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Page 2 - Wednesday, November 12, 1980 Clovefdale Cl00vcillc GeyserviUe Press Established 1879 Established 1934 usps ,,,  Published every Wednesday usp  2o 112 West First Street Cloverdale, California 95425 (707) 894-3339 Gary L. Fiwson ....... Publisher Tim Tanner .......... General Manager Janice Corey .......... Editor Yejrly Subscription Rites Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino Counties 9.00 Elsewhere in the United States 9.50 Editorial 100th fatal accident On November 5, 1980, at approximately 7:05 p.m., Jessie Cavagnaro Taylor died. Jessie was 22 years old and married only two weeks. Jessie was killed in the 100th fatal traffic collision so far this year in Sonoma County, a higher total than anyother full year and we still have almost two months to go. Somehow people feel traffic fatalities, traffic collisions and traffic injuries are just one of those things that happen. Not so, says Captain John McLarty of the CHP. Collisions don't just happen, they are caused. We hear, "Someone ought to do something about accidents." Someone can -- you, you the drivers. Drinking drivers are involved in almost three quarters of these collisions. The Highway Patrol is taking them off the road as often as they can with over 1,000 arrests this year so far. But it's not enough. They can only put so many-officers out there and they cannot be everywhere. They need help and so do the people of this country. *That is I II where thq help must come from, The Drinking Public. Don't drink and dr, ive, watch out for people that do. Safe drinking just doesn't happen, it takes some effort, it requires that drivers pay attention to their driving and not become distracted. Captain McLarty said that the CHP investigated a fatal collision a few days ago. Two witnesses, one a driver and one a pedestrian,j, said ,that from the way the car was being driven, it was sure to crash. It did, killing a passenger. Going too fast for conditions, the type of road for weather and traffic conditions is the number two cause of traffic collisions. Watch that speed! With the winter months ahead, it takes even more care to be a safe and accident free driver. Help us, Captain McLarty asks, we need the Ielp, but more importantly, you, the driving public, needs help, help to stay alive and safe on our roadways. IIIIIII I Letters to the Editor Gratefully acknowledge Editor: The Sonoma County .Sheriff's Office employees Association wishes to graleful,y acknowledge the oulpouring of sympathy, concern, and appreciation, shown by the peopte it Sonoma County upon the tragic death of our brothers Brenl Jameson and Bliss Magly. Your contributions to the Jameson-Magly Memorial Scholarship Fund are an indication of your love, that will be shared" I I Thank you for kindness F_41iter: J On Thursday, October 23, 1980, Deputies Brent Jameson and Bliss Magly died in the crash of the Sheriff's Department l Helicopter, Angel H, just south of the Sonoma County Airport. During the following !ya, I received numerous letters, visits, and telephone calls from citizens offering their sympathy, support and assistance. Un- fortunately,l am at this II I I time unable to remember all the people that came in or called. I would like [o take this opportunity on behalf of myself, the families of Brent and Bliss, and the men and women of the Sonoma County Sheriff's Departmel;: to thank each and every one of you for your kindness and thoughtfulness during our time of tragedy. Sincerely Roger McDermott Sheriff-Coroner Grape growers to meet Growers of grapes crushed for wine will gather on Monday, November 17, 110, at the Farm Bureau Board room, 970 Piner Road, Santa Rosa, at 2:50 p.m. to discuss the ixBsibillty of there being created a State Marketing Order or Commiuion to promote the increased consumption of California wines. The California &uociation of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) and the Sonoma Cooperative Ex- tension are CCHBpOnsOriag the. meeting in order that the issues andproblems can fully be discussed. Also, there will be a discussion of what other commodity groupe have.heen hie to do to stabilize and improve their market and improve price. Robert A. Yotmg, CAWG Director and member f the Wine Promotion Com- mittee, + reports that, "The most important part of the meeting will be to receive comments and ideas from local growers as. to whether or not they feel the creation of a State Marketing Order or Commission to promote increased consumption of California wine is needed." Sonoma County Farm Advisor, Robert Sisaon said, "I feel this meeting is particularly important in that the growers of grapes for crushing have the + biggest investment in the future of the California wine industry." The major issues causing growers to consider in- creased promotion of California wine are that per acre investment in winegrapes has increased to IIII 'with others who in the future will dedicate themselves to a career as peace officers. Each donation will be individually acknowledged as soon as possible. If you have not had the opportunity to make a donation to this fund, and wish to do so, checks may be made payable to SCSOEA Schooarship Fund, c-o P. O. Box 11605, Santa Rosa, California 95406. Bob Jarvb Prideat the level that growers are weakening the demand for no longer able to tolerate Californa grown wine. the price packs and valleys thal have traditionally been Some growers fear that a parl of growing grapes for California producers will wine. Also, that foreign continue to lose sales to wine producers are making foreign wines unless serious in roads into the California wines are more U.S. wine market and thug aggressively promoted. OOOR - s.,'s ( 7'Y By BARBARA PEUGH City Clerk Want a fun project for the whole family? My husband Tom and I have had the best time writing up a family biography for publication in the Cloverdale History Book! What's the Cloverdale History Book? The Cloverdale Historical Society has contacted the well-known firm, National Community History Society, to help compile a local history of families and businesses to go into a hound book that will go on sale to interested people sometime in 1981. You don't have to be of pioneer stock to participate; after all, how many of us are of original settler families here? Not many dusl that's for sure. But we all have a stock in Cloverdale. We've put our minds and bodies into action for the town, we've raised kids here, done business here, helped in community efforts here, cried a few tears here, cheered on the local teams, had a few victories here, I could go on and on. Some of us will stay forever, maybe even being buried in the old historical cemetery on the hiU - some of us might move away in a few years. But while we are here, we are a part of a viable, living, breathing community. And what a community? We have accomplished so much for a litUe town - we have been designated the "Town of Volunteers," we've entertainea politicians, sent a band to Vienna. 'helped people in need, started an ambulance service, have a terrific Volunteer Fire Department (one of the best in the state, I think), taken a con- valescent hospital to our. hearts, sent talented musicians out into the world - the list is so long it would be too much to list in this article. I myself, would hate to think ,that we shouldn't be a participant in this fun, exciting project. We sat down and figured out how general of a description (history) we wanted. Deciding we didn't want something dry, with a )ong list of dates and names in the line of personal begats. We decided to go the general Story form, liting where original family settlers immigrated from on his side and on my side. Then we picked up facts about the personal histories in our families which is back further in my husband's family than in mine. We sketched how the families from back east came to the West Coast and where they spread to, en- ding up with us here in Cloverdale. How about your family. biography? How about having your's published in the upcoming book? I have seen one of the history books done by the company for Sonoma (:ounty headed for all time high in fatal accidents Captain John McLarty of the California Highway Patrol reported today that Sonoma County is headed for Christmas tree needed The City of Cioverdale is sending out a request tor me donation of this year's town Christmas tree. Usually by this time of year several people have offered to donate one, but this year there hawn't been any offers to date. III I I an all time high in fatal traffic collisions this year. As of October 31, 1980, 107 people have died in 94 fatal collisions within the county, The CHP has investigated 75 of these collisions in which 88 people were killed. 'ltS year wUl far surpass the record year 1972 in which there were 99 county-wide fatal collisions. There were a total of 83 in 1979. Our best years in the last ten years were 1974 and 1975, which had 60 each. Captain McLarty said these accidents are scattered throughout the.county with no definite pattern. Of the collisions investigated. 63 percent are one vehicle problem is drinking and driving. Of the fatal ac- cidents, 73 percent involve drinking drivers as compared to a national average of about 50 percent. We are doing what we can to control White Stag Skin 100 Percent Wool '48 Town& Country If anyone has a tree ap- proximately 15 feet tall and would like to donate it to the city, they are asked to con- tact Carol at City Hall. The telephone number is 894-2521. She says the city will cut and pick up the tree. I drinking drivers, but we can't iii PHOTOTWlXED CONTEST WIN... an Outdoor PORTRAIT SITTING and a F,,=,.-;  PORTRAIT Just Unscramble these words - PHOTI MANAGER -SER  ,,,m.r  ew mre +eV wllllm mW imitctmlfleL wldll traffic collisions. Plans being made for Christmas baskets HI said our number one I ,==m,. - -- --  II with the c0re1 answer win. Prize must aly to new sit- By RUTH GODDEN provided baskets last year November meeting to help n Bk a Thanksgiving  J ,.  ,m, .r +.m,v r ' will again he available to make arrangements. /m minim ..... u---, ! | veer. t/,1 mhvesm, tmkm prepare for. family; and Please note change in day WW mmm /urKe, ur rl  ! "'- It. is that time of year hoped that each will send a from third Tuesday to the We re giving away 4 1 alDd [ J "*" ".='-.,= , . . " .4mSw imll I Rew IqlMe lwlxee again when we In ulover, representative to the third Wednesday at noon. dale begin thinking of our  Turkeys & 2 Hams l11 P I waa,,.,,,,w,. Family Christmas baskets  * )'V" " | I m,w.r* for those in need. i .... II Drawing Nov. 22 i/' -+ I w,...,, November is the time to II {-+,!'t'! Of rJlAnkR l 111 Brookside Dr.  I I s, ,+,+o, begin planning, so Family II ..... I , , _ _. = , w., Service will meet on i e._ -, ..... , ,__ .................. I } Proceeds to benefit /11 \\; - [ l Wednesday, November 19, ! ,o...= .u ?v=ryu.= who I  the Cloverdale Poneytail  xN..'  ], ! League ,"-"" at United Church, North II anoor (..,aries eeger on UC- II KPI noon, coffee is available, | operation and is doinq fine. I bring your own sandwich if II - II you choose, m J.o & Miononne Wiooins II Tickets 31 $1.00 moc organizations, 'lodges, l .......... I J Ca" 894";2006 J1/t00'l( i "" churches, and others, who c s WeT Re Sonoma forcement burglary sometime November 1, burglary Valley ,3403 Santa The into the removed su mirrors, furniture, rugS, statues. the stolen pickup truck furniture store. was later Morris Road with the removed from saw the parked Road, get into a Ford described as cellent Anyone formation burglar is Sonoma Elledbe at contact the number 472-7766. number City CI Pattonburg, Missouri. The book is done in a lovely, rich brown-colored cover, with beautiful gold stamping for the title. The pages are on very nice paper, and the picture reproduction is very good. Apparently Pat- tonburg is a very small town, yet the book is beautifully done. One af- ternoon i had lunch with the lovely program director, Madison Kane (yes, Madison is a she). We had an interesting exchange of ideas on the project and she is so full of enthusiasm and loves history, small towns and people. It was nice to talk to someone you who is interested in our type of place. She couldn't get over the involvement and drive of the Cloverdale citizens. She thought people moved to small towns to relax and take it easy - to which I replied, not.this little towd - We're movers. SO how about moving with us and adding your family history to the history book. You can get histories from' members of Historical Chamber of Cloverdale the company. remember, from now, history, too! R 89 Window Fashions by Marylynn Amann and Jim Vlasak Brother Sstef team HOW TO CHOOSE There's a sign in a decorator's slOoP "HUSBANDS CHOOSING COLORS NOTE SIGNED BY THEIR WIVES." We far, but we do suggest that before you draperies, husband and wife both should olher, and then talk with our decorators. We've always been in favor of husbands wives, you understand, but the reason alk Io our decorators is Ihis: Once likes and dislikes, your favorite colors, actually have in your home, you may preferences have changed in the last once you prefered a bright floral drapery, prefer a I exl ured nal ural casement. When decoralors, lhey'il show you fabric sam color scheme. Then, by comparing t ures, examining,quality, by talking aboul you'll bolh be happier with the.'.result. Should you have a question, or alas, a sligb. ! opinion, our tactful decorator will be glad Iha! the end result will glorify not only your the good taste of both husband and Wife. O are at _your service, without obligation, o| o you can'l come in, please call us and our d call on you. ,! --. --'ale -', .loveru :'41 II100'. Cabinet & LlCW ,,,. 2o:::d""