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Port Angeles Evening News (Newspaper) - January 11, 1972, Port Angeles, Washington State has million unexpected funds Evans has five requests for special session by Dale Nelson associated press writer a Dan Evans will ask the legislature to pour million in unexpected Revenue into teachers salary increases and social Evans told lawmakers and a television audience Mon Day the state still needs his jobs now and Washington future programs to put people to for the first Evans promised that the Extension of the sales tax to gasoline to finance the programs would be removed if the Washington future Bond issues were rejected in the november the governor urged the lawmakers not to let legislative redistricting delay or defeat the actions which must be taken on the problems of our earlier on the opening Day of the special both houses voted to concentrate on redistricting for the first two As far As final action is in an Effort to wind up in 40 Evans told the lawmakers he would Only commend to your attention the constitutional amendment being proposed by the committee on a new tax policy which he but he said he believes it will offer the first real constitutional Protection in our states history for All it Calls for a limited graduated income tax and limitations on other Hie governor urged reforms in the legislative and political is Are not a private club Down Here and we cannot make our Way in he has called for a code of reporting of Campaign finances and related Evans renewed his opposition to democratic demands that unemployment compensation benefits be some democrats saw his speech As an indication he plans to seek an unprecedented third consecutive others disagreed with his Evans said the million Revenue Bonus came about be cause of Federal government economies and the fact unemployment did not get worse As he said he would ask the legislature to restore the Mil lion appropriation to the teachers retirement fund which he vetoed after the 1971 he said he would recommend a three per cent salary in effective for state workers and for teachers and other employees in both common schools and higher although he did not say so in his an authoritative source said Evans would propose an additional year of step ups in pay for state they now receive five years or six depending on their Evans said he would ask for an increase in the amount of school support the state guarantees per from previously he had said Only that it would not be re he said the increase would permit increased salaries and Relief from property tax he said he would ask for million in supplemental funds for the department of social and health these will include Money for improved medical and mental health care in the states More nursing Home inspection and continued education of disadvantaged if revenues Are even greater than now he he will ask the legislature to put the additional Money into the teachers retirement fund As onetime move to strengthen its financial these Are the kinds of investments which economic re covery and additional funds make Evans but we should not be the programs i have so far recommended do not create jobs do not put people Back to Evans said the sales tax on gasoline would Cost the average Motorist 25 cents a Ort Angeles evening news january 1972 228th Issue of 56th year 10 pages 10 cents City Council will select new mayor four elected 2 to the port Angeles City will officially assume their positions tonight at the councils first meeting of the new to be sworn in Are incumbent Vernon Basom Sam appointed in june to fill out the term of Clarence Edwards who resigned and Charles Lukey and Richard both newcomers to local interim zoning moves closer interim zoning of the unincorporated area around port Angeles appeared to move another step closer to reality after a Public hearing held by Callam county commissioners approximately 50 persons showed up at the Only two said they totally opposed interim zoning while others testifying objected to specifics in the interim zoning i think interim zoning will be said John commissioner at the conclusion of the most people dont seem to object to interim zoning commissioners scheduled another Public hearing 24 to present amendments to the existing interim zoning Kirner said commissioners May act then if people react favourably to the when we will pass interim zoning depends on the reaction to changes we Kirner we want to thrash this thing out so we get what the people want and what should Kirner indicated commissioners would huddle among themselves next week to consider the legitimate complaints registered at the hearing and agree on what changes should be the major objection voiced at the hearing came from pleasant Road residents who opposed interim zoning their area to allow Urban Type residents said soil conditions were inadequate to handle sewage resulting from concentrated they recommended designating the area for agriculture and possibly Farmer retype others attending the hearing requested various changes in the proposed interim zoning mostly to accommodate current land among the requests was one to zone a strip along Highway 101 East of port Angeles for commercial the county planning when it approved interim zoning sanctioned a Cluster commercial zone much of the hearing was consumed by county officials again explaining the mechanics of interim emphasizing it is a temporary land use regulation designed to preserve existing uses until a permanent zoning ordinance is the planning commission set a fou year lifespan for interim zoning after it is the current interim zoning proposal if enacted will affect All unincorporated no state no Federal land Between Deer Park Road and the Elwha commissioners said interim zoning around port Angeles will Lead to similar zoning in other the councils first item on a Busy Agenda is to choose one from among its seven members to serve As a primarily but time consuming chief contenders Are Basom and the two with the most Council Haguewood served one term with the Council in the late the Council is also expected to hear from a group of natural Gas users Here who Are objecting to the closing of the natural Gas corporation of the local Gas firm filed the closure request of Blank monday with the state utilities the application asks to discontinue All Gas line service to about 309 customers in port Angeles Over the next four months in four stages with All service ending May though most of the Gas users seem Able to switch to another source of a Small group feels the system should be a Gas company representative is expected to be at the meeting tonight to answer any questions about the the company was forced to close when it could not economically meet the states requirements to make the Gas distribution system in other the Council will a report on the downtown merchants request for a 90day parking Only Small Oil spill from ship a a 13th naval District spokes Man said barring a severe change in the it was unlikely More Oil would be spilled from an unmanned transport which was torn apart in heavy seas sunday off Washington Rocky Northwest the state ecology depart ment said a Small Oil spill was spotted on the Beach within half a mile of the wreckage of the George Public affairs officer for the 13th Nav Al said the Bow Section of the which was broken in two by the swells and High was fairly he said the Stern had been Dis lodged and moved about 75 to 80 feet but said he didst expect this to cause any world Roundup Everett Mill to close a will close its sulphate pulp Mill Here rather than go further in trying to meet pollution control the firm said pulp manufacturing said the Mill is to be closed by May he said the shutdown will be phased through the next 17 months and will affect 330 workers in Lamb said the decision stemmed from state requirements and the increasing uncertainty regarding Federal pollution control Gale Force winds an intense weather system moved Inland into Southern British Columbia and Washington Early tuesday and brought Gale Force winds along the coast and High winds Over Eastern the National weather service said gusts of 90 Miles an hour were reported in the Tri cities area with gusts to 100 Miles an hour at nearby Rattlesnake Viet offensive gains Saigon a North Vietnam dry season offensive has scored major gains in both Northern and Southern sources in Vientiane reported ten laotian battalions retreated today from the Village of ban in the after a two hour Battle that broke an enemy but the Retreat left the entire Bol ovens plateau to the North Baton Rouge gunfight Baton a National guard troops bolstered local and state police in enforcing a dusk to Dawn curfew in Baton Rouge after a Street gunfight monday that left two Law officers and two Blacks on front Street three buildings to be torn Down storm battered logging truck was drenched in Spray this morning As a combination of High tide and Strong winds buffeted Ediz forcing closure of the Road before 8 Green water was Over the Road in Many places and erosion of the port Angeles Side of the Hook can be evening news assessed valuation Down in District 21 downtown port Angeles will lose three More old buildings in the near the City planning commission Learned monday the abandoned salvation army Thrift the Yankee trader antique store and the empty longshoremen Hall on the North Side of front Street across from City Hall will be torn according to owner Pete commission Secretary Robert Willson conveyed capos plans to the commission acting monday As the cites building Board of the Board met to determine Fate of the Thrift store which City had already capos appealed the order 9 and the Board granted him 60 Days to find a Way to upgrade the crumbling who did not appear at the said in an interview later that it was not economically possible to upgrade the he also gave a reason to take care of the other buildings As i think the downtown merchants and the planning commission would like to do something to revitalize the us mown area especially on the North Side of front i have to face the inevitable that sooner or later they will have to come he explained the cites waterfront is not being properly utilized and he hoped the area on the North Side of front Street from Lincoln Street to Oak could be built up to take advantage of the the Board recommended to the City Council that capos be allowed 90 Days to demolish the Thrift As for the other two capos said he hoped they would also be torn Down by unsure exactly what to do with the spot once it is capos thought perhaps it could be used temporarily As a parking ii oops Corpus a burglars took about from a Corpus Christi firm whose advertising slogan is crime prevention is our Busi the company business is leasing guard dogs for Homes and business police said burglars entered through a window sunday night while one of the guard dogs was on the port Angeles school District 21 assessed valuation is Down from an earlier school directors Learned at their meeting monday in a letter to the Callam county assessor Frank Feeley set the evaluation As of 1971 at this is the figure on which the school District will collect taxes in it is also the valuation which will figure in the special Levy coming up for a vote George Ellis also reported on the general meeting of last wednesday when John general chairman of the Campaign for the began organizing his supporting Ellis noted a number of speaking dates on the Levy have been set he asked that any group desiring a speaker to Call the Central services building for in line with the Levy committee Board chairman Ron Rogstad reviewed the agreement on the Levy provisions made with the port Angeles education the agreement was worked out Over a period of weeks of negotiations Between members of the Paea and the school Rogstad noted representatives of the steering committee of the citizens advisory group for schools were silent observers at All of the negotiations a review of the agreement will appear in wednesdays evening he said chairman Rodney Downen of the steering committee indicated earlier his group approved the in other the school directors approved fuel Oil bids of almost 13 cents per gallon by Texaco for heavy fuel Oil and 14 cents per gallon by City fuel for Light fuel both Are firm approved the county figures of about 22 and a Quarter cents per gallon for gasoline and 13 and three Quarter cents per gallon for automotive diesel the school District joins with the county in buying gasoline and diesel fuel to get a better Texaco was the successful bidder for both authorized a bid Call for a new wrestling mat at the High the Purchase is to be on a two year lease Purchase the mat is Square feet in the Cost is expected to be about per Square approved a leave of absence request from Audrey a teachers aide working with special education Baker asked for the leave for health approved the hiring of Marie Kaufmann to take Bakers Kaufman has been a Lay Counselor aide at Washington elementary school last year and this year was clerical Secretary aide with the Reading approved hiring Terry Edwards to replace Kaufman As the clerk Secretary for the Reading Edwards worked As a Secretary at Roosevelt Junior High school in the past and More recently served As a substitute and part time Secretary at Jefferson and Monroe elementary lights showing Convoy of cars making Way along storm battered Ediz Hook two Young women thumbing on eighth Street Early risers peeking put windows for latest weather no 24 years of infectious spirit Hagerty legacy will live on de Hagerty by Gar Conkling a fair is a living claimed de whose 24 years As Callam county fair manager were devoted to keeping it that the legacy he left As a result of those 24 years will live on despite his death last with the infectious spirit of a Hagerty took hold of the fairs dying re vitalized it and brought a new source of life to the people of Callam his Success was reflected in steadily climbing attendance at the annual our fair must provide some thing for Hagerty it must Mirror the total Economy of our Agri i if it its bound to interest he gave his deeply longstanding views of county concentrating on the one he managed for nearly a Quarter of a in an interview just Days before he what he said made it Clear Why he faithfully returned year after year to manage the fail even though he pledged year after year to Ive always thought that a fair is a proving ground and a showcase for a Community and what it when the Community so the our purpose is to provide facilities at the fair and participate on a competitive we provide qualified judges so a Blue ribbon Means in but Ive always Felt youth is our most important i think that More True now that we see whats happening in Urban areas where there is a Lack of competitive youth is they Are our without youth there would be no that will never reared on a farm and endowed with a natural sense of Hagerty became manager of the Callam county fair in 1947 As a result of what he termed an emergency Ine immediate emergency passed and the show went but it appeared like fairs were on the Way following the footsteps of Callam county agricultural in the old county fairs were times when Farmers showed off their crops or Hagerty when the number of Farmers started to it looked like the end of despite the new age when even Farmers frequented super fairs didst die they Why because the fair always was built around More than just the three words i like to use to describe what fairs Are built around Are these Competition and its All three of those in equal As Rural communities changed from an Economy strongly dependent on Agri the fair changed the result fairs today Are More theres no doubt about but commercialism Doest have to be injurious to the the commercial element has added a new dimension to the fair that reflects a part of our the Rise in attendance at fairs came about because fairs added several other new Hagerty the key word today is so we added new departments to the fair like a tropical fish display and a Gem and Mineral anything theres room Well try to work it looking to the Hagerty said to stay alive fairs would have to keep their Appeal to he stressed the importance of youths Are so the things they like the continued on Page 3 weather Strait of Juan de Fuca Gale warnings posted with winds becoming 20 to 30 knots with higher gusts tuesday night and

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