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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 19, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Cheer Fund needs your gift NOW still is needed NE of the bigges stretch drives in the 40year historj of the Christma Cheer Fund is in order as the ap peal for funds tc assist Mason Citys needy head Into its final four days The demand for funds is grea this Christmas season and a minimum will be re quired to meet it Anything ove that amount of course wil make the holidays and the en suing months even more joyfu for those more unfortunate than others With the number of giving days growing ever smaller th gifts to date total This is behind the total on this day a year ago and leaving still to be raised Never in the past 39 years has the Cheer Fund failed tc achieve its goal and Mason City and surrounding are should be in no mood to ma this wonderful record But i will require the rolling up o sleeves and the prompt com pletion of collections at busi ness places and within organiza tions to make it possible That many generous friends young and old are showing sucl cooperation is testified in to days list of givers The dona tions large and small indicat a heartfelt desire of making our community a better place in which to live May your efforts for thi fund be blessed said a letter from a Britt woman which ac companied a gift A donation in memory of a devoted grand father came all the way from Terre Haute Ind and the note carried this postscript Goc love Mason City for the Cheer Fund From Illinois came an anony mous gift in the amount o The person never lived in Mason City but even from tha distance had heard of the Cheer Funds good works The time for you to give if now Bring your gift to the GlobeGazette or send it to CHRISTMAS CHEER GlobeGazette Box 271 Mason City Iowa 50402 CHEER FUND GOAL PREVIOUSLY REPORTED 1 Gcnrjre Phyllis and Steven Mason Cllys Friendly Ford salesmen ricasanl Ridge Womens Club C J Johnson Family Anonymous Boh and Sue In memory of Herbert E Kenison from his grand children A Sheffield friend In memory of Idcllys Ann Olson Brllt Harding Boy Scout Trnnp 9 Friendly Neijhtmr Club The Ralph Holders ftunshinc Clrcle Osage Anonymous Clear Lake Thi Sigma Alpha Society an old friend Zora M Merten A Nonny Mnuse A pastor and his family Anonymous Little John Mr and Mrs DJG and Mr and Mrs JDG Bill Mike and Kllen Sam Department Store Johnnie I Elks Lodge 175 Romeo Sealewatchers CLuh Mason City Business and Professional Women B V Hartirell Carpenter xoo rum 500 200 8110 SIHI rno i on rnn snn soo 100 ron SIHI 2idll Imi 13111 tnn PIHI THK DAYS TOT A I TOTAL TO DATE lfti31 STILL NEEDED ISOfifii GIVING DAYS LEFT Only 4 Parliament in Italy still deadlocked ROME CAP Italys parlia ment deadlocked Saturday for a sixth time in its attempt to elect a new president Before Ihe vote was com pleted it was apparent no candi date couid achieve thc required majority The official Christian Demo crat candidate former premier Giovanni Leone again led the balloting but in perhaps thc most significant development of this sixth attempt he dropped 16 votes Former Fanfani another Christian Democrat whose candidacy has been backed by party dissi denUi gained seven votes The newspaper that all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 19 1944 HOC a Paper Consists of Two Associated Preii Full Wlrei No 269 plans new cana ANOTHER VISITOR TO THE WALLCongolese Premier on a 24hour unofficial visit to Berlin looks across the Communist wall at Potsdamer Plata Saturday African and German students demonstrated near Berlins Tempelhof Airport in protest of Tshombes visit Ford to challenge Halleck leadership WASHINGTON AP Rep herald Ford of Michigan was expected to announce Saturday his bid to topple House Republi can Leader Charles A Halleck and reports supporters of Hal eck and GOP Chairman Dean Burch are forging an informa alliance to keep them in their jobs Fords decision to challenge he Indianan was anticipated as he summoned newsmen Dress conference to a A group of young Republicans lave urged him to try to depose lalleck in an effort to give the leadership a Ford is 51 and OP House image ialleck is 64 Meanwhile former Post master General Arthur Sum LiS approves urban renewal for Waterloo WATERLOO AP The fed Urban Renewal Admin stration has conditionally ap arovcd a grant of nearly 312 million for an urban renewal project in Waterloo The project is in the citys WestfieldVirden area Rep H R Gross R Iowa aid the city is now free to ap tly for the grant which will over two thirds of the estimat d total cost and to hold hear ngs on the plan Gross said the city also must give assurances to the govern ment that relocated housing will be made available to lamt ies replaced by the project merfield of Michigan is in the vanguard of agroup of influen tial Republicans some of them closely associated with former President Dwight D Eisenhower who are reported working to prevent the ouster of either Burch or Halleck at this time The impending fight for the House leadership parallels the struggle for control of the Na tional Committee where Burch is battling to keep his post But those backing Ford say there is no connection between the two ouster moves Halleck is on vacation His aides say they believe they have the votes lo turn back any chal lenge to his leadership Eisenhower meanwhile ap pears to be maintaining a neu tral position in both instances He said Friday In California where he is vacationing he is taking no part in the dispute over Burch does not plan to Inside The Globe attend the National Committee meeting in January in Chicago since he is not a member and added Anyway I havent been invited He described Burch as a very smart and capable young man Summerfield offered a resolu tion adopted unanimously Fri day by the 20member National GOP Finance Executive Com mittee praising Halleck Senate Republican Leader Everett M Dirksen of Illinois and congres sional campaign leaders Sen Thruston B Morton of Kentucky and Rep Bob Wilson of Califor nia for their strong effective leadership and unwavering loy alty to the Republican party The resolution only one of its kind members could recall the finance group ever adopting called on Republicans to give these leaders their stead fast support in the trying cir cumstances certain to be en countered in the 89th Congress Burch told the finance com mittee members in a closed ses sion that he offered earlier this week to resign but Sen Barry Goldwater the defeated presi dential nominee who picked him for the job told him he New canal is welcomed PANAMA AP President Johnsons announcement of a planned sealevel canal to re place the Panama Canal was welcomed here as the answer to Panamas longstanding com plaints against the canal treaty and in Colombia as creating hope the new canal would be built there President Marco A Robles received an official commu nique from Washington and said it was an historic day for Panama that would create a favorable atmosphere for nego tiations In Bogota Colombian Public Works Minister Tomas Castril lon said the most favorable route for a new sea level inter ocean canal was through bis country according to the stud ies made so far by United States and local technicians Location of the canal in Colombia would provide that country with millions of dollars in annual revenue as the present canal now docs for Pan ama Castrillon said the Colombian route would pass largely through a region of uninhabited jungle and nuclear blasting would pose no major problem lie said use of alomic power in Hie other countries with possible routes Panama Nicaragua and possibly Costa Rica would bring the need to evacu ate the construction area In Washington an inter American conference consid ering admission of new mem bers to the Organization of American States closed with an outburst of oratory praising President Johnsons announce ment Robles said President John son has accepted the proposal o negotiate an entirely new treaty which would replace the 1D01 accord with its amcndmenls This will integrally abrogate this accursed treaty Abrogation of the 1903 trea ty explicit recognition of our sovereignty over the Canal Zone and abolition of the perpetuity clause are the three fundamen tal demands for which the Panamanian nation and its sons have fought for five genera tions In a radioTV address re plying to President Johnsons announcement Kobles did not mention that alternate routes for the new canal through three other countries wore under con sideration The morning newspaper Pan ama Star said in an editorial today Obviously it will he necessary to study with utmost care the consequences that would be derived for Panama from the building of a sea level canal even if it were built in our territory so the now trea ty may include adequate protec tion for our economy In Managua Nicaragua President Rene Shick declined immediate comment on the ca nal possibilities Shick said lie had not received an official text of President Johnsons declara tion HEADON COLLISION David holds two larRcmouth bass which had a headon col lision near his home on Twin Cedar Lake in Craw ford County Georgia One fish became stuck in the mouth of the other and both fish died Jake Stancile the boys father said the fish might have been chas ing the same minnow when the freakish accident oc curred Stancile said the fish which weighed a totai of pounds couldnt be pulled apart Report Reds reject U N finance plan North Iowa news 3 Editorials 4 wanted him to continue Clear Lake news 5 Mason City news 67 Latest markets 7 Church news 89 Society news 10 Sports news 1112 Newman Surveyor13J Comics Business news As a result plans to fight Burch said and mav hr down with flags flying at thc Plenty of snow for Santas trip in Iowa Br THK ASSOCIATE PRESS Relax should he Jan 2223 National Committeesnow to help you on ynur sleigh ide through Iowa on Christmas He added This assures National Committee meeting Eve ews r Transit timetable 16 will be an acrimonious and hruwas expected to spread over Classified pages 1617 tal affair ieastern Iowa during thc day The Weather Bureau said that snow would continue in thc north Saturday night with sleet continuing in the southeast Thc snow is expected to end in thc east on Sunday Mason City and Charles City reported about an inch of snow by am and moderate snow was reported in several other parts of Iowa with Ida Grove reporting an inch and onehalf The snow was accompanied by warmer temperatiircs with highs Saturday afternoon ex pected to range from the mid dle 20s in thc northeast to the lower 30s in the southwest con siderable warmer than Fridays readings which varied from 14 mm M by Klwin Mtuspr Moon does disappearing act nSfkn III fl a A J Mason Cilyans were able to get this view Friday nghl of a total eclipse of the mBon The ecHpse gan when the moon entered the mnbra or core the earths shadow at pm H remained the shadow for an hour before it began to reappir t lolality ended at pm North lowans will not be able to see another lunar eclipse until 196N The eclipse was used to astronomers to determine moon positions and the speed in orbit of the body A UNITED NATIONS NY AP The Soviet Union re portedly has rejected a compro mise proposal by General As sembly President Alex Quaison Sackcy of Ghana for settling the UN financial crisis The rejection was reported by diplomats Friday night on thc eve of another round of talks on Lhe subject between US Secre tary of State Dean Rusk and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A Gromyko They scheduled a working luncheon at Rusks New York nolel suite The United States could swallow QuaisonSackeys pro wsal the diplomats said but he Soviets were against it Some African Asian and South American delegales also op posed the proposal they added ft called for setting up a vol untary fund to overcome the UN involvency caused by the Soviet Unions refusal to pay its share of peacekeeping opera tions in the Congo and the Mid die East A 12nation AsianAfrican committee representing the 59 nation AfroAsian group has been promoting its own plan for settlement of the financial squabble QuaisonSackeys plan would state only vaguely that money paid into the voluntary funrii would be spent for general UN purposes the diplomats said Thc AsianAfrican plan came closer to saying thc money would K to wipe out the UN deficit resulting from refusal of the Soviet Union and others to pay their peacekeeping assess ments Thc Russians had indicated a willingness to contribute to a Rusk to meet on site To end control of Canal Zone WASHINGTON his toric presidential order has opened Ihe way for a new Atlan ticPacific canal to replace the Panama Canal wild in in to 15 years The new canal is lo flow at sea level 1anania or a neighboring country and will probably put the old passage way with its expensive locks out of business The troubled treaty with Panama is to be scrapped soon in favor of a new pact which the United Stales hopes will heal old wounds while the original canal becomes a relic of bygone days President Johnson went be fore television cameras Friday to read his landmark announce ment that the United States will now press forward in earnest lo achieve thc loriR discussed goal He announced 1 Secretary of State Dean Rusk will start talks with Ihrea or four countries which have potential canal sites Panama Colombia Nicaragua and per haps Costa Rica looking to ward agreements with any in terested in obtaining the new route Then onthespot engi neering surveys will be made in those countries signing agree ments to decide which site i best 2 An entirely new treaty on the existing Panama Canal will be proposed lo Panama to replace the halfccnturyold pact that gives the United in voluntary fund provitird it wasl1 not identified with the peace keeping costs Their objection to QuaisonSackeys plan was not detailed by the diplomats The US has insisted that the Soviets and any other members The new roaly would retain needed to run and protect the present canal but it would recognize Panamas sov ereignly US Control of the 10 by 50 mile Canal Zone strip as exer cised under Ihe 1903 accord delinquent two years or more in Clsofi lhc 19ra paying their dues be stripped pml whcn lhp now thnir fnnniii opens their General vote unless they pay up The Soviet Fridays announcement cli Uuion is more than S52 millionimaxcd lengthy talks between in arrears the Inilrd States and Panama Rusk who attended a party afltr bloody anti tbe Soviet UN mission lastAmerican riots there last lanu had three earlier mectiarv Panamas president Marco with Gromyko TheyA Nobles hailed it as a histor touched on disarmament and ic fiil for is country South Viet Nam as well as UN I finances Saigon police are placed on full alert degrees at Dubuque to grees at Council Bluffs de By PETER ARNETT SAIGON Viet Nam AP Saigon police went on full alert Saturday as a Communist Viet Cong anniversary and continued Buddhist harassment of tbe Vietnamese government threat ened a weekend of violence High school students in thc northern city of Hue went on an VltJT UL 4i UC W I Lows early Saturday rangedlantigovcmmcnt strike from 6 above at Dubuque to 18 above at Council Bluffs and Saturday nights lows were ex arriving some carrying straw sleeping mats Americans in Saigon were advised to exert unvisual caution whcn in the city In Hue several thousand stu dents in the citys 13 high schools made a brief appear ance at classes Friday but told utneir teachers they would not the political wing of the Viet return urt lno Huong govern Sunday is the fourth anniver sary of the official founding ofj Ihe announcement also marked a turning point in tha years of deliberations over building a second transoceanic waterway for security and for the growing ship traffic already starting to ihe present ca nal Johnson noted lhat 300 modern vessel which have been or are beint built are too big to pass through Ihe canal whcn loaded What the new canal would cost is a matter of guesswork with estimates from S7VI million lo about double tim amount rfrpendins on the sitp and excavation methods Thr old canal cost million and went inlo operation 11 years after the treaty was signed Johnson said there seem to be four possible roules Uvo in Panama one in Colombia and one in Nicaragua which may so through Costa Rica too The Tmile Colombia rotito would parallel the Atratn River Colombias public works minis sprawling Buddhist kr riday niRht as thousands populated route would Shopping days till Christmas near the headquarters potential demonstrators began w wtru political wing of the Vtet uimi uu fuong govern pected to be mostly in the 20s Cong the National resigned No violence was Front and authorities feared an reported North fowa Weather outlook Hazardous driving condi tions Snow continuing through Saturday night Accumulation up to four inches Satur day night 15 i 20 outbreak of terrorism The Buddhists who have been campaigning to overthrow the government of Premier Tran Van Huong were planning a mass rally police said Bud dhist sources said a monk might commit suicide by burn ing A ciiy of tents mushroomed Hue a Buddhist stronghold sparked the campaign that overthrew the regime of Pre mier Ngo Dinh Diern last year In the war against the Viet Cong an American army officer was killed by guerrilla fire Fri day the US Army said He was the 236lh American to die in combat in Viet Nam since De cember 196J he best because atomic explo sives could be used to excavate inexpensively The Nicaragua route of MO miles would veer across the Cos I a Rican border south of Lake Nicaragua to avoid drain ing the large lake at heavy eco nomic loss lo Nicaragua BUck FUr n rait 24 Bauri
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