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THURSDAY. AUG. 26. 1948
Rockport Mrs. Helen Pilgrim and sons Charles and Frank of Sterling, Ill., spent last Tuesday with Miss Edythe Cupp enroute home from a trip to Washington, D. C. Mrs. Pilgrim and Miss Cupp were former teachers in a mission school, Wasatch Academy in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. Carpenters have started work on a covered barnyard at the D. C. Campbell farm. Mrs. Howard Johnson and little son “Billy” were brought from Lima Memorial hospital to their home here last Wednesday. Rev. and Mrs. E. N. Bigelow and family who have bt vacationing at a lake near Backus, Minn., the past four weeks, plan to return the latter part of the week and regular services will be held at the local Presbyterian church, Sunday, Aug. 29. Mrs. Wade Knight and daughter Diane and Mrs. Carl Van Meter of Findlay were Friday afternoon guests of Mr. and Mrs. Glen May berry and daughter Rose Leigh. Mrs. Roscoe Aiderman and son James and Warren arrived here last Meat makes! the meal better— include meat in you menu. SWANK BROS. Fresh and Salt Meats For Convenience and Time Saving— Your Clothes Washed and Dried— Washed per load.. 35c Dried per load ... 30c Open 8 a. an. to 5:30 p. m. daily Closed Thursday afternoons. 107 S. Main Street Bluffton, Ohio Friday to be a guest of her mother Mrs. Walter Cupp and family. Richard Cupp of Columbus also spent several days of his vacation here. Mr. and Mrs. Don Augsburger, son Gene and daughter Mrs. Helen Mu rend and her little son Ronnie all of Williamsport, Pa., and Eddie Augs burger of Ft. Wayne, Ind., were dinner and overnight guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Mar shall, Friday. Miss Rebecca Marshall and her friends returned the latter part of the week from an extensive, tour of the west, visiting the Canadian Rockies, points of interest on the Pacific Coast and the Grand Canyon. Mrs. W’alter Cupp and daughter Marjorie of this place, Mrs. Roscoe Aiderman of Warren and Richard Cupp of Columbus were in Ft. Wayne, Ind., Sunday for the wed ding of Mrs. Cupp’s nephew Galen Lehman of New London, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Leh man. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Marshall and Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Marshall were in Woodville Sunday to attend the Northwestern Ohio Alpha Zeta picnic. Offers Friendly Service Buyers of Cream, Eggs and Poultry ROUTE SERVICE CLAYTON HARKNESS, Mgr. 322 N. Main Street Bluffton Phone 284-W HRNNR I xUtroi nomd Waitermire’s Your Friendly Store Mr. and Mrs. Delmer Smith of Cleveland spent the weekend in the home of th latter’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Cupp. Thir children Kent and Jeannine who have been visiting their grandparents the past week re tumd to Cleveland with them Sun day afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Mayberry former residents of this place, will celebrate their Golden Wedding an niversary Sunday at thir home in Columbus Grove. They were married in the Presbyterian manse in Bluff ton by Rev. Derr, Aug. 30, 1898. They have twin sons Guy and Glen Mayberry who reside in this com munity and a daughter Mrs. Charles Jones of Findlay. Open house will be held Sunday afternoon from 2-5 and from 7-9 in the evening to receive relatives and friends. All signs point toward a need for additional farm storage space for corn following the 1948 harvest. Shag mats and Chenille Bedspreads fluffy like new. Family washes dohe in a hurry. THE WASHETTE FARMERS PRODUCE Bluffton Ohio 'J V wr Seek To Enlarge Size Of School District (Concluded from page 1) in which enrollment is outgrowing building capacity. Ask Transfers In the proposal submitted by Supt. Lanham, Richland township area now in the Beaverdam and Riley township school districts would send grade and high school students to Bluffton. High school students in Beaverdam also would transfer to the Bluffton school, but Beaverdam would continue to operate a grade school. Three areas in Northern Richland township, now in the Riley township district, for which transfer to Bluff ton is sought are Sections 31, 32 and 33. Those portions of the township now in the Beaverdam districts which Bluffton proposes to annex are Sections 17 through 20, and 27 through 34 in the southwest area of the township. All of Orange township now in the Mt. Cory and Rawson school districts also would be transferred to Bluffton should the proposal be ap proved. Seek Orange Twp. This would include all of the town ship except a portion one and one half miles wide in the south part of the territory now in the Ada school district. Bluffton once had a considerable high school enrollment from Orange township when the state board gave pupils a choice in the matter of at tending high school. However, about 12 years ago the rural schools of the township were abolished and the ter ritory was attached to Bluffton, Mt. Cory, Rawson and Ada districts. The re-districting program was the center of much controversy at the In the proposal a the state de partnlent, Supt. Lan!1am pointed out that Bluffton has apacity for 500 nielli school students and present en rollm ent of 2W. Grade school capa city 1icre is 350 and cnrollment 260. Also, he pointed out that the bonded debt on Bluffton’s present high schoo 1 school buildinj% will be retired in 1952. Mt. Cory—No Comment According to figures from the state department of education, Beavcrdam school, grades 7 to 12, inclusive, have an enrollment of 91 pupils Mt. Cory an enrollment of 130, and Bluffton, 227. Richard Severance, superintendent of Mt. Cory schools, declined com ment when informed of the Bluffton proposal to annex Orange township territory. He said the matter of territory transfer had not been con sidered by the Mt., Cory board of education. Although there has been some dis cussion of building an addition to the present Mt. Cory school, facilities there a¥e adequate to accommodate about 25 more pupils in grades 7 to 12, present enrollment of which is about 135, he said. Paul Stoodt, superintendent of the Beaverdam school said the matter of redistricting had not been con sidered by the board of education there and had no comment except to state that present facilities of the Beaverdam schools are adequate to accommodate about 50 additional students. Bodies Of Two More Soldier Heroes Home Bodies of two more Bluffton area war heroes are among 5,864 being returned from Europe on the trans port, Lawrence Victory, which dock ed Sunday in New York harbor. First Lieut. Gerald N. Faze, son of Floyd Faze and a grandson of the late Al Faze, of Bluffton, is one of the heroes whose body is expected to arrive in Allen county within the next week. His parents live at Route 5, Lima. Another from this district is Pfc. Melvin Hilty, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Hilty, Box 444, Pan dora. Both soldiers originally were inter red in military cemeteries in France. “Once burned, twice shy” seems to apply to farmers in the cornbelt where farm land prices have not yet reached the high point of values set in 1920. Cornbelt farm lands took a bigger percentage cut in value from their 1920 level than did land in other areas when the bottom dropped out after 1920. Farm purchases in 1948 are being financed by about half cash and half mortgage, which leaves land purchasers in many sec tions owing more than $100 an acre on farms bought. Radio and Electric Appliance Repairing Complete siHtpfms for House Wiring. Lighting Fixtures Radios Appliances Fishing Tackle. All at Money-saving Prices. Mumma Electric Shop Or! Mumma 122 North Main THE BLUFFTON NEWS. BLUFFTON, OHIO OXYDOL 3.3c VEL 31c & LAUNDRY SOAP 2 I9e bars PANTRY SAVINGS BUBSLEY COFFEE BEECHNCT COFFEE ANY FLAVOR Armours Corneil Beef Cwt Bite Wax Paper ■71 4b •I Ij IjIjIf I CHASE & SANBORN INSTANT COFFEE u 12 $1.09 Cliarmin Toilet Tissue Closed Thursday afternoon, Aug. 26 for Remodeling 3 K» 21c FROZEN FOODS BIRD’S EYE PEAS 29c PKG. U. S. NO. 1 GRADE POTATOES 49c Pk. SELF BLUFFTON SERVICE CITY MARKET NOTICE: We would like to make known to the people of Bluffton and vicinity our complete change over to a SELF-SERVICE MARKET. We are attempting to modernize our store in order to give our customers the best in service, quality and price. We have now also Self-Sene Refrigerated Vegetables and a Com plete Line of Frozen Foods. Come in and see us and take advantage of these many LOW PRICE SPECIALS’ WASH DAY BARGAINS Ikl? I I "k 33c bib 17 W IP la l\ I’ I 31c ROMAN CLEANSER Aval. 44c FROZEN FISH FROZEN CHICKEN FROSTED PEACHES 35c PKG. r»Oc POUND 54c POUND 53c 12 oz. Can box 25c 25c 3 Rolls JACK FROST DOMINO Confectioners Sugar 2 CRUSHED PINEAPPLE FRESH FRUITS VEGETABLES WATERMELON GUX,KD 39e Each SUNKIST ORANGES 2 “155c PAGE THREE jj..... ....J-mH DIZ 33c nn 1717 w 1111 Ki IS Ki IJ 31c THE NEW MIRACLE SOAP FAB 3.3c PURE SugarGRANULATED 25 LB. BAG $2.19 boxes 23c APPLE SAUCE 2 31c PKG. 19c 1 LB. PKGS. OUR VARIETY— Head Lettuce Celery Radishes Cauliflower Grapes Cantaloupe Peaches Apricots Bananas Tomatoes Etc.