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Winona Daily News (Newspaper) - May 23, 1960, Winona, Minnesota PAIR Mild Tuesday DAILY NEWS City Traffic Box Scorl RISES SETS NEW MOON MAY 25 Flood Threatens Along Minnesota 105th of Publication MAY 23, 1960 Accidents Killed Injured Damage 149 742 33 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The normally placid Sand Creek moved back into its banks today a sudden and damaging flareup at and townspeople moved back into homes soggy with As Jordan residents bent to the Clean-up battle and viewed the havoc wrought by the town's worst other southern Minnesota communities kept wary eyes on threatening The Minnesota River was a major focal So were the which flow into the Blue Earth a tributary of the One Blue Earth County farm family fled Sunday when the Cobb inundated the Five families left low-lying homes in R. M. chairman of the Red Cross in Scott said about 50 Jordan families needed financial help to repair damage to their On the Daily News For Reports on City Planning The Winona Daily News today received a special tation from the American Society of Planning The first among its kind to was presented at the society's annual national planning ence at the Americana Miami W. G. Winona's city accepted the award for the Daily is with Ladislas Segoe city planning The journalism award presented by the society went to the Minneapolis Citations were ed to the Daily Milwaukee Monterey Peninsula Herald and New York DAILY for excellence in continued inter- of and ing public opinion adoption of specific planning Dennis executive di- were de- lighted by the quality of the many entries we received from all over For the text Ihe award Daily him to Page 3. the United The entries as well as the awards strate that there is an awareness of and interest in community ning among the small as well as the large newspapers in this We believe that this interest must grow as urban life in erica The awards were made for cles that appeared during 1958 or or a series which ing either of those Each entry was rated as or Quality of technical Quality of Comprehensiveness of Graphic Editorial Impact on Judges in the competition CARL W. director of public University of Bert city manager of and lecturer at Northwestern and Aaron cily who has directed the Philadelphia Council on City Planning since 1952, and formerly worked as senior planner with the delphia CHy Planning TRY AGAIN SAN This der went out over the police shoot rat which bit boy lo see if he has Turks Close Colleges in Student Riots Turkey The shutdown of Turkish colleges and universities has been to the fall and new restrictions been imposed on the capital Mo check Students have been in the fore- front of campaign against the strongarm rule of Premier Adnan They have succeeded in rousing only scattered port from the College suspended for a month on April 28 following lent were due to resume Instead Ihe government Sunday ex- tended the closure order to July 33, a month after Turkish schools normally close for the Schools for the training of ers were The Cabinet did not make clear whether the shutdown applied to the Turkish army War whose paraded three hours Saturday in sympathy wilh the ment Martial law was tightened in Ankara to turn the capital of persons into a virtual ghost city at Czech Gas Kills 54 Miners Czechoslovakia explosion believed caused bv methane gas killed 54 miners day in a coal pit at the big in- center of Ostrava miles east of basis of the first applications re- he estimated damage may average about per If similar damage was sustained by families not needing damage alone in Jordan would There was no estimate of damage to business property or community Gooey mud lay two to three feet deep in streets and houses were Huge chunks of Highway 21 were ripped out by the floodwaters day and An estimated 8 lo 10 inches of rain hit the Jordan shooting the Sand Creek over its Townspeople pumped out scraped mud from and moved appliances outdoors where they could dry out in the sun. The deluge sent two down the Minnesota One was expected in a day or so. The about next expected to top off downstream from Mankato about 18 inches higher than the crest of April 5-10. The Weather Bureau also pre- Minnesota River crests one to three ieet above flood stage at C h a s k a and Savage and Five families at the north end of Mankato Sunday night lelt their all on lowlands near the after their ments filled with Cily crews worked all night building dikes around the Mr. and Mrs. Robert Boehlke and their two plus stock and were evacuated Sunday from their farm bordering the Cobb River 10 miles south of High water also knocked out several bridges in Blue Earth on State Highway 256 over the LeSueur about two miles south of blocked off after a portion of the Two bridges over Maple on County Road 106, also were 'A mile north of Minnesota a Maple River bridge carrying County Road 14 went Thousands of acres of southern Minnesota farmland were under Some farmers in the mont area said they might lose as much as 50 per cent of their cash income because of the rains which set back the corn and soybean season and drowned corn planted only last 7 Killed in French Race AIX LES France WI An auto race crowd saw seven persons fatally injured on Ihe track here and 300 of the spectators stormed the box office demanding their ey back when the race was halted The small riot broke out after a wooden foot bridge over the track collapsed and plunged 50 spectators into the path of a speeding racing The driver and five persons trapped in the wreckage were killed and 35 ers One of the an Iranian diplomatic died in a Driver Chris 30, of was 125 miles an hour on Ihe sixth lap of the race when the bridge gave way spilling people in front of lit had no time lo apply his CITY IS THEIR MUD PIE Three Minn Van ft 7" The f afler The flood left behind an ocean of two lo three feet deep in some streets and aking most of a generally miserable situation are IP Pal M- Kmitson 15 and Owen H. Hemenway New DFL National Move Seen Slap At McCarthy By ADOLPH JOHNSON MINNEAPOLIS Four new top party officers today opened campaign lo re-elect Democratic Farmer to the slate and national offices they now hold and to win the one now held by a Ray Hemenway of Albert slate chairman for the last six unseated Gerald Heaney of national for the same in the only convention The vole was 503.8 for 331.2 for Hubert Humphrey and Eugene McCarthy and ville Freeman indicated a ence for keeping the two men in the posts they but made no effort in convention to push their point of regarded the outcome as a slap at the three but pointed to the generous applause Humphrey and Freeman received when they appeared at the closing session of the day The effort to make a change in the national came as a surprise to most name was presented lo the convention committee late Friday and he waited nearly -jA hours before indicating ha would accept if By then the contest had become the biggest thing at the Both his opponents and his porters praised Heaney as a loyal party but his foes called him high arrogant and Heaney appeared on Ihe form at the session with the party candidates and but did not He said when SEVEN CENTS PER COPY NAMED Mrs. and Ray Albert were named by the state convention Sunday to represent the state party on the Democratic National Com- his defeat became apparent that he would continue to work for the party in his home district to the extent his business and family He said he would resign from the national committee im- mediately so Hemenway could take over before the national con vention in elected to top party posts were Mrs. Joseph of named national com- to succeed lone Hunt of who Adrian 45, St. Paul councilman and ful candidate for mayor in Hie recent cily chosen slate chairman to succeed Hemenway and Mrs. M. W. Malone of elected stale chairwoman in succession to Mrs. The for national com- overshadowed and de- layed other scheduled convention The convention chose U gales at large lo Ihe national Democratic convention and ed a resolution urging to vote for Sen. Humphrey on the first Tidal Waves Rip 9 Dead of SUCh as in of heavy earthquakes shook central and capital city of Santiago on Ihe Pacific cc southern Ihe past two days left wreckage by radio from 350 Dead in Chile Quake By THOMAS J. STONE SANTIAGO Chile Two days of shattering earthquakes lowed by giant waves have left at least 350 persons dead or missing m south and central Chile and leveled buildings in nine Aid was rushed from Lalin American neighbors and U. S. bases surged over a small village near the AnCUd Sunday The Ministry announced at least 130 persons were missing and presumed ed. Another series of quakes jolted the battered area for Ihe second straight boosting Ihe count from tremors alone lo 220. Officials reported another 1..500 in- Casualty figures were ex- to mount as wrecked com- wore The quake was Chile's since 1033, when more llian persons perished in the same Official reports laid the tidal wave near Ancud washed away 100 villagers and sank a boat 30 None of the bodies have been A tidal wave of hot sea water was reported to have hit 235 miles south of and amateur radio messages dieted a heavy Tlie port of several miles below also sent out pre- a distress call after it was struck by a 10-fool The U.S. Coast Guard issued a lidal wave alert for the California as a result of tides by the Chilean Coast Guard stalions in Oregon and Washington also were In the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey reported a tidal wave might reach the Hawaiian but did nol issue an Tremors rocked the provinces of and Two tremors shook a city of Iwo sending fleeing into the but no damage Soviet Fishing Boat Leaves Sick Crewman in ATLANTIC The crew of a fishing prepared lo head for the open sea confident that an ailing comrade was gelling good care from Hie The 120-fool planned to resume fishing lor three or four days and return to pick up Ihe hospitalized said Viktor A. a Soviet Embassy The Ivan wat in good condition recovering from an upper respiratory in- He grinned at newsmen who finally got lo sec him The husky red-haired sailor ly flashed an English The got Coast Guard permission lo dock Saturday after was stricken nt Tlic crew said they bad come of the usual fishing grounds ing for told newsmen through an interpreter that was ful for Ihe care he had gotten at Atlantic City expected Americans be human he I have found thai They are very fine The 26-year-old native of Ka- was afraid for my and I hey are curing St. Olaf College Soprano New Miss Minnesota ST. PAUL Jean Marie Elverum sang Fine and it materialized into her selection as Miss Sat The brown-haired a 22- year-old St. Olaf College came into the pageant as Miss one of Ihe 17 survivors of four regional She goes on to the Miss America ganza in Atlantic Judges decided Miss Elverum was tops in Ihe evening gown Her dark brown hair ami blue-green eyes were set off by a while In the talent her from Puccini's Madam Butterfly was warmly Miss is a soloist with Ihe famed St. Olat College choir nt Her appearance in a swimming suit also highly ments of are nicely dis- along a inch She weighs 114 Mr Jean Marie Elverum Problem for Kennedy Aftermath of Earthquake South America HONOLULU Awesome tidal generated by Chilean rolled across the causing an unknown number and great damage in the Hawaiian The waves ripped away docki and set boats ing less violently al points along the U.S. mainland's city wi the big It- land of was hardest hit by Ihe tremendous surging some six feet above normal al their Damage in city of 25.000, reportedly exceeded that in a destructive tidal wave in. April 19-16. Mass evacuations because of forewarnings sharply cm the es in the Hawaiian All deaths occurred time in Many persons were injured and others reported trapped One eyewitness said the hit the roar ot a freight The massive waves rolled across the Pacific from their birthplace on Chilean where a continuing series of heavy earthquakes and tidal waves caused more than 330 deaths and tremendous Floating docks and were torn away at San Kerry service in San Diego Bay was Waves there rosa four to five feet above At Los Angeles the tidal twill was followed by an extremely low tide that broke mooring set some boats adrift and broke yacht pier When the waves reached San they raised the tidal level by only about a The waves smashed the Island of Hawaii in four mighty with Hilo taking the of it. Hilo is on Ihe northeast coast of the easternmost in the The biggest wave lix at a. a. m. sending a wall of water into the Hilo theater and ing the city in darkness when it shorted out city's power The first of today's struck at a. m. On Hawaii the alarms was sounded at a.m. EST. and In lulu's plush Beach resort area and other law lying coastal zones were evacuated to higher in were moved out of the swank of areas in Hilo and oilier coastal towns was completed by 10 p. m. Hilo is some 200 miles southeast ot The which ranged in size three to more than six struck at famed Waikiki Beach in Honolulu anil all of the other lands in the Civil Defense authorities said the death toll might have been much higher if residents had not been warned to head for higher Police cart with sirens wailing on Page 10, Column HAWAII Must Try for 1st Ballot Victory i By JACK BELL WASHINGTON John K. Kennedy of setts may have worked himself into a position forcing him to push harder than ever for cratic presidential nomination on first Kennedy's unbroken siring of primary victories has alerted his rivals lhat a tion may he needed if they are lo have any chance al the To counter Kennedy un- doubtedly will try lo convince un- decided even before Ihe convention in Los An- geles July 11, that he is reaching of Ihe If he can help Kennedy ob- has no intention of ing by and voles for favorite sons help Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon B. Johnson of Sen. Stuart Symington ol Missouri and ers ot Adlai K. Stevenson create a Johnson and Symington jcom likely to RO inlo the with a of more than 500 the vast majority of which would belong lo an Another 173 voles would be tied if G. of Robert Meynor of Now Jersey anil Williams of Michigan hold out for complimentary support lhat might enhance chances for a place on the fewer than 1M more anti- Kennedy would be needed lo keep the from gelling the needed lor nomination in Ihe initial vol. H Kennedy can collect around 700 votes on the first he probably would get Ihe necessary roll call switches righl there to give him the U he falls much short of Kennedy's psychology might falter Having stopped him his than might gain on subsequent de- spite substantial support Kennedy in some To offest this Kennedy ently is going lo have lo break into Hie lineup at Ihe He will need also tial support from the New York and Pennsylvania have a of York leaders already have said Kennedy will have the Ing ol more than a majority The shift of emphasis from mary lo activity seems likely to cost Kennedy a in national which in affect adversely Ihe public opinion polls on which he leans While he disposed of only Iwo minor rivals in Hubert and Wayna at Ihe kept his name in the fore- front ot Ihe political battling with bis primary But Kennedy can't hope com- pete in Ihe wilh Johnson as far as publicity is That will be especially true while as Ihe majority is fashioning iho final pattern of legislation tor a session expected to end only a couple ot days be- fore the Los Angeles
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