You have viewed 1 newspapers today. Please Register in order to view more newspapers.
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - December 18, 1986, Kokomo, Indiana State world 20 Kokomo Tribune Thursday Dec 18 1986 Hoosier will lead House Iran probe By Thomas Grose Thomson Washington Bureau WASHINGTON House James Wright Wednesday named Rep Lee Hamilton to lead a special 15 member panel to investigate the arms sales imbroglio Ill do the best I can with the Indiana Democrat said Speculation had centered on Hamilton noted for his quiet in and expertise on Middle Eastern affairs since it was an that a socalled super committee would be formed to probe the arms crisis The selection is expected to thrust the softspoken lawmaker into the national limelight after 22 years of relative obscurity Hamilton though shrugged off the celebrity aspects of the ap pointment saying that the press and publics attention may be diverted to new issues as the panel does its work But however low his public pro file may be Hamilton is viewed with much respect by his col leagues and is considered an in member He is the rank ing majority member on the Foreign Affairs Committee and is just completing a term as chair man of the Select Intelligence Committee The most recent edition of Pol in America describes Hamilton as an adroit earnest lawmaker who chooses issues carefully and makes few wasted moves Hamilton has a reservoir of respect few members can match But he has been reluctant to take advantage of it and he has never sought a brokers role in House And according to Hamilton he didnt lobby for this job either I didnt talk to anyone trying to get it I certainly didnt seek he said In a story last week speculating on who would chair the House and Senate special committees the New York Times said some Dem felt Hamiltons chances were hampered some by his laid back style that he wasnt ag enough But Nick Cullather a former Hamilton press secretary said Lee Hamilton that criticism was off the mark Hamilton Cullather said is a trained lawyer who was known for his aggressiveness a few years ago when he was a key member of the House Ethics Committee a point also made by Politics in which called him the dominant Democrat on that panel It was Hamilton who was in strumental in forcing the resigna tion of former Ohio Congressman Wayne Hays a onetime House power broker who became ensnarled in a sex scandal Cullather said Hamiltons appointment won applause from both sides of the aisle House Minority Leader Robert Michel said he was con that Lee is a good and noted that Hamilton has worked well and closely with the senior Republican named to the panel Rep Dick Cheney of Wyoming Added Rep Michael DeWine ROhio also named to the committee I think hell be a good chairman Hes a real level headed guy and hes respected on both sides of the The committee will not be of created until the first week of January However Hamilton said a lot of work can be done State update Getting a closer look EVANSVILLE Ind Andrew Ratliff 5 peers through the bars of a mail cart while on a tour of the Evansville Post Office during its open house recently Over 400 people toured the mail facility while employees processed pieces of mail AP photo Soldier is at peace now ANGOLA The mother of a flier shot down over North Vietnam says Im just so glad we have his body back in the It was exactly 20 years after Air Force Capt Ar thur L Warren was shot down that his mother Mat tie Vey Warren of Angola learned his remains had been positively identified On Dec 5 1966 the officer was flying a photo reconnaissance plane when he was shot down Hanoi turned his remains over to the United States last September and the Warrens learned Dec 5 the remains had been positively identified While listed as missing in action Arthur Warren was promoted to lieutenant colonel In 1978 he was listed as killed in action His mother was scheduled to leave today for her sons services scheduled Friday in Arlington Na tional Cemetery in Washington She will be joined by her Mary and her grand sons Brett and Mark Her daughter and one ol her sons also are expected to attend A native of Toledo Ohio Warren grew up in Angola graduated from Angola High School and at tended TriState University Hes always loved his mother said Faith and hard work have helped her through the years since her son was declared missing in action Ive tried to keep busy sh said You just have to trust in God to know hes going to do whats best for Warrens widow Mary said shes sad her hope is gone but relieved she now knows what happened to him I think it will be a nicer Christmas because we know where he she said from her home in Austin Texas Hes at AAA releases gasoline survey INDIANAPOLIS AP A gallon of gas at pumps in central Indiana averages down 38 cents from a year ago the AAA Hoosier Motor Club says The average price was a cent higher than the Thanksgiving survey which said prices were the lowest since August 1979 There was a difference between and fullser vice the AAA said Wednesday Its survey of 180 stations also found that 34 percent will be open 84 hours during the holidays mainly on interstates and 33 per cent will be open Christmas Day and New Years Day Average gas prices are full service regular no lead premium no lead and diesel prices are 75 cents for regular 79 cents for no lead 96 cents for premium no lead and 96 cents for diesel Arrest warrants issued for two BLOOMINGTON Ind AP Authorities say arrest warrants were issued for two women in the death of Douglas Crawford 49 of Indianapolis Crawfords body was found near the Cataract Falls recreation area Saturday An Owen Circuit Court judge issued warrants Tuesday charging Teresa Seeley 20 of Indianapolis and a juvenile with aiding in a murder State police Sgt Dale Strange said the suspects whereabouts are unknown Debbie King 21 of Indianapolis was arrested Tuesday on a murder charge and held without bond in the Morgan County Jail because the Owen County facility cannot accommodate women Authorities believe robbery was the motive Democrats pick deputy mayor VINCENNES Ind AP John Goss deputy mayor of Bloom ington has been selected 8th District Democratic chairman Party officials chose Goss Tuesday to succeed Maurice Doll of Vincennes who resigned Nov 6 K 86 ESCORT 4 DR Desert Ton 16585 miles AT Air PS PB Stereo 86 LTD 4 DR Grey AT Air PS PB Stereo 85 ESCORT WGN BLUE GL 5 Air 85 ESCORT 3 DR Blue miles 1 85 MUSTANG LX 3 DR Black 4 4 Sp Cruise P Door Locks Stereo 1 85 MUSTANG IX BLUE 2 DR Cruise P Door Locks Cruise 84 ESCORT WGN GL AT Air PS PB Red mi 1 6995 8995 85 ESCORT 4 DR GL AT Air PS PB Silver 6000 miles 1 COUPE 7995 5995 10495 Grey AT Air Cruise 21 000 85 FORD LTD Black Brougham 4 Dr Loaded 1 85 ESCORT 4 DR AT PS PB Miles 1 Owner 84 THUNDERBIRD V8 Charcoal Met V8 Loaded 1 6995 7495 8995 4995 9295 84 ESCORT 4 DR Desert Tan 4 84 THUNDERBIRD AT Air Stereo miles 1 84 ESCORT 4 DR Grey 4 83 MERCURY GRAN MARQUIS LS 4 82 MUST ANG 2 DR COUPE Red 82 ESCORT 2 DR 4 3995 7995 3995 8895 3995 3195 IMPORTS 85 MONTE CARLO V8 AT 86 BUICK SKYHAWK 2 DR 4 AT Air A Q C Miles 85 OLDS CUTLASS SUPREME Brougham 2 miles Air P OLDS CUTLASS CIERA LS 4 AT Air miles I V Q tf 84 TRANS AM loaded V V 86 CAVALIER 4 DR QQC AT Air I Thanks For A Great Year To show our appreciation Kokomo Auto World is offering Great Buys on Units CHRYSLER 85 CHARGER 4 Spd 85 CHARGER Grey AT Air miles 85 COLT VISTA WGN I 4 Air 84 CHARGER 5 Air 82 RELIANT K 4 DR AT 83 HORIZON 4 DR AT 7495 6995 CASH TO YOU WITH YOUR MOn I PURCHASE Apply the Cash to your purchase apply part of it or keep the cash for Christmas 86 HONDA ACCORD A A C 5 Air 1 10995 10995 6995 6495 7995 7995 85 HONDA ACCORD LX 4 DR AT Air miles 85 HONDA ACCORD LX 4 DR AT Air miles 85 HONDA CIVIC DX 4 miles 84 TOYOTA COROLLA 2 DR miles 5 Air 84 HONDA ACCORD LX 2 DR Grey 84 HONDA CIVIC WGN Blue AT Air miles 83 HONDA ACCORD 2 DR 83 TOYOTA TERCEL miles Air 5 84 TOYOTA Red 83 TOYOTA COROLLA 4 DR 4 AT 82 TOYOTA TERCEL 2 DR Silver 5 81 HONDA PRELUDE AT 3995 3995 5 CREDIT SOURCES AVAILABLE Toyota Motor Credit Union Bank Ford Motor Credit Merchants Bank 1 st National of Logansport OPEN 8 to 8 Thurs 8 to 6 Wed Fri SATURDAYS 9 to 5 78 TOYOTA COROLLA 2 DR 4 6995 6495 4295 8495 4295 3995 5995 1995 FORD EXTENDED WARRANTY AVAILABLE On All Qualified Units Prices Effective Now thru Dec 24 1986 83 RELIANT K 4 DR AT Air VV AT Air miles Kokomo Auto World FORD HONDA LINCLON MERCURY TOYOTA 381315 SO LAFOUNTAIN PHONE 4534111 E
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.