CITY HALL
EMERGENCY BULLETIN #21
18 April 1964 (Saturday)
(Prepared by Karl Armstrong)

MAYOR TO REPORT
Mayor Pete Deveau will report to the people on his trip to the nation's capitol on AFRS-TV early this evening. Mayor Deveau arrived back in Kodiak yesterday after spending over a week testifying before congressional committees and various agencies urging immediate action to get Kodiak's economy rolling again. The Mayor met for several hours with the City Manager and Council yesterday afternoon. City Manager Ralph Jones urged that all area residents hear the Mayor report tonight. "Mayor Deveau has done a magnificent job for the people of this community and all Alaskans, and from both what he has told me since his return and from my own experiences in dealing directly with them. I feel our congressional delegation, Senators E.L. Bartlett, Ernest Gruening and Representative Ralph Rivers and their staffs, have performed a tremendous public service for us back in Washington. They have worked tirelessly in their efforts to get us back on our feet again. We are indeed fortunate to have such effective representation in Washington," Jones stated. "Mayor Deveau presented our case and represented our community's interests effectively in Washington and our congressional delegation has followed through with determination and I am sure we shall obtain the action needed to get our economy back into gear and our community rebuilt," Jones concluded.

QUAKE MEASURING DEVICE
Mrs. Norman Sutliff, who along with Mary Egbert and Isabel Oesterle, has worked diligently many long hours through these days since the disaster to answer inquiries about local residents for Red Cross, tells us that her husband has been busy lately constructing his own scientific device for measuring the intensity of earthquakes and tremors. We intend to go inspect it and take a picture...especially after she said the measurements range from "PAY NO ATTENTION" to "RUN LIKE HELL!"

TELEPHONES
Following is list of phones now in operation: (Manager Gorden Jensen and his crew of experts is working day and night now to get telephones into operation. He is presently putting together some rather awesome looking devices in the rear of City Hall where the phone facilities will be located for a time.)

LONG DISTANCE...................0            HIGH SCHOOL................486-2191
CITY INFORMATION................2133         DR. BOB JOHNSON............486-2171
NAVY INFORMATION................70           DR. BRUCE KEERS............486-2244
ACSLAND RADIO...................486-2141     KODIAK OIL SALES,..........486-2344
ACS TELEGRAMS...................486-2323     KODIAK ELECTRIC ASSO.......486-2261
ALASKA ICE & STORAGE............486-2343     PACIFIC NORTHERN AIRLINES..486-2231
CHINIAK AIR BASE................486-2381     PILLAR MOUNTAIN............486-2361
CITY DOCK.......................486-2342     STATE POLICE...............486-2441
CITY HALL.......................486-2101     WALT MULLER................486-2422
CITY POLICE.....................486-2311     MAJOR BANNISTER............486-2461
HARVEY'S FLYING SERVICE.........486-2471     WOODY ISLAND...............486-2571
ALBATROSS REFLOATED
The boat Albatross was refloated at about 4:10 a.m. this morning. Two cats and one large fishing vessel were used by Stan Alvine to slide her into deep enough water to float. Alvine will now work on refloating the Hekla.

CONCERT MONDAY NIGHT
Herbert Beattie, star of the New York City Opera and of San Francisco's Spring Opera, will appear for Monday night's Alaska Music Trail concert which begins in the High School Auditorium at 8:00 p.m. It is hoped that Kodiak will attend in full force despite the disaster and the time consuming demands made upon many local residents.

BOROUGH PLANNING & ZONING
Borough Chairman Chuck Powell today announced that a Borough Planning & Zoning Commission has been selected and Dr. A. Holmes Johnson will serve as chairman with Leon Johnson as co-chairman of the group which will meet the first and third Wednesday of each month in the City Hall council chamber.

BUSINESS RELOCATIONS
Alaska Ice & Storage} whose office next to the bakery was wiped out by the tidal wave is now located in a temporary office near the Mission Road warehouse and also word can be left at Chuck Powell's residence, a green house on Spruce & Mission corner.

PHONE BOOTHS
Manager Gorden Jensen of the Kodiak Telephone Co. today announced that the long distance booths inside their old building are now in operation 24 hours a day. Persons desiring to make calls are advised to remember to bring coin change for the phones as the booths will not be attended.

FISHERY LOANS
Bureau of Commercial loan representatives C.E. Peterson and Edward Raymond will leave this weekend for Anchorage and they will return Wednesday. The disaster loan office will be closed Monday and Tuesday. Mr. Peterson said that 12 of 17 loan applications have already been approved for fishermen and he expects more applications to be filed. He said he would be able shortly to announce how long a period of time the disaster loan program for fishermen will continue.

ACS'ER NEEDS UNIFORM
AL/c John Doherty who just arrived in Kodiak to begin a tour of duty one day before the earthquake, has issued a public appeal for persons to keep an eye open for a plywood crate about 1 x 2 feet which apparently had gotten lost in all the turmoil and confusion of that first day. The crate contains his Air Force uniforms and small personal effects. He needs the uniforms before his commanding officer arrives here this coming week!

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