Publication name: Vallejo Times Herald
Location: Vallejo, California
Pages available: 8,506
Years available: 1974 - 2003Learn more about this publication
Vallejo Times-Herald (Newspaper) - February 9, 1974, Vallejo, California
VALLEJO HERITAGE UNIT OVER READERS THE NEWSPAPER THAT GOES INTO ALL THE HOMES EVERY DAY VaJIejo Times-Herald MO AND NAP A COUNTY'S MORN I NO NIWSPAFER WEATHER REPORT GSMEftALLY CLtAft TODAY MILD TEMPERATURE LIOHTW1ND WTH YEAR-NO, VjuLbSMNuSS? VALLEJO, CALiF.-HOME OP MARE ISLAND NAVAL SHIPYARD-SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4 PAGES PUC Asks slash Freedom Trade Seen Price For Hearst Girl In Phone Rates FRANCISCO Telephone Co. should reduce its rates by million a year instead of get- ting a million annual rate in- crease, the of the state Public Utilities Commission said Fr.day. Tbe stall reeoaunended a 10- cent charge for directory assistance Skylab 3 Crew Back On Earth ABOARD USS NEW ORLEANS (APi Skylab 3's astronauts over- came a leaky rocket system problem Friday and returned safely to earth, splashing down in the Pacific Ocean successfully complete an 84-day mis- sion, history's longest space voyage. "Good to be back, glad to be was the r e p o r i from astronauts Gerald P. Carr, William R. Pogue and Dr. Edward G. Gibson minutes after their Apollo command ship landed on See SKYLAB 3 Page 2 ITS RICH TODAY'S CHUCKLE It doesn't matter who won or the most important thing is who got die contract to do the shaving cream commercials. GOOD DEED It would be nice for friends of Ricky Jeffers. 14. of 751 Tregaskis St., VaHejo. to send him a ge: well card at Kaiser Hospital, Red- wood Cny. Kicky sustained serio'is bead injuries in a tragic accident Jan on Coium- bus Parkway and may be hospi'aJzed for some time. He is a delivery boy aud his parents are Mr. and Mrs Des- mond Jeffers. Ricky 2 student at Spnsgs'owne Junior High Scfcool. X CHECK IT OUT "Inaccuracies in passenger vehicle speedometers often mean a driver isn't really sure when he's moving 55 MPR. but there's an easy war to check. Capfsin B. G- Emery, Commander of the California Highway's VaHejo Area, ssid- "Bv driving through a measured mile "and calculating elapsed time, ac- tual speed can be determined. The key figure is seconds; this is how long it to move one mile at 53 MPK K it takes less than 65 seconds, you are exceeding 55 MPH. Approximately 40 loca'iors where measured rules are sign-posted exist on California highways in 'te form of odometer check points. But any location can be used where See ITS RICH Page 2 Voltejo Rainfall RainfaB last 24 hours -------.....00 Season total to date This date last year --------.24.36 Seasonal average this date.-.....11.59 Total rain last >car...........33.13 Seasonal MOVING at its best by "ACCREDITED" Moving Men! "accredited" service makes dif- it costs no more. CHIPMAN MAYFLOWER Moving Storage 623 Broadway Ph. 642-7528 requests for telephone numbers in the caller's area. However, it would gs into effect onlj if the PL'C grant? fee company aa increase or >107 million or more. The reduction, recommended m a staff report, was based on a recom- mendation that Pacific Telephone have a rate of return of 7.9 per cenf. Tee staff said the current authorized rate of return is 7 85 per cent and it estimated the firm actually had a 9.2 per cent rate of return in 1973. Tne PUC has held 68 davs of hea--- heard 7.213 of tesiimony by nsore Jfoan 100 witnesses aod re- ceived 143 exhibits sessions held between Jan. 5 and Xov. 1 last year The S2M million increase sought by the company would hike basic residen- tial service" from to S.50 per month and business rates from 36 to a montSt Under the staff proposal, basic busi- ness rates would be cut per month. residence flat rates by 80 cents and residence message rate service by 25 cents a month. The staff also reeemmended reduc- ing local message rate units by one- half cent per unit ar-d reducing the reverae from toil calls made within the state by million. To offset some of this reduction, the staff would convert multi-message ur.it calls to toll calls which would result ia an increase of million in revenue, leaving a net reduction of mil- lion. The staff also proposed a 10 cent charge-ior directory assistance calls for numbers listed in the casing loca- tion directory. The exceptions would be calls from coin telephones and each places as hotels, and calls by blind and handicapped customers. The PUC staff said fte cost to Pa- cific Telephone of directory assistance calls amounts to S100 million annually --and to S70 million of that is al- tribued to calls requesting numbers listed in the caller's own telephone Mike Abernathy Joins- Race For Sfafe Assembly Mike Aberaathy. Sacramento legis- lative and public relations consultant, yesterday announced his intention of seeking me Republican nomination In the June Primary Election to the Fourth Assembly District. Abernatby, 33, was for five years an agricultural news reporter for KFBK radio and McClaichy Newspa- pers and Broadcasting before joining the Council of California Growers as director of news and public relations. In 1970. he opened the agricultural and legislative consultant firm. Mike Abernaihy Associates, and has es- 'ablished offices in Sacramento and Washington. D.C. For the past three years he has served primarily as executive assistant to California Rep. Victor V. Veysey See ABERNATHV Page 2 ON THE INSIDE Berottio ........7 Bridge ______II Classified Comics_____It Wxoa _______11 Editorials ____14 Murray ______ 7 Obituaries ____4 Rainfall......4 Sports ____7-9 Star Gazer 4 State, Area 5 Stocks ......JMJ Stolen Cars____11 Television ,..21-38 Temperatures 4 Theaters -------II Weather ._..... 4 FURNITURE ROOM GROUPS Nothing C OO Credit Down v J Sofa A Seat, tempi, 2 End Tables 10 Different Combinations To Choose From RAINBO FURNITURE 1039 Tennessee Valiejo OPEN SUNDAY 12 TO 5 The Federal Bureau of Investigation Friday released these composite' drawings of a voting white woman and two young black men whom the FBI lists as prime suspects in the Mosday night kidnaping of Patricia Hearst in Berke- ley. Descriptions with the composites, from left: White female adult, early 20s, 5 feet 5 to 5 feet 6.116-120 pounds. long dark hair, with loose fitting jacket; Male Negro early 20s. 5 feet 10. ISO pounds, short natural hairdo, wearing nigh brown lace boots, carrying rifle; Male Negro. feet 11 to 6 feet, short oatnral hairdo, black headband, mus- tache, wearing blue jeans, may have been wearing glasses. ffirephoto. Suspect Grilled In Triple Deaths BERKELEY (APj A 20-year-oid man brought to the police station by hjs father Friday night was being held for investigation of three murders in an Oakland Mortuary. Police here said the man was brought in on a warrant charging him with kidnap, rape, sex perversion, as-, sault with a deadly weapon and armed robbery. When Oakland police learned of the arrests, they asked that he he held for investigation of the murders las: Feb. 1 at the Albert Mortuary m Oakland, police Lt. Waymond Jenkins said. Oakland police confirmed a man was being questioned in connection with the fallings but would not identify him. An apprentice mortician ard B52 Jef Crashes, Burns At AFB BEALE AIR FORCE BASE (AIM A B-52 aircraft with eight persons aboard crashed and burned while at- tempting to land at Beale Air Force Base near MarysviTle Friday night, the Air Force reported. The base public information office declined to release any information on casualties. derly caretakers were found slashed to death ia the blood splattered funeral home. The victims were identified as Mi- chael S. Moore, 27, of Kingraan, Ariz., the apprentice; and Clarence and Doris Bryant, the caretakers, both about 70. The Alameda County Coroner said all ibree victims died of shock and multiple stab wounds probably inflict- ed by a long hunting knife. Berkeley Man Slaying Victim BERKELEY A man identified as William Bosley was murdered with a shotgun blast'in his Berkeley apart- ment last night. Police said they pursued but lost a vehicle containing four or five black youths suspected of the slaying. They said they were in a 1969 Lin- coln Continental sedan, bat no other description of the suspects were given. Police said a group in the same vehicle earlier had staged a murder attempt in Oakland, and they were be- to be carrying a shotgun and iMer weapons. No other details were available. Vocoviffe LSD Ring Broken, 7 Persons BT MICHAEL LENGYEL Times-Herald Staff Writer VACAVILLE More than 1.000 orange tabs of LSD with a street value of about was seized here with the arrest of a couple suspected of being major suppliers and suppliers to youth of the illegal drug in this area, the Solano County Drug Abuse Bureau (SCDAB) said Friday. Five other persons, including four teenage boys, also were arrested in a raid by SCDAB and Vacaville police at 160-B Meadows Dr. Held in county jail in Fairfield under a combined total of bail were Shirley Mae Ward, 34, a housewife, and William Wayne Wilson. 23. an Air- man stationed at Travis AFB, both of the Meadows Drive address. Chief Inspector S. Bert Jensen of SCDAB said the woman was charged possession of LSD for sale, fur- nishing LSD to a minor, maintaining a place where drugs are used, possession of amphetamines, marijuana and drug paraphernalia, receiving stolen proper- See DRUG RAID Page 2 No More Contacts Received BERKELEY, Calif.