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Todays Bonehead Award:
Ohio Woman's Plot to Kill Estranged Husband with Kids 
in Car Is So Heartless the Hitman Refuses to Do It
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Today, October 4, in 
1535 The first complete English translation of the Bible 
was printed in Zurich, Switzerland. 
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______________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Shelly Carter, 42, Cincinnati, Ohio Ohio Woman's Plot to Kill Estranged Husband with Kids in Car Is So Heartless the Hitman Refuses to Do It She was willing to kill for her “dream house.” An Ohio dog groomer was collared last week for allegedly hiring a hitman to zap her estranged husband in the middle of their divorce. Shelly Ann Carter, 42, offered an assassin $1,000 and a car to slay her 44-year-old hubby but the hitman had a change of heart, police say. Carter’s 23-year-old boyfriend, Ryan Stark, was also arrested in the plot. From an outsider's perspective, Shelly Carter was simply a dog groomer at a local business she previously owned. The Ohio mother of two was even described as "nice" by relatives. But the action she's now been arrested for wasn't so nice at all. Cincinnati's Local 12 News reports that Carter hired a hitman to crash into her estranged husband's car in an effort to kill him. Court documents reveal she conspired with her half-brother Casey Fryman and his wife, Sarah, in the murder-for-hire case. Carter reportedly paid the man $500 on September 16th and told him she would pay $500 more when the "job was done." According to WLWT5 News, Middletown Police found bankruptcy and child support paperwork in Carter's home September 21st, along with a shotgun. Carter was in the middle of a divorce proceeding with her 44-year-old husband at the time she planned to have him killed: As The Daily Beast reports, her plot was thwarted when the would-be hitman found out her two kids would be in the car at the time of the fatal crash. When he approached the children's mother about his concern, she said she "didn't care" if the kids died as a result. Christian “Tony” Carter, her husband, spoke to reporters Saturday and was completely distraught to learn of the heinous plan: Relatives said Carter was desperate to keep the family house, which might have been her motive in attempting to kill Tony. Family friend and spokesperson Amy Wray told The Daily Beast: "She decided she wanted the house no matter how she could get it," adding that Carter had threatened the children and previously made false claims of domestic violence." According to the Journal News, Carter's bond is set for $750,000. She's charged with three counts of conspiracy to commit aggravated murder. Casey and Sarah Fryman were also charged with one count of conspiracy to commit aggravated murder each for setting up the meeting with the hitman. Their individual bonds are set at $250,000. ______________________________________________________ Tech Support Pits From: Pennie RE: Need nice font Dear Webby, Hope you are doing well !!! Just hate for someone to be a little off the weather. I have a question for you today regarding fonts. I would like to get a nice one for my mail and recipes, what do you suggest ? Something like handwriting that is easy to read. I did check out some on the internet and there was free download but am so scarred it might download a bug for me. I value your advice very much. Take care and lots of health. Pennie *:) Dear Pennie You have to consider that the other side has to have that font on their machine. If they don't, they will see some ugly Courier New, or something like that. IF they have Duchess installed, that would be a nice and relaxed but quite elegant font, that is really easy to read. Second best for your purpose would be Guga Handwriting. Third would be Lucida Handwriting. It is very common, and a popular, easy to read font. You might want to field a survey amongst your fans and ask them if they have font A, B, C, etc. installed, and let that be your guidance. There is no point using a font, that nobody else has installed. Aside from availability, the only real concern is readability. For example, Palace Script MT is a very beautiful font and a favorite with wedding invitations. However, it is NOT a fast and easy reading font. On a wedding invitation that is OK. That should be read slowly, giving them time to plan their dress and their presents. If you, for example, decide to use Duchess from Micrologic, mention that to your readers, and maybe even recommend a URL for downloading it. Without availability, the most beautiful font is nothing. Have FUN! DearWebby The man walked over to the perfume counter and told the clerk he'd like a bottle of Chanel No. 5 for his wife's birthday. "A little surprise, eh?" smiled the clerk. "You bet," answered the customer. "She's expecting a cruise."
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Today on October 4 in
1535 The first complete English translation of the Bible was
printed in Zurich, Switzerland. 

1648 The first volunteer fire department was established in
New York by Peter Stuyvesant. 

1777 At Germantown, PA, Patriot forces and British forces both
suffer heavy losses in battle. The battle was seen as British
victory, which actually served as a moral boost to the

1876 The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas formally
dedicated by Texas Gov. Richard Coke. It was the state's
venture into public higher education. The college opened for
classed two days earlier. 

1881 Edward Leveaux received a patent for the player piano. 

1909 The first airship race in the U.S. took place in St.
Louis, MO. 

1915 The Dinosaur National Monument was established. The area
covered part of Utah and Colorado. 

1927 The first actual work of carving began on Mount Rushmore.

1940 Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini met in the Alps at
Brenner Pass. Hitler was seeking help from Italy to fight the

1957 The Soviet Union launched Sputnik I into orbit around the
Earth. Sputnik was the first manmade satellite to enter
Sputnik I fell out of orbit on January 4, 1958. 

1958 British Overseas Airways Corporation became the first
jetliner to offer trans-Atlantic service to passengers with
flights between London, England and New York. 

1990 The German parliament had its first meeting since

1992 The 16-year civil war in Mozambique ended. 

1993 Russian Vice-President Alexander Rutskoi and Chairman
Ruslan Khasbulatov surrendered to Boris Yeltsin after a ten-
hour tank assault on the Russian White House. The two men had
barricaded themselves in after Yeltsin called for general
elections and dissolved the legislative body. 

1993 Dozens of Somalis dragged an American soldier through the
streets of Mogadishu. A videotape showed Michael Durant being
taken prisoner by Somali militants. 

1994 South African President Nelson Mandela was welcomed to
the White House by U.S. President Clinton. 

1997 Hundreds of thousands of men attended a Promise Keepers
rally on the Mall in Washington, DC. 

2001 NATO granted the United States open access to their
airfields and seaports and agreed to deploy ships and early-
warning radar planes in the war on terrorism. 

2001 In Washington, DC, Reagan National Airport re-opened. The
airport had been closed since the terrorist attacks on the
United States on September 11, 2001. 

2004 SpaceShip One reached an altitude of 368,000 feet. It was
the first privately built, manned rocket ship to fly in space
twice within a two week window. The ship won the Ansari X
Prize of $10 million dollars for their success.

2016  smiled.

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