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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 2

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Saturday, January 1, 1977
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Ai Palm Beach Post-Times, Saturday, January i, 1977 Spill Blamed on Human Error A ! M $ Fiaurat thaw high ttmptraturi By United Press International Transportation Secretary William Coleman flew over the wreckage of the Liberian oil tanker Argo Merchant yesterday and said later he did not believe the tanker was deliberately grounded. He blamed "human error" by the ship's captain and crew for the accident. Later yesterday, the Coast Guard bombarded the bow of Argo Merchant with cannon fire for a half-hour to sink it and prevent it from becoming a hazard to navigation. Coast Guard spokesmen said the bow, which had become partially buoyant after the loss of oil, probably would take about 12 hours to sink. Coleman took an inspection flight over Nantucket Shoals where the tanker grounded Dec. 15 and eventually split in two spilling 7.6 million gallons of heavy industrial oil into the Atlantic, and then held a news conference at Otis Air Force Base. He announced establishment of a special task force, with his general counsel, Donald Bliss, as chairman, to make a comprehensive review of marine safety regulations in the light of the recent incidents in oil pollution off Nantucket Island, Puerto Rico, along the Delaware era Flurriai Roifl River and from a tanker explosion in Los Angeles. Coleman put blame on the ship's captain, George Papadopoulos. "Knowing the navigational tools he had aboard, I certainly feel.. .it was human error rather than any failure on the part of the Coast Guard," Coleman said. The massive oil spill now spreads about 120 miles from the site of the grounded and broken tanker, but Coleman said he does not think the slick will head ashore. The Argo Merchant was one of four Liberian registry tankers involved in oil spills and. groundings in the last two weeks. The others were the Olympic Games which spilled 133,500 gallons of oil on the Delaware River in Pennsylvania; the Oswego-Peace which lost 2,000 gallons into the Thames River in Connecticut; and the Daphne, a 31,000-ton tanker which had been stuck on a sandbank for 33 hours in Guauanilla Bay, Puerto Rico. In Philadelphia, the Olympic Games was moved yesterday to a new anchorage in the Delaware River where she spilled 133,000 gal-Ions of oil earlier this week. The Coast Guard said the Olympic Games was given a going over by the American Bureau of Shipping and representatives of the Coast Guard Merchant Marine Inspection Office in Philadelphia before moving from her berth at the British Petroleum dock in Marcus Hook, Pa., south of Philadelphia. All the oil around the ship was cleaned up by Thursday night and the oil containment boom was removed, according to Coast Guard Lt. Rick Williams. Williams said, however, oil cleanup along the shores of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware is continuing and it may take about 10 days to finish. In Connecticut, officials said 60 per cent of 2,000 gallons of fuel oil from the Oswego-Peace already has been cleaned up from the Thames River, but bad weather hampered the effort. Most of the oil contained by styrofoam booms near the tied-up ship had been removed but about 3,600 feet of the exclusive resort beach at Eastern Point in Groton was fouled by thick globs of oil. (or 70 SKowtfi Stationary Otdudtd Data Iram NATIONAL WEATHCR SERVICI NOAA U $ De.t ol (m Brutal Cold Grips North Goldwater Discussed During Trial y Unlttd Pm Itrftfflitlonil Brian Lenneweh knew it was cold in Des Moines yesterday when he slammed shut the front door of his car and heard the rear window "shatter into a million pieces." That's what they call "brittle cold" in Iowa. The temperature was 11 below zero at the time. At Bemidji, Minn., where it was 30 below, Marty Karger shrugged off the weather. "We're used to the cold," he said. "My father-in-law in California can't believe we drive cars ' on the lakes." - The National1 Weather Service took a reading on the last day of the year through much of the nation's eastern half and reported, Zone Forecast "It was miserably cold . . . Temperature readings below zero were nearly as common as ice cream cones at a picnic on the Fourth of July." The brutal cold spread from the northern Great Plains across the mid and upper Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes and into the northern Appalachians and New England. Cold also sliced deep into the Southland. Cold records shattered like frozen icicles 11 below at Cleveland, 15 below at Lansing, Mich., 18 below at Houghton Lake, Mich. That was mild compared - to the 39 below at-Brainerd, Minn., and the record-breaking 34 below at St. Cloud, Minn. Tides From Post Wire Services TUCSON, Ariz. Three congressmen who may testify or be discussed at the trial of John Adamson, charged with murdering reporter Don Bolles, were a focal point yesterday of a judge's questioning of potential jurors. -At the insistence of defense attor raise chickens or hogs or are seeking employment in the mobile home factories dominant in the area. Illegitimate Births Reach Record High WASHINGTON - A record 14.2 per cent of all births in the United States during 1975 were illegitimate, the National Center for Health Statistics said yesterday. During the same year, total U.S. birth and fertility rates fell to unprecedented lows, new figures from the center showed. The declining birth rate pointed toward a possible zero population growth in the next century. Already, figures showed, the average woman of childbearing age can expect to have just 1.8, children during her lifetime compared to 3.6 at 1960 rates. Based on information from birth certificates in the District of Columbia and the 38 states that record such information, the center estimated 447,900 illegitimate births among the total 3,144,198 registered live births in the United States in 1975, a 7 per cent increase over 1974. Figures for 1976 were not available. PALM BEACH INLET High 5:20 a.m. 5:18 p.m. Low 11:35 a.m. 11:48 p.m. PALM BEACH OCEAN High 4:59 a.m. 4:57 p.m. Low 11:05 a.m. 11:11 p.m. JUPITER INLET High 6:11 a.m. 6:09 p.m. Low a.m. 12:32 p.m. BOVNtON inlet High 5:09 a.m. 5:07 p.m. Low 11:2) a.m. 11:34 p.m. ST. LUCIE INLET High 5:00 a.m. 4:58 p.m. Low 11:02 a.m. 11:15 p.m. HILLSBORO INLET High 5-33 a.m. 5:31 p.m. Low 11:59 a.m. - p.m SEBASTIAN INLET High 4:57 a.m. 4:55 p.m. Low 10:52 a.m. 11:05 p m. r-UKT PIERCE INLET High 5:06 a m. 5:04 'if; i cow 1 1 :os a.m. ll:ll p.m. MOON Rite 2:44 p.m. SUN Rise 7:09 a.m. Set 3:54 a.m. Set 5:39 p.m. er McCree has agreed to leave his tenured judgeship to accept the appointment. McCree, 56, has served for 10 years on the U.S. 6th Circuit Court, of Appeals in Cincinnati and previously was a federal judge for five years in Detroit. He is one of only two black federal appeals judges. McCree's appointment might blunt some of the criticisms voiced by civil rights activists over Carter's choice of Bell, who has served on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta for 15 years. The solicitor general represents the United States in cases before the Supreme Court. The post is the number 3 job in the Justice Department, below the attorney general and his deputy. Regulation Tuts Amish Out of Milk Business SHIPSHEWANA, Ind. - Hundreds of Amish dairy farmers, unwilling to compromise their religious beliefs, are being forced out of business by a state regulation requiring them to cool their milk by modern means. The regulation, going into effect March 1, requires that warm, fresh milk be cooled to 50 degrees Fahrenheit within two hours after it leaves the cow, a process that can only be accomplished by refrigeration. The rapid cooling is intended to prevent growth of bacteria. But the Amish, who traditionally have cooled their milk with cold water or ice, are forbidden by their religion to use electricity, the source of power for most milk cooling systems. The old method with cold water or ice can only cool milk to 70 degrees within two hours. As a result, many Amish are having to sell their herds of dairy cows and many are either planning to Extended Outlook Considerable cloudiness through Sunday with a 50 per cent chance of showers. Low In the 40s. High In the upper 60s. ney William Friedl, Superior Court Judge Ben Birdsall recalled a woman panelist after her initial questioning and asked her further about reports she said she had heard about land fraud and Sen. Barry Goldwater. The woman, a sales clerk, mother and wife of a truck driver, said she was convinced Goldwater had vindicated himself by saying he had no connection with such ventures. Birdsall accepted her as a prospective juror for a panel of 37 from whom a jury of 12 and five alternates will be chosen. In his questioning, Birdsall also discussed two outgoing Arizona Republican members of the House of Representatives, John Conlan and Sam Steiger, who were on a list, studied by panelists, of possible witnesses and persons who may be brought up at the trial. Saudi-American Trade Doubles in Past Year JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - American trade and contracts with Saudi Arabia have nearly doubled In the past year, a U.S. Embassy official said yesterday. He confirmed a Saudi report, however, that this oil-rich kingdom's trade with other countries was growing faster than with the United States. The official made the statements in commenting on a recent trade report by the English language newspaper Saudi Gazette. It claimed that U.S. companies had lost billions of dollars to European and Asian competitors in 1976 and were expected to lose even more in 1977. The embassy official told The Associated Press that U.S. trade with Saudi Arabia tripled since 1974 and "American firms are handling an estimated $17 billion in contracts and services this year." Gilmore To Be Quizzed In $1 Million Suit SALT LAKE CITY - Gary Gil-more, scheduled to be shot in 17 days, spent New Year's Eve in soli-Palm Beach Post-Times Area Data tary confinement on Death Row while lawyers prepared to question him in a SI million civil lawsuit filed by the family of one of his victims. Lawyer William Stegall Jr. said yesterday he and other attorneys representing the wife and daughter of slain service station attendant Max Jensen would interrogate Gil-more next Wednesday at Utah State Prison. Los Angeles Attorney Named to Aid Vance WASHINGTOn - Warren M. Christopher, a prominent Los Angeles attorney, was named yesterday to serve as the No. 2 state department official in the Carter administration. At the same time, it was learned that Richard N. Cooper, a Yale economist, has agreed to serve as under secretary for economic affairs, the No. 3 job in the state department. Cooper, a well-known international economist, was also the choice of W. Michael Blumenthal, secretary of the Treasury-designate, for a high job there, but chose to return to state where he had been a deputy assistant secretary for international monetary affairs in the Johnson administration. Cyrus R. Vance, the secretary of state-designate personally chose Christopher, a 51-year-old former deputy attorney general in the last years of the Johnson administration, it was common knowledge around the state department in recent weeks that Christopher would rplace Charles W. Robinson, who leaves office on Jan. 20 along with Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger and many other top officials. Carter to Appoint Black Solicitor General WASHINGTON - President-elect Carter and his designated attorney general, Griffin B. Bell, have selected federal apppeals court jduge Wade H. McCree as solicitor general, sources close to Carter said , yesterday. However, it was not known wheth 11 14 15 It 17 - Slowly diminishing cloud-Intti ind turning coldtr today. Sundoy partly cloudy ind continued rithtr cold. Lows tonight In tht uppor 30 to low 40s. Hlghi today and Sunday around M. Winds becoming northerly 1$ to X m.p.h. II 1 20 II - Considerable cloudiness Afcrnjoh Sunday turning cooler today and continued cool Sunday. Lows tonight mostly In the 40s. Highs today In the upper 60s and Sundey around 70. Northerly winds around 15 m.p.h. 11 Considerable cloudiness through Sunday. Cooler today and Sunday. Lows tonight In the 50s. Highs todey and Sunday melnly In the low 70s. Northerly winds around 15 m.p.h. 1) Considerable cloudiness through Sunday. Just a little cooler today and Sundey. Lows In the mid-Ms tonight. Highs todey and Sunday mainly In the low 70s. Northerly winds mostly eround 15 m p h. today. Rain probability today 30 per cent. ACRE HOMESITES IN THE PINES Live in a planned private titan community located northeast of Moyocoo Lakes Country Club and almost immediately east of the BreakVs West Golf Course, live close to noture in a setting of pines, and yet only minutes from downtown West Polm Beoch. All lots are o minimum of one acre and have plenty of space for improvements such os: swimming pools, tennis, croquet, gardens, and badminton courts. Deed restrictions hove been established so lots cannot be subdivided. Paved roads have been installed and all electric and telephone tines ore underground. Its roads are private to assure the security of residents. Temperature recorded tor 24 hours at 7 p.m. yesterday at Palm Beach International Airport: high 79; low 62 Barometer: 29.90 Humidity: high 97; low 69 per cent Wind: high 17 m.p.h. Prevailing wind direction: South Southwest Rain last 24 hours: .01 Inches To date this month: 3.04 Inches To date this year: 55 30 Inches Normal tor year to date: 62.06 Inches Marine Forecast : Seas: 5 to I feet A small craft advisory Is In effect Inland coastal waters: choppy to rough Temperatures THOUSAND National Maiatlan 79 66 Merlda 14 64 Mexico City 73 45 Monterrey 16 46 Richmond 31 30 St Louis 9 -10 Sell Lake City 39 16 Sen Antonio 43 26 San Diego 64 57 FINEST & Albany Albuquerque ... Anchorage n ....Nr........ ,...19 ....42 ....26 ....33 ....53 ....24 Athevllle Atlanta Atlantic City ... 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