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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - May 9, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana Voi 143 No 246 Kokomo Ind Monday May 50 cents Square dancers Giles Eldridge June Rose Joan Eldridge and Jim Rose square dance with llamas Tribune photos by Anne Farrar Giles Eldridge gives Peaches Ginger Flower a nose pat Jim Rose and Bandito put some flair into a square for a good performance dancing move Llamas prove they can dosido SHARPSVILLE Ind Those who fdidnt it a chance to see the Keslings squaredanc ing llamas Sunday will get a chance at a later date DUrjng a Llama Celebration on Saturday and Sunday the Keslings opened their farm located at 31 and the TiptoriHoward county line to the public for the first time ever jv To say the turnout was great wpuld be an understatement considering news the Keslings squaredancing llamas has spread across the United States The Keslings to call members of Emer gency Management and Indiana State Police troopers to direct the heavy flow of traffic So when asked if the Celebration would become an annual event Bea Kesling said We havent really talked about that but I would say we There were mama Hamas with their babies herd sires on display llamas served snacks from satchels strapped across their backs and pulled carts People also got a chance to pet watch videos of and in general learn about the woolly creatures And the llamas While most who visited the farm where from Howard and Tipton counties the Keslings did have people come in from Michi gan and Illinpis to see the Hamas who along with their owners have becpme spmewhat of national celebrities in recent weeks Bea Kesling said she has lost count of the number of visitors and the number of inter views shes done At last count shed done 45 interviews with various news and television reporters and radio personalities Bea Kesling said I would hesitate to even guesstimate how many people they However her husband Irv Keslings thinks at least people attended the twoday event T Other than the squaredancing in the lla marena the hit of the Llama Celebration was a newborn llama named DuffyDoodle The llama was named after WRTV channel 6 Indianapolis reporter Reid Duffy who visit ed the interviewed the Keslings the day the llama was born Clinton names new envoy WASHINGTON AP Clinton administration said its new policy pf givingHaitian boat refugees an opportunity to seek asylum at sea wpnt result in new waves of immigrants flood ing Floridas shores The policy spelled out Sunday by President Clinton also includes stepped up international saMrtPjiis ajainst Haitis military dictators and the appointment of former Rep William Gray as spe ciaj adyisjer pn Haiti refugees will continue to be retumea to Haiti but changes must be made to protect who genuinely fear for their Clinton said Clintons deputy national security Sandy Berger said today he didnt think there would be over whelming numbers of Haitians granted asylum because most would riot be considered political refugees deserving of asylum There were people so far this Southern Yemenis resist 3pronged attack on Aden Fighting becomes war of attrition SANA Yemen AP ern Yemeni troops blocked a threepronged advance today by northern forces trying to storm the southern stronghold of Aden and seize oil fields to the east a north ern government source reported The account contradicted mili tary communiques broadcast by state radio in Sana predicting that Aden would fall quickly The official in the northern dominated national government who spoke on condition of anonymity said fighting in the south had bogged down into a war of attrition that could become very The civil war broke out last week after months of skirimishing in a political fight over the slow pace of integrating conservative North Yemen and socialist South Yemen which united four years ago The southern command also denied the norths claims that vic tory was close at Aden and said in a communique its troops had recaptured Zinjibar another key city on the Gulf of Aden 30 miles northeast of Aden Gunboats loyal to the south were reported pounding northern troops on the coast east of Aden Northern and southern forces also were reported fighting fiercely to the norm and northeast of the port city The source said claims by the northern its troops had reached the suburbs of Aden were He said the troops were about 125 miles away and no longer moving The southerners have the tacti of knowing the ter rain and more importantly the he said alluding to the powerful Bakeel tribe that is loyal to southern leaders year who were picked up on Berger said and probably only 5 per cent qualified as political refugees The real problem here is whats going on in Berger said on ABC And the real solution is to get the military leaders who are perpetuating this terrible violence m mat country to Foreigners continued to flee on boats and by air At least people mainly Americans and Europeans had left by Sunday The State Department advised all Americans in Yemen many of them holding dual citizenship to leave The Embassay told any Americans who wanted out to gather today at a hotel in the northern capital Sana A British Airways DC10 jumbo jet was on its way to Sana to pick up 240 evacuees including Britons other Europeans and Americans Foreign Minister Mohammed Basindawh repeated his govern ments opposition to outside mediation and said the north would fight unhl the rebel group that has deviated from constitu tional legitimacy was crushed He spoke on Sana radio moni tored in Cyprus Yemen on the tip of the Arabian Peninsula had been moving toward civil war since August as its two leaders quarreled over merging the north and south Southerners claimed the north was trying to dominate the nation The May 1990 union had been a popular move with the impover ished countrys 14 million people who regard themselves as one nation But Vice President Ali Salem alBeidh a southerner and President Ali Abdullah Saleh a northerner continued to feud and their militaries never merged Althouth Yemen one of the poorest countries in the Middle East has only limited crude oil production estimated to barrels a day oilis its1 economic lifeline Whoever con trols the oil fields located largely in the south could determine the economic destiny of the nation Policemens mission making peace work I will never hurt any fellow Palestinian RAF AH Egypt AP Some of the Palestinian police assembling in this border town are battle hardened fighters others are bare ly old enough to shave But almost to a man they say their job will be to make the Israel PLO peace agreement work on the ground when they reach the Gaza Strip possibly today My role will be to assure that the situation inside Gaza will be said Lt Mohammed Moussa 50 But I will never hurt any fellow Palestinian Ill try to do it with talk to convince Moussa is among 400 policemen billeted in bright orange tents in a sandy clearing of an Egyptian army base here The force eventually to number was created under the accord signed last week in Cairo by Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin of Israel and Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat The arrival of the police will trigger the final stage of the Israeli withdrawal and the beginning of selfrule for Palestinians for the first time since Israel captured the West Bank and Gaza in the 1967 Middle East war A similar unit is waiting on the Jordanian frontier to enter the West Bank town of Jericho The two units were to have entered Gaza and Jericho on Sun day Israeli officers blamed the Palestinians for not coordinating the crossings and denied accusa tions by Palestinians that they came up with lastminute demands that made the deploy ment impossible The police here are dressed in olive drab uniforms donated by the government of Norway to get the force going Their rifles and pistols were shipped across the border Sunday for registration by the Israeli army Their modest motor pool con sists of about 20 jeeps and one truck its sides plas tered with posters of Arafat Moussa was born in Beersheva a town that had been in Palestine before the state of Israel was created in 1948 He left Gaza in 1967 and took part in the subsequent wars against Israel as part of the Egyptianbased Ain Jalout brigade of the Palestine Liberation Army Inside todays Tribune Local If you arf a smoothie in Tip ton yOu had better have a per mit Page A3 Style International travel offers a variety of vacation opportune ties Page Bl Sports Pacers open second round playoffs at Atlanta Tuesday night Page A8 Also inside Business Classified Local News of Real ;