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The Olympian from Olympia, Washington • 18

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The Olympian South Sound Washington state Thursday, June 25, 1992 Undercover ver police warn shoppers to avoid illegal fireworks The Associated Press AUBURN Undercover police searching for illegal fireworks at the Muckleshoot Indian Reservation got a big bang for their buck and fear that others will, too. Auburn undercover police detective Charles Sidell paid $15 for the illegal, 3-inch-square cube of gunpowder at a firecracker stand on the reservation, and examined it as he sati in his car. "Can you believe that? This thing could blow up just sitting here," Sidell said after blowing a cloud of gunpowder off the explosive. Auburn authorities are investigating dealers on the Muckleshoot reservation who peddle powerful explosives that may violate federal law. The tribes can sell many of the items banned by state law, such as bottle rockets and missiles, as long as purchasers don't remove them from the reservations.

Authorities generally acknowledge it is impossible to try to arrest peo- For the record OBITUARIES There is no charge for obituaries. Obituaries should be directed to The Olympian, Olympia, ATTN: Obituaries, 98507, P.O. delivered Box 407.. newspaper's offices at 1268 E. Fourth or sent by FAX to 357-0202.

Obituaries are due by 7 p.m. the night before can be publication; accepted death until and 10 funeral p.m. notices that accompany obituaries must be delivered before 5 p.m. Questions, call 754-5420. Elsie C.

Wolbert Elsie C. Wolbert, 87, Tacoma, died Monday, June 22, 1992, in Belair Rest Home, Tacoma. She was born to Emmanuel and Elizabeth Wolff on Oct. 6, 1904, in Quincy. She was married to Vernon Wolbert in 1924, in Odessa.

She had been widowed for over 50 years. Mrs. Wolbert was a homemaker who enjoyed flowers and canning. She fellowshipped and faithfully served at South Tacoma Christian Church since 1944. Surviving Mrs.

Wolbert are three sons, Virgil, Tacoma, Warren, Rochester, Neal, Olympia; two daughters, Darlene Smith, Tacoma, Betty Roberts, Olympia; a sister, Dorothy Orcutt, Deer Park; and 24 grandchildren, greatgrandchildren, and 17 great greatgrandchildren. A memorial service for Mrs. Wolbert will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 25, in South Tacoma Christian Church, corner of 56th and Pine, Tacoma, with Dr. Marvin Dixon officiating.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the South Tacoma Christian Church, Christian Women's Fellowship, Tacoma. Arrangements are by Mountain View Funeral Home, Tacoma. Etta B. Proffitt Etta Bell Proffitt, 91, a resident of Olympia for 12 years, died Tuesday, June 23, 1992, in Puget Sound Health Care Center, Olympia. She was born to William and O1- ive (Culp) Hawkins on Dec.

16, 1900, in Worthington, Minn. She was married to Raymond H. Proffitt, Sr. in 1919, in Bellfouche, S.D. He died in 1970.

Mrs. Proffitt was a homemaker who enjoyed crafts and her children. Surviving Mrs. Proffitt are a son, Ray, Olympia; four daughters, Lauretta Sammon, Lone Pine, Constance Gray, Minneapolis, Dorothey Kinsey, Wallace, Idaho; Betty Curci, Palm Desert, two sisters, Iola Cobb and Wilma Roberts, both of Fontana, Calif; and 17 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren. At the request of Mrs.

Proffitt, there will be no services. A private interment will take place in Olympic Memorial Gardens, Tumwater. Arrangements are by Olympic Funeral Home, Tumwater. Wayne E. Gilliland Wayne Everett Gilliland, 80, Yakima, died Tuesday, June 23, 1992, in his home.

He was born to Henry and Susie (Bush) Gilliland on Dec. 23, 1911, in Zillah. He was raised and educated in Zillah and Yakima. In his youth, he worked on his father's fruit orchard and at the Yakima Fruit Growers Association in Zillah. He later became accountant and manager of the Yakima Valley Petroleum Company in Yakima.

Mr. Gilliland was married to Helen Lee on June 18, 1938. In 1943, his family moved to Seattle where he was employed by the Washington State Department of Licensing. Transferred to Olympia in 1959, he was promoted several times within the department and retired after 30 years of service as Director of Motor Vehicle Services. During his tenure he wrote the "Special Fuel Tax" law.

He served as Regional Governor and National Secretary of the North American Gasoline Tax Conference. Mr. and Mrs. Gilleland returned to live in Yakima in 1989. He enjoyed music; after his school years, where he participated in orchestra and singing, he ple who buy the and then take them off Despite the police and possibly illegal be good this year.

Numerous cities charge of fireworks to altogether. The restrictions the reservation where shoot off fireworks, Manager Dennis Goss. can't help but think tion within King County Indian tribe's enterprises prosper," Goss said. Dave Hamilton, who Fireworks along business this year has normal. "It's al lot like will wait until the last shopping," he said.

"We during the last three sang with the Zillah Christian Church, the Yakima Camerata Club, and the Puget Sounders Barbershop Chorus of Olympia. He was also president of the Olympia Wurlitzer Organ Guild and the Northwest Conference of Home Organ Clubs. His hobbies included decorative candlemaking, hunting, fishing and golf. He was affiliated with the F.O. Eagles No.

289 of Yakima and was a life member of the B.P.O Elks No. 186 of Olympia. Surviving Mr. Gilleland besides his wife are a son, Peter, Port Orchard; and one granddaughter. A graveside service for Mr.

Gilleland will begin at 3 p.m. Friday, June 26, in the Zillah Cemetery, Zillah. Arrangements are by Keith and Keith Funeral Home, Yakima. Colin G. Bennett Colin G.

"Gordie" Bennett, 55, a 23-year resident of Olympia, died Monday, June 22, 1992, in his home, due to a cardiac arrest. He was born to Colin and Jane (Gordon) Bennett on Mary, 1936, in Detroit, Mich. Mr. Bennett was married to Sharon L. Gilbert on Sept.

4, 1959, in Detroit. He served in the U.S. Army as a military policeman from 1955 to 1975. Part of that service included time in Vietnam, Feb. 1971 to Feb.

1972. After his retirement from the Army, he was self employed as an accountant. He was accounting, record keeping, and small business management instructor at South Puget Sound Community College in Olympia. Mr. Bennett enjoyed traveling and camping, and he had been a member and past president of the Olympia Kiwanis Club.

Surviving Mr. Bennett besides his wife of the family home are two sons, Bruce Lacey, Scott Olympia; a daughter, Suzanne, Olympia; a sister, Jane Follmer, Brighton, and a grandson and granddaughter. A memorial service for Mr. Bennett will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, June 26, in Olympic Memorial Funeral Home, Tumwater, with the Captain John Atkins, Chaplain, U.S.

Army, officiating. The family suggests that memorial donations be made to The American Diabetes Association, 3434 Martin Way, Olympia, WA 98506. Arrangements are by Mills and Mills Funeral Directors, Olympia. Winifred L. Campbell Winifred L.

Campbell, 90, a six year resident of Lacey, died Wednesday, June 24, 1992, in Panorama City Convalescent Center, Lacey. She was born to Charles John and Mary (O'Connell) Lindsay on April 30, 1902, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, where she was graduated from high school. She was married to Cloyd Campbell on May 28, 1920, in Council Bluffs. He died in 1964. Mrs.

Campbell moved to Seattle in 1923, and retired to Camano Island in 1964, before moving to Lacey in 1986. She was an accountant-treasurer for Men's Wear, Inc. in Seattle, and was also an accountant for Garrison Real Estate at Camano Island. She was a member of Camano Lutheran Church. Surviving Mrs.

Campbell are a daughter-in-law, Mary CampbellThomann, Lacey, and seven grandchildren and 18 greatgrandchildren. A daughter, Helen, preceded her in death in 1983. A son, Cloyd, preceded her in death in 1987. A memorial service for Mrs. Campbell will begin at 2 p.m.

Friday, June 26, in the Panorama City Quinault Chapel, Lacey, with the Rev. Kenneth Bomberg officiating. Private interment will take place in the Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park in Seattle. Arrangements are by Mills and Mills Funeral Directors. DEATHS Van Dyke, Adeline, 87, Olympia, died Wednesday, June 24, 1992, in her home.

Woodlawn Funeral Home, federally-approved fireworks the reservation. surveillance, sales of legal fireworks are expected to have laws limiting the disJuly 4 or banning them may draw people to they are free to buy and said Muckleshoots General being only reservathat the Muckleshoot will do nothing but owns Flaming Arrow Washington Highway 164, said been slow so far, but it's Christmas, the procrastinators minute to do all their always get the big rush days." Zahn, Elda 77, Olympia, day, June 23, 1992, in Hospital. Woodlawn Lacey. FUNERALS Today, June 25 Bertram, Richard, 68, Tumwater, morial service, 2 p.m., Mills Funeral Home, and Mills Funeral Home, Cederlund, Richard 60, neral service, 10 a.m., form Church, 2121 Log Olympia. Mills and Mills rectors, Olympia.

Hensley, Ray 88, area, graveside service, Olympic Memorial Gardens, water. Olympic Funeral Tumwater. Pennella, Doris 50, Olympia, service, 9 a.m., Sacred Church, Olympia. Woodlawn neral Home, Lacey. Thomasson, Donald 67, graveside service, 11 a.m., Mausoleum, Sumner.

ner-Violes Funeral Home, Whitaker, Hazel 81, Shelton, service, 11 a.m., First Church, Shelton. McComb Batstone Funeral Home, Wolbert, Elsie 87, Tacoma, rial service, 11 a.m., South Christian Church, corner and Pine, Tacoma. Mountain Funeral Home, Tacoma. Bennett, Colin 55, Olympia, rial service, 10 a.m., Olympic neral Home, Tumwater. Mills Funeral Directors, Campbell, Winifred 90, morial service, 2 p.m., City Quinault Chapel, and Mills Funeral Directors, Gilliland, Wayne 80, Yakima, merly of Olympia, graveside vice, 3 p.m., Zillah Cemetery, Keith and Keith Funeral ima.

Gilmer, Ruby 71, Olympia, service, 11 a.m., Tumwater ist Church, Tumwater. Mills Mills Funeral Directors, BIRTHS Burn ban in effect Mason state an outdoor Because issuing Pierce, Wednesday's Mason DNR and All All fire pits. Not a The barbecues. DNR For Shelton, died TuesSt. Peter Funeral Home, meMills and Olympia.

Mills Olympia. Olympia, Christian Cabin Funeral 11 a.m., TumHome, funeral Heart Fu- Olympia, Sumner Powers SumSumner. funeral Baptist and Shelton. memoTacoma of 56th View memoFu- Mills and Olympia. Lacey, mePanorama Lacey.

Mills Olym- forser- Zillah. Home, Yak- memorial Methodand Olympia. St. Peter Hospital Eddy, Kay and Green, Steve, Olympia, a boy, Nicholas, June 23, 1992. Miller, Chris and Rob, Lacey, a girl, Chelsea Chantel, June 23, 1992.

Stolen, Kandi and Rich, Aberdeen, a boy, Nathan Richard, June 23, 1992. Collier, Pam Tenino, a girl, Tiffany, June 23, 1992. Holterman, Candy and Homolka, Craig, Tumwater, a girl, June 23, 1992. McKnight, Elise, Olympia, a boy, June 23, 1992. Huynh, Ha and Huynt, Keith Olympia, a boy, Kevin, June 24, 1992.

Majeski, Kelly and Reen, Pete, Olympia, a girl, Corina Marie, June 22, 1992. Petrich, Kristi and Steve, Tenino, a boy, Alexander Richard, June 22, 1992. STATE JOBS Here is a list of full- and part-time jobs for which the state of Washington currently is examining across Washington and around South Puget Sound. Unless specified, positions are open until further notice. People interested in applying should obtain a copy of the job announcement from the Department of Personnel for information about requirements.

Many announcements also have instructions regarding application and testing. Evening and weekend testing is available. Job listings designated with a have specialized skills required. Please read the job announcement before applying to make sure you meet these special skills. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: 753-5368.

VISIT: Department of Personnel, 600 S. Franklin, Olympia. Statewide Civil Engr 6 Hydrogeologist 2 Hydrogeologist 3 Olympia Claims Officer 4 2 Info Cons 1 Tech Spec 1 The following 2 listings may require shift work: Oper 2 Data Comm Tech 2 Env Engr Traine Crews battle east-side blazes County Fire Marshal Dave Department of Natural Resources burning ban into of the drought, DNR permits in Thurston, King Skagit and ban applies to all County including land includes: burning, including recreational fires, including in the ban are: of charcoal briquet or campfire stoves in and state parks. information, call Salzer 275-4467 in Belfair. Env Engr 1 Facility Svcs Coord Fin Supv, Trans Fiscal Anlyst 1 Biologist 2 Grant Mgmt Anlyst 1 Bio 3 Spec Offset Dupl Oper Epidemiologist Stationry Engr 2 Trans Plan Spec 4 Tumwater Environ Plan 2 The following nine on July 8.

Testing will ter High School on July 18. You MUST get a apply. Call 753-5368 for Accountant 1 Clerk 3 Clerk Typist 2 Clerk Typist 3 Fisc Tech-Acctg Fisc Tech-Payrol Resrch Anlyst 1 Secy 1-Typing Word Proc Oper 2 Job listings can also JobShow, Channel 31. able for viewing at each gional Library. Salzer and the extended County.

has stopped Mason, Lewis, Whatcom counties. outdoor burning in protected by the burn barrels. beach fires and propane-fueled established at 427-9670 in listings will be open be held at Tumwa11, and July 13- copy of the listing to a copy. be viewed on the A JobList is availTimberline Re- ON THE STUMP A fundraiser for Bill Daley, a candidate for District 1, Thurston County commissioner, is scheduled from 5-7 tonight at the home of Holly and Jim Gadbaw, 1625 Sylvester St. S.W.

A donation of $25 is requested. Mary Stuart Lux, a Democratic candidate for the 22nd District state House of Representatives seat, is having open houses at her home, 2621 Capitol Way, on Friday, June 26 and Friday, July 3 from 5-9 p.m. The gathering is for registered voters who wish to sign up as supporters of the Lux campaign. A picnic for state auditor candidate Robin Hunt has been scheduled for Tuesday from p.m. at The Olympia Center, 222 N.

Columbia Olympia. For more information, call 352- 8419. On the Stump publicizes campaign fundraisers, meetings, and political news. Submit items to On the Stump, The Olympian, P.O. Box 407, Olympia, 98507.

POLICE REPORTS Thurston County Sheriff's deputies are investigating an arson fire that damaged only a small grass field but had threatened an adjacent apartment building at 7533 Trails End Drive S.E. Tuesday afternoon, a sheriff's office report said. No arrests have been made. A $1,000 outboard motor was stolen Tuesday from a boat on Seventh Avenue at McPhee Street, a sheriff's office report said. Olympia Angela C.

Lang, Ave. N.W., Olympia, by Olympia police third assault. Tuesday night in without bail. 39, of 1702 Brawne was arrested Tuesin investigation of She remained Thurston County Jail Lacey Lacey police received a report that: a man wielded a handgun Wednesday afternoon at Long Lake Park during an argument between two men and a group of five men, a police report said. When police arrived at the scene all seven men were gone, the report said.

Vincent P. Guerry, 42, of 3520 24th Ave. N.E., Olympia, was arrested Wednesday by Lacey police in investigation of driving while intoxicated. He was released on personal recognizance. LOTTERY There was no jackpot winner in Wednesday night's $2 million Washington state Lotto drawing so Saturday's jackpot will be worth $3 million, a lottery spokesman said.

Thirty -three tickets were sold that bear five of the six numbers drawn Wednesday night. Those tickets are worth $715 each, spokesman Richard Paulson said. Another 1,703 tickets bearing four correct numbers are worth $28 each. Sales for Wednesday's game were $1,025,950. The Lotto numbers were: 2-20-28-30-41-45 Here are winning numbers selected Wednesday in the Washington State Lottery's Daily Game: 7-7-3 The Associated press Fire crews were called out to battle wildfires in a dozen Eastern Washington locations after a series of dry lightning storms Wednesday.

Fire crews were battling five blazes north of Goldendale on remote Yakima Indian Reservation lands Wednesday evening. The largest of the blazes was more than 40 acres, a dispatcher for the reservation's fire department said. The fires were burning in mixed forest and grassland near the reservation's southern border at Satus Pass, about 40 miles south of Yakima. No structures were in danger. The Washington State Patrol temporarily closed a section of U.S.

97 because of visibility problems. Near Asotin, firefighters contained a blaze Wednesday morning that blackened 3,000 acres of brush and wild grasses in the Snake River Canyon. The blaze was contained around 5 a.m., but small spot fires were still burning inside fire lines, Asotin County Fire Chief Herman Eiting said. AROUND THE NORTHWEST Judge orders woman to jail in case of missing child, 3 0 0 tr TECH 20 TI in PASTA 2.93 sa to al er tr He ex in Bonnie Jean Webster arrested Tuesday in this week's disappearance of a 3-year-old girl in west Olympia was ordered by a judge back to jail Wednesday pending an evaluation to determine whether she is safe to be at large. Webster, who will turn 48 next Wednesday, was held in investigation of second-degree kidnapping after Calli Mae Comas disappeared Monday at the Evergreen Villages apartment complex, 505 Division St.

N.W. Webster, a neighbor in the apartment complex, was arrested when she turned up with Calli the following morning. Webster was scheduled to return to Thurston County Superior Court today for a judge to decide if she will be released, and if so under what conditions. Olympia police on Tuesday quoted Webster as saying her own children were taken from her years ago by the courts and that she wanted to have a family again. JAILED IN ABDUCTION: An Idaho man accused of abducting a Spokane nightclub dancer and raping her at gunpoint in his Idaho home has agreed to remain in the Spokane County Jail after prosecutors said they would oppose his release.

Cory Bartel, 33, of Osburn, on Tuesday waived his right to a U.S. District Court detention hearing at which time bond typically would have been set. Bartel was charged last week with one count of kidnapping and one count of using a firearm during a violent crime. QUAKE HITS ALEUTIANS: A moderate earthquake of 5.2 on the Richter scale occurred Wednesday about 150 miles southeast of Adak, in the Aleutian Islands, the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center reported. The quake occurred at 8:38 p.m.

There were no reports of damage or injuries and no tsunami warning was issued. The Richter scale is a measure of ground motion as recorded on seismographs. An earthquake of 5 on the Richter scale can cause considerable damage in populated areas. ELSEWHERE IN THE NORTHWEST: CHANGES PLEA TO GUILTY: An Oregon man accused of killing his former girlfriend four years ago has pleaded guilty in order to avoid the death penalty, his attorney said. Thomas Maletta entered the plea Wednesday, the day after a Pendleton jury was selected for his trial on charges of aggravated murder, kidnap and rape.

Those charges were dropped the plea bargain. Police say Thomas Maletta abducted Dorena Morgan from her home in Dallas in May 1988 and then killed her with six shots near Poverty Flats when she refused to resume their relationship. ASTORIA GIRL DROWNS: A 5-year-old Astoria girl drowned in a crowd of swimmers at Coffenbury Lake at Fort Stevens State Park, authorities say. Kristen Danille Thornton was pronounced dead at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria about an hour after park workers called for help. BELUSHI FIGURE PLEADS GUILTY: A woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of comedian John Belushi has pleaded guilty to a drug offense in Vancouver, B.C.

Cathy Evelyn Smith, who served 18 months in a California prison in connction with the comedian's drug-overdose death, admitted Tuesday in British Columbia Supreme Court to trafficking one cap of heroin. OREGON GOVERNOR READIES TAX PLAN: Oregon Gov. Barbara Roberts is to lay out a long-awaited tax package today that she says will avert drastic budget cuts in the wake of Measure 5. The plan is expected to include a sales tax, lower income taxes and a higher property tax limit on businesses than on residential property. CROSS BURNING IN PORTLAND: A cross burned on the lawn of a black woman was the the eighth racial incident at the home in as many weeks, Portland police said Wednesday.

Police said they do not believe an organized hate group is responsible for the cross burning and previous vandalism, including painted swastikas. JET HITS BIRD NEAR YAKIMA: An A-6 Intruder, a Navy attack jet, made an emergency landing at Yakima's airport after a midair collision with a bird cracked the cockpit canopy. The pilot and navigator, both based at the Whidbey Naval Air Station in Oak Harbor, escaped injury. Olympian staff, news services PRIME STOPPERS THURSTON COUNTY AREA. CRIME OF THE WEEK South Sound law enforcement Once inside the home, the officers are looking for the burglars took handguns and person or persons who stole shotguns worth several thousands of dollars worth of thousand dollars.

firearms from a residence on the If you have information about southeast side of the Olympia this crime that will aid Thurston area recently. County law enforcement You may be able to help. agencies, you may qualify Police say the burglary anonymously for rewards of up occurred on June 11, a to $1,000. Thursday, between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.

If you have information about The home was located in the any other crime, call 5000 block of Tri-Lake Loop CRIMESTOPPERS at 493-2222. S.E., and police say a key may You never need to leave your have been used to enter the name. residence. But you can qualify Witnesses reported seeing a anonymously for cash rewards two-tone butterscotch Matador for information that leads to the in the area at about the time of arrest of a suspect and the filing the burglary. of charges.

Two white males in their late teens or early 20s were inside the vehicle, witnesses said. 493-2222.

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