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Eureka Times Standard (Newspaper) - March 31, 1974, Eureka, California Sunday March 31, 1974 25 Eureka California established 1854 32 pages vol. Xxi a no. 89 it it still a goad chalice of rain hut the winds will drop off some. Small Craft advisory offshore. Temperatures will get cooler. Details on Page 2. State sales tax jumps Back to 6 cents monday Sacramento up the off again on again state sales tax increase is on again permanently at 12 01 . Monday. And that is no april fools prank. The tax will jump from 5 to 6 cents on the Dollar statewide and from 5 a to 6 a cents in the three Bay area rapid transit District counties of Contra Costa Alameda and san Francisco. Virtually everything except groceries and prescription drugs will Cost More from liquor to lingerie and automobiles to roller skates. Approximately 432,000 businesses were mailed new tax tables by the state Board of equalization. The mailing included freshly printed tables and those on hand from the last abbreviated sales tax increase july i. The extra cent per Dollar hike will produce an estimated $50 million a month. The Revenue will be dedicated to reimbursing local governments for loss of Money they otherwise would have suffered from the property tax Relief plan enacted last year. Originally the increase was to have taken effect last june i after gov. Ronald Reagan and the legislature discovered a record $825 million tax surplus. But the democratic controlled legislature and the Republican chief executive agree on How to return the surplus to the both income and sales taxpayers. So at the last moment the sales tax increase was delayed until july i to give the two sides time to negotiate a Compromise. They failed and the increase took effect a1 though everybody agreed it was t needed. Finally when the lawmakers returned from their summer recess they failed to override Reagan a veto of a democratic Bill to dispose of the surplus and accepted the governors plan. The one Penny increase was returned from 6 to 5 cents for six months starting oct. I. That reprieve expires one minute after Midnight sunday. A Campaign by sen. Ralph Dills d Gardena to delay the increase until june i failed tuesday when the Senate finance committee killed his Bill on a bipartisan vote. Representatives of both the Reagan administration and legislative analyst a. Alan Post warned of threatened unexpected Cost overruns in medi Cal welfare and school expenditures. They cautioned the lawmakers against doing anything that would Cut into Revenue in the next fiscal year. Currently the administration projects a general fund surplus of $27 million on june 30 and of approximately $272 million on june 30, 1975. One administration official said preliminary indications show a Cost overrun in education alone during the next two years of $50 million. As the sales tax increase returns a one time income tax Cut ranging from 20 to 35 per cent expires on returns due april 15. The six month sales tax reduction will have consumed about $324 million of the surplus and the income tax reduction will have disposed of another $380 million. On 1974 income californians will return to paying taxes without the one shot 20 to 35 per cent reduction. Cd mail found innocent Crescent City a a Del Norte Superior court jury saturday acquitted Ancone f. Martin 22, of the a slaying of a Crescent City Man. The verdict ended a three week trial into the death of Seeley Spott 33, whose body was discovered in Crescent City Jan. 9. The jury began deliberations at to 30 . Friday remaining in the jury room until la . At 10 30 . Saturday deliberations began again broken at 11 30 for a rereading of testimony. The not guilty verdict w As returned at 12 30 . Carsons a Streaker Miami up a the Streaker on the Johnny Carson show thursday night was one of Carsons writers Pat Mccormack the Miami Herald reported saturday. Herald to radio editor Jack Anderson said he had Learned from sources that Mccormack was the corpulent male who dashed across the stage of the Carson show wearing nothing but a Johnny Carson face mask. The show was pre taped in Hollywood wednesday night and aired thursday night. Anderson said he questioned Abc Carson aide Bill Bleeden on whether Mccormack was the Streaker and was told a i can to comment on Carson had speculated lightly for weeks about the possibility of his show being Mercury photos sent Pasadena up a Mariner to raced at 25,000 . Toward an orbit of the Sun saturday sending Back to jubilant scientists a Stream of vivid television pictures of the scarred and cratered surface of Mercury. Scientists at Pasadena a Jet propulsion Laboratory said the pictures televised across 80 million Miles of space showed the suns nearest neighbor was a no place you a want to the 1,000-Pound spacecraft completed a five month journey to Mercury Friday and swept Over the planet at a distance of 465 Miles. The pockmarked planet appears rougher than the Moon and has an in hospitable climate with temperatures rang ing to More than 900 degrees fahrenheit on the Sun Side and 350 below Zero in darkness scientists said. A it s no place you d want to visit much less live a said a scientist. A we Are looking at a very old surface with a record of impacts that have cratered the surface in the lifetime of the solar a a a Jackson still undecided Detroit up a sen. Henry Jackson d wash., said saturday he would like to be president but has not yet made up his mind if he will seek the democratic nomination in 1976. It m going to run if the prospects Are reasonable to get the nomination because if i get the nomination Iti win a Jackson said. �?�1 think a Democrat will win in 1976.�?� Jackson in an interview taped for a Detroit television program was asked if he would run As vice president on a ticket with sen. Edward Kennedy. A if i run in a going to run for the top spot and Iti make up my mind regardless of what senator Kennedy will he said. A a a syrians israelis Duel syrian and israeli artillery bombarded the battered Golan Heights for the 19th consecutive Day saturday in exchanges in which at least three soldiers were wounded on the two sides. Up reported. A syrian communique said the firing lasted nearly la hours starting at 11 35 . And continuing until to ., Eureka time. The israelis said it a continued All Day with syrian shells a falling every five or ten a a a on the inside accent on people. 13-Lfi Ann Landers. ? citizen on the Street. To classified ads. 24-27 comics. Insert Commerce. 23 editorial Page. T entertainment. 23 Hap Waters. 21 lamplighter. 21 nations weather. 2 personal portrait. 0 reporters beat. 0 sports 17-20 the local screen. 22 buy sell classified ads 442-1711 she slimes Standard the newspaper for Northwestern California Kissinger socialite married Acapulco Mexico up a americans dashing Secretary of state Henry Kissinger secretly married his longtime socialite girl Friend saturday and flew to a luxurious Acapulco Villa equipped with a hot lines to keep him in touch with world affairs. Kissinger 50. And Nancy Sharon Maginnes a statuesque blonde in her 30s, were wed in Arlington. A. By a juvenile and Domestic judge who said the ceremony held in his office had been scheduled for two former dates hut twice postponed presumably because of Kissinger a numerous peace seeking trips overseas. Kissinger a two children by committee May seek Nixon taxes los Angeles up a a congressional investigating committee is expected to announce wednesday that president Nixon owes up to $400,000 in Back taxes and that there is a evidence of civil fraud in his returns the los Angeles times said saturday. In a report from its washing ton Bureau the times said the internal Revenue service. Which has announced a reopen ing of Nixon returns for audit is expected to assess the president for the taxes As soon As the report is released. The times report quoted sources close to the joint committee on internal Revenue taxation. When the president made Public his finances last december he asked the joint committee to study what he called two Quot controversies concerning his 1969 1972 returns which w Ere prepared by his tax attorneys. Since the irs announced its continued on Page 2 his first marriage David 12, and Elizabeth to. We a a. Die ceremony which took less than 20 minutes and followed by three hours a Long meeting Between the Secretary of state and israeli defense minister in Washington. Kissinger Washington a most eligible Bachelor had been photographed Over the past few years with Many Beautiful women including actress Jill St. John and Mario Thomas but miss Maginnes of new York was his most steady female companion. The two met in the 1960�?Ts when miss Maginnes was on the staff of former new York gov. Nelson Rockefeller and Kissinger was Rockefeller a foreign policy adviser. The new mrs. Kissinger has been working for Rockefeller in his new Post As head of the committee for choices for americans specializing in International affairs and economics. She is also a new York society personality. Rockefeller loaned the couple his private Jet for the flight to Acapulco and when the former governor announced the wed Ding at a meeting of Republican leaders in Chicago there were cheers and applause. Six hours after the Early afternoon wedding the Kissinger Acorn ponied by a Young couple and two men arrived in Acapulco and a limousine drove them away presumably to the Villa owned by the Secretary of states longtime Friend mexican millionaire Estaquio scan Don and his wife Maria. Kissinger has spent vacations there in the past and special communications including Quot hot lines were installed As Perma nent fixtures to help him keep in touch with the president and the state department. Situated on several acres overlooking Acapulco Bay. The Villa is known As a la Sirena the Siren or Mermaid. There has been exceptionally heavy Security around the House for the past week. The brides Mother mrs. Albert Bristol Maginnes was at continued on Page 2 despite threat of rain today worst of storm May be gone despite the threat of possible rain today the worst of the North coast s most recent storm appeared to be Over saturday As swollen Rivers began to recede and most roads were opened to traffic. The joint Federal state River forecast Center in Sacramento released its last regularly scheduled River warning bulletin saturday at 4 . With a prediction that flood stage would be exceeded on Only one River the eel River at Fern Ridge. Warning stage was expected on the Smith River at or. Fine Bridge. No further bulletins will be issued unless weather conditions change enough to demand it the forecast Center said. The . Weather service Aid there was a 60 per cent Chance of rain today and tonight with Clearing expected monday. Re mors of a new storm due Mon Day had circulated but Are groundless the service said. The Only major damage re ported to authorities was a rearing Pond at the Prairie Creek fish hatchery which was Losi along with the 50,000 King Sal Mon it hold when lost Man Creek overflowed its Banks. One person is dead and an other feared drowned in a weather caused Auto Accident approximate four Miles South of Scotia on Highway 101 for the Only fatalities connected with the storm. Seven others were injured in the same Accident at 6 50 . Friday night when a Van carry ing member of the Cal stale Hayward track team hit a Guardrail killing the Driver. Terrence Tulley san Lorenzo and ejecting Christopher scum a Der. Castro Valley into the eel River where he was swept away. Several communities in lowly ing areas throughout the county had been alerted to the possibility of being evacuated but Only residents of tiny starvation Flats near Carlotta were actually forced to flee their Homes. Water and mud across the Roadway temporarily closed numerous county roads but Allex copt Hook ton Road were report of again passable late saturday evening by the Humboldt county sheriffs department. The sheriffs office removed the Roadblock it had maintained on Fern nage at approximately 7 . And traffic was permitted to Eros in both directions. Highway 101 was blocked by a mudslide at Cummings my by water across the Road just North of Willits but the cab fornia Highway patrol reported that one Way traffic had been moving past Cummings since Early saturday morning and that vehicles were allowed on the freeway at Willits in the late afternoon. The cup cautioned motorists that approximately to inches of water still lies across the Road Way just North of Willits however. Smith River at Crescent City was 25.4 feet at i . Saturday and was expected to recede to 20 feet by today. Tho Smith at or. Fine Bridge was at 27.2 feet at i . And was expected to recede past the warning stage of 25 feet. The Van Duzen River was reported at 13 feet at Bridgeville at 2 . Warning stage is 15 feet. The eel River at 3 . Was measured at 20.8 feet at Miranda. 44.9 feet at Scotia and 24.3 feet at Fern Ridge. The eel was predicted to sink to 13 feet at Miranda. 35 feet at Scotia and 14 feet at Fern Ridge. Search for victim not yet under Way Wmk remains of the Van Iii which Cal state Hayward track team members were Riding when it hit a guard rail and was wrecked. The Driver was killed and a passenger is missing and presumed drowned in the eel River. California Highway patrol photo Scotia the search for tile missing victim of the Friday right or no Ltd of the Cal state Hayward track team bus approximately four Miles South of Here has not yet gotten under Lviv. The Humboldt county Sherif is office said saturday that the search will not begin until the flood swollen eel River recedes. Christopher Allen Schneider 19, Castro Valley is the missing person. He Vas one of two team members ejected when the Van in which they were Riding Smas cd into a Guardrail at Greenlaw Bluff. The second Kevin Garber 18, Livermore landed in the rag Rig River which parallels tin Highway at that Point along with Schneider hut managed to stay afloat using a Duff Lebag and made his Way to Shore almost one mile downstream. The Driver of the bus Terrence Edgar Tulley. 19, san Lorenzo was killed when it overturned and pinned him inside. The most seriously injured of the remaining six passengers was Csazar Ora Villa 21, East Palo Alto. He was rushed by ambulance to general Hospital in Eureka with major injuries. Those injuries included the California Highway patrol reported a Skull fracture. The Hospital reported Satur Day evening that he was in satisfactory condition and being watched closely. The other five team members were treated at Redwood memorial Hospital in Fortuna. David Harmon 19. San lean continued on Page 2 Henry Kissinger and Nancy Maginnes october in York

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