2 – The Herald Wednesday, October 23, 2013
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Vol. 143 No. 93
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general managerDelphos Herald Inc.Don Hemple, advertising manager
Lori Goodwin Silette
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WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY
: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rainshowers. Possibly mixed with snow showers in themorning. Then partly cloudy with a chance of rainshowers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s.West winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of measurableprecipitation 30 percent.
: Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chanceof rain showers and snow showers after midnight.Lows in the lower 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Possibly mixed with snow showers.Highs in the lower 40s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.Chance of measurable precipitation 30 percent.
: Mostly cloudy throughmidnight then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in thelower 30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
: Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.
: Mostly clear. Lows in thelower 30s.
: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower50s.
: Partly cloudy with a 20percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid30s.
: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower50s.
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
: Mostlyclear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
: Partly cloudy with a 30percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percentchance of showers. Highs around 60.
Dear Delphos Community,
On behalf of St. John’s Catholic Church, I want tothank each of you for all you did to support our 101stFall Festival. Thanks to you, the Festival was a success.For more than a century now people have pulledtogether to create a weekend of fun, food and friendship.This year’s festival built on that tradition.I want to thank each of our sponsors, volunteers,student workers and patrons for all each of them did tomake this past weekend such an uplifting event.Thank you!
Sincerely, Father Dave ReinhartPastor and Superintendent
Jayne A. Midtgard
July 2, 1957-Oct. 14, 2013
Jayne A. Midtgard, 56,of Delphos died Oct. 14 ather residence.She was born July 2,1957, in Lima to Carl“Bus” and Rose (Klier)Brown, who preceded herin death.She married JamesMidtgard, who also pre-ceded her in death.Survivors include fivebrothers, Jim (Shelly)Brown of Van Wert, Joe(Vickie) Brown of Troy,Jay (Lauri) Brown and Joel(Lori) Brown of Delphosand Jamie (Robin) Brownof Sidney.She was also precededin death by a brother, JohnBrown.Mrs. Midtgard wasthe bar manager for theAmerican Legion inSpencerville and was amember of the AmericanLegion Auxiliary Post 191in Spencerville. She was a1975 graduate of JeffersonHigh School.A celebration of her lifewill begin at 11 a.m. Fridayat Harter and Schier FuneralHome, the Rev. Gary Fishofficiating. Burial will beat a later date.Friends may call from2-8 p.m. Thursday at thefuneral home.Preferred memorials areto American Legion Aux.Post 191 in Spencerville.
One Year Ago
Fort Jennings Elementary School’sRed Ribbon Week themed “Life is Madeup of Choices; Choose Wisely” kickedoff Monday and will run through Sunday.Students are encouraged to participate inthe week-long campaign with special-themed days.
25 Years Ago – 1988
Ottoville native Arthur G. Miller, nowof Ocala, Fla., will appear in the CBStelevision movie, “Pancho Barnes onOct. 25. Miller, who flew an antiqueairplane from Florida to Texas for thefilming June through August in Texas,has several small parts in various scenes.Miller, who has been flying planes since1964, was hired as a mechanic for the 10to 12 antique planes used in the movie.Twenty-four members attended therecent Landeck Catholic Ladies of Columbia potluck dinner hosted by theYellow Jackets, the losing team. KathleenZimmerman’s name was drawn for thepot of gold but she was not present. Aturkey party is planned Nov. 6 in thechurch basement for members, spousesor guests. Members are asked to contactVelma Wehri or Lena Miller for reserva-tions.In a ballgame that featured two of thewell-known football powers in DivisionV football, Jefferson took advantage of a pair of Allen East Mustang turnoversand turned them into a pair of scores, oneeach in the second and third quarters, andthen held on for their eighth win of theseason against no losses.
50 Years Ago – 1963
Secretary of State Ted Brown hasgranted articles of incorporation to acharitable foundation organized as agreater Delphos community project.Arnold G. Dienstberger, in memory of his late wife and himself, has agreed toestablish an endowment for the primaryobjects of the foundation by means of an irrevocable trust with a substantialamount of money.Ottoville’s Miss and Master Chapterof the Child Conservation League heldits October meeting in the home of Mrs. Richard Wurst with Mrs. WilliamHorstman, Jr., and Mrs. H. H. Koesteras hostesses. Mrs. Jack Devitt conductedthe business session. The next meetingwill be Ladies Night Out with membersattending a cooking demonstration at theOhio Power Company office in Delphos.Rebecca Circle of Trinity MethodistChurch met Tuesday evening at the homeof Mrs. Roger Briggs with 17 membersand one guest, Margaret Mericle, present.Mrs. Don May gave a report on WesleyFoundations and Mrs. Charles was incharge of the program. Mrs. Gary Brentsread a poem and led the group in prayer.
75 Years Ago – 1938
A mass evacuation of Hankow Chinawas started Saturday as the Japanese,following up their occupation of Canton,reached a point within 30 miles of the emergency capital. Sir A. ClarkeKerr, British ambassador to China, wasexpected to go to Chungking and conferwith Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shekon the possibilities of British-Germanmediation.A change has been made in thearrangements for the Democratic rallywhich will be staged in Delphos on Oct.27. The rally will start with a dinner tobe served at the Presbyterian Church.Because of the limited space at the din-ing room at the church, those planningto attend the dinner must have theirtickets in advance. Tickets are beingsold by Syl Baumgarte, Dr. F. A. Young,King and Stallkamp Drug Store andFred Geier.The members of the Junior W.B.A.organization enjoyed a wiener roast andmarshmallow toast Friday in the Sueverwoods, south of Delphos. Mrs. FrankKriscamp, a member of the W.B.A.Lodge, was in charge and assisted byMrs. George Wallen. The honors in thecontests were awarded Joan Wallen andMona Lou Bardo.
Today is Wednesday, Oct. 23, the296th day of 2013. There are 69 days leftin the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 23, 1983, 241 U.S. servicemembers, most of them Marines, werekilled in a suicide truck-bombing atBeirut International Airport in Lebanon;a near-simultaneous attack on Frenchforces killed 58 paratroopers.On this date:In 1864, forces led by Union Gen.Samuel R. Curtis repelled ConfederateGen. Sterling Price’s army in the CivilWar Battle of Westport in Missouri.In 1910, Blanche S. Scott becamethe first woman to make a public soloairplane flight, reaching an altitude of 12feet at a park in Fort Wayne, Ind.In 1915, tens of thousands of womenmarched in New York City, demandingthe right to vote.In 1941, the Walt Disney animat-ed feature “Dumbo” premiered in NewYork.In 1942, during World War II, Britainlaunched a major offensive against Axisforces at El Alamein in Egypt, resultingin an Allied victory.In 1954, West Germany was invit-ed to join the North Atlantic TreatyOrganization, which it did the followingyear.In 1956, a student-sparked revoltagainst Hungary’s Communist rulebegan; as the revolution spread, Sovietforces started entering the country, andthe uprising was put down within weeks.In 1973, President Richard Nixonagreed to turn over White House taperecordings subpoenaed by the Watergatespecial prosecutor to Judge John J. Sirica.In 1980, the resignation of SovietPremier Alexei N. Kosygin wasannounced.In 1987, the U.S. Senate rejected,58-42, the Supreme Court nomination of Robert H. Bork.In 1991, Cambodia’s warring factionsand representatives of 18 other nationssigned a peace treaty in Paris.In 1995, a jury in Houston convictedYolanda Saldivar of murdering Tejanosinging star Selena. (Saldivar is serving alife prison sentence.)In 2001, The nation’s anthrax scare hitthe White House with the discovery of asmall concentration of spores at an offsitemail processing center. President GeorgeW. Bush announced he had authorizedmoney for improved post office securityfollowing the deaths of two postal work-ers from inhalation anthrax.Ten years ago: As thousands of anti-war demonstrators protested outside,President George W. Bush thankedAustralia for sending troops to Iraq andAfghanistan as he spoke to the country’sParliament. Later in the day, the presidentconcluded his Pacific trip with a visitto Hawaii, where he dropped flowersinto the water at the sunken battleshipUSS Arizona. Madame Chiang Kai-shek,widow of the Chinese nationalist leader,died in New York at age 105. In Game 5of the World Series, the Florida Marlinsbeat the New York Yankees 6-4, bringingthe team within one game of winning thebaseball championship.Five years ago: Badgered by lawmak-ers on the House Oversight Committee,former Federal Reserve Chairman AlanGreenspan denied the nation’s economiccrisis was his fault but conceded the melt-down had revealed a flaw in a lifetimeof economic thinking and left him in a“state of shocked disbelief.” The TampaBay Rays evened the World Series at onegame apiece by beating the PhiladelphiaPhillies, 4-2.One year ago: In a debate withDemocratic rival Joe Donnelly, IndianaRepublican Senate candidate RichardMourdock said that when a womanbecomes pregnant during rape, “that’ssomething God intended.” Former PennState football assistant Jerry Sanduskywas transferred to a Pennsylvania stateprison from the county jail where he’dbeen held since his conviction on childmolestation charges.Today’s Birthdays: Baseball Hallof Famer and former U.S. Senator JimBunning, R-Ky., is 82. Movie directorPhilip Kaufman is 77. Soccer great Peleis 73. Rhythm-and-blues singer BarbaraAnn Hawkins (The Dixie Cups) is 70.ABC News investigative reporter BrianRoss is 65. Actor Michael Rupert is 62.Movie director Ang Lee is 59. Jazz singerDianne Reeves is 57. Country singerDwight Yoakam is 57. Community activ-ist Martin Luther King III is 56. Moviedirector Sam Raimi is 54. Parodist “WeirdAl” Yankovic is 54. Rock musician RobertTrujillo (Metallica) is 49. Christian/jazzsinger David Thomas (Take 6) is 47.Rock musician Brian Nevin (Big HeadTodd and the Monsters) is 47. Countrysinger-musician Junior Bryant is 45.Actor Jon Huertas is 44. Movie directorChris Weitz is 44. CNN medical reporterDr. Sanjay Gupta is 44. Country singerJimmy Wayne is 41. Actress Vivian Bang(TV: “Sullivan & Son”) is 40. Rockmusician Eric Bass (Shinedown) is 39.TV personality and host Cat Deeley is 37.Actor Ryan Reynolds is 37. Rock singerMatthew Shultz (Cage the Elephant) is30. Rhythm-and-blues singer Miguel is28. Actress Masiela Lusha is 28. ActressBriana Evigan is 27. Actress JessicaStroup is 27.A boy, Paul Kenneth,was born on Oct. 19 to Jilland Joel Denton of GroveCity. He weighed 8 pounds,1 ounce and measured 21inches long.His grandparents areSteve and Lisa Reckerof Delphos. Great-grandparents are Georgeand Carol Hellman and PatRecker.A boy, Conner James,was born Oct. 21 at MiamiValley Hospital in Dayton toJim and Jessica Odenwellerof Vandalia. He weighed 8pounds, 7 ounces and was20 1/2 inches long. Connerwas welcomed by his sister,Eleanor.Grandparents are Edand Carol Odenweller of Delphos and Paul and KarenCyphers of West Milton.Area great-grandparent isMargaret Schimmoeller of Fort Jennings.
FDA reviews 2promising newdrugs for hepatitis C
WASHINGTON (AP) —Doctors may soon have twonew drug options for patientswith hepatitis C, just as the liv-er-destroying virus becomes amajor public health concernfor millions of baby boomers.The Food and DrugAdministration holds a publicmeeting this week to reviewtwo experimental medicationsfrom Johnson & Johnson andGilead Sciences. The newdrugs, if approved, couldoffer a quicker, more effectiveapproach to eliminating hepa-titis C, a blood-borne diseaseblamed for 15,000 deaths inthe U.S. this year.In a review posted onlineTuesday, the FDA reportedthat J&J’s drug simeprevir hasa slightly higher cure rate thancurrently available treatments,though it also caused rashesand sunburn in some patients.On Thursday, the FDA willask a panel of outside expertswhether the drug shouldcarry warnings about rashesand sunburn on its label. Theagency is not required to fol-low the panel’s advice, thoughit often does.The meeting comes at atime when federal health offi-cials are urging baby boomersto get tested for the virus,which can go unnoticed fordecades before causing symp-toms.
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