Mid-January with March weather
a reasonable facsimile thereof—
years ago roads were well
impassable and with no
blasts so far this winter birds
reported more numerous than
usual the usual pheasant feed
ing program has not been necessary
so say conservationists muskra!
trapping season ends this Wednes
day—with catch reported good, alth
the market isn’t and ‘buttei
joining the downward procession o!
prices started by fruit
month ago they took
off purchases of soap flake:
ton stores and strange to tell a
carton prominently displayed
For Vigor and
Do you need your
spouting dine or
J. A. Leatherman
The Sheet Meta| Man
107 S. Main Street
Phone 152-W Bluffton
Saturday afternoon drew little
tention from customers
Clayton Bixel has plans for further
development of the
former Owens farm
spring and wit!
ish just home from
lantic and the Ed
lirport on the
ast of town by
flying the At
A famous restaurant man saya: “We favor
Gas over any other fuel in our kitchen be
that it’s been a long time since the
days when grandpappy, a staunch
republican firmly believed that green
backs were an invention of the devil,
insisted on hard money and always
carried a half dozen of those big
silver cartwheels in his pocket.
Altho it’s impossible to make an
accurate check, it is estimated that
there are perhaps a dozen families
living in auto trailers here this
winter, not counting those at Beaver
village on the college campus occu
pied by married ex-service men en-
rolled as students. There are sev
eral trailers at Ed Conaway’s Sohio
station on North Main street, one at
Buckeye lake and others variously
located about town, usually on the
premises of some relative or mem
Boys on the Colic
include meat in
Always ready serve you,
box scores indicate
big dinners with turkey and all
trimmings on their ten day itin-
And congratulations to Mrs. Ber
tha Woods who will observe her 86th
birthday anniversary Saturday at
her home on West College avenue
where she is making a remarkable
comeback after a long time in the
hospital with injuries as the
of being struck by a truck in
town Bluffton last summer.
Comparing notes on war
iences the other day, Rev. Paul
Cramer and Chas. Hankish, Jr., dis
covered that they were
seilies, France, at the
fact is Rev. Cramer’s
the States only one
hours before the transport which
brought Hankish home.
both in Mar
boat left for
When Maynard Coon comes home
for weekends with his folks the Lee
Coons, he probably will get one of
Bluffton’s 65-cent haircuts. May
nard, as you know, teaches in North
Robinson, the Crawford county vil
lage near Bucyrus -which is looking
for a low-priced first-class barber.
North Robinson’s mayor J. A.
Baker, says he intends to advertise
for a barber until one is found who
from all over the
we hear reports on the magic
blue flame of Gas
From the testimony of users of Gas cooking equipment all over the
county many of whom have switched to this modern fuel from
other sources of heat, it can be really seen why the trend is truly io
GAS for all food preparation.
is fast, clean heat and is easy to
any amount of food being
A well known restauranteur says: “We con
sider the use of Gas fuel indispensable
Gas plays a vital part in maintaining our
A manager of a chain food store depart
ment says: “On peak days we serve as
many as 3500 meals—all cooked with Gas
—and appreciate its speed and flexibility.**
West Ohio Gas Co
The head of a large hotel says: “The use
of Gas oven heat controls, maintaining, uni
len county health commissioner more
than a decade ago. His successor
in Wayne county stated in a news
paper interview, “I think the public
does not realize what an excellent
health department they have here.”
In Lima, Dr. Sutter will have his
office at 1505 Oakland Parkway.
WHEREAS, It has pleased Al
mighty God to call from his active
labor and work among us, our high
ly esteemed fellow citizen, loyal
friend and co-worker on the Bluff
ton Board of Education, Donavon
RESOLVED that we, the re
members of the Bluffton
of Education, hereby express
ep appreciation of the work
performed by Mr. Conrad
of public education in
and extend to Mrs.
amily our deep sym
time of great sorrow,
the memory of
brought to the
his duties and
up with on
performance of all
the faithfulness with which he dedi
cated his time and ability in interest
of youth, may be a source of satis
faction and comfort in this trying
hour of bereavement.
AND BE IT FURTHER
that a copy of these Resolutions be
spread on the minutes of the Board
of Education published in the Bluff
ton News and that a copy of these
Resolutions be sent to the bereaved
Levi Althaus, Vice. Pres.
Waldo Hofstetter, Pres.
James F. West, Clerk.
Father Of Mrs.
Carrie Powell Dies
Samuel H. Hartman, 73, retired
Arlington farmer, the father of Mrs.
Carrie Leona Powell, Route 1, Bluff
ton, died last Friday in Findlay hos
pital, following an illness of one
Funeral services were held Mon
day at the Pleasant Grove Evangel
ical United Brethren church. Burial
was in the Bishop cemetery. In ad
dition to Mrs. Powell, the widow
and four other children survive.
roasting temperature has reduced
sincerely glad we
(Names on re
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
Marshall Named To
Head Saddle Club
ht by the n
President, Ray Ma
rice president, Floyd
lie secretary, Naom
on treasurer, Ray
Swank, Carl Bassitt,
Carl Marshall, all
Dwight Frantz, Mt.
Edith Swank, Alice
evening and a
women and youngster:
to enjoy the bountii
President Ray Mai-
Thursday of each i
quarters at presen
men’s rooms, Bluffi
of land formerly kr
field on Vance stre
Cory and Jbe
for the construe
and riding rin
The next meeting
slide color presentai
are reminded that a
payable at the first
and membership card
from the secretary. It is not neces
sary to own a horse in order to be
long to the association.
Is Church Organist
Mrs. Beulah Moser Bernard, Bluff
ton native, has been named organist.
of the Carleton Memorial Methodist I berry,
church in Farmington, Mo., where I ars a
her husband is superintendent
construction of a sewage disposalI,
Alien County. »s.
plant for a Missouri State Hospital I
,, T11 o -ISocial Education and
for the Mentallv 111. Several of|T o
I J. O. Cupp Secy, for Overseas
Mrs. Bernard's religious programs! .,
Rites Held For Father
club, the follow
ectors were elect-
Edythe Cupp left Tuesday foi
to the West coast and will
some time in Pasadena, Calif.
Committee in charge of games at|Taxeg
programs: Mrs. Carl Bassitt, Mrs.I Mr and Millen Gedger of
Leland Frantz, and Donivan Strat-1 R]uffton were Sunday dinner guests
ton, Columbus Grove. I jn tfce home of Mr. and Mrs. Orlo
Phones which were out in this vi
cinity since the ice storm Jan. 2. due
to lines and poles being broken, were
repaired the latter part of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Delmer Reagan of
Dayton spent the week end with Mr.
and Mrs. D. C. Campbell.
Mrs. Walter Feller and daughter of
Mt. Blanchard were Thursday even
ing guests of Mrs. Herbert Marshall
while Mr. Marshall and Mr. Feller
named were: I attenFarmer club meet
own, and Mrs. Ijng £n Lafayette that evening
I where Mr. Feller spoke on Income
A pot luck supper highlighted the|Marshan
8 crowd of men, I j^[r anc| ^frs. W. R. Mayberry of
land I Columbus Grove and Mr. and Mrs.
an('|j. C. Begg took dinner Thursday
ime of riding.
n the second
I evening with Mr. and Mrs. Jerry
club Kissed in Columbus Grove.
Miss Madeline Bixel and Mrs. F.
C. Marshall attended a tureen supper
and the annual business-meeting of
the Advance Club held with Mrs.
Clarence Diller in Pandora, Saturday
in the Sports-1 Rev. Scheidlemantle, pastor of the
i town hall. I First Presbyterian church in Colum
wns the tract I bus Grove, occupied the Presbyterian
n as Schmidt’s I pulpit here Sunday morning
Future plans I exchange sermon with Rev.
preached in the
church, Sunday morning.
of a club Bigelow,
at the site,
ill feature a
if each year
Don Marshall of Columbus
week end guest
and Mrs. Herbert Marshall.
also have appeared in the church I' XT 10
I Farm Bureau Council No. 12 met
I in the home of Mrs. Louella Van At-
Of A. C. And Y. AgentX
--------I of next week with the following pro
William E.Radabapgh, 70, of Co-1 gram: Song Roll Call Poem—Presa
lumbus Grot’pfather of John Rada-ldent Special Music—Mrs. Norma
baugh, station agent in Bluffton fori Johnson Talk—Miss Ruth Winner of
the A. C. and Y. railroad, died at I Lima, Home Demontsration Agent of
his home last Wednesday afternoon. I Allen County.
Mr. Radabugh was a retired em-l Mr. and Mrs. Donald Van Meter
ploye of the D. T. and I. railroad. I were Sunday dinner guests of Mr.
In addition to the son who workslan4 Mrs. William Weick in Lima,
here, he was survived by his widow I Alex Fullerton Dies
and three other children. I Funeral services for Alexander Ful-
ixlo ulAJL Ur t/xllVI I
Estate of Lee V. McDowell, Deceased. I
Robert L. McDowell of R. D, .No. 5, Lima, I
Ohio, has been appointed and \qualified ast
Administra'tor of the estate of Lee V. Me-1
Dowell late of Allen County, Ohio, deceased.
Dated this 26th day of December 1946.
Raymond P. Smith
IN THE PROBATE COURT ALLEN
?ase Number 23990
hereby notified that bn the 26th
1946, a Petition for the
day of December,
Micheal John Haiftleben. who
the 5th day of Ajiril, 1943, at
California, was (filed in “the
of Allen County, Ohio, and
i said Petition will be had be
of said Court on the 3rd day
947, at 1 :30 o’clock p. m.
in said Petition,: that you, as
child, have W'lftilly failed to
nr of said
properly support and maintain jsaid child for
a period of me.. 2.
preceding the filing of said
than two years immediately
__ _* 1' -tition.
RAYMOND P. TSMITH
By Louis T. Brown, Deputy
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT
THE STATE OF OHIO
Estate of Abbie M. John Deceased.
Robert S. John of R. D. No! 2. Wellington,
Ohio, has been appointed and qualified as
Administrator of the estate) of Abbie M.
John late of Allen County, Ohio. deceased.
Dated this 24th day of December 1946.
Raymond P. Snjith
In the Common Pleas pourt of Allen
Case No. 378^0.
vs. John C.
Gladys N. Keller. Plaintff.
Keller, Junior. Defendant.
The defendant, John C. _., _____
sergeant in the army of V le United States
of America, presently resid ng and stationed
at Camp Kilmer, New Jen ey, with mailing
address as "Sergeant John
Company G. Eighth Regiipent,
Camp Kilmer. New Jersey’ .. ........ ........
that Gladys N. Keller has 1 lied in said court
an action against him fo
grounds of gross neglect of I
other equitable relief.
hearing on and after six) weeks from the
date of the first. pu‘
to-wit: on and after
Seller, Junior, a
3. Keller, Junior,
O. R. D.,
will take notice
divorce on the
duty and extreme
of maiden name and
f. Said cause will be for
icn of this notice,
Slst day of Febru-
By I. B. Steele, Her
Carl David Shaw, whose place of residence
is unknown and can not tfitN reasonable iil
igence be ascertained, .is hereby notified that
Emma Mae Shaw has filtd her petition a
grainst him for divorce, restoration to former
name., and all proper relief, on the grounds
of gross neglect of duty aid extreme cruelty,
in case No. 365R2 in thejGourt of Common
Pleas of Allen County, Olio at Lima. Ohio.
Said cause may be heard and decided after
the expiration of six we&s from the first
publication of this noticed
Emma Mae Shawl Plaintiff
By Clarence C. Miller,’ Her Attorney,
504 Citizens Bldg.. Lima, bhiIO.
LX. Ft. Wav
at John M. 1
is of gr
Ida Zoe Eavey, whose last
residence was 1213 Broaawa
Indiana, is hereby notified!‘th:
vey has filed his polities a
divorce, custody of minor |hil
Ohio, aid ______ _____ca
ig on of about six weeks
that sa id
after the date of 'the first publication of this
F. W. Durbin,
Attorney for Plaintiff 43
if his parents Mr.
Mrs. Wilber Lentz, Mrs. Alice Bo
dell, Mrs. William Cupp, Mrs. Lamb
and Mrs. Roscoe Aiderman were
guests at a meeting of the Presby
terian Missionary society held in the
home of Mrs. Walter Cupp last Wed
nesday with a tureen dinner at the
noon hour. The following officers
were chosen for the coming year
Pres.—Mrs. D. C. Campbell V. Pres.
—iMrs. Glen Huber Secy.—Mrs. Guy
Secy, for Lit.—Mrs. Orlo
Secy, for Stewardship—
Huber Secy, for Spiritual
Nelson Wells Secy, for
Ipital Sewing—Mrs. Glen Mayberry,,
Ita last Thursday evening.
Neighbors’ club Thursday afternoon
I lerton, 87, retired thresherman and
wFpo,ntment I sawmill operator here will be held
I at the Methodist church Thursday
IN CAR PRODUCTION
afternoon at 2:30 p. m. Rev. L. F.
Fauver, pastor of the church will of
ficiate and burial will be in Rock
port cemetery. The body will lie in
Cupp and Miss
Apparently in his usual health, he
was stricken with a cerebral hemor
rhage Monday morning at his home
and taken to Bluffton hospital where
he died in the evening.
He was bom in Rockport March
27, 1859. His wife the former Ida
Swick died in 1920. Surviving are one
grandson Conner Stewart, Bluffton,
and four great grandchildren.
Mrs. W. C. Lacock and daughter
Jane spent the week end with Mr. and
Mrs. James Burke and daughter at
Mr. and Mrs. Wm., Younkman
and grandson Bernard, Mr. and Mrs.
Donald Michael and family and Mr.
and Mrs. Morris Anderson and fami
ly of Pandora were Sunday visitors
of Mr. and Mrs. Clair Younkman and
family at Dayton.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Oldaker of
Columbus and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Downey of Lima were Sunday after
noon callers of Mr. and Mrs. H. E.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
daughter of Lima were Saturday vis
itors of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Cook.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Herr, Rev. and
Mrs. L. Dow Fauver, Jack Pugh,
Robert Zimmerman, Donald Herr,
Delbert Hall and Miss Ruth Durkee
attended the Lima District Mid-win
ter Institute of the M. Y. F. at the
Epworth Methodist church on Satur
day and Sunday at Marion.
The L. O. C. S. of the Church of
Christ met Wednesday evening at the
home of Mrs. Sylvia Bowers. Devo
tions were led by Mrs. Helen Yant.
Present were Mrs. LaVaun Lewis,
Mrs. Ruth Lewis, Mrs. Ella Yant,
Mrs. Pearl Vertner, Mrs. Olive Bail
ey, Mrs. Carrie Barber, Mrs. Carrie
Walters, Mrs. Cora Barber, Mrs.
Again in 1946
IN COMBINED CAR
AGAIN at the close of 1946—
JTjl when America’s need for new
motor cars and trucks is most urgent
—the Chevrolet Motor Division of
General Motors leads all other manu
facturers in automotive production.
This means that Chevrolet is first in
passenger car production—first in
truck production—first in com
bined passenger car and truck
production despite the fact that
all Chevrolet plants were closed com
pletely during the first three months
of 1946! Naturally, Chevrolet hopes
Bluffton buyer of Eggs for the
Carl W. McCabe Egg Co*, of Attica, Mich,
If you produce top quality eggs it will
pay you to get our price before you sell.
Remember... LARGEST PRODUCTION means QUICKEST DELIVERY of your new car.
Place and keep your order with us for a new Chevrolet and get biggest value as well as
earliest possible delivery!
CHEVROLET-LOWEST-PRICED LINE IN ITS FIELD!
STEINER CHEVROLET SALES
THURSDAY, JAN. 16, 1947
J’aye Reigle, Mrs. Luella Beck, Mrs.
Ruth Holden and Mrs. Helen Yant.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Beery spent the
week end with Mr. and Mrs. Delmer
Beery. They were called here by the
death of Mrs. Elizabeth Beery at Li
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Barnes and
son Larrie of Findlay were Sunday
dinner guests of Miss Adda Yoakam
and fclem Yoakam.
Mrs. Cynthia Elliott spent last
week with Mr. and Mrs. Carl Schmidt
and son Bobby at Perrysburg.
Time for Bluing
Authorities agree that the soapsuds
which loosen soil are likely to send
bluing down the drain along with
dirty suds. So the best time to use
bluing is in the very last rinse.
MUNSON R. BIXEL, M. D,
1-8 P. M.
1-3 P. M.
Office, 118 Cl erry St.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Augsburger
of Findlay were Wednesday evening
guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Augs
D. C. BIXEE, O. £.
GORDON BIXEL, O. D.
122 Booth Main Bt., Bluffton
Office Hours: 9:00 A. M.—5:30 P. M.
Evenings: Mon., Wed-. Fri., Sat. 7:00
to 8:00 P. M. Closed Thursday Afternoon.
We will receive meat for
canning every Wednesday
and Thursday until March
Call me on Bluffton phone for top
market prices—our truck will stop at your
Bluffton phone 285-R
Call after 6 P. M.
IN TRUCK PRODUCTION
AND TRUCK PRODUCTION!
to be able to build more and more of
these fine products which America is
buying so eagerly—the only motor
car giving BIG-CAR QUALITY AT
LOWEST COST—the only truck
giving BIG-TRUCK QUALITY AT
LOWEST COST-the complete
Chevrolet line which stands out as the
lowest-priced line in its field!
Meanwhile, it stands to reason you’ll
get bigger value and quicker
delivery by purchasing the product
of America’s largest builder of cars
and trucks— Chevrolet!
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