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   Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - June 10, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana                                Vol 143 No 277 Kokomo Ind KOKOMO lTniBUNE Friday June 50 cents Defy NATO Hamilton Members wanted to do something INDIANAPOLIS AP Rep Frank McCloskey has won a battle with President Clinton and fellow Indiana Democrat Lee Hamilton in persuading the House to defy its NATO allies and open the flow of arms to Bosnia In a bipartisan slap at President Clinton the House voted Thursday to have the United States defy the international arms embargo on Bosnia by a 244178 vote The vote was on a Hamiltonsponsored amendment which reflected White House policy of lifting the arms embargo only if other allies agree The House measure that passed sponsored by McCloskey directs the president to terminate the embargo It also authorizes him to provide up to million iirarms aid to Bosnia McCloskeys measure passed as an amendment to a defense autho rization bill Hamilton chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Commit tee is concerned about the defeat of his amendment I did not expect to said Hamilton whose amendment would have supplanted McCloskeys if it had passed Members wanted to do something Now it is near impossible to predict events Turning Thursdays action into law will require further votes and negotiations between the House and Senate Indy man might have flesheating bacteria They havent really determined what this is INDIANAPOLIS AP Doc tors are trying to decide whether an Indianapolis man being treated for an apparent infection in his groin area is suffering from a flesheating bacteria attracting medical attention worldwide News reports said Thomas Bun nell 51 had been treated for the How it kills By The Associated Press Potentially lethal strains of the Group A streptococcus are highly if the infections are caught in the early stages Symptoms Wounds must be kept clean and care fully monitored for symptoms of the deadly bacteria which include redness swelling at the injury site discoloration or pain at the site weeping or oozing of fluid or other matter fever above the 101to 102degree range or any fever that seems to be pro gressing or a feeling of hotness at the injury site People who notice any one or any combination of the above symptoms should see their doctor quickly How it kills The virulent bacteria may cause necrotizing fasciitis a condition where muscle and fat are broken down by the infection or shock They produce a toxin that can shut down or destroy of organs or bodily systems The bacteria can multiply out of control causing a catastrophic fatal blood infection Between and people suf fer necrotizing fasciitis nationwide each year and about 30 percent of them will die from complications Source Centers for Disease Control and Preven tion rapidly spreading strep responsi ble for the death of a Michigan man on Thursday and those of 11 people in England recently However a spokeswoman for Methodist Hospital where Bun nell was listed today in satisfacto ry condition said doctors had not determined positively that the man had the strep They havent really deter mined what this said spokes woman Connie Nimereala They dont have a definite on Bunnell had had surgery on his groin area Nimereala said She said doctors were listing Bunnells illness as a type of gan grene which is death of tissue resulting from a loss of blood sup ply due to infection or other caus es Bunnell said he was counting his blessings after having see how deadly the strep can be The Good Lord didnt want to take me over because I feel and after looking at whats been on television that I was maybe a couple inches from going Bunnell told WISHTV Bunnell was admitted to the hospital May 11 Deadly strains of the strep pro duce a toxin that poisons skin and muscle tissue or internal organs and the infection can destroy tis sues as quickly as an inch an hour They are highly treatable if caught in the early stages The bacteria nearly always enter the victims body through a punc ture wound abrasion scrap burn laceration or post surgical incision Inside today Business markets A4 A5 Classified ads B4B10 Comics Bll Dear Abby B6 B7 Entertainment B2 B3 Local news A2 A3 Nation A7 News of record A12 Obituaries A12 Opinion A8 Sports A9A11 State B12 Style orld ty Wo A6 tSOYINKl Greentown Glass Festival 1994 Queen Aimee McCollum is congratulated by last years winner Misty Sample Tribune photos by Anne Farrar McCollum claims queen title GREENTOWN Ind Green town Glass Festival kicked off its weekend festivities Thursday night by selecting Aimee McCol lum as the queen Thursday night McCollum was also named Miss Cogeniality McCollum was spon sored by Country Plant and Gar Honored as her court were Estacia Medlen first runnerup Brandi Lowe second runnerup and Querston Small ey third runnerup Earlier in the evening judges selected Alexandra Deyoe as the 1994 princess She was sponsored by Howell Construction First runnerup was Heather Krise second runnerup was Cayleigh Harvey and third run nerup was Chelsey Graham The queen received a trophy a tiara from Strickler Jewelers roses from Carriage Manor a sav ings bond from Society Bank in Related story More from the queen and princess pageants Page A12 Greentown white ice earrings from Palmers Jewelry and a movie pass from Kokomo Mall Cinemas She also received a por trait from Jenkins Studio a dinner for two at Chi Chis and a gift cer tificate and makeover from Koko mo Merle Norman Cosmetic Stu dio The princess received a trophy from 1st Farmers Bank a crown from Strickler Jewelers a gift certificate from Engel Jewelers a savings bond in memory of Gene Pickett from HaslerPickett Funeral Home a photo from Jenk ins Studio a pass to Thunder Island a gift certificate from Country Cousins a video rental from Hartleys Video Bank roses from Carriage Manor limousine service from Limousines Unlimit ed dinner for two and a Shoney Bear from Shoneys a photo enlargement from CPI and a bal loon bouquet from Balloon Bou tique The festival will feature McCol lum performing at the main stage at today followed by the Singing Nicholsons and the 100th Anniversary Costume Contest Festival princess Alexan dra Deyoe peers through her tiara Firefighters can read Playboy LOS ANGELES AP Fire fighters can read Playboy in Los Angeles County firehouses as long as they keep any comments to themselves and dont hang up the centerfold where unwilling viewers might see it US District Judge Stephen Wilson ruled Thursday in favor of fire Capt Steven Johnson who sued to overturn the countys ban on sexually explicit material in firehouses The 2yearold ban was designed to prevent sexual harassment but the judge said it vio lated Johnsons First Amendment rights The clear message is that if you dont like what someone is read ing you dont have to look at the 49yearold firefighter said Kelleys name adorns new memorial chapel Howard Community Hospital honors benevolent booster Businessman Kelley center who established the Maude Kelley Scholarship Fund acknowledges the trib ute to him Thursday by Hpward Community Hospital Foundation board members at a meeting which included Tonya Gillam right a recipient of the scholarship Tribune photo by Brian Reynolds By CATHARINE FERNANDO Tribune staff writer E W Kelleys benevolence toward Howard Community Hospital made it a challenge to devise an appropriate manner in which to honor him upon his retirement from the board of directors of the Howard Commu nity Hospital Foundation So Jim Bigogno chief executive officer of Howard Community Hospital said the board decided to rename the hospitals Chapel of Faith to commemorate Kelleys mother calling it the Maude Kelley Memorial Chapel with his consent Kelley who was apparently moved by the gesture asked tongueincheek Can a Quaker qualify The response was an unequivo cal Yes During the quarterly board meeting Thursday at the Koko mo Country Club various hospi talaffiliated members paid trib ute to Kelleys business acumen and his magnanimity toward Howard County although as noted by George Banjak who pre ceded Bigogno as chief executive officer of Howard Community Hospital he lives in Tipton Kelley is the founder and manag ing general partner of Kelley Part ners and chairman of Consolidated Products the company which owns Steak N Shake His family owns Tip ton County Farm His name is wellestablished at Indiana University Kokomo where because of his beneficence and involvement two buildings are named after him the Kelley Student Center and the Kelley House a twostory colonial man sion This April he was presented with the first annual Tipton County Distinguished Citizen Award given by the Crossroads of America Council Boy Scouts of America because of his past and ongoing support of scouting He also serves on various civic boards including the Howard Com munity HospitalFoundation It was Kelley who established the Maude Kelley Scholarship Fund for medical students explained Rebecca Kreuzberger executive director of the hospital foundation At Thursdays meeting with Kelleys approval the hospital foundation board voted to give the Community Foundation of Howard County of the medical scholarship fund Krauzberger explained that any money donated to the Maude Kelley Scholarship Fund will be matched three ways by Kelley himself the hospital foun dation and also matched at 50 cents on the dollar by Lilly Endowment Only the income from the origi nal and any future gifts directed to the Maude Kelley Scholarships will revert to the hospital foundation which awards the medical scholarship So with this gift the communi ty foundation will receive from Lilly Endowment which is for that board to award for what ever purpose it decides The will be channeled towards its unrestricted fundi By doing this Kreuzberger said the hospital foundation is indirectly helping the community at large Also present at the meeting was Tonya Gillam who received a fouryear scholarship of a year from the Maude Kelley Scholarship Fund Gillam is one of five recipients of the scholar ship who are enrolled in medical programs This summer she will be under going space life sciences training at the Kennedy Space Center   

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