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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Daily Newspaper Edited for ttw VOL 1M f CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION The newspaper International FaO Wlru that makes all North lowans MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 neighbors 7o Paper Consuls of Two OM No 57 Fair has Seattle in a dither 10 million to attend By A J GLASS New York Herald Tribune News Service SEATTLE The prospect of playing host to a Worlds Fair next year has fired up Seattle normally a staid if not solemn city during the rainy season Speculation whether the inter national exposition will be ready in time for its April 21 opening date is a favorite indoor sport Will the 10 million visitors ex pected during the fairs six month run show up And if they do will there be enough housing and parking in the area to fit them all in But the occasional dark thought Seattlites may exchange about these matters usually evaporate when they have a look at the 74acre fair site now being rapidly put together one mile from the downtown area 53000 2500 2000 1500 250 10il CHRISTMAS CHEER FUND GOAL PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISJll Veleda Study Club 4815 Jacob E Decker and Sons Beef House Womans Auxiliary to Local SOfi NFPOC 201 St Vincent de Paul Society Holy Family Parish 5M MAB UOl Lannle Mrs Frank A Kohler SIK Mason City Typographical Union No IftDO 20lh Century Club 1500 Pleasant Valley Cinderella Girls lll Swaledaic Credit Uomcns Breakfast Club of Mason City Mark and Bill Garfield E Breese 20 dead in bus crash Train hits youngsters GREELEY Colo schoo aus was struck by a streamliner passenger train in northern Col orado Thursday and at least 20 persons were killed Coroner Ross Adamson said 20 bodies were taken to a tem porary morgue in Greeley Ap parently all the dead were chil dren Adamson said 14 children were hospitalized and three oth ers released after examination land treatment He said there were 37 children and the driver on the bus ion federal plan for big shelters But boys playing hooky get it Publicity Dont want it Moreover they are quite proud of the fact that theirs will be the first international exposition to be held on the North American continent in 23 years A look at models of the fair and the construction activity re veals that never before in the history of American expositions has so much exciting and permanent architecture been planned for such a lovely nat ural setting The fairgrounds just off Puget Sound look out towards the Olympic Mountains on the northwest and the Cas cade Range in the south and east Splendid Ml Rainier will be visible fromthe top of a Space Needle a 650foot slim stee structure that symbolizes the theme of the coming Century 21 Exposition Man in the Space Age Seattle likes to think of the white and red needle now up to 500 feet as a landmark comparable to the Eiffel Tower in rParis and the Empire State Building in New York One of the fairs strongest points is that it is backed with more hard cash than has pre viously been laid out in the United States for this kind of 1000 Employes of the United Home Bank and Trust Co 1000 In memory of Booji 100 Sam Raizes Department Store 25110 Goya Club Greek Orthoitor Youth of America 75J Home Builders Auxiliary 500 Mason City Chapter Xo 870 Women of the Moose 500 n M Knudson Mountain Home Ark Troop i of Hoover School Brownies 100 WCM 100 THE DAYS TOTAL S TOTAL TO DATE StuMUB STILL NEEDED S19TJG3 GIVING DAYS IEFT Cheer Fund tempo is increasing Sheriffs officers said the driver of the bus apparently escaped serious injury and was taken to the sheriffs office for questioning was identified as Duane Harms No one aboard the train a Un ion Pacific Railroad streamliner City of Denver was hurt The train was traveling from Chicago to Denver The bus was struck at a cross ing two miles east of Evans just south of Greeley Bodies of children were flung 1000 yards School books home work papers bus seats clothing and other articles were scattered in all directions All of those killed and injured were aboard the bus Officers told the Greeley Trib une they decided to give the bus iriver shelter in Jail for his own protection Later the state high vay patrol declined to discuss his angle but said the driver was not being held officially and no charges had been filed NEW YORK WPi Thelast thing John Edwards and Mi chael Unger wanted was pub licity So what did they get Publicity John and Michael both 17 were playing hooky Wednes day from at least two classes at Manhasset High School They figured they could cut a gym class and a study peri od take a tour of the United Nations and then get back to their school on Long Island They bought public tour tickets like everybody else but Edwards happened to be come the onemillionth visitor to the UN in a 12month peri od As the millionth ticket hold er Edwards was given the VIP treatment including newsrecl shots press photog raphers luncheon in the dele gates dining room and a pri vate tour of the premises Unger No 999999 got in on the honors too It was great sport but very embarrassing after the lads returned to school before aft ernoon sessions ended A school official reported by phone to Mrs Edwards that her son had a fantastic ex cuse for his absence Mrs Edwards said she con sidered her sons experience absolutely hilarious but quickly added she did not ap prove of his cutting classes Their big yen to see the UN said John and Michael stemmed from a course they took in political and economic theory JOHN EDWARDS event More than million is coming in from the federal gov ernment the State of Washing ton the city administration and a group of private financiers Century 21 is divided rather informally into five Worldof Science with its million US Science Pavillion and exhibits World of Century 21 where exhibits looking for ward to the year 2000 will be shown in ultramodern coliseum whose four arched steel girders meet for the first time 11 stories above the ground World of Commerce and Industry where 35 to 40 nations including the United States and perhaps the Soviet Union will house their displays World of Art offering theater and fine arts ex LOOK at the list and the totals above reveals an increase in the tempo of giving to the Christmas Che e r Fund With only eigh giving days left it is time that gifts come a littl faster if the needs of deserving persons and families are to b met this Christinas Generous contributions from business firms unions profes sional persons business groups lodges clubs and youth groups in both rural and urban help swell the total Largest contribution was from the Veleda Club which held a The scene at the crossing after he crash was one of tragedy aric nysteria Mothers and fathers of schoo children from all over the area rushed to the crossing A number were accompanied by children too young to attend school One woman uncovered the body of a dead child and screamed My baby my baby Then she found the body of a second child She broke into sobs New cold front moves into Iowa Temperatures were up in Iowa Thursday but a new cold I front moving into the state U N jets rake Katanga again No aid yet for homes Initial step is taken WASHINGTON fed jeral Civil Defense program to be sent to Congress next month will cost about million and in clude incentive payments for con struction of fallout shelters in schools hospitals and public wel Ifare institutions Deputy Secretary of Defense iRoswell L Gilpatric disclosed de tails in a news conference Thurs The program provides federal 1 guidance but no money for indi vidual home shelters ELISABETIIVILLE Katanga the Congo bombers and Swedish jet fighters swept over The federal program Gilpatric said in a statement is Indian I planned on the basis of aid for EUsabethvilleconstruction of shelter spaces for lllW4IllliWirAUfcj JULYS LI1L 3 LCI silent auction to raise money ised more bonechimng i fho Phoor Triinrl r for the Cheer Fund i me VHUCL cunu weather From faroff Mountain Home R Ark from our friend of long standing Herman M Knudson came the customary gift One of the more modest do nors wrote this note hibits mcnt and World of Entertain If you have trouble deciding world you would like to visit first you can hop a ride in a sixcar monorail which will run around the perimeter of the site and thus make a fast aerial sampling The trip to the top of the needle costs and is accom plished in highspeed elevators running up the edge of the core shaft The Eye of the Needle a luxury restaurant suspended 550 feet above the fair grounds will make one complete revolu tion every hour Threaded through Century 21 are the boulevards of the world where food arts and crafts and imported souvenirs may be purchased in a bazaar atmosphere At the fairs center will rise a fountain which will gush forth preshaped jets of water to a height of 100 feet Fair 4 officials estimate that the average visitor will spend during a day at the fair With the exception of the ex pensive restaurantinthes k y which is limited to 220 diners items at the fair will either be included in the admission or priced moderately AfterCentury 21 closes its doors Oct 21 85 per cent of the buifdings as well as the Space Needle will stay up as a million civic center for the Not much but may help someone The contributor can be certain that it will help Gifts large and small are welcome Through this fund all of us can have a part in mak ing someone happy this Christ mas You can join this happy throng by bringing or sending your gift to the GlobeGazette Send it to CHRISTMAS CHEER GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa By early Thursday readings were as much as 20 degrees warmer than they were at the same time Wednesday But the new front already had entered the northwest corner during the night and was ex pectedto push across the rest of the state by nightfall A few light snow showers were likely in northern Iowa REAL YULE SPIRIT TRACY Calif City Council ordered John W Failes gambling establishment closed for 60 days because of infractions but not until after the holidays We want his wife and five chil dren to have a nice Christmas la councilman said Pliotofax EVICTED FROM FARM Glair Schroeder is car ried from farm home near Mount Prospect a suburb northwest of Chicago by two sheriffs deputies She and her husband were forced to leave the premises after they refused to accept a check for their property which is soughtby a school board for a new junior high school The Schroeders had been awarded the amount by a court in a condemnation suit but appealed to the state supreme court Thursday to bomb and strafe Katanga troop positions Newsmen watched the attack from the roof of the Prince Leopold Hospital which was damaged Wednesday night by mor bombardment The jets screamed out of heavy clouds toward Kenya town shipa district in the southern outskirts of Elisabelhville where the main Katanga army quarters are believed to be lo cated They appeared to drop bombs fromabout 6000 feet were heavy concentra tions of troops and vehicles in the district The attack following up a simi lar raid Ka tangaoccupied Hotel came after a call by President Moise Tshombe for a shower of poisoned arrows on the United Nations forces threatening his secession ist regime In a speech in Elisabelhville Tshombe called once more for to tal war against the UN and pledged his government will never leave the national soil VIeamvhile American Globemas ters flew in fresh UN troops in what appeared a buildup for an allout UN offensive North Iowa Generally fair and colder Thursday night and Fri day Lows Thursday night 10 15 below Highs Friday 1015 owa Partly cloudy to cloudy through Friday Colder Thurs day night and east and north Friday Lows Thursday night 515 below Highs Friday 10 15 Further to N ews in a nutshell FROM CUR WIRE SERVICES 3M faces conspiracy count DANVILLE Mining and Manu facturing Co has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of price fixing and conspiracy to monopolize trade The St Paul Minn firm was charged with violating the Sherman antitrust law in a conspiracy dating to of conspiring to monopolize trade in a number of products includ ing Scotch Tape More demonstrators arrested ALBANY Ga Ten Negroes were arrested when they sought service in the white lunch counter of Albanys Trailways bus terminal This brought to at least 476 the number of Negroes taken into cus tody during three days of protest against segrega tion Labor supports Meony BAL HARBOUR Meany emerged with a new twoyear term as organized labors top leader and important new tools for dealing with la bors internal and racial problems Meany 67 came out of the weeklong AFLCIO convention with his authority over the 125 million member federation more solidly established than ever fc Modest gains for Iowa seen in 1962 I MOINES Wl The economic outlook for Iowa in 1962 ndicates a modest gain over 1961 intheview of business experts at the annual lowaDes Moines National Bank luncheon There were some reservations here and there but the concensus of 450 top executives attending themeeting Wednesday was on the favorable side Although two speakers agreed that profits to farmers nex year would be slightly less than in 1961 a tone of optimism to prevail in agricul ture they said Opinions were expressed in the fields of construction retail sales utilities manufacturing banking agriculture and official state ef forts to promote the economy United Nations NY backed by the United States and the en tire AsianAfrican bloc Acting SecretaryGeneral U Thant wa expected to press UN action against the Katanga governmen despite Britains call for a cease fire Thant told British Delegate Si Patrick Dean he would turn Bri ains ceasefire request over t his Congo advisory committee Jut it was expected the Britis demand would be rejected in of the overwhelming support fo the UN operation in the Cong province partly cloudy Saturday warmer wes Minnesota Fair and colder Highs Friday 5 to 10 above GlobeGazette weather data u to 8am Thursday Maximum 12 Minimum 2 Sunrise Sunset about 20 million persons in the fiscal year beginning next July I It would make eligible for incen tive payments projects started after next Jan i A booklet on fallout shelters will be available to the public in early January and to news media soon er he said A fact sheet issued in connec tion with the news conference the governments philosophy about the possibility of allout attack on this country The likelihood of such an at tack is very small but it is pos sible the sheet said If it comes we know its consequences ould be terrible Therefore we Hist take what steps we can lo rotect ourselves through an or ganized longrange sensible pro gram of Civil Defense Gilpatric summed upthe federal governments views about its re sponsibility for civil defense in his fashion An effective civil defense re quires the participation of every citizen It calls for advance plan ning at every level of government state and national This planning must be flexible enough to adapt itself to changes in ene my weapons and tactics It must be comprehensive enough to cover people living under widely differ ent conditions from ranch houses to apartment houses to frame cot tages HUMBUG BERLIN German po lice Thursday threw stones at Christmas trees set up in West Berlin along the Communist wall Police said one tree was dam aged Venezuela moves to protect JFK CARACAS Venezuela AP Police Wednesday night launched roundup of agitators trying to ir up trouble during President ennedys weekend visit Authorities announced the ar est of 50 persons accused of ainting Kennedy No signs on alls and said nightly roundups f others trying to stir up dis rder would continue shopping days left Gov Norman Erbc promised that within six months he would offer a concrete plan for indus trial growth of the state The governor said the Iowa Development Commis s i o n has one a commendable job and in addition a Citizens Committee re cently was formed to study the current status of the states in dustrial development The meeting was told that some ncreased business was indicated or the overall construction field and segments of retail trade Because no one expects the farm harvest lo be dupli cated next year farm income may be down a little said Bruce Russell president of Farmers Na tional Co of Omaha a manage ment firm SELLS JETS TO REDS LONDON British Air craft Corp Thursday confirmee jit has signed a contract to sel six Vickers Viscount propjet air liners lo Communist China The primary defense obligation of the Federal government is to auild and maintain enough deter rent power to make any enemy attack unlikely This deterrent de mands a major effort in men money and organization now and for the foreseeable future The fact sheet said there was no panacea for protection from thermonuclear attack that in a major attack on this country miN probably tens of mil people would be killed But an effective civil defense pro i gram it said could save large i numbers of people who would not j otherwise survive 1 Gilpatric said that over a pe riod of years the administration i plans to provide day and night shelter protection for substan tially all US citizens However he cautioned against public panic and said We dont vant to exaggerate or minimize the danger we dont want to tighten people 2 firms to begin survey across Iowa Photofax STAKES HIS CLAIM A Katangese soldier takes advantage of an opportunity to get some rest in a deserted ward of the Prince Leopold Hospital in Elis abethville and begins unpacking after staking claim to one of the beds Most of the hospital patients fled the previous day when the hospital was threatened by shells intended for the nearby military camp Tshombe DES MOINES Civil Defense Director C E Ben Fowler said Thursday that con tracts have been negotiated be tween the US Corps of Engineers and two Iowa engineering firms for a fallout shelter survey Fowler said the survey by Brown Engineering Co of Des Moines will cover central and   

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