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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 19, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Mice millions eat giant Swath across yugoslav farmlands Yugoslavia up a horde of millions of mice swept across wide areas of Bosnia wiping out hundreds of acres of the army of Field mice squeaking and constantly on the devoured onions and even fruit still on they appeared a few Days crawling through the Farmland of 25 Miles South of by tuesday their March had carried them Forward 10 thursday the mice reached a Mountain overlooking the outskirts of More hordes of mice were re ported around 40 Miles North of experts attributed the phenomenon to the fact that natural enemies of Field have largely been killed off in Bosnia by they said the female Field mouse produces about 300 Young a the army of mice is moving mostly at and Dawn brings new scenes of devastation to the worried in the Kalinovik area an estimated villagers have had their crops wiped i planted a big crop this said Mihajlov a Farmer in the Village of selo now i Haven anything to i have six children in the continued on Back 1 Pacific an authorized publication of the armed forces in the far East five Star edition 1 n 22b n 21 g Imit Tefs to Cloo 230 1967 Fairbanks disaster area la j Alaska of Refu gees lining the Hills around this flooded City were cheered thursday by presi Dent Johnsons designation of Fairbanks and other towns in Central Alaska As a disaster area for the Sec Ond time in three but the Brown Waters of the Chena which bisects this City of the Sec Ond largest in were receding at a tantalizingly slow it appeared there would be no Chance before saturday for the refugees to return to their mud filled Homes and businesses to Start a massive cleanup and re construction the p r e s i d e n to action prompted this jubilant comment by mayor red Boucher now Well get the Job done in All we need is the tools and were ready to Anchorage and South Central Alaska were declared a disaster area following the 1964 Earth quake and the Federal govern ment poured in nearly half a billion dollars for reconstruct two More bodies were found in Fairbanks thursday in a log Cabin near the Center continued on Back 3 lava pours from Etna Sicily a Etna erupted thursday 24 hours after 37 Earth shocks were registered in this nearby City which was destroyed in 1908 by a disastrous molten Rock was fired Hund reds of feet into the air in the new eruption of the intermittently Active lava be Gan pouring from a vent on the Volcano Northeast slope where there have been frequent eruptions during the past two Etnas eruptions Are often preceded by Earth of the 37 recorded Here wednes Day Only three were Strong enough to be Felt by most Resi no damage was because of a mechanical delivery of Days Pacific stars and stripes was we re Gret the inconvenience but Hope return to Normal schedules House oks tax boost Washington a the House voted thursday for a raise in benefits to million social Security increased payroll taxes and tougher administration of welfare the Rol Call vote was 414 to the based on a minimum per cent now goes to the which is expected to rework it its final shape will not be determined for weeks and the additional benefits May not be flowing before the end of the gop wins California Senate some people like this one looking out a and others take to boats and leave their Homes in flood stricken fair these typically would in crease to the Benefit of an aged couple now receiving a the minimum pay ment of for a single person retired under the regular pro Gram would go up to the maximum from to the amount a social Security recipient May earn in a month without having his Benefit reduced would be increased from to while the rate of payroll tax would not be changed immedi the wage base on which it is applied would go up next year from to this would result in a tax increase for anyone earning As much As and for his further increases would come in future through the House devoted Little de Bate to these provisions but controversy continued Over provi Sions designed to slow the growth of some of the federally aided welfare the Bill contains income limitations on persons eligible for up radio photo continued on Back 1 san Francisco up republicans won control of the California Senate for the first time in a decade tuesday in a special election that boosted Ronald Reagan As a rising gop san franciscans went to the polls in Large numbers to elect a moderate Republican and reject the Senate bid of a Liberal state assemblyman who campaigned against reagans Economy nearly Complete unofficial re turns gave municipal court judge Milton Marks votes and his democratic assemblyman John the Victory for a for Mer Republican assemblyman produced a 2020 partisan stand off in the Republican Robert Finch will have the tie breaking vote on part line the Senate in Republican hands gives Reagan a better Chance of scoring legislative housewife Dies 48 lives san Francisco up a 57yearold housewife was re ported recovering thursday after being shocked Back from the Brink of death 48 times in four Days last doctors at Franklin Hospital said Mary Baptista won her fight for life Over tremendous they said a patient usually can survive five or possibly 10 such heart attacks before the heart gives out or returns to its Normal beating the first attack came july 3 As Baptista waited in her room for a minor she was administered the first Shock treatment and sent to an in Tensive care in the next 24 she had 32 cardiac arrests some As close together As 15 she received 15 More electrical treatments in the next three doctors credited Bap vistas survival to electronic monitoring of her a relatively new Hospital tech Nique that flashes pictures of the beat on a an electronic defibrillator was applied to her heart when the rhythm became so abnormal As to indicate that not enough blood was being pumped into her sys a san Francisco heart specialist in charge of the treat ment said the patient had a his tory of rheumatic heart he said the plus prolonged use of her system to lose

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