THURSDAY, AUG. 12, 1948
Robert Kohli left Tuesday on a
trip to California.
A few more skirts at half-price.
The Lape Co.
Atty, and Mrs. Ralph Locher and
daughter Virginia of Cleveland are
spending the week with relatives and
Phone, write or call for
We give a definite answer to every funeral ques
tion, either before the need for a service occurs
or at the time arrangemnts are made.
Personally-planned-and-diiected funerals, priced
to meet every patron's requirements.
PRICES START AT
Dresses for the shorter women,
prints and black crepe values to
$19.95 at $5. The Lape Co.
Mrs. Joshua Amstutz and son
David and Mrs. Ralph Steiner spent
the week visiting Mrs. Gerald Fill
hart and family and Clifford Fillhart
and family in Michigan.
A FUNERAL DIRECTOR BEST
SERVES HIS COMMUNITY by
giving practical cooperation to
the families he serves. This
means, we think, a kindly con
sideration for PERSONAL. RE
LIGIOUS. and FINANCIAL RE
QUIREMENTS, and a policy
flexible enough to meet the
preferences of those who call
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Closed Thursday Afternoon & Evening
Phone 409-T 489 E. Cherry St.
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THE BLUFFTON NEWS
C. A. BIERY, Editor
Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio,
by tht^Bluffton News Publishing and
Subscription rates: Year, $2.50
six months, $1.50 anywhere in U. S.
Entered as second class matter at
the postoffice at Bluffton, Ohio,
under the Act of March 3, 1879.
Shorts at $2.47. The Lape Co.
Ice cream social at West Point
church, Friday night at 7 o’clock.
Mrs. M. M. Kibler of South Main
street spent Tuesday with friends in
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Stratton and
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Stauffer spent
the weekend at Carpenter lake, Mich.
We have a few items that you
can purchase at Dollar day prices.
Better come and see. The Lape Co.
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Harris of New
ark, former Bluffton residents visited
friends here the latter part of last
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hepner and Mr.
and Mrs. Luther Blunk of Lima visit
ed at the home of Mrs. Will Light
Alva Anderson of Coldwater,
Mich., a former Bluffton resident,
spent the week end with relatives
and friends here.
Mr. and Mrs. Donivan Stratton
and family of Col. Grove have re
turned from a motor trip to the
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Aukerman and
son Rex of Cherry street are expect
ed home the last of this week from a
vacation in Michigan.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stearns at
tended funeral services held Satur
day for Miss Larkie Quaintance, a
former Bluffton resident.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Sneary and
daughter of Col. Grove and Matt
Blunk of Virginia called on Mrs. Will
Lightner, last Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Niswander
and family of Columbus visited his
mother, Mrs. Kate Niswander at her
home on South Lawn avenue.
See me for memorials of all kinds.
Samuel Bixel, 409 S. Main St., Bluff
ton. Phone 429-W. Representative the
Lima Marble & Granite Co. tf
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Rehfus and
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Jelley and Miss
Ethel Jelley of Sidney were dinner
guests of Mrs. Will Lightner, Sun
Coats of unusual quality, not the
new look length, but long enough for
the little woman. Price $15. The
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Crites of
Wapakoneta and Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Clark of Grove street were guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Don Crites and son,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Zuercher and
family and gra. ddaughter Judy Mor
ton of Muncie, nd., who is visiting
here spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
John Fell of Findlay.
Dr. and Mrs. Evan Basinger of
Spring street are spending a week
in Philadelphia where they are guests
at the home of her brother, Dr.
Allan Day and family.
Fresh cut gladioli, assorted colors,
by the dozen or bouquets. Use on
all occasions. Herr’s Flowers, 12.3
S. Lawn Ave. Phone 339-W. 17
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Bash of Lorain
spent the week end with her mother,
Mrs. M. M. Kibler. They stopped
here enroute on a motor trip to Mi
ami, Florida, where they will spend
several weeks vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Oppermann
of New Knoxville, Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
Hilty and son Charles and Mrs. Jesse
Bracy and soa Kenneth enjoyed a
picnic dinner at Lake St. Marys,
Sidney Stettler and sister, Mrs.
Inez Neuenschwander of South Lawn
avenue and Mr. and Mrs. Omar Neu
enschwar.der of Berne, Ind., left Sat
urday on a two weeks' sightseeing
tour thru Texas and other states.
Wade Mumma, student at Purdue
university, accompanied by a class
mate Melvin Tieszen of Marion, South
Dakota, spent the week end with Carl
Mumma and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Mum
Mi. and Mrs. C. M. Gleason and
family south of town returned Satur
day from a two weeks’ trip to Three
Forks, Montana, where they visited
Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Lane and family.
Mrs. Lane and Mrs. Gleason are
Custom weaving—Now you can
have that discarded clothing woven
into rag rugs for your home. Bring
it to the Weaver’s Delight Shoppe
located at 136 Thurman St., operated
by Mrs. Elsie Basinger. No orders
taken on Sundays or Mondays. tf
Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Todd and Mrs.
Myrl Hull of Kenton visited in
Cleveland last week with Mr. and
Mrs. H. H. Huttenlocher, Mr. and
Mrs. G. F. Todd and Mar jean Todd.
Miss Marjean Todd returned home
with Mr. and Mrs. Todd to spend
her vacation here.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Marshall and
daughter Malinda of Lexington, Ky.,
spent The weekend with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Marshall of
Rockport. Ralph is manager of Wal
nut Hills farm, near Lexington, noted
for raising fine horses.
Rev. and Mrs. A. S. Lenhart of
Rawson entertaind at their home
their son Richard Lenhart, a counsel
lor at Camp Potowatomie, sponsored
by the Ft. Wayne Y. M. C. A., and
Lt. and Mrs. Wm. Wikely also of the
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
Ned Schultz and Robt. McCune
returned Tuesday night from a
week’s trip to Niagara Falls.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Huber north
of Bluffton are expected to return
the. last of this week from a two
weeks trip to Alaska.
Basinger ambulance removals—Dr.
N. S. Hilty from the home of his
son, Ray Hilty to Lima Memorial
Mrs. Richard Stanewick of New
York city is visiting her parents Mr.
and Mrs. D. R. Tripplehom of South
Main street. She is the former Miss
Supper guests at the Albert
Kohler home Friday evening were:
H. L. Kohler of Fresno, Calif. Mr.
and Mrs. Irvin Fisher and family,
Mr. and Mrs. James Hilty and Mr.
and Mrs. Jack McCullough.
Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Zimmerly
and Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Basinger
of Lima have returned from a ten
days sightseeing trip to Washington,
New- York city, Niagara Falls and
Mrs. Ira Slusser of Cherry- street
will spend the next week in Toledo
visiting her son, M. D. Slusser and
brother, 0. J. Sager also some time
in Temperance, Mich., visiting an
other brother, D. F. Sager.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Stratton, Mr.
and Mrs. H. E. Augsburger and son
Bud and Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Augs
burger spent Monday* evening with
Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Stratton and
family of Col. Grove.
Mrs. Peter C. Luginbuhl of Lake
wood, Ohio, who is in Washington,
D. C., this summer while her
husband is in Europe, will ac
company her daughters Edna and
Kathryn on a motor trip to Canada,
visiting Montreal and Quebec and
returning through the New England
Recent callers on Mrs. Carrie
Blakesley were Mrs. Earl Arnold,
Waneta Gossman, Mrs. Clyde Ream,
Jenera Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Snare,
Bellecenter Mrs. J. O. Gallant,
Findlay Mrs. Elizabeth Davis, Wil
liamstown Mrs. Dora Shutt, La
fayette Mrs. Lester Young, Mrs.
Clyde Hauenstein, Bluffton.
Harry Kohler of Fresno, Calif.,
visited here the past week with Mr.
and Mrs. R. E. Griffith, and also
Albert Kohler, Waldo Kohler and
other relatives and Mr. and Mrs.
Matt Wahl of Findlay’. Kohler, a
vocalist, has a music studio in
Fresno, and his wife, the former
Ella Welty, Berne, Ind., pianist also
has a studio in Fresno for instruction
Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Schultz of
West Kibler street returned the first
of the week from a motor trip to
California. They were acompanied
home by their son Edward of Los
Angeles who left Wednesday to re
turn to California by plane.
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Augsburger
and son Burdette returned last
Wednesday afternoon from a two
weeks motor trip through Indiana,
Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Mich
igan and Canada. Enroute they
visited Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Rader and
family of Washington, Ill., who were
vacationing at Hayward, Wisconsin.
i They also visited the iron mines at
Hibbing, Minn., and locks at Sault
A ugust Wedding
Announcement is made of the mar
riage of Miss Virginia Fett, eldest
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy
Fett, Columbus Grove and Richard
Joseph, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
Joseph of Harrod.
The ceremony took place August 1
at the home of the officiating min
ister, Rev. J. E. Davidson. The
couple is residing with the bride’s
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schumacher
and daughters are spending a num
ber of days visiting relatives in the
Mr. and Mrs. John Boehr and sons
left Sunday for a four or five weeks
stay in the Pacific coast states.
Mary Ellen Boehr, daughter of
Rev. and Mrs. P. J. Boehr, mission
aries in China is on her way home
to be at home at Omaha, Nebraska.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schey of
Lansing, Michigan, visited a number
of days recently in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Samuel Schey.
Word has been received from
Mary Ellen Gerber, missionary in
Africa, that she is to set sail for
home in the very’ near future.
Reva Snavely is visiting at home.
She is a student at Ohio State
University in Columbus.
Peter and Irvin Hilty have recent
ly purchased the thirty-eight acre
farm from Mrs. Lydia Diller. Mr.
and Mrs. David Steiner have operat
ed this farm for quite a number of
Growers of sweet corn in this area
are finding ready sale for their pro
duct in the markets.
Mr!, and Mrs. Jr. Wolfrom and
family have recently- moved into the
property which was formerly owned
by Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Filhart.
The home is now owned by Mh and
Mrs. Jake Dorman who reside in
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Suter and
Miss Martha Suter attended the fun
eral of their sister Mrs. Selma Stxter
at Washington, Iowa.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Reusser of
Berne, Indiana, were Sunday visi
tors among relatives here.
Church of Christ Picnic
Annual picnic of the Church of
Christ will be held Thursday, Aug.
19 at Sportsmen’s park, Buckeye
The Lutheran Missionary- & Aid
society- will meet at the church Fri
day- afternoon at 2 o’clock.
Richland Grange will meet next
Tuesday night. Entertainment will
be furnished by the July and August
Richland Community Circle
Richland Community- circle and
their families will have a weiner
roast and potluck supper Thursday
evening at 7 o’clock at Paulding
Center Community House.
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Harris an
nounce the engagement of their
daughter Lois to Roger Klay, son of
Mr. and Mi's. Albert Klay-. The
wedding will take place Saturday,
August 21 at the Ada Methodist
church with Rev. Morehead officiat
ing. Following a wedding trip the
couple will reside on Lawn avenue.
Methodist W. S.-C. S.
Mrs. Clara Cochrane will speak
on her experiences as a missionary
in Puerto Rico at a meeting of the
W. S. C. S. in the Methodist church
basement Thursday night at 6
Refreshment committee will furn
ish hot meat, rolls, relish, hot and
cold drink. Members may bring any
other covered dish.
Orange Twp. 4-H Champs
The Orange Township Champs 4-H
club will hold a skating party at
Findlay next Monday night. The
club is also planning a scrap drive
and hay ride. All project books
should be finished and turned in at
the meeting next Wednesday night.
Riley Creek Young People
Riley Creek Young People’s society
is making up a box of food for over
seas relief. Committee in charge is
Violet Bales, Marilyn and Carole
Next meeting will be a weiner
roast at Hilty’s Park, September 14
with Virginia Criblez, Marilyn
Mathewson and Elaine Ream on the
Couple Is Married
In Rawson Sunday
Miss Mary Lou Keller and James
Hubert Lewis were married Sunday
afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in the
Rawson Methodist church. Rev. Seth
Lenhart officiated and a halfhour of
nuptial music preceded the ceremony.
Miss Keller is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Wallace Keller of Findlay
Rt. 5. Mr. Lewis is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Olan Lewis of Bluffton.
Musical numbers were provided by
Miss Carol Jean Keller, vocalist and
Mrs. Robert Vroman, pianist.
The bride app’roached the altar
on the arm of her father who gave
her away. She wore a gown of
white lace and bridal satin with floor
length veil of French illusion and
carried a bouquet of white rosebuds
centered with an orchid. Her jewel
ry was a choker necklace of pearls,
the gift of the bridegroom, and she
carried the lace handkerchief which
her great grandmother carried on
hex- wedding day in England eighty
The maid of honor, Joan Keller,
sister of the bride wore pale green
dotted nylon and carried a bouquet
of yellow glamellias.
Little Connie Lee Keller, flower
girl, wore a powder puff dress of
orchid net over taffeta.
Woodrow Herr, uncle of the bride
groom, was best man and ushers
were Wendell Keller, brother of the
bride, Alfred Basinger, Pandora, and
Howard Reddick of Arlington.
Mrs. Keller, mother of the bride,
wore a black and pink silk print
dress with black accessories with
corsage of pink glamellias. Mrs.
Lewis, mother of the bridegroom,
wore a black silk taffeta suit with
black accessories and corsage of yel
A reception was held at the home
of the bride’s grandparents, after
which the newly married couple left
on a wedding trip through Yellow
stone and Y’osemite National parks
and will visit relatives in southern
California. For traveling the bride
wore a navy blue silk faille suit
with harmonizing hat and acces
Mrs. Lewis is a graduate of Raw
son high school and her hushand was
graduated from Bluffton high school.
Both are employed at the Triplett
On a group of southeastern Ohio
dairy farms, the land value in 1947
was only 28 per cent of the total in
vestment the farmer had in his dairy
business. The other items were build
ings and fences 24.3 per cent,
machinery and tools 14.5 per cent,
livestock 22.7 per cent, and feed 10.5
New Stark Man Dies
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afternoon, with Rev
Wanted—To but building approxi
mately 10 ft by 12 ft outside toilet
studio couch. Eli tSchifferly, 319 N.
Main St. I 17
Wanted—22 inch and 28 inch
threshing machine! separator with ail
steel frame com binders with bundle
carriers and side! rakes also draft
horses any age. lAmos Thut, phone
453-W. I 19
Wanted—1 want to buy old U. S.
coins. Also scarce dates of coins now
found in circulation. Highest prices
paid. Robert Benroth, 612 S. Main
Street. Telephone 342-Y.
Wanted—To buy all kinds of good
solid standing timber. Highest prices
paid. We buy all kinds of good native
timber. Call Ada phone Red-257 or
write to John Atha Lumber Co., Ada,
Wanted—To rent 2-bedroom house
anywhere in Bluffton. Write: Box
D, Bluffton News, Bluffton, Ohio, tf
Good Gulf and No-Nox gasoline at
Vance’s Gulf sendee, Main & Wash
Iridite steel combination storm
window’s with bronze screens electro
zinc coated, chemically treated with
iridite, finished fescote baked on at
350° F. Sales representative: James
Balmer, 123Mi S. Main St., Bluffton,
Ohio. Phone 309-Y. Also aluminum
and Thermoseal window’s and doors.
Do you know that a queen bee can
lay one and one-half times her
weight in eggs in 24 hours? Ohio’s
finest extracted clover honey now on
sale at Howard Rickley’s, 3 miles
south on Bentley road and the
Farmers Grain Co., Bluffton.
White creosote barn paint $3.79 per
gallon, covers in one coat. Get it at
Beef sold by the quarter also pork
half or whole for your locker
home freezer. A to Z Market. tf
Tasty citrus candy—by the man
who grows and knows citrus fruit.
Introductory 10-12 oz. package in
cellophane covered box. Assorted
colors, prepared 90 cents. H. Lamar
Shoes repaired. Bring them in and
have Shirley Nonnamaker fix them
for you. All work guaranteed. Mur
ray Upholstering shop, Thurman St.
Gulf batteries and tubes at Vance’s
Gulf service, Main & Washington Sts.
Furniture repairing and upholster
ing of all kinds. Make your old
furnishings look like new at a worth
i while saving. Estimates without
obligation. Murray Upholstering
shop, Thurman St., Bluffton phone.
For sale—Weather-Seal combina
tion doors and windows, made from
kiln-dried California redwood. For
free estimate cal! W. J. Reagan,
Beaverdam phone 175-472. tf
For sale—Beautiful young canaries
in full song. Mrs. Walter Gratz. 110
S. Lawn Ave. tf.
For sale—New cobbler potatoes.
Arthur Miller, 2 miles southwest of
We are delivering Elect remaster
ranges now. See Elect remaster
before you buy, at Waitermire’s.
For sale—Cobbler potatoes. Harley
Diller, 1 mile north of town. 21
For sale—Cut gladioli in assorted
colors. 123 S. Lawn Ave. Phone
For sale—Early eating potatoes.
Amos Reichenbach & Son. Will
deliver in town. Phone 582-T. 17
For sale—Upright piano in good
condition. Seth Basinger. 17
For sale—Sw’eet corn and green
beans. Myron Motter, Bluffton
Gulf cattle and fly sprays at
Vance’s Gulf service, Mail) & Wash
For sale—Dining roon^rwre, table,
6 chairs and buffet, excellent condi
tion. Reasonable. Phone 384.
For sale—Six room all modern
house. Immediate possession. In
quire 114 E. Elm St. Phone 203-T.
Wanted—To buy Teeter-babe.
For sale—Tomatoes for table use.
A. S. McCune, 161) Geiger St.
For sale—Present Kalamazoo
range in good condition. Edw. Good,
124 N. Lawn Ave.
For sale—Fryers. For dressed
chickens order a day early. Marilyn
Moore, phone 653-R.
For sale—Electric refrigerator in
good running condition, priced low if
sold at once. Mrs. Rell Potee, S.
Mound St., Bluffton.
For sale—Studio couch in good
condition. Reasonable. Also 2 white
uniforms, size and coffee table.
Call phone 510-Ti
Have your bdttery checked or
charged at Vance’S Gulf service, Main
& Washington Sts|
For sale—Thajter folding baby
buggy Tip-top pathinette small
baby bed. Mrs. Eugene Van Meter,
phone 644-T. I
For sale—2 pairs ladies pumps al
so one pair ladies tipper oxfords. Mrs.
Fred Swank, 124. Riley St.
For sale—Mod^l John Deere
tractor motor coinpletely overhauled
this spring also 3 bottom 12 inch
John Deere plow^, Albert Bauman,
mile north of Mt. Cory.
For sale—Bedrpom suite like new
priced to sell. Ed Rice, phone 459-T.
For sale—Tricycle, good condition.
Clifford Houts, phone 579-G.
You can save $6 on a new Eureka
upright cleaner if ordered before
August 21. See the new Eureka now
For sale—Metal clarinet, excellent
condition. Joel Kimmel, 537 S. Main
For sale—Homa made 2-wheel
trailer. Rev. Paul Cramer, phone
For sale—5-bumer white enamel
kerosene stove with built in oven.
W. C. Pursell, ’-it mile south of
Hilty school on Route 696.
F. M. table model radios $59.95 at
For sale—Modern 7 room house,
garage also 4 room house with base
ment, fireplace, built-in cupboards,
unfinished upstairs, new fireplace.
Mrs. H. W. Althaus, phone 453-W.
F. Garretson, broker.
Sohio station open for business on
South Main street. Henry Dunbar,
Just received new- shipment of
girl’s dresses, sizes 6 to 12. Buy
now for school at Waitermire’s.
For an F.agle-Picher certified in
sulation job with mineral wool in
sulation see James Balmer, sales
representative, 123’4 S. Main St.,
Bluffton, Ohio. Phone 309-Y. Free
For sale—Eureka sweeper, good
condition, except needs new dust
bag, $5. Phone 115-W.
Wanted—Night waitress at Swiss
Inn. Call Mrs. Ed Miller, phone
For sale—Cream and tan Globe
kitchen range. Inquire 108 S. Main
St., Rawson, O.
For sale—6*-a cu. ft. refrigerator,
good condition. Call phone 3-11, Mt.
For sale—Wool dress, size 9 wool
sweaters sizes 10 and 12 pair brown
wool slacks pair brown jodphers
sizes 24 to 26 waist custom built
radio for 1942 to 1946 Chevrolet
large utility cupboard set electric
Chevrolet horns kitchen work table
and chair. 150 Cherry St. Phone
Oil heaters—We can furnish fuel
oil with every heater. Waitermire’s.
For sale:—Nice comb honey.
Also some good cooking apples.
Steiner fruit farm east of town. Call
after 5 p. m.
Tobacco plant beds can be used
year after year if the soil is steriliz
ed each year, otherwise a new site
for the bed should be chosen every
Season’s Near for
Take special care on picnics,
hikes thru the woods, or
wherever poison ivy may
grow. Learn to recognize the
leaf. If you contact it, apply
an abundant lather of laun
Then Apply P. H. D.
This double action antidote
goes right to work—destroys
the rhus toxicadendrol which
causes the irritation.
Get P. H. D. Today yr
Keep It Handy........ I
A. Hauenstein & Son
The Comer Drug Store
THIS POOR fellow gam
bled with Fire and lost.
Now he knows tragically
the vital nped of sufficient
Don’t stake all you own
against the chance of
being .wined out by Fire.
your fire insur
and don’t forget
se the amount to
those new large
5 you’ve made
tz S. Main Street
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