Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on January 6, 1978 · Page 7
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Friday, January 6, 1978 Ukiah Daily Journal, Ukiah, Calif,—7 Cathy Velardi Suggested resolution for '78: to let the holiday spirit continue throughbut the year, and be Ss nicie and cheerful to others as they Were — aln^ost unfailingly — to you during the Christmas season ... Unfortunately, some Ukiah young people did not get-the Christmas message, atjd spent the holiday weekend defacing local stores and sigiis. K mari was the victim of the most vandalism, with the entire Auto Service Center sign smashed, and y^uxiliary' floodlights destroyed and twisted from their moorings. Damage at K mart is estimated at $2,000. — an expensive prank! Another victim of the holiday destruction was A-1 Travel Planners, whose sign was holed several times. In keeping with the "Do unto others ..." theme, perhaps we could give the merchants involved a pile of stones and equal time. Contrary to local wags' speculation, K-LIL neither had its license yanked nor was it bested in a speak-off with 200 local CB'ers. Our recent high winds deroofed an antenna station, and subsequent rains soaked equipment and damaged a transformer. Repairs are underway and the voice of K-LIL will soon again be filling the airwaves as of old. Ukiah is expanding, expanding, expanding...nearing completion is a brand new Mr. Steak restaurant in the Orchard Plaza shopping Center...And scheduled to grovv is Zack's popular north^iderestaurant; an enlarged parking lot: will come first, to be followed by bigger and better cooking and eating facilities, now on the drawing ' board.,..My Christmas poem received such comment that I will probably print, someday, one of the seven sonnets of four Haiku (which, lest we forget, is Ukiah spelled backwards) I composed one day last week while waiting for the green light at State and Perkins Streets. Really, Somebody Up There,' SOMETHING must be done about an alternate route through town! Col lege has va riety of classes outside Ukiah And on the same expansive note: .Dave Spencer, celebrating the New Year with a year end sale, reports that Dec. 27 was his best day since he opened his store — 28 years ago! ' Just missing our First Baby of 1978 contest was Lillian Kipnmel of Wells Fargo Bank whose first venture into Grandmotherhood was more than she bargained ^or — twin girls! Gunnie's fifth annual Winter Wipe-Out Sale (with savings on merchandise of up to 50 percent) has proven such a great success that it will be continued for another week Will we soon haye an Important Notice issuing from the southwest corner of School and Perkins Sts. Stay tuned: same time, same place...and until then, Qao! ' FROM OUR REAPERS) Sonoma, CA Editor, Ukiah Daily Journal: In your Dec. 28 issue you reported that Assemblyman Barry Keene and Supervisor Ernie Banker had jointly informed Office of Management and Budget Director John Melntyre that he should ignore efforts by officials of California to determine the safety of the Warm Springs Dam. Their telegram to Melntyre said that a board of independent experts had evaluated the questions. The experts referred to are Dr. Arthur Casagrande, Harvard professor emeritus and a recognized soils "mechanic; Francis Schlicter, retired " Corps of Engineers dam designer and engineer; and Lawrence B. James, retired Califorflia Department of Water Resources geologist. All of these men were eminent in their fields during their active lives but not one of them is a seismologist. The -^full development of the plate tectonic theory that is now accepted as the moving force for earthquakes along the San Andreas Fault is less than 15 years old. The instruments to record such movements have only been available to this part'.of California for the last four or five years. The geologists and seismologists of the State Division of Mines and Geology have reason to believe that the seismicity of the dam site is not fully understood. They are led to this conclusion by several recent events (which occurred after the review of the dam design by the experts) including the Willits earthquakes of Nov, 22 and Nov. 23v The State of California is responsible under law for public safety. The state ,officials are not undermining the Corps but are asking that seismologists and geologists be allowed to determine that the proper data base was used in the design. Everyone is confident that, given the proper data, the Corps can design 3 dam to safely sit atop the Dry Creek FAult. Would the people of Dry Creek a'nd Healdsburg want it any other way? The memory of newspaper {leadlines and TV coverage of the Teton and Toccoa dam failures is too fresh. Perhaps a review of the facts concerning those tragedies should be made by Assemblyman Keene and Supervisor'Banker before they are so quick to find fault with state officials. Les Ayers SeiTfor Cfffzen Stofe Park passes available SACRAMENTO — Some senior citizens will soon be able to obtain a pass good for all of 1978 and 1979 at all day- use areas of the State Park System, upon application and payment of a fee ,of $3.50. The pass, which is provided under a law adopted by the 1977 Legislature, will be issued to any person who receives aid to the aged under the supplemental security income program administered by the Social •Security Administration or persons 62' years of age or older whose total monthly income from all soured does not. exceed $250, if single, or $500 combined income for a' married couple. The pass will admit the bearer and spouse to any day- use area in the,State Park System except Hearst San Simeon State Historical CLOWNiN,G AROUND — First Brother Billy Carter is reported losing some of his,c\it-up appeal to both the public and the White House. The well-publicized antics of the President's colorful younger brother are producing more embarrassment than smiles these days among administration insiders, according - to Washington observers. In a recent television appearance, Carter modeled a "suit of armor" constructed from beer can pop tops. Israel support most significant WASHINGTON (UPI) The most significant religious development in 1977 was the groining support for Israel by evangelical Christians, a widely respected com- hientator on religious affairs says. "This sign of friendship is cheering and should help dispel lingering Jewish fears that the soil from which mittee's honoring evangelist Billy Graham and recent newspaper ads t&ken out by conservative Protestants condemning President Garter's "flexible" Mideast starice. In part, Marly sees the emergence of the evangelicals on the side of Israel as part of a "new political assertiveness" which is part of the President Carter comes evangelical drive "to over- breeds only anti-Semites and come or repeal their choice to anti-Zionists," Rev. Martin disengage, to he aloof from the Marty wrote in the first 1978 political sphere." issue of Context. Some other commentators , Marty, a Protestant theolo- began' to see such a shift with gian and church historian, the 1976 Southern Baptist said the position by Convention meeting, where evangelical Protestants put Baptists were exceptionally the sects in line with a position conscious of moving into the already taken by mainline mainstream of American reli- Protestants and Roman gion, especially with the Catholics. Carter candidacy. Signs of the accommodation While most Mendocino College classes originate, in the Ukiah area, where the bulk of the population is located, not all courses, by any means, are given only in "'Ukiah. •"• "', • , ' Courses are being offered dude for the spring semester in Anderson Valley, Potter Valley, Laytonville, Covelo and Willits as part of the Mendocino College branch campus offerings. Mendocino College courses in the spring semester are also available at the MC Lake County Center, Clear Lake High School in Lakeport, at Kelseyville High School and at Upper Lake High School. Courses planned for the spring semester begin for most students Feb. 2, and end June 15. Registration , is underway now lat the Lake County Center at the Lake County Fairgrounds, and will be held in Willits J^n. 26, 27 and 30 at the high school and-or 99 S. Main St. , Willits. Registration will be taken on the first evening of classes in Laytonville, Covelo, Boonvillie and Potter Valley. BOONVILLE Anderson Valley will have courses in drawing, special art topics, first aid, introduction to photography and conversational Spanish, evenings at Ahderson Valley High School or Bachman Hill School, Philo. LAYTONVILLE ' Laytonville will have physical education for elementary teachers, a study of the elementary school child, career information seminars and a woodship at Laytonville High School. COVELO Courses offered in Covelo include reading and composition, fashion sewing, knitting and needlecraft, basic math,' introductory auto mechanics, and conversational Spanish, at the Round Valley High School or Indian Cultural and Education Center in Covelo. All the above classes are evening coiirses. Willits will offer both day and evening courses in the spring semester — with 22 of them at night. WILLITS Day courses in Willits in- pi?e on painting techniques, and a career information seminar. - A non-credit course in woodworking schools is also planned for evenings in Willits. Classes in Willits in the evenings, at the college community center or at Willits High School, Brookside School or Willits Police Department, include: arrest and firearms, animal science, wat^color painting, small business management, beginning, intermediate and advanced typing, real estate principles, personal income tax. The Child' in a Multi-Cultural Classroom, reading and composition, creative writing, fundamentals of English and physical geography. Also offered are first-aid, emergency care and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, mathematical ideas, philosphy, yoga, conversational Spanish and woodshop skills. LAKE COUNTY Spring semester day class offerings in Lake County include floral design and t-aising small animals, beginning pottery, portrait painting, writing, speed fundamentals of child development, reading English, fun with, English, specialty sewing (dresses and blouses), conversational German or Spanish/ Lakfe COunty gfeology, pre-calculus mathv beginnings inteirmediate or advanced piano, beginning photography, golf, modern dance techniques, fitness for healthy living, psychology. The Elementary School Child, modem social problems, and remedial voice and diction are among classes available. Night courses offered in Lake County will include: principles of investigations, private pilot and aircraft acting in performances and maintenance, repair courses community theatre, beginning in aeronautics, cultural an- and advanced welding thropology, art history and technology, woodworking appreciation, sculpture, skills, general work ex- jewelry, applied design, ap- perience and a career in- plied lettering and layouts; formation seminar are other leaded glass, human anatomy, offerings. , creative reading, English, English for the foreign bom, model form and drapirj^g^ Man's Natural Environment in Physical Geography, jazz survey course, beginning guit-jir, banjo, and developing individual character and individual potential are also offered. Religions of the World, slim and trim, volleyball and social dancing, and introduction to automotive mechanics. Marriage and Family Relations, theatre arts classes in modern dance techniques, accounting, beginning and intermediate typing, beginning, intermediate and advanced shorttend, real estate appraisal, real estate finance and real estate escrow, and .personal finance. Introduction to chemistry. For information on any outside classes, phone the college at '462-0571; the Mendocino College Learning Center in Willits at 459-6224, or at Willits High School, 4595506; or the Lake County Learn Ing Center at 263-4944. Fred stickers for disabled available applied, drawing, applied. Stickers for the windows of plates for disabled pei;sons are watercolors' and applied ^^e autos of Mendocino issued by the Stdte Depart^ acrylics, and classes in County's blind and disabled ment of Motor Vehicles, these persons are available free of are expensive and. few charge at the Blind and disabled persons can afford Disabled Action Center, 1360 them, Duffy pointed out. The wildflowers and birds in field biology, starting in March and April. Introductory data processing, business machines, office procedures, medical terminology, transcription and trffice procedures, machine shorthand; beginning typing, beginning and intermediate and advanced shorthand, machine transcription and intermediate typing will be offered. Modpra dance technique, principles and practices of S. State Street, Ukiah. The stickers may be used oh cars belonging to, or used for, the blind and disabled, according to John Duffy, Center representative. The Center was alerted to the urgency of these identifying stickers by a rash of tickets issued to qualified persons who had parked in the special parking places labeled for the use of the disabled. Although special license stickers, which bear the accepted emblem for the disabled —a person in a wheel chair— cost nothing. If placed on auto window, they will aid officers checking parking to identify qualified vehicles, Duffy explains. STIAK HOUSE NOWOFCN rPAYSAWCEK . '7«nMNorthof.UlslafL Monument near the Coast Highway in San Luis Obispo County and Sutter's Fort State Historic Park in Sacramento. The pass may be used Monday through Friday only. It will not be good for Saturdays, Sundays, or holidays. It cannot be used for camping or boat launching. The pass will be available at all units of the State Park Systepi, at state park area and district offices, and at department headquarters in Sacramento. Senior citizens may obtain an application form by writing to Senior Citizens' Pass, Department ot Parks and Riecreation, P.O. Box 2390, Sacramento, CA 95811. Let me live in my house by the side of the road, and be .a friend to man. — Sam Walter Foss. between conservative Christians and established Jewish organizations include the American Jewish Com- 'Know Your Religion' , lecfute sef Dr. John Max Madsen of Salt Lake City will be the speaker for this months' LDS Church "Know Your Religion" lecture Saturday night at the Santa Rosa Stake Center beginning at 8. Dr. Madsen's topic.will be "We Thank Thee, Oh God', For a Prophet," and will center around the influence of the living prophets with personal insights. Madsen is presently serving as the Executive Assistant to the Managing Director, Youth Section, of the Church's Priesthood Department. He has been af^JUated with the Church Educational System for many years, having served as a teacher or director of seminaries and institutes of religion in Utah, Idaho, Washington, and Great Britain. He was born in Washington D.C., received his B.S. degree at Washington State University and his masters and doctorate in psychology from. Brigham , Young University. He has served in many responsible church positions including a mission president, missionary, high counselor in three stakes, and MPMIA General Board member, m^nd his wife are the parents • of %our daughters. Dr. Madsen suggests everyone bririg their scriptures to this lecture. The "Know Your Religion" lectures are a seminary-type cldss for adults provided to supplement and strengthen the regular programs of the church. However, tensions still exist between conservative Protestants and Jews over the issue of evangelical proselytiang. A recent survey of religious thought undertaken by the Anti-Defamation Leagiie of the B'nai B'rith suggests Christian proselytizing appears to be "increasingly out of step with mainstream Christianity, which now more than ever recognizes a coexistence with Judaism." Marty said it was unlikely conservative Christians have "deserted llrieir messianic claims for Jesus" or given up "their interest in carrying on a mission to the Jews ..." c IN UNIFORM JAMES POMPLIN Coast Guai-d Radarman Second Class James L. Pomplin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Pomplin of Point Arena, has been promoted to his present rank while serving aboard the Coast Guard cutter- Rush, homeported in Alameda. A 1969 graduate ^ of Point Arena High School and a 1976 graduate of Santa Rosa Junior College with an associate of arts degree, he joined the Coast Guard in October 1976. AUTOLAND DAILY WEEK& MONTH iSpci. Rates 'S''* DAY 5* MILE Introductory Offer 462-5858 Pickup & Delivery Auth'd. SUBARU Dir. 1199 N. State, Ukiah nPTOa DOOR BUSTERS Sat & Sun only Visit our Clearance Center for Extra Special Buys! #38513 V2 price Reg. 39.95 BOOKCASE 19 88 20% to 50% Off all Lamps Entertainment Center Reg. 36.88 only one Stereo Stand 19 88 Simulated wopd. Save*30 Wards 10" diagonal portable color TV. L i f; h t w (; i g h t. 249'^^ 12209 Negative matrix tube enhance.*, t ^^g sharpens color. 679.95 Save»70 40-ch. CB >yith LED channel readout. Deluxe uriit features del- Q Q ta fine tune, ANL, vari- XZQ^^ able squelch, S/RF meter. ^ Regularly 139.95 Knight-O-Rest Bedding Sale 59"» Twin Reg. 99.95 ea. pc. Full, Reg. 119.95 79 00 ea.pc. Queen Reg. 229.95 King Reg, 359.95 199 269 88 88 set set Door Mirrors #5014 Reg. 5.99 3 00 PlanterPole Reg. 6.99 3 88 Save*15 Cast-iron box heater burns wood or coal. (^a.st-iron unit; ^088 2-lid.c()ok sur- ace. Sliding Reg. 84.95 iiearth plate. Special buy. Permanent-press 18-lb elec dryer. . 189 88 At Wards. 4 fabric settings include auto-dry—shuts off dryer after clothes are dry. 3-way venting. 7317 1680 S. State St Deep Valley Shopping Center Phone 462-8731 Mon.. tues.. Wed. & Sat. , . , 9:30 to6:00 Thurs.&Fri. 9:30to9:0b Sun.li:6oto4i00

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