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THURSDAY, APRIL 6. 1950
Absent Voters Ballots Ready Absent voters ballots for electors who will be away from home on pri mary election day next May 2 were fRlEDMA/V SHELBY fl SHOES fj Sizes 3A to 3EE W. H. Gratz Family Shoe Store Scientific Fitting by X-Ray FREE made available this week at the Al len county court house. A voting booth has been erected at the court house for marking the ballots. Height of the Rock of Gibralter is almost 1,500 feet. FOR ALL THE FAMILY We have exciting ityles for the entire family... in long wearing Friedman- Shelby Shoes. Rubber-Coated Fabric Lines Easy On ... Easy Off Paint-Proof .. Snag-Proof Ideal for Painting, Washing Walls or Dishes, Gardening Yes, the handiest glove you’ll ever wear! And yours absolutely free with any purchase of Dean & Barry paint—regardless of amount. Gloves are rubber-coated outside, fabric-lined inside. Go use new DEAN & BARRY HOUSE PAINT with poly-lin I Poly-Un T» th. Deon & Borry trade name for 100% pure polymeric lin» toed oil. Prosser & Prosser Phone 195- W Bluffton, Ohio Ebenezr Mixed Choir In Concert Sunday The Mixed Choir of the Ebenezer church will render a sacred concert of Easter music Easter Sunday evening at 7:30. The choir is under the direction of Waldo Hofstetter with Mrs. Milo Lora, organist and Mrs. Wm. Althaus. pianist. Grace Choir To Give “Seven Last Words" The choir of the Grace Mennonite church of Pandora will render the sacred concert “The Seven Last Words” by Theodore Dubois on Easter Sunday evening, April 9, at 8:00 P. M. Soloists will be: Tenor, George Thomas, Detroit, Mich., and Bass, John Walters, Lima. Mrs. Pearl Mann will be the pianist. GIFTS FOR GRADUATES At-* MISS AMERICA, lovely Jacque Mercer, latest winner of the Miss America Pageant at Atlantic City, with her miniature Lane Cedar Hope Chest. It is an exact duplicate of the miniature Lane Chests each girl graduate in Pandora and Bluffton High schools will be presened free of charge by William Edwards, manager of Basinger Furniture Store. HANDY HOUSEHOLD GLOVES (WHILE THEY LAST] with your purchase of Dean & Barry Paint on easy, slip off easy—soft and comfortable to wear. And they’re snag-proof as well as paint-proof and water proof to give positive protection to manicures and hands. Attractive green color—and available in small, medium and large sizes for the man or lady of the house. Remember—there’s no limit on the amount of your Dean & Barry paint purchase to get these handy house hold gloves absolutely free. So take advantage of your opportunity to get a top value in both gloves and paint at a fraction of the price you would ordinarily pay. Come in come in today. P. S.—Gloves may be purchased at the regular retail price of 60c per pair if you desire. Limited One Pair Per Customer. LET'S MAKE YOUR HOME New Dean & Barry house paint with PolyLin looks smoother, looks glossier, looks better longer! And this means the most beautiful paint job you’ve ever seen, the most durable paint job your dollars can buy. Here’s why: Poly-Lin is the 100% pure polymerized linseed oil that gives Dean & Barry house paint extra smoothness, extra gloss, extra strength and toughness all the way thi-ough. No thinned-out places to prematurely weather and wear. No un sightly brush marks to spoil appearance. Dust and dirt wash off easily from the smooth, higher gloss finish. Paint jobs look better, last much longer to save important dollars for you. No extra cost meaning you benefit, too, because you pay 4 nothing extra for the superior beauty and durability the new i Poly-Lin blend gives. So why pay more why take less? us today, or have your painter-decorator come in. ONLY $4.95 Per Gal- look at your home ... others do THE BLUFFTON NEWS. BLUFFTON. OHIO Donald Coffin Dies After Auto Mishap Donald Coffin, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, a former Bluffton resident and the husband of Yolanda (Hofer) Coffin, died in Florida last Satur day of injuries suffered when he was struck by an automobile. A native of Rawson, Coffin worked at one time for The Triplett Elec trical Instrument Co. here. Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Zella Coffin, of Ft. Lauderdale the widow, who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hofer, of Bluffton, and a son, Dean. CARD OF THANKS I wish to extend my thanks to all those who assisted in any way and who sent cards and visited me during my recent accident. Clinton Balmer See I House pai# Bluffton Students Win Contest Honors Music students of Bluffton High school and neighboring communities rated high in the Northwestern Ohio high school auditions held last Sat urday at Bowling Green State Uni versity. Local instrumentalists received two Superior ratings and will go on to the state final auditions April 22 at Capital University, Columbus. Vocalists were awarded three Su periors, two ratings of Excellent and one Very Good in Saturday’s contest. Those winning Superior ratings will audition at Otterbein College, West erville, on May 13. Winners of ratings in this area were as follows: Piano Solos Class A—Superior Ruth Irene Diller, Bluffton. Class B—Superior: Ada May Oyer, Bluffton. Class C—Superior: Emily Brown, Mt. Cory. Excellent: Nora Mae Powell and Shirley Battles, Mt. Cory. Miriam Amstutz and Phyllis Lentz, Beaverdam. Cornet Solo Class C—Superior: Kay Berry, Bluffton. Tenor Solo Class C—Very Good: James And erson, Rawson-Mt. Cory. Baritone Solos Class B—Superior: John Bauman, Bluffton. Class C—Excellent: Donald Moy er, Rawson-Mt. Cory. Very Good: Richard Patterson, Bluffton. Alto Solos Class C—Excellent: Phyllis Lantz, Beaverdam and Joan Gratz, Bluffton. Soprano Solos Class C—Superior: Janet Althaus, Bluffton. Excellent: Helen Shaw, Joan Cly mer and Emily Brown, Rawson-Mt. Cory. Bass Solo Class C—Superior: Lloyd Redick, Rawson-Mt. Cory. Boys Ensemble The boys ensemble also rated Su perior in the Class competition. Union Missionary Meeting Next Week Missionary societies of the six Mennonite churches in this area will hold a united all-day missionary con ference in the Ebenezer church, be ginning at 10:30 a. m. Thursday of next week. Speakers for the morning subject will represent the field of Africa, and will include Miss Freda Jones and Miss Hannah Bracy, both of Bluffton and Mr. and Mrs. Bont rager, of Elkhart, Ind. Following a pot-luck dinner at noon, the afternoon session, opening at 1:30 p. m., will be on the subject, “India.” Speakers will be Mrs. Harold Retzlaff, Mrs. John Thiessen and Kenneth Bauman. Rayon Boutwell _____ Census Worker Rayon J. Boutwell, Rural Route 1, Bluffton, is one of Hancock county’s census takers in the enumeration program launched this week. TELEPHONE NOTICE Our office will close from 1:45 until 3:15 p. m. on Good Friday in order that all employees who can be spared without interrupting service may be free to devote this time to prayer. The Bluffton Telephone Co. Used Equipment TRACTORS 1-BN with Cultivators l-F-14 with Cultivators l-F-12 with Cultivators 1-Oliver 60 with Cultivators 1-10-20 on Rubber 1-International 9A 7ft. Disc 1-John Deere 7 ft. Disc New Equipment Ready for Immediate Delivery TRACTORS Farmall Tractors—Models M. H. and Cub 50 T. Balers New Holland Hay Balers Spring Tooth Harrows Peg Tooth Harrows Tractor Plows Lime Spreaders Dunham Cultipackers, Cultimul chers and Disc Harrows Haminermills Cylinder Corn Shelters Clipper Fanning Mills DAIRY EQUIPMENT International Milkers Milk Coolers, Seperators, and Dairy Heaters. International Havester Freezers and Refrigerators Used Refrigerators good selec tion, low price. C. F. Niswander International Harvester Dealer Bluffton, Ohio Morris Triplett Is Speaker In Lima Morris Triplett was the speaker at a dinner meeting of the Lima Torch club last week in the Argonne hotel in Lima. He talked on “Influ ence of Industry in the Modern Community.” The Torch club is a professional men’s organization. During the last 2,000 years, 132 species and subspecies of mammals have become extinct. 10^4 WiAfuifii.iiO.Wr* joy and happiness Eastertime is flower-time and traditional Easter lilies are ready to grace your table to please and delight your gracious hostess. To compliment new Easter outfits ... made-to-order corsages.’ Basinger Florist Ralph Basinger, Prop. Phone 404-W Bluffton, Ohio 109 Grove Street COATS for EASTER Hurry and see our wonderful collection ol tlie famous Reisman-Rotliman kiddles Coats .... fashionable checks, many blue coverts, etc. Sizes 6 months to 6 years. Quality merchandise—moderately priced Illi Our new Fashions have arrived Do come see them! DRESSES Sizes 6 months to 6 years RICE DRY GOODS TOT SHOP PAGE THREE For Quality MERCHANDISE selected by you in your own home Call or Write: Your new Fuller Brush Dealer George Oberdier Box 37—Phone 2 on 10 ________Clm »rdate. Ohio FLOWERS .. true expression ^-^7 ^L -dfw -I1.