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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - October 17, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana Vol 144 No 44 KOKOMO Kokomo Ind Monday Oct 17 1994 50 cents holds war threat over Iraq WASHINGTON AP Having Won backing for its tough stance on Iraqi aggression me Clinton administration is warning Saddam Hussein that troops will remain in Kuwait until he ends his threat to the nation he invaded four years ago A resolution demanding Iraq end all hostile actions against Kuwait makes very clear they are to return to their prior posi tions and until that we are going to be on Leon Panetta White House chief of staff said on NBC today Every indication we have is that the Iraqi forces are in Panetta said But he added Were not going to in any way hinder our deployment of forces until we see that Iraq has begun full Madeleine K Albright Ambassador to the United Nations gave the Iraqi leader only days to finish his troop pullback from the Kuwaiti border area and Secretary of State Warren Christo pher warned that next time the United States will not wait to retaliate if Iraq threatens its neigh bor On Saturday the United States pushed through a unanimous Security Council vote demanding that Iraq end all hos tile or provocative actions against Kuwait More than troops are currently in Kuwait or on the way with more ready to move to the region Albright speaking Sunday on ABCs This Week With David said that the adminis tration was mildly optimistic that Saddam would remove the last major area of concern two brigades of elite Iraqi forces remaining near Nasiriyah about 90 miles from Kuwait But Christopher reminded Sad dam that he faces quick punish ment if he repeats his threats against Iraq that precipitated the current military buildup in the area Next time well probably not Christopher said on NBCs Meet the 2car accident claims Frankfort womans life FRANKFORT Ind A Frank fort woman was killed and five others were injured Sunday in a twocar accident in Clinton Coun ty Smith 27 Frankfort was pronounced dead at Clinton County Hospital following the accident at 5851 W Mul berryJefferson Road near Ind 28 according to the Clinton County Sheriff Department Two people suffered serious injuries and were transported via Life Line helicopter to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis They were Lindsey Smith 1 who was listed in serious condition in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Amanda Popejoy 20 address unavailable who was in surgery this morning hospital personnel said Kevin Richie age and address unavailable was also taken to Clinton County Hospital and then transported to Methodist and is in satisfactory the emergency room Two others Cory Smith 6 and Shawn Smith 8 both of Frankfort were treated and released with minor injuries at Clinton County Hospital hospital personnel said Popejoy was the driver of the second vehicle and Richie was passenger reports said All the others were passengers in Smiths vehicle No other information was avail able by this morning as police said the accident remains under investigation Jamies on the move Kokomo Park and Recreation Department employees Jesse Dixon leftright Jim Weir and Tom Stout remove and save bricks from future Jamies site Tribune photo by Brian Reynolds Uptown restaurant moving across the street Kokomo Parks and Recreation Department crews have begun removing an uptown park to make room for a new location for Jamies Soda Fountain The longtime uptown restaurant will be moving across the street from 300 N Main St to a larger squarefoot 60seat facil ity at 309 N Main St Along with bricks city crews will remove trees and other landscap ing this week to clear the site Jamies has been located at 300 N Main St since March 1989 when it moved from 113 W Buckeye St First National Bank of Kokomo owns the building currently housing Jamies The bank plans to demolish the building some time next spring and install a surface park ing lot Test of strength UNIONVILLE Ind Bicycle enthusiasts ride through the hills near here Sunday afternoon during the annual Hilly Hundred bike event The blazing colors of fall provided a beautiful background for the riders during the second day of a 100mile ride which started Saturday in Bloomington The event is known as a test of strength and endurance as riders cover an unrelenting course of hills AP photo Aristide begins defanging army Vigilantes go on a machetewielding rampage PORTAUPRINCE Haiti AP hrs first full dayback President JeanBerirand Aristide wasted no time starting to dismantle the military that forced him into exile and ter rorized his people for three years Aristide summoned the new Haitian army chief to the National Palace on Sunday to dis cuss cutting back the military by 80 percent Despite the presidents moves the scars left by years of oppression were still raw Two people were hacked to death Sunday as Aris tide backers clashed with their former oppres sors The deaths illustrated the daunting chal lenge the former priest faces in bringing Haiti into a new era of democracy The violence came less than 24 hours after Aristide preached reconciliation in a tri umphant speech at the National Palace He was guarded by some of the nearly troops sent to Haiti last month to ensure his safe return from exile At least people were killed under repressive military rule after Aristide was overthrown in a September 1991 coup As an old Haitian proverb says The giver of the blow never remembers The bearer of the blow never Several hundred Haitians waited outside Sunday when Maj Gen JeanClaude Duper val the interim army head met with Aristide at the National Palace When Duperval left the crowd yelled and angrily pounded on his car Unfounded rumors that the interim police chief had tried to kill Aristide had fueled the peoples fury Some in the crowd carried sticks and machetes shouting Give us Duperval We dont want the army anymore A lottery kiosk owned by an army backer was ransacked during the demonstration which lasted for several hours until mili tary officers told the crowd to go home In the Cite Soleil slum the Aristide strong Vigilantes wield machetes as they search for FRAPH members in the Cite Soleil slum area of PortauPrince Sunday AP photo hold often targeted by the army two dozen Aristide supporters went on a machetewield ing rampage Sunday against members of the Front for ate Advancement and Progress of Haiti That paramilitary group has killed and brutalized many Aristide supporters When the vigilantes found one FRAPH member Lorreuis Francois they bloodied his wifes face and tore her dress as she desperate ly appealed to diem to leave her husband alone A neighbor persuaded them to leave Less than two hours later witnesses said Francois came outside and angrily whacked a machete into the first person he saw a pullcart driver named Jean killing him The vigilantes returned and killed Francois then burned a Haitian army helmet and a green olive drab uniform they found in his home Inside todays Kokomo Tribune LOMl Air Force Band of Flight wows a Kokomo audience Page A2 Style Octobers perfect time to partake in pasta popcorn il2 Sports Colts Harbaugh nearly flawless in upset of Bills Page A7 Alto Inside Btuiitess Classified Local ;