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Daily Review (Newspaper) - May 8, 1986, Towanda, PennsylvaniaRanger stay alive Bucks co one up Page eight thursday mostly sunni cooler Como Iete weather on Page 2 m chuckle the Best thing about having people eat out of your hand is it saves on fee menu 106th year no. 42,162 thursday May 8, 1986 25 cents major Pacific earthquake produces huge sea wave Palmer Alaska it a it a a major Pacific earthquake Shook the Aleutian islands on wednesday producing a sea wave that struck the Island Chain and prompting officials As far South As Oregon and Hawaii to urge evacuations for fear a tremendous wave might hit. The quake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale generated a series of Waves that washed ashore along the 1,100-mile Aleutian Chain with the highest reported to be 5.8 feet at Adak the Alaska tsunami warning Center said. Minor damage was reported at the naval air station in Adak an Island near the end of the Chain but it was not immediately Clear whether the cause was the wave or the earthquake. No casualties were immediately reported tsunami warnings were posted for the entire West coast and Hawaii after the temblor the largest of a flurry of quakes to strike near the far Western aleutians on wednesday. Two quakes came before the powerful one which was followed by at least three More Strong temblor measuring 5 to 6 on the Richter scale said the warning Center. Tsunamis popularly but inaccurately called tidal Waves travel across seas at speeds up to 500 mph and gain size rapidly upon nearing land. Their height upon striking Shore cannot be accurately predicted. Residents of the aleutians a Chain with 16 scattered villages that have a total population of about 8,500 peo ple were urged by the warning Center to evacuate Low lying areas. A series of Waves washed ashore within two hours of the quake including one measuring about 3 feet at Shemya about 4 h Miles East of Adak the warning Center said. The wave size in Alaska did not Rule out the possibility that a tremendous wave could hit the West coast said Carol Horne an earthquake program coordinator for the California office of emergency services. A a it could get bigger it just depends a she said a a it May not generate anything further. A a it is hard to say what the effect will be in coastal areas in state a said Hawaii civil defense spokeswoman Barbara Henry. Officials in British Columbia Washington Oregon and Hawaii recommended evacuation of All Low lying coastal areas and urged residents to stay tuned to their radios. The most powerful earthquake struck at 2 47 . And was entered about 100 Miles Southeast of Adak in the North Pacific said the warning Center the . Geological Survey measured its strength at 7.7 on the open ended Richter scale. Preliminary reports from the Adak naval air station indicated Only minor damage such As Quot a couple of books being knocked off shelves a said it col Arnold Williams a Pentagon spokesman see a tidal wave a Page 12 about $ >0,000 in damages resulted from a fire yesterday at a barn owned by Ronald Burlingame in East Smithfield. The barn was a total loss and several pieces of farm machinery were also destroyed or damaged. I Aily review photo by John Thomas District Justice gives views on new prison by sue Corie in a letter he delivered yesterday to the Bradford county commissioners District Justice Daniel Aquilio iii expresses some of his concerns about the design and location of the proposed new jail. In this letter the District magistrate states that As a member of the judiciary he realizes the need for a new correctional facility in the county and knows the reasoning behind a a wanting to implement the project As soon As however because of the great expenses involved in the building and operating of a new jail facility Aquilio adds he a concerned a a that the county is moving Forward with too great a being one who plans to remain a resident and taxpayer of this county the rest of his life Aquilio notes that what causes him particular concern a a Are the future operating costs of the new facility. A when the planning of the new prison began i was hoping for a More county oriented design rather than what i believe now to be a miniature state prison design. I was hoping for a facility which would be More adequately suited for the people of Rural Bradford county. The new prison design seems to be oriented too much toward a Post conviction housing for other than Bradford county inmates a the District magistrate states in his letter. Pointing out that currently several a a satellite criminal Justice offices Are spread throughout the county Aquilio believes a it would make sense to include them in the design of the new Structure and locate the entire Complex closer to the county seat location of our courthouse a he adds that a it would seem to me to be More efficient to use funds for extra cells for rental to other counties to build an outside the a Wall a so to speak Multi purpose criminal Justice office building to House the satellite in his letter the District Justice also raises questions about the following issues which he says he has asked about previously but to which he has not received answers. He says he believes these Are concerns that other citizens have a but Are afraid to raise in they Are -1 with costs of some readily available privately owned Sites being $200,000 less in Purchase Price than site improvement costs for Manor land Are the county Annex Sites still the Best equitable locations a with a Penn state analyst projecting a decrease of 20 percent plus in crime prone age group populations for Bradford county Between 1986 and the year 2000, Why not a Small facility for Post conviction inmate housing see a Aquilio a Page 12 congressman tighten up reactor legs Washington apr nuclear facilities run by the department of Energy for research and weapons production should be held to the same strict safety standards applied to commercial plants a congressman and a scientist said wednesday. Rep. Edward Markey said the department regulates itself and a runs on the Honor system but has a track record that a does not reflect Honor on the a Doe often compromises on its safety issues to achieve economic and production goals a added Thomas Cochran a physicist. A i believe there would be less of that if Doe facilities were regulated by the arc nuclear regulatory commission a Markey d-mass., convened a hearing by the House subcommittee on Energy conservation and Power to examine implications of the chernobyl nuclear disaster on Doe reactors. He said an internal review last year concluded that the departments environment safety and health division was a a toothless watchdog guarding the safety and environmental integrity of one of the most hazardous undertakings in the Blaze destroys e. Smithfield barn about $60, pm in damages resulted from a fire yesterday afternoon which destroyed a barn and attached machine and tool shed in East Smithfield. Destroyed was the Ronald Burlingame barn at the intersection of Kelley and pleasant Hill roads in East Smithfield. Larry Nichols of the East Smithfield fire co. Said the barn was a two Story Wood Structure with an attached shed the shed contained approximately 10 to 12 pieces of machinery Nichols said he said firefighters succeeded in saving a few machines but most of the machines and tools in the shed were caught in the Blaze. Nichols said firefighters responded to the tire at about 4 35 . The barn was totally engulfed by the time firefighters arrived on the scene All of the cattle were out in the Fields at the time of the fire Nichols said. Nichols said the cause of the fire was determined to be an electric Fence nailed to the barn which shorted out Gusty winds and heat caused a nearby Hay Field to ignite while the barn Blaze was being fought Nichols said so the firefighters had to contend with the Field fire at the same time. The fire was discovered by a neighbor and an occupant of the House. Nichols said that Burlingame was reportedly away in new Jersey a fire a Page 12 president returns buoyant from Tokyo satisfied with United stand on terrorism Washington api a a buoyant president Reagan returned Home wednesday alter a 13-Day far East trip saying . Talks with Western allies in Tokyo brought understandings which will make it a tougher from now on for terrorists. A it certainly is Good to be Back in the Good old .a.,�?� Reagan told supporters and administration officials who greeted him and his wife Nancy on the White House South Lawn. Afterwards the pair walked about the South Lawn under a Brilliant Sun greeting the Well wishers. Reagan and his wife arrived shortly before 2pm Edt following a 15-minute Marine one helicopter ride from Andrews air Force base in nearby Maryland the president said in his formal remarks a terrorism As expected was High on the Agenda i am More than pleased by the commitments made in Tokyo by our Summit partners in this regard we agreed that the time has come to move beyond words and rhetoric. A terrorists and those who support them especially governments a have been put on notice a Reagan told a Large crowd of White House aides Cabinet members and others who greeted him a Marine band and a group of students from Martin Luther King or. Elementary school Here were also on hand to Welcome the president. Reagan served notice to terrorists that a it is going to be tougher from now turning to the economic issues of the Summit Reagan said the seven participating nations arrived at a a new framework for strengthening effective coordination of International economic Reagan also said he was pleased with the outcome of meetings last week with members of the association of Southeast asian nations saying the sessions just prior to the opening of the economic Summit a a. Gave me a Chance to bring their concerns to Tokyo it also gave me a Chance to confirm our ties with the industrious people of the Pacific rim a air Force one had landed at Elmendorf air Force base in Alaska just after 6 . Edt for a 45-minute ref Uehling Stop in route to Andrews. Aides travelling with Reagan on the 14�?~a-hour flight Home from the seven nation economic Summit sought to emphasize the presidents successes in a while All brains look alike but people continue to fascinate in be met a lot of people Over the years who done to like what they do for a living. It seems they a rather be doing just about anything else other than their chosen profession. Maybe a a chosen Isnit a fair adjective seeing that a lot of us wish we were doing something else. We can blame that on our mothers who always want us to be brain surgeons and stuff like that. Fathers sort of wish wed become sports stars but they often done to have any grand plans other than a a done to throw your life that May explain All these people who refuse to be Content with their careers because they re trying to live up to outside expectations. Then there Are those Guys who made mom and dad Happy by becoming brain surgeons or major league batting champions. Oftentimes they re not Happy because they suspect they were somehow pressured into a career that turned out to be something of a let Down. I done to think id be real Happy being a brain surgeon though i might enjoy winning a batting title or two. This brings me to a confession you see i can to find a whole lot to Gripe about when it comes to my chosen profession. Funny thing is i did no to really choose it until the last minute. I was a few weeks from graduating from College and a a in English when i concluded i probably should come up with some kind of Job in the near future to support my wife and infant daughter. I had harboured a vague notion of going on to graduate school in creative writing but i realized they done to pay you to do that. In fact they made you pay. Since i did no to have any Money and i assumed our family of three might want to enjoy the finer things in life like food and shelter i Felt suddenly compelled to choose a career. I wanted to write i knew that. Now it was a question of finding someone willing to pay me for writing. I could write a novel but that would take me months maybe even years i was a Hunt and Peck typist after Alland i might require food and shelter before that. There were two other complications standing in the Way of my becoming a novelist a i think of anything to write off the top of my head and a even if i came up with something there was no reason to believe a publisher would give my literary Effort a prolonged look i thought about writing advertising slogans there was Good Money in that i was certain id heard the Guy who came up with a bring around the Collar a was set for life. Then i thought about How embarrassing it would be to have to admit you wrote that silly slogan even if you did have thousands of dollars to show for it i could probably live with having authored a this can to be a diet soft drink it tastes too Good to be True a but the cold cruel realization set in that i did no to have the faintest idea who to Contact in the slogan business almost As an afterthought it came to me a magazines and newspapers i sort of liked the idea of working for a Magazine. I even wrote to a couple of them. A the new yorker Quot did t even bother to reply and a a Playboy responded with something like a a you be got to be i would have been glad to Start out at the Bottom maybe writing captions for photo spreads but they did no to seem to a Precy ate my humility and work ethic. I decided to become a journalist that sounded Good dear mater and Pater i know you wanted me to be a brain surgeon but they Tell me my knowledge of Chaucer and Robert Penn Warren wont even get me past the right hemisphere of the brain. Therefore i shall soon be embarking on a career in journalism. Sincerely your son see a skill a Page 12 Sayress i fifth annual thursday sponsored by Spring festival Friday _. The Sayre remember mothers a y saturday business Assoc. Lik

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