Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on January 24, 1978 · Page 2
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Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California · Page 2

Ukiah, California
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Tuesday, January 24, 1978
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2~Uklah Dally Journal, Uklah, Calif. Tuesday, January 24, 1978 A new tradition at Ukiahl fully gives his reasons for Saturday graduation s WITHOUT A SONG — Tami Valley Middle School. The girls are Dashiell, Trena Rous^, Angle Working durihg most of their free ' Warren ai :Kl Shiela Chaconas are this tinne in order to improve their dance years songleaders at .Redwood ^ routines. xwtX':-xw:'X'X 'X;xix ^.x^xixwX'Sixw^ CTA qsks sanctions be removed from district J.W. (BUD.Tully, principal of Ukiahl, has notified members of the Qass of 78 that their commencement exercises will be held on Saturday, June 10, at a time yet, to be set, but preferably before the late afternoon and early evening winds take over in Anton Stadium. There are some seniors — by no means all of them — who feel that this is a break from the traditional Friday night graduation. But Tully, back in 1965, was chairman of the first outdoor graduation held by UWahi in Anton that was a Ix-eak with tradition brought on by necessity. Now, in a message to all members of the Class of '78, Tully is calling upon seniors at Ukiahi to "join with me in starting a new tradition, a tradition which will result in the best graduation of all times." , ' Qass officers have asked Tully to give his rationale for holding the 1978 Ukiahi Commencement Exercises on a Saturday, June 10. The last Ukiahi senior class to graduate from the present Ukiahi campus,- nearly 50 years after it opened, has been answered as follows by Tully The last UkiaHi senior class to graduate from the present Ukiahi campus, nearly 50 years after it opened, lias been answered as follows by Tully in explaining why lit is now necessary, he feels, to change to a "new tradition" of Saturday graiduations at Ukiahi, present and future. "I based my decision,"says community, parents, faculty ^d administration have not, been pleased with our graduation ceremonies Over . the past 10 years. "With these factors in mind, Iifeviewed what I consider the reasons which have contributed to the less-than; desirable conditions for our commencement exercises~and have come up with the following rationale: "Determination of a graduation date has a direct bearing on our final examination schedule and total program. "Teachers have conveyed to the administration the difficulty of giving junior-senior examinations on different days. In the past we have crammed many activities into one day; i.e., senior breakfast, graduation, rehearsal, arena scheduling ~ and commencement'. "This l^as meant that we have not been able to prepare graduates properly for the , ceremony, and teachers and counselors have had to make 'unrealistic deadlines, as to whether seniors have completed graduation requirements. "Thus,' by . the time of graduation, all parties concerned feel the pressure, and many times errors have been made in the haste. The result of this hurried pace is a ceremony that is less than adequate for the occasion. The ceremony, itself has been characterized by rush, rush, rush, and the general attitude of everyone seems to have been 'let's get it over with!' Mendoseta chapter of the California Teachers' Association has asked the CTA office in Burlingame to remove sanctions placed on the Ukiah Unified district nearly a decade ago. Levied in 1969 because teachers then had "concerns" about the educational direction of the district, and felt no meahingful progress being made in salary and other negotiations,' the sanctions, in effect, were meant to alert teachers contemplating moving into the Ukiah district that all was not well. Now, Carolyn Griddle, kindergarten teacher at Calpella and president of Mendoseta, has written the home CTA office in Burlingame, asking that sanctions on the Ukiah Unified district now in effect be lifted. In a letter to the CTA, with copies sent to Ray Worster, president of the Ukiah Unified board of education, and Supt. W.O. Murphy, Mendoseta's president notes: "The members of Men- Hickey speaks to RPEA meet The Retired . Public Employees Association of Mendocino County held their first meeting of 1978 on Friday, Jan. 20, in the Community Room at the Financial Savings Building. A sack luncheon- along with salads and desserts, was served before the meeting. The speaker for the day was Hays Hickey, retired captain of the California Highway Patrol, and a candidate for the Ukiah City Council. Many issues were discussed, and a lively discussion on the need for better public transportation in the City of Ukiah for the elderly was one-of the major topics. doseta feel that the Ukiah Unfied school board is bargaining in good ffiith, as reflected in the creation of an effective budgetary advisory^ committee to establish priorities within the district. "Therefore we request that the California Teachers Association remove sanctions from the Ukiah Unified school district," President Criddle of Mendoseta notified the CTA in her letter earlier this month. Thus far there has been no Shupe studies Japanese power sources Jim Shupe, candidate for city council in the March 7 election, recently returned from Japan, where he visited Tokyo, Kyoto and Suzuka and investigated the new zero pollution manufacturing plants and the new low head hydroelectric turbines in use at these plants. Shupe feels that there is a possibility for an alternative source of electric power using the outflow waters of Lake Mendocino and that possibility should bie, investigated thoroughly for city use. Blind Disabled Center meeting The Blind Disabled Action Center Inc. will hold it's next board meeting Jan. 31 at 1789 Lockwood Drive, UkUih, at 10 a.m.. On the agenda will be personnel matters, research funding, and progress reports on activities. This meeting is open to the public. For further information, call the office at 468-1976 or call Bob Kuder at home at 4626994. CTTA notification that sanctions formally have been dropped, but it is expected to be a mere formality. The fact that the Ukiah Unified district board of education and the administration have been meeting periodically over many months with Mendoseta and CTA representatives to review salaries, benefits, programs and priorities appears to have led to the request to drop sanctions. Opening of a new, big high school next September also may be a major factor in entting sanctions. Tully," on the following "We feel this type of atfactors: mosphere contributes to a "It is quite apparent to me feeling of frivolity which in- that the vast majority of the terferes with the solemnity of seniors want a com- the Occasion. In the past, by 5 mencement exercise that all p.m., all partie? concerned can be proud of and which long are hyper-active. Too littl^ will be remembered. The preparation for too many Forestry class tomorrow night All persons interested in attendmg the first class in "Homestead Forestry, in Mendocino County" ai'e reminded it's scheduled for tomorrow evening, c OBITUARIES Morrison rites set Wednesday Services will be Wednesday, 10 a.m. at Zimmerman Mortuary for Luther E. Morrison, 76; who died at a Ukiiah hospital Sunday. A native of Covelo, Mr. Morrison was a retired custodian at Ukiah High School, and had lived his entire life in MendocinO County. H^ is survived by his wife, Mabel Morrison of Ukiah, and a brother, Qaude Morrison of Willits. The Rev. Art Gafke of the United Methodist Church will officiate. Interment will be at Ukiah Cemetery. Services held for K.Johnson Private services were held for Kenneth E. Johnson, who Aed at home in Willits Jan. 22 following a, long illness. Mr. Johnson, age 64, had been raised in Minnesota, and member of Willits Post No. 174, American Legion. Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Evelyn, and a niece, Beverly Gregg, both of Willits. Burial was in Willits Cemetery. EffieHenin services to be Thursday ' Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday dt Zimmerman Mortuary for Effie Henin, 69, of Ukiah, who died Monday in a local hospital. The Rev. Donald E. Hammons of the Bethesda Baptist Church will officiate. Interment will be in Headquarters Cemetery in Covelo at 2 p.m. Mrs. Henin was bom in Covelo and spent her entire life in Mendocino County. She is survived by two sisters, Kathryn Lindower of Eureka and Ruth Martinez of Ukiah; and seven children; Frances Potter, Edward Wilson and Merelen Renick of Ukiah; Harold Wilson of Portland, Ore.; Norma Ramirez of 7:30-9 p.m. Due to an anticipated jarge attendance,' the class has been moved from the Farm Advisors office to Frank Zeek school at Low Gap and.Bush Streets in Ukiah. Classes will be held every other Wednesday evening starting Jan. 25 and will end April 19. A Saturday field trip on April 29 to a local homestead forestry operation will complete the eight-class session. According to instructor Pete Passof, forest advisor in Mendocino County, the first class wijl feature the topic understanding tree growth. Students will learn how to measure trees, estimate wood volume and predict tree growth. In addition there will be a short introduction to all the subjects presented in future classes. There is no charge for the course and ifeveryone who wishes to learn something about useful forestry practices on their property is in- .vited. oumcii had been,a resident of Willits 'Orland; Lewis Wilson of Chico GEORGEHUNTCR ... .ManagingEditor Pulb(fifi*cf dally •xc«pt Saturday ond c«r»aln holiday* by ffi* Mandocino Pwbllfltlns Co. of 590 SoMfli School Sfroof, Uklah Mondoiclrto County, Cailforiila 954«2 Second Class Postage paid at Uklah, California ' Court Decree No. 9267 S,ul»criptiOfilRat«s Carrier Rout« - $2.75 Par Month, Thraa Montju, M.2S Six Months «1>.S0, One Year »n .00 Auto Route • $3.00 Par Month, Three Months $9.00, Six Months $1«;00, One Year $3«.00 , 1S< Per Copy Newsstands Tefephone 468 -0123 ^ for the past 21 years. He was the owner-operator of the Willits Cafe for about 10 years in the 1950's, and was a World War II army veteran and a and Mervin Wilsph of Sacramento. , There are 27 grandctiildren and seven great-grandchildren surviving. TO UKIAH SUBSCRIBERS of the UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL PLEASE da net make atf- vance subscriptien iMymants H VOHf CARRIERBOY. J-4f you wish to pay your subscription In advance, 3 - «- or 13 months, please pay direct to the UKIAH DAILY JOUR-, NAL. Camerl>oys receive full i credit each month. t Mail awl AM«e Reetes mint be i paM i« advance. activities in too short a time! "A Saturday graduation also allows time for parents, relatives and friends to arrive, to prepare for, and to enjoy theceremony. Friday evening, 6:30 p!m. exercises' put a timie strain on parents and visiting relatives. "Since the inception of outdoor graduation in 1965, of which I was overall chairman, there has been only one graduation night when the weather was not absolutely miserable —strong winds and abject cold. "I sincerely believe that if you discuss this change from Friday to Saturday graduation with alumni, parents, relatives and friends, they will agree with me that a more orderly and relaxed day to prepare for, gradiiaticHi will result from this change. In addition, you seniors will be miich more relaxed because the only objective for that day will be your graduation from high school (after 12 to 13 years of hard work)—one of th^ most important days in your life. "Finally, the senior claps will be able to add another acitivity, or several, to its final two weeks. "Please join with me in starting a n^w tradition, a tradition which Will result in the best graduation of all times," Tully urged the Class of '78. • ' Outdoor graduations appear to be a continuing tradition at Ukiahi, even with the opening of the new Ukiahi Low Gap campus next September, and a Class of, '79 commencement as the first class graduated frOm the new high school, a year from this June. market report AXEMAN EICHLER. HILL RICHARDS INC. S MEMBERS NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE i DOW JONES 11 A.M. PRICES -f-1.30 points to 772.53 shortly before noon EST. It fell 6.24 points Monday to the lowest level .since it hit 76'7.99 on April 9, 1975: -.10 -.34 13,010,000 562 662 507 Mon. - tues. - Wed, 10 A.M.-6 P.M. All Cages in Stock CAGE SALE ONLY CHECK OUR BIRD PRICES Industrials TVansportations Utilities , Volume Advances Peclines Unchanged Listed Stocks: Cliierpillar Tractor SOV^ -Va K mart 25 '/4 7 ^4 , American Tel & Tel 57% Bank of America 213/4 +% Boise Cascade 23y8 -VB Heublein 25V4 +lVs Evans Products 14% General Motors 58% +VB Georgia Pacific 24% -f Vs IBM 266% -t-lVs Louisiana Pacific 12% Houston/Oil & Mineral 28% 1% Masonite 16 +VB McDonald's 46% -% MobilOil 60^4 +VB Nat'I Semi-Conductor 17% Un. Natomas 38y8 NCR Corp. 4OV4 Pacific G^as & Elec. 233 /4 -% Sears, Roebuck 25% -Va Standard Oilof Calif. 35 +VB Transa.merica 13% Un. Diagnostic Data (OTO) 15V4 London gold $176.45 -t-$1.25 Sonoma Vineyards 5% Un. NEW YORK (UPI) Stocks turned mixed today in fairly active trading as investors weighed the dollar's continued'weakness on foreign exchanges against fourth- quarter earnings reports at home. The Dow Jones industrial average, off about two points at the outset, was ahead 1.83 Through Monday, the closely watched Dow*average had fallen about 60 points in the first three weeks of the new year. Analysts said this loss presented many bargain hunting opportunities. Investors were uneasy about the dollar falling in Europe early in the day. It was steady in Japan, however. The currency showed strength early last week prior to President Carter's messages to Congress. But the dollar has slumped since Thursday. Brokers found little new in Carter's recent proposals economic and tax proposals. \ : I 166 E. GdBBl'"'"Fpr?i4 Birds 462-0990 tRAVEL NOTES By YvoiiKe L. Metxier Skiing becomes more popular each year, not only for swinging singles, but as a family activity'. This has resulted in an ever increasing nurjiber of packages to almost every ski area in the world. In addition to still popular weekend ski trips by bus, and airline charters to European slopes, the Rockies offer an enormqus variety of packages to attract greater numbers of skiers each year. I recently checked out the skiing areas west of Denver and can report that Vail, keystone, Breck'enridQe and Copper Mountain are offering challenging skiing this season. Keystone opened their slopes a day early this year and the skiing was terrific; all lifts operating and plenty of instructors for those who want, or need, instruction. Best days to ski are Still mid-Week if you Want to avoid those long lift-lines, particularly at Vail. TWA has published an exceptionally fine brochure on the Rockies, listing just about anything you might want to know about each area. The brochure includes information on elevation, difficulty of the slopes, length of the runs, nuhiber of lifts and capacity, lift prices, facilities for children, annual snowfall and descrjptive information about accommodations. The brochure fully describes 17 ski resorts, including rates for all major hotels, lodges and inns. This excellent reference guide enables you to pinpoint the exact cost of your ski trip and to compare the other sports facilities arid activities offered in each. It's comprehensive, and easy to read. : Stop in for a copy of the brochure, choose your departure date and.We'll do the rest. Remember,, it's best to book early in order to obtain your first choice of accommodations. A-1 tRAVEL PLANNCM 4W-B East Peckins. Street ^ 462-2931 M-Th9-5:30 PrI. 9-4 Sat. A Sun Closed DAILY JOURNAL Missing? If your delivery boy happens to miss your homV, please phone UKIAH AAiss Service Hours 5 to 7 P.M. ' Sunday 8 to 10 A .M. 468-0123 LAKE COUNTY Miss Service Hours 7 to 9 P.M. 263-3301 WILLIT'S AREA Betty Malugani 459-2479 7to9P.M. 1 K ll# I n I I PHONE 462-6788 UKIHH 9A^^ * NOW PLAYING • PEOPLE ARE SAYING-DONT MISS IT! FILMED PARTIALLY IN SANTA ROSA ,H£NKYr SALLY WINKLER HELD In a u'or/ii gone mad.. Iliiifio netds a tunny, fabuloui lo-je story? YOV DO! Tituiiug the one you love... is finding moseli Co -iJtarnng HARRISON FORD fip@^ I A L'MXERSAL PICTURE TECHNICOLOR« U.. U-^JTL "HEROES" STARTING TIMES 7; 17-9:47 Added . Color Cartoon & Short Subject HURRY! UtST TIMES lONIGHT HAVEBfES A nice American tamfly. They didn't want to kill. Biit they didn't want to die. "R" STARTS 7:00-10:22 I AND THIS 2NP HORRIFIC THRILLER 1 THAT VANISHED 'THE HOUSE THAT VANISHED" STARTS 8:39 ANOTHER BIG NEW HIT! STARTS WEDNESDAY -1 WEEK ONLY Who is No one really knew. Not the crowds who cheered him. Not the women who made love to him. Not the family who reached out to him. No OTie until now. No one until her. AL PACING MARTHEKEllER

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