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THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1946
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Graham of
Charlottesville, Va., are expected
here this week to visit her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Fett of Campus
Drive. Mrs. Graham is the former
Genevieve Fett.
$3.95
and up
QB
The Stanley E. Basinger
FUNERAL HOME
Wont 221„ if- Bluffton
0?
Comedy and laughs galore at the
Georgia Jubilee, Bluffton Liens bene
fit minstrel at the high school audi
torium Tuesday and Wednesday
night, April 23 and 24 at 8:30
o’clock.
ome
AMBULANCE SERVICE
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FARMERS PRODUCE
Blufft in Ohio
Offers Fri jndly Service
Bi yers of
Cream, Egi s and Poultry
ROUT E SERVICE
CLAYTON HARKNESS, Mgr.
322 N. Main Street Bluffton Phone 284-W
As the church bells ca
hearts rejoice as we
Resurrection—Eternal
and immortality.
EASTER
I us to Easter services, let our
again celebrate our Lord's
symbol of our Divine origin
Paul11 Diller
FOR GIRLS OF ACTION
Z//z^ARE
W. H. Gra
Store hours Mom
p. m. Satu
Closei
You will find
a Good Selecti
A MUST!
a after season Saddle Oxfotds re
el "mint" for your shoe wardrobe,
ave just received our new ship
and invite your early inspection.
Seas
main
We 1
meat
Thursday Afternoons
Easter
means
Spring
ere
of
QUALITY FRUITS
AND REENSTUFFS
—just what you will want
for your Sunday Dinner
Barnes Grocery
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tz Family Shoe Store
Bluffton, Ohio
jay through Friday 8 a. m. to 5:30
May 8 a. m. to 10:30 p. m.
THE BLUFFTON NEWS
B. F. BIERY, Business Mgr.
C. A. BIERY, Editor
Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio,
by th luff ton New* Publishing and
Printing Co.
Subscription rates: Year, $2.00
six months, $1.25 anywhere in U. 8.
Entered as second class matter at
the postoffice at Bluffton, Ohio,
under the Act of March 3, 1879.
See the new .spring hats at Clark
Hat shoppe.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Leahy of Lima
visited Sunday at the George Klay
home on Mound street.
See me for prompt shoe repairing
sendee of all kinds. Ed. Smith, 199
W. Kibler St., tf.
Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Weyer of
Lima were Sunday visitors at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Suter.
New spring hats arriving daily at
Clark Hat shoppe.
Miss Martha Niswander of Los
Angeles is visiting her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. F. Niswander and fam
ily.
Lawn mowers sharpened. Charles
Young, Bluffton phone 214-T. 52
James Drummond of Boston, re
cently discharged from the service,
spent the past week with Mr. and
Mrs. Carl Cahill.
Lawn mowers sharpened. Charles
Young, Bluffton phone 214-T. 52
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Stettler
and son of Cleveland are spending
several days at the home of his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Stettler.
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
Funniest thing you ever saw—
the Lions minstrel at the high school
auditorium, Tuesday and Wednes
day nights, April 23 and 24 at 8:30
o’clock.
Eastertime is the time for eggs
and bunnies and new togs and flow
ers—especially flowers. Grove Street
Greenhouses.
Maynard Badertscher of Billings
General hospital, Ft. Benjamin Har
rison, Ind., spent the week end with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Badertscher.
Mrs. Elmer Schaublin has been re
moved from Bluffton hospital to her
homb. She has been bedfast for the
past two months and her condition
remains unchanged.
Miss Mary Stearns of Heidelberg
college, Tiffin and Robert Moore of
Dover, also a student at Heidelberg I
are spending the Easter vacation
with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stearns
and David Stearns of Spring stffeet.
The re-appearance of hyacinths and
tulips for Easter this year strikes a
note of peace for the first time in
six years. We will have also lilies
and other potted plants and cut flow
ers. Grove Street Greenhouses.
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Cunning
ham, son Teddy and daughter Nancy
of Lakewood will spend the Easter
week end at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Albert Baumgartner of South
Main street.
New spring purses. Clark Hat
shoppe.
Those helping to celebrate the 79th.
birthday of Emmet Scoles, Sun
day were Donald Deeds, Mr. and Mrs.
Wade Carrol and son Gary, Jeanette
and Anna Mae King, Mrs. Raymond
Keiffer and daughter Marilyn.
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Kuhn of
Lennsuxe, Mo. Mrs. Catherine Mar
tin of Findlay Mrs. Ethel Dearth
and Mrs. Mabel Dearth of near Ada
were dinner guests? at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Rogers and sons
near Bluffton, Thursday. Mr. Kuhn
is an uncle of Mrs. Rogers.
Diller ambulance removals—Cath
erine Ann Diller from Bluffton hos
pital to the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Archie Diller north of Bluff
ton Mrs. Roscoe Blakesley from her
home on Riley street to Bluffton hos
pital.
Looking for something new in lad
ies purses—you’ll find it here. Clark
Hat Shoppe.
Never anything so funny in your
life as those rip-roaring mad-men
of comedy, the end men at the Lions
club benefit minstrel at the high
school auditorium Tuesday and Wed
nesday nights, April 23 and 24 at
8:30 o’clock.
Those from Bluffton and vicinity
who attended funeral services held in
Ft. Wayne, Tuesday for Mrs. Chas.
Marchand, mother of Mrs. Albert
Studler were: Mrs. Oscar Lora, Mrs.
Paul Studler, Mrs. Dennis Diller and
Mrs. Frank Stalter all of Bluffton
and Mrs. Omer Gratz of Pandora.
Mrs. Ethel Magee and Miss May
Steinman of Cleveland are spending
the Easter weekend with their moth
er, Mrs. Eli Hartman of Jefferson
street. Mrs. Hartman recently re
turned from Cleveland where she
spent the past winter with daugh
ters.
Carey Steiner of Bryan, formerly
of Bluffton was soloist at the First
Presbyterian church of Bryan at the
service last Sunday morning. He
was accompanied by his wife, an
organist. Attending the services
were his father E. P. Steiner and
daughter Lucille and Miss Leah
Steiner of Bluffton Mr. and Mrs.
Geo. Manges and sons of near Find
lay Stanley Steiner of Detroit Ir
vin Steiner of Caldwell and Miss
Gladys Harper of McArthur. The
visitors spent the day with Mr. and
Mrs. Steiner and family in Bryan.
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
Spring scarfs, unusually good se
lection at Clark’s hat shoppe.
Ed Blakesley of Ft. Wayne, former
Bluffton resident is visiting friends
here.
Order your Easter corsages early
and avoid disappointment. Grove
Street Greenhouses.
George Klay of Mound street, a
patient in a Ft. Wayne hospital is
expected to return soon to his home
here much improved.
Miss Mary Jean Siefield of Toledo
university is spending the Easter va
cation at h-r home here.
Miss Roberta Biery will return
Friday from a week’s visit in East
Northfield, Mass., and New York
city.
Misses Alice Jean Bixel and Bev
erly Biery of Oberlin college will
arrive Thursday to spend the Easter
weekend recess at their homes here.
Mrs. O. A. Ludwig of Kohlmeier
Rest home, Findlay, spent Sunday
here the guest of Mrs. Peter Gratz
and Miss Katherine Gratz of South
Jackson street.
Dr. Gordon Bixel was in Cincin
nati the first of the week attending
sessions of the Ohio Valley Opto
metric congress held at the Hotel
Gibson.
Mrs. Amos Geiger visited the past
week with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Pugh
and family of Westerville and Mr.
and Mrs. Harold Gooding of Dela
ware.
More fish this Wednesday and
Thursday. No. 2 pickerel, jumbo
pickerel and yellow perch. Niswand
er & Stonehill, at A\i!bur Niswander
residence next to Grade school.
Mrs. Kenneth Zuercherr former
Bluffton resident, is convalescing at
her home in Lima following an op
eration which she underwent recent
ly at Memorial hospital in that city.
You’ll have lots of fun seeing
prominent Bluffton men doing black
face comedy at the Lions minstrel
and you’ll help buy uniforms for the
high school band when you attend
the Lions minstrel at the high school
auditorium Tuesday and Wednesday
nights, April 23 and 24 at 8 o’clock.
Easter candies in stock also bon
bons in Easter gift boxes. Hankish
Fruit store.
Mrs. Kathleen Dickerson who was
called here because of the death of
her mother, Mrs. Chester Stauffer has
left for her home in Lomita, Califor
nia. She was accompanied by her
father, Chester Stauffer, Bluffton
plumber who will spend some time
in California.
Mrs. Josephine Carnahan, formerly
of Bluffton who has been residing in
Lima for some time will leave Thurs
day for Arcadia, Calif., where she
will make her future home. Mrs.
Carnahan was here Wednesday
spending the day with her cousin,
Mrs. Rosa Bowsher of tne Mann
apartments on North Main street.
Findlay Educator
Speaks At Lions Club
Dr. Eugene Eakin, head of the
Bible department of Findlay college
addressed the dinner meeting of the
Lions club held at the Walnut Grill,
Tuesday night.
Dr. Eakin,’ speaking on the world
outlook said that while President
Truman, representing the politician
point of view is asking for a power
ful military force, MacArthur, the
soldier declares that with the advent
of the atomic bomb .the only way to
save our civilization is by settling
international disputes peaceably.
Waldo Brand Heads
Aviation Show Plans
Waldo Brand, former student at
Bluffton college and nephew of Mrs.
Ezra Moser of this place, is general
chairman of the committee in charge
of arrangements for The Findlay
Model Aviation club’s open model
contest to be held early in June.
Date of the show will be announced
later.
Funeral For R. E.
Clark At Lafayette
Funeral services for Richard E.
Clark, 72, former manager of the
Lafayette cooperative grain elevator
will be held at Lafayette Methodist
church Thursday afternoon at 2:30
o’clock with Rev. Arthur pastor of
the church officiating. Burial will
be in Lafayette cemetery.
Mr. Clark died of cerebral hem
orrhage Tuesday morning at Toledo
hospital and the body was brought
to the Diller funeral home here
where it will remain until time for
the funqral. Brief services will be
held at the funeral home here at
2 o’clock Thursday afternoon.
He was bom south of Bluffton
and was married to Carrie B. Mc
Elwain who survives. Two daughters
surviving are Mrs. Mary Sprague
of Lafayette and Mrs. Naomi Leiber
of Beaverdam. Also surviving is a
sister, Mrs. Lunda McElwain of La
fayette and four half-brothers, Lee
and Leonard Wingate of Bluffton
Emmet Clark of Lima and John
Clark of Montana.
Mayor’s Notice
Monthly pickup of rubbish and
ashes Tuesday, April 30. Have
everything in containers ready early
in the morning and placed where it
may be easily picked up by the
truck.
W. A. Howe 1
Clubi, J^odgei
and Societies
Jitsu Tau Club
The Jitsu Tau club will hold an
Easter party at the home of Mrs.
Levi Frankhauser this Wednesday
night.
Federation Meeting
The Bluffton Federation of Wo
men’s clubs will meet at the high
school cafeteria as guests of the
Alice Freeman club next Monday
night. Members please note change
of date.
Travel Class
Mrs. Armin Hauenstein was host
ess to the Travel class, Wednesday
afternoon. The following program
was arranged: The Church and the
Returning Soldier, Mrs. Sidney Hau
enstein The Church Looks Forward,
Mrs. S. K. Mosiman.
A-Sharp Club
Concert to have been given by
the A-Sharp Music Club has been
postponed until a later date.
Amico Club
Members of the Amico club will
enjoy a supper and theatre party in
Lima, Thursday evening.
Farm Bureau Council
Allen County Farm Bureau coun
cil No. 15 will meet at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Follas, Friday
night at 8 o’clock.
Royal Neighbors
The Royal Neighbors will meet at
their hall, Friday night at 8 o’clock.
Harriet Stonehill and Edith Swank
will entertain.
Progressive Mothers Club
The Progressive Mothers’ club will
meet at the home of Lavonne Craw
fis, Tuesday evening. Devotionals in
charge of Pauline Gable will be fol
lowed by a book review by Alice De
vier.
Farm Women’s Improvement Club
The Farm Women’s Improvement
club will meet with Mrs. Mildred
Fett, Thursday afternoon at 1:30
o’clock. Assistant hostesses will be
Mrs. Louise Badertscher and Mrs.
Ida Bellinger.
The following program has been
arranged:
Opening song Devotionals, Mrs.
Ida Bellinger roll call, Bible verse
containing a bird or flower Debate:
Should married women work away
from home? Pro—Ada Rowland,
Con—Louise Badertscher duet,
Edith Wolfe and Emma Trout
Topic—Farm Beautification, Carrie
Cook closing song.
Gold Star 4-H Club
Members of the Gold Star 4-H
club have collected 58 pounds of sal
vage fats, it was announced follow
ing the second meeting of the club.
Esther Wolber, president, appoint
ed Judy Montgomery song leader and
also the following committees:
Constitution Jeanette Murray,
Betty Ream, Sarah Willeke.
Community Service—Marilyn Gal
lant, Hazel Elwood, Edith Henry.
Finance—Marilyn Moore, Rose
mary Montgomery, Judith Benroth.
Social—Twilah Henry, Carole Sue
Gallant, Juanita Keller.
Program—Roll call, Virginia Crib
lez Entertainment, Ann Montgom
ery Games, Jeanann Klingler.
Reporter—Edith Mae Henry.
Club members will assist in the
Easter lily sale at Findlay, Satur
day for benefit of crippled children
of the county.
The next meeting will be held
April 29 at Orange Township Com
munity house. No new members will
be accepted after that date.
Legion Auxiliary
The Legion Auxiliary will meet
next Tuesday night with Mrs. Clar
ence Rockey, child welfare chairman,
in charge of the program.
Easter Numbers In
Oyer Trio Program
The Oyer trio will present Easter
numbers in their program broadcast
from Lima station WLOK, Friday
night at 6:15 o’clock.
Selections include: When Through
the Night, Were You There, ’Tis
Midnight on Olive’s Brow and God
So Loved the World. Jeanne »will
play the Largo from Dvorak’s New
World Symphony.
Next month the program will be
heard at another hour. Definite an
nouncement will be made later.
Central Ohio Sells
Preferred Stock
Twelve thousand shares of Central
Ohio Light and Power Co. preferred
stock were purchased Wednesday by
Kidder, Peabody and Co., of New
York, and McDonald and' Co., of
Cleveland.
The two firms bid $100,929 for the
3.60 per cent preferred issue. It is
understood there will be no public
offering of the stock.
Principal generating plant or the
power company is located in Bluff
ton.
WANT-ADS
Floormats ag
rs. Ed Walt
er.
For
17 inch spring
Drop corn plan
ing condition,
P. Steiner east
For sale—Si
cabinet model,
Dennis Braut
549-G-l.
For sale—B
er with bean i
feed grinder
4X8 inches,
south of Beavt
cheap.
in stock for most
Deal­
lire, Ga
sale—14
Return
Co.
sale—J
For
and springs,
Caris, 5*£ mi
ton.
ton phone 658
For sale—(
Harvey Gratz
For sale—$
feta formal s|
sonable. Call
walking plow
I'Oth harrow Sure
all in good work
on ably priced. E.
town.
v tr Marshall radio,
Excellent condition.
Bluffton phone
1
Hawk corn plant
chment 8 inch burr
800 paving brick
J. Reagan, 1 mile
'I.
im.
trie
ine,
iwa,
Phone 175-472.
table top Sing
good
■C
For sale—E
er sewing
Call 190-Y,
Second street.
Lost—50 ft.
College and
Co.
Block
as new.
427 E.
Ohio.
between
Electric cord
uffton Cement Block
to Bluffton Cement
Jr ft. iron baby bed
mplete. Mrs. Ralph
•s southeast of Bluff-
's all wool nd spring
Mrs. Ed Kempf, Bluff-
For sale—G
hild’s 5 ft. iron bed.
Bluffton phone 562-Y.
bulance removal—Mrs.
holder from Bluffton
er home in the Fett
Basinger ar|
Richard Burl
hospital to I
apartments. 1
jautiful navy blue taf
e 13, worn once. Rea
Bluffton phone 468-Y.
buy wool. Russell Am
south of town. 1
Wanted—TV
stutz, 2’2 mile:s
For sale—j-McCormick-Deering 14
inch single bottom tractor plow, new
this season. [John Habegger,
west of Bluffton.
Climax, Qmarj Cincy and
bene wallpaper cleaners.
Dealer.
Absor
Gamble
PROTECT your clothes, furniture
and woolens from moth damage for
5 years. Onq spraying of Berlou does
it or Berlou pays for the u
odorless, stainless
can not remove i
Shop, 129 N. Main Street, Bluffton, O.
f. It’s
leaning
Iney’s Drug
Emptjr 55 gallon steel drums. Ed
Waitermire, Gamble Dealer.
For sale—»Boy’s bicycle in good
condition, cheap. Inquire 332 N.
Main St.
For sale—^.ewellan setter bird
dog, well bred, 18 months old, part
ly broke very reasonable if taken at
once. Inquire 542 S. Main street.
For sale—Small shed 7 ft., 5 inch
es by 5 ft. 4’2 inches by 9 ft. 1
inch high. Inquire 152 S. Lawn Ave.
sale—B^ass bed and springs,
Mrs.
For
phone 624-W.
For sale—G|
18 also 2 ral
Louis Burkhold
For sale—
of wire baled
3*2 miles south
For sale—Me
Floyd Moyer, n
lo Marshall, Bluffton
rage building 10 by
bit hutches, 6 pen.
•r, 302 Cherry St.
‘tween 7 and 8 tons
ha
vet
Soi
rt
is
For sale—G
Augsburger al
Call after 5 p.
Louis Criblez,
of Bluffton,
mick double disc,
least of
range.
For sale—8 roejm house occupied
by two families. Located on Dixie
highway 5H miles southwest of Bluf
fton and r2 mile north of Beaverdam.
36 acres productive soil, barn,
en house and othei buildings,
tricity. Former ‘^Evergreen
Phone Beaverdam 2t71.
For sale—Hamilton Beach
style electric sweeper with all attach
ments fine condition. Mrs. Don
Gratz, Bluffton phone
fine condition. Mrs.
556-R.
tractor, Oliver
ultivator. John
nth of 30-N on
52
display of wall
trimmed while
rmire, Gamble
For sale—FordsorM
sulky plow, Buckeye
Dunbar, first house s
county line.
Have you seen our i
paper Large stock,
you wait. Ed Walt*
dealer.
yyHAT’S
Bluffton.
Mabel
Market.
oiler. Morris Nis
phone.
We pay high-
For sale—Hoj
wander, Pandor
Wanted—Chickens,
est market price,
duce Co. Blufftoif phone 492-W.
The K & Pro-
cover.
chick
Elec-
Inn.”
52
tank
idem house or
Wanted—To rent n
apartment within walking distance of
Triplett plant. Elme| Long, 428 Vi
Prospect Ave., Lima! Lima phone
72842. I 1
See me for lawn mlwer sharpen
dound St.
the easy
id. Get
ing. Roll Potee, South
Worm your chickens
Put Ovu-Mix in the fe
Jorg hatchery.
Wall paper and paper
300 patterns to choose
Bauman, 145 Riley St.,
Tri pie-A quality sta)
hand. Jorg hatchery.
Lawn mowers sharj
Young, Bluffton phon
Lawnmower grindin
repairing. Moyer's
miles north of BluffU
east of county line.
Septic tanks, vaults
cleaned with modern e
Campbell, P. O.
Ohio.
Bo
Eli Schifferly has opi
repair shop using
ment to boil out ra^i
Main St.
tl
Chas.
Street.
Okite equip
tors. 319 N.
52
Wanted— washings.
holder, 209 N.
e for prompt
News want-ads
PAGE FIVE
To Mow Harmon Field
For Appointments Call
GERALD BERRY
James Howe has been hired by th©
Board of Education to mow Harmon
field this summer. He will receive
$125 for the season.
103 W. Elm SU Bluffton
Bluffton phone 189-Y
Wear-ever
Alu
Wear s new method of
heal cooking—the finest to be
had for ftod-saving. Let us
tell you a^out our GUARAN
TEED delivery date.
Clothes Baskets
Bicycle Tubes
Flash Lights
Flyer Scooters
Bluffton Implement
& Harness Co
KODAK FILM
Btn
kJTART yowr nictur©
making right with depend
able Kodak Film in the yel
low box—the film that get©
th© picture. Then ©end u©
th© exposed roll© for expert
developing and printing.
SIDNEY’S DRUG SHOP
YOUR insurance
question? We want to
know it even the $61
one. Iliis Hartford agency
wants every customer to
fully understand the pro
tection furnished by each
policy he buys what it
does and what it does not
lutzi Insurance Agency
Phone: 295-W
11314 S. Main Streep
Bluffton
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langing.
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Bluffton.
fed chicks
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»ned. Charles
214-T. 52
dnd general
■pair shop, 6
i and 1 mile
2
and cesspools
lipment. C. L.
844, Lima,
52
ned a radiator
Bluffton
THURS-FRI.-SAT.
PEGGY ANN GARNER
in
Junior Miss
SUN.-MON
To Ydung
Know
SLIE
ERT HUTTON
TUES.-WED.
FRED ASTAIRE
and
WILLE BREMER
^rger Garage
c-’
service ©U himb: Stanley Basinger Funeral Home
W. Kibler St., S. Main St., Bluffton, Ohio

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