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Vol. 144 No. 20
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general managerDelphos Herald, Inc.Don Hemple,advertising manager
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James A. “Jim,”84, of Landeck, Mass of Christian Burial will beginat 11 a.m. Saturday at St.John the Baptist CatholicChurch, 14755 LandeckRoad, Landeck, with Rev.Dave Reinhart officiating.Burial will be in the churchcemetery. Friends maycall from 2-8 p.m. todayat Harter & Schier FuneralHome, where a parish wakeservice will be held at 7:30p.m. Memorial contribu-tions may be made to TheDelphos Visiting Nurses orThe Landeck CommunityFund. Condolences may beexpressed at www.hanson-neely.com.
Rev. DonaldE., 86, of Cridersville,memorial services willbegin 10 a.m. Saturday atBayliff and Son FuneralHome, Cridersville, withRev. Rick Lamb officiat-ing. Burial will follow atSpencerville Cemetery.Military rites will beobserved by V.F.W. Postof 6772 of Spencerville.The family will receivefriends from 4 – 7 p.m.today at Bayliff & SonFuneral Home, Cridersville.Memorial contributions maybe made to the AmericanRed Cross. Condolencesmay be shared at www.BayliffAndSon.com.Corn $6.66Wheat $6.58Soybeans $16.00
A girl was born July 10to Sara and Brian Muellerof Delphos.A boy was born July 10to Olivia and James Batesof Elida.A boy was born July10 to Jessica Pohlmanand Brad Schwinnen of Delphos.
One Year Ago
The entertainment lineup for CanalDays 2012 is a mix of country, 70s and80s rock ‘n’ roll starting on Sept. 13with local country band, Six Strings.The Toast to the City on Thursday eve-ning is going country with the theme“Little Town, Big Country.” MarkWurst, Jenna Wurst and Tom McKeemake up the intimate group for a down-home, little-bit-of-country-feel music.
25 Years Ago – 1988
Justin Foust, of Elida, has qualifiedfor the National Junior Olympics Trackand Field Championship in the shotput. He qualified for the champion-ships in the 13-14-year-old division bytaking second in the regional meet heldSaturday at Charleston, W. Va. He hada throw of 45 feet.Karl and Eric Bruskotter did not gounnoticed when they visited Delphosswimming pool Tuesday. Eric is a regu-lar on “Tour of Duty” and Karl hasguest-starred in an episode during theseason which attracted a lot of interest.They were visiting relatives in Delphosthis week.Fort Jennings American Legion Post715 members, Mr. and Mrs. RobertBigelow Sr., of Fort Jennings, and Mr.and Mrs. Norbert Grote, of Cloverdale,recently attended the Ohio AmericanLegion state convention at DaytonConvention Center. Fort Jennings HighSchool band marched in the parade.
50 Years Ago – 1963
Members of the Women’s Societyof the Evangelical United BrethrenChurch and several guests held a pic-nic meeting Thursday on the lawn inthe rear of the James Cross residenceon South Bredeick Street. Meditationspreceding the basket dinner were givenby Mrs. Murlin Mullenhour. Hostessesfor the dinner were Mrs. Cross andMrs. Fred Kiggins. The dinner prizewent to Rev. Walter Marks.Leaders who will accompanyDelphos Girl Scouts during campingsession next week have been announcedby Mrs. Rollin Weaver, local campsitedirector. One hundred and fourteenBrownies, intermediate and senior GirlScouts will attend day camp startingnext Monday. Mrs. Weaver announcedthere will be nurses on duty at thecampsite at all times. Volunteering theirservices are Mrs. Alfred Odenwellerand Mrs. George Grothaus.Members of the Del-Otto Club andone guest, Mrs. Gilbert Ricker, metWednesday evening in the home of Mrs. Harry Backus on North PierceStreet. Cards were played with firstprize being awarded to Mrs. AlbertHerman, second to Mrs. ArthurGrothouse and low to Mrs. Ricker.Mrs. Albert Grothouse received thetraveling prize.
75 Years Ago – 1938
A great expansion to the DelphosFair has been arranged by the fairboard with the cooperation of JamesH. Warner, Allen County AgriculturalAgent, and the Allen County commis-sioners. Visitors to the Allen County(Delphos) Fair to be held this yearAug. 23-27 will see the most compre-hensive Junior Fair than any heretoforeattempted. This year Warner has 504members enrolled in the boys and girls4-H clubs in Allen County.Four candidates were initiatedMonday night at a regular meeting of Delphos Aerie of Eagles. The heads of the various committees for the annualpicnic to be held Sunday made theirreports. The affair will be held atFisher’s Grove, south of Delphos.Miller’s Opticians edged outCoombs Shoes Monday night in theopening game of the second round of the senior kittenball league. The scorewas 13-12. Don Thitoff was on themound for Miller’s. He gave up eighthits. Coombs used three hurlers in thegame. Adams started but was sent tothe showers in favor of Wrocklage.Sacher was sent into the game in thelate innings to replace Wrocklage onthe mound.
Today is Friday, July12, the 193rd day of 2013.There are 172 days left inthe year.Today’s Highlight inHistory:On July 12, 1862,President Abraham Lincolnsigned a bill authorizing theMedal of Honor.On this date:In 1543, England’s KingHenry VIII married his sixthand last wife, Catherine Parr.In 1690, forces led byWilliam of Orange defeatedthe army of James II atthe Battle of the Boyne inIreland.In 1909, the House of Representatives joined theSenate in passing the 16thAmendment to the U.S.Constitution, allowing fora federal income tax, andsubmitted it to the states.(It was declared ratified inFebruary 1913.)In 1943, the World War IItank battle of Prokhorovkabetween German invadersand Soviet defenders tookplace with no clear victor.In 1948, the Democraticnational convention, whichnominated President HarryS. Truman for a secondterm of office, opened inPhiladelphia.In 1957, PresidentDwight D. Eisenhower wasflown by helicopter fromthe White House to a secretmountaintop location aspart of a drill involvinga mock nuclear attack onWashington.In 1967, six days of race-related rioting erupted inNewark, N.J.; the violenceclaimed 26 lives.In 1977, President JimmyCarter defended SupremeCourt limits on governmentpayments for poor women’sabortions, saying, “Thereare many things in life thatare not fair.”In 1984, Democratic pres-idential candidate Walter F.Mondale announced he’dchosen U.S. Rep. GeraldineA. Ferraro of New Yorkto be his running-mate;Ferraro was the first womanto run for vice president ona major-party ticket.In 1993, some 200 peo-ple were killed when anearthquake of magnitude7.8 struck northern Japanand triggered a tsunami.In Somalia, a mob enragedby a deadly United Nationsattack on the compoundof Mohamed Farrah Aididkilled an Associated Pressphotographer and threeemployees of Reuters.Ten years ago: Wrappingup a five-day tour of Africa,President George W. Bushsaid he would not allow ter-rorists to use the continentas a base “to threaten theworld.”Five years ago: FormerWhite House press sec-retary Tony Snow died inWashington, D.C. at age 53.Former All-Star outfield-er and longtime Yankeesbroadcaster Bobby Murcerdied in Oklahoma City atage 62. Angelina Jolie gavebirth at a hospital on theFrench Riviera to twinsKnox and Vivienne, mak-ing a family of eight withBrad Pitt.One year ago: VicePresident Joe Biden ral-lied support for PresidentBarack Obama at theNAACP’s convention inHouston, declaring thatRepublican challenger MittRomney’s election-yearagenda would hurt — nothelp — working familiesin the black community. Ascathing report by formerFBI Director Louis Freehsaid the late Joe Paterno andother top Penn State offi-cials had buried child sexualabuse allegations againstJerry Sandusky more than adecade earlier to avoid badpublicity.Today’s Birthdays:Movie director MonteHellman is 84. ComedianBill Cosby is 76. Singer-musician Christine McVieis 70. Actress DeniseNicholas is 69. Singer-songwriter Butch Hancockis 68. Fitness guru RichardSimmons is 65. ActorJay Thomas is 65. SingerWalter Egan is 65. Writer-producer Brian Grazer is62. Actress Cheryl Laddis 62. Country singer JulieMiller is 57. Gospel singerSandi Patty is 57. ActressMel Harris is 57. ActorBuddy Foster is 56. Rockguitarist Dan Murphy (SoulAsylum) is 51. Actress JudiEvans is 49. Olympic goldmedal figure skater KristiYamaguchi is 42. Countrysinger Shannon Lawson is40. Rapper Magoo is 40.Actress Anna Friel is 37.Rhythm-and-blues singerTracie Spencer is 37. ActorSteve Howey is 36. ActorTopher Grace is 35. ActressMichelle Rodriguez is 35.Country singer-musicianKimberly Perry (The BandPerry) is 30. Actor Erik PerSullivan is 22. Olympicgold medal gymnast JordynWieber is 18.
Mildred L. Osenga
Dec. 27, 1927-July 11, 2013
Mildred L. Osenga, 85,of Cloverdale, died at 3:55a.m. Thursday at Van WertInpatient Hospice Center.She was born Dec. 27,1927, in Paulding County, toKimber “Pete” Thatcher andEdith (Mosier) Thatcher,who preceded her in death.She married Joseph “Joe”Osenga, who survives inCloverdale.Survivors include threechildren, Joe (Susan)Osenga of Ft. Jennings,Kim (Pam) Osenga andScot (Marcia) Osenga of Van Wert; a sister, MargieDunlap of Bellefontaine,Ohio; six grandchildren and12 great-grandchildren.She was also precededin death by a child, DennisPollock; and two sisters,Colleen Kline and CarolJean Thatcher.Mrs. Osenga had workedat numerous jobs in VanWert and Grover Hill. Shewas a former member of Antioch Christian Churchin Cloverdale, a member of Ottoville V.F.W. Auxiliaryand a former member of theCommunity Club of GroverHill.Funeral services will beheld at 10:30 a.m. Mondayat Alspach-Gearhart FuneralHome in Van Wert, withRev. Paul Miller officiating.Burial will be in RidgeCemetery in Middle Point.Visitation will be from2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.Sunday at the funeral home.Memorial contributionsmay be made to Van WertInpatient Hospice Center.
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Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds5 to 10 mph.
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Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.
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