Stevens Point Journal from Stevens Point, Wisconsin on November 1, 1984 · Page 8
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Stevens Point Journal from Stevens Point, Wisconsin · Page 8

Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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Thursday, November 1, 1984
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8 Stevens Point (Wis.) Journal Thursday, November 1, 1984 r . -J 5 f v - " . - ' , .Afe V - AMC issues recall for 1,300 vehicles DETROIT (AP) American Motors Corp. said Wednesday it is recalling 1,300 1985-model Jeep Cherokee and Wagoneer models for inspection and possible repair of the strap that attaches an electronic control module to the bottom of the instrument panel. AMC is asking owners to take the vehicles to dealers for inspection of the possible defect, which was discovered in in-plant quality control audits, said AMC spokesman Ben Dunn. If not properly attached, the small module could become detached and interfere with the accelerator. Some of the affected vehicles also may have steering bolt clamps that were not completely tightened at the factory, Dunn said. He said there have been no reports of accidents or injuries related to either possible defect. V-t-B TORNADO AFTERMATH Mildred Boyer, Carbondale, Kan., recounts how tornado struck trailer park near Car-bondale that killed two people and left 10 injured. (AP photo) Tornadoes kill two in Kansas Twice Baked Sour Cream Potato 'Natural Sour Cream VReal Bacon Bits Bread Crumb Topping 5Potatoes...$100 Casa of 40. ..$7. 50 CELESTIAL HRMSJNC. THRIFT STORE Specialty Potato Products STOP IN OR CALL We're located 3 blocks west of Bus. 51 on Willow Drive Downtown Plover 341-9192 Store Hours: Mon. & Wed. 12 Noon-4 P.M. Friday 10a.m.-2 p.m. CARBONDALE, Kan. (AP) An unusual late-season tornado tossed and tumbled house trailers as it ripped through a mobile home park, killing two people and injuring 10 others. The flurry of fall tornadoes Wednesday also hit Oklahoma, where the National Weather Service said as many as three twisters touched down and damaged houses and vehicles. No injuries were reported. The twister that struck this eastern Kansas town Wednesday night gave residents little time to react. "It happened so quickly it would make your head swim," said Mildred Boyer, 79, owner of the Mineral Springs Trailer Court in this town about 10 Americans injured in another hotel fire in Philippines MANILA, Philippines (AP) Fire swept through the midsection of the 15-story Ambassador Hotel early today as tourists danced in a revolving rooftop restaurant, and officials said 10 people were killed, including four who leaped from high windows. Most of the dead were Filipinos but three Americans Wilburt Olsen, 60, and his wife Joanne, 59, of Seattle, Wash., and Harry Jackson, described as an American married to a Filipino were among 30 people treated for injuries, officials said. The Olsens, staying on the 10th floor, were reported to have been treated for smoke inhalation, but Jackson was said to be among 11 people still hospitalized. It was the second fire in a tourist hotel in the Philippines in eight days. Twenty-three people, including eight Americans at a reunion of World War n veterans, were killed in a hotel fire in the northern resort city of Baguio. Scores of guests fled down fire escapes and stairways today, while others were rescued by firemen on ladders. The guests included more than 80 members American, German, Swiss and Asian of the Maharishi Education Foundation, a group established by devotees of Indian meditation guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. A Maharishi member who refused to identify himself said all Maharishi devotees were safe. ESTIMATE CALL 344-3520 Help cut heating and cooling costs with blown-in insulation Our Crew Will Be In Town The Week Of November 5th to 10th. Fast Installation IZZC?- 344-3520 SaMacMoA fwaraMMtf or your mtonmf feac Sf i Moaeuc ana Co . IM4 miles south of Topeka."It got still. It got dead hot. It seemed like it came right down and dropped." The tornado killed a middle-aged man who was found buried under debris, and killed a woman whose trailer home just outside the mobile home park was demolished, said Osage County Sheriff Robert Masters. The names of the victims were being withheld until relatives could be notified. The 10 people injured at the mobile home park were treated at the scene for minor cuts, bruises and shock, said Osage County ambulance squad director Tony Bell. Masters said he did not know the extent of the damage to the 16-trailer court, but said at least five of the homes were extensively damaged. The weather service reported several tornadoes near Seiling and Chester in northwest Oklahoma. "We may be talking about only one tornado, possibly two or as many as three in the same general area," said Mike Branick, a forecaster with the weather service. At least one home in Chester was destroyed, but its occupants escaped injury as the house collapsed around them, police said. In Carbondale, Ray Barnes said he had been taking a shower and his friend, Tanya Pearson, had been watching television when the tornado struck. Barnes said he ran from the bathroom to the bedroom and dived under the bed, while Ms. Pearson grabbed onto a couch. The trailer was turned over repeatedly by the twister. Barnes ended up on top of his bed on a pile of debris, while Ms. Pearson found herself sitting in the grass next to the destroyed trailer, he said. Victims of the tornado were told to go to a school where a relief shelter had been set up, but a dispatcher for the sheriff's department said all the displaced people had found shelter with friends and relatives. The tornadoes are "a little bit unusual for this time of year," said Pete Reynolds of the National Severe Storms Forecast Center in Kansas City, Mo. "But the ingredients were there that are usually there during the springtime. 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