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   Corona Norco Independent (Newspaper) - January 2, 1973, Corona, California                                 H  All-t¡ifie construction  Ö5th Year, No. 144  Tuesday, January 2,1973  Phope 737-1234  12 Pages—10 Cents  Eastvale sma^hup  hurts 3,  Three persons were injured in a two-car crash in Eastvaje yesterday, California Highway Patroí- (rfficers said today.  Alfred Arvizu, Jr., 920 Aquamarine, was southbound on Archibald Avenue at 1:25 p.m., they said, a«d ran into the rear of another car that was slowing to turn into a driveway.  Two of Aryi^u's passengers aijd^-vizu required treatment, with Ruben Marquecho, 1976 Via Trinidad, Corona, and Arvizu beiné taken to Riverside General Hospital and the otlver ' passenger, Joseph Quijano, 1164 E. St., Corona, being treated at Corona Community Hospital.  The driver of the other car, FYank Gonzales, Jr., of Ontario, was nót in-jured; officers said.  Knifing here injures two, ¡ails father  A family dispute has sent a husband to City Jail and two members of the Corona family to thehospiial with knife wounds, police reported today.  Arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon was Guadalupe S. Torres, 50, of 624 "S. Vicentia. Injured in the fracas were his wife, Virginia, 51, and William, 22, a member of the family.  Police said that William suffered a g9sh across his forehead and an eight-inch scratch on his throat. Thé'^Mfe received a deep two-inch gash ijj the right leg below the knee, a cut on the right elbow and another across the top of her left hand.  Police chargeL-Hial Torres armed himself with a fom from the kitchen and attacked his \yife after the dispute erupted. William intervened and disarmed Torres.  Torres went into a bedroom and emerged with a knife, and again William disarmed him.  But, police said, Torres struggled free and obtained a linoleum knife. William again got into the fray when he saw Torres slab his wife with the weapon, and disarmed the suspect after he and Virginia received knife cuts, police said.  Boeing gets green light on big job  SEATTLE (AP) — The Air Force has given the Boeing Co. the go-ahead to begin woi;k on a $95.2 million contract for building and testing two prototype Advanced ^edium Short Take-Off and Landing Transport Aircraft.  Sen. Henry Jackson, DWash., said today the company has completed work on an ihitial $2.5 million contract, awarded Nov. 10, for cost-fierformance studies and preliminary design on the ^lane.  The contract for building the prototypes will run 45 months. Air Force officials sqid construction of the prototypes will not commit the Defense Department to production of the planes.  Index Denial reversed  Classified......................10,11 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon  Comics............................9 acknowledged today that a North Viet-  Dear Abby.........................6 » jiam^se hospital ánd an airport nor-  Edilorial............................4 mallj^ used by civilian planes near  Family Page..................... .6 Hanoi apparently suffered "some  Gbod Health.......................9 Umited accidental damage" during in-  Horoscope........................ 11 tensive U.S. bmbing raids. Friedheim's  Markets...........................2 acknowledgment was at least a partial  Memory Lane............. .........5 reversal of his deniaj^ last week that  Sidewalk Slants......... ..........2 U.S. bombs had struck a North Viet-  Sports........... o.............. • • 7 ñámese hospital. Those claims had been  Television.........................9 madeby North Vietnam.  Home Gardens man is beaten after fltigging auto for help  BABY OF THE YEAR—Little Jennifer Rebecca Meyer is held by her mother at Circle City Hospital after being the first baby born in Corona in 1973. The baby was born at 7:12 a.m. yesterday, and will win prizes in the local merchant-sponsored contest to find the firstl&aby of the year.  Jennifer Meyer bows  in as New Years Bdhy  ............... .............  Jennifer Rebecca Meyer timed her arrival at Circle City Hospital yesterday to win for herself and her parents all of the prizes in the annual first-baby-of-the-year contest sponsored by local merchants.  THE BABY was born at 7:12 a.m. and was the only baby born through this morning in the western part of the cbunty No births have yet been reported at Corona Community or Parkview  Decree wipes out Nevada's  hospitals for the new year.  The baby's parents are Mr. and Mrs. David Meyer, of 896 Cota, Corona. She weighed in at eight pounds two and a half ounces and is 21 inches long.  MEYER is aat Gingerbread Cottage BakeFy in Corona, and the baby's grandparents also all live in Corona. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. William Meyer and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Fleener, whp own the bakery.  Jennifer is the first baby for her parents. Among prizes she will receive are blankets and gift sets, and her parents will receive several dinners in local restaurants and a subscription to the local newspaper. ,  water rule Photog files  complaint on  CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court decree involving Arizona and California wipes out Nevada authority over Colorado River water users, Atty. Gen. Robert List said today.  List^aid in an opinion sought by state engineer Roland Westergard that the 1963 ruling does not block the state from keeping records on Colorado River water' use governed by federal authorities.  ' Current Nevada law requires« Colorado River water users to get a permit froin the state as well as the Colorado River Commission.  List said the Nevada law, if read literally, is "in direct conflict" with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling.  Two male occuf>ants of a 1968 Chevrolet beat a Home Gardens man unconscious early yesterday after he flagged down the car for aid. Corona police reported today. ___  Taken to Corona ConrTmunityHospital was Frank L. Aulen, 22, of 3750 Briar-ville, wl^ suffered several lacerations on his body and a cut lip that required several stitches.  TheyHttack occurred at Smith and Airpoft lioad in Corona when Auien bad  a flat tire and found he had no tool to fit one of the lug nuts. With him at the time were Frank Rysavy, 17, of 32111 Kips Korner, Norco, and Debora J. Cooper,  16t of Riverside.______________  Aulen säid that the Chevrolet stopped in response his wave for assistance, but the two occupants^began assaulting him immediately upon alighting from the car. One was armed with ;i crowbar and the other with a tire iron, he said.  Ohio coach  4  PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -A newspaper photographer swore out a complaint with police today alleging Ohio State football Coach Woody Hayes assaulted him at the Rose Bowl.  The photographer. Art Rogers, 55, of the Los Angeles ^imeS "alleges that Woody Hayes grabbed his camera and shov^ it back against his eye," said Police Sgt. J.M. Robenson.  Rogers said the incident occurred about five minutes before the stj^ of the Rose Bowl game Monday as he was among a group of photographers taking pictures of Hayes huddling with his team.  Hayes was finishing breakfast at the Pasadena hotel headquarters of the Buckeyes when he was told of Rogers' action.  "I never pushed him or hit him," Hayes said. "I have five or six coaches who were with me at the time who can give an account of everything that happened.  "This was just before the gàfiïie and I, was meetipg with my-coaches to go over some very important things. We have only a short time to make some very important decision, such as wind conditions, what we will do on the first play, etc. .  "This photographer kept pushing in an trying to get a picture of me at close rangé. I asked him several timés to please leave us alone, that this was a very iniportant meeting of the cpaches. Otïiêr coaches asked him to do the same thing.  "I turned my back on him and he went other side and stuck the camera in_mV face again. HilS'^ime I pushed the camera away and mâde some remark, wt I did not hit him..I just made a shoving motion to get the camera out of iny face." ' Rogers said Hayes called him an "sob."  WÖRLD  at a glance  Bombers resume attack  SAIGON AP - American Wairplanes resumeS attacks on North Vietnam's southern panhandle belo\v the 20th parallel today after a 36.hour halt for New Year's, the U.S. Command an^ noimced.  Young couple killed  BELFAST AP - Ireland's gunmen began 1973 with the murder of a young Roman Catholic couple in the Irish Republic, an ambush in Northern Ireland in which one Catholic was killed and two Were wounded and a rocket attack on a Belfast police station. « -  Cargo plane crashes  EDMONTON, Alta. AP - A Boeing 707 cargo plane crashed and burned in a blizzard early today while landing at Edmonton International Airport, and police sai^ll five persons on board were kiltedT  Fog blanice> llftiYt^  LONDON AP ;;jThe^thick, freezing fog that has blanketed'mogT of three days began, liftings today, and thousands of stranded airline passengers were cheered that one of London's airports opened.  Car hits Berlin Wall  BERLIN AP - A car slammed into a barrier at a crossing point in the Berlin Wall, and East German border guards arrested at leastiive persons, it was reported today.  2 Syrian jets downed  BEIRUT AP - Two Syrian MIG jets were- shot dewn -over Lebanon's snowcapped mountains in a dogfight \yith Israeli jets today, a Lebanese military source, reported.  Pope Paul recovers  VATICAN CITY AP - Pope Paul VI has recovered from influenza and resumed his normal activities except for audiences, the Vatican said today.  Nine flags now fly  BRUSSELS AP - Nine flags flew outside the headquarters of the European Common Market today after Britain, Ireland and Denmark joined the world's richest trading club.  There was little fanfare to mark the enlargement of the European Economic Community on New Year's Day.  Rent raise nixed  LONDON AP - British authorities said today they have refused to pay higher' rent for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization base facilities on Malta and might have to withdraw the 3,000 British troops from the Mediterranean island.  More Ifal^n strikes  ROME AP - Italy started the new year's first working day with yet another round of strikes-some of them against the unions.  Bombing policV Jink  WASHINGTON AP - As the White House linked the U.S. bombing policy to peace negotiations. President Nixon awaited today the return of Henry Kissinger for consultations before the Paris negotiations resume next Monday. Nixon's assistant for; National ■Security Afiajrs.)>ad been vacationing at Palm Springs, Calif.  Independent purchase^i^  The Daily Independent, Inc., today announced the purchase of The. ^Arlington Times and Arlington Advertiser, companion publications, from the Riverside Publishing Cd.  M.D. Glover, president of Daily Independent, Inc., also announced the firm's acquisition of the Corona Courier and the Norco Pony Express from Don Palmer.  The Riverside Publishing Co. will continue in the printing business under the ownership of Peter Parsons, George Decker and Gordon Addison, Glover said. The firm will print commercial publications and other printed matter.  PRODUCTION of the Times and Advertiser will be moved to Corona, but the same staff will be retained at the Riverside Publishing Cô. plant, Glover indicated. During January, new offices \Vill be set up in the Arlington and La Sierra areas to serve both the Times and the Corona-Norco Daily Independent."  Publication of the Courier will be ' . ^,^.HSpended^ith the Jan. 3 issue, but the Pony Express continues to be published in conjunction with the Corona-Norco jjp^lji?ini^ependent and Corona Shopping News."  Glover said present plans call for development of the Pony Express into a paid circulation publication wijth offices ih Norcb.  THE ACQUISITIONS will give the Daily Independent, Inc. a combined circulation of approximately 41,800. The paid circulation of the Times is about 4,000 now, and the circulation of Corona Shoppings ^wsi^ Arlington Advertiser is/^proximately 31,000. Circulation of the Corona-Norco Daily Independent is about 6,800.  According to Glover, thè' acquisitions will pave the way to an expanded news, advertising and subscription service ~tiirt)ughont a marketing area bounded ^ on the east by Madison in Riverside, on the west by Santa Ana Canyon, on the north by the Riverside-San Bernardino County lihe and on the south by Elsinore.  Reagan grant veto may hit OEO program  SACRAMENTO (AP)-Gov. Reagan has vetoed a $196,500 federal grant for a Tulare County community action agency on the grounds it engaged in unauthorized political' activities, picketing and demonstrating^, a state official said today.  Sal España, deputy director of the State Office oí Economic Opportunity, said in, an interview that mismanagement at the Tulare County ' Community Action Agency was first uncovered in a report by his office last June.  Agency staffers gave their tithe and use of office equipment, España said, in ' unsuccessful efforts to elect Democratic ^en. ' George McGovern to the presidency and Democrat John La very to .Republican Congressman Bob Mathia,s' seat.  The picketing and demonstrating went on in conjunction with protests over actions by the Tulare County Board of Supervisors and the agency's board of the directors, he added. . Agency staffers were also involved in picketing of a Poplar grower by Cesar Chavez' United Farm Workers Union ahd an unsuccessful campaign to elect candidate Mike Lerma to a nonpartisan post on the Tulare County Board of Supervisors, España said. " Unless Phillip Sanchez, director of the federal Office of Economic Opportunity, overrides Reagan's veto, funds for the bulk of the agency's programs  Li^al man surptfses büi^lárs  toteli which was more startled yeslcr-day^fwp burglars or a householder. Bui Corona police in-dicated the burglars w^re Ui« fNies who ran.  Hie hoiikefa<ddier. Joseph Gariepy. of 21W KeUogg. heard the door Ml ring numerous times about 4:30 a.in.^ and finally stafsUbd Uy the door. Enroule he heard gtass shattw. and Mw a hand reach through a htrie in a door glass to r«fae6 the door lock. He retired to another room ^ call pdUee wM the door began to open .  Hie JioiM awakened another mero^ of lOie houMiholdv "wfajb Joined Gariepy as 4wo youths ajhf* l» ys|«=e-el=-eg»-  walked down the halt; llie two-^jfiles «onf^ted «rí^ fartho- down tiieliail. "almi^äoe to fae«/' poHcejafil. The burgiarli-fied out ^ the hlHise and ran fdward an  itaiace  .of them whf » they arrivwl on ih«» Ki'«>ite.  Corona tops mark in last 2 days of 72  " , By HENRV LEPPAR& ^ '  Construction in Corona during 1972 reached an all-time high of $22,699,552, surpassing the $21,523,592 prior record itablished during the 1964 building im by $1,175,960.  Until December, the 1972 total stood at $19,334,608, and there was serious question if the December figure would be sufficient to turn the year into a record breaker.  BERNI DEMACI, senior building inspector, said the December total exceeded expectation, reaching $3,364,94». y  Until Dec. 31, then964 building boom had surpassed all previous records, but the bubble burst^during the final two or three months If the year ^nd the collapse of the building industry during succeeding months made it appear the record would hold for many years.  LAST SUMMER Councilman Charles Jameson told the city council that construction could be. on the way to setting a new record. 3ut low building figures during a coup e of subsequeni months made it appear that no record would be broken in 19^  DeMaci said that the f^l two days of December turned 1972 into a record break^^i During those two days, the buil^g department issued $2,076,036, worth of building permits.  fells power lines and trees  by BETTE REINCKE  Wind, wind and more wind has been the order of the days and, while they've died today, the weatherman says they may be back by .Thursday.  The wind-caused havoc here included a fire sparked by downed power lines in some Norco trees on Old Hamner; downed lines which sparked in Corona but didn't start a fire; a missing, bam roof which wipgd out a fence in its flight in Norco; and a tree downed across California Avenue, also in Norco.  ED LEGGETT'S barn roof at 4120 .ßresl>d$iÄ,Dr,,-ilew,. , next^ door and wrecked Bill Clements' fence in its flight.  Winds were the story elsewhere too. Two yachts sank in Avalon harbor on. Catalina and three others were damaged by wind-lashed 10-foot waves.  CLOSER BY, five mobile homes were destroyed and several others damaged when they were overturned in the winds in Yucaipa.  Interstate 10 was closed to traffic between Blythe and Indio for about four liours yesterday, after winds^vertiirned three camper trucks.  Twp light planes were damaged at Chino Airport when one was picked up by a^72 mph gust and slammed onto another.  • The mercury dipped to 37 here last night and may go lower tonight. Yesterday's high was a chilly 60 and by noon today it was up to 62 degrees.  Suspect tn  ing  Corona police authorities yesterday jailed a 34-year-old Orange rtan on a kidnaping booking after his former wife telejjhoned for aid.  Police identified the suspect as Donald Ruiz, and the victim as Lupe Ruiz, 36, of 225 S. Vicentia, Corona. The arresfc occurred in front of 2134 Longview, the home where their children'^ere.  Police responding to the '1:all were informed while enroute that the suspect was wanted in Orange for kidnaping and that he had a knife and two guns. They found no weapons on Ruiz, however, and the suspect offered no resistance.  Police said that Donald and Lupe weré legally divoriied last June. But late New >¥ear's Eve police said, Ruiz entered the home of the victim's mother in Orangé, began choking his former \^ife, pulled a knife and told here, "You are coming with me or I'll kill you,"j)olice said.  Lupe, fearing for her life, accompanied Ruiz. They went to the home where their children were, and Lupe managed to get tp a telephone to call the police station. ,  Cranes disappear  WASHINGTON AP - Ten birds were missing when the carefully nurtured flock of wild whooping cranes migrated recently from the Northwest Terotories to the Guir 61 Mexico, It was reported today.  Ray C. Erickson, assistant director for endangered >vildlife research at the National Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in suburban Maryland said the flock contained only 46 adult crane&..   

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