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50¢ daily Thursday, May 13, 2010 Delphos, Ohio

Upfront Mini Relay to

step off Friday
secures more
than $2M for BY STACY TAFF main Relay for Life event,
fire departments The Delphos Herald
Wiechart says it’s important
for them to have something
geared toward them specifi-
WASHINGTON, D.C. — DELPHOS—This year’s cally to raise awareness of
Wednesday , U.S. Senator Mini Relay for Life, which important issues.
George V. Voinovich (R-OH), starts at 9 a.m. on Friday “This is a way for them
a member of the Senate behind Franklin Elementary to learn more information on
Appropriations and Homeland School, will follow the same healthy lifestyles and it gives
Security and Governmental formula as previous years. them an awareness of can-
Affairs Committees, announced The event offers informa- cer. It’s important for them
that eight Ohio fire depart- tional entertainment — not to learn that cancer isn’t just
ments have received a total just for kids but for adults as a disease and that someone
of $2,130,585 from the U.S.
Department of Homeland well. with cancer isn’t someone to
Security Assistance to “This is a community be avoided; they shouldn’t
Firefighters Grants Program. event. Anyone from the gen- be left alone,” she said. “It’s
“Our firefighters must eral public is welcome to important to help those suf-
have the proper resources to come,” said Joyce Wiechart, a fering from cancer and rais-
protect their communities, first-grade teacher at Franklin. ing money is a great way to
and these grants will provide “We’re going to have games do that, even if it’s just rais-
much-needed assistance for and activities set up at both ing enough money to pay for
the state’s hardworking fire Franklin and St. John’s dur- their gas as they go back and
departments,” Sen. Voinovich ing the relay and some on forth from the hospital for
said. “These funds will help Pierce Street, too.” their treatments.”
Ohio’s first responders carry The relay itself will take This is the Mini Relay’s
out their vital missions – pro- place along Pierce Street seventh year. The closing cer-
tecting and helping Ohioans.” where the walkers will take emonies will begin at 1:45
Funding has been awarded their laps. p.m. in the All Saints building
to two local organizations: “We’ll have presenters at St. John’s.
Lima Fire Department who will talk on everything “We’re hoping this relay
— $247,500; and Ottoville from cancer to nutrition- will be as great as past years’,”
Volunteer Fire Department — al topics,” Wiechart said. added Wiechart. “We’re hop-
$164,588. Both departments “Adults will enjoy these as ing for another day of good
will be purchasing new tankers.
well; they aren’t just for the weather and we hope every-
Recycle Saturday
File photo
kids.” one comes out to enjoy the
Even though the children of day with us.” Hundreds of students, teachers, parents and volunteers will participate in the annual
Delphos Project Recycle Delphos have the opportunity The rain date for the Mini Mini Relay for Life in Delphos Friday. Students from Jefferson and St. John’s will join
will be held from 9-11:30 to participate in the upcoming Relay is Tuesday. forces to help find a cure for cancer.

It’s My Job Library board mulls effect

a.m. Saturday at Delphos
Fuel and Wash north of
Double A Trailer Sales
on East Fifth Street.
Newspapers, phone books of Kindle on circulation
and aluminum cans need to be BY STACY TAFF Kindles in the future. We’re
in separate containers because The Delphos Herald a smaller library and we’re
they are stored on location having enough trouble deal-
and sold as a fundraiser for
the Girl Scouts and Squires. ing with our computers.
All other items are taken to DELPHOS — The “This is definitely a tech-
the Van Wert Recycle Center. Delphos Public Library nological age,” Mericle con-
Cardboard, magazines and Board of Trustees met in reg- tinued. “People will come
plastic shopping bags also ular session Wednesday and in here to do research and
need to be separated. All tin, addressed declining circula- they usually go right to the
plastic and glass contain- tion. computers. People rarely use
ers need to be rinsed clean. During her monthly report, books for that anymore unless
Labels can be left on items Library Director Nancy it’s required of them as part
and they can be co-mingled. Mericle noted the circulation of the assignment to get actu-
No window or plate numbers were down farther al book sources.”
glass, light bulbs, orna- this year than previous years. Another subject was
mental, Pyrex or cookware “The steady declines in the whether or not Ancestry.
glass will be accepted. past were perhaps due to all com, the library’s genealogy
Computers, etc., are the new technology available, program, was worth keeping.
also accepted but no with people moving away Previously, the library offered
monitors or TVs. from books,” she said. “But two, Ancestry and Heritage
it could also be due to our Quest, but due to financial

Sports Sara Berelsman photo

reduced hours.”
On the subject of new
technology, members of the
strain the board elected to
retain only one.
“We’ve kept track of how
TODAY (weather Zac Elwer works on a lawnmower at H.G. Violet Implement. Elwer is pairing his job board brought up points like many times the program has
permitting) with his education in diesel mechanics at UNOH. the advent of the Kindle, a been used over the past year.

Elwer pairs career with education

Sectional Baseball (5 p.m.) handheld electronic device It was used approximately
- DIVISION IV: At Perry: St. that allows one to download 100 times, not counting the
John’s vs. Perry; At Crestview: books and read them, and number of times it was used
Fort Jennings vs. Antwerp; At whether or not libraries will for staff purposes,” Mericle
Columbus Grove: Miller City offer related services. said. “Considering that’s the
vs. Kalida. BY SARA BERELSMAN see. I also service (change Throughout his career,
The Delphos Herald oil, check fluids, checking Elwer counted several expe- “I know there are some only program we offer, 100 is
Regular Season: New
Knoxville at Jefferson can- the operation and functions) riences that left indelible libraries who advertise some a pretty good number of uses.
celled. DELPHOS — “We tractors, semis, grain trail- impressions on him. things for Kindle. These are We also have people calling
Sectional Softball pledge to sell only the best ers and any other piece of “Some of the experi- mainly the bigger libraries, in from different places, ask-
- Division IV: At in agricultural, truck, indus- equipment we have.” ences that stand out in my the kind of libraries that can ing us to look things up for
Lincolnview: Crestview trial and outdoor power With a long to-do list job would have to be my afford to supply their patrons them, which is where the staff
vs. Ottoville, 5 p.m. equipment. Personal service on a regular basis, Elwer first year I started. We take with laptops in the building,” use comes in.”
Regular Season: and attention to detail are said sometimes the job can many different types of farm she said. “I would imagine The board elected to keep
Fort Recovery at our trademarks.” This is be very demanding, asking equipment and implements that more libraries will start paying the $954.72 required
Jefferson cancelled. the promise of H.G. Violet him to move from one job to to the local fairs and events. to offer books to download on to offer at the
Track and Field: NWC Equipment in Delphos and another very quickly with- I remember going over to Kindle or maybe even offer library.
at Spencerville, 4:15 Zac Elwer is there to help out finishing the first job, the Allen County Fair after
p.m.; Fort Jennings at fulfill that promise. then coming back to that it was all over and having to
Continental, 4:30 p.m. Elwer has worked at first job again later. Despite drive one of our McCormick
H.G. Violet for three years, the challenge that may occur 200XT Tractors, much larg-
Forecast repairing and servicing trac- all in a day’s work, Elwer er than I was used to, back
Mostly cloudy tors, combines, trucks, trail- was born to do the job. from Lima to Delphos, then
Friday with ers, lawn equipment and “I have had an agricul- going all the way over to
chance of other farm and highway tural/farming background Van Wert for their fair that
morning equipment. Elwer said he since I was born, working was coming up,” he said.
showers, decided to apply at H.G. on the farm and raising ani- “I remember this distinctly
storms. Partly Violet because he needed a mals — sheep and goats because it made me feel that
sunny afternoon; high in job to help earn some money — driving tractors and all my employer had a lot of
low 70s. See page 2. for college and to gain more kinds of various farm equip- confidence in me, allowing
experience in working on ment, doing such things as me to take a $300,000 piece
Index farm equipment, semis and making hay, bailing straw, of farm machinery from one
Obituaries 2 lawn equipment. plowing fields, harvesting county to another!”
State/Local 3 “I like the job best crops, etc.,” he said. Elwer said he has
Politics 4 because it gives me a lot While his background enjoyed his time thus far
Community 5 of skills,” Elwer declared. thoroughly educated and at H.G. Violet and that he
Sports 6-7
“Some of the duties and prepared him for his cur- plans on staying there to
requirements that I have rent place of employment, constantly contribute to the
Farm 8 at my job are working on Elwer said it also simulta- arsenal of intelligence he
Classifieds 10 lawn tractors, doing spring neously provided him with has created.
Television 11 services and many different endless fulfillment and “I am currently attend-
World briefs 12 various repairs. At times, enjoyment. ing the University of
I detail tractors, semis and “There honestly wouldn’t Northwestern Ohio for a
implements to be taken to be anything that would make degree in diesel mechanics Stacy Taff photo
sales, fairs or shows so they me want to quit my job,” he Theresa Thitoff researches in the genealogy room at the
look their best for others to added. See ELWER, page 3 Delphos Public Library.
2 – The Herald Thursday, May 13, 2010

For The Record

Joseph U. Kent
William Murray
The Daily
Eight Van Wert individu- uled for 8 a.m. May 19. the building when he broke
als indicted by the Van Wert Nathan D. Wappelhorst, into the building.
County Grand Jury were 28, Van Wert, one count of Judge Steele placed Frye July 26, 1961-May 12, 2010 DeWeese
arraigned in Common Pleas driving while under the influ- on two years of community Joseph U. Kent, 48, of Vol. 140 No. 280
Court before Judge Charles ence of alcohol, a felony of control, he must spend 60 Delphos, died at 12:46 p.m. Sept. 12, 1931 Nancy Spencer, editor
D. Steele on Wednesday the third degree, released on days on electronic monitored Wednesday at St. Rita’s April 30, 2010 Ray Geary, business manager
morning. a $5,000 unsecured personal house arrest and spend an Medical Center. Don Hemple,
surety bond with a pretrial additional 30 days in jail at He was born July 26, 1961, advertising manager
Bill Murray DeWeese, 78,
Jason L. Burton, 35, Van hearing scheduled for 8 a.m. a time to be determined by in Lima to Elmer and Carol Tiffany Brantley,
of Portland, Ore., and for- circulation manager
Wert, was indicted on receiv- May 19. his supervision officer. Frye (Miller) Kent. His father sur-
merly of Delphos, died April William Kohl,
ing stolen property, a felony Todd O Lacy, 43, Van was ordered to undergo a sub- vives in Delphos.
30 after several months of general manager/
of the fifth degree; and bur- Wert, one count of operating stance abuse assessment and His wife, Barbara Kent,
illness. Eagle Print
glary, a felony of the second a motor vehicle while under complete any programs rec- died in 2002.
He was born Sept. 12, The Daily Herald
degree. the influence, a felony of the ommended. Frye is to have no Other survivors include
1931, to Jean V. and Mildred (USPS 1525 8000) is published
According to a Van Wert fourth degree, with a specifi- contact with the victim and is daughters Heidi Pope, Emily
DeWeese. daily except Sundays and
City Police Department cation that within the last 20 to make restitution to the vic- Hipsher and Brooke Kent of
On May 15, 1952, he mar- Holidays.
investigation, Burton alleg- years he had pleaded guilty to tim in the amount of $144.92 Lima and Nichole Keit of
ried Mae Miller, who died in By carrier in Delphos and
edly entered a home at 660 or had been convicted of five by Oct. 1. Bossier City, La; sisters Laura area towns, or by rural motor
Thatcher Street in October or more similar offenses. Judge Steele also gave Frye Savage of Delphos, Penny route where available $2.09 per
Survivors include two sis-
2009, at which time a large Lacy could face a five-year an eight-month prison sentence Musser of Angola, Ind. and week. By mail in Allen, Van
ters, Suzanne (John) D’Ettorre
quantity of tools and other prison sentence and $10,000 but deferred the imposition of Julie Najarian and Cindy Allen Wert, or Putnam County, $105
and Emilie (James) Kanitz;
property was taken. fine. He was released on a the sentence pending the suc- of South Carolina; brother per year. Outside these counties
three children, Charles,
Burton entered a not guilty $5,000 personal surety bond cessful completion of the com- Don Kent of Angola; and $119 per year.
Richard and Kathleen; and
plea to both counts in the and was ordered not to oper- munity control program. grandchildren Kamren and Entered in the post office
several grandchildren and
indictment. Judge Steele ate any motor vehicle. A pre- Dalanie Pope, Gage, Chase in Delphos, Ohio 45833 as
released Burton on a $5,000 trial hearing has been sched- Change of Plea and Kaylee Hipsher, Kelly Periodicals, postage paid at
Mr. DeWeese grew up in
unsecured personal surety uled for 8 a.m. May 19. Hearings: and Nathan Priest, Landen Delphos, Ohio.
Delphos and graduated from No mail subscriptions will
bond that included him being Robert W. Adkins, 31, Keit and Brianna and Isabella
Staunton Military Academy be accepted in towns or villages
placed on electronic moni- Sentencing Hearings: Van Wert, Ohio entered a Bartlett.
in Staunton, Va., in 1949 and where The Daily Herald paper
tored house arrest. A pretrial Christopher Longstreth, guilty plea to two counts of He was also preceded in
studied at Ohio University in carriers or motor routes provide
hearing has been scheduled 35, and Lacy Longstreth, 26, breaking and entering. death by his sister, Angie
Athens He served in the U.S. daily home delivery for $2.09
for 8 a.m. May 19. of Paulding, were both placed According to a Van Wert Sprague.
Army and was stationed in per week.
Douglas D. Pruden, 36, on one year of community County Sheriff’s Department Mr. Kent was a construc-
Panama during the Korean 405 North Main St.
Van Wert, entered a not guilty control and charges of domes- investigation, Adkins alleg- tion worker who enjoyed
War. For many years, Bill TELEPHONE 695-0015
plea to a charge of aggravated tic violence, a misdemeanor edly broke into a building at working construction, fishing
had been associated with the Office Hours
burglary, a felony of the first of the first degree. the Woods Golf Course twice and especially spending time
Delphos Hardware Company. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
degree. Both Longstreaths’ were during 2008. with his grandchildren.
Interment of ashes will POSTMASTER:
A Van Wert City Police involved in an incident that Judge Steele ordered a pre- Funeral services begin at Send address changes
take place at Walnut Grove
Department investigation involved another family sentence investigation and 2 p.m. Saturday at Harter and to THE DAILY HERALD,
Cemetery at a later date.
alleges Pruden broke into a member. scheduled sentencing for 8 Schier Funeral Home, the Rev. 405 N. Main St.
Arrangements are by Harter
home of a former girlfriend Christopher and Lacy both a.m. June 30. David Howell officiating. Delphos, Ohio 45833
and Schier Funeral Home.
and violently assaulted her on received similar sentences Nathan C. Deam, 33, Van Friends may call from 5-8
p.m. Friday and for an hour
May 5.
If convicted of the charge,
of community control, must
spend 30 days on electronic
Wert, Ohio entered a plea
of guilty to Non-Support of prior to the service at the IN THE WORLD Scholars of the Day
Burden faces the possibility monitored house arrest, spend Dependents a felony of the funeral home. TODAY
of a 10-year prison sentence an additional 30 days in jail fifth degree. Preferred memorials are to
donor’s choice. By The Associated Press
and a $20,000 fine. at a time to be determined Deam then asked to be Today is Thursday, May
Burden was ordered held by their supervision officer, placed in the Diversion
13, the 133rd day of 2010.
in the Van Wert County Jail perform 200 hours of com- Program at which time he There are 232 days left in the
on a $10,000 cash bond along munity service, complete an was placed in the program for year.
with a $5,000 unsecured per- anger management program a one year period. SAWMILLER, Mary Today’s Highlight in
sonal surety bond. A pretrial and pay court costs. Stevie D. Morgan, 29, Van L., 86, of rural Spencerville, History:
hearing has been scheduled Judge Steele gave both of Wert, entered a plea of guilty funeral services begin at On May 13, 1940, in his
for 8 a.m. May 19. them a 180-day jail sentence to non-support of dependents, 10:30 a.m. Friday at Thomas first speech as prime minister
Jerry A. Dominique, but deferred the imposition of a felony of the fifth degree. E. Bayliff Funeral Home, the of Britain, Winston Churchill St. John’s Scholar of the
45, Van Wert, possession the jail sentence pending the Morgan then asked to Revs. Andrew J. Atkins and told Parliament, “I would say
Carey G. Knittle officiating. Day is Chris
of drugs, felony of the fifth successful completion of the be placed in the Diversion to the House, as I said to
degree, entered a not guilty community control program. Program at which time he was Burial will be at a later date in Goodwin.
those who have joined this Congratulations
plea, ordered held on a $5,000 Rafael A. Laverty, 28, placed in the program for a New Salem Cemetery south of government: I have nothing to
cash bond and $5,000 unse- Van Wert, was handed a one year period. Monticello. Friends may call Chris!
offer but blood, toil, tears and
cured personal surety bond. 12-month prison sentence from 5-8 p.m. today and for sweat.”
A pretrial hearing is set for on a charge of aggravated Treatment in Lieu of an hour prior to the service at Jefferson’s Scholar of the
On this date: Day is Brayden
8 a.m. May 19. assault, a felony of the fourth Conviction the funeral home. Memorials In 1607, English colonists
Jarad L. Caldwell, 23, degree. (Those persons enter- are to Monticello Church or Siefker.
arrived by ship at the site of
Van Wert, aggravated pos- According to a Van Wert ing the treatment in lieu of the Alzheimers Association, what became the Jamestown Congratulations
session of drugs, a felony of City Police Department conviction program enter a in care of the funeral home. settlement in Virginia (the Brayden!
the fifth degree, $25,000 cash investigation, Laverty, while intensive substance abuse colonists went ashore the next Students can pick up their
bond along with a $5,000
unsecured personal surety
intoxicated, used a 13-inch
butcher knife to assault one of
rehabilitation program that
lasts for at least a year. The WEATHER day).
In 1846, the United States
awards in their school offices.
bond. his brothers on Feb. 11. successful completion of the Delphos weather declared that a state of war
A pretrial hearing has been
scheduled for 8 a.m. May 19.
Judge Steele found that
Laverty was not amenable
rehab program enables them
to not have a criminal record. High temperature already existed with Mexico.
In 1917, three shepherd
Jimmie Vibbert, 40, Van to community control and They enter guilty pleas to the Wednesday in Delphos was 55
degrees, low was 48. Rainfall children near Fatima, Portugal, ST. RITA’S
Wert, two counts of domes- handed him the sentence with charge prior to being granted reported seeing a vision of the A girl was born May 12 to
tic violence, felonies of the credit for one day of time he the motion for treatment in was recorded at .18 inch. High
a year ago today was 67, low Virgin Mary. Jeff and Jamie Averesch of
fourth degree, not guilty plea served in the county jail. lieu, failure to successfully In 1918, the first U.S. air- Ottoville.
to both counts. Kelcey L. Frye, 19, complete the program results was 52. Record high for today
is 87, set in 1991. Record low mail stamps, featuring a pic- A boy was born May 12 to
Vibbert was ordered held Rockford, was placed on two in a conviction for the sub- ture of a Curtiss JN-4 biplane, Jarrod and Ashleigh DeLong
on a $5,000 cash bond along years of community control stance abuse offense). is 28, set I 1946.
were issued to the public. of Spencerville.
with a $5,000 unsecured per- on a charge of breaking and Travis Dudgeon, 30, WEATHER FORECAST (On a few of the stamps, the
sonal surety bond. A pretrial entering, a felony of the fifth Delphos, entered a guilty plea Tri-county biplane was inadvertently
hearing has been scheduled degree. to one count of possession of The Associated Press printed upside-down, making LOTTERY
for 8 a.m. May 19. According to a Van Wert heroin, a felony of the fifth them collector’s items.)
Samantha J. Lacy, 18, County Sheriff’s Department degree. TONIGHT: Showers and In 1954, President Dwight CLEVELAND (AP) —
Van Wert, one count of theft investigation, Frye allegedly Dudgeon then entered a thunderstorms likely. Some D. Eisenhower signed into These Ohio lotteries were
of drugs, a felony of the fourth broke into a farm building motion to enter a treatment thunderstorms may be severe law the St. Lawrence Seaway drawn Wednesday:
degree, not guilty plea. located on the Van Wert- in lieu of conviction program in the evening. Lows in the Development Act. The musi-
Released on a $5,000 unse- Mercer County Line Road in which was granted by Judge lower 60s. Southwest winds cal play “The Pajama Game” Classic Lotto
cured personal surety bond September 2009, stealing gas Steele. 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain opened on Broadway. 02-20-21-23-27-45
with a pretrial hearing sched- as well as causing damage to Dudgeon will be in this 70 percent. In 1958, Vice President Estimated jackpot: $1.3
program for a period of one FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy Richard Nixon and his wife, million
year and will be under the with a chance of showers and Pat, were spat upon and
Flowers On Fifth supervision of the Van Wert
County Adult Probation
thunderstorms in the morning
then partly sunny in the after-
their limousine battered by
rocks thrown by anti-U.S.
Mega Millions
Estimated jackpot: $31
940 E. Fifth St.
Delphos, OH 45833
Department. noon. Highs in the lower 70s. demonstrators in Caracas, million
Drake D. Hitchcock, 27, West winds 10 to 15 mph. Venezuela. Midday 3
(419) 692-6856 Van Wert, entered a guilty Chance of rain 40 percent. In 1981, Pope John Paul 1-8-0
pleas to a charge of posses- FRIDAY NIGHT: Mostly II was shot and seriously Midday 4
Known for Superior Customer Service sion of heroin and possession clear. Lows in the upper 40s. wounded in St. Peter’s Square 2-5-2-8
of drugs, both felonies of the West winds 10 to 15 mph. by Turkish assailant Mehmet Pick 3
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motion to enter a treatment sunny. Highs around 70. In 1985, a confronta- 0-2-0-8
“More than just a florist” in lieu of conviction program Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. tion between Philadelphia Powerball
which was granted by Judge SATURDAY NIGHT: authorities and the radical 37-51-52-53-58,
Steele. Mostly clear. Lows in the group MOVE ended as police Powerball: 38, Power Play: 2
See Us For All Your Hitchcock will be in this
program for a period of one
upper 40s.
SUNDAY: Partly sunny.
dropped a bomb onto the
group’s row house; 11 people,
Estimated jackpot: $97
year and will be under the Highs in the upper 60s. including founder John Africa, Rolling Cash 5
Party Supplies! supervision of the Van Wert
County Adult Probation
cloudy in the evening then
died in the resulting fire that
destroyed 61 homes.
Ten OH
Department. becoming mostly cloudy. Ten years ago: Explosions 01-08-21-26-32-36-38-42-
Graduation - First Communion - Any Occasion Lows around 50. at a fireworks warehouse in the 44-47-48-49-55-56-57-64-65-
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Wheat: $4.43 in the upper 60s. Chance of causing the blasts, but his con- 43-50-51-52-54-55-56-60-67-
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10 oz. styro cups 25 ct. pkg. 98¢ Doris Mullenhour
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If we could have a lifetime wish
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Luncheon napkins 12”x12” 500 ct. pkg $4.39 We’d pray to God with all our hearts
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Heavy cultery, 100 pkg. clear $6.95 A thousand words can’t bring you back
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Midwest Electric EarthTalk®

members donate $13K

infestation, a professional
steam carpet cleaning might
be your best bet. As for your

to local charities
pet, frequent soapy baths are
a great way to control fleas.
Pet bedding should also be
washed weekly in hot water.
Outside of the house—where
your pet romps and frolics—
• SOURCES Community keep your grass and shrub-
Network Services, Celina, bery clipped short to increase
$1,000 for the emergency dryness and sunlight, which
housing for homeless pro- inhibits fleas. Nematodes—
gram. all-natural non-chemical bio-
• ARC of Allen County, logical agents available at
$500 to help provide finan- most garden stores—will get
cial assistance to needy rid of fleas in problem areas
families seeking child- outdoors.
care while they look for Of course, all this dili-
employment. gent work might still not be
• Delphos Community Photo by Michael, courtesy Flickr enough to keep fleas at bay, so
Christmas, $500 to help you may need to turn to prod-
fund Christmas presents The Natural Resources Defense Council and other non- ucts formulated with essen-
for needy children. profit groups convinced the federal government to ban six tial oils that repel insects but
• St. Marys Public chemicals formerly common in flea collars, but two dan- do not harm pets or people.
Library, $300 to buy books gerous pesticides, tetrachlorvinphos and propoxur, are still Be sure to start with small
on seeking employment. used and are unsafe for humans and pets alike. doses and monitor pets and
• Franklin Township, family for allergic responses.
$250 to help buy supplies From the Editors of E/ Defense Council (NRDC) Another non-pesticide option
and give-aways for the The Environmental found that residue levels pro- is S-Methoprene, a so-called
upcoming Trail Day. Magazine duced by some flea collars Insect Growth Regulator
are 1,000 times higher than which halts the growth of
• Auglaize County 4-H chitin, the substance that cre-
Photos submitted Shooting Team, $250 to Dear EarthTalk: I’m which the U.S. Environmental
told that, despite improve- Protection Agency (EPA) ates an insect’s exoskeleton,
Teresa Bambauer, Midwest Electric Community buy ammunition and won’t harm humans or
ments in recent years, pes- considers safe for children
Connection Fund trustee, center, presents a $500 donation The Midwest Electric ticides in flea collars are pets. S-Methoprene is best
to be around. Previous cam-
to Avis Birkmeier, left, and Edna Fischer of the Delphos Community Connection still harmful to pets and paigning by NRDC and other used as a tool in preventing
Community Christmas program, to help buy presents for Fund is a voluntary charita- humans. Are there ways nonprofit groups convinced an extended infestation since
area children. ble program. Participating to minimize fleas without the federal government to adult insects are unaffected
members’ monthly elec- resorting to chemical con- ban six other dangerous pes- by it.
Members of Midwest District, $1,000 to upgrade tric bills are rounded up
Electric, Inc., recently lighting fixtures through- coctions? And is anything ticides formerly common in With the federal govern-
donated $13,375 to 15 out their headquarters. to the next dollar, with the being done to ban these flea collars, but tetrachlo- ment apparently uninterested
west-central Ohio charities • OSU Extension, additional pennies depos- dangerous products from rvinphos and propoxur are in banning tetrachlorvinphos
and community projects Wapakoneta, $1,000 to ited in the Fund. A Board store shelves? still wreaking havoc on the and propoxur from flea prod-
through the cooperative’s buy an office computer. of Trustees, composed of — Nancy Trouffant, environment and human and ucts, NRDC is taking the issue
Community Connection • Lima / Allen County cooperative members and Lancaster, PA pet health. straight to the people. Via
Fund. Since the program College Access Program, separate from the Midwest In light of these dan- its website,
began in 1998, the Midwest $1,000 for a scholarship Electric Board of Trustees, Americans spend some $1 gers, what’s a concerned pet users can customize a letter
Electric Community for a Midwest Electric oversees the application billion each year on products owner to do? For starters, to PETCO and PetSmart, the
Connection Fund has pro- member. and allocation process. designed to combat fleas. ditch the collar and buy a nation’s two largest pet sup-
vided $592,657 to 413 area Many of these products do flea comb. NRDC reports on ply retailers, asking them to
projects. their jobs handsomely, but its website stop selling products contain-
The recent Fund recipi- two of the most egregious that regular combing of a pet ing such dangerous chem-
ents include the following: chemicals widely used in flea can help reduce fleas while icals. And whether or not
• Lima Samaritan House, collars, tetrachlorvinphos and allowing owners to monitor these companies will heed
$2,200 to help make repairs propoxur, have been shown the extent of a given flea the call may well depend on
to their homeless shelter. to cause damage to our brains problem. Fleas caught in the consumer behavior, so the
• New Knoxville and nervous systems, and are comb should be drowned in more you buy safer alterna-
Washington Township Fire known human carcinogens. soapy water. Also, vacuum tives, the better.
Department, $1,300 to buy Residues containing these frequently to rid your carpets,
safety harnesses. chemicals can stay on a pet’s floors and crevices of fleas Send your environmental
• Putnam County fur—and whatever he or she and their eggs. Dispose of questions to: EarthTalk®,
Council on Aging, $1,075 rubs up against, including any used vacuum bags imme- c/o E – The Environmental
to buy power tools needed your rugs, furniture and chil- diately so fleas don’t escape Magazine, P.O. Box 5098,
by the chore services pro- dren—for weeks on end. and re-infest the room. Westport, CT 06881; earth-
gram to help build wheel- The Natural Resources In the case of an extreme

chair ramps and make
household repairs. Answer to Puzzle
• Grand Lake Restoration
Committee, $1,000 to help (Continued from page 1) Elwer said that the old B AM F O G L I V
fund the airy-gator equip- adage “if you find a job you O L E A I L S P I T A
ment to clean up the lake. and I am also thinking about love, you’ll never work a day N EW B L EU AMEN
• Big Brothers Big Sisters adding on agricultural diesel in your life,” rings true with
of Mercer, Auglaize, Van as well just to add on to my him.
Wert, $1,000 to buy a tele- field of knowledge that I will “The thing that drives me
vision needed for training ODE E T A NACHO
have. I see myself working the most to keep going with I S L E T A B S OA T
purposes. here for at least another five my job is because I enjoy I NA NE POS T
• Western Ohio to 10 years. I will work here
Educational Foundation Teresa Bambauer, Midwest Electric Community my job, helping others and NOF A T L UC
Connection Fund trustee, left, presents a $1,000 check to at H.G. Violet for a while just the fact that I am blessed L OA F A DOP T E E S
(Wright State University -
Lake Campus), $1,000 for Abby Balster, fundraising coordinator for Big Brothers after I get out of college,” enough to have a good job in A P S E L ENS CA L
he said. NA I L L UGE RDA
their Academic Excellence Big Sisters of Mercer, Auglaize and Van Wert counties. these times,” he added.
Scholarship program. The money will buy a television and related equipment for
• Southwest Mercer Fire training purposes.

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Oil rig evidence shows

lack of regulation
By JEFF DONN, H. Minerals Management MMS spokesman David
JOSEF HEBERT and Service in two to make safe- Smith confirmed Wednesday.
MITCH WEISS ty enforcement independent Government and industry
The Associated Press of the agency’s other main have been working to publish
function — collecting billions new guidelines later this year,
WASHINGTON — The in royalties from the drilling but they will be recommenda-
first firm evidence of what industry. tions, not mandates.
likely caused the disastrous But the events that unfold- Also today, a group of
Gulf of Mexico oil blowout ed in the hours before the Louisiana crab fishermen
— a devastating sequence of blowout on the Deepwater claimed in a lawsuit that
equipment failures — drives Horizon rig suggest that much Halliburton — with permis-
home a central unsettling point more will ultimately need to sion of well owner BP PLC
about America’s oil industry: be done on the regulatory and rig owner Transocean
key safety features at tens of front. — used a new quick-curing
thousands of U.S. offshore As the day of the catas- cement mix with nitrogen. It
rigs are barely regulated. trophe got under way on the supposedly generates more
Wednesday’s hearings by drilling platform 48 miles off heat than other recipes and
congressional and administra- Louisiana, workers were sta- could allow dangerous bursts
tion panels — in Washington bilizing the mile-deep explor- of methane gas to escape up

One Year Ago

down 2 percent and in Louisiana — laid out
a checklist of unseen break-
atory well to mothball until
the well.
According to the testimo-
• The 2009 Mini Relay for Life will follow the same basic
itinerary as past years and will bring together well over 1,000
from last year downs on largely unregulated
aspects of well safety that
Shortly after midnight, near-
ly 22 hours before the explo-
ny and other evidence that
has emerged this week, the
kids from Franklin, Landeck and St. John’s elementaries and WASHINGTON (AP) — appear to have contributed to sion, contractor Halliburton first sign of trouble came
both middle schools, encompassing grades K-8. This year’s Millions of Americans are the April 20 blowout: a leaky finished pumping cement into shortly before dawn. Workers
Mini Relay is the first to include the junior high. still likely to lose their homes cement job, a loose hydraulic the well. Heavy cement is used pumped out heavy drilling
in the coming years, but the fitting, a dead battery. to fill gaps around the drill fluid for a negative pressure
25 Years Ago — 1985 foreclosure crisis is finally The trail of problems high- piping and block any surge of test to make sure underground
• Eighteen Delphos and area people became professional showing signs of subsiding. lights the reality that, even as natural gas or oil. gas couldn’t seep into the
clowns following certification at Spencerville Veterans of The number of households the U.S. does more deepwater As part of the planned rou- well. That test failed: it meant
Foreign Wars hall. The clown lessons and certification was a facing foreclosure in April offshore drilling in a quest tine, the workers next capped the well might be leaking.
program instituted by the VFW in conjunction with Spencerville fell 2 percent from a year for domestic oil, some key the drill pipe with the first of Another test was run. It too
post’s annual holiday programs for children. The courses were ago, the first annual decline safety components are left multiple cement plugs. The failed.
approved by Wright State University under instruction of Art in five years, RealtyTrac Inc. almost entirely to the discre- plugs are meant to stop any Workers debated what
and Mildred Munroe. said today. tion of the companies doing upsurge of gas or oil inside to do next. They eventually
• The Scotts Crossing School in 1929-30 was taught by But the data aren’t all the work. the piping. decided to resume work.
Lenore Strayer. The school included Warren Gilden, Gail Foust, sunny. While the number of It remains unclear what, The cement and metal cas- Further reducing protec-
Robert Foust, Robert Mullenhour, Norma Jean Leist, Mildred new delinquencies is drop- if anything, Congress or the ing along well walls were tion from a blowout, heavy
Seifker, Helen Foust, Eloise Redd, Carol Mae Prine, Martha ping, the number of borrow- Obama administration may then checked. Positive pres- drilling fluid was pumped out
Alice Prine, Annabell Mericle, Hope Fosnaught, Martha Jean ers losing their homes is still do to address these regulatory sure tests indicated they were of a pipe rising to the sur-
Branson, Annabell Miller, Arlene Leist, Dalton Smithy, Donald rising. Banks seized a record deficiencies. sound. face from the wellhead. It was
Foust, Wayne Prine, Betty Smithy, Beatrice Miller, Melba 92,000 homes last month. So far, Interior Secretary But there are no federal replaced with lighter seawater
Leist, Donelda Smithy, Lenore Strayer, Woodrow Mullenhour, And there are millions Ken Salazar has proposed standards for the makeup in preparation for placing the
Blaine Foust and Dwight Foust. more potential foreclosures splitting his department’s of the crucial cement filler, last cement plug.

Obama: Afghan war will

• St. John’s High School held its May crowning ceremonies ahead. Nearly 7.4 million
honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary. The coronation was done
borrowers, or 12 percent of
by senior society president Tami Harpster and junior president-
all households with a mort-

worsen before it improves

elect Dave Vasquez. Senior members of the court of honor
were Diana Backus, Mitch Markward, Jill Etgen, Joe Wrasman, gage, had missed at least
Tamie Harpster, Dave Vasquez, Janet Wrasman, Russ Pohlman, one month of payments or
Kim Hiett and Scott Schnipke. were in foreclosure as of
March, according to Lender
By ANNE GEARAN tration over management of a few killers slip away if it
50 Years Ago — 1960 Processing Services Inc., a The Associated Press the war and about fraud alle- means saving civilian lives.
• Delphos Rotarians enjoyed a real treat at their weekly mortgage data research firm. gations surrounding Karzai’s Insurgents often hide among
meeting at NuMaude’s Restaurant when Jim Buchholtz, the RealtyTrac, a foreclosure WASHINGTON — The re-election last year. Both civilians, taking over homes
only Delphos member of “The Baker Street Irregulars,” was listing firm in Irvine, Calif., war in Afghanistan will get leaders said disagreements or using refuge provided will-
guest speaker. As is his mother, Mrs. Herman Buchholtz, Jim reported that nearly 334,000 worse before it gets better, are normal with so much at ingly by sympathizers. Obama
is an authority on Sherlock Holmes, the fictional master detec- households, or one in every President Barack Obama stake. accepted McChrystal’s argu-
tive created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Membership in “The 387 homes, received a warned on Wednesday, but “There are moments when ment that either way, killing
Irregulars” is international and limited to 60, Buchholtz is a foreclosure-related notice he declared his plan to begin we speak frankly to each the other people in a house
member and there is a large waiting list as new members can be in April. That was down withdrawing U.S. forces next other, and that frankness will only breeds resentment and
added only as vacancies occur. Many of the literally great are more than 9 percent from year remains on track. only contribute to the strength makes it harder to argue that
included in its membership. Jim’s name in “The Irregulars” is March. Standing alongside Afghan of the relationship,” Karzai the U.S.-backed government
“James Stanger of the Herald.” Economic woes, such as President Hamid Karzai, said with a smile. in Kabul is on their side.
unemployment or reduced Obama said, “What I’ve tried The United States has “After all it’s the Afghan
75 Years Ago — 1935 income, are the main cata- to emphasize is the fact that taken “extraordinary mea- people we are working to
• Mother’s Day observance held in Delphos by Eagles lodges lysts for foreclosures this there is going to be some hard sures” to avoid civilian deaths protect from the Taliban,”
of the 17th District, with the Delphos Eagles as hosts was most year. Initially, lax lending fighting over the next several in the war, Obama said, a nod Obama said.
enjoyable and successful. A beautiful basket of flowers was standards were the culprit, but months.” The two leaders to Karzai’s loud complaints In announcing a major
presented to Mary Deffenbaugh, Rimer, as the oldest mother of homeowners with good credit spoke at a White House news last year that U.S. airstrikes expansion of the war last
a member present. Mrs. Groves, south of Delphos, was awarded who took out conventional, conference as U.S.-led forces were killing innocents and year — one that will bring
a similar basket as the oldest non-Eagles mother present. fixed-rate loans are now the in Afghanistan prepare to making enemies of those who a record 98,000 U.S. forces
• A Delphos young man was to be ordained to the priesthood fastest growing group of fore- push hard into the Taliban’s might be friends. to Afghanistan by the end of
of the Catholic Church on May 26. Rev. Adrian Brandehoff, son closures. birthplace in Kandahar prov- “I do not want civilians this summer — Obama also
of Mrs. Anna Brandehoff, East Third Street, would be elevated As the economy turns ince in June. The campaign killed,” Obama said, adding said he would begin bring-
to priesthood of the Catholic Church. On June 2 he will celebrate around, “you will see an for Kandahar, already under that he is ultimately account- ing some forces home in July
his first Solemn High Mass at St. John’s Church in this city. improvement in housing way in districts outside the able when they are. 2011. The date was meant
• Two changes were made in the program to be presented at markets and in foreclosure city, is expected to be among Heavy restrictions on to reassure Pakistan and
Jefferson auditorium to raise funds to send the Jefferson orches- activity,” said Rick Sharga, a the bloodiest of the nearly when U.S. warplanes can Obama’s anti-war supporters
tra to the national music contest at Madison, Wisconsin. Lois RealtyTrac senior vice presi- 9-year-old war. fire at suspected militants are at home that the war was
Long was to play a solo, “The Message.” A saxophone quartet dent. “The problem is that “There is no denying the among the changes to war not open-ended. It was also
would take the place of the woodwind quartet. This quartet, there’s such a backlog right progress,” Obama said. “Nor, policy installed by the gen- intended as a signal to Karzai
composed of Frances Jones, Clark Thompson, Idabell Cross now.” however, can we deny the eral Obama sent last year to that the United States expect-
and Gene Hoverman, would play “Marche Militaire.” Lenders are offering a very serious challenges still turn around the war. ed something for its com-
variety of programs to help facing Afghanistan.” Gen. Stanley McChrystal, mitment, namely progress in
homeowners modify their Karzai’s warm White facing Obama and Karzai in establishing a real working
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR loans, but their success rates
vary. Hundreds of thousands
House welcome followed
months of sniping and frus-
the front row Wednesday,
has said he is willing to let
government and attacking
endemic corruption.
The Delphos Herald welcomes letters to the editor. Letters of homeowners can’t qualify
should be no more than 400 words. The newspaper reserves or fall back into default.
the right to edit content for length, clarity and grammar. Letters The Obama administration
Kagan makes rounds on Capitol Hill
concerning private matters will not be published. is managing a $75 billion pro- By JULIE HIRSCHFELD responded “that she would be policies,” McConnell said.
Failure to supply a full name, home address and daytime gram that so far has helped DAVIS faithful to the law,” Sessions “Americans want to know
phone number will slow the verification process and delay pub- about 231,000 homeowners The Associated Press said, “but of course every that Ms. Kagan will be inde-
lication. with permanent reductions to nominee says that. Some of pendent, that she won’t pre-
Letters can be mailed to The Delphos Herald, 405 N. Main their monthly mortgage bills. WASHINGTON — our most activist judges have judge cases based on her
St., Delphos, Ohio 45833, faxed to 419-692-7704 or e-mailed That’s about 20 percent of the Supreme Court nominee said that.” personal opinions, that she’ll
to Authors should clearly state 1.2 million borrowers who Elena Kagan defended her- The exchange came on a treat every one equally, as the
they want the message published as a letter to the editor. Anon- started the program over the self Wednesday against day when senators in both judicial oath requires.”
ymous letters will not be printed. past year. Republican doubts about her parties promised a fair con- Kagan said little publicly
Foreclosed homes are fitness to be a justice as she firmation process for Kagan, Wednesday as reporters and
typically sold at steep dis- met for the first time with and Senate Majority Leader photographers trailed her
Moderately confused counts, lowering the value of
surrounding properties. Cities
senators who hold the key to
her confirmation.
Harry Reid, D-Nev., pledged
as he welcomed her to the
through the Capitol and sena-
tors’ office buildings, shut-
lose property tax dollars from Mostly mum in public as Capitol to make it “as smooth tling from meeting to closely
homes that sit empty and she made the rounds on Capitol as possible.” Barring a sur- watched meeting.
lower property values. Hill, Kagan sought during a prise, Kagan is likely to be “Haven’t I seen you some-
Among states, Nevada series of private meetings to confirmed this summer by place before?,” she joked with
posted the highest foreclo- beat back GOP suggestions a Senate where Democrats reporters as she entered her
sure rate in April, with one in that she’d be a liberal rubber have more than enough votes eighth and final meeting of
every 69 households receiv- stamp for President Obama, to prevail and Republicans the day, with Sen. Dianne
ing a foreclosure notice. who named her Monday to are showing little appetite for Feinstein, D-Calif., a Judiciary
Foreclosures there were up succeed retiring Justice John a Supreme Court show- Committee member.
Paul Stevens. down. “Everybody’s been very
10 percent from March, but “She’s been politically Still, the debate is virtually gracious,” she said.
unchanged from a year ear- active throughout her life, certain to become a forum for Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.,
lier. Next on the list were she’s identified with the the two parties to battle over Judiciary Committee chair-
Arizona, Florida, California American liberal position, the direction of the court and man, said Kagan will get “a
and Michigan. she clerked for two activ- hot-button legal issues from fair hearing.”
Las Vegas continued to ist judges,” said Sen. Jeff abortion to political speech. “I will guarantee that all
be the city with the nation’s Sessions of Alabama, Sen. Mitch McConnell of Democratic senators and all
highest foreclosure rate, but the top Republican on the Kentucky, the Republican Republican senators are able
activity there was down 3 Judiciary panel that will hold leader, said before visiting to ask all relevant questions,
percent from a year earlier. hearings on Kagan’s nomina- with her that Kagan must and I’m sure she’ll answer
And in another sign that the tion. prove that her current post them,” he said after their
problem is receding, nine Sessions said he asked on Obama’s team wouldn’t visit.
out of the top 10 cities with Kagan during a lengthy meet- skew her rulings to favor his And he suggested the for-
the highest foreclosure rates ing whether she understood policies. mer Harvard Law School dean
have posted annual declines. she might be called upon “It’s my hope that the could be a welcome counter-
The exception was Reno, as a justice to issue rulings Obama administration doesn’t balance to what he called an
Nev., where foreclosures that might disappoint her think the ideal Supreme “activist conservative major-
were up 16 percent from a “fans and supporters.” The Court nominee is someone ity” that currently dominates
year ago. 50-year-old solicitor general who would rubber stamp its the high court. Thursday, May 13, 2010 The Herald – 5

MAY 13-15
THURSDAY: Sharon Schroeder, Bea Miller, Janet Kroeger,
Marge Koester, Mary Lou Schulte and Carolyn Paul.
FRIDAY: Judy Kundert, Delores Gerker, Sue Vasquez and
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5-7 p.m. — The Interfaith BY BECKY HIRN National Bison Range in as a hot tub be deadly? The
Thrift Shop is open for shop-
Moiese, Montana, we were
Of all the wild and well-versed in bison his-
amazing part to me is that
the opportunity to see this
8 p.m. — American Legion remote places tory and behavior. earth-changing spectacle
Post 268, 415 N. State St. WEEK OF MAY 17-21
we’ve visited, I We saw herds of in action is actually pretty MONDAY: Roast beef with gravy, mashed potatoes, wax
still can’t imagine 50 or more graz- rare. beans, apricots, white or wheat dinner roll, margarine, pud-
FRIDAY being dropped in ing the rolling Two-thirds of the ding, coffee and 2% milk.
7:30 a.m. — Delphos the wilderness as in hills. We kept our world’s geysers are con-
Optimist Club, A&W Drive- the Discovery tele- TUESDAY: Hot shaved turkey on white or wheat bun,
distance, though, centrated in Yellowstone. homemade veggie soup with crackers, warm peach crisp, grape
In, 924 E. Fifth St. vision show “Man because you don’t Over millions of years, juice, coffee and 2% milk.
11:30 a.m. — Mealsite vs. Wild.” I also want to end up in the area became the geo-
at Delphos Senior Citizen WEDNESDAY: Sausage gravy over biscuits and sausage
can’t see myself in a stampede. The logical perfect storm of links, hashbrowns, fried apples, tomato juice, coffee and 2%
Center, 301 Suthoff Street.
1-4:30 p.m. — Interfaith the primeval world best bison surviv- volcanic activity, shifting milk.
Thrift Store is open for shop- of woolly mam- al advice: stay at tectonic plates, high-eleva- THURSDAY: Pizza burger on white or wheat bun, scal-
ping. moths and saber least 75-feet away tion mountains and glacial loped potatoes, mixed veggies, plums, angel food cake, coffee
tooth tigers as in Hirn because they’re ice. And here we get this and 2% milk.
SATURDAY the books I’m cur- unpredictable and extraordinary peek into the FRIDAY: Turkey Tetrazini, peas, hot beats, grapes, white
9-11:30 a.m.— Delphos rently reading, Jane Auel’s powerful. history of the earth. or wheat dinner roll, margarine, coffee and 2% milk.
Project Recycle at Delphos Earth’s Children series. It wasn’t until So it’s no wonder
Fuel and Wash. While I’m intrigued by the Yellowstone National Park humans are so attracted
9 a.m. to noon — Interfaith untamed, I just wouldn’t that we got a close look at to wild things. We rec-
Thrift Store is open for shop- survive. a lot of wild things. Pulling ognize our own primal
ping. I often read the cau- into our campground, a behaviors in animals. We
St. Vincent DePaul Society, tion signs regarding native bison walked right in from see the wild in ourselves
Happy Birthday
located at the east edge of the wildlife and the brochures of the RV. We watched elk, and it awakens our natural
St. John’s High School park- detailing which animals moose and coyotes. The instincts. Maybe it feels
ing lot, is open. The facil- are present. I periodi- wild was everywhere. While like, evolutionarily speak- May 14
ity can also be opened by cally review the advice driving the park roads, if we ing, we came from them. Teresa Sherrick
appointment by calling John given in the “Worst Case saw a car stopped ahead, it Or perhaps watching the Weston Brinkman
Trentman at 419-692-7185. Scenario” books. I’ve was almost always animal earth bubble at this volca-
7 p.m. — Bingo at St. learned that during a bear related. Once we got stuck nic level, under such pre-
John’s Little Theatre. attack, I should play dead in a traffic jam because a cise circumstances, we can
and cover my head. To wolf was sauntering along see that having human life
SUNDAY outrun an alligator, I need Yellowstone River. and the ability to think and
8-11:30 a.m. — Knights to run in a zigzag pattern. Animals weren’t the only use thumbs is a perfect
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The Associated Press Bynum, LAL 10 27 62 89 8.9
Celtics took the long way here
Playoffs/Through Wednesday Assists By CHRIS FORSBERG Quicken Loans Arena, its in which the Cavaliers won different nights.”
Scoring Rondo, BOS
10 110 11.0 fourth visit of the year, and Games 1 and 3 and Boston On Tuesday, the Celtics
G FG FT PTS AVG Williams, UTA 10 102 10.2 throttled the Cavaliers 120- rallied back in Games 2 and were the definition of a team.
Wade, MIA 5 62 27 166 33.2 Nash, PHX 10 90 9.0 CLEVELAND — The 88 in Game 5 of this Eastern 4, Cleveland seemed poised For all the hoopla that sur-
Anthony, DEN
James, CLE
James, CLE
Rose, CHI
10 74 7.4
5 36 7.2 Boston Celtics began the Conference semifinal series. to rise up again Tuesday. rounded Rajon Rondo after
Bryant, LAL 10 95 64 269 26.9 Kidd, DAL 6 42 7.0 2009-10 season here at Suddenly, the Celtics are up Instead, Boston chased his triple-double performance
Rose, CHI 5 57 18 134 26.8 Wade, MIA 5 34 6.8 Quicken Loans Arena 197 3-2 with all the momentum as the Cavs straight off their in Sunday’s Game 4 win and
Nowitzki, DAL
Durant, OKC
Billups, DEN
Westbrook, OKC
6 38 6.3
6 36 6.0 days ago with champi- the series shifts back to own playground. The Celtics whether the Big Three had
Williams, UTA 10 67 89 243 24.3 Ginobili, SAN 10 60 6.0 onship aspirations that Boston. After 197 days, limited James to a mere 15 passed the torch to him, it
Richardson, PHX 10 77 31 219 21.9 ---- only escalated after it looks like they might points on 3-of-14 shooting became clear Tuesday night
Team Offense
Stoudemire, PHX
Nelson, ORL
20.5 G Pts Avg topping the revamped finally have put it all over nearly 42 minutes of that, for the Celtics to play
Westbrook, OKC 6 43 32 123 20.5 Denver 6 656 109.3 Cleveland Cavaliers together. action. In possibly the big- at a championship level, it’s
Billups, DEN 6 37 37 122 20.3 Utah 10 1071 107.1 on their home court on They certainly did gest and most defining game going to have to be a torch
Gasol, LAL
Boozer, UTA
101.7 opening night. Tuesday. of James’ career -- not to relay -- something straight out
Butler, DAL 6 43 25 118 19.7 L.A. Lakers 10 1010 101.0 Said Celtics captain From a stifling defense mention, potentially his last of the Olympic playbook.
Ginobili, SAN 10 58 58 194 19.4 Orlando 8 808 101.0 Paul Pierce at the time: that showed shades of the in Cleveland -- they made At times, Boston played like
Aldridge, POR
Duncan, SAN
97.0 “We just carry on, han- 2008 championship sea- the league’s 2-time MVP look a Dream Team. The Celtics
Deng, CHI 5 37 19 94 18.8 San Antonio 10 961 96.1 dle our business and son and left Cleveland supremely mortal, particularly held Cleveland to without a
Oklahoma City 6 563 93.8 understand we have fans booing James, to after he didn’t register a single field goal for nearly an eight-
FG Percentage
one goal in mind.” an unselfish offense that field goal in the first half. minute stretch in the second
Portland 6 558 93.0
FG FGA PCT Dallas 6 557 92.8
Howard, ORL 40 59 .678 Milwaukee 7 630 90.0 The Celtics never put six players in double Five of the six Celtics quarter, embarking on a 16-0
Thomas, CHA 15 24 .625 Atlanta 11 984 89.5 wavered from that goal over figures, to consistent play that who landed in double figures run that turned an 8-point defi-
the past 28 weeks, even as avoided the second-half col- matched or topped James’ cit into a 37-29 lead.
Millsap, UTA 70 122 .574 Miami 5 438 87.6
Bynum, LAL 44 78 .564 Charlotte 4 342 85.5
Gasol, LAL 75 133 .564 Team Defense their season played out like lapses that littered the regular output for the night overall. That advantage snow-
Wade, MIA 62 110 .564 G Pts Avg a roller coaster, rising behind season, the Celtics displayed The Celtics looked like balled in the third quarter
a 23-5 start that culminated an effort that may have made a 12-man juggernaut; the when, fueled by second-
Nowitzki, DAL 58 106 .547 Orlando 8 670 83.8
Lewis, ORL 47 87 .540 Boston 10 924 92.4
Garnett, BOS 65 122 .533 Dallas 6 560 93.3 with a Christmas Day victory everyone outside the Boston Cavaliers looked like a team chance opportunities, Allen
Boozer, UTA 89 168 .530 Milwaukee 7 656 93.7 over Orlando, then plummet- locker room realize this team waiting for a player to rescue drilled a pair of 3-pointers for
ing out of control as Boston is capable of doing what it had them. It didn’t happen. a 12-2 burst that helped push
Charlotte 4 379 94.8
Rebounds Oklahoma City 6 573 95.5
G OFF DEF TOT AVG Miami 5 479 95.8 battled injuries and inconsis- said it planned to do all along. It might not moving for- the lead above 20 before the
Boozer, UTA 10 33 99 132 13.2 Phoenix 10 959 95.9 tencies in the new year. One season after their ward. end of the frame.
Seeded fourth in the injury-detoured hopes of “That’s the beauty of our Even King James admit-
Gasol, LAL 10 42 89 131 13.1 Atlanta 11 1059 96.3
Noah, CHI 5 20 45 65 13.0 L.A. Lakers 10 971 97.1
Howard, ORL 8 22 68 90 11.3 Cleveland 10 994 99.4 Eastern Conference play- defending their NBA title team, it’s what makes us so ted the Celtics played like
Camby, POR 6 16 44 60 10.0 San Antonio 10 995 99.5 offs, hardly anyone gave the were dashed in a 7-game loss dangerous,” said Pierce. “You royalty.
Celtics a chance of getting to the Magic in the East semi- look at Cleveland, you know “The Big Three had it
Duncan, SAN 10 30 69 99 9.9 Portland 6 620 103.3
Horford, ATL 11 28 71 99 9.0 Chicago 5 531 106.2
Wallace, CHA 4 2 34 36 9.0 Utah 10 1093 109.3 past LeBron James and the finals, the Celtics stand one you gotta stop LeBron. With going consistently,” said
Jos. Smith, ATL 11 37 62 99 9.0 Denver 6 663 110.5 top-seeded Cavaliers. victory away from the right us, it’s any number of guys. James. “That’s what Hall-

For the past 6 1/2 months, to battle Orlando for a spot We’ve got four or five guys of-Famers do. When a guy
the Celtics have had their eyes in this year’s championship who can lead us in scoring goes to the bench, those guys
on that final prize but rarely bout. in me, [Rajon] Rondo, Ray stepped it up. Those guys

The Associated Press

LEADERS looked like a team capable of
reaching it.
Then on Tuesday night,
The only thing more shock-
ing than the position Boston
finds itself in is how the team
[Allen], [Kevin Garnett] and
[Rasheed] Wallace. That’s
why we’re so dangerous; dif-
were great tonight. All three
of them and then Rondo did
what he had to do in the sec-
Playoffs/ Through Wednesday Boston stormed back into got here. In a seesaw series ferent guys are stepping up on ond half.”

Bailey, Reds shut down Pirates again 5-0

Jonathan Toews, Chi 12 6 14 20
Sidney Crosby, Pit 13 6 13 19
Michael Cammalleri, Mon 14 12 6 18 The Associated Press “(Catcher Ryan Hanigan) the Pirates made them out to those guys threw back-to-back
Johan Franzen, Det 12 6 12 18
Mike Richards, Phi 11 5 11 16 did an outstanding job behind look better than they are. games,” Votto said. “Homer did
Joe Pavelski, SJ 11 9 6 15 PITTSBURGH — Homer the plate. We just kind of “We’re just missing some pretty good carrying us all day,
Mikael Samuelsson, Van 12 8 7 15 Bailey became the latest worked together the whole pitches,” he said. “And getting like Johnny did last night.”
Patrick Kane, Chi 12 7 8 15 Cincinnati starter to play a time. I just sit there and throw pitches to hit and not doing any- Ranked 28th in the majors
Henrik Zetterberg, Det 12 7 8 15 simple game of pitch-and- the damn thing to the glove. thing with them. I feel like we in batting average entering the
Daniel Sedin, Van 12 5 9 14 catch against the Pittsburgh It’s that easy, right?” just start giving at-bats away.” game, Pittsburgh was shut out
Patrick Sharp, Chi 12 5 9 14 Pirates. Bailey (1-2) needed Joey Votto and Drew for the fifth time in 34 games
Henrik Sedin, Van 12 3 11 14 Bailey threw a 4-hit- only 90 pitches — 73 Stubbs homered and Brandon this season.
Danny Briere, Phi 11 6 7 13 ter without walking for strikes — to close Phillips added two hits for “Get some hits,” Pirates
Pavel Datsyuk, Det 12 6 7 13 anyone Wednesday, out the Reds’ fifth the Reds, who outscored the manager John Russell replied
Brian Gionta, Mon 14 7 5 12 leading the Reds over straight win. Pirates 16-1 in the series. when asked how his team can
Pittsburgh 5-0 for a Pittsburgh accounted Bailey won for the first get more offense. “That’s about

3-game sweep. for only one run and time this season and improved all we can do. Somebody’s got
Bailey followed Johnny 10 hits in the series. Just like to 5-0 lifetime against the to start getting some hits.
Cueto’s one-hit gem at PNC Cueto, Bailey took advantage Pirates, including 3-0 at PNC “You throw 90 pitches and
The Associated Press Hershey, 7 p.m. Park on Tuesday. The Reds of the aggressive Pirates bat- Park. A day earlier, Cueto only (17) balls... (Bailey) was
International Hockey League Monday’s Game: Hershey at became the first team in the ters, not going to a single 3-ball threw 103 pitches in his first efficient... Not taking anything
TURNER CUP FINALS Manchester, 7 p.m. majors in nearly 10 years to count and throwing more than career complete game. away from him. He pitched a
(Best-of-7) Tuesday’s Game: Hershey at pitch back-to-back, complete- four pitches to a single batter “That as well-pitched two good game. But there’s just
Fort Wayne 2, Flint 1 Manchester, 7 p.m.
Saturday’s Result: Fort Wayne x-Thursday, May 20: Hershey at game shutouts without a walk just six times. days as I’ve seen pitched in nobody swinging the bat very
3, Flint 2 Manchester, 7 p.m. — Oakland’s Tim Hudson and Twenty-two of Bailey’s a long time,” Reds manager well at all right now.”
Monday’s Result: Fort Wayne 2, x-Saturday, May 22: Manchester Barry Zito did it on Sept. 9-10, first 23 pitches were strikes. Dusty Baker said. “That was Votto homered in the first
Flint 1 at Hershey, 7 p.m. 2000, against Tampa Bay, The longest at-bat of the game? epitome of pitch conservation for the third time in his last five
Wednesday’s Result: Flint 7, Fort x-Sunday, May 23: Manchester at according to STATS LLC. Opposing pitcher Zach Duke right there.” games, his eighth of the season.
Wayne 6, OT, Fort Wayne leads Hershey, 5 p.m.
series 2-1 “That’s my first complete drawing eight pitches before The Reds got consecu- Stubbs’ homer, his third,
Friday’s Game: Fort Wayne at WESTERN CONFERENCE game as a pro and I didn’t even striking out in the third. tive complete-game shutouts was a solo shot in the fourth.
Flint, 7:00 p.m. Hamilton vs. Texas know how many pitches I had,” Pittsburgh’s Garrett Jones, for the first time since June Notes: Pirates SS Ronny Cedeno
Saturday’s Game: Flint at Fort Friday’s Game: Texas at Hamilton, said Bailey, who struck out six. who had two of the four hits 9-10, 1989, when Jose Rijo was not in the lineup because of a
Wayne, 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. “All of a sudden I looked up and the only extra-base hit and Tom Browning did it at bruised right wrist. ... On April 21-22,
Milwaukee also shut out the Pirates.
X-Monday’s Game: Fort Wayne Sunday’s Game: Texas at
at Flint, 7:00 p.m. Hamilton, 2 p.m. and thought, ‘Oh, I’m in the Wednesday, gave credit to Dodger Stadium. The Brewers outscored Pittsburgh 36-1
X-Wednesday’s Game: Flint at Wednesday’s Game: Hamilton at ninth now. Cool’. Cincinnati’s pitchers but said “It’s unbelievable the way in that series.

Fort Wayne, 7:30 p.m. Texas, 8:30 p.m.
----- Friday, May 21: Hamilton at
American Hockey League Texas, 8:30 p.m.
CONFERENCE FINALS x-Saturday, May 22: Hamilton at
EASTERN CONFERENCE Texas, 8 p.m. The Associated Press header. seven innings. He gave up two runs on pitched into the seventh inning to win
Hershey 1, Manchester 0 x-Monday, May 24: Texas at AL Hughes (5-0) struck out eight. Joba five hits and a walk. his third straight decision and the Rays
Wednesday’s Result: Hershey 4, Hamilton, 7:30 p.m. DETROIT — Phil Hughes was sharp Chamberlain pitched the eighth and Alex Rodriguez’s 2-out single in the scored twice on passed balls by backup
Manchester 2 x-Wednesday, May 26: Texas at for seven innings and the New York Mariano Rivera closed the game. first scored Brett Gardner, who singled catcher Ryan Budde in a victory over
Saturday’s Game: Manchester at Hamilton, 7:30 p.m. Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 8-0 Jeremy Bonderman (1-2) struck out and stole his 16th base this season. the Angels.
Wednesday to split a day-night double- a season-best seven in a season-long Mark Teixeira’s 2-out single in the third Price (5-1) allowed three runs and

brought home Derek Jeter, who walked seven hits in 6 1/3 innings. The left-hand-
and stole second. er struck out six and walked three.
Detroit won the opener 2-0 thanks to Rafael Soriano, the sixth Tampa Bay
pitcher Rick Porcello and a 2-run sixth. pitcher, threw a perfect ninth for his ninth
Blue Jays 3, Red Sox 2 straight save.
The Associated Press performance-enhancer. Williams had looked out ed with more money and more BOSTON — Shaun Marcum pitched Jered Weaver (4-2) had a career-
GOLF In the revote, Cushing of form in a marathon match time to get the Hurricanes back two-hit ball for seven shutout innings high 12 strikeouts in seven innings but
ORLANDO, Fla. — Tiger finished five votes ahead of against Vera Dushevina on into the national championship and Travis Snider homered, doubled was charged with four runs — one earned
and drove in all three runs, helping the — and six hits.
Woods revealed tests showed Buffalo S Jairus Byrd. Green Tuesday, which lasted 3 hours, picture. Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Ben Zobrist hit an RBI double for
an inflamed neck joint that Bay LB Clay Matthews III 26 minutes. It was the longest Shannon has signed a Sox. the Rays.
causes pain and makes it hard got 12, Washington LB Brian match of her career. new 4-year contract from his Toronto had lost its previous five games Orioles 5, Mariners 2
to turn his head, an injury that Orakpo earned three votes and In the men’s draw, alma mater, the university against Boston this season. The Blue Jays BALTIMORE — Brad Bergesen took
will require little more than med- St. Louis LB James Laurinaitis second-seeded Rafael Nadal announced, ending a back-and- closed a 10-game road trip at 7-3. a 3-hitter into the eighth inning, Luke
icine, massages and rest. got one. advanced to the third round forth negotiating process that Marcum (2-1) allowed just two singles Scott homered and scored twice and the
Woods had an MRI that BASEBALL with a 6-4, 6-3 win against began more than a year ago. to David Ortiz, struck out six and walked Orioles beat the Mariners.
revealed inflammation in a DENVER — Binoculars in Ukrainian qualifier Oleksandr The deal included an undis- one. Scott Downs pitched a scoreless Adam Jones had three hits and
eighth and Kevin Gregg got the final Miguel Tejada drove in two runs for
facet joint of his neck. He wrote the bullpen? Major League Dolgopolov Jr. closed raise over the approxi- three outs for his 10th save despite allow- the Orioles (10-24), who became the
on his website that when facet Baseball didn’t like what it saw Earlier, fifth-seeded Andy mate $1.2 million Shannon ing J.D. Drew’s RBI double and Adrian last team in the majors to reach double
joints are inflamed, it causes and has told the Philadelphia Roddick withdrew from the made last season. Beltre’s run-scoring single. figures in wins.
pain in the area along with Phillies to knock it off. tournament before his second- HOCKEY Tim Wakefield (0-2) was the tough- It was the ninth loss in 11 games for
headaches and difficulty rotat- The Phillies insisted they round match against Feliciano COLOGNE, Germany — luck loser for Boston, which finished a the light-hitting Mariners.
ing the head. weren’t trying to steal signs Lopez due to illness. Also, sev- The United States has lost its 10-game homestand at 7-3. Wakefield Bergesen (3-2) allowed one run and
He withdrew from the when bullpen coach Mick enth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga third straight game at the ice recorded his 2,000th career strikeout. five hits in 7 2/3 innings. Seattle starter
final round of The Players Billmeyer was caught on cam- withdrew injured from his match hockey world championships, Rangers 10, Athletics 1 Ryan Rowland-Smith (0-3) took the loss.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Derek -----
Championship on Sunday after era peering through binoculars with Guillermo Garcia-Lopez going down 3-2 to Finland and Holland struck out seven in six shutout NL
a week in which he was seen from the bullpen bench at Coors after losing the first set 6-2, and will now fight against relega- innings of his first major-league start of Dodgers 6, Diamondbacks 3
stretching and rolling his neck. Field earlier this week. Spain’s Nicolas Almagro upset tion. the season, Josh Hamilton and Vladimir PHOENIX — Hiroki Kuroda struck
Woods said his neck had been Manager Charlie Manuel fourth-seeded Robin Soderling The Americans, Olympic sil- Guerrero hit consecutive homers and the out nine and Manny Ramirez had three
bothering him since before he told The Associated Press that of Sweden 6-4, 7-5 to set up a ver medalists, came into the Rangers routed the Athletics. RBIs to help the Los Angeles Dodgers
returned from a 5-month layoff Billmeyer simply was watch- meeting with Juan Monaco of annual tournament hoping to Holland (1-0) allowed five hits and complete a 3-game sweep of the Arizona
at the Masters and that it was ing Philadelphia catcher Carlos Argentina. win their third gold and first walked one while throwing 103 pitches. Diamondbacks with a 6-3 win Wednesday
Michael Young, Max Ramirez and night.
not related to the Nov. 27 car Ruiz set up defensively Monday Ninth-seed David Ferrer since 1960 but will now have Kuroda (4-1) allowed three runs, two
Hamilton all homered and each had three
accident when he ran into a night. beat Marcos Baghdatis 1-6, to finish in the top two of four hits to help the Rangers take over sole earned, in 7 1/3 innings.
tree, setting off revelations of FSN Rocky Mountain, the 6-3, 7-5. teams in the relegation round to possesion of first in the AL West after Adam LaRoche drove in all three
infidelity. flagship broadcaster of the Andy Murray, the 2008 win- avoid demotion. beginning the night tied with the A’s. runs for Arizona, which lost all six games
PRO FOOTBALL Colorado Rockies, showed ner, enjoyed a smooth pas- The last time the U.S. Rookie Justin Smoak also connected of a homestand.
NEW YORK — A posi- Billmeyer using the binoculars sage through to the third round, team lost all three games at as the Rangers had a season-high five Edwin Jackson (1-5) gave up six runs
tive drug test notwithstand- to peer in on Colorado catcher beating Argentine qualifier Juan the worlds was 2003. The homers and 17 hits. on seven hits in 6 2/3 innings.
Americans avoided relegation. Gio Gonzalez (3-3) took the loss. Padres 5, Giants 2
ing, Houston Texans LB Brian Miguel Olivo while the Phillies Ignacio Chela 6-3, 6-3. SAN FRANCISCO — Yorvit Torrealba
Cushing is still The Associated were at bat in the top of the Other winners were John BOWLING Twins 3, White Sox 2
MINNEAPOLIS — Denard Span and drove in two runs against his former team
Press NFL Defensive Rookie of second inning. Isner of the United States, who ARLINGTON, Texas — the Minnesota Twins picked up Carl for San Diego.
the Year. It also showed a quick image plays Nadal in the next round, Kelly Kulick, the first woman Pavano this time, pecking away at John The Padres increased their division
Five days after he was sus- of Phillies centerfielder Shane and Stanislas Wawrinka of to win a PBA Tour title when Danks to beat the Chicago White Sox. lead over the Giants to 2 1/2 games and
pended without pay for four Victorino in the dugout on the Switzerland. she beat the men in January in Span had two singles and a walk beat San Francisco for the ninth time in
games, a nationwide panel of bullpen phone in the top of the In the women’s draw, fourth- the Tournament of Champions, to give the Twins a lift at the top of the the last 12 meetings, including going 5-0
50 sports writers and broad- second. seeded Venus Williams beat won the U.S. Women’s Open lineup. Minnesota finished another 6-3 this season.
for her second women’s major homestand at Target Field. Clayton Richard (2-2) allowed seven
casters who cover the NFL TENNIS Francesca Schiavone of Italy hits for the fourth time this season but
voted again to give Cushing the MADRID — Top-ranked 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 to move into the victory in 15 days. The Twins were shut out in each of
Pavano’s last two outings. Pavano (4-3) won his second straight decision, outdu-
award. He didn’t receive any- Serena Williams was knocked fourth round. Kulick, from Union, N.J., beat put up his fourth straight start allowing eling Matt Cain.
where near the 39 votes of his out of the Madrid Masters, In the second round, sev- Liz Johnson of Cheektowaga, two earned runs or less. Jerry Hairston Jr. hit a go-ahead
previous landslide victory, but falling 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 to Nadia enth-seeded Jelena Jankovic N.Y., 233-203 in the final at Pavano went seven innings, giving RBI double in the fourth to make it 3-2,
the 18 he got in Wednesday’s Petrova of Russia in the third beat fellow Serb Ana Ivanovic the International Training and up six hits, and left the game in the capa- then Torrealba hit his second RBI single
revote were enough to reclaim round. 4-6, 6-4, 6-1. Research Center. Kulick also ble relief arms of Brian Duensing, Matt of the game in the sixth. Scott Hairston
the honor. Petrova, who has won 19 COLLEGE FOOTBALL won the U.S. Bowling Congress Guerrier and Jon Rauch, who pitched a added a sacrifice fly in the seventh for
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — event in 2003. Two weeks ago perfect ninth for his ninth save. Danks the Padres.
Although Cushing said he doubles titles, had 10 aces and Cain (2-2) walked six and allowed
took a non-steroid substance, frustrated Williams into making Randy Shannon gave Miami in El Paso, she won the USBC (3-2) took the loss.
Rays 4, Angels 3 five earned runs.
the league still considers it a 41 errors. more wins. He’s getting reward- Queens. ANAHEIM, Calif. — David Price See BASEBALL, page 7 Thursday, May 13, 2010 The Herald — 7

Tracy, Green ‘getting
Division II
Teams: Bath, Bluffton,
Celina, Elida, Kenton, Lima
Central Catholic, St. Marys
(B); Bryan Robbins (C) vs.
Andrew Frankart (L); Jon Foster
(VW) vs. Michael Frankart
(L); Nathan Schmiedebusch
(O) vs. Jake Remington (C);
Michael Conkle (K) vs. David
the band back together’
By WILL GRAVES and a couple of road races in edge and the affable Brazilian the tech guys to figure out how
Memorial, Ottawa-Glandorf, Hooley (BL); Bye vs. Joseph The Associated Press his native Canada. He finished headed to Victory Lane to the car is performing and how
Shawnee, Van Wert. Brenneman (M). ninth at the Brickyard last year, drink the milk, leaving Tracy to get to the front.
Singles: Doubles: Paul Tracy is angry. Still. his first start at the 2.5-mile fuming. Tracy is so serious he’s
Seeds: Sam Rutter (SH), Seeds: Swick-French (L),
Joseph Brenneman (SM), Bruin-Kidd (L), Wade-Pay (SH), The exasperation bubbles oval since his controversial To be honest, he’s still not been on a frantic diet the last
Joel Perrin (E), Johnny Rutter Everman-Rutschilling (C). close to the surface. Just a little second-place finish in 2002. over it. In the news release two months trying to get into
(SH). Round of 16 matchups: nick and it comes flowing out. It was solid but not good announcing Green’s arrival, shape for his return to racing.
Round of 32 matchups: Swick-French (L) vs. bye; On Twitter. In interviews. On enough for the uber-competi- Tracy proudly proclaimed, He was filming a show for the
Sam Rutter (SH) vs. Bye; Slusher-Kindig (BA) vs. Kerns- the bike he’s used to drop 35 tive Tracy. He’s running out of “Barry called every one of my Speed Channel earlier this year
Travis McDorman (E) vs. Rodis (E); Smith-Tucker (SH) pounds in the last year. shots and he knows it. When races and called all of my race when he saw some of the raw
Jeremy Wilson (SM); Brook vs. Figueiredo-Deter (BL); The 41-year-old racing vet- team co-owner Jimmy Vassar wins, including winning the footage.
Fortman (O) vs. Austin Ruhe Everman-Rutschilling (C) vs. eran doesn’t quite understand asked for advice on whom to 2002 Indianapolis 500.” Thanks to grueling bike
(BA); Michael Deter (BL) vs. bye; Dicke-Freewalt (SM) vs. why he’s the winningest open- bring in to call the 500, Tracy Tracy was competitive at rides and a renewed commit-
Tyler Munroe (VW); Johnny Menard-Beverly (K); Yeung-
Rutter (SH) vs. Nick Fraley Zuber (VW) vs. Selhorst-Duling wheel driver without a full- didn’t hesitate: Barry Green. Indy last spring, not bad for a ment to training, Tracy has
(E); Jeremy Jett (BA) vs. Wyatt (O); Wenning-Muhlenkamp (C) time ride. Still thinks he edged Yes, the same Barry Green driver who hadn’t driven with dropped 35 pounds.
Falasco (SM); Jared Klaus (L) vs. Lauf-Lauf (BA); Wade/Pay Helio Castroneves to win the that Tracy used to drive for, the any sort of regularity since It’s not easy. He’s been an out-
vs. Zach Bruskotter (O); Adam vs. bye; Watkins-Sawmiller (K) 2002 Indy 500. Wants badly same Barry Green that Tracy 2007. He was one of two KV spoken critic of the system, lament-
Turner (C) vs. Greg Newland vs. August-Dulle (BL); Chavez- to put together one last run at once got into an altercation with Racing Technology cars to ing the lack of North American
(K); Joel Perrin (E) vs. Jacob Sayoto (E) vs. Dammeyer- glory. during a race. The same Barry crack the top 10 in the 500 a drivers on the continent’s only
Hood (VW); Ryan Barton (SH) Newlove (M); Schmitz-Lammers “It’s just frustrating to sit Green who jumped at a chance year ago, leaving him opti- major open wheel circuit.
vs. Brock Rode (BL); Brady (O) vs. Mathew-Beluci (VW); back and watch,” Tracy said. to serve as the race strategist for mistic he’s not going to be out The economic downturn
Collins (K) vs. Nate Shepler Bruin-Kidd (L) vs. bye.
“Obviously I know my best the talented if admittedly tem- there just clicking off laps at hasn’t helped matters. Tracy

years are probably behind me. peramental Tracy. the back of the pack. has enlisted a small army in
Obviously I’m not going to be Tracy was battling The race has evolved quite search of sponsorship money.
racing forever.” Castroneves for the lead late a bit since 2002 but don’t He’s got enough to drive in
There’s still time but not in the 2002 Indy 500 when the expect Green to be playing Indy, Edmonton and Toronto.
The Associated Press Boston leads series 3-2 much. Figuring a part-time job caution light came on. Tracy catch-up. He still does some of He’s hoping to run at Watkins
Today’s Game x-Boston at Cleveland, 3:30 p.m. is better than no job at all, has long maintained he was his race calculations longhand, Glen too. That eats up his July
Cleveland at Boston, 8 p.m., (if necessary) he eagerly accepted an offer ahead of Castroneves at the no calculators please, though but as of now that leaves him
from KV Racing Technology time. Race officials, however, he insists he’ll be in constant on the outside of the season’s

to drive in this year’s Indy 500 ruled Castroneves still had the contact with the crew chief and final six races.

The Associated Press Philadelphia 2, Boston 1, series

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS tied 3-3 (Continued from page 6) Cardinals shortstop Brendan Ryan drove in three early runs with a pair of outs in the fourth.
Wednesday’s Results endured a second straight 2-error game hits for the Nationals. Carlos Marmol worked 1 1/3 innings
Montreal 5, Pittsburgh 2, Montreal Friday’s Game Rockies 4, Phillies 3, 10 innings and his fielding miscue in the fourth Tyler Clippard (7-1) worked a hitless for his fifth save. Chris Volstad (3-3)
wins series 4-3 Philadelphia at Boston, 7 p.m. DENVER — Miguel Olivo went 5-for- helped the Astros score five unearned eighth. Matt Capps tossed a perfect allowed four runs in six innings for the
5, including a leadoff home run in the runs to go ahead 6-1. Jeff Keppinger’s ninth for his big league-best 14th save Marlins.

10th inning in the opener of a day-night 3-run double and Berkman’s fourth in 14 chances. Braves 9, Brewers 2
doubleheader. The second game was homer of the season that glanced off the Cristian Guzman singled off MILWAUKEE — Brooks Conrad
postponed because of rain and snow right-field foul pole came on consecutive Rodriguez (2-1) with one out in the ninth. homered, doubled and drove in four runs
with no makeup date announced. pitches from Kyle Lohse (0-3). One out later, Bernadina, known for while subbing for injured Chipper Jones
Phillies ace Roy Halladay took a 3-1 Rodriguez (2-4) allowed four earned speed but not power, homered into the as Atlanta roughed up Milwaukee’s bull-
The Associated Press (Garland 4-2), 10:05 p.m. lead into the seventh but the Colorado
National League runs on five hits in six innings. Washington bullpen in right-center for his pen once again.
Houston (F.Paulino 0-5) at San Francisco native wound up with a no-decision after Matt Lindstrom got the last out for third hit of the game. Jason Heyward hit a hard shot off
East Division (Wellemeyer 1-3), 10:15 p.m. Brad Hawpe’s tying, 2-run triple. his eighth save in eight tries, allowing an Cubs 4, Marlins 3 first baseman Prince Fielder’s glove for
W L Pct GB Olivo sent Chad Durbin’s first pitch RBI double to Pujols before Matt Holliday CHICAGO — Carlos Silva stayed a go-ahead double in the seventh
Philadelphia 20 13 .606 — ----- far over the left-field wall. lined out. away from major trouble and Marlon inning.
Washington 19 15 .559 1 1/2 American League Joe Beimel (1-0) threw 1 1/3 score- Nationals 6, Mets 4 Byrd hit an RBI double. With Jones out of the starting lineup
New York 18 16 .529 2 1/2 East Division less innings. Durbin (0-1) took the loss NEW YORK — Roger Bernadina hit Mike Fontenot added a 2-run double because of a sore groin, Conrad hit a
Atlanta 16 18 .471 4 1/2 W L Pct GB on a cold, damp and windy day that his first two major-league homers, includ- to help the Cubs win for only the second 2-run homer in the eighth and added a
Florida 16 18 .471 4 1/2 Tampa Bay 24 10 .706 — followed an overnight snowfall. ing a tie-breaking shot off Francisco time in nine games. 2-run double off Trevor Hoffman in the
Central Division New York 22 11 .667 1 1/2 Astros 9, Cardinals 6 Rodriguez in the ninth inning, and made Silva (4-0) went 6 1/3 innings and ninth. Jones pinch-hit in the ninth and
W L Pct GB Toronto 20 16 .556 5 ST. LOUIS — Wandy Rodriguez a marvelous catch to lead the surpris- gave up two runs on seven hits and two had an RBI double off Hoffman.
St. Louis 20 14 .588 — Boston 18 17 .514 6 1/2 carried a 1-hitter into the sixth inning and ing Washington Nationals past the New walks. The 31-year-old righty allowed It was 2-all in the seventh when the
Cincinnati 19 15 .559 1 Baltimore 10 24 .294 14 Lance Berkman homered for the second York Mets. baserunners in all but one inning. Ronny Braves scored twice off reliever Manny
Milwaukee 15 19 .441 5 Central Division straight game. Starting pitcher Craig Stammen Paulino hit a tying, 2-run single with two Parra (0-2).

Branyan homers again, Indians beat Royals 4-0

Chicago 15 20 .429 5 1/2 W L Pct GB
Pittsburgh 14 20 .412 6 Minnesota 22 12 .647 —
Houston 12 21 .364 7 1/2 Detroit 19 15 .559 3
West Division Cleveland 13 18 .419 7 1/2
W L Pct GB Chicago 14 20 .412 8
San Diego 21 12 .636 — Kansas City 11 23 .324 11 The Associated Press in five scoreless innings, low- while striking out four in five and Mike Aviles each had two
San Francisco 18 14 .563 2 1/2 West Division ering his earned run average innings. singles for the Royals.
Los Angeles 17 17 .500 4 1/2 W L Pct GB KANSAS CITY, Mo. — to 3.43. Carmona (4-1) is only The Royals, who have scored “The last 18 innings we’ve
Colorado 16 17 .485 5 Texas 19 15 .559 — The Cleveland Indians have one victory shy of matching his just nine runs in their past five scored two runs,” Royals man-
Arizona 14 21 .400 8 Oakland 18 16 .529 1
——— Los Angeles 15 21 .417 5 been waiting for Russell 2009 total when he went games, stranded a season-high ager Trey Hillman said. “That’s
Wednesday’s Results Seattle 13 20 .394 5 1/2 Branyan to break out of his 5-12 with a 6.32 ERA. He 13 runners and went 1-for-10 not indicative of what our
Cincinnati 5, Pittsburgh 0 ——— power outage. stranded seven runners in with runners in scoring position. offense has the ability to do. The
Atlanta 9, Milwaukee 2 Wednesday’s Results The wait is over. the first four innings. Designated hitter Jose Guillen high leverage hits, they’re just
Washington 6, N.Y. Mets 4 Detroit 2, N.Y. Yankees 0, 1st game Branyan hit a 2-run Relievers Aaron Laffey, left seven runners on base, not there in the same way they
Chicago Cubs 4, Florida 3 Minnesota 3, Chicago White Sox 2 homer and Fausto Carmona Chris Perez and Tony Sipp including striking out to end the were the first couple of weeks of
Colorado 4, Philadelphia 3, 10 innings, Toronto 3, Boston 2
1st game N.Y. Yankees 8, Detroit 0, 2nd game and three Cleveland reliev- limited the Royals to four seventh with the bases loaded. the season. I’m not sure there’s
Houston 9, St. Louis 6 Baltimore 5, Seattle 2 ers combined to help the Indians hits over the final four innings. Alberto Callaspo hit two a stronger word than exasperat-
Philadelphia at Colorado, 2nd game, Tampa Bay 4, L.A. Angels 3 shut out the Kansas City Royals Kyle Davies (2-2) gave up doubles, the only extra-base hits ing. If you can come up with a
ppd., rain Texas 10, Oakland 1 4-0 on Wednesday night. two runs on six hits and a walk, for the Royals. Scott Podsednik stronger one, that’s probably it.
L.A. Dodgers 6, Arizona 3 Cleveland 4, Kansas City 0 Branyan hit 31 home runs
San Diego 5, San Francisco 2 Today’s Games last season with Seattle but had
Today’s Games Seattle (F.Hernandez 2-3) at Baltimore
Houston (Norris 1-4) at St. Louis (Millwood 0-4), 12:35 p.m. none this season before hitting
(Carpenter 4-0), 1:40 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 4-1) at Detroit three and driving in five runs in
San Diego (Latos 2-3) at San Francisco (Verlander 3-2), 1:05 p.m. the past two games.
(J.Sanchez 2-2), 3:45 p.m. Oakland (Sheets 2-3) at Texas (C.Wilson “Russell was big again today,
N.Y. Mets (J.Santana 3-2) at Florida (Jo. 3-1), 2:05 p.m. the 2-run homer gave us a cush-
Johnson 3-1), 7:10 p.m. Cleveland (D.Huff 1-4) at Kansas City ion, which was very important,”
Washington (Lannan 1-2) at Colorado (Greinke 0-4), 2:10 p.m.
(J.Chacin 2-0), 8:40 p.m. Friday’s Games Indians manager Manny Acta
Friday’s Games Boston (Buchholz 3-3) at Detroit said. “We needed some thump
Pittsburgh (Burres 2-1) at Chicago Cubs (Scherzer 1-3), 7:05 p.m. in our lineup and he’s a guy who X530
(Gorzelanny 1-4), 2:20 p.m. Cleveland (Masterson 0-3) at Baltimore can provide that. With a home
N.Y. Mets (O.Perez 0-2) at Florida (Guthrie 1-4), 7:05 p.m. run, there’s no manufacturing. X530
(A.Sanchez 1-2), 7:10 p.m. Minnesota (S.Baker 4-2) at N.Y. Yankees
St. Louis (J.Garcia 3-2) at Cincinnati (A.J.Burnett 4-1), 7:05 p.m. They come with one swing and
(Harang 2-4), 7:10 p.m. Texas (Harden 2-1) at Toronto (Cecil he’s swinging pretty good right
Arizona (I.Kennedy 2-2) at Atlanta 2-2), 7:07 p.m. now.” End

Asdrubal Cabrera snapped

(Kawakami 0-6), 7:35 p.m. Seattle (Fister 2-1) at Tampa Bay ay

Philadelphia (Blanton 0-2) at Milwaukee (W.Davis 3-2), 7:10 p.m. an 0-for-16 skid with a two-run
(Wolf 3-2), 8:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Buehrle 2-4) at single in the fifth inning. End
Washington (L.Hernandez 4-1) at Kansas City (Meche 0-4), 8:10 p.m.

Carmona allowed five hits,
Colorado (Jimenez 6-1), 9:10 p.m. Oakland (Braden 4-2) at L.A. Angels
L.A. Dodgers (Ra.Ortiz 1-1) at San Diego (J.Saunders 1-5), 10:05 p.m. walked two and struck out two


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Delphos FFA conducts Food For America Program

Did you know that more than 18 percent of the United States has evolved from a nation
all Americans are employed in the industry of in which producers could provide only for
agriculture? To most people, this information themselves to one in which we are helping
comes as a complete surprise. The food we eat, provide for the basic needs of the world’s
the clothes we wear, the paper on which this population.
information appears, or perhaps even the ink The Food for America program and the
that printed it — all are based in agriculture. Delphos FFA Chapter gave over 150 third-
Agriculture is America’s largest industry, graders the opportunity to experience first
employing more than 21 million people in hand, the processes of agriculture — all the way
everything from growing food to selling it from production to retail sales. Third graders
at the supermarket. And less than 2% of from Franklin Elementary, Landeck and St.
Americans are actually farmers and ranchers. John’s, had the opportunity to accompany the
Today’s agriculture employs people in Delphos FFA through seven tours throughout
many different professions. They include the day. The tours included: Hempfling’s Dairy
specialists in production agriculture, Farm, Jim Miller Beef Farm, Brennco Swine
processing, distribution, trade and marketing, Farm, Mox Nursery, Heidlebaugh Sheep Farm
the environment, nutrition food safety, and Chief’s Supermarket.
research, agricultural policy and nearly 200 During lunchtime at Stadium Park, the
other career areas. students had the opportunity to interact with
Agriculture has grown into a high-tech, our FFA students in correlation to learning
futuristic enterprise. It is America’s largest about farm and gun safety and wildlife from
single business. Because of this growth, FFA members and Gary Dilworth.

Lindzi Hoersten, Liz Schosker, and Adrienne May teach the third graders about
produce and where it comes from at Chief’s supermarket.

Photos submitted

Nadine Clarkson and Austin Reindel spend time

explaining about the different plants and services that are
offered at Mox Nursery.

Seeing the cows is one of the many highlights when

At the park, students spend time learning about the touring Hempfling Dairy Farm. Taylor Van Grootheest
importance of gun safety from Gary Dilworth leads a group through the barns at the farm.

Martha Miller teaches the third graders about corn and

beef and the many products we get from these two sectors
of agriculture at their beef farm.


and more…

Into Harry Heidlebaugh takes time to answer questions about Students have the opportunity to see the great care that
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St✭r G✭zing Bowersox stays

on ‘Idol,’ to ACROSS
Today’s Crossword Puzzle
(hyph.) 12 Something sweet

Bob Newhart celebrates

1 Ka-pow! 44 Jean- — Picard 13 Straw hat

make trip home 4 Driving hazard

7 Actress — Tyler
10 Fiesta shout
46 Laze around
47 Many pets
52 Basilica area
18 Explosive letters
22 — best friend
23 Miss Piggy’s word
11 Feels crummy 53 Monocle
TOLEDO (AP) — Crystal 24 Koch and Wynn

50 years in show business

13 Pocket bread 54 Baseball’s Ripken 25 Electric —
Bowersox will indeed make 14 Recent 55 Hit dead-center 27 “Brian’s Song” star
a hero’s hometown visit to 15 Moldy cheese
16 Hymn finale
56 Sled event
57 Vitamin amt.
29 Long-active volcano
31 Dove’s call
northwest Ohio on Friday, 17 A little bird 58 Chicago Loop trains 32 Owns
now that “American Idol” 19 1899 gold-rush town 59 Former JFK arrival 33 Giants hero of yore
20 Born as 60 Mil. branch
viewers have voted her into 21 Hoard
35 Paris’ — Tower
37 Fits in
the final three. 23 Rendezvous with DOWN 40 In the least (2 wds.)
By BOB THOMAS formances.” He was asked if he ever Bowersox had been praised 26 Get out fast 1 Former German capi- 41 Interest amt.
The Associated Press Two weeks after his debut lost his place during a per- by the judges for her solo and
28 Lyric poem
29 Timetable info
2 Helm position
42 Prickly pear
43 Well site
in Houston, he recorded “The formance. her duet on Tuesday’s movie- 30 Cheesy snack 3 Kittens’ pleas 45 Disturb
LOS ANGELES — “Fifty Button-Down Mind of Bob “Oh yeah,” he responded. themed performance show. 34 Key 4 Tale with a moral 46 Rustic road
years!” Bob Newhart mar- Newhart.” “It then went “In Las Vegas one time I She’s scheduled to sing
36 Pecs neighbor
38 Mare’s morsel
5 Slickest
6 Hidden valley
48 — ex machina
49 Neutral shade
veled. “It’s like where the crazy and went beyond any- was doing two shows a night, in both Toledo and nearby 39 Ludicrous 7 Luxury cars 50 St. Louis bridge
hell did the time go?” one’s expectations, especially seven days a week. You start Oak Harbor during a whirl-
41 Put up a notice
42 Like some yogurt
8 Articles
9 Windmill blade
51 Bang shut
The comedian was rumi- mine.” telling a joke, and it wasn’t wind visit to her home turf
nating recently as he relaxed At 81, Bob Newhart has getting the reaction that I on Friday. She grew up just
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

between concert dates on a reached the age when many thought it usually did. I’d do east of Toledo and went to a 10 11 12 13
14-city tour celebrating his performers call it quits. it again and they’re all star- performing arts school in the
golden anniversary in show “I’ve had time off and it ring at me and saying ‘Why is city.
14 15 16

business. drove me nuts,” he claimed. he telling this joke again?”’

Larry King to
17 18 19
“I’ll tell you how the world “I was crawling up the wall. Newhart seems little
has changed,” he said in the “I know some people who changed, though his hair line
interview Jagger
20 21 22

living room of his secluded say, ‘I wanna quit making has retreated. “I got up to 175 23 24 25 26 27
Bel-Air home. “We were all people laugh. I’m tired of pounds, and I was miserable;
called the sick comics. Time making people laugh.’ That I’ve never been that heavy in 28 29 30 31 32 33
Mick Jagger is going to be
magazine did an article on all doesn’t make sense to me. my life.,” he said. “I forced
jamming with Larry King next 34 35 36 37 38
of us: Lenny Bruce, myself, Why would I want to stop myself to get on the station-
Shelley Berman and Mike doing it? When you do a ary bike and I got it down to 39 40 41
CNN said Wednesday
Nichols and Elaine May. show and it works and you 165. I’d like to get it down
that King will interview the 42 43 44 45
Lenny was knocking over all come off stage and they’ve to 160.”
Rolling Stones singer about
kinds of sacred topics, and we had a good time and you’ve “I don’t have any health 46 47 48 49 50 51
his career, the re-release of the
all were called ’sick.’ I was had a good time. Why stop problems,” he commented,
Stones’ album “Exile on Main 52 53 54
making people sick because doing that?” “but flying is a pain in the
Street” and the new documen-
I made fun of a president — He explained his modus ass: lost luggage, canceled 55 56 57
tary, “Stones in Exile.”
Abe Lincoln. Compared to operandi: “I have an idea flights. But once you are
The “Larry King Live” 58 59 60
today, it’s hard to believe.” and I’ll try it in Seattle and there, it’s easy.”
interview with Jagger will air
Newhart’s very first gig maybe refine it a little more Newhart is forever working
9 p.m. EDT Tuesday. Answers on Page 3
was at a night club in Houston. in Calgary and refine it a new material into his routine.


His act went north — but little more in Vancouver. The “I’ll try out this idea I have
downhill — from there. art of it is doing it 10 mill- about being Catholic and the
“I was in Windsor, lion times and see what hap- guilt that comes along with
Canada, and I died every pens. That’s a kick. The art it,” he said. “I“ll try it out and Putnam County meyer, David Heitmeyer, Pat- (W2 NE4 EXCS) parcel 10-
Donna M. Lodico, TR, S 2 ricia Grothause, Frederick 0071300000, Jackson TWP., S
night,” Newhart recalled. of doing it 10 million times maybe parts of it will work Q S 40.0 ACRES (SE4 SW4 Heitmeyer, Richard Heitmeyer, 17 Q SE (E2 SE4 EXCS) parcel
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almost went back to account- time. That’s the art of it. “It’s like a car, I guess. You TWP., S 2 Q SE 37.15 acres Kelsey, Rosanne M. Heitmeyer, S 17 Q NE 1.761 acres (PT W2
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PHOS Rd, West of Del-
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Mother enables Tomorrow’s


her son’s drug By Bernice Bede Osol

Friday, May 14, 2010

Conditions that pertain to your fi-
nances and material security may
begin to show improvement in the
year ahead. Once you get on a roll,
Dear Annie: My brother How can I find out about this you could start to accumulate a sur-
plus and be able to acquire some big-
has been a drug addict for the line of work? I do not own a ticket items.
better part of 30 years. When home, so I am able to move TAURUS (April 20-May 20) - Al-
he comes off a binge, he usu- out of state. -- Florida though you might be a bit of a day-
dreamer today, something you come
ally loses a job, a car and Dear Florida: Fostering
sometimes his living arrange- wild animals requires train-
up with could actually be a winner. If
it seems good to you, turn your fanci-
ments. My mom always ing and can be expensive to ful idea into concrete fact.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) - Usu-
cleans up his messes. She lets do on your own. You might ally it doesn’t matter, but today rec-
him move in for several days have better luck working with ognition for doing something good
so he can eat nonstop and a wildlife organization or ani- could be extremely important to you.
sleep all day. She pays his mal sanctuary. Check online All you have to do is put forth the
extra effort that an also-ran wouldn’t
traffic tickets and gets his car or in your phone book. You make.
out of the impound also can foster less CANCER (June 21-July 22) - Oth-
lot. She has stood exotic animals that ers might fall prey to not being able
to identify a falsehood when they
in line to get his need good, loving hear one, but you are not likely to be
food stamps and homes. Contact the so easily deceived. Trust both your
has taken him to American Society common sense and your intuition
when weighing evidence.
buy food and cloth- for the Prevention of LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) - Progress
ing. When drugs Cruelty to Animals can be made today concerning an
caused my brother (, 424 E. ambitious endeavor you’ve been pur-
suing, but you might have to get a bit BEETLE BAILEY
to lose most of his 92nd St., New York, creative to move forward. Just wait
teeth in his late 40s, NY 10128-6804. until completion before claiming any
Mom spent several Dear Annie: bragging rights.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) - Using
thousand dollars to I read the let- a bit of smarts and lots of diplomacy
have partials made ter from “Wanda can serve you better than being bossy
to fit his mouth. Annie’s Mailbox and Worried,” the and demanding. The secret to getting
Both my sister and others to help you without generating
75-year-old widow any resentment is to make them feel
I suffer because Mom spends who was dumped by her important.
so much time trying to make 78-year-old boyfriend. She LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) - Don’t
him “better.” discard any strong feelings or hunch-
worries that she “is too old to es you get today, especially regarding
Our dad died a few years start up with someone new.” your work. Your intuitive perceptions
ago, and Mom was lonely. My mother died two years could be the best tool you’ll find for
Since I am single, without ago after 60 years of mar- accomplishing a difficult job.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) - One
children, I moved in with her. riage. My father, now 89, has of your greatest assets is your abil-
The arrangement works well developed a wonderful rela- ity to recognize the talents of others. SNUFFY SMITH
for both of us. tionship with a special lady
When organizing an event, assign
people to the jobs they do best, and
However, the last time my friend who is 80 and lives in each will walk away feeling success-
brother came to the house, I the same retirement commu- ful.
made a casual remark that he nity. It has given my father a SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21)
- Although it might take you a bit
was undoubtedly eating so new lease on life. And what longer than others to do a certain job
much because he was com- a joy for us to see him find a today, the big difference will be in the
ing down from a drug high. new companion after watch- fact that what you do is likely to be
My mother looked at me with ing him lovingly care for our done to perfection.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
pure hatred and told me that mother during the difficult - What you say isn’t likely to be ig-
I am “ugly, horrible and rot- last years of her life. He is a nored today, and others will know
ten.” I said it isn’t fair that wonderful role model for my you mean business. Even when your
demands are couched in friendly
both my sister and I are not five brothers. phrases, the point gets across.
allowed to express our feel- AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) - If
Please tell Wanda to stop large returns are necessary for you to
ings about our brother’s drug
use. Mom went on for anoth-
worrying and discover what be successful today, you might have HAGAR THE HORRIBLE
to work a bit harder than usual. How-
er 15 minutes repeating how new friendships may be wait- ever, once you prime the pump, per-
awful I am, and that I am so ing for her. -- Janet sonal gains should freely flow.
much worse than my brother. Annie’s Mailbox is written PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -
by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Members of the opposite gender
She treats my sister the usually find you an extremely charis-
exact same way. How can Sugar, longtime editors of the matic person at first. Today, however,
I get Mom to see that by Ann Landers column. Please your allure could be far stronger than
enabling one child, she is e-mail your questions to ARIES (March 21-April 19) - Al-
deeply hurting the other two?, though it might seem like a little
-- At a Loss or write to: Annie’s Mailbox, thing for another to do, it could be
quite meaningful to you, the recipi-
Dear At a Loss: Your c/o Creators Syndicate, 5777 ent. Being appreciated for a past good
mother is not ready to accept W. Century Blvd., Ste. 700, deed will mean a lot.
that her son is a drug addict Los Angeles, CA 90045. Copyright 2010, United Feature Sydicate, Inc.

and she is an enabler. Until

she is, any negative comment BORN LOSER
you make about your brother
will provoke her to defend
him. Don’t criticize him.
Instead, try to open Mom’s
eyes to the harm she is doing
not only to you, but to her
son. Please contact Nar-Anon
( for families
and friends of drug addicts at
1-800- 477-6291, or Families
Anonymous (familiesanony- at 1-800-736-
Dear Annie: I am a single, FRANK & ERNEST
childless 50-year-old woman.
I’m in a dead-end job and
looking to make changes in
my life.
I want to go back to school,
but do not have the time due
to my work schedule. I would
like to foster wild baby ani-
mals that are parentless and
care for them until they are
old enough to be set free.

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Iran loosening grip on al-Qaida’s chain

By ADAM GOLDMAN and invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, when many other al-Qaida figures. there’s no clear evidence Saif has left Iran.
MATT APUZZO al-Qaida leaders fled into Iran and were arrested. Since then, U.S. intelligence officials say, “Regardless of where he is, we haven’t forgot-
The Associated Press The Shiite regime there is generally hostile to the others have followed. One former CIA official ten about him or stopped looking for him,” said
Sunni terrorist group, but they have an occasional familiar with the travel identified the men as Don Borelli, the assistant special agent in charge
WASHINGTON — Al-Qaida operatives relationship of convenience based on their shared moneymen and planners, the kind of manpower of the FBI’s terrorism task force in New York.
who have been detained for years in Iran have enemy, the U.S. al-Qaida needs after a series of successful U.S. “He’s a most-wanted terrorist and we intend to
been making their way quietly in and out of the U.S. intelligence officials have tried wiretap- drone attacks on al-Qaida’s ranks. But a senior find him.”
country, raising the prospect that Iran is loosen- ping and satellite imagery to watch the men. The counterterrorism official said the U.S. believes The roster of al-Qaida figures in Iran is
ing its grip on the terror group so it can replenish CIA even established a highly classified program anyone who has left Iran recently is likely to be something of a who’s who for the terror group.
its ranks, former and current U.S. intelligence — code-named RIGOR — to study whether it lower-level. One is Abu Hafs the Mauritanian, a bin Laden
officials say. could track and kill terrorists such as al-Qaida in A major concern among U.S. officials is that adviser who helped form the modern al-Qaida
This movement could indicate that Iran is re- Iran. Results have been mixed. Monitoring and this movement foreshadows the release of al- by merging bin Laden’s operation with Ayman
examining its murky relationship with al-Qaida understanding al-Qaida in Iran remains one of the Qaida’s “management council,” including some al-Zawahiri’s Islamic Jihad. Al-Qaida’s longtime
at a time when the U.S. is stepping up drone most difficult jobs in U.S. intelligence. of al-Qaida’s most dangerous figures. chief financial officer, Abu Saeed al-Masri, has
attacks in Pakistan and weakening the group’s “This has been a dark, a black zone for us,” Most recently, the concern focused on Saif been held there. So have bin Laden’s spokesman,
leadership. Any influx of manpower could hand former CIA officer Bruce Riedel said. “What al-Adel, an Egyptian-born confidant of Osama Suleiman Abu Ghaith, and Mustafa Hamid, an
al-Qaida a boost in morale and expertise and exactly is the level of al-Qaida activity in Iran has bin Laden who is on the FBI’s most wanted al-Qaida trainer with a terrorism pedigree that
threaten to disrupt stability in the region. always been a mystery.” list in connection with the 1998 bombings of spans decades.
U.S. officials say intelligence points to a wor- That activity has waxed and waned, officials U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. In the Several members of bin Laden’s family also
risome increase in movement lately. said. Sometimes the men could travel or com- past year or so, intelligence officials circulated a have been under house arrest.
Details about al-Qaida’s movements and U.S. municate with other operatives. Other times, they bulletin saying al-Adel, one of al-Qaida’s found- All fled into Iran after al-Qaida’s core split
efforts to monitor them were outlined to The were under tight constraints and the U.S. consid- ing fathers, was traveling to Damascus, Syria. up after the 9/11 attacks. Bin Laden led some
Associated Press in more than a dozen interviews ered them to be out of commission. There was no The U.S. is offering a $5 million reward for his confidants toward the mountainous border with
with current and former intelligence and coun- obvious pattern to the movement. capture. Pakistan. Al-Adel led others into Iran, which has
terterrorism officials, most of whom spoke on The departures began in late 2008 as the U.S. The Damascus connection ultimately was dis- historically allowed al-Qaida members safe pas-
condition of anonymity because they were not stepped up international efforts to sanction Iran proved but, underscoring the difficulty of monitor- sage through the country.
authorized to discuss the matter. for its nuclear program. Saad bin Laden, one of ing the men, U.S. intelligence officials are divided Iran arrested the men in 2003 and has held
The relationship between Iran and al-Qaida Osama bin Laden’s sons, was allowed to leave on whether Saif has been allowed to travel in the them as both a bargaining chip with the U.S. and
has been shrouded in mystery since the U.S.-led the country around that time with about four region. The senior counterterrorism official said as a buffer against an al-Qaida attack.

Records allege man killed stepson Police chief fired, suit over death of mentally-ill man settled
By PAUL FOY and JENNIFER DOBNER PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Mayor Sam Adams fire Sizer and take over as police commissioner. He did not
The Associated Press fired the city’s police chief Wednesday, a day after the city elaborate.
agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle a lawsuit over the death of a Adams also said budget cuts in many social service agencies
SALT LAKE CITY — Newly released police records show mentally ill man in police custody. are forcing Portland police officers to act as social workers, and
a Utah man held in the slaying of his 4-year-old stepson became Adams said at a City Hall news conference the factors that they will have to take on more of that role as a practical matter.
increasing violent toward the boy in the days leading up to the went into his decision were “cumulative” but that he made up “We are overwhelmed with the demand for services,” Adams
child’s death, then disfigured the boy’s face before burying his his mind Tuesday night and met with Police Chief Rosie Sizer said. “That’s the reality. They are the first responders. And with
body in a canyon. on Wednesday morning. $2.8 billion in anticipated additional cuts from the state budget,
Police unearthed Ethan Stacy’s body Tuesday, just 10 days He praised Sizer for her four years as chief, saying she “has I wish I could say that’s going to change, but it’s not.”
after investigators say a Virginia judge sent the boy to spend the accomplished some remarkable reforms” at the Portland Police Jason Renaud, co-founder of the Mental Health Association
summer with his mother in Layton, about 25 miles north of Salt Bureau. of Portland, said police in Portland are following a national
Lake City. But the mayor added: “Too often though, the reforms have trend.
Investigators said they obtained photographs and video images come after, or in reaction to, failures at the bureau. I want to put “Cops are social workers,” Renaud said. “They manage peo-
of the boy’s worsening condition from his mother’s cell phone, the bureau on a more proactive reform path.” ple with mental illness and addiction problems every day. They
starting shortly after the boy arrived. Adams named Mike Reese, the Central Precinct commander, don’t bring down bank robbers and murderers every day.”
The injuries resulted from the stepfather, Nathanael Sloop, as the new chief, effective with the announcement. On Tuesday, Saltzman announced the $1.6 million settlement
“engaging in a systematic and progressively more violent pattern Adams said Sizer would take her remaining vacation time in the police custody death lawsuit and made a public apology
of abuse toward Ethan,” Layton police detectives wrote in inter- until she can officially retire on July 15 to preserve her full to the family of James Chasse Jr., who died in September 2006
view summaries. benefits. after he was tackled by officers on a street corner, breaking 16
The documents say Sloop was angry with the child and “tried Sizer could not immediately be reached for comment follow- ribs and puncturing his lung.
everything” to discipline him. They did not say why Sloop, 31, ing the announcement. Chasse, 42, suffered from schizophrenia, and his family sued
was angry. The mayor also said he would take over immediately as the city, Multnomah County and an ambulance company. The
The stepfather acknowledged hitting the boy, which caused his police commissioner, a traditional role for the Portland mayor county settled for $925,000, and American Medical Response
face to swell, and leaving him in a locked bedroom May 6 while but one that Adams had delegated to City Commissioner Dan settled for a reported $600,000.
the couple went to get married in Farmington, about 10 miles Saltzman. Two Portland officers involved in the arrest were disci-
away, according to the probable cause statements used to support On Monday, Sizer criticized the mayor’s proposed budget, plined, and Sizer launched a reform program for dealing with
arrest warrants and detention in jail. and was joined by Saltzman. Adams said Wednesday the dis- the mentally ill that includes 40 hours of crisis intervention
Sloop and the boy’s mother, Stephanie Sloop, 27, feared his pute over the budget “forced the timeline” of his decision to training for all officers.
injuries would alert authorities if they took him along to the court-
house wedding, the documents state.
Stephanie Sloop told police she sought no medical attention for
Gas prices expected to decrease Other border states shun
Arizona’s immigration law
Ethan because she was afraid Nathanael Sloop “would harm her,” The Associated Press
Detective Brooke Plotnick wrote. Gas prices are poised to fall as Memorial Day approaches, a
The couple told police they found Ethan dead in his bed Sunday welcome change for motorists who have gotten used to seeing
morning, and that Nathanael Sloop buried him later that day. increases cut into their summer vacation money. SAN DIEGO (AP) — New Mexico’s governor says it is a
Stephanie Sloop told investigators she bought two cans of Experts who had been predicting a national average of more step backward. Texas isn’t touching it. And California? Never
lighter fluid for Nathanael Sloop to burn the body before it was than $3 per gallon by Memorial Day now say prices have likely again.
buried. The reports didn’t say whether that was actually done. peaked just beneath that threshold. Rising supplies and concerns Arizona’s sweeping new law empowering police to question
They did, however, conclude that after the boy died, Nathanael about the global economy have helped send wholesale gasoline and arrest anyone they suspect is in the U.S. illegally is finding
Sloop used a hammer to disfigure his face and teeth “in an effort prices plummeting by 22 cents a gallon since last week. little support in the other states along the Mexican border.
to defeat or delay identification.” The decline in prices is starting to filter down to motorists, Among the reasons given: California, New Mexico and
Prosecutors are awaiting autopsy results but expect to file but it will take several weeks for the full effects to be reflected Texas have long-established, politically powerful Hispanic
charges against the couple Friday. Nathanael Sloop was arrested in pump prices, which average $2.90 nationwide. communities; they have deeper cultural ties to Mexico that
on suspicion of aggravated murder. He and the mother face addi- By summer, the nationwide average could be below last influence their attitudes toward immigrants; and they have
tional charges of desecration of a corpse, along with felony child summer’s peak of around $2.70 a gallon, says Tom Kloza of little appetite for a polarizing battle over immigration like one
abuse and obstruction of justice, police said. Oil Price Information Service. In July 2008, the retail price of that played out in California in the 1990s.
The Sloops are being held at the Davis County jail. regular gasoline peaked at $4.11. But perhaps the biggest reason of all is that the illegal flow
Attorney Richard Gallegos, who has represented Nathanael Economists say the coming drop in energy costs will not have of people across the border is seen as a more acute problem,
Sloop in previous criminal cases, did not return a message a significant impact on overall consumer spending or economic and a more dangerous one, in Arizona.
Wednesday. It was unknown if Stephanie Sloop had an attorney. growth. But motorists will feel better having a little more money In the 1990s, the U.S. government added fences, stadium
to save or spend on clothes, dinner or a summer vacation. lights and more agents to the border in Southern California and
Los Angeles to boycott Arizona The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has had no impact
on fuel prices because it’s had only minimal impact on petro-
Texas, forcing a shift in the flow of illegal immigrants that has
now turned Arizona into the single biggest gateway for people
By CHRISTINA HOAG leum production, analysts say. sneaking into the country from Mexico. The influx has led
The Associated Press Predictions of $3-a-gallon gas have come true in 10 states, to a sharp increase in kidnappings, home invasions and other
including California, Hawaii, Illinois, New York and Nevada. violence tied to drugs and human smuggling.
LOS ANGELES — The City Council voted Wednesday to Distance from the nation’s refining hub along the Gulf Coast or “The flow has moved east, and the debate has moved east as
boycott Arizona businesses, making Los Angeles the largest high taxes are contributing factors. well,” said Dan Schnur, director of the University of Southern
city to take such action to protest the state’s tough new law If pump prices fall by 22 cents per gallon — in line with the California’s Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics.
targeting illegal immigration. decline at the wholesale level — that will knock about $11 off Arizona’s population of illegal immigrants has increased
The 13-1 vote, which came after emotional discussion in the fuel bill of a typical motorist burning 50 gallons a month. fivefold since 1990 to around 500,000. The Tucson region
which several council members recounted their immigrant Economist Ken Mayland of ClearView Economics suspects replaced San Diego as the top place for Border Patrol arrests
ancestors, was largely symbolic since only a small percentage most drivers will view the lower prices as temporary and that in 1998 and accounts for nearly half the total. And Phoenix has
of the city’s business dealings are affected. they’ll pocket the savings. been dubbed the kidnapping capital of the U.S., with an aver-
“An immigrant city, an international city, (Los Angeles) The federal government’s Energy Information Administration age of one abduction per day in recent years.
needs to have its voice heard,” Councilman Ed Reyes said. “It has been forecasting a nationwide average of $3 a gallon for at The other border states have older, larger and more cultural-
is crucial this great city take a stand.” least a part of the driving season. It’s not ready to concede that ly entrenched and politically connected Hispanic populations.
The resolution is expected to be signed by Mayor Antonio gasoline prices have reached their high point. California and Texas were forced to deal with illegal
Villaraigosa. It bars the nation’s second-largest city from EIA’s Tancred Lidderdale said a resolution to the debt crisis immigration decades ago. Both states saw surges in the 1980s
conducting business or reaching new contracts with Arizona in Europe, a decline in the dollar and fresh signs of global eco- because of Mexico’s shaky economy and the civil wars that
businesses unless the immigration law is repealed, and also nomic growth could send oil prices back up. wracked Central America. But many who entered illegally
April consumer spending falls
prohibits most city business trips to the state. became voters under a 1986 federal law that granted amnesty
Los Angeles has investments and contracts in Arizona to 2.7 million people.
worth as much as $58 million, much of which involve airport, NEW YORK (AP) — Americans pulled back from the malls That political clout is evident today, with city councils from
port and energy service that can’t lawfully be affected by the in April, spending less in retail outlets than they did in March, Oakland to San Diego condemning the Arizona law and 50,000
boycott. That leaves about $7.7 million in city contracts that figures released today show. people demonstrating in Los Angeles on May 1 in support of
could possibly be affected, said Councilwoman Janice Hahn, The lull comes on the heels of three straight month-to-month immigrants. On Wednesday, Los Angeles became the nation’s
who co-authored the resolution. gains in the retail spending figures, released by MasterCard largest city to boycott Arizona over the law, when the City
Some of those contracts include helicopter services, Taser Advisors’ SpendingPulse. Council voted 13-1 for sanctions that could include canceling
guns, waste management, engineering and surveillance equip- April’s business was hurt by cool weather as well as an early some $8 million in contracts.
ment. Easter that spurred sales in March. But the speed bump also shows
“Maybe some of those jobs and businesses could come back that the economy remains on uncertain ground, according to
to L.A. and California,” Hahn said. Kamalesh Rao, director of economic research for SpendingPulse.
The resolution claims that Arizona’s new law encour- Including goods from food to clothing to gasoline — but
ages racial profiling and is unconstitutional. The law, set to take excluding cars — U.S. retail sales fell 2 percent last month from
effect July 29, requires police enforcing another law to question March, according to SpendingPulse, which estimates spending in
a person about his or her immigration status if there is “reason- all forms including cash.
Answers to Wednesday’s questions:
able suspicion” that the person is in the United States illegally That month-to-month decline followed a 1.4 percent increase in March, The flickertail, from which North Dakota gets its offi-
and makes it a state crime to be in the country illegally. a 1.9 percent gain in February and 2.8 percent increase in January. cial state name, the Flickertail State, is a squirrel — the
Several lawsuits seeking to block its implementation are Excluding both gas and auto sales, retail spending rose 0.3 per- Richardson ground squirrel to be precise.
pending in federal court. cent in April from March. In March, that figure rose 1.3 percent and According to Senate tradition, the senior senator from
Some polls have shown strong popular support for the ticked up 0.6 percent in February compared with the prior months. New Hampshire is assigned the desk once occupied by
Arizona law, and critics are concerned that other states may Retail sales growth, excluding auto sales, cooled from year- Daniel Webster. The tradition was started by New Hampshire
follow up with their own versions. ago levels as well. Retail sales excluding autos rose 6.1 percent in Senator Styles Bridges, who discovered the desk in the base-
Several cities have passed resolutions or urged boycotts to April, following a 6.9 percent increase in March and a 6.4 percent ment of the Capitol. Webster was born in New Hampshire
protest the law, including California cities such as Oakland and gain in February compared with a year earlier. The year-over- and represented Massachusetts.
San Diego. A nonbinding resolution approved Tuesday by San year figures are not seasonally adjusted, but the month-to-month Today’s questions:
Francisco city supervisors urges a boycott of Arizona-based figures are seasonally adjusted. How fast was New York cabbie Jacob German driving
businesses and asks sports leagues not to hold championship “We’re still in recovery mode. This is not being reversed,” when he became the first motorist arrested in the U.S. for
games or tournaments there. Rao said. But he noted that “this is a reminder that even though speeding?
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said the boycotts are unfortunate we have seen a rebound, we are still in an environment of high How many banks and trains did the notorious Jesse
and misguided, primarily because the law mirrors a federal unemployment and relatively high savings rate.” James rob?
requirement that legal immigrants carry immigration papers. Rising gasoline prices also helped to depress overall figures, Answers in Friday’s Herald.
“It’s already the law in the United States, and I have a Rao noted. He said that gasoline pumping was down 1.1 percent Today’s words:
responsibility to stand up and protect the people of Arizona and in April compared with a year earlier as customers slashed their Haecceity: that which makes something different from
we will do that,” Brewer said Tuesday. spending on gas. Increases in gas prices tend to boost overall retail anything else
Charges that the law will lead to racial profiling are “just sales, but because April precedes the driving season, consumers Subfusc: a bit dark or dusky
pure rhetoric,” Brewer said. have more room to cut back on spending on gas.