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105 South Main
lt may be later than you think
The'Northwestern Mutual Life Ins. Co
A. C. Burcky, Local Representative
The Christmas Issue cf
Feature^ an appreciation of N. E. Byers,
known asjDean Byers, pioneer educator of
Elkhart, Goshen, and Bluffton, by the vet
eran Mennonite historian, C. Henry Smith.
Other articles tell of Mennonites and their
work in J|va, Canada, Mexico, and in our
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kind to tiny feet!
service, and fit,
is the only instance where money
can buy true love.
Buy the family a live Xmas present—America’s No.
1 dog, a Cocker! Spaniel.
I have somi lovely red puppies of high ranking blood
lines just right for a nice Xmas gift.
Stop in and?see them.
R. A. Dunifon, Opposite the Hospital
TABLE LAMPS—^EE THIS SELECTION
An unusual assortment of tkble lamps—attractively priced
from A............................ $8 to $13.95
COOLS IN SUMMERY-HEATS IN WINTER
The Wittie oscillating heater fan. Heating coil diffuses
warm air in winter—a flick o^ the switch and you can use
it as a regular oscillating fan to keep cool in summer.
See our selection of electric irons—popular makes
G. E. Electric Blankets—Webster Automatic Record Player
Pyrexware—The Ideal Christmas Gift—A satisfying
Repair parts for all makes of coal burning heaters and
ranges. Leave orders here.
All the Latest in Electrical Conveniences
Hot point Sales & Service
Advertised In Life and
other leading Publication*
W. H. Gratz Family Shoe Store
Scientific Fitting a Specialty
Shop Here for Xmas Gifts
FLOOR LAMPS IDEAL XMAS GIFTS
7-way electric floor lamjjs, attractively designed metal
standards, plastic shades i $12.95
Phone 255-T ]Bluffton,
at the piano.
were “Salut d’amour,”
ers by Earl
“Ich Liebe Dich,” Grieg. Aubrey
Shearer, friend of the bride and
groom, sang “Ah Sweet Mystery of
Life,” “Because,” and “Take My
Life and Let It Be.” The tradition
al wedding marches were used.
The bride was escorted into the
church by her father, who gave her
in marriage. She wore a gown of
white satin with high neckline and
fingertip sleeves it was fashioned
vith a fitted bodice which had a
foke of nylon marquisette outlined
v-ith a tiny flower pattern of seed
pearls. The skirt swept into a full
length train. Her fingertip veil was
attached to a crown of seed pearls.
She carried an arm bouquet of white
Miss Dora Jean Luginbuhl, maid
of honor and the bride’s only attend
ant, wore a gown of white jersey.
It was fashioned -with a fitted bodice,
sweet-heart neckline, and three
quarter sleeves. She carried an arm
bouquet of pink roses.
Jean Ann Luginbuhl, niece of the
bride who was the flower girl, wore
a w’hite floor length dress, and car
ried a basket of rose petals.
Ronald Lynn Habegger, nephew' of
the bride, was the ring bearer.
Milton Hendrickson, brother of the
groom was the best man, and the
ushers were Wayne, Robert and Ray
Luginbuhl, brothers of the bride.
The bride’s mother wore a dress
of black silk crepe with pink trim,
while Mrs. Hendrickson selected a
dress of damson blue with brown
accessories for her son’s wedding.
Both wore corsages of white garden
Following the ceremony, Mr. and
Mrs. Gid Luginbuhl, the bride’s par
ents, received guests at a dinner in
their home at 430 West Elm street.
Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Hendrickson of Brooklyn, Iowa Mr.
and Mrs. Milton Hendrickson, Aub
rey Shearer, and Earl D. Luginbuhl
of Cincinnati Mr. and Mrs. Gerald
D. Bright of Oaklandon, Ind. Mr.
and Mrs. Wayne Luginbuhl of Day
ton Mr. and Mrs. Ray Luginbuhl
of Findlay Mrs. Mary Roethlisberg
er, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Luginbuhl,
and Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Habegger
of Bluffton. They were assisted by
Mrs. D. W. Reichenbach and Miss
For her eastern wedding trip the
bride changed to a three piece suit
of gray gabardine with rose acces
sories. She wore a corsage of pink
roses. On their return Mr. and Mrs.
Hendrickson will reside near Brook
lyn, Iowa, w’here the groom is en
gaged in farming.
At H. S. Auditorium
Repairs made in the Bluffton High
School auditorium were completed
this last week-end. Work started
November 26 under the direction of
Extent of the repairing was a
partial plaster job extending back
one section under the balcony. Sound
proof wallboard which makes for
better acoustics, was tacked to the
projection of the balcony. Walls
and floors have been cleaned and
Repairs were badly needed as was
evidenced last spring when plaster
fell upon members of the
attending a band concert,
was injured by the fall
Attend State Hi-Y
Meet In Columbus
Allen Tschiegg, president Sam
Buhler, vice president Addison My
ers, secretary-treasurer and Gerhard
Buhler, school principal and advisor
to the local Hi-Y group attended the
annual Hi-Y Congress held in Co
lumbus, Saturday and Sunday. Over
500 delegates from Hi-Y organiza
tions in all parts of the state were
in attendance at the two-day con
ference held in the Deshler-Wallick
Dr. Frank Slutz spoke on the
numerous problems confronting Hi-Y
clubs. Ideas for program planning
and organization were exchanged and
discussed by the delegates in separ
ate “workshop” meetings.
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT
THE STATE OF OHIO
Allen County, ss. i
Estate of James M, Wallace jMceased
Charles C. Borman of Cplambu* Grove,
Ohio, has been appointed qualified as
Administrator of the esta'ie of James M.
Wallace late of Allen County, Ohio, deceased.
Dated this 26th day of November 1947.
RAYMOND P. SMITH
Probate Judge 35
ANTICIPATING THE COMING SEASON, THE FARM FAMILY
PREPARES FOR THE FIRST REAL FREEZE»..
VEGETABLES ARE STORED^ SKATES SHARPENED
FOR. USE ON THE MILL POND, CORN CRIBS FILLED,
HAY MOWS CHECKED, THE WOOD PILE REPLENISHED
ALL MADE SNUG AGAINST THE WINTER
the season, anticipating the future
AND PREPARING FOR IT IS IMPORTANT TO FAMILY
HAPPINESS AND WELL-BEINGBY PLANNING
OUR SPENDING, SETTING SOME MONEY ASIDE
REGULARLY IN LIFE INSURANCE AND SAVINGS
WE LOOK TOWARD TOMORROW WITH CONFIDENCE
This Christmas Wr
Always with the same Superb Fabrics
Always.a Pleasure to Wear
Always America's Longei
Nancy Basinger Rites
Held Here On Monday
Mrs. Nancy Basinger, 85, resident
of the Bluffton area until 1925,
children, two having
Two From Here In
College “Who’s Who
Richard Berky and Paul Martin,
both of Bluffton, W’ho will graduate
from Bluffton college next spring,
have been accepted for recognition
in the 1947-48 edition of “Who’s
Who Among Students in American
Berky is the son of Prof, and
Mrs. H. W. Berky and Martin’s par
ents are Rev. and Mrs. A. J. Martin,
missionaries to Brazil.
Berky is an active member of
the Varsity B, the Y. M. C. A. and
The Witmarsum, and Martin is
president of the Student Council and
the Peace club.
Shirts and slacks in handsome gabardine/flannel, and checked
^worsteds. Shirt* $10.95 and up--------Slacks $13.95 and up?
“Botany” Brand Wrinkle-Proof Mufflers...in handsome
variety of colors and patterns $1.95J
“Botany” Brand Wrinkle-Proof Tic*,..famous the world overt
$1 and $1.50?
-“Botany” Brand Flannel Robe* for year round warmth without
^weight. ^,$15.95 and up?
GIFTS for men
(IICIC & DILLER
Headquarters for Xmas Gifts
Funeral services on
day in the Basinger Funeral home,
with Rev. Porter French, pastor of
the Lima Congregational-Christian
church presiding. Burial was in the
Let the seal of the Farm
Bureau insurance compan
ies be your guide to/com
plete protection for all your
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