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|Friday, April 19, 2013 11:46 AM|
One Year Ago
25 Years Ago – 1988
Senior pitcher Brian Heitz picked up the win and belted his team’s first home run of the season as St. John’s beat Antwerp Monday 7-4 at Stadium Park. Brent Reidenbach was the only Blue Jay with more than one hit as he went 2-for-3. Randy Mueller and Scott Schulte had two RBIs each.
Delphos Future Farmers of America member Doug Eggeman showed third-grader Kim Keyton, a student at Franklin Elementary School, how to milk a cow at Tom Hempfling’s dairy farm. Third-graders from St. John’s, Landeck and Franklin elementary schools visited area farms Monday, with Delphos FFA members giving farm tours and demonstrating various farm procedures used to make food.
50 Years Ago – 1963
The Delphos Jefferson Wildcats knocked pre-tournament favorite Gomer out of the Allen County baseball tourney Thursday, 4-3. Jack Koch went all the way for the local team. Gomer drew first blood, but Coach Cal Fox’s Wildcats came back with two in the second inning. In the third Gomer scored two more then came the fourth in which Gerald Lindeman had his double with a man on first and Dick Richardson singled both runs home.
Robert Morris night was observed at the regular meeting of Delphos Chapter No. 26 of the Eastern Star held Thursday night at the Masionic Temple. Morris, who organized the first Order Star, gave the five points of the star names of women of the Bible. The story was stirringly narrated by Mrs. Dane Ridenour.
75 Years Ago – 1938
Mrs. H. F. Buckhholtz reviewed “England of Song and Story” Monday evening at the regular meeting of the Ella Huber Delphian Chapter held at the home of Mrs. George Helmkamp, North Clay Street. The lesson on “Westminster Abbey” was given by Mrs. T. P. Critchfield.
Walterick-Hemme Post No. 3035, Veterans of Foreign Wars, will meet in regular sesson April 21. The post will formally open their new canteen at this time. The canteen is situated in the new VFW rooms in the Imber Building on East Fourth Street. It is planned to have a speaker on the program for this affair.