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One Year Ago

Franklin Elementary students were captivated Thursday with COSI on Wheels Ecology Lab presenting animal habitats and ecosystems. A Midwest school tradition since 1982, COSI on Wheels introduces dynamic science topics.


25 Years Ago – 1988

Delphos Community Thanksgiving service will be held Nov. 20 at First United Presbyterian Church, Second and Jefferson streets with clergy and laypersons of local churches participating, the Rev. Susan Flemming, pastor of St. Paul United Methodist Church, and the Rev. James Peiffer, secretary, Delphos Ministerial Association, announced.

Members of the Miss and Master chapter of Ohio Child Conservation League saw slides of a trip to Australia, New Zealand and Tahiti at their recent meeting in the home of Jean Hilvers. The slides and souvenirs were presented by Corrine Snyder of Wren. Janice Hohlbein won the raffle conducted by Helen Devitt.

Fort Jennings Jaycees donated the proceeds from their recent pancake and sausage breakfast to Fort Jennings Fire Department. Participating in the presentation were Carl Trenkamp, community development vice president of the Jaycees; Dave Will, assistant fire chief; Dave Wieging, fire department secretary-treasurer; and Bill Metzger, president of the Jaycees.

50 Years Ago – 1963

An estimated 1,500 visitors from throughout a three-state area were on hand for the open house held in connection with the dedication of the Morris Chiropractic Clinic, 933 Elida Ave. Many floral arrangements wishing Drs. Earl and Burl Morris well on their venture were placed throughout the building, which is the largest chiropractic clinic in Ohio.

Alpha Delta Omega National Sorority held a card party and dessert smorgasbord Nov. 13 at the Franklin School. Attractive flower bowls centered the table and were given as the table prizes at the conclusion of card games. Door awards went to Mrs. Delbert Dolby, Margaret Buettner and Mrs. Roland Brenneman.

Rita A. Miller was elected president of the Landeck Catholic Ladies of Columbia during a recent meeting of the organization held in the church basement. A social hour followed the business session with prizes going to Gertrude Knebel, Edna Freund, Joan Wieners, Agnes Heitz, Della Etzkorn and Frances Ardner.


75 Years Ago – 1938

Police Chief Glenn M. Ditto and Fire Chief Louis Leonard started Wednesday on their annual 15-day vacations. They take their vacations each year at this time so they can enjoy the hunting season. During Chief Ditto’s absence, Patrolman J. S. Link will be acting chief and Doyle Fuller, substitute patrolman, will take Link’s place. Frank Grothouse, regular fireman, will be acting fire chief, and his place will be filled by Carl Imber, substitute fireman.

Two teams in the K. of C. Bowling League met Tuesday night at Recreation Alleys. The Guards proved too much for the Secretaries and won two of the three games with a total score of 2,179 to 2,081. The Guards lost the first game 706 to 702 and won the next two by scores of 705 to 685 and 772 to 690. Satterthwaite of the Guards rolled three high-game scores and was also high in the totals with 579.

Mrs. Dell Cochensparger was hostess to the members of the Willing Workers Class of the Presbyterian Sunday School and three guests at her home Tuesday evening. Her guests were Ivan Meads, Mrs. Martin Krendl and Doris Rice. A luncheon was served by the hostesses, Mrs. Cochensparger, Mrs. Oris Sawmiller and Mrs. Don Miller.


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