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Wednesday, February 20, 2013 1:52 PM

One Year Ago
• The Eagles’ God, Flag and Country Public Speaking contest was held Sunday afternoon at the Delphos Eagles. Top winners in each category will go on to compete at Districts, which will be held at the Delphos Eagles on March 18. First place winners are Kyrstin Warnecke (10-11-year-old category); Bailey Gormon (14-15-year-old category); and Claire Sensibaugh (12-13-year-old category).

25 Years Ago — 1988
• For most folks, crafts begin as a hobby and remain that way. For some, they become an intricate part of their lives as they find others are willing to pay for the items they produce. Karen Meyer of Fort Jennings, is one whose talents in the craft area are keeping her busy. Meyer is primarily a weaver. Weaving rugs helps Meyer to support her interest in crafts.

• Anthony Bielawski has been promoted as manager with Ernst & Whinney, Columbus. Bielawski is a certified accountant responsible for financial audits and financial consulting with E&W. Bielawski is a 1979 graduate of St. John’s High School and a 1983 graduate of Bowling Green State University. He is the son of Esther Bielawski of Delphos, and the late Hilary Bielawski.

• In a tune-up for Saturday’s contest against Allen East for the league title, the Lady Wildcats stormed out of the gate and never looked back as they crushed a much weaker Columbus Grove team 72-29. Leading scorer was Beth Druckemiller with 19 points. Cheryl Kortokrax added 11 points, while Margie Miller and Angie Gonyea each added eight.

50 Years Ago — 1963
• Persons interested in singing in the “volunteer” choir for the city-wide Evangelistic Crusade March 12-16 will meet at First United Presbyterian Church Wednesday night. This choir will sing on the worldwide radio broadcast of Revivaltime on the ABC radio network March 19. It will also sing during the crusade week.

• Twenty-three members of the Junior Mothers Club, and two guests, Mrs. Thomas Weger and Mrs. Irvin Suever, were present for a meeting of the club Tuesday night at the home of Mrs. Mack Endsley, Pinehurst Drive. Mrs. Marvin Spitnale served as assistant hostess. Following the business session, a panel discussion on Jealousy Among Children was held with Mrs. Melvin Haunhorst, Mrs. William Hemker and Mrs. William Swick in charge.

• Members of the Delphos Eagles Band elected officers Tuesday night. Roy Dunlap was named president of the band, and other officers are: Robert Doyle, secretary-treasurer; Gene Rice, business manager; Don Weideman, publicity chairman and Bob Ervin and Melvin Wilkins, band property chairmen.

75 Years Ago — 1938
• A group of Delphos overseas veterans will be initiated into the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Feb. 28 as part of the seventh annual national “Hello America!” radio program, Commander Carl Maas, Post 3035, announced Saturday. A total of 97 stations will broadcast the unusual program, which will be devoted to a portrayal of VFW activities and objectives.

• The monthly meeting of the Woman’s Foreign Missionary of the Methodist Church was conducted Friday afternoon at the home of Mattie Alexander, West Third Street. The devotional period was in charge of Mrs. Thomas B. Snow. A reading emphasizing the importance of foreign missionary work was given by Mrs. George Gilpin.

• Dr. B. G. Eaton has taken over the practice of the late Raatterman, Fort Loramie, and will move to that place early next week. Dr. Eaton has been practicing in Delphos for approximately two years. He was first associated with Dr. E. Ziegenbusch and several months ago opened his own office in the Heiss building on West Third Street. Mrs. Eaton was the former Dorothy Foley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Foley.


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