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Fairbanks Daily News Miner (Newspaper) - August 13, 1980, Fairbanks, Alaska
Vol. Xxviii no. 191 Irba Dai Fly mews Miner Quot America s farthest North daily newspaper Quot to a 1980 Fairbanks publishing co. Fairbanks Alaska wednesday August 13,1980 30� per copy in Fairbanks 40 pages artist Trina Schart Hyman who is completing Bill Berry a mural at Noel Wien Library has added some details including Berry himself. Story Page 9. Fairbanks alaskans Economy is on up upswing. Page 3 Alaska Midnight Sun broadcasters plan to sell two stations. Page to the nation severe heat depletes water supplies in Arkansas. Page 22 the world Tass demands authorities allow soviet boy and sister to return. Page 32 sports Ronny Roberson wins Golden heart too. Page 17 local youths to leave for Arco Jesse Owens game finals. Page 17 Fidrych impressive in comeback bid. Page 18 opinions lets support the Energy efficient Alaska Railroad. Guest opinion Page 4 and More. Alaska , Loann Landers. 33 business. To Celia Hinter to comics. 33 classified ads.34-3� crossword puzzle.33 editorials and comment.4 entertainment. To Fairbanks news .3,10 foreign news .31-32 horoscope.33 pm Boyd. 33 National news. Is 22-34, As-28,34 Northern life.0 outdoors. 19 police Roundup to sports.17-18 stocks. 7 youth.,. 29 forecast rain area Lorn a on Adonai ram and much note through thursday soul a a kinds in to is Mph through this evening High today and thursday a bout us and to ton a Hirn the upper to. The Outlook for Friday a a Cloudy and Coni a a Tome rain Likely at it a in Loday the temperature a Aisi under Cloudy a Kiev Aith Light ran the a my was Nam the a oath West at id , and the barometer read it is and was to 1 it slowly tuesday s High temperature a As Salt new record High and the overnight Low was Ai the record High temperature or this Date 1� a vet in list and or record Low 1� i set in ims Sunrise thursday a ill be at t a am and Sunset at % to pm. Or a total of la hours �2 minutes of Daylight a lews of six minutes from today weather elsewhere Page 2 a act a a parly first our Economy wont allow me to party at All a platform fight splitting up democrats party is first say alaskans by Laurie Hollman news Miner Bureau new York Alaska democrats tuesday night unanimously endorsed the equal rights amendment gave thumbs up to Federal financing for abortion and cheered the economic planks proposed by Massachusetts sen. Ted Kennedy. Having made a stand on the Alaska lands Issue monday that has a flavor similar to that of the republicans the Alaska democrats made peace with their own party tuesday. A we might not agree with Jimmy Carter on Alaska lands Quot said an chorale Delegate Leonard Kelley a but we re All Juneau alternate Joe Geldhof agreed a we All think d-2 is the biggest thing in the world it Isnit. There Are other tuesdays session began with delegates and lobbyists clogging the aisles for series of last minute caucuses it ended with Mary Mckinnon a Stalwart Kennedy supporter from Anchorage in tears As she watched her candidate speak Quot i figure this could have been his acceptance speech Quot she sniffled the delegation voted unanimously in favor of the Plank supporting the equal rights amendment after securing approval from one hold out. Kelley. At their convention. Republicans adopted a Plank that did not endorse the equal rights amendment claiming it was a matter for states to take up by a vote of 4 8 to 6.2, the Alaska delegation joined other delegates in voting Down a Plank that would have endorsed National health insurance. The Plank was sought by Kennedy and supported by his proponents in the Alaska delegation including Andy Ebona of Juneau and an choral Sites Helene Hennings and Mckinnon. Quot in be lived under Federal health care All my life and ifs been Good to me Quot joked William Hensley an Anchorage member of the democratic National committee but Kelley disagreed. Quot you can to get behind the Federal governments Donkey without being dumped in the next. The alaskans decided 9 79 to i 29 in favor of Federal funding for abortions. Again the democrats took a different stand than did Alaska republicans whose platform endorses a constitutional ban on abortions with Kennedy a three economic planks for wage and Price controls a ban on legislative or executive actions that engender High interest rates and a $12 billion jobs program on the roster Madison Square Garden began to Rock pulse Hoot and howl As delegates took to the floor. Carter and Kennedy floor managers converged on the convention Hall and delegates jammed the aisles Quot this is said Kennedy state chairman Dave Giersdorf As see alaskans Page 3 Arter expected to stand by own economic policy Kennedy up front sen. Edward Kennedy Waves from the podium of Madison Square Garden in new York tuesday night As his wife Joan stands with him following his address to the democratic convention. A wire photo new York of it president Carter his democratic presidential nomination tarnished by dissent acknowledged Adverse Odds today but said he is confident the party will unite and a we will Btu victorious in on the Day of his renomination Over the remnants of sen Edward m Kennedy s Challenge and the protest candidacy of rep Ronald v Delium Sof California Story on Page 15carter faced another dose of division Over the party platform while Kennedy has withdrawn As a candidate and will not have his name formally entered tonight delegates elected in his behalf Are committed to support him until released in writing and theres nothing to prevent them from voting for him anyhow hours before the Roll Call that will renominated Carter his Delegate commitments stood at 2.009, Ken Nedys at 1,240 Carter will by the nominee when his Roll Call tally passes 1,666, a majority under a Rule he embraced in a Unity gesture to Kennedy the president had to itemize his Dif Ferenee with the platform in writing before his nomination that meant repudiating a $12 billion Federal Job creation program written into the platform at Ken Nedys urging a dilemma for Carter As he seeks the Campaign support of his Defeated challenger and organized labor officials but White House press Secretary Jody Powell said the president would stand by his own economic policy emphasizing inflation control along with Steps to counter unemployment despite the political risk Story on Page 15 Powell said americans wild respect judgments based on the president s own Reading of the National interest a they expect he would not alter those judgments to achieve some transient political advantage at a convention or somewhere he said Quot we want to get people Back to work As much As the people who wrote that Plank but without run Ning up said Charles l Schultze. Chairman of the Council of economic advisers at Madison Square Garden weary delegates worked to Complete the platform the most contentious Issue a proposal that the party oppose deployment of the my missile which would contradict Carter policy Secretary of defense Harold Brown was enlisted in Carter s convention fight against that provision which the Kennedy forces favor and Powell said the administration would fight it to the last vote Carter said he expected to meet with Kennedy at the convention. A but we Haven to set a time yet Hammond says head Call session to revise dividend Law by Susan Fisher staff writer gov. Jay Hammond May beat legislators to the punch by calling a sept. 22 special session himself in which Case the legislature s Agenda could be limited to the topics of income tax Relief or permanent fund dividends or both. In a Telegram to the states 60 lawmakers the governor repeated his intention to Call a special session if the Alaska supreme court upholds a lower court s ruling that the two new Laws Are unconstitutional the High court heard Oral arguments about three weeks ago. And there has been no word on its decision although a Justice has been assigned to write the opinions Hammond s Telegram does Lay some new ground departing from his previous position that he would not Call a special session to Deal with permanent fund dividends the governors shift on that topic was first implied last week in statements by la gov Terry Miller and the Telegram confirms that. Hammond previously had focused on the question of income tax Relief and set aside the dividend Taw As too complicated to take up in a special session but there Are now seven new proposals for a dividend program that might avoid questions of constitutionality and the governors press Secretary said today that Hammond has expressed a preference for one of those the two new Laws both passed this session Are being challenged on the basis that residency requirements Are unconstitutional White the court decision is awaited the House speaker and Senate president ordered a polling of legislators monday to find out if they want a special session if the court finds against the new Laws the Constitution allows a special session to be called by the governor or a two thirds vote of the legislature the governor May limit the topics that May to considered and the Constitution limits any special session to 30 Days maximum Here is the wording of Hammond s Telegram a i want to assure the people of be state that they Are going to get tax Relief this year the lieutenant governor and i have both said repeatedly and i am going to say again that i will Call a special session of the legislature if the supreme court in validates either the income suspension Law or the permanent fund dividend Law i will go so far As to say that i will Call the session for sept 22, the Date which most legislators apparently find convenient one note of caution however the people of Alaska do not need two general legislative sessions in any Given year a special session should tx1 carefully restricted to Deal with Only the constitutional defects which the supreme court might find in the tax Relief or permanent fund dividend Laws Hornet traps and space frames fit right in at fair by David Ramseur features editor ifs a fantasy that might not be All that far from reality the setting is sometime in the future on the Quot polluted planet Quot the object is to make it to the a new living but ifs not an easy task. The space traveler encounters meteor showers and Ion storms both of which can Cost dearly. But fall into a Black Hole and you move at Warp Speed to the next Black Hole far closer to the safety of the living planet sound Tike the plot of the latest sequel to a Star wars Quot not quite. Ifs in year old Erie Schmidt sentry in Ute 1980 Alaska state fair. His space game is just one of the Many entries in what May be the fairs most unusual division life on a Small planet Quot people Haven to been Able to figure out where to enter things so a lot of them end up in our division Quot says Small planet co superintendent Leslye Korvola and tuesday the deadline for entries into that and most of the other fair divisions the Small planet division was living up to that reputation Korvola and her husband Dick were checking in some unusual items Lake a toy Bulldozer that apparently had been run Over by a life size truck it had undergone extensive body work and was being entered As a recycled toy or what looked like a set of Dresser drawers sealed shut with plastic at the Bottom of the Box Are two Light bulbs the inventive Cook who designed the Box pops a pan of bread dough inside. And watches it Rise and then there s the trash can that coaxes you into filling it with litter with a hidden tape recorder and Remote speaker a the other superintendents work so hard. Korvola said tuesday afternoon As she scurried about the sunny Fairgrounds making sure her division was ready for display today. Quot we play at this and really have a Good time a life on a Small planet grew out of the 1976 fair when there was one Small class for recycled items the division got its name the next year but a new title Only attracted four entrants when Korvola and her husband Dick took it Over in 1978. The number of entries quadrupled to 16 in 1979, there were 59 entries and this year Korvola expects iou Quot this is a division whose time has come Quot she said a people Are thinking in this direction Quot that direction is toward self sufficiency and. According to the fair Premium Book description a to Call attention to the Wise use of resources recycling conservation awareness and alternate Energy sources Quot Many of the entries appear to do just that and Are so simple you could kick yourself for not thinking of them for example a homemade Hornet trap is nothing but a screened in Box with openings in the Bottom for the insects to enter they re attracted by the Salmon bait but die when they land on and sink in the soapy water surrounding the fish the Box the entry tag says simply a makes recreation More pleasant Quot an industrious Ginni Weigel salvaged a stained Bedspread by talking her husband into enlarging a conventional pattern she then sewed it Over the stain and the result is an attractively decorated spread As Good As new and instead of throwing out a Box of Frozen apples Charlotte Charlton thawed them in warm water arid then made a Batch of Apple sauce using a conventional recipe the Small planet division like Many of in other 24 divisions in this year s fair was to be judged tuesday night that Way. Visitors to the first Day of the fair today could take an Early Peak at the winners for ideas for next year a at most we Only need an abbreviated session which will quickly and cleanly Correct any constitutional problems so the people of this state can receive much needed and Well deserved tax Relief this year a legislatively imposed Call by necessity would open the special session to any matter whereas my Call for a special session would to tightly restricted a i would urge legislators to carefully consider this alternative when voting on the question of whether or not they want a legislatively imposed Call or would prefer to respond to a gut no Natoria Call a a Rai p a manic at the pair today Mike Wong magic 6pm Ferguson Field 6 pm 4 h and Fra Market livestock show beef. Carroll Phillips Arena 6.15 pm Alaska state fair disco dancers Ptarmigan Square 6 to p in Talent Parade Tig Dupre Ferguson Field 6 45 p in red hackles Pip band Ptarmigan Square 7 p in Talent Parade Back in the bandstand 7 to p in Golden heart summer stage band Ptarmigan squat a 7 i pm horse show horseback games Carroll Phillips Arena 8pm Harvest Queen pageant admission la coliseum 8 45 pm Middle Eastern dance troupe Ptarmigan Square lop in firework special Lar i open Duit to it inhibit salvaged spread Ginni Weigel recycled this stained Bedspread when she had her husband enlarge the pattern of a Little girl and sewed it Over the stain. The spread is an entry in the life on a Small planet division at the 1980 Alaska state fair. The division encourages recycling repairs ingenious devices and inventions. Staff photo b bion Ofiu Ken i go. Greenpeace picks Beaufort for protest by Bill Crampton staff it Der equipped with speedy Kodiak rubber boats and kayaks Nim members of Greenpeace the National anti a Haig conservation group Are camped on the Savani Ritok River at Prudhoe Bay with plans to disrupt Oil exploration activities in the Beaufort sea the group known for its Marine blockades of whaling ships plans to use the same tactics to slow Down work on two gravel drilling pads now being constructed by Ohio Petroleum said Michael Mcgonigle spokesman for Greenpeace at its Portland office he said the group is equipped with rubber rafts and kayaks he Saki Greenpeace will be blocking the shipping activities connected with the construction of the test drilling Sites. A we want to draw National attention to what they Oil companies Are doing up there Quot he said. A the digging of gravel and construction of the islands Are terribly damaging to the whales and estuaries Quot he said the idea to disrupt of exploration activities originated in the Portland office of Greenpeace and that the Campaign Cost $30, iou to to duo he said the group which flew to the campsite Over the weekend plans to carry out blockade activities for about a month unless the sea freezes sooner than that set Luu Nepf of i punt a thursday 9am Gat 9 a in noon coliseum 9 a m theme tonies 9 Aru i pm Horst show begin Mug Riding classes Carroll Phillips Arena la and in try Blank deadline for open Flower show for adults la to a in mkt Wang magic show of Ai Migan Square noon Talent Parade b it it k in the Saddle Quot bandstand noon exhibit entry deadline open Flower show for adults 1 p in 3 p in j h Talent show Ptarmigan Square 2pm speech festival bandstand 2 15 p in Mike Wong magic Shim Ferguson Field 3 pm quilt show Hexagon or English piecing demonstration totem Community Center j p in Talent Parade Back Iii the Saddle a Ferguson Field see is heir be Page to inside
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