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Madison Wisconsin State Journal (Newspaper) - March 31, 1990, Madison, Wisconsin Wisconsin state Tournat a March 31, 1990 Madison Wisconsin 35 cents 50 cents outside Dane county saturday Daylight savings remember to set your clocks ahead one hour at 2 00 arn., sunday. Sports Caa basketball today a final four Duke is. Arkansas 4 43 . Univ is. Georgia tech 7 15 both games televised on lbs cd. 3 details in sports/1 a 3b inside let the Bee begin forty eight of Wisconsin a Best spelling students will be in Madison today to face the moment of truth. For a guide see 8a.money greyhound strains to increase service the four week National strike against greyhound lines continues and in Madison managers and replacement Drivers struggle to increase service. Details/8b. Pig 10b the Dow Jones 20.49. A the . Has listed 35 nations that face retaliation for their restrictive Trade practices. Details/8b. World associated press she a Princess Eugenie the second daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York has been named Princess Eugenie Victoria Helena. The baby a name was announced shortly after the Royal couple stepped from Portland Hospital in London Friday with the new Princess. Princess Eugenie pronounced Yoo Zhay Nee is sixth in line to succeed Queen Elizabeth ii. The 30-year-old Duchess of York the former Sarah Ferguson gave birth to Princess Eugenie on March 23.dote/ unquote a i told the kid face to face if you want to get on with your life and never see me again just put a Dollar in the mail every Louis Herzog referring to the $1-a-week penalty ordered paid by the Man who killed his daughter in 1982 while driving drunk details/3a. Inside a world news/5a a opinion/11a sports morning briefings i scoreboard/7b m0ney/8b markets/10-11b look a movie listings/5c a comics/6c a tv/radio/7c metro state a area briefs/2d a obituaries/4d a classified/5d today a forecast Cloudy with a Chance of showers. High 49. Cloudy tonight with possible showers. Low 39 details Back abortion curbs killed Boise Idaho a gov. Cecil Andrus confronted with thousands of pleas and a threatened potato Boycott by opponents of Idaho a abortion Bill on Friday vetoed what would have been the most restrictive state abortion Law. The veto ended the Hopes of anti abortion groups who wanted to use an Idaho Law to Challenge the . Supreme courts commitment to legalized abortion embodied in its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. Andrus an anti abortion governor who said he agonized Over provisions of the legislation explained his decision by saying the Bill does not provide a woman and her family any flexibility in cases of rape and incest. A the Bill is drawn so narrowly that it would punit ively and without compassion further harm an Idaho woman who May find herself in the horrible unthinkable position of confronting a pregnancy that resulted from rape or incest a he said in a written state ment read at a news conference. The veto effectively killed the Bill for the year. The veto a is the most significant demonstration to Date of the Power depth and intensity of the pro Choice movement a said rate Michelman executive director of the National abortion rights action league in Washington . Anne Nicol Gaylor of Madison who a written Andrus threatening a Boycott of Idaho potatoes if he did no to veto the Bill said Friday night she and her husband Paul were going out for perhaps Steak and definitely Idaho grown potatoes to celebrate. Gaylor head of the women a medical fund in Madison which tries to ensure poor people Access to abortions said a it was a very prudent decision very humane. We Are just delighted. My last Call was from Idaho and there was dancing in the John Willke president of the National right to life committee said a gov. Andrus today abandoned thousands of unborn children who will continue to die needlessly in Idaho. He has bowed to the hollow threats and pressure tactics of pro abortion extremists who insist abortion be available As a method of birth Andrus who is running for an unprecedented fourth term said he had consulted with Legal scholars of both political parties who said there was not the a remotest chances of the supreme court upholding such a fans Power tourney by Bill Brophy sports editor Detroit a the University of Wisconsin hockey team Wasny to the Only Winner Friday night when the badgers advanced to the final of the National collegiate athletic association hockey tournament with a 2-1 Victory Over Boston College. A the merchants in the City of Detroit were happier about the badgers win than anybody a Boston Magazine reporter John Barkin said. A if Wisconsin had lost and All the fans had gone Home they would have taken All the spirit out of the More than 5,000 us fans saw Chris Tancill score two Power play goals and watched goalie Duane Derksen make two clutch saves in the final minute to Send Wisconsin into the title game. The badgers will face Colgate on sunday at i . Cd in quest of their fifth National championship. The game will be televised on cd. 47. As badgers coach Jeff Sauer Shook hands with by coach Len Ceglarski after the dramatic game the badgers fans chanted a one two three four we want Sauer acknowledged their support by pumping his Arm in the air. Us officials think As Many As 8,000 to 10,000 badgers fans could be in attendance for the title game. That a no april fool. More than a third of the crowd of 14,174 wore red and White at fridays semifinal game. They got ready 2 hours before the game when 2,000 badgers fans used the Detroit Skyline As a backdrop for a Pep rally outside the Joe Louis Arena. They heard a string of us fight songs for 30 minutes from the badgers band listened to us athletic director Pat Richter address the crowd and danced to the Bud song. It is a scene that has become familiar at the Mcaa tournament whenever Wisconsin has been involved since the badgers were Given a trophy at Providence r.i., in 1978 for having the a a world a greatest and Friday at Sundown fans getting off the people mover in downtown Detroit heard a on Wisconsin and saw people with wedges of cheese on their Heads dance the polka and sing a game Story Bill Brophy column sundays opponent notes and More photos/1 b,4b Badger fans from left Erie Greener Carl Makuch and Gary Lloyd All of Madison cheer As the us marching band plays outside Detroit s Joe Louis Arena before Friday nights game. State journal photo Chris Corsmeier state journal photo Scott Seid Wisconsin a Chris Tancill celebrates after scoring the first of his two goals. Ink % 0jpjmb it i Jill Lebanon fighting explodes Christian factions Trade heavy fire Beirut Lebanon apr after weeks of sporadic clashes a cease fire Between rival Christian forces collapsed Friday in thunderous Battles that killed at least 38 people and left Beirut and the surrounding Hills in flames. The fighting began at Daybreak and continued without setup Early today. Residents of the men Region overlooking Beirut reported heavy shelling. The residents reached by Telephone from Cyprus said they had been in bomb shelters since Dawn. A a it Sall out War again a said a police spokesman who cannot be named under standing regulations. A cease fire had been in effect since March 3 Between Gen. Michel Aouni a troops and the rival lebanese forces militia. It had been violated repeatedly raising fears of renewed warfare but none of the previous fighting was As serious As that Friday. The Christian forces have been battling since Jan. 30 for control of the Christian enclave. Aoun began the warfare in january by moving to crush Samir Geagea a militia the main challenger to Aouni a authority in the Christian Region. Police said at least 38 people were killed and 65 wounded in Savage combat Friday in the Central sector of Christian East Beirut and in the mountains of Kes Rouan province 20 Miles Northeast of the capital. Since Jan. 30, at least 814 people have died in the Battles. Most have been civilians. Thunderous blasts reverberated across Beirut. Schools churches apartments and shops were set ablaze in the City and across Kes Rouan and flames lit the night sky Over Beirut. Police said scores of houses collapsed on their tenants. Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir spiritual head of the maronite Catholic Community of which Aoun and Geagea Are members threatened both men with excommunication if fighting did not Stop. A this horrific destructive shelling which the army and the lebanese forces blame on each other. Has forced people to flee their Homes and take shelter in forests a Sfeir said. A How dare they claim they Are defending Christian land while they Are turning it into scorched Earth a he said. The statement was broadcast on Beirut radio stations. Sfeir also issued an excommunication threat March 2, a Day before the cease fire. Geagea responded to Sfeir a latest Appeal by saying he would Stop shooting if Aoun reciprocated. There was no immediate response from Aoun. Aouni a Force of 19,000 army troops and Geagea a 6,000-Man militia accused each other of destroying the truce. Aouni a command said Geagea forces tried to attack army positions at Bardaro next to the Geagea stronghold of As Rafieh in East Beirut. The lebanese forces issued their own communique. It said Aouni a troops attacked the Mountain Village of Kleist in an attempt to Clear a path for Aouni a troops to capture Kes Rouan province. Soviets turn up heat in Lithuania state journal wire services Vilnius user a soviet troops took Over the building housing the lithuanian chief prosecutors office late Friday after staff members refused to work with a Moscow loyalist named As new chief prosecutor by the Kremlin. The takeover was the first occupation of a government building in Vilnius since Lithuania declared its Independence on March la and came As an abrupt reversal by the soviets after initial Steps by both sides toward a Compromise. Soldiers previously had occupied a few communist party buildings. Uniformed men Early today also moved into Lithuania scentral newspaper printing Plant. They refused to identify themselves and said Only that they were protecting the building. Wit Nesses said they saw at least seven men armed with nightsticks. In Washington president Bush said he sent a personal message to soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev Quot to be sure that the soviets understand our position and understand that we re not trying to make things difficult for Lithuania or the soviet a i do not want to risk misunderstanding by failing to communicate a Bush said referring to his first direct Contact with the soviets since the Baltic Republic voted for Independence from Moscow nearly three weeks ago. Lithuanian president vytautas Landsbergis said on television the decision to take Over the prosecutors office a brings shame on the soviet a they Are trying to destroy the Legal system. We have had these challenges before. We have stood against them and we will do it again a he said. Premier Kazimiera Prunskiene told reporters after an emergency session of the presidium of the Lithuania parliament that the government told employees of the prosecutors office to try to work in the building under the lithuanian official rather than Moscow a Choice. Lithuanian legislator Egidius Bickauskas said earlier on television that the soviet troops occupied the building with the help of an employee. He did not elaborate. A foreign journalist rushed to the scene and said he saw a truckload of Interior ministry soldiers enter the building. A prosecutor caught in middle/5a Estonia sees Independence Moscow apr the Baltic Republic of Estonia on Friday declared the soviet Union to be an occupying Power and pledged to join neighbouring Lithuania in restoring full Independence. The move put Estonia on the path toward a possible confrontation with the Kremlin but not As directly As Lithuania which declared Independence on March la. Estonian legislators set no Independence Date. They agreed to establish full Independence Only at the end of a still undetermined transition period. During the transition Estonia would work out its own future government Structure and Settle differences with Moscow. Soviet annexation of Independent Estonia in 1940 a did not end the existence of the estonian Republic a said a Resolution passed by a vote of 75-0, with three abstentions. A the estonian Republic is still occupied the soviet news Agency Tass said Estonia a proclaimed the beginning of restoration of of the estonian Republic announcing a transitional period which will be completed with the formation of the estonian republics constr tonal agencies of state

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