Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on July 20, 1963 · Page 5
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Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas · Page 5

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Congress Ready for Rail Action By JOE HALL WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is tooling up to move promptly on President Kennedy's recommendations to avert a nationwide railroad strike but few members think it can act in a week. Congressional committee staffs have done considerable research and hearings are expected to start in both branches within a day or so after Kennedy sends up his proposals on Monday. oDateline WESTERN KANSAS By BETH LILEY Wonder how many area residents ventured a quick peak at today's eclipse? Even though the dangers of looking directly at the eclipse have been widely publicized, imagine there were one or two. denizens who cast an unprotected eye skyward. August will be a month of much activity in the area. County fairs will keep rcsidencs busy, not to mention all the pre-school activities. Lane County will kickoff the area county fairs. Di>gh- ton will be the scene of that event scheduled for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Other area fairs include Hugoton, Aug. 22, 23 and 24; Ulysses, Aug. 15, 16 and 17; Syracuse, Aug. 7 through 10; Scott City, Aug. 6, 7 and 8; Johnson, Aug. 13 and 14; Lakin, Aug. 14, 15 and 16; and Leoti, Aug. 20 and 21. Mrs. Alex Apple, Leoti, had a thrilling experience recently. An 18 carat gold wedding band, lost by her some 57 years ago at-the Apple ranch southwest of Leoti was recovered. It was presented to her while she was a patient in the Leoti hospital. The ring, still in good condition, was uncovered from its dusty grave by her -grandchildren who live on tJia ranch. She said she lost the ring in 1906. A migrant ministry program will start at Ulysse s Monday. It will be underthe auspicies of the Ulysses Ministerial Alliance and local lay workers. It's a first for Grant County. Conducting the program will be Frank Tamez who has also conducted similar pro-grams at Holcomb, Lakin and Leoti in recent years. Tourists at the Cimarron Crossing Park might believe they happened onto a "Gun- smoke" TV set. Cimarron residents have been acting the parts ol early western history characters and visiting campers at the park each evening. Gene Harget portrays the part of Chester, including the limp and voice. Shari Feeley fe the friendly Miss Kitty. Doc is played by Dr. G. B. Ellis complete with mustache, vest, black hat and cigar. Gray County Sheriff Chris Steinkuehler Jr., straps down his gun and holster and portrays Matt Dillon, naturally. Reports of deer causing a hazard to motorists are coming in to Scott City. Frank Barber of that town said a truck pulled into his service station with" the front end aU "bashed in" The truck driver informed Barber he hit a good-sized deer that was on the highway. Page 5 Garden CHy Telegram Saturday, July 20, 1963 Legislators said the length of time needed to pass a law will depend on the depth of the President's recommendations. Sen. Lister Hill, D-Ala., chairman of th e Senate Labor Committee, said it "would be moving mighty fast "to get the bill through in one week before the July 29 deadline. But there was some hope that if Congress showed a determination to act by that time, the railroads and unions might again decide to postpone the showdown. Under an agreement made at the White House July 10, the carriers agreed to hold off instituting new work rules—which eventually would eliminate 65,000 jobs—until July 29. The five operating unions also agreed not to call a strike befora then. The President received a report Friday on the facts and issues in the dispute. Its contents will be made public today. The President is expected to use the report as a basis for recommending legislation to solve the dispute and avert or stop a nationwide strike. One highly placed member of Congrcs s said he understood Kennedy would propose a narrowly restricted solution applying only to the current dispute. According to this version, the three-man board headed by Judge Samuel Rosenman which previously made recommendations for settling the argument would be called back into the case. This time it would mak e detailed recommendations for solving 1 all phases. The work rule s would be held .in abeyance during this reconsideration. Thee there would be another 30- day period for bargaining by the rail lines and unions on these findings. Any items" left unresolved 'would be settled by the board. The dispute involves what the carriers call "featherbedding." They want to eliminate jobs, largely those of diesel freight firemen, which they maintain are unnecessary and are costing the railroads and the public $600 million a year. The unions have fought the proposals to institute the new work rules, contending the jobs are necessary for safety and training. • '•• i a On a map Norway appears almost as one great mountain, culminating in 8,097-foot Galdhopig- gen. -Whether buying or selling, use Telegram Want Adi I Weed Harvesting Toloffrn:il Photo Surrounding weeds at the Jones School playground, Boy Scouts of Troop 33 have been on the attack the last few days. Their we*d-pulling project seems to be winning over the pesky plants. The troop is sponsored by Baptist Men's Fellowship. deaths Solomon Stukey Funeral for Solomon Stukey, 87, 309 N. 9th, will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the Methodist Church, the Rev. Paul Manila officiating. Mr. Stukey, longtime resident of Southwest Kansas, died Friday at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born March 20, 1876, at Archbold, Ohio, and came to Kansas with his parents when six years old. He moved to Garden City from Gray" County in 1949. Mr. Stukey was a retired farmer and a memibor of the Methodist Church. He married "Florence E. Meadc, who preceded him in death in 1958. Surviving are three sons, Earnest, Pierceville, Albert, 309 N. 9th and Henry 311 N. 9th; five daughters, Mrs. Pearl McKinney, Dodge City, Mrs. Lois Davison, Satanta, Mrs. Opal Watson, Hamlin, Tex., and Mrs. Esther Rich and Mrs. Clara Johnson, both of Garden City; a sister, Mrs. Anne Laughery, BalticsvilJe, Okla., 13 grandchildren and 30 great- grandchildren. Friends may call at the Garnand Funeral Home Saturday evening and Sunday. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery. Mrs Jennie Derby SUBLETTE — Mrs. Jennie Derby, 73, died this morning at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City following a lingering illness. Born, Sept. 18, 1889 at Carlyle, Ind., she moved to Haskell Coun- ty from a farm at Carlyle in 1806. She was married to George Derby March 31, 1907 in Haskell County. He preceded her in death. Mrs. Derby was a member of Church of the Nazarenc in Sublette. Survivor s al 'c a son, George Derby, Subletle; seven daughters, Mrs. Opal Staton, Denver; Mrs. Jennie Roland, Grand Junction, Colo.; Mrs. Pearl Wright, Salanla; Mrs. Eileen Armentrout, Mrs. Fern Hollopc- tcr and Mrs. Mildred Chrispens, all of Sublette; a' sister, Mrs. Laura Sherwood in Missouri; 27 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements arc incomplete. PhilJips-Whito Funeral Home in Garden City is in charge of arrangements. /see... by The Telegram Jerry Chrite n sen, Garden City, is among Ihis fall's freshmen who have participated in advisement clinics this summer at Oklahoma State University. The clinics are conducted for all incoming freshmen to make them ready for enrollment jn September. Meteorites are composed of iron alloys, mainly nickel . iron and stones made of silicate ma. terials. No Injuries, Plenty of Excitement San Francisco 'Bombed SAN FRANCISCO (AP> — A Navy attack bomber dropped a bomb by mistake on crowded, downtown Market Street Friday during the noon rush to lunch. The pale blue bomb was a prac- lice one. The gunpowder in it didn't explode. And it hit nobody. But it caused plenty of excitement. "I used to fry a bomber in Italy," said Policeman Norman Ronnoberg. "I never expected to get bombed in the streets of San P'rancisco." "It looked like a shotgun had bkwn a three-inch hole through my office window," said Bob Cuy- ler of Menlo Park, an executive on the seventh floor of the eight- story, glass-walled IBM Building. The 25-pound bomb came loose as Lt. R. A. Kiner of Anaheim, Calif., headed his A4A Skyhawk toward a landing at Alameda Naval Air Station after a practice bombing run over California's Central Valley. The bomb, falling 25,000 feet, missed the crowded sidewalks and gouged a hole in the Middle of Market Street a foot wide and four inches deep. Then it bounced in a 300-foot arc over a five-story building while a fragment hit Cuyler's seventh-floor office. Next the Mark 70, Model 5 bomb tore a chunk of concrete from a cornice on the fourth floor of the Phoenix Buikling on Pine Street more than a block away. Then it thudded to the street and bounced against a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. truck in which three workmen were eating sandwiches. "We hard the thump," said one startled workman, Clco Fain, of Sun Bruno. "I got out of the truck and there was the tail piece of this bomb on the street about 10 feet, away. Boy, next time we call lunch with our hard hats on," 1 today... in Garden City Hospitals ADMISSIONS At S(. Catherine Mrs. Clifford Mauley, Z\12 N. Main. Daniel V. Smith, Winonu. Mrs. Robert James, Mullin- villc. George Wignor Sr., 301 N. llllh. Harry P. Brchm, S. Slur III. Mrs. Thomas Uraubcrger, '102 N. 4th. Mrs. Mary Downluln, CIS! Jones. DISMISSALS At St. Catherine 'Mrs. Herbert Watson, Knives- la. Mrs. Jerry Slallings, 1117 Tav- lor. Mrs. Arlalce Schocnhals, 808 N. Main. Mrs. Dclbort Balliiiger, 1321 Huttie. Mrs. Thcron Totld, Holcomb. Ruth Ann Gibson, 511 K. Mapie. Mrs. Ben Bullurd, 1021 N. Ol.h. Glen Dale Combs, Gurdeiidulu. BIRTHS At Raynosford Clinic A girl to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Budd, Burnside Dr., July 20 al 5:23 a.m.; 7 pound-s, 2 ounces. Courts POLICE Fined — J. D. Mosby, 201 S. 8th, *3S, drunk. • Bonds Forfeited — John Morris Smith, Donald G. Chillon, Mrs. Cliarles Goodon, Mrs. Henry Espinoza, Harvey Dean Hun- neninn, Mrs. John If. Marlow. U.S. Planes Downed Because of a Goof TBL AVIV, Israel (AI')-U..S. embassy sources blamed u miti- understanding for the Interception Friday of four U.S. Department of Commerce planes by Israeli fighters. The planes, carrying 45 passengers from Dhahrun hi Suudl Arabi to Beirut, Lebanon, were forced Ui land here but wen- released after It WUH learned that their clearance liiul failed to go through the Israeli civil aviation department because of a iniwtitkc. Three of the planes—two four- engine lrnnfi|)orU and u twin- engine weutlier craft—later continued their flight. Th«, fourth plane, u twin-engine weather aircraft, was delayed by trouble,

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