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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - May 24, 1986, Kokomo, Indiana Western pioneers page2 Eastern wins 84 Page 9 Kokomo vol 136 no 261 2 sections Kokomo ind Tribune saturday May 24 1986 1986 local area state sen Jim Jontz democratic candidate for the 5th District congressional seat told a round table of three veterans and sever Al local politicians and officials Friday that he would represent veterans concerns in Congress Story on Page 3 religion a Campus ministry at Indiana University Kokomo is still in the experimental according to Jack Tharp director of student services Story on Page 4 world a soviet paper said Friday that parts of the chernobyl nuclear Plant Are so radioactive that cleanup Crews can work Only minutes at a time and indicated some of the evacuees from the area May never return Story on Page 7 private researchers say 38 companies left South Africa in 1985 reflecting a Sharp increase in corporate withdrawals spurred by mounting economic losses and political pressure from anti Apar their activists Story on Page 7 nation the first person ordered to pay child support under a state Law holding grandparents liable for their teenage childrens offspring says its difficult these Days to teach children right from wrong Story on Page 14 complaints by Consumers and politicians Over credit card inter est rates that Are far above the rates on mortgages and other Loans seem to have borne fruit with spreading offers of citrate cards Story on Page 14 state Brothers Jack and Bob Mertz have a landmark Christmas tree in Lafayette that keeps a bit of the yuletide spirit Auve nearly All year round Story on Page 15 to subscribers in Case of nondelivery of your Tribune first Call your earner if further assistance is needed Call the circulation office at 4563821 Tipton subscribers Call 1800 3820695 before 6 monday through Friday and before 10 saturday and sunday Kokomo Tribune sell items priced under with a classified and 3 lines 3 Days Only no commercial ids plea eur Camino 307 Power Tywrine track my students holc Black balloons symbolizing Indiana soldiers missing inaction festival performed songs commemorating Vietnam War veterans Tribune photos by de Hubbard students remember United states and Indiana dead or missing inaction were recognized Friday afternoon in a memorial service at Kokomo High schools Kautz Field students residents and City officials attended the service left students stood behind a line of 70 empty chairs reserved in memory of soldiers and space shuttle challenger victims chairs were decorated with flags ribbons and Black and White missing inaction stickers one chair was placed in remembrance of Michael Cowan the 16yearold Kokomo High school student died last month from leukaemia students release balloons into the air As names of War dead soldiers missing in action and shuttle victims were read for More on the service see Page 3 Continental auction plans to proceed by Kelly Lasecki Tribune staff writer Indianapolis preparations to auction Continental steel corp can proceed under certain conditions according to a ruling made Friday by judge Richard Vandivier in bankruptcy court one condition is that the auctioneer Norman Levy will not be allowed to enter the Kokomo Continental Plant until july 1 Public service Indiana Kokomo Gas and fuel co and the United steelworkers withdrew their objections to the auction motion once this condition was included Continental interim trustee Wayne Etter reached a com Promise agreement with these groups prior to the Friday hear ing the agreement approved by Vandivier also states the auctioneer will not be Able to Start auctioning equipment until after july 28 Larry Murrell attorney for Kokomo Gas and Paul Deignan attorney for the steelworkers said the agreement gives the trustee almost two More months to at tempt to sell the Plant in bulk Ken ferries attorney for the City of Kokomo continued to object to the motion saying an auction would set an ending Date for a Sale of the Plant he said closing the Continental Plant permanently would have enormous Impact on not Only the Continental employees but the Community Ana businesses in Kokomo he said the auction plans were premature Vandivier said he understood ferries objection but overruled it he said he must be realistic and look at the Impact of Continentals situation from All economic inter ests Stephen Freedburg general counsel of Fidel or business credit said the Cost to maintain the Continental Plant through september will be million Morton Gitter of Otten Bourg Steindle Houston and Rosen of new York also representing Fidel or said Fidel or would not continue to fund maintenance of the Continental Plant if the trustees motion for auction was not approved the auction Sale will not include the Continental real estate said Steven Ancel Etters attorney however the auctioneer will be allowed to advertise the real estate when the auction begins if the auctioneer arranges a Sale of the land he will receive a 2 per cent commission plans for an auction will be halted even after july 28 if the trustee makes an agreement with a purchaser and receives a five percent Advance on the Purchase Price Ancel said the auctioneer will receive and reimbursement of expenses if a bulk Sale is made ofter july 1 if a bulk Sale is made after july 28 the auctioneer will receive full commission payment Ancel said he did not believe the approval to go ahead with auction plans will harm the possibility of a Sale of the Kokomo Continental Plant he said he believes the motion May even flush out buyers who Are holding Back also during the Friday hearing Ancel and James for co steel which has made an offer for the Kokomo and Joliet Continental plants asked for a continuance of an adversarial motion Between continuous Caster corp which formed co steel and owns the Continental Billet Caster and the trustee the trustee filed the motion to abandon the Billet Caster to acc or have acc pay for the Caster maintenance costs in the Plant Ancel said he and Carr asked for the continuance until july 1 with a pretrial june 25 in Case the Kokomo Plant is sold before then Carr also announced a first meeting of creditors in the chapter 7 liquidation filing will be junes weather partly sunny and mild today with highs in the Low 70s a 20 percent Chance of showers tonight weather on Page 8 touch of wit typewriters that beep when a word is misspelled wont become popular around Here unless they throw in a free set of earplugs expels african Diplomat Washington a the United states on Friday expelled the senior defense at tache from South Africa embassy in Washington to protest his governments raids against three neighbouring countries earlier this week South Africa will not be allowed to Send a replacement and the defense attache in Pretoria was recalled for consultations we Trust that this action will make Clear to the South african government that the United states cannot tolerate disregard of the sovereignty of South Africa the state department said in its announcement of the expulsion order when the United states condemned the raids into Botswana Zambia and Zimbabwe on monday it said it was reviewing further actions to show its displeasure the expulsion order was the first such action the statement identified the expelled South african As brigadier Alexander Potgieter he will have 10 Days to leave the country the recalled official was col Robert Hastie the state department apparently chose a military at tache for expulsion because the raids were carried out by South Africa armed forces the expulsion order was issued several hours after the foreign minister of Botswana urged the Reagan administration to follow up its statements of condemnation with further action he wants piano visitation rights to get your and started Call classified 4j4w11 Ventura Calif a a cardiologist who has been locked out of the House in a divorce Battle is seeking visitation rights to his two pianos divorce lawyer mar Vin Mitchelson said Friday it would break his heart not to be Able to Mitchelson said of his client or Newton j Friedman the lawyer said he filed the re quest in the divorce proceedings of Friedman and his wife Carol in Ventura county Superior court a hearing on the request is set for thursday Mitchelson said Friedman is a serious musician and a concert pianist who has played with the Salt Lake City symphony or Chestra he has two pianos a Steinway and a Busendorfer and is seeking custody of both because he uses them to play duets with another pianist he said mrs Friedman also plays the piano Mitcheson said that because Community property such As the pianos is usually not divided until the end of a divorce he is seeking visitation rights for his client for four hours twice a week among the cases Ive handled this is one of the most unusual Ive Ever said Mit Chelson who is noted for representing no married partners in celebrated Alimony cases often times when Ive gone in theres been fights Over dogs and he said tand theres a Case i can recall where there was a fight Over a Snake a Python my client was in the zoo keeping r Rem hearing reset a hearing on a Case involving a proposed Home for mentally retarded and disabled people was continued Friday in Howard circuit court after the plaintiffs attorney filed a petition attacking the constitutionality of state statutes both sides will be Back in court at 10 june 25 to argue the Case William Beck attorney for plaintiffs Jacob h and Mary b Powell 2714 Bagley drive filed the petition to have the Laws declared unconstitutional just before the hearing was to begin the powells had requested temporary and permanent injunctions against Rem Indiana the company which wants to Purchase a House at 2715 Rockford Lane for use As a group Home for eight mentally retarded developmentally disabled residents and their supervisors Becks petition challenges two 1983 state Laws one says zoning ordinances May not exclude a residential facility for disabled from a residential area solely because the resident Al facility is a business or because the persons residing in the residential facility Are not related the other voids restrictions and covenants which would prohibit the residential property As a residential facility for Beck told 35 people the hearing had Ean Brubaker said both sides agreed to take up the injunction and constitutionality issues at the same time he said Beck would have to notify the Indiana attorney general because of the petition challenging the constitutionality of state Laws the attorney general has the right to file briefs and be represented in court the judge stated the powells asked for temporary and permanent injunctions against Rem and the owners of the proposed group Home 2715 Rockford Lane they want to prohibit the owners Argonaut realty a division of general motors and Richard j and Joyce l Devito from Selling on property that adjoins the Back of the proposed group Home in their suit the powells say Rem Indiana intends to use me property for business purposes which they say is inconsistent with the zoning classification of the real estate the property is zoned re the plaintiffs also claim the intended use of the lot is inconsistent with covenants plotted for the Westbrook subdivision

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