Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on August 2, 1987 · Page 5
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•THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL- SUNDAY, AUGUST 2,1917- 5 U.S. calls Soviet arms proposal unacceptable ,\ By BARRY 9CHWEID f AP Dfptomitte Writtr V: WASHINGTON (AP) — Kenneth L. ^ Adelflian, the U.S. arms control director, '<.. dismisses as unacceptable the latest Soviet proposal for sharp reductions in £» American and Soviet long-range nuclear " weapons. Adelman based his objections on two points: The Soviets did not accept sub- limits on their heavy land-based missiles. They have made reductions in strategic weapons dependent on curbs in the U.S. "Star Wars program. The Soviet draft treaty was presented Friday to U.S. negotiators in Geneva. The State Department, through spokesman Charles E. Redman, welcomed the response to the U.S. proposal submitted at the bargaining table last May. , But, Redman said, the Soviet draft "incorporates the same unacceptable linkage that would hold hostage strategic offensive arms reductions to measures that would, in effect, kill the SDI program." He referred to the U.S. program to develop weapons that could destroy missiles as they hurtled through space en route to U.S. targets. It is known formally as the Strategic Defense Initiative and popularly as Star Wars. Adelman, taking a tougher line than the U.S. spokesman, said the Soviets were "stonewalling on the issue" of an antimissile defense. "Unless the Soviets change their position, it's dead in the water, he said of a treaty to reduce U.S. and Soviet long- range nuclear weapons. Adelman called the Soviet draft "a filling out of an unacceptable approach in many ways." He said the Soviets' position was "unacceptable because they are not concentrating on the worst problem — fixed land-based missiles." The United States aims to reduce sharply the 308 heavy Soviet SS-18 missiles that can reach U.S. targets. The apparent stalemate contrasts sharply with progress on a treaty to ban intermediate-range missiles. It leaves in limbo the understanding President Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorba- chev reached last October for an overall reduction of 50 percent in long-range bombers, missiles and submarines. Adelman submitted his resignation to Reagan on Thursday but plans to stay in the job at least until mid-October. However, he said, "We do not minimize the extent of those differences or the difficulty of the task." At least 27 die when tornado hits Edmonton EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — A tornado that ripped through the Edmonton area tossed houses, cars and cattle like toys and injured people so severely they "hardly had any faces left," survivors said. At least 27 people died. One twister and possibly more • hit Canada's northernmost large city and the nearby County of Strathcona on Friday afternoon, flattening a trailer park and a small industrial park. A state of emergency was declared in the city and county as rescuers searched collapsed '.' nouses, warehouses and overturned , cars for survivors today. Police used dog teams to comb the wreck. age for signs of life. Bruce Wilson, the city's ' Veto closes training centers VENTURA (AP) — The TRI- TEC regional training center, one of 17 teacher-training centers in the state forced to shut down after a gubernatorial veto of funding, closed Friday amid expressions of anger and regret. The TRI-TEC center served teachers in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo County. Tommi Kuntz, a science-math teacher at the Santa Maria Elementary School District's El Camino Junior High School, was one teacher who took advantage of TRI- TEC's science academy program. The closure saddened her. "I was really distressed," she said. '1 thought that it gave so many of us so much." Other centers in Eureka, Hanford and Hayward also closed their doors Friday, and the last 13 are to close during August. emergency planning officer, said after a morning briefing today that 27 people were killed and another 200 were injured. Officials originally said the death toll was 31, but Wilson said authorities had counted some bodies twice. The victims in Edmonton included 13 at the Evergreen trailer park, where 200 homes were demolished, Wilson said. At least 100 people were taken to Edmonton hospitals, and officials said there were many more injured who might not have sought or required hospitalization. Police Chief Leroy Chahley said extra patrols were sent to.devas- tated areas after repotted looting. A local supermarket was turned into a makeshift hospital to treat the Injured. "I've never, never seen anything like this," said Edmonton Mayor Laurence Decore. "The park is just flat. There's nothing there," said Karen Laursen, a resident of the trailer park, where 70 people were injured. She sobbed as she described what greeted her when she rushed home. "My house was sitting up against a neighbor's house in SO million pieces. There were a few dead people lying in the street." Cars carrying weekend rush- hour commuters were picked up and smashed to the ground on Sherwood Park Freeway, witnesses said. "There were houses flying across the freeway," said one survivor, Dale Campbell. He said he helped injured people who "hardly had any faces left." Edmonton resident Tom Harding told Canadian radio station CISN the tornado was "just a massive roar, a deafening roar." "The debris from around the funnel itself was half a mile in each direction," he said. "There's cars crushed like pop cans, there's buildings totally destroyed, people trapped in the buildings, its worse than a war." Television film showed attack funnel form as a thunderstorm approached the city of 530,000 at 3 p.m. (5 p.m. EDT). "It seemed to bounce down and touch the ground and come up again," said Canadian Broadcasting Corp. weather reporter Lee McKenzie who watched the disas- ter from a city rooftop. Tornadoes also struck to the south and around the east and northern edges of the city, missing the downtown area and West Edmonton Mall, one of the world's largest shopping centers, "It seemed like the end of the world," said Ted Gartner, who was working in a mechanic's shop when the vortex struck. The final death toll was not yet known, and there had been some confusion over casualties because of double-counting in the wake of the devastation. The city's emergency planning officer Bruce Wilson said 27 people were confirmed dead and 200 hurt, but police spokesman Joy-Lynn Dorash put the fatality count at 35. Witnesses said the pillar of whirling black air was two blocks wide as it smashed its way northeast across the city and parts of adjacent Strathcona County. JERREL L, EMERY, M.D. wishes to announce that he is now engaged in the practice of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility at 232A Hospital Drive Ukiah, Ca 95482 707-468-9413 Bob Christensen DOS Welcomes New Patients • TMJ CONSULTATION, TREATMENT t SURGERY • ORAL SURGERY •PtRIODONTAt SURGERY •ENDODONTICS AND ALL YOUR DENTISTRY NEEDS 48 MADRONE ST • WILLITS 459-2555 or 459-2666 PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT Asphalt Pavement Protection Means Prevention and Cure Did you know that w«ath«r is tho greatest •nemy off asphalt pavement? • When left unprotected, sunlight alone can reduce the asphalt's thickness by 50% In only five years. 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