Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on May 15, 1984 · Page 4
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I" 1-Uklah Dally Journal, UMah, Calif. Strife — Tax plan SAGRAMENJO (UPI) - The Assembly Revenue and Taxation Gommittee has , i decided it needs more time to study a plan designed to simplify state personal income taxes by imposing a flat 7 percent assessment. The panel Monday delayed a vote on the, amended bill until next week to allow additional time to study the effect of the measure, AB3150, by Assemblyman Elihu Harris, D^Oakland. "There is a need for massive reforms... to make income taxes more simplistic and equitable," Harris said. He urged getting rid of the $10 billion in Vloopholes" prbvid- ed1>y tax exemption and Credits to create a fairer tax system. Selenium found SACRAMENTO (UPI) - Toxic concentrations of selenium in agricultural drain wastes at Kesterson Natipnal Wildlife Refuge west of Merced are so high the water is a health hazard, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Monday. The new study shows selenium levels in water range from 140 parts per million to 1,400 ppm — at least 140 times higher than the federal government has considered safe for humans. Selenium can cause central nervous system disease, skin problems and hair loss. It also has been blamed for massive deformities ii^ birds at the Kesterson Refuge, where farm drainage waters from Fresno County are delivered by the partly completed 207-mile-long San Luis Drain system. False imprisonment SANTEE, Calif. (UPI) - The parents of a 12-year-old boy have filed a $3 million false imprisonment lawsuit agahist the Santee School District, charging that he was repeatedly shut up in an unheated storage room. Dennis and Paula Williams assert in the lawsuit that their son, Michael D. Williams, was punished in both the fourth and fifth grades at Carlfon Oaks Elementary Schdol }y being forced to sit hours on end, several days a week, in a cold, windowless storage room beside the school's administration office. Mondale's attack S^N FRANCISCO (UPI) - Walter Mondale said today President Reagan's Central American policy is a failure and that his rival, Gary Hart, is "unsteady and in­ consistent''^ in foreign affairs. "I predict that if Ronald Reagan is re- "ieted," M (»9A ^#^Vh# #in pres «BevI3 rAraericafff(dot>tfe%ttnia 'December st^r^ ^' li^ia&will continiiedaieil; aiul.at >a, vi some point after the election, American boys could well be fighting and dying in Central America." "Today we have a president who shoots from the hip in foreign policy. I don't think we need yet another one in 1984,'' Mondale said. , Acid leak SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (UPI) - The last of the residents ordered to flee their honl'es and businesses when an toxic acid- bearing tanker truck sprung a leak were , allowed to return hohie today. "The last area that was closed was reopened as of 7 a.m.," Fire Department Battalion Chief Thomas Tomberg said. "Highway 101 has also been re-opened." The spill from a leaking tanker truck MondaV forced evacuation of a 25-Square block area affecting more than 3,500 people, said fife Capt. Warner McGrew. He said 500 residents were allowed to return to tbieir homes late Monday. Another 50O were allowed back this morning. Molest testimony LOS ANGELES (UPI) - Eight young ' girls will testify by closed-circuit television during proceedings against a private school principal accused of molesting them, an arrangement believed to be the first of its kind in California. "The purpose is to spare the children any public exposure, which is psychologically damaging to child molestation victims,'' said Deputy District Attorney Ken Freeman, who is prosecuting Campbell Greenup, owner of the Greenup School in the Northridge district. Tuesday; May 15,1984 •SUMMER STOCKING A FULL LINE OF QUALITY GENERIC & TRADE NAME MEDICA- JIPNS AT COMPETITIVE PRICES • Pharmacist consultations on prescriptions and non-prescriptioft medications. . ' • DIABETIC counseling. Check our INSULIN PRICES! > Surgical supplies LARRY D. MYERS, Pharm.D: KEVIN GOi«:>SPE, Pharm.D; 2lf Ar ^spitalDr.Ukiah m fniAm iiDii >iU> 468-8991 (CdhtiQued from page 1) Tatum said that hig^ school students will be of-* fered the (irst places in all thecredit classes, but thai if thev:do not fill, middle school pupUSWUI be offered the spaces. While younger students may hot eaiii°h{ghr school credits, thev will most S robably be eligible to challenge the courses ley have taken when they <get lo high school. Thus summer school attendance could help students 'YiUihe district's typing and/or computer literacy requirements. One class will cost $40, payable the first day of class. Driver's education, the classrooibfrartion of the school's driving curriculum, will be taujght between June 25 ancT July ll: The class will be held for twohours every day beginning at 8 a.m; in Building H at Ukiah High School. Students 15 years of age or older may register, through June 7. Students who are 15 years, 6 months, by June 15 or older, will be given first preference for classroom space. For more information, or to register, call the Adult School office at 462-1931. COURTS (Continued from page 1) in another case, Talmage area resident Richard Francis Harrington, 50, was convicted in Superior Court April 11 of exhibiting a handgun in a threiatenfng manner when sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a suicide attempt. Over the objections of the prosecutiorirwh«^ called the former air traffic controller "a menace to society," Judge Timothy O'Brien sentenced Uie defendant to three years in istate prison, but suspended the term. O'Briep also put Harrihgton, who said in court that he Will soon move to Mexico, on three years formal probation. Harrington will also have to serve 30 days in the county jail as a term of probation and pay $1,000 to a state fund from which victims of violent crimes are reimbursed for losses. During Harrington's trial deputies testified that last Aug. 23 they vlrere standing outside the door of Harrington's home when ne suddenly stuck a .22-caliber semi-automatic pistol through the door operiing and pointed it at them. The deputies -said they wrestled Harrington to the floor and disarmed him. Harrington, who court records say is disabled due to a^variety of illnesses, testified that he was putting the gun in his bedroom when the deputies suddenly pushed the door open and banged it into him. He said he never intended to threaten them. At the time of sentencing he said he may appeal his conviction. Molester sentenced A Fort Bragg construction foreman has received a six-year suspended prison term and five years^probation for sexually molesting a chUd. Jack Edward Harris, 36, was convicted of lewd and: lascivious conduct Dec. .2 in Mendocino County Superior Court. The charge stemmed from allegations by two teen-age, campers, staying,,at McKee County Park along Potter Valley Road last July Fourth. The teen-agers said they saw Harris, naked at the time, sexually abusing a girl. As a term of probation, Judge Timothy O'Brien also ordered Harris to serve six months in the county jaU. According to a report prepared by the CQunty Probation Department, Harris continues to deny any wrongdoing. Boy dies in dryer LOS ANGELES (UPI) — A 5-year-old boy trapped in a clothes dryer with bis sister and two pet kittens was killed, apparently frpm suffocation; police said today. The boy's 7-year-old sister survived. She was reported doing well a^ Children's Hospitalv Their mother, Kimberiy Miranda, 25, was arrested on suspicion of child neglect and child endangerment. , .... ^ lournal photo by Glenn Erickson Gonceri for Moms i^i^ ilw Sy^P^onlc Band, directed by "Admiral" Rowland NIelson, In his uniform coat fh« PSL ,i !f "''^ ^t^^.^y playing selections for Sunday's Mother's Day Concert In Th ^r«^^„ ^ cf ^^^^"^ ^°*='^'' sponsored by Uklah Band Boosters. The band between P««tl1^««^*'c« presented Spring Concert, competed in and hosted CMEA Music pSJl'?liw^«^?o^'*'*'"?..'i^Pi*2 chbirs or orchestras; then played Its Concert in the haliLtllxfy* ? P-"'. Uklahl band, some 128 musicians, tall-flag and banner girls' strong, nrtSJ?! Columbia. There It will participate In Victoria Day parade and present special concerts for Canadian friends. ^ *' OBITUARIES Frances Rose Harrigan Frances Rose Harrigan, 85, a native of Chicago, III., and a resident of Willits for the past 2% years, died at a Willits hospital Friday, May 11,1984. Mrs. Harrigan had moved to Willits from Redwood City, Ca. She is survived by her daughters Jean Flower, of Millbrae, Ca., and Helen Denton, of Willits. Her son is the late William Harrigan. Also surviving Mrs. Harrigan aresisters, Elsie Ciha, of Glendale, Ca., and Matilda Kozler, of Florida; and seven grandchildren. Memorial services and burial were private. Danny Lee Martin The infant Danny Lee Martin, Jr.,"" died in a Willits hospital.Sunday, May 13,1984, at the age of three months and 21 days. Danny is survived by his father, Danny Martin, Sr., and his mother, Tracy Crippen, both of Willits; materhal grandmother Shirley Cotner, of Willits; paternalgrandparents, Joy and John Martin, of Willits; great-grandparents C. >(!}. and Marie Smith,, of Willits; great-grandmother Mary Itlobinson, of San Francisco; great-great- grandmother Opal Robinson, of San Francisco; and numerous aunts and unices. Services and burial are private. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Danny Lee Martin, Jr., Memorial Fund, c/o Bank of Willits, Willits, Ca., 95490. Marion Cummins Terry Marion Cummins Terry, 63, a native of Branscomb and a lifelong resident of northern Mendocino County, died at home in Mina on Saturday, May 12,1984. Mr. Terry was a veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion, as well as the Covelo Riding Club. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth Terry, of Covelo; brothers David Terry, of Missoula, Montana, and Leon Terry; of Covelo^'and numerou's nieces and nephews. •or:;-*; ' Memorial service and burial were private. A member of American Legion and Covelo Riding Club. World War II veteran. Salvador rightist challenges returns By United Pnulnttfnailonal Ultra-rightist Roberto d.'Aubuisson formally petitioned officials to thi-ow out results of the presidential election he lost May 6 to moderate Jose Napoleon Duarte because of "grave irregularities." Armando Calderon Sol, an attorney for d'Aubuissori'sHepublican Nationalist Alliance party* or ARENA, lodged the protest with Provisional Vice President Mauricip Gutierrez Castro Monday. ^ ^Al %n0^ IS LOOKING fl^ft***^ FOR YOU! CAREER ORIENTED? We offer Top of the Line Products Paid Vacations Superb Worlcing Cohdltldns Educational Career Improvements FulJ time or Part time. Inquire for interview at 462-3189,. 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