich, and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Wilch
Mrs. Sarah Geiger formerly of
Bluffton who has been critically ill
in Bethel hospital, Newton, Kansas,
for the past three months has suffi
ciently recovered to be removed to
the home of her daughter, Mrs. Eva
Harshbarger in nearby North New
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fenty are
spending the holidays with her moth
er, Mrs. Bessie Edgecomb. Mrs.
Fenty is the former Martha Edge
comb. Mr. Fenty was recently dis
charged from the navy. The couple
expect to leave after the holidays
for Washington state where the£
will make their future home.
Diller ambulance removals: James
Davis from his home cm Grove street
to Bluffton hospital: Sylvia Thutt
from Oak Harbor to Bluffton hos
pital Mrs. Peter Matter from Bluff
ton hospital to her home on North
Spring street Mrs. Raymond Con
rad from Bluffton hospital to her
home on Geiger street Mrs. Dyle
Foltz from Cherry street to Bluff
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Basinger en
tertained at a Christmas party and
gift exchange at their home on
South Main street Tuesday. Pres
ent were: Mr. and Mrs. Abe Hilty
of Pandora Mr. and Mrs. Lendon
Basinger and child: «d Janeth and
Larry and the Misses Marcella and
Lois Basinger of Bluffton. After
noon callers were Mr. and Mrs. Ezra
Basinger and Mr. and Mrs. Francis
Reichenbach of Bluffton.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Bucher of
Grove street entertained the follow
ing for Christmas dinner: Mr. and
Mrs. Myron Hilty and daughters
Judith Ann, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert
Hilty and daughters Janice
Karen Sue of Pandora
Mrs. Myron Hilty and
Wendolyn Lu and Meredith
Joseph Schmidt and Allen
Omaha, Neb. Barbara Bucher of
Chicago and Miss Mary Lugibihl.
FFTON NEWS^BLUFFTON, OHIO
The Alpha Gamma club will enter
tain guests atits meeting Friday
night. Topic for the meeting will be
Music at Christmas Time, by Mrs.
Eleanor Morgan. Hostesses will be
Miss Carolyn Romey, Mrs. Elvira Sut
ter and Mrs. Marcella Bernard.
Orange Twp. Farm Woman’s Club
The Orange Township Farm Wom
an’s club will hold an all day meeting,
Thursday, January 3 with Mrs. Edith
Powell. The following program has
Devotionals, Ethel Shilling Roll
call my favorite radio program Sun
day Means Church to a Soldier in New
Guinea, Mildred Montgomery Por
trait of Walter Winchell, Lydia Ew
ing The Grocery Cat, Pearl Ander
son Don McNeill Wakes up Chicago,
Progressive Mothers Club
regressive Mother’s club will
Christmas party at the home
Lucille Habegger, Thursday
To Wed in Lima
Wedding of Ensign Ralph Short
of the Navy, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Elmer Short of Bluffton and Miss
June Ellen Mowrey, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. H. P. Mowrey of Lima will
take place this Wednesday night at
7:30 o’clock in Grace Methodist
church, Lima. Rev. Vernon Van
Buren, pastor of the church will
Ensign Short in naval service is
assigned to the destroyer Vamrnen.
Miss Mowrey is a teacher in
Wert high school.
& Son, Bentley ro
For sale—New I
bits for breeding
for dressed rabbit
on shares whole
matter, 2 miles no
wife and one-yeai
to rent 5 or 6 roc
ton. Lyle McCa
Oliver Cromwell, British states
man and military genius, was wrong
when he told his cavalry at the Bat
tle of Edgehill three centuries ago
to “keep your powder dry,” accord
ing to bureau of mines chemists. A
bit of moisture in the powder of his
guns would have made the weapons
more reliable. Black powder, used
now in mining and by the armed
forces—and often containing the
same ingredients as the powder used
in Cromwell’s time actually is
more sensitive and ignites more
quickly when it contains a small
amount of moisture. This is shown
in a new technical report of the bu
reau released recently.
ens the easy
e feed. Get
Worm your chic
Put Ovu-Mix in
es. J. C. Deppler
ealand white rab
also take orders
i. Cal Luginbuhl,
ne to make wood
trees. Win. Gar
•th of Dixie,
■s. Arthur Miller,
ged veteran with
-old child desires
n house in Bluff
y, Box 25, Bluff
sey heifer. A
Mellinger, 307 S.
ton phone 145-W.
New |dear songs,
lisberger, S. Jacl
corner College a
quire of Mrs. J.
stove. Call Biu1
and wood range
voir in A-l
218 South Jack
to 45, NKP rai
quire agent or
if possible. A
Reehling, 1716 i
burns wood o
Bring your bot
bert Geiger, 44!
your farm. Ra
For sale—80 a
of Bluffton knov
sion. See Ray
lain street. Bluff-
an and English
Mrs. C. W. Roeth
on phone 365-W.
e enameled coal
with copper reset
•bed in very good
for track work, 18
road, Bluffton. In
ing room and meals,
dress: Miss Lilian
ohimbia Ave., Ft.
e circulating heater,
coal. Mrs. Wayne
F. Jackson St.
mi by the quart,
e in exchange. Al-
beef butchering on
niond Moser, Bluff-
’re farm 3 miles east
n as the G. A. Non
ola jn excellent con
hn, Bluffton phone
dition, E. J. 11
Free—I have s
that would make
Will give free foi
north of Ada.
ime standing timber
cutting and hauling
Moser, 4 miles
i what avail
s the plow or
sail, or land or life,
if Freedom fail
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Poet, scholar, philosopher, lecturer,
perhaps the most brilliant figure in
American literature in his day, Ralph
Waldo Emerson yeas also an American
in the finest tradition. More famous
than the above quotation is Emerson's
"the shoe that was heard around the
world" commemorating the centers
nary of the Battle ol Lexington.
Open Tuesday, Friday,
Closed New Year’s Day
Choice 180 220 1600 down
SPRING LAMBS^rr*.. 1250
BUCKS^^fT........ 100 less
Veal calves Tuesday Only
Daily Market on Cattle.
Market closes at 12:30 P. M.
N. P. Steiner & Son
Yards phone 307-W
Home phone 189-W
JJEMEMpER, you can
call 4 doctor when
you’re ill, or see your den
tist whe$ you have a
toothace, hut you can’t get
insurance during a fire.
That’s whfn you recall the
advice of your agent to
carry adequate insurance!
ly witn this Hartford
agency before it is too
lutzi Insurance Agency
113/2 Main StreJt
U 1 /1 A Bluffton
Matinee Every Sun.
2:30 P. M.
Happy New Year
i pone who
le of Joan,*
cler, Jean de Mailly, the aliened
Popess is placed about the year 1100.
The story goes that a very talented
woman dressed as a rrian became
notary to the Curta, then Cardinal
and finally Pope. Another chron
icler, Martin of Troppau, wrote that
after Leo IV (847-855) the English
man. John of Mainz, occupied the
papal chair for two years, seven
months and four days. He was, it
is alleged, a woman. However, the
legend has been discarded by church
authorities as a pure figment of the
A family is under constant ten
sion if one parent believes in pun
ishing and the other believes in guid
ing, or disciplining without punish
May Have a
that we wish we might extend person
ally ... a Happy and Prosperous New Year to
each and every one of our friends and patrons.
The llhillliiii Slone Co
CHURCH BELLS RINGING CRISP CRUNCH
OF SNOW LEADEN SKIES EAGER
AND MAY NEW YEAR OF 1946 OPEN
A CHAPTER OF HAPPINESS FOR YOU.
MRS. FRED HAHN
i Representive of AVON Products
Phone 385-W 216 W. Elm
HOPE FOR TOMORROW
Whatever the past year may have brought, we
all look forward hopefully |o^l946 a.s a harbinger
of better days to come. ... It is our hope, too,
that in the new year we wi^J^erlnore than neigh
bors that we will -become better neighbors.
SEASON’S GREETINGS TO ONE AND ALL
& Harness Co.
Landscaping can add much to the
’beauty and enjoyment of a home.
Making a map of the home and
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bv Uloi Uli
carefully planned should be the first
step in the family landscape proj
The Farm Bureau Mutual Auto
Insurance Company is the largest
insurer of automobiles in Ohio.
Why It is strong financially.
Writes only standard non-assess
able policies. Has a fine claims
settlement record. The costs are
St. Phone 350-W
Auto Ins. Co.
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