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Vol. 143 No. 92
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WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY
: Partly cloudy inthe morning then becomingmostly cloudy. A 20 percentchance of showers. Highsaround 60. Southwest winds15 to 20 mph.
: Partly cloudythrough midnight then clear-ing. Areas of frost after mid-night. Colder. Lows in thelower 30s. West winds 5 to15 mph.
: Mostly sunnyin the morning. Then part-ly cloudy with a 20 percentchance of rain in the after-noon. Cooler. Highs in theupper 40s. West winds 5 to10 mph.
:Mostly cloudy through mid-night then becoming cloudy.A 40 percent chance of rainand snow. Lows in the mid30s. Northwest winds around5 mph.
: Mostlycloudy with a chance of rainshowers. Possibly mixed withsnow showers. Highs in themid 40s. Chance of measur-able precipitation 30 percent.
:Partly cloudy. Lows in thelower 30s.
: Mostlycloudy with a 20 percentchance of rain showers. Highsin the mid 40s.
THURSDAY NIGHTTHROUGH SATURDAY
:Partly cloudy. Lows in thelower 30s. Highs in the upper40s.
:Mostly cloudy with a 30 per-cent chance of rain showers.Lows in the mid 30s.
Driver fails tostop at stop sign
Delphos Police inves-tigate a two-vehicle crashreported at 3:40 p.m.Friday at the intersectionof Clime and Clay streets.Richard Joseph, 69,of Delphos was travelingeastbound on West ClimeStreet when his vehiclewas struck by a north-bound vehicle on ClayStreet operated by JuneSloan, 77, of ColumbusGrove. Sloan had failed tostop at the posted stop signat Clime and Clay.Sloan was charged withfailure to yield at a stopsign.Both vehicles weretowed from the scene.
A boy was born Oct. 28to Brittany Caudill and ZachLooser of Spencerville.
Today is Monday, Oct. 21, the294th day of 2013. There are 71days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 21, 1879, Thomas Edisonperfected a workable electric lightat his laboratory in Menlo Park, N.J.On this date:In 1797, the U.S. Navy frig-ate Constitution, also known as“Old Ironsides,” was christened inBoston’s harbor.In 1805, a British fleet command-ed by Adm. Horatio Nelson defeateda French-Spanish fleet in the Battleof Trafalgar; Nelson, however, waskilled.In 1917, members of the 1stDivision of the U.S. Army trainingin Luneville, France, became thefirst Americans to see action on thefront lines of World War I.In 1944, during World War II,U.S. troops captured the Germancity of Aachen.In 1959, the Solomon R.Guggenheim Museum, designed byFrank Lloyd Wright, opened to thepublic in New York.In 1960, Democrat John F.Kennedy and Republican RichardM. Nixon clashed in their fourthand final presidential debate in NewYork.In 1962, the Seattle World’s Fairclosed after six months and nearly10 million visitors. (President JohnF. Kennedy, scheduled to attend theclosing ceremony, canceled becauseof what was described as a “headcold”; the actual reason turned outto be the Cuban Missile Crisis.)In 1967, the Israeli destroyer INSEilat was sunk by Egyptian missileboats near Port Said; 47 Israeli crewmembers were lost.In 1969, beat poet and authorJack Kerouac died in St. Petersburg,Fla., at age 47.In 1971, President Richard Nixonnominated Lewis F. Powell andWilliam H. Rehnquist to the U.S.Supreme Court. (Both nomineeswere confirmed.)In 1986, pro-Iranian kidnappersin Lebanon abducted AmericanEdward Tracy (he was released inAugust 1991).In 1991, American hostage JesseTurner was freed by his kidnappersin Lebanon after nearly five yearsin captivity.Ten years ago: Invoking a hasti-ly-passed law, Florida Governor JebBush ordered a feeding tube rein-serted into Terry Schiavo, a brain-damaged woman at the center of abitter right-to-die battle. The Senatevoted to ban the practice that criticscall partial-birth abortion. The U.N.General Assembly overwhelminglyapproved a resolution demandingthat Israel tear down a barrier jut-ting into the West Bank. Bostonanti-busing activist Louise DayHicks died at age 87. Actor FredBerry died in Los Angeles at age 52.The New York Yankees pulled awayfrom the Florida Marlins for a 6-1victory and a 2-1 World Series lead.Five years ago: Dozens of mem-bers of the Mongol motorcycle gangwere arrested by federal agents insix states on a variety of chargesfollowing a three-year investiga-tion in which undercover agentsinfiltrated the group. Iraq’s Cabinetdecided to ask the U.S. for chang-es to the draft agreement thatwould keep American troops therefor three more years. The formerprime minister of Thailand, ThaksinShinawatra, was convicted in absen-tia of corruption and sentenced totwo years in prison.One year ago: Former senatorand 1972 Democratic presiden-tial candidate George McGoverndied in South Dakota at the ageof 90. A Wisconsin man, RadcliffeHaughton, opened fire at the spawhere his wife worked, killing herand two others and wounding fourother women before turning the gunon himself.Today’s Birthdays: Actress JoyceRandolph is 89. Author Ursula K.Le Guin is 84. Rock singer ManfredMann is 73. Musician Steve Cropper(Booker T. & the MG’s) is 72.Singer Elvin Bishop is 71. TV’sJudge Judy Sheindlin is 71. ActorEverett McGill is 68. Musician LeeLoughnane (Chicago) is 67. IsraeliPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahuis 64. Musician Charlotte Caffey(The Go-Go’s) is 60. Movie directorCatherine Hardwicke is 58. Actress-author Carrie Fisher is 57. SingerJulian Cope is 56. Rock musicianSteve Lukather (Toto) is 56. ActorKen Watanabe is 54. Actress MeloraWalters is 53. Rock musician CheColovita Lemon is 43. Rock sing-er-musician Nick Oliveri (MondoGenerator) is 42. Christian rockmusician Charlie Lowell (Jars of Clay) is 40. Actor Jeremy Milleris 37. Actor Will Estes is 35. ActorMichael McMillian is 35. RealityTV star Kim Kardashian is 33. ActorMatt Dallas is 31. Actor Aaron Tveitis 30.
One Year Ago
The Van Wert County Fairgrounds,dotted with colorful lavender, yellowand rust-colored mums and bright orangepumpkins, hosted the community-driven26th annual Apple Festival. Of the origi-nal vendors, Carl Lape, president of theVan Wert County Fruit Growers, remainsinstrumental in the production of theyearly event.
25 Years Ago – 1988
On Nov. 1, the annual 4-H GreasedPig Show will be held at Lugibill’sBrothers Livestock Buying, ColumbusGrove. This show features the 40 pigsthat were caught by 4-H members atthe Putnam County Fair last July. Eachmember has raised his pig to marketweight and will bring it to the show to be judged and entered in showmanship. Theactivity is sponsored by Putnam CountyAgricultural, local donors and PutnamCounty Swine Producers.Ottoville senior Greg Kortokraxwill make his third appearance in theOhio High School Athletic AssociationClass A state golf tournament Fridayand Saturday at Ohio State University,Columbus. Sophomore Jodi Ricker willrepresent her school in the High SchoolGolf Coaches Association state tourna-ment Sunday at Ohio State’s Gray course.Oakland slugger Dave Parker has beento the edge of World Series defeat oncebefore and came away a winner. He hopeshistory will once again repeat itself. OnWednesday, Parker found himself againfacing sudden death in the World Seriesafter the Los Angles Dodgers defeatedthe Athletics, 4-3, to go up by a 3-1 mar-gin heading into today’s Game Five.
50 Years Ago – 1963
One hundred and twelve boys fromthe Delphos area participated in thePunt, Pass and Kick contest staged joint-ly by Raabe Motor Sales, Inc., andthe Breakfast Optimist Club of DelphosSaturday at Stadium Park. First-placewinners were: Dan Grothouse, 8, MichaelHedrick, 9, Nick Berelsman, 10, andDana Sterling, 11.Members of the Ladies Bible Class of the Evangelical United Brethren Churchheld their annual Hat Party Friday at thechurch. The session was opened with asong service with Mrs. Lowell Jenkinsat the piano. Mrs. Fred led the singing.Nora Link presented the lesson usingPsalm 143. Mrs. John Gruber and Mrs.Francis Scott will serve as hostesses forthe November meeting.Jay-C-Dels held a meeting Thursdayevening in Jaycee Hall with one guestattending, Mrs. Stan Backus. After rou-tine business was taken care of, buncowas played with prizes going to Mrs.Robert Grothouse and Mrs. WilliamMansfield. Refreshments were served bythe co-hostesses, Mrs. Thomas Ostingand Mrs. Arthur Utrup.
75 Years Ago – 1938
Mrs. C. F. Miller, Worthy GrandMatron of the Delphos chapter of theOrder of Eastern Star, and MyrddonaDavies of Gomer, Associate Matron, willbe in attendance at the state convention of the Grand Chapter, Order of Eastern Starof Ohio, to be held in Columbus the weekof Oct. 23. Others who plan to attend allsessions of the convention are Mrs. DaneRidenour, Mrs. Harold Heitzman, Mrs.O. M. Arnold and Avanell Davies.Delphos was represented at a banquetand “get-together” held at Van WertWednesday evening under the sponsor-ship of the Van Wert County Women’sDemocratic Club. Bertha Schultz, VanWert, president of the club, was incharge. She introduced C. E. Thornton of Van Wert, toastmaster.Members of a Delphos contract bridgeclub were guests at a delightful houseparty given by Mrs. Robert C. Reul ather home in Lakewood. Mrs. Reul is aformer resident of this city. Members of the party were Lucy Robyn, Mrs. GeorgeHelmkamp, Mrs. Richard Ricker, Mrs.Louis Justins, Mrs. Justus, Mrs. JohnHorine and Jane and Mary Brotherton.
Robert E.,Mass of Christian Burialwill begin at 11 a.m. todayat St. John the EvangelistCatholic Church, the Rev.Chris Bohnsack officiat-ing. Burial will follow inResurrection Cemetery,with military gravesiderites accorded by theDelphos Veterans Council.In lieu of flowers, the fam-ily requests memorial con-tributions be sent to St.John’s Teacher EndowmentFund or Van Wert AreaInpatient Hospice Center.Online condolences may beshared at www.strayerfu-neralhome.com.CLEVELAND (AP) —These Ohio lotteries were drawnSunday:
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Cartoon studio founder Lou Scheimer dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Lou Scheimer, who foundedthe Filmation animation stu-dio that produced Saturdaymorning cartoons including“Fat Albert” and “The ArchieShow,” has died. He was 84.Scheimer’s wife MaryAnn said Sunday that the manbehind the cartoon power-house died on Thursday.The Los Angeles Timesreported that Scheimer’scompany was the largestanimation operation in thecountry in the early 1980s bynumber of employees.Scheimer founded thecompany in 1962 with a$5,000 loan from his mother-in-law. He won a DaytimeEmmy Award as a producerof the 1974-75 season of the“Star Trek” animated series.
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Man pleads guiltyto shooting golferwho hit home
RENO, Nev. (AP) —A Nevada man accused of shooting a golfer who brokea window at his home with anerrant ball has pleaded guiltyto a felony charge.Jeff Fleming of Renoentered the plea to batterywith a deadly weapon onThursday in Washoe CountyDistrict Court. He faces fromprobation to 10 years in prisonand a $10,000 fine when he’ssentenced Dec. 12.The golfer was unable tofind his ball and was doinga drop shot on the 16th holeof the Lakeridge Golf Coursein September 2012 whenFleming approached and fireda single shot at him with ashotgun, prosecutors said. Thegolfer was treated for minorinjuries to an arm and bothlegs at a hospital.Deputy District AttorneySean Neahusan said neighborsalong the golf course werestunned as it’s common forstray golf balls to hit theirhomes.“Live on a golf course andyou got to expect your houseto get hit every once in awhile,” he told The AssociatedPress. “This (shooting) is oneof those stories that you justcan’t make it up.”Neahusan said he’s unsurewhat motivated the shootingand referred queries aboutFleming’s mental state to hislawyer, Larry Dunn.Dunn did not immediatelyreturn phone calls.
Ohio parents, 4 daughtersin crash laid to rest
COLUMBUS (AP) — A husband and wife and theirfour daughters have been laid to rest after being killed incar crash involving an Ohio police officer.The funeral of the six family members came Saturdayevening after regular prayers at the Noor Islamic CulturalCenter just outside of Columbus.Friday’s crash killed 39-year-old Eid Badi Shahad andhis wife, 31-year-old Entisar Hameed. Their four daugh-ters ranged in age from 2 to 16 years old.The couple is survived by four sons, ages 5 to 17. TheColumbus Dispatch reports only the oldest son could bearto attend the funeral.The family was buried in five simple caskets, withHameed sharing one with her youngest daughter.The officer was injured. He was responding to a robberycall when the collision occurred.
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