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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 21, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                Em Departmenl 11 M 1S3S 7YIHI 1IM 1IIH0 IHIHI noo HIIHI a HI 200 IUIN ISO CHEER FUND PREVIOUSLY BEPOBTED A Friend 1M Hoover School Cub Scouls A Doctor Friend Junior Girt Seoul Troop ill f School Jefferson School Cub No 3 Klohn Coffee Drips of North western States Portland Cement Co United Hone Bank Uniled Home Rank ployes Mr and Mrs 1 A Day A Clear Lake Friend Sam Kalzes Store Two Texas Friends Mason Cily Association of Medjcal Assistants A Friend Inu and Elizabeth In Memory of Cy and Pam Bob and Ronny Nasheim In Memory of Aunt Marsha from Kathy Debra and llecky Grady Interstate Power Co Em ployes Den i Pack Wilson School Cub Scouts Ralph Sally Doiif and Send THE DAYS TOTAL TOTAI TO DATE STILL NEEDED I GIVING DAYS LEFT ONLY t Cheer Fund in final three days HEERED by the biggest single days giving so far the Christmas Cheer Fund heads into the final three clays Almost is represented in I o d a ys listing sending the total past the 000 mark and hopefully on its way to meeting and surpassing the goal United Home Bank and its employes again the Cheer Fund has a special place in their hearts Two checks to totaling were received from this communityiminded estab form the foundation of a r great burst of giving United Home B ink always can be counted upon So can A Doc to r Friend Interstate Power Company employes Sam Raizes Department Store the Association of Medical Assist ants Northwestern States Port land Cement Companys Coffee Drips anda host of individ uals Scout troops and memo rials The GlobeGazette newsroom is represented another of our departments whichtradi tionally take a keen interest in this worthy Christmas promo tion Please accept this gift said one of the letters accompanying a donation We as many other families once were helped to have a Merry Christmas by the Cheer Fund My sister died last August after a tractor accident said another Since we cannot give her a present this yearmaybe in this small way we can help so there will be no child without an empty stocking on Christmas morning This then is the true spirit of Christmas that prevails as the big day draws near You can assist too by bringing your donation to the GlobeGazette or mailing it to CHRISTMAS CHEER GlobeGazette Box 271 Mason City Iowa 50402 De Gaulle I have mandate from people PARIS AP Charles de Gaulle reelected to a new sev enyear term as president said Tuesday night he considered he had a mandate from the whole of the French people to continue his efforts for independence and peace De Gaulle got 55 per cent of the votes in Sundays election against Francois Mitterrand who was presented as the can did ate of the left Opposition leaders have been saying De Gaulles failure to get a firstround majority showed thathis policies no long er have the support of the na tion In the first ballot against five opposition candidates De Gaulle got just over 44 cent of the vote ail The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION I0e a One MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 21 1965 Associated Full Lease Wires VOL 105 No 2M Council okays city plan The body of Lance Cpl Larry Boersch el nears its final resting place Iowa Falls Marine makes last trip home By DAVE McMILLEN IOWA FALLS Lance Cpl Larry Borschel is back home in Iowa Falls Home where he grew up attended schools made friends and eventually enlisted in the Marine Corps Those who knewhim say he made friends easily He was a nice boy several remarked Those of his family relatives and friends attended a memorial service for the 20yearold Marine Monday afternoon at the First Congre gational Church Nearly 300 persons attended the service Larry Borschel enlisted in the Marines in the summer of 1963 shortly after being graduated from Iowa Falls High School He had not been home since last February when he was given a furlough before being shipped to Viet Nam Dec 9 Lance CpL Borschel was killed in action at Chu Lai South Viet Nam He was struck in the abdomen by a Viet Cong missile Last Friday Larry Borschel came back home He was ac companied by Lance Cpl Roy Engelhardt Lance Cpl Engelhardt knew Larry Borschel only as a flag draped casket But like his Ma rine comrade he had a job to do to accompany the body from San Francisco to Iowa Falls During the memorial service he stood at attention At North lawn Memorial Gardens he stood at attention After the American Ha 3 was taken from the casket and presented by a Marine color guard lo Larry Borschels bereaved mother Mrs Allan Pool the mourners left CpL Engelhardt was the last to leave Cpl Borschel was doing his job in Viet Nam when he was killed He was defending the freedoms that he had enjoyed as a boy growing up in Iowa Falls We are gathered here for this memorial service this after noon out of gratitude Gratitude for one of the sons of our com munity eulogized the Rev Preston Hinderks pastor of the First Congregational Church He was our representative over there He gave his life in Viet Nam for a good cause To give ones life for a good cause and justice is the supreme sacrifice Seated near thc front of the chapel was a row bfyeuhg Iowa Falls servicemen They repre sented the Army Air Force Marine Corps All had been high school buddies of Cpl Eoerschel and were home on leave Most had not seen Borschel since he entered the service The final military rites were conducted by the InspectorIn structor Staff of the 7th 105 rum Howitzer Battery United Stales Marine Corps Reserve of Waterloo The staff composed of active Marine personnel was com manded by Major W C Frank Major Frank was one of two Marines who had been delegated the task of informing Cpl Borschels family of his death The Marines served as pall bearers Al the cemetery they delivered a 21gun salute as the mourners huddled from an icy wind The desolate strains of Taps rolled across the cemetery ackl MARINE Please Turn to Page 2 Mayor of Davenport vindicated DAVENPORT AP Scoll County District Court Judge Nathan Grant Tuesday set aside ndictments charging private use of public property against MayorRay T OBrien and three othercity officials Judge Grant overruled mo ions to dismiss indictments charging use of unmarked city cars anda motion to set aside an indictment charging Alder man Ira Kiser with private use of public property Cases against three other per sons were continued for one week A Scott County grand jury in dicted 10 Davenport city of ficials and employes or former employes last Dec 7 after an nvestigation led by County At torney David Miller The true bills were said to have resulted from disclousres of illegal trash collections by city owned trucks including pickups at the Masonic Temple The indictments that were sel aside named Hex D Mathews city public works director Carl R Martin refuse department foreman and Arnold Kuehl as sistant refuse department super intendent in a d d i t i o n to OBrien Indictments left in force in connection with failure to label publicly owned motor vehicles named Mathews Roy Eckhardt superintendent of the street de partmenl and Robert Ehlert refuse department superintend ent The cases of U L Perkins a former garbage truck driver Kermit Blair former driver for te city refuse de partment and Gene Perkins were continued for one week These three were charged with private use of public property A jubilant OBrien who leaves office at the end of the month summed up his reaction with one word Whoopee i Inside The Globe PAUL STRATHMAN new Mason City High football coach Page 9 Editorials 4 Clear Lake news 7 Farm newsg Sports910 Latest markets 12 Mason City news1213 ComicsH Society news 1617 Classified pages 1819 North Iowa news 20 Deny Humphrey is going to Viet Nam WASHINGTON AP The White House denied Tuesday published reports that President Johnson intends to send Vice President Hubert H Humphrey on a mission to Viet Nam It hasnt been discussed press secretary Bill D Moyers said He isnt going FINAL TRIBUTE Marine color guard from Waterloo fires a 21gun salute during mili tary rites Monday for Lance Cpl Larry Bocrschel Iowa Falls Marine killed in Viet Nam First Sgt Marvin A Delgado back to camera is giving the commands during the final tribute Santa Clous A city boy 8 By KENT GARDNER For one Mason City family of nine Santa is not a plump bearded senior citizen in a bright rec suit He is a thin eightyearold boy in a wellworn coat shortsleeved shirt and faded bluejeans When this junior Saint Nick hands out his gift on Christmas Eve he will not have the assistance o reindeer in carrying his load This youth will limp he distributes his presents Despite this burden yqi can be sure the glow on his face will equal that of any jolly old gentleman from the North Pole That same glow was eviden last weekend when the boy w shall call him John took th hand of a member of the Jun ior Chamber of Commerce and with in his pocket wen Bomb closer to port of Haiphong SAIGON South Viet Nam AP US planes brought the air war on North Viet Nam clos er to Haiphong in fhe past 24 hours A spokesman said they unleashed their bombs and rockets only12 miles from the countrys major port and paid a return call on the Uong Bi pow er station which supplies elec tricity to Haiphong and Hanoi The Communists sent up sev eral missiles against the US Air Force and Navy planes but they missed their mark the spokesman said The American pilots spotted some MIGl7s over North Viet Nam but the Com munist jets did not attack the faster US planes A Air Force pilots made 52 as saults over the North dropping 115 tons of750pound bombs and firing rockets and cannon as well Three fighterbombers were shot down by ground fire US spokesmen reported and only one of the pilots was rescued In the South a big C130 troop transport crashed near the Tuy Hoa air base on a rcsupply mis sion Viet Cong ground fire drove off rescue helicopters and it was hot immediately known how many men were aboard US infantrymen rescued two American construction men and a Vietnamese driver from Viet V Cong kidnapers early Tuesday when the Communist unit stum bled into a GI ambush A fourth captive a Dutchman was killed by the Viet Cong be fore they fled into a forest alongside a road near Di An 15 miles northeast of Saigon Navy planes from the carrier Kitty Hawk went aloft at noon Tuesday and bombed a major highway bridge just north of Hai phong in the deepest penetration yet of the HaiphongHanoi in dustrial complex Spokesmen said they scored five direct hits Earlier the Kitty Hawks VI iT NAM Turn to 2 f Winter into Iowa just like March Ky TIIK ASSOCIATED IRKSS Winter is coming into Iowa this year like a lamb as March sometimes docs The Weather Bureau said gen erally fair skies and mild tem peratures would be on hand to reet winter when it makes its official entry at pm Tues day Sunshine and southerly lo westerly winds were pushing emperatures toward afternoon lighs expected to range from the lower 50s in the southwest down to the 40s in the rest of Ihe state Highs Monday ranged from 31 at Mason City lo 50 at Council Bluffs Overnight lows were from 12 degrees at Dubuque to 2fl at Council Bluffs Generally fair skies and warmer temperatures with lows from the 20s in the northeast to the lower 30s in the southwest were on tap for Tuesday night North lowo Weather outlook Fair to partly cloudy and warmer Tuesday night lows 2025 Partly cloudy and turn ing colder Wednesday highs around 40 Weather Details On Page 2 1 f shopping for his gifts Having for any reason wa something new for John H pulled it from his pocket sev eral times either to reaffirm that it was ail true or to mak certain he had not lost it Johns story was repeated 1 times That many children picked by the Salvation Army were given the same amount t purchase presents for thci needy families So John woiil nol have to spread his mone so thin one of those 18 was hi sevenyearold brother John had previously been i1 the department store in whic he had decided to do his shop ping But his other trip wa only for looking not for buy ing Purchasing the essential for living is a burden for John family Anything extra is im possible He absorbed all he could a he moved slowly down the Ion aisles of the store toward th toy section where he wouli purchase gifts for some of hi brothers and sisters His first goal A doll for young sister His choice couldn cry or say Ma Ma T h i SANTA Please Turn to Page 2 Take 1st step with 5J vote By LARRY FULLER The Riant step toward putting the new compre lensive city plan into effect was taken by the City Council Monday night In a 51 vote councilmen gave the city plan swift icceptance Councilmanatlarge Harry Little cast the lejrative vote The comprehensive city plan prepared by Barton Aschman Associates Chicago planning consultants is i guide to development in Mason City in the next 20 ears It covers areas such as land use transportation ommunity facilities utili ties and downtown develop Germans e L to share in Adefenses WASHINGTON AP Presi Icnt Johnson and West German hanccllor Ludwig Erhard Tgrecd Tuesday that West Ger many should have an appro priate part in nuclear defense A communique issued after two clays of talks between the wo said the United Slates bo lieves that arrangements couk jc worked out to assure mem bers of the alliance not having nuclear weapons an appropriate share in nuclear defense West German spokesman Guruer Hasc told a White Hous news conference that the prcs cnt situation is obviously no appropriate Hasc said the words of th communique obviously mea that President Johnson agree with the German request tha the federal government shou have a greater say in the Wcsl crn worlds nuclear defense Presidential press secretary Bill D Moycrs said Johnson and his guest touched on Ihc nuclear issue when they met the firs Lime and discussed it in delai both in an afterdinner meeting Monday night and again Tucs day morning The future of the Atlantic Al liance was a central topic it the conversation the commun iquc said A scheduled National Press Club speech was the only re maining item on Erhard schedule With conclusion of the talks a pm Johnson escorted the chancellor through the White House lobby Both smiled broad ly but made no comment on hcir talks Before going to the Whit House Erhard had another ses sion with Secretary of Stati Dean Rusk Among US offi cials sitting in were Secretary of the Treasury Henry II Fovv ier and Christian A Herter the Presidents chief assistant fo trade negotiations While the chancellor and hi foreign minister conferred a he State Department Defense Secretary Robert S McNaman and his German opposite num ber KaiUwc von Hassel had i separate conference at the De fcnsc Department Titan takes 4 satellites into space CAPE KENNEDY Fla AP A mighty Air Force Titan 3 rocket thundered into the sky Tuesday carrying four satellites toward an intended lofty orbit 21000 miles above the equator Two of the satellites packed experimental communications gear one will measure deadly solar radiation and one will be used by amateur radio opera tors around the world The 12storytall Titan 3 most powerful rocket now in use by the United Stales blasted off on its third test flight at 8 am Two solidfuel motors strapped to a liquidfuel rocket core spewed a 500foot tail of flame as the big booster rumbled aloft lo begin one of the most com plex unmanned space missions ever attempted From liftoff until the four sat ellites were scheduled to spring into orbit six hours later the Ti tan 3 was to change course three times The entire mission in volved more than 150 events I The action Monday night took ss than five minutes and came t the beginning of a short two our meeting Prior to the vot ng Mayor George E Mendort old the council ttiat acceptance f the plan does not mean that ccommendations in it cannot be hanged The council resolution states hat the plans general purpose s to guide and accomplish a oordinated adjusted and har monious development of Mason ity The plan will the resolution iays promote health safety morals o r d e r convenience prosperity and general welfare as well as efficiency and econ omy in the process of develop ment Following the council meeting Little declined to elaborate on his reasons for voting against the plan I take full responsi bility for my vote and thats it he said The plan received unanimous approval from the Mason City Copies of city plan can be purchased Copies of the comprehensive plan for Mason City are on sale at the city clerks office for a copy downtown plan which is included in the comprehensive plan can be bought separately for Copies of the comprehensive plan are on loan for use in the building from clerks office and the Mason City Public Library Planning and Zoning Commis sion on Oct 21 A public hear ng had been held a day earlier iiy the commission Recommendations in the new comprehensive plan modify and supplement those in a plan pre pared by Harland Bartholomew and Associates St Louis and adopted in June 1943 In the introduction to the com prehensive plan BartonAsch man says lhat in many re spects the plan presented here not only builds on the objectives of the earlier plan which has offered guidance lo Mason Cily over Ihe pasl 25 years but il also incorporates recent reseach findings of the North Iowa De velop m en t NIAD organiza tion The comprehensive plan is one of three documents pre pared by BarlonAschman which needs formal council action The others are the zoning and sub division ordinances now pend ing before the planning and toning commission Most of the attention on the plan has focused on the dowrt Lown development section The planners have made recommen dations on traffic pallerns and land use in the central business tiislricl A 22point recommended ae ion program accompanies he downtown development section The first point is to secure concurrence on the general downtown plan and commit ment to its systematic implc CITY PLAN Turn to Page 2 SAME DATE7H47U ru MIM Dtalk In 2i   

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