Kokomo Tribune, February 10, 1992

Kokomo Tribune

February 10, 1992

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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - February 10, 1992, Kokomo, Indiana Walkers focus on s conversation Page 2 159 KOKOMO lTRIBUNE 1992 35 Cents 10 CBS Speed skating womens alpine skiing mens combined luge 811 92 Winter TNT Crosscountry figure ice alpine ski speed 16 Sex harassment SAN DIEGO AP A retired Navy officer asserts in her doc toral thesis that sexual harass ment is widespread in the but many women are fearful of reporting Retired Kay Krohnes study included a detailed review of eight sexual harassment cases that resulted in formal com hearings and the Los Angeles Times reported The harassment suf fered by the eight women in this report is the tip of a very large iceberg posing a dangerous threat to the armed wrote who retired in 1989 and lives in suburban San Members of the YMCAs Indian Guides and Princess program watch the Pinewood Derby competition Sunday Tribune photo by Dave Hess Youths compete in derby Meghan Herrman won top honors at the YMCA Indian Guide and Princess Pinewood Derby Sunday at 1902 Forty seven cars were entered in the event with the winners receiving Youths 812yearsold were eligible to The triple elimination derby featured 16 rounds of Placing second was Lindsey Eric Markle was Ashley Hale was award ed best Indian design and best overall design went to Matt Best show was Zach Dave Cotterman set up the derby Cars were con structed by the youngsters and their parents and were limited to 5 ounces in flying in medicine Airport talks stair Operation Provide Hope helping former Soviet Union CHICAGO AP Negotiations on a proposal to locate a third Chicagoarea airport in the citys Lake Calumet region stalled over the weekend amid renewed tur bulence between suburban of ficials and Mayor Richard A bistate committee was sched uled to take a final vote on a thirdairport site but Sun days impasse put the likelihood of such action in The 11 committee members three from Chicago and four each from Illinois and Indiana were scheduled to choose from the five sites still under consideration Lake Calumet and three rural sites near Peotone and Capital gains WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Bush says a cut in the capital gains tax would spur investment and create including many congressional see it as a windfall for the Experts are The House Ways and Means Committee will take up the issue Wednesday when it begins writing a Democratic alternative to Bushs tax cut MOSCOW AP planes carrying tons of food and medical supplies arrived in the former Soviet Union beginning an aid effort that symbolizes the new relationship between former The aircraft brought the first shipments of a twoweek program to help the struggling new nations make it through the rest of the A green C5 cargo plane with the Stars and Stripes on its tail landed at Moscows Sheremetyevo Air It was not immediately It was among five military planes that left from RheinMain Air Base in Germany from the same runways that launched the 194849 Berlin which arose from a Soviet blockade of West Berlin and was among the most serious confrontations of the Cold Seven smaller planes flew from Turkey to southern areas of the Commonwealth of Indepen dent Aid flights from Japan and Turkey also were en route Our objective was not only to stem a rising tide of human but to send a message of hope and support in hard Secretary of James Baker III said at an inaugural ceremony at RheinMain Air Base also attend ed by Foreign Minister Hans Dietrich Genscher of Baker said the relief flights were carrying a dramatic message of hope to the peoples of the new independent That message is simple the Cold War is and it is time for all to join in building a new The aircraft that flew out of RheinMain Air Base were bound for five cities including Petersburg in Russia and Ukraines Kiev carry ing about 250 tons of food and medical 54 flights carrying tons of food and medicine were planned for Operation Pro vide Hope a tiny fraction of the need in the former Soviet Richard coordinator for the said today that 10 flights would be ad ded to carry additional medical The aid shows the increasingly important role the West is playing in affairs of the Commonwealth of Independent whose members are struggling to shift to freemarket economies after seven decades of Western leaders worry that deteriorating conditions could breed and Russian Presi dent Boris Yeltsin has asked the West for immediate aid to prevent hungry and jobless citizens from In the long cant go well in the West if things are going badly in the Genscher the biggest aid shipped about 440 tons of supplies to Moscow on planes of the Ger man airline Lufthansa The Western airlift is expected to be the single largest aid effort since the collapse of The airlift recalls in some ways the threeyear program begun in 1921 that sent about tons of food and other sup plies to the young Soviet Union to battle widespread The United States has so far pledged billion to the former Soviet The 12nation Euro pean Communitys aid package comes to about most of it pledged or provided by Ger Closing punches thrown Prosecutor likens Tyson to a thug INDIANAPOLIS AP Mike Tyson used his boxing notoriety td coax a starstruck 18yearold girl to his then became a common a prosecutor said today during closing argu ments at the boxers rape The defendant used his fame and reputation in the same iden tical manner as a thug in the alley uses a knife and gun to ac complish the purpose of forced in tercourse deputy pro secutor Barbara Trathen told a Marion Superior Court She dismissed Tysons claim that the woman readily agreed to his crude sexual call ing his story the lie and replay ing a tape of grand jury testimony in which the boxer said he simply asked the woman for a The former heavyweight cham pion gained the womans trust with a soothing remark Youre a nice Christian girl when the two met at a pageant rehearsal for the Miss Black America Trathen He says You want to go out on a date She says a kneejerk she But Tyson was nothing but a wolf in sheeps clothes when he later wore a button that read Together in Christ and ap peared to pray briefly with Jesse Jackson at the pageants opening she What is this 18yearold girl to think she That he would take her up to his hotel room and rape her didnt even enter her she Trathen recapped prosecution testimony from an emergency doctor who said the womans two vaginal abrasions were consistent with forced She reminded jurors the limousine driver described the accuser as being in a state of shock when she left the The prosecutor dismissed the testimony of defense witnesses who said Tyson made sexually suggestive comments and grabbed women at the The defense said the boxer made his sexual intentions is accused of raping the woman in his hotel room July He could get up to 60 years in The defense has argued she consented to then turned on hoping to win a convic tion and get rich suing The defense called 24 witnesses over 4Vi days before resting its case Tyson testified for 2 hours on Friday and Bureau probes Miamis1 tribal structure Index Classified Local News of The The ByAnnHubbard Tribune Peru Bureau and The Associated Press Cultural in vestigators plan to meet with Miami Indians this week in an ef fort to determine whether the group should be granted federal recognition as a The Miamis expect to know within a month whether the Bureau of Indian Affairs will ap prove their request for recogni which opens the door to fed eral health education aid and other Recognition would also give the Indians the right to run gambling operations based on federal Two two genealogists and an historian from the Bureau of Indian Affairs will be in Peru through Tuesday to in terview Miami Indians in Grant and Whitley In a preliminary the Bureau found the Miamis met five of the seven criteria needed for they did not have enough evidence to prove they met the other two That they have an ongoing community and that they have a political decisionmaking structure that works and makes decisions tribe members The cultural team is looking for evidence to help it reach a conclu sion on those two said Hol ly a bureau an Most of the Miami Indians who lived in Indiana when white set tlers arrived were forcibly removed to a reservation in Oklahoma in Those Miamis are recognized as a but in the Bureau of Indian Affairs ruled the Miamis who did not go to the reservation were no longer were a On hundreds of Miamis from Fort Illinois and Michigan met in Peru to hear an update of their battle for Miami Indian Carolyn Knauff said she is Our turnout yesterday Sunday was a good We showed that we do have a lot of support from the whole Jay another said its difficult to say how he Weve been fighting for so many and weve gotten so close several We think we have it and boom they find something to deny It looks real Hartleroad But of course youre deal ing with the Its pretty The regs regula tions are real Personally I think its There will be a lot of money and of course money is tight with the government right I just hope when I see the paper then Ill believe and Ill accept Hartleroad ad Miamis said they have kept their community alive through the We try to teach our children our I make my grand children their skin said Frances Dunnagan of a member of the tribal My family knows their and about every other family I know is the We know where our roots Carl Leyoncher of In dianapolis said if the Miamis who remained in Indiana seemed to it was because the government took back their lands and left them to survive as best they In the its cool to be an It wasnt At the turn of the the prejudice started to come said Levqri 0n theflight side Ring turns up AP Rabie Jook exchanged her high school class ring with a in It took her 43 years to get it MrsBooks rubyandgold ring from the Bowdon High School Class of 1948 turned up three years ago in a garden in Warner 90 miles southeast of Atlanta and 115 miles from After putting ring aside for the Haynes who found the identified Cook in a Bowdon year book through her which were carved on the Im just flabbergasted that somebody would find it way down Cook said she weighed less than 100 pounds in 1948 and is somewhat larger I dont figure Ill be able to wear she People in the news Goldwater weds AP Former Barry Goldwater made a second trip down the aisle at age The onetime Republican presidential candidate ex changed vows Sunday with Susan Shaffer Goldwaters first died in He was happily married for most of his and this is a significant act for his new wife said before the private ceremony at her The couple will take a honeymoon cruise to Asia Goldwater Hammer aboard the Queen Elizabeth Dubbed Goldwater lost the 1964 White House race to President Lyn don Since he has hid a triplebypass heart replacement of both hips and replacement of his right knee and left His wife is branch manager for a home healthcare She said she met her husband two years ago through her But he wasnt a she He wasnt sick enough to meet the Hammer hammers AP Rap star Hammer is building a million And if the city hell build an addition with a recording stu dance ninecar garage and bowling His willingness to try new things shows in his house just like at shows in his said the homes ar Jim x Hammers house in the roll ing hills of about 25 miles south of his hometown of will be occupied the 27yearold his wif el and their 4yearold daughter The house will be square or about onethird a football The proposed addition would be even bigger than the house square ;