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Port Angeles Evening News (Newspaper) - January 12, 1972, Port Angeles, Washington look up in the sky a that fearless Crusa Der for Justice and the american is being adopted by the citizens of this is not a Sham or a says Bob a Metropolis resident who first thought of using the Man of steel to put Metropolis on the we intend to treat Superman in the proper Westerfield and the Metropolis chamber of Commerce say they already have the backing of National which publishes Superman comic Treyve promised to Send us the uniform George Reeves wore in the original television we also plan to set up a committee to read and answer letters mailed to Superman in care of this is the Only Metropolis listed in the postal the Superman known to generations of americans came parents who died when the planet of Krypton blew raised As Clark Kent by a Middle class american he went to work As a reporter on the Metropolis daily shedding his Mil mannered cover when he was needed to fight the Illinois on the Ohio is hardly the place for a big time crime the towns Are working on the one of the proposals would change the name of the Metropolis daily a weekly to the Metropolis daily other ideas Are to use a Superman Letterhead on the cites stationery and put a 20foot illuminated Superman figure on the cites water that Tower is 200 feet Westerfield you could see him from anywhere in Massac Harold president of the chamber of says that for a will be Able to buy certificates of membership in a Superman by visiting dignitaries also will be designated honorary Money from the membership fees is earmarked for the City port Angeles evening news january 1972 229th Issue of 56th year 20 pages 10 cents Everett Mill closure ecology head puts blame on Federal Laws Seattle a state ecology officials blame the uncertainties of Federal ant pollution Laws for the decision by Weyerhaeuser to close a pulp Mill rather than meet pollution abatement if the state and the Weyerhaeuser alone had addressed themselves to the they would have found other meaningful state ecology department director John Biggs said the key is intervention of the Federal government into the states said another department Industry Doest know what the Federal government and Weyerhaeuser was afraid it count on Federal the company announced tuesday it would close its sulphate pulp Mill in putting the jobs of 330 workers in established in the Plant produced 310 tons of bleached sulphate pulp sulphate pulp is used for top Quality such As Bond in announcing it had chosen the third Weyerhaeuser said it would close the Plant by the May 1973 deadline imposed by the state and would try to find jobs for the Mills although a company spokesman noted that Weyerhaeuser had been unable to meet the state requirements within the time Frame another said confused and changing Federal regulations add still further supreme court hits Rollback a arguments Over constitutionality of property tax assessment Rollback provisions of a 1971 tax Relief Law were marked by remarks of Dis pleasure from members of the state supreme court Over de lays in reaching uniformity of one Justice suggested per haps the court should bring government to a screeching this court has been saying since 1967 that the Only assess ment level is 50 per cent of True and dont you think its about time people realize we meant what we said asked Justice Charles staf he was echoed by at least two other justices during arguments Between William assistant attorney general for the state Revenue and prosecutors from Kitsap and Snohomish counties representing county assessors at tacking the Rollback Section of the tax for years assessors in most counties had an assessment level of 25 per cent or the four year revaluation Cycle Law was passed to ease the Impact of bringing assessments up to the 50 per cent level demanded by the state and mandated by court world Roundup travel warnings posted a storm packing Hurricane Force winds and heavy Snow whipped across the Western mountains and Northern great Plains travel warnings were posted from Washington to while blizzard warnings covered most of heavy Snow warnings extended As far East As Minnesota and sustained winds of 100 Miles per hour ripped through Western Wyoming and gusts Well Over 100 rocked the wind toppled six Mobile Homes at a Mobile Home Park in and blew two others off their unemployment legislation a action on legislation to give jobless workers two extra weeks of unemployment benefits was expected to shift to the Senate wednesday after a rejection in the House state Joe said he planned an Effort wednesday to get a measure similar to the one argued in the House onto the floor of the bypassing committee Jackson to enter primary new York a Henry Jackson says he will run in the june 30 primary Here and is setting up a statewide organization to help elect delegates committed to him at the democratic National selective service rules Washington a the selective service today proposed rules directing that a Man be told Why if his application for deferment or exemption is under present he Doest have the right to know and usually int teachers unhappy a organizations representing teachers and state employees say they Are unhappy with the Way Dan Evans proposes to increase salaries in the budget he unveiled renewed Dock strike san Francisco a West coast longshore contract negotiations resume today under the pressure of renewed strike starting next four months plaintiff rests in Alioto Case a after nearly four months of Tes Timony from 21 the plaintiffs rested their Case tuesday in the million fee splitting trial involving san Francisco mayor Joseph the three defendants will be Gin presenting their Case next with one lawyer Esti mating tote defense will take two but previous estimates have gone awry because of lengthy Legal arguments in the Complex which evolved from the electrical antitrust suits of the and after the defense is com Superior court judge Donald Gaines must prepare his instructions to the with the advice of the lawyers for both Gaines has said he expects the instructions to be difficult to prepare and quite the civil brought by the state of Washington and 12 publicly owned seeks the recovery of million in Legal fees paid to Alioto in the then a private anti Trust recovered million for the utilities in a series of antitrust suits against major electrical equipment another major Point the plaintiffs sought to prove was that Alioto and Oconnell made their fee sharing arrangement in 1965 at the same time Oconnell agreed to lift a million limit on Liotos oath of office taken three port Angeles City Council members took the oath of office tuesday night from the cites chief clerk Beulah new mayor new port Angeles mayor Vernon Basom right accepted the mayors Gavel and Shook hands with outgoing mayor Joseph High winds May be Over in new by the associated press the National weather service said tuesday night the worst of the High winds that have raked much of Washington and North Ern Idaho is Over after wind gusts and Snow left a Wake of fallen destroyed property and closed roads and gusts of 65 Miles per hour and at Rattlesnake Mountain near prevalent through out the Inland More than students in six Spokane and Lincoln county school districts missed classes because of Snow choked roads were packed with Snow and ice in Kootenai and Bonner counties in Idaho with similar conditions reported in Pend Whitman and Lincoln counties in state highways department Crews were working to try to unclog at least one Lane of the Highway to the White pass where motorists were stranded by heavy Crews hoped to Clear the Roadway from the West Side by sometime a spokesman at the White pass ski area said 12 including a Small child with a Case of the were trapped on weather Strait of Juan de Fuca Gale warnings Westerly winds 20 to 30 knots thursday with higher gusts especially Over showers locally mixed with Snow the the spokesman said the stranded motorists were being housed in facilities at the ski area and had plenty of winds caused damage in Many areas and Power was interrupted when Power lines blew spokesmen for the Milwaukee Railroad said three freight cars were derailed by High winds on the Columbia River Bridge at the winds Tore Down uprooted broke off limbs and sent shingles and other de Bris through the the Burlington Northern Railroad reported that a Snow slide tuesday at Scenic just West of the Stevens pass sum Mit closed the tracks at the West end of the 8milelong Cas Cade cd Cutter Winona being Given final Welcome into Harbor before decommissioning Man getting postponement Call on rays three minutes after taking prescribed Castor Oil Many just a Little bit weary of hearing wind whistling in Cla Llams form group to Market Handiwork Richard Mike Mike is an artist who is one of six Callam indians who formed a nonprofit corporation to help indians receive the profits from their work and to preserve Indian by Gar Conkling a group of enterprising Cal Lam Indian artists and crafts tired of watching others profit from their have formed a corporation and decided to go into business for called Northwest cultural the Small corporations purpose will be to Supply a consistent local outlet for goods that otherwise would be bought by middlemen at sub Par prices and sold for fat by marketing their own the group Hopes to put bread and butter on their tables while contributing to the preservation of their native heritage and the group plans to set up shop this Spring or Early summer at the Lincoln Park Indian Long which port Angeles officials have agreed to in there Are also plans sup ported by the chamber of Commerce Tor Indian workers to run a daily Salmon bake at the Longhouse providing a badly needed tourist attraction and a stimulus for the Sale of Indian if the total program comes off As it will create More than 100 jobs for indians plus opportunities within the corporation to learn skilled trades and move into management Indian and Community leaders involved in the plans staged a show and Tell session tuesday at olympic National Park Pioneer museum where Indian goods were Dis played and marketed last tourist goods displayed included Wood knitted and candles representing various Indian symbols mass produced from plaster there is a lot of Talent in the Indian said David on naturalist who Lias helped me group form their the corporation will provide a marketplace to tap that it is very difficult for indians on a reservation to reach profitable but this corporation will help that so indians reap the profits instead of middlemen who profiteer off Indian Huntzinger said that once indians Start Selling their goods they will have the capital needed to expand their when they have bread and butter on the it also will allow them to perpetuate real Indian he port Angeles mayor Joseph Wolfe said the City was enthusiastic about supporting the groups plan it is an Opportunity for indians to stand on their own two feet and be proud and share with us their we in the White Community want to enjoy Indian it is a healthy and Well balanced culture and we want to know More about Harold Community action Council representative who is spearheading the Effort to secure funding for the groups emphasized White involvement is an attempt to do something with not to he praised Indian leaders for inviting other local indians As Well As senior citizens and youth associated with the kid Olster gift shop to join with their the corporation formed by the Cla Llams actually is a non profit tentative plans Call for indians to assign to the corporation 10 per cent of their profits to go toward Indian scholarships and other cultural the corporations officers Are Richard and Dorothy Barbara Gordon Viola Charles and Betty from left Are incumbent Vernon Charles Lukey and Richard evening news Council digs in bosom is new mayor by Mik Archbold councilman Vernon Busoni is the new mayor of port unanimously chosen by his fellow councilmen to replace Joseph who retired after 16 years with the four of them As the appointment followed the swearing in and seating of two new Charles Lukey and Richard As Well As incumbent All were elected last Little time was spent on congratulations before the Council went to work on the lengthy Agenda and denied a request for any downtown parking denied a change in the City sewer tax and heard from a disgruntled Gas the sole nominee for the mayor Basom said he was quite humbled by the Honor and i will do my level Best to do a Good and ill have to follow in the footsteps of mayor said a retired businessman and former manager of the fibreboard a downtown parking moratorium May be but the Council sympathized with the merchants problem and authorized the City manager to investigate the possibility of providing two hour on Street parking and two hour free off Street in making the councilman Sam Haguewood said he thought the merchants problem boiled Down to one of the time people need to in the petition signed by 72 downtown the Council was asked to allow free parking downtown for 90 Days to allow shoppers to linger compare prices and speaking for the businessman Dick Mclean said he Felt shoppers were tired of being pickled and died to death and the merchants Felt a moratorium would make shopping More leisurely and instead of parking Mclean explained the meter maid could Mark tires and give tickets to those parkers who stayed longer than two Haguewood said it would be a mistake to do away with the meters just to give people More time to councilman Carl who joined with Wray in voting for the said the businessmen should be Given the Benefit of the whats wrong with trying he councilmen John Haguewood and Lukey voted to deny the businessmen Lorraine Ross a the Council again split Over the sewer tax Issue with the two new councilmen together on the losing Side favouring repeal of the the tax is a one Dollar or three Dollar fee on City residents not hooked up to the cites sewer system based on How far away they Are from a sewer line con councilman Lukey said there were 308 persons paying the fees and receiving nothing for he urged the Council to make 308 people complaints about the fee have been received before but the Council voted to keep the reasoning that All residents Benefit from the sewers and sewer treatment Plant through a better Lukey scored by suggesting the City look into obtaining another coast guard Cutter to be stationed Here to replace the Winona which will be decommissioned next the Council was enthusiastic about the idea and authorized the City manager to act for the City in the with the proposed closing of the Gas distribution system not All Gas users Are Happy about the idea As the Council found out last Mike a local business Man who uses Gas at his business and said the closing is going to Cost me Money to switch to another source of he said he Felt the Council had made a mistake in forcing the Gas company to close mayor retorted the City was concerned Only with the safety of the system and it must either comply with safety require ments or shut the Gas company filed a closure application with the state utilities commission a Public hearing on the request will be held Here 1 to determine if the shutdown is the com Mission has Wood carving this is an example of the Art work Callam indians Are making to sell through their new this carving is an attempt to give the flavor of longtime Indian motifs in a form and at a Price 1hat appeals to the average

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