Wednesday, July 21, 1993

Logansport Pharos Tribune

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Logansport Pharos-Tribune (Newspaper) - July 21, 1993, Logansport, Indiana Retirement Use your home as income TODAY IN A9 FOUNDED1844 LM Stadium Fire Atlanta Braves win after fire delay Page B1 Outside Clear cool tonight Low may reach into mid 50s Partly sunny Thursday High in mid 80s Pleasant Friday High 86 Digest Attorney Suicide A White House attorney who was President Clintons friend for more than 40 years was found dead in a park overlooking the Potomac River from an appar ently selfinflicted gunshot wound Vincent Foster 48 the father of three was the No 2 attorney in the White House counsels office His body was found Tuesday evening in a Virginia suburb of Washington at Fort Marcy a Civil Warera fort preserved as a park Mansion Murders Behind the walls of a Beverly Hills mansion two brothers coldly plotted their parents murders prosecutors said Tuesday But the defense claimed a facade of privilege hid a chamber of horrors in cluding torture and sexual mo lestation Jose Menendez chairman of Live Entertainment and his wife were found slain Aug in the fam ilys million mansion Lyle L and Erik R Menendez will by separate prosecu torsto separate juries Today Ice Cream The Adams andBethlehem Farm Bureau ice cream supper will be held at 7 inthe Twelve Mile Community Building Bring food to go with the ice cream Tomorrow Ice Cream Social The lewis Cass Band Boost ers will hold their annual ice cream social at 7 Thurs day in the south parking lot of Lewis Cass Admission is free Index A2 Classified B6 TV lifestyle Weather Six Charged After Area Drug Raid Marijuana paraphernalia confiscated in hastily organized search of three homes r SOO Shnlr or By DAVE LONG PharosTribune Staff It wasnt one of those long investigations that police departments are becoming famil iar with but it was an example of how swiftly area police can react to information they receive Within a 48hour period Logansport Peru and Cass County Police put together a drug raid on three area homes They made drugrelated arrests at two of the homes and unrelated arrests in the third home as a re sult of the raid Approximately 15 officers of the Log ansport Peru and Cass County Police De partments were involved in the operation according to Cass County Police Detective Rick Canfield Logansport and Cass County Police re ceived information from Peru Police this week that to believe that drugs were located in the homes of Debra Deitrich 36 500 Shultz Vickie Riewoldt 38 Rt 7 and Russell Smith 34 Rt 6 Officers obtained search warrants in Mi ami Circuit Court and planned the raid for early this morning At approximately the officers jointly raided the three homes armed with the search warrants Drugs were confiscated at 500 Shultz and at the Smith residence in a house trailer in Georgetown they said Logansport and Cass County Police ar Photos by Andy Anvone can be a star and many are each year when children and adults pool their talents to produce the annual Peru CircuS You donthave to swing from a flying trapeze to be a star Even the youngsters m the Circus City Tumblers get their day in the center ring Just Clowning Around FromPennsyvania to Peru to join the circus temporarily Patches the clown talks with 7yearold tumbler Melissa Holler during the Monday evening performance of Perus youth circus Dennis Burnham a travel agent from Grove City traveled to Peru to portray Patches in this years circus By NANCY NEWMAN Assistant Lifestyle Editor Its taken a long time but af ter a childhood of presenting a makeshift circus in his back yard each summer Dennis Burnham has finally joined the real thing Granted its only for a little while And hes working harder on his vacation than many people do at work But hes loving every minute of it Burnham of Grove City has spent the past five weeks in Peru preparing for the citys annual Circus City Festi val And each night this week he can be seen as Patches tfie clown Hes an associate That means because of not be ing able to attend the rehearsals that began in the winter he is not in the skits presented by the Big Top Clowns But he helps with the preshow warmup and in an individual capacity Its everything he hoped it would be Its been a tremen dous five he says Its going so fast its going to be over before I know In real life Burnham is vice president of operations for a tourism business in Grove City Want To Go Peru Youth Circus Circus Arena 154 N Broadway 7 tonight through Friday tickets to 2 and 8 Saturday tickets to To reserve tickets call Festival office at which is about 60 miles north of Pittsburgh He first heard about Perus circus years ago in a television special produced by NBC He made his first trek to Peru some 12 years ago He also caught last years show but even then didnt think about actually be ing a part of it However Burnham has a wish a list dating back to his childhood of things he wants to do and places he wants to see Hes done everything on that list from Radio City Music Hall to flying around the world See CLOWN Page A2 rested Mark Wallace 33 500 Shultz on charges of possession of marijuana Russell Smith 34 Rt 6 on a charge of possession of marijuana and Deitrich on charges of possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia Peru police arrested Brian Samuels 29 Rt 6 on a charge of possession of marijua na The arrest of Samuels was reportedly in Miami County See RAID Page A2 Associated Press Floodwaters rise near the shore and have covered a riverside parking area near the St Louis Gateway Arch as seen from East St Louis III Floodwaters Wash Over St Louis Neighborhood Still no tap water in Des Moines By STEPHANIE NANO Associated Press Writer A quartermillion people in Des Moines Iowa had to make do without tap water again today In St Louis workers trying to shore up a levee were rescued after flood waters broke through and washed over a soggy neighborhood Residents hoping to start turning on faucets and flushing toilets in parts of Des Moines this morning got bad news and the blame from Mayor John Dorrian who said people were failing to heed warnings to leave their taps The earliest that water could begin flow ing again would be Thursday said McMullen manager of the citys water plant See FLOOD Page A2 Bayh Sends Letter To State Workers Warning Of Cuts INDIANAPOLIS AP union offi cial says Gov Evan Bayh could have saved the state he spent for letters warn ing state workers of spending cuts and pos sible layoffs Bayh spent the money for a private con tract to print and mail letters to exec utive branch workers Steve Fantauzzo a spokesman for the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees said the decision was indicative of a whole mentality that doesnt understand state workers I think the letter is an effort to make sure state employees understand the diffif cult position hes been put in and I think he has been put in position by the General Fantauzzo said But the reality is when you havent had a pay increase in three years employees dont give a damn whose fault it See BAYH Page A2