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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 15, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home The newspaper that makes all North I o wans VOL 100 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 1S 1961 neighbors 7c a Paper Consists of Two One HOME EDITION No 51 Expand year at colleges New summer programs DES MOINES AP Iowas three public institutions of highe learning were given the goahea Friday by the State Board of Re gents to operate throughout tin year Starting in the summer of 1963 the State University of Iowa low State University and State Colleg of Iowa will offer instruction 4 weeks of the year with breaks only for holiday vacations and 250 1961 CHRISTMAS CHEER FUND GOAL PREVIOUSLY REPORTED lOiiJS Klwinis Club members lOi44 Pilot Club 1800 Interstate Tower Co Employes H800 Blllie and Aim 5BO Mr and Mrs Otto Peters Mason City Lions Club 50Hit Occident Club 500 Mason City Assembly No 15 1 Order of Rainbow between the end of one session for Girls and the beginning of the next E D Mauck The institutions were author1 Club Ized to inaugurate twelveweek summer programs Under the new arrangement SUI and State College of Iowa will have three semesters two of 18 weeks each as at present and a 12week summer session Iowa State University which operates now on a quarterly basis will have four semesters of 12 weeks each Sheffield From the V H Club A friend THE DAYS TOTAL TOTAL TO DATE STILL NEEDED GIVING DAYS LEFT 1UOO 500 joo ioo s 4is4 sii704g S17M58 A spokesman for the Board of Regents said the new arrange ment is one approach to solving the enrollment bulge Last January the regents re jected the trimestcr plan which would have provided three aca demic sessions of equal length in an 11month period Acting on the advice of the pres idents of the three schools the board at that time said theplan was not suitable for the Iowa in stitutions A board spokesman said Friday however that the new program possibly would be a gradual apThis le proach to the trisemester system raised later Educational experts including Indiana Universitys Raymond C Gibson haveargued that the state can isave money by encouraging yeararound study to of existing classrooms there by reducingthe pressure for hev buildings The board spokesman said year around operation of the three schools will increase the summer budget by 1965 by at least 20 per cent because of an increase in the teaching staff Under the new program each institution will develop a 12week summer program with attractive offerings designed to test the real demand for summer school The new program the regents said will make possible the com pletion of a fouryear undergradu Cheer Fund total hits ARGE gifts fron generous organ zations p u s h e the amount raise Friday for t h Christmas Ghee Fund to and the total to date to This leaves still to be Berserk father nabbed Held tots hostage ALBIA shop ping on the Albia public square came a halt late Thursday when an armed man fleeing from police and using his four small children as hostages led a motor cade chase around the square for an hour before he was captured Officers trailing in a half dozen squad cars were afraid to fire on the car of 30yearold Harry Frink Cor fear of harminr Hhe children e youngest a 5months old baby The chase ended when Frink an into a road block at an inter ection of the square and a swarm I officers pounced on him The ugitive wounded one of the po cemen in the legs but the young ters were rescued unharmed Authorities said Frinks wife atty had left him and he came ere from Chicago to get the chil dren from the of her par ents with whom she had been taying Sheriff William Bagley and Po ice Chief Glen Derby said Frink seized the youngsters and drove around town with police cars in pursuit before he entered the square During this period he was armed with a 22 caliber auto matic pistol and rifle and fired at least eight shots the officials said The only one wounded was Cur tis Green assistant police chief at Centerville who had come here Pholofax THE JIG IS UP FOR IOWA GUNMAJs1 Grimacing and gritting his children in the arms of a rescuer Frink used the tots as a shield his teeth gunman Harry Frink is subdued by officers at Albia after he was dragged from his car Arrow points out one of during his gunplay It means that an average of is needed each of the re maining seven days of the cam paign to bring the total to the needed if this fund is to do its customery number of good deeds for the deserving this Christmas These large donors are organi atiohs that usually are found in upport of all worthy projects in ur community Their contribu UN launches Congo drive ate program years in three calendar ions come every year to the heer Fund It will be noted that the Mason to aid in the capture Green was shot in the legs when theofficers closed in on the fugi live His wounds were describee as not serious Chief Derby said that before the pursuit reached the square h fired o car but missed Frink had calmed down by the time they got Jiimto the police station He was booked on an open charge Sheriff Bagley and Chief Derby gave this account of the episode Frink had a criminal record dating back to 1949 in DCS Moines when he was arrested on a break ing and entering charge In 1950 he was sentenced to 10 years in On the Inside Editorials Page 4 CubGazette 5 Society News 67 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 Sports 1112 Comics 15 Clear Transit Schedule U8 Iowa News lO TV Guide Pullout Section Tinsel energized Baby victim ity Kiwanis Club topped the list of donors Generous gifts also came from the Lions Club the Pilot Club Interstate Power Co employes and other organiza tions and individuals We are most appreciative The Geneseo Homemakers Club of Sheffield wants to have a part n your Christmas ices wrote Mrs ThaTnew program also will per mit June graduates of high schools to enter college immediately anc carry almost a full load A board spokesman said the 1963 summer school program which will begin at about the organization same time at the three institu tions will provide freshmen will almost all the basic courses Soph omores will get some courses In the summer of 1964 there will be afairly complete offering1 for freshmen and sophomores and well start looking at junior and senior programs a spokesman said The State University of Iowa and State College of Iowa present ly run eightweek summer ses sions and Iowa State offers two summer sessions of six weeks each Cheer serv Gordon M Kammrad treasurer in sending the gift from this rural group The Occident Club is glad to be able to give you wrote Mrs Gashel treasurer of that Best wishes for the success of the campaign and happiness in the Anamosa Reformatory for breaking and entering and was released in 1956 Frink made a threatening tele phone call Thursday morning to the home of his wifes parents Mr and Mrs Joe Hirchak Offi cers looked for him but he was not at the house They were called back at 4 pm Frink had thrown his niotherin law and wife out of the house and threatened to kill the children if officers tried to stop him Frink drove off with the young sters and an alarm was broad cast He drove for 15 minutes and stopped at a filling station trying to get gas keeping officers a at Algona ALGONA Bobs House of Bargains a discount house owned y Bob Woods was gutted by ire here early Friday Guests were evacuated from he Algona Hotel next door but that building suffered only minor damage Fire departments from Algona Burt and Whittemore fought the blaze in 15 below zero weather from when the fire was still smolder being able to participate in a jproject to bring joy to others laracterizes the mood of the onors You can join this growing army givers by bringing or sending our gift to CHRISTMAS CHEER GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa Mercury due to rebound Temperatures dropped below zero over all of Iowa early Friday morning and Spencer LeMars and Waterloo shared the state lov of 17 below The mercury dropped lo 13 be low at Mason City and 9 below a Sioux City Other lows ranged up to 2 below zero at Davenport The Weather Bureau said tto high pressure system responsibl for the cold will be moving east ward Friday and should brin southerly winds and increasin high cloudiness to Iowa Mor snow is in prospect for the week end Lows Friday night should varj from about 5 below to 5 abov zero Highs Saturday will be mos ly in the 20s RESEARCHER DIES MINNEAPOLIS IMDr John Mark Richard Olthoff 17 monlholcl son of Mr and Mrs Larry Olthoff 104 9th NE was electrocuted Friday morning while playing with tinsel on the Christmas tree Dr J E Christopherson Ccr ro Gordo County medical exam iner said death was immediate from a short circuit of a 110 volt series of Christmas lights and the tinsel on the tree Dr Christopherson was called by the family physician after the boy was found by his mother at 9 am An ambulance was called and the drivers applied a closedchest heart massage but the boy showed no signs of life The Mason City Fire Depart ment and H F Waychus city electrical Inspector also inves tigated the accident Waychus said that such an ac cident is extremely rare Tinse apparently touched the exposed 5ms of tree light sockets in AVO areas on the tree cnergiz ng the tinsel without shorting he lights When the child touched one area with a hand and one with his head a circuit was completed Death was in stant The lighting was of an ap proved ype However Waychus said even approved lights have he exposed socket rims Mctal ic tinsel should not be placed near bulbs he advised The child was born in Mason City July 12 1960 He is sur vived by his parents and grand parents His mother is the for mer Rosalind Fisher Funeral arrangements are in complete The HoganMcKee Co lonial Funeral Home is in charge FiveDay Iowa Temperature will average 5 to 10 degrees below normal Saturday through n e x t Wednesday Normal highs are from 28 to 38 and normal lows from 12 to 20 degrees It will be warmer Saturday colder Monday and Tuesday then warmer again Wednesday Precipitation will be moderate to heavy aver aging 50 to locally one inch occurring mostly as snow Sunday and Monday and pos sibly again Wednesday North fowa Occasional snow warmer Saturday highs about 15 owa Cloudy through Saturday Snow increasing Saturday warmer highs 10 to 15 north east 20 to 25 southwest Further outlook Mostly cloudy Sun little bay with more threats against the children Frink said all he wantec was to get out of town with the youngsters Efforts to talk him into surren dering were futile and Frink drove off again Darkness fell and Frink headed into the square which be came deserted Time after time the entourage went around the square Shortly after 6 pm Jim Clester an Albia auto mechanic blocked an inter section of the square with his car Bittner 57 a nationally the officers closed in About gnized University of Minnesota 10 officers pounced on Frink try ancer researcher died Thursing to avoid hurting the baby ay of a heart attack which he held tightly Eichmann told he will hang JERUSALEM AP Adolf Sichmann Nazi Germanys ex sediter of Jews lo the gas cham aers was sentenced Friday to hang in Israel for a crime of unparalleled enormity Moshe Landau president of the special threeman Israeli court which tried and convicted the former Gestapo colonel intoned This court sentences Adolf Eich mann to death for crimes against the Jewish people crimes against The Weather Bureau said snow humanity and war crimes sons packing the courtroom were deathly silent throughout the brie session then filed out with hardly a sound Still the block of ice Jewish survivors of the Nazi pogrom called him Eichmann never eve gulped visibly He quieted the facial nervous twitch evident dur ing the trial and his hands hung loose and unclenched by his side Eichmann who had scornfully refused to plead for mercy before ing Also destroyed was a service garage in back of the discount house It contained several cars and ail were lost in the fire The number could not be determined because entry into the building was impossible Mr and Mrs Woods who live in an apartment over the store were not at home at the time the fire broke out All their posses sions were lost Snow on the roofs of downtown j buildings apparently kept other fires from breaking out Sparks nd charred materials were blown s far as four blocks away ower 4n the downtown area was ff about two hours The fire is believed to have tarted in the garage Several xplosions were heard during the ire but it has not been deter mined what caused them The Algona Hotel was recently urchased from a receivership by our Algona men Dick Post Craig Smith H N Honsbruch and Charles McVay They took posses sion Friday morning N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES day snow diminishing temperature Minnesota Light snow warmer Highs Saturday near 25 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 11 Minimum 13 Sunrise Sunset is likely to begin in southwest Iowa Saturday night and spread over the entire state Sunday The snow may change to rain in the southeastern counties Sunday Eichmann now 55 and balding stood stiffly erect for 15 minutes while the tribunal first gave its reasons and then condemned him lo the gallows Six hundred per told he has 10 days to file notice of appeal with the court and an additional five days to draft his reasons shopping days left More bombings in Caracas CARACAS Venezuela AntiAmerican terror ists stepped up bombing attacks in Caracas but most of the Venezuelan capitals residents went about busi ness as visual President Kennedy is due there Satur day for an overnight stay but no thought has been given to cancelling the trip Seek race unrest solution ALBANY Ga White and Negro leaders met again seeking a solution of differences that led to mass demonstrations against segregation practices This south Georgia city was quiet as Negro leaders set conditions for calling off the demonstrations that led to the arrest of more than 550 persons Bomb threat of Dubuque DUBUQUE Classes were delayed 30 minutes at the University of Dubuque after officials received a call that a bomb had been placed in the schools new science hall Police and firemen searched the two yearold science hall and found nothing Badge saves policeman NEW YORK Two bandits held up a Brooklyn bank on payday and escaped after a machinegun duel thatkilled one guard A rookie policeman was saved when his metal badge stopped a bullet headed for his heart Satellites discovery hailed WASHINGTON Scientists credited Explorer XII the most informative satellite ever launched with a discovery which reverses previous notions about the earths outer radiation belt and proves it is no hazard to manned space flight Mother four tots victims of blaze ELY Minn UPI A mother and her four children were found Pushes to center of capital ELISABETHVILLE Katanga The Nations forc es backed by jet planes mortara and armor smashed close to the heart of Elisabethville Friday in allput offensive against the forces of Katanga Details were scarce but UN jets blasted Katangese installa tions in the southern part of the city while UN infantry and armored cars crunched forward in the north and northwest sec The UN attack seemed to be aimed at winning key points in this capital of secessionist Ka tanga province before there is any agreement to a ceasefire agreement or peace talks A spokesman at UN head quarters in New York confirmed that a full offensive against Katangese forces was launched at 10 pm Thursday The spokesman said the first phase of the operation was successful A UN spokesman here was reported to have said there were no plans for a major mili tary operation against the city Katanga President M o i s c shombc appealed to world eaders to help end the UN at acks against his forces He of ercd to meet with central gov rnment premier Cyrille Adoula n an effort to reach a peaceful olution The UN spokesman said this vas the operation for which the dead in the burned ruins of their home at One Pine Lake The vic tims were Mrs John Larkin 22 and her four children John 6 David 4 Lorri Ann 2 and Susan i The only surviving member o the family the father 33 returnee home from work at Reserve Min ing Co in Babbitt abou i 20 am and found the horn veled by a fire Sports Bulletin AMES A new Syear foot ball coaching contract has been approved for Clay Staple ton at Iowa State His new contract will run to Feb 1 1967 Stapletons salary of 517000 a year will remain un changed under the new pact SAME UN forces were preparing to achieve its aim of restoring reedom of movement of UN personnel and assuring law and order in the Katanga There have been a steady stream of UN reinforcements 3ouring into the city to bulwark he UN force for that effort UN diplomats predicted President Kennedy would back up Acting SecretaryGeneral U Thants determination to con tinue the UN military action until Katanga President Moise Tshombe shows a readiness to negotiate in good faith for a uni fied Congo It was understood the Presi dent had suggested a precise course for Tshombe to follow to get negotiations under way to make sure that secessionrind ed Katanga would not be able to reverse his course should an agreement to talk bring a cease fire The Presidentnamed the US ambassador in the Congo Ed mund Gullion as his personal representative in the Katanga situation Some diplomats speculated that Tshombe might fear that his downfall is imminent in view of the buildup of UN military forces in Katanga and that he is now seeking a way out   

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