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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 5, 1954, Abilene, Texas                               FAIR, HOT SUN "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VgLjgXiy. NO. 81 ABILENE, TEXAS. SUNDAY IN FIVE SECTIONS 87 People Die in U. S By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SeventHwo persons were killed m traffic accidents on the na- tions highways'during the iirst 26 hours the long Labor Day week- end. The lolal death list, from 6 P.m. Friday through 8 p.m. Sat- urday was 87, including g drown- ings and 7 deaths from miscellane- ous causes. National Safety Council 1 Americans Lose Lives On Quemoy TAiPEH. Formosa, Sunday, 5 Guns. on the Red main- ir.d of China yesterday inlennil- bombarded Quo-may Island already their shells have two U. S. Army officers. The ailack on the Chinese Na- "inalist stronghold is being .valched closely in Washington. "We are alert to our responsi- bilities in the a Defense De- spokesman said. The two Americans killed in a "ve-hour artillery attack on Que- noy Friday were members of the 1 i 1 i t a r y Assistance Advisory Group of Formosa. They were: LUlrf U. Col. Frank Lynn. Med- ical Corps, whose wife, Mrs. El- eaner Lynn, lives al Chicago. Lt. Col. Alfred Xlendendorp, in- fantry. whose father, Cornelius Menddndorp, lives at 117 Griggs St. S.W., Grand Rapids, Mich. The two officers were on a train- ing and inspection mission to Que- moy, seven miles off the Red-held mainland, across the Formosa Strait from Formosa. In Washington, Fred A. Seaton, assistant secretary of the Defense Department, to'.d a news confer- ence Uw department is "alert to our responsibilities" in the 
                            

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