Twin cities disagree over daylight savings time, 1965

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Twin cities disagree over daylight savings time, 1965 - is daylight saving time sooner than how-...
is daylight saving time sooner than how- iPRaiiy permissible has gone rel-fver, was!atjveiy unnoticed until St. Paul decided to chance and Minnoa- poijs decided it will not. Now Gov. Karl Rolmaag is angry and the State Legislature is fighting mad that one of the Twin Cities has decided to "break the law." The St. Paul City Council Tuesday approved an ordinance St. Paul Beats Twin's Time LEGISLATURE IS TICKED OF' ST. PAUL (AP) - Disreeard Minnesota law in changing to two weeks ahead of the official The Chisholm Council, however, state changeover. the ii with-the About a dozen communities in the state already have changed to DST. They include Winona an many small communities along the southern border adjoining Wisconsin, and Duluth and smaller Iron Range towns also near Wisconsin. Rochester goes on DST Sunday. The city councils of Virginia and Evelcth, both Iron Range cities, voted Tuesday night to to go on fast time Sunday go on fast time Monday. in KNOWS TIME OF AY NF.AR DUMJTH? j DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - If a,fect from Duluth City Hall to fellow in or around Duluth won t nil 't vrmi ill a 9:1 mn rf rlntr nn'f sin- . , . npfthaHtf rinps. L.t knQ r ' Duluth and parts of St. Louis County arc in the midst of what amounts to a preview of the situation in the Twin Cities when St. Paul goes on daylight saving time at 2 a.m. Sunday adjoining Minneapolis gen- in decided that community would remain on Manual u umu- uuui ' . P .... , tV ftffiiinl rinln li 'i II 1 1 (n 1 ( I" 1 Babbitt and Ely, also on the Iron Range, already are on fast time and Tower, Soudan and Hibbing will go on fast time Monday. Biwabik and Aurora are staying on standard time. Rolvaag accused St. Paul and other cities which have made the change of "rash, short-sighted, extreme and unwarranted" action. He deplored what he termed "taking the law into one's own ; hands." Legislators, too, criticized the the St. Louis County Court house, but can get back on standard time by walking another 100 feet to the Federal Building. holds fast to a state law and central standard time. Around Duluth even officials in some bordering townships can't tell time. In suburban Hermantown, children observe daylight saving time in school, but adults watch another clock Law-abiding St. Louis County commissioners refused to touch the hands, but ordered em ployes to start work an hour earlier to keep in step with the city of Duluth, one of the earliest of more than a dozen Minnesota communities to install early DST. The isles of time difference prevalent here will extend to St. Paul Monday. Legislative leaders said the state Senate and House will remain on standard time. A unique spot will be KSTP moves to fast time. Said Rep. L.J. Lee of Bagley, a longtime foe of DST, "It's worse for city officials to break the law than for the young peopl the law than for the young peo ple we re always talking about up here." Mayor Arthur Naftatin of Min neapolis said he will veto any move by his city council to change to fast time with St. Paul but he said he would make a strong appeal to the legislature, now in session, to change the law so that Minneapolis can change legally with St. Paul. State law sets daylight saving time to run from the fourth Sunday in May until the day after Labor Day. Naftalin said that with St. while conducting township business. Nearby Cloquet remains on ni" MitiHi.iui nine iiiuii wm viiii- ituuu mm iru-v i.miiii. mm Milium '. ! ..i j i.v i. ii.. I ii rri...:.. fl:.:-- i ..I ion, .si anion anil i'.sko. vn me suhihiics me i win vines iminiu- Walk-jNorth Shore clocks are on fast ary. Some program preparation time in on It injury, In Duluth a person can lose is done on the St. Paul side of the boundary and broadcast an entire hour by walking lOOfrom the Minneapolis side. in Teb-iu Paul on fast time and Minnea-! polis on standard time "will be intolerable." 1 It was pointed out, too, that many Twin Citians live in one city and work in the other. i'he Minnesota Twins, whose! rban Blooming- park is in suhurl I Sea Page 2 No. 1

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  1. St. Cloud Times,
  2. 05 May 1965, Wed,
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