CITY HALL
EMERGENCY BULLETIN #11
April 7, 1964 (Tuesday)
(Prepared by Karl Armstrong)

WARNING
CHILDREN MUST NOT ENTER THE DISASTER AREA. POLICE CHIEF JACK RHINES TODAY ISSUED A DIRECT APPEAL TO THE PARENTS OF ALL CHILDREN TO ASSIST IN KEEPING CHILDREN OUT OF THE DISASTER AREA. "IT IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS IN THAT AREA," CHIEF RHINES STATED. "HEAVY EQUIPMENT IS OPERATING, THERE ARE HOLES FULL OF CONTAMINATED WATER, THERE IS STILL DANGEROUS DEBRIS," HE SAID. HE ALSO ASKED THAT PARENTS TALK TO EACH OF THEIR CHILDREN EMPHASIZING THE DANGERS NOT ONLY OF THE DISASTER AREA BUT OF PICKING UP ANY KIND OF DEBRIS. "WE HAVE FOUND SOME CHILDREN WITH AMMUNITION THEY PICKED UP AND THESE CHILDREN WERE USING HAMMERS ON THE AMMO TRYING TO GET THE PRIMERS OUT AND THIS IS MOST DANGEROUS AND COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF LIFE OR AT LEAST OF EYESIGHT AND FINGERS AND HANDS," THE CHIEF SAID. "I ASK THE COOPERATION OF ALL RESPONSIBLE ADULTS IN KEEPING YOUNGSTERS INFORMED OF THE DANGERS OF HANDLING CONTAMINATED OBJECTS AND OF ENTERING THE DISASTER AREA," HE SAID.

SCHOOL
Chief Jack Rhines said today that rules for transporting school children through the disaster area remain in effect. Children are to gather at Patterson's Garage and will be picked up by the city at 8:30 a.m. They will be returned to this point after school also and no children are to attempt to pass through the disaster area otherwise.

BEACH SEARCH
A search of the Kalsin Bay area beaches has been organized by Guy Powell who will be assisted by a group of high school students. The search party was due to leave city dock for Kalsin Bay at noon today,

PICK UP FREIGHT NOW
WHARFINGER JACK METZGAR TODAY WARNED THOSE WITH FREIGHT IN THE CITY WAREHOUSE THAT "THE TIDES ARE INCREASING NOW AND WILL BE HIGH ENOUGH TO PROBABLY AGAIN AFFECT FREIGHT IN THE CITY WAREHOUSE ... THOSE WHO HAVE FREIGHT BETTER PICK THESE ITEMS UP AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE, UNLESS THEY HAPPEN TO BE HEAVY ANCHORS," HE WARNED.

KODIAK DROPPED SAYS SCIENTIST
"Kodiak Island definitely dropped," according to a news article quoting Dr. Pierre Saint-Amand of the U.S. Naval Ordinance test station in California. He is heading a team of eight, scientists who are studying the affects of the quake and the results of it. The team has cautioned those planning to rebuild huge buildings and structures along the waterfront to proceed with not too great haste and with the view in mind that the various affected coasts have changed and may yet still change more. He pointed out that there generally is an adjustment of quake affected areas towards the normal which existed prior to such quakes.

Following is a list of people the Red Cross is holding messages for at City Hall

ANDY NESS                                             JACK ELDEM

HERMAN VEST                                           REV. JOHN STICKWOOD

FATE WOODHAM                                          ROBT. & KAREN PARSONS

RAY DEMIENTOFF                                        THOMAS DEAMSERT

JIM CUTHLER                                           DAN CARTER

ROBERT LOWENBERG                                      MICHAEL EAVES

HERBERT CLAY & BRENDA MACBRIDE                        FRANK MOORE

HOPPKINS MCCOY                                        HELEN RIDGEWAY

DENNIS NICHOLSON                                      ROBERT CUSHING

A.R. MCINROY                                          EARL BEARDON

MS. LAWRENCE BOYER                                    MARIE BRUNTON

DARRELL HARTLEY                                       MRS. BARNEY PETERSON

WALTER STEPANOFF                                      WILLIAM MCALLISTER

WILLIAM, CAROL & RALPH WHEELER                        PROSPERO RAMIREZ

MRS. RICHARD COSTELLO                                 CESAR AYALA

NORA PEARL BRADLEY                                    DAVE SHULTZ

LOUISE MCCORMICK                                      BORG JORGENSON

GEORGE PUTNEY                                         HENERY HARRISON

JIM QUADE                                             REX ANDERSON

ARCHIE STEGGS                                         JAMES NELSON

HARRY NEILSON                                         ERNEST CUMLANDER

DANNY DREINER                                         WILBUR & PHILLIS HADLEY

BETTY BRAUN                                           MRS. SIDNEY OMLID

CLARA GOODELL                                         LELAND MCCABE

ARTHUR EAKINS                                         ARMAND DESANTIS
OLD HARBOR TO REBUILD
A report out of Civil Defense Headquarters in Anchorage indicates that Old Harbor residents intend to rebuild their village and an advance group is being taken back to the village site to set up a "tent city" preliminary to the rebuilding of the village permanently. In the event the villagers wished relocation to another site it was reported they generally favored a location on the high grounds overlooking Monashka Bay on the proposed road to Ouzinkie which would give them access to Kodiak,

TELEPHONES
Kodiak Telephone Company Manager tells us that he understands a switchboard is now enroute to Kodiak which will enable the hookup of about 300 phones. He said that vital points would of course, be hooked up and phones set up in outlying areas for fire control reporting points. Other phones would be provided to vital businesses and many may have to be on a party line basis for a time he said. Recognition was given to the National Guard technicians who provided the emergency lines which now connect vital points. 1st Lt. Conrad Tuza, Commander of the local guard unit last night was asked by City Manager Ralph Jones to convey to the men of the unit the feeling of appreciation and gratitude felt by the people of the community for the services they have rendered during this emergency. Just before the disaster the unit won the coveted Governor's Trophy by getting 99.77 points out of a possible 100 at annual camp.

BULLOCK ON TRIP
Reverend Don Bullock of St, James the Fisherman Church will leave Thursday for Anchorage and expects to return Friday evening.

TYPHOID SHOTS.
Sanitarian Harry Carter advises that second and third typhoid shots are needed to complete the series. The Health Center will be open from 9:00 a.m. to noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday to accomodate the workers, Friday clinic hours will be 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

RAT MENACE
SANITARIAN HARRY CARTER TODAY ANNOUNCED THAT RAT POISON STATIONS ARE BEING PLACED AND MAINTAINED THROUGHOUT THE CITY IN AN EFFORT TO CONTROL AND ERRADICATE THE GROWING RAT MENACE. ANYONE DESIRING POISON BAIT MAY OBTAIN SOME AT THE HEALTH CENTER. HE ALSO POSTED NOTICE TO ALL AREA RESIDENTS TO KEEP GARBAGE PICKED UP.

SALVAGING FOOD
Sanitarian Harry Carter today reminded all residents to use every reasonable caution in the use of salvaged food materials, "WASH ALL CANS THOROUGHLY AND THEN DISINFECT THEM BY PLACING IN STRONG CLOROX SOLUTION FOR TWENTY MINUTES. BOTTLE ITEMS WITH POSITIVE PLASTIC OR RUBBER SEALS CAN ALSO BE TREATED AND USED, CONTAMINATED BOTTLE ITEMS WITH CORK OR PAPER SEALS SHOULD BE DESTROYED IF THEY WERE SUBJECT TO TIDAL CONTAMINATION."

APA ACTION BEGINS
Plans for the building of a new cannery here by Alaska Packers Association are well under way and California Packers executive Clifton "Bud" Day arrived in Kodiak yesterday to confer with APA Area Supt. Vern Hilliker.

$50,000,000 APPROVED
Congress acted with unprecedented speed yesterday in approving unanimously a fifty thousand dollar appropriation of funds primarily designed to expedite earthquake and tidal wave damage rehabilitation work in Alaska. The action was strongly urged by Alaska's congressional delegation, Congressman Ralph Rivers and Senators Ernest Gruening and E.L. "Bob" Bartlett.

RADIO STATION
Plans are underway to provide Kodiak area with a radio station capable of reaching all area residents who receive electricity into their homes, according to Alan Austerman. Young Austerman is receiving cooperation from Cpl. Alan Herrington, a radio technician with the Marine Corps on the Naval Station who is researching out the equipment needed. "We need badly a means of communicating instantly with the people of the community...this disaster is a prime example of need for such a facility and we hope to be in operation shortly," said Austerman.

GEOLOGISTS ARRIVE
A two man team from the U.S. Geological Survey out of Menlo Park, California arrived in Kodiak this morning to gather material on the sea level situation in this area. The two scientists are Authur Grant and Geo. Plafker who interviewed various local officials. They were flown here by the U.S. Army and left this afternoon.

BARS REOPEN
The Village Bar and the Casino have been added to the list of the bars which have received clearance from health authorities to reopen for business. Besides these the Breakers, B & B and Montmartre have reopened. Hours of operation have been set at 4 p.m. till midnight until further notice.

CONTAMINATED LIQUOR ORDER
State health officials today issued a Stop Order on Contaminated Liquor Supplies to all licensed liquor dealers in Kodiak and area. The order reads: "NO beer or liquor which has been subject to contamination by the recent tidal waters shall be sold or offered for sale unless specifically inspected and authorized by the Sanitary Inspector at Kodiak. Any licensed liquor dealer violating this order will be subject to immediate closure and prosecution under State and Local laws. This notice must be posted in your place of business, if and when, it is reopened for liquor sales, and will remain in effect until further notice."

ELKS MEETING FRIDAY
Elks Club Members are advised there will be a meeting held in the Masonic Temple Friday at 8:30 p.m. according to Russ Panchot.

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