Herald Clinton, Iowa
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Pvt. Betty A. Phillips," Women's" army corps, who was flown by plane to Schick General hospital from Des Moines Saturday, is still on the critically injured list of the hospital according to a report this morning from Lt. Col. Lloyd E. Gould, executive officer of the hospital.
In a coma and suffering a fractured skull received while skating, Pvt. Phillips, whose home is in California, was flown here by a pilot of the Civil Air Patrol. The Clinton unit of the CAP cooperated with officials at Ft. Des Moines and Schick hospital by choosing a landing field and making possible the flight.
The red bi-plane, piloted by Glenn Romkey of the Burlington unit, Civil Air Patrol, swooped low over the emergency landing field at Small's corners at 2:50 p. m., one hour and 35 minutes after the take off from Des Moines.
Romkey brought the ship down in
a perfect landing and taxied across the field close to the fence bordering
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