Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on September 13, 1987 · Page 15
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Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California · Page 15

Ukiah, California
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Sunday, September 13, 1987
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-THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL -People Johnny Carson SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13,1987-15 tJ!S R ? )LK ' N'MAP) - "Tonight Show" host Johnny Carson has donated $650,000 to cap a fund drive for a cancer radiation unit at a hospital in his old hometown. Carson made the donation to Lutheran Community Hospital in memory of his parents, H.L. and Ruth Carson. The hospital's board voted to name the unit the Carson Regional Radiation Center after the talk snow hosts donation was announced Thursday. Carson increased the amount of his gift several times to assure the drive's success, said Norfolk Daily News Publisher Jerry Huse. Jessica Hahn CHICAGO (AP) — Former church secretary Jessica Hahn, whose sexual encounter wilh Jim Bakker led to his ouster from his PTL ministry, bares her breasts in Playboy magazine's November issue, a newspaper says. The magazine piece is titled "Jessica Hahn. Bom Again. In words and pictures," the Sun-Times said Thursday. "These pictures are a celebration of a new life for me. A new beginning," Miss Hahn, 28, reportedly says in the magazine. 'To do this is probably the most ironic, the most far-fetched idea for a church secretary." The issue is due on the newsstands Sept. 28. Bakker left PTL last March after the 1980 sexual encounter was disclosed. Eudora Welty JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Writer Eudora Welty is to be named a chevalier, or knight, of the Order of Arts and Letters, one of France's highest civilian honors. "Isn't it wonderful? It all sounds so alluring," said Welty, 78, after the honor was announced by the French government Friday. A presentation is planned Oct. 18 in Jackson. f'S^ 0 " * P" 1 ' 1261 " Prize for fiction for her 1972 novel "The Optimist's Daughter," which has been published in France. Her 1942 novel, "The Robber Bridegroom," is being re-issued there. Luciano Pavarotti CHICAGO (AP) — Tenor Luciano Pavarotti is suffering from bronchitis, and has withdrawn from the Chicago Lyric Opera's performance of Verdi's "II Trovatore," the opera company's general director announced. The Italian singer was to have performed the role of Manrico at the season premiere Sept. 18, and will be replaced by tenor Giuliano Ciannella, general director Ardis Krainik said Friday. George Wallace MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former Gov. George C. Wallace, with a history of health problems stemming from a 1972 assassination attempt, will undergo cataract surgery next week as an outpatient, an aide says. The procedure was expected to be "nothing major," aide Elvin Stanton said Friday. Wally Amos PARSIPPANY, NJ. (AP) — Rags-to-riches cookie-maker Wally Amos, president and founder of Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Corp., says blacks must be committed to their dreams to make them come true. "When you say 'I will,' nothing can stop you," Amos, who is black, said Friday in a luncheon speech to delegates at the New Jersey Black Issues Convention. Sammy Davis Jr. RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) — Entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. is in Brazil to film a role in a Paul Mazursky film titled "Moon Over Parador." Davis plays a singer at Carnival in the fictitious Latin American country of Parador. The movie also stars Richard Dreyfuss as the country's dictator, and Brazil's Sonia Braga. 'Sledgehammer' sweeps MTV video awards UNIVERSAL OTY (AP) — Peter Gabriel's frantic, flashy "Sledgehammer" video swept the fourth annual Music Television Awards, winning best video, best direction and most experimental video among its nine awards. The video used computers and animation to create a jerky stop- image of Gabriel singing the Motown-flavored tune amid a swarm of animated images. "Sledgehammer" won best video of the year, best male video, best concept video, and best overall performance in t video. It also won best special effects in a video, best an direction in a video, best editing, best direction and most experimental video. The only other multiple winner was the Talking Heads video "Wild Wild Life," which won the best new video from a film award and best group video. Other winners in the show, which went 50 minutes over its scheduled three-hour time slot, were the Australian-New Zealander band Crowded House, which took the best new artist award for "Don't Dream It's Over." The heavy metal rock group Bon Jovi took the best stage performance video for its "LivirT On A Prayer." Janet Jackson's "Nasty" video won the best choreography award. with the statue going to choreographer Paula Abdul. Madonna won best female video for her controversial "Papa Don't Preach" video about a pregnant, unwed girl who decides to keep her baby. Robbie Nevil's "C'est La Vie" won best video cinematography. A founding member of the British group Genesis, Gabriel departed the pop group for a solo career as an avant-garde and more politically oriented rocker. Last year's hit "So" album, which includes "Sledgehammer," brought him back as a popular artist. Jon DammulUr, Auto Inspector, proudly announces th« association off Richard Naumann and Jim Fairall with tho Mendocino College Auto Tech Program. AUT10 INTRO TO AUTO MECHANICS FRIDAY 9-1PM NAUMANN H Learn how to take care of your car and save money In this basic auto repair and maintenance class. Mr. Naumann has over 20 years experience working for a local car dealer and in his own auto tune-up and repair business, specializing in tune-up, carburetion and auto electrical. AUTUM63 AUTO ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS AND LAB T4TH6:30-9PM FAIRALL An Introduction to auto electrical systems: troubleshooting, diagnosis and repair, Mr. Fairall has over 20 years experience in foreign and domestic auto service. He is the lead technician for a local auto dealer, GM certified in special electronics and a former master technician for Nissan of North America. LIFELONG LEARNING FOR SUCCESS MENDOCINO COLLEGE Call Now! 468-3000 Selzer brings home the bacon D JSS.% lze I» owner-broker of Selzer Realty, Uklah, purchased a 220-pound pig at the 12th District Fair Junior Livestock Auction. The pTg was the FFA market EffiSJSTTH Kr L 8t ?, n ""^er, daughter of Ron and Dfane RuckeF. KrlSten ™ chased the pig last March. He weighed 52 pounds at that time. Krlsten has been In 4-H for four years and has been In FFA for one year. She raises Corredale sheep and swine. This year's pig was the market project that supports her FFA animal projects for the coming year. Selzer Realty has been supporting VH and FFA for several years by purchasing the animals. y Vital Statistics .Marriage licenses John Edwin Wilson IV, 22, and Shemay- nc Helena Cheung, 24, both of Ukiah. Mark Kennedy, 25, and Karen Sue Swayze, 22, both of Ukiah. Joteph Patrick Hayes, 35, and Sidney Jeanette Battle, 40, both of Fort Bragg. Gary Wayne Bright, 32, and Natalie Joann Lower, 27, both of Ukiah. Frank Everett Norton, Jr., 23, and Jon- Ann Craft, 21, both of. Hopland. Robert Harold Siemon, 38, and Emma Jean Forgay, 41, both of Willits. David Warren Morris, 27, and Elaine Lori Kilgus, 26, both of Ukiah. Michael Warren Crutcher, 24, and Karen Hazel Colling, 24, both of Fort Bragg. Anthony Hi Miksak, 42, and Joselyn Kingsley Bartlett, 38, both of Mendocino. Garnet Richard Rowland, 23, and Carol Ann Katona, 24, both of Cloverdale. Tommy Dale Wake, 32, and Linda Carol Reyes, 32, both of Willits. Michael Eric Oberg, 34, and Suzanne Marie Soderquist, 33, both of Ukiah. Dissolutions CamUle E. Rhodes from Robert Lee Rhodes. Leila Porter from Delrnas Porter. Lisa A. Aseltyne from Dennis P. Aseltyne. Claude Malnack from Lorri Malnack. Marcie Kay Minton from Thomas Mark Minton. Dena Darlene Evans from Brian Curt Evans. Births WILLIAMSON A son, Cody .West, was born Aug. 20 at Ukiah General Hospital to Tom and Wendy Williamson of Ukiah. Grandparents are Mervin and Sally Dunsing of Ukiah and Barbara and Don Williamson of Twin Falls, Idaho. The new baby is also welcomed by a brother, Bruce McCarthy, 7. LAMASTUS A son, Clifford Thomas, was born Sept 4 at Ukiah General Hospital to Cathy and David LaMastus of Ukiah. Grandparents are Lin Denny of Petaluma, Tom Denny of Weaverville, Ron and Ellen LaMastus of Willits and Tom and Jan Kirkwood, also of Willits. PENA A son, Martin Jr., was bom Sept 4 at Ukiah General Hospital to Leticia and Martin Pena of Willits. Grandparents are Gabriel and Sara Pena of Mexico and Agusdn and Maria Amador of Willits. ALLENDER A son, Chad; was bom Sept 5 at Ukiah General Hospital to Thelma and Charles AUender of Covelo. Grandparents are Katb and Lucy Diffin of Covelo, Charles AUen- der ofAldeipoint, and Vera Wolbert of Oroville. The new baby is also welcomed by a brother, Todd, 9. PARTIDA A daughter, Dorthea Mae, was born Sept. 5 at Ukiah General Hospital to Marine Silva of Hopland and Darryl Partida of Lakeport. Grandparents are Bill and Bonnie Elliott of Hopland and Dorothy Partida of Lakeport. The new baby is also welcomed by a sister, Sacheen. JUSZCZAK A son, Patrick Stephen, was born Sept 6 at Ukiah General Hospital to Angie Mohley and Matthew Juszczak of Redwood Valley. Grandparents are Andrea Hinojos of Livermore and Thaddeos and Pouline Juszczak of Sun City. The new baby is also welcomed by a sister, Sherry Mobley and two brothers, Stephen Mobley and Andy Juszczak. CLARK A daughter, Cassie Marie, was bom Sept 9 at Ukiah General Hospital to Donna and Jim Clark of Ukiah. Grandparents are Jack Sturges, Jim and Pearietta Chewning, and John and Gearldine Clark, all of Ukiah. WEBB A son, Shawn Edward Jr., was bom Sept 9 at Ukiah General Hospital to KristaRegina Smith and Shawn Edward Webb of Ukiah. Grandparents are Ralph and Marie Webb and Kathy Bentley, afiofUldah. The new ' baby is also welcomed by a sister, Jenny Lynn Forch. FANSLER A son, Jeremey David, was bom Sept. 9 at Ukiah General Hospital to Valerie Fletcher . and Dennis Pansier of Redwood Valley. Grandparents are David and Ruth Coppock of Sonoma, Gabby and Joan Martelfa of Ukiah, and Lowell and Lodie Pansier of Redding. The new baby is also welcomed by three brothers, Simon, Danny and Tracy. Washington Digest By STEVE TETREAULT. Donray Washington Bureau Campaign finance bill stalemated WASHINGTON — Sen. Alan Cranston, D-Calif., voted last week to break a months-long deadlock on a campaign finance reform bill. Sen. Pete Wilson, R-Calif., voted to continue the delay. The Senate effort to end the stalemate failed. For the sixth time, Democrat sponsors could not muster the 60 votes needed to break a filibuster mounted by Republican opponents intent on killing the legislation. The Senate voted 53-42 to end the four-month old filibuster, falling sevenvotes short. The bill would set state-by-state voluntary spending ceilings for Senate candidates, place limits on contributions by political action committees, or PACs, and provide federal financing for candidates whose opponents refuse to comply with the spending limits. Sponsors say the bill is needed to end what they describe as obscene levels of spending on political campaigns, particularly by special interest PACs. Most Republican senators, how- ever, have criticized the spending limits and the idea of taxpayer financing of Senate elections. Ambassador confirmed The Senate had more success breaking a long delay in confirming a new ambassador to Mozambique. Senators voted 64-24 to confirm Melissa Wells, a career diplomat most recently serving in the State Department, to represent the United States before the African nation. The vote broke a standoff between the Reagan administration and Sea Jesse Helms, D-N.C. Helms had held up the nomination, demanding the administration abandon its support of Mozambique'^ Marxist government and instead recognize an anticommunist, South Africa- supported rebel group. The administration refused, saying it believed it could wean Mozambique from its identification with the Soviet Union. The deadlock was broken when Republican leader Robert Dole of Kansas withdrew his support of Helms.Helms also was bun by reports of a rebel-engineered massacre in a Mozambican village in July. Cranston voted to confirm Wells. Wilson voted against confirmation. Health bill approved The House voted 387-9 to extend a federal scholarship and grant program aimed at improving health care in neglected areas. The bill extends for three years the National Health Service Corps. The program gives loans and scholarships to medical, dental and nursing students. Upon graduation, students can "repay" their loans by spending two years practicing in underserved communities. The bill was opposed by the Reagan administration, which has said the program has been so successful helping underserved communities that it now can be phased out. Rep. Doug Bosco, D-Calif., voted for the health bill. The votes were the first taken by lawmakers as they returned from a four-week summer recess. Hayden sponsorship plagues tax checkoff bill SACRAMENTO (AP) — A nasty exchange over Assemblyman Tom Hayden's backing of a bill to raise money for a California memorial for Vietnam War veterans nearly scuttled (he measure. A retired Marine castigated former anti-war activist Hayden and was in turn told to drown himself. But the author removed the names of Hayden and 38 other legislative coauthors and the bill was sent to the governor by a 69-5 vote early Saturday. The debate was over AB992 by Assemblyman Tom Hannigan, D-Fairfield, himself a former Marine who served in Vietnam. The bill would allow income taxpayers to contribute towards the planned memorial in Capitol Park on their tax returns. That is similar to current tax checkoffs for programs such as abused children and endangered wildlife. Assemblyman Gil Ferguson, R-Newport Beach, the retired Marine, complained about Hayden being principal coauthor of the bill. The bill also has 38 other coauthors, of both parties. Ferguson said Hayden shouldn't be on the bill because of his anti-war activism. Hayden, husband of actor-activist Jane Fonda, was a student leader in the 1960s and early 1970s and opposed U.S. military and foreign policies in Southeast Asia. Assemblyman Dick Floyd, D-Hawihorne, loudly called Ferguson "sick, sick, sick." "We don't need superpatriots coming up here and telling us to clean up our house," Floyd said. "Mr. Ferguson should clean up by drowning himself in Newport Harbor." Hayden rose and spoke softly. "I opposed that war out of honest rage... My opposition to the war was not an opposition to the men who served. We discovered we were manipulated and lied to by our government." He said he had offered to remove himself as principal coauthor and become one of the plain coauthors, but Ferguson rejected that. An obviously angry Hannigan said it was the first lime he had ever seen a debate over who was the coauthor of a bill. There was "nothing sinister" about Hayden's coauthorship, said Hannigan; he routinely sent a memo to all lawmakers asking who wanted to be a coauthor. "This is an important bill to the construction of this project and it would be a shame if it failed to get 54 votes because of this," Hannigan said. The bill fell 11 votes short of the two-thirds majority, so Hannigan returned the bill to the Senate and stripped it of its coauthors. The bill was approved the second time in the Assembly shortly after midnight.

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