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Wednesday, December 19, 2012 1:52 PM

One Year Ago
• Knights of Columbus HalloWine event coordinator Shelley Kreeger recently distributed the proceeds from the October event. Ted Hanf accepted a check for $28,000 for the St. John’s Religious Education Fund and Parish School of Religion. Kreeger presented a check for $1,000 to St. Vincent DePaul Society representative. The Delphos Community Christmas Project also received $1,000.

25 Years Ago — 1987
• Ron Elwer has been appointed to a seven-year term on  the Delphos Public Library Board of Trustees, effective Jan. 1. He will be filling the seat to be vacated Dec. 31 by the resignation of Ric Roxlau. Other board members are Anita Dunlavy, Mel Westrich, Margaret Fischer, Jane Noonan, Tom Hoersten and Bruce Sommers, superintendent of Delphos Public School.

• It took the law of averages one half to get into the game. But once it did the Jefferson girls had an easy time putting away Paulding 57-33 Thursday night at Jefferson Senior High School. Angie Gonyea led Jefferson scoring with 11 points. Kim Carmean and Margie Miller each added 10.

50 Years Ago — 1962
• Production of a new line of canned luncheon meat is planned for the middle of 1963 at St. Marys Foods, Inc., of Delphos. The meat would be canned for Krey Packing Company of St. Louis. The new food was developed by the U. S. Department of Agriculture and consists mostly of pork. St. Marys of Delphos now is packing 21 types of canned beef and pork for Krey Packing.

• 24 members of the 100 bushel Corn Club received awards for growing more than 100 bushels per acre at their annual banquet in St. John’s school cafeteria Tuesday night. William Stant received the trophy for top yield on the basis of his 178.2 bushels per acre.

• The Delphos Lions Club held its annual Christmas party and ladies night Tuesday evening at the Delphos Country Club with 38 members, wives and guests. Owen Grubenhoff was in charge of the entertainment for the evening which included selections by The Derby Dolls, an all-girl quartet.

75 Years Ago — 1937
• The Red and White varsity of Jefferson High School secured sweet revenge Friday night by sending the Middle Point Polar Bears home smarting under the sting of their first defeat of the season. The Jefferson team lost their first game of the season to the Middle Point team and the victory Friday night evened up the score in no uncertain terms. The score was 42 to 27.

• The Christmas meeting of the members of the Woman’s Foreign Missionary Society of the Methodist Church was held Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Guy Tilton, North Bredeick Street. Jane Meads sang “Holy Night” with Alma Sanders as accompanist. A medly of Christmas carols was rendered by Mrs. Michael Murphy, violinist, with Mrs. Tilton serving as accompanist.

• A Christmas exchange will be made Tuesday evening when the members of the local temple of Pythian Sisters convene in Castle hall for the weekly session. The committee for that meeting is comprised of Mrs. Frank Peltier, chairman; Anna Point, Mrs. York Powell, Mrs. Samuel Roberts and Mrs. Alonzo Rice.


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