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Post-Standard, The (Newspaper) - January 28, 2005, Syracuse, New York PAGE A 2 THE POST-STANDARD Friday. January 28.2005 NEWS NOTES Utftry wmbtffs DAILY TAKE FIVE WIN RUM PICK 10 4 7 16 20 24 27 30 31 42 47 49 52 56 57 58 60 65 66 71 73 Museum, dealer claim rare book of drawings Any of the usual suspects in the book world could have pur- chased the book, but only Rod Shene recognized the rare quali- ty in the slender volume of old for the work and hoped one day he would be rewarded for his judgment. Just another day on the job for Shene, 46, who buys and sells rare books out of his St. Louis apartment for a living. However, in the past four vears. the find of his career has inrubV mm into a healed aiipuic with the German government and ihredteneci to damage his reputation. Shene was right about the book's quality. Last year, lead- ing auction house Sotheby's valued the book of drawings at But Shene's good fortune came with some bad news: The book may have been stolen from an unlikely victim the German government. The state- owned Staatsgalerie in Stuttgart claims a World War II Army captain took the book and oth- ers from a castle and eventually deposited them in his Richmond Heights, Mo., home. The museum and German state of Baden- Wurttemberg are now waging a two-front war on Shere First, they have retained attorney Thomas Kline, a celeb- rity amons Nazi-era art lawyers, to m back the book and learn the fate of any others still in St. Louis. They also have the sup- port 01 a leading German diplo- mat who has warned Shene that the weight of the German gov- ernment will be brought to bear on him if he does not cooperate The German Consulate in New York contacted the U.S. Attorney's Office about the mat- ter. It, in turn, contacted the De- partment of Homeland Security to see whether Shene illegally moved stolen merchandise across state lines. Shene says he has not broken any laws. Now a federal court must de- cide whether Shene can cash in on his find or must hand over his fortune. en among German-art en- thusiasts. Heinrieh Vogtherr is an obscure name. A 16th-century woodcutter and painter, Vogtherr created maps and religious art- Sotheby's believes Shene's find is a coiiecuon ui unguiiu uiaw- ings by Vogtherr of nobles from Augsburg. In addition to 53 iron etchings for the 'Augsburger Geschlech- all in early states and many unfinished proofs, there are also 43 original 16th-century drawings. Deaths Stephen J. "Doc" Roberts, 89, who as an undergraduate led Cornell University's polo team to its first national championship and then, as a veterinarian, coached the university's polo team to eight national champion- ships, died Jan. 21, in Bath, Steuben County. Roberts coached the Cornell polo team between 1947 and 1972. His teams participated in 14 national championships, win- ning eight. He developed innovations in intercollegiate poio that remain to this day. To balance the com- petition. Roberts introduced the concept of "split strings" at the intercollegiate level. Visiting teams no longer had to transport their own horses to distant matches. Instead, the home team provides mounts, and the horses are exchanged between chuk- kers. As a Cornell professor and veterinarian, he authored over 150 scientific articles and a classic textbook in 1956. BtlMays Musician-composer Ackw Bilk is 76. Actor Nicholas Pryor is 70. Actor Aim is 69. Actress Susan Howard is 63. Actress-singer Bwfai Bmton is 55. Singer Sarah McLacMan is 37. is 36. News service reports WISH YOU WERE are bundling up just to get to the car, Washington state resi- dents are enjoying a brief break from their winter cold. Lany Steagall The Associated Press Wednesday, the temperature at Poulsbo, Wash., 20 miles northwest of Seattle, hit 53 degrees. The normal high is 40. Penny Garner, of Poulsbo, took advantage of the warm spell to enjoy a kayak ride along the shoreline of Puget Sound. Commentators have 'Baby' in their cross hairs "Crossfire" OD the right? Conservative commentators Rush Limbaugh and Michael Medved are tak- ing aim at "Million Dollar Baby." di- rected by and starring Clint Eastwood, the staunchly conservative former mayor of Caraiei, Calif., denouncing the movie as liberal propaganda. Their beef? That the boxing movie, which wrestles with a moral dilemma that shall not be revealed here, takes a lit- eral and figurative left hook. The film, also starring the Oscar-nomi- nated Hilary Swank and (Morgan Free- man, has been in limited release, ex- panding to serins today .SL _ Beyonce-wear to debut Having conquered the music charts. Beyonce is set to try her hand at being a couturier. The pop and superstar has announced she has partnered with Tarrant Apparel Group to release a series of ready-to-wear fashions under the label the House of Dereon, which is named after her grandmother, former seamstress Agnes Dereon. The fashions will be in stores some- nullify an arrest warrant in a paternity case against him or step state prosecutors from seeking his DNA. An unnamed 33-year-old woman sued the actor in 2002, saying he impregnated her after she had sex with him in a Chica- go crackhouse. The woman says her 3-year-old son is Snipes' child. Snipes, 42, says he never met the woman, who he says is a "mentally ill former crack addict" who has made wild claims about her supposed connections to Prince, Oprah Winfrey and former Presi- dent Biii Clinton. Snipes" lawyer, Robert Sernhoft, said he did not wouffi appeal the decision. Joan's new prayer Is "Joan of "Arcadia's" star being a difficult diva, or is she just being wise beyond her years? You judge: Amber Tamblyn, 21, tells We had an LU11C UUS iilll. Their look? ''A mix of vintage things with contemporary Beyonce ar- ticulates. The line will have "sexy tops, sweaters and party dresses, things that I would wear on or off the red carpet.'' Snipes' day in court When he's not chopping up baddie vampires, goodie half-vampire otherwise known as Wesley Snipes, ap- pears to be, well, keeping busy. On Wednesday, Snipes lost a round in court, with a decision by a U.S. District judge hi New York that the actor cannot and he said they were a 4 out 5 MARK ROSTER, editor of the Dutch magazine Nieuwe Revu, talking about the two marijuana seeds the publication gave away inside each of its latest issue. TV Guide that she's bored playing the teenage gal who talks to God on the CBS drama. So bored, she might walk away from it all. "I like to be she says. "Joan's life is tough. Her reactions are not as hard as they should be. I want to see her more challenged." Her ennui seems to stem from the show's characteristically neat, and very chipper, endings whenever trouble arises, Joan easily handles it, with the aid of the deity in serious deus ex machina mode. But the show's executive producer, StepherLNathan, says these "creative differences... are the and he tells the world Tamblyn is a phenomenal talent. McCartney goes for the free plug Paul McCartney will take advantage of media focus surrounding his halftime performance at Feb. 6's Super Bowl XXXTX to announce his upcoming tour of North America, reports. The Beatles legend will play 38 North American cities beginning Sept. 16 in 2t 2 nsmfij anH run- ning until the end of November. Tickets are expected to go on sale the last week in February. McCartney last visited North America in 2002 as part of a world tour that grossed more than 126 million and drew nearly 1 million fans. McCartney is working on a new album for Capitol, but no timetable has been set for its release. He has collaborated with producer Nigel Godrich (Beck, Radio- head) on the set, which will be his first studio album since 2001's "Driving Rain." Compiled from news service reports The Associated Press RINGO STARR will be featured in an animated cartoon series by comic-book legend Stan Lee. Kidding around, Lee said to the ex-Beatle, "Wouldn't it be cool if we could make you a Starr agreed thai, yes, it wouiu be cool. The feature doesn't have a name yet. Neither does the character, really. the moment it's just Lee said. "The name Ringo is magic." The Associated Press ARNOLD PALMER feels like a kid again after saying, "I do." Palmer, 75, married fiancee Kathleen Gawthrop in an intimate beachside ceremony Kahuku, Hawaii, on Oahu's North Shore. "I feel like a The Associated Press OZZY OSBOURNE and heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath will be among the headliners at this year's Roskilde Festival, one of Europe's largest music events. It will be the band's sole summer festival couple exchanged nuptials Wednesday evening in a beach cottage near the Arnold Palmer Course at the Turtle Bay Resort, where the four-time Masters champion will play at this weekend's Champions Tour event. American band Green Day and Canadian group The Dears also will play the four-day Denmark festival. Last year, tickets were sold for the outdoor event service reports TT? TTXTO More than 150 artists performed on Roskilde's six stages in 2004. First held in U, ,t me; i.S.w was inspired by the Correction A caption of a U.S. soldier guarding some men Wednesday incorrectly identified the sol- dier's unit. He was in the U.S. Army's 1st Battalion, 25th In- fantry, not the 24th Infantry. Lottery results The midday number drawn in I Thursday's Daily lottery was 480; I the midday Win4 was 6991. The PICK. IU. There were no first- or second- prize winners in Wednesday's million Lotto drawing, so those jackpots will roil over to Saturday's I drawing. 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