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PAGE TWO
A New Year Another Opportunity
Keep That Resolution
Be Better Insured id 1950
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204 S. LAWN AVtf.
FARMERS PRODUCE
Bluffton, Ohio
Offers Friendly Service
Buyers of
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Evangelistic
Crusade
Every Night 7:30
MRS. BUNDY
Organist-Pianist
Jani 16 to 21
St. John Mennonite
Church
Pandora
Jan. 22 to 29
H. S. Auditorium
Bluffton
Youth Nites Saturday Nites
Sponsored by Tri-County Evangelistic Association
Beaverdam
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Burno and
daughter Isabelle of Ottawa and
Doris Anne Hall were dinner guests
on Monday of Mr. and Mrs. Bert
Leatherman and son Merlin.
Bussell Wolf attended the funeral
of John Moore on Sunday at the
Elida church.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lewis and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Rae
Lewis and family of Lima and Alice
Lewis of Bluffton spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lewis.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Massie and
family of Lima, and Mr. and Mrs.
Morris Anderson and family of
Pandora, visited on Sunday with
Mrs. Lillie Anderson.
Mrs. Peter Amstutz who broke her
hip several days ago and is a pa
tient at Memorial hospital in Lima,
is improving at this time.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Augsburger
and daughter Twyla were Sunday
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ver
non Neff of Hume.
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Wich and
daughter Gene of Bluffton spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Wayne
Downey and family.
Mrs. Sam Varvel has been hired to
succeed Miss Ruth Durkee as the
school cafeteria cook for the re
mainder of the year. Miss Durkee
left on Tuesday for Perrysburg
where she expects to make her home
with Mr. and Mrs. Carl Schmidt and
family.
The W. S. S. of the Methodist
church held an all day meeting on
Thursday at the home of Mrs. Isaac
Amstutz.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Zimmerman and
family were Sunday dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hall and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Williams and
family, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Williams spent Sunday at the Wil
liam Williams home of Lima.
Mrs. Myrtle Lutterbein visited over
the week end at the home of her
son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Max
Will You?
IF YOUR home burns
down today will you have
the cash to rebuild it?
You will have if your in
surance has been correctly
selected in the right
amounts. Ask this agency
to check your policies.
There is no obligation
whatever.
Diller Insurance Agency
“Diller’s Policies Pay**
Clarence D. Diller. Agent
Phone 239-W
125 N. Main St. Bluffton, Ohio
REV. & MRS. IN ER BASINGER
Musicians
THE BLU**TVN NEWS, BLUETTVN, UH1O
Lutterbein of Wapakoneta.
The C. W. F. of the Church of
Christ were entertained on Thursday
evening at the home of Mrs. Kent
Amstutz. Attending were: Lavone
Amstutz, Velma Arnold, Cora Barber,
Mary Barber, Bertha Dally, Molly
Graveline, Mary Keiffer, Lavaun
Lewis, Effie Pfeiffer, Faye Reigel,
Elizabeth Van Meter, Pearl Vertner,
Ella Yant, Myra Yant, Rowena
Sandy, Mildred Varvel, and the
hostess.
Mrs. Florence Parker and son
Alton of Lima were Sunday evening
dinner guests of Mrs. Maud Cordrey.
Ray Salsbury and son Glendon of
Sunbury, visited at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Anderson on Satur
day.
Mr. and Mrs. T. V. Stim and son
David spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. L. Shaer of Continental.
Bobby Watkins of Mt. Cory visited
during the past week at the Frank
Anderson home.
Mr. and Mrs. Neil Parmenter of
Lima, were Sunday evening callers
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl
Creviston.
Mr. J. J. Beer and daughter
Delilah of Pandora were Sunday
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. I.
Amstutz.
Mr. and Mrs. J- Amstutz and
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hall were Sun
day evening callers at the Sam
Basinger home in Col. Grove.
Pleasant Hill
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hilty called on
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Stratton,
Friday evening.
Mrs. Willard Jennings visited her
father, Thomas Fleming of Lafayet
te, Monday. He is slowly improving
from his recent illness.
Past week callers of Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur Phillips were Chet Long,
Earl, Elton and Carey Younkman.
Mr. and Mrs. Carey Younkman
and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Elton
Younkman and family and Francis
and Earl Younkman were week end
callers of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Younk
man.
Mrs. Metta Phillips will be hostess
to the W. S. C. S. this Thursday
afternoon.
Recent visitors of Mr. and Mrs.
W. S. Jennings and son were Mr.
and Mrs. J. L. Gratz, Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. Reichenbach and daughter Bar
Stratton
bara and Mr. and Mrs. R. A.
Sunday evening guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Raymond Stratton were Mr.
and Mrs. A. L. Watt, Mr. and Mrs.
Maurice Bell and Mr. and Mrs. J. L.
Gratz.
Mr and Mrs. Forest Speaks and
son of Lancaster, were Sunday din
ner guests of hef sister, Mrs. Hallie
Sheets and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Zimmerman
attended the funeral of their niece
Saturday morning at Basinger Fun
eral home. She was the 6-month old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Herr.
Mrs. Mabel Jennings entertained
members of her Sunday School class
Sunday after Sunday school. A pot
luck dinner was served at noon.
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Blosser and daughters Sheryl,
Nancy and Connie, Mr. and Mrs.
Berdell Huber, daughters Anita Lee
and son Richard, Mr. and Mrs. Wins
ton Jennings and sons Larry and
Tommy, Mae and Edgar Huber, Mr.
and Mrs. Cloyce Ernest and sons
David and James, and Mr. and Mrs.
Kenneth Hauenstein and daughter
Jeannine and son Edgar.
Mr. and Mrs. Hallie Sheets and
son were Saturday evening callers
of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Laurin and
daughter of Lima.
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Bluffton, Ohio
Bluffton public library patrons
read 24,232 books during the last
year, an increase of 12 books per
capita, or 21 per registered bor
rower, it was reported this week by
Miss Ocie Anderson, librarian.
These totals do not include books
used within the public school sys
tem, for which no records are kept,
Miss Anderson said.
Increase in the number of vol
umes distributed over the preceding
year was 6,131, writh each month’s
circulation showing an increase over
the same month in 1948.
During the year, 686 new volumes
were added to the library, increasing
the total number of volumes to 14,
900.
Two sets of slides were contribut
ed by the Bluffton Ministerial asso
ciation, and 26 film strips were con
tributed by the department of re
ligious education in the schools.
Five newspapers and 72 magazines
are received by the library, and
books not on library shelves are bor
rowed from the state when patrons
In Memoriam
Library Book Circulation Is Up
During 1949, Annual Report Shows
loving memory of our husband
father Forest R. Hagerman,
passed away January 14, 1949.
In
and
who
“BEYOND LIFE’S GATEWAY”
Just beyond life’s gateway
Is a garden bright and fair,
Where again we’ll meet our loved one
And there’ll be no parting there.
Pain and sorrow will be banished—
Gone all heartaches and all tears
Just beyond life’s gateway
by
Where they count not time
years.
Sadly missed by
Mrs. Forest R. Hagerman
Mr. and Mrs. Jackson W. Koontz
STAGE'S WAL KIDS
GO ON YOUR. WAY
I YOU FRIGID CUSS
YOUR COLD DEMEANOR
don’t bluff us
Old Man Winter holds no fears
for our customers! Be com
fortable and THRIFTY by.sey
ing us for your coal!/. .1/ jJ
HOWARD STAGER
COAL YARD
N? MAIN ST.a A. C. Y. RY.
OFFICE 265-Y •••HOME 354-W
ask for them.
Memorial collections have been
started at the library for Sidney
Hauenstein, Marilyn Stratton, Elvira
Sutter Perry and Mrs. Emma Cris
mer, mother of Mrs. Paul Cramer.
PIECE GOODS
New equipment at the library in
cludes two steel stacks for the mag
azine room and a typewriter.
NOTICE
TO RESIDENTS OF BLU
AND VICINITY
Enrollment in the Bluffton Commi
Auxiliary Blue Cross Group is availal
year—in October.
This is the Blue Cross Group of which Mrs. D. W
Bixler is the hospital representative/
New applications will be received only during the open
enrollment period which is ordinarily October 1 to 15
of each year.
HOSPITAL SER\
(The Blue Cross Plan in
E. J. Staton, Executivi
Dauch Bldg.
The La pc Co.
We are entering our 25th Year in Business.
The oldest unchanged firm. Sure we
are celebrating foil' you.
OUR WINTER COATS arid CHILDRENS
SNOW SUITS AT 29% LESS.
Gaberdine “Non Crushable’7 .1 yd. $1.09
Corduroy, soft finish, fine Wale 1 .yd. $1.69
Rayon, heavy faile .... I.. yd. $1.09
These Fabrics are in Six distinct Colors—Wine, Grey, INew Green, Blue, Tan, Red.
Some 56 in. Woolens in plain and plaids at $1.00 yd.
Others at $1.98 and $2.98
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 1950
MaRuss
Shoppe
Seo Ils for a
GOOD USED CAD
1949 Ford Custom “6” Fordor, Heater $1495.00
1949 Ford Custom “8” Tudor, Rpdio, Heater $1495.00
1948 Ford, Super Dlx, Tudor, Radio, Heater .... $1325.00
1948 Plymouth Special Dlx, Club Coupe $1325.00
1948 Chevrolet Stylemaster, Radio, Heater $1325.00
1947 Willys “Jeep” Station Wagon, Overdrive ...$ 995.00
1946 Hudson, Super Six [................................ $ 950.00
1946 Plymouth, Special Dlx 1 $1050.00
1941 Ford Super Dlx Club Coupe $ 465.00
1940 Mercury, Fordor, Radio, Heater $ 595.00
1940 Ford |.................................. $ 475.00
1937 Chrysler Royal, Fordor, Radio, Heater $ 250.00
1937 Ford “60” Tudor .................................. $ 125.00
1934 Chevrolet L.................................. $ 110.00
CASH TERMS TRADE
Bixel’s Used Car Sales
OPEN ffiVENINGS
North Main St. Phlne 139-T Bluffton, Ohio
DEPARTMENTI
Gifts
Distinctly
Open afternoon
Open evenings
1:00—5:30
appointment
313 Camplis Drive
ON
Hospital
once a
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This Area.)
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Lima, Ohio

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