The Alaska Miner from Fairbanks, Alaska on August 2, 1938 · Page 21
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THE ALASKA MINER Foil-bonks, Alosko, August 2, 1938 Poge Five IS 28 Goto Work ForRaflroad Twenty-eight' men went out to work for the Alaska-Railroad TUBS. 25 ol them j on an extra gang at Mile Many letters come to the Pair- 449. . They left : Fairbanks : In 'the banks Chamber of Commerce, bu,si- j Brill car. ness houses.and individuals inquiring about mining, farming and ether possibilities in this area, but celdom one filled with enthusiasm and practical suggestions for publicizing the country. A letter,,of the last-named type came to the Alaska-Miner in the last mall from Mrs. Louise Wehr.er, of Detroit, Michigan. She and her husband have been thinking of coming to Alaska. They wrote to Pair- banks for information, and on receiving a number of replies and -Cmuch data on the country, iWehner replied as follows: Mrs. "I want to explain right now that I did not realize that you have so jnany requests for information about Alaska, I just supposed that no one down here was really interested in the country, except as a possibility of getting rich quick by discovering gold. That phase of moving to Alaska does not particularly interest us. What we are interested in is the fact that the Tanana Valley is so rich in soil and we are more Interested in fanning than gold prospecting or mining. Midnight Sun Idea "Now here is what occurred to me when I read your editorial. By a moderate amount of judicious advertising — placed where and when it would do the most good your Midnight Sun 'Festival could be built up to a very profitable thing. Of course, you have to offer inducements to the tourists. For example, people here in the United States are a nation of swimmers. The majority of them when they go on a vacation want to go somewhere they can swim, lounge around, play golf, tennis and other games. They also like good food and good service. , Members of 'the extra gang 'who' will work-on the section were: John E. Padzen, Roy G. Sariford, : Emest N.'Wolff, Ambrose T 1 . Barter,-Craige H. Lester, -J. '-Ree'd -Peterson, Joseph E, Hollis, Mflo Twedt,-James Wikander, -Gustan Witchner, -Mason .E. DeMarey, Vem Tyler, Floyd Pendry, Robert R. Moore, Gordon JCinchen, Palmer Kulvik, Albert -Hammer, Clarence Mulkey, -Harry Ross, .Ambrose Monstte, Dick.Enders, Kobert W. Huletz, Frank Robert Cornelius, and .Wilbur Steber. Tim Wallace of Fort Yukon went back to work on the section -at Standard; John Burchard Jr. to work at .Nenana, and Sam Louis, carpenter, to Healy. —„—-» BudgetBalance fie Impossible Before 1940 Complete List &f Bays, Girls and Leaders At First 4-H Cmvoentmn Boys and girls, delegates from .various towns, -attending the 4-H Roundup in-Fairbanks for five days were: Seward—Kenneth Bartlett, Dean Davis, Jack-Erwin, Robert GiUEand, Charles Lechner, Lee Lewis, Victor. Moe, Roger Painter, Seward .Prosser, Martin.Urie,-Sidney Urie, Anchorage — Betty Amundsen, Karl Drager, Edith Erickson, Barbara Gaddy, Wanda Gelles, Patsy Groves, Clay.-Knapp.-Lioya Lindsay, Resurrection Bay to come alongside Greal Alaska Sportsman Is In Fairbanks Some years ago on the coast, a small open speedboat whizzed up Her Way North With the help of -Larry 'Rogge of the Sourdough Express, •Fairbanks Boy Scouts got in their logs .from' the 24-Mile on the Richardson to the Scout property near the brewery on Garden Island Monday. The logs were donated by Jack Warren. Scoutmaster John Crane said that the timber Is excellent, averaging from 25 to 30 fee(4n length, and from .12 to 34 inches in diameter. The logs were peeled by the. Scouts, -and the cabin is to be erected this fall. Among those who worked to bring 5n the logs Monday were Mr. Rogge, Mr. Crane, Alvin Ehrinsing, John Saiger and Jim Seal. Gasoline for the truck was donated by O. J. Reinseth of the Standard Oil Co. Feet Trap Thief LINDSAY, Okla,, Aug. 2. — His big feet caused the downfall of Ovie Battles. Farmer I. C. Vanbidder called Sheriff A. J. Beddo to his farm after three cows were stolen. Beddo -ftosely examined foot-prints. "Oh, ho," he decided. "I know on- Jy one man in this couaty with feet that big. He's Ovie Battles." ' So Beddo arrested Battles. WASHINGTON, Aug. 2. — Hopes Of the congressional economy bloc for a balanced budget must be set aside until at least 1940, Representative Woodrum (Dem.) of Virginia, a ranking member of the House .appropriations committee, said. Woodrum, one of the leading advocates of economy-in Congress, expressed the belief that government expenditures must be continued at their present record rate for another year, and that to attempt'to'reduce: the outlay substantially would be 1 "undesirable." The next Congress, he asserted,: will "do well" if it-can Sold appro- 1 priations from a half billion to a. 1 •iillion under the -figure established! by the session just adjourned, The! Seventy-fifth Congress set a-peace-i time record by appropriating "Ji,36ii million dollars, with more than aj half billion in reappropriations noti included. " .; "it will Jean McRae, Adrian -Moorehead, Victor Ohls, Harry Qulnton, Lou Ann Raynor.-Phyllis.'Reed, Elsa Rob- irts, Marion .BopoS, Xucille -Sperstad, JSeth Stoddard, Dorothy Stoddard,-Jo Ann-Strutz, Jeanne .Woods/ -Palmer —.Heten Arndt, William Bouwens, ^Betty Broostrom, Ruth Cornelius, Ruthelyn Elliott, Lavonne Erickson, Barbara Palk, Victor Falk, Peggy Lou Foster/Bob Hartley, Patty Hemmer, Betty Jane Huntley, Ina Belle Irwin, June King, Lawrence Larson, Doodles -Lee. JacJc Lee, Sarbes. Lossmg. Mary Marshall, Angus McKecBnie, Margaret" SOUer," Lucille Monaghan, Dorothy New- vflle, P^ktty Rieten, Dorothy Sheely; Bernard Swaboda, Marilyn Vasoan- oja, Dicky Warner, Jim Wilson, Jean Mae -Yohn. •Eklutna—Nina Alexander, Polly Anaktook, Ruth Avaruk, Kitty Ashenfelter, Grace Barger, Mary Chief Jo. Margaret Evans, Ruth Johnson, Lucy-Kawagley, Elizabeth Kee, Helen Kee, Mary Kee, Rose Kennedy, Minnie Kiana, Rose Koonoofc, Marie Malutin, TKathryn 'McGuire, Rita Monroe, "Kathryn Moses, Bella Olson, Susan .Thompson, Nora Venus, Diana Westerlnnd, Irene Westerlund, ^Bessie Woods, Elizabeth Young. Nenana—Kosie BurKe, -Bob Cog- lull, Jack Coghfll, William Coghill, Laura Dozet, .Lflly Dunn, Pearl Dunn, Bob Hupprieh, Fred Hupprich, Jr., Martha Hupprich, Daniel Ketzler, Bruce Robinson, Frances Robinson, John Robinson -Edna. Shade,'Alfred Wright, Gene Wright.' the government dock, where it tied up. -From the small boat clambered a man almost as big as his craft. Upon inquiry, it became-known that he had come all the way from Kodiak Island; had crossed dangerous open waters at any time of the year, in a small, light craft. He was on his way home to Cordova. SEATTLE, Aug. 2.— With 96 cabin and 12 steerage passengers, the steam ship Baranof sailed from Seattle at 9 a. m. Wednesday for Seward and •wayports. Cabin passengers for- Seward, Anchorage,-Fairbanks and various Interior'points'follow: •Miss B. Dennis, D. A. Hammond, Etna Alison, Mary:Freeman, Mr. and Mrs. Rodner Gull, Gus Grames, Mrs. Bert Ruoff, Dorothy Dow, Harry Leckwold, Maxine Craig, JacJc King, Marion Borders, Owen Dorsey, S. Winqulst and P. D. Fett. » ... —Climbed a Mountain CHISTOCHINA, Alaska; Aug. 2. —After'having climbed Mount Sanford, 16,206 feet, high, which was the highest peak remaining unclimbed, on the American continent, Brad- j ford Washburn of Cambridge, Mass., I explorer and mountain climber, and The man was Dr. W. W. Council.! Terrace Moore of Los Angeles, have spending authorized by this -.Con-; gress will 'be reflected In increased treasury revenue if there is a busi-i ness upturn," Woodrum said. ' ,—. ( Burial Ground Planned 1,400 Years Alidad CHICAGO, Aug. 2—Providing a burial ground for one's ramlly 1,400 years into the future is carrying caution to an extreme, Judge Joseph Burke decided here. The foresighted individual was John Garland, who deeded property to the fashionable Christ church of suburban winetka in 1876 on the provision that unused land be kept as the cemetery for his descendants. The Judge vacated the restriction when.it was'pointed out that there is enough land for 400 to 500 burial plots. It was-estimated ten Garlands would die and be juried each century at a .maximum. Advertising in The Alaska Miner can be a paying investment. Why not try it? Fan-banks —Dan Agbaba,-" Steve" Agbaba, Kenneth BaDey, Carl Bach- be a year before th& ner, "Lee Burmaster, Esther Bazby, Evelyn Buzby, Jimmie Cox, Marion Fravei, Shirley Fravel, Grace Geraghty, Earl Grandison, Betty June Griggs, Annabelle -Hall, Helen Harper, Betty Jean Howard, Clara Konig, Bonnie Martin, Ruth Mayo, Dolly Milligan, 'Florence Milligan, Patty Murray, Jack Oldroyd, Richard Osborne, --Elizabeth -Peterson, Christine Pfund, Josephine Pollas- trine, :Beth -Rust, Lyle 'Waxburg, Yvonne Waxberg, Fred Wooll 'Leaders -Present Leaders attending the Roundup from various towns were: Anchorage—Mrs. Peter Borg, Mrs, A. F. Frankfourth, Mrs. Foster C. Heaven, Mrs. W. P.-Lindsay, Mrs. B. Smith. Eklutna—Mrs. Agnes A. Bjornson, Mr. A. H. Brawner. Fairbanks—Mrs.-Clara Buzby. Mrs. Peter Grandison, Mrs. Winifred McDonald Conway, Miss Frances Ronan, Mrs. Charles Taylor, Mrs. Gray Tilly. MStanuska—I. M. C. Anderson, Mrs. I. M. C. Anderson, Miss.Joan Anderson, Ruth DeArmond, Howard Estelle. . Palmer—Dr. C. E. Albrecht, Mrs. C. E. Albrecht, Mrs. R. B. Graham, Francis M. Henry, Jennings John- As Territorial Commissi oner of •Health, he is in the Interior on official business. Another day, some years before the small boat business, which, by the way, ended when he reached Cordova, 390 miles from Kodiak, in 19 hours. Dr. Council was glimpsed again near Uganik hunting the famed "Brown Bombers"— Kodiak brown bear—with a bow and arrows. He got his bear, of course. But several husky fishermen tried to-emulate his prowess with the bow and the best they could do was to pull her back about half way, which was just about that much too short. . In his younger days he was one of the Territory's crack rifle-shots and without a doubt he must be as skillful today as then. Baseball -was another game in which he excelled, but when attending Harvard he was one of the college's outstanding linemen. When not fishing' and hunting, :golf is the sport. Dr. Council has become-expert in these'later years, he being one of the few in Alaska who -.are in national record books credited with a bole-to-one. . A he-man, boys.and girls, any way one'takes him! Third Border Clash Occurs TOKYO, Aug. 2. — Announcement was made 'Wed. by the Japanese foreign office that another clash has occurred between Japanese and Manchukuoan patrols on the Siberian border. This latest clash, the third'this month, is "not to be taken seriously,"'the Japanese foreign office asserted. • Academy Opening: SEATTLE, August 2. — Parents in Alaska and the entire Pacific Northwest, interested in the education and training of their boys, will be pleased with the announcement that the Puget Sound Naval Academy, on Bainbridge Island, just across the Sound from Seattle, will open its fall term on September 15. returned to civilization. They came last Tuesday to Chistochina, which is northeast of Copper Center. Mr. Washburn said he and Mr. Moore made their successful asce:>u of ihe peak July 21. ! ! YOUR CHOICE j STYLES! censed optom- letrist test your eyes. son, Mrs. C. N. King, Mrs. B. J. Lossing, Mrs. Lee Marshall, Mr. Vernon Moreman, Mrs. Louis Odsather, Mrs. Otto Peterson, Mrs. Sandvik. Mrs. L. S. Vasanoja, Mrs. Ralph Ware, Mrs. Ivan Wilson, Mrs. Einor Wirtanen. Seward—Rev. Albert Clements. The Tempo of the Alaska Miner Active Aggressive Thoughtful An All-Alaska Weekly Newspaper for Alaskans and for those Interested in the Northland 4 BUCKS A YEAR

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