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|Thursday, March 14, 2013 12:48 PM|
One Year Ago
25 Years Ago – 1988
• St. John’s eighth grade students who participated in the regional competition of the national Mathcounts program in March at Apollo Career Center, Lima, were awarded fourth place trophies, certificates and Mathcounts T-shirts. Team members are Mike Gable, Tracy Grothouse, Mike Kroeger and Alan Rees. Scott Schwinnen participated as an alternate.
• Elida won its first trip ever to a regional tournament Saturday night defeating Lima Bath 66-56 at Ohio Northern. The Bulldogs, 17-6, will play Elyria Catholic Thursday at Centennial Hall on the University of Toledo campus. Chad Jostpille and Jason Good led Elida with 20 points each. Mike Moskwinski added 10.
50 Years Ago — 1988
• Thomas H. Kinstle, formerly of Gomer, recently received his doctor’s degree in physics at the University of Illinois and has accepted the position as assistant professor in the physics department of the university there. At present, Kinstle is on a six-week tour of the laboratories in the cities of France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, and other countries.
• The Bossa Nova dance lessons being taught at the Delphos Country Club will resume again this Saturday night. Because of icy road conditions last Saturday the dance class session was not held but spokesmen for the club have announced that all ice chunks will be removed from the road before the weekend.
75 Years Ago — 1938
• Delphos people will again have an opportunity on Thursday to aid the needy of this community. Thursday is St. Patrick’s Day and the St. Elizabeth’s Benevolent Society will conduct their annual St. Patrick’s Day collection. Officers of the society will be at the city building all day Thursday to receive any donations which may be made.
• Pauline Schwinnen entertained the members of the Chummy Girls Club at her home on South Pierce Street Saturday afternoon. In addition to the members of the club, Norma Schwinnen and Helen Flurry were present. In hearts, the honors were awarded to Coletta Gremling in a contest. Thelma Kindley was most successful.