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FARMERS PRODUCE Blufttan. Ohio Offers Friendly Service Buyers of Cream, Eggs and Poultry route SERVICE CLAYTON HARKNESS, Mgr. 322 N. Main Street Bluffton Phone 284-W Real Estate Listings Wanted We need some farms in this territory. If you have a farm, home or business consult us. We make farm loans on 4% interest. No appraisal fee charged. We have properties, farms and businesses to sell. PHONE OR WRITE: IRVIN VANDEMARK Ada Phone 216 Ada, Ohio We also have auctioneer service. Harold Gratz. Highest Market Price For Poultry and Eggs Country Route Service—a phone call brings our truck to your door. Charles Kinsinger PHONE 492-W Lawn & Elm Streets Bluffton, Ohio G€0€VA HE AS ADVERTISED IN HOUSE BEAUTIFUL Here’s a gorgeous, glittering, all-steel Geneva Kitchen for you. n A And that’s the way it should be. Attractive with the sleek, simple lines of distinctive Geneva styling. Convenient with deep, roomy Geneva base, wall and sink cabinets that hold mountains of supplies. Efficient with a planned Geneva custom arrangement that cuts cross-kitchen traffic down to almost nothing. Practical... with satin-smooth, shining white-enameled surfaces that stay clean with a swish of a damp cloth. Built to last. with skilled Geneva crafts manship in every detail. All highlighted by the heirloom beauty of your gleaming Geneva Lifetime Stainless Steel Sink. It’s really your living room. So plan it the way you want it. Your Geneva dealer has scads of ideas and a special Geneva Planning Service. See him right away. NOW ON DISPLAY AT ELLENBEBGEB BROS. HOME APPLIANCE HEADQUARTERS BLUFFTON, OHIO November bowing out in a reas uiahle facsimile of Indian summer— after the temperature dropped down to 14 degrees last week—and here comes December—that noise you heard was off-stage sound effect of jingle bells remember Christ mas is in the offing—cards to send stockings to fdl and the Christmas tree and lights not forgetting all the ties and socks that change hands with the custom ary greetings and mysterious packages not to be opened until Christmas retail stores running in high gear loudspeakers blar ing forth “Silent Night’’ amid clang ing cash registers clerks bored and tired confused shoppers trying to make their budget cover the gift list kiddies impatient to see Santa Claus with reindeer and sleigh that somehow seem to get around without the benefit of snow ... good thing that Santa can travel in all kinds of weather and this is a good time to remember that there’s nothing more out of date than a Christmas card that ar rives after Christmas—better mail them early congratulations to some Biuffton residents who will observe birthdays this week—Mrs. M. M. Kibler, 83, and Mrs. N. W. Cun ningham, 89, on Wednesday—and on Saturday will be the 84th for Mrs. Etta Biery and 91st for Aaron Geig er out South Main street way. That flock of 41 mallard ducks that nested at the waterworks quar ry will furnish the main item for the third annual Sportsmen’s club dinner on Thursday night of next week. They are all dressed and frozen awaiting the zero hour when they will be served with all the trimmings. The mallards increased from a few wild ducks which originally made their home here and became domesticated several years ago. As the flock grew and became more ac customed to civilization they made expeditions from the confines of their quarters at the quarry and made forays into gardens and gar bage pails throughout the neighbor hood to the dismay of gardeners and housewives. The mallards were proteges of the Sportsmen’s club and were fed ra tions of corn furnished by the club with Edgar Root, club president, in charge of the feeding program. Although it wasn’t entered in the International Livestock show at Chi cago last week, Albert Geiger, out on Cherry street has a sleek cross-bred Angus-Shorthorn steer that un doubtedly would have made a credit- THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO able showing. At 18 months the animal weighs 1,450 pounds, some 200 to 300 pounds more than the average of prizewinning stock. Geiger who is conducting a bal anced mineral feeding experiment, is well pleased with results and says that the mineral content in the feed ing program definitely produces a superior quality of milk. He says there is evidence to support a theory that susceptibility to polio infection in humans may be due to a mineral deficiency in diet. Mrs. George Kenny, 72-year-old Peru, Indiana, woman who received minor injuries in an automobile ac cident south of Bluffton on the Lin coln highway last I riday, comes from the Wallaces of the Hagenbeck and Wallace circus and still has a fondness for animals. Removed by Basinger ambulance to her home in Indiana, she was greeted on her ar rival by three huge angora cats, special pets of hers, she explained. This column seems to be running to animals this week—so here’s an other that didn't turn out too well —that young bull belonging to Olney Daft northeast of Ada, killed by a hunter’s gun. The animal which Daft purchased six weeks before, was found dead in a pasture with a bullet in its head. Daft who said he never had refused a hunter permission to go on his land may post his farm against trespassing next fall. Mrs. Velma (Morehead) Cornwell of Findlay, former Bluffton resident got a thrill when she read in these notes about Bluffton’s big Thanks giving dance 72 years ago. Luke Myers, one of the fiddlers who fur nished music for the affair was her uncle. In these days of turmoil and change, there’s a refreshing element of stability out in the Swiss Set Ythe OU see it quick-stepping along highway—and you can’t miss the parallel. You glimpse a bold front end —sleek tapering fenders —flaring, stream lined roof lines —even to ’’double bubble” taillights, here is the look of ’’the fastest thing that flies.” Then you try one on the road, couf’ tesy of your Buick dealer. Adjectives flock into mind—’’agile” "nimble” "eager.” lou realize that here is action, swift and easy —action born of Fireball valve-in-head straight-eight power action floated on soft coil springs that, for all their lightness, keep your grip on the road sure-footed and firm. This you tell yourself, is traveling as traveling should be. Comfortable —in the spacious man ner of king-size interiors. Easy —in the lightness of controls, which can include even the magic of Dynaflow When better automobiles are built Mam street tlement where farms cleared by the original pioneers remain in the same family through succeeding genera tions. A case in point is the Elmer Dil ler place north of the old Beechtree school on the road to Pandora. It was more than a century ago—in the spring of 1835—that Mary Dil ler, a widow, native of Alsace, France, with her two sons John, 23, and Peter, 21, came by oxcart from Holmes county, a distance of ICO miles, taking three weeks to make the journey. They cleared the land and built a log cabin a couple of miles north of Michael Neuensch wander, the first settler,wh o arrived two years ear lier. John was married in December of that year to Elizabeth Zimmerly of Holmes county and the couple went to housekeeping on the home farm here which has been handed down to their grandson Elmer Diller, present occupant. The other son, Peter, who married Barbara Suter, cleared a place one and one-half miles southeast which has since remained in the family and is now the Menno Schumacher farm, Mrs. Schumacher being a grand daugter. Mother Diller’s grave is in the old Mennonite cemetery near the Mullet bridge where sleep many of the early settlers. ALUMINUM STORM WINDOWS 2 Models—1 Self-storing. Kool shade or aluminum screens. Agents Wanted. For price and jfienutnst ration John R. ^Kunkleman, GEN EKAL CONTRACTOR Lafayette, Ohio, Rt. 2 Lafayette phone 2510 or 2G81 Miller N. Main & Elm Sts. LOOKS like a Jet Wane TRAVELS the same way Drive* if you wish. Pleasurable in the wide, wide outlook that’s yours, and the inner satisfaction of having a Buick for your very own. And we might add another thing, just by way of being practical. It’s frugal too. Frugal in a first cost that’s actually less than for some sixes. Frugal in the surprising way such a sizable car gives the go-by to gas pumps. And if you have Dynaflow, frugal even in many upkeep costs you can forget about such as clutch troubles, trans mission maintenance, even many engine servicing costs. W hy not put yourself into one of these jet lined beauties now? It’s managed right easily you as lore han might imagine you’ll see/by talking to your Bjiick dealer. Optional atf extra cost. Bl ICE trill build them. lift? Buich Sales and Service Listen to “Dinner Winner” Program every Saturday, 6:30 to 6:45 P. M., Lima WIMA. Answer your phone call with the name of some edible. Miller Buick Sales and Service Custom Slaughtering Beef $1 per head. Hogs Dressed 25c Cwt. Hogs diessed and processed ready for locker or home freezer S2.50 per wt. Also beef by the quarter and hogs by the side at reasonable prices. SWANK BROS. QUALITY MEATS Agricultural Limestone Meal AAA Test—102% Neutralizing A More Efficient/Form of Limetsone for Soil Treatment If you are anticipating application of limestone on your fields this fall ask jus about the advantages of lime stone meal. Truck delivery from our quarry to your farm when you want it. If you have already placed your order, phone us when you want delivery. Following rates—hauled and spread on your fields. Richland Twp.. .$2.40 Ton Jackson Twp....$2.60 Ton Orange Twp........ 2.50 Ton Monroe Twp......... 2.60 Ton Union Twp.......... 2.50 Ton Van Buren Twp.. 2.60 Ton All lime patronage under the AAA pro gram must be on fields before Jan. 1, 1950. Bluff ten Stone Company Phone 142-W Bluffton, Ohio THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 1949 Tune In HENRY j. TAYLOR, ABC Network, every Monday evening. TEN-STRIKE! Only Buick SPECIAL hoe all these Features! TRAFFIC-HANDY SIZE MORE ROOM FOR THE MONEY DYNAFLOW DRIVE optional at extra cod JET-UNE STYLING NON LOCKING BUMPER-GUARD GRILLES HIGH-PRESSURE FIREBALL STRAIGHT-EIGHT ENGINE COIL SPRINGING ALL AROUND LOW-PRESSURE TIRES ON SAFETY-RIDE RIMS GREATER VISIBILITY FORE AND AFT SELF-LOCKING LUGGAGE UDS STEADY-RIDINC TORQUE-TUBE DRIVE THREE SMART MODELS WITH BODY BY FISHER value YOUR «EY Bluffton, Ohio Bluffton, 0.