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Eureka Times Standard (Newspaper) - April 10, 1990, Eureka, California Defending champs open with a win Page 15 Page 3 Arcata nine still unbeaten on season Page 15 How the greeks get the most out of food lager mostly Cloudy Chance of rain More information Back of sections Mes Standard vol. Xxxvii a no. 98 since 1854 tuesday april to 1990 35 cents Eureka Californi tuesday briefing Trinidad Man pleads innocent to pot charges Portland Ore a Trinidad Man pleaded innocent monday in Federal court to charges stemming from a raid on the California Sun. A marijuana Laden Eureka shrimp boat. Michael e. Mccutcheon. 41. Had been on the . Marshals "15 most wanted Quot list until he was arrested March 31 in Phoenix. Ariz he faces charges of engaging in a continuing criminal Enterprise conspiracy and Possession of More than 1.000 kilograms of marijuana with intent to distribute he had been a fugitive since Oregon police raided an 8-ton marijuana unloading operation 15 Miles North of Gold Beach in june 1987. A dozen North coast men have been indicted in connection with the Case nearly All of those Are in Federal prison injured arc Alan is improving Arcata a an Arcata woman who was struck by a car last week is making a steady recovery Margaret a Forrester 27, of Arcata has been moved out of the intensive care unit at mad River Community Hospital and was listed in satisfactory condition this morning. Forrester was critically injured wednesday when she was hit by a car while walking along Samoa Boulevard in Manila lebanese group free 3 hostages Beirut Lebanon Impi three hostages a a French woman her belgian Boyfriend and their baby daughter a were freed today in front of the French embassy following negotiations Between belgian officials and the Abu Nidal extremist group the release also came after libyan Leader Moa mar Gadwah last wednesday called for the release of Western hostages to Mark the moslem holy month of Ramadan five gunmen in two cars drop Ped Jacqueline Valente 31. Fer nand Hout Ekins. 42. And their baby daughter Sophie near the main Gate of the tree shaded French embassy in West Beirut shortly after Daybreak acc tined killer facet july 9 trial Santa Rosa up it the at Torney for Ramon Salcido accused of killing seven people in eluding hts wife and two of his three children said the murder trial would begin july 9 in red Wood City Salcido will remain in the Santa Rosa jail until the trial starts in san Mateo county Superior court attorney Marteen Miller said Monda California lottery monday dec co cards drawn 3 of hearts. To of clubs 7 of diamonds 3 of Spades there were 30 winners of 15.000 each in saturdays drawing Heeg min Landers. 9 Stro graph. Zug classified. .21-23 comics. 29 Crons word. 22 or. Oil. 20 editorial. I entertainment. .25 Good styles. 17 19 Jacobs on Bridge. 29 Jumble. .22 Money Mallert. Ii North c Oast today. H-9 obituaries. 2 j police fire Calls. In Public notices. 23 sports. 15-Mi television log. To weather. In kiss of death Walesa says he will run for president a Bulldozer begins the chore of demolishing a warehouse formerly used by the Humboldt Bay rowing association and the Hsu Crew time Standard photo by tim Parson team As work opened today on the Adomi site in Eureka. The first phase also involves removal of contaminated soil. Eureka begins soil cleanup at Adorni site on waterfront by Charles w in Kier Elmr Standard staff Symn Eureka a work began this morning on the Adorni memorial facility Golden West builders inc of Walnut Creek jumped into the $3 3 million recreation project s first phase which will include soil removal and tearing Down a warehouse at the foot of k Street. Said City associate Engineer Gary Houghton the two month phase estimated at slightly More than $391,600, will focus on soil testing and the removal of fuel soaked dirt slightly tainted soil is to be dumped at the Cummings Road Landfill near Eureka and the More contaminated dirt will go to a Redding Landfill heavily contaminated soil will be sent to a yet undetermined Haz ardous waste dump. Houghton said the soil on site w ill be tested As we go determination on what to do with that soil will be done As the tests come in. He said. Adding that City officials expect to excavate about 6,000 tons of dirt Quot we have High Hopes everything will go smoothly Quot Houghton said the Adorni project funded through a bequest by the late Harry j Adorni is a proposed waterfront recreation Center with a gymnasium meeting rooms and other facilities however the soil cleanup is being paid for by the City Ana May Cost up to $550,000. Depending on the level of con lamination the City has until october 1991 to finish the project if that deadline is not met. The Adorni millions will go to Humboldt county Houghton said the City Consul Tan Selvege Heber. Nelson and associates of Eureka will be at the project continuously to test dirt As it is removed the work site and waterfront parking lot will be fenced off for Public safety along with the Section of waterfront drive from second Street to the boat ramp under the Samoa Bridge he said however residents can still reach the water front Amphitheater and Park area on fool via the Access Trail Quot we Hope the Public will be patient with us on the waterfront drive closure Quot Houghton said Quot the project when finished will be of great value to the City of Eureka Quot the next phase in the Adorni project is expected to begin this summer it will include construe Tion of the Center itself followed by a parking lot and an Extension of waterfront drive from l to k Street polish Leader is bitter Over Reform Pace Warsaw. Poland up Solidarity Leader Lech Walesa said today he will run for president in the next elections the polish news Agency Pap said Quot i confirm Quot Walesa told Pap in a Telephone conversation from Gdansk regarding an interview in the newspaper Wycie Warszawa with Solidarity sen Jaroslaw Kaczynski who said Walesa would run president Wojciech Jaruzelski the former communist party Leader. Was narrowly elected to a six year term by parliament on july 19,1989 a parliamentary spokesman said a new election for president would be held Only if the current president resigned died or if he faced charges brought by the parliament however it is widely expected the current parliament May not serve out its term in that cast the Politi Cal Arena could be expected to change dramatically a and could Lead to Jaruzelski a resignation Quot the Kaczynski have done me an ill turn Quot Walesa told Pap. Referring to both the senator and the senator s brother Lech another prominent Solidarity activist. Quot they said it too Early and i May lose due to that Well we have Freedom of the press i confirm Quot Walesa said there Are Quot Many Clever and worthwhile people in the Quot we must however Speed up the Pace of reforms and eliminate old arrangements he said earlier Walesa led about 2,000 workers on the first protest rally against Solidarity prime minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki. Charging him with implementing economic reforms too slowly. Walesa toyed with the idea of run eng for both president and prime minister As Solidarity was setting up its government last year but then took himself out of the running preferring a behind the scenes role however his influence on Mazowiecki his former adviser has been waning in recent months As the tatters own popularity has grown the Solidarity Leader is also known to be somewhat envious of the International attention gained by his czechoslovak counterpart Vaclav Havel since he was inaugurated As president last december following that country s peaceful revolution Quot or prime minister i was right saying that it the Pace of reforms has lasted too Long Quot Walesa said during the rally at which workers Drew up a statement calling for the firing of directors who Are impeding Progress sheriff hopefuls differ on costs qualifications by de tim mansard mall a met Eureka the challenger to Humboldt county sheriff Dave Hen Ner charged monday night that Ren Ner has wasted taxpayers dollars and displayed poor leadership but in an hour Long candidate debate. Renner said that under his eight year administration the hum Boldt county sheriff s department has become one of the finest in nor them California he also suggested that his challenger former sheriffs Deputy Carl Anderson does not have the training for the Job Quot for eight years i be managed a department that has 170 men and women and a current budget of $8 million Quot said Renner who is Runn my for his third term. Quot to make such decisions you need expert ence. Anderson served As a Deputy for to years before he left the department in i960 to assume Security manage ment responsibilities for Pacific lumber co a i stayed Here with the count preparing budgets and gaining the Renner told Anderson Quot you during the debate sponsored but the Humboldt county Public employees association. Anderson said Renner has displayed Quot a Lack of effective leadership which has led to Low morale in the department Quot As examples. Anderson pointed to the chronically overcrowded county jail and to what he called a Lack of police Protection in unincorporated areas see sheriff. Back of Section Roden tin Mort i Oast comic creator Hopes to have new sensation with Black Belt hamsters by Charlet w Inkler 11 or Mallard Tuff a flirt Eureka watch out Humboldt county they re Hack. Quot adolescent radioactive Black Belt hamsters Quot a comic Book created in 1986 by North coast writer Don Chin May be poised for a pop culture breakthrough the Black Belt hamsters soon will appear on to shirts As plastic action figures in video cartoons and just byte a major motion picture similar to the Box office smash Quot teenage mutant ninja turtles Chin a 2year-old Eureka rest Dent said he dreamed up the heroic hamsters while attending a hum hoist state University biology class he denied rumours that he was Carv a my up rodents at the time Quot the rest is Semi Chin said noting that his hamsters Are a satire a not a Ripoff a of the ninja turtles the hamsters appeared soon after the turtles Quot teenage mutant ninja turtles weren to a big Success yet when i first spoofed he said bin who writes the adventures has collaborated with three artists in bringing the hamsters to larger than life Patrick Parsons. To Templeton and most recently. San Francisco based artist Ken Hooper the furry awesome foursome after acquiring super Powers from a radioactive explosion in space have appeared in four 3 d magazines and 20 regular comic books the adolescent radioactive Black Belt hamsters named after Clint Eastwood Ami three Kung fun stars Are a Clint sporting a Mohawk and blasting foes with laser beam eyes a Bruce w to turns into the Hulk my. 2-Toti toe Jam monster a Huck with explosive glowing Power punches and kicks a Jackie who flies and is a past w inner of the whiner of the year award the hamsters foes Range from evil girl scouts to the Coo clucks clan a White supremacist group that worships col Sanders of Ken Tucky Fried Chicken weird you it bul it id has earned More than $50,000 from comic sales in the past several years enough to help him buy a House recently the hamsters were placed on inactive duty As Chin turned his energies to a computer store venture and marriage wily is the super team Back now Quot the Success of the ninja turtles has definitely been an influence in the revival of the Chin said candidly the revival will swing into gear later this month with a reissue of the hamsters exploits this summer the new Jersey based talking tops t shirt company of shop saurus Fame will Market the rodents a Ion wide and at Christmas time expect to see adolescent radioactive action figures in the stores and video car Toons video games and a motion picture May be in the works pending the hamsters reception by american children Chin said the comic series is More fun than violent Quot it does no to have much More violence than w hat you see on we e to wrestling the hamsters Are More inclined to run than Chin said. But that May change As the new older Black Belt hamsters unleash the Force of a hitherto untapped Power Quot they hit puberty a Chin said Don Chin

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