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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Newspaper) - February 9, 1960, Fairbanks, Alaska CITY NEWS WS Airlines Oppose Legislation C Daily N Military Film For the education of military personnel and their families being transferred to Alaska a film is being prepared by the photographic group at do Florida Charles man scriptwriter arrived in Alaska about ten days ago to do research and writing on the project Capt John D ghan office of information Alaska Air Command is advisor They are ing with Maj Phillip cock Ladd AFB information officer here Work Party Lathrop High School's ey squad and members of police and fire de will hold a work party at 7 p.m today at the Griffin Park ice rink Finish ing touches will be put on the edges of the ice with the re- maining snow removed anc ice completed The hockey team also intends to put up the sideboards Anyone inter- ested in helping with the ect is invited Snow Removal The city police department announced that the following streets will be closed for snow removal at 7 South Cushman from Gaffney Rd to 23rd Ave 22nd Ave from Cowles to Cushman Cowles from 19th to 23rd nues 20th Ave from Cowles America's Farthest North Newspaper Member of The Associated Press FAIRBANKS ALASKA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 9 1960 Sixteen Pages No 33 ALASKA NAY GET MISSILE BASES Ryan Says School No Tire Trap Charges the School at 8th and Cushman a fire trap were aired at meeting of the Main School Assn last night The charge was leveled byj H L Bevington a member of the who showed a film on the fire at Our Lady of Angels School in which 92 and three teachers lost their lives Subsidies In Peril They State Pilot Owners Seek Rights On Air Routes JUNEAU Feb 9 Bevington charged that operators would ar- cal school officials had done rive in Alaska like ducks a nothing to correct fire commercial airline spokesman ards in the building as said yesterday at a hearing quested by Fairbanks Fire called by the joint senate Marshal Joseph to Lathrop and 10th Ave west in a five-page on Dec of Barnette Guest Speakers Harold Pillsbury and Arvil of the University ex tension service will be speak ers at a regular meeting of the Hamilton Acres Home makers at 8 p.m tomorrow at the home of Mrs Clark Blaker 314 Dunbar Ave The announcement was made by Mrs Ralph Marsh secretary She urged that all members and their guests attend Cub Scout Committee Committee members for Cub Scout Pack No 222 will meet at p.m tomorrow in Room School according to Tom lies man The meeting is a week earlier than usual to plan sistance to the carnival and final details for the Pack Blue and Gold ner 23 1958 Takes Issue Fairbanks Schools Dr issue with Bevington's conten tion th done He pointed out that a ber of the fire hazards had been corrected and others were scheduled for correction this summer house judiciary committees Ray Peterson of Northern Consolidated Airlines said if a favored by pilot carriers of I u cream on the lucrative nas destroy the destroy and fly back south with ducks Peterson Robert Annis Ju neau attorney and Richard Gilbert of Alaska Airlines in favor of a senate IT ui m a senate Din Because of the labor which would prohibit so-called pilot from com- j i com- impossible to get any kind with remodeling done he said carriers on heavily used Bevington stated that routes penters and plumbers would have been happy to do the job had they known its urgency Passage of the This simply isn't by the pilot carriers 3r Ryan stated We couldn't brinS unrestricted get any of them to do we tried WHERE FLAMES BROKE our This house owned by William Billy was badly damaged last night when flames broke out in the attic Firemen battled the smoky fire for several hours having difficulty Forming Ski Patrol George a certified in- in first aid is ing an advanced course to a group of skiers who meet ery Wednesday at 7 p.m at the Health Center on Airport Rd As soon as all receive their credentials it is planned to organize a local ski patrol Ron Davis announced today Langfield Here Lynn Langfield one of the owners of the Inskip Mining Co of California which four mines in the area is in Alaska with a view to expanding his firm's en Page Col j imes About 300 students now tend Main School Highlights of the report made by DeMichelis need for fire doors at 12 stairways and four en- trances throughout the j ing of extension on the lucrative routes Continued on Pagt 9 Col 8 and Attic Fire Damages Home Here ing flames which got into the insulation of the structure Nobody was injured in the blaze The house is located at Wendell and Noble Sts Additional Photos on pages Photo Service Legislature At a By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AIR CARRIERS Certified How did Colorado Oil Gas Corp become interested in de- velopment of the Gubik gas The corporation has been about 11 p.m last night did j drilling for oil at Yakutat considerable damage to Ralph Coleman a former dwelling at the intersection project manager for Arctic Noble and Wendell Sts j Contractors on the Navy's oil The fire broke out in a house I exploration in northern Oil Firm Seeks Qas Twining Says Rockets Are Being Considered Air Force Officer Says Case Isn't Closed on Defense of Alaska Admits That Russia Is Building Up Offense WASHINGTON Feb 9 Nathan Twining told the senate space committee Tuesday that the Joint Chief of Staff are actively considering placing offensive missiles in Alaska to strike into the Soviet Under questioning by Sen Bob Bartlett the chairman of the Joint Chiefs said one of the highest priorities of the U S military the event of a Russian sile bases in Siberia The subject arose But the joint chiefs are still evaluating the idea Under further questioning by Bartlett General Twining agreed with the senators con- Bartlett recalled the open ad- of missile ments in Alaska by Gen tention that Alaska's defense have been somewhat reduced when in recent years while the sians have done a great in Siberia After the hearing Bartiett use Ui banks in the fall of 1958 and more than acres of the in conjunction with I FrankA Armstrong the indicated his continued dis- ka Commander last tress about lr posture Recalling that Twining confirmed Tuesday eral Armstrong had said at js 26 in Siberia he said time and rejected He said that no support was given to the idea by the Army at that time Wants Missiles Since then however thei Army has advocated missiles for Alaska it was disclosed Monday But the Air Force full continues to favor use ofi So far as I know we don't have 26 ICBMS with which we could knock them out Gold Coins w vi i in VI c W C3 Ui Li 1C look over the Gubik potential I gas structure did preliminary A number of other men j engineering and planning Flames which broke out with the corporation had be to the Arco and often talked about bought the Navy's drilling equipment moved it with oline and other necessary is there also They are all j banks area to use the gas ICBM bases now being built in the American continental heartland Building i We will have to take out a Chamber ose Twining said of ff board meeting those Twining said of the Siberian missile sites They will be very high on our priority Bartlett asked if this would be a mission of the Strategic cords and replacement of and independent airi The flames broke out in the Placement of covers on me i operators expressed attic and got into a mattress views at legislative hearings and insulation in the building ICSl I n VC al trash containers the former seeking switches thermostats protection for their routes ing check holes and other the latter seeking free competition on intra Alaska of stage air commerce curtains owned by William is with Colorado Oil known here i longtime resident of Gas there He Coleman became interested users such this city rents rooms C W Norman president of j was granted a pipeline and fc several tenants but nobody the corporation to visit obtained leases on j electrification association over from bombers to well as business missiles ments and residences will Barltett noted that General be able to get the cheaper Armstrong had claimed that for heating and cooking reliance on SAC bombers would permit the Soviets to last night a more detailed accounting of the golden lar statehood souvenir coin sales revealed that the new chamber building and ELECTION CODE A new i victims Firemen fought the blaze foi several hours using saws to cut into some areas and ting on oxygen masks to search the house for possible Council Sets New Dates For Taxes Due Delinquent Here The City Council last night Big Waves Smashing At Oregon NEWPORT Ore Feb 9 W Storm whipped breakers over seawalls and broke into Oregon coastal com- today causing sands of dollars in damage A huge wave at the nearby community of broke up the seawall and roared in- land so high that the wave broke over the top of a garage a inland A new i election code proposing Amount of the damage was taxes are materials in of administration of not estimated both due arm delinquent here l lockers it i In the future its foundations and broke bu tane gas tanks loose Kitchen utensils were scattered onto the Coast Highway U.S 101 from the smashed motel ing At Newport the waves ered 30 to 40 feet high The pounding waves stopped fic on the coast highway by temporarily The waves were whipped up by a storm last night in which gusts up to 110 miles an hour were recorded at Mt Hebo on tbf coast The rough seas battered to bits the dock at Port Orford A million board feet of lumber hurled into the sea No- body was hurt by the mishap proved metal lockers of fire detec tion stations to be connected to a fire alarm system Dangerous Condition In his report DeMichelis The conditions that exist in this building are very similar to those which existed in Our Lady of Angels School in Chicago They con- a very serious threat to life should a fire occur Neither financial hardship nor the fact that a building com- plied with the law when erected years ago is sufficient reason for jeopardizing life today Dr Ryan said that the con- ditions at Main School can ii no way be compared wit those at Our Lady o Angels At the same time he said the building was not ideal fo school use and I'd be glad to have them tell us we had to get they'd only tell us where to go DeMichelis today said some minor changes had been made but the major fire hazards a Main School still remained We have been assured tha the money is budgeted anc that the school plans to go ahead to correct the major deficiencies when school is out this he said Steam Heated Dr Ryan pointed out that the building is heated by steam from the city utilities plant and thus one of the main fire furnace M col 9 J ka elections under the tary of state's office has been i drafted by the house judiciary j committee RETIREMENT PLAN A to provide a public em- ployes retirement system for Alaska is scheduled out of the senate finance committee day LOTTERIES The house is expected to take floor action tomorrow on a ed to sanction certain ice operations raffles and jingo games a Oil Information JUNEAU Feb 9 senate today passed a to speed up filing and handling of confidential information about oil and gas discoveries The submitted ly at the request of the office was given approval by the upper house In the future city property taxes will come due on July 1 but they may be paid in two in- one being due July 1 and the other Oct 1 The taxes will be declared vi i quent on Aug 1 or on Nov 1 another to be a if two installments are being of Charter In further action a tion establishing a Committee on Local Government under the City Zoning and Planning Commission was approved The committee will be com- posed of five members one to be a member of the Planning It is possible that cheaper fuel will also have some fect on scaling down the price of electric power and light and making the Fairbanks area a more attractive area to small industry Cheaper Fuel knock out Alaska and go on to attack the Pacific Coast and Chicago from Alaska He said this would impose the hard I decision on the President of sold through mail order motions The board also a resolution urging the ment of Defense to take action to commit the military bases and tions to the most cient and economical fuel available for production of energy The arguments in- whether to attempt to hold a substantial savings state or withdraw our de- to American taxpayers as i fense line southward Those b e n e f i 11 i n g from Armstrong Silenced cheaper fuel for well as making savings in civilian heating and utility rates Twining confirmed that aj The resolution pointed out paid The Board of Equalization will sit on May 10 through 13 to hear appeals of city ments These new dates amend the old ordinance No 914 The council last night also voted to establish a ation Commission I Completes Mile Auto Journey sion and third to be a member of the if sible The other two members carf be selected from the general public The mayor is to appoint the committee and it was fied by the council that the Because the military at the present time 58 per cent of the total fuel ments in this area it is vital to the project to have a could be the confirmed that The resolution pointed out Utilities System Golden in that Fairbanks is a high cost ley Electric Assn Ladd imposed oni of area which is a Eielson Air Force Bases j last year and that I barrier to economic and in- Murphy Dome and other lying n e a r h v i missiles But it's not a closed on Page 9 Col John Lenk arrived in banks yesterday afternoon to end a drive in a small French auto from mel Calif He reported that travel was good he had no trouble It took him a week from Vancouver B.C with stops to sightsee and take photographs In reading about Alaska he decided he'd take the advice that highway travel is best in winter and found it true I a wonderful come by the Marvin family at Cathedral Bluff Lodge for my first night in the I new he said Lenk has had about 30 con- I could find about Alaska I wrote for Alaska papers including Fairbanks and I'm the chap who got the by some peculiar mistake But it was all straightened out and decided I'd like to live in banks I choose this city because it University of Alaska the Ul s- noi banks School district airport j operation and hangars S fSt Office buildings and I 5 j Oh yes said Twining added that last summer's negative response was the judgment of that moment Bachner Injured year commitment to make the I n I investment possible The house m Palmer Play of the Alaska legislature now in session at Juneau passed a memorial yesterday urging that this be considered Conversion Costs A study by Pioneer ice and Engineering Co of the economics of using natural gas in the heating and power plants at Ladd and Eielson growth and that a reasonably inexpensive source of fuel is a possibility through the piping of al gas from the Gubik ture by the efforts of vate venture Copies of the resolution are to be sent to the nor and legislators The board also the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce recommendations for an employment security is more original more Air Force Bases and other in- than Anchorage I plan to do i stations show that a mini- snmP annual savings to the some serious musical com- position and write some ar- ticles for California he told END Of THE TRAIL John Lenk arrives in Fairbanks to make his home after a auto trip in a small car He reported that he had no trouble and found the Alaska Highway in good condition one is so friendly up Why did Lenk sell out his export-import and gift shop businesses in Carmel to move to Alaska to make his home? I've seen all 48 states and decided I wanted to live in the he said I studied certs of his compositions formed in California and is in- in joining little ater and musical groups He took his musical training in Europe Right now he is looking for a place to live Air Force would be Conversion costs for 18 and Ladd with alternate fuel oil standby would be It was pointed out that the Air Force has requests pending for million for additional coal and ash handling facilities which Lathrop Malemute guard Andy Bachner has one leg in a cast according to an An- report received by the today Bachner either chipped or cracked a leg bone at er He saw no action last night against West age Coach Dick McCormick stated he believed Bachner be out of action only two weeks Cloudy with occasional light snow tonight and morrow Low tonight -5 be necessary if coal isj high tomorrow 5 High continued to be used Oil or coal standby plants are common in other areas where is used 15 low last night -2 At noon today 6 Sunrise tomorrow sunset morrow 1 enter the mushing championship I'm still strong enough to ride fer 70 miles But my wife is too old to pull the sled like she used to
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