THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 1949
Marshall & Bixel
NEW APPLIANCE STORE
on Saturday, December 3rd
Your new store is a credit to our community we appreciate
the part we had in the construction program.
Material such as Mortar, Sand, Cement, Metal Lath, Cement
Blocks, Brick, Septic Tank, Vitrified Pipe and other building
materials were supplied by
Eluffton Cement Block Inc.
Marshall & Bixel
on your GRAND OPENING, DECEMBER 3
Best Wishes for Success in your
New Modern Store
WE APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINESS
Materials such as Walnut Wood Grained Sheet
Rock Sidewalls, Insulating Tile Ceiling, flooring,
plywood, lumber, millwork and builders hard
ware were supplied by
Steinman Eros. Lumber Co.
236 Cherry Street Phone 360-W
Tune in our radio program “Bluffton Review” Lima Station WLOK Saturday at 12:45 p. m.
BLEFLTON Phone 365-W
Atadiall & cRixel Company
“A Fine Store in a Fine Community”
DEVOE AND RAYNOLDS CO., INC., ANNOUNCES WITH
PRIDE THEIR ASSOCIATION WITH YOU IN THE
DEVOE PAINT PRODUCTS
WHICH WERE USED THROUGHOUT IN THE INTERIOR
FINISHING OF YOUR NEW
J^lu^ton Clectric Appliance Store
Citizens of Bluffton: “You are cordially invited to visit the
Devoe Paint Department in this Brand New Store.
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTAN, OHIO
Indiana Woman Hurt
Importance of forestry in the! ______
economic welfare of the nation was!
discussed Monday night at a meet-1 Fifty years of service to the un
ing of the Hancock County Farmers! fortunate will be honored at 7:30
club, in Findlay, by Dr .Oliver D.l p. m. next Monday at Lima Memor
Dil’er, a Bluffton college graduate! ial hall in a special program to
who now is professor of forestry at I celebrate Rev. Adam 1. Welty’s
Ohio State university. I golden anniversary in mission work
Dr. Diller also serves as an asso-| in Lima.
ciate forester on staff of the Ohiol Many Bluffton residents have a
Agricultural Experiment station at I deep interest in Rev. Welty's activi
Wooster. I ties at the Lima Rescue Mission,
Clyde Warren, of Orange town-1 largely because he is a native of the
ship, chairman of the program com*I Settlement, west of town. He was
mittee of the Hancock organization,! born here July 3, 1860, and went
introduced Dr. Diller at the session. I through Bluffton district schools.
Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Fisher, of I At the anniversary meeting next
Bluffton, gave instrumental and vo-1 Monday, Harry Saulnier, superin
cal selections. Itendent of the Pacific Garden Mis-
In Crash On Lincolnia
Her husband and driver of the
bread truck escaped injury.
According to reports, the Kenny
automobile, westbound on the Lin
coln collided with the truck as it
came onto the highway
Huber lane. Kenny’s
ler coupe, badly damag
en to the Burkholdei
Beaverdam. The brea
only minor damages.
Rites For Mother Of
Mrs. J. N. Smucker
Mrs. M. D. Lantz, mother of Mrs.
J. N. Smucker, of Bluffton, and Mrs.
E. J. Bohn, of Pandora, died at the
Lantz country home near Topeka,
Ind., Monday, Nov. 21.
Mrs. Lantz also has six
children attending Bluffton
including Richard and Joan
tier, of Smithville Stanley Bohn I
and Catherine Bohn Hartman, of
Pandora, and Leonard and Mary
Ann Smucker, of Bluffton.
All members of the family in this
area attended funeral services held
at the First Mennonite church in
Topeka last week.
Cory-Rawson eagers opened 1949
50 season play in impressive fashion
last Wednesday night with a 62 to|
49 victory over Beaverdam on
McDowell netted 20 points for
winners, his teammate, Dukes,
18 points, and Recker led for Beav-|
erdam with 16.
Beaverdam reserves won, 31 to 24.
On Saturday night Beaverdam
snapped right back to trounce Lima
St. Gerard, 76 to 9, in the most one
sided rout of many years in area
Recker had 25 points for Beaver
dam, and Neal bagged 18 for second
Twenty-four students in LaFay
ette High school vocational agricul
ture classes left Sunday by chartered
bus to spend several days at the
International Livestock exposition in
In addition to visiting the exposi
tion, the group will see the Swift
packng plant, the Chicago Museum
of Natural History, the Mars Candy
factory, Sears-Roebuck operations
•and the Adler planetarium.
Dr. Oliver Diller IFiftv Years Of Mission Work In Lima
Ftndiayl wm Be Marked By Rev. Adam Welty
Ision in Chicago where Billy Sunday
",as ““verted, win be the ^«*er
I He a's0 W1‘l show a film, “Out of
jed, was tak
id truck had
were re turn
Mr. and Mrs. Kenny
ing to their home in
I Fred Welty, of Greensburg, Pa..
An Indiana woman received chest I son of Rev. Welty, will be the solo
injuries at 1 p. m* last Friday when list on the program.
an automobile driven by her hus-| Rev. Welty began his mission
band was involved fh a collision with I work in Lima on Dec. 5, 1889, after
an Omar bread truck from Lima I having served for several years as
and overturned in a field on the I a teacher in orphanages and public
Harry Huber farm, east of Beaver-1 schools in 'Berne, Ind., Wayne
dam on the Lincoln highway. I county, Ohio, and Pandora.
Mrs. George S. Kenny, 72, of Pe-I The superintendent’s first duties
ru, Ind., hurt in the crash was re-|in Lima were as pastor of the Third
moved to the Bluffton hospital by
the Basinger ambulance. After
treatment the ambulance took her
to her home in Peru.
Street Mission. In August,
he conceived the idea of the
Rescue Home. With the aid
lished in October of that year at
207 E. North street.
In 1917, construction of a $100,000
building for the home was started
at Central avenue and Wayne
street. The home was moved to the
three-story brick structure on June
24, 1920, and has occupied the same
Through the years the home has
provided free meals and lodging for
itinerants. It has distributed cloth
ing to the needy and taken care of
the poor. Religious services are con
ducted for those at the home and
each Saturday night Mr. Welty holds
services for prisoners at the Allen
Since its founding, 122,955 free
meals have been provided and more
than 95,000 men have been given
free lodging. There are no records
of many other services.
Volunteer contributions of interest
ed churches and individuals, as well
as the small sums derived from the
rental of rooms to those able to pay,
have been the home's means of sup
TO HAVE BEEN SELECTED
THE PLATE GLASS AND
WINDOW SETTING FOR
NEW APPLIANCE STORE
MARSHALL & BIXEL
418 N. Central, LIMA Phone 7-0771
MARSHALL 4 BIXEL
ON THE FORMAL OPENING OF THEIR
New Appliance Store
144 N. Main, Bluffton
We are proud to have been selected to Install
the Insulating Tile Ceiling, Decorative Wood
grained Sheet Rock Sidewalls, Counters, Shelv
ing^ and other Exterior and Interior Decorating.
137 Thurman St. BLUFFTON Phone 378-W
It was, in fact, a 50-cent contri
bution that made the home possible.
The donation was made by Mrs.
A. M. Neiswander, one of the
friends of Mr. Welty who helped
him establish the institution. It
was used to buy soap and brooms
to clean out the E. North street
structure that was to house the
A board of trustees is in charge
of the home and its work. The
present board consists of Mr. Welty,
his wife, his son, James, T. R.
Childs, Don Garrison, Walter Jones
and G. D. Armentrout.
Mr. Welty, as superintendent, has
handled active management of the
home since its founding, May 1,
1949. His son, James, was named
assistant superintendent, and he now
assists his father.
GORDON BIXEL. O. D.
121 South Main St., Bluffton
Office Hour. 9:00 A. M,—S:SO P. M.
Open Evening. Wed. & Sat. 7:00 t* StW
Closed Thursday Afternoon.
Francis Basinger, D. D. S
Evan Basinger, D. D. 8.
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