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   Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - June 15, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana                                Vol 143 No 282 KOKOMO Kbkomo nd Wednesday June 50 cents Investigators closing in on Arrest could come in days LOS ANGELES AP Investi gators are said to be closing in on Simpson in the slaying of his former wife and another man dis covering bloodstains in the foot ball legends driveway and car and a bloody glove in his man sion Simpson could be arrested with in days if the blood matches that of the victims unidentified police Beatty seeking campaign manager ByJEFFPARROTT Tribune staff writer Howard County Sheriff John D Beattys posse is looking for a campaign manager Beatty the Democratic candi date for the House of Repre sentatives 5th District seat said this morning he and former cam paign manager Lane Boron have come to a mutual agreement that he would no longer run the cam paign Beatty refused to elaborate fur ther as to why the move was made and said the two developed a close friendship during the few months Boron lived with Beatty and his family Boron did not return calls seeking comment Beatty said he hopes to name a replacement soon and will be interviewing two individuals Beatty said Borons removal had nothing to do with a candidate financial disclosure form that came to light in a Kokomo Tri bune report on Saturday which raised questions about the county sheriffs personal use of jail meal money and tax warrants and the reporting of some other items When asked when the decision to remove Boron was made Beatty said on Thursday or Beatty was interviewed for the story on Friday Howard County Democratic Chairman Bolinger also denied the two events were con nected in any way Borons politi cal inexperience and difficulty thus far raising campaign funds were the main reasons he was let Bolinger said noting this was orons first campaign He said the Washington Democratic Congressional Cam paign Committee introduced Beatty to Boron who is from Chicago In a congressional campaign the whole thing comes down to Bolinger said If you cant come up with 3 4 or you cant get your mes sage I dont know that he was real adept at raising funds for Bolinger said he didnt notice any pressure from other party members to replace Boron and personally had no complaints with Inside Local United Way sets its goal for 1995 Page A2 Sports Rangers win first Stan ley Cup since 1940 Page Cl Also Inside Business Classified Local News of sources said in todays Los Ange les Times The 46yearold Simpson has denied any involvement in the slayings and his lawyer Howard Weitzman said I havent been told that hes being looked at as a Weitzman referred questions about bloodstains to police Meanwhile a therapist who met twice with Nicole Brown Simpson during her 1992 divorce from Simpson said that the former ath lete had beaten and stalked his wife warning If I cant have you Im going to kill Nicole Simpson 35 lived in a Brenrwood condominium two miles from her former husbands mansion Her body and that of 25 yearold Ronald Lyle Goldman a waiter at a restaurant nearby were found outside her condo about Monday Nicole Simpsons throat was slashed and Goldmans wounds indicate he put up a fierce strug gle before he died investigators said Simpson had scratches on his body when police questioned him Monday the Times reported Authorities withheld other details including an estimated time of death but Weitzman said police believe the killings occurred about 11 Sunday Simpson left Los Angeles Sun day on an flight to Chicago where he had a business meeting Weitzman said The air port is about a 20minute drive from Simpsons home Weitzman said the only scratch es he knew of on Simpsons body were on his hand Simpson slammed his hand down on a bro ken glass when he learned of his Julie Lovegrove front began work on a roofing project at 220 Kingston Road at 6 today before heat set in this afternoon Tribune photo by Brian Reynolds Miserable heat rises into the By Kokomo Tribune staff and The Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS Those looking for a break in the Indiana heat may have to wait a few days ana maybe even longer I would think there are going to be some recordsetting tem peratures over the next four to five Ed Price a meteorolo gist with the National Weather Service said Tuesday Price said most of the state would see temperatures in the 90s through Saturday Highs ranged from the upper 80s to the middle 90s Tuesday and were forecast to reach the middle to upper 90s by Thursday Kokomo local weather observer Robert Wise says area residents should look for sunny breezy and hot conditions now through the weekend Wise said todays high will reach 96 degrees with winds out of the south at 1015 mph Hazy sunshine and the same tempera tures are forecast for Thursday Friday and Saturday By late Sat urday Wise said some showers may approach northern Indiana but this will only intensify the heat and perhaps cause more hot and humid conditions next week Although the predicted tem peratures are high temperatures for June they are not record breakers Wise said The record high for today is 98 degrees set in 1954 The record high for June 1618 is 100 and the record for June 19 and 20 are 102 and 104 degrees respectively The records were set in the 1940s and 1950s Wise said Engineers at PSI Energy the states largest utility werent taking any special precautions in spite of the forecast Were anticipating a peak use age of about megawatts at 4 a utility spokesman said Our alltime record for electric demand set in August 1993 with megawatts Agricultural meteorologists warned farmers of stressful con ditions They advised them to drink lots of water The Midwest Agricultural Weather Service Center said the livestock safety index would rise into the danger to emergency cat egory across the state each after noon The index is an indication of how well adult livestock do when confined for transporta tion Dont melt away Avoid exertion when in a hot environment Wear lightweight loose fitting and lightcolored cloth ing Drink lots of nonalcoholic beverages especially water Never leave a pet in a car Provide plenty of cool water Check frequently to make sure the bowl is full Provide plenty of shade Dont shave off pets coat Heat related illnesses Signs Cramps heavy per spiration ligntheadedness and weakness cool pale moist skin headache nausea and vomiting What to do Move into a cooler area rest with feet ele vated 8 to 12 inches loosen tight clothing drink water slowly apply cool wet cloths to neck groin and armpits Jim Daniels an agricultural meteorologist says under such conditions producers can expect a 25 percent or more increase in the number of animals that die while being transported to or from the market exwifes death the lawyer said Police found a trail of small red dishbrown stains leading up Simpsons driveway The Times said the drops had been deter mined to be blood Investigators also removed bloodstained patches of carpet from Simpsons Ford Bronco KCALTV reported A bloody glove found inside Simpsons house matched a glove found at the scene of the crime the Times and the Daily News reported Weitzman said police denied finding the glove Friends said Simpson and his former wife had been considering a reconciliation but the Times quoted nn unidentified source as saying Nicole Simpson told him several weeks ago that they could never get back together Police had been called to her townhouse several times in recent months to deal with disputes between the two the source said Therapist Susan Forward said Simpson beat his wife during their marriage punching kicking and severely bruising her and stalked her after the divorce Forget fee to see antiques Radio station picking up the tab By CATHARINE FERNANDO Tribune staff writer Thanks to the benevolence of WWKI radio the people of this community may view the Haynes Pioneer and other early cars at no cost when the display opens July 1 to 19 At Tuesdays meeting of the Howard County Historical Soci ety WWKI general manager Dick Lange offered to pick up the addi tional tab of about as well as that the society had spent in outofpocket expenses for the venture Thus the fee that the public would have been charged is now moot WWKI Radio established the notforprofit organization Koko mo Automotive Heritage which organizes HaynesApper son Festival which is in its 20th year Because this is the centennial of the automobile in the United States and Elwood Haynes one of the early inventors of the horse less carriage who designed his car right here in Kokomo the organi zation wanted to make this a spe cial event for Howard County The festival which is usually scheduled for the July 4th week end this year encompasses the grand sesquicentennial celebra tions of the city and county The Smithsonian Institution in Washington agreed to loan the 1894 Haynes to the Howard County Museum on condition that it be displayed in a climate controlled environment and that it be under a 24hour security seven days a week The entire cost of the project is about which includes the cost of renovating the Carriage House next to the Seiberling Man sion on 1200 W Sycamore St Exhibit hours The Haynes auto exhibit at the Howard County Museum will be open July 119 seven days a week from 10 to 7 Last week the organizers of the festival had expressed consterna tion that the mounting costs of transporting the Haynes vehicle from the Smithsonian Institution and another two cars from Las Vegas might force them to charge a fee Ive been trying to get this thing figured out for four years and the whole idea of charging the public to see the cars wasnt really what the festival Lange told the Tribune this morn ing Every year we spend about on the festival so we decided to up the ante this year I got to thinking I got us into this So Ive got to get us said Lange With the help of Kokomo Police Chief Lynn Rudolph the cost of security for the car may be some what lower than originally esti mated Lange said Transportation for the cars involves a cost of between and I think we at WWKI feel a sense of obligation to the commu Lange said Weve done well here and we feel we need to give something Kelly Thompson director of the museum said Were very happy that WWKI is doing this None of us wanted to charge the public any Health reform keystone OKd Employers would pay for health insurance WASHINGTON AP The keystone of President Clintons health reforms survived an early showdown in the House Ways and Means Committee A shaky Democratic majority insisted employers should pay for health insurance Final passage is going to be the next really big a relieved committee chairman Rep Sam Gibbons said after the 20 18 vote Tuesday Theres some flexibility in everything else we do from here on The House Education and Labor Committee meanwhile rebuffed a separate Republican proposal to require employers to offer health insurance but not pay for it The House bills stick with Clin tons original proposal requiring employers to pick up 80 percent of the premiums for workers and their families Meanwhile Sen Daniel Patrick Moynihan said his Senate Finance Committee would begin closeddoor drafting sessions today in an effort to write a bipar tisan bill Were going to do this in the back room until we have the rudi ments of a bipartisan Moynihan told reporters The Finance Committee mem bers discussed ways to delay the start of the insurance mandate on employers or make it conditional upon future congressional action Clinton urged Moynihan and Sen Bob Packwood dur ing an hourlong Oval Office meeting Tuesday to keep trying to find a common pathway to uni versal coverage Packwood the Finance Commit tees top Republican emerged touting his idea for enacting con sensus health reforms first with fast track consideration of an employer mandate later if not enough progress was made toward universal coverage Lorrie McHugh a Clinton spokeswoman said the White House was not convinced that fast track brings you to universal but would refrain from judgment until it sees an entire package Senate Republican Leader Bob Dole of Kansas dismissed Pack woods proposal as merely a delayed A centrist Democrat Sen John Breaux of Louisiana said it was at least progress for Clinton to be talking with both Democrats and Republicans   

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