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GOOD WILL TO MEN
HT NEW YEAR
orth Main Street
appreciation for the many favors
of friends and patrons during the
FIovMers Telegraphed Anywhere
ITH sincere good wishes
for Heal Happiness and Pros
perity during 1946
our friends and patrons
C. F. Niswander
As we stan on the threshold of
son to all ou]
we take pleasure in
eetings of the sea
friends and patrons.
The Bln on Cement
Ben Amitutz & Sons
Your Best Fool Forward and Show
You Are a Real Optimist
The Corner Drug Store
Rev. H. L. Mitchel], of Pandora,
was named chairman of the Putnam
County Infantile drive, which will be
held from Jan. 14 to Jan. 31. Rev.
Mitchell is pastor of the Pandora
Nelson Schumacher, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Menno Schumacher, of the
former Mulberry school district in
the southeast part of Riley township
left the forepart of December for
Europe with a ship load of cattle in
tended for the European relief project
in Poland. His brother Arthur, who
lives north of Pandora, was sent to
a Maryland port with cattle from,
this vicinity also and may be sent
abroad as an attendent with a ship
load of cattle. The Mennonite
churches of this community and Bluff
ton are sending to the needy Euro
peans to help them revive and re
stock their cattle industry destroyed
by the ravages of war.
Children of the Methodist church
Sunday school gave their Christmas
program, Sunday morning.
Miss Zoa Frantz, of Rensselaer,
Ind., is visiting her sister Mrs. R. A.
Krohn and other relatives here and
at Ottawa during the Christmas va
cation. Miss Frantz teaches in a
girls school at Rensselaer.
The Grace Mennonite church pre
sented its childrens’ Christmas pro
gram, Monday evening. The St. John
childrens program was also held on
School children gave their Christ
mas program Friday afternoon.
Miss Patricia Decker of Bowling
Green, is spending vacation with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Decker.
Robert Ewing, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Glen Ewing, who recently received
his discharge from the Army has
opened an auto service and repair
shop in Findlay.
Lysle Crow arrived home last week
having received his discharge. His
wife, a teacher in the Pandora high
school was the former Evelyn Hilty,
daughter of Mrs. Adam Hilty.
Rev. Forrest Musser and family
moved to their new pastorate charge
in Connecticut this week. The Mus
ser family have been greatly liked
in hte community and will be greatly
missed by the Grace Mennonite con
gregation and by others of this com
Milford Haas was elected superin
tendent of the St. John Sunday
school with Clarence Schneck, assist
ant Secretary, Paul Reichenbach
assistant, Frederick Amstutz Treas.,
Lois Jean Steiner assistant, Anna
Ruth Geiger Chorister, Emmet Augs
burger assistant, Hiram Kohli
Pianists, Lois Geiger and Anna Ruth
Lehman Librarians, Celesta Amstu
tz and Wava Geiger Primary Supts.,
Mrs. Milford Haas nad Mis Willard
Moser Home Department Superin
tendent, Mrs. Hiram Kohli.
Miss Carolyn Krohn is home from
Ft. Wayne, Ind., Bible School on
Marylin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Benton, who recently under
went an appendectomy at Bluffton
hospital is recovering at her home
east of Pandora.
Major F. D. Rodabaugh, husband
of the former Lois Neiswander arriv
ed here from China last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Eck. Mrs.
Rolland Eisenbach, Henry and Abe
Hilty were at Ft. Wayne, Ind., Satur
day afternoon to call on Miss Minnie
Hilty at the hospital. They reported
Miss Hilty getting along from her
injuries as well as could be expected.
The Edwin Small family of Jack
son, Mich., spent the week end here
with Mrs. David Basinger and family.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Shirl Hatfield
daughters Catherine and Joan and L.
Shirl Hatfield. Jr., spent Christmas
with Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Hatfield at
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Miss Catherine Hatfield, who is
taking nurses training at the Univer*
sity of Michigan hospital at Ann
Arbor, "was home several days the
L. Shirl Hatfield, Jr., who was in
the European theatre of war twenty
months arrived home last week.
Rev. P. J. Boehr, of the St. John
Mennonite church has announced he
West Elm St., Bluffton, O
next June. Rev. aneriv=: twehr. who
were formerly missionaries to China,
expect to re-enter the mission field.
A reception and covered dish din
ner were served at the Grace Men
nonite church Sunday, after the
services, in honor of Rev. and Mrs.
Musser and daughters, who left for
Connecticut this week.
Elam Suter, who lives northeast of
Pandora, was elected president of the
Putnam county Farm Bureau. Mrs.
Suter was elected as one of the four
women directors of the association.
Mrs. N. N. Soldner, another Riley
township member was also elected as
The Laurel Bracy family and Mrs.
Amos Bracy and daughter, Clara,
were dinner guests of Mrs. Jesse
Hilty and Mrs. Clara Light, Sunday.
Descendents of the late Isaac Hilty
were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Adrian Eck, Christmas Day. Usually
30 to 35 relatives enjoy the day to
Postmaster Hiram Basinger report
that the carpenters are busily engag
ed in getting the rooms ready in the
P. A. Amstutz building, for the Post
Office to be moved into. It, however,
may take quite a while before the
office is moved.
Editor Iner Basinger, of the Pan
dora Times, and Mrs. Basinger visited
relatives at Parkersburg, W. Va., over
the Christmas season.
The Dale Snavely family
Charles Anderson of Holgate,
visitors at the Hiram Krohn
Miss Rosmary McDowell is
from O. S. U., Columbus, for the
Richard Cunp is spending his va
cation from O. S. U.. at home with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter
The David Risser family, Bluffton,
Mr. and Mrs. William Cupp. Misses
Elizabeth and Lena Risser, and Mr.
and Mrs. Aaron Hilty and family were
Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Cupp, Margery and Richard
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Reese and
family entertained Dr. and Mrs.
Waldo Suter and daughter Ann. Mrs.
J. C. Reese and Miss Harriet Krohn
at dinner Christmas. The Suters
were over night guests Christmas of
Mrs. J. C. Reese.
Handel’s “Messiah” was given at
the Grace Mennonite church Sunday
night under the direction of R. A.
Lantz. Soloists were: Mrs. Mildred
To All Our Customers and Friends
I Mumma Electric Shop i
Carl Mumma, Prop.
way of saying “Thanks,” Bluff top, for your patronage
in the past
tinue to serve you in
Hilty, soprano, Bowling Green Mrs.
Kathryn Welty, contralto, Lima Dale
Marshall, tenor, Lima John S. Wai
ten?, bass, Lima Mrs. Pearl Bogart,
Bluffton, pianist, with Miss Eulalia
Steiner, Pandora, organist.
Miss Geraldine Basinger, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Basinger is
home from O. S. U. hospital, where
she is training for a nurse, for a
The Meadow/Gold Dairy
Serving Bluffton w
take this opportunity to express to our many
friends and patrons our sincere thanks and ap-
preciation for their liberal patronage during the
past year and exten| to all our best wishes for a
Happy New Year!
The Farmers Grain Co
Basinger is also home from
College for Christmas va-
Sgt. Avery Keel, son of Mrs. An
na Keel, of Mt. Cory has arrived
home, discharged from the army, af
ter 41 months in service, 31 months
of which were spent in England in
the Army Air force.
Seaman 1/c Gale Griffith of Great
Lakes, Ill., is spending the holidays
with his family and Mrs. Nettie Pit
A. H. Clymer, north of Mt. Cory is
in a serious condition at the Bluffton
Mr. and Mrs. George Quinby were
Sunday evening callers on Mr. and
Mrs. J. E. Jones.
Ths Triplett Electrical Instrument
Co. let their workers enjoy a two
day’s holiday, Monday and Tuesday.
A Christmas program was held
Sunday evening in Mt. Cory Evangel
ical church, in spite of the condition
of the reoads a good many were in
Gladys Doty, north of Mt. Cory,
was brought home from the Bluffton
hospital by Diller ambulance one day
Mrs. Tom Hall of Dayton is spend
ing Christ mas with her mother, Nettie
P’tzene, and sister and family.
Ruih Ghr.ster called on Bessie Guin
on Tuesday afternoon.
FINAL SETTLEMENT NOTICE
The Board of Trustees of Richland
Township will hold a meeting Satur
day evening, December 29 for the
purpose of paying all bills for 1945.
Anyone having a bill against Rich
land Township, please present same to
any one of the trustees or the clerk
by 8 p. m. on above date.
36 N. W. Basinger, Clerk.
this is our
and it is our wish that we may con-
Victory Bonds make ideal Christ
mas gifts. Buy now!
We Wish You All A Happy and
Successful New Year
John Deere Sales & Service
4 New Year Dawns
look forward to another year
service illuminated by your kind cooper
ation and friendliness
Happy New Year
TAILORS DRY CLEANERS
To Each and Every American
We Wish A Happy New Year
and Peace and Happiness for
You This Year,
SHEET METAL SHOP
107 S. Main
with Best Wishes for
Happiness and Hr asperity
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