Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on January 28, 2000 · Page 12
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A-12— FRI., JAN. 28-SAt, JAN. 29,2000 THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL Friday, Jan. 28 OBITUARIES Josephine Inez Sozzoni At her request, no services will be held for Josephine Inez Sozzoni, who died Thursday, Jan. 27,2000, at the age of 90. Mrs. Sozzoni was bom Sept. 5, 1909, in Mendocino. She was employed with the House of Garner as a cook. Surviving are daughters Mary Henry of Anchorage, Alaska, Isabel Meek of Reno, Nev., Clara Phillips and her husband Norman of Ukiah; son, Augie Sozzoni and his wife Linda of Ukiah; sister, Alice Poe of Kansas; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Ernie, son, Matthew Chibante and a grandson, Ron Phillips. Arrangements are under the direction of the Eversole Mortuary. Frances Druliner EUGENE, Ore. - Funeral services for Frances Druliner were held oh Saturday, Jan. IS, at the Poole-Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene, Oregon. Mrs. Druliner died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2000, of Parkinson's disease. She was 80. She was born Oct. 16,1919, in Bonanza, Ore. She graduated from high school at Sacred Heart Academy in Klamath Falls and attended the University of Oregon. On Dec. 26, 1938, she married M. Donald Druliner. She was a resident of Ukiah from 1956 to 1965, and also lived in Santa Rosa. She was employed with the U.S. Forest Service. Mrs. Druliner enjoyed her family, church, service and a widow's group. She was a member of Catholic Daughters for the Americas, a lay apostalate with the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, and past president of the National Federation of Federal Employees. - Surviving are daughters Pam Druliner of McKenzie Bridge, Ore., Dawn Druliner of Derby, Kan., Patricia and Jini Druliner, and Vicki Davies, all of Silver Springs, Md.; sons Jerry of Bend, Ore., Don of Salem, Ore., and Dan of Seattle, Wash.; brothers Bob Mahoney of West Linn, Ore., Dan Mahoney of Glendale, Ariz., and Jim Mahoney of Salem, Ore.; sisters Melissa Bernadou of San Rafael, Mary Barni of Houston, Texas, and Louise McEntee of Pleasanton; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband M. Donald Druliner in 1985, and a granddaughter. Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the St. Vin- Amateur weather watchers: To add your town to the map call 468-3526 Lake Mendocino Storage 64,819 acre feet Max allowed 122,500 acre-feet Inflow 452 cfs Outflow 78 cfs 'Unofficial temperatures TIDES High tide: 6:24 p.m. Low Ode: 11:25 p.m. High tide: 6:07 am. Low tide: 1:05 p.m. AIR QUALITY minimi 1/28 In UMah Ozone: .020 ppm (state standard .09) Carbon Monoxide: 1.48 ppm (20) Nitrogen Dioxide: .022 ppm (.25) SUNRISE/SUNSET Sunset today: 5:32 p.m. Sunrise tomorrow: 7:19 a.m. cent de Paul Society of Lane County, P.O. Box 24608, Eugene, OR 97402. Arrangements were under the direction of the Poole-Larsen Funeral Home, Eugene, Ore. Alice Garnet Casserly ROCHESTER, Wash. -At the family's request, no services will be held for Alice Garnet Casserly, who died Wednesday, Jan. 26,2000, at the age of 75. Cremation was under the direction of the Newell-Hoerling's Mortuary. She was born on April 2,1924, in Oral, S.D., and was a former resident of Harms Mobile Home Park in Fort Bragg. She went to school in Hot Springs, where she graduated in 1942. She moved to Northern California in 1942 following graduation from high school. She married Michael Casserly in 1964, in San Pablo. Together, they resided in Fort Bragg for 16 years before moving to Rochester, where she lived for five months. She was an avid beachcomber, gardener, seamstress and a friend to all. • ' Surviving are her husband, Mike Casserly, of Rochester, Wash.; daughter, Cheryl Dodd and her husband Edward of Rochester, Wash.;! grandchildren Tina Ennis of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Daniel Lissolo, of Budepest, Hungary; brother, Joseph Garnet and his wife Edith'of Hot Springs, S.D.; aunt, Blanche Garnet of Hot Springs, S.D.; cousin, Bob Garnet of Hot Springs, S.D.; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, Memorial Program, P.O. Box 165, Chahalia, WA. The Newell-Hoerling's Mortuary of Centralia, Wash., was in charge of arrangements. LOTTERY NUMBERS DAILY 3:7,7,1. FANTASY 5:03,07,14,32,38. I DAILY DERBY: 1st Place: 10, Solid Gold. 2nd Place: 9, Winning Spirit. 3rd Place: 12, Lucky Charms. Race time: 1:49.06. Spay Cherries . Continued from Page A-l According to Robyn Bullard from the Humane Society for Inland Mendocino County, last year 957 dogs and 1,214 cats were euthanized in county pounds. "Some were abandoned adults; others were turned in because they were no longer wanted, and sadly, some consisted of entire broods of puppies and kittens surrendered by owners with no plan to find homes..." Bullard says. So during the month of February, and in support of Spay Day USA scheduled for Feb. 29, the Humane Society is offering low- income pet owners vouchers that will pay one-third of the cost to spay or neuter a dog or cat - on a first-come, first-served basis. "We ask, however, if you are able to cover costs yourself," she says, that people not apply for the voucher, and if possible, make donations to the Humane Society so "it will allow us to give out even more vouchers." Bullard says pet owners who use the excuse "I can't afford to spay my pet" are akin to people who say, "I bought a car but can't afford insurance." Furthermore, she says pets benefit from spay or neutering and it is "wives tales" that animals need to have a litter before having the procedures or will Recycling become fat and lazy. "Spaying and neutering not only curbs pet overpopulation," says Dr. Katy Sommers of the Mendocino Animal Hospital in Ukiah in Humane Society information, "but there are many health benefits as well. "In cats, it decreases the risk of life-threatening and contagious diseases, such as leukemia and FIV," Sommers says. "In all species it eliminates reproductive organ infection and protects against mammary cancer." Plus she said it helps control behavioral problems, like urine spraying in cats and fighting among dogs. The Humane Society adds that contrary to the popular belief that animals shouldn't be spayed or neutered until after they are 6 months old, many veterinarians "report the surgery is easier and quicker to perform" earlier and has "less complications and oftentimes is less expensive." In addition, the Mendocino Spay/Neuter Assistance Program, SNAP, has a program to alter feral cats - cats that don't let humans handle them and must be trapped to be spayed or neutered - not domesticated cats. Local veterinarians participating in the program are reimbursed by grant monies from the California Veterinary Medical Association, after performing a Continued from Page A-l But he didn't mean it. "George always said he wouldn't charge you for the ones you chew, just the ones you have in your basket," said cherry picker and McNab ranch resident Nancy Roca-Schneider. "So we'd just make ourselves sick" eating cherries, she said. Although most of the property isn't workable farmland, Dolan said it was priced at close to the going value of grapes. He said the hilly, higher ground at the ranch should be great for growing good-quality red-wine grapes. Barbara VuconccUoi/The Daily Journal "There are lUSt not enough These five puppies were abandoned along North State lhere are Just not enough Street about a week ago. Ukiah Veterinary Hospital took All* 9 them in, and fed and bathed them. The Milo Foundation is A 7 M P,1 tTI PT ft trying to find homes for the pups. z I.J.^JXXWXJ.AAWA o high-quality red grapes grown in Ukiah at this stage of the game," Dolan said. ' The ground has great permeability, good water retention and is well drained, he said. Dolan said the purchase is in response to the demand for Fetzer's organic wines, not to the impending end of a contract with the Fetzer family to sell its grapes exclusively to Brown- Forman, which bought the winery and Fetzer name in 1992. As with its other wine grapes, the new vineyard would be cultivated organically, Dolan said. "We wouldn't even consider growing anything other than organic fruit," he said. minimum number of privately paid surgeries. Along with the surgery, the altered feral cats have their right ears clipped one- fourth-to-one-half inch to show the procedure has been done. "After the minimum baseline requirements are met," says a recent SNAP newsletter, it "hopes that all feral alterations can be performed through this program." The Humane Society vouchers are redeemable at any veterinarian office in Ukiah, Redwood Valley, Willits and Laytonville. To apply for a voucher, owners should call the Humane Society beginning Feb. 1 at 485-0123. For the feral cat alteration program, SNAP says local participating offices include: the Mendocino Animal Hospital, the Ukiah Veterinary Hospital, Yokayo Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Mack-Fisher, Dr. Grasse, and Willits Animal Hospital. To get more information on this program, check out the CVMA web site: www.feralcat. com/trap- inst.html or write to SNAP at P.O. Box 4, Talmage, 95481. Continued from Page A-l It has to come from commercial recycling." And while EWM's proposal is "a great gesture, it just doesn't offer enough." Supervisor Richard Shoemaker agrees. "I think (Lycier is) right on target," he said. "The county's second smallest hauler," he pointed out, "offers one of the most comprehensive recycling programs in the county at next to (no cost)." . Not only should businesses be able to recycle without paying a fee, Shoemaker said, the $5 a month EWM charges residential customers to recycle also should be removed. "Mendocino County is performing horribly," he complained. The county's "recycling rate is dropping like a rock." Supervisors "spend more time discussing (garbage issues) than on all the other needs of the county combined," Supervisor David Colfax complained. "I think at this point, we can say 'no charges' for recycling." But Supervisor Patti Campbell contends "in reality, nothing is free." Even if recycling fees don't appear on customers' bills, they are probably hidden in the monthly charges ratepayers' receive. While the county should real- ize some savings when haulers switch from using the Ukiah landfill to channeling trash streams through proposed area transfer stations, the amount of that "windfall" remains undetermined, Campbell said. And if ratepayers aren't going to be asked to pay recycling fees, the county will have to subsidize the program, she said. Before making that kind of financial commitment, Campbell thinks the county needs "some real numbers about what we can (afford) to do." Board Chairman Michael Delbar suggests making any kind of decision regarding the toter program can wait until February, when the board "has a chance to wrap up a big part of the county's solid waste issues." Supervisors have approved a proposed EWM fee schedule for other services the company offers both commercial and residential customers, such as picking up extra residential garbage cans or commercial dumpsters, once-a-month on-call garbage collection and COD-bin (collect on delivery) collection. But before finally approving or rejecting the toter program, Campbell feels the county needs to have "further conversations with Empire Waste to get those costs down." Continued from Page A-l cations and cost to expand this program is fine once we discontinue our losses from the social center." The Adult Day Health Care program already has the staff it needs, so the six staff members of the Alzheimer's center will be offered positions as home assistance caregivers or laid off. Social Day/Alzheimer's program director Terry Baxter will also be losing her job. "Terry is well respected at the center and in the community but we have nothing to offer her," Phillips said, explaining that the Adult Day Health Care program is licensed by a different organization that requires all staff to have certain credentials. The Adult Day Health Care program offers: specialized health care services, a professional staff, physical, occupational, speech and psychological therapies, transportation to and from home and meals. ; The program accepts Medi» Cal and has a sliding scale for private pay clients, to ensure affordability for clients. Still, Phillips said she knows this change will not be easy on anyone involved. ' "Some people are accustomed to the social day setting," she said. "It's going to be a change, and that's harder for Alzheimer's patients and their stressed-out family and day care workers than it is for the rest of us." UKIAH 6 Theatre Ukiah High scores above median in state API The Dully Journal Shortly after the state released the Academic Performance Index (API) scores for all schools on Tuesday, calculations of the median scores for elementary, roadie and high schools were changed by UK state. The median score (meaning half of the schools scored higher, half scored lower) for elementary schools was adjusted to 629, for middle schools 633, and high schools 620, on a scale from 200 to 1000 with 800 being the statewide goal. Therefore, Ukiah High (in addition to Eagle Peak as reported in the Daily Journal) scored above the state median. All other Ukiah Unified School District scores fell below the state median. EYE OF THE BEHOLDER DAILY: 5:10,7:15,920 ADO. MAT. SAT. SUN & WED: 1:00,3:05 iFtiKS Q IMflMI •ID DAILY: 5:05,8:00 ADO. MAT. SAT, SUN & WED; 1:45 DAILY: 5:16,7:50 ADD. MAT. SAT, SUN & WED: 1:50 DAILY: 520,7:20,9:15 AGO. MAT. SAT. SUN i WED: 1:20,3:30 The TAUNDMHRIPIH DAILY: 5:30,8:15 ADD. MAT. SAT, SUN & WED: 1:40 SUPER NOVA DAILY: 9:30 DAILY: 5:25,7:45 ADD. MAT. SAT, SUN & WED: 1:30,3:30

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