Fairbanks Daily News Miner, March 22, 1965

Fairbanks Daily News Miner

March 22, 1965

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Fairbanks Daily News Miner (Newspaper) - March 22, 1965, Fairbanks, Alaska CITY NEWS BRIEF The Coin Sale Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce an- nounces the sale of a special issue of oxidized bronze "Fair- banks Statehood Gold Dollars limited to an issue of 500, edge numbered and year dated. Or- ders will be accepted only from persons purchasing the sterling silver issue of 1964 so that these persons may obtain matched number sets. This exclusive sale will end May 1, 1965. Pur- chases may be made only at the chamber log cabin, 550 First Avenue, at a price of coin. The "sterling registery" of 'PHJ located at the chamber of- fice will be the official instru- ment to determine ownership of the sterling issue unless you present your sterling coin in person. Chairman on TV Frank Banner, agent for Peat. Marwick and Mitchell tax con- sultants, will be guest on the Tuesday night Borough Chair- man's program scheduled for 8 p.m. on KFAR-TV. Chairman Jack Schleppegrell said he and Danner will discuss present and future borough services. Schlep- pegrell will also discuss the Borough Assembly's agenda for its Thursday night meeting. Keith Bryar Wins North American Title LATE Dailv News 'America's Farthest North Daily Newspaper Member of The Associated Press HO Per Copy FAIRBANKS, ALASKA, MONDAY, MARCH 22, 1965 Sixteen Pages No. 67 GAS BEING USED AGAINST ENEMY NAC Champion Runs Last Race Four-time North American Champ, Dr. Roland Lombard Places Second; New Entry, Alfred Attla of Hughes Third By TERRY BRADY Keith Bryar. Laconia, N.H., won his last dog sled race Sunday the coveted North American Sled Dog Championship, and in prize money. Bryar announced his retirement from clog sled rac- Automotive Care at the Musher's Banquet Sunday night. He said he The first of a series of fivelllacl already sold his winning team to Merle "Cordova" meetings concerning the 4-H Smith, president of Cordova Airlines Automotive Care and Safety Project will be held at p. m. Tuesday in the chamber log cabin. University of Alaska 'Juoperative Extension Service "nd the Fairbanks Kiwanis Club invites all boys and girls. 14 and 15 years nf age. Thailand Films Union Bill Introduced pr gram portion of the meeting of the Hamilton Acres Woman's Club this week. The meeting is set for noon Thursday in the home of Mrs. Betty Luoma. 217 Eureka Ave. Bryar first attended the NAC in 1953, as handler for Col. Nor- man Vaughn, the first New Englander to race here. Col. Vaughn was Bryar's handler this past weekend. Bryar nosed out fellow yankee JUNEAU (AP) A new bill !arld tne four-time NAC almost identical to a so-called j cnamP- Dr- Roland Lombard, of iunion autonomy measure which Wayland' Mass bv 2-64 minutes 1...... for 70 miles of racing. Bryar won Friday's heat in 76.69 min- utes. Lombard was second that Al Klamm will show films and twice failed to pass the House rifk about Thailand as the pro- earlier this mnnth was earlier this month, was intro- duced in the lower chamber to- day. The bill. HB249, differs from the original measure, HB83, only Non-Lethal Chemicals Dropped on Viet Cong Various Types Warfare Being Used In Effort to Immobilize Opponents; Mixture Said to Include Tear Gas SAIGON. South Viet Nam (AP) U.S. and Viet- namese military forces are experimenting with non-lethal gas warfare in South Viet Nam. highly reliable sources reported today. The sources said various types of non-lethal gases have been used against the Viet Cong in the 2nd and 3rd Corps regions. Some of these experiments! have succeeded, it was report- f ed, but others have failed. tf tJl-O The nature of the gases is] classified information, but they; are believed to be mixtures that include tear gas, the universal! riot control weapon. One gas) SAIGON, South Viet Nam reportedly causes extreme nau- (AP) _ Ejgnt y S Air Force sea and vomiting, another loos- F105 jets smfeashed a radar eariy warning site on the North Viet- coast today- then sank ers reportedly have been i _ day with 77.75. Lombard copped the second 20-mile heat on Saturday, fin- ishing in 84.78, to Bryar's 85.18. Press Club Meeting There will be a meeting in a minor numerical change. It jwas assigned to the Labor and Defending Champion Management Committee for; This sent Lombard, study. NEW Bryar, left, receives the winner's trophy from Walt Millard, president of the Alaska Dog Mushers Association at Sunday's Mushers Award Banquet. Bryar, from Laconia, N.H., kept the title in the New Eng- land states after taking the top spot away from the defend- ing champion of the past three years. Dr. Roland Lombard of Wayland, Mass. Bryar won both the first and last heats with Lombard posting the top time in the Saturday heat. Warm weather and an icy trail kept the times from ap- proaching the existing records. Newt-tuner stati pnoto of the Farthest North Press Club at p. m. Tuesday in the basement of Tommy's Elbow Room. All newsmen in the area are invited. Sweet Adelines Sweet Adeline Chapter will meet at the First Methodist Church, 915 Second, at p. m. today. New members are invited. Coin Club The Fairbanks Coin Club will meet at p. m. Monday in the USD. There will be an edu- cational talk and a coin auction. The public is invited. DAR's Meet The Daughters of the Ameri- can Revolution will meet at 3 p. m. Tuesday in the Rampart Room of the Travelers Inn. Mrs. Helen Carlisle will be hostess. Both would deny unions ac- cess to the state courts if they fail to set up chartered locals in Alaska, if such locals are re- quested by resident Alaskan members in secret elections conducted by the State Depart- ment of Labor. The only difference in the measures is the first bill applied to unions with 100 or more resi- dent AJaskans, while the new bill raised the number to 110. Another Murder In Anchorage ANCHORAGE (AP) Philip Mason, 36, was shot and killed Saturday night in a downtown Anchorage restaurant while two police officers were having cif- fee less than 20 feet away. His wife, Helen, was ar- raigned Sunday on a charge of first degree murder and bail was set at the de- fending champion, out first for the final heat of 30 miles on fast disintegrating track. Warmj weather and heavy use finally started taking its toll of the well prepared race course. Lombard, who used only nine dogs yesterday was overtaken and passed by Bryar near the 12-mile point. Bryar was using 13 huskies. The Massachusetts veterinarian however kept at Bryar's heels and repassed him about the 26 mile point but could do no better than third for the last heat. A new entry, and an Alaskan hope for recapturing the MAC title in the near future, Alfred Attla of Hughes, placed second yesterday, and finished a sur- prise third over-all. His total time was 313.82 minutes. Earns Lombard earned and Attla left last night's annual awards banquet with An- other big money winner would have been Joe Reddington of Fort Richardson, who would (Continued tin Page 9, Col. 8) Troops Find Alaska Has 'Warm Belf "Man, its warmer here than it is in Minnesota." This was the common ob- servation of members of the 47th Infantry Division of the Minnesota National Guard who arrived at Ft. Greely last week for winter exercises. The exercises geared to train the men in surviving ex- tremery cold weather will con- tinue through this week. But there's an ironic twist to the whole thing. In sharp contrast to the springlike weather in the Fair- banks area, it is sub zero in most parts of Minnesota. The snow is fast disappear- ing in Alaska and blizzards are continuing in Minnesota with as much as 14 inches of fresh snow in the central part of the state. The Denali Ladies havens Was Experience in Solitude a coffee hour at a. m. Tuesday in Denali Bible Chapel, i All ladies are invited. Molly Brown's Trip Hinges on Weather CAPE KENNEDY. Fla. The big bugaboo for the first Two finely honed American astronauts prepared today to pioneer some vital "steering" in (ions, and the outlook is doubt- Film Tuesday The University of Alaska Film Group is showing a film. "The Insect Woman" at He's Back From Antarctica By KENT BRANDLEY News-Miner Stall Writer There were 14 men on that and 8 p.m. Tuesday in Bunnell ice cap with Auditorium. only one another to look at. i Nothing else was alive. EAA Meets When the temperature went The Experimental Aviation up to 15 degrees below zero, Association will meet at 8 p. m. the men stripped off their shirts today at 1436 de-jand shaved their beard's be- tails call Bruce cause they were sweltering. 452-2792. Once or twice each year, a jlone bird would fly in the thou- sand miles from the coast and that would be an exciting oc- casion. All but two of the men were Russians. One was a Czecho- slovakian. The other was John Jacobs of the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska. For the past 14 months he has been at Vostok Station in the antarctic near the south geomagnetic pole. That station has the record low temperature for anywhere in the world 12S degrees be- low zero. John will leave Fairbanks Tuesday to continue his grad- uate studies at Dartmouth. He was here previously for more than a year and has re- turned briefly to take care of some business. Alaskans are more familiar with the effects of isolation than most other Americans. Men in Fairbanks often relate experiences encountered at such places as the Distant Early Warning line or remote con- struction and exploration camps. March 22. Variable cloudi- ness tonight and Tuesday with little change in temperature. Low expected tonight 25; high Tuesday 44; low last night 23; high yesterday 41; tempera- ture at 11 a.m. 39. Sunrise Tuesday a.m. and sun- set p.m. giving a total of 12 hours and 34 minutes of sunshine, a gain of six min- utes. John claims he is only average intelligence. JOHN JACOBS isolation plus But few of us can equal the isolated experience that Jo h n Jacobs has just had as part of a cooperative program with the Soviet Academy of Sciences. He is a radio physicist and has been the U. S. exchange scientist for 1964 with the Soviet expedition at Vostok. He has been conducting experiments in solar-terrestrial relations, or the relationship of sun and earth, of "I just plug he says. He plugs along speaking English, Russian and German. The young American physi- cist's companions were all vet- eran polar workers. The oldest was in his early 40's, the young- est was one month younger than John, who just turned 26. Supplies to the remote Wilkes- land site on the antarctic pla- teau are all flown in, and flights are made during the summer months only. The site is absolutely isolated most of the year. Plenty of hard physical labor, such as obtain- ing snow to melt for water, helped1 break the monotony. So did table tennis, music, (ConrinuM on r, col. 1) space Tuesday. ir T.V Ranger 9 On Course HASADENA, Calif. lAHi Hurled with unprecedented ac- curacy, Ranger 9 streaked to- ward the center of the moon today with cameras hunting a landing site for U.S. astronauts later in the decade. Scientists expected to decide within hours just when to fire a small steering rocket to aim the spacecraft closer to its exact target, the possibly voloanic crater Alphonsus. Alphonsus, about 16 miles in diameter, is only 400 mihs south of the spot almost dead- center on the moon where Ran- ger 9 would impact without a change in course. The craft is capable of alter- ing its path up to miles on either side of the moon. Two interested spectators at Sunday's p.m. launch at Cape Kennedy, Fla., were Virgil I. Grissom and John W. Young, set to take a three-orbit spin Tuesday in the first of a series of Gemini spacecraft, forerun- ners of the three-man Apollo ship scheduled to rocket to the moon within five years. So accurate was guidance during the launching that, for the first time during the Ranger series, scientists said the space- craft would hit the face of the moon without mid-course cor- rection. Ranger 4 impacted on the back side of the moon with- out a change in its original tra- jectory. All other Rangers would have missed the moon by up to thousands of miles if their flight paths had not been al- tered. Plans call for Ranger 9 to crash into the moon at a.m. (EST) Wednesday taking thou- sands of pictures in the final 20 minutes. two-man Gemini flight is having good weather, in several loca- ful. Weathermen said the general trend of conditions was improv- ing but they would not commit themselves to a forecast. Astronauts Virgil I. Grissom and John signed to W. Young are as- take complete com- mand of their "Molly Brown" spacecraft and to change its orbit twice in other words, steer it in space. No one has ever done that before. This is an essential step in developing the ability to hook up with another craft in space. The technique must be perfected before men can ever land on and return from the moon toward which Ranger 9 is soar- ing now for another close-up inspection. It will be the second space flight for Grissom, 38, an Air Force major who made a sub- orbital trip in 1961, and the first for Young, 34, a Navy lieutenant commander. Both are experi- enced test pilots. Grissom and Young faced a busy day today reviewing the essential steps of their flight and how they would perform Marchers Follow King I SELMA, Ala. (API Three hundred marchers showered [by segregationist leaflets from the "Confederate Air trudged behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today on the second leg of a 50-mile voter crusade to the capital of Ala- bama. King changed socks at a rest stop and then pushed on. The march wound along the blacktop of U.S. 80 under heavy guard by federalized Alabama National Guardsmen and riot- trained Army regulars called up by President Johnson to protect; the unusual demonstration. A light plane flew over. Yel-j low leaflets fell to the roadway. The leaflets called on white citizens to join "Operation Ban." This was described as "selective hiring, firing, buying, selling." The leaflets said: "Un- employed agitator ceases to agi- tate." Defense Department in Washington today confirmed reports that South Viet Nam is using a type of nonlethal gas against Communist Viet Cong forces to "the enemy incapable of fighting-" that three Communist junks tried to put up a fight. Enemy fire downed one of the jets, but the pilot was pluckea safely from the South China Sea by an amphibious plane of the U.S. 7th Fleet. The antiaircraft action was officially described as light to moderate. The target of the attack was equipped to dispense the gases.identified by a U.S. spokesman over battlefields. ;as Vinh Son. a coastal installa- One objective of this gas war-j (ion about 60 miles north of the The spokesman raid as highly fare is to immobilize the enemy: 17th Parallel. quickly to permit the rescue of Described the prisoners held by the Viet Cong.; successful, and said the radar Another use for gas. military! site was knocked out. sources said, is neutralization of! Tne Jefs roared in with 750- the enemy in tunnel areas. Associated Press photogra- pher Horst Faas was on one such operation Sunday. Gas was pound bombs, rockets and 20mm cannon fire. The raid was the third in four days on North iViet Nam. and the ninth in the to be" used if the Viet that began Feb. i. pinned down the attacking gov-' The spokesman said flak ernment force. shore batteries at There proved to be a major i shortage of gas masks. the shre bat .Ueries and sank the junks. Those without gas masks Monday-s raid fijrst was were given pieces of lemon and handkerchiefs. as reconnaissance, re. but details disclosed later showed An infantry battalion in operation was an actual at- (CanlinueG on Page 9, Col. tapl- Educator Sees Big Increase In Numbers on Labor Market They bore the name of White The president of the National vital role in dealing with na- Citizens Action, Inc.. of Tus-i Education Association predicted tional problems and must help caloosa, Ala., and announced j here Sunday that nearly 40 per that "this message was brought cent more youth will enter the tn natjonal ,abor market in th( 1960's than entered In the pre- vious decade. to you by the world's smallest air force Confederate Air Force." and his marchers oung people adapt to society. Students need to learn knowl- national labor market in the; edge, skills, and values to meet the occupational needs of an urban-industrial society." she This will present "a serious said. "As there are changes in th rf f e are cang reached the end of the wide, cnaiienge to government, labor.! industrial techniques, so four-lane portion 13 miles OUt Ofi prinnatinn _u. portion Selma shortly before noon. An- other 12 miles were ahead of them to the next campsite. The marchers, remnants of managemetlt and T nk v '0 ____ the education, educational roles must change. i of the prepare youth was a highlignt ot the reallstlcally for th ,d Alaska Education Association s> whjrh thpv lim KO b a several scientific experiments. thousands who joined in the i at Mainly, this Gemini flight is start of the pilgrimage Sunday i he La hrop Hish intended to prove out all the at Spima tr. inn thaitne meeting in tne Latnrop mgn intricate systems in their space- craft and its purposes. Greenland Head Will Arrive in City Tuesday Niels Otto Christensen. the Danish-born lawyer who is gov- ernor of Greenland, will be de- layed due to weather and will arrive in Fairbanks at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Originally Governor Christen- sen was to arrive at 6 p.m. today. He will leave Nome at 8 a.m. tomorrow after being delayed in Kotzebue. He has already visit- ed Juneau and Anchorage. He was a guest of Gov. William Egan at a reception in Juneau. at Selma, were cut to 300 at Schoor.enior cafeteria two-lane in keeping with a senlor cafeterla- eral judge's order allowing the march. The marchers had moved four abreast down the roadway after breaking camp in a frost-cov- ered cow pasture. The sky was cloudless and the weather mild after subfreezing cold during the first night in camp. "There is no saving in defer- (Continued on Page 9, Col. 1) Wet Paint Someone painted walls and door knobs in the Chena Build- ing with white paint on Friday afternoon. Apparently it wasn't the jani- tor, and the culprit didn't bother to post "Wet Paint" signs. Howard P. Staley, an attor- ney with McNealy and Merdes in Room 210 of the Chena Build- ing, reported the incident to po- lice. sional organization while on leave from her position on the University of North Carolina faculty. Her hosts in Fairbanks were Dr. and Mrs. Charles K. Ray. Dr. Ray is head of the educa- tion department at the Univer- sity of Alaska. Dr. Edinger urged that teach- ers at the public school level be encouraged to undertake an "extensive program of research, experimentation and innova- tion." "As teachers we must not timid nor reluctant to accept j she said. "I am' not ready to say that we know all we need to know in regard to the learning process.'' The national leader in educa- tion said the schools play a "Tnet North Amtri- can trail wuz so sticky this weekend them mushers hav' been callin it the 'Bryar Patchl' ;