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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - November 4, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana 62 KOKOMO N Trim Festival We Care trees ready By JULIE McCLURE Tribune local area editor WWKIs We Care is inviting the community to Markland Mall Sunday afternoon to bid on 30 spectacular Christmas trees decorated by area busi nesses and The second annual We Care TrimaTree Festival gets under way at 4 Sunday along the line of decorated trees in the center of the BronsonBai ley Auctioneers of Kokomo will conduct the We Care organizers are expecting a large as ear lier in toe the We Care afghans will go on sale at the At noon We Care volunteers and We Care coor dinator Jan Buechler will set up shop in the mall near the Target entrance to sell We Care Christmas Memories Following the afghan at 4 the trees will be Made in the United States by Hudson Valley the to 10foot trees are valued at between and a without The deco rations on some of the trees are valued at more than Many businesses and orga nizations put a lot of thought into their decorations and Buechler And these are topoftheline Buechler also said she appre ciated the assistance of Mark land Mall with the tree festival as well as Society Bank and Kokomo which donated the standards which support the lines around the All proceeds from the afghan sales and the TrimaTree Festi go to We The organi this year celebrating its 22nd raised a record in 1993 help the needy at Christmas We Care divides its proceeds among the Salvation the Kokomo Rescue Mission and the Kokomo Tribunespon sored Those organizations in turn provide clothing and toys to the This is an opportunity for businesses that dont have something to donate to the We Care said who is organiz ing the Ciera 14 reacts to the Calico Creations tree decorated by Upper Deer Creek United Church of Christ Tribune photo by Tim Bath Christmas memories The first surprise of this years WWKI We Care campaign will DC offered at noon Sunday when the We Care Christmas Memories afghan goes on Here are the details The manufactured by Riddle Manufac turing contains scenes from past We Care collectible designed by Patti The We Care heart and Hope Doll are also on toe of the priced available pn a firstserve The afghans will be sold at a booth the entrance to the Target store in the Markland Mall beginning at noon The colors on the afghan are hunter green and All three colors are on the Some buying options If you want to buy a We Care TrimaTree Festi val Christmas tree mis but you are I already have a tree and I dont need anoth er here are a couple of ideas Several businesses last year bought trees and donated them to nursing homes or ser vice to brighten Christmas After you buy die offer it to be resold dur ing Sundays The tree makes more money and youve made a generous donation to a great Businessman can really spruce up their Christ mas decorations at their local business by purchas ing a We Care Display your We Care tree sign proudly at your business along with toe She kille her kids Weepytele of abductiorf dissolves into confession A i AP She spun a heartbreaking tale of being dumped on a lonely road by a car jacker who abducted her two young and her tearful pleas on national television for their return inspired a search from Georgia to Now Susan Smith has confessed to killing her accord ing to an arrest war And toe nineday search by authorities and hundreds of volunteers for 3yearold Michael and Susan Smith 14monthold Alex ended where their mothers story began at John Long Smiths burgundy 1990 Mazda was pulled out of toe lake Thursday toe bodies of two children in toe back She was to be arraigned today on two charges of Union County Sheriff Howard Wells would not take questions did not discuss a possible motive He said toe identity of toe bodV would have to be confi through an The au the Michael and Alex Smith also was detejrnine whether thfrboys died in the lake or were Dozens people county cpMrtnouse the announced If you could see acted that thing that gets McCloud who was with hisirarents pn 23 when Smith pounded on their door for Just to for a solid week I was defending It gets me sick twmy said Is there ever an murder David Sara Si told ntchi ation for m Show and tell object bombs 60 mm shell explodes in classroom AP A mili tary shell that a teenager was showing off to schoolmates deto nated inside a full spit ting shrapnel into a dozen stu dents in a blast that was felt a quartermile Shannon was in critical condition today as doctors worked to save his He had dropped the 60 mm shell that Gre gory Douglas brought to their music class said moments before the explosion that the shell was said emergency worker Jed Four students were in serious condition today and including were in fair These are very devas tating militarytype This is not the sort of thing see on the streets of said David chief of emer gency One student was in stable but guarded condition with a punc tured lung and other injuries at another Four students were treated for shrapnel wounds and burns to the lower then All 12 injured students are either 16 or 17 years The inches in dianfeter and 810 inches is designed to be fired from a tube and frag ment on Police didnt know where Douglas got The blast blew a 3Afoot hole in the carpet and knocked pVeiJ music stands and A pool of blood was outside toe Repetitive motion rules are readied WASHINGTON AP New federal regulations to protect pri marily office workers from repet itive motion injuries that account for 60 percent of all new occupa tional illness are reportedly in their final draft The proposal would require employers to address potential ergonomic hazards using a checklist of various risk factors and correct them within 60 according to a summary of it reported today by The Washing ton More than 120 million workers in all but the smallest companies would be covered by the new Occupational Safety and Health Administration Repetitive motion injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome and back strain have proliferated with the rise of a service economy in which the number of workers using computers has risen from 25 percent in 1983 to 47 percent last The draft the Post identify as at possible risk any workers who the same motions every few seconds for more than two vibrating tools for more than two or carry anything weigh ing more than 25 pounds without assistance more than once during in awkward positions for more than two such as while squat ting or piece rate or machine paced work for more than four Hoosier has hopped the globe AP Meet John the worlds most traveled whose distinction is noted in the 1995 Guinness Book of has visited 311 terri tories and island He started traveling in 1958 but only within the past decade has he taken seriously his qubst to become tke world s ultimate a member of the Los Angelesbased Travelers Cen tury used to travel several months a But hes cut back to a month or two a His teenage son would rather be and me six places he has yet to mostly island are diffi cult to Lucky ticket SANTA Maria Peter son holds her twoyearold son She holds the ticket to the only vacant seat aboard American Eagle flight 4184 that crashed in northwest Indiana She and her son were in Logansport for a wed ding and decided to drive to than take the Please for more on the crash in grieving at Oelco rather to page n and the AP photo ition grandi Of ro Ht is no ;