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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 11, 1968, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather cooler tonight lows in 30s. Sunday Cloudy Cool highs in 50s. Volume 91�?number 123 Cedar rapids Iowa saturday May la 1968 in do sett met pudd miners City final to cents associated press up new York times Freedom yep i of to desperation i Cui in assay by j protests trapped foe Saigon a Viet Cong q i trapped in a bomb raked pocket Lull ref a \ on Saigon a Southern Border made a desperation assault on Des Moines a the american lines saturday night state conservation commission but . Infantrymen killed at voted Friday to keep open 14 least 88 in a flare lit Battle. Small state Parks it had earlier officers said there was no report of american casualties in planned in close temporarily be of Fugh a Ruple j when cause of a Money shortage. Several Hundred guerillas chairman Mike Zack of a emerged from the rubble and son City said the decision came rushed toward the . Lines. After the commission Learned shouting and shooting. Gov. Hughes had approved a action below Doz Transfer of $30,000 within the de earlier in the Day t h e apartment to pay for summer american command reported 50 help at the Parks a her Avi a. Cong killed in and a j j j to j around Saigon. The enemy of the commission decided wed fens Jve Harp appeared l0 mesday to shut Down the Parks jmj Nash until additional funds became he it a he available july i. E s a n demilitarized zone action step next fiscal year. In a at some officers the action Drew a Sharp at As Hanoi s Lack from Hughes who called it a a off it naive a onh kor Sprino on r conferees a flooded All set on procedure Lwft of Rye Days by John Hightower Paris apr american and North vietnamese negotiators reached agreement saturday on procedural matters for Mon by Holger Jensen Days opening of talks which Hominy Falls. W. A. Could Lead to an end of the War a fifteen stiff and chilled in Vietnam. Coal miners Rode a conveyor Cyrus Vance Deputy Leader of Belt to Freedom saturday after the american delegation told five Days huddled in a newsmen a we have concluded 6 y m a All procedural arrangements. We will go into substance on m t. 1 of a a Nhav Quot Mountain were to of their Fellows for whom All Hope was Vance was emphatic on one Jost Jong ag0 r Point a the atmosphere has it was Beu eved . First air cavalry division troops rushed to reinforce american marines battered in a unnecessary and bordering on irresponsibility a in a bind a Zack said the Transfer of funds lighting around Dong a. From the commission s so called a Lff reinforcements a support fund to its lands and marines reported killing 442 Waters division will allow us enemy soldiers in the last 24 to keep the Parks open. But it hours in five Battles ranging puts us in a bind for our maintenance Art Claus police action in Paris riot a squad of policemen Are shown charging through a student Street barricade during a riot in Paris this morning. The action took place in the latin Quarter where students have been staging noisy demonstrations to demand reforms in University administration. The been very he said it had been agreed with his opposite number col. A Van Lau that the conference will be conducted in two official languages a English and vietnamese a with French As the working language. Own language swept to their death monday when a break in the Wall to an adjoining abandoned mine shot millions of Gallons of water through the Wavy passageway the first Miner came out into the Glare of floodlights and the waiting arms of his wife and family at 5 20 . He had a a an from five toll Miles below the Doz american casualties were up a a it the assistant to put at 24 killed and 54 wounded Des Moines a the Atkins near Hue Cah in Quot of 367 injured arrest a Ems school of Sqq a a ducting the Day to Day business a r i and a translated into Cut in spending French this Means that each Side will hours and 20 use its own language in con ,. 1 once e reported j z a for work at 7 . Monday. A a q 11 French will be used for any ad0v6 billion conference documents and out lbs hints spa Hill to photos on picture Page b e in which can readily translated and hot Springs a. A de stood by both sides. Us president Johnson indicated after saturdays second and Paris i apr police crushed a Check of hospitals showed a a j Many of the enemy dead were. Saturday that a $4 billion fed final two-hour-and-22-minute the latest and bitterest student 102 students injured 14 civilian Era spen Jung Cut is most procedural meeting Lau was t Wjt a. Jod smiling broadly As he usually Fremont school District will be v attached t0 the 860100 com revolt in the latin Quarter at non students and 251 police., Trie nation can afford. Missioners had known Junce Cla mid from american air Mummy District july i the Iowa a flown saturday after n hours fifty four people were kept in he renewed i Appeal for does and to a newsmen he was s re and artillery barrages supreme court Friday denied a of Par so no a Dubbin and hospitals. Four students and 18 adoption of the to per cent in a very asked if there Ottar Ash fins a reported by of the attachment. Wardog of rwk5 thrown by policemen were reported in be come tax surcharge in a talk a be a Toa h a f Toiv the a bluest for a Sta it had youth rious condition one with a Frac to the Spring meeting of the�0w�?T�?zhe Aid a in Crew the enemy has definitely attorneys for four a a a. _ tured Skull. Business Council comprising w sunday escalated two fold said Marine dec maae by a w n y idl Quot police chief Maurice Gri 100 residents and Board chair pressed As to whether see connection f a state comptroller Marvin set Den. Said the conservation com it in since monday that the Transfer of funds had been approved the commissions administrative officer Glenn Sarsfield said the commissioners had re l he no or Fem two wild Block m win Quot Hull of Vian City. Of a a and present members of people a Here in be Iron re Quot the largest a a a a a a ,0r ear a a w0uld by Fra Atkins Quot it it Quot Ard a la lured and 468 arrested in what the general strike on the Day firms a a Marine officers said they Bave objected to the at of i he District to the others followed in Quick succession. As each Man stepped off the Belt a unaided a a Blanket was thrown around his shoulder and he was led to a padded Bench. They were Black from hardhat to Boot and wet from the water they had to Wade through on part of their journey. At first the 200 friends and relatives who had waited most of the night around the Entrance were silent. Then there was a a great wave of laughing and needed Park maintenance order of business monday he the co Mappa believe the fighting around Dong Tab men Board to Jared and arrested in what a a a. He called a a veritable guerilla the Vietnam Johnson did not mention the a that the head Mohe in changed their minds he said. Action a near the sorbonne. Of a red a Dele is Levels blasts lion in the Northern zone aimed Benu it a co mum it f f student protests. Scene bring virtual Par n8� a a is on a. J c0jjf.ing Vance said an Agenda for the when me Mission decided pvt a the , varying in hum a Paris Quot my a a Hesp discuss to close the Narks wednesday. Ar8a, m ans pealed the attachment of the from to 30.000 during the past have meant shutdowns r Vance and Lau were reported los members levelled blasts at hul1 Sald North vietnamese distr cd he supreme court the action held a Square mile of All Public transportation and a or Emin 7 a Hulmn , hands,.Al a the legislature and state exec Arf in it no the Cua pc James Nemmers. Cedar rapids of Paris for several hours. Later the Gas and electricity systems. Be m a a.Al know Quot i g a a key a but pc Council for failing to pro it Asl it a a a a a a a of an attorn for the a men said saturday several Hundred High French officials said know.Al americans know Helm met a a Man sink he in Pic in i. Blocked traffic along Boulevard they saw a connection Between.,. That since the denial order s Ajche and Agam used the rooting and the flux talks we have urgent needs at Home stated nothing about the stand Jear Gas disperse them. They pointed to some of the Stu n a Roa ing of the Appeal he assumes rup i. Dent leaders who have been la 1 doubt there is a Man in it will go Forward it is bleed considerably More Mili this room who wants to bring to and u the a it a Monist led general Tant than French communists. A halt has governments pro vide the fund needed to operate the facilities commissioners criticized the legislature for failing to approx in Saigon y bombers private enough Money for Parks made repeated runs for these Tea s bases along the Doz Quot deep and heavy cd and a Raigh d3> a Urdaz bul �?oi�?�1? a anya81 hearing confederation of Zubor and the the nation s big communist a Quot a a a hat Are essential to the Iii. N a he Viet t Ong Are still there. Us uld be held until fall. French confederation of dem party came out saturday in a pursue t Justice and Harmony Council for turn my Down a com dug a bunkers does a and the Allach enl of the District to labor called a general Vor of student demands but the in our american cities. Enc a a i lot Nie it o.s6 heavy Quot 0,1 a a a Quot a Quot made a monday in support of regularity res Tavy a a a a very sure there is no 2, allo m Uca commander of the ninth last year by the Benton county be 5tudents who have on Shou de Down a rallies by thinking american in any walk Hnoth a chairman of that sex a Lantry Divisi on battalion trying Oard and approved by the state week Long rampage demand Young pro peking elements of Ife who wants to sow More discussion of an Agenda to be a pm shh Quot a Quot it a Sou a away Publ a ,n.stnc"0n an ing University Reform and re i continued paii2. Col. I i allowed in the monday talks lease of arrested comrades. Day to Day it was agreed . Spokesman William Jorden said in response to questions for each Side a meaning ambassador w. Averell Harriman and North Vietnam a Xuan Thuy a to make opening statements monday. Jorden said there had been no to in ecu Tive Council told newsmen from the City Appeal of the attachment wednesday the Council Felt the enemy prisoners said they District court was heard. Commissions problem did not had been told to get into Saigon March. At that time District a he edition of National qualify As a contingency since and fight to the death judge m. C. Farber approved education a so gelded to strike the problem should have been in a report on the 22-Day-old the attachment monday closing All French foreseen. Allied invasion of the a Shau a a there a no need to close Valley the u. S. Command said these Parks the governor As Allied forces have taken control sorted of a entire Valley enemy curtail services stronghold for two years the District has been involved schoos in a squabble for some two archbishop of Paris is years. Since it does not operate sued an Appeal for Calm and a High school state Law requires a French government minis that it be attached to a High met in emergency session school District. Residents of the a a a a District have been divided i i w Between those favouring at 4-0/7 g w Cly to. Pachment to Benton Community a ii c in seems rocket Falls from orbit sets off . Reports eight killed today Schuckie the commission also had voted wednesday to curtail some services at 26 larger Parks but Zack said attempts would be made to save Money in other areas to avoid any loss of serv Scanterbury May map a maybe we wont have to cur-1, a it >7ple were i de in a on nil a a head on collision near this com i to Matt a apr Rihl run Unity some 35 Miles Northeast a golfer who has the habit in n j terribly con of Winni h reported of forgetting one stroke each corned he said. Saturday Hole made a Hole in one while Money in the commissions two a pig were in critical playing with his saturday support fund goes for Purchase i condition As a result of the foursome and he marked Down of equipment and payment of crash on the Center line of a a Zero on his card. Copyright repairs and other maintenance straight stretch of Highway. Costs at the Parks. I. Zack claimed the commission did not receive definite Assurance that the fund Transfer would be approved until Friday. Nobody likes to a nobody likes to close Parks a he said. Paris apr the newspaper Figaro published a cartoon today depicting president de Gaulle listening at the .-North vietnamese conference door and reporting a a they re coming along they re ending the beginning of the preamble of the prelude of the preliminaries to the Cape Kennedy a a russian rocket fell out of orbit and broke apart Early saturday producing a Brilliant Aerial display that brought numerous reports of unidentified flying objects from throughout Florida. The space Agency a Goddard satellite tracking Center reported the fiery object was a rocket launched from Russia april 21. It boosted itself and a Molnia communications satellite into orbit. As the rocket lost Orbital Speed it plunged into the atmosphere breaking into several pieces that trailed bluish White flames As they burned up from atmospheric friction. The rocket plunged to its destruction at 2 44 . Off Florida a East coast and was clearly visible in the Cape Kennedy area. Patrick airbase and Brevard county Law enforcement officers reported Many phone Calls. One Patrick Pilot said he saw six to to objects travelling at great Speed which were neither planes nor meteors. Similar sightings were reported in cities across the state. And no agreement to set a schedule for future sessions because that would be worked out from Day to Day. There also is no arrangement for either Harriman or Thuy to preside Over the meetings. Apparently the discussions will be carried on primarily As a give and take conversation Between the two principals. Jorden said he did not know who would speak first monday but a we do not regard it As a Mao Rebuff to North Viet told Hong Kong a Mae tse Tung refused to see North Vietnam a peace Delegate Xuan Thuy when he stopped off in peking in route to Paris the Hong Kong Star said saturday. No panic in mine trap prayers but jokes too Ottie Junior Walton one of the 15 miners rescued saturday sat with his wife the14 Parks which had been and five Wildren a Quot a re 1 counted the five Days of terror to newsmen. Tabbed for closing Are Bob White near Corydon Echo Valley near West Union fort Atkinson at fort Atkinson .Al land school site near Montrose Ritchie Manitou in Lyon county Okama Pedan in Emmet county Pioneer near Riceville Plum Grove in Iowa City Sharon Bluffs near Centerville Spring Lake near grand june by Ottie Junior Walton Hominy Falls . Apr we prayed and Sang and talked about living a better life when we got out. We had a real religious Bunch Down there. We went into that mine at 7 Hon trappers Bay in Dickin . Monday. It was like any son county twin lakes near other Day. Wed been working Rockwell City Heery Woods that Shaft before so we knew near Clarksville and Wanata at our Way around pretty Well. Peterson. Wed been working four and one half hours when we got the first Call. This Supply Man Ernest f i t z w a t e a who delivered supplies to the miners on a self propelled cart phoned us and said he had run into water. He said he was getting out. Frank Davis our superintendent said there were to other men Way Down the Side Shaft and he was going after them with Edward Bozo Rudd. He told me to get my Bunch out of there up to High ground. That water was coming in like a River. In about 20 minutes there were eight inches and then it was up to two feet in no time at All. The water was touching the ceiling in the swag a Long deep dip in the mine floor. There a not much to move around in Down there a its Only 32 inches High. But Down by the Edge of the swag ifs six feet and a Man can stand. I got the men who were with me out of there a there were 13 of us. Then we waited. Nobody panicked. Everybody was real Cool. As soon As he got to a phone Davis called the outside and told them to ready the pumps. I knew we were going to get out because i had Faith in Tim Salvati one of the outside Rescue officials who was one of the first into the mine to Lead the men out. We just talked. Some of us slept. For awhile we just sat and had a Good old Bull session. All the boys had a Good sense of humor. And they told a lot of jokes. I care to repeat them Here in front of my wife. After awhile we had trouble breathing. There was plenty of air but we had pressure in there because of the rising water. Our ears nearly blew up when they punched that Hole through an air and Supply Hole drilled from the top of the Mountain. That Hole meant life for us. Food blankets and drinking water. Before they Sank that Hole it was cold if you did no to move around. We were pretty disappointed when they did no to get us out when they said they would but it did no to dishearten us too much. We knew there were going to be several problems we understood them and we knew the boys outside were going to run into them. Tuesday night we saw the water Start dropping. When Bunny Dillon became sick Oscar Dillon had an ulcer attack and was sent Medicine from outside some of the men thought he was going to die. It was real bad there for awhile. Andy my brother is a real card. He told the Best jokes. We called him the doctor because he took care of Bunny. The hardest thing to get used to Down there was sleeping on that Coal. Man it sure was hard my legs feel pretty weak from being All cramped up. But otherwise i feel Fine. I Haven to decided y e t whether ill go Back Down that mine. A Guy has got to pay the rent. Hugging. It was difficult to make our any of the conversations As the scene turned to bedlam. Sadness too there also was sadness among relatives of the to missing men crowded to the Entrance in faint Hope. Mine officials had not publicly released a list of those known to be alive and those presumed dead but it was Likely that families had been notified. But they still crowded in Hope. Or. Lee Todd the mine physician quickly looked Over each Man. Officials had said the men had agreed Over the radio Telephone to undergo Hospital observation. But there was a change in plans that attested to their Good condition despite the Long cramped confinement. They were allowed to go Home. A a they re All in Good shape a said Todd. A none of them wanted to go to the three groups the miners were trapped in three groups separated by a half mile each. Until Friday 13 men were in one place. Frank Davis and Edward Rudd were in another. Then when the water level had been lowered by round the clock pumping Davis and Rudd joined the 13. Giant pumps forcing out some 15 million Gallons of water finally emptied the passageway to the Point where the miners could crawl to a Point of escape. The pumps were stilled while the men came out. Then they groaned to life again. A we will continue to Drain the mine until we make Contact with the remaining to men a said c. E. Richardson president of the company. The to had been at a lower level than the others. F a Quot i j it a ii a f j today s Index Church. 3, 7 comics. To courthouse. 2 crossword. To daily record. 2 deaths. 2 editorial features. 6 financial. La Marion. La movies. Sports. 4,5 television. 8 want ads. 11-15 Illish i is

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