|From the Archives Nov. 23, 2013|
|Friday, November 22, 2013 9:10 PM|
One Year Ago
Knights of Columbus members prepared and delivered more than 150 Thanksgiving meals to shut-ins and the elderly on Thursday. The Knights have provided a free Thanksgiving meal for more than a decade. Among those helping with the dinners were Mike Beckmann, Joe Lehmkuhle, Kevin Backus, Jerry Backus, Dave Burnett, Ben Neumeier, Shelly Kundert and Mike Grubenhoff.
25 Years Ago – 1988
Petitions for membership of Debra Schurger and Patricia Laudick to Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 3035 were accepted at a recent meeting of the auxiliary. They were initiated along with Phillis J. Hasenkamp. The next meeting will be Dec. 15 with a covered-dish dinner. Voice of Democracy winner and runner-up will be guests and present their theme essay and receive awards. Chairwomen are Mary Lou Harman, Earline Williams and Debra Schurger.
Morris Chapel United Methodist Church will be having a “country gourmet bazaar” Dec. 10. Items include homemade chocolate candy, Christmas cookies and some craft items. Pre-orders will be taken for Morris Chapel homemade chicken noodle soup, mincemeat and other entrees. Orders may be placed with Linda Mox, Carolyn Brenneman, Betty Brenneman or Anita Dunlap.
Division IV state runner-up Kalida used excellent free-throw shooting to offset the three-point field goals of Lincolnview and hold on for a 57-56 win in the season opener for both teams Tuesday night at Lincolnview. Brian Vorst led Kalida with 16 points. Dan Wurth and Alan Gerding each chipped in 10.
50 Years Ago – 1963
Lee Harvey Oswald, 24, a pro-Castro Marxist who defected to Russia in 1959, was charged with the assassination of President Kennedy. Oswald made no confession and insisted he knew nothing about the assassination of the President or the serious wounding of Texas Gov. John Connally.
The November meeting of the Green Thumb Garden Club was held this week with a luncheon at NuMaude’s Restaurant. Highlighting the meeting were plans for the Christmas flower show, which will be held Dec. 6-7 at the Public Library. Chairmen for the show will be Mrs. E. L. Staup, Mrs. Leslie Peltier and R. N. Stippich.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank X. Weber and daughter Judy of Ottoville and their two sons, Leonard and Herbert, students at Josephinum Seminary, Worthington, attended the ceremony and reception for their son Larry Saturday at Glencoe, Mo. The Webers’ son Larry will be known hereafter as Brother Vincent Markus.
75 Years Ago – 1938
James Buchholtz, for the past several years Jefferson High School Band drum major, has resigned his position because of other activities. Betty Norbeck will take over the duties of the drum major and will be seen in her new position for the first time on Friday when the band plays for the Santa Claus welcoming.
The students of the Senior Class of York High School presented their class play “Girl Shy” at the school auditorium Tuesday evening. In the cast were the following: Wendell Evans, William Lininger, Lois Johnson, Clyde Rauch, Junior Couts, Bette Jones, Adell Metzner, Jean Wentz, Dorotha Dibert, Mary Zeigler, John Rhoades and Edwin Bolton.
The members of the Alpha Theta Bridge Club met Tuesday evening. A dinner was served at Maude’s Restaurant and was followed by bridge at the home of Ila Scott. Velma Geary received first honors in bridge and Mrs. Walter Rosselit was second high and also received the traveling award.