|It was News Then|
|Friday, February 01, 2013 2:20 PM|
One Year Ago
25 Years Ago – 1988
• 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
• 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 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.