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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - October 6, 1967, Kingsport, Tennessee gsport Times VOLUMK MI, No. 107 KINGSPORT, TENNESSEE, 37U80, FJilOAY, OCTOBER 0, 1D67 2 SECTIONS 24 PAGES 10 CENTS fire Found Sound Asleep THIS WAS THE SCENE last night while firemen and rescue squad workers combed the ruins of a home on Crooked Road-for the body of an elder- ly woman believed inside this morning ti THIS MORNING the missing woman reads about her supposed death in the paper. (Times-News Photo Earl Carter) TALLAHASSEE. Fla. (UPIi-lsaid. tiuU (lie pines were Marine Maj. Clifton C. Williams-'unscathed, plunged to his death in a jetj The crash appeared (o be a plane Thursday, the U.S.I'-near vcrlic-al collision with astronaut to die on said Maj. Oxygen has been a factor inljoe Johnson, an Air Force half tlic deaths. i investigator. The A team of investigators known as "C.C.." radioed that i headed by astronaut Alan he had an oxygen deficiency iniShepard. America's first man in his T38 trainer during a flight I space and now second in From Cape Kennedy to o[ the astronaut! Air Force Case near Mobile. corps, was to inspect the Ala. wreckage today. "He must have blamed out! Williams, a native of Mobile, from a lack of an1 was a crewmembcr of the informed source who asked not i Apollo man-on-the-moon pro- to he identified. "The but his exact mission, must have nosed over and hit i was not clear because of (he! the ground at almost following the flash throttle.'1 fire that killed astronauts Virgil The plane plummeted onto aJGrissom, Roger Chafee and plantation about 15 miles j Edward White in their space- northeast of Tallahassee, goug-! craft during a ground test at ing a crater in the center of a'Cape Kennedy Jan. 27. triangle of three tall pines. Tl-.e! Tiie Apoilo 1 capsule was fall was so straight, witnesses. More On rage 10, Col. 7 U. S. Jets Tangle With MIGs To Hit S.UGON' lUPH American warplanes battled tlirmish swarms of Communist .MIC jet mien-opt'irs today In bmib previously unto u c h e d fuel dumps, destroy a living and silence ;it 20 anli.iiror.-sft sites in one of Iho heaviest raids of Ihe oa the Noilli Vietnamese port of Haiphong. A huge fircb.il! Ixmnp.-d 20.1 feel inlo the sky from one of Ihe oil dejmis, and thick black smpkc curled up two miles. The raids in iiiicnsifyinc air war came on the heels of 134 missions Thursday (hat also included strikes in Ilie henvt of Itoiphong as writ as ail.-icks for Ihe lOllg third consecutive day l bridge? and rail faeili-j ;tins nc.ir the Communist Cliinffi border. 1 Pilots Mid they dashed with! Hie in ii swirling four- MipprMi.-iic' diijjfij-lii. No: Anirrii-an planes were reported 'damaged. bill one. of Iho MIGsj .was hit. I I'.S. hf-mlqti.-srlciv mmmimvil. howovor, lhal Air Force I'lOo Tlumderchief iw.is sbol down by grouudfiro lelscivliorc to Iwonto the (Mflth piano lost over North Vietnam. Cmdr Richard A. Wingcnl, 38, nf Hillsrtalo. Mich., (lying a .More On I'agc 10, Column 6 s A way Didn't ant To Go Bess Penley didn't burn up in that fire last night, thank tho Good Ixird. This morning she was sitting on the porch at her sister's house in Gibsonlown, and she was saying how everybody has to go sometime, but that's one way she sure doesn't want to go when her number's UP- Firemen spent three hours sifting tlie ashes of a home on Crooked Road last night looking for what they feared was Bess she was sleeping like a baby a couple blocks away at a friend's house in Long Island. FIREMEN COMBED the rubble after Crooked Road residents said they had seen Bess around the house. But that was early in the day. Late in the afternoon, Bess went on down to Long Island and slopped in to see Mrs. Ollie Clark. She told Ollie she was hungry. "All I got is said Ollie, "But you're welcome to share 'em." Later when it got dark Bess, told Ollie she didn't have any place to sleep that night; had no way to get to her sister's house in Gibsonlown, and she'd freeze to death in the weeds if Ollie didn't give her a bed. Ollie
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