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Manager Harry Klay’s protest paid off last week after his Carma Theatre eagers had lost their first game in Allen County Independent league play by a one-point margin. Following the protest the contest was forfeited to the Bluffton team because Spencerville had used an ineligible player. When the game ended Spencerville had been on the long end of a 49 to 48 score, but the protest gave the victory to Bluffton, and virtually clinched for them the league cham pionship. Richland Center Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Luginbuhl and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Marquart spent Sunday in Norwalk the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Sharp and son Jimmy. Ralph Woodhead spent a few days last week with his wife and Mr. and Mrs. Harley Kessler of Lima. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Matter and daughter Carolyn were Saturday evening supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Gratz and daughter Sharon in honor of Carolyn’s and Sharon’s birthday. Mrs. Leonard Gratz and Mrs. Min nie Moser spent last Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Sam Kohler and J. A. Leatherman Roofing and Spouting All Joints Soldered Furnace Repair Formerly located at 107 S. Main St. Now at Sohio Station, South Main St and Bentley Road Leave orders at new location Phone: 199-W Carma Five Will Play Lima Ordnance In League On Forfeit Here Monday W in To Quality Egg Producers of Bluffton Area It will pay you to bring your eggs to VAILLANCOURT FARMS Egg Buying Station No. 4 Washington & Spring Sts. Bluff ion, Ohio Last week we paid the following prices for quality eggs: Grade A Large White...............................32c Grade A Medium Whjte...........................23c Grade A Large Brow|i.............................29c Grade A Medium BroWn......................... 22c For pickup service call Illuffton phone 257-W OUR LADIES SHOE SALE Only two games remain to be played in the loop, and the Carma five this Thursday will tangle with Cairo on the Beaverdam court. The final contest will be played Wed nesday, February 8. Next Monday, Carma eagers will play Lima Ordnance five in a con test at the college gymnasium. In a tilt this Monday, the locals topped Lima Sunset Inn by a score of 76 to 58 on the college floor. Rocky played a stellar game for the victors. daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel Boutwell and daughters Barbara and Marcia and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Schaublin and family were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schaublin. Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Gratz and daughter Sharon were callers. Mr. and Mrs. Watson Steiner spent last Monday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Marion Hochstettler and daugh ter and Mr. and Mrs. Amos Gerber and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gerber and family were Sunday evening callers. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Core and family and Ernest Gratz spent Fri day evening with Mr. and Mrs. Cloyce Kidd. They called on Mr. and Mrs .Bert Bowyer and son on Sun day afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Amstutz, Jr., and sons moved on the farm his father bought, the former Myers farm. Mr. and Mrs. Don Dillman and family called Sunday evening at the Amos and Weldon Luginbuhl home. Mrs. Sam Kohler and daughter were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Rhuel Kohler and sons. Rev. Harold Burkholder of Omaha, Neb., spent the week end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Burk holder. Other Sunday afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. Albert Diller and family, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Lehman and family, Mr. and Mrs. Gid Garmatter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Reece Huber, Mr. and Mrs. Quinten Burkholder and son Harry, 1 CONTINUES ALL THIS WEEK W. H. Gratz Family Shoe'Store Scientific X-ray Fitting a Specialty Bluffton, Ohio Mr. and Mrs. Donald Balmer and Mr. and Mrs. Donivan Montgomery and daughter Connie. Mr. and Mrs. Noland Benroth and family of Lima were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Follas and daughter Joan. Afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. Sam Basinger oi Col. Grove. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schaublin called on Mrs. J. I. Luginbuhl, Sun day evening. Mr. and Mrs. Donivan Montgomery and daughter called on Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel Boutwell and daughters, Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Matter and daughter Carolyn were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Matter. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Moser, Mr. and Mrs. Donivan Moser and daugh ter, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Moser, Mr. and Mrs. Roily Moser and sons, Mrs. Minnie Moser and Mr.and Mrs. James Gratz and son were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Leon ard Gratz. Here, There, and Everywhere Miss Mary Lee Pracy, Toledo, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Wm. Lam oreaux in Col. Brove. Mrs. Frank Sarkle and daughter of Ashland visited last week in the home of her sister, Mrs. Stella Ever sole, Col. Grove. Dr. A. E. King, Mt. Cory has been elected president of the Han cock County Board of Education succeeding Victor Sink of Liberty township. Mrs. Lena Streator, Col. Grove, entertained friends from Cleveland and Chicago who came to attend the wedding of her son, Carl, to Miss June Darkin, Sunday. Members of Gilboa Grange hon ored Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence McCul lough at their home north of Gilboa in honor of their silver wedding an niversary. Mr. and Mrs. b. J. Kissel, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hoffman of Col. Grove are visiting in the home of the former’s son-in-law and daughter, Rev. and Mrs. Chester Armentrout and family of Sparta, Illinois, Mt. Cory Farm Institute was held Tuesday and Wednesday with prin cipal speakers, Dr. Tennyson Guyer, Forest G. Hall, Hancock county agent Milford Schmidt and Mrs. Glenn Dennis of Findlay and Mrs. Frederick Lauriat of Bluffton. Pfc. Hubert Griffith, Col. Grove, has been assigned to the 97th Bomb Group at Biggs Air Force Base, El Paso, Texas. Sale of the 67-year-old Methodist social center building in Gilboa is planned by the board of trustees soon. Its sale will mark the close of a religious era in that Putnam county community. Use of the building as a church ended in 1940 when the Methodist Episcopal and Methodist Protestant churches were merged nationally. In 1833 the Methodist Episcopal group was form ed 4n Gilboa and charter members were Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hall, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Guissinger, H. W. Montgomery, Samuel McDonald and Sarah Crawfis. The first ser mon was preached by Rev. Elam Day in the log cabin home of the Halls east of Gilboa. Present pastor of the congregation is Rev. G. W. Why man. Mrs. Herbert Marshall, surgical patient in Lima St. Rita’s hospital, was removed Saturday to her home near Alger. Her condition is re ported fair. Charles Lemley, Findlay, and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Marshall visited their mother Mrs. Regina Lemley in Portland, Ind., recently. CARD OF THANKS We wish to express our sincere thanks to all friends, and neighbors for their aid and sympathy in the death and burial of our brother and uncle, Aaron Welty, also Rev. Welch who officiated at the funeral. Mr. and Mrs. Amos Reichenbach and relatives LEGAL NOTICE Catharine Morris, whose last known place of address was Catharine Morris, 617 Seitz Street, Easton. Pennsylvania, is hereby notified that Clifton Morris, has filed his petition against her for divorce and other equitable relief, on the grounds of gross neglect of duty, in Case Number 39373 of the Common Pleas Court of Allen County, Ohio, and that said cause will be for hearing on or about six weeks from the date of the first publication of this notice. DURBIN & NAVARRE Attorney for Plaintiff 301 Dominion Building Lima, Ohio 45 LEGAL NOTICE Clessie Lee Friend, whose last known place of address was Clessie Lee Friend, 334 East Austin Avenue, Flint Michigan, is hereby notified that Delbert Friend, has filed his petition against her for divorce and other equitable relief, on the grounds of gross neglect of duty, in Case Number 39332 of the Common Pleas Court of Allen County, Ohio, and that said cause will be for hearing on or about six weeks from the date of the first publication of this notice. DURBIN & NAVARRE Attorney for Plaintiff 301 Dominion Building Lima. Ohio 42 THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO Advertised in LIFE Bedding Box in Base Potketed COILS There's 3 in your-future with 3-future buift-ir WALLPAPER Sc -WALTERMIRE’S ALWAYS A LARGE SELECTION IN STOCK BEAUTYREST Modern SOFA BED First time shown. Beautiful modern style with Beautyrest construction in seat and back. The most comfortable sofa bed any where and the smartest looking. New covers. Shop early. *Overdrive and white sidewall tires available at extra cost Ford Automatic Overdrive* offers flexible operation that cuts shifting. For extra passing power, too, just press down on the gas pedal. It spells extra safety to go with Ford’s 35% easier-acting "King-Size” Brakes and Ford's "sound conditioned" "Lifeguard" Body—now 13 ways stronger. BIXEL MOTOR SALES 131 Cherry St. Telephone 172-W Bluffton, Ohio Forty-seven Years of Dependable Service You save up to 15% tn gas with Overdrive*. Only Ford In its field foStan you'} this money-saving feature. And only brings you a V-8 engine (now hushed to (/whisper) for hundreds less than most "Sixes.”/y your engine cuts Ford Automatic Overdrive* revolutions 30%. That means your engine can loaf along at 35 m.p.h. when your Ford is doing 50! 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