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Iwo Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Dangling Paratrooper Dies Despite Rescue Attempts FT. BRAGG, N.CL (UP)— A young paratrooper pinned to the Underbelly of a troop-carrier plane mouthed the word "please" more soldier with its wingtip tank in an effort to dislodge him os rescuers could pull him into the plane. May Have "Drowned" It was a 90 degree angle and than 100 times, but died dangling | we just couldn't get him up that in the deafening slipstream Tres-jhigh," said Sgt. Salvador M. Za- day when crewmen failed to res- mudio of San Antonio, Tex., flight cue him. The crew tried for nearly three engineer of the plane. We had hold of him once," he tours to free Pfc. Wayne H. Glu- said. "One man had hold of each gum, 23, of LeLand. Iowa, whose of his hands and I grabbed the chute-opening line became fouled !'back of his fatigues but the slip- during a training jump. His para-1 stream was so strong we couldn't chute did not open. Doctor's esti-!hold him." mated he died in the air before a! Doctors said Flugum may have final effort to drop him on a foam-! "drowned" in the sea of rushin cushioned runway could be carried cut. A jet plane sent aloft ;n a rescue at'empt, nudged the spreadeagled j Flugum indicated to crewmen air or been crushed against the plane by the terrific pressure of its slipstream. trying frantically to haul him back aboard the plane that his helmet strap was choking him. Body Hardly Scratched Crewmen finally cut his tiody loose as the plane landed on a foam-coated runway at nearby Pope Air Force Base. Medical officers said Flugum had beer, dead for 30 minutes to two hours. They said . he was "hardly scratched" from the fall into the foam which covered 1,000 feet of runway. Zamudio said later that Flugum "talked to us but he couldn't hear himself because of the noise and it was mostly lip-reading and sign language." When Flugum indicated that the helmet strap was cutting off his breathing Zamudio said he tried to remove the helmet, "But I just couldn't reach it." He said Flugum's lips -formed the word "please" over and over. Delphi The Tippecanoe township Home Demonstration Club will be enter tained at the Noland Howell home on Wednesday, June 19, at 2 p.m. Assisting the hostess will be Mrs. Robert VanNatta, Mrs. Robert Clawson, Mrs. Charles Cunningham and Delphenia Brewer. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ratcliff attended the Grain Dealers convention at French Lick Springs Hotel three days this week. Among the DePauw students who have acrived home are Gerald "Jerry" Hanna, William Gros Mary Crosby, Martha and Judy Obear. Also Elizabeth Ives and Marion Wingard who were graduated at DePauw Sunday. Miss Mary Cochrane, Delphi li- "He must have said 'Please' a hundred' times, asking us to 'please' get him in the plane. We just couldn't." brarian who is at the Zumbro hotel at Rochester, Minn., for observation land treatment at the Mayo Clinic, is convalescing nicely, according to word received here by friends from Mrs. Herbert DeVitt who is with her sister at Rochester. She will be there for two or three more weeks. Delphi students who were graduated at Indiana University Monday were Robert C, Bradshaw who received a B. S. degree in business; Patricia E. Gallagher, an A. B. degree in social service; and Richard Funkhouser, an A. M. degree in library science. The 128th commencement was held at Bloomington Monday. Miss Sharon Hanna, who has been on a TV show at New York City for the past year, will join the Denniston University ' Theater j Group at Granville, Ohio, this summer and will play in a stock company. Miss Hanna was graduated from Indiana University School of Speech and Dramatics. Miss Naomi Johnson entertained the neighborhood club at a pretty party .Thursday night. Allis-Chalmers Asks Recovery of Taxes Wednesday Evening, June 12. 1957* INDIANAPOLIS (UP) - The toda y the government will shift its Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co., emphasis to marketing surplus LaPorte, filed Monday in an Indi-j.farm commodities rather than try- anapolis court a suit to recover | ing to control them. $448,333 in state gross income! "We've got to learn to live with 'Marketing Surplus Is Government Goal Asserts Sec. Benson CHICAGO (UP) — Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson saidjislation must be revised so it can 1 the 1957 production of wheat would total nearly 971 million bushels. The crop may leave the nation with a surplus of 20 million bushels or more. Benson said later that farm leg- taxes paid between 1951 and 1954. abundance," Benson said. The suit in Marion Superior "I don't believe in paying farm- Court 5 charged the company paid ers not to produce," he toldi a the taxes on products manufac-j news conference, "but I think they tured at LaPorte for sale to the j realize that the soil bank program armed services. It said the sales!is a temporary, emergency pro- were in interstate commerce and!gram." the state had no right to tax them.'I Benson said that .the soil bank The case was similar to one of, for wheat does not appear to be the Bendix Corp. of South Bend, ^working, but he asked that judg- a long-pending litigation climaxed only a week ago by an Indiana Su- ment be held until the July 1 estimates are made. preme Court ruling that the state! The Agriculture Department did have a right to tax such sales. I Monday estimated that as of June with the changes of a farm economy. 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