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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - July 22, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana MO 312 July 50 cents By CATHARINE FERNANDO Tribune staff The Haynes Pioneer is at the crowds that it attracted have and the organizers of the cityand coun tys biggest birthday bash ever are elated with its Not only did it achieve the objectives of getting the commu nity to appreciate its history and instilled pride in its it even earned a profitof about to And not one cent ofthe grand celebrations utilized said Kelly cochair of the County Publicity Peggy Hobson proud about that aspect of their Every bit of came from donated funds from the commu Hobson Although the final figures have not been tallied and the bills are still coming the organizers are thrilled that they have a legacy for the The money will go to the Howard County Historical Soci etys Community Foundation Endowment Fund and will con tinue to help work of the historical societyfor years to Thompson By investing the money in the for every the Community foundation of Countymatcheswith a contribution to its nondfesig1 nated general This brings the total to approxi mately the income from which will be used for upkeep of the Seiberling House and the Elwood Hdynes From July 1 through Thompson estimated that about visitors came to the Car riage House to see the Elwood Haynes Pioneer as well as the other Haynes and Apperson models Usually about visitors a year visit the Seiberling A party has been scheduled for from 5 to 7 at the Howard County Historical Muse um for all the volunteers and any body who contributed in any way to the We just want to thank every I body who helped arid explain just how much money there over after all the bills have been paid off and the money came Thompson r She added that the organizing committee had been criticized for hiring the John Rogers to help with the of the But as Hobson considering that it was over such a long period of we needed that plan to help us keep up the plan by the Rogers Com pany outlined procedure allowed us stay oh Thompson It was a more mean ingful celebration than a twoday weekend thing would have We got the whole community involved in some way or Hobson A Kokomo firefighter moves to a ladder after fire broke through the roof at 601 Crystal St Thursday night Tribune photo by Tim Bath Family of 6 escapes house fire Clothes near a water heater were the culnrit Accordins to Chief Tosenh Pel the water heater Flames also soread into t near a water heater were the culprit that estimated damage to a southside twostory When Kokomo firefighters arrived at the burning located at 601 Crystal at they found the owners William and Teresa Peltree and their four ages 11and had all exited the home The names of the children were not released and no injuries were According to Chief Joseph trees 11yearold son alerted after he heard a smoke Teresa Pet tree went to a neighbors home and called IJ Before entering the structure firemen saw smoke coming from the eaves of the they went into the they discov ered the utility room was fully engulfed in the report Firefighters found the source of heat to be the water also intpthe attic abpVe ffie utility After the fire was firefighters found of clothes sitting almost against the water which they believe caught fire from the heat of the water Firemen were on the scene until this Zuppardo said fire damage was mainly contained to the utility but the rest of the home sustained heavy smoke Andrews explains procedures dealing with evidence from trials By MIKE PALUCK Tribune staff writer Evidence that is to be used dur ing a trial or the appeal of a case is only removed from safekeeping under Howard County Prosecutor Andrews said Circuit Judge Alan faces five charges in Boone Supe Court Three of the charges allege removed cocaine and videotapes from the Circuit Court property room and trans ported them to Boone County July Andrews said Superior Court 1 has a Circuit safeand a locked property rporri which hold items that are to be used as evidence in court or in the event pf property room holds items that are too large to go into the V If a motion to suppress is filed in a cocaine for Andrews that would be introduced at a and if the evidence is it becomesthe property of the to be destroyed at a later If evidence is introduced at it is held pending appeal of the and when appeal rights are it may be There is a periodic of destruc tion of or perhaps a weapon held as evidence in a murder Andrews The prosecutor said there may be an occasion when attorneys may wish to view the evidence in a case that is under appeal and set for The prosecution and defense can request to view the evidence under the supervision of the said the chain of cus tody for evidence begins with an investigation conducted by In Howard Kokpmo police and the county jail have property rooms where evidence is Only or perhaps two peo have access to the property to preserve chain of the prosecutor Once it is introduced into evi and any objections that are made on chain of are itgoes into then the court the custo dian of the property the integri ty of the evidence has to be main tained for purposes of or purposes or or purposes of retrial as Ive Addressing the security of the Circuit Court property room and Andrews There was never a suspicion in my on the part of any of my my until information was brought to us about three months Andrews The prosecutor would not discuss how the information Was brought to his Andrews has said a local tigation of Brubaker is As far as allegations raised in the community that Brubaker may have had sexual contact with younger males who went through the juvenile justice Andrews I will not specu Its too important for the its too important for my its too important to jus and its too important to Judge Brubaker and his family to when an investigation has not reached a point that any decisions be Andrews said he could not say when his investigation might be Brubaker is free on pend ing a 23 jury trial in Boone Superior Court The Indiana Supreme Court suspended Brubaker with pay A temporary replacement has not yet been Bruce state court said Kokomo housing still a bargain By DAVE PHILLIPS Tribune staff writer Are you looking for an afford able home in the Midwest Look no The National Associa tion of Home Builders has some with Kokomo tops among the Midwests mosti affordable housing Are you considering other regions Then try the Vineland1 area in the the home group in the Or Denver in the Those markets topped the associations Housing Opportuni ty Index by region during the first But avoid San the least affordable market in the And New York in the Chicago in the Mid west and El in the Those areas were at the bottom of the The Vineland area of southern New Jersey was found to be the most affordable market in the according tp the index released The index was based on a 174market survey covering sales of new aijd previously owned The Housing Opportunity Index measures the ability of a typical family to purchase a home in its own market by comparing median family income with niedi earned more laijld half earjied or that half of the homes cost more and half cost The median income nationally was in the first quarter and the median home price was the survey found affordability good in most areas of the nation because of rel atively low mortgage which finished third in the latest survey with an index of has consistently ranked among the most affordable hous ing markets in recent surveys taken by the In Kokomo was followed by Elkhart Wayne South Bend Lafayette and Indianapolis Although there are places where affording a out of reach for many fi the low mortgage that we have been enjoying for nearly a year make housingjnrvorS affordable Tommy president of the home builders While mort gages rose to an average per cent in the first from percent in the previous Ithree they remained well below the doubledigit figures experienced during most of the Regional trends remained with the most affordable markets found primarily in the Midwest and in the and the least affordable ones mostly in the particularly The Midwest had 15 areas among the 25 most Four more were in the South and including two that were tied for 25th were in the any ieis It takes a thief He tie he screamed LONDON AP got more than he bargained for wheri he snatched an unattended bag a railroad Police satchel contained explosives arid other bombmaking The thief didnt open the bag filled with batteries and wiring until he home in 30 miles west of Neighbors said the terrified man then ran down the road yelling Ive picked up a dumping the bag on the The area sealed pff and some 200 hpmes Army bpiril disposal experts were called in and have dealt with Police Superintendent Peter HaiVks ISlpgrpup claimed ownership of the Police arrested the thief but did hpt immediately identify his sister told the British Broadcasting in an interview He did not know what was in bag in the first He did not lopk in it until he got outside the front The BBC said the bag was thought to have been left on a platform at Reading station by a passenger traveling from Man chester in northern England to Bournemouth on spufh Inside Style Infertility concern of many Page Also Inside Classified Bii PearAbby B7 Entertainment Local news A23 Nation 04 News of record Opinjpn A59 State B4 le hot line sizzles LOS ANGELES AP Simpson set up a hot line and Teri Thomas got Thomas received about 450 calls by mistake Thursday because her phone number in El Segundo is the same as the tollfree hot line number minus the Most of them hang she Some of them say hes Some of them I wish you had committed A lot of them say Youre wasting taxpayers Some of them say they know who did it and to call them The real hot line 1800322 3632 got up to 100 calls a minute in its first day of according to Simpsons Robert Simpson arraigned today LQS ANGELES AP Simpson was headed back to coyrt take a step closer to He has pleaded innocent to murdering his Nicole Brown and her friend Rpnald Thejr bodies were fpund put side Simpsons cpndpmini um Jime Todays which is required when a defendant is prdered tp stand desig nates a judge for the trial and sets a date for the first pretrial an arraignment is the reading of charges against a But Simpson will likely waive the reading and shpuld be Simpson established the toll free number and offered a reward to obtain infor mation on the real killer or according to his business LeRoy ;