2 – The Herald Thursday, October 24, 2013
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Answers to Wednesday’s questions:
The 13 original American colonies were: Connecticut,Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, NewHampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina,Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Virginia.The first pope was Peter, one of Jesus’ 12 apostles.
How many King Herods were there?What is St. Elmo’s fire?
Answers in Friday’s Herald.
Vol. 144 No. 94
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general managerDelphos Herald, Inc.Don Hemple,advertising manager
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WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY
: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rainshowers and snow showers. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds10 to 15 mph.
: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Westwinds 5 to 10 mph.
: Partly cloudy in the morning then becomingmostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.Wheat $6.72Corn $4.13Soybeans $12.88The Phi Delta Sorority heldits third annual Purse Bingoheld Oct. 4. The event wasa success for our organiza-tion. The proceeds will be puttoward purchasing shoes forthe youth in Delphos throughthe Delphos CommunityChristmas Project as well asto those in need throughoutthe year. We also donate fundsto both Delphos schools forfirst aid supplies.We sincerely appreci-ate those from Delphos andthe surrounding communi-ties for attending this event.Congratulations to the winnersof the designer purses, whoinclude: Julie McCormick,Louise Pohlman, BettyDilworth, Beth Bilimack,Katie McCormick, SharonFischbach, Carol Cross, JennaWurst, Katie Mullenhour,Dorothy Landwher, JoyceSealscott, Alice Grothouse,Diane Baden, Kristin Ricker,Beverly Miller, Erin Suever,Brittany Garber, Lise Hoerstenand Julie Garvey.We would like to thank allof those who donate items orservices to the raffle drawings.Sincerely,Phi Delta SororityLora Kramer, secretaryST. RITA’SA girl was born Oct. 22 toJennifer and Mike Gasser of Fort Jennings.The following individuals appearedWednesday before Judge Charles Steelein Van Wert County Common PleasCourt:
25, Rockford,entered pleas of not guilty to threecharges: burglary, felony three; grandtheft, felony three; and failure to appear,felony four.She was released on a surety bond asshe is being held on unrelated charges inAllen County Jail.Her pretrial was set for Wednesday.
Changes of pleasJami Renner,
30, Willshire, entereda plea of guilty to handling firearmswhile intoxicated, a misdemeanor of the first degree. This was reduced fromimproper handling firearms in motorvehicle, a felony four.The court ordered a pre-sentenceinvestigation and set sentencing for Dec11.
22, Wren, entered aplea of guilty to complicity to breakingand entering, a felony five. A secondcharge of receiving stolen property wasdismissed for his plea.The court ordered a pre-sentence inves-tigation and set sentencing for Dec 11.
24, Wren, entered aplea of guilty to two counts of burglary,each a felony three; and one count of breaking and entering, a felony five.Five other charges were dismissed forhis plea.The court ordered a pre-sentenceinvestigation and set sentencing for Dec11.
44, Convoy,entered a guilty plea to a charge of attempted forgery, a misdemeanor of the first degree, reduced from forgery, afelony five.The court ordered a pre-sentenceinvestigation and set sentencing for Nov20.
23, Oakwood,entered a guilty plea to possession of drugs, a felony five. A second count of the same charge was dismissed for herplea.The court ordered a pre-sentenceinvestigation and set sentencing for Nov.27.
25, Lima, entereda guilty plea to two counts traffickingheroin in vicinity of a school, each afelony of the fourth degree. Two addi-tional counts for the same charge weredismissed for her plea.The court ordered a pre-sentenceinvestigation and set sentencing for Dec11.
28, Van Wert,entered a guilty plea to trafficking drugs,a felony four. A second count of thesame charge was dismissed for his plea.The court ordered a pre-sentenceinvestigation and set sentencing for Dec11.
Probation violationsKelsey Frye,
22, Rockford, appearedfor a probation violation for failing toreport to probation and for fleeing fromhis probation officer.He admitted the violation and sen-tencing was set for Wednesday.
25,Delphos, appeared for a probation vio-lation for refusing to be transported toThe WORTH Center.He admitted the violation and wassentenced to nine months prison withcredit for 28 days served.
29, Van Wert, admit-ted violating his probation by beingunsuccessfully terminated from TheWORTH Center.The case was continued for sentenc-ing on Wednesday.
Bond violationJacqueline Forthman,
24, OhioCity, appeared on a bond violation forfailing a drug test. She admitted to theviolation and her bond was revoked andset at $20,000 cash.Her case was set for pretrial onWednesday.
22, Convoy, wassentenced on a charge of possession of drugs, a felony of the fifth degree.His sentence was three years commu-nity control, 30 days Electronic HouseArrest, an additional 30 days jail, 200hours community service, substanceabuse assessment and treatment, psy-chological assessment and treatment,three years intensive probation, driver’slicense suspended six months and wasordered to pay court costs and partialappointed counsel fees.An 11-month prison term wasdeferred pending completion of com-munity control.
One Year Ago
Shear Brilliance Salon is raising money for theRapunzel Project. While celebrating its 5-year anni-versary on Nov. 3, the salon will offer specials withproceeds going to the Rapunzel Project. The RapunzelProject is a non-profit organization dedicated to helpingchemotherapy patients keep their hair during treatment.
25 Years Ago – 1988
St. John’s cross country team advanced to the Class Aregional tournament with a third-place finish Saturdayin the Lima district at Faurot Park. Ottoville boysteam took second in the Kalida district with 98 points.Columbus Grove had the top two individuals withMondo Tijerina winning the race in 16:20 and Jeff Smithplacing second in 17:15.Matthew J. Hoersten, son of Arthur and Joyce(Spieles) Hoersten, Bellevue, has been named a newmember of the Outstanding High School Students of America for his outstanding merit and accomplishmentas a high school student. Hoersten is the grandson of Mr.and Mrs. Ray Spieles of Delphos.Linda J. Shenk of Delphos has been named a lineeditor for Southwest Ohio magazine, formerly Athensmagazine. Shenk is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. RobertShenk and a graduate of St. John’s High School. She ispresently a senior pursuing her undergraduate degree inmagazine journalism at Ohio University, Athens.
50 Years Ago – 1963
Mrs. William Wiesenberg, Mrs. Hubert Geise, Mrs. E.L. Staup, Mrs. Leslie Peltier and Mrs. Richard Shirack,all members of the Delphos Green Thumb Garden Club,were in Celina Wednesday to attend the fall regionalmeeting of Region II Ohio Association of Garden Clubs.Featured at the session were flower arrangements, aplant sale and an African violet display.Psi Chapter members of Alpha Delta Omega NationalSorority attended a Halloween party this week in thehome of Mrs. Kenneth Buettner. The prize for the bestdressed masquerader went to Mrs. Donald Kundert.Door awards went to Janice Wanamaker and Mary EllenGerdeman and winners in the scavenger hunt were Mrs.Darrel Wieging and Mrs. Robert Schuerman.Mrs. William Link welcomed the members of theAmicidia Club to her home on South Canal StreetWednesday with the evening being spent playing cards.At the conclusion of the games, high honors wereawarded to Mrs. William Heiing and low to Mrs. JosephMenke. Mrs. Jack Keith received the traveling prize.
75 Years Ago – 1938
Elmer Wood of Cairo and Ralph Jarvis of Spencervillewere named winners in the Allen County shock andstanding corn contests, respectively, held at the AmosLong farm near Allentown. Ralph Stewart of Gomerwon the junior contest. One of the most popular fea-tures of the day was the colt show. Winner in the horsecolt class was L. R. Stemen of Elida. On the filly class,Anthony Metzger of Lima carried away first honors.An approximate attendance of 450 marked the annualfall rally of the Christian Endeavor Societies of VanWert County held at the Presbyterian church in this citySunday afternoon and evening. Awards went to the FirstEvangelical of Van Wert, Middle Point Presbyterian andOlive Branch Church of God. The junior awards weregiven to Venedocia Presbyterian and Evangelical of VanWert.The final ‘coon chase’ of the season under the spon-sorship of the Old Time Coon Hunters was held Sundayat Buettner’s Grove, east of Delphos. The final tree racewas won by “Little Talker,” a female fox Shepard ownedby Harold Williams of Kenton. The final line race waswon by “Little Queen,” a female fox hound owned byJohn Krick of Ohio City.
Today is Thursday, Oct. 24, the 297th day of 2013. There are 68 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 24, 1962, a naval quarantine of Cuba ordered by President John F. Kennedywent into effect during the missile crisis; theblockade was aimed at interdicting the deliveryof offensive weapons to the island.On this date:In 1537, Jane Seymour, the third wife of England’s King Henry VIII, died 12 daysafter giving birth to Prince Edward, later KingEdward VI.In 1648, the Peace of Westphalia ended theThirty Years War and effectively destroyed theHoly Roman Empire.In 1861, the first transcontinental telegraphmessage was sent by Chief Justice StephenJ. Field of California from San Francisco toPresident Abraham Lincoln in Washington,D.C., over a line built by the Western UnionTelegraph Co.In 1901, widow Anna Edson Taylor becamethe first person to go over Niagara Falls in abarrel.In 1939, Benny Goodman and his orches-tra recorded their signature theme, “Let’sDance,” for Columbia Records in New York.Nylon stockings were first sold publicly inWilmington, Del.In 1940, the 40-hour work week went intoeffect under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.In 1945, the United Nations officially cameinto existence as its charter took effect.In 1952, Republican presidential candidateDwight D. Eisenhower declared in Detroit, “Ishall go to Korea” as he promised to end theconflict. (He made the visit over a month later.)In 1972, Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson,who’d broken Major League Baseball’s colorbarrier in 1947, died in Stamford, Conn., atage 53.In 1987, 30 years after it was expelled, theTeamsters union was welcomed back into theAFL-CIO. (However, the Teamsters disafilli-ated themselves from the AFL-CIO in 2005.)In 1989, former television evangelist JimBakker was sentenced by a judge in Charlotte,N.C., to 45 years in prison for fraud and con-spiracy. (The sentence was later reduced toeight years; it was further reduced to four forgood behavior.)In 1991, “Star Trek” creator GeneRoddenberry died in Santa Monica, Calif., atage 70.In 1992, the Toronto Blue Jays became thefirst non-U.S. team to win the World Seriesas they defeated the Atlanta Braves, 4-3, inGame 6.In 2002, authorities arrested Army veteranJohn Allen Muhammad and teenager Lee BoydMalvo near Myersville, Md., in connectionwith the Washington-area sniper attacks.
Jayne A.,56, of Delphos, a celebra-tion of her life will beginat 11 a.m. Friday at Harterand Schier Funeral Home,the Rev. Gary Fish offici-ating. Burial will be at alater date. Friends may callfrom 2-8 p.m. today at thefuneral home. Preferredmemorials are to AmericanLegion Aux. Post 191 inSpencerville.
VAN WERT COURT NEWS
Safe Community Coalition providestips to drive safe this Halloween
LIMA — As party-goingghosts and goblins celebrateHalloween this October,the Lima-Allen CountySafe Community Coalitionreminds everyone to keep theparty off the road.“There isn’t a Halloweencostume clever enough tohide an impaired driver whohas made the poor decisionto get behind the wheel,”said Evelyn Smith. “Whetheryou’ve had one too many - orway too many - it is just notworth the risk. Remember,Drive Sober or Get PulledOver.”Nighttime is an especiallydangerous time to be on theroad, but Halloween nightis often one of the deadli-est nights of the year forimpaired drivers. Accordingto the National HighwayTraffic Safety Administration(NHTSA), in 2011, 44 per-cent of all highway fatali-ties across the nation onHalloween night (6 p.m.Oct. 31 to 5:59 a.m. Nov.1) involved a driver witha blood alcohol concentra-tion (BAC) of .08 or higher,which is illegal in every state.On Oct. 25-27 and Oct.31-Nov. 1, deputies from theAllen County Sheriff’s Officewill be working overtime tostop and arrest impaired driv-ers. Local law enforcementwill be out all over AllenCounty on the lookout forimpaired drivers.The Safe CommunityCoalition recommendsthese simple tips for a safeHalloween:— Plan a safe way homebefore the festivities begin;— Before drinking, des-ignate a non-drinking driver;— If you’re impaired, usea taxi, call a sober friend orfamily member or use publictransportation;— If you happen to seea drunk driver on the road,don’t hesitate to contact yourlocal law enforcement;— And remember, DriveSober or Get Pulled Over.If you know someone whois about to drive or ride amotorcycle while impaired,take their keys and help themmake other arrangements toget to where they are goingsafely.For more informa-tion, visit nhtsa.gov/StopImpairedDrivingHalloween driving “tricks”to keep children safeTo help everyone bringhome treats — not tragedies— follow these tips for a safeHalloween:— Don’t use a cell phonewhile driving; a single dis-traction could lead to a trag-edy.— Stay well below theposted speed limit.— Pay attention to what’shappening on sidewalks androadways. Watch for childrendarting across streets, espe-cially between parked cars.— Be extra alert whenpulling in and out of drive-ways.— Do not assume childrencan see you or are payingattention; you need to takethat responsibility seriously.— Drivers should alsocheck that all lights work ontheir car.— Do not pass other vehi-cles that have stopped in theroadway. They could be drop-ping off children.— If you’re driving agroup of children, but stayingin the running vehicle at thecurb, be sure to put on yourhazard lights to alert othermotorists.— Do not drive whilewearing a costume that pre-vents you from driving safely.CLEVELAND (AP) —These Ohio lotteries were drawnWednesday:
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