We know the silver and crystal will shine,
the turkey taste tops, the friends and family
gathered around beam just with the joy of
being together again. But wouldn’t the feast
take oo even greater meaning if flowers
glowed in the cegter of the table?
Stop and see our magnificent Thanksgiving
flowers. Whether you prefer them in a table
arrangement, bouquet, corsage, we'll take
pride in filling your order promptly.
109 Grove St.
Phone 404-W Phone 129-A
For Better Building Purposes
BRIKCRETE and DUNBRIK
In wide variety of Fast Colors
CONCRETE DRAIN TILE
In 4-5-6-8-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
Highest Market Price for
Poultry and Eggs
Country Route Service—a phone call
brings our truck to your door.
Lawn & Elm Streets Bluffton, Ohio
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REO SALES AND SERVICE
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Sidney’s Drug Shop
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
Thanksgiving—it’s an American
institution—as American as apple
pie and hot dogs—it has a flavor
all its own and the rest of the
world doesn’t understand it—just as
the rest of the world is mystified
by all the whing-dings of our po
litical campaigns that look like a
red-hot feudin’ and shootin’ affair! Luke Myers, oldtime fiddlers who
the day before election and are gone! were known far and wide as the
and forgotten the day after I hot musicmakers of those days and
Thanksgiving always has been some-| five floor managers circulated thru
thing distinctive and different evferl the crowd of dancers to see that
since the old Pilgrim fathers should-1 things kept running smoothly—they
ered whatever they used for Win-1 were Hi Waltz, W. H. Rockwell, A.
chesters and started America’s first I J. Young, John Bentley and Dave
hunting season we’ve gone al Franks.
long way since that time—perhaps I A most pretentious occasion it
receiving more than we deserve... I was—not were all of Bluffton’s top
we can’t help but feel there’s some-1 flight socialites there, but they came
thing of irony in a situation when I from neighboring towns by horse
we must make the weighty decision I an^ buggy. The committee on invi
whether it will be turkey or chicken, I tations included Jacob Fleck of
or perhaps ham for Thanksgiving! Findlay Leroy Woods, Rawson
dinner when most of the world would! John Bentley, Ada Harry Boyer,
be grateful for a crust of bread ... I Columbus Grove Leonard Ward,
anyway, better be thankful you’re I Beaverdam Wes Reader, Cairo, and
living in a land likte this—and re-1 Sam Foltz, Ottawa.
member that a lot of liberties which I Dancing started early and con
we forget to be thankful for would I tinned until late—24 numbers there
be esteemed as priceless by other I were, with an intermission midway
peoples who don’t have them I for supper at Bluffton’s nearby Na
and congratulations to the Howard I tional hotel. Dances for the evening
Stagers who will celebrate their I included quadrille, shottische, var
silver wedding anniversary next I souvienne, opera reel, mazurka, fire
week on Wednesday their home onlman’s dance, monnie musk and polka,
the banks of the Riley on Cemetery!
road is one of Bluffton’s picturesque! Cramer’s hall, scene of the affair
spots football season bowing I was early Bluffton’s operff house
out with college and high school I transformed into a ballroom simply
squads guests at a dinner in the I by stacking the benches on the
high school gym, Tuesday night—a I stage and around the walls. No
big crowd there to wish the boys I doping floor in playhouses in those
best of luck winter recreation I days the benches were of graduat
and sports under way with basket-1 heights, each row being higher
ball teams swinging into action and I than the one in front. The back
amateurs getting a lot of fun out I rows were so high off the floor that
of the community recreation pro-1 it required considerable agility to
gram and Christmas shopping I climb up to the seats,
started with retail shops featuring!
gift suggestions and displays I C. J. Willard, Professor of
all of which is a pointed reminder I Agronomy at Ohio State University,
that it’s time to start that early I reports that the annual British and
Christmas shopping we’ve been plan-1 Wales wheat yield wall average
ning—fact is, one of our New Year’s I slightly over one ton per acre, while
resolutions was to do Christmas I the Ohio yield will average 1250
shopping early. [pounds. Oats in Britain and Wales
will average 1800 pounds in yield per
Another deer—or was it the same I acre, while in Ohio it will be around
one that was sighted a couple of 11120 pounds. However, he said no
weeks ago near Mt. Blanchard?— I British crop will provide as many
was sighted by Elam Suter on his I total digestible nutrients per acre of
farm north of Pandora. Only this I farm crop for livestock feeding as
time it was not one, but two deer I an average Ohio farm’s corn crop.
I which he saw scampering across an
field and disappear into the
And speaking of hunting—Post-1
master Ed Reichenbach almost lost I
a pheasant dinner last week when I
the bird which he threw in the I
trunk of his car, presumably dead, I
I was merely stunned and was found I
I to be very much alive when the I
I trunk was opened after arriving I
I back in town. With the help of I
I Rural Mail Carrier Wood row Little, I
I Postmaster Ed managed to subdue I
I the bird, albeit suffering casualties I
I to the extent of a number of deep I
I A family reunion at Mrs. B. D.l
I Smucker’s, South Lawn avenue, this I
Wednesday night when all of her I
four sons will be home for the first!
time since before the war. Present I
will be Orden, instructor at Michi-1
gan State college, East Lansing, I
together with his wife and family
I Carl, Bluffton college instructor,!
wife and family Don, instructor ini
a Chicago Theological seminary,!
with wife and family and Bert, re-1
cently returned from two and a half!
I years of relief work in Europe. I
She’s an accomplished ballet dan
cer, that chic Bluffton college fresh
man co-ed, Diana Dias, a native
Porto Rican who later lived in New
York. It was at the latter place
that she studied ballet dancing at
Carnegie hall with some of the city’s
top flight instructors. She appeared
in several numbers last Saturday
on a program at the Lima Y. W.
C. A. Diana was attracted to Bluff-
ton college by her brother who was
a student here last year.
And speaking of Thanksgiving, it
was a grand affair, that gala
Thanksgiving ball they had in Bluff
ton 71 years ago, as disclosed by a
program yellowed with age which
came to our desk the other day.
The date was Thursday evening,
November 29, 1877 and the place
was Cramer’s hall on the second
floor of what is now the glove fac
tory building on North Main street.
Music was furnished by Ed and
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LARQI WALNUTS OR
As executrix of the estate of the
late Dr. M. R. Bixel, it is my duty
to collect all accounts which were un
paid at the time of his death. All
persons knowing themselves to have
been indebted to Dr. Bixel at the
time of his death are urgently re
quested to call at my residence at
118 E. Cherry street and pay the
same without further delay.
Hallie M.‘ Bixel
Executrix of the Estate of
Dr. M. R. Bixel, deceased.
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Offers Friendly Service
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Summer or Winter
Here is a convenient and economical service for
those who have home freezers or lockers.
AH slaughtering done in our city inspected quart
ers—everything prepared ready for freezing.
Ask us about this service which is available to
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