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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - August 27, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana 94 high school football season opens Pages B12 Vol 143 No 349 KOKOMO Kokomo Ind Saturday Aug 50 cents Haynes Teledyne form pact Billets will be made in Carolina plants By DAVE PHILLIPS Tribune staff writer Haynes International Inc will transfer pro duction of round billet and bar products from Kokomo to Teledyne Allvac plants in North and South Caroli na under a manufacturing alliance unveiled Friday between the two companies Terms of the agreement were not released but Haynes execu tives said the alliance will allow both companies to broaden prod uct lines exchange technical expertise and enhance customer service We anticipate this alliance will enable us to become more compet itive with more competitive costs higher quality and reduced lead said Robert J Myers a mar ket manager for Haynes Were primarily a flatproduct producer and this alliance allows us to offer more round product forms and sizes than we are currently able to Myers said the two companies began discussions about a possi ble alliance a year ago Haynes has manufactured round billet and bar products in Kokomo for aerospace and chemi cal processing firms since the 1940s The business represents less than 10 percent of Haynes annual sales Myers said The equipment needed to com petitively produce special metals designed to meet numerous cus tomer specifications today requires substantial investment and the industry is already sup ported with sufficient Myers said Under the agreement Haynes said all bar rod coil and wire redraw products will be shifted from its West Defenbaugh Street plant to Teledyne Allvac plants in Monroe and Richburg within eight months Haynes will continue to pro duce ingot and semifinished round product feed stocks in Kokomo Myers said About 15 production workers are affected by the agreement Haynes a prpducer of neatand corrosionresistant nickeland cobaltbased alloys said those workers would be reassigned to other jobs Haynes officials expect the com pany to post a loss of million on sales of million during the 12 months that end Sept 30 Many of the firms markets remain weak and the company has launched several costcutting initiatives Monroe Teledyne Atfvlfj is based Teledyne a producer of industrial engines aviation elec tronics specialty metals and con sumer products such as the Water Pik Teledyne earned million on revenues of billion in 1993 Teledynes specialty metals unit has been the companys strongest performer with operating income up 40 percent through the first six months of 1994 Teledyne Allvacs Richburg null has an annual capacity of 90 million pounds of finished product The million fully computerized and automated rod mill opened in 1991 to produce titanium alloys superalloys and specialty steels Teledynes nearby Monroe operation provides melting forging and other sup port services Lisa Fisher left prepares a bratwurst for Jack Neiheisel far right as Stuart Longgood center serves other hun gry customers Friday at Main and Walnut streets Tribune Photo by Brian Reynolds Jaycees put on the titrr Jerrys kids The Kokomo Jaycees raised in three hours selling bratwurst and hot dogs down town Friday to benefit the Mus cular Dystrophy Association Bratwurst and hot dogs topped with green peppers and onions if desired were prepared on an openair grill from 11 to 2 on the northeast side of the square at the corner of Main and Walnut streets According to Jennifer Long good president of the Jaycees the goal was to raise They were more than pleased with the collected How to pledge Sept 4 and 5 members of Sigma Phi Gamma Sorority will volunteer at the Howard Coun The pledge center tele phone number will be 453 1707 There also will be a fishbowl there me uuvvaiu DC a nsnuowi mere ty Muscular Dys 1 I I in which donations trophy Association In I I can be placed pledge center at More information the George Shine and Associon the site may be obtained ates ERA office 405 Southby calling Vicki Washam at way Blvd 6283028 or 4531707 Inside todays Tribune Local Find out which new restau rant will open in three weeks in Kokomo Page A2 Also inside Classified Dear News of Woman says priest sexually assaulted her 17 years ago LAFAYETTE Ind AP Alle gations that a Lafayette priest engaged in sexual behavior with a female parishioner 17 years ago are being investigated by church officials We do take the allegations seri ously and we are doing our best to determine the truth said the Rev Robert Sell vicar general for the Lafayette diocese Church officials said the woman claims she was sexually assaulted by Monsignor Arthur A Sego in 1977 while Sego was pastor at St Patrick CathoUc Church in Koko mo where he served from 1969 until 1984 Sego who went on to become chancellor at the Lafayette Dio cese also served in Delphi Peru Gas City and Muncie the Lafayette Journal and Courier reported Friday At this point we have received allegations relative to inappropri ate behavior and we are in the process of investigating those alle Sell saicf The 74yearold Sego a priest at St Boniface Catholic Church since 1991 resigned July 30 and admit ted himself into the St Michaels Center a stress facility for priests in St Louis Diocese officials said that he told parishioners he was physically ill and under stress Sego was admitted to the treat ment center as a result of stress and health problems including diabetes and heart problems according to Connie Lux former St Boniface Parish Council presi dent Sell said Sego was admitted voluntarily The Rev Frank Kilcline pastor of St Patrick met with about 250 parishioners in Kokomo on Thurs day night in anticipation that a lawsuit could be filed Members of St Boniface and St Ann Catholic Church where Sego had assisted on weekends from 1985 to 1991 received letters this week announcing Segos resigna tion and the sexual allegation Parents of all St Boniface stu dents also received the letter The Rev Timothy M Alkire acting pastor at St Boniface said a private meeting for adult mem bers of the churches would be held Friday evening to answer parishioners questions and to near concerns Setback for Simpson Prosecution may not share samples Defense attorney Robert Shapiro 10ft and QJ Simpson sit in a courtroom Friday AP photo LOS ANGELES AP In a setback for the defense a judge told Simpsons prosecu tors they dont have to share crucial mood sam ples with the defense even though they were less man exemplary in handling the evi dence Superior Court Judge Lance Ito said prosecu tors showed it is reasonably necessary for them to do multiple genetic tests before giving any of the evidence to the defense He also rejected the defenses contention the prosecution acted in bad faith Defense attor neys were angered mat the police crime lab withheld some blood samples What was revealed to the court in the course of this hearing was a picture of confu sion misconununicatton ana noncommunica tion between the prosecuting attorneys and the judge wrote Such conduct while less than exemplary docs not rise to the level of bad faith or In another development Superior Court Judge Stephen Czuleger refused a defense request to sanction prosecutors over a grand jury probe of Al Cowlings Simpsons friend and driver in a highway chase the night Simpson surrendered to police But Czuleger restrained the prosecutors ordering them to get court permission before calling any more grand jury witnesses He also said the witnesses who normally arent allowed to disclose their testimony before the secret panel could discuss their testimony with Simpsons lawyers Though the panel is officially investigating Cowlings District Attorney Gil Garcetti has said he is using the grand jurys subpoena power to gather evidence against others in fee case presumably including Simpson ;