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Friday, February 01, 2013 2:20 PM

One Year Ago
• State American Legion Test winners, Julie Bonifas and Nick Bockey looked over photographs of some of the places they will see on their trip to Gettysburg, Pa., and Washington, D.C. Both are students at St. John’s High School and won the free five-day trip by virtue of their high scores on the test.

25 Years Ago – 1988
• Jan Krietemeyer scored 26 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in leading Fort Jennings to a 66-50 win over Holgate Monday night at Holgate. Other Fort Jennings players in double figures for scoring were Linda Inkrott with 12 points and 12 rebounds and Laura Broecker 11 points and 11 rebounds.

• The monthly bunco and euchre party was held at Paradise Oaks Nursing Home, Cloverdale. Bunco winners were Frances Horstman, Julie Driscoll and Clara Sarno. Card winners were Mary Shondal, Doyle Leatherman, Lester Davis, Joe Hageman, Bob Wilson, Maurice Ball and Blondie Cook.

• Lincolnview girls defeated Wayne Trace 69-48 Monday night at Wayne Trace. Diana Renner led the Lancers with 25 points and 15 rebounds. Jenny Evans added 20 points for Lincolnview. Lincolnview was 29 of 69 from the field and 10 of 16 at the foul line.

50 Years Ago — 1963
• Five deer were seen one mile east of Fort Jennings Wednesday. The deer, four full-grown deer and one fawn, were traveling south and crossed Highway 189 through the farms of Edmund Rekart and Alonzo Rice. They were within a few rods of the farm buildings and were moving along at a easy pace.

• Mark Humpert retired as foreman of the Delphos Printing and Publishing Company job printing in 1960 after serving the company for 50 years. Among the things he remembers from his boyhood were the hitching posts that used to line Main Street. As a school child about 1900, he frequently had to wait at the canal to permit the boats to go by and the bridge to be lowered again.

• The Senior High Westminster Youth Fellowship of the First United Presbyterian Church of Delphos will conduct a bake sale on Saturday. Homemade baked goods and candy will be on sale in the vacant store room formerly occupied by Weger’s Drygoods Store.

75 Years Ago — 1938
• The Delphos Rifle team defeated the Kenton team Tuesday night in a match held at the Gramm range here. The contest was a Northwestern Ohio Rifle League match. The score was 1351 to 1261. L. K. Shaffer of the local team, was high man of the evening with a score of 279. F. Steiner of Kenton, was high for his team with a 262 score.

• The members of the Farmers Mutual Aid Association held their annual election at a meeting conducted in the G. H. Otte hall in Ottoville. Gerhard Utrup and Joseph Schlagbaum were re-elected as directors. The following were named as collectors: Leo Eickholt, Ottoville district; Rudolph Raabe, Fort Jennings district; Leo A. Miller, Cloverdale district. Frank Eickholt is the hold-over president and John A. Wannemacher, secretary.

• Arrangements for a bake sale were made Tuesday evening at the monthly meeting of the local council of the Catholic Ladies of Columbia held in the council rooms. The bake sale will be held in the West Ohio Gas office on Feb. 26. Following the business session, cards were played. Mrs. John Schulte received high honors in pinochle and Amelia Klaus, second. Mrs. Joseph Auer was high in five-hundred and Mrs. Richard Fair, second.

 

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