Mason City Globe Gazette, December 22, 1959

Mason City Globe Gazette

December 22, 1959

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 22, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for HM HOME EDITION VOL 91 The Newspaper Tha t Ma kes All Nofth Iio wa ns N eig h s United MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER n 1W CopyThI Paper Twa Nt 2 nations wary A splendid holiday You bet Fancy gifts ihow this Christmas to be best yet By RICHARD SPONG GlohtGaxette Editorial Bureau God rest you merry gentle men let nothing broth carol We may not be able to hit the moon but we still believe in Santa Claus By midDecember retail merchants vere not pre dicting but asserting that they would set a record for Christmas volume Toy sales were expect ed to exceed the record million of 1957 The Internal Revenue Service is asking the Supreme which has decide just what sort of business gifts are taxfree The Wall Street Jour nal estimates that S300 million will be spent this year on these favorcourting gimmicks Thats less than The Reporter a liberal publication puts the total billion a it all depends on whos doing the guessing AT ANY RATE 1959 yields to TOUI no past year for gaudiness in vention and just plain luxury Theres no point intrying to pick out the couid start at for but here are a few items that could make up a lastminute gift list For miiadj a New York fur rier suggests worth of natural crown sable and offers to fly its own fitter anywhere in the If thats too steep theres a vicuna Remem coat filling Christmas stockings you might consider Joy the worlds costliest ounce or aboveelbow kid gloves Kislav at Better buy two pair shes always los ing one Also try a cigarette lighter disguised in a French antique etui or needle case at For monsieur its fairly mun dane this year Abercrombie and Fitch are still willing nay eager to whip up a set of cash mere underwear tops and bot toms at a mere S115 Or you could get him a furcollared lounging hes 19r9 CHEEK FUND COAL Previouslv reported Mason Ciljr Rotary Club In memory of Lewis J Miller Girl Seoul Iroop M Phillip Holland From a friend Mason City Association uf Medical Assistants Iji memory of Bobbr Clair Sorthwood Mr aod Mrs Fay Hunsaker The Beckjordens and ArlUmie W Beckjorden Kathy Poppen Cherryl Janet Mary Esther Buller Some fear decisions at summit Insist upon consultation PARIS W Belgium Greece and Turkey expressed fears Tuesday they may be affected by decisions taken at an East West summit conference in which they had no part The three little ported in part by Norway and up at a closed ses sion of the Atlantic Alliances Ministerial Council The council gave full support to the Western Big Three pro posal for summit talks with the Soviet Union but with a pro viso for prior consulation among the allies Strong hints came from Mos cow that Premier N i k i t a Khrushchev will accept the Western invitation to a summit session this spring with United States Britain Snowfall wont be But roads slippery the and France VEILED MOROCCAN WOMEN WAVE TO PRESIDENT EISENHOWER AP Photofas ft SECRETARY of State Herter and British j Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd pains to reassure doubtful nations 001 Herter and Lloyd assured the Cheer Fund gifts still rolling in The days total i other ministers that no nations to dalt interests would be jeopardized c days left 2 ibchind its back NATO officials emphasized that the issue did not develop to the point of acri mony Turkish Foreign Minister Fa tin Rustu Zorlu expressed doubts the Soviet Union has the peace ful professes This he said made firm consultation all around more than ever nec essary Lloyd said that even on dis armament he did not any final agreements Washington plans royal welcome for returning Ike FEOM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTONHundreds of dignitaries and thousands of other Americanswill g i v e President Eisenhower a cheer ing torchlight welcome hpme Tuesday night from his Christ season quest for peace on earth from persons who voice their con cern about those less fortunate They come from men women and children in all walks of life common appeal this Christmastide This is a dollar I earned baby The President was in Moroc co Tuesday morning following a short flight from Madrid after his talks with Generalissimo Franco of Spain Vice President Richard M ixon will head the estimated 00 to 600 and foreign of ciais who will greet Eisenhow r AirForce by meeting closed harmoniously IT WAS REPORTED authori tatively that the United Sates considered the Wests proposals for a series of summit confer in accident HAMPTON K Berk 53 and his son John 20 both of Hampton are in critical condi tion at the Lutheran Hospital ences as mainly a psychological nere f f f ter move in order not to raise by freight tram on a crossing lV PicklP a ho sitting for my three boy The United States does not be wrote Kathy Heve the proposal for a series Route 3 Such a dedicated dolof summit conferences in any lar should go quite a way WISH TO SEND a gift to the Christmas Cheer Fund that jway commits the West to more than the Paris meeting pro ahvays a piddling might help a needy child have a merry wrote an other donor The days gifts included con S45 without the collar IF YOU REALLY wanted to go for broke you could have got him a federal tax included presentation golf putter but its already too late Tiffany with a rare reticence said that its advertisement for this item appeared for the rec ord only as the entire stock hasiMason City Rotary Club The posed for April it was reported on high authority The test of whether any future summit meetings will be ar ranged will be the sincerity shown bv Moscow at the first tributions from the GlobeGaconference zette composing room addition The Soviet governments pro al evidence that we are on a meeting of the lead ers in this cause iers of the four great powers has The largest gift in the daysjfound a positive a ist is the contribution from the Moscow radio commentator said been After all though its in gifts for the entire family that the real Christmas spirit shows Business Week suggests for openers a harpsichord at any where from S475 to Stil in the realm of music you could give the Ella Fitzgerald fivevolume Gershwin album costing only and probably a better bargain than anything else herein You can spend up to for a recordradio console with out even getting television Or if youre really nuts about music you can get a Jewish music box that plays three tunes including K o 1 Nirire or a musical bird cage with two miniature singing can aries Theres some thing for everybody THE WHOLE FAMILY could use an electrical manicurist appearance counts at Monday night service clubs have responded generously to the Cheer Fund appeal ONE OF THE finest gifts to e Cheer Fund isnt listed but it must not go unsung It is this The Junior Chamber of Com merce is giving Christmas trees to families that have a note from Doris Bruce executive secre tary of the Family Service City Occasional freezing miles west of Bradford Tues ay morning The driver may have been linded by falling and blowin now according to Franklin bounty Sheriff Lee Lemke The ickup was demolished The train was not derailed by tie collision Town has hydrants but no firemen DES MOINES near by town of Clive now has 2 ire no fire de artment The Town Counc las approved water system Th council says the next majo Droject is the organization of Ire department Clive now get ire protection from West De Moines Urbandale and Wind sor Heights volunteer fire de partments This means that Christmas trees wii be provided needy families Among those who will be helped this Christmas is a fam ily that for years has contributed to the Cheer Fund but will need help this year because of unem ployment There are a number of such situations which have been receiving attention by Family Service administrator of this fund There are families that not only need help now but through the year Bring or send your contribu tions to And the world is full of gifts for those people who have every thing including the celebrated Nieman Marcus gift wrapped Black Angus steer with roast beef serving cart for A Lester Doyle of Wall Street isgiving his sevenyearold sonj a quarter interest in the village castle of Connaught a 125 yearold fief overlooking the Irish Sea SHOTGUN VICTIM MONTEZUMA Sheel er 67 was killed Monday when a shotgun discharged as he was packing for a trip to Flor ida CHRISTMAS CHEER FUND Care GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa ram or drizzle occasional mixed with snow through Wednesday Glazing likely Lows Tuesday night 2530 High Wednesday 3032 Iowa Occasional rain south east freezing rain or drizzle occasionally mixed with snov elsewhere Tuesday night am Wednesday C o n s i d erabl glazing likely Warnier i southeast Tuesday night low 2634 Highs Wednesday 2836 Further outlook M o s 11 NIXONHAS urged in time to spend cans to give the Chief ExecuChristmas with his family live an enthusiastic reception After simple ceremonies a when he returns from this terjthe airport 15 miles from the ribly hard schedule in the serv ice of the cause of capital Eisenhower will ride to the White House along the same The Presidents luxuriousroute taken by Soviet Premier j Ir 111 O Tari vii cri o n air in fourengine jetliner was sched uled to land bringing him home from his Nikita S Khrushchev in Sep tember Throngs of applauding cheering wellwishers were ex exhausting llnation ected to line Ms Path AP Phototax RUN FOR YOUR LIVES Two Revere firefighters bolt from the scene when flames sweep across the Oceanview Ballroom One fireman was en veloped in the blast of fire and burned to death Nine others barely escaped he reaches ve mansion the President will Freezing rain and snow flur ries fell in parts of Iowa Tues day and highways were icy Temperatures were around the freezing mark The over night lows varied from 21 at Burlington to 31 at Sioux City The bad spell of weather was the result of a combination of a rather cold high pressure air to the east and a trough of low ressure to the west plus wanner moist air above these masses The Weather Bureau said scat tered light snow or freezing drizzle may be expected Tues day night and in the southeast Wednesday THE IOWA Highway Commis sion said freezing drizzle has coaled highways with ice in an area bounded on the west by a line through Sioux City Jeffer son and Clarinda and in the east by a line through Algona Hamp ton Tama and Ottumwa Highways to the west and to ic east of that area and high rays that are salted were wet jut ice free Highways in the Mason City area were 50 per cent snow packed About IVz inches of now fell between 9 and 2 The first day of winter brought up to six inches of snow and cold and blustery winds to other parts of the nation The storm a 12hour jump on the sea son covering New Jersey New York and Pennsylvania NEW YORK CITY reported five inches of snow and seven inches in the suburbs The storm delayed flights at Idle wild and La Guardia airports closed the East River Drive and Belt parkways and sparked a flurry of minor skidding col lisions and long traffic tieups e greeted by a spectacular dis In Rockland County the lay of giant sparklers jscaw was 10 inches deep in ighlight of the gala welcome some spots A number of At Casablanca Morocco were closed in New York meanwhile Eisenhower landed n the glistening white North African city to a thunderous velcomc from more than hah a niHion Moroccans Arriving for iie last stop on his 11 nation eace tour the President was resented with the traditional irab greeting gift of dates and goat milk MOROCCAN WOMEN in veils hrilled Yoo the tradi ional Moroccan shout of excite ment Moroccos King Mohamed V vho wants more American aid but wants the to give up ts bases here turned out to greet Eisenhower at the airport and New Jersey The storm covered virtually all of Pennsylvania to a depth of five inches in the western part of the state Several hundred cars were rapped several hours on Route 35 in New Jersey between Mid dletown and Red Bank The stranded motorists included three pregnant women headed for hospitals A doctor also snowbound in the traffic snarl attended them until emergency crews hurried them on to hos pitals In the Southwest locally heavy snowfalls piled as much as 10 inches on parts of Utah Western Colorado Northern Ari Tens of thousands packin United Nations Square cheered as the President grinned and waved in appreciation of the silver tray of dates and the pitcher of milk Then the Eisen h o w e r motorcade continued from the square down the Ave nue of the Royal Armed Forces packed 10 deep with screaming cheering Moroccans After a five hour visit Eisen hower then took off for Wash ington at zona and Mexico SAME rGood riddance to Awful Autumn Woeful Winter slides into fown By DAVE DALE GlobeGazette Staff Writer cloudy little temperature change Thursday Minnesota Light snow con tinued cold Highs Wednesday 1525 GlobeGazette weather up to 8 Tuesday Maximum 29 Minimum 21 At 8 25 Precipitation IVz snow LOSS AMES was jcstimated at ina base ment fire at Friley Hall a mens dormitory on the Iowa Woeful Winter came sliding on the seal of his pants Tues into Mason City Mr Winters time of arri val was but many residents were willing to swear he had been here since early November Mayor Mcndon didnt hand the undistinguished visitor a data key to the city nor did the high school band burst into knees Frostbite runny noses and are my spec At campaign headquarters in Central Park Mr Winter announced he is here to stay for 90 March 21 Brushing snow from his parka he added Things al ways get worse before they get belter you Some observers meanwhile were openly hoping that Po lice Chief Leo Risacher could make arrangements in the lo A public nuisance charge against the itinerant snow fttittttxit State University Monday campus here 76 This despite cal hoosegow for the visitor the fact that his arrival had been wellheralded by his pre decessor A w f u 1 sometimes known under an alias Foul Winters my name and miserys my he told this writer Tuesday Tangle with me and youll be snowed under Youll sniffle and sneeze liii youre weak in the possibly on a vagrancy chargo for Ihose 90 days This seemed unlikely how ever as Mr Winier is re membered from previous trips as doing a lively business His deeds include dipping Mason City thermometers to a record 35below in February and dumping a record 81 inches of snow in 195051 WOEFUL WINTER merchant was more prob able Even as Mr Winter nrrived the shortest day of the year as Autumn was leaving town Ending a threemonth stiy he said Ill be back next September although in a more agreeable Although Many Mason Ciiy ans were seen studying Flor ida and Arizona road maps Tuesday others were raliying to the side of the visitor Nu merous youngsters looked for ward to testing expected Christmas sleds and ice skates Several small boys too armed with snow shovels earning extra dol lars on city A few local esthetes also joined in singing Mr Winters praises Some of us think the countryside is at its pret tiest during our visitors two of them chortled in unison What about the inches of snow dumped here last win this seasons total equal that And will this be a white Christmas Mr Winter cryptically chewing on an icicle blinked and shrugged his shoulders Finally after blowing his nose and stamping his feet a few times he answered According to ttfe latest meteorological evidence and taking into consideration phenomena perused pursuant to contemporary weatherbal looning I respectfully decline to answer on the grounds that it Even before thewily Mr Winter finished we turned and left Obviously he wai performing one of his tamed snow ;