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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Newspaper) - April 21, 1965, Fairbanks, Alaska CITY NEWS BRIEF Volunteer Bureau Local women with some time on their hands are needed byi the Fairbanks Women's teer Bureau Any women who haw extra hours during the week should call Colleen Bucy at for information reau women will help out the Alaska Centennial committees and other local organizations working on worthwhile No special skills are re- quired of women wanting to join License Plates by May 31 License plates for vehicles are available now at the ment of Revenue offices and must be purchased and placed un automobiles by May 31 at midnight The office is located in the first floor of the State Office Building on Barnette St The revenue office will be open Saturday May 22 and again May 29 to accommodate the late comers or people who can not get to the office on week days Car Care The Car Care program for 4-H members completed this week will be discussed by Karen Pedersen and Arthur Duncan when they are interviewed by Jim Couch council director of public tions during the F a i r b a n k s Health and Safety Council tele- casts at p.m Thursday on LATE Daily News America's Farthest North Daily Member of The Associated Press II O M E FAIRBANKS ALASKA WEDNESDAY APRIL 21 1965 Twenty Pages No 93 Egan Plans Drastic Action To Dam Off Bristol Salmon Viet Nam Aid Hiked By Millions WASHINGTON fAP Secretary of Defense ert S McNamara an- Sewer Line Bond Issue Gets Okay today that military j Only Small Number Of Voters Turn Out KWF and REWORKS Robert Fowler c J nr an right of an area freight company delivers the first few boxes of two truck loads of fireworks for Saturday night's Bartlett's on Hear About Highway Work The Fairbanks Democratic Club will have two top level De- of Highway men at their meeting Wednesday to dis- cuss and answer questions about all of the highway work to be done in the Fairbanks area The meeting is open to the public and will be held at 8 p.m in the Travelers Inn Gold Room FCC Radio Examinations The Federal Communications Commission has scheduled examinations f o r all classes of licenses on 8 in the federal building T JM sons wishing to take an Saturday night when latch to be held at Growden Memorial Park at p.m Examining the fireworks with Alaska 67 president Curt Boone are Wesley Sandra Sundberg and Tom Clark staff photo aid for South Viet Nam will be increased from j million to million in i the present fiscal year He made the announcement as he left a White House at which he reported to President Johnson on his trip to Honolulu and conferences there with top strategists on the Viet INam Situation McNamara said that U.S at- On Westside Job High winds Japanese Continue Fishing He Will Act Play Havoc In Alaska Gale force winds with gusts up to 71 miles an hour swept through Southcentral Alaska yesterday dropping temperatures 15 to 20 grees and leaving uprooted j trees roofless buildings and almost bringing small Governor Comes Up With Unique Plan Which He Feels Is Feasible Says Situation Has Reached Crucial Stage SEATTLE AP Alaska Gov William A Egan warned Japan Tuesday he take drastic action to dam off Bristol Bay red salmon from the high seas unless Japanese fishermen quit depleting the runs Egan said he would put his An exceptionally traffic to a halt turnout of Fairbanks erty owners yesterday proved issuance of up to nana haU where they intermingle j v in general Jenai and Soldotna suffered with Asian r North Pacific fisheries Display Stiturtlay Tizzy Will Rival Borealis that U.S at- tion bonds for the Westside H M g VV f i near tne N tacks on North Viet Nam T i or her a treaty line slowed but not stopped Sewer Line des rue ion through the area A This is a the Cong infiltration into South Out of 2.033 possible voters tne Freight said Nam He also said they have only 554 braved the chilly Chouse was plucked from the I 6 want to remain of weather to vote with the Japanese but this is the j the chips are down proposition Viet Cong forces j McNamara indicated Voters on the property he called the very as of Jan tor South Viet Nam will go into such things as helicopters and firepower The primary purpose of thei j jured Business signs also were blown down increase in military Three brush fires were Smith Vipl Nam will cir Or On and 172 ri hv of the cation forms from the office Box 644 Anchorage as early as possible witnessed in Alaska will be fired The fireworks are on their north from Seattle now and Vocational Training The Citizens Advisory Com- are to a for Vocational eight truck Alaska 67 officials will meet Thursday at 8 p m announced at the Lathrop High School activity Saturday night brary to discuss possible in- of classes on tion and carpentry Anyone in- is urged to attend Smorgasbord There will be a smorgasbord at Fairbanks Lutheran Church 10th and Cowles Friday ing will be from 5 to 8 p.m Tickets are for adults and for children under 12 years of age The public is come Advancement of Science The Arctic Branch the will be staged in Growden Park beginning at p.m There will be a 15 minute aerial display of fireworks ets aerial bombs the works preceding the huge red white and blue display in the shape of The fiery was designed by Jim Weikal a Boeing craft engineering aide from Seattle He has been working with fireworks displays as a hobby since he was a boy in Kansas His father likewise was fascinated by pyrotechnics and the two men have de- T 1 p T 1 for July biggest pyrotechnic displays in recent North American history comparable to the climax of the Seattle World's Fair and the JIM WEIKAL soul of genius salute to President Johnson's birthday anniversary to display monster ation About 45 seconds will elapse from the time Weikal puts the torch to the display until it passes into history During that time a circle lesser circles and a big A will go into a tizzy As the colors fade a tremendous 30 second curtain of rapid-fire flashes and reports will ease the audience back into their seats If you can't hold your breath for at least a minute Weikal says you are in deep trouble Weikal is a specialist in un- orthodox fireworks displays He downed Power at elr Monday Honolulu meeting he said ln Probability review the action that country can take to support ex- in South they Tne will connect closed at S n m uy power lines in the area One burned nearly three acres before it was put out The Consolidated Utilities plant went out of service leaving Kenai without power the sewer can military strength by up to gate Taku and Hilton Park 000 troops systems to the sewage The secretary said tial evidence has been found of plant Health authorities had increased infiltration from construction of the inter- north in the last few months line essential since some and this adds up to an this raw sewage is able ratio of manpower y flowing into the Chena River This he said can be offset Large Enough TACOMA AP Erling of Tacoma vice the Pacific Fish Con- servation League criticized this terrible problem must be Wednesday Alaska Gw William resolved or the Bristol Egan's plan to dam off Bristol Bay from Japanese commercial j fishermen as foolhardy The governor's plan would salmon resource faces Unction No Details Egan declined to go into improve the salmon tail about his plan to keep tion one he said There is tol Bay salmon from reaching not enough feed in the cold the sea other than to say it in- ers near there to create enough throughout the afternoon and a series of low dams to bring salmon to a into the evening j the mouths of rivers where they i marketable size Uprooted trees blocked spawn temporarily on side roads in I have been assured this Kenai and Soldotna A house under construction completely Nature has an abundance of feed in North Pacific waters for framed and roofed was blown without interfering with river In Anchorage windows were Egan said he had instructed nng pond without broken at a downtown the Alaska Fish and Game De- he n the and eh row ners e r So these I will i continue to and expanded he said m a camera uie nsn ana r The line also store and flying dust and debris to make a detailed feed teh from f t pioneer's Home the new cut visibility within the city scientific study of the plan and from them the Alaska Commercial air traffic at get it ready to put into action Some Other Way Centennial Site The treatment International if it appears the Japanese are There must be some other lit uc V He said that contrary to s take continued but small plane making serious inroads on wav to solve this problem i 1 rarp nf Hip InaH i ftp af fnl r recent press reports almost all captured Viet Cong weapons are of Wallis C Droz the Communist bloc sald las inn npr nf i IIP la TOP tlle was waiting for the 100 per cent ot the large items s Department of Health fie at Merrill Field was slowed tol Bay stocks this summer city Fewer than 30 planes touched Egan discussed his state's down there compared with fisheries dilemma at a of the of Fisheries Asked whether there was any assessment from military con- on what would happen if the Chinese Communists come into the war McNamara replied in the negative i i Jii Lilt unimaginative he repeated that it must and devotes his engineering r graph paper to artistic tions that literally burn selves into the con- Alaska reached down to the South 48 for its fireworks ardry because pyrotechnic en- don't grow on muskeg Weikal learned the rudiments I of fireworks at the shoulder Ralph Weikal on farm He refined his American Association for the Advancement Science At about for a P i According to Weikal the i over one splashy minute it Fairbanks is the promises to be a a ui Kit cat Hi9ni3v in will speak on Nitrogen Cycling t vears It will be technicolor j manufacturing firm And public on by Forty gioss flares Beta Fireworks j telephone poles feet of in Forest Stands welcome Golden Days Weikal was due to arrive by today There will be a meeting ofi Behind the mild-mannered the Golden Days Committee of Weikal burns the soul p.m Thursday in a genius in the fine art of chamber log cabin The and audible bedlam will discuss the Weikal modestly admits he en Days parade lottery plans and the promotion trip to Ft Greely May 1 2 TARs Meeting Today The Teen Age Republicans will meet today at 7 p.m at Continued on Page 11 Col 9 April 21 Mostly clear night and Thursday Low night 0 high Thursday 30 low last night t high 19 temperature at 11 16 Sunrise Thursday and sunset p.m giving a total of 15 and crates of aerial report shells have been shipped to banks by truck Weikal will oversee tion of a framework anchored by tele- phone poles Merchants are has put together one of the I ping in time labor and lumber Rossellini's Visit to City Connected Wilh Former Governor Albert sellini of Washington is uled to arrive in Fairbanks at 6 p.m Wednesday on Alaska Airlines from Anchorage He is presently in Juneau and should leave there at p.m today Alaska's Gov William Egan presently in Seattle will re- turn to Juneau in time to con- fer briefly with Rossellini The former governor will fly to Anchorage and will spend part of the afternoon there be- fore proceeding to Fairbanks Rossellini Is said to be in neau said the former governor plans to announce the purpose of his Alaska visit while in banks One source said he is resenting businessmen in the east but Rossellini would not confirm this He would only say that the nature of his ness was investing in certain Alaska developments An unconfirmed report said that Rossellini's visit had to do with copper development in the Kotzebue area Fairbanks will be the last hours and 58 minutes of Alaska in regards to a on his itinerary shine a gain of six minutes operation A spokesman in before returning to Washington affected by federal as assistant to the late Gee of Tacoma who staged at Puyallup Fairs and Everett Fourth of July extravaganzas and his father who now lives in Bremerton staged a Bremerton Armed Forces Day fireworks display a few years ago that left the ing for more They'll do er show there May 9 The kid who cut his teeth on cherry bombs and Roman dles grew into a man of great patience He spends hours de- Continued on Page Col 5 Addition Planned For Nenana High JUNEAU AP The Office of Education has approved a grant to help build a new one-story addition to the Nenana High School Rep Ralph J Rivers reported from Washington D C day Rivers said the new addition will four classrooms two laboratories and a library The federal funds were granted under a law providing tion funds for schools in areas be assumed that surface-to-air missiles will be introduced among he North Vietnamese We have ways and means to take care of them if they he added Resume Work On Wildcat ANCHORAGE AP A big and Welfare to approve specifications so the city could benefit from 30 per cent of the total cost from the federal government This word is ex- shortly from San cisco We see no reason why this money can't be obtained and work started this construction Droz said Only about 25 per cent ot those eligible voted yesterday Heaviest voting precinct was No 9 which takes in the gate and Taku area Naturally they voted heavily for the casting 107 in favor and only 23 against Lightest precinct voting was No 10 casting ballots at rop High School Only 20 people oil II has arrived on location in Cook Inlet southwest of An- to resume drilling a wildcat well started in 1962 The well known as SRS State No 1 is being drilled by Shell Richfield and Standard Oil companies with Shell as op- The well abot 45 miles west of here was suspended after reaching a depth of 041 feet casing was set to 341 feet and the well plugged with cement to protect the hole The Glomar will be Shell's second drilling operation in Cook Inlet Drilling already is under way on a wildcat being drilled from the Standard permanent drilling platform in the Middle Ground Shoal area of the Inlet The Glomar II drilled a 1963 well in the shoal area that be- gan a full-blown ing at a rate of more than 600 barrels of oil a day from a interval of 550 feet Last year the Glomar II was used by Shell and Richfield to drill the North Cook Inlet No 1 well which tested at a rate of barrels a day from a zone at a depth of more than feet vessel the Glomar voted there sPlitting il 10 vessel tne woman for the issue Six Fires Hit Wasilla Lake In Southcentral Six fires broke out this morning in the Wasilla Lake area of Southcentral Alaska according to Wayne Boden forester for the Bureau of Land Management here We don't know the entire area of the fires but one is at least 40 Boden said today Most of the fires were caused by power lines blown down by high winds According to Boden 29 manent and temporary fighters are already on the scene Thirty-six Native fighters fram Fort Yukon and 34 men from Tanana are ar- riving in Fairbanks this after- noon and will be flown to the area at 8 p.m tonight on a special Wien charter Wasilla Lake is in the anuska Valley High winds are still reported in the re- gion usual 600 to 700 a dav ence here with William C at the University of British rington assistant secretary of said in Vancouver state for fisheries fishing in- There is no way to reproduce dustry Department of this run by it up This the Interior officials and is madness ka and Washington members of Sen Bart left Due In City Saturday Sen E L Bob Bartlett is scheduled to arrive in Fairbanks Saturday evening to attend the fireworks display that will kick u- off the Alaska 67 promotion of I Reps Lloyd Meeds and the ocean ls their Pas Congress Dr Lauren Donaldson Present at the meeting were professor of Sen E L Bartlett D-Alaska- commented that Sen Warren G Magnuson D- on must have a Pasture to feed the 1967 Centennial Brock Adams both ture Bartlett who is marking Egan said thousands of jobs Egan acknowledged there birthday today is now in at stake in Alaska and the were major biological and Seattle and plans to fly to economy of Pacific Coast hurdles to overcome but Wrangell tomorrow It is be- ing interests is vitally affected I said the change from an he will proceed through I hope the Japanese will going to an inland could Juneau and Anchorage to view very quickly any decision I be accomplished bv heavy arti- banks Continues on Pag n Col I Hiker Almost Drowns Turns Back By KENT Staff Writer Alaska's Nome to Fairbanks hiker has turned back to Nome after falling into an icy river and almost drowning reportedly ruined and was humble but rifle was wet hanging his head The river 10 miles beyond the Phelps said that he and the point where he turned back of Nome were real said to be a churning torrent proud of him Acheson walked about 263 Jim Acheson the former bridges cross altogether rine from Fairfield Calif said He was lost morp he had to prove it to himself The w the area has f uas f been alternating between quite a freezing and below freezing ew I did the best I he said today The determined and In Nome Phelps said was the was warm enough for boks and has a MP to it tan the Norton Sound area as they began to thaw The hiker 23 who left Nome March 30 planned to walk to Fairbanks in three months time Nome residents were hopeful but dubious about his chances Andrew Bang a storekeeper in Unalakleet says that Acheson fell into two rivers Saturday after the thawing ice cracked under his feet Acheson left Friday at noon just before an earthquake took place there The first time he fell through the ice he kept going but at the second river he fell into the icy water up to his neck and had to swim for his life In the struggle he lost his pack his snowshoes and his food supply He managed to save his camera and rifle but the film freezing hard and only 10 above Bang said he believed Acheson was finally stopped by I the Cherosky River about 20 i miles from Unalakleet After coming soaking wet and with the temperature growing colder the hiker managed to reach a remote White Alice communications site The men there returned him to Unalakleet It's really Acheson was said to have told people in Unalakleet Al Phelps editor of the Nome Nugget said that he to interview Acheson briefly at the Nome airport yesterday He flew in from Unalakleet on ka Airlines Phelps said that Acheson was putting his story in writing for the Daily The Nome editor said that This weather keepi up maybe we kin gtt in on another Chena pool this year
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