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Independent Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - July 14, 1957, Long Beach, CaliforniaLuni Loy july 14, 1w . Says the Girard Case continued from Page Al it girl try and his Ferond Nickel were ordered to to stand guard Over a gun and some personal property. It on land where the u. S. Forces held Maneu vers. The japanese else used the land Lor the same purposes. At Othor times it was used by the natives Lor farming. _. It was common practice Lor japanese natives to gather up empty shells torn the rifles and sell them As Salvage. Their terrible poverty made this lucrative. While standing guard Over the machine gun and other property the affidavit says Girard and Nickel started enticing japanese to come near them. They threw out empty shells and called to the japanese to come and got them. Apparently they thought it Good fun. But then testimony tells of How. Girard placed an empty Shell in the launcher on his Rifle and shot Over the head of one japanese. He then inserted another and shot at the woman. It struck hot body More than three inches. She died it was a bit of cruel horseplay that ended in trag Edy. It was outside any duty assigned to him. It was a violation of orders to use the grenade launcher. It was As cruel As they were enticing american children across a forbidden line with offerings of Candy and then frightening them by throwing rocks at them. T now Girard. Married to a japanese girl must stand trial under japanese Law in accordance with our agree ment with that government. It is probable his punish ment will be Little different than it would if he wore tried in a United states court or by court martial. But the important Point is that to have a million men stationed in countries All around the world. They Are Thero As guests of the country where they Are stationed. If they commit crimes in those countries they must accept the penalty of the Laws in those countries. We must face these facts or bring our men Home. The latter is what the communists would like us to do. Unless we accept the responsibility of living under the Laws of the countries where we Are allowed we Mark ourselves As occupying forces. Some would Call it imperialism. It is an unhappy situation we must face in our efforts to protect free nations and to keep Back the forces of communism. It is but one of hundreds of cases that have occurred. It is the Price we must pay for the Security we Hope to achieve by our military and foreign Lac s column like other columns is an expression personal opinion and does not necessarily reflect the considered opinion of this 9 killed by floods in Chicago continued from Page Al petals Telephone and Power equipment ran into the millions. A torrential downpour that started during a Tornado Alert dumped 6.24 indies of. Rain on the City in 24 hours. Most of it 5.49 in the 6-Houf period Between. 1 . Friday and 1 .a.m. Saturday. The old record of-6.19 inches was set we and 4, 1885. By midday major highways leading North showdown looms on disarmament recalls . Air pioneering As he dolls in sky at open records editor s note George c. Flowers executive City editor of the Independent frets Telegram was on tha West Ern air lines los Angeles to Mexico City press flight of regular starting monday preview service his reclining chair up. One notch opined that he had. T was in 1915, As he recalled it and it was in Long Beach. Earl Daugherty had a Bill reminisced and his dad had an apartment House on the n the 24-hour period aug. 3 saturday some by George c. Flowers Guadalajara so there were Flat on our to speak at feet and someone leaned seat and asked Bill to Groen you be flown before Haven t the plane lurched slightly torn Chicago Stal were closed and barricaded. The chief threat seemed to be danger of fires starting from shorted electrical. Installations or possible Gas explosions where Lood Waters have extinguished Pilot lights. The storm halted All air travel at bustling Midway air port the e nations busiest out an estimated 000 telephones and to 000 Street lights stranded hundreds of motorists turned whole neighbourhoods into lakes and created emergency conditions in hospitals some Homes were with out electrical service at one r another during the Stojin. A spokesman for taut Commonwealth Edison Sai Derrom anti restoration of service Cost the Utility about As an aftermath of the storm Siren. The bathers either took to the High ground or went into Ocean front built on a Down. Hill Grade. He kept the plane in basement that opened toward com Nav the Beach. Earl built a ramp that went Over the rough Sand Beach to ourselves. Frank Goss another Long Beach boy handed a fresh Vodka to Bill Knight oks Bill i Sacramento the equalization franchise. Tix Peoples right to know took a Board and veterans. Board. The and we had the wet stride Forward in California sat it was in 1916 that Earl got a contract Bucks from amusement urday when gov. Knight signed a Bills embodying the first general policy of open meetings and records for state government. The-66 . Assem i _. Rown Down to the wet and firm Sand and he and i often hauled his plane Over at Low tide. Earl s dad had a Siren mounted on a. Stick that he placed in the Sand. He wound it by hand and. When Earl and let go at feet Over the Pike. Earl got i the jumper by when the Day came everybody in Long Beach was Down on the Beach. Everybody that is but the jumper. Earl had a time limit into headwind and Bill easing l wanted , be cranked the on. Is at the last Mii Witt t it weft to Knur jazz fan leaps on stage punches Ella Fitzgerald Atlantic City n. J

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