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Port Angeles Evening News (Newspaper) - April 30, 1969, Port Angeles, Washington Nexus 18th Issue of 54th Year April 1969 Local practices violate state Gorton rules OLYMPIA AP Cities or counties may not license the possession or operation of any gambling games or devices be cause such local licensing ordi nances conflict with state Slade Gorton said fa a formal legal Gor ton also said bingo or multiple coin pinball machines are ille gal gambling evenwith out proof of The opinion conflicts with those of Seattle and King County legal officials who have held that pinball machines are not 11 legal if they do not pay off and that the county can license card The Gorton opinion also held that or lotteries con ducted by fraternal or other private izations Is no defense against criminal liability played for money or merchandise is an Illegal lot tery cards for stakes in an establishment which is paid by the hour or by the hand by players is and pull tabs are illegal gambling devices in themselves without proof that they are being operated for Gorton outlined twocriteriato determine if a machine is a gambling device of itself without respect to He said it can be considered such if it Is In tended to appeal to the gam bling instinct or habit or is de signed to make it practical only as a device for Gorton said such features as free varying and increasing the difficulty of win nlng Included In pinball ma chines are substitutes for mone tary Whether winning free games constitutes a thing of value is irrelevant since the machines are considered Illegal of Gorton His opinion was requested by Joel and Ted DTaco Gorton sponsored a bill in the legislature which would have outlawed professional gambling and would have tightened nitions of amateur Tourist information classes sef for area workers at Peninsula Three Monday night classes for the tourist industry in Port Angeles will begin next week This is the communitys sec ond largest industry and were not taking advantage of it the way we should according to Bill Peninsula College in structor and coordinator for the THE CLASSES areMorrishs brainchild and will utilize local Five injured Five were one when a cable used to extricate a truck which had gone over a bank about five miles east of NeaJi Bay shook loose a Clallam County Sheriff Bishop reported this Webster Neah was taken to Olympic Mem orial Hospital with serious head He Is under constant hospital officials The cable was attached to a wrecker and secured across the road to give support to the truck as It was hauling up another ve hicle in the vlnclnity of Bull Deleene Snohom ish was treated and released by a doctor at the people as resource Each of the Monday twohour classes will begin at 8 The first session will deal with human relations and will begin with a talk by James Inson of Harringtons Restaur THE CLASS will then break up Into smaller groups for dis Morrish said he hopes to the group Into special areas such as hotel motel service station The next May will concern custom regulations and area The local cus toms office will provldea speak er from their department and Dorothy Cham ber of Commerce will talk on local THE GROUP will again break Into smaller discussion groups after the formal The May 19 program wllldeal with the National Park areas and Superintendent Bennett Gale will be there with Bother park personnel talk ing about areas available In the facilities and A repetition of the three class es would be possible before the end of the school year if demand In workshop wyre great MorrishV THE MAIN objective of the program is to give the tour 1st the kind of reception that will keep him here another Morrish The Program Is geared to help employes in Morrish said some of the problems re sult from extra hiring during the tourist season without suf ficient Morrish attributes the great est problem in tourist reJations to theareaslsolationand want Ing to keep the community to DRIVER ESCAPESRobert Star Box Port escaped injury when he reportedly lost his brakes and rolled this log truck this State Trooper Hicks said Sanderson was headed west on Elwha Hill with a load of logs for Alpine Damage was estimated at Evening News Federal aid to housing outlined Dale Bruseau awakened at dawn by rooster Ms bowling letting It loose he chasing in his giving finding it back home eating seeds from bird Brown catch Ing eight silvers and nine rainbow trout on dock at Suth her first fishing trip Short skirts blown higher by the Peninsula residents got a look at what federal aid to housing could and could not do during a workshop held In Port Angeles Main attraction for the all day session was a fiveman team from the Housing and Urban De velopment HUD office in Seat HUD IS THE tunneling agency for much of the federal aid able to cities for Port Angeles Is the only community on the Peninsula large enough to qualify for such aid from most of this aid is not available to the community because the city does not en force its housing The story dates back to 1966 when the community was certi fied for HUD The city actively sought certification to get funds for the now complete 70unit elderly housing and 30 unit family apartment develop ment now in the hands of archi THE KEY TO certification was development of a work able Among the require ments was adoption of certain A housing code was re quired and adopted by the The city was certified for a to expire in In 1968 the city was Informed Its application for re certification had been denied de spite significant progress in its community improvement ac CITY MANAGER Don Herr man said yesterday the city had complied with every require ment of HUDs workable pro gram except the housing code When HUD told the city It would have to enforce Its hous Ing code to be the council objected to the federal governments implied Mayor Joseph Wolfe This gets pretty sticky when you have to go into every Wolfe CITY HAS used the ing code to eliminate some un desirable housing without a house to house Inspection pro Wolfe Since that time HUD la Is have talked to the and Wolfe said he thought that there has been some change of but we havent done anything about It Mayor Wolfe and HUD officials in Port Angeles Tuesday both emphasized the positive aspects of housing code MAYOR WOLFE Id like to see a workable pro gram I dont think a lot of people know whats wrong with their Russell HUD pro gram and community services explained a home may be a mans but it was of little use making the distinction when burned to the ground by faulty Wolfe emphasized the need for education among the public on what enforcement would involve and wtut It would do so homes ware not buring down because of poor wiring or a faulty chim Pollution hearing completed It was a short but a good according to State Water Pollution Control Commission officials reporting on their meeting Wednesday at Peninsula The hearing was scheduled for most of the but was complet ed before About a dozen People came to testify before the The purpose of the hearing was to take testimony and evi dence related to quality control standards Proposed for fresh ter lakes and Among those coming before the commission were State Fish Health and Water the League of Wo men county health a county commission er and representatives of the National The record will remain open for another 14 days to a How fur ther testimony to be submitted from the About 90 People were present at tho according to Jerry hear ing administrative Gray said those coming to the commission with recommenda tlons a 11 asked for high standards in particular Most of the discussion centered on technical aspects of the proposed stand Gray This was the second in a set of eight regionalhearings sched uled across the It will take another eight months be fore hearings are Gray Minimum pollution standards lor salt and estuary water were established in This com prises about 70 Per cent of the surface area of Washingtons wa The minimum standards set up by the commission have the effect in law of a rule or reg Enforcements through issu ance of permits for those put ting waste or effluent into state State law requires such a Such controls are much ier with industries primarily lo cated on the coastal Gray Concern for the fresh wa ter areas gets the commission Involved In such problems as septic tanks and agricultural use of the land near these wa Enforcement of minimum standards proposed for these waters is a much more diffi cult Gray Area forestry men training for fire protection in DNR school By JERRY MONTGOMERY FORKS The annual forest fire fighting school sponsored by the state Department of Nat ural Resources is being held at the Forks District DNR offices this week with 71 men Forks su said this is the first time weve had a fire school in the North Olympic There are so many people here we elded to have the school here and save the traveling THE DAY school began Tuesday noon and will conclude Thursday he The students are men from the DNR Olympic National park private industry and other state The course will cover all pects of fire protection In ranging from spark ers on to trail fire behavior and weather GOCKERELL SAID the DNR has fire protection resppnsibiit Ities for million acres of land on the peninsula ranging from Port Townsend to Indian Reservation south of An Innovation ihls year wUibi a leased jet turbine to be based In which will carry men and supplies to work camps and fire ne FIRE PROTECTION STUDENTS PRACTICE SETTING UP PNR fire scbppl gt fejtfjb ia4s9r 9Ad sutdopr work sessions pboio by IT WILL B3 oil duty from My I to about be tijjj e is tbe heaviest field worfe aa4 the dry wbep fire dangers are sJJy It will for crews for road location and tim ber sale On severe fire danger days It will be on by to be used for critical attack THE HELICOPTER will carry threeman a lightweight pump and a trail digger to fire he This will be a for the he Aerial detection was used for the first time for the Forks and Port Angeles districts last year and mil be Gockerell Three key fires were ted by aerial observers last each of because of early prevented fires of 20 acres or he The fires wave J to lesi than one acre THE FLIGHTS originate at Pot ingeles and The planes fly path around the TUe moresevere the fire danger the greater the number of he Three forest lookouts will bt inaiined to supplement the aer ial Detection and oo help provids greater radio coverage and furn ish fire weather he The lookouts to be mannel on Sekiu Mount Octopus and Salmon River Ridgu GOCKERELL ANP Nat fire control officer in ihe Port also nouneed forest wardens for this to the Port Angeles they Hsjry m gm Port Kohlnun said there will four threeman Horns Guard1 fire protection crews based In Port Angeles from June through Tho young men who will live homo but be on 24 hour call for fire will spend normal working days on land rehabilitation and road They make fire tool inspections on logging oper write fire work on maintenance of forest tectlon roads and work onforest Gockerell said other men working out of the Forks trlct headquarters will be Edar ALSO STATIONED In Port and Dick gules will be Rober1 in heavy equipment of pumping equlpmam atori Bob heavy Walt equipment raent and Jeanette tor Barbara night all work patcher and out of the Quinault In the Forks the dens will be Buck signed to the Neah Clallam Bay and Pysht area Jim of assigned to Dickey and Sappbo 6408 Bill of assgned co the Goodmsu Nolan creek 374 6715 Glen who lives south of Forks on signed to the Upper hapish 3745069 and Lawrf ence of assigned to the Queets AD FUICHETTE IS assigned to tha Quinault Indian protected by DNR and will be stationed near the Aloha living in a mobile Gockerell said each forest warden will patrol his area with pickup or power wagon mounted with hose and fire Their rigs are raJio equipped so they can be in contact with forest lookouts and base THEY ARE tbje first ing force on fires in their These men have woods grounds and are skilled fire ALSETH MAINTAINS pump trucks and portable he and Is dispatched Immed iately with a pump truck when a tire is Browning operates a grader maintaining many forest protection roads the Quinault reservation and is available as a cat operator Gockerell said fire crews will be hired In June for Forks and Clallam THE FORKS and crews will consist of a truck six crewmen and Clallam Bay will have a truck driver two Also to be hired to June will be Carl an estys tection patrolmao to be staiionji ed at fee work ter dfepaAchsr Forks to assist Jeannette The mea to charge tection are Frajpfc fire control officer at Pick fire control pffjcgr at
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