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   Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Newspaper) - November 12, 1963, Fairbanks, Alaska                                CITY NEWS BRIEF Daily News Americas Farthest North Daily Newspaper Member of The Associated Press LATE HOiWl XII Per Copy NOVEMBER 1963 Ten Pages 265 Walker Funeral Service Members of the Golden North Rebekah Lodge are reminded to attend the funeral service Wednesday for Sister Elizabeth The service will be held at 1 in the Fairbanks Memorial Mar garet Hawk asked members to note the time Original ly the service was set for anoth er Also conducting the last rite will be members of the Eagles Auxiliary and the Pio neers of Auxiliary Slides Shown There will be a meeting of the Arctic Anthropological So ciety 8 Wednesday in Room Eielson Uni versity A showing of slides and a discussion of recent fieldwork will be followed by refreshments and a brief busi ness Members and those interested are urged to Alumni Band The Fairbanks High School Alumni Band will meet at 7 Wednesday in the Lathrop High band room to organize a pep band to root for the alumni team in the annual Alumni Malemute basketball game All graduates who can make racket on a band in MAYOR ASKS SALES TAX HIKE Borough Candidate Relief Seen HI II w wwii Negro Farmer Has Shorfage Some Headsl Aiken of Firemen By BRANDLEY Newsinner Stall Writer LowerCost Cadet Program Defended Pete a 43yearold Negro farmer who has As Effective System A man whose candidacy has been considered a joke I by the professionals could become borough chairman for Old Election District strument are urged to turn out thg victor jn and support the jNTQrth star I He won a nonexistent job when Soroptimisfs Meet the exercising what proven that he is not a political is giving Rej publican and Democratic borough leaders Their heads are he says with a the nonparti san 3 borough chairman race shaped up to be between a well known Democrat with considerable experience and voter Dick and a proven Republican voteget Jack who owns a market on the Steese The Soroptimist club mem bers will at che Travelers Wednesday in the Yukon Members are unwrapped materials and dec to bring wrapping some said was horse said nay to the North Star Bor As the deadline for candidates to file neared for the the slate became a lit tle less clear cut along partisan lines with the entrance of Final plans for the dance Cosgrove of Delta Junction 23 will be jand Pete a Republican who calls College Womens Club J himself was a po The November meeting of thejlitical Republicans said orating This is an important meeting for all mem PETE AIKEN hes in College Womens Club will be S Wednesday at Norman Hoogerwerfs Jan home exten sion will be guest speak The American Home de the Democrats induced him to enter the race in order to the Republican vote of urban Democrats said the Republi cans talked him into it in order partment of the club will detract from Dick Greuels play All women in who has a College area are Scout Roundtable good civil rights was expected to pick up Negro vote Jin south Fairbanks partly be The monthly ScoutLeaders cause of Kennedys popularity Roundtable meeting will be held Tuesday in thej Aiken says neither stury basement of the First He decided to run because terian The Roundtable j he was a little disgusted with meeting will be divided into the way things are The three parts One for people who talked to him Cub commitj about running were his wife teemen and Cubmasters one and a few of his rura neighbors for Scouters troop com1 on Chena Hot Springs mitteemen and his campaign is begin and one for Explorer Leaders ining to pick up a little Explorer committeemen and j He has the solid bloc of Negro Explorer Fourth Precinct Demos Fourth precinct Democrats will meet 8 at the home of Leon 1439 Nobel Weavers Guild Fairbanks Weavers Guild meets at Wednesday at the home of Clyde Ger 210 Rob ert Wright will be the speak Anyone interested in attend ing the whether she is a member or can contact Geraghty at Democrats Meet There will be a meeting of all Democrats in the 6th pre cinct 8 today at Jefferson 21st and to elect officers for the precinct and delegates to the district conven scheduled for 30 and voles in south He also has a strong bloc of are calling the pro j These are the people who dont want a borough at They dont particularly cure for the choice of Aiken be lieves they will voe for him because his views are closest to Well show is the at titude that some will take in pushing him to Aiken He also has sup port from some of the farmers in the area who know and like A box social spDnsored by Aikens live wire campaign committee had to be moved Physical Education Fairbanks Chapter of the American Association of Physical Education and Recrea tion will meet Wednes in Room 120 of the Patty All professional physi cal educators in the area are American Legion Dorman Baker Post the American will hold a regular meeting 8 tonight in the Birch Park Rec on lower Second 1 7 Reds Hold American On Spying9 MOSCOW AP The Rus sians announced today the rest of Fred Bargwould be required to be on hoorn of Yale University on a call during their sleeping charge of first such I further increasing avail case involving an American able manpower in emergencies Sy MIKE SRADNER NewsMiner Writer The Fairbanks Fire De partment is presently un derstaffed to handle fire and ambulance calls at the same A fire while two firemen are out on an ambulance would find only two men im mediately available and a third handling the communications But the situation will begin to improve later this week as three new men take up jobs as cadet freeing profes sional firefighters from com munications and clerical and eventually ambulance The City Council discussed the dangerous fire protection situation briefly at a special session on the city budget Frit day and directed Cityj Manager Gerald McMahon to move as quickly as possible in letting up the cadet The council approved the cadet program late last Cadets on Call When the cadet program is Mly installed the manpower of the Fire Department will be increased directly by But this does not reflect the total according to who pointed out to the council Friday night that the cadets 4 Per Cent Increase Seen as Alternative Brewington Also Proposes Tax Covering Mail Order New Merchandise Brought Into City In a message to the City Council Monday Mayor Darrell Brewington requested that the city lawmakers consider raising the city sales tax to 4 per cent as an alternative to raising the mill levy on real Brewington explained the increase of 1 per cent would also ease the burden if the incorporation of the borough takes part of the sales tax Under the borough law the borough may take up to 2 per cent in taxes throughout the borough The mayor pointed out that TJZn the administration was asking i HJILLHJIllo for an increase in the mill i well as an increase in inj Here are the of jlieu payments from the utilij Monday nights Fairbanks jties and the enactment City Council meeting a sewer service in I order to reduce the present I half million dollar budget defi ALMOST WENT DOWNPresident Kennedys John almost gets some help from daddy and from Tazewell Shepard the Presidents naval at Arlington The boy almost sits on the last of several stone steps leading from the amphitheatre where Veterans Day ceremonies were Press Use Tax Brewington also asked the council to consider a use tax which could cover pur chases made through mail or der houses and on new mer chandise purchased elsewhere and brought into the In other a former councilman the city managers plan to protested what he called hid1 raise revenue by sewer iden Greuel said that Darrell Brew ington urged the city go to a 4 per cent sales tax rather than increase real property Councilmen met with library board and authorized the board to seek means of financing a Councilmen will hold a budget ftudy session Thurs day Dick Greuel protested since the recent cold war The Embassy got the news from the Foreign which refused to give any in formation on where he is being The embassy was press ing for details of the charge against The author of several books on the Soviet the 52year The relief of professional fire fighters from the communica tions board and ambulance calls would insure that profes sional firemen would be availa ble at a McMahon pointed The staff of the Fire Depart ment was reduced gradually during the past year due to the citys austerity The old professor formerly was on firemen will be the staff of the Embassy in He arrived in the Soviet Union about 1 on a months tourist The For eign Ministry said he was ar rested several days replaced by plus room and The plan is not to have the inexperienced cadets fighting but to utilize them in sup port The result should be In Washington the State De to field an effective professional partment said it had no reportforce backed up by the cadets on Barghoorn from the embasjin auxiliary sy in j The cadet program will keep There was no formal comlthe Fire Department at an avail ment immediately but one offi cial expressed some surprise Barghoorn had obtained a Soviet visa in view of his criti cal assessments of that coun from Jefferson Hall o Travelers I Barghoorn went to Alma Inn due to a surprising interest I capital of the Central Asian re in the public of Kazakhstan at the Scheduled for Friday night time of an exhibition of Ameri tickets for the affair have been graphic arts there early in selling for They are be ing sold by the Fairbanks Vot ers League for Pete Candidate for Borough Chair man and taking no has Continuca on Page 7 An embassy official said he last saw Barghoorn 12 at Tbilisi capital of the Georgian That is the last time he was reported seen by any able manpower basis similar to past and will also keep Fairbanks above the 1 fire men per population ratio which is considered good by most cities of similar popula Hydrants Lower Premiums McMahon has also gone on record as stating the cadet pro gram will not affect the Fair banks fire insurance rating and that rates will continue to go downward in many areas this year due to the installation of 168 fire The cadet system has been Continued on page 4 City Wants MUS Increase Proposed Police Nab Suspect In 3 Local Robberies Another armed robbery early mous person tipped off police j this morning this time a i that Barnes was at the nearby downtown service station I Questions suited in the arrest of an un employed young man who po lice say admits robbing the 26th Street Market two nights in Jack Bernard of 7 Berrys Trailer told police he was the parka ban dit described by his victim as having a young offi cers i At today police rej ceived a report that the Courte1 sy Corner Service Station at 101 Noble had just been held up j an armed City police and state troopers Police said Barnes girlfriend I tives tolQl Fairbanks Cham entered the trailer briefly andlber of Commerce today what told him she wanted to tell Mm I the legislature does about the She asked him to borough situation will certain instead of sewer service charges and the he prefers a taxi increase out in the open where he could see Greuel said he would rather j jsee the council stick to the I existing tax schedule rather ithan follow the revenue raising proposals of the city Following Mondays regular i Bruce speaker of the council meeting the council Alaska House of Representajwent into executive session to review the delinquent sales tax The information is not Councilmen held an exec utive session to review delin quent sales tax come jly affect the commerce and in When he stepped out the dustries in the rural police nabbed He had hid ConJInued an Page 4 Military Starts Probe on July 1 Slaying of Three An official military investiga ioined in a search for the man I tion got under way this morning who took at I probing the fatal shooting July 1 A witness said he had a navy of three persons near bke stocking cap pulled down 5 Kenneth Schlo around his He was dejmann 24 nas been accused b scribed as wearing a GI jackj dvilian authorities of three counts of first degree Minnie Street and the Steese near Piggly police encountered aj He They chased am ost I and his civilian state William Police fired six shots at the relinquished leeing Four city ani in the case to the State Police cars and six men were involved in the i The military investigation is A phone call from an anony preliminary to any action which the Army may North Pole Election Accepted But how the legislature will handle this is the big Kendall points out that the House is heavily weighted in favor of urban areas while the Senate is more favorably weighted to the rural Is it conceivable that these urban representatives are go ing to tax their constituents to provide the services needed in the rura areas Should the in habitants of the one unorgan ized borough new consider themselves in a position to coast open to the The council j Defeated writein candidate is seeking to ensure that Jack Jenkins appear rolls are kept up to andjed at Monday nights North that the city obtains all funds Pole City Council meeting to due j protest last weeks city elec It was previously pointed out Ke cited several incidents that the businessman collects the money from the customer for the funds during the election that he dis and only holds the but he failed to form in trust for the contest the cipal The result of the 5 city election was two new council Terrance Terry Mil lier and John They nar rowly beat writein Jenkins by one vote With no formal contest pre sented at Monday nights meet GVEAs Plans For MineMouth Setup Praised Golden Valley Electrics planingtne we left sealed a mine along tax free with boroughs power plant was de who will be contributing most of the revenues to the state treasury apart from oil and gas and other state land reve I think the answer to the foregoing is an obvious Kendall Wont the taxpayers of the organized boroughs bring court actions against the state to en join it from providing those services in the one unorganized borough which the unorganized Continued on Page Col 9 The Fairbanks City Council vyili meet jointly with the Pub WEATHER Fair tonight and Low tonight 0 high Wednesday 10 low last night 1 high yesterday 17 temperature 11 Sun rise tomorrow end sunset operation in increasing pay ments made in lieu of taxes to the city by the public The parent city government hopes to secure approximately in additional revenues by this As a public util ity MUS pays certain prescrib ed amounts to the parent gov ernment in lieu of the taxes a private utility would have City Manager Gerald and must also have the hon has also tallied in the in i consent of the utilities consult iieu payments an amount equal j ing engineers in raising the pay to the fee a private utility The consulting engineers might have paid for its right act in behalf of the bond trus jtees in this The council will have a buag et study session Thursday at in the MUS board What agreement the coun cil is able to reach tonight with the utilities board may affect the approach the council to the general city of The proposition will probably have rough going with the util ity Two members of that board have already come out against such an increase in the in lieu It has been previously brought out that the council must ad here to bonding Ordinance Reds Invading Best Fish Says Gruening scribed Monday as a big mile post for the development of this Chamber of Cqmmerce direc and were not The results were accepted and ap proved by the four incumbent council members Among other Jenkins ciiarged the election board did tor the ber board for his views on GVEAs not have the right to challenge on LU VULC in uic North i wnen asKed eiection last week He said iwas a matter to be settled by sion favoring a minemouth opthe miiitary personnel and the eration rather than a nuclear military legal counsel not i Waugaman predicted that in two years homes could be heat ed with electricity at a cost no North Pole election The election board had not allowed certain military voters to cast their ballots since they MIAMI AP Russia is in vading choice fishing spots around the world with effec determination and ruthlessness that threatens our fisheries and the livelihood of our Ernest said Mon cosponsor of a bill that would create a 12mile limit I in place of this countrys present threemile addressed jthe opening session of the Gulf United States in annual fish Seven years the is in fifth behind Red China and the senator This is not a position of which we should be nor is it a trend that we can or should con tinue to Gruening Gruening said Russias fishing accompanied by mod higher than with conventional were not considered legal resi dents of the He said the real savings will come as power output is stepj ped He estimated that with to the cost at be fore might range between 7 and 8 It also provides employ said and you cant develop the country without i and Caribbean Fisheries Instiern new processing oper JACK BARNES robbery ate close off New Eng Quoke in Italy Italy AP Aj slight earthquake rolled through a section of the Calabrian area of southern Italy It dam aged some created panic but caused no Thousands of persons ran into the streets when the twosecond i The Alaska senator said that Florida and in the Gulf of tremor occurred shortly after I in only Japan surpassed the i Talkin bout raitin the mill levy sounds to me like puttin the taxpay ers on a   

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