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Uj J AU Society short cut Long ball gowns out this year 0 Men's sweaters shot with color Dr. Style: Saving sweaters' shape Section C Peace prize Burmese activist winsA-3 OUSAirlost$81millionB-5 Dealing with I-275D-1 Pirates vjin fJo. 5 1-0 victory over Braves may mark turning point Next: Wednesday at Pittsburgh SportsSection B Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi rrntr iTttvt nPiTYin it nil CMC MA 1 h II m in A FINAL35C CI 0 PPl A A 0 T1 A. .lilttiaeger vote comes tonaigM crats most likely to switch. "I'm as pained and perplexed as the ; rest of America," Lieberman said on NBC. Before Hill's charges were explored in excruciating detail in three days of nationally televised hearings, Thomas had a majority of 55 senators 41 Republicans and 14 Democrats on his side. Monday night, ABC News reported that its head count showed 52 votes for Thomas. In the 100-member Senate, Thomas needs just 50 votes, because Vice President Dan Quayle would break a tie. Whatever the final tally, the Senate (Please see THOMAS, Page A-4) firmation and was one of his chief Judiciary Committee interrogators. Regarded as the swing Democratic senators are: David Boren of Oklahoma. Richard Bryan of Nevada. Alan Dixon of Illinois. J. James Exon of Nebraska. Wyche Fowler of Georgia. Bob Graham of Florida. Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut. Sam Nunn of Georgia. Harry Reid of Nevada. The Associated Press identified Fowler, Exon, Dixon and Lieberman as the Demo tions. Most senators remained out of sight Monday as phone messages jammed answering machines on Capitol Hill and telegrams piled up outside Senate offices locked for the federal holiday. For Thomas' nomination to fail, his opponents need to change the minds of a few swing senators. Nine Democratic senators who had declared their support for Thomas before the allegations came to light may be wavering. "It's really in the hands of a few Democratic senators," said Sen. Howell Heflin, D-Ala., who opposes Thomas' con ENQUIRER NEWS SERVICES WASHINGTON With the searing interrogation of Judge Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill at an inconclusive end, the battle turns to the Senate, which will vote tonight on Thomas' nomination to the Supreme Court. A handful of undecided senators, confronted by a wave of public opinion and the quandary of whether to believe Thomas sexually harassed Hill, are the key to the 6 p.m. vote. Sen. John Danforth, R-Mo., Thomas' chief backer, called the vote a tossup. Hill, whose veracity, character and even sanity were questioned, appeared in Norman, Okla., where she teaches law, to denounce the attacks and repeat that her accusations of sexual harassment against Thomas were true. "It was suggested that I had fantasies, that I was a spurned woman and that I had a martyr complex," she said. "I will not dignify those theories except to assure you that I did not imagine the conduct to which I testified. I have been deeply hurt and offended by the nature of the attacks on my character." Hill, who decided early Monday not to testify again, declined to take any ques 1- ? , Use our ballot to track tonight's Senate vote on the confirmation of Clarence Thomas. If you'd like to let your Senators know your opinion, we've included phone numbers for the Tristate officials. You'll have to be patient though phone lines have been very busy. In the Tristate Y N Dan Coats, R-lnd. (202) 224-5623; (317) 269-5555 Richard Lugar, R-lnd. (202) 224-4814; (317) 226-5555 Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. (202) 224-2541; 261-6304 Wendell Ford, D-Ky. (202)224-4343;491-7929 John Glenn, D-Ohio (202)224-3353:684-3265 Howard Metzenbaum, D-Ohio (202)224-2315:684-3894 Across the nation Y N r, J. Y N William Cohen, R-Maine George Mitchell, D-Maine Barbara Mikulski, D-Md. Paul Sarbanes, D-Md. John Kerry, D-Mass. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass. Carl Levin, D-Mich. Donald Riegle, D-Mich. Paul Wellstone, D-Minn. David Durenberger, R-Minn. Thad Cochran, R-Miss. Trent Lott, R-Miss. Christopher Bond, R-Mo. John Danforth, R-Mo. Max Baucus, D-Mont. Conrad Burns, R-Mont. BO J. James Exon, D-Neb. J. Robert Kerrey, D-Neb. Harry M. Reid, D-Nev. Richard H. Bryan, D-Nev. Robert Smith, R-N.H. Warren Rudman, R-N.H. Bill Bradley, D-N. J. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J. . Pete Domenici, R-N.M. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M. Alfonse D'Amato, R-N.Y. Daniel Moynihan, D-N.Y. Jesse Helms, R-N.C. Terry Sanford, D-N.C. Kent Conrad, D-N.D. Quentin Burdick, D-N.D. David Boren, D-Okla. Don Nickles, R-Okla. Mark Hatfield, R-Ore. Bob Packwood, R-Ore. Arlen Specter, R-Pa. Harris Wofford, D-Pa. Claiborne Pell, D-R.l. John Chafee, R-R.l. Strom Thurmond, R-S.C. Ernest Hollings, D-S.C. Larry Pressler, R-S.D. Thomas Daschle, D-S.D. Albert Gore, D-Tenn. James Sasser, D-Tenn. Phil Gramm, R-Texas Lloyd Bentsen, D-Texas Jake Garn, R-Utah Orrin Hatch, R-Utah Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. James Jeffords, R-Vt. John Warner, R-Va. Charles Robb, D-Va. Brock Adams, D-Wash. Slade Gorton, R-Wash. John D. Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va. Robert Kasten, R-Wis. Herbert Kohl, D-Wis. Alan Simpson, R-Wyo. Malcolm Wallop, R-Wyo 6 IL v iC . M Howell Heflin, D-Ala. Richard Shelby, D-Ala. Ted Stevens, D-Alaska Frank Murkowski, R-Alaska John McCain, R-Ariz. Dennis DeConcini, D-Ariz. David Pryor, D-Ark. Dale Bumpers, D-Ark. Alan Cranston, D-Calif. John Seymour, R-Calif. Hank Brown, R-Colo. Timothy Wirth, D-Colo. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn. Joe Lieberman, D-Conn. Joseph Biden, D-Del. William Roth, R-Del. Bob Graham, D-Fla. Connie Mack, R-Fla. Sam Nunn, D-Ga. Wyche Fowler, D-Ga. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii Daniel Akaka, D-Hawaii Larry Craig, R-ldaho Steven Symms, R-ldaho Paul Simon, D-lll. Alan Dixon, D-lll. Tom Harkin, D-lowa Charles Grassley, R-lowa Nancy Kassebaum, R-Kan. Robert Dole, R-Kan. J. Bennett Johnston, D-La. John Breaux, D-La. DC i Debate: Senate will begin debate at 10:30 a.m. today. i Vote: 6 p.m. roll-call vote likely will be completed by about 6:30 p.m. I Radio: WVXU-FM (91 .7 MHz) and WNKU-FM (89.7 MHz) will carry National Public Radio's live coverage when debate begins. I Commercial TV: NBC, CBS plan limited live coverage of Senate debate. CBS said it would air debate live as the news warranted. NBC said On Page A-4 Analysis: Republicans out-nastied the Democrats. Cases for Hill and Thomas. Senators' phones jammed by constituents. Beckwith faces hearing. Drama rates high on TV. it would cover the hearings 10 a.m.-1 p.m., then continue as events warrant. ABC hadn't set plans! I PBS: Neither WCET (Channel 48) or WPTD (Channel 16) plan to pre-empt shows for debate. Channel 48 expects the Thomas hearings and vote to dominate the MacNeil-Lehrer NewshouraX 6 p.m. A PBS recap will air at 11 p.m. on Channel 48. I Cable TV: CNN, C-SPAN and Court TV plan to cover debate and vote live. Tiebreaker Vice President Dan Quayle, R. Study: Lindner's pay too high Inside List of top losers and gainers In the Financial World Sumy IBS. Grads may see few jobs again BY MARK SIEBERT The Cincinnati Enquirer College seniors preparing to throw their resumes into the employment ring could spend the school year ; battling the same dismal job prospects faced by last ' year's seniors. ! Early recruiting season for corporate headhunters has begun. Career placement directors at the University of Cincinnati and Xavier University say numbers of entry-level jobs seem to be up, but not by much. "It's nothing to get euphoric about," said Linda Bates Parker, UC's career development and place- i ment director. (Please see JOBS, Page A-5) Five sections 151st year, No. 189 Copyright, 1991 The Cincinnati Enquirer NationWorld I World...... A-3 Nation A-4-5 Healthscience A-5 Digests A-2 Sports Sullivan B-l Scoreboard B-2 Digest B-2 Baseball B-4 Business Portfolio..... ...B-5 NASDAQ B-7 Amex stocks B-7 Mutual funds B-8 Tempo Advice C-2 Comics C-6 Puzzles C-7 Television C-5 Metro Howard D-2 Lotteries D-2 Obituaries D-3 Classif ied.. D-4-10 A spokeswoman for Lindner said she had no comment. Survey author Graef S. Crystal gave his editor an easy out. By including Chiquita Brands International Inc., another AFC investment, Lindner, in fact, deserves a $760,000 raise, Crystal said. The editor nixed that idea, since Chiquita was not among the largest 500 U.S. companies based on the value of firm's outstanding stock when Crystal designed the study. Each of the other six Cincinnati-area executives cited in the survey deserves a raise, the magazine says. BY PATRICIA GALLAGHER (The Cincinnati Enquirer By Cincinnati standards, financier Carl Lindner makes a lot of money. By Financial World standards, he makes too much. The Oct. 29 issue of the monthly business magazine, due out today, says Lindner should take a pay cut of $1.43 million this year. That's just for his job at Penn Central Corp., one of several companies he heads. He made $2.87 million there in 1990, for salary, bonus and stock options, Financial World says. Based on an analysis that looks at companies' size and performance, Lindner should get $1.44 million from Penn Central this year, the magazine says. Suggesting a cut in pay for Lindner is a tough call tougher still, considering his American Financial Corp. (AFC) is the majority owner of the magazine. Weather: Cloudy and cool today. High, 53. Low tonight of 34. Details on Page A-2.

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