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   Vallejo Times-Herald (Newspaper) - March 14, 1974, Vallejo, California                               CALIFORNIA GIVEN NEW GAS SUPPLY OVER READERS THE NEWSPAPER THAT GOES INTO ALL THE HOMES EVERY DAY VaJJejo Times'Herald SOLAHO AND COUNTY'S MORNING NEWSPAPER WEATHER REPORT GIMERALLY CLEAR TODAY MltD TEMPERATURE LIGHT WIND YEAR-NO. 13. VAtLEJO, CALIF.-HOME OF MARC ISLAND NAVAL SHIPYARD-THURSDAY, MARCH 14, IfM J SCCTIOMS-M PAGES Paid For Esso BL'EXOS AIRES. Argemma iAP> Esso ArgeiMioa paid record ransom of 2 million Wednesday to free its kidnaped execume. Victor E Samuel- son, according to advertisements re- leased by oil company, The 36-> ear-old refinery manager from Oho. was to be re- leased Thursday. 96   program within two weeks. Miss Pennjcook. who sened the Vallejo schools for more than 41 is a legend of many grandfathers and grandmothers todaj. But much of her career J3 misi'ng Tne planners of this Founders' Dav to know m what schools she -aught, what programs she maj directed, and other interesting notes Readers with information on the Miss Pennyeoofc are asked to phone Joanne Craig. 642-0179 RECORD SPLIT Aboui 50 people at the Commun.ty United Presbj'enan Church in Yallejb recenth attended a Paarents' Sight event a: me meeting place on Georgia S: 51-fvo; banana split which was made in rain gutter lined -a-itn it took 4's gallons of ice three ga'-lors of chocolate svrap. three cans of whipping cream. and oodles of bananas to make ihe monster averaging out at one foot to a person. previous record for Vallejo -was a Sft-footer at nearby Castlewood Baptist Church. FALSE ECONOMY Yew may save some on your move if you rent a truck and do- How will you peek everything? And obaut storage? What is your iime, and worry worth? Totk it over with CHIPMAN MAYFLOWER Moving Storage Broadway Ph. Pacifies San Francisco tion Tne SP carries 11.000 daily San Francisco Peninsula commuters. "We understand pickets are going to be said Rex Baxter, Broth- erhood of Locomotive Engineers spokesman. Ahoto told a news conference thai a negotiated agreement had restored full of ihe city's sewage treat- ment plants that hajl spewed 100 mil- J'cn gallons of raw sewage into the bay and ocean since last Fndav Aocat 100 nonstrikjng Stationary En- gineer union members who had hon- ored picket imes went back to work after csty workers removed their pic- kets Ahotosaid Aiioto spoke the striking i-.orkens, defying a courts bach-io- uork orders, had extended the area's transportation snarl slopping AC Transit system transbay buses from Oakland and East San Francisco Bay cities. Xonstnklug drivers honored See STRIKE Page 2 Senate Passes Deafh Penalty In Some Crimes WASffiXGTON (AP) The Senate Wednesday to restore the death penally for espionage, treason and certain other federal crimes such es ludnaping and airplane hijacking that result in deaih. The bOl. modified somewhat b) amendments, now goes to the House, where no early action on it is in pros- pect. Urged by President Mxon a vear ago, the bill is designed to overcome a 3972 Supreme Court decision that the death penalty, as applied under exist- ing laws, was tmconstinitionaL The biH lists a number of aggravat- ing factors which would make the death penalty mandatory. Hcwever. if any mitigating factors e-dsted. such as being under 18 years of age or having significantly impaired mental capacity, a death sentence would be barred. COMPLETE WATERBEDS S199 INCTAllEO BEDROOM SETS WITH WATttBED Dresser Mirror Cheir Headboard 2 Night Complete WSTAllED RAINBO FURNITURE 1039 Tennessee 643-2381 SHOP SUNDAYS 12 to 5 WON. FR1. TO 9 Gasoline Outlook Brighter SACRAMENTO t AP (-California has receded an additional gasoline al- location of 46.5 million gallons for March because of increased motor De- lude registration, state officials said Wednesday. The boost, in supplies for the stats will apply to April as well, and proba- bly by about the same proportion. 6.3 per cent of the current allocation, said Wes Bruer of the state Energy Plan- ning CotmciL The basic allocation o! gasoline for each state has been computed on the oasis of oat-of-srate motor vehicle re- gistration figures, state officials said California and other states appealed lor increased allocations io account for EVEN H jtmr license ends in an eten number yon can boy gasoline today. the growth in the number of passenger autos and other vehicles. Bruer said California was notified of the additional allocation by telegram Wednesday from the Federal Energy Office. Suppliers are directed to pump the new gasoline through current distribu- tion channels from any or aH of three sources; inventories oa hand, in- creased yield from refineries or by importing it from oat of state. Bruer said he expects some gasoline distributors to have difficulty coming up with the additional supplies "Some suppliers probably cou'd come up with their quoia oat of imen- tones. bat you're raaUy borrowing against what they are trying to store up for the spnng and summer months when the demand goes he said. Most refineries already are produc- ing more gasoline in an attempt to meet current demands, he said. And trying to get gasoline from out- side the state has been catch as catch-can Bruer said. "We've seen very little refined gaso- line come into the state.'' Meanwhile, the council will meet Thursday with officials of the nine counties that have adopted the odd- gasoline marketing program to discuss possible modifications SLA PAIR ASKS TV APPEARANCE Joseph Remiro (center) followed by Russell Little and both wearing white prison oteralls left the Contra Costa courthouse in Martinez yesterday after a court appearance. Their attorneys asked the two prisoners be granted a national television appearance to present ideas for freeing kidnaped Patricia Hearst. Judge Sam BaD said he would rule Monday on the plea. (See story on Page AP Wirepfeoto. Fake Airman Accused Of Swindling Hospitals FilRFIELD The bizarre case of a man suspected of impersonating a retired Air Force master sergeant and Vice Mayor Gunshof Victim After Oath MHJFTTAS (AP) The vice major of M'lpitas was shot early Wedoesday ]usi four hours after he took office, po- hce said James Clement. 40. was hit a shotgun blast at his real estate office in downtown Ifilpiias. He was treated and released at a nearby hospital for a shoulder wound. Police said about a half hour after the shooting Ronald Bryanx 41. surrendered to authorities. Acute Newsprint Shortage Reaching Into Vallejo Area a federal employe in order io enter military and civilian hospitals through- out northern California was toW by authorities Wednesday. Equipped with the full uniform of a chief master sergeant and a Blue Cross card with a phony number, the man is suspected of swindling Inter- comnraniiv Hospital in Fairfieid, Her- rick Hospital, Berkeley and Highland Hospital in Oakland. He also spent two weeks in the pre- operative ward of David Grant Medi- cal Center at Travis tAFB and had mil- itary records indicating he made stays at other military hospitals throughout northern Cahfomia. Along the way be convinced Travis authorities that be was a retired chief master sergeant from fiickam AFB in Hawaii, that he was checking his wife into the hospital at Travis for cobalt treatments, sent himself a fake tele- gram notke of his mother's death in Border to get off the base, and wound up in Oakland driving a car stolen in Budingame, He was the subject of investigations See SUSPECT Page Z The acute shortage of newsprint in the United Sates and Canada, a short- age which caused some newspapers to .am down advertising aod others to drop certain pages such as comics and features, has hit the western states in general and Vallejo in particular. At a time when the Times-Herald normally could expect to have a 90-day sjpply of newsprint of various size rolls, the newspaper now has barely a l-i-day supply. Shipments which were due in February have not arrived, al- though delivery is hoped for in the near future. As a result of the shortage it has been necessary to curtail space ordi- narily given over to news, pictures and featwes. the TnnesfleraM regrets this curtailment but believes it prefer- able to more drastic measures. And while newsprint is in snort sup- ply, its price has risen more than 1140 a ton in the last months. Price increases have occnred regularly and frequently in the past two years. The Times-Herald uses an average of six tons of newsprint a day. Rainfall Rainfall last 34 SeaMMl total to dale This date last average this date____.1441 Total ram test year Seasml average FLOWERS i -PLANTS They're A NATURAL! 7U Wortrt 4424MI 77 Bentta 74M7U RENT-A.TV COLOR or WEEKLY RATES 643-1041 tBNNttSH ST. REDWOOD LUMBER DOUGUSFIR FOSTER LUMBER 3280 Sonoma KvA 64933m: Chartered Craft Hits Sierra Peak BISHOP, Calif. (AP) A chartered twin-engine Convair airliner crashed into a mountainside in California's rugged Gasteni Sierra and tnrst into flames Wednesday night AH per- sons aboard were believed dead. Inyo County Sheriff Floyd Barton said. Thirty-one passengers and five members were aboaai the plane, an airlines spokesman In Los Angeles said. An airlines spokesman in Bishop said the plane was carrying a film cretc from Burbank. The plane bad been chartered by Wolper Productions, a movie company which specializes in documentaries, a Sierra Pacific spokesman Ja Bishop said. The spokesman said there were two pilots, an observer pflot, a hostess ami a passenger 'service aboard. The film crew had been !n the area at least since last Monday, a Forest Serrice spokesman said. The Concur 4J0 crashed at pja. PUT io clear weather about six miies east of Bishop, the Federal Aviation Administration in Los Angeles said. "I looked out my window and saw flames on the White Mountains east of said Don Caftans, a local res- ident. The wreckage was spotted by a heli- copter, and the sheriffs office sent a rescue squad to flre crash site, of- ficials said. Rescue attempts were hampered by the nigged terrain and the high alti- tude, the sheriffs office said, and no one had been reached by late Wednes- day night Cause of the crash was unknown, an FAA spokesman said. Xo passenger list was Immediately available. Although no one reached the wrec- kage by ground, the helicopter pQot who spotted the wreckage landed at the scene and den returned to Bishop. ON THE INSIDE ONtwies......4 Berwfe....._ 13 RattaU..... 4 CHPGMBer__.-S SpMts___13-1S Classified Star Gazer.....4 Cwnies-.......IS Stocks____1M7 Editorials __ S Tfteatars--------f 11 WeaAer........4 Plntos Dm AMERICA'S ECONOZIY LEADER! WIISON-CORNEUUS FORD NEW 1301 GEORGIA USED 711 TEHHESSg   

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