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DuBois Courier Express (Newspaper) - May 20, 1983, DuBois, Pennsylvania More Page one Friday May 20,1983 Page two Papadakos top voter Gette Reland Anderson Center of suit Little Eland Anderson 7, separated from his Mother for three years in an alleged child abduction Case gets acquainted with his dog Oates in Denver. The boy s Mother is. Willow Lynn Cramlet was awarded $5.9 million by a Federal jury. The woman alleged the boy had been babysat while her husband was interviewed on the Phil Donohue show. The boy s father Wayne Anderson was interviewed by Donohue on a segment dealing with parental abduction of children. A production company babysat the child. Anderson will go to Colorado to fight for Legal custody. Up witnesses say ban Chambers Harrisburg up grisly accounts of animal deaths in decompression Chambers have not convinced a House comma tee chairman a Bill Banning the disposal method will be approved by panel members. 1 witnesses before the House agriculture committee thursday claimed the machines even when operated properly cause excruciating deaths for dogs cats and other Small animals. They urged passage of a Bill that would outlaw the Chambers and require the use of drug injections to kill surplus animals. Humane organizations would still be Able to shoot animals to death in limited circumstances. Agriculture chairman Samuel Morrisd Chester said the com Mittee will vote within a few weeks on the Bill sponsored by rep. Thomas Murphy d Allegheny. A the subject has got to be addressed More thoroughly than this Bill does Quot said Morris. But the measure Quot goes a Long Way toward correcting the i humaneness or alleged i humaneness of decompression Chambers Quot he added. Morris said committee Mem hers concerns about the Legisla Tion could cause it to be revised or delayed. Most of an audience of 50 people applauded witnesses who spoke against the devices and described the allegedly grisly deaths in vivid terms. Quot even under Ideal conditions they cause pain suffering and distress a said George Cave president of trans species unlimited Centre county. Lois Stevenson representing the euthanasia panel of the american veterinary medical association called consideration of the Bill Quot a test of the Golden Rule and your witnesses said 21 states England and Canada have banned the Chambers and Many Penn Sylvania humane groups and animal shelters have voluntarily stopped using them. Clay Criswell of the Harrisburg humane society opposed the legislation because he said govern ment should not interfere where private organizations Are capable of making their own decisions. He said euthanize action of animals is Quot most distasteful regardless of the method Quot but his organization believes it should have the discretion to use the method of its Choice. Murphy said he was bothered Many committee members skipped the hearing and feared they would be swayed by Quot misinformation Quot opponents to his Bill might Robert h. Lyle a vote total for the race for Register and recorder in Jefferson county was misprinted yesterday. His total is 5,584. The incumbent was uncontested for the Republican nomination. By Harry Stoffer United press International the Allegheny county judge who made a name for himself Stop Ping mortgage foreclosures on jobless workers is the apparent Winner of both party nominations for state supreme court seat the latest unofficial primary election returns indicate. With 97 percent of the precincts reporting Democrat Nicholas Papadakos led by 7,200 votes Over endorsed Republican Lee Swartz of Harrisburg in the race for the gop nomination. Papadakos easily won the democratic nomination Over six contenders. If the official count verifies his gop Victory he would automatically win the seat in the nov. 8 election barring an extraordinary Independent or write in Campaign. A Papadakos win would give democrats a 5 2 majority on the High court. Still close on the gop ballot but out of Contention is democratic Clearfield jury splits it s verdict Clearfield a Clearfield county criminal court jury late thursday afternoon found John m. Bakaysa 19. Of Mahaffey guilty of vehicular homicide. However Bakaysa was acquitted of an involuntary manslaughter charge filed by police after a sept. 5 Accident near Mcgee Mills resulted in the death of Paul Armstrong 16, of Burnside a passenger in the Bakaysa car. The jury received the Case from president judge John k. Reilly or. About 1 30 . Yesterday and returned shortly after 4 30 . With the verdicts. Testimony was being heard today in the trial of Nile Albin Linberg Greensburg who is charged with drunk driving and a traffic violation. The trial of Bradley b. Mcginnis w. Washington ave., Dubois charged with Drunken driving and reckless driving a summary of sense May be continued according to the latest information from the District attorneys office. The Case had been expected to go to trial next week. To be continued is the trial of Ronald Lee Maines presently confined to the Jefferson county prison. Maines will be tried in Jefferson county court for escape. He is charged in Clearfield county with burglary criminal attempt theft criminal mischief and accidents involving damage to attended vehicle or property. The Linberg trial will conclude this week s criminal court session. Court will reconvene at 9 . Monday for the second week. Bakaysa will be sentenced later according to Punxsutawney state police. 18 from area get jury Call Clearfield eighteen Dubois area people have been called for jury duty during the second week of the May term of Clearfield county criminal court beginning monday. They Are Dubois a Helen Reiser Robert w. Fauls John f. Hangartner Alta p. Hanson Alex Mauk Dorothy l. Moorehouse Joseph w. Parana Deborah l. Przestrzelsk and Clarence w. Spicher. Grampian a Richard a. Snyder w. Earl Ramsey Joyce e. Rentz and Allen c. Guiher. Rockton Ralph c. Brown. Glenn k. Kirk and Julia a. Kroft. Penfield Glenn e. Smith Iii. Troutville a Elizabeth Ann Knarr. Berks county judge Thomas Eshelman. The totals with 97 percent of 9,548 precincts reporting Are Papadakos 189,112 Swartz 181,895 Eshelman 172,740 Richard Johnson Swartz Campaign director said thursday Quot i done to want to concede anything until we see too percent of he noted some inconsistencies in the unofficial counts. They show for example that 10,000 More Allegheny county republicans voted in the judicial race than in the county commissioner contest an unlikely occurrence. Papadakos won the gop vote in Allegheny county by 36,000 votes. Luzerne and Schuylkill counties were the last to provide unofficial tallies thursday but 8 percent of Philadelphia precincts remained uncounted. The final Philadelphia votes were expected to close the Gap but not enough for Swartz to win. Official counts have to be certified to the state elections Bureau by june 6. New vote totals in t in Commonwealth court race showed Republican Allentown attorney Madaline Palladino apparently failed in an Effort to capture both parties nominations. Miss Palladino who previously served a two year interim term on the court won the Republican primary but finished fourth in the democratic race to nominate three candidates for the general election. With 94 percent reported she had 251,455 votes trailing Allegheny county judge Francis Barry with 358,965 Philadelphia judge John Chiovero 262,612 and Philadelphia judge James Colins 256,409. Many of the uncounted returns Are from Philadelphia where Colins is expected to win enough additional votes to offset any gain miss Palladino May make when Luzerne county releases its still unt Allied figures for Commonwealth court. One of the five nominations in the democratic Superior court contest was still in doubt Between Luzerne county judge Peter Olszewski and Philadelphia judge Lawrence Prattis. With 97 percent reported Olszewski led for the fifth Slot by 286,046 to 278,177. Prattis is expected to gain in the final Philadelphia tally but Olszewski has fared better in Rural parts of the state where scattered returns Are still uncounted. The four winners were incumbent Phyllis Beck of Montgomery county with 408,018 Allegheny county judge Patrick Tamilia 332,528 Allegheny county judge Joseph Del sole 306,913 and incumbent Frank Montemuro of Philadelphia 293,511. In All four candidates a Papadakos Montemuro mrs. Beck and Barry a captured both Par ties nominations. Big pow wow a Interior Secretary James Watt Center took time away from a 20th birthday party for Lake Powell to meet with indians from Northern Arizona and Southern Utah at Wahweah Marina Ariz. Up Watt celebrates birthday by Karen m. Magnuson Wahweah Marina Ariz. Up a Interior Secretary James Watt held a festive 20th birthday party for Lake Powell a Man made Lake but environmentalists staged a funeral for the Canyon buried beneath it. Watt sidestepped the environmentalists thursday to Hail Lake Powell As a product of leaders who braved Quot the abuse of Public opinion a so people could have a better Way of life. About too picket carrying pro testers organized by the group Quot Earth first Quot vowed to harass Watt and turn the festivities into a funeral. But the demonstrations were peaceful and Watt who declined to attend some ceremonies to avoid confrontations with group members said he never saw the Radical environmentalists. Watt declined comment on the demonstrations except to say he thought a the flooding of Glen Canyon is a Cost to society and i think the benefits outweigh the Watt said Lake Powell a visited by nearly 2 million tourists last year a is a Success Story and a positive asset for society that also provides electrical Power to too communities and water for Southwest Farmers. A Are the sacrifices and the costs of building Lake Powell and the Glen Cayon dam Worth it yes its Worth it Quot Watt told a birthday luncheon attended by More than 300 people. But Earth first founder Dave Foreman said a Glen Canyon dam in symbolic of the destruction of the american West. It destroyed probably the most magical Canyon on Earth. Quot it also represents a situation where conservationists compromised. They could have stopped the Glen Canyon dam but they did t fight it and we lost it Quot Foreman said. A what we Hope to accomplish to Day is to show not Only is the Glen Canyon dam symbolic of the destruction of wilderness but James Watt is symbolic of the attitude that causes such destruction Quot he said. Watt said National leaders 30 years ago saw the Long Range benefits of developing Lake Powell and he said Public officials today must also make decisions that will Benefit future generations. Quot do we have the intestinal fortitude today to make decisions of comparable commitment so that in 20 or 30 years another gathering of 400 people can be held and they can say thank god that in the 1980s there were men and women who would take the abuse of Public opinion and commit the resources of America so we might have our enhanced Quality of Quot this is a site of Progress. There is no Progress without change and no Progress without Cost a Watt said. Earlier in the Day about two dozen protesters crowded on a Flag and placard draped Houseboat to protest the birthday party while another three dozen Earth first members chanted from the nearby Beach. Lake Powell is the nations second largest Man made Lake backing up the Colorado River for More than too Miles from northeastern Arizona into Southeastern Bieber new chief Owen Bieber elected to replace Douglas Fraser As president of the Law made his inaugural address in Dallas thursday saying that Union members had Given All the concessions they were going to give to Auto makers. Up agents Nab 5 in drug tote ring Williamsport. A. Up three men and two women have been arrested by Federal agents in connection with the trafficking of methamphetamine from Central Pennsylvania to new Jersey. The Fri in Williamsport identified the suspects thursday As Donald Andreasi. 27. Of rd4 Bloomsburg Roxanna Burkland 32, of Danville and Howard Kuster or 36 Thomas Sorrentino 42, and Peggy Ann Frazier 41. All of Matawan . Spokesman Delmar Mayfield said the five allegedly transported a significant quantities of methamphetamine or Speed from the Williamsport area to Matawan from april 1981 to june 1982. The arrests followed a joint investigation by the Fri and the state attorney general a Bureau of narcotics investigation in Kingston. The suspects were charged with conspiracy to travel in interstate Commerce with the intent to deliver and conspiracy to manufacture distribute and possess methamphetamine said Mayfield. Andreasi was held in the Dauphin county prison in lieu of $50,000 bail and is. Burkland was released on $25,000 bail following arraigned before a . Magistrate in Harrisburg said Mayfield. Kuster Sorrentino and Frazier were arraigned by a Federal magistrate in new Jersey and released on their own recognizance the Fri said. Panel reroutes reimbursements by Kathleen Klein Harrisburg up the real estate commission has been ordered to Stop accepting expense payments from developers for out of state trips to inspect their property. The state ethics commission said thursday the reimbursements for food lodging and travel costs could make it appear favourable treatment influences whether real estate commissioners recommend approval of developments. The eight member real estate commission was directed to reroute reimbursements from developers through the state a so that economic Contact Between the Developer and real estate commissioner who is evaluating him does face prison terms five tired vote counters quit Somerset. A. Up five exhausted poll workers May face a two year prison term for ignoring a court order that they finish counting primary election votes forcing a judge to impound the ballots. Somerset county common pleas judge Norman Shaulis had sheriffs deputies deliver the ballots to the election computation Board where he predicted officials would count the votes today a in a couple county officials cannot recall a Flap similar to the one that began wednesday after the five told election officials they would continue the count after sleeping. They had worked at the polls in Ideal fire Hall in Bens Creek since 7 . Tuesday and had been counting the votes in Conemaugh townships second District All night. A county solicitor brought it before Shaulis who ordered the officials to finish the work because it was their duty under an election Law and failure could bring a Misdemeanour charge and possibly a $1,000 Fine and two years in prison. But Shaulis said the weary workers stopped the count late in the afternoon after some had worked More than 33 hours straight leaving themselves open for a contempt of court charge. Shaulis also noted the five did not take any help from two clerks he had sent to help with the count. Mary Zupan judge of Clee tons in charge of counting the votes cast by an estimated 700 to 1,500 voters said Quot the Way it is set up is not right. You have to leap from one Side of the paper to the othe and there is no Way you can count 1,500 votes that reminded the refusal to finish might land her in jail is. Zupan said a a that a Okay. That does no to bother me a Shaulis said the poll officials simply Quot did no to follow instructions on tabulating votes noting problems arose last year in the same District requiring an election recount. Quot it really is a backbreaking Job Quot said Shaulis who suggested county officials change to voting machines. Quot but everyone somehow always managed to do results of the vote count on the lengthy ballot could change the apparent outcome of one township supervisor race and four races for the township s school Board but were expected to have Little effect on statewide and countywide races. Not take place Quot said ethics commissioner Carl Weiss. Quot unless you arc compensated directly from the state the suspicion could exist that your decision is being influenced by the treat ment you get from the Developer said ethics commissioner John Foley. Quot what we Are trying to do is protect your the out of state inspections have been criticized As vacations at the expense of developers but real estate commissioners defend them As necessary to protect Pennsyl Vania investors. Some critics contend out of state inspections Are unnecessary because the . Housing and l r ban development department must approve developments that advertise interstate Hud does not however conduct on site inspections said real estate commission chairman Francis Mulcahy. Quot our purpose in going is to make sure the property is not five feet underwater. There a a lot More involved than just looking at the site he said commissioners receive no an Nual salary but the state pays $30 for each Day spent on official business primarily monthly com Mission meetings. The practice of Billing developers directly was adopted because delays in state reimbursements for on site inspections sometimes left commissioners a out of pocket a thousand dollars Quot said real estate commissioner Samuel Saxton of Allentown. While commissioners can get expense Money in Advance from the state such allowances Are limited to $300 and must be requested 60 Days in Advance the commissioners said

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