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Eureka Times Standard (Newspaper) - May 31, 1986, Eureka, California 70th running of indy 500 set for today Page Ricca raises the most in Supe s race i w Hoopa Pitcher shines in pcs Triumph a sacrificial love and politics Don t mix/page4 coastal Clouds sunny Inland. More information on Page 15. Tunes 0 Tan tart vol. Xxxiii a no. 148 since 1854 saturday May 31, 1986 30 cents Eureka California saturday briefing competitor to a Huttle blown up Kourou French Guiana up a Europe a Anam rocket was blown up by Mission control nine minutes after Blastoff Friday night when its third stage failed to fire sending the rocket and a $55 million satellite payload tumbling into the Atlantic. A a the whole Mission has been lost Quot said Frederic do tallest chairman of Arian space the French led International consortium that markets builds and launches the Ana be the top competitor to the . Space shuttle d tallest said the first two stages of the 148-foot rocket separated correctly and on time but the engine in the third stage failed to ignite forcing officials to order the detonation 9 minutes and 8 seconds into the flight. The rocket was 50 Miles High at the time and the third stage and the 4.400-Pound Intelsat 5 International satellite fell together into the look for cyanide Austin Texas up investigators Friday checked the University of Texas and Quot any source we can find Quot to locate the same kind of cyanide found in an anacin-3 capsule and held responsible for the death of a it chemistry student the capsule found in the apartment of Kenneth Wayne fanes 24, was found to be Quot completely full Quot of potassium cyanide but officials have not been Able to locate the source of the deadly Poison said police spokeswoman Kelly nos Travis county medical exam Mer or Robert Bayardo ruled homicide in the death of fanes a former it chemistry student who was working As a projectionist at an Austin theater. Police Are also investigating the possibly of House softens stand Washington up the White House fonday softened its Tough stand against reporters who air intelligence secrets with a spokesman urging them to use Quot their own responsibility As americans Quot to protect National Security at the same time Deputy press Secretary Edward Djerejian said Cia director Wiliam Casey used the wrong word when he told news organizations wednesday they should not engage in Quot speculation Quot about the substance of what accused spy Ronald Pelion sold the soviet Union. Pelton is on anal in Baltimore for Selling information on . Submarines that eavesdropped on the soviet Union transit strike May be ending Philadelphia up a tentative agreement was reached Friday Between the Philadelphia area mass transit Agency and a Union for striking workers raising Hopes the 59-Day-old walkout could end before Rush hour monday. A spokesman for the Southeastern Pennsylvania transportation authority said an agreement was reached at 7 pm Friday after a Day of talks. He declined to release information on the agreement. A they started meeting without informing anyone a said Septa spokesman Dave Murdoc inside astrograph.7 classified.12-14 editorial.4 entertainment.7 Money matters.5 Money-wise.5 police fire Public religion.6 sports.11 talk of the television log.16 weather.15 democrats illegally targeted Larouche backers judge says los Angeles up the Central committee of the county democratic party violated state Law by sending to party members a letter targeting Lyndon Larouche supporters for defeat in the june 3 primary a judge ruled Friday. Superior court judge Warren Deering found that the letter sent earlier this month constituted a sweeping opposition to All Larouche supporters who Are running in partisan primaries the state elections code prohibits political parties from supporting or opposing candidates in partisan primaries. Quot the democratic party needs your support in these crucial weeks before the june primary so we can defeat the Larouche candidates who Are on the democratic ballot a the letter said. Khushroo Chandi West coast coordinator of Larouche a National democratic policy committee who is also running for a seat on the county democratic party scentral committee filed suit in Superior court Friday claiming the letter constituted opposition to Larouche supporters. Deering agreed that although the letter mentioned no Larouche backers by name it violated the elections code by targeting them for defeat. Deering ruled however that the elections code does not apply to the race for the democratic Central committee attorneys for both sides agreed that the practical application of the judges ruling is that the county democratic party can continue to support or oppose candidates for its Central committee but May not do so in the races for state office. Deering said the party May dispense information about candidates in those races but May not take a pro or con position a this does no to curtail information As to a candidates philosophy background or platform from being divulged from one member to another a Deering said. Carolyn Wallace chairwoman of the Central committee said the democrats have identified 29 Larouche supporters running for the 196 seats on the Central committee. Her attorney Lisa Specht said that when the committee sent its letter it intended Only to inform voters of the existence of the Larouche candidates on the ballot not to oppose or support them. Ghandi a attorney Robert Levy insisted he wanted Only to allow the Public to decide which candidates big Block Grant awarded to City Money to go to Oil module construction Yard Eureka a the City got final approval Friday on a $600,000 state Grant toward development of the Wright Schuchart Harbor co. Oil module construction Yard. Funding from the Community development Block Grant should be available by late August or Early september said Dennis Ivey City redevelopment coordinator. The City will use the Money to build a pier and mooring Structure at the construction Yard where Wright Schuchart will build four topside components of an offshore drilling platform the $1.2 million site preparation is scheduled to Start in june on the Industrial property next to the Small boat Basin. Besides the Dock construction the City will contribute $300,000 for Public improvements on the property Ivey noted that Eureka a was the first a dog to be awarded in the state this year Quot i think we had a Good application a he said. Quot i also think it was a priority to get a site on line of this Type in California a Wright Schuchart officials plan to use the developed site for a number of Industrial construction projects besides the Oil module Assembly. Hie module project alone is expected to create about 200 Union jobs and spread $10 million through the local Economy in wages and equipment bus veers into raging River Day off for exploring Bridgeport. Calif up a speeding tour bus packed with elderly sightseers skidded off a twisting narrow Canyon Highway into a raging Central California River Friday killing at least 18 people the California Highway patrol said. The cup said eight people were found dead in the bus and another to bodies were pulled from the frigid River some As far As 15 Miles downstream from the Accident. Twenty four others were injured including the Driver who was hospitalized in serious but stable condition Quot it looks like they re All accounted for but there May be one More a officer Mike Slappey said. About too search Crew members and divers aided by helicopters and . Marines stationed nearby at least 18 combed the Snow fed River the red White and Blue starline Tours bus swerved off a curve bounced off a Hainlink Fence and tumbled Down a 30-foot treeless Rock strewn dirt embankment into the Walker River officers said. The surging River was swollen by Mountain Runoff to flood stage the temperature of its Waters was in the 50s a Santa Monica calif., group chartered the bus for a four Day annual trip to Reno Nev. And was returning Home Quot my husband was thrown out the window a said passenger Valerie Webb who was tossed into the aisle senior citizens killed As bodies fell on top of her Quot i thought he was floating Down the River tit was terrible not knowing where he her husband Buster was later found by rescuers. Their conditions were not known Quot it was a horror a said Judy Sobel of Van Guys calif., a motorcyclist stopped on the Road who was one of the first to give help to the stricken she said she Ami her companions pulled six to seven people to safety from the smashed bus which fell onto its Side and came to rest propped on a Rock the Back end of the tour bus Lay submerged in the water Quot it was sickening a she said. Another witness Irv Pigovat redding., calif., said Quot it looked like a Battlefield Hie bodies were entangled. There was a lot of blood and a lot of people in pain cup investigating officer Mike Slappey said a so far we feel Speed was the cause. There were skid Marks All Over the the bus left a 210-foot Long skid Mark on the curve on Highway 395 and another 215-foot skid Mark after it bounced off the Fence the Driver Ernest Klimeck Glendale calif., was airlifted to Washoe medical Center in Reno his condition was upgraded from critical to serious but stable Friday night. A the Driver was sitting up on the Road when we arrived a a Allen Smith of the Mammoth lakes fire department said a this Only response. Was that he had no idea what happened and he continually1 questioned bystanders. Did anybody know what happened9 i have no idea what happened the roof of the bus was partially caved in the windows were smashed on the Side of the bus that was pointing upward. Quot some of the people died from hypothermia because of the cold water in the Walker River a or. Rick Tietz acting chief of staff at Mono general Hospital said at the Accident site Northeast of Yosemite National Park a friends and relatives wait for news of loved ones. Page i schools get latest Check from lottery Eureka a the second payment from the California state lottery arrived in the Humboldt county treasurers office thursday bringing $793,971 to local schools the Money will be divided among the 35 school districts in the county the Eureka High school District received the largest amount of $148,825, and Green Point elementary the smallest $461. The apportionment for each District is based on the number of students in attendance in that District the payment amounts to about $42 per student county superintendent of schools Louis Bucher noted that this is 20 percent less than the first allotment of lottery Money local schools received which came to $51 per student the first payment of lottery income has been used by schools statewide in a variety of ways rang my from the Purchase of educational equipment a computers projectors microscopes a to. In some cases school buses and playground equipment. In some instances a portion of the Money has been used to improve teachers a lanes Bucher said projections on the final payment of lottery funds for this year indicate it May be As much As 40 percent smaller or around $25 per student Quot these figures seem to confirm suggestions that the lottery will be an unstable source of income for school districts a Bucher said. Quot District plans for the expenditure of these funds need to take this into account. Chi the positive Side Bucher said schools can Well use and will continue to make Good use of lottery dollars. Quot we must however remain cautious and continue to treat the lottery Money As supplemental Bucher predicted schools will receive $118 per student this year in lottery Money or about 3 percent of the total Cost of their education which averages about $3,500 per year for each child in the county. Legislation limits the use of lottery Money to expenses for improvements in a schools educational program and prohibits its use for the Purchase of real estate or research. More than 75 Community resource groups participated in a exploration Day Quot Friday at Morris elementary school in Mckinleyville. Regular classes were dismissed and students had a Chance to explore the exhibits and activities that interested them. Jack eaves and Austin Dake of the civil War historical society top photo fire their 40 my cannons which Are five eighths scale of civil War cannons. Above Bill Lennox of the Eureka free fall society lets Michael Johnson try on some parachuting gear. At right Maury Gowdy shows two youngsters his Home built aircraft which is almost finished. The plane is a a quickie Quot and is made of fibreglass. Times slender photo by Nett Gilchrist

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