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Bakersfield Californian (Newspaper) - October 17, 1976, Bakersfield, California Ims s in is Pill a of it my a or Toson biggest draw at the californian s candidates forum at the Bakersfield inn yesterday was the first District supervisor Al race which attracted about 200. Challenger Gene Tackett at the podium and incumbent Leroy Jackson Center focused on the role of Public employees in political campaigns the controversial Wasco nuclear Power Plant and Buena Vista aquatic recreation area. All Day forum will be replayed on Warner Cable 2 at 7 p m. Sunday oct. 31. See full coverage of the forum on Page 13. A californian photo r. F Tram vol. 90 no 291 6 sections deputies shoot Man after siege an East Bakersfield Man shot out Side his barricaded Home yesterday after sheriff s deputies pleaded with him to release four children inside the House was reported in serious but stable condition last night after undergoing several hours of surgery he was identified As Manuel Munoz Gandara 30. 44ig Mesa drive who suffered five wounds in the left Chest from a single blast of a sheriff Deputy a 12-gauge Shotgun except for Gandara there were no other injuries and the children unharmed. Were released Gandara was shot officers said after he stepped from his Back door appeared to cock his 30-30 Rifle and level it at two officers deputies were sent to the House shortly before 3 a it. After Rosie Vega. 20 who said she lived in the House telephoned from a Friend s House to report her three children and Gandara s teenage daughter were in the House he threatened to kill her. She said and refused to release the children mrs Vega said the Chain of circumstances started late Friday night at the Dungeon cocktail lounge 955 real Road when Gandara assaulted her in the parking lot the incident ended when a Security guard stepped Between the two and sent them on their separate ways however she told deputies when she telephoned Gandara at their Home and asked to be allowed to pick up her see siege Page 2 a tune Leary Bakersfield Calif. Sunday october 17, 1976 132 pages 35c police stand at Entrance to Northrup Street duplex unit where yesterday afternoon one Man was shot to death and another Man and a woman were wounded in what investigators believe is the after math of a Triangle love affair. Looking on Are curious californian photo shooting spree leaves one dead two wounded to make the Winter go faster get a loan Pue in Spring one Man is in the morgue and a Man and woman Are being treated at Kerr. Medical Center for multiple gunshot wounds today following an Exchange of gunfire in an East Bakersfield residence yesterday afternoon dead is John Tennyson 37. Inglewood reported in satisfactory Cord lion Al the Hospital Are Delisa Edwards 23. Lit Northrup Street arid Emanuel Hayes. 28 1 407 Chester place police estimate the shooting occurred at 12 to p in in mrs Edwards duplex Tennyson died from one or both of two wounds a one into his right Cheek the other into his Mouth investigators believe the shooting involves a Triangle love affair mrs Edwards until a week ago was Consul ered by Tennyson As his Girlfriend Thev were told she broke off with the Inglewood Man and began dating Hayes witnesses told detectives the series of events began Early yesterday when an angry Tennyson kicked open mrs Edwards front door to confront her and haves a neighbor in the adjoining unit of the duplex told police she heard the angry voices the front door of mrs Edwards attractively furnished two room duplex displays a Hole near flu1 Doorknob the Frame is split for about 18 inches in either direction the heated Exchange mrs Edwards later told police finally calmed and Tennyson voluntarily left she Felt the confrontation had ended she had no concern w Hen Tennyson returned shortly after noon knocked on the door and she called for him to come in the House she and Hayes were seated on her Liv Groom Couch talking with a woman Friend her two children a a boy 5 and a girl 3 a were playing in their bedroom Tennyson pushed open the i hit and began firing presumably from a 38 Caliper revolver seized later by investigators haves was struck twice in the Groin and mrs Edwards in her left hand and right leg in the subsequent contusion Tho v visitor a police have decline to ult n tiny her a rushed to the bedroom swept up the two startled children and carried them under each Arm out the door and across the St ref11 to the Home of their grandparents and parents of mrs Edwards. Mrs and mrs. Milas Jackson at 119 Northrup Street in the flurry the wounded mrs de see shooting Page 2 advisers suggest decriminalization of heroin usage Washington Phi a drug advisers to both president Ford and Jimmy Carter said yesterday they believe the government should look into eventual decriminalization of heroin although they stopped Short of any suggestion the two candidates might favor Laws to do so Peter Bourne a Washington psychiatrist who is a senior Campaign adviser to Carter and headed his state drug abuse program when Carter was governor of Georgia said it was time to a reexamine the question of whether we ought to decriminalize heroin and set up treatment centers to dispense it legally or Robert Dupont director of the National Institute of drug abuse for Ford said that a penalties for Possession of All drugs ought to he lessened and ultimately removed a and that government enforcement policy is already aimed primarily of arresting traffickers rather than users the views of both men were included in an article in sunday s National observer newspaper the article quoted Bourne As making Clear his views on heroin were not those of Carter the democratic presidential nominee has said he favored decriminalization of Possession of Small amounts of marijuana on the first offence hut on heroin has said Only he wants to Stem trafficking Bourne noted that no health authorities in the ended states have so far advocated making heroin available of treatment centers a we Are exploring not advocating a Bourne said a politically this is a hot Issue Dupont said he was against setting up clinics to give heroin addicts Legal supplies of the narcotic similar to the system in great Britain he said such a system would result in health costs even higher to soviet a than the crime in to of illegal heroin heroin now costs the nation less than $10 billion yearly. Dupont said. But if legalized for addicts could become a problem similar to alcohol which costs an estimate $25 to $35 billion yearly in deaths traffic accidents Hospital costs and time lost from work it heroin were made More readily available. Dupont contended a it would be More widely used and we think the health costs would be considerably higher than $10 billion a there Are now estimated to by As Many As 500 too heroin addicts in the netted states an increase since 1973 when the Nixon administration believed it was a turning the Comer on heroin addiction a Dupont said the full Force of the Law should continue to be used against All drug Sellers including those who Deal in Mari Juana hut it decriminalization Means Possession it s already Well advanced Quot he said. Adding that on the Federal level today a there Are almost no arrests for the Possession of drugs business pressed to Back Rhodesia new York apr the Federal government is urging major american corporations to invest in Rhodesia after its Black majority takes Power according to business and government sources investment by the american companies is considered crucial by Federal officials if the african country is to maintain close ties with the West. The sources said the sources said William d. Rogers undersecretary of state for economic affairs met Here get 5 with officials of about 20 is corporations to discuss future commercial involvement in a Black ruled Rhodesia the sources said corporations represented at the meeting arranged by sen Jacob davits in y included the Chase Manhattan Bank 3 m company Citibank a men Carbide and Mobil Oil corporation sen Dick Clark d Iowa. Chairman of the Senate subcommittee on african affairs sent a representative and davits a ranking member of the Senate foreign relations committee attended Don Kellermann davits administrative assistant said javits called the meeting because he is interested Iii the economic arid social Impact t of the situation no decisions about future ventures were made at the meeting the sources said tending developments at the constitutional conference on the future of Rhodesia scheduled to begin oct 28 in Geneva Rogers could not he reached for comment on the meeting however congressional and state department sources who asked not to to identified. Said discussion focused on training programs for Black rhodesian and investment policies most american firms Are forbidden from doing business in Rhodesia under i United nations sanctions imposed after the White minority regime declared its Independence from Britain in november 1985 after the sanctions were imposed the rhodesian government froze All american assets in the country estimated by congressional sources at about $55 million a a figure which the business sources say has probably doubled in the past la years e f Andrews vice president of Allegheny Ludlum industries and head of a steering committee appointed to continue talks with the state department said the question is what can the private sector do with an Eye to keeping Rhodesia and other african nations in the Western sphere As opposed to the soviet and cuban sphere Andrews pointed out that Rhodesia it vast Chrome resources which include nearly 9b per cent of the world s known reserves make it strategically important to the West Chrome is used in the manufacture of a wide Range of products from food cans to missiles despite tie i n sanctions. Congress in 1972 allowed american companies to Purchase Chrome from Rhodesia rather than depend on the soviet Emon which controls most of the worlds Chrome Reserve outside Southern Africa National Jimmy Carter accuses president Ford of making a misleading and erroneous statements and asks him to Stop Page la president Ford aboard the Campaign train a honest Abe declares Jimmy Carter is inconsistent in the issues Page 8state a Fresno court order that halted new state freeway construction has been dissolved by a Sacramento judge Page 4 the Rigours of their Job Are making Law enforcement officers sexually impotent according to a psychologist Page 3local on the Fritts tips its hat to National newspaper week and the Many employees who bring you the Bakersfield Alderman Page 13 an i depth report on the candidates fur urn Page 13iood morning inside today Page see Page it business and finance. 18 a real estate Page 5 classified. 41 5 scene. 29 4 editorial.20 2 sports. 23 3 metropolitan section.,. 13 a a television ,38 4 Oil. 18 2 theater. 39 4 perspective. 21 a it vital statistics. 49 5 opinion a prominent Black official is telling it like it is the decent people should run the criminals out of the neighbourhood Page 20 in the Rush to adjourn. Congress left an important Board without funds to operate according to columnist Jack Anderson Page 20scene science explores ancient stories of the sea part seven in courses by newspaper Page 30 amazing Grace the Faith ship growing in Norman Tooman s Back Yard will sail hopefully in 1977 Page 29sports reds beat Yankees. 5-1 in opener but lose Pitcher Don Gullett tor rest of world series with ankle injury Page 23 Bakersfield College takes advantage of eight Golden West turnovers for 37-21 Victory Page 23business top level report says plutonium breeder reactor eyed As Power Plant of future May not be Worth the risks Page 18 v Buuri renegades. .37 Oregon St. .10 Stanford. 34 Iowa St.21 Urcla 62 Golden West 21 Cai .9 Washington .28 Missouri. 17 Wash. St. 3 on Page 23

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