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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - June 8, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana Vol 143 No 275 KOKOMO Kokomo Ind Wednesday June 50 cents State settles over death 2nd family charges discrimination INDIANAPOLIS AP The state has paid to settle a lawsuit over the death of a patient at Central State Hospital but the family of another patient who died suggested racism may be holding up its settlement The last patients were due to leave the Indianapolis mental health center today the result of a closing ordered two years ago by Gov Evan Bayh following the unusual deaths of four patients including Linda Heine and Lydia Shelby The hospital is due to completely close by June 30 Heine 56 was drowned in March 1992 in a hospital bathtub while attendants played cards or napped authorities have said Heine was severely mentally ill and was supposed to be moni tored constantly The state paid a lump sum of to Heines husband Richard and grown daughter Rhonda and purchased an annuity that sends month ly payments to the Indianapolis family The Indianapolis Star reported today The civil lawsuit was settled in February Deputy Attorney eral Jon Laramore told the news paper We didnt end up with very Richard Heine said Her paid about in attorneys fees he said It was not a lot of he said I lost my wife We had been married for 23 years I miss her very much And Rhonda lost her Upon hearing of the Heine set tlement relatives of Shelby won dered why their lawsuit hadnt been settled as quickly the Star said Shelbys sister Norma Shane said she feared the state was dis criminating against her family because they are black Heine was white Shane said the state has made three insulting offers to her family During one settlement hearing Shane said she heard a partici pant say that her sister was not an asset to the state because she never held a job or raised a child Because of that we feel discrimi nation and St Joan of Arc School pupils Kevin Kuhlman left and Andrea Tan right join other pupils in bidding farewell to the Palmer building Tuesday Tribune photo by Tim Bath Fond memories remain Pupils from the oldest school building in Koko mo bid it farewell for the last time Tuesday preparing for what one teacher called new begin First secondand thirdgrade pupils attending St Joan of Arc School walked away from the build ing in which they are housed Palmer School on their way to a picnic at Highland Park Tuesday morning Before leaving they said their goodbyes and blessed each classroom with holy water I think the kids left with a positive said firstgrade teacher Karen DeMoss They have memories very special to them but are excited about going forward to new St Joan of Arc and St Patrick schools will consol idate in the fall and Palmer School will no longer be used The Rev David Hellmann of St Joan of Arc Church said Palmer which the church pur chased from KokomoCenter Schools a decade ago will likely be sold in the summer Palmer was built in 1892 said Cecelia Smith St Joan of Arc School principal She will be the princi pal of the consolidated Catholic schools next year Those grades which had been housed at Palmer will be at St Patrick School in the fall Today marked St Joan of Arc Schools last day but it was to be spent in prayer and awards ser vices at the schools other building No longer just a club of the rich PARIS AP Secretary of State Warren Christopher welcomed Russias new role in a onetime richmans club of economic giants of the world today and urged its 25 members to reach out to emerging freemarket nations everywhere Christopher speaking to the Organization for Economic Coop eration and Development which began as a catalyst for Europes recovery after World War II said the time has come to evolve into a global organization Mexico joined today following in the footsteps of Japan Australia and New Zealand while Russia signed a cooperation agreement clearing the way for technical advice and analysis of its fledging faltering freemarket economy Russian Foreign Minister Andrei Kozyrev described the accord as a real step forward in the future integration of our coun try into the world Only last week Western credi Brosnan LONDON AP Pierce Bros nan will be the new James Bond producers forthe Bond films said today Brosnan an Irish actor is best known as the suave star of TVs Remington In movies Brosnan 43 appeared recently in the hit movie Mrs In 1986 Brosnan was promi nently mentioned as the next Agent 007 but missed out when NBC revived the previously can celed Remington In a 1987 interview with The Associated Press producer Albert R Cubby Broccoli said Brosnan had been his choice to be the fourth James Bond but wasnt available because of the shenani gans of a certain network which tor nations agreed to reschedule some of Russias foreign debt for 1994 The OECDs agreement with Russia is designed to spur liberal ized investment opportunities for the richer nations and expand access to the think tanks research and analysis resources At the same time negotiations to lead to membership are being initiated with Poland Hungary the Czech republic and Slovakia In fact a senior official told reporters traveling with Christo pher the OECD is exploring the possibility of Chinas eventual membership And yet Sir Leon Brittan the trade chief of the 12nation Euro pean Union cautioned We must not so widen our membership that our work becomes Mexicos admission drew grum bles from Britain and Switzerland who were concerned that its industries were not so advanced as OECD members Pierce is new 007 wanted to hold onto At that time Timothy Dai ton got the Bond role fol lowing in the footsteps of Sean Connery George Lazen ft and Moore Dalton who played Bond in two films gave up the job this spring Brosnans wife Cassandra ris who died of ovarian cancer iiv 1991 played opposite Moore irw the Bond film For Your Eyeij Brosnan Inside todays Tribune Classified Dear Dr Local News of 1902 Haynes ready to head down Pike Antiques lined up for test reenactment Superior Avenue By CATHARINE FERNANDO Tribune staff writer The reenactment of Elwood Haynes test drive down Pump kinvine Pike will begin at 10 July 4 at the Haynes Museum in Highland Park It marks the cen tennial of the automobile in Amer ica and is also part of the grand celebrations of the city and county sesquicentennials About 50 antique cars are expected to participate in the event to which the public is invit ed We have a 1902 Haynes which will be driven in the reenactment by its owner Glen Rohde of Echo said Don Wooldridge president of the Pioneer Auto Club The other antiques in the parade include Haynes Apperson Jack Rabbits Aubums and Packards But the Haynes Pioneer which the Smithsonian Institution has loaned to the city of Kokomo for the occasion will not be allowed out of the Carriage House adjoin ing the Seiberling Mansion 1200 W Sycamore St It is expected to arrive June 28 The Carriage House was spe cially renovated to meet the cli mate control and security regula tions of the Smithsonian It required a joint effort by the Howard County Historical Soci ety funded by Kokomo Automo bile Heritage Inc which also organizes the HaynesApperson Festival as well as a letter from Kep Steve Buyer office to bring the Pioneer home The Pioneer two early Haynes an 1897 and a 1903 Haynes on loan from the Imperial Palace Car Museum in Las Vegas and the 1902 Haynes owned by the people of Kokomo who donated funds to acquire it will be on display at the Carriage House for three weeks There will be no charge to view the automobiles For car enthusiasts at least 30 of whom will be from out of town on July 2 there will be a car show and auction at the downtown parking lot across from the Main Fire Station The next day they will partici pate in the annual HaynesApper son Parade and will congregate at a dinner that night at the Ramada Inn The public is invited to partic ipate Oh July 4 the group will gather at the Haynes Museum It is hoped that more than the crowd of who witnessed the ceremonies for the Elwood Haynes Memorial in 1922 will attend this years event Wooldridge urged the local community to come out that day to commemorate their citys her itage After speeches by various celebrities including former Con gressman Bud Hilhs who is the grandson of Elwood Haynes the fivemile drive will end at High land Park where Flowers Barbe cue will be selling food and drinks According to Wooldridge the route of the testdrive actually retraces the history of the early The Elwood Haynes reenactment drive The fivemile test dri Elwood Haynes took place on The same path from the Bolevard up tp hourlong ceremony at parade will urn aj to Union Superior Sjreej sogjh at Main MM HM reenactment route automobile era past the original Machine Shop of the Apperson building which WfJ Haynes Building the Riverside Brothers and the Continental Steel headquarters for Haynes ;