Wednesday, January 1, 1964

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 1, 1964, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 d Press ind United Press International Full Lease Wljei MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 1 1964 UOia Paper Consists of Four One No 279 South hit by big snow Dropout program praised Results are good says LBJ JOHNSON CITY Tex President Johnson applauded Wednesday an experimental campaign to discourage young people from dropping out of high school The results are far bet ter than expected he reported The President urged that the pilot program conducted in 63 communities be expanded Johnson spending New Years Day at his ranch home issued a statement that gave highlights of a report from US Education Commissioner Francis Keppel on the 1963 backloschool drive The 1963 results show that where local effort was made one out of two actual or poten tial dropouts returned to school and nine out of 10 are staying in school Johnson said Declaring that any communi ty in America that wants to lick the dropout problem can do so if a real effort is made locally Johnson said he hopes 1964 will see programs inaugu rated in at least half of all school districts The late President John F Kennedy initiated the pilot pro gram using of federal funds Johnson said the money will be repaid many times over in the more productive lives of these young men and women who are continuing their ecluca lion Education matters were one of Johnsons concerns Tuesday too as he ordered Keppel to hold January seminars in five cities to acquaint educators with education laws enacted at the 19G3 session of Congress Johnson said Congress made a distinguished and unparal leled record in the education field He said it was impera tive that Ihe new laws he put into operation quickly and ef fectively Keppel Will visit Atlanta Ga Dallas Tex New York Chica go and San Francisco On other fronts Tuesday Johnson a public works bill although he said one provision is unconstitutional The President said a section re quiring the Panama Canal Co to get advance approval for property transfers from appro priate congressional committees will be interpreted as a request for information In other words Ihe commit tees will be kept fully in formed but the executive branch wont give them veto power over property transac tions a pocket veto that kile a bill to require that all imports of wood products and sawed lumber be stamped with the name of the exporting coun try Canada had objected strongly to this measure with a fourman team he had sent to Kansas City Mo to brief former President Harry S Truman on national and international affairs as United Slates Customs Year February as American Heart Month and the week of March 1 as Save Our Vision Week an extension of the 1JH53 campaign to raise mil lion for Negro colleges The Uni ted Negro College Development campaign has raLcd million so far North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy Wednesday through Thursday Warmer Wednesday afternoon and night Highs Wedrwsday 25 to 32 Lows Wednesday night 10 11 Highs Thursday 32 to 40 details on 2 DOGGONDEST HEADACHE EVER Dogs ache Dinah Curl up in an easy chair apply an ice bag to from dancing in the new year Are you in the clog your noggin move as little as possible catch a cat house with the Mrs Bags under your eyes Feel nap er excuse me clog nap and hold the noise down ing sorta clown in the mouth If so take a tip from please Dinah the pooch with the sad eyes and bad by Elwin Musser head is the sixyearold pet of Dr Stan Romans 1524 N Federal Yes its the doggondest headache Ive ever had Dinah growled Traffic halts in storm Century old records fall By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Snow such as man Southern ers had never seen blanketed the South Wednesday from the Gulf of Mexico to Virginia par alyzing traffic and communica tions at many places md caus ing at least seven deaths The snow and sleet storm turned to rain in some sections overnight adding glazed high ways to the already dangerous driving conditions Numerous highways were closed to traffic Almost four inches of snow the most this century fell on New Orleans leading to snow men in the usually torrid French Quarter and an oc casional flying snowball on Ca nal Street lattiesburg in southeast Mis sissippi had 12 inches of snow and Chatom in southwest Ala bama reported 10 inches Both towns are near the Gulf in an area where even a snow flurry is a rarity Unequipped to deal with ac cumulations of snow and slick streets most larger cities suffered monumental traf fic jams Temporary loss of power and telephone lines was reported throughout the South Factories and stores closed early in most cities Tuesday so employes could get home fore streetsbecame impassable Two persons died in Alabama traffic accidents attributed to the snow World hails the new year Cheers fireworks hopes for peace By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Fireworks burst over the Ber lin Wall Premier Khrushchev raised a toast in the Kremlin Italians tossed crockery out win dows and President Johnson danced as the world greeted 1964 The holiday was observed with a mixture of revelry and tradition and with renewed hope for peace and unity President Johnson in a New Years statement called on Americans to give thanks for the providence and for the blessings that are ours Japans Prime Minister Haya to Ikeda sent greetings to Soviet Premier Khrushchev hoping Jtor further efforts in 1964 toward realization of world peace and security There were a few jarring notes French President Charles de Gaulle spoke of building ther monuclear armament and Chi nese Nationalist President Chi ang Kaishek spoke of military and political moves to regain Chinas mainland from the Communists A Boston hotel called off its New Years Eve party because of the assassination of Presi dent John F Kennedy President Johnson party v hopped among four celebrations at Austin Tex Midnight found him at a Headline Club party in a hotel Just before 12 oclock Vie waltzed with a woman who asked him to dance Less than an hour later he was back at his ranch near Johnson City Tex Khrushchev sent Johnson a message expressing hope for further progress in bettering re lations between the two coun tries See story page In Berlin the Communists in the east lifted a ban on fire works for the first time since World War in the west a similar ban as usual was ig nored Colorful flames swept across the wall in both directions as nearly 60000 West Berliners cel ebrated with relatives and friends on the east side of the wall through special holiday en try permits Throughout Italy the tradi tion of throwing out old dishes jugs bottles and glasses set up a New Years Eve clatter and symbolized the worlds desire to forget the past and turn to the hopefilled future On Paris Champs Elysees a hornhonking salute to 1964 car ried out another tradition Span iards observed still another by eating 12 grapes at midnight in Madrids Puerta del So Square In Buenos Aires tons of ticker tape pages out of 1963 calen dars and shredded newspapers were thrown out of windows Johnson renews Viet Nam pledge 0 SAIGON South Viet Nam Johnson said he had been ap Mark hcinsmoen iss flvpresidcnt Johnson assured prised by Defense Secretary Joke youth recovering from gunshot son of Mr and Mrs Orland South Viet Nam Wednesday the Robert S McNamara and U S Drop TFX Gross urges of Johnson WASHINGTON Pres Yi ikjvjiini n n niv vj Reinsmoen Joice escaped scnUniled sutes win sUnd beside Ambassador Henry Cabot Report Cyprus monks are shot NICOSIA Cyprus Western nations by announcing palace said threeTuesday night it would support i ii it i i ous injury from a gunshot wound Tuesday afternoon Reinsmoen a freshman at idcnt Johnson really is interest ed in government Greek Cypriot monks were the embattled Asian nation as Lodge about the serious situa1Iowa Rep H R Gross says and two wounded in an long as US men and arms aretion in South Viet Nams warcan pick up million byattack by Turkish Cypriots Wcd needed in the struggle against against the Viet Cong guerrilcanceling the TFX contract Inesday on the Orthodox Monas jlas was 22 caliber rifle as through a fence Reinsmoen was able to run the 600 feet to the house He was taken to a Mason City hos said Stales will oppose any effort to Gross Tuesday called only a tery of the Virgin Mary of Ga idrop in the bucket the lactoforousa furnish you and yourmillion the President says can Nicosia and Limassol lip slinnpd ami fHl i neutralize Viet Nam a with the fullest measure be saved by closing military One monk was admitted to ush a f Frances President Charles de of support in this bitter fight bases over the next 3Vfe years jthe Nicosia General Hospital Gaulle appears to favor In a New Years message to Maj Gen Duong Van Minh pilal where it was found o ihe miijtary govern bullet entered one side of his mM1f caiH abdomen and went out the oth er He was reported in good con dition Wednesday morning JUST MISSED IT WILMINGTON N C ment Johnson said The U S government shares the view of your government that neutralization of South Viet Nam is unacceptable As long as the Communist regime in North Viet Nam persists on boy weighing 8 pounds aggressive policy neutrali ounces was born Wednesday to zation of South Viol Nam would Mr and Mrs Clyde D Farrowionly he another name for a at one second past midnight ICommmunist takeover1 Johnson said On the inside Editorials 4 Society news 789 Sports news 2122 Comics 24 Clear Lake news 2627 Latest markets 32 Mason City news 3233 compared to what could be saved by canceling the TFX with gunshot wounds The monk said a band of contract with General DynamTurkish Cypriots attacked the ics and giving it to the low bidmonastery 30 miles from Nico the Greek Cypriot governments complaint against Turkey if it comes before the United Na tions again Terms reached in strike meet NEW YORK UP1 Union leaders and transit authorities der The Iowa Republican self10 monks living there Fresh northeasterly winds tore a small boat from its moor ings on a marsh island off the southeast Georgia coast ma rooned two men and their three sons on the island and then pushed high tides over the is land Two of the boys died from exposure The others were res cued after more than 30 hours In Mobile Ala two children died from gas fumes from an unvented stove In Atlanta a gas explosion shattered one floor of an apartment building killing one person and injuring two The snowstorm blew north ward from the Gulf reaching Tennessee the Carolinas and VLginia before threatening the nations capital with several inches of snow More than six inches fell in Asheville NC more than sev eat Halleyvilie in north Ala bama and six inches in much of Tennessee The Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee were expected to get up to 14 inches before the snow ended As the snow storm headed in o the Northeast gale warnings were extended northward from Savannah Ga to Portsmouth N H Subzero cold again stung areas in New England and tem peratures a few degrees below zero were reported in parts of Michigan Wisconsin and north ern Illinois One of the lowest marks was 17 in Lebanon NH A much milder weather pat 3rn prevailed in most other parts of the nation A warming trend continued throughout most of the central states Un easonabic warm weather kept cmperatures above seasonal evels in the far Southwest with catlings Tuesday again in the 80s in parts of Southern Califor nia sia and started shooting at the Wednesday came to terms in styled watchdog of the US treasury said Sen John Me Clellan DArk chairman of a Senate investigations subcom Police said they had received reports of the shooting and sent out patrols to investigate With communal antagonisms North Iowa news 35 Transit timetable 37 Classified pages 3733 mittee has made a well docustill evident the troubled island mcnled sludy showing that Boejawaited the arrival of 700 addi ing Co the low bidder couldtional British troops build the TFX warplane for The Soviet Union added a now million less than could Generalcomplication to the peacemaking Texas firm efforts of Britain and other behind the scenes talks and averted a strike of 38000 sub way and bus employes that threatened to paralyze the pub lie transportation used by 4 mil lion New Yorkers The Transport Workers Union agreed to a contract calling for a 35cent por hour package in crease spread over a twoyea period SAME V