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Monday, November 11, 2013 9:00 PM

One Year Ago

Those who attended the Veterans Day ceremonies Sunday were blessed with beautiful weather and unseasonably warm temperatures as they gathered around the Veterans Memorial to honor all those who have served and those who have fallen. Post commanders and presidents of the Delphos VFW and American Legion and their respective auxiliaries were present to say a few words in honor of the occasion.

25 Years Ago – 1988

Members and guests attended the annual benefit card party held recently by the Catholic Daughters of the Americas. Members serving on the committee were chairwomen Mary Lou Siefker and Helen Miller, assisted by Mary Steyer, Angela Kill, Mary Wauben, Ruth Baldauf, Doris Lindeman, Anna Rose Kleman, Veronica Luersman, Kay Dannhausen, Margaret Geise, Mary German, Helen Odenweller and Ruth Calvelage.

Cloverdale Game Club has announced upcoming events. Slug, blackpowder and still shoots for turkeys will be Nov. 12. Trap and still shoots for turkeys will be Nov. 13. The second Putnam County Youth Shoot will be Nov. 20. Officers of the club are Dave Pitney, president; Ken Halker, vice president; and Dock Eickholt, secretary-treasurer.

Landeck Catholic Ladies of Columbia will hold a bake sale after masses Nov. 19 and Nov. 20. Twenty-four members met recently in the rectory basement. The Christmas party will be Dec. 13 with Norma Ditto, Rita Miller, Deb Brickner and Dianne Phillips serving on the committee.

50 Years Ago – 1963

Members of the Star Class of the Evangelical United Brethren Church met Monday night at the home of Mrs. Fred Kiggins, South Cass Street, with Mrs. James Cross serving as assistant hostess. Mrs. Kenneth Stocklin was in charge of devotions. It was announced the class would hold a bake sale Nov. 15 the Powell Store.

The Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary met Monday evening in the Eagles club rooms with 56 members present. It was announced that Mildred Clinger and her team were the winners in the recent membership campaign. Gertrude Etter received the door award and Isabelle Gengler the hot-seat drawing award.

Mrs. Leo Fischer, president of St. John’s Rosary-Altar Society, was in charge of the meeting of the society held Monday evening in the Little Theater of the school. Fischer announced the annual Thanksgiving clothing drive would be held Friday and Saturday following Thanksgiving.

75 Years Ago – 1938

President Roosevelt led the nation today in its 20th observance of Armistice Day. Not since firing ceased on the western front in France Nov. 11, 1918 has this country and its citizens been so preparedness-conscious. The president was to speak from Arlington at noon after ceremonies at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Delphos checker players and those from surrounding cities are invited to attend an exhibition to be held at Vogt and Eickholt’s on East Second Street on Nov. 16. Newell W. Banks of Detroit, one of the world’s greatest checker players, will give the exhibition. While in Delphos he will play many boards at the same time and will also give a demonstration on blindfold playing.

Mrs. Arthur G. Moon presented a review of Lauton’s “Crouchbach” at the regular meeting of Sorosis held Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. John Wolfe, West Fifth Street. Mrs. H. M. Viel led the reading of Act Five of “King Richard the Third.” The Christmas party is scheduled for Dec. 1 and will be held at the home of Mrs. F. W. Knowlton, West Fourth Street.



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