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Winona Daily News (Newspaper) - May 20, 1963, Winona, MinnesotaCloudy Cool with intermittent rain tonight tuesday tomorrow Sun rises 4 35 Cost sets 7 32 new Moon May 22 City traffic Box score deaths. Accidents. Injuries. Damages. A a to Date 1963 1962 1 1151 19542 40$27,565 $48,710 108th year of publication Winona Minnesota monday May 20, 1963 ten cents per copy a sixteen Page adjournment hits new stumbling Block Cooper tells of seeing heart m of China from space Craft by John Barbour associated press science writer Cape canaveral Fla. A astronaut Gordon Cooper s space tale of his a whirlwind world tour is a study in contrasts he saw the Bamboo curtained heart of red China. He nearly saw his own Home hidden by Trees in Houstoon Tex. He saw things As colossal As the Himalayas and things As puny As houses in India trucks a boat a train. He awoke startled from his space sleep forgetting for a moment where he was. Yet he had the greatest presence of mind in flying his spacecraft Back to Earth through the roasting and dangerous moments of re entry. But somehow in the telling at sundays news conference in Coopers own relaxed and Light style it All seemed to come out the same. The first signal of trouble with his automatic Pilot was the flashing Green of a warning Light. A i thought maybe at first id just ignore it but i decided maybe i better not a he said. A i was afraid it would t go away. A i found that the re entry into the Earth a denser atmosphere was easier on the first portion than what we had been practising in procedures training with the computers. Everything went very Well on it.�?�. With the Calm diagnostic tones of an Engineer he measured the preciseness of each element of his flight. Occasionally his humor caught the situation. One chore aboard was to Transfer to separate containers urine samples collected at various stages of the flight a for later analysis. It would help he said to have larger fittings on the trans thousands cheer Cooper. Astron Back after his 22-orbit ride through space. Be aut Gordon Cooper Waves to the crowds lining Side him in the car is or. Robert Seamans As the Highway near Cocoa Beach Fla., sunday associate director of the National aeronautics thousands of people turned out to Welcome him and space administration. A photo fax Cooper has rest before Ifal fete by Jules Loh Cape canaveral Fla. Up with two Days of examinations questions and confetti behind him astronaut Gordon Cooper planned to absolutely nothing today except. Relax. That a something that comes easy to a Man who can doze off while perched atop a rocket set to blast him into space. Asked at a news conference sunday if lie thought his flight concluded project Mercury Cooper replied hat it was his personal opinion that great gain would come from an extended Mercury flight. Then he tossed the question to or. Robert c. Seamans associate administrator of the National aeronautics and space administration. Quot we Art faced with a decision in i he next week or so Utji another Mercury flight a Send aids said but said it is quite unlikely another Mercury manned Mission will he conducted. A the longer you keep Mercury personnel working on Mercury flights. Die longer you delay putting them on the gemini program Quot lie said. Tuesday the laconic oklahoman with the Litick finn Grin will receive the National aeronautics and space administration s distinguished service medal from president Kennedy at a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden. The he will address a joint session of Congress and die following Day will go to new York for n ticker tape Parade. Today Cooper plans Only to rest from the one predictable after effect of his 34-l 0 or cosmic adventure an Onrush of adulation from an admiring populace. A his latest taste of it was a and Heartfelt Welcome by Llie people of Cocoa Bondi who turned out sunday along a 5 a a mile stretch of Sun drenched Highway and waved flags and Hunting nil Bench towels and hollered Quot Well done it was one of the largest crowds Ever assembled in this Neon lighted Sand spit which the astronauts Call their Home away from Home. The astronaut accepted the plaudits from an open car waving and grinning his now famous Grin. Beside him was ids wife Trudy two cars behind were i heir daughters can anal 14, and a Lanita. 13. Smiling in Teea aged Embarrass in int. Welcomed Back to Fer pump. It took half an orbit a something like 45 minutes a to Complete one pumping operation. His fellow astronauts sitting to one Side led the news conference audience in laughter. About using the exercise devices in his cramped cockpit a it turned out to be As much exercise to get to it As it was to in India he said a i noted that i saw individual roads and Rivers ,. And then i saw some Little villages individual villages and i noted that where the houses were scattered out i could see individual houses. A a i saw also at about this Point some trucks on a Road and not too Long after that a train with smoke coming out of it going Down a track. Quot in another area i saw a boat going Down a River creating a Wake behind it. Now 1 done to believe you could see individuals or people or anything that Small but i certainly could see the individual smoke from individual Homes. A i did see Dallas. Texas i did see Houston. I looked Down and saw the lakes right in the area of the new space Agency spacecraft Center. I could t see my own Home. We left too Many Trees up around there.�?�. So his High flying travelogue went on. He did he said take pictures of some parts of red China and especially of the Himalayas. A what did red China look like from space a just like it looks on the map a Cooper answered. His White Teeth flashing. Cooper recited what to him was the heart of the Story the engineering details of his space flight plan. As he did he made constant references to his flight log which he held in his hand. He held up a plastic Container of Brown and yellow dehydrated food and admitted some difficulty m adding water to it during Washington a the supreme court unanimously overturned today the conviction of six adult negroes who were charged with unlawful Assembly for refusing to leave a playground in a Public Park in Savannah a. Chief Justice Warren delivered the courts opinion which said that the six negroes did not have adequate notice that their conduct was prohibited by a Breech of the peace statute. By Hugh a. Mulligan Cape canaveral Fla. Apr Gordon a Back and Cocoa Beach has him. Returning astronaut Gordon a a Gordon Cooper got a thunderous Hometown Welcome sunday a from the tiny three traffic Light town 4hat is the Home pad for America s space pilots. Several thousand people jammed the Highway to watch his motorcade pass from Patrick air Force base where his plane set Down from Hawaii to a Beach Birmingham Board expels 1,081 negroes Birmingham Ala. Apr the Birmingham Board of education today expelled or suspended 3,081 negro pupils who were arrested for participating in desegregation activities or. Tho Wright school superintendent said in a letter that the Board voted to expel pupils Over lit and suspend those 16 years old and younger. The Board letter said that the pupils could apply for summer school to make up the work. The pupils can apply for Cratl Mission for Hie fall term the Hoard ruled hut they will lose the final semesters work. The youngsters were arrested for parading without a permit during mass demonstrations in downtown Birmingham. Weather Federal forecast Winona and Vicinity a consid Ahl cloudiness and continued cools tonight and tuesday with intermittent Light rain tonight and tuesday Low tonight 32-3r, noon fifi precipitation Trace. Local weather official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 a sunday maximum 65 minimum 44 noon 51 precipitation none. Official observations for t he 24 hours ending at 12 in. Today maximum i i minimum 37 noon of precipitation none. Airport weather n. Central observations Max temp �7 at noon min. 51 at 5 . Sunday sky overcast at 4,000 feel visibility 15 a Miles wind 15 . From West barometer 2 1.93 and falling humidity 15 percent. Side Motel where he held his first news conference since setting off on a 22-orbit whirl around the Earth on wednesday. Quot Welcome Back to planet Earth a Quot Gordon Cooper is super and like sentiments were proclaimed from Home made signs and streamers along the seven mile Parade route. At key inter sections High school bands bottled the a air Force song and the March a Oklahoma Quot and a 200-voice elementary school glee club serenaded with Quot god bless Cooper and his wife Trudy acknowledged the cheers with Waves and kisses while perched on the Back seat of a convertible. Two cars behind their teen aged daughters Camala and Janita enjoyed their passage Down Cape canaveral s glory Road where All of America s space heroes get to ride after a successful space journey. The girls Ware a teeny bit embarrassed Over having to ride in the motorcade with wet hair the result of a Cooling dip in the Ocean just before lunch while their father went through another medical Check. Known to lie a shy reticent fellow Gordo easily captivated the crowds with his Boyish Grin and tireless Arm waving. He was everybody a hero but like something from another planet to die youngsters in cardboard space hats who ran alongside his car and beamed at him admiringly. He was pelted with Flowers and confetti All along the route where practically every Home displayed an american Flag Ami the Street lights were Hung with reel White and Blue paper streamers. All in All it was the big big Welcome that Only a Small town can extend1 to n returning hero. Cooper gets a Day to himself Fodiny before heading to Washington for a meeting tuesday with president Kennedy and an address to a joint meeting of Congress wednesday lie goes to new York for the traditional ticker tape Parade and in other official reception i m Bullet pierces Wall kills st. Paul Man st. Paid it apr Earl Randle 12, was killed by a Bullet that came through a Wall of his apart men sunday and struck him in the Side police said Hugh Flowers another tenant in Hie building told officers lie was cleaning his ,30 revolver when it discharged. Astronaut Cooper w it i a Lei of hoses the flight. What was it a newsman asked. Pot roast Cooper answered. He pinned Down the source of the fireflies that previous astronauts had seen flying around the spacecraft in orbit. They come he said from the Hydrogen peroxide jets that control the spacecraft s position apparently Small icicles of discharged water Frozen in space. Cooper marvelled at the precision of his launch. A i Felt As if i was right out on the Point of the Needle being put right to Llie target Quot he said. Madison wis. Up a gov John w. Reynolds put his signature today to a Bill that realigns Wisconsin congressional districts which have not been in effect since 1931. The democratic chief executive called the reapportionment a fair and reasonable Quot and said the Republican controlled legislature should be commended for passing the measure. This Means the wandering 9th District which includes Western Wisconsin counties of Pepin Buffalo Jackson and Trempealeau will go wandering again. Tie ninth District started out in the Green Bay Appleton Region 60 years ago came West to eau Claire Chippewa Falls Menomonie country 30 years later and now will shift South and East to accommodate Waukesha county and part of Milwaukee county. Its departure will make 61 year old rep. Lester r. Johnson d., Black River Falls a congressman in search of a District or a new Job. Five of a a his eleven counties will become part of the 10th District where rep. Alvin e. Of Kon ski a Republican has been firmly entrenched for years. Another five will be enveloped by 3rd District where rep. Vernon Thompson also a Republican is seemingly dug in solid. The remaining county Clark goes into the 7th District where still another Republican rep. Melvin Laird looks unbeatable. Recently there have been reports that Johnson Inay be in line for appointment As federa judge for the Western Wisconsin District an office that has been vacant since january. Then tha governor told a news conference he does not expect the same sort of action from the legislature on the question of re apportioning state Senate and Assembly District. And he warned that if the legislative redistrict ing plan now before state lawmakers should pass he would veto it. A republicans Are supporting a legislative re apportionment proposal that would hold Milwaukee county a Assembly representation to 24 seats. The proposal duplicates a measure former gov Gaylord Nelson vetoed As unconstitutional. Reynolds said he also would reject such a proposal on grounds the Ishio census indicates Milwaukee county is entitled to 26 assemblymen. Judge s son held. Gareth martinis. 23, son of new York City criminal court judge Joseph a. Martinis Waits to be booked at Riverdale police station. The youth was charged with Drunken driving and leaving the scene of an Accident in which five persons were killed sunday night. A photo fax rail unions resume talks by w. B. Ragsdale or. Washington apr the railroads and five operating unions heeding the urgent request of president Kennedy resume bargaining today in their Long fight Over work rules. If no agreement is reached before june 12, Only new legislation providing for either compulsory arbitration or government seizure of the railroads can Block a nationwide rail strike. A three Man emergency Board 1,800,000 wheat Farmers vote tuesday by Edmund r. Do my och Chicago apr the nations estimated 1,800,000 wheat Farmers will vote tuesday on whether they want tighter wheat Contr is to curb production. This is the 12th referendum since 104when the first such vote was taken. But it is the first time that Farmers who grow wheat on 15 acres or Jess will vote. Heretofore the voting was restricted to growers of wheat on More than 15 acres. If two thirds of the voters approve the new controls they will go into effect next year. If the program is rejected acreage allotments will continue and Price supports will be available at about one half of parity or around $1.25 a Bushel. There will be no marketing quotas or Cash penalties for excess production. The now program would Cut the 1 in >4 wheat acreage 10 per cent from 55 million acres to 49.5 million acres wheat would be divided into two Price categories. Eigi ily per cent of tie 1984 crop would go for Domestic food use and exports and would lie supported at $2 a Busiel. The remainder would go for livestock feed and other non food uses and would to supported at $1,30 a Bushel. A Farmer who retired from wheat production a of his old allotment would be paid by die government. Any Farmers who violated the regulations could he fined and jailed provided the basis for new negotiations in a report to the president last week. Kennedy in making the report Public said a there is no time to be lost for completing their agreement in this critical dispute. The ultimate dependence must be upon their own the key Issue in the Battle Over what the railroads Call a Feather bedding is the Fate of 40,000 firemen on freight and Yard trains. A presidential commission last year proposed that the jobs of these firemen be eliminated with 13.000 Low seniority men being dismissed immediately and the other 27.000 jobs being eliminated As men retire die or move to other jobs. Tha emergency Board proposed last week that Only those firemen j who work part time and who have been hired since the earlier report be dismissed immediately. The Union can protest the elimination of a Job and must be prepared to prove that loss of the firemen will create a safety Hazard or an undue Burden or another employee. If no agreement is reached the Board proposed that the question be submitted to binding arbitration by a Neutral third party. The Board also supported the recommendations of the earlier commission that the railroads Musk have authority to modernize their work rules to keep up with technological Progress. A train kills couple near Little Falls by the associated press a passenger train travelling about 75 Miles per hour struck a car on a crossing four Miles South of Little Falls today killing an elderly Royal ton area couple. Dead were or. And mrs. Joseph Rothleutner who lived about a mile and a half from the township Road crossing where the Accident occurred shortly before 10 no. The ears wreckage was hurled about 300 feet along the tracks. Both occupants were killed instantly. Row Over split in education funds blamed st. Paul apr a familiar stumbling Block Lay Between the Minnesota legislature and adjournment of its 1963 session today. The major unsettled problem is education appropriations a matter which has been responsible for As Many late adjournments almost a3 taxes. The education conference committee is wrestling with two differences. The Senate set the per Pupil Aid for Basic Aid districts which include the twin cities at $93, whereas the House favors $95. And the Senate inserted a provision that Basic Aid districts which Levy less than 19 Mills school taxes will have their state Aid reduced proportionately the unit once agreed but went Back to work after the House rejected the first Compromise. Weekend meetings failed to produce a settlement. Also still unfinished is the big state departments appropriations Bill which at this stage carries pay increases for state employees at almost All Levels except the legislative. Senate members of this conference still Are hopeful the House will accept the Senate proposal for a 50 per cent pay increase for legislators but representatives Are fearful such an increase will work against them at the ballot Box in 1964. Senators done to run again until 1966. Members of the conference committee on a third big Bill for a statewide water pollution control program said they were near agreement and expect to finish their work today. Two teenagers drown in cold Minnesota lakes by the associated press two teen agers a University student and an orphanage resident drowned in Minnesota lakes this weekend. In North Minneapolis the body of a presumed drowning victim was found in a Creek. N James flt Kottke 18, a University student and son of or. Frederick j. Kottke head of the University a department of physical Medicine drowned in Snowbank Lake East of Ely saturday. A companion James stir raft 18, Minneapolis Clung to the pairs Canoe after it capsized. Fishermen brought Stirratt to Shore. Kottke also had Clung to the Craft but drowned when he swam after a Drifting paddle. Edward Sharpe 16, formerly of Rural Alexandria but a resident of the st. Cloud children s Home since March drowned saturday in big Watabu Lake about 20 Miles West of st. Cloud the victim four other youths from the Orph Inage and a supervisor Bruce Crandall 18, were in a boat when Sharpe dived into the icy water for a Sivirn. He disappeared and his body was recovered about 20 minutes later. Big Watabu is a deep and very cold Lake a the body of Raymond a Crossman 42, Minneapolis was snagged by a Fisherman in Shingle Creek in Minneapolis saturday. The Coroner s office said Crossman apparently fell into the Creek and drowned. Relatives last monday had reported Crossman missing. Charles Shinn 78. Fargo n.d., died of a heart attack saturday while fishing in a boat on fish Lake near Pelican rapids Minn. Shinn pronounced dead by or. . Lund of Fergus Falls Otter tail county Coroner had been under treatment for a heart condition. Something to croak about Frog jumps 13 feet Wisconsin s new congressional districts Angels Camp Cali. A if repo could talk instead of croak lined thank All who a Ade it All possible and add that it was a real team Effort. Anyway lies the proudest Frog in Calaveras county today. Hopo is Llie 1963 International Frog jump Champion after hopping 13 feel. 4 inches sunday in Dio annual contest that Inis its origin in Mark Twain s famous Short Story a the celebrated jumping Frog of Calaveras his Story has Humble beginnings. Lie vans picked out of a Slough in californians san Joaquin Valley by Leonard Hall former san Jose Santo College student. Hall knew a Champion when to saw one. He look repo Home and trained him in his stable or jumpers. The stable was an overturned old refrigerator behind his apartment. Repo was fed a special diet of liver and Vitamin pills. Loon moved 011 to Iho real a estate business in Walnut Creek with his Cousin Merle. A. Merle a wife Carolyn took repo to Angels Camp for the annual Competition. Lelepo is real Eulale Slang for repossessed Home or one that seems to jump from owner to owner. Repo s distance covered in Ihrcke leaps a foil considerably Short of Dio worlds record of 18 feet ii inches. If he had bettered that Mark it would have been Worth $1,000 to Leonard Hall

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