Sitka Daily Sentinel

April 17, 1946

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Issue date: Wednesday, April 17, 1946

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Pages 1 - 4 of the Sitka Daily Sentinel April 17, 1946.

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Daily Sitka Sentinel (Newspaper) - April 17, 1946, Sitka, Alaska Poland Attacks Franco Sitka Sentinel NEW TORK (IP) Dr. Oscar Lan ge, Polish delegate to the United Nations security council, charged today that the government ol Fra- nco Spain was "brought Into be iMg by the Axis The Polish delegate, speaking ____________________________ (continued on back page) VOljTJMB Yn SITKA, ALASKA TERRITORY WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, MUMBKR and The Arrowhead Press SITKA-S HOME-OWNED NEWSPAPER a copy MEMBER OF Associated Press Halibut Strike Vetoed As Cannery Strike Looms Police Dep't. Resigns Egyptian Heads UN Security Council NEW YORK (ff) Dr. Afifi Pasho 57 year old Egyptian took over chairmanship of the United Na- tions security council today. He is a former baby doctor who be- came a diplomat aua banker. The new chairman succeed? Dr Quo Tai-Chi China. Under council rules, the cnalr manship is held for one month by each delegate in the English al- phehtical order of the countries, on the council. I SEATTLE (IP) Alaska fish i nery workers are demanding a I wage increase of 30 cent over i 1945 and have get Saturday, April 20 as deadline for reacting I an agreement with a sttike to fo> low April 21 if negotiations fan. I The average wage last yeai was 3160 monthly, reported the Can- nery Workers and Farm Laborer.; Union WASHINGTON (Jf) The State Department announced today that the government of Iran has given notice it intends to establish a blind censorship on oxitgoing news dispatches of foreign correspond- ents there. Action Follows Council Move To Save Money Protesting action of the Coun- cil in cutting salaries all down the line, the entire Police Department resigned last evening, following Council recommendation of Hilary of monthly for Chief of Po- lice and of 1250 for one patrol- man. Many Jobs Vacant In Alaska To Fly Fresh Food To Alaska SEATTLE UP) Daily air ship-, ..___________________ ments of hundreds of pounds of j at 8 p. m. by Mayor Charles were 1.024 Job vacancies and culy fresh foods and per shables are help j Peterson, with all councilman prc 135 job seekers. ing meet shortages in Alaska caus !sent- Correspondence read includ The positions are scattered tan SEATTLE (IP) The halibut men ed Dy thc tlellp ,ne territory's ed a letter frOm 3- c- cl'A ont the territory. Seren hundred of the Deep Sea Fishermen's Un y0rta by a longshoremen's tsriko. (stating the city audit would be- jobB are open in the Aleutian ANCHORAGE Iff) The enptov Council was caned to order pro ment office here reported there Communists Take PIEPING The fall of Cbang chuu, capital of civil war torr Manchuria, to an overwhelming force of Communist troops, was for ecast at Sino Amcricau troop head quarters today as China hopeiUlly awaited the arrival of peace ing General Marshall. Latest news dispatches reported Communist forces had penetrated deep into Changchun, seized Its only railway station, and disrupt ed commiin ications formerly con- trolled by government officials. Peiping observers doubted that government troops there would .Aold out three more days. In Chu 'king, officials estimated the orients new First Army would Tequire at least 'a week to push the 90 miles from newly seized Szeplngnai north to Chungchun against communist harassment. Thc army was -moving afoot, with (continued oii back page) Coal Strike Sbws Steel Industry NEW TORK (fP) Dwindling sup plies of coal and coke will force the steel industry to operate on a day to day basis by this weekend the Iron Age said today In a week ly survey. Many steel makers, said the mag azlne, have gambled on the chance the coal strike would he settled to time to prevent a drastic shut- down of the industry, and main- tained a higher than expected oi> crating rate. Another segment oJ the Industry however, was forced to curtail op orations further. Continuation 6J the strike, "which now seems accord Ing to the trade publication, will force steel operations lower next week. In the meantime, Ingot out put this week remains at 79 per cent of capacity. ion (Ind) voted 176 to 36 yester day against a strike proposed as a The third C-47 transport in 4 days was being loaded today with trike proposed as a protest of Of pounds of food to be flown north to Fairbanks, Anchorage and Nome. The first Went out Sun day with pounds and anoth al to raise .halibut ceiling prices. Canadian fishermen were ing the Seattle returns and were j er On Monday ,vltn 2i500 pounds. expected to follow the local lead. Smilller shipments have been soing Strike votes were being taken at out each day on ,egalar Ian. union branches in Ketchtkan, Pet flignta north liit coiild not affect the Seattle de cision said union officials. "Our men will be on the tish- ing banks when the season May 1" said union secretary Her old Grotle, The fishermen at a recent hear ing asked an increase ot at least 20 percent in the ceilings.of 17 cents a pound for medium halibut and 16 cents tor large and small fish. They based the request on increases in operating costs. __ Alettttaaff gin April 22 or 23; also a letter which most Veterans of OB from Delegate E. Banlett in- tne isiands refuse to consider, tbe closing communication from the office said yesterday. War Department stating they were There are a large number of investigating the possibility of job opportunities for women, the turn oE the Halibut Point proper report added. ty to civilian control. j _ __ A letter from the Sitka Public I Utilities was also read, indicative they had moved _ .to agreement to "purchase electrical i energy from whatever government i CIO-PAC Backs Truman's Progm WASHINGTON hungry because they always bave large stored supplies of staple food i asency would operate the Navy but they have been running short I generating plant; also the SPC of fresh foods, M. M. McKcuzie, j had agreed to continue the present partner in a large produce firm arrangement of furnishing water said. I to Japonski. Council adopted Re- -j_ "They never have more than absolution No. 122, approving the through (ttoodlr law week's supply of fresh food on i SPU action. makers as the CTO-PAC demanded President U hta lefUBMlTe turht hand." WASHINGTON SPU action. Applications for city positions deff' fOr those were then read as follows: A. P Emergency Pranklln and william Lindqulsi, .WASHINGTON Emergency j p ,n and wmia c transportation between to be chiat and White ag o'fo'od T SSST ,_ 1 respectively, ay members or that ators may have been titmir In t-li o. -oraci ifwu UMTK UUK Board. Alaska Air carriers which oper ate solely within the Territory j were authorized to fly supplies be- tween Seattle and Alaska points j Mac Arthur Bluntly Warns Council TOKYO (JP) Oen. MacArthur v plied to Russian criticism by bluntly telling the 4-power Allied council today- that consideration of his past actions in administer- ing Japan was no part of its joo. And his military government of i ficer asserted that Russia's ques inventory in years, tion of Allied occupation policy, I Halting transporation facilities, piies in the territory was authoriz, -yy Knight foi by 'he CiTil as CMyMWbime. his objectires In McGraw for ri-appc.-.'ment the hope they will bear down OB as City Supervisor and Chief of Police; Frank Calvin for re-ap- pointmeut as City Clerk, Treasur until June 1. The Board said it has been ad- vised by the Interior Department that stocks of meat and some other supplies will be exhausted in Al- aska within two weeks and that t all foodstuffs are at their lowest6 j er Tax Collector, etc. Mayor Peterson announced the following committee appointments finance: Nordby, Rands, Sarveia; police and fire: Brightman, Char teris, Rands, ation sewers, gar Sarveia, Nordbv in good faith or not at present are unable to replenish is a warning that succes, of the oc 0{ 'oofj and other upatibn is threatened." MacArthur told the council in a written statement that Its "reapon stbility, being exculslvely advis- ory and does not In- volve a review of action hereto- for taken In the administration of Japan." His military government officer said the Japanese government was complying with the purge directive "as fast as consistent with occupa tion policies." MacArthur also replied to a 3ub slan request that a new election lie held if an "undesirable" diet were chosen in last Wednesday's balloting. He indicated some sue cessf ill candidates would be Investl gated further, and added: "It is essential tnat the Suprems Commander Issue no statement and avoid any action which might seem to bring pressure, for ot a- gaijist any particular party or group." tlie Board said. New Vets Bureau In Alaska Charteris. Brightman. Price; pub I lie works and public relations: Nordby, Brishtman, Sarveia, Cha rterfs. Council voted to these committee appointments. A petition signed hy a number, of residents asked for private op- eration of garbage facilities; that advertisements for bids for gar- bage service be made by the city and that the garbage contract be let to the lowest bidder. This pe- SEATT1.E (IP) A regional Alas tition was referred io the sanita- ka office at Juneau, headed by An tion and garbage committee for in thony E. Karnes, new regions' vestigation and report at the next manager, will be set up by the meeting. Veterans' Administration on Apirl Dr. Charteris moved that pend- 22, Deputy Administrator D. M. iug the appointment of a chlet of Shute announced today. police and patrolman, all members Nine key personnel, with aeces ot the Police Department be those issues in their election paigns. The CfO Political Action Com- mittees call for the defeat ot De mocrats and who op pose what i: ermed the "pecafci- came, as southern crau who have no lore for the la- bor-political organization anaag ed to caucus tonight. Leaders of the caucus move said (continued on back page) Meat Supply At Low Wartime Level WASHINGTON yp) The natiou meat supply is sagging to wartime levels and may stay there early fall. This situation waa disclosed by the Agriculture Depaiiment IB a statement on how it will divide de dining suppllea daring the April- the sary records, will fly north Friday lieved of duty. The motion carri- ar.d the office will occupy aboui ed. square feet of space In the Council then voted to approve Goldstein building there, he salo. the following Bay A staff of 21 persons is planned McGraw as full time Chief ot Po- lice at monthly salary of 1300.00: Snb-regional offices will be op Frank Calvin as City Clerk, Trea ened later at Anchorage, and con- surer, etc.. at monthly salary of tact offices be set up at KetchiKan f300; W. Knight City Kag- The per capita civilian ply at least until July 1 ed to be at an annual average rmle ot 132 pound! (carcan weight sta) as compared wltti 147 pouA and Fairbanks. (continued on back page) rage for civilian pounds annually. IS? ;