FIRST MENNONITE CHURCH
J. N. Smucker, pastor
Wednesday, Jan. 1—
7:30 Annual Business Meeting of
6:30 High School group Bible
8:15 Adult Bible study
9:30 Sunday school classes for ell
10:30 Worship Service
6:30 Intermediate Christian En
7:30 Junior C. E.
7:30 Beginning the Week of Pray
er Union services. First Methodist
church, Rev. John Schmidt, of St.
Mary’s, the speaker.
E. J. Shady, Pastor
7:00 Young People’s Program
7:00 Adult C. W. B. program
7:45 Evangelistic service.
m. Sunday school.
m. Morning worship.
Senior choir practice Thursday,
Jan. 2, at 7 p. m.
Quality, Quantity & Service
For all types of furnaces
Call Lima 79871, or write
THE PARKS-KLAY COMPANY
One lot Hats..........$1
One lot Hats..........$2
One lot Ha|s 20% off
House dresses Sizes 40 to
52 reduced to.............$2.98
Clark Hat Shoppe
South M^in Street
January 4 to 18
Ernest N. Bigelow, Minister
Morning worship 9:30
Church school 10:30
Mr. Glen Mayberry, Supt.
We will cooperate with the other
in the observance of the
Rev. P&ul H. Cramer, Pastor
9:30 a. m. Church school
Mr. Nelson Steiner, Supt.
10:30 a. m. Morning worship
Holy Communion and installation
of W. S. C. S. officers.
6:30 p. m. Youth Fellowship
7:30 p. m. Week of Prayer service
Rev. John Schmidt of St. Paul’s
Evangelical and Reformed church,
St. Mary’s is the speaker.
Church school 9:45
N. A. Triplett, Supt.
Morning worship 11:00
Begin the community-wide
of Prayer, in the First Methodist
church, 7:30. See further notice
elsewhere in this issue.
The Women’s Missionary Society
meets Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 2 p. m. in
the home of Mrs. R. L. Triplett.
The Sacrament of the Lord’s
Supper will be observed in both
EVANGELICAL & REFORMED
V. C. Oppermann, Minister
9:30 a. m. Church school
10:45 a. m. Morning worship and
i Kindly note change in schedule of
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Hours from 9 A. M. to 8 P. M.
141 South Main Bluffton, Ohio
The Sacrament of Holy Com
munion will be celebrated in the
morning service. All church members
are urged to be present.
Private Communion will be ad
ministered in the afternoon.
The choir of the church will meet
on Thursday evening of this week at
The Women’s Guild will meet at
the parsonage on Wed. Jan 8, at 2:00
p. m. All ladies note the change
The Youth Fellowship meets
St. John’s on Sunday evening
7:00 p. m.
9:30 a. m. Morning worship
10:30 a. m. Church school
Kindly note change in schedule
The Annual Congregational meet
ing will be held on Sunday afternoon
Jan. 5, at 2:30 p. m. All members
are urged to attend.
The choir of the church will meet
for rehearsal on Thursday evening
of this week at 7:30 p. m.
The Ladies Aid will meet at the
home of Mrs. Phoebe Gratz on
Thursday afternoon of this week at
2:00 p. m.
The Week of Pnayer services will
begin on Sunday evening at the
Methodist church. See this issue for
The Gertrude Hoy Circle meets on
Monday evening Jan. 6, at the home
of Mabel Minck at 8:00 o’clock,
Youth Fellowship meets at
church on Sunday evening at
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY
Sunday services at 10:30 a. m.
Testimonial meeting at 7:30 Wed
The reading room at the church
is open every
to 4:00 p. m.
to all services
Wednesday from 2:00
The public is invited
and to visit the read-
This society is a branch of The
Mother Church, the First Church
Christ Scientist, Boston, Mass.
Rev. Howard T. Landes, Pastor
1:00 Annual Congregational meet
2:00 p. m. Ladies Missionary
Society will meet in the church. Miss
Viola Welty is the speaker.
7:30 prayer and Bible study.
9:30 a. m. Sunday School, Joseph
10:30 Morning worship.
7:30 p. m. Missionary program by
the Chimes Hour from Van Wert,
PINK and RUBY
Robert R. Welch, Pastor
9:00 Business meeting and election
of officers. Also watchnight service.
9:30 Sunday school
10:30—Rev. J. A. Ringenbcrg
speaker (President of Missionary
Farewell service for Miss
Catherine Gratz. Special setting
apart service in connection with this
service. Rev. J. A. Ringenberg in
Everyone is welcome.
Rev. Victor Wierwille of Van Wert
who will present his Chimes Hour
young people’s radio cast in a pro
gram at the Ebenezer Mennonite
church Sunday night at 7:30 o’clock.
The radio cast consists of 20
young people, including two pianists,
vibraharpist, choir, male, mixed and
girls’ quartets, trio, sextet and solo
The Chimes Hour is heard locally
over WLOK, Lima, every Sunday
noon, produced by the cast
will appear here.
and Mrs. George Settos of
Indianapolis, Indiana were recent
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Mc
Mr. and Mrs. Cal Biteman were
Wednesday dinner guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Biteman.
Jacob Staley, Mr. and Mrs. R. L.
Staley, Mrs. Alma Robinson, Mrs.
Loretta Clum and Mrs. Bertha
Desenberg were past week callers of
Mrs. Lillie Houser at Memorial
Mrs. Wilbur Henkle spent Christ
mas Day with her son, Willis Kling
ler of Kenton.
Mrs. Luuise Cloore was a Christ
mas Day guest of Mr. and Mrs.
Damon Sharrits of Lima.
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce McGinnis and
daughter spent the week with Mr.
and Mrs. George Settos of Indian
Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Knoble spent
several days with his mother, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Harrod were Sunday
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Warren
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce McGinnis, Mrs.
Fred McGinnis, and Miss Nancy Mc
Ginnis were Sunday evening guests
of Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Oberdier.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Roberts of
Bowling Green, Mr. and Mrs. Rich
ard Roberts and daughter, Miss Ruth
Alice Thompson of Lima, Mr. and
Mrs. Darwin Hull, Mr. and Mrs.
Dorance Thompson and family, Mr.
and Mrs. E. L. Roberts, Miss Jennie
Roberts and Miss Bess Guthrie were
Tuesday evening dinner guests of
Mrs. C. A. Moyer and
Mrs. Robert Doernberg
Spencerville and Mr. and
Guthrie and family were
and son of
J. H. Guthrie.
Mr. and Mrs.
Betty Hull was
dinner guest of Mrs.
fer of Lima.
Mrs. Daisy Thompson and Mr. and
Mrs. John Mullenhour of Lima, Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Kline and family,
Barbara Kline, Mr. and Mrs. Dor
ance Thompson and son, Mr. U. C.
Thompson were Christmas Day
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald
Patterson of Lima.
Mrs. Evelyn Kline returned Sun
day to Lafayette from Veteran’s
Hospital, Dayton, where she had
been visiting her husband.
"Good morning, Willie. I hear God
has seen fit to
"Yes, sir, and
send you two little
He knows where the
from, too. Daddy
For rent—Bulls: Shorthorn Here
ford, Angus and Brown Swiss. Ira
Mr. and Mrs. Homer D. Reichen
bach and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis C.
Diller and their families were Sun
day dinner guests in the home of
Mrs. Barbara Welty and daughters.
Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Reichenbach,
Esther and Roger, and Mr. and Mrs.
Eugene Kohli were dinner guests in
the home of Dr. and Mrs. Weldon
Diller in Rawson, Sunday.
Mrs. John A. Diller were
Word was received here that a
baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Waldo Schumacher who reside at
Eugene, Oregon. Ethan
the name given the boy who was
born Dec. 23. Mr. Schumacher has
for quite a number of years been an
instructor at the State university
SIGNET FANCY DICED
For sale—Pqre bred Hereford male
hog one year old./Lyman Barnes,
For salt—Shorthorn bull 18 months
old. Walter Benpbth, 5 miles east of
Bluffton on Rt. (/o3 and mile south.
For sale—R4d, black and spotted
bred gilts due to faxrow from March
5 to April 20. J. J. Smith, 2 miles
west of Mt. Cory and mile north
also mile east and mile south
of Clymer cemetery.
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THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
Ed Geiger left for his
Farmersville, Ohio, the first of the
week after spending two weeks
among relatives and friends here.
Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Moser
hosts to the Advisory Council Mon
Mr. and Mrs. Myron Hilty form
erly of this locality and for the past
several years at home in Omaha,
Nebraska, are rejoicing over the
birth of a daughter born
to them re-
first of the
Mr. and Mrs. Omer
sons Arthur and Allan
Neuenschwander left the
week for Poplar Bluffs, Missouri, to
spend several days in the home of
Rev. and Mrs. John Neuenschwander
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Diller will
leave this week for West Palm
spend the remainder of the winter.
Florida, where they will
Mr. and Mrs. Menno Augsburger,
son Otis and Mr. and Mrs. Emmet
Augsburger and daughter were Sun
day dinner guests in the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Augsburger
Harold, son of Mrs. Susie Boaz
who has spent the past few years
in the University of California at
Berkeley, arrived here one day last
week to spend a number of days
with his mother and sister, Ruth.
Mr. and Mrs. John Schneck spent
several days last week in the home
I of Rev. and Mrs. Aubrey Hender
son and family at St. Claire, Mich.
Mrs. (Dr.) Sewell Pender, sister of
FOR QUICK SUDS
PINE CONE SWEET
POTATOES ....N’• S 19c
COLUMBIA CHICKEN NOODLE
Breaat Chicken Light Meat
TUNA FISH 38c
DAINTY PAR WHOLE
APRICOTS... N’ S3Tc
Mrs. Henderson of Miami, Fla., is
also spending some time in the Hen
The youth folks of this community
are planning to go serenading Tues
day night. Even though there has
been a gradual drifting away from
the German language by our young
sters in past year, they somehow
manage to become masters of
situation for the brief period
never fail to bring cheer to
homes where they call.
Mrs. Wilbert Wenger and
Howard, left for Salem, Oregon,
ORANGE JUICE 2 21c
PANCAKE FLOUR 32c
GRAPEFRUIT JUICE 2 19c
LIBBY GARDEN SWEET 7T
PEAS .... 20c
CARROTS & PEAS 16c
CITRUS JUICE 2 «219c
The Living Links class of St. John
Sunday School had their meeting in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Willard
Moser Friday evening. Mr. and
Mrs. Ambrose Basinger were assist
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Moser were
Sunday dinner guests in the home of
Dr. and Mrs.
Munson Bixel and
held at the Mennon-
ings are to be
ite churches of this area on Wednes
day, January 1.
Roy M. Cook who for many years
w’as rural mail carrier of the vicin
ity of Pandora passed away
Findlay hospital, Sunday.
Cook retired from his work
years ago on account of
health and has with his family re
sided in Findlay for some years.
Funeral services are to be conduct
ed in the Pandora Methodist church
at 2 P. M. Wednesday.
and Mrs. Roscoe Klingler of
Lima, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Zimmer
man and family of Bluffton, Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. Amstutz were Tuesday
evening dinner guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Gid Steiner and son.
Mr. and Mrs. John Clark, Miss
Ellen Clark, Miss Adda and Clem
Yoakam were Christmas dinner
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Wagner
Mrs. Gladys Williams of Lansing,
Mich., spent the holidays with Mr.
John Huber and Miss Bernice Huber.
Mr. and Mrs. Clair Younkman
and family of Dayton, Mr. and Mrs.
Daniel Younkman and family of
Clyde, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Ander
son and family of Pandora, Mr. and
Mrs. Donald Michael and family, Mr.
Resolve Now to 1
Save the A&P Way!
Nearly everyone makes resolutions for the New Year. So if you want to make a resolution to
save money all through the year .. the easy way to do just that is to shop the A&P way. For
at your A&P, you'll find a multitude of quality foods tagged with budget-helping prices. Be
gin today to shop and save at A&P.
TOMATO JUICE *S 27c
BROOMS ...... each SI.05
AAP FANCY PRUNE
and Mrs. Arthur Phillips were
Christmas Day dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Wm. Younkman and Bern
Mr. and Mrs. Byron Anderson and
daughter Karen Sue were Tuesday
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Anderson and daughter of Bluffton.
Mr. and Mrs.
daughter Janice of
Christmas Day guests
sMrs. Homer Marshall.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
daughter of Lima spent Tuesday
Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs.
and Mrs. Byron
daughter, Wayne Yant
this week at the
by Rev. L. Dow Fauver.
Mr. and Mrs. Cal Leiber, Mr.
Mrs. Melvin Burkholder, Mr.
Mrs. Claud Napier and Judy were
Wednesday evening guests of Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Smith of
Columbus and Miss Bertha Nelson
of Ft. Wayne were holiday guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Nelson.
Mrs. W. T. Cordrey had for Sun
day dinner guests Mrs. Florence
Parker, son Alton and daughter
Marjorie of Lima, Mr. and Mrs. Roy
Cook and daughter Joan of Toledo
and Mrs. W. V. Howard of Lockport,
Those attending Christmas dinner
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. E.
Cook were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Rockhill of Napoleon, Mr. and Mrs.
Ralph Rockhill of West Unity, Mr.
and Mrs. Russell Bowers of Payne,
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Y’ant, Jr.,
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Weick and daugh
ter of Lima, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence
Yant, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Donald Van
Meter, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Matter
and daughter, Mrs. Etta Yant, Mrs.
Cecil Hartman and daughter, Mr.
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice
of Lima, Miss Velma
Jenera, Evan Leiber, Mr.
Melvin Burkholder were
Eve dinner guests
Claud Napier and
are being held
Clarence Darrow was once asked to
give his definition of a smart man.
man,” he applied with a
his eyes, “is a fellow who
a woman pin anything on
he was a baby.”
FRESH ICEBERG HEAD
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
FRESH—MEDIUM SIZE STALK
WASHINGTON WINES Al’ OR ROME
FRESH CALIFORNIA SEEDLESS
MAINE U.S. NO. 1 UKAUB"
GOLDEN YAMS OB
fine Baked Goods
JANE PARKER PINEAPPLE TOPPED
HOT DOG ROLLS.....
A&P STORES ARE CLOSED ALL DAY MONDAY
EXCEPT WEEKS IN WHICH HOLIDAYS OCCUR
Store Hours: Tuesday Thru Friday 8:30 a. m. to 6 p. m. Saturday 8:30 a. m. to 10:00 p. m.
TUESDAY, DEC. 31, 1946
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to express our heartfelt
thanks to the many relatives, friends
and neighbors for the sympathy ex
tended to us in our sorrow in the
loss of our father, J. W. Manges.
We also wish to thank the singers,
pallbearers, florai and auto donors,
and the Diller funeral home.
The Manges Family.
TUES.-WED.- (next week)
My Pal Trigger
IS,OOP UNITS OF VITAMIN A
Demand Still Exceeds Supply
But Keep on Asking for Dixie
JERSEY SWEETS QuaUty
LGE. 43 SIZE
2 for 2»e 60 SIZE
large stalk 23c
2 for 29c
8 for 39c
CONS. BAG UUC
a 8BAG 33C
Makes Delicious Gravy
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