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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 27, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                                North that mokes oil North I o wans LOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 1tt3 ind UnltM Prcu IntcnuUonaJ mil LCIM MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER V 1W3 tlOc i Ptper ConsUU of Two SectionsSection No 275 Living costs hit peak still r Patrols move info s Johnson briefed in Texas NICOSIA Cyprus fl British patrols moved through Nicosia Friday to keep the peace on explosive Cyprus but disagreement delayed plans for Greek and Turkish soldiers to join them r At the southeast port of Larnaca a British sol dier and slightly wounded ini the shoulder while on a similar patrol The patrols are designed primarily for the protec tion of British civilians In Nicosia however the Brit ish were waved through road 3locks of both Greek and Turk ish armed Cypriots whose fight ing in five bloody days begin ning last Saturday caused grave international concern Commanders of the British Greek and Turkish garrisons stationed on this eastern Medi JOHNSON CITY Tex island metin the President Johnson was briefed moroing but were unable to on the Cyprus crisis Friday and the composition of began intensive preparations the mixed patrols for talks with Chancellor have British patrols out wig Erhard of West Germany whose primary purpose is to An intelligence briefing on Protect British families Lt Cyprus and other areas overGen PG Young British army seas was given the President commander on Cyprus told re by Director John A McCorie Portersafter the meeting of the Central Intelligence Young said there were no Agency McCone flew to the Greek and Turkish army pa Johnson ranch shortly after out and it would take long midnight and was up early to er to organize them because of join the chief executive at Ianguage difficulties breakfast The small Turkish and Greek army garrisons remained at op up of posite ends of this capital Their conferences to go over key movement from their treatv points that in bases into Nicosia ChrisS he twoday Erhard meeting Dayled to fears 6f ashowS that tight embroil Greece and Erhard is the first major EuTurkey both members of the ropean leader to hold a fullNorth Atlantic Treaty Organiza scale conference with the new tion wigdmza American President He flies into Houston late this afternoon and Turkish Cypriots and goes to the LBJ Ranch Satgenerally have observed the urday morning for two days of Day ceasefire end talks ing a conflict that began Satur Half a dozen Washington offiday with an exchange of gun cials were gathering at the holiflrie between a Greek Cyprio day White House in the Texas police Patrol and Turkish Cyp ranch country for the meeting ots These included Secretary of But a few shots still could be State Dean Rusk Secretary of neard at times from the north Agriculture Orville L Freeman ast sector of the border divid Undersecretary of State George the Greek and Turkish sec W Ball and Presidential of Nicosia as the first Brit sistant Christian Herter isn column entered the Turkish sector Freeman was assigned to help Johnson discuss farm trade problems with the new German chancellor Foreign affairs have held a priority position in Johnsons of ficial routine since Thursday afternoon killed instantly when he was has flared in Nicosia thrown from his compact consuburbs since vertible According to the sheriff wreckage from the car was scattered over a large area The engine was in a plowed field 160 feet from the point of impact Funeral arrangements are in complete for Dennis Wubben He is the son of Mr and Mrs Jerry Wubben of rural Titonka He is also survived by his wife Virginia and a son Scott PhotoTax Background on trouble in Cyprus NICOSIA Cyprus UPI Turkish and Greek Cypriots j have been fearful and distrust ful of each other for years and there were many open clashes before Britain granted Cyprus independence in February 1959 The current dispute centered on a plan by President Arch bishop Makarios to change the constitution The Turkish Cyp riots who comprise about 20 per cent of the islands popula tion fear they will lose some of Titonka man killed in car accident ALGONA Dennis Lee Wub ben 24 Titonka was killed late Thursday when his car hit a bridge on a county road miles northeast of Lakota m VVWQ llivj Will 1USB SUH1B OI A1It OUlll The accident was discovered their rights under such a August 13 1961 as part of thou by a passerby Eddie Sheldahl change rural Lakota just before The current bloodshed began pm He called Kossuth County Saturday when a Turkish gun Ralph Lmdhorst who said it man shot and wounded a police had apparently happened just man checking identity cards a short time before Police fired into a crowd killing Lindhorst said Wubben was two Turkish civilians Fighting illed instantl whe h DISPLAY OF man wearing sign JS Wall in yard symbolizes Berlin Wall To Mason Cityans the Berlin Wall is something remote about which one reads in the papers But to one Mason Cityan it is something personal Mrs L E Green lived in Frankfurt Germany until she was married to a U S soldier from Chapin and came to this country last February Her par ents still live in West Germany and she has uncles and cousins on the other side of the Wall in East Germany To make the Wall more real to her neighbors Mrs Green 104 24th SW has built a minia ture wall in her side yard with an accompanying sign which reads The BERLIN WALL built and its North Iowa Weather outlook Generally fair and colder Friday night lows zero to 5 below Fair and a little cold Saturday highs JOIS Weather details on page 2 Mrs Oswald is ready to meet probers DALLAS Tex AP Mrs Marina Oswald will be avail able to appear before the presi dential committee investigating the assassination of President John F Kennedy her attorney John M Thome says We feel it is in the national interest Thorne said Thurs day night He said J B Rankin chief counsel for the committee had inquired as to Mrs Oswalds availability sands of miles of concrete and brick barbed wire and mine fields armed guards and dogs to enslave millions of people be hind the Iron and Bamboo Cur tains in Albania Bulgaria China Czechoslovakia East Germany Estonia parts of Fin land Hungary parts of India Latvia Lithuania Manchuria North Korea North Viet Nam Poland Rumania Tibet and Yugoslavia We are these peoples hope of freedom This Christmas let us rededicate ourselves to the cause for which so many have given their lives On the inside who n girl to remind her neighbors that the a US soldier L E Green United States is the only hope of free iature wall in rho CHO iraij 41ti 1 i i T has this miniature wall in the side yard of her Mason City home She wants it dom for those behind the Iron and Bamboo Walls Predict further December advance WASHINGTON UPI The nations living osts broke all high records in November with increases n the costs of food and shelter the labor department aid Friday The Labor Department announced that its Con umer Price Index climbed twotenths of 1 per cent ast month to a recordhigh evel of 1074 per cent of average 195759 prices the norm used for the index The department predicted an ither recordbreaking increase his month because of higher costs for food housing and serv ces increased prices for fresh egetables and sugar pushed up the cost of groceries and lousing costs advanced across he board except for gas and ilectricity rates which held iteady Arnold Chase assistant com missioner of labor statistics aid that the index was 13 per ent up for the year He said his was reasonable price sta bility although the 1963 rise may be one of the largest since 1958s increase of 17 per cent The November rise clipped another two cents off the buy ng power of a bill making the worth 13 cents less to the consumer than it was in Novem ber 1962 Prices of new homes rents coal and fuel oil soaps and de tergents property taxes and oth er housing costs all went up last month Fresh vegetableprices soared 78 per cent principally because of sharp rises for lettuce arid tomatoes Sugar prices 67 per cent last month Ghas said the drought in recen months contributed to the ris of vegetable prices Fruit prices were down for November along with meats and eggs but food costs were up per cent over last year New car prices rose less than expected as dealers offered big concessions to keep sales going at record volumes Used cars cost more and insurance com panies raised their premiums for automobile liability coverage Many newspapers increased their prices and so did doctors dentists and optometrists the report said In a separate announcement the department said takehome pay of factory workers also climbed to a high in November The average earnings for worker with three dependents rose by 46 cents to a week mainly because of a two per cent increase in average hourly pay The overtheyear gain was about Buying power of the factory workers pay also hit a new peak but rose less than take tiome pay because of the in crease in consumer prices Ov er the year the buying power has risen by about 2 per cent The department said about 95 000 workers will receive cost ofliving pay increases ranging from 1 to 4 cents an hour be cause of the November index Ethel Merman Borgnine to wed NEW YORK UPI Ethc Merman 55 former queen o Broadway musicals said Friday she will marry actor Ernes Borgnine 46 next summer Deadly gas on Mars Nixon is making advance Barry slips says GOP poll EDITORS An Oc tober poll of the Republican county leaders showed Barry Goldwater was their over whelming choice for next years presidential nomination Now a secondpoll by The As sociated Press shows these Re publicans have sharply revised their thinking since President Kennedys death By RELMAN MORIN A P Special Correspondent Richard M Nixons 1964 pres stock has skyrocketed sine e President Kennedys death while Sen Barry Goldwa ters has fallen sharply a sec ond poll of Republican county chairmen indicates today Goldwater again led all potential nominees The poll taken by Associated Press correspondents in all 50 states brought replies from l36l GOP leaders a majority of whom also participated in a poll in October Although still in front Gold waters vote was only about half the spectacular total he rolled up in the APs October poll Then 851 per cent of those participating named the Arizo na sen a tor as the partys strongest candidate against Kennedy His figure in the sec ond poll was 442 per cent Nixon vice president under President Eisenhower showed thegreatest gains and ran sec ond to Goldwater Henry Cabot Lodge ambas sador to South Viet Nam barely mentioned in the October was third finishing ahead of New Yorks Gov Nelson A Rockefeller only announced candidate for the nomination Those queried included some members of the national com mittee and city and town lead ers Two questions were pre sented 1 On the basis of present conditions in light of the death of President Kennedy whom do you consider the strongest can didate for the Republican nom ination 2 Whom do you think party will nominate Results of the two surveys were Dec No participating 1361 Strongest candidate Goldwater Nixon Lodge Rockefeller Oct 1404 Editorials 4 Mason City 67 Latest markets 7 Society news ft Sports news 910 Clear Lake news 10 Television news 1102 Comics 13 Classified pages 1415 North Iowa news 16 1 m 1 WASHINGTON is new evidence that the planet Mars is crossed by great yellow clouds of toxic smog If so it could mean that earths last chance of finding a lifesupporting planet in this so lar system is gone Some astronomers have con jectured that the yellowish clouds seen on Mars are mostly dust and the planets whites and blues have been associated with snow and water But Drs Sebastian Karrer and Carl C Kiess reported Fri day evidence that the clouds are mostly gases of compounds of oxygen and same eyeburning choking toxic gas es of earths smog Their findings indicated the gas surrounding Mars was ni trogen dioxide Nitrogen partner ship of one nitrogen atom and two of yellow in dense concentrations looks brownish yellow changing to blue and white in frozen forms Scientists intent on search ing the distant Martian world for signs of looked for traces of water suggested by changing color patterns and blues and whites on the planet Karrer is a chemical consult ant a pioneer in the early proc esses that enabled US industry to reap nitrogen from the at mosphere where it is some 78 per cent of the earths gases Kiess is an astronomer at Georgetown College tory Mars and Venus are earths closest neighbors Scientists in search of life on other planets have concentrated on them for like earth they are neither too close nor too far from tha sun But a US space probe that flew past Venus indicated sur face temperatures there were too high to support any known kind of life 601 1194 279 44 113 101 55 Dec Oct Most likely nominee Goldwater 446 901 Nixon 286 72 Lodge 88 Rockefeller 81 65 Gov William W Scranton of Pennsylvania received only a handful of votes on both ques tions in the first survey In the second he was named by 44 re NIXON Please turn to Page 2 SAME DATEW2611   

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