EVANGELICAL & REFORMED
V. C. Oppermann ,Minister
9:30 A. M. Morning Worship
10:30 A. M. Church School
The choir will not meet for re
Payment of fees for the collecting of Garbage
and Rubbish for the year 1949-1950 will be accepted
by the Village Clerk at the offices of the Board of
Public Affairs, 113 Vine street, Bluffton, Ohio, from
May 12, 1949 to May 20, 1949.
Fees to be paid are for the period of one (1)
year, from May 15, 1949 to May 15, 1950, and are
paid in advance.
Cards will be mailed to all patrons and must ^e
presented to the clerk when payment is made.
New patrons will be given the service on readiest
and providing payment of the fee of $3.00 per/year
is made plus payment for the removal of any accumu
Former customers may be reinstated at this time,
providing all delinquent charges are paid in full, and
the payment is made of the fee for one year in ad
Service will be discontinued to all patrons whose
fees are not paid in advance by the 20th of May, 1949.
No payment will be accepted by the clerk after
May 20, 1949.
A. R. BAKER, Mayor C. R. EMANS, Clerk
hearsal this week.
The Cornelia Circle will have their
Mother-Daughter meeting on Monday
evening, May 16, at 8:00 p. m. at
the church. All are cordially invited
Catechism Saturday morning at
9:30 A. M.
The Youth Fellowship will meet on
Sunday evening at 7:00 at St. John’s
church. All young people are invited.
9:30 A. M. Church School
10:45 A. M. Morning Worship
Armstrong & Son
The choir will meet for rehearsal
on Thursday evening at 7:30. All
Shop Armstrong’s and Save the
Difference. We hav a Complete
Line of Home Furnishings.
2 pc. Maple Living Room Su
4 pc. Maple Bedroom Suite
Maple End and Lamp Table
Maple Cocktail Tables
Odd Maple Chairs ....
Odd Maple Beds
Odd Maple Chests ....
All Records and Albums at
LOOK! Credit Without Interest!
ARMSTRONG & SON
Bluffton. Ohio Lima, Ohio
108-110 S. Main Street W. Market Street
Mr. Harold .McKinley, Mgr.
Ruffled curtains (full width ruffle) 39X87 only $1.98 a pair
24 pairs on|y
Dotted ruffles 42X87 ..................
Tailored lace 90"............................ 1
Tailored Flocked Rayon 42X90
Rayon Marquisette (washable) 90"
Ruffled Organdies 41X90 ...... i
Cottage Sets, regular size.............. 1
Plastic Cottage sets (red, yellow and blue)
Curtain material by the yard from 39c and up
IT’S CURTAIN TIME AT
RICE DRY GOODS
MAY 11th to 14th inclusive
We Ijave been able to buy several dozen pairs of curtains
at a remarkable savings which we are going to pass on
only $3.49 a pair
only $3.39 a pair
only $4.89 a pair
only $3.98 a pair
only $4.98 a pair
only $1.98 a pair
only $3,59 a pair
LACE AND DOTS
Rice Dry Goods Tot Shop
choir members try and attend.
Catechism Saturday morning at
9:30 A. M.
The Youth Fellowship will meet on
Sunday evening at 7:00 at the
church. All young people are invited
EVAN GELT A EN NO N1TE
Pastor: Kenneth Baumap
7:30 Prayer and Praise service led
by Walter Treadway.
9:30 A. M. Sunday School.
10:30 A. M. Morning worship
7:00 P. M. Christian Worker’s
7:00 Junior group
7:45 P. M. Evening service
Mr. Stanley Tam, who represents
the Fishers of Men will be with us
for the evening service and will bring
us a message through motion pic
Monday will be clean up day at
the cemetery and the church. Lot s
have a 100% response.
FIRST METHODIST CHURCH
Paul H. Cramer, Minister
Sunday school 9:30 A. M.
Morning worship 10:30 A. M.
M. Y. F. 6:30 P. M.
Tuesday 9:30 A. M. Lima District
Conference at Epworth, Marion.
Junior choir, Wednesday after
Senior choir Thursday 7 p. m.
Womans Society of Christian Serv
ice Thursday 8 P. M. at home of
Mrs. W. B. Augsburger. Program,
Mrs. Helen Worthington Worship,
Mrs. George Read. Hostesses, Mrs.
L. M. Thomas, Mrs. Clayton Hark
ness, Mrs. Harold Crawfis.
Official Board meeting Friday 8
All those who have things for the
Friendly class Rummage Sale bring
them to Allen McClures not later
than Thursday evening.
(Two miles west of Bluffton)
Howard T. Landes, Pastor
8 p. m. Prayer and Bible study.
9 p. m. Rehearsal of the Ladies
9:30 Sunday School, Phares Bixel,
10:30 Morning worship
Guest speaker Lanne Beausay.
7:30 Joint Missionary service. Mrs.
Charles Lauby will show pictures of
St. Paul’s Missionary journeys.
Rev. V. T. Monk, Pastor
9:00 W’orship service
10:00 Sunday school, Wm. Ed
Members who have not yet brought
their Lutheran World Action contri
bution are urged to do so at this
Morning worship, 9:30
Church school, 10:30
Wm. Cupp, Superintendent.
Church school 9:45
Morning worship 11:00
Rev. G. W. Simon of Findlay will
be guest minister.
FIRST MENNONITE CHURCH
J. N. Smucker, Minister
6:30 Mother-Daughter Banquet
7:15 Choir rehearsal
8:15 Bible study and Prayer serv
9:20 Sunday school, under the
supervision of Irvin Baumgartner.
10:30 Worship service.
6:45 Intermediate Christian En
7:30 Evening service a program
of music by our church choir.
Visitors are always welcome.
THE BLUFFTON NEWS. BLUFFTON, OHIO
CHURCH OF CHRIST
Sunday School, 9:30 a. m., Forrest
Communion at 10:10 a. m.
Robert R. Welch, Minister
8:00 Special service with Miss
Hanna Scharpff from Frankfurt,
9:30 Sunday school
10:30 Morning worship
6:40 Prayer meeting
7:00 Young Peoples’ meeting
7:30 Evening service
Everyone is welcome.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY
Sunday services at 10:30 A. M.
Subject: Mortals and Immortals.
Testimonial meeting at 7:30 Wed
The reading room at the church is
open every Wednesday from 7:00 to
7:30 P. M. The public is invited to
all services and to visit the reading
This society is a branch of The
Mother Church, the First Church of
Katie and Irvin Basinger and Miss
es Susan and Mary Basinger attend
ed the funeral of Malinda Zimmerly
at Dalton, Ohio, Sunday.
Mrs. Lewis Wynkoop had the mis
fortune of falling and fracturing a
Eugene Kohli who graduates at
Bowling Green State university in
June has accepted a position as an
instructor in the Glenwood school in
Findlay for the coming year
Mrs. P. C. Steiner passed away
late Saturday evening in the Findlay
hospital following a heart attack.
Funeral services were held at the
Grace Mennonite church, Tuesday
Many farmers are at present plant
Mrs. Chris Welty of Ft. Wayne
and Mrs. Delos Rash of Lynn, Ind.,
were Sunday visitors in the home of
Mrs. Barbara Welty and daughters.
The members of the Swiss Male
chorus and invited guests enjoyed a
sumptuous potluck supper in the
basement of the Grace church, Mon
day evening. Earl Lehman who has
conducted the group of men in the
singing the past years is expecting
to continue his further study in music
in Columbus this summer.
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Schumachei*
spent Sunday evening with Mr. and
Mrs. Elmer Geiger and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin C. Lugibihl
are announcing the engagement and
approaching marriage of their daugh
ter Eunice to Gerald Thompson
Fostoria. The wedding is to be an
event of August 7th at the Grace
church in Pandora.
Of Ralph Stager
Wedding of Ralph Stager of Bluff
ton and Miss Margaret Ann Deubler
of Lima was announced the first of
the week. The couple will reside in
Bluffton where Stager is employed at
the Sohio filling station on North
Grain (bushel prices) Wheat
$2.18 corn $1.24 oats 68c soys
Poultry—Heavy hens 31c leghorn
Eggs—Large white 43c large
brown 42c medium white 37c med
ium brown 36c.
No planting of trees or shrubbery
by individuals will be permitted in
Maple Grove cemetery. Such plant
ing entails additional labor costs for
proper maintenance and interferes
with the overall plan of landscaping
which is now being planned.
Maple Grove Cemetery Trustees
Clean Up—Paint Up—Fix Up—
Yell it loud! When it’s over you’ll
Cleanup Week, May 5-12. Re
member, a clean city has HIGH real
estate values, LOW fire insurance
rates, and—more important—healthy
Hurry! Hurry! Make it shine!
Clean up Bluffton, May 5-12.
Clean farms are safe farms.
Organize a clean-up drive around the
farm this month.
For rent—Bulls: Shorthorn Here
ford, Angus and Brown Swiss. Ira
Moser. ,, I tf
Beef sold by the lyJmAer also pork
half or whole for your locker or
home freezer. A to Z Market tf
Cow owners notice—Service bulls
delivered. Nature’s way is the best
way. All bulls Bangs tested. C. N.
Long & Son, phone Ada Red 1270. tf
For sale—Duroc male hog one year
old also 5 ft. mowing machine. Har
old Badertscher, 1 mile west and 3
miles south of town.
Mr. and Mrs. Rerdell Huber and
family and Dale Huber of Columbus
were Mother’s Day guests in the
Russell Huber home. Past week
callers included Mr. and Mrs. Mar
ion Boyd and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Russell Clements of Detroit, Mrs.
George Kempher and daughters of
Lafayette Mr. and Mrs. Levi Alt
haus of Columbus Grove, Mrs. Clara
Niswander, Mr. and Mrs. Ernie
Brookhart of Cairo and Mrs. Clar
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Phillips
were Sunday dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Wm. Younkman at a fam
ily dinner observing Mother’s Day
with all the children and their fami
lies being present.
Mother’s Day visitors at the Guy
Younkman home were Mr. and Mrs.
Francis Younkman, Mr. and Mrs.
Earl Younkman and daughters, Mr.
and Mrs. Earl Winegardner and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Elton Younk
man and family and Carey Younk
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Jennings
and son Rodney, Mrs. Mamie Bink
ley, Mr. and Mrs. AverV Watt and
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Fleming were
Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Fleming of Lafayette.
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Gleason and
son Dan were Sunday evening din-
ner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Wilkins of St. Marys. They
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Owens
and Mrs. A. J. Smith of
Spallinger spent Sunday
with Joanne Barnes.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kimball of
Columbus were Friday and Saturday
visitors at the Owens home. Mr.
and Mrs. John Owens were Monday
Mrs. Crystal Basinger called on
Mrs. Mae Hauenstein and
Florence Andrews, recently.
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Diers
family, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley
and daughters and Mr.
Charles Ferguson and
were Sunday visitors of
ents Mr. and
The W. S. C. S. and their fami
lies will meet Thursday evening with
Mrs. Harry Huber and family for a
covered dish supper at 7 o’clock. All
members of the church are invited.
After the business meeting a silent
auction will be held of donations by
the ladies consisting of sewing,
[fancy work, baked goods, home
Imade candy or what have you? Let’s
Imake this 100 per cent in attend-
standard by which courts
your actions. How he
have acted irf your shoes
matter of opinion and
have theiy own ideas.
Taking chances in being sued
for damages doesn’t pay. That’s
why “reasonably prudent men’’
investigate their needs for in
H’e write all Kinds of liability
protection, bc|th. personal and
J. Diller, Agent
125 N. Main S
for the young teen-ager
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Stratton
accompanied the juniors and sen
iors of Beaverdam Sunday to Cleve
land attending the ball game be
tween the Cleveland Indians and
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Bell and
family were Sunday evening dinner
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Cievi
dence of Columbus Grove.
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Hartman and
family spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Russell Bowers of Payne.
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Huber and
son Darrell Lee called on Mr. and
Mrs. K. K. Huber Sunday after
noon and were Sunday evening din
ner guests of George Eyer of Ka
Mr. and Mrs. Orton Strtton, Mr.
and Mrs. James Stratton, Marilyn
and Bob Stratton were Sunday din
ner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice
Bell and family.
The Mother and Daughter banquet
of the Farm Women’s Improvement
club will be held at the Walnut Grill
this Wednesday night. Supper to
be served at 7 o’clock promptly.
Mrs. Mildred Gleason and Mrs.
Pearl Gratz called on Mrs. Mabel
Jennings Monday afternoon.
Often a little low-cost remodeling
can make buildings for housing
livestock more efficient.
Spacious bottle storage shelf
Large freezing compartment
Deep meat drawer
Roomy shelf storage area
Porcelain enamel interior
Automatic interior light
THURSDAY, MAY 12, 1949
Mrs. Goldie Baker and son Sammy
Lee, Mrs. Delores Bame and children
Carolyn, Marilyn and Dennis spent
Sunday, May 1, in Toledo in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Baker
Mrs. Cleah Ewing of Bluffton at
tended church at the Riley Creek:
Baptist Sunday and took dinner with
her mother, Mrs. Laura Wagner.
Bixel Motor Sales
Phone 172-W Cherry Street
Mrs. Eli Amstutz, Rhoda and
Eunice Amstutz of Bluffton, Mr. and
Mrs. Rayon Boutwell and chiirlren
Lynn, Lonnie and Ronda were supper
guests Friday of Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Amstutz. The supper was in honor
of Harry Amstutz’s birthday an
Mr. and Mrs. Rayon Boutwell and
children were dinner guests Sunday
of Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell.
John Boutwell has been quite ill
the nast week with heart trouble.
Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Heldman of
Bucyrus, Mr. and Mrs. Ted W. Smith
and daughters Ann and Jane of
Arlington, Mr. and Mrs. Kermit
Boehm and sons David, Stephen.
John and Danny were Sunday dinner
guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Held
man and Charles.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Merritt and
children Patty and Billie of Piqua
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. O.
No need to
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with many of the fea
tures of higher-priced
weeks to pay
Only $19.90 Down
$2.25 Per Week
Skop at for tkose
smartly styled cottons
skeer cool Bemkergs
styled ngkt—priced ngkt
Silk Print BIouses $1.98 up
111 Soutk M. am Street, Blufiton
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