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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - August 17, 1967, Tokyo, JapanChild s Eye May be saved new York up Jose Rico Domingo the filipino baby brought Hereford treatment of Eye cancer is in Good health and his Mother has High Hopes his right Eye is saved and she can return Home with him in about six weeks. The cancer infected left Eye of the 4-month-old child had been removed in the philippine Sand the boy was sent to the United states under the sponsorship of his country s first lady mrs. Imelda Marcos for radiation treatment to save his right Eye. He received treatment from the Betatron Ray machine at Columbia presbyterian hos Pital s Institute of ophthalmology and has been doing Fine eve since. He is not hospitalized and i with his Mother who lives with mrs. Leticia Babiera of the philippine consulate. The boy will be measured thursday for a artificial Eye on his left Side which he will receive in about two weeks. On sept. 6, Jose will undergo final checkup at Columbia presbyterian to make sure al malignancy has been arrested and if All goes Welt mrs. Else Santos Domingo will return Home with the baby by about mid september. The Mother has acquired stroller and has been taking Jose out to Central Park. A present he does not need any medical care. His regular Doc Tor Robert m. Ellsworth is on vacation Jose is the son of a filipino journalist. � Ryukyu police on obon Alert Naha Okinawa is Ryu Yuan police tuesday launched a six Day Island wide Campaignio crack Down on crime and traffic violations during thebon season. The obon festival begins Fri Day and will end monday. Police said thefts burglaries and traffic accidents usually show a sudden increase during this festival season every year. Special foot patrol teams teach police station will tighten surveillance in Busy Market an entertainment areas of each District while bolstered traffic police will watch for Highway violations. They said highways will be clogged Over the weekend As okinawan head for their Home sin the country to observe the festival. Obon is one of Okinawa s big Gest holidays second Only to new year s Day. More thou o come role framed like a Cameo portrait a ch-46a sea Knight helicopter from Marine medium helicopter so. 165 is seen from the window of another chopper As they return to a nans after Landing a strike Force of vietnamese soldiers and . Army advisers eight Miles West of the tra Bong special forces Camp. Below them Are stretches of Sand and Bamboo Groves the Patchy featureless terrain helicopter pilots in Vietnam get to know Well. Airman guides missiles and dogs Kadena a Okinawa of guidance is a very important word to . William Smith of the 498th tactical missile group at Kadena a. When he is not Busy on his Job As a missile guidance maintenance technician he is putting dogs through their paces As the instructor of the dog obedience class at the Schilling Community Center. The 10-week course included students ranging in size from dachshunds to great began his dog guidance career in 1961 when he and his German Shepherd attended a class similar to the one he no instructs at Orlando Beach Fla. His first attempt at a dog show brought him a fourth place in a Florida wide event. He trained to become an instructor with the German Shep Herd dog club of Florida. Heater became president of the same organization in addition to being a member of the Board of directors of the Florida Ken Nel club. Smith s Best Friend and assistant instructor is his German Shepherd Rolf his third dog since 1961. Rolf is used As demonstrator. The next 10-week session will begin saturday. Smith says he can accommodate up to 30 dogs. Kadena seeks blood donations Kadena a Okinawa to blood donations will be collected again thursday at the Kadena a Schilling Community Center. Anyone wishing to donate May go the Center be tween the hours of 8 . And 3 30 . This will be the second blood drive for August. Donations Are collected on the first and third thursday of every month by medical teams from it. Buck Ner. During the last collection Aba surpassed its goal by 21 pints. Sailors Spruce up school Naha Okinawa Pao Navy men from the naval air facility Naha have completed painting the exterior of Tomilu Suku or. High school South of Here. The project which include seven Large two and three Story unfinished Concrete buildings was completed through the efforts of both Volunteer and As signed Navy men plus a num Ber of Pat volunteers. Done commercially the Job would have Cost an estimated $1,300.the paint was supplied through the efforts of the Navy Community relations Council in cooperation with the Navy pub Lic affairs office. Much of the it was mixed mechanically with out charge by the Ueki paintco., Naha. The painting was one of continuing Effort by the Navy to help Tom Ogusuku school. Afew months ago Navy heavy equipment was used to fill an level the school s playground. Further playground improve ment is expected in the coming months. Philippine vote Campaign is off to Stormy Start Gri unit oks guff Manila up the 1967 political Campaign opened tuesday with a rally by president Ferdinand e. Marcos Nacion Alista party and claims by the opposition liberals that they have been subjected to terrorism. To add to the candidates problems Justice Secretary Claudio Teehankee appointed a special panel to investigate anyone accused of violating the new election code. Violations now include vote buying donations by candidates to worthy causes electioneering by Public officials provision of food drinks Money or transportation at rallies or on registration or election Day and the spending of More than one year s salary on election expenses. Three senators were ordered removed from office two months ago after they admitted the spent More on their campaigns than the 7,200-peso $1,800 offi Cial annual salary. The Nacion Alista rally a lao a in Marcos Home prov Ince of Locos Northern Luzon has intended to present the party s eight senatorial Candi dates in the nov. 14 elections. The charges of political terrorism were filed by two Liberal party leaders from Romblon province a group of islands 150 Miles Southeast of Manila. Former gov. Antonio Mayuga and mayor Jose Arboleda of look claimed they were sur rounded at the Airport by machine gun toting police under orders of Nacion Alista mayor Feliciano Solidum of Alcantara. They said the police tried to prevent them from boarding a plane for Manila by demanding that they pay a boarding Arboleda said the policemen manhandled him when he re fused to pay. Meanwhile the chairman of the commission on elections Juan Boria said he Hopes this year to crop the wings of Manila s estimated 300,000 some voters Are reported registering at As Many As 15 to 20 different precincts under Dif Ferent names. Each vote is said to be Worth 10 to 15 pesos relatively High Price because local offices Are at stake this year. But Borra said he now has trained staff that will do nothing but compare fingerprints of registered voters. Other problems Are presented by the Large numbers of fire arms in the country. In the Cen trial provinces North of Luzon the estimate of unregistered firearms ranges from 6,000 to 10,000. Constabulary units have been alerted to keep the peace during the campaigning and election gimmicks such As makeshift armoured cars and Large retinue of heavily armed bodyguards have been banned. Philippine elections traditionally cause a certain amount of bloodshed but most candidate Sand Public officials this year Are urging their backers to exercise reasonable restraint. Is Okinawa Bureau Naha Okinawa the government of the Ryukyu for eign investment License boar tuesday approved a $32 million proposal by Gulf Oil corp. To build Petroleum trans shipment and storage facilities on Miyagi Island off the Southeastern coast of Okinawa. The investment the largest Ever to be made by a foreign firm in the Ryukyu must receive final authorization from Gri chief executive Seih Matsuoka with consent of the civil administrator. Gulf Oil plans for the Island include huge million barrel tanks for storing crude Oil pumping equipment port facilities for berthing tankers another terminal equipment. The corporation has already leased 1.9$ million Square Yards of land of Miyagi and is expected to Start construction As soon As Matsuoka approves the project. Industry and Commerce department sources said the firm is now seeking a License to build an Oil refinery on the Island. They also revealed that . Oil companies Kaiser Esso and Continental Are pre paring to apply for licenses to build Oil refineries in the Ryu Kytus. Chiang cites doctor Taipei preside Tchiang Kai Shek has conferred the Republic of China s order of the Brilliant Star on or. George e. Armstrong executive chairman of the american Bureau of medical Aid to China. Marcos of diffs key generals Manila up president Ferdinand e. Marcos has started a key reshuffle in the Philip Pine armed forces affecting a number of generals and on colonel. Marcos monday named . Segundo Velasco As chief of staff to succeed Gen. Vict Rosias philippine constabulary chief Brig. Gen. Manuel t. Vanas concurrent vice chief of staff and Commodore pastor Viado to replace Commodore Heracleo Alano As philippine Navy chief. Others All brigadier generals retiring tuesday were air Force commander Jose Ramos Hora Cio Farolan his Deputy Isauro Sison first military area com Mander Reynaldo Mendoza philippine military Academy superintendent and Protacio Sotto surgeon general. Their successors have not been named. The colonel is Jose n. Valdez chaplain at Camp Aguinaldo. Pacific stars & stripes 7 thursday aug. 17, 1967

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