Guam Daily News from Agana Heights, Guam on September 7, 1964 · 12
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Guam Daily News from Agana Heights, Guam · 12

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Monday, September 7, 1964
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Mjll 1 r I I PAGE 12— MONDAY SEPTEMBER 7 1964 GUAM DAILY Vandals Damage Vehicles Police yesterday were looking for two unidentified persons who reportedly damaged the windshields of about 45 vehicles at the Ricky's Auto Co in Agana late Saturday night during the storm They said the windshields of four dump trucks and station wagons jeeps passenger sedans and medium-size buses were broken with blunt instruments presumably hammers According to police the two persons fled in the direction of Dedigue and disappeared in the swamp area along Route 4 as they were pursued by Herbert Fukuda owner of a grocery store next to Ricky’s and three companions Fukuda Toribio DeJesus a brother-in-law and Michael Barnette and Cene Schenider both of NAS Agana were in the store when they heard a noise and later saw two persons in the lot The two fled when they saw Fukuda and his companions approaching Two police cars search the area along Route 4 and Gibson Road up San Ramon Hill as far as Sinajana but failed to find the culprits Fukuda told police he did not see their faces but described them as slim in built one about 5-foot-4 and the other two Inches taller No estimate of the damage has been made police said TP Candidates CONTD FROM P 1 the maximum number allowed for each political party Legislators will be elected at-large in November along with district commissioners and assistant commissioners The legislators will serve two-year terms the district officials are elected to four-year terms A mw lUpncai mi tadf Orion iweiitn has just arrived at Bader's lac Laveiy tm many styles H 0 T I C E ALL ADA’S STORES WILL BE OPEN ONLY FROM 8:00 AM to 1:00 PJVL MONDAY SEPP 7 1964 IN OBSERVANCE OF LABOR DAY "Frankly I question your premise tfot there is a vast untapped American market for "no-cal cariarf " Says Klan Controls 9 States Politically ATLANTA Ga Sept 6 (AP) — Members of the Ku Klux Klan politically control nine states about 600 people were told at a cross-burning meeting last night The meeting was held In a rural field near Stone Mountain east of Atlanta A brightly lit 30-foot burning cross dominated the scene Several members of the robed audience faced the cross with their left arms in stiff salute as the cross burned The meeting was called by James Venable an Atlanta attorney and chairman of the National Ku Klux Klan Assn He told the crowd "You’ll never be able to convict a white man that killed a Nigger what (sic) encroaches on the white race in the south" This apparently was a reference to the acquittal Friday of two Athens Ga men tried for murder in connection with the slaying of a Negro educator NEWS Venable said his Klan organization does not preach violence except in self-defense "Our weapons are the boycott and the ballot’ he said A Louisiana klansman claimed 10000 members in his state one from Ohio predicted 90000 members in five years There was no elaboration on Venable's statement about the klan's political power in nine states 27 Die In Hong Kong Typhoon CONTD FROM P 1 been received The government today appealed for public donation for the typhoon victims A government spokesman said it was uncertain at the present stage how many people will require the assistance but any donation for these victims would be welcome Ruby was described by many as the worst disaster in many years For more than 24 hours the four million people of this crown colony had remained in their homes while Ruby's powerful wfhds howled about them COMPLETE CHAOS The sight that greeted their eyes today was one of almost complete chaos Uprooted trees debris and bamboo scaffolding packed car high - subways Today’s Special at MARIANAS SALES CO The Pink and White Store by the Old SpenUh Bridge SCHOOL BAGS with handles andor strap three styles assorted solors $298 $349 and $398 Rubberized and Waterproofed Troops Halt Rioting Gangs In Singapore SINGAPORE Sept 6 (AP-Armed soldiers in Singapore’s racially tense Geylang district today broke up marauding gangs of rioters some attempting to bum houses Most of the gang members however fled as soldiers and police converged on the scene Earlier today 15 armed men attacked a military radio transmitting station police said A soldier guarding the station opened fire after warning the attackers and the mob disappeared in the pre-dawn darkness Police said this indicated the current riots were more than just racial A decomposed body found under a bridge today brought the death toll to 1 1 since the racial troubles began last Wednesday More than 70 have been injured including 22 hospitalized More than 25 persons mostly Malays were arrested in Geylang area between last night and this morning an Army officer said More than 160 arrests have been made since the start of the riots An uneasy calm settled over much of the city as heavily armed troops and police patrolled in force All the latest arrests were made for carrying offensive weapons — pipes and spears— the infantry officer said There were no reports of fresh fighting after daylight today when a tight curfew was lifted for three and half hours Market areas in the Geylang district were surrounded by armed troops Business appeared brisk however as housewives stocked up for another curfew siege which began at 9 A M Chinese and Malays mixed casually at the markets making large purchases to carry them through the next 20-12 hours Barbed wire barricades were up throughout large sections of the city to keep a check on traffic A Royal Malaysian Air Force helicopter made repeated sweeps over the Geylang district to find any large filled completely with water and an incredible congolme-ration of rubbish was the result Amidst ail this damage were the millions of refugees from Communist China They the people that suffered most were the people that could least afford to Some of these refugees live in modem government resettlement estates But most squeeze into tiny plywood shacks that hang into the hillsides that surround Hong Kong An estimated 50000 of these refugees lost their meager dwellins and almost everything else they owned Landslides flooding rains avalanches of boulders completely ruined their shacks FEAR MANY DEAD At least six were killed and many more are feared dead This afternoon police were still digging at many shack sites in the hope of rescuing families buried inside Government welfare groups prepared thousands of hot meals for the refuges many of whom had to spend last night in the open with Ruby still raging The Hong Kong government gave cash today to many of the refugees But it was still uncertain how many would need assistance Arab Summit CONTD FROM P 1 ing danger in occupied Palestine’ Nasser was followed by Saudi Arabian viceroy Prince Feisal who called for the "liberation of the entire Arab homeland from the yoke of imperialism and foreign domination" Arab League secretary-general Abdel Khalek Has-souna in turn demanded the liberation of "sacred Palestine” and included "the occupied south” meaning British-ruled Aden and the protectorates of the Southern Arabian peninsula Nasser told his colleagues seated around a circular table in ex-King Farouk's Montazah Palace that Egypt brought to the conference no special issues This was taken as a reference to the Yemeni civil war in which Nasser backs the Republicans and Saudi Arabia sup- ports the Monarchists concentration of people Two taxis carrying passengers were stoned near a Geylang market early today within sight of soldiers The -windshields were smashed but the attackers disappeared into a maze of houses before the troops could match them ' Sally CONTD from P 1 fire station garage Merlzo: one home a bus shelter and a government-owned beach house Umatac: siding on a tent house and Agat: two homes and a garage There was no estimate of crop losses yesterday but Quintanilla said damage appeared extensive Two patrolmen on duty along the Agat-Merizo road narrowly escaped injury when the windshield of their police vehicle was struck by a fallen ironwood tree that stood along the shoreline The patrolmen were F A Anderson and J Q Topasna Quintanilla said fallen trees and other debris temporarily blocked some of the island’s main highways and there were several roads in the southern areas which became impassable during the storm Water inundatedtheKIroga Hill sector in Talofofo at a place called Sahgua Anite at the end of Camp Dealy and also on the south side of the Talofofo bridge Electric power was cut off in Inara jan Merizo Talo— fofo Agat and Santa Rita Quintanilla said Elsewhere in the island the storm left no appreciable damage he added A power line in Agana was reported damaged Guam’s most devastating storm of this century Typhoon Karen left 10 dead and millions of dollars in damage nearly two years ago on Nov 11-12 1962 A lesser storm Olive in April 1963 also caused heavy losses but no major casualties After both typhoons Guam was declared a disaster area

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