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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 22, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             v North Iowas Daily Newspaper for tfe Horn The VOL m Shortage j CITY GLOBEGAZETTE newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors i MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER n HOME EDITION 10c t Paper ConcUU ol Five US worsens Its hard to make change By EDWARD COWAN WASHINGTON UPI The United States which holds dear to its heart such price tags as and is running short of change The shortage of coins seems to be most acute in the North east and Midwest and threatens to harass merchants and customers alike during the Christmas season Treasury and Federal Reserve officials say pennies and nickels are in the shortest supply and the possibility of a grey mar ket in small change has arisen A retail chain store in Chi cago where the problem is worst spent to bring in coins from other cities and is considering offering customers scrip instead of hard currency in making change and cashing checks The Treasury would like to Increase production at the Phil adelphia and Denver mints but it doesnt have the money Of ficials hope to get quick ap proval from the budget bureau and key members of Congress to spend funds not specifically earmarked for production costs The problem is reported to arise from Congress failure to pass a supplemental appropria tion bill in its rush to adjourn ment last month The bill that died contained for the Bureau of the Mint Miss Eva B Adams director of the bureau estimated that the would finance produc tion of an extra 420 million coins If the money had been made available she indicated a substantial proportion ofthe coins would become out of the mints now Federal Reserve banks in several cities reported alarm ingly low coin reserves as of Nov 1 They have been unable to fill all coin orders from com mercial banks which in turn have had to ration coins to stores The business worlds need for coins in always greatest during the Christmas shopping season Officials are worried that the Jack of change may dampen customerstore relations Some stores may refuse to cash checks unless they are for round dollar amounts One trade publication has ad vised banks they may be able to buy coins from vending machine firms or municipal parking authorities There is no law against selling coins at a premium price Although the coin shortage is not new there are indications it has gotten worse recently Production of coins has risen sharply from 937 million in fiscal 1955 to 35 billion in fiscal 1962 and some 35 billion coins are believed to be in circulation But one official seid for the past three years weve been living from hand to mouth The rise in the use of coins is at tributed to the growing num ber of parking meters and vend ing machines the introduction of sales taxes and greater popularity of coin collecting John R Farrell the Federal Reserve Systems director of bank operations said the 12 re serve banks were asked if their coin inventories were alarm ingly low and reported as fol lows Boston and New York All denominations in very short supply Philadelphia Only half dollars in adequate supply Cleveland all short Richmond adequate reserves Atlanta Supplies adequate except for a somewhat low stockof pickels Chicago Acutely low stocks of all denomination the tightest pinch in the nation St Louis Nickels completely ex hausted dimes and quarters very low Minneapolis Nickels very low pennies and dimes lower than desired Kan sas City and Dallas Fairly adequate stocks San Francisco Nickels low IN TIME FOR American sailors top help tie up the Italian guided missile cruiser Guiseppe Garibaldi which docked at the U S Naval Base in Philadelphia Garibaldi is Italys largest warship and is the first Italian vessel to visit Phila delphia since August 1938 During their fourday visit here the Italians Photofax will be hosted by several local organiza tions and invited for Thanksgiving din ners in homes of area residents In the lower photo radarman Guy Woody gets a shiptoshore welcome from his son and wife at Jacksonville Fla Woody is stationed on the destroyer Ware which returned to base following blockade duty off Cuba America has much for which to give thanks 87 THE ASSOCIATED FBESS Americans the world over paused Thursday to observe their unique holiday with prayers feasting and family reunions Although the holidays origin dates back not only to the old world but to the ancient world the Biblical accounts of harvest On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News Comics 22 Clear Lake News 23 North Iowa News 24 Sports 2728 CubGazette 34 Latest Markets 42 Mason City News 4243 Thanksgiving is regard ed as an American custom and a symbol of a nations way of giving thanks for the bounty of its wealth both material and spiritual Since the Pilgrims first ob served Thanksgiving in 1621 the holiday has survived wars crises and depressions More than any other national holiday it continues to mirror American spirit and Thursday the mood for the Thanksgiving observance spans from Hyannis Port Mass where President Kennedy and 27 mem bers of his family reaching through three generations are having their tradition tinged Thanksgiving reunion Because the clouds of the Cuban crisis seem to be receding there N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES 27 Kennedys reunited HYANNIS PORT Mass Twentyseven Ken nedys reaching through three generations had a tra ditiontinged Thanksgiving at the family compound on Cape Cod Every year at this time the Kennedy clan gathers here for Thanksgiving and a turkey dinner Traffic toll mounting nations traffic deaths mounted steadily during the first day of the long Thanksgiv ing holiday with 10 persons killed in two violent crashes in Texas The number killed in motor ve hicle accidents since 6 pm local time Wednesday was 66 The count will continue until midnight Sun day Claims promises violated RAWALPINDI Pakistan Pakistani foreign minister Mohammed Ali accused President Kennedy of violating promises to consult Pakistan before giv ing arms aid to India lo rule on Negros case ANDERSON S C A federal judge has in dicated he expects to decide by the first of the year whether to order the admission of a Negro to all white Clemson College Oral arguments on a suit by Iowa State transfer Harvey Gantt charging the statesupported institution with discrimination have been completed and Judge C C Wyche asked ior ad ditional briefs in the case is much for the President and the nation to be thankful for on this holiday The President said as much at a news conference Tues day A passage from his 1961 Thanks giving proclamation is strikingly pertinent to the emergency of the past two months We give thanks too for free dom as a nation for the strength of our arms and the faith of our friends for the beliefs and confi dence we share for our deter mination to stand firmly for what we believe to be right and to resist mightily what we believe to be base Extending Thanksgiving greet ings to members of the armed forces this year the President said Among the blessings for which we Americans are especially thankful on this Thanksgiving Day is the existence of a dedicated and strong military establishment During this Thanksgiving season we have particular reason to be grateful to the men and women of the armed forces Your devo tion to duty your selfsacrifice and your immediate readiness to face any danger has been most evident during the past several weeks I want to express my per sonal thanks to each of you for your wholehearted and ready re sponse when danger has threat ened I know all Americans join me in wishing you oar most sin cere thanks and In Miami Fla some MO fam ilies invited servicemen who arc in Florida as part of the Cuban crisis buildup to their homes for dinner Familcs in Key West and Fort Lauderdale followed suit Secretary of the Navy Fred North spent Thanksgiving Day at the Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba SAME DATEmi572 Safely floret Buck Means U Fnit 24 Shooting ceases on But Red overture declined Resumption is possible NEW DELHI India Shooting has stopped along the Himalayan frontier but informed sources said Thursday India is not planning to accept Red Chinas terms for settlement of the monthold undeclared border war Prime Minister Nehru told Par liament So far as we know there has been an effective cease fire He made no mention of the Indian reaction but informants said the Indian army has been or dered to withhold its fire against Chinese troops who are observing a selfimposed ceasefire The lull left open the prospect of more fighting informed observ ers in New Delhi said Nehru has not formally replied to Pekings declaration of a cease fire to be followed by a Chinese withdrawal from their conquests during the last month The Indian government report edly remains determined to drive out the Chinese rather than agree to their offer of a partial with drawal that would leave the Com munists in the strategic region of Ladakh Earlier Nehru told Parliament the Chinese had silenced their guns but he did not say anything about orders given Indian forces Peking in announcing that Chi nese troops put their ceasefire into effect at midnight Wednes day warned The border conflict cannot be stopped by Chinas action alone The cessation of the border conflict depends on the Indian side rather than the Chinese side and now it depends particularly on whether or not the Indian gov ernment responds positively An Indian Defense Ministry spokesman said Indian troops continued to be in contact with the enemy north of Tezpur where the Communists made their threatening drive toward the rich plains of Assam The spokesman refused to define contacts a term previously used to mean combat Indi a bord er North Iowa Fair through Fri day warmer west Friday Lows Thursday night in the upper 20s highs Friday in the upper 40s Fair through Friday Warmer west and northcen tral Friday Lows Thursday night 2632 highs Friday 50s west to near 50 east Little change Saturday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum 52 Minimum 22 At 8 a m 22 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 37 Minimum 31 Rene Coty once president of France is dead LE HAVRE France API Rene Coty former president of France died Wednesday night of heart complications following an attack of the flu He was 80 Coty served as president of the French Republic from December 1953 until January 1959 when he was succeeded by Charles de Gaulle Coty was the last president o the Fourth Republic and was in strumental in bringing De Gaulle back to power after the May 1958 uprising of Europeans in Algiers Under the Fourth Republic the post of president was largely honorary Yank killed by Korean grenades SEOUL South Korea American soldier was killed and another injured in a hand grenade attack by North Korean Commu nist soldiers Tuesday night UN Command spokesman said Thurs day The soldiers were manning a UN observation post in the de militarized zone on the Western Korean front They were mem sers of the 1st Cavalry Division but their names were withheld The spokesman said this was clear On the western end of the 2500 mile battle line there has been no firing since midnight in Ladakh the strategic region which Peking covets and claims to have cleared out the Indian India appeared to be buying time by using the lull offered by the Chinese to rebuild its defeated army units in northeast India India wants the restoration of the situation before Sept 8 when the Chinese began incursions into northeast India China asks the reestablishment of positions of Nov 7 1959 The main difference is in the Ladakh region of north west India post manned by Americans since the Korean Armistice of 1953 Three liquor raids in Dubuque County DUBUQUE w Police and sheriffs officers seized nearly 100 bottles of liquor in raids on three taverns Wednesday night Police reported seizing 43 bot tles of liquor at the TallyHo Tap and 38 bottles at the Stop Inn Tavern tboth in Dubuque Sheriff Hank Spielman and six deputies reported confiscating 16 bottles of liquor at the Rob bers Roost on Peru Road just outside the city Odd things happening to birds on turkey day NEW YORK WIfs Turkey day and some curious things are happening to the bird besides being eaten In Watford City ND local merchants dropped four live ones from a low flying plane as a promotion stunt flapping gobblers made it to the ground safely at least until dinner time At the US Agriculture De partments Poultry Research Center at BelUville Md a brood of grandfatherless turkeys were hatched Scientist produced them with sperm from turkeys that earlier had been born without fathers by the process of parthenogenesis from the eggs of virgin mother birds About 40 of the fatherless birds still are scratching around their pens and their eight or nine newly hatched offspring also are doing fine However theyre described as a little more stupid than most turkeys who arent con sidered very bright even in normal circumstances In fact they have such a bad intellectual reputation that people in Turkey arc a bit sensitive to the fact that their national name is at tached to the creatures Hardy group at Plymouth A Manontherock1 interview By KEN BERG GlobeGazette News Editor Prithee and how was your Thanksgiving Day dinner With loosened belt and defrocked feet most of us probably nestled ourselves on the divans for welcomed siestas or took visual sojourns to the oases in that vast wonderful electronic wasteland The football games were great though werent they Sore its good to have the Cuban mess behind us harvest allinall wasnt bad and most of our political favorites came out pretty good in the election Thanks for all that and more But ahead of us lies a long winter m a Rose Bowlless Iowa the inevitable Christmas spending orgy only 28 shopping days left and whats even worse income tax time Thus not enough of us were imbuedwith the proper spirit of the occasion Too much worry and too little time devoted for reflection on what the day actually represents Things were different on that first Thanksgiving a few centuries ago Life was tough and theffe wasnt much horse play Everyone was busybusy shaping a new nation With this in mind the GlobeGazette took journalistic lib erty and went to Plymouth Mass for a manontherock interview of ancestors of presentday notables Thirdgraders at Harding School went along these our hardy fore fathers What the reporter overheardat that first Thanksgiving follows Prudence Bardot S a c r c bleu Ill simply suffocate if I dont get out of all these clothes Adamsky Khrushchev Vot a vonderful place for zome blun derbuss bases Priscilla Liz Taylor You say that handsome fellow over there is Miles Standish Jonathan Kennedy Since Im paying for this little picnic I should captain one of the teams Besides its my football Appalonia Hoffa Speaking to her Smile James were on ye olde candid cam era Sir Harold Hughes If you folks elect me governor Ill see to it that you get legalized ale bytheflagon Mrs John Glenn The dinner was delightfully AOK By the way has anyone seen my hus band Mrs Jacque Kennedy Jona than are you SURE you packed my water skis PatriciaNixon Poorc Rich ard and I are thinking of start ing our own newspaper Can anyone suggest an appropriate name Mayme Eisenhower Weve bought a lot for a house a ways west of here Weve named it Gettysburg Its secluded and exciting will ever happen there Sir Walter Wilfson And all the time I thought this was Riv er City I guess I just dont know the territory Gov Rosse Barnett Of course we COULD limit enroll ment just to those on the May flower who came over first class Corona Castro Why are you so excited senor Im merely laying out some new golf courses Barium Goldwater I played one of Castros new layouts and hooked one into a sand trap Boy did I ever get a surprise1 Yai Yai Gabor Its just my second best shawl dahling but its the only thing that goes with my combat boots Henrik Ford Now you take this Romney chap Hes but a rambler doesnt stick to anything Hell never be a success   

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