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Associated Press—United Press (WIRE PHOTOS) International News Servio® No. Am. Newspaper Alliance FOUNDED IN 1g 67 SECTION A LINCOLN 1, NEBRASKA, SUNDAY, JULY 16, 1950 TEN " cent ! su*e f J™ "cJI^'Truman Expected to Request Partial Mobilization Powers Yanks Smash India Given Hurl Uounlic\s \ ork, Seward Areas Are Drenched Dodge were moistened at the critical time of harvest. The tornado also made heroines of four young women from Lincoln—and left them without a ear to finish a trip home from Vacation in Wisconsin. A tornado and heavy rains, plus local flooding, dealt eastern Nebraska points damaging blows Saturday. At least three persons were injured, but immediate property losses were far under the damage done by last weekend’s floods. Several farm families were left homeless by Saturday's events, and wheat fields ^ 'Soldier Cast Try Threatening weather Saturday night forced cancellation of Straus’ light opera, “The Chocolate Soldier,” which opened for a three-night run Friday night at Pine wood bowl. Norma Carpenter, chairman of the singfest committee said that, barring inclement weather, the opera will be presented Sunday as scheduled and* again Monday, Curtain time both nights is 8:30 p.m. Council to Let New Demand On Auditorium The city council Monday may be served with a demand that it seek a state supreme court rehearing on the auditorium site suit. Leonard Flansburg, attorney for the Citizens Auditorium Site committee, said Saturday night that he will appear at the Monday session to “insist that the council direct attorneys to file for a rehearing.” * * * THE SUIT involved is the one in which the high court last week handed down a decision ] More on council. Page 3-A forbidding an election on the location of the auditorium. The suit was initiated by a group of six citizens in district court. The district court ruled that there could he an election. The supreme court reversed this. The site committee has circu- ; lated petitions with the aim of forcing an election. Their proposal was to prevent the audi- j torium being built anywhere on 15th street between K and R. * * • “THERE IS nothing left to test in the auditorium site question since the opinion and judgment of the supreme court is binding on the district court.” Deputy City Attorney C. Russell Mattson was of that opinion Saturday after hearing that Jim Peters, a former American legion commander here, has threatened injunction proceedings against the council. THE TORNADO struck near Uehling, in northeastern Dodge county, and to the north and east in neighboring Hurt county, near Oakland and Craig. At least a dozen farms u'ere damaged, and buildings on several Were leveled. Mrs, Art Murrell, who lives six miles southwest of Craig, suffered severe arm cuts as the twister demolished the Ilurrell farm home and outbuildings. The other reported injuries resulted from a less serious buffeting suffered by Mr. and Mrs. Loren Bundy, a farm couple living south of Craig. * * * THE INCIDENT in which the four women from Lincoln played rescue roles occurred west of Craig on the Hugo Swanson farm before it was demolished. The Lincoln women saw the funnel-shaped tornado cloud and drove into the Swanson farm yard . Five Swanson children, ranging from about 6 to 16 years of age, were alone. The young women got them into a storm cave in time to escape the wind which leveled the farm. The car belonging to the women was wrecked. The Lincoln travelers were Katherine Weber, 28, of 1417 So. 15th; Hazel Jenkins, 22, of 1429 N, and Gretchen and Winifred DeVries, the former about 26, the latter about 24, of 110 So. 28th. The Lincoln women were taken to Oakland and planned to spend the night there. ♦ $ ♦ OTHER FARMS on which buildings w'ere reported entirely demolished included those of Roy Will nerd, about three miles south of Oakland, and Swan Wahl- itrom. At Craig, Telephone Lineman Oscar Bunderson said he knew’ of ten or 12 other farms on which some buildings were damaged. Bunderson said power lines and telephone lines were down in the area and that there undoubtedly was considerable damage to crons and livestock. The storm struck about 5:45 pm. and cut a swath about a mile wide. It moved several miles east and north. It was accompanied by heavy rain and hail. TO THE SOUTH and west the skies unloaded heavy rains at numerous points. Fremont, about 25 miles south of the tornado area, had a 4.5 inch rain and people in low areas j there were being alerted Saturday night by the Red Cross. No : flooding of homes had been reported late Saturday night, the Red Cross said. Omaha had nearly an inch and a half oi rain up to 10 p.m. Sat- I urday. * * * ANOTHER TORNADO struck along the bottom lands of the West Blue river, six miles north of Cordova. This twister killed a pony and damaged several j buildings on the Oscar Hoff- gchneider farm. Other farms damaged included those owned by Alvin Card, Chris Braekhorn, Ray Miller, Earnest Nabcr and Elroy Wiese. * * sfc* THERE WERE heavy rains in York and Seward counties Saturday night, too — counties which took great losses last weekend after rains ranging up to 13 or 14 inches. At Beaver Crossing Saturday night’s rain amounted to about 2.25 inches, Night Marshal Henry J. Sehark said. To the west, a 5-inch downpour was reported near McCool Junction; Waco had 1?. inches, with an area two miles southeast of there getting 3,6 inches, according to Fire Chief Erwin Bulgrin, In southern Seward county Milford had about 3 inches of rain. Police Chief Bill Rumler said. ONE STREET in Beaver Crossing was flooded for a while, Sehark said, but the west fork of the Blue river had receded later, he reported. The Blue river was bank full j at Milford, Rumler said, but no flooding was anticipated there. A county road six and a half miles east of Waco also was flooded for a while. Hail damaged crops in several localities in Seward and York counties. A power line was knocked out near Beaver Crossing, and Consumers Public Power district Supt. Bus Schroll of the Seward district said a crew had to wade thru flood waiter there to begin repairs, 'Anti-Red Measure Passage Expected WASHINGTON. (UP). Backers of the Mundt-Fergnson communist control bill say they will force a senate showdown on the measure when current appropriations debate ends. Sen. Karl E. Mundt (r., S. D.), one the co-ponsors, said he believes “we have more than enough votes” to force the senate to consider—and pass—the »e as are. Oil the Inside Panes Todav V J Governor Peterson, Candidate Morrison continue dispute over highways .................... Page 4-A New rain slow's harvest; Lancaster yields high as 50 bushels an acre .........................Page 7-A Henry Wallace says he supports America and United Nations in Korea .............................Page 6-B Regular departments and features will be found as follows; C hurch News Page 3-D 2 Attempts To Span Kum TOKYO. i/P). General Mat Arthur’s headquarters said Sunday U.S. counterattacks had smashed at least twm communist attempted crossings of the Kurn river, inflicting "heavy casualties.” His communique said elements of two American infantry regiments of the 24th division had beaten back the communist forces. The first attempted crossing was made near Samgyo, about eight or ten miles southwest of Kongju» The second was farther ; upstream near Sohang village. The communists, tho, enlarged 1 their one successful bridgehead across the Kum, almost directly j south of Kongju. The attempted crossings north* • west of Taejon came as around- the-clock allied air a 11 a c k s helped the Americans hold their U.S. Navv Brfiins Formosan Palm! TOKYO. (/F). General MacArthur announced Sunday that U.S. naval planes have begun aerial reconnaissance of the south C hina sea coast and nationalist I ormosa. A brief announcement said U.S. Seventh fleet planes had been sent aloft to assist in preventing a C hinese communist attack on Formosa and any operations by the nationalists against the mainland. President Truman in a directive June 27 ordered the Seventh fleet to protect Formosa from invasion hut requested the nationalists to refrain from air and sea attacks on the mainland. defense lines along the twisting river thru Saturday night and early Sunday. THE NUMBER of reds who slipped across the wide, shallow river in the early morning darkness was not reported. A spokesman said it was assumed most, if not all, were killed on the sandy, flat river bottom. The communists crossed under heavy supporting fire from their tanks on the north bank of the Kum and from mortars and machine guns. There was no late word on the i fighting between north and south | Koreans above the Kum river j north of Taejon. ... NORTH OF the Kum to the j west of Taejon, however, eom- S munist troops were reported | moving southward unopposed. Their numbers were not known. Their route leads south to the Kum river estuary and its port Stalin Reply To Pence Rote I nm|4N front Fee** IM-pnt. hn Prime Minister Stalin has answered the personal message on the Korean fighting which was sent to him by Prime Minister Nehru of India. The Indian embassy in Moscow did not reveal the contests of this highly important letter from Stalin. A statement issued by the embassy said the Indian ambassador, Dr. S. Ratiakrishman, was asked to call at the ministry of foreign affairs Saturday afternoon and was handed the letter by Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko. ... B R I T I S il OFFICIALS disclosed in London that Nehru's appeals last week to Premier Stalin and U. S. Secretary of State Acheson were concerned primarily with getting communist China admitted to the United Nations as a preliminary to settling the Korean war in the : U.N. ; Information available in Washington leaves no doubt that, I however diplomatically he does it, Acheson Will give the Indian leader a firm turndown. Officials at the state department are not interested in even considering the communist China issue while the Korean crisis continues. Congress Mav Col Message Bv Mid-Week; Will Not Put w Nation on Full \\ ar Basis WASHINGTON. (AP). High administration officials said Saturday that President Truman will send congress a special message by mid-week asking funds and authority to carry thru a partial mobilization program. The program, covering both nu n and production of war material, will be adequate to I.INC OLMTF INSPECTS RED GUN —( apt. Charles L. Fisher (left) of Lincoln, Neb. and Capt. James Constantine of Knoxville, Tenn,, inspect a captured north Korean army machinegun on the south Korean battlefront. (AP Wirephoto Saturday Night.) Rory's Rig Flying Roat Wins 1110-Mile Race II it 1 1 Disaster A BRITISH foreign office spokesman said that Britain has given up—at least temporarily—• its efforts to get communist China admitted to the United Nations, He said that the Korean issue must take precedence over all else. At Plymouth, England, meanwhile, Winston Churchill told 15,000 persons at a conservative parly rally that the Korean war has brought the dangers of a j third world war nearer. ITe renewed his call for a "supreme effort” to bridge the gulf be- 1 tween Russia and the western i worid. SAN FRANCISCO. MY The 82 Y ton Caroline Mars—world's largest operational flying boat— won a dramatic 480-mile flight against disaster over the Pacific Saturday night, arriving at 6:17 p.m. from Honolulu on only two engines. Both were on the right side and one of them was faulty. Her nerve-tingling arrival at Alameda naval air station meant safety for 14 crewmen and four navy passengers who only 80 miles out faced the risk of going down on a Pacific with a five-foot crest. That was at a time when the third engine, put to a strain to j help make up loss of both 3,000 horsepower engines on the , left side began to sputter. Crossword Puzzle Culbertson on Bridge Editorials .................... Financial, Markets . Fraternals .................. Gallup Poll Inside Washington , Movies ....................... Music .......................... Picture Page ............. Radio ........................... Want Ads ... Winchell .... . 6-1) . 7-C . 2 - 1 ) . 5-B , 5-C 10-C . 6- A .............. 4-1) .................12-C ............4-B 6 -D 8 -A to 11-A ............... 5-C Church Instals Elevator GARDEN CITY, Kas. (INS). The Methodist church here is installing an elevator so handicapped persons may attend services. The Weather High temperature yesterday Low temperature yesterday.. 85 67 Nebraska: Partly cloudy Sunday and M o n d a y: occasional thundershowers Sunday and in southeast Sunday night: a little cooler Sunday; continued moderate temperatures Monday; highs Sunday near 80. Iona: « onsldrr&Me rlourlin»*«**» with local thnndrrthttwt n south rout ml and »strom*' cant and a few M'Httered «how» crx olimiirrr Sunday, highs HO to H5: .Monday partly cloudy and n little cooler with possibly scattered showers south. Kaunas: Partly cloudy Sunday and Monday: occasional thundershower« Sunday and In west and north Sunday night; somewhat cooler Sunday northwest and extreme north and In east and south Sunday niirht; highs Sunday near HO northwest and 85 to 92 along southern border. , IIVCOI.N TEMPER vri RES (Official I -S. Weather Bureau Beading*' 12:3(1a.m.(Sut.>70 2:30 p.m. .........83 1:80 a.rn........... 68 .3:30p.m. .........84 2:30 a.m......... . 67 4 :3dp.m. .........85 3:30 a.m............ 07 5:30 p.m. . .. .. 82 4 :30 a.m............ «7 6:30p.m. .........80 5:80a.m........... . 697:30p.m. .........79 6:30 a.m........... (lit8:30 p.m. ..........76 7:30 a.m.......... 7tl 9:30 p.m. .........7« « :30a.m..........., 72 10:30 p.m. .........71 9:3« a.m. . 78 11 :30 p.m. 69 10:30 a.m. , 7912:80 a.m. (Nun 168 11:80 a.m... 75 1 ¡30 a.m. ___67 12:30p.m. . 75 3 530 a.m. .........66 1 ;30 .......... 80 8:30 a.rn. .........66 Hl«h temi*-rat lirea year a «o 85. low Min rises 5:09 a.m., sets 7:56 p.m. TI M REBATI KEs KLsKW HEBE Il E II 53 Boston 14 59 Miami 82 54 New York “5 54 Fort Worth 95 "1 New Orleans 88 55 I'em er 89 59 Phoenix DO 01 I.OS Angeles 82 09 S. Francisco 70 65 Seattle «9 «5 Winnipeg 02 Chicago (Ine In aatl Detroit India nit noti* Memphis Milwaukee Bismarck l'ex Moines Kansas ( tty 85 Mpls-st.faul so Omaha 85 Mou* City M 81 83 86 85 80 76 85 Hap. additional war nrws on Pages 7-A and ft* V of Kunsan, on the south bank 45 miles southwest of Taejon. An American army spokesman ! said the communists tried to push | “not one but several” patrols j ! across the Kum, but they were ; thrown back in every case. * * * INTENSE A E R I A I* strafing and bombing were believed to have disrupted north Korean efforts to reinforce the day-old bridgehead northwest of Taejon. Correspondents at the front said the communists were expected to try to close their pincers on Taejon within the next 24 hours. The communists made major I breakthrus both on the south Korean front north of Taejon and on the American front to the west. The northern arm of the ( pincers attack smashed three to : five miles thru south Korean lines holding the American east flank in the horseshoe bend of the Kum north of Taejon. IN THIS AREA the communists reached within eight to ten miles of Taejon. Pilots reported they already had crossed the Kum river at two points north of Taejon. Pilots skimming over the battlefield in fighter planes said the communists brought Taejon airfield under artillery fire from positions on the north. The airfield is two milfes northeast of Taejon, Bat Eradication Advice Is Simple WASHINGTON. (UP). Rep. Burr P. Harrison (d., Va.) has a constituent who is troubled with bats in his attic. He asked Harrison what could be done about 1 them. The congressman put the problem up to the U.S. fish and wildlife service, which offered this ; suggestion: "Sit up and wait for the little varmints to leave on their nightly hunt. Then slam the door I in their faces. Don’t open the attic door—or window—again until it has been screened.” Top Congress Demos Oppose Wartime Curbs WASHINGTON. (¡P), Demo- j cratic opposition arose in congress Saturday against any action to clamp wartime price- wage and rationing controls on the country as a result of the Korean fighting. Senator George (d., Ga.), who heads the senate finance committee, told a reporter he believes it would be "a very serious error” for the administration to seek cither to impose sweeping controls now or to ask for standby authority to put them into effect later. SENATOR (ONNAEEY id, Tex,), who head the senate foreign relations committee, said he doesn’t believe such controls are : necessary now. Senator Taft (r., O,) already 1 has announced his opposition to granting the president standby powers. The attitude of the democratic senators made it apparent that the administration will have to move slowly on the subject of mandatory controls or face a possible congressional setback. * * * CLOSER SENATE 1 iaison with the war effort was sought Saturday when five republicans asked that daily armed services committee sessions be held to provide facts on the Korean fighting. The five senators, all members of the committee, said the sessions w’ould be used as a basis for defense recommendations to the senate. IT WAS a harrowing experience for those aboard the behemoth of the airways which only recently drew’ nationwide attention by flying 144 men over the slightly longer distance of 2,- 609 miles from Honolulu to Ran Diego, a record load for such an over-water attempt. As the 200-foot wdng-span plane dipped ever lower from an original altitude of 7,000 feet to one of only a scant 1,000, nearing the Golden Gate, it looked like Lt. A. C. Snyder and his men just could not make it. The big plane flew ungainly even tho both pilots pushed against the rudder pedals with all their strength. "You can tell they’re under n hell of a strain,” said operators at the communication station. WHILE 125 MILES out, the Mars was down to the 3,300-foot level and losing altitude slowly but steadily. Then, 80 miles out, a third engine began sputtering. The crew kept ears cocked for a continued roar from engine No. 4. Finally the Mars fluttered in to harbor. Top Brass Sees Korea Bed Defeat ‘Yanks Will Hold Rig Rritl U(‘ head* Compiled from I'm* OI»patrhe« \V A SHIN G TO N —Gen. J. Lawton Collins predicted Saturday that American forces will be able to hold an "extensive bridgehead” in Korea and ultimately throw’ back the commu- j nist forces. The army chief of staff said new’ weapons and ammunition, including tanks, are being moved into Korea. Collins and Gen, Hoyt Vandenberg, air force chief of staff, talked with reporters itnmedi- Maybe lie Just Forgot About It RICHMOND, Va. (/P). This fellow apparently wasn’t an "eager beaver” in his younger days. For that reason, it’s likely to take an act of congress to get him the 16 days of drill pay he said he has coming from the national guard. The unnamed gentleman showed up at the state adjutant general’s office and wanted his pay. Officials agreed he had served in the national guard. But, they added, he should have collected Iris money when he completed his service—in 1917. Two Are Injured In Traffic Crash Miss June Hamilton, 29, of 1643 O, received a possible fractured ankle Saturday night in a two-car mishap near 20th and O. She was detained at St. Elizabeth hospital for X-rays and treatment. Miss Hamilton was a passenger in a far driven by Fred Hiliig, 42, of Wichita, Kas, Driver of the second car was Robert Smith, 24, of 2941 Q. Smith’s wife, Marion, received a cut below’ the knee. She was not hospitalized. Police reports said both cars were going east on O at the time of the accident. The Helltg car was following the Smith car, the report showed. U.N. Considers Korea ‘’Lemon’ LAKE SUCCESS. </R). Top- ranking United Nations officials ; are considering seriously formation of a volunteer international légion to throw into the Korean fighting in support of Gen. Douglas MacArthur, it was learned Saturday night. The disclosure came as the U. N. waited for concrete offers of aid from non-communist members in answer to U. N. Secretary -General Trygve Lie’s urgent appeal for help sent out to 52 nations Friday. There has been no positive re- j sponse yet. None is expected un- j til cabinet meetings can be held i and each country can determine I specifically what it could send—• ! fighting men, food or equipment. Lineolnile Jailed After Wild Chase A 38-year-old Lincoln man landed in jail Saturday night i after he eluded a police officer and led him a hectic chase i which ended in a traffic crash. Motorcycle Officer Edward Bauer said he arrested the man at 14th and A after complaints were received at headquarters concerning his careless driving. After being arrested, Officer Bauer said, the man jumped into his car and sped away. At 18th and G, Bauer said, the run-away driver’s car collided with a car driven by Don R. Pool, 20, of 1237 C. Pool received minor injuries. The man was rearrestcd after he left the scene of the accident by cruiser car officers w’ho were alerted during the chase. -GIs "doing well.” damn ately after reporting to President Truman on their aerial inspection trip to the Korean front. * * * EARLIER, Collins told newsmen at National airport: "The troops are doing damn w’ell. And everything will turn out all right.” At a late afternoon Pentagon briefing Collins said U.S. troops in Korea had been doing an "exceptionally fine job" considering they W’cre green and were up against seasoned combat troops. * * * COLLINS conceded that the going has been rough. Soviet- I built tanks especially have given south Korea’s defenders a bad THIRTEEN REGISTRATION DAYS LEFT—Vernon H, Zimmer-. man of 1330 C, Red Cross state relations officer in Lincoln, registers Saturday. Clerk is Mrs. Z. E. Worley. (Staff Photo.) Jayeees Begin ‘Get-Out-Vote’ Drive Save 50% at Hays & Hays Save up to 50 rh on men’s or women’s individually tailored, quality clothes—see our window’s. Also up to off on men’s furnishings. July Clearance Sale. , Hays & Hays, 1233 N St.—Adv. Don Kroger and Don Morrow have been appointed co-chairmen of the Lincoln junior chamber of commerce "Get-Out-And- Vote-Campaign,” Pat Ash, president, announced Saturday. Deadline for registering to vote in the primary, Aug. 8 is July 28. Lancaster county people register at the election commissioner’s offict at 10th and O streets. Anyone who has moved since *v Jet Engine Plant Cancels Shutdown INDIANAPOLIS. (UP). Officials at the Allison plant, where jet aircraft engines and tank transmissions are produced, Saturday cancelled a tw’o-week shutdown at the request of the army and air force. The plant, a division of General Motors, had been scheduled to close for the first two weeks in August. But E. B. Newill, general manager, said the air force asked cancellation of the shutdown "to accelerate completion of present orders and to have facilities ready to take care of additional orders we believe soon will be forthcoming.” meet the Korean crisis and the broader westem-Russian emergency, it was said, but will not put the country on a full war footing. Final decisions on the precise steps to be taken will be made by Mr. Truman by Tuesday at the latest, some responsible informants said, and the message to congress will go forward immediately thereafter. It will be the president’s first such pronouncement on the crisis which broke upon the world three weeks ago. • * • INFORMATION vital to the final decisions was given the president and other leaders Saturday by Gen. J. Lawton Collins and Gen, Hoyt S. Vandenberg, the army and air force chiefs of staff, who had just returned from Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s headquarters and the Korean ; battlefront. Called to Blair house to hear Collins and Vandenberg report to the president were the following; Secretary of Defense Johnson, Deputy Secretary Stephen Early, the secretaries of the army, navy and air force; Gen, Omar Bradley, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff; and Adm. Forrest P. Sherman, chief of naval opera- Í tions. The session lasted 45 mm\ utes and produced no announce| ment. Secretary Johnson told } newsmen "Nobody will have anything to say. It was principally a report by the twm men who Were over there, that’s alL” IT WAS LEARNED that the buildup of American military power on which tup administra- . Don leaders have b ten planning [/ will cover: 1. Men and weapons needed fo gain the offensive in Korea and roll back the red forces out of southern Korea. 2. Reinforcement of the American military position in the world outside of Korea on the ground that this nation must have power somewhat in line with the total responsibilities it bears. 3. A stepped up program of assistance to the countries of western Europe, This program will depend in large part on their ability to help themselves more extensively than they are now doing under the north Atlantic treaty. AT THE MOMENT, no final decisions have been made on the partial mobilization program, highly placed informants said, but they may be completed even in detail by late Monday. There is speculation among informed officials that the president may tell congress: 1. He needs an increase of several billions of dollars in military appropriations. The figure has not yet been worked out— it w’aited Vandenberg’s and Collins’ return— but it is estimated to range between $2,000,000,000 and $6,000,000.000. 2. He plans to call up between six and nine national guard divisions as well as a number of members of the organized reserve corps and to reactivate two or more regular army divisions. 3. He needs greater mandatory power for placing armaments orders than that contained in the draft law which in general makes acceptance of orders compulsory only by those firms known to bo able to fill the orders without difficulty. 4. Possibly he may also ask or forecast a future request for authority to allocate scarce materials or materials which become scarce in a stepped-up arms production program. These ideas are not firm pending the president’s own final conferences with his leaders. registering last or who has changed his name, must register Enraged Convict Shows to vote. Registrations prior to Sept. 7, 1947 are not effective. The election commissioner’s office is scheduled to remain open until 9 p.m. on July 20, 26, 27 and 28. Kroger and Morrow stated that their campaign will consist of newspaper and radio advertising, posters and handbills. Kroger represents the republicans and Morrow Die democrat*. 3 Guard» l ough Bailie JOLIET, 111. (UP), A convicted murdered started a fist fight with a guard at Stateville penitentiary Saturday and it took three men to subdue him. Robert Cage. 40, serviing a 99- year term for the murder of a Chicago storekeeper in 1934, was subdued in the office of the cap- I tain of the segregation section. VANDENBERG — "Pilots are eager.” time. U.S. bazooka and rocket shells have been reported bouncing harmlessly off the tough tank armor. But Collins said weapons designed to stop the tanks—including American tanks — are being delivered to Korea. Some already are in the hands of U.S. forces. And even more powerful anti-tank weapons soon will be on the way, he hinted. Vandenberg described as erroneous reports he said he had heard that the morale problem was causing concern. "There is absolutely no foundation for this," he said, adding that air force pilots are en- j thusiastie, eager and extremely confident. I Vandenberg also took issue i with reports that the F-80 jet j fighter "goes so fast it can’t dis- Scouts After Jamboree I tinguish targets on the ground,” and that rockets launched by U. S. fighter planes are boune: ing off enemy tanks. Lost Mission Plane Located; 15 Dead BOGOTA, Colombia. <£>). The chief of the U. S. airforce mission said Saturday that wreckage of a plane missing since June 9 with 15 passengers aboard had been found in the Perija mountains 70 miles west of Mar acaibo, Venezuela. All bodies were burned. Col. William M Cleveland said the wreckage and bodies were located by a land search party. The plane belonged to the New Tribes mission of Chico, Calif., and was enroute from Miami, Fla., to Venezuela when it disappeared. Ten of those aboard, including the crew of three, were 1 missionaries. The other five i were children of missionaries. Meningitis Hits 2 Iowa Wieliita Census 165,374 WICHITA, Kas. (INS). Census | officials announced Saturday that Wichita’s population is i 165,374. COUNCIL BLUFFS, la. (INS). Two Iowa Boy Scouts just returned from the national jamboree at Valley Forge, Pa., were hospitalized here Saturday with a contagious form of meningitis. Physicians are keeping a close watch on ten other western Iowa Scouts who returned with the stricken youth*» A *' W

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