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Wednesday, November 28, 2012 1:00 PM

One Year Ago
• Teens Against Substance Abuse (TASA) students got in the Christmas spirit with their “Rockin Around a Drug-Free Tree” for this year’s Canal Commission Christmas Tree event. TASA members Anna Mueller, Ethan Benavidez, Syndey Fischbach and Ashlyn Troyer worked on the tree.

25 Years Ago — 1987
• The 1936 graduating class of the former Gomer High School held its annual Thanksgiving dinner at Maria’s Restaurant at Elida. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Huffer of Fort Wayne, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Diller of Elida, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Evans, Edith Glancy and Mr. and Mrs. John E. Morris of rural Gomer and Mr. and Mrs. George Jones of Gomer, Mr. and Mrs. Owen Micha and Mr. and Mrs. David T. Humphreys of Lima.

• Edna Jane Nolte received 27 girls into the ranks of Court Delphos 707, Junior Catholic Daughters of the Americas (JCDA). Nolte is national first regent of the Catholic Daughters of he Americas, the social-service organization that sponsors JCDA for girls grades two through 12.

• Three members of St. John’s Blue Jay volleyball team were  voted honorable mention  honors by the  Midwest Athletic Conference for the 1987 season. They were senior Laura Shaw, setter; senior Elaine Wrasman, hitter and junior, Anne Hohman, hitter. Shaw is the daughter of Ray and Kathleen Shaw, Wrasman is the daughter of Melvin and Ruth Wrasman, and Hohman is the daughter of Louis and Carol Hohman.

50 Years Ago — 1962
• Dorothy Miller was elected president of the Mary Martha Bible Class of the Christian Union Church during a meeting of the class held Tuesday night in the home of Martha Meeker, North Main Street. Other officers chosen to serve during the year 1963 are: Theola Wilcox, vice president; Elizabeth Wiley, secretary; Pauline Martin, assistant secretary; and Beulah Jacobs, treasurer.

• Mrs. A. J. Meyer and Mrs. Robert Liggett served as co-hostesses for the ladies day luncheon party held Tuesday afternoon at the Delphos Country Club. A delightful buffet luncheon was followed by cards. Prizes were awarded to Mrs. Cletus Myers, Eleanore Minzing and Mrs. Kenneth Parkinson.

• Mrs.  Herman  Lehmkuhle  was  hostess  to  the  members of  the  Gaytimers  Club  Monday  evening in  her  home  on Bank Street. In card games played, first prize went to Mrs. Richard Shirack, second and traveling prizes were awarded to Mrs. Elvin Patton and Mrs. Waldo Baker received the third prize.

75 Years Ago — 1937
• Norbert and Carl Gerdemann, of west of Delphos, have entered livestock in the annual Cleveland Livestock Show which will be held Nov. 29-30 at the Equestrium. Arnold Gerdemann, also of near Delphos, has entered livestock in the feeders’ show. The Gerdemanns have been entering livestock in the Cleveland show for many years and have received some fine awards.

• A group of local residents were in Napoleon Friday evening to attend a union rally. Present were the following from Delphos:  Rev. and Mrs. C. A. Ford and sons, Dallas, Glen and Robert, Mrs. Bert Miller, Rosabel Miller, Nick Gengler, Hariette and Florence Baer, Clarence Butler, Juanita DeLong, Irvin Fair and Lloyd Peters.

• Various important business matters including nomination of officers will come before the Pythian Sisters at a regular meeting scheduled for Tuesday evening in Castle Hall. At the close of the meeting a potluck luncheon will be served. The committee is composed of Mrs. C. Fredrick Faye, chairman; Leona Griffith, Mrs. Van Clawson, Mrs. Homer Nihiser and Pearl Leininger.


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