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Page 2 — Fairbanks News-Miner, Tuesday, January 16,-1951 Rebekahs To Install New 1951 Officers By FRANCES WALKER Daily News-Miner Staff Writer Following a short business meeting at 8 o'clock tonight, impressive formal installation ceremonies for incoming officers of the Golden North Rebekah lodge •Rill begin at 9 o'clock , in Odd Fellows hall. The meeting will be open to friends, relatives and others interested in the lodge. Mrs. Frances Aley will assume the obligation of noble grand as Mrs. Annette Anderson relinquishes this position to become junior past noble grand. Mrs. Eva Larson will be installed as vice grand with Mrs. Lisetta Manske, secretary^ Mrs. Eve Mitchell, treasurer; . Mrs. Martha Parker, warder; Mrs. Leona Johnson, conductor; Mrs. Rose Chilton, right support to the noble grand and Mrs. Mary Huffsmith, left support. Other officers are Mrs. Louise Deickmiller, musician; Mrs. Alice Smith, chaplain; Mrs. Bertha Gray, right support to vice, grand; Mrs. ' Olive Schrup, left support: Mrs. Angela Geraghty, inside guardian; Mrs. Lila Mae King, outside guardian; Mrs. Clara Buzby, Rebekah and Mrs. Elizabeth Buzby, Naomi. _A demonstration of drill team work -will be given by Mrs: Doeothy Henry, Mrs. Elizabeth Ritjchey, Mrs. Helen Vacura, Mrs. Christine Ga.tz, Mrs. Mary .Williams, Mrs.. Connie Uotila and Mrs. Joyce E. Gumaere under leadership of Mrs. Margaret Howk. . Mrs. Agnes Mapleton, district deputy president,. will preside as installing officer with the following staff: Mrs. Edna Lawson, Mrs. Ern- rna Hanson, Mrs. Thelma Hering, Mrs. Anne Branholm, Mrs. Verna Batchelder' and Mrs. Amante Han- j son with Mrs. Lois Martin, musician. For the occasion, all lodge officers will appear in white, floor-length gowns. Following the ceremonies, a social hour will take place. Aviation ( News The Postmaster General has power' to make postal treaties with foreign governments subject to approval by the President. wedslr, FINAL SHOWING 7:00 — 9:00 gSt;:^ Their Uve Shattered the N Barriers of Color and 'Hate! Air Transport Associates From Seattle, Jan. 10: C. H. Clark, John Marshall, Kenneth Elkerson, Harold Scott, Arthur Lopez, Val Bryom, Robert Carrell, T. Spurgeon. Gene Holm, F. Herb, J.- Galante, N. W. Church, K. Forbes, S. H. Garcia, A. A. Proveaux, Orice Suit,-Marion Holmes, F, Donhauser, Manuel Guy. To Seattle, Jan. 11: Hershall Me- Clure, Robert Reaves, C. W. Strand, Mrs. Olga Sinning, Lee Mornibrobk, August Valentine. From Seattle, Jan. 12: Dick Veach, Gene Md'ran, M." W. ' • Holyfield; Charles McKnight; B.;,Wallace, Abner Jacobsbn, John Sells, Doyle Collins, "James Reynolds', Emery Dame; Robert Cordell, -Bill Sumrall, Ed Leight, F. Springhorn, A. 'Richeson. To Seattle,-jin/13: Lamar Johnson, David New,. Mattie Schal.ler, Edith Miller, D. Miller, Harold Malorie, Albert Jackson, Mrs. -A. Jackson, Paula Jackson G. Johnson. From Seattle: Jack Carter, Jasper Griffin, J. Sousa, Albert Russon, Dannie Stanboli; William Schram; William Bartelt, Greene,.MarvinRO- dolph; George Rpzek,. Charles Henry; John Glenzer, Andrew Jack Schaffer, William Hill, J.; Navarre, Frank Moran, James Van'Etten, John Flaherty, Charles Curry,. George Sa- banoes, Harold'.. Best, Jack Wescky, John Rush, Ed RogOsz,.Ed McLaughlin, Ken Friend, Robert Murphy, Phillip Cqsta, Richard Heater, Dale Hid'ers, Eddie Palmer, Pred Humjjh- rey, Robert .Pavick,' Everr,; Coffman, W. G. Zatw'arnicki, 'William Sen- 1 wechtjem, James. Mattimore, Brown Miller, Walde Rose, Paul Lancia, Andy Lane, Stacho, Arlin , Secrest, Herman Beck, Otto A. Romagnoli, N, Sheppard, C. Ammerrnan. Pan 'Ainericaii -Airlines To Seattle, Jan. 13: B. A. Klesinger, Mrs. Phil Simon, R. M. .Winslow, Elmer Mitchell, Mrs. Wilrna Mitchell, Ted Topping, C. G. Topping, William Thomas, Mrs. E. M. Cunningham, John Davis, C. E. Ives, Lee Clay, Lyle Clay, C. Abramson, Mrs. Ruth . Gustafson and infant James Judith Gustafson, Don Pruhs. •••••••i JEFFCHWHEBRAPAGET Also MOVIETONE NEWS Fly with the leader- Go by Clipper" 10 SEATTLE • Seattle is only a few hours away by big four-engine Clipper. En route you enjoy good food, relaxing lounge seats, traditional Clipper service. Convenient daily service to Seattle .-. .-frequent Clipper flights to key cities inside Alaska. For fares and reserva- tionB, call Pan American at... NORDALE HOTEL East 678 or East 679 WORLD'S MOST EXPERIENCED AIRLINE High Costs Hit Soft Ice Cream Market WASHINGTON, D. C., Jan. 15.— Looks like restaurant and fountain owners are due lor another cost jolt. Consumer pbcketbobks are'about to take another beating too. This time i't's ice cream, and it's not due to inflation. ' It's all happening at hearings being conducted-here by the federal security agency (pure^fobd.and drug administration), 'with Edward E. Turkel as presiding officer. The Ice Cream Manufacturers association has come up with a proposal for a new ice milk standard. They want to confine it to ~ 3.5 per cent .maximum butterfat,. among.. other restrictions. The administration wants to •abolish any product that even looks like ice cream that. is under the present 12' per cent minimum for ice cream. Up inarms WORLD Awmw •Zixufe Ifori. PaiAmtrirm IPitrU Aintajn, Im. TONIGHT ONLY — 7:0u & 9:00 two Features MARJORIE STAPP- FRED SEARS HANK PENNY &.SUM DUNCAN JOHN HOFFMAN . KUaQl'H C. FIOTHOW This sounds pretty harmless, but the owners and nianufacturers of the tyjJe of freezer you see turning •out those popular. $6ft : frbzen products in your neighborhood, restaii- rant,. fountain or ice creain stoVe are up in arms. They look at it this way. A', major percentage, of the soft s you buy is this t same. ice rhilk:. There .is rib arugnirat about how :^hblesorrile tne p'rbduct is, or how popular. The; trouble is, that to be at its best, these soft fre'shiyfrozen.pro- ducts niust have_ more butterfiat the, ice cream manulactarers want., and le"ss..,tha.h .the of precious. fantterfat specified for hard,ice cream by the administration. That leaves the soft,products out in the cold. Maybe, that.-.Is the idei because .sales of the ; .spit ..product have been scaring while hard ice cream sales are in. a slump. If the new' soft products would succumb to the attack, there is no choice but to go to the much higher cost ice. cream. Soft Cream Squelched ' This latter point, the soft ice cream people feel, is the crux of the matter. Hard ice cream sales have been going down steadily for the past three years; soft product sales have been going up till they have reached the 120,000,000 gallon per year mark. Now this upstart is to be squelched by making it impossible for^it to be served at about 6 per cent butterfat, the type that consumers seem to prefer. Thousands of small businesses have been built up on this competitive situation between soft and hard ice cream. The proposed regulation would make it a lot easier for the big outfits to push them back. And everybody knows what happens to prices when competition is reduced. Dairy farmers have a-stake in this too. Experts generally agree that lost hard ice cream sales are due to higher prices. If those lost sales can't go to. right-from-the-freezer dairy products, they'll. go to soft drinks and other competitors of dairy products, and. the farmer loses. Protecting Public , The .administration and the ic'e cream coinpaniejS .maintain they are protecting the public; that .consumers buy these soft' product's Hunking they are buying high 'butter-fat McFADDEN DANCE STUDIO Ballroom Dancing Of All Types Next to TJ-Drivie on 3rd Har. 681 Alaska Legislature Details Explained (Continued From Page 1) As the evening went on, however,, and 'the band played, the hymns rolled forth and the repenters told; their stories and made their pledges of better things, Johnson got into •the. spirit ,_ of the affair. Before he quite, knew how it happened -he found himself before the, gathering, recounting his own_mariy shortcomings.. It was a long story and a black one .and he stood at. last in utter dejection, appalled at the lack, of a single redeeming feature in a misspent life:' Then the trace ..of a smile -lifted his .blotched arid stubbled jowls and a flicker of light, came to his bloodshot eyes., He said: "Boys, I was a bad one; yes, xvorse than bad. "But boys, bad as T been; .there .is' one bad.thing_ ; I..never.yet done. Never have I been a dance hall- girl!" - FRANcies Lack of space prevents a census .of the many Johnsons of Alaska, but a few who have left some special mark upon the history of the country come readily to mind: Charles S. Johnson was District judge back in the days when the whole of Alaska was one-, district, and Adam Johnson,,a few years later, was crier in the District court at Nome. "Frozen-Foot". Johnson Jed prohibition officers many a. merry chase around Juneaii in the dry years and "re'ceiyed special attention one fine Saturday aftierhoon when/ the still tilew lip in his house on Gastin'eau avenue. Jeff Johnson used to cook up on Anvii creek; Peter H. Johnson was captain oh a steamboat downriver from Whitehorse; Don Johnson.ran the little steamier Heetwing out of Teller and "Laughing" Johnson was skipper on vessels of the Seattle- Alaska run; Johnson Old Man, of'the Cape Fox tribe, gave the early miners in the TTnuk river country more than a .little trouble, and Sam Johnson was an Indian policeman. Totem Pole Johnson "Moose" Johnson was well known from Hurricane gulch to Fairbanks; John Johnson and his fine dogs won the Nome sweepstakes: J. H. Johnson was deputy marshal at Koyukuk, and "Totem Pole" Johnson got his nickname by reason of fits that completely immobilized him for as much as an hour at a time. A few of the other notables include "Crooked--Nose"' Johnson, "Stampede" Johnson, "Shoemaker" Jchnson, "Gee-Pole" Johnson and "Hardpan" Johnson. Oh, yes, and there was Jack Johnson, whose real name was neither Jack nor Johnson. And let us not forget the Johnson bar, a great implement that, in this day of self-starters and multi-cylindered diesels, is almost a museum piece. This is an excerpt from..a letter. An Alaskan, 'a real Aiaskan,. a: man who was born arid raised in the Territory, a man who married here ''and; whose children were born here, wrote this letter.. It made us think. See how you feel about it. ' ' ' .''"As to the general condition of Alaska, I cannot see that it is at all good. My feeling/about it is;.-in good part,.personal, "of course, and a little hard to explain. _. .'"When. you. iiead _ southward. in a couple of weeks.... I know that Alaska and its problems will always be somewhat in your.mind, .but it' is bound to be a sort of background thing, gradually becoming hazier arid less incisive. "For me .Alaska will always be something else, mainly, • I suppose because I was born here arid my children" were Born here arid it is home. "On the trip to Fairbanks lastjall I did not cover any .country, that I had not seen before, and. I did not learn much that I did riot already k n o w, but I saw ' all of pointed up more sharply than it had previously been.- : "As you are. probably well aware, there isn't a Hell* oi a lot for" an ordinary traveler to s'e'e in frying over Alaska, even in clear weather. For me there is a lot-to see, and I do not like most of what is there. "When we lift Sitka we flew high, heading for Ketchikan. I saw Gambier Bay, where once there .was cannery and now there, is none; Pybus Bay, the same; the islands in Frederick Sound,and Tebenkof Bay and around Port Beauclerc, where once there were fox farms, many fox farms. Old Man Tilson on Entrance Island, the Sirstad brothers over on Middle Island, and so forth. Now sign that ariybo'dy ice cream, and therefore are "misled." ' Opponents of the new standards take a dim view of this stand. They would like to know how you mislead a consumer when you sell him a better product at a lower price. So another battle rages in Washington. Operators and manufacturers of restaurant and fountain freezers are setting.up headquarters at the Statler-hotel"here, to oppose what they label; "discrimination by monopolies against 'consumers and small business people." They are calling on the general public, as well as industry members, to support their battle to hold the cost line. Supporters are being asked to send letters arid cards to the r lce Milk Supporters committee, Hotel Statler, Washington, D. C. Fairbanks Lumber Supply BETTER BUILDING MATERIALS— . East 256 -' • P.O. Box 629 New Routes to be Inaugurated in '51 By Alaska Steam ..' . «*.. .-. Improved itineraries and a new sailing time highlight the Alaska Steamshp company 1951 cruse schedule just announced, H. N. Peterson, general traffic manager of the line, said today. - All—passenger -vessel departures from Seattle, effective with the sailing of the steamer Denali, Jan. 19, are set for" 4 p.m. instead of 5 p.m. as heretofore.- • The new schedule outlines sailings through September 21,1951 with departures each .Friday and in addition a Wednesday sailing/each week during the peak of the tourist season, June through early September. ' "As more-, and more people come to recognize the splendid cruise possibilities of May and the period from Labor day through "early "October, we .anticipate .increasing-.our' service during these periods,". Peterson said. 'Visit Two Capitals The steamers. Alaska and Denali will.sail on successive Wednesdays arid the Aleutian and -Baranof on successive Fridays. •Passenger? making the round trip ori either Wednesday steamer will hive opportunity to visit two Alaska capitals—the present capital . of Juneau and the former capital, Sitka^ The Denali will also call at the yet/earlier capital of Kodiak. The complete summer itinerary of the Alaska includes Ketchikan, Petersburg, "Juneau, Seward, Valdez, Cordova, Sitka, and.ketchikan. The DeriaTI ports.-are StetchlEtn.JSitfca; Seward, Seldovia, kodiak, "Juneau; Petersburg and Ketchikan. Forts of call, of the Aleutian will be ketchiian, Juneau, .Qordova, Valdez, Seward, Juneau, Wrangell and Ketchikan. The fearanof ports are Ketchikan, Wrangell, Juneau, Seward, Valdez, Juneau and Ketchikan. The popular Golden Belt Line tours, covering the interior of Alaska through the Seward or Valdez gateway, will be available in connection with each Alaska Liner this year. The port of Valdez was added to the itinerary of the Baranof to help meet the demand for these trips. "This should be the Alaska year for American tourists," Peterson said I when discussing the schedule. "That tremendous northland has expe- KFAR -NBC —ABC —MBS- KFRB -CBS —NBC —ABS TUESDAY 6:00—News • 6:30—Snorts Spotlight 6:45—Relaxln Time 7:00—PHTI, HARRIS-ALICE FAYE SHOW (NBC) 7:30—DIMENSION X (NBC) 8:00—AMERICA'S TCfWN MEETING • . (ABC) . . 8:45—Unsolved Mysteries S: 00—News 9:15—FULTON LEWIS JR. (MBS) 9:30—Tundra Topics . 9:35—Weather.•'Report, 9:40—Marvin Miller, - Story Teller 9:45—Conversation Unlimited. . 10:00—MYSTERIOUS TRAVELER (MBS) 10:30—News - . 10:40—Sports Page 10:45—Dr's. Orders. ll-MO—I LOVE A MYSTERY* (MBS) 11:15—Music & Malariy 11:30—'Arhbassa'dbr Hotel Orchestra 12:00—Sign Olf - „-» ....... WEDNESDAY 6:30—Toast 'N Jam Session 7:25—Sports Cast. 7:30—Hews and.. Weather 7:45—Sons of Pioneers 8:00—Family Altar 8:05—Musical Time, Clock 9:00—Jack Baker Show. 9:15—Morning Interlude .9:30—welcome To Hollywood (ABC) 10:00—News 10:10_Air Traffic '& Weather 10:15—Call for Cashi 10:30—Woman to Woman ll:00---MJD-MORNIN.a MATINEE . 11:15—ART BAKER'S NOTEBOOK (ABC) 11:30—Mutual .Nejvsreel,. \ 11:45—News Through .Eyes of Church 12:00—Chilkoot Charlie 12: is—News, 12:30—Precues Sc Melody 1:00—QUEEN FOR A DAY (MBS) 1:30—SURPRISE PACKAGE (ABC) 2:00—MODERN ROMANCES (ABC) 2:30—Tune-O- 3:00—Mu?ic. You .Want , 3;30—NANCY CRAIG ,(ABC) 3:45-^-HANNTBAL COBB (ABC) 4:00—Telerequest 4:30—Story Lady 4:45—Jimmy Allen . 5:00—THE LONE RANGER (ABC) 5:30—Hollywood - Billboard 5:45—Mellow Time 6:00—News. - . TUESDAY 8:00—News and .Weather 6: io—Keynotes By.. Carle 6:45—Hometown Reporter 7:00—SUSPENSE (CBS) 7:30—ARTHUR GODFREY (CBS) 8:00—RATE .YOUR MATE (CBS) 8:30—AMERICAN FORUM (NBC) ,9:00—Alaska New? 9:15—Ink Spots : <• S.-30—Your Choice In Music 8:45—Crospy. 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' 11:30—TREASURY BANDSTAND (CBS) i 12:00—White Elephant Shop I 12:15—News I 12:30—PLAYBOYS (NBC) 12:45—Consumers Report 1:00—Time, for Three-quarter Time 1:30—Midafternoon Melodies 2:00—Salon Serenade 2:30—RENDEZVOUS, ROOM (NBC) 3 :QO-~HospitaK Request*. 3:30—1ST ' FREEDOM - i NBC i 4:00—Library Lady 4:15_Kiddie Disks 4:30—Foy Willing 4:45—Dan, Dunn 5:0'0—TIGHTS (CBS) 5:30—Sports Highlights 5:35—Program Prevues 5:457-Diifcing on a Cloud 6:00—News By George Gale There axe no people like railroad rienced greater growth in the last people to swap yarn among tfiem- ten years than any other section, of j selves _ It S(; ems that more interesting the United States. We are planning things happen :o railroaders than there is scarcely i ever lived there. "When you fly over Passage Point you can, if you know where to look and look closely, you can make out a row of stubs of old. piling, running out into the water. That used to be a dock and behind the dock were the bunkers that used to be filled with gypsum from the mine two or three miles up the hillside. Forty or 50 men used to work there—from 1906 until around 1933—the year around. "Farther down, at Tokeen and Calder and Deweyville are the concerns a time when they were were marble quarries. Marble was yond js what was once a clearing in] prospecting together in the Kan-, hoUR . shipped from there for many years; the timber| now grown up To alder j tishn for a big season in 1951 and .expect | other single branch of our to carry more passengers than we i societ y t ar;C 3 t .hese stories, true or have in any year since the war." i notj a i wa y s bear repeating. In addition to regular year around [ weekly passenger service, .The Alas- i ka Line offers frequent freighter j one such yam is told by Bob Stormy, the Mule schedules. • Federal Employes Seek Overtime Pay Establishment of true overtime, compensation in federal service was urged today by the executive council of the National Federation of Federal Employees, in session at na-> tional headquarters in Washington, D.C. "The present system of overtime compensation for federal employees within the purview of the compensation classification act is manifestly unfair, unjust and from the standpoint of all recognized modem standards of personnel administration. unsVund," the council said. "Federal employees work millions of hours of overtime ep.ch year even in normal times. "Now, in this period of national [Kayford and Buster Riddle, and it emer , ency . tney will be ca lled upon for manv millions of additional*. shipped to San Diego and Salt Lake City and Lord knows where else and used in public buildings. There is lots of marble left, but there is not a sign of life, around the old. quarries. "Down a little farther, on the shore of Kasaan Bay, are a few weatherworn shacks and some piles of rusty sheet iron. That is Hadley, where once there was a copper smelter. It is long sines gone, although there are yet eons of fine copper ore for the mining of it. Over the hill, where you can't quite see it, is the ghost of Sulzer, where another copper smelter belched smoke and a hundred men drew their pay regularly on Saturday nights. Now it is surrounded by the Hydaburg Indian Reservation and it is doubtful that the remaining ore will ever be touched. "When you fly from Ketchikan to Juneau you pass a long inlet with a sizeable river emptying into its head -Speel River where once, thirty years or so ago, there was a pulp mill-. -Not one of those rosy-cloud- shrouded, mills that the -Development tfoard builds twice a week,-but a real pulp mill, noisy and stinking and turning out real 'wood'pulp. There is sca-rcely a trace today, . ."Arid up on a hill side not far be- How Cold Can It Get? LISTEN TO TEMPI RAfU 6 TIMES DAILY KFAR "TEMPERATURE REPORTS WITH A LILT" \ "Presented' By SOUTH SIDE BEVERAGE CO, tishna country. They owned a little) and underbrush. That is where stood '. pack mule called Stormy and one | the lOD-stamp mill of the Chief mine. Time and a half for overtime is od pacs. mtue uaiieu OLU.HI*.> uuu. uuc i . . , . . n: summer they turned two cub bears' a recognized principle tnroaghout m ^^ ^ ^^ ^ business and mdustry . The pnnciple "The list can be continued almost without end—the ghostly gray build- liwah. One afternoon Bob looked out the Alaska- Juneau; the j the door to see what was causing vrepderown right-of-wav of the Cop- i a great commotion outside, and lo weeagrown ngm ui way 01 LUC ings of jof overtime compensation has been recognized by the federal government as well. "But the present law does not provide true time and a half for over- hphnlri rherp r?lrp that littl° I Vlae true urae a " u " "*"* iui uvcl " per river and Northwestern; La- and beholo. there can,e that littl, . portion touche Ellamar. the valleys where Pack mule charging down upon .the tme - That ls P aia om > P dredges once worked but cannot cabin with Chinook and Williwah work now because the price of gold close en his heels. will riot let them: the inlets where herring plants once threw out their Before Bob really knew what was happening. Stormy, had charged -eriches but do so no longer because right into the cabin, rushed straight the price of oil won't pay the over- through to the rear ot the cabin, dived under a table and stuck his head. "You go on, of course, to the new buildings at Elmendorf and Richardson, Ladd and Kelson, and the -shiny new apartment buildings of the towns. Somehow they seem to have no reality whatever. They are there, of course, and at the moment the defense boom shows no sign of ending—but the whole thing is still a balloon—an Alaskan bubble—that is going to rip or blow up or get caught 'in a downdraft one fine morning;. "There is a little mining, of course; and down here in Southeastern there is sonie logging and lumbering—mainly 'dependent upon 'defense building for continued existence. There is still some fishing in the summer, but the seasons became shorter and : the gains fewer year by year, "B'ut triere 'isn't, as I can -see it now, 'and despife the hip and hurrah of the ADB, a single solid pillar upon which 'io base 'a stable economy, let alorie a foundation on it, "Maybe the-only sensible thing to do is to get out, like you 'are doing, and. let tne -thing-slide,"but I'interi'd to stick around-at least- a little longer just to see what happens." There it is, fellow Alaskans, there it is. WEEKLY WINTER RATES NOW IN EFFEQT NU-ARCTIC HOTEL " 411 - FIRST AVENUE ' FOR Reliable Service NfVER LATE head under the cook stove. Buster yelled to Bob to "Get that mule outa here!", but just then the two yearling bears ran in the door and sought shelter under the bunks. "You've got too many pets," Bob yelped . r But Buster grabbed his gun and ran outside to see what was wrong. And just in time; for there in the front yard was one of the biggest grizzlies either Bor or Buster had ever seen. He was about the size and shape of a Ford coupe. Bob fired his .375 Magnum and the bear slumped. But the shot frightened the cub : bears and one of them stepped on Stormy, who let out a loud bray and, kicked the table and stove to pieces. One of the bears tried to get out through a. window but .:got stuck when half-way through, and the .other . tried to climb up to Buster's shoulders for protection. The',second-shot killed the.Griz- zley; but the -noise was- enough -to send Chinook the rest of the way through _the window, taking the frame with him. Stormy kicked his ,way-irito the root cellar and Willi- wah, left Buster only to knock- Bob down as he went out through the door. . • The two bears and the mule were forgiven, but the boys left.ihe Kan- tishna country to move to Pair- banks where they could find some peace and quiet. . " of the salary, the remaining overtime being fixed on a declining scale. The result is that scores of thousands of federal employees who put in heavy hours of overtime are sharply penalized in compensation,^ an indefensible situation from any* point of view. "Congress has recognized the validity of overtime compensation. It, now should act to remedy the serious defect in the law which renders it discriminatory and reduces its effectiveness for the very purpose for which it was established. "That action should be taken at this session of congress," the council concluded. Well, the Eagles have decided to run a special excursion train down to the Anchorage Fur Rendezvous. The train' is to leave on -Feb. 21 and return Feb. 26. On the special trip will be; the-Eagle hockey team, the basketball team, bowling team, curling team and a group .of • Fairbanks boxers. Delegates are also expected from Ladd and Eielson l air force bases. Whmg-Din? Trip This should be one big whins- ding of a trip. I know all the boys will be royally .welcomed at the southern town, and negotiations are under way to have the Anchorage-, it'es pay a return visit for our Winter Carnival. A verbal orchid should be extended to Clarence Cade, the Fairbanks yard clerk. Clarence is one of those individuals who'taibws his business and keeps things' going smoothly but doesn't usually come to the at- tention of the, public eye. When Cade conies to work he covers the Fairbanks yard with a good, accurate check. He then down and works rapidly and accurately, doing his job.so that the desired information and forms will be at the right -place at the right- time so that the program goes on as scheduled. A lot of people in this world are . like Clarence. They do a fine job keeping the cogs of industry turning while a lot of others ride the gravy train and take all the credit. It is heard via the grape vine that the service clubs of Anchorage are out-to. bring the Miss Alaska beauty pageant to Anchorage. Any'city that takes an interes^ in this affair aha tries to promote it to the utmost will be doing Alaska a lot of good. For this beauty contest and the Atlantic City trijj bring "Alaska into the national picture more than a lot of political howling ever could. Jean -McDonald The Alaska Railroad employes are very anxious to get Miss Jean McDonald of Curry to be their candidate, and we all sincerely hope Miss McDonald will consent to This would give her a chance to become eligible for scholarships, a stage career or a pick of jobs. The more cities that take part in this contest, the better material we will have to show Alaska off to the world. ' ~ The Fairbanks newspapers arid radio stations have all been very "cooperative in this, and now the An- ihorage papers 'and radio stations are also coming through in great style. Regardless of what should happen to our Winter Carnival or anything else, 'the. Miss Alaska beauty pageant 'is the 'one thing that -Fair- oanks should try to keep here in our town.

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