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Daily News of Port Angeles, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1973, Port Angeles, Washington Visitor can shed cores of world in beach hike ON DUNGENESS SPIT The root system ot a now weathered makes a lookout tower for boy exploring the Daily News photo The world today Mystery man Prices jump WASHINGTON AP Higher retail prices for fuels and household services shoved the cost of living up of one per cent in June before President Nixon froze the government said It marked the fifth straight month of sharply higher consumer The big gains were again led by higher grocery store prices which rose per cent in June and were nearly 16 per cent higher than a year Fruits and vegetables rose per cent last the sharpest jump since a per cent increase in December Watergate WASHINGTON former assistant attorney general testified today that President Nixon personally asked him to get tapes of White telephone taps away from the FBI and into the White Robert Mardian told the Senate Watergate committee he was summoned to the Western White House by Nixon after an FBI associate director had warned that the politically sensitive tapes might come into possession of Edgar Whats inside Calendar Classified Dear Juan de Fuca Port Todays TV program Weather and identified The Olympic Peninsula mystery man was identified this morning from fingerprints by the FBI in as James Richard born in Anson North The amnesia victim has been held in Olympic Memorial Hospital for 12 days while members of sheriffs departments in Clallam and Jefferson counties sought clues to his The who weighs about 160 pounds and has dark brown hair and blue was rescued by a kayak traveler from the bottom of a 30foot cliff near the mouth of the Queets River July The river is located on the western side of the Clallam County Undersheriff Jay Skewes and Deputy Terry Roth interviewed Hutchinson Wednesday and took fingerprints from his right hand in an effort to get a lead on his Undersheriff Skewes said his de initial fingerprint efforts were We couldnt take fingerprints from his right hand because of a broken right he The completed set of fingerprints was forwarded to the FBI and Skewes said at the time the complete set of prints would greatly assist in identifying the man if Clallam County Sheriff Harley Bishop said Hutchinson has no record other than a vagrancy charge and there are no warrants out on The FBI has no information concerning his background or possible Bishop He Hutchinson was arrested on a minor charge of vagrancy in Central in Bishop said the vagrancy charge indicate the man is just a but everyone connected with the investigation has a gut feeling there is something else we cannot Editors Note This article is one of a series which The Daily News is publishing each Friday to inform readers about the recreational opportunities which abound on the North Olympic Residents who have not planned their weekend or visitors who are unfamiliar with the area may wish to give this weeks playland a By VIRGINIA KEETING The Dungeness 44 miles of driftwood and rocky offers a world apart from TV and Available only to foot and horse the spit attracts thousands of both tourist and each A warm summer day finds the path leading from the Dungeness Recreation Area campground to the base of the spit filled with families loaded down with picnic shovels and bath towels teenagers in and older couples with cameras and Once on the spit they finding space and serenity broken only by the cry of a seagull and the sound of waves relentlessly grinding pebbles on the Peninsula Playground The spit seems to curve endlessly the white tower of the Dungeness Light shimmering in the salt breezes blow from the Strait of Juan de and on the lea side of the spit quiet waters of the lagoon sparkle in the The path leading to the beach is a 15 minute walk through woods carpeted with moss and Birds sing overhead undisturbed by children chattering as they hurry The trail emerges into an open space where the scent of wild roses is heavy on the air and ocean spray blooms Here the visitor gets a first glimpse of the Strait of Juan de before the path winds back into the woods and down to the The spit is a National Wildlife Refuge and the trail is closed during the waterfowl migratory There are some restrictions on the spit no no vehicular traffic and no overnight An offshoot of Dungeness Spit is Graveyard its tip is opposite the Here is located a small marine park where overnight camping is The park can be reached only by boat or on foot or horseback from the Dungeness Discovered by Manuel who was sent by George Vancouver to explore the strait in the spit was later named New Dungeness by Vancouver because it resembled a sandy point of land called Dungeness in the British The Dungeness Light dates from The spit offers many things to many To the toddler it is a world of sand to dig in and ruffles of white foam along the beach for To boys and it is a playland of logs to driftwood boats to launch and waves to To the it offers a quiet place to sit with a favorite To the artist and photographer it offers an endless supply of The Sequim library recently had an exhibit of year round To hardy swimmers and the spit is a recreational area with swimming in the lagoon and a roundtrip to the To young it is a place to wander handin hand and watch the ships as they head out to sea and faraway To families it is a place to bring a picnic lunch and spend an afternoon of To the midland tourist it is an exciting experience of salt water beach and A 5yearold from Kansas summed it up when he Its all waves on one quiet water on the other and a big pile of logs in the Dungeness Spit is about nine miles northwest of Motorists may turn north at the Sequim then turn west on Old Olympic Highway and north off that road to the following signs for Dungeness Recreation OF PORT ANGELES 1973 88th Is sue of 58th 14 Pages 10 Cents meeting over fishing under way A delegation of Russian fisheries officials met with fisheries experts at Port Angeles Coast Guard Air Station today to discuss fisheries operations off the Pacific The according to Coast Guard spokesman is the third between representatives of the two countries since 1971 when the two VALENTIN countries first met to discuss mutual fishing The two delegations are expected to discuss conservation of hake and salmon off the Pacific conflicts in fishing placing observers on board Soviet and com problems with Soviet The six Soviet led by Chief of Russian Fisheries Department Valentin Vasilevich arrived at the air station aboard the Soviet research vessel Seskar at 10 They were escorted from the 12 mile territorial limit by Coast Guard The headed by Donald regional director of the National Marine Fisheries is composed of fisheries West Coast and representatives from the Coast Some of the 28 crew members of the Seskar will be permitted shore leave while the vessel is at the air station He did not know whether the Russian fishermen would be confined to the Coast Guard base or whether they would be permitted to come into Port Angeles for a brief Peoples National Bank Juried Exhibit Clothesline Info Booth First Street Marina report against Dungeness Bay location By MARLYS MATTILA The Army Corps of Engineers will issue a probably by the end of classifying Dungeness as an unfavorable location for a marina due to environmental Bradley Corps study The inability to resolve objections that a marina would be a hazard to the environment has halted the Luton The main concern was over the effect a marina might have on the adjacent Dungeness Wildlife he The Bureau of Sports Fisheries and Wildlife was one of the main he Public meetings on the issue began in There were a number of objections by various agencies and individuals Luton A plan was devised in 1969 but there were still so many objections a revised plan was made between 1969 and But the same objections remained until he and that was why the Corps of Engineers will issue the unfavorable The Port of Port which re quested the study and which has some facilities at Dungeness has been advised of the said The port also has applied for a federal permit to rehabilitate its existing launching facilities That currently out for public review and has not been ruled on according to Weather Western and morning cloudiness but no rain Sunday through Highs in the 70s except 60s near the Lows Eastern with temperatures near or a little below normal Sunday through Highs mostly in the Lows in the Seen around the clock Overcast sky this morning and Arts In Action committee hoping for weekend sunshine Full house for Community Players Thursday night Smart cat spotting dog coming up the street and hiding behind garbage cans Another smart cat conning family out of second Store clerk having trouble with sacks too small for Arfs in Action opens Strolling outdoor pie and ice cream all kinds of arts and crafts in the making along with five picture add up to a lot of entertainment for Saturday and Sunday in downtown Port Hundreds of including local and out of town artists and senior citizens and volunteer helpers are involved in Arts In Action fair opening at noon Saturday on North Laurel Arts In Action with the cooperation of the city park department and downtown merchants is taking over North Laurel Street from the ferry dock to the city with traffic blocked off except east and west on First and Front The park department is bringing in tree planters and Booths will line both sides of the as shown on the Here visitors may watch craftsmen making leatherwork doing Tole silver metal sculpture working on stained brass and many other Artists will be at work in other painting working in acrylics and For the first three city banks will be open Saturday and not for banking but to exhibit paintings entered in the Arts In Action The banks will be open from noon Saturday to 9 and from noon Sunday to 7 the hours of the Peoples Bank will show the juried First National will exhibit the works of Professor Louis Hafermehl uf the University of Washington who judged the and the works of Kathy Arts in Action scholarship Other paintings entered in the show will be in Gallery II in the Port Angeles Savings and Loan While demonstrations of arts and crafts are going on in the music will be provided by local including the North Olympic Highlanders Pipe the Senior Citizens a rock band and the High School Marching Dancers and actors will perform on a stage in the street in front of Harringtons with some music and dancing upstairs in Harringtons Sky A schedule of the performing arts is shown on Page Included are acts from plays by the Port Townsend Repertory music by members of the Port Angeles dance numbers from the Joyce Ballet Indian the Queen of Angels folk and The Washington State Artmobile will be narked on Laurel Street with an exhibit of the works of well known Washington The festival will feature the ever popular clothesline on the parking lot off with low priced pictures and Donald general chairman and his Arts In Action assisted by many volunteers have put hundreds uf hours into preparation for Arts in Action which has already gained national Food Booth Front Streel Port Angeles Savings and Loan Railroad Street
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