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2A – The Herald Monday, March 14, 2011
For The Record
ODAY IN HISTORY
Vol. 141 No. 230
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general manager,Delphos Herald Inc.Don Hemple, advertising managerTiffany Brantley
,circulation managerThe Daily Herald (USPS 15258000) is published daily exceptSundays and Holidays.By carrier in Delphos andarea towns, or by rural motorroute where available $2.09 perweek. By mail in Allen, VanWert, or Putnam County, $105per year. Outside these counties$119 per year.Entered in the post officein Delphos, Ohio 45833 asPeriodicals, postage paid atDelphos, Ohio.No mail subscriptions will beaccepted in towns or villageswhere The Daily Herald papercarriers or motor routes providedaily home delivery for $2.09per week.405 North Main St.TELEPHONE 695-0015Office Hours8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.POSTMASTER:Send address changesto THE DAILY HERALD,405 N. Main St.Delphos, Ohio 45833
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WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTONIGHT
: Mostlycloudy. Lows around 30. Eastwinds 5 to 10 mph.
: Rain. Highsaround 50. East winds around10 mph. Chance of rain 80percent.
:Rain. Lows in the upper 30s.Southeast winds 5 to 10 mphbecoming southwest aftermidnight. Chance of rain 80percent.
: Mostlycloudy with a chance of rainin the morning then partlycloudy in the afternoon. Highsin the mid 50s. West winds 10to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT, THURSDAY
: Partly cloudy.Lows in the upper 30s. Highsin the upper 60s.
THURSDAY NIGHT, FRIDAY
: Mostly cloudywith a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s.Highs in the upper 50s.
: Partlycloudy. Lows in the upper30s.
S A T U R D A Y , SATURDAY NIGHT
:Mostly clear. Highs in thelower 50s. Lows in the mid30s.
: Mostly sunnyin the morning becoming part-ly cloudy. Highs around 60.
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Allison Brady, executivedirector of the Heritage TrailsPark District.Delphos Canal CommissionPermanent Trustee LouHohman serves on theMECCA board as a repre-sentative of Delphos and saidmore voices are needed fromthe Delphos Area.“We could really use a fewmore people for input at themeetings,” Hohman said. “Wehave a great asset in the canaland need to continue to workat making it a nice attrac-tion.”Following the meal, localradio personality Bob Ulmprovided entertainment onthe organ. Ulm took requestsfrom the audience and if hedidn’t know the song, hewould donate a $5 to theCanal Commission Museum.Chosen members of the audi-ence had to guess songs andif they didn’t know the song,they had to give $1 to themuseum. Ulm’s contributionwas $100.
By The Associated Press
Today is Monday, March14, the 73rd day of 2011.There are 292 days left in theyear.
Today’s Highlight inHistory:
On March 14, 1794, EliWhitney received a patent forhis cotton gin, an inventionthat revolutionized America’scotton industry.
On this date:
In 1743, a memorial ser-vice was held at Faneuil(FAN’-yul) Hall in Bostonhonoring Peter Faneuil, whohad donated the buildingbearing his name.In 1883, German politicalphilosopher Karl Marx diedin London at age 64.In 1900, Congress ratifiedthe Gold Standard Act.In 1923, President WarrenG. Harding became the firstchief executive to file anincome tax report.In 1939, the republic of Czechoslovakia was dis-solved, opening the way forNazi occupation of Czechareas and the separation of Slovakia.In 1951, during the KoreanWar, United Nations forcesrecaptured Seoul (sohl).In 1961, the New Testamentof the New English Bible wasfirst published.In 1964, a jury in Dallasfound Jack Ruby guilty of murdering Lee HarveyOswald, the accused assas-sin of President John F.Kennedy, and sentenced himto death. (Both the convictionand death sentence were lateroverturned, but Ruby diedbefore he could be retried.)In 1980, a Polish air-liner crashed while makingan emergency landing nearWarsaw, killing all 87 peopleaboard, including 22 mem-bers of a U.S. amateur boxingteam.In 1991, a British courtoverturned the wrongful con-victions of the “BirminghamSix,” who had spent 16 yearsin prison for a 1974 IrishRepublican Army bombing,and ordered them released.
Ten years ago:
Inspectorstightened U.S. defensesagainst foot-and-mouth dis-ease a day after a case wasconfirmed in France. DougSwingley won the IditarodTrail Sled Dog Race in Alaskafor the third straight year.
Five years ago:
Iraqiauthorities reported discover-ing at least 87 corpses thoseof men shot to death execu-tion-style as Iraq edgedcloser to open civil warfare.At 6:18 p.m. on Friday, acollision occurred when thedriver of a vehicle bottomedout on a set of railroad tracks.Matthew Yohe, 17, of Ottawa, was headed south-bound on South Canal Streetwhen he attempted to cross aset of railroad tracks at whatthe Delphos Police Departmentjudged to be a high rate of speed, causing Yohe’s vehicleto bottom out.Both airbags deployed andYohe’s passenger sustainednon-incapacitating injury andwas transported to St. Rita’sby Delphos EMS.Yohe’s vehicle was towedfrom the scene. No citationswere issued.At 1:08 a.m. on Sundaywhile on routine patrol,Delphos police cameinto contact with RobinHamilton, 44, of Delphos,at which time it was foundthat Hamilton was drivinga motor vehicle while hav-ing her driving privilegessuspended.Hamilton was cited intoVan Wert Municipal Court onthe charge.At 4:37 p.m. on Sunday, acollision occurred when onevehicle struck another at astop light.Tara Fleischman, 37, of Delphos, was stopped onFifth Street facing west atthe Main Street intersectionbehind Chad Carpenter, 41,of Michigan, when she tookher foot off the brake. Thisresulted in Fleishman’s frontend striking Carpenter’s rear-end.There were no injuries andminor damage to both vehi-cles. Fleischman was cited foran expired license.At 12:04 a.m. on Sundaywhile in the 300 block of West Sixth Street, Delphospolice came into contactwith Steven Ashby, 41, of Delphos.As officers approachedand identified themselves,Ashby became disorderlyand attempted to flee fromofficers. A short distanceaway, Ashby was arrested byofficers and transported tothe Van Wert County Jail oncharges of persistent disor-derly conduct and obstruct-ing official business.Ashby will appear in VanWert Municipal Court on thecharges.At 8:23 a.m. on Friday,Delphos police came intocontact with Dustin Kunz,20, of Delphos in the 500block of Fort JenningsRoad.During officers’ contactwith Kunz, he became dis-orderly and refused to calmdown. As a result, Kunz wasarrested on charges of disor-derly conduct and was citedinto Lima Municipal Courton the charge.
Ottawa driverbottoms out ve-hicle on tracksResident facesdriving under sus-pension charge
Man attempts to fee police
Man arrested fordisorderlyconduct
High temperature Sundayin Delphos was 41 degrees,low was 33. High a year agotoday was 40, low was 35.Record high for today is 78,set in 1995. Record low is 0,set in 1950.Ella Wilson, 79, of Delphos,died at 7:19 p.m. Sunday ather residence.Funeral arrangements areincomplete at Harter andSchier Funeral Home.Helen Ann Birt Walker,83, of Spencerville, died at9:20 p.m. Sunday at JointTownship District MemorialHospital in St. Marys.Funeral arrangementsare incomplete at ThomasE. Bayliff funeral Home,Spencerville, where fiends maycall from 2-8 p.m. Tuesdayand funeral services will beginat 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Ella WilsonHelen Ann BirtWalker
Sept. 11, 1916 - March 12, 2011
Elenora C. Ricker, 94 of Fort Jennings, died 12:20am Saturday at VancrestHealthcare Center of Delphos.She was born Sept.11, 1916, in Fort Jenningsto Charles M. and Helena(Bensman) Ricker.Surviving is a sister, Sr.Edna Ricker, OSF of FortJennings; a sister-in-law, IrmaRicker of Fort Jennings; astepniece and nephew andseveral cousins.She was preceded in deathby two brothers, Philip andJames Ricker; a sister, Sr.Alma Ricker, OSF; and a sis-ter-in-law, Margaret Ricker.Ms. Ricker was a memberof St. Joseph Catholic Church,Fort Jennings, and its AltarRosary Society. She walked toschool at Rushmore and afterattending two years of highschool in Fort Jennings, sheworked for her aunts whenthey needed help. She was aquiet and reserved person whowas a perfect homemaker andloved to garden and play cards.She also loved animals, espe-cially her dog, Spot. She had agreat devotion to The BlessedVirgin Mary and for the edu-cation of priests at St. MeinradSeminary, who would come toher home to visit.Mass of Christian burial willbegin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday atSt. Joseph Catholic Church, theRev. Joseph Przybysz officiat-ing. Burial will follow in thechurch cemetery. Visitationwill be from 2-8 p.m. todayat Love-Heitmeyer FuneralHome, Jackson Township (onthe corner of Rts. 224 & 634)and one hour prior to serviceTuesday at the church. Therewill be a scripture service at7:30 p.m. today at the funeralhome.Memorials may be made toThe Sisters of St. Francis, St.Joseph Catholic Church, St.Joseph Cemetery Fund or thecharity of the donor’s choice.Condolences may beexpressed at: www.lovefuner-alhome.com
Elenora C. Ricker
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Driver in crashhad expired license
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