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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 7, 1967, Tokyo, JapanRescued tells of clothes to live Manila up a 34-year-old father of five has recounted How he fought off starvation by eating his undershirt during a 120-hour ordeal with 20 other miners in a collapsed Gold Copper Shaft. I took off my shirt and looked at it with the Zaidof my Skull guard s Light. It was dirty. But just the same i Tore off a piece and ate it Francisco Rivera said the first time i ate of my 17 cadets Safe after air crash packing gifts for needy families clothing food and other items destined for destitute families in South Vietnam Are packed by mrs. Max e. Cooper and daughters Rena left and Laurleen. Over three tons of Relief supplies have been collected at Kadena air base since the civic action program was kicked off May 27 by maj. Gen. Jerry d. Page 313th air div. Commander. The goods will be airlifted to Saigon for distribution. Usan soiled shirt i nearly choked to death. It stuck in my Throat and had to Wash it Down with water he was no panic among the miners Rivera chose a spot near a Spring and Lay most of the Timeon our backs to conserve oxygen he said. Some prayed that god help us out of that ordeal began last wednesday when the Tunnel 150miles North of Manila collapsed during a typhoon. Altogether 42miners were trapped 400 feet below ground a reported two More bodies recovered wednesday afternoon from the Tunnel bringing the death toll to seven. Of the 42trapped, 27 were found alive but two subsequently died Only eight miners remained unaccounted for after week Lon night and Day Rescue operations by some 50 men. Meanwhile heavy rain continued to hamper the Rescue operations Navy Aid mar cos declares sends 4 War against crime sea Boos to College san Miguel . Pao operation schoolhouse is going to Aid to education program that began at the . Naval communication station Here and spread through the . 7thfleet will pay the College Tui tons of four area High school graduates this year capt. Rob Ert r. Deibler commanding officer of the station said. He told Zambales gov. Man Uel d. Barretto this will be i addition to a new High school freshman class of at least 100filipino children. The program entering it third year already is financing High school educations for 506poor children from the prov inces of Zambales Tarlac an Cavite. Begun in june 1965, opera Tion schoolhouse is supported by gifts from communication Sta Tion personnel and officers and men from almost 100 ships of the 7th Fleet. It has paid tuition for Stu dents graduating from Elemen tary schools whose parents Are unable to finance High school told the Zambales governor and mayors from sur rounding towns the program underscores the importance of education in a growing demo the program expansion will go into effect when schools re open in the Only stipulation for receiving the Grants the captains id is that the recipients re main at least four years after graduation in their Home communities working for the betterment of the local comm Manila a philippine president Ferdinand Marcos has declared a personal War on crime following indications of an increase in lawlessness in the Manila area. The abduction and rape of Awell known local movie actress in which four youths have Bee charged was apparently the last Straw for the president. The Case typhoon Billie off Okinawa Tokyo is typhoon Bil lie with Center winds of 80 m.p.h., was located thursday morning 391 Miles South of a Dena Okinawa by the joint typhoon warning Center on Guam. Weathermen at air Force weather Central Fuchu As said Billie was moving North at 12m.p.h. And was forecast to be 207 Miles South of Kadena by Friday morning at 3 . The spokesman said if the typhoon remains on its present course it will not hit any land areas. Produced reports of similar crimes in which the victims withheld complaints out of , a woman was slain apparently strangled and he body hacked to pieces. There was also a recent rash of shooting incidents in the suburbs involving policemen and charges of police abuses. Marcos called a series of conferences with Law authorities this week and ordered the police departments of two suburban towns placed under constabulary National police of a special 200 Man constabulary strike Force to Back up local authorities. A listing of known criminals, to be kept under strict close Check on All vehicles with suspicious a speedup in the prosecution of criminal cases. The president also met wit leading figures in the newspaper television and movie industries and urged them to Cut Down on the publicity Given to crime. In . Aid Washington a officials of the Agency for inter National development Aid said wednesday they Are planning a modest increase of about $50,-000 in technical assistance for the Philippines in the current fiscal year which started july 1. Is Okinawa Bureau Naha Okinawa seventeen cadets of the japanese ground self defense Force who narrowly skirted death in the crash of a japanese transport plane of the okinawan coast wednesday rejoined a group of 130 cd Dotson a tour of Okinawa thursday. All 22 persons aboard the plane escaped injury. The officer candidates were flying to Okinawa from Ita Zuke Japan on a japanese air Sel defense Force c-46 when engine failure forced the plan Down in Buckner Bay in 10 feet of water about 300 Yards offshore. The Pilot Norio Nakamura said he was in the final approach of a Landing pattern at Futema Marine air facility when his right engine ditched the twine n g i n e transport in the sea when he realized he could not make the Airstrip. While the plane floated the five crewmen and 17 Cadet Pas sengers loaded themselves an most of their Luggage into life rafts and were picked up Blair Force Rescue helicopters within nine minutes after the plane touched Down. Officials said that barring Sharp cuts in the Aid approx Ria All 22 men were helicopter edtion by Congress it was planned to the army Hospital at Camp to earmark about $5 million i fiscal 1968 As compared to $4.5 million in the fiscal year just ended. The increase an official said would provide advisors on Rural development and increased Foo production. The Philippines still requires Rice imports but by 1969-1970, . Authorities said they Are optimistic that the Rice problem can be solved. Ban the bomb March London up about 30ban the bomb demonstrators carrying flaming torches burned copies of the thoughts of Mao tse Tung outside the offices of the chinese charge d affaires. Kue examined and released. Hospital spokesman said the group had sustained no injuries in the crash and that they were examined Given refresh ments and discharged. The 17 cadets then requested Thev be permitted to rejoin other cadets on a briefing an orientation tour of Okinawa. Within two hours of the time the plane ditched the cadets were watching a Panorama of Theattle of Okinawa at the armed forces museum at it. Buckne with their colleagues. Aerospace course at Kadena Kadena a Okinawa 01 classes will begin aug. 21 at the Kadena a education Cen Ter for personnel eligible to Pur sue a masters degree in Aero space operations management. The course offered by the University of Southern califor Nia was designed As a career development course for air Force officers. Anyone meeting admission requirements How admission is a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.5 Grade average plus an acceptable score on the graduate record examination of the at gab. The Complete program will run for two Calendar unable to Fin ish the entire sequence May later do so at one of the Sev eral stateside bases where the program is conducted or at the Bootstrap assistance for this pro Gram is authorized and person Nel May attend under the provi Sions of the veterans benefits act of 1966. Brochures defining the pro Gram Are available at the Kab education Center bldg. T1306.professional educational coun Selorus Are available at the Cen Ter and appointments Are not to Aid Lep Rosarium Clark a . Is the Catholic women of Clark and the protestant women of the Chapel Here have scheduled a base wide drive july 7-8 to Ai the Tala Lep Rosarium. Clothes toys bed clothing another useful items will be collected at base chapels or by truck in the base housing areas. Contributions will be delivered to Tala july 10 and persons wish ing to attend should Contact either organization to sign up. Ever May enrol. Us Campus under the terminal necessary. For More inform Pacific stars & stripes 7ine general requirement for or no terminal temporary duty Tion Call 4-8145, 4-4279 or 4-3106. Friday july 7, 1967

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