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MR. FARMER: Terms—Cash. See Us for Custom Slaughtering Summer or Winter Here is a convenient and economical service for those who have home freezers or lockers. All slaughtering done in our city inspected quart ers—everything prepared ready for freezing. Ask us about this service which is available to you at any time in the year at a worthwhile saving. A to I Moat Market & Locker Service 127 N. Main Street Phone 276-W For Better Building Purposes use BRIKCRETE and DUNBRIK In wide variety of Fast Colors CONCRETE DRAIN TILE In 4-?-6-8-Inch Sizes Tests have proven the worth of Concrete Drain Tile— let us prove it. BLUFFTON CEMENT BLOCK CO. Phone 213-W or 365-W Public Sale We, the undersigned, will offer at public auction at our home 1 mile north of Mt. Cory on Route 69, Friday, August 13th Beginning at 1 p. m. The following property: Haynes Bros, piano in good shape 3-piece parlor suite coffee table library table floor lamp table lamp 3 rugs 9 by 12 also one 12 by 12 rug, all like new end table large piece tapestry 2 occasional chairs studio couch International oil heater, new, large size 6 dining chairs and table rocker china closet, a beauty clothes rack with mirror bedroom suite bed and dresser 2 iron beds Philco refrigerator like new Roper bottle gas stove 2 utility cabinets chrome breakfast set like new small size oil heater, new medicine cabinet large mirror lot dishes and cooking equiprpent of all kinds Speed Queen washer with tubs Womb’s Friend washer lot throw rugs lot pictures and curtains. 2 electric brooders sorhe garden tools 2-wheel trailer with stock rack in good shape some porch furniture many other articles not mentioned. Mrs. Clem Watkins Mr. and Mrs. Ray Priebe, Owners Thrapp & Warren, Aucts. I Ream & Marshall, Clerks Reo Royal 17 Power Lawn Mower Full 21 inch cut 3 Acres Per Day Reo built 1 H. P. Motor S112.50 J/oic With REO—The Name You Know Beaverdam Hardware Co. Phone 175-221 Beaverdam, Ohio Mainly Mid-Au ______ homegrown es at hand in the offing— year even for •ur gardeners, like your writer burning drought or disastrous amount of floods and the rainfall at well spaced intervals is what has probably kept Riley creek and Bluffton’s sewage problem from the perennial and cool night: autumn dropped to a flat Friday spell—and they're getting everything set for a big -night football preview at Harmon field September 10 to ring up the curtain on Bluffton’s grid season which reminds us that coach Dick “Red” Lowry, erstwhile Findlay mentor is due here next week to take over Kent Cotterman’s athletic program at the high school— all of which means that it’s less than a month before school opens—but the bell in the grade school will be miss ing for the first time in seventy two than just goes to show how times change summer airing bring a foretaste of fact is the thermometer 50 degrees last morning for a record cool years which is farther back most of us can remember can remember not too many ago when Bluffton had a half whistles sounding at noon— were the planing mill, flour waterworks, just those which come to dozen there mill, stone quarr to mention mind—and then there was the morn ing 5 o’clock whistle—at first it blew at 4:30—but they’re all gone now and here it is three years since Bluffton made whoopee at the end of the war and who would have thought then that we still would be waiting for all this promis ed post-war housing—and that goes for new cars, too—and a lot of other scarce lines however there wasn’t any scarcity of bargains at Bluffton’s two big dollar days Friday and Saturday—and crowds of shoppers took full age of the opportunity. the big advant- trip in When planning a fishing Michigan, better take along plenty of nightcrawlers—if you have more than you need there’s a ready market for your surplus. The Howard Edingers just return ed from a two weeks’ fishing jaunt near Interlochen report a big de mand for worms at 35c a dozen— more than 15c here, none too sandy soil double the going rate of Worms are said to be plentiful in Michigan’s and fishermen are ready to take all of the available supply at inflation prices. Besides fishing a number of in land lakes the Bluffton party also threw a hook and line in Lake Michigan. Edinger’s catch included 8 large bass, 5 of which measured more than 2 feet in length, also a 2-foot pike. His son Bob hooked 5 catfish averaging two pounds. Summer travelogues— Two Bluffton cousins, Barbara Jean Triplett and Eleanor Linden on a motor trip to California seeing sights enroute and stopping in Den ver to pick another cousin, Lois Rich of Washington, Ill., who has been summering in Colorado. They’ll return the last of the month in time for Barbara Jean to take up her duties as music instructor in the Galion schools, Eleanor to return to Wooster college and Lois to Bluffton college. And the Edgar Chamberlains home from a two month’s motor trip thru the west. and the Arthur Amstutzs back from an outing at Atlantic city —they drove west earlier in the sum mer and the Wilford Steiners leaving Saturday on an extended trip thru the New England states and on into Canada to Quebec and, Nova Scotia and the Dr. Gordon Pixels also vacationing in Canada. And Theresa Slusser of the high school faculty, Sylvia Biedennan hos pital superintendent and Clara Schu macher. of the Meter works are leav ing early Sunday morning on a motor trip to New York and thru the New England states and Adirondacks. Addison Myers and Theodore Bau man, Bluffton high school seniors saw the midwest the hitchhike way, going to Newton, Kansas where they attended the Mennonite World con ference the first of the week. And the Howard Stauffers home from a week’s vacation motoring thru the Smokies and Theodore Kohli and Roger Bell seeing sights in West Virginia via bus and Supt. of Schools Lanham and family on a two weeks’ trip visiting relatives in Virginia and Ohio. Warning—the coon that is raiding Ed Reichenbach’s patch of sweet corn nightly better keep a wary eye out for trouble, specially this week on Friday the 13th which may be un lucky for coons, too. Postmaster Ed is irked and he’s keeping a sharp lookout on that field of roasting ears as well as polishing up his shootin’ iron. They say the coon has developed a voracious appetite for sweet com and feasts on an average of a dozen ears every night. A venerable Pandora couple, Mr. and Mi's. P. P. Welty are marking their birthdays this month. Mr. Welty was 85 on August 2 and his wife will be 82, August 20. THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO Beaver football lineup freshly painted white helmets saw on the clothesline at Coach Burcky’s Monday. h—Those 42 we Zig and Siefield Blufftonites, informal re in, the other Don Fritchie, Junior Kenney Finton, three had an impromptu and union at Saleir day, when Don, tions service stc enroute from Washington sta and ran into Ju went to Salem fields last sprin to Guam where for 18 months. in Navy communica pped off in that city Bainbridge Island, e to San Francisco dor and Kenney who with the Herb Sie r. Don is being sent he will be stationed aplehorn, daughter Murray Tri. Lora Jean and M. M. Murray attend ed the Standard Oil employees picnic at Indian lake, Sunday. The Trippie horns and Murrays have been identi fied in Bluffton with Standard Oil as far back as most residents can remember. In fact it’s been in the family for 62 years. Murray Tripple horn, who drives the tank wagon took ■over the business from his father, Fred Trippiehorn, who in 1900 received it from M. M. “Dode” Mur ray. Dode, 80, was the oldest man at the picnic, Sunday, started driving a tank wagon for the Standard back in 1886 when there was only a mud road between Bluffton and Pandora and swung up thru Mt. Cory and Rawson, making a big route for his two-horse team which in those days pinch-hit for the big semi-jobs you now see on the Dixie. That was the time when coal oil, the fastest mov ing item, was used in lamps in place of electric lights—and it sold for around 8 cents a gallon and no one had much use for gasoline ex cept a few who had the new fangled gasoline kitchen stoves and bought the fuel—top grade high test gas, mind you for 9 cents—that’s right 9 cents a gallon and torch oil— that the drillers used for light at night when they “ran tower” in the oil field on a round the clock schedule, sold for four and one-half cents a gal lon. In speaking of California fruit and vegetables, speak favorably—or you may find a crate of them on your doorstep some morning just to prove you’re wrong. That’s what happened the other day when a generous size shipment of quality grade arrived at the Bluffton News office with com pliments of the Chamber of Commerce of Van Nuys, Calif., which merits our profound thanks—and the even more profound thanks of our boss when he learned the $7 express charge was prepaid. It all started a month ago when an FIRST in Riding-Smoothness! You just can’t beat the genuine Unitized Knee-Action Gliding Ride for real riding smoothness—real traveluxury—over any and all kinds of roads, from boulevard to byway and, remember, this famous ’’Knee-Actiori” ride is exclusive to Chev rolet and more expensive cars. ,, ____ excerpt from a tourist' appeared ini these notes to the effect that “orangeI trees in the San Fernando valley ini California are being uprooted because I of disease and vegetables are of poor I quality.” I We were never sure that anyoneI read this column—that’s another in-1 stance where we were wrong—some-1 one did—and it came to the attention! of the Van Nuys Chamber of Com-1 merce where it created as much con-1 sternation as slander of St. Patrick would in Ireland. Now there are some things a col umnist can get away with, but cast ing aspersions on the San Fernando valley isn’t one of them. Headed by Edward Keasbey, Jr., chairman of the Van Nuys Chamber’s agricultural committee, members rounded up a crate of choice local grown vegetables—cucumbers, onions, carrots, squash and the like—labeled it to the publisher of the Bluffton News and sent it on its way. And a small box of oranges also went along just to prove they still grow big in the San Fernando valley. And a letter from the Chamber of Commerce says “we are always hap py to have an excuse to sing the vir tues of our fine San Fernando valley produce this region has for many years been one of the garden spots of Southern California from which come most of the fruits and vege tables for the city of Los only a few miles and less hour’s time away.” Angeles than an the fact restored All of which adds up to that amicable relations are between the News and the San Fern ando valley boosters—together with our acknowledgment of the fine qual ity of vegetables and luscious fruit which they sent as “proof of the pud ding.” More vigor in hot weather— include meat in your menu. SWANK BROS. Fresh and Salt Meats CoMPARE the values compare the prices!... Do this and you’ll know that now more than ever before CHEVROLET AND ONLY CHEV ROLET IS FIRST in Big-Car quality at lowest prices, just as it is first in nationwide deipand for the total 17-year period, 1931 to date! v To compare the values is to know that only Chev rolet brings you the Big-Car riding-smoothness of .1 the original and outstanding Unitized Knee-Action Ride the Big-Car performance and depend v ability of a world’s champion Valve-in-Head engine v ... the Big-Car beauty and luxury of the enviable Body by Fisher the Big-Car safety of Fisher Unisteel Body-Construction and Positive-Action Hydraulic Brakes plus many another major MORE PEOPLE BUY CHEVROLETS THAN ANY OTHER CAR FIRST in Thrills with Thrift CHEVROLET-andOnfy There’s nothing like Chevrolet's World’s champion Valve-in-Head engine for thrills and thrift. It holds all records for miles served, owneri satisfied, and years tested and proved. It embodies that extra-sound, extra-dependable Valoe-in-Head design, found elsewhere only in costlier cars. Willjam Lahman Guyi Carmean Fieidmen Harry Turner Manager THURSDAY, AUG. 12, 1948 Highest Market Price for Poultry and Eggs Country Route Service—a phone call brings our truck to your door. Charles Kinsinger PHONE 492-W Lawn & Elm Streets Bluffton, Ohio Bluffton The Logical Market for your milk is The Page Dairy Co. —Sell— Your Milk to the Page Plant at Bluffton T1 ere are untold sound reasons fo every milk producer who re (ides in the vicinity of Bluffton to ship his daily production to The Page Dairy Co. plant at Bluffton shorter farm-to-plant hauls is just one reason the Page Dairy Co. record of consist ently paying the highest market prjee for milk is another may we buy your milk, now? at your service: The Page Dairy Co. Bluffton qualify advantage still not available in any other motofr car in its field. Aiid to compare the prices is to know that Chevrolet prices are the lowest in the field arm that Chevrolet value continues to be the highest in its field! /That is why more and more people in all parts •f the country are deciding, more and more enthusiastically, that only one is Number One, only Chevrolet is first. That is why we believe you, too, will make this same decision when you compare the values and compare the prices ... for you win in every way with Chevrolet! FIRST in Tasteful Beauty! You will be perfectly sure of your car’s beauty-leadership when you own a car with the world-famous Body by Fisher and this most desired and desirable of all car bodies—supremely beautiful from etery angle, inside and out—is available onlv Chevrolet and higher-priced cars. STEINER CHEVROLET SALES BLUFFTON, OHIO fi S FIRST in All-Round Safety! You and your family will enjoy extra safety, too, the triple safety protection of Fisher Unisteel Body-Construction, the Unitized Knee-Action Gliding Ride and Positive Action Hydraulic Brakes—another com bipation of features found only in Chev rolet and higher -priced cars. IS FIRST!