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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 4, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                             NorUb low Newtpoper Tkt that mokes oil North low ans neighbors Home Edition VOL utf Ualted latenmtioMl Full IMM MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 4 UOc ConsUtt of Two OM No 2M Squirrels say fNuts to winter By RAYMOND J CROWLEY Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON sur polar bears fur the autumnal activities of squirrels and the movements of hairy caterpillars pointed Mon day to an inescapable predic tion We Americans face a much milder winter than the one that nearly froze our marrow the last time around The US Weather Bureau a conservative organization which is unfortunately wedded to sci ence refuses to confirm or deny this But listen to Ralph Norris j veteran headkeeper of the Na tional Zoo Why my grapious I just inspected Snowstar a polar baar and that baar doesnt have any coat to speak of Real thinlike If cold weather sets in that baar will have to borrow an overcoat This to Norris is evidence that Snowstar looks for a i clem ent winter To be sure Norris notes that the reindeer have developed news fur yah pals real coats But you have to consider the overall picture in which squirrels are impor i Squirrels usually stash away winter On a re centtSunday 40000 people visit ed ttfe zoo and dropped a lot of peanuts around Ordinarily the squirrels would bury this provender in no time But Monday morning Norris not ed many peanuts still lying around Which shows that squir rels are unworried about the winter Private advices from Win chester Va say squirrels there are acting differently They are really scrabbling for acorns But political considerations may senter into this case Winchester is the domain of Sen Harry F Byrd an econo myite who expects all hands human and be dili gent and frugal From all over come reports that not many hairy caterpil lars or woolly worms have been observed crossing high ways Last autumn a lot of them did so in disregard of stop lights and of course this fore told deep snow and severe cold Now we turn to a study of al manacs To be sure the Farmers Al manac says that generally the winter will be de grees average as compared to 34 last year But it adds that there will be 57 inches of snow Thats 272 inches more than last year The Hagerstown Md Town and Country Almanack predicts rain or snow on days during WEATHER turn to page 2 THE BOSA diers one of them in uniform at left dancewithgirls in Saigons Tudo Freedom Bar after moralitylaws the deppised government of President Ngo Dihh were suspejided Amilitary coup ousted the South Viet Nam ruling regime in bloody fighting last week Vandals blamed 11 die in car crash NEW YORK M An auto mobile jammed with 12 adults ing lights blacked out by van dals and plunged into the Har lem River in the early morning dark Sunday Only one person survived The U deaths all but wiped out three Brooklyn families Those in the car had just left a christening party The 11 deaths equaled the state record a single apci dent US touched off revolt in Viet Nam By JAMES MARLOW Associated Press News Analyst WASHINGTON Mal colm W Browne Associated Press correspondent in South Viet Nam where the military leaders overthrew the ment of President Ngo Dinh Diem on Nov 1 wrote this from there on Oct 17 The United States has light ed the fuse of an economic time bomb under Diems regime He said this country had start ed shutting off economic aid to Diem last Aug 21 when his special troops sacked the Bud dhist pagodas V Browne said fsome Vietna mese opposition leaders have said that if only America could stop sending aid to the Diem government military leaders would carry out a coup and set up a new government The Kennedy administration began shutting off the aid in several directions When last Fridays coup was completed Diem and his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu who some considered the real ruler of Viet Nam were dead and military leaders were in control Yet although Browne said the Kennedy administration had started cutting down the aid last Aug 21 news of it didnt start coming out of the administration until October and then only in pieces at a time North Iowa WeaHier outlook Considerable cloud ness through Tuesday Lows Mon day night 35 to 44 Warmer Tuesday highs 54 to o2 Weather details on Page 2 Police vandals had ripped bulbs and wiring from end of Lincoln Bronx where went into the riv er Only a foothigh timber rail ing separates the roads end from the water The lone survivor xl Martin ez 40 whose wife and two chil dren died apparently was thrown from the car as it som ersaulted into the 40fo6tdeep riverHe swam to shore and made his way to a bar from which police were called v Among the wdead were four children aged one three four and nine Thechristening party was at the Bronx home of Rabindran att Berrios a barber who said one man refused to get into the car because it was so crowded Chest short Just one thousand more dol to be exact will mean success for the Mason City Community Chest cam paign Dr John MaftGregor drive chairman askedL Monday for Chest volunteer workers to turn in any pledge cards still out and for the help of those who have not given as yet to put the campaign over its quota One more group of employes has joined the honor roll of those reaching their quota That is the personnel of Marshall Swift Furs V Anyone who did not have an opportunity to contribute for support of the seven Red Feather agencies whose pro grams depend on Chest funds may still do so Dr SfacGregor said He asked also that those who feltunable to give when contacted reconsider their situ ation and community responsi bility If a donor wishes to have someone pick up his pledge he may call GA 31774 Contribu tions also can be brought in or mailed to the Community Chest office at 9V4 E State which is open from 9 am to 5 pm Renew Viet antiRed war Reds block U S convoy No gain by Cong in coup SAIGON Viet Nam AP South Vietnamese forces re sumed ySsuppprted military operations against Communist guerrillas Monday after the Reds apparently failed to capitalize on confusion resulting from the overthrow of President Ngo Dinh Diem US military sources said the Communist Viet Cong appeared to have been caught off guard by the swift coup Exceptfor on hamlets and outposts in the southern Mekong Delta there was no noticeable increase in Viet Cong i activity during the 18hour battle Friday and Satur day in which Vietnamese insur gents closed in on Diem and his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu in tfic presidential palace in Saigon Viet Cong command broadcast urgent appeals to its units over the countryside to begin allout attacks but the re sponse was minor the US sources said Whilean atmosphere of gaie ty continued inSaigon the rul ing military junta headed by Maj Gen Doung Van Minh worked to form a Buddhistled caretaker government However the junta which en gineered the coup was expected to retain the real power Slated to become premier was Nguyen Ngoc Tho 55 a Bud dhist who was Diems figure head vice president and who tried to mediate the Roman Catholic Diems dispute with Buddhist opponents The bodies of Diem and his brother are reported under guard awaitingsecret burial The official istory that they committed suicide after their arrest Saturday was widely doubted More was giv en to reports they were killed by soldiers after leaving a small Catholic church in Saigon where they sought sanctuary Visit from Dad telegram for Mrs Nhu BEVERLt HILLS Calif UPI The father of Mrs Ngo Dinh Nhu unexpectedly visited his daughter Monday to render paternal support and sympathy Tv Tran Van C Huong visited his daughter shortly after she had sent a telegram to Washing ton requesting U S assur ance of safety for her to visit South Nam to pick up her children and attend fu neral services for her hus band In a speedy reply the U5 government said Mrs Nhus safety is wholly dependent on thecurrent regime in South Viet Nam and is not the re sponsibility of the United States CHILDREN DAD five children and their father were killed sandthe mother and another son were injured seriously in a three vehicle crash near Selinsgrove Pa Dead were r father David E0IdWeiler 32 of Marietta Pa and his five children from left Tina Marie 2 Doris Ann 3 Ti Photofax Sheila Jane 5 Sharon Elaine 6 and in foreground David Earl 14 months This photo was made ayear ago The mother and her three weeks old son James were listed as hurt Their car police said was struck by another car pushing it path of a tractortrailer truck NEW YORK AP than fourfifths pfjl403 Repub lican county chairmenand oth er leaders who participated inia nationwide Associated Press poll on presidential preferences for 1964 say Sen Barry Gold water of Arizona is the partys strongest candidate against President Kennedy as of today And almost two thirds of those answeringa questionnaire say they believe Goldwater will win the nomination Richard M Nixon the 1960 nominee ran slightly ahead of Gov Nelson A Rockefeller of New York as the potential GOP nominee Moreover a number of respondents expressed the be lief that the party will turn to Nixon if the nominating conven tion falls into a deadlock On the question of the strongest candidate Rocke feller topped Nixon by a few votes Goldwater received 851 per cent of the votes in the poll as the strongest candidate As of now however only 642 per cent said they thought he could get the nomination Some predicted Eastern big money interests would try to block Goldwaters nomination Others said that although they personally approve of Goldwa ters conservative views the party would nominate someone else The AP poll began in early October in all states Core spondents contacted 2961 GOP county state and city leaders and received 1403 replies slightly more than 47 per cent They asked 7 two questions and received these 1 Who is trie strongest tential GOP candidate against PresidentKennedy on thebasis of present conditions Why The result Goldwater 1194 Rockefeller 56 Nixon 14 Sen Thurston Morton of Ken tucky Gov George Romney of Michigan and Gov William Scrahton of Pennsylvania re ceived some scattered votes Among dark horses mentioned were Dr Milton Eisenhower brother of exPresident Eisen hower and Henry Cabot Lodge US ambassador to South Viet Nam Lodge was the GOP vice presidential candidate in 1960 Otherreplied undecided 2 do you think the party will nominate in 1964 Why The result Goldwater 901 Nixon 72 and Rockefeller 64 Again Morton Scranton and Romney received some votes but a larger number said too early to say or predicted Nix on would be the nominee if Goldwater failed to win on the firstpr second ballot The Republican convention begins July 13 inSan Francis co The tentative apportionment of delegate votes is 1308 Republican leaders in New Jersey and Hawaii declined to answer the questionnaire But in 47 of the other 48 states Goldwater was an over whelming winner The excep tion was New York where Rock efeller received 13 votes to the senators 4 on the question of the strongest and 10 to 2 as thec probable nom inee On both questions one New York leadervoted for Nix on Only 20 of 62 who were ques BARRY Please turn to page 2 B E R L IN IMThis Russians stopped another US Army con voy Monday on the autobahn between West Berlin and West Germany US Army officials said The Americans said the con voy was stopped at Marienborn the checkpoint on the western end of the superhighway The Russians once more de manded that the Americans get out of their vehicles and be counted and the Americans re fusedThe same dispute result ed in delays of American con voys Oct 1012 and a British convoy Oct 16 The convoy Monday was re turning to West Berlin from a training exercise in West Ger many An Army spokesman said 12 vehicles carrying 44 men were heldup at the checkpoint iust insideCommunist East Germany The Army said 20 of the 44 men were passengers According to Allied proce dures communicated to Soviet military authorities on Oct 29 the spokesman said this convoy does not contain suffi cient passengers in the vehicles for them to dismount for pur poses of verification Allied officers permit passen gers in large convoys to dis mount and be counted but re fuse to do this with small con voys The Army said the Soviet of ficer in charge of the check points a Lt Col Spiridonov demanded that 15 passengers of the vehicles dismount Furthermore the spokes man continued he has stated Told girl friend Report Thompson had planned to kill wife MINNEAPOLIS Minn UPI prosecution told the jury in the trial of accused wife killer T Eugene Thompson Monday that it would show Thompson told his girl friend early in 1962 just give me 11 months and he would be free to marry her The little crewcut towhead who is accused of mastermind ing a plot to do away with his churchworker wife Carol 34 flushed scarlet many times about the face and neck dur ing the onehour opening state ment by prosecutor William B Randall in Hennepin County Court Thompson 35 was a rising St Paul criminal attorney until the savage bludgeonstab mur der of Carol Thompson mother of four in their Highland Park home in St Paul last March 6 Randall his six foot three frame hunched overa little blue lectern sitting on the counsel table jabbing two skinny fingers constantly toward thejury box stood only 10 feet from the sit ting defendant when he brought out the existence of a girl friend He said the state would show Thompson had financed her training in a secretarial school before she got a job in his of fice had taken her dining and dancing in the Twin City area The state will show that on several occasions he rented ho tel or motel rooms and there spent the night not with Car ol Randall said His voice rising in a measured cadence Randall said the state would show that Thompson in 13 months before Carols mur der had accumulated in accidental death insurance on her of which he was the beneficiary that it is the Soviet and Allied authorities who deter mine convoy processing proce dures The spokesman said Maj Gen James H Polk the US commandant in Berlin ordered the American liaison officer at Marienborn to tell the Soviet of ficer that it the Allies who determine under what circum stances the troop passengers will dismount to be counted The Soviet officer was told that the Allied criteria for dis mounting had been given to So viet authorities Sources In Washington recently that the Soviets have been told that dismounting was in order if the convoys carry more than 30 passengers The blocked convoy was manded by 1st Lt John Lamb of North Augusta SC He and us troops belong to the 2nd Bat 6th Infantry Mondays Soviet action was viewed here as the answer to JS British and French letters ast week to Gen Ivan Yako jovsky commander of Soviet forces in East Germany These letters spelled out indetail the conditions under which the Western Allies would dismount convoysfor Soviet checks along the 110 mils stretch of autobahn Inside The Globe BOTH PARTIES watching Tuesdays elections Page 2 UPSET IN Greek elections revealed Page 3 Editorials 4 Society news 89 North Iowa news 12 Sports news 1314 Bowling news IS Latest markets 74 Mason C ft y news 1617 Comics ig Clear Lake News 19 Transit timetable 22 Classified pages 2223 V City county can suspend liquor license DES MOINES City and town councils and county boards of supervisors have power to suspend or cancel a liquor license Atty Gen Evan Hull man said Monday day sure to vote SAME DATElUlMt   

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