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Wednesday, April 17, 2013 1:14 PM

One Year Ago
Community Health Professional of Delphos is bringing The Jimmy G hypnotic comedy show to Delphos May 18 at Delphos Eagles. The Jimmy G hypnotic comedy show is all about hypnosis and the comedy that arises from the spontaneous reaction of audience participants who volunteer to be hypnotized.

25 Years Ago – 1988
Three top sellers of tickets for the Parent-Teacher Organization carnival Saturday were Ryan Feathers, son of Tom and Cheryl Feathers, who sold 145 tickets; Jamey Wisher, son of Larry and Chris Wisher, who sold 122 tickets; and Joey Schleeter, son of Dan and Linda Schleeter, who sold 89 tickets. Each won an AM-FM radio.

Members of the Delphos Lions and Lioness Clubs attended the convention of Multiple District 13 of Ohio Lions. The delegates from Delphos were zone chairman, Lion Bill Best; Lion President Jim Dunlap; and first vice president Lion Temi Cano. Also attending were Anita Dunlap, Lioness president, Beth Cano, Lion secretary, Darlene Best; and Lionesses Sandy Averesch and Ellen Fitzsimmons.

Jefferson boys and St. John’s girls took the top places in a triangular track and field meet at Jefferson Senior High School. First place finishers for the boys were Tony Closson, shot put; Keith Dickman, discus; Scott Bonifas, pole vault; Damon Ulm, long and high jump. First place winners for St. John’s girls were Bev Fisher, discus; Liz Wrocklage, 100-meter and 300 meter; 800-meter team of Sharon Wilhelm, Vicki Kunz, Kris Weber and Chris Hughes; Elaine Erb in 1600 and 3200 meters; 400 relay team of Hughes, Kunz, Wilhelm and Wrocklage; and Kunz in 400 meters.

50 Years Ago – 1963
An overflow crowd was on hand Tuesday night at the Delphos Country Club for the annual Ladies Night of the Delphos Chamber of Commerce. Mayor Richard F. Wulfhorst installed new officers of the board, Mel Westrich, president; Gene Laudick, vice president (retail), and Jack Werner, vice president (industrial).

Eighteen members were present at the meeting of the Senior Chapter of the Child Conservation League held Tuesday evening in the home of Mrs. Lloyd Guthrie, East Cleveland Street. Mrs. Calvin Fox, program chairman, introduced the speaker of the evening, Paul Strayer, who gave a most interesting demonstration of flower arranging.

Final rehearsals are being held and polishing touches added to the musical comedy, Bye, Bye Birdie, which will be staged Sunday and Monday nights at St. John’s auditorium by members of the senior class. Leading roles in the production will be carried by Thomas Geddings, Jeanne Urbine, Larry Williams, Valeta Wallenhorst and Jane Reddington.

75 Years Ago – 1938
Guy Tilton and Carl Imber, local bowlers, were in Chicago this week to participate in the American Bowling Congress being held there. The local men bowled with pin-topplers from Lima. In the singles, Tilton rolled a total of 519 for three games. Imber hit the maples for a 535 score. They combined forces in the doubles to roll 1049.

The two Delphos high school basketball teams and their coaches will be guests of the Delphos Kiwanis Club April 16. The Dr. R. N. Stippich trophies will be awarded at that time to Arthur Grothouse of St. John’s, and Richard Newton of Jefferson. Dr. Stippich will make the presentations. The trophies have been engraved and are now on display in the window at the Kindly Jewelry Store.

Delphos people will have an opportunity to tune in Sunday afternoon from 5-5:30 p.m. to hear an Easter musical by the Painesville, Ohio, acapella choir under the direction of Margaret Lehmann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Lehman, West Second Street. The broadcast will be heard over station WICA at Ashtabula. Miss Lehmann is supervisor of music in the Painesville High School.

 

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