Bluffton Man Weds
In Lima Ceremony
Announcement has been made of
the wedding of Miss Minnie Neuen
echwander of Lima, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Levi Neuensch wander of
Pandora and Carl Steiner, son of
By Bluffton Boy
Scout Troop 82
Sat., April 27
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Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Steiner of
The wedding took place in the
parsonage of the First Nazarene
church in Lima with the pastor,
Rev. L. O. Green officiating
double ring ceremony.
Attending the couple were
Virginia Neuenschwander of
dora, sister of the bride and
Steiner of Bluffton, brother of the
The bride wore a gray wool crepe
suit with navy blue accessories. Her
corsage was red talisman roses with
pink svj.ee peas.
l^r attendant wore a suit of teal
Xue with black and white accessories
with corsage of red talisman roses
and white sweet peas.
The bride is a graduate of Pan
dora high school and is employed at
the Westinghouse plant in Lima.
Mr. Steiner graduated from Bluff
ton high school and served three and
one-half years in the Army, 14
months of which were spent over
seas. He is employed at the Lima
The couple left on a short wed
ding trip and on their return will
at 659 Jefferson street
and Mrs. Harold Zuercher
I Pandora spent Sunday with her par
I ents Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Carr and
daughters Barbara and Mary Jane.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sutter and
family of Toledo spent the week end
with Mrs. Arietta Rickly and Alva
and Mr. and Mrs. Myron Reichen
Mrs. Thomas Ridden and
Clara of Findlay spent Easter
Mrs. Lulu Hanna and Mr. and
Waldo Hanna and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Myers of
mont Mr. and Mrs. Ray Nichols of
Erie, Pa. and Mr. and Mrs. Nile
Newton and son Stanley were Satur
day evening guests of Mr. and Mrs.
A Brotherhood meeting of Rawson
charge will be held in the Rawson
U. B. Church, Sunday evening April
Mr. and Mrs. 0. D. Rickly and
Mr. and Mrs. John Brown of Colum
bus Mrs. Hazel Hummon of
Angeles, Calif. and Mr. and
Donald Harris and son Johnny
dinner Thursday with Mr. and
This is to notify those parties
who have been destroying property
at the Bluffton Stone Company
plant that they will be prosecuted
to the full extent of the law when
The Bluffton Stone Co
Mr. and Mrs. John W. Harris and
little daughter spent Easter Sunday
in the home of her parents Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Saul of Findlay.
Mr. and Mrs. 0. D. Rickly and
Mr. and Mrs. John Brown of Colum
bus and Mrs. Hazel Hummon of
guests in the
guests in the
family, Thursday evening.
Calif. were supper
home of the former
home of the former’s
Relative Dies In
John B. Royer, 43, died suddenly
at his home in
morning at 3:30
law of Mr. and
and uncle of Maynard Pogue of
o’clock of coronary
was a brother-in
Mrs. Lamont Diller
For the past 14 years he had been
engine house foreman at the Cin
cinnati union terminal.
Services for his fellow-employees
were held Saturday afternoon in the
Sullivan Funeral home, Cincinnati,
after which the body was removed
to the Kennedy Funeral home in
Bellefontaine where funeral services
were held Monday afternoon. In
terment was made at nearby Hunts
Surviving are his wife Gladys
Leasure Royer and three-year-old
daughter Nancy Jo.
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT
The State of Ohio
Allen County, m.
Estate of Emma Smith. I'eceajM.
Bessie L. Morris of W* Market
Lima. Ohio, has be?n apnolhteJ and qualified
as Administratrix of the estate of Emma
Smith, late of Allen- County. Ohio, deceased.
Dated thia 17th day of April. 1946.
(Concluded from page 1)
duction, but in the long run food of
higher nutritive value would be pro
duced, it is pointed out.
Over a period of years, properly
managed crop rotation, maximum
use of surface water and retarded
wind and water erosion will produce
from 10 to 25 per cent more yield
and carry up to 25 per cent more
livestock, state services report.
Cite Past History
Altho a program of production
cutbacks seems contrary to present
world food needs, proponents of con
servative farming operations cite
history to justify their attitude.
Apathy And Unrest Highlight Confused Farm
Picture As Plant ng Season Nears
After the close of World War I,
farmers were urged to cooperate in
all-out food production. Our farm
ers produced a record crop in 1919
only to find European output had re
covered miraculously and actually
was a competitor in world wide
trade. Surpluses piled up as a re
sult and prices broke viciously down
This time government supported
prices are cited as a prevention of
the 1919 break, but the record of
supported pricing is not too good.
As recently as 1944 government con
trol failed to hold eggs to the sup
A doctrine of conservative farm
production now also is seen as a
move to take farm production away
from government price supports,
controls and subsidies. By making
agriculture stand on its own feet,
its future stands better chance of
favorable aspects, is the opinion of
many farm leaders.
It is felt a program of conserva
tism in operation will reduce the
danger of domestic surpluses and a
need for government controls. At
the same time, there will be oppor
tunity to build up soil fertility, so
that a maximum quantity of good
food can be produced at a favorable
cost of production.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Balmer tare
happy over the arrival of a boy.
Among those who took in the
Niagara excursion are Editor Basing
er, and wife and daughter from
Ptandora, Mr. and Mrs. Noah Ger
ber, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gratz, Amos
Schumacher, Aaron Geiger, Miss
Mary Hilty and Cal Steiner.
Andrew J. Welty and son Harold
of Applecreek arrived here to visit
the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
H. R. Btasinger attended summer
school at the University of Wiscon
sin. He will take up medical studies
Ross A. Eaton purchased the Mc
Bride pony and trap for his daugh
ters, Jemima and Nellie. They are
about the happiest little girls in
Misses Esther Greding and Bertha
Nikles are spending the week at
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Benroth are
happy over the arrival of a baby
boy at their home on Jackson street.
The youngster has been named
Miss Hazel Harris, Union twp.
teacher, is home again after at
tending the summer school at Ada.
Mrs. Tobias Steiner and Mrs.
Charles Sweet are spending the week
with the former’s daughter Mrs.
THE BLUFFTON NEWS. BLUFFTON OHIO
News Our Grandfathers Read
From Issue Of August 11, 1910
Announcement has been made of
the wedding of Miss Metta Stettler
and Waldo H. Huber to take place
Saturday, June 2. The vows will
be received by Rev. Lahr.
Irene Kern, $ year old daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Kern, sustained a
number of severe bruises when she
was struck by an auto driven by
Hiram Locher at the corner of Elm
and Spring Streets.
W. W. Scothom is able to hobble
around again and is ready for an
other tiff with the old cow.
Miss Dawn Stonehill is visiting
her sister Mrs. J. W. Harper at
Napoleon this week.
A. D. Wells has accepted a position
with the Toledo Bridge C«nstnictnn
Co. for the summer. This fall he
will be employed as principal of Mt.
William Euller arrived from Rapid
City, Mich., to visit his daughter.
Mrs. Enller has been visiting here
several months this summer. Mr.
Euller was formerly connected with
the Bluffton Milling Co.
Miss Mary Wilson and Miss Etta
Pfaff of Lima, spent Sunday with
Miss Hazel McGriff.
Irvin Woods, who recently under
went an operation for appendicitis,
is ifiuch improved.
Miss Edith Morrison entertained
the members of the high school
faculty at her home on South Main
Over 50 Cleveland wholesale mer
chants and manufacturers were in
town visiting the Bluffton retailers
and establishing friendly relations.
They arrived via the L. E. and W.
and are making a tour of north
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ing to the general concensus of farm
“We are going to work an eight
hour day as they do in the factories,
do what we can, and forget the
rest,” was the way one farmer sum
med it up this week.
Corn Acreage Down
Principal decrease in acreage is
expected to be in corn, which en
tails a high labor factor, and also
because of prospects that corn pick
ers will not be available for next
Wheat acreage is expected to be
about the same as last year, and
soybean seeding, with little interest
shown originally, appears to be plan
ned in about the same proportion as
in 1945, after the government did
an about-face in price controls.
Last year’s soybean price of $2.04
was dropped to $1.80 about the holi
days, but after there was an indi
cation of a sharp drop in this year’s
acreage the control price was re
stored to $2.04 this spring.
Lima St. Rose Ball
Team Defeats Pirates
In their second extra-inning con
test in five games, Bluffton Pirates
lost to Lima St. Rose at Lima Tues
day by a score of 4 to 3.
With the score tied at three-all
going into the eighth inning, the
Lima crew set up the winning tally
on a Bluffton error.
Score by innings:
Bluffton _________ 003 000 00—3
St. Rose _________ 102 000 01—4
Parties who have borrowed fence
stretchers from the Farmers Grain
company are requested to return
same at once.
Chris Widmer at Niagara Falls,
Charles Porter of Gibsonburg, an
oil well shooter, a former resident of
Bluffton, died at the above named
place. He was 43 years old.
Misses Gertrude, Geraldine and
Florence Braymer of Tulsa, Okla.,
are spending the week here with
friends. The young ladies are the
daughters of A. L. Braymer, a well
known oil man formerly residing on
NEWS OUR FATHERS READ
FROM ISSUE OF MAY 17, 1917
Dr. and Mrs. Hughson, Dr. and
Dr. H. O. Frederick sold his home
on Main street to S. E. Whipp. Dr.
Frederick expects to locate in some
city and follow the profession of
J. C. Welty and E. C. Romey will
ship their household goods to their
newly selected homes in Cedar
Miss Selma Sutter of near Pandora,
a Bluffton College graduate, left for
Redfield, S. D. where she will be
assistant teacher of German in the
college of that place.
E. M. Hochstettler, teacher of the
8th grade in the public schools, was
elected assistant cashier of the First
National Bank in the place of E. C.
Romey, who resigned.
Mrs. Victor Green who is visiting
relatives here will leave in two
weeks to join her husband at
Edmonton, Alberta where the family
Mrs. Steiner, Dr. and Mrs. Soash
have returned from a motor trip to
Springfield where they attended the
Ohio Medical Convention.
SHORTS AND MIDDLINGS
Potato growers in some of the
heavy producing sections apply fer
tilizer at rates up to 3,000 pounds
per acre when the plant rows are
spaced closely. Those producers pre
fer such analyses as 5-10-5, 5-10-10,
4-8-12, 4-16-8, 3-12-12, or 4-16-16.
The calyx cup and first cover
spray on apples should be applied
when about 90 per cent of the petals
have fallen. The Soray Calendar,
available in county agricultural
agents’ offices, gives complete direc
tions for sprays and dusts for Ohio
U. S. farmers report less heifer
calves being saved and less yearling
heifers on farms than at this time
in 1945. Cow numbers in the U. S.
have begun to decline for the first
time in several years. Ohio still
maintains the size of its dairy herd
but reduction may start here in 1946
unless some change occurs in the
Veterans are entitled to training
in agriculture under the G. I. Bill.
By arrangement with a qualified
farm operator, the veteran can
receive training pay while working
or a veteran who is operating a
farm can receive instruction pay
under certain conditions. Information
can be obtained fym county agri
cultural agents or from the Ohio
Department of Education, Columbus.
Miss Eileen Moser entertained the
Intermediate C. E. society of the
Ebenezer church at a miscellaneous
shower for Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Am
stutz, Jr., on Monday night of last
Misses Jemima Lugibihl of Los
Angeles and Drusilla Lugibihl of
Ft. Wayne spent Easter Sunday
with their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Friesen and
daughter of Chicago visited in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Noah Bixel
over Sunday. Mrs. Friesen is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Verdi
Bixel who for many years have re
sided in Los Angeles, Calif.
Wilbert Schumacher who has not
been well for some weeks was taken
to a hospital in Galipolis, Ohio, one
day last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Orlin R. Kohli and
daughters Dorothy Ann and Mary
Eilene and son Robert of Wheaton,
Ill., and Mr. and Mrs. Homer J.
Kohli and daughter Mary Ellen of
Chatham, Ohio, and Miss Rosanna
Sprunger of Berne, Ind., were Sun
day dinner guests in the home of
Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Kohli and
A large audience heard the pre
sentation of Stainer’s “Crucifixion”
at St. John church Sunday evening.
The choir was under the direction of
Earl Lehman and Mrs. Lehman was
Many from this vicinity attended
the final concert at Findlay Monday
evening sponsored by the Findlay
Civic Music association. Alexander
Brailousky, world famous Russian
pianist, presented a program that
thrilled his large audience.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wenger and
son, Bobby of Lancaster visited rela
tives here over Sunday.
/Sgt. Howard Diller who has re
cently returned from Manila is
spending an extended furlough with
his parents Mr. and Mrs. Dennis
Diller and family.
The Advisory Council No. 2 met
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lee
Welty Monday evening.
Among the out of town guests at
the Reichenbach Kohli wedding
were: Dr. and Mrs. C. R. Green,
Marion, Ind. Mr. and Mrs. Homer
Kohli and daughter Mary Ellen of
Chatham, Ohio Mr. and Mrs. Orlin
R. Kohli, Robert and Mary Eilene,
Wheaton, III. Dr. and Mrs. Forrest
Yoder, Bellevue Mr. and Mrs. R. G.
Marots, Dorothy Ann Kohli, Oberlin,
Ohio Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kohli
and son Edward Allan, Findlay Mr.
and Mrs. Peter Kohli, Ottawa Mr.
and Mrs. Oliver Schumacher, Mary
Lou, and Linda Louise, Findlay Don
avin of Oberlin Pauline of Bowling
Green Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wenger
and Bob of Lancaster Mr. and Mrs.
David Zimmerman and Miss Ida Dil
ler of Lima Mr. and Mrs. Hiram
Zimmerman and son Dick of Toledo
Mrs. Willis Simmons, June, and Lyn
ette Schultz of Stryker Mrs. Ida
Stepler, son Freeman and Mr. and
Mrs. Boyd Stepler, and daughter
Sandra of Decatur, Ind. Mr. and
Mrs. Burr Van Atta of Arlington.
Pullets on pasture need shelter
houses to protect them from intense
sunlight and from rains.
Commercially mixed 10 per cent
DT dust is recommended for control
of cattle and hog lice, dog and hog
fleas, and dog ticks. Two ounces
will treat an average sized cow.
Ohio winners of the Pillsbury
wheat and soybean contest are J. C.
Hale, Kent, first and Cyrus Tucker,
Shelby, second, on wheat and L. E.
Weir and Sons, Marion, first and
S. M. Shessler, Genoa, second, on
pounds phosphorus, 66 pounds of
potash, and 72 pounds of lime car
bonates. An acre of alfalfa will
contain 141 pounds nitrogen, 33
pounds phosphorus, 136 pounds
potash, and 327 pounds of lime
carbonates. The content of lime in
alfalfa is one explanation why many
Ohio soils require treatment before
alfalfa can be grown on them
Quality Drug Store
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Sidney’s Drug Shop
Complaints have been received
that dogs running at large are dam
aging gardens and flower beds in
the village. Attention of
ers is called to the ordin
provides that all dogs
on the owner’s
leash if off pre
dogs running at large are subject
to prosecution and fine for violating
provisions of the aforementioned or
W. A. Howe, Mayor 2
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THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 1946
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IN STOCK APRIL 24
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New Hampshire Reds 1 week old
New Hampshire Reds 3 days old
Hanson Mated White Leghorn
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Sale begins Friday, April 26
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