Corn Cobs For Sale
Bluffton High School Senior Class will make a house
to-house canvass selling corncobs, starting
Saturday, February 1
Orders may be telephoned to Ted Bauman, phone 229-T
for prompt delivery.
Proceeds will go to a fund to finance a trip by the
senior class next spring.
THE ARABIAN KNIGHTS ARE Alt CONVERTING
TO THE NEW HEATING BLANKETS...
G. E. Stock Tank De-icers. Your livestock can drink
at any time. It’s automatic, tested to 22-degrees below
Linoleum rugs, 9 by 12, specially priced.
Full line of wiring supplies and lighting fixtures.
MICKEY’ ROONEY’ in
Wrinkle- proof ties
A Valentine gift for that
special person...a gift he’ll
appreciate and be proud to
wear. The handsome planned
patterns are designed to go with his
favorite suits...and there’s no fear of
wrinkling or the knot slipping.
105 S. Main
3 P. M.
Eu.i ........ .....
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GEIGER & DILLER
Valentine Gifts For Men
Simplicity marked the wedding of
Miss Esther Kohler, youngest daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kohler
and James Hilty, Saturday afternoon
January 24 at 2 o’clock at the home
of the bride’s parents. Rev. V. C.
Preceding the ceremony Claren
Sommer, friend of the groom, played
a medley of wedding selections.
The bride, given in marriage by
her father, wore a winter white bal
lerina length frock with white net
overskirt and headdress. Her flow
ers were colonial white roses and ac
cessories, gold choker and earrings
were gifts of the groom.
She was attended by her sister,
Miss Glenna Kohler who wore a
light blue frock fashioned after the
bride’s and carried red roses. The
groom was attended by Wm. Paul
as best man.
A reception was held following the
ceremony after which the couple left
for a short trip.
The bride is employed at the Trip
lett plant here while Mr. Hilty is a
student in Bluffton college. The cou
ple are residing at No. 9 Beaver
To Speak Here
A graduate of Bluffton in 1939,
Pennsylvania Bible Institute, and
Hartford Theological Seminary, he is
now pastor of the Stirling Avenue
Mennonite Church, Kitchener, Ontar
io. Rev. Shelly is active in work
with the young people of his church
and has been leader at youth re
treats. He is also a part time field
secretary of the Mennonite Biblical
Seminary in Chicago.
The morning series will be held in
Ramseyer chapel from 8:55 a. m. to
9:15 a. m. The theme will be “Four
Key Words”—Jesus Christ, The Bi
ble, The Church, and Love.
The evening series of meetings
will also be held in the chapel at
7:30 p. m. The theme for those
meetings will be “The Biography of
the Christian Life.” It will be sub
divided into four topics concerning
Christian Life—“Its Inception,” “Its
Development,” “Its Application,” and
In honor of his birthday annivers
ary a family dinner was enjoyed at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Milton
Present were Milton, Jr., Robert,
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Keller and
daughter Ann, Mary Louise Bader
tscher, Rosa Nell Jones, Mr. and
Mrs. Cliff Harmon and daughter
Eileen, Glenn Franklin and Wayne
Plans Started For
May Day At College
May Day plans are being made
by the Thespians in the form of the
annual Shakespearian Play, accord
ing to Elizabeth Brand, president of
that organization. The play has
been selected and tyouts will be
held at the next Thespian meeting
and selection of the cast will be
made immediately thereafter.
At the meeting of February 4th,
new students or former members
who were not members of the society
last semester will be admitted.
Recently this organization made a
repeat performance of “Mushrooms
Coming Up” under the direction of
Ann Plap, at the High School before
the Women’s Federation at their an
Plans are being formulated for
the presentation of a play in April,
the name, cast, and director to be
Chief: “Your application states
that you left your last job on ac
count of illness. Now I must know
the nature of the illness.”
Fireman: “Well, sir, the boss got
sick of me.”
Talent has been described as the
ability to do easily what others find
difficult. Be thankful of your
talent, develop it, explore it to the
full. If it lies in the field of sales
manship, consider yourself doubly
BLVFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON. OHIO
Reverend Andrew R. Shelly will be
the speaker at the third annual
Christian Life Week to be held
Feb. 10 to 13 at Bluffton college.
Rev. Shelly will speak on the theme,
“The Christian Life, The Abundant
Hammer and sa
changed for bowl an
ton high school wh
practice a fe1
The Stout Eitizen at Work
IN HIS WORLD
0Y StOUT WEEK
FEBRUARY 6™ TO 12™
More than 2,000,000 members of the Boy Scouts of America
will observe Boy Scout Week, Feb. 6th to 12th, marking the 38th
anniversary of the organization. This year Boy Scouts are empha,
sizing conservation of food and natural resources, planting gardens
safety and fire prevention, home repairs and personal health check,
up. Scouting promotes world peace through World Jamborees anj
practical help among 42 nations with 4,409,780 members. Througl
its World Friendship Fund of voluntary gifts the Boy Scouts ol
America helps Scouts overseas to rebuild their units. So far, mori
than 3,000 tons of equipment have been shipped. Above is thl
official poster marking the Scout birthday.
High School Boys Are Learning To Cook
Girls Are In Work Shop Wielding Hammers
will be ex
adle in Bluff
ts at that
its between de
years ago but had to
during the war.
Plans for expanding objectives and
activities of both departments led to
a proposed revival of this practice.
Both Miss Mohr and industrial arts
instructor Dwight Spayth endorsed
the program as practical and worth
while for students of both groups.
Woodworking projects of their
own choice are being undertaken by
shop boys. Lamps and shelves seem
to be the popular choice. The final
six weeks period will find students
working in sheetmetal when ash
trays and sugar scoops will be made
from discarded tin cans. Sheet
aluminum projects and soldering are
also in the program.
Tie racks and other items are to
be constructed by seventh graders.
Many have chosen to make lamps
as the project of their selection.
Industrial Arts of the upper
grades are creating wood furniture
where construction and finishing are
stressed while a series of machined
metal tools is in the curriculum of
advanced students. Screwdrivers,
all-metal hammers, chisels and
punches have been turned out and
items of their own selection will con
stitute the work of the remaining
12 weeks of school.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank all our friends
and neighbors, together with the
Lions club, churches and school for
their help after the recent loss of
our home by fire.
Eugene Haas & Family
To use part of an onion and keep
the cut surface from drying, slit the
skin and rut out the portion of onion
needed then wrap the skin back
over the leftover part. Keejj a cut
onion in a cool place, wrapped in
waxed paper to keep the odor from
other foods as much as possible.
The largest masonry structure ev
er erected by man is the Grand
Coulee Dam on the Columbia river.
The dam is seven times as big as
the Cheops pyramid in Egypt. Its
spillway can form a waterfall five
times the average flow of Niagara
and three times as high.
Washing Fluffy Slippers
Fluffy bedroom slippers of pile
fabrics can be washed. Wash in
lukewarm suds, rinse well, don’t
wring at all. Squeeze gently in a
towel to remove some of the mois
ture and brush or shake occasion
ally during the drying process.
Brush again when thoroughly dry to
bring up the soft nap which gives
Mrs. Dora Montgoniery who ha
been staying at the Zuercher res
home on South Main St., the pas
six weeks c.c ebrated her 84th birth
Mrs. Mont ceived a num
her of birth(13V
root ngs and gift
served to the following: Mr. and
'Mrs. R. E. Guider, Grover Mont
gomery, Mrs. Kenneth Dearth and
son, Harold Montgomery, Mrs. Geo.
Kimmel, Mrs. Lloyd Van Meter,
Mrs. Rolland Guider and daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. John Warren, Mrs.
Arthur Swank, Mrs. Hannah Swank
and Mrs. Noah Zuercher.
Stop! Look! Listen!
The Farmers Grain company is
happv to announce this added at
traction to the program of quartet
music to be presented to the public
Wed. Night, Feb. 11
High School Auditorium. 7:30 p. m.
Here is that funny man who is
out STRICTLY FOR LAUGHS,
and he gets them. He has ap
peared many times with the Ki
wanis quartet of Greenville and
has never failed to make the crowd
roar with laughter from the old
est to the youngest in the audi
The name of this Minstrel Man
is Mr. A! Heiby whom manv
stockholders and friends of The
Farmers Gain Co., know as one
of the Wavne Feed Men who call
regularly in Bluffton.
We have seen him at work
let’s see him at play.
Remember the time and place
Wed. Night, Feb. 11
High School Auditorium,
7 :30 P. M.
You arc invited—it’s free.
James Vertner, 83,
Dies In Beaverdam
James Vertner, 81, retired
mail carrier and operator of
Vertner barbecue, service station and
cabins in Beaverdam, died of compli
cations at 4:25 p. m. last
at his home in that village.
of a pioneer family
he was bom Sept.
13 children, he was bom
1866, in Rockport, Monroe
a son of
I I I
*cond oldest rural route
iF. He had been
rural carrier in
He married Elva IL
preceded him in doath i
later married Hazel Fow
24, 1914, who survives.
Also surviving are a i
M. Vertner, Beaverdam
children, Mrs. Maxine
Lima, and Lloyd Fowler,
member’of the Wood
and the Beaverdam
Church of Christ, where fune
ices were held Wednesday aftern
with Rev. Paul N. Runk, Lima,
ciating. Burial was in Rockport ce
Two-Car Crash On
Main Street Saturday
Automobiles driven by Carl T.
Bannwart, Bluffton, and Junior
damaged in a
into the driveway
Bannwart, traveling south, turned
left across the street and his car
was struck by the northbound auto
operated by Rose, according to the
state highway patrol report.
Occupants of the two cars escaped
with minor injuries.
THURSDAY, FEB. 5, 194«
fantry Chorus which w
of 35 neS
two-car crash late
on S. Main street,
attempted to turn
of the Albert
where he is a
Residence 423-W Office 468-Y
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Known as'BOSTON’ this carpet is a blend ot
green, rose, bronze and tan on o honey beige
it the high school gymnas
IVednesday night at 8:00
The organization consisting
negro voices, is one of the
musical organizations to
1 of World Wai II.
memory of Her
:ed away on Feb.
rest Henry, how
rs in silence
wry keeps you ever near us,
way to us,
Though you died eight
“It seemeth such a littl
Of those of whom we
And so, to us, there is
It is but crossing, with abated breath,
A narrow strip of sea,
To find our loved one
Houses Farms Business Properties to fill the de
mands of our large list of cash buyers. We do not charge
C. d. BAME, associate A. B, GRATZ, broker
•s on thf» shore,
C. R. Reynolds
Mr. & Mrs
A lovely old 18th Century motH softened by
the years mellow in tone and textun
Oversizes cut from 12-ft. Broadloom, sq. yd. $5.95
Green Wilton 27-inch carpet and 27-inch Axminster
carpet now available.
Quality Axminister 9 by 12 rugs 5-2/3 and 7-2/3
rows $54.50 and up
Basinger’s Furniture Store
Forty-five Y’ears of Dependable Service
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