Seers Predict Earthquake That Never Comes

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Seers Predict Earthquake That Never Comes - Business as usual at Santa Barbara, no quake...
Business as usual at Santa Barbara, no quake SANTA BARBARA (UPI) — Residents of this beach community community who spent much of Wednesday in fear waiting for a predicted California earthquake earthquake went about their business today chuckling about it all. The disastrous temblor prophesied by two soothsayers failed to materialize. The earthquake panic began when Ohio University research student J. Douglas Stewart sent mimeographed letters warning that t\vo women seers had predicted predicted an earthquake and a tidal wave to nine Southern California counties. Most counties apparently dis regarded the letters, but Santa Barbara County Civil Defense Director Elvin R. Morgan as- sertedly fiu-ther distributed the letter to various department heads marked, ". . . for your information information and attention." The result was that fire trucks were rolled onto waterfront waterfront ramps and the harbor master was alerted. As the hours ticked by, city officials, switchboard operators and the U.S. Weather Bureau fielded telephone calls from an,xious people asking about the earthquake, but it never oc- cured. Pilot killed in crash of fighter jet CHU LAI, South Viet Nam (UPI) — A U.S. Au: Force pilot pilot was killed Wedneday when

Clipped from Redlands Daily Facts22 Jul 1965, ThuPage 1

Redlands Daily Facts (Redlands, California)22 Jul 1965, ThuPage 1
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