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Port Angeles Evening News (Newspaper) - June 13, 1969, Port Angeles, Washington Sandy June 196V of 54th Year Governor gives tax warning Donald holds Ling Cod speared off sunken Diamond Knot cent and Agate Beach iJ w Mr halfs thu HOUSE MOVING FROM and Vern Thomp decided to retire to Port they brought all of their belongings with them including their which had been condemned by bridge construction on Lake An attempt was made to land the house Thursday at the Four Seasons develop T tide failed to rise to Another attempt was being made son ls from the King County vocational school system The News photo coming home SAIGON AP The Command said today two bri gades of the 9th Infantry Division and a regimental land ing team of the 3rd Ma rine Division will be withdrawn from South Vietnam by the end of August and replaced by South Vietnamese The Command said a special task force working out details of the redeployment in Hawaii re ports that the first combat unit to be replaced will be a battal ion of the 9th Infantry Divi It is anticipated that this composed of mately 900 will be airlifted before to the tal United States for inactiva In the Pentagon estimated there will be men involved in the first with Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird announced the with were the initial recom of a special task force now meeting in Hawaii to plan President Nixons man replacement Pentagon officials said the 900man battalion being with drawn is part of two brigades of the 9th Infantry Division The stop sign on Race Street at the Lauridsen Boulevard in will be removed to City Manager Don Herr man From now Race Street will be the through street and traffic on the boulevard will have to observe the stop Falling lumber prices Building big inventories blamed Ferry dock fire termed arson OLYMPIA AP Arson caused the fire which destroyed the waiting room and damaged the pier at the Kings ton ferry terminal the state insurance commissioners office said An investigator said a mable liquid probably was used to start the fire in a waiting room which contained five safes holding terminal A Seattle locksmith opened the badly burned safes and found none had been tampered Ferry service between Ed monds and this North Kitsap County community was Inter for several hours by the which was fought by 80 firemen from four departments and two Coast Guard No arrests have been Extent of study on county systems noted Representatives from the attle engineering firm ins the countys water and er comprehensive plan outlined their procedure to area public officials The firm of son and Runyan have begun the preliminary gathering of facts and were not prepared to port any according to company Vice President old The object of the study is to determine needs in the county for water and sanitation and to project these needs for 20 Murray The complete comprehensive expected in will be a broad approach to Murray said and will not get down to a parcel to parcel or lot to lot The plan will provide general guidelines for development of water and sanitation The was financed with Countys Fark and Recreation budget and will from the ers The study excludes Port out the citys influence on the rest of the county in the area of sewage and water supply would be Murray Seattles metro system of sewers and treatment plants resulted of a comprehensive The object was to economically consolidate treatment Murray Murrays company made a similar proposal in a plan for the area of In this the various agencies had been unable to implement the Many smaller treatment were built and as a suit a number of severe lems Murray We had to do another study to get them out of that Murray will show ics of Murray Were not afraid to stand up for good but we cant dictate The study will not indicate who should do the Murray but Jt will say who can do it most One of the problems in a study of this area is posed by recreation ating use of these faculties makes it difficult to Murray The study was undertaken by the county to make federal ey available for development of water and sanitation The federal government re a comprehensive plan before It will grant funds By CATHY CASTILLO Associated Press Writer A sharp cutback in homo building and unusually large lumber supplies are combining to send lumber and plywood prices to what one industry spokesman says is the lowest since the credit crunch of Last Weyerhaeuser cut its cargo mill prices ef to the East Coast to per board feet of las fir In the price was The distribu tor for another major Boise reported its mill prices Thursday stook at compared with one month Prices have taken a nose said one lumber Indus try Hal Mayhew of ed itor of Crows Forest Products industry publication said Thursday mill rail prices probably would dip to the end of the Officials in the lumber Indus try place most of the blame on the sharp cut In come building that has followed increases in prime interest Last lumber prices rose as new housing starts in A severe winter in the Pacific Northwest kept loggers out of the cutting back production as prices continued to One industry economist says housing starts have been sliding off sines January when the era government began efforts to curb When Weyerhaeuser its price cut there was about 500 million board feet of lumber in East Coast A Weyerhaeuser spokesman said part of this oversupply was caused when the Longshore strike ended early this year and thousands of ships that had been idled by the strike loaded their including at He said another was that some buyers began stock ing up last year when prices were on the apparently preparing for a long period oi rising Tentative contract have been reached with unions throughout the Pacific ending the threat ol a major industry strike later this Experts say production cut backs may be par for smaller if the prices of raw materials and labor continue to rise while prices of finished products Smill mills In the Medford area reported 450 men laid off this week when the Rogue Valley Plywood curtailed opera and White City Plywood closed early for All mills blamed lack of or ders caused by a very poor Most both large and are watching the market and delaying any decision on cutting back general manager at the Regis Paper at said his plant is operating at about but he doesnt know how long that will Weyerhaeuser in Tacoma said It has heard no re ports of mill closures and has made no Gordon presi dent of the Council of Forest Industries of British said the current market is so chaotic that some mills will be forced to curtail Shingle mills are operating at limited capacity now after a Local mills cutting back on production TACOMA AP Dan Evans says If voters decide against proposals for a new state tax it would re quire a 6 per cent sales tax to do the job under the present Addressing the Tacoma Ro tary Club the gover nor had harsh words for Ms critics and said the proposal for a state tax has resulted in more misleading statements than I have seen since being In The governor said those who say the million additional per the new tax structure would raise over present sources would not be enough to ease special levies are comparing apples to Evans said since the legisla ture ended last month it has been but forgotten are its There has been a lot of talk revolving around but for the first lima in a long taxes werent raised by the In based on par of personal taxes have gone Evans said a review of budget estimates for the past five months showed lower rev enue than had been He said he met Thursday with Central Budget Agency DT rector Walter Howe and state Revenue Department Director George to review I dont believe the best was to operate In this situation os to cut back across the board by 5 or 10 per It has to be done as objectively as pos Evans Evans said chances are for a special session this he had ered calling one to put the tax package on the ballot this as well as to pass a supplemental The gov ernor said he would announce a final decision On other matters Evans said he has not re any request from Antonio Wheat and Arthur Alk scheduled to hang July 21 for three Seattle area robbery Evans said he would look at the cases of each of the nine men now on death row on its governor called a Seat tie Justice Court ruling that pinball machines ling devices a minor setback in the efforts to end tolerance Evans said what was needed was a case which could be appealed to the state supreme Court so a clear determination of the law could be Dropping lumber and plywood prices are hitting local Merrill and Ring Western Lumber announced this morning dropping prices have forced an early and prolonged vacation according to Manager Gus Merrill and Rings shutdown will be effective tonight and will last three This dure normally occurs at the end of June and lasts two weeks Haley Its probably a little rougher than we see in the Haley The dropping prices have resulted from a tion of He Its going to set the housing gram way Peninsula Plywood will drop Its Saturday work effective mediately as a result of the price Glenn timber said this One of three peeling shifts will be dropped next Overtime is also being gins We are quite Wiggins He explained this was the most rapid decline in prices the company had Plywood prices have dropped on square basis from in February to Tight money has put the nal cincher on the gins The major problem has resulted from a tion of low prices for finished lumber products and high age This is a real squeeze Wiggins It can only be relieved by a change in the money Three men fined for drunk driving Three men were sentenced for driving while intoxicated in ClaU lam County District Court this Leo James RU Box and SaroV uel Box Port were fined and received pended Jail Drivers license suspensions of 30 were recommended for both Elton 1 Box was fined for driving while intoxicated and received a recommended 30day suspension of his drivers li He was also fined on a charged of intoxicated iii Local man faces murder charge SAN DIEGO AP A young Marine from Port Angeles faces arraignment in San Diego tof day In the stabbing death of Harold McCarter of Chute Murder charges were brought against Private First Class Gary who police say dered Investigatory said McCarter had been dead in his apartment about one day when be was safety meet to write new code A effort on the part of the Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers and its local unions in Washington State to establish safety standards for the states large pulp and paper industry will bare its first fruit Thursday when a advisory joined with state officials to start preparation of a safety Four members of a group named a year ago by the two Washington oils to draft a proposed safety code for the industry were named to the labor committee appointed by the Safety Division of the Department of Labor and They are Gene Local Jerrald Local Everett Don Local Camas and Ed Local according to Roy safety engineer for the Fred was named a committee James Local also was a ber of the original which drafted a proposed safety standard that was seated May 22 to a agement conference in The committee also bad the assistance of safety delegates of the 27 locals in Gorgeous garden brought into view when city moved tall grass along corner Fifth and Arn strong and Margaret pushing bicycles up Eonis Howard bike going up Lincoln Bte Navy ship anchored in hart bor off
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