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Tuesday, October 01, 2013 12:00 AM

One Year Ago

No place in the Buckeye State has as much to offer in the way of working wind energy as Van Wert County. On Thursday, this county, along with Paulding County, will host persons wanting to get a look at the utility-scale wind turbines in action. Green Energy Ohio is hosting a Wind Farm Tour this week in cooperation with the Ohio Farm Bureau.

25 Years Ago – 1988

Jergen Waldick was elected president of the new Delphos Optimist Club at an organizational meeting held Friday morning at Yocum Realty, North Main Street. Attending the meeting were Charles Gardner of Dayton Riverdale Optimist Club and Judge David Kinworthy, president of the Lima Noon Optimist Club which sponsored the Delphos club.

Members of the Immaculate Conception Church Altar Rosary Society will attend the 7 p.m. mass Oct. 3 followed by a meeting in the lower room of the parish hall. Rita Turnwald will speak on the month’s meditation. Kathy Herman will have the Saints Reading. Serving on the lunch committee for Oct. 6 will be Jennifer Bendele, Kathy Heitmeyer, Janice Hohlbein, Mary Jane Horstman and Judith Miller.

St. John’s girls defeated Lincolnview 15-5, 4-15 and 15-9 in volleyball to improve their record to 3-12. Leading servers were Jill Schimmoeller, 15 of 15 with four aces, Lisa Sadler, 11 of 11 with an ace, Betsy Wittler, 10 of 10 with an ace, and Anne Hohman, 12 of 13.

50 Years Ago – 1963

The Delphos Jefferson High School Choir will appear Sunday on “The Church by the Side of the Road” on both television and radio. The program, the oldest religious program, will be celebrating its 40th anniversary. It was started in 1923 in Cincinnati by Rev. J. J. Richard, a native of Venedocia, who was pastor in Northwood, Ohio, at the time.

Green Thumb Garden Club held a nature walk Monday afternoon. Their destination was a grove of oak trees south of Delphos, where a lunch was served by the hostesses, Mrs. Paul Birkmeier, Mrs. Ralph Best and Mrs. William Wiesenberg. Retiring president Mrs. Harold Manore installed the 1963-64 officers, who are: Mrs. Wiesenbeg, president; Mrs. Ralph Best, vice president; Mrs. Don May, treasurer, and Mrs. H. J. Geise, secretary.

Fort Amanda Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution N. S., met recently at the home of regent, Mrs. Harry Bellis. The report on national defense was given by Mrs. O. M. Arnold and Mrs. Arthur Mosier spoke on the resolutions of the D.A.R. Guests were Louise Elder and Rea, and Robert Sailor.

75 Years Ago – 1938

A veterans’ grave registration project, under sponsorship of the WPA and American Legion, has been started in Van Wert County, under supervision of Harry C. Gilpin of Van Wert. Gilpin is being assisted in the work by Arthur Groves and Robert P. McCray of Van Wert, Harold Gonyea of Delphos, and Merrel V. Dull of Willshire.

Mildred Stallkamp, East Fifth Street, entertained the members of the Zonta Bridge Club and several guests at her home Thursday evening. In bridge, Martha Ulm received the high honors of the club members and Mrs. Joseph Alexander was second high. The guest award went to Mrs. Paul Weidenhamer.

A total of 232 Delphos high school pupils will go to Columbus Saturday to attend the annual Ohio State University High School Day. Tickets have already been distributed to St. John’s and Jefferson students by Lawrence E. Schmidt, principal at Jefferson. The students will attend the Indiana U.-Ohio State football game.?

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