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Defiance Crescent News (Newspaper) - April 5, 1986, Defiance, Ohio Storms Likely. Sunday mostly Cloudy More people now working in Ohio business Page 3 religion in litigation defense without sense opinion Page 4 teen tells of life with cystic fibrosis area news Page 5 today a Index area deaths.5 business.3 comics.23 for the record.2 sports.14-19 television.6-7 weather.2 the Cresce set news 98th year no. 235 Defiance Ohio saturday april 5, 1986 35 cents Berlin nightclub target of terrorist bomb blast kills two injures 118 Berlin up a bomb blast ripped through a crowded nightclub frequented by american soldiers Early today killing an american Soldier and a German woman and wounding 118 others authorities said. At least 44 americans were among the wounded by the bomb states jobless figures topple Columbus up Ohio a unemployment rate fell to 7.4 percent in March the lowest it has been since 1980, according to statistics released by the . Department of labor. Or. Roberta Steinbacher administrator of the Ohio Bureau of employment services said Friday that the Ohio rate dropped from 8.7 percent in february nearly reaching the National rate of 7.2 percent for March. A a today a figures represent the lowest unemployment rate in Ohio in six years a said Steinbacher pointing out the figure has declined almost seven percentage Points since Early 1983. A while month to month unemployment figures do fluctuate we Are encouraged by the significant decline in oho a rate Over the past several years a said Steinbacher. A those Are very positive figures a said gov. Richard f. Celeste noting a the teen is consistently a a in a very cautious a said Celeste when asked if the recession is Over for Ohio a because i believe there Are substantial challenges the March decline resulted from a Sharp drop in the number of unemployed people and a modest Rise in the total employment Steinbacher woman Dies in crash Stryker a 25-year-old Archbold woman Lynda sue Herzog was killed in a car train Accident Here Friday night. The 11 41 . Accident involved an Auto and a Conrail train at the West Street Railroad crossing in Stryker. Details from the Stryker police department were unavailable . Herzog was born in Wauseon March 16, 1961, the daughter of William and Joann Huffman Mclaughlin. She married Mark Herzog on nov. 13, 1982, and he survives. She was a member of Archbold United methodist Church. Also surviving Are two sons Adam Lee and Andrew Lyn at Home two Sisters mrs. Greg Lisa Hahn of Defiance and Laura Mclaughlin Archbold two Brothers Mike Mclaughlin and Bobby Deknight both of Archbold her parents Joann Deknight of Archbold and Robert Deknight Monclova and grandparents or. And mrs. Edmond Huffman of Archbold and or. And mrs. William Mclaughlin West Unity and a great grandmother mrs. Hubert Breva Mclaughlin West Unity. Services will be 2 . Monday at Archbold United methodist Church with Rev. Jing Chow officiating. Burial will follow in Archbold cemetery. Visitation at Grisier funeral Home is after 7 . Today. Which weighed from seven toll pounds and was believed planted at the end of a Long bar in the la Belle disco in the american sectors Frie Denau District. The blast Tore away the front of the ground floor disco and destroyed the inside. The six Story building which housed Many Busi Ness offices was evacuated for fear it would collapse. Two organizations in Telephone Calls to news organizations claimed responsibility for the 1 49 bombing. One was the Holger Meins commando named for a member of the Baader Meinhoff terrorist band who died on a hunger strike in a West German prison nov. 9, 1974. A caller who said he belonged to the the group also claimed responsibility for assassinating swedish prime minister Olof palme. The second Call came from an organization named the anti american Arab liberation front. West Beirut Lebanon up the lebanese woman suspected of planting the bomb that killed four americans on Twa flight 840 reiterated today she had nothing to do with the explosion and threatened to sue anyone who accused her of the attack the woman May Elias Mansour told a news conference in the Northern lebanese port of Tripoli that she was Hurt by the allegation. A a yes i was on the Twa plane and i did get off at Athens Airport. I also spent seven hours at the Athens air Chicago up a 300-Pound unemployed machinist who allegedly killed his landlord and a policeman in a burst of violence two Days ago released an elderly woman hostage unharmed and surrendered quietly today. A a in a willing now a John Pasch 57, told police at 2 30 a m. Cost and walked out of a White Wood framed two Flat apartment with his hands in the air ending a nearly 36-hour nerve wracking ordeal. Paschos hostage Jean Moscow up a soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev wants to hold a productive Summit with president Reagan this year and is optimistic about future .-soviet relations a congressman says. At a news conference Friday following a nearly three hour meeting with Gorbachev rep Dante fas cell d-fla., painted a brighter picture of superpower relations than has recently emerged from the Kremlin. San Francisco up a spectacular Blaze at a Block Square Industrial building set off by an explosion that hurled a huge Section of roof too feet into the air injured 19 people and left dozens of people unaccounted for today. The fire which demolished the three Story building and sent a column of smoke boiling 1,000 feet into the sky Over san Francisco Bay was battled by 150 firefighters for More than four hours Friday. Seventeen people were taken to san Francisco general Hospital. A Hospital spokesman said 12 were admitted three of them in critical German television reported. The . Military Headquarters in Berlin said the Man killed in the attack had not been positively identified but it was believed he was american. Twenty five of the 44 americans known to be injured were evacuated to the . Military Hospital in port transit lounge before boarding a flight to Beirut a the voice of the nation radio quoted her As saying. A i had nothing to do with the explosion. And i am surprised How people can accuse me of such an action without any proof or evidence of any kind a the radio said. A a these allegations have Hurt me morally physically and emotionally. I will sue anyone who accuses me of something i had Noth ing to do she said it was her second denial in less than 12 hours. Wiwatowski 74, was taken to Illinois masonic medical Center where she was reported in Good condition. A a she a just tired hungry and a Little stressed a a Hospital spokesman said. The gunman described by a neighbor As a a timid Many and by police As a paranoid a had kept More than too police officers and sharpshooters standing watch outside the woman a apartment in a cold drizzle. Fascell chairman of the House foreign affairs committee said the Kremlin Leader was a basically optimistic about .-soviet relations which Gorbachev a characterized As a fast moving train that we ought not to let get away from Fascell said Gorbachev denied the next superpower Summit was in jeopardy despite recent hints from Moscow that a second such meeting might not take place. Condition. Four were treated and released and a fifth was under observation. Two other victims were taken to another Hospital for treatment of minor Burns. All ambulances in san Francisco were initially ordered to the fire. There were no known fatalities in the Blaze in the sprawling building a onetime Cannery that housed numerous artists studios and Small work shops in the Bayview Industrial Park not far from candlestick Park. However a police officer at the scene said a the people we were pulling out said there were still Lan Stuhl West Germany for treatment. Four were in the . Army Hospital in Berlin and 15 were released after treatment. The army said exact figures were not available because some americans could have been taken to Civi Page 12, column 3, please in a statement distributed in Tripoli Friday she said the allegations had led to a my personal Liberty being limited and affected my moral Well being and mental health. A mrs. May Elias Mansour denies any role in this operation. I will sue the parties who tried to allege such false charges a said the Brief statement which could not be immediately verified. It gave no address. The statement came As authorities continued their search for Man Page 12, coiumn5, please a the strategy is to wait. Time is in our favor a police superintendent Fred Rice had said earlier but the Public Confidence expressed masked a great Deal of uncertainty. A we did no to feel sure of his surrender until about 30 minutes beforehand a said it. John Kennedy coordinator of the police hostage unit. A there was nothing exceptional about the circumstances of the negotiations a Kennedy said. A they were quite Reagan and Gorbachev met for the first time last november in Geneva and agreed to meet again in Washington this year. The Reagan administration has invited Gorbachev to the United states in june or july but has received no response. Gorbachev has made a number of Public statements indicating he sees no Point in scheduling another Summit Page 5, column i please missing a Frisco More people inside. We got a few out but there is no Way some people Are going to make it. This is a bad investigators would not be Able to probe the buildings wreckage until sometime today officials said. The cause of the explosion was not known although a doctor who treated some of the victims said some had indicated a there was welding going on in the area of the explosion. Managers of the Complex believe about too people worked in the Page 12, column 3, please lots of Energy a Jane Zeller vice president and general manager of Zeller to and appliance credits a a a lot of Energy and a supportive family for her Success As a businesswoman. She recently was elected to the Board of directors of the National association of retail dealers of America. Crescent news photo by Wes Mcfarland. Jane runs a business and a Homezelle has zest for two careers by Kathy punches lifestyle editor while Many women struggle with the opposing roles of careerist and housewife at least one Defiance woman makes it look easy. Jane Zeller vice president and general manager of Zeller to and appliance credits much of her Success to a a lot of Energy and a supportive family. Zeller and her husband Jim began their retail business 15 years ago on fourth Street. When they outgrew that location they moved to their current store on South Clinton Street. Zeller who had not worked outside of her Home until that time started in sales. She quit for a Short time after the birth of her fifth child and returned to work in 1974. She enjoys the Challenge of running a business. In her current role she is responsible for the successful management of personnel advertising and promotion merchandising controlling expenses setting goals and monitoring results. The family owned and operated business employs 26 persons. Jim Zeller is president of the company and manages the service segment of the business. The company consists of two retail stores and two rental stores in Defiance and Napoleon. Jim a sister Mary Grosenbacher works in the Defiance retail store As does the Zellers son Jim. Another son Bill a student at the univer Page 8, column i please biographical sketch name Jane Zeller age 42 address 622 Holgate ave. Family husband Jim children Jim Bill Miriam Ann and Amy occupation vice president and general manager Zeller to and appliance education Defiance High school graduate numerous retail sales and management schools memberships National association of retail dealers of America Trinity United methodist Church Ruth Circle order of Eastern Star daughters of the american revolution Defiance Hospital auxiliary Defiance College women a commission Mutual improvement Circle Defiance and Napoleon Chambers of Commerce Kettenring country club hobbies water skiing snorkelling Reading Bridge key suspect denies placing Twa bomb sniper frees hostage surrenders peacefully Gorbachev tells congressman he wants Summit with Reagan several persons after blast rocks

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