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ree Utah Deer Hunters Lehi Hunter Killed By Stray Bullet By United Press International Flying bullets and highway mishaps. They turned the opening of Utah's 1963 deer hunting season Saturday into a bloodbath that even the rain that greeted many of the estimated 160,000 hunters who took to the field couldn't wash away. The state counted at least three dead and two wounded. Two of the dead were shot to death. The third person died in a highway accident while en route to a hunting area. Three other hunters were in serious condition from carbon monoxide poisoning. Mounting Toll Feared I Law enforcement officers' across the state feared the toll would mount as the weekend progressed. The dead were: Etsil Jack Sly, 45, Lehi, Utah, struck by a stray bullet north of Beaver. # * I Utah reported a fourth 1 I deer hunter dead late Sat- I I urday night after Ross H. I I Wright, 49, Salt Lake City, I ! died of a heart attack in ! j the Strawberry Reservoir j I area. The Utah Highway I I Patrol reported that it is | j receiving many reports of I I lost and injured hunters. I I "They are coming in so j I fast we can't keep up," it j I said. I * * Thomas Francis Dowd, 46, St. Helens, Ore., killed by a gunshot gunshot blast northeast of Moab. Charles Tasker, 53, Green River, Utah, killed in a highway accident on U.S. 50-6 while starting starting out to go deer hunting. Injured by flying bullets were Dennis Lee Lund, 18, Preston, and an unidentified 15-year-old boy shot in both legs near Woodruff Woodruff in Rich County. Stray Bullet The Sheriff's office .at Mpab said Dowd was killed near Fisher Fisher Point when struck by a bullet bullet fired by another hunter. The incident was under investigation. investigation. The victim's body was brought to a mortuary in Moab. Authorities said Sly died in the Brush Creek area 15 miles north of Beaver. He was hunting hunting with members of his family. A stray bullet struck him in the thigh and he bled to death. It was not immediately determined determined who fired the shot but authorities said a group of hunters hunters in a nearby canyon were filling the air with "quite a volley" at the time. (See LEHI MAN, Page 4) VOL 41, NO. 21 PROVO, UTAH COUNTY, UTAH SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20. 1963 PRICE 15 CENTS HUNT VICTIM— Jack Sly, 45, Lehi, was killed early Saturday as the state's first deer hunt casualty. FBI Hunts Cosa Nostra Crime Chief WASHINGTON (UPI) — The FBI announced Saturday night it had obtained a warrant for the arrest of Angelo Bruno, alleged alleged head of the Cosa Nostra crime syndicate in Philadelphia, hi a crackdown on an extortion racket extending to New York City and New Jersey. Five other men were arrested in Philadelphia and in Lodi and Nutley, N.J., on charges of conspiring conspiring to violate a federal law prohibiting interstate travel to commit extortion, the FBI said. A sixth man, a New Yorker, also was sought on the same charges. Bruno was being sought as a fugitive on the same charges, the FBI said. A bureau source said Bruno is one of nine ruling commissioners of the infamous underworld crime syndicate in the United States. The crackdown had no bearing bearing on underworld informer Joseph Valachi's recent public revelations into Cosa Nostra before before Senate crime investigators, the FBI said. In identical complaints filed by the FBI in Philadelphia Saturday, Saturday, the FBI charged Bruno and the other five men with conspiring conspiring to travel between Pennsylvania Pennsylvania and New Jersey "with intent to distribute proceeds of the crime of extortion and with intent to commit crimes of violence violence in furtherance of the extortion." extortion." War Threat Still On, Says JFK By RAYMOND LAHR United Press International ORONO, Maine (UPI) —President —President Kennedy said Saturday that both firmness and restraint shown by the United States during during the Cuban crisis a year ago brought a pause in the cold war but the result was only "slight progress on a long journey." "Let us recognize both the gains we have made down the road to peace and the great distance yet to be covered," he said. "Let us not waste the present pause by either a needless renewal renewal of tension or a needless relaxation of vigilance." The President spoke before a crowd of about 15,000 on homecoming homecoming weekend at the University University of Maine stadium. It was a bright, hazy and warm day. The President was awarded an honorary degree of doctor of laws as he donned academic robes to deliver his address. After After the degree was awarded, University University President Dr. Lloyd H. Elliott asked the students to sing the famous Maine Stein Song and told the President that whereever he finds himself in future years "it will be your solemn obligation to stand and sing whenever you hear the Maine Stem Song." The remarks were greeted with rousing applause. Elliott then turned more serious serious and said that the President was being given .the-^egr-ee in. recognition of his being "the President of all the people of this land ... strong, the colored, the rural and the urban the rich and the poor, the young and the old." Kennedy flew here this morning morning from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., accompanied by Maine's two senators and Rep. Stanley Tupper, R-Maine. The fourth member of the state congressional congressional delegation, Rep. Clifford Clifford G. Mclntire, met the President President at Dow Air Force Base, Bangor, where his presidential airliner landed for the short helicopter flight to the university. university. In his speech, Kennedy recalled Air to Germany the weak and the white and the Advance Guard Arrives In Europe From Ft. Hood FT. HOOD, Tex. (UPI) — The advance guard of "Operation Big Lift," the biggest trans-ocean air movement of Ground troops ever tried, arrived in Germany Saturday to prepare the way for 14,500 men who will be flown there from Ft. Hood in a 72-hour period next week. 1 The vanguard included 440 men of the 2nd Armored Armored Division, flown to Germany from Bergstrom Air STREAMLINER SIDESWIPED — Aerial view shows scene after a Santa Fe Railroad passenger train hit a frei ght train, derailing engines and cars near Willow Springs, 111., Saturday. At least 41 persons were injured in the accident, none seriously. (Herald-UPI Telephoto) Lord Home Promises Plain Talk LONDON (UPI) — Lord Home accepted Queen Elizabeth's Elizabeth's mandate Saturday to become become prime minister. He immediately immediately said he would denounce denounce his 348-year-old Scottish peerage and told the nation he would give it stunt - free, 'straight talking" government. Informed sources ^said he had reached a truce with his Conservative Conservative Party opponents but that no announcement of his cabinet could be expected before before Sunday. They said the former former foreign secretary wants to announce the cabinet lineup in a "tidy package." There were reports he would seek a postponement of the Oct. 29 reconvening of Parliament so he could seek election in the House of Commons. Labor leader leader Harold Wilson said Saturday night that Home's belief he would be elected was an "impertinence." "impertinence." It was clear that Home's career career as prime minister would not be easy sailing. Many Conservative Conservative party leaders were disgruntled because Harold Macmillan "dictated" the choice of successor. Labor was Force Base, near Austin, Tex., in seven jet transports. They will set up communications, prepare headquarters and arrange arrange mess facilities for troops who will start pouring in Tuesday. Tuesday. In the midst of last-minute preparations for the airlift, the commander of the operation and the North American Air Defense Command denied a report report in a German newspaper that long range, high altitude Ruusian planes had flown over Texas to spy on the operation. The whole story is absurd. No Russian plane has flown over Texas or any other part of the United States," a NORAD spokesman said. Col. G. M. McMulty, Airlift Control Force Ft. Hood said Commander at 'Russian planes do not fly over the United States." He said that even if (See AIRLIFT, Page 4) U.N, Votes to Keep Troops In the Congo UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (UPI)—U.S. sources expressed high satisfaction Saturday over two key issues on the General Assembly's agenda—the Congo and Communist China. On the question of extending the U.N. Congo operation six months, the Soviet bloc was isolated. isolated. On the issue of a seat for

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  2. 20 Oct 1963, Sun,
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