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Ottumwa Courier (Newspaper) - October 9, 1987, Ottumwa, Iowa The Ottumwa Courier, Friday, October 9, 1987 Weather Forecast for 6 p.m. today Record lows chill East By Th<* Associated Press Temperatures plunged to record lows in 29 cities from Wisconsin to Florida on Thursday as two cold fronts spread over the eastern United States As one cold air mass spread over the East, another pushed into the north-central states, prompting frost and freeze warnings for for most of western Pennsylvania, northern New Jersey and much of New York and south em New England. Most of the country was dry Thursday, with the exception of rainshowers over Pennsylvania and New York Cloudiness extended from the middle and northern At lantic Coast through the middle and upper Mississippi Valley to the northern high Plains. Sunny skies prevailed across the southern tier of states. Cities reporting record cold temperatures Thursday included Birmingham, Ala., 24; Calico Rock, Ark., 28; Chattanooga, Tenn., 35; Chicago, 29; Daytona Beach, Fla., 56; Evansville, Ind., 28; Fort Myers, Fla., 63; Green Bay, Wis., 23; Greer, S C., 33; Hollywood, Fla., 62; Huntsville, Ala., 35; Indianapolis, 28; Jackson, Miss., 35; La Crosse, Wis., 23; Madison, Wis., 22; Meridian, Miss., 34; Milwaukee, 29; Montgomery, Ala , 37; Paducah, Ky., 28; Pinson, Ala., 30; Rockford, III 24; Tallahassee, Fla., 38; West Palm Beach, Fla., 62. 70 60 FRONTS.    CO Warm Cold Stationary 100s    90s    80s    70s    60s    50s    40s    30s    20s    10s    Os    -10s jig:—I I    ^ Sigourney awards sewer contracts Courthouse records By UNDA POPEJOY Courier correspondent SIGOURNEY - The Sigourney City Council awarded nearly $400,000 in contracts Wednesday for proposed sewer improvements. Contracts were awarded to: • Langman Construction of Rock Island, III., $153,004, for force main. • Windier Engineering and Construction of South Amana, $243,521.50, for division 2 Gift stations and plant modifications). In other action, the council also scheduled trick or treat night for Sigourney from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31; and approved a liquor license for the Sigourney Golf Club. Craftsmen to show wares at fall festival KEOSAUQUA — The Forest Craft Festival in Lacey-Keosauqua State Park and Fall Festival of Colors in Keosauqua will be held Saturday and Sunday. Shuttle buses sponsored by the Van Buren Foundation will run from the Keosauqua City Park to the state park and back continuously during the two days, with hours of IO a.rn to 6 p.m. Saturday, and IO a m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Approximately 20 woodcarvers and craftsmen will be in the state park demonstrating and selling their wares. A $200 purchase prize is being offered by Farmers State Bank Food will be available at the lodge in the state park by concessionaires Merle and Pat McDonald Buckskinned will be an added attraction this year, along with demonstrations by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and a display by the Van Buren County Conservation Board. The Fall Festival of Colors is sponsored by the people of Keosauqua, various organizations, with .Jay Goldstein chairman for the Chamber of Commerce. Sam Polonsky is the parade chairman. Duggan to sing with NEMO singers KEOSAUQUA — Philippe Duggan, a senior majoring in special education at Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville, Mo., has been selected as a member of the 1987-88 NEMO Singers. Deaths The group consists of 66 students selected by audition, and is directed by Clay II Dawson Philippe is a native of North Wales. The Sharon Brauns family of rural Keosauqua is his host family. Orlo Ross Orlo Ii Ross, 84, of Leisure Living Estates, 7(H) W. Alta Vista, died at 12:04 a m. Oct. 8, 1987, at Ottumwa Regional Health Center, Pennsylvania center. Ile was born May 26, 1903, in Ottumwa to Albert and Rosa Bachman Ross. A former office employee of John Morrell & Co., he worked there 45 years prior to retirement in 1968. Orlo K. Boss He was an elder emeritus at Davis Street Christian Church, a former YMCA bourd member, a former member of the Kiwanis Club and Chamber of Commerce and a longtime member of the Ottumwa Municipal Band. He also was a member of South Ottumwa Boosters and the National Rifle Association. He married Clara E. Fulton June 24, 1924, in Ottumwa. Ile is survived by his wife; two brothers, Wilbur of Bettendorf and Donald of Batavia. The service will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Davis Street Christian Church, the Rev. Cecil Simonton officiating. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery. The casket will remain at Johnson Funeral Chapel until 11:30 a m. Saturday when it will be taken to the church and closed as the service begins. A memorial has been established payable to his church. Visitation begins at noon today. Marguerite Comstock Marguerite E. Comstock, 85, of 229 S. Schuyler died at 4:10 a.rn Oct. 8, 1987, at Ottumwa Regional Health Center, Pennsylvania center She was born Nov. 29, 1901, in Hanlontown to Charles and Nellie Josephine Moroney Bouldin. A resident of Ottumwa since 1943, she was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Altar and Rosary Society, Catholic Daughters of Americas, and was a charter member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Waverly. She married John Comstock June 30, 1919, in Mason City. He died Jan 2, 1979. She is survived by four daughters, Mary Stilwell of New Castle, Ind., Marge DeCet of Knoxville, Dorothy Van Tuyl of Burlington, and Beth Porgy of Ottumwa; two sons. John C. of Melbourne, Fla., and James of Dayton, Ohio; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two brothers, James Bouldin of Joliet, III , and John Bouldin of Batavia, III The funeral Mass will be IO a.rn Saturday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, the Revs. Paul C. Hart and Paul Donahue concelebrating the Mass. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. The rosary will be recited at 7:30 pin, today at Reece Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Mike, Tim, and Tom Porgy, Kirk Ziegler, Richard Watson, and Larry Stilwell. Elsie Way BUSSEY — Elsie Way, 88, of Bussey died Oct. 8, 1987, at Griffin Nursing Home in Knoxville. Arrangements are pending at Gilbert Funeral Home in Bussey. Edna Lane Edna Naomi Lane, of Red Oak died Oct. 5, 1987, at the Good Samaritan Center in Red Oak. She was born Dec. 7, 1902, in Dallas County to Frank J. and Bessie Lane. She was a retired school teacher. A 1921 graduate of Waukee High School, she attended Simpson College for two years and graduated from the University of Iowa in 1947 She taught in Dallas County rural schools, in K irk Ville, Fremont, Dunbar, Pleasantville, Sidney, and in Ottumwa, retiring in 1968. She was a member of the Red Oak Business and Professional Women’s Club, the National, State and Local Retired Teachers Association, and First United Methodist Church of Red Oak. She is survived by a sister, Mabel Gutshall, of California; and a brother, Leonard Lane of Heenie Colorado. The service was Wednesday at Nelson Boylan Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Scott Woodworth officiating. Burial was in the Waukee Cemetery. Thomas Buckley Thomas L. Buckley,* 79, longtime Ottumwa florist and greenhouse operator, died Oct. 6, 1987, in Chicago, 111. He was born Oct. 2, 1908, in Davenport to William and Clara Buckley. He was a graduate of Ottumwa High School and had moved to Chicago several years ago where he continued florist" and greenhouse work until his retirement. He is survived by a son, Edd, and four granddaughters, all of the Chicago area; and a sister, Mary Celania of Los Angeles. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth The service will be today in Park Ridge, III A graveside service will be at IO a.rn Saturday at Evergreen Cemetery in Fairfield, the Rev Wil liamSullivan officiating. Raymond Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Frances Bickert Frances R. Bickert, IOO, of Albia died Oct. 8, 1987, at her home. She was born Oct. 14, 1887, in Albia to L.T. and Elizabeth Malone Richmond She was a homemaker, and had lived near Albia most of her life. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, and helped organize the Altar and Rosary Society of her church. She was a member ot PEO, was a charter member of the Albia Woman’s Club, a charter member of the State March of Dimes, and was very active in the Democratic committee and the State American Legion Auxiliary. She worked with the American Red Cross. She married John ll Bickert Sept. IO, 1913, in Albia He died in 1968. She is survived by a daughter, Rita Bickert of Albia. The service will be ll a.m. Monday, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Albia, the Rev. M.J. Brothersen officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. A rosary will be recited Sunday evening at Gilbert Funeral Home in Albia. Visitation is open at the funeral home A memorial has been established. ■ Land transactions Wapello County Charles R. and Patricia C. Allen to Thomas H and Karen K. Zerngast, property in Keokuk Township Martha Kaye Nash to Phillip L. and Marcia Lynn Mathias, property in Polk Township Rosalind R. McKinney to Roger A McKinney, property in Ottumwa Betty J Swaim to Carlyn and Marcia Finley, property in Ottumwa. Ronald L and Michelle R. Cummins to Dennis J. Addy, property in Columbia Township. Frank M and Viola Sporer to Patricia A Guyett, property in Ottumwa. Administration of Veterans Affairs to Chad A. and Linda L. Lame, property in Ottumwa. William I) and Joyce Kramer to Terri Bone, property in Ottumwa. John F and Donald R Sauer to Robert .Smallwood, property in Ottumwa. Steve and Ruth Coleman to bori Fiscel-la, property in Kirkville Warren VV Blake to Thomas I.. Wood, property in Keokuk Township. Peter rf. and Norma I, Gaass to De partment of Transportation, property in Columbia Township Alice and Norman F. Shepard to James I) and Anita N. Jones, property in Agency Township. Max and Cherie L. Miller and others to Khamphane arid Oiy Vilayoune, property in Ottumwa. Gary William and Mari Sue Brooks to Max LeRoy Anderson, property in Center Township. Gary Wayne and Signe Mary Highland to George T. and Florence T MeCutchen, property in Ottumwa Fredrick and Delores F Carlo to Bradley A and Rebecca L. Davis, property in Agency Township Hubert O’ Batts to Nancy K Short, property iii Ottumwa William F. and Patricia F’arrell to Peo pies Financial Company, property in ot tumwa. Carla Cook Hartley to Sara Patricia Mallonee, property in Ottumwa Mer! L. and Helen L. Standford to Owren L and Cordieo Hopkins, property in Ottumwa Larry W. and Sharon I.. Wolver to Timothy Ivan and Sharon Kaye F)dge, property in Eddyville. Betty Quinnett lo Mel It Pettit, property in Polk Township. Ethel F\ Brown to Loeta A Barnhill and others, property in Center Township David J. and Winifred A Albert to William E. and Janice Ray Albert, property in Washington Township. Robert A and Beverly G. Cruzen to Ruth E. Brown, property in Adams Township. Carl and Catherine Yoehum to Robert C. and Mary Kelly Sims, property in Green 'Township Larry I) and Opal F) McLaughlin to Hazel Schakel, property in Ottumwa Hazel and Leonard Schakel to Michael R Williams, property in Ottumwa. Pauline Mildred Adamson to Richard VV and Mildred Wilhoit, property in Pleasant Township Dennis Craig Fisher to Barbara J F’ish er, property in Ottumwa Carl L. and Bonnie L. Waller to Leroy T. Hubbard, property in Washington Township Harold and Shirley S. Sandagc to Judith K Brickey, property in Dahlonega Township. Donald L. and J Marilyn McLaughlin to Paul and Juanita LaPoint, property in < it tumwa. Terri L. Grace to Charles J Van Alst, property in Center Township James T. Weldon to C M. Trust, proper ty in Ottumwa. Henry and Violet Groenewald to Richard and Violet Adler, property in Ottumwa. Norwest Bank Des Moines, National Association to Hazel Johnson, property in Ottumwa. Robert A and Debra I.. Cooper to LaVon ll Cooper, property iii Dahlonega Township. Larry 1) Dinsmore to Harold P and Shirley S Sandage, property in Ottumwa. Gilbert L and Judith J. Comstok to Comstock Foamily Farms Corp and Iowa Corp., property in Columbia Township John B and Dorothy B. Curren to Joseph B Curran, property in Ottumwa. Earl I. and Marilyn Talbert to Paul R and Joyce I. Umphress, property in Green Township Calvin W and Evelyn M. Moran to James B and Nancy M. Batterson, property in Agency Township Frances Eshelman to Royal R and Barbara Ann Allgood, property iii Frilly Ville Sheriff of Wapello County to Peoples Savings and Loan Association property in Ottumwa Virgil and Mary Catherine Bailey to Arthur Jack and James F! Parker, property in Agency Township Frances G. F’erguson to Ronald Iv and Mary Anil Gardner, property iii Center Township Ronald F’ and Mary Ann Gardner to Walter I. and Cathy S Barker, property in Center Tow nship Phil I. and Kathleen I Taylor Jr. to Dannv P and Brenda L Roller Is, proper- WINE and company 509 W. Main This Week's Specials Befinger White Zinfandel................. $5.49 ★ Busch Long Necks......................... $6.99 ★ Christian Bros.    Brandy.....750 mi $7.50 ★ Skol Vodka.........................075    m. $4.46 ★ Black Velvet..................... 1.75J.    $14.18 682 4543 ■ Local readings Yesterday’s low................33 degrees Yesterday’s high..............64 degrees Year ago today...Low: 49    High: 57 Yesterday’s record high.....92 in 1938 Yesterday’s record low.......26 in 1937 PRECIPITATION Yesterday.............................. none Year ago today..........................48 SUNRISE: 7:13 SUNSET: 6:41 DES MOINES RIVER HEADINGS Stage: .83 feet    Pool: 638.6 RED ROCK LAKE READINGS Level: 730.3 feet Outflow. 2,000 cfs RATHBUN LAKE READINGS Level: 905.9    Outflow: 800 cfs ■ Iowa forecast Partly cloudy windy and colder today, high in mid-40s northwest to upper 50s southeast. Partly cloudy and colder tonight and Saturday. Low tonight in mid-20s to mid-30s, high Saturday in 40s to around 50. Sunday through Tuesday:    a chance of rain developing Sunday. Partly cloudy Monday and Tuesday. Highs in the middle 40s to lower 50s Sunday, moderating to the 60s by Tuesday. Lows in the middle 20s to lower 30s Sunday, warming to the middle 30s to lower 40s by Tuesday. ty in Dahlonega Township. Alan L. and Barbara R Knight to Union Bank and Trust Co., property in Ottumwa. Quintino M. and Rose B. Toigo to Douglas O. White, property in Center Township. Judith K Brickey to Nolan R and Ccarol A. Meggers, property in Agency Township Richard G. and Mary Lou Kleine to Deere and Company, property in Ottumwa. Floyd David Chapman to Franklin I Adamson, property in Ottumwa Albert Leroy and Kathy A Wiseman to Lily Violet Cox, property in Ottumwa JoAnn R. F'annin and Jennifer A Reediest to William F. and Patricia A. F'ar-rell, Sr., property in Ottumwa. Nancy A Pearson to Margret Genevie Sanden, property in Ottumwa Jack L. Pearson to Margaret Genevie Sanden, property in Ottumwa United Federal Savings Bank of Iowa to Ronnie J and Carolyn K Selleck, proper ty in Ottumwa. Sang and B Betty Choe to Terrace Hill Properties, property in Agency Township. Union Bank and Trust Co to Randy L. and Carla McClure, property in Eldon Ronnie J Selleck and Carolyn K Selleck to Timothy D. and Margaret R Drily, property in Ottumwa. Ruth Kenworthy to Joyce FT Munley, property in F7ddyVille. Loren VV and Margaret L. Hagedon to David A and Rachelle R Sammons, property in Center Township LeVon ll Cooper to Kenny and Carol Mathew Sr., property in Agency Township. Hockey With to Jimmy I., and Roberta J Randall, property in Ottumwa Financial Savings and Loan Association to Larry VV and Sharon L Wolver, property in Center Township ■ Magistrate court Wapello County FTfth-degree theft: Kelly Bertram of 932 N. Court, $100; Stewart Walker of 932 N. Court, SKK); Kathy Bennett of 202 Lincoln, SKK); Janie Hurley, no adress given, $100. Public intoxication: John Blanke Jr., 720 N Jefferson, $25; Richard Kirk of Drakesville Route I, $25; Brenda Pickens of Bloomfield Route 3, $25; Dennis Moss of 417 N Madison, dismissed, Terri Collins of 219 N. Marion, $25; Barbara Tate of Davenport, $25, Glenda Brown of 414 W Maple, $25; Rickey Hulbert of Eldon, $25. Person under legal age: Richard Kirk of Drakesville Route I, $15; Jeff Mes-serschmitt of 1433 Silverwood Lane, $15. Assault: Brenda Pickens of Bloomfield Route 3, $50; Don DenHartog of Fremont Route I. $5(1; Michael McNamer of 1019 S. Madison, domestic abuse, $50. Miscellaneous: Dennis Moss of 417 N Madison, littering, $10; James Wofford Sr of Davenport, open container, $20; David Speas of Fairfield, disorderly eon duct, $35; Rickey Hulbert of Eldon, fifth-degree criminal mischief, $50. ■ Marriage licenses Wapello County James Robert Boyd and Robin Grace Richards of Ottumwa Robert Alan Rhodus and Claudia Ly-nette Ridgeway of Ottumwa. Michael Daniel Berto of Eddyville and Sandra Lynn Heady of Ottumwa. Mark Duane Wilson and Connie Jo Hammersley of Ottumwa Robert Dean Horras and Sherry Lane O’Conner of Ottumwa Harry Edward Caverly and Mary Joe Merrill of Ottumwa Donald Jeffrey Smallwood and Kelly Jo McIntosh of Ottumwa ■ Marriage dissolutions Wapello County Leatha Irene Phillips and Harold Paul Phillips In the military ........  mum......mumm inimninwn ii nm ............iii im—wwhhiwwiiiiimm»—ih mmmmmmmmmmmmmmMdmmm BLOOMFIELD — Army National Guard Pvt. (lien VV. Davison, son of Alice Enlow, and stepson of Robert Flnlow, Bloomfield, has completed a combat engineer course at the U S Army Training Center at F’ort Leonard W'ood, Mo. OTTUMWA \rmv National Guard Pi t. William It. Bradley, son of George ll and Sharon K Bradley, IOU VV Mary, has completed basic training at Fort Jackson, SC. F’LORIS Vir Force Airman Pamela J. <«eary, daughter ut Bos A and Gloria I) Gearv, Floris, has been named Airman ol tile quarter. Geary is a precision measuring equipment laboratory specialist with the 7275th Air Bast Group, Italy The selection is based on the individual s exemplary duty performance, job knowledge. leadership qualities, significant sell improvement, and other accomplishments She is a 1977 graduate of Davis Countv Highschool, Bloomfield ■ Southern Iowa ■ Iowa Flagstaff Grand Rapids 73 50 36 35 clr cdy Hi Lo Cond Here are the 12 hour high Great Falls 44 39 cdy Bloomfield 64 32 temperatures, the 18 hour lows Greensboro^ C 60 39 clr Centerville NA NA NA and 24 hour precipitation for the Hartford 62 40 rn Chariton 64 27 period ended at 7 p.m. Helena 53 37 cdy Fairfield 63 27 Thursday Honolulu 91 76 clr Keosauqua 65 28 Hi LO Prec Houston 82 64 cdy Oskaloosa 63 27 Des Moines 65 33 Indianapolis 58 28 cdy Sigourney ■ World 63 32 Lamoni 63 34 Jackson,Miss. 76 35 clr Spencer 67 30 Jacksonville 74 44 cdy Waterloo Burlington 62 63 25 33 Juneau Kansas City 47 69 32 39 rn cdy Temperatures and weather Cedar Rapids 61 28 Las Vegas 93 63 clr conditions from midnight to Dubuque 57 26 Little Rock 72 41 cdy midnight on previous day Mason City 62 27 Los Angeles 72 61 cdy Hi Lo Wthr Sioux City 69 36 Louisville 60 33 cdy Amsterdam 57 54 cdy Ames 65 23 Lubbock 92 52 cdy Athens 75 59 cdy Fort Dodge 65 29 Memphis 70 40 cdy Bangkok 91 79 clr Marshalltown 62 26 Miami Beach 88 67 cdy Barbados M 75 cdy Decorah 59 24 Midland Odessa 91 53 cdy Beijing 73 55 cdy Carroll 66 30 Milwaukee 51 29 cdy Belgrade 77 57 cdy Creston 64 35 Mpls St Paul 62 33 clr Berlin 64 50 cdy Algona 65 32 Nashville 62 32 cdy Bermuda 77 75 cdy Iowa City 62 30 New Orleans 76 51 cdy Bogota 64 43 cdy New York City 60 46 cdy Brussels Budapest 61 66 43 50 rn clr ■ Nation Norfolk,Va North Platte rn 78 49 42 clr cdy B'Aires 68 59 rn Temperatures indicate previous Oklahoma City 82 50 cdy Cairo 84 64 clr day's high and overnight low to Omaha 70 35 cdy Calgary 72 41 cdy 7 p m COT Orlando 80 60 cdy Caracas 86 68 clr Hi Lo Pre Philadelphia 59 40 cdy Copenhagen 57 54 rn Albany,N V. 54 34 cdy Phoenix 104 71 clr Dublin 54 39 cdy Albuquerque 85 51 clr Pittsburgh 48 41 cdy Frankfurt 59 54 cdy Amarillo 90 49 cdy Portland,Maine 63 51 .18 Geneva 66 54 rn Anchorage 51 43 rn Portland,Ore 67 34 clr Havana 84 77 cdy Asheville 55 38 cdy Providence 63 49 rn Helsinki 54 45 cdy Atlanta 64 40 clr Raleigh 63 43 clr Hong Kong 84 81 cdy Atlantic City 58 44 cdy Rapid City 64 46 cdy Istanbul 68 50 clr Austin 88 52 cdy Reno 82 41 clr Jo'burg 75 55 clr Baltimore rn 41 cdy Richmond rn 42 clr Kiev 57 43 cdy Billings 56 42 cdy Sacramento 82 51 clr Lima 70 57 cdy Birmingham 66 34 clr St Louis 65 36 cdy Lisbon 70 59 rn Bismarck 55 36 cdy Salt Lake City 78 49 cdy London 55 52 cdy Boise 79 46 clr San Antonio 89 50 cdy Madrid 64 50 clr Boston 64 54 OI San Diego 71 66 cdy Manila 88 73 clr Brownsville 86 61 cdy San Francisco 67 58 cdy Montreal 66 54 cdy Buffalo 48 43 04 San Juan,P R 90 75 .15 Moscow 54 41 clr Burlington,Vt 50 40 OI St Ste Marie 43 32 cdy Nassau 86 72 cdy Casper 58 37 cdy Seattle 64 so clr New Delhi 98 73 clr Charleston,SC. 68 46 clr Shreveport 85 46 cdy Nicosia 81 54 clr Charleston,W Va 56 43 cdy Sioux Falls 73 39 cdy Oslo 55 46 rn Charlotte,NC 62 41 clr Spokane 71 46 clr Rio 84 62 clr Cheyenne 65 48 cdy Syracuse 49 42 15 Rome 79 59 rn Chicago 56 27 cdy Tampa St Ptrsbg 79 57 cdy San Juan 91 75 clr Cincinnati 57 34 cdy Topeka 62 35 cdy Santiago 77 50 clr Cleveland 46 41 35 Tucson 97 64 clr Sao Paulo 78 60 cdy Columbia,SC. 67 37 clr Tulsa 79 46 cdy Seoul 75 50 clr Columbus,Ohio 53 36 OI Washington,DC. 60 43 cdy Singapore 90 79 cdy Concord,N H 58 35 cdy Wichita 76 46 cdy Stockholm 54 50 cdy Dallas Ft Worth 88 54 clr Wilkes Barre 52 40 .07 Sydney 70 55 clr Dayton 56 34 OI Wilmington,Del. rn 40 cdy Taipei 86 75 clr Denver 77 SO rn Tokyo 81 68 clr Des Moines 6.5 33 cdy National temperature extremes Toronto 48 43 rn Detroit 51 34 cdy for Thursday Vancouver 66 48 clr Duluth 47 32 cdy Low 19 at Gunnison, Colo Vienna 74 52 clr El Paso 89 50 clr High 105 at Bullhead City, Warsaw 66 54 clr Evansville 64 28 cdy Ariz For the record ■ Lottery Illinois Daily game (Thursday): 1-1-3. Pick four: 0-5-5-3. Estimated Lotto grand prize $4 million. Estimated Lotto 7 jackpot $6 million. Missouri Pick three (Thursday): 3-5-4. ■ Ottumwa births Ottumwa Regional Health Center, 1001 E. Pennsylvania: None reported. Mather Air Force Base, Sacramento. Calif.: Oct. 7, to former Ot-tumwan Michael and Anivette Bukowski of Sacramento, Calif., a daughter. ■ Ottumwa fire calls None reported. ■ Ottumwa police calls 12:30 a.m. Thursday. Sharon Penrod, 240 N. Moore, her car damaged in a hit-and-run accident at her residence. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Robbie Mallory of Ottumwa Route 4, a stereo equalizer, sunglasses and cassette tapes stolen from his vehicle in Ottumwa High School parking lot. 5 p.m. p.m. Wednesday. Eileen Kruger, 202 S. Ward, reported check forgery. ■ Wapello sheriff calls None reported. Blakesburg firefighters plan open house BLAKESBURG - The Blakesburg Fire Department will hold an open house in recognition of fire prevention week from ll a m. to 3 p m. Saturday. Events will include a fire exten-quisher and fire truck demonstration the Ottumwa ambulance crew, jaws of life and a appearance of Sparky ‘he fire dog ■ Highway patrol calls None reported. ■ Area births St. Joseph’s Mercy Hospital, Centerville: Oet. 4, to Ricky and Debra Mason of Moulton, a son; to Wendell and Kim Walker of Exline a son; to Holly and Robin Miller of Plano, a daughter. Davis County Hospital, Bloomfield: (Jet. 7, to Steve and Donna Olinger of Drakesville, a daughter. Jefferson County Hospital, Fair-Held: Oct., Ten Jo and Lawrence Ted row Jr. of Douds, a son. Oct. 7, to Sally and Terry Hayes of Libertyville, a son; to Linda and Dennis Heaton of Fairfield, a son. Oct. 5 to Martha and Marty Sym-monds of Fairfield, a son. Oct. 3, to Jody and Richard Adler of Fairfield, a daughter/ Mahaska County Hospital, Oskaloosa: Oct. 4, to James and Mona Van Zomeren of Oskaloosa, a da uglier ■ Area fire calls None reported. ■ Area sheriff calls Davis County 3:15 p.m. Tuesday. Julie Houg-land, 24 ol Bloomfield was charged with failure to stop in assured clear distance after the vehicle she was driving struck a vehicle driven by Owen Moore, 52, of Milton. ■ Area police calls None reported ? McCUNE and REED INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES 119 N. Washington Phone 682-8027 Considering a gift for your grandchild? Here s a unique idea. A $100,000 life insurance plan that features: • Lower premiums-which may be payable for as little as 8-10 years using a Premium Offset arrangement. • Attractive prepayment arrangements that can lower payments to a 1 to 5 year period. • Sizeable buildup of cash for your grandchild. The premium Offset arrangement is based on our current dividend scale, which is neither a guarantee nor an estimate of future results. The size of the plan can be adjusted to fit the size of the gift that you have in mind. Just phone me, and I'll be happy to give you full details. "Get the most out of life” New York Life Insurance Company 226 W. 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