|It Was News Then|
|Friday, January 25, 2013 2:01 PM|
One Year Ago
• New officers were elected at the organizational meeting of Putnam County District Library Board of Trustees. New president is James Baxter from Pandora, succeeding Alice Wilson, who led the board throughout the library construction project. The new vice president is Alice Evans from Columbus Grove, and the new secretary is Ethel Perrin of Ottoville.
• A change in defense proved a cure-all for St. John’s in the second half Saturday night at Van Wert. After trailing by eight at half-time, the Blue Jays took the lead at the close of the third quarter and then chalked up a 59-52 win. The six players used were 5-11 Doug Eggeman, 6-3 Mike Williams, 5-9 Duane Grothause, 6-1 Doug Etgen, 5-10 Mike Schlereth and 5-11 Curt Mager.
• Psi Chapter, Alpha Delta Omega national sorority met Tuesday evening in the home of Mrs. Dean Mollenkopf, Jennings Street. Prior to the business meeting Mrs. Kenneth Buettner was formally initiated into the chapter. The main topic of the meeting was the completion of plans for the Sweetheart Ball to be held Feb. 9 at the K of C Hall.
• Members of the 1917 Club met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Virgil Buchanan on West Fourth Street, with Mrs. W. H. Rinehart as hostess. In contests prizes went to Mary Feathers, Anna Metcalfe, Mrs. O. J. Truesdale, Mrs. Harry Ash and Mrs. Paul Harter, Sr.
• A Jersey herd owned by Evan J. Morgan of Venedocia, was highest in fat production of all herds listed in the December report of the Paulding-Van Wert-Mercer Dairy Herd Improvement Association just released. The high herd had a production record average of 37 pounds.
• Two Delphos young men, students at Ohio State University at Columbus, were making records in scholarships according to a bulletin from the University. Yale B. Gressel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Gressel, freshman in the college of engineering, made a grade of “B” or better during the autumn quarter. Albert J. Brandehoff, son of Anna Brandehoff, student in the college of veterinary medicine, also made a point average of “B” or better.