his two P ) -- $5.67- in - under Snow ir From page 1 ravine and then stole snow scraper. "These are the meanest men I have Williams lamented after paying $45 to have his pulled back on the roadway. Mayor John H. Poelker St. Louis said the city department contacted all major industries and businesses in the city, recommending that they close early and release employes on a staggered basis to avoid another of massive traffic tie-ups. The McDonnel Douglas Corp., one of the metropolitan area's largest employers, released its first shift early and suspended second and third shifts as National Weather Service predicted a 14-inch snowfall before the storm was over. William J. Wilson, St. street director, declared a snow emergecy and put effect the city's snow route ordinance, which prohibits parking on designated streets. Stalled cars in the city were towed at a cost of and drivers of stalled cars without chains, snow tires radial tires were given summons for police court appearances in addition to the tow charge. The St. Louis public dismissed classes early Wednesday afternoon and officials said no decision been made on whether classes will be held Thur- sday. Telephone and electrical service reportedly was not interrupted during the but John. Earl of South- western Bell Telephone the company was handling estimated 50 to 100 per more calls than normal.