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Eureka Times Standard (Newspaper) - May 15, 1986, Eureka, California Jazz groups join forces at Hsu shows see after five 49ers Trade Earl Cooper to raiders Bradley aide wants offshore Oil probe a. Arcata May Bury wires at Gateway ,.,. Fog afternoon Sun. More information on Page 18. Vol. Xxxiii a no. 133 since 1854 thursday. May 15. 1986 a a a a a a a a a a a a a 30 cents Eureka. California thursday briefing repairs ordered at Eagle House Eureka Eagle House owner John Lipscomb has told his son to proceed with the repairs required to reopen the old town victorian. Lipscomb said tuesday that most of the work could be completed within two Days. But son David Lipscomb said this morning he does not know when the repairs will be completed or when the building will be reopened. An appeals Board found tues Day that seven a life threatening Quot code violations must be corrected before the Eagle House can be opened again. John Lipscomb maintains that his building poses no danger to life and limb and wants the City Council to reverse the Board s finding that conditions Are Quot immediately dangerous Quot Lipscomb s attorney John c. Davis on wednesday made a verbal request that the matter be placed on tuesday s Council Agenda however a formal Appeal had not been submitted before press time if the Appeal papers Are received in time the Council May decide to hear the Case on tues Day or it May set the hearing at a later Date City clerk Naomi Nelson said. Marshal election signs disappear Eureka More than 30 a Dana Burr for marshal Quot Campaign posters reportedly were stolen monday and tuesday in the Eureka area Burr Constable of the North Humboldt judicial District is running for Humboldt county marshal against incumbent h Wayne Nelson Burr is offering a $500 Reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the thefts he said Quot this leaves a very bad taste in my Mouth Quot Burr said his signs were taken from the Eureka Cutten and Freshwater areas anyone with information about the thefts is asked to Contact the committee to elect Dana Burr at 839-1419. Dow finally stir Pasonen 1,800 new York up the Stock Market finished mixed wednesday As the Dow Jones Industrial average scored its sharpest gain in nearly a month trading was moderate. The Dow which showed modest gains through most of the session surged in the last hour of trading As futures related buying sent it up about 17 Points for the Day the Blue Chip barometer climbed 22 94 to 1,808 28. The Dow s first close above 1,800 in two weeks. Despite the late gyration losing issues managed to hold their Edge Over winners outpacing them 778-761 among the 1,988 issues traded Botha warns against violence Johannesburg. South Africa up a president Pieter Botha said today he was willing to negotiate with South Africa s Black majority but threatened a new crackdown on rioters if the a senseless violence Quot in the nations segregated townships does not end. A there is no need to panic Quot Botha said in Cape town in a nationally televised address to the presidents Council an advisory Council created to recommend Reform in the nations system of racial separation Andy Capp i Ann Landers five classified.18-18 comics.10 or. Jacoby on obituaries.20 police fire reports.20 Public notices.8 sports.131� television Hopes fade for trapped teen hikers Timberline Lodge. Ore. Up a search parties with dogs started up the slopes of mount Hood before Dawn today Hunting for eight climbers trapped for three Days by a raging snowstorm that killed three of their companions. One six Man search party with two German shepherds left Timberline Lodge several hours before Daybreak and another ground party lined the Hunt at first Light. Two Peoples also were being used six teenagers and two teachers from Oregon episcopal school in Portland were still on the 11,239-foot Mountain somewhere and Hopes for their survival were fading. But parents who gathered at the Lodge to wait for word tried to keep their spirits up. A each Parent up Here is holding out for that slim Ray of Hope Quot said Judy Haeder who waited with her husband Richard to learn the Fate of their son a the thing that keeps me going the thing i cling to is that i done to think god wants him dead Quot she said two members of the 13-person survival Outing made it Down the Mountain safely wednesday. But the bodies of three other members of the hiking party All teenagers were found Frozen almost stiff and doctors were unable to revive them. They were trapped when 70-Mi lean hour winds blew blinding Snow across the Mountain slopes monday. Temperatures have ranged to Well below Zero since the storm although it warmed to about la degrees above this morning. More than 16 feet of Snow cover the Mountain in the search area a although the Bottom 15 feet or so have turned to ice. The two hikers who made it out said they left their companions shivering in a Snow Cave they dug about too feet from the Mountaintop Clackamas county sheriff s la Don vicars said the missing climbers were dressed warmly and had Basic survival gear. But it was believed they had run out of food and searchers were discouraged that the hikers failed to respond to the Clatter of search helicopters when the weather cleared see trapped. Page terrorist says More hostages executed vacancy county supervisor Erv Renner left and undersheriff Tom Heilmann inspect minimum Security jail cells in a newly remodeler Section of the county courthouse basement that used to be the City police station. The sheriff s department is in the process of times Standard photo by Neil sikh not moving into the remodeler area from across the Hall. The county bought the old police facility from the City and eventually will remodel the sheriff s old quarters for the staff of the District attorney s office. Vote on offshore Oil proposed by Gina Bent Ley time Sundar d Tuff writer Eureka a county voters May get a Chance to express their views on offshore Oil in november. Supervisor Anna Sparks proposed wednesday that the november ballot include a measure asking voters whether they Are for or against Oil and natural Gas development in Federal Waters off the Humboldt county coast Sparks said she will ask the Board of supervisors to place the non binding measure on the nov. 4 ballot. The 5th District supervisor said the item will be considered at the Board s meeting tuesday. A county vote on offshore Oil drilling would not determine future offshore lease sales by the Federal government she said the outcome of such an advisory vote would let Congress and the department of Interior know How Humboldt county residents View the Issue Sparks added. A i think it is important that people want to have a say in this to give direction to Congress and the Interior de apartment a a she said. Sparks said a Telephone Survey of 520 randomly selected registered voters last year showed that 80 percent favored putting the Issue on the ballot the same Survey she said also found that 57 percent of those polled favored offshore Energy development 37 percent were opposed and 6 percent were undecided. A lease Sale scheduled in 1988 off the North coast is a major concern to residents Here. She said. Quot this Issue is beyond the jurisdiction of the Board of supervisors and it is the Peoples voice that is important on this Issue not the boards a Sparks said. Sparks who is seeking re election this year said she supports offshore development because a majority of residents favor development off the North coast. Quot All any supervisor should be doing is representing what the majority of the people want a she said. If most voters oppose Oil drilling off the county a coast a i will not support offshore Oil exploration in any shape or form Quot she said Sparks added that plans for offshore development must include protections for the fishing Industry see Sparks. Page 3 Beirut Lebanon up a Man claiming to be a spokesman for the islamic jihad organization today said the shadowy group had killed More american and French hostages and that the rest will be the a first to pay the Price Quot if there is pressure on Syria to secure their release in a statement read to a Western news Agency office in moslem West Beirut the caller did not say How Many of the five american and four French hostages the islamic jihad had killed or when the men were executed a if the West fails to Stop its pressures and mane vering against Syria the remaining american and French hostages will be the first to pay the Price Quot the Man said. Quot we Are aware of the pressures on syrian president Hafez Assad whom we respect dearly. If they do not Stop their pressure on Syria and the islamic jihad then we shall make the Earth shake under their feet Quot he said Reading from a statement. The statement could not be authenticated and political sources said its authenticity was in doubt. The statement coincided with reports from Washington that Syria was engaged in intensive efforts to free the american and French hostages in Lebanon Syria has made no comment but political sources in Lebanon said the Washington reports were being treated As Quot a form of pressure on Syria to act and Clear its name which has recently been linked to International terrorism Quot leave Cambodia alone says a killing Fields hero times Sunda re photo by Neil Gilchrist Dith Pran talks to reporters during Eureka visit wednesday. Eureka a the superpowers should Stop inter eng in Cambodia so says Dith Pran the new York times photographer whose life was featured in the recent movie a the killing Fields a Pran was in Eureka wednesday for a speaking engagement at College of the redwoods. Before the speech Pran met with reporters at the Eureka inn. The soviet Union and red chinese Are responsible for fighting in Cambodia Pran said. The cambodian people Are not interested in War he said. The superpowers a a love to provide arms but they should be trying to find a peaceful solution in Cambodia instead Pran said. Quot we be been used by the superpowers Quot he said when the soviet Union supplies Aid to the North vietnamese the red chinese respond by giving Aid to the Khmer Rouge Pran said leading to a an endless the cambodians do not need the Aid and could get along just Fine alone he added Quot for the asian people when you have fish and Rice you re All right a he said. Its not the russians or the chinese said but people v Cambodia or in who get killed he ans. The United states could step in to become a peace makers a in Cambodia Pran suggested. Pran was a prisoner in a Camp in Cambodia from 1975 to 1979, a time when at least 2 million people lost their lives at the hands of the Khmer Rouge. Pran survived his ordeal and was Able to come to the United states to rejoin his family who had escaped four years before. A we denounce and condemn the pressures on Syria and the islamic jihad organization to free the american and French hostages we Are holding and whose numbers have greatly decreased because we have executed some of them Quot the Man said Reading from an arabic text of what he said was a statement from the islamic jihad. The Man did not explain what the statement meant by a whose numbers have greatly decreased Quot and refused to say How Many hostages were killed and How Many were still held. In earlier statements the islamic jihad has taken credit for kidnapping and holding five american and four French hostages it also claimed to have executed one american and one French hostage and sent color photos of the men to Beirut newspapers to Back their claim death toll to Rise in soviet nuke disaster Moscow up a the american surgeon treating victims of the chernobyl nuclear disaster said today that some patients had suffered irreversible damage and further deaths were or Robert Gale an expert in Bone marrow transplants for radiation victims told a news conference that the total number of those affected could also Rise substantially depending Quot on further calculations of radiation soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev ending More than 18 Days of silence on the Accident said in a 26-minute televised speech wednesday night that nine people had died and 292 were hospitalized. Gale said Only 19 of 35 people suffering High radiation exposure were Given Bone marrow transplants because the others had a irreversible damage to other organs Quot including the liver lungs stomach and intestines. He said 28 of the 35 were still alive but added a we know additional deaths Are All the victims he knew of were in Moscow hospitals. He said it would take a Many months to evaluate the Success of the treatment and years to evaluate the full consequences of the nuclear Accident. Gale a los Angeles physician who was sent through arrangements made by american industrialist aft nand Hammer said the treat intent of the 35 seriously exposed victims was already a Well advanced when he arrived six Days after the Accident. See disaster. Page 5

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