The Beaverdam Methodist Youth
Fellowship will sponsor an ice
cream social on Thursday evening,
July 14 at the church basement.
Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Emerick,
Gerald Emerick and daughters of
Columbus were Sunday dinner guests
of Mrs. G. E. Emerick.
Mrs. Cynthia Elliott accompanied
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Byerly of Lima
on a motor trip to Flo*da and
Georgia to visit daughters of the
Mrs. Paul Spyker of Columbus is
visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs.
I. J. Amstutz.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rhodes and
Fred Miller and
were Sunday visi
and Mrs. Homer
Mrs. Edwin Hochstettler
of Detroit, Mich., were
Tuesday visitors of Mrs. Etta Yant.
Sherry Jan and Donald Lynn Zim
merman of Bluffton were Tuesday
visitors of their grandparents
and Mrs. Wm. Amstutz.
In the Common Pleas Court
iffs. Fred Mil
of Allen Cou
ree quieting title or in the
n Older marshalling liens
lefendantR to or on curtain
id petition described. towi.
i n he Comm
ty, Ohio. Ciuw
and others, praying
Number Five Hundred Eighty-four
41 in Eaton Heirs Eighth Addition
to the Village of Bluffton. Allen
County. Ohio, being fifty-five (55) feet
in frontage and one hundred ninety-six
and five tenths (196.5) feet in depth.”
The prayer of said petition is for a decree
quieting plaintiffs’ title as against all de
fendants or in the alternative, marshalling
liens, sale of property and equitable relief.
Said defendants are required to answer said
petition on or before the 30th day of July,
1949. or judgment and decree will be taken
against them in accordance with the prayer
of the petition.
Fred Miller and Florence Miller
By John H. Romey, Their Attorney,
501 National Bank Building,
Lima, Ohio. 13
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank all the friends
and neighbors for their aid and
sympathy in the death and burial
of our beloved son, brother and
grandson also Rev. Howard Landes
who officiated at the funeral the
singers and all those sending flow
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Moser
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Moser
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY
Sunday services at 10:30 A. M.
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
(Two miles west of Bluffton)
Howard T. Landes,
8:0 P. M. Prayer and
9:00 Rehearsal by
9:30 Sunday School, Phares
10:30 Morning worship
Church school, 10:30
Church school 9:45
Morning worship 11:00
Rev. Wm. Rex will be
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Guest speaker, Rev.
Fretz, Bedminster, Pa.
7:30 C. E. Meeting.
FIRST MENNONITE CHURCH
J. N. Smucker, Minister
8:00 P. M. W
7:15 Junior Choir
15 Mixed Chorus
00 Men’s Chorus
9:30 Sunday School, under the
supervision of Irvin Baumgartner.
Classes for all ages.
10:30 Morning worship with Rev.
P. E. Whitmer delivering the mes
7:30 P. M. Program by the Young
People who attended the retreat at
Camp Mack in Indiana.
7:30 P, M. Friendship Circle at the
home of Mrs. Ben Whisler.
Visitors are cordially welcomed.
Morning worship, 9:30
CHURCH OF CHRIST
O. Merrill Boggs, Minister
9:3o Bible School.
A friendly welcome awaits you at I family of Arlington,
all our services. You are invited to I turned to their home
make either our Bluffton or Beaver-1 tion in the home of
dam Church your “home’’ if you are I Luther Bowman in Col. Grove,
attending church elsewhere.
Mr. and Mrs,
Rev. V. T. Monk, Pastor
EVANGELICAL & REFORMED
V. C. Oppermann, Minister
9:30 A. M. Church School
10:45 A. M. Morning Worship
The Consistory will meet Monday I Noah Bixel of Pandora is a patient
evening at 8:30 at the Church. I in Bluffton hospital.
9:30 A. M. Morning Worship Ison have returned to their home in
10:3,0 A. M. Church School |Ft. Wayne after visiting in the
Rev. Otto Stockmcier of Holgate,! home of Mr. and Mrs Glen Sarber
Ohio will be the guest speaker. land family of Col. Grove.
The Ladies Aid will meet on Thurs-1 Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Rhoades and
day evening of this week at the I family of Russell’s Point, Mr. and
home of .Mrs. A. D. Gratz at 8:001 Mrs. Homer Marshall, Mr. and Mrs.
The Choir will meet for rehearsal I Beaverdam were Saturday evening
on Thursday evening at 8:00 o’clock. I callers at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Circle meets on Monday evening at I control on the old Glandorf-Ottawa
the Church at 8:00 o’clock. All I road and rolled over several times,
members please note. (landing in a field.
Rev. and Mrs. John Neuensch-1 university this summer,
wander and daughter, Ruth Ann, re-1 Mr- and Mrs. Ralph Burkholder of
turned to their home at Poplar Bluff, I c°h Grove are parents of a girl,
Missouri, Wednesday morning. I Beth Ann bom Sunday night in
daughter Candace, Mr. and
Jr. and son
of Berne, Ind.,
and Mr. and 1
in the home of
ward Kohli and
is spending some time visiting rela-|
and Mrs. Paul
Nancy Price spent last
with Mrs. Edith Stager
Rev. Walter Schutz who is
furlough here with his family
pects to return to his field of work I Sharrets
some time in September.
Mr. and Mrs. John Diller and of Mrs. Louise Cloore.
Mr. and Mrs. Parley Clum
Mrs. Enoch Basinger and daughter
Gail recently returned from Canada|Ada called Wednesday
Schey of Lans
ing, Michigan, spent the week
with their home folks here.
Lewis Lugibihl has not been
for the past week.
Here, There, and
ln:3o Communion. Indianapolis have been spending the
9:00 Worship Service. iKeifer of Indianapolis Mrs. Mary
10:00 Sunday School, Win. Edwards I Bonesetter and daughter of Whit
Supt. more Lake,. Mich.
Rev. Otto Stockmeier of Holgate,] tion at Wilderness lodge,
Ohio will be the guest speaker. (Bridge, Ontario, Canada with
The Dorcas Circle meets on Wed-land Mrs. Kenneth Smith.
nesday evening of this week at 8:00| Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Bailey
o’clock at the home of Mrs. Clara I children of Col. Grove have returned
Mrs. Wayne Hilty and children of
week with Mrs. Emma Campbell in
Col. Grove. Mr. Hilty will come this
10:30 Worship Service and Com-Iweek end to spend his vacation in
munion. Sermon Title: “What Kind(the Campbell home,
of Soil Are We?” I Dr. and Mrs. 0.
R. Bean and
Va., have re
after a vaca
Mr. and Mrs.
Guests this week in the home of
Nancy and Irene Clevenger of Col.
Grove were Mrs. D. P. Catan and
children of McComb Mrs. Kate
Mrs. Clara Light of Pandora has
moved into her new home.
Mrs. Robt. Lewis of Bluffton is
spending a week at the home of her
daughter in Toledo.
John Anderson of Col. Grove has
returned from a three weeks’ vaefi
from a week’s fishing trip in Canada,
Mr. and Mrs. Carlisle and grand-
Harley Bishop and son Leroy of
Girl’s Guild will meet for ale. A. Huber in Bluffton.
supper next Tuesday evening I Mell Meyer of near Leipsic escap
Marden Basinger home. led with minor bruises last Wednes-
Gertrude Hoy Missionary I day night when his car got out of
Miss Genevieve Beagle of Mt.
Cory, teacher in the Bluffton grade
schools is attending Bowling Green
Lima Memorial hospital,
Mrs. I Mrs. Louise Chambers of Gilboa
Kerry I is in Findlay hospital with a pelvic
Susie I fracture as the result of an auto
H. M. I mobile accident while riding with her
dinner guests| granddaughter Mary Lee Chambers,
and Mrs. Ed-1 Mrs. Edw. Rosebrook and daughter
Edward Allan I Carolyn Ann of Leipsic have been
I removed- to their home from the
of Newton, Kansas,( Miller McComb hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Ernest who
She came here to at-| were injured in a traffic accident
tend the wedding of her two cousins! near Tiffin were taken from their
Misses Mary Ann Bridenbaugh andl home in Benton Ridge to Bluffton
Wheat combining is in high gear|
at present. Some high yields
reported with quality grain.
relatives and I Mrs. Loretta Clum.
viewing otherl Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Mr. and Mrs. William
family have as guests their mother
end land sister, Mrs. Charles Contris Sr.
land Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bassett
well land son of Phoenix, Ariz.
Mr. 'Willie Mister of Canton,
Mrs. Ackerman called in the C. M. pesday
Heldman home, Thursday. (daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Wise and sonpriblez of
Frederick of Phoenix, Arizona, spent Mr. and
Saturday with his sister, Mr. and (family are spending a week s vaca
Mrs. Burnell Bame and children. |tion in Wisconsin.
Mr. and Mrs. Harvley Gallant and| Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lott and
daughter Vivian, of Lima, were sup-|farn’ly °f Lima and Mr. and Mrs.
per guests Sunday of Mrs. Marie pack Witham and family were Sun
Wolfley. day dinner guests of their parents,
Ward Boutwell, of Indianapolis,| Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Shrider.
Indiana, spent Wednesday evening| Miss Georgia Fackler is convalesc
with Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell. ing in her home after being a surgi
Will Boutwell, of Ada, was a caller| cal patient in a Cleveland hospital.
Sunday evening. A. E. Hedges, a medical patient in
Mr. and Mrs. John Cans, of Find-| St. Ritas hospital is reported fat
with the later’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.|
John Wise of Marysville.
on Mrs. Katie Neff at the Findlay 2s
Lynn Ray and Lonnie Sue Boutwell
were Monday dinner guests of theirl
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. B. J.|
on Mr. and Mrs. Harry I proving. Mrs. Eva Watt is staying
family Sunday evening. I in the home with Mrs. Hedges.
Mrs. Fred Boutwell, Mr.I Mrs. Mary Westphal a nurse in
Emanuel Boutwell and|the J. E. Galvin home
daughter Barbara, Mrs. Margaret returned to work after
Lonyo and children Betty and Tommy] vacation,
were Sunday supper guests of Mr.I Mr. and Mrs. R. W.
and Mrs. Edgar Trippiehorn and| family and Mr. and
daughter Helen Ann, of Findlay. Robinson and Peggy
Mr. and Mrs. Burnell
children spent Sunday and Monday
Mr. and Mrs. Orin Zimmerman and| Beef gold by the qiarter
children James and Marjdin are|half or whole for yoifrl
spending their vacation in Florida, (home freezer. A to Z
Mr. and Mrs. Glover Webb andl Service
children Tommy and Susan are visit-1 farni
ing friends in Oklahoma. (shire boar for limited service.
Mrs. Carl Downing, Mrs. W.
and ’David Sharrets
Lima, were Thursday dinner guests
Mrs. Hazel Eversole and her
(mother Mrs. Augsburger of Bluffton
(called on Mrs. Carrie Lentz, Wednes
Mrs. Lew Hullibarger spent Wetl
and Thursday with her
Mr. and Mrs. Marion
Mrs. Joe Binkley and
in Lima, has!
a two weeks’
Mrs. N. H.
Wednesday] Sunday evening dinner guests of
and Mary their parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. M.
notice of appointment
THE state of OHIO)
I Allen County, ss. I
I Estate of Rosa A. SearfosB. PeceaBed.
Xf.. It— «^11^AI P- Anderson of 403 Citizens Bldg..
and Mrs. C. M. Heldman called! u*na,
Ohio, has been appoint®! and qualified
Administrator of the of Rosa A.
I Searfoss late of Allen Count* Ohio, deceased,
I Dated this 13th day of June. 1949.
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Heldman and For rent—Bulls:
Charles called on Mr. and Mrs. Ker-|fOrd, Angus and Bifwn Swis^. Ira
mit Boehm and sons, Sunday evening. Moser.
$3 plus mileage.
Watch for grasshoppers dust orl phone Ada Red 1270.
spray them with chlordana or toxa
phene, or feed them poison bran.
bulls delivered to your
also have registered Yorx
C. N. Long & Son,
We take orders for transparent
Apples. U S. Amstutz, phone 482-W.
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO THURSDAY, JULY 7, 1949
Buckeye Coach softball team will
play three games at Harmon field
during the coming week, and the
Triplett team, taking a week off
UNITED EFFORT DID IT
Going down in history as Bluffton's biggest and most
successful community celebration, last weekend's pioneer
flavored Forty-Niner Gold Rush program of centennial events
was an outstanding example of local cooperation and enter
prise. Much credit is due the Bluffton Saddle club, the
Recreation committee. Community Sportsmen's club and the
Business Men’s association responsible for the affair.
With the emphasis on pioneer days capturing the imag
ination of the countryside, enthusiastic response marked
every phase of work needed to make the holiday weekend
celebration one of the
western Ohio town.
There were always
phase of the extensive
making the Forty-Niner
hopes of its originators.
scheduled play, will not get
action again until next Tues-
the full week of play here for
the Buckeye Coach crew, the team
will meet Ohio Steel of Lima this
Wednesday Lima Moose on Friday
and Columbus Grove J^eps next
Monday. All games will start at
8:30 p. ttL
Triplett will swing back into
league play next Tuesday in a con
test with Findlay Old Dutch under
the Harmon field lights in
header beginning at 7:30.
Timer Spaeth hurled both contests
for the locals.
Brucellosis testing of dairy cattle
in the future may be done by check
ing the milk rather than the cow.
This method, known as the ring test,
is now being studied by the U. S.
Department of Agriculture.
finest ever put on by any North
plenty of willing hands for every
With everyone getting into
window displays of relics and antiques and the Saturday
night parade featuring covered wagons and other pioneer
conveyances set a fitting stage for the Forty-Niner rodeo
which followed on the night of the Fourth.
Lending additional realism to recreating the Bluffton
of a century ago, bearded businessmen wore frontier cos
tume all week, and women clerks in downtown stores were
apparelled in the long skirts and sunbonnets of the pioneer
Public interest in the weekend celebration boiled over
long before starting time of the parade Saturday, and every
night resembled Saturday night in downtown Bluffton from
midweek on, as visitors from out-of-town joined Ic^cal resi
dents in making the rounds to view the pioneer window
It will be the first time
son the high-class Findlay
appeared here, a previous contest
having been washed out by rain.
In games over the last weekend,
the Triplett team dropped a 4 to 3
decision to Tiffin in an extra-inning
tilt at that place last Friday, and
won over Harrod at Harrod by a
3 to 0 score, Sunday night.
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Mr. and Mrs.
and Mrs. Bud
Ohio, spent the
and Mrs. Paul
Anthony Ferry, Mr.
Ferry of Canton,
week end with Mr.
Faze and family.
Ed Hochstettler and
Mr. and Mrs.
family of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Etta
Yant of Beaverdam spent Sunday
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Hartman and family.
Week end guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Guy Younkman were Mr. and Mrs.
Leslie Thompson and sons of Chi
Past week callers at the Stratton
and Basinger home were: Misses
Pearl and Myrtle Basinger and
Kathryn Amstutz of Bluffton, Mr.
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wander of Pandora. Lamar Basing
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Dale Huber spent the holiday
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the Huber home during the week
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A birthday dinner was held Sun
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of Mrs. Hauenstein’s brother, Abe
Sutter of Pandora, who celebrated
his 85th birthday, Saturday.
Guests present were: Mr. and
Mrs. Elmer Sutter, Mr. and Mrs.
Leonard Sutter and daughters, Mr.
Mr. and Mrs. Reuel Sutter and five
children, Mrs. Ralph Basinger and
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Mrs. Karl Huber, Mrs. Mark An
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Mrs. O. P. Hartman.
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Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Phillips at
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Mrs. Younkman and children
grandchildren Sunday evening,
freshments were served later in
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