Dignity and simplicity marked the
wedding of Miss Rita Hankish eld
est daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
Chas. Hankish Sr. of 218 South
Main street, and George C. Hallett,
son of Mrs. George Hallett and the
late Mr. Hallett of Elyria.
The nuptial mass was celebrated
Thursday morning at 10 o’clock in
St. Rose Catholic church, Lima, by
Rev. Father James F. Hebbeler, of
Bouquets of delphinium, gladioli
and yellow daisies, decorated the
altar. “Ave Maria” and “0 Lord I
Am Not Worthy” were the offertory
hymns selected by the bride. The
closing hymn was “On This Day, Oh
The bride, escorted to the altar
by her father, chose for the cere
mony a lovely blush satin gown,
fashioned with a sweetheart neck
line, fitted bodice, the skirt sweeping
from a pointed waist ending in a
long cathederal train. The sleeves
were long and buttoned tightly at
the wrist. The sweetheart neckline
was trimmed with scrolls of beading.
Her veil was long, imported illu
sion edged with chantilly lace at
tached to a tiara of seed pearls and
rhinestones. Both the veil and tiara
were tinted to match her dress of
blush satin. She carried a cluster of
sweetheart roses centered with a
white orchid arranged on a blush,
satin covered prayer book and wore
a gold cross, the gift of the groom.
Miss Theda Hankish, sister of
the bride, was maid of honor. Her
gown was made of coral pink
marquisheer, fashioned with a sweet
heart neckline, cap sleeves and full
skirt with a ruffle at the bottom.
The dress buttoned down the back.
She wore a tiara to match the gown,
sprinkled with transparent sequins
and wore a gold cross the gift of
Misses Geneva, Ruth and Janice
Hankish all sister’s of the bride,
Mabel Hallet, sister of the groom
were the bridesmaids and they all
wore identical gowns fashioned of
aqua taffeta and marquisette, having
a sheer yoke and taffeta yoke and
taffeta bertha, fitted bodice with
skirt of marquisette appliqued with
taffeta. Their headpieces were lace
tiara bands of the same color as
their dresses, sprinkled with rhine
stones. All wore pearls, gift of the
bride. The maid of honor and
bridesmaids carried garland type
bouquets of lavender and purple
shaded delphinium and yellow mar
Rita Ansman', namesake and
cousin of the bride was a miniature
bride. Her gown and veil were
made identical to that of the
bride. She wore pearls and carried
a miniature satin Bbund prayer book,
topped with a cluster of sweetheart
roses and a baby white orchid.
Charles Abde, Toledo, served Mr.
Hallett as best man. Ushers were
Charles Hankish, Jr., Peter Eugene
Hankish of Bluffton, brothers of the
bride, Mitchell Aftoora of Cleveland,
and Frederick Shalhoub of Windsor,
Ont., Canada, nephew of groom.
Men of the bridal party wore white
For her daughter’s wedding Mrs.
Hankish chose a gown of delicate
peach crepe with a purple orchid
corsage. Her hat was of black im
ported straw, trimmed with nylon
roses and tulle, with black patent
shoes. Mrs. Hallett chose for her
son’s wedding a chartreuse crepe
dress with white accessories and
also wore a purple orchid corsage.
Mrs. M. Giha, maternal grand
mother of the bride wore an aqua
crepe dress with black accessories
and a corsage of sweetpeas.
A breakfast for 110 guests was
served in the crystal room of the
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Alavnnder Smith all-wool pile.
for every room... to set off period or modern furnishings.
in attractive patterns or newest solid colors.
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THE BLUFFTON NEWS. BLUFFTON, OHIO
Argonne Hotel, Lima. Following
the breakfast a reception was held
from 3 to 6 in the home of the
bride’s parents, in Bluffton, for 350
guests. The wedding reception
table was centered with a 5-tier wed
ding cake encircled with white lilies.
Mrs. Taft Etoll and Mrs. Tom Shebli
aunts of the bride presided at the
table. Mrs. Ralph Locher of Cleve
land, a close friend, cut the cake and
Mrs. Chas. Hankish Jr. also served.
When the couple left for their
wedding trip to New York and
points of interest in the East, the
bride wore a beige crepe dress with
an* imported tuscan hat with black
velvet facing and trim. She wore
black patent shoes and carried a
corde purse. She wore a corsage
The couple will reside after July
10 in Elyria, Ohio. 344 Fourth St.
The bride attended Bluffton Col
lege and was a music instructor in
the Lima schools. Mr. Hallett is
manager of the Standard Drug
Store, Elyria, Ohio.
WASTE PAPER COLLECTION
Bluffton Boy Scouts will have a
waste paper drive this Saturday
afternoon. Tied bundles of papers
will be picked up from porches or
Solids in Plain and Twists
for 9 12 size
Couple Is Married
In Pandora Church
Miss Agnes Suter, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Suter, of Pan
dora, and Richard Berky, son of Mr.
and Mrs. H. W. Berky, of Bluffton,
were united in marriage Saturday
evening, in the Grace Mennonite
Church at Pandora.
Rev. E. J. Bohn read the ceremony
before an altar decorated with white
lilies, baskets of white gladioli, and
seven-branch candelabra. The pews
were decorated with white daisies
The musical selections played on
the organ by Mrs. Earl Lehman
were “Panis Angelicus,” “Lead
Kindly Light” and “Salute D’amour.”
Miss Elizabeth Brand sang “Through
the Years,” “I Love You Truly,” and
“O Perfect Love.” The traditional
Wagner and Mendelssohn Wedding
Marches were used.
Given in marriage by her father,
the bride was lovely in a white gown
fashioned with a lace bodice and
yoke tapering into the full net
skirt, which flowed into a circular
train. A white beaded Juliet cap
held the finger-tip veil of illusion,
and she wore white lace mitts as
she carried her arrangment of white
roses. The bride also wore a neck
lace given to her by the groom.
Miss Esther Berky, sister of the
groom, was maid of honor, wearing
a blue taffeta gown with matching
head dress and mitts. Her flowers
were pink roses.
Paul Martin, a college friend of
the groom, was best man. Ushers
were Russel and Gene Suter, broth
ers of the bride, and Gordon Neuen
schwander and Roger Berkey, friends
of the groom.
For the occasion the mother of
the bride wore a printed crepe dress
and the groom’s mother had on an
agua crepe dress.
A reception for one hundred and
fifty guests was held afterwards in
the basement of the church. Mrs.
Gordon Neuenschwander cut the
three tiered cake and LaDonna Suter
poured the punch. Dolores Burry'
and Donna Mae Lugibihl also as
sisted. After the reception the couple
left for a short wedding trip.
NOTICE TO BIDDERS,
ns by i
proposals will be received
u ITton, 0
Each bid must be acqbmpanied by a certi
fied check for $100.00,7required as a guar
antee that if the bid be/accepted by the Board
of Trustees of Public /flairs. that the bidder
will carry out the terms of the bid.
The Board reserves Ahe right to reject any
or all bids.
By order of the Board of Trustees of Publie
Affairs, Bluffton, Ohio.
C. R. Emans, Clerk 11
Here are two of our many
White Red Black Slim & Medium
Widths—Sizes 3’/i to 9 was $4.95.
Married In Toledo
Miss Peggy Colleen Eichelberger
and Ronald D. Boltz, both of Toledo
vrere married in a ceremony at St.
Paul’s Methodist church of that city
Saturday evening at 7:30 o’clock.
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Glen Eichelberger of
Toledo and a granddaughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Hahn of Bluffton.
The bridegroom is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Boltz of Toledo.
The mother of the bride is the former
Rev. L. R. Wolters, pastor of the
church officiated and Nelson Steiner
of Bluffton, uncle of the bride, sang.
Those from Bluffton attending the
wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Hahn
and Mr. and Mrs. Steiner and family.
As good as the best
better than most
NEW LOW PRICE
Buttered Toasted Almond
On Ladies Summer Footwear
$1.00 Off on Every Pair from $3.95 up
Whites and Colors Incluied in This Sale
Here is your opportunity to buy not one, but several pairs
to harmonize with your various ens
at these bargain prices.
Ladies Flay Sandal $3.95 .adies Play Sandal $2.95
Shop our store today and see for yourself the many out
standing bargains on modish footwear.
W. H. Gratz Family Shoe Store
Scientific Fitting A Specialty
THURSDAY, JULY 1, 1948
Family Basket Dinner
Last Call Lor
1,000 White Leghorn pullets (Master Mating, pedigree
sired 300 to 343 dam egg records) 4 weeks old, at reduced
Now is the time to vaccinate and worm your early pullets.
We are fully equipped to do this work for you. Phone us
today for appointment.
A basket dinner was enjoyed Sun
day at the-home of Mr. and Mrs.
P. P. Badertscher in honor of Mrs.
Louise Stilson, St. Louis, who is
visiting relatives and friends in Ohio
for two weeks.
Bluffton, Ohio Phone 182-W
Present were: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
E. Badertscher of Anderson, Ind.
Mrs. Louise Stilson, St. Louis
Marjorie Roof of Los Angeles Mrs.
Emma Roof, Miss Ida Fett, Mr. and
Mrs. Adrian Golden, Lima Mrs.
Margaret Rettig, and children Allen,
Evelyn and Anita, Jenera Mr. and
Mrs. Harvey Badertscher and family
of Lafayette Mr. and Mrs. Willis
Badertscher and family of Ada Mr.
and Mrs. P. W. Andrews Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Andrews and son Michael,
Harold, Glen and Janet Andrews,.
Mr. and Mrs. P. P. Badertscher and
grandchildren Bud and Betty Bader
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White Red Green Slim & Medium
Widths Sizes 3'/j to 9 was $3.95.
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