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2—A THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS MONDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1908 DEATHS Rites Today For Wilford Mitchell At McLeansboro Wilford Mitchell, 83, of 303y 2 Cherry street, McLeansboro, died at 5:15 p.m. Saturday at the Hamilton Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. today at the Ghol- 5on Funeral Chapel in McLeansboro, with the Rev. Robert Larner officiating. Burial was in the I.O.O.F. cemetery. Mr. Mitchell was born December 27, 1885, in Willow Springs, Mo., the son of Elva E. and Fanna (Presley) Mitchell. He was married to Amy Hunt, wl.o died in November, 1968. Survivors include one son, Frank Mitchell of Joplin, Mo.; two daughters, Mrs. Beulah Ja- mts of McLeansboro and Mrs. Wanda Sinks of St. Louis, Mo.; 1\ VO sisters, Mrs. Effie Taylor uf Macon, 111., and Mrs. Delia Whiting of Hammond, Ind.; five grandchildren and six great­ grandchildren. Mr. Mitchell was a member of the Knights Prairie Baptist church. Minnie Randall Dies At Age 82; Funeral Tuesday Mrs. Minnie Ida Ranall, 82, of Route 1, Ina, died Saturday mcrning in Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Ina Freewill Baptist church, v."th the Rev. Elmer Nichols and the Rev. Verlin Scarborough cfficiating. Burial will be In Kirk cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Ina Funeral Home in Ina, where friends may call at any time. At noon Tuesday the body will be taken to the church to lie in state until the funeral hour. Mrs. Randall was born August 5. 1886, in Michigan, the daughter of Jacob and M i n nie (Tetloff) Sheben. . She was married to Norman Randall, who survives. Other survivors include three sons, Art Randall of Ina, Guy Randall of Belle Rive and Kenneth Randall of Percy, HI.; two daughters, Mrs. Freda Brower of Scottville, Mich., and Mrs. Velma Willmore of Mt. Vernon; one sister, Pearl Sheben of Ludington, Mich.; 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by five children, two sisters and one brother. TROUBLES MOUNT FOR NEW LINER (Continued From Page One) loans. Newspaper commenta tors all agreed the ship's faults went beyond the troubles expected on any shakedown cruise. The public wants a complete account of what went wrong, how it happened and where the blame is to be laid," said the Daily Express. The Daily Telegraph commented. "For an acceptance trial to be failed by a ship of such prestige must be unprecedented in modern times." The liner left the Clydeside shipyard in Scotland last month for speed trials during which it developed an oil leak that forced cancellation of a Christmas charity cruise. It sailed Dec. 23 from Green- och, Scotland for a 10-day shakedown cruise to the Canary Islands. Aboard were 500 Cunard employes and their families to test the ship's facilities and 250 workmen who were to complete outfitting the vessel. Tn bin Difficulty Engire trouble developed Chrlstr.-; «. Eve, when the star- l?<-rrj ' pressure turbine s -••to:' -irg rough. The rot r .s n 't'rb'.ne were found to Suffered Beatings Pueblo Men Tell About Red Terror By BARRY KRAMER Associated Press Writer SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) - Two of the USS Pueblo's enlisted men give the first detailed accounts today of beatings suffered by crewmen during 11 months of North Korean captivity. The intelligence ship's commanding officer, Cmdr. Lloyd Bucher, has said the North Koreans made a "studied attempt to create terror among my men and myself." Quartermaster l.C. Charles B. Law, Jr. 27, of Port Townsend, Wash., and Radioman 2.C. Lee R. Hayes, 26, of Columbus, Ohio, will describe examples of beatings at a news conference, the Navy announced Sunday. Newsmen will be allowed to question Law and Hayes, the i\avy said. Law "took it the worst of anyone in the crew," an informed source said. In an interview at Midway Island, while he and the crew were en route home last week, Bucher told newsmen, "Every member of the crew had been subjected to terror of some kind or another. Whether it was actual physical beating or not is beside the point, because the terror of expecting a beating is just as terrifying. "The threat of a beating was always there. Every time they decided to beat someone it was done from an emotional point of view. It was always done from a studied attempt to create terror among my men and myself." Ail were Maltreated The director of the U.S. Naval hospital where the 82 crewmen are staying, Rear Adm. Horace Warden, said last Thursday all of the men "have a history of physical maltreatment" At the 121st Evacuation Hospital in Seoul, where the crewmen were taken after their release, Army doctors said 20 to 30 per cent of the crew showed "some evidence of maltreatment recent enough to detect" They said one sailor, not identified, bad a broken rib. Others had bruises, scars and black eyes. A Navy spokesman said Law and Hayes were directed to not to answer questions about the capture of the intelligence ship off North Korea last Jan. 23 or about other details of their 11- month captivity. After Bucher's first state- mens about the beatings, President Johnson ordered an investigation. Part of the investigation was released over the weekend! in Washington. It told of statements by Bucher that North Korean threats to kill his crew one by one contributed to his signing of so-called confessions which said the Pueblo was in North Korea-claimed waters when it was taken. The U.S. government has denied the ship was within the 12- mile limit claimed by North Korea and after the release of the crew the Navy said it was more convinced than ever that the ship had not gone closer than 13 miles. wbwmen Get Leaves The Pueblo crewmen were given overnight leaves for the first time this weekend, beginning Friday night A Navy spoKesman said about half of the crew will be allowed such "shore leave" each night The lioerty is confined to the San Diego area. One unidentified crewman toia a Navy journalist after returning from leave, "The very first tning I did was order a pizza. That's the thing I thought about most while I wasinNorth Korea." Markets Mt. Vernon Hog Market Prices paid until 12:30 p.m. today were steady. The top was 19.25 and 19.50 for 200 to 220 lb. meat type hogs. The top was 19.00 for 220 to 230 lb. meat type hogs. Sows were 12.00 and 15.00. Boars were 9.00 and 10.00. After 12:30 p.m. today prices will be based on next day's prices. Fcur Drivers Ticketed Five Auto Wrecks In City Over Weekend Three Killed In Snowmobile Mt. Vernon Grain The following prices were quoted in Mt. Vernon this morning. Wheat 1.22. Soybeans 2.48. Corn 1.08. Chicago Produce CHICAGO (AP) - (USDA) — Live poultry: wholesale buying prices unchanged; roasters 24% -26 !4; special fed white rock fryers 19-21; few ducks 30; few geese 30-32. CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mercantile Exchange-Butter unsettled; wholesale buying prices unchanged to 1 lower; 93 score AA 66%; 92 A 66%; 90 B 66; 89 C 60^; Cars 90 B 66%; 89 C 62. Eggs steady to firm; wholesale buying prices to 1V» higher; 80 per cent or better grade A whites 49; mediums 47; standards 41; checks 28%. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. (AP) — Estimates for Tuesday: hogs 8,000; cattle 2,500; calves 150; sheep 400. Hogs 9,500; U.S. 1-3 200-240 lbs 19.75-20.50; U.S. 2-4 230-280 lbs 18.00-19.75; sows ; U.S. 1-3 300-450 lbs 14.75-15.50; boars 12.50-13.50. lbs 15.50-16.00; U.S. 2-3 450-650 lbs 14.75-15.50; boars 12.50-13.50. Cattle 4,000; calves 100; slaughter steers, few loads choice, some within prime, 29.50; good and choice 20.2529.00; heifers short load choice, 27.50; good and choice 25.50; commercial 16.50-19.50; choice veal- ers 33.00-40.00; good 27.00-33.00; choice slaughter calves 2f.00- 26.00; good 17.00-20.00. Sheep 1,000; wooled slaughter lambs, high choice and prime, 26.00-27.50; good and choice 21.50 -26.00; shorn slaughter lambs, choice 26.00; slaughter ewes 6.00 -8.00. Five Perish In Chicago Blaze b? cut c" balance, a fault that v i F • r"^r?ced in the port tur!:i-e v. well. Speed was re- d"ced itrrnediately. SmalHeioe and Anthony Hep- pcr, chairman of the Upper Clyde Shipbuilders, which built the QE2, flew out to the liner Saturday. They confe rred through the night, and, at a Sunday morning news conference, Smallpeice announced the decision not to accept delivery. He said the general unreadi­ ness o? the QE2 "would not only prevent the ship carrying its full complement of passengers but would allow no chance to reach Cunard's standards." "In no circumstances are Cu* nard prepared to sail QE2 on a commercial voyage until they are satisfied that they can maintain their standards," Sir Basil declared, "The timing may be adrift, but when she's ready this will still be the most wonderful ship in the world," John WWtworth, Cunard's managing director, told newsmen he was confident his company wxud accept the QE2 aft. \ er repairs and another shaleedown cruise Jate in Janu- i CHICAGO (AP) — Five members of a suburban Orland Park family died today in a fire that destroyed their two-story frame home. Three others in the fami- i ly escaped but suffered injuries, i Police identified the victims jas Marion Biddle, a factory worker; a daughter, Georgianne, 14; two sons, Matthew, 9, and Daniel, 8, and Biddle's father. Three other Biddle children were burned. Jean, 16, was admitted to a hospital with severe burns. John, 19, and Thomas, 18 were treated and! released. The wife and mother of the victims, Noreen, were absent when the fire erupted. Author- ites said Mrs. Biddle had taken another daughter, Mary, 18, to a train station and returned to find the six-room residence in flames. Firemen reported 1 they had difficulty fighting the blaze because there were no nearby hydrants and a supply of water brought in a tank soon became exhausted. The flames leveled the residence. Mrs. Marlene Pennington, a neighbor of the Biddle's in the E b south of Chicago, said Biddle escapeij th* fire by Ing from a second floor window. Wall Street NEW YORK (AP)-The stock market ignored encouraging economic news and took a fairly sharp loss early this afternoon in moderate trading. Losses outnumbered gains by more than 500 issues on the New York Stock Exchange. The Associated Press average of 60 stocks at noon was off 1.4 at 358.1 with industrials off 3.0, rails off .2 and Utilities off .3. After a mixed opening, the market worked irregularly lower and then quickly widened its losses, with the pace of trading remaining slack. Once again, lack of supporting bids rather than heavy selling pressure accounted for the loss. The Dow Jones industrial average at noon was down 6.21 at 946.30. INA Corp. dropped 3 "4 to 46 on a block of 832,600 shares- worth about $38.3 million. The stock cut its loss to a point or so in later dealings as it dominated the most-active list by a wide margin. Other large blocks, sold at losses, were prominent features. Chadbourn-Gotham was off 1M at 14 on 112,000 shares, putting it in the No. 2 spot for activity. It pared a fraction from the loss. High-prices IBM dropped 9 to 310 on 49,600 shares. Later it clipped a couple of points from the loss. Esquire fell 1 4 to 29% on 33,200 shares. Jim Walter lost 2 at 104 Vi on 49,000 shares. International Nickel, which raised the price of nickel, advanced about IV2 in active trading. Du Pont gained a fraction. The chemical giant increased the price of polyethylene packaging. Active 1-point losers Included Chrysler, Pennzoil and A.J. Industries. American Telephone, Woolworth, Alcoa and American Smelting also lost a point or so. Prices were irregularly lower on the American Stock Exchange. MARIBEL, Wis. (AP)— Three persons died Saturday night when their snowmobile was struck by a Chicago and North Western passenger train in Manitowoc County. Killed were Carl Rabenhorst, 30, and Maureen Rich, 29, both of rural Maribel, and! John Touhey of Maribel. Manitowoc County authorities said the snowmobile, driven by Rabenhorst, was traveling on a street in the village of Maribel when it was struck by the train. The three died instantly of head injuries. ASTRONAUTS REPORTING ON FLIGHT (Continued From Page One) ination. Twelve pictures taken by the Apollo 8 crew en route and around the moon—part of the scientific treasure they gathered in their six-day flight- were released Sunday by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. World Color Photos Two of the color pictures of the earth were taken as the spacecraft was in orbit or near the moon. They show the earth as a glowing sapphire half-disc with wisps of clouds streaking the deep blue. One view, taken as the spacecraft was en route to the moon, shows continents on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. The west bulge of Africa shows as a brown patch surrounded oy clouds. The east coast of South America is shrouded with clouds. The edge of darkness stands out as sunset moves across Africa. Another picture shows most of the southern United States, with the Florida Peninsula standing out as if on a global map. A huge swirl of clouds covers the North Atlantic and beyond is the curve of the earth. Shallow waters in the Carribean stand out as a greenish blue while the deeper waters are shades of tan or black. A picture of the earth taken from lunar orbit shows it rising over the moon as the moon appears to rise to men on earth. It is a brilliant blue, with patches of brown that are whole continents. The background is velvet black and the dark side of the earth cannot be seen. The picture has the pocked and rugged surface of the moon in the foreground. Moon "Dirty Beach" Color pictures of the moon have greenish or tan tint, but the astronauts said this color was not true. Instead, they said, the moon is more the color of "dirty beach sand." The pictures clearly show craters, rilles .bluffs and ridges on the moon 's bleak surface. Many of the craters appear as fresh and distinct indentations. Others appear eroded. Rilles on the lifeless moon's surface closely resemble trails animals leave through deep snow on earth. The photographs show that the more direct the sunlight shines on the moon's surface, the more harsh and hard are its features. Pictures taken with the sun at low angles give the ssurface a soft, whipped cream appearance. New Craters Shown One view released includes features never before seen by man—craters on the far side of the moon. The picture apparently was taken when the sun angle was low. Shadows darken half a 250-mile crater, while the direct light on the opposite crater wall washes out detail. NASA scientists will use the thousands of photographs taken by the crew to precisely map parts of the moon. Officials said the pictures also will help scientists plan man's next major lunar adventures- landing and ex-1 ploration. The Apollo 8 crew shot thr> pictures with two Hasselblad Electric cameras, using both 80mm and 250mm lens. They also used a 16mm Maurer motion picture camera with several frame speeds. Five automobile wrecks were reported to Mt. Vernon police over Ihe weekend. At 3:13 p.m. Sunday, police said cars driven by Dennis L. Boyer, 18, 1916 Richview and Barry Dalmasso, 17, 53 S. E. Cresent, collided on the Mug Drive Inn parking lot, 1109 Salem Road. Damage to the Boyer auto was estimated at $50 while damage to the Dalmasso vehicle was estimated in excess of $100. Connie S. Robinson, 19, 3116 Central was ticketed for careless driving after the auto which she was driving struck a parked car owned by George R. Ulrich, 308 South 15th. After the impact, the Ulrich auto struck another parked vehicle owned by the Construction Materials Co. Damage to all three vehicles was estimated in excess of $100. The accident occurred at 11:42 a.m. Saturday at 308 So. 15th street. Both drivers involved in an 11:35 a.m. accident Saturday were ticketed. Police said Gary L. Stevens, 24, 2713 Mannen was ticketed for driving without a drivers license, while George Englemann, 55, 19 Sunset Drive, was ticketed for leaving a curb without due caution. Cars driven by the two collided in the 1300 block of Broadway. Damage to the Stevens auto was estimated in excess of $100, while damage to the Engleman car was estimated at $75. Larry Jackson, 16, 1109 Lamar, was ticketed for having faulty brakes after the auto which he was driving collided with another auto driven by Wilma H. Garrison, 61, 1507 Cherry. The accident occurred at 1:01 p.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of Newby. The Garrison vehicle received approximately $75 damage, while damage to the Jackson auto was estimated in excess of $100. At $3:35 p.m. Saturday, police said cars driven by Elizabeth W. Prior, 26, 2003 College and Robert D. Payne, 21, R. R. 5, Mt. Vernon, collided at the corner of 10th and Jordan streets. Damage to the Prior auto exceeded $100, while the Payne vehicle received approximately $50 damage. Annual Pinochle Tourney Jan. 1 At Mt. V. Fire Dept. The annual New Year's Day pinochle tournament at the Mt. Vernon fire department will be- gine at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday. The tourney is open to the world. Players may enter by reporting to the fire station prior to start of the tournament. NIXON INSTRUCTIONS ON VIET EXPECTD (Continued From Page One) major business session of a 12- day Nixon vacation. Sunday, and again today, the President-elect resumed his secluded, leisurely holiday pace. Nixon plans to remain at his i:ew home on Key Biscayne until Wednesday, then fly to Los Angeles to attend the Rose Bowl lootball game in Pasadena. He is due to leave California Friday for a flight to Chicago to attend a dinner honoring two of Uic men he chose for his Cabinet, Secretary of the Treasury- designate David Kennedy and Secretary of Labor-designate George P. Shultz. $800,000 Brink's Car Hijacking BOSTON (AP) — The FBI examined a key and police visited underworld hangouts today for a clue in the hijacking of some $800,000 from a Brink's armored car Saturday four blocks from the scene of the $1.2 million Brinks robbery in 1950. Two men used a key to open the door of the parked truck, surprising a guard, Richard E. Haines, 43, of Tewksbury, who was alone in the vehicle while his two teammates took a coffee break. Police said the robbers could not have entered the truck if inside bolts on the truck doors had been latched. None were in place, investigators said. A key was found later at the scene of the robbery. Company officials said it was not issued by Brinks. Felix A Savage Jr., manager of Brink's Boston office, said "as near as I can ascertain the total (taken) will be in the area of $800,000. An audit was started Sunday to determine how much of the loot was in cash. The robbery was the 13th of a money express truck in eastern Massachusetts since 1950. Haines said the robbers, who wore ski masks and gloves, handcuffed Haines' wrists and manacled him in the back of the truck, drove several blocks to a parking lot near the Registry of Motor Vehicles, transferred the money into a vehicle driven by a third man and fled. He was disarmed, but police said they found his gun and those belonging to the other guards in the truck. Haines told police he worked his way out of the handcuffs and walked to a nearby police station and reported the hijacking. William B. Hollenbach Runs For Councilman Hospital Notes •Jefferson Memorial Admitted: Myrtle Hall, 2500 Logan. Discharged: Asa Knowles, Hickory Grove Manor. Sarah A. Rich, 1025 Forest Avenue. 1 Driver Critical Three Hurt In Crash 5 Miles North Of Mt. V. Three Salem area residents were injured, one critically, in a collision of cars shortly before noon Saturday on , state route 37 about five miles north of Mt. Vernon. Critically hurt was Donald W. Carter, 51, of Route 2, Salem, ore of the drivers. He was rushed to Good Samaritan Hospital and transferred later to a St. Louis hospital. Also injured were James Dc- noho, 43, of 401 North Shelby, Salem, driver of the other car, and his 21- year- old son, Dale Donoho. The Donohos remained as patients at. oGod Samaritan Hospital and were reported in satis factory condition this morning. Good Samaritan Admitted: Mildred McGill, 305 South 27th Irene McClinton, 833 North sireet. Willetta Hawthorne, 1105 So. Tlih. Donald Carter, Salem. Jane Donoho, Salem. Dale Donoho, Salem. Sonja Williams, Woodlawn. Diane James, Route 3, Mt. Vernon. Paul Lovan, 312 Walnut. Lawrence Elliott, Wayne City. Teresa Haynes, 416 South 18th Hazel Shehorn, 620 Fairfield Rr«ad. Myron Chunn, Steeleville. Willis Porter, 11 Homestead. Betty Brunn, 1121 South 13th. Marshall Bryant, 3205 Cherry. Madge Wood, Woodlawn. Donna Green, 204 South 2nd. Betty Groh, 19 Webster Hills. Betty Whitzell, 1426 North 11th Dorothy Talbert, 619 South 19th. Laura Cheatham, 419 South J3th. Louise Craft, 17 Edgewood. Jack Owens, 608 South 17th. Ruth Meek, 708 South 12th. Edna Hoffman, Route 2, Mt. Vernon. Frank Cherry, Route 2, Mt. Vernon. Discharged: Teresa Allen, 520 South 19th. Lisa Brookman, 800 North 8th. Elaine Dale, Route 5, Mt. Verron. Charles Gray, 1418 Wescott. Kevin Gray, 1418 Wescott. Joyce Gray, 1418 Wescott. Nora Sturman, Maple Grove Shelter Care Home. George Ogletree, Route 2, Mt. Vpi'non. Donna Green, 204 South 2nd. Michael White, Belle Rive. Opal Anderson, 3205 Apple, i Larry Fields, Route 2, Mt. Vernon. Kasp Anselment, Ina. Stella Anderson, 3205 Apple. ! Kay Smith, 309 South 11th. j Mrs. Mary Haynes and baby osn, Waltonville. James Alexander, 7 Edgewood. Eugenia Wilkey, Dahlgren. Hazel Cherry, Route 2, Mt. Vernon. Dollie Lowery, 105 South 7th. Donald Carter, Salem. Maurice Garlinghouse, 2224 Casey. Pamela King, 1409 White. Alice Darmsteadter, Route 7, Lit. Vernon. Michael Williams, 316 Caborn. No Births : 4 For Mayor, 6 For Council LINEUP COMPLETE IN CITY ELECTION Citrcuit Court Fines assessed in circuit court included: Clarence W. Holmes, Aurora, $10 on charge of failure to yield at intersection; Pete Ochap, Waltonville, $10 o n charge of improper right turn, Don Forth, 1314 north 11th street $10 on charge of intoxication and $10 on charge of disturbance; John E. Stone, Rt. 2, Bluford, $50 on charge of no valid operator's license and $10 on charge of improper U turn; Carolyn S. Hargreaves, 301 South 22nd street, $10 on charge of driving while operators license were suspended; Willard Betts, 1309 Forest, $10 on charge of failure to yield right of way; Dale E. Dunavan, R. R. 1, Mt. Vernon, $10 on charge of failure to yield right of way at an intersection. Expect 200-260 Highway Deaths CHICAGO (AP) - Some 200 to 260 persons will die in highway accidents during the 30- hour New Year's holiday period, the National Safety Council predicted Sunday. The holiday period will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday and run through midnight Wednesday. The only way to achieve a safer New Year's holiday on the nation's highways, John D. Lawlor, executive vice president of the council, said, is "for American motorists to recognize the effe^s—sometimes fatal—that excessive alcohol has on driving:," COME TO THE AMERICAN LEGION NEW YEAR'S DANCE All Legionaires Welcome Tuesday, December 31 MUSIC BY JACK SCOTT 9:30 Til 12:30 The lineup for the 1969 Mt. Vernon city election is complete with four candidates for mayor and six men seeking two positions on the city council. Last Saturday was the deadline for filing. Here are the c a n d i dates whose names will appear on the February 25 primary ballot, in alphabetical order: FOR MAYOR — Woodrow Burnette, George Heid'enreich, Rolland Lewis, Jack Sullivan. FOR CITY COUNCILMAN — Coy Flota, William B. Hollenbach, J. R. Lamberson, Gale Martin, Paul Partridge, Herman Willis. FOR CITY CLERK — Paul Hayes, the incumbent, who is unopposed. FOR CITY TREASURER—Mary Lou Eubanks, the incumbent, unopposed. Primary Feb. 25 The primary election will determine the two finalists in the mayor's race and the four finalists in the councilman race. The two men who receive the most votes for mayor will face each other in the April 15 final election. The four men who receive the most votes in the council race will be on the ballot for two council positions in the April eelction. Koomy Harbor San Diego, Calif., one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, has one of the roomiest (22 square miles) of the great natural harbors of the world. fer s wMwygXB MT.VBRNON.Ul.. W» Dear Friends, Happy New Ycarl It doesn't seem possible ^hai the past twelve months have gone by so quickly. Our sfritire organkation wishes you a Happy New Year of comfort, prosperity, health, and all the other good tilings in life. Sincerely, William B. Hollenback, a long time member of the Mt. Vernon Utility Commission, entered the race for city councilman Saturday afternoon. He filed his petitions in the city clerk's office. Mr. Hollenbach is a retired foreman for the Continental Can Company. He has served on the city's Utility Commission for the past five years. Mr. Hollenbach is a member of several fraternal and civic organizations and has been a community worker for some time. He and his wife, Amy, reside at 1126 Oakland Avenue. Mr. Hollenbach has one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Lietz of Mt. Vernon, and two step-children, William D. McGuire of Granite City and Martha McCarter of Chicago Heights. Five Teens Die; Tried To Light Gasoline Stove WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Five teen-agers burned to death and five were injured Sunday night in a fire that swept a homemade cabin in an isolated area of the Indian Hill section, police said'. It had been feared that other youths might have been killed or injured in the blaze, but police said the 10 youths who were in the building have been accounted for. All of the victims were from Worcester. Four of the injured were treated at hospitals and released. One, Raymond Slater, 19, was reported in poor condition at St. Vincent's Hospital wilh burns over 20 per cent of his upper body. Police said three of the dead were tentatively identified as Ronald Vysniauskas, 17; Warren Briggs, 17, and Michael Foley, 16. Officers said Harold Vys­ niauskas, brother of Ronald, was burned trying to pull his brother from the building. Police quoted a survivor as saying the youths were attempting to light a gasoline stove when it exploded. Firemen said the victims appeared to have been thrown through the walls of the wood structure. Some of the survivors walked one-fourth mile to the nearest road for help, firemen said. Slater was reported in poor condition today with burns over 20 per cent of the upper part of his body. Residents said the hut was used by teen-agers as a clubhouse. The victims—all believed to be boys—were not identified. PROBE CRASH; 27TH VICTIM DIES (Continued From Page One) Saturday and will be ready for public disclosure in a few days. Green, who is in charge of the Chicago office of NTSF, said the tape gives the plane's heading, air speed, altitude and gravity forces. John P. Wubbolding, assistant area manager for the FAA, said 1 Sunday that the southeast-northwest runway was shut down for a check shortly after the crash, and that electronic equipment was found to be operating properly. NO WONDER LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The head soccer coach at the University of Wyoming is Ferouz Eftekharzadeh. The boys call him "Coach." 5a™ 68 Chevy Impola Custom Hardtop Nearly N«w $2795 Driven Just a few miles. It's showroom clean and It's luxury equipped with V/8 engine, power steering, power brakes, automatic drive and custom interior. Get my year end deal on this smart Chevy and save $1000 or more on the price you would have In a new one. Bill Kniffen W-G MOTORS Call 242-6420 "The Used Cor Leaflw" Volume—Quality—Price 1iM. 3-3' :l lb

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