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Friday, March 29, 2013 12:28 PM

One Year Ago
• The “gold” winners in the annual Jefferson Amateur Show are Elyse North, Gwen Teman, Macy Poling, Emma Kill, Dalton Place, Colin Bailey, Cody Bailey, Emma Mueller, Kiely Dienstbrger, Chloe Kroeger, Eli Wurst, Timothy Mankey, Addy Stewart, Kristina Claypool, Holly Dellinger, Mikayla Benna Bennett, Emily Dienstberger, Emma Wurst and Logan Gross.

25 Years Ago – 1988
• Jefferson girls will begin their fourth softball season Tuesday at Mendon Union, weather permitting. Coach Terry Moreo is looking for improved offense. “In practice they’ve shown the potential to be hitters. Chris Schleeter and Deana Schmersal are our best power-hitters. Jody Druckemiller has been clobbering the ball in practice. Angie Moore batted over .300 last year,” he said.

• Delphos Cub Scout Pack 42 held its meeting and annual Pine Wood Derby race at St. John’s Annex. The top four Class A winners, Eric L. Kill, first; Aaron Osting, second; Andy Siefker, third; and Brad Jettinghoff, fourth, will advance to district competition April 21 in Lima.

• Robert Van Meter, president of Delphos Emergency Medical Service volunteers said due to the lack of federal, state and local funding, the Delphos EMS volunteers are planning a series of fundraisers to purchase a new ambulance. EMS volunteers are planning an open house April 23. A new ambulance, similar to the one to be purchased, will be at the open house for viewing by the public.

50 Years Ago – 1963
• Elmer Dickman of Fort Jennings has purchased Don’s Drive-Inn. It will be known as Elmer’s Drive-Inn. He will open the restaurant facility for business Saturday and plans to have a grand opening later. At present the miniature golf course is not in playable condition, Dickman said, but he plans to get it into good shape as soon as possible.

• Seven St. John’s High School students will be in Bowling Green Saturday to participate in a math test sponsored by the Greater Toledo Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Freshmen who will be taking the algebra test are Loyola Pothast, Robert Hempfling and Daniel Moenter. Sophomores who will be taking the plain geometry test are Jane Elwer, Melvin Gable, Mary Weisgerber and Robert Williams.

• Mrs. Leo McKowen of Delphos, has presented the library with a book written by her niece, Ruth Wissmann of Los Angeles. Mrs. Wissmann is the daughter of Lucille Leslie and the late Lowell Leslie, both whom are well known here. The book, “The Summer Ballet Mystery” was the winner of the Calling All Girls contest sponsored by Dodd, Mead and Co.

75 Years Ago – 1938
• The high school baseball team at Fort Jennings has prospects of turning in another good record this season as practically all of last year’s men are available for this season’s play. In addition to approximately ten freshmen, the following are out for berths on the team this year: Joe and James Mack, Bill and Jim Dickman, Robert Fischer, Ray Brockman, Richard Calvelage, John Hohenbrink, James McNamara, Paul Wildenhaus, Arthur Kramer, Alvin VonLehmden, Ed. Klima and Carl Allemeier.

• Margaret and Catherine Miller were hostesses at a delightful bridge party given at their home in Ottoville Sunday evening. Attending the party were Mrs. W. C. Shenk, Mrs. Walter Remlinger, Mrs. Harold Remlinger and Mrs. J. F. Ockuly, Delphos; Mrs. Harry Lee and Clara Hoffman, Kalida; Mrs. Charles Borman, Columbus Grove; Mrs. J. R. Miller, Celina; Mrs. W. T. Remlinger, Loretta Brinkman, Mayme Harmon, Mrs. Alex Miller and the hostesses.

• The Case Farm Store is now in operation at 412 N. Main St. Thomas and Vincent Odenweller, co-owners of the City Feed and Seed Store, are in charge of the Farm Store. The store is located in the Wulfhorst building which has been sufficiently renovated to present a pleasing appearance. William Jones of Delphos and Albert Herman of Ottoville, are employed as salesmen for the concern.


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