Bakersfield Californian (Newspaper) - July 24, 1976, Bakersfield, California national A swarm of tunneling underneath an interstate threatens to collapse the Page 7. The grandmother of Olympic swimming star Kornelia Ender receives a gift - her expenses will be paid to Montreal to see her granddaughter for the first time since she was a Page 18. Rep. Allen was found guilty of soliciting sex acts for Page 2. A survey by two psychologists gives insight on how to be Page 2. local Managing Editor Eddie Griffith comments on reporters outnumbering athletes at the Olympics - with another look at Avery Page 9. 93 new employes added to the staff at Kern Medical Center by a 3-2 vote of Board of Page 9. The outreach of the state snares the county again - another mandate hits the Board of Page 9. Good morning Inside today Business and Finance 243Metropolitan Section 9. 2 41Oil...............243 112. 193 233Thpntpr71 253Vital 182 state Mrs. Pat who suffered a partially paralyzing stroke July 7. was released from the hospital Page 3. Patricia Hearst will come to Court Monday to get a new date for her trial on charges of robbery and assault Page 18. sports Angels fire manager Dick name coach Norm Sherry new Page 19. Poor track tactics ruin John Walker's Olympic Page 19. David Couch defeats Jeff Cowan in three sets for Kern County open tennis Page 19. Jack shoots second straight 67 to lead Canadian Page 20. business California plans a full audit of a Texas millionaire's firm which handles state Page 24. A former controller in Arnholt Smith's business empire testifies he was afraid of Smith because of his ties to Page 25. Coffee speculators are taking a financial drubbing as prices tumble on the London Page 25. Saturday Morning Edition Vol. 90 No. 206 3 SECTIONS JULY 24, 1976 26 PAGES 150 Bus kidnap suspect gives up Ransom note 3 missing vans found A worker loads tomatos into truck destined for Washington D.C. today in move by Kern growers to show financial impact cannery workers strike is having on Growers estimate crop losses of up million and lost wages of 5100,000 a day since strike began The venture is sponsored by Kern Commodity Marketing a group of Kern tomato Governor sees quick settlement SACRAMENTO - After talking with top cannery Gov. Edmund Brown Jr. said yesterday that there's a chance of quick settlement of a cannery Talks continued in Washington in an effort to end the walkout by 30,000 workers has shut down 76 canneries and threatens to destroy much of a bumper crop of pears and a good chance they can make it in Washington if we can just keep them Brown told reporters after his two-hour session with seven cannery The governor said he called the cannery men in to express his concern over the prospect of rotting He called the talk and said will add to the pressure to get a settlement in Brown said he had interrupted his session with the cannery executives to talk on the phone with officials of the striking Teamsters Among those meeting with Brown was James vice president of Del and officials from Carnation Tri-Valley fornia Canners and Hunt Wesson H.J. Heinz and NCC Food In some progress was reported in the James F. national director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation said attitude of the parties is President Ford ordered a team of experts to California to determine what crop losses might result il the strike They were to report back early next White House Press Secretary Ron A LITTLE LEARY A A GUY STAMPS FOR WHAT YOU FAUL FOR Nessen said the report will help the president determine if federal action is That could include declaring it a and invoking the Act to send strikers back to work for a Most observers said that was unlikely and In union official David Padilla protested that canneries were calling back workers so they will lose unemployment benefits to cross picket whole idea is to penalize those people and blame the union for Padilla calling it a A spokesman for H.J. Heinz in Tracy said workers had been called back but refused to cross picket The state Employment Development Department said off workers who are called back but refuse to cross picket lines lose jobless pay because they have the labor dispute as their The California Farm Bureau says a see Strike - page 2 Calif. - The youngest of three men named as suspects in the kidnaping of 26 Chowchilla school children and their bus driver surrendered to authorities in Oakland Madera County Sheriff Ed Bates Richard Allen son of a prominent San Francisco area turned himself in to the Alameda County district attorney and was being Bates 22. was accompanied by his Charles acting district attorney in Madera where the kidnap occurred last said he believes is a substantial against Schoenfeld and two others being Schoenfeld was one of three men named in an bulletin issued The others were his James L. 24. and Fred N. Woods 24. son of the owner of the Alameda County rock quarry where the children and driver were imprisoned for 18 The bulletin said they were and and should be arrested on probable In District Attorney Lowell Jensen said Richard Schoenfeld will be booked there and transferred to where formal charges will be Bates said the transfer will be made speedily as - by Tuesday at the Jensen said the charges would include 27 counts of kidnaping and 16 of armed involving trinkets and clothing taken from the The school children and their driver were abducted near Chowchilla in Madera Clothing and items were taken from them when they were forced to descend into their underground prison at the quarry near about 100 miles north of Hoffman refused to say whether Procurement officer fired in CCi probe The procurement officer at the California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi has been fired and two of his assistants an assistant director of the state Department of Corrections told the Philip D. Guthrie identified the procurement officer as James T. Star Bear who has been employed at CCI since May 1969. He was paid up to per Guthrie said firing is effective July 31, but he already is no longer at the The state official said information revealed about Holmstrom has been given District Attorney Al Leddy for possible criminal Guthrie declined to identify the two CCI employes who were No suspensions or loss of pay were involved in the he The investigation at the prison stemmed from an inmate's letters to Attorney General Evelle said perhaps at Up to eight investigators were involved in the which see Fired - page 2 RICHARD SCHOENFELD believe Richard Schoenfeld was a participant in- the abduction or a But he said he believes the children were kidnaped for for money or other valuable He said Schoenfeld was being booked under Penal Code Section 209. which covers kidnap for the purpose of robbery or just thought it would be better for everybody if I surrendered him said young Edward were saying he was armed and and I didn't want anything to Schoenfeld appeared at the jail dressed in a blue T-shirt and khaki Sheriff Tom Houchins said he informed Schoenfeld of his he said he understood then refused to say anything The surrender came as authorities continued to hunt for clues linking the three to the A rough draft of a ransom note demanding million from the government was found by authorities gating the published reports said Two newspapers quoted law enforcement sources as saying the note was found at the estate of Frederick N. Woods The ransom published in The Oakland Tribune and The Fresno said sources believed the younger Woods was the author of the It was found in the house where he lived on his father's 100-acre Portola Valley The Bee said the note mapped plans to demand million from the state or from some government The children and their driver were kidnaped July 15 from a school bus taking them home from summer school They before any ransom demand was by clawing their way out of a moving van buried in the Another piece fit into the puzzle yesterday with the discovery of three smaller vans in a warehouse rented by Woods last Authorities said the license numbers of the vans matched those told to authorities by bus driver Ed who flew to San Jose from his Chowchilla home to look at the Investigators refused to say whether Ray had identified them as the vans used to transport the children 100 miles from their school bus to the vehicles previously listed by this agency as wanted in connection with the kidnap were recovered and are currently in the possession of this department and are being processed for physical said Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy Jack He refused to Authorities are prohibited by a 10-day gag order from commenting on material seized in the and there was no official confirmation of the ransom Senate cuts through tax WASHINGTON - The Senate yesterday approved amendments that virtually do away with tax breaks for sick pay and occasional business use of homes but approved another making it easier for a person to take a deduction for alimony At the same the Senate extended a 81.7-billion tax cut for small Earlier in the the Senate Finance Committee stripped from the major tax 11 of 73 amendments that had been criticized as Another Five of the amendments were scaled The committee's action on the 16 proposals would save the Treasury roughly million a Here is what the Senate approved as work on the tax -An end to the current under which a portion of an earnings while he is ill are exempted from This would be replaced by a exclusion for taxpayers under age 65 who are retired as permanently and totally The savings to the Treasury would be million a virtual elimination of any tax break for persons who occasionally use their homes in their The benefit would be available only under strict conditions and if the employer provides no office for the Another provision would generally allow a person a deduction for upkeep of a rental vacation home only if the owner lives in the home less than 10 per cent of the The two provisions together would save the Treasury million a a cost to the Treasury of million a year by 1981, allowing taxpayers to deduct alimony costs whether or not they itemize The deduction currently is available only to the 30 per cent of taxpayers who -A liberalization of tax benefits for persons whose work requires them to move to another This would cost the Treasury million a In the Senate made permanent the tax cuts for small businesses that were enacted last These reductions cut the tax rate on the first of income to 20 per and on the next to 22 per cent. Income over is taxed at 48 per cent. This will cost billion in 1977 and billion a year by 1981.