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The Samurai of Puzzles

By Chad Carpenter

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Newsmakers Celebrity scoop ■ By The Associated Press

Crime novelist convalescing after stroke ACCLAIMED CRIME NOVELIST Elmore Leonard is recovering at a hospital following a stroke last week. Leonard’s longtime researcher, Gregg Sutter, said Tuesday that family members Leonard are guardedly optimistic about the 87-year-old author’s condition. Leonard lives in suburban Detroit. He has written 45 Westerns, crime novels and mysteries. Sutter said Leonard has been at work on No. 46. Many of his books — notably Out of Sight, Get Shorty and Be Cool — have become films. “Life of Crime,” based on

Leonard’s The Switch, is to be screened at the Toronto Film Festival next month. Leonard was given an honorary National Book Award last year.

at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Scottish Rite.

Next ‘Bachelor’

What Juan Pablo Galavis lacked in airtime on “The he made up in Usher’s son ‘alert’ Bachelorette,” popularity among viewers. Authorities say the son Now, the of Grammy-winning R&B former pro singer Usher nearly soccer drowned in an Atlanta pool. player will Atlanta police spokesbe ABC’s man Carlos Campos said next “Bachein a report Tuesday that the lor,” where 5-year-old boy fell to the bot- 25 women tom of pool and became begin the Galavis stuck in the drain. show vying Campos said it happened for his heart. Monday afternoon behind a The 32-year-old was born home in downtown Atlanta. in Ithaca, N.Y., but moved to Campos said the houseVenezuela when he was 2. keeper tried to get to the He returned to the U.S. to boy but was unable to pull play college soccer and then him from the drain. The boy eventually was went pro. “Bachelorette” Desiree pulled from the pool and Hartsock rejected Galavis, given CPR by a man who sending him home on the was working at the home as an audio-visual subcon- show’s sixth episode. Galavis has a young tractor. Campos said the boy was daughter named Camila. “The Bachelor” begins “conscious, breathing and production next month and alert” when firefighters will begin airing in January. arrived before 4 p.m. He is

Passings By The Associated Press

GEORGE DUKE, 67, the Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist and producer whose sound infused acoustic jazz, electronic jazz, funk, R&B and soul in a 40-yearplus career, has died. A representative for Mr. Duke said the performer died Monday night in Los Angeles. He Mr. Duke was being in 2009 treated for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Mr. Duke was born in San Rafael, Calif. He appeared on a number of Frank Zappa albums and played in the Don Ellis Orchestra, Cannonball Adderley’s band and with jazz musician Stanley Clarke. Mr. Duke also played keyboard on Michael Jackson’s multiplatinum 1979 album, “Off the Wall.” Mr. Duke became a solo artist in 1976 and released more than 30 solo albums. He also produced for Miles Davis, Smokey Robinson, Gladys Knight, Dionne Warwick and Natalie Cole. He worked as musical director for the Soul Train Music Awards and other special events. He also scored songs on soundtracks for “The Five

Heartbeats” and “Karate Kid III.”

biography on the American Axle & Manufacturing website. _________ He joined General RICHARD DAUCH, 71, Motors in 1964 after gradulongtime automotive execu- ating from Purdue Univertive and co-founder of sity with a bachelor’s degree Detroit-based American Axle in industrial management & Manufacturing has died. and science, and later served Mr. Dauch died Friday of as group vice president of cancer at his Bloomfield manufacturing operations Hills, Mich., home, according to the Oakland County Med- with Volkswagen of America. Mr. Dauch also was execical Examiner’s Office. He co-founded American utive vice president of worldwide manufacturing Axle in 1994 after teaming for Chrysler. with two investors on the He planned and directed purchase of GM’s axle, forge Chrysler’s just-in-time mateand driveshaft driveline rials management system assets. and three-shift assembly He was known as an system capability. innovative manufacturing He also oversaw the strategist and entrepreneur. His Passion for Manufac- planning and construction of the Chrysler Technical Centuring is used as textbook material at colleges and uni- ter in Auburn Hills, north of Detroit. versities, according to his

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Setting it Straight Corrections and clarifications

■ Port Townsend Paper Corp. is spending $150,000 total cost for a trial of an aeration system to reduce odor, plus $15,000 to $20,000 a month in liquid oxygen costs. The costs were misreported in a Page A1 report in Tuesday’s Jefferson County edition.

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Peninsula Lookback From the pages of the PENINSULA DAILY NEWS

1938 (75 years ago)

Strong-armed youths from Neah Bay’s Coast Guard station took the 13th Coast Guard District rowing championship from the defending titlist, Port Orford (Ore.) Coast Guard Station. The Baaddah Point rowers from the mouth of the Strait of Juan de Fuca completed the 2-mile course in Astoria, Ore., in 16 minutes and 10 seconds, ahead of Port Orford by Laugh Lines four lengths. Baaddah Point now POPE FRANCIS will meet the Coast Guard SAID it is a sin for people team from Eureka, Calif., to waste food. He made that proclama- to determine the entrant in the West Coast divition and then he made sional meet in San Chris Christie a saint. Conan O’Brien Francisco.

1963 (50 years ago) State Parks and Recreation Director Clayton Anderson, state Parks Commission members, Clallam County commissioners, state lawmakers and a representative of Olympic National Park visited the county’s Salt Creek Recreation Area. At Tongue Point, expressions from the state parks people included “picturesque” and “Monterey has nothing on this,” referring to the scenic beach in California. However, the possibility of Salt Creek being “available” from the county as a state park site is diminished because of a lack of state funds for its develop-

ment, state Parks Commission Chairman James Hovis said. County Commissioner E.L. Critchfield agreed. “The farther down the totem pole you get, the more the shoe squeezes,” Critchfield said.

1988 (25 years ago) Through special arrangement with the Federal Communications Commission, Port Angeles radio station KAPY-AM 1290 has expanded to 24-hour broadcasting. Previously, the station was limited to sunrise-tosunset broadcasting to protect signals from other radio stations in the Northwest.

The station spent several months installing new equipment to make roundthe-clock broadcasting possible, station General Manager Tom Newcomb said. [The station, as KIKN, went off the air in 2006.]

Seen Around Peninsula snapshots

TWO VEHICLES RUNNING the new stop signs on Race Street/Mount Angeles Road at Park Avenue within 20 seconds of each other Tuesday morning at full speed . . . WANTED! “Seen Around” items. Send them to PDN News Desk, P.O. Box 1330, Port Angeles WA 98362; fax 360-417-3521; or email news@peninsuladailynews. com.

Looking Back From the files of The Associated Press

TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, Aug. 7, the 219th day of 2013. There are 146 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: ■ On August 7, 1782, Gen. George Washington created the Order of the Purple Heart, a decoration to recognize merit in enlisted men and noncommissioned officers. On this date: ■ In 1882, the famous feud between the Hatfields of West Virginia and the McCoys of Kentucky erupted into full-scale violence. ■ In 1927, the already opened Peace Bridge connecting Buffalo, N.Y., and Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada, was officially dedicated. ■ In 1942, U.S. and other allied forces landed at Guadalcanal, mark-

ing the start of the first major allied offensive in the Pacific during World War II. Japanese forces abandoned the island the following February. ■ In 1947, the balsa wood raft Kon-Tiki, which had carried a sixman crew 4,300 miles across the Pacific Ocean, crashed into a reef in a Polynesian archipelago; all six crew members reached land safely. ■ In 1959, the United States launched the Explorer 6 satellite, which sent back images of Earth. ■ In 1963, first lady Jacqueline Kennedy gave birth to a boy, Patrick Bouvier Kennedy, who died two days later of respiratory distress syndrome. ■ In 1971, the Apollo 15 moon mission ended successfully as its

command module splashed down in the Pacific Ocean. ■ In 1989, a plane carrying U.S. Rep. Mickey Leland, D-Texas, and 14 others disappeared over Ethiopia. The wreckage of the plane was found six days later; there were no survivors. ■ In 1993, the public got its first glimpse inside Buckingham Palace as people were given the opportunity to tour the London home of Queen Elizabeth II. Proceeds were earmarked to help repair fire damage at Windsor Castle. ■ In 2007, San Francisco’s Barry Bonds hit home run No. 756 to break Hank Aaron’s storied record with one out in the fifth inning of a game against the Wash-

ington Nationals, which won 8-6. ■ Ten years ago: A bombing outside the Jordanian Embassy in Baghdad killed 19 people. ■ Five years ago: President George W. Bush, speaking in Bangkok, praised the spread of freedom in Asia while sharply criticizing oppression and human rights abuses in China, Myanmar and North Korea; the president then traveled to Beijing to attend the opening of the Olympic Games. ■ One year ago: Jared Lee Loughner agreed to spend the rest of his life in prison, accepting that he went on a deadly shooting rampage at an Arizona political gathering in 2011 and sparing the victims a lengthy death-penalty trial.