|It was News Then|
|Friday, March 15, 2013 12:26 PM|
One Year Ago
• The annual Tri-Skill Basketball state competition was hosted by the Leipsic Jaycees at Leipsic High School. Area boys and girls who placed first in local competition took part. They were sponsored by their hometown Jaycees. Nathan Ricker, Ottoville, won first place in the competition. He is the son of John and Jane Ricker.
• Tau Chapter of Alpha Delta Omega Sorority met recently in the home of Marge Morris. Pat Wiltsie and Pauline Brandyberry conducted an auction with proceeds going toward a charity project. Refreshments were served by Ruth LaRue, assisting the hostess. Nita Falke will entertain the chapter at the next meeting.
• The quadruplets born to Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Axe of Lima not only made national headlines but were also the subject of a feature in Time magazine. Mrs. Axe is the former Barbara Birkmeier of Delphos. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Birkmeier.
• Mrs. M. C. Maloney was elected president of the Women’s Society of World Service of the Evangelical United Brethren Church during a Thursday afternoon session. Other officers elected were: secretary, Mrs. Fred Kiggins; treasurer, Mrs. Lowell Jenkins; secretary of spiritual life, Mrs. Ray Upperman; secretary of missionary education, Mrs. Orville Wagoner; secretary of Christian social relations, Zedith Wagoner; chairman of local church activities, Nora Link; secretary of missionary education to youth, Nancy Stirn and secretary of missionary education to children, Mrs. James Cross.
• Commerce students of St. John’s High School have received award pins for their proficient work. Gold pins for passing the Competent Typist tests were awarded Rita Kill, Janet Schwinnen and Virginia Weger. Rosemary Metzner received the Gregg Certificate of proficiency for having written for five minutes at 100 words a minute and having transcribed the notes neatly and accurately on the typewriter.
• The monthly meeting of the Daughters of Ruth, a Methodist society, was held at the church Monday evening. The lesson was presented by Mrs. Lloyd Wilson. The following were the hostesses for this meeting: Mrs. Paul Harter, Mrs. Kenneth Clinger, Mrs. Ed. Becker, Mrs. Harold Swick, Mrs. Simon Allen and Mrs. Frank Dye.