We will be closed from February 19th to
March 9th inclusive.
NELSON TILE CO., Beaverdam, 0.
Jorg’s Better Bred Chicks
IN STOCK MARCH 2
500 AAA White Rocks, 3 weeks old
500 AAA New Hampshire Reds, 3 weeks old
400 AAA White Rocks, 10 days old
600 AAA White Leghorn Pullets, 1 week old
200 Red Cockerels, 3 days old
Phone 182-W Bluffton, Ohio
On All Safety Plate and Safety Sheet
Automobile Glass Installed While
Let Us Estimate Your Glass
Phone 259-Y 234
BODY AND FENDER REPAIRING
To Our Many Patrons and Friends
We are again open for business
even though our remodeling is not
over with. We are trying to give you
a new modern hardware with better
service and more satisfaction. Come
in and see the progress that is being
When you think of hardware—
Think of Us.
North Lawn Avenue
_______ in William Shakespeare's
Prices: Afternoon 75c
Students 50c at all times
RELEA SID THRU
Sir Laurence Olivier as he appears in “Henry V” showing
at the Carma Theatre, Bluffton, for one day limited engage
ment, Thursday, March 3rd. There will be a matinee at 2:30
and evening performances at 7:00 and 9 15 with special stu
The first film ever to be sponsored by The Theatre Guild.
“Henry V’’ has become the talk of the country as the first suc
cessful translation of Shakespeare into modern screen enter
It introduces a novel screen technique, restoring once
again meaning to the word “photoplay.”
Set as a play taking place on the stage of the famed
Globe Theatre in Shakespearean England, circa 1600, the “pho
tographed play” is a stage performance in celluloid until the
camera helps the mind to “piece out imperfections” and breaks
through the limitations of the playing platform to bring to the
screen the invasion of France, the exciting charge of the
Knights at Agincourt, the charming love scenes between Henry
and Princess Kate.
Olivier was knighted by the British court for his contribu
tion to theatre art, after directing, starring and producing
Time Magazine called “Henry V,” “the history making
event in the history of motion pictures, the perfect motion
The finest picture I have ever
een.” —Ent*"* O'Ntill
”A truly great picture., a mag*
A rare treat."
An unforgettable experience,'
Beautiful and atirring and mov
ng.” Robin E. Shtrwood
Moving the preacher country
style was accomplished last Fri
day by the congregation of the Riley
Creek Baptist church, southeast of
Assistance of church members en
abled Rev. 'C. H. Pummel, of St.
Marys, to move from that place to
the church parsonage in “one load
Herman Stager and Emanuel Bout
well with trucks, accompanied by
C. V. Jones, Wick Baker, William
Warren, Ralph Staffer, Fred Cribley,
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Olt and
family of Cairo, Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Amstutz, Jr- and son and John
Klingler -were Sunday dinner guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Amstutz and
Mr. and Mrs. Nolan Benroth and
family of Col. Grove were Sunday
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Follas and daughter Joan.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Marquart, Mr.
and Mrs. Philip Marquart and Mrs.
Charley Gossman spent last Wed
nesday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs.
Mr- and Mrs. Francis Basinger
and family, Amos Basinger and Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Gerber and fam
ily spent Sunday evening at the
Amos Gerber home.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Badertscher
and family, Mr. and Mrs. Russell
Schaublin and family and Barbara
Jane Boutwell were Sunday dinner
and supper guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Moser
spent Sunday evening with Mr. and
Mrs. Thurman Amstutz of Colum
Miss Joan Keeney of Richmond,
Ind., spent Monday with her sister,
Mrs. George Myers and family.
Mrs- Ernest Gratz is a surgical
patient in Memorial hospital, Lima.
She underwent an operation Mon
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Diller and
family and Mr. and Mrs. Reese Hu
ber spent Wednesday evening with
Mr. and Mrs. Donivan Montgomery
and daughter. Friday evening call
ers were Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Mont
gomery and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Amstutz, Jr.
and son are moving on a farm
southeast of Findlay this week and
Mr. and Mrs. John Marquart and
family are moving on the Gratz
farm vacated by Amstutz-
Mrs. J. I. Luginbuhl, Mrs. Clyde
Grant and son Carey called Wed
nesday afternoon on Mrs. Roy Pogue
and Mrs. Clyde Briggs and sons.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Moser and
Miss Ruth Diller of Col. Grove were
Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Warren Moser and son Doni
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Follas were
Monday dinner guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Basinger of Columbus
Mr and Mrs. Lee Amstutz and
Mr. and Mrs. Loren Basinger were
past week callers at the Wm. Am
Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Moser were
last Monday evening callers at the
Henry Green home. Tuesday even
ing callers were Mrs. Clair Leiber
and son Bob and Mrs. Russell Lei
ber and son Dwain.
Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Dailey, Mr.
and Mrs. Wm. Clouser and Mrs.
Harry Clouser attended a birthday
dinner Sunday of Mrs. P. F. Webb
and family of Celina.
Mr. and Mrs.' Ed Marquart, Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Gossman, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Clark spent Sunday
afternoon with Mrs. Lillie Kemph and
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Eikenbary, Mr.
and Mrs. John Nonnamal^r and son
Jimmy and Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Schaublin spent Sunday -evening
with Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel Bout
well and daughter Barbara.
Mr. and Mrs. John Barnhart en
tertained Sunday for dinner: Mr.
and Mrs. Gerald Basinger and
daughter of Lima, Mr. and Mrs.
rhe General Electric
HAS ALL zfvssSl
ASK FOR A DEMONSTKATI^N
Bixel Motor Sales
THE BLUFFTON NEWS. BLUFFTON. OHIO
Riley Creek Church Congregation
Moves New Pastor “Country Style”
Emerson Lugibihl and James Gal
lant in automobiles went to St.
Marys to assist the Pummell family
in making the move.
Arriving at the church, adjacent
to the parsonage, the group found
ladies of the church had a dinner
awaiting the movers.
Following dinner, the furniture
w’as arranged in the parsonage and
later in the week a reception and
pantry shower were held for the
Emory Basinger and family, Mr.
and Mrs. Leland Basinger and fam
ily and Mr. and Mrs. Don Dillman
and family in honor of February
birthdays of Leland, Gerald, Emory
and son Emerson.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Marquart,
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Moser, Mrs.
Warren Moser and sons Donivan and
iss Ruth Diller were Sunday after
noon callers at the Amos and Wel
don Luginbuhl home.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Balmer
spent Sunday afternoon and evening
with Mr. and Mrs. Donivan Mont
Rev. and Mrs. Gail Freed and
daughter June of Findlay were Sun
day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Dorance Thompson and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Adams, of Lima,
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Guy and son
Donald, of Harrod, were Sunday din
ner guests of Mrs. John Adams.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Williams and
Mrs. Clyde Williams visited Wed
nesday with Mr. and Mrs. Bert
Bowyer and family near Bluffton.
Mr. Bert Clum, Mr. and Mrs.
Carey Clum and daughters Judy and
Claudia, of Ada, Mr. and Mrs. Ray
mond Winegardner and sons Gary
and Bobby, of Lima, Mr. and Mrs.
Kinsey Heiser and sons Budd and
Tommy, Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Hull,
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Criblez W’ere
Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Lew Hulliberger.
Mr. and Mrs. William Guthrie
spent Sunday in Delphos with Mr.
and Mrs. Loyd Guthrie.
Mrs. Atmer Bergman has been
substituting for Miss Opal Yoakam,
2nd grade teacher, who has been ill.
Miss Meridith Boyd, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Boyd, has
been removed from Memorial hos
pital to her home. Also Mrs. Frank
Magaw has been brought home from
Memorial hospital to the home of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver
Miss Lillian De se riberg, of Ada,
was a .guest of Miss Jennie Roberts
over the week-end in the home of
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Roberts.
Mr. Alfred Cobb has returned from
Los Angeles, Calif., where he spent
five weeks with his brother, Edward
Cobb, who is in school there.
Mrs. William Hall, son Lester and
daughter Mrs. John Griner spent the
week-end in Ann Arbor, Mich., visit
ing Mr. Ruben Barr.
Mrs. Carrie Lentz spent Sunday in
Lima the guest of Mr. and Mrs. John
Boutwell and Mrs. Abigail Boutwell,
who celebrated her 91st birthday
Ottawa Woman Dies
In Hospital Here
Mrs. Dorothy E. Stowe, 68, of
Ottawa, died at 8 a. m. last Satur
day in Bluffton Community hospital
where she had been a patient for
one day. Death was caused by a
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank all the friends
and neighbors for their aid and
sympathy extended in the death and
burial of our beloved husband and
father, J. E. Emerick also Rev.
Chiles and Rev. Fauver who officiated
at the funeral, Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Amstutz who sang at the funeral and
all those sending flowers.
Ohio State University’s dairy herd
will be on display during Farm and
Home Week, March 22-25.
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT
THE STATE OF OHIO)
Allen County, sb.
Estate of Edwin Amstutz Deceased
Zilla R. Amstutz of R. D. NA. 2, Bluffton.
Ohio, has ieen appointed anf qualified as
Executrix of the estate of Eli win Amstutz
late of Alien County, Ohio, dJ-eased.
Dated this 7th day of Fellruary, 1949.
RAYMOND P. SMITH
Probate Judg-e 47
Potted gardenias, s
irge flowered hardy
Two choice lilac
apple, cherry and peach trees
ny varieties of evergreens
123 S. Lawn Bluffton
One new director, Ralph Binkley,
was named to the board at the an
nual meeting of the LaFayette Co
operative Co., and Eddie Hefner and
C. E. Fisher were re-elected direct
tors at a meeting last week. All
will serve three-year terms.
Other directors of the company
include Orvin Wirt, H. L. Patterson,
J. E. Hawk, P. P. Badertscher, Ray
Ackerman and Lloyd Truesdale.
Merchandise sales for 1949 total
led $476,083.88, an increase of Near
ly $50,000 over the preceding year.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Tschiegg
and sons of Dayton, Mr. and Mrs.
Harold Badertscher and son of
Adrian, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene
Augsburger of Lima, Mr. and Mrs.
Francis Williams and family, Mr.
and Mrs. Willis Crawford and fam
ily, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Amstutz
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Eli
Garmatter and family, Mr. and Mrs
Aaron Messinger and James, Mrs.
Amos Tschiegg and Carroll, and Mr.
and Mrs. Otto Badertscher enjoyed
a pot-luck dinner Sunday at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Eldon
Tschiegg and sons.
Ohio beekeepers will meet during
Farm and Home Week at Ohio State
University for their annual short
Radio and Electric
Complete Supplies for
Lighting Fixture s—
All at Money-saving Prices.
Mumma Electric Shop
122 North Main
Smooth, non-porous surface doesn't
absorb dirt—reduces upkeep.
Scuff-, skid-, spot- and stain-resist
ant. Resilient to your step!
Immune to alkalis!
look what we have!
OUTWEARS OTHE MANY TIMES!
THURSDAY. MARCH 3, 1949
Real Estate Broker
A. E. KOHLI
Bluff ten, Ohio
235 W. College Avenue Phone 165-W
For Convenience (and Time Saving—
Your Clothes Washed and Dried—
Washed per load.. 35c
Dried per load ... 30c
Shag mats and Chenille Bedspreads fluffy like new.
Family washes done in a hurry.
Open 8 A. M. to 5:30 P. M. daily. Closed all day Thursday.
107 S. Main Street I Bluffton, Ohio
THE NEW HORNET MODEL DJ WUH
16-IN CH CUTTING LENGTH.*
Weight approximately 30 Nm.
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k Fade-resistant colors in lovely
Comes in standard six-foot width...
can be cut to any decorative design I.
Saves money because it fasts longer
...is priced economically!
PLASTIC FLOOR COVERING
Come in and see the line of new colors.
Bring your measurements for estimates
Basinger’s Furniture Store
Forty-seven Years of Dependable Service
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