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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 24, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Th VOLIt e newspaper that mok lowans neighbor t MONDAY DECEMBER M W2 HOME EDITION paper oV roar Cuba deal nears end More prisoners arrive MIAMI Fla Operation Ransom roared into action this Christmas Eve to continue an airlift of 1 f UbaS to freedom and family on free U S soil I u indications were for a fullspeed ahead to wind UD orfh n SUnday d2yS first mo surP vivors of the unsuccessful April 1961 Bay of Piss invasion touched down at Homestead Air Force fiLe at a m u seemed possible the whole job would be completed in the after noon Mondays first nights brought the total on free soil to 643 The airlift brought 426 men to Florida from the San Antonio do One Mans A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE los Banos military airport out side Havana in the spectacular Sunday operation before sus pending for the night The halt was sudden and with out explanation after the last of four flights deposited its humans WTAD Qiiincrmo sisYnTThuil foroods on soil The wsui low city 9ioi siispm Plots of planes waiting in Cuba jtben decided however to spend the night there and resume rest ed in the morning This meant the vigil kept throughout Sunday by many thou sands of anxious weary prison ers relatives had to be faced again on Christmas eve All he pentup tension of a Jong prayerful campaign to free the 1113 invasion survivors ex Getting what you want out of life TVE JUST SPENT TWO HIGH ly rewarding evenings with a book Its given me a wonderful state of mind for the problems of the new year Everything about it starting with the compiler of the volume an old and much loved friend J Mel Hickerson The book is to my liking How to Get What You Want Out of Life con sists of 270 pages of pictures and highly legible type Its from the AppletonGentury Crofts Press in New York It contains 23 absorbing and au thentic stories by that number of successful men in various fields of human endeavor industrialist leader of a labor union publisher hotel tycoon author university president clergyman researcher a Boy Scout executive etc The format is quite simple Hickerson has used it before with such effectiveness that a repeat performance on a dif ferent stage seemed suggested He has simply gone to 23 out standing men and put two ques tions to each 1 What can I believe 2 What can I do about it The answers to these questions were in writing With impres sive forthrightness these men UML AT ULO ploded in a roaring storm of emo tion as Cuban exiles got their first glimpses of wan tired young men brought in by a spectacular Oper ation Ransom shuttle DC6s supplied by Pan Ameri can World Airways flew between Miami and Havana carrying to freedom planefoads of men tx changedbyKdei Castros regime for millionworth of food and medicines sorely needed in Cuba The first plane landed at 506 Pm CST Sunday carrying 108 pale tired men who suffered bit ter defeat in their attempt to liberate their Island nation and repeated humiliations at the hands of Havanas Communist dominated government By the fourth planeload had arrived bringing the total number delivered to 426 Then the flights seemed to be suspended although officials in Miami said they could not ex plain it Anxious relatives who had waited since early morning Jntil long past midnight slowly began to drift out in deep dis appointment from the Dinner Key Auditorium reception center Some simply dropped from ex haustion in their chairs Crowds waiting for the prison ers since early Sunday morning Mistrial in Hoffa case Judge claims tampering CHKISTMAS CHEER GOAL JU00004 PREVIOUSLY REPORTED 33UM N A S H VILLE Term UPI A federal judge Sunday declared a mistrial in the conspiracy trial of Teamster Union boss James R Hoffa and said la bor associates of Hoffa had attempted to tamper with the jury Federal Judge William E Miller declared the mistrial when the jury reported it was hopelessly deadlocked after 17 hours of deliberation He then said there had been three shameful attempts to influ ence jurors and ordered an in vestigation of the incidents by a grand jury Miller then released the trans script of a secret court session during which a Tennessee state patrolman whose wife was dis charged from the jury Dec 6 testified the president of a Teamsters local offered in a middle of the night meeting to get him a promotion Miller did not release the particulars of two other alleged jury tamper ing attempts Miller ended the nineweek witium F Robotka Viiii long trial after twice refusing to Jollr Wesl workers iii call a mistrial and sending LU pi call a mistrial and sending the From two bo s jury back to resume delibera 4 nrti WM fftu lions The case went to jury Fri fl 1 1T n H CI Jl1 iive lorinngntness these men cariv aunaay morning of great stature have touchedad gone through eight hours of nn thp fantnrc in tVini tense fearlaripn viail on the factors in their lives which have enabled them to distinguish themselves in their chosen fields Hickerson himself could very well be on such a list himself because he is among the countrys bestres p e c t e c figures in the field of national advertising Its a compliment to Virgil M Handier that he was selected as the spokesman for higher education Hickerson was contemporary with Doctor Hancher as a student in the University of Iowa and his bond with his alma mater is secured by a younger brother Loren director of the University of Iowa Alumni Association The Hancher thesis is that education today must try as best it can to fit students to live in a world quite unlike that of their fathers and grand fathers a world which change from decade to decade in their own lifetimes indeed a world that often changes dras tically from year to year Theres true profoundness in this further Hancher observa tion We have come to an age in the history of civilization domi nated or at least influenced by our capacity to make organized attacks upon our areas of ignorance Notwithstanding the vastness of our knowledge and the ex plosive growth of new knowl edge we must in our calmer and more reflective moments be mindful also of the vastness of our ignorances of the un explored realms of outer space and inner consciousness of in dividual responsibility and so cial relationships of our power Twrn to Z Please i ij tense fearladen vigil before a firm announcement was made that the first liberation aircraft had taken off from San Antonio de Los Banos military air base 25 miles southwest of Havana The men were processed after landing at Homestead Air Force Base 30 miles from Miami fed a hearty roast beef dinner and then brought by bus to the audi torium in Miami For hours there after the building was swept by gales of emotion Young fathers showered kisses on infant children whom they had never seen Gaunt veterans of fighting in the swamps of Cuba wept tears of joy Wives plunged through the milling crowds to throw themselves into the arms of husbands they had not seen since Brigade 2506 departed for the illfated adventure at the Bav of Pigs Accident at Perry claims two lives PERRY UPI Two per sons were killed in a headon col lision near here Monday The victims were Leo Deneen 58 Des Moines a clerk for the Iowa Commerce Commission who was dead on arrival at Dallas County Hospital at Perry and Bobby Farwell 18 Panora a Fiveday will average 3 to 5 degrees below normal Tuesday throughSaturday N o ifni a 1 highs Cafe from 27 to 35 and jTrom 10 to 17 decree Warriier Wednesday or Thursday colder Fri 37 1 serviceman home on leave day Precipitation will be moderate to heavy averaging 25 to 50 of an inch in occa sional snow Monday night arid Tuesday and again Friday or Saturday v North CloudyVwith snow warmer through lTuesd ay Lows Monday night 14 to20 Highs Tuesday in 3s Cloudy through Tuesday with snow overN state warm er Mondays night 10 northeast to 20 Highs Tuesday in the 20s Further Little change Wednesday Minnesota Light snow warmer Highs TtiesdSyf a found 18 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Maximum Minimum GlobeGazette Weather Data up to am Monday Maximum 12 Minimum 3 YEAR AGO Maximum 24 Minimum r y 15 Its Christmas No edition on The will net published Christ Day M to permit M spend the holiday with Heir families To main tain me continuity of your fa vorite features two pages of comics art carried jn edition Merry ChristmatI On the inside Society News i 8910 Sports 1112 Live Within Income 14 Editorials 14 Clear Lake News 2021 Comics 2532 Mason City News 2627 North Iowa News 34 Poet Frost f rom mqjpr rig erf Frost was in ful following surgery in Peter Bent Brighanrhospital Frost entered the hospital Dec 10 and underwent majorsurgery for an undisclosed ailment Dr Lloyd F Mussells said Sunday night Frosts operation w a s1 completely day afternoon Hoffa was charged here with sharing an illegal million payFrom off from Commercial Carriers husn Inc with the late Owen Bert Brennan a Teamsters vice pres ident The government charged that the payoffs were made through Test Fleet Inc to in sure labor peace Test Fleet was owned by the wives of Hoffa and TOTAL CASH GIVEN Brennan Hoffa maintained he was fold the arrangement was legal Haffa called newsmen togeth er after the announcement He A Tucion Friend Decker Country Trucking Employes Mr and E J Frontnt in memory af Tommy Mohtt Kathy and Jay Kandy and Ricky in memory of Grandma Holmes John Ferris Addition Mason City School contribution From three doe ton Bonnie Susan John and Beth A friend Monroe Mb Girl Scouts Troop No 88 Lanls Karol Becky and JU1 Delbert Tjobrlnj Kesley Iowa Edith R Carrinclon Iynchburit From one who has been iltW rixt 3WI 300 100 100 25IHJ 5IM 23 KIIH 200 10 IK Anonymous fill troni Krllt Becky Jon and Billy H J Sehlfchtinr Ladies Auxiliary 2UJ NALC Zion St John Lulher Ieajut Sheffield R V Hartwell Carpenter Wltltam F Robotka 5110 aswi IDOfl I DO 5UO Funeral 200 Sixth rrade pupils at Manly office buildinc 4th and Xth grade carolers THE DAYS TOTAL non 2110 101 36IR 100 SW 1743 1IHI OVER THE TOP BY BETHLEHEM of Christmas jptl trims flocked to Monday They included black irobjed priestk Christian Arabs weat ing thetraditional burmipse arid A m e T i c a n s and Europeans smartly ciit suits and dresses 1 More than 2500 Israeli Chris tians took advantage ofthebi ennicl break in the disputewith he Arabs and passed through the Mandlebaum Gate in the N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES i wall dividing Jerusalem for the pilgrimage to this birthplace of Jesus Christ At a signal i from froritier guards the fortified Jortian ianIsraeli bibrder Israeli and Arab Christians boarded special buses for aride through the fa mous gate arid followed thepath of the magi to this little In Bethlehem they joined thousands of other pilgrims some of them from asfar away as the United States arid Europe celebrate the birthof their Lord 1962 years ago Besides the Israeli Christians another 5000 persons arrived Monday The old streets already To seek Yanks release American Red Cross said that 23 United States citizens now imprisoned in may soon be released if Fidel Castro is ina goQcTmodd Wedyy firing in Katanga ELISABETHVILLE Katatiga firing broke out here between Katanga gendarmes and United Nations Ethiopian troops The Katanga forces shot down a UiN helicopter ard took all nine persons aboard prisoner Claim president wajs drunk QUITO Ecuador Carlos J Arose mena is under heavy fire from politicalleaders who charge that he turned up intoxicated at the airport when he welcomed Chilean President Jorge Alessan dn to Ecuador All opposition parties ranging in po litical sympathy fronvconservative to Castroite have Arosemenas resignatibn and there arc signs that the liberalradical government coalition will wihdraw its support from the president Glowing report on DBS Iowa Development Commis sion issued a number showing that The illt U1Uaireeis aireaay win oe ine saiest Christmas were jammed with a mixture of holiday on record said Howard modern Western automobiles Pyle president of the National imiJiar donkey carts Safety Council The Mandelbeum Gate it the previous only break in waH WhS the record traffic to11 divides the Sfc If the trend holds Pyle said the final toll could be as low as 550 Iowas toll so far is seven wall is fortified by sandbags bartjed pill boxes be cause of the Hyearpld dispute Production than rv were created V stiul developments in the melt l 11 C somberly said he was natural ly disappointed but wished everyone a Merry Christmas and then accompanied by his son Jimmy and his attorneys left for their hotel and municipal airport where two planes had been waiting to take the Hoffa party back to Detroit It was the second allout at tempt by the U S Justice De partment to jail the fiery little union leader Highway toll remains low TOTAL MERCHANDISE AND CASH JI15IU MERCHANDISE GIFTS United Serrfce Whlppl Guild SI Johns Traffic 353 and the between the Israelis Arabs The arrival of the Israeli pil marks what has become a twiceyearly poignant 24hpur moratorium in the ArabJewish conflict that divides the Holy Land Each Christmas and Easter Jordan allows the Christians From Israel to enter Jordan tot the pilgrimage to Bethlehem East Gulf coasts tied up by strike NEW YORK strike by longshorementhe dock workers who load and unloadship cargoes and tied upship sing operations ail along the At lantic and Gulf coasts Some 81000 Tnembers 6f Ihe In the unions president an Miscellaneous 45 449 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The nations traffic death loll passed the 300 mark in the first Vh days of the long Christmas weekend a pace far below pre holiday estimates by safety ex perts If the present trend continues this will be the safest Christmas 50 u wmn5 A ChUrCh First Melhodljt MYF Junior Womens Club Mson Cily tilth School Cub Pack No II Hirdfnf School Wmshjnjton Girl Scout Troops Mson CHy Grandmothers Club No Ill1 Mrs Charles Hill Clear Lake Gjldners ClotMnr Slore Hi Trl Girl Scouts No Washington Cub Pack No t Roosevelt School Girl Scout Troop No fin Owen Farmerettes 411 Evanfelleal United Brethern Girl Scut Troop No Madiian School m Pilot Club St Johni Church in I SO JSO II in 8500 J JiiWl KOO 15 00 Snow cover for holiday The Weather Bureau holds out yet a promise that Iowa may have a while Christmas A storm system developing in Ihe southwest was expected to bring snow to western Iowa by Monday evening and the white stuff may cover Christmas night the state by Amounts were predicted to be light but the Weather Bureau said he storm system held the threat of heavy snow Temperatures Sunday night dropped below zero at some north ern Iowa points Reported lows sjrsfc arsj ns vssxss the lower 20s in the southwest Cheer Fund again is over top GAIN the spirit of generosity in the people of Mason City and surround i n g communities has triumphed For the 38th consecu t i v e year the Christmas Ciieer Fund has gone over Us goal In the name of the hundreds this fund will help we want to thank you all The last days gift lift which brought the total cash contribu lions to includes the usual generous contribution from a Tucson friend as well as from a number of organizations and individuals in this and other communities One of the heartening experi ences was to note once again how the schools came to the support of the Cheer Fund with both teachers and boys and girls giving to make Christmas happier for others Their con tributions totaled several hun dred dollars As has been mentioned before the GlobeGazette and its ployes have always been gener ous contributors to the Cheer Fund The addition of the busi ness office donation as shown m the list brings the total for this newspaper to Letters and notes with con   

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