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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - December 22, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana Thursday I 50 cent Tribune photo by Tim Bath A Kokomo firefighter works at the scene of a South Buckeye Street fire Wednesday Fire guts local familys home By MIKE FLETCHER Tribune staff writer Tragedy struck a southside Kokomo family just four days before as their home was gutted by a Kokomo firefighters were called by a passerby from Banner Flower 1017 Buckeye after noticing smoke coining from a house at 1043 Buckeye When firefighters arrived at smoke was billowing from the front and back of the Minutes later flames shot out of a side window and through the front of the The Susan said luckily no one was home at the but her cat was believed to be stranded She was at work and was called to the scene shortly after the blaze Firefighters said the blaze start ed in the basement in the floor joist where electrical wires had been spliced The splice was not in a junction The flames burned through the floor into the living room and According to Battalion Chief Alejandro the woman and her son lived there and their Christmas tree and presents were destroyed in the The structure was still but the bedroom and living room were The rest of the house sustained heavy smoke and water Gonzalez Hewitt and her son will stay with he Cost of the dam age has not yet been Marr wins in recount Margin widens to 22 votes By STEVE JACKSON Tribune staff writer A 20hour marathon counting session ended early this morning with Democrat Jerry Marr being declared the win ner of the 1994 Howard County sheriff race by 22 After counting only 12 precincts a m threemember recount commission worked until 4 this morning to complete the new tally of the countys 64 With Christmas and the end of the year coming we all wanted to get this said Howard County Democ ratic chairman and one of Marrs attorneys during the The new ballot tabulation result ed in both Marr and his Republi can Kokomo police chief Lynn picking up more votes than they were credit ed with election Marr picked up more new votes than giving him his 22vote Election night totals showed him winning by Neither Marr nor Rudolph could be reached for comment this Despite Marrs nowlarger vic tory final determination of who wiflbe next sheriff might not come until next Attorneys for both candidates contested about SO balk counted by the recoim Either candidate un request a judge to condiu a hearing to determine th validity of the That means there an potentially enough to swing the election th other Bolinger vvd confident that will JK If this requires a i means were going to pick up least maybe more Bolinger So were pret confident Jerry Marr is our nr Attorney John who rep resented Rudolph in the reaum was unavailable for comment Bolinger haid it was difficult determine where the nine ok which gave Marr a bigger of victory came Its almost impossible to he One Marr would pick up a and the next Kudolp t went back and forth lil that all the Marr becomes he only County Democrat in a conUu race to win election to slate or federal office Local Democrats onlv v came in township seats and or county council seat in which partys candidate ran unoppoi Koreans return officers remains Korea AP North Korea returned the body of an American pilot and a congressman said the com munist nation will shortly free his detained Bill who helped negotiate the repatriation of Chief Warrant Officer David Hilemons predicted that Chief Warrant Officer Bobby Hall soon will be back on South Korean Bobby Hall will return Richardson said today after leaving North He did not Richardson accompanied the rough reddishbrown casket car rying Hilemons body as the North Koreans handed it over at the border crossing in the truce village of The two men were aboard an unarmed Army OH58C heli copter that strayed across the Demilitarized Zone and into North Korean territory last Satur day while on a routine training North Korea has said its troops shot down the There was no way for officials to con firm without talk Police have subway firebombing suspect Hes charged with attempted assault NEW YORK AP A man crit ically injured by a firebomb that shot flames through a crowded subway car was arrested in his hospital bed today and charged with attempted murder and Edward a 49yearold unemployed computer operator from Scotch was charged with 45 The bomb went off in his Police Com missioner William Bratton Leary was under police guard at Cornell Medical where he was in critical condition with burns to his knuckles and Leary became a suspect when he left the scene of the blast Wednes day in lower He was found about two miles away in the borough of in pain and with his pants scorched and in He was one of four passengers critically Detectives ques tioned him and state and federal investigators along with New York City officers searched Learys home in New Jersey and planned to return later today to search K i were not talking about A residence in also was Hratton Leary owns propeiU Police said they ueiv nuelir ing whether there any I between the explosion and er blast tiiat injmed o u c agers 1ridav on a The most ue right now is that both were homemade conu Transit Police Chiet OConnor said late A Command honor guard carries coffin containing David Hilemon into South Korea earlier today AP photo ing with Richardson told reporters he was unable to see but was able to convey a message of love from Halls The North Kore ans have said Hall is in good con dition but wont be released until they complete their investigation into the The meetings we held with North Korea were were Richardson The arrangement we had was the best we could Inside todays Kokomo Tribune Local Area Pages Cl and Also Inside Holi B68 D36 Comics D7 Entertainment C6r8 110 Feel like Scrooge Give until it feels good Goodfellows is a charity sponsored by the Kokomo Tribune to Help needy chil dren at Youngsters age infant through age 13 receive new clothing at Christmas provided through corporate sponsor Donations to die charity are used to fund vouchers which are distributed to eligible Howard County Dona tions to the charity may be mailed to the Kokomo Post Office Box 300 Union Koko Donations may also be brought to the Kokomo Tribune and dropped off at the accounting The Tribune encourages donations in memory of loved Memorials and donation listings will appear on Page 1 throughout the holiday In memory of Greg Chapin and John Causey Howard County Public Health Nurses and in lieu of gifts Fairfield Christian Church Willing Workers In memory of Roscoe and Ethel Tucker In memory of Arline and Howard Etherington In memory of Raymond my brother In loving memory of Jim and Joyce Whisman Elsa In loving memory of Clayton Dotterer and Gladys Goodman In memory of Anna John and parents Lewis and Lida Harry Jim Chorrushi In memory of Rut and June In loving memory of our Eva and Jesse Graham and Gertrude and Wayne Shertzer Charles and Ruth Gra ham and Cathy In loving memory of Frosty Zehring In loving memory of Donna Jane Worl From 1C Delco Operations Staff In loving memory of our Bill Pat and Bill Beeler Kokomo Duplicate Bridge Club From Craig and Evan Blake and Christie Prather In loving memory of Doris Wallpe her kids In memory of Ted and Mildred Miller In memory ot my loving husband Chet Gabriel Anonymous In loving memory of my John Caylorand John Helen Caylor In loving memory of tai I Kecoi J Anonymous Fond memories of our and Thelma Janett I and Jonell In memory of Shelley Ann In memory ot Brett Adams n the Adams family and Michelle Adams In loving memory of Mel Linda Travis Watrous Total ;