Daily Sitka Sentinel from Sitka, Alaska on June 24, 1954 · Page 4
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Daily Sitka Sentinel Arrowhead Press Page Four Thursday, June 24, 1954 France reaches understanding on Indochina war PARIS '.-P' Pierre Mendes- France France's new premier, told the national assembly today he and Chou En-Lai, premier and foreign minister of Red China, had agreed that an understsnding must be reached soon on the practical mil- itar%~ problems for an armistice in Indochina. Mender-France appeared before the national assembly with his cabinet Several deputies had asked f;r a debate on the makeup of the new cabinet and were critical of his ideas for running the nation. A vote will be held later on the question of putting ofl the debate a-d the fledglin government is expected t; win easily. Dentine? AW. Mendes-France gave the deputies only a brief fill-in on lis flying trip to Bern yester- frcm Siberia to continental United States, and, more im- The boys of the group from St. Philips Cathedral will drive portant, it offers air bases from the jeep the 4,000 miles to A- which vital, potential enemy-j laska and spend at least two targets can be reached." day for a two-hour talk with vention. Chou. He repeated previous statements that Indochina was the only subject discussed. About 250 Alaska naires are attending Legion- the con- I/' S250 REWARD for information leading :o the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who broke into the Blue Lake cabin last week. See Ben Rigling or Ken Cravens. (28) Des Moines flood crests 18 feet above normal level DES MOINES (fP) The Des Moines river crested in Iowa's capital city today at a historic high of 30".19 feet. This was 18 feet above its normal flow. All major imperilled areas were safe, however, and flood ed- fense officials said "we think we've get it whipped." A three day battle, first to raise the levees and then to hold them against the pounding waters, was in its climatic hours. All major dikes were holding. No lives had been lost The crest was 3'2 feet high er than the official peak reach ed in the disasterous,1948 Des Moines flood when a major .evee gave way. Levee workers continued to : hampered- by sight-seers al most as much as by the rushing waters. Last night National Guardsmen with bayonets shoo ed back zealous visitors who swarmed into a critical levee area near the city hall. 150 stream guards employed by FWS The Fish and months working in the district The teen-agers, ranging from 12 to 18, earned the $2,100 pur chase price by giving up j their time to work in their own furniture repair shop. And the project has paid off so handsomely--averaging $100 a week--that they are going.to con tinue it. Guiding light behind the JUNEAU Wildlife Service is hiring a-1 worksnop was Can , on George bout 150 stream guard watch-j M u r p h y He says the idea was pair. The jeep is just what Bishop Gordon ordered. Constructed of fiberglass and insulated with foam rubber, it has a large- size heater, four- wheel drive, snow tires, a winch on the front and a power takeoff on the rear. The three boys driving it to Alaska are Began, Pete Calhoun 18, and Richard Perry, 17. Stop over entertainment and accom modations has been promised them by the Kaiser-Willys Co., which also will service the jeep along the route. men in Alaska for the salmon fishing season opening today, almost doubling the number on duty last year. Clarence Olson, administrator for FWS fsheries, said the service will operate 13 patrol vessels in Southeast Alaska and also maintain an aircraft patrol. Bishop Gordon gets special jeep from Atlanta, Georgia ATLANTA. (fP)--A group of FOR SALE: 32 foot trailer , "Ross Lee." See R. J. Bing!/ ham. Smoke Shop. (Th) v -v--xa* STARTS TONIGHT at 7 and 9 Gene Tierney R:ry Calhoun in / WAY OF A GAUCHO ^ Western in Technicolor Cartoon -- News ay M/V married. "N»,ltr**J*rubai her ntw American Legion asked to keep after all 'isms" PALMER JP} members of the Alaska department of the American Legion were told yes terday that their organization has been among the most active of/all groups in influencing pub -tfc opinion in the right direction. Lt. Gen. Joseph H. Atkinson head of the Alaska defense command, told the Legionnaires at their annual convention, that "the Legion has been on guard since its beginning a- eainst the various 'isms' and ideologies that afflict the world today." The general said that the primary mission of his command is a defensive one which requires the expenditure of huge sums of money on military construction. 'The answer." he said, "is Alaska's geographical position. It lies astride the air route teen-agers challenge who accepted a do something conceived after Geno Began, 18, was rewarded for interest in mission fields with a trip to Alaska last year. When he returned with stories of the needs the other young people wanted to help. So a letter was written to Bishop William J. Gordon. Jr. asking what was needed most He replied a jeep with special equipment. The young people then got busy. They first borrowed space and when that proved too small they rented the back of a store. Appeals were made to people of the parish for old furniture. Professionals showed the youngsters how to repair and refinish the articles, which ranged from beds to lawn mower?. They had little trouble concrete for their church were to realize their first goal today with the departure for Alaska of a fully-equiped jeep disposing o"f their bargain's" ani sine Brides have no way of knowing that Miss Jones and Mrs. Smith sre the same person. Mrs. Smith may work and pay social security tax, but we can .not credit her account as it was issued to Miss Jones." "June brides 'cf former years who have not corrected their records, should also do so at at once, 1 ' .states Browne. "It is very easy to change your name in the records", Browne says. "A simple form which takes a couple of minutes to complete is all that is required." These forms ca,n 'be obtained at any Social Security Ad- The 519 ministration field office. Juneau office is in room of the P:st Office building. Those who cannot come into . . · . * i · -- c -- ·~i*~-.i. ui tittii uaiigaiiio ajiu AUU^C \viiu uaniiui come into -- tneir gilt to the Episcopal when people saw what good I the office can write to the So- bishop of the Alaskan mission work they were doing they be- ' cial Security Administration. sr distri ' ___ T __ - __ - ___ - i t , * T-. ,.,,,,_ _ . . sry district gan bringing in objects for re- Box 133d. Juneau, Alaska. 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