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Ukiah Daily Journal (Newspaper) - September 24, 1980, Ukiah, California September 24, 1980 120 th Year No. 135 468-0123 4 4 Journal Mendocino California Weather By United Press International Northwestern Pair through thursday with patchy coastal morning fog Little temperature Fort Bragg 65, 48 and 62, Ukiah 95,50 and 92. 25 Cents Iraqi forces thrust towards Tehran By ALVIN Iraq - Iraqi forces thrust toward Tehran today and claimed the capture of the first town on the highway to the Iranian Iranian warplanes attacked major Iraqi including the vital oil centers of Mosul and An Iranian report said four Americans were captured by Iranian forces that routed Iraqi troops near Earlier reports said four Americans were feared killed by Iranian airplanes that bombed the Iraqi port of As the war escalated on sea and in the Iraq said Iranian forces were abandoning and But Iran said in a Tehran Radio broadcast its forces were taking the giving up defensive posture and replying to aggression with The Iranian air apparent retaliation for an Iraqi strike on Iran's mammoth Abadan oil indicated the two OPEC nations were seeking to cripple each other's all-important oil production In a major Iranian strike on the Persian Gulf port of Basra 47 people were killed Including at least half a dozen perhaps four Americans among The U.S. State Department said only that an unknown number of Americans were Casualty figures from the combat between the two Middle East nations was Iraqis said early Tuesday it killed 21 Iranian soldiers and captured 117 In repulsing the raid on Kirkuk Iraq said it suffered 13 But reports of aircraft losses climbing far above 100 in the three-day Iraq said it shot down 77 Iranian but did not say and Iran said it downed 34 plus four missile boats but also did not say The war's first evacuations began Some 300 Britons were moved to the safety of neighboring Kuwait and a U.S. construction the Co. of was evacuating its 300 American employees at In San President Carter warned the Soviet Union not to intervene in the United States itself is following such a Moscow said imperialism had instigated the The U.N. Security Council appealed for an end to the end of the U.S. Secretary of State Muskie left the United Nations for an urgent policy meeting today at the White House on the Iraq said its planes resumed the air offensive early attacking eight military bases across Iran at Dezful and Tabriz and where four Phantoms were destroyed on the The Iraqis said they lost two planes in the The now in its third day and raging at its greatest forced Iran's Parliament to the debate on the fate of the 52 Temperatures Americans who have been held for 326 Tehran Radio said the Americans had been moved again to any to free But it did not say where they had moved the who were captured at the U.S. Embassy Nov. 4. Iraq said its ground forces supported by artillery and warplanes drove 10 miles into Iran on three aiming a knockout blow at the world's biggest oil refinery at It said six Iranian vessels were destroyed as the war spread to Iran claimed four Iraqi vessels sunk in a battle near the Iraqi oil offshore below the mouth of the disputed in an action which moved fighting close to An Iraqi military communique admitted Iranian attacks on just across the Tigris River from the Biblical city of and major cities and oil centers north of It claimed 10 Iranian planes were shot down in the Kirkuk said its ground forces pushing into Iran captured the town of the first town on the road to Tehran and the major trading center for western Framing the by Evelyn This pleasant country scene spotted in Mendocino would cause many an artist to stop in his tracks at the The trees form a natural frame for the town in the and seem to be restraining their branches from entwining in the middle on purpose to preserve the view of the steeple reaching skyward in the Carter's or draw criticism Sept. 1980 Date Hi Lo 23 97 48 11 a.m. Today 78 Sept. 1979 Date Hi Lo 23 85 54 Low Today 51 24-hour Rainfall 0 Rainfall Last Year By ELIZABETH WHARTON United Press International we have peace or - said President Carter - is the choice facing Americans at the polls in and his words lit a firestorm of criticism that Is still Ronald Reagan reacted bitterly calling Carter's remarks of the day before decency unforgivable His running George echoed his Press secretary Jody Powell said Carter had made an Carter told a television interviewer in eight or 10 different instances in recent years he has called for the use of American military force to address problems between Powell gave reporters this list of Reagan -A suggestion in January that the United States respond to the Afghanistan invasion by a naval blockade of -A 1976 suggestion that the United States send a destroyer during a tuna boat dispute with -A 1976 statement that American troops should be sent to Lebanon when civil war broke out -A 1968 statement during the Pueblo crisis that the United States send North Korea an ultimatum warning if the American ship were not freed within 24 coming after -A 1980 suggestion after the Afghanistan invasion that U.S. advisers should be sent to don't know what he would do if he were in the Oval but if you judge by his past highly rhetorical for the use of American military forces in these it is Carter Reporters caught up with Reagan in later - but asked the wrong One of them ' 'The president says you have a habit of ing for the use of arms in dangerous and asked for a response Reagan denied favoring the use of in various international crises fellows have heard about everything I've said - have you ever heard me say Reagan bet none of you ever have because I've never said He also was asked for the first time to comment on the don't have any more information on it than you can read in the but 1 think it is just tragic and I have no he In light of the intensifying Reagan was would he be willing to change his stand and accede to an intelligence briefing offered by the White he said think 1 have some sound advisers and sources of information and I'd just rather stay in the clear Both men went on to other places and other but the later political events were overshadowed by the as they were in similar flaps over China and the Ku Klux Klan and Carter was back in the White House discussing the increasingly dangerous Middle East situation with his Secretary of State Edmund Muskie was called back from his UN duties late Tuesday for Reagan scheduled campaign stops in Tyler and El and Grand Colo. Independent candidate John who planned a return to Washington after a series of private meetings in New York was in Philadelphia figuratively bringing down a plague on both their He said if he were a voter and not a presidential candidate in this he would not vote for either Carter or Las Casas stalls again time before BOS By EVELYN SIMPSON Journal Staff Writer The controversial Las Casas already delayed for three has been stalled once The 310-unit project came before the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors yesterday for a public hearing on annexation into the City of and after listening to differences of opinion between the developers and two city council the board continued the matter until Nov. 18. Howard representing developers Bobby Kennedy and Jim said he thought all the kinks had been worked out and that the city was In favor of thus allowing the project to But at last week's city council the council voted to iy table the Bashford said just don't understand the city's Bashford told the The whole thing was Just too much for Supervisor Al Barbero who spoke with exasperation in his voice really You city people have blackmailed these people all This has dragged on and Here is an area that should be annexed to the Barbero City Ted and Kate Riley were present and explained to the supervisors that they were not necessarily opposed to but that they wanted to wait until a computer study could be completed to determine what the proposed subdivision would cost the city In terms of services that would have to be concerned with the future costs to the city of providing my but the city Is flat assed city has a cash flow problem In excess of we have to watch out and keep our head above We want to wait for the computer study to see how much it will cost the city to provide theses Feibusch Riley added that she did not want anyone to think the city council opposed but that its Intention was to put off consideration of the matter until more information could be The results of the study should be available in 30 to 45 city Planning Director Mike Harris told the what you said 18 months commented Supervisor Ernest With an developer Bobby Kennedy controlled his anger and told the supervisors that if the city was opposed to then he would Just as soon forget about it. this really boils down to cities are people to live that's not what they're If they're only to bring in leave us in the county and let the city annex only profitable Industries and forget about Kennedy been stymied three costs will be passed on to the people who buy our we've gotten is black he When asked after the meeting whether the city council was really opposed to Feibusch was mainly the city manager who wanted to to build a bigger city council wants to find out in every detail what the cost to the city will be if annexation takes can't see obligating the taxpayers of Ukiah to subsidizing that Feibusch Bashford said later he had seen figures showing the city would lose around per year providing and street maintenance services to the Bashford also indicated that the previous city before Feibusch and Riley were was in favor of the subdivision and had issued a use permit the project to developers feel that such a development should be in the county doesn't really have adequate facilities to provide the necessary Bashford If the city does not annex the then it cannot begin within the county's jurisdiction until the freeze on subdivisions is lifted following approval of the county's new General Bashford Just when that will occur is anyone's unfortunate that some people think the city has to be run for a Bashford His sentiments were echoed by Banker who was not happy with the council's is only one reason and only one excuse for government to exist and that Is to serve the people end if you can't do that you might as well get out of Quaker ' war boosts self-esteem KUWAIT - Arabs today saw Iraqi victories in the war with Iran as a vindication of the Arab have found said one Arab businessman in Kuwait is pride in saying to the world that we are Twice in recent years the Arabs have been crushed militarily by Israel with a pronounced impact on Arab But the border war gave the Arabic press and people signs of the renewed might of the Arab can said an editorial in today's Arab Times possessive initiative and the successes it is receiving Is a triumph for the Arab soldier in the Gulf and Arabian where Arab military power is world will realize that the Arabs are important people when the military balance between them an their opponents is Although the Iranians live adjacent to the they are not Arabs and do not speak Arabic but The Iranians are descendants of the Indo-European peoples who migrated to Europe thousands of years By Jim Garner A memorial service for a kind and gentle man was held this afternoon at Eversole A lanky former died Sunday at age 65 at his home of many years in Potter His absence will be felt throughout this this county and the Bob a soft spoken Southerner who enjoyed life to its finally lost a battle he had waged so courageously for the past several Bob came to this area 31 years ago after spending most of his young adult life in his native A Navy veteran of World War Magruder quickly became part of the Ukiah and Potter Valley communities by volunteering for numerous civic including the Abell Lodge 146, the Porno Farm Community Concert Association and Community Service And when it came to raising cattle and growing Bob Magruder had no It was to Magruder that the young growers went when they had a problem or needed Bob used to drop by the Daily Journal after yours truly got here In 1978. Or we would drop by a favorite ] watering hole or two where he would quietly nursing a bourbon and branch and attempt to explain to this transplanted Arizonan how grapes and lumber have made valley what it is. Bob would suggestions on how we might want to cover this and that a bit more in detail just to make good little newspaper a bit more readable for the His stories of growing up in the South will remain with me as some | of the most enjoyable listening I. have ever But while bis roots were in Bob always in this He this Thousands of lives were touched by directly or Those footprints he left will ' awfully to Robert Jr. and Helen Brest husband and wW never a
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