Delphos Years Ago by Aurora Chancy


Oct 25 1907

Delphos Republican


Baby girl born to Mr & Mrs Fred Hessler Oct 11th.

Board of County Commissioners paid $52 bounty for wolf scalps.

Olney Disney brought us a half bushel of potatoes.

Delphos High School reunion was held, (paper says class of 1704) present were Alice Ballou, Leslie Boring, Lula Warren, Belle Mortimer, Vida Smith (Mrs I C Ellison of Tuluti, Ill), Alma Sampson and Thomas Hally. Beulah Covert of Medicine Lodge, KS, was not present.

John Stauffer received letters of testament as executor of the estate of Anna Munch, deceased.

Alfred Lind and Ellen V Larson were married last week.


Oct 28 1932

Delphos Republican

Fred Partridge died Tuesday. He was a cashier with the First National Bank.

Mr & Mrs W H Courtney were guests at a dinner celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary. (William & Maria)

Obituary for C M White. Charles Montague White 75 of Salina. Born Nov 24 1856 Boston Mass, he was married in Delphos Nov 14 1882 to Ellen Lyon Chase. In the late 1890s he owned the Delphos Republican.


Oct 24 1957

Delphos Republican

Obituaries Orpha Daisy Smith Somers June 6 1882 - Oct 15 1957. 

Sarah Elizabeth Wright Hollis, July 23 1894 - Oct 16 1957. Internment at Delphos Cemetery. 

Mrs Albert Withington, (Irene Kellogg of Glasco). Internment at Glasco Cemetery. 27 Jan 1909 - 19 Oct 1957.

Daughter, Debra Darlene, was born to Mr & Mrs Duane Thomas of Lamar Oct 17th.

Daughter born Oct 21 to Mr & Mrs Doyle Turner of Concordia. Mr & Mrs Victor Colton are grandparents, Mrs Josephine Bellows is great grandmother.

Larry Lewis Haas celebrated his 1st birthday, son of Mr & Mrs Clinton Haas.

Birthday dinner was held honoring Louie Pounds and his grandsons Louie Dean Steinbrock and Arnold Alderson.

Young Matrons Club met, Violet Gehrke, Beverly Nelson, Shirley Stout, sue Giesecke, Etoys Rice, Betty Gawith, Tresa Steinbrock, Donna Tasker, with Phyllis Anderson. Guests were Dorothy Ann Nightingale and JoAnn Yowell.

A birthday was celebrated by Josephine Boucek,


Oct 28 1982

Delphos Republican


The basement was dug ffor the new home of Tom McGavran east of the school building.

Mike and Judy Pilcher, Stockton CA, have a daughter Lindsey Jane, born Oct 17.

Rex L Shea, 62, Salina was buried at Delphos Catholic Cemetery.  Mar 1 1920 - Oct 24 1982.

Fanny Riley, Minneapolis, celebrated her 80th birthday Oct 17.

Leo and Jessie Allison celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary with their daughter Shirley and her husband Bob Jacques.

David Keener became an Eagle Scout.

Richard Majors was buried Oct 15th.

Winifred McKain filed Probate for Mary Blanche Lynch.

Wanted: someone to wrap water pipes, must be a small person.


















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