The Hanford Sentinel from Hanford, California on August 9, 1983 · 4
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The Hanford Sentinel from Hanford, California · 4

Hanford, California
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Tuesday, August 9, 1983
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Pge 2 Tuesday, August 9, 1982 In Brief Nation Caught with pants down ORLANDO, FI. (UFI) A would-be rapist, hi pant around hi ankles, was snagged trying to leap out hU victim's window and wa still dangling there when police arrived, authorities said. Willie L. Coleman, 20, wa held without bond Monday on a charge of attempted aexual assault on a 16-year-old girl. The victim awoke Sunday to find a man undressing in her bedroom. He grabbed her throat, said he had a gun and told her he would kill her, said police investigator Mary Ann Waites. The victim said she also had a gun and was going to get it, which startled the attacker so badly he leaped through an open window, hia pants still pulled down to the ankles. But he knocked aside a stick serving to prop the window open and it fell shut on his legs. The girl end her mother held the window shut until authorities arrived. State Fire kills arsonists POMONA (UP!) A man who allegedly hired two teenagers to set fire to his vacant house will face murder and arson charges because the youths were killed trying to carry out the plan, investigators said Monday. Ala F.lddm Rustom, 29, allegedly wanted to collect from insurance on the home He was arrested last Saturday and was held without bail in the city jail The alleged arson attempt went awry last Thursday when a flammable liquid Ignited a predawn explosion, killing the teenagers and demolishing the house The explosion blew the roof off the house, which Rustom moved out of several months ago. Getty finds more oil I JOS ANGE1JES (UPI) - The Getty Oil Co. has struck oil in test drilling off Southern California, becoming the seventh firm to stake a claim for the bountiful Santa Maria Basin offshore reserves. Getty spokesman Jack I .cone said Monday that just-completed testing of the well yielded a flow of approximately 3,600 barrels per day Additional tests will be required to determine the extent of reserves In the 3-square-mile tract and whether it would be profitable for Getty to commercially produce the crude oil. Waves pound Malibu., MALIBU (UPI) - Firefighters, resident volunteers and convict crews prepared today to shore up strips of Southern California coastline in anticipation of another bout with storm-driven high tides and surf. Weather forecasters said the pounding water that damaged many homes and smashed picture windows in a restaurant would be less fierce tonight with the high tide expected to reach 6 9 feet at 10 26 p m. Monday night's tide reached 7.2 feet and unleashed waves of up to 10 feet. Cable car vault unearthed SAN FRANCISCO (UP) - The oldest existing piece of cable car engineering, a 106-year old vault to house machinery, was unearthed Monday beneath California Street by workmen rebuilding the cable car system. "For me, this is like archaeology," said William Sawyer, a historian and consultant to the renovation project, said. He studied the ruins of the 1877 line, sealed off ever since 1890 when the route was extended. DON'T DUV SOLAR SCREENS Until youvo thaclreU OUR PRICISi Con. Ltc No 326046 7re Isftmato ocncctj WORLD 382-7040 j GUNSMITHING CURTS GUN SHOP 1088614th. Armona CA 584-5151 NEW. USED GUNS. RELOADING SUPPLIES Cord of Thanks We with to express our tlncoro thanks on appreciation to our many friend and neighbors lor all tho lovo and klndnou thown to ut In tho lots of our bolovod husband and lothor. Tho William Norman family r fyanet Jialr & tpreAStoni 217 N. Irwin I Hanford Wo would Ilk to Invito all of our (Hants to our GRAND OPENING Saturday night, Aug. 13th from 7:00 to WOO pm Mofftyomory Wrt Ntt Ami Motifki ANmcfi KMpwitu Ctroi O4ori P4ili ftmtiy IMrtoy 582-2729 J The Hanford Sentinel UPI Wirephoto No help needed This eye-catching balancing act is all In a days work for Raymond Baez of Hartford, Conn. A photographer spotted Baez as he nonchalantly wheeled his regular load of five-pound boxes along AUyn Street in downtown Hartford. He was making a delivery around the corner. Telephone strike may be lengthy By United Press Internetionel With no prospects in sight today for settling the three-day-old nationwide telephone strike, callers put up with slow service, striking workers dug in for a long haul and there were scattered reports of violence and vandalism. Two New York City policemen were injured In a scuffle with pickets in Brooklyn Monday the first violence reported in the strike by 700,000 Bell System employees. In South Carolina, two telephone cables were cut with an ax, briefly knocking out service to more than 100 customers and switching boxes in Florence were vandalized. A phone company spokesman said it was not known if the incidents were strike-related. "We dont expect a settlement withm the next 24 hours, AT&T spokeswoman Edie Herman said Monday night. She said AT&T was in touch by telephone with representatives of the striking workers but there was no formal bargaining Most calls made in the United States are direct-dialed and were going smoothly, but calls requiring operator assistance were being delayed. Recorded messages answered thousands of customers dialing directory assistance. Supervisors sat in as telephone operators responded to repair calls. New installation of telephone equipment also was delayed. Communications Workers of America President Glenn Watts, head of the largest of three striking unions, joined a chanting picket line in Washington. "Unfortunately, I cannot report any progress is taking place," Watts said Watts said wages, employment security, and retraining of Bell workers to meet fast-changing telecommunications technology are all involved in the contract dispute Talks collapsed just before the old three-year agreement expired at midnight Saturday. Guatemalan coup should help right By United Press International Military conservatives who seized power in a coup in Guatemala signaled gains for Central Americas political right, promising staunch anticommunism A Nicaraguan leader conceded his country has undertaken a major arms buildup Assuming control of the Guatemalan government Monday after the coup was Gen. Oscar Humberto Mejta Vittores, 52, the defense minister and a member of the "old guard" of career officers who have dominated Guatemala for nearly 30 years Army troops using tanks and mortars shot their way Into the presidential palace and overthrew the government of Gen. Efram Rios Montt, Guatemalas second coup In 17 months. At least three people were killed. A U.S. embassy spokesman in Guatemala City said Mejia was "probably" aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ranger during the weekend with his counterparts from El Salvador, Honduras and other rightist regimes in Central America. The spokesman said he was certain Mejia had been invited to visit the task force, which was held off the Nicaraguan coast two extra days beyond Its scheduled departure for the visit by the defense officials. Jets upset Libya N'DJAMENA, Chad (UPI) - Chads government rushed fresh Zairian troops to the northern baltlefront and shored up eastern defenses today amid reports of new Iubyan bombing raids in support of rebel forces In Tripoli, Libyan leader Moammar Khadafy ordered his air force Monday to shoot down any U S AW ACS surveillance aircraft that interfere with Libyan operations President Reagan, invoking the War Powers Act for only the third time since taking office, sent two Airborne Warning and Control System jets and eight supporting F-15 fighters to the Sudan Saturday to track Libyan involvement In Chads civil war. In Ndjamena, the capital, Chads government displayed a Libyan pilot whose Soviet-built plane was shot down. The prisoner said Libyan Jets were dropping napalm and fragmentation bombs on targets in northern Chad on Khadafy's orders. As the crisis worsened, Zairian troops were sent to the northern battlefront and Zaire promised to send 700 more soldiers to back up the 1,420 already in Chad. Government forces expecting a rebel assault in the eastern town of Abeche dug in deeper. Baseball Hats & Painters Caps All Color & Size The T-SHIRT HOUSE AcfSU liM N Inker SCREENS SOLAR SCREENS HOME WINDOWS ViRlMRmMi fair prkti AIo Play Housat-Gaiebot DILLEY'S CLASS I SCREENS 714 Center fbeee 5U 4214 313-1503 I1H M W U MI distinctive iwcrs ejCtftrtihaun ttjCair nte you io $!'0'e iheu &an3e CM ra (ion 3 a if ''$ a OOUo" 30 i2 18 North Douty Ma-goiei Nonce Rojoiee Sullivan CYA to plant bugs in chapel SACRAMENTO (UPI) - Despite protests that religious freedom would be violated, the California Youth Authority plans to use security listening devices in the chapel of the Stockton Juvenile prison. CYA Director James Rowland said Monday that the devices would be used in the entry hall to the school's protestant chapel, but not the actual sanctuary area. "I feel the safety and security of the institution, the staff and the wards require that the equipment be used," said Rowland, Fresno County's chief probation officer until appointed by Gov. George Deukmejian to the youth authority in February. Rowland said the devices will be turned off at the request of the chaplain who may want to talk privately with group of wards. Kings Saddlery toot. K 4 m44I rpir. Me ia thi ed fer 10 DISCOUNT A toeot rtRtlr only. 1; Uctf. Norfvrtf MM0S1 Good Cents Gai Station Under Now Management JAD'S FULL SERVICE GAS STATION Low Prices We carry our own Chorge Account 610 W. 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Robert Prevot, the detective coordinating the investigation involving dozens of police and sheriffs departments from Redwood City to the Mexican border, said, "Hundreds of leads have been followed, but none panned out. This is our last hope." Marie Lilienberg, 23, and Maria Whalen, 25, have not been heard from since July 22 when they set out from a friends home in Redwood City on the San Francisco Peninsula to hitchhike to Los Angeles. Gerald L. Righetti, D.D.S. Announces the opening of his office et 1330 Bailey Drive. Hanford. CA, located across from the Government Center on West Lacey Boulevard. for APPOINTMENTS 582-2893 Levi's Bendovers Now 1800 Our New Regular low Price ADDY BROOKS 3010 St. l.moort I I

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