The Cincinnati Enquirer from Cincinnati, Ohio on September 20, 1991 · Page 9
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The Cincinnati Enquirer from Cincinnati, Ohio · Page 9

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B-2MetfO Till-CINCINNATI I.NQI IRI R Friday. September 20. 1991 , & flu. : -., w , ... ; i r ' ,',' r 5 u r i ja I . O FRIDAY MONITOR I is t V f.f V ----- v1 I i I - ST, '-) P4j .. UNCLAIMED FUNDS LISTINGS are on display at the Colerain Township administration building, the Norwood city administration building, the Hillrise Senior Center in College Hill and the Groesbeck, North Cincinnati and Norwood branch libraries. ROAD TO CHINA, the first fall story hour for children, will begin at 7 tonight at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 800 Vine St. Admission is free. For information, call 369-6922. JOSEPH A. STEGER, University of Cincinnati president, will be the grand marshal for the 1991 Budweiser Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati parade beginning at noon at Garfield Place. INSIDE FILE Lowery visit planned 7 :ff 'r- The Cincinnati EnquirerDick Swaim ABOVE: Cincinnati firefighters rush to extinguish a blaze around midday Thursday in a two-story apartment house on Delhi Avenue. LEFT: Trapped in a second-floor apartment, Jerry Gaskins, background at right, dropped his girlfriend's son, Brandon Whittaker, 4, out a window. Bill Woods, left, who lived in a first-floor apartment, caught the boy. Gaskins also jumped out the window. The local war on voter apathy will include a veteran civil rights leader the Rev. Joseph Echols Lowery, national president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). Lowery will speak at a "Get-Out-The-Vote Rally" at Greater New Light Baptist Church in North Avondale on -J v - - i I Ju 3 Sedamsville families homeless after morning apartment tire to throw his 4-year-old son, Brandon, from a front window of his second-floor apartment, then leap to the ground and watch helplessly from across the street as the blaze destroyed his apartment. The potential for tragedy was lessened because most of the children who lived in the building were at school when the fire started. THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER Three Sedamsville families were left homeless Thursday after fire gutted their two-story apartment building in the 600 block of Delhi Avenue and forced several people to leap from a second-floor window to safety. The blaze started about 11:40 a.m. on the first floor and Damage from the fire was estimated at $20,000. Jerry Pape, public relations director for The American Red Cross said the organization would provide shelter, clothing and food vouchers to one family that needed immediate help. The other families had some place to stay Thursday but are expected to also receive help today. quickly moved through the walls to the attic, said Assistant Chief Tom Mason of the Cincinnati Fire Department. Residents fled with only the clothing on their backs. "I woke up and the whole house was full of smoke," said Bill Woods, who lived on the first floor with his wife and three children. Jerry Gaskins said he was forced Rev. Lowery Oct. 12 at 4 p.m. "He was chosen because of his involvement in the civil rights movement broadly, and as it relates to fighting for voters' rights," said Paul Booth, coordinator of the rally. Lowery's speech will be the culmination of several weeks of voters registration efforts sponsored by the A. Phillip Randolph Institute, Black Male Coalition of Greater Cincinnati, NAACP and the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati. "Volunteer registrars have been at shopping centers, grocery stores, welfare offices anywhere people gather," Booth said. The rally is open to the public. Anyone interested in registering to vote or obtaining additional information about the rally can call the A. Phillip Randolph Institute office at 221-5260. Reporter: William A. Weathers UNITED WAY PEOPLE Technical college enrollment rises 9 Man with revolver robs store Deep appreciation led Betty Shank to volunteer at Sycamore Senior Adult Multi-Service Center's Anderson center, a United Way-funded agency. Shank's husband requested Meals on Wheels service from the center 312 years ago while she was recuperating from triple bypass surgery. Soon after recuperating Shank nounced his holdup with a small-barrel revolver. After ordering the lone clerk to the rear of the store, the robber fled. Sgt. Joe Sansone described him as 25 to 30 years old, black, 6 feet tall, with a slim build and short hair. A North College Hill convenience store was robbed Wednesday night by a man pretending to buy a can of punch. The man entered the Ameri-stop at 2001 West Galbraith Road at 10:15 p.m., walked to the rear of the store and approached the counter with the juice. He an , .... Shank Enrollment at Cincinnati Technical College climbed to 5,458 this year, an increase of 9 over last year, the college announced Thursday. Officials also reported that for the first time, women outnumber men, 51 to 49. Terrence Glenn, vice president for administrative services, said this year's growth followed a 12 enrollment increase in fall, 1990. "We are following the statewide trend that shows growth in two-year colleges," Glenn said. The college has a minority enrollment of 20. The average student age is 28. POLICE Hunter S&L robber sought by police Union Township police and the FBI are searching for a man who robbed the Hunter Savings & Loan in Cherry Grove Plaza in Clermont County on Thursday and fled on foot with an undetermined amount of money. Police said the man, wearing a stocking mask and armed with a razor knife, ran into the savings and loan at 9:45 a.m., jumped across the counter and demanded money from a clerk. No one was injured. The suspect is described as a white man, 25 to 30 years old, between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds and with brown hair. Police said he also was wearing a baseball cap with a "C" on it, blue jeans and a dark-colored T-shirt. Trap Lounge at the time of their arrest in July. Cincinnati resident Joyce Hendricks,' 38, also known as vShana," was charged in Campbell County District Court with dancing too close to the audience, and with not having an entertainment I.D. Covington resident Connie Hellard, 25, known as "Heather," faces the same charges, as well as a charge of nude dancing. The ordinance specifies dancers must stay at least 36 inches from the audience. Judge Daniel Guidugli set trial for Oct. 23 at 10:30 a.m. The women's lawyer, Harry Hell-ings, said the case will challenge the constitutionality of the city ordinance as applied to private clubs. Jury indicts man on sex-abuse charges A Fort Thomas man charged with two counts of first-degree sodomy and three counts of first-degree sexual abuse was indicted by a Campbell County grand jury Thursday. Lou Torok, 64, was charged by Campbell County Detective Randy Sebastian with sexually abusing a 10-year-old Campbell County boy. Torok was indicted in Hamilton County last month on charges of theft of property worth more than $5,000. He is accused of selling FreeStoreFoodBank goods meant for clients for his own profit. Torok is being held in the Campbell County Detention Center in lieu of $50,000 bond. decided she wanted to give something back to the agency that had helped her family. Shank volunteers six hours a week in the center's kitchen preparing its noon meal. She enjoys the friends she's made among the clients. "Some of these people wouldn't eat if they didn't come to the center," Shank said. "And I don't know what some would do without Meals on Wheels." LOTTERIES OHIO Pick 3: 6 8 0 Pick 4: 2 0 9 7 Cards: 2 K 3 10 INDIANA Daily 3: 1 2 4 Daily 4: 9 7 7 2 KENTUCKY Pick 3: 9 3 9 (Drawings ol Sept. 19, 1991) LOTTO AMERICA 31 33 37 39 41 46 (Drawing of Sept. 18, 1991) with the holdup of a McDonald's restaurant in Mount Healthy by two men, who fled with more than $3,000 and stole a customer's pickup truck. On Tuesday, the truck was left at a Nissan dealership in Bloomington, Ind., where Thomas allegedly took a 1991 Pathfinder truck, valued at about $20,000, for a test drive. When the vehicle was not returned, the dealer called police, who found the Pathfinder outside Thomas' apartment. Thomas also has been charged with the Sept. 13 holdup of Thorn Rental in Hillcrest Shopping Center, 1840 Seymour Ave. Trial set for women in nude-dancing case An October trial date was set Thursday for two women who are accused of violating Newport's ordinance against nude dancing. Both women were dancing at the Mouse COURTS Mt. Airy man charged in holdups, theft An Indiana auto dealer helped police this week arrest a man in connection with holdups in Mount Healthy and Bond Hill, as well as the theft of two trucks. Eric Thomas, 19, of the 5000 block of Hawaiian Terrace, Mount Airy, was being held Thursday morning on $250,000 in cash bonds set by Judge Timothy Hogan in Hamilton County Municipal Court. Thomas pleaded not guilty to four counts of aggravated robbery and one count of receiving stolen property. Police are also seeking a second Cincinnati-area man in the incidents. George Hunt, Mount Healthy police chief, said the case began Aug. 5 News spots IHD Wposter Sill It 5 OHIO Cincinnati not to take it for granted that he will win the general election. The lieutenant governor told supporters during a stop in Elizabethtown on Tuesday not to overlook the clout of the Bush administration, which is lending its support to Jones' opponent, U.S. Rep. Larry Hopkins of Lexington. "On Oct. 2, the president is going to come to Louisville," Jones said. "When Air Force One touches down, they are going to have a $1 million fund-raiser for the Republican Party. Please, do not take this election for granted." However, Jones said, "I hope they bring in Dan Quayle three or four times a week until the election." Aerial spraying possible for war on mosquitoes l M Numbers on each item correspond to locations noted on the map. Statehouse cleared after suitcase found 1 INDIANAPOLIS: About 100 people were evacuated Thursday from the Statehouse after a suspicious suitcase was found. The luggage was discovered near court offices on the fourth floor of the building Thursday morning. Indiana State Police investigators removed the suitcase and later found that it contained only clothing, said Pat Carroll, a deputy commissioner for the Indiana Department of Administration. On Wednesday, more than 50 people were evacuated from the Indiana Government Center North for about 30 minutes when a malfunctioning cooling compressor filled the lower levels with smoke. No one was injured in either incident. Hoosier Dome complex will be renovated 2INDIANAPOLIS:New video screens and glass-enclosed pedestrian walkways are two of the improvements in . a $43 million expansion and renovation project announced Thursday for the Hoosier Dome and Indiana Convention Center. Mayor William Hudnut said the improvements are needed to continue to attract conventions and sporting events. The project includes adding a 36,000-square-foot ballroom that can be subdivided into seven multipurpose rooms, adding about 22,000 square feet of new meeting rooms, and building a new 22,700-square-foot lobby and registration area to the convention center. It should be completed by summer, 1993. Last year, 1.9 million people attended a total of 93 conventions and trade shows and 33 sporting events in the complex. kill mosquitoes thought to be spreading equine encephalitis. At least 18 horses have died in an area surrounding the Killbuck Wildlife Area. The deaths are suspected to be caused by eastern equine encephalitis, a virus transmitted by some mosquitoes that live in fresh-water swamps. Wayne County Health Commissioner Sam Hanson told the board of health Wednesday that the decision ultimately would be made by the federal Centers for Disease Control in Fort Collins, Colo. First, the Ohio Department of Health director would need to recommend aerial spraying, Hanson said. The move could be triggered by an outbreak of the virus in horses, a human case of encephalitis or isolation of the virus. Blood samples from most of the stricken horses are being tested by the Health Department, the Ohio Department of Agricultural laboratory facilities in Rey-noldsburg and National Veterinary Services Lab in Ames, Iowa. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS " f j Jones warns backers of Bush campaign clout 3ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky.: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Brere-ton Jones is warning his supporters WOOSTER, Ohio: The Ohio Air 4 National Guard mav be asked to spray marshes in Wayne County to

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