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Port Angeles Evening News (Newspaper) - January 23, 1972, Port Angeles, WashingtonF january 1972 238th Issue of 56th year 16 pages 10 cents engineers to Speed up Ediz Hook repair Job ways to bring about an Early construction Start on a million erosion control project at Ediz Hook were discussed Friday in Seattle by port Angeles Community army corps of engineers personnel and members of Warren Magnuson upshot of the in the corps of engineers District office at pier was agreement on an attempt to make possible a Start on the project a year from this with final design work and a Beach feeding test taking place in the original plans had been for a construction Start in the summer of in the port Angeles delegation were mayor Vernon Basom City manager Hal Puddy Cliff port of port Angeles commission chairman Clyde port Mansfield sees be Asia cutback Bridge Cable is being put in across the Elwha River Canyon at the site of the new it will be used to carry materials Back and Forth across the Canyon during the Early stages of this View is looking West across the the Bulldozer on the far Side is providing the Power to pull the Cable Over the top of the Crane operator Pat right directs the operation by a similar Tower will be erected on the East Side of the evening news telephoto by Grayson news analysis Nixon uses demo tactic Washington a pres ident Nixon has stolen a Page from the political Guidebook Laid Down by his onetime and Harry and he May snatch another Page come in his state of the Union address Nixon said he remembered that Day 25 years ago when the Democrat tru speaking not As a parti but As president of All the urged the Republican 80th Congress to put aside partisan considerations in the National Republican Nixon chose Al most the same words in telling the democratic 92nd Congress it should Rise above partisan interest to serve the National although he left it unsaid in his thursday Nixon also remembers that Truman went on to Campaign successfully for reelection in 1948 on a platform built largely on whistle Stop attacks on the do no Republican 80th that Nixon May adopt a Sim Ilar strategy is More than a is a major Plank in the Campaign scenario being pieced together for his reelection bid this his state of the Union presen both the speech and the word backup is being viewed by republicans and democrats alike As a key step in that unfolding according to the politicians Between theline Nix on was not so subtly telling congressional of whom Likely will be his oppo nent next unless there is favourable action on his major legislative proposals he will Campaign this fall against a do nothing but congressional democrats quickly made Clear they Are primed for election year in their televised response Fri Day to Nixon they charged the administration has failed to end the Vietnam War and has made orphans of needed Domestic the democrats seemed especially rankled by this Nixon statement let us have our honest Dif but let us join in keeping the National interest let us join in making sure that legislation the nation needs does not become hostage to the political interest of any party or any the legislation the nation in Nixon includes welfare Revenue Shar government reorganization and about 90 other White House proposals which have been be fore Congress for As Long As 2 As election time Nixon will add to the the new outlined by the president Are politically palatable proposal to relieve the Burden of property taxes by finding a new Way to finance Public series of moves to stimulate science and technology through increased Federal research spending and fresh Nixon strategists have been cultivating the property tax proposal for preparing to Spring it on the democrats As a Sleeper he Drew his loudest applause of the speech when he said the personal property tax recommendations will be Revo but they will be rooted in one fundamental Prin Ciple with which there can be no Compromise local school boards must have control Over local Washington a sen ate democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said saturday he doubts Congress would approve additional funds for operations in Laos and Cambodia despite North vietnamese advances Imp riling the two coun the Montana senators com ments to newsmen came As officials in Vientiane indicated extra funds May be needed in Laos and blamed the congressional spending limit of million for the North Viet namese that kind of reasoning is very Mansfield noting that the limit excludes bombing operations and makes Clear additional funds could be requested if but when asked if he thinks Congress might add More Money for the two countries before the current fiscal year runs out june the democratic Leader said my guess would be he added that he feels the Senate stand for in creased involvement in either of these two noting that the spending limits passed by Large margins and were backed by chairman John of the Senate armed services of Mansfield said i would say the whole country is there for the and i would say the same for Cam asked if he thinks the North vietnamese would seek to Cap Ture Vientiane and phenom the capitals of Laos and Mansfield replied they have gone farther than they Ever have before and very Likely they will go farther Byrd said that unless con Strait of Juan de Fuca Small Craft Westerly winds 1525 knots through he not Only whipped City he got piece of it a John Vittorie fought Hall and won a portion of a Snohomish county Superior court judge ruled Friday that Vittone owns Square feet of land within the new million Lynn Wood civic Vittone owned a 70 by 30 foot lot within the boundaries of the civic Center where Lynnwood built a new City Hall and police when the City was buying land for the Center it overlooked Vittonet Small parcel and he sued to establish All the land is zoned for Public buildings and Vittone has not yet decided what to do with his Industrial development director Charles Callam county economic development Council president James first National Bank president Frank chamber of Commerce president Donald Crown Zellerbach resident manager Jack Black Ball transport and Ned evening news editor and associate representing Magnuson were Stanley his administrative and Duayne his press Sec spokesmen for the corps of engineers were Hugh acting District Engineer Richard planning Branch and Eugene project Engineer on the Ediz Hook pro the project Calls for con Gress does put its toot Down we will find ourselves being sucked into new and continuing in his session with Mansfield said also past history is a the increased defense spending sought by the administration will be agreed plans to step Down As majority Leader some time be tween now and the end of his current term in january chances of coming out of the 1972 election with an increased Senate majority Are Good at this up Gas blast hurts 150 East a a Railroad tank car containing Gallons of liquid Petro Leum Gas exploded shattering windows eight Miles away and sending More than 150 persons to no fatalities were reported and Only 18 of those most of whom were Cut by Fly ing were admitted to hos City fire commissioner Elmo Bush said a Quick Survey showed the Dawn blast in the Alton Southern railway Yard near damaged at least 500 residential and business properties in most cases shattering a spokesman for the rail Yard said freight cars and four tank cars containing the liquid Gas were being pushed Over a Hump to provide momentum As they were rolled onto a Side track during a sorting retarders on one of the tank cars failed to slow it Down he and the tank car crashed into a freight car and world Roundup common Market expands Denmark and Norway sign up As members of the european common not without protest demonstrations by British agreement reached an agreement is reached in Canadas air but the chief Union negotiator contends premature disclosure of the terms could wreck looks better despite some setbacks George Bush says he is More sold on the United nations today than when he took Over As chief Delegate Early last debate rages on compared to the rest of Federal employees rank favourably in pay and fringe but the debate goes on regarding the Quality of employees the government is laotian troops Advance laotian troops seize a Hill near Long Cheng and Advance along a Ridge overlooking that army presidential process the process of electing the next president of the United states gets under Way with the selection of delegates to the nominating Long run project Jerris Leonard believes his government Agency is making Progress in reducing crime but says its efforts to help localities will continue for several Experiment works the navys mod squad seven destroyers run by younger than usual officers was so successful first time out that the concept May be extended fashion fuss Paris fashion designers raise the curtain on Spring styles the season promises to be flood Waters Are going Down by the associated press most Rivers were receding saturday As the Northwest be Gan to shake off from heavy Rains which brought wide scale flooding to the concern was shifted to Grays Harbor county As the Crest of the flood swollen Chehalis River continued to the the National weather service said the Crest should reach the Mouth of the River at Aberdeen before Dawn it said water Levels two feet above Normal Are expected As the flood water of the River meets an increased tide level in Grays Harbor due to Strong onshore winds and Low barometric pres Northern Oregon coastal areas were emerging from flood conditions saturday but emergency services were alerted in southwestern Ore Gons Jackson and Josephine counties As a number of Rivers continued to police in said the South Fork of the a Louse River dropped Back to four feet above flood level after reaching nine feet Crews began Clearing debris and digging out thick mud to Clear Pullman streets officials in Idaho said almost All the flood water had subsided although some University of Idaho students had not yet returned to their the Chehalis and Skookum Chuck which covered Large areas of Lewis county had fallen two feet from their crests and the Overlow was the Chehalis crested feet above flood almost two feet higher than last january Burlington Northern Crews worked saturday to erect a temporary Bridge on the Seattle Portland main a spokesman said flood Waters washed out about 200 feet of northbound and southbound rails Between Centralia and the Chehalis near Oakville sent flood water up to seven either Side of its washing ton 12 was closed Between Mon Tesano and interstate 5 to the several roads and Bridges in Asotin county were washed out Callam county planning report hits at Over development Bygar Conkling in the last 10 years developers carved new lots out of acres of unincorporated land in Callam at an average of three persons per living that enough lots for More than census statistics reveal that in the same 10year period the population in Callam county unincorporated area inched up by Only 123 obviously the Supply of lots has outdistanced the and the Over abundance of development continues to Speed along while county land use planning and regulation moves sluggishly through its own development unless this trend is premature and excessive development will bequeathing to future generations a Countryside of largely vacant subdivisions with incomplete Over grown weeds and pitted dirt that dismal picture of things to come is painted in an annual report just released by Callam county planner Kenneth if its any the report is the first attempt by a local official to bring into focus the Overall Impact of develop ment occurring within the last 10 the report arrives at this conclusion premature and excessive subdivision of land creates More vacant lots and houses than the population can even with its rapid growth this is the product of Specula premature and excessive subdivision confuses and upsets land demoralized the Market for Homes and Home takes land out of productive adversely affects surrounding retards or prevents development when land is ready for it and in creases the tax Burden on the the waste of Public and Pri vate resources As a con sequence of premature and excessive subdivision is shame the consequence of premature and excessive development is partially Complete and scattered sub the report Only rarely do premature subdivisions Ever build up they usually remain largely some times they have limited in but they Seldom Are equipped with sufficient often overgrown by weeds and scrub with faded Street signs and cracked and broken pavement or pocked and pitted dirt they stand Idle while population and development moves off in another scattered us b divisions Seldom if Ever pay their own instead they impose a financial Burden on other landowners and tax costs to the Community for developments of this kind far exceed revenues derived because of the distance Factor and the resulting High costs of providing municipal utilities and subdivision activity Here in 1971 set an Al time the report As 15 new plats were accepted creating 343 new lots and placing 269 acres of land into residential another 18 preliminary plats were filed and were going through the review of the 33 plats introduced in Only three were the Sharp Rise in sub divisions that produced 75 new plats in Callam county since 1960 spurred efforts to plan and regulate land the report says the county comprehensive designed to provide for orderly physical development of the Hast been revised substantially since its adoption near total revision of the outdated plan is on tap for the report As Well As adoption of interim zoning and perhaps an ordinance to regulate division of land into four or fewer some significant Progress was made in 1971 toward checking unordered the report these were some of the accomplishments noted amendments to the comprehensive plan were adopted providing for a Lake Crescent Highway bypass and a nuclear Plant site on Blyn groins along the North Side of Striction of revetments and the Hook for feet and placement of Rock and other fill material along a stretch of Sellevold said the results of a study authorized by Congress Are in the hands of the corps Board of engineers for Rivers and harbours in Wash for final review and hopefully will be considered at the boards february meet dependence of the coast guard air station at the end of Ediz Hook on the spits stability was discussed Here thursday afternoon by Community leaders with rear 13th coast guard District and Arne station com Willson said arrangements Are being made for a delegation from port Angeles to go to the week of 7 to discuss local projects with the corps of the coast the National Park the environmental Protection administration and the office of management and captive ships arrive Adak Alaska a two soviet fishing ships that resisted seizure by the coast guard five Days ago tied up at a Navy pier Here saturday to face investigation of alleged illegal fishing support activity within territorial the coast guard icebreaker Storis had spotted the ships in the Bering sea put boarding parties on and begun to escort them to a at one one russian ship broke away and led the Storis on a four hour Zigzag Chase through ice choked the Lamut arrived at Adak shortly after Midnight Bering Standard the smaller trawler Volyvan made port some six hours later escorted by the coast guard bouy tender the her once White Hull yellowed and scarred with crept up to the the bleating of an assisting tug the Only sound in the the Storis which seized both ships near Remote Matthew Island 200 Miles off the Western alaskan followed the Lamut into a Remote Aleutian Island Miles Northwest of two armed sentries were posted at the gangplank of the coast guard officials communicated with the Custo dial Crew aboard the Lamut with portable some immigration and customs officials went on the coast guard said officers of the Storis will file a report with attorney Kent Edwards in the two ships were seized for allegedly being inside Waters while transferring fish or the russians contend bad weather forced them within the 12mile Edwards said if charged and convicted of illegal support a the Skippers or the ships could be fined up to each and imprisoned for up to a year and the ships subdivision Ordin Ance was enacted that brought Callam county into compliance with the 1967 state platting statute and spelled whats required of developers in their proposed ordinances regulating Mobile Home private camping clubs and recreation subdivisions were adopted to cover these increasing types of unconventional interim zoning measure affecting the unincorporated area around port Angeles was approved by the planning com Mission and was nearing approval by county commission similar temporary zoning in the rest of the county was expected to the Small Craft warning Pennant sticking straight out in stiff wind this mor Ning As Small boat was making its Way out of the Harbor Sunshine a Welcome sight even if it did not last Long pigeons grouped on roof of roof Hall olympic National Park Crews struggling to open Hurricane Ridge

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