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Thursday, December 05, 2013 9:00 PM

One Year Ago

Trinity United Methodist Church held its annual Bazaar Wednesday evening. Guests enjoyed a meal prepared by volunteers and a general store made up of homemade candy, baked goods, jellies and jams and more.



25 Years Ago – 1988


Delphos Rotary Club bellringers will be on the street 8 a.m. until noon Saturday at the Trustcorp Bank and at the post office to collect funds for the Delphos Community Project and St. Vincent DePaul Society. Don Martin and Mel Westrich, coordinators of the bellringer project said bellringers will also be at Meyers IGA Store and Chief’s Market 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Delphos Republican Club elected Carl R. Metzger president at its reorganization meeting Monday. State Rep. William Thompson of Delphos was elected Allen County chairman for the club and Van Wert County treasurer Lloyd Basil was elected Van Wert County chairman. The club elected Lucille Kalinsek treasurer and Cindy Metzger secretary.

Reigning Division IV state champion Kalida placed five players in double figures and pulled down 63 rebounds en route to an 82-47 win over Fort Jennings Monday at Fort Jennings. Sondra Ehrnsberger led Kalida with 18 points. Leslie Stechschulte hit for 16, Annette Trenkamp and Lisa Siebeneck 13 each and Lori Trenkamp 11.


50 Years Ago – 1963

Del-Otto Club members held their annual Christmas dinner Thursday evening at the House of Vogts. After dinner, a gift exchange was held and cards were played. Mrs. Otmer Wannemacher received first prize, Mrs. Albert Grothouse second and Mrs. Arthur Eickholt low. The traveling prize went to Mrs. Paul Kaverman.

The annual Kiddies Santa Claus party for children of Delphos Club members will be held Dec. 21 at the clubhouse. The committee in charge includes Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Scherger, chairmen; Mr. and Mrs. John Metzner, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. James Clark, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Looser, Dr. and Mrs. James Belt, Dr. and Mrs. Clint Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Scherger.

Mrs. Edmund Grothaus entertained the members of the Charity Workers Club Wednesday evening in her home on East Seventh Street. Games of five hundred were played with first prize being awarded to Mrs. Joseph Wehinger and the traveling prize to Mrs. Carl Maas and Mrs. Steve Eickholt.


75 Years Ago – 1938

At a meeting of Delphos Aerie of Eagles held Monday night, plans were made for a regular monthly initiation to be held here next Monday. A venison feed will be enjoyed following the initiation. The venison is being furnished by B. L. Jauman, who returned last week from a hunting trip to Pennsylvania.

The concluding presentation of the two-act musical comedy, “Marrying Marian,” was given in the Ottoville parish hall Monday evening under the auspices of the choir of Immaculate Conception Church. Proceeds are to be used to defray expenses for the repair of the organ at the church.

The pledges entertained the actives at a regular meeting of the Phi Delta Sorority conducted Monday evening at the C. F. Lehmann home on West Second Street. Awards for costuming went to Martha Stallkamp and Ladonna Lockhart. In a contest, Ila Scott received the honors. The sorority will hold a Christmas party Dec. 19. A dinner will be served at Maude’s Restaurant and will be followed by a social session at the home of Margaret Schaffer.

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