Moments in Time, Oct. 9

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

Oct. 9, 1917 — A citizen of South Wanatah is charged with selling a pint of beer for 10 cents to a minor, knowing he was not of lawful age. He also had no license to sell drink.

Oct. 9, 1967 — The Indonesian government suspends diplomatic relations with Communist China. It is the worst setback Peking has suffered in its 18 years of existence.

Oct. 9, 1992 — A nearly perfect growing season means U.S. farmers may harvest the largest corn crop on record, but demand is flat despite significantly lower prices.

Oct. 9, 2007 — LaPorte Police are investigating the disappearance of more than $50,000 worth of merchandise from a store at 702 Lincolnway.

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