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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 30, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for HM ITY GLOBE HOME EDITION The newspaper that makes all North I o w a n s VOL 100 Associated Prtst and United Press International Full Lease Wiiei MASON CITY IOWA 30 1961 neighbors I 7c a Copy Paper Consists ol Four One No 71 Churches deplore despair Suffering is old problem By LOUIS United Press CASSELS International Today many people even Christian people have succumbed lo a spirit of hopelessness So said the general jCOimcil of the United Presbyterian Church in its annual message j Few will deny the truth of this observation Even amid the fore ed festivity of the holiday season it is easy to discern an under lying mood of pessimism and despair of the future j If a pastor should enjoin his congregation this weekend to face the new year with hope many people would feel that he was be ing unrealistic refusing to face the grim facts of life in a death shadowed world i would be faithfully ex the message of the But he pounding Bible The nameless men of ancienl Israel who wrote the Psalms oi the Old Testament were no strangers to suffering They had known war exile poverty perse cution the loss of loved ones Ihe wasting of disease They knew at least as Well as modern man how hard it can be at times to believe that this world is really the creation of a benevolent God They cried out even as men do today My God my God why hast thou forsaken me But they never gave way to ultimate de spair because they had also known the nearness of God Even in their darkest hours His love and mercy were an experienced reality which they could not ano would not deny And so these men of a troublec time have handed down through hundreds of troubled generations their strong sure words of hope The Lord is my shepherd though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I wil fear no evil Thou Lord art my defendci under the shadow of Thy wings shall be my refuge unli this tyranny be overpast Thou hast been our refugi from one generation to anolhe our fathers put their trus in Thee and were not confound ed The iheavens are the work o Thy hands They shall perish bu Thou shall endure The darkness is no darknes with Thee Thy loving kind ness is better than life itself Lifewas no bed of roses fo the early Christians either The may not have had to worry abou nuclear bombs raining from th skies but they were constant exposed to death in other forms including crucifixion stoning be ing fed to lions in the Roma arena and being used as pitch soaked human torches for Nero garden parties j Yet in the records they left behind one looks in vain for the kind of selfpity and hopelessness that is fashionable today On the contrary hope was so steady a feature of their lives that one of their number a tent maker named Paul listed it along with faith and love as one of the hallmarks of a Christian million volume this year Mason Gity industry optimistic for 1962 By THOR J JENSEN GlobeGazette City Editor Mason City industry generally Replies were received from 44 industries all of those with more than 20 employes exceptj the railroads and some smaller They reported 1961 volume of ness volume of a quarter ot Mason Citys industrial billion dollars picture of 1961 and the pros showed gains during 1961 and the prospects for 1962 are cidedly optimistic according to Projecting this to the 108 in a yearend survey made by the dustries in Mason City would GlobeGazette Unrest sweeps Algeria answer An to De Gaulle Photoax FLORIDA SHIVERS TOO North read the headlines forecasting freezing lowans arent the only ones bundling up temperatures of 28 degrees for the against the cold but most would gladly Miami area locked in its second cold trade places with these Floridans Ada wave in a week Correa left and Gayle Groom Miami Denies US interfered in Katangas internal problems WASHINGTON Unit id States says Katanga President VIoise Tshombes charges of inter erence against US Ambassador Edmund A Gullion are untrue ind may be propaganda to justify repudiation of the Congo peace agreement In a telegram to President Ken nedy Tshombe accused Gullion Interfering in the Congo talks and of urging the United Nations to resume military action against Katanga At a news conference Friday Stale Department press officer N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Ruling hits NAACP MONTGOMERY Ala A State circuit court judge has made permanent a 5yearold temporary injunction that barred the National Association for Advancement of Colored People from operating in Alabama Attorneys for the NAAGP said the ruling would be appealed The which sustained the early Christians was not based on an unrealistic optimism about what was likely to befall them in Ihis world Jesus had warned them that in this life you will have tribulation cftid their ex perience had abundantly confirm ed those words But Jesus had also told them Be not afraid I have over come the world And they were certain that he had triumphed even over death They did not fear the worst that life can offer because they were convinced as Paul put it that the sufferings of this pres ent time are not worth compar ing with the glory that is to be revealed to us in the new and indestructible life which Christ had opened to men There were even in the First Century AD people who sneer ed at this otherworldly And there are even today people who hold the hope so firmly they can say with Paul I am sure that neither death nor life nor angels nor principal ities nor things present nor things to come nor powers nor height nor deplh nor anything else in all creation will be abic to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord Atmosphere WASHINGTON The U S decision to resume testing of nuclear weapons in the atmosphere was de scribed as imminent Informed sources spoke in terms of days or weeks rather than months of the time when they expect President Kennedy to give the sig nal Oklahoma crash kills 8 CORDELL persons including five children were killed in a fiery twocar turning the end of a holiday vacation into the states worst traffic accident in history Appeal fay Australia CANBERRA Australia Australia issued an urgent warning to Holland and Indonesia not to start a war over Dutch New Guineadeclaringit could turn into a racial fight incoln White read a reply lha e said wasbeing issued with the ull knowledge of Kennedy The State Department state ment reaffirmed US confident n Gullion and called on Tshombe carry out the agreement made cc 21 at Kitona between hiir nd Congo Prime Minister Cyrille doula The US statement said in part Ambassador Gullion was in olved in the Kitona talks because Tr Tshombe appealed to Prcsi ent Kennedy to help halt the ighting in Katanga and arrange a neeting between Mr Tshombe nd Prime Minister Adoula Because Mr Tshombe asked or an American guarantee of his personal security in addition to uarantees given by the United Nations the ambassador escorted Mr Tshombe to and from Kiton and remained there during the alks PARIS Charles e Gaulles determination to pull he bulk of the French army out f Algeria and make peace with he revoltscarred territory as an ndependent nation threatened Sat urday to touch offviolent new protests from European diehards Riots erupted Friday night in Oran assoon as DC Gaulle fin ished outlining his plans over ra dio and TV French troops who have often sided with the Euro pean settlers in the past movec in swiftly to put down the riots Two 3oung men and a French ma rine were killed The 44 industries replying repects for 1962 as follows ported an average of 3647 cm Fihraco Manufacturing Co ploycs during the year and payj Expect a 25 per cent increase rolls totaling 312100000 business sparked by a new They paid in taxes june 0 plastic concrete forms to the county treasurer Top management of the 44 re Northwestern Distributing Co will be a hig year 1961 largest year since 1958 and 5 per cent above 10year Average volume Swift and Co fertilizer plant Prospects are fairly good Farmers had good crops It will take aggressive selling Mason City Tent and Awning were up 12 per cent in 19G1 and general outlook is i good Built 40 by 50foot ware house last month BERLIN TENSION American Army tanks fore ground and Soviet Army tanks face each other at 200yard range at the Friedriehstrasse checkpoint daring one of many moments of extreme EastWest tension in Berlin Year of tension De Gaulle repeated his deter mination to come to terms with the Algerian nationalists in a yearend report to the people T rightwing Secret Army Or ganization jammed his broadcast in Oran Plastic wcap n of the riyhlwmg diehards crip led or shook radio and TV re towers at Bordeaux Toulouse Climes and Toulon in France 3ombs also off in the Al crian city of Constantino The French Presidents an louncemcnt that the French army vould be withdrawn from Alger any a severe Mow to the Europeans in Algeria vho have looked to Ihc army for wlitical as well as military sup port throughout the eightyear na ionalist rebellion At no time did Ambassador bullion interfere in the negotia ions The charge that Ambassadoi bullion has urged further UN military action against Katanga is absurd SAME DATE 1960 620 Mason City Foundry and Man I ufacturing Co Had 10 per j cent gain iu and expect 20 per cent increase in 1962 j Jacob E Decker and Sons Very poor year in 1961 but ex i pcct 5 per cent increase in 1962 i Northwestern States Portland j Cement Co Completed 1A i million barrel kiln in 1961 a very successful year Expect 35 per cent increase in 19G2 in gen eral construction continued strong commercial category off setting expected decline in pub lic sector with some slight im provement in home building field Mctalcraft Inc Spent 000 on expansion in 1961 and moved purl of operation to a second building expect 1962 to be better than 1961 Gordon Manufacturing Built 3264 square feet of new manufacturing space in 1961 had 20 per cent increase in vol ume expects continued growth by developing both sales and production facilities Continental Baking Co Mad gaineach week over previous year and 1962 should be best year yet Mode ODay Corp Expects Berlin which to most of us has become a stale of mind a 15 per cent increase in busi rathcr than just a city rates as the No 1 uews story of 1961 iness Its nothing unusual for the former German capital to be dominant in worldevents The dateline Berlin has been with us ever since the inception of worldwide news gathering agencies before the clays of the Kaiser through World Wars I and II the division of Germany in 1945 and the airlift that fol lowed Berlin and all its ramifications was with us in each of the 12 months Berlin was No 1 story By KEN BERG GlobeGazette Page One Editor i GlobcGazcttc Spent in additions to plant equipment in 1961 and expects a small bus iness improvement PARENTAL TRIUMPH Mr and Mrs James Percy Waco Tex beam ing happily hover behind their daugh ter Penne Ann the 1962 Maid of Cot ton Penne won the title in Memphis At Pholofax Tenn edging out 21 other Cottonbelt beauties It was a special thrill for Mrs Percy who was a finalist in the same contest back in 1941 In Algiers Europeans felt cut off Their statements boiled ckv o a feeling that now they were on their own Biit Efe Gaulles pledge was aken as a sign of good faith by he Algerian nationalist leadership n Tunis Rebel representatives have been reported engaged in secret contacts with the French for the past few weeks to lay the groundwork for a formal settle ment f he Weather Iowa Considerable cloudiness through Sunday with accasion al snow Not so cold Saturday Turning colder extreme west Sunday Low Saturday 510 above High Sunday 1520 Partly cloudy colder most sections Monday GlohcGazcltc Weather Data up lo 8 am Saturday Maximum 15 Minimum 5 At 8 am 14 Sunrise Sunset Bulletin WASHINGTON Paul M Butler 56 former chairman of the Democratic National Committee died Saturday at George Washington University Hospital The cause of death was not learned immediately On the Inside Editorials Page 4 Church Features 67 Society News 11 Clear Lake News 13 Sports 1718 Comics 21 North lows News 22 Latest Markets 2o Mason City News 2627 Business News 2829 Transit 31 Russias threat of signing a separate peace treaty with East Germany designed in part to force us out of that be leaguered metropolis behind the Iron Curtain the construction infamous walFrthc military and political maneuver ings that touched many American families vhen a portion of our Army Reserve and National Guard was mobilized Berlin also spawned several other top news headlines this year The story of Adolf Eichmann the Jew exterminator cer tainly had its origin in that city back in World War II The re sumption of nuclear testing and he fallout frenzy that followed can be linked lo Ihc unrest caused by Berlin Much of Presi dent Kennedys hcclic first year in office was devoted to the German crisis Yes Berlin had to be a big story to outvote all the other State Brand Creameries Inc Spent for a packaging line for milk powder expects business lo be about the same The Bordcn Co Sales gain in ice cream during 1961 better than average and started selling fluid milk in November built new ice cream loading dock in 1961 and plan to construct addi tional storage room in 1962 ex pect good increase in business House of Vision Had 14 per cent increase in 1961 and ex pect even better in 1962 Centra I Shosv Printing Bus iness up 20 per cent in 1961 and expect continued increase Marigold Dairies Looks like J1962 will be excellent year in our major news events of the year Members of the GlobeGazettes j trade area news department in their annual poll rated it above even such banner happenings as the first men in space the Cuban in vasion flop the untimely death of U N Sccrclary Dag Ham marskjold the troublesome Congo situation and devastating Hurricane Carla It was not a year of comfort and joy Ralhcr it was 12 somber months of falling monarchs world strife sundry in ternal dissensions freedom riders banditry in the air and on the high seas bank tropical storms and fallout shelters And to lop off all Uic controversy along came Iho twist How we ranked them Results of the GlobeGazette news departments annual poll of the years top national and interna tional stories scored on the bassis of 10 points for first place 9 for second and so on RANKING POINTS Out of possible 110 1 Berlin situation 121 2 Men in space 110 3 Cuban invasion 94 4 Congo situation 80 5 Hammarskjold killed 68 6 Nuclear testing fallout scare 50 7 Freedom riders 36 8 Eichmann trial 33 9 Hurricane Carla 31 10 Kennedys first year 29 Also receiving votes Airplane ship hijackings 25 Dominican Republic crisis 21 Sam Rayburn dies 20 Further downgrading of Stalin Kennedys visit Europe 7 Hoffa Teamsters and AFLCIO dis putes 7 Nixon enters California gubernatorial race 1 electrical industry fraud 3 Rockefeller search 2 PepsiCola Bottling Co good gain in 1961 and 1962 pros pects look very good plan to build a new plant in 1962 Farmers Elevator Service Co new 70 by 220 foot warehouse in and had great increase in sales Farmer Opticians Substan tial gain in 19G1 continuing steady increase since 1954 open ing and expect 1962 to be even better Interstate Power Co Ex pccl continued moderate in crease and have budgeted Sl 500000 for new construction and maintenance including new warehouse in Mason ity The Como Photo Co Busi ness in 1961 well ahead of 1960 previously the largest in our his tory Rolfc Products great potential in boating industry for the coming year North Iowa Cooperative Pro cessing Co Spent for new cooling tower and two new semitrailers in 1961 and pro cessed more soybeans than in I960 expect 1962 demand to be up slightly Mason City Brick and Tile Co slight gain in 1961 and in architects area not as numerous as year ago Klipto on new platemaking facilities expanding sales force by one   

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