Tyrone Daily Herald, August 3, 1992

Tyrone Daily Herald

August 03, 1992

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Tyrone Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 3, 1992, Tyrone, Pennsylvania Saddams At It Again Rattling His Saber KUWAIT AP Kuwaitis are nervous and suspicious about neigh boring Iraq which is once again asserting its claim to the oilrich emi rate boasting of Kuwaits glorious reunification with the motherland No its not August 1990 when Iraq invaded Kuwait Its two years later and sentiments havent much changed despite a war a UN em bargo and continuing antagonism between President Bush and Saddam Hussein Joint LlSKuwaiti military maneuvers getting under way in the emi rate today aim to reassure anxious Kuwaitis that enough military might is available to defend them in the event of another invasion Advance parties organizing the desert maneuvers which are to run two weeks came ashore today A contingent of 1900 Marines is to ar rive on Tuesday In all about 5000 US troops will participate Crown Prince Saad Abdullah alSabah has put Kuwaits armed for ces still in the process of rebuilding on full alert On Sunday the second anniversary of the Iraqi invasion Iraqi televi sion showed the concluding episode of a series called Mirage arid Re ality that has been staking out its claim to Kuwait three times a week since July The return of Kuwait a usurped territory to the motherland Iraq epitomized the Iraqis firm national will apart from allowing one of their dreams tocome true gloated Prime MinisterMohammed Hamza alZubaidi in a broadcast on staterun Radio Baghdad Nevermind that Iraq was driven from Kuwait by a USled allied force in February 1991 and is required under UN ceasefire terms to re linquish claims to Kuwait The prime minister hailed the Aug 21990 invasion as an immortal day if not the dearest and most glorious day in the psyche of the Iraqis The emirates annexation as Iraqs 19lh province was the great est historic epic in the contemporary history of Iraq the radio said The governmentrun AlJumhouriya newspaper proclaimed that Ku wait eventually shall return to the right people Iraqs officical news agency reported The only acknowledgement of UN trade sanctions was exaltation by Radio Baghdad at Iraqs efforts to circumvent the embargo including successful efforts by its Atomic Energy Organization to produce liquid sugar from dates Iraq has refused to recognize a new border drawn up by the United Nations Until recently it prevented UN weapons inspectors from seek ing some documents and materials on Iraqi arms programs as mandated under the ceasefire In response the Bush administration decided to send an extra 2400 troops to participate in the desert maneuvers Bush also sent a battery of Patriot missiles to Kuwait ahead of schedule and another battery of the antimissile weaponry to Bahrain Kuwait too displayed some bravado Iraqi Boxer in Mother of All Defeats said a frontpage headline today in the Englishlanguage Arab Times The story told how Iraqi boxer Furas Hashim wept after suffering a technical knockout to an American Samoan at the Barcelona Olympics It makes me laugh So Saddam thinks Kuwait is Iraqs 19th pro vince Does he even control six of the other 18 said Col Mohammed alSirri spokesman for the Kuwaiti Ministry of Defense He was allud ing to Saddams trouble with Kurdish insurgents in the north and Shiites in the south For Bush A No Win Situation This Time WASHINGTON AP Congressional Democrats believe Presi dent Bush is in a nowin dilemma on policy toward Iraq and their public statements of support conceal a private delight with his predicament His no longer a home run ball for George Bush to talk about Iraq said Rep Vic Fazio DCalif 1 He has to focus on something he never finished added Rep David Bonior DMich the No 3 Democrat in the House He is distracted by this hes hurt Its caught up with him Emerging from a White House meeting on the Iraqi crisis last week House Speaker Thomas Foley and Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell were serious nonpartisan supportive We dont view this in an election context said Mitchell DMaine They dont have to What Mitchell didnt say was mat Democrats be lieve Bush has found himself ensnared in a foreignpolicy dilemma that is now largely beyond his control If the president does nothing to enforce the United Nations resolu tions that were the conditions of halting the Persian Gulf War Iraqi President Saddarn Hussein picks up strength and the UNs newfound vitality is eroded Limited air strikes by the United States and its allies to enforce the sanctions pose a double risk They may fail to force Saddams com pliance with UN mandates and they may be seen by American voters as a cynical move by Bush to bolster his anemic popularity ratings And the ultimate option fullscale military moves against Iraq may no longer be possible because of lagging allied support and what Demo crats say is Americans reluctance to go to war again in the region Go ing to war too could raise the question of political motives by Bush Its almost past time for the president whether on domestic or fore ign policy to be showing leadership to impress the American people said Sen Paul Simon DI11 Doing anything at this point can easily be misread About the only potential escape for Bush Democrats say would be a clean and painless move to remove Saddam from power But intelli gence officials say that is also the least likely outcome Saddam has in sulated himself well and a covert action program Bush approved to aid Kurdish and Shiite resistance forces inside Iraq is seen as a longshot Atleast half adozen committees and subcommittees are investigating how the administration treated Iraq in the months leading up to its inva sion of Kuwait two years ago Classified documents have shown embarrassing sales of US tech nology that helped Iraq advance its ambitious development programs for nuclear chemical and biological weapons and ballistic missiles sales Bush had denied And last weeks UN deal on inspection of the Agriculture Ministry brought some of the harshest rhetoric so far To have been outmaneuvered in negotiations by Saddam Hussein who comes to the negotiating table with virtually no assets is an unbe lievable state of affairs said Rep Bob Torricelli DNJ The victory that was won on the battlefield is going to be lost by misjudgments Thousands Of Marines Set To Land In Kuwait KUWAIT AP US Marines hit ihe dock today setting up ca mouflage nets in preparation for the landing of thousands more troops in an exercise meant to reassure Kuwaitis that they would be defended in the event of another invasion Two years after Baghdads troops invaded Kuwaitis remain nervous and suspicious Neighboring Iraq is once again asserting its claim to the oilrich emirate Joint USKuwaiti military maneuvers are to run two weeks A small advance team began setting up on the dock today and a contingent of 1900 Marines is to arrive on Tuesday In all about 5000 US troops will participate in the desert exercise Crown Prince Saad Abdullah alSabah has put Kuwaits armed for ces still in the process of rebuilding on mil alert In the background is the Persian Gulf War aUN embargo and conti nuing antagonism between President Bush and Saddam Hussein The Marines said the tensions did not concern them We just came for training no worries said LT Kevin McMer ney 27 of Orlando Fla The raid Serving Tyrone Bellwood Antis Twp Snyder Twp Warriors Mark Twp 35 Per Copy Celebrating 125 Years As A Daily Newspaper PKONE 6844000 Vol 126 Number 295 MONDAY AUGUST 3 1992 Something Old Something New More than 60 Corvettes and classic Chevrolet super sports from across America attracted a crowd at Blands Park Sunday Hundreds turned out to look over the polished vehicles and possibly just dream of some day owning one On the left is a Stingray from the 196367 period and on the right a late model Corvette Photo By Virgie Satellite Gets Stuck in Low Orbit SPACE CENTER Houston AP Ground controllers in Germany struggled today to get a million European satellite out of the danger ously low orbit in which it was stuck after it was released by Atlantis astronauts The shuttle crew meanwhile pre pared for an experiment with a sec ond satellite They fired Atlantis en gines early today to lower the shuttles orbit from 264 miles to 184 miles for experiments with the Tethered Satellite scheduled to be gin Tuesday On Sunday the Eureca research satellite loaded with crystals seeds and shrimp eggs was set free from the shuttle after a oneday delay caused by communications problems When controllers in Darmstadt Germany fired the satellites thrus ters to boost it to its 320milehigh William H Mooseker Former Tyrone Area Resident Receives Award Tyrone native William H Mooseker has been named Engineer of the Year for 1992 by the Struc tural Engineers Association of The award was presented to Mooseker at a recent meeting of the organization held at the Space Needle in Seattle This award is given annu ally in recognition of efforts to estab lish and maintain the highest stan dards of structural engineering thereby protecting the publics inter est and safety for distinguished tech nical and creative achievement for encouraging and nurturing others in their own professional development and for service to the association and the profession Mooseker is a 1961 graduate of Tyrone Area High School and a 1965 graduate of the Massachusetts Insti tute of Technology with a degree in engineering and architecture Since graduating from MIT he has accumu lated a record of achievement as the lead engineer for more than bil lion worth of structures including 15 high rise buildings ranging from 17 to 60 stories in height After two years with the California Department of Water Resources Mooseker came to Seattle in 1967 as a junior structural engineer for John Graham Co Architects and Engi neers Over the next 18 years he as sumed a major role in the structural Continued on page 2 working orbit it appeared to be turned die wrong way The thrusters stopped firing leaving Eureca only 276 miles up Engineers today had not learned what caused the problem said Franco Bonacima a spokesman for the Euro pean Space Agency which owns the satellite However he said they planned to try again Tuesday to fire the thrusters and lift the satellite Eureca managers opted to pass up a chance this afternoon to try the maneuver Bonacima said They are holding todays oppor tunity to continue and analyze the anomaly which occurred he said Unless controllers can raise Eureca its orbit will decay to the point that the craft cannot be re trieved by shuttle astronauts as planned during amission next spring The satellite would plunge through the atmosphere and bum up Bush Lauds His Own Solid World Leadership Record DALTON Ga AP President Bush charged Democrats today with distorting a good solid world lead ership record while his aides de fended a GOP broadside that invoked rumors of marital infidelity by Clinton Bush at a campaign stop in this North Georgia carpet capital said he cant wait for this months Republi can Convention to be over so he can start attacking the Democrats For six months the opposition has been distorting a good solid world leadership record and we are not going to let that stand he told several hundred people at the Dalton airport He was greeted widi signs that said ProFamily ProLife Pro Bush He told the crowd that he wanted to come to Dalton because it sells pro ducts all over the world The guy Im running against is calling America the laughing stock Bush said Dont tell me the United States cant compete when you see a place like this A Bush campaign official mean while today defended a GOP attack on what it called the sniveling hypocritical Democrats The spokeswoman Tone Clarke said the Republicans were just trying to demonstrate that the mudslinging in this campaign is coming from the Democrats not the GOP Undaunted by three editorials urg ing abandonment of his bid for a sec Continued on page 2 The solution may be as simple as sending a computer program correc tion said Eckart Graf a program manager for the European Space Agency which owns the satellite We are optimistic Graf said Eureca managers said they hoped to fire the thrusters again this afternoon Fifteen experiments are to be con ducted aboard the 66foot 9900pound reusable satellite in volving brine shrimp eggs bacteria and fungal spores seeds crystals a telescope solar monitors and a cosmic dust catcher Graf said the biological samples would not be damaged at the current altitude But the scientific studies cannot begin until the satellite is in a stable orbit Eureca is supposed to spend nine months in orbit Another Atlantis crew is to swing by next April or May Continued on page 2 Mapleton Depot Man Killed By Train A Huntingdon County man was killed after being struck by a West bound passenger train in Union Township Huntingdon County Sa turday afternoon James Barnes 31 of Mapleton Depot was pronunced dead at the scene by Huntingdon County Cor oner Daniel Quarry The accident occurred approxi mately two miles east of Mapleton along the mainline Conrail tracks Barnes was reportedly walking along the tracks returning from fishing in the Juanita River when the accident occurred The accident happened at pm Saturday and Barnes was pro nounced dead at pm from massive head trauma Barnes was struck by the left front side of the train engine State police questioned the Am trak crew before allowing it to move on State police and the coroner were assisted at the scene by Mount Un ion ambulance and paramedics from Huntingdon and Mapleton firefighters Man Charged With Attempted Kidnapping State police in Hollidaysburg re port that a man whom they believe on three separate occasions has at tempted to kidnap women following automobile accidents has been arrested James Ralph Garman Jr 20 of Roaring Spring was arrested by North Woodbury Township Police in Martinsburg Borough on Satur day August 1 Garman is charged with criminal attempt to kidnap unlawful restraint and criminal assault State police say a Martinsburg woman was driving along State Route 2006 Taylor Township Blair County at approximately 11 pm on Thursday The womans car was then struck from behind by a car allegedly driven by Garman Following checking for damages the woman returned to her car to get Continued on page 2 Danny Shu Hz Jacqueline Harpster 1992 Area Graduates To Continue Education Lottery TonightMostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thundershowers Low in the lower 60s Wind southwest 5 to 10 mph Here are the winning numbers selected Sunday in the Pennsylva nia State Lottery Daily Number four Big 4 zero three Among the 1992 high school gra duates planning mcominue their edu caiion are Jennifer Jaskowak Max Molnar Danny Shuliz and Jacque line Haipsicr Jaskowak Molnar and Shultz are graduates of Tyrone Area High School ilarpsier is a graduate of BcllwoodAmis High School Jennifer Lynn Jaskowak daughter of Mr and Mrs Edward Jaskowak of Box 265 Tyrone RD3 will attend Penn Stale Max Molnar son of Mr and Mrs John Molnar Jr of Box 215 Tyrone RD4 plans to aiiend Lock Haven University lo major in communications Danny Ray Shuliz of Tyrone RD3 is the son of George D Shuliz and Belly Mondo He will altcnd Roscdalc Technical School Pitts burgh for auto and diesel training Jacqueline Harpsler is the daughter of Charles and Sheryl Harpster of Box 875 Alioona RRI She will at tend Indiana University of Pennsylvania ;