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   Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - June 29, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana                                296 June Kelly Harold Dave Randy Wilson and Tom Tolen move the 1894 Haynes into the Howard County Muse ums Carriage House Tuesday Tribune photo by Tim Bath Pioneer returns home History rolls out of the Smithsonian and into Kokomo By CATHARINE FERNANDO Tribune staff writer Dick Lange and Dave Broman saw their years of work come to fruition Tues day when the Haynes on loan from the Smithsonian was installed at the Seiberling Carriage House for Im so excited my hands are said who as president of the Howard County Historical Society had helped coordinate with the Smithsonian for the centennial of the automobile and Jhe KokomoHoward County Sesquicen tennial The which was transported by Collins Moving Services in an aircondi tioned was literally handled with white Before the Smithsonians museum specialist Roger White inspected the Carriage House to ensure that the climate controls and securi ty were in place and that adequate room would be allowed for the public to view it without touching president of Kokomo Automobile Heritage and general manager of WWKI looked on proudly and videotaped the event for He did not say much except to credit Kelly director of the Howard County Historical and Tom assistant curator who had labored to turn the Carriage House into a car It was Kokomo Automobile Heritage and the radio station which forked out the needed to get the Carriage House renovated and the expenses involved with bringing the Pioneer The muchheralded horseless which Haynes claimed to be the first built in is an unassuminglooking vehicle steeped in history and Unlike the other six flamboyant Haynes and Apperson models that have been arriving in Kokomo for public the Pioneer is a basic buggy on wheels with a tiller for a steering a foot throttle and a It was this structure that Elwood Haynes drove down Pumpkinvine Pike on July to the amazement of some women he encountered along the In every account of how the vehicle was Elwood Haynes talks about how he designed Americas first although the Duryea Charles and Frank had founded the Duryea Motor Wagon Works in prior to the Indiana the Duryea which was mass producing automobiles in the United States before the Haynes and failed in So even though Elwood Haynes was not the he had the oldestsurviving company at that But he liberally called himself Americas first inventor of the automobile in all his advertising a couple of which are displayed at the Carriage House at 1200 Sycamore Kokomo artist John Russell reproduced from a stampsized print the original logo that Haynes used to sell his cars which Americas first Rus sell also did a similar reproduction of the logo of the Apperson Brothers building Jack Rabbit cars blazoned across a jack The Apperson brothers built the Pioneer and other early Haynes automobiles in their Riverside Machine Shop on South Main Among the first workmen who helped build the Pioneer were William Warren Edgar Apperson and John This car was at the head of a parade in 1908 when New York City honored the automobile industry with a Haynes donated it to the Smithsonian in and in 1922 took it out for the dedica tion of a plaque to honor him and his auto The plaque still stands at the cor ner of Boulevard and Goyer The public will be able to view the Pio neer and six other Haynes and Apperson cars at the Carriage House from Friday through July 19 from 10 to 7 at no Cool reaction Council wants no part of offer ByJEFFPARROTT Tribune staff writer Howard County Council mem bers wanted no part of Sheriff John Beattys offer Tuesday to renegotiate his The attempting to clear recent questions raised about how much profit he clears from unspent meal money and collect ed tax said hes willing to return the benefits to the county in exchange for a salary Council President Richard Miller asked council members for No one Beatty later said he was sur prised at the councils cool reac and repeated what hes told the commissioners and council that he opposes the system which allowed him to in income last and that hes offered to renegotiate his contract before to no He cited his as a member of the Indi ana Sheriffs Association legisla tive for failed 1991 leg islation that would have set standard salaries for sheriffs according to county Under the the sheriff would return unspent meal money and collected tax warrants to the County council members said they are interested in changing the way the sheriff is but there is not enough time left in Beattys term which ends in January to work out a new Miller said no action qn the item will be taken until when the 1995 budget is hed like to renegotiate new sheriffs Hed invite Lynn Rudolph and Jerry the candidates to replace to offer in a public forum what they think a sheriff should I Council members also theyd ask Beatty to reveal exactly what his total income has beeix each year to help set the next shet iffs Beatty said hed be willing ta reveal those as long as trier process didnt turn too All three commissioners and aK but one council member aiar a Democrat is running for the 5th District House seat against Stevi Investigators dig up new clues Detectives search estate with metal detectors LOS ANGELES AP Investigators combed Simpsons estate for clues hours after lawyers wran gled over sharing evidence that already had been including a single Police barricaded the street Tuesday around the mansion in the exclusive Brentwood neighborhood as homicide detectives searched bushes with dogs and a metal A Rolls Royce was towed from the gated Lead prosecutors Marcia Clark and David Conn were at the Investigators removed at least two brown paper evidence oags and a Neither police nor pros ecutors would say what they were looking A private security guard at the who would not identify said investigators were looking for a weapon and several other has pleaded innocent to the June 12 slayings of his Nicole Brown and her friend Ronald He has been jailed without bond since June Before the Simpson sat in court stone faced and unshaven as his Robert asked a judge for access to samples of hair and other evidence so the defense could conduct its own We are entitled to our own independent not to simply sit and look over the shoulder of the district attorney and the Los Angeles Police Depart ment crime Shapiro Marcia lead prose cutor in the Simpson slayings leaves the Simpson estate late Tuesday after Investiga tors searched for new clues AP photo Both sides brace for preliminary hearing LOS ANGELES Simpsons preliminary hearing will serve as a legal dress rehearsal for his murder shining the light of public scrutiny on the prosecutions evidence for the first Unlike the average felony Thursdays hearing isnt likely to end with a plea bargain or the charges being The hearing could show that some evidence reported in the media never existed which would be a boon to the Simpsons lead Robert apparently sees an advantage in quick action He insisted that the hearing take place as soon as In preliminary a municipal court judge listens to then decides if the defendant should be The process is designed to ensure that enough evidence exists to justify a costly and timeconsum ing a trial isnt In 95 percent of felony cases end with the defendant pleading frequently during the prelimi nary according to James Vesper of the California Center for Judicial Education and TV coverage NEW YORK AP CNN and NBC plan extensive live coverage of Thursdays preliminary near ing in the Simpson mur der The hearing begins at with ABCs Peter Jen CBS Dan Rather and NBCs Tom Brokaw anchor ing their networks coverage from New Only cables Courtroom Television Network plans live gaveltogavel coverage of the Court TV spokeswoman Peggy Wilson said coverage will begin at 10 and end around 7 each Inside todays Tribune Local Voters chose Paul Barrett for a school board but why was he arguing with a judge about it Page Sports Debbie Benziger caps off high school basketball Page Also inside Classified Dear Local News of Black Expo opens A weeklong celebration in Indy INDIANAPOLIS AP An army of volunteers has helped Indiana Black Expo grow from a twoday event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds to a weeklong cele bration in which the city of Indi anapolis attracts cans from across the This years edition began Tues day night with an ecumenical ser vice at Light of the World Christ ian Church and continues today and Thursday at the Indiana Con vention Center with workshops centered around this years theme of the black We celebrate our We celebrate our links to our ancestral the Brian Wells of the Zion Hope Mission ary Baptists Church said during the ecumenical The first twoday exposition held in 1971 operated with a budget and relied on board members to sell staff booths and sweep the Now it has a million budget about volunteers and attracts celebrities from across the including actor Charles televisions who will receive the expos Screen Images Award on the quality of the organization has said former deputy Mayor Joe who is an Expo Theyve adopt ed a strategic The tion has   

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