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14— Ukiah Daily Journal, UkiarY Calif. Wednesday, January. 25, 1978 Wednesday, January 25, 1978 Ukiah Daily Journal, Ukiah, Calif—15 By Jack Anderson Hiis wife, Donna, to "remain strong." The captors added a warning that the hostage would die if the police or press were informed. But as a calculated risk, "Niehous intimates asked us to let the kidnappers know about the unfortunate foul-up. They are desperate to learn the fate of the missing businessman. Again,.we are willing to serve as the intermediary if the kidnappers wish. We will meet them anywhere in the world. Meanwhile, a curtain of silence has fallen over William Niehous. . RIGHT TO EAT — The most basic human right is the right to enough food to survive. Yet an estimated 500 million people go to bed at night hungry, and undernourished. The birth rate, meanwhile, is steadily gaining on agricultural production. The number of malnourished people in the world, the hard core of human misery, is expected to reach 750 million by 1985. It seems obscene, therefore, that the U.S. government has taken between 11 million and 12 million acres 'out of production in order to keep wheat prices up. The farmers are not to blame. They cannot the press. But afford to sell wheat for less the negotiations tnan their < production costs. The United States has also WASHINGTON — We have an urgent message, for the masked guerrillas who barged into William Neihous' home in Venezuela two years ago and carried him off at gunpoint^. Niehous is an Owens-Illinois executive who has been held for political ransom by antigovernment forces. A grim, alive-or-dead question mark has hung over bis fate ever since his handwritten appeals for ransom suddenly ceased in July of 1976. We became involved in the backstage, effort to save Niehous' life 18 months ago. We were approached by an intermediary who suggested that the kidnappers would accept our intervention. We were directed to write a letter to Venezuela's President Peres offering to serve as an intermediary for.Niehous' safe return. Unaccountably, the letter was ignored. We can now cite evidence that the American businessman was alive but still captive as late as March 1977. A new ransom offer, complete with photographic proof that Niehous was alive, was secretly mailed to an Owens-Illinois office in Europe last April. The company was warned sternly to say nothing to the police or tragically, misfired through no one's fault. Not another word has been „,heard from the kidnappers. We have no alternative, therefore, but to make another attempt to communicate with the kidnappers through our newspapers. Here's what happened. The Venezuelan guerrillas, probably unfamiliar with the European postal service,' deposited their ransom offer in a seldom-used mail drop. Thus the packet showing Niehous still alive wasn't j found until a week later. Meanwhile, OWens-Illinois officials, received several telephone calls demanding a blunt yes-or-no response to the undelivered ransom demand. The puzzled executives protested that they had no knowledge of any ransom note. Impatiently, the woman caller hung up. The next day, she called i twice again with a terse ultimatum that the company "agree or disagree" to the ransom proposal. The executive^ still had to plead ignorance. They ransacked their offices searching in vain ' for some communication from the kidnappers. A day later, th& caller was back on the line in an angry mood. "I know you have the letter," she declared. "What's the decision? I'm not going.to call again." A distracted official tried to persuade her the company was still in the ddrk. She hung up for the last time. After it was too late, the packet belatedly arrived. It contained a poignant letter from Niehous to his colleagues and his wife, a menacing threat from his captors and dramatic proof that he was still alive. . Enclosed was a picture of him holding a newspaper clearly dated March 19, 1977. There was also a note in his own hand, pleading "please keep this secret" and urging been more gerierous than any other nation when it comes to feeding the hungry.. Six million metric tons of U.S. wheat, stored on farms and in grain elevators, are now earmarked for emergency use around the world. * But- impoversihed nations are alarmed over the U.S. cutback in wheat production. Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland has been questioned by a number of agriculture ministers about this wheat set- aside program. He reported to President Carter recently that he has been "frequently asked whether, in light of the U.S. restrictions on wheat set- asides, there will be enough wheat to go around next year." Bergland told the president he was able "to reassure other countries that there is a record-setting wheat crop in the U.S. this year." But the world hunger problem will get worse, not better. Bergland believes the developing countries would do better to import U.S. farming methods than U.S. wheat. "One of the most difficult' problems," he explained to the president, "is getting the producing countries to accept, modern technology, even in its 'Simplest form." " CARTER'S SHOE BOX President Carter has been directing his own lobbying campaign to push an energy bill through Congress,He has •met personally with House Energy Chairman Thomas "Lud" Ashley, D-Ohio, and Ways and Means Chairman Al Ullman, D-Ore. Afterward, the president instructed Energy Secretary James Schlesinger to consult closely with the two powerful chairmen. One Ways and Meahs member told us: "The president is so desperate for an energy bill that he would accept a shoe box if it was labeled 'Energy.'" f television Highlights) By United Press International 8 p.m. CBS, Good Times. Penny discovers that smoking is dangerous to more than her health. NBC, The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams. An • ex-cavalryman searches for the plot of land he purchased with his life's ^savings. ABC, Eight is Enough. Tom is suspended from his job when he refuses to reveal his sources after accusing city officials of corruption. PBS, Nova. "One Small Step." 8:30 p.m. CBS, Szysznyk. Community center members help Fortwengler as! the center's candidate for''"Youth of the Year." Carter wants San Francisco's cable cars WASHINGTON (UPI) — President Carter proposed Monday to expand the. job and training opportunities funded in fiscal 1979 to about 2.5- million — a modest increase aimed primarily at young people. ; Carter offered only two new initiatives next year in his long campaign to cut unemployment to 4 percent by 1983. Labor Department spending for jobs programs would rise to $11.4 billion in .1979, or 17 percent over the current year. This does not include, an . estimated 142,000 construction jobs that will continue to be available in fiscal 1979 as a .result of $4 billion the Commerce Department spent this year for long-term local public •works projects. The administration's economic forecasts were gloomy. Carter's budget was , based on a prediction joblessness will go no lower than 6.2 percent at the end of 1978,5.3 percent in 1980 and 4.4 percent in 1982.. Unemployment fell substantially to 6.4 percent at the end of calendar 1977, when the. economy created a record 4.1 million jobs. Carter credited his existing jobs programs for the improvement. The president created 725,000 public service jobs in fiscal 1978 as the backbone oi his jobs campaign. The'flew budget would continue to fund those jobs in fiscal 1979 at $6.3 billion, or 10 percent more., Public service' jobs are ' provided by private business and municipal or state; governments with federal! funds. The average annuall wage is $8,600. Three youth programs — including the Job Corps — would . be expanded significantly next year. About $2.3 billion was earmarked for 1.2 million youth jobs under these programs, an increase of 47 percent. Youth joblessness is 19 percent, and about 40 percent among black teens. • Carter proposed no significant increase in the Labor Department's job training programs, but officials predicted, a majority of these 430,000 openings also .would go to youth. These programs were estimated to cost $2.3 billion in 1979. Carter's only new jobs initiatives for fiscal 1979 were: — An extra 50,000 public service jobs as part of a $125 million - welfare reform demonstration project, the federal government will subsidize private jobs for the heads of low income families in certain areas if they fail to find work with extensive job search help. — An expenditure of $225 million to establish local labor-management councils to encourage new private hiring of disadvantaged and young workers. A 1980 version of an 1890 concept SANFRANCISCO (UPI) 7- They're talking about spem ding $10 million to modernize San Francisco's venerable 'cable cars — but they promise riders they won't notice it. The old open-air trolleys will still rattle up the hills, the operator clanging his bell frantically, as . tourists and residents jump on and off. But, after the moder nization; the cable cars should be saf^r, easier to run*- and easier to take care of. "We are going to keep the basic system," promises Rino Bei of the Municipal Railway, who is aware of San Francisco's loVe affair with the old trolleys and the suspicions that are raised' whenever changes are mentioned. "Modern materials should help make it work better. We want to come up 'with a 1980 version of an 1890 concept." The Municipal Railway, which runs the cable cars, has. a $450,000 federal grant to study cable car problems, which result in frequent accidents and frequent shutdowns for repairs. t Upon completion of that study, as much as $10 million might be spent to correct the problems — without changing anything that is visible to tourists. Some National Aeronautics and Space Administration scientists have suggested Chat a magnetiic tape be implanted in the cable splices. The tape Would cause a buzzer to sound when a car goes over the splice, signaling the.gripman to ease up on the handle briefly. This would cut down damage to the splices, the weakest part of the cable. , Another idea from the NASA-StanfoVd University group is to use tiny rollers on the grip to reduce wear.. • Although the Municipal Railway promises cable cars will be unchanged in appearance; their complex underground apparatus is another matter. • * « The engineers would like stranger and lighter steel parts, welded instead of riveted. They would like to line underground trenches with reinforced concrete, instead of wood. To make sure nothing is done, however, to intrude on the "special character" of these vehicles,' a citizens advisory panel will be named to keep an eye on the changes. Among those certain to,be nomimated to the panel is Mrs. Frieda Klussman, who is credited with stopping the city from discarding the cable car system in the, 1950s as inefficient mode of tran sportation. an 9 p.m. CBS, Movie. "The Train Robber," starring John Wayne and Ann-Margret. A beautiful widow and a charmed drifter attempt ,. to recover gold hidden in a wreckedJ»,locomotive in the desert. , NBC, Special. "Peeping Times." Alan Oppenheimer and David Letterman star as the hosts of a dizzy weekly television news magazine. ABC, Charlie's Angels. The Angels join a women's professional football team to find out who is trying to knock out the league. PBS, Great Performances. "Verna: U.S.O. Girl." , SSSB3H| Durkee IMITATION MAYONNAISE Quart Jar 48 Oz. Bottle CRISC0 OIL It's Digestible f, fat ',, > Whole To Fricasse FRESH CHICKENS Baked Lamb Shanks TENDER IDAHO PEN-FED STEER BEEF! 6 lamb Shanks ' 1 large Onion, Sliced 2 Cloves Garlic 1 Cup Dry While Wine 1 tsp. Dill 1 t»p Oregan'o I tsp. 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Can FRISKIES DOG FOOD Beef and Cheese, Meat Kidney, Bacon, Chicken, Liver 25 lb. Bag ALAMO DOG FOOD For the Entire Life Cycle Charmin BATHROOM TISSUE 4 Roll Pack Funk and Wagnalls WILDLIFE ENCYCLOPEDIA Volume 17 & 18 PRICES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 25 THRU 31 I Oflaar We) fh ii M 90* pmm* t* ben* 41 nj^nrtiml prWmti IM •*•> nhuhn «* M tttf tm%. lifiXMii 4m H <••<**••• fcfffMiJ •mt cwtrejl w* 4* MM *Mrt. H f**t.fcl»li : i w wW m winjm • i« dfMfc V 4K * Mf «t • kt*r fet* Mfce* * M to** wtm Mtjpfttoa * J*«NBME». **fM*t%m wtHin, mt ftt*fv« rite) rtflit t« heart rntniim^ yvrilMMt *• II pwfeafM •* H0PP yroR c HOUivs ' MMHliiv (hi irS .slurtJ.jy <" V F- iinciii • is WE WELCOME FOOD STAMPS NEW ASSOCIATE — Jack Capps, owner of Ukiah Realty, has announced the appointment of Jennetta Willis, above, as a • realtor associate with his firm. Mrs. Willis has lived in Ukiah for 15 years. She and her husband, Dan, have three children. Mrs. Willis is also a part time nurse at Hillside Hospital emergency room. Benefit dp nee for strip mining group "Prevent strip mining' in Mendocino" is the theme of a; benefit concert Jan. 29 at the Williis Grange Hall. The concert will be presented by the' Willits Country Pickers Association and is the first in this year's series of concerts. The proceeds will go to fight the plans to strip mine for nickel in, the Red Mountains near Leggett. Featured that night will be the country, bluegrass, folk and "foot-stomping" sounds of north coast musicians. Late Nite Radio, a western swing and old time fiddle band,, will be the featured group in the show hosted by the Sylvandale Station String Band. Included ' in the evenings entertainment will be' several, Mendocino musicians. The • Red Mountain Association is concerned with prevention of strip mining on Red Mountain near Leggett. The music starts at, 7 p.m. Sunday at the Willits Grange hall. A $2 donation is requested to help the effort. Refreshments and a "help yourself child care room" will be available. Management relationship class offered A college course designed to help develop a person's human relationships when they enter management positions in business is being offered by Sonoma State College in Ukiah. The course begins Feb. 7 and ends May 23, meeting every Tuesday from 7 to 10 p.m. The three unit course is entitled Human Relations in Management, and has a fee of $12t). It will be taught by Arthur G. Lewis, a management consultant. .' •> The class is open to all interested persons and is recommended for students registered in the B.A. Criminal Justice Administration program'. The class will meet in the ROC building at the county schools office; 589 Low Gap Rd. in Ukiah. People who wish to register by phone may do so by calling 664-2394. Registration will be open until the start of the class. L-P may enter agreement for power source PORTLAND, Ore. (UPI) — Lo uisiana-Pacific Corp., a Portland-based. timber products firm, said today it might enter into a power generation agreement in . northern California with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. of San Francisco. PG&E has said it is looking into the feasibility of building a 30,000-to-45,000-kilowatt generating plant near L-P's sawmill at Oroville, Calif. Louisiana-Pacific would sell PG&E about 2,100'tons of mill shavings, bar and sawdust daily to fuel the power plant.