Kokomo Tribune, July 3, 1994

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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - July 3, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana City Uttle ieagui to piliment opensPaqeB2 V Vol 143 No 293 Kokomo Ind Sunday Paul Isgrigg uses a portable starter to start his 1895 Elwood Haynes car which he brought to Kokomo from Columbus as a surprise addition to the antique car show Saturday Tribune photos by Anne Farrar 3rd oldest Haynes qar arrives As an added surprise for the 150th Sesuicenennil Celebra tion Paul Isgrigg of Columbus brought the third oldest Elwood Haynes automobile to Kokomo for the antique car show Satur day The car was displayed on Sycamore Street Now Kokomo has four of the first six cars made by Haynes at the festival Unfortunately Isgrigg said he just came in for one day and will bereaving today and would havelto miss thehistoric run oh Pike today beginning at 10 at the Elwood Haynes Museum When asked why he brought the car at such short notice he replied I dont know my wife thought I Festival goers gathered around the antique in amazement as Isgrigg started the car Saturday A portable starter was used to crank over the chaindriven two cycle fourspeed marine engine Isgrigg saidhes been conning to Kokomo Haynes Appefson Festival for many years but has missed the last three or four years He said he didnt want to since it was the 100th anniversary of the Haynes automobile Isgrigg purchased me antique in Maine where it was stored in boxes With blueprints and drawings he said it took him a year to rebuild the car He also said that he has taken the car to several AACA Nation al car shows since he rebuilt it Before that he said the car had been sitting in the basement of a Chicago warehouse The 1895 Haynes is the oldest among seven antiques cars he owns and stores at his Columbus home Nancy Eckles Kpkomo takes advantage of the rain and washes her feet during the festivities in the uptown area Saturday Colts star becomes ill I i Sarah Smith 4 of Kokomo enjoys her ice cream at the ice cream social at Howard Community Hospital Satur day t After making the trip to mo Friday evening to participate as a cogrand marshal of the HaynesApperson Festival parade Ron Solt had to return home a little early Solt who plays for the Indi anapolis Colts became ill Satur day morning Relatives of Elwood Haynes will be the grand marshals at the parade which kicksoff at 1 today in uptown Kokomo HaynesApperson Festival Sports festival Sports festival features Sports festival photos Antique car show Historic photos 1y Will there be a It rk festival Future of popular event hanging by a tent rope By LISA FIPPS Tribune Tipton Bureau UPTON Ind Will the Tipton County Commissioners say yes to the Pork Festival committees pro posal to put up a food tent on county property or will they say no and hog the courthouse parking lot That question is to be answered Tuesday Pork Festival committee planners will present their pro posal to the commissioners at The Pork Festival is an annual threeday downtown celebration to promote one of the countys leading agricultural products pork More than people from the Hoosier state and sur rounding states converge down town Many come for me delec table pork chops cooked and served under the food The Pork Festival has been a Tipton tradition for 25 years But theres talk of not having the festi val for the 26th year held the Thursday Friday and Saturday after Labor Day if the commis sioners dont allow the food tent to be set up on the parking lot south of the courthouse Pork Festival planners say the county courthouse parking lot is the only place downtown big enough to set up the food tent When the commissioners denied the Tipton County sesquicenten nial committee permission to use the lot for a similar but smaller food tent Pork Festival planners began wondering if they too would be denied use of the lot The commissioners told the sesquicentennial committee that because the county had spent more than on repaving the lot they did not want to see tent stakes pounded into the pave ment and get grease from the cookers on county grounds During a recent commissioners meeting board members expressed their concerns about a food tent damaging the lot but said they would wait to hear the Pork Festival planners proposal before making a decision Knowing the commissioners are definitely not in favor of the way the food tent was set up in past years Pork Festival planners have been preparing a plan B of sorts Instead of driving tent stakes into the pavement to anchor one large food tent Randy Byal Pork Festival manager said they will agree to use three smaller tents The tents would once set up side by side equal the size of the one large tent normally Water sand could be used to anchor the three smaller tents No stakes would be used which means no holes in the newly T paved parking lot Anticipating the commissioners mightstill deny the Pork Festival permission to use the lotbecause of the grease Pork Festival plan ners will also offer to resurface the parking lot where the cookers are stationed The food tent is the festival Without the food tent theres no point in having the festival Byal said Byal said the committee is will ing to repair any damage caused by the tents and cookers and pojst a bond if needed After offering to repair any damages and post a bond the only reason Pork Festival planners can foresee the commissioners rejecting their proposal is because oftheodor Byal agreed that due to the food trash and grease a smell lingers However he said the only pefij pie affected are those that work ait the courthouse And it the stencn goes away in a few weeks The odor is far outweighed by the ben efits of the Inside todays Tribune Morning paper for Monday Classified Dr Local News of On Monday Independence1 Day the Kokomo Tribune will publish a morning Readers who did not receive their papers that morning should call 4563821 between and about noon so that copy may be dispatched as soon as possible Including this weekend the next three days issues will be morning newspapers From Tuesday through Friday we will publish in the as usual Trucktrain accident kills Bringhurst couple By The Associated Press A Carroll County husband and wife died Saturday after they were hit by a train while riding in a pickup truck in northeast Tippecanoe County authorities said It was one of three cartrain col lisions in Tippecanoe and White Counties within four hours William Sieber 65 and Bonita Sieber 64 of Bringhurst were killed after Mr Sieber apparently failed to obey a railroad crossing stop sign around police said The Siebers were taken to St Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette where they died from massive internal injuries A witness told police he saw the pickup drive slowly across the crossing and into the path qf the northbound train The train struck the passenger side of the truck which landed in a stone pile about 20 feet from the crossing ;

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