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Port Angeles Evening News (Newspaper) - January 25, 1972, Port Angeles, WashingtonDigging out in downtown port Angeles scraped off the sidewalks and made huge piles of Snow along the curbs this after mondays drifts were two feet deep Between evening news from outer space just the Snow filled dishes at the Laurel Street Fountain this the Snow is expected to continue today and cold temperatures will prevail until Tough chore Steven Tripp shovels the Snow off the sidewalk at the apartment House she manages in Sequim for the fourth time in two at the naval Academy january 1972 240th Issue of 56th year 10 pages 10 cents schools highways dangerous swirling snowstorm leaves deep drifts meetings colled off today drifts of Snow and freezing winds have caused Many organizations to cancel or postpone president John Maier announced Peninsula College is open to All who can get to evening classes Are cancelled until further those announcing cancellations Are Agnew helpful neighbors american association of retired persons Sequim Prairie Grange elks cribbage club game girl scout troop 966 Northwest steel headers vow Post and auxiliary Callam county Republican club the Welcome Coffee for newcomers Gold nagers club Callam county planning commission postponed to 1 Wesleyan service round table set 1 starlite Bowling league senior Center at Sequim closed the Post office received its mail so delivery will be limited says postmaster Emerson Viet withdrawal All activity along the Northern rim of the olympic Peninsula slowed to a crawl this morning in the aftermath of a swirling snowstorm which left deep drifts in All a general snowfall of about 10 inches was reported from the entire but the 30 knot wind with gusts to 37 knots whipped up drifts of three to four feet in Many the general conditions forced closure of schools Callam port Townsend and the one exception was Neah Bay where classes were Highway reports were compact Snow throughout the area with a general depth of about 10 Early today two traffic lanes were open to the top of Fairholm but Winter May be Here a who by the associated press the Pacific still recovering from last weeks heavy rainstorms and was hit monday and tuesday by a howling at least two traffic deaths in Washington were attributed to the Gal Force winds and heavy As travellers warnings were posted for Northern Idaho and Montana West of the Continental the National weather service in Seattle said Snow was Likely to continue through tuesday afternoon in most of Western Washington before subsiding and giving Way to partial Clear ing and colder the Washington state patrol urged motorists throughout the state to stay off the roads except for Nixon prepares to offer dote Washington a amid growing indications president Nixon is preparing to offer a Date for total withdrawal of All troops in Exchange for re lease of american prisoners of the White House announced the chief executive will make a nationally televised and radio broadcast foreign policy statement presidential press Secretary Ronald Ziegler said Nixon will deliver the statement from his Oval office at Ziegler refused to say what specific area of foreign policy would be the announcement that the White House had sought and gained National television and radio time came As indications mounted that a significant shift was being contemplated in the stance in the Paris peace talks on Ziegler declined repeatedly to expand upon his three sentence and would not discuss the widespread reports of a Vietnam Trade he told that i would move with some caution As to what you say in your reports prior to the presi dents statement in any Snow on the ground is somewhat a reported drifts of up to six feet in the downtown area and the weather service said seven inches of Snow had fallen by 4 most Steep Hills in the City had been barricaded by Early tuesday As earlier Snow and slush froze into transit routes were sanded and inter state 5 was police but the express lanes on the Seattle freeway and the rever sible lanes on the Mercer Island interstate 90 Bridge were the Washington state patrol reported separate storm related fatalities in Spokane county and Ben ton troopers said Virgil died when his car went out of control on icy 12 East of Prosser and plunged Down 30foot embankment wednesday Sharon was killed in a bizarre five car pileup on 195 North of the patrol according to she ran from her car after it was hit by one vehicle and plunged into a second but was struck and killed by the first that vehicle also hit two other troopers the deaths raised the states 1972 Highway death toll to the same As at this time last from there West to Forks one Lane was open on Highway All county and state equipment was out this morning working on the Snow clogged the Road on Ediz Hook was closed by the City Early today but opened later with Drivers using it cautioned to drive the state Highway depart highways Are very Slick six traffic mishaps have been reported since heavy snows began falling Early one resulting in injuries to a port Angeles Motorist who required Clarence was listed in satisfactory condition at olympic memorial Hospital today after he suffered a head injury in a one car mishap the state patrol said Payne was found unconscious in his car after it went out of control and Slid into an embankment just East of the Highway 101 Elwha Payne want wearing a seat the state patrol his 1970 Sedan incurred an estimated the state patrol earlier George was taken to John Hospital in port Townsend after his truck trailer Rig Jackknife on Highway 101 13 Miles East of the state patrol said Henrickson suffered fractured contusions to his head and severe lacerations to his he also want wearing a seat the state patrol Henrickson Rig Jackknife after sliding on compact Snow and when it came to it was blocking both lanes of traffic on Highway the state patrol ment reported blowing and Drifting Snow in the discovery Bay area and especially around the Highway 101 and state Highway 104 interchange South of discovery the Washington state patrol reported a number of minor mishaps with vehicles reported in within port police were Busy monday and today helping people and their vehicles out of deep Snow and people were advised mail deliveries would be late phones in the evening news office were Busy Early today with Calls from people can celing various meetings and other see report on this William Fairchild International Airport was closed this morning because of Snow on the Randy Fairchild of Eagle airlines said there was 10 to 12 inches of Snow on the level and drifts up to four feet in the port of port Angeles intended to use a grader about mid morning in an attempt to open the the Callam county Public Utility District reported three minor Power but nothing serious up to this City Light department superintendent Lew Pohl reported no problems in the City but he had his fingers a spokesman for the county advised people if they didst absolutely have to be on the highways to stay Strait of Juan de Fuca Gale northeasterly winds 3045 knots and Gusty decreasing to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots tuesday night and Snow decreasing tuesday afternoon with Chance of a few Snow showers tuesday night and zoning hearing hit by weather Buck murder probe on As scheduled a fac finding probe into the Buck murders went ahead on schedule today in Callam county Superior court despite inclement weather that threatened to prevent witnesses from showing prosecutor Brooke Taylor said any of the 26 witnesses subpoenaed to appear who were Able to make it to the court House would be interrogated he said he planned to request a continuance in the special inquiry until next the probe is similar to a grand jury investigation and was called to uncover facts pertaining to the 4 double murder of Ronald and Wanda Buck at their country Home near secrecy surrounds the Taylor said earlier the Public wont be told much before and not much he also said he want sure what would come out of the witnesses at the probe will answer questions asked by a special inquiry in this Case Superior court judge Joseph will moderate the question and answer investigative this special Type of authorized by the last session of the state allows the presiding judge to Grant immunity to witness under certain circumstances to facilitate the investigative key witness at the inquiry will be Joseph John brought Here from whatcom county where he was being held on a charge of unlawful Possession of a firearm that is linked to the Buck Lalak has been held in custody Here As a material witness in this Case since earlier this month in lieu of for the second miserable weather put a Damper on a Public hearing on a proposal to interim zone the unincorporated area around port Only 15 to 20 people braved near blizzard conditions to testify at a hearing monday called by Callam county an earlier hearing this month also was plagued by Snow that discouraged Little new testimony was presented at mondays there again was a plea to exclude the Morse Creek Cedar Park area from the interim zoning proposal and again a request from residents along pleasant Road to change their zoning designation from suburban residential to key testimony for interim zoning was Given by Macrae former chairman of the county planning com who said such land use regulation was absolutely Thomson said interim zoning squelch All develop ment in the county because the planning commission turn Down for reasonable he also predicted permanent countywide zoning would result far sooner than four the cutoff Date when interim if would sex commissioners made no decisions at the in Stead they scheduled another hearing adding they hoped weather conditions allowed a More representative optimistic boy on motor Bike starting out Over the Snow this morning Bonnie Davidson shovelling Snow from stopping to help push neigh Bors car out of Drift hungry Birds clinging to feeder woman walking to work wondering where gallantry gone As cars offer no Prospect of women More than joke a citing tradition and prac several members of the brigade of mid Shipmen at the naval Academy say they dont want their school to go its completely in practice said Robert a senior from the idea of this place is to train shipboard but theres nowhere women can serve in the Fleet to a the future Navy officers interviewed at the Academy said they do not think the Mission of the school and its physical Dor geared for id probably be in favor of it from the standpoint of making this place nicer to go but from the standpoint of training i Dent think this place is set up for said Lloyd a 22yearold senior from Schu Mike a senior from said he Felt it would be difficult to integrate coeds into such non classroom programs As sum Mer sea training and intramural would girls Box like we have to Candalor i got my nose bloodied doing but would a girl Robert Musselman said he Doest take the nominations its not much More than politicians trying to get their names in the said the 21yearold senior from he suggested that if the Navy decided women could Benefit from the educational facilities at the girls could be permitted to attend classes without formally joining the Sophomore Wayne Thornton of said his initial reaction to the nominations then from a real Side i knew it cant pointed to the Rigours of the or year when Young through a rigorous process of Are changed into i dont think theres any Way a woman could survive plebe year from a physical stand Thornton one person who did favor the admission of coeds was Harry the senior wed be glad to have them in the officer were Short of sopranos in the the Prospect of women join ing the brigade has become More than the Campus joke it once Jacob and John my have nominated teenage girls for appointment to world Roundup air War intensifies Saigon a american warplanes attacked three More antiaircraft missile radar Sites in North the command announced As the air War continued to intensify Over North Vietnam and along its Border with Bangladesh recognized Dacca a Czechoslovakia quickly followed the soviet Union today in recognizing Bangladesh and other nations were expected to follow judge threatens newsmen a the judge at the conspiracy trial of the Philip Berrigan and six other Antiwar activists has threatened to bar newsmen from the jury selection process and impose secrecy on the breakfast food break up Washington a the Federal Trade has acted to break up the multimillion Dollar breakfast food Industry with a proposed complaint against the nations four largest Cereal the commission said Kellogg general general foods and Quaker Oats maintain a highly concentrated Market through such practices As false advertising and Price seems like dream Guam a a Man who told officials he is a former japanese army sergeant and has been hiding in the Jungle since world War ii it All seems like a Soichi Yokoi met with newsmen after two fishermen spotted him and subdued him Nearis Cave Home on he said he and nine other soldiers fled into the Jungle in 1944 after troops landed on the the group gradually dwindled and he said he had been alone since his last two companions died eight years Shes a candidate Shirley Chisholm of new the nations first Black formally announced today that she is a candidate for the democratic presidential she has openly campaigned for her party nomination since late last year and made it official at a news conference at the Concord Baptist Church in

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