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50¢ daily Wednesday, august 4, 2010 Delphos, Ohio

Upfront Bomb squad


Middle school to ignites interest at
‘Elida Night Out’
hold registration
The Jefferson Middle
School has announced
registration dates for the BY STACY TAFF all totaled. The helmet alone
2010-11 school year. The Delphos Herald weighs about 20 pounds and
To facilitate efficiency in staff@delphosherald.com you have to have it fastened
this task, students are asked down so you don’t turn into
to follow the registration ELIDA — The Village of a bobblehead,” Miller contin-
dates and times as listed. Elida held its annual “Elida ued. “It’s made to withstand an
Registration hours will Night Out,” Tuesday, giving explosion and a certain amount
be 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. community members a closer of fire. It’s Kevlar and it has
each day, according to look at equipment used by shock plates and rib support
the following schedule: the local sheriff’s depart- similar to a football uniform.
On Aug. 18, new fami- ment, mounted posse, police In this kind of heat, you could
lies to the district; eighth- and fire departments, as well probably sweat 5-10 pounds of
grade students on Aug. as S.W.A.T., K-9 unit, Life water weight off wearing one
19; seventh-grade students Flight and bomb squad. of these things.”
on Aug. 24; and sixth- Various pamphlets were When a Life Flight/Mobile
graders on Aug. 25. available to interested parties Life Critical Care Transport
Class of 1970 containing information about
topics such as home security
Network helicopter arrived,
the Elida High School football
plans three-day and safety, identity theft, bul-
lies, abuse and cyber-safety.
team was required to re-locate
in order to accommodate the
reunion
Stacy Taff photos
Safety and law enforcement demonstration. The Life Flight
Above: Greg Atkins, left, and Phil Miller of the Allen County Regional Bomb Squad tell personnel were available to team allowed people in and
The St. John’s High Cher and Aaron Bensinger and their 2-year-old daughter Lucy about the standard bomb chat about the equipment and out of the aircraft.
School class of 1970 suit they wear in the event of a threat. Below: Dana Sutherland, left, of the Lima S.W.A.T. its use. Though all of the teams “With a helicopter, you
will celebrate its 40th team drapes 7-year-old Justin Brenneman in sniper camouflage during the “Elida Night were equally approached, the won’t get the same kind of
reunion on Oct. 1-3. Out.” bomb squad seemed to inspire turbulence you would with an
The three-day bash, the most curiosity. airplane,” said Darren Hulbert.
including a football game “We’re the Allen County “The air foil is bigger on a
on Friday, Mass and reunion Regional Bomb Squad but plane. With a helicopter you
on Saturday and brunch we cover 12 counties,” said just get buffeted around like a
on Sunday, will guaran- Commander Deputy Phil ping pong ball.”
tee to bring back 40 years Miller. “We also go any- The Life Flight network
of memories shared while where else in the state we’re encompasses five air medi-
attending St. John’s. called to, if it’s something cal helicopters, seven mobile
Classmates should plan major. We aren’t a full-time life units and more than 150
to attend and rekindle old bomb squad. In fact, the only employees between Mercy
friendships. There will be a full-time squad in Ohio is St. Vincent Medical Center,
little something for everyone. Columbus Fire. We all do University of Toledo Medical
Contact LaDonna (Vogt) other things primarily: two Center and St. Rita’s Medical
Sanders at 419-782-8239 or of us are at the Allen County Center.
sanders547@roadrunner.com; Sheriff’s Dept., two are at “We have five base sites
or Barbara (Odenweller) the Lima Police Dept. and and we go anywhere from St.
Miller at 419-692-5418 or the two newest are at the Rita’s to OSU,” Hulbert said.
bamiller52@hotmail.com. Lima Fire Department but “We can get to Columbus in
when we get a call, we drop about 30 minutes. It’s pretty
what we’re doing and head nice to not have to deal with
Sports out. We average about 50-75
calls a year. We also have
roads and traffic.”
The younger communi-
three other support members ty members appeared more
Hellman to host who aren’t trained.” intrigued by the aircraft than

cross country
What drew most people to its purpose.
the bomb squad’s display was “There are a lot of buttons in
alumni race the mannequin wearing a stan-
dard bomb suit.
there,” joked Life Flight team
member Andrew Hoffman.
St. John’s cross country “This suit is about 85 pounds “Kind of like a video game.”

BP plugs well with mud;


coach Steve Hellman will
be hosting a St. John’s
cross country alumni race/
walk at 7 p.m. on Aug.
13 at his residence. feds say much oil is gone
Call 419-692-6603 By HARRY R. WEBER with the Interior Department
with any questions. and GREG BLUESTEIN and National Oceanic and
DYH golf The Associated Press Atmospheric Administration.
Nearly three-quarters of
outing set NEW ORLEANS — BP
claimed a key victory today
the oil — more than 152
million gallons — has been
The second annual DYH in the effort to plug its collected at the well by a
Best-Ball Golf Scramble blown-out well as a govern- temporary containment cap,
is set for Aug. 15 at ment report said much of the been cleaned up or chemi-
Springbrook Golf Club. spilled oil is gone — though cally dispersed, or naturally
Registration begins at what’s left is still nearly five deteriorated, evaporated or
7:30 a.m. with a shotgun times the amount that poured dissolved.
start at 8:30 a.m. The from the Exxon Valdez. “It was captured. It was
cost is $50 per person or More than three months skimmed. It was burned.
$200 per team (includes after oil began gushing from It was contained. Mother
greens fees, cart, lunch the sea floor, officials offered Nature did her part,” White
and prizes). Proceeds ben- cautious remarks indicating House energy adviser Carol
efit the DYH (non-profit that an end to one of the Browner said on NBC’s
charity) basketball
program.
world’s worst spills was in
sight while some Gulf Coast
“Today” show.
That leaves about 53.5 Stadium work continues Nancy Spencer photos

residents expressed skepti- million gallons in the Gulf. Jack Wiechart, above, of Rural Machine and Iron Work of Spencerville, secures
Contact Jeff Stockwell
cism. The amount remaining — or the fencing at the top of the stadium Tuesday evening. The Stadium Club continued
(419-236-1150) for entry BP PLC reached what it washed up on the shore —
forms and/or sponsorship. renovations on the stadium and will complete work in time for the first home football
called a significant milestone is still nearly five times the game on Aug. 27. Below: Don Neumeier saws a board to size for the handicapped
overnight when mud that was size of the 11 million-gallon accessible area in the stadium.
Forecast forced down the well held Exxon Valdez spill, which
back the flow of crude. That wreaked environmental havoc
Partly sunny means the procedure known in Alaska in 1989.
Thursday as a “static kill” appears to be About a quarter of the oil
with chance working, though crews now evaporated or dissolved in the
of morn- must decide whether to fol- warm Gulf waters, the same
ing showers, low it up with cement. way sugar dissolves in water,
storms. High Federal officials won’t federal officials said. Another
in mid 80s. declare complete victory until one-sixth naturally dispersed
See page 2. they pump in mud and then because of the way it leaked
cement from the bottom of from the well. Another one-
Index the well, and that won’t hap- sixth was burned, skimmed or
pen for several weeks. dispersed using controversial
Obituaries 2 “We’ve pretty much made chemicals.
State/Local 3 this well not a threat, but we More than 205 million gal-
Politics 4 need to finish this from the lons gushed from the well
Community 5 bottom,” retired Coast Guard after the Deepwater Horizon
Sports 6-7 Adm. Thad Allen, the gov- rig exploded off Louisiana
Business 7 ernment’s point man on the on April 20, according to
Classifieds 8 spill response, told WWL-TV government estimates. Crews
Television 9 in New Orleans. managed to burn, skim or
World briefs 10 About one-quarter of the siphon off more than 30 mil-
BP oil that spilled out of its lion gallons in the days after.
broken well remains in the Charter boat captain Randy
Gulf, according to a report to
be released today by scientists See SPILL, page 2
2 – The Herald Wednesday, August 4, 2010 www.delphosherald.com

For The Record


Spill OBITUARIES The Daily
(Continued from page 1)

Boggs, of Orange Beach, Ala.,


William L. ‘Bill’
Gunter Sr. HeraldVol. 141 No. 44
said today he has a hard time
believing BP’s claims of suc- July 6, 1929 - Aug. 3, 2010 Nancy Spencer, editor
cess with the static kill and William L. “Bill” Gunter Ray Geary, business manager
similarly dismissed the idea Sr., 81, of Delphos, died Don Hemple,
that only a quarter of the oil at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. advertising manager
remains in the Gulf. Rita’s Medical Center. Tiffany Brantley,
circulation manager
“There are still boats out He was born July 6, 1929,
William Kohl, general manager/
there every day working, find- in Portland, Ind., to Dayton Eagle Print
ing turtles with oil on them and and Dulcie (Ketchum)
seeing grass lines with oil in Gunter. The Daily Herald (USPS 1525
On May 29, 1948, he mar- 8000) is published daily except
it,” said Boggs, 45. “Certainly
ried Virginia P. Klaus, who Sundays and Holidays.
all the oil isn’t accounted for. By carrier in Delphos and
There are millions of pounds survives in Delphos.
of tar balls and oil on the bot- Other survivors include a Boosters. He was a past mem- David B. Hedrick Robert A. ‘Bob’ Heitz area towns, or by rural motor
route where available $2.09 per
tom.” son, William L. “Bill” (Kathy) ber of the Jefferson Band
Boosters, where he served as April 17, 1945-Aug. 3, 2010 week. By mail in Allen, Van
A 75-ton cap placed on the Gunter Jr. of Delphos; four David B. Hedrick, 65, of May 16, 1926 Wert, or Putnam County, $105
well in July has been keeping daughters, Barbara (Ray) co-president with his wife for
two years. He was awarded Delphos, died at 9:50 a.m. Aug. 2, 2010 per year. Outside these counties
the oil bottled up inside over Geary, Janet (Rick) Klaus, Tuesday at his residence. $119 per year.
the past three weeks but was Karen (Mike) Klausing and the first annual Honorary Entered in the post office
Wildcat service award in 2004 He was born April 17, Robert A. “Bob” Heitz, 84,
considered only a temporary Kimberly (Mark) Jettinghoff 1945, in Lima, to Gilbert and in Delphos, Ohio 45833 as
of Delphos; a sister, Diane and was past president of the of Wapakoneta died at 9:30
measure. BP and the Coast Edna (Nichols) Hedrick. Periodicals, postage paid at
(David) Shinn of Smyrna, Delphos Jefferson Alumni a.m. Monday at his residence
Guard wanted to plug up the He married Dorothy J. Delphos, Ohio.
Tenn.; two brothers, James Association in 1975, which surrounded by his family.
hole with a column of heavy Suever on Aug. 20, 1966; she No mail subscriptions will be
(Mary) Gunter of Elida and was the 100th anniversary of He was born May 16, 1926,
drilling mud and cement to seal survives in Delphos. accepted in towns or villages
David (Sheila) Gunter of the school. in Fort Jennings, to Otto and where The Daily Herald paper
it off more securely. Other survivors are son
Delphos; 14 grandchildren, He was a devoted hus- Rose (Stauterman) Heitz, who carriers or motor routes provide
The static kill — also known Duane (Dena) Hedrick of
Doug (Amy) Geary, Julia band and father, loved his preceded him in death. daily home delivery for $2.09
as bullheading — involved Lima; daughters Darlene
(Jon) Kroeger, Gary (Audra) grandchildren and great- On June 29, 1949, he mar- per week.
slowly pumping the mud from (Steve) Fischer and Diane
Gunter, Eric (Michelle) grandchildren and followed ried Dorothy Kaverman, who 405 North Main St.
a ship down lines running to (Todd) Teman of Delphos;
Gunter, Michelle (James) them in sports and all their survives in Wapakoneta. TELEPHONE 695-0015
the top of the ruptured well a brother Denny (Rosie)
Bayman, Ryan Klaus, Chad school activities and followed Survivors also include 10 Office Hours
mile below. A previous, simi- Hedrick of Delphos; sisters
(Jessica) Klaus, Amber Klaus, Jefferson sports. He enjoyed children, John (Rosa) Heitz of 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
lar effort failed in May when Kathleen (Lonzo) Yates of
Andrew Klausing, Aaron gardening and raising veg- Mato Grosso, Brazil, David POSTMASTER: Send address
the mud couldn’t overcome the Bryan, Mary Ann (Phillip)
Klausing, Kristin Klausing, etables and flowers. He liked (Debra) Heitz, Jean (Stephen) changes
unstemmed flow of oil. McDaniel of Suffolk, Va and
Courtney Jettinghoff, Jordan to take trips to the Smokey Hull, Gregory Heitz, Marilyn to THE DAILY HERALD,
BP won’t know for certain sister-in-law Marilyn Hedrick 405 N. Main St.
Jettinghoff and Austin Mountains and loved working (Robert) Schmerge, Steven
whether the static kill has suc- of Brookville, Ind.; grandchil- Delphos, Ohio 45833
Jettinghoff; and 11 great- on the railroad and continued (Laura Nicol) Heitz, Judy
ceeded until engineers can use dren Chelsey Fischer, Brooke,
grandchildren. a deep interest after retire- (Craig) Opperman, and
the soon-to-be-completed relief Joshua and Madyson Teman
ment. Nicholas (Lisa) Heitz of
BIRTHS
well to check their work. He was also preceded and Christian, Cameron, and
in death by a grandchild, Mass of Christian burial Wapakoneta, Nancy (Phillip)
In the Gulf, workers stopped Caden Hedrick; and step
Matthew Klaus. will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday Scott of Harrisburg, Penn., and
pumping mud in after about grandchildren Ryan and ST. RITA’S
Mr. Gunter retired from at St. John the Baptist Catholic Christine (Orlando) Antolin of
eight hours of static kill work Amber Fischer. A girl was born Aug. 3 to
Norfolk Southern Railway Church in Landeck, the Westerville; 29 grandchildren
and were monitoring the well He was preceded in death Whitney Jewel and Vallace
after 43 years of service as Rev. Jacob Gordon officiat- and 13 great-grandchildren;
to ensure it remained stable, by brothers Gerald, Roger and Hunt of Van Wert.
a clerk and freight agent. He ing. Burial will be in Walnut four sisters, Catherine Heitz,
BP said. Louis Hedrick and sister-in- A boy was born Aug. 3 to
was a member of St. John Grove Cemetery. Mary (Virgil) German, Joan
“It’s a milestone,” BP PLC law Johnsey Hedrick. Anthony and Christin Winter
the Baptist Catholic Church Friends may call from 6-8 (George) Ross, Betty Grace;
spokeswoman Sheila Williams Mr. Hedrick retired from of Delphos.
in Landeck and served on the p.m. Thursday and 2-8 p.m. and a brother Rev. Louis
said. “It’s a step toward the the Ohio Department of A boy was born Aug. 2
Delphos City Schools Board Friday at Harter and Schier Heitz.
killing of the well.” Transportation as a bridge to Erika George and Dusty
of Education for 20 years. He Funeral Home, where a parish He was preceded in death
The pressure in the well superintendent in 1999, then Welker of Delphos.
was also a board member for wake will begin at 7:30 p.m. by an infant son; two brothers,
dropped quickly in the first 90 worked at Delphos Ace
the Delphos Senior Citizen Friday. Frank and Ralph Heitz; and a
minutes of the static kill pro-
WEATHER
Preferred memorials Hardware. He had worked brother-in-law, Oris Grace.
cedure, a sign that everything Center for six years, was a as a draftsman and salesman
member of the Delphos Lions are to St. John the Baptist Mr. Heitz was a farmer
was going as planned, wellsite with Bockey Motor Sales in
Club, Delphos Eagles Aerie Church or Delphos Athletic and owner of Heitz Electric Delphos weather
leader Bobby Bolton told The Delphos.
471 and Jefferson Athletic Boosters. & Plumbing and Heitz Dairy
Associated Press on Tuesday. Memberships include St. High temperature Tuesday
Supply for over 50 years. He

Sheriff warns of credit union scam


John the Evangelist Catholic was also a Navy veteran of in Delphos was 85 degrees,
Church, Delphos VFW Post World War II, a member of low was 73. Rainfall was
3035 and was a former mem- the Knights of Columbus and recorded at .61 inch. High a
Auglaize County Sheriff Three Rivers Federal Credit information and ultimately ber and secretary of Fraternal St. Joseph Catholic Church. year ago today was 77, low
Al Solomon, Mercer County Union. The message on the compromise the person’s cred- Order of Eagles Aerie 471. He Mass of Christian Burial is was 66. Record high for today
Sheriff Jeff Grey, and St. Marys phone tells the resident that it card account. was a loving husband, father scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. is 95, set in 1955. Record low
Police Chief Greg Foxhoven their Three Rivers Bank Card The Three Rivers Federal and grandfather who enjoyed Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic is 49, set in 1966.
released today details of a tele- has been deactivated or has Credit Union confirmed that camping, biking, photography Church. The Rev. Louis Heitz WEATHER FORECAST
phone scam in the area. At some sort of trouble and that this is a scam and they are and spending time with his and Rev. Matthew Lee will be Tri-county
this point the scam involves the resident should press “1” to aware of it. This scam has grandchildren. concelebrating. Burial will fol- The Associated Press
citizens with a “394” telephone Continue in order to speak with happened previously in areas Mass of Christian Burial low at St. Joseph Cemetery, with
exchange number. The above a representative. They can also where they have other branch begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday military rites being performed TONIGHT: Partly cloudy
agencies have all received press “2” to disregard. locations. All of the law at St. John the Evangelist by the V.F.W. Post 9289. in the evening becoming most-
complaints in regards to this Although no one reporting enforcement agencies and the Catholic Church, the Rev. Mel Friends may call from ly cloudy. A chance of show-
scam. this has actually spoke with a Three Rivers Federal Credit Verhoff officiating. Burial 2-8 p.m. Friday at Schlosser ers and thunderstorms. Muggy.
The scam involves a tele- representative, it is believed, Union urge residents to dis- will follow in Resurrection Funeral Home, 615 N. Dixie Lows in the lower 70s. West
phone call being placed to as with many similar scams, regard the calls, not to speak Cemetery. Hwy., Wapakoneta. winds around 5 mph. Chance
residents and when answered, the representative will attempt with the representatives, and Friends may call from 6-8 Memorial Contributions of rain 50 percent.
the resident receives a voice to get the resident to provide not to give out pertinent credit p.m. Thursday and 2-4 p.m. may be directed to St. Joseph THURSDAY: Partly
recording purportedly from the detailed credit or bank card card or account information to and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Love- Catholic Church or Tri-County sunny. A chance of show-
any telephone solicitation. At Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Nurses. ers and thunderstorms in the
this time it is unknown who Jackson Township location. Condolences may be morning. Highs in the mid
is making these calls or where Memorials are to St. Rita’s expressed at www.schlosser- 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
the calls originate from. Hospice or donor’s choice. funeralhome.com Chance of rain 40 percent.
EXTENDED FORECAST
VAN WERT COUNTY COURT REPORT THURSDAY NIGHT:
Mostly clear. Cooler with lows
Van Wert County Common County Correctional Facility, Five probationers success- in the lower 60s. Northwest
Pleas Judge Charles D. Steele or electronically monitored fully completed their terms of winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday.
has released the following house arrest. Nine defendants probation and were released. Mostly sunny. Highs in the
report of the court’s activities were placed under Community The court collected $5,419.62 lower 80s. Northwest winds 5
for the month of July, 2010. Control Intensive Supervision in fines and court costs. to 10 mph.
Thirteen 13 defendants under the supervision of Sixty-four percent of the FRIDAY NIGHT-
were arraigned on felony the Van Wert County Adult probationers were gainfully SUNDAY NIGHT: Mostly
criminal charges as a result Probation Department. employed with the assistance clear. Lows in the lower 60s.
of indictments issued by The Adult Probation of the probation department. Highs in the mid 80s.
Staff photo the Grand Jury or Bills of Department supervised a total The remaining 36 percent MONDAY, TUESDAY:
Partly cloudy. Highs in the
Herald give away Week 8 winner
Information presented by the of 191 probationers presently comprise probationers who
prosecuting attorney. The under Community Control are retired, under disabil- upper 80s. Lows in the upper
Lucille Becker of Delphos is Week 8 winner in court conducted 26 crimi- Sanctions and defendants ity, laid off, or who have 60s.
nal pretrial conferences, 18 released on bond pending dis- absconded from the county
the Delphos Herald 140th anniversary Give-away.
Advertising manager Don Hemple congratulates her defendants were convicted as position of pending criminal and have active arrest war- LOCAL PRICES
and presents her with her gift certificate. Week 9 winner a result of trial or guilty pleas. proceedings. There were 209 rants issued against them. Corn: $3.62
is Karen Moore of Delphos. No criminal Jury Trial was required-reporting visits by Judge Steele reported 33 Wheat: $6.05
held. Twelve motion hearings probationers and defendants civil cases were filed during Beans: $10.71
were held. No Trials to Court on bond. The department the month. The court con-
were conducted.
Two search warrants were
conducted 12 drug tests, and
there were 508 hours of com-
ducted two trials to court,
held 13 pretrial conferenc-
LOTTERY
1st Annual
signed by Judge Steele in munity service work com- es, and heard 32 motions. CLEVELAND (AP) —
Parrot Head July.
Fifteen defendants
pleted by probationers under
supervision.
Eight cases were dismissed
due to the parties reaching
These Ohio lotteries were
drawn Tuesday:

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Children
were sentenced to incar-
ceration with the Ohio
Department of Corrections
Three probationers had
their probation revoked for
violations of Community
a settlement. Judgment was
rendered in 27 cases; 5 Cases
were terminated by Summary
Kicker
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defendants had their bonds
revoked for violation of bond
Judgment. No civil case was
referred to mediation/arbitra-
tion. No civil jury trial was
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Ball: 32
Mega

Estimated jackpot: $42


million
SATURDAY, AUGUST 21...3-11 PM (WORTH), the Van Wert conditions. held this month. Midday 3
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“Parrots of the month. Domestic Relations 8-1-5-6
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MARTIAL ARTS ACADEMY motions regarding modifica- 4-5-2-0
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www.delphosherald.com Wednesday, August 4, 2010 The Herald –3

STATE/LOCAL
Ohio Hardest-Hit Fund
plan approved by U.S.
Department of Treasury
$172M to assist and other state leaders have
worked tirelessly to address
Ohio homeowners foreclosures in Ohio,” said
Kimberly Zurz, Director
facing foreclosure of the Ohio Department of
COLUMBUS — The U.S. Commerce and OHFA Board
Department of Treasury today Chairperson. “With these fed-
announced the approval of eral dollars in place, we can
the Ohio Hardest-Hit Fund build on the success of Save
(Ohio HHF) plan. The Ohio the Dream Ohio to continue
Housing Finance Agency helping families struggling to
(OHFA) will use the alloca- maintain homeownership.”
tion of $172 million in federal Ohio’s program will
foreclosure prevention fund- assist homeowners with
ing to help families struggling financial hardships who
to pay their mortgages. have been unable to qualify
“Ohio families have felt the for existing loan modifica-
effects of the national hous- tion and foreclosure preven-
ing crisis harder than most. tion programs. Available
Through this partnership with programs will include:
the Obama Administration, Rescue Payment Assistance,
the Ohio Hardest-Hit Fund Partial Mortgage Payment
will keep more Ohio families Assistance, Modification
out of foreclosure while add- Assistance with Principal
ing stability to the housing Reduction and Transitional
market,” Ohio Governor Ted Assistance.
Photo submitted Strickland said. “The Ohio “Through this plan, we
Hardest-Hit Fund will be will provide resources that
The Meadows of Kalida donated 82.5 pounds of food and $1430.62 to Ottawa Food Pantry as part of its “Independence another tool for homeowners were previously unavailable
from Hunger” Food Drive held in July. Above: staff presents the check to food pantry representatives.

The Meadows of Kalida


to stay in their homes, along to struggling borrowers,”
with ongoing state initiatives OHFA Executive Director
like Save the Dream and the Doug Garver said. “I am
Foreclosure Compact that pleased that OHFA will play
bring homeowners and lend- an active role in this initia-

adopts Ottawa Food Pantry


ers together to avoid home tive, coordinating a statewide
foreclosure.” network of partnerships to
Ohio has received the third deliver help quickly to those
largest allocation of Hardest- who need it most.”
Hit funds to date as part of The Ohio HHF plan will
the U.S. Treasury’s second launch September 27, 2010
The Meadows of Kalida Ottawa Food Pantry helps to participated; each designat- of personalized senior liv- round of funding. OHFA has but borrowers who are in
donated 82.5 pounds of food make a difference by improv- ing their own local food bank ing services, from indepen- worked with Governor Ted need of immediate assis-
and $1430.62 to the Ottawa ing the quality of life in our as the recipient. The com- dent and assisted living, to Strickland, the Department tance should visit the Save
Food Pantry as part of its community. At The Meadows pany, as a whole, was able to skilled nursing and rehabilita- of Commerce and the Save the Dream Ohio website at
“Independence from Hunger” of Kalida, we are constantly donate nearly 270,000 pounds tive services. Trilogy’s senior the Dream Ohio partners to www.savethedream.ohio.gov
Food Drive held in July. striving to make a positive of food to very worthy local living services are delivered develop a comprehensive, or call the hotline at (888)
All The Meadows of Kalida difference in Kalida,” Kevin charities. In last year’s food by staff specially trained to statewide strategy. The plan 404-4674 to get free assis-
employees were encouraged to Kidd, executive director at drive the company raised just honor, and enhance the lives aims to assist 18,500 unem- tance and speak directly with
donate food, cash or personal The Meadows of Kalida said. over 134,000 pounds of food of our residents through com- ployed and underemployed a housing counselor.
time off to this worthy cause. The “Independence from companywide. passion and commitment to homeowners who are experi- Visit www.ohiohome.org
“The Meadows of Kalida Hunger” Food Drive was a The Meadows of Kalida exceeding customer expecta- encing financial hardship and to read Ohio’s Hardest-Hit
is committed to strengthen- company-wide initiative in is a Trilogy Health Services tions. To learn more about are at-risk of mortgage loan Fund proposal submitted to
ing the community we serve. which each of the 60 Trilogy community. Trilogy com- The Meadows of Kalida, visit default or foreclosure. U.S. Treasury in its entire-
Supporting organizations like Health Services communities munities offer a full range www.meadowsofkalida.com. “Governor Strickland ty.

Briefs Voinovich comments on unemployment


Man banished By Senator George
Voinovich
market uncertainty,” Foss
said, in testifying before the
unemployment above 10
percent, “Good tax policy
tant player: Obama. He is
on the stump talking about
from town to Congress narrowly
Senate. “The uncertainty
makes it difficult to hold
decrees that, wherever pos-
sible, a fee for a service
creating jobs, but he’s in a
bunker when it comes to a
be re-sentenced approved yet another unem-
ployment insurance exten-
onto valued employees. It
makes it hard to convince
should be assessed against
those who directly benefit
reauthorization of the sur-
face transportation bill. We
WADSWORTH (AP) — sion, but my colleagues on subcontractors to work for from that service.” are working full-bore to get
A man essentially ordered to the other side of the aisle us. And it makes it hard to Reagan knew America a bipartisan bill done this
keep out of an Ohio com- continue to miss the forest convince lenders to invest was in dire straits and fought year. The House has been
munity two years ago over for the trees. in us.” hard for a gas tax increase working on reauthorization
repeated calls to City Hall will Instilling certainty into A robust new highway once he realized the effect for 2½ years.
be re-sentenced. the economy by providing bill is a three-fer. It is good it would have on the econ- I cannot understand how
Barberton resident Jeffrey relief to the unemployed is for jobs and for an industry omy. It was a tough pill the president can ignore this
Aberegg admits to calling important. But creating sus- that is struggling, good for for his conservative col- issue at a time when unem-
police and other departments tainable jobs is where this our competitive position in leagues to swallow. But, in ployment continues to grow
in nearby Wadsworth numer- debate should be focused. Voinovich the global marketplace and the end, Congress passed and we have a proven job
ous times beginning in 2001, Over the past two years, good for our environment the much-needed Surface creator at our fingertips.
because of problems with his our nation borrowed $123 petroleum and coal products — traffic congestion, for Transportation Assistance Show me another bill
ex-wife and other individuals. billion to pay for unemploy- manufacturers. The infra- example, contributes almost Act of 1982, which provided that has bipartisan support
The city south of Cleveland ment insurance extensions, structure built, maintained 30 percent to our greenhouse a 5-cent gas tax increase and from labor, manufactur-
says the calls interfered with our national debt increased and managed by this indus- gas emissions. created hundreds of thou- ing, business, the trucking
official business, and in 2008 by almost $4 trillion, and try is the backbone of our In addition, construction sands of jobs. History speaks industry and state and local
Aberegg was convicted of Democrats passed a $2 tril- economy. is an economic stimulus we for itself. groups.
telecommunications harass- lion health care bill and a Unfortunately, this sector can afford at a time when Today, groups that Show me another bill
ment. stimulus bill now estimated is in its worst condition since we are borrowing more than don’t traditionally back that will create r eal jobs for
In an unusual sentence, the by the Congressional Budget World War II. The unem- 41 cents of every dollar we tax increases — among Americans, will be paid for
judge ordered him to stay off Office to cost $860 billion. ployment rate in construc- spend. them, the U.S. Chamber of and will bring certainty to a
city property for five years. In spite of all this spending, tion is a staggering 20 per- We do not need to borrow Commerce, the National major part of the economy
Wadsworth’s law director people are asking, “Where cent — higher than for any money for the transportation Association of Manufacturers without adding to an already
says that included streets and are the jobs?” other industry and two times bill. We can pay for it by and the American Trucking staggering deficit.
sidewalks, meaning Aberegg Most Americans would the national unemployment increasing the gas tax, which Association — have come
was banished. rather have a job than col- rate of 9.5 percent. has not risen since 1993. The out in support of a gas tax Sen. George Voinovich
The Ohio public defender’s lect unemployment insur- Recently, Tom Foss, rep- gas tax is a user fee, and just increase because of this (R-Ohio) is ranking mem-
office appealed, and the city ance. Let’s stop kicking the resenting the Associated a few cents could help create reauthorization bill’s ability ber of the Transportation
has agreed to re-sentencing. can down the road and work General Contractors of jobs, improve our infrastruc- to put Americans back to and Infrastructure
No date has been set. together on creating jobs — America, got at the root of ture and better the climate. work. Subcommittee and serves on
particularly since the answer the problem. Our “failure to As President Ronald But we are still waiting to the Environment and Public
Feds pounce on actually lies on that road —
by passing a robust surface
pass a multiyear transporta-
tion bill creates significant
Reagan said in 1982, when
the nation was facing record
hear from the most impor- Works Committee.

Ohio pain clinic transportation reauthoriza-


tion bill.
operators A multiyear transportation
bill that is paid for would be
WAVERLY (AP) — a real economic stimulus and
Federal and local authori- create immediate jobs. The

Dr. Nicholas
ties say six people have been Transportation Department
indicted on charges alleging estimates that for every $1
a southern Ohio pain manage- billion the federal govern-
ment clinic sold drug prescrip- ment invests in highways and

Schmit
tions fraudulently. bridges, 34,800 jobs are cre-
Authorities say the alleged ated or maintained. Highway
“pill mill” operated under dif- projects worth more than
ferent names and let people $47 billion are ready to go,
get pain medicine without a according to state depart-
doctor’s exam or legitimate ments of transportation.
medical need. They say as But President Barack
many as 80 people a day paid
up to $180 for visits to Ohio
Obama is doing nothing to
get these projects off the
on providing
30 years
Medical and Pain Management ground. This year, 21 states
in Waverly. have indicated that they are
Clinic owner Nancy likely to be forced to reduce Photo submitted

Wright attends Hereford expo


Sadler faces the most charges transportation investments
in the federal indictment in because of Washington’s
Cincinnati: 29 counts, includ-
ing 24 counts of unlawful dis-
inaction.
The transportation con-
Cody Wright, 10, of Delphos, recently attended the
2010 American Hereford Association Junior National
of excellent
tribution of controlled sub- struction industry supports
stances.
The clinic’s voicemail was
more than 3 million jobs.
Just think about the massive
Expo in Indianapolis, Ind. He participated in a show-
manship competition and showed in class exhibiting his dental care!
market steer and heifer. Cody is the son of Dave and
full today and there was no impact this industry has on Jenny Wright and the grandson of Tom and Mary Osting
listing for Sadler.
Ohio authorities have
employment in the U.S. It
provides more domestic jobs
of Delphos and Joe and Sharon Wright of Venedocia. He from your patients
will be participating in competitions at the Allen and
stepped up efforts to fight pain than both U.S. motor vehicle Van Wert County fairs this summer.
medicine abuse. and parts manufacturers and
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POLITICS “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to
improve the world.”
— Anne Frank (1929-1945)

Economic recovery falls


to thrifty consumers
By MARTIN and Pampers diapers, said its lion, from $408 billion a year
CRUTSINGER revenue grew 5 percent in the ago. Credit card use edged up
The Associated Press latest quarter. less than a percent to $345
But other industry and billion from $342 billion last
WASHINGTON — government data were more year.
American shoppers are being downbeat. Analysts believe consum-
careful about how much they Factory orders dropped ers have now rebuilt savings
spend, and that’s making busi- in June for the second con- and will be open to spending
nesses cautious about hiring. secutive month after nine more in the coming months.
For the economic recov- straight months of gains, the “We think most of the
ery to gain strength — and Commerce Department said. required increases in sav-
the unemployment rate to And the number of buyers ings have already happened
come down in any meaning- who signed contracts to pur- and that further increases in
Justice gives
ful way — consumers will chase homes fell in June to the incomes will translate into

IT WAS NEWS THEN


need to become less frugal. lowest level on records dating consumer spending,” said
sheriff deadline But a flurry of data released
Tuesday suggests families
back to 2001, according to
the National Association of
Peter Newland, an economist
at Barclays Capital.
One Year Ago
• A full house saluted the Rev. David Howell of Trinity
in rights case are reluctant to increase their
spending, even as they buy
Realtors.
One telling detail about
Consumer spending is
important because it accounts
more stuff, including cars and consumers’ habits these days for 70 percent of total eco-
United Methodist with a roast at the Senate, honoring his WASHINGTON (AP) — consumer staples like razors came from the Commerce nomic activity.
40 years of ministry. After all of the roasters had their turn, The Justice Department on and shampoo. Dept.’s personal income and Last week, the govern-
Pastor Howell concluded with heartfelt thanks after roasting Tuesday notified an Arizona “Once the unemployment spending report for June: the ment said economic growth
each of the roasters in turn. sheriff’s office known for its rate starts coming down in annualized savings rate stood for the second quarter slowed
efforts against illegal immi- a significant way, consum- at 6.4 percent, the highest to 2.4 percent. Many analysts
25 Years Ago — 1985 grants that it has refused to ers will feel more confident level in nearly a year — and believe it will dip further in
• The peace task force of Church People for Change and cooperate with a civil rights and start spending. But busi- triple the rate in 2007, before the second half of the year
Reconciliation will hold a peace walk Aug. 6 with a public investigation, is not in com- nesses are reluctant to step the recession. because of high unemploy-
prayer service in Lima Town Square, Ellen Ditto, coordina- pliance with federal law and up hiring until they see stron- The savings rate hasn’t ment, shaky consumer confi-
tor for the Delphos task force, announced. Ditto said the the department is threatening ger demand,” said Chris G. dipped below 5 percent since dence and weakness in home
peace walk is in commemoration of the 40th anniversary to sue. Christopher, senior economist October 2008. prices in many major metro-
of the bombing of Hiroshima and 40 years of nuclear Since March 2009, the U.S. at IHS Global Insight. “It’s a Even the way people are politan areas.
weapons. Justice Department has been Catch-22 situation.” paying for things shows a While personal income
• Gail Potter, daughter of Bob and Marilyn Potter of Elida, investigating Maricopa County Unemployment stands change in attitude about growth was flat in June, it
Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office in at 9.5 percent. The govern- money. Consumers shied rose in April and May. But
will be participating in the Ohio State Future Farmers of
Phoenix for alleged discrimi- ment’s next jobs report comes away from accumulating new households chose to save the
America contest. Gail was a student of vocational agriculture nation and for unconstitutional
at Elida High School and a member of Elida Future Farmers searches and seizures. Arpaio out Friday. debt during the second quar- extra money rather than spend
of America. General Motors and ter, according to the latest it.
says the inquiry is focused on Chrysler on Tuesday posted reports from MasterCard Inc., Longer term, that may not
• Doug Good, 16, of Fort Jennings scored a hole in one his immigration efforts.
while on vacation with his family at Devil’s Lake Golf higher U.S. sales for July, and Visa Inc. be such a bad thing, econo-
Robert Driscoll, a a sign that Americans are Overall card use rose 14 mists said, because the sav-
Course, Addison, Mich. Doug is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Washington lawyer repre-
Robert Good of Fort Jennings and a member of Delphos senting Arpaio, said Justice still willing to buy big-ticket percent. But the growth came ings help households get con-
items. And Procter & Gamble, almost entirely from debit trol of their bills and make
Country Club. He scored the hole in one on the number six Department lawyers “have maker of Tide laundry soap cards, which rose to $465 bil- purchases they can afford.
hole. He will be a senior at Fort Jennings High School.
W.H. was more involved in racial flap
picked the man and the depart-
ment and are trying to find a
50 Years Ago — 1960 violation, rather than find a
• A 1902 Sears owned by Evan Wreede of Fort Jennings violation and then seeking to
was one of the oldest historical cars at the second annual vindicate someone’s rights.” By JULIE PACE personnel matter. ing her comments could, right-
Bluffton Historical Car Festival held in Bluffton. In spite of “They have been investi- The Associated Press The White House offi- ly or wrongly, cause people
its age, Wreede’s car showed its speed in an early morning gating for two years,” said cial said staffers in the per- to question her decisions as
WASHINGTON — As a sonnel office raised concerns a federal employee and lead
demonstration as it zoomed down Bluffton’s Main Street at Driscoll, who added that most
racial firestorm erupted last about whether the video accu- to lingering doubts about civil
25 miles per hour. This car was the first in Franklin, N.Y., people assume it has some- month, the White House rately reflected the totality of rights at the agency, which has
and it has frequently been exhibited since it was first brought thing with racial profiling. buzzed with questions and Sherrod’s remarks and began a troubled history of discrimi-
to Delphos in 1908. It may usually be seen in the parking lot But Driscoll said, “If it was
concerns about the forced trying to locate a full transcript. nation.
of the Wreede Brothers Gulf Service Station at the intersec- going on now, presumably ouster of a black Agriculture The official said those concerns Despite that explanation,
tion of Fifth and Canal streets. In all there were nearly 230 they would have evidence of Department employee. But were shared with the USDA, the White House continued
entries in the Bluffton festival which was co-sponsored by this now.” no one stepped in to stop but no attempt was made to be unsettled by Sherrod’s
the Bluffton Business Men’s Association, and the Ohio Oil In a letter, assistant attorney
general Thomas Perez, head of Secretary Tom Vilsack from to intervene. Senior White version of events, by the
Company. Each exhibitor received ten free gallons of gas pressuring Shirley Sherrod to House officials, including white farmers at the center
and two tickets to the chicken barbecue at the elementary the Justice Department’s civil
rights division, said the sher- resign, a decision administra- press secretary Robert Gibbs, of her story who were now
school after the parade, which was delayed nearly an hour iff’s office is not turning over tion officials from President Communications Director Dan voicing support for Sherrod
by rain. material that Perez’s lawyers Barack Obama on down now Pfeiffer and Deputy Chief of and by the continued lack of
are requesting. Over a year say was a mistake. Staff Jim Messina, were briefed a full transcript. Around 8
75 Years Ago — 1935 ago, Arpaio’s lawyers asked Interviews with White on the incident. p.m. Tuesday, White House
• The best aggregation of shows and rides ever pre- that the Justice Department’s House and Agriculture As Sherrod’s story unfold- chief of staff Rahm Emanuel
sented at the Delphos Fair will be here for the entertain- Office of Professional Department officials reveal a ed, the White House offi- called Vilsack to suggest
ment of the people at this annual event, held Aug. 20-24, Responsibility investigate greater level of White House cial said staff there became that he reconsider accepting
officers of the fair predict. Included among the shows will alleged attorney misconduct involvement in the incident increasingly concerned that Sherrod’s resignation.
be a mechanical city, 10-in-one show, trained pony, monkey regarding the investigation. In than officials initially let on, no one in the administration White House chief coun-
and dog show, musical comedy show, penny arcade and his letter to Arpaio’s lawyers, with staff making calls to had seen a transcript or tape of sel Bob Bauer, White House
others. Perez said such “unfounded Capitol Hill and civil rights the full remarks. The NAACP Cabinet Secretary Chris Lu
• Students of Miss Mary Copus, pianist, will be presented allegations” are not a basis for groups, and senior adminis- shared those concerns, telling and spokesman Gibbs also
in a recital to be held at Morris Chapel. Students who will refusing to cooperate with the tration officials speaking to the White House that it was spoke with Vilsack over the
be participating include Rita and Beatrice Elwer, Helen Justice Department probe. Vilsack. Most notably, White reconsidering its earlier state- course of the evening.
Van Demark, Jacke Lee Foust, Norma Jean Leist, Juanita In June, the office conclud- House staff expressed con- ment of support. At some point that evening,
King, Margie Grace, Jane Baxter, Marjorie Buettner, ed that no civil rights divi- cerns early on that Sherrod’s The White House offi- Vilsack also called others for
remarks about race in an edit- cial said it’s unclear wheth- advice, including civil rights
Betty Humphreys, Mary Alice Fethers, Betty Rinehart, sion attorney at the Justice ed video clip may have been er Obama was told about advocate Jesse Jackson. A
Dorothy Baxter, Wilma Moenter, Robert Thompson and Department committed profes- taken out of context. these concerns when he was USDA official said he spoke to
Hope Fosnaught. sional misconduct or exercised
Despite the concerns, a first briefed on the incident several members of Congress
• Officers for the next six months were installed by the poor judgment in the probe of White House official said no Tuesday afternoon. In the and leaders in the civil rights
Okonoxy Lodge, No. 201, IOOF, at a meeting held at the Arpaio’s office. one in the West Wing asked briefing, he told staff that he community as well. As those
Odd Fellows Hall on East Second Street. Officers installed Perez gave the sheriff’s
the Agriculture Department to trusted Vilsack and stood by calls were being made, the
were Ray Upperman, noble grand; Kenneth Harpster, past office until Aug. 17 to turn hold off in seeking Sherrod’s the secretary’s decision. NAACP posted a full video
grand; Plea Moorman, vice grand; Ray Redd, recording over documents first requested resignation until a full tape Vilsack stood by his original of Sherrod’s remarks, which
secretary; Chas. Bickle, financial secretary; Frank Baer, last year in what the depart- or transcript of her remarks decision as well. While he also showed her speaking to an
treasurer; J. F. Irick, right supporter to noble grand; Alva ment calls an inquiry into could be found. The official had not seen a full transcript of NAACP group about racial
claims of discrimination based
Kuehl, left supporter to nobel grand; Kenneth Clinger, war- on national origin. said the White House didn’t Sherrod’s remarks, he issued a reconciliation and overcom-
den; Cecile Stopher, conductor; Clyde Harpster, right scene Arpaio and his legal coun- want to get involved in what second statement Tuesday that ing her initial reluctance to
supporter; Elmer Dray, left scene supporter; Oris Sawmiller, sel said a year ago that the it considered to be a USDA said the controversy surround- help the white farmer.

Ginsburg to be 1 of 3 female justices


outside guard; Howard Irick, inside guard; Clark Van Meter, sheriff’s office would not
chaplain; J. E. Bryan, right supporter to vice grand and Abe cooperate with the inquiry.
Fulton, left supporter to vice grand. The office “has continued
its unwarranted refusal to By MARK SHERMAN opments,” Ginsburg said. ized on two other occasions
cooperate,” Perez wrote. The Associated Press She said the “all-consum- last year but is maintaining an
In June, the office supplied ing, constantly challenging” active travel schedule that is
Moderately confused a position statement regarding
the operation of its jail facili-
WASHINGTON — For
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg,
work at the court helped her
cope with the death of her
taking her across the country
at least twice this summer.
ties. the prospect of three women husband, Martin, from cancer There has been persistent
The statement says “noth- on the Supreme Court is in June. They had been mar- speculation that Ginsburg
ing at all about the allega- exhilarating, and she intends ried 56 years. could retire next year and give
tions of discriminatory police to stay around and enjoy it. She had two opinions to Obama his third vacancy to
practices,” and includes no After the death of her write in June and constant trips fill in as many years.
agreement to provide access husband and her own treat- between the court, her home Next year probably would
to sheriff’s office facilities and ment for cancer, there was and the hospital. “I had no time be Obama’s last chance to
personnel, Perez said in the let- speculation that the 77-year- to dwell on the loss that I knew get a Supreme Court nomi-
ter to the sheriff department’s old justice would step down. was going to be sooner rather nee through the Senate before
legal counsel. The letter also But she told The Associated than later,” she said. the 2012 presidential election.
said a limited production of Press on Tuesday that she Her children persuaded her There hasn’t been an election-
accompanying documents plans to remain on the court to show up in court the day year Supreme Court retire-
fails to respond to the first for the foreseeable future and after her husband’s death to ment in more than 40 years
request for material made 17 still wants to match Justice read one of those opinions in because, among other things,
months ago. Louis Brandeis, who retired a closely divided case because the opposition party in the
Title VI of the Civil Rights at age 82. he would have wanted her Senate is inclined to wait for
Act of 1964 prohibits discrim- Ginsburg talked with the AP there. “I knew he would,” election results in the hope
ination in federally assisted in her wood-paneled office at Ginsburg said. that it will capture the White
programs on the basis of race the court as the Senate began She keeps a large photo- House.
or national origin. debate on the all-but-assured graph of the man everybody Ginsburg sought to tamp
Perez pointed out that the confirmation of high court knew as Marty on her book- down the speculation in a
sheriff’s office signed contrac- nominee Elena Kagan, chosen case. The folded American lighthearted manner.
tual assurances under Title VI by President Barack Obama to flag from his burial at She mentioned a paint-
agreeing to allow examina- replace John Paul Stevens. Last Arlington National Cemetery ing that usually hangs in her
tion of relevant records by the year, Justice Sonia Sotomayor rests on the window sill. office by the German emigre
Justice Department. joined the court after David Ginsburg appeared to be artist Josef Albers. The paint-
The Title VI implementing Souter retired. in good health and good spir- ing is part of a traveling exhi-
regulations require that every With Kagan’s confirma- its, even with the strain of bition and is supposed to be
application for federal financial tion, there would be three her husband’s death and a returned in 2012.
assistance be accompanied by women serving together on diagnosis of pancreatic can- “If anyone asks how long
an assurance that the program the Supreme Court for the cer in 2009. She underwent I’ll be here, at least until my
will be conducted in accordance first time. “To me, it’s one of surgery and chemotherapy for Albers comes back,” she
with all requirements. the most exhilarating devel- the cancer and was hospital- said.
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COMMUNITY
LANDMARK
A day in the life
BY LOVINA EICHER children. Some of us like bacon, egg, and tomato sand-
Putnam libraries
set fall storytime
homemade salsa with them. wiches. Those fresh tomatoes
3:15 a.m. — This always 8:30 a.m. — Son are so good along with all The Putnam County Tuesdays
seems too soon to get up yet, Benjamin, 11, helps me do the the other garden goodies. It District Library locations will Ottawa (at the ESC)
but Joe needs to head out for laundry, Loretta, 10, sweeps looks like our sweet corn is have storytime starting on — 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays
the factory. I packed Joe’s the floors while Verena and ready so that will be another Aug. 30 through Nov. 18. — family storytime
lunch and filled his water jug Joseph washes dishes. easy meal for tomorrow. Storytimes introduce — 10 a.m. on Wednesdays
for work. On these 10:30 a.m. — 9 p.m. — Everyone is young children to books and — preschool
hot days he wants The clothes are all ready for bed after another reading. Each week, one of — 10 a.m. on Thursdays
me to add plenty of out on the lines. It day’s work. the six pre-reading skills will — baby/toddlers
ice for his water. Joe is a nice breezy day I read through some reader be presented and librarians Pandora — 10 a.m. on
usually isn’t hungry for drying laundry. mail my editor sent to me. will adapt stories, songs and Wednesdays
for breakfast this After a little break, To Theresa from Minnesota crafts to match the ages and Continental — 10 a.m. on
Ottoville School early so he usually the children take about what to do when you attention spans of the children Thursdays
waits for his first turns mowing the get too many eggs: a great attending. Fort Jennings — 6:30

CALENDAR OF
break to eat. grass and I do a lit- way to use up your eggs is The schedule is as fol- p.m. on Thursdays
3:45 a.m. — Joe tle mending before making noodles, which is lows:
leaves for work and I start lunch. what I do. Ottoville — 6:30 p.m. on
EVENTS I go back to bed. 12:30 p.m. — I To Sue from Fort Wayne, Mondays
5:30 a.m. made a one-kettle Indiana, try this recipe for Kalida — 10 a.m. on
TODAY — Time to get up again. soup for our lunch. I put a Rhubarb-Custard pie. It never Tuesdays
6 p.m. — Shepherds of Daughters Elizabeth and whole cooking onion, pint of turns out soupy for me. Columbus Grove —
Christ Associates meet in the Susan pack their lunch beef chunks, and diced pota- I bake it until it is set. 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays
St. John’s Chapel. while I make each of them toes in a large cooking pot, Leipsic — 6:30 p.m. on
6:30 p.m. — Delphos a “breakfast burrito.” It is a adding enough water to cover HOMEMADE
Kiwanis Club meets at the
Eagles Lodge, 1600 E. Fifth
cool morning to detassel corn
and also wet from overnight
well. When the water starts
boiling I add more water and
RHUBARB-
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hold Lincoln
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7 p.m. — Bingo at St. contractor’s garbage bag to the spaghettis are tender I barb, diced

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7:30 p.m. — Hope Lodge detassel. They cut out holes This soup makes a quick, 2 eggs
for their arms and head and it easy meal on busy days. I 1 cup sugar
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Masons, Masonic Temple,
the corn dries off. soup when I was a little girl. milk
North Main Street.
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9 p.m. — Fort Jennings and Susan leave for another 2 p.m. — Elizabeth and a large mixing bowl, mix The Delphos Court
Lions Club meets at the day of detasseling corn. A Susan are back home. They together above ingredients. of Catholic Daughters of
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11:30 a.m. — Mealsite other young people from the and Verena and Loretta help set. Homemade pie, cakes,
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Our ‘immortals’ HOF induction caps


ultimate goal for Emmitt
in Canton
You wonder what
these men are feeling JIM METCALFE
right now.
I refer to the new-
est members of the
Metcalfe’s By JAIME ARON
The Associated Press
ning games,” Smith said. “I
wanted to win. And I wanted
mony.
Aikman didn’t throw
Pro Football Hall of to win very bad.” as much as he might have
Fame: Emmitt Smith, Musings IRVING, Texas — The
story is true. As a rookie,
Calling Smith the most pro-
ductive running back is not the
wanted because he realized
the team was better off run-
Russ Grimm, Rickey
Jackson, Floyd Little, Emmitt Smith really did tell same as calling him the great- ning so much. Johnston liter-
Dick LeBeau, John Michael Irvin that he was going est. He certainly belongs in ally sacrificed his neck for
Randle and Jerry Rice. to become the NFL’s all-time that conversation, too. Smith, needing two surgeries
When you look at the ballot, it seems that every year it leading rusher. But think about to repair the damage done by
gets tougher to keep it to six or seven because there are so But let the record the difference all those helmet-first blocks to
many worthy — to my mind — of being inducted. also show that between those dis- pry open holes.
I think they did themselves proud this year; all of them Smith was setting a tinctions. Would you Both were glad to have done
goal, not making a rather have a dazzler it. When they retired, each tear-
— outside of Randle (that’s for Mr. Wrasman!!) — are very fully acknowledged his biggest
worthy of going into the Hall. You really have some of the prediction. or a producer?
“The conversa- Although he regret was not getting to be on
“in-the-best-ever” category that ever played. didn’t bulldoze like the field when Smith broke the
tion started with
Grimm was one of the famed “Hogs”, even though he Michael asking me, Earl Campbell, blaze Smith rushing record.
was a “measly” 273 pounds. ‘What did I want like Eric Dickerson He had 11 seasons of at Johnston actually was there,
Smith is the all-time leading rusher, even though he was to do in this league’?” Smith or leave defenders grasping least 1,000 yards, one more as a broadcaster. He ended up
not the fastest or biggest back in the world. He may have recalled. air like Barry Sanders, Smith than Walter Payton, Sanders or too overcome by emotion to
had the most heart. If only Jerry Jones had had the same Smith always liked a good churned out the most career Curtis Martin, and they were speak. Smith raised his arms
humility Emmitt did, the Cowboys might have won several challenge. yards rushing (18,355) and all in a row. Smith also came in triumph and looked through
Super Bowls in a row. Told he was too small and most touchdowns rushing within 63 yards the seasons the hole in the roof of Texas
Jackson was part of the original resurgence of the New too slow all the way back in (164). before and after the streak. He Stadium. It was later voted the
Orleans Saints in the 1980s, going from “The Aints” to a high school, all he did was set Yes, he also had the most was within 63 yards again in greatest moment in the build-
playoff contender. His attitude was to beat people into a national records. Then he went carries (4,409) but longevity is his last season, which brings ing’s history.
million corpuscles. to the University of Florida a badge of honor in the NFL, up one last astounding feat: But the defining perfor-
I do remember watching Little toward the end of his — as a backup. His first start especially for a guy defens- rushing for 5,789 yards after mance of Smith’s career was
career with the Denver Broncos, even though they were came on the road against a es spent all week plotting to turning 30. the 1993 season finale.
terrible. It wasn’t because of him that they weren’t very ranked Alabama team and all crunch the 20-25 times per “He understood our block- The defending cham-
good. he did was set the school’s game he had the ball. Smith ing schemes and he knew what pion Cowboys had started
The same can be said of LeBeau as a defensive back for single-game rushing record. made it through 15 seasons he could do and couldn’t do,” 0-2 while Smith fought for a
the woeful Detroit Lions. Many don’t remember that the His lack of size and speed (13 in Dallas, two in Arizona), said Nate Newton, his long- new contract. After an irate
Lions were a much better team in those days, especially the was supposed to catch up to plus another 17 postseason time left guard. Charles Haley plugged his
1950s and 60s. Remember Alex Karras? him in the NFL, or at least keep games. He missed only a few When it comes to indi- helmet through a locker-room
Of course, Rice is arguably the greatest receiver in pro him from dominating. That’s games because of injury dur- vidual achievement plus team wall, Jones made Smith the
football history — it’s so hard to compare a pass-happy era why 16 players were chosen ing his prime years. success, only Jerry Rice com- highest-paid running back in
after the liberalization of the rules on blocking and beating before him in the 1990 draft. “I don’t remember a pares. Fittingly, he’s also being NFL history. Dallas won nine
up receivers (remember when a cornerback could pound When the Dallas Cowboys practice that he ever missed enshrined this weekend. of the next 11 games, with
a receiver all the way down the field until the ball was took him, they weren’t sure he because of flu or sickness,” Just as Rice was fortu- one of the losses the snowy
thrown?) but the greats would do well in any era in any was the perfect complement said Cowboys’ owner Jerry nate to catch passes from Joe Thanksgiving game against
sport. Like Smith, he was too “slow” and played against too to Troy Aikman and Irvin; Jones, who will present Smith Montana and Steve Young in Miami when Leon Lett slid
poor of college competition to even think of being a pro. they just hoped so because for induction. an offense designed by Bill into a would-have-been dead
Now for Randle ... Let’s skip him. He was a bum!!! He the defensive guy they really Smith won four rush- Walsh, Smith was fortunate ball, giving the Dolphins a
wanted already was taken. ing titles, matching Sanders, to play in an offense featuring second chance at a winning
should be thrown out as they let him in!!! a powerful line, a ramming
Talk about an unexpected professional, let alone a The 5-9 1/2 Smith indeed Dickerson and O.J. Simpson field goal.
was the perfect fit. And his for the most during the Super fullback in Daryl Johnston and Playing the Giants at the
Hall-of-Famer — he played for Trinity Valley Community the Aikman-Irvin tandem that Meadowlands, the stakes were
desire, drive and durability Bowl era. And that’s not even
College and then Texas A & I! He was one of the fast- kept defenses from loading up huge. The winner took the divi-
turned him into the most pro- the impressive part. Smith was
est and quickest men to ever play defensive tackle in the the first rushing champion to against the run or made them sion and a first-round bye. Smith
ductive running back in NFL
National Football League at 278 pounds. history. win a Super Bowl the same pay when they did. also had a shot at a second
Obviously, I never experienced the chance to play at the On Saturday night, Smith season and did it three times. Smith, Aikman and Irvin straight rushing title, despite
highest echelon of any sport, let alone being considered will do the only things left He was the first NFL MVP were dubbed “The Triplets” having spotted his competition
among the all-timers. To even make it for a year in the in his career: slip on the gold from the Cowboys and is still by coach Barry Switzer. The a 2-game head start.
pros is incredible. I can only imagine the feelings of pride; blazer and unveil the bust sig- the only one. He also won the name stuck, mainly because Smith separated his right
humility (most of these guys were the utmost profession- nifying his spot in the Pro Super Bowl MVP that season. of how they embraced it. Each shoulder but refused to come
als in their day and probably thought they didn’t deserve Football Hall of Fame. That sweep has been done was a star in his own right, yet out and refused to be used
this honor), knowing that to get this honor generally meant His speech is already writ- before and since but he’s the together they were even better, as a decoy. He ran 32 times
that a lot of people were behind you and thought you were ten and it’s big on thank yous only non-quarterback to do it. lifting the Dallas Cowboys to and caught 10 passes for 229
pretty good; and thankfulness. to the people who’ve meant At the risk of getting too three Super Bowls titles in yards and a touchdown, lead-
It can also mean another feeling that Michael Jordan the most in his life and his stat-oriented, there are a few four seasons (1992-95), while ing Dallas to a 16-13 overtime
intimated when he was inducted into Springfield: it’s really career. As much as others more that help put his career reaching “only” the NFC victory.
“over”. It’s the highest honor we can give to our “immor- helped shape him, Smith takes in perspective. championship in their down He had days with more
tals” in any sport but it is an “end”. Basically, you can’t great pride in having made the Smith gained at least 100 year. yards and won games that
play anymore. most of his abilities and his yards in 78 games. That’s Smith’s induction reunites meant more. But that game
I really wonder how that feels. circumstances. nearly five full season’s worth. them as Hall of Famers, too; went a long way toward
By the way, did you see this note the other day: “I was motivated by one (He had seven more in the Aikman and Irvin will be in cementing him as a Hall-of-
another Texas A & I graduate, Darrell Green, ran a 4.43 thing and one thing only: win- postseason.) Canton, Ohio, for the cere- Famer.

Cleveland has options on defense


40-yard dash — at the age of 50!!!
Ouch!
I just ran a 4.43 the other day — four minutes and 43
seconds!!! Boy, I was tired!
Alex Rodriguez has gone 12 games since his 599th By RUSTY MILLER on last year but we want to “I’ve talked to fans, just at wire from Miami and signing
career home run. The Associated Press carry the same mentality a restaurant or at the airport. free agent Scott Fujita, who
Going after the 600th has taken on a life of its own, as we had at the end of the They do seem optimistic. True played at New Orleans last
hasn’t it? BEREA — Cleveland season,” veteran LB David fans, they’ve been through the year. Gocong and D’Qwell
I know I shouldn’t be cynical but when someone says Browns NT Shaun Rogers Bowens said. “Right now in highs and lows. It’s time to Jackson will likely hold down
that it’s just another home run or game — whatever one waddled up within range of camp we have the mentality give (some success) to them,” the inside linebacker spots,
is talking about — you kind of roll your eyes and whistle the machine that hurls practice that we’re attacking. We’re LB Chris Gocong said. “Just with Bowens moving around
“Dixie”. passes to wide receivers and coming out in September looking at our defense, it’s so wherever needed in the front
Maybe they DO believe their own words — after all, set his feet. and we’re attacking. Teams much skill. If we can put it all seven. Eric Barton will also be
whenever you are reaching a milestone like the vaunted Footballs came off the are going to have to beat us. together, I think we’ve got a a factor.
machine at a frightening speed We’re not going to find ways real good chance.” Defensive coordinator Rob
600-homer mark, you want to lessen the pressure all you Ryan has a world of options.
and Rogers was just a few feet to lose games.” Rogers may be the key up
can — but you just know they don’t really believe that. The Browns were good at front. Even when his injury “Some are going to have
away. But he would dip one of
Maybe A-Rod is not a baseball historian or a “fan” of his mammoth hands into the doing that a year ago. mends, he could be suspended to play on special teams, so
the game but I am sure he is well-versed in what No. 600 path of the ball and snag it, like In nine games, the offense for bringing a loaded weapon that’s going to be a compo-
means, just like the numbers 714 (Babe Ruth), 755 (Hank King Kong grabbing a plane didn’t even surpass 12 first into an airport. But on the nent of it,” coach Eric Mangini
Aaron) and 4,256 (Pete Rose) have a hallowed place in the circling a skyscraper. downs, an alarming lack of field, he can disrupt an offense said. “Some may play in the
game of baseball. So far in training camp, production that left even less by clogging the middle with sub-suited defenses: nickel and
He is only 35 years old, so perhaps numbers like 660 that’s the only action that margin for error on an already- his 350-pound frame and push- dime, goal-line, short-yardage
(Willie Mays) and beyond — even Barry Bonds (762)? — Rogers has seen for a Browns stressed defense. The Browns ing linemen into the backfield. and more run-specific defens-
will become familiar to him as well. defense that will count heavily lost another game by a point He’ll likely be flanked by tack- es. There could be a lot of roles
on his intimidating presence at Detroit after time expired les Robaire Smith and Kenyon for a lot of different people —

MLB
on the front wall. Rogers is on because of a defensive inter- Coleman, making for a solid and meaningful roles.”
the PUP list with a leg injury. ference penalty. first line of defense. On the back end, Eric
It’s just another point of con- But a 4-game winning Linebacker may be where Wright and Sheldon Brown
The Associated Press National League cern for a team trying to tamp streak to end the season left the Browns are deepest and will battle for cornerback spots
American League East Division down as many question marks them at 5-11. Now the defense best. The front office pulled with first-round draft pick Joe
East Division
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MLB CAPSULES
New York 66 40 .623 1 New York 54 53 .505 6 1/2
Boston 61 46 .570 6 1/2 Florida 53 53 .500 7
Toronto 56 51 .523 11 1/2 Washington 47 60 .439 13 1/2
Baltimore 33 73 .311 34 Central Division
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Chicago 60 46 .566 — St. Louis 59 48 .551 1/2 American League Scott’s shot to right, his 19th homer. Jonathan Papelbon worked the ninth his first win in two months, Brennan
Minnesota 59 48 .551 1 1/2 Milwaukee 50 58 .463 10 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — It was Showalter’s first game as for his 25th save. Boesch and Johnny Damon each
Detroit 53 53 .500 7 Houston 47 59 .443 12 Sean Rodriguez and B.J. Upton hit a skipper since the end of the 2006 Huff (2-10), recalled from Triple-A drove in two runs and the Detroit
Kansas City 46 61 .430 14 1/2 Chicago 46 61 .430 13 1/2 3-run homers as the Tampa Bay season, when he was with the Texas Columbus on Tuesday, gave to Tigers earned a split of a day-night
Cleveland 45 62 .421 15 1/2 Pittsburgh 37 69 .349 22 Rays beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4 Rangers. He’s the third manager three runs, seven hits, walked two doubleheader.
West Division West Division Tuesday night, winning for the 10th of 2010 for Baltimore, which is a and struck out two. Chicago won the first game as
W L Pct GB W L Pct GB Juan Pierre homered for the first
Texas 61 45 .575 — San Diego 62 43 .590 — time in 11 games and taking over the majors-worst 33-73. Blue Jays 8, Yankees 2
Los Angeles 54 54 .500 8 San Francisco 62 45 .579 1 AL East lead. Jeremy Guthrie (5-11) went NEW YORK — Ricky Romero time in almost two years. Alex Rios
Oakland 53 53 .500 8 Colorado 55 51 .519 7 1/2 Rodriguez homered in the first seven innings, allowing three runs baffled the suddenly-slumping New and Dayan Viciedo also connected
Seattle 40 67 .374 21 1/2 Los Angeles 55 52 .514 8 inning. Upton put the Rays ahead and five hits. York Yankees for the second time for the White Sox in the opener.
——— Arizona 40 67 .374 23 6-3 with his tie-breaking drive in Red Sox 3, Indians 1 this season and the free-swinging Mark Buehrle (10-8) pitched into
Tuesday’s Results ——— the seventh. After pinch-hitters John BOSTON — Mike Lowell hit a Toronto Blue Jays belted four more the eighth inning, allowing two runs
Chicago White Sox 12, Detroit 2, 1st Tuesday’s Results Jaso and Matt Joyce drew 1-out 2-run homer on the first pitch he home runs. and seven hits.
game Pittsburgh 7, Cincinnati 6 walks from Matt Guerrier (1-6) in the saw after coming off the disabled Alex Rodriguez failed to hit Pierre also doubled, drove in two
Detroit 7, Chicago White Sox 1, 2nd N.Y. Mets 3, Atlanta 2 seventh, Upton hit his ninth homer of list, Josh Beckett dominated for eight homer No. 600 for the 12th consecu- runs and stole his league-leading
game Philadelphia 6, Florida 1 the season into the left-field seats. innings and the Boston Red Sox tive game, extending the longest 40th base, the 499th of his career.
Baltimore 6, L.A. Angels 3 Milwaukee 4, Chicago Cubs 3 Pierre’s previous home run has was
Toronto 8, N.Y. Yankees 2 Houston 18, St. Louis 4 Jeff Niemann (10-3) allowed beat Cleveland 3-1 Tuesday night stretch before reaching the mile-
three runs and eight hits over seven after a bench-clearing fracas. stone of the six players to have done Sept. 15, 2008. He lined a shot from
Boston 3, Cleveland 1 San Francisco 10, Colorado 0 Rick Porcello over the right-field
Tampa Bay 6, Minnesota 4 Arizona 6, Washington 1 innings. Rafael Soriano allowed an The Red Sox won on the day it. New York’s third baseman went
Kansas City 3, Oakland 2 L.A. Dodgers 2, San Diego 1 RBI single to Joe Mauer in the ninth they lost 1B Kevin Youkilis. He went 0-for-3 with a strikeout. fence to lead off the fifth.
Seattle 3, Texas 2 Today’s Games before recording his 31st save. on the 15-day DL with a torn muscle Romero (9-7) allowed just two Porcello (4-10) was tagged for
Today’s Games Cincinnati (Cueto 10-2) at Pittsburgh Mauer was back in the starting in his right thumb and was going to hits — a 2-run homer by Mark seven runs and eight hits in 4 1/3
Toronto (Marcum 10-4) at N.Y. Yankees (Karstens 2-6), 12:35 p.m. lineup and went 3-for-4 with three see a hand specialist. Teixeira in the first and an infield innings and was chased as the White
(P.Hughes 12-4), 1:05 p.m. Milwaukee (M.Parra 3-8) at Chicago RBIs as the designated hitter. He was on the field in the eighth single by Marcus Thames in the fifth. Sox took a 7-1 lead in the fifth.
Kansas City (O’Sullivan 1-1) at Oakland Cubs (Dempster 8-8), 2:20 p.m. Orioles 6, Angels 3 inning when the benches emptied. He retired the final 15 batters. Bonderman (6-6) allowed five
(Bre.Anderson 2-2), 3:35 p.m. San Francisco (Bumgarner 4-3) at BALTIMORE — Buck Showalter’s A pitch by Indians reliever Jensen Travis Snider and Jose Bautista hits, walking one and striking out five
Chicago White Sox (E.Jackson 0-0) at Colorado (Jimenez 16-2), 3:10 p.m. Robbie Weinhardt and Ryan Perry
Detroit (Galarraga 3-3), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Pelfrey 10-5) at Atlanta difficult task of turning around the Lewis that sailed behind Adrian hit 2-run homers and Vernon Wells
last-place Baltimore Orioles began Beltre started things. Lewis, Indians and Aaron Hill also went deep for finished the game.
L.A. Angels (E.Santana 10-7) at (Medlen 6-2), 7:10 p.m. Carlos Torres (0-1), recalled
Baltimore (Matusz 3-11), 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 6-4) at Florida with a victory. third-base coach Steve Smith and the major-league’s top home-run hit-
Luke Scott hit a 2-run homer Beckett were ejected. No punches ting team. Bautista’s homer was his from Triple-A Charlotte before the
Cleveland (Masterson 3-10) at Boston (Ani.Sanchez 8-6), 7:10 p.m. first game, was the loser, giving up
(Lester 11-6), 7:10 p.m. Houston (Happ 2-0) at St. Louis and Josh Bell added a 2-run double were thrown. 33rd of the year, by far the most in
Minnesota (S.Baker 9-9) at Tampa Bay (C.Carpenter 11-3), 8:15 p.m. for his first major-league RBIs in a Beckett (3-1), making his third the majors. five runs and nine hits in six innings
(Price 14-5), 7:10 p.m. Washington (Stammen 3-4) at Arizona big sixth inning. With Los Angeles start after spending just over two White Sox 12, Tigers 2, 1st with five walks and four strikeouts.
Texas (C.Wilson 10-5) at Seattle (Fister (I.Kennedy 6-8), 9:40 p.m. leading 2-1 in the sixth, Francisco months on the DL with a strained game. Tigers 7, White Sox 1, 2nd Royals 3, Athletics 2
3-7), 10:10 p.m. San Diego (LeBlanc 5-9) at L.A. Rodriguez (0-2) replaced Angels lower back, gave up a solo homer game OAKLAND, Calif. — Alex Gordon
------ Dodgers (Padilla 4-3), 10:10 p.m. starter Trevor Bell after a leadoff to Lou Marson and two singles, DETROIT — Jeremy Bonderman See MLB, page 7
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WNBA Teammates say Favre texted them of plans to retire


The Associated Press
EASTERN CONFERENCE
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Washington 86, Atlanta 78
With everyone assuming Brett the Vikings are hoping for yet Saints and had arthroscopic
Chicago 12 15 .444 5 1/2 Minnesota 111, Connecticut 103, OT Favre was returning for a 20th again. He told the Vikings surgery in May.
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Phoenix 103, San Antonio 92
Today’s Game Vikings were enjoying a rela- ultimately ended up joining for $13 million this season but
Phoenix 13 13 .500 9 Chicago at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. tively calm and quiet training them after they broke training only if he plays.
San Antonio 10 16
Minnesota 9 16
.385 12
.360 12 1/2
Thursday’s Game
Connecticut at Seattle, 10:30 p.m.
camp as they started prepara- camp. Childress even drove to With unproven Tarvaris
tions for another run at the the airport to pick him up for Jackson in line to start at quar-

MLS
Super Bowl. his 19th NFL season. terback if Favre does retire,
All that tranquillity — and Favre and his agent, Bus the Vikings know they need
certainty — is out the window Cook, did not return messages him back.
The Associated Press Houston 5 8 5 20 23 27 now. from The Associated Press Favre has been working
EASTERN CONFERENCE Chivas USA 5 9 3 18 21 23 Favre has told some team- Favre and most players aren’t taking out at Oak Grove High School
Columbus
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10 4 4 34
GF
26
GA
16 NOTE: Three points for victory, one
mates and Vikings’ officials to teammates turned things Favre’s messages as definitive in Hattiesburg, Miss., to see if
New York 8 6 3 27 20 21 point for tie. that his surgically-repaired left upside down on a swelter- just yet. the ankle can handle another
Toronto FC 6 6 5 23 19 19 ——— ankle is not healing the way ing day. Owner Zygi Wilf, Star RB Adrian Peterson year in the NFL. He will turn
Thursday’s Game
Chicago 5 5 5 20
Kansas City 5 8 4 19
21
14
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20 Columbus at Philadelphia, 8 p.m. he would like it to and that he VP of player personnel Rick explained his gut feeling was 41 in October.
Philadelphia 4 8 3 15 19 27 Saturday’s Games will not return to Minnesota Spielman and VP of football that Favre would be handing There are plenty of guys in
New England 4 9 3 15
D.C. 3 12 3 12
16
12
27
31
Chivas USA at Toronto FC, 4 p.m.
D.C. United at New England, 7:30 this season. operations Rob Brzezinski him the ball in the Sept. 9 purple who think the NFL’s
WESTERN CONFERENCE p.m. “He told a couple guys on were seen huddling during opener against New Orleans; iron man has one more season
W L T Pts
Los Angeles 12 3 4 40
GF
31
GA
13
Real Salt Lake at Kansas City, 8:30
p.m.
our team he’s going to retire,” practice in long discussions. that is what Saints WR Lance left in him.
Real Salt Lake 10 4 4 34 32 14 San Jose at Colorado, 9 p.m. tight end Visanthe Shiancoe Head coach Brad Childress Moore expects to see as well. If this is indeed the end for
FC Dallas 6 2 9 27 21 15 Sunday’s Games said after practice on Tuesday. said after the morning practice Favre has considered retir- Favre, what a career.
Seattle
Colorado
7 8 4 25
6 5 6 24
21
19
25
17
Philadelphia at FC Dallas, 6 p.m.
New York at Chicago, 9 p.m. “He hasn’t told me yet. I’m that he had not been directly ing every summer since 2002. A 3-time league MVP
San Jose 6 5 5 23 20 19 Houston at Seattle FC, 11 p.m. going to check my phone right contacted by Favre and called It led to an ugly parting with (1995-97), Favre won the
now but it hasn’t been said the 40-year-old quarterback’s the Packers that got him traded Super Bowl in 1997 with the

TRANSACTIONS
publicly yet, so I don’t know status with the team “fluid.” from Green Bay to the Jets in Packers. His 11 Pro Bowl
what to believe.” Childress has shown a great 2008. After a so-so season in appearances are the most ever
Even with Favre’s histo- deal of patience with Favre, New York, he announced his by a quarterback. He holds
The Associated Press CINCINNATI REDS — Placed SS ry of flip-flopping, the rev- saying he would not set a dead- retirement in early 2009 for most major NFL records for a
BASEBALL
American League
Orlando Cabrera on the 15-day DL.
Recalled INF Juan Francisco from
elations came as a surprise to line for a decision and allowing the second time, then recon- quarterback, including career
BOSTON RED SOX — Placed Louisville (IL). most surrounding the Vikings. him to skip training camp for a sidered and signed with the touchdowns (497), yards pass-
1B Kevin Youkilis on the 15-day DL.
Activated 3B Mike Lowell from the
COLORADO ROCKIES — They reported to training second straight year. Vikings. ing (69,329); wins (181); and
15-day DL.
Activated 1B Todd Helton from the
15-day DL. Optioned INF Jonathan camp last week confident that “It wouldn’t surprise me He had one of his best seasons with at least 3,000
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Placed Herrera to Colorado Springs (PCL). after they wrapped things up one way or the other, whether seasons last year, with career yards passing (18).
LHP Erick Threets on the 15-day DL,
retroactive to July 31. Recalled RHP
Claimed INF Wes Hodges off waivers
from Cleveland and optioned him to
in Mankato on Aug. 12, Favre he elects to play or whether bests in completion percent- Of course, he also has
Carlos Torres from Charlotte (IL). Colorado Springs. Transferrred RHP would join them in the Twin he elects to retire,” Childress age (68.4), quarterback rating thrown the most interceptions
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Placed
DH Travis Hafner and C Carlos
Matt Daley to the 60-day DL. Cities — just as he did last added. “I think all of us can (107.2) and fewest intercep- (317) and been sacked 503
Santana on the 15-day DL. Recalled
FLORIDA MARLINS—Recalled
LHP Sean West from New Orleans season. live with it either way. The tions (7), while throwing for times — a long, long history
LHP David Huff and C Lou Marson (PCL). Designated RHP Jorge Sosa But Favre’s messages big thing is that he is at peace 33 TDs and 4,202 yards to of wear and tear.

SPORTS BRIEFS
from Columbus (IL). for assignment.
DETROIT TIGERS — Assigned HOUSTON ASTROS — Activated
3B Brandon Inge to West Michigan INF Geoff Blum from the 15-day DL.
(MWL) on a rehab assignment.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Designated INF Anderson Hernandez
Recalled OF Peter Bourjos from Salt for assignment.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — The Associated Press Strasburg, who is 5-2 with a 2.32 Latin America to stay away from per- Goodell spoke with Vick while vis-
Lake (PCL). BASEBALL ERA, could come off the disabled formance-enhancing drugs and that iting the Eagles during his training
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Placed 1B Ryan Howard on the 15-day
DL. Recalled OF John Mayberry Jr. PHOENIX — Washington list next Tuesday to face Florida at Major League Baseball doesn’t care camp tour and Vick was scheduled
Claimed 1B/3B Jeff Larish off waiv- Nationals rookie phenom Stephen home. about the issue. to speak to reporters after practice
ers from Detroit and optioned him to from Lehigh Valley (IL).
Strasburg threw a bullpen session DETROIT — Ozzie Guillen says The White Sox issued a statement today.
Sacramento (PCL). Designated INF PITTSBURGH PIRATES — before Tuesday night’s game with his comments about Latin American saying Guillen was wrong, though he The NFL and the Eagles had been
Adam Heether for assignment. Assigned C/INF James Skelton from Arizona and is scheduled to throw a baseball players have been taken out was entitled to his opinion. Guillen looking into a shooting at a nightclub
SEATTLE MARINERS — Altoona (EL) to Bradenton (FSL). simulated game on Thursday. of context. added he didn’t mean to criticize in Virginia Beach, Va., where Vick held
Optioned C Rob Johnson to Tacoma ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Strasburg has been on the 15-day The outspoken manager of the MLB. his 30th birthday party on June 25.
(PCL). Recalled C Adam Moore from Recalled OF Allen Craig from Memphis disabled list since last Thursday with White Sox said over the weekend that PRO FOOTBALL Police said no charges would be filed
Tacoma. (PCL). Optioned OF Nick Stavinoha to stiffness in his right shoulder. He is Asian players are given privileges in BETHLEHEM, Pa. — NFL com- because of a lack of cooperation by
National League Memphis. scheduled to take today and Friday the United States that Latinos are not missioner Roger Goodell told Michael witnesses and the victim, who Vick’s
CHICAGO CUBS — Recalled WASHINGTON NATIONALS — off from throwing, then will toss a afforded, including English transla- Vick he will not face disciplinary action attorney Larry Woodward identified as
RHP Mitch Atkins from Iowa (PCL). Optioned RHP Yunesky Maya to the simulated game in Los Angeles on tors. He added he’s the “only one” in following a shooting at the quarter- Quanis Phillips — a co-defendant in
Optioned RHP Brian Schlitter to Iowa. Nationals (GCL). Saturday. baseball teaching young players from back’s birthday party six weeks ago. Vick’s federal dogfighting case.

MLB
(Continued from page 6) a bases-loaded squeeze bunt. His Reliever Manny Acosta (2-1) Houston had a 5-run second a Diamondback after being traded also singled in a run as Milwaukee
hit a leadoff double and scored on homer was the 10th of the season. earned the win after allowing one against rookie Jaime Garcia (9-5) from the Los Angeles Angels on extended Chicago’s losing streak to
Greg Blanco’s groundout in the ninth Texas starter Colby Lewis (9-8) hit and three walks in 1 2/3 innings. and scored four in the sixth, seventh July 25. seven games.
inning to give Kansas City the win. lost his third straight decision. Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez and eighth against the St. Louis Pirates 7, Reds 6 Narveson (9-7) allowed one run
Gordon also homered, a solo ------ pitched a scoreless ninth to earn his bullpen. The Astros missed the fran- PITTSBURGH — Rookie Neil and six hits. The left-hander walked
shot in the second, while Mitch Maier National League 23rd save. chise record for runs by one and had Walker had three hits and drove in one and struck out six. Ryan Braun
and Yuniesky Betancourt added two MIAMI — Roy Halladay made a Melky Cabrera drove in Atlanta’s a season-best 22 hits. a career-high four runs and last- had three singles for the Brewers;
hits apiece for the Royals. Newly- triumphant return to the scene of his first two runs with an RBI fielder’s Norris (4-7) is 5-1 with a 2.27 place Pittsburgh held off first-place Prince Fielder added two singles
acquired reliever Jesse Chavez (1-0) perfect game, allowing one run in choice grounder in the second and ERA in six career starts against the Cincinnati to snap a 5-game losing and an RBI and Casey McGehee
pitched two scoreless innings for the seven innings as Philadelphia beat an RBI triple in the sixth. Cardinals. streak. had two RBIs.
win before Joakim Soria worked the Florida 6-1 on Tuesday night. Giants 10, Rockies 0 Colby Rasmus and Matt Holliday Walker had a 3-run double as Thomas Diamond (0-1) struck
ninth for his 30th save. Halladay (13-8) threw the sec- DENVER — Jonathan Sanchez homered for the Cardinals. part of a 6-run second inning for out 10 over six innings in his major-
Gordon doubled leading off the ond perfect game in Phillies’ history limited Colorado to three hits over six Diamondbacks 6, Nationals 1 Pittsburgh, which also got two hits league debut but couldn’t prevent
ninth against Craig Breslow (4-3). on his last visit to Miami on May 29. innings and surging San Francisco PHOENIX — Mark Reynolds and two runs from Jose Tabata. the Cubs (46-61) from falling 15
KC’s Kyle Davies allowed two This time the Marlins managed five won its fourth straight game. hit a 3-run homer in the fourth The Pirates had a scare when OF games under .500 for the first time
runs with six strikeouts and five hits against the right-hander, who Sanchez (8-6) won for the first inning, then was hit in the head by Andrew McCutchen left the game since they ended 2006 at 66-96.
walks in five innings. Oakland start- struck out nine and lowered his ERA time since July 5 and equaled his a pitch in the sixth as Arizona beat after he was hit by a pitch in the back Dodgers 2, Padres 1
er Vin Mazzaro gave up Gordon’s to 2.17. He also hit a 2-run single in 2009 victory total, fanning seven Washington. of the neck. LOS ANGELES — Ted Lilly out-
home run and scattered five hits the fourth. straight batters at one point and Reynolds was hit near the front Brandon Phillips went 3-for-5 pitched Mat Latos with seven superb
over six innings. Ben Francisco and Carlos Ruiz finished with nine strikeouts before of the helmet by a pitch from reliever with two RBIs and Chris Heisey innings in his first start for the team
Mariners 3, Rangers 2 homered on consecutive pitches in leaving after a leadoff walk in the Collin Balester and had to leave the had two RBI singles for the Reds. that drafted him 14 years ago as
SEATTLE — Franklin Gutierrez the second inning. seventh. game. Reynolds remained on the Cincinnati nearly erased a 7-1 deficit Los Angeles snapped a 6-game
hit a go-ahead solo homer in the Florida’s Sean West (0-1), mak- The Giants, who have won 21 of dirt near home plate momentarily with two runs in the sixth and anoth- losing streak.
fifth and Seattle snapped its 7-game ing his first start of the season, went their past 26, had a 4-run first inning after manager Kirk Gibson and train- er in the seventh off Paul Maholm Lilly (3-9) allowed two hits,
losing streak. five innings and allowed five runs, against Aaron Cook (4-8), who last- ing staff rushed out to aid him. He (7-9) but new Pirates closer Joel struck out five, walked none and
The Mariners returned home four earned. Dan Uggla hit his 24th ed three innings and allowed eight popped back up on his feet but was Hanrahan earned his first save since retired his final 20 batters before he
and rediscovered a little offense to homer for the Marlins. hits and five runs. removed for a pinch-runner. May 24, 2009 by striking out two was lifted for a pinch-hitter after 87
go along with the pitching of starter Mets 3, Braves 2 Astros 18, Cardinals 4 Reynolds, who turned 27 on after allowing Scott Rolen’s leadoff pitches. The 34-year-old left-hander
Jason Vargas. Vargas (7-5) allowed ATLANTA — Jeff Francoeur hit ST. LOUIS — Bud Norris won Tuesday, hit a towering drive over single in the ninth. was obtained on Saturday from the
three hits and two runs in six innings. a go-ahead solo home run in the his fourth game this season and the right-center field wall in one of Mike Leake (7-3) was charged Cubs. Jonathan Broxton pitched a
David Aardsma finished off Seattle’s ninth inning off Atlanta closer Billy third against St. Louis and Houston the deepest parts of Chase Field to with seven runs, seven hits, a walk scoreless ninth for his 21st save.
first win since July 25 with a perfect Wagner and New York snapped a got career highs of six RBIs and give Arizona a 4-1 lead against Scott and two strikeouts in five innings. The only run off Lilly came with
ninth for his 19th saves. 2-game losing streak. four hits from rookie Angel Sanchez Olsen (3-3). Brewers 4, Cubs 3 one out in the first when Miguel
Gutierrez was responsible for Wagner (5-2) gave up one hit in stretching its winning streak to Joe Saunders (7-10) threw a CHICAGO — Chris Narveson Tejada hit his eighth homer of the
Seattle’s first run in the third with and one run with one strikeout. seven. 5-hitter in his second straight start as pitched 5 2/3 effective innings and season.

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Writer concerned Tomorrow’s HI AND LOIS

about friend’s Horoscope


By Bernice Bede Osol

baby
Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010

Being able to transform outmoded


systems and things into what is new
and more useful will likely be your
strong suit in the year ahead. Don’t
Dear Annie: My friend have little interest in sports, settle for the status quo. Innovate!
“Helen” has a 5-month-old and many find the compa- LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) - There
baby, “Petey.” This is her ny of girls less threatening isn’t likely to be anybody within your
peer group who doesn’t recognize
first child. She has no sib- than that of teenage males, your leadership abilities. If a devel-
lings and very little family, who can be aggressive and opment should arise that requires a
so her experience with babies taunting. If your son seems firm hand you’ll be expected to take
BLONDIE
charge.
is limited. well-adjusted and is relative- VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) - Be
Petey seems to be rather ly happy and doing well in alert, because victory can be snatched
small (about 12 pounds) for school, we wouldn’t worry from defeat concerning a career de-
a 5-month-old. He seldom about these preferences. velopment that would otherwise go
against you. Make those adversarial
lifts his arms or legs or does Dear Annie: “Not conditions work for you.
any of the things my chil- Knowing Is Painful” asked LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -
dren did at that age. Helen how to find out whether her Don’t be afraid to experiment with
bold, new ideas or concepts that
has used a swad- son’s ex-girlfriend, could bring your hopes into being.
dling blanket on who won’t return Bank on your clever mind to take you
Petey since he was his calls, had given to new places where good things can
be conceived.
born. She makes birth to their child SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22)
him take a lot of in Nevada. - Make the means for accumulating
extended naps dur- We’ve all heard greater funds your top priority, and
you’ll succeed. Those aspects that
ing the day, plus at stories of women can influence your financial affairs are
least eight hours of who place their more favorable right now than usual. BEETLE BAILEY
sleep at night. I fear babies for adoption SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec.
21) - If a critical matter that you can’t
she may have done without the father’s get a handle upon confronts you, now
some harm with knowledge. Our is the time to tackle it once again.
this tight bondage, state has a putative Discuss it with someone who might
maybe cutting off father registry. It be able to offer a couple of solutions.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
circulation to his Annie’s Mailbox lets the state, court - To your credit, your offer to help
limbs. and social services, out another who is wrestling with a
How can I approach Helen etc., know that there is a serious problem won’t be based on
“what’s in it for you.” Helping to
about my concerns? Should potential and interested father solve his/her dilemma is your sole
I just MYOB? She becomes out there. In my state, having purpose.
very defensive if anyone sex with someone is consid- AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19)
- Solicit help from someone you re-
makes a comment about the ered prior notice of the preg- cently aided to assist you if an extra
baby. Her grandmother made nancy and birth of a child. pair of hands is needed in order to
a few suggestions once, and Fathers who don’t register accomplish something important. A
Helen didn’t let her see Petey within the proper timeframe pal can be a wonderful labor-saving SNUFFY SMITH
device.
for six weeks. Also, Petey may involuntarily forfeit all PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -A
has not been checked by a their parental rights. Please way to turn the handling of a boring,
domestic task into a pleasant diver-
doctor for nearly two months. tell “Not Knowing” to have sion is to do something that would
Is this OK? Please give me her son check this out. -- apply your creative thinking to your
some guidelines. -- Shirley Joanne personal surroundings. Give it your
Dear Shirley: Swaddling Dear Joanne: Thank you special touch.
ARIES (March 21-April 19)
is quite common and often for the information. About 23 - Don’t be surprised if you are the
helps babies sleep. Most states have putative father reg- center of attention no matter whom
infants outgrow it by 2 istries, which allow a father to you’re with or wherever you go. The
reason will be that wonderful warmth,
months, although some con- voluntarily acknowledge pater- wit and personality you register.
tinue a while longer. It is usu- nity. Although each state’s TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -
ally a good idea to stop swad- requirements may differ, “Not Lady Luck is putting something to-
gether for you that is presently shap-
dling when the baby learns to Knowing” should suggest ing up to make both you and your
roll over, since it can become her son contact the Division spouse or partner feel more materi- HAGAR THE HORRIBLE
too constricting. At the very of Welfare and Supportive ally secure. Do the most with it that
you can.
least, the swaddling should be Services in Nevada. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -
loosened. Also, the longer an Annie’s Mailbox is written Devote your time and efforts toward
infant is swaddled the harder by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy arrangements that would make your
life more meaningful. If you can do so
it can be to get the child to Sugar, longtime editors of the and are able to give it your best effort,
learn to sleep without it. Ann Landers column. Please it’ll improve your life considerably.
The pediatrician should e-mail your questions to CANCER (June 21-July 22)
see Petey roughly every two anniesmailbox@comcast.net, - Stay on top of developments that
could help you either make money or
months to check his develop- or write to: Annie’s Mailbox, save it. There are strong indications
ment. Between 4 months and c/o Creators Syndicate, 5777 that you are likely to be far luckier
7 months, babies should be W. Century Blvd., Ste. 700, than usual in many of your commer-
cial affairs.
rolling over, reaching out for Los Angeles, CA 90045. Copyright 2010, United Feature Syndicate, Inc.
things and able to stay in a
sitting position and hold up
their heads and chests when BORN LOSER
lying on their stomachs. It’s
time to call the doctor if these
milestones are not reached
by 7 months, or if the child
doesn’t use an arm, a leg or
one side of the body.
Petey may be just fine,
but if you think otherwise,
bring this column to Helen,
and use it to start a neutral
discussion.
Dear Annie: My 16-year-
old son has mostly girls for
friends. They invite him FRANK & ERNEST
everywhere. He does have
a couple of guy friends, but
they hang around other boys
my son doesn’t like very
much, so he usually stays
away. He also isn’t very good
at sports, so he avoids them.
Is this OK? -- N.Y.
Dear N.Y.: Yes. A lot
of perfectly normal teenage
boys are not athletic and/or
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Family says racial bias caused gunman to snap


By EVERTON BAILEY JR. who tried for 10 minutes to talk him out of fired: authorities said they didn’t know whether
The Associated Press killing himself, his uncle Will Holliday told “He was cool and calm. He didn’t yell. He Thornton fired randomly or targeted people.
reporters. was cold as ice. He didn’t protest when we Workers flooded out of the building as
MANCHESTER, Conn. — Omar Thornton “He said, ’I killed the five racists that was were meeting with him to show him the video police officers raced into it, Manchester police
sat calmly in a meeting with union representa- there that was bothering me,”’ Holliday said. of him stealing. He didn’t contest it. He didn’t Chief Marc Montminy told the town’s board of
tive and his supervisors as they showed a video “He said, ’The cops are going to come in so I complain. He didn’t argue. He didn’t admit or directors Tuesday evening.
of him stealing beer from the distributor where am going to take care of myself.”’ deny anything. He just agreed to resign. And “Some were hiding in the woods and some
he worked. Authorities said they found him dead. then he just unexplainably pulled out his gun were hiding under cars,” he said.
Busted, he didn’t put up a fight, company Thornton had said he found a picture of a and started blasting.” State police found weapons in the suspect’s
officials said. He quietly signed a letter of res- noose and a racial epithet written on a bath- Steve Hollander said he thinks Thornton car, Montminy said, without providing details.
ignation and was headed for the door when he room wall, said Hannah, of Enfield, whose had guns stashed in his lunch box. The execu- Thornton was not a problem employee and
pulled out a gun and started firing — “cold as daughter Kristi had dated Thornton for the tive said two people standing near him were had not had any previous disciplinary issues,
ice,” as one survivor described it. past eight years. Her daughter told her that fatally shot in the head, but he was only grazed said Gregg Adler, a lawyer for the Teamsters
In the end, Thornton killed eight people, Thornton’s supervisors said they would talk to in the jaw and the arm. Local 1035. He said he was not aware of how
injured two, then turned the gun on himself in his co-workers. “He shot at me twice and hit me a couple much beer Thornton was accused of stealing.
a rampage Tuesday at Hartford Distributors Brett Hollander, whose family owns the times,” he said. “By just the grace of God, I Kristi Hannah had been with him Monday
that union and company officials said they distributor, denied any racial bias. And a union don’t know how he missed (killing) me.” night and had no indication he was planning
would not have anticipated from someone official said Thornton had not filed a complaint About 50 to 70 people were in the Hartford anything violent, her mother said.
with no history of complaints or disciplinary of racism with the union or any government Distributors warehouse about 10 miles east of Joanne Hannah described Thornton as an
problems. agency. Hartford during a shift change when the gun- easygoing guy who liked to play sports and
Yet relatives say Thornton, 34, finally “I can assure you there has never been man opened fire, said Brett Hollander, Steve video games. She said he had a pistol permit
cracked after suffering racial harassment in any racial discrimination at our company,” Hollander’s cousin. and planned to teach her daughter how to use
a company where he said he was singled out Hollander said. “I was on the phone with 911 and then I a gun.
for being black in a predominantly white work Teamsters official Christopher Roos said, saw him running outside of my office win- Police declined to release the names of
force. “This is a disgruntled employee who shot a dow, shooting his gun, carrying his lunch box, those killed.
“Everybody’s got a breaking point,” said bunch of people.” which must have had his weapons in it,” Steve Among the dead was Bryan Cirigliano,
Joanne Hannah, the mother of Thornton’s Company vice president Steve Hollander Hollander said. “It doesn’t seem real to me 51, of Newington, president of Teamsters
longtime girlfriend. told The Associated Press he was stunned by now.” 1035, according to the union. He had been
After shooting his co-workers, Thornton Thornton’s rampage after a meeting in which The shooting was over in minutes. The Thornton’s representative at Tuesday’s disci-
hid as police moved in. He called his mother, he calmly agreed to resign instead of being victims were found all over the complex, and plinary hearing, the union said.

Afghan woman symbolizes cost of freedom from Taliban NYC panel clears way for mosque
By KAREN MATTHEWS and BETH FOUHY
By JENNIFER PELTZ with the insurgents could cost them freedoms they have gained
The Associated Press
The Associated Press since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion toppled the former Taliban
regime.
NEW YORK — A city panel Tuesday cleared the way
NEW YORK — The face on the cover of Time magazine is The picture and story have elicited more than 500 comments
for the construction near ground zero of a mosque that has
graceful, composed and unthinkably maimed. The heart-shaped on Time’s website alone, plus countless others on social net-
caused a political uproar over religious freedom and Sept.
hole where 18-year-old Aisha’s nose should be is a mark of works and websites ranging from the political behemoth The
11 even as opponents vowed to press their case in court.
Taliban justice — a visceral illustration, the headline suggests, Huffington Post to BagNews, a forum for dissecting photogra-
The Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unani-
of “what happens if we leave Afghanistan.” phy. While it’s too early to gauge whether the piece affected the
mously to deny landmark status to a building two blocks
The portrait has quickly become a symbol of the stakes of magazine’s sales, it already has brought in more than twice as
from the World Trade Center site that developers want to
a nearly decade-old war. It has been brandished before House many e-mailed letters to the editor as hot-button issues usually
tear down and convert into an Islamic community center and
Speaker Nancy Pelosi on television, dissected in online com- generate, the magazine said.
mosque. The panel said the 152-year-old lower Manhattan
mentary and extrapolated into a conversation-starter about “It’s provoked a tremendous amount of conversation, which
building isn’t distinctive enough to be considered a land-
topics ranging from anti-abortion activism to violence against is exactly what we wanted,” Time Managing Editor Richard
mark.
women. Stengel said. “It both gets people’s attention and kind of repels
The decision drew praise from Mayor Michael Bloomberg,
If the response proves it’s still possible for pictures to people’s attention, but it commands you to look at it and have
who stepped before cameras on Governor’s Island with the
provoke a visually saturated culture, it also shows how much an opinion about it.”
Statue of Liberty as a backdrop shortly after the panel voted
viewers have come to accept graphic images. Time braced for Some observers have invoked comparisons with one of pho-
and called the mosque project a key test of Americans’ com-
an outcry — even consulting psychologists about how the photo tojournalism’s most enduring images: the arresting, green-eyed
mitment to religious freedom.
might affect children — but relatively little of the ensuing dis- refugee girl who appeared on National Geographic’s cover in
“The World Trade Center site will forever hold a spe-
cussion has centered on the graphic nature of the image. 1985 and became an emblem of Afghanistan’s suffering under
cial place in our city, in our hearts,” said Bloomberg, a
Under orders from a Taliban commander acting as a judge, Soviet occupation.
Republican turned independent. “But we would be untrue
Aisha’s nose and ears were sliced off last year as punishment But if Aisha is the new “Afghan girl,” some feel she’s being
to the best part of ourselves, and who we are as New
for fleeing her husband’s home, according to Time’s story and used as a poster child for a political message.
Yorkers and Americans, if we said no to a mosque in lower
other accounts. She said she fled to escape her in-laws’ beatings “It’s not the photo,” journalist Irin Carmon wrote on the
Manhattan.”
and abuse. feminist blog Jezebel. “It’s the headline. ... There is an elision
Bloomberg said Tuesday that denying religious freedom
Now in a women’s shelter, she is set to get reconstructive here between these women’s oppression and what the U.S. mili-
to Muslims would play into terrorists’ hands. He said fire-
surgery in the U.S., with the help of Time, humanitarian orga- tary presence can and should do about it.”
fighters and other first responders who died in the Sept. 11
nizations and others. At least some commentators, including some writing from
attacks had done so to protect the U.S. Constitution.
Aisha posed for the Time cover photo because she wanted Muslim perspectives, are troubled by the photo itself or its
“In rushing into those burning buildings, not one asked,
readers to see the potential consequences of a Taliban resur- placement on the cover of a magazine with a 3.25 million-copy
’What god do you pray to? What beliefs do you hold?”’
gence, the magazine said. Prominent Afghan women have print circulation and a website that drew nearly 9 million unique
Bloomberg said of the first responders. “We do not honor
expressed concerns that a potential government reconciliation U.S. viewers last month.
their lives by denying the very constitutional rights they
Ahmadinejad’s covoy may Credit, promotions help auto sales died protecting.”
The Cordoba Initiative says on its website that its goal
or may not have been attacked By DEE-ANN DURBIN and DAN STRUMPF
The Associated Press
is to foster a better relationship between the Muslim world
and the West, “steering the world back to the course of
By ALI AKBAR DAREINI mutual recognition and respect and away from heightened
DETROIT — Automakers posted higher U.S. sales last month, tensions.”
The Associated Press
a sign that Americans are still willing to buy big-ticket items even The center’s board will include members of other reli-
though concerns linger about the economy and hiring. gions, the project’s backers said. There also will be a Sept.
TEHRAN, Iran — A conservative Iranian website said
After a sluggish June, sales rose slightly for General Motors Co. 11 memorial to the victims of the attacks, Khan said.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad escaped an assassination
and Chrysler. Foreign-based companies such as Toyota and Honda Cordoba wants to transform the building into a glass
attempt after a handmade grenade exploded near his convoy
posted bigger gains. Ford, meanwhile, had flat sales. tower with a swimming pool, basketball court, auditorium
today, but Tehran state TV denied the report.
Sales were boosted by easier credit and new versions of cars and and culinary school besides the mosque.
Other media reported an explosion in the area but gave
trucks ranging from Jeeps to large family wagons. Summer promo- Landmarks Commissioner Stephen Byrns said the build-
conflicting accounts about the cause. Some said it was a fire-
tions also helped. ing’s proximity to ground zero and the fact it was struck by
cracker.
Car loan approvals have risen for buyers. And GM announced airplane debris during the Sept. 11 attacks don’t qualify it
The website, khabaronline.ir, said the grenade detonated
last month that it will buy a company that specializes in loans to as a landmark.
near Ahmadinejad’s convoy as he was on his way to address
shoppers with poor credit. Those subprime customers represent a While landmarks commission members went over the
a crowd in the western Iranian town of Hamedan but did not
big chunk of car buyers. existing building’s architectural features such as cornices
harm him.
But the car industry is still vulnerable. Auto sales are recovering and colonnades, some in the audience of about 60 at Pace
The president later gave his speech as planned, and it was
from a 30-year low in 2009, but the pace has been fitful. Month- University in lower Manhattan held signs telegraphing their
broadcast live on state television. He made no mention of the
over-month sales have fallen as often as they have risen in the first opposition.
attack in his remarks, focusing instead on the country’s dis-
half of the year. Most automakers saw sales fall from May to June Linda Rivera’s sign read, “Don’t glorify murders of
puted nuclear program.
as shoppers worried about home values and high unemployment. 3,000. No 9/11 victory mosque.” She cried after the board’s
Several media outlets differed in the details about what
But when final sales figures are tallied late Tuesday, July could vote.
happened.
rank as one of the strongest sales months this year. It could also “I lost 3,000 American brothers and sisters, including
The semiofficial Fars news agency said a handmade gre-
eclipse July of 2009, which was partly helped by the government’s courageous policemen and firemen, and this is a betrayal,”
nade was thrown at the path where the president and his entou-
Cash for Clunkers rebate program. she said.
rage had been but only after they had left the site. Fars said the
Sales at General Motors Co. rose 2.6 percent over June, boosted But Zead Ramadan, president of the board of the New
explosion disturbed people at the site.
by promotions to make room for 2011 models. Newly launched York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations,
Louisiana man saved 1 of 6 teens models also helped. The Chevrolet Camaro muscle car, Chevrolet
Equinox crossover, Buick LaCrosse sedan and Cadillac SRX
said Islam is “a religion of peace and justice.”
By JAMIE STENGLE crossover showed strong increases, the company said. Crossover
The Associated Press vehicles are roomy inside like a truck, but are usually built on a
more nimble car platforms.
SHREVEPORT, La. — Christopher Patlan was hanging out Ford Motor Co., which has enjoyed a strong 2010 so far, said its
with friends on the Red River when he heard the desperate screams sales were flat from June. They rose 3 percent compared with July
coming from seven teenagers. One minute they were wading in last year, lifted by stronger sales of its Ford-brand cars and trucks.
shallow water, the next they plunged into a dropoff 25 feet deep.
Patlan bolted the three yards to the river and jumped in, saving Children, teacher killed in attack Answers to Tuesday’s questions:
15-year-old DeKendrix Warner. By the time he had dragged the BEIJING (AP) — A knife-wielding man went on a slashing ram- The Godfather and Godfather II both won Academy
boy to safety, the six others from two families — all nonswimmers page in a kindergarten in eastern China, leaving three children and Awards for Best Picture.
— had drowned. Family members, who also can’t swim, watched one teacher dead in the country’s latest school attack, area residents “ET- The Extra-Terrestrial” used “A Boy’s Life”
helplessly. said today. as a working title to conceal its real subject until the
“Everything happened so fast. It was like a wreck,” Patlan said The official Xinhua News Agency said police had detained a release date.
Tuesday. 26-year-old man who had confessed. Today’s questions:
Just minutes earlier, Monday afternoon had started out as a Officials refused to release details of the attack, saying they feared What line did a survey find had been spoken in 81
typical summer get-together. A large group of relatives and friends, reports could inspire copycat killers. The assault was among the worst percent of the Hollywood films produced between 1938
including about 20 children, gathered on a sandy shore near the in a spate of gory rampages this year in schools and in public spaces and 1985?
northwest Louisiana river’s bank to cool off from the oppressive that have left dozens of people dead and scores wounded. What actress wrote her autobiography, “Little Girl
heat and to barbecue. They hadn’t even set up the grill. The assailant entered the Boshan District Experimental Lost,” when she was just 14 years old?
The teens were splashing around in waist-high water when Kindergarten’s Jinfengyuan branch in a suburb of Zibo in Shandong Answers in Thursday’s Herald.
DeKendrix stepped off a slippery ledge. As he kicked and flailed, Today’s words:
province at about 4 p.m. Tuesday as parents were picking up their
one cousin rushed to help — and found himself plunging into the Mackle: a blurred or double impression in printing
children, according to people living nearby contacted by telephone. Xeromyron: solid ointment
severe dropoff. Then another. About 20 children and staff members were injured, two of the
“I stepped and I started drowning,” DeKendrix told The Today’s joke:
children seriously, they said. A fellow bought a new Mercedes and was out on
Associated Press on Tuesday, speaking in a low voice outside his Official news media were largely silent on the attack today — a the interstate for a nice evening drive. The top was
inner-city Shreveport home, a one-story white clapboard structure sign editors had been told to steer clear of the topic as part of efforts down, the breeze was blowing through what was left
with peeling green trim and an unkempt yard. to discourage more violence and calm public fears. of his hair and he decided to open her up. As the
“It’s hard when you can’t save your kids,” said Maude Warner, Online postings about it were deleted by mid-afternoon by gov- needle jumped up to 80 mph, he suddenly saw flash-
whose 13-year-old daughter Takeitha and sons 14-year-old JaMarcus ernment censors who police the Internet for material considered ing red and blue lights behind him. “There’s no way
and 17-year-old JaTavious were among those who drowned. politically sensitive. they can catch a Mercedes,” he thought to himself
“It’s hard when you just see your kids drowning and you can’t However, Xinhua issued an English-language report late today and opened her up further. The needle hit 90, 100....
save them,” she told KTBS TV. saying police had detained a 26-year-old man on suspicion of killing Then the reality of the situation hit him. “What am
The other victims were three brothers: 18-year-old Litrelle at least three children. I doing?” he thought and pulled over.
Stewart, 17-year-old LaDairus and 15-year-old Latevin. It said self-employed worker Fang Jiantang had admitted com- The cop came up to him, took his license without
The area of the drownings is near a public park, but it’s not a mitting the attack with a 24-inch (60 centimeter) knife, but his motive a word and examined it and the car. “It’s been a
designated recreational or swimming spot and no lifeguards are on was unknown. Assailants in previous attacks have often suffered long day, this is the end of my shift and it’s Friday
duty. It’s frequented by swimmers and fishermen, who must walk from mental illness, held grudges against their victims, or were angry the 13th. I don’t feel like more paperwork, so if you
through woods along a path to reach the river. The city had just dug over personal failures. can give me an excuse for your driving that I haven’t
a trench to limit access to it. Xinhua said three children died at the scene, and three other chil- heard before, you can go.”
“The river is a dangerous place. It’s no place to even put your dren and four teachers were taken to a hospital. Two of the teachers The guy thinks for a second and says, “Last week
foot in if you don’t know how to swim,” said Shreveport Fire Chief were in serious condition, it said. my wife ran off with a cop. I was afraid you were
Brian Crawford. Earlier, the head of the Zibo government propaganda depart- trying to give her back!”
The lone life jacket nearby was thrown to the victims but none ment’s news office, who gave just his surname, Bi, would say only “Have a nice weekend,” said the officer.
could reach it. that there had been “very few deaths and injuries.”

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