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   Port Angeles Evening News (Newspaper) - August 1, 1969, Port Angeles, Washington                                A visitors guide f o fhe Peninsula Jean Fairchild Or ELL they call most tourist named ours as honestly as we laughs Darrell CJeam who with her husband and Bill and Louise operates the Port Angeles Tourist I suppose shes Anyplace that offers everything from Snoopy to nuts ranks as some kind of snare for the tourist bent on spending his vacation dollars for souvenirs and other touristic In that we explored the which has been in business just over a year since June and going so strong that it cant even keep up with the demand for MV Coho Located adjacent to the Greyhound Bus depot and at the ferry the Tourist Trap suffers a steady stream of visitors seeking tour Information Into Canada and around the We make reservations for them in torla and furnish brochures on whatever they might be Interested Fairchild In the they can browse among one of the citys finest selections of can including imports and domestics which range from ll centers up to ornate handcarved bees wax Jobs guaranteed to separate a few dollars from an eager there are Critters from MoM tapers all scented or unscented pillars and even Alaskan Bllllkin candles for good Thats the little figure Es kimos usually carved from ivory and presented to friends for good the Trap features Hegg Heggs local fish products as well as imported can and Norwegian NORWE GIAN WHIPS Plus Cookie hippie and a myriad of goods from the Far North and The selection ranges on and is design ed to attract the attention of visitors from all over the world and the United States who are forming the areas reported million a year tourist One for wander among a full selection of Snoopy and his Charlie Brown and or buy a Japanese mamasan or stock up on modstyled We sighs Fair trying to help the tourist leave a little of his money sometimes they grumble about our but we tell them they were warned this was a trap before they came In she adds with a A most recent addition to the Trap has been a version of the traditional Indian designed to serve ly as an information of enticing souven irs are beginning to share wall spots with brochures and pictures of Peninsula and Canadian Some of the hottest Items in the store are 8 by 10 oil painted area scenes by and Walter Fairchild Another favorite Is the Traps exclusive Helen Boyd pottery from Probably a highlight of the Tourist Trap Is that It is one of the few remaining places left In the country where you can still get a nickel cup of We do it as a Louise BrouiUard We are all that crazy echoed They say they thoroughly enjoy their that it has taught them to appreciate this countrys freedom after talk Ing to foreign visitors and to appreciate the friendly com munity Port Angeles They recall with glee humorous exchanges with some Like the Japanese giggles Louise they seldom understand our I name the price of an Item and add plus When I say tax they usually turn to each other and laugh and I guess they think I mean Or how about the guy who came in here by accident looking for the Salvation reminded We talked for quite a while before I realized what he I thought he was trying to order a television And so it goes at the Tourist Smiles and giggles Louise BrouiUard Tourist Trap Information Center and pleasant nonsense from behind the Navajo Jewelry coun the shells and The pleasant tinkle of wind chimes from the Orient Intermingles daily with the drop of coins into the cash register as the visitor is relieved of some of his burdensome Care to be trapped Prowlers in fhe pork REMINDER TO PARK VISITORS Car prowling is tlnulng In Olympic National Park campgrounds with the latest incidents reported at Ka la Assistant Chief er Don Brown said The thieves have been centrating on and have even relocked vehicles er rifling the Campground users are cautioned to lock keep valuables out of preferably in a locked trunk by all dont leave Purses lying around in open The thieves also have been reported operating in private Brown The Customs answer man If I receive a gift from a friend while in must I declare U upon my return to the United States Anything acquired in another whether by purchase or must be declared to customs upon your return to the United States if it accompanies Have you a customs question Write Customs Answer Port Director of Port 4 The ferry schedules MV PORT ANGELES TO VICTORIA Leave Port Angeles 8 Leave Victoria 6 PRINCESS SEATTLE PORT ANGELES RETURN Leave arrive leave arrive Port leave Port arrive leave arrive f COMMENT OF THE WEEK It has to be from my Ger man Hansi visiting the United States lor th 2 first I asked her if the Olympic Peninsula really impressed her with Us after a lifetime of having European splendor at her You she replied as only a motherinlaw this is paradisel Footpaths and additional Information on page 10 August 1969 Port AnoeleiJTvenmg Neuis JVui 98th Issue of 54th Year 10 Pages 10 Cents Two more exposed to moon dust SPACE Houston AP Two men were exposed to moon dust late Thursday night when a glove extending into a vacuum chamber broke at Americas lunar quarantine officials said The Ronald Buffum and George were forced to shower and place them selves in quarantine with the three Apollo 11 Officials said Buffum was working in the glove when it sprang a causing a high rush of air into the vacuum Buffum required the help of Williams to remove his they got his hand out and sealed the chamber to fur ther air They went to shower for more than two hours while officials decided If they had possibly been It was decided they had and the pair were placed in quaran tine with the Apollo 11 astro nauts at about Officials said blood samples have been taken from the two men and they have undergone extensive medical examinations by a doctor in the crew quaran tine William chief of the preventatlve medicine branch at the Manned Space craft said Buffum suf fered a slight bruise on his right arm from the force of air ex caping into the vacuum cham Officials said it was unknown how much degredation two sam ples of lunar material in the va cuum chamber With the addition of Buffum and the population in the crew quarantine area in creased to officials said tlio spacecraft Columbia and three astronauts who flew it to the moon and back were the Apollo 11 com mand was moved into the crew quarantine area Thurs day night and Edwin Aldrin and Michael Collins visited Youth lauded for action in Tacoma fires TACOMA AP Prompt ac tion by a 12yearold boy who calmly took over in the face of danger probably saved the wa terfront community of Salmon Beach here from destruction Thursday in a fire that for a while threatened to sweep through some 78 sum Tier resU Five homes burned down be fore fire apparatus from two Tacoma Fire Department com panies and three fire boats brought the flames under con The Jon son of and William was with his grandmother and a younger 6yearold when the fire broke out on the roof of their Salmon Beach cot We heard something in the attic that sounded like rocks falling he recalled after The young boy opened a small trap door to the attic from in side the twobedroom home but was forced back immediately by billowing clouds of He immediately told his Charlotte to call the fire depart and taking an made his to the roof out side the house in an attempt to get to the A Ken joined him but the two were shortly forced to retreat as the flames gained In the Jon had yelled to his grandmother and sister to leave the house be fore arrival of had lowered a boat from a wharf on which the home It was the only thing saved from the Hardy Fire apparatus from three Ta coma fire department compa nies answered the alarm but a steep cliff leading down to the waterfront community blocked efforts of firemen to run hoses to the Fireboats trolled the Friday fire officials blamed the fire on sparks of undeter mined Nixon will go next to Romania Pakistan AP President Nixon arrived In Pak istan today and began talks with President Yahya Khan which Nixon hoped would bol ster relations with the onetime close ally of the United Bringing the Asian portion of their roundtheworld tour to a Nixon and his wife ar rived from India In 100degree But most of their 21hour stay was to be spent in the spa air conditioned old Gover nors House that the British Nixon mnt along with Yahya at Governors House for an hour and 40 Then they were joined by their aidjs for a fur ther 20 minutes of Sources said the tha talks were touching the topics of Asian security follow Lull i GARAGE Port Angeles Fire Department today was reported investi gating a fire set in this garage Thursday at the residence of Larry 627 9th which completely destroyed the structure causing an estimated loss of News photo by John Rogstad appointed to school board Ronald 33year old technical superintendent at ITT was appointed to the Port Angeles School Dis trict Board of Directors during a special meeting Thursday By a unanimous the oth er four members of the board approved his appointment to fill the vacancy created by the res ignation of Arthur Wen del in ROGSTAD LIVES AT 323 Whid by He is tho father of four RON ROGSTAD children and a member of the Citizens Advisory Committee for He is a member of the Lions Club and has coach ed a Little League baseball team for a number of In making the announcement of Rogstads Board President Les Roline said The board felt it should get some one closer to the He al so noted Rogstad was a steady ing influence in a lot of our meetings with the citizens He added The board felt there should be one ap pointment from the citizens AFTER TAKING HIS seat with the Rogstad said I ap preciate your trust I do feel I know what the problems are and Ill do my best to give the community what it He plans to file for the po sition when school election fil ings open in the Rogstads appointment follow ed informal Interviews by the school board of all four appli cants for the BOARD MEMBER ROBERT Boyd said Id like to urge these people who applied for City filings City Council incumbent Don aid Bettger filed Thursday for his assigned Positon Carleton 117 Fourth has filed for Position Almost the last straw AP Tt last straw for Vakser McKinney of In 19G2V he wrote a letter to a newspaper saying he would eat an old straw hat If man ever landed on the moon and re turned Sormvine dug out a copy of the letter last week following the splashdown of the Apollo 11 and reminded McKinney of his True to his lie bit into the hat when asked if lie really ate all of he replied Ive got a goodly por tion of It but I guess I man aged o get down a few the board to file for positions in The positions of Jean who expects to re sign Al James and the latest appointee are up for elec tion in the WALTER Port An geles representative on the new ly formed intermediate school told the board of his attempt to have the interme diate headquarters set up at Port Because a majority of mem bers of the Intermediate board are from Kltsap Scott lost on his move and the of fice remains at Port The new Intermediate dls tricts were formed last month under a state law to replace the present county school superln tendents offices by CLALLAM COUNTY Is in In termediate District 114 which includes Jefferson Kit sap County and part of Mason Because board mem bers were chosen on the Uisls of Kltsap County has the largest representation on the The school boards in CLillam County opposed the establish ment of the Intermediate orflco at Port Orchard because of the distance especially for the West End school homes report coming Mobile home a new mode of Is gaining in pop ularity throughout the Two pagfs in Sundays Evening News will provide a lrok at It in tills m Vietnam goes on SAIGON AP The allied commands today reported scat tered small clashes in various parts of Vietnam and a total of 128 enemy troops killed as the battlefield lull continued in its seventh The heaviest action was re ported by South Vietnamese forces who claimed 77 Viet Cong killed in two days of fighting 110 miles southwest of near the provincial capital of Rach Oilier government troops re ported 20 of the enemy killed in a fight in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu and 13 in Long An province 20 miles southwest of The Command said Us forces killed 18 includ ing six killed in a Marine ambush of a patrol near the de militarized zone seven killed by a helicopter gunship after they fired on the helicopter 30 miles northwest of and five killed by 9th Infantry Dlvi slon troops about 30 miles south of Six Marines were wounded in the The allied commands also re ported 11 enemy shelling at tacks between 8 Thursday and 8 Friday but said only two of them caused damage or Two wounded Ameri cans were among the The Command also re vised its published figures on the number of helicopters lost in the raising the total to It said of these were shot ing Americas withdrawal from recommencement of arms supplies to Pakistan and possible American econom ic Pakistans tense relations with India were also believed to have been At a sweltering airport cere loth Nixon and Yahya referred to the shift since the days when America and Paki stan were close partners In the antKommunlst southern tier across Asia that John Foster Dulles put With the United States bogged down In Vietnam and showing a marked antipathy toward par ticipation In any more Asian Pakistan has recently been cultivating relations with Communist her big north ern Yahya recalled Nixons visit as vice president In 1953 and said That was the beginning of a new era of cooperation and mu tual collaboration between our two The pattern of our relations has changed som what since but there is no diminution in our mutual regard I am happy to hi your countrys Interest in Pakistans Nixon In reply referred to some strains In our relations over the years and said we want to do on this visit is to restore a friendship based on the mutual trust which is so essential to good relations between two Crowds along the fivemile route from the airport to the Governors House waved flags and but the Intense heat reduced the The crowd was considerably less than the throng that greeted John Kennedy when she visited in Nixon halted the motorcade to walk through a group ol weaving male With the swagger sticked Yahya in Nixon plunged into the waiting smiling and shaking As Nixon and Yahya began their the visiting chief of state said in a statement that he looked forward to our sharing in candor our respective assess ments of our national interests and Informing each other of our Nixon said he wanted to reaf firm a basic feeling of friend ship and respect between the United States and Pakistan that he said has survived both good times and difficult He pledged that the United States will continue to give strong encouragement to Asian development but he Asian hands must shape the Asian Oil firm to pay sewer damages The ritys yearlong effort ap pears germinating for bursement of damages In citys construction of the Interceptor sewer through oil soaked soil of Turnwater and Marine Shell Oil Company has nounced it will pay a third of the damages the city alleges was the result of oil line leakage across Marine Drive by Richfield and Standard oil In a letter written to John Public Works Direc Shells District Manager Heine said Although Shells extensive investigation of this matter has failed to establish our liability for your we are not unaware of the expense and dis traction from our normal busi ness concerns which would be Involved If litigation were to arise out of this Nor are we unaware of the bad regardless ofnon which would be asso ciated with our opposing a claim made by the city for its zens and Shell agreed to payment of a portion of the damages condi tioned on a release form all claims arising from the leged It also recommended the city pursue a similar settlement from Richfield and to whose alleged possible liabil Ity Shell has no information or Income tax reform All but very rich may get break WASHINGTON AP Hav ing completed a billion ening of the Internal Revenue House tax reformers de clared a tax relief dividend for all but the very Specialists for the House Ways and Means forecast Thursday that by 1975 the reforms drafted by the pan el would balance out with about billion in new revenue and a like amount in tax The first and biggest benefici aries would be those at the low end of the income by 1972 all but the richest taxpay with yearly incomes over look for at least a 5 per cent the com mittee The by one member as bigger than a msil order scheduled for House debate starting next On the benefit side are gener al rate reductions in 1971 and 1972 special allowances to take some 2 million poor families the tax rolls and tax cuts ranging up to C3 per cent In ths lowest The standard used by those who do not itemize would go up by 1972 from the present 10 per ce to 15 cent with a There are provisions to aid widows and widowers with chil dren and single persons 35 or older who maintain The maximum rats on earned income would go down from 70 to 50 per in the very highest brackets the reduction might be offset by crackdowns on tax The biggest single revenue raiser is repeal of the 7per cent investment credit on business outlays for worth ul timately Perhaps more eye is a slash in the oil and gas depletion allowance from to 20 per panied by trimmings in other tax preferences available to the petroleum A minimuir income tax was devised for persons who might despite the paring of sep arate tax hava more than half their income sheltered from the tax Foundations would be taxed for the first psi cent of their investment More than a score of other provisions affect capital real estate farm the unrelated business inom5 of churches aud other hitherto preferred Art Fisher of SunLand Ing to identify twoInch black beetle he caught in jar Of fice staff diving Into box of green apples brought by worker from her tree ren Ballard sharing his catch of trout Dorothy Baker re pairing elephant figurine so it can now depart   

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