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Des Moines, Iowa
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Wednesday, August 19, 1959
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i Yellowstone Earthquakes Wreck Highway, Crack Mountainside Dj Moines Register P(xqg 3 Wed., Aug. I?, 195? A 1 - M:.. "- P -mpx. Occupants cf this sedan fled when earthquakes way near West Yellowstone Monday night and Tucs-split the asphalt of a southwestern Montana high- day. WIKEl'IIOTOS CD. Huge cracks opened along the mountainside Several persons were killed and many were in-abo've Hebgen Lake and dam during the quakes. jured when trapped in debris below the dam site. f . f : r -j SOUVENIRS i'V l.'ff I 4 ..fcTvJ - - futile l.9 f:ii-J. J.I S 'It 1 I V f - air f.:n?L rs. i K hs: T '4 V - r V u " v-, rs f 7 ' i : ! ' Main street of West Yellowstone, usually crowd- deserted after the quake3. Stores, most of which cd with tourists at this time of year, is almost suffered severe damage, are boarded up. 4 ' w '- 1 r- V V """" - " ' " 1 . v rv. . .- , J.-.r'. ...... W " ' , x -.,vP" . - ' . v. " t e rj?rr T rz : , - 4- r - -.r " 'I 1 : z r 'Tv-r; vt -&f 1 - -- : 7 ' - 1 " V - - - - x, ' v. ' V - V " List of Victims ... I ... TITUT . Bill Murphy, Libby, Mont., a bartender at West Yellowstone's famed Stagecoach Inn, views bricks that fell from wall of comparatively new school there. t . :. 'v f 1 , v.1 1 f . i Mrs. Esther Steele, Billings, Mont., waits on stretcher in a sheriff's car at West Yellowstone airport for an ambulance plane to Bozoman, Mont., hospital. Mrs. Steele and her husband (right) were injured by debris at their campsite along the Madison river below Hebgen Dam. Identified dead Tuesday in Montana's earthquake: Pur!ey Bennett, 45, Cocur D'Alene, Idaho. Carole Bennett, 17, his daughter. Tom Bennett, 11, his son. George Stryker, Berkeley, Cal. Mrs. Stryker. The injured: Ray N. Painter, 46, and his wife, Ogden, Utah. Clarence D. Scott, 59, Fres no, Cal. Margaret Holmes, 72, Bill- lings, Mont. George Whittemore, 15, Elyria, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Steele, Billings, Mont. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Henderson Armstrong, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and children. Jay Schiver, Billings, Mont., and daughter, Bonnie, 7. Mrs. Verona Holmes, Billings, Mont. Bonnie Schriber, 7, Billings, Mont. Mrs. Irene Bennett, 41, Coeur D'Alene, Idaho. Phillip Bennett, 15, Couer d'Alene. Tony Schriber, Billings. Clarence D. Scott, 59, Fresno, Cal. Kay Lepp, address unknown. Peggy Moore, address unknown. Mrs. Ost, Queens, N. Y., her two daughters and one son'. Grover C. Mault, Temple City, Cal. Mrs. Mault, 69. David Walters, Priest, Minn. Dr. Robert Quinn, HoIIis-ter, Cal. Henry F. Bennett, 41, Cottonwood, Ariz. Jeannette Bennett, 41, Cottonwood. IOWANS TO FESTIVAL MUSCATINE, I A. The 42-voice Elks Chanters will compete with 15 other male cVr-uses in the Chicagoland Music Festival in Chicago, HI., Saturday. The Muscatine group also will sing at 11 a. m. Saturday in Medinah Temple, Chicago. ,4 -f ' J S w, 5i , i .ft . ? f 1 Arrow pointing at rowboat indicates tlie size of West Yellowstone. Rescuers, some in helicopters, the bite the quakes took from a mountainside near reached the injured Tuesday. J i s If j MONT AN A j) . i i .?7rjcf ( ' ' l. f i " 'VIr,,,i v'..v Bo tin on v It " MAll,vl,-, (1 Yellowstone R. U A (If I Alii it J -r -fH VNOIUS PASS vy dam rir rniuwsiurvr , NAIIONAl PARK K s DAHO - wvo. Poland Receives Pope's Message S' Ni'v York TiiiM'S cu Srviie ROME, ITALY Pope John XXIII has sent a special greeting to the Roman Catholics of Poland expressing hope that they may remain steadfast. The unusual pontificial message Tuesday was interpreted as implicit confirmation of recent reports that church-state relations in Poland were tense again. The pontiff cabled his encouragement from his summer residence in Castel Gan-dolfo near Rome last Saturday through normal post office channels to Stefan Cardinal Wyszynski, primate of Poland in Warsaw. A reply from Cardinal Wyszynski voicing deep gratitude was received by wire in the Vatican Tuesday. Map shows places in Montana, Idaho and Wyoming that suffered worst damage. Crack developed in huge Hebgen Dam; landslides blocked Madison river valley; deaths were reported at Reynolds Pass on Idaho-Montana border; quakes knocked out pipes to Old Faithful Inn in Yellowstone Park, and bodies of victims were reported arriving in Ennis. nrlnnnll Cnllpcrn I and conditional gifts, includ the kresge grant, the Gets $25,009 Gift (The Renter's Iowa Nrvg Se.-vite) GRINNELL, IA. A conditional gift of $25,000 has been made by the Kresge Foundation, Detroit, Mich., to Grin-neil College's current development campaign, Grin-nell President Howard R. Bowen announced Tuesday. The gift is contingent on the college's reaching its total goal of about $2,500,000 in a two year fund dne scheduled tn end in a few months. Counting certain challenge fund total has now reached nearly $2,300,000. An anonymous donor has pledged up to $200,000 in the form of 50 cents for every dollar given by others during 1959. The capital funds are being raised to finance a new library, now nearing completion; a fine arts center to house art, music and theater facilities, and the remodeling of the old Carnegie Library into classrooms and faculty offices. Perfect for Campus An o'd favorite with a "New Look." This wii! be the pivot shoe cf your wardrobe. You'!! love Its lightweight- cushioi In B'aclc leather, Black , Charcoal nd pigskin. so:e- 'A suede, Flame pigskin J , pigskin, Sa NOV ONLY XVjfSx s5' $6.95 Value ; " v "Loafers" for that casual feeling. B'aclc Leather Brown Leather B!ack Suede Grey Suede Sizes 41- N to . in MC M t $390 J J $4.99 Va!u r1" FjiCtncnt Shoes

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