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Ukiah Daily Journal (Newspaper) - June 17, 1969, Ukiah, California ' volume ax 10c Per Copy June 17, 1969 Eight Pages No. 41 Evans officer refuses to talk Wants full rights before the court should not under the present circumstances waive his any STRANDED - Fireman Mark King gingerly a fire department ladder with a large black white tomcat which had ascended to the roof of the Trinity Baptist Church at S. Dora and Luce sometime last night but was unable to figure a way Enjoying King's efforts from Chief Al Fireman Phil Lanam and Volunteer King was well lacerated during the rescue operation which took place at 11:15 this morning as was Bechtol who attempted to placate the outraged The ungrateful tabby headed home without even a purr of Journal photo by Chamber venture Seminar scheduled on local prospects In order to provide city manager and will consist of tive legislators i.e. regarding tourism and industrial from a 6�'""b I Don the Mendocino Congressional Chamber of Commerce' dolph on the is sponsoring an all-day seminar State on June 28. j The panels will close at 5 p.m. The seminar will be hold cocktail hour is Purdy hall at the Ukiah scheduled from 5:30 to with dinner at 6:45. The evening's The morning session will deal festivities will include Mendocino County's L o mic development and j ment s wth Panels will be moderated installation of California cers and address by main Chamber of Panelists and their topics The registration charge for elude Gordon i the conference has been broken of Industrial Development j into two For those Northern California f Harold i the all-day session which V. Format for I includes lunch and Industrial Hans | the fee will be For Industrial Past and Future of Tourist Dollar in the Redwood ' The afternoon panel be Lyell Ukiah The weather Northwestern Fair inland and overcast along coast Wednesday but with chance of showers or thunderstorms through this evening over northern slightly cooler high today and low 90-53. Temperatures 1969 Date High Low 16 98 57 | Noon Today 66 Rainfall 51.25 1968' Date High Lou 16 104 58 Low Today 54 Last Year 32.95 those wishing to attend only the afternoon session the festivities the fee will be will be from 9 to 9:30 a.m. with coffee and donuts for the Ralph seminar general chairman will make the opening Installation of new chamber officers will be conducted by John Mayfield former supervisor and now deputy director of the State Department of - Courtesy Ukiah Fire Department Weather Observer BURGLARY REPORTED Golie E. reported to the sheriff's office yesterday that someone broke into his of the city limits arid took cash and rings from the Value placed on the lost items was set at Mayor will visit area Sunday Mendocino County Democrats are inviting interested people to attend an informal reception at Sunday in of Mayor Joseph Alioto of San The considered ' a prime candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor next arrive at the airport at 2:30 and a press conference will follow at lodge at 3:30. A cocktail party will be held on the lodge terrace from 4 to 6 p.m. residents are invited to attend and acquaint Mayor Alioto with local thinking and Spearheading the gathering are Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mr. and Mrs. William Fort Mr. and Mrs. Max Mr. and Mrs. Bud Mr. and Mrs. Thorkild and and Mrs. Glenn By PATRICK J. SUBIC Philippines - The officer in charge of the USS Frank E. Evans when it collided with an Australian aircraft carrier refused today to testify before a board of inquiry without constitutional Lt. Ronald C. 24, of Long informed the board of his decision through his legal Lt. Frederick F. Tilton of on the eighth day of hearings into the cause of the crash that killed 74 Tilton said he advised sey not to testify because his requests to see the testimony of previous to recall witnesses and to cross-examine witnesses had been after careful consideration of this declines to make a statement at this of the right to testify before any board or formal board hereinafter convened which has the authority to grant him his full constitutional Tilton Facts Only The board of three U.S. Navy and three Australian Navy called to determine the facts and not guilt adjourned for a closed A spokesman said no more witnesses would be called The board of Saturday said it did not have the authority to j tional rights by making grant requests and I statement to this warned him he was are confident in making of the this decision that our Australian Evans in the j friends as well as all Americans Ramsey was within his rights jwm understand in refusing to The mat this decision is fully board cannot force him j with both reason and plete and thorough knowledge of Neither man was formally all the I have accordingly for the board had no advised Mr. Ramsey that he i punitive Its task was to to give his account of what happened in the minutes before the June 3 tragedy in the South China Explaining his reasoning to the board Tilton honor and signifies nothing more or anything Tilton Surprise Ramsey's decision came as a I surprise because his assistant I on the bridge during the have advised Mr. Lt James A that he has been 28,'of Kansas City of a military offense of nad testified fully three gently hazarding a In i view of the complex nature IT this offense and the total had ty of counsel to effectively ad- hc suspected of vise Mr. Ramsey without a com- his determine Ihe facts on which if would be Ramsey was expected to provide the key testimony in the since according to other witnesses it was he who made the decision to turn the Evans sharply to the right just before the The navigator of the Australian carrier Melbourne testified earlier in the day that the crash might have been avoided had the Evans kept its course without Tilton announced Ramsey's decision after tho board had agreed to review a transcript of his testimony at the end day and add any he wanted That board decision was made in a closed Extend excise tax approve tax credit repeal FIREMEN BRING CIRCUS TO FAIRGROUNDS The Charles Gatti Circus is coming to town tomorrow with two shows to presented at the 12th District The first show will be at 2 the second will be at 8 p.m. Admission to the circus will be for adults and free for with tickets available at local merchants and at the Ukiah fire Proceeds will be used for youth baseball programs sponsored by the By MICHAEL L POSNER WASHINGTON House Ways and Means Committee voted today to repeal the 7 per cent tax credit for business as asked by President and drove toward approval of an extension of the income tax The alsa approved a one year extension of federal excise taxes of 10 per cent on telephone calls 7 per cent on would drop to 5 per cent next automobiles which normally Jan. 1. The panel planned to approve an extension of the surtax later in the The acting Ways Means Chairman Rep. Hale said there was doubt about During a morning the committee voted a repeal of the investment credit effective April 20, 1969, without any exceptions for Small transportation or air and water pollution some congressmen The tax first imposed in 1962 to stimulate the as a billion annual subsidy for business investment by allowing to Landmark 4 SACRAMENTO landmark bills long sought by Gov. Ronald Atty. Gen. Thomas Lynch were on the Governor's desk today his in a. statement issued by his said look forward to signing these extremely important are designed to keep pornography out of the hands of our The legislature is to he Reagan did hot say he will the They will become law sometime in 90 days after the Legislature The Senate voted unanimous final passage to the package It's the first major change in California's Law since 1961. One establishes a separate standard for judging what is obscene youths under 18.' The second a concept so advertising methods can be used to determine if a publication legally is The author was Sen. Robert J. not going to do much about the content of the it will help to prevent and control sales to He said will strike at of unsolicited mailings public display of lewd The legislation defines as as a the predominant appeal v. is to prurient a shameful or interest in nudity or beyond limits of and is utterly out redeeming social The definition is the same for youths except added to the end are the A jury would decide what was obscene for Under the pandering a publication could be judged to be redeeming social therefore indicate the matter is commercially exploited by defendant sake of its prurient Monday's Senate action involved acceptance of the Juvenile as clarified by a joint conference ' The comittee defined a. minor as anyone 17 or The Senate also concurred in Assembly amendments to the pandering Assembly already had completed its passage on the ' j\ Retired Willits man apparently took own life WILLITS - Albert Leroy 60, of a former county public works road department apparently took his own life sometime between Sunday and Monday Cause of death was determined to be a gunshot wound the explosion of his trailer The victim may have first tried to take his life with and then used a which set off the leaking Kaser was reported to be despondent and suffering from a back which is believed to be the reason for the The trailer house is located on Eastside Mr. Mable M. was listed as his next of Funeral arrangements are pending at the Mortuary in write from taxes for every they spend for new Republican congressional leaders said after a two-hour meeting with Nixon this morning that the chief executive would balk at any further compromise to win approval of his tax House GOP leader Gerald T. Ford told newsmen after the strategy that Nixon intended to stand firm on his proposals to continue the exempt about 5 million poor taxpayers h from paying federal income taxes and to end the 7 percent tax credit for President feels there should be no compromise the he Ford temporary or a limited extension would just add fire to the situation now regarding Both Ford and Senate Republican Leader Everett M. predicted Congress would approve the extension before the June 30 would be catastrophic in my opinion if this tax were not economic consequences would be almost The House Ways Committee was scheduled to vote on the tax extension but squabbling over how long it should be extended delayed any positive Another and a possible was slated Unless Congress surtax will expire June 30, two weeks from If it employers would take less money in withholding payments out of their worker's but the tax payers would have to pay it back at the end year if Congress decides on Page 5)- not welcome at pool Ukiah's Swim Center has been getting a heavy play from high school and adults during the daily 1-4:30 and Saturday and Sunay 1 to 6 p.m. public swim But those persons using the pool have been reminded not to - cut down etc. - or tee shirts while And not to bring balls or other toys into the The reason Recreation Director Dave Strong issued the no no tee no toys order is because such items of or small clog the pool filtering The of parents and youngsters to eliminate the threat to the pool facilities will be Strong said Regular suits are lint Greyhound buses are still rolling U.S. tourist victim of mideast duel By United Press International A 25-year-old American j an tourist and an Israeli j civilian were killed today and | four other persons including an American were wounded when they were caught in an artillery and mortar duel between Israeli and forces near the Dead She was the first tourist to be killed in the border The American woman killed was identified as Shirley Anderson of daughter of Gordon a state legislator from Monroe County and an employe of the Eastman Kodak in She had been teaching in the former Belgian Congo for several The wounded American woman was identified as 27-year-old Elaine D. Bonnett of Calif. She spoke to reporters from her bed ip Hadassah Hospital where she operation to ' remove shrapnel from her left ran for she almost had almost made it when I was thrown to the She said and Miss Anderson had spent two years in the teaching at the American They went there under a Christian Services program run by the Mennonite are both Christians and wanted to visit the place where Christ was born before returning she had joked about the possibility of something happening to but never thought it Miss Bennett's address is 411 Virginia Also wounded in the attack was a 39-year-old Arab taxi driver who drove the two from Jerusalem to the Dead women were changing for a swim when a 122 millimeter shell slammed into Beach on the northern shore of the Dead Sea in what is now occupied Shrapnel riddled the cabana in which the two women were changing and set fire to two taxis parked Officials said it was the first time a tourist had been Wild during fighting since the end of the 1967 six-day China Congress warned of SDS infiltration SAN FRANCISCO Federal Mediator Roger dall met for three hours Monday with Greyhound bus line officials dnd striking but reported no progress in settling their weeklong Randall recessed the meeting without scheduling further He planned to meet who also have struck local maintenance The company said service was although the local Machinists Union sent pickets garages in other where buses are being most mechanics at the other went through the lines on of their union op men were fired in Los Angeles for refusing to cross picket The Machinists were vable to Line a subsidiary of tour of the observed the picket V By WILLIAM B. MEAD WASHINGTON -A staff invest told a Senate today that the militant Students for a Democratic Society .is splintered into seven with a group following a pro-Chinese | Communist line holding the upper Philip Manuel testified about Internal problems of SDS on the nation's college campuses after another investigator warned that the organization is pushing a doctrine of violent dissent in high city and at Army Manuel identified the splinter in SDS as the Progressive Labor Hc said four rank next in Least Manuel were the adherents of the pro-Soviet Party and a small west coast group which he said follows His testimony prompted Sen. Abraham to days of SDS are In the House the Administration proposed that colleges be given authority to get a federal court which be enforced by troops if to stop rioting The White House the proposed to a House committee which been unable to get on legislation to deal with campus Perman H. an investigator for Permanent Investigations testified a well known fact that is constant and close that there is a constant country and similar youth groups in countries within Communist The chaired by Sen. John L. also was to hear testimony from a who posed as a radical and infiltrated an SDS chapter in a southern declined to identify him before his appearance but said the officer attended a national In a related members of the Education and Labor Committee tried to piece together a that would force colleges to draw up plans for meeting student A slender coalition of 18 committee backers of the original crumbled Monday with the defection of three Rep. and her backers conceded defeat on the original measure which said was only intended to head off any drastic measures once floor debate They hoped draw a new measure that would eliminate the funds cutoff provisions and drop the requirement that students must file asserting have never been convicted of campus In his prepared Senate testimony Clay said SDS had a national budget of last up from in He said the money chiefly from contributors and pamphlet We said SDS planned infiltrate industry and labor this despite opposition by moderate SDS led by Thomas E. a founder of the are that American workers are too paid and too conservative to succumb td such a Clay said SDS had 317 chapters and 6,000 to 8,000 who pay annual He said the organization a national policy calling for penetration and of the nation's high and junior high Hc said SDS was dedicated to the of racial pensions and urban and was supporting militant groups such as the Black Panther Student Coordinating Committee and Black Student Powell undecided on pay By MATT KENNY The Bahamas Adam Clayton buoyed by the Supreme Court ruling that his fellow House members had no right to exclude said today he has yet decided whether to seek the seniority rights he also lost or back ' Powell told a news conference at his island retreat here that he planned to return to Washington to the situation vrith Democratic party have not yet decided whether I will ask for restoration of the or the pay in Powell Powell was chairman of the powerful House Education and Labor Committee before he was stripped of his seat by fellow Powell sat on a wall ' v in the hot morning sun to explain his plans to newsmen who flew info Bimini especially for his news He said his ultimate decision depend on my conversations with Democratic party He said among the congressmen he expects to talk with are Wilbur Hale Boggs and Carl He said the question of his money back not important at this main thing the Supreme Court we established k is that the of three of government has been It affects not only me but 226 million Pressed as to what he might do if the House leaders refuse to restore his Powell that's become secondary because I think the fact that we It ' fought before the Supreme Court to establish principle of three branches of ' government is more important than Adam Clayton But he can't have a government in United States that believes in law and order the Congress of the United States does not believe in law and wearing a short-sleeved blue oxford dark Bermuda shorts and was flanked v three of his Henry Arthur Kinoy and Herbert Powell arrived at the news ' conference aboard his fishing Hfe sailed the boat from his part of told newsmen he the ruling and
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