Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on January 26, 1978 · Page 2
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Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California · Page 2

Ukiah, California
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Thursday, January 26, 1978
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2—Uk)ah Dally Journal, Uklah, Gallf. Thursday, January 26,, 1978 A-plahf is exempted from state regulations : : ...r; ^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^ Today's SACRAMENTO, (UPl),.— Itie Senate today ignored the state Energy Commission and . pass^ with no votes to sparea bill that would exempt the proposed Sundesert atomic power plant from California's stringent nuclear safeguard laws. The legislative action followed by one day a recom- Korean probe mendation by the commissioners, all appointees of Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr., that ,;the controversial plant near Biythe not be exempted. The commission reaffirmed . there now is no safe way of disposing of hazardous long- life nuclear Wastes. A 21 to 10 vote, the bare majority required, sent the Indictments forthcoming WASHINGTON (UPI) — • The "Justice Department expects to indict four more former congressmen by March 1 on Korean bribery scandal charges and will try ro give them early trials. Rep. L^n Panetta, D-Calif., said today; Panetta did not idenfity the four. But he said the department hopes to bring former Hep. Richard T, Hanna, D- Calif. — only former lawmaker indicted to date — to trial by March 20. VVhile no indictment of a sitting member is being considered, the Justice Department believes 15 to 18 incumbents "could be involved in problems that should be , referred to the House Eithics Committee," Panetta said. The Justice Department also believes at least some officials knew of the South Korean campaign to influence Congress as early as 1972' and is "proceeding to investigate how much (former Attorney General John) Mitchell 'knew," he said. Ralph M. Hinds hew manager of A. Fair Ralph M. Hinds Jr., 37, wht) made many friends during the two years that he worked for the ^ Redwood ' Empire Fair assisting the livestock superintendent and handling publicity, is the new manager of the Los Angeles County Fair at Pomona. Ralph is a cousin of Ted Hinds of Redwood Valley. Ralph served as secretary- manager- of the Fresno District Fair for four years prior to accepting the managership of the Los • Angeles County Fair during which time he was credited with making the Fresno Fiair the third 4ai:^esi in the state with the second highest daily attendance figift-es. The Fresno District Fair board of directors appointed Assistant Manager Vern Higdon to replace Hinds. Ralph is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hinds Sr. of Walnut Creek. He is a- graduate of Cal Poly at San Luis Obispo. DAILY JOURNAL Missing? If your delivery boy happens to miss your home, please phone UKIAH Miss Service Hours • 5to7P.M. Sundays 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 7 to 9 P.M. "They evidently found some information was available to the Justice Department in 1972," Panetta said. "It is unknown whether it got to Mitchell." . Asked whether the department is investigating a possible cover-up, Panetta said the investigators want to "determine whether the in­ formation.was set aside." Panetta said Acting Deputy Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti gave the information about the bribery investigation to the "New Members Caucus." Allison guilty of arson try In Lake County Superior Court Tuesday morning a jury returned a verdict finding Edward Michael Allison, 22, guilty on a felony charge of attempted arson. Evidence received "at the trial indicated that, on the evening of last July 21, Allison and a companion were ejected from The Fire Plug, a tavern in Nice, when their conduct became offensive to the proprietor. Shortly thereafter, a molotov cocktail was thrown against the structure and the defendant and his companion were observed fleging the scene in their vehicle. In the trial, presided over by Judge John Golden, the defendant was represented by San Francisco attorney Judd Iverson. and was prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney David Herrick. Judge Golden set Feb. 21 as the date for pronouncing judgment. Unidentified man crushed under truck "An unidentified man was found dead with his head crushed under the rear axle of a pickup truck at 10:38 p.m, yesterday near Usal Creek on the north coast. He was found in a sleeping bag with the tires and wheels pf the pickup truck and the rear axle across his head, according to the sheriff's office report. ' The sheriff's office was first informed qf the death by Eureka Highway Patrol officers who were called to the scene. Estimated time pf death has been placed between Jan. 22 and 25, according 'to the report. At this time the man is hsted simply as John Doe with no information available about his age or race.. Determination about whether or not the case is a homicide will not be made until the completion of a thorough coroner's investigation, according to the sheriff's office. UkiahOailii Journal GEORGE HUNTER ..... .. Managing Editor Publl»h»d dally BXfpt Saturday and emrtain holiday* by thm Mendocino Pubflshing Co. ' at 590 South School Stroot, Uklah Mmndoeino County, Callfprnla 95482 Second Class-Postage paid at Uklah, California Coijrt Decree No. 9267 ' Subscription Rates Carrier Route - $2.75 Per Month, Three MontOs, $8.25 Six Months $16,50, One Year 533.00 Auto Route - $3.00 Per Month, Three Months $9.00, Six Months $18.00, One Year $36.00 15* Per Copy Newsstands . . Telephone 468-0123 newly amended bill (SB1015) by Sen. Newton R. Russell, R- Tujunga, tfi the Assembly where it faces an uncertain future. Opponents charged that Russell, who inserted the Sundesert provision into, thie bill two weeks ago, sought to rush it through the Senate without giving lawmakers an opportunity to fully examine the Energy Commission's recommendation. The state laws,' enacted in 1976, forbid construction of any new nuclear power plants until the federal government has approved a reliable method for nuclear waste disposal. By the same 4-1 vote, the commission agreed to tell the Legislature that ai proven method of nuclear waste disposal does not exist. Sundesert is proposed for a site near Blythe in Riverside County by^n eight-member consortium led by San Diego Gas & Electric Co. '• As originally planned, the $3 billion project would have consisted of two 950-megawatt units scheduled for operation in 1984 and 1986. "The commission last month approved only half the • project. If given an exemption, Sundesert stiU would need the commission's approval to begin construction , a procedure that requires 18 months of hearings. Sundesert backers are hopeful a measure scheduled to come before the Senate today will clear up the project's uncertain status. Sen. Newton Russell, R- Tujunga, said he will call for a floor vote on a bill (SB1015) to flatly exempt Sundesert from the nuclear laws regardless of the commission's findings. , Russell, who amended a relatively minor bill two weeks ago to include the Sundesert provision, said he is optimistic the measure will rec^ve a necessary 21- majority vote in the Senate. He conceded it would be more difficult to find a sympathic majority among the Assembly's 80 members. RusseU said Brown's resources Secretary, Huey Johnson, prepared a memo last December detailing various ways state departments could help develop non-nuclear alternatives to Sundesert. "The thrust of the document seems to be knocking out Sundesert," he said. "I'm not saying the administration was doing anything improperly, because we need alternative sources of energy. "The Qoncem I have is. that it has happened just since November or December, and seems to be coming at a time the Sundesert countdown is upon us. It looks like the whole purpose is to find ways the Sundesert plant can be shot down." ' Hunter voter group to meet The Citizens for Hunter Committee, which is campaigning for the election of Michael Hunter to the Ukiah City Council, has announced the formation of its Voter. Registration Committee with Rhea Scheffield as chairperson. An organizational iiH eting will be held tonight at 7:30 at the Citizens for Hunter campaign headquarters, 532 N. School Street, Ukiah. Anyone wishing to participate in this voter registration drive is invited to attend tonight's meeting or call 462-0180 in the evenings. Members- of the Voter Registration Committee will be going from door to door this weekend distributing the postcard form —"Affidavit of Registration" — to unregistered voters. The committee is attempting to contact as many unregistered voters as possible befoi-e the Feb. 6 registration deadliifie. for the March 7 municipal election. market report | ATEMAN EICIILKh, HILL RIC'IIAIfDS INC .1 MEMBKRS NEW YORK STOCK EX <^'HA .\GE |i DOW JONES n A .M. HHIcfes S SPECIAL PROJECT IN EDUCATION — Kay Westemberg and Tim Hoban, above, are county schoolife teachers ,wh6 spend little tinie at the county oiffice on Low Gap Road in Ukiah — they travel to nine- schools in the Ukiah and Anderson Valley area in a classroom on wheels. The long, white Student Resource Center van, also staffed by Alice Krusee and Tracy Walls, brings help to handicapped learners and young people with special learning problems. — Photo by Dan Nicholas. Industrials ' -5.46 Transportations -1.07 Utilities ' -.07 Volume • ' 13,710,000 Advances 484 Declines 681 Unchanged 511 Listed Stocks: K mart,25V8 • ' : American Tel & Tel 57Vi -% Bank of America 21% Un. Boise Cascade 23 Va Heublein 25^4 Un. Evans Products 14% -l -Vb General Motors 57% Un. -Georgia Pacific 24^ Un. IBM 264s^s -m Louisiana Pacific. 12% -1 Houston 0 & M 28% 4-% Masonite 15-'^s -t-'s McDonald's 441^: -I^B Mobil Oil 601s + S Nat'l Semi-Conductor 18 -^g Natomas 37-''s -"^s NCR Corp. AQU -U Pacific Gas & Elec. 23'- ->8 Sears, Roebuck 24'^s -^s Standard Oil of Calif. SS^H + ' Tr^nsamerica 14 Un. Sonoma Vineyards -U London gold 175.80 -1.70 Diagnostic Data H^s -'^ Caterpillar Tractor 50 -^s NEW YORK (UPI).'— The stocfk market edged higher today in moderately active trading as investors weighed numerous* earnings reports and waited for government money figures. j The Dow Jones industrial average, which gained 0.87 point Wednesday, was ahead 0.52 point to' 772.96 shortly before noon EST. The Dow is off about 60 points so far this year, leaving many blu§-chip stocks at attractive prices. Bargain hunters have been -active the past two sessions, but their buying has not been enthusiastic enough to spark a major market turnaround. Investors have been disturbed by the dollar's recent woes On foreign exchanges. Many traders remained on the sidelines waiting for the Federal Reserve Board's report later in the day on the nation's basic money supply. The supply plunged $3.4(billioh' last week. / Prices were' mixed in' moderate trading of American •Stock Exchange issues. ' Farm strikers rharch on the White House Sheriff's office needs reserves WASHINGTON (UPI) - Several hundred members of a farni strike, movement, saying the administration wants them to "go back home and starve," marched silently around the White House today, seeking a meeting w,ith President Carter. Strike leaders said they will urge farmers to cut produc- tion'50 percent this year unljBSS the government grapts demands for sharply increased farm prices. Mark Henderson, assistant White House press Secretary, said that so far as he knows. Carter plans no meeting with representatives of the strike • » Wednesday in Sacramento By United Press International The Governor Ocean — Appointed Alan Potkin of Cloverdale to the' Navigation and Ocean Development Commission. Housing — Named Anthony Frank of San Francisco as chairman of the board of the California - Housing Finance Ageticy and reappointed two other board members, Maut-een O'Connor of San Diego and Anthony Ramos of Oakland. The Senate Committees Revenue and Taxation Tax—Provides $1.2 billion property tax relief program. /^lOX—Roberti, D-Los Angeles. 5-3. To Finance Committee.) The Assembly Introduced Park — Appropriates "$500,000 asThe stale's sharie of a $3 million project to purchase and maintain the Northern California town of Locke as a "living state park." (AB2294 -r- Waters, D- Plymouth.) Re-entry Day at college Saturday Re-Entry £)ay at Mendocino Ck)llege will be this Saturday, Jan. 28. The day begins in Room 501 at the Fairgrounds where the real experts on college,, reentry studerits, will welcome the community and present a short panel discussion. This will be followed by mini workshops on the following: "Decision Making-Career or Personal," led by Molly Steiner, director of the Mendocino. County Women Against Rape Project; Assertiveness Training-to help you "make it" in school or out, led by, Ann Brenner, Instructor, and "Making School Work" to help you learn about the services the college offers, led by Kathy Riley, Jerry Harrison ^nd Dan Sabatino. At noon, instructors and students will presept displays on career, curriculum and programs. A representative from ACCESS will be 'there with information on career planning. _ Childc&re will be provided from 9:30 to noon in Room 803. Umch, consisting of soup, salad, roll and beverage, will be available for $1.35. Call Jan Smyth at 462-0571 if you would like lunch or plan to bring a child. , movement. , Darcy Kells of Satanta, Kan., one of a small delegation of movement members who came to the west gate of the White House to ask if their earlier request for an appointment had been granted, said, "We'd just like to tell him our problems face to face ... to see if he's going to help us, or if he's just pulling our leg. "Weire trying to work within the system, but so far we're not having much success." Kells said members of the Kansas congressional delegation had written to the White House earlier this week asking Carter to meet with strike leaders. The planting cutback caW, which included a proposal tb destroy half the winter wheat planted last fall for 1978 harvest, modified an earlier threat tohalt planting entirely • unless Congress puts a floor under farm prices at 100 percent of the federal parity standard. Currently,., prices average only about two-thirds of the parity level. Spokesmen for American Agriculture, .the loosely organized movement leading the attempted strike, said they found many farmers facing demands from landlords and V creditors to raise at least some crops this year. The Mendocino County Sheriff's Department is encouraging interested county residents to become reserve sheriff's deputies. The department is accepting applications now for the Sheriff's Reserve Academy, which starts on Saturday, Feb. U at Mendocino College in Ukiah. (Classes will be held for 15 Saturdays, and provide 120 hours of law enforcement training, in such areas as criminal law, search and seizure, firearms and defensive tactics. Graduates of the academy will perform a variety of duties for the department, including patrol and special assignments in the area of the county where the reserve lives. Reserve deputies are needed throughout the county. Equipment and uniforms are furnished free by the department. Reserve officers are expected to volunteer at least ten hours per month to the department. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have at least a high school diploma and be in^obd F*iysical health. For information and application, contact Lt. Walter' Webb at the sheriff's office in ''Ukiah, 468-4411.,. The academy classes are open to anyone wishing to attend. PHONE 462-678 9 • NOW PLAYING * HELD OVER! ONLY 6 MORE DAYS EVERYONE SAYS - DON'T MISS IT! HENRY SALLY WINKLER FIELD STIAKMOUSI rDAYSAwecic ^ 7WliMNortti«fUkMu 1 139 Washington St. 4|6.2-055T Moh. - Fri. 8:30-5;00Sun:»:30-1 4«-*7»0 FRi.-SAT.-SUN. BIG bOUBLE BILL! There comes a time whenhive stops being a ball and starts being a woman. llbe story of a wioaer. P.G STARTING TIMES.7:07-10: 43^ And This Thrill Feature. VIOLATIONS AT 9:00 L,. .tarnnM HARRISON FURD NIUJ' iVQ ^KrURF TECHNICOLOR* — "HEROES" STARTING TIMES 7:17-9:47 Added . Color Cartoon & Short Subject NOW PLAYING THRU TUESDAY ANOTHER BIG NEW FEATURE Who is STARTS 7:17-9:44 No one really knew. Not the iToivds who cheered him. Not the women who made love to h&i. Not the family who reached out to him. No one until now. No Q}ie unlit her. AL PACINQ MAJ^ Ad<^e6 .New Cartoon "Scarlet Pinkernei''"

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