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Wednesday, March 19, 2014 8:00 PM

One Year Ago

Four Jefferson Middle School students were selected and performed with OMEA District 3 Honors Choir and Band Festival March 2 at Wapakoneta School PAC. They are eighth-grader Nick Long – vocal; eighth-grader Brittany Phillips – vocal; seventh-grader Jennifer Ditto – flute; and seventh-grader Holly Dellinger – tuba.


25 Years Ago – 1989

Ed Klima, grand knight of Delphos Knights of Columbus, presented a check to Russell J. Wolpert, director at Fort Wayne Veterans Medical Center, Saturday at the 10th annual spring conference of the Veterans Service Commission at American Legion Post 268, State Street. The check included proceeds from a dinner benefit held at the K of C, co-hosted by Delphos Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion.

Members of Catholic Daughters of the Americas met recently and cut, sewed and rolled bandages for the mission in New Guinea. President Mary Jeannette Menke conducted the business portion of the meeting. Named to the nominating committee to select candidates for the upcoming election of officers were Edna Jane Nolte, chairman, Eileen Bonifas, Irene Schwinnen, Kay Dannhausen and Margaret Fisher.

Tammy S. Negrete, daughter of Linda L. Peters of Belmond, Iowa, and Guy M. Peters of Des Moines, Iowa, has been promoted to first lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Negrete is chief of the Information Management Division with the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity at Fort McClellan, Ala. Her husband, Robert, is the son of Robert J. Negrete of Delphos.


50 Years Ago – 1964

Mrs. Don R. Yocum, wife of the pastor of Trinity Methodist Church, was elected Secretary of Missionary Personnel for the Lima District Woman’s Society of Christian Service during the district meeting held Wednesday at the First Methodist Church at Kenton. Mrs. Nile Brenneman of Morris Chapel Methodist Church was chosen as district recording secretary.

Three new members of Delphos Lions Club were installed at the meeting of the group at NuMaude’s Tuesday night. New members are Milton Colborne, Max Roberts and Earl Boyer. The program was given by Gilbert F. Martin, Dayton, division public relations manager of the Morton Salt Co. He presented a film, “The White Wonder of the World – Salt.”

Mrs. Robert Shenk, who served as vice president for the Modern Mothers Chapter of the Child Conservation League during the year 1963-64, will head the chapter this coming year. Assisting Mrs. Shenk will be Mrs. Rudolf Lucas, vice president; Mrs. Fred Zangmeister, secretary; Mrs. Bill Wilcox, treasurer; and Mrs. Robert Poling, reporter.


75 Years Ago – 1939

A most entertaining program was presented Sunday night at St. John’s auditorium. The program was presented through the cooperation of the Irish of the parish, the St. John’s High School and grade children and the CYO. The first portion of the program was made up of high school orchestra and glee club numbers, solos by Mrs. George Helmkamp and Anne Roberts Davies and numbers by St. John’s grades. The second portion included Eddie Hanf and Miss Engels and the CYO Minstrel.

The 70th anniversary of the organization of the Methodist Women’s Foreign Missionary Society was observed Friday afternoon at a meeting of the local society held at the home of Mrs. John Wolfe, West Fifth Street. Mrs. C. W. Cordermann presided at the meeting which was opened by singing. Ava Davis led the devotionals.

Members of Delphos Aerie, Fraternal Order of Eagles, will hold a regular meeting Monday night. Plans will be completed for the fish fry which will be held March 24. On March 29, representatives of aeries in this district will meet at the Delphos hall to make preparations for the district initiation which will be held April 9.


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