Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on February 9, 1976 · Page 18
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1976 T U C S O N D A I L Y C I T I Z E N *Good morning 9 ends long coma ELOIT, Wis. (AP) - After 52 days in a coma 22- yearold Judith Steuck broke her long silence with the simple greeting, "Good morning." "It just amazed us, that's all I can say," her father Eugene Steuck, 53, said of the experience. "It's a mira' cle." Miss Steuck had been in the intensive care unit at Beloit Memorial Hospital since Dec. 22, under treatment for what was described as a carbon monoxide-induced coma. Five days earlier, she had been found unconscious in her hotel room in Madrid, Spain. Her parents said Miss Steuck, who has a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin, had been studying overseas at the time, working toward a master's degree in behavioral disabilities. Mrs. Steuck explained t h a t her daughter was staying at a youth hostel in Madrid and borrowed a portable heating unit for her room. She was found unconscious the next day. Doctors had also treated Miss Steuck for pneumonia and a high fever while she was in the coma, and members of her family visited regularly "just looking for the blink of an eyelid, the moving of a leg, anything like that" as a sign of recognition, Steuck said. "We never gave up," he said, "Not one day did we give up. We knew she was going to come back. We knew in our heart she would come back." Miss Steuck, who spoke Saturday, remains hospitalized in serious condition with "a long way to go yet" toward recovery, her parents said. Her mother said Miss Steuck was able to remember some things that had been spoken in her presence during her coma. Tucson man knifed at prison PHOENIX (AP) -- An Arizona State Prison inmate was in satisfactory condition at Maricopa County Hospital today after suffering stab wounds. George Sayre, 24, of Tucson, was admitted to the hospital Saturday night, said assistant warden Dwight Carey. Sayre was "injured at about 6 p.m. Saturday 'on the run,' (an area which runs alongside the cell area)," Carey said. "He was taken out of the cell area proper. He was bleeding and a guard took him over to the hospital. He was treated and taken up to (Maricopa) County." John Moran, state corrections director, said the stabbing occurred in Cellblock 2, part of the main prison complex at Florence. In June 1974, Sayre and another prisoner of the Pima County Jail escaped, but were captured 20 minutes later, sheriff's deputies said. At that time, Sayre was charged with theft after a prior conviction. Library is topic at Ore The Canyon del Oro Community School Council will sponsor a public forum Thursday on library facilities needed by residents living on the metropolitan area's Norths west Side. Panelists will include County Supervisors Joseph Castillo and Conrad Joyner and Tucson Public Library Director John F. Anderson. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Canyon del Oro High School Multipurpose room. Charlotte M. Keating, chairman of the council's "Let's Talk" forum committee, says of specific concern is a branch library "supposedly included in Item 4 of the 1974 bond election proposals." "A branch library to expand service for Marana, Oro Valley, Catalina and other sections of northern Tucson is a subject of considerable interest," she said. "Residents thought they were voting for such a facility when they voted favorably on Item 4." Big Brothers meet Thursday The Big Brothers of Tucson organization will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Kennedy Auditorium, 3833 E. 2nd St. Thirty- six Big Brothers will be honored at the meeting for their participation in the program. The public is invited to attend the meeting, which will feature a magic act by Little Brother Mike Lanfor and his Big Brother, Vic Andrew. PAGE 19 Relief efforts under way Death toll 15,000 in Guatemala GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Helicopter relief teams took supplies to towns and villages isolated by the Guatemalan earthquake and returned with reports that today raised the official toll to more than 15,000 dead, an estimated 40,000 injured and 200,000 homeless. The death toll jumped repeatedly as the national emergency relief committee got more information from outlying areas cut off until the first relief helicopters reached them late yesterday. Engineers worked to open more roads blocked by landslides and to repair broken bridges. Relief officials put survivors to work, and promised them extra food according to the hours they worked clearing roads or burying the dead. Spot checks by reporters in several sections struck by the devastating q u a k e last Wednesday and also hit by more than 525 aftershocks showed aid .was g e t t i n g through. 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Zumwalt was only 49 when he became chief of naval operations in 1970 -- a post he held until his retirement in June 1974. Zumwalt has taught at the University of North Carolina and commanded naval opera- tions off Vietnam from 1968 through 1970. He was decorated with several medals including the Distinguished Service Medal with one gold star, the Legion of Merit with one gold star, the Bronze Star with comat V and numerous campaign and area citations. His appearance will be at the Smuggler's Inn, 6330 E. Speedway Blvd. The Desert Ulpan was formed one year ago as a public relations outlet for Israel's side of the Middle East conflict. "1 spent all day in a village burning bodies," said Lt. Armando Echeverria. "We used a bulldozer at the cemetery to open fresh graves along with the old. I must have supervised the burning of a thousand corpses. It's hard work." Tlie government t u r n e d back two British planes loaded with aid supplies because the British refuse to recognize Guatemala's claim (o neighboring Belize, formerly British Honduras, But President Luis Echeverria of Mexico gave special permission for a flight of U.S. military planes to fly over his country to deliver more aid. Two looters were shot in Guatemala City, and scattered shots were heard through (he night. President Kjel Eugenic Laugerud ordered thieves be shot on sight. "Last week, the billboards started announcing a special feature for this coming week in one of the town's two movie houses; The movie 'Earthquake.' I don't think it will be shown there," a teacher from the U.S. said, PA*CHIN*KO FUN FOR ALL AGES SPECIAL $29.95 616 N. Stone 5775 £. Broadway IFULLY MANAGED TRADING ACCOUNTS)! No fees Call: Nicholas Suzick Member New York Stock Exchange Your Personal Port/olio Manager 5602 E. Glenn Tucson, Arizona 85712 602: 298-0367 885-5706 The next Salesmen's and Brokers' classes in REAL ESTATE Start Monday, March 1 st TUCSON SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE For further information call: 8 8 1 - 1 6 1 0 FRED BRODSKY: Director MORRIS MacBENISCH: COUNTRY ESCROW BUILDING 4733 E. BROADWAY (CLIP AND SAVE THIS MAP) New, Convenient Emissions Inspection Hours. 9AMto6PMMon.-Fri. If your auto registration is due in February, you must have your car inspected in February. Testing Stations What Vehicles require Inspection? Arizona's new emissions inspection law applies only to motor vehicles built after 1960 and registered in Maricopa or Pima Counties. If you have received your registration renewal notice in February inspection is mandatory for your vehicle. Bring your registration form with you when you come in for your vehicle inspection. New registrations must have a certificate of admittance. Save time. Avoid crowds. ONLY 13 TESTING DAYS LEFT IN FEBRUARY, DO IT NOW. 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