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A-2Weather, news in brief the Cincinnati enquirer Thursday, October 24, 1991 RMO IIMII I lll IL Today is Thursday, Oct. 24th, the 297th day of 1 991. There are 68 days left in the year. . f Ex-hostage meets wife, daughter ENQUIRER NEWS SERVICES WIESBADEN, Germany He called her "sweetheart" and she called him "daddy." It was a tender moment when former hostage Jesse Turner met his 4-year-old daughter for the first time on Wednesday. Turner's hopes for such a meeting "kept him going" since he was kidnapped Jan. 24, 1987, in Lebanon by Muslim extremists, said his Lebanese-born wife, Badr Turner. Turner was turned over to Syrian officials Tuesday and flown to the U.S. Air Force hospital in Wiesbaden, where he is undergoing a series of physical and . psychological tests. Doctors at the military hospital said Turner, 44, is in better physical shape than many other returning hostages. And his wife and mother pronounced him healthy in mind and spirit. "It was as the first day when I met him," said his wife, who traveled from Boise, Idaho. Eight Western hostages remain in Lebanon, including four Americans and British envoy Terry Waite. The Associated PressThomas Kienzie Badr Turner, wife of released hostage Jesse Turner, and their 4-year-old daughter, Joanne, face reporters after their reunion at U.S. Air Force medical center in Wiesbaden, Germany. Montenegro could break with Serbia ENQUIRER NEWS SERVICES TITOGRAD, Yugoslavia: Montenegro, Serbia's sole ally in its fierce war against breakaway Croatia, moved Wednesday toward a break with Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic when it refused to support a total mobilization demanded by the federal army. "There are decisive moments when one must decide whether to take the path of peace or the path of war," Montenegron President Momir Bulatovic said in an interview. "We have decided to proceed in a manner that will have less risks for . . . Montenegro." Two Koreas pledge to seek end to hostility SEOUL, South Korea: North and South Korea began drafting a historic rapprochement Wednesday following a pledge by the two nations' prime ministers to work toward ending four decades of confrontation. The announcement was the first sign of progress after meetings between South Korea's Prime Minister Chung Won-shik and North Korea's Premier Yon Hyong Mok. Commuters massacred in two train stations JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: Armed men rampaged through two train stations Wednesday, hacking screaming commuters to pieces in a massacre that left nine people dead and 36 injured, police said. The African National Congress and the rival Inkatha Freedom Party accused each other of being behind the killings in the black township of Soweto. Secret nuclear plant eludes U.N. inspectors UNITED NATIONS: U.N. weapons inspectors have yet to find a secret Iraqi nuclear plant north of Baghdad that a defecting Iraqi scientist told U.S. intelligence about, officials said Wednesday. The Iraqi government scientist turned himself in to U.S. troops in northern Iraq last spring. U.S. anti-drug efforts are flawed, auditors say WASHINGTON: U.S. anti-drug aid to Bolivia, Colombia and Peru is doing little to resolve those nations' economic dependence on the cocaine trade, State Department and congressional auditors said Wednesday. The auditors said they found little to show for hundreds of millions of dollars of U.S. aid provided since 1990 under President Bush's Andean drug strategy. More world news, Pages A-3-4. Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has appealed for $10 billion to $11 billion in aid from around the world. O'Hare radar glitches reported CHICAGO: Radar equipment at O'Hare International Airport has been malfunctioning for months, losing track of planes and giving images of others in empty airspace, a federal official said Wednesday. Images appear and disappear usually for 15 to 20 seconds, distracting air-traffjc controllers but not long enough to jeopardize safety, said Jim Dermody, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration. Controllers also have reported seeing double images of airplanes, Dermody said. He said the problem wasn't to blame for three recent near-collisions. Parent payments adding up WASHINGTON: More than $500 million has been collected so far this year by withholding federal income tax refunds of parents delinquent in their child-support payments, officials said Wednesday. The amount is about $40 million more than was collected by this time last year, Department of Health and Human Services officials said. Arrow strikes man in head MIAMI: A man asleep in his living room awoke, sat up and was hit in the center of the forehead by an arrow that penetrated his brain but apparently caused no permanent damage, police said Wednesday. Arron Whittaker, 32, was in a recovery room after overnight surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital reported. His condition was not yet classified. "This is definitely not some kid's toy," said Metro-Dade Police Detective Juan Capote. "It's a hunting point, with four edges. The doctor said it went an inch and a half into the brain, but he was conscious and talking through the whole thing." No arrests have been made. More national news, Pages A-5-8. Healthscience, Page A-10. Thomas makes swearing-in private affair ENQUIRER NEWS SERVICES , WASHINGTON - Clarence Thomas became the nation's 106th Supreme Court justice Wednesday in a hastily arranged private ceremony that concluded the most extraordinary saga in the history of nominations to the high court. Thomas officially joined the court when, at 12:05 p.m. EDT, he swore to "do equal right to the poor and to the rich." Chief Justice William Rehnquist administered the judicial oath, while Thomas' wife, Virginia, held their family Bible. The event pre-empted a public courtroom ceremony set for Nov. 1, at which the new justice was to have taken the oath before an invited audience. The ceremonial inves-' titure will be held as scheduled but will be superfluous as a legal matter since Thomas will already have been a member of the court for more than a week. Court spokeswoman Toni House said he requested that the oath-taking be moved up so he and his staff could be put on the Supreme Court payroll immediately. Law professor Anita Hill kept her silence Wednesday and taught class as Thomas was sworn in. Hill, who told the Senate Judiciary Committee that Thomas sexually harassed her when they worked to-. gether a decade ago, wouldn't talk to a reporter at the University of . Oklahoma law school. She spent the afternoon teaching classes in contracts and commercial law. Weather Hot Line: 1 - For the latest weather forecasts, call v The Enquirer Weather Hot Line. Touch-tone callers: Follow recorded instructions, entering area code for U.S. city or first three letters of foreign city. Rotary callers: Hear Cincinnati weather. 1939: Nylon stockings went on sale for the first time as several stores in Wilmington, Del., began offering the much-awaited hosiery made from Du Pont's new synthetic yarn. Above, a crowd of customers in New York City. 1537: Jane Seymour, the third wife of England's King Henry VIII, died 12 days after giving birth to Prince Edward, later King Edward VI. 1861: The first transcontinental telegraph message was sent as Justice Stephen J. Field of California transmitted a telegram to President Abraham Lin- 1941: German troops capture Kharkov, a major city in the Ukraine on the southern Soviet front. (Kharkov is now a sister city to Cincinnati.) mhmhmm coin. 1901: Anna Edson Taylor, a 43-year-old widow, became the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel and live to tell about it. 1931: The George Washington Bridge, connecting New York and New Jersey, opened to traffic. 1952: In a speech in Detroit, Republican presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower declared, "I shall go to Korea" as he promised to end the war. 1980: The merchant freighter S.S. Poet departed Philadelphia bound for Port Said, Egypt, with a crew of 34 and a cargo of grain; it was never heard from again. General Information 721-2700 NEWS DEPARTMENTS Managing Editor, Thomas E. Dunning 369-1958 Deputy Managing EditorNews & Administration, Dennis Doherty 369-1976 Deputy Managing EditorProjects & Planning, Linda Cagnetti 369-1999 Senior Editor, John Van Doom 369-1951 Assistant Managing EditorNews, James Smith 369-1003 Assistant Managing EditorFeatures-Business. Michael Roberts 369-1984 Assistant Managing EditorGraphics, James L. Dean 369-1812 Editorial Page Editor, Thomas Gephardt 369-1855 Executive News Editor, Neena Pellegrini 369-1921 News Editor, Jenny Barker 369-1921 Metro Editor, Kerry Klumpe 369-1003 Business Editor, Jack Seamonds 369-1962 . Sports Editor, Greg Noble 369-1917 Tempo Editor, Sara Pearce 369-1992 Director of Photography, Liz Dutour 369-1952 Sports Results 749-1055 NEWS BUREAUS Tri-County, 4820 Business Center Way, Cincinnati, 45246. Local calls to 860-4270. From Butler, Warren, Clinton, Brown and Adams counties, and throughout Ohio, call 1-800-336-7003. Clermont County. 200 Technecenter Drive, Suite 206, Miltord, Ohio 45150. Call 576-1800 TO ADVERTISE Display Advertising (National) 369-1744 Display Advertising (Retail) 369-1 781 Classified Ads 421-6300 Legal Advertising 723-2397 Gannett National Newspaper Sales (212)715-5300 TO SUBSCRIBE Delivery and Subscription Service 651-4500 A three-day notice is required to start or stop delivery. Daily & Sunday (monthly) $1 4.25 Daily (monthly) $7.50 Sunday (monthly) $6.75 If your carrier charges more than suggested monthly rates, he or she is doing so as an independent business person. The Enquirer does not approve of this practice. MAIL SUBSCRIPTION The Cincinnati Enquirer (USPS 1 13-200) is published daily and Sunday. Mail subscription rates are $322.40 a year daily and Sunday, $218.40 a year daily only, and $104.00 a year Sunday only. Second-class postage paid at Cincinnati, Ohio, by Trie Cincinnati Enquirer, 61 7 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Cincinnati Enquirer, 617 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202. The publisher reserves the right to change subscription rates during the term of a subscription upon 28 days' notice. This notice may be by mail to the subscriber, by notice contained in the newspaper itself, or otherwise. Subscription rate changes may be implemented by changing the duration of the subscription. MISSED DELIVERY To ensure same-day delivery of missed copies Monday through Saturday within the greater Cincinnati area, call 651-4500 before 9:30 a.m. (On Sunday Call before 10:30 a.m.) BACK COPIES You can buy papers up to one month old at the Enquirer circulation office, third floor, 61 7 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202, weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. HAVE A NEWS QUESTION? Call our reader representative Betty Barnett it 369-1851 if you tee inaccurate information or have comment about a story, or call the appropriate editor listed under News Departments. - Attorneys for four men accused of attempted murder in a case involving James Foster of Kennedy Heights did not cross-examine Foster. Incorrect information appeared in a story in Wednesday's MetroState section. It was an editing error. The Enquirer will correct all errors of substance. If you wish to report an error or request a clarification, please call Betty Barnett, reader representative, at 369-1851 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. ii 1 50 YEARS LATER Doctor helps 2 more women commit suicide ENQUIRER NEWS SERVICES DETROIT: Suicide machine inventor Dr. Jack Kevorkian helped two women commit suicide in a remote state park Wednesday, not far from where he helped an Alzheimer's disease victim die last year, one of his lawyers said. Kevorkian had called the sheriffs department and said there were two bodies in the cabin, WXYZ-TV reported. Oakland County Prosecutor Richard Thompson, who last year charged Kevorkian with first-degree murder in the death of Alzheimer's victim Janet Adkins, said he would consider charges after the sheriff's department concluded its investigation. Edwards: Hold your nose and vote NEW ORLEANS: In the first televised debate of the gubernatorial runoff campaign, former Gov. Edwin Edwards said Louisiana voters may have to "hold their nose" to vote for him, but they will. Edwards, a Democrat, said voters would choose him despite his 1986 acquittal on racketeering charges and accusations that he is a gambler and womanizer. Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, a Republican, predicted he would win the runoff with support from voters who backed Gov. Buddy Roemer, a Republican who came in third in Saturday's open primary. Bush may boost Soviet aid WASHINGTON: President Bush may approve more loan guarantees to underwrite Soviet purchases of U.S. grain because of expected severe food shortages this winter in the Soviet Union, the White House said Wednesday. Bush also may send technical experts to the Soviet Union to help untangle its inefficient and corrupt system of transporting and distributing food. Tristate forecast Thursday, Oct. 24 Cincinnati: Cloudy Variable cloudiness and mild today, with 20 chance of rain. High 79. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Cooler tonight; low 62. Cloudy Friday with 50 chance of showers. High 75; low 60. Ohio: Cloudy Cloudy today with chance of showers. Highs in 70s' Showers tonight in some areas; lows in the 60s. Mostly cloudy Friday with some showers. Highs in the 70s; lows in mid-50s to 60s. Kentucky: Cloudy Cloudy today with showers; highs in the 70s. Some showers tonight with lows in the 60s. Showers Friday. Highs In 70s; lows in 60s. Indiana: Cloudy Cloudy today with chance of showers. Highs In the 70s. Tonight, showers In some areas with lows in mid-50s to 60s. Cloudy Friday with showers. Highs In mid-60s to 70s; lows in the 60s. AIR QUALITY: The air-quality index Wednesday afternoon was 55, considered moderate. The pollen count was 3, deriving mostly from ragweed. The mold count was 810. Weather bureau report For Oct. 23, 1991 itftf mil Rain Location Maysville, Ky Meldahl Dam Cincinnati Markland Moon Phe Last Otr Oct, 30 J f rmm -ive-dav 7962 Here are and yesterday's Cost: 75 cents for first minute; 50 cents for each additional minute 900 - 370 - 8777 Atlanta 404 Los Angeles 213 Boston 617 Miami 305 Chicago 312 Newark 212 Dallas 214 Tampa 813 Denver 303 Washington D.C. 202 City L. H. Prec. Today Tomorrow Little Rock 63 80 Los Angeles 64 74 Ptcldy 6578 Ptcldy 6578 Fair 6371 Ptcldy 6071 Shwrs 6277 Louisville 59 68 .08 Shwrs 6375 Memphis 68 84 Miami Beach 77 83 Milwaukee 62 77 Mocldy 6880 Tstrms 6860 Ptcldy 7585 Ptcldy 7685 Tstrms 6069 Shwrs 5460 ' Shwrs 4248 Cloudy 4151 Mpls-St. Paul 43 60 Nashville 63 66 1.28 Mocldy 6378 Tstrms 6278 New Orleans 74 84 .11 Ptcldy 7186 Ptcldy 7166 New York City Norfolk. Va . 50 72 .53 78 Sunny 5471 Fair 5673 Ptcldy 5980 Ptcldy 6784 Ptcldy 3859 Ptcldy 7186 Shwrs 6276 Ptcldy 6576 Sunny 6162 Ptcldy 5779 Ptcldy 6786 Oklahoma City 66 85 Omaha 47 83 Orlando 71 86 Paducah 63 77 Philadelphia 47 75 Phoenix 69 84 Pittsburgh 49 79 Portland. Maine 33 55 Cloudy 4658 Ptcldy 7086 Shwrs 6578 Ptcldy 5375' Ptcldy 6682 Mocldy 5675 Ptcldy 5674 Sunny 4064 Sunny 4666 Portland. Ore 39 55 .08 Rain 4253 Rain 4558 Haze 5073 Ptcldy 5680 Mocldy 2851 Cloudy 2862 Providence 42 69 - Sunny 4570 Raleigh-Durham 52 80 Ptcldy 5480 Rapid City 27 40 Ptcldy 2746 Reno 39 54 Ptcldy 2755 Richmond 00 80 Ptcldy 5478 Sacramento 45 70 Sunny 4468 Ptcldy 5779 Ptcldy 4666 St. Louis 64 78 1.28 Tstrms 6575 Tstrms 6070 salt Lake uty 44 51 .53 Ptcldy 3553 Ptcldy 3455 San Antonio 74 90 SanOlego 66 72 San Francisco 50 69 San Juan, P R 76 90 St-Ste. Marie 43 70 v tcidy 7289 Ptcldy 7186 Ptcldy 5971 Ptcldy 5164 Ptcldy 7588 Shwrs 5154 Rain 4350 Shwrs 6067 Shwrs 3245 Ptcldy 7168 Shwrs 5868 Mocldy 4261 Sunny 5176 Ptcldy 6378 Ptcldy 8170 Sunny 4965 Ptcldy 7588 Shwrs 49'62 Seattle .41 50 .11 Shwrs4150 South Bend 60 72 Spokane 20 45 Tampa-St. Ptrsbg....68 88 Toledo 55 77 Topeka 67 88 Tucson 60 81 Tulsa 70 88 Washington. DC 52 75 W. Palm Beach 78 86 Shwrs 5872 Shwrs 2841 Ptcldy 7187 Ptcldy 5776 Ptcldy 6282 Ptcldy 5678 Ptcldy 6882 Ptcldy 5776 Ptcldy 7785 Ptcldy 5977 Ptcldy 7785 Highest94 at Cotulla, Texas; lowest11 at Cut Bank, Mont. Temperatures on maps are jl today's forecast South Bend 1 70 ce Cleveland 7256 7357 77KO Columbus ;1' Dayton 7859 M Indianapolis Cincinnati J 7561 J7962 JpT Aouisville 0 . Ihfi I I I ! V"7563 LexingtortY nJsno Paducah 7560 AM 7865 J3r? cCb e2 frrf TemperaturesU.S. cities City L. H. Prec, AKron-Canton 50 75 Albany. N.Y 35 71 Albuquerque 45 73 Anchorage 18 31 Ashoville 45 74 Atlanta 59 78 Atlantic City 41 71 Baltimore...-. 48 73 Billings 24 28 .26 Birmingham 65 82 Bismarck 26 28 .50 Boise 39 52 .01 Boston 47 58 Buffalo 52 77 Burlington, Vt 32 69 Charleston, S.C 68 78 Charleston, W.V 50 79 Charlotte 58 81 Chattanooga 55 72 .01 Cheyenne 34 56 Chicago 55 77 Cleveland 58 76 Columbia. S.C 54 85 Columbus. Ohio 51 72 Concord, N H 30 68 Dallas-Ft. Worth 70 85 Denver 34 81 Des Moines 61 80 Today Tomorrow Shwrs 5871 Sunny 5277 Ptcldy 4463 Ptcldy 2234 Ptcldy 5371 Ptcldy 6077 Ptcldy 5571 Ptcldy 5576 Ptcldy 5874 Ptcldy 4572 Ptcldy 4465 Ptcldy 2134 Ptcldy 5373 Ptcldy 6077 Ptcldy 5471 Ptcldy 5575 Ptcldy 1740 Mocldy 6482 Ptcldy 1232 Mocldy 3053 Sunny 4969 Shwrs 5872 Ptcldy 4870 Ptcldy 6380 Mocldy 5777 Ptcldy 5779 Ptcldy 6075 Snow 3047 Tstrms 6374 Ptcldy 5773 Mocldy 58 80 Ptcldy 5978 Sunny 3771 Mocldy 6986 Shwrs 3653 Tstrms 6070 Shwrs 5673 Rain 3540 Tstrms 6478 Mocldy 930 Ptcldy 2539 Shwrs 6074 Shwrs 5771 Sunny 4372 Ptcldy 7387 Ptcldy 7288 Tstrms 6175 Tstrms 6683 Ptcldy 6961 Ptcldy 6069 Ptcldy 5875 Sunny 5473 Cloudy 2545 Mocldy 6582 Ptcldy 1835 Mocldy 3554 Haze 5373 Ptcldy 5872 Ptcldy 5373 Ptcldy 6481 Mocldy 5778 Ptcldy 5878 Tstrms 5877 Shwrs 2849 Tstrms 5970 Shwrs 5872 Mocldy 5881 Shwrs 5972 Sunny 4773 Mocldy 6582 Ptcldy 3257 Mocldy 4460 Shwrs 5466 Rain 3443 Tstrms 6274 Ptcldy 1530 Sunny 2545 Shwrs 5968 Shwrs 5763 Haze 4674 Ptcldy 7586 Ptcldy 7184 Tstrms 6172 Tstrms 6464 Ptcldy 6882 Ptcldy 5065 Tstrms 5777 Sunny 4870 Detroit .. . 53 77 Duluth 32 Evansvllle 57 Fairbanks 20 51 72 32 Fargo 27 39 Fort Wayne 51 75 Grand Rapids 57 77 Hartford 38 71 Honolulu 71 86 Houston 70 89 .18 Indianapolis 53 73 Jackson, Miss 65 84 1 02 Jacksonville 69 84 .02 KansssCity 64 86 Knoxville 50 77 Las Vegas 64 74 Foreign cities London Madrid Shower Storm Flurries Snow ws Metro outlook I 7560 I BQ5B 7360 I 75B the 7 a.m. river stage forecasts for today and tomorrow 7 a.m. reading. Floodpool Yesterday's "Way's fcmorrow's stage stage forecast forecast 5033.5 34.1 34.0 34 0 5112 13.3 13.1 12.g 5225.4 26.4 26 3 26.3 5112 12.9 12.6 12.6 . , Sunrim Sunset Dam 0DKDDBB Stockholm Ptcldy Sydney Clear Taipei Cldy Tokyo Clear Tunis Ptcldy Vienna Rain Warsaw Ptcldy 1pm 10pm 6pm 9pm 1pm 1pm 1pm 41 63 73 60 72, 41 42 Canadian cities First Olr 7:57 a.m. 6:47 p.m. Nov 6 Nov. 14 Nov 21 50 50 84 64 36 79 79 86 62 46 52 92 62 48 55 83 49 1pm 1pm 8pm 8pm 3pm 3pm 7am 6pm 1pm 1pm 1pm 3pm ipm 2pm 9pm 8pm 2pm Cldy Cldy Manila Ptcldy Mexico City Cldy Moscow Snow Nairobi Cldy Nassau Ptcldy New Deihl Clear Nice Clear Oslo Ptcldy Pans Cldy Riyadh Clear Rome Clear Saraievo Cluar Seoul Ptcldy Singapore Cldy Sofia Clear It Aberdeen Clear Algiers Cldy Amsterdam fidy Athens tuy Berlin Ptcldy Bonn Cldy Brussels Cldy Casablanca Clear Dublin Cldy Geneva Clear Helsinki Cldy Hongkong Clear Jerusalem Clear Lagos Cldy 1pm Noon 1pm 2pm 1pm 1pm Ipm Noon 1pm 1pm 2pm 8pm 2pm 1pm 53 75 49 48 49 60 48 46 39 75 81 81 L. H. 10 21 6 22 37 58 21 35 43 63 34 51 1990 59 47 .0 Rec. N'l 85 64 27 41 High Low Preclp 1991 69 58 Trace The moon will rise at 7:20 p.m. and set Friday at 10.32 a.m. Mercury and Mars will not be visible. Venus will be 35 high In the ESE at 7 a.m. Jupiter will be 40 high In the ESE at 7 a.m. Saturn will be 30 high in the S at 7:30 p.m. Calgary ptcldy Edmonton Clear Montreal Cloudy Regina Snow Toronto Clear Vancouver , Ptcldy i? V

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