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Stevens Point Daily Journal (Newspaper) - August 23, 1963, Stevens Point, Wisconsin Steuens latin Did SIXTY-EIGHTH YEAR FULL LEASED WIRE SERVICE OF PRESS STEVENS POINT WISCONSIN FRIDAY AUGUST 23 1963 COPY 6c TWELVE PAGES SCENE OF STRUGGLE TO RESCUE MINERS A low level aerial photo tells at a glance the story of men fighting to rescue three entombed miners near Hazleton Pa Efforts to reach two of the men known to be still alive beneath the huge drill rig at left were set back when the hole missed the pocket where David Fellin and Henry Throne were trapped The smaller rig was used to punch a inch lifeline to Louis Bova trapped separately He has not been heard from for several days Trapped Miners Report Drill Hearing Chamber with the radioactive probe but further tests were scheduled to augment the rescue operation in which all stops are being pulled out HAZLETON Pa AP David Fellin 58 and Henry Throne 28 two of the ped coal miners reported in excited shouts today that it seemed to them the escape hole appeared about to be drilled into their ber where they have been trapped 331 feet underground for The men reported they could hear the drill clearly slowed the Ing rig to almost a crawl as it be- gan to bring up dust indicating to the it was on soft rocks over a vein of coal Since the drill was at a depth approaching the level Fellin and Throne were ordered to put on respirators to avoid be- ing choked by dust In the event of a breakthrough A third man Louis Bova 42 Is trapped some distance from the others and has not been reported for several days Two previous escape hole tries have failed the latest one day f After the hole is com- the next step will be to enlarge it to 17 inches This ably will take another 30 hours A second drilling rig much smaller than the one boring the escape hole is drilling a toward Bova A six-inch lifeline hole reached Throne and Fellin last Sunday but Bova has had no food since the cave-in except what he might have had with him Two mechanical breakdowns delayed the escape hole drilling for a total of hours befort dawn today Experts on the drilling rigs ex- difficulties as a matter of routine in going through hard rock They have a complete plicate set of parts on hand at all times On the third front specialists with radioactive material rushed in from all over the nation stood ready to make further probes to determine how close a previous hole came to Fellin and Throne settle the deadlocked dispute Initial efforts with a Geiger lover railroad work rules The third hole was be- gun about 6 p.m Thursday night but it was halted less than two hours later when the Geiger counter was lowered into the original six-inch lifeline to Fellin and Throne At the same time a piece of radioactive cobalt was raised and lowered second hole which missed the trapped After an hour and a half nothing much more than background ation was received on the Geiger counter surface workers and the probe was Drilling resumed Already unsuccessful efforts on the two previous the first of which had to be because it was too close to the men and caused secondary rock in the loss of more than 40 hours The second inch hole apparently missed the men by a few feet They are in an underground pocket about 14 feet long and 9 feet wide Plans for the final rescue effort called for drilling a hole and then reaming it to 17 inches if depending on the condition of the men and other factors to 24 Rock and earth between the inch shaft that went astray and the pocket where the men are was apparently too dense or the radioactive cobalt too light 1 for a sufficiently strong reading voice could be heard clearly by some 200 persons gathered behind restraining ropes 100 feet from the rescue area as he methodically read off figures from the Geiger counter Authorities asked when they lowered the Geiger counter if either of the men knew how to use one Yeah f one In the Throne Then you Davy said Gordon Smith deputy secretary of mines and Throne continued to hold their spirits high with a stream of humor to rescuers above boosting their morale Bova has not been heard from at all by rescuers at the surface reported he heard him Tuesday night and that he was in a weakened condition Some mine experts in the rescue party ever questioned report Castro Takes Note Of Rebel Attacks HAVANA Minister Fidel Castro says the Cuban is going ahead and will win despite piratic attacks of It was his first public reference to raids on refineries and factories by groups Castro spoke at the ing of Cuba's annual student games RAIL DISPUTE Committee Arbitration WASHINGTON AP The Senate Commerce Committee working against a Thursday strike deadline approved today a providing for binding arbitration counter Thursday failed to dis- close the distance Lt Richard Anderson of the Naval Medical Research Institute in Bethesda Md a physician well versed in survival techniques gave advice to Fellin and Throne early today Ke said As long as there's The calling for the creation of a arbitration board is to be taken up by Senate Monday The board would be composed of two representatives of the riers and two of the unions and of three public members by the other four members food water and hope they're j or if are unable to agree going to get along fairly well Arderson said the fact that Bova has been without food or water for 10 days doesn't mean he's not alive But his chances are pretty Ire added Anderson Sold Throne Jo keep warm and instructed Jo put some ointment on a on his hand Take care of Jhe hand put a bandage on he lold He also told to put on some At one point reported Tve got a pain an chest Talc who is operating the communications to flic men asked Do you have a Fellin I dorit knW I put on a healing pad Charmbury saad be was not JOB optimistic about Hw tests appointed by the President The committee rejected dent Kennedy's proposal for sub- milting the four-year-old dispute Interstate Commerce Com- mission which would have empowered to issue work rules binding for two years i The follows Jhe lines ol proposal made a week ago by Secretary of Labor Wirtz far creation of an panel The approved by Jhe Com- merce without dis- sent would bar a strike out or posting of new work rules pending arbitration of dispute The provides for referring to Ac arbitration beard the two main issues jobs and Jhe make-up of train j bargaining would be Approves Board attempted on other lesser issues in dispute out if they could not be resolved by negotiation they also would be submitted to the board for arbitration The arbitration board would be required to begin its hearings 30 days after enactment of the lation or at such earlier date as the parties and the board might agree upon The board would have to file its award not later than 60 days after it commenced its hearings and in no event later Jhan 90 days after enactment of Jhe resolution Senate Leader ett M Dirksen of Illinois and House Republican Leader Charles A of Indiana have pre- that congressional approval of a unlikely in time Jo avoid a strike next Thursday That when Jhe capiere intend Jo post new rules Jo ate thousands of rafi jobs they consider The unions have pledged an immediate strike The dilemma was given back Jo Congress when Jhe tiers brotherhoods failed to agree on final form of Jhe ar- proposal suggested by Wirtz The carriers want Jo eliminate jobs say were made unnecessary by Jhe adoption of diesel engines which do not use coal The un- ions have protested that job cuts would hamper the safety and at Irain operations House Slashes Foreign Aid By Mi lion Student Gain Anticipated At Maria High August 28 and 29 are the opening dates for the Maria High School Freshmen and sophomores will report to the Catholic girls school at Wednesday Aug 28 and juniors and seniors at the same time the following day Enrollment this fall is expected to top 500 an increase of about 40 from last year An orientation day will be held Friday Aug 30 to introduce freshmen to upper division dents Sister M Adalbert the principal will welcome the students at an assembly Friday A skit Our will be presented by reen Dunn Margery Shippy Mary Steward Jane Krembs and Sandra Lasecke After the assembly dents will proceed through a ular class schedule Sister Adalbert announced that a language lab will be a new feature at Maria this year ing up with progress in cations involves a challenge that the modern high school cannot she said Seven new faculty members will join Maria this year Sister M who has a bachelor's degree from DePaul University and a master's degree from Creighton University will teach typing shorthand and office training Sister M Evangelist who has a bachelor's degree from College in Cleveland and a degree from Kent sity will teach English and Sister M Heliodore who has bachelor's and master's degrees from DePaul will teach and music Sister M Henbert who holds a bachelor's degree from the Col- lege of St Scholastica in Duluth will return from a leave of ab- sence to teach science and gion Sister M Philomene who has a bachelor's degree from College in Milwaukee will teach geometry and religion Sister M who has bachelor's and master's degrees from Wayne University will teach English Sister M Xavier who holds a bachelor's degree from St Norbert College will teach speech and En- glish Other faculty members The Rev Henry Lee religion guidance counselor Sister M Ad- albert principal bookkeeping Sister M Alexine English senior chorus drum and bugle corps Sister M Andre Latin En- glish Sister M ant principal Spanish Sister M Colette American history can problems English Sister M Florence chemistry general algebra Sister M biology M nette English librarian Sister M shorthand gion Sister M Miranda Christian family living clothing Sister M Modesta English sical education Sister M Olivia art religion Sister M Rosabelle guidance counselor algebra ad- and Sister M Seraphica American problems world geography world history Clear Billion For Space Program WASHINGTON AP A com- promise authorizing more than billion for the civilian space program this fiscal year was by a conference hi Jhe big package was million to start building an electronics research center planned for the Greater Boston area which drew protests from Congress members In other areas President Kennedy initially asked and the House cut Ms about million with Jhe Senate restoring some j million of slashes j Solidarity March LONDON group of rica Asian and West Indian in London plan to march on the Embassy Aug 31 Jo express solidarity with jne Negro civil rights march in ington STREET SCENE IN HUE South Vietnamese soldier with rifle and bayonet stands on parapet overlooking street in city of Hue in South Viet Nam City and rest of nation is under martial law as a result of differences be- tween Buddhists and the government of Ngo Dinh Diem LODGE IN SAIGON Army Taking Over Diem's Ministeries By MALCOLM W BROWNE SAIGON Viet Nam AP Vietnamese armed forces appeared today to be taking over control of ministries in President Dinh Diem's administration without lenge to his over-all leadership The government announced all ministries will take orders from the military for the duration of the martial law period Amid political turmoil over the government's blows at its Buddhist opponents U.S Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge visited two monks who have lived in asylum in the American aid mission since escaping there from arrest U.S sources said Lodge Laird Says Treaty Points To New Pact WASHINGTON AP Rep Melvin Laird R-Wis said day it seems to be a foregone conclusion that as soon as the nuclear test ban treaty is effective a full effort will be made to a nonaggression pact be- tween the NATO countries and those in the Warsaw Pact Laird said in a statement that while ratification of tne treaty by tbe Senate does not commit the United States to accept a non- aggression pact it does set an immense psychological basis for such a pact A nonaggression pact Laird said could mean at least tacit approval by the U.S government of the existing divided Germany He It could also mean the tacit recognition of East Germany's status as a soverign and j pendent and ultimately it couM lead as well to the of West Germany Secondly it would signify the abandonment of those loving peoples in the captive i throughout the country tions who although close to de- censorship also continued j spair now would as s result of I All pagodas remained sealed off sources paid a courtesy call on the monks barely 12 hours after he arrived in troubled Saigon Thursday night as the envoy of President Kennedy's ad- ministration The visit of the tall old American diplomat to the yellow-robed refugees even before meeting Diem a Roman Catholic seemed significant Lodge was reported to have asked some American officials later to take suitable food to the monks who are vegetarians His predecessor Frederick E Nolting Jr was reticent about having any contacts with Buddhist monks The capital was alive with mors of general strikes Buddhist suicides and street fights but con- ditions appeared quiet with the Vietnamese army on watch under martial law Opposition to the action mounted in Diem's official family Foreign Minister Vu Van Mau was reliably reported to have resigned in protest shaved his head in the fashion of a hist monk and asked Diem's mission to make a religious grimage to India He was the third Vietnamese diplomat to resign in protest against the crackdown There was no indication how long martial law would continue A curfew continued at i Truck Explodes After Crash Growers Injured Two prominent Central sin potato growers were injured one of them critically when the in which they were riding exploded after a head-on collision with a car night In very poor condition is Henry Woodward 62 Route 1 Plainfield who suffered burns over at least 90 per cent of his body He is ex- to be transferred to the burn center at Milwaukee for specialized treatment Less seriously hurt was Michael J 56 Route 1 field Buffered several large scalp lacerations contusions and burns on his hands Also injured was Russell ma 17 Route 3 Wautoma the driver of the car who suffered a fractured forearm and multiple abrasions and lacerations His con- dition is not considered critical All were taken to Wautoma Memorial Hospital The accident happened west of Plainfield in the Town of Leola Adams County at about 8 o'clock According to the Adams County Sheriff's Department Reinsma and Woodward were traveling on ty Trunk D when they crashed head-on near the intersection with County Trunk Authorities were still not sure today how the accident happened but they believed the collision curred in Woodward's lane It took plate on a straight stretch of road Despite his injuries Reinsma pulled Woodward and out of flaming truck A Plainfield ambulance was ed and took them to the hospital Both vehicles were demolished Both Woodward and are among the potato ers in Wisconsin Most of ward's acreage is in the Town of Plainfield County 1 while land is mainly in tbe Towns of Almond and Pine in Portage County such a pact lose all hope of Laird also said it was possible that Cuba would be invited to join the Warsaw Pact countries alter by troops and police Most of the monks arrested In the SaJgon were Heine i he'd in n military compound on j the it learned Jhe conclusion of a nonaggression j Estimates of their number run to pact LOW or more President Kennedy has made it I There stiH was nc reliable in- Laird said that it is hoped ol casualties the the test ban treaty will form the basis for another step- In ail that I have seen or heard appears always to he a reference a non- pact as a possible second Laird said Nik Tito Head For Hideaway BELGRADE Y Soviet Premier Khrushchev took ofi today for a roundabout trip to President Tito's Island hideaway and talks there with the leader Khrushchev Tito and their wives flew south to Titograd the capital at raris A few hours before ar- rival Vietnamese opened lines U.S Embassy with the rest of Sasson The bad been J cut since the j resignation was preceded Thursday by those of Vael Nam's So the United Tran Van and bis who was Nam's observer at the United Nations The are the of Mrs Ngo Dinh Nhu the dent's politically powerful in-law who has urged severe measures against the Buddhists Chuong two weeks ago disavowed his daughter's stand accused her of lack of for tbt Buddhists Scientists May Seed Hurricane WASHINGTON flew from a Puerto Rican base toward Beulah day decade whether Jo seed the j storm with chemicals j A Weather Bureau spokesman saw the Navy planes carrying the scientists off from Roosevelt Roads Air Station about 8 this and are due back at 7 p.m Puerto Risan time The director of Project Storm Fury Dr Robert H Simpson of the Weather Bureau made the announcement in Miami Earlier the Weather Bureau reported was a path toward open seas with winds at the center of up to 80 miles an bow The seeding successful would soften Beulah's punch Her present course wiJl carry Jhe lady well north cf all Caribbean land areas GOP Dixie Coalition Cuts Deep WASHINGTON AP The House gave President Kennedy a stunning setback today by slashing lion from the foreign aid A coalition of Republicans and Southern Democrats put over the deep cut in a minute maneuver The authorization stood at The President had asked billion The House Foreign fairs committee cut that to billion and the surprise move day cut it million The reduction itself was pul into the on a roll call vott of On final passage a little later the roll call count was In the final vote 172 and 52 Republicans voted for the and 66 Democrats and 120 Re- publicans against it Both votes were a direct turn around from the record of day night's long session when ad- of the reduction lost all around The administration taken by surprise must look to the Senate to restore some of the cut The had stood at lion The cut The largest slice was lion off the Development Loan Fund Also cut were million from the Alliance for Progress million from the President's contingency fund and lion from the military assistance section Immediately after the vote the White House said that President Kennedy will make a statement personally at 4 p.m today Acting press secretary Andrew T er said the President would com- ment on the action by House Republicans The Senate has been considering a foreign aid of its own in committee This was interrupted by the hearings on the limited mi- clear treaty and the ate committee is not expected to get back fo foreign aid for at least several weeks Still to come is the appropriation that furnishes the actual ey the fiscal year which ed July 1 These major amendments were agreed ban on any aid to countries which ship to Cuba either by sea or by air one-year ban on any U S aid for a controversial steel mill at Bokaro India which would re- quire an initial U.S loan of million minimum interest rate of 2 per cent on loans from the De- velopment Loan Fund This would apply to about 70 per cent of the billion program which makes loans now at three-fourths of 1 per cent Administration gists hope to get it knocked out in conference with the Senates provision that 50 per cent of development loan funds be used for purposes of economic through private inter- prise This was fought by as possibly hampering such aid particularly in the Alliance For Progress While these ments House defeated at- tempts so make wholesale clashes in the President's contingency fund SI 2 billion military sistance and to the assistance program entirely The Weather Partly cloudy and warm with showers Low in 60s High Saturday Winds northeasterly 12 Temperatures Yesterday's maximum 82 Last night's minimum 62 Noon today 69 Precipitation 03 Five-day forecast peratures near normal high of 71 to and lows of ol to 60 Precipitation around half inch through most of period but mainly after end
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