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THURSDAY. AUG. 19. 1948
Real Estate Broker
Notary Public
Blufftonj Ohio
235 W. College Avenue Phone 165-W
funeral bill is only one of a
number of their expenses.
So if you must get along on
a very moderate sum, don't
worry about it. We can show
you how to do it—that's what
we are here for.
Our Beauty Shop will again operate
six days a week.
8:30 until 6:00 every day
Thursday evening by appointment
We Feature—
Steamer Hot Oil Treatments to
recondition your hair.
$1.00 per treatment
Minerva Beaute Shoppe
Edgar and Beulah Chamberlain
Mary Ann Bridenbaugh
A straight line is the shortest
between two points.
■Phrm 222 (V-1MufftOn
We are here to
answer your questions.
covers most
flat and gi
FLATLUX is easy to use... there is nothing to odd..
nothing to go wrong. It is complete and ready to u|e
when you buy it. FLATLUX is a genuine Oil Paint. 1
not a water-thinned coating. FLATLUX is Identically
Matched in color with SATIN-LUX Semi-Gloss and
GLOS-LUX High Gloss.
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C. A. BIERY, Editor
Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio,
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Printing Co.
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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.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Deerhake and
son Don visited Sunday at the home
of Mrs. Louis Deerhake in St. Marys.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Suter and
family of Pandora visited at the Amos
Suter home on Mound street, Sunday.
Miss Sarah Amstutz spent several
days with Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Chid
ester and family near Lafayette the
past week.
Mr. and Mrs. James Steiner and
Mr. and Mrs. Leland Badertscher
spent the week end at Gallipolis, Ohio
and Ripley, W. Va.
Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Studler of
Ft. Wayne were recent visitors at the
home of their aunt, Mrs. Paul Studler
of South Jackson street.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Deerhake and
son spent the past week on a motor
trip to the Smoky mountains, Wash
ington and points of interest enroute.
Mrs. Sadie Romine and Mr. and
Mrs. Phil Romine and family of New
ark were Sunday guests at the home
of Mrs. Albert Benroth of North
Main street.
Kool-vent, ventilated aluminum
awnings, baked on enamel finish in
two tone color. James Balmer, sales
rep., 123% S. Main, Bluffton. Phone
Mr. and Mrs. Leland Badertscher
and son entertained the past week
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Wimpy and son
Billy of Chattanooga, Tenn. Wimpy
and Badertscher were buddies while
in army service stationed at Eglin
Field, Fla.
Mr. and Mrs. Cleon Henry and
family of Covington and Miss Mar
garet Groman who has been visiting
at the Henry home attended the Gro
man reunion at Jackson grange near
Arlington, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Urich and
daughter Susan expect to return home
the last of this week after a two
weeks visit with their parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. L. Urich and Mr. and
Mrs. P. P. Badertscher.
Mr. and Mrs. Philip Marquart and
daughter Bonnie, Mr. and Mrs. E. M.
Balmer of Fostoria and Mrs. Balmer’s
aunt and niece of Middletown spent
Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs.
John Marquart and family.
Mr. and Mrs. John Zimmerman and
son Freddie, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Smith
of Belvidere, Tenn., visited at the
home of Mrs. Adolph Badertscher and
son Milton and Mr. and Mrs. Maynard
Geiger the first of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. John Marquart and
family spent Sunday evening with
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Gtssman and
family of near Ada. Mr. and Mrs.
Gossman and family returned from
a motor trip to California, Saturday.
Misses Carol Jean and Shirley Ann
Frantz of Mt. Cory and Karen Rae
and Joyce Zimmerman of Richland
Center were Sunday dinner guests of
Denise Badertscher. Afternoon callers
were Mrs. Dwight Frantz and Mrs.
Wayne Zimmerman and son Gary.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Wiebe and
daughter Judith Ann of Willard visit
ed Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Stettler and
attended the picnic reunion of the
Bluffton high school class of 1923
held on the College campus, Sunday.
Mrs. Wiebe is a member of the class.
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. Walter Oberton and
son Paul of Bicknell, Ind., are guests
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Miller of Geiger street. Mr. and Mrs.
Cregg Barton and daughter Carol of
Dayton were visitors at the Miller
home Sunday.
Callers at the P. P. Badertscher
home, Sunday were Don Badertscher
enroute to San Francisco and Mr.
and Mrs. Paul Smith and daughters
of Vanlue. Supper guests were Mr.
and Mrs. Harvey Badertscher and
family and Mr. and Mrs. Adrian
Golden of Lima.
Mr. and Mrs. Leland Badertscher
and son Roger Keith entertained
Thursday evening Mr. and Mrs. Floyd
Wimpy and son Billy of Chattanooga,
Tenn., Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Mont
gomery and daughter Anna Louise,
Mr. and Mrs. James Steiner and Al
len Scoles. Refreshments of ice cream,
cake aiidl watermelon were served.
and Mrs. Ivan Geiger and
family o| Newton, Mass., a Boston
suburb aye expected here this Wed
nesday for a week’s visit with Mrs.
Geiger’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A.
Thompson of Spring street. Mr.
Geiger is director of physical educa
tion of Massachusetts Institute of
Technology in Boston.
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
Mrs. W. F. Tutzi of Cherry street
has returned to her home here after
spending several weeks at the home
of her daughter, Mrs. N. R. Edwards
in Delphos. Mrs. Edwards, who re
turned here with her mother, visited
over the week end at the home of
her brother in law and sister, Mr.
and Mrs. Leland Diller and family of
Cherry street. I
Fresh cut gladioli in all colors.
Herr’s Flowers, 123 S. Lawn Aire.
Amstutz cannery opera Mon
day through Friday unt
L. R. Bauman and son TBQ par•ere«i
the United Brethren
Kiefersville last week.
Mrs. Albert Lecky and son A it red
of Findlay spent Sunda
Edgar Root home here.
Mrs. Ethel Magee and Mrs. May
Steinman are spending a
cation in northern Michiga
week’s a-
Brooks Root of Bluffton and A Ibert
Lecky, Jr., of Findlay are in a nlotor
trip through the New
Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Day of
Cleveland spent Sunday- with his
mother, Mrs. Margaret Da:
y of SFirinc
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Garner of Trnedo
visited last week at the home:s of
Mr. and Mrs. James F.
Mr. and Mrs. Cliff West.
West and
Robert West of Cleveland spent
the weekend at the home of his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cliff West of
South Lawn avenue.
Basinger ambulance removal—Dr.
N. S. Hilty from Lima Memorial
hospital 'to the home of his son Ray
Hilty, West Kibler street.
Dr. W. E. Diller and family of
Rawson are on a meek’s motor trip
to Allentown, Pa., to visit Mrs.
Diller’s mother and sisters.
Now is the time to order next
spring’s gladioli bulbs. See many
varieties in bloom for the next three
weeks. Herr’s Flowers, 123 S. Lawn
Ave. 19
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Lauby and
family of South Jackson street re
turned Tuesday from a three months’
motor trip to California.
Car of hard coal, chestnut size,
here in September. Phone orders
now. H. W. Stager, office phone
265-Y residence phone 354-W.
Mrs. Esther Hochstettler, Mrs.
Lesta Simmons and Misses Bernice
Zimmern an and Lorena Hochstettler
spent the week end with Miss Helen
Basinger of Zion, Ill.
Patrons and friends of the Black
school reunion will hold a social
Wednesday night, Aug. 25 in the
school at intersection of Routes 69
and 103, beginning at 6 p. m.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hahn of West
Elm street entertained at dinner
Friday night, Mr. and Mrs. H. W.
Struble of Hanna, Alberta, Canada
and Mrs. M. M. Kibler of this place.
Mrs. Struble is a cousin of Mr. Hahn.
Mr. and Mrs. Gayion Thomas and
family of Colorado Springs, former
Bluffton residents are here to attend
funeral services of his father, Harry
Thomas of Cherry street. Services
will be held Thursday afternoon at
the Church of Christ in McComb fol
lowed by burial at Leipsic
Mrs. Laura Gratz of South Jackson
street is spending two weeks with
relatives at Donnellson, Iowa. She
left for Iowa, accompanying Mr. and
Mrs. M. B. Hoppe and daughters
Dorothy and Violet who returned to
their home in Orovada, Nevada, after
visiting at the home of Mrs. Gratz
Thermoseal, all aluminum combina
tion storm windows, with self storing
aluminum screen also wood windows
and combination storm doors. James
Balmer, sales rep., 1231-6 S. Main,
Bluffton. Phone 309-Y.
Mrs. Catherine Schifferly of
Monroeville, Ind., was a weekend
from the Shawnee Boy Scout camp
at Defiance where for the fourth
summer he was instructor in natural
history. He will resume his studies
next month at Ohio State university
where he is a senior.
Miss Doris Diller, nurse at Johns
Hopkins hospital, Baltimore, left
Friday for a month’s vacation in
Europe, going on the Queen Eliza
beth and returning on the Queen
Mary. She is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Diller of North
Jackson street.
Mrs. Beula Temple Wild of
Houston, Texas, former Bluffton
resident, visit(?d friends here last
Thursday. Mi•s. Wild, head of the
health council of the Houston Com
munity Chest and Council, stopped
here enroute on a motor trip to
Mrs. H. D. Raid and daughter
Elizabeth Ann have returned from
Iowa after a two months’ stay with
Mrs. Raid’s mother in Donnellson.
They have taken up residence in the
Hirschy house apartment on the Col
lege campus. Mr. Raid, a member of
the Bluffton college faculty who is
doing graduate work at Ohio State
university, Columbus, will join his
family here September 4.
Mrs. Ella McHenry of North Main
street and Mrs. Blanche Roberts of
Col. Grove returned home Friday
after visiting the past week with her
daughters Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rush
er and daughter Betty at Berea, Mr.
and Mrs. Ed Arnold and family at
Mansfield and her grandson Johnny
Schmidt at the home of his aunt,
Mrs. Emery Rostofer near DeGraff.
Mrs. Ed Arnold also spent Thursday
at the Rostofer home and returned to
her home, Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilhelm Amstutz
spent the weekend in Chicago visit
ing Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bechtolt
and family. Mrs. Bechtolt is the
former Helen Dornblazer, former
teacher in the Bluffton schools. On
their return they stopped at the
home of their daughter, Mrs. Melvin
Yoder, Jr., of Goshen, Ind. Mrs.
Yoder and two daughters Marsha
Ann and Diane Lynn accompanied
her parents to Bluffton for a week’s
In Memoriam
Tis a place of wondrous beauty
Where he knows no grief or fear
And where God Himself in tenderness
Shall wipe away all tears.
We rejoice today in knowing
That our loved one has found peace,
In the land of God’s tomorrow
Where His blessings never cease.
Sadly missed by his family.
Miss Lillian Reehling has left for
Kendallville, Ind., where she will
reside in a Lutheran church home.
Mrs. Myrtle Feagler of Auburn,
Ind., spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Irvin Long of Garau street.
Jas. A. Gallant of Orange township
is enjoying a two weeks vacation at
Winona lake, Ind.
Ice cream social by Pleasant Hill
W. S. C. S. at Paulding Center
community house, Friday night,
Aug. 27. 19
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Muller of
Columbus spent Sunday with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Steiner
of Poplar street.
Mrs. Eva Kohli will leave Friday
for Baltimore to assist in the care of
the daughter born to her son Elbert
Kohli and wife last Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Zehrbaeh at
tended funeral services of her uncle,
Henry' Fuhrman in Decatur, Ind.,
Mrs. Edith Mann has returned
from Atlanta, Ga., from where she
accompanied her son, Maynard Mann
and family on a two months motor
trip to California and other western
Mrs. W. E. Diller of St. Louis,
former Bluffton resident, is visiting
friends here. She attended funeral
services held in Lima, Sunday for
Perry Driver, father of her daughter
in-law, Mrs. Sherwood Diller of Al
ameda, Calif.
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Ludwig of
Poplar street had as their guests,
Sunday: Mrs. Perry Donaldson of
North Baltimore and Mr. and Mrs.
Karl Cramer and son Arthur of
Detroit. Mrs. Donaldson is a sister
of Mrs. Ludwig and Mr. Kramer a
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Garrett of
Riley street entertained the following
relatives, Sunday: Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Baehler and daughters Carol
and Donna of Saunemin, 111., Mr. and
Mrs. Clifford Hargis and son Leslie
of Philadelphia Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
Shields and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Leh
man of Lima and Mrs. Alice Brobeck
of Bluffton.
Visitors at the Albert Balmer home
the past week were Mr. and Mrs.
Henry McCain of Roxana, III., Mr.
and Mrs. John Zimmerman, son Fred
and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Smith, Win
chester, Tenn. Mrs. Les Sorrels,
Lima Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Crib
ley, Ada Mr. and Mrs. John Everett,
Mrs. John Balmer and sons Maurice
and Roddy.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Snyder who at
tended the Mennonite conference at
Newton, Kansas, spent the weekend
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cal
vin Steiner of Poplar street. Mr.
and Mrs. Snyder left the first of the
week for their home in Akron, Pa.,
accompanied by their little daughter
Margaret Joan who was at the home
of the grandparents here while her
parents were in Kansas.
Wanted—Play pen and baby stroll
er. Kenneth Luginbuhl, phqne 132-W.
For sale—1946 Ford one ton pickup.
Conaway’s Sohio Service station.
For sale—Gas kitchen range all
porcelain, good condition. Priced for
immediate sale. Swank’s Berber Shop.
For sale—Used Perfection range
with built-in oven, gooc| condition.
Basinger’s furniture stone.
For sale—Good cooking/ and baking
apples. Steiner Fruit farm east of
town. Call after 5 p. ml
Wanted—Baby bed find nursery'
chair. I’hone 206-W. I
For sale—Zenith 9ftube console
radio, walnut finish. Ed Chamberlain.
For sale—7 room Estate oil heater,
almost new. Will /sacrifice. Ed
For sale—John fleeie 2-wheel trail
er, good tires. Ed Cnamberlain.
For sale—Golden Evergreen sweet
corn for canning an« drying. Myron
Motter, S. Main St/ Bluffton phone.
Lost—In vicinity /of Beaverdam, 7
months old pointed pup, dark liver
and light body, all/liver head, wear
ing leather collar/ Reward. Notify
Dixie-Lincoln restaurant, Beaverdam.
For sale—Purpfe wool dress size
9, pair brown wool slacks brown
jodphers size 24/ and 26 4 wool
skirts size 24 and 25 waists also
sweaters and bloises. 150 Cherry St.
Phone 472-Y. I
For sale—Mai/ble slab 19 by 48
inches §2. Phone 115-W.
For sale—Extension ladders 32
and 40 ft., alio extension plank
dining room suite consisting of table
6 chairs and buffet basement cup
board white extension table and 3
chairs. E. J. Shady, phone 559-W.
For sale—Goat milk. Phone 182
Wanted—Young man for office
work. Apply at Woodcock Station,
Central Ohio Light & Power Co.,
Wanted—-Young married men desir
ing steady employment. Apply in
person. Wise Aljied Products, Ada,
Ohio. 19
Wanted—To r^nt a house in Mt.
Cory school district. Bluffton phone
Wanted—22 inch and 28 inch
threshing machine separator with all
steel frame coifn binders with bundle
carriers and side rakes also draft
horses any age. Amos Thut, phone
453-W* Z '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,
Ohio. 22
Fully automatic Crise heat controls
§16.50, complete. H. W. Stager, of
fice phone 2fi5-Y residence phone
354-W. tf
Wanted—To rent 2-bedroom house
anywhere in Bluffton. W’rite: Box
D, Bluffton News, Bluffton, Ohio, tf
Iridite steel combination storm
windows with bronze screens electro
zinc coated, chemically treated with
tridtte, finished fescote baked on at
350° F. Sales representative: James
Balmer, 123% S. Main St., Bluffton,
Ohio. Phone 309-Y. Also aluminum
and Thermoseal windows and doors.
Beef sold by the quarter also pork
half or whole for your locker or
home freezer. A to Z Market. tf
Highest prices paid for scrap iron.
See me before you sell. Will call for.
Bluffton Welding Shop, Dana Math
ewson, corner Riley’ and Spring
Sts. 21
Shoes repaired. Bring them in and
have Shirley Nonnamaker fix them
for you. All work guaranteed. Mur
ray Upholstering shop, Thurman St.
Bluffton phone.
Furniture repairing and upholster
ing of all kinds. Make your old
furnishings look like new at a worth
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
Bluffton. 19
For sale—Cobbler potatoes. Harley
Diller, 1 mile north of town. 21
For sale—Three purebred Duroc
male pigs 5 months old. Eligible to
register. Wm. Amstutz on Follet farm.
For sale—Coal heating stove, good
appearance and good heater. Reason
ably' priced. Phone 479-R.
For sale—Nice cobbler potatoes
1 he, 2c and 3c per pound at the farm.
Bring sacks. Arthur Miller, 2 miles
southwest of Bluffton.
For sale—Two burner Hotplate,
good as new. Call phone 339-R.
For sale—5 room home, especially
priced if sold this week §2,900. Chas.
Joseph, 110 Washington St.
For sale•—2 bottom 12 inch John
Deere plov,s 40 series, good condition.
Ralph Woodhead, Bluffton Rpute 2.
Phone 528"0
For sale1—Young Leghorn Fryers
also ))ickh?s. Melvin Dudgeon.
For —Twin window frame with
30 by QQ 1 nch glass also storm sash
for same. Bluffton phone 501-R.
saie—Curtis Wright 16 ft. all
trailer with bottled gas,
ice refrigerator, plenty’ of
hio Station, N. Main St., Bluff
For sale—Medium size Estate Heat
rola, good condition. Edgar Cook, 240
N. Sprinii
For sale—8(M
corn 2 yrs. old.
and 1 mile e
wool SIlit,
all size 11 and
able. ^8.11 pho
Carr, phone
bushels good yellow
Jasinger, 1 mile south
st of Vaughnsville.
wool dress and plaid
rain coat for school,
2 price very reason
le 309-Y.
•king apples. W. G.
e-I‘icher certified in
th mineral wool in
ames Balmer, sales
For an Eag
sulatior job w
sulation see
rep., 123 io S.
Phone 309-Y.
For sale—Se
house at 361
sion Stspt. 1.
For sale—Mi
immediate poss
street. Phone
For saS
with garage a
Inquire at resi
light plant. Nc
required. See
For rent—|
and living roq
leges if desi
Cherry St.
For sale—K|
condition alsc
Good, 124 Lav
Main St., Bluffton.
'en room all modern
rest El nr- St. Posses
?has. Wells.
dern 6 room house
L'ssion. 114 E. Elm
203-T. 19
idem 6 room house
222 N. Lawn Ave.
man at municipal
experience or license
John Swisher, Supt.
Combination sleeping
n with kitchen privi
■ed for couple. 316
lamazoo range in good
tin can sealer. Edw.
n Ave.
For sale—T -icycle in good condi
tion. Phone 5 C9-G.
For sale—|hree summer dresses
black jersey, size 13 and 14 all in
good condition. Mrs. Kenneth Wink
ler, phone 382-R.
For sale—Yellow hybrid sweet
com now ready. John A. Warren,
phone 526-Y.
Crisp, firm, best quality
gladioli, fresh cut daily.
All colors.
Give gladioli to the sick,
shut-ins, aged and on
special occasions as wed
dings, anniversaries, fun
erals or as home decora
“Herr’s Flowers for Her”
Herr’s Flowers
123 S. Lawn Ave., Bluffton
Have your old living
room suite or chairs re
covered and rebuilt to be
like new at half less in
price than new' furniture.
Large selection of fabrics
in Friezes, Mohair, Velour,
Tapestry, Damask, Bro
catelle, Matelesse and
leatherette or plastic. Our
show room is open six
days and evenings till nine
o’clock for your conven
ience.' No Sunday busi
ness. Free pickup and
delivery service.
Furniture Factory
Spencerville, Ohio
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
dry soap.
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 7f
Keep It Handy........
A. Hauenstein & Son
The Comer Drug Store
4 A
CJ/i ‘‘di
Basinger’s Furniture Store
Forty-five years of Dependable
Out of Balance
ALL property values
are high—the law of supply
and demand is worthing. It
affects your home and con
tents. Fire may bring you
a greater loss than you
realize unless you increase
the fire insurance on your
home to cover its greater
value. Talk it o|er with
Leland Diller, Insurance
Phones 295-W
S. Main Street

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