THURSDAY, MAY 23, 1946
Tlie Stanley E. Basinger
AM LANCE SERVICE
Offers Friendly Service
Cream, Eggs and Poultry
CLAYTON HARKNESS, Mgr.
322 N. Maii| Street Bluffton Phone 284-W
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LET US 'HOPE arfy pray that
men who gave their lives to
of^worki-wide peace havfhot died in
the peace will test
Let neighborly understanding promote
peaceful association between opposing
forces in our own countryUnd^among
the*ncrtionsof the world.'
'Phone 222- fC' Oiluffton
THE BLUFFTON NEWS
B. F. BIERY, Business Mgr.
C. A. BIERY, Editor
Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio,
by th^Bluffton 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.
Some unusual values in early
spring hats at Clark Hat shoppe.
Mrs. Grace Wilson who has been
taking treatment in Lima is at her
Mrs. Paul Studler of South Jack
son street spent the week end in
Cleveland on a business trip.
See me for prompt shoe repairing
service of all kinds. Ed. Smith, 199
W. Kibler St., tf.
Mrs. Clarence Ward of Gilboa is
a patient in Bluffton hospital. Her
husband is stationed in Manila.
Bluffton’s largest selection of
household cleaning supplies. Bas
inger’s Furniture Store.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Hesser of
Ada spent Sunday at the Lester
Frederick Herr and Mrs. R. E.
Martin of Akron spent Sunday with
Miss Lillian Reehling of East Kibler
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. C. Hirschy of Lexington,
Ky., is a house guest of Mrs. N. W.
Cunningham this week.
Mrs. Jean Murray of Findlay
spent the past week visiting Mrs.
M. M. Kibler and other friends here.
Bluffton’s largest selection of
household cleaning supplies. Bas
inger’s Furniture Store.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph West of Whea
ton, Ill., stopped here last Thursday
on an auto trip and visited relatives
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Beals and
daughter of South Jackson street
spent the week end with Mr. and
Mrs. M. R. Beals of Findlay.
Lawn mowers sharpened. Charles
Young, Bluffton phone 214-T. 6
Cars washed and simonized. Mer
lin Zuercher, 517 S. Main street,
Diller ambulance removal Mrs.
Elva Dilts and infant daughter from
Bluffton hospital to their home near
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gossman and
son Robert and Paul McClellan of
Ada were Sunday guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Albert Gossman.
Rev. and Mrs. W. Lahr of Har
mon road have returned from a
7,000 mile trip, having spent the
past winter in Colorado and Mexico.
Mr. and Mrs. James Basinger of
Indianapolis are spending the week
here with their parents, Mrs. Noah
Basinger and Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Klay of Lawn avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ignat of Oberlin,
former Bluffton college students stop
ped here Monday afternoon and visi
ted friends. Mr. Ignat was released
from the navy a month ago.
Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Basinger
and daughter of Pandora and John
Lugibill of near Pandora visited Sun
day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.
Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Wiebe and dau
ghter Judith Ann of Willard visited
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Stettler and at
tended May day activities at the Col
Charles Dillman, son of Charley
Dillman of Jackson street under
went an operation for hernia, Tues
day, at the Birmingham General
hospital, Van Nuys, Calif.
Mrs. Lillian McConnaughey visited
over the week end at the home of
her mother, Mrs. Bertha Woods of
West College avenue. Mrs. Woods’
son, Harold, of Detroit is spending
the week here.
Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Trippiehorn
of South Main street and son Dr.
Jason Trippiehorn of Philadelphia
have returned from a three weeks’
visit at the home of their daughter,
Mrs. Kenneth Newland and family
in Columbia, Missouri.
Merlin Mumma, Raymond Mont
gomery, Frenas Herrmann and
Gerald Clever spent a two days’ out
ing over the week end fishing at
Morrison lake near Hillsdale. Fish
ing was fair despite rainy weather.
Clever hooked the biggest fish, a 14
Mrs. Paul Studler and Miss Metta
Kohli were called to Mansfield, Tues
day to attend the funeral of Mrs.
John Berger. Mrs. Berger was well
known here having frequently visited
at the home of Mrs. Studler of South
Rev. J. A. Weed and Nelson
Steiner are representing the Bluffton
Methodist church at the annual Ohio
conference of that denomination in
session at Monroe Street Methodist
church in Toledo. The conference
which opened Tuesday night will
continue over next Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Huber en
tertained at their home north of
Bluffton, Sunday: Mr. and Mrs.
Marion Powell and daughter, E. D.
Powell and Mrs. Eva Shoemaker, all
of Findlay Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Brentlinger and Mr. and Mrs. W. I.
Anderson of Dayton Mrs Emma
Moore of Washington, C. H. Jesse
DeHays of Columbus Mr. and Mrs.
Ervin Haar of Lemoyne.
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
Lawn mowers sharpened. Charles
Young, Bluffton phone 214-T. 6
Early spring hats at reduced prices.
Clark Hat shoppe.
Mrs. Belle Augsburger is a patient
in the Bluffton hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Bucher of Grove
street spent the past week visiting
relatives in Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Harris of New
ark, former Bluffton residents, visit
ed here Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Farnsworth
and little daughter will return this
Wednesday from Media where Mrs.
Farnsworth end daughter have spent
the past two weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Potts and dau
ghter Rene spent three days last
week in Michigan visiting a number
of pansy farms and attended the tu
lip festival in Holland.
Basinger ambulance removals
Mrs. Sarah Motter from Bluffton hos
pital to her home on South Main
street Mrs. Gerald Berry from Bluff
ton hospital to her home on West Elm
Mrs. Peter Gratz and Miss Cather
ine Gratz of South Jackson street are
on a month’s motor trip to visit Mr.
and Mrs. H. G. Schumacher of Canby
Oregon and other relatives and
Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Amstutz of De
troit and Mr. and Mrs. Dwain Mur
ray of Ashland spent the week end
with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Amstutz of
Thurman street and attended Bluff
ton college commencement festivi
11. E. Griffith and daughter Miss
Margaret Griffith of South Lawn
avenue and Mr. and Mrs. M. L.
Wahl of Findlay are on a motor trip
to Schenectady and Buffalo, N. Y.,
Mr. and Mrs. Theron Bibler of
Bell, Calif., have been visiting at
the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. G. Carr, north of Bluffton.
Mrs. Bibler is the former Miss
Pauline Carr. During the absence
of Mr. and Mrs. Bibler, their home
in California is being occupied by
Mrs. Josephine Carnahan, a former
Bluffton resident living in Arcadia,
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Miller of
Cleveland spent Wednesday here.
Mr. Miller is a former Bluffton resi
Here Next Thursday
Memorial Day exercises in the
Bluffton High auditorium at 11 a. m.
Thursday of next week will follow
the customary American Legion ex
ercises in Maple Grove cemetery an
Rev. Kenneth Leary, Methodist
minister of Van Wert and a Legion
naire, will be tlw speaker at the
services in the school.
Business and industry generally
will be suspended in the town for
the observance of Memorial Day,
and there will be no mail deliveries
on either town or rural routes.
Floyd Byers, executive of a milk
condensing plant in Goshen, Ind.,
and son of Dean N. E. Byers of
East Kibler street represented the
dairy industry of Indiana before a
Senate committee in Washington last
Wednesday and Thursday in a series
of conferences pertaining to current
legislation of interest to the trade.
He was appointed by the Dairy
Industry committee and the Dry Milk
Institute, national trade organiza
Byers was formerly director of
the Indiana Dairy Products associa
tion, auxiliary member of the State
Creamery License board and chair
man of the Milk and Cream Quality
Improvement Group of Northern
Reviewed For Lions
Bluffton’s accomplishments in the
33 years he has been a resident of
the town were reviewed Tuesday
night by N. E. Byers, former dean
at Bluffton college, at a dinner meet
ing of the Lions club.
Outstanding achievements over the
span of more than three decades have
included a modern municipal power
plant, Harmon field, the stadium and
its lighting system, a centralized six
year high school a public library a
municipal swimming pool, a new 30
bed hospital ,the modem post office
building, establishment of religious
education classes in the high school
and extensive business and industrial
Needed most by the town in the
immediate future is a sewage dispos
al system, an airport, a new elemen
tary school building, an addition to
the Community hospital and a gym
nasium-auditorium at the college, the
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank our friends
who were so kind since the death of
our husband and father, Louis W.
Deerhake. Also Rev. V. C. Opper
mann for his consoling prayer, the
pallbearers for their services and
all those sending flowers and cards.
Mrs. Anna Deerhake & Sons
To Wed Sunday
Wedding of Darvin Luginbuhl, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. B. Luginbuhl
of East Kibler street and Miss Eve
lyn Johnson of Bucyrus will take
place Sunday afternoon in an out
door ceremony on the Bluffton col
lege campus. Scene of the wedding
will be the baseball field where col
lege May queens are crowned. Dr.
L. L. Ramseyer, Bluffton college
president will officiate.
The bride-elect was graduated
from the college here last year. Mr.
Luginbuhl will receive his degree
Honor Former Club Member
Members of the Travel class were
entertained at a tea in the home of
Mrs. R. L. Triplett honoring Mrs.
N. C. Hirschy of Lexington, Ky., a
former member of the club.
Progressive Mothers Club
The Progressive Mothers club will
meet at the home of Mrs. Lois
Caughman, Tuesday night. The
program includes devotionals by
Mrs. Alice Devier and a talk, Sound
Approach to Sex Education by Mrs.
J. S. Steiner,
a a a
A potluck supper will be held at
the Royal Neighbor hall, Friday
Benefit Card Party
A benefit card party will be held
in the basement of St. Marys
Catholic church next Tuesday night
at 8 o’clock sponsored by the women
of the Altar and Rosary society of
the church. The public is invited.
Members of the committee in
charge are: Mrs. Harry Turner,
chairman Mrs. Chas. Hankish, Mrs.
Andrew Hen-map, Mrs. Landolin
Kindle, Mrs. Jack Fisher, Mrs. Vem
Dardio and Mrs. Louis Foltz.
The Band Mothers club has post
poned its meeting scheduled for
next Monday. The meeting will be
announced later pending the arrival
of sample uniforms.
Stated communication Bluffton Ma
sonic lodge Monday night at 7:45
o’clock. Work in Entered Appren
Samuel Augsburger of Beaverdam
announces the approaching marriage
of his niece, Miss Vera Marie
Burkholder to Mr. Virgil Allgire,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Allgire
of Rockport. The wedding will take
place Sunday, June 2 at the Ebenez
er Mennonite church at 2 p. m. with
Rev. P. J. Boehr officiating.
Both the bride and bridegroom
elect are graduates of Beaverdam
high school in the class of 1940.
Mr. Allgire recently was discharged
after 40 months in military service,
15 of which were spent in Europe.
Donald Ruggley of Lima, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ruggley of
Bluffton and Miss Mary Marguerite
Reynolds of Lima wil be married
Sunday, June 9, it was announced
The bride-elect is the daughter of
Mrs. Amelia Reynolds of Lima and
Arnie Reynolds of Ottawa. Mr.
Ruggley was discharged from the
Navy last November following three
years’ service. Both are employed
Farm Women’s Improvement Club
Members of the Farm Women’s
Improvement club will entertain at
their annual Mother-Daughter
banquet Thursday night at the
Beaverdam high school at 7 o’clock.
Mrs. Ruby McCarty, club president
will be toastmistress and the follow
ing program has been arranged:
Welcome, Mildred Fett response,
Jeanette Ballinger duet, Martha
Emerick and Marjorie Yoakum
recitation, Joan Fett vocal solo,
Janet Andrews reading, Mrs. Gra
ber entertainment, Miss Winner
Homes in Mexico, Mrs. Early.
A kitchen shower was given
Saturday evening by Mrs. Reeve
Eckman, Mrs. Mel Inbody and Miss
Rowena Solt at the latter’s home in
Findlay honoring Miss Muriel
Steiner, bride-elect of Luther
The evening was spent in playing
hearts with prizes being awarded
to Miss Joan Rinehart, Miss Roberta
Miller and Miss Hilda Steiner.
Those present included: Mrs. Al
Fortener, Mrs. Kathryn Godfrey,
Misses Nelle Myers, Nettie Mc
Kenna, Garnet Thomas, Maxine
Nichols, Verena Steiner, Ruth Stein
er, Hilda Steiner, Jeanne Fish, Joan
Rinehart, Roberta Miller and honor
ed guest and the hostesses.
The Henry Augsburger family re
union will be held at the Pandora
high school building, Sunday. Mil
ford Haas, chairman.
High School Alumni
Reunion Friday Night
Annual reunion of the Bluffton
high school alumni association will
be held Friday night, beginning with
a dinner at *6:30 o’clock in the high
school cafeteria for which 148 res
ervations have been made.
The occasion will mark the fiftieth
anniversary of the class of 1896
and the 25th anniversary of the
class of 1921.
The dinner will be followed by
dancing in the gymnasium.
sale Westinghouse electric
mixer and glass butter church.
Peter Badertscher, 126 Poplar street.
Wanted—Chickens. We pay top
market price. The K & Produce
Co., Bluffton phone 492-W. tf
Wanted—Custodian with fireman’s
license at high school building. Po
sition open next month. Apply James
F. West, Clerk, Board of Education
or R. S. Lanham, Supt. 5
Empire vacuun} control milkers. A
better milker for your dairy. Single
and double units and portable. See
us for demonstration before you buy.
Lloyd Van Metei
See me for la
ing. Rell Potee,
See me for pr
service of all kii
W. Kibler St.,
Auto floor ma
Pandora phone. 5
jhone 214-T. 6
tvn mower sharpen
South Mound St. 6
mpt shoe repairing
ds. Ed. Smith, 199
chest of drawers,
paint. Ed Waiter
s. Ed Waitermire,
rinding and general
oilers and handles,
one day service. Moyer’s Repair
shop, 6 miles gorth of Bluffton on
countyline and 1 mile east 11
FUR coats mothproofed for 5-years
for only 25c a year. Berlou Moth
spray guarantee! to repair your coat
if damaged by moths within 5-years.
Sidney’s Drug Shop, 129 N. Main
street, Bluffton, Ohio.
Lost—Lady’s wristw atch. Reward.
Mrs. Edwin Niswander.
For sale—Majestic radio and some
surplus furniturte. E.
426 S. Jackson street.
Bluffton phone 468-
ment. Inquire 1(
Mrs. Otis Leiber,
uel’s Reformed ch
Main street, above
For sale—Good I
el 2 horse riding
spring tooth harrt
tion. Priced re|
Steiner, east of ti
dent, full or part 1
130 Grove street,
rug, like new. Ci
For sale—75 lb.:
109 Riley street.
and bas^ lesjons
and CBSVKew Y
cian.l oife Bigelovj
sic SWre, 134 E.
Cars washed and
lin Zuercher, 517
has not been unwrs
107Vine street, 1
in good condition,
tscher, Bluffton ph
Nusbaum, 1 mile e
and deliver. Call
For sale—Platt glass
gold frame 28 by 32
above buffet 42 by 14
dog house. Call Bluffton phone 309Y.
s, sizes 10 & 12.
?n to dig base-
S. Main street,
pup 3 months old.
south of Emman
house in or near
Clark, 108 S.
IcCormick 8 shov
ultivator also In
e spreader and
w in good condi
sonable. E. P.
y high school stu
me. Ray Crouse,
I chickens. Chas,
ill wool 9 by 12
II Bluffton phone
soy beans. Cal
ice box. Inquire
y former NBC
rk Studio musi
c/o Zender Mu
igh St., Lima. 9
S. Main street,
urn 9 by 15 rug
pped, $6. Inquire
side delivery rake
e plants. Jacob
.st of town.
s. Will call for
ton or small place i
perferably on high
deal direct with own
L, Bluffton News.
Sand your own
to do with our mi
sander. Rent it by
work yourself an
Stauffer Pure Oil Sts
town hall. Phone 4
For sale—In Jei
modem 6 room he
wood floors, attic
roof, furnace, full
and large lot.
weeks. Emerson S
16 also 2 men’s s
E. L. Bish.
cabbage plants. A
Bluffton phone 57S
asters and sns
Mrs. R. E. Griffitl
property in Bluff
i country nearby,
way. Prefer to
?r. Address Box
5oors. It’s easy
[tor driven floor
the day, do the
1 save money,
tion, across from
kse, bath, hard
possession in 6
s sizes 14 and
its size 42. Mrs.
1 varieties of
*s. Paul Shulaw,
ble plants also
hevrolet 1% ton
Grain (bushel prices) Wheat,
$1.87 corn, $1.38 oats, 83c soys,
If orchards a/e kept clean there
is a better prospect for next year’s
crop. If you want your orchard
sprayed for codling moth and cater
pillar worms, also scab, call Seth
Basinger & Son, Pandora phone
Auto, Fire, Life, Health, Ac
cident, Theft, Liability
PAUL E. WHITMER
245 W. Grove St. Phone 350-W
Farm Bureau Mutual Auto Ins. Co.
Farm Bureau Mutual Fire Ins. Co.
Farm Bureau Life Insurance Co.
Home Office: Columbus, Ohio.
Hew Floors for Old
Sanding, finishing, waxing
Balk capply of new wm for lino
leum or hardwood.
Dries quickly and whiny without
buffing or rubbing. Give* enamel-like
surface to floor*. long wearing and
water-proof, t5e quart.
A postcard order brings it to your
124 N. Lawn Ave„ Bluffton, O.
OTART yo«r pictnra
maldng right with dapend
able Kodak Film In the yel
low box—the film that gets
the picture. Then eend ue
the exposed rolls for expert
developing and printing.
SIDNEY’S DRUG SHOP
insure their homes for
the original value instead
of their present-day in
creased insurable value.
Adequate financial pro
tection is the best service
of fire insurance. Insure
for today’s value so that
you can rebuild if your
home burns down.
Consult this Hartford
agency about it!
lutzi Insurance Agency
113 Yz S. Main Street
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