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Port Angeles Evening News (Newspaper) - January 28, 1972, Port Angeles, WashingtonBuck murder suspect innocent plea is entered in court Bugary Conkling Jonathan pleaded innocent today James Carothers to charges of first degree murder and robbery in connection with the double murder of retired Sequim couple Ronald and Wanda no trial Date was set and it was left that Carothers would remain in port Angeles City jail without he was rep resented by his retained at Kitsap county Superior court judge Olaf Johnsen presided Over Carothers arraignment on two counts of first degree murder and arrested at his Bothell residence Early Carothers made his first appearance in Callam county Superior court yesterday afternoon when his arraign ment was postponed until his appearance was Brief be cause Callam county Superior court judge Joseph Johnston explained his role As special inquiry judge at a secret fact finding probe into the Buck murders disqualified him from hearing Carothers charges against Carothers stemmed directly from the special today inquiry in which 17 witnesses were Carothers was not one of the nor was he a prime suspect in the murder before the inquiry prosecutor Brooke who filed charges against said thursday he didst anticipate filing further charges in the county development program submitted a development program for Callam county calling for a go ahead on 15 projects has been submitted to the economic development according to Harold chairman of a 56 member committee which prepared two and a half years in the the program is officially known As an Overall economic development plan its acceptance by the Federal plus the fact that the county is classified As an area of abnormally High in will qualify the area for Federal financing of some of the the clock Snow sparkling in the Moonlight last night icicles glistening in the morning Sun Community players around town putting revised dates for play on posters couple trying to give photo they took of newlyweds from Here on Coho july wondering what last name of Don and Dorothy is and where they the Buck Are divided into three Short Range projects Are those that could be started within a mid Range projects would take two years to Long Range projects would take More Short Range in the priority order established by the Oedy executive committee of 12 members construction of a commercial pier in the downtown area of port Angeles for accommodation of coast guard and Navy cruise ships and other visiting with shops and Public construction of a Multi purpose Community with a waterfront facilities for convention meetings and smaller rooms for Community plus parking financing of a Plant for manufacture of Hardwood Alder construction of a sewerage system in the Callam Bay Sekiu financing of a Freezer and cold storage Plant for vegetable completion of an Indian Longhouse at Lincoln mid Range projects expansion of terminal facilities by the port of port Angeles at port Angeles har construction of a City county state governmental Complex in port establishment of a ski bowl at Wildcat in the Little River ski facilities would be at the base of the protected from the instead of at the top As they now Are at Hurri Cane expansion of the la push boat replacement of the worn out main flume of the Agnew irrigation Long Range projects construction of a truck by pass of the Section of 101 along Lake separating log truck and tourist Urban renewal of the port Angeles downtown runway Extension at Wil Liam Fairchild International Airport so it can accommodate construction of a nuclear Power Plant on the Blyn pen in Buck said the committee requested the Federal Agency to provide technical assistance funds for three studies Overall development of port Angeles Overall transportation development throughout the Industrial land use plan Ning throughout the named head Seattle a Harry Goodfellow has been named president of the Spokane based old National Bank of washing a Seattle banker for 35 succeeds Russell who has been appointed president of Washington ban shares the Banks Parent holding Vuk i s i i 1 5 january 1972 243rd Issue of 56th year 10 pages 10 cents he also said he planned to re quest an adjournment of the special inquiry into the Buck Taylor he would seek a continuance until next week to question nine witnesses who were snowbound and unable to a key material witness at the special Joseph John remained in custody today at port Angeles City jail in lieu of Taylor said Lalak May be held until Carothers trial As a material though not charged Here with any is under a charge of unlawful Possession of a firearm in whatcom the firearm he allegedly possessed was the Caliper revolver stolen from the Buck Carothers is charged with stealing the revolver and Bucks which still is when booked Carothers listed his occupation As a com Mercial he was married last has no children living with him and lives with his parents in he didst live or work Here when the slayings Carothers is charged with inflicting multiple gunshot wounds killing the Bucks in their country Home near Sequim on or around the murder weapon Hast been located sales tax on gasoline Evans plan passes test a Dan Evans plan to finance his sweeping economic recovery program by extending the sales tax to gasoline has survived a crucial test and is headed for an Uncertain Fate on the House the House state government committee voted thursday to give the governors original funding proposal a Chance on the floor after hearing eight other the committee also approved a Bill that would require a strict account of All activities conducted by but postponed final action on an environmental rights if were serious about this ice fishing sign is on the mount Angeles Road at the fish but not Many anglers were seen sitting on the icy Pond in quest of cold weather is expected to last through the with Snow flurries a evening news photo by Grayson county signs key land use measure As Callam county commissioners formally signed into Law thursday an ordinance regulating subdivision of land into five or More they said subdivision of land into four or less parcels also needs commissioners indicated they would initiate action them selves on a Short plat ordinance at a later the Basic subdivision a revision of an earlier was okayed previously by All they did thursday was sign a master copy used to print copies for the revised subdivision a key to effective land use brings Callam county into compliance with the 1969 state platting that state Law also allows counties to regulate division of land into three or two known As Short plat a Short plat ordinance pro posed earlier sunk out of sight under a Hail of criticism from realtors and developers during a Public hearing called by the county planning commissioners said thursday conditions warranted resurrecting the proposed to get the Issue off dead they said they would Call another in another land use commissioners ordered no More building permits issued for construction in two East end subdivisions until privately owned water systems Are brought up to state the action was requested by Ken Engineer for the state division of merry identified the two subdivisions As Sunshine acres and Mains farm both developed by Howard in other commissioners a Public hearing 29 at Sequim town Hall at to take testimony on a port of port Angeles application for a substantial develop ment permit to expand Oyster processing operations at Cline the permit is required under terms of the 1971 Shoreline management opposition to the proposed expansion already surfaced attacking the use of Public monies to subsidize a private Industry that cuts off Access to Dungeness to join a group of governmental and civic organizations in developing a plan for improved Access for boaters on puget sound and its adjacent the planning Effort is being started by the state Parks and recreation a letter from the port Angeles chamber of Commerce opposing Complete acquisition of properties owned by Walter Mellus and Glen Wood at the base of Dungeness the chamber of Commerce letter said that group favored Purchase of a corridor providing Access to the but opposed Complete acquisition because Callam county already is oversubscribed to Federal ownership of the letter arrived somewhat belatedly As Federal officials announced last week they reached an agreement with Mellus to Purchase 30 acres of his land near the a letter of support for the addition of a second judge to the Callam Jefferson judicial District from the Callam county bar Asso Western Washington partly Cloudy through thurs Day with a Chance of a few Snow highs in the 20s and lower 30s with lows in the teens rising to 20s whole then we will have to finance said Alan the the committee also gave a do pass recommendation to the fifth of five Washington future Bond that would raise million for transportation the other four were reported out of committee tuesday and placed on fridays Calendar by the rules before the sales tax Bill was an amendment was approved that requires the tax on gasoline to end at the end of the current biennium to see if the funding Levels match with the debt requirements of the the Bill was approved on a voice but the vote was close and a minority report will be another Bill necessary for Evans Washington future jobs now plans also was the measure would create a regional development the regional development Bill also was reported out by the Senate rules committee for consideration by the upper House and a related which would extend the states was also Given a do pass Snow removal is costly business Snow removal in port Angeles is expensive and the City expects to use up All of the budgeted for 1972 and then some before City streets Are Back to the City has been averaging a a Day Bill for Snow according to assistant City Engineer Paul working night and Day since City Street Crews have been grading Snow off streets and salting icy intersections and main Reed said he has already lined up some private graders to supplement the City an expensive when the Snow starts to Well really hit the he Salt is the cites mainstay at present to keep ice off the Hills and dangerous another two 60ton carloads at per ton plus freight charges have been he As the Supply the Weatherman is predicting More cold which will keep City Crews his one consoling word is that it wont be much colder than Zero in Western Washington during the current cold the Sunshine continued Strong although seemingly ineffective against the Olympia shivered at seven Worstine the 1955 Mark of six in port the fire department reported a Low of 10 degrees the slate Highway department reported temperatures varying from a Low of six degrees this morning near the Elwha River to 27 degrees at Kalalock on the there is compact Snow and ice on All roads in North olympic Peninsula area with a few Bare the Highway department Highway Crews Are still sanding roads with curves and Hills receiving the first Highway officials the uncommon Arctic air visiting the area has also placed strains on electrical Power As residents try to keep them selves both port Angeles City Light and Callam county pud recorded Al time High Peak electrical loads earlier in the City Light reported a Peak Load of 48 Mega Watts tuesday and pud had a High Load of 83 Mega pud Engineer Ken Christiansen said that Peak Load figure was not expected to be reached until few problems have been experienced by either Power distributors except Tor an occasional overload which blew a few there is no problem of a Power shortage both but explained their biggest worry was the possibility of High winds which could increase Power and Down Power City Light superintendent Lew Pohl said his biggest worry right now is people taking out some Light poles while driving on the Slippery for those Hardy skiers who want to take advantage of the Fine powder Snow at Hurricane Ridge this olympic National Park Crews reached the ski area parking lot this barring any drastic changes in the an on spokesman said the Road will be open this weekend and the ski lifts world Roundup Lucky us undated Western Washington temperatures Are expected to remain at least above but Eastern Washington residents get no such postwar Promise Washington a North Vietnam was told last year it might get up to billion of a potential five year postwar reconstruction program for Indochina following a peace Nixon administration officials have the War goes on Saigon a the command reported today the 20th air strike inside North Vietnam this year and the loss of two More american aircraft to mechanical in the ground military spokesmen said that North vietnamese troops apparently Are attempting to encircle fire base in the Border Region of the Central the fire base was under siege during a North vietnamese offensive last candidate Protection Washington a a plan to provide secret service Protection for presidential candidates according to their standing in Public opinion polls could exclude two prominent democratic hopefuls George Mcgovern and Henry manufacturing Plant needs space Industry seeks a Home seeks land this is the artists drawing of the Plant of a new Industry which is proposed for this area a new Industry headed by a port Angeles Man is looking for a Home the Field representative for the firm said olympic research develop which intends to manufacture an aluminium plans to erect a building requiring Square feet of in All the firm would like to have Square feet of space with Access to the Railroad and waterfront for transportation according to Wayne Field representative for olympic president of the corporation is Kenneth Siegler of port Bricker is also a resident of the he said the corporation is capitalized for and there Are no plans at present to sell any Bricker said the firm expects to employ about 75 people with an annual payroll of per he described the manufacturing process As no pol Outing and said any waste can be he explained he was deliberately vague about details on the product because some contracts have not yet been signed although verbal agree ments have been Maciun Ery to be used in the manufacturing process is now being built in san the firm would like to get the location settled As quickly As Bricker so More definite commitments can be made to suppliers and others concerned with the proposed

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