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THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
Tang of fall iu the air these
mornings—and on starlit nights you
can spot the rising of Sirius the dog
star, sure sign that fall’s near as
the katydids are proclaiming night
ly,—only two full weeks until Labor
day—and mothers busy getting the
small fry ready for school—which
reminds us that there are a lot of
reverberations about the move to dis-1 the ball game in Cleveland, Satur
card the Grade school beH lot I day, when the Indians play Chicago,
of the oldtimers want it kept as al It all started when 16 teen agers
relic—never realized that so much I qualified for a free trip to the game
sentiment could attach to a school as winners in a ba:
bell which when we were young sum
moned us to classes which made us
taken off a lot of
bell with an aura
as one correspondent put it, the cidentally
bell was sort of a symbol of oneness I selves.
—if you were rich or poor, clean or I loads are planning to take
dirty, bright or otherwise, the ring-1 day morning.
ing of the bell was for you and I
they’re doing a lot of re-sodding on I Friday the 13th—it has
Harmon field in preparation for the I gone as it does
football preview next month and I the coincidence
Coach Lowry starting high school I calendar.
grid practice next Monday and I day that has come to the ears of
they say that Beaverburg, Bluffton I this column concerned the eyeglasses
college’s trailer camp for married I of Paul Stauffer of West Kibler
couples will be bigger than ever—I street which were ruined when he
colleges change just like everything I ran over them while mowing
else—remember when a baby buggy I lawn where he had lain the
on the campus was a curiosity I minutes before and although it John V
and there’s the last rounds of picnics may be considered an ill omen to Two
and family reunions
w’eddings hurrying on before August found the journey pl
bows off the stage.
den on North Jackson
become quite tame
Anderson out at Jesse’j 'range I fore enteri
several! The dog
Bluffton’s oldest i
froin Bluffton airport the other daj
and saw the town aiid coiuntrysidi
n the air—and enjJoyed it great
L,ooks like it will be Blufftoi
Presbyterian Sunday school day a
required six months regular attend
ance at Sunday school or its equiv-
the years have|alent. With the youngsters
the edge of anyliastic about the trip,
have invested the I older ball fans became
of vanished days providing transportation
seeing the game
At last reports
ful this fall—which
relieve the high-cost
At any rate the wild rabbit popula-1 by bus Friday to spend the week end I Belvidere, Tenn,
tion here in town appears to be do-1 with Miss Helen Basinger in Zion, I Those present
ing right well—Wilbur Potee, city! HL They had breakfast in Ohio,INiswander, Mrs.
mail carrier sighted a mother rabbit I luncheon in Indiana and Illinois and I Mr.
and four little ones gamboling on thela picnic supper with their hostess, I Mrs.
College avenue tennis courts across! Miss Basinger at Petrified Springs! McCain
from Harmon field the other day ..I in Wisconsin,
and they say that a rabbit family
domiciled in Charlie Dillman’s gar-
and summer I start a trip on that day, four women I wander and Mrs. Lydia Badertscher
living of a
I thing but monotonous. They were I family of eight.
I Mrs. Esther Hochstettler, Misses I The occasion was in
will be plenti-l Bernice Zimmerman and Lorena I other sister’s family
may help to Hochstettler all of Bluffton and Mrs. [Leichty who formerly lived here and
the weekend from
meat problem.! Lesta Simmons of Stryker who left I visited here over
to Berlin, Germany.
will be a get-together of
Madison, West Virginia and A.I
I Dad Lehman meet at the Northern|
Baptist convention this week.
I man, formerly of the Bluffton college
I conservatory is director of music at
I Rochester-Colgate Baptist seminary
I at Rochester, N. Y. The Baptists
I have a tract of more than 1,000 acres
I around Green Lake where they have
I developed extensive facilities for
stopped here over the week
is directing the music.
Current interest centering around
proposed removal of the Grade school
bell has brought out the fact that
any old records—if any there were—
st and there is no official
ir as we have been able
to the date of installa
bell—or for that matter
the year of erection of the grade
to learn, a:
tion of th
on relative to the bell
Edgar Hauenstein, Bluff
icist, who recalls that the
■e he entered the first
vent with his father, the
w Hauenstein, a member
ol board to see the new
was still uncrated at the
school building. That, he says
ars ago. The bell replaced
bell, disposition of which is
of the s
the older portion facing Jackson I
street was built in 1875-76 according
to Dode Murray who recalls that
building operations were under way
when he started to school. The
the Grade school building,
“new” brick building
former frame building
stands on North Main
I establishments of Wm.
and Russell Tripplehom.
small with long
Visit his brother Esmond!
to Wisconsin where Dad
Mrs. Ray Guider received a news
paper clipping this week from Mrs.
Raymond Bame, former Blufftonite
now in California, showing a picture
of that crate of vegetables sent us
I by the Van Nuys Chamber of Com
merce after we printed a tourist’s
comment to the effect that some of
I The picture does full justice to the
I foodstuffs which we found to be of
I excellent quality.
wharn’t so good.
Those Pomeranian dogs the Leland!
Sechlers have at their home in!
Orange township aren’t much fori
size—but as a burglar alarm they’re!
tops. They set up such a bedlam of!
noise at the approach of a stranger, I
are intelligent and vivacious. Colors
are black, white and brown, the
Sechlers’ dogs being the latter color.
Racing to the Auglaize county fair
’by which Iat Wapakoneta with a certificate of
so that a horse could enter
cost Arthur Swank
pled guilty to a
in Lima municipal
a trotting event,
sters enthus-1 Orange township
Rome of the I when he
interested in|speeding charge
nine car-|w^*c^ be recently sold was scheduled
off Satur-1compete in one of the track events
jn_| court last Thursday.
Swank explained that a race horse
which he recently
I at the fair Thursday night and he
I had forgotten to give the buyer a
come and I certificate of eligibility. He was
ften when I hurrying to the track with the
bobs up on thelpapers "hen he was picked up by
Biggest casualty of thelthe motor cops.
And the Henry Hubers back from|Harshe and K™ndson Bobby, Mr. and
a two weeks’ sightseeing trip bylMrs- Ray Akerman, Albert Kohler,
plane in Alaska. They say the!
w’eather is about as it was here!
mornings and evenings the past week|
—from 50 to 70 degrees. They were|
surprised to see so many Ohio people!
touring Alaska, including Dr. West-|
phal of Findlay and others from!
Bellevue and Newark. Their air route
was from Chicago, via Minneapolis!
and Seattle. It’s a 22 hour trip from|
Chicago to Fairbanks, Alaska—71
hours from Seattle. At Seattle they!
saw planes being loaded to fly food| *enn
A family gathering and basket
the I dinner were enjoyed at Ada Park,
a few Sunday’ by’ descendants of the late
and Rachael Kohler.
daughters Mrs. Sarah Nis-
ant and any-1 are the only children
honor of an
were: Mrs. Sarah
and Mrs. Lee Coon, Mr.
Albert Balmer, Mr. and
and son Jimmy, Mr.
Mrs. Frederick Criblez, Mr. and
Jacob Hawk, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Badertscher,
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Badertscher,
daughter Norma and son Wayne,
Chester Stauffer, Mr. and Mrs. Bur
dell Huber and daughters Anita and
Leola, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Huber
Dale, Mrs. Clara Niswander,
Mr. and Mrs. Esmond
Milton Badertscher and the
honored guests, Mr. and Mrs. John
Zimmerman and son Fred and Mr.
and Mrs. Paul Smith of Belvidere,
Dell Ellis, whose place of residence and
I mailing address is Box No. PMB 6443-H.
former ___ ___
Wisconsin when the Arch Griffiths! divoroe. rertoreflion'to mriden22_.i__
_____________ r, iil Springfield. Missouri is hereby notified that
at Green lake,!
Donna Jean Ellis has filed her petition
2’____ __'__ __
I name and all proper relief, or, the grounds
name and all proper relief, on Yhe grounds
of groes neglect of duty and extreme cruelty
-r. ., I and that you are now imprisoned in a peni-
tentiary under sentence theretoj in Case No.
I 383154 in the Court of Common Pleas of
I Allen County. Ohio. Said causd may be heard
I *nd decided after the expiration of six weeks
I from the first publication of this notice.
Donna Jean HIHs. Plaintiff,
,C' Miller, HeJ Attorney, 504
I Citizens Bldgr., Lima, Ohio. 20
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Grinders, Ityyo Lamps,
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Call 350-R or drop me a
180 Kibler St. 5
I, the undersigned will offer at Public Auction at my home in
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Friday, August 20/1948
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