Friday, December 21, 1962

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 21, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Newspaper or Hit CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL AstoclattxJ Preti and United Preu FuU newspaper that makes all North MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 21 I o wans neighbors HOME EDITION UOc a Paper of Two REDONDO BEACH A machine suffering from hal lucinations collapsed into hys teria and spewed out 1600 plastic reindeer in front of a startled little boy The machine is supposed to ring bells flash red and green lights and deliver one freshly made for a dime The points are set too fine and it gives the machines hal lucinations the owner said They think theyre getting And its contagious he added Ive had calls on other machines all making free reindeer like crazy befefe Christmas Nation has different look TRENTON at the Hamilton Township em ployes Christmas party may have to take lie detector tests Township committ e e m a n Raymond I Dwier issued a memorandum to the 50 per sons who attended the party in the municipal building He warned they will be required to submit to the test unless someone returns the swiped from the purse of clerk Thelma Blasig while she was dancing PICO RIVERA CalifSan ta Claus disrupted bank serv ice Thursday Officers allowed the banks exchange number to be used by youngsters calling Santa Claus after 6 pm but the word got out early and the banks phones were tied up all afternoon by kiddies calling St Nick JOLIET IllWUUam Rus sell Pethick who has spent the last 47 Christmases in Illi nois prisons is going home for this one Pethick 69 received a life sentence in 1915 for the knife slaying of a Chicago woman and her 2yearpld son He has never ridden in an auto craned his neck at a skyscrap er or seen the home he is going to The Illinois Board of Par dons and Paroles which four t i m e s previously rejected Pethicks pleas for freedom said he would be freed if a home and a job were offered The Salvation Army came through Pethiek says his first plans are to visit the graves of his parents in Chicago MENOMONIE Wis A group of Stout State College students went caroling Thurs day judicial or der County Court Judge William Bundy said he would dismiss disorderly conduct charges against Joseph Brenner 20 and t dozen other Stout State students if they sang an hour in at least two rest homes The boys were punished for serenading coeds at Stout Populous California now No 1 Its a state of paradoxes By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON The golden state of California is whooping up a fourday holiday for the years end to celebrate i statistic thats more significan than it may at first appear The actual legal holiday for Cali fornias 100000 state employes and as many others whose em ployers go along with the gag is Monday Dec 31 This day was singled qu rather arbitrarily by Gov Ed mund G Pat Brown as the core of California First Days celebrating Californias popula tion ascendency over New York State Of fici ally California statisticians put the passing date at Dec 21 actually they say California overtook New York some time in November New York officials say Not so the Empire State will stay out in front until sometime in Augus 1963 Census Bureau director Rich ard M Scammon loftily avoids the controversy High above the battle he sticks with data is sued in midNovember that in dicate that California will reach a population exceeding New Yorks total of 173 million sometime next spring Nobody on either side or in the middle denies that the takeover from New York will come sooner or later Behind this rather silly con troversy are some important facts New York has 43 US senators and representatives to Californias 40 and this ratio will remain unchanged until af ter the 1970 census Redistrict ing on the basis of that enumer ation will put California out in front of all the state in political power In addition to sending more of its sons to Washington it will outweigh New York in national political conventions and in electoral votes By migration and an excess of births over deaths California is gaining 1700 people daily ac cording to its own experts They predict a population of 45 mil lion by the year 2000 California according to a re cent survey already leads the nation in retail trade in home building in electricpower ca pacity in defense and space in dustries It receives more than double New Yorks defense con tracts Its cash farm income first among states is almost four times that of the Empire State California is a state of par adoxes Its politics with the habitual disregard of its voters Idt party loyalty is the despair of political pros in other parts of the nation Yet the man who controls the party in power Pat Brown clearly does the California Democratic party to day swings a good deal of weight nationally California future said to depend on water A good start has been made on a program that will cost billions much of h coming from the federal gov ernment The people ofCalifornia see eye to eye on this They recent ly voted for sale of billions in state bonds to help finance the program This is remarkable for a population devoted ardent ly to the free enterprise system States Eichelberger hall with You Are My Sunshine at 11 p m one day last ST PETER Minn The Gordon Quist twins in re counting the story in future years will be telling the truth when they say that Santa Claus brought them Mrs Quist wasnt expecting until Jan 7 and then only one child But the twins arrived Thursday a boy and a girl showing up within 15 minutes of each other in the Quist home Quist called the doctor but the births were so sudden he didnt arrive until after the babies did But there was no problem Quist 36yearold farmer is used to delivering things He is the community Santa Only Thursday he didnt have time to put on his red suit FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES NASSAU Bahamas The United States and Great Britain agreed Friday to assign nuclear bombers now and Polaris equipped submarines later to a combined nuclear force within NATO SOMETHING TO CROW Thats Chickie the Bantam rooster Cory Crawford 8 Wenatchee hatched from a twoegg incubator last Christmas and trained to sleep on his pillow With Chickie awakening them Photofax each morning at 7 the Crawfords have thrown away their alarm clock But one is enough Mrs Crawford said after the holidays Cory will take the incubator to hes not to bring home any more chickens U N eliminates its watchdog on Hungary then closes shop UNITED NATIONS NY AP General Assembly closed the door just after midnight on a session overshadowed by the threat of nuclear war over Cuba and an undeclared war between India and Red China In the final hours before ad journment the 110nation forum abolished its oneman watchdog mission for Hungary a move which will eliminate the annua report on conditions in the Soviet satellite and probably shelve de bate indefinitely on that cold war item The assembly recognized the revolutionary republican govern ment of Yemen and unseated the N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Living costs unchanged WASHINGTON The Labor Department re ported that the cost of living in November remained unchanged from the previous month The department said lower food and apparel prices were offset in No vember by higher prices for services and new auto mobiles and as a result the consumer price index re mained at 106 per cent of its 195759 average Governors to discuss Guard DES MOINES A meeting of the governors conference advisory committee on the National Guard has been called for Jan 2 in Washington Gov Nor man Erbe revealed Presumably the meeting was called to decide on a recommendation whether toac cept or reject th6 controversial reorganization plan for the National Guard Congo delegation departs UNITED NATIONS Robert K A Gardiner the U N chief in the Congo headed back there to di rect the next phase of the drive to end the 29month old secession of Katanga province Gardiner a Ghanaian followed an eightman U S military mis sion headed by Lt Gen Louis W Truman Progress in Berlin talks PARIS Soviet Ambassador Sergei Vinogradov said that the Soviet Union and the United States have made substantial progress in their talks on Berlin and agree on everything except the presence of Allied troops in the Western sector SAME DATEW142S On the inside Editorials pa0e 4 Society Mtwi Mason City News ge Latest Markets North Iowa News 10 Sports n12 Comics K Cfcar Lake News 17 Live Within Income 20 TV Gukk Pwllowt Section rival royalist delegation The vote was 744 with 23 nations abstain ing The United States dropped its controversial plan for UN inspec tion of conditions in the Portu guese colony of Angola after Af rican and Asian delegates protest ed that the plan might weaken an earlier assembly call for sanc tions against Portugal The assembly also Authorized SecretaryGeneral U Thant to spend up to million a month in the Congo and milion in the Middle East to keep forces in the field until June 30 It also gave him authority to call a special session of the assembly next spring to deal with the grave ongo finance problem Extended for two more years the life of the UN Works and Relief Agency for Palestine refu gees Noted a report from the 17na ion disarmament committee that ts general negotiations had failed to produce an agreement on a nuclear test ban to take effect by Jan 1 Wading through the heaviest agenda in its history the assem bly wound up a day ahead of its deadline This was a triumph for assembly President Muhammad Zafrulla Khan of Pakistan who rode herd on longwinded speak ers and tardy delegates all hrough the session Delegates expressed belief that he debates were shorter and contained less heat than usual be cause of the sobering effect of the Cuban crisis The IndiaChina war was never rought before the assertfoly or the Security Council officially but t was much on the minds of the delegates More money for creating jobs WASHINGTON Kennedy has released nearly million to step up jobcreating public works projects The allocation announced Thurs day by Secretary of Commerce Luther H Hodges was Kennedys second under an accelerated pub ic works program approved by he outgoing Congress Congress authorized mil ion program and appropriated million for use at once DCS MOINES A Des Moines businessman who turned holdup man for rea sons he could never explain is to be back with his family for Christmas after serving less than nine months of a 25 year prison term The release of Robert Leslie Hermann 42 came about un der a suspension of sentence granted by Gov Norman Erbe Hermann father of five chil dren operated a salvage store and told of having financial difficulties He was caught last Jan 31 within six minutes after he held up a northside branch office of the Dial Fi nance Co and fled with Britain in atom pact These historic arrangements representing the first real start on multilateral nuclear striking power under NATO direction were announced by President Kennedy and Prime Minister Maemillan as they ended their threeday meeting here loss in farm fire near Geneva fire caused an estimated damage Fri day to the Kenneth Studer farm a mile and a half east of here The fife destroyed two barns a cattle shed milking equip ment 400 bushels of shelled corn 800 bushels of soybeans and quantities of hay and straw Fifteen cows and as many calves also died in the fire Firemen from Hampton arid Ackley fought the flames for nearly four hours and managed to save one cattle shed and a corncrib Mr and Mrs Studer and their son and daughter Keith 20 and Barbara 17 left the house bu it did not catch fire Studer said the loss is insured Failed to settle all differences Tito reveals BELGRADE Yugoslavia AP Tito of Yugoslavia on ms way home Friday from talks with Soviet Premier Khrushchev m Moscow made clear they failed to settle all major differ ences between them Tito told Yugoslav newsmen traveling on the train with him hat after his talks with Soviet eaders on Kremlin foreign poli cies the policies are somewhat clearer But Tito indicated he intends to pursue his independent brand of communism That policy led to his break with Moscow during the Stalin regime though relations nave taken a turn for the better since North Iowa Partly cloudy and warmer Friday night and Sat urday but turning colder late Saturday Lows Friday night in mid 20s Highs Saturday 3742 Iowa Partly cloudyand warmer with increasing south to south west winds Friday night and Saturday but turning colder with snowsqualls northwest late Saturday Lows Friday night 2530 Highs Saturday in the 40s Further outlook Much colder with snow squalls likely Sunday Minnesota Cold wave snow flurries Saturday highs in 20s GlobeGazette Weather up to 8 am Friday Maximum Minimum Sunrise Sunset Data To replace the abandoned Sky bolt missile program the Unit d States will provide its Polari missiles at productioncost bin without nuclear warheads to British when they have sub marines capable of using these weapons It was expected that the first Polaris missiles would not be turned over to the British for actual use until about 1970 be cause time will be needed for construction of the nuclear sub marines To start on development of a multilateral nuclear force Ken nedy and Maemillan agreed tc subscribe to NATO immediatelj AngloAmerican units now in ex istence from the U S stra tegic forces including the Stra tegic Air Command Unite Kingdom bomber command an from tactical nuclear force now held in Europe Conference sources expresse opinion the result of the talk could open a new era in Atlantic nuclear defense Some said it can ease difficul ties with French Presiden Charles de Gaulle and unify West ern Big Three defenses eventual under one big deterrent umbrella This however will take time In Paris however French offi cial sources said that they had not been informed of an Alliec nuclear force as an outgrowth o the Skybolt issue We are looking six or seven years ahead a British spokes man said Thursday night after the two Atlantic Pact leaders con eluded a second long day of ham mering out the enormously com plex problems they face The United States abandoned the Skybolt program because ol five test failures new concept and its high cost Maemillan government desperately sought an alternative since it banked on the missile to carry British nu clear warheads and keep Britain a member of the nuclear weapon club Polaris presented an an swer N Photofax ELECTION Juan Bosch the Revolutionary Party candidate for president in the Dominican Republic is the apparent winner in the is land nations first free election in 38 years He holds a grow ing lead over Dr Viriato Fiallo A provisional govern ment has ruled since the fall of the Trujillo dictatorship last year Rolvaag holds slight margin in recount ST PAUL Minn recount of Minnesotas guberna torial election was in its third day Friday with DFL Lt Gov Karl Rolvaag holding a slight lead over Republican Gov Elmer Anderson With about onefifth of the states precincts recounted Rol vaag had a lead of 98 cording to Republican or 275 votes according to DFL figures The recounting will continue ihrough at least the end of the year Cold to usher in winter Southerly winds pushed warmer air into Iowa Fri day but forecasters said temperatures will turn sharp ly colder again Saturday and Sunday as holiday traffic picks up The winter season officially begins in Iowa at am Saturday The brief warming trend came after a surge of cold air brought cloudy skies and snow to the southwest ex treme west and extreme southern Iowa counties Thurs day night and Friday mom ing Some south Iowa points had up to three inches of the white stuff Highways in the snow area became icy snow packed and slippery Fridays warming trend was the result of a low pres sure Ujugh extending south ward out of Canada but as it mnves to the east of Iowa strong shifting winds will whip up in its wake and drivM much colder air down out of Canada The cold air will reach northwestern counties and spread southeastward across the state Saturday night and Sunday North Iowa is expected to have snow flurries driven by strong winds The mercury could plummet to close to zero Cold wave conditions and blowing snow also were fore cast for Minnesota over the weekend Readings of zero and below are likely by Sun day morning CHEER FUND COAL PREVIOUSLY REPORTED Kiwaaii Club members Two from Sheffield Bon Amis GMAC employes Harding Brownie Troop 9i Monroe Junior Mirb HR 107 Tom Knapp Mike Crosi John Knapp A friend Mark K Engraving and bookkeeping dept GlobeGazette News roan GlobeGazette V V V W N it D La Shell Linda 5 Leann 3 Cbristeson Pamela Sehoneman Thornton A gift from From Birthday Club at Rockwell RoekwellSwaledale Student Council Meseryer friends Girl Seoul Troop 457 Clear Lake Just a Granny Cindy Taml Jenny and 7 Order of Ahepa Sam Raizes Depf Future Farmers Assn Clear Lake Schools Addition to contributions of United Packinghouse Workers Local 38 West Haven Dorcas Circle Northwestern Kell Coffee Club Mason CUy Plumbers Steamfillers Local 40S From a friend In memory of Jim O Mrs George Pensou A friend Masnn City Grandmothers Club 116 An anonymous gift Steve Cahalan 439 87 118 iX SUO 200 tISS S3 00 tiOO 900 2H30 ioo ioo ioo ioo 300 200 200 soo 8300 300 IS 00 in oo nno ioo 200 aoo ioo THE DAYS TOTAL J 287 TOTAL TO DATE 1271728 STILL NEEDED j GIVING DAYS LEFT 2 Cheer Fund m on goal OWN through the years the m e m bcrs of the Mason City Kiwanis Club have been strong supporters of the Christmas Cheer Fund A glance at the list will show this club again is distinguishing itself With less than two giving days left is needed to meet what Doris Bruce of Family Service considers the minimum need of to carry on the Christmas program for which this fund was started We are confident that the needed con ributions will come From the ime the fundwas started in 1925 it has never failed to make ts goal The list shows two additional departments of the GlobeGa zette with contributions show ng we are sincere supporters of he Cheer Fund There is a size able gift from the Raizes De partment Store We keep getting messages ex pressing confidence and support of the Cheer Fund To many families you are a real Santa Clans wrote Mar jarct Rice secretary of the RockwellSwalcdale Student ouncil as she sent the gift rom that organization Eightyearold Pamela Schone man Thornton hoped her gift will help make Christmas hap for some other little boy or rl Our girls know there are ome who wont have any toys or Christmas and want to iclp wrote a young mother They used all the money they lad saved for the Sunday School building fund so daddy is help ng them on the Cheer Fund he littledonors are La Shell inda and Lean Christeson The Bob Amis wrote Hoping his will help to brighten some nes Christmas Send or bring your gift to the lobeGazette office Send it to CHRISTMAS CHEER Care Maton City Iowa BUS ACCIDENT SAN ONOFRE Calif UPDA Greyhound bus driver was killed net 17 persons injured Friday when the bus collided headon with a lumber truck in dense log