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Saturday, October 26, 2013 12:00 AM

One Year Ago

Mitt Romney and the Republican team will be in Elida for a rally on Tuesday at the Elida Fieldhouse. Ginny Rice, Kay Sellati, Phil Sellati and Dave Rodney worked on signs attendees will hold at the rally. All attendees will go through airport-like security. Cameras are permitted.


25 Years Ago – 1988

A fired up, capacity crowd was on hand to greet Vice President George Bush when he arrived at the Lima Veterans Memorial Civic Center. Bush’s visit to Lima Tuesday, the second visit to Ohio in five days, indicates the importance the campaign places on gaining Ohio’s electoral vote in the November election.

The Ottoville class of ‘48 celebrated its 40th reunion recently with a dinner at Lock 16, Ottoville. A short business meeting followed the dinner. A committee, elected for the next reunion in five years, included Mel and Rita Mae Pohlman, Bob and Jeanette Brickner and Bernard and Norma Reindel.

Andrew Cano of Delphos placed second in the Ohio Jaycees state competition at Shelby. The 12-year-old category had 27 competitors. He is the son of Temi and Bath Cano. Four other Delphos youths competed in the state meet. They were Rob Clark, 8, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Clark; James Smith, 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Smith; Josh Theobald, 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Theobald; and Jon Casemier, 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Casemier.


50 Years Ago – 1963

Drs. Burl Morris and Earl Morris will move their offices to the new Morris Chiropractic Clinic on Elida Road starting Thursday. They will spend Thursday, Friday and Saturday preparing to open their clinic on Nov. 4. The two brothers have conducted their practice for the past several years at 113 N. Main St. Drs. Morris are planning an open house at their new clinic on Nov. 17.

James L. Feathers of Delphos fired his way to a pair of championships last week in the Knoxville, Tenn., Gun Club’s annual Fall Festival Trapshoot. Feathers won the Class B crown by breaking 99 of 100 targets in the 16-yard firing and took the handicap by defeating W. C. King of Lexington, Ky., in a 25-target shoot-off.

Spencerville’s Bearcats continued on their romp to the Northwest conference title as they won their eighth straight game with a convincing 48-0 victory over the Leipsic Vikings Thursday night. Halfback Phil Sensabaugh went over for three touchdowns. Marvin Young, seemingly the other half of the Bearcat offense, got two of the Spencerville TDs.


75 Years Ago – 1938

The Guards defeated the Treasurers in three straight games Tuesday night at Recreation Club alleys in the Knights of Columbus bowling team. The final score was 2021 to 1851. The Guards took the first game 651 to 616, the second 722 to 633 and the third 648 to 597. Satterthwaite rolled the highest game score of the evening. In the second game, he sent the pins toppling for a 193.

Final plans for the Halloween Zarba were made at an enthusiastic meeting of the Catholic Youth Organization of St. John’s Parish held in the high school building. Donald T. Say, newly-elected president, was in charge. Louis Scherger is chairman of arrangements for the Zarba which will be staged in St. John’s auditorium on Oct. 30.

Of interest to voters of Delphos are the motion pictures being shown at the Capitol Theatre this week of the Hunters seashore pool at Vincennes, Ind., similar to the one it is proposed to build in this city. The Delphos pool, however, is planned to be adjacent to an athletic field with a combination stadium and bath house between the two.


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