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   Winona Daily News (Newspaper) - February 24, 1964, Winona, Minnesota                                Cloudy, Scattered Light Snow Tonight; Colder Tuesday WINONA DAILY NEWS RISES SETS FULL MOON FEBRUARY 27 109th Year of Publication WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1964 TEN CENTS PER COPY SIXTEEN PAGES 23 Hind In Kashr FIVE FATALITY SCENE This was the site of car-train collision Sunday afternoon which lefl the Rt. Rev. Richard Emery, Fargo, Episcopal bishop of North Da- kota, and four other persons dead. The accident occurred at the Grand Forks city limits on a dirt grade crossing of Episcopal Bishop, 4 Others Dead in N.D, Crossing Crash GRAND FORKS, N.D. Wi services at a country mission the University of North Dakola A passenger (ram rammed a near Oslo, Minn., about 20 miles here; Digelow's wife, Phyllis, the Northern Pacific Railway tracks. Station wagon in which the five victims and three survivors were riding is shown at left, while the train is slopped in the upper right corner. Two covered bodies of victims lie on the tracks. Men in center of photo are not identified. (AP Photofax) station wagon Sunday, killing five persons the Episcopal bishop of North Dakota, a uni- versity chaplain, the latter's wife and small daughter and a young Sunday School teacher. The other three occupants of the car, children, were injured been at morning critically They had north of here, and were driving to Grand Forks for another service when the tragedy occur- red at the north edge of the city Killed were the Rt. Rev. Rich- ard R. Emery, 53, Fargo, N.D. the bishop; the Rev. Edwin L. Bigelow, 39, Grand Forks, chap- Iain to Episcopalian students at Five Dead in State Mishaps By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Five persons died in as many traffic accidents in Minnesota over the weekend. The deaths raised the state's 1964 highway toll to 88, or 10 more than through this date last year. Union Boycott Of Wheat to Russia Holds By NEIL GILBRIDE MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP1- A union boycott blocking multi- million-dollar shipments of U.S. wheat to Russia continued today after the collapse of negotia- tions between labor leaders and secretary of Labor W. Willard Wirlz, Not one bushel of wheat will be loaded in U.S. ports until federal officials guarantee at Douglas Means, 18, named most valuable player on the Montevideo High School foot- ball team last fall, was kilied Sunday when his car was struck by a freight train east of Monte- video. Mrs. Rnssell Witiel, 34, Rush- more, Minn., and mother four, died Sunday when her car left Highway 16 near Adrian and overturned, Mrs. Clara Norrgard, 77. Clo- quet, died late Saturday. The car driven by her husband, Andrew, went out of control on snow-slick Highway 33 south of Cloquet. The machine went into a ditch and overturned, throw- ing the woman out. Her husband escaped with a hand cut. Gall Froehlfche, 18, was the victim of an unusual car-truck 34, their daughter, Pamela, 9, and Sharrell Simons, 19, a uni- versity freshman and the daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Simons, Mandan, N.D. Joe Christcnsen, a Northern Pacific Railroad policeman and a passenger on the train, said the train was going 30 to 35 miles per hour when the crash occurred. The engineer sounded the warning horn, Christensen added. Apparently the eight oc- cupants of the station wagon saw the train top late to stop. The car left skid marks only about a foot long. Bodies of the dead and in- jured were hurled from the car by the impact. One was thrown 40 yards. Lauren dayman, Wa- dena, Minn., newspaperman and a passenger on the train, was among the first persons to reach the victims. As dayman approached little Christopher Bigelow, 5, lying among the broken bodies, let out a cry and it became known not all'were dead. The others injured Kim- berly Schick, 7, and her sister Belhanie, 6, daughters of Mrs. Lowell Meier of Grand Forks. All three were severely injured and Belhanie was rushed lo a Fargo hospital for neurosurgery Dr. G. G. Thorgrimsen, coun- ty coroner, said there was no flashing signal at the crossing, dayman speculated it was pos- sible the driver's view might St. Ciair, Minn., late Saturday. The car she was driving was struck by the rear wheel section which came off a logging truck. Two companions, also Bemidji Slate College coeds, were seri- ously injured. They were Karen Glava. 18, and Janet Roslen, 20, least half of all grain shipments to Soviet bloc countries will go both of in American vessels, said Presi- dent Thomas W. Gleason of the Roger W. Aarnes, 21, Minne- apolis, died Saturday when his i aj-n-riio, vjami n [lull Ilia Longshoremen's sports car struck a tree in sub- j urban Richfield. He was a son of JIr- Forks, N.D. International Union. Eight ships ure ticrf up hy the boycott in Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports. IVirtz left for Washington aft- er four futile days of talks, say- ing Ihe union's demand raised urgent problems affecting U.S. foreign policy, balance of pay- ments and trade policy that could only be solved in highest level conferences in Washington. Wirlz failed in a last-minute plea to union officials to lift the vn uic iai boycott until such conferences the Shingo Mission could be arranged. President Johnson's personal j appeals to labor leaders alsoJTUCV'l I I Ail failed to budge the adamant ilntl LU JMIL stand of the unions. The longshoremen and other maritime unions had the full backing of Ihe AFL-C10 in re- sisting the Johnson adminislra- lion's request lo load the vvheal j (or Russia. Aarnes, 3 Ruby Trial Recessed for New Appeal BULLETIN DALLAS Wl The third jnror, a woman, was sworn In today in Jack Ruby's murder (rial. The newest juror Is Mrs. Mildred iWcCollnm, mother of six and a secretary for a building contractor. DALLAS Ruby's defense lawyers prepared to fly lo the Texas capital today to file a petition for a writ of mandamus before the state Su- preme Court. The mandamus would in- volve a ruling on whether per- sons who viewed on television the shooting of Lee Harvey Os- wald by Ruby could serve as jurors. A mandamus is an order by Supreme Court directing certain actions. The defense claims (hose who saw the shooting by Ruby of the man accused of assas- sinating President Kennedy are witnesses and Iherefore in- eligible under Texas law to be jurors in the case. Joe Tonahill, s defense al- torney, talked by telephone with George Templin, clerk of the Texas Supreme Court, in Austin, lhe capital. He told Templin that he and other de- fense attorneys would leave Dallas today by private plane. Judge Joe B. Brown, hearing the Ruby trial, called a recess in the trial shortly after it op- ened today. He and attorneys for both sides conferred in Brown's chambers. Chief defense counsel Melvin Belli came out of the judge's chambers anil talked with newsmen. He said, "The ques- tion is quile simple: Can a wit- ness be a He said thai technically, If the Texas Supreme Court up- holds the defense argument, he could subpoena as witnesses anyone who saw the television boy and scenes of lhe shooting, education at the University of! "e said thai the legal maneu- Minnesota. He served churches jver is connected with his peli- in Windom, Worthington, Jack- lion for transferring the trial snn. anH Alhnrf Minn awav frnm Dallas "T'm cum By ALAN M. KENNEDY NEW DELHI, India (AP) Twenty-three Indian policemen are. missing after a new out- break of violence between Pak- istan ar.d India in the troubled state of Kashmir. The Indian Defense Ministry lodged a protest with U.N. ob- servers, charging that troops from the Pakistani sector of Kashmir crossed the cease-fire line dividing the Himalayan state and attacked the Indian patrol Friday. Indian officials were able to account for only one member of the patrol. The ambush occurred near Keran, about 70 miles west of Srinagar, Kashmir's summer capital, the ministry said. Paki- stani troops crossed the cease- fire line along the Krishen Can- while other Pakistanis opened a barrage from the opposite bank, Pr.ess Communist Chinese the ministry said. rnier Chou En-lai, currently A spokesman for Min ister Nehru's Congress party .---_------n uull- JJVC, ncmuE, part) ga River and fired on the patrol said Pakistan may have deliber Barn Burns At Rochester, Loss ROCHESTER, Mirn. (AP) _ Fire swept a large stable on the Priebe farm near Rochester to- day causing damage estimated by the owners at Twenty-four head of riding and show horses and ponies were destroyed. Some of the animals lost.were valued up to each. Sev- eral animals were saved. Cause of (he blaze was not known, but it was believed to have started in the vicinity of an oil boater. The farm, known as the Mayo Priebe farm, is on Highway 52, 4V4 miles south of Rochester. WHERE INDIA CHARGES ATTACK The Bldian defense ministry today charged that Pakistani troops at- tacked an Indian patrol near Keran (A) after crossing cease-fire line dividing Kashmir. At Pakis- tan President Mohammed Ayub Kahn held three days of talks with visiting Communist Chinese Premier Chod En-lai. (AP Photofax Map) vit-um ui dji unusual trar-irucK unvci .1 view inigui. accident near her hometown of nave been obstructed by a grain elevator and another large building. Thnrgrimsen saM ji was very cold at the lime and lhe car windows were iighiiy closed. "Maybe they couldn't hear the train the coroner add- ed. William Norman, engineer on the Winnipeg to Minneapolis NP passenger train, and fireman Thomas N. McMahon. bolh of East Grand Forks, Minn., were hospitalized and placed under sedation following Ihe accident. A native of Pine Island, Minn. Emery moved to SI. Paul as a South Viet Nam Losing Despite Help From U.S. WASHINGTON be- coming more of a puzzle than a war. Nobody in this government, past or present, has given the American people a cold, factual report on what's happening or what's in store in South 'Viet Nam. Various official state- ments create confusion. South Viet Nam, after eight years of help from the United States in its war with the Red be- Buddhist Priest Badly Burned In Honolulu HONOLULU fAP) _ A 73- year-old Buddhist priest was OT, Jhe lawn of j Survivors include the widow two children, John, 19, andi son, and Albert Lea, fore becoming rector of St. away from Dallas. "I'm ___ we could find people who recor o e wo Paul's Church in Minneapolis in hadn't seen this on television if He was consecrated could try (he case in some in 1951. other ritv iio arW. 'Margaret, 15. other Belli said. He add- ed: "This is wearing Ruby down and wearing all of us down." Wacky Leap Year Day OTTAWA. HI. res-, After Ihan. Ihe mere male popu-, think we'll do il over in red and This country has over troops there, supposedly as ad- visers although some have been killed in the front lines, and has pumped in over billion in aid. Here are some points that puzzle Americans and probably Vietnamese, loo: Why haven't the latter tione more to win? Can they ever do better? Is this counlry just going to go on rocking along with them? Will it finally give up and pull out? Or will il try lo step up the war? South Viet Nam has had three government since October but lhe siluation is worse now than before: Presidenl Ngo Dinh Diem, who was in charge eighl years but nol successfully, was killed when a military junla took over in a coup. The junta was thrown out in a new coup by Maj. Gen. Nguyen Khanh. Last .Ian. 27 Secretary of De- fense Robert S. McN'arriara fold Congress the situation was "grave." The next day he said "I am encouraged by Ihe prog- ress of Ihe past two weeks." Gaulle's proposal to neutralize Viet Nam. Neutralization has hazards, wcle too. It could be interpreted sim-1 open the door for a Communis ply as an American face-saving! lake-over of all Viet Nam. device for pulling out of a tougl situation. Neutralization, ona the Americans were gone, migh Nominations for Oscars Announced HOLLYWOOD (AP) scored seven. Henry Fielding's baw- dy tale of 13th century England won lop honors in Motion Pic- ture Academy Award nomina- tions today, scoring in 10 cate- gories. the most expen- sive movie of all time, placed second with nine nominations for "Oscars." The epic western, "How the West Was followed eight, and a modern western, A decidedly British rac shaped up for best performanc by an actor. The contenders in eluded three Britons Albert Finney for "Tom Rich ard Harris for "This Sportin and Rex Harrison fo "Cleopatra." Also in the race were tw Americans: Paul Newman fo and Sidney Portier fo "Lillies of the Field." tely staged the ambush to im- ress Communist Chinese Pre- ing Pakistan. Indian officials expressed urprise over a joint communi- ue by Chou and Resident Mohammed Ayub Ihan Sunday pledging Red Chi- a's support of Pakistan in tha 'ashmir dispute. A government spokesman said othing startling could have merged from a meeting of jovernrnent leaders whose com- non denominator is dislike of ndia." Ayub, who has always pic- ured himself as a strong friend )f Ihe West, held three days of alks with Chou in the old Pun- ab city of Rawalpindi, 60 miles west of the Kashmir frontier. In the communique, Ayub iromised "friendly cooperation" vith his Communist neighbor to he north and said he would re- urn Chou's visit with trip to ''eking. Although Pakistan has re- ceived more than billion in economic and military assist- ance from the United States, the contained implicit swipes at Washington for the >60 million in U.S. military aid to India following the 1962 Chi- nese border attacks. Pakistan regards India as its jhief threat, with the Kashmir dispute as the principal issue setween them, and fears India will use the U.S. military aid against Pakistan. Man Sought for Slaying of Girl Is Found Dead DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Police were holding for further examination today the contents of a suicide note found with the body of a Des Moines man who had been sought for 12 days in the slaying of nis 15-year-old stepdaughter. Detective Capt. E. Dale Allen said the body, found in a car in a beanfield near Jefferson Sat- urday, had been positively iden- tified as that of Doyle D. Hile- man, 30. lineman was charged with the murder of pretty Diane McConnell. Allen would not discuss what the suicide note said. Hileman had been the object of an intensive search since his stepdaughter was shot down on a Des Moines street Feb. il oa her way to school. Authorities said it was possi- ble that Hileman, estranged from Diane's mother, might have driven after the slaying to the secluded farm field about 50 miles northwest of Des Moines. A hose from the exhaust pips had been fitted into the enclosed car. THEY'RE DRIVING HER CRAZY Sonic Booms Jested By CARL ROC.AN OKLAHOMA CITY Oklahoma City woman says her furniture is shrinking. Another person chides: "You think you're driving us nuts with those booms? Well, we're gonna drive you crazy with calls." An average of ,10 telephone calls, frequently along these lines, has jammed a special T.Th a' Ul. of Ollaws' the next andMatmn must watch its slcp-! whitc-at least as much as we '-as' Congress released Jel I j y g.v ?g wackiest holiday this vear is I and, incidentally, its pocket- can with lots of gay plastic or- more of what he said: That lee" MM Pre'idFeenti LeaP Yssr whe" and ribbons'" war.does not go well So may be Sailed for beine unmar-l Tim v..r Hilton is police magis- should still withdraw most cnU( switchboard within minutes aft- er a faster-than-sound Air Force plane breaks the sound bar- bread and huller for their peo said AFL-CIO President George Meany in backing the boycott, WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST WIXONA AND VICINITY Considerable cloudiness tonight, scattered light snow. Colder Bgain Tuesday. Low tonight zero to 12 above, high Tues- day 22-25. LOCAL WEATHER This year, the girls are rais- i Is ine funds for a row for.lhe she said alt's Leap Year day when a man, may be jailed for being unmar-j ried i ing funds for a'new'mobile rcs-l It's Saturday, Feb. 29. and cue unil which will go either lo i j even the victims the bache-i Ine fire department or lhe river' fvf' -lv rescue unil lhat palroles the ls brlbery afoot' g'.rs ac excited. The single ladies will lake over this northern Illinois cily of nearly persons for the once-in-a-quarirennium event. Miss Joyce Hayne, a secreta- ry in Ihe accounting depart- ment of Ottawa Silica Co.. will Illinois River. "Some men have sent flowers Dorothy Bender, who some of our prospective cily mayor four years ago. said thej she said. "We'll deal money will come from (he men i with those fellows." else. If there is one man who's apt Contributions are collected in'to ofMightly, it is Phil Rail- mayor now out of courl ey day: Maximum, 43; minimum, 6: noon, 11; precipitation, trace. Official observations for Ihe 21 hours ending at 12 m. to day; Maximum, 22; minimum, judge, fire chief, city prosecu- 2; noon, 22; precipitation, trace, lor, and the City Council posts. en's Club. Then, other girls will take the other city jobs police chief, decorated for the occasion will be the courtroom. "Oh says Miss Hayne. "We couldn't hold courl in a stuffy ordinary courtroom, I a move to organize bachelor resistance, Bailey's advice to men with such outlandish ideas: "Don't do it, fellows. You just can't win." American troops by 1965. He said the Vietnamese had the Sonic hooms from Flit! jets split Ihe center of Oklahoma Cily eight times B day for one purpose: to determine public lo determine if public opera- lions might restrict or stop fu- ture use of commercial jet car- go planes. Four homes, all less than 10 years old, also are equipped by the FAA with highly sensitive devices which measure the stresses created by sonic booms on the structures. Over the weekend one report from Washington said there was division between Ihe Defense Department and the Slate De- partrrwnt on what to do. it said some State Department officials felt statement on pulling cat was bad public re- lations because it might en- courage the Communists. Also last week Sen. Mike Mansfield of Montana, the Dcm- The tests began Feb. 3 and apparently most of the affected Oklahoma City and sur- rounding area residents seem to be adjusting rapidly to the joint Federal Aviation Agency and Air Force project. "There's a definite decrease in the number of telephone calls we're getting now." and FAA official said recently about the reaction on the scheduled 26 week test. ocrats' Senate leader, applaud- Oklahoma Cily, home of the ed McNamara's pull-out idea FAA's aeronautical center, is and urged consideration of French President Charles de lhe first heavily populated area to become a testing laboratory CITIZEN REACTION Diagram illustrates how thunder-like booms caused by supersonic jet aircraft break- ing Ihe sound barrier occur. Shock waves are created by the high speed of the jet as it breaks the barrier. As the waves hit the earth they are registered as loud hooms. The U.S. Air Force is purposely creating sonic booms in Okla- homa City to test the reaction of lhe citizenry. (AP Photo- fax Drawing)   

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