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No Paper? If you fail to get your News- Record, telephone KI 2-5500 by 6 p.m. on weekdays or 8:30 a.m. on Sundays. NEWS-RECORD Weather Partly cloudy and humid through Tuesday -with isolated thundershowers. Low tonigti't in mid 70s. 66TH YEAR — NO. 43 Published Every Evening (Except Saturday) and Similar Morning by Miami Newspapers, Inc. MIAMI, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 1968 8 PAGES DAILY 10 CENTS — SUNDAY 15 CENTS MIAMI PLANE CRASH CLAIMS SIX LIVES Glenn Berry Factory Group Dies as Graft Plunges Into Field By PHILIP MALOCSAY Six persons—five of them from the Miami area—plunged to their deaths early this morning in the worst aircraft accident in local history. Piloted by 53-year-old Robert P. McGaw of Miami, the single-engine plane crashed shortly after' takeoff one-half mile west of the B. F. Goodrich plant. It was the first fatal accident involving aircraft from the Miami airport in nearly 20 years. Dead are the pilot, Robert P. McGaw. 53, of 327 Circle Drive; Ronnie Teaguc 27, of 2229 A northeast; Kenneth Fields, 29, of 2312 A northeast; Mrs. Charles Cooper, 29, of 2105 F northwest; Mrs. E. J. Yankowski, 47, Cardin, and Charles Haves,'29, of Crane, Mo. Five of the victims were key personnel at the Glenn Berry Manufacturing Co., Commerce, and the sixth, Charles Hayes, was plant manager of the G-B Manufacturing Co. of Crane, Mo., a sub-contrator for Glenn Berry. Robert McGaw was Glenn Berry's office manager; Ronnie Teague, plant manager; Mrs."Charles Cooper and Mrs. E. J. Yankowski, production line supervisors, and Kenneth Fields, shipping room foreman. The six had planned to attend a conference in Atlanta, Ga., concering governmental contracts. The craft was to refuel at Jonesboro, Ark. Stunned by the accident, Glenn Berry President Francis Heydt said, "It wounded us, but it won't kill us. We closed for the day and we'll close for the services. But we'll be open tomorrow." The clothing manufacturing SHATTERED FUSELAGE — Examining what remains of the fuselage of a Cessna 206 which carried six persons to their deaths here early today were Civil Defense-React members Kelly Crownover (left) and Larry Taiclet peisons TO rneir deaths here , ______ _ '.,.. . ' —Photos by Ed CraiR Of course, kids are in revolt in every generation, but at least our generation's mothers made us wash before we protested. Today, a man who hoards money isn't magician. a miser; he's a Thirty years ago: "Men Are Such Fools," starring Wayne Morris, Priscilla Lane and Humphrey Bogart, was showing at the Coleman theater. With temperatures hitting 99, electric fans were a hot item at Ed Millner's hardware store. They sold from $2.99 to $37.95. Alley Oop was riding high in the comics. The caveman and his pre-historic buddies looked as modern as they ever would. Other popular comic strips were Frecles and His Friends Boots and Her Buddies and Wash Tubbs. Out Our Way was also a regular feature. Core drilling to find a solid base for Grand River Dam was completed. • * * * ' GIVEAWAY ! Eight collie-shepherd puppies,; black and white.-" Roberta! Breaune, west of city. Tele-j phone KI 2-8883. Two Children Die in Flood Car of Blackwell Family Swamped BLACKWELL (AP) — Flood waters swept a Ponca City family's auto from a county road near Blackwell Sunday night and drowned the two small sons of Mr. and Mrs. James Crater. One of the boys' bodies was recovered late Sunday night. The search for the other child was halted at 1 a.m. and resumed today, recovered late Sunday night, Officers at Blackwell had not established which of the little boys was recovered. The boys were Jimmy, 5, and Billy, 4. The tragedy occurred when Crater's auto plunged into a Hood-filled valley on the county road at the edge of Blackwell known as the Blackwell-to-Ponca City shortcut. "When the car went into the dip, the water was so swift it pushed the car on out into that little pond," said Guy Ingmire, 25, one of several nearby residents who helped rescue the family. Water rushing across the road was flowing into a normally small pond that had been swollen by flood waters of the Chik- askia River. See FLOLD on page 3. Ike Remains Over 200 Reds ead in Battle Eisenhower remains in Sooners Solidly InHHH'sCamp OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma's delegation to the Democratic national convention which opens in Chicago next _ Monday, remains solidly behind *" Vice President Hubert Humphrey for the presidential nomination, a survey indicated today. Oklahoma has 58 delegates and only 41 votes, a fact which makes a fractional count inevitable. The state delegation favors Humphrey by a 53-to-4 margin over Sen. Eugene McCarthy with & one member undecided. Based * on the 41 vote total, this gives Humphrey 37.5 votes, McCarthy 2.8 votes 'and leaves ,7 of one vote undecided. The delegation has the power to invoke the unit rule after it arrives at the convention. If the unit rule is adopted, all 41 votes will go for the candidate favored by the majority, which § obviously would be Humphrey. Prediction of Warm, Grand Lake level: 740,82 Warm, windy weather was forecast for Oklahoma today and Tuesday, with possible light showers or. thundershowers in the east central and northeast today. Skies cloudy. The Weather would average partly Bureau said thunderstorms were expected in the extreme west Tuesday. A little cooler temperatures were expected in the far west Tuesday, Highs today were, expected to range from 92 to 100. Lows tonight should range from 62 in the panhandle to 76 in the southeast. Highs Tuesday were expected to range from the middle and upper 90s in the central and east. High temperatures Sunday ranged from the middle 80s in the Panhandle to the middle and upper 90s in the central and east. Former President Dwight D.j 'extremely critical" condition! Has suffered numerous episodes of irregular heart action since Sunday night, Army doctors reported today "T\/M-»*-,^*.r. nt- 1IT.-.14-A*. n I A ———. ~^_ , i J ' Doctors at Walter Reed Army Hospital said an electrical pacemaker, inserted earlier into the heart of the five-star general, had been removed after it failed to stop the spasms. The recurring irregularities, doctors said earlier, constitute a "constant and critical hazard" to Eisenhower's survival. . - -, The text of a morning medical bulletin: "General Eisenhower's condition remains extremely critical. The electrical pacemaker was removed late yesterday because of its demonstrated ineffectiveness after the initial-lew-hours. 'Since last night's bulletin numerous episodes of ventricular irregularity have occurred, most of only a few seconds duration but two requiring electrical conversion. "Despite this, the general remains alert, converses briefly, and enjoyed a small breakfast. He is visited briefly from time to time by members of the Appeal Voiced By Papandreou STOCKHOLM (AP) — Former Greek government minister and South Vietnamese soldiers andreas Papandreou appealed swept through the city today ».' Sfljl Of Combuf Area SAIGON (AP) — North Vietnamese troops slipped out of embattled Tay Ninh today after losing more than 200 dead in a series of blazing fights with allied troops, tanks and artillery in and around the key provincial capital Sunday. plant has had several contracts in recent years to produce military apparel. The accident occurred soon after the six-place, heavy duly plane took off from Miami Airport at 4:50 a.m. Mrs. McGaw, the pilot's wife, Heydt and airport manager G. F. Nelson Malocsay watched and heard the aircraft crash one mile from the airport. According to Malocsay, the plane made a normal takeoff and started its first left turn to leave the pattern. Then the J plane seemed to hesitate, it turned right, went into a steep bank and dived. The first turn out of pattern is usually made at an altitude of 400 feet. The plane completed a 180- degree turn toward the north the bodies were badly mangled. "It looks," he said, "like the plane power-dived straight the ground." Letcher said that pilot McGaw received a flight physical Attempt To End Demo Deadlock On Viet Spiked McCarthy Rejects Compromise Bid CHICAGO (AP)—Preliminary sparring for next week's Demor cratic National Convention opened today with Sen. Eugene tojj. McCarthy's campaign manager rejecting a compromise Vietnam platform the credentials plank while committee a key civil rights fight. As the platform committee hearings opened in Washington, educator Clark Kerr, head of the National Committee for a Political Settlement in Vietnam, examination June 18 "and was sought to settle in excellent condition." "There rights tiaht is a possibility that it was vertigo," he added. Vertigo, a condition sometimes associated with night flying, is caused by a loss of balance. Without being able to see' ur S ed McCarthy to drop his de- the ground, a pilot's sense of!™ an f . f °F ,, a 1 ? oa ! i , tion i° vern ; balance and direction sometimes becomes confused. He may sense, that he is climbing, diving or banking sharply, even though the aircraft is flying normally. A pilot suffering from vertigo ^ ment in South Vietnam and asked Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey to-agree'to a total halt in bombing of North Vietnam. Clark, McCarthy's manager, called must trust his flight instruments But Blair campaign err's proposal "thoroughly in- before nosing into a soybean and fly by them. An American armored column tne plant. field directly south of the B. F. Goodrich refuse dump, west of today to the world's democracies to aid "our noble fight" to liberate Greece from its military regime. Papandreou is a voluntary exile from his country and has accepted a position as an economics teacher at Stockholm University. He is chairman of the Panhellenic Liberation Movement, set up to coordinate anti regime forces outside and inside Greece. He said the recent assassination attempt on Greek Premier George Papandopoulos was "the voice of the Greek nation, whether one approves or not." "The junta has tried to limit the attention of the world to the assassination attempt," said immediate family, at his re- Papandreou, "but it has neg- quest. "Mrs. Eisenhower has remained calm during these past See IKE on page 3. lected to mention the many bombings that have occurred all over Athens — part of our broad and reported encountering no resistence. The battle for Tay Ninh brought to a pitch four days of hard fighting from the Mekong Delta north to Da Nang, that shattered a two-month lull in Uie ground war. U.S. officers in Tay Ninh said some 500 North Vietnamese regulars—mainstays of the attacking force—slipped out under the cover of darkness through an armored trap set up outside the city. The fighting in and around Tay Ninh—a city of 200,000 population, 45 miles northwest of Saigon—was considered serious by the allies, but military sources said it was too early to say whether it signaled the start of the third major offensive of the year threatened by the ene- The plane shattered on impact but did not burn. All of the bodies were thrown from the wreckage and one was found 100 yards north of the nearest my high command. Civil Defense officials arrived! on the scene first. Deputy Sher-| rif John Cone, Civil Air Patrol i members and Heydt and his Tire last previous fatal crash, in about 1950, killed three men southwest of Miami. Two light planes collided in mid-air. Mrs. Yankowski, wife of Edmund John Yankowski of Cardin, was born Sept. 30, 1920, at Racine, Mo. Sh e had. resided in Cardin most of her life and had been a Glenn Berry employe several years. She was a member of the Pentecostal church. Surviving in addition to her cwo sons, Tim and Bob, trekked! husband are two sons, Ron Yan- through deep mud to reach thelkowski of the home and a pros- 1 wreckage. Mud and two-foot-high soybean plants hampered body recovery. Bodies had to be car- 100 yards to am-: ried over bulances... Two FAA inspectors arrived here from Tulsa at 9 a.m. to!Cardin; two brothers, Jack pective ail-American junior college football player at Northeastern A,M. and Edmund John Yankowski Jr. of Kansas City, Kan.; a daughter. Miss Lou Ann Yankowski of the home; her mother, Mrs. Ollie Poor of investigate the accident. National transportation Saftey Board officials from Ft. Worth are expected to arrive this afternoon. No official statement on the cause of the accident has been Green of Picher and Steve Green, Cardin; a sister, Mrs. Nadine Goodrich, Carthage, Mo.; a half-sister, Mrs. Grace adequate—it is just not good enough." The McCarthy forces have made dear they will press for a floor fight unles sthey are successful in the platform group. Meanwhile, Humphrey, in this convention city for a round of speeches and interviews, pledged if elected he will do everything he can to end the war. "If I am permitted to become president and if by then there is no peace or cease fire I will'do everything in my power, -with honor, to bring peace to Southeast Asia," the vice president told some 500 members of the Brotherhood of Railway and Airline Clerks. The credentials group met meanwhile, in closed session prior to opening its public hearings with the Mississippi challenge, where the regular party group is being contested by a biracial delegation supported by both Humphrey and McCarthy. The Mississippi case is ex- Downs, San Francisco, and ajpected to be settled faster than grandson. ]the 18 other challenges, which issued. i Arrangements are pending atjinvolve various issues of racial Dr. Charles Lelcher, FAA ex-; the Paul Thomas funeral home discrimination, party loyalty ' See CRASH on page 3. | and the way in which delegates were picked. Nearly one-fifth of the convention's delegates and alternates could be affected. The hearings by the two committees provide the setting for the convention's main event, the See DEMOS on page 3. • J-L --.- ,^ widely ^scattered in;the pre-dawn crash personnel and ether volunteers participated in the search? , P.r«m. we* .1 Miami ,od.y. Oklahoma Group To Picket Wallace OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The leader of an Oklahoma City rights group said today his group will picket Alabama Goy. George Wallace's speech at the state fair arena Wednesday. Donald Allen, who said he was; one of the leaders of American* for Racial Equality, said about ! 100 persons had committed"; themselves to protest. , I. Wallace will speak at 8 p.m Wednesday at the state arena. He is seeking the pre«i- dency as a member of the American Party. '.\ ' Allen, a student at Oklahoma] State University, said his group plans to demonstrate inside the arena when Wallace speaks. "It's free," he said, "They; can't keep us out." ,, ; ,\; tafci

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  2. 19 Aug 1968, Mon,
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