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Eureka Times Standard (Newspaper) - August 2, 1979, Eureka, California
1 Over vie w thursday August 2,1979 vol. Xxvi no. 210 Eureka California 24 fallen 25 world tfx Aviv. Israel apr two West Bank arabs surrendered 36 hours after the Hatchet murder of an army Reserve Soldier and re enacted the killing for the police the israeli state radio reported Ottawa apr a polish Diplomat reputed to be a master spy who died two weeks ago succumbed to a massive stroke according to autopsy results the Coroner reported there was a nothing unusual about Koszar Tryc s death Toronto apr King Tut fever has hit Canada but Many of those afflicted Are from the United states vouchers went on Sale wednesday in Canadian cities for tickets to the touring exhibit of relics from the Tomb of the egyptian boy King people lined up As Early As 1 30 a m nation Boston map it a the Beacon Hill service station owner who gained National notoriety Tor Selling unleaded gasoline at $1 aft a gallon faces arraignment on 28 counts of overcharging his customers Glenn . Was indicted wednesday b i Federal fraud jury on charges of Selling gasoline above Federal guidelines Boston apr Massachusetts House speaker Thomas w Mcgee furious at reports he has succumbed to pressure from son Edward \1 Kennedy he will make his own division about whether to try and push Back the Date of the states second in the nation presidential primary on May 4 California san Francisco map a former assistant u s attorney who participated in the indictment of .12 hell s Angels says there is nothing unethical in his joining a Legal firm representing the hell s Angels. A there is no ethical problem at All in Light of the agreement we be made and ethical understanding we have Between us As said Mark w ebb after resigning san i Koo a a Superior court judge has Given Pacific Southwest airlines one week to decide whether it will admit financial liability for the collision Between a spa let and a Small plane last sept 25 this follows the announcement that More than half of the suits filed in the Wake of that crash have been settled out of court for an unannounced sum Island Mountain Tunnel to open in fall Island Mountain the Island Mountain Railroad Tunnel which was destroyed by fire last september and has blocked rail traffic to the North coast since that time May be opened by late september or Early october the Northwestern Pacific Railroad Conwit is expected to announce today that the Railroad will resume operations by Early november Southern Pacific transportation co president d k Mcnear however estimated service May begin the first week in october sources told the times Standard the two Crews of miners rebuilding the 4,323 foot Tunnel from opposite ends Are expected to break through late september or Early october the reconstruction has been particularly arduous and expensive and Southern Pacific Railroad co., Parent company of twi had published a map indicating the rail line North of Willits May be subject to abandonment within the next three years. But company officials have indicated that Long portions of the Tunnel were recently discovered intact requiring Only cleanup and steel reinforcement according to a spokesman Only 600 feet of the Tunnel remain collapsed further sections of the Tunnel May be substantially intact speeding the rebuilding Effort we re pretty sure the workers will shake hands and the Tunnel will be open by late said one company spokesman a at last there s a Light at the end of the Tunnel said rep Don Clausen. R Crescent City a we have been working with the Railroad officials to insure they fully understood the importance of the Railroad to the North coast Quot Clausen said a a balanced integrated and coordinated transportation system a for Eureka and Humboldt county includes a rail link to the a or trunk lines. A the reopening of the Tunnel is a major engineering achievement and one for which Southern Pacific Northwest Pacific and Morrison Knudsen deserve great Clausen said a when i visited the Tunnel last april i was impressed both with the enormity of the task and the professional manner in which it was timing pursued a assemblyman Douglas Bosco. A Occidental. Said the Tunnel closing has caused great difficulty in transporting commodities on the North coast particularly Timber. A i think the Railroad has been very diligent in repairing the Tunnel and we re All looking Forward to it opening Bosco said a we re pleased that the Railroad has t decided to go ahead with its announced plan to discontinue operations a ditties Standard the newspaper for Northwestern California 124 years. Since 1854 county will fund tourism group the Humboldt county convention and visitors Bureau will apparently receive $33,266 this year from the Board of supervisors despite a county administrative office recommendation for providing Only $6.our the Board will not make a decision on the funding until the final budget hearings scheduled later this month but a firm commitment for approval was expressed by a majority of the supervisors wednesday Deputy Cao Jim stretch who prepared the 1979-80 proposed budget had recommended that the county fund Only 20 percent of the Bureau s total budget or $8,000 a the Basic theme is to Transfer the government subsidy for advertising and promotion to the private Industry which profits from it Quot stretch said but supervisor Renner. 1st District said the what can curb do san Francisco it a the California supreme court has agreed to decide whether la gov Mike curb can take Over the Flower of the governorship when gov Edmund g Brownjr leaves the state in a Brief order signed wednesday by acting chief Justice Mathew Tobriner. The High court said that a hearing sought by a governor would be granted with written briefs to be filed by aug to the court joined the governors action with a petition filed by the California commission of the governorship which seeks to resolve certain questions Fortuna woman Dies when car train hit Fortuna a an elderly Fortuna woman was killed and her husband injured when their car was hit by a train at a crossing near Here wednesday the Highway patrol identified the victims of the 2 15 pm mishap As Edna Cote. 84. And her husband Henry. Al. Who was listed in stable condition in Redwood memorial hospitals in Tensive care unit this mor eng Krekan Raymond Moore. 58. Was the train s Engineer the cup said mrs Cote was driving the couple s older Model Studebaker westbound on Kenmar Road the cup said. When so drove directly in front of a northbound Southern Pacific freight to in at the railway crossing just East of Highway Idi die cup said the flashing warning lights and Bells at the crossing were working but the Driver apparently failed to notice them there is no Gate at the crossing the he said her husband suffered Molt iterate to major injuries the he said arising from a Section of the California Constitution chief Justice Rose Bird disqualified herself from both cases the state Constitution says a lieutenant Gove Monr a shall act As governor during the impeachment absence from the state or other temporary disability of the governor Quot Brown a Democrat wants the supreme court to Rule that Urb. A Republican cannot appoint judges while the governor is out of the state Urb did just that earlier in the year in nominating a Republican judge to an Appeal court vacancy in Southern California that nomination was withdrawn by Brown when he got Back to the state in another instance of curbs action while Brown was away. The lieutenant governor relaxed several environmental rules which gasoline refiners said restricted production when Brown returned to California later in the Day. He revoked curb s executive order both sides welcomed the court s accepting the Case with spokesmen for each calling a court decision in the matter a important Quot Brown contends that Only the supreme court can declare him legally absent irom the state even if he is gone while curb contends that he is entitled to the same Powers at the governor whenever Brown leaves the state the Legal question has gained special importance currently with Brown a contender for the 1980 democratic presidential nomination making increasing trips outside the state in search of National political support on april Al chief Justice Bird. A Brown appointee released a Legal analysis of the constitutional dispute prep Arist at her request by san Francisco attorney Robert Raven it sides with Brown on every major Point and takes a narrow View of the lieutenant governor s authority in the governor s absence Raven wrote that the commission on governorship. Rather than the commission on judicial appointments is the proper body to Rule or ask the supreme court to Rule on disputes Over gubernatorial vacancies county had already supported the convention Bureau s request a a feel this is a new venture for Humboldt county and we did make a commitment some months ago Quot Kenner said a it probably behoves us to live up to that commitment of $33. Xxx for one year Quot next year Renner said if advances were not shown in the local tourist Industry by next year he would not support further funding for the Bureau the other supervisors expressed support for providing funds for the promotion of the tourist Industry supervisor uric Hedlund stressed that the Board was making no final decisions in the preliminary budget sessions the county s promotion and advertising budget is funded through the transient occupancy tax collected from motels and hotels in unincorporated areas John Porter president of the fledgling convention and visitors Bureau told the Board such enterprises Are traditionally funded through the bed tax and some communities dedicate us percent of that tax to tourism promotion Porter said marketing is the key to a successful tourist Industry and the Bureau would work with wholesale tour operators retail travel agents and others who make decisions on where people travel in the tourist Industry motion pictures the Bureau has already been successful in attracting the motion picture Industry to Humboldt county according to Porter he said Warner Brothers decision to film a Salem s la get Quot in Ferndale came As a result of contacts locally he added that in the to Days of filming the company spent approximately $225,000 for local services which does not include expenditures by the More than he persons who worked in the production Porter said the Energy crunch had hit the tourist Industry hard with business off some 10-20 percent irom last season a Elf Ever there was time to leverage an Industry we need to leverage the tourist Porter concluded a no other Industry can fill the Gap of our Ever sagging bed tax Mike Brown a attorney speaking Tor the Bureau presented a list of statistics based on last year s tied tax collection which showed overnight Motel and hotel visitors contributed $34 million t really n said a the convention Bureau itself is an investment in the Community Quot Hedlund asked represent faves of lodging establishments at the hearing whether they would object to an increase in the transient occupancy tax from the current 6 percent to 8 percent in order to fund the Bureau the majority appeared to support such a move provided the cities also raised their bed taxes to keep the amount of tax uniform it continued on Page 3> the Industry has t real been tapped Quot brow san Francisco a California supreme court Justice Frank Newman is toiling among strangers after his six colleagues disqualified themselves from ruling on whether a probe of possible High court misconduct can be Beld in Public deciding the Issue posed by the commission on judicial performance is the Only item on the Calendar Tor Newman and six appellate court judges who were selected by lot san Francisco it a the California supreme court has tossed the Issue of a $207 million retroactive pay raise Tor state employees Back to a lower court the High court sent petitions to Stop the raise tiled by proposition 13 coauthor Howard Jarvis and Marin county real estate broker Armand Brody to the court of Appeal in Sacramento Jarvis claims the pay raise passe Over governor Edmund g Brown s veto violates the Law North coast Fekn Dalko what a happening at the fair can easily be discovered by checking oui today s schedule of events on Page 11. Inside today accent on people Ann Landers ii Astrograph 16 business. 9 classified ads. I 22 comics. 16 or Lamb. La editorial Page. 4 entertainment. 17 Erm Bombeck. 15 Jacoby on Bridge. La obituaries. 15 police fire reports. .3 sports. 13-15 Sylvia Porter. 9 television listings 23 weather. 15 buy sell classified ads 442 1711 Alvs Jair a when you get your Goat by Sharon zoumbar1s staff writer Ferndale the Arena want silent we All seemed edgy i Felt More nervous than the rest since this was my first try at Goat calling what if my Goat ignored me or went the other way7 the crowd in the v an Duzen judging Bam grew quiet the tension mounted one animal excited by those around it broke from the Young girl holding it she scrambled quickly after it. Bringing it Back into line then came the shout. A let them go pandemonium that was the scene wednesday evening for the Goat calling contest at the Humboldt county Fairgrounds As some 20 goal owners tried to out shout and coax their animal across the Pavilion and prove to other Goat owners who had the smarter More Well trained More cooperative or just Plain better Goat the Competition is mainly for fun. According to Katie Buss livestock superintendent and assistant fair manager at Ferndale and following a Day of serious Goat judging some Good natured fun seemed in order equipped with pad Pencil enthusiasm and a borrowed Goat named Amber. I tried my Luck in the contest unfortunately. Amber a Roggenberg owned by Sandra Strong of the milk maid acres in Kneeland had other ideas and headed in the opposite direction when the shouting began i had approached Amber a hour before the Competition began assuming an hour would be enough time to build a decent rapport Between us while i stroked the Doe s head fondled her Long Rabbit like ears and quietly bleeped out my Best Goat imitation she calmly tried to eat my pad of paper staring into a face that reminded me of my Grandfather i tried to dispel my Goat stereotype of an animal with a a cast Iron stomach. Since a Good Dairy Doe such As Amber is led much like a Dairy cow on Grain and Good Quality pasture or Hay Amber continued to nibble on my pad once in the Arena i warmed up calling her name a few times As my fellow contestants were doing the same to my left was Strong president of the Humboldt county Dairy Goat club who looked like Tough Competition with another Doe named Max Short for Maxine the animals Are held by family members other Goat owners or anyone who can be dragged in from the fair activities then released my Holder. Jeff Robison was flanked by Strong s daughter Tracy and another Strong associate. Debbie Hartley so i assumed Amber would not be As nervous As the other goats she was t she calmly turned and headed for the far Gate when released by Robison. I knew it was t because she needed to be milked As i had watched Tracy do just that during our a warm up hour Quot As with Dairy a j a a. My 11 la Ari lint Tat sax once in the morning and once in me evening a Good milk producing Doe will give approximately to pounds of milk per Day. Which comes out to More than a gallon slowly decreasing Down to 3 or 4 pounds and can produce for some eight or nine years the milk itself under Good sanitary conditions will usually remain fresh for a week and Goat milk is often tolerated by persons unable to drink cow s milk because it is somewhat easier to digest but unlike the Goat milk or Goat cheese which i used to eat As a child my defeat in the contest was not As easy to Swallow. The Winner for the second year to a Row was Eureka Cindy Oggel and her f Rench Alpine Goat. Star tace and when All the shouting hollering coaxing and pleading was Over and Amber was still examining the far end of the Pavilion. I considered becoming a Goat owner. Who knows maybe next year if my Goat just knows me a Little better. Unum a Tutti mum Iii la a it a Tiki. It it v.3 a 4t a a. Quot Quot a a my a Quot Wawi i a mesday evening Goat calling contest attempt to shout their Arena Winner of the event was Eureka resident Cindy Way to Victory and coax their goats from the other end of the Eggel and her French Alphine Goat named Sta face lining one end of the Van Duzen judging Pavilion at the Humboldt county Fairgrounds participants in the wed
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