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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 14, 1967, Tokyo, JapanCrippled chs limps Back toll at Clark runway a Beautiful sight 13 dead is Taiwan Bureau Taipei the death toll from typhoon Clara which hit Taiwan Early in the week Rose to 13 thursday. Police said eight person sin the hard hit Chiayin area were still than 8,000 persons were forced to flee flooded Homes an stores in Central and Southern Taiwan. Approximately 300houses and shops were report edly destroyed and 400 other buildings damaged. The typhoon slammed int coast tuesday afternoon with 105 . Winds moving in Westerly direction. Except for landslides which blocked highways and some damage to a radar station ath Aulien comparatively minor destruction was reported in Northern Vaulien radar station lost its dome forcing a shutdown but the station resumed operation wednesday. Poisonous fruit juice seized Naha Okinawa is health officials of the government of the Ryukyu Are confiscating Abrand of imitation fruit juice powder from local markets after it was found to contain a poisonous officials said the Brand produced by Toyo soft drink Naha contains a red pigment which tends to cause intestinal troubles even cancer if taken imitation powdered juice packed in Small Vinyl bags has been sold on the local Market by the Brand name join instant juice. Government health authorities immediately banned the production and Sale of the item. Detour route to be closed it. Buckner Okinawa 10 military police traffic officials will close Down the Detour no used to route traffic off High Way no. 1 beginning at 6 . Traffic will then revert to one Lane going North and one Lane going South starting at Tomari Bridge and to the Vicinity of the ice skating rink on route no. 1. Traffic officials say the movies being made to alleviate heavy traffic on the streets used for detours. Drivers Are urged to use High ways no. 5, no. 4 and no. 7 As alternate routes. By airman . M. L. Ray Tachikawa a Japan 01 their Speed was275 Miles per hour Altitude 15,00 feet cargo 21 wound 3d korean soldiers returning from Vietnam warning a severe vibration Shook the c118 aircraft and the inboard engine on the left Wing began backfiring. Assisted by his Copilot and flight Engineer maj. Wil Liam h. Martz 6485th operations maps. Michael Nassr front and William Martz examine Theno. 2 engine of a c118 lift master aircraft they babied Back into Clark a r.p., after declaring an in flight emergency Les than an hour after leaving the philippine base. Usan we ii Gold Cache Hunt is postponed Tokyo a a joint Hunt by japanese and americans for Gold bars said to have Bee buried by japanese in world War ii in the mountains of Northern Luzon Philippines scheduled for Early july has been postponed several weeks. Nobuhiko Jinbo 67, a former japanese Imperial army Colo Nel and president of jinboroxasco., a trading firm in Tokyo said preparations Are being made to begin the expedition later this month. The joint japanese american expedition approved by the philippine government will try to locate Gold bars said to be Worth $416,666.the Gold bars were reportedly buried in the mountains North of Baguio in Central Luzon in april 1945 by Gen. Tomoyuk Yamashita s retreating army. A former japanese army ser Geant Kiyomitsu Kitajima now a lumber dealer who is said to have helped Bury the treas ure will act As guide to the expedition. He is scheduled to leave for Manila late this month. A former american army colonel and a former Soldier who now runs a business in the Philippines will join the Japa Nese american Gold Hunt led by Kitajima. Neither has Bee identified by name. Jinbo who saved the life of Manuel Roxas the Philippines first postwar president during world War ii said at the meet ing he was shown More than ado zen tattered hand drawn maps and asked to locate the japanese Soldier who Drew them. That Soldier turned outto be Kitajima who says the Gold was buried along a Moun Tain Road North of Baguio. There have been rumours that the fleeing japanese army buried a Fortune in the Philip Pines during the closing phase of world War ii. Several at tempts have been made to locate the treasure but All so far have been fruitless. So. Aircraft commander tried desperately to Feather the engine. Nothing happened. Oil began spewing from the engine. It was visible to the Pas sengers Many of them strapped into litters the rest buckled into their seats. The flight Engineer . Daniel y. Muramoto began pumping Reserve Oil into the shuddering engine. Capt. Bernard f. Nordoff navigator fed data on the head ing time and nearest Emer gency Airfield to the Copilot maj. Michael a. Nassr and the radio operator s. Sgt. Terry m. Sergeant. The plane had left Clark ,r.p., at 8 . And now a Little before 9, an attempt would have to be made to Limp Back. In the aft compartment Kallinick of the 901st aeromedical evacuation sq., or dered All patients moved to the rear of the aircraft. They would be safer Here in the event of ditching or crash. Survival gear was also moved to the rear. She was assisted by 1st Bell a Royal australian air Force nurse serving an Exchange tour with the 901st. Nurse Kallinick was further assisted by three medical technicians t. Sgt. Joseph a. Bab Bitt and s. Sets. Michael p. Davis and Mckae Parker an flight Steward airman . Frank Brown. Brown notified the Pilot tha tall passengers were secure. Sergeant the radio operator notified Clark of the emergency. Officials at Clark dispatched an astonishing Victory Marseilles France up new zealand has won first place in the world travelogue festival for its film astonishing new Japan and is Rael were the runners up. Hunt in vain for Radium Taipei up police have Taipei Hospital where it was virtually Given up Hope of re last seen fifty covering gift milligrams of Radium missing from a Down town Hospital for three officer working on the Case said police have searched with Geiger counters All Possi ble places where the tiny capsule containing the radio Active object might have Roundup including garbage dumps sewers and the grounds at the he said he and other police investigators Are convinced that the Radium must have Bee stolen by someone who knows the value of it and knows How to sell it to cancer patients. We might be All better of if this is really what happened because the Guy who stole twill know How to keep it at a Safe place the officer said. The Radium was missing aftera physician used it to treat a patient and left it at a Vasinto be sterilized and then forgot about it until the. Next experts warned that the capsule s radiation is so Strong that it can kill a Man in 5 hours if kept in close Bod Contact. It can also harm the health of a person who approaches within 15 feet. Sa16 Rescue aircraft and a pair of f102 Jet fighters to escort the c118 Back to and Nassr were still trying feverishly to Stop the sputtering engine. This would Stop the shuddering and . The aircraft was Over the Northern tip of Luzon when the trouble started. It was now head ing South and coming Down closer to the land fall. Musketeer musketeer this Isair evac Martz said into the microphone. We have descended to 7,000 feet airspeed one three Zero knots using 20per cent flaps and still unable to control no. 2 engine. Have visual Contact with the 102s and am requesting straight in approach to we copy. That s Fine air evac Contact Clark ground approach control on frequency at this time. Good Luck musketeer musketeer is a radar site near Lark. To the Crew of the c118 it was the voice of assistance. The twin f102s met the air Craft near poro Point a Little More than 100 Miles out of Clark the sa16 completed the intercept portion of its Mission at about the 60-mile Point. Martz turned the plane Delta winged f102s were flying egg shaped counterclockwise loops overhead. The sa16 had pulled into position above and behind the c118. Then like a prayer answered the no. 2 engine slowed Lessen ing the vibration in the plane. There could have been Noth ing More Beautiful than the sight of the Clark runway Nass said later. ". It was lined with firetrucks ambulances an Sweet Mother As the crippled c118 skipped onto the Concrete strip a pair of firetrucks careened in behind it. When the aircraft finally rolled to a Stop Martz punched his Mike Button and offered a grate Ful thank you to the Many voices that had guided him in and a special thanks to musketeer and his Delta winged friends. This woman is missing a $150 Reward has been offered for information leading to the whereabouts of mrs. Merr Finstein 24, wife of Navy co Stanford Finstein of naval medi Cal research unit no. 2, Tai Pei. Mrs. Finstein was last see july 5 when she left her Home in Tien Mou a Taipei suburb to pick up a dress at a nearby tailor shop. The missing House wife is 5 feet 2, weighs 140 pounds has Brown eyes and Brown hair. Anyone with infer mat Ion on mrs. Finstein whereabouts is asked to Call the Provost marshal s office activity Taipei at 20521, ext. 4123 or 4124. New Okinawa Deputy named is Okinawa Bureau Naha Okinawa chief executive seiho Matsuoka officially named Saburo Odo former director of Commerce and Industry new Deputy chief executive during a ceremony in his office wednesday. Odo succeeds Seiko Kohagura who has served in that Post since 1964. During the ceremony Matsu Oka gave Odo a certificate of appointment and named koha Gura As new president of the people s finance corp. To succeed Yinsho Sakima who will become president of a new conservative daily newspaper which begins publication next month. Pacific stars & stripes 7 Friday july 14, 1967

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