|From the Archives — July 8, 2014|
|Monday, July 07, 2014 8:00 PM|
One Year Ago
Around 7 a.m. the Saturday of Canal Days, members of the Optimist Club of Delphos and Junior Optimist will be kept busy service pancakes and sausage in their tent on Main Street. Doris Dickman is in charge of the Pancake and Sausage Breakfast. She is currently secretary and treasurer of the Optimist Club.
25 Years Ago – 1989
Cruise-in nite will kick off the eighth annual Delphos Area Car Club Show July 14 with show cars parked on the canal parking lot from 7-10 p.m. The event is free and there will be 50’s and 60’s music by “Orie,” refreshments, and time to visit with car owners, said Jerry Picker, president of the car club. The car show, swap meet, craft and craft show will be held July 15 at Jefferson High School.
Forty-two members attended the recent meeting of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 471 Auxiliary. The hot seat was won by Doris Keller and attendance award was won by Mary King. A year’s dues was won by Dianne Carder. Next meeting will be July 10 with Eileen Suever, Irma Kill, Lola Hiett, Maryanne Suever and Rosemary Kill committee members.
Bill Remlinger, owner-operator of Remlinger Drug Store, and employee Becky Rott, began the cleanup and rearrangements of the store following the removal of inventory by the Rite Aid Corp. Remlinger said the store will officially reopen Monday as a Hallmark Store. A contract was signed in June to sell the pharmacy to Rite Aid.
50 Years Ago – 1964
To welcome the Rev. and Mrs. Otto Wortman and son, Paul, to Delphos, the Women’s Society of Trinity Methodist Church entertained with a reception Monday night at the church. Rev. Wortman is the newly-named pastor of Trinity Methodist. On behalf of the Women’s Society, the president, Mrs. Bob Dorman, welcomed the gathering.
Routine business was transacted at the regular meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary held Monday evening in the post club rooms on State Street. Committee chairmen are requested to have their reports ready to present at the next session. Members of the auditing committee are Dorothy Hotz, Irene Granger and Catherine Bair.
Carl Wieging, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andred Wieging of Fort Jennings, will join 30 other teachers on a sponsored tour of Europe. He will tour Holland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, France and England. Wieging is the 6th grade teacher in the Minster School system.
75 Years Ago – 1934
Claude Swartz has returned from Toledo where he participated with a group of YMCA divers in an exhibition of fancy diving given as part of a Fourth of July celebration at the New Scott Park swimming pool. On Wednesday, Swartz attended the performance of the “Swing Mikado” at the Zoological Gardens.
A group of Fort Jennings Boy Scouts under the leadership of Rev. Charles Stroh recently held a two-day outing. They visited Power Dam and State Dam parks at Defiance and Fort Brown. In the party were Eugene Shroyer, Glen and Joseph Carpenter, Kenneth McNamara, Robert Good, Herbert Wieging, John Heitzman, Hilary Wannemacher, Elmer and Wilbur Dickman and Donald Miehls.
The monthly meeting of the local council of the Catholic Ladies of Columbia was conducted in the council rooms Thursday evening. Following the business session, pinochle was played. Ellen Rekart was high in the cards, Anna Brandehoff, second, and Mrs. Stepleton, third. The attendance award went to Lucy Shaffer.