The News Tribune from Tacoma, Washington on August 14, 1989 · 12
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The News Tribune from Tacoma, Washington · 12

Tacoma, Washington
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Monday, August 14, 1989
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B4 The Morning News Tribune Mon August 14 1989 s 4 m Lawmaker’s gang bill targets repeat juvenile offenders Ths Associated Piaaa PORTLAND - Stiffer sentences for repeat juvenile offenders could help control Portland’s youth gang problem said US Rep Ron Wyden But a black leader said the solution isn't so simple Wyden is sponsor of the Youth Crime Gang Control Act which would allow juveniles to be tried as adults for certain crimes such as federal firearms violations "We've got to throw the book at violent repeat juvenile offenders who again and again have been through the juvenile system have had countless chances but are still out in the community maiming and injuring” said the Oregon Democrat at a public forum Saturday £ We’ve got to throw the book at violent repeat juvenile offenders who again and again have been through the juvenile system y About 75 people attended the 2Vk-hour forum which was held to discuss new strategies for fighting Portland's increasing png activity Deputy chief Dan Noelle of the Portland Police Bureau said he pported Wyden’s legislation "Where I 1L see our major problem is with repeat juvenile offenders ages 12 to 17" Noelle said Useni Perkins president of the Urban League of Portland said more jail space would not cure the problem “More highways don’t stop additional traffic" said Perkins “The png problem has never been solved in any city” Lt Rod Englert of the Multnomah County Sheriffs Department described the department’s efforts to interact with youths in areas plagued by png activity He said officers taking trips with youths or simply spending time talking to them in their neighborhoods had helped the department establish a rapport with youths in those communities Crime show’s crew re-creates ‘Unsolved’ Spokane shooting The Associated Prsss SPOKANE — A crew from the television show “Unsolved Mysteries” spent three days last week re-creating the 1988 shooting of a former San Diego police officer at his home northwest of Spokane Actor David Bertis of Spokane played the part of Doyle Wheeler a former police lieutenant who said he was tortured tied shot in the ear and left for dead by three assailants who invaded his Stevens County home in April 1988 Bertis and three other Spokane actors earned 8415 a day during filming to re-create the incident which the show's producer called a classic "whodunit" and a crime against a heroic cop who stood up for his beliefs The episode will air this fall and Wheeler 27 hopes a viewer will help identify the perpetrators Wheeler who spent 10 years with the San Diego police department before retiring on stress disability and moving to Washington state several years ago has said he believes the attack was orchestrated by his former associates in retaliation for his testimony against a San Diego officer in a 1988 murder case Some officers with the San Diego police department have suggested Wheeler hired people to stage the at tack No one has been charged in the case which local investigators say is at a dead end “We don't do investigative reports" "Unsolved Mysteries” producer Michael Palaznlo said during a break in filming Thursday “ ‘Unsolved Mysteries' is not biased What did happen was that somebody shot Doyle Wheeler The California attorney general’s office said he couldn’t have done it to himself We just present the facts and hope the truth rises to the top" Composite drawings of two men Wheeler says he saw attack him will be broadcast during the show Originally "Unsolved Mysteries” planned to have Wheeler playing himself but Wheeler refused Instead he was Interviewed on camera and helped the TV crew keep the re-creation accurate Palazzolo said "Unsolved Mysteries" also interviewed Donovan Jacobs the San Diego officer who was described by Wheeler in a murder trial in 1986 as a hothead and bigot Wheeler has said Jacobs may be behind the shooting but Palaziolo said Jacobs has a different opinion “He told us on camera that Doyle’s crazy and that he needs psychiatric help so he can get on with the rest of his life” BBr tiM mwi it m : hit fop- tvJ t v ‘Read the smallest line’ Nancy Martinez of Whitstran Benton County waves her hand Eastern Washington residents licensed by the state to provide to test the vision of a rough-legged hawk she has nursed back nursing for the birds In the past eight years she has returned to health after it was shot Martinez is one of a handful of more than 100 to the wild Killer whales allotted more space for backrubs Ths Associated Press VICTORIA BC - Killer whales off the West Coast are being given more space to scratch their-backs British Columbia Parks Minister Terry Huberts announced Huberts said about 250 acres will be added to the Robson Bight ecological reserve on the east coast of Vancouver Island The reserve is considered one of the best places in the world to watch killer whales because the huge mammals come close to shore to rub themselves on the beaches “We’re increasing the protection for important killer whale rubbing beaches in Johnstone Strait” Huberts said last week The addition brings the size of the marine reserve to 3080 acres of open water and 1245 acres of waterfront Huberts also announced six new marine parks and four other ecological reserves adding an additional 7400 acres of land to the province's 133 million acres of park and reserve land Three of the new marine parks are Roscoe Bay Teakene Arm and Walsh Cove near Desolation Sound The others are at Buccaneer Bay off the Sunshine Coast Rugged Point on the west coast of Vancouver Island Archaeologists unearth Oregon’s Civil War past The Associated Press HAMMOND Ore - A grassy pasture south of Astoria a continent away from the great battlefields of the Civil War has yielded new evidence of Oregon's role in the battle of North and South Archaeologist David Brauner and 17 Oregon State University students spent six weeks this summer digging pits at Fort Stevens State Park near Hammond Among the 2500 artifacts they unearthed were a crossed -cannons insignia from the hat of a Union soldier a Civil War uniform button made by the Waterbury Button Co and a foot-long chunk of whitewashed fir believed to be part of the old fort's upper scarp wall President Abraham Lincoln ordered Fort Stevens built to guard the Columbia River against invasion by the Confederate or British troops stationed in Canada The five-sided earthworks fort featured a covered sally-port entry earthen scarp walls and a drawbridge over a 10-by-5 moat Twenty-six guns pointed at the Columbia River from 32-foot-high parapets including 17 Rodman 10-inch muzzle-loading cannons capable of firing heated 128-pound cannonballs more than a mile I GIVE ALCOHOLISM THE TREATMENT IT RESERVES wa 1-857-6051 or 1-857-2026 Ntar Gig Harbor However the guns never were fired at an enemy Fort Stevens was completed April 6 1865 a day before Confederate Gen Robert E Lee signed the surrender at Appomattox Va The fort was the only one of its kind in the West It stands as a reminder to Oregon’s little-known part in the Civil War A group called the Friends of Old Fort Stevens would like to reconstruct the earthworks on the original site at an approximate cost of $1 million “We want to reconstruct the earthworks as it looked in 1864” said project director Fred Lindstrom “It was a dramatic structure with a three-rail fence and high scarp walls and a tall flagpole” He said the research completed Aug 6 would help the group write a proposal for rebuilding the old fort and preserving its cultural materials “The knowledge we’ve gained will be translated into a feasibility study for the park and Friends of Old Fort Stevens on how they rpight display the site" Brauner said “ We'll tell them what's intact and what’s destroyed and define sensitive for archaeology” Gathering the knowledge wasn’t easy In 1902 Battery Freeman was built inside the earthworks In 1939 both Battery Freeman and the original fort were bulldozed into the moat to create a parade ground and camping area for the 2500 soldiers stationed at Fort Stevens during World War II HOME HEATING OIL - tVtfiYOAr tow mu muv 627-3151 SCRATCH & DENT APPLIANCE SALE New shipment Washers Dryers Ranges Refrigerators Air conditioners Dishwashers ®Bulsoris 1101 South K Street 3S3-345S The DALE CARNEGIE COURSE Gives You Thai Special Advantage Increase Poise and Confidence Think and Speak on Your Feet Speak Effectively Control Fear and Worry Sell Yourself and Your Ideas Be a Better Conversationalist Be Your Best With Any Group Develop Your Hidden Abilities Remember Names CLASS NOW FORMING IN TACOMA Call 272-3960 for information Piwmitad by Fred O Vnt A AMtictM Inc Tacwiw WA 8402 You Are Invited To Attend An Open House at tbe Satsop Nuclear Plant Follow highway signs from Elma Saturday August 19 1989 10 am - 3 pm WASHINGTON PUBLIC PO W— SUPPLY SYSTEM PO Box 1223 Elma Washington (206) 482-4428 ext 5032 OBITUARIES and FUNERAL NOTICES and a Class A park at Boyle Point on the southern tip of Denman Island The four other ecological reserves are near Robson Bight “The British Columbia coast contains a wealth of resources and attraction! found nowhere else in Canada” said Hubert "We have fiords islands and islets waterfalls and protected natural harbors throughout our coast” Robart Jamaa Mitchall Robert James Mitchall 57 of Gig Harbor passed away Saturday August 12 1989 In Packwood Washington Bom June 23 1932 in Home Washington ha was a graduate of tha College of Puget Sound Tha 1st UPS Little All American football player Ha was the owner and operator of the Huntsman Restaurant Tha past President of tha Propeller Club and was a member of The Tacoma Elks Lodge 174 tha Gig Harbor Eagles YMCA UPS Toppers and Holy Cross Catholic Church Ha is survived by hla wife Sail! Mitchell Gig Harbor son Robert J Mitchell Jr Tacoma daughters Roberta L and husband Gary Dunn Gig Harbor Marsha A and husband Robert Joy Gig Harbor three grandchildren Nicole Dunn Andrea Dunn and Mathew Joy brothers William E Mitchell Michael J Mitchell and Lawrence F Mitchell all of Tacoma sisters Michi-A and numerous nieces and nephews Visitation will be Tuesday August 15 9am-4pm at New Tacoma Funeral Home Rosary services will be 6:30pm Tuesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church Funeral services will be 11:00 am Wednesday August 16 at Holy Cross Catholic Church Memorials may be made to UPS Athletic Department Interment will be In New Tacoma Cemetery under the direction of New Tacoma Funeral Home with a reception to follow at Holy Cross School Emanuel “Bum" Breen Emanuel "Bum" Srsen a 70 year resident of Tacoma passed away Saturday August 12 1989 Bom in Freemont Nebraska he was a railroad machinist for Burlington Northern Railroad Charter member of Lakewood Elka Lodge 2388 member of the Railway Carman's Association NARVE and Square Naders He is survived by his wife Margaret a daughter Yvonne Payne Silverdale a son Daniel J Tacoma a brother Frank Tacoma three granddaughters Melany Angela and Tamara Payne Services will be held 12:00 Noon Tuesday in the Mt View Valley Chapel In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to “Tall Elks" in care of Lakewood Elks Lodge 2388 or Maude Piper Orthopedic Guild in his memory Mountain View Funeral Home In charge -PAONOTIUS- Robert Leonard Danley In loving memory of a loving and kind father and grandpa Wa love you and miss you still and always will Your always with us We thank tha good Lord for blessing us with you and for the happy years we all had together Your loving son Ruaa and family Lillian M Saljan Lillian M Saljan 75 passed away August 11 1989 Bom in Manitowoc Wisconsin Mrs Saljan had bean a Tacoma resident for 11 years Lillian a devoted and loving mother end grandmother and a friend to many was of tha Catholic faith Survivors: sons Kenneth of Lake Mills Wisconsin Emil of Laa Vegas Nevada daughters Florence Cheek of Tacoma Joann Taylor of Hayward California nine grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren She was preceded in death by her daughter Grace McKellar Services will be held 11 am Tuesday In the Mountain View Garden Chapel Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home Ingeborg Dale Ingeborg Dale 83 born In Utch-vllle North Dakota a 50 year Puyallup and Tacoma area resident died August 13 1989 Mrs Dale a retired Tacoma School District teacher last taught at Fawcett Elementry School and was a member of the First Christian Church Survivors: daughter Karen Kraus of Sumner son Don Dale of Puyallup grandchildren Kevin Lisa Joel Erik and Julia brother Herbert Larson of Poplar Bluff Mo slater Lydia Tobiason Las Vegas Nevada Graveside services 2:30 pm Tuesday Mt View Memorial Park Under the direction of Mountain View Funeral Home Michael J Wojtowitz Michael J Wojtowitz 74 died August 12 1989 in Tacoma Michael attended Syracuse University and studied art Ha worked as a Commercial Artist for Seabright Corp for GE and Boeing In the-last few years he had been working on his own paintings He had a very dedicated belief In God and lived his life accordingly He is survived by his wife May Wojtowitz of Tacoma two brothers John and Edward of Fulton New York and a nephew of Johnson City New York Services will be held 1 pm Wednesday Mt View Garden Chapel Under the direction of Mountain View Funeral Home Angelique R Coleman Angellque Coleman 28 died Thursday August 10 1989 She was born in Stutgart Germany and graduated from Curtis High School She had worked for Safeway in their produce department Survivors: parents Alonzo and Florence Coleman of Morrow Georgia grandmother Willie Mae Nealy of Philadelphia numerous aunts and cousins Gravesides services will be held 10:30am Wednesday at Mt View Memorial Park Under the direction of Mountain View Funeral Home Nerve Deafness Can Be Helped SEARS MINI-CANAL AID COULD BE YOUR ANSWER Hearing but not understanding could be the first sign of nerve deafness Designed for Sears this MINI-CANAL is our smallest custom canal aid offered for those with mild to moderate high frequency loss Call Today to Make an Appointment fora FREE HEARING TEST So Small IftHaidly Noticeable! 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