Afer some searching I found a way to connect the front IEE 1394 firewire port on my Aria case to the interal port on my Firewire card. Antec sells a cable on their web site called OAMFIREWIRE for this purpose. Cost is $5.95 plus $7.95 s&h.
You can find the cable here:
<A HREF="http://antec" target="_new">http://www.antec.com/Detail.bok?searchpath=7f000001101edef89ba65&category=Spare+Parts&start=1&total=25&no=334