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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 27, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                                Daily Newspaper newspaper that makes all North lowant neighbors CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL ioj AwocUUd Pnm and United fnu UUnuUoiul Full Vint MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST V 1HJ lOe HAZLETON Pa UPI If Henry Throne was not con fined two weeks in a mine I would never have him as a patient in a hospital Dr Peter Saras said Tuesday Dr An thony Fedulla said Divid Fellin looks as good as new to me Alter two weeks in a dark and cold cubicle in the earth the two miners had been put on stretchers wheeled to waiting helicopters and flown to the Hazleton State General Hospital Both men had minor com plaints and both will remain at miners get doctors OK the hospital for several days But the pair endured their or deal with remarkable hardiness according to their physicians One of the first requests made by Throne 28 was for a cheeseburger with all the trimmings and he was ob served later sitting upright in bed and sipping a bottle of beer The 58yearold Fellin chose soup and a hamburger Both men were reunited with their wives Anna Fellin wept for joy Fellin according to Dr Fedul la will remain in the hospital about a week The physician re ported the miners blood pres sure normal but said he had a slightly fast heart beat A slight tingling in Fcllins feet was attributed to cold tempera tures underground and his in ability to move freely Dr Fedulla Fellins physician for 10 years said his patient was happy and glad to be back on earth and showed no signs of anxiety He traced Fellins durability to the fact that the miner was a spiritual man with a firm belief in God Dr Saras said Throne would remain in the hospital at least 48 hours and maybe more Throne also complained of ting ling in the feet and had slight lacerations on the right hand sustained from brushing against coal Throne was described as in excellent spirits and jovial with no complaints One of the first attentions giv en the two men was to bathe them removing two weeks of accumulated grit plus grease they had put on to case the as cent through the narrow escape hatch Pa and singing all the way Henry Throne and David Fellin were lifted to the surface Tuesday un harmed in a safety harness from more than 300 feet underground where a mine cavein trapped them 14 days ago The rescue climaxed a drama that caught worldwide attention a drama mixed with faith cour age frustrations and the heart warming stream of good humor that flowed constantly from Throne and Fellin But the joy was tempered with concern for the third trapped miner Louis Bova 42 who was last beard from a week ago Tues day He was separated from them by 25 feet of debris and four ef forts to drill a small lifeline hole to him like the one which reached Throne and have been unsuccessful Could peel oranges giant RESCUED Henry Throne 28year3d Hazleton Drainer who was rescued after two weeks underground in a mine cavein is in a wheel chair in a hospital Freshly shaved and showered Throne was wheeled from the roomwhere he was under observation Lodge Nhu hold 2hour meeting leaf HAZLETON Pa dont know of any com parable featMike can peel an orange with that thing But the last six inches nearly drove me out of my mind Speaking was Nelson Stauffer who had charge of drilling operations the rescue of two trapped be pulled outand Ranks nerve mmers less drilling resumed He stopped tfie driii every few el Conn who operated the giant minutes At men in drilling rig for the final hours of the communications tent estimat the escape hole for ed six inches to go Rank resumed drilling at Then dramatically rescu ers heard Fellin shout it SAIGON Viet Nam US Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge conferred for more than two hours Tuesday with Ngo Dinh Nhu the influential younger brother of President Ngo Dinh Diem on South Viet Nams politicalreligious crisis They met at the request of Rail strike woud cripple Parcel post mailing will have to be restricted at Mason City other communities across the the potential rail road strike starts Wednesday night Mason City Postmaster Henry Pehdergraft said Tues day Arrangements have been made to airlift firstclass mail letters and post cards to all points However no parcel post pack ages would be accepted for sending more than ISO miles from Mason City That would allow package mailing to points throughout nearly all of Iowa and a large part of Minnesota Transportation would be by truck within that area The same restrictions would apply to secondclass mail which includes newspapers and magazines and to thirdclass mail Postmaster at Rudd dies Clay 73 post Blaster here died in Minnesota Monday night He had suffered a stroke Sunday while vacation ing at Aitkin Funeral arrange ments are incomplete Sbeck Funeral Home Nora Springs will be in charge Nhu who heads the secret police Whatever the trend of the dis cussion there were indications the strict army rule of Saigon was relaxing even though the people were warned soldiers have orders to shoot into any illegal gathering Continued tension was re flected in postponement of a Ra tional Assembly election sched uled for Saturday The official Viet Nam press agency an nounced in a broadcast dis patch Diem has ordered the election put off until flirther notice North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy Wed nesday with Mattered shew end thunderstorms A IHtte warmer Tuesday night lews in mid Os Little change in temperature Wednesday highs in mid Ms Weather details en Page 2 Henry David Fellin 58 and Throne 28 Monday night So ticklish was the work that near the end observers could count the revo lutions and fig ure to inches just how far Rank had boredin an hour And this with an 18inch bit on the end of more than 300 feet of steel tubing while op erating a 65 ton machine that can cut a 48inch hole through solid rock The last seven inches teak al most an hour I just felt the last few min utes I would go out of my mind said Fellins wife Anna It didnt bother me a bit until 1 was I got a little shaky said Rank 1 think Im about as pleased as anybody Rank also was at the controls when the escape hole was first opened on Friday Both times he faced the possibility that a wrong move could send tons of coal crashing down on Fellin and Throne At pm Monday Fellin said he would pull the plug at the bottom of the escape hole At he said it was too tight to Throne started up at am and reached the surface at am a 17minute trip he de scribed as the best ride 1 ever had Fellin started at am and reached the surface at His rescue took 8 minutes and 15 seconds H B Charmbury Pennsylvania secretary of mines said work on an escape hole for Bova similar to the 18inch shaft used to free Fellin and Throne will be started shortly along with a new three inch drilling The men were examined in a first aid tent then quickly re moved by two helicopters to the Hazleton State Hospital nine miles away where a special ward was prepared for them Mrs Fellin a Roman Catholic made the sign of the cross prayec and wept tears of joy when she received the news that the rescue hadbeen accomplished The safety harness pulled by a winch and cable arrangement had been considered only for an emergency but it worked smooth ly Charmbury and other officials changed original plans to use a steel capsule because of a bend in up Take it up The time was drill had completed the escape hole Rank a solidly builtsixfooter is employed by the Gill Drilling Equipment Co of North Branford Conn He was on a service call in nearby Carbondale when his boss asked him to stop by the cave in After the initial breakthrough Friday he went home to keep a doctors appointment then came back because I had to be here the 18inch escape hole which caused fears that the cap sule might catch When Charm bury announced the harness would be used he asked lis listeners to say a prayer for be men Im coming up yelled Throne as the harness ropes snapped aut about him Im comine up Boy a ride this is said Throne halfway up At one point when he was stopped because a tangle devel oped in his communication line and a rope he remarked that the MINERS Please turn to page 2 Oir S Fellin to quit mineAnna wins HAZLETON Pa Fellin is getting her way at last For a long long while the wife of Davey Fellin rescued with Henry Throne from two weeks en tombment in a coal mine has wanted him to give up mining After what he has been through Fellin has promised his wife to call it a day underground Dr Anthony Fedullo Fellins own physician came out from a session with his celebrated patient Tuesday morning and quoted Fellin as saying that Anna wins OUT OF HIS PRISON This is how AP Dave Fellm looked in a Hazleton Pa miner were rescued from a twoweek f hospital after he and a fellow coal imprisonment in a coal mine Senate spins wheels over rail legislation WASHINGTON Senate appeared be spinning its wheels on to avert nationwide railroad strike Thursday and leaders doubted the emergency measure could be passed in Although there was speculation he railroads would withhold striketriggering new work rules f Congress appeared to be on the terge of passing legislation a railroad spokesman said no J E Wolfe chief negotiator for he carriers said oriMonday they definitely would not grant an ex ension of their deadline am Thursday During the long Senate debate Monday there were mutterings for less talk and more action When are we going te start voting demanded Sen Norris Cotton RNH We cant settle this thing on hot air Sen Warren G Magnuson floor manager for a bill approved by the Senate Commerce Committee which he heads said he thought there could be general agreement on a measure Tuesday night al Lhough passage might be delayed beyond the deadline To move things Magnuson DWash said he would be willing to accept a more limited arbitra tion biil approved Monday by the House Commerce Committee The House hopes to vote on this bill Wednesday An amendment was offered bring the Senate bill into line with the House measure amid indica tions it was picking up sup port But the track was far from clear Sen WayneMorse DOre an nounced that if the Senate leaders intended to rush the bill through I serve notice they will not suc ceed May jump the gun on railroad strike Inside The Globe IKE ENDORSES treaty with reservations Page 2 NATIONS CRIME rate continues soaring PageS KOREAN orphan learns to smile in North Iowa Page 15 Editorials 4 Society news47 North Iowa news 1 f ii 11HjTrainmen saida disruption of Clear Lake news 13jservice may begin during the Latest markets Hirush hour Wednesday morning ftal f IA M Morse favors a modification of President Kennedys proposal for settling the dispute by turning it over to the Interstate Commerce Commission That plan was re jected by the Commerce Commit tee After a caucus assistant Sen ate Democratic leader Hubert H Humphrey said he thought a vote would be taken Tuesday but it all depends on Sen Morse NEW YORK UPI The leader of the Long Island Rail Road Union threatened Tuesday to jump the gun on a nation wide rail strike set for mid night Thursday Harold Pryor general chair ulcd start of the nationwide walkout My advice to Long Island commuters is to take Wednes day off Pryor told a news con ference He said the morning rush hour services would be man of Lodges 1090 and 517 of seriously affected VIA n ft M the Brotherhood of Railroad Mason City news Pryor said the LIRRs 1600 Rail strike would strand many iLjrui aaLu me iow H trainmen have been summoned Farm news 17 to a 11 am meeting Wednes Classtfied pages 13 hours before the sched WASHINGTON AP Leaders continued to pledge calm and dig nity for their massive civil rights march on Washington Wednesday But apprehension stfll hung in the transportation about the uncertainty of numbers about an unexpected spark of violence The railroad unions have set a nationwide strike for midnight Wednesday night if new work rutes go into effect then It is a strike that could leave thousands wary demonstrators stranded and milling in Washington on digs in for massive march Congress was set Tuesday to con tinue its try at legislation that would prevent the strike The uncertainty about numbers was accented early Tuesday when a spokesman for the march head quarters Sy Posner reported that about 2000 of the persons around the country who had planned to join in the demonstration were having financial difficulties and would able to come to the capital Posner said the Southern Chris tian Leadership Conference led by the Rev Martin Luther King Jr had sent about to its head quarters in Atlanta to help cover the transportation costs of 200 marchers from Albany Ga and 100 from Savannah Ga Police meanwhile prepared to cope with the massive crowds but they still were not sure just how many people trains planes buses and cars would stream into the city for the march But police were sure the crowds would be big Estimates range from 100000 to 250000 With crowds of this size come the potential for trouble A Philip Randolph president of the Brotherhood of Railway Sleep ing Car Porters and the director of the march told the National Press Club Monday We have taken the utmost precaution to that violence will not occur But he added I will not stand here and tell you I hnow there will be no violence Human beings are fallible The mass meeting scheduled at Lynbrook Long Island is for discussion of the rail strike The Long Island Rail Road is the largest line in the nation serving commuters exclusively Rails to stop taking freight WASHINGTON W The rail roads confronted with the pos sibility of a nationwide strike Thursday said that most will stop accepting freight be fore the strike deadline Some special trains and buses begin rolling toward the capital Tuesday carrying demonstrators from afar A special freedom train for example is scheduled to start on its way no later than 6 pm and head through Florida Georgia and South Carolina pick ing up passengers in the South The train is expected in Washing ton before 10 am Wednesday Most special trains and buses however will not start on their way until eariy Wednesday SAME OUck MCMII a It   

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