Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on November 1, 1950 · Page 9
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OREGON FLOOD WATERS--When a tributary of Umpqua River overflowed its banks after Heavy rains, ;flood waters inundated the central section of Roseburg, Ore., a n d t h e Hotel Creasoc, ; -.·/ · · · · · ' ·- ' Airman Loses Leg In Highway Crash The left leg of Pyt. Wilson L. Van Skiver, 22, of : Davis- Monthan air force base, had to be.amputated in the chilly air along the' Coolidge highway early today after a motorcycle-truck accident-The-operation was performed by Dr. James T.', ; 0'Neil of Casa Grande, who reached the accident scene' at 3:45 a.m., one hour and a half after-Van" SMver-was ir jured. · , ; -,-··: '"-·: Van Skiver and .Sgt. Edmun Prucnell, 20, also of Dayis-Mpntha air force, base, were' eh route. 1 Tucson '·after/ "attending a- Hall ween party at Phoenix. Prucne ·was thrown clear of the cycle bu received a: compound' fracture :tha left Jeg. ;-',.-. : /_ '.' ' A mile\north of'the inte'rsecttbn of highways 84 and S7 .in Pina county between PIcacho ' an Coolidge, the motorcycle crash e Into a trucR operated by- Charlc L. Ford,"'; 33, a' farmer of nea Casa Grande." · ' : Ford Ii Arrested Highway Patrolman Bert, Bab of Eloy, arrested^Ford['and charge · :him with reckless driving and op '·rating Van" automobile while un der the ^influence of liquor; Bab utid lord's car swerved over int the path of the motorcycle. Babb said there was no inter ·ection ati the-accident scene. Fore Babb · said, admitted to havin, ·pent 'the hours previous to .th 'accident visiting taverns, in th vicinity with friends. Sgt.-Prucnell was'removed from the scene tn an ambulance prior to thft-ainputation r performed on Van Skiver. -He'Js in good condition «tV Final'-general hospital in Flor «nce'today. · » Van SMver -was conscious durinj the long, wait until'a'doctor coulc be located and brought to the'scena Casa Grande is-35 miles from the accideat; and it was "the heafesl place:-a .doctor could .be reached,a that "hour;' '-:·'. '- -: ".. - ' " A' |: ". . THe highway, patrolman-.sald.yan Skiver-was'bleeding, "but. not "bad' . and-.-thSt''Je.-'put a belt around his leg ^0 .icheek the flow. The leg v/as-iallvtangled up in the" crash bar of tfie motorcycle and even in .the cycle's.'raptor. There were, also fractur«(:.hear tht. hip and of an arm; Alter Dr.-(XNeil arrived, ht'.ant Van 'Skiver 'talked", but Babb. said he did not overhear 'the- cohversa tlon,' except'that the ] injured" air man .asked "to be put to sleep.' Afterdating to free the leg,'Dr O'Neil decided to operate. While the highway patrolman held a.-light and passersby held tip 'the motorcycle, the, operation was performed below the knee. It was too cold to.be without a coat. Babb said the doctor! was positive neither. ot the airmen hac been drinking. »' Van Skiver .Is a Member of the 43rd motor vehicle squadron and nig home, town is Canisteo, ;N. y» -Prucnell is from the- 4rd-. supply iquadron and his home, town. is 15757 Bildeneck, Detroit. ' ; Tucson Native MlissT "poiores ,-^Gomez,' "riaflve Tucsbniaii,' died today at '-her -home', 398 S."' -Convent 'st. ; ; She- was ,56 years -eld.-'"- " ; · ' · ' . .-"""" i Survivors'': 'include' ^her mother; Mrs. Beatrice : Gomez; ."'and two brothers, Heraldo and Julio, all : of Tucson. · " . , - . ' , , · · - . - ' ! · Rosary will be reel ted. at. ,8. to: Bight -In the Tucson mortuary chapeL Requiem mass will be said at - 9 ajn. tomorrow In San Agustin cathedral and burial is scheduled for 4 p.m.. tomorrow' In Holy Hope cemetery. i List Winners In Bridge Tilt Mrs. F. A. Cobble and A. R. Desmond won. first'place last night in the first half of'the open'pair championship game at the Tucson Bridge club, 1339 E,- Prince rd. ·The game 1 will 'be concluded Thursday, beginning at 7:45 p. m, in the club house. The over-all winners of (he two sessions will become the. 1950 open .pah- -champions of the club. A total of 28 people took part in the competition last night, and approximately 40 are expected Thursday. The other winners in the first hah' are Mrs. Josephine Letcritf and Charles Letcher, second plaos; Mr. and Mrs'. Lee Downer, third; Mr. ..and Mrs,. Horace Brannen, fourth, arid Mrs. Lillian Petane and fouls Wall, fifth. Spies, Obstructions Hinder Britons Behind Iron Curtain MANCHESTER,' England, Nov. 1. British engineers , who claimed they were spied on and obstructed for three months while working in a Romanian textile mill are back home with a new report on life.beh'ind ths iron curtain. The five went to the mill town of jassy, 6 miles from the' Russian' border, on a one-year job of setting up 250,000 pounds ($700,000) worth of British textile machinery. Let ters of complaint from the engi neers caused their .employers, the Platt Bros, engineering firm - of Manchester,to withdraw them after three months.-.. They charged that conditions in Jassy. were primitive an dthe food they- received was. unsatisfactory One of the engineers! they said, was spat on in the street. The five are: Norman Smith, 25; Harry Roe, 53; Harry Addyman; J. Hunter Mitchell; and Jack Wilson, all of Manchester. Followed By Police Roe said,. "We were followed by secret police everywhere we went and our 'interpreter' never let us out of his sight. Eventually., we became so worried that we insisted on getting home and the British consulate in Buchharest arranged 'or our firm to withdraw .us." Jtoe said the five lived in a bombed house without \yater or electric light. Their diet.-was restricted to pork, mashed potatoes and black bread. When all five con- ;racted dysentery "the mill doctor could do nothing for, us because he had no medical supplies." Roe said, "We saw bandages- Tse- ;ng taken off. people with injuries, washed and used again." / An official of the Platt firm said the decision' to withdraw the men ;o Britain--despite protests from Homanian government. officials-- 'ollowed a strong letter of complaint from the engineers. \Took up'In Conference ' ' · . The letter said "everything, we recommended first had to be dls- men hadn't finished their job, but we took the view that conditions were 'so bad they must be brought home." He- said-the firm gave ths Romanian government, agency a week's notice and withdrew the nen. The Romanian officials prc- ;ested that the decision was "unreasonable," -the Platt spokesman Smith ' declared, "They tried to keep me-back for questioning when we were leaving by telling me there .were only four seats in the plane. I went to the airport and ;ound two empty seats, I just got an the plane." - ...; FBI Returns To Footing Local FBI agents · returned to a wartime six-day week last Saturday. . . . . . The FBI is the first government agency to abandon the '-five-day week since the- end of World War II and order its. 10,000 employees-on a six-day week, last mandatory during the war. An accumulation of work in the fields of Intelligence, preparedness and defense made the step necessary, according to bureau officials. . - :, . . . Overtime 'will be paid for the extra day., The order affects the clerical workers in the 'bureaus primarily, because agents have always been on call' seven days a week. Tucson agents report the six-day week scarcely affects them, jut will affect clerical workers In the Phoenix office.' - '· " 2 Hospitalized After Accident Two persons were in St. Mary's lospital today after their automobile was In a crash along, highway SO, 3 .miles south of Oracle Junction, about 8:40 a.m..today., Merrille Button. 20, of 2532 Presidio, ; received a'fractured left leg, head cuts and abrasions. Miss Betty Brubaker, 19, of Ray, driver of the coupe, was cut on the head and bruised. She is a University 'of Arizona student and was returning to class today from her home. Highway Patrolmen Kenneth Massie and John Hummer said the car was a total loss. Andrew T. Ross, 44, has large rocks along the edge of the Gen. Hitchcock highway to Mt. Lemnron to thank.,for keeping his carbon the edge of-the road above .a canyon 35 feet deep. At 9:58 pin. yesterday he told Highway Patrolman James Wyckoff, he was forced to the side of the road by another car. Ross knocked -une .boulder Into .the canyon as he drove along the shoulder .of the road, -but was stopped by the second rock. Damage to the «ar was $400, Ross, who lives at 1133 N. Fourth ave., was not injured. The accident was 2 miles from Windy point. D O N M E A N S tell* ROPER W RANGES * EASIER TKRM9 *' Ph. 2-8337 , 738 E. B'dway. MAINE LIVE LOBSTER -- FRESH CLAMS , OYSTERS ON THE SHELL FRESH FISH and SEA FOODS GREAT LAKES FISH CO. Formerly NEW ENGLAND SEA FOODS cussed at a conference incorporating all the laborers and assistants on UIE job." The letter added, "Usually we are ignored \vhen we tell anyone to do a job and "the management backs $250 Fire Burns Hay, Shed, Tools Harpld Corderarnan, 46, of 2932 Han-will,--reported to the sheriff's office today, a fira which destroyed S250 -worth of hay and other materials, a shed and tools'. Corderaman told Deputy Sheriff Arthur Grande the property destroyed was owned by James M. Chastain, 75, of 3227 Monte Vista. The fire started from a trash Corderaman wa's burning on a lot nearby. He said the fire spread out of control through brush across the up the laborer, who does what he lot to the. Chastain property, wants to do and not what we say The Catalina-fire department put he should do." · : ' out tne f ' re . which started at 3 p.m. The'Platt official declared: "The 3'esterday. Conolly Takes Helm Of Naval War College LONDON, Nov. 1. (JP) -- Adm.' Richard- L. Conolly handed over! his command of U. S. navaJ forces in the eastern Atlantic a n d ' M e d i l terranean today and told its officers and men to be "alert and ready" against the possibility of fyar. " . · · . " Conolly will become president of the Naval War college at Newport,' R. I. His successor is Adm. Robert B. Carney, formerlv commander of the U, S. second fleet In the 'Atlantic. Israeli Government Gets Confidence Vote JERUSALEM, Nov. 1. (^--Premier David. Ben-Gurion's newly formed coalition -government received a 69-42 vote of confidence today in the Israeli knesset (parliament). The vote came after a two-day debate in which Ben-Gurion replied to opposition critics' by reviewing: the achievements of the infant Israeli state. Sines establishment in 194S, he said, the state's nopulajtion increased 82 per cent. The-premier expressed confidence in the Jewish people's ability to accor»plish a'vast immigration policy now under way. 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