FR. RABAGO NAMED DIOCESE AD’NISTRATOR
LAOAG CITY, Aug. 20–Nine priests, who composed Board of Consultors, elected Father Noel Ian Rabago as administrator of Laoag Diocese following the exit of Bishop Sergio L. Utleg, now newly-installed Archbishop of Tuguegarao Diocese in Cagayan province. Fr. Rabago will oversee the Diocese here until a new bishop will be appointed by Vatican in Rome.
81NER ENDS LIFE
VINTAR, Ilocos Norte, Aug. 19–Health is wealth was probably the advocacy of Candido Santiago as he lived 81 years old through thick and thin. Yesterday, relatives were surprised to see him in tragic situation. Lolo Didoy hanged himself in their house at Brgy. Parrot here. Cops said there was no foul play in the incident.
“ICE FROM SKY”
DINGRAS, Ilocos Norte, Aug. 19–“Panagtudo ti yelo” or hailstones rattled roofings sending villagers of Suyo, this town into little panic. The first case of its kind in this place, the marble-sized hailstones melt in minutes. Some residents swallowed them on the belief that they cure illnesses or bring good luck.