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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 23, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tht Home f CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 100 The newspaper that makes aII North lowans Associated Press ana United Internationa FulJ Leas Wires MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 23 1961 neighbors i 7e a Copy Paper Consists of Four No I 9 m Use short wordsbe effective By VICTOR WILSON New York Herald Tribune News Service month a State Department executive madea plea to all diplomats at field posts for brevity in Iheir reporls The departments wordj age in telegrams alone runs about 50 million a year A New York advertising ex ecutive immediately dashed off a letter to the State Department with two additional suggestions 1 Say it in AngloSaxon 2 Skip polysyllabification whenever possible Paul R Barnes advertising copy executive for C J La Roche Co New York wound up his letter to Carlton Savage executive secretary of the de parlments policy council auth or of the original brevity plea in Mews Letter with this ad monition to all foreign service officers So the next time you are giving a talk or wrjlinp a mem orandum draft report tele gram even a let ter to your Aunt be templed by Ihe Lalin word or the long word Say it in AngloSaxon 1Jfil CHRISTMAS CHEER Hundreds of autos marooned in drifts By TUE ASSOCIATED PRESS Dozens of farmhouses in southwest Iowa re sounded with the excitement of school children Satur day m the wake of a blizzard which forced hundreds of pupils to seek refuge away from home The youngsters enthusiasm over the prcChrislmas storm wasnt shared by drowsy DCS Moines workers who spent the night in offices schools and hotels because snowclogged streets ikept them from reaching suburban homes i Police estimated that 10000 cars were stalled trying to get lout of the Des Moines downtown area at the evening rush hour Impatient holiday travelers were held up by the storm which dumped more than 10 inches of snow on central and south ern Iowa and blocked most PREVIOUSLY RE POUTED Mason City High SSllOOIft j ways in the area Stranded motorists waited in motels and private homes throughout the southern half of as snowplows called off during the height of the storm renewed their attack on highway drifts as the storm swirl nigh School Mason City Junior College Another donation from Monroe Junior Hijfh School Sam bequest M inations despite early dismissal of schools Friday and the stranded children were taken in at nearby farmhouses Many others remain ed with friends or relatives in towns when school officials decid ed roads were loo hazardous for travel Among the stranded children from the Audubon School cu Ia employes Two helpers City vicinity all primary highways were reported open SIMM j i Judy and Tim my Stone A friend Sfcip Kmitbiin The John Kings Lewis Kipper From a friend Dain and Gree Don Nan Sandy and Kathy and Jay Sunday School class iMeseryey Fam Schoneman ThtmUcm From Santa Land Plumbers and Steamfiltcrs Local Anonymous giver In memory of Marsh from Emily Jn memory of J Slauolis In memory of Thomas A Skarlis From a Virginia Avenue M and From prandms In memory of Leonard Rates Den I Cub Scouts Troop 11 Zustain Trucking Inc K K Klemmc contributor Jean Kay and Paul Riy Memory of Grandpa Turn hull M Dan Turnbull Mr and Mrs Clcn Borchard ed eastward North Iowa highways fared enCnartannfthnSe i who were wrthin a si w near Hamlin r twoway traffic Driver Harold Madison Motorists were warned the cnilciletl through the blind ever that there still is a to safety in coaling of ice left from Friday afternoon It was expected to shell off in the wind and traf fic during the day The highway commission trucks also were Madsen farmhouse We bedded them down all over the house Madsen said Some of them slept in the dining room With Christmas so close it was JJHi jspreading salt lo melt away the close Mite flmi ia Peasant surprise to them T iMadsen said Thev were nretlv If you cant then send your multisyllabic Latinized peri phrastic taulologous pleonastic baltological circumlocutions to me and Ill be glad to translate them into effective AngloSaxon for an emolument of course Barnes letter presented his own credentials as a language dealer thus Words are the beall and end all in my business advertising In print TV or radio words are mighty expensive and we must get the message across to the his language not goodbye client And in the State Department misunderstood words can be THE DAYS TOTAL s even more costly in wasted TOTAL GIVEN time in wasted money Baaaeseonceded lhat our Ian guage has been enriched by bor rowing from every other lan guage and dialect on Ihe face of the earth We coin new at the drop of a situa tion blastoff whodunit stereophonic We even turn peo ple into verbs pasteurize sandwich boycott But our AngloSaxon words he asserted are the most pow erful ones we own because they are the most understood And what are words if they arent completely understood by everyone you are speaking or writing to Tf you were in a burning building he asked would you bellow conflagration hoping a itm inii J1HI I I uu A Lennox school bus was re ported missing but authorities the driver probably herded his charges to a farmhouse and ivvas unable to report their where jabouts because of disrupted tele phone service tMadsen said They were pretty happy about the whole thing Now well just wait for the snowplows to open the roads The by winds of up to 45 miles an hourpiled up to the eaves of houses in West J More than 25 school buses alldf Created traffic jams stretching for miles out of i unable to reach their rural dest OVER THE TOP the downtown area about dusk Workers who drove to suburban homes through the blizzard spent up to four and five hours reach ing areas 60 to 70 blocks away and many walked part of the way when their cars stalled Hundreds of cars stalled in Des Moines streets and delayed efforts to clear the drifts City Manager Elder Gunter cli i reeling rescue operations from Spirit of Christmas world Meetings spawn action Attempt to ease tension WASHINGTON about one week orders will go to the US ambassador in Moscow to jtake the lead in a new USBrit ish effort to promote EastWest negotiations on Berlin Sonic months hence the United may announce with Brit ains hacking the resumption of I nuclear tests in the atmosphere i These were highlights emerging from thc twoday Bermuda meet ing between President Kennedy and Britains Prime Minister Ha rokl Macmillan that ended Fri jday While Macmillan returned to London with his top aides Ken nedy went to Palm Beach Fla Secretary of State Dean Rusk headed for Washington to work on the itgrced diplomatic moves Kennedy and Macmillan were reported to be pleased with the i results of their fourth meeting a i relaxed gettogether at Bermudas i Government House Both were said to have found much on which to concur in and little over which to disagree Kennedy was described as con vinced thc United States could take positive steps toward easing EastWest tensions without dis rupting thc Atlantic alliance Macmillan was portrayed as lopeful that progress toward a peaceful solution of the Berlin situation would soon be made prev over BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The spirit of Christmas rose over a troubled world Saturday despite anxiety and apprehension that cast shadows over far points of the globe There was a gaiety and sadness humor and frustration but an overtone of faith in mankind and hopes for peace were evident with brick and wire barrier The trees from all over western Eu one leader of the Reel the approach of the day of observ ance of the birth of Christ The first snow of the season fell on Berlin bringing prospects for East German regime who com the citys first White Christmasjplained They serve the cold in 20 years Along the Communist wall 800 lighted Christmas trees glittered through the falling snowflakes war West 11000 US British and French garrisons with Christmas dinner Berlincrs showered the A 600word communique from authoritative sources at the con clusion of thc talks underscored the following points Kennedy and Macmillan agreed that the US ambassador to Mos cow Llewellyn Thompson will act first in approaching Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A Gro myko lo ascertain whether a reasonable basis for negotiation can be found Thompson is slat ed to get his instructions late next week or early the following week Britains ambassador to Russia Frank Roberts will follow Thomp son in whatever part might be found helpful President Charles dc Gaulle of Even for 8yearolds demand President Kennedy who re Its the science age S 38891 f to date Cheer Fund again exceeds its goal ers declared a state of emergency and urged residents not lo drive Saturday even lo work Other areas which found school children and motorists stranded overnight at farm houses included Clearficld Shcn andoah Diagonal Audubon jBedford Lennox Mount Ayr Guthric Center straight west of Moines reported the heaviest new snowfall 13 inches Other amounts of new Phi Beta Kappa you Everybody fire would hear goal For understands our generous contribution from Santa Cfaus just doesnt to Scienceminded Margaret Eklund 8 Santa Paula Calif shunned the usual little girl desires in her note to St Nick and wrote Dear Santa Heres my Christmas list Cobalt chloride No 27 it is 20 cents Phenolphthalalien solution No 22 it is 20 cents ferric ammonium sulfate it is 20 cents Calcium ox ide No 20 it is 20 cents In a brief show of childishness she concluded her note with requests for a book of fairy tales and a yellow kickball turned to Palm Beach Fla Fri Ickry from Bermuda talks with British Prime Minister Harold will send Christmas informed and ig nored Kennedy and Macmillan agreed lhat because of Russias mas sive resumption of nuclear test ing in he atmosphere it is now a j necessary as a matter of prudent power The US delegates were happy I to win this agreement from Mao snow reported included 10 and Arkansas friend City hall incnes at Albia and Lamoni employes a number of Ottumwa Htibbard tions and individuals joined inancl Zearing 8 Cedar Rapids lions ana individuals joined in o napias making gifts The list and Montezuma 7 News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Barnes calculated lhat Angio HANKS to the spirit of generosi among the people of Mason rounding comseveral memorials land Dubuque Vinton and Brook munities the 1961 Contributions have continued tojlyn 6 Christmas Cheer come from residents of surround rnc heavy storm also blanl LU uie uiiitet oiaies nt Fund is over itsing communities Many most of Missouri Illinois Carlos P Romulo Sources close Lo their best wishes and Kansas Bliwnrrl mnrliiinnci mVi vic Knnv Romulo is replaced Diosdado Macapagal announced the appointment of Emilio Abeilo as am bassador to the United States He will succeed Gen P Romulo Sources close to Macapagal said i who has been on home leave since November in the Pacific as a site for ex plosions and he gave no assur ance Britain would join in any year this great appeal for help I am sending some moneyjPrevailcd in North Dakota offered the presidency of the University of in lYiak nc hinmr fVin tn T in making Christmas happy for to the Cheer Fund to help make thc nmy has gone over the lopjChristmas happy for some other1 Savon in mni r over e opjas appy or some oer Saxon words in modern Englishlm the name of thc hundreds itlittle boy or girl wrote Pam are payon words by a 91 help we thank you all Schoneman Thornton I am That s aboul Ihe ratio he wrote it js significant that large conseven years old in u jamous phrases that tributions from the schools of We cant let this Christmas everybody rccognizesrincluding our community put Ihe fund ovcrjgo by without remembering the uon i yu Hie Tn The College High Schoo T r vii nvri I i u i i I IV ooci we lrust I Do Not Choose and three Junior High SchoolslSvuanne Mabb Thornton whose I hay Down contributed in excess of Sifl wasnt listed correctly in to Sleep Give Me Liberty ori yesterdays list Hope our Give Me Death Mine Eyes u IS evident that the appealSmall donation will help some Have Seen the Glory of the Cheer Fund got ready little child Turning to what he termed polysyllabificalion Barnes pointed out that the word itself takes eight syllables to say it response among our boys and girls They were aware the fact that a large part of theYund goes to make Christmas happier Find bodies of Red Cross delegates ELtSABETHVILLE Katanga The body of George Olfv Thc amount is small but lhcet Swiss chief International Fund wrote Tanc and desire lo help is great wrote a den mother Additional cash contributions t j i casn comriButions for other boys and grls who for wii bc lislcd in lhc next 5 bar list of the merchandise con barbeen denied the joys of the Christtributions also will be made thc presidigiaore onsoriaiss anj cur readcrs u week Red Cross delegate inKatanga was found Saturday in a shal low grave near Camp Simonct in Elisabethville Thc bodies of two of his assistants a Dutch man and a Belgian woman also were found urticaria the hives put carbonaceious on his bill just dirty you but you itch with A garagcman may Sam the list above Raizes bequest Under the will of vtH Ui llie the late Mason City department Fund This year she told Doris the Philippines Sales tax for Wisconsin MADISON Wis Only the signature of Gov Nelson remains togive Wisconsin its first sales tax in history The Nelson plan was approved by the As sembly which acted vswiftly on the heels of Senate approval 43 dead in accident GATANZARO Italy The last car of a three car diesel train carrying Christmas travelers went off the rails and plunged into a narrow ravine killing at least 43 persons f Germans bar Yanks BERLIN Communist East German border Berlins American commandant Macmillan greetings to West Bc rimers other European cilivcns in r European television broadcastPlanning that preparations should Christmas night bc made for atmospheric testing Elsewhere about the world to tc effectiveness of many cast aside everyday routine lhc Wcsls nowcr heading for a Yulelide in the sun and thc snow t n i i i imillan who at home faces oppo France s stateowned to lhc rcsumplion of made up special trams lo an estimated 000 holiday va Buf Macminan agrecci only lo cationcrs to the Rvera ski reconsker a Kcnncdvfe foj the provLes BdtailVs Island On the Gaia Strip Danes Nor wcgians andSwedes serving a UN military unit guarding thc lesls armistice demarcation line on the1 ArabIsraeli border were not for jgoltcn Christmas trees and a bounty of Scandinavian delicacies arrived in ime for festivities On Canadas frozen arctic fron tier Eskimos and ipers teachers and i gathered for pioneerstyle cclcbra i lions and a fare of beans stcwj land tea and even turkey in places In Tokyo where Christmas gotj liltlc attention prior to World War II Christmas carols sonneted from loudspeakers over streets where crowds surged into department stores gaily decorated with all the trappings Night clubs Featured special Christmas parties and put on their best shows Mexicans had a special reason for good cheer Government em ployes were granted an extra months pay as a bonus the gov ernment picking up a S24million lab j n 11 tvi for several years was a rccipiipast week that they were ent of help from the Cheer t 7 store operator a similar r lhC for a numbcr of executive secretary Such simplicity was atypical ahead of the AngloSaxons who polyd We believe this to be the first It is our the turned around hope that thc in un aware of the whereabouts of the three Olivet and lhc two sel out for headquarters of UN forces oni thc eastern outskirts of Elisaj Dec 13 They on a mission to Soviet headquarters An American spokesman said the Red police barred Watson be cause American officials in civilian clothes accom panying him refused to identify themselves will nole we again havcprogram 0 he city on new satellite POINT ARGUELLO Calif The Air Force refused to confirm or deny it placedan American sky spy satellite into orbit in an attempt to bolster this nations ability to guard against surprise nuclear attack On the inside EditorialsPage 4 Church Features 67 Society News 8 Comics Sports 1718 Clear Lake News 18 The Surveyor22 Latest Markets 26 j i Mason City News 2627 i Business News 29 t j Transit Schedule 30 i North News 32 Iowa Cloudy and colder with snow and blowing snow and northerly winds 20 to per hour gradually diminish ing Clearing west mostly cloudy with occasional jight snow or snow flurries east and colder Saturday night Mostly fair Sunday not so cok west Highs Saturday near 15 northwest to 20s southeast Lows near 5 below northwest to 5 above south east North Iowa Cloudy and colder Saturday with snow and blow ing snow and northerly winds 20 to 30 mph Mostly cloudy with occasional light snow and colder Saturday night Sunday mostly fair little change in temperature High Saturday 20s low 5 to 10 above GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 31 Minimum 20 At 8 am 20 Precipitation 4 Snoxv Sunrise Sunset
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