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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 13, 1965, Mason City, Iowa I v v air crash in one week for Utah survivor i AP Oh no it cant baboon again And here I am only30 miles from home That was U John J Sulli vans thought Thursday nifht when United Air Lines VuSt 227 crashlanded short of a Salt Lake City airport runway and turned into flaming death tor 41 persons The fatality was identified Friday night as Mrs George T Wood by United officials They said their pas senger lists did not include her name George T Wood of Cheyenne Wyo said his wife had hoarded a connecting flight to Uniteds Flight 227 at Cheyenne Thurs day en route to Salt Lake City to attend a funeral Sullivan 24 of Maiden Mass was one of the50 survivors It was the second time in five days he had lived through an air crash He had been the navigator on an Air Force C124 Globemaster that collided with a small plane Sunday over TuUa Okja Sulli van was en route back to Hill Air Force Bate 30 miles north of Salt Lake with three other crew members who sur vived the OklaAma collision The other three didnt escape death Thursday Airport manager Joe Bergin said Friday the airliner touched down 300 to 400 feet short of the runway then bounced skidded along the concrete air strip twisted off onto a sand patch and burned As the trijet Boeing 727 bel lied into the ground lost its main landing gear and twisted down the runway Sullivan saw flames burst from the rear of the plane Until the plane touched ground everything appeared normal The passengers had chatted eaten and were prepar ing to debark or continue the night to San Francisco Flight 227 had originated in New York with stops at Cleveland Chi cago and Denver Salt Lake was its final landing before San Francisco The first indication that any thing might have been wrong was when I felt this large surge of power as if the pilot was trying to get extra power up Sullivan said at Hill Air Force Base hospital His face was splotchy red A days growth of beard was mixed with tiny burn scabs looked around just before the plane came to a stop and f saw a curly cue of flame cut across the rear of the cabin like the fuselage had been cracked open Sullivan said everyone sal still until the plane came to rest Then there was a mad dash for theemergency exits Bodies laying in the aisles and crammed in front of exits led Police Capt Don G Fergu son to conclude hysteria had taken hold There was panic Sullivan said There was no considera tion for other people no consid eration whatsoever They all started to knock out the emer gency exit windows and smoke started to fill the plane There was an exit right be hind my seat but everyone was cramming to get out I dashed for the other tide but so many people were squeezing out I had to wait my turn Suddenly there was a flash of light and dense black smoke enveloped us Sullivan finally jumped through the exit into the left wing then to the ground An airlines spokesman said a count of bodies in the city morgue confirmed 41 were re covered from the airliner He said the airlines had revised the number of persons aboard from 90 to 91 e on Ik way to victory FT GORDON Ga AP Doctors watched for any change Saturday in Dwjght D Eisen howers condition that could alter their belief that the former president will recover from his second heart attack and may play golf again From the evidence of his phy sicians Drs Thomas Mattingly and Harry Harper the fivestar general seemed to be on his way toward another victory Eisenhower 75 appeared to be taking in stride the diagnosis revealed Friday that the chest pains that sent him to the hospi tal from the Augusta Golf Club Tuesday signaled his second heart attack since 1955 Art Army spokesman said in a statement at pm Friday night that Eisenhower spent a very comfortable evening He went to sleep early having spent the earlier part of the eve ning reading Eisenhower is expected to have a visit Saturday from Dr Paul Dudley White the heart specialist who gained national fame when he assisted in the treatment of Eisenhower 10 years ago White said he would stop off to pay a courtesy call on Eisen hower on his way from Pensa cola Fla to his home in Bos ton Despite age and previous heart attacks the feel ing around the sprawling hospi tal was one of optimism Mattingly who treated Eisen hower after the former presi dents 1955 heart attack and headsthe medical team here expressed belief Eisenhower has passed the critical peri od He also said that with the type of heart attack Eisenhower suf fered a myocardial infarction there has to be a certain amount of a guarded prognosis while he is going through the period when the complications usually occur Now said Mattingly hes gone through at least a good half of that first week which he said the doctors regarded as the period most likely to be asso ciated with complications Another reason the doctors are optimistic Harper said was that sometimes its better to have a heart attack in your 70s than in your 40s or 50s Harper an Augusta heart spe cialist said that as blood ves sels narrow with age new ones are created Occasionally he said an old person can have a painless heart attack because nature has already new blood ves sels to compensate for it And for this reason an older person may tolerate a heart attack bet ter than a young person The doctors indicated that as of now Eisenhower would prob ably stay at the Ft Gordon hos pital for two weeks and then be transferred to the big Walter Reed Army Hospital in Wash ington The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION lOc One MASON CITY SATURDAY NOVEMBER 13 W5 Associated Press Full Wires VOL 105 No 234 Ship sinks in Bahamas Rhodesions tire minister SALISBURY Rhodesia AP What do you do when you are the queens representative and you get fifed by a prime minis ter the queen has already fired British Gov Sir Humphrey Gibbs faces that problem today He was fired Friday by Prime Minister Ian Smith But as far as Britains Queen Elizabeth II and her govern ment are concerned Gibbs re mains as the only legal power in Rhodesia The British fired Smith as soon as he declared the British colony independent two days ago But Smithremains firmly in control Gibbs ouster was the latest move in the struggle between Britain and Rhodesia over inde pendence Negotiations foun dered over Britains insistence that Rhodesias 4 million black Africans be given a voice in the government Rhodesias 225000 whites con trol both the economy and the government In seizing independence to preserve white rule Smith Cleveland mishap kills 3 children CLEVELAND Ohio AP The school crossing guard blew her whistle frantically as the car bore down on the children Then the street became a welter of fallen youngsters three killed and two injured The car sped away as the guards whistle shrieked vain The kids were flying every where said Lena Ragozzino n Protests flop art display ALBANY NY AP Art OP POP or FLOP FLOP says Louis Dlugosz of a mattress with exposed springs on display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City Dlugosz has two sculptured heads at the museum and ob jects to the mattress show held in the same building Wearjng a toga and carrying a lantern Friday Dlugosx went to the Capitol to protest the POP display to Gov Nelson A Rockefeller who is a trustee of the museum The lantern is symbolic of Diogenes search for an honest nun But the governor was not available and an aide sug gested that Dlugosz write a let ter to museum officials North Iowa Weather outlook CoMor and portly cloudy 3541 lows In MM Ma the guard Friday The children had been on their way home for lunch Cleveland police later arrest ed John H Barnes 41 who they said admitted driving the car Police saidBarnes told them he was going 25 miles an hour and that the children ran in front of his car But said po lice witnesses said the car was going 60 to 70 mph and through a traffic light Barnes has been arrested 18 times for traffic violations since 1954 officers said Killed were Trade Lewis Linda Lewis 8 and Richan Gonda 9 The girls were not re lated Inside The Globe AREA SCHOOL plan cleared for state consid era tion Pafe 13 Clear Lake Church t Socioty Sports Newman Surveyor Latest City 12 ClastJfiod lol North Iowa 1 2 V ZAMBRY DIES NEW YORK AP Zambrj P Giddens 65 administrativ vice president of Dynamics Corp of America since 1951 died Friday after a long illnes of cancer and allied diseases wore his allegiance to the ueen She countered by order ig Gibbs tyUismiss Smith Smith said he was determined i remain loyal to this gra ous lady our queen whether he liked it or not His newly declared IMS eon titution provided for the queen appoint a governorgeneral on the advice only of the min sters of the government of Rho esia If Queen Elizabeth did ot do this within 14 days a re ent would be appointed to rep esent her As well as being stripped of lis executive powers Gibbs was sked to vacate Government louse apparently to make fay for a Smithappointed re ent Sources said Gibbs a practi al man was not expected to tay on the job much longer They indicated he would return the farm he has had for 37 ears near Bulawayo There appeared to bo little H ny animosity between Gibbs nd Smith The two were seen arlier in the day laughing and oking ai Government House Gibbs who was named goyer or in 1960 has been a popular igure There were no reports of widespread violence but Afri an gangs were reported roam ing the streets of Bulawayo 230 miles southwest of Salisbury ome houses and buildings were eported damaged The Smith government Which as imposed heavy censorship insisted all was quiet In London Prime Minister Harold Wilson told the House of ommons Smith and his minis ters are using their first taste f power to erect all the sicken ing apparatus of a police state At the United oreign Secretary Michael tewart told the Security touncil Britain will not use orce to restore Rhodesia to British control Instead he called for support for economic reprisals The 11nation council Friday condemned Rhodesia for seizing independence illegally and called on all nations to withhold recognition minority from Only the racist France ab tained The council set a session for Saturday to consider an African resolution calling on Britain to crush the rebellion Tho United responded to Stewarts call for sanctions by sayingit has barred imports of Rhodesian sugar suspended application for credits and loans and embargoed arms ship ments African reaction however was to urge more direct force to crush Smiths government The beads of Mauritania Guinea Mali and Senegal adopt ed a resolution calling on black Africa to send contingents to Rhodesia to aid the nonwbite majority On Uw border black and white troops faced each oth er across the 400yard Zambesi River and both sides were re ported digging in A spokesman 88 persons are missing NASSAU Bahamas ffi A fierce quickspread ng fire destroyed the cruise ship Yarmouth Castle Saturday and conflicting reports from the scene of the lisaster said that 88 persons were missing The 365foot vessel went down at am GST 10 miles east of Miami in the Bahamas about four hours after she was enveloped by flames The 3hip was bound from Miami to Nassau Three hours after the sinking the Coast Guard at Miami said it could ac count for only 462 of the 550 passengers and crew men aboard the 38yearold vessel The cruise ship Bahama Star which was trailing the Yar mouth Castle and had her in sight when the fire broke out STORM Marines run through heavy surf as they come ashore during joint Viet nameseUS landing assault near Tinh Tuy South Viet Nam Marines wear protective life vests along with battle equipment One Viet Cong was killed Photofax and a number of suspects were captured in the action The joint operation marked the first time an American was in operational control of a Viet namese fighting unit Red ambush backfires Report double win for President Kenneth Kannda of Zambia called the buildup normal reaction to a state of emergency declared in Zambia after the independence grab Zambia has 2900 troops Rho desia 10000 The Soviet Communist party paper Pravda called Rhodesia a radst hotbed that should be eliminated SAIGON South Viet Nam AP US and Vietnamese forces Saturday reported they inflicted heavy casualties on the Viet Cong in two separate ac tions one a Communist ambush that backfired American casualties were de scribed as moderate in fighting about 40 miles north of Saigon where 146 Viet Cong were re ported killed Tho other heavy toll said to have been inflicted on the Viet Cong about 40 miles south east of the capital where 161 guerrillas were killed and as many as 300 others estimated B52 bombers attacked two sus pected Viet Cong targets about 40 miles northwest of Saigon The demilitarized tone divid ing North Viet Nam and South Viet Nam again was bombed apparently by US planes Reports said that one civilian was killed Tho involved In the fierce fighting north of Saigon Communist initiated two attacks during the night both on 1st Air Cavalry Division post tfcos la the central highlands In the air war US Air Force SAME were members of the 3rd Bri gade of the 1st Infantry Divi sion A US spokesman said the infantrymen of the Big Red One battled the Viet Cong sev en hours Friday The Viet Cong broke contact Friday afternoon the spokes men said but air and artillery continued to pound their posi tions and suspected routes of es cape The casualties among the 1st Infantry troops earlier had been described as light but an offi cial change late today listed them as moderate The ambush that backfired occurred Thursday on Route 15 leading from the coast city of Vung Tau to Saigon Vietnamese forces received word from a Viet Cong defector that an am bush bad been set up The report was confirmed by air observation and the Viet namese 52nd Ranger Battalion unit that fought out the bloody battle of Dong Xoai las sent in to knock ou the ambush site Attacking with two compa nies it took on what was esti mated to be five hardcore Vie Cong companies With strong air support hitting almost at the edge of the attack ing troops the rangers sent th Viet Cong reeling through th rice paddies and swamps Col H Reidonbaugh 44 of Carlisle Pa senior advis er to the 10th Vietnamese army division reported 161 Viet Coni bodies had been counted afte VIET NAM turn to 2 Kalamazoo buildings KALAMAZOO Mich AP By legal definition it was a riot says Police Chief Dean Fox but for all practical pur poses it was more a mob ac tion The postmortem in his office before dawn Saturday covered Damage to 19 in the area of Kalamazoos downtown shopping mall four persons in policemen among them Christmas decorations down and 12 youths in custody Fox estimated display window losses alone up to The rampage spilled Friday night from a scuffle at a dance at Lincoln Junior High School here Attending were local souths and guests from the Job Corps Training Center at near by Battle Creek The center had been dedicated ormally only hours before by Sargent Shriver director of he Office of Economic Oppor unity Before the violence was put down every policy agency in Kalamazoo county plus state po lice answered a general assist ance call Held were 11 identified fob Corps members iclicopter pilot who Nassau with three as Fire destroys part of food plant at Bluffs COUNCIL BLUFFS AP Fire burned out the second tory of the twostory Blue Star Foods Plant here late Friday night and ruined several thou sand pounds of meat The night shift was on duty when the blaze was discovered about 10 pm Virtually all of city fire equipment was sum moned to the site in the south east part of Council Bluffs The damaged portion of the plant was used largely for dry storage No estimate of the loss was made Fire Chief Mike Oilman said he fire may have been caused by a cigarette A company offi cial said the area was posted against smoking Charge five in Cedar Rapids CEDAR RAPIDS AP Charges of stealing money from five Cedar Rapids drug stores recently have been filed against three Chicago persons two of whom are serving Illinois prison sentences Police said John Sillinger 32 and his wife Jenny 23 are be lind prison bars at Joliet doing time for larceny A third Sam uel C Taglia 30 is awaiting sentence About was tak en from the drug stores here picked 250 passengers and 110 crewmen out of the water The Finnish motorship Finnpulp res cued 90 more and 12 badly burned survivors were flown to Nassau in Coast Guard helicop ters the M others the Coast Guard said are not accounted for The Bahama Star notified the Coast Guard at am EST that she had 360 persons aboard lad searched the area and ound no more Charles Badeau of the Baha mas Sea Rescue Auxiliary held out some hope that loss of life might not be as heavy as feared It is very possible that there are more survivors aboard the Badeau said Tho Finnpulp radioed the Coast Guard at am EST that the Yarmouth Castle which plies between Miami and Nassau was burning right to the water line It was a terrible sight said WR Cooper a Coast Guard flew into survivors Fire and smoke shot 4000 feet high The Bahama Star had left Mi ami Friday night just a few minutes behind the Yarmouth Castle The fire broke out 60 miles northwest of Nassau and the ship was quickly abandoned Both the Bahama Star and he Finnpulp began immediate rescue operations and Badeau reported at 8 am There are no more survivors in the wa er Coast Guard planes circled he burning vessel dropping lares to aid the rescue opera tion The 12 injured persons were anded at the Prince George wharf here and rushed to Prin ess Margaret Hospital in am mlances There no immediate re port on their conditions First reports said the Bahama Star would sail to Miami with icr survivors but later her wner the Eastern Steamship ines inc said she would tak he shorter trip to Nassau be cause she had one critically in ured person aboard There was no word on where the Finnpulp would make port The 5002ton Yarmouth castle was built in 1927 by W Cramp and Sons Co of Philadelphia or the Nova Scotia Steamship 2orp and operated for a time etween Boston and Nova Sco tia During World War II she was used as a troop ship In 1954 she was renamed but t h r e e name was Queen of Nassau years later the aanged back to Yarmouth tit She was purchased a year by Yarmouth Cruisd Lines Inc a Panamanian corporation rt
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