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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 7, 1967, Tokyo, JapanHundreds flee raging Forest fire on Capri Capri Italy a Forest fire whipped by winds roared across Capri Satur Day and threatened this tourist packed vacation is land with disaster. Vacationers deserted the is land s beaches As flames moved toward Homes hotels and Villas. Hundreds of tourists fled the Island on ferryboat. Other tourists took up Pic Sand shovels to work with fire men police soldiers and local residents to contain the spread ing flames. Labor reinforcements were rushed from Naples on the Mainland 18 Miles away. Capri authorities appealed to the nato base at Naples to sen men and equipment. The . Navy flew in Heli copters. A pall of smoke Rose Over the whole half of the Island facing Naples. The fire broke out Friday afternoon in a Pine Grove. By Dawn saturday it had simmered own to a few glowing patches and was declared under then a freshening sea Breeze from the Gulf of Naples blew the embers into roaring flame. Smaller Brush fires broke Outon the Island of ischia to the North and near the fishing Vil Lage resort of Positano on the Amalfi drive below Capri fire shot up the slopes of mount Solaro betwee the main villages of Capri and an Capri swept close to the is land s main Road and moved so close to the ports of Marin Piccola and Marina Grande that residents were ordered to evac uate their Homes. Lack of water hampered the firefighters. With the Road Between Capri and an Capri blocked by fire fighters and equipment Tan boats shuttled around the Edge of the Island to carry loads of water to an Capri which was virtually isolated. Convention of the unconventional a unique plane at the experimental aircraft Assn s annual Fly in convention is this Pusher Type open Frame two seater. The plague threat in South Africa port Elizabeth South Africa a an african Shepherd at Conga a Small town14 Miles from Here has been found to have bubonic medical officer of health or. D. L. Ferguson said Al precautions had been taken to prevent the disease spreading and the rodent population of the District is being 5 killed continued from Page 1 East Side of san Francisco Driver identified As Paul Cotton 20, of Berkeley was also injured. The children from 6 to 12years old and two counsellors a 19-year-old girl and a 23-year-old Man were Riding in the Back of the 40-foot flatbed truck. The Myca group was returning to Berkeley Calif.,from an All Day Outing at Santa Cruz Beach. There were kids All Over the Highway in the shrubbery and in the ditch a witness told the Highway patrol. Most of the injured were rushed to Washington Hospital in Fremont. Others went to hospitals in other nearby communities. Some were suffering critical injuries while others were released after treatment for minor wounds the hospitals reported. Claims blackout1 Newport Beach Cali up John Milton Eickmeier 54, described by sheriff s Detec Tives As a Brooder saturday faced an attempted murder charge for allegedly attacking the Pilot of a chartered plan with a 40-ounce Hammer 10,000 feet above the Pacific. Detectives a d Eickmeier told them he blacked out prior to the incident thursday afternoon on a flight to Santa Catalina is land off the Southern Californi coast. Pilot and builder Carl linger of Chicago sits at the controls a viewers look on at the convention site Rockford Iii. The plane has a 90-horsepower engine. It Cost $3,000. Up $781,800 in gems stolen in . In continued from Page 1 in Gettysburg and his much improved this morning it was Felt after consultation with physicians at Wal Ter Reed that it was advisable to bring him into the Hospital for medical observation. Saratoga Springs . A a Small Turquoise owl the first gift Sonny Ever gave me mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney said saturday was part of $781,800 in jewelry taken wednesday night from the family s Cady Hill estate. The stolen jewels mrs. Whit said had All been gifts from her husband nicknamed Sonny an Art Patron and racing enthusiast. They included the Whitney diamonds rubies sapphires and her Turquoise set she added. The Whitney and a House guest were out for dinner when the theft occurred late wednes Day evening mrs. Whitney said. She said other jewels left on Dresser by the guest were not touched nor were several pieces of Pearl jewelry that she had placed on a dressing was Learned that the thief or thieves also missed s Empress pearls valued at $500,000. Police de scribed the robbery As the larg est Ever reported in the City. Police were sent to the Whit estate Friday morning after an insurance company representative had reported the jew Els missing police chief Pete Pemberton said. The Federal Bureau of investigation also was called into the investigation. No ban planned on Mckinley climbs continued from Page 1 study of this latest tragedy Dur ing the Winter said Art Hayes chief Ranger of it. Mckinley National Park. But climber the world Over accept the fact they Are risking their lives when they make such climbs and those taking part in Rescue mis Sions do so willingly. After All there is no More reason to close it. Mckinley to climbers than to close Highway because people get killed in traffic 1906, or. Frederick Cook and Edward Barrill claimed the first successful climb of Mckinley but three years late Barrill signed an affidavit say ing they never reached the 1910, two miners Bill Tay Lor and Pete Anderson scale the North Peak a Granite spire 850 feet lower than the South Peak or True Summit. 24 Pacific stars & stripes monday August 7, 1967 three years later the Episco pal Archdeacon of the Yukon Hudson stuck of Fairbanks Alaska and three others scaled the South 1932, Mckinley took her first known victims two in party of five scientists who were making cosmic Ray observation son the Mountain. The two Theo Dore Koven and Allen Carpe fell into a Crevasse. Four experienced climbers fell 400 feet Down an ice Slop after a successful climb in 1960. One of them rancher John Day of Oregon had a broken leg. An other Man suffered concussion. Stripping everything removable from his Light helicopter Pilot link Luckett of Anchorage lifted the two injured men from the 17,200-foot level. He carried them Down to 14,500 feet where Don Sheldon a Talkeetna alas a Bush Pilot and the hero of Many rescues made perilous Uphill landings on a Snow Field to evacuate the injured men. The Rescue Effort claimed the lives of William Stevenson and Robert t. Elliott jr., of Anchor age who crashed in their Light plane trying to drop following year six men from the italian Alpine club led by 53-year-old Riccardo Cassin climbed Mckinley via the South face a forbidding 6,000-foot Sheet Granite Wall which experts had believed no Man could scale. In 1963 seven members of the Harvard mountaineering club made the first ascent of the dangerous North Wall inching the final few Hundred feet on handstand Knees in a blinding blizzard. Early this year Jacque Batkin of Paris France one of an eight Man team fell to his death in a Crevasse. Three of the team made the top. It was a sudden storm that apparently caught the party last week. The members had radioed All was Well As they started Down from the South Peak. George Hall Mckinley Par superintendent said torn adic winds May have blown them offa Ridge. Dead or missing were Jerr Clark Mark Mclaughlin and John Russell of Eugene James and Walter Taylor of Lafayette ind. Dennis Luchterhand Scarsdale . And Stephen a. Taylor Chicago. Van he in s wife wins divorce Santa Monica Calif. A the wife of actor Van Helfin has been granted an interlocutory decree of divorce. Mrs. Frances Heflin 46, was awarded the family Home in Brentwood and 15 per cent of the 57-year-old actor s Gross in come for the next 10 years. Weather Usan weather Central temperatures Tokyo Chitose Ita Zuke Seoul Naha Albany Albu que Amarillo Atlanta b Mingham Boston Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland Denver Des Moines Detroit Duluth Fairbanks fort Worth Hong Kong Honolulu Houston Jack Ville Kansas City k. Bumpur London . H 94 84 89 88 88 h 83 84 79 81 84 84 72 84 81 83 80 80 71 78 100 89 88 95 93 86 90 67 84 aug. L 76 69 74 73 73 l 69 66 69 69 70 72 64 67 63 52 59 58 51 58 76 82 76 83 73 66 72 53 67 5 Taipei Manila Guam Saigon Bangkok Louisville Memphis Miami Milwaukee Moscow n. Orleans nyc n. Platte Paris pit Burgh port., o. Rapid City Reno Richmond St. Louis Salt Lake. S. Antonio san Diego san fran. Seattle Shreveport Tampa Tucson Wash. H l90 77 85 7586 77 88 7791 78 h l 86 6684 71 85 6878 60 81 5592 75 78 6885 49 68 5276 65 84 5686 54 95 5092 70 83 6697 62 100 7575 64 63 5476 55 97 7491 76 96 7889 71

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