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   Yuma Daily Sun, The (Newspaper) - November 21, 1968, Yuma, Arizona                             Editor's Notebook A Triumph Very Close To Greatness By JONES OSBORN Heart transplants arc still so rare that they command our attention as well as our admira- tion. Rut the heart transplant that Yumiins hplped make possible last weekend was r a r e r still. For in that real-life drama, t w o lives sprann from one. Tin first was the a g e o 1 d m i r a c 1 e of childbirth The second was the mod- e r n mirae.lo of a hearl transplant. THE YUMA 7 20 Pages Per Copy lOc Yuma, Arizona, Thursday, November 21, 1968 Phone 783-3333 ARIZONA 2 17 We ran lie nro-.id of the Yu- ma-arr-a people who played a part in the Ihreo-day struggle against long ndds. But first, T think, we owe our respect lo Ihe family of Mrs. Maria Acnsln, of San Luis. Me.xiro. It would have completely understandable and they would havr licen en- tirely wilhin their prerogative had Ihey denied permission for Ihe transplant, and the ef- fort would have ended there, quietly and properly. Bui Ihey recognized the opportunity to try to save a life and for this noble act, may these humble people be forever blessed. At rm time were they offered money or other inducement, and none has been received. Secondly, let us salule Ihe in- itiative of Dr. Harold Gordon, who first saw ihe opportunity to save another life, ft was his initiative that started wheels turning, lhat sec.urert the help of nurses and hospital person- nel, that called for a special flight through the Marine Corps Air Station, and that got the dying mother to Houston in lime. For three days and nights of skilled and strenuous effort, the doctor neither asked for, nor received, any fee. The only financial help offered were overnight accommodations in Houston and an airplane ticket back lo Yuma for him and ilurfwrcl Bullock, registered nurse. FIRES RAGE escue or ades Miners CHEMICALS SPILL This truck, lade nod with about 150 gallons of phosphoric acid, was headed south on 4th Avenue nhout a.m. loday when a collision oc- curred at the corner of 41h Avenue and 2Sth Street. The truck wheeled inlo the Baylcss No. '2 parking area and overturned, spilling-the acid. Truck driver Steven Bryant escaned injury; driver of the car was Mrs. Glen Curtis, who reportedly suffered some injury. The Yuma Fire Department washed down the phosphoric acid. (Sun Staff Yuma Sewer Charge Schedule! D y In Burning Given Tentative Ok by Council Coal Shafts In fact, t h e impoverished family of the.heart donor were unable to pay the hospital ex- pense, Ibe delivery fee. or the burial expenses. The heart re- cipirfil, fiO-yoar-old l..eo Royil, is a relived railroad worker from Canada. Rumors that he paid a handsome sum for a healthy heart are absolutely false. From beginning to end. last weekend's magnificent team- work was a humanitarian, as well as a medical, triumph of Hie first magnitude. TeStS Staged1 Deputy Sheriff Capl. Cecil j Crow this morning reported1 that the alleged ambush on Sijt. Ronald Helle Oct. 13th was staged by the .sergeant. Capl. Crow, said ballistics tests on two bullets have shown that the bullets were fired from one gun. One bulk1! was recovered from it tire of Sgt. Helle's car. A second bullet, test fired from [lie same gun, together with the first, were sent to the Federal Welcome, Winter Visitors! At Volley Trailer Mr. anil Mrs. W.J. Montgom- ery. Nolus. Iilalio. "Mr. and Mrs. M.R. T.awpon, Palo Allo, Calif. Mr. and -Mrs. Harold Bown, Wendell, lihtho. Inside The Sun Coniics I" Cmssunn! -I KilitoriHl I 1'VmtI C Movies IB Women 7 New NATO Air Arm in Effect NAPLES. Iftily  Word Twi-nty-onc men either marie j it lo Ihe surface safely or were I pulled from ventilation shafts iv thr world's wealthiest ua-1 value [heir franc. I i fhe ion, in Ihp Fronc.li A jn Al.sn at i Gernuny fAPi j U'esl (.Germans rciwrtcri loduy in an effort I iv 1 from (k'Vjihi.iTion arxl to onrl thr nUcmalionn] monclary crisis. The money mrof- in secret for I ho second djiy. plunged into HII t Germ; i us f ron i ha v tup, to I by buckets on the end ot a I crane. But there has been no word from the 78 since the ini- tial blast. TJip smoke and Intense I fort In col loci enough credits i for the re.scue operation. Schi 1 r r U" o st Germany's m in is I IT of econo- mics. 10 Id news N sen I tic foroos IT rons i i lor i nj; 1 rovaJite (heir mark upward ami I kepi rescue reams from ento.r- Jhe KiVFicli from having (o rie- Tho shafi in ;irt effort lo I i.'.'ich fhe (rapport men. Ihe nows ronfejeiH.'e krls lo huv wiih fn.ncsj sH off ilu- IIJVS.-MI crisis ,hal! T n y1' iiJso is Im-iMK efforts on thel of the United HriTish immil jind in simie Uorkvrs- Jamr.s tonl IMP U.S. dollar. Ulc I .S. Kureau of MJMP.S ;UKJ an "Tho outlines for a solution arc export on mine fires. to emerge." sairi (VmsohUitiun Is (ho pnrcnt Coal Co.. mint1 (lormari Kiifiinrp .Ministrr firm of Mountaineer Strauss. ;uhich operates Ihe fi THE WEATHER Highnsl ycslpnJ.-iy tliis m o mini; :it 11 a.m. Irnlny tiiimiiiily ;i  Krifl.jy injrlil: Clear little Hunsc- in pcrature tliroiieli EMS.I nflrrndbn 81. tonight IS Frill fiy 82. Sunset S'-uirij-r Need Less Government, FB Speaker Says Here City .MTorr.cy John B. Jr. explained that Public Works Director Mulforrl Winsor did preliminary work in Phoenix working with engineers and oond ntfonvys, Cjusl, Rosenfold Yuma Lettuce Demand Weaker Tho donianfl for area iLHTurr ;j sli.Lrhily weFiknr yf.slotclay. Cai'tons of 2'1's soltl S2.V) (n yc'stordiiy Inlnllorl 2715 vail nr.d tnir'K compnrpd SD on Ihis ihle lasl .Measures lie sjxike to during lunch break in Ihe meeting that Ih1-; morning aflor ,i nine hour .session 'hat started Wednesday bioke up in a llir men nrc pinticd deep round. iK'ln I dM rls. Tliis. iu> said.! thi- No. 1 Injuc nil' West C.erni.-in import Connid .1 ri-nnif-m in Anorlu'r Ihing which is rtis- is iluj ;iniciiinl of cur- h.m monnxiilc which (KIS in- the mine." Pnund- -I (n-j1- stnne SMici. I'miiiiisinnp said hope ci-cdil among tho 15 countries--tiiu' -Ciiwjp nf Id." plus land, an obsorvoj1. '.Rfh (''1''n'tl- to he la ken by 1" the "deficit in Ibis Ini'E'i-Sy France, ailhciuuli Rrifain Ino has a ir.'de deficit. ,iro deep in linns." Sihillrr ad.led- The measures would keep tho .1 rbh mark wi-re Iho and Eiruinrn minis- thu West's 10 chief Their aim tho French franc and s t .1 b I i f c Hi" invrnational svxrom. economics lnrs and r-.ors fiom liy PAM SMITH JJhe VHIIUI Daily Sun [lit- ijK'i'cased. cannot rely on [.CHS government itilorvonlion aixl prmluction for "supply and demand" was tho of Iho keynote address given today during the openint; of the 47th annual meeting of the Arizona F EI r in Bureau Fodcralion. HchdqLTJrters is tho Stardusl lolcl. E 1 d o p, Kchnoor, western region are field service director or the AFBF, stressed ce of agricultural produclion apjn'opriations from Congress Rousseau, uoni- fi's chairman on t h e slfilo board from also j lor ils income. The higher Rick -Mayiierry and Jim! come will liMvo tu conic through BULLETIN! syslom. Schnoor lilt- markot eontfnued. How inflation ha? agriculture was also included iii the visitor's comments. Schnoor is from Denver nnd i? on his first visit to Yuma. tnlkcd on Ihe KFA a ;md ranchers. I I Dr. George director of the hurt I extension nf Ihe University of reported, with Cecil Jl'- of The "free a ti ue consumer imn-kcf is what Ihe agriculture industry n o e d Schnoor snid. He s n i d it is hoped tho change in Congress will work toward such (i Years Farm contra! Ivis been in Ttc- has boon in other rons, hnuever. The Farm Bureau convention -.eluded welcome by Frank MrF.lhanoy, U'ellton. [jresident nf the Yuma County Farm Huroauf remarks by Mayor AIM, and comments on! the -1-H program hy AHrh Murphy of Yumo. Ira Willis. of tho N.-iV.ijn Coimly Farm Bureau. called a seFsion to order, with on insurance given by j Eldwon lyiwor, director c' Adrian Kichins, Mciricopri and j ins on the pro- j hanquet at 7 will i feature Mrs. Haven Smith, chairman of the American: Finm Bureau Com- ir.ittee. from Ch-Lppoll, Nc-hr. Honored quests wi'J inr.-lu' Dehbie Ulmor, Dairy Princess Arizona; Judy Hickman. Main! of Cotton ami Miss Wool of Bure.ui Insurance Companies; R.K. Pilgrim, cxccutivo Reixirt -StiT'cial awards will be made tonight anrl Friday foi- -he forenoon. I-uncheon will conclude activities. Knlortainmenl is h e i n q niovidecl by the Tommy Munox hand, t h e Country Cousins. with the Agriculture Act of 1065 ing more production and price control to the Secretary of Agriculture than ever before. F reported on tho speaker-continual. Kir markot. come is lha lowest since the j Depression, with 73 lo 7-1 pci11 cent of parity the avcrripe low I for the n.ition. OtliTS -in Ihe program forlYnmn Trrrilorial Prisonaires Farmers are urged to develop !lho -afternoon were Floyd Haw- i (barbershop Yuma i (heir own markets, and look to- ward better commodities and more export. One out of every four ncres is now exported but less interven- tion, the world market couH iof U'ellton. AR1ZO FARM BUREAU kins fivmi County, High School singing! stnte president, save the annual i groups. j report, followed hy reading of The Cahalleros of Yuma Ihe resolutions by Allen Mnr- ty Chamber of Commerce and state vice president Ihe Pillar" Farmers are aiding the convention. WELCOME TO YUMA Frank MeElhaney, president of the Yuma County Farm Bureau, extends a welcome to Mrs. Haven (Virginia) Smith of Chnnnell, Ncbr., and Sehnoor from Denver, Colo. Mrs. Smith is chairman of Ihe American Farm Bureau Women's Committee, and Schnoor, area field services director, AFBF. Both are speakers at the conveniion of the Arizona Farm Bureau under way at the Stardust Hotel. (Sun Staff js not Ix-iiiff "iven up for the men "hut ive will decide jointly ihn U.S. Bureau of Mini's, Viix-ini.-i stnte Mine Di'iKirlnii'nl officials ;uxi UMW offici.il.s ar.d our own company Siifi'ty officials just what steps i.-tki'ii Poimd- "Our irTimrriiah1 firoblcni is I" rt-ilMce and contain the fire." 1 'cninrisionc1 sniif. "U> ciinr.ot i-mlanMer the lives of rescue until ivr nre certain Ihe Inv i> i.onl'iinetl and there expinskms." "As lonn as we fuel ilu-re is a lo reduce jiml con- tain ihn fire, wo will not give in hone." Potindstone said. "At Mils time, we do not intend to seal ihe unlire mine." said smoke is from a shaft h.-iti i.ern sailed lo control air fioM- into ihi- mini.1 but a buildup 'oi nas blew the seals open late rlncsday Boyle said he was present to "express the symp ilhy of Ihe United Mine Workers lo the I families of the trapped men. I am not here as an expert on rescuing. txiuks Dark "ft looks very dark to me bill I will be the last porson in this room [o give up hope." Boyle said. Boyle said he considers the mine operators "one of the best as far as cooperation and safety arp concerned. "As Ions; as we mine coal. thi're is always this inherent danger." he said. Officials said the mine was inspected for safety last August and federal mine inspectors re- d Ihey found no dangerous accumulation of gas. There was no determination on what caused the explosion but company spokesmen said yesterday that it was either accumulations of gas or dust.   

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