Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jul 2 1967, Page 59

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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - July 2, 1967, Tokyo, JapanPark greets Taipei envoy nationalist chinese vice president . Yen Calls on korean president Chung Hee Park and presents his credentials As the special chinese envoy to Park s inauguration saturday. After the presentation at the Blue House presidential Man Sion yen met . Vice president Huber Humphrey. A radio photo gang attack in Kozas a Okinawa Bureau Koza Okinawa a group of masked gunmen believed to be members of a Futema gang threw a Home made bomb and fired pistols from passing Auto mobiles at rival gang members in a Kachinko House in Koz Friday police said. No one was reported injured. Police believe that it was retaliatory attack by a Futema gang on Koza based Yang Arurang for the May 14 raid on Futema Boss Seiko Taba s Home. One Futema gangster was shotto death and seven other per sons including Taba s own sister were injured during the attack. Preliminary investigation Fri Day revealed three bullets shot through doors arid Walls of Astore. Officers said the pistols used May be 45s. The Home made bomb first believed be a dynamite stick was later found out to be a explosive made from firecrackers stuffed in a thick cardboard Cylinder. It landed and exploded on a sidewalk several feet fro the Yanaru gangsters. Futema and Koza police raided four hideouts and Homes of the Futema gang later Friday arrested one gang member and confiscated a few weapons. But they failed to find any pistols. Okinawa hails new airline flags a Okinawa Bureau Naha Okinawa a new Page in the history of Okinawa was turned saturday. Japanese flags were hoisted Over Ryukyu an ships at Tomari and Naha ports for the first Tim since the end of world War ii while an aircraft bearing the japanese National insignia took off on its Maiden flight to off Shore islands to inaugurate the services of the newly formed Southwest ships blew whistles at Tomari and Naha commercial ports the new Flag for the Ryu Yuan vessels the rising Sun Flag topped by a White Pennant with the word Ryukyu inscribed in roman and japanese Kanji characters was hoisted aboard local ships in place of the Delta ceremonies were held to commemorate the occasion at Naha port during which representatives from the japanese and local governments presented the new Flag to owners and Crews of the local tuna fishing boats. The . And japanese govern ments reached agreement to authorize the Ryukyu an vessels to Fly the Pennant topped Japa Nese Flag during the 12th .-Japan consultative committee meeting March 1 this Delta Flag was first flown by Ryukyu an vessels in 1950.okinawans have often complained that the Flag was partly responsible for the frequent capture of Ryukyu an tuna boats in the indonesian , ceremonies were held at Naha civil air terminal to celebrate the inauguration of the new Southwest airline an inter Island air service company formed by Japan air lines an local business groups. Chief executive of the Ryu Kytus seiho Matsuoka Cut the ribbon to commemorate the first flight of a con Vair 240 during the Observance attended by Many High ranking government officials businessmen and officials of Japan air lines. Following the ceremonies the aircraft took off to the Southern Ryukyu with 39 guests including newsmen aboard. Tanks called in to help Battle holed up hunks Manila up tanks were ordered into the Battle Friday after a communist huk assassination team threw Back a Dawn attack by government troops in a Village 40 Miles North of army troops and philippine constabulary lost one dead and three wounded when they attacked four houses held by the hunks in san Pedro san Simon Pang Miner s body is recovered Manila up the body Ofa Miner trapped with 42 other workers in a 4,000-foot under ground Tunnel was recovered by rescuers thursday. The Gold Copper mine Tunnel in tuba Bengue 125 Miles North of Manila collapsed Dur ing a heavy storm wednesday trapping the miners. Rescue of the remaining 42workers continues but Hopes Are dim that they Are still alive. Panga huk assassination team has been trapped in the Are since thursday afternoon when the communists opened fire on government troops As they a commander Pinata a former san Sumon policeman was killed in the initial fire fight that lasted for four hours. The commander whose real name was Paulino roue a was a suspect in 18 communist assassinations in the Rich Central Plains area. First philippine constabulary one commander Brig. Gen. Rafael Ileto halted the shooting last evening to avoid injury to civilians who May have be entrapped in the huk held houses. The government troops sur rounded the houses and set up search lights during the after Dawn Friday they launched an attack that was thrown Back As the Forward elements almost reached the dead constabulary Cor poral fell close enough to the houses for the hunks to seize his Rifle and then pulled his troops Back to their siege positions to await arrival of the tank and its heavy artillery. Power Drain on Okinawa Sokiran Okinawa usary is there is a critical shortage of electrical Power on Okinawa Between 7 and 9 . But Power rationing can be avoided if the military and civilian communities cooperate in conserving electricity. This week a 11,500-Kilowattgenerator in the Mac Hinato Power Plant failed and Vita parts have been sent to Japan for repair. As most generators Are already operating at 100 to 420 per cent of their rated Capac Ity additional breakdowns can be expected. Electricity users Are asked to cooperate by taking the follow ing precautions Between 7 and 9p.m. 1 operate Only a minimum Ofair conditioners. 2 turn off the electricity toot water Heaters during sleep ing hours. 3 extinguish lights on Utility porches use Only when essential to security.4 do not turn on outside lights until just prior to retiring. Turn them off in the morning. Ryukyuan-. Fair opens in Sokiran Sokiran Okinawa Usa Rytis the 1967 Ryukyu an american carnival and Mercan tile fair was officially opened Friday by maj. Gen. Bruce Kendall Deputy commanding general us Aryis. Kendall outlined some of the Many civic projects in the Ryu Yuan and american communities which depend on the Carni Val proceeds. He expressed his Confidence that the 1967 Carni Val and fair would be the bes yet and thanked local business men who were supporting the Effort by purchasing Booths and displaying their for the ceremony was provided by the Kamihara Junior High school band of Naha and the 29th army band. Following the ceremony . Robert Domos carnival chairman led Kendall on a tour of the carnival areas. Seventy eight Booths inside Stilwell fieldhouse were sold to local merchants who Are Dis playing products including cars cameras pianos and watches. The game area includes new ways to test Luck and skill kiddie rides the flying Saucer and rocket rides and the 1st special forces jump Tower. Okinawa regional Exchange is operating concessions in the Center of the carnival Midway and also a huge area on the upper level of the fieldhouse. Special features will include Habu Mongoose fights bullfights on july 2 and 9 and nightly entertainment. No Marc Fern Viet raids Ramos Manila a philippine foreign Secretary n a r c i s Ramos said Friday the . Was not using the Central philippine Mac Tan a for offensive Pur poses in Vietnam. But he said this was subject to confirmation by the base commander of Mac Tan. Ramos disclosed that presi Dent Ferdinand Marcos had summoned the base commander to Manila following reports that Mac Tan is being utilized by . For air strikes against North Vietnam. The reports have been denied by the . Embassy which says the base is merely being used As a shipment Point to Vietnam. Ramos said this country an the . Are finalizing an agree ment whereby the . Will have the right to use Mac Tan for shipping purposes for As Long As the Vietnam War continues. Ramos said the two govern ments have agreed to let their armed forces negotiate on the joint use of Mac Tan but no agreements have been reached. Asked if there was any possibility of the Philippines not be ing sufficiently informed on operations of american bases in the Philippines he replied i Don t think such a possibility have Liaison officers and customs inspectors in Clark a and Cubi Nas. They have the Reyes their ears. If there is some Monkey business they will inform .aids Guam Village Washington a a $92,-697 Advance Federal Grant to help finance the planning for re Newal of the typhoon damaged Village of Yona in Guam was announced by the department of housing and Urban development Friday. The announcement said the total program will Cost $3,476, 540 and the project include clearance of the devastated area and reconstruction of the Homes. Mac terminal record Clark a . Is the604th military Airlift support so. Broke a year old record recently when they processed 3,785 Pas sengers through the military Airlift command terminal Here. The previous record for a 24-hour period was 3,600, Accord ing to a 604th mass spokesman. 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