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Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio,
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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. Edith Mann returned Sunday
from a visit with Maynard Mann and
family at Atlanta, Ga.
See me for prompt shoe repairing
service of all kinds. Ed. Smith, 199
W. Kibler St., tf.
Miss Mabel Basinger of Los An
geles visited at the Amos Suter
home, Friday.
Mrs. Calvin Stettler is spending
several days with Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Cox and family at Ashtabula.
Good selection of boxed candy for
Mother’s day. Come early and get
your choice. Hankish Fruit store.
Mrs. Ed Scheele of South Main
street was taken to the Memorial
hospital, Sunday for observation.
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
Mrs. N. P. Steiner is convalescing
at her home on North Jackson street
following an operation at Bluffton
The W. S. C. S. of Pleasant Hill
church will hold a bake sale May 11.
Phone advance orders to Mrs. Paul
Faze, 542-T.
We wish to thank the parties who
left Maybaskets at our home north
of Beaverdam, Thursday night. Ja
cob Amstutz.
Miss Etta Beals returned Saturday
from Norwood where she spent the
past week with the George Williams
Mrs. Della Blue of Detroit is vis
iting her sister, Mrs. Ora Wetherill
and Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Biery and
family this week
Stanley Basinger had as guests
over the week end two Army asso
ciates, Capt. Glen Smith of Selfridge
Field, Mich., and Henry Matkin of
Rev. and Mrs. W. H. Lahr of Har
mon road who spent the past winter
in Denver, Colorado and Mexico city
are enroute home and expected here
May 15.
Mrs. Clarence Hickey of Toledo
and Donald Flick and sons Milton
and David of Detroit visited the past
week with their mother, Mrs. Martha
Flick of South Main street.
Chas. Bormuth, rural mail carrier
who was injured in an automobile
collision in March has been removed
from Bluffton hospital to his home in
Jenera in the Basinger ambulance.
Dean and Mrs. H. H. Huber and
Miss Jane Rayle of Ada were din
ner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Huber and family, Sunday. Mrs. L.
L. Huber of State College, Pa., was
an afternoon caller.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Niswander
of Lima and Mr. and Mrs. Clayton
Bucher spent the week end in Cleve
land attending the Metropolitan op
era numbers “The Maked Ball” and
“La Boheme.”
Among the Bluffton people in
Cleveland the past w’eek attending
the Metropolitan opera were Mrs.
Don Patterson, Mrs. Arden Baker,
Mrs. Harry Bogart and Miss Caro
lyn Romey.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Balmer and
Miss Rose Hoobing of Lima were
entertained at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Frederick Cribley, Sunday, in
honor of Mr. Balmer’s birthday an
Judy Ann Bucher, aged 3*,4 years
asks anyone finding her black cocker
spaniel pup Inky to notify her fath
er, Clayton Bucher, Bluffton phone
525-W. The pup has been missing
since last week.
Misses Geneva and Ruth Hankish
of South Main street entertained
the following Bowling Green univers
ity students over Sunday: Misses
Joan Jobe, Mary Bewley, Jane Hall
and Janet Williamson.
N. N. Basinger who has been in
Arizona for benefit of his health is
returning to his home in Orange
township. He is convalescing fol
lowing a major operation which he
underwent six weeks ago.
Mrs Ross Bogart of Cherry street
is a patient in St. Luke’s hospital,
Cleveland, for observation. Mr. and
Mrs. Bogart spent the past two
weeks in Cleveland where they visit
ed at the home of their daughter,
Mrs. M. W. Baumgartner and fam
ily before she entered the hospital.
Mr. Bogart returned home the first
of the week.
Diller ambulance removals—Mrs.
David Culp and infant daughter from
Bluffton hospital to their home in
Lima Mrs. Don Armbrecht and in
fant son from Findlay hospital to
their home near Arcadia Mrs. Wal
ter Roush of Jenera from Bluffton
hospital to the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Basinger, South Main street.
Norman Sumney who was recently
discharged from the Navy together
with his wife and little daughter
have arrived here from Port Chica
go, Calif., and are making their
home temporarily with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Sumney of
near Lafayette. Rev. and Mrs. John
Elwood and son of Richwood also
were visitors at the Sumney home
last week.
Bluffton betters
Lose To Central
Bluffton High netters lost a 4 to 1
match to Lima Central Tuesday
afternoon on the Bluffton courts, the
second time this season that they
have been beaten by the Dragons.
Lone victory of the Pirate raquet
men was scored by Roger Linden,
who has been undefeated so far this
season in his No. 3 position on the
team. He defeated Ted Stepleton,
6-2, 3-6, 11-9.
Bracy lost to King of Central,
and Stearns of Bluffton was drop
ped by Tschantz in a three match
contest, to round out singles play.
King and Tschantz, of Central,
teamed to defeat Bracy-Stearns in
doubles, and Bixel and Burcky of
Bluffton lost the first set to Cen
tral in an abbreviated match.
Lenna Haas Weds
Leland Nonnamaker
Miss Lenna Haas, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Haas of Raw
son became the bride of Leland
Nonnamaker, son of Mr. and Mrs.
O. W. Nonnamaker of Jenera last
Thursday evening at 6:30 o’clock in
Riley Creek Baptist church.
Rev. Walter Purdy officiated at
the double ring ceremony.
The bride was attended by her
sister, Miss LaDonna Haas and Max
Nonnamaker, brother of the groom
was best man.
The bride wore a gold wool suit
with navy accessories while her at
tendant wore a suit of brown gabar
dine with rose accessories. Baskets
of lilacs and snapdragons and seven
branch candelabra formed altar dec
orations and a musical program was
played by Miss Florice King.
After the ceremony a reception
for thirty guests was held in the
home of the bride. Following a wed
ding trip thru the southern states
they will live northwest of Bluffton.
The bride was graduated from Mt.
Cory high school in the class of
1944 and the groom was graduated
from Rawson high school in 1941.
Sgt. Leroy Lugibill is spending a
furlough with his home folks.
James Oberly returned home the
last of the week with his honorable
discharge from the navy.
James Schey also received his dis
charge from the navy one day last
Pfc. Hiram Kohli, Jr., left for San
Francisco ,Calif., after spending a
two weeks furlough at home.
The members of the Gratz family
enjoyed Sunday dini^r at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Omer Gratz and sons
Arthur and Allan. Those present
were: Mr. and Mrs. Milton Gratz,
daughter Helen and son Clair, Mr.
and Mrs. Elmer Rader and son
Blaine of Monroe, Mich., Mr. and
Mrs. Kenneth Gratz and daughters
Linda Carol of Lima Mr. and Mrs.
Harold Gratz and children Lairy and
Sandra, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Hilty
and Mr. and Mrs. Warren Briden
baugh and son Dale and daughter
Judith Kay.
Mrs. Charles Kinsinger submitted
to an operation for appendicitis one
day last week.
Howard Howell is assisting Rol
land Burkhart clipping sheep.
Peter Schumacher is at present
working for Stanley Burkhart.
Prospects for fruit in this area are
none too bright due to the heavy
frosts during the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Gallant and
children visited in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. David Lugibill, Sunday.
Edward Bogart purchased the Wal
ter Ballinger farm. Mr. and Mrs.
Ballinger expect to go to France in
the near future where they are to
make their home.
Arthur Schumacher is awaiting
definite word relative to leaving for
Europe with another shipload of
dairy cattle to be sent for relief. Re
cent shipments have gone mostly to
We wish to thank all the friends
and neighbors for the aid and
sympathy extended during the illness
and death of our beloved mother and
grandmother also the hospital
nurses for their untiring care, Rev.
Smucker who officiated at the
funeral and all those who assisted
and for the beautiful flowers.
Edwin E. Lory & Grandchildren
On April 1, prospects for poultry
indicated a decrease of 5 to 10 per
cent in chickens and of 10 to 15 per
cent in turkeys in 1946, as compared
with 1945 production.
Owners of a Cincinnati dairy com
pany were fined $500 each in federal
court for wartime violations of quota
restrictions on use of milk solids for
making ice cream and frozen dairy
foods. Judgment was imposed Mar.
19, 1946, upon conviction for 28 vio
lations. Quota restrictions were im
posed to allow equitable food distri
E. M. (Mike) Banner, former
Bluffton resident, now living in Fos
toria who has been in the hospital
at that place critically ill with in
juries sustained in a fall from a
scaffold a month ago is improving.
Clubs, Judges
and Societies
Eastern Star
Bluffton Eastern Star chapter will
meet next Tuesday night at 8 o’clock.
There will be initiation and refresh
Gertrude Hoy Circle
Mothers and guests of members of
the Gertrude Hoy Missionary Circle
will be entertained at a tea in the St.
John’s Reformed church basement,
Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock.
“The Festival of the Christian
Home” will be the topic to be dis
cussed by a guest speaker. Mrs. Guy
Scoles will be chairman.
Hostesses are Mrs. Fairie Stager,
Mrs. Bernice Risser, Mrs. Julia Op
permann, Mrs. Levada Bixel, Mrs.
Juanita Swank, Mrs. Helen Nass and
Mrs. Irene Niswander.
Named Head of Guild
Mrs. W. A. Amstutz of Bluffton,
former treasurer of the Indian Lake
Regional Women’s Guild of the
Northwest Ohio Synod of the Evan
gelical and Reformed church was
named president of the organization
at its fifth annual spring conference
held at Upper Sandusky, Thursday.
Attending from Bluffton were:
Mrs. V. C. Oppermann, Mrs. W. A.
Amstutz, Mrs. Ralph Stearns, Mrs.
John Balmer, Mrs. A. D. Gratz, Mrs.
Gerald Crawfis, Mrs. Clair Michael,
Mrs. Marden Basinger, Mrs. Ken
neth Luginbuhl, Mrs. Reese Huber,
Mrs. W. O. Geiger, Misses Jane
Risser, Sara Badertscher and Mary
Louise Balmer.
Hold Style Show
The Bluffton college Home
Economics club will hold a style
show in the College chapel, this
Wednesday night at 8 o’clock. Dur
ing the show organ music will be
furnished by Claren Sommer. Joan
McCarty and Harriet Schutz will
read the script. Camilla Gorby has
charge of decorations.
Mennonite Missionary Society
The Women’s Missionary society
of the First Mennonite church will
meet at the M. C. C. room Thursday
afternoon at 2 o’clock. Members
come prepared to do mending and
other sewing.
Amico Club
The Amico club will hold its final
meeting of the season Thursday
night with Mrs. Frances Wenger.
Officers will be elected for the com
ing year.
Farm Bureau
Allen County Farm Bureau council
No. 1 will meet with Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. Althaus next Tuesday night at
8 o’clock.
Allen County Farm Bureau council
No. 11 will meet with Mr. and Mrs.
Weldon Basinger, Friday night at
8 o’clock.
Richland Community Circle
Richland Community circle will
meet with Mrs. Edith Badertscher,
Thursday afternoon, May 9. The
program follows:
Devotionals Roll call, prominent
women Song Mom’s Battle, Mother’s
day Keep Your Garden Young
Grandma is coming A Garden with
a Knak, Iris, Contest, Song.
Jitsu Tau Club
The Jitsu Tau club will meet with
Mrs. Helen Wolfrom, Wednesday
East Orange
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stager called
on friends at Dunkirk, Saturday af
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Morris and sons
Ted and Joe spent Friday evening
with Mr. and Mrs. Rayon Boutwell
and children Lynn Ray and Lonnie
The Woman’s Missionary meeting
of the Riley Creek Baptist church
will be held in the home of Mrs.
Ralph Stager on Wednesday, May 8.
Mr. and Mrs. Rayon Boutwell and
children Lynn Ray and Lonnie Sue
were dinner guests Sunday of Mr.
and Mrs. Harry Amstutz of Harrod.
The dinner was in honor of Mrs.
Rayon Boutwell’s birthday anniver
Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell called
on Mr. and Mrs. Will Stager last
Tuesday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Orin Inbody and
children of Ann Arbor, Mich, Mr. and
Mrs. Edgar Trippiehorn and daught
er Helen Ann, Mrs. Margaret Lonyo
and children of Findlay, Mr. and Mrs.
John Boutwell, Mrs. Abigale Boutwell
of Lima, Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel
Boutwell were Sunday dinner guests
of Mr, and Mrs. Fred Boutwell.
Mid-week prayer meeting of Riley
Creek Baptist church will be held in
the home of Rev. and Mrs. Turner
and daughters.
Where Our Soldiers
Pvt. Morris Hartman 15234591
Co. Q, S. T. C.
FL Monmouth, New Jersey
Kem-Tone. Gamble Dealer.
For sale—-Ligl it blue formal,
20. Call Bluffto k phone 306-R.
For rent—Roofn on Vine street oc
cupied by the
strument comp
May 12. Mrs.
riplett Electrical In
aiy. Available
toe Zehrbach.
ible Dealer.
ro Aladdin lamps,
Renuzit. Gai
For sale—T
floor and stand models also gasoline
iron. Mrs. Weldon Luginbuhl, Bluff
ton phone 548/T.
For sale—1$ acres and 6 room
partly modern^ house in Rawson cor
poration. Inquire C. R. Tyson,
We will flemish with every pur
chase of chidks at our hatchery
enough starting feed for four weeks.
Jorg hatcher*’.
White metpl utility tables on cast
ers. Gamblq Dealer.
See me for lawn mower sharpen
ing. Rell Potee, South Mound St. 6
For rent—House and lot, has elec
tricity and basement. Wilbur Hart
es southeast of Bluffton. 3
y- Majestic range. Mrs.
ifek, Bluffton phone.
4—140 acres with complete
rm buildings electricity.
man, 5 mi
Isaac Bro
set of
Call Mrs.
phone 23
H. W. Althaus, Bluffton
l-W. W. F. Garretson,
For s
to 3 H. P.
e—Late model
good condition.
irting device. Price $80.
-Hanging lamps and large
mps with globes. G. W.
For sal
good cond
—Coaloil kitchen range in
tion. Jorg hatchery.
Lima, O.
Shawnee Rd.,
if taken
—Piano, cheap
ire Armstrong
market price.
Co., Bluffton phone 492-W.
The K &
We pay top
For sale—Maytag washer
ier kitchep cabinet,
Gertrude Morrison,
first house north of
& Hoos
to sell.
Dixie highway,
Rt. 69 intersec­
8 ft. tandem disc
g, first farm north
For sale—Used
$85. W. E. Lon
of Beaverdam tnaffic
er. Dwight Suter, Pandora phone.
For sale—Brown all wool suit,
good as new. Inquire 250 W. Col
lege Ave., Bluffton.
sale—Eight piece fumed oak
room suite. Call Bluffton
sal0—Kelly green Forstman
spring coat, practically new
i woolen
also formals, sizes 12 and 14.,* Mrs.
Calvin Sterner, 115 Poplar. Stij/
For sale—Cream by tht quart.
Bring your bottle in exchange. Al
bert Geiger, 442 Cherry street.
Wanted—To buy hay tedder. Arlo
Doty, Rt. 1, Mt. Cory, Ohio.
Baby carriages, crib mattresses,
high chairs. Gamble Dealer.
See me for prompt shoe repairing
service of all kinds. Ed. Smith, 199
W. Kibler St., tf.
Wallpaper 9c a roll, up. We still
have a nice selection in stock. Gam
ble Dealer.
Worm your chickens the easy way.
Put Ovu-Mix in the feed. Get it at
Jorg hatchery. tf
Back again—Hair clippers, hand
professional model. Gamble Dealer.
Wallpaper and paperhanging. Over
300 patterns to choose from. L.
Bauinan, 145 Riley St., Bluffton.
Croquet sets. Gamble Dealer.
Triple-A quality started chicks
hand. Jorg hatchery.
Fishing tackle boxes, line sinkers,
artificial bait. Gamble Dealer.
Lawnmower grinding and general
repairing. Moyer’s Repair shop, 6
miles north of
east of county
For sale—Brooder house 12 by 14
ft. also Majestic cook stove in A-l
condition. M. S. Burkholder, 2 miles
west of BlufTtbi
pup, answers V
longs to Judy I?
old. Finder gc
Bluffton phon|
Bluffton and 1 mile
line. 2
a year will protect a
suit from moth dam-
EIGHT cents
man’s or lady’s
age for 5-jeers.
Berlou Guarspteed Mothspray does
it, or Berlou pays for the damage.
Sidney’s Dru£ Shop, 129 N. Main
Street, Bluffton, Ohio.
One spraying of
For sale—Formal, like new, size
12 also pink wool shortie coat, size
12, never work. Music rack in good
condition. Call Bluffton phone 468-W.
black cocker spaniel
name of Inky. Be
nn Bucher 3’2 years
tify Clayton Bucher,
ggs-Stratton washing
gine, good condition,
miles south on Bent-
For sale—Br
machine gas ti
Louis Criblez, fa
ley road and mile west.
Fix up your bike now. Metal bike
baskets, headlight, tires, tubes, axels,
bearings, mirrors, kickstands. Gam
ble Dealer.
Wanted—Dish washer. Pine res
For sale—Pair of stable doors for
opening 7 ft. 10 inches by 3 ft. 11
inches. Russelj Huber, Bentley road.
For sale—9 room modern house,
automatic full oil heating, 2 car
garage. PoMes&ion June 7. Terms
if desired, /vail 166-R for appoint
ment Rgr. G. Steiner, 426 S.
For sale—Good Sure Drop corn
planter International 8 shovel 2
horse riding cultivator also IT
spring tooth harrow. E. P. Steiner.
I wish to thank all the many
friends for the beautiful flowers and
cards received while I was a patient
at Bluffton hospital also all those
called to extend well wishes.
Mrs. N. P. Steiner
Wednseday Morning
Grain (bushel prices) Wheat,
$1.74 corn, $1.12 oats, 80c soy
beans, $2.04.
Mother’s Day
May 12th
Are You Looking
for a Gift for
Your Mot
We can brfp you if you act
Make an appointment today.
Neu-Art Studio
call 108-W.
yoar picture­
making right with depend
able Kodak, Film in die yel
low box—the film that gets
the picture. Then send us
tha exposed i
developing and printing.
rolls for expert_
to jam
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Number 8
find that a
But if fir
home and
really pine
sured? As
loe can pinch,
destroys your
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ell, the shoe
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e you fully in
is to check up.
ce Agency
Fresh Drugs
Quality Drag Store
of All Kinds
Prescriptions Care
fully Compounded
Sidney’s Drug Shop
Phone 170-W

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