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Fort Walton Beach Playground Daily News (Newspaper) - August 13, 1980, Fort Walton Beach, Florida Day 284 senator s economic terms adopted in platform Kennedy pushes democratic . Index Bridge column.6b business.3d classified.37d coast today. Comics.3� crossword.6b door editorials. Horoscope .7� Hospital report.3d local news.10 movies.68 obituaries.30 Okaloosa oigest.3a police log.3a 3 to schedule.68 weather.2 Khomeini seeks for new understanding in Iran by the associated press Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini conferred separately with Iran a feuding president and prime minister tuesday offering advice on choosing government ministers and urging a new a atmosphere of understanding in the country. But in a Bleak sign for the american hostages an influential moslem cleric exhorted the iranian faithful to press on with their a confrontation with the american superpower for the Sake of the iranian revolution. Iran a serious internal problems were underlined by a report from Tehran radio about a major new clash in restive Kurdistan. The broadcast monitored in London said government troops and revolutionary guards had killed 155 a a assailants sunday in fighting around the kurdish town of Bane near the iraqi Border. It said the unidentified insurgents had been planning an attack on the Bane Garrison. Kurdish guerrillas have been fighting to make the Region autonomous from the persian dominated Tehran regime. The death toll which could not otherwise be confirmed would make sundays clash one of the bloodiest in recent months. Revolutionary Leader Khomeini has decreed that the iranian parliament or majlis must decide the Fate of the 52 american hostages who were in their 283rd Day of Captivity tuesday. Once a Cabinet is appointed by Mohammad a Ramaie who received the majlis approval As prime minister monday the legislators theoretically can take up the hostage Issue but although Ramaie must name his Cabinet by the Middle of next week no Date has been set for the hostage debate. Ramaie and president Abolhassan Bani Sadr paid visits to Khomeini to Mark Eide fit the moslem feast ending the holy month of Ramadan the prime minister said afterwards Khomeini had advised him on the selection of Cabinet ministers reports from Tehran said. The official iranian news Agency pars said Bani Sadr met with the supreme Leader for 50 minutes and a spoke about the latest development of the country and current problems. Imam Khomeini gave directions for creating an atmosphere of Ramaie has declared his unbending loyalty to Khomeini and called Bani Sadr his a a brother in serving the nation. But the president made Clear in recent Days he was unhappy with the Choice of Ramaie As government chief a selection virtually forced on Bani Sadr by the islamic Republican party which controls the majlis. Graham entertains 500 Nea delegates new York a gov. Bob Graham and his wife Adele decided to do some entertaining at the democratic National convention so they invited 500 delegates from an influential teachers Union to Brunch tuesday several Hundred delegates who belong to the National education association a politically Active Union with one of the conventions largest contingents were greeted by Graham after going through two Buffet lines at the Florida delegations hotel the Halloran House on Manhattan s East Side. All along the Way the governor was warmly received by admiring delegates who Shook his hand engaged in Small talk had their photographs taken with him and raised questions about his future on the National political scene. A i assume you re looking at bigger and better things a Colorado Delegate Judy English told Graham after having a Brunch of Cereal Cantaloupe fruit salad scrambled eggs sausage Bacon Ham and hashed Brown potatoes. Grahams Rise to the governorship was propelled partly by support from near a Florida affiliate the 31,000-member Florida teaching profession. He said All he planned right now was a repeat engagement before the National convention of the 1.8 million member Nea. He delivered a major address to the groups gathering in los Angeles last month. It was that speech which Many delegates recalled when asked what they knew about Graham. But some also knew about him from friends and relatives who live in Florida As Well As from Ftp officials who Are helping build his National reputation As an advocate for teachers and the education establishment. A was opposed to putting education on the Back seat he s been right out front with it a said Mary Futrell of Alexandria va., who was recently chosen As the unions National Secretary treasurer. A a he a put the time staff and Money into it. I done to know of too Many other politicians doing that today. He a unique. He a a county repair Bill May total $36,062 Good morning new York a sen Edward m Kennedy cheered to the rafters at the democratic National convention that crushed his Challenge to president Carter won endorsement of his $12-billion Job creation program As part of the Campaign platform tuesday night it was one of three Kennedy planks approved in voice votes amid cheers and chants of a we want Ted Quot House speaker Thomas p of Neill or. Pronounced them passed and a fourth contested Plank which included Kennedy s Call for wage and Price controls rejected. On the latter he said a the nos were the Clear a verdict less evident to listeners without gavels. It was All part of a Deal engineered by Telephone to avoid a showdown Roll Call vote on the Kennedy planks at a convention that spent nearly 40 minutes in cheering sign waving demonstration for the conquered Kennedy. Carter lieutenants acknowledged that the platform package was negotiated to approval because of the likelihood that the convention would have adopted the jobs plan had the Issue been pushed to a Roll Call vote. But they also said Carter would spell out his differences with the platform on wednesday in a speech that set the convention cheering. Kennedy said he believes the party can unite behind its historic principles so that a together we will March toward a democratic Victory in 1980.�?� Carter and his spokesmen opposed the Kennedy jobs Plank in favor of a More general pledge to promote employment while striving to curb inflation. Thus. Secretary of labor Ray Marshall said Carter would not accept the jobs Plank As part of his own Campaign platform a the president will write a statement saying Why he can to accept it a Marshall said Kennedy came in defeat to Madison Square Garden Carters Victory Arena to urge the adoption of his economic proposals into the democratic platform he stayed to speak of a Campaign waged and lost a often we sailed against the wind but always we kept our rudder True there were so Many of you who stayed the course and shared our Hope because of you this has been a Happy it was an hour of High emotion at a Businesslike convention the Hall erupting into cheers for the Man the delegates would not nominate. Blue and White Kennedy Campaign signs waved across the convention floor for the moment even the Carter delegates put aside their Green placards to cheer the loser in a gesture of Unity Carter returning to the White House from Camp David. Md., said he wants Kennedy a Campaign support the Massachusetts senator did not specifically offer it nor did he Tell his supporters to work for the ticket a a. That a a decision for him to make a Carter said a it would certainly be beneficial for me to have his full support during the Campaign a asked if he could win re election without Kennedy Carter said. A i can win much better with the other Kennedy platform planks adopted by voice vote in the ail powerful judgment of speaker of Neill declared that democrats will take no economic action that would significantly increase unemployment and that neither High interest rates nor unemployment would be used As anti inflation tools As a campaigner Kennedy accused Carter of using both. Kennedy was the final and featured speaker in a two hour convention debate on economic policy he said the commitment to jobs is at a the heart of our tradition the soul of our party Quot Quot i am asking you to renew our commitment to a fair and lasting Prosperity that can put America Back to Kennedy said a this is the cause that brought me into the Campaign and that sustained me for nine months across a Hundred thousand Miles in 40 different states a we had our the conquered candidate said. A but the pain of our defeats is far. Far less than the pain of the people i have met Quot he took the microphone to chants of a we want Ted a while the band played an Irish Jig when he was done the a we want Ted demonstration took Over. At first. Of Neill tried to Call the convention Back to order then he let the demonstration go on. While Carter and Kennedy lieutenants negotiated platform terms by Telephone a Well things worked out a Little different than the Way we thought but let me Tell you. I still love new York a Kennedy began his speech a for me. A few hours ago this Campaign came to an end a Kennedy said a a for All those whose cares have been our concern the work goes on. The cause endures the Hope still lives and the dream shall never to Carter he offered congratulations on Victory. Adding a i am confident that the democratic party will unite on the basis of democratic principles and that together we will March toward a democratic Victory in 1980.�?� by Lynn Bronikowski doily nows Stom writer the recent breakdown of the Shalimar courthouse annexes air conditioning system could Cost the county $36,062. So county officials Are trying to shift the liability to someone else the firm that manufactured the air conditioner and the architects who designed the Annex May be sounded out on the possibility of sharing some of the repair costs commissioners indicated tuesday. Julian Chesser the county a superintendent of buildings said his department already has spent $14,371 to repair the first compressor that went Down in mid june. The system was partially Down for three weeks and completely Down for about two weeks during the record breaking heat wave that blanketed Northwest Florida. Representatives of Westinghouse corp., which manufactured the system advised Chesser that repairing the second compressor would Cost the county $21,691. Chesser asked commissioners to Transfer funds for the total $36,062 repair Cost from the county a self insurance account to his maintenance account. Instead commissioners on tuesday told county attorney John Dowd to Contact Ricks Kendrick Stokes amp David architects inc., which designed the building. Dowd will ask the firm about a a options to paying the repair Tab. He also May Contact Gulf Power co. To see if the Utility might be partially liable since a a momentary electrical Power outage was believed partially responsible for the damage. In his report to commissioners Chesser said that on the weekend of june 14-15 the systems no. 2 compressor was working. By monday it was running but not pumping and when maintenance workers dismantled the compressor a we found that the inside working parts had flown apart and completely destroyed itself a Chesser said. After re assembling the equipment the machine ran Well a for about 2% hours at which time the Oil pump failed and ruined All working parts of the compressor again a Chesser said. The next Day following a momentary Power outage the bolts in the compressor were sheared and the maintenance department requested technical help from the manufacturer. A at the present time it is performing quite Well but does no to have the capacity to partly Cloudy through thursday with scattered mainly afternoon thundershowers. Low tonight mid 70s. High today and thursday near 90. Winds southerly 8 to 14 Mph today. Probability of rain 40 percent today and 20 percent thursday. Marine forecast winds variable in direction s to to knots becoming Southwest 5 to to knots today and tonight. Seas less than 2 feet through thursday. Winds and seas higher in widely scattered thunderstorms. Tides High tide at the Okaloosa Island pier 11 30 . Low tide 9 58 . High tide at destiny East pass 1 05 . Low tide 12 45 stuntman Dor Robinson wearing a harness attached to a Cable Heads toward the ground after leaping from the top of the observation pod on Toronto s in Tower tuesday morning. Robinson fell More than 900 feet before special equipment atop the Tower applied a Brake to the Cable. He reportedly was paid $250,000 for the same jump with a Parachute last year. A hold the Complete Annex Complex on a hot Chesser said he said he has been investigating a various alternatives to our present system and if funds Are available. I would like to install some alternate compressors in the Chesser said the system does no to have the a a diversity that should have been built into it. He added that the systems one year warranty ran out Long ago on the four year old building. Commissioner Mike Mitchell encouraged Chesser to search for alternatives saying. A a we a be Money ahead looking for an alternative. It May be Good Money after in another matter tuesday commissioners ignored a request from Tommy Crofut speaker of the House of the Silver haired legislature to raise $300 from county employees to sponsor a free fish Fry when the presidents Mother. Lillian Carter visits Crestview on sept i. Crofut at first indicated she wanted $300 in county Money for the fish Fry. But later said she was seeking private contributions. She wanted commissioners to appoint a person to collect contributions from county employees. Mitchell said the county should stay out of the fund raising business. In other action tuesday commissioners a took under advisement a request from the Okaloosa county Council on aging to turn sections of Niceville Valparaiso and Okaloosa memorial hospitals into congregate living facilities for the elderly. Mitchell said that on monday he received a letter from the Lisenby retirement Center in Panama City which May be interested in leasing the hospitals for such a purpose. A turned Down a request from the Holiday Isle improvement association to four Lane Gulf Shore drive. Mitchell said the traffic count in the area did not warrant the expansion but that if traffic patterns change the county May consider doing the work incrementally. A agreed to hold a Public hearing to change the fees for occupational licenses for fortuneteller from $150 to $9 a postponed action on a request to Post a no Wake signs in Waterways from deckhand Marine to Al Matador condominium. Mitchell said the matter needs More study since such signs would prohibit water skiing in that area. Parv virus infectious canine disease raging across nation from staff and wire reports a new highly contagious intestinal disease called Parv virus is killing thousands of dogs across the United states and the Only Laboratory licensed to produce the needed vaccine has a backlog of orders for five million doses. A a it a like when the White Man brought measles to the indians a said or. Joe Smith a veterinarian in Little Rock Ark. A it wiped out whole tribes of indians. A while Federal agencies done to keep statistics outbreaks of the disease first discovered following a Collie show in Louisville Kyd a in 1978 have been reported in growing numbers from coast to coast this summer a it seems to flare up All Over a said Max Heppner of the animal and Plant health inspection service of the . Department of agriculture. In Arkansas. Smith estimated 1.200 dogs had died in the past two months though the state health Board had Only officially counted 240. A most veterinarians Are in a state of Shock in their inability to save their clients animals a he said. A with this we re just South Carolina lost 739 dogs in an epidemic of 2,347 cases reported from Early May to Early july according to that states cooperative Extension service. In Seattle 41 dogs died at an animal shelter earlier this month and Mike be Gwyn the City a animal control officer said a an awful lot of dead animals have been picked up off the streets. Chicago lost 300 dogs to the disease through july according to a count by the veterinarian medical association. While an undetermined but apparently Small number of dogs in Okaloosa county have died from the disease one fort Walton Beach veterinarian said the situation locally a is nowhere near epidemic or Philip w Burrier of the Friendship veterinary clinic on Beal Parkway said tuesday a a we be got some of the vaccine but we re not Overly supplied by any Blumer said he has about 600 doses left and does no to know when he will be Able to get More. A a it a pretty Short everywhere a he added. Or. James m. Mcclellan of the Northside veterinary clinic on Racetrack Road said he Quot completely ran out Friday but was Able to borrow some from another veterinarian. Mcclellan said tuesday he a a got in 150 doses today. A a please see Parv virus a Page 2a today is wednesday August 13, the 226th Day of 1980 with 140 to follow. The Moon is new a o 5% disc. The Sun will Rise at 6 11 and set at 7 30. Weather a Toudie at the end of his rope

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