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   Fairbanks Daily News Miner (Newspaper) - June 2, 1965, Fairbanks, Alaska                                CITY NEWS Club Lists The Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce wishes that all civic, fraternal, and community clubs and organizations forward in writing the following to be kept on file at the chamber: Cur- rent officers, meeting location, time and day of meeting, mail- ing address, and phone number, and whether the meetings are open to the public. University Women The Fairbanks branch of the AAUW will sponsor German and Spanish classes for! children. Classes will meet three times weekly from June 28 through July 23. For infor- mation call Mrs. Mary Kay Barsdate or Mrs. Jean Gordon Catholic Women Ladies of the Catholic Church have been invited to breakfast with the Ft. Wainwright ladies following Sunday Mass. For reservations and informa- tion call Mrs. Donna Rose at 452-3713 by Thursday. Marian Society The Marian Society will meet at 8 p.m. Thursay in the base- ment of Catholic Church. A work session will follow and all members are asked to bring items for the guilds and a pair of scissors. CAB Ruling Causes Turmoil With Airlines LATE Daily News "America's 'Farthest North Daily Member of The Associated Press II O M I Kill TI OX Per Copy FAIRBANKS, ALASKA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 1965 No. 12S ASTRONAUTS SAY: "WE'RE READY Information Center The visitors' Information Cen- ter in the entrance to the U of A Museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. A walk- ing tour of the campus is sched- uled for every afternoon at 2 p.m. Native Association The Fairbanks Native Asso- ciation will meet at 8 p.m. on June 8 at the Hospitality House. Prospective members may join at this tune. Eagles Installation The Fraternal Order of Ea- gles and Auxiliary will hold an officer installation and ball at 8 p.m. Friday in the Eagles Hail. The public is invited. Combat Toll Now at 401 In Viet Nam Planes' Crews Killed When Hit by Enemy SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) Communist antiaircraft fire shot down two U. S. Navy planes dur- ing raids on North Viet Nam today. The five Amer- ican crewmen were listed as missing and presumed dead. A rescue plane sent to inves- tigate reported there was no chance of survivors from either aircraft. The two crashes raised the total of U.S. dead in combat in Viet Nam to 401 since December 1961. The two planes were both from the 7th Fleet carrier Mid- way. They were lost in an at- tack on a radar installation on the coast about 70 miles south of Hanoi. Plunges Into Sea An A4 Skyhawk with one pilot The aboard plunged into the sea Rebekah Lodge about a mile off the coast No Golden North RebeKah j parachute was observed Lodge will hold a plant sale at, A few minutes later a' second Plumbers' Stalemate Continues Striking Fairbanks area plumbers have voted to re- scind their "no-contract-no- work" status. However, the Mechani- cal Contractors of Fair- banks, Inc.. has still taken no definite action to recall the workers. Lee Padgett, business manag- Rr of the Plumbers and Steam- fitters Local 375 said that the union had voted to rescind their no-work status. He said the con- tractors did not comply and union members are still waiting official action from the contrac- tors. Padgett said that any state- ment should be made jointly by the union and the contractors. It was made clear by both parties that no union contract has been drawn up or is one seen in the immediate future. Meantime, the Mechanical Contractors of Fairbanks Ihrough their president Don C. Chandler have told the local that ;hey want a guarantee that .here will be no further strike or work stoppage until agreement is reached by both parties or before Dec. 31, which- ever is sooner. Chandler's letter reads: June 2, 1065 Dear Sir: "At a meeting of the Mechan- 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foodland. plane a modified Al Skyraid- ical Contractors of Fairbanks, 236 Feared Dead In Mine Disaster TOKYO (AP) A total of 236 men are feared dead in Japan's second worst postwar coal- mine disaster. Rescue workers recovered 219 bodies from the Yamano mine, on Kyushu Island, where a gas explosion occurred nearly feet underground Tuesday. Police said hope was virtually er with four crewmen aboard i Inc., held June 1, 1965, the fol- was hit and crashed about half lowing offer was unanimously a mile inland, a military passed. The Mechanical Con- spokesman said. It had been di- tractors collective bargaining verted to the area to search for I representative is anxious tha: the plane downed at sea. I there be no work stoppage dur- There was no report of results of the raid on the radar installa- tion. It was the heaviest loss of American air crews since the raids on North Viet Nam began in February. In other strikes against North Viet Nam today: Five Skyraiders from the abandoned for 17 other miners j Midway reported knocking believed buried under piles of; down a span of a bridge aboul coal and rock. Of the 552 miners 65 miles south of Vinh. with carbon ing and other employes working in Four Skyhawks from the Mid- the pits when the explosion oc-lway reported destroying two curred, 316 escaped. Thirty-nine 1 boxcars, battering the approach were hospitalized, most of them [to a concrete bridge and dam- monoxide poison- j aging a wooden bridge 55 miles south of Thanh Hoa. Four Thunderchiefs destroyed a ferry landing and a barge and (Continued on Page 3, Cot. 5) A GOP Asks For Summit WASHINGTON (AP) Re- publicans called today for a free world conference on Viet Nam and announced they are sending a team of congressmen to find out what is wrong with the North Atlantic Treaty Organiza- tion. At the same time, House He- publicans declared they have moved to Implement 45 of the pledges made by the GOP plat- form. The broadside of GOP policy statements, plans and proposals came from the Republican Co- ordinating Committee and from the House Republican Confer- policymakers avoided advocating the use of nuclear weapons in urging President Johnson to employ "whatever measures are necessary" to win the war in Viet Nam. The GOP Policy Coordinat- ing Committee said in a state- ment made available at a news conference that Johnson should call a conference of "such na- tions as will join us" in battling communism in Viet Nam. June 2. Considerable cloud- iness with occasional show- ers or possible thunder show- ers this afternoon through early evening. Partly cloudy tonight with increasing high cloudiness Thursday. Low to- night 40; high Thursday 64; low last night 39; high yes- terday 54. Temperature at 11 a.m. S3. Sunrise Thursday a.m., sunset p.m. for total of 20 hours and 45 minutes of sunlight and a gain of six minutes. Weather Elsewhere Seattle, clear, 71; Juneau, rain, 52; Barrow, cloudy, 26; Anchorage, partly cloudy, 57; Kotzebue, partly cloudy, 58; Cordova, partly cloudy, 46. ence. GOP ing this construction season. The offer of Local 375 to con- tinue work pending negotiations offers no guarantee that the union will not, at its most fa- vorable opportunity, rescind its offer to work and strike or stop work. "In an effort to assure a con- struction year without work stoppage, the Mechanical Con- tractors of Fairbanks, Inc., are prepared to resume work, pro- vided that Local 375 will guar- antee in writing that its mem- bers will not strike or stop work until agreement is reach- ed or before Dec. 31, 1965, whichever is sooner, and that any agreement finally reached will not contain provisions for retroactive pay or fringe bene- fits." Leaves for Talks BELGRADE (AP) Presi- dent Tito left Tuesday for talks with Communist leaders in Czechoslovakia and East Ger- many which are expected to center on the rift between Mos- cow and Peking. Dominican Junta Wants Elections Request Comes as Marines Leaving Caribbean Nation SANTO DOMINGO, Do- minican Republic (AP) The Dominican junta pro- posed Tuesday night that elections supervised by the Organization of American States be held as soon as possible in this divided Caribbean nation. The junta said all "demo- cratic parties recognized by the Central Electoral Board" should be allowed to participate in the election. This presumably would include the Dominican Revolu- tionary party of exiled ex-Presi- dent Juan Bosch in whose name the rebellion was launched April 25. Following the President's art nouncement that more U.S. Marines were being with- drawn from Santo Domingo, helicopters began flying them to U.S. naval vessels offshore. Their departure reduces the U.S. contingent to Marines and paratroopers serving with Latin-American troops in the inter-American peace force. About other Marines and paratroops had been pulled out previously. The rebel chief, Col. Francisco Caamano Deno, told newsmen Sunday the quick- er American forces left, the sooner the Dominican crisis would be settled. Rebel forces captured three U.S. paratroopers Tuesday after they strayed into the rebel stronghold in downtown Santo Domingo. Caamano personally released them 3V4 hours later to a commission of the United Na- tions and the OAS. Caamano expressed hope his troops would receive a good treatment if they are captured. The paratroopers were identi- TAKES OATH Wallis C. Droz officially became City Manager of Fairbanks last night when he was sworn in by the deputy city clerk, Mrs. Helen O. Finch. Normally, the city manager is sworn in by the city clerk, but in this case Droz holds both posts. Droz, who has been acting city manager Fishermen Call for Boycott of Goods From Japan as Controversy Continues SEATTLE (AP) A boycott i and spreading he of all goods shipped to the Unit- ed States by Japan for sale was :alled Tuesday by the Congress of American Fishermen. W. G. Saletic, president of the fied as 2nd Lt. Alvin R. Gelb of CA.F, said "The Japanese have Scranton, Pa., and Pfcs. Anto- nio Hernandez of San Anionio, Tex., and Dennis Eppers of Ke- nosha, Wis. "We made a wrong turn and next thing we knew we were in the middle of what I thought were Dominican Gelb said. "But it turned out they weren't, okay." We were treated Despite opposition to General Jose A. Mora from both the reb- els and the junta, he announced Tuesday night that he had won agreement from both sides on neutralization of the National Palace and collection of gar- bage in rebel territory. Carla Wins Costume Award, Edged Out for Semi-finals MIAMI BEACH, Fla. UP) Dark-haired Carla Sullivan of Fairbanks nearly made it to the semi-finals of the Miss U.S.A. pageant here Tuesday night. The attractive college student who holds the Miss Alaska title captivated the judges with her colorful Alaskan costume and she won the best state costume category. When the results were tallied by the panel of judges, Carla placed 16th among the 80 girls jarticipating. Fifteen girls ad- vanced to the semi-finals and will compete Friday for the crown and the right to repre- sent the United States in the Miss Universe contest in July. Carla was nudged out by only one position but not making it High School. to the semi-finals did not disap- point her. "It's been a wonderful e x perience for me and everyone has been so she said, adding that she was cer- tain that just as she learned more about her fellow Ameri- cans and their respective states, they learned more about Alaska. "I've been inviting everyone to come to Alaska for the Cen- tennial in 1967 and I'll go on inviting everyone for it's going to be she said. Carla is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Sullivan of Fair- view Manor. She is a sopho- more at the University of Alas- ka and a graduate of Monroe entered the disputed (North Pa- cific) area, and we must assume they are taking Bristol Bay salmon." The CAF had threatened earli- er to put the boycott into effect if Japanese fishing fleets started taking Alaska red salmon in the North Pacific from June 1 through June 20. These three weeks are consid-1 ered by U.S. fishermen to be a critical time in the life cycle of! salmon spawned in streams j which enter Alaska's Bristol Bay. The fish are now beginning runs back to spawning grounds! around Bristol Bay after min- gling with Asiatic salmon on the high seas. Saletic said, "We are proceed- ing with previously adopted but he declined to give details of the boycott. "The campaign will be imple- mented on a market-to-market basis, starting on the West Coast said. "Organized labor, trade asso- ciations and other interested grorps will assist through the distribution of material and at- tention to details in their parti- cular markets'" he concluded. The Japanese have admitted their fleets left for the North Pacific several days ago. They said, however, their plans were not running counter to the treaty and would not endanger Bristol Bay salmon stocks. Rep. Thomas Pelly, R-Wash., White Ready to Waltz In Wild Blue Yonder Preflight Countdown Begins Today With Propellent Loading Set Tonight For History-making Space Rendezvous CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) The man who will float alone in the heavens Thursday, and his space buddy who will pilot him there, started the last day before flight today with good news and great expecta- tions. Command pilot James A. McDivitt said: "We've got a good spacecraft, and it looks like we're going to have a good mission. We're ready." Blastoff is scheduled for 9 a.m. EST. "We" are McDivitt and fellow Air Force Maj. Edward H. White II the man who will: step out of the Gemini 4 space- craft and waltz in weightless-! ness on their second orbit of the j earth. There was the chance, that these two rookie American i astronauts would get close; SEATTLE (AP) Anew enough to their booster rocket I Seattle-Alaska air route pattern on their maneuvering early in effect today but it left bits to enable White to touch days of difficulties for pas- booster during his weightless sengers and carriers alike in its walk. j wake Nothing Holy I Flight plans had to be The space agency had said; changed. Hundreds of passen- earlier that they might get as gers were inconvenienced. Addi- close as 20 feet to the booster, tional charges had to be collect- But mission director Christo-'ed from many travelers, pher C. Kraft said that "there is! The changeover for the car- nothing holy about 20 feet." iriers. ordered by the Civil Aer- Would the mission last four1 onautics Board "late in March sajdlwas to go into effect last Fri- that the decision would be madejday. That 
                            

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