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gblowfish
05-18-2009, 09:18 AM
http://tinyurl.com/o6lt5j
Statue of former president loses head in Ohio
AP

Mon May 18, 7:10 am ET

HIRAM, Ohio Someone has beheaded a statue of President James Garfield that was installed last week at an Ohio college.

Hiram College spokesman Shawn Brown says the vandalism was discovered Friday morning, just a day after the sandstone statue was dedicated on the campus in Hiram, 30 miles southeast of Cleveland.

Brown says the college is hoping the head will be recovered so the 95-year-old statue can be restored, but police have no leads in their investigation.

In the mid-1800s, Ohio native Garfield was a student and later the principal at the school that later became Hiram College. He was elected the nation's 20th president in 1880.

The statue was acquired for Hiram by a college trustee who found it recently on an eastern Ohio farm.

blaise
05-18-2009, 09:33 AM
Garfield minus Garfield.

Dave Lane
05-18-2009, 10:46 AM
He''ll never get ahead that way.

InChiefsHell
05-18-2009, 10:49 AM
I'm guessing Odie or Nermal are the prime suspects...

Dave Lane
05-18-2009, 11:06 AM
He'll never be the head of a major corporation

blaise
05-18-2009, 11:21 AM
He'll never be the head of a major corporation

Or the head of state.

Frazod
05-18-2009, 11:22 AM
Sandstone? That's nice. Are they sure it just didn't erode away during a storm?

Maybe they can make a replacement head out of toilet paper and balsa wood.

Rain Man
05-18-2009, 06:40 PM
I bet that Charles Guiteau's great-great-grandson is a prime suspect.

J Diddy
05-18-2009, 08:02 PM
I'm thinking this is just a huge misunderstanding. Some college student told his girlfriend when she asked what he wanted for his birthday "some head"


The rest is history.

Dave Lane
05-18-2009, 08:39 PM
It's a shame he wasn't more headstrong.

Saul Good
05-18-2009, 08:52 PM
I'm guessing Odie or Nermal are the prime suspects...

He may have mailed it to Abu Dabi.

Pioli Zombie
05-18-2009, 09:12 PM
I heard about this on Noggin.
Posted via Mobile Device

Thig Lyfe
05-18-2009, 09:33 PM
Garfield minus Garfield.

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