Kokomo Tribune, May 14, 1994 : Front Page

Publication: Kokomo Tribune May 14, 1994

Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - May 14, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana Pacers not forgotten on big day in Indy Pagi B1 251 May 1994 50 cents Clinton picks Breyer for court Quick confirmation expected in Senate WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Clinton nominated federal appeals Judge Stephen Breyer to the Supreme Court on rilling the second high court vacancy of his In Clinton chose a moderate consensus builder with deep Sen ate Without he is one of the outstanding jurists of our Clinton said of the 55year ola chief judge of the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals in Clinton offered the lifetime appointment to Breyer in tele phone call about 5 just an nour before the announcement was Speaking to reporters in Breyer said his role on the court would be to make the average persons ordinary life bet Thats an incredible and I feel very humbled simply thinking about Breyer would replace Justice Harry who announced in April that he would retire this Big shoes to Breyer said of Immediate reaction from the Senate was enthusias tic Democrats and Republicans alike predicted swift An excellent said Strom The Committee Joseph Biden of called Breyer a judge of intellect and dedication to the Biden thanked Clinton for consulting committee members about the search and said he would announce a confirmation hearing timetable Breyer was named to the federal appeals court in 1980 by President becoming chief judge in was a law clerk for Justice Arthur Goldberg in the 1960sarid ah assistant Watergate prosecutor in the He later served as chief counsel to the Sen ate Judiciary the panel that will now sit in judgment of his Judge Stephen Breyer Hes a fine ranking Republican Orrin Hatch of Utah He is an excellent legal and he would make a fine addition to the Supreme Last Breyer was sum moned from a hospital bed to be interviewed by for a time was considered the favorite last years But that spot ultimately went to Ruth Bader This Clinton turned first to Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell of But Mitchell bowed saying he wanted to focus on getting health care reform passed this year and was worried the confirmation process would prove too That sent Clinton back to his and again he came down to Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt and another federal appeals Richard Arnold of a Clinton Babbitt was criticized by Hatch and other Republi cans as being too liberal and political for the closely divided And Arnold a was viewed as suspect by womens groups that support abortion He also had a bout with although hie and his say he is in fine Clintons search took five time he said was well spent given the extraordinary role of the high Picking a justice is a duty best exercised wise ly and not in he In his more than 13 years on the Breyer has occasionally waded into controversial For he issued a ruling against admin istrations ban on abortion counseling at clinics that receive federal And he is known to be a supporter of the Roe Wade decision writtenby the justice he would Qualifications open today With qualifications for the Indy 500 set for today and there will be plenty of traffic to the Local residents who chose to head straight down 31 to downtown Indianapolis before heading west should take either 16th or 30th streets to the the state police Vehicles traveling on 16th street will be directed into off street parking located along that or into Gate 2 at the Speed Vehicles heading to the track on 30th Street will end up in off street parking along that route or through Gate 10 at the Area drivers planning to drive a camper or a bus should be aware that those vehicles will not be permitted inside the track unless they have a special park ing permit issued by the Speed But there is plenty of room for campers and buses in parking lots located near the Most parking will not be For more information about please turn to sports on Page Paying yp Henry publisher of the Anderson Her ended up washing two cars Fri day as he paid up on a bet he made in Feb ruary with Arden publisher of the Kokomo over the outcome oil the semifinal state championship basketball game between the Kokomo Lady Wlldkats and the Anderson KoKomo defeated Bird washed Draegers and here he applies the suds to the car of Shelley a member of thelady Kats as she and teammate Jessica Rush watch near Kokomo City The Tribune and Herald Bulletin are owned by Thomson Newspa Tribune photo by Tim Bath Specialist Wilbur Lewis of Kokomo Police dressed in full honor salutes the flag with fellow officers in honoring those officers who died in the line of duty r Tribune photo by Brian Reynolds Area police honor officers who died in the line of duty By MIKE FLETCHER Tribune staff writer Officers of the Kokomo Police Howard County Sheriff Department and Indiana State Police stood at attention in honor of the Indiana law enforce ment officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in the ninth annual memorial services Officers dressed in full color guard presented carnations hon oring those officers slain in the line of duty in the 5 ceremo ny in front of city National Peace Officers Day and the week in which it falls were set aside to honor fallen officers in October 1962 by Presi dent John President George Bush dedicated a National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington to the nations fallen law enforcement The names of offi cers killed in the line of duty are inscribed in a pair of 304foot 3 Vz foot high gray marble walls in judiciary During 150 to 165 officers in Indiana either acciden tally or feloniously have been killed in the line of accord ing to Indiana State In the history of the Kokomo Police two Thomas Lannon and George Albert Al have died in the line of Lannon lost his life and Berry man died March Four Kokomo citizens were honored and awarded Civilian Service Medals for risking their own lives to help Those honored were Edward Pablo Phillip Burton and Dan Officer of the Year Awards were presented to Kevin Scott of the Kokomo Police Department and Rod Lynch of the Howard County Sheriff Sev eral sworn and nonsworn offi cers from both departments were also awarded for their everyday actions in the line of This year the Kokomo Police Department honored 21 officers sworn and nonsworn for earn ing college credits while employed at the Tours of the Kokomo Police Department were conducted after the Throughout the day visitors could admire a collection of police patches and photographs owned by retired sheriff deputy Jon that was set up in the lobby of city The Indiana State Police Peru Post will host their annual memorial service Sunday at the The Fraternal Order of Police Miami which con sists of officers from the state police Peru the Miami County Sheriff and the Peru Police Department will honor National Police Week by having demonstrations and presentations for local ele mentary Pentagon will test Gulf war veterans WASHINGTON AP The Pentagon is moving to determine if there is any single cause for the ailments that have debilitated thousands of veterans of the Per sian Gulf Standardized tests will begin soon on hundreds of veterans who returned from the 1991 war with undiagnosed illnesses that have come to be known as Per sian Gulf Stephen assistant secretary of defense for health said Joseph said that within about four months the work ing with the Veterans Affairs and Health and Human Services hopes to reach some conclusions about the But he also cited a recent National Institutes of Health study that found that while the symptoms were there was no conclusive evidence of a single disease or He said the purpose of the new study is to move as quickly and as intensively as we can to pro vide a diagnostic vet eran by for the symptoms that theyre A forum of national medical and public health specialists is being created to advise the Inside today Classified ads B510 Comics DearAbby Gott Entertainment A2 Nation A7 News of record Obituaries Prirnetime A6 Reljgjon Sports State A7 A7 V ;

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Publication: Kokomo Tribune

Location: Kokomo, Indiana

Issue Date: May 14, 1994

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