Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on October 16, 1962 · 5
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · 5

Oakland, California
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Tuesday, October 16, 1962
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POLICY EXCLUSIONS Little Insu On Storm ' . Virtually no one - whosp . name, was nooderdamaged : ' by landslides during the week--.SjwT storm was insured , for Jsses. according to Na writers officials. It has been atmpst impos-m sible to buy landslide or flood insurance in California since 1958 when exclusion clauses Mud Still Maroons Families Continued from Page 1 of tons of mud and rock has buried the road so that the road sign 4s barely showing Hiit t . 6 This is near the spot where it:u i -i , Michael Carlisle, 8,; of 1426 Grand View Drive, was car "tied bodily by a torrent of mud and water when his fa ther's, car rode the crest of liquid earth 300 feet down the hill. It is also where a Volkswagen bus rests solidly in mud, near Mr, and Mrs. Edward J. Bell's home at. 12 West View Place. Their home was saved from structural damage, but 10 feet of mud is quickly hardening in their driveway - and garage.- - - ' Rivers'of muddy water continue to flow down Grand View Drive, most of it coming from broken water pipes. The flow worried ome residents because it is undercutting the slides and threatening more movement", i I . Everyone was tucked,, into boots yesterday. Little "boys ' were, sloshing around in oversized Army surplus footwear, and little girls were' itf to their ankles, too.- The children were helping mom , and dad . clear away mua irom basements, ga rages and living rooms Katanga Truce . : Reported Near ELISABETHVILLE, Katanga -T- W) A cease-fire agreement between the Congolese army and the JKatanga gendarmerie is imminent, U.N. and Katangese spokesmen Vaid today- ' , - - The agreement was readv for signature this morning, but new instructions were received from Leopoldville. At the same time, Presisent Moise Tshom- be of Katanga insisted an am nesty law be included in the agreement. . . . . 300 Years in Brine STOCKHOLM - UP) - The hufl of the Swedish warship . vasa, w,hich . capsized and sank in Stockholm Harbor on her maiden voyage in 1628 has been pronounced structur ally sound. Commodore Gun-i nar Schoerner said the mvs tery of the . sinking-Temauis: unsolved. The Vasa was sal vaged last year. 11 u nr uiuiiuia. scuff armor makes children's scuffed shoes loot: hew again ...fast! scuff armor SI it lfNtM rfltnu. oa uuffD vo W(llf--$e- IF . imtna KI3E mil yFR0M "PLAYGROUND ,' I SCUFF TO " f SUNDAY BEST-J ...FASTI ranee Loss were added to Insurance policies, according to W. V. Slevin, assistant genera manager of the underwriters group SanFrancisc6 off ice . In general, only persons whose property was damaged by wind will be' able to collect insuranceSievin said. He estimated "insurable storm damage" in Northern Califor- nia'was "in TfPS nf t! mil. I 1 WWW V K W lllll lion.'l f TOTAL LOSS The multi v million dollar damage to homes, businesses. garaens, roadways, retaining aus ana swimming pools is total Josses far as Dronertv owners are concerned, hie in dicated. . . Flood and landslide 4nsur- ance was excluded bv most of the 400 companiesdoing busi ness m this area following nea,7ft c: and 1957 heavy storm damage in 1955 Slevin said a few small uitvw oaiu a lew mi rail companies not connected with the underwriters group will nandle sucn Policies, but pre- He ; said the onlv persons who want tO-ourchase such in surance generally live in high risK areas on river banks and steep hillsides. . According to Slevin. a tvn- ical insurance policy in this area excludes coverage on damages caused' bv "earth-. quake, surface waters, flood waters, landslide, waves, tidal waves, water overflowing banks of- streams, or rivers. and sprav. whether or not it was driven by the wind." He said comprehensive au tomobile insurance would probably' cover damage to most cars. The Washington - Oregon- Northern California storm is the 147th insurance "catastro phe'1 m the"- United.JStates Since insurance companies set up -a standard disaster category in 1947. He said most "insurable" losses woajd-toe paid within 50 days. TEMPORARY REPAIRS He advised owners to con- ct their "agent 'and make temporary repairs .to keep damages fr6mgetting worse. "Temporary repairs are re-imbursablCon adjustment of the claim," Slevin said; Officials at the General Ad justment Bureau, an organization controlled by major insurance comDanies. said the v were rushing 300 more adjus- tors to the West Coast to aug ment a force of 500 insurance adjusters in the region. For insurance -purposes. Oregon residents sfared far better than Northern Califor-nians. Slevin said there were 30,000 "insurable losses in Portland, most of them due to wind. , OGOOQG0OG Ben BellaGallsn Hears Vitriolic HAVANA HCH); Premier Ahmed Ben Bella arrived in Cuba today for a t-awur suiic -yn, uiu rref.. cascro-styled Ben Bellas mier Fidel Castro promptly fviiit in the face of "Yankee used", the occasion to-nnleash Tperialist hostility''; toward Look high-look low . . . we dey you to find a better by than the bold, beautiful Buick USabre for '63! Check these big USabre values. Full-size room for six grown-ups to ride in real easy chair comfort -the front floor hump is nearly gone! High stepping action with the 401-cu. ln. Wildcat V -8. Amazing, Jolt-free turbine Drive -an extra-tost option everybody wants! 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