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   Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - December 12, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana                                50 cents Helping hundreds Goodfellows shoppers look through the shoe selection at Penney as vol unteers and Penneys workers assist them Tribune photo by Clint Keller Families go shopping with help from Goodfellows About 365 families did Christ mas shopping Sunday cour tesy of Goodfellows director Jean Lushin said about 800 families will benefit from the charitable which provides clothing to children from birth to age Sun day recipients converged on Penney in the Kokomo where they redeemed their vouchers from 6 to about Wednesday and Goodfellows recip ients are invited to the store from 6 to 9 The store will be open for business to regular customers during those MAKE CHILDREN SMILE Lushin said some people may not have yet received their vouch Those Goodfellows recipients can come to the mall Vouchers which may not have been delivered for a variety of rea sons should be back in Good fellows hands by then and will be given to While Goodfellows received about Lushin many of those requests for assistance are being handled by the Shop with a Cop and line employees of Delco Electronics and Direct contributions and monies from WWKIs We Care fund the more than 90yearold philan thropic started by Kokomo Tribune Penney has been involved in the program at least 30 Employees at Delco Electronics and Chrysler are also major People with questions about the program may contact Lushin or other Goodfellows representatives at Your donation helps local children Goodfellows is a charity spon sored by the Kokomo Tribune to help needy children at Youngsters age infant through age 13 receive new clothing at Christmas provided through cor porate sponsor Donations to the charity are used to fund vouchers which are distributed to eligible Howard County This Good feUows shopping will begin Donations to the charity may be mailed to the Kokomo Post Office Box 300 Union Donations may also be brought to the Kokomo Tribune and dropped off at the accounting The Tribune encourages donors to donate in memory of a loved Memorials and dona tion listings will appear on Page 1 throughout the holiday Anonymous donations are accept ed and listed as anonymous in the Page 1 Dentist Dennis Zimmer man In loving memory of John Reed brother and and families In memory of Ruth Hayes KinMy Zeta Tri Chi ers sorority In memory of Mary Wooters her Minerva and Ida In memory of Paul Elma Rice and Lorraine Hart Sandy and family In memory of parents Cass and EUen Smith In memory of parents Ward and Gladys Dillman In loving memory of grandson Bill Beeler and War ren Osborn In loving memory of our brother Conrad Turnpaugh and Weldon Turnpaugh In loving memory of our mom and dad Maurice and Margaret Turnpaugh and Wel don Turnpaugh In memory of Arley Shepard Brenda United Society Friends Women of New London Friends Church In loving memory of my hus band Buck my mother Hazel Fisher and sisterinlaw Betty Fisher Katie Johnson In memory of Floyd and Margueritte Bailey and Leo and Mae Warman In memory of Ty and Georgia Durham In memory of my husband Glenn and son Bruce Gene Fern Pickering and Betty Hollingsworth In memory of Pawp In memory of Isabell and Marjorie Phillips In memory of Glenn Rodgers In memory of loved my beloved husband Frank Beck el and beloved parents Salvatore and Antoinette Capone Ida Beckel In memory of Joe Roy Walter Gene Wenger and Jim Morrison the family In loving memory of Vern and Margaret Rayls In loving memory of Mark Staggs and Tom Prewitt In memory of Neil Ellen Mugg In memory of Tara Dawn Gra ham and Norm In memory of our parents and grandparents In memory of Bob Ford and Steve Marschand Kokomo Tribune lifestyle and photo departments Total to date Clinton hints at tax cut for many Theres one caveat long as I can pay for it WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Ointon is back at work on his budget after giving the broad est hint yet hell return to his 1992 promise for a middleincome tax cut in the aftermath of last mon ths GOP But his top aide cautioned today that were still whether or not it can be paid The administration has been suggesting for weeks that Clin tons fiscal 1996 budget will include some form of tax Republicans who seized control of Congress in November midterm elections made lower taxes and a balanced budget a central At a news conference on Sunday after a fourday summit with Western Hemisphere Clinton was asked directly if he would propose a middleclass tax I intend to propose one as long as I can pay for Clinton Chief of Staff Leon Panetta echoed Clintons caveat this saying the type of tax cut it is something that is still being And were still whether or not it can be paid because the most important thing we do not want to do something drat puts more debt on our kids for the interviewed on CBS This said that any thing we do with regards to a tax Younger children twning to drugs WASHINGTON AP One in four schoolchildren has used ille gal drugs before reaching high according to researchers who say drug use among Ameri can youngsters is getting worse a fairly rapid A University of Michigan study released today found that while use of illegal particularly continued to rise among all teenagers this the trend was most disturbing among younger Among 25 per cent acknowledged use of illicit drugs at some point in their life a figure mat rose to 35 per cent when inhalants were includ Both figures were up about 3 percentage points from Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Educa tion Secretary Richard Riley and Lee director of the White Houses Office of National Drug Control were releasing the study in Washington Michigans Institute for Social Research began studying teenage drug abuse rates in It tracked an expansion of drug abuse into the late a sub stantial decline that lasted through and a resurgence since Lloyd one of three researchers who conducted the linked this rise to the mes sage young people are getting today about They are hearing much less about the dangers of drugs and seeing more glamorization of he Johnston pointed to findings that 35 percent of almost 43 percent of lOthgraders and almost half of 12thgraders have used illegal drugs including all up from recent It is a problem which is getting worse at a fairly rapid he The report found that the rise in marijuana use was the most strik Among 13 percent said they had smoked marijuana in the past double the rate in The rate among lOthgraders jumped from 16 per cent in 1991 to 25 percent this while the increase was from 24 percent to 31 percent for high school In the Johnston said he believed greater marijuana use increases the pool of young peo ple willing to consider other WWKIs We Care Cleanup Auc tion started at 1 and didnt finish until raising another for the needy at Always a fun area auc tioneers gather to volunteer their time to sell items which didnt appear on We Cares telethon ear lier this This Kurt and Brent Harold Carrwright Todd Carl Brian Bronson and Dick Bronson served as The Earlywines also donated their computerized auction equip ment which allowed buyers to receive a computer invoice of their purchases and prices they More than 900 people attended the and they were hun Dairy Mothers Little Helper and CocaCola teamed up to provide concession and since all the food was donat We Care raised more than Midwest Business Machines donated cash register equipment to help with the food We Care volunteers also expressed their appreciation to Related photos We Care has some fun at its cleanup auc Page A2 cut is going to be focused on the average working families in this Theyre the ones that are strug gling every day trying to meet their raise their pay their bills and theyre the ones who need to share a little bit of the economic So they would be the target of Panetta Clinton voiced support for a middle class tax cut during his presidential but aban doned it quickly after his election blaming higherthanexpected federal deficit more Guv s ton has been boasting of recent s declines in the federal deficit and n of a booming We Cares Dick looks for a bidder as Bing Hilton holds up a horse for bid Tribune photo by Clint Keller We Care Cleanup Auction brings in another Collins Moving which provided trucks to store and move auction and to the United Steelworkers for allowing the charity to use its hall for the auc One of the larger items sold Sunday was a ministorage build ing donated by the Indiana Asso ciation of Tom Williams purchased the building during the telethon and donated n back to the cleanup auction Harold Beckom purchased it Sun day for We Care raises money each year to help the needy at Christmas and divides its proceeds among the Salvation the Kokomq Rescue Mission ana the Kokomo Tribunesponsored GoodfeUows The three agencies in turn provide clothing and toys to the needy A final tally for We Care in is to be announced Wednesday on WWKIs Male which W m   

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