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Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Indiana, Monday, March 28, 1988 Page? Fire Hits Salem SALEM, Ind. (AP) - Fire destroyed one business and damaged several others in a century-old block of Salem's historic Constitutional Square. A firefighter and a passer-by sustained minor injuries from the fire, which erupted shortly after noon Sunday in a section of seven businesses across the street from the Washington County Courthouse. Fire officials said the blaze apparently began in Vikki's Carpets and Accessories in the middle of the block and spread through a gap in a fire wall to the Salem Apothecary next door. Two other businesses, Farmers and Citizens Bank and Armstrong's Hardware, were damaged by smoke and water as were two law offices, including those of state Rep. Frank Newkirk Jr., D-Salem. About 80 firefighters from six departments fought the fire nearly six hours as flames gutted the carpet store and two apartments in the same building. It tunneled through false ceilings into the unoccupied second floor of the pharmacy, creating dense smoke. "At some time there was an opening knocked in the fire wall, and then it was boarded back up," said Salem Assistant Fire Chief Bob Wilder. "There was a lot of fire that got into the pharmacy that never should have got in." Many of the town's business Firefighters watch the smoldering remains of businesses in downtown Salem people were at a trade fair in the elementary school when word arrived the block was on fire. Several townspeople helped remove computers, records and furnishings from the apothecary and the bank. "The whole town just backed their trucks up here and got it out," said Philip Marshall, husband of pharmacist Rebecca Marshall, who bought the Salem Apothecary three years ago. The store's patient records were saved, Rebecca Marshall said, so she hopes to be back in business, possibly in another vacant store in the square, by Wednesday. "I dreamed for many years of having my own store," she said, her voice breaking. "I had a partner who moved on a couple of months ago, so for two months we had our own store. But we're going to have it again." Vicki Campbell made the same pledge as she looked at the Inmates Hope Music Changes The Direction Of Their Lives MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) Charles "Chuck" Nelson and James "Bongo" Allen may be the only two people who can boast that one of their original songs is being guarded in a safe in a governor's office. Rep. Mary Kay Budak, R- LaPorte, worked out the arrangement as a way of protecting the copyright on the carol written by the two Indiana State Prison inmates. Since 1982, the cassette has been among stacks of bills the Legislature approved and sent to Gov. Robert D. Orr. But the two prisoners hope someday their music will move from the Statehouse onto the airwaves. Both men believe "Why Only on Christmas?" could showcase what music director Charles E. Musgrave believes is the nation's only academic music school in a maximum-security prison. Budak, a strong supporter of education in the prison system, has sent the tape to country Indiana Judge Drove Off Interstate Ramp, Arrested INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -A Marion County judge police said drove his car off an interstate exit ramp was charged with public intoxication. Authorities said Superior Court Judge Thomas E. Alsip, 50, was brought to the lockup Sunday night and booked. He was released on his own recognizance. Court records show it was the second alcohol-related arrest for Alsip who pleaded guilty in 1985 to a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated. Police said they found Alsip's empty car at 7:42 p.m. Sunday at the bottom of an embankment near the 38th Street exit of southbound Interstate 65. "Officers tried to locate the owner and saw a man standing on the next street over," said police Capt. Richard R. Crenshaw. "They questioned the man and found that he was intoxicated." Blood Detoxification System Developed WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - A West Lafayette medical company has developed a blood detoxification system some doctors call the light at the end of the tunnel for people with liver failure. The system, developed at Ash Medical Systems Inc., might become to liver patients what kidney dialysis is to kidney patients, doctors said. Dr. Stephen Ash, an Arnett Clinic nephrologist and chairman of the board and director of research and development for Ash Medical, said the new system should keep people alive while they await transplant. He said it also will detoxify people after serious drug overdoses, might give livers the time needed to regenerate and has uses for people with liver cancer who are awaiting a liver transplant. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just approved the Ash system for clinical tests on patients. If all goes well, the company could begin marketing the system nationwide in about a year,Ash said. The potential U.S. market is estimated at $500 million. Judge sworn In For Federal Bench In Indiana HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Rudy Lozano has been sworn in as a U.S. District Court judge in the Northern District of Indiana. Sen. Richard G. Lugar, R-Ind., administered the oath to Lozano Sunday during a special court session presided over by Allen Sharp, chief judge of the Northern District. Lozano's mother, Benedicta, held the Bible for the swearing in. Lozano, who lives just outside Valparaiso, received his judicial commission, signed by President Reagan, from Joseph A. Morris, a Justice Department official and a northwest Indiana native. Lozano, 45, the youngest of five sons, was born at the East Chicago home of his father, a Mexican-born steel worker, and his Mexican-American mother. "If anyone had asked me a year or so ago if I could imagine myself to be in such a position, I would have scoffed," said Lozano, addressing the packed courtroom. Reynolds Bank To Merge With Lafayette Bank REYNOLDS, Ind. (AP) — Merger plans have been announced by the Bane of Reynolds and Lafayette Bancorporation. If shareholders and regulatory agencies agree, Lafayette Bancorporation would operate two wholly owned subsidiaries, Lafayette Bank and Trust Co. and Bank of Reynolds, officials said Saturday. music singer Johnny Cash and to other country-western music producers. Musgrave handed a copy to Loretta Lynn several years ago when she performed here, where her brother-in-law is still an inmate. Singer and actor Vic Damone also has a copy, as does prison evangelist and former Watergate figure Charles Colson. "It's a beautiful song," says Budak, who first heard the tune at a concert put on by the inmates. PHAROS-TRIBUNE — UBUC NOTICES STATE OF INDIANA ) tSS: COUNTY OF CASS > IN THE CASS SUPERIOR COURT 1«8 TERM C*UH Number WOOI-aWS-QU-OOOO? IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP OF JEREMY CRAIG BRICKER Andrew Hvtoln It hereby notified Itill on the 15th ony ol Mirch, 1IU, William I. Brtcfcer and Lou Anne Brfckcr, huetwrf and wile, filed In trie oWc» ol the Clerk ol the Superior Court ol Cut County, In the Stele of Indiana, • petition lor appointment ol guardian ol Jeremy Craig Brlcker, a minor child of whom Andrew Hartoln la a parent. On aak) dale the petltkwera aleo Illed Ihelr praeclpe lor aumnwna along with aupporllng efflOMna anowlng mat diligent aearch hu been mad* and (net Andrew Hartoln cannot be lound, ami William L Brlcker and Lou Anne Brlcker have on Ihli date Illed their petition for appointment ol guardian. Andrew Hartoln It further notified thai unleta he reaponda within thirty (30) daye after the laat publication ol notice ol thia action, Mkt petition will be heard and determined by the Court In Ma abience. Keneta Muaall Clerk, Superior Court ol Caaa County, Indiana Marianne Pellett Attorney for Petlllonera taWEaat Broadway Loganaport, Indiana 46M7 STATE OF INDIANA ) (88: COUNTY OF CASS ) IN THE CASS SUPERIOR COURT IMS TERM Cauae Number 0» D01-WOJ-CP-0004S INDIANA HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY, Plaintiff, va. ROBERT W. WILLIS and JULIA D. WILLIS, Defendant!. NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF INDIANA TO THE DEFENDANTS ABOVE NAMED, AND ANY OTHER PERSON WHO MAY BE CONCERNED: You are notified that you have been aued In the Court above named. The nature of the aull agalnat you Is lor judgment upon promlaaory note and to enforce a mortgage agalnal Ihe Defendanla upon certain real eatate In Caaa County In Ihe SUte ol Indiana In which Defendanta claim aome Intereal and which It described aa foltowl: The North one-hall (W) of Lota numbered 7 and t In Thomaa' Addition to the Town of Oalveaton, Caaa County, Indiana. Commonly known aa 117 E. North, Qalveaton, Indiana 4M32. TMa Summons by Publication la specifically directed to the following named Defendanta whoae whereabouts are unknown: Robert W. Willis and Julia D, WIIUs. In addition to the above named Defendanta being served by thla Summons, there may be other Defendants who have an Intereat In thlt lawsuit. If you nave a claim for relief against the Plaintiff arlalng from the same transaction or occurrence, you must assart It In your written answer. You must anawer the Complaint In writing, by you or your attorney, on or before thirty (30) daya after the third Notice of Suit and II you fall to do ao, a Judgment will be entered agahiat you for what the Plaintiff haa demanded. By David «. Day General Counsel lor Plaintiff Bose McKlnney » Evans 11 00 First Indiana Building Indlanapolla, Indiana 46204 (317,137-9353 ByR. TodQroH Co-Counael for Plaintiff Miller, Tolbert, Muehlhauaani, Muehlhauaen, P.C. 21(1 Fourth Street Loganaport, Indiana <WM7 (218) 722-4343 ATTEST: Keneta Muaall Clerk of Cess Superior Court smoking ruin that had been her year-old carpet business. "Well find another place and start all over," she said. Campbell lived in an apartment behind the store. Her daughter and 3-year-old granddaughter lived upstairs. "This is all we have left," she said, referring to the sooty business suit she wore. Dollar estimates of the damage were not expected to be compiled until today at the earli- est, a fire department spokesman said. The state fire marshal's, office was called to assist in the investigation. Farmers and Citizens Bank President D. Jack Mahuron said the market price for a building in that block is about $50,000, though the bank and the pharmacy are worth more because they occupy a building and a half each. Study Groups For Assembly Gearing. 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