2 – The Herald Thursday, July 11, 2013
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Vol. 144 No. 19
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Answers to Wednesday’s questions:
The eyes on the face of the Man in the Moon are createdby the Sea of Showers and the Sea of Serenity on the lunarsurface. The Sea of Showers is the left eye and the Sea of Serenity, the right.The five celebrity cohosts of the daytime TV talkshow The View when it first aired were Barbara Walters,Joy Behar, Meredith Viera, Star Jones and DebbieMatenopoulos, with Walters and Behar initially alternat-ing appearances.
What would you be served if you ordered
from a menu written in Latin?What is the fastest speed any human has ever traveled?
Answers in Friday’s
Rev. Donald E Hurley
March 20, 1927July 10, 2013
Rev. Donald E. Hurley, 86,of Cridersville and formerlyof Wapakoneta, died at 4:07a.m. Wednesday at Otterbein-Cridersville RetirementCommunity.He was born March 20,1927, in Spencerville to Royand Della Orchid Hurley, whopreceded him in death.On May 14, 1947, he mar-ried Betty June Richardson,who also predceded him indeath on October 31, 2011.Rev. Hurley was a retiredminister, tradesman andmechanic. He was a U.S.Navy Veteran serving dur-ing World War II and was amember of the Navy SeaBees.Don enjoyed woodworkingand making birdhouses, gar-dening, making his own beerand dandelion wine and oldTurner Classic movies. Hewas a self-taught “Jack of alltrades,” taking apart machinesand putting them back togeth-er, could wire anything andwas interested in everything.He also drove truck for PepsiCompany.Survivors include threesons, Donald E. (Cheryl)Hurley, Jr. of Sevierville,Tenn., John W. (Lorraine)Hurley of Spencerville andDwight D. (Edna) Hurleyof VA; a daughter, CherylA. (Michael) Teets of Erie,Mich.; 10 grandchildren and15 great grandchildren.Memorial services willbegin 10 a.m. Saturdayat Bayliff and Son FuneralHome, Cridersville, with Rev.Rick Lamb officiating. Burialwill follow at SpencervilleCemetery. Military rites willbe observed by V.F.W. Post of 6772 of Spencerville.The family will receivefriends from 4 – 7 p.m. Fridayat Bayliff & Son FuneralHome, Cridersville.Memorial contributionsmay be made to the AmericanRed Cross.Condolences may be sharedat www.BayliffAndSon.com.
James A. “Jim” Illig
Oct. 31, 1928-July 9, 2013
James A. “Jim” Illig, 84,passed away at 8:54 a.m.Tuesday at The Ohio StateUniversity Medical Center inColumbus.He was born October 31,1928, in Ebensburg, Pa., toA.J. and Della (Byrne) Illig,who preceded him in death.On October 24, 1953, hemarried the love of his lifeLucille Kahle at St. RoseCatholic Church in Lima. Shesurvives in Landeck.Jim worked at Sealtest andPride of Lima before start-ing up I & K Distributors,Delphos in 1966. He grewthis business into a multi-state food processing anddistribution company by thetime he retired. He was activein the Landeck community inmany ways. He started theLandeck Boy Scout Troopin 1963 and led the troop forseveral years. He co-chairedthe Landeck CentennialCelebration in 1973. He lovedfishing, hunting and playingpinochle. He was a mem-ber of St. John’s the BaptistCatholic Church, Landeck.He was a U.S. Army Veteranwho served during the KoreanConflict from January 4,1951, to December 11, 1952.He was a life member of theAmerican Legion Post 268of Delphos, Delphos VFWPost 3035, Eagles Post 471of Delphos and the Knightsof Columbus, Lima, and justcelebrated 50-year member-ship in the CK of O nowthe Foresters. His most trea-sured memories were the Illigfamily gatherings around thekitchen table and his visits to“Freddies.”Also surviving are sixsons, Mark (Barbara) Illigof Asheboro, N.C., Thomas(Anne) Illig of Macedonia,Ohio, Donald (Chris) Illig of Seville, Ohio, Paul (Maria)Illig of Lima, Steven (Donna)Illig of Landeck and David(Erika) Illig of Delphos;three daughters, Doris Sadikof Palatine, Ill., Mary Lou(Carl) Weber of Ada, Ohio,and Karen (Kevin) Buettnerof Ottoville; 30 grandchil-dren; two great-grandchildrenand two brothers, Robert Illigof California and LeonardIllig of Tiffin, Ohio.He was also precededin death by two brothers,Ronald Illig and Francis Illig;and four sisters, Rita McCoy,Betty Switzler, Jean Welkerand Nancy Lauer.A Mass of Christian Burialwill begin at 11 a.m. Saturdayat St. John the BaptistCatholic Church, 14755Landeck Road, Landeck,with Rev. Dave Reinhart offi-ciating. Burial will be in thechurch cemetery.Friends may call from2-8 p.m. Friday at Harter &Schier Funeral Home, 209 W.Third St., Delphos, where aparish wake service will beheld at 7:30 p.m. on Friday atthe funeral home.Memorial contributionsmay be made to The DelphosVisiting Nurses or TheLandeck Community Fund.Condolences may beexpressed at www.hanson-neely.com.
Putnam and Allen Countiesrelease fatal crash reports
The Lima-Allen CountySafe Community Coalitionreports there were no fatal traf-fic crashes on Allen Countyroadways during the monthof June. So far this year, therehave been two fatal crashes,resulting in two fatalities.During the same six-monthperiod last year there werethree traffic fatalities; how-ever, in all of 2012, there werea total of seven fatal crashes,resulting in seven fatalities.According to the NationalHighway Traffic SafetyAdministration, each traf-fic fatality has a comprehen-sive cost of $3,366,388. Totalcomprehensive costs for 2013Allen County fatal crashes is$6,732,776.The Putnam County SafeCommunities program reportsthat for the months of April1, 2013 to June 30, 2013there were no traffic deaths inPutnam County.The fatality cost in PutnamCounty for April 2013 to July2013 was $ 0.Mike Klear, PutnamCounty Safe Communitiessaid, “Please help preventdeaths in 2013.”As of July 9, the state of Ohio preliminary data fromthe Traffic Statistics sectionshows 406 confirmed fatalitiesin 2013 as compared to 576for the same period in 2012.A decrease of 170 deaths fromthis time last year. Locally,Putnam County has had zerotraffic deaths to date, which isone less than last year at thistime.You can find provisionalfatality information along withother resources on the OhioDepartment of Public Safetywebsite at: www.publicsafety.ohio.gov/ohio_fatal_stats.stm“It is up to each of us inPutnam County to be smartand to buckle up, not drink anddrive and be aware, not dis-tracted while you are drivingon our roadways,” Klear said.The Putnam County SafeCommunities Coalition is ded-icated to keeping our countyroads safe so we don’t haveto grieve over someone in ourcounty. Please be safe whenwalking, biking or driving acar, truck, SUV or motorcycle.The “Safe Communities”program was developedthrough the Ohio Departmentof Public Safety to estab-lish and/or expand commu-nity partnerships to createsafer, healthier communitiesthroughout Ohio.For more information aboutthe Economic Impact of MotorVehicle Crashes or the PutnamCounty Safe CommunitiesCoalition, feel free to contactKlear at the Putnam CountyEducational Service Center.Corn $6.59Wheat $6.54Soybeans $15.93
Electronic tablestolen from vehicle
At 3:55 p.m. Sunday, DelphosPolice were called to the 900block of North Main Street inreference to a theft from a motorvehicle in that area.Upon officers speaking withthe victim, it was found some-time in the overnight hours, some-one had gained entry into theunlocked vehicle and taken anelectronic table from inside.
Car theft victimhears location of vehicle on scanner
At 1:24 p.m. Sunday, DelphosPolice were called to the 400block of South Clay Street in ref-erence to a motor vehicle parkedat a residence in that area that didnot belong to the homeowner.Upon officers’ arrival, thehomeowner stated that the vehi-cle arrived within the past fewhours and they had no idea who itbelonged to. While officers werespeaking with the homeowner,the owner of the vehicle arrived.He stated that when he returnedhome a short time before, henoticed the vehicle was missingfrom his residence and had noidea who had taken it. He saidhe overheard the police call onthe scanner and knew where tocome to.
Bicycle missing fromresidence
At 4:23 p.m. Sunday, DelphosPolice were called to the 200block of West Clime Street inreference to a theft report.Upon officers’ arrival, the vic-tim stated someone had takena bicycle from outside of theresidence.The following individuals appeared Wednesday beforeJudge Charles Steele in Van Wert County Common PleasCourt:
Changes of pleas
Dale Wright, Jr., 21, Van Wert, changed his plea to guilty ona charge of illegal conveyance of a deadly weapon in a schoolsafety zone, a felony of the fifth degree.The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sen-tencing for Aug. 21.Paula Wilder, 58, Van Wert, changed her plea to guilty to acharge of endangering children, a felony of the third degree.She was originally charged with endangering children, a felonyof the second degree, which was reduced for her plea.The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sen-tencing for July 31.
Matthew Parr, 20, Van Wert, admitted to bond violation bynot giving his proper address to his probation officer.He was re-released on a surety bond with the condition thathe not enter 103 Daniel St., Van Wert, for any reason.
Kelsey Frye, 22, Rockford, denied that he violated hisprobation for failing to report to probation and failing to reporthis address. He was ordered to be held in jail until a hearingis scheduled.James Vinson, 43, Van Wert, admitted to violating his pro-bation by leaving the state of Ohio without permission.He was ordered to serve his suspended time of 12 months ineach of three cases, concurrently.He was given credit for 214 days served.Desma Chesbro, 21, Van Wert, denied violating her proba-tion by failing to attend a class as Westwood. She was orderedto be held in jail until a hearing is held.
Terry Warren, Jr., 26, Van Wert, was sentenced for posses-sion of drugs, a felony of the fifth degree.The sentence was six months in prison with credit for 36days. He was also ordered to pay court costs.Jerad Caldwell, 26, Van Wert, was sentenced for possessionof drugs, a felony of the fifth degree, and for violating his pro-bation in a prior case.The sentence was 12 months prison in the prior case andnine months in prison in the new case to be served consecu-tively. He was given credit for 145 days served. He was alsoordered to pay court costs.
One Year Ago
Around lunch time Tuesday, the Allis-Chambers Tractor Ridecaravan came through town to have lunch before heading out of town to Wapakoneta. Delphos residents Fred Calvelage and DickHeitz were among the riders. “It started in Grand Rapids, Mich.,and we’ll finish up in Plain City for the national show,” Calvelagesaid. “Dick and I just joined them when they passed by the VanDel Drive-In.”
25 Years Ago – 1988
Ottoville Jaycees held their annual fishing derby recently atWoldies Lake, Ottoville. Event chairman was Jim Gerdeman.Winners were Jaime Knippen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. VirgilKnippen; Suzanne Byrne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Byrne;Marie Hilvers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hilvers and Seanand Krystal Hess, children of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schlotterbeck.Mayor Harold Wieging, Safety Director Roger A. Hazenand Rick Schuck, superintendent of the water department, havedeclared a water emergency within the city of Delphos. Althoughit rained hard for a few minutes in some locations in Ohio Sundayevening, rainfall did little to resolve the drought conditions thathave plagued the state for several weeks.The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and Nationwide Insurancecompanies are providing sponsorship for local 4-H membersKelly Meyer and Sharon Yarnell to participate in the 1988 state4-H leadership camp. Meyer, daughter of Don and Kay Meyerof Fort Jennings, has been active in 4-H for nine years. Yarnell isthe daughter of Wayne and Betty Yarnell of Continental. She is a10-year 4-H member and is currently enrolled in the Miller CityGreen Promise 4-H Club.
50 Years Ago – 1963
The program at Rotary Wednesday at NuMaude’s Restaurantwas conducted by John A. Metzner and Louis Scherger, whoreported on attendance at the Rotary International conventionrecently held in St. Louis, Mo. They told of the many items of business that were transacted for the Rotary International and of the various social activities which had been prepared by St. LouisRotarians.Beulah Jacobs was hostess to the members of the LadiesAid of the Christian Union Church Wednesday afternoon at ameeting held in the church basement. The meeting was openedwith a song and prayer by Emily Rupert. Theola Wilcox was incharge of devotions. The session was closed with a prayer byFlora Spring.Mrs. Steve Eickholt entertained the members of the CharityWorkers Club Wednesday in her home of West Second Street.The evening was spent playing 500, with first prize being award-ed to Mrs. Albert Laudick, and traveling prizes to Mrs. Carl Maasand Mrs. Gregory Wiechart.
VAN WERTCOURT NEWS
WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY:
Mostly sunny.Highs around 80. Northwinds 5 to 10 mph.
Clear. Lowsin the upper 50s. Northeastwinds around 10 mph.
Mostly sunny.Highs around 80. Northeastwinds 5 to 10 mph.
Clear.Lows in the upper 50s. Eastwinds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly clear. Highsin the mid 80s. Lows in themid 60s.
Teen fails to yield afterstopping, causing crash
A Delphos teen was cited forfailure to yield after stopping fol-lowing a two-vehicle accident atthe intersection of West Fourthand North Jefferson streets.Dale Gerdeman, 55, of Delphos was traveling westboundon West Fourth Street when avehicle driven northbound onNorth Jefferson by Jacob McEroy,19, of Delphos stopped at theposted stop sign on JeffersonStreet and then proceeded intothe intersection, striking theGerdeman vehicle.No injuries were reported.
A boy was born July 8 toDanielle and Walter Cockerellof Elida.A girl was born July 9 toBethany Maas and AaronHibbard of Fort Jennings.A girl was born July 9 toNicole and Nathan Tobe of Delphos.CLEVELAND (AP) —These Ohio lotteries were drawnWednesday:
25-39-40-45-47-49, Kicker:8-4-6-5-7-9(twenty-five, thirty-nine, forty,forty-five, forty-seven, forty-nine; Kicker: eight, four, six, five,seven, nine)Estimated jackpot: $40.2 mil-lion
Estimated jackpot: $13 million
Pick 3 Evening
7-2-8(seven, two, eight)
Pick 3 Midday
8-5-0(eight, five, zero)
Pick 4 Evening
5-3-5-6(five, three, five, six)
Pick 4 Midday
3-4-9-3(three, four, nine, three)
Pick 5 Evening
5-7-8-4-8(five, seven, eight, four, eight)
Pick 5 Midday
6-4-6-0-0(six, four, six, zero, zero)
30-31-45-55-59, Powerball:27(thirty, thirty-one, forty-five,fifty-five, fifty-nine; Powerball:twenty-seven)
Rolling Cash 5
13-18-26-27-30(thirteen, eighteen, twenty-six,twenty-seven, thirty)Estimated jackpot: $197,000In the story about 101-year-old Bernice Dupler in the July3 edition of The DelphosHerald, the average take-home pay was only $1,260per year, not monthly.
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