Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on September 24, 1987 · Page 14
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14-THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24,1967 OBITUARIES Ruby Elizabeth Knivila •THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL Willits welcomes newest police officers Services for Boonville resident Ruby Elizabeth Knivila, 81, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Fri., Sept. 25, at Boonville Methodist Church in Anderson Valley. Eversole Mortuary is handling the arrangements. Knivila, a houswife who lived in Boonville for 80 years, died at home Mon., Sept. 21. A member of W.S.C.S. Redwood Rebecca's, she was born Dec. 18, 1905, in Green- river, Utah. Knivila is survived by daughters Jcannette Steams of Sacramento, Joyce Grecnway of Lincoln, Calif, and Edwina Morehouse-Knivila of Reno; sister Rowena Holmes of Merced and brother Maurice "Buster" Fairer of Boonville; nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Another grandchild, Johanna Elizabeth Morehouse, dies in 1982. Burial at Boonville's Evergreen Cemetery will follow the services. The family prefers contributions be made to the Anderson Valley Methodist Church. Sue Preston Services for Ukiah resident Sue Preston, 50, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Sat., Sept. 26, at Eversole Mortuary. Rev. Al Damon of Ukiah First Presbyterian Church will officiate. Preston, who lived in Ukiah for 23 years, died at a local hospital Wed., Sept. 23, after an extended illness. Born April 1, 1937, in Amami Oshima, Japan, Preston was a housewife. A member of the Ukiah First Presbyterian Church, she is surivived by husband Carl Preston and brothers and sisters Kumiko Mori, Sunao Tahara, Yoshikatsu Tahara, Kazumi Tahara and Hatsue Kubo, all of Japan. Inurnment at Evergreen Memorial Gardens will follow the services. The family prefers contributions be made to the local hospice. WEATHER Extended forecast Saturday through Monday — A slight chance of rain in the north, otherwise fair except for night and morning clouds along the coast. Coastal area highs in the mid-50s to mid-60s, lows in the mid-40s to ^ower 50s. Coastal valley highs in the upper 60s to 80s, lows in the 40s and lower 50s. Interior valley highs in the mid-70s to low 90s, lows in the upper 40s and 50s. Mountain resort highs in the mid-60s to low 80s, lows in the upper 20s to lower 40s. State forecast Central California can expect night and morning clouds near the coast, otherwise fair. Coastal area highs in the 60s to low 70s, lows in the upper 40s to mid-50s. Coastal valley highs in the mid-60s to low 80s, lows in the mid-40s to mid-50s. Interior valley highs in the upper 70s to low 90s, lows in the 40s and 50s. Mountain resort highs in the 60s to low 80s, lows in the upper 20s to 40s. Southern California can expect mostly sunny, hazy days with night and morning low clouds and local fog. Beach highs 67 to 73, lows 58 to 64. Valley highs 80 to 90, lows 56 to 62. State summary Another upper atmosphere low pressure system was approaching the southern Oregon and northern California coast Thursday morning and had spread considerable cloudiness across northern California during the night, the National Weather Service said. Scattered thunderstorms over southern California and the southern Sierra Nevada mountains in central California Wednesday have just about dissipated. The upper atmosphere low pressure system causing the thunderstorms moved rapidly eastward during the night to the vicinty of Needles early Thursday morning. - IMationaPsummary Fall brought seasonable temperatures and calm *weatherXicross the nation today. There were no threats of strong storms, but light rain scattered over parts of central California, southern Arizona, southern Florida and northern Maine. High temperatures were forecast to reach the 50s and 60s from eastern Montana across Minnesota, the Great Lakes and New England. Highs were predicted in the 70s from New Jersey across the Ohio Valley, the Tennessee Valley, the central half of the Mississippi Valley, the remainder of the northern half of the Plains, the Rockies and scattered along the Pacific Coast. High temperatures should be in the 90s in southern Florida and southwest Texas and from the Southwestern deserts across western Nevada into southeast Oregon. Highs will generally reach the 80s over the remainder of the nation. Temperatures at 3 a.m. EDT ranged from 34 degrees at Craig, Colo., to 83 degrees at Key West, Fla. Temperatures Temperatures Indicate previous day's high and overnight low to 6 am EDT. HI Lo Prc Otlk Albany.N.Y. 64 56 cdy Albuquerque 82 55 cdy Amarillo 81 54 dr Anchorage 50 40 .35 cdy Ashevllle 69 41 cdy Atlanta 77 55 cdy Atlantic CHy 71 59 dr Austin 83 60 dr Baltimore 73 53 dr Billings 88 55 dr Birmingham " 78 49 dr Bismarck 82 39 dr Boise 94 56 cdy Boston 72 58 ody Brownsville 85 63 cdy Buffalo 68 54 .05 cdy Burilngton.Vt. 66 50 .02 cdy Casper 86 44 dr Charleston.S.C. 80 58 dr Charteston.W.Va. 70 49 dr Chark>tte,N.C. 76 55 dr Cheyenne 81 47 dr Chicago 77 49 dr Clndnnatl 72 49 dr Cleveland 68 52 cdy Columbla,S.C. 80 50 dr Cdumtaus.Ohk) 71 47 dr Concord.N.H. 70 51 .06 cdy Dallas-FI Worth 84 58 clr Dayton 73 50 dr Denver 83 48 dr Dee Moines 79 52 dr Detroit 72 52 dr Duluth 76 36 dr El Paso 82 54 cdy Evansvllle 75 45 dr Fairbanks 64 42 cdy Fargo 77 38 dr Flagstaff 64 43 m Grand Rapids 70 50 dr Great Falls 83 39 dr Greensboro.N.C. 74 48 cdy Hartford 72 53 cdy Helena 86 48 dr Honolulu 88 78 dr Houston 83 55 dr Indianapolis 73 47 dr Jackson,Mlss. 81 50 dr Jacksonville 84 60 cdy Juneau 54 39 rn Kansas City 80 57 cdy Las Vegas 89 65 cdy Little Rock 79 54 cdy Los Angeles 78 66 .06 clr Louisville 74 SO dr Lubbock 82 56 dr Memphis ' 77 54 dr Miami Beach 93 74 2.38 cdy Midland-Odessa 83 54 dr Milwaukee 73 58 dr Mpls-StPaul 78 50 dr Nashville 74 48 dr New Orleans 81 67 dr New York City 70 60 dr Norfolk.Va. 76 56 cdy North Plane 87 39 clr Oklahoma City 80 57 dr Omaha , 81 48 dr Orlando 85 71 .07 cdy Philadelphia 73 57 dr Phoenix 90 72 '.13 Pittsburgh 68 51 Portland,Malne 88' 52 Portland.Ore. 81 55 Providence 72 56 Raleigh 76 51 Rapid City 88 53 Reno 90 49 Richmond 74 51 cdy Sacramento 83 54 clr St Louis 76 55 cdy Salt Lake CHy 85 55 cdy San Antonio 86 56 dr San Diego 75 68 cdy San Francisco 65 57 cfr San Juan.P.R. 94 76 dr StSleMarto 68 33 cdy Seattle 79 55 cdy Shrevaport 83 52 clr Sioux Falls 81 46 dr Spokane 88 53 dr Syracuse 68 52 .02 cdy Tampa-St Ptrsbg 81 72 .14 cdy Topeka 82 51 cfr Tucson 88 66 .04 cdy Tulsa 80 59 cfr Washlngton.D.C. 75 61 dr Wichita 83 57 dr Wikes-Barre 66 53 ody Wilmington.Del. 71 55 dr National Temperature Extremes High Wednesday...99 at BOTH BULLHEAD CITY and PARKER Ariz. Low Thursday morning — 22 at GUNNISON Colo. cdy cdy 3 •9, dr Two 1 do's' and a 'woof By RANDY POSTER Journal Staff Writer WILLITS — the Willits Police Department is stronger by three after the swearing in of new officers Wednesday. Two of the three new officers lifted their right hands and took the oath of office from Mayor Herb Gicse during the City Council meeting. The third officer sat quietly through the ceremony, staring intently at a bug on the ceiling of the council chambers. The officer could only listen as his fellow officers uttered their vows to keep the peace. That officer is Astor, a 2'/a year old German shepherd who is Willits' first K-9 program entry after training at Lackland Air Force Base. Astor is one week away from completing his local training. He will be used for such things as sniffing out contraband and on search and rescue missions. Willits' other new officers are hardly upstaged by their canine counterpart. Officer Richard Vcnturi, 31, is a 12-year veteran whose most recent job was deputy with the Mendocino County Sheriffs Office. Officer Blaine Johnson, also a 12-year veteran, has served with several police departments and has received two decorations for bravery and valor. -MOVING DAY- (Continued from page 1) For city residents, doing business at the Civic Center will be easy. All administrative departments are located in the north wing of the building. Staff in the finance, building and planning and utility departments will be readily available behind a horseshoe-shaped counter. Employees will share one large area, with departments separated by fabric-covered room dividers. The Civic Center includes a separate office for the mayor, and another office to be shared by the other four members of the City Council. Regulars at the City Council meetings, especially reporters, will be delighted at an improvement in the council chambers. For as long as anyone can remember, when the council has gone into closed session, the public has been booted outside, a cruel fate late at night in December. At the new Civic Center, the public can stay in the chambers while the council retreats to a separate room immediately behind where they sit. Irreplacable city records dating back to the incorporation of Ukiah in 1859 will be stored in a vault equipped with climate control and filled with halogen gas to retard the decay of paper. The entire building is equipped with an overhead sprinkler system in case of fire. When the public tours the Civic Center on Saturday they will see a vacant building, except that much of the furniture is already in place. Management employees have been "requested" to come into work Sunday to assist the movers. City offices will be closed next Monday and Tuesday to allow time to organize for regular business, which is scheduled to begin Wednesday at the new location. MARKET Randy Foster Mayor Herb Glese, left, administered the bath of office to Willits' three new officers. From Glese's left were Officer Astor and his handler, Sgt. John Brown, and officers Richard Venturl and Blaine Johnson. Police and Fire Log Alligator loose in Redwood Valley An alligator is missing from its Redwood Valley home. Yes, alligator. Alligator owner Frank Brady, of 2101 Road G in Redwood Valley, reported his pet missing at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. The alligator was housed in a cage and got out or was let out. The alligator was described as three feet long with "a lot of teeth," according to the report. Both Animal Control and Fish and Game officials were notified. "The lady told us it's no problem now, but next year it may be," remarked Sheriff's Department Sgt. Neil Franzcn. "Believe me, we're looking for it," Franzen said. "But how do you find an alligator?" Franzen speculated the reptile may seek refuge in a nearby watering hole or pond, but he hoped it would not be in a neighbor's pool. The alligator's owner could not be reached for comment this morning. Boy draws gun on babysitter An 11 -year old Covelo boy was booked into Juvenile Hall after he allegedly pointed a shotgun at his babysitter Wednesday morning. The 17-year-old babysitter made a citizen's arrest and the child was later booked for drawing a firearm. Homes spared in Brooktrails fire A four-acre fire in Brooktrails came within 100 feel of homes Wednesday evening, but firefighters managed to extinguish the blaze before any damage occurred. The grass fire was reported at 5:16 at the corner of Madrone and Daphne streets in the Brooktrails subdivision west of Willits. According to Jim Wood of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the fire was caused by children playing with fireworks. The fire jumped one road and began running up a hill before it was contained at 6 p.m. Two battalion chiefs from CDF directed six engines, two air tankers, two hand crews and a helicopter which responded to the blaze. The Brook- trails Fire Department also responded with two engines. The firefighters were on the scene until 9 p.m. One of the fire engines called away from the Brooktrails fire found itself another job on the trip home. The crew returning to Covelo on state Hwy. 162 came across another fire at 6:30 p.m. in a remote area two miles east of Dos Rios. The half-acre fire was practically inaccessible on the south side of tlic river, and crews had to cross the riv- er to reach it. The fire grew to two acres before it was contained by two hand crews, four engines and a helicopter. Wood said that fire probably was started by a hunter smoking a cigarette. Fire calls The Ukiah Fire Department responded to the following calls Wednesday. •10:59 a.m., 275 Hospital Dr., helicopter landing. •5:36 p.m., aid to Brooktrails brush fire. •No time given, 290 S. School St., smoke investigation. A small gain NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market eked out a small gain today, struggling to extend its sharp rise of the past two sessions. The Dow Jones average of 30 industrials, which had climbed 92.85 points Tuesday and Wednesday, rose another 2.45 to 2,588.12 by noontime today on Wall Street. Gainers held a narrow edge on losers in the overall tally of New York Stock Exchange-listed issues, with 691 up, 670 down and 454 unchanged. Activity was curtailed by the observance of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year. One apparent drag on the mzuiot was a rise in open-market interest rates. Prices of long-term government bonds, which move in the opposite direction from interest rates, fell as much as $5 for each $1,000 in face value in the early going. Gainers among the blue chips included International Business Machines, up 3'/a at 157 3 /4; American Telephone & Telegraph, up % at 33 7 /i; Digital Equipment, up P/i at 190 3 /«, and DuPont, up '/• at 118. Manufacturers Hanover led the active list, unchanged at 39Vi in trading that included two 1.5 million-share blocks crossed by Nomura Securities. The NYSE's composite index of all its lisicd common rose .22 to 179.75. At the American Stock Exchange, the market value index was up .71 at 354.02. Volume on the Big Board came to 80.56 million shares at noontime, against 120.90 million at the same point Wednesday. . CUSTOM SAVINGS! 45% off Scenics Vertical Blinds Available in both 3V: in. and 2 in. louvers in decorative textures and fabrics. Sale prices include installation. Honeycomb Pleated Shades Sale prices include installation. 50% off Sunset 1 inch Aluminum Mini Blinds Sale prices include installation. Sale ends September 26,1987. 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