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Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 AM

One Year Ago

St. John’s senior Nathan Pohlman was honored by the Delphos Optimist Club as “Student of the Month.” Pohlman was presented with a certificate and a silver coin by Delphos City Schools Superintendent Frank Sukup and St. John’s High School principal Don Huysman also took part in the presentation. Pohlman is the son of Glenn and Deb Pohlman.

25 Years Ago – 1988

The annual sausage, sauerkraut and pancake supper, prepared by the men of the parish, will be made Nov. 13 in Landeck St. John the Baptist Church basement. Oscar Hempfling assisted by Jerome Etzkorn, checked the sauerkraut the men of the parish have made. The men cut the cabbage at Hempfling’s home and it is now curing. Hempfling has supplied some of the cabbage each year.

Two-year starter Beth Druckemiller of Jefferson was named to the All-Northwest Conference volleyball first team by voting in league coaches. Teammate Cheryl Kortokrax received honorable mention. Other Tri-County players named to the first team were Kari Reynolds of Spencerville, Alyssa Edward of Columbus Grove, Cindy Olberding of Spencerville, and Shannon Seymer of Columbus Grove.

Spencerville Future Homemakers of America will host a Halloween party 7-9 p.m. Oct. 31 at Roselawn Manor Nursing Home. According to Susan Kiel, FHA advisor, the party is offered as an opportunity for younger children and residents of Roselawn to meet and interact during the special activities.

50 Years Ago – 1963

A one-woman art show, sponsored by the Museum of Modern Art in New York City will feature the oil paintings of Nora Jaffee. Mrs. Jaffee is the daughter of Mrs. Harry J. Miller of Delphos. The art show will start Nov. 11 at the Village Art Center. Two of Mrs. Jaffe?e’s paintings are now in the Pan American building, a recently completed skyscraper in New York City.

Junior Mothers Club of the Child Conservation League entertained with a masquerade party Saturday evening at the Firemen’s clubhouse, with their husbands as guests. Prizes were awarded for the most original costume, won by Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Kill; the funniest, by Mrs. Lee Calvelage, and the prettiest, Mrs. Charles Rohrbacher.

A Delphos photographer, Oliver S. Lundgren, owner and operator of Kaufman Studio, has been honored by having his prize winning print, “Occulation of Saturn by the Moon’s Dark Edge,” shown in the September-October issue of The Ohio Photographer. Lundgren’s photograph, a black and white print, won its prize in the Pictorial classification at a recent convention of professional photographers.

75 Years Ago – 1938

Police rounded up Polish Jews in Berlin Friday for immediate eviction across the border into Poland. Hundreds of others who were not arrested were ordered to report to the foreigners’ bureau. They were given visas and told to be over the border by midnight. Whether the exodus was being enforced in other parts of Germany was not determined immediately.

In October, twenty-one years ago, a group of Delphos ladies met at the home of Mrs. D. G. Curtis to organize a club. Thus was formed the 1917 Sewing Club. There are four charter members, Mrs. Curtis, Mrs. A. Z. Metcalfe, Ethel Burgess and Mrs. John Bryan. In celebration of the anniversary of the club’s organization a special party was held Thursday evening.

Plans for future activities were considered at a regular meeting of Commemorative Post, American legion held Thursday night. Plans were discussed for the annual Armistice Day observance. The Legionnaires will conduct short services at their Memorial Park at the rear of the post office in the morning. An open house will be held at the legion hall in the afternoon and evening.



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