Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on November 6, 1967 · Page 10
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In Typhoons, Floods, Train Wreck, Three Plane Crashes— More Than 250 Reported Dead in Widespread Disasters By The Associated Press Disaster struck often and hard over the weekend and more than 250 persons were reported dead or missing in a typhoon, floods, a train wreck and three plane crashes from the Philippines to Britain In the Philippines: About 200 persons were believed dead or missing as casualty counts poured into Manila after Typhoon Emma rampaged across the island and sank an interis- land passengership. In England: 51 were dead and 111 injured when an express train careened off the tracks coming into London Sunday night. Another 37 died in the crash on Saturday of a Spanish airliner arriving in London from Malaga. Spain. In Hong Kong: Only one person died as a huge Cathay Pacific Airlines Convair 880 tilted on takeoff and slid into Hong Kong harbor. The other 126 persons aboard escaped unhurt from the floating fuselage. In New Guinea: All seven persons aboard a light plane died today when it crashed while taking off from Goroka Airport in the New Guinea highlands. In Italy: At least 11 persons died in highway crashes during | hard rains that pushed rivers in Venice and the Po River Delta over their banks to flood roads and highways. The owners of the Philippine ship reported 67 persons are missing and presumed drowned while 14 others are known dead after the sinking of the 300-ton Mindoro in rough central Philippine seas churned up by Typhoon Emma two days ago. They said 134 passengers were rescued. The vessel sank at the height of Emma's fury. Her howling winds, up to 125 miles an hour, cut a swath of destruction across the Philippines. The j Philippine News Service re- I ported 106 others dead or missing in five provinces, and the Red Cross listed 16 dead in two other areas. Fire Destroys Five LeMars Businesses LE MARS (AP)— Five downtown businesses were destroyed by fire which took two hours to control Sunday. Cause of the —U.S. Air Force Pnoto Specialized Training . . • Airman Jay W. Thomas, son of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Thomas of Carroll, has completed basic training at Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Tex. He is • remaining at the Air Force Technical Training Center for specialized schooling as a security policeman. Airman Thomas, a 1965 graduate of Carroll Public High School, attended the University of Iowa. 950 AT SUPPER (Times Herald KOVB Service) DEDHAM - Charles Under- burg of Dedharn Livestock and Feed hosted a pork barbecue and pancake supper at the American Legion hall here Wednesday night with about 950 persons attending. A meeting was held afterward for farmers and their wives. Men's prizes went to Robert Grossman, Carroll; Bernard M e i n- ers. Harold Quandt and Leonard Tunning. Women winning prizes were Mrs. Clayton Irlbeck. Mrs. Clarence Tunning and Mrs. Dale Lloyd, Dedham, and Mrs. Frank Mayer of Carroll. fire is under investigation. One of 30 volunteer firemen who battled the fire, Lee Shipper, was treated at a hospital after being overcome by smoke. Authorities said the fire started in the rear of a plumbing and heating shop and quickly spread to a dry cleaning store, real estate office and insurance and travel agencies. Children were evacuated from a nearby theater which sustained smoke damage. Six Killed in Iowa Traffic By The Associated Press Weekend traffic accidents claimed six lives in Iowa. A freak accident Sunday killed one Parsons College coed, Jean Rochford, 18, of Chicago, and seriously injured another, Carol Barad, 22, of Warwick, R.I. The two weren't hurt when the car in which they were riding hit a bridge abutment near Fairfield, but they were hit by a second car which ran off the road just after the bridge collapsed. A rural North English worn an, Mrs. Lenora McCallister, 54, died following a two-car collision on a county road near North English. Eight other persons were injured but none seriously. A three - vehicle crash near Keosauqua Saturday night killed Mrs. Ned Cook, 33, of Milton. Roger L. Warren, 16, of Council Bluffs, was killed when the car in which he was riding missed a curve on a county road north of Pacific Junction in southwest Iowa Sunday. A Saturday morning truck- train collision took the lives of Alvin Harrison, 45, of Moscow, and his son, Alvin Jr., 16. A Rock Island Freight rammed into the Harrison truck at a crossing in Wilton Junction. Pope Receives Visitors, Discusses Church Work VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Paul VI discussed church business today ior the first time since his operation Saturday and was visited by his two brothers. The Pope conferred for 45 minutes with Amleto Cardinal Cicognani, the Vatican secretary of state. He also was visited by his brothers. Sen. Ludovico Monlini and Dr. Francesco Moniini. a heart specialist. The Pope's progress since his operation aroused belief that he may be able to re. sume some of his usual acti- .vities sooner than expected. There is talk in Vatican circles that the 70-year-old pontiff, whose prostate gland was removed Saturday, might be allowed to appear at his window briefly next Sunday or the one after to bless the noonday crowd in St. Peter's Square. Immediately after the operation, Vatican sources said they did not expect the pontiff to give a Sunday blessing until Dec. 3, the first Sunday of Advent. The new prediction was an indication of the optimism and re- i lief over the outcome of the' Pope's operation. i "Thank God," the Christian Democratic party newspaper El ! Popolo wrote after a medical bulletin Sunday said the Pope's i condition was "truly satisfactory." ! The general tone of the com- munique as well as a television ; interview Saturday night by Dr i Pietro Valdoni, who headed the , surgical team, was considered an indication that laboratory analysis had shown the condition of the Pope's prostate gland i was not cancerous. ! However, it was felt that the j results of the laboratory tests may never be announced in line with Vatican custom since the death of Pope Pius XII. The pontiff resumed taking food by mouth Sunday morning I and was expected to be able to 1 leave his bed for a few steps soon. His temperature went down j two-tenths of a point to normal, and the area operated on was said to be healing according to "the best expectations." It was reported that his doctors may soon stop issuing daily communiques as a sign that everything was going well. The Pope wants to avoid excessive publicity of what he feels is a private matter. j The Red Cross said at least 26,000 families or close to 140,000 persons were left homeless by the typhoon in 21 central and northern provinces. Damage estimates ran upwards of $5 million. In southeast London this morning firemen cut through a tangle of wrecked passenger cars with acetylene torches, freeing trapped passengers and recovering bodies from the derailment Sunday night of the crack express train from Hastings, on the south coast. Many of the dead were believed to be children returning with their parents from the weekend in the country. Cars began jumping the track as the 10 Times Herald, Carroll, la. Monday, Nov. 6, 1967 train whizzed across a bridge at about 70 miles an hour. Four cars careened along on their sides and jacknifed into a giant letter "W" while another turned upside down and skidded along on its roof. 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