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Havre Daily News (Newspaper) - May 22, 1980, Havre, Montana I or hair daily no Ca i Khz k sch by bad news kids 2 More Days of school cat Skinner Abe Malcolm of Baltrusch construction smooths a Kex get thick a a lift of dampened Din on the site of the planned first Bank building work ers Are filling in a basement left by demolition of the old fair hotel on first Street. The new Bank will not have a basement Amtrak train rescues Ash stranded motorists Spokane Wash apr stranded motorists in Ash covered Fla Stern Washington spelled Relief Amtrak when a passenger train picked up at least too Volcano refugees on a a Mission of mercy a by this morning Jan Fode Adams county sheriffs office spokeswoman said 87 persons were picked up in Ritzville 13 in land and an unknown number in Sprague by the specially authorized Amtrak a super liner a the train out of Chicago had arrived in Spokane about 11 30 p a and picked up the additional passengers in route to Seattle Law enforcement authorities estimate As Many As 2,500 motorists were stranded at one time in the Ritzville area where mount St. Helens dumped 7 inches of Ash following sundays eruption but by wednesday about 1,500 of those persons had left the Small Fla Stern Washington towns in Auto convoys bound for Spokane and Pasco according to the Washington state department of emergency services in Spokane where a layer of Ash continued to swirl with the winds. Sheriff Larry v fat Ickson extended the county s state of emergency to May 27, asking that schools remain closed however the sheriff said businesses w Ould not be forced to remain dosed a it is imperative because of the potential unknown danger of the Ash it that All persons Wear face coverings a a Erickson said he stressed that the coverings should be dampened for maximum Benefit Erickson also said that Speed limits imposed under the emergency would be strictly enforced arterial Speed limits Are 30 mph. Residential streets 20 mph and state highways within the county 35 mph. Spokane county health District office Mohammed Marashi warned Spokane residents that while the Ash was settling inhalation still posed a a risk of chronic lung disease a and should to avoided despite travel restrictions More and More Spokan ites ventured out into the Ashen Haze and found businesses open to Greet them at two shopping centers. Northtown and Shadle some larger stores were open downtown the reverse was True a the smaller stores did business while larger firms abide by the sheriffs w wishes arid some rain fell in Spokane and Wallace Idaho wednesday night lifting Hopes that the weather might Aid of astern Washington and Northern Idaho in cleanup campaigns and at Spokane International Airport the All night cleanup efforts of grounds Crews paid off a for the first time since mount St Helens blew her top sunday the air terminal opened under Quot limited conditions Quot according to the f a and Airport officials three other airports in the Region were also open Walla Walla tri cities and Lewiston. Idaho terminals accepted flights other airports remained closed in the area due to Ash covered runways and stymied cleanup efforts. Trains Are running at near Normal Levels both Union Pacific and Burlington Northern officials said Amtrak passenger service has also resumed to Spokane greyhound bus lines sent five buses from Spokane three to the West and two East a number of them taking delayed passengers finally Home mid Columbia Public transportation remained at a virtual standstill wednesday. And a halt to Barge traffic on the River raised the Specter of a gasoline shortage throughout the area Ray Hickey manager of Tidewater Barge lines a major Petroleum sup plier to the tri cities said the blockage of the Columbia at Longview by Ash and Debri could create a critical situation meanwhile states of emergency were also in effect in Adams Lincoln Grant and Whitman counties by Dorothy j a is of the daily news staff Havre High school students will tx1 attending school on june 2 and the k 8 grades june i and 3 in order to make up for Days lost because of it St Helens gift of Ash school Board trustees made the decision last night following a ruling by the office of Public instruction that the two Days missed because of gov Tom judges declaration or Russell Carlson superintendent of schools explained to the trustees the options available and his preference Tor having the Day s made up on june 2 and 3 two other options were presented to the Board the first option was to schedule school on saturday May 24 and saturday May 31 the other option was to not make up the Days and lose the reimbursement Money from the state which was roughly estimated at $25,000 Carlson explained that tie Felt parents would object to sessions being made up saturday. Max 24 because of the memorial Day Holiday trustees agreed and voted for the 2nd and 3rd of june because the High school was in session on tuesday May 20, Tot the senior Check out ugh school students have Only one Day to make up students and staff for kindergarten through eighth Grade has e two Day s to make up teacher Levant Clun k out Day will be left to the administration to schedule after if has consulted with principals and teachers trustees also ratified the Purchase of two school buses which should arrive some me next week in other business trustees approved the tuts routes lot 198081 school year l listened to a report on the 1980 81 funding Tor Indian programs approved the final budget for the transportation department approved a Roviest to Otter a staff alcohol education workshop Iii Havre during the tall m f \ convention approved the adult education budget Tor iwo i and program report the Havre Eric i w i n i y in in daily news vol. 65. No Iso i lax re. Montana thursday kit a eng May 22. Ditto state emergency restrictions lifted rain washes Ash from Western Montana sky Helena Mont it a it overnight Rains damped volcanic dust Over Large areas of Western Montana Early today and state emergency restrictions were lifted from the four remaining counties the state imposed ban closing schools government offices and All but essential services was lifted from Flathead. Dike Mineral and Missoula counties gov Thomas judge visited the area to discuss the effects of the ban with local leaders in Missoula and Kalispell where some businessmen and a few doctors recommended an end to the restrictions because the Ash from the mount St Helens Volcano is considered non toxic judge imposed emergency restrictions on a statewide basis monday when the Fine Gray Ash from the Volcano s eruption sunday began to Blanket Large portions of Montana the governor s office reported a dramatic decline this morning in the amount of suspended particles measured in the air at Kalis it Ell where a Quarter Inch of rain overnight apparently helped Settle the dust from a Reading of 2,850 micrograms per cubic meter of air wednesday night the Dawn Reading fell to 208 the state standards consider a Reading of 875 an emergency Missoula also reported a Sharp decline overnight from 4,853 to 1,309 micrograms per cubic meter but remained above i i emergency threshold at the urging it local businessmen the Missoula City county air pollution Board asked judge on wednesday night to lift the ban on Kudless closures Alec Hansen the governor s press Secretary said no decision would be made on the request until judge met with local officials and until meddlers of his Legal staff could determine whether the ban could in listed under state Law several roads in the Missoula area were closed to traffic for several hours wednesday evening fio fore winds decreased visibility improved and they were reopened Missoula police said they cited about 15 businesses for refusing to close despite warnings including several Large department stores the businesses including Sears. Hennessy a and j c Penney were charged with obstructing a peace of Fleer said Missoula county attorney Robert Deschamps 111 the Misdemeanour charge carries a maximum penalty of a $5 10 Fine and six months Iii jail Deschamps said the states anti pollution statutes might apply in such cases but his office had decided to use the obstruction charge instead a state department of health and environmental sciences spokesman had said earlier Iii the week ital there was no penalty mulch state Iii i int ton Law s it businesses tailed to him closure orders All Fiat s Iii Missoula were closed tins brought a complaint from one trucker who has been stranded Here with his Rig. Along with about von other truck i s Quot in tins situation bars Are essential to the truckers he said several businesses outside the Missoula City limits wen1 warned wednesday by sheriff s deput a s t they could not legally remain open in sidle Lake doll Larson was Ai rested wednesday lot ref using enclose his Bai after two citations from deputies Larson who was jailed Iii Missoula on charges of obstructing a lie Nee officer later said he kept the Bai open i Vause Quot i need to make payments i need Ilia Revenue a Larson said a a in a like to sir Fiat statute that requires me to close Down w Hen mount St Helens erupts he said the closures Are discriminatory because they apparently allow grocery stores to remain open and sell All tie liquor they want while cutting Oft a Bai s Only source of Revenue miss Ion police meanwhile were Fielding complaints from closed businesses whose operators complained that drug stores like Keo Skaggs Aud Pax less Weic Selling items like Hose and spindles which ate not considered essential emergency items police chief Box Hughes said the stores flail been warned not to sell these non emergency items ironclad stall of Licals Ila pc i Wen telling people Iii Missoula and Oiler cities to use then Garden hoses to Wash Ash Oft lawns and driveways or Bruce Mcintyre Flathead county health officer said that i adore the emergency was lifted Tor Ilia county Fie had asked several Large supermarkets it and it and Putti yes. To restrict sales to essential Baal items and min Oil Oiler merchandise i said it and it agreed to cooperate tint but treys said it could not judge meeting with local businessmen and Cit and county of finals Iii Kalispell was frequently asked to edme Quot essential service judge was told there was confusion Over which businesses were sup posed to stint Down and which could remain open judge implied that tile print Hies were drawn up by the legislature and Fie flail no authority to item Iii or change Hie Law judge said the Federal government gave Hie tale Quot nos Whitely no warning Fiat tie ast was a i my to fall and no assistance after Hie fallout had incurred scientists detect new rumblings Carter to Fly Over i. St. Helens by David Ammons associated press writer Vancouver Wash it aim scientists have detected new rumblings from mount St Helens which they sax indicates the renewed movement of molten Rock within the Volcano meanwhile rain clouded the Mountain today hindering Rescue Al forts and president Carter was to Fly Over the Youtam hoping to catch a glimpse of the devastation and tour an evacuation Center in Kelso two seismographs on the Volcano detected a seismic noise from 5 pm wednesday to i a in today said Craig Weaver a is go logical Survey scientists at the University of Washington in Seattle the seismic noise is similar to the harmonic tremors which indicate the movement of magma or Gas within the Volcano he said Quot the most probable interpretation is that it represents the upward movement of material again Quot Weaver said the noise differed from a harmonic tremor by having a Low amplitude and a a Jerky Quot nature compared of the stronger smoother harmonic tremors recorded before the Mountain in South West Washington exploded tax death toll from sundays or upturn remained at 14 said Bill Lokey of Hie Washington department of emergency services ninety other persons were reported missing officials still were Irving to sort out tie conflicting and overlapping reports of missing persons geologists estimated that three cutin Kilometres about one eighth of Hie Mountain was removed in i tie eruption Ash fell heavily on most of Eastern Washington were residents hoped in Relief today from r am danger remained from a mudslide that formed a dam on Hie i out in River lint the threat it a collapse and Iii Mhz seemed to Lessen said Sylvia Bun bbl at s Forest service spokeswoman a eulogist inspected Hie mud dam on wednesday and found ii More stable than ire violist thought she said today the Titi be geologists refuted Tavnier level Apia died to in falling As it seeped through hic porous dam Iii an aet Ion dose filled As Underflow she said a the Lake was a steaming n degrees and tilled with logs a Weyerhaeuser employee also bad the dam under observation and a in radio Contact with sheriff authorities to sound an alar in in ease Hie mud gave Way Lackey mint limn Hie Mountain had raised khad Afy using Bitumen to kill exiled enemies Rome a a 25-year old libyan accused of attempted murder in Rome was quoted today by police As saying he was Quot sent by the libyan people to kill opponents of libyans Radical government which is believed behind a string of eight murders of libyan forecast bulletin prepared by the National weather service office at Havre Max 22,1980 maximum yesterday 98 minimum last night 59 temperature at pm today 94 precipitation for 24 hours ending at 12 30 p in today 0 Sunrise tomorrow 5 29 a in Sunset today 9 01 p m Havre forecast showers or thunderstorms this evening with occasional Strong thunderstorm winds Cloudy with showers and cooler Friday urn tonight 50-55 High tomorrow in the Middle 70s a 50 percent Chance of precipitation throughout the period last year on this Date the High was 70. The Low 45. And there was no precipitation yesterdays High broke a number of records record High before yesterday was 90 set in 1928 record High for the month was tied with 98 on May 27 and 29. 1936 and a new record was set for the warmest for this Early in the year which was previously 97 on May 14.1936 dissidents in Europe in the past two months police said Monsur Mezaros Belgacem was picked up outside a Rome restaurant wednesday night minutes alter a gunman fired three pistol shots at the libyan born proprietor Salem Mohamed Fezza. A naturalized italian who has lived in Rome since 1959 the 45 year old Fezza escaped injury to diving to the f Loor As the shots rang out police said they were looking for a second Man seen fleeing the restaurant with Belgacem the attempt came As gunmen murdered two More of libyan strongman Moa mar khad Afy s exile toes in Europe police in Athens found the body of Abu Bakr Abdel Rahman on wed Nesdal authorities said the 23-year-old furniture factory worker from Tripoli had been virtually decapitated with a Large knife 24 to 48 hours before his body w As discovered neighbors said Abdel Rahman was a known critic it khad Afy but Athens police said they h,-.d information he was an officer of he libyan police they refused to elaborate the hit men struck tuesday night in Rome killing the libyan born owner of a lumber trading company who recently took out tunisian citizenship investigators found the body of Mohamed Fouad Buoh Jar 55. Under his bed in a Rooming House in downtown Rome he had been strangled with a Nylon Cord and then stabbed repeatedly in the Chest and stomach police said a note attached to the Cord was signed Quot libyan revolutionary committees in Rome and warned that the enemies of the people will be readied wherever they Are. Authorities said three other libyan exiles have been murdered in Rome two in London and one in Bonn since March 21 i ast week drop it off i Here is a Mailbox outside of the daily news building which Means those with news Mas drop off information at the paper whether the Deairs Are of Mai or not the Box near the front Dan. Is available to anyone wishing to turn in items for Public anon i through use of the mail drop the daily news Horres to better serve its readers by encouraging them to submit news at All hours of any Day. The Box is not designed to handle payment of Bills or advertisement or circulation business a group of libyan exiles in Egypt apm aled to italian president Sandro Perrim to protect libyans living in Italy tie former colonial Power in Libya the mercurial khad Afy autocratic head of the Oil Rich North african nation s Radical regime Bas been quoted As saying libyans living abroad must return borne Chace physical liquidation but in an interview last sunday on a tvs issues and answers program he denied ordering the wave of murders arid said tie wants Hie exile to come Home so tie can protect them from the revolutionary committee Over whom lie Aid tie had no conf cil foreigner travelled or lived in Libya in end Aid i to committees my believer Lom it lode members Cit Khadely it it ret polic were it up to Silenc e a budding anti khad Afy movement among libyans living abroad hic murder Atma re have coincided with a Salt a Eben or lab an dissidents at borne egyptians vote today on constitutional changes Aird Egypt a an Over whelming yes vote was expected in today referendum on constitutional amendments that would enable Anwar Sadat to remain president for life make islamic teachings the main source of legislation formalize the Multi party system and allow a Little More press Freedom some 12 million voters registered in 2. I Coggi precincts around the country Tiad to decide either to approve or disapprove All four amendments As a package arid analysts predicted the vast majority would make ref circles on their ballots indicating Quot yes a Black Circle on the ballot meant rejection i to polls opened at 8 a in Ariel c log a at 5 pm and a results will to an flounced f riday voting was sparse in the by t two hours of balloting in the Northern Airn suburb of Heliopolis but two of thre e per pm writer viewed said they voted a a i in in favor of president Sachet being elected because he is a penal Rase Aid retired teacher Habib Antrin Abdel Salaam Abdel of taboo an accountant Aid Sadat s being Able to Erve longer will to Hie greatest thing be a use tic has brought us a a e arid is working Tor our welfare hic streamlined of Hie Colwitz rivet 15 Lee is Bluegill said Quot that Means the Channel is not As deep and can i hold As much water As previously without Flemimg sin said re Gular Spring Runoff could result Iii heavy flooding a the mud in the Wolitz clogged Iii take j # in h a to a Wales system serving Hutu in non a persons Iii Ding View bul the City was gelling water from neigh hol ing Kelso and rigging an emergency y pump residents were still timing asked to eat on paper plates and to Stop using Din washers East of tic cascades a Wesh Cound Amtrak train was authorized to make additional Stop catty Beday to pc k up halide motorists in three Eastern Washington towns the extra passengers would have to stand in i he aisle Tor Ita eightball trip let Seattle because a Ham already a Lull Amtrak Olla ears said i Tkavc Rome Lei express my admiration Tor he courage Anet Tor the e aim is that Hie people have shown in Hie far e e one lit tie most up a biting natural explosions Etui nation a Ever known it Arter Obi reporters wed no Lefay night Hep Mike me or Mark or waste whose Ell inc i inc Lude the Veleano said a president was Tole that e cleanup eel Asti Lade i Eide a in Eastern Washington e e of i Tad we in $150 million and $200 million the Ash Whit to rippled Iran to Tattoo in Eastern Washington try e digging Veriie in engine Quot Alv it e Esubi tee a he Alth Hazard a nording to a Spokane Little Tai rein Edgar a chemist with the Spokane air pollution f entree authority a Aud Hie Volcano Ash is similar tie substances that cause lung ailments Iii miners we have Tecen told this is the same Tyree of mate Nal that Miner breath Elgar Aid the kind that causes Sill him. Meanwhile Skamania aunty sheriff Bill Bisner Kiel la a encore ement of Fie oils were timing unfairly a Nta de for their a Lions Mort the mount St Helens eruption a denied that re Trie the e Zeines around the Peak sheild have teem enlarged before tie or Ion Lam s giant eruption i to Bottom lira is that nobody Wejuli listen tonner said wednesday there was continuous bar issuant bean to Public land owners for Access in the danger zones Serrie use a fake hrs no Ora would listen they created enough pressure through the Media so they could go in and Check on their Hermes

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