Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on July 2, 1974 · Page 2
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Ukiah, California
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Tuesday, July 2, 1974
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t-Uklih Daily Journal; Ukiah, Calif. Tuesday, July 2, 1974 LAW ENFORCEMENT SCHOLARSHIPS — Jerry Keiffer, center, chairman of the scholarship committee of COMPO, Mendocino County's peace officers, presents a $500 scholarship check to Bobbie Burris^Ken_ Callahan, left, Tim Hankes, and Kim Presson, right, also received identical scholarships. The checks were presented at a dinner Friday. —Journal photo by Raymond. COMPO scholarships awarded The County of Mendocino Peace Officer's Association (COMPO) awarded $2,000 in scholarships to four law enforcement students at a dinner at the Palace Hotel Friday. Bobbie Burris, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Burris of Willits; Timothy Hankes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Hankes of Ukiah; Kim Presson, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Griffin of Ukiah; and Ken Callahan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Ryan of Ukiah, all received $500 scholarships. It was the second scholarship grant for Miss Burris, Hankes and Presson. . Hankes is the nephew of Sheriff's Deputy Barron Hankes. and Griffin is the son Meteor sighting led to search for air crash A meteor which fell to earth last night in the Santa Barbara area led to some frantic searching by California Division of Forestry crews in the Burke Hill area south of Ukiah last night. The object was seen . by thousands of persons throughout the state at about 10 last night — many of whom mistook the "shooting star" for an aircraft on fire. Several residents in the area notified various authorities of an air crash near Burke Hill, including the CDF headquarters at Howard Forest. Howard checked with the FAA Flight Station in Ukiah and even though there were no known aircraft aloft over Burke Hill at the tune, sent a team to investigate the sighting.. Todays Market Report BATEMAN EICHLER, HILL RICHARDS INC. MEMBERS OF THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE ' 11A.M. PRICES -13.06 9,770,000 Industrials Volume Listed Slacks: American Tel it Tel 45V4 Boise Cascade 14 Denny's Restaurants 12 Evens Products 6tt General Motors 47% Georgia Pacific 35% Int'l Systems & Control 33% Louisiana Pacific 12% Lucky Stores 10% McDonald's «% . Pacific Gas k Electric 20% Sambos Restaurants 14% Standard Oil of Calif. 26% , TelePrompTer 3% TransAmerica 6% Winnebago 5% Over the Counter: Advanced Memory Systems 3%- 3% Bank of America 29%- 30 Diagnostic Data 7%- 8% Seiscom Delta IV*- 1% Equitable S-L 6%-7% Shaklee Corp .J -8% Pennzoil Offshore Gas 4%- 51-16 Vaal Reefs Adr. 45- 45% NEW YORK (UPI) — The stock market, frustrated by UkmhDoiHl Journal Official City Newspaper lack of motivating news and concern over rising interest rates, moved lower today in slow trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The Dow Jones industrial average of 30 selected blue- chip stocks was off 2.89 at 803.35 shortly before noon. If the widely watched average closes below the psychological 800 level, tbe market may take a sharp slide, analysts said. < Declines topped advances, 673 to 416, among the 1,512 issues crossing the tape. There was vfi'tually nothing in the news to influence investors, many of whom have retreated to the sidelines. They are concerned with rising interest rates, which now are at a record level. National Gypsum was the most active issue, up V* at 11% on 103,300 shares. A thorough search of the area revealed nothing. The meteor, in fact;, was centered about 150 miles north of Los Angeles at the time it was most visible. It was about the size of a medicine ball and sported a blue-tinted tail. , Griffith Park Observaotry in LA said the meteorite is believed to have landed near Santa Barbara. Officials added fragments of the rock may be sought there today. In fire activity, fire crews extinguished three blazes yesterday with a loss of nine acres of grass, brush and slash. , The first fire occurred at 12:22 p.m. 14 miles northwest of Laytonville on the Branscomb Rd. Three, acres of brush and slash were burned. At 3:23 p.m. fire crews assisted the Covelo Fire Protection District in extinguishing a five acre grass fire 1 mile east of Covelo, and at 8:49 p.m., two trucks from the Ukiah station stood by with Ukiah Fire Department trucks for a one acre grass fire % mile north of Ukiah at the North •State Street freeway bff-ramp. ROADSIDE PICKUP BARTLETT, 111. (UPI)" Illinois State police today sought the owner of a Navy seabag but felt certain he or she would not come forward to claim it. The bag was found along a road. It contained about $65,000 worth of processed marijuana, police said. Officers speculated the bag had been dropped in the weeds along the road for later pick-up. Wall Street chatter DEAN DeVRIES Publisher GEO. HUNTER Man. Ed. B.A.COBER Pub.Emer. Published daily except Sat. Sun. and certain holidays by the Mendocino Publishing Co., at 590 South School Street, Ukiah, Mendocino County, California 95482 Second class postage paid at Ukiah, Calif. Business Office Phone 462-1421 Subscription Rates Main and Carrier: — $2.00 per Mo., $6.00 per 3 Months $12.00 per 6 Mos., $24.00 per Year Out of Town Home Del. $2.00 15c per Copy Mail and Motor Routes Payable 3 Months in Advance NEW YORK (UPI) — Although the market is becoming so oversold a rally could begin soon, the Dines Letter urges investors to use an upswing only to complete liquidation. "We must warn you strenuously not to try to play this rally," me letter says, "because we think it will prove to be just one more long line of bull traps." It counsels investors to exercise maximum caution to avoid getting "caught in the type of market collapse we believe is possible in coming months." stablized in the 7% to 7% per cent range, and bank CD's were substantially higher, it notes. "In the coming week we expect no letup in the current trend of increasing rates," the firm adds. Daily Journal Missing? •If your delivery boy happens to miss your home please phone UKIAH Miss Service Hours 5 to 7 P.M. 442-1421 WILLI!* Cresste Dobbins 451-2713 Met 4 Lucent Miss Service Hours / e to 7 P.M. 274-1916 "Rates continued their upward advance in all segments of the short-term money market during the past week as supplies of funds were limited, especially in the longer maturities," says Commercial Credit Co. of Baltimore, Md. Last week Fed Funds rose to 14 per cent, Treasury bills Two held for car theft over weekend Two persons were arrested by sheriff's deputies over the weekend on stolen vehicle charges. Martin John Perez, 19, Ukiah, was taken into custody here for allegedly taking a car belonging to Tony Guerrero from the Moreno's Club parking lot Sunday. Clifford Leonard Ford, 19, Willits, was arrested in Willits Saturday, after he was allegedly observed driving a .stolen vehicle. "William Daniel Oendenen, 25, Mendocino, was arrested for possession of marijuana Sunday in Mendocino after he was allegedly observed with a marijuana cigarette. The market, assaulted by soaring interest rates and the failure of a matpr West German bank, may show some improvement with the end of seasonal influences, according to E. F. Hutton & Co. "In addition to the desire to lighten up or completely dispose of depressed issues for the quarterly reports, portfolio managers must also consider their overall performance record," the firm explains. As a result, some of the weakest stocks in the past two weeks were ones that had logged good performances over the past couple of months," it continues. "Their recent weakness may have reflected son desire of the money managers to record some capital gains either for capital gains/dividends later in the year or merely to offset some j the firm adds. of Ukiah police Officer John Griffin. Miss Burris is currently attending California State University at Sacramento, and Hankes is transferring to Cal State Sacramento from Cabrillo Junior College in Soquel. Presson is a student at Cal State San Jose, and Callahan will be attending Mendocino College. The scholarship committee . consists of Jerry Keiffer, . chairman, Lee Adams, John McAdoo, Joe' Marberry, and Dave Joscelyn. COMPO President Howard MacPherson was master of ceremonies for the dinner, which was attended by over 130 persons. » Bobby Richardson, former Mendocino County undersherif f and currently with the state Peace Officer Standards and Training, was guest speaker. He noted that the awarding of the scholarships was "symbolic of the association's desire to have law enforcement in the hands of well-educated persons." The scholarships were awarded in the name of Lee Hunter, a former deputy killed in an accident. ' RSVP needs volunteer drivers The Mendo-Lake Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is in need of licenced drivers, 60 years of age or older, to transport individuals locally for medical appointments, grocery shopping, and for other short trips as required. A -nominal reimbursement may be made to cover transportation fees. Volunteers who are under 60 years of age wi)l be referred to other agencies who need their services. If needed' vehicles can be provided in certain instances. Interested persons are urged to call, Ralph Fimbres, director of Mendo-Lake RSVP, P.O. Box 449, Ukiah, Phone 462-1954. June still month for marriage June continues to be the favorite month of the year to get married; at least in . Mendocino County. The county clerk's office reports issuing 63 marriage licenses last month, third highest monthly total since records have been kept. The record is 85 licenses issued in June, 1972, when a mass marriage ceremony was held near the coast. Thee were 64 licenses issued in June, 1970. DELAYED HONEYMOON BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (UPI) — Actor RobertVaughii, 42, has married Linda Staab, 31, at the Church of the Good Shepherd. It was the first marriage for Vaughn, who said the honeymoon would be delayed until he completes work on a film. 9 TIT Ukiah couple will Wed on fair's opening night , "Love is a Many-Sp|endored Thing" might be one of the nostalgic memory melodies brought back by this year's Redwood Empire Fair theme. Possibly "Love Story" will be more apropos as'the theme for the event to take place Aug. 8, opening, night of the 1974 Redwood Empire Fair. That evening's ceremony will be cherished by a young Ukiah couple who will recite their marriage vows on the stage at the main grandstand prior to the selection of this year's Mjss Redwood Empire Fair Queen. Michael John Lozano, a carefree young Lothario, was employed by the 12th District Fair as part of the summer maintenance crew for several years until Uncle Sam sent him "greetings" and Mike was off to Korea to do his'thing. Several letters from Mike indicated his longing for the green grass and beautiful flowers-and trees at the, Redwood Empire Fairgrounds and that he would willingly trade Korea's sub-zero weather for the gentle rains of Mendocino County. After his return home, Mike assisted at the fair when he could. Spring came to the valley and love came to Mike in the form of a young, willowy, beautiful blue-eyed blonde named. Alice Lynn Simila. When they set their wedding date for August, what more appropriate setting for their wedding than Michael's "home away from home." George Goulding, Hollywood, will provide the organ background music with Dr. Elmer Schmitt of the Ukiah Ministerial Association tying the knot. In addition to the bride's own bridesmaids, the 12 lovely queen contestants will serve as honorary bridesmaids. Many of the merchants throughout Mendocino County, intrigued with the idea of the wedding, are donating items to start this young couple off on the road to matrimony. Local supermarket and radio station owner Woody White has indicated he will donate an all- expense honeymoon to some exotic place for the young couple. DANCE AT LIBRARY — Ernie Hansen, at left with feather covered spear, and Joe McCoy set their feathers spinning in an Indian dance presented Monday in the children's room at Mendocino County Library. Also shown in the picture is Mary Hansen, who can be seen as she and other costumed Indian girls circled the dancing braves in the traditional Indian fashion. — Journal photo by Fae Disability payment increase Turner be announcer for rodeo Scotty Turrier, California's 1973 "rodeo man of the year," will be announcer for the Willits Frontier Days rodeo, scheduled July 3-4. Turner, who is secretary- manager of the Redwood Empire Fair, was awarded that title by Western Approved Rodeos of Sacramento, spokesman for the sport in the Golden State, ,on basis of Tur- •ner's work to develop the sport, not only with W.A.R., but as an official of the California Cowboys Association. He is secretary-manager of the Redwood Empire Fair, Ukiah, a member of the open class rodeo committee of Western Fairs Association, a W.F.A. director and an official of the California High School Rodeo Association. Turner, in addition to announcing, has managed both horse shows and rodeos. A retired Army officer, he also organized rodeos for five years for servicemen at Fort Lewis, Wash. Logging road is opened for holiday FORT BRAGG — Georgia- Pacific's logging road through MacKerricher State Park to the Ten Mile River will be I open on the Fourth of July weekend, following favorable public response to opening of the road over Memorial Day weekend. Jim .Coon, G-P resource manager, said that the road would be" open Thursday, July 4, through Sunday, July 7. The public may enter the logging road through Eastman Trucking Co. just north of Fort Bragg and drive north along the beach road approximately eight miles to the point where Highway 1 crosses Ten .Mile River. Persons are requested to go no farther than the Ten Mile Bridge. Coon said that the road is being opened to the public on account of the heavy use and apparent enjoyment of the road and beach over Memorial Day by visitors to the area. He did request that all visitors continue to respect both property and equipment belonging to Georgia-Pacific and to others along the road. A new law, Public Law 93-295, signed by the President May 31 increased disability compensation payments to veterans by 15 td 18 per cent, and dependency and dependency and indemnity compensation for (DIC) for widows and children by about 17 per cent. The statute made the increases retroactive to May 1. A separate retroactive check covering the increases for the months of May and June will be sent by VA to the veterans and dependents by mid-July. The regular monthly checks due July 1 will be paid at the old rate, but the new increases, will be reflected in checks received August 1 and thereafter. Veterans Administration officials emphasized that no application or inquiry will be necessary to receive the increased amounts. The increases, they said, will be made by the agency automatically for all veterans and dependents. i The new,iaw boosts payments to veterans rated 10 to 50 per cent disabled by VA by 15 per cent, and those rated 60 to 100- per cent disabled by 18 per cent. The monthly payment to,, single veterans with 10 per cent disabilities goes up from $28 to $32. For veterans rated 100 per cent disabled under VA'.s general schedule, the monthly sum is increased from $495 to $584. For the most severely disabled veterans the maximum monthly amount is jumped from $1,232 to $1,454. Veterans whose service- connected disabilities are rated 50 per cent or more receive additional allowances if they have dependents. These added allowances are also increased under the new law by 15 per cent. The U.S.S. Constitution — "Old Ironsides" — was completed in 1797 with a keel of white oak from New Jersey, ribs of live oak and red cedar from Georgia, and masts and spars of pine from Maine. 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