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THURSDAY. DEC. 28. 1950
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Huttenlocher and family, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Todd, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Hegel of Cleve land and Mr, and Mrs. Myrl D. Hull of Kenton spent the week end at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Todd of South Lawn avenue. Miss Fluff Biome of New York and Mrs. Hazel Biome of North from ft BRANCH OF FOSTORIA ANIMAL A-l Cars at Used Car Chevrolet Aero Sedan- 1948 Kaiser 4 Door—Heater 1947 1946 Ford Deluxe 8 Cyl. Ti Ford Deluxe 8 Cyl. Tu| Ford 6 Cyl. Club Coup Ford Tudor—Radio, Plymouth Coupe Chevrolet (2) 1946 1942 1941 1940 1937 Open Evenings Bluffton, Oh o CARMA THEAT “Movies are BETTER THURSDAY-FRIDAY-S, Wait Disney’^ Matinee Sunday continuous fi NEW YEAR’S EVE—11:30 P. Distinctive Y- Inexpensive FOR ALLI OCCASIONS 313 Campus Drive ALL DEAD STOCK REMOVED We Pay $4.00 for Horses .. BUCKEYE REDUCTION COMPA Phone MAIN 47 IODUCTB. INC. Sixel's Lot Radio, Heater lor—Heater LTURDAY So Dear To My Heart in Technicolor LUANO PATTON BOBE Y DRISCOLL LY SUNDAY-MOND WILL ROGERS DAVID TUESDAY-WEDNEI DAY The Woman on LARAINE DA And may the new'year 3:00 P. M. I.—(SUNDAY) REM Pier 13 •e Main street were Christmas ev guests. A Christmas dinner at the home of Lewis J. Dukes and family was enjoyed by Mr. and Mrs. Leotus Sutter and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Sutter of Pandora Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Herr and son Evan and Mrs. H. J. Sutter of Bluffton. MaRuss $4-00 for Cows ndition. According to sizo and et ^Y, Findlay, Ohio Collect r—Radio, Heater iter BIXEL USED ClIR SALES Phone 139-T nr BLUFFTON Nt OHIO lan ever w Bring you many pl deeper friendships, happiness .... We hope, too, that our bank may play a part come true in nt hours, health and in making your hopes ’51. Closed New Year’s Day January 1st The Citizens National Bank Member Federal Reserve System Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation THE BLUFFTON NEWS C. A. BIERY, Editor Published weekly at Bluffton, Ohio, by tha^Bluffton News Publishing and Printing Co. Subscription rates: Year, $2.50 six months, $1.50 anywhere in U. S. Entered as second class matter at the postoffice at Blafftnn, Ohio, under the Act of March 8, 1879. Mr. and Mrs. Tesla Steams visited at the Ralph Stearns home on South Spring street last Wednesday. All kinds of markers and monu ments. Prices right. Samuel Bixel, 409 S. Main, Bluffton, Ohio. 41 Basinger ambulance removal—Mrs. Donald Martens from Mt. Cory to Bluffton hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stearns spent Christmas day at Tiffin with Mr. and Mrs. John Moore and family. I Miss Fluff Biome of New York city spent the Christmas week end with her mother, Mrs. Hazel Biome i of North Main street. Wade Mumma of Detroit spent the Christmas week end with his father, Carl Mumma of North Main street. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Grtitz of South Main street have left to spend the winter in St. Petersburg, Florida. i Mr. and Mrs. Homer Gf iger of Cleveland, former Bluffton residents, spent the week end with relatives and friends here. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Hauenstein of Ann Arbor, Mich., spent Christ mas with his mother, Mrs. Sidney Hauenstein of Campus drive. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Lora of Mon roe, Mich., were week end guests at the home of Mrs. Lydia Miss Clara Lora. Lora and Woods of with his Mr. and Mrs. Harold Detroit spent Christmas mother, Mrs. Bertha Woods of West College avenue. Fred Fritchie, Sr., daughter Sharon and son Paul spent Christmas at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Warken tin and family of Route 5, Swanton, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Vroman and daughter of Toledo spent Christmas with Mrs, V roman’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lewis of North Lawn avenue. Dr. Wade Basinger of Philadelphia was in Bluffton to spend Christmas with his parents, Dr. and Mrs, Francis Basinger of South Lawn avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Wiebe and daughter Judith of Willard, and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cox and family of Maumee spent Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Stettler. Mr. and Mrs. Pearl Geiger, Wilma and Weldon Geiger spent Christmas day with the formers’ son, Myron Geiger at Camp Breckenridge, Ky. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Amstutz of Etna, Calif., and Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Amstutz of Baaverdam visited at the home of Mr. Friday. and Mrs. Amos Suter, Marsh, Aldine Basinger Mrs. Amos Suter were Mrs. Della and Mr. and guests on Christmas day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Knight of Mt. Blanchard. Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Geiger and daughters of East Kibler street spent the Christmas week end with Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gooding of Delaware and Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Pugh of Columbus. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hahn of West Elm street had as their guests Sat urday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hahn and family of Lima and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hahn and family of Findlay. Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Zuercher and family of Beaverdam, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Morton and family of Muncie, Ind., and Chas. Swank were enter tained Frank street. at Christmas dinner at the Zuercher home on Mound and Mrs. Alvin Augsburger Mr. and daughter Ann of Oak Harbor were Christmas week end guests at the home of Mrs. Augsburger’s mother, Mrs. Albert Benroth of North Main street. Diller ambulance removals—Mrs. Inez Dukes from Bluffton hospital to Findlay Mrs. Eugene Porter and infant from Bluffton hospital to Blanchard township Gaynell Basing er from Lima Memorial hospital to her home on Cherry street Mrs. Elizabeth Bollenbacher of Toledo from Rt. 25 to Bluffton hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Gideon Luginbuhl of West Elm street entertained as their guests over Christmas, Rev. and Mrs. Gerald Bright and family of Oaklandon, Ind. Rev. Earl Dean Luginbuhl of Ligonier, Ind. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Luginbuhl and family of Findlay Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Lugin buhl and familv of near Springfield. Cut Richland Twp. Share Of Road Cost Richland township’s cost of last summer’s ship road improvement reduced by $2,000 in the final set tlement of 1950 road expenses ap proved by the board of Allen county commissioners. share of the county-town program was The adjustment covers the differ ences between cost estimates and the actual cost of road work completed during the year. In Richland township, estimated cost of road improvements had been 820,883.53, and actual cost was $14, 563.26. Estimate of the township’s share had been $8,000, reduced to 116,000 on the basis of actual ex penditures. THE BLUFFTON NEWS, B] JFFTON, OHIO Ciubd, J^odc^ei Poinsettia Club Meeting at the home of Mrs. Andrew Herrman, Wednesday nightj Jan. 3. Century Circle Mrs. Wilford Geiger will entertain, Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 3, with Mrs. B. L. Swank assisting. Pro gram: Norwegian Holiday, Mrs. B. D. Smucker Bermuda Holiday, Mrs Chas. Hankish. Alpha Gamma Club A Christmas program in charge of Mabel Steiner will comprise the pro- gram at a meeting in the Elvira Suter, Friday *night. Alice Freeman Club n home of a of Mrs, Meeting at the home Lucile Buhler, Wednesday night. Jan. 3 at 8 o’clock. Program: Highlights in the News—At home, Mrs. Zilla Amstutz Abroad, Mrs. Pauline Raid. Beaverdam W. S. C. S. All day meeting at the home of Mrs. Edith Wolfe, Thursday, Jan. 4 with Mrs. Genevieve Pmxh and Mrs. LaDonna Zimmerman assisting. The urogram: Roll call, Judges Program Leader, Mrs. Forest Leatherman Special feature. Mrs. Ruth Creviston’ Men’s Garden Club Meeting at the home of Gerhard Buhler, Wednesday night, Jan. 3 at 8 o’clock. Program: How to Plan and Plant a Garden. Ruben Briggs. Lima: Hotbeds, Willis Amstutz Use D. Available Fertilizers. K. Plant testing program. Travel Class Mrs. Edith Mann will Wednesday afternoon, Jnn. “Ten Cents for Peace?" Other Allied Lena Moser Carmack. Herr. entertain 3. Topic Program: Organizations. Mrs. Budget, Mrs. Edna Orange Twp. Farm Women’s Club All day meeting at the home of Mrs. Pearl Anderson. Thursday, Jan. 4. The afternoon program: Devotionals, Edna Crawford Roll call, name a city in Ohio New Year Prayer, Lillian Anderson Crime Comes to the Country. Pearl Ander son: First Aid, Cleah Ewing I’m Part of the Familv, Clara Long Song or recitation, Mary Trippiehorn, Eulalia Warren. Pandora Couple's Golden Wedding Mr. and Mrs. Noah Gerber of Pan dora will celebrate their Golden wedding with a two days’ observ ance, a family gathering next Satur day followed by open house Sunday afternoon from 2 to 5 o’clock. They are the parents of Leland Gerber, Bluffton photographer and Miss Melvena Gerber of Bluffton college. of Wayne Peter and Mrs. Ger Schumach- late David Mr. Gerber is a native county, son of the late Elizabeth Moser Gerber, ber, the former Caroline er is the daughter of the and Mary Ann Schumacher. The couple were married at the home of her parents, December 27, 1900 by Rev. John Moser. They have lived in the Pandora vicinity all of their married life with excep tion of one year in Wayne county. Besides their son and daughter here, they have four other children: Myron, music instructor high school, Toledo Millen, mechanic in Toledo Vilas, instructor in Linds burg, Kansas high school, and Ver non, his twin brother, instructor in Sylvania high school. in Scott Six Car, 30 Persons In Multiple Mishap Six automobiles carrying sengers were involved in a accident about midway 30 pas multiple between Bluffton and Findlay on the Dixie highway early Tuesday morning, but only one person was injured. The chain-action mishap began when a Cincinnati car skidded on the snow and ice into the path of a Detroit automobile. A Tennessee vehicle approaching the Detroit car slowed to avoid a crash and was struck from the rear by another Detroit auto, the same time car stopped at and was struck by a third Detroit automobile. At about another Tennessee the accident scene The only injuries were cuts and bruises suffered by a Detroit man who was treated at Findlay hospital and released. Bluffton Hospital DECEMBER 20 Admitted Mrs. Harold Bader tscher, Bluffton. DECEMBER 21 Discharged—Mrs. Dean Decker and daughter, Findlay Mrs. Ray mond Zuercher, Rawson. DECEMBER 22 Admitted—Mrs. Otto Bollenbacher, Toledo. Discharged—Mrs. Harold and daughter, Bluffton. DECEMBER 24 Discharged—Mrs. Harold tscher, Bluffton Mrs. and son, Findlay. Carl WANT-ADS your davenport and chair rebuilt. Murray Upholster- Have cusions ing shop, Thurman St., *Bluffton phone. For sale—New and Ford Fe equipment also Tractor Sales, phone 143. rent—Storagee tf used Ferguson tractors and Steiner n pairs, dora. Ballerina Dolls in any matching wrapped in cello 50c. By mail 6 Robert Benroth, Phone 342-Y. For Pandora tf now obtainable space for house color trim. Gift ane. Price only postpaid. Mrs. 2 S. Main street, tf all kinds of good hold goods, cleah and dry. Inquire Bluffton News office. tf Rugs, carpets and upholstered fur niture cleaned right in your own home. Nonnamaker Rug Cleaning Co., 306 Jackson St. Phone 465-T. tf Wanted—S. To clear solid standi|g timber. Highest prices paid. W$ buy all kinds of good native timber. Phone Red-257 or write John Atha Lumber Co., Ada, Ohio. i 45 Washer service—Wringer rolls and parts, new and used washers. Verl Reichenbach, Beaverdam phone 542. tf Clarence tf For sale Potatoes. Steiner, Bluffton phone. See Lester Hahn for piano tuning and repair also all kinds of musical instruments repaired. Please remem ber I have been repairing musical instruments for 25 years and hold a diploma from the largest and best school of piano tuning in the world. I also have a full stock of accessories and one of the best equipped repair shops in Ohio. Lester Hahn, 488 West Elm St. Phone 227-Y. tf Lewyt cleaners at Waltermire’s. Work gloves, cheaper by the dozen. Geiger & Diller. ti C. Bame Realty & Auction service, 300 N. Main, Findlay. Phone 4543-J, Ask us when you buy, sell or auction real estate and chattels. C. Warren, associate and auctioneer, R. R. i, Bluffton. Phone 546-R. tf Farmers—Place your order now for certified Clinton 11 and Certified Andrews seed oats. We also have other farm seeds. Master Feed Mill, phone 317-W. 33 For sale—Large heating plant fan. Could be very easily adapted for corn dryer purposes. Property or the Beaverdam Methodist church. Write or call Roy Herr, Lima. Phone 10-821. R. R. 5, 37 Official Methodist Wanted—Janitor. The Board of Beaverdam church will receive bids until Decem ber 31 for someone work at the church, phone Roy Herr, Rt. 10-821. to do janitor Write or tele 5, Lima. Phone 37 eating apples, miles tf Good cooking and Augsburger Fruit farm, south of town. For sale—Good cooking and eating apples. Augsburger’s Fruit Farm, 2 miles south of town. tf Service offered, cloth covered but tons (latest combination style), buckles or complete belts. Mrs. May nard Geiger, 489 Cherry Phone 409-T. street. 38 5 pas Owner For sale—1941 Chevrolet senger coupe A-l condition, went to Navy. First $500 takes it. Contact Walter for Clyde Sommer. Wanted—Hay. Loose or bales. A. L. Stager, Bluffton phone 334-Y. 40 For sale—10 planks 2 inches by 12 inches by 16 feet. Bluffton Slaw Cutter Co. Wanted—Clean, light weight cotton rags will pay IQc per pound. Bluff ton News office. tf For sale—Glovfboy heating stove, good condition. Jacob S. Schaller, 5 miles east on Rt. 103. For sale—Baby* bassinet with pad. Mrs. M. C. Geigej-, phone 395-W. For sale—Two (good sturdy farm dog pups. Chas.l W. Montgomery, phone 653-Y. I Income tax service at my home 1 mile west of Bluffton. Wilhelm Am stutz, Bluffton phone. Notice—Open fo| modern custom slaughtering servic^, cooling, ageing, cutting, sharp liver, tail, and shoulder sausa ed and unsmoked, appointment. Bluffton. Phone between Bluffton an I wrapping and ei quarters, heart, c., Wholesale and re ork special quality ham i, hickory smok- indin 'eezi For sale—Five puppies. Cheap. Bentley road. Grant Bader Fromm 26 Ransbottom, DECEMBER Admitted Waneta Lafayette Dorothy Pore, Williams town. DECEMBER 27 Discharged—Dorothy Pore, Wil liamstown Waneta Ransbottom, La fayette Mrs. Otto Bollenbacher, To ledo. Slaughtered by Rayi ond L. Moser, 544-T. Midway I Col. Grove, ece solid maple studio couch nd other chairs hair with otto efrigerator used e 492-W. firl wants room For sale—Seven dinette set Simmoi 8 walnut desk rocker including tilt back man 8 cu. ft. G. E. only 9 months. Pho Wanted—Working with kitchen privilej as immediately. Phone 623-W. Farmers—Place y ur order now for certified Clinton Andrews seed oats, other farm seeds, phone 317-W. 1 and Certified ■We Mister also have Feed Mill. 38 old collie w4eks James Deppler, Businessmen Complete Year Of Activity (Concluded from page 1) Halloween Party—Paul Emmert, Ed Chamberlain, William Edwards. The association has a membership of 60. Principal contributions made during the year included $75 to the Ministerial association $465, swim ming pool fund $200, new street markers $25, high school band. Couple Is Wed In Church Ceremony St. John’s Evangelical and Re formed church was the setting for the wedding at 1:30 o’clock Sunday afternoon when Miss June E. Ha begger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Habegger, West Elm street, became the bride of Robert M. Bixel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Levi Mellinger, South Main street. Proceeding the double ring cere mony, read by Rev. V. C. Opper mann, Miss Margaret Groman played a program of organ music and Miss Ada Oyer sang “Because” and “O, Promise Me.” The wedding vows were exchanged before a background of evergreens, white carnations, and lighted candel abra. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a dress of white sat in the fitted bodice was fashioned of lace and satin, with a high lace collar, and tiny satin-covered but tons marking the back the long fitted satin sleeves ended at points at the wrists the front of the full satin skirt was styled with two lace panels, extending almost the length of the skirt the back of the gown ended in a long graceful train. bride carried a bouquet of carnations centered with a orchid, with a shower satin trimmed with shattered ear lier satin head The white white ribbon nations and ferns, band, trimmed with tiny pearls, held her finger-tip veil of imported silk illusion. Her pearl necklace and earrings were gifts of the groom. Miss Kay Berry, Bluffton, maid of honor, was attired in an ice blue satin dress, with a lace inset at the top of the fitted bodice, and match ing satin mitts. She wore a head band of pink carnations and carried a bouquet of matching carnations with satin streamers, similar in style to the bride’s. Mrs. Glen Durbin, Findlay, cousin of the bride, Miss Lena Preto, and Miss Jane Risser, both of Bluffton, were bridesmaids. AU three were dressed in shrimp-colored satin dress es and mitts, identical in style to the honor attendants. They wore head bands of dark rose carnations edged in white, similar in style to the maid of honor’s. They carried lighted candles, nestled in carnations which matched their headbands, with light blue satin streamers and trail ing ivy. All four attendants wore gold bracelets, gifts of the bride. The bridegroom’s best man was Dean Sommers, Bluffton. Both were in navy uniform. The ushers were Ronald Diller, Ted Diller, both of Bluffton, and Glenn Durbin, of Findlay. They wore dark navy suits and white carnation buttonaires. For her daughter’s wedding, Mrs. Habegger chose a slate-blue satin dress with black accessories, bridegroom’s mother wore a black silk dress and black accessories. Both had corsages of red roses. The A small reception was held at the bride’s home following the ceremony. Miss Joan Hector and Miss Marilyn Flick, cousins of the bride, served. The bride’s traveling costume was a navy gabardine suit with navy and red accessories. Her corsage was the white orchid from her brid al bouquet. Mrs. Bixel graduated from Bluff ton high school and is employed at the Triplett plant here. Mr. Bixel attended the same school and is in naval training at Great Lakes, Ill. Mrs. Bixel will reside with her par ents while her husband is in naval service. BLUFFTON MARKETS Wednesday Morning Grain (bushel prices) Wheat $2.25 corn $1.68 oats 95c soys $2.92. Poultry—Heavy hens 22c leghorn hens 19c heavy springers 26c heavy stags 13c leghorn stags 12c. Eggs—Large white 45c large brown 44c: medium white and brown 40c pullets 36c. Butterfat—No. 1, 64c No. 2, 59c. We Wish You a Happy and Pros perous New Year To Blufftonls New Year’s Baby/we will present a p$r of INFANT! SHOES PAGE SEVEN 1950 Year Of Progress (Concluded from page 1) new two-story brick business build ing for the Miller Buick Sales on the old American House site on North Main street. Population Grows ......Continued growth of Bluffton as an industrial and residential center was revealed in unofficial 1950 census figures released in late sum mer. The present population of the village was set at 2,411, a gain of 334 persons over the 1940 figure. This represents a 17 per cent in crease in population for the town. In municipal activity of the year, 23 blocks of city streets were re surfaced last summer, and water mains in the town system were ex tended on county line road from Jef ferson street to the Nickel Plate railroad. A major building project, Bluffton college’s $280,000 gymnasium-audi torium still was in the process of construction at the end of the year. Started in July, 1949, it is expected to have work completed sometime in 1951. During the year, the Nickel Plate railroad constructed five new sidings in Bluffton, replacing older rails with new 115-pound steel. New switches constructed in the program were at the Bluffton Stone Co., team track siding near the passenger station the passenger switch, the west A. C. and Y. switch and the A. C. and Y. transfer switch. Come to Stoney’s for that SUNDAY CHICKEN DINNER $1.€0 STONEY’S RESTAURANT Rawpon, Ohio Canning Notice Wharton Custom Cannery will accept meat for canning starting December 12 every Tuesday from 4:00 P. M. to 7:00 P. M., Wednes day and Thursday from 8:00 A. M. to 4:00 P. M. We grind meat for hamburger. We also drill water wells. Wharton Custom Cannery Wharton, Ohio VOR AU MAKES «F CARS ANO TMNKS Motor Work Wash cmd Grease Steiner Chevrb^et Sales & Service Bluffton, Ohio CHEVROLET /. NOTICE Spec al discount of 80c per ton i ail :oal delivered after July 24, on if payi from tent is made within 30 days ate of delivery. STXGER'S KOAL k/Df A HAPPV, COMFORTABLE NEW YEAR. Sta _____ t.. and blight!—and warm! Keep in the heat—keep out the chill ing storm. Our business is selling heat—good, dependable, high grade heat. the New Year right!— HOWARD STAGER COAL YARD SVDKttf- STOVtWUTCONfVOtf N? MAIN ST. u/ A C.&Y. RY.