Delphos Republican  

July 14 1983

Virgil G Cyr funeral Tuesday, at the United Methodist church, Clyde . Virgil was Fred Cyr’s brother.

Presbyterian Bible school teachers are: Kay McKain, Emley McGavran, Patti Breeding,  Mic McHenry and Elaine Wilson.

Golden Anniversary Reception for Clyde and Verla Wisbey, hosted by their children, Marilyn, Carroll, Gary and Elaine.

Connie Chapman’s 85th birthday was celebrated at the Golden wheel. Her birthday was July 8th.

Robbie Weber celebrated his 10th birthday with his cousins, Derek, Donna and Michaela Weber, who live in Irvine , California . They saw Superman 3, ate at Pizza Hut and had cake at home. His favorite gift was a kitten. His parents are Darry and Dolores.

July 10 1958

On July 4th only one flag was displayed on the square and that was the Post Office where it flies every day.

Wonder if our new state Alaska would trade some of her cold days and nights for some of our hot ones? If we make the deal that would be the original Baked Alaska.

Wheat cutting was halted this week due to rain.

Clark Myers departed this life, July 4th. Funeral was at the Delphos Methodist Church .

Mrs Claude Brown and Mrs Mollie Bain were killed in an auto crash. Mrs Brown lived in Meredith and Mrs Bain lived south of Lamar before moving to Miltonvale.

Father Robert Vering was installed at St Pauls Catholic church. The ceremony is a formal act but this ceremony gave away to a touch of humor when the bishop’s letter got caught in a fan and the resulting noise disconcerted the preacher and caused a few snickers.

Ottawa Count Historical Society plans to visit the courthouse instead of the customary program.

Cadet Richard D Rolph, son of Max Rolph is attending summer camp at Ft Riley under the ROTC program.

Mr & Mrs Wilson Burrough and their grandson, Kenny Opat, went to Centralia last Wednesday upon the receipt of a message of the death of Mr Burrough’s aunt, Kizzie Buckles.

E J Prosser has string beans, $1.50 a bushel.

Phyllis Anderson and Charles Klein were married June 30th at Bellevue .

Lola McKnight celebrated her first birthday and pictures were sent to her daddy oversees.


July 14 1933

The newly organized Band Concert will be July 20th

under the direction of H B Loudermilk. 

Samuel Emmitt Siders passed away July 6 1933. His daughter is Stella Leonhart of Delphos.

Fred Van Horn has installed a vulcanizing machine. With the rise of tire prices, it will be profitable to repair old casings with breaks or cuts in them.

A surprise announcement was made of the marriage of Jennie Hurtig and Lester Smith on July 9th, 1932, which was kept a secret for over a year. Jennie is the daughter of Anna Hurtig and has made her home in Delphos all her life, graduating from Delphos High School in 1926. The groom is the son of Mr & Mrs Horace Smith and graduated from Delphos High School in 1928. They will live on the Doc Smith farm 9 miles southeast of Delphos.

Former Delphos boys, Leonard and Raymond Conde drowned at Evergreen Colorado. They were operating a lunch stand in the canyon and the rain came sending down a wall of water said to be 18 feet high.

45 new auto registrations were sold last Saturday and Monday making a total of 2398 autos and 388 trucks in the county.

3 wedding licenses were issued last week, Henry Francis Meiller, Jr and Florence May Behrendt, both of Minneapolis; Winfor B Black and Loulabel Gebhart, both of Salina; Johnathon M Stanley of Minneapolis and Wilma Gray of Culver. John and Wilma were married by the judge.

Belveal Mercantile has hamburger, 2 pounds for 15 cents.

The front of the Larzalere café has been painted green and presents a very nice improvement.


July 10 1908

Stribling’s on the South side, has fresh donuts.

The annual school meeting will be held July 16th. This is the time to show your interest. Be there if you have anything to say.

Delphos enjoyed a sane Fourth. With the exception of a few firecrackers it was just like any other Saturday.

The city is going after threshing machine men who run their engines over the street crossings without planking. Two have already paid fines.