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   Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - May 8, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana                                State nation world A8 Sunday Msy Kbkeme Tribune Court prospects get high marks WASHINGTON AP Three of the four top prospects to be President Clintons new Supreme Court nominee are federal judges who hold reputations as middleoftheroaders of considerable intellect Richard Arnold and Amalya Kearse are appellate judges in Little Rock and New York City respectively Jose Cabranes is a trial judge in New Haven Conn These are New Democrat judicial nominees in a very real said Richard Davis a political science profes sor at Brigham Young University Who has studied the Supreme Court These cen trists are sort of fuzzy as far as what they stand for and where they will take the The fourth prospect on the presidents short list which senior officials warn is subject to change is Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt Babbitt a former governor and attorney general of Arizona once said he wasn t interested in a lifetime Supreme Court post It appears he might be more willing now In his bid for the 1988 Democratic presi dential nomination Babbitt portrayed himself as a New Democrat a label Clinton used as well in 1992 All three judges under consideration were appointed by the last Democratic president Jimmy Carter Arnold 58 is an old Clinton friend Appointed to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in 1980 he now serves as its chief judge Lawyers who practice before the 8th Circuit court have given Arnold high grades for his preparation and courtesy Arnold once was active in civil liberties groups but as a judge his political and judicial leanings are considered moderate to liberal A twotime loser in races for Congress Arnold became a top aide to thenGoV Dale Bumpers in Arkansas and then worked for him in Washington when Bumpers was elected senator First in his class at Yale University and Harvard Universitys law school Arnold served as a law clerk in 1960 and 1961 for rtowreHred Supreme Court Justice WilHarttJ Bfennan Keafse 56 has been a member of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals since 199 and has become a judicial star as luminous as Arnold Considered some what liberal on social issues and far more conservative in business cases she also is given high grades by the lawyers who practice before her A graduate of Wellesley College and the university of Michigan Law School Kearse became the first black woman to make partner at the prestigious national law firm of Hughes Hubbard Reed She is the second black judge to serve on the 2nd Circuit courtl A world class bridge player Kearse is said to be very quiet and reserved Cabranes S3 runs a nononsense court room He is known as a judge with little tolerance for lawyers theatrics Before he was appointed a judge in 1979 Cabranes worked ad a lawyer in vate practice and as general counsel of Yale University A graduate of Columbia College and Vale Law School he is a recognized expert on court administration Cabranes was appointed by Chief Justice William H Rehnquist as one of five judges on a 15member committee created by Congress to examine prob lems facing the federal courts and devel op a longrange plan for the future of the federal Truce could crumble SARAJEVO Bosnia Herzegovina AP The Bosnian government warned Saturday of a possible new Serb offensive as peacekeepers scrambled to find Bosnian Serb tanks believed to be inside the protected zone around Sarajevo officials conceded that as many as four tanks may be in the hills around Sarajevo in violation of a NATO ultimatum in February banning heavy weapons from within miles of the city One of the tanks disappeared late Friday while being escorted by peacekeepers Up to three others were believed to have remained within the exclusion zone despite the threat of air strikes officials said spokesman Cmdr Eric Chaperon indicated there were no plans to ask NATO planes to attack the tanks We have to deal with our means and our best means is he said With the United Nations credi bility under attack from both Serbs and Muslims more cease fire violations were reported Saturday raising new concerns that the truce could crumble Government radio reported one person killed and two wounded in sniper fire that it said came from Serb positions in the western Sarajevo suburb of Stup It said another citizen was wounded by sniper fire downtown There were no other details Earlier in the week the top official in Yugoslavia Yasushi Akashi agreed to allow Bosnian Serbs to transport up to seven tanks across the Sarajevo exclu sion zone under escort That drew the wrath of the Muslimled Bosnian government which demanded his resignation In Washington a State Department official said Akashi should do a better It is not clear why the Serbs wanted to move the tanks But Bosnian government radio accused them Saturday of prepar ing a new major offensive south of Sarajevo that could include the redeployed weapons It said Bosnian Serbs also were moving troops and artillery from the Muslim enclave of Gorazde where they recently broke off a threeweek assault under threat of NATO air strikes There was no independent con firmation of the governments allegations Akashi canceled the tank deal Friday after five already had moved through the zone Most apparently came from Serb head quarters at Pale east of Sarajevo and were headed to Serbheld Trriovo south of the exclusion zone Despite the order pfficials reported two more tanks ori trans porters in the area late Friday Waiting for care PORTAUPRINCE Haiti A group of women wait with their children to be seen by a healthcare worker at a churchrun medical clinic here Saturday The Security Council voted Friday to ban all trade with Haiti except for food medicine humanitarian relief and cooking fuel AP photo Leaders take oath of office South African provincial legislatures choose premiers JOHANNESBURG South Africa AP 7 Black white and mixed race lawmakers in South Africas most populous province took oaths of office in six languages Saturday and then sat down to govern together for the first time In a woodpaneled hall decorat ed with bronze sculptures of for mer apartheid rulers joyous ulu lating by black women and rhyth mic clapping by ANC legislators brought even the more subdued white delegation to its feet The applause was for Tokyo Sexwale elected black premier of the province that includes South Africas industrial financial and mining heartland and its biggest municipalities Johannesburg and Soweto Eight of the countrys newly elected provincial legislatures chose premiers during their first sessions Saturday a day after results from the countrys first free election gave the African National Congress more than 62 percent of the national vote In Cape Town former Law and Order Minister Hernus Kriel became premier of the Western Cape province which the National Party won while ANC stalwarts such as Patrick Lekota and Popo Molefe were chosen premiers in the six provinces the ANC won The provincial legislature of KwaZuluNatal won by the Zulu dominated Inkatha Freedom Party will meet for the first time next week In a ceremony on the windy hill where the Johannesburg Civic Center sits Sexwale took the pre miers oath telling his audience We stand on the threshold of time as makers of history to real ize the dreams the aspirations of all South The political changes were stark as Sexwale a former guerrilla and political prisoner stood on a podi um to accept tributes from a South African police band a series of Defense Force personnel carriers and a flyby from a yellow police helicopter The crowd of black ANC supporters who at one time would have cursed at the heli copter or fled cheered instead Soldiers and police surrounded Sexwale who received a death threat in an anonymous telephone call the night before In an emotional speech dedicat ed to his friend Chris Hani the former head of the ANC guerrilla organization who was assassinat ed April 10 1993 Sexwale urged South Africans to honor the dead with peace Sexwale praised as patriots members or the South African Police and Defense Force whom we once faced in battles on the borders and across the I have never in the past said one good thing about outgoing President F W de said Sexwale known as an ANC hard liner I am going to say some thing today He is a De Klerks National Party came in second to the ANC and de Klerk will be one of Nelson Mandelas deputy presidents after the hew National Assembly for mally elects Mandela president on Monday PORTRAITS OF AMERICA Presents HIGH FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY S100 value for only See Glamour Photo Representative May 6 thru May 14 to make your appointment for your Glamour Sitting at Markland Mall Hollywood Mafeup Inquire at Glamour Display Wardrobe Accessories Changes Brian Tllie A A Vnr Ctff tfnr 1 narsnH PhotoSessionViewProofsWithin2Hours BrtngTnts Att For Off for 1 person Glamour Sitting Fee Includes Before SMIJHGAYLOK INC Sycamore financial Group 1 Retirement 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gambling Since most of the Ohio River is Kentucky territory the threats were taken seriously Casino oper ators and regulators agreed it would be difficult for boats to avoid churning Kentucky water in some spots on the river especially around Evansville where the bor der can come right to the Indiana bank What this says to the operators is that they can now pursue their plans with confidence because there will be no Jack Thar executive director of the Indiana Gaming Commission said at Fridays commission meet ing Commission Chairman Alan Klineman said the state still intends to negotiate a permanent settlement with Kentucky The proposed rules wont allow for dockside gambling such as that conducted on the Mississippi River Those operations are essen tially landbased casinos con structed atop giant barges perma nently moored to the shore Dockside gambling is more profitable than riverboats because the operations are larger and allow a continuous flow of gam biers Boats on the Ohio River 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