You have viewed 1 newspapers today. Please Register in order to view more newspapers.
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Newspaper) - May 28, 1965, Fairbanks, Alaska CITY NEWS EV BRIEF Library Services The children's summer reading program starts day at the Fairbanks Public brary The Indian Reading Club for children passing to the fifth grade the Reading for Fun Club for new sixth ers will be under the sion of the children's librarian Mrs Renate Kreis Library hours Monday through day 10 to 9 p.m Friday 10 to 6 p.m During June July and August the library will be open from 10 to 1 p.m on Saturdays Class Registration The University of Alaska ning classes registration will resume at Ft Wainwright er the holiday tration will be held at Pompeo Hall continuing through day Classes are open to both civilian and military For in- formation call or 7221 LATE II O I Daily News America's Farthest North Daily Member of The Associated Press VOl XLIII Per Copy FAIRBANKS ALASKA FRIDAY MAY 28 1965 Sixteen Pages No 125 LBJ WITHDRAWS MORE TROOPS North Star Borough OK's Zoning Plan Board To Be Named by Schleppegrell An All Troop Camp Girl Scouts in junior troop 46 from the nette School areas who wish to go to troop camp at Harding Lake may register by June 4 with Mrs Doris Holt 509 Ninth or call after 5 p.m ordinance borough planning ing commission consisting of nine members won final approval of the North Star Borough Assembly night Assemblywoman last Kathleen Vacation Bible School j Mike DaHon gave notice that Vacation Bible School begins she would introduce an interim at 2 p.m Saturday in the zoning ordinance at the next versity Baptist Church Regular regular meeting of the sessions begin at 9 Man day It will continue through June 11 Girls and boys ages three through 16 are invited Awards Sunday The Fairbanks Lutheran Church will hold an awards day Sunday during the Sunday School hour at A luck picnic for the Sunday school and the congregation will In the meantime Borough Chairman John Schleppegrell announced that he had asked the City Planning and Zoning Commission to stay in active operation until he had ed the borough commission and had it approved by the bly The ordinance specifies that be held at the Rainbow of the present city Ranch at 1 p.m VFW Services The VFW and American meet at Birch Hill gion Cemetery at 10 Sunday for memorial service It will be followed by a memorial service on the Cushman Street bridge at about 11 The Honors American Legion Auxiliary sire sponsoring a well party in honor of Gordon and Aud Severson at the home of Russell and Peggy Huber Mile College Road at Saturday Jewish Sabbath Service A Jewish Sabbath Service will be held at the Eielson Air Force Base Chapel at p.m today A bus will leave from the Ft Wainwright Chapel Annex at p.m for personnel wishing to attend services Fire Training The Alaska State Association Central Chapter will hold a program on mutual aid and central dispatch system at p.m Friday at the banks Fire Station Me There will be no this week at the College Com- munity Library For the mer the will con- on Wednesday afternoons from 1 to 2 p.m ning and Zoning Commission members must be on the ough planning body Out of Order A move last night by blyman Urban to nate all zoning powers from the ordinance was ruled out of der by Terry Miller presiding officer of the borough Miller first ruled that motion was in order but Camp Fire Girls Campfire Girts from Dancetown USA Dancetown USA classes ed his ruling upon advice of the borough attorney George ger who said it was in violation of state law The assembly had previously agreed to assume planning and zoning functions in the borough effective May 15 Only and Howard ander opposed the ordinance which establishes the sion and prescribes its powers and duties Alexander has been Continued on Page 9 Col 4 Sales Tax Ordinance Postponed With Assemblymen John Gustafson and Harold lam absent last night the Borough Assembly once again postponed an nance which would bring borough sales tax laws into line with those of Fairbanks Once again the chief reason for postponement was the tion whether to list advertising as an exemption or not John Carlson the revenue officer said that enue from the sales tax on ad- would be less than the cost of collecting it Assemblyman Howard ander voiced the sentiments of several citizens who appeared at a public hearing on the ter He said the tax would the local man He also maintained that it would take more money to police it than we'll collect in advertising The Chamber of Commerce vors the exemption of ing Opposite View Pete Aiken took the opposite view Aiken asked Are we ing just to tax those that are easy to He said that We shouldn't exempt just be- cause it's hard to collect Continued on Page col Plumbers Near Strike Deadline No agreement was reached in Thursday negotiations between the and Plumbers local 375 the Mechanical Contractors of Fairbanks Inc Contractors have set day as the day all jobs come to a halt until contract tions with the union are com- plete In yesterday's story of the contract dispute the Miner reported the union de- manded a raise from to per hour for travel That de- mand should have read to per day extra pay for travel to College and Ft Wainwright Youth Corps Project OK'd For Villages Work Experience Being Offered Many Drop-outs JUNEAU AP The U.S Department of Labor has approved a hood Youth Corps project which will provide work ex- opportunities for 325 out-of-school Alaskans Rep Ralph J Rivers D- Alaska said today Rivers advised the Associated Press by wire from Washington the project will cost with the Federal government providing of that amount The project will be carried out under the jurisdiction of the State Rural Development cy headed by John C Gates The Neighborhood Youth Corps Program is designed to provide remedial education and work experience for young men and women 16 21 years of age The 625 Alaskans to take part in the program are located in 36 villages Training and the number of persons to take part at each village based on rent plans is to be provided Pt Barrow 20 Stebbins 25 St Michael 10 Unalakleet 50 Scammon Bay 16 Russian Mission 10 Kipnuk 10 news Bay Kwethluk 10 Napakiak 15 Bethel 35 nah 20 Kake 20 Hydaburg 11 Kwigillingok 15 Fort Yukon 20 Tanana 10 Northway Village 6 Kiana 20 Nunapitchuk 15 Kotzebue 50 Noorvik 25 Noatak 15 Pt Hope 15 Selawik wright 10 Gambell 30 Em- 21 Arctic Village 10 Savoonga 25 5 15 Bay 12 Kaltag 8 and Hooper Bay 6 ALL SET FOR WEEKEND The man told Susie Tuohy that tne temperature would remain at normal to above normal for he Jong Memorial Day weekend De- spite the fact she was to be graduated from Lathrop High School last night she took time to don her summer rig and board her way into the holiday Stall Photo Orders Military Men Out of Dominican Calls for International Machinery Geared to Meet Fast-moving Events Warns of Further Conquest Attempts WACO Tex AP President Johnson announced today he is issuing orders to withdraw American military men from the Dominican Republic But he warned at the same time that in the hemi- sphere we can expect more efforts at triumph by ror and conquest through chaos And he called for new international machinery geared to meet ing events In an address prepared for commencement exercises at Baylor University once headed by his great ther George Washington Baines said When forces of freedom move er on political economic or fronts the forces of slavery and subversion move rapidly and decisively The President said that one of the lessons learned during the past four weeks in the ican Republic is that it is clear that we need new international machinery geared to meet moving events When hours can decide the fate of generations the moment of decision must become the moment of he added The troops the President said are being withdrawn are in addition to he said have Warm Spell To Continue For Holiday With a long range forecast giving promise of continued warm weather Interior kans were today preparing for their first extended weekend of the summer season Memorial Day coming on Sunday will be recognized as a Monday holiday with all eral state and city offices re- maining closed Many private businesses will also remain closed The Daily will provide its staff the long weekend and will not publish Monday Banks will be closed and there will be no mail de- Should You What Price Skymen Have the Answer CAB's Stay of Service Ruling Disappoints Alaska Airlines two days And Johnson said he has in- Lt Gen Bruce Palmer i commander of U.S forces in the j Dominican Republic to dis- cuss possible further als with Gen Hugo i Alvim of Brazil commander of i the Organization of American I States forces in the Caribbean country livery In anticipation of the warm in the mid-forty to range plans were being made to open summer cabins for camping trips or visits to such scenic at- tractions as Valdez and ley Park The weather forecast in tion to warm temperatures in- ANCHORAGE AP Alaska The five-day will begin at 10 June 3 in the National Guard Armory There will be no class for old students Monday EDITOR'S NOTE Troops of the Airborne Brigade landed in South Viet Nam early this month Pulitzer ning AP photographer Horst Faas accompanied a battalion on its first action against the Viet Cong Here is his report VUNG TAU South Viet Nam the AP Girls in bikinis were Fourth grade up will swim from sunning and surfing as the three 5 to 6 p.m Saturday at the companies of paratroopers flew versity pool iover this seaside resort lery and bombs sounded sharply 15 miles away softening up the landing zone The Airborne Brigade had landed in Viet Nam early this month On Wednesday copters carried the ment's 1st Battalion into its first action against the Viet Cong It was a frustrating experience with an elusive human enemy and relentless natural foes Sniper fire greeted the copters as they landed then the guerrillas faded away The men moved off in steaming tropical heat two companies clambering up and over huge boulders ward the hills the third moving through the valleys Ankle Sprained One man sprained an ankle Sure I can go on I'm he told his commander and hobbled off Throughout the afternoon the troops fought clinging jungle vines and thorns Mosquitoes attacked in swarms Faces hands and arms were streaked with blood from bites and the snags of thorns and vines But at times the vines came in dy as the heavily loaded troops pulled themselves up sheer rocks and cliffs May 28 Partly cloudy warmer with little change in temperature Low tonight 44 high Saturday 70 low last night 47 high yesterday 70 Temperature at 1 p.m 71 Sunrise Saturday sunset p.m for total 20 hours 14 minutes of light with gain of six minutes Weather Elsewhere Seattle cloudy 74 Juneau cloudy 63 Barrow cloudy 30 Anchorage partly cloudy 56 Nome cloudy 52 bue cloudy 50 Cordova partly cloudy 48 A heavy tropical rain set in at dark making things cooler but making the bush and the rocks slippery The paratroopers still wore jump boots though they hope to be issued cleated jungle boots soon Move to Hills They found an abandoned Viet Cong lookout with an excellent view of the airfield at Vung Tau and the highway leading from the town They blew up the post and moved on up into the hills struggling over the rocks with their chine guns bazookas mortars and ammunition They bedded down for the night in a downpour The day's pouring sweat turned into ering cold No fires or smoking were permitted A helicopter hovered over hacked out Alaskan Mosquitoes Invade Reds MOSCOW AP The sian News Agency Tass re- ported a fantastic story day Tass says a small Soviet steamer in the Black Sea was forced to heave-to for two days because it was attacked by mosquitoes They covered decks holes and the engine room up to four inches deep Every effort to get rid of the mosquitoes failed then the temperature dropped and they flew away clearing and dropped C rations and jerry cans of water During the night the cans could hear Vietnamese artillery firing near by and one firefight between Vietnamese and Viet Cong At daybreak they moved off again and saw a man perched in the trees peering through age apparently as an observer for the Viet Cong The troops held their fire under orders not to open up unless they could see a weapon He vanished in the thick bush A few minutes later the lead men approached an intersection of trails and there were sharp bursts of automatic fire One fell with bullet wounds in the shoulder and side the other threw himself into the bush er taking hits beneath his arm The remainder of the company charged into the bush with weapons blazing That ended that Viet Cong attack First Aid The wounded men were given first aid while young troops meeting their first combat shook their heads in awe and older veterans debated whether it had been sniper fire or an Airlines expressed ment Thursday with a five-day delay in its proposed new jet routes between Alaska and attle stayed by a new Civil Board order in ington Robert Giersdorf vice dent for sales of Alaska lines said the company would continue its existing service be- tween Anchorage and Seattle by way of Fairbanks until next Wednesday when it hopes to start Anchorage Seattle non- stop flights Naturally we're disappointed with the delay because we're eager and anxious to start ice on our new dorf said after the new CAB decision was made public The CAB announced a rary stay through June 1 of its March 26 order which shuffled the pattern of air service be- tween the Pacific Northwest and Alaska ambush What difference asked one does it younger man It's bad enough A veteran officer knelt by one man and I've seen many wounded a lot worse who made it You'll be okay They ruined my new tee said one of the wounded Sorry about replied the other using one of the most Continued on 1 Col 1 More Vandalism Reported at Growden Field The Fairbanks Department of Parks and Recreation is getting mad With thousands of dollars in damage caused by vandals ing the winter to the city's parks and playgrounds apparently some punks just have to come on for an encore A crew of workmen groom ing the Growden Memorial dorf said will cause some in- convenience because we will have to operate on just slightly different schedules than we had anticipated As a result of the new order he said Alaska Airlines will retain exactly the jet route tern and schedule in effect now through next Tuesday and will start our new service beginning Wednesday June 2 That means Alaska's bound jet flight will leave An- Forest Fires Plague BLM Forest fires and dry tions continued to plague reau of Land Management today with two fires ing early this morning One at Seven Mile Chena Hot Springs Road apparently was started from land clearing The BLM sent 29 men to put it out using 24 emergency fire ers and five station personnel No jumpers were used on the fire said to be covering about 10 acres A small Caterpillar was in use as well as a gallon pumper unit The blaze broke out at 1 p.m yesterday and was still being manned this morning The fire was located miles north of the about road BLM fire control was ering three fires near Park grounds Thursday left as one blaze The fires were all 35 minutes to get some lunch During their brief absence two 55 gallon barrels of garbage were strewn all over the area Most of the new box seats were overturned Two parking signs were ripped up The dals vanished leaving a mess While little material damage was done the men were kept busy for several hours doing work that was unnecessary And that costs the taxpayer as much as if real damage was inflicted within a two-mile distance along the Davidson Ditch It was not under control at day A total of 25 men were working at the scene with 20 more due in from Northway at 6 Twenty emergency fire fighters were dispatched with five BLM personnel Natives were being flown in as the fire spread over 80 acres Fire conditions are still ex- treme and weekend campers are again warned to be sure their fires are out at p m with a stop in Fairbanks instead of 6 p m direct to Seattle has had been scheduled Giersdorf was in Anchorage heading an Alaska Airlines sales blitz designed to mote the new direct Seattle service He said the sales effort has reaffirmed the out- standing potentials in this new market for us Alaska Airlines also had an- a new fare for the Anchorage Seattle service and the rate had been matched by Pacific Northern Airlines and Northwest Orient Airlines As a result of the stay dorf said Alaska would have to collect an additional amount to cover the cost of service by way of Fairbanks Johnson said the necessity for quick action is one of the expected to hold realities made apparent by the Dominican situation The President has been in some quarters for not advising other hemisphere tions before announcing his de- April 28 to send military forces to the Dominican lic Accident Deaths Up in Alaska Over Past Years JUNEAU AP There were 425 accidental deaths in Alaska during 1964 compared with 286 the previous year the state's Bureau of Vital Statistics re- ports Of the total 161 were ed to transport accidents and 264 were blamed on accidents including 113 deaths tied directly to the March 27 earthquake and seismic sea wave disaster Aircraft accidents accounted for the highest number of trans- port deaths 58 Another 47 sons were killed in motor hicle accidents and 55 in accidents involving water craft One was killed in a railroad Snowed Under MINNEAPOLIS Minn AP temperature was dipping into the 30s when Loel Henry started to mow a neighbor's lawn Thursday Dressed in a parka and earmuffs the boy finished the job in light snow that quickly melted until Tuesday or Wednesday Roads Good The Department of Highways reports roads are generally in good condition including the Steese which leads to Circle City and the Yukon River which was opened this week For those people not planning Today in discussing the Com- to away on the first munist threat within the weekend after the cold sphere Johnson i winter there will be a full slate We know that when a activities to command their munist group seeks to exploit misery the entire free inter- American system is put in ly danger We also know that these dangers can be found day in many of our lands There is no trouble anywhere these evil forces will not try to turn to their advantage We can expect more efforts at triumph by on Page Col 2 Baseball begins with North of the Range games Saturday and Sunday at Ft Wainwright and Ft Greely The youth baseball program with Connie Mack Babe Ruth and Little League competition slated will also get underway Hydroplane boat races are set on Page J Col Pentagon Thinks of Bonus Plans for WASHINGTON AP The Pentagon is proposing a special bonus to lure men with critical skills into in armed services i The bonus system mended to Congress in a noticed section of a crease could give some cor- and specialists as much as depending on the im- portance of their skills Two years ago Congress ig- nored a similar Defense ment proposal However top officials hope the Senate and House will be more receptive this time be- cause of the increasing ty in holding trained men The Defense Department ready has a re-enlistment bonus system in effect The new cial system aimed at the highly skilled would be superimposed on it Under the standard system a man completing his first ment and signing up for another hitch is entitled to one month's pay multiplied by the number of years of re-enlistment Thus a man who signed up for an additional six-year hitch would get a bonus of six months pay On later enlistments the on Page 9 Col Good thing mosquitoes were MM young ones full grown ki mosquitoes would have carried the boat away
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.