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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 30, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited far MM ntws paper that mokes oil North I o wans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition vou in PrtM and United Frttt InieraaUoaal Full MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST WJ UOc a Consists o Two No 174 5 more saved in Utah mine Final toll 18 MOAB Utah more trapped miners were rescued alive and in good condition Thursday night but 10 others were found dead Two were saved earlier The final toll was 18 killed The five found Thursday night were in surprisingly good condi tion in the same deep tunnel from which the other two escaped Wednesday morning the day aft er 25 miners were caught 3000 feet down by an explosion Eight men were already known dead when two rescue teams started a nowornever search for the remaining 15 late in the after noon Within 90 minutes June Craw ford chief engineer of the Texas Gulf Sulphur Co owner of the potash mine announced emotion ally Five survivors have been found in the cast shaft The men are walking out of that drift Then up they came by the lift grimy but smiling in such good condition there was little need of treatment Three hours after the rescue Crawford had to tell the tearful wives and parents still waiting by the mine what most of them had feared The last 10 men in the other tunnel where the blast oc curred were dead Amid some miners charges that safety precautions were lax at the mine plans were announced for a joint statefederal investiga tion starting Monday A slate of ficial said Well subpoena and question everyone who might have anything to say The last five survivors owed their lives to the first two and their own makeshift barricades that kept out deadly gases while they awaited rescue When Paul McKinney and Don ald Hatma started out the tunnel toward safety Wednesday they came across a ruptured air lina leading back to the other five They paused to fix it werent abla to get the ends completely to gether but came close It was enough Bova volunteer to go down Photofax SHARES THE LOLLIPOP Julienne Essen 3 cant even enjoy her lollipop by herself The critter getting in on the act is a Hereford owned by her dad Jene Essen Julienne and her father are getting the animal ready for competition in the annual Los Angeles Goiinty Fair which gets under way on Sept 13 in Pomona Calif Even JFK misses good old Grift WASHINGTON ft When Henry Griffin an Associated Press photographer went to the hospital his old friends wanted to cheer him So he got phone calls from President Kennedy and former Presidents Eisenhower and Truman Ken nedy also wrote a letter as Smothers sees little hope for 1963 tax action WASHINGTON Sen George A Smathers DFla said Friday he doubts that the Senate will act on President Kennedys tax cut bill this year Smathers thirdranked Democrat on the Finance Committee told a reporter the long delay in the House on the bill and the ability f a Senate tieup on civilrights him to the conclusion Not long ago I thought it was a cinch to go through thisjyear he said in an changed my mind Unlike the twohigherranked Democrats on the committee Chairman Harry F Byrd DVa and Sen Russell B Long DLa Smathers has strongly supported a tax cut The key to the Senate tax situ ation is the civil rights bill Smathers said If debate on that measure starts as expected in October and is pro longed for many weeks it will be impossible for the finance com mittee to make any headway with tax hearings he said Smathers estimated the public did Vice President Lyndon B Johnson and scores of senators and representa tives At 47 Griffin is a legend and as friendly as unabashed as noisy as cheerfully democratic as a pack of Airedale puppies The hundreds who know him with his loud husky voice and his oud braying laugh were shocked at the diagnpsis Cancer of the throat And theres relief that al though his voice oox has been re moved he is getting along nice ly I Just wanted you to know Kennedy wrote That we will be thinking of you and at the bot tom he scrawled in his own hand hearings on the tax cut might run sixto eight weeks withadditional tune needed for committee action on the measure Based on past experience the committee expects to hear about 200 witnesses on the bill Byrd a vays has followed a policy of scheduling every applicant al Best of Offtiandi Griff appear ike the type the worlds great cotton to Ke got through a year of high school but all that edu cation didnt corrupt the primi ive man His talk remained pun gent and on him it sounded nat ural On Jan 2 1933 he joined the AP in his native Baltimore anc soon showed the stuff required for the rough life of a spot new photographer A year later he came to Wash ington Then the war Nort Africa Italy France Germany Poland In December 1945 was back home Legends become impossible 1 unravel It certainly was true that he once almost knocked Eisenhower out July liquor sales show large jump Cash registers at Iowas 190 state liquor stores rang up 325 more in sales in July than for the same month a year ago and sales at Mason Citys store accounted for of the in crease Iowas new liquor by the drink lay became effective July 4 and this increase in sales is attribu ted to a large degree to liquor licensees stocking their bars Total tales for July in Iowa amounted to as com pared to for July of 1962 In Mason City July sales were compared to 117 in July of 1962 Mason Citys sales for the year ending in June were 469 compared to for the year ending in June of 1962 a drop of about The liquor in Iowa for the fiscal 196263 ending June 20 were a drop of from a year ago when liquor totaled Immediately after Gov Har old Hughes took over as gover nor last January the state start ed cracking down on liquor vio lations As a result liquor sales started to dip North Iowa though he has asked some indus tries affected By a bill to consoli date their testimony Normally by mooting morning and afternoon the committee hears about 10 witnesses a day But during the civil rights fight it will be able to sit only in the morning and not even then ifthe Senate convenes earlier than the usual noon meeting time The Finance Committee now is expected to receive the bill in the latter part of September As ten tatively approved by the House Ways and Means Committee will call for a net income tax re duction of billion in tw stages with the first scheduled t take effect Jan 1 1964 Fire in feed mill at Klemme fire of an unde icrmined origin caused several housand dollars worth of dam age to the feed mill of the Klemme Coop Grain Co here Thursday night The fire which This cameoh Nov4 1952 at the end of Ikes presidential cam paign The general was posing for pictures in Boston and Griffwas trying to move a ciock that miessed up the shot But it slippedand down it went on Ei senhowers bald head For once Griff was mortified he returned only after Eisenhower his wound swelling but not serious insisted he come back Its also true he fell for Tru man Griffin was on a press plane accompanying Truman to Kansas City The ramp was pushed up to the door and then unaccoiinta bly removed Griff always in a was discov ered about 5 pm was between the walls of the feed mill It took the Garner fire department and three volunteers from the Mason City department until 5 am Friday to locate and ex tinguish the fire The loss was covered by in surance according to Marvin Lemke coop manager THRONE AN D FELLIN SLEPT HERE The above photo by Department of Mines shows the Sheppton Pa coalmine shaft which miners David Fellin and Henry Throne used as their bedroom when trapped in the shaft for nearly 14 days by a mine cavein before they Photofax were rescued A miners belt hangs on a timber while on bottom at left is a sleeping bag coveralls in center and thermos bottles at right Picture taken with 35mm camera with speecllight lowered by rope 300 feet into mine and fired electronically Reserve right to vote for pact reservations hurry fell 12 feet to the concrete below He fractured six ribs one o which pierced a lung Truman sent his own physician Gen Wallace Graham along to make sure Griff got the best of care Well it seems strange to find noisy brash Griff silenced forced to learn to speak again and now reduced to tapping out replies over the phone two taps for yes one for no But his friends great and low ly will be pleased to know the taptap sounded jaunty like a man who soon will be ready for anything Cuba students lose passports in New Yorfc WASHINGTON Karl E Mundt RS D questioned Friday whether the topheavy committee vote to put the limited nuclear test ban treaty before the Senate necessarily means the pact will be ratified without reservations He had some support among other members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 16 to 1 Thursday to recommend ratification without the attachment of special provisos but most crats and some Republicans er on1 disagreed Mundt was one of the majority n the committee vote but in a tatement Friday he pointed out hat he and a number of other committeemen reseved the right o vote for any needed reserva ions or against ratification of the realy itself ourselves in great difficulties lat Sen J W Fulbright chairman of the foreign relations commit tee predicted there will be no Weather outlook Clear and continued cool Friday night teew in tower Fair and a litHe warmer Saturday hifht W 2 Inside The Globe NEW YORK Amer ican students who defied a State Department ban on travel to Cuba returned by plane from Madrid Thursday night many of them still defiant of US policies Some of the students staged a standin at Idlewild Airport to protest a government announce ment that their passports would be invalidated The standin ended two hours later when they were told their passports would not be marked nvalid However each student was presented with a State De artment letter noting that his or icr passport had been suspended because of the trip to Cuba We consider this another vic tory said Lee Levi Laub of New York a former Columbia Univer sity student Ten of the students were sub poenaed to appear Sept 12 before the House Committee on Un American Activities When the group left their plane most of them walked into the Cus toms Building quietly Mundt along with some of the others said he will study any ad ditional data onthe pact from he Senate Armed Services Com mittee or the SenateH o use Atomic Energy Committee before taking a final position Debate starts Sept 9 Meanwhile retired Adm Ar thur W Radford former chair man of the Joint Chiefs ofStaff sharply criticized the treaty in a than 20 votes and he expects and hopes there will be less Sen George D Aiken RVt who originally forecast at least a 4 to 1 majority said Friday he would not be surprised if oppo letter to the committee CASTRO ALERTS the Cu ban Army reports say Page 2 SCHOOLS TO GET all the general aid requested Page 3 WARNING TO women notify the police Page 6 NEW HIGH SCHOOL plans face Mason City school board Page 9 only about five disliked wha they saw in Cuba Larry Phelps one of those served with a subpoena said h is from North Carolina and is graduate of the University o North Carolina I cant understand why I was served Phelps said Of course Ill have to go there Washing Philip Luce of New York City Trapped miner sighted TV camera may have seen him SHEPPTON Pa UP tale Mines Chief H Beechcr harmbury said Friday a man vould be lowered more than 300 eet underground in an effort o find trapped miner Louis 3ova The decision to lower a vol unteer was made after a tele vision camera dropped into a chamber where David Fellin and Henry Throne were trapped for 15 days recorded what looked like the entire body of a man As a result of seeing television image this morning it was decided although not unanimously that we have enough evidence for someone to go down and take a look Charmbury said said a volunteer whose name would riot be disclosed until his mission was completed to prevent his family from wor descend some time Friday afternoon Rescuers readied rope and a parachutetype harness of the type used to rescue Fellin and Throne Theres been some rather ntercsting observations with tie TV camera down the hole In one location down there t appears to you have o be very careful with this t appears to be a mans body down there We are by no means sure of this The unidentified object first was sighted early Friday by But one j jcontended that in going to Cuba student not identified cfllpntc thnir students had exercised their it 1 1 I I Lilt lldU XUVUl I Jivil fell to his knees and ksscd the conslitutional rignts and had vio ground A spokesman for the group said five students decided not to take part in the Idlewild demonstra tion The spokesman added that foreign relations nents mustered no more than 12 to 15 votes Ratification requires a twothirds majority or 67 if alll the 100 senators vote Sen Russell B Long cast the only committee vote against recommending ratifica tion without any reservationHe called Thursdays vote prema ture and said his action does not necessarily mean he will op pose the treaty on the floor after further study called tne pact imprecise and vague ami said that unless we insist upon clarification now we will fiodl ground Editorials Comics 5 Society news Mason City news 19 Latest markets V North Iowa news N Sports news 1112 Television news 1214 Clear Lake news li Classified 1119 XRAY MAN DIES CHARLOTTE AMALIE V I The treaty would ban testing Edgar Lilienfeld 81 the atmosphere under water physicist whose experiments in outer space but not under jhclped perfect the modern X Iray tube died Wednesday atcd no rules or laws He re erred to the Cuban visit as a magnificent experience to all The United States restricts tra vel to Cuba with which it has no diplomatic relations Richard Thome of Berkeley alif a Negro told newsmen I saw schools in Cuba and no dis1 kill County detective Dan Bova a brother of the miner missing since the cave in Aug 13 But because the picture came from the same cHarnber where Fellin 58 and Throne 28 had been trapped 14 days before their rescue most fore Charmbury held his news Dan Bovas observation with skepticism District Ally Harry Light house arrived at the scene Sll see if there is any foul play to be investigated Light house said Ive heard about some puzzling developments Im pulling everyone on notice that there could possibly be something in my jurisdiction Lighthouse was accompanied by William Kcuch chief Schuyl crimination The party leaders were honest Don Rainman a University of California student remarked The people have an unprecedent ed enthusiasm for Fidel Castro They have not lost their zeal for the revolution The students who originally numbered 59 went first to Czecho slovakia then Havana They went to Madrid from Havana last Sun day Of the original 59 one died in Both Fellin and Throne had said they did not see Louis Bova 54 from the time of the cavein until they were hauled to safety more than 300 feet on Tuesday The earlier report that hu man form had been sighted said that it was in a sitting po sition head bent over drawn up knees Fellin and Throne were in total darkness in the chamber Pholofax KISSES USA ON RETURN FROM CUBA Cuba three remained there one returned earlier to Boston and four decided to stay in Madrid a bit longer Concerning the invalidation of their passports Clark Foreman director of the Emergency Civi liberties Committee said the courts would have to decide whether such a procedure was legal HELEN RICH DiES NEW YORK Helen Rich 66 Broadway beauty of the 1920s died Wednesday of can cer BOVA Please turn to page 2 SAME DATEW2J74   

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