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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 19, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Tfct Newspaper X all North I o wo n s n 11g h bo rV LOBE Home Edition VOL lit WLrtc MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST W 1HJ a eowTXU comUU of Two No 1M PRESIDENTS GRANDMOTHER jbhn F Fitzgerald grandmother of President Kennedy greatgrariachildfeiand the ny andUncle iTornFitzjgerald Mrs Fitzgerald whose husband wa HoneyFitz mayor of Boston holds Timothy FitzgeralHi 3 of Denver Colo Ijren frpmjeft clockwise 18 months Felicia Value 6 years Thomas Mullen lprKathleen Fitzgerald 9 Margaret Mullen 14 months James Mullen 12 Jack Fitzgerald 11 John Value 7 andsTom photos are of President Kennedy Honey Fitz iandRose Fitzgerald Kennedy the Presidents mother V BOSTON AP A little old lady in a blue and white print dresssat for a photograph Sun day with ten lively greatgrand children Thelady hassharp twinkling browneyes and be 98 years old on Halloween V Shehas 38 greatgrandchildren 27 grandchildren one o whom is the President of the United States Say on here Mrs John Fitzgerald ex claimed as mothers and children trooped to her upstairs room where she sat in an easy chair in the sunlight just get a picture of you with the children Grand ma oneof the four mothers ex plained Since thechildren ranged down months the mothers held a dress rehearsal downstairs first Older children were told where to sit in advance The grandparents Mr and Mrs Thomas Fitzgerald are President Kennedys Uncle Tom and Aunt Bunny as signed on a photograph of the chief executive in thedining room of thelarge comfortable home in the porches ter section of Boston President Kennedy last visited his grandmother in November 1962 When he came to Boston to vote She keeps closetabs on grandson Jack by television In Boston over a half century ago a named Joe Ken nedy was awarded a prize by Mayor Fitz Fitzgerald for his baseball batting skill Joe reached for the prize buthis eyes were on the mayorspretty daugh ter Rose married her hi 1914 You know therest Inside The Globe APOLLO SPACE shot costs niay hit billion Page 2 SALVAGE IOWA prison ers official says PageS nwrtn City ntws M tLfttVCt HtAClMtS nows ltU11 no 20 escape in bus mishap ALBANY NY UPIVTwenty persons escaped serious injvry Mood ay when a Greyhound bus crashed down a 30foot embank Bent and remained upright State troopers said the bos was enroote from New York City to Montreal North Weather outlook rair w atarny cnvvy day Twnfay warwi 9f Laws Manalay niht Timrfay to MM 7H 21000 pay to attend N Iowa Fair rT t r Helped by pleasantly cool weather the paid at tendance at the 1963 North Iowa Fair totaled more than 21000 by the time the sixday event closed Sun day night The biggeatsingle Wednesday when 4 300 adults paid their tnegrpunds Wednesday was Kids Day ffcials estimate that more than 10000 people were on the grounds that day xt ia line for attendance booors were Saturday and Sun day On Saturday aaotber Kids D ay 3980 adults paid their way into tbe fair and on Son day more than 4300 bcluding 3900 adults paid to get into tbe grounds s Of ftw rf more than mom than lli009 Writ adults Fair offi cials point out that this means toost of the youngsters who vis ited the fair did so on one of the two Kids Days The 21000 paid total cohi pares witk about 18900 w h c to get into last years lair I which was five days in length Of last years total nearly 6000 were on one day Grandstand crowds at this years fair touted more than 10000 paid customers Last year the grandstand total was MOO I t h tractions were the stock and big car races and the chuck wagon races The biggest single paid grandstand crowd 2100 was for the Wednesday night stock car races Nearly 2000 paid cuitomeni witched the Sunday afternoon chuck wagon races and another 1800 saw the Sunday night big car races Biggest disappointment from aa attendance standpoint this 2 Jet planes collide IRWIN B47 jet bombers with six men aboard collided near here Monday but first reports indicated at least four crewmen survived Three crewmen were taken to a Harlan hospital and were re ported in fairly good condi tion Hospital officials said they also had been notified that a fourth injured crewmen was be ing brought in A spokesman for the strategic air command headquarters at Omaha Neb identified three of the surviving crewmen as Capts RichardSmiley Allen Ramsey and Richard Snowden Smiley and Ramsey were on one of the planes and Snowden was aboard the other The body of one unidentified crewman was found dead in the wreckage pinned in his scat The fate of the was not immediately known The two planes were irom the 310th Bomb Wing based at Schilling Air Force Bases at Sa lina Kan Hospital officials said they un derstood some or all of the three survivors parachuted to safety after the planes collided Wreckage of the two bombers was scattered all over the countryside a witness Tom Finegan Carroll said One of the fuel tanks missed my car by only a few inches as I drove along the blacktop road toward Irwin Finegaa said It burst and sprayed the whole area with fuel including my car but it didnt catch fire That was the first I knew of the crash Finegan said I didnt hear anything or see any thing until the fuel tank smacked down alongside road Finegan an announcer at ra dio station KCIM Carroll said he stopped and got out of bis car in time to see partsof COLLIDE torn to 2 alive in tomb Problem Rails work on form of arbitration WASHINGTON Labor Department and rail andunion officials worked Monday on the form ofan arbitration agree merit to solve the two key is sues in the railroad work rule dispute The carriers announced the draft of their agreementpro posal hasbeen completed I Meanwhile Secretary bor W Willard Wirtz arranged anafternoon meeting with uni ion leaders to discuss tHeir pro posals for theagreement to be signed by both parties Last weekend AsstSecretary of Labor James J Reynolds discussed the matter with union attorneys A Labor Department spokes man said that if the two ver sions of the arbitration agree ment when completed appear reasonable the two groups will be called on to exchange copies them out HAZLETQN Pa workers lowered soup medica supplies head lamps and a re quested cigar Monday to three coal miners trapped since Tues day near the bottom of a 400foot shaft Were all okay shouted Dav id Fellin 58 one of the trio after a sixinch drill through the gang way where the men fled after the main shaft walls collapsed Contact was made just before midnight Sunday after they vir tually had been given up for dead The next step iis to bore a 2B inchhole to bring the men out THere yuere various estimates on hpyi1 long it would take H B Charmbury secretary pi mines for the state of Pennsyl vania estimated it might take anywhere from a day to a week Ralph Ditzler district mine in spector however said it would take two to three days if took 22 hours to drill tha six nch shaft Ditzler said he wanted to start he rescue digging but had to hold up because the trapped men were too tired to direct the op All activity outside the mine stopped and most of the onlookers returned to their homes Silence fell over the area as the three men now aware that rescue was only a matter t of time slept peacefully some 400 feet below After the first contact a micro phone was lowered Fellin talked with his wife Anna and son Joe Dave Dave she shouted how are you Okay he replied you Can you hoar me Are you sick or hurt I can hear you hollering all over No Im not sick or hurt Fellin reported he and Henry Throne 28 were in one section andLouis Bova 52 separated from them about 25 yards by debris Bova was hurt slightly Fellhv said but all three were in contact with each other The mine of which Fellin is a coowner is at Sheppton in ad joining Schuylkill County about nine miles from Hazleton and some 80 miles northeast of Phila delphia is tha hoarMand of tha anthradle coal mining area Underground as one expert has put it the land is like a piece of Swiss with coal shafts Pine forests cover much of the ground If we put the 28inch rotary drill in the same spot six inch hoie will we reach you okay Gordon Smith assistant state secretary of mines who is directing the digging operation asked Fellin year was the Aut Swensoh Auto Thrilkade Only about 1400 people paklito see two perform ances of the show On the other hand more than 33800 paid to see two performances of the chuck wagon races and nearly 3SOO saw the two auto racing programs It wiN ba daw Fellin After the sixinch hole broke through John Biros a friend of Fellin shouted into the hole It was drifted toadepth of 331 feet Who are you came the re ply from the mine Were al okay Biros leaped back from the hole and exclaimed They are alive I hear them Theyre alive ivo ENTOMBED u MINER Mrs Anna Fellin center ton Pai last Tlieaday Fellin arid two ai he afks ti hi 58 for 4Hampton girls hurt in points in A young girls are hVspitallied here as the re ult of a onecar accident at the idge of the Beeds Lake camp round Saturday at pm car ownod byJamas A Coenen 18 of Latimer was driven by Sharon K Stech 15 assengers in the car were Kathy Stech 13 Joy Crandall 13 and Jane Crandall 15 Their parents are Mr and Mrs Ber nard Stech and Mr and Mrs Bud Crandall all of Hampton The car of control m a deadend ciiirye The giris were reported in Monday Sharon us lacerationiof the lip and ost two feeth Kathy has facial cuts and lost tooth Jane Crandall has lacerations and back injury and Joy has a frac foot and wrist and a concussion to sheriffs of fice charges will be made against Sharon Stech for fail ng to control the car and driv ing Without a license Koenen has been charged with allowing an unauthorized per son to drive GERMANY SIGNS WASHINGTON UPI West Germany signed the nuclear test ban treaty Monday becoming the 6eth nation to sign the pact WASHINGTON UPI CurtisE LeMay told theSenatei Monday from a military standpoint the limited nuclear test ban contained net disad vantages to Uhe United States The Air ForceChief of Staff said however these were off set by political advantages if proper safeguards were main tained and tbenatipns other three militarjp chiefs endorsed the treaty with some concern about Russias big bomb lead but apparently Avers satis fied that future safeguards would be provided Air chief who did most of the testifying told senators of three committees that most government officials more or less agree with the joint chiefs of staff that the Ask ban on 1 cold remedies WASHINGTON WlThe Food and Drug Administration is pro posing a ban on prescription cold cure remedies containing antibiotics It says a special medical panel has concluded there is no evidence that anti biotics have any value in treat ing the common cold or its side effects treatymust be accompanied by safeguards against Soviet test cheating G Wheeler Army chief of staff reminded the law makers that President Kennedy lad statedthat nuclear labora tories and underground testing would be maintained as part of an active development pro gram under the treaty All are partof the safeguards uport which the Joint chiefs condi tioned their approval of pact Department said meantime that a bill of partic on safeguards to be pro Tided after ratification of the treaty was now being prepared and should reach Congress ia about a week The statement was being pre pared in response to two Senate groups which wanted specific assurances about the various safeguards considered vital the joint chiefs SAME DATElfttHi ;