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38 Santa Cruz Sentinel Thursday, July 6, 1978 Vital Statistics Youth Hurt After Falling From Cliff Shuttle Buses Funded FUNERALS BIRTHS (453.592 grams equal one pound) Kaiser Foundation Hospital MORROW June 25 to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond W. Morrow, (Simone Nolet), 316 Poplar 12-pound, Vj-ounce girl, Melissa Janel. Community Hospital WADE June 12 at 8:29 a.m.

to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Allan Wade (Karen Joyce Geesey), 215 San Augustine, Scotts Valley, 10-pound, l'j-ounce girl, Carrie Danelle. TAIT June 18 at 1:36 a.m. to Mr.

and Mrs. Daniel Patrick Tait (Evelvn Karen Bechtle). 586 Gold Felton, 9-pound, 7-ounce BROWN In Santa Cruz, July 5, boy, Matthew Daniel. 1978. Mrs.

Rosalie Maranta Brown. JOHNSON June 18 at 11:15 Survived by her husband, Claude p.m. to Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Brown of Santa Cruz; two sons, Allen Johnson (Debra Lynn Requa), Michael Fisk of Santa Cruz and 309 Las Lomas Drive, Watsonville, 7- Richard Fisk of Boulder Creek; a pound, 6-ounce girl, Cori Alison.

daughter, Mrs. Marcell Chandler of MANN June 19 at 5. 16 a.m. to San Jose; her father, Louis Maranta Mr. and Mrs.

Bobby Lee Mann of Santa Cruz; three brothers, (Brenda Elna Malsbury), 135 Crespi joe Maranta of Menlo Park, Louis Court, 9-pound, lO'A-ounce boy, Jef- Maranta, of Santa Cruz and frey Victor. Andrew Maranta of Quincy; three BUTLER June 19 at 10: 12 p.m. sjs)ers, sister Mary Louis of San to Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Otis Butler Jose; Mrs Theresa Smythe of (Janet Louise Goode), 23 Kenyon Saiem, Oregon and Mrs.

Frances Watsonville, 9-pound, 13-ounce Baesteri of Santa Cruz. Also sur-boy, Matthew Stephen three arandchildren. if fj Davenport Camper Files Suit A Davenport camper has filed suit against a local tow company claiming it has no right to keep her camper home when it was towed without her consent. Joan Cash filed suit in Superior Court this week asking that the tow company be stopped from holding her camper because she can not pay to get it out of storage. A hearing has been set on the case on July 11.

Cash's camper was towed as part of a general roundup of illegal campers by sheriff's officers along the North Coast. She claimed that when she went to retrieve the camper, she was presented with a towing bill. Because she could not pay the initial bill, the vehicle remained in storage. Each day the vehicle is in storage she must pay $6 more, the suit says. The suit asks that the tow company Pioneer Auto Service be stopped from detaining any vehicle towed at police request where the owner disputes the tow and there is no hearing process for retrieving the vehicle.

It also asks that the tow company be stopped from charging storage when the owner cannot pay a tow fee to retrieve it. Attorney for the suit is Gary Brayton of the Community AdvocatesLegal Aid Society. Donna N. Payne Died Wednesday (AP Laserphoto) 'Hogan's Heros' Robert Gary and Larry Hovts were pallbearers. Funeral Mass Conducted For Actor Bob Crane is and Robert Clary; Edward Feldman, who produced the series, and John Thompson, a friend.

The mourners included celebrities Carroll O'Connor, John Astin and Patty Duke Astin. Crane's body was found Thursday by actress Victoria Berry, who went to the apartment to look for him after he failed to keep a noon publicity engagement. Police said he had been struck fatal blows on the head with a blunt instrument, apparently while asleep. Police Lt. Ron Dean reported no new developments in the investigation Wednesday and said a search was continuing for the murder weapon, probably a tire iron.

Dean said detectives also were interviewing a number of persons to determine how and with whom the actor spent the last 12 hours of his life. A former disc jockey and drummer, Crane turned to acting in the 1950s and was a regular on "The Donna Reed Show" before starring in "Hogan's Heroes" on CBS from September 1965 to July 1971. He starred in another series, "The Bob Crane Show," on NBC in 1974-75. HOLLYWOOD (AP) Family members and about 200 friends attended a funeral mass for actor Bob Crane, bludgeoned fatally last Thursday in a Scottsdale, apartment where he was living while acting in a play at a local theater. Crane, 49, was buried Wednesday after the mass at St.

Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Westwood, conducted by The Rev. Bernard Lohman of Clemson, S.C., a close friend of the actor. Burial was in Oakwood Memorial Park in Chatsworth. Crane, best known for his portrayal of the wily Col. Hogan in the popular television series "Hogan's Heroes," was appearing in "Beginner's Luck" at the Windmill Dinner Theater in Scottsdale at the time of his death.

His widow, Patricia, who acted with him in "Hogan's Heroes," was present at the mass along with their son, Robert Scott. Crane's first wife, Anne Terzian Crane, also attended along with their children, Robert David, who was one of the pallbearers, Deborah Ann and Karen Leslie. Other pallbearers included actor Eric Braeden; "Hogan's Heroes" costars Larry Hov It Was No Easy Task Transporting 'Big Mama' A 16-year-old youth is in critical condition today after plunging from a cliff near the East Cliff Drive railroad trestle Wednesday afternoon. Thomas Williams, 1114 East Cliff Drive, Apt. 7, is being treated in Dominican Hospital's intensive care ward today after his long fall into the San Lorenzo River.

Police today said Williams apparently fell off the cliff, hit a ledge and rolled into the river where he was spotted by a passing citizen. The citizen and lifeguards Andy Whitman and Rick Gould pulled the unconscious youth from the water. He was rushed to the hospital. There were no witnesses to the accident, according to Santa Cruz Police today. Suit Claims 41st Avenue Is Hazardous The parents of a 25-year-old man who died after he was hit by a car while crossing 41st Avenue filed suit against the city of Capitola Wednesday.

James and Josephine Stark of Monterey Park claim the road does not have proper warning signals and is hazardous. Their son, James Jeff Stark, died from injuries after he was hit by a car in January. Also named in the suit is the driver of the car that hit Stark, Glenda Andresen. Rosalie Brown Died Wednesday Rosalie Maranta Brown, 62, a native of Laurel in the Santa Cruz mountains, died Wednesday in a local hospital. A Santa Cruz High School graduate, she was a member of Holy Cross Church.

She is survived by her husband, Claude Brown of Santa Cruz; two sons, Michael Fisk of Santa Cruz and Richard Fisk of Boulder Creek; a daughter, Mrs. Marcell Chandler of San Jose; her father, Louis Maranta Sr. of Santa Cruz; three brothers, Joe Maranta of Menlo Park, Louis Maranta Jr. of Santa Cruz and Andrew Maranta of Quincy; three sisters, Sister Mary Louise of San Jose, Mrs. Theresa Smythe of Salem, and Mrs.

Frances Balesteri of Santa Cruz; and three grandchildren, The funeral cortege will leave Norman's Family Chapel, 3620 Soquel Drive, Soquel, Saturday at 9:30 a.m. for Holy Cross Church where a Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Entombment will be in the Holy Cross Mausoleum, The Rosary will be recited at Norman's chapel Friday at 7:30 p.m. Singles Potluck A singles potluck sponsored by the Santa Cruz Sierra Club will begin today at 6:15 p.m. Singles will meet at the Harvey West Park barbecue pits.

Participants should bring meat for barbecuing and a salad, vegetable or dessert for sharing, and also table service. A 25-cent donation is asked. Fire Calls Wednesday, July 5, 1978 Santa Cruz Fire Department 3:34 p.m. Cliff rescue, Murray and East Cliff Drive. No assistance needed.

3:37 p.m. Ambulance assist, 55 River St. 9:27 p.m. Ambulance assist, 701 Beach St. Live Oak Fire Department 3:32 p.m.

Fuel spill, 38th Avenue and Brommer Street. 5:42 p.m. Medical aid, Capitola Road and Jose Avenue. 11 55 p.m. Reported grass fire, behind 2500 Soquel Drive.

Unfounded. Aptos Firt Department 11:34 p.m. Public service, Rio Del Mar Beach. Unattended camp fire. 8:01 p.m.

Vehicle accident, Dross Way and Middlefield Road. on arrival. State Department of Forestry 5:59 a.m. Smoke check, Mt. Hermon Bypass.

10:33 a.m. Illegal campfire, Glen Canyon Road. 3:04 p.m. Smoke check, Freedom Boulevard. Controlled burn.

7:04 p.m. Smoke check, Pine Flat Road. Barbecue. 8:40 p.m. Smoke check, Highway 17.

11:05 p.m. Stump fire, San Andreas Road. Thursday, July 6, 1971 Santa Crui Fir Department 12:55 a.m. Dumpster fire, Branciforte Avenue and Water Street. Live Oak Fir Department 9:22 a.m.

Auto vs. moped accident, 30th Avenue and Capitola Road. Capitola Fir Department 12:36 a.m. Resuscitator call, 816 Balboa Ave. Victim to hospital by American Ambulance.

9:19 a.m. Auto vs. moped accident, 30th Avenue and Capitola Road. Victim to hospital by Santa Cruz Ambulance. 9:30 a.m.

Resuscitator call, 4160 Jade St. Victim to hospital by American Ambulance. Soquel Fir Department 8:21 a.m. Resuscitator call. Old Mill Park at 3050 Porter St.

NORMANS FAMILY chapel Native of California, aged 62 years. Member of Holy Cross Catholic Funera, cortege will leave ni IJttlr u.m Annual rir ve Benito, Director) 3620 Soquel Drive, 107Bat9-1(l 'r r-hniir AkM- hen" 7, Church, 126 High Santa Cruz here of the Resurrection Celebrated commencing at A.M. Friends are respectful invited to attend. Entombment in Holy Cross Mausoleum. Rosary will be recited in Norman's family Chapel Friday evening at r.vv 7,6,158 3620 Soquel Drive Soquel, California 95073 476-6211 IRVIN M.

SMITH SONS chapel oF the foup seasons BINNS-ln Santa Cruz, California, July 2, 1978. Mrs. Norma Eva Binns. Survived by her son, Charles H. Binns of Salinas; Two Grandsons, Richard D.

Binns of Reedley, and Charles H. Binns Jr. of Sacramento. Native of Sandusky, Ohio, aged 87 years. Member of Eastern Star, First Christian Church of Santa Cruz.

Private family services were held conducted at IRVIN M. SMITH SONS, "LITTLE PINE 1050 Cayuga Street, Santa Cruz, CA. Interment in Garden of Memories Memorial Park, Salinas. 7,3,157 IRVIN M. SMITH SONS Funeral Directors 1050 Cayuga Street Santa Cruz, CA 95062 423-5721 ARNOLD'S Funeral and Cremation Services EASTWOOD In Santa Cruz, California, July 3, 1978.

Mr. Norton R. Eastwood. Survived by his wife, Marjorie Eastwood of Santa Cruz and a daughter, Mrs. Jorie Feitelson of New York.

Native of Canada. Age 62. Member of Seaside Masonic Lodge, Long Beach. Family services were held at ARNOLD'S FUNERAL HOME, 1902 Ocean Street Extension (In the I.O.O.F. Cemetery) 10 a.m., Thursday, July 6, 1978.

The Rev. Arvid Carlson of the Evangelical Free Church, Felton will be officiating. Interment in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Santa Cruz. 7,5,157 1902 Ocean Street Santa Cruz 425-1902 edition of Phone 423-4800 138 Walnut Avenue Florists FERRARI Florist-Gifts THE FINEST IN FLOWERS 1222 Pacific Ave.

4261122 CALIFORNIA CREMATION SOCIETY For bee brochure on complete ervicei covered by Social Security and Veteran btnetih, coll write. Sit N. First San Jote SH Ph. 991-4066 By BILL NEUBAUER Sentinel Staff Writer The county Transportation Commission today agreed to give partial funding to both the Capitola and Santa Cruz bus shuttle services that will be offered free to passengers. Granted for Capitola was $4,200 to help provide the bus shuttle service from the Disco area to the Esplanade on weekends through Labor Day.

The city of Capitola is paying all other costs. Included with the grant is a stipulation that a ridership count be taken to aid in future analysis of bus users. For the Santa Cruz service, the commission agreed to provide $3,400 for payment of the county's share of the joint sponsorship of this service with the city. Previously the commission had agreed to fund half the city costs. Myron Jacobs, principal planner of transportation for the county, said the funding of the county's share is a direct result of passage of Proposition 13.

The funding had been requested specifically by County Administrative Officer Bob Neyman because of the impact of the revenue-cutting measure. The Santa Cruz shuttle runs daily through the Labor Day weekend from the county center through the downtown area to Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf. In another funding action, the commission granted $5,000 for a study that will include setting up a car-pooling system for county workers. "We will study the incentives and the dis-incentives of car-pooling," Jacobs told The Sentinel. "We hope then to use the data to set up a countywide car-pooling system a year or so from now." The commission approved $5,000 for that future study, as well.

The study for county workers should be completed this fiscal year, Jacobs indicated. Jacobs announced his resignation as principal planner for transportation, effective July 18, after six years with county Community Resources Agency. Jacobs will enter a consultant firm in Santa Cruz that deals with soils, foundation and geologic engineering. Crime Report Man Slashed With Knife On SC Mall An apparently unprovoked knife attack brought arrest for a 34-year-old Santa Cruz man Tuesday night, Santa Cruz Police reported today. Robert Ragg, 701 Beach Apt.

1, was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after slashing a man on the Pacific Avenue Mall, police said. Police said Ragg approached an unsuspecting stroller identified as 29-year-old James Loken of Santa Cruz and suddenly pulled out a knife. Loken raised his arm to protect himself and Ragg slashed him across the fingers, said police. Loken received minor injuries. Ragg was arrested a short distance away.

Thieves broke into the De-laveaga School bakery, 1134 Morrissey and made off with 34 loaves of bread, Santa Cruz Police reported today. A burglar took out a mailbox frame, then reached through the hole to break into the Great American Weiner Works, Santa Cruz Police said. The thief made off with $13 in cash. San Juan Rodeo Begins Friday A western dance will kick off the annual fiesta-rodeo de San Juan Bautista Friday in San Juan Bautista. The event, which runs through the weekend, will benefit restoration of the mission.

A schedule of activities include the following: FRIDAY western dance at the San Juan Bautista community hall from 9 p.m. SATURDAY kiddies parade at 7 p.m.; rodeo dance 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. and mass in the mission at 5:30 p.m. SUNDAY parade at 10:30 a.m.; chicken barbecue at noon; Mexican fiesta music throughout the afternoon; rodeo at 1:30 p.m.

and Sunday masses in the mission. ATLANTA (AP) Moving a whale from Redwood City to a wildlife park in Japan isn't an easy assignment. Not even for a huge air freighter. The recent project, related by officials at the nearby Lockheed-Georgia aircraft plant where the air freighter was manufactured, involved "Big Mama," a 16-year-old whale and one of only 22 killer whales in captivity. The whale, captured several years ago off British Columbia, was the star of the Hollywood movie, and had been on display at Marine World at Redwood City.

"Big Mama" was sold to a new enterprise in Japan, World Safari, the largest such wildlife park in the Orient. But because of the weight and the whale's length of 21.4 feet, transport became a problem. The animal's girth was too big for a DC-8. Also, the DC-8 couldn't meet the noise standards of the Osaka airport, which was about six hours by truck from the wildlife park. The key to the transfer was in getting the whale from pool to pool from San Francisco to Shiraham within 24 hours.

The trans-Pacific stretch was solved by transporting the whale to Tokyo on a Boeing 727. For the crucial final leg, the job went to a Hercules air freighter, which was large enough for the job and had the capability of landing on a short strip. Because of this, the Hercules was able to bypass Osaka and fly directly to Shirahama, despositing "Big Mama," who was renamed "Shirahama Mama." For the trip from California, the whale was rubbed down with zinc oxide and lanolin and was sprayed periodically with a water mist. She was placed on a special sling inside a cradle and foam was released inside the cradle to relieve the pressure on the whale. The entire cradle, with the whale, weighed 12,000 pounds.

CTCIIC limninatl-J-llnm to Stephen Ren Stelle and Susan JUIIC IV I 14. it p. Ill aine Dale of 449 Manzanita Felton, 7-pound, 1-ounce girl, Lisa GRAY June 21 at 1:30 p.m. to nnr. anu mis.

uaviu nuucn uiny Julie Ann Peterman), 415 Hillcrest Drive, Aptos, 7-pound, 12'A-ounce hn Li cmm.il WELLS June 21 at 1:32 p.m. to Mr. and Mrs. David Morris Wells (Landa Lynn Staub), 157 Lee 7- pound, lOVj-ounce boy, Steven Allen, KEENAN June 22 at 3:09 p.m. to Mr.

and Mrs. William Leslie Keenan (Lauren Joan Smith), 263 San Benancio, Salinas, 4-pound, 10-ounce girl, Kaley Elizabeth, DELL'ARA June 22 at 9:27 p.m. to Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Byrne Dell'Ara (Judith Alice Klarenbach), 68 Creek Drive, Boulder Creek, 8-pound, 1 1-ounce boy, James Victor.

SOUTHERLAND June 23, 7:20 a m. to Sheila Shirley Southerland of 815 Calabasas Road, Freedom, 7-pound, 7-ounce boy, Baudelaire Sheridan. WEBBER June 24 at 8:15 a.m. to Casey Edward Webber and Ja-queline Aletha Behrens of 1160 Lakeside Drive, Felton, 6-pound, 9'a-ounce boy, Carey Christian. HARBISON June 24 at 9:57 a.m.

to Mr. and Mrs. Russell LeRoy Harbison (Joan Marie Machado), 122 Naglee 10-pound, 12-ounce boy, Michael James. FUNERALS HOLMES' Inc. II JACKSON In Santa Cruz, California, on July 4, 1978.

Mr. Randy Lee Jackson. Survived, by his parents, Mr. Mrs. Mervin Jackson of Santa Cruz, brothers Rodney Jackson of Santa Cruz and Ricky Jackson of Honolulu, Hawaii, and a sister, Jodie Johnson of Jacksonville, Florida.

Also survived by his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Leroy Westburg of Boone, Iowa, and paternal grandparents, Mr. Mrs. Wayne Hedlund, of Collins, Iowa. A native of Boone, Iowa, aged 21 years.

A resident of this area for the past 9 years, Randy had attended Santa Cruz High School. He was recently discharged from the U.S. Navy for medical reasons. Services will be conducted at Wessendorf Holmes Funeral Chapel, 223 Church Street, on Friday, July 7, 1978 at 3:30 P.M. Rev.

Gary Wells of the Garfield Park Christian Church officiating. Friends may call at the mortuary Thursday from 9 A.M. to 9 P.M. Friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment in Oakwood Memorial Park.

7,5,157 SHEARER In Santa Cruz, California, July 5, 1978. Mrs. Grace Crawford Shearer. Survived by two daughters, Mrs. Mattie S.

Freitas of Santa Cruz and Mrs. Paterica White of Columbus, Ohio; one son, Hugh Shearer of Hawaii. Also two grandchildren. Native of Beckville, Texas. Age 85.

Funeral services are pending at The Wessendorf and Holmes Funeral Chapel, 223 Church Santa Cruz, CA. 7,6,157 funeral Directors Since 1880 223 Church St. 423-4725, Whites PAYNE In Santa Cruz, California, July 5, 1978. Mrs. Donna Nichols Payne.

Survived by her parents, Mrs. and Mrs. Marion H. Nichols of Santa Cruz; two sons, Stephen Payne of Los Gatos and Christopher Payne of Canby; one sister, Mrs. Ann Lewis of Huntington Beach; three grandchildren.

Native of San Diego, aged 51 years. The funeral procession will form at White's Chapel, 138 Walnut Avenue, Santa Cruz, Friday, July 8, 1978 at 8:30 A.M. Thence to Holy Cross Church, 126 High Street where a Mass of the Resurrection will be offered for her Repose, commencing at 9:00 A.M. Friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Contributions to Cancer Fund Preferred. 7,6,157 Phone 423-4800 138 Walnut Avenue CAMPBELL In Sacramento, California, July 2, 1978. Mrs. Corinne Campbell, (Miller). Survived by her son, Michael Campbell; his daughter, Pamba Campbell.

Her father Is Vernon Miller of Santa Cruz, her sister is Wilda (Billy) Parsons. Born and raised in Santa Cruz, graduate of Santa Cruz High School in 1951. Native of California. Age 46. Member of Native Daughters of the Golden West.

Services were conducted July 5 at 1 p.m. at Miller, Skelton Herberger Mortuary In Sacramento. Interment in Golden Gate National Cemetery In San Bruno. 7,6,157 SINKINSON In Blythe, California, June 18, 1978. Mr.

Donald A. Sinklnson. Survived by hit wife, Edna Sinklnson, a son, Gary; a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Dunn. Native of California, Age 77 years, 7 months.

Inurnment in Oakwood Cemetery Santa Cruz. 7,6,157 Large Homebuilder Agrees To Repair Major Defects Donna Nichols Payne, 51, who worked as a hospital administrator for the National Health Enterprises here and in Berkeley, died Wednesday in Santa Cruz. JSPSort Campbell and moved to Santa Cruz County in 1958. Surviving are her parents, Mr. and Mrs.

Marion Nichols of Santa Cruz; two sons, Stephen Payne of Los Gatos and Christopher Payne of Canby, Calif. a sister, Mrs. Ann Lewis of Huntington Beach and three grandchildren. The funeral procession will form at White's chapel on Fri-' day at 8:30 a.m. and then move to Holy Cross Church where a Mass of the Resurrection will be offered at 9 a.m.

Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Contributions to the cancer society are preferred. Grace C. Shearer Died Wednesday Grace Crawford Shearer, 85, died Wednesday in Santa Cruz. She was a native of Beckville, Texas.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Mattie Freitas of Santa Cruz and Mrs. Paterica White of Columbus, Ohio; a son, Hugh Shearer of Hawaii and two grandchildren. Funeral services are pending at Wessendorf Holmes chapel. Council Orders Two-Hour Limit Two-hour parking will be allowed daily from 9 a.m.

to 6 p.m. on the south side of Soquel Avenue between Ocean View Avenue and a point approximately 300 feet west. Posting of two-hour parking signs has been ordered by the Santa Cruz City Council. The new parking hours for this segment of Soquel Avenue were recommended by the city Traffic Advisory Committee. This section of Soquel Avenue has many professional offices and there is a shortage of parking for patients and other visitors, according to the committee.

Barracks 179, Auxiliary Meet Santa Cruz' World War I Barracks 179 and Auxiliary will hold their regular business meeting Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building, 844 Front St. New District Commander Albert Sigal of Walnut Creek and new Auxiliary President Mrs. Mary Saathoff of Richmond will attend the meeting, which will be followed by a social hour in the dining hall. The Barracks and Auxiliary meet regularly on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month.

AF Promotion Michael S. Ball, son of retired Air Force Lt. Col. and Mrs. Allan W.

Ball of Santa Cruz, has been promoted to staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. WASHINGTON (AP) One of the nation's largest home-builders agreed today to repair major construction defects in as many as 20,000 homes sold since 1972. The agreement came in a consent order signed by Kaufman and Broad Inc. of Los Man Who Helped Bomb Hiroshima Laid To Rest of the homes.

The company did not acknowledge any violation of law, but it agreed to make the repairs and not to use the practices complained about in building or selling future homes. As part of the agreement, the company will send owners of the covered homes letters telling them that they can submit claims for free repairs within 50 days from receipt of the letters. The company's sale of homes in 1976 totaled more than $283 million. The defects cbvered by the order are those to major structural elements of the home, such as the foundation, load bearing walls and roof structure. It does not cover minor items due to normal wear and tear or cracking due to normal settling.

The FTC complaint alleged that, contrary to claims made to buyers, all the houses were not built according to federal standards or good construction practices in the housing industry. Some of the homes had cracked foundations, improperly supported walls, foundation walls not covered with waterproofing and numerous other defects, the complaint charged. Other allegations included false representations to home buyers on taxes, schools, community facilities, closing costs and limited time price offers. The consent order applies to homes sold as a house and lot, including condominiums, but, not to homes built by the company on a purchaser's ow.n lot. Angeles, which has subsidiaries throughout the country.

The order was accepted unanimously by the. Federal Trade Commission, which had accused the company of misrepresenting to buyers that its homes were free from defects that could impair ordinary use years. "All I want is a break," he said. "There is no peace." "I can remember him waking up night after night," his brother, James Eatherly of Midland, said after the burial Wednesday. "He said his brain was on fire.

He said he could feel those people burning." Joe Eatherly of Van Alstyne said he thought his brother had suffered from nuclear radiation. "One of his navigators came down with radiation sickness. We didn't know what it was then. I doubt we really know what it is now," he said. A resident of Houston for the past 20 years, Claude Eatherly was stricken with cancer and lost his speech several years ago.

"I kind of felt for him because I went through 16 atomic bomb tests after the war," said Paul Guidry, a fellow VFW member and one of Eatherly's pallbearers. "Just watching a blast makes you feel insignificant like a cockroach on a dance floor." HOUSTON (AP) The man who spotted targets for the American plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in August 1945 has been laid to rest after searching the last 33 years for some peace. Claude Robert Eatherly was a 24-year-old Army Air Corps pilot who picked out Hiroshima through a hole in the clouds that Aug. 6 and radioed the Enola Gay to bomb the city. He died Saturday from cancer in the Veterans Administration Hospital here.

The Distinguished Flying Cross winner did not witness the actual bombing of Hiroshima but later flew into a mushroom cloud during nuclear bomb tests on Bikini Atoll. He was discharged from the service in 1947 after numerous psychiatric tests indicated a "severe neurosis and guilt complex." Doctors said he told them he felt responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Japanese at Hiroshima. In 1960 after a series of small-time burglaries, the Van Alstyne native told reporters he had not had any sleyp in 15.

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