Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on January 25, 1978 · Page 2
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2—Ukiah Daily Journal,, Ukiah, Calif. Wednesday, January 25, 1978 Lt. Gov. Dymally to run for re-election SACRAMENTO (UPI) Lt. Gov. Mervyn M. Dymally declared his candidacy for reelection Tuesday by calling for limit on campaign spending and an investigation by reporters of a potential opponent, Republican Mike Curb. The Curb organization promptly said it welcomed any examination and agreed to discuss spending restrictions with Dymally. Dymally i 51, the state's highest level elected black official who usually is regarded as a liberal Democrat, charged at a news conference that Curb had put together a $3 million campaign "warchest." By contrast, Dymally said he intends to wage a $500,000 primary and general election effort. Curb, 33, a close political asssociate of Ronald Reagan, is a Republican National Committee' member from California and a self-made wealthy Los Angeles recording industry executive. He is expected to announce his candidacy Feb. 22. "We're not going to permit Muriel Humphrey will accept Senate seat HILLSBORO BEACH, Fla. the Executive Committee of (IIPI) — Mrs. Muriel Hum- the Democratic Farm Labor phrey agreed today to fill the Party in St. Paul 3nq" repor- U.S. Senate seat of her late tedly received overwhelming husband, Hubert H. Hum- support for Mrs. Humphrey, phrey, until November and Before flying to Florida $aid she expects to complete early today, Perpich said he "some important business would not appoint a caretaker Hubert hoped to finish." "I will serve until the special election in November;" Mrs. Humphrey said after accepting Minnesota and would appoint a successor to Humphrey "with no strings attached." "Muriel Humphrey should be appointed to the U.S. Gov. Rudy Perpich's offer to Senate because she is better replace her husband- She will than anyone else for the job," be the Senate's only woman member. "I expect to work hard and diligently in a fashion that Minnesota has come to expect. I will work toward ideals which Hubert worked and lived for," Mrs. Humphrey said. She told a brief news conference, however, that it was "too early to tell" whether she would seek election in November to fill out the then remaining four years of her late husband's term. Perpich flew to Florida early today, talked to Mrs. Humphrey at a posh oceanfront condominium for 90 minutes and announced he had offered her Humphrey's Senate seat and she had accepted- Perpich met Tuesday with Perpich said. Mrs. Humphrey said she was ''still tired" and would spend a,few days in the Virgin Islands. before flying to Washington to accept her late husband's Senate seat. The 65-year-old Mrs. Hum­ phrey wore a bright yellow pants suit when she and Perpich met newsmen and said her goal in the Senate would be "to do a good job." Mrs. Humphrey said accepting her late husband's Senate seat "was a difficult decision to make." "I have had no guidance from him (Hubert) in making the decision. I hope he is guiding .me today,"she said. Perpich met Mrs. Humphrey at condominium owned by her son-in-law/ Bruce Solomonson, The governor said before leaving St. Paul that he would simply discuss the possibility of a Senate appointment with Mrs. Humphrey, but would not offer her the job. Explain that one to the tooth fairy Sup< LENOIR, N.C. (UPI) — Thirteen-/ear-old Doug Pritchard was a little embarrassed at finding part of his mouth in his foot,' but he thinks it is something he can tell his children about. The youth went to a doctor iervisors actions this week In other board action. ADDITIONAL CETA JOBS LOCAL EMERGENCY — APPROVED — An additional Due to heavy storm damage to allocation of federal CETA job some county roads a local state of emergency was declared by the county administrator Sunday night and board members concurred during Tuesday's meeting. Public works director Budge Campbell estimated, road damage at $637,000. The most severely damaged include four sites" along Robinson Creek Road, Mountain Rock Road and Fish Rock Road. POLITICAL ACTIVITY — Introduced an ordinance giving county employees who run for elective office the option of taking a 60-day unpaid leave before the election. The leave was required under the old system, The change was originally, approved by supervisors in October but was left out of the new county handbook. NEW BRIDGE — The 90- foot bridge at Poonkinney Road has been closed because of a damaged abutment. Purchase of an army "Bailey Bridge" was recommended by the public works department. It is a temporary bridge that can be installed in one and a half days and could be taken down and reassembled at other sites as needed. The estimated cost to purchase would be $34,000. funds was allocated as follows by the board; Mendocino Unified school district, $42,899; Cornmunity Development Commission, $23,820; Ukiah Valley Teen' Center renovation, $14,853; Willits Unified school district, $14,657; Long Valley Fire Protection district, $9,173; Corps of Engineers,, $18,333; Mariposa school,. $11,516; Wind Spirit, $13,843; Island Mountain, $22,000 and Mendocino Art Center $6,664. The total amount allocated was $177,758. BUDGET; -HEARING DATES SET — Tentative dates for hearings . on this year's county budget were approved by supervisors: Board work sessions on the budget are scheduled for July 6 with completion'of hearings set for Aug. 2. Adoption of the final budget will be Aug. 15, according to the schedule. LOANS FOR STORM DAMAGE — The Small Business Administration will make loans available to businesses, farms and ranches damaged in the storm that struck the Noyo Harbor area south of Fort Bragg Oct. 28, 29 and 30, according to information given to supervisors yesterday. to have a painful foreign object removed from the instep of his. left foot, and learned to his astonishment he had a tooth growing there, root and all. Dr. Amor Bouraouie, who performed the extraction, said, the rare occurrence is caused by a gene reproducing in the wrong place in a fetus. In most cases, however, the gene dies before the tooth becomes, pronounced. "I didn't know what it was really, but people told me it was bone, dried-up skin," Pritchard said after the operation. "My father said no wonder he can't keep shoes on rhe because my feet keep eating them "up." The teen-ager said he is going back to the doctor's office to try to retrieve the misdirected tooth for posterity. He said the doctor held on to it for a souvenir. • "He said he never pulled a . tooth out of anybody's foot - before," Pritchard said. Health hearing here Friday night Mendocino County Health Planning Council reminds the public of an important public hearing scheduled for this Frjday at the Veterans building in Ukiah at 7 p.m. Tom MacMillan, who is chairman of the committee which authored the plan, will preside at this hearing where the seven HSA directors appointed by the Mendocino County board of supervisors. As chairman of the plan development committee he has presidedover the one-and- a-half-year-long development process in which this plan was evolved. The public hearing provides the final opportunity public input will be received ,for public input before the for possible inclusion in the final version of the plan will be final version of the plan, which is to be sumbitted to state and federal governments after final approval. MacMillan, Ukiah, is on the staff of Mendocino Community College and is one of UkiahDailij Journal GEORGE HUNTER Managing Editor Published dally exempt Saturday and certain "holidays by the Mendocino Publishing Co.- at 590 South School Street, Ukiah . Mendocino County. California 95482 Second Class Postage paid at Ukiah, California Court Decree No. 9267 J Subscription Rates Carrier Route • $2.75 Per Month, Three Months, $9.25 Six Months $14.50, One Year, $33.00 Autb Route-$3.00 Per Month, ThreeMonths $9.00, , Six Months $10.00, One Year $36.00 1$* Per Copy Newsstands Telephone 468-0123 DAILY JOURNAL Missing? If your delivery boy happens to miss your home, please phone UKIAH Miss Service Htours 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 WILLITS AREA Betty Malugani 459 2479 7 to 9 P.M. completed. Copies of the plan are available for review in local libraries throughout the county and at the Ukiah office of the Health department. The plan, as adopted, will have tremendous significance for health care planning in this county and surrounding area for a long time to come. AUT0LAND DAILY WEEK & MONTH Spcl. Rates 5* MILE Introductory Offer 462-5858 Pickups Delivery Auth'd. SUBARU Dir. imN.state> Ukiah RENTA-CAR J 5 95 DAY use . Michael Curb to use $3 million to buy this office," Dymally declared. He then voluntarily proposed to limit his own spending to $500,000 and suggested Curb restrict his to $750,000. The additional $250,000 break for Curb he said was intended to compensate for his own incumbency and heavy Democratic voter registration advantage. Jack Courtemanche, chairman of Friends for Mike Curb, said a campaign report due Jan. 31 would show that $253,000 had been collected in contributions as of a month earlier. He said the primary budget is pegged at $500,000 and no general campaign spending plan had been decided upon. As for, the spending limitation, Courtemanche added: "We'd be happy to discuss the details with his peoplei'" Also in the. race for the Democratic lieutenant govenor nomination is Patricia Raven, a Fresno businesswoman, who announced her candidacy last November. Dymally also said he hoped that candidates would be elected on the basis of their records and their positions on issues. . ., Dymally, who has often asserted he is a victim of what he has termed unfair news, coverage, suggested to reporters that they investigate Curb's, "relationship with some people who are involved in questionable activities in the record industry," Dymally refused to indicate what reporter^ would uncover other than to say, "Here's a, good story, you ought to look at that one." Courtemanche said, "We'd be very happy to have Mike Curb's background checked out. Through the years, Mike Curb has represented such artists as Pat Boone, Shaun Cassidy and the Osmond family and has never been involved in anything questionable." Dymally said he had" "no evidence of wrongdoing, but since association has become a signficiant factor in American politics, it seems to me that one needs to look at that." Ask if, in effect, he was not suggesting the same kind of treatment of Curb to which he had so deplored for himself, Dymally told reporters:' "No. I'm just posing the challenge for you. You're the ones who deal with association. I'm just saying, here's a good story, you ought to take ,a look at that one." Asked what was good about it and what reporters should look for, he responded: MARK H. RAWITSCH Will take over museum in Willits New museum director hired County supervisors yesterday announced the selection of Mark H. Rawit- sch, as the new director of the county museum in Willits. - On hearing announcement of his selection Rawitsch, 27, Carpenteria said, "I enthusiastically accept the' appointment and hope for a long and successful relationship with the county." Rawitsch was named to the post at the end of an hour-long closed door interview session- involving four finalists.' There were approximately 20 applicants for the position. Rawitsch comes from Carpenteria where he has been serving as curator of Carpenteria Valley Historical Society Museum. He received a Bachelor's degree in anthropology from Chico State College and a Master's degree in history from University of California at Riverside. He said he has been working in Carpenteria since August of this year. Rawitsch said the exhibits at the county museum were much further along than he had expected when he arrived to tour the museum. "They have a fine collection," he said. Sgt. Stafford (Cont'd from Paget) In keeping with his desire to utilize all existing resources in managing the department before seeking to expand its resources, Stafford intends to rejuvenate the reserve program, an auxiliary force of volunteers designed to provide coverage at special events while at* the same time providing training in all phases of law enforcement, so that its participants can later qualify for regular positions with the department. Stafford has a deep concern for the young people of Mendocino County and will strive to provide county- residents with as. many professional career .opportunities as are available within the department, so that the need to move away from one's Home to pursue a law enforcement career is minimized as fully as possible. Another main concern to Stafford is' that the sheriff's- • department remains accountable to the public at all times, and toward this end he will institute a program of publicly reporting depart* mental activities arid programs, particularly in the area of crime clearance rates as,opposed to those remaining unsolved, so that the department's effectiveness can be evaluated by the citizens who rely on it. In addition to public evaluation, Stafford believes that accessibility by citizens to the department's services and personnel is also a major factor in maintaining a competent and professional law enforcement agendy, and development of „ the qepart- rnenfs accountability and ac.cesibility to the public will be a cornerstone of his administration. Stafford, 49, who received the Employee of the Year award from fellow employees in 1976 for his contributions toward the betterment of working . conditions for Mendocino County employees, resides in Redwood Valley with his wife Lynn, and children'Steve, 19; David, 16; Cyndi, 15; and Debra, 14. Another son, Ron, is married and lives in Ukiah. Stafford encourages all county residents to become familiar with the issues and to participate in the campaign for the office of sheriff- coroner in this important election year. PUBLIC MEETING ON HEALTH SYSTEMS PLAN The Northern California Health Systems Agency will conduct a public meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m. on February 24, i978 at KONOCTI HARBORINN 8727 SODA BAY ROAD, KELSEYVILLE (LAKE COUNTY) , to consider adoption of the Agency's 1978 Health Systems Plan. The Plan has been developed in response to Federal and State law and addresses the availability, accessibility, and cost of health care services in the fourteen northern counties of California. <. Persons desiring further information on ithe Health Systems Plan or the public meeting are encouraged to contact Vic Biswell, Executive Director, at the following location: Northern California Health Systems Agency P.O. Box 548 Durham, CA 95938 (916) 345-1379 *" ^ Today's * market report . _ f BATEMAN EICHLER, HII.L RICHARDS INC. & MEMBERS NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE DOW JONES 11 A.M. PRICES _ _ % Sonorna Vineyards 5% Un. NEW YORK (UPI) — Bargain hunters, capitalizing oh the market's recent plunge, pushed stock higher today after the dollar rebounded in West Germany. Trading was slow, however. The Dow Jones industrial average, which managed to gain 0.87 point Tuesday, was ahead 2.51 points to 774.08 shortly before noon EST. Analysts, noting the average is off about 60 points so far this year, said many blue-chip stocks were selling at bargain prices. The dollar's recovery from an early selloff in Germany encouraged some investors. However, many traders were waiting for the government's reports Thursday on the nation's trade deficit and the Federal Reserve Board's money supply figures. The Wall Street Journal, meanwhile, said an informal survey showed businessmen Diagnostic Data (OTC) 15% generally were dissatisfied g i( j _i /4 with President Carter's recent London gold 177.50 ,+1.05 economic and tax messages. Industrials +2.77 Transportations ' +1.51 Utilities . - + + .10 Volume 12,600,000 Advances 722 , Declines '490 Unchanged * HS2 Listed Stocks: Caterpillar Tractor 50% +% K Ynart 25% Un. American Tel & Tel 57% +V4 Bank of America 21% Un. Boise Cascade 23% +% Heublein 25% +% Evans Products 14% -% General Motors 58 Un. Georgia Pacific 24% Un. IBM 267 +% Louisiana Pacific 13% +1 , Houston Oil 28% -% Masonite 15% A U McDonald's 46% + % Mobil Oil 60% + % Nat'l Semi-Conductor 18% + V4 Natomas 38% +% NCR Corp. 4(5% +% Pacific Gas & Elec. 23% -% Sears, Roebuck 25% Un. Standard Oil of Calif. 35% +% Transamerica 13% Un * NOW PLAYING * HELD OVER! EVERYONE'S SAYING... SEE If! 1 WEEK ONLY "HEROES" FILMED IN AND AROUND SANTA ROSA AND EUREKA HEROES TURMAN-FOSTER COMPANY PRODUCTION^ "HEROES" . • Co-starring HARRISON FORD '•inding the one you love.: is finding yourself. In a world gone mad... who needs a funny} fabulous love story? YOU DO! • HENRY SALLY WINKLER FIELD WEEKDAYS 7:17-9:47 SAT. & SUN. 2:02-4:32-7:02-9:32 Plus New Color Cartoon & Short Subject STARTS TONIGHT-1 WEEK ONLY ANOTHER BIG NEW FEATURE! 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 one until now. No one until her. STARTING TIMES 7:17-9:44 it 'U PKIUII-S JN J tVimrt B ALPACINO MARTHE^HLER A SH~)NE\ POLLACK FILMi BOBBY DEERFTELD AN NY DUPEREY Plus A New Cartoon "Scarlet Pinkernel"

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