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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - May 16, 1990, Kokomo, Indiana Attorney quits Case Page 3 having a Ball Page 7 vol 139 no 250 Kokomo Kokomo ind its been a High five kind of year for reds 17 wednesday May 16 1990 30 cents bulletin Sammy Davis or dead los Angeles Sammy Davis the wiry tongan dance Man whose Carefree Charm and bejewelled style helped make him an entertainment institution died today he was 64 Jim Henson dead new York a Jim Hen son the creator of Kermit the Frog miss Piggy and the other muppet characters who entertained youngsters and adults alike through television and movies died today at a Hospital he was 53 Henson died at from a massive bacterial infection Kathleen Robinson a spokeswoman at new York Hospi Tal said Henson was admitted to the Hospital a Day earlier she said inflation rate Washington a falling costs for vegetables fuel Oil and women clothing helped hold consumer Price inflation to percent in april the government said today it was the first moderate report after a severe cold snap sent prices spiralling percent in january the labor departments consumer Price Index had risen percent in both february and March Monument reopens Indianapolis a the state needs just under to pay off the million Cost of restoring the Indiana soldiers and sailors Monument on the Circle the 88yearold Monument reopened tuesday after being close four years for the project officials Hope to raise the final by Selling sponsorships for 277 remaining Steps inside the Monument the Steps have been Selling for a donation Art record new York a Vincent Van Gogh melancholy portrait of the doctor who treated him in the weeks before his suicide sold at auction for million making it by far the most expensive painting in the world the Oil was Worth per Square Inch to Kobayashi gallery of Tokyo which has emerged in recent years As a major buyer of impressionist Art the total surpass Edthe million paid for Van Gogh irises in 1967 insurance fraud Washington a a com plex Maze of Federal and state Laws governing employer health insurance plans practically invites con artists to prey on Consumers say state regulators who want Congress to change the system at a hearing tuesday by the Senate governmental affairs investigations subcommittee the officials said con artists Are using a regulatory Black Hole to set up fraudulent plans and leave thousands of americans with unpaid medical Bills Index classified local news of 11 the the the Chrysler upgrading expanding plants by Dave Phillips Tribune staff writer Charles Strawback 2683 e Road 300 South removes grass from flooded Fence Row along 300south Tribune photo by Tim Bath heavy Rains drench area by Maureen Groppe Tribune staff writer tuesday nights heavy Rains dumped inches of water on Howard county causing scattered Power outages and the closing of at least one Road county Road 950 East Between ind 22 and county Road 100 South was closed Early today because of the water flooding was also a problem on ind 26 West and on county Road 300 South where water reached As far As some residents doors according to the sheriff department three accidents had been reported in Howard county As of this morning but a sheriff department employee didst know if the accidents were weather related none of the accidents was serious no weather related Acci dents had been reported to the Kokomo police department As of Kokomo Tribune deadline the 2800 Block of North Delphos Street was the Only City Street where heavy water had been reported while an entire town in Public service Indiana Energy territory lost Power Only scattered Power outages were reported in Howard county Sullivan was the town without Power the outages caused by wind and lightning damage were reported primarily Between according to Pam Chapman director of Public in formation for Psi Energy inc Power was being restored at to the remaining 50 Homes along ind 26 Between Kokomo and Lafayette the Northern portion of psis territory which includes Kokomo was the lightest hit by the storm Chapman said Kokomo residents were More affected by a car Acci Dent tuesday afternoon that knocked out a Utility pole at the 2500 Block of Webster Street Power was restored to the customers by tuesday evening in Tipton most of a tree was Down on the East Side of the City Park and the Street department had been working since 7 to Clear debris from fallen limbs throughout town Street commissioner Bob Sullivan said he assumed wind had blown the tree Down the Tipton county sheriffs department received reports of limbs on ind 28 near county Road 900 West fewer than 10 Homes were without Power just East of Tipton Tipton police estimated no flooding was reported in Tipton county in Greentown City employees were working to control flooding in three spots on main Street cars lined up to pick their Way through the spots and at one place West bound traffic waited to drive through the water in the East bound Lane where it was shallower Don Norris Van stalled after going through High water on 300 South East of 31 Tribune photo by Brian Reynolds Chrysler motors corp will spend million to upgrade and expand its transmission and casting plants Here under a major plan unveiled today to introduce a new generation transaxle at a Cost of million the million Square foot transmission Plant will be expanded by Square feet to accommodate new equipment and machinery needed to produce the company new electronically controlled front wheel drive a606 automatic transaxle the car maker will spend an additional million at the casting Plant for new die cast tooling construction is scheduled to begin this month and be completed in february of next year according to Chrysler officials production of the new transmission i scheduled to begin in May 1992 Alan Miller a Chrysler spokesman said volume projections have not been established the transmission Plant has the capacity to produce million automatic transmissions Ramsax Les annually the Square foot transmission Plant was built in 1956 and has undergone six please see Chrysler p6 state looks at crowding solution by the associated press and Maureen Groppe Tribune staff writer Indianapolis a the state is looking at expanding county jails As a partial solution to its own problem of crowded prisons the department of correction would share in the Cost of expanding jails in Marion Allen Lake and Vanderburgh counties and would use some of the new Beds under a proposal by Marion county sheriff Joseph g Mcatee correction commissioner James e Aiken said tuesday his Agency is evaluating the arrangement its a Good Short term solution for them and for Mcatee said when contacted tuesday after noon Howard county sheriff John d Beatty said he want familiar with the proposal being reviewed please see state p6 venture will create unique new package by Scripps Howard news service Washington Scripps Howard news service and congressional quarterly have announced a joint venture that will provide the services clients which includes the Kokomo Tribune with a unique new package of features columns and digests from cd publications and the St Petersburg times through this arrangement Scripps Howard news service will greatly strengthen its coverage of Congress National politics and the people who determine Public policy Scripps Howard news service has grown from 21 clients five years ago to More than 360 worldwide clients today the service moves 60 to 70 stories each Day from Scripps howards 24 newspapers and news bureaus As Well As contributions from seven other regional newspapers congressional quarterly is a Washington based Media company specializing in congressional political and Public policy information its flagship publication is the weekly report a news Magazine and research service that monitors congressional activity and National politics for journalists lobbyists pol icy makers academics and libraries it also publishes other reports and books on con Gress and politics the 45yearold congressional quarterly company is owned by times publishing co of St Petersburg publisher of the St Petersburg times and governing a monthly Magazine that explores the growing significance of state and local government the St Petersburg times has been identified by time Magazine As one of the coun try 10 Best newspapers it will provide sons with 25 to 30 stories a week from its outstanding foreign and Domestic coverage the times will also contribute commen tary news analysis Light features and sports coverage cos selected weekly report material which will be edited specifically for a newspaper audience will be extracted from the magazines complement of news and research information which generally fills from 60 to 84 pages weekly on the Light Side Wheeling a the mayor of Bridgeport and his counterpart in Bridgeport Ohio both like fishing watching West Virginia University football and drinking Bourbon they also have the same last name Charles Furbee has been mayor of Bridgeport an Ohio town just West of the Ohio River from Wheeling for 11 years Carl Furbee has been mayor of Bridgeport about 60 Miles Southeast of Wheeling for the past year he also served As mayor in 197377 the two have never met dont know it there related and had never heard of each other until a Friend sent the Ohio mayor a newspaper Arti Cle about the West Virginia mayor a pharmacist who in turn Learned of his counterpart from a pharmaceutical Salesman i believe Charles Furbee said the two mayors share another similarity both served in the Pacific in wartime Charles during the korean War Carl during world War ii id really like to meet this Guy Well have to get together Carl Furbee said tip for the Day a year ago Host Kokomo made shambles of the Ihsaan boys sectional track meet coach Larry Ruchs Kats won 9 of 15 events set two meet records beat second place Marion by 110 Points and achieved 15 personal bests it would have in fact taken the Point totals of the next five finishers to top Kokomos 163 Point total that kind of domination int expected thursday night at Walter Cross Field when 19 area teams gather for the meet which sends the top four Fin information Fishers in each event to the May 24regionals yet it still looks to be a 10th straight sectional Champion ship for the wildcats joining Kokomo in the Field will be Eastern Western Northwestern Taylor Tri Central Tipton Cass Maco Aquah Marion Oak Hill Frankfort East Brook Clinton Central Rossville missis sinew Peru Clinton Prairie and Peru it gets a 5 Oclock Start when the Field events commence running trials Are at and the finals an hour later admission is markets for updated information on selected local stocks Gold and Silver prices investments and current business news Call the first affiliate Kokomo Tribune connection at 4570505 to subscribers if you dont receive your Tribune first Call your Carrier if further assistance is needed Call the circulation office at 4563821 Tipton subscribers Call 800 3820695 before 6 monday through 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