Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on January 6, 1978 · Page 5
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Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California · Page 5

Ukiah, California
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Friday, January 6, 1978
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Friday, January 6, 1978 Ukiah, Daily Journal, UkJah, CaHf:— 5 ( Television Highlights) By Social Services NEW CHURCH PIANO — Duane Thompson, left, choir director of the Ukiah United Methodist Church, is shown with Mary Franz, organist, and Don Zeek, chairman of the Sanctuary Piano Fund, at the new Everett piano following the dedication last year. Choir and church members, as well as people from the community, participated in the fund drive which began with the community presentation of "Camelot" last May. — Photo by Solomon. Six applicants Interyiews Tuesday for college board hopefuls Six candidates for a vacated trusteeship in. Area 5 of the Mendocino Community College District will be interviewed in open session by the trustees pf the college Tuesday, Jan. 10, starting at 6:30 p.m. Each candidate has been asked to prepare a brief personal resume or be prepared to tell the boai-d something of the candidates educational background, qualifications for board trusteeship, interests " or philosophy in community college education or direction and community involvement and professional-business training. Seven candidates applied but one did not live in the trustee area as required. The following six will be interviewed, and below is a capsule summary of their applications to the board, taken in alphabeticaJ order. Three are from Potter Valley, one from Redwood Valley, and two from the Upper Lake area included in the Area 5 trusteeship formerly handled by Harold Ea^terbrook, who resigned for personal health reasons, recently; NANCY MARCH, Potter Valley, prior to unification of the Ukiah district, served as trustee of the Potter Valley Union Elementary District. Following unificiation, served as a trustee of the Ukiah Unified District two separate times, giving her approximately 10 years of experience in public school administration. During her time as Ukiah Unified trustee, she had an opportunity to tour schools in the Western United States iti order to view different types of programming and school construction. She was deeply involved • in planning for the new Ukiahi campus, which is scheduled to open next September. She says she always has been interested in and concerned with, all phases of education. She is enrolled at Mendocino College as an evening student, and offers her experience and interest in any assistance to the colege. F. DEAN McCLUSKY, an Emeritus Professor of Education from UCLA, with a Nice mailing address and a residence in Precinct I Of Upper Lake; McClusky has been a resident of the Upper Lake first precinct since 1959, and it is his belief that his long experience as an educator, with over 40 years as an administrator and teacher, and more than 18 years of community 'service in .Lake County, would enable him to be of service to Mendocino, College. He served as Lake County Chamber of Commerce president two years, and as chairman of the Lake County OEDP committee, charged with developing Lake County's Overall Economic Development Plan in 1967. EUGENE J.M. (GUIN- NESSJ MCFAbDEN, Potter Valley: McFadden states that his reasons for wanting to, serve on the board revolve around a strong desire to' see the community develop, and maintain a sound, useful college program, based upon Miss Lillian on Flynt centerfold? PLAINS, Ga. (UPI) - Local residents expressed cautious optimism today over Hustler magazine owner Larry Flynt's purchase of President Carter's hometown newspaper — despite his promise to print a centerfold of "Miss Lillian in white with a black man as Jesus." Flynt bought the Plains Monitor Thursday from Sam Simpson, a Barnesville grocer who launched it a year ago, for an undisclosed sum. Simpson said he would stay on as editor. Flynt, who claimed recently to have become a born-again Christian under the ministration of the president's evangelist sister, Ruth Carter ' Stapleton, said in a statement ; issued in Columbus, Ohio, "I • won't have to botfier Ruth : when I want to send Jimmy a ' message." : "I'm not going to prejudge • the paper until I see it," said ; state Sen. Hugh Carter, the :president's cousin. "I don't ; know anything about JWr. • larry Flynt, but I luiow that if it isn't a clean, upstanding • paper it won't survive in • Plains. But if Sam's still going ;to run it, I feel it'll be OK." Gieorge Harper, deacon of : the Plains Baptist €hurch, " where the president attended l&inday schoql on Christmas, said Flynt's "exploitation of filth is against church principles. "I don't know why he wants" the Monitor, Harper said. "He wouldn't get to first base" trying to open a Hustler-like publication in Plains. "There must be some other motive behind it." But Harper concluded, "I'm not worried about it." Flynt's statement said Simpson approached him at the behest of the president's son, Chip, but both Simpson ahd the White House denied that. The statement said Flynt planned few editorial changes in the Monitor, whose circulation has fluctuated wildly between 2,000 and 17,000 weekly. ,;i The statement had Flynt replying to a question as to whether the Monitor would resemble Hustler by saying, "Just a centerfold. I hope Miss Lillian will be the first ;.. We will dress Miss Lillian in white, and j^ose her with a black man as Jesus." Simpson called Flynt, a ''genius." "This man seems to be a very sincere businessman, and he's the type of person that . appreciates a small community newspaper like this," Simpson said.. the highest staindards of academic and vocational excellence, community service achievement, and a responsible guardianship of public funds and trust. He feels,he can contribute toward these goals. DONALD E. TODD, Potter Valley: has actively been involved in agriculture and real estate operation and management. His experience in those areas covers a period of about 30 years. He has been involved in many civic activities, including serving as chairman of the Mendocino County Farm Bureau. In the field of education, Todd has been active in Mendocino County for about 17 years, during which time he has served on four different school boards. He was in- trumental in formation of the Potter. Valley Community High School. Because of his interest and experience in the field of education, he feels well qualified to serve on the college board. JOHN. H. TOMKINS, Lucerne: also resides in Upper Lake First Precinct, moving there in 1974. He terms himself an "enthusiastic supporter" of the (statewide) community college concept and feels Mendocino College presents greatly expanded opportunities for career advancement and personal development of its students. He-feels the alternatives the college offers to students in the Upper Lake arep are a special source of satisfaction. Tomkins is presently associated with the college as a member of the Business Education Citizens' Advisory Con\mittee, and is an instructor for a course in personal income tax procedures. He has a varied background and feels his points of view may be an asset to the district. WILLIAM WHEELER; Redwood, Valley: is a local real estate broker and has been involved in subdivision and development of land. He also has had some experience dealing with contractors in construction of homes. He attended a very comprehensive seminar at University of California, Berkeley, in the summer of 1977, dealing exclusively with the latest technology, costs and construction of solar heating and cooling. • A seventh person applied for consideration by the board of trustees which will appoint a person to fill the Easterbrook vacancy within the next few weeks. But Edwin S. Ryon II, lives in the Clear Lake Riviera area, which is not in Trustee Area 5 of the ^ollege district. By education code a trustee candidate must be a citizen, and voting resident of the trustee area he seeks to represent. It is anticipated that the board will fill Qie vacancy l^ter this month. To the point.. Friday's TV HlgUlghta By United Preta iBMmatiaoal 8 p.m. CBS, The New Adventures of Wonder Wonuin. Diana infiltrates a gang that puUed off a ISO million heist. NBC, CP 6 Sharitey. Sharkey,, beccunes the sudcer in a crap game that preys on gullible servicemen. ABC, Donny & Marie. Charo and Andy Griffith, gu^ts. PBS, Washington Week In Review. 8:30 p.m. NBC, Chico and .the Man. Raul's Aunt Charo is determined to become an American citizen. PBS, Wall Street Week. 9 p.m. CBS, Movie. "Forever," starring Stephanie Zimbalist. A young girl, having pledged her eternal love to her boyfriend, realizes she can't keep her commitment. NBC, The Rockford Files. A retired FBI agent seeks revenge against Rockford's restaurant partner. ABC, Movie. PBS, "Say Brother Pays Tribute to Webster Lewis with a Night on the Town." 10 p.m. NBC, Quincy tries to save a joint juvenile-senior citizen community center. PBS, Soccer Made in Germany. SATURDAY 1 p.m. CBS, What's New, Mister Magoo. 1:30 p.m. CBS, Saturday Film Festival. 2 p.m. NBC, The Senior Bowl. 2:30 p.m. ABC, The Professional Bowlers ToUr. The $100,000 Lite Classic. 3p.m. CBS, Colgate Masters Tennis Tournament. 4 p.m. ABC, Wide World of Sports. The Hula Bowl. 4:30 p.m. CBS, Sports Spectacular. "WBC Light Heavyweight Championship Fight." 5 p.m. NBC, The Joe Garagiola Tucson Open. PBS, Great Perfbrmances. "Dance in America."(R) 6 p.m. PBS^ Studio See. 6:30 p.m. PBS, Que Pasa, U.S.A. ,7 p.m. PBS, Black Perspective on the News. 7:30 p.m. PBS, Lowell Thomas Remembers. "History of Aviition: 19031960."!;Part I) 8 p.m. CBS, The Bob Newhart Show. On a vacation cruise. Bob undertakes to guide a pouplei's rough trip on the sea of matrimony: NBC, The " Bionic, Woman. Jaime enrolls at a college tofmd out how a student computer whiz is.stealing OSI funds. ABC, Tabitha. Tabitha suggests a catty Hollywood gossip to replace a departing talk show host. PBS, Jacques Lipchitz.(R) 8:30 p.m. CBS, We've Got Each Other. Judy sees some muscle men in the studio and decides Stuart needs shaping vp. ABC, Operation Petticoat. Matt must find a way to avoid an inspection of the Sea Tiger. 9 p.m. CBS, The Jeffersons George and Louise ar*^ stunned by their landlord's .plans to evict them. NBC, Emergency. Paramedics Gage and Desoto aid the victims of an office building fire! ABC, Starsky and Hutch. ITie dete<jtives become big- time gamblers to avenge a friend. PBS, The Weather Machine. 9:30 p.m. CBS, The Tony Randall Show. Mario Lanza represents his first case in Judge Franklin's court room. 10 p.m. CBS, Kojak. Kojak considers leaving the force for a job as an investigator with a prestigious law (irm. ABC. The Love Boat. Bob Crane plays an aging purser serving the daughter he deserted when she was a child. Some were 4,000 families sorved last year Second helping of free milk stopped WASHINGTON (UPI) — The Agriculture Department, responding to concern in Congress that free milk has been wasted, will cut off free second helpings at mealtimes to an estimated 1.4 million needy children to save about $25 million a year. Assistant Agriculture Secretary Carol Foreman said Thursday the Feb. 1 cutoff will affect second helpings served with school breakfasts and lunches, as well as all meals served in child centers under a child-care food program. Ms. Foreman said the Agricultijre Department took the action because of a law enacted by Congress that "expressed the concern of the Congress that some of the free milk has been wasted." The action will . eliminate donation of 250 million half- pints annually. Needy children receiving free meals will continue to get a single free half-pint of milk, which is served as part of the meal, Ms. Foreman said. Children now , can get a second free half-pint, part of a separate program — a $155 milHon "special milk program." Only the second half-pint will be'canceled, the official said. Regulations will continue to in-ovide a free half-pint to any needy children who bring bag lunches from home instead of eating the free school meal to which they are entitled. Schools will have to continue giving half-pints free to needy children in programs where the milk program is operated outside lunch hours, Ms. Foreman said. Children wanting a second half-pint of milk will be able to buy it at subsidized prices, she said. The county's social service department, had 22,940 inquiries, made 8,591 contacts and served some 4,000 families in ,1977. The statistics were pven in a report Tuesday from Social Services, Director Dennis • Denny to the board of supervisors that wrapped up laSt year's activities and discussed plans for 1978. The report is required by the federal government's Title 20 program, under which federal welfare funds are distributed. Denny was careful to define the figures. Inquiries meant the number of times people contacted the department in person for information and referral, he said, and contacts were actual services provided, such as getting on food stamps. One person often had several contacts, he noted. That figure will rise to 10,000 thig year, according to the plan.. Two services will be phased out of -the social services department this year: family S anning and legal services, je health department will be taking over the former, and the legal services agency will handle all of the' latter, he said. The director noted that while, an estimated 5,000 people need family planning services in the county, only 19 were served by social services last year, with the health department handling the bulk of requests. Similarly, the department estimiated there were 1,058 persons in need of legal services while only 30 were served by social services. In 1978 there will be a new emphasis on employment and training, Denny said. This departmental shift came as a result of his talks with the county supervisors' health and welfare committee. He said the shift could be seen in the projections for 1978. Employment related services are set to increase from 53 persons served in W7 to 75 in J978. Education and training. services will rise from 104 to 120. ^ The director was questioned about these figures by supervisors who noted there were thousandsof unemployed people in the county. "The emphasis is on quality not quantity," Denny told them. "We want, to be effective and we can't be if We rush through too many people." Supervisor Ted Galletti questioned Denny about the projected figure of 10,000 contacts this year. "With the social service programs increasing, and more federal dollars coming in, shouldn't there be some effect? Shouldn't you be seeing less people, not more?" Galletti asked. "People always ask, they are always checking into areas where they might get help." Denny replied. He added that the couiity' was growing rapidly and many of the new people were young and transient, the type that put a heavy demand on social services. ' ' Supervisor John Cimolino said Jiiendocino was a "target county" for many young persons on welfare because of the attractive environment. Supervisor Ernie Banker addeid that this problem began several years ago when the residency requirement for welfare recipients was dropped. "This is putting an undue liardship on rural counties like ours because we don't have the tax base of the larger areas," he said. Health Cogncil to meet January 11 The next meeting of the Mendocino County Health Planning Council has been scheduled for Wednesday Jan. il,at6:3Qp.m.,atthe office of the County Health Department, 890 N. Bush Street in Ukiah. Members of the council and other interested parties are urged to attend. This will be a particularly important meeting, according tp Dr. Craig McMillan, public health officer, featuring plarining for the area wide hearing and review for the HSA Plan, which will be at the Veterans Building in Ukiah on Friday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. Other agenda items at the Jan. 11 meeting will include final ador ion of bylaws, possible ii jsion of advisory capacity i, Family Planning program and Child Healthand Disability Prevention program in the role of the Health Planning Council, and consideration of possible Emergency Medical Services grant. Adult School offering /Low for the Layperson' The Ukiah Adult School has announced the offering of a new course, "Law For The Layperson." The ten-week course will start Thursday, Jan. 19 at Ukiah High School, Room HE6. The instructor is Ron Crawford, ottorney-at- law. . The course will cover such aspects as: lahdlord-tenant Idws, divorce and community property, how to find a lawyer to handle your case, small claims court, property tax relief, and basis for criminal law. Persons Who would like to enroll in the course may call the Ukiah Adult School at 4621931. Clearance... BEGINS MONDAY, JAN. 9 INFANTS, CHILDREN, LADIES 1 >ATSUN NONSMOkERS Now Farmers can protect your ttome for less with Farmers Homeowners Policy AfOAVEJlCWfeTTi I FARMERS. INSURANCE GROUP 737 'AS.Sfat«St. Yokayo SKowiiHI Ointtr SEMI-ANNUAL BLOUSES, TOPS, JACKEfS, PANTS, DRESSES, SWEATERS COATS 25% 50% 75% REDUCTIONS TOTS TO TEENS ALL SALES FINAL 114 N. SCHOOL ST. 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