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RAIL EMBARGO HALT FREIGHT larriers Turn Down ien. Mansfield Plea 'o Let Congress Act · WASHINGTON (UPI)-- Senate Democratic .Leader /like Mansfield was rebuffed by the railroads today in.an ffort to get a further extension of the rail strike deadline ^et for 12:01 a.m. local time Thursday. With time running out in a drive to pass legislation deigned to head off the nationwide walkout, the Montana ^enator appealed to both sides to keep the trains running antil Congress can act. He said it was their clear responsibility to do so. J. E. Wolfe, chairman of management's National Railway ^abor Conference, promptly rejected the appeal. Wolfe said a previous extension of the deadline was a aistake because the unions used the grace period to "improve their otherwise intolerable public relations position." Despite the rejection of Mansfield's proposal, there still as some hope Congress would beat the deadline. The Jouse arranged to debate its somewhat different version *££ of the bill and then pass the Senate version when the cferk R M other chamber does complete action. THE LAWTON CONSTITUTION VOLUME 62--NO. 16 (AP) (UPI) THIRD AND A AVE., LAWTON, OKLA., TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 1963 20 PAGES SINGLE COPY Sc--STREET EDITION Council Takes Recess To Get New Budget Ciiy councilmen this morning recessed their weekly meeting until irmy Relaxes iaigon Rules · By PETER AK.VKTT Associated Press State Writer SAIGON. Viet Nam (AP)--U.S. \mbassador Henry Cabot Lodge It the railroads do go ahead Drillers Continue Hunt For Third Man Rescued Miners Teel Fine', Worry Over Fate Of Buddy In other action, the council ordered paving to be planned lor streets which wore not pro- \vith their plan to put new work tested out of two paving districts, rules into effect as scheduled, i t j deanne-xed a 20-acre tract of land will idle about "00,000 rail work-1 in the southwest Lawton area, and ers, including both those who go on strike and those who retuse to cross picket lines. approved a transfer to industrial property purchased earlier by Caddell Transport Co. Shortly before Mansfield made! The paving districts which were his appeal, the major railroads an-1 ordered to be carried out are No. nounced an embargo on all freight 1^4 ard \ 0 115 effective Wednesday midnight *,,, u * protest, '.nsufncicnl Wednesday midnight. But they promised to try to get to their .....,,,, . ....... ,,, destinations any travelers on trains nferrod for more than two hours ! when , t n e tfrike deadline rolls [today wilh Ngo Dinh Nhu, the in- around. iuoiitial younger brother ol Pi'csi- i for their pan, the five rail broth- j 1ri . T 1 erhoods involved in the four year |, C ] Hcndrick and Hendrick, consulting engineers, -reported protests were insufficient la remove anv o( the o. 115. The streets, in Brockland addition, include Elm irom Reject Treaty On Tests Ban, Admiral Asks WASHINGTON (API --Retired Adm. Arlcigh A, Burke, former chid of naval operations, recom- . mended today the Senate reject ! the limiled nuclear tert ban trea- ; walkout. Thoy met at the request o( NTiu, who heads the secret police. Whatever the trend ol the discussion. thoi'C were indications the Istrici army rule of Saigon was re- i major rail Terminal to lot a . strike captains in the event of a : 28: and Delrose from Cache Road; "I believe it may be ratified " Unions S«»t They will be assigned to every to co-ordi- [inxing, even though the people j nate strike activities if there is [were warned soldiers have orders · a shutdown, a spokesman said )to shoot into any illegal gathorins. j Tn Ncu . York a unjon ' ' Continued tension was reflected ] man said Long Island Railroad to lot 17, block 16. A majority of streets in the oth or district "were removed when ter three hours of closed-door tes- owners of more than 50 per cent of the property liable tor assessments filed written protests in the city clerk's office, Street portions which arc to be improved because protests were but if it is we will regret it," the former top naval officer said af- timony before the Senate Armed Services subcommittee. He (old newsmen oui-side that lie recommended thai Ihe Senate reject the ireaty although this had not been included in from Sheridan Road to 21st; ·' -- ·· hour. ; from ess agency announced in a j The spokesman, Harold Pryor' f TO m oadcasl dispatch Diem has or- j advised thousands of Long Is-1 Jrom ^ fo Monroc . 15(h frorn |dcred the election put o« until , land commuters "to take the day Gnrfield to Bishop Road. 13th from Wednesday. He said t h e ; Bell to Euclid. 12th from Lee to [further nolic.. , off Curlew L,ttcd Relaxation o martal law . WOO trainmen have .boon | Washington. 13lh from. Lee , was summoned * ..an U a.m., EOT lo And tho Verification Urgi'il Burke conlii'mcd this a Urike-'-. meeting Wednesday and the session. would*, seriously at- 14th .from-.I.oc lo j i moment later. A AA , n- I J " Washington. Oak from mi to. 2^1. lg u r k c and 21st from Lee to, \\-Bshington. , Pl*n« suggested by lifting ol the iiaigon curfew and according to the Viet 1 press, in some provincial feet the line's" 'service. Tho Ifeng Island is Yhc nation's Barbed wire barricades were largest commuter railroad, (removed from the uptown area, .Mansfield s R i d . h e was "hope. where Saigon University's lacul- lul, but doubtful" that the Sen- i to advertising for bids on the pro- · . i I I I I I I U I . U M I P U V l - l . The consulting engineers v.-crc In-1 dcHr j aci ] itics i structcd to prepare detailed plans and specifications in preparation In · his prepared lestimony. senators to demand of verification or limited inspection ot Soviol nu- ratifying socn. i issue in the dispute. Civilian censors supplanted mil- Issues Statement jitary censors in processing news i But he said the position of j (dispatches relayed abroad. ' the carriers and rail brothcr- \ But there were increased troop I hoods was clear. He then I concentrations in downtown Sai- j declared: pon. | "Pending completion ol action Cxjries Kennedy Note , by the Senate and Congress, I Lodge presented his credentials would expect that the carriers to Diem Monday and conferred · will not put into effect the chanc- thc Ireaty, (o prevent cheatinR by the Russians. Kisliukowjky. science nd- Prcsidont Dwipht he en, , dorscd the trcatv without "the | from three property owners for S | icn | CSt rescivation." Treaty supporters contend the pact would not limit any wartime use of nuclear weapons, and say no such reservation is needed. Has Xo Kocrvnlion.s Kistiakowshy snid under ques- i tioninc he was not qualified lo testify on lcR.il points raised by COCNC1I-. J. C-l. 1 twice with the president. He carried a note from President Kennedy spelling oul U.S. views of the Vietnamese crisis. Lodge arrived in Saigon Thursday and replaced Frederick E. Nolting, who resigned as ambassador. Brig. Gen. Ton That Dinh, Sai- gor.'s military governor, moved I es in work rules which arc sched- jSill Troops Fire Second Pershing Heat To Remain, Forecasters Say Eisenhower "but from the wcnp ! ons point of view I sec no need WHITE SANDS M I S S I L E j for a reservation." RANGE, N.M. (Staff)-- Fon Sill i Kistiakowshy testified before troops today fired the second and ; the Sunate Foreisn Relations last in a series of "warm-up" Pershing missile shois and prepar- Commit'tee, whL'c Burke appeared a t a closed session of a Senate No relief is seen from nigh 1cm-1 States. ed lo move out next week for his- ; armed services subcommittee. A i lory's first long-range firing over I copy of his statement was made ! populated areas of the United j available to newsmen. Burke suggested that this coun- trv and the Soviets dismantle shoot into "any 5 makers who violate the state of Widely scattered thunderstorm- 1 :1 ou; a hitch. mar:ial law" imposed Wednes-1 may occur late Wednesday," how-1 The missile -was fired from the ever. The mercury is expected to i same position on Hueco range of VIET NAM. 1'iic* 2. Cul. 4 swiftly to prevent mass uprisings. | peratures for the Lawton area as I Battery A, 2nd Missile Battalion. _._ He ordered security forces to j weathermen continue their cry of 144th Artillery, sen 1 , the second j existing nuclear testing sites or Sroup of trouble- j -hot. hot, hot; j Persjiing shot down range with I a^ree upon some limited inspection plan, such as Eisenhower's "Open Skies" inspection proposal, which the Soviets rejected when it was made in 1955. AllhoUKh urging reservations and predicting that Russia will cheal, Burke said: "It looks as if this treaty will be ratified in the near future. I have grave misgivings as to whether this Mil be a step toward peace or a step toward dccreas- ll [·Turkey Creek 'Project OK'd J By TACK CLELAM) ' (Ctiimtlliillnn U'jiMhlucl"n Hurrjiu) » WASHINGTON--The House Ag- ;riculture committee today approv- jed the S4.9 million Turkey Creek J watershed project in Greer, Jack- json and Harmon counties. Today's action clears the way .for the U, S. Department of Agriculture to begin alloting federal funds for the project. A total of 52,899,440 has been earmarked J°r the work. The Senate Agriculture commit- .tec approved the project earlier ^Jthis month. Committee approval by .the House and Senate .is all that ·is needed to qualify the project for federal funds. Plans call for construction of 41 flood water retarding structures and 13 miles of channel improvement. The project will cover 196,400 acres in the three counties. Local sources have been workinp on the project without federal aid since 1958. It will be.officially known as the Tri-Counly Turkey Creek Water; shed project. Rep. Victor Wickersham, who proposed the project to the House j .0 committee, announced its ap- c proval. 1 Area Weather Forecast ; _; Clear to : partly ' cloudy and hot xthroiigh Wednesday; widely scattered thunderstorms late Wednes!; ; day; high : today and .Wednesday. ])103; low -tonight 7S; low Monday VJO; high Monday -104; ·-11:30 a.m. ' reading 99. read a high of 103 degrees today and tomorrow. Monday's official high in Lawton reached a scorching 104 degrees compared with state highs of 95 at Guymon to 107 at McAlester. Low tonight should drop to 7S. Monday night's low was 70 in Lawton and ranged from 67 at Guymon to 78 at Oklahoma Qtv. Fort Bliss as was the first test shot. Impact area was on the northern reaches of the was; eland. The flight again covered less than the maximum 400 miles for the Pershing but troops next week will go out after the big one. Officials said the unit will be moving out to Blanding. Utah, for the long range shot over populated areas some time next week. ing the security States.". of the United As Principals Confer By .TAX JACOBS Slii« Writer Lawion met today '.s elementary principals j y with administration of- Sophi ficials. to complete plans for the ! three schools from 8-11:-15 a.m. 1363-64 term as enrollment week i Thursday, activities continued. Also this morning, juniors enrolled in the city's three public high schools," wiQi a total of 950 reported by noon. Other activities planned before classes .actually begin Tuesday, SepL 3, include the general teachers meeting and the OEA workshop Wednesday, a mixer for teachers Thursday evening, continuation of high school enrollment, and enrollment in junior high and elementary schools.. Juniors registering this mom- ing included approximately 775 from Lawton high school. 45 at Douglass and 140 at Eisenhower, On Monday, 612 seniors enrolled at LHS, and 31 registered at Doug- Joyous Pair Sing, Dance After Ordeal SHEPPTON. Pa. (UPI) -- Two joyous coal miners, one singing and the other dancing a jig. were rescued early today from a cold, dark chamber more than 300 feet uunderground where they wers trapped for two weeks. Henry Throne and David Fellin were i.l high spirits as rescue workers lifted them slowly through the IS-inch shaft drilled 309 feei through dirt, clay, rock and coal. They were flown to a hospital by helicopter and were in "good" condition. Throne. 28, said he would go into the mines again. Fellin, 5S, said he was not scared throughout his long ordeal. Helps Map Plans Fellin was singing "I'll be coming around Ihe mountain" during his slow ascent. Throne danced a little jig when he reached the surface and saw humans other than Fellin lor the first time since Aug. 13. The rescued pair was reported deeply concerned about the fate of the other man trapped with them. Although Fellin still hadn't begun to catch up on his sleep he worked from his hospital bed "with state officials to help map plans for determining what happened to Louis Bova, -12, trapped in a separate chamber in the Aug. 13 cavcin. Fellin's wife, Anna, said his | mood, merry throughout [he rescue in a special safety harness by way of escape shaft, has turned to preoccupation with Eova's fate. "I've got to try lo help my buddy," Fellin said again and again. ened its doors last fall, will have j nTt'y lo"theV'm^r7rc1vFri;jh[5 Even as Felling fretted, crews no senior class until 1964-65. , march on Washington Wednesday. were drilling a 12-inch hole co- But apprehension still hung in the : ward 3 ? v ^' s burrow, over 300 feet air--about transportation, about i doWT . similar to the one by which the uncertainty of numbers, about 11* 16 ° !n er two were saved. Au- Junior high school enrollment j an unexpected spark ol violence. t-'ioriries said this hole may be schedules show Douglass and Eis-' The railroad unions have set a : com P lcc °d by tonight The boring enhowcr freshmen slated to enroll nationwide strike for midnight s ,° . wa .s_reponed to be to a Dave FelJiu sports beard after two weeks imprisoned in coal mine. Enrollment Continues Apprehension About March Hangs In Air lass. Eisenhower, which first op- WASH1NGTON (AP) -- Leaders continued to pledge calm and dig- .omores will register at the Thursday morning, .eighth "graders ] scheduled that afternoon, and sev- i enth graders set for Wednesday night if new work rules go into effect then. It is a j strike that could leave thousands | depth of 135 feet. -Vo Word Since Last Tuesday Bova has not been heard frors of weary demonstrators stranded: since last Tuesday. Tomlinson ar.d Central junior i al *l TMM°S in Washington. i He waj . separa[ed ' from . e 0[h . Congress was set today to continue its try at legislation that would prevent the strike. The uncertainty about numbers was accented early today when a spokesman lor the march headquarters, Sy Posner, reported that high school freshmen .will enroll Thursday afternoon, eighth graders will register Friday .morning, and seventh g r a d e r s will go through the lines Friday afternoon. All elementary students will enroll at.S:30 a.m. Friday. Enrollment activity will cease . . . . ,,,,,,,,. Wednesday, as 'all teachers attend i Join in the demonstration were ! atx^ the general meeting at LHS. T h e ' 1 ' ' J -"---' ers by 25 feet of debris. Four efforts to drill a small lifeline to hire--like the one driven down to t ellin and Throne -- failed. At Week In Hospital the hospital. Dr. Peter about 2,000 of the p o n s around i "ThronTsSi Saras, Throne's physician, said: c u n t j ELEMENTARY PRINCIPALS. Heads of ;tawton's : 25 public, eleraen- '.:. field;. 'Monta, Collins, Eisenhower-"Laura Sherry,.Will ;Rogers; -Helen tarv schools met this morning;.with suDerintendeht John LV.Shoemaker, . Mclntosh, Whittier;.Louise Kirkham,'Washington:.Frances Curb. Lee;" financial difficulties and would not be able to come to the [ capital. ; Posner said the Southern Chris| tian Leadership Conference led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had sent about J2.000 to its headquarters in Atlanta to help cover the .transportation costs of 200 marchers from Albany. Ga., and IOC from. Savannah, Ga. Police, meanwhile, prepared to cope with the massive crowds, but they still were not sure just how many people, trains, planes, uses and cars would stream into the city- for the. march. But police' were sure the crowds would, be'big.. Estimates range from 100,000 to 250,000. With crowds of this- size., come the potential.for trouble. -.Some., special, trains, and .buses begin, .rolliag. toward the . capital today, carrying . demonstrators from afar..' · A 'special' freedom, train, lor', example, Is scheduled to-start on its way-no later- than 6 p.m. and head through. Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, picking up passengers' in-.the. South. Temperature..-Ghart : i -i good cen- to ; dition. He has some complaint the bruises on his right hand and complained about a tingling on the bottom of his feet, which disappeared once he began walking around the roon." Dr, Anthony Fedullo, Feliin's physician, said; "Felljn is feeling very good. Rigght now he's taking, a tub bath. He is in a good humor, smiling, glad 10 be safe. He keeps mentioning 'Ac no time was !·'· scared.-' tary .schools met .this morning .with superintendent John D..Shoemaker, second row, -far right, to make final plans ; for .the 1963-64 school year, wiich officially begins 'Tuesday; Sept. 4.; Principals' and their/respective : .schools are,-left .to.right; first rpw,, -.Clarence:'Shields, Howell; Walter, ·Oswalt, 'Taft;-Wilbert Landrith,··Roosevelt-;---John Littlefield, Jackson; Johnny Parrish,,Edison : ;jPaul Prior, Lincoln-;;Thad Foster,-Sheridan; Monroe Wortham, Pecan .Grove; second row, Mildred Goltharp.vGar- Mclntosh, Whittier;.Louise Kirkham,'^Vashmjfton;.Frances ( Christina Swan'son, Swirmey; Rpzella- Becker,r Geroniino; third.row, Lemuel Harkey, Dunbar; Orvis Rigsby, Westwood; James Bails}',: West-' :ern Hills; Raymond. Smith, Jefferson-;' James -Roberts; .Adams; Fred. Thomason, Wpodrow^ilson; Dewey Parlier;;Cley'eland;.Garland Curtis,-. Hoover;' Not pictured -"is JohnSadberry, principal of Douglass, which, 'includes':grades 1-12.'· ;; - 'V'V, '··'··'::.. : '; y '; ; V ! ·; .:-''.'·": ; (Staff ; P.hqto). 2-1-Hour. : Riiui;c l2:(JO noon.'-1 , BJT.J ,lTW p. ..ii; .'--Inl .. 2:00 p. m. --101 '. ·3:00 p.' ni.' --W.3:00' ,'·):) p....m. --101 -1:00- a .5:«J. p.-'.;m.' -- iOO'-"3;00 '6:00 'n. m. --. DH, G:0t) ·7:00 i.' m.' --. M T:(X) 8:00 ff. 'm. .»;:.;.8;w'-n -0:00 p.. m.i'^T'SO ?0:(M'.a iO:(W p.' ill, -: ' H 7 10:00 UiOO p. in,' -- .Su '.11:00-a. :.DI----. . (Courtcsj;. .PuMJc., Service ;O? f - In --. 81 in.' : --101.' 'iiW a.'- m! '·--. 51 m.'. -- 80 m. --. ~in." --1 "3 J-n..-. · · He has complained MJNIiKS, Kf.ft '^, about ^ Woman Accused Of Sellingihild: The county . attorney's otfice today filed a rare charge, of "trafficking in children!'; against a. Lawron woman .who. .is accused ot selling her eight-month-old baby .daughter. - - · - . ' , Detective · Gapt. Cleo Stout signed the complaint which was filed in . Special ·· Sessions court against Inez Marie. :Prock, 38, of 301 I Local' offlc'ers arrested 1 the woman, during,. ''the past ' weekend . after. receiving; a report that she allegedly had .sold her. daughter, to a couple, for 5200. ·'· .· The. transaction:, reportedly occurred in a ' downtown. -Cavern where. 'the woman.. 'was, employed.; · Officials said Identity, of the couX pie who. allegedly bought : the baby. had -notJ.been. ascertained, and: the whereabouts of the baby was. not known. · ' · · · ·

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