Janet Young And
Richard Matter Wed
Wedding of Miss
Richard Wayne at
in a double ring cer
day evening, May 7,
at the home of the officiating mini
ster, Rev. V. C. Opperman of the
The bride wore an aqua gabardine
suit with accessories of brown and
white and a corsage of pink and
white roses. The couple were unat
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Young of Bluffton
and is a graduate of Bluffton High
School. She is
Since his discharge from the ser
vice he has made his home with his
uncle Earl L. Matter, south of Bluff
ton, and is employed as petroleum
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Also an attractive line of new sailors
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Wool Plain Colors
Palm Beach Plain and Fancy Colors
Just unpacked—some mighty good looking
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it home in their newly fur
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employed at the Trip
5 the son of Mr. and
R. Matter of Ft.
a graduate of North
Wayne. He is
Side High School in Ft. Wayne and
served several years in the South
Pacific with the Marine Corps.
ing a year of extensive ac
’he Cutlass,” Bluffton High
In charge of the publication dur
ing the past school year were: Mal
colm Basinger, editor Joanne Buh
ler, assistant editor and Betty Bixel,
In winning the national honor, the
Bluffton High publication was in
competition with papers from schools
all over the United States.
Grading was on the following
basis: News values and sources,
news writing, editing, headlines,
typography, makeup, department
pages and special features.
Since man’s needs never change.
his only hedge is an investment of
To Get Degree From
Los Angeles College
Rev. Harold Burkholder, son of
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Burkholder of
near Bluffton, will be graduated from
George Pepperdine college, Los An
geles, on June 1, receiving the de
gree of Bachelor of Arts, it was an
nounced the first of the week.
Rev. Burkholder is pastor of
manuel’s Mennonite church in
Angeles, moving to that city
years ago from Quakertown,
where he served a Mennonite church.
Perry Hayden the “Quaker Miller”
of Tecumseh, Mich1, will speak and
show’ colored moving pictures of his
world famous Dynamic Kernels,
Biblical tithing wheat demonstra
tion Sunday night at Bethel Church
of Christ in Orange tow*nship.
Hayden’s appearance will be in
connection W’ith the Orange township
Sunday school convention. His
Originator Of “Dynamic Kernels” Project
To Speak At Bethel Church Sunday Night
lustrated talk will be feature of
the evening program beginning at
7:45 o’clock, following an afternoon
program of Sunday school workers
in this district.
Hayden was inspired to undertake
the dynamic kernels project by a
sermon in his home church in Sept
ember of 1940. The following week
he planted one cubic inch consisting
of 360 kernels of wheat on a tract
4 feet by 8 feet furnished by Henry
A firm believer in the principle of
tithing, Hayden set out on a six
year program, giving one tenth of
the yield to the church and replant
The first crop was a quart jar
the second crop yielded 70 pounds
and the third crop in 1943 was 16
bushels. Henry Ford, for the first
5 years furnished land, machinery,
and labor to plant, and harvest the
Repeatedly tithing each crop and
replanting the nine tenths, the
fourth crop in 1944 was 380 bushels
the 5th crop in 1945 was 5,555
bushels. Then in the fall of 1945,
because the project was 'too large
for Henry Ford, Hayden enlisted the
aid of 276 farmers of 30 different
religious denominations to furnish
2,666 acres of land.
Their harvest in 1946 was about
75,000 bushels. Each gave a tithe
either to, or through one of the 175
different churches to which he be
Officers Named By
High School Groups
Officers to direct the activities of
Bluffton High school classes and or
ganizations were named last week
at the school.
Included are the following:
Buccaneer Staff Editor, Mary
Jane Burkholder Business Manager,
Cutlass Staff—Editor Addison My
ers Ass’t. Editor, Jean Burkholder.
Hi-Y—Pres., Allan Tschiegg V.
Pres., Sam Buhler Sec.-treas., Ad
Y-Teens—Pres., Marilyn Fett V.
Pres., Lois Marquart Sec., Peggy
Eckenwiler Treas., Jo Haller.
Blue Triangle Pres., Genevieve
Burkholder V. Pres., Marlyn Holt
kamp Sec.-treas., Mary Lauby.
F. F. A.—Pres., Luke Luginbihl
V Pres., Keith Moore Sec., George
Grismore Treas., Weldon Geiger
Reporter, Cleo Diller Sentinel, Al
G. A. A.—Pres., Mary Schmidt
V. Pres., Mary Ann Smucker Sec.
treas., Peggy Eckenwiler.
12th Grade—Pres., Donald Herr
V. Pres., Peggy Eckenwiler Sec.
treas., James Howe.
11th Grade—Pres., Colletta Bader
tscher V. Pres., Jo Haller Sec.
treas., Lois Marquart.
10th Grade—Pres., John Bauman
George Grismore Sec.
Don H. Burkholder Ass’t.
Mary Louise Balmer.
Grade—Pres., John Tripple-
Pres., Lynn Carmack
Rank In Scholarship
Six Beaverdam pupils won honors
in the recent state eighth grade
scholarship test, it was announced
the first of the week.
Jack Pugh, son of Arthur Pugh,
won first in the county and 25th in
the state Kenneth Young, son of
John Young, tied for second in the
tion in the
received honorable men
Palte rated honorable
the county in 9th place
and Charles Neal, Delbert Hall and
James Grunden received honorable
mention in the county.
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45 Years of Dependable Service
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
The “Quaker Miller” of
Tecumseh, Mich., who will ad
dress the Orange Township Sun
day school convention at Bethel
Church, Sunday night.
longed, over $10,000 in wheat and
cash as part of the 1946 tithes went
for Famine Relief in Europe.
Opening the convention will be an
afternoon program beginning at
2:30 o’clock as follows:
Devotional s, I ,ev. Clarence Read,
Girls’ trioj Tw ila and Edith Henry
and Jeanette Murray, Bethel
Vocal solo, Jean Elzay, Bethesda
Business Meeting & Secretaries Re
Busic, Baptist Church
Orange Township Male Chorus
Address, Rev. Robert Turner, Baptist
Young Ladies Sextet, Olive Branch
Benediction, Rev. Walter Purdy,
WAY BACK WHEN
FORMER MAYOR WAS A SONG
^T'HERE were twelve children in
our family and it was necessary
to have a pretty strict rule about
being reasonably quiet in the house
and at the dinner table. My father
repeated so often, “Children are to
be seen and not heard” or “Silence
is golden” that just to think of those
old adages brings back the echo of
his voice. I can’t agree with the
principle of those sayings. Chil
dren who are encouraged to join in
the conversation are likely to have
more self-confidence and to be more
social minded. In some cases, their
very talkativeness may be golden.
Take Jimmy Walker for instance:
James John Walker, who later be
came mayor of New York City and
ning for aiderman at one time,
and Jimmy was sent to explain that
he could not be present at a polit
ical rally because of illness. The
crowd called for a speech from
the young boy, and he did so well
that his father was elected.
of the most popular men
hold that office, was born
York’s Greenwich Village
When still a very small
was nick-named “Jimmy
because he could not be
His father was run-
Jimmy Walker went to school in
New York City, and studied law
but for a while it looked as though
he might be a professional song
writer instead of a lawyer or a
politician. He wrote several songs
which were published and made a
national hit by composing “Will
You Love Me in December As You
Did in May?” None of his other
songs enjoyed the popularity of this
one, however, and Jimmy decided
upon a more conventional career.
He went to work as a clerk for
the Union Surety Guarantee com
pany and with his earnings re
turned to law school. He estab
lished a fine law practice, and be
came more and more prominent
in politics. In 1925, he was elected
mayor of New York City and en
joyed more mass popularity than
any mayor of recent times has
You can make yourself some
dishcloths if you save the mesh
bags which oranges and onions
often come in. Boil them for 15
minutes in hot soapy water to which
a little bleaph has been added. This
will shrink them to proper size
and remove the coloring. Then
wash them thoroughly in suds,
Farmers who have tractors may
obtain buzz saws to be mounted di
rectly on the front or rear of the
tractor. With this rig they can
drive into the woods and buzz from
the woodpile into the truck to save
handling and labor.
High School Gets
New Movie Projector
A new 16 millimeter sound moving
picture projector has been purchased
for Bluffton High school as a cooper
ative project of the senior class and
the board of education.
Proceeds from the senior class
play will be applied on the purchase
price of the new equipment. The
balance will be paid by the board of
The projector is the latest type
Bell & How’ell sound equipment, and
is already in use at the high school.
Announcement of the presentation
was made at a chapel meeting last
week by Michael Reagan,
On Memorial Day
A checker tournament for the
championship of Northwestern Ohio
will be held on Memorial day at
McDaniels’ garage in Carey. Play
will begin at 9:30 a. m.
Zuber, former Bluffton resident
ex-state champion will compete.
Youth For Christ
Rally At Pandora
Second rally of the Bluffton-Pan
dora Youth for Christ group will be
held at the Pandora high school aud
itorium Saturday night at 8 o’clock.
Principal speaker will be Rev. J.
F. Gerig, dean of Ft. Wayne Bible
institute and formerly identified with
the Youth for Christ movement in
Phoenix, Arizona. Others on the
program will be Mrs. Frank Brower,
chalk artist and Frank and Neal,
radio gospel singers who will lead
the singspiration which will open the
Harold Vance, of Beaverdam, has
received word of the death of his
brother, Edward Vance, 58, of Co
lumbus, who died recently in White
Cross hospital of that city following
A native of Highland county, he
had lived in Columbus for 40 years
and was prominent in Republican
politics. At the time of his death
he was deputy,, clerk in the criminal
division of the Municipal court and
Republican ward committeeman since
1939. He was a member of the In
dianola Church of Christ and Ma
sonic and Eastern Star orders.
Funeral services were held in Co
lumbus followed by interment there.
Joins Farm Bureau
David Anderson of Mt. Cory has
joined the Allen Farm Bureau Co-op
association as a petroleum salesman.
He will operate the third petroleum
truck serving farmers in Allen and
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-t. Paul’s Lutheran church near
Jenera, Thursday afternoon at 2:00
Rev. A. W. Bauman» will
officiate and burial will be in the
Mr. Grieser died at the home of a
son, Alva Grieser, Monday afternoon.
He was born in Hesse Darmstadt,
Germany, and came to this country
as an orphan at the age of 9 years.
Three sons surviving are Daniel
of Ada and Alva and Franklin of
Jenera and three daughters Mrs.
Phillip Hannewald, Williamstown
Mrs. Bessie Rausch and Mrs. Alva
Wilson of Jenera. He was a mem
ber of St. Paul’s church where fun
services will be held.
and Mrs. Ernest Smith, oc-
cupying the Frank Todd property on
South Lawn avenue will move June
1, returning to their former home in
Biglerville, Pa. During the past
three years Mr. Smith has been em
ployed at the Page Dairy plant here.
Mr. and Mrs. Todd expect to oc
cupy their property when vacated
by the Smiths, moving from the Dr.
W. M. Niswander property on
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THURSDAY, MAY 22, 1947
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After the first year of egg pro
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If a hen lays 200 eggs her first year,
she will likely lay only 160 eggs her
second year, 128 eggs her third
year, and so on.
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