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‘FARTHEST WEST NEWSPAPER IN THE 50 STATES’ 64th Year No. 103 NOME, ALASKA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 1963 Per Copy 15C Soviet Fishing Operations in Gulf Of Alaska Increase JUNEAU W — The Bureau of Commercial Fisheries said today that Russian trawler fishing opera tions in the Gulf of Alaska in creased to more than 150 vessels this year. In a report on high seas patrol efforts by the BCF and the Coast Guard during the 1963 fishing sea son, Harry Rietze, area director of the Commercial Fisheries Bu reau, said: “All observations by Bureau of Fisheries personnel indicate the Soviets are harvesting primarily Pacific Ocean perch with very little take of halibut or other in cidental species.” Rietze said the Russians operated three king crab fleets in the Ber ing Sea from March until June, when they shifted operations of the two fleets into the Gulf of Alaska about 100 miles southeast off Kodiak Island. “After fishing here briefly with excellent success,” Rietze said, the fleets returned to Siberia. Rietze said four Russian whaling fleets operated intermittently dur ing the summer off Alaskan shores and swift Soviet whale killer ves sels were reported in ‘violation of Alaska territorial waters several times in pursuit of whales.” The Japanese fishing effort in the Eastern North Pacific Ocean was reduced somewhat this year, Rietze said. This year, Rietze said, there was only one factory ship and 30 trawlers in the area. Japanese king crab operations in the Eastern Bering Sea were also trimmed this year, with the fleet consisting of two factory ships and four trawl-type tangle net set ting vessels. The Japanese, Rietze said, had three whaling fleets in waters off Alaska this year. Each fleet con sisted of a factory ship and seven killer boats. “Like the Russians, he said, “the Japanese whale killers have been overly aggressive and are known to have violated the three-mile ter ritorial sea limit on a number of instances.” Christian Leaders from Abroad View Civil Rights Demonstrations in D.C. ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Chris tian leaders from abroad today eyed the civil rights demonstration in Washington, and some notables said it posed a summons to all men to fuller justice. The Most Rev. Arthur Rambsey, Archbishop of Canterbury, and Primate of the world-wide Anglican Communion., said “We who are guests from other countries are very much moved by what is hap pening” in Washington. It is not just thq matter of watch ing bystanders, he said, but of taking the message of the event to heart in examining “our own consciences.” He added: “Are we doing in our own coun tries, our own churches and our own cities all that we should be doing.” The council includes most major Protestant, Anglican and Ortho dox Church bodies around the world. At a Tuesday night reception, W. Averell Harriman, in the pre pared text of an address, had in cluded some sharp words about “Communist aggression, discipline, conformity and rigid control” over every aspect ot life. Threat of Railroad Strike Has Been Lifted WASHINGTON UP) — The House sent to President Kennedy today legislation ordering binding arbi tration of key issues in a rail union dispute, and the railroads canceled new work rules which had threatened to lead to a strike just after midnight. Even before Kennedy got a chance to sign the new legislation, Secretary of Labor Willard Wirtz announced he had been officially advised that the carriers had with drawn an order which would have made new job cutting work rules effective as of 12:01 a.m. Thurs day. The unions had announced they would strike as soon as the new rules became effective. The House passed the legisla tion by a 286-66 standing vote, a day after the Senate had passed the same measure by a vote of 90 to 2. Three Miners Pulled To Safety in Utah MOAB, Utah OP — Three trapped miners, haggard and near col lapse, were pulled out of a 2,700 foot mine shaft near here at 11:55 a.m. today to safety. Rescue was on the way for at least sixe more miners known to be alive somewhere below the 2,700-foot level of the potash mine. Twenty-five members in all were trapped by an explosion at the bot tom of the mine shaft late yester day afternoon. The fate of the other 16 still was not known. Nine miners were contacted by voice this morning, and rescue was dispatched immediately. Diem’s Regime Calls It “Erroneous Information’’ SAIGON, South Viet Nam (*>— President Ngo Dinh Diem’s re gime charged today the U.S. State Department has shown “a pro foundly unjust doubt in the gov ernment of South Viet Nam, based totally on erroneous information.” A government note referred to a State Department declaration of Aug. 21 which deplored methods used by the Vietnamese security forces against Buddhists. Pa godas throughout the nation were raided and thousands of Buddhist monks and nuns were beaten, shot or arrested. ‘‘The government of Viet Nam reaffirms its determination to con tinue its policy of conciliation to ward the Buddhists,” the latest note said, “but it is also resolved to unmask all political saboteurs hiding under various disguises.” The State Department declara tion was called "prejudicial to the honor and prestige of Viet Nam, which has never broken its word to whomever it made promises.” Mobile squads roamed Saigon today and troop concentrations in creased to guard against new de monstrations or suicides, but other signs pointed to a relaxation of martial law. 8TH TEST SUCCESS WASHINGTON UP* — The Army has claimed the eighth test suc cess for its Nike-Zues anti missile. The Army announced Monday that a three-stage Nike-Zeus, launched from Kwajalein Island in the Central Pacific, intercepted a Titan 1 Intercontinental Ballis tic Missile fired from 5,000 miles away at Vandenburg Air Force Base, Calif. Neither carried war heads. Massed Freedom March Is Most Orderly on Record WASHINGTON Mh — Softly chanting freedom songs, a multi tude of Negroes and white sympa thizers estimated at more than 100,000 moved on Abraham Lin coln’s shrine today in a great civil rights march. A small army of police. National Guardsmen and police reservists had little to do because — up to noon at least—the massive gather ing was one the most orderly on record. The police estimated the turn out at 110,000 persons at noon. The march of less than a mile, from the Monument to the Lincoln Memorial, actually got underway in impromptu fashion nearly half an hour before the 11:30 sched uled time. Some of the placards read: “Before we’ll be a slave, we’ll be buried in our grave.” “Segregation disunites the Unit ed States.” “No U.S. dough to help Jim Crow.” “In freedom we were born, in freedom we must live.” The demonstration was a giant demand that racial discrimination be abolished, root and branch, throughout America. Just about everybody, Negro and white, was polite, and evi dently intent on proving false some advance predictions that there might be an explosion of disorder. The religious tone was reflected in signs which proclaimed ‘‘God of Justice. God of power, can America deny freedom this hour?” Shortly after noon a group of Hollywood stars including Marlon Brando, Harry Belafonte and Sam my Davis Jr., arrived on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. They were welcomed by the Rev. Martin Luther King. Jackie Robinson, who was the first Negro to play big league base ball, told the crowd: “I know all of us are going to go away feeling . . . we cannot turn back.” Negro songstress Lena Horne, wearing the yellow Legionnaire cap of the marchers, shouted: “Freedom!” into the microphone and got a roar of “freedom!” back from the crowd. The march leaders met with Democratic and Republican leaders of the Senate and the House. Sen ate Democratic leader Mike Mans field said no commitments were asked or given in the session with him. In the late afternoon, the march leaders had an engagement to see President Kennedy. Not Aimed at Barry NEW YORK UP> — Gov. Nelson Rockefeller's sharp assault on the “radical right” was not aimed at Sen. Barry Goldwater, says the Empire States Republican national committeeman. “There was nothing personal in the statements that the governor made,” George Hinmarr said Tues day. "He continues to regard Sen. Goldwater as a personal friend and a great American.” The Arizona Republican com plained recently he thought Rocke feller was his friend until the GOP governor’s biting attack at ele ments of the radical right which he said were trying to take over the Republican party and might be coming close to making Goldwater their captive. Justice Dept. Considers Legal Action Against U.S. Student Visit to Cuba WASHINGTON OP — The Justice Department is reportedly consid ering the possibility of legal action against the leaders of a U.S. stu dent group that visited Cuba against the wishes of the State De partment. The State Department earlier announced plans to void the pass ports of the students when they return to this country and Presi dent Kennedy has said more dras tic steps might be taken against “a few who are not students but Communists.” Atty. Gen. Robert Kennedy is believed reluctant to press charges against every member of the group, which originally numbered 59. He is believed disposed to con sider action against the leaders, including some who helped arrange the trip to Cuba but didn’t go along. Fifty-four of the group are now in Madrid, Spain, tentatively plan ning to fly to New York Thursday. Three others remained in Cuba, one has returned to Boston and an other died in Cuba. A1 Hulen to Make Farewell Visit Here AI Hulen, Director of the Alaska Region of FA A, who has been transferred to the newly created European District as assistant di rector, based at London, England, will be making a farewell trip through Alaska this month and is scheduled to arrive here on Sept. 5, accompanied by his wife and his successor in Alaska, James Rogers, with his wife. Also in the party will be Mr. Mac Emerson, Regional Adminis trator of the U.S. Weather Bureau who will be accompanied by his wife also. A no-host dinner has been plan ned by the FAA here in their hon or at the North Star Seaview Room starting with cocktails and follow ed by a smorgasbord at 7 o’clock that evening to which the many friends of Al Hulen are invited. Although reservations are not mandatory, Mr. Roy Caudle, sta tion manager here, states it would be well for those planning to par ticipate to indicate they are at tending to be assured space for their party. New Judge Appointment Scheduled in November Judge H. Gilbert can be reas signed to Nome, if the need arises, until another appointment is made, stated Buell Nesbitt, to the Cham ber of Commerce in answer to their letter of concern over the vacancy here in the office of Sec ond Division Superior Court Judge. Mr. Nesbitt stated that it would probably be around Nov. 1 before another judge will be appointed. The City Council sent a letter to Gov. Wm. Egan requesting speedier action in the appointment of a judge as this district is left so often dangling without the needed officials to carry on its work when transfers are made, such as that of Judge Gilbert to Anchorage. WEATHER OUTLOOK Increasing cloudiness this after noon. Light rain tonight and to morrow. Low tonight 38, high to morrow 47. In the last 24 hours: High of 46, low of 34. Sunrise at 4:30 a.m., sunset at 7:33 p.m Temps, a year ago today: High of 51, low of 48. | Solar Flare Research Station Slated for Arctic SANTA MONICA, Calif. uP — Opening of a solar flare research station in the Arctic — a twin of a similar outpost in the Antarctic —to help scientists schedule inter planetary flights was announced yesterday by Douglas Aircraft Co. Douglas operates both the Can adian site at Shepherd Bay and the Antarctic site at McMurdo Sound for the National Science Founda tion. The stations are being readied for U.S. participation in the 1964 65 international study of the sun. Douglas scientists said better information about solar flares — gaseous eruptions on the sun which shower the earth with high-energy radiation — eventually will help schedule space flights during peri ods or least radiation. This would reduce the amount of shielding re quired to protect astronauts. Detectives Gun Down Police Killer in New York NEW YORK — Frank Falco, one of two men charged with shoot ing two policemen to death in New Jersey — was killed by police bullets in his hotel hideout early today. Falco screamed and fought with detectives who caught him asleep Hit by seven bullets, he kept on cursing and snarling as he lay dying. Falco, 25, Astoria, Queens, New I York City, was indicted Tuesday on murder charges in Bergen County, N.J. Indicted with him was Thomas Rabbi Tom Trantino, 27, of Brook lyn who is still at large. Bergen County prosecutor Guy Calissi identifited the two men as the killers of the policemen in the Angel Lounge, a taven in Lodi, N.J., Monday. Sgt. Peter Voto, 40-year-old father of three, and Gary Tedesco, 23, a police appointee about to be sworn in, had gone to the tavern to investigate a report of shots being fired. Housemaid Tries to Kill Actor Geo. Montgomery VAN NUYS, Calif. — A for mer housemaid was arrested for attempted murder after actor George Montgomery said she took a shot at him. Police said a note in the wom an’s purse said she was going to kill Montgomery and herself be cause she didn’t want him running around “with those stupid looking glamour girls.” Ruth Wenzel, 37, worked for Montgomery and his divorced wife, Dinah Shore, five years ago. Montgomery, 46, said he spotted Miss Wenzel when he walked into his house Tuesday with airline stewardess Jo Ponce. The maid rushed into a bedroom, pulled a .38 caliber revolver from under a pil low and pointed it at Montgomery, he said. When he grabbed it, it discharged. The shot left powder burns on the actor’s face. Police quoted Miss Wenzel as saying she broke into Montgom ery’s house Sunday and remained there until the actor returned from New York. Beats Father to Death STRATFORD, England .4* — A 16-year-old boy was accused in Juvenile Court today of beating his father to death with a cricket bat. The boy, whose name was with held because of his youth, was ordered held in custody pending a court appearance in one week.