|It was News Then|
|Wednesday, February 13, 2013 5:11 PM|
One Year Ago
• Delphos Lioness Club met at the Lions Den with 21 members present. Norman Vonder Embse of the Kalida Lions Club presented a program on diabetes. Wilma Runyan’s name was drawn for the door prize. Final plans were made for the spaghetti supper Feb. 13 at Jefferson Senior High School.
• A retirement dinner was held at Flanagan’s Restaurant in honor of Jed Franklin. Franklin recently retired from Progressive Tool & Die Co., 210 E. Cleveland St., where he was employed for 24 years. Fellow employees sponsored the retirement party and presented Franklin with a scanner. He also received a watch from the company.
• Obligation night was observed at the meeting of Crescent Temple, No. 50, Pythian Sisters held Tuesday night in the K of P Hall. During the meeting, Mrs. Winfred Teman was installed as manager. Bessie Heiss served as grand senior installing officer, Caroline Rice as grand manager and Mrs. Louis Redd was the grand installing officer.
• The Delphos Jefferson Wildcats, trailing 44-38 at the three-quarter mark last night, came roaring back to outscore Columbus Grove 24-12 in the final home game of the season, 62-56. High point man in the game was Grove’s Don Hamilton who meshed 21 in the losers’ cause. For Jefferson, Ed Jackson had 16 and Ken Jackson and Gordie Vogt each had 15.
• Two young teams, comprised of up-and-coming basketeers, met on St. John’s hardwood court Thursday afternoon before an enthusiastic student crowd. The eighth graders of St. John’s managed to eke out a 20-14 win over the strong Bockey School aggregation. E. Osting played a bang-up game for the Bockey team while Hageman turned in a neat game for St. John’s.
• Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Gladen, East Third Street, were hosts to the members of the 1924 Five-hundred Club at their home Friday evening. Mrs. O. S. Schosker and Henry Imholt were high in cards and Mrs. Carl Gladen and Mr. Schosker were second high. In two weeks, the club will meet with Mr. and Mrs. Carl Gladen, S. Washington Street.