Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jul 12 1967, Page 7

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 12, 1967, Tokyo, Japan462 Hurt 84 missing play scheduled at Tachi a John Kloiber left tries hard to hold Back a laugh while Janice Hall right lets herself go As Suzan Feldman manages to keep a straight face. The three members of the kanto players Are rehearsing the Man who came to dinner a three act comedy to be presented Friday and saturday at 7 45 . And sunday at 2 . In the Tachikawa a West service club. Usan transpacific Sailor Waves off rescuers Yokohama Japan up Why does everyone seem so excited asked Ikuo Kashima As his tiny Sloop was buffeted by Stormy seas and the Japan maritime safety Board launched search and Rescue Force. Kashima making a one Man transpacific crossing in a 15 foot Sailboat was perplexed Anda Little angry when a Ham radio operator told him that both ship Sand planes had been dispatched monday after the mob tried for12 futile hours to make radio Contact with him. Why Are they coming Idon t want to be but like it or not Kashima and his vessel the kor Aasa ii were flanked by the mob patrol boats Zenkai and Nojima As he skirted the West coast of Japan Early tuesday and prepared to finish sometime thursday the trip he started at Long Beach calif., on april 3. The 37-year-old Yachtsman is Raveling under sail Only there is no engine aboard the Korea said successor to kor Aasa i which took him Over the Mediterranean Caribbean and Atlantic. But he wrecked it on Sant Catalina Island during his first Pacific run. After 99 Days at sea he pre pared to approach Tokyo Bay Over the weekend. There were rough seas and High winds. The transmitter on his radio was i Good working order and it was just by Luck that a Ham radio operator in Yokohama contacted him. Kashima said that All was Well and he did t want to be bothered by rescuers. The Ham operator kept his Contact to himself. Local news papers conducting their own private and Independent search launched planes that spotted that were printed in the news papers tuesday. The mob went on looking. When an mob search plane found Kashima and directed a patrol boat to kor Aasa ii Kashima tried to wave it off and finish his trip alone. That patrol boat vanished but two More appeared. An mob spokesman said twas hard to Tell what exact time Kashima would Dock thursday because this depended on the Speed and direction of the himself jokingly told the Ham operator he would mind an outboard Japan flood toll hits 283 Tokyo is the death toll from landslides and floods which hit Northwestern Kyushu an Western Honshu sunday reached 283 monday and was still rising the japanese National police Agency operations were continuing in an Effort to locate 84 Tokyo is typhoon Clara packing Center winds of 103 Miles an hour is expected to hit Taiwan about 8 . Tues Day. Clara was last located 100 Miles South cast of Taipei trav Eling in a North northwesterly direction at 8 . The storm is expected to diminish in intensity and break up on the chinese Mainland Accord ing to weather Central at full i As. Persons still missing in the Dis Aster which was triggered by torrential Rains from tropical storm listed 42 injured 1,844 Homes destroyed and 271,851 Homes flooded. Indonesia seizes Japan ship Tokyo a a 44,372-tonjapanese Ore Carrier was seized last Friday by indonesian Nav patrol ships on charges of Violat ing indonesian territorial Waters the japanese foreign ministry said monday. The Ore Carrier Wakaw Tamaru of the Yamashita Shin Nihon line was in route to West Ern Australia when it was halted West of Halmahera Island East of Borneo. The foreign ministry said the japanese ship was first taken to Ternate Island and monday or dered to proceed to Ambon for investigation. It said the ship Captain chief Engineer and navigator were placed under detention. The foreign ministry said it has directed the japanese embassy in Jakarta to negotiate with indonesian authorities for an Early release of the freight Rand detained officers. Indonesia claims a 12-Milelimit territorial Waters Japan three Miles. Hardest hit was the Hiroshima area in Western Honshu where 142 persons were reported dead,15 missing and 126 injured. More than 70 were rescued alive from landslides which buried their Homes. Another hard hit area Washy go prefecture where 53 were dead and 82 injured. Rescue workers were still searching for 46 missing persons monday a they cleared mud Rock and broken worst landslide at Lichiga Hara near no Nowiki buried 21persons. A 139-Man self defense Force Rescue team was Strug gling through the sea of mud in Hope of finding some of Thor still alive. The government set up a Spe Cial Cabinet to handle and co ordinate reconstruction and re Lief work. It also decided to make a emergency disbursement from the y70,000-million Reserve Fundin this fiscal year s budget to finance ant disaster defense Agency said 2.780 persons were engaged in Rescue and rehabilitation operations in nine Western Japan police Agency said the final toll and damages would note known for several Days. Park foes boy coff Assembly opening Seoul a the South korean National Assem Bly monday convened its first session since the controversial june 8 parliamentary elections while opposition Law makers boycotted the meeting and staged noisy demonstrations outside the Assembly Hall. Riot police quickly put under control a series of demonstrations by opposition new democratic Assembly men and their supporters who. Shouted slogans As the Legisla Ture was electing new speakers. About 4,000 policemen equipped with Gas masks and Billy clubs were mobilized to maintain order in front of the Assembly building. The demonstrators about 50,reached the main Gate of the Assembly building spearheaded by opposition lawmakers carry ing placards which said with draw one party legislature and june 8 election was a coup through the new democratic party headed by or. Chin 0 you and student demonstrators have denounced the june election As thoroughly rigged and demanded new election. President Chung Hee Par said election irregularities were confined Only to a number of districts and purged eight Law makers elected from his demo cratic Republican party in connection with election irregular Ity charges. Both the new democratic party which had 45 elected and the splinter popular party which has one seat in the 175-Man As Sembly had announced Boycott of the new legislature and did not attend monday s opening ses Sion. Ruling democratic republicans alone were seated when the session opened and elected Hosang Rhee and. Kyung soon Chang As speaker and Vic speaker respectively. Both had served in the same positions tithe previous Assembly. The government party did not elect the second vice speaker. Customarily the minority part is Given the second vice speak cd Reship. While the session was on the placard carrying opposition Law makers staged a Brief sit Dow demonstration on the Stone stops in front of the Assembly build ing. Judo experts from the police Force destroyed the placards and carried away the demonstrators one by one. At least 26 opposition men including eight Law makers were taken to police for interrogation in the Wake of the disturbances. Thousands of handbills denouncing the june election were also scattered in Many parts of the capital. Helmeted police blocked every Alley leading to the Assembly building and the main Street i front of the Assembly Hall was open Only to vehicle government party issued a statement and said it regretted that the party alone had to con Vene the session and asked opposition groups to return to the Assembly to conduct Busi Ness. Adm. Moorer visits defense Agency adm. Thomas ii. Moorer who will become chief of naval operations in August shares a kor Aasa ii some made pictures might moment with Gen. Yoshifusa Amado chair Man of the joint staff Council Japan defense Agency during a visit with Japan defense Agency no wins orphan Post Zama Japan Usalj is Tulowitzky recently was elected president of the Shin a orphanage fund Council of . Army depot command Japan for the coming year. Elected to the positions of Vic president treasurer and Secre tary were Sec Hugh c. Clark,. Elwood c. Kurt jr., and Helen Robinson Council of 13 members administers activities of the com Mand in its support of the Shin Ai Makuen orphanage locate Din Yokohama. A Jar Moorer was in Japan on the last leg of Pacific stars & stripes 7 East Ai Tant Tiati Fatui sol Wixon wring Tilv 12 1

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