The Lawton Constitution from Lawton, Oklahoma on August 22, 1963 · Page 12
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The Lawton Constitution from Lawton, Oklahoma · Page 12

Lawton, Oklahoma
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Thursday, August 22, 1963
Page 12
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THE LAWTON CONSTITUTION, Thursday, August 22; 1963 re U in IV! 'U ·a T Pictures Jell Dramcr/ic Story Of Mine Rescue Operation, Anxiously Wailing families MRS. BOVA VISITS MINE RESCUE SCENE. Mrs. Louis Bova, wife of the injured miner who has been entombed apart from two others in coal mine near Hazleton, Pa., since Aug. 13, is shown carrying her S-month-old son as she visits site of rescue efforts. (AP Wirephoto) . BIG DRILL MISSES TRAPPED MINERS. Drill operators look disconsolately from control cab of drilling rig just after quitting operation when it was learned the 12- inch well being drilled toward three miners trapped underground had missed its mark. Operators are Sal Jumpeter, left, and Paul Matrishion, both of McAdoo, Pa. LOWKIl AWAY. James Thompson, IndependenL Miners Association mine rescue worker, gives the order Lo lower bag of supplies to miners trapped below ground for nine days. Photo was made shortly before drilling operations got underway today. (AP Wirephoto) .,, Prayers Offered For Miners, Rosary, Medals Are Lowered IIAZLETON, Pa. (API--Many persons are praying for three miners trapped 331 feel underground. They're alsn sending letters and cards of encouragcmTM! lo the men's families. Mrs. David Fcllin, whose husband is one of the trapped miners, said loday she hud received several letters nnd cards. Sonic letters contained money. "\Vc ore praying [or (he men and their families." said a curd from a Wilkes-Barre. Pa., f a m i l y . ! ^SuJJiS "Cod bless you a l l , Keep up your ; .SSS courage." ! Mrs. Fellin said the letters and · cards have liftpcl her spii-ils. i Financially, she said, "il's vprj 1 [ hard. My friends and family are «5J-"-TJ helping In every way." '·"-'··' ' A rosary and SI.. Clirislopher's medals were lowered Wcdncsdny llirough a sbc-inch lifeline QUICK LOANS Borrow money on your cmr or other Rood security. No red tape. We'U tlnance TOO. M. D FINANCE CO. S* E Avnmin DUl El rmzfl hole lo 111" i wo miners (rapped lo flPllin 1 . r"ollin and flcin-y Throne. Thry were provided by the Rev. Edmoiid Roman, a Roman C.'ilho- lic mission.-iry, A Hnzlelon [aniil.% 201 i he rosary nnd medals on n recent trip to Hi/me, where Ihe arliclcs were hlrssccl by Hie Pope, OFFICIAL SCHOOL BOOKS AND LISTS AVAILABLE Buy your school look.« :iml .supplies noivl RATCLIFFE'S 2 Locutions -- 31" D nnd Cuchc ftoiid Sqimre MRS. FELLIN AND SON AT RESCUE SCENE. Mrs. David FeUin holds handkerchief to her face as she is led past huge drill by her son, Joseph, after she talked with her husband yesterday over microphone lowered to chamber in which he is trapped with Henry Throne. (AP Wirephoto) Miner Recalls The Feeling Of A Cave-In HAZLETON. Pa. (AP)--"Il's a chilling experience. It look me a whole week to TMct over it." Herman Trent. 57, recalled today his feelings when he was trapped for 24 hours 600 feel underground in the Hazleton shafl colliery in 1939, The drama of three miners trapped near Sheppion since Aug. 13 brouehl to his mind that he fell "isolated, very cold." "I wasn't afraid," he said, "because I knew the boss would find me al quilting lime. When he came, he tapped two and three, and I lilt bottom rock with a hammer. That means danger--f need help. He heard me, so he went for help. He got miners and they started lo dig me out." Trent said the cave-in which caughl him was small compared- to Ihc one in wlu'ch the three miners are trapped. In Trent's case, only .one small working place gave way. Other miners were working below him. They du£ 35 feet upward and rescued him. Although Trent said at first he wasn't afraid, he laler added: "ft scares you very much. You're in shock. It's a very dangerous job.. Every .day you're. in danger of EcjUing killed. Trent worked in the mines until 1955 when he took a chauffeur's job. . · . . "I should have got out sooner," i he said. . J Sooner Legislator Embroiled In Constitution Change Fight HONOLULU (AP) -- Oklahoma stale Sen. Tom Tipps oi Ardmore has become embroiled in a controversy over three proposed U. S. constitutional amendments aimed al cutting federal power. The dispute is expected to result in a floor light Friday at lie National Legislative Conference here, Tipps, a conference delegate, issued a statement supporting the amendments which would g i v e slates power to make constitutional changes without congressional approval, eliminate .federal jurisdiction in court cases over apportionment on slate legislatures and create a Court oi the Union which could overrule the U. S. Supreme Court. ' "The sovereignty of the several states is threatened as never' before in our history," Tipps said. "Recent federal court decisions on state legislative reapportionment are shocking examples of despotism and usurpation of constitutional authority by the federal courts." A special 3-judge federal court reapportioned both houses of the Oklahoma Legislature' on a population basis July 17, . Conference president W. Stuart Helm · of Pennsylyania made a plea to "keep this program out of politics," but admitted privately it was an idle wish. F L E A S ? Call FOG SEKVICE EL5-2078 "We're apparently going to have a real hassle Friday" when the resolutions arc voted on, he said. The host Hawaii delegation haj; prepared c o u n t e r resolutions charging that the three amendments would "disintegrate the foundations of the Constitution by the process of erosion/' NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC Applications :iru now bciiiK' iicccplecl for admission lo Nit-- McMAHON-TOMLINSON NURSING CENTER ;il^fi Arlington Avc., Tjtwlon, OKIu. Tin; center will render lolnl nursing cnro for paliiinls with cardiac, hcninpk'Kic, - i i r l h r i l i c :md oilier loiiK lemi deblliLltintr Oiscnscs a( moiloriilt rales. For further infornialion while or visit the center al the above address or phone EL 7-:ii40 or EL 5-8C20. MURPHY COLE, Administrator Coin Club Plans Meeting Tonight · The Laurton-Fort Sill Coin club will have' its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. today in the Geronimc 'room of the Hotel Lawtonian. Due to the success oi a swap, session at July's meeting, another session.and an auction will be held tonight. Guests are invited and will be eligible to win. the door prize, a proof set. AUTO PAINT JOB SPECIAI^BeautifuJ SIM B.iicd Enamel Paint. Job jr/I rn for only D*KjU Any Wreck Repaired--Fendem Strujglitened. All Work Guar- uitced--30 Years Same Location Wiest 33 Auto Service «th £ B Ave. DlaJ EL 5-ms FIX U YOUR HOME See Us For_, _ build ing materials · REMODEL · REPAIR · ADD-A-ROOM · PAINT · RE-ROOF · DECORATE -- FREE ESTIMATES -- Sfi-Montlu to ^f Allen's Home Lumber Co T^ 107 P C»no» Dial EL5-1933 102 E Street If you have a good job you have CREDIT at CITY NATIONAL BANK the LOANINGEST BANK IN TOWN save when you borrow ... no need to be a checking customer to borrow, here. 4th and D Streets Lawton, Oklahoma 35-Piece China Set or Complete Set of School Supplies For One Child enrolled in first thru ninth grade Includes: Complete sot of nec**ssnry l*xt book 1 *: one pnc.kfti. of pencils: p:ickrt of 200 s h i f t s of notebook paper; -scissors; one jjir of n i n e ; one A r t j f u m eraser; one r u l e r ; one prntr.irlor; one compass; one hox of colored pencils or cruyon.s; one n o f r h n o k binder or clipboard. With Each Purchase of $200 or More fnmitare sale NOTHING DOWN! NO PAYMENTS TIL OCTOBER! 2-Piece Bassett BEDROOM SUITE S 135.98 Wifh Tilting Plate Gloss Mirrorj With Tax 5-Piece Early American LIVING ROOM SUITE 134.95 With Tax 3 Occasional Tables, Tweed Cover Sofa, S Big High Back Chair SLEEPER Full-Size Mattress 149.95 With Tax ROOM OUTFIT SALE © 16-PIECE HOUSE GROUP 1 MAPLE TABLE with high-pressure plastic top and 4 CHAIRS 2-PIECE BEDROOM SUIT with bookcase headboard, mattress, box springs and 6-drawer dresser 3 OCCASIONAL TABLES burn and scratch resistant 2-PIECE OVERSTUFFED LIVING ROOM SUIT Starting At Only LOWEST OVERHEAD IN UWTON 1514 Lee ' ' . . . , ' EL 5-8857 Open 9 to 9^-6 Days a Week . LOWEST PRICE FOR Y O U ! ! !

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