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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 31, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for The newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors MASON GITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Associated Press and United Press International full Leave MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 31 1944 UOc a Paper Consists of Two One No 305 US story from Winter Olympics told in picture Photofax U S ENTRY FALLS FLAT ON FACE This is how our girl fin ished Olympic speed skating race Janice Smith Rochester N Y lies flat on the ice with her head in a pile of snow at Innsbruck Austria She crashed into a snowbank at the finish of the 1500meter speed skating race in the Winter Olympics but escaped injury except pos sibly to her pride The 18yearold girl placed 24th in the field of 30 The U S has not won a medal in the giant sports event Meanwhile Russian entries have won three gold medals and other honors ipoits Olympic results aulle wants BULLETIN INNSBRUCK Austria DPI U S scored its first victory of the Winter Olympics when it defeated Germany 80 in ice hockey Friday The U S however has yet to gain a medal of any kind in the threeday old competition Second medal to Russian girl INNSBRUCK Soviet Unions fantastic Lidia Skoblikova completed a gold medal double by winning the womens 1500meter speed skating event in record time Friday while a pair of dark horse Britons stole the thun der from Italys favored bob sledders in the ninth Winter Olympic Games Other Details On Page 9 Anthony Nash and Robin Dixon daredevils from the British Isles shot their sled down the icy Igls chute in two record runs and bolted ahead of Italys favored Sergio Zar dini and world champion Eu genio Monti after the first two of four twoman bobsled runs The final two runs are scheduled Saturday with the championship to be decided on the total times of the four It was another bleak day for the medalless Americans The Yanks failed to make a serious challenge in the bob sled competition couldnt pick tip ground on Hollands Sjoukje Dijkstra in the wom ens figure skating The only encouraging de velopment for Uncle Sam saw Peggy Fleming the 15year old U S womens figure skat ing champion from Pasa dena Calif rise from eighth to sixth on the third of five compulsory figures The U S bobsled teams were fifth and sixth at the halfway point of the bobsled races but there appeared little hope of their overtaking the leaders Inside The Globe neutral LBJ hits farm poverty Suggests more U S payments WASHINGTON AP Pres ident Johnson told Congress Fri day the government should ex lend a bigger helping hand to the nations farmers He called or broader federal payments to them and urged efforts for re ducing rural poverty The President sent his views to Capitol Hill in a special farm message In taking a firm stand in sup port of federal intervention in agriculture he may have laid down the line for his partys electionyear battle on the farm issue He asked for revival o part of the controversial Bran nan Plan Many Republicans and some farm groups want the govern ment to make a gradual with drawal from government price production and marketing con trol programs for agriculture Johnsons proposals for com modity programs contained no surprises for farm leaders They were in line with those ad vanced last year by the late President John F Kennedy and by Secretary of Agriculture Or villc L Freeman Key recommendations includ d Changes in the commodity programs for colton wheat milk and potatoes The revi Asia Says Chinese must help out PARIS UPI President Charles de Gaulle called Fri day for neutralization of em battled Southeast Asia but said this is impossible without agree ment with Red China De Gaulle told a crowded news conference this was one of the reasons why he recog nized the Chinese Communist this week No peace or war is imagin able in Asia without China be ng involved he declared It is inconceivable to be able to conclude a treaty of neutrality concerning the states of south east Asia to which France bears a special and cordial at tention without China being a party to it Neutrality in fact seems to be the only compatible with a peaceful life DE GAULLE and progress pies for these peo Photofax AIRMANS BODY RETURNED U S soldiers at turned to Tempelhof Air Base where a brief cere West Berlin carry coffin of one of three U S Air mony was held before they were loaded aboard a US Force officers killed when their plane was shot down Air Force transport to be flown to Wiesbaden West over Communist East Germany The bodies were re Germany De Gaulle said China has been ruled by the Peking gov ernment for more than 15 years as an independent and sovereign power He said France has long wanted to es not only in Africa but also in Latin America and elsewhere De Gaulle does not favor any changes in the Fifth Repub lics strong man which he feels constitution has served tablish regular it Faced with U S REPORT scared no teenagers Page 6 LADYS HAT IN THE RING See story on page 13 KING QUEEN named for Iowa heart drive Page 8 Editorials Mason City news 671 Latest markets 7 North Iowa news 8 Sports news 910 Television news 1112 Society news 1314 sions are aimed at improving income of the producers of these products and at strength ening the family farm A fiveyear extension of the Pilotsbodies are brought out BERLIN W The bodies of three U S Air Force officers shot down over Communist East Germany were brought to Wcsl JBerlin Friday A brief ceremony was held al West Berlins Tempelhof Airport bciore the bodies were loaded aboard an Air Force transport to be flown to Wiesbaden West Germany The fliers were stationed at US prepares to put men on NATO force in Cyprus relations with the weight of WASHINGTON Wi Thej Some officials said the U S United States informed Britain contribution would be around Greece and Turkey Friday thatj it is prepared to contribute troops to a peacekeeping force in Cyprus if they will agree to partment Agency with the Brit evidence he added the French Republic has decided to place relations with the peoples republic of China on a normal basis that is the basis of diplomatic relations De Gaulle paid a warm per sonal tribute to Nationalist Generalissimo Chiang Kaishek but said nothing about whether he would continue to maintain relations with him Nearly 1000 French and Food for Peace program and an expansion of the domestic food stamp program More than billion in farm surplus es has moved to needy coun JOHNSON Please turn to page 2 Wiesbaden and their widows and children live there The officers whose unarmed jet trainer was shot down Tims day by Soviet fighters were Lt Col Gerald Hannaford 41 Aus tin Tex Capt Donald Miliard 33 Ukiah Calif and Capt John Lorraine 34 Jacksonville Fla terms for an attempt at settle ment of the basic Cypriot poli tical crisis U S officials said the total proposed force would be drawn from several NATO countries should be about 10 jOO men of which the U S contingent would be between 1 000 and 2000 battalion size But informants said there is no agreement yet on the pack age proposed by the United States If it is not accepted the deal is off officials said The final decision on the US position following an urgent appeal from Britain a week ago made by President John son Secretary of Defense Rob ert S McNamara and Under secretary of State George W Ball Thursday Ball met at the State De ish Greek and Turkish the entire French cabinet bassadors He laid this propowere Jammed into the ornate gilded state salon of the Etysee Palace to hear De Gaulle It foreign newsmen and officials France well during the past ive years De Gaulle did not go into details on his ideas of political unity in Europe or neutrality in Asia Then he turned to the recogni tion of Red China by France last Monday He described China as a great people a race with patient ability and with individual in dustry which for thousands of years has made up for its lack of collective cohesion and has constructed a very special and very profund civilization He recalled how other coun tries repeatedly have invaded sition before them The United States would contribute a component to a special peace keeping force drawn from several NATO countries The duration of the force in Cyprus would be three months The parties of the Cyprus dispute would agree on the ap pointment of a mediator for a solution of the Cyprus problem was his first news conference since July 29 1963 He made these other points Closer political unity in Europe is needed France al ready has made proposals aimed at this and she is ready to study any proposals by her Common Market allies France is ready to step up her aid to developing nations Comics Classified pages 15 1617 North Iowa Weather outlook fair Friday night Saturday Cooler Friday night low in low 20s Warmer Saturday in mid 40s dttails on 2 Corrected Ranger 6 PASADENA Calif AP Space scientists rcaimcd the off course camcia carrying Ranger 6 by remote control early Friday and later said we probably will hit the moon Dr William Pickering di rector of Jet Propulsion Labora tory which is controlling the flight said the inidcourse cor rection seemed normal Everything continues to look very good said Pickering Signals pointing the spacecraft dead center at the moon and igniting its small booster rocket were flashed 101000 miles across space at am almost 17 hours after the launching at Cape Kennedy Fla At 1 am officials announced that the signals had been re ceived by the spacecraft and that the 50poundthrust booster rocket had ignited Plans called for this to in crease the spacecrafts 4343 mileanhourspeed by 92 mph and thus pull the trajectory to ward the center of the moon Prior to the maneuver Rang er 6 was on a course that would have missed the moon by 600 miles Ranger 6 carried six television cameras designed to snap up to 3000 closeup pictures of the moon in the final 10 minutes of its night i These wouldbe the closest pic lurcs yet taken of the moons surface The Soviet Lunik 3 pho tographed the back side of the moon in 1959 but from an alti tude of 4000 miles Pictures taken by Rangers cameras in the last few seconds before impact should distinguish objects as small as a card table Such fine detail would give scientists a better idea of the target lunar surface where American astronauts may land by the end of this decade About 65 hours after launch the spacecraft will be ordered to train its television cameras on the moons surface In the final 10 minutes before impact the six cameras will begin snapping pictures at the rate of about 300 minute and tried to occupy China He said this was one of the reasons for the many revolutions China has experienced Cigarette tax shows increase DES MONIES Cigarette tax paid to the state this month increased over January last yearv Most of this came before the critical ciga rette smoking report The Iowa Tax Commission in closing its books early on this months business said Fri day the cigarette tax brought in SAME to 34   

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