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Local schools reopened Monday
morning bringing a twelve-aay
Christmas recess to
490 high and grade
the retur
a new ca
study re i
period will begin next Wednesday.
Returning students may or may
not be aware of numerous additions
and improvements to equipment and
buildings born of the vacation period.
Six modern fluorescent lamps have
been installed under the direction of
Principal Gerhard Buhler in Room
308 on the top floor of the older part
of the high school building. The
room is used by' Miss Keel for
English and Latin classes and has
long needed improved lighting.
Wade Bechtel, engineer, announced
acquisition of a stoker for the No. 2
boiler put into operation during the
holidavs. The new stoker, an Iron
Fireman of the underfed screw type,
was installed about a month ago and
New Equipment And Improvements At
High School Building During Holidays
tion of the new stoker has permitted
synchronization of the boilets where
by* adequate output may be obtained
with only 2/3 capacity of either
boiler. The low heat requirements
of the vacation period permitted con
siderable repair work on both boilers
including relining of fire boxes,
cleaning and valve-packing.
A South Bend, 9 inch, bench type,
metal lathe was delivered to the
industrial arts department last week
bringing to three the number of
metal lathes available for student
use. In addition, through the War
Assets Administration at Dayton, the
department will soon receive a mill
ing machine, squaring shears, grind
er, surface plate, planishing machine
and open end shears. The WAA at
Toledo has already* delivered a.vertic
al belt grinder to the shop. Addition
of these units will mean a complete-
line shop and will
the xpansion of classes
ng anticipated by
Dwight Spayth, instructor.
Stage sc»nery composed of six
flats was constru ?ted for the auditor
ium stage by Wni. Burbick, instructor
of speech. Stagb scenery had fallen
into poor repair during the war
years due to material shortages.
Construction and repairs are under
way in anticipation of spring
dramatic productions.
For you who like Neat Closets
Building custodians were also busy
repairing equipment, washing class
room windows, washing down
auditorium walls and in general con
ditioning the building for the return
of pupils and teachers.
Edgar Herr Directs
Edgar V
structor of
shop work
hrough the
Shop Course
rr, Bluffton, is in
erans class in farm
cted from Dec. 19
ar Christmas vaca-
High scchool, with
vacation only on
'e different
way at th
am directed
leted includ,
ing of fou
hop activities were
same time in the
by Herr. Projects
construction and
nqw grain beds
?e tractors three
ws overhauled and
tractor breaking
narrows overhauled
o new double hog
ucted and painted
implement trailer
Additional work on
and a metal lathe.
*ge weiaei
nade, plus
■ctric weld,
rs used
Lai aim Augsburger
Weds Dale Altman
LaVaun Augsburger, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Augsburger,
Route 2, Bluffton, became the bride
of Dale R. Altman, of Findlay, in
a Christmas Day wedding at Ft.
The ceremony was performed by
Rev. Clayton D. Steiner, of Fort
Wayne, uncle of the bride.
For her wedding, the bride chose
a mist blue crepe street length dress
with sequin trim and black acces
sories. Her corsage was of pink
rose buds, and her jewelry was a
necklace of pearls, gift of the groom.
Mrs. Altman is a graduate of
Bluffton High school and the Ft.
Wayne Bible Institute. Until re
cently she was engaged in church
work in southeastern. Ohio.
Her husband, son of Mrs. Ella
Altman, Findlay, attended Findlay
high school, and is employed in that
city. The couple will reside at 331
Cherry street in Findlay.
Insurance Meeting
Annual business meeting of the
Mennonite Mutual Aid Society will
be held at the Pandora high school
building Saturday, January 10, 1948
at 1:30 p. m. for the purpose of
transacting any business that may
properly come before the meeting.
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Basinger’s Furniture Store
Forty-five Years of Dependable Service
aid £pr jumbled closets in a line
ig bags and closet accessories to
thing in its place protect be
rotn moths and dust- Made of
Pleasant Hill
Mr. and Mrs. Mack Andrews and
family were New Year's supper
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Mar
quart and family.
Those present at a family dinner
Sunday at the Maurice Bell home
were: Mr. and Mrs. Carey Bell and
family of Marysville Mr. and Mrs.
Harold Bell, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Mont
gomery and family and Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Emans and family.
Miss Betty Jean Lewis, niece of
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Herr, and Robert
Vroman were united in marriage
Sunday afternoon at the St. John’s
Evangelical Reformed church in
Bluffton. Don Herr, cousin of the
bride, had the honor of escorting the
bridal party to and from the church.
Mr. and Mrs. Winston Jennings
and sons spent Friday evening with
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Huber and son.
Mr. and Mrs. Karl Huber called
on Ellis Vandemark at Memorial hos
pital Sunday afternoon. Ellis remains
about the same.
Mr. and Mrs. Berdell Huber and
daughter spent New Year’s with Mr.
and Mrs. Russell Huber and Dale,
celebrating their 5th wedding anni
Mr, and Mrs. Mack Andrews were
Sunday afternoon callers of Mrs.
Frank Andrews.
Darrell Lee Huber spent New
Year’s eve with Mr. and Mrs. K. K.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Winegardner
and children were Saturday dinner
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Younk
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Jennings and
sons Rodney and Winston and family
spent New Year’s with Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Fleming of Lafayette.
Mrs. Marion Hixon was a Sunday
eve visitor of Mrs. Sarah Oates.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Winegardner
and son Huber and daughter Lucy
were Friday evening dinner guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Bell and
Callers at the Arthur Phillips last
Wednesday were Mr. Turner, Charles
Lee and Billy Younkman. Francis
Younkman was a caller Monday p. m.
Donald Badertscher spent New
Year’s at the Wayne Zimmerman
Mrs. Pauline Zimmerman and
daughter called on her sister, Mrs.
Lucille Frantz and daughters, Sun
day afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Cloyce Ernest were
guests at a venison dinner Tuesday
eve at the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Harry Huber.
Mr. and Mrs. Cloyce Ernest spent
Sunday at the home of his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Trout.
Mrs. Sarah Oates and son Don
were Sunday dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Dale Owens and family of
Lima and sister Claribel, who was re
moved from the hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. Cloyce Ernest were
Friday evening dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Harvey Clausing.
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Shindiedecker
were Sunday dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. C. A. Shindiedecker of
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Basinger, lo
cal florists, are spending a couple of
weeks with his mother, Mrs. Salome
Basinger and children who are living
in Los Angeles, Calif.
Miss Audrey Thrapp returned home
after spending several days with
friends in Dearborn, Mich.
Mrs. Hiram Krohn and Bernice
Anders on spent several days in the
Dale .Snavely home at Holgate last
The WSCS of the Methodist church
will meet in the home of Mrs. Geo.
Decker on Thursday evening.
Ralph Baxter will leave this week
id the month in Florida.
r. and Mrs. Richard Frantz and
sons have returned home after spend
ing the holidays in Florida.
Mildred V. Krohn Is Married To
Dalbert E. Pickens
Mr. and Mrs. Hiram S. Krohn of
Pandora are announcing the mar
riage of their youngest daughter
Mildred V. Krohn to Dalbert E. Pick
ens son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Pick
ens of Bluffton, Ohio.
The couple were married at Ellis
ton, Ohio, Saturday, December 27,
1947 with Rev. Charles Holzworth,
friend of the groom, performing the
double-ring ceremony.
For her wedding the bride wore a
gold wool dress with dark brown ac
cessories. Her corsage was of gar
denias. The groom wore a brown
is emg
s a grai
nd of
He i
•oaeh of’
he Ari
Ung Green btate
ow Principal and
high school. He
e and one-half years in
Air Force.
We wish to thank all the friends
and neighbors for their aid and sym
pathy so generously extended dtfring
the illness and death of our sister,
Miss Fannie Diller also Rev. Smuck
er who officiated at the funeral the
services of Clayton Bucher who sang,
the pallbearers and all those sending
Miss Mary Diller
Mrs. Peter Nusbaum
Mrs. Peter Herr
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Matter and
family were New Year’s day dinner
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Leedy
and son of near Lima.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Chidester
and family and Mr. and Mrs. John
Nonnamaker and son were Sunday
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Guy
Mr. and John Boehm of
Jenera, Mr. aril Mrs. Richard Core
and family spent New Year’s day
afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Ernest
The United States Marine Corps
to counttnj
to July
Tkese qualities traditional in the
Marine Corps—are recognised
tkrouglwut our land as American
characteristics that make our nation
strong among nations—keep us,
as a people, always alert and united.
Richland Center
Mr. and Mrs. Donivon Gratz and
family of Souderton, Pa. Mr. and
Mrs. Walton Alderfer and daughter
of Bellemore, New York Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Detweiler and children of
Toledo Mr. and Mrs. Otto Amstutz
were New Year’s day dinner guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Gratz and
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Schaublin
and family were Sunday dinner
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Walter
if V T'
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Coon and
daughter of Columbus spent last
week with Mrs. J. I. Luginbuhl.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hilty and
family spent Sunday afternoon with
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Basinger and
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Marquart
were Sunday evening supper guests
at the Amos and Weldon Luginbuhl
home. Evening callers were Mr.
and Mrs. Don Dillman and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Wil ford Gratz and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Roily Moser
and sons and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne
Matter spent New Year’s eve with
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Matter.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Leiber and
sons spent last Tuesday evening
with Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Matter
and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Marquart spent
Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs.
Francis Marquart and daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Jump and
son of Ada spent last Tuesday even
ing with Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth
Chidester and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Gratz and
To be shown here os
o uan Erwin, popular Holly
wood star, leads the cast in
“Ooctor Jim”, feature picture
to he shown in Bluffton High
School auditorium Friday after
noon January 9 at 1 o’clock.
Th s movie headlines the John
Deere Day entertainment and
?d:.cational program for farm
ers and their families which is
being sponsored by O. C. Hor
sey & Sons. Admission will h-'
by ticket only, but tickets can
be obtained free of charge at
the O. C. Hursey & Sons store.
“Doctor Jim” is a friendly,
warm-hearted picture that pays
a fine tribute to a small com-,
munity’s leading citizen the
country doctor. You’ll like Doc
and his wife, Sally—they’re hu
man folks who’ll tug at your
hearts and provide plenty of
chuckles, too.
In the supporting cast are
uch other well-known artists
Barbara Wooddell, Hobart
Cavanaugh, William Wright
and Netta Packer.
In addition to “Doctor Jim”,
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth
Gratz and sons and Leonard Gratz
called Sunday at the Ernest Gratz
Mr. and Mrs. W’arren Moser spent
Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs.
Russell Miller of Lima.
Mr. and Mrs. John Badertscher
and daughter Clara spent last Tues
day evening at the Otto Amstutz
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Jennings
and son spent New Year’s eve with
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Gratz.
Mrs. Emanuel Boutwell and daugh
ter, Mrs. Wilford Gratz and daugh
ter spent last Wednesday at the
W’alter Schaublin home.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Matter
and family spent Sunday evening
with Mr. and Mrs. Roily Moser and
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Gratz and
daughter Joan and son Russell, Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Gratz of Pandora,
Mr. and Mrs. Donivan Gratz of
Souderton, Pa., and Miss Betty
Raush were Monday evening supper
guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Gratz
and son Richard.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Bell, Mr.
and Mrs. Leonard Gratz and W’ilford
Gratz spent Thursday evening with
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Matter.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Chidester
and family were New Year’s day
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Rayon
Boutwell and family.
Mrs. Sam Kohler and daughter
and Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Friedley
spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and
Mrs. Willis Schumacher.
Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel Boutwell
and daughter Barbara, Mr. and Mrs.
Russell Schaublin and family and
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schaublin were
New Year’s day dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Gratz and
daughter Sharon.
Mr. and Mrs. Menno Geiger and
daughter Magdalene were Wednesday
evening supper guests of Mrs. Sam
Kohler and daughter.
We wish to thank everyone who
extended aid and sympathy during
the illness and death of our beloved
wife and mother also Rg»*. Opper
mann and Rev. Cramer who officiated
at the funeral and Mr. Roider who
sang and all those who sent the
beautiful flowers.
W. W. Huber
Earl C. Huber & Family
Clair M. Huber & Family
For ’48...
several other new, all-talking
pictures will be shown. They
include “Keep Your Eye on the
Soil”—an educational picture
that sounds a warning no one
in agriculture can afford to ig
“Doubting Thomas”—an inter
esting story that will give you
some new slants on new John
Deere Models “A” and “B”
Tractors “Short Cuts in
Forage Harvest”—which dem
onstrates the way to shorter,
easier, and more profitable har­
THURSDAY, JAN. 8, 1948
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