|It Was News Then|
|Friday, January 18, 2013 1:56 PM|
One Year Ago
• Fort Jennings Lions donated three typewriters to the elementary school. Lion President John VonSossan and project chairman, Gene Krietemeyer, presented the typewriters to David Miller, principal of Fort Jennings Elementary School. The typewriters will be used by the sixth grade to help them in their computer studies.
• Fort Jennings girls defeated Pandora-Gilboa 55-50 Saturday in Putnam County League play at Pandora. Laura Broecker led Fort Jennings with 16 points. Ann Krietemeyer added 11. The Musketeers had 30 rebounds led by Krietemeyer and Linda Inkrott with eight each.
• Delphos Court No. 707 Catholic Daughters of America, will hold its annual Library benefit card party at 8 p.m. Jan. 22, in the Knights of Columbus club rooms on Elida Avenue. Proceeds from the party are used annually to purchase books for St. John’s School library and for the Delphos Public Library.
• Delphos Chapter No. 26, Order of the Eastern Star held a regular meeting Thursday evening in the Masonic Temple. Officers were elected as follows: Mrs. F. Ray John, president; Lucile Werner, vice president, and Mrs. Eugene Culp, secretary-treasurer. After the meeting a social hour was held with Mrs. Rollin Weaver, Mrs. Ray Riggenbach, Mrs. Robert McDonald, Mrs. Vernon Smith and Mrs. Roger Stienecker serving.
• Approximately 300 persons were in attendance at the private dance held at Jennings Memorial Hall, Fort Jennings, Sunday evening. The dance was given by the members of the Young Men and Young Ladies Sodalities of St. Joseph’s Church. Music for the dancing was provided by Carl Hotz and his Sophisticated Swingers.
• The members of the Delphos Mothers Study Club held a delightful social affair Monday evening with a dinner served at Maude’s Restaurant. Following the dinner, members gathered at the home of Mrs. L. K. Shaffer, West Fifth Street. Monopoly was played and at the close of play, Mrs. Russell Judkins received high honors, Mrs. William Kissell, second, and Mrs. F. E. Kurth was consoled.