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St. John's Athletic Social - Blue Jay Giveaway
St. John's Athletic Social - Blue Jay Giveaway  August 10, 2024 from 6p-11p located in the All Saints Gymnasium. Get your tickets TODAY from the Ministry Center, an Athletic Booster Board Member, Athletic Endowment Trustees, or use this venmo link A night at the Horse Races with games of chance, food trucks, and fellowship! 
Delphos St John

Class of 1941

Class of 1941

Night of January 16th

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Submitted by Sandy Sendelbach, Class of 1941.
Class play of 1941 concerned one Bjorn Faulkner, the Swedish Match King, whose body was pushed off a penthouse and for which Karen Andre was tried for murder. Karen was played by Betty Hotz. The play was presented by choosing a jury out of the audience and they sat on the stage throughout the play. They then came in with a verdict and depending on whether Guilty or Not Guilty, a different ending was used. Fr. Herr never could do it the way the author wrote it! The jurors were each paid $1 for their efforts. Cast members were as follows: Elmer Hemker was the Judge, other members l. to r. in the back row: Carl Vonderembse, Jim Stegeman, Bob Clark, Art Hoehn, Arnie Luersman, George "Pud" Beck, Fr. Herr, Jim "Sandy" Sendelbach, Betty Hotz, Marjorie Remlinger, Joe Murray, Rosie Kaskel, Norma Murray, Ginny Adams, Marjorie Hotz, and Leona Brokamp. Seated at table on the left: Harold "Spike" Flanagan, Bob Metzger and Joe Kundert. Seated at table on the right: Jean Landwher, Lucille "Trudie" Rupert, Angela Mackie and Elvin "Dick" Patton.

To me the high point of the play was the testimony of Spike Flanagan who played a private eye in the play. Spike, whose natural way of speaking was a slow, almost southern drawl testified in part: "There she was, Karen Andre's white gown shimmering in the moonlight, a man in evening clothes, Faulkner . . . . ." Father Herr never could understand why we all broke up at rehearsal every time Spike gave his testimony!

Sandy Sendelbach, Class of 1941.

Senior class play in 1941 was "Night of Jauary 16th." Directed by Fr. E. C. Herr.
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