Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on September 28, 1987 · Page 12
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12-MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28,1987 OBITUARIES Jo Ann Turney THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL— Ukiah murder conviction overturned At the request of the decedent, no services will be held for Jo Ann Turney, who died Sept. 26,1987, at a Ukiah hospital. Bom Aug. 15,1938 in Redwood Valley, she spent her life in the area. She is survived by her husband Ross, children Debbie Collom of Redwood Valley and John Bosanco, Cris Turney and Michelle Turney all of Ukiah, and grandchildren Dustin and Cara Collom of Red- WEATHER Extended forecast Wednesday through Friday — Coastal fog and low clouds with afternoon clearing. Warm and sunny days with clear nights inland. Coastal highs 60s and lower 70s. Lows upper 40s and SOs. Coastal valley highs mid 70s to mid 80s. Lows upper 40s and SOs. Interior valley highs mid SOs to mid 90s. Lows SOs and lower 60s. Mountain highs 70s to lower SOs. Lows upper 20s to lower 40s. State summary The fog that covered portions of the Central and Northern California coast was expected to continue moving northward, to reach the vicinity of Cape Mendocino tonight, the National Weather Service said. The fog is expected to bring somewhat cooler temperatures to north coastal sections. Fair skies will continue over the remainder of the state, marred only by low clouds and fog along the coast tonight and Tuesday morning. Little change in daytime temperatures is anticipated. The morning fog's greatest density was between Bodega Bay and Monterey Bay. Visibility was zero near Half Moon Bay, and a travelers advisory was issued. Fog and low clouds also developed during the night along the wood Valley. Also surviving are brothers and sisters Frank Brown of Utah, Ray Brown of Ashland, Ore., Jim Brown of Napa and Patty Brown of Sacramento. Memorial contributions to multiple sclerosis are preferred by the family. Funeral arangements are under the direction of Eversole Mortuary. southern California coast but it was not very widespread or dense. Skies elsewhere across the state were clear. Early morning temperatures at low elevations ranged from the 40s along the north coast to near 70 over the Southern California deserts. National Summary Thunderstorms drenched parts of Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas early today, while temperatures dipped to freezing in the northern and central Rockies and northern New England. A flash-flood warning was posted in Grant and Kay counties in north-central Oklahoma, and some lanes of Interstate 35 just south of the Kansas border were closed because of high water. Parts of Oklahoma got up to 5 inches of rain in a few hours Sunday, and storms continued in the region early today. Heavy rain also fell in extreme southern Texas, where 2 feet of water was reported on the highway near Edinburg. Thunderstorms were slowly moving, and more flooding was possible, the National Weather Service said. Temperatures were mild in most of the East, but dipped into the 30s across much of northern New England by early today. The temperature at 3 a.m. EOT was 32 degrees at Bangor and Houlton, Maine. By PETER PAGE Journal Stiff Writer The second degree murder conviction of a Ukiah man has been overturned by the state Court of Appeals. Lorenzo Anzilotti was convicted November 1985 of murdering wife of 30 violent a in Joselia Anzilotti, his years, following argument. The Appeals Court, in a ruling released this morning by Duncan James, Anzilotti's attorney, said the jury in the case reached the verdict on the basis of erroneous instructions. "What it really comes down to was the jury was not properly instructed on the law," James said. The verdict was reached on the basis of an instruction that "if the killing occurred as a direct causal result of the commission of a felony inherently dangerous to human life" then the finding of second degree murder was justified. Although then-District Attorney Vivian Rackauckas had originally charged Anzilotti with first degree murder, with the special circumstance that the killing was done in the commission of a burglary and rape. That charge was later amended to drop the burglary and rape allegations due to a lack of evidence. The jury found Anzilotti not guilty of first degree murder. They were then instructed that if they deter' mined the killing was done in the commission of rape or burglary, Anzilotti was guilty of second degree murder. The Appeals Court ruled that if the killing was done as part of the felonies of rape or burglary, then Anzilotti had to be either guilty of first degree murder or innocent. The case was ordered returned to Mendocino County. The court noted that in similar cases) where domestic argument turns violent and results in homg cide, "not infrequently a verdict; such cases is voluntarj manslaughter." Anzilotti was sentenced to 1! years to life in prison for the killing of his wife. He has been jailed conti| nuously since his arrest in Fcbruar 1984. District Attorney Susan Massir said she will make a decision o| whether to file new charges afte she has had a chance to review th trial record and the appeals cour ruling. James said Anzilotti will probat ly be returned to Mendocino Cour ty in the next four to'six wecksl Grant considered vital to carpet jobs City Council expected to approve bid Tues. By PETER PAGE Journal Staff Writer Federal funding to extend an industrial sewer line to the Carousel Industrial Park is considered vital to preserving 110 jobs. The Ukiah City Council, at a special meeting Tuesday, is expected to approve an application to the federal Economic Development Commission for a $715,000 grant to extend a sewer line 1.1 miles along Soviets reportedly make proposal October Average Temperatures LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Soviet Union is proposing that any agreement with the United States on long-range nuclear weapons would automatically lapse if either side deploys space-based defense systems, a newspaper reported today. The proposal's wording is imprecise, but the plan apparently means the Soviets are trying to prevent deployment of President Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative rather than trying to halt further development of it, the Los Angeles Times reported. The Times, citing unidentified sources at the nuclear arms talks in Geneva, Switzerland, said the United States will probably try to get a clarification of the proposal during the Oct. 22 Moscow meeting between Secretary of State George P. Shultz and Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard A. Shevardnadze. The Soviet offer was made two weeks ago during a meeting between Shultz and Shevardnadze in Washington, D.C., the paper said. It stipulates that a 50 percent cut in strategic nuclear weapons would be conditional on a 10-year extension of the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty. The new limits would lapse at the end of the period in the event of any exceptional developments in the field of anti-ballistic missile defense, the Times said. the Northwestern Pacific Railroad right-of-way from the Louisiana Pacific mill to the industrial park. The extension, extimated to cost up to $1.3 million, would connect 40 existing businesses to the sewer system, but would also allow sewer' service considered essential for future industrial development north of the current city limits. The immediate benificiary, i according to grant documents, would be Carousel Carpets Mills. The mill needs the sewer connection to develop a yarn dyeing capability it feels is essential to remain competitive. The mill employs 110 people, with another 46 jobs expected to open up if the yarn dyeing project is completed. Without the yarn dyeing capability, the mill may have to relocate, according to documents prepared in support of the grant application. Nearly all the cost of the sewer extension is to be borne by federal and state grants, with the city an Ukiah Valley Sewer District payir $10,000 combined, and CarouS Carpets paying $90,000. Carousel Carpets will be requir to sign an agreement not to resis any future annexation effort by tT city, according to a memorandu submitted to the City Council. Action on the grant applicalic will be taken at a council mcetii scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday i the public meeting room of Grace Hudson Museum. The cour cil chambers at the new Civic Cc ter will not be ready until somctim^ in October. Other items on the agcndj include: •a study session on dcvclopmcr standards for four properties in tK area north of Orr Creek and cast i State Street. •a "merit compensation" bonui of up to $5,000 for Cily Manager Dj Kent Payne. •a report on annexation discul sions between the city and the F "" view Water District. Police Log Riverside man pushing ban on all lawn darts US. City, STAJE iE'i PhUid.lphla, PA. (26 ft.) Mart, FLA (25 fl) Lot Ang«lw, CALIF. (312 ft) Portland. ORE. (154 ft.) NewOriain*,IA(8fl) Charleston, W.V. (615 ft) LM Vtflat, NEV. (2,006 (t) DttMolnw, K>WA(800ft) Denver,COLO, (5,280 ft,) JunMU,ALA(10ft) Ma» Mm Rair 66* SO" 2.V 83° 72° 9.2" 76° 54° 0.6" 62° 47° 3.3" 79° 64° 3.5" 72° 45° 2.9" 84° 47° O.T 64° 43° 2.5" 67° 37° 0.9" 47° 37° 7T City, COUNTRY (Elev, Ma* Mm Ram SOURCES: National Oowutlc I Atmospheric Administration, World Wcatrwr Quid*. SutltiladM»tnaoMh«U.S. © 1937 Acapulco, MEXICO (10 ft) 90° 75° 6.3" HONG KONG (109 ft.) 81° 73° 4.5" London, ENGLAND (16 ft) 58° 46° 2.2" Vancouver, CAN. (45 ft) 57° 44° 5.8" Athens, GREECE (352 ft.) 75° 60° 2.0" RtoDe Janeiro, BRA. (201 ft.) 77° 66° 3.1" Sydney, ADS. (138 ft.) 71° 56° 2.8" Frankfurt, W.GER. (338 ft) 58° 44° 2.1" San Jose, C. RICA (3,760 ft.) 77° 60° 11.8" Copenhagen, DEN. (33 ft) 54° 44° 2.3" NORTH AMERICA SYNDICATE, INC. RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — David Snow's crusade to ban lawn darts has forced a showdown on the issue, less than six months after his 7-year-old daughter was killed by a toy dan. "I promised her that the toy that took her life would never take another," Snow said as a federal agency prepared to consider a product ban. "She knows that Dad always kept his promises." On Thursday, the three-member federal Consumer Product Safety Commission will meet in Washington, D.C. to decide if a ban is MURAL appropriate. The move follows months of letter-writing, congressional testimony and meetings with lawmakers by Snow, a 39-year-old aerospace production supervisor who had never even written a letter to his congressman before the campaign. Testifying recently before a House of Representatives subcommittee, he condemned the safety commission for failing to enforce regulations intended to keep lawn darts out of childrens' hands. A few days later, the commission began an investigation. MARKET Strong gains NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market ran up a strong gain today, inspired by hopes for a stable dollar in foreign exchange. The Dow Jones average of 30 industrials climbed 34.92 to 2,605.09 by noontime on Wall Street. Gainers outnumbered losers by about 5 to 2 in the overall tally of New York Stock Exchange-listed issues. A.C. Moore, analyst at Argus Research Corp., said investors were heartened by weekend news from a meeting of the Group of Seven industrialized countries in Washington. The group reaffirmed its commitment to an agreement made last February lo try to keep the dollar stable, apparently near its present levels. Salomon Inc. rose 2'/4 to34 3 /« in active trading. The firm bought out Minerals & Resources Corp. as its largest shareowner, and announced plans to receive a new infusion of capital from Berkshire Hathaway Inc., whose chairman, Warren Buffett, is widely known as a shrewd investor. Gainers among the blue chips included International Business Machines, up 3 /« at 156% ; General Electric, up 1/4 at 62'/a; Ford Motor, up /i at 97 5 /i , and Exxon, up I'/, at 49K . The NYSE's composite index of all its listed common stocks rose 1.87 to 181.01. At the American Stock Exchange, the market value index was up 2.04 at 356.54. Volume on the Big Board came to 93.74 million shares at noontime, up from 64.65 million at the same point Friday. (continued from page 1) said. Hamilton believes it would be too difficult for current students to replicate the original work, and too costly to hire a professional. Instead, Hamilton believes that each 12-by-20 foot panel should be painted anew by the senior class on a rotating basis. Principal Phil Gary agrees. "Each senior class would be given a panel to be responsible for," he explained. "Every four or five years, there would be a new (mural.) Gary added that this method make it difficult to guarantee the continuity and quality of the artwork on the wall. Hamilton, however, believes that the project could be a success. "I feel it should be something consistent," he said. "But each senior class is unique and (the mural) should be represented in that way." Hamilton said senior art students could submit designs that would be selected by the art department. He predicted it would probably take six months to paint one panel. "If we had something changing, it would be invigorating for students and staff," Hamilton said. "In every class, there are two to four students that feel strongly about art and the school." Funds for the painttoould have to come either from the school or a community fund-raiser. Cost of the paint is expected to be about $125 for one panel. Paint for the original murals was donated to the school by a paint company. Cycle crash injures one Highway Patrol investigatocs arc blaming excessive speed For a motorcycle crash that injured a Ukiah man late Sunday night. Bryan R. Rudow, 33, was riding a motorcycle southbound at excessive speed on Mountain House Road, near Hopland, when he lost control south of MacMillan Drive, according to CHP reports. The motorcycle ran off the road and overturned. Rudow was taken to Ukiah Adventist Hospital were he >vas reported in good condition this morning. Sheepskin Boonville theft A burglar forced entry at home on Deermeadow Road, Boonville, Sunday morning, and took two sheepskins. The skins were valued at $192, according to the sheriffs department. Arsonist torches sheriff car An arsonist set fire to a sheriffs [ rol car and a nearby pickup true early this morning. The two vehicles were foil burning at about 3 a.m. today the intersection of Bush and Empir streets. no question it wa Fire Captain Bruc "We have arson," said Evans said. Traces of a flammable liqui| were found near the patrol ca which suffered extensive extcric damage. The pickup truck, belonj ing to Bob Nix, was gutted, Eva- said. He "surmised" that the same per son set fire to Nix's pickup truck which was parked on the slrccj believing it belonged to the deput who brought the patrol vchicl home. "We have several leads following," Evans said. we The Ukiah Daily Journal Congratulates its Spelling Bee Dinner - Justin McMwen Real Estate Today Pricing Your Home Even in a hot market, driven by low interest rates, it is crucial that the right price tag be placed on a home before the 'For Sale" sign is installed on its front lawn. Price the home too low and you just price yourself out of potential profits and you may wonder why so many happy buyers are standing in line outside your door with offers. Price the home too high and you send ouf a psychological signal, suggesting to buyers that you're after unaware of what's happening in the market or you're not all that serious about selling. Imagine, for example, hearing that Cindy Lindgren for $20,000, Would you make an offer? Pricing your home right is just as important as pricing any commodity right as you put it on the market. You want the highest possible price, but you also want to attract buyers. How do you arrive at such a price? You study recent sales of comparable homes — not just the prices they pulled in, but also the circumstances of the sales, whether or not seller financing was involved, etc. The right price - a profitable marketing art — and we're here to help you with it: call Cindy or ShereU at 4620555 or drop in at 400 E. Gobbi Street, Ukiah. This Health Tip is one of a series sponsored by Ukiah Adventist Hospital, which invites you and your family to join in the Family ealth Fair celebration at Adventist Hospital October llth from 10am to 4pm. -41 Mendocino County's Champion Speller is shown here with his mother after receiving his new set of Encyclopaedia Britannicas given as First Prize. BRITANNICA; TWO CENTURIES OF DEVOTION TO EXCELLENCE When three Scotsmen published the three* volume First Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica in Edinburgh, Scotland, 1769* 1771, it is unlikely that any of them could conceive of the durability of what they had created. From this humble beginning has grown'* one of the most prestigious encyclopaedias in the world, and one that has never been out of print. It is the oldest reference work in the English language.

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