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Friday, March 15, 2013 12:26 PM

One Year Ago
• When Kayla Warnecke began her senior year this fall, she was faced with the challenge of creating a senior art project for her Art 5 class. After paying a visit to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, she was given the idea of collecting different colored bottle caps and using them to form pictures.

25 Years Ago – 1988
• Fort Jennings and Ottoville Girl Scouts recently held their annual recognition breakfast at the Fort Jennings American Legion Hall. The opening flag ceremony was conducted by a representative from each of the 15 troops. Ottoville Mayor Jerry Hohlbein proclaimed March 6-12 Girl Scout Week in Fort Jennings and Ottoville.

• The annual Tri-Skill Basketball state competition was hosted by the Leipsic Jaycees at Leipsic High School. Area boys and girls who placed first in local competition took part. They were sponsored by their hometown Jaycees. Nathan Ricker, Ottoville, won first place in the competition. He is the son of John and Jane Ricker.

• Tau Chapter of Alpha Delta Omega Sorority met recently in the home of Marge Morris. Pat Wiltsie and Pauline Brandyberry conducted an auction with proceeds going toward a charity project. Refreshments were served by Ruth LaRue, assisting the hostess. Nita Falke will entertain the chapter at the next meeting.

50 Years Ago – 1963
• Dr. Burl Morris was elected president of the Delphos Rotary Club during the club’s regular weekly meeting at NuMaude’s Restaurant. Other officers chosen include John Shenk as vice president and Gene Stites, secretary-treasurer. Serving on the board of directors for the year 1963-64 will be Paul Harter, Jr., Arnold Scott and Ned Fry.

• The quadruplets born to Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Axe of Lima not only made national headlines but were also the subject of a feature in Time magazine. Mrs. Axe is the former Barbara Birkmeier of Delphos. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Birkmeier.

• Mrs. M. C. Maloney was elected president of the Women’s Society of World Service of the Evangelical United Brethren Church during a Thursday afternoon session. Other officers elected were: secretary, Mrs. Fred Kiggins; treasurer, Mrs. Lowell Jenkins; secretary of spiritual life, Mrs. Ray Upperman; secretary of missionary education, Mrs. Orville Wagoner; secretary of Christian social relations, Zedith Wagoner; chairman of local church activities, Nora Link; secretary of missionary education to youth, Nancy Stirn and secretary of missionary education to children, Mrs. James Cross.

75 Years Ago – 1938
• The members of Commemorative Post, American Legion, will be the honor guests Tuesday night when the members of the Ladies Auxiliary will entertain them on the occasion of the 19th birthday anniversary of the Legion. Those in attendance will tune in on the nationwide radio broadcast featuring Bob Burns, Van Buren, Arkansas, humorist, and Jack Benny, both members of the American Legion.

• Commerce students of St. John’s High School have received award pins for their proficient work. Gold pins for passing the Competent Typist tests were awarded Rita Kill, Janet Schwinnen and Virginia Weger. Rosemary Metzner received the Gregg Certificate of proficiency for having written for five minutes at 100 words a minute and having transcribed the notes neatly and accurately on the typewriter.

• The monthly meeting of the Daughters of Ruth, a Methodist society, was held at the church Monday evening. The lesson was presented by Mrs. Lloyd Wilson. The following were the hostesses for this meeting: Mrs. Paul Harter, Mrs. Kenneth Clinger, Mrs. Ed. Becker, Mrs. Harold Swick, Mrs. Simon Allen and Mrs. Frank Dye.

 

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