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Delphos Tri County Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 13, 1980, Delphos, OhioJohn Gunder right was sworn in As City treasurer at tuesdays Council meeting. Gunder who replaces Thomas Mericle served As treasurer in the Early 1970s and City auditor until 1978. The oath was administered by City Law director Stephen Mansfield. City to probe problems concerning Cable to councilman fran Voll suggested a committee be formed to Deal with problems Delphos has with its Cable television service. The City has been trying to collect since january Money it feels it is owed by Warner amex Cable service. Under the ordinance governing Cable service the City is to receive three percent of local Revenue. Last year Warner installed a movie Channel and City officials do not believe they Are receiving their due share of movie Channel Revenue. John Carson Warner manager in Wapakoneta has told City officials Federal communication commission regulations do not permit the additional payment from the movie Channel to the City. City officials have not accepted this answer. Mayor Edna Jane Nolte said Carson delivered a Check recently for $2,938 which was an increase of about $100 from the january Check. Canal Days Celebration to feature distance race a new feature of the canal Days Celebration sept. 19-20 will be a 10,000-meter run. City Council gave its approval to the race course As Well As approving use of downtown streets for a Parade kiddie rides and Flea Market. The 6.2-mile race is to begin at 9 . Sept. 20. Dave Roach of the chamber of Commerce said All runners should be off the course and trophies presented by 11 . Between 200 and 300 runners Are expected to take part in the race which begins behind Delphos recreation Center on the East Edge of the City. Continued on Page 6 new plan to testing Early warning system to be devised superintendent of Public services Edgar Schwieterman will be meeting with local safety and civil defense officials to come up with a different plan to test the Early warning system. This move was prompted when a second Siren went off inadvertently during a test of the system. Warning sirens Are in operation during the test for about one minute. But on this occasion they sounded for four minutes. Continued on Page 6 in other action. Thomas Pittner coordinator of Delphos emergency medical services presented a Check of $2,100 to the City. The Money reimburses the City for expenses to move the Ems from the safety building to the former Marathon station on second Street. Funds were raised through Cash donations from the Community. Included in the $2,100 is a $1,250 donation from Delphos resident Nick of Leary. Cost for remodelling the service station will be about $4,000 when completed. In addition to Cash donations drapes carpeting and linoleum were also Given to the service. Ems members purchased Wall panelling. Continued on Page 6 i. The City was reimbursed by Delphos emergency medical service for part of the Cost for moving the Ems to its new quarters at the former Marathon station on East second Street. Thomas Pittner Ems coordinator presented a $2,100 Check to safety director Walter Foster and mayor Edna Jane Nolte. Former City auditor named treasurer by Frank Noonan former City auditor John Gunder of 437 East Cleveland st., has returned to Public office this time As City treasurer. Gunder who replaces Thomas Mericle was administered his oath of office tuesday night by City Law director Stephen Mansfield. The treasurers term of office will expire dec. 31,1981. The new treasurer held the same Post from january 1973, to january 1974, when he resigned to accept the position of City auditor. In june 1978, Gunder resigned As auditor because he did not have time to fulfil the increasing responsibilities of that office. In announcing his resignation july 31, Mericle said his change in office from Delphos to Lima made his handling the position almost impossible because he was not in Delphos during week Days and banking hours. Continued on Page 6 Delpho or cold ivc vol. Ill no. 51 ph.692-5050 wednesday August 13, 1980 uspsis2-580 newsstand 25c Par copy Homo delivery $1.00 Par week triumphant Carter says he will meet Kennedy new York up a a triumphant president Carter returned to Manhattan today to accept the democratic nomination for the White House and make peace with sen. Edward Kennedy in a face to face meeting. A i done to know when but i definitely will a Carter told reporters when asked if he would meet with his beaten political rival to heal party wounds that have further bolstered Republican presidential nominee Ronald Reagan. Top Carter aide Hamilton Jordan earlier told reporters of such a meeting a nothing is Carter will be nominated by the democratic National convention tonight in Madison Square Garden and receive the Banner thursday night in a replay of 1976. A four More years. Four More years. Four More years a shouted Carter supporters who got personal thanks from the president at a packed and Happy reception at a downtown hotel. A right Carter replied flashing a big Grin. A i have no doubt we will be victorious not Only for ourselves but for or country. Done to forget How you re going to the president will hold strategy sessions in his downtown Manhattan Sheraton Centre suite and seek a Quick peace with Kennedy to improve his dismal showing behind Reagan in National political polls. A your people Are talking a Carter said when asked by reporters on his arrival at nearby Newark Airport whether he would meet with Kennedy. A i spoke to him Kennedy last night after his speech and congratulated him on a wonderful Carter flew to nearby Newark Airport where he was greeted with a big embrace by new Jersey gov. Brendan Byrne a longtime supporter. Absent was new York gov. Hugh Carey who led a bitter losing Battle to set free Carters democratic National convention delegates. Byrne joined the president on a helicopter ride to downtown Manhattan where Carey was among officials shaking hands with the president. At Newark Airport the Happy president kissed some women greeters and broke into laughter when a special Point was made to introduce him to a new Jersey Carter Mondale Delegate named Gerald Ford. Carter his wife Rosalynn and daughter Amy 12, flew to Newark aboard air Force one from Washington after the president spent a week in seclusion at Camp David my. After the receptions at the Sheraton Centre Carter arranged to see a Parade of visiting politicians in his suite. Rain Likely tonight and thursday. Low tonight mid 60s. High thursday Low 80s. Details Page 2. Band show tickets persons interested in obtaining tickets to the band show at the Van Wert county fair should Contact either Linda Point 692-9831 or Pat Poling 692-4901 by aug. 17. The band show will be held sept. 2. Iowa teenager claims to be youngest convention Delegate presidents platform to be More Liberal than he wanted new York up a who a the youngest Delegate at the democratic National convention not even the democratic National committee wants to get involved in this argument. A god almighty who started this we certainly did no to said Reed Kroloff of the in cd a press information office. A a it Sall you Media people. We done to have the slightest idea. Who cares a Well apparently there Are More than a few people who care among them Mary Elizabeth Shea and Kym Ammon. Miss Shea of West Hartford conn., celebrates her 19th birthday on saturday and miss Ammon of Waterloo Iowa does not turn 19 until oct. 16. A a you be got to do something about this. Everyone a claiming they be got the youngest Delegate and we be got her right Here a said Clark Rasmussen who chairs miss Ammons delegation. He was incensed by a picture in tuesdays new York times Billing two new Jersey delegates both 19, As the youngest conventioneers. Miss Shea was annoyed too. A i can to remember who looked it up but they told me i was the youngest a she said. A the newspaper is just John of Kennedy of Absecon n.j., whose picture was in the paper together with Maureen Mantineo of West new York n.j., was puzzled when he heard what miss Shea said. He turned 19 june 11. New York up a a frantically struck Compromise that grew from an overwhelming show of affection for Edward Kennedy gives president Carter a More Liberal platform than he wanted for his re election Campaign. The party platform a the statement of goals on which Carter will base his Campaign against Ronald Reagan a not Only will have Kennedy a Mark on economic issues but will show that women represent a major Force at the democratic National convention. Women a groups stronger than Ever As a result of a party Rule giving them half the Delegate slots pushed through Strong statements calling for the democratic party to withhold support of candidates who oppose the equal rights amendment and backing Federal payment to poor women for abortions. Kennedy came to the convention for a showdown on the Economy tuesday night and aroused delegates so with his pleas for the common Man Carter forces backed Down and accepted three of the four proposals Over which the candidates still differed. Democratic chairman John White said the proposals were accepted by voice vote a after a Quick bit of Telephone negotiating because of the a mood of the House. Well its Kennedy a Kennedy aide Paul Kirk said a the Kennedy imprint went on that in Exchange the Massachusetts senator agreed not to contest chairman Thomas of Neillis ruling on a voice vote against Kennedy a comprehensive proposal containing a commitment wage and Price controls. The platform which will be completed today after votes on the controversial my missile system contains a $12 billion jobs program to soften the effects of the recession. Carter had said such a program could be inflationary and a spokesman said tuesday night the president will officially express reservations about that Section. Billy a too controversial to Campaign for brother Americus a. Up a Billy Carter says the staff handling president Carters reelection bid has asked him not to Campaign for his older brother because he is a too a a in a like to Campaign because i like people a said Billy tuesday a but i heard from the Campaign people that in a too controversial for the presidents brother declined to reveal who in the reelection committee told him not to Campaign but he said he was certain it was not a directive from president Carter. Billy Carter said he would like to be at the democratic National convention in new York but said he would be in Washington on wednesday and thursday to give depositions to Senate subcommittee investigators probing his links with the libyan government. Carter said he has not spoken to his brother since july 1, shortly before he registered with the government As a foreign agent for Libya at the urging of the Justice department. But he said he would a go by the White House when the Senate investigation is Complete. Fuel shortage May close Small airports new York up a Many general aviation airports in the Northeast unable to buy aviation fuel despite a glut on the Market May soon be forced to shut Down an aeronautics official says. Walter Kies director of aeronautics for new Jersey said tuesday some of the airports a which primarily handle Small planes a already have had to close Down temporarily when monthly fuel allocations ran out and other suppliers refused to handle new customers. General aviation gasoline known As a Kavgas a fuels some 208,000 nonet aircraft in the United states excluding commercial and military Craft. It comprises a Mere 0.1 percent of All refined fuel about four Tablespoons out of a barrel. A without aviation fuel airports simply cannot operate and will be forced to close a Kies wrote in a letter to new Jersey Energy commissioner Joel Jacobson. A How can this be explained when everyone knows there is presently a glut of fuel on the Market a Oil company shipments of a Gas which is subject to allocation came to 11.08 million barrels in 1977, the latest year for which the department of Energy has published figures. A a registered letter came in the mail monday from Shell saying it is going to close its Sewaren facility and i should seek out other fuel suppliers by the end of 1980,�?� said Marianne Worth manager of new jerseys Burlington Airport. A Mobil said they were not interested in taking on any new customers but would not turn me Down flatly a she said. A Texaco said they done to know yet. Exxon said Shell spokesman Norm Alstadter said it is withdrawing from general aviation fuel Supply in the Northeast because it lacks a refinery on the East coast. Shell has sent letters to fixed base operators North of Virginia about 30 airports telling them to seek out other fuel sources by the end of 1980 or 1981. A spokesman for Mobil Oil co., which has a refinery in new Jersey said it is reluctant to Supply shells former customers because of allocation problems. A fall of our customers Are on an allocation. We done to have Access to unlimited supplies and we done to think it is fair to take on new customers which would Force our older customers to accept smaller allocations a the Mobil spokesman said. John Meyer spokesman for the general aviation manufacturers association attributed a Gas Supply shortfalls to production and distribution problems triggered by a fire earlier this year in a Texas refinery of Phillips Petroleum corp. Cheryl Wright seeks to be crowned Queen at Cloverdale Cheryl Wright daughter of or. And mrs. Robert Wright of Cloverdale is one of three candidates in the annual Cloverdale Queen contest. Also competing for the title Are Nora Jean Ladd daughter of or. And mrs. Paul Ladd of Cloverdale and Becky Barnhart daughter of or. And mrs. Leroy Barnhart of Cloverdale. The candidate who Sells the most Chance tickets for the villages Cash drawing will be crowned Queen before the Parade at 6 30 . Aug. 16. The drawing will follow the Parade. The Queen and her court will ride on a float and the Queen will reign Over the evenings festivities

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