Nov 15 1907

Delphos Republican


Presbyterian Ladies will hold their annual Fair Saturday. Aprons of all styles and prices will be on sale, supper served during the evening.

The population of Delphos is close to 700. There are 25 retired farmers among her people. Delphos has more live, active widows than any town of the same population in the Solomon valley.This boast claims 35, all owning comfortable homes, many have farms and bank deposits. A dozen are 80 or older.

Mayor is Archibald Barnes, a tinner by trade, he is zealous and untiring in the enforcement of the law and a terror to jointists and gamblers.

Delphos was named after Delphos, Ohio. The first growth dates from September 1870.

The town has 2 flouring mills, and 4 elevators. The school is a fine, roomy modern building with 6 teachers, Principal, Joseph Knott, assisted by Margaret Johnson, Bessie Bourne, Bessie Cook, Tillie Mortimer and Alice Ballou. It has 3 churches. Delphos has two banks, State Bank of Delphos and 1st National. The town has a splendid opera house. The Mutual Telephone company, with over 400 phones, has a new brick home. There are fewer real estate agents because the farms are not for sale. There isnít an empty building, and more would be occupied if they could be secured.

Thomas Irwin Truex, early settler, died Tuesday.






Nov 18 1932 Delphos Republican


Peter Snyder, father of Mrs A C Larson, died Sunday.

Nov 11 was the birthday of Mrs George Morton and on Nov 13, Mrs Jno. Pinney.

Celebrating birthdays Sunday were Ed McKain, Jennie McKain and Melvin McKain.

Mrs F G Krone is taking orders for dressed geese and home baking.

Mr and Mrs Richard Stauffer are the parents of an 11 pound boy born Nov 6th, named Gene Arlen.

Gophers are active. Farm Bureau has poison grain available free.

Delphos Maroons added another win 12 -7 Simpson. . Lineup was: D Haley, Kline, Lamer, John Haley, White, Sullivan, D Rolph, Alton, M Rolph, Hughes, Chancy.

Probates filed for Frederick B Partridge and James Lee.

2 Salina couples filed for Marriage licenses, Ray Moe and Charlotte Lawn, and Willis Bledsoe and Lucille Nelson.




Nov 14 1957 Delphos Republican


Pvt E2 Dick Steinbrock has been home on leave and will be returning to Ft Riley and then to Germany.

Shirley Santner Gridley's daughter, born last Tuesday arrived on the birthday of her chum Mary McHenry Wealand. Mary's son was born two years ago on Shirley's birthday.

Last week we reported Bertha Dildine was a sister of Elmer Davis. He is her cousin. Her father is also named Elmer.

Marilyn Meredith is off to be with her husband Pvt E2 Rollis Seachrist in Germany.

John and Belle Nelson had a big day on their 50th wedding anniversary. At last count they had received 147 cards. John was interviewed by phone on radio station KSAL.

William Carl Rolph, 84, passed away Sunday. He was born near Delphos in 1873. Of his marriage to Bessie Corning thirteen children were born.3 died in infancy, Neva Marchbank died in 1954. Surviving are LaRue Kirby, Erma Hurtig, Ruth Annis, Jeane Miller, Jesse, Paul, Delmar, Guy and Max.

Front page photo of the Delphos High class of 1916 football team, Gold and Wine" Harlan Warren, Lee Slater, Louis Ballou, Dana Hale, James Wright, Alva Haun, John Kiser, Cecil Haun, Reuben Lackey, Irwin King, Lloyd Belveal, Lloyd Simmons, Cecil Adkins and Rex Sampson.

Deaths occurring this week were Anna Yeager, 86; Charles Rees, 83, at Retsil WA; Louis A Collins, 61, Aurora; John Rauch, 54,Fort Collins (husband of Lula M Parks Rauch, former resident of Delphos.)


Nov 18 1982 Delphos Republican


Russell Nelson, son of Mr & Mrs John A Nelson had his picture in the paper. His drawing was selected as the centerpiece of a program at Fort Hays state university.

Loren "Dutch" Barnes, Salina, died Nov 8th, and was buried Nov 11th at Delphos Cemetery.

Darrell Hinkhouse, former Beloit resident, died at Palco.

Wes Larson and his daughter and her family moved into their new brick house. Their former home burned a year ago, on Halloween. The Bill Levendofsky's were surprised by a house warming.

Deloris Bergez had a birthday Nov 6th.

The Kids Choir of the Presbyterian Church walked to the Rest Home to sing. Jake Breeding, Michelle Hauck, Camille Rogers, Yvonne Hurtig, Aaron Parsons, Angie Garst, Michelle Jamison. Melissa McCain, Curtis McCain, Daubin Paul, Jennifer McGavran, Lisa McGavran,

The Delphos Womens Club will sponsor the 4th annual Christmas Fair Dec 4th. Contact Jennie Somers for a table.

Quilting Bee at Ermine Breens, today, tomorrow, Thursday and Friday.

Pheasant hunters report various degrees of success.

JF Hoy is gathering info for a book on Rodeo in Kansas. Was it published?

Mr & Mrs Louis Banasky, Houston, and Mrs James Craycraft and daughter, Erin, Tacoma WA, visited Hazel Ablard Nov 10-15. Erin is her 5 month old great granddaughter.