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Tuesday, October 15, 2013 12:07 AM

One Year Ago

Tess Rahrig and her husband, Keith, began keeping bees after their son Justin started the endeavor for an FFA project. Once he graduated, they kept it up. Since Rahrig works for the U.S. Postal Service as a rural carrier and her husband Keith owns K&K Builders in Delphos, beekeeping is their hobby.

25 Years Ago – 1988

Alice Frey of Ottawa spoke to members of Growing Together Chapter of Ohio Child Conservation League at a recent meeting. She related details of her parents’ escape from Russia in the early 1920s. The meeting was held in the home of Ruth Honigford with Kay Langhals co-hostess. Prelude was given by Viv Langhals. Carol Giesken was in charge of the raffle which was won by Marilyn Ruen.

The Leatherwood Garden Club met in the home of Opal Buettner, where it held its fall flower, plant and bake sale. Beulah Montooth was co-hostess. Colestine Brockman, president, was in charge of the afternoon program. The 26th annual banquet will be at noon Oct. 22 at the Dew Drop Inn, Ottoville. Hostesses will be Alice Wannemacher and Zona Mae Oatman.

Paulding downed Jefferson 13-15, 15-2 and 15-11 in girls volleyball Thursday. Kim Carmean led Jefferson serving with 12 of 14 for eight points. Chris Schleeter was 9 of 11 with seven points, Cheryl Kortokrax, 7 of 8 with five points, Shelly Baker, 5 of 6 with three points, Tina Closson, 7 of 8 with three points and Beth Druckemiller, 7 of 8 with two points.

50 Years Ago – 1963

State President Larry Moles was present at Monday night’s meeting of Delphos Junior Chamber of Commerce and had praise for the Delphos program for the coming year. Robert Hohlbein, president of Delphos City Council, was present on behalf of the city to express appreciation for the shelter house erected at Stadium Park by the locals in cooperation with the Delphos Recreation Board.

St. John’s Rosary-Altar Society met Monday evening in the Little Theater of the school. Mrs. Bob Grubenhoff, one of the chairmen for the recent bake sale, gave a report of the event. Mrs. Al Odenweller, youth and family life chairman, displayed Advent wreaths and told where they could be obtained.

Mrs. Carl Greulich entertained the Once-A-Month Pinochle Club in her home at Ottoville this past week with first prize going to Mrs. Paul Altenburger, second to Mrs. Hubert Altenburger and low to Mrs. Joseph Honigford, who was a guest. Mrs. Harry Thomas received the traveling prize.

75 Years Ago – 1938

Newly-elected officers of Commemorative Post, No. 268, American Legion, were installed Thursday night at a meeting of the organization held at their hall on North Main Street. Officers installed were Frank Munday, commander; Ferman Clinger, first vice commander; Clarence F. Heisterman, second vice commander; Amandus Lang, adjutant; William Eichenhorst, Jr., chaplain; C. E. Fox, finance officer; and Ralph Youngpeter, sergeant-at-arms.

A Democratic banquet will be held Oct. 19 at Van Wert under the sponsorship of the Van Wert County Democratic Women’s Club assisted by the Young Peoples Democratic Club and the Democratic Veterans Club. Plans for the banquet were made at a meeting held at Van Wert. Edward Schneider and Syl Baumgarte, both of Delphos, were in attendance at the meeting on arrangements.

The members of Sorosis met at the home of Mrs. George Horine, North Maple Street, Thursday afternoon. Mrs. C. G. McCoy gave the life and works of William Caxton. Mrs. Lawrence Schmidt served as leader of the reading of “King Richard the Third,” Acts two and three. The Oct. 27 meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Thomas B. Snow, West Fifth Street.



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