|It was News Then|
|Friday, March 29, 2013 12:28 PM|
One Year Ago
25 Years Ago – 1988
• 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
• 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
• 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.