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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 23, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Tht North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for MM newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Associated am united frets International Full WUei MASON CtTY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 23 1W3 10c i Paper Coiuliti Two NO 7man rail arbitration panel is proposed WASHINGTON AP Tho u u WASHINGTON AP The Senate Commerce Committee working against a Thursday strike deadline approved Friday a bill providing for binding arbitration to settle Ihe deadlocked dispute over railroad work rules The bill calling for the creation of a sevenman arbitration board is to be taken up by the Senate Monday The board would be composed of two representatives of the car riers and two of the unions and of three public members desig nated by the other four unions or if they are unabie to agree appointed by the President The committee rejected Presi dent Kennedys proposal for sub mitting the fouryearold dispute to the Interstate Commerce Com mission which would have been empowered to issue work rules binding for two years The bill follows the lines of a proposal made a week ago by Secretary of Labor W Willard Wirtz for creation of an arbitra tion panel The bill approved by the Com merce Committee without dis sent would bar a strike or walk out or the posting of new work rules pending arbitration of the dispute The bill provides for referring to the arbitration board the two main issues in jobs and the makeup of train crews Collective bargaining would be attempted on other lesser issues in dispute but if they could not be resolved by negotiation they Hoi also would be submitted to the board for arbitration The arbitration board would be required to begin its hearings 30 days after enactment of the legis lation or at such earlier date as the parties and the board might agree upon The board would have to file its award not later than 60 days after it commenced its hearings and in no event later than 90 days after enactment of the resolution Wirtz proposal accepted im mediately without reservation by the carriers and conditionally by the five rail unions Involved in the dispute was to submit the two key issues to an arbitration panel composed of management union and public representatives Other issues such as wage structure would be left to separate negotia tion The two parties however bogged down in trying to reach agreement on timing and proce dures Magnuson said Thursday that whatever bill the committee brings out will reach the Senate floor Monday He indicated also that he feclstlw bill can be passed in Senate Passage in the House may be more difficult he indicated e drilled to 2 trapped miners House cuts foreign aid half billion WASHINGTON AP The House gave President Kennedy a stunning setback Friday by slash ing million from the foreign aid bill A coalition of Republicans and Southern Democrats put over the deep cut in a lastminute maneu ver At first the cut was interpreted as being But a large part of the amount while authorized by the House last year had not been requested in this years bill Thus part of the re duction did not count as far as his years measure is concerned The authorization stood at Little Johns stolen legs are returned DETROIT stol en crutches of sixyearold March of Dimes poster boy Johnny Reichert have re turned the same way they Johnny who had his tiny specially made crutches stol en from in front of his par ents home Sunday night found them in his front yard Thursday without seeing who brought them back His parents Mr and Mrs Russell Reichert had made a public appeal for the return of the crutches They promised we wont prosecute if whoever took them would only return them It must have been a prank Johnnys father said No one could be mean enough to want to steal them from Johnny To little Johnny it was like Christmas He bounced around hugging the crutches we found them outside his father said The elder Reichert ex plained When Johnny was born the doctors said he would be crippled and would have to use a wheelchair for the rest of his life But last January he was able to start using crutches Something we never thought hed be able to do You know the youths fa ther said Johnny may be af flicted but hell never be crippled Charges stem from fatal Corwith wreck ALGONA Howard Woods Kansas City truck driver was released from jail Thursday afternoon after posting bond He was charged with manslaughter after his semi trailer was involved in a fatal collision with a car near Cor with Wednesday Mrs Jean Stoddard and her Robert 11 both of Hardy died as a result of the collision A date has not been set for x preliminary hearing before Mayor William Finn Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst who is investigating the accident said that several witnesses re ported that Woods did not stop at the intersection of Highway 60 and a country road Mrs Stoddard bad the rightofway be Mid The President had asked billion The House Foreign Af Tairs committee cut that to billion and the surprise move to day cut it another million The reduction itself was put into the bill on a roll call vote of 222188 On final passage a little later ihe roil call count was 224186 In the final vote 171 Dernocrats and 52 Republicans voted for the bill and 66 Democrats and 120 Re publicans against it Both votes were a direct turn around from the record of Thurs day nights long session when ad vocates of the reduction lost all around It was the worst defeat in point of opposition votes that the Pres ident has been dealt by the House There was a possibility that the Senate would restore some of the House reduction but not all of it The bill still faces another tough mrdie the House Appropriations committee whose chairman Clarence Cannon DMo voted for he reduction So did Rep Otto Passman DLa chairman of a subcommittee which will write later measure puttingup the money to pay for the program Inside The Globe LODGE ARRIVES in Viet Nam amidst turmoil Page 2 CHARLESTON succumbs to integration order Page 3 SMALL FRY fair a big success Page 6 Society news 47 Mason City news Latest markets Sports newsH12 Television news 1314 Clear Lake news15 Comics i Transit timetable II Classified pages Hull Worttt Iowa news 20 North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy scattered showers n d thunderstorms Friday niflht and Saturday Lows Fri day m upper Ms Cool er Saturday highs in low Ms Weather details on 2 AW COME ON DRACULA Whetherits the Kentucky Derby or the International Frog Jumping Derby an owners heartfalls at a slow start Despitesixyearold Nancy Atkins urgings her entry Dracula lagged far behind a Lansing Mich frog which Photofax hopped out of a 30foot circle in 226 seconds to win the frog derby at Huntsville Ont Hometown croaker Dracula finished in one minute 24 sec onds Frogs from nine states and six provinces competed Disclose Kennedy knew of beforehand SAMf DATI1HZ355 Ihtirteurt WASHINGTON UPI viousjys e c r e t congressional testimony showed Thursday that the White House was told the likely winner of the TFX fighter contract before the final evalu ation report was in the hands of lop Pentagon officials Air Force Secretary Eugene M Zuckert testified at a closed door session of the Senate in vestigations subcommittee Wed nesday that Defense Secretary Robert S McNamara personally informed President Kennedy of the tentative decision Sen Carl T Curtis RNeb said he considered the develop ment very significant He said It supports the justification of the investigation and the sub committee should continue to lookfor the reason for such an action The subcommittee headed by Sen John L McClellan DArk is inquiring into the reasons why civilian defense officials overruled military experts and awarded the multibilliondollar job to General Dynamics McClellan disclosed the White House meeting in discussing a chronology of events submitted by Zuckert to the subcommittee It was drawn up last March four months after the contract award last Nov 24 The entry said McNamara said he and Deputy Defense Secretary Roswell L Giipalric had been to see the President Told him it looked like a single TFX for Navy and Air Force could be buiit The President said okay McNamara told the President that Boeing had operational superiority but that it seemed to us General Dy namics offered the best chance of hitting program date and cost and it looked as if General Dynamics would be chosen The President made no comment McClellan then asked Zuckert Then it is true that the tenta tive decision was made and the President go notified before either Navy Secretary Fre Korth you or Secretary Me Namara or Giipatric had reac this fourth evaluation report Is that correct Zuckert said yes McClellan also asked about Zuckert comment in the chron ology relating to the opera tional superiority of the Boeing plane proposal McClellan noted Zuckert had mentioned this before in an entry dated Nov 10 about a meeting the Air Force Secretary had with Korth The entry said Korth came in to see Zuckert and they had a halfhour con versation They went over the major issues outlining the pros and cons for each of the two companies They agreed that Ihe competition was close They dis cussed the issue of commonality one plane for two services with Boeings superiority Zuckert said he then made the decision which he feil to day was right Escape still 30 hours off OUR WIRE SERVICES HAZLETON Pa Rescue rews succeeded Friday in drill ng a 12inch escape hole into the hamber where David Fellin 58 and Henry Throne 28 have been rapped 331 feet underground for 10 days But it will take at least 30 hours more to get them out It was a scene of wild jubila ion on the surface when the drill slowed almost to a crawl broke hrough The next step is to enlarge the hole to 17inches in diameter am then attempt to lift them out in specially constructed steel cap sules drilling can start however Fellin and Throra will be sent timbers and othe building material to close up UN 12inch hole This is to keep de brls and dust from falling o them during the drilling Just before the drill broke through it had been moving onlj half an inch at a time The gian rig is as tail as a10story build ing weighs 65 tons and can cui a 48inch hole through solid rock The men operating it handled the eavy bit at its other end as gent y as a mother uses a needle to ake a sliver out of her babys inger Art D Goyce operator of the drill announced at pm that he drill was through Cheering could be heard a quarter mile away Goyces announcement was con irmed a second later by Fellin himself I can see the drill he shout ed Hold it he shouted That snough The drill is through Thats when the crowd o about 200 began shouting and clapping each other on the back in wild exuberance The breaks through Fellin said next The breaks through It seemed almost as if he could not believe it himself The drilling came to practical ly a standstill at 2 pm The rig then was advancing at the one half inch rate It was stopped al together about pm At that time a conference was held among the rescue officials as to whether to continue the drill ing or have Throne and Fellin try and dig out with small tools sent down earlier by the sixinch life line hole Atthat stage Felfin said It seems I can almost touch it Thirtyeight years ago a man named Floyd Collins in a lone Kentucky cave had the nation hanging on his fate Explorer Collins finally died His ordeal lasted 17 days But the trapped two are not pinned down as Collins was The third man trapped though may be dead or dying He is Louis Bova 42 caught in a pocket not too far from the other two There is a rescue capsule 3 I metal cylinder ready at the I surf ace The rescue shafts that jhave been and are being bored are 12 inches in diameter A usable one would have to be reamed to inches to accom modate the capsule I The rescue cylinder is 15Vi inches inside John Bernitsky a mining official who is 6feetl and 190 pounds was able to get into it Mrs Fellin said her hus band is about 5fcellO and weighs about 180 A cable would pull the capsule and cargo to freedom Lt Anderson said there was no question but that the two 3 re 4lnth Hole To fry Te 6lnth Mole ftevtfced Slo Of Hole Drifted and Abendened Deed fad Tunnel Trapped Mere RESCUE DRILLING OPERATION Drawing pre pared from information available at the scene of the Hazleton Pa mine rescue operation indicates how a third 12inch hole will be drilled in an effort to reach two trapped miners Accordingto plans a 3 to 4inch hole will be bored in an effort to reach a third miner Two previous 12inch shafts had to be aban doned when their safety and accuracy were ques tioned Trapped miners laugh at death Br UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL Jare Say Throne 28 are fighting JM c it I it Eleven days under and the g0od are their kin entombed men are singing Two of them I miss your bright eyes and sweet smile Joking laughing at death Ask Gene did traffic tickets I get any The third man down there in he cavedin coal mine well hes trapped in another compartment and nothing has 3cen heard from him since Tuesday The rescuers and the relatives and the wellwishers andthe morbidly curious on the surface 330 feet above seem to lave fjiiictly agreed to stop talking about him men were weakened by the five days without food and water and he was worried about ac cumulative effects Theyre probably covered with cuts from head to toe he said But theres nothing wrong with the fact that theyre living in a hole People have lived in bnmb shelters for a long time Two to three hundred persons have been showing up at the site during the day The crowd dwindles to around 40 late at night The joking goes on on top and underground But it isnt al ways joking Fellins niece jMary Lou Matuella got on the line to him and said Did you get Aunt Delias barley soup Yes yes he said It was good Mary Lou said he sounded in remarkably good shape consid But David Fellin 58 and STOOL PIGEON COLUMBIA S C About Face the magazine edited by prisoners at the state penitentiary will begin inform ing on the inmates The maga zine said Friday it would begin printing the names of prisoners who have failed to return over due library books folk on the surface the way vet eran mine families always do n the tragedies of mans fight to tap the earth Throne sings Red River Val ey Fellin is a Pennsylvania Polka man His wife Anna 47 sadeyed but composed has watched at the surface every day Theyll get Davey know they will she says But Fellins brother Joseph 61 and just retired says he figures there is about a 100tol chance and he adds We both should have given up mining years ago only reason you dont is that its the only place to go An expert on the surface Lt Richard Anderson of the Naval Research Institute s a y he thinks they can hold out Its a tribute to their guts that they havent given up by now Thats always the worry These are pretty tough char acters The drills make a pounding clanking heavy rending noise Near dusk Thursday in order to lower radioactive cobalt to see if the two could use a geiger counter to detect how close a missedmark shaft was the big drill suddenly stopped Dead silence The observers looked stunned for a moment You could hear birds twittering far off It might have been some kind of irony Because a radio sta tion man hart sent a query down the long line to Fellin 331 feet away Davey what kind of music do you like He spoke into the mike I want to hear the birdies sing came Fellins voice grat ing out of the two loudspeakers at the shaft top Then he broke again into Pennsylvania Polka ;