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Monday, November 19, 2012 10:50 AM

One Year Ago
• The eighth annual St. John’s Hall of Fame induction will be held Nov. 27 in the All Saints Building at St. John’s High School. This year’s inductees include Dr. Joseph P. Myers, M.D., professional achievement; Msgr. Bertrand J. Shenk, service to mankind; Deb Elwer Lindeman, athletic achievement; and Angeline “Mom” Miller, service to St. John’s.

25 Years Ago — 1987
• The Jefferson defensive performance was familiar, but the offense had uncharacteristic problems putting the ball in the end zone. The Wildcats, who came into the game averaging 50.1 points, were held to their lowest output in beating Ayersville 12-0 Saturday night before a Division V record playoff crowd of 5,620 at Lima Stadium.

• A “Back to School” program in which community leaders taught classes in the Elida Local School District was held Monday. Amanda Township Trustee Keith Miller of Delphos, acted as physical education teacher for students James Hullinger, Kevin Pugh, Jason Smith and Chris Watkins.

• Janice Sherrick hosted Tau chapter of Alpha Delta Omega in her home recently. President Doris Dienstburger opened the meeting with prayer. Plans were finalized to have a Christmas dinner Dec. 8 at which time a gift exchange will be in the home of Marge Morris.

50 Years Ago — 1962
• Members of the Ottoville Veterans of Foreign War Auxiliary held a regular business session in the post club rooms Tuesday evening. Two committees were chosen during the meeting, the first to serve Nov. 27, which includes Ethel Perrin and Veronica Burgei, co-chairmen. The second committee will serve for the Christmas party which will be held Dec. 11. This committee includes Hilda Pittner, Velma Altenburger, and Bernice Rieger, chairmen.

• Psi Chapter, Alpha Delta Omega National Sorority, held its Thanksgiving dinner meeting Tuesday evening at the House of Vogts. Plans were discussed for the Christmas dinner, to be held Dec. 15 at the home of Mrs. Robert Wittler. After the business meeting was adjourned, Mrs. Kenneth Buettner was formally pledged to the sorority.

• Recently elected officers of Hope Lodge No. 214, F & AM, will be installed Dec. 5 in the Masonic Temple here. Officers elected are Roscoe Thompson, worshipful master; Carl Ramsey, senior warden; Edward Jamison, junior warden; R. T. McDonald, secretary; Harold Heitzman, treasurer; Harold Harmon, senior deacon; Gary John, junior deacon; William Benson Tyler and Carl Zink, trustees.

75 Years Ago — 1937
• The annual praise service will be held at the Presbyterian Church Friday evening under the sponsorship of the members of the Woman’s Home and Foreign Missionary Society of the church. Mrs. Samuel Roberts will preside and Mrs. J. H. Jenkins will be in charge of the service. A play, “The Lord’s Acre,” will be presented by the members of the Young People’s Class under the direction of Mrs. L. E. Schmidt and Mrs. Ivan Meads.

• The new playing floor at St. John’s High was initiated Tuesday night in a manner satisfactory to the local cagers and fans. The Blue and Gold clashed with the Wren High forces and took the visitors into camp in both of games. The Varsity won its game by a score of 32 to 20. The Blue and Gold Reserves were winners by a score of 17 to 14.

• The members of the Delphos Mothers’ Study Club held a regular meeting Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. Russell Judkins, East Seventh. Mrs. William Kisell read an editorial on Thanksgiving. A poem by Sara Teasdale was given by Mrs. Lowell Shaffer. A business meeting of the club will be held in two weeks with Mrs. Lowell Shaffer, West Fifth Street.


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