Read It Again (Week of Oct. 5, 2000)


80 years ago this week.

      The last of the White House flock of sheep were rounded up and returned to William Woodward in Bel Air, Md., who donated them to President Woodrow Wilson during war days when the White House lawn needed trimming.

      Thieves tunneled into the agricultural hall during the Stark County Fair and stole several cherry pies, apples, peaches and other fruits.

      50 years ago this week.

      The seventh annual meeting of the Northeast Ohio Community Institute will be at Hiram College. The theme will be “Organizing our ‘rurban’ communities for action, and the program and discussion groups will be organized around topics of education, child welfare, government, health, recreation and religion.

      Oak Wilt, a fungus disease which has been playing havoc with oak trees in the Middle West for many years, has made its appearance in Pennsylvania. The first known instance of the disease was discovered on an oak tree in McVeytown in Mifflin County

      25 years ago this week.

      A man who three years ago posed as a doctor and managed to serve briefly as a hospital administrator in Canton, Ohio, has been charged with bilking two women out of a total of $54,645. Wayne Farmer, 38, was arraigned Wednesday on the complaint of a 66-year-old retired school teacher who said they married on Sept. 19. He was arrested Tuesday on the complaint of a 56-year-old Shawnee, Kan., woman who said they were married Sept. 9 at Miami, Okla.


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