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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 24, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                             Doily 1 Tlit that ijiflkff VII North lovan t I GLO VOLU8 run vtrw CITY TUtiOAY DECEMBER 14 1HJ CHLEEK FUND GOAL X Charlotte Brace f 1 family Glebe Gasette mi vertltinf ai departments Future Farateri of lea city Jamci B Maaler A friend Jean Kay and Paul Ray t a t e Brand Creamerlei employes Globe Gaxette composing Norlfc Clear Lake friend Iowa Slate Folleement Awn No IS Portland iively United Commnvllr Party Nerthwettera Bell Coffee A grmtfiml JLN Bobble and Chuckle Anonymoui N W D and L Darfay Lori Barry Katfcy and Order of DeMolay Payae Plumblag and Heat 300 559 1M 2M 2196 Ctafce Gaiettc A zw 1200 2IM 2IH1 JOO 1000 1IMI llltW 500 IOtt U lBO 100 voe 1500 3000 THE DAYS TOTAL TOTAL CASH GIVEN S3S4802 OVEfc THE TOP I W802 TOTAL AND CASH Lakonia crew panicked Survivors had to take charge FUNCHAL Madeira AP tj Some stfrvivors of the Lakonia I cruise ship disaster charged on arrival in porthere Tuesday thatf the Greek Line crewpanicked discipline cracked and that sengers had to take charge ofi ie lifeboats There was or theArgentinerescue ship Salta which docked here withl 475 survivors 307 pass and 168 crew members With 24 known dead I among passengers and were ref pprtsto British Admiralty and the Greek Line in LondonM thatthe list i of 135 missing f might be further reduced A radio message tto the Ad miralty from Casablanca said1 he rescued would total 935 If j rue mean ayreduc ion in the missing to 77 A Greek Line spokesman old of receipt of a message rom theBritish liner Strathed en reporting ttfe liners first news of the rescue of 98 persons streamer Ex4 porter and22 bythe French1 or vessel Barakat Without L disclosing how it arrivedjat the figure the spokesman said the lines totalf known survivors rose to 921 The stricken Lakonia which fire before midnight Sunday was still burnf ngt80 miles north ofMadeira I She was listing fo starboard and stern lowering omif lously i f i MERCHANDISE GIFTS MichavrtivMi Girl Area Sefcool UK Teeau Junior Student Washington Cub Pack J Junior Woraeni Club Grace ETanfclieal Bays and Girls Fellowship Children of SI Johns copal Church It Anns GoIM St JOMDS Xfltcapml Church Eva Stewart J Owen Farmerette 4H Bath belles 4H Grandjnotberg Club Glldneri Clothinr Siore Jontor Girl Scvnli Waih Inrtnn School Pilot Club 21 M 15M 7M WtOfl Jioo 5700 30W 35 OU 30IM 2000 MOO 150W 2000 aaioo 85TJ3 TOTAL total for NCE AGAIN and for something that we all are grate ful Santasstock ing is overflowing Donations to the Globe Gazettes annual Christmas Cheer fund kept arriving right up to the dead line and the total amount ex ceeded all expectations The filial days cash giving sent the totalrto ex ceeding the goal by this surge assured Miss Doris Bruce at Family Service Inc of sufficient funds to provide for minimum planes earched the a re a life f wlk but the Admiralty was unlikely any survivors were eft1 in the Atlantic waters 1 Five survivors anAmerican ouple and three Britons told he same story of the disastrous ight Ivan Buctianan of s who tias been living ingland said I am going to take it up with my lawyer it was a terrible hock the crew was horrible1 Survivors said they thought he fire started in the Lakbnias arber shop v Mrand Mrs MR Lovat of ondon said the fire was de ected around 11 pm while a arty was going on in the public ounge There was no f ire alarmV more than just the CHEER Please turn to Page 2 tateof chaos and pushed engers out of lifeboats The lifeboat pump stopped wo ig immediately We found revisions in the lifeboat It was isgraceful The crew screamSB heir heads off for ours The Argentine crew of the Salta was wonderful II night pulling people out of he water Arthur George of Norwictf Ingland said no lifeboat drill ad been held during the ree days at sea and the flares n his boat didnt work The crew was so undisci lined that the passengers had otake1 command of the life boats George said The Salta also brought six bod ies to Madeira More than an hour later came a British res cue shipy the Stratheden with three injurea and one body The Brazilian freighter SHIP Please turn to pace 2 Rio Home Edition Four 273 pal to j ijan first plead ed for onearth 6cartteredr aroimd the world of the differencesVlhXt Viet Nam communal inw Cyprus US troops on patrol on the alqak freezing hills dividing SoutK Korea the Com munist wall Jordan police were assigned to ditty withairmy desert troopsto pre I v TT 1AUOC bickeringvoyerJtne hasupset a AT Chiirdhof Christmas processions inr the k Berlin fpfCKristmaV time family reunions the first time since theybuiit their hated wall in August 19fel gaily sparked by a con stitutional amendments Offi been Jcilled up to Monday bjut5Mnofficial sources counted at leasttwice as many dead v A store for large the United States A storm ciumpfed the heaviest snowfalls of rtfee century r On mas message Monday called to negotiate for peace arms ipeace wrapped gifts have crossed then swept ffcrosS broad eTand inconvenienced millions In AVashingjon Presi dentJohnson was on his way to Texas to spend the Christmas holidaywith his family at his QYC i viusacu rvfi aciusa OTOaQ oyerfor thef East ThW j storm since last The agreeDisrupted air and highway trav ment ends Jan 5 Even as families gathered happily together again German shot East to ranch flee to the West MpndayVr IrtNfcosiacapitaltitCyprus MrsX Jonn FKennedy Jjob gun battles cohtiniiel for the serving Christmas With her late fmirth straight day between husbands fa m i Jy in Palm Beach Elai Late Monday7she tobk her two Jphn 3chvrislmas shopping But they had to 1 their Puting because of the s formed after they Pppc aul iSvited ofthe Roman Catholic jSfatiphsf duba Chriistmas cdnspicuous lack of religioustheme Yaa a huge sighvprpclaims Joy gaiety Cuban and The government Cas tro decreed an Additional quota of food would te one pound of ipork and two ounces of tomatoes per person one chicken for every two persons i id to WASHINGTON IflIn an unprecedented Christ mas Eve daybreak session the House passed and sent to the Senate Tuesday a compromise foreign aid appropnationbill giving the President aiithorfty to guarantee credit for private wheat sales to cans who once had beaten the proposal The rollcall vote that ended long weekend of bickering over the bill was 189 to 159 It came during the first Christmas Eve business session in modern congressional history session that convened at 7 am The action cleared the way for general exodus of member for a until the next ses sion on Jan 7 The Senate was expected to pass the foreignaid money bil Friday It wasy in sessionTues day but with an agreement thai no business be transacted The House will hold at least one perfunctory meeting later to complete action oh a sine die adjournment resolution Fina adjournment tentatively has been set for next Monday bu no legislation remains to be act ed on by this year The authority given the pYes identto negotiate sales of whea or pther to Communis nations would in effect tak therisk out of private loans 1 would allow the President if h determines it to be in ihe na tional interest to use Export Import Banlr finances to guar aijteerthe loans Hewould have fiSreporttariy transactions to Congress within they are made a monthafter Although amounf of for eign aid billion was million less than the amount Johnson said would be a safe minimum administration forces counted the outcome a victory because the President won the authority to permit the credit guarantee In pleading for this authority Johnson had said he wanted it before Congress adjourned Readers bonus 2 comic pages in this issue s Christmas is the only day of the year inwhicKno newspaper is printed by the GlobeGazette In order to maintain the daily continuity readers will find two sets of comic strips in this issue Inside Out of jail in time for Christmas The Globe Tuesday comics Wednesday comics Society hews Sports news North iowa news 2 Latest markets 31 Editorials 3 Mason City news 303 Transit timetable 31 Farm news Classified pages Clear Lake news EDITORS NOTE Rich Honecks Christmas pres ent has to be the best anyone is getting this year Its his freedom In 1W9 the age of 20 he went to prison in Illi nois for murder At M after M years fn prison he was pa rolled six days before Christ mas to a California niece he had never met urrtiJ recently Mrs Clara Orth Asso ciated Press story on The Forgotten Prisoner realized the uncle she had been told about in childhood She had believed him dead She opened her heart and trailer home to him Sitting on couch of that home in San Lea andro Calif Honeck talked in a soft calm voice This is what he said By RICHARD HONECK rroW to Harold V Streetr SAN Calif AP This is hard Just a few weekYago Ididnt iink I had a friendoutside not omention as I sliced bread in the bakery at Menard State Penitentiary Chester Now just lookaround this trailer Cards and letters from everywhere More than 3000 ilready Some from 11 foreign ountries Im sill getting 15 pr more every day Honeck flew to San Francis o and freedom by jet plane last iday He went to prison four ears before the Wright broth rs made the first flight at Kit y Hawk NC How do feel about what my iece has done for me Heres lette whichsays it better than can Its from the Daughters f Mary and Joseph a Catholic rder in San Francisco and was ent to Clara See the way it nds like this You are privileged indeed to nderstand and practice the ords of St John Little chil ren love one another To love is to purposefully live All this I didnt know back when I got a life sentence I had to teach it to myself in prison When Honeek entered Joliet 14 UK Penitentiary William Mc 32JKinley was President of the 101718 States 1920 1897 had faken a tran tj Christmas A welcome present of balmy College of Cardinals to a tradiweMher for Christmas ipay was i i i i im ic art nrv j J North Iowa outlook Clear1 and muth warmer Tuesdaynight lows in lower 20s Wednesday and lowans Tuesday man through the night in most sec tions and readings Tuesday mprning generally were warm than at any time Monday the state Tuesday and should remsin lor at least thenext coup4of days around 50 in the extreme north west LAKONIAS CHRISTMAS CJRttaifc ENDS perature highs mainly in the Weather details en page 2 Lows Monday night ranged from 3 above zero at Davenport Y and to 22 at Spencer the Tuesday night should be s moslly in the 20s por Christmas Day the witi UCt3 lUi whoJiJiaveJ suffered tr f VU through a record spell of sub zero December icpld Temperatures slowly Weather Bureau forecasts read ings in the 30s and 40s under fair skies was a long ride days or got a job as railroad telegrapher at Ana haim I worked myself up to as sistant station agent in a year Then one day a tall young man walked in said Grt out or Ill throw you out And my job endeiT there Why I dont know Then it happened Thats all Honeck will ever say about the murder of a for mer school teacher a man named Walter Koeller with whom he had I was in complete disgrace I saw no way out My young life and future were gone I was in a very unhappy FREE MAN Please turn to Page J Same Dafe   

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