THURSDAY, SEPT. 26, 1946
Mrs. Wm. Brabham of New York
and Mrs. Eugene Knight of Mt.
Blanchard visited Monday at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Suter.
R. A. STRATTON
Bluffton. Ohio, K. No. 1
Leipsic, Ohio, R. No.
Ottawa, Ohio, R. No. 3
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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.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Warren and
family of Orange township spent
Sunday with relatives in Bellevue.
Miss Alice Stager of Lima, form
er Bluffton resident, spent the week
end with relatives and friends here.
Miss Sarah Amstutz spent Thurs
day and Friday with Mr. and Mrs.
Gerald Chidester and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kohli of
Urbana vjsited Sunday at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Henry.
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Stettler
visited Sunday at the home of Mrs.
O. E. Leiber.
Chas. Elzay of Toledo, former
Bluffton resident, is spending two
weeks visiting here.
Special sale on rag rugs, former
ly $2.48, now $1.90. Basinger’s
Mr. and Mrs. Harry DeVault of
Minneapolis were Sunday guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Derringer and
Mr. and Mrs. Max Miller and Mr.
and Mrs. C. K. Black and daughter
of Lima spent Sunday in Van Wert
Thursday is cleanup day at the
Methodist church. The W. S. C. S.
invites the women to bring their din
ner and stay for the day.
Dr. B. W. Travis, Bluffton physi
cian has been taking two weeks of
specialized graduate work in the
University of Buffalo medical school
at Buffalo, N. Y.
Mr. and Mrs. Eli ugsburger and
Mrs. John Esau and son John spent
the week end with Mr. and Mrs.
Simon Steffen and family of Dalton.
Mrs. Bertha Woods, a patient in
Bluffton hospital as a result of in
juries received when struck by a
truck last month, is slowly improv
Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Motter of
Lima and Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Fire
stone of Toledo spent the week end
with their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
A. D. Gratz of South Lawn avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Palsy of Dallas,
Texas, visited Saturday with Mrs.
Ben Basinger. Mr. and Mrs. Palsy
were delegates to a convention of
the Odd Fellow order at Columbus.
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Keifer and
daughter Verna and Mrs. Earl Keifer
and son Albert spent the week end
with James Keifer and family in
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Baird and Mr.
and Mrs. Mullady and daughter of
Lima and Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Mc
Adams of Dayton were Sunday
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Don Corson
and son Barry.
Mrs. R. E. Hughson, former Bluff
ton resident who has been connected
for a number of years with the
State hospital at Orient, Ohio, will
leave this week for Berkeley, Calif.,
to visit her sister, Miss Edith Mc
Mr. and Mrs. Cleon Henry and
family of Covington and Miss Mar
garet Groman of Springfield spent
Sunday at the home of Mrs. Anna
Gromann of South Jackson street.
Evening callers were Mr. and Mrs.
G. P. Oberly and Mr. and Mrs.
Marion Thayer of Lafayette.
Mrs. Robert Bacome of Lima and
Eugene Tallmadge of Seattle, Wash.,
cousins, called on friends here
Thursday. Mrs. Bacome is the
daughter of Mrs. Cathryn Mitchell
Goble and Mr. Tallmadge the young
est son of Mrs. Nellie Goble Tall
madge of Bellingham, Wish., form
er Bluffton residents.
Misses Eileen Moser and Jane and
Sue Risser attended the wedding of
Miss Laura Jones of Akron and
Joseph B. Handy III, of Carmel, N.
Y., which took place in the First
Presbyterian church of Akron, Sat
urday. The bride formerly attended
Diller ambulance removals—Mrs.
Peter Schmidt and infant son from
Lima Memorial hospital to the home
of Roy Hector, Leipsic Mrs. Harold
Rossman and infant son from Bluff
ton hospital to their home south of
Jenera Mrs. Ray Peterson and in
fant son from Bluffton hospital to
their home west of Mt. Cory.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to extend our thanks to
all who assisted in any way at the
death and funeral of our husband
and father, Thomas W. Desenberg.
Mrs. Bertha Desenberg
Miss Lillian Desenberg
News Items from Here, There
Harry Sutter, west of Columbus
Grove, purchased the Mrs. Gid Leh
man farm near Beaverdam.
Mr'." and Mrs. Isaac Amstutz and
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Basinger east of
Columbus Grove spent from Tuesday
to Sunday at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Homer Cook in Ashtabula Coun
Wheat sowing is delayed because
of the drought.
Charles Elzay of Toledo spent the
week end in Blufftan. visiting
tives and friends.
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON,
For rent—Heated sleeping room
for working Couple. Kitchen privii
leges if desired. 126 Poplar street.
Motorola automobile radios. See
them now at Waitermire’s.
For sale-»-1935 Oldsmobile 5
passenger coupe. Needs some re
pairs. E. R. Leatherman, 373
Cherry St. Call evenings except
Wanted—To buy or rent 40 to
100 acre farm with fair to good
buildings, located within a ten mile
radius of Bluffton. Write Box M,
Bluffton News. 24
For sale—Knotter block for John
son corn binder. 0. 1’. Hartman,
For sale—£ Briggs & Stratton
engines 2 gasoline motor driven
paint spray butfits used grain bed
used rubber tire rui gear 9 ft.
single cultipacker, i vw. Bluffton
Farm Equipotent Co.
Broom rakrs at Waitermire’s.
For sale-f-Used circulating
heater, pre-jvar model in excellent
condition. Basinger’s mature store.
For sale—|Pop corn by the pound
or bushel guaranteed to pop. Dull
Battles, Mt.| Cory, 0.
For sale-eUsed fernery in good
condition. 136 N. Jackson St. Phone
For sale—»Hoover sweeper and at
tachments. Mrs. Pay Nonnair.aker,
3 miles sou^h of Rawson.
For sale—*Milton piano, good con
dition. Wijbur Youkam, ’2 mile
north of Rt.’ 103 on 69 to first road
second hous^ west.
Stove pipq, dampers, wicks, chim
For sale—J)ressed chickens. Mrs.
Weldon Luginbuhl, Bluffton phone.
Wanted—Men. I’ermanent posi-1
tion for men 27 to 45 years of age,
selling and distributing gasoline, ker
osene, fuel oil, motor oil, lubricant
and anti-freqze. Weekly wage and
commission. Prefer men with farm
ing experience. Also hourly wage
men for maintenance and warehouse
work. Apply Parks-Klay Company,
872 St. Johns Ave., Lima, Ohio. 23
For sale—Eight room house. Mrs.
H. W. Althaus, Bluffton phone 238
W. F. Garretson, broker.
Wanted—Used ice box. John H.
Martin, phone 347-W.
For sale—Whit" enamel kitchen
heater, burns coal or wood. S. F.
Nonnamaker, Bluffton phone 488-W.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hixon of
Hillsboro spent the week end in
Bluffton and attended a family gath
ering at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Clair Withrow in Findlay, Sunday,
ney sweep at Waitermire’s.
For sale—Potatoes. Arthur Miller,
Bluffton phone. 4 25
Why worry if afflicted with any
known skin disease. Ask about V-J-O.
Sidney’s Drug phop. 17
For sale—Dressed chickens order
Wednesdays and Saturdays by noon.
Cecil Hartman, phone 595-R. 23
Remember to feed Waylac before
you house your pullets. For sale at
Master Feed Mill. 23
For culling and worming your
poultry flock call Noah Trippiehorn,
phone 29266 at 1012 Hazel Ave.,
Lima, Ohio. 25
For sale—Timothy seed. Howard
Rickly, 3 mil^s south on Bentley
Socket sets. Waitermire’s.
For sale—Muskmelons and can
ning tomatoes, No Sunday sales.
Omer Gratz, 5 miles north of Bluff
ton on Route 12. 24
For sale—P o a o e s. Clarence
Steiner, Bluffton phone. tf
Wanted—Curly maple or cherry
gate-leg drop-ieaf table. R. W.
Augsburger, 929 W. North St., Lima.
Lost—Snake-shaped sil^br bracelet
bearing name Joyce. Finder return
to News office. Reward.
For sale—South Bend gray enamel
wood and coal range also three
burner Perfection oil stove. Virgil
Kimble, F2 mile north of Ada on
For sale—GJrl’s snow suit large
size 4 also boy’s blue serge suit
large size 8. Mrs. Leonard Augs
burger, 4 miles north and hs mile
east on College road.
Wallpaper al Waitermire’s.
Wanted—Help. Kisser’s Sandwich
shop, S. Main St.
For sale—Seven inch power bench
saw’ and H- P- motor $25. Ken
neth Hartman, 140 Cherry St.
For sale—Lot 80 by 200 ft., and
building 25 by 17 ft. in good condi
tion. Inquire 408 E. Cherry St.
For sale—-Large black metal
trank White sewing machine with
box top also cross cut saw, good
condition. M|s. Bertha Woods, 240
W. College Aye.
For sale—pound Oak kitchen
range. Harold Marshall, phone 533-T.
Wanted—To rent garage, prefer
ably near the' college. Raymond W.
Matheny, Rop| hall, phone 193-W.
Wanted—To rent house as scon as
possible. Richard Core, Bluffton
PTos i57-T. ...........
Wanted—Used »typewriter. James
Gratz, phone 649+Y.
For rent—8 m, m. film and pro
jector or 16 m. m. with sound ef
fects. Films ready for showing
wide selection of travel features,
comics, newsreels, etc., some in
technicolor. Here’s something dif
ferent for parties, programs, etc.
Come and see what I have. Chester
Heffner, Pandora high school. Call
after 4 p. m. 23
For sale—Man’s bicycle with good
rubber. Joe Fpllas.
For rent—Room. Inquire 124
For rent—Room for couple or two
men no children. 218 N. Main St.
For sale—Electric sweeper. 116
For sale—Three burner kerosene
stove with oven, in good condition.
Inquire 237 N. Jackson St.
For sale—Several inside and out
side doors, various sizes. Francis
Devier, phone 417-T.
For sale—Black and White Gldbe
range, coal or wood burning, good
heater, $10. Francis Devier, phone
For sale—Every day and Christ
mas greeting cards. J. J. Esau,
352 Cherry St.
Do you want a trumpet, cornet,
trombone, saxapone or flute? Now
we can say “Yes, they are avail
able”. Al so sheet music and folios
portable record players and string
instruments accessories in stock and
musical instrument repairing of al!
kinds. Open every Saturday night
until 11 p. m. Hahn’s Music store,
216 W. Elm St. 24
MUNSON R. BIXEL, M. D.
1-3 P. M. 7-8 P. M.
Office, 118 Cherry St.
Phone 120-Y Bluffton. Ohio
Guilty or not?
YOU can lose your home,
your automobile, your sav
ings, and all that you val
ue, if you have to meet the
verdict reached by a jury
for injuries sustained on
Residence Liability In
surance will defend you in
such action and pay the
damages up to the limit of
lutzi Insurance Agency
US’/j S. Main Street
CT AD THEATRE
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THE POSTMAN RINGS
For sale—Steel lever harrows
also bicycle tires and tubes. Bluff
ton Implement & Harness Co.
For sale—Pure all w’ool summer
coat with bonnet, navy blue, size 3
child’s all wool one piece zipper
snow suit with cap size 2 also girl’s
winter coat with leggings, size 4
all in fine condition. Mrs. Wm.
Badertscher, phone 592-R.
For sale—2 tires 5:00 by 19 and
one tube. Phone 358-W.
Wanted—Hay of all grades. A. L.
Stager, 116 Riley street. Phone
SET YOUR SIGHTS
3 to $500 per ordin
ice—$90 a month if
NEW, HIGHER PAY FOR ARMY MEN
In Addition Io Food, Lodging,
Clothes and Medical Care
In Addition to Column One
at the Right: 20% In
crease for Service Over
seas. 50% Increase if Mem.
ber of Flying or Glider
Crews. 5% Increase in Pay
for Each 3 Years of Service
May Be Added.
Listen to: "Warriort of Peace,’’ 'Vole, of
fho Army," "Proudly We Hail," and M^tr
Football Broadcaiti on your rad'o.
ENLIST NOW AT YOUR NEAREST
U. S. ARMY RECRUITING STATION
ing Aids and
also batteries for all makes
Mrs. Walter Gratz
110 S. Lawn Ave„ Bluffton, O.
aey \yant and plan for it. Others are
e new Regular Army can help both.
college but can’t afford it. If you
yotir chance. Honorably discharged
ou fire eligible for 48 months of edu
chool for which you can
tuition, laboratory fees,
plus $65 a month living
If you haven't found your spot, an Army enlistment offers you.
training in any of 200 trades and skills. Y’ou leave the service eligible
for further training at the best civilian schools.
You can assure yourself of the benefits of the GI Bill of
Rights if you enter the Arrny on or before October 5, 1946.
See your nearest Army Recruiting Station for details.
HIGHLIGHTS OF REGULAR ARMY ENLISTMENT
1. Enlistments for 1 Vi. 2 or 3 years.
1-year enlistments permitted for
men now in the Army with 6 or more
months of service.)
2. Enlistment age from 18 to 34
years inclusive (17 with parents’
consent) except for men now in
Army, who may reenlist at any age,
and former service men depending
on length of service.
3. A reenlistment bonus of $50 for
each year of active service since such
bonus was last paid, or since last
entry into service, provided reenlist
ment is within 3 months after last
4. A furlough for men who reenlist
within 20 days. Full details of other
furlough privileges can be obtained
from Recruiting Officers.
5. Mustering-out pay (based upon
length of service) to all men who
are discharged to enlist or reenlist.
6. Option to retire at half pay for
the rest of your life after 20 years’
service—increasing to three-quarters
pay after 30 years' service. All pre
vious active federal military service
counts toward retirement.
7. Choice of branch of service and
overseas theater of those still open
on 3-year enlistments.
20 Feers' 30 Tear*'
or First Sergeant
Private First Gass
$165.00 $107.25 $185.63
135.00 87.75 151.88
115.00 74.75 129.38
100.00 65.00 112.50
90.00 58.50 101.25
80.00 52.00 90.00
75.00 48.75 84.38
A GOOD IOB FOR YOU
U. S. Army
FINE PROFESSION NOW!
1016 National Bank Bldg., Lima, Ohio
Offers for purchase of property belonging to the
Grace S. Wilson estate will be received at the prem
ises at 109 W. |^lm St., Bluffton, Ohio
Wednesday, Oct. 2,1946
AT 1:00 P. M.
Purchaser to make payment of $1,500 at the
time of sale. Balance of payment payable at time of
delivery of deed. Possession to be given upon pay
ment of initial installment.
The right is reserved to reject any or all offers.
A. D. GRATZ, Executor
Bluffton Chic Phono 489-
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