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Friday, August 9, 1957
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%rffij3S A? to Safe Landing In Hawaii on 2 Engines— Lord Shots, Says Iowa Pilot After Winning Race With Death By JIM BECKER . t and CHARLES TURNER HONOLULU <*>-"i wasn't caning • the shots — the good Lord was." That's Maj. Samuel Tyson's explanation of how he kept his huge C97 military air transport aloft 6*4 hours on two engines Thursday for 1,000 mites over the Pacific with 67 people aboard. 2 Engines Out Tyson, a 37-year-old veteran of World War II, the Korean War and the Berlin airlift who comes from Council Bluffs, Iowa, piloted the plane into Hilo, Hawaii, at 11:25 a. m. Thursday. Two of its engines had quit just beyorid the point of no return from Travis' Air Forte Base, Calif., to Hickam AFB, Oahu. "It never occurred to me that we would ditch,"* said Tyson. "I'm a coward. I can't swim very far. The water's cold." More seriously he said, "I'd determined to take things as they came. After the first shock of realizing we were in danger, and after the adrenalin shot into me, I thought clearer and acted better. I had confidence in myself "After all, I wasn't calling the shots — the good Lord was." "Did you know you have been recommended for the Distinguished Flying Cross?" asked a newsman. • • •> Already Has 2 "Nope," said Tyson. "He's already got two of them," said a crewman. MATS headquarters recommended the DFC within minutes after Tyson landed. Tyson landed his nine crewmen and 57 passengers safely at Hilo after a last-minute ordeal when the landing gear didn't lower. Two flight engineers worked the big wheel down by an emergency hand crank. The wheel housing had jammed because the No. 2 engine had been damaged when the No. 1 propeller flew off. The big plane landed smoothly in spite of the yaw created by the two engines on only one side. Dripping Sweat Passengers and crew emerged dripping with sweat. Not only had they been ^'sweating it out" for nearly seven hours. All vents had m f\ Times Herald, Carroll, lew* | V/ Friday, Aug. •, 1*57 been closed, said Navy Capt. William M, Lowry, Coronado, Calif., one of the passengers. "There was no confusion," he added. '' The ordeal began early Thursday when the No. l propeller started running away and flew off and damaged the No. 2. propeller and engine. Tyson, took her down to 50 feet and flew at that altitude or slightly above it most of the 1,000 miles. Passengers were moved forward to help .balance the sky giant, flying unevenly on her two engines. "They were very cooperative, finest lot of passengers I 've ever had "declared Tyson. Baggage Jettisoned: . Baggage was jettisoned, including 1,500 pounds of Army and Fleet Post Office mail. No one complained: Copilot Capt; George Holy, 35,of Warren, Ohio, said once the aircraft was under control and the baggage overboard "it was just a question of fuel remaining — whether we had enough. "We had slightly favorable winds we knew we had a little more chance on the fuel." COUNCIL BLUFFS (* - Maj. Sam Tyson, hero of a harrowing 1,000 mile flight in a crippled Air Force Stratocruisier in the Pacific Ocean, attended school here and was graduated in 1936 from Thomas Jefferson High School Another Iowan The 37-year-oln major piloted the so that each hour we progressed plane to its six-hour ordeal with 57 passengers and 10 crewmen, one of whdm is another Iowan, M-Sgt. Jack Newsom, 32 of Mapleton. Maj. Tyson's wife, whom ho married in 1040, is a 1935 graduate of Abraham Lincoln High School here. His parents are dead but he has a sister, Mrs. Ward Travis living here. The major joined the Air Forca at the outset of World War II. He flew more than 100 missions in the China area. New Storm Heading for Gulf Coast NEW ORLEANS Wl — The sea son's second tropical storm lumbered across the Gulf of Mexico today and menacingly threatened the southwest Louisiana coast, devastated by a hurricane six weeks ago. The storm, named Bertha by the U. S. Weather Bureau, was lo-, cated 120 miles southwest 0 fj hurricane force sometime during Grand Isle, La. early today and| the dav was moving at 10 to 12 m.p.h. with Debunks 'Myth' of Hardy Pioneer; $ickly Lot: Teacher TAMPA, Fla. (*>—The popular conception of the American pioneer as a hardy specimen of near physical perfection is largely a myth, a Tampa history teacher maintains. "A formidable number of the pioneers ... were miserable, sickly the University of Tampa said Thursday. "Frequent accidents, the effects of exposure, decaying vegetables, swamps, poor food habits, lack of sanitation and hygiene, and inadequate knowledge for prevention and cure of .disease" outweighed the natural health benefits of an creatures," Dr. J. Ryan Beiser of | active outdoor life," he added. winds of 65 miles per hour extending out 100 miles from its center. Grand Isle is 50 miles due south of New Orleans. The Weather Bureau's advisory said the storm was expected to continue its west-northwest movement during the next 12 hours and would increase in intensity andJiit Cameron Evacuates Residents of the Cameron Parish (county) area, which took the full force of Hurricane Audrey six weeks ago, evacuated Thursday night and residents of other low coastal areas joined in the flight for higher and safer ground. Offshore drilling crews began returning to the mainland at the first Business & Professional Directory W. L. WARD D.S.C. CHIROPODIST FOOT SPECIALIST 215 N. Carroll Street Offlco 9782 Homo 9517 DR. M. J. HALL DENTIST 207 East 5th St. Dial 9774 Complott Visual Car* Dr. O. M. O'Connor, Optometrist- vision Specialist — Dial 3318 Office Between Duffy's Bootory and EHerbroek's Closed Saturday Afternoon During Vacation Dr. John E. Martin OPTOMETRIST Vision Specialist Office Over Woolworth Store Hours 9 a. m. to S p. m. Dial 9709 Complete Visual Car* Dr. Rex W. Hinson OPTOMETRIST 102 W. 5th St. — Dial 9687 Closed Saturday Afternoon During School Vacation CARROLL CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC DR. R. A. HEESE Complete Chiropractic Health Service Dial 3402 — Kotpko Building Ralph M. Crane ATTORNEY-AT-LAW 516H N. Adams St. Dial 3161 Al Boss Specializing in Livestock Farm Auctions Dial 2363 — Carroll Dr. J. G. Donovan CHIROPRACTOR 410 West 3rd St. Office — Dial 3716 Residence — Dial 2283 Meyers & Tan Creti ATTORN E Y S-AT-L A W Practice in all courts. Abstracts examined. Estates settled. storm warnings Thursday. Civil Defense units were alerted from New Orleans westward and headquarters here was on an around-the-clock watch on Bertha's movements. G. L. Allen, a forecaster at the New Orleans Weather Buteau, said Bertha's present movement would take it inland somewhere between the Louisiana-Texas border and a point south of Houston, Tex. "However," Allen said, "there is nothing to keep Bertha from veering to the north and hitting Louisiana, or to the south, and back into the Gulf." The Louisiana coastland began to feel Bertha's winds about midnight. The 'Weather Bureau advised all interests along the Louisiana coast to keep abreast of Bertha's developments, although winds and tides are not expected to become dangerously high before noon today. 500 Died 8 Weeks Ago Cameron Parish, where 500 persons died in Hurricane Audrey six weeks ago, lost no time in evacuating after Sheriff O. B. Carter gave the word. The hurricai.e-wary residents fled to higher ground at Lake Charles and Sulphur, to the .north of the marshy parish. Many of them left temporary dwellings and tents that replaced homes destroyed by Audrey. Carter said their comments included "Again"''', "It's sort of a pattern" and "We've had enough to last a lifetime here." Carter said evacuation was 98 per cent complete within hours after deputies ranged through the parish to spread the word. The remaining residents sought the safety of the modern courthouse that rode out Audrey. Islanders on Flight Residents of neighboring Pecan Island, a rural area also wrecked by Audrey, joined Cameron citizens in fleeing. Civil defense said low - lying Golden Meadow, south of New Orleans, was evacuated Thursday night as a precautionary measure. Many areas of the coast are below sea level and roads go underwater after heavy rains. Killed After Wounding 3 In Gun Bottle INDIANAPOLIS, lnd. Iffl — A three-time loser chose death rather than prison Thursday and died in his hotel room with a bullet through his brain after wounding two policemen and a girl bystander. Police identified the dead man as Everett Sparks, 30, of Portland, Ore. He was shot to death in his 12th floor room at the downtown Sheraton-Lincoln Hotel after wounding a detective and a girl in the hotel lobby and wounding another policeman in the corridor outside his room. Police filled the room with tear gas and riddled it with gunfire, then entered and found Sparks dead. Bullet in Head Investigators said he may have j taken his own life. A bullet had I entered his right temple and emerged on the left side of his head. Sgt. James A. Partain, 52, who was shot in the lobby, was reported in serious condition with a bullet wound in the groin and two wounds in his legs. Constance Caile, 19, of Craw- lordsville, lnd., was wounded in- the thigh, and Patrolman Ray? mond A. Cooper, 36, was shot in the arm, but they were not in serious condition. Sparks' companions, Travis Gatewood, 34, of Portland, Dorothy Norris, 26, St. Louis, and Maude Loretta Booth, 22, Des Moines, Iowa, were held for questioning. Sparks started shooting at Partain after discovering he was a policeman. Sparks had been called to the lobby by the assistant manager, Robert Callis, 29, who asked him to pay his bill, and Partain had been asked to stand by. Miss Caile, a bystander, was wounded in. the exchange of gunfire in the lobby. Flees Up Elevator Sparks fled to an elevator and went up to the 12th floor, where police pursued him. Gatewood told police he and Miss Norris were in Sparks 1 room when Sparks burst in and said: DOPE TRAFFIC . . . Enough heroin to produce more than ten million shots was shipped from Milan, Italy, into the United States, narcotics agents of three nations report. The agents, from Switzerland, Turfcey and Italy, say the heroin was produced in Turkey (see Newsmap), smuggled to Italy via Switzerland and refined in a Milan laboratory. It was then routed to America. The Milan price of the dope (about 154 pounds) would be about $15,000. But on the current U.S. black market it would run into millions, officials said. Mastermind of Russian Foreign Policy Mystery Urban J. Janning Now York Life Insurance Co. Lift, Annuities, Aecfdent, Sickness, Hospital & Group CARROLL, IOWA Iowa Land Service Company Farm Management Farm Records V. Stuart Porry — Dial 9883 By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON MP) — Top American officials are deeply puzzled about who is masterminding Soviet foreign policy now, and U.S. in- Methodist' Men Help in Painting A meeting of Methodist Men was combined with a painting session in the new church at 17th and Adams Streets Thursday night. telligence experts are trying to solve the mystery. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, whose brother Allen is head of' the Central Intelligence Agency, requested the study. But what Moscow personality it may center upon as the brain behind such things as Russia's maneuvers in the current disarmament talks is at present unknown to high offi cials here. Personal Curiosity The search is a matter of more than personal curiosity on the part , of Dulles and others here. The per- Paul E. Crouse of Crouse Car- j S0 nality, prejudices, preferences tage Company was the speaker of the evening showing motion pictures and giving a talk on truck transportation. Herschel Heath, president, conducted the meeting. About 35 men were present, some arriving at 7 p.m. to begin painting before the, meeting and resuming work after the program until about 11 p.m. Members of the lunch committee were Lee Bratten and Harold J. Heidel. Indian Pow-Wow Gets Under Way TAMA (AV-Exhibits and demon„„ . . . . „ , strations of native Indian arts and •lye just shot a cop I'm 5 ping drafts #ere on the program Fri- Dr. Roland B. Morrison, M.D. 117 East Sixth Street — Carroll, Iowa General Practice — Obstetrics Fractures — X-Rays PHYSICIAN and SURGEON Dial 3543 2 Safety Award Winners in Crash LOS ANGELES 1*1— Driving west on 1st Street was cab driver G. D. Madden, boasting 15 accident free years. Driving east was another cab­ bie, Harry Hayman, 8 years without a traffic accident. Both work for the same company—which had previously given both men safety awards. That's right. The award winners collided at Main Street Thursday, slightly injuring their | passengers and ruining two spotless records. to shoot it out with the rest of them." Gatewood said Sparks tossed him a gun and said: "I'm a three-time loser. I'm if I'm going back for another stretch in the pen." , Gatewood said he replied, "Frh a three-time loser, too, but I like my life." He and Miss Norris walked out and surrendered before the shooting began. Miss Booth first told police she was married to Sparks two weeks ago. Later she said she met the two men in Des Moines three weeks ago and flew to Indianapolis with them last Sunday. Miss Norris joined the party more recently. Gatewood said he and Sparks became friends in Portland and Sparks suggested they tour the country passing bad checks. Gatewood said they cashed worthless checks in San Antonio and El Paso, Tex., and Wichita, Kan., before going to Des Moines. Oregon police records show Everett Barton Sparks was wanted there on bad check charges and had served prison sentences for passing bad checks in that state. Carroll Medical Center PAUL L. PASCO E, M.D. Surgery and Diseases of Women and Children Obstetrics Infant Feeding W, L. McCONKIE, M.D. Mtdical and Surgical Treatment of Diseases of Eye, Bar, Not* and Throat Glasses Fitted A. REAS ANNEBERG, M.D. ' Medical and Surgical Treatment of Diseases of Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Glims Pitted V. SULLIVAN, »M>, «*»* Di»M»ti and Swrsory of thj lyo Glasses Fitted WALTER A. ANNEBERG, M.D. Surgery and Diseases of Women and Children Obstetrics Infant Feeding PAUL A. ANNEBERG, M.D. Surgery and Diseases of Kidney, Bladder, Prostate and Rectum J. R. MARTIN, M.D. Surgery and Diseases of Bones and Joints Including Fractures JAMES M. TIERNEY. M.D. Internal Medicine PPL 3557 Anderson Wants U.S. to Foot Entire Highway Bill day during the annual Mesquakie Pow Wow at the Indian settlement near here. One of the largest crowds in the history of the celebration attended opening-festivities Thursday, featured by a "full dress" parade. Special dances and other ceremonial events continue through Sunday. Toupees Cosmetic, Tax Group Decides HARRISBURG. Pa. «l - Bald headed Pennsylvanians will have to pay the state's three per cent sales tax for their toupees. The Pennsylvania Revenue Department has ruled a hairpiece is a cosmetic. HERSHEY. Pa. UPV-Gov. Victor E. Anderson of Nebraska said Friday all state responsibility—including the recurring costs of maintenance—should be removed from the 41,000-mile federal interstate highway system. "1 mean the federal government should finance all of the construction costs—not, just 90 per cent— and then maintain the system," he told a newsman. It was the second statement within 24 hours that seemed to contradict the purpose of a conference between governors and aides to President Eisenhower on what could be done to transfer federal j functions to the state level. ; The conference's decentraliza- I tion theme came in for a mild raking by Gov. George M. Leader of Pennsylvania as participants arrived for sessions Friday and Saturday. "It seems obvious that the state government must not be used as a Potter's Field in which to bury and forget federal legislation es­ sentia) to the public," Leader said. Leader didn't go into any specific programs, ' More Families Buy Oleo Than Butter ' WASHINGTON Uft-An Agriculture Department survey showed today that considerably more families are buying margarine than butter. In April and May, household purchases of margarine were said to have averaged about 99 million pounds compared with ah ave'rage of about 67 million pounds for butter, and past record of a top foreign affairs official provides clues to his future actions. They are stu died by experts in other govern ments the way a batter studies the form of an opposing pitcher. The secrecy with which government is conducted in the Soviet capital is noted for producing surprises and unexpected shifts. But in some respects the current mystery as seen from the Washington viewpoint is more than ordinarily baffling. This is particularly so because much of Russia's diplomacy, like that of every modern nation, is conducted on the world stage, with careful regard to its propaganda impact. » The most obvious candidate for the position of mastermind is Soviet Communist Party Boss Nikita Khrushchev. But some, at least, of the best informed officials here rule him out for much of the time because he is either traveling, receiving foreign Communist leaders or occupied with' urgent domestic problems. The same goes" for Premier Nikolai Bniganin, whose influence in Soviet policy making'is j considered to be limited anyway, i Top Civil Service Stiff One possibility which has occurred to Washington authorities is that the, Russian Foreign Ministry has a top caliber civil service staff. In the judgment of these authorities the work being tamed out —notes to foreign governments, papers on disarmament' introduced in the London talks, and the like —reflects first-rate ability. But the intelligence study now being made is going on the theory that in Russia as in the United States decisions on major moves must generally be made by a single responsible official who is also in position to give steady direction to work in progress. The identification of that individual is the.object of the search. j New Pool at Lake City Will Open August 11 (Tiimxi HanM New* Service) LAKE CITY — Lake City's new municipal pool will open officially Sunday, August 11, at 1 p.m., according to the manager, Paul Nesset. Thereafter, the pool is to be open to the public daily from 1-9 p.m. Mornings will be given over to class instruction beginning Monday, August 12, at 9 a.m. Lifeguards at the pool will be Jack Miller, Ronald Heated, Mrs. Fred Brown and Marilyn Yearns. The Jayce'e concession stand is to be in charge of Rudy Engstrom. Members of the swimming pool committee are A. L. Redenius, William Goins and Mrs. Harold Johnson. Governor Finds Stote Institution In Good Shape INDEPENDENCE WV-Preliminary reports indicated Friday that state officials have found nothing seriously wrong at the Independence State Mental Health Institute. Gov. Hersche! Loveless went to Independence late Thursday to make a personal check of conditions at the institution. He went at the invitation ot the Linn County Mental Health Assn. lowaWoman, French Mate Ready to Sail PARIS (ifl — A 73-year-old Iowa great grandmother and her 74- year-old French bridegroom were ready to sail Friday for the United States on the ship Liberie. They are due in New York next Thursday. "We're both happy and eager to be off," beamed Mrs. Camille Lambert, formerly Mrs. Anna Beck of Marshalltown, Iowa, prior to their departure. Although he was leaving home for the first time in his life, Camille, one-time cafe owner and champion cattle breeder in the small village of Herbeuval in northeastern France, said he was happy about it. ( Going to Denver Their ultimate destination is Denver, Colo, where Mrs. Lambert, mother ot 7 children, with 26 grand-children and 5 great­ grandchildren, said they will live to be near the children. Their romance has spanned a half century. A marriage for each intervened sine*- they parted as young sweethearts in France. The Lamberts story — one of true love, as Mrs. Lambert puts it—started back, in 1906 when she and Camille were village beaux. Then she migrated from her native Luxenbourj to the United States and married a Kansas farmer. He died in 1941. Lambert became a widower in 1946. Mrs. Lambert returned to France last year, met Camille The governor indicated later j again and married him last March that from what he saw at the in- w Herbeuval. stitute he thought conditions were' The Lamberts had no last fling pretty well in order considering! in gay Paris before their deparr the facilities available. ture. Recent complaints, including some from Cedar Rapids families who have relatives at the institution, concerned transfers and care of patients. Seven times as many people liv* in New York City today as occupied all North Americp north of Mexico when Columbus arrived. Francis Asbury, who was the first circuit rider in America, is known as the "Father pf American Methodism." "' "' But Anderson, after asking that, the state be relieved of'its 10 per cent share of financing limited access highways under the federal program, also spoke out against federal aid for education. "I'm opposed to federal subsidies for school construction," he said. "That's properly a state function." Anderson was asked about Eisenhower's suggestion that . the governors' committee determine what federal functions the states could assume and what adjustments could be made in state rev* enue procedure. "Perhaps we might not be able to stop any existing program but we should keep the federal government out of something like rural library subsidies," he said. The President broached the decentralization idea at the Governors' Conference at Williamsburg, Va. in June. He assigned throe Cabinet members to sit in with the Governors' Committee—Secretary of Treasury Anderson, Secretary of Labor Mitchell and Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Folsom. MADE fOft EACH OTHER And modt to sovo yoti important monoy on tho premium, too. Ask about trtis policy mot's to *o*y on tho pockotbook... Slop in toonl • LOUIS Mo GNAM GENERAL INSURANCE K. C. twltdini Carroll, Iowa Mr. and Mrs. Fred Engelmann FARM Ot PUBLIC AUCTION « Duo to ill health wo are selling our 90 aero farm at public auction on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14 1 P. M. ON PREMISES Location 2 Miles West and 7Vx North of Manning/ Iowa; or o miles East and 2Vi North of Manilla, Iowa. Legal Description The South 44.63 acres of East half of the N.E. quarter and the South 44.63 acres of the West half of the N.E. quarter, all in Section 2, Township 82 North, Range 37 West of the 5th P. M. Farm Includes S-room house, very good condition, full basement. One hog house, A-l condition; chicken house (good); barn, corn cribs and other buildings in fair condition. This 90 acres is all tillable, lays gently rolling, high state of cultivation and on black top road. Has an adequate supply of water and electricity. Any interested buyer may inspect the (arm before day of sale. TERMS 25 per cent of purchase price on date of sale and balance payable on or before March 1, 1958, when abstract of title showing good merchantable title will be furnished and deed delivered. Possession on or Bofort Mor. 1, 1958 Mr. and Mrs* Fred En< OWNERS AL tOSf, AwctioiMwr

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