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Vol. 143 No. 67
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general manager,Delphos Herald Inc.Don Hemple, advertising managerLori Goodwin Silette
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Man injured inmotorcycle accident
At 9:59 p.m. Saturday,the Putnam County Sheriff’sOffice received a report of an injury crash involving amotorcycle on Road 5-F nearRoad 5. Steve Gerten, 55, of Leipsic, was riding his 2012Harley Ultra Limited on Road5-F when he failed to negoti-ate a curve, driving off theroadway and striking a powerpole.Gerten was transported toSt. Rita’s Medical Center inLima by Leipsic EMS. Alsoassisting at the scene wereGilboa Fire Department andImm-Pressive Towing of Ottawa.The accident remainsunder investigation.
WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY:
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becom-ing partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeastwinds 5 to 15 mph.
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT:
Mostly clear.Highs in the lower 70s. Lows in the upper 40s. Southeastwinds around 10 mph.
Mostly sunny. Highs around 80.
Mostly cloudy. A 40 percentchance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.Lows in the lower 60s.
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chanceof showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
Mostly cloudy with a 30 per-cent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in themid 60s.
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
Partly cloudy with a 30 percentchance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s.
SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY:
Mostly clear.Highs in the mid 70s. Lows in the lower 50s.
Mildred T.“Mick,” 85, of Delphos, Massof Christian burial will be at10 a.m. today at St. John theEvangelist Catholic Church,with Father Steve Schroederofficiating. Burial will beat Resurrection Cemetery.Memorial contribution maybe made to Delphos SeniorCitizen Center. To leave con-dolences for the family, visitwww. harterandschier.com.
Carol Mae, 94,of Delphos, funeral serviceswill be at 10:30 a.m. todayin the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, with the Rev.Curtiss Randolph officiat-ing. Memorial contributionsmay be made to the AmericanCancer Society. Condolencesmay be sent to email@example.com.
Oleta Marie, 88,of Delphos, funeral serviceswill be at 11 a.m. today atHarter and Schier FuneralHome, the Rev. Harry Tolhurstofficiating. Burial willtake place at Walnut GroveCemetery. Memorial contri-butions may be made to FirstUnited Presbyterian Churchof Christ. To leave online con-dolences for the family, visitwww.harterandschier.com.
Today is Monday, Sept. 16, the 259thday of 2013. There are 106 days left inthe year.On Sept. 16, 1857, the song “JingleBells” by James Pierpont was copyrightedunder its original title, “One Horse OpenSleigh.” (The song, while considered aChristmastime perennial, was actuallywritten by Pierpont for Thanksgiving.)On this date:In 1498, Tomas de Torquemada, notori-ous for his role in the Spanish Inquisition,died in Avila, Spain.In 1810, Mexicans were inspired tobegin their successful revolt againstSpanish rule by Father Miguel Hidalgo yCostilla and his “Grito de Dolores” (“Cryof Dolores”).In 1893, more than 100,000 set-tlers swarmed onto a section of land inOklahoma known as the “Cherokee Strip.”In 1908, General Motors was founded inFlint, Mich., by William C. Durant.In 1919, the American Legion receiveda national charter from Congress.In 1940, President Franklin D. Rooseveltsigned into law the Selective Training andService Act. Samuel T. Rayburn of Texaswas elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.In 1953, “The Robe,” the first moviepresented in the widescreen processCinemaScope, had its world premiere atthe Roxy Theater in New York.In 1972, “The Bob Newhart Show” pre-miered on CBS.In 1977, Maria Callas, the American-born prima donna famed for her lyricsoprano and fiery temperament, died inParis at age 53.In 1982, the massacre of between 1,200and 1,400 Palestinian men, women andchildren at the hands of Israeli-alliedChristian Phalange militiamen began inwest Beirut’s Sabra and Shatila refugeecamps.In 1987, two dozen countries signedthe Montreal Protocol, a treaty designedto save the Earth’s ozone layer by callingon nations to reduce emissions of harmfulchemicals by the year 2000.In 1992, former U.S. Rep. MillicentFenwick, R-N.J., died at age 82.Ten years ago: North Carolina Sen. JohnEdwards formally launched his candidacyfor the Democratic presidential nomina-tion. Actor-singer Sheb Wooley died inNashville, Tenn., at age 82.Five years ago: Gen. David Petraeusstepped aside as Gen. Ray Odierno tookover as the top American commander of the Iraq war. President George W. Bush gota firsthand look at the fury that HurricaneIke had unleashed on the Gulf Coast withstops in Houston and Galveston, Texas,and a helicopter tour. Motown songwriterand producer Norman Whitfield died inLos Angeles at age 67.One year ago: In appearances on Sundaynews shows, the U.S. ambassador to theUnited Nations, Susan Rice, said there wasno evidence that the attack on the U.S. dip-lomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya, waspremeditated. But Libya’s interim presi-dent, Mohammed el-Megarif, told CBS hehad no doubt attackers spent months plan-ning the assault and purposely chose thedate, Sept. 11.Today’s Birthdays: Actress Janis Paigeis 91. Actress Lauren Bacall is 89. Bluessinger B.B. King is 88. Clergyman-authorRev. Robert H. Schuller is 87. Actor GeorgeChakiris is 81. Bluesman Billy Boy Arnoldis 78. Movie director Jim McBride is 72.Actress Linda Miller is 71. Rhythm-and-blues singer Betty Kelly (Martha & theVandellas) is 69. Musician Kenney Jones(Small Faces; Faces; The Who) is 65.Actress Susan Ruttan is 65. Rock musicianRon Blair (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers;Mudcrutch) is 65. Actor Ed Begley Jr. is64. Country singer David Bellamy (TheBellamy Brothers) is 63. Country singer-songwriter Phil Lee is 62. Actor-comedianLenny Clarke is 60. Actor Kurt Fuller is60. Jazz musician Earl Klugh is 60. ActorChristopher Rich is 60. Singer Frank Reed(The Chi-Lites) is 59. TV personality MarkMcEwen is 59. Baseball Hall of FamerRobin Yount is 58. Actor Mickey Rourkeis 57. Magician David Copperfield is 57.Country singer-songwriter Terry McBrideis 55. Actress Jennifer Tilly is 55. RetiredMLB All-Star pitcher Orel Hershiser is55. Retired MLB All-Star Tim Rainesis 54. Actress Jayne Brook is 53. SingerRichard Marx is 50. Comedian MollyShannon is 49. Singer Marc Anthony is45. Comedian-actress Amy Poehler is 42.Country singer Matt Stillwell is 38. SingerMusiq is 36. Actress Alexis Bledel is32. Actress Sabrina Bryan is 29. ActressMadeline Zima is 28. Actress Kyla Prattis 27. Actor Daren Kagasoff is 26. Rocksinger Teddy Geiger is 25. Actress-dancerBailey Buntain (TV: “Bunheads”) is 24.Rock singer-musician Nick Jonas (TheJonas Brothers) is 21.
One Year Ago
The Westrich 2 team took home thetraveling trophy Friday after the scoreswere tallied in the 6th annual Canal DaysBattle of the Businesses. Last year’swinning team representative JessicaPimpas of the Beauty Unlimited/ToppChalet team handed over the trophy toJanet Metzger, Sherry Etzkorn, MichelleBoggs, Tim Kanter and Chad Rode.
25 Years Ago – 1988
Senior Anne Hohman has beenselected St. John’s homecoming queen.The court includes sophomore attendantJennifer Fischer, junior attendant CindyAlder, senior attendant Gina Calvelage,senior attendant Jill Birkemeier, juniorattendant Corey Westrich, and sopho-more attendant Kristin Klausing. Escortsare senior Scott Noonan, junior ScottSchulte, senior Brent Reidenbach,senior Kevin Wrasman, senior ChadMartin, sophomore Craig Schwinnen, junior Greg Klausing and sophomoreBrent Grothaus.Work from area artists will be featuredin an arts and crafts show Sept. 17-18 inTrustcorp’s lobby. Participating artistsinclude Jeanne Bendele, Pat Rayman,Joan Minnig, Pauline Odenweller,Betty Swick, Jeannie Clark, KathrynBradshaw, Marlene Luersman, KayAhten and Scarlet Kemper.Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3035Auxiliary presented an American flagto Lincolnview Elementary School,Middle Point, in memory of MabelKnittle. Receiving the flag were hergreat-grandchildren, Jonathon Hire,Andrew Kemler, Andy Stemen andKristin Moore, daughters Iris Stemen,Bertha Haunhorst, and PrincipalWilliam Kelly. Knittle’s sister-in-lawand patriotic instructor, Nellie McGue,and Americanism chairman were pres-ent from Post 3035
50 Years Ago – 1963
Negro students entered three integrat-ed Birmingham, Alabama schools with-out incident Monday in the wake of achurch bombing and street violence thatcost six lives. A dynamite stick bombshattered the 16th Street Baptist ChurchSunday morning, killing four younggirls in a basement Sunday School classand wounding 20 other persons.The Ottoville Ladies Auxiliary to theVeterans of Foreign Wars, Jacob P. SmithPost, No. 3740, held its bi-monthly busi-ness meeting this past week in the VFWclub rooms with Barbara Wannemacher,president, in charge. Names selectedfor the social party are Dorothy Fuerst,Henrietta King, Helen Miller, ReginaFortener, Ann Hoersten, Bertha Klimaand Veronica Fischbach.Mrs. Joseph Perrin of Ottoville enter-tained the members of the Once-A-Month Pinochle Club recently. In cardgames played high honors went to Mrs.Robert Fortener, second to Mrs. PaulAltenburger and low to Mrs. JeromeAltenburger. Mrs. Joseph Honigfordreceived the traveling prize.
75 Years Ago – 1938
Norman Geier, South Pierce Street,has effected the organization of an eight-piece orchestra. The personnel of theband is as follows: Robert Porter, altosaxophone; Norman Geier, tenor saxo-phone; Gilbert Miller, alto saxophone;Richard Duncan, Lima, trombone; NeilLeininger, first trumpet; Harold Fair,second trumpet; Ben Plescher, piano;and Ed. Clark, drums.Captained by Don Foster, speedysenior fullback, the Jefferson Highteam appears confident for its openingencounter against Paulding Friday night.The probable starting lineup will be: E.Mericle, left end; E. Laman, left tackle;E. Gerdeman, left guard; E. Link, cen-ter; M. Harpster, right guard; P. Harter,right tackle; E. Van Autreve, right end;J. Deffenbaugh, right end; P. Fuller,quarterback; Don Foster, fullback; andD. Van Meter, right halfback.Flora Lindeman was named presi-dent of the Ladies Aid Society of theMethodist church succeeding Mrs. RussellJudkins, who resigned. Plans were madeto give a party for the members of CircleTwo. On the respective committees are:Entertainment, Lulu Hinderleider, GoldieVan Meter and Anna Mericle; and refresh-ments, Clara Clawson, Ada Thornell,Laura Truesdale, Clarie Griffith, DoraWalther and Mary Heck.CLEVELAND (AP) —These Ohio lotteries were drawnSunday:
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15 dead as tropicalstorm, hurricanebatter Mexico
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP)— Tropical Storm Manuel edgedonto Mexico’s Pacific coastSunday while Hurricane Ingridswirled offshore on the otherside of the country, as heavyrains and landslides caused atleast 15 deaths and led authori-ties to evacuate thousands.Stormy conditions led somecommunities in affected statesto cancel Independence Day cel-ebrations planned for Sundayand tonday.The U.S. National HurricaneCenter said Manuel began toweaken as soon as it made land-fall near the port of Manzanilloduring the afternoon, butremained a threat to produceflash floods and mudslides. Itwas predicted to dissipate byMonday.In the southern coastal stateof Guerrero, six people diedwhen their SUV lost control ona rain-swept highway headed forthe tourist resort of Acapulco.Landslides killed two people inGuerrero, and the collapse of a fence killed one person inAcapulco.Manuel had maximum sus-tained winds of about 45 mph(75 kph) and was moving to thenorthwest at 9 mph (15 kph) lateSunday afternoon. Its center wasabout 15 miles (20 kilometers)north of Manzanillo.Rains from Ingrid causedlandslides that killed threepeople in the central state of Puebla, and a woman died whena landslide buried her house inHidalgo state.In the southern state of Oaxaca, which was affected byboth storms, authorities said achild died after being swept awayby a swollen river and a teenagerwas killed by a landslide.The hurricane center saidIngrid, the second hurricane of the Atlantic storm season, couldreach the Mexican mainlandearly Monday after gatheringstrength over the warm watersof the Gulf of Mexico. It waspacking top sustained winds of 85 mph (140 kph) as it slowlycrawled toward land with littlechange in strength in hours.Manuel was expected todump 10 to 15 inches of rainover parts of Guerrero andMichoacan state, with maxi-mums of 25 inches possible insome isolated areas. Authoritiessaid those rains would presentan especially dangerous threatin mountains, where flash floodsand mudslides were possible.Ingrid also was expectedto dump very heavy rains. Ithad maximum sustained windsof 75 mph (120 kph) and wascentered about 110 miles (175kilometers) east-northwest of the port city of Tampico as itmoved west-northwest at 6 mph(9 kph). A hurricane warningwas in effect from Cabo Rojo toLa Pesca.
Suzuki recalls 193,936vehicles for air bag defect
DETROIT (AP) —Suzuki is recalling 193,936cars and SUVs because of adefective air bag sensor inthe front passenger seat.Grand Vitara SUVsfrom the 2006 through2011 model years and SX4small cars from the 2007through 2011 model yearsare involved.Sensor mats measurepassengers’ weight anddetermine if the air bagshould deploy. Determiningwho sits in the seat isimportant because the forceof an air bag can injurechildren or small adults.Suzuki says the mats canstop working after repeatedflexing. If that happens, thebag will deploy even if asmall person is in the seat.The Japanese automakersays there are no reports of accidents or injuries due tothe problem.Suzuki will notify own-ers starting next month.Dealers will replace themats for free.