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THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 1950
HARVEST HANDLER Weighs 1OO lb*., 16 ft. long. A lower-price model for those not re quiring greater capacities. FARMERS PRODUCE Bluffton, Ohio Offers lendly Service [yers of Cream, E McCormic^ Blu! 's and Poultry RO E SERVICE CLAYTON HARKNESS, Mgr 322 N. Main Street Bluffton Phone 284-W NEW HARVEST-HANDLER ELEVATOR lghtweight—versatile Easily positioned by one man. Handles 380 but ear com per hr. at 35°. Grain at com parable speeds. fo^ks the year ’round handling grain, ear com, titter and similar loads. Adaptable for many Jobs and unusual (operating positions. Steel chain and flights or con 11 tinvous rubber belt and flights. Choice of gase line or electric power units. Has many other out •ton,in9 features. Sells for a fraction of Tjjjk, what you think. See your Harvest-Handler '"x dealer or write for FREE literature. -Deering Dealer Eton, Ohio Sine 1882 "The Safe Place To Save" [INSURED Our Current Rafe of gamings is Wh The CITIZENS 209 N. Main St. Lima, O. IT'S LE Ford Model F-5 shown, 14,000 lbs. G.V.W, one of over 175 Ford Truck models from 95-h.p. Pickups to 145-h.p. Big Jobs. And the Ford F*5 Registration figures prove it! The Ford F-5 has outstripped all sales competition since 1945. In fact, since the war’s end, smart truckers have chosen the F-5 over the next leading make by a ratio of five to three! So, follow the lead of men who really know ton-and-a-half’s. Switch to Ford and Ford economy! Model Only 11? lbs., 16 ft. length, 2 HP Miginel iswander k FULL VALUE k Q/''" from your Savinqs! outs every other 1 Vi ton WAY the 4 1. Up fo 1 2. 3. Upto 310 4. 5. FORD TRUCKS LAST LONGER Using latest registration data or 6,592,000 trucks, life insurance experts prove Ford Trucks last longer I THE FIELD YEARS Is today! THE BL August with all its trappings and impedimenta settling down for a three weeks’ stay hot days— but nights not unpleasant with homegrown roasting ears and toma toes—muskmelons, too, in the offing —to distract one’s mind from the more trying aspects of the season rainfall none too plentiful—fact is, unless there’s relief soon, we’ll be in the midst of a full fledged drought however, such rainfall as we’ve had has be£n fairly well spaced to keep Riley creeks flowing, which means that Bluffton’s sewage situation hasn’t been up for its reg ular summer airing—and speaking of the sewer situation, you may some state men poking around creeks this week—they’re here to termine the flow from some of larger sewers—and the newly form ed local Junior Chamber of Com merce this week pledged itself to do a lot of personal work to promote the sewer issue if and when it comes to a vote council has talked about it—but nothing more—per haps as a little window dressing for benefit of the state down at Columbus viewing us with a general impression that we have gotten away with this thing too long—and too well albeit the Korean situation may help to stave off the day of crackdown despite all this Bluffton has again this summer been singularly free from polio—only one case re ported this summer—which also was last year’s total and this is one of the best weeks of the year to see meteors and shooting stars—the peak of which should be Friday night and dominating the night sky is the brilliant Sirius, the dog star rising in the heavens to an nounce that dog days are here—and fall can’t be member five when Bluffton brate the end week we are registering for civilian defense as a precaution against other war with new and more rible means of devastation and struction and speaking whoopee, there was plenty of that in Bluffton last Friday and Satur day at the semi-annual dollar days with stores crowded by thrifty shoppers snapping up bargains—so fast was the trading that one mer- see the de the board of health which has been suspicious eye— in the board is far off and re years ago this week made whoopee to cele of the war—and this an ter- de of Household Electric Appliance TSiectrical Supplies for House Wiring Lighting Fixtures Radios Mumma Electric Shop Carl Mumma 122 North Main Ilw Iftr For power to handle even greater loads—the Ford F-6 Ford Model F-6, 16,000 lbs. G.V.W., gives you a choice of V-8 or Six in three engines—including the new iio-h.p. six. IN SALES BECAUSE IPS WAY AHEAD IN VALUE 6. better than make* brake shoe Widest lining. re ssi on ratio. Highest Ford Trucking Costs Less Because BIXEL MOTOR SALES 131 Cherry Street Phone 172-W Bluffton, Ohio Choice of V-8 or Six engine. 7. Oil filter standard. fl. Oil bath air cleaner standard. 9. lbs. more payload. lbs. higher G.V.W. less chassis weight Up to 1 rear Biggest clutch lining area. 10. "Million Dollar" Cab for more comfort, roominess and safety. z° G*r JFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO chant who came down town early Friday morning to open his store didn’t have time to get his break fast until mid-afternoon. Days may be numbered for Bluff ton’s elm trees oldest living things in town, some of which stood scores of years before the arrival of Jo seph DeFord, the first settler. One of the best known is the big elm in the Presbyterian church yard. The trees, unfortunately, are in the path of the fatal elm blight which appeared in the eastern states several years ago and has been ing steadily westward. AUG. 26 THROUGH SEPT. 1 COLUMBUS mov- been hun re The blight has this summer reported in Oberlin, only one dred miles from Bluffton. It viously was found in Cleveland. Only method of combatting the plague thus far discovered is to cut down and burn the affected trees and spray others, which has failed to halt the blight’s spread. Speaking of elms, that storm which swept a path through Orange township three weeks ago did some fantastic things in the Hartman woods west of State Route the Ewing school. One strangest was a 115-foot bark ripped loose from a blown down by the force of the wind, forming a natural which youngsters of the hood are enjoying in the the sylvan retreat. 69 near of the strip of big elm hammock neighbor midst of annua! reunion of the Thursday—one of the reunions in this sec- Forty-first Black school oldest school tion—then there are also the Owens and Rayl schools and others which hold their annual get-togethers. There should be more of them—it’s indeed a badge of distinction to have learned the 3-R’s in a little red school house and much of what America has accomplished traces its roots back to the traditions of self reliance, honesty, thrift and hard work which were cardinal teachings in those days of rugged pioneering. The Lester Niswanders home from a two weeks’ outing visiting in Lake Charles, Louisiana. While there they enjoyed a day’s fishing in the Gulf of Mexico angling for big ones and they were not disap pointed. Lester snagged a 55-inch long fish weighing 45 pounds as well as some smaller fry and sighted a 5-foot shark near their boat. MAKE A DATE TO CELEBRATE OUR We’re 100 year* young! Plan a holiday for the whole family in the gay atmosphere of this great agricultural exposition. See one of the nation’s top horse shows. Enjoy the harness races with $37,500 In purses. Hear Dr. George W. Crane, noted psychologist, at a non denominational Sunday service. See the Junior Fair exhibits, dis play* and demonstration*. Columbus I* only a few hour* by car, bus or train from anywhere In Ohio. DON’T MISS IT! orfS? A95tf IT'S A WEEK YOU’LL NEVER FORGET! See Agriculture and Industry on Parade! Speaking of the weather, for 36 years there has been no rain at Ada on the third Wednesday in August— at least not enough to rain out the annual Farmers and Merchants pic nic which this year is August 16. So, if you’re Hiking for a pretty safe bet on a rainless day, you might be reasonably sure of cashing in by picking the third ust. Wednesday in Aug- son of the J. P. Otto Klassen, Klassens of South Jackson street, a medical student at the University of Illinois in Chicago was more than a little surprised when he purchased a second-hand text book and found therein a slip of paper which ap parently contained the name and ad drees of someone connected Bluffton hospital. Portion of the name and address remaining read: “Miss Norma............... Community Bluffton, Ohio.” How the slip happened to be in the book which was purchased in a large store in the heart of Chicago’s loop district or the identity of the unknown Norma, is a mystery. Miss Sylvia Biederman, hospital superin tendent, said she could recall of no one by nected that name having been con with the institution. Bertha Woods of West col- Mrs. lege avenue and a member of the Methodist church, whose failing eye sight makes it impossible for her to read ordinary print, will receive a special edition hand printed in large letters of the bulletin which her pastor, Rev. Paul Cramer, regularly sends to his congregation. Although she can read only head lines, and that with the aid of a strong magnifying glass, she has been for years a subscriber to the Bluffton News. the and who Each week when paper arrives, it is laid aside read to her by her children visit here frequently. Bluffton resident for the past 54 years, she has maintained a live ly interest in local her double handicap sight and hearing. affairs despite of failing eye other day with She remarked the a smile that in late years fewer friends call. “I guess,” she said, “it’s too much of a task for them.” Might be a good idea to drop in and visit Mrs. Woods some of these summer days. •POINTMENT NOTICE OF A THE STATE OF OH Allen County, sa. Estate of Lydian I idertscher Deceased of R. F. 1). No. 1. been appointed and tor of the estate of .e of Alien County, Wayne F. Badertsch Bluffton, Ohio, has qualified as Administn Lydian Badertscher Is Ohio, deceased. Dated this l“th day JOSEPH July 1950 B. QU ATMAN ■obate Judge 18 I E of 80c per ton :d after July 24, within 30 days rfy-__________ NOT Special discount on all coal deliver if payment is mad from date of deli SMGFR L'OAL HIPS tv lOF, our Each lump of is a nugget Each black ed with heat■in ton of it is correctly delivered. anthracite good cheer, of it is pack Each rly cleaned, and promptly tensity weighs HOWARD STAGER COAL YARD N9 MAIN ST.a/A C.&Y. RY. OFFICE 265-Y MOMF 354 W For a Good fJsed Car, see this sei your Buick Dialer’s. iction at 1919 Buick Supe black, ful ly equipped wit! low mileage, cleai Dynaflow, cyl., radio, 1916 Pontiac, 6 heater, clean. 1949 Buick Superlblue, 4 Dr. Sedan, with Dytiaflow, as clean as a new car. 1938 Buick Special, 4 Dr. Sedan, extra cleat buy. 1947 e so a Ci clean, low mileage. 1947 James Motor a good invertible, !ycle MILLER BUICK SALES Main & Elm Stk Phone 381-W Bluffton, Ohio YOU with torn book The paper had evidently been and the fragment found in the had been used as a shopping list with grocery items appearing on the re verse side. ALL DEAD STOCK REMOVED We Pay $2.50 for Horses .... $2.50 for Cows According to size and condition. BUCKEYE REDUCTION COMPANY, Findlay, Ohio Phone MAIN 475 Collect BftANCH or rOSTOBU ANIMAL PRODUCTS. INC. CAN ABOUT THE Yes, yoc can enjoy the indoor climate you want, through all the seasons! Here’s the conditioner that keeps your home epol and comfortable in summer, balmy and warm in winter. Gives filtered, gently-circulated air at all times. Make your own weather, keep your family healthier. Ask us for survey and completely installed price. 4 Greding Hardware BLUFFTON, OHIO FOR BETTER DRAINAGE and INCREASED YIELDS use CONCRETE DRAIN TILE available in four, five, six, eight, ten and twelve inch sizes BLUFFTON CEMENT BLOCK, INC. 305 East Cherry St. Bluffton,jOhio Phone 365-W Highest Market Price For Poultry and Eggs ^Country Route Service—a phone call brings our truck to your door. a Ei I Charles I'iiisiiifcr PHONE 492-W Lawn & Elm Streets Bluffton, Ohio 4 ■. MAKES LAUNDRY, AND DISHES BRIGHT AND SPARKLING! LIGHTENS EVERY HthlSEHfllft TASK! No other household servant gives you so much daily help and luxury as hot water. 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