May 1960: Chilean quake causes massive tsunami
wo Pas WHAT'S A SECTION Bmlnm Jnl Finnic , ffonnord Puzzle , Radio Projranu KhclnwoM on Bridge ,,, Khip nimdar, Ncm ., I, U FpnrH IV Prnsrjmi 11, 12, 13 11 1J Jl n I? Press Search For Victims By GEORGE EAGLE and ROBERT MONAIIAN , t H1LO The death toll in the most costly disaster in Hawaii's history rose to 33 last night and rescue teams expected to find more bodies in the shattered wreckage of IWo. Twenty-four Twenty-four Twenty-four persons were listed as missing. Hospitals and first aid centers treated 57 lor injuries ranging from cuts and bruises to broken bones and fractured skulls. Probably at least another 150 suffered slight injuries. Damage from the series of devastating tidal waves which smashed into a four-mile four-mile four-mile section of Hilo waterfront may reach $50 million. THE 1916 tidal wave damage was estimated at $25 t million, The agony of Kilo was beyond comprehension. Big Island Civil Defense Director Peter N. Pakele said last night that at least 200 acres were affected. He said he was sure more than 500 buildings were either as a hand or were fes INSIDE B SECTION Amummts Ann I unrtr m 1 II 4 2 minified Adt J. , li) (nmlci fcditnritl ' In One Ear 1 Whet to Do Women'i Newt, Feilurei ,..., our Birthday jj J PM i l flD n O f Dramatic Tidal Wave Photos ie Tftr 1 40TH iaiwi?ii? fni nrnn o mwl Stomolelia Advertiser YEAR NO. 35,002 - i . . I . t . . A FIRST WITH THE NEWS '.'Hi TUESDAY, MAY 24, lfv Pages 1960 TEN CENTS A1D-A3 A1D-A3 A1D-A3 The Wcalhcr Today: Tardy cloudy, with sunny and warm periods. Yeiterdav'i tempereturei: High 89, low 72. Yesterday' rainfall; Nona.