European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives May 19 1957, Page 1

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - May 19, 1957, Darmstadt, Hesse From in bombing publication of amid in Nti Mim 32 10 May 19s Oklahoma floods drive thousands from Homes forces Day honoured Drueker says Aid bars soviet gains thousands watch Germany fetes Benny Hooper carried from Well Shaft on a Stretcher after Minhour entombment Frew photo 23hour race by rescuers delivers boy from Well a a 7yearold boy was rescued alive fuday night from a Well where he Ted been entombed 23vi father of Little Benjamin yelled Hes Hes and ran into his House to Tell his wife of the lads res Cue from a 24foot Well in their Hack Benny slept through the night in an oxygen tent in Bay View where he was taken after is dramatic Rescue from shifting and threat of up reported when he awakened he told a i feel then he body is Frank Calabro said Benny main nee4 is his father said Benny objected to being in the oxygen apparently because the Light at the top reminded him of his hours in the rescuers had kept a Light Shin ing Down the Well in order to Check on the boys Benny sleeps he keeps moving his As if reaching foot Tot is buried alive up a 2year his foot caught in the pipe to the Bottom on a five foot was buried and killed by a Bull the body of Little Victor Thun was dug from the ditch late Friday bight by workers who had filled ten earlier after laying sewer and water Pine the workers and victors Mother Fika aed him away from the ditch daring the but he went bade and got his foot a Kol Dozer filled in the when Victor was a two hour search was made before the tragic truth was for a his father efforts to pull Benny out with a rope failed because the boy lacked strength to grasp Benny Mother slept in the Hospital with she was under the father also had a bed in the but said he has not slept since the doctors reported later that xray photographs of the boy showed Little spot of pneumonia on his right but no broken a great shout of exultation arose from a crowd of several Hundred persons As the boy was brought to the surface and his weak movements showed he was shouted a bystander its a its a onlookers embraced one another on Page 2 from Frankfurt the Proust by displayed its military in Germany saturday in Celebration of armed forces from the North sea to the american Navy and air Force units staged open houses and weapons displays to demonstrate their military troops of five other nations West France and took part in the observances with the slogan partners under these Powers provide the forces Manning the North Atlantic treaty organizations Advance shield in Central Europe against the threat of a soviet attend tens of thousands of germans flocked to american installations in Bright Sunshine to watch one of the greatest peacetime displays of military in Allied occupied West Berlin isolated 100 Miles behind the Iron berliners crowded to Tempelhof airbase for the a David ambassador to West and Gen commander chief usar stood in the reviewing stand with ranking russian and German City at Safe Jet fighters demonstrated precision american and German planes were lined up for inspection by the in North american danish and German troops streamed through the streets of on Page services exhibit blight in Washington a Secretary f the army Wilbur Drueker armed forces Day that american foreign Aid has soviet subversion and saved from collapse Tho faltering of some of our because of he the communists have not then Able to take Over a single addition Al Square foot of free soil in last four and the Kremlin items to have reached the Conlu on Page 3 Bixby hardest hit by Init cd flood Waters drove Tho it Sands of por Soas from their Homos in the weather beaten Southwest and tornadoes threatened to cause new damage and suf the Cimarron and Arkan Sas Rivers rampaged through Oklahoma at their highest Levels in and hundreds volunteers raced to Tail w residents from the path of the Mem pm due for promotions next fiscal year Washington Sas the army revealed that a total of 339 enlisted men will be promoted during the year starting july newly disclosed congressional testimony also shows that the army will make officer pro motions to Captain and above Dur ing the next fiscal if Congress endorses the army promotion the next Fis Cal year will see 911 promotions master to k6 Anil to there will also be to e4 to and to for the army is plan Ning 50 promotions to general officer compared with 65 in the current the army also Hopes to make 435 advancements to to lieutenant to major and to More than fled Lowland Homes in to the of families were evacuated a United press count persons had died in weather mishaps wednesday when a Tornado struck the toll included 22 in Tex nine in Oklahoma and two in thundershowers were expected to feed swollen Rivers and the High Waters already have caused untold five major Bridges were knocked out in okla homa and scores of highways the weather Bureau issued Tor Nado warnings for a wide area of North Central and Northwest okla homa and the Texas the picture was a Little brighter in sandbag barriers and a flood control ditch apparently kept the Arkansas and Little a Kansas Rivers from flooding Wichi tas business the Rivers were receding in fort casters said moderate to heavy showers still could bring serious nearly four inches of rain Fol Lowed a hailstorm at in the flooded volunteers worked unceasingly in downpours to erect sandbag barriers against helicopters flew in supplies to stranded Oklahoma Raymond Gary president Eisenhower to de Larf state a disaster area so funds could be iry estimated that damage to and Bridges alone in okla homa exceeded the 5 million baseball scores am Kukan k weather forecast with off it Nln in the Mani Nhi temperature inn i weather service i 1 i 8ot 1014 i Tyluki National Lka tile Axton Rhine bluer patrol commander Beach Tempelhof brie Gen George Berun come co maj Gen l s Gen ill us Areca and amb Cawdor to Germany David

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