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Eureka Times Standard (Newspaper) - April 4, 1990, Eureka, California Home health director is honoured Page la big Rio Dell tract will be pared Down. Jazz great Sarah Vaughan dead at 66�,. Eureka oks summer water rates. Coastal fog otherwise partly Cloudy More information Back of section0tanfrart> vol. Xxxvii a no. 92 since 1854 wednesday april 4, 1990 35 cents Eureka. California wednesday a &Quot,.y,� f a i i briefing gets new device to test drinking Drivers Sacramento up the California Highway patrol is giving its officers a device enabling them to make a preliminary judgment about whether a Driver has had too much to drink commissioner Maury Hannigan announced tuesday. Manufactured into meters inc. Of St. Louis the 800 Alcoset Sor Iii devices distributed Tocop offices this month will provide digital readouts of the blood alcohol level in Drivers systems Hannigan said officers will ask motorists to blow into the preliminary alcohol screening Pas devices on a voluntary basis if they Are stopped on suspicion of Drunken driving but have not been arrested. The Pas device is not a breathalyzer because it does no to provide a printed readout of results that can be used in court Hannigan said. It is not concealed or disguised to look like a flashlight and will be used Only with Drivers consent. Boesky released from n. Prison new York up convicted inside trader Ivan Boesky one of Wall Street s richest Stock speculators before he pleaded guilty to securities Law violations was released today from a Brooklyn Halfway House officials said. Boesky 53, once a leading Wall Street Wheeler dealer who came to symbolize greed in the 1980s, was released about 5 a in from the Brooklyn Community corrections Center in Brooklyn a bed Ford Stuyvesant Section since feb. 5, Boesky has been permitted to live at his Home on a Home confinement program that requires him to report to the Halfway House twice a week said Richard Luna a spokesman for the Bureau of prisons he came to came into the Halfway House and signed the papers that made him a free Man and left said a shift supervisor at the Halfway House who declined to give his name. Lax it a to head israeli coalition Jerusalem up labor party Leader Shimon Peres in formed president Chaim Herzog today he had the necessary sup port to form Israel s next government after two weeks of intense political bargaining army radio reported. The announcement came shortly after Peres signed an agreement with a parliament member who broke away from the right Wing liked party but the labor party declined to immediately specify who would be part of a corded coalition army radio reporte California lottery tuesday Recco cards or a n Ace of hearts 4 of clubs Ace of diamonds Jack of Spades there were 22 players in Mon Days draw who won $5, to each for picking the four winning cards in inf it f is Ann Landers. .12 Astrograph in classified .14-16 comic. In crossword. Or. Iott. Editorial. In .4 entertainment. .20 Kocsis on Kern Dale. .5 Jacoby on Bridge,., Jumble. Mouse matter. In .15 .7 North coast today. .1113 obituaries. .9 police Eire Calls. Public notices. Sports. Television log .17-19 Veather. .6 Salmon trollers bid is crushed panel wont allow quota to increase David Forster times Standard staff r1u-r Eureka a North coast Salmon trollers tuesday lost their bid for increased Salmon quotas for the 1990 season. The Pacific fishery management Council quashed a proposal that it allow 10,000 More Klamath River Chinook Salmon to be caught this year. Only three of the councils 13 members voted to raise the catch limit. Two of them were Jerry Thomas and Peter Leipzig both from Eureka hundreds of people including North coast rep. Doug Bosco a Sebastopol packed a conference room at the Eureka inn on monday night and urged the Council to give them More fish this year local trollers contend that necessarily strict Salmon quotas Are driving them out of business. But the Council adopted tuesday a with virtually no dissent among its members a tentative season lengths and quotas for this year. The most stringent regulations proposed Are for the Klamath management zone which includes Humboldt and Del Norte counties the Council tentatively adopted All three options that had been proposed for the zone each option would allow fishing in the zone for Only a few weeks out of the entire five to six month season option i would allow commercial Salmon fishermen carry protest signs and a coffin they used to signify the death of their Industry after tuesday s meeting. Trollers to catch 40 percent the allowable catch option 2 allows a 37.5 percent of the allowable catch and option 3 allows then to catch 35 percent of the allowable catch. Final regulations will be adopted Friday. All options received a Cool recep Tion from local fishermen for most groups favouring one Over the others was a matter of selecting the lesser of three evils. A option one is the one we d like to have Quot said mat Bingham president of the Pacific coast federation of see Salmon Back of Section Walsh hiring gets of City Hopes to Cut costs of cleanup Charles Winkler tour staa4ard lad or Terr Eureka a the City will negotiate for the consulting services of former Humboldt county super visor Danny Walsh however even if Walsh is hired it May be too late for him to Cut soil cleanup costs at the Adomi recreation facility. On tuesday the City Council voted 3-2, councilmen Jim Lamont and Jim Worthen dissenting to authorize the City staff to Hammer out a $2,l 0lper-month contract with Walsh and set a performance guideline a in terms of Cost savings in Adomi and other projects for the former county super visor to meet councilman de Davenport a suggested performance test is that Walsh save the City Between $400,000 and $500,000 per year the final contract for up to $25,000 a year is expected to come Back to the Council for approval april 17 Quot if or Walsh did not produce the savings he would be history a Davenport said. A the would be self destructing if he does no to produce a but Limont and Worthen said it Danny Walsh $25,000 a year Deal is unrealistic to expect Walsh to Cut costs up to $500,000 a year Lamont also said it s a highly unlikely that Walsh will help trim the expense of cleaning up Conj laminated soil at the adorn project because the contractor Golden West builders of Walnut Creek begins work monday Worthen said the City would be doing Well if it saved $50,000 a we re putting too High a value on this he said of Davenport s performance test councilman Tom Hannah sup red the guideline saying it will up the City staff negotiate an equitable contract for the City. See Walsh bark of Section por Nel judge halts trial of Deputy facing molestation charges Lisa Shaw Linn a firt Matt a re try Eureka a a mistrial was declared tuesday in the trial of a former Humboldt county sheriffs Deputy charged with child molestation Superior court judge William Ferroggiaro halted the trial of Kevin Christie late tuesday the second Day of testimony in the Case prosecutor Michael of Hedley of the state attorney general s office said today the mistrial resulted because Ferroggiaro declared that the prosecution did not provide the defense with a self incriminating statement Christie had made to a witness in the Case the witness the Mother of one of the alleged molestation victims testified tuesday that when she con fronted Christie about his alleged fondling of her 13 year old daughter and some of the girl s friends. Christie replied a so maybe i did rub them but i Wasny to trying to do anything a the woman said she had observed Christie 32, giving Hack rubs to her daughter who testified monday that Christie had sometimes stroked the sides of her breasts and her buttocks the girls Mother also testified tuesday that Christie would wrestle with the girls and that he sometimes Lay on the floor with them while watching television at night she said she Felt uncomfortable with Christie s conduct around the teenagers and had asked him to Stop More than six months before her daughter told her that Christie had come into her bedroom and fondled her while she was sleeping shortly after the girl s Mother began her testimony tuesday afternoon a break was called when court returned to session just after 3 p rn., o Reilley said judge Ferroggiaro cleared the courtroom and the defense attorney made a number of motions including one for a mistrial Ferroggiaro excused the jury in the Case the two sides will meet again april 20, and a new trial Date is expected to be set at that time Christie a former Deputy at the sheriff s substation in Hoopa is charged with six counts of lewd con duct with a child younger than 14. Three counts of penetration with a foreign object with a child younger than 14 and one count of penetration with a foreign object with a child younger than 16 the state attorney general s of flee is prosecuting the Case because the Humboldt county District at Torney s office was disqualified Christie is free on his own recognizance Lithuania tops Agenda for meetings Washington up United states concerns about trouble in Lithuania top the Agenda of three Days of pre Summit talks Between Secretary of state James Baker and soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze the talks were to begin today and Shevardnadze on his arrival recognized u s. Concerns about Lithuania and said a honest dialogue a is the Best Way to address tensions in the rebellious Baltic state. A your main weapon in resolving issues is dialogue an honest dialogue this is what we Are looking Forward to Quot said Shevardnadze whose three Day visit is to include a meeting with president Bash on Friday. The Washington Summit Between Bush and soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev is scheduled for june a firm Date is one Issue that will be discussed during the pre Summit talks which May carry Over into a second session in the soviet Union next month. Soviet officials said despite outstanding pre sum or details state department spokeswoman Margaret Tutwiler said a you can be sure that Lithuania will be at the top of Secretary Baker s Agenda a Shevardnadze arrived in Washington tuesday As develop menus on Lithuania sent mixed signals on the level of tension in the soviet Union in a sign of easing tension. Soviet see t Alks. Back of Section Feinstein a plan to Cut into lottery prizes draws fire armm a a in Sacramento up gubernatorial hopeful Dianne Feinstein a proposal to help finance a pre school program with Money now going to lottery winners Drew opposition tuesday from her democratic rival and state lottery officials. A of Einstein a plan could not work a lottery spokeswoman Joanne Mcnabb said a a what a being suggested would be a bad business decision that would result in fewer pee pie playing and less Money going to schools a spokesman for attorney general John Van de ramp Feinstein a democratic rival also said the plan a Flat out wont work Quot and Citee other states that raised their prize pools to encourage players Feinstein addressing the Califon a chamber of Commerce proposed revising the division of lottery Revenue to pay part of her proposed $850 million a jump Start program that would offer 4 year Olds a Chance to Start school. Feinstein gave no details of the plan previously mentioned in january but told reporters lottery prizes could be reduced so More Money could be earmarked for education she wants 50 percent instead of the current 34 percent of lottery revenues to go to education. Some of the revenues would be spent on the jump Start program Feinstein said sin did t think capping the size of a Jackpot which in february hit a record $68 5 million would discourage players or shrink the pot. A somewhere along the line enough is Feinstein said Quot out of exasperated Hope people begin to spend life savings on lottery tickets i done to think that s something the government ought to encourage peo pie to do a a but Mcnabb said the current 50 percent prize payout a is very Standard in the lottery Industry a and compares favourably with other states the lottery Bas provided $3 5 billion for schools in three years and to change the formula w Ould require a two thirds vote of the legislature Van de ramp who addressed the chamber shortly before Feinstein. Accused his rival candidates without naming them of making Campaign promises a that would make a budget officer Blush. A without suggesting ways to pay for them a a you la hear enormously expensive proposals offered with the glib Assurance that we can pay for them Rcpt lording he said Van de ramp pledged himself to a policy of a specific plans backed up specific Revenue sources Quot Ami touted his three initiatives on ethics environment and crime proposed for the november ballot As examples he said his ethics initiative which would limit legislators terms in of flee and curb special interest fun drawing is necessary to restore Trast in government but he tempered his usual criticism of the legislature As a a a swamp and instead said most legislators he knows Are a decent hardworking honest pm so ple but Hie system they work in is relentless in its limn Standard photo tim Parson

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