|It Was News Then|
|Thursday, January 24, 2013 3:18 PM|
One Year Ago
• Millie Spitnale entertained members of Changing Times League, Ohio Child Conversation League, in her home. JoAnn Liebrecht was co-hostess. President Dolly Haunhorst opened the meeting. Raffle gift donated by Vena Kill and June Korte was won by Syvilla Odenweller.
• Local winners in the Knights of Columbus free throw shooting contest will advance to district competition Feb. 14 at St. John’s gym. Eight local winners in competition held Jan. 16 are: 11-year-olds David Blockberger and Tammy Grothause, 12-year-olds Aaron Fuerst and Jennifer Altenberger, 13-year-olds Eric Schimmoeller and Nancy Wrasman, and 14-year-olds Brent Grothause and Stacy Schimmoeller.
• Plans have been completed for the 51st Gomer Community Institute to begin at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 in the Gomer school auditorium. Rev. Frank C. Isaacs of the Congregational Christian Church, will give the invocations for the sessions and Mrs. Amos Long, Jr., president, will extend the welcome.
• The Pilgrim Boosters Class of the Pilgrim Holiness Sunday School held its January meeting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Pavel, Clime Street. A prayer and the singing of a hymn opened the meeting after which Catherine Redmond read Psalm 132. Winifred Teman, directed a Bible drill and Harriet McClurg read a poem.
• F. P. Linder, local sportsman, went to Columbus early Tuesday morning to be in attendance at a public hearing being held by the Ohio Conservation Council on proposed changes in regulations regarding the taking of fish, minnows and crayfish this year. Linder took with him petitions bearing signatures of a large number of sportsmen in Delphos and surrounding territory.
• The members of the Tourist Club held a regular meeting Monday evening with Lucile Werner as hostess. The meeting was conducted at the G. F. Kauffman residence on South Main Street. The program was as follows: Roll Call – Ecclesiastes. Group discussion: A Gentle Cynic – Jastrow Compared with Modern Literature of Pessimism – Jane Brotherton, leader. An Old Testament Romance – Mrs. Harry Mills.