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Friday, November 08, 2013 9:44 PM

One Year Ago

On Sept. 8, former Pfc. Thomas L. Buettner and Petty Officer 2nd Class Ellis “Gene” Buettner were honored with a trip to Washington, D.C., to visit and reflect at their memorials. Thomas’ son Michael and grandson son Travis traveled alongside both as guardians throughout the Honor Flight trip.


25 Years Ago – 1988

Every young person is entitled to a caring, stable living environment, believes Bruce C. Maag, executive director of Specialized Alternatives for Youth. The organization has recently moved from Lima to its new headquarters at 10100 Elida Rd., former site of Delphos Church of Nazarene.

Parents and friends of the Jefferson football, volleyball and golf teams may attend the annual fall awards banquet at 6 p.m. Nov. 15 at Jefferson Senior High School. Awards will be presented to the volleyball, golf, varsity, reserve and freshmen football team members and the cheerleaders.

Landeck Catholic Ladies of Columbia, Chapter 84, recently held a turkey supper and Thanksgiving party with bingo for turkeys. Winners were Diane Eickholt, Viola Lang, John Geise, Norma Warnecke, Tula Kleman, Ella Rose Ulm, Angie Smith, Janet Siefker, Louise Westbay, Agnes Ulrich, Fred Miller, Betty Hugel, Gert Hempfling, Gilbert Wehri, Annie Ruen, Elaine Wehri and Martha Etzkorn.

50 Years Ago – 1963

Cub Scout Pack No. 48 held its first meeting in the Little Theater of St. John’s School with new members being individually introduced and welcomed into their respective dens. Awards were presented to David Bockey and Roger and Frank Lehmkuhle for the best parent-son meeting attendance last year. Second awards went to David Ostendorf and Daniel Warnecke.

Delphos Chapter No. 26, Order of the Eastern Star was well represented at the 74th annual session of the Grand Chapter of Ohio which was held Nov. 5-7 at the Public Auditorium, Cleveland. Those participating in the entire session were Mrs. Richard John, newly elected worthy matron of Delphos Chapter; Mabel Clark, worth matron of the past year; Mrs. Kenneth Fronk, associate matron for the coming year; Mrs. Don Penn, secretary of the local chapter; and past matrons Mrs. Don May and Mrs. Howard Sadler.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3035 of Delphos will hold a membership party Sunday at the post club rooms. A free dinner and refreshments will be served from 3 p.m. until midnight. According to the post’s quartermaster, Ed Shrader, the party is for members of the VFW, the DFSV and social members of the World War I Tri-County Barracks.

75 Years Ago – 1938

There were a number of guests at the annual social meeting of the Dorcas Class of the Lutheran Church held Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. A. J. Bodkin, Scott Street. Following the covered-dish supper, Mrs. H. F. Buchholtz presented a resume of the Augsburg Confession and a talk was given by Re. J. G. E. Mittermaier.

The students of the senior class of Middle Point High School will present a play entitled “Gracious Grandma” at the school auditorium on Nov. 16, beginning at 8 p.m. The cast is as follows: Herbert Kephart, William Buchholtz, Helen Reed, Eva Jean Davis, Hope Fox, Ben Johnson, Virgil Raker and Coleniece Knittle.

Mrs. William Ashbaugh, South Jefferson Street, received the members of the Nira Club and two guests, Mrs. James Moots and Mrs. Frank Bowers, into her home Tuesday evening. Euchre was played and at the conclusion of the games, Mrs. Roland Brenneman was high and Mrs. Lewis Eiche, second.


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