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   Port Angeles Evening News (Newspaper) - March 13, 1969, Port Angeles, Washington                                art An March 1969 29tst Issue of 53rd Year 14 Pages 10 Cents Airport may be renamed to honor William Fairchild Clallam County Airport may be renamed Fallchild Interna tional Airport If a plan of the Port of Port Angeles comes to The board of commissioners Wednesday commented on re quests to name the airport In honor of the late William Fair who died with nine others In an airplane crash last Fatrchlld was owneroperator of Angeles Flying service and manager of the airport for the Port Manager Thomas said he Is working with Lloyd Meeds to have Port An geles designated as an official port of The largest snag at present is with the Customs De Persons arriving here by airplane or small boat from a foreign country before 5 Monday through Friday can receive clearance without If they ar rive after 5 or on week they may be charged an overtime We think along the same lines as many said Chairman Fred we will consider naming the airport in honor of Falrchild who made the airport the suc cess it Is The board has received a let ter from the Clallam County Commissioners requesting the name Demolition of the old Clallam Grain Building at the Black Ball dock Is underway to make room for more Project En gineer Jerry Hendrlcks report ed on salvage of sections of the building to be used at the air By providing for more cars will not have to line up on Railroad Avenue to wait for the ferry Cocho during peak travel time In the The west end of the boat haven may be equipped with fire protection lines in the veCy near future as the result of the board direction to Hendrlcks to prepare a comprehensive plan to the float arrangement for the April The subject has been brought up before but the board has de layed action on the fire lines to see how moorage can be ex Hendrlcks said it may be more than a year before any expansion Is If fire lines were Installed he it would be no problem to move the floats to make room for ad ditional PHOTOGRAPHER WONT GIVE UP HIS FILMJoe a photographer for the Los Angeles wont give up his camera or his film as he is pummeled outside Los Angeles City College today during a disturbance at the Messinger said some of the people he photographed chased him off the campus and attempted to take away the exposed filnuAP Apollo 9 blazes down to target ABOARD USS NAL AP Climaxing a day space flight that qualified all Apollo hardware for voyages to the the Apollo 9 astro nauts blazed back to earth to day and parachuted to a pin point landing In the Atlantic Ocean within sight of the recov ery ship Air Force James McDlvltt and David Scott and civilian Russell Schwelckart rode their 6V2 ton spaceship to a splashdown in gentle seas just three miles from this helicopter carrier sta tioned 300 miles north of Puerto They touched down at ending a significant mission that advanced the Unit ed States a major step toward an historic landing two men on the moon In The pinpoint landing was a fit ting climax for a flight that had been perfect all the Television relayed through a communications sat enabled millions of Amer icans to share the triumph of their newest space heroes on their successful return to Viewers had a ringside seat as cameras focused in on the Apollo 9 floating down from dangling under three 83 foot orange and white para Hundreds of wearing dress lined the deck of the Guadalcanal to watch the stir ring A loud cheer erupted here and in Mission Control Center in Houston as the ship hit the Helicopters had spotted the astronauts several minues be fore they landed and were hov ering overhead when Apollo 9 dropped into the Within Navy frog men leaped from the Recovery 3 helicopter piloted by George Rankln Bethes The swimmers attached flota tlon collars to the bobbing spaceship and plugged in a tele phone to talk with the The helicopter reported spacecraft was slightly scarred but rather Apollo 9 was a space mission with two distinct During five actlonpacked days at the start the pilots Proved the flight worthiness of the lunar or Including a tricky ren dezvous and a space walk by The last five days were lei surely as Scott and Schwelckart stayed aloft to Accidents claim four victims By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Early morning accidents claimed three lives In ton Thursday and a fourth per son was killed in an accident raising the states 1969 traffic death toll to Accidents took 140 lives in a similar period last Jack Brem was killed just after mid night when the car in which he was riding ran into a ditch and overturned a mile north of The driver of the Michael was treated at a hospital and Gerald died In a similar accident less than a half four later in Grays Harbor State Police said he died when the car in which he was a passenger failed to negotiate a rolled over and came to rest in a field along side a county road miles west of David ton was killed just after 2 Thursday when the car he was driving ran off Interstate 5 and struck an unoccupied truck miles north of He was alone in the An Spokane Com munity College Carol Kay Larson of died in a hospital Wednesday night after the car in which she was riding was involved in a twocar crash In prove the durability of the mand Asa Apollo 9 Is the last manned earth orbit flight planned by the United States un til late when a small threeman space station will be The entire effort until then will be devoted to moon orbit and moon landing From liftoff to the Apollo 9 mission lasted 10 days 1 hour 53 It was extended an extra orbit 97 avoid a landing in storm tossed seas in the original splashdown area southwest of The space triplets started their return to earth at EST by firing a blast from their spaceship engine280 miles above the Pacific It slowed their mile an hour speed by 350 miles and enabled earths gravity to take hold and tug them out of The burn looks mighty Scott commented after the second It felt Searing heat of degrees Fahrenheit blistered the craft on Its downhill but the temperature in the heatshleld Protected cabin remained a comfortable 70 Before hitting the atmos the astronauts jettisoned a service module attached to the The shedding of this equipment which contained the reduced Apollo 9s weight from about to During the fastest part of radio communi cations were cut off from the craft for about four minutes by a buildup of electrified gases around the heat At feet the three main chutes blossomed and Apollo 9 floated gently downward into the traveling at a com parative snails pace of 22 In the family SOAP AP Police Chief BUI Champion spot ted a car parked on the wrong side of the street from the grade school Wednesday whipped out his book and wrote a The car belonged to his a visv por Aiuieles I u ennui Nevus W yiSV m OPEN HQUSi Visjtprs will see how P newspaper is pyt together dgring a ppen hoyse which will be held March from 6 to 9 Shown is one gf tbrf iitgjoer en tfef bjyilding at 305 r Syenirjg News 2 men injured in crash James of Chlmacum and Klock of Port were in jured Wednesday evening when their vehicles collided 14 miles south of Port Townsend on the Oak Bay The State Patrol said Hirs chel suffered chest and back In bruises and patrolmen Hlrschel was taken to John Hospital In Port Townsend where his condition was listed as sat isfactory this Hirschels 1965 pickup truck received moderate damage and Klockers 1967 sedan was de according to the pa Port Angeles police invest gated a accident Wed nesday afternoon at the intersec tion of First and Lincoln Police reports indicate a log truck driven by Alan of 111 10th Port An geles and John of 917 13th Port col lided as both vehicles were eastbound on First The 1957 log truck driven by Jack was not damaged and 1968 station wagon driven by Bear received minor damage according to Business officials to visit Robert loan of and Ferd man agement assistance both from the Seattle regional office of the Small Business will be in PortAn geles next Thursday to talk with local businessmen interested in financial assistance or other matters of financial Armour and Herpers will be available for Interviews be tween 10 and in the Farmers Home tlon Room 206 Lincoln Appointments are not Shipped in Alaska AP Seven polar bears have been airlifted to this northernmost tip of Alaska to take part in a mov The semi tame bears were brought from Europe for the which is as yet un Flies in SAN FRANCISCO AP Madame Chiang Kaishek flew here Wednesday to attend me morial services for her brother Soong of nearby chairman of the Bank of died 38 in Hong The funeral is A National China Air Force plane flew Madanae Chiang fronj For Civil Defense conducts government drill Forest ranger promising and delivering good weather Betty Hawkes testing club women on generation gap In mens hair styles Coun ty and city officials putting heads together on Civil De fense exercises Man in bright red shirt driving bright green open sport If Clallam County is ever hit by a nuclear local gov ernment officials will know what to do and how to react to prob lems through experience gained today during a Civil Defense The drill was tailored to Clal lam County and its environment by the University of An Emergency Operations Center EOC was set up in the Elks Temple basement and equipped to simulate actual con ditions which would prevail dur ing any major Facili ties at Camp Hayden near Cres cent Beach would be manned by state During an actual the Clallam County Board of Commissioners and the citys Invitation speech AP Averell who formerly headed the dele gallon to the Paris peace will address an invitation only audience after a meeting of the directors of the Truman Library Institute March mayor would be in charge of their respective The center was manned by city and county government officials when a pretend bomb exploded four miles northwest of Sappho at In one room of the simulators fed problems to those involved in the test such as reports of major damage in the Forks trouble in requests and roads equipment If the responsible department could not solve a the decision had to be made by the executive Clallam County is the six teenth county in the state to participate In the universitys drill which is operated through a federal Innocent plea filed Leo of Seattle has pleaded innocent in King County Superior Court to a charge of second degree murder In the shoot ing death of Nathanial a 1963 graduate of Sequlm High Williams was shot 9 in A King County coroners jury heard testimony recently that Williams attempted to disarm Carll during a fight in the silver Cup 1222 Jackson Williams attended grade school to the ninth grade in Port then went to Sequlm High While in high Williams played football and basket He was a member of the lettermans participated In the allschool and was the Future Homemakers Club Williams body was buried in NURSES AT OLYMPIC MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OPERATE NEW CAST CUTTER AND SPREADER Nurses Doris Sheila Fredericks gnd Laico with patient Teresa Evening News Laico casts off ByGRACECHARNELL One of the final annoyances about having a broken leg is the job of getting the cast Andrew Laico has done something to make the job eas Hes invented a cast spread er and breaker which a nurse can operate with little effort and without pressure on the pa chief surgeon at Olympic Memorial re ceived a patent on his device He filed for the patent In 1967 after working for more than three years on the The patent was granted on the third a refinement of two previous designs made by local men from Laicos pat The nurses at the hospital said the instrument has made the pesky job of removing a plaster cast simple and Before removing the a nurse scores the plaster with a vibrating disc the length of the The spreaderdivider Inserted at the end of the dentation made by the vibrator and is moved up the length of the opening It for The physician also used the Instrument in his office and found it worked flawlessly with no servicing the past two As soon as the notice of Laicos Invention appeared In the National Patent he began getting calls from In terested manufacturing So far he has made no plans for the business end of handling the he Laico received his medl cal degree at Georgetown Uni in He practiced specializing In In the East before coming to Port geles In A staff member of the pic Memorial Hospital since he has bees chief of gery there Intermittently since Laico said he is proud of his status as honorary chief the Makah received recognition of his sMllfyl ling of a most difficult He also has the Broass Star raeOal forservice t Air Force flett boipltals LD   

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