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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 14, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             fltw North lowag Daily Newspaper Edited for the The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors LOBEUAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Associated Press and United Press International Full IASSP MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 14 19M UOc a copyTWi Paper of Two SectionsSection OM No 290 BULLETIN CUMBERLAND Md UP The second of five airmen who bailed out of a B52 jet bomber during heavy snow storm early Monday was lo cated Tuesday Air Force res cue headquarters here an nounced He was not identi fied secrecy shroud Ajet crash 3 crewmen lost CUMBERLAND Md Snow and secrecy deepened Tuesday on the bjizzardswepl mountain where an Force jtt bomber with a nuclear payload crashed jn flames The commander of the big B52 Thomas E McCor mick of Yaw key W Va bailed out before the eighten gine plane smashed into a slope on the Appalachian range about 20 miles west of Cumberland Still missing more than 24 hours after Mondays predawn crash were the other four crew men aboard the plane on a flight from Westover Air Force Base Mass to Turner Air Force Base Ga They were identified as Capt Parker C Pceden 29 Smith field NC Maj Robert L Payne 41 Tulsa Okla Maj Robert E Townley 42 Gad den Ala and T Sgt Melvin Woolen 27 Tohalchi NM High level military authori ties swarmed into the western Maryland hill country during the night to take control of the search and the investigation of the crash They said there was no dan ger of explosion from two nu clear weapons aboard the plane because the bombs had not been primed They ordered the crash area sealed off for a radius of about 1500 yards and decline1 to dis cuss thje exact nature or dispo sition of the weapons A spokesman for Strategic Air Command Headquarters at Omaha Neb said botu nuclear devices had been recovered More than two feet of snow had fallen in the area earlier this winter and nearly that Thousands marooned much again was dumped onlo the forestedmoimtainside dur ing the new 24hour snowstorm Waiting for an end to the bliz zard conditions which stymied ground and air searches for the other crew members Monday were Civil Air Patrol pilots volunteers and state jolice from Maryland West Virginia and Pennsylvania Storm kills PILOT SURVIVESMajor Thomas W MctTormfck pilot of downed B52 being helped from a Maryland State Police car by TFC Joseph Stakem at Memorial Hospital Major McCormick after walking a day found his way to a farm home he phoned Washington to rno WASHINGTON AP Ally Gen Robert F Kennedy left Tuesday on a troubleshooling mission for President a meeting with Indonesian Presi dent Sukarno on the Malaysian siluation The White House said Mon day that Kennedy probably will see Sukarno Thursday in Tokyo where Ihe Indonesian leader will be vacalioning Assistant White House press secretary Andrew Hatcher said Monday that Kennedy would be discussing with Sukarno Ihe Malaysian siluilion Sukarno has publicly and re pealcdly vowed his intenlion lo crush neocolonialism in Ma laysia meaning British sup port of Ihe newly formed slate Only last week Johnson sent Sukarno a message It is be lieved lo have dealt with US concern over the rising fre quency of border incident in North Borneo a Malaysian stale which borders Indonesia Another possible topic in the KennedySukarno talks is a pro vision in Ihe new foreign aid bill H would prohibit US as sistance to Indonesia unles Johnson makes a posilive find ing that il is in the best inler esls of Ihe Unilcd Slates Kennedy visited Indonesia for a week in February 1962 on a roundtheworld trip He spent much of his time Defending US and foreign sharp with irido nesian students He also con fcrrcd with Sukarno about Indo nesian demands for the Dutch held territory of West New Gui nea Jackie thanks nation on TV WASHINGTON AP John V Kennedy gave public thanks Tuesday for the condol enccd from a world which shared her grief when her hus band was slain The knowledge of the affec tion in which my husband was held by all of you has sustained me and the warmth of these tributes is something I shall neyer forget the assassinated Presidents widow said It was her first public state ment since Kennedy was shot to death by her side in a tri umphal motorcade in Dallas Nov 22 Her words were broad cast nationwide as she spoke from the office of her brother inlaw Ally Gen Robert F Kennedy The former First Lady cx North Weather outlook Partly cloudy and warmer through Wednesday Lows Tuesday night S10 Highs Wednesday in the 30s Weather details on page pressed thanks for herself and her two children for the nearly 800000 messages she has re ceived Whenever I can bear lo I read them Mrs Kennedy said All his bright light gone from his world All of you who have written to me know how much we all loved him and that he returned that love in full meas ure The 34yearold widow said it may take a long time to do so but it is my greatest wish that all of these letters be acknowl edged SOPHIE IS 80 NEW ORLEANS AP Sinp or Sophie Tucker was 80 years old Monday SAME Snag in Panama meeting Deadlock over Canal treaty BULLETIN WASHINGTON ma was reported Tuesday to have notified the United States that it intends to go through with a complete break in diplomatic relations and is demanding withdrawal of US diplomats In that situation President Johnson and Secre tary of State Dean Rusk ap peared to have no choice under normal international law but to order the de parture of ranking US diplomat Wallace Stuart and his staff PANAMA between the United States and Panama were deadlocked Tues day after the United States re jeeted a Panamanian demand that it promise to review the Panama Canal treaty as a con dition for resuming relatons Diplomatic sources said the United Slates refused to make such a pledge under pressure The peace committee of the Organization of American State scheduled another meeting Tues day with the Us and Pan amanian negotiators The com mittce postponed its departure for Washington in an effort to help restore diplomatic rela tions But Panamanian Foreign Min ister Galileo Solis said his gov ernment would decide within 24 hours on a country to take over Panamanian affairs in final step in severance of diplomalic rela tions In Washington the White House said the United States has an obligation to operale the Panama Canal efficienlly and securely and cannol allow the security of the Panama Canal to be imperiled The United Stales conlinucs lo believe lhat when order is fully restored it should be pos sible to have direct and candid discussions between the two governments said the stale ment issued aflcr Assislanl Secretary of Slate Thomas C Mann relumed from Panama and conferred with President Johnson for 2 hours and 20 min utes There were no outbreaks of violence Monday although anti US scnlimcnl still appar ent Signs reading Avenue of the Martyrs appeared on Pres ident Kennedy Avenue the jslrcet dividing Ihe Canal Zone from Panama City where some of Ihe fiercest rioting occurred last week In Panama City business houses reopened and personnel returned to the US Embassy for the first time since they evacuated tho build ing Friday US mililary aulhorilics al Balboa announced lhat an evac uation would probably begin Tuesday of dependents of US and civilian personnel desiring lo relurn to Ihe United Slates ralhcr than return to their houses in the Panama re public auto snow and the tracks of bothttfeSSS Tnoleafv Vstoi7 m their bound victims off down the road tiacks Ihe tractor attempting to res for help cue the motorist also got stuck in the New firm to locate here Paul Gallagher Company Inc of Peabody Mass will establish a Mason City plant for drying and exporting sheep skins in midFebruary The announcement was made Tuesday by Leslie Hawkins chairman of the industrial pro motion committee of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce The company which has been in the importexport business 40 years leased 27000 square I feet of the oid Witwer building located at 22 10th Street SWI Gallagher commended John Dan Gallagher who repre sented the company during negotiations said the operation will employ about 12 persons at the outset Gallagher told the GlobeGa zette by telephone that the Ma son City plant will handle be tween and million of sheepskins annually all pur chased in the US Rodeen of the Iowa Develop ment Commission M R Bud Lackore general manager of the Chamber of Commerce and realtor William Cameron for help in establishing the opera tion William Gallagher company vice president and Dan Gal lagher will be in Mason City next week to work out details A plant manager will be for the plant opening transferred from Peabody lo Mason City The Witwer building has been empty since last fall Traffic in East is halted y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The howling snowstorm that lasted much of eastern United in years in spots scores dead in its wake uesday Huge tirifts marooned lousands of travelers over light The death loll was at least 92 The storm system thatswirled rito blizzard proportions in the Northeast dumped more than wo feet of snow in some sec ions Gale force winds whipped he snow into 2 eet high Many school systems includ ing those in New York City and Philadelphia closed Tuesday Business closings were wide spread About 3000 travelers spent the night at Kennedy Interna tional Airport in New York after all flights were canceled be cause of drifts on the runways In Pennsylvania 250 pupils were marooned overnight at a high school Their reaction as one put it Down with snowplows This is the swingingest party of the year Although the snowfall tapered off winds with gusts up to 60 miles an hour continued anc nearzero cold was expected as far south f as Tennessee late Tuesday The Midwestern half of storm battered Illinois Indiana and Ohio leaving thousands snowbound Sunday night and Monday Drifts were reported 20 feet high in some Ohio areas Youngstown Ohio with 16 inches called it the worst snow storm in 13 years St Louis had 81 inches the most in six years The southern half of the storm brought Florida its first snow in six years If melted quickly but plunging tempera tures were the main concern with below freezing tempera tures recorded in central Flori da The storms converged and their combined punch smacked the Northeast Washingtons nine inches was the heaviesl snowfall in nearly six years Morgantown W Va had 16 inches New York City and environs were hit by a foot or more of snow that slowed homebound commuters Monday night The principal suburban highways on Long Island were virtually im passable for several hours Trains were late and some 6000 to 8000 commuters dou bled and Iripledup in city ho tel rooms About 300 motorists strandM on and near Marine Park way bridge were taken in Army trucks to a nearby base and hen given lifts home The metropolitan airports were socked in Newark Air port was under 15 inches of snow Snow depths in New England ranged around 12 inches with some drifts up to five feet high At Ashland NY 35 miles from Albany the snow was 30 inches deep In Albany where 14 inches fell cots were set up in state Capilol corridors for legislators About 100 slate em ployes spent he night at the employment offices PARKER PEEDEN ROBERT PAYNE ROBERT TOWNLEY MELVIN WOOTEN Inside The Globe NORTH IOWA towns re veal 1964 construction plans Page 8 INDOOR TENNIS played by Mason Cityans Page 13 COtMMISSIOiNERS defend park requirements Page 16 NORTH IOWA industrial survey considered Page 17 Editorials 4 North news Soeitty news fldil Sports news tt14 Clear Lake rj Mascn City news 1417 Comics Farm news If   

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