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Page 2 - Wednesday, November 5, 1980 i Clover'dale 00veillc Geyserville Press Established 1879 Established 1934 usps .9 02o Published every Wednesday up ,  112 West First Street Cloverdale, California 95425 (707) 894-3339 Gary L. Fawson ....... Publisher Tim Tanner .......... General Manager Janice Corey .......... Editor Yearly Subscription Rates Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino Counties 9.00 Elsewhere in the United States 9.50 Editorial Indefinite string of unbalanced budgets Our President -- no matter who he is -- will find it extremely difficult to bring the federal budget into balance during his next four-year term. That prospect was dramatized when Carter gave up on his 1976 campaign pledge of a balanced budget by 1981. Instead of the 16.5 billion-dollar surplus predicted in spring, the White House has estimated that the budget will be 29.8 billion in the red in the 1981 fiscal year starting back on October I. For the current year, Carter forecast a 60.9 billion deficit, compared with a shortfall of $36.5 billion estimated in the spring. If the new prediction is right, this year's deficit will be the second largest in United States history. What worries many economists is this: While budget deficits may be in order during a recession, they are inflationary if continued during prosperity. The last budget was in 1969. Many economists have doubts that no matter who governs, deficits will keep coming up. Another balanced budget doesn't seem possible in the next four years, since the tax reductions being talked about now is going to be costly. It has been said by economists mat in five years it's possible, but the government would have to hold down the rate of increase in spending and allow revenues to rise. Also, underscoring the problems facing the White House are programs for which officials scaled back earlier plans but still forecast in- creased spending. Education, training, em- ployment, and social services up $1 billion from 1980. Energy, up $.7 billion; veterans' benefits and services up .9 billion. The administration still hopes to trim outlays in some of its biggest programs. Among those in the 1981 plans: Transportation, down $1.6 billion from 1980; natural resources-environment, down $.6 bil!ion; international affairs, down $.6 billion; community and regional development, down $.2 billion. Still, despite all the election-year rhetoric we have heard for belt tightening, all signs point to an indefinite string of unbalanced budgets in the 1980S. So, don't expect miracles with the new ad- ministration. No matter who it is! III People people Editor: In response to last week's unauthoied letter, singling a racial group out for a crime committed, I would like to comment. It seems to me that people are people. The color of the skin or the place of birth has no real validity in determining the qualities or character of an individual. American Caucasians obviously cannot be classified in .general as troublemakers, nor are they in the media = when identifying in- dividuals who have com- mitted a crime, how could any other race be singled out and classifid as such? When people start grouping and discriminating this race as troublemakers and in- truders and that race as the "good guys" and owners of the town, we are asking for BIG trouble (besides denying basic constitutional human rights given to all people, regardless of race-. Each' individual is responsible for his or her actions, and we respond, as all of us know, by the way We are treated. If we are treated with prejudice and hatred, and as being less than human, he " Will probably respond with hurt and anger. If we are treated with dignity, kindness and compassion, we will probably respond by being the best person we know how to be (unless our heart Letters to the Editor is made of stone, which perhaps some hearts are). "Hate ceases to be hate only by rove.;' Leading geneticists are now agreeing that all mankind, regardless of color are related to at least the 5(Xh cousin, and most people, regardless of color, are related to a much closer degree than that. In other words, we all are really a blend of all otbpr races, regardless of what color happens to appear on the surface. It seems to me that the sooner we all are able to rise above our prejudice, the sooner we'll all be able to enjoy peace and" harmony. It is inevitable that all races are to live together, so why fight it? When all the dif- ferent colored flowers grow together in!he same-garden, each enhances the beauty of the other. Black doves flock together in harmony with , white doves. Personally, I like variety in people too. Other cultures have beautiful qualities that we white, middle--class Americans could learn a lot from, if only we take off our blinders and. look for them. However, if there is a reoccurring problem at the river by certain individuals, can't we simply call our legal authorities to con'ecq the problem, as we do for any vandalism problem, instead of townspeople building up prejudice and hatred (which inevitably leads to strife) ? Diana Hudson Big thanks Editor: On behalf of the members of the St. Peter's Altar Society and my committee, I wish to say a big thank you for your publicity of our Fall Annual Rummage Sale. We sincerely appreciate it! Our sincerest thanks, too, to all the people who brought clothing and many other things for the success of the sale. The profits, of course, will go toward the Chidren's Education Program (CCD) which this year has greatly increased attendance. Pastor Fr. Henry of St. Peter's joins me in thanking everyone who cooperated for this event. Norma Hlxson, Chairman St. Peter's Altar Society Rummage Sale "\\; Loss of face Editor: If you're anything like me and mine, you've tried to figure out a way to free the hostages; to bring them safely home to their families. If you're anything like me and mine, you've failed. Of course, we could're bombed or demolished, but the hostages would've died too, and isn't the idea to get them out alive? One wouldn't think se, listening to Mr. Ford and Mr. PeagaJrl bemoan 1 our "humiliation." It would seem "loss of face" is more tragic than loss of life. Despite his shortcomings, President Carter has not lost sight of the fact that bringing these Americans home alive is what it's all about. C. D. Grant Cioverdale Fine spirit Editor: An article in your paper, I believe on October I, about the horseless carriage club of Santa Rosa stopping by here on the way to Ukiah. A rest stop arranged by the Chamber of Commerce, had. them at the Ve Building for coffee. I do wish to give credit for this to Pat Rose and Vivian Weer for the welcome they gave the members. This service made all feel welcome to Cloverdale and they want to come back to show the cars again. The club and I wish to thank Pat and Vivian for their fine spirit of cooperation and help make people want to come to Cloverdale. Siacerely, Armand Simdduck Member ot HCC Club No. 193/ The Cloverdale Reveille has purchssed two attractive, new news rscks. One is placed in front of the Reveille office, and one in front M the Owl Care for the convenience of customers who wish to purchase a paper when stores are closed. Bob Trusler is shown purchasing the first paper from one of the new stands. * | ! Construction underway of new TV station Construction begins October 15 on television studios and offices of KF- TY-TV 50, the new com- mercial television station for the northern California counties of Sonoma, Naps, and Lake. The new facilities will be located at 533 Mendocino Avenue in the heart of the Santa Rosa downtown business district. The new station will oc- cupy the expanded and renovated building for- merly occupied by K. San ford Furniture. Business and technical operations will be housed in the 12,000 square feet of the present building. 2,500 square feet will be added to Ihe building to house the lelevision sludios. The new building is designed by Sohi and Palmer Architects, Santa Rosa. Architect Ed Sold described the new building as a pleasant addition to downtown Santa Rosa, featuring a landscaped entry plaza, raised planters, and a split-faced concrete block exterior highlighted by greenhouse glass win- dows. Jim Johnson, executive vice president and general ('Olitinul"d on page 17 //" / ;"i .-'-.'--: " .'..: " .  . ! ,.....o: . .. :-., .: "..;.: a ':- ;' i".": ......o. : ..... :, o'. ;.. .  work Jack Stroud! I sent a list of all City Clerk's Cloverdale Mayors to the History Book Program Director. There are very Corner few names missing, as way back at the beginning of city hisotory we had a fwe and all those records were burnt. Our own Marie Vandagriff is noted as the only woman Mayor in the history of Cloverdale. B__ While browsing through the KO cUy vault I came across some very old items, which I am Xeroxing and placing inlu a file so that people can By BARBARA PEUGH now into a computer bank at look at them without pulling On October City Clerk the County Registrar of out old, fragile books, that 0015 hours, j Voters, so if you have are not in the best condition, female, For anyone interested, I registration questions call was have a very good pamphlet the Registrar's office in newspaper on tax-savings on expenses Santa Rosa, 527-2614, for I am trying to keep the rack connected with renting or your information. We also oldest and most fragile in and was qwning a home, and buying havq'registration cards place so they will not operating selling a home, co-op, available, postage paid, to deteriorate more than they machine. condominium or vacation mail into the Registrar for already have. -I found the approached home. It is put out by the regisra,iun. A lot of people oldest minute book in the male adult Creative Secretary Reports, assume we haves full-ime vault, and made copies of to assist !. which I receive regularly, regis* rar here and the first minutes, dated unable to If you would like a copy of a full records, but we have December 29, 1876. Does the machine. specific portion, I will assigned this to the County anybody have any old pie- Xerox the page for you for Election Department as we lures of past Mayors or city As the 15 cents a page. There is do not have enough staff to functions, or city buildings leave specific information about do all the clerical work and which I could copy? We from the exclusion special for run the City elections by have no pictures at all in the hand gun to taxpayers 65 years of age ourselves. The County runs vault and only the one old NMA and over. A reminder to our City Elections and bills map which I had framed between voters - I have received a the city for costs. That gets recently. So any items of where he lot of inquiries about a big sigh of relief from the interest, such as up- victim, whether people are city clerk, let me tell you, propriate pictures would be $11 from bet' registered or not. We have there are tons of work in appreciated. I would like a list of registered voters handling an election! very much to have a nice within the City limits only. The dog licenses are ffle of these kind of items for The All registered voters are really coming in - good display, is , comptect, I I adult 30s, 13 million pounds hair blue jacket. at the Geysers ,.o. concerning Union Oil Company of Pacific. Gas and Electric ditional geothermal steam should conl California can now produce Company. reserves at The Geysers Gary more than 13 million pounds Lipman said that Geysers which could supply another 5411 (refer of s, eam per hour at the g e o t h e r m a I s t e a m 330,000 kilowatts of or contact Geysers geothermal field, production is the "fuel generating capacity by mid- WeTip Stephen C. Lipman, Union's equivalent of more than 7 Continued on page 17 7785. district operations million barrels of fuel oil manager, said today, per year, rues! of which Union topped the 13 woulU have Io be made up million pound mark with II from imported crude oil. Window new wells to snpply electric Union geologists, generating unit No. t4, scientists and engineers which went into commercial have also identified ad- Foh Iors service in late September, by 1980, Lelpman said. Union, which operates N3rylynn Amann The Geysers geothermal !' and Jim Vlasak -field for itself and coven- jexu lurers, Magma Power so, S,s,e learn Company. and Themal Power Company, a sub- $1 8 ql RANCH STYLE sidiary of Natomas Cm- puny, now supplies PICI'UR[ geothermal steamto 13 electric generating units If you have a'onlemporaryor ranch style with a combined capacity of it will look besl if it is framed by Was 1"11 746,000 kilowatts. (o-flr draperies. For suburbanites The power plants are alke..'.This realmen! is more aHracliVe owned and operated by hanging your draperies window -4 ,he window. The ceiling o-floor drapery iBlllllBBiBiBllll  seem more spacious...more luxurious. $10 CALS $101 g,.x! fur ,he placement of large pieces I : he draperies provide a neutral | CASINO CLUB | Discriminaling use of wallpaper draperies makes the window a focal Use i1 in an olherwise bland room Io JJ All Games Strictly Supervised I L0W BALL POKER I break up ,he monolonous. 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