|It Was News Then|
|Monday, November 19, 2012 2:54 PM|
One Year Ago
• Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers presented checks to St. John’s High School and other area schools in its fifth annual high school band fund-raising promotion. St. John’s received $503.20. Lincolnview received $1,269.72 and Elida $695.83. Twelve area schools participated with a total of $5,907.50 awarded.
• About 20 members of the Ladies Auxiliary to Veterans of Foreign Wars, Jacob P. Smith Post 3740, Ottoville, were present for their meeting held recently in the VFW clubrooms. Ethel Perrin reported on presenting seven Ottoville veterans in nursing homes with fruit plates for Veterans Day. The Christmas party will be held Dec. 8 with a potluck meal.
• Commemorative Post No. 268, American Legion, will be host for an Allen County American Legion dance on Nov. 24, at the post club rooms on State Street. The first dance of this type was held at the local club rooms last year and proved so popular that it has been decided to make it an annual event. Leroy Blanchard’s orchestra will provide the music for dancing.
• “Thanksgiving Theme” was the topic for the annual Leatherwood Grange Thanksgiving supper and program held Thursday evening. After supper a program was presented under the direction of the lecturer, Clyde Stemen. “Old Fashioned Thanksgiving” was presented by Mrs. Roy Metzger and Mrs. Homer Roberts read “A Thanksgiving Day Thought.”
• A meeting of the W. M. I. Club was held Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. R. E. Hinderleider, South Franklin Street. The history topic on Marietta, Ohio was given by Mrs. Lloyd Myers. Mrs. C. F. Miller reviewed “The Country Kitchen.” The club has made a contribution to the rental shelf at the Delphos Public Library.
• A large attendance marked the card party given in the Legion rooms Wednesday evening under the auspices of the American Legion Auxiliary. The awards went to the following: in pinochle, Emma Gerdemann and Fred Langmier; in euchre, Mrs. Dale Miller and Ferman Clinger; in five-hundred, Mrs. S. H. Wahmhoff; in adult bunco, Mrs. Ferman Clinger; and children’s bunco, Helen Marie Fiedler and Wilbur Clinger.