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Eureka Times Standard (Newspaper) - January 5, 1983, Eureka, California Overview wednesday january 5, 1983 vol. Cow no. 4 Kurzka. More robbed 25weather ton to a 20 percent Chance of Light rain for More information see rage 5. Eureka a the Sherwin Williams paint store in Henderson Center was robbed of an undisclosed amount of Cash tuesday by a quiet moving Bandit who entered the store unnoticed Charles c Childers reported to police he was on the phone at the store tuesday when he suddenly noticed a customer at the counter who had entered the store without ringing the Bells attached to the front door when Childers approached the customer the robber aimed a pointed object in his jacket pocket at the store clerk and demanded Money. The Bandit never re moved his hand from his jacket pocket during the robbery so police and the victim Are unsure whether he had a gun the suspect who fled out the rear door of the store twice told Childers not to follow him. A for you la be dead a according to police reports the suspect is described As a White male about 25, 5 feet 9 inches tall 150 pounds with shoulder length Black hair parted in the Center a fair complexion with a pock mocked face he was reported wearing a Light Gray heavy windbreaker Gray Corduroy pants a coloured sports shirt and is described in police reports As a very clean and Broun appointees snagged Sacramento a a paperwork snafu during the frantic last hours of gov. Edmund Brown administration has cast a Cloud Over four of his judicial appointees and nearly two dozen new members of venous state health Sanefe the mix up could enable Republican gov George Deukmejian to Challenge the appointments and a Deukmejian spokesman said tuesday the new governor has asked for a Legal opinion from the attorney general s office police seek shooting suspect Felton Calif a officers Are pitting sophisticated search devices against the Backwoods know How of a survivals who vanished into the Forest after calmly pumping bullets into a sheriffs Deputy and a Highway patrolman a the lives out in the Woods he knows it Well he s a Type of survivalist a a California Highway patrol officer Dudley Hill said tuesday of Leslie Grover Wyman the Man sought in monday s shooting inside today Ann landers.12 astrograph.13 business.8 classified ads.17-19 comics.18 editorial.4 entertainment.13 Jacoby on bridge.13 jumble.13 North coast today.11-12 obituaties.19 polio fire reports.5 Public notices.19 sports .14-15 Sylvia porter.8 television log.18 weather.5standard the Eusuf wiper for Yorlli Neslen Ali for ii in i2h ears. Shire it i Fortuna police Nab Oregon fugitives photo by Noil gtd hmm police found a sawed off Shotgun inset following the arrest of two rape suspect. But Bill Regan times Standard writer Fortuna a two suspects in a Portland rape and armed robbery Case were taken into custody this morning at the Park a ride Larking lot just outside Fortuna after they were seen sleeping in a sports car stolen the new years Day robbery Fortuna police officer Joe Buckovic spotted the suspect vehicle a stolen red porsche in the com Mummy car Pool parking lot at Kenmar Road and eel River drive shortly after seven o clock this morning according to Fortuna police chief William Terry Faical authorities had been looking for the porsche since tuesday afternoon when two men used a credit card stolen in the same robbery to buy lunch at Johnny a Cookhouse in Fortuna Terry said Buckovic checked the suspect vehicle found the two sus pets to be asleep in the car then called for backup units from Fortuna police the Humboldt county sheriffs department and the California Highway patrol. Terry said officers surrounded the vehicle with guns drawn ordered the suspects out of the car by using a bullhorn then placed them under arrest Terry said the suspects were armed with a sawed off Shotgun at the time of their arrest but that no other weapons had been found and no shots were fired. The suspects were tentatively identified As James r Stein and Jude s Hardesty by Portland police de eastment spokesman David Simpson it the Rue names of the suspects were not confirmed at press time a cashier at Johnny s Cookhouse who asked not to be identified said the suspects ate lunch there tuesday and Laid for the meal with a credit card but they did not wait for the receipt after one of them signed the voucher then i looked at the name on the card and he had signed James Stein but the card had a woman s name on it a the cashier said a Quick Check with the credit company alerted police to the sus pee Simpson said the description of the porsche links the two suspects to a crime at a residence in Southeast Portland on the evening of Jap i in which two women were robbed at gunpoint bound with duct tape then robbed of their cars one of the women was raped in that crime Simpson said and the weapon used was a sawed off Shotgun Sparks fires Alford from planning panel Reagan pressured to Cut deficit Washington apr president Reagan is under growing pressure from his own economic advisers and his Best friends in Congress to seek tax increases defense cuts or both to avoid a terrifying deficits that could reach $300 billion by 1988 but by All accounts Reagan was staying his budget course tuesday despite private warnings from administration officials that he could be courting economic disaster the president remains a firm on not reducing defense spending and firm on not increasing taxes a said his spokesman Larry Speakes earlier tuesday the president s closest Friend in Congress sen Paul i exalt. R-nev., left a meeting with Reagan describing the budget estimates for the next five years As supervisors reverse a facetious vote on new county Eureka a a mad county a or whatever they planned to Call it won t become reality after the Humboldt county Board of supervisors tuesday unanimously reversed a a a facetious vote taken in november As one of her first official acts As a supervisor Anna Sparks asked the Board to rescind a motion which requested that the governor of California initiate a study of the possibilities of establishing an in dependent county North of the mad River to the Del Norte county line former fifth District supervisor enc Hedlund made the motion on nov 30 after he told the supervisors that his Rural District had suffered More from the county budget cuts than other areas of the county Sparks now represents that northeastern District. Supervisor Danny Walsh had seconded the motion saying that the study could recommend that Mckinleyville become an incorporated City. Supervisor Erv Renner voted in favor of the motion made in the closing minutes of a 10-hour meeting calling it a facetious a third District supervisor Wesley Chesbro said tuesday that he did no to vote in favor of the original Resolution because it did not include his Arcata District a i would have voted for it twice if it had included the third District Quot Walsh who represents the Eureka area quipped a the deficit numbers that we re looking at now Are huge and probably intolerable a said i it exalt chairman of Reagan a 1980 Campaign and now general chairman of the Republican party. Laxalt said Reagan is a very close to being in concretes in his refusal to trim Pentagon spending meanwhile administration officials put out the word tuesday that All of Reagan s senior economic advisers including Secretary of state George p Shultz Treasury Secretary Donald t Regan budget director David a Stockman and chief White House economist Martin s feldsted a favor a combination of tax in creases and military cuts to reduce the deficits otherwise according to internal administration estimates the deficit will swell from a record $200 billion in fiscal 1984 to $300 billion four years later Shultz a Treasury Secretary and budget director under former Prest Dent Nixon was described by a Well placed administration source As being a a horrified by the looming deficits because of his economic experience Shultz has worked closely with Reagan s economic advisers in shaping budget policy the economic advisers fear the enormous amount of Money the government will have to borrow to cover its budget shortfall will drive up interest rates Lead to a new burst of High inflation and throw an already seriously ill Economy into a deeper slump according to the sources who asked to remain Anonymous sheriff will seek Grants to combat pot violence by Heidi in Holmblad times a Lindard writer Eureka supervisor Anna Sparks carried out one of her Campaign promises tuesday by cutting Short planning commission chairman Jim Alford s term Alford whose four year term was scheduled to end Jan 31, will he replaced by Tom Odom a retired contractor and building inspector a emr Alfords philosophy is in definite conflict with mine a Sparks said after the Board of supervisors unanimously approved the emergency appointment of Odom a 30-year resident of Trinidad Odom will take office at thursday s planning commission meeting Sparks called Odom an Quot outstanding example of the Type of people who should be serving on the county commission Odom could not be reached for comment Alford was appointed to the plan Ning commission in july 1979, six months after running former supervisor Erie Hedlund s successful Campaign he served As vice chairman of the commission for nearly one year before then chairman j Michael Brown received a Superior court judgeship in March Alford was then elevated to commission chairman a i m not surprised a Alford said of his dismissal from the commission a Wanna Sparks has always been sup aired by some pretty vindictive people a while admitting that he and Sparks have opposing philosophies on land use issues Alford said he thought he would be allowed to attend his last three meetings a i Don t think even i could wreck the Economy in that amount of time him said referring to comments on Alford s actions made by Sparks supporters during the june election Campaign the draft of the county general plan is expected to be voted on by the planning commission on Jan 21 Alford said the Lack of his vote on the controversial plan Quot is not going to change a Damn things because the commission is close to an Accord on the document the draft plan is opposed by several local real estate agents and Subdivider because of recommended 160-acre minimum parcel sizes in some parts of the c county Eureka a Humboldt county supervisors gave Blanket approval tuesday to a request by sheriff Dave Renner to apply for Grants designed to combat violence related to the local marijuana Industry the supervisors also voted to Send a letter to local legislators requesting stiffer penalties for growers who use private property belonging to others to grow their illegal crops and suggested that local judges hand Down the highest possible penalties in those cases a we want to Send out a different message to the growers a supervisor Anna Sparks said adding that Humboldt county seems to be the Only county plagued with the pot Industry that does not receive Federal or state Aid and those who grow the crop seem to take that into consideration. She said supervisor Danny Walsh said the county approved applications and received a few giants from Federal and state Law enforcement agencies last year to help combat the problem but agreed More Are needed he said judges should take pro Perty rights into consideration when sentencing those who threaten and frighten private property owners into allowing them the use of their land. Council votes funds to study feasibility of moving Ferndale repertory to Eureka by Debbie Apuli times Standard writer Eureka a although reluctant to pick a fight with the City of Ferndale Eureka officials tuesday decided to spend $6,500 to study the feasibility of moving the Ferndale repertory theater to Eureka members of the City Council a sitting As the redevelopment Agency Board a found themselves in the Middle of a bitter dispute Between the Board of directors and Many support ers of the 11-year-old theater and leaders and residents of Ferndale the theater a Board of directors wants the theater to move to Eureka where larger audiences and fewer transportation problems Beckon. The Board plans to find a suitable location a possibly in the Long closed in Gomar theater on third Street a for a professional theater group while maintaining a Community theater in Ferndale. For the theater to continue to grow and serve the entire county Accord my to theater director Charles mor Rison the group needs to overcome problems caused by the distance Many people must travel to see and participate in performances in Ferndale. But Many Ferndale residents represented by the Ferndale City Council and chamber of Commerce feel betrayed by the proposed move. A we feel that the Ferndale Reper tory theater is a very integral part of our Community a 21 Ferndale residents who Are members of the theater said in a letter to Eureka mayor Fred j. Moore or. A a lot of Community Pride and Money has gone into making the Ferndale theater what it is relocation of the theater will have serious impacts on the theater and on the City of Ferndale a the letter stated. More than 30 supporters of the n be including county supervisor Danny Walsh a argued tuesday that Many people would Benefit from the move because they would be Able to attend More theater performances also they said Eureka businesses would be boosted by the added tourist attraction in the City. Mayor Moore said it might be better for Morrison and his support Ere to simply move to Eureka without the corporate organization of the Ferndale repertory theater but the theater boards supporters said the group needs to maintain the Structure of the Ferndale repertory theater to keep obtaining Grants from organizations like the California arts Council in unanimously approving the feasibility study Eureka officials said they would decide after seeing the results of the study whether to Grant any More Money toward the move. A a in a hesitant to screw up our relationships with the communities around us any More than we have a councilman Cliff Stewart said a there is a real Opportunity Here for the City of Eureka a councilman Jim Worthen said. A it is our responsibility to selfishly look to Eureka s interest people can to afford to drive the Long distance to Ferndale. We have a real need for theater in Eureka i think we have a cultural void Quot calling the Ferndale group the Best theater organization Between Santa Rosa and Ashland or Worthen added that tourism and the restaurant businesses would be boosted by bringing a successful theater group to the City. In moving to allocate $6,500 in redevelopment Agency funds to the study councilman Tom Mcmurray said he was sorry the theater Board and the City of Ferndale had not reached some kind of agreement. A i certainly Don t want to promote any controversy with the Fine people of Ferndale a Mcmurra said. Moving Day a Large victorian Home began a slow six Block journey this morning of non the Comer of Humboldt and e streets where it has stood for to a new location at 17th and g streets a Pacific Gas it electric co. Crew had to help by removing overhead wires to allow passage of the to Oater Structure the House is being moved to make Way for a Church a r i no lot

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