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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 4, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                Manhunt in eastern Iowa continues DAVENPORT W A man hunt spread through eastern Jowa and into Illinois Saturday for three gunmen sought for the slaying of a West Davenport grocer in an attempted holdup Friday night It was near 9 pm closing hour at the S and N Royal Blue market when a shot rang out from the rear of the store and North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home the coowner Harry Shannon Jr 43 fell mortally wounded At the time two of the armed robbers were at the meat coun ter guarding the rear while a third bandit held a gun on two frightened clerks at Ihe check out counter where they were stuffing money into a paper sack Shannon with his 14yearold son Richard as a witness put up a fight and was shot through the chest The robbers dropped everything and fled from the store without any loot Shannon was pronounced dead at Mercy Hospital His son had been working as a stockboy in the store Also in the grocery were Shannons partner Marvin 0 Knoll the two checkout clerks another stockboy and two cus tomers One of the customers reported sounds of a terrific struggle at the meat counter lie fore the shooting Police sheriffs officers and state highway patrolmen cov ered all roads in pursuit of a late model Cadillac identified as the robbers getaway car An hour after the holdup a car of that description was re ported traveling at speeds of more than 110 miles an hour on county roads in the Goose Lake and Charlotte areas of northern Clinton County but squad cars could not catch up with it The chase also extended to Sabula in Jackson County whore the fugitives may have entered into Illinois Davenport Police Chief Harv ey Smith said witnesses related that the gunmen appeared as normal customers when they first entered the store One re mained in the front and two moved to the back before they went into action Store employes were able to The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE furnish good descriptions of two One was about32 of medium build with blackhair wearing a black jacket black felt hat and dark trousers The other was about 37 also of medium build with blond hair wearing a zip pered jacket and light brown hat Only a meager descriptioa was given of the third man Home Edition VOL 103 Associated Press and Unilcd Press International Kull Irase Wires MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 4 1964 10c a Paper Consists o Two One No 282 40 killed in train wreck in Belgrade BELGRADE Yugoslavia AP At least 40 persons were killed Saturday when a crowded commuter train ran into a passenger train standing in the Jajinci Station nine miles south of Belgrade More than 120 people were in jured and by noon 12 had died ope is welcomed recovering bodies from the wreckage and many of the in jured were in critical condition Official sources said they did not know of any foreigners among the dead so far Officials proclaimed a day of sorrow throughout the state of in hospitals Workers were were canceled and flags were half staffed The commuter train from Po zarevac was more crowded than usual because of the New Year holidays Most shops and factories in Yugoslavia have been closed for the past three clays Eight coaches were crushed in the impact Workers from a nearby factory were the first on the scene and started rescue East Berlin visits near deadline BERLIN AP A huge hu man tide poured through the Berlin wall Saturday as the Communist concession of holi day visits to East sector nearcd its end By noon oven 100000 people had surged through the Com munist control points the offi cial East German news agency operations Forty ambulances were called in and hospitals in the area appealed to the popu lation for Wood donations Most of the dead and injured came from the commuter train witnesses said They said train was moving at full speed which usually is about 40 miles an hour Ponfiff jefs to Jordan By GEORGE CORNELL JERUSALEM Paul VI arrived n Pope the Holy ADN reported While the Bcrliners made the most of their last 48 hours of visiting politicians of East and West jockeyed for political po sition Both sides have called for ne gotiations to allow West Bcrlin ers to visit the Soviet sector of the divided city after the pres cnt holiday crossings of the wall end at midnight Sunday The United States Britain and France authorized West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt to negotiate a new agreement within carefully defined limits In East Germany Communist party boss Walter Ulbricht seeking full Western recogni tion for his regime called for farreaching EastWest agree ments to settle all problems of divided Germany Communist authorities pre pared to handle the biggest sin gleday flow of West Berliners through the wall since the visits began Dec Transplant of kidney for success DENVER Colo UPi Sur geons at Colorado Genera Hospital have transplanted a kidney from Delbert M Maynard 29 of Westfield Iowa to his wife Addie Jane 25 The surgery wascomplet ed in six hours Friday and Mrs Maynard a chronic nephritis sufferer was re ported in good condition Saturday Doctors said that without the transplant she was doomedto death The surgi cal team at Colorado Gen eral previously had made 50 kidney transplant opera lions POPE was the scene at Amman airport Saturday during ceremonies welcoming Pope Paul VI to Jordan The Pope in white vestments Photofax stands next to Jordans King Hussein during playing of the national anthem ongest papal trip in history He will have visited Moslem Jor dan and Jewish Israel and will have had the five centuries Land Saturday on his pilgrims journey of prayer and devotion amid thc scenes of Christs life and death King Hussein I 30 the Mos lem monarch of Jordan waited at Amman Airport to greet the spiritual leader of the worlds 550 million Roman Catholics the first Pope to visit the Bible and As the pontiff now 66 stepped from the chartered papal DC8 jetliner the thunder of a 21gun salute greeted him as chief of state of Vatican City Jordanian air force jets es corted the Popes plane to the airport from the Jordanian bor der With the young monarch vas a large assemblage of dip lOmats military commanders and church leaders to the Pope after his flight from Rome the first air trip by a Roman Catholic pontiff The airport welcome was a prelude to three crowded days first meeting in between a Pope and a patriarch of the Orthodox church Departing from Rome Ihe Pope emphasized the religious aspect of his trip which he de scribed as a pilgrimage of prayer and of penance Ours is intended to be a re turn to the cradle of Christian ity a visit of prayer to the Charles Dahl dies after accident MANLY Charles Dahl 70 died Friday evening in a OUR WIRE SERVICES City hospital of injuries received AUBURN Ala Alabama Guard Auburn campus for Negro to register Friday morning in a accident Dahl a retired farmer was the driver of a car which col lided with another driven by Clarence Smith 51 Bode on Highway 9 two miles west of Manly Larry Smith 15 apas senger in the Smith car was also hospitalized Troopers sealed off the jAuburn University campus Sat and vowed that no out Two patrol cars manned by If any federal agent tries to six troopers blocked the entrance Despite the heavy police guard then was no sign of ten jsion among the few students f e d e r a 1 ofjwho ventured onto the campus fifials xumtlrl ha vrlmUtnA during flip r a m n mrarnoct ficials when the would school be admitted registers its during the damp overcast first Negro student Saturday afternoon morning The students most of them wearing raincoats were obliged escor the Negro tn shmv ihnir irlrntifiriHnn main force his way past you use force if necessary to stop him Col Albert Lingo state public safety director told his hclmet ed troopers Friday A Justice Department spokes man in Washington said there were no plans for any federal officers to enter the campus or A Troopers patrolled the campus toshow lfhcir identification h m b admitted ht and shortly when cnleTing or leavln thcLrW fwi daybreak watch posts Highway patrolmen said Dahl during he night and shortly when cntering or leaving thejunclcr was crossing Highway 9 from after daybreak watch nnsts grounds They did so in a pcri way 9 i Funeral services for Mr Dahl I will be Monday at pm at Brides Funeral Home and at 2 pm at the Bethlehem Luther an Church The Rev William Hamilton will officiate Burial will be in the Manly Cemetery Surviving are his wife Anna jlwo sisters Mrs Augusta Tos ilenson and Mrs Arno Back ihatis both of Manly two broth jers George and 0 E Dahl both of Manly Pleads guilty in slaying federal court order The spokesman said some fcdcral agents were in Auburn The 100riottrained troopers as observers only c on duly here were operating on Lingo said that Franklin would Signs warning that the camdirect orders from Gov Georgebe allowed to register after uni pus was restricted to all Wallace Wallace also placed versily officials announced they of pilgrimage Pope Paul will during which visit Christen doms holiest shrines in Jordan and Israel By the time he returns to he Vatican late Monday the Pope will have traveled 3500 miles by plane and car possibly the places made holy by the life passion and resurrection of Our Lord he said He also emphasized his hopes that his trip would advance the cause ofworld peace saying In these days when the sacred liturgy recalls the Prince of Peace we will beg of him to tVd this precious gift and to consolidate it always more firmly among men jn families and amongpeoples From the Amman Airport the route of the papal motorcade lay through the ancient Biblical countryside to Jerusalem 54 miles away Jordanian troops and police lined the route in a massive display of security rangements Popes visit at a glance By UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL The pilgrimage of Pope Paul VI at a glance THE the Vati can to the Holy Land a dis tance of 1500 miles from Sat urday through Monday THE GOALS To further At the Emir Abdullah bridge over the Jordan River Jerusa a county road on the north and manned by two troopers each funcloly manner Smilh was going cast on Highwere set up at all sidewalk lems governor and other digni taries awaited the pontiff From the bridge could be seen the steeple of the Church of the As cension atop the Mount of Ol ives where Jesus is believed to have risen to heaven and the Dead Sea the lowest spot on earth in the distance to the south The remaining 14 miles took the Popes modern caravan from below sea level gradually upward through the Judean hills to the holy city itself 3000 feet above sea level Buildings in the Old City of the causes of peace and ChrisT holy to three great world religions were draped preaches to the school ap students arid faculty members200 other highway patrolmen on were posted every one hundred 3 standby alert in case of yards trouble at the school tian unity Celebration with papal colors of yellow and of Mass at Jerusalems Church of the Holy Sepulcher V f r i mi i coiurs 01 traditional site of Christ s and the Jordanian nation South Dakota sheriff finds missing escapees SISSETON SD number in their beIongJcaOOa who escaped from anings which he had taken from s MONTEZUMA Lee for Iowa authorities jWessling 23 of DCS Moines Roberts County Sheriff James changed his plea of innocent oflSanden said Thomas Swietcr murder Friday in the slaying and Richard Fred Grinncll policeman Ralph Ogan quez 24 DCS Moines were cap Jr by Deputy Sheriff Jerry Instead Wessling one of three Johnson Friday as the two men Des Moines area men accuscdpept in a car in a field near of killing the 34yearold policejhere The car was reportedly would comply with court orders While Lingos action raised the possibility of a new federal state confrontation the federal reaction apparently erased thc threat of a showdown similar to Gov George C Wallaces use of troopers last fall to tempo rarily block Negroes from the University of Alabama at Tus caloosa and some public convicts Iowa work camp in a stolen their pockets Lingo said some federa offi truck were being held Saturday investigation revealed he licers had obtained university in thc Roberts County jail hcrecensc piates on the auto hadpress cards But he said news jbecn stolen Sanden said i men would not be allowed on the Sanden said the two men hadcampus without additional cre about in dimes and some dcntials Cameras were banned personal items in their posses sion crucifixion and resurrection Visits to Nazareth Mt Tabor Mt Zion Bethlehem and oth er sacred sites Meetings with and green i Arab Legion soldiers stood alertly on guard atop the ancient crenelated walls from which Patriarch Athenagoras I cfithey could look down on cither Constantinople the first beside of the divided city tween a Pope and an Eastern Orthodox Patriarch in 526 years FIRSTS trip is first by a Pope to the the Holy The Popes route through Je rusalem took him on foot along the Way of thc Cross Ihe path Christ followed on his way to Calvary and the crucifixion to The sheriff said Iowa authori ties were to pick them up Sat urday and return them to the Land in the history of the Rojthe Church of the Holy Sepul man Catholic Church Popejcher Paul also is the first Pope toj In Israel which Pope Paul fly in an airplane and thekvtll visit Sunday Prime Minis first to leave Italy since 1812 tcr Lovi Eshkol welcomed the arrival of the pontiff with the ancient Hebrew greeting Blessed is your coming in peace On the inside from the campus Tight security was imposed on the university to keep unau thorized persons from the cam pus Photofax NO BLACK FACE Mummers taking part in Phil adelphias delayed New Years Day Mummers Parade Saturday show up with grease paint darkened faces but they did not use blackface makeup A court in junction late yesterday banned blackface minstrels and comics from participating after protests came from the National Association for Advancement of Colored People and other Negro groups The parade got under way with no blackface participants in the line of march man in Grinnell last Nov 13 stolen at Dorchester Iowa anclipnson entered a plea of guilty had Minnesota license plates j The two escaped from the to bc shown anv naraiifv HPS Also charged with murder in Sanden said a farm wife Luster Heights Prison Camplg0lng o TO treatcd anv the fata shooting are David Hansen becameabout 10 miles northeast of student y Craig 25 of DCS Moines andaroused after a neighbor toldJGregor Iowa in the Ycllowi Thomas Kiernan 23 of Booneher a car was parked in her ville They innocent also have pleaded North Iowa Weather outlook Fair Saturday afternoon and night Sunday cloudy and colder Lows Saturday 2025 highs 4050 field and the motor was run ning The neighbor spotted the io f i n i Ti Lingo said his troopers were Forest Stale Park It is a camp herc to preservc the pcace and for prisoners from the Iowa Merrs Reformatory at Ana prevent any of the 10000 stu dents from getting hurt car on her way to and from mosa Iowa town Mrs Hansen told the Reformatory warden Ray Pur sheriffs office she sent her twoiccll said Swietcr and Frcdquez young sons out to investigate abandoned a stolen truck at and they told her two men were Dorchester then fled in another Lindsay asleep in the car She then noli1 car He said the men will he crooner Bing Crosby was fined ficd the sheriffs office j questioned in connection withlS250 for reckless driving Cros FINE CROSY PALM SPRINGS Calif Crosby 25 son of Sanden said Johnson broughttwo breakins along the lowa thc two men in and during qucsMinnesota border Thursday jlioning Johnson spotted a pcniinight bys attorney entered a plea of guilty for his absent client Fri day in Municipal Court Church news 45 In welcoming the Pope to th Society news 6 7atcs of our iand Eshkol said Clear Lake news 8iin a statement we arc con Sports news 9iosclous particular interest Comics 11n ncessant efforts for Mason City news YYYY in hc world Editorials 14 May tnc s visit con Classifiad pages1617 triblltc lo tnc strengthening of North owa news 18 the fr Pgacc in our region and in the entire world In Israel the Pope will visit Nazareth thc Church of the An nunciation the Sea of Galilee Mount Tabor thc Church of tha Beatitudes at the site of the Ser mon on thc Mount and the hall Jof the Last Supper In thc evening he will cross back into the Jordanian sector of Jerusalem for his meeting with Patriarch Athenagoras I of THIS Constantinople the spirit u I Depnmeni leader of the Orthodox churchei   

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