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Civil Air Patrol To Mark Tenth
Birthday, November 25 - December I Civil Air Patrol will celebrate its tenth anniversary with Civil Air Patrol Week from November 25 to December 1, according to a proclamation issued by Maj. Gen. Beau, national commander. The Alaska Wing for CAP is headquartered at Anchorage with squadrons at Anchorage, Fair banks, Nome, Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka. Colonel Jack Carr is command ing officer of the Alaska Wing, and Major Lester D. Bronson is commanding officer of the Nome Squadron. The Civil Air Patrol is a na tionally chartered non-profit cor poration composed of volunteer dues-paying members who are or ganized into wings, groups, squad rons and flights similar to the general structure of the Air Force. These units have no military status. Because the services of this or ganization have contributed sub stantially to the effectiveness of the Air Force, and because the in herent potential of this group is important to national defense, Civil Air Patrol has been official ly designated as the civilian aux iliary of the Air Forces—this leg islation was enacted by the U. S. Congress in 1948. At present, the Alaska Wing is engaged in signing up all experi enced pilots in the territory to as sist in search and rescue missions as well as civil defense problems. Estimates place the number of private aircraft in the territory at approximately 1,000 with ap proximately 1,200 registered pilots. The Nome Squadron now has 45 senior members and 24 are enrolled in the cadet program. Ranking high in the Civil Air Patrol program is the fast-grow ing cadet set-up. The objects of the CAP cadet program (boys and girls between 15 and 18) are to instill in the cadets a sense of S>. .... citizenship responsibility as to morrow’s leaders; to afford ca i dets an opportunity to torn avi ation in many phases; and to train cadets as a source of personnel ! procurements for the USAF on a volunteer basis. A few activities of this program ! include encampments, drill com petition, and the international | cadet exchange program. In the international cadet ex change program, the Alaska Wing was active, sending two cadets ! abroad, Thomas Sullivan to Eng land and Bob Killen to Mexico'. Conducted in July and August, | some 120 cadets from Canada, England, Portugal, Denmark, Nor way, Sweden, France, Spain, Bra zil, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Mexico, Switzerland and Italy vis ited the United States and were guests at the various states and the nation’s capital. Our own CAP cadets were guests of those coun tries. Civil Air Patrol cooperates with Air Rescue Service, U. S. Forestry Service, state forestry officials, fire departments, state and local police agencies, United States Coast Guard veterans’ organiza tions, American Red Cross, air lines, U. S. Navy, Community Chest, and other welfare agen cies—all types of operations af fecting public good. KOREAN SITUATION SEOUL, Korea, (/P) — Chinese Reds furiously counterattacked in central Korea today but couldn’t budge a dug-in Allied division which had smashed them back three miles in a two-day line straightening offensive. British forces beat off a 21-hour communist attack on the western end of the battle line. In the east, U. N. command troops were knocked off two hills, but recaptured one a few hours later. Allied jet fighters sweeping over North Korea Monday spotted only eight communist MIG jets but none of the eight ventured south of the Yalu river, boundary of their Manchurian sanctuary. A pair of daring American Sabre jet pilots Sunday shot up eight Red MIG-15 jets on the ground at an air base in north western Korea—the first time en emy jets have been caught on the ground. Old Newspapers For Sale At The Nugget Office ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES G-E Dial-the-fabric Iron - G-E Steam Iron G-E Automatic Roaster - G-E Hotplate G-E Washing Machine - G-E Sun Lamp G-E Electric Clock - G-E Mazda Lamps Wiring Materials NORTHERN LIGHT & POWER CO. SERVICE CLEANERS < 4th AND 3 STREETS OPPOSITE SCHOOL HOUSE QUALITY DRY CLEANING A SPECIALTY 1 ♦ Mr. and Mrs. Carl Mickelson, Props. 4 Prompt and Courteous SJervice i Phone RED 96 ❖ t WEATHER FORECAST Compiled by U.S. Dept, of Commerce. Weather Bureau Stormy tonight and Tuesday with snow turning to rain late to night. Easterly winds occasionally over 30 mph. Lowest temperature expected tonight 30, high tomor row 33. Nome data last 24 hours, as of 7:00 a.m. today: Precipitation .07 inches. Month total 1.17 inches. Temperatures: highest 26, low est 17. Maximum wind 28 mph from ENE. Sunrise at 8:48 a.m., sunset at 2:46 p.m. Temperatures a year ago today: high 27, low 2. Extremes this date since 1907: high 36 in 1926, low -9 in 1922. Data for other selected stations »s of 7 a.m. today: Station Temp. Weather Barrow 15 Cloudy Pt. Hope 16 Cloudy Kotzebue 3 Blowing snow Wales 26 Snow Gambell 30 Snow Nome 26 Blowing snow Unalakleet 20 Blowing snow Bethel 33 Rain McGrath 14 Snow Anchorage 8 Clear Fairbanks 6 Clear Whitehorse -11 Snow Juneau 15 Clear Ketchikan 39 Cloudy Seattle 49 Cloudy San Francisco 58 Cloudy Cold Sweeps Most of U. S. <By the Associated Press) Icy air gave most of the nation ; a numbing chill over the weekend | and some eastern states had heavy snowfalls to go along with the freezing weather. Snow fell for 24 hours without a letup in some sections of Penn sylvania, dumping 18 inches at Kane, in the northwestern part of I the state. Fifteen inches were re ported near Cleveland, Ohio. Florida, in the path of biting northwest winds, ' reported , the coldest weather of the .season to day. Temperatures hovered near the 32 mark yesterday in south i ern California. The icy air responsible for the big chill flowed into the States | from Canada. It continued to I move eastward from the Missis sippi valley today with little likli hood that temperatures would warm up soon. t | Cocktails and Dinners “Fire-Iite Room” (Back of Board of Trade) « DINNERS FROM 6 - 10 P.M. SPECIAL BY RESERVATION i Main 21 or Main 39 mm ~ mm ■■ — —Jj ONE-MAN McCulloch CHAIN y-V. SAW/ high-speed woodcutting! 3-hp gasoline engine! Total weight only 25 lb.! Saws full power in any position without adjustment! Has automatic clutch, automatic rewind starter, built-in chain oiler, many other features. Manufactured and guaran teed by McCulloch, world’s largest builder of power chain saws. Ask at NC Co. for information on the complete line of McCulloch; Saws, Earth and Wood Augers, Machinery Branches: NOME, Phone MAin 22 Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Ketchikan, Whitehorse, Dawson Seattle Office: Colman Bldg., MUtual 2300 WE CARRY LARGE ASSORTMENT OF FINE LIQUORS, BEER AND WINE Out-of-Town Orders Carefully Handled THE NOME LIQUOR STORE gpaggggl SCHEDULED BUSH FLIGHTS TUESDAY, FRIDAY — Teller, Wales, and Shishmaref WEDNESDAY — Deering, Candle, and Kotzebue. MONDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY — Solomon, Council, White Mt., Golovin, Haycock, Koyuk, Ungalik (Thurs.), Shaktoolik, Unalakleet. DAILY SCHEDULED FLIGHTS By DC-3 Starliner Anchorage, McGrath, Unalakleet, and Nome TUESDAY — Moses Point and Kotzebue.