Today is Friday, Aug. 2, the 214th dayof 2013. There are 151 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Aug. 2, 1943, during World War II,U.S. Navy boat PT-109, commanded by Lt.John F. Kennedy, sank after being rammedin the middle of the night by the Japanesedestroyer Amagiri off the Solomon Islands.Two crew members were killed; Kennedyled the survivors to nearby islands untilthey could be rescued.On this date:In 1776, members of the ContinentalCongress began attaching their signaturesto the Declaration of Independence.In 1862, the Ambulance Corps for theArmy of the Potomac was created at theorder of Maj. Gen. George McClellan dur-ing the Civil War.In 1876, frontiersman “Wild Bill” Hickokwas shot and killed while playing poker ata saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory, byJack McCall, who was later hanged.In 1909, the original Lincoln “wheat”penny first went into circulation, replacingthe “Indian Head” cent.In 1922, Alexander Graham Bell, gener-ally regarded as the inventor of the tele-phone, died in Nova Scotia, Canada, at age75.In 1923, the 29th president of the UnitedStates, Warren G. Harding, died in SanFrancisco; Vice President Calvin Coolidgebecame president.In 1934, German President Paul vonHindenburg died, paving the way for Adolf Hitler’s complete takeover.In 1945, President Harry S. Truman,Soviet leader Josef Stalin and British PrimeMinister Clement Attlee concluded thePotsdam conference.In 1964, the destroyer USS Maddox suf-fered light damage from North Vietnamesepatrol torpedo boats in the Gulf of Tonkin.In 1974, former White House counselJohn W. Dean III was sentenced to one tofour years in prison for obstruction of jus-tice in the Watergate coverup. (Dean endedup serving four months.)In 1985, 135 people were killed whena Delta Air Lines jetliner crashed whileattempting to land at Dallas-Fort WorthInternational Airport.In 1990, Iraq invaded Kuwait, seizingcontrol of the oil-rich emirate. (The Iraqiswere later driven out in Operation DesertStorm.)Ten years ago: Saddam Hussein’s twoelder sons and a grandson were buriedas martyrs near the deposed Iraqi lead-er’s hometown of Tikrit, where insur-gents afterward attacked U.S. troops withthree remote-controlled bombs. LiberianPresident Charles Taylor agreed to cedepower.Five years ago: Police in southernAfghanistan reported a bus carrying awedding party had struck a mine, kill-ing 10 people, including the bride andgroom; meanwhile, two French humanitar-ian aid workers kidnapped on July 18 werereleased.One year ago: Kofi Annan resigned aspeace envoy to Syria, issuing a blisteringcritique of world powers. Gabby Douglasbecame the third American in a row to wingymnastics’ biggest prize when she claimedthe all-around Olympic title.2 – The Herald Friday, August 2, 2013
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One Year Ago
Emotions ran high when portions of the Miami-Erie Canal began drying upwith dead fish last month. The OhioDepartment of Natural Resources neededto drain the waterway between the rail-road tracks near First Street and Lock23 near Third Street so repairs could becarried out.
25 Years Ago – 1988
Leatherwood Garden Club met fordinner recently at Dick’s Place, Kalida,Mildred Ricker and Annette Kahle werehostesses. President Coelestine openedthe afternoon program. Martha Luckewas winner of the hostess gift. AgnesGeckle gave the poem for the month,“Smiles.”Delphos Jaycees donated $50 to theDelphos Soccer Association Mondayevening. John Wade, Jaycees communitydevelopment vice president, presentedthe check to soccer association presidentDennis Hickey. Two hundred seventy-sixboys and girls, ages 6-12, will participatein the soccer program this season.Kalida Local School District votersturned down a 3.8-mill tax increase whilevoters in the Continental Local SchoolDistrict approved a 6.36-mill increasein special elections Tuesday in PutnamCounty. The Kalida issue lost by 24votes, 490 to 466.
50 Years Ago – 1963
Officers for the 1963-64 St. John’sHigh School Marching Band were electedthis week, according to Don Bowersox,band director at the school. New offi-cers are James Menke, president; AnnWulfhorst, secretary; and Sue Osting andHelen Fischer, librarians.Members of the executive committee of the Altar-Rosary Society of St. Joseph’sChurch, Fort Jennings, met recently tomake plans for programs for the comingyear. The pastor of St. Joseph’s Church,the Rev. John Miller, was present andspoke briefly. Members of the Societyand members of the Catholic Ladiesof Columbia are making plans for thechurch’s annual homecoming, which willbe held Aug. 11.1963-64 officers for the OttawaCouncil Knights of Columbus installedThursday evening in the council clubrooms. Melvin Hempfling, district dep-uty of District 4, was in charge. He wasaccompanied by Cletus Hickey, AmbroseWannemacher, George Odenweller,Hubert Youngpeter and Paul Metzner, allmembers of the local council.
75 Years Ago – 1938
The Rev. J. B. Shellhans, pastor of theBellefontaine Methodist Church and for-mer pastor at Elida and Morris Chapel,has been secured as the principal speakerfor the Elida Pioneer Picnic, which willbe held Aug. 11 at Crites Grove nearElida. The Elida Pioneer Society wasorganized June 7, 1895, by a group of men who decided to set a date for anannual meeting of former residents of thecommunity to get together for one dayand talk over old times.Members of the local council of theKnights of Columbus are decidedly pic-nic-minded at the present time. At aregular meeting of the council conductedin the K of C rooms Monday evening, M.I. Evans of Lima, was present to explainthe program of the statewide outing to beheld at Cedar Point on Friday, Saturdayand Sunday. Announcement was alsomade that the annual picnic for themembers of the Delphos council andtheir families will be staged at the P.A. Warnecke woods, directly east of Delphos, on Aug. 21.The Old Time Coon HuntersAssociation of Delphos met Mondaynight at White Dove Inn, Scotts Crossing.The business session was followed by afresh lake perch supper. It was decidedthe Old Time Coon Hunters will sponsora picnic to be held Aug. 21 at Fisher’sGrove, south of Delphos.
WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY:
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the morn-ing. Then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the after-noon. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mphbecoming 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of measur-able precipitation 50 percent.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows inthe mid 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20mph through midnight. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becomingpartly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunder-storms. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
Partly cloudy through midnightthen clearing. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10mph shifting to the north after midnight.
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT:
Mostly clear. Highs inthe mid 70s. Lows in the mid 50s.
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s.
Partly cloudy with a 20 percentchance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s.
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY:
Partly cloudy.Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Partly cloudy with a 20 percentchance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s.
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s.
Fox: ‘Glee’ Monteithtribute to address addiction
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Cory Monteith’s addic-tion-related death will be addressed in the “Glee” episode bid-ding farewell to his character, Finn Hudson, a Fox executivesaid Thursday.Fox Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly declined to spec-ify how the character would exit, saying he couldn’t confirmFinn would be felled by drugs.Monteith, 31, was found dead in a hotel room in Canadalast month. Tests showed his death was caused by a mixture of heroin and alcohol.Fox intends a “celebration” of a vibrant young man, Reillytold the Television Critics Association. “You see some peoplestruggling with addiction, it’s clear: ‘He was dark, she wasalways a partier.’ Cory was a big, open, wonderful life force.He wasn’t like that.”
Keith Urban returningas ‘American Idol’ judge
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.(AP) — Keith Urban is com-ing back to “American Idol.”Fox chairman Kevin Reillyon Thursday confirmed thereturn of the country musicstar, settling the fate of theonly judge left from last sea-son on the talent competition.“He did a really good joblast year,” Reilly said to agathering of the TelevisionCritics Association. “The fansreally like him.”Reilly said Urban didn’thave a chance to show hispersonality. The execu-tive didn’t say why, but thecountry singer was routinelyovershadowed by bickeringbetween fellow judges NickiMinaj and Mariah Carey.Their departures, along withthat of Randy Jackson, wereannounced weeks ago, aresponse to the show’s sag-ging ratings.But Reilly was mum onwho would sit beside Urbanat the judges’ table next sea-son, which begins in January.Reilly said there have beendiscussions with JenniferLopez, a former judge, “butthere is no deal with her orwith anyone else.”“Idol” is looking for judgeswho make it comfortable forviewers, Reilly said. Whoeveris on the panel, there will bea renewed emphasis on thecontestants.CLEVELAND (AP) —These Ohio lotteries weredrawn Thursday:Mega MillionsEstimated jackpot: $13 mil-lionPick 3 Evening5-0-4(five, zero, four)Pick 3 Midday0-0-1(zero, zero, one)Pick 4 Evening3-5-2-6(three, five, two, six)Pick 4 Midday7-2-7-6(seven, two, seven, six)Pick 5 Evening5-5-9-7-0(five, five, nine, seven, zero)Pick 5 Midday2-0-0-3-8(two, zero, zero, three, eight)PowerballEstimated jackpot: $290 mil-lionRolling Cash 513-25-26-30-35(thirteen, twenty-five, twen-ty-six, thirty, thirty-five)Estimated jackpot: $110,000
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Phyllis J., 72, of Columbus Grove, Mass of Christian Burialwill be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. AnthonyCatholic Church, Columbus Grove, withFr. Tom Extejt officiating. Burial will fol-low in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pandora.Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. today atLove-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, JacksonTownship. Memorials may be made to a char-ity of the donor’s choice. Condolences canbe expressed at: www.lovefuneralhome.com.
Marciel Elizabeth, 93, of Landeck, Mass of Christian Burial will beginat 11 a.m Saturday at St. John the BaptistCatholic Church, the Rev. Chris Bohnsackofficiating. Burial will be in the church cem-etery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. todayat Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where aParish Wake will begin at 7:30 p.m. Preferredmemorials are to the church.
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