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Port Angeles Evening News (Newspaper) - January 10, 1972, Port Angeles, Washington Port Angeles evening news i in 1o7t january 1972 227th Issue of 56th year 10 pages 10 cents special session is opened state message due tonight Hook damaged wind driven seas pounded More holes in the Ediz Hook Road and washed away shoulders of the Roadway during the weekend storm this was the scene this morning about a Quarter of a mile North of the Crown Zeller Pach one of the worst according to City workmen making repairs the inside shoulder of the Roadway was badly washed out about where the truck is shown m the part of the waterline and the Telephone Cable to the coast guard air station were exposed by the evening news damage is Light As storm rakes area plane flips in wind a four seat plane owned by Jim Drennan and Tom Sawyer of port Angeles was flipped Over by Strong wind gusts Early sunday morning at Fairchild International Drennan said he believed the plane was a total Gusty winds assaulted the Pacific Northwest Over the weekend resulting today in travellers warnings in All Mountain passes and the Post ing of Gale and Small Craft warnings in Washington Gale Force winds off the British Columbia coast saturday apparently caused the sinking of a freighter with 42 persons presumed lost and brought fears of Oil spillage when High winds ripped an unmanned transport ship Loose from its Tow lilies and drove it into the Rocky coast a few Miles South of Cape the state Highway department said Snoqualmie and Cayuse passes had been chains were required on All other passes except where chains or studded tires were they port Angeles did not escape the wind storm which swept through the area saturday night beginning about 8 the coast guard air station at Ediz Hook reported winds gusting to 57 Mph at the height of the sporadic gusts reaching close to 90 Mph were clocked at the air damage from the storm was confined to falling Trees and limbs cutting off electrical Power through Callam county at different times before the storm ended about 5 sunday Ediz Hook took a pounding As Waves crashed Over the Rock washing away Large sections of the Interior Section of the a four foot drop off was created by the eroding Waves on the South Side of the by 5 the Hook Road was impassable and was closed to traffic until later in the afternoon and then Only emergency traffic was damage to the Hook was reportedly the port of port Angeles reported Section of a roof on a hangar at Fairchild International Airport was blown the winds also Tore the tie lines off one plane and then flipped it Over another plane was pushed Over on its both port Angeles City Light and Callam county pud Crews were kept Busy repairing Power lines dropped by falling limbs and the pud reported the first break about saturday night in the lairds Corner area and worked continually until 8 sunday the worst hit area was be tween Agate Beach and East to Fairview where scattered outages were a pud spokesman Early sunday a limb hit the main transmission line and knocked out Power from port Angeles East to the county line for about 24 he no other major damage was reported by either the Telephone company or the state Highway boat Haven Dock pilings near the local yacht club broke according to a port but no boats were damaged and Crews began fixing the pilings this Snow began sunday and added to the problems throughout the the state patrol reported today that some travellers had been stranded in Cle Ellensburg and North Bend due to Gusty winds and Snow drifts on Cayuse and White Little Snow was reported except in the Lake Crescent area where about five inches of Snow according to the state Highway department body found on Beach 42 feared lost no identity m Stormy Ocean nuclear Plant May soon be reality construction of a nuclear Power Plant in Callam county will come sooner than we think and part of its output might even be transmitted to these were the possibilities held out by Lawrence Industrial development chief for the state department of Commerce and economic in a talk Here saturday the occasion was the instal lation dinner of the port Angeles chamber of Commerce at Harrington Bradley pointed out the nation shifts about every 50 years in its Energy Wood was the dominant source in the he and by 1910 Coal accounted for about 75 per cent of the total Energy during the next 50 years Coal lost its position to natural Gas and nuclear reactors now produce per cent of the nations he by 1980 the figure is expected to be 25 per cent and by the turn of the Century 50 per there Are 21 commercial nuclear reactors now in operation and the largest one is in our own state there Are 54 More under Are orders for 42 More plants How Long it is before a Callam county Plant is added to this list is anybody i suspect it will be sooner than we think for a new Plant must be added to the system each Frank 1972 chamber accepted the Gavel from Merle retiring Charles a former presented roses to Eells and a plaque to the unidentified body of a married woman in her twenties was discovered saturday by beachcombers on an isolated Beach on Cape flattery South of Neah attempts Over the weekend to identify the found nude except for a were Callam county sheriff Harley Bishop said an autopsy performed on the body indicated death was caused by drowning and revealed no immediate signs of foul Bishop a Makkah air Force base sergeant and his wife who were beachcombing found the body which officials speculated washed ashore during an extreme High tide twelve volunteers from the Neah Bay search and Rescue unit assisted saturday in lifting the body up 200foot Cliffs that surround the isolated the condition of the body suggested it has been in the water no longer than two Bishop he added the time could be Shorter if drowning occurred in shallow scratches and bruises were found on the Bishop but none appeared to represent an act of foul he described the woman As 4inches 125 medium length Brown hair and Blue she was wearing a three Diamond wedding ring set and a Rose Ziron an Al Points bulletin sent to United states and Canadian officials failed to produce a Lead to the identity of the Bishop there were no missing persons fitting the woman description reported in this he the sheriff said he would request a full Effort to identify the including Finger print and dental we have no idea of what Bishop Chers found no signs of life around the wreckage of an african freighter which Sank in the Stormy North Pacific West of Vancouver Island and say they fear All 42 persons aboard were two inflatable life rafts and a life ring bearing the name of the Dona were spotted in the wreckage about 120 Miles West of the a spokesman at the Canadian Rescue Center Here said a coast guard ship in the area found no sign of the 41 Crew members and the captains the Only at this time we cannot be the spokesman said sunday but were going to go on of at Crew members radioed Early sunday they were abandoning ship because of flooding engine officials weather officials said the area was racked by Hurricane Force winds which gusted higher than 100 Miles an a spokesman for the vessels North Pacific shipping of said the 475footlong ship was owned by a liberian firm and registered in the somali re pub the Ronald declined to identify the but said the Dona Anita had sailed from Vancouver bound for Japan with a Load of an Argus aircraft searched the area until sunday the weather Washington extended Outlook wednesday through Friday showery periods wednesday through Friday occasionally mixed with High in the upper 30s and lower Low in the 30s and upper Roft Grace North named 71 Man of year Rescue Center spokesman and was to return at first Light Ridge closed sunday despite Snow and Gusty about 590 Slidders and spectators managed to enjoy Hurricane Ridge the saturday night windstorm brought More Snow and closed the Ridge olympic National Park Road Crews attacked the Snow clogged Road this for those who made it to the Ridge All tows were working until the Poma lift broke Down about 4 the shutdown didst affect anyone except for those on the Poma Hill who were stuck at the Bottom and had to hike Back up the ship on rocks off Neah Bay a former military transport service troop ship has broken in half on the rocks of Portage head just South of Cape flattery and is being pounded by High a thirteenth naval District spokesman said this morning the general Meigs was under Tow from Olympia to san Francisco by a tug from Murphys Pacific Marine Salvage when the towing Cable parted nine and a half Miles off Cape flattery about 2 the wind lashed seas drove the ton vessel onto the rocks of Portage head where the pounding seas broke her in one of the main concerns expressed by the Navy was Over the approximately Gallons of residual Oil left in the ships fuel the Navy said it is now waiting on a report from Salvage experts who Are looking Over the situation to see what can be done with the a the second special session of the 42nd Washington Legisla Ture got under Way at 9 monday amid backstage mane vering Over a democratic time table designed to wind it up in 40 House who at first proposed a 47day were to take up the new schedule at an afternoon Dan Evans called the special session to grapple with issues including an economic recovery program which he called the most important proposal of his seven years As gov after routine morning ses both houses were expected to adjourn for com Mittee meetings followed by a joint session to hear the Gover nors televised state of the state message at 7 Evans said he would outline his supplemental budget and discuss proposals of his com Mittee for a new tax policy As Well As making a pitch for his package of More than 20 executive request a Keystone of his his jobs now plan to put a sales tax on gasoline to raise million and create hit a Snag when the legislative Council refused to endorse it the Council backed his Washington futures Bill and a constitutional amendment to make both pos Martin Dis chairman of the Senate ways and Means said he would begin hearings monday on the governors economic Durkan is an All but announced candidate for the which Evans has not said whether he will seek leaders who have been negotiating the Touchy Issue of redrawing legislative District lines met saturday and scheduled another meeting for tuesday sunday was Given Over to caucuses and a strategy session among key lawmakers of both parties in the two Senate republicans elected Jim Matson of Yakima and Charles Newschwander of foes of Many Evans to the posts of party whip and assistant floor Matson succeeds Robert Mcdougall of East who quit the assist ant Leader is a new the heart of the 40day time table worked out in sundays leadership conference is a Fea proposed by Senate demo calling for final action to be withheld from All legislation except redistricting for the first two speaker of the House Thomas Swayze gig called it an exercise in futile saying he did not believe agreement could be reached on the reapportionment Issue in that but Sid Morri assistant major Ity said republicans might accept the 14day feature in order to obtain agreement on other cutoff dates to wind up the Swayze said the matter would be taken up in a caucus Mon Day world Roundup Sheik gets big Welcome Dacca a Sheik Fuji Bur Rahman came Home to a delirious Welcome from his Bengali people today after More than nine months in pakistani the phantom los Angeles a a relaxed sounding voice on the identified by Howard Hughes spokesmen As that of the billionaire industrialist emerging from Long said his purported forthcoming autobiography is a huh adds name Hubert Humphrey adds his name today to the already crowded Field of democratic presidential the former vice who lost the 1968 election to Richard planned to formally announce his candidacy m Philadelphia after filing for the april 25 Pennsylvania presidential still they smoke Washington a recognizing that americans continue to smoke despite the higher risk of cancer heart attacks and lung the surgeon general said today that new efforts must be encouraged to develop safer f and the health Hazard May not be limited to smokers the Public health service said in a 226page report to Congress nonsmokers in a smoke filled room May be exposed to Carbon monoxide Levels exceeding some local air pollution the report the Queen is dead Hong Kong a the once proud passenger liner Queen transformed into an incinerator by 24 hours of fires and capsized today in hone Kong she rolled Over and said a Marine department spokesman at the Anchorage where the former Pride of the Cunard line was being converted for use As a combination cruise ship and floating University for Chapman College of nursing Home crackdown a state officials report the License of one nursing Home has been summarily suspended and 30day notices of suspension have been sent to two others on the heels of Dan Evans stated intent to crack Down on nursing Mano year Grace port town sends 1971 Man of the receives a plaque and congratulations from Ernest 1970 Man of the year in port Townsend saturday evening1 news port Townsend Grace 909 Jefferson was named 1971 Man of the year in ceremonies during the annual installation banquet held by the port Townsend chamber of Commerce saturday eve wife of Riley still wore a look of Dis belief an hour after she accepted the plaque engraved with her name and new title from the 1970 Man of the year Ernest Phegley read excerpts from letters sent to the nominating committee by local residents in which they cited her Many Unsung services to the Community and its she gives so much of herself to the according to one others noted that she always was ready to Volunteer where she was needed in any organizational her work with elderly patients at John Hospital was noted As Well As activities connected with the Lagoon nursing it was pointed out that North donates hours of her time each year to assisting wherever she can in the annual Rhodo Dendron festival Grace has never refused to answer a Call fur help from any civic activity Phegley certificates of Merit in recognition of Community service were Given to the remaining they were Richard William Mike Bud Robert Doris Roy Noren and the Jefferson county these certificates recognize the Many hours which these persons donate to Community activities above and beyond their regular Fofe announces Worden plan dadt1 m clock people comparing notes on wind damage wheeled and on foot traffic Side stepping scattered debris woman having difficult time getting a workday Hairdo out of weekend part matted mess organization Calendar lengthening As they get into new year port Townsend trans formation of fort Worden into a major conference Center similar to one operated by Cali fornia on the Monterrey Peninsula was predicted Here saturday by James administrative assistant to Dan a stat operated treatment Center for wayward juveniles was closed at fort Worden last speaking at the port Townsend chamber of Commerce installation said the state has been working up plans for the conference Center for several the proposed Center would be patterned after the Asi Lomar conference grounds near Monterrey but on a larger Dolliver when fully developed it would require a staff of More than the number of jobs lost in closure of the treatment he the project would be state operated and its development would depend on funding Over a period of plans Are to build it up in three Dolliver from november of this year to the Center would be in addition to the state Park now being developed on part of the fort Worden

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