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Albert Lea Evening Tribune (Newspaper) - February 19, 1962, Albert Lea, Minnesota Clearing and Colde fl.,the evening Tribune volume Lxiv number 42 full leased wire news report on the associated press Dally and sunday Albert Lea Minnesota monday february 19, 1962 ten pages 10 cents achievement award a Darrel Paulsen right Hampton Iowa was presented with the Albert Lea Junior chamber of Commerce Junior achievement award during the 18th annual Minnesota state Spring Barrow show at the Freeborn county Fairgrounds Albert Lea saturday. The award is presented annually to the outstanding Junior exhibitor based on his general knowledge of the Swine Industry showmanship ability and his hogs placing at the show. Presenting the award is Willis Gillett. Wilson amp co., and local Jaycee. Tribune photo 695 entries shown a Spring Barrow show Here Best in history the 1962 Minnesota state Spring Barrow show beat the Weatherman and his 14 inches of Snow to the punch completing the most successful three Day run in its 18-year history. Six Hundred ninety five entries paraded before the judges and after the final tabulations were Juk asks $2 billion works fund Washington a president Kennedy today sent to Congress legislation to give him Power to trigger up to $2 billion of Public works projects in the Early stage of any business slump. In an accompanying letter Kennedy said the standby authority would be a an invaluable anti recession toot Quot it would permit a speedup of authorized Federal projects and provide Grant and loan funds for the states to activate their own High priority improvements Kennedy said without the necessity of waiting for congressional action which a Omav be too late Quot the standby plan part of the three Point program urged a Kennedy in his economic message Jan. 22. Has been hailed by most democrats but attacked by republicans As a potential invasion of congressional authority. The other requested measures were standby Powers to reduce income taxes subject to veto by Congress and permanently enlarged unemployment benefits the three Kennedy said would permit the government to act a More promptly More flexibly and More forcefully to stabilize the the administration Bill set out a formula which would permit the president to Start the works programs. He could move when unemployment had risen in three out of four or four out of six consecutive months by not less than one percentage Point Acyl after the president determined that the action was needed to attain the goals of the employment act of 1946 a maximum employment Pri Luction and purchasing Power. Forecast local temperatures Max. Sunday 21. Min. 16. 8 . Today 13. 1 . 16. Snow 11 inches. Minnesota fair tonight and tuesday colder tonight Low Zero to 10 below North 5 above to 5 below South High tuesday 12-20 above. Iowa Parry Cloudy tonight and tuesday colder Northwest Lues Day Low tonight 5-10 Northwest near 15 Southeast High tuesday 15-20 Northwest 20 Southeast. Recorded. Connie and Bob Greene from Ainsworth Iowa were named the first exhibitor of both the truck lot and open individual grand Champion Market hogs. Saturday special honors came to Darrel Paulsen Hampton. Iowa who was named Winner of the Albert Lea Junior chamber of Commerce Junior agricultural achievement award to o d e a n Johnson new Richland who was presented with a watch As Winner of the master Swine producers prize and the Northwood Fra which for the third time in a Row captured the Premier exhibit award. The chapter participated with 108 hogs. In the judging Competition it was Stanley Thurston Madelia who placed first in the j i o r Market hog division with 245 Points and was Given a hog As prize. It was Given by Robert Bryson. Alden. Bill Kurtsel Owa Tonna was named Winner in the adult division. Blue Earth county 4-h team edged Blooming Prairie Fra chapter by one Point in the team Competition 720 to 719. Members of the winning team were Stanley Thurston and Den concluded on Page 2 women a editor of Tribune gets 5 Mph awards love Cruikshank women a editor of the Albert Lea evening Tribune received five awards in the annual contest of Minnesota press women saturday noon. Presentation of the awards were made at a noon luncheon. Of Minn e s o t a editorial Assoc i a 11 o n and Minnesota press women at St. J Paul hotel St. I Paul. They included first place f o r a special wed love Ding edition in March second place for an interview second place for daily woman a Page third place for the pied pipers column and third place for a straight news Story. Policeman killed in gun Battle thief River Falls ministers son wounded in fight thief River Falls Minn. Apr a policeman was dead and a Young Man the son of a thief River Falls minister was in serious condition today with Bullet wounds suffered in a gun Battle on a snowy Northwestern Minnesota Road. Sgt. Donald d. Myers. 33, was shot to death saturday night after he and patrolman Benny Mira Montes pursued a car from Here j to a Point about 15 Miles North. I Paul Wangberg 19, was wounded in the. Chest and leg. He is the i son of the Rev. And mrs. Ruben j Wangberg. The Clergyman is pastor of Trinity lutheran Church largest lutheran Parish in the City. Pastor Wangberg described his son As confused. Angered by advice the minister said the Young Man became angry saturday night when it was suggested he seek psychiatric Aid. Paul scuffled with his father the pastor said then grabbed a Rifle and two boxes of cartridges and prepared to leave in the family car. The elder Wangberg called police. Myers and Miramontes drove to the parsonage and Myers radioed Headquarters that Young Wangberg in backing out of the garage had rammed and slightly damaged the squad car. Chief Elton Cummings instructed the officers to pursue the car but to use caution and not follow too closely. The policemen chased the youth North on Highway 32. At one Point the unarmed Myers took Miramontess revolver and fired two warning shots into the air. Wangberg did no to Stop and the Chase continued through the Marshall county Village of Holt and North to the new Folden turnoff. Stuck in Snowbank the Wangberg car went off the f Side of the Road and became stuck in a four foot Snowbank. The officers leaped from the squad car and planned to approach Wangberg a car from j opposite sides. As they left their1 car Miramontes said Wangberg waved his Rifle at both men. The patrolmen separated and Wangberg then aimed at Myers Miramontes said. The patrolman said he heard two shots almost simultaneous and then another blast. Two shots came from the Rifle and one from the revolver. Miramontes said Wangberg fell and Myers toppled on top of the youth. The patrolman kicked both i weapons away then rolled Myers i off Wangberg. Taken to Hospital a Motorist came along and Myers was put into his car and sent to a thief River Falls Hospital. The officer was dead on arrival. The Bullet grazed the inside of his entered the Chest and broke up with three or four fragments piercing the heart. Young Wangberg was shot twice. One Bullet broke his right leg and the other pierced his left forearm then entered his body above the hip and lodged near his spine. Officers had taken no statement from Wangberg. He underwent surgery Here after being wounded and was placed under sedation. No charges have been filed. Doctors said Wangberg is expected to recover. Last summer Young Wangberg was arrested after a scuffle with policeman Raymond Bren at the Pennington county fair Here police had been called after the youth got into an argument with another Man Over his attentions to a girl with whom Wangberg formerly had kept company. Wangberg charged with simple assault forfeited Hail and did not appear in court. Last fall he entered Concordia College Moorhead Minn. He dropped out m january. Albert Lea other areas dig out after big Snow 14 inches Falls Here cuts t Ravel trapped a a familiar sight on the today. The Weatherman promises More Albert Lea Street scene sunday and of same by wednesday. West defies new soviet threat to air rights a a dig was the order of the Day for Albert leans after they awoke sunday to find 10 inches of Snow on the ground Snow fell most of the Day bringing four More inches and it was a continual Battle to keep walks open. City plows went out Early sunday in an Endeavor to open a path in the streets. But these quickly filled and the plows had to come around a second time. It was an All Day Battle for plows and the blazers. Hundreds of cars were stuck and service stations and those garages open did a land office business. It was still a shovel Job this morning and the forecast for the week indicates More of the same. Some churches in the City called off services while others curtailed the number As members were unable to get through the streets. About the time for Church services the visibility was Zero. Later the skies cleared to just a Light Snow. Travel was virtually at a stand May orbit astronaut t Omorrow Berlin apr Allied aircraft flew through the North corridor from Berlin today to counter renewed soviet pressure on the vital air lanes informed sources said. Military and commercial transports thrust through the Berlin Hamburg corridor Over communist East German territory the informants said. The Western operation was de signed to assert Allied rights in face of the renewal of tactics by the red air Force. Western commanders gave orders for the transports to deliberately below the level the soviets want for their exclusive use for a three hour period. Lor the seventh time since it started harassing Western air links to Berlin on feb. 7, the soviet air Force told the Berlin Walter Mickelson Veteran Newspaperman retires Tshombe a troops retake Mongolo Elizabethville Katanga apr president Moise Shom he a government announced today its troops have retaken the North Katanga town of Mongolo scene of the new years massacre of 18 Catholic missionaries. Tshombe a troops took Over Mongolo from mutinous congolese troops from Stanleyville who seized the town about two months ago in a rampage through North Katanga. The mutineers fled Leav chg behind arms and ammunition the announcement said. Soviets take new . Headquarters new York apr the soviet Union has taken Over a luxury apartment House on the East Side for its new United nations Mission Headquarters it was disclosed sunday. The russians had been negotiating for the East 67th Street building for some time but the Deal was delayed for settlement of claims by prospective tenants of the building originally built As a cooperative apartment House. Papers filed with the attorney general s office showed the russians paid $3,550,000 for the building. New . Minn. A Walter k. Mickelson one of Minnesota a Best known newspapermen will retire tuesday his 65th birthday a As president or editor and publisher of four organizations. He will become chairman of the Board of the four organization a forger gets suspended sentence Warner Earth 26, of 819 s. Washington has received a suspended three year sentence to the state reformatory on a Sec Ond degree forgery charge. Earth was charged with cashing a $17 Check made out to one Paul Farris and signed Art Dick Ema at Dahl a Mobil service on oct. 22. A similar $17 Check was cashed at the Geneva liquor store. Earth had pleaded guilty to the charge in District court dec. 4. And a pre sentence investigation was ordered at that time. In passing sentence judge a. C. Richardson ruled that Earth is to receive credit for time served since his arrest oct. 25. The balance of the sentence was suspended and Larth placet on probation to the commissioner of corrections on condition Earth drink no intoxicating beverages including 3.2 Beer that he not frequent places where intoxicating beverages Are sold and that he make restitution for the checks within six months. He was remanded to the custody of the sheriff until he is released by the probation officer. Syria to Block Israel plan to divert Jordan Damascus Syria a a foreign ministry spokesman said sunday Syria is prepared to go to the farthest end Quot to bar Israel from diverting water from the Jordan River. The spokesman said Syria has called other members of the Arab league to Confer on a joint Meas ures to prevent Israel from re Liz my this dangerous project a a syrian Premier Marouf Diwali by recently charged that Israel was massing troops along the Border for a showdown on the Issue. The new Ulm daily journal the Fairmont daily Sentinel radio station Znuj new Ulm and a new travel Bureau travel fun Tours inc. He will serve them in an advisory capacity. Bill Mickelson. Lairmont his son will become head of the four organizations. To has been with the newspapers 20 years and at the Sentinel since 1953. New Ulm changes under a realignment. William e. Macklin. Will serve As vice president and editor in chief of the new Ulm daily journal mis Margaret Esser vice president business and office manager and Herb Schaper vice pres ident in charge of advertising and Public relations. At the Fairmont daily Sentinel where the younger Mickelson continues As editor and president Earl k. Nelson becomes vice pres ident and general manager and Ray Stougaard. Vice president and editor in chief. At Znuj where Mickelson re places his father As president. George Korenchen will be vice president and general manager As he has in the past. The younger Mickelson is a graduate of Depauw University and Northwestern University and has worked in various departments in the new Ulm and Fairmont newspapers. 49-year Veteran the elder Mickelson a Veteran of 49 years m the newspaper business. Started his career As a reporter for the old Mankato daily review and has published daily and weekly newspapers in w i Consin. Ohio Pennsylvania and Iowa As Well As Minnesota. He was assistant administrator and personnel director of the works Progress administration in St. Paul in 1935, served two years As administrative assistant to the j late sen. Henrik Shipstead and in 1942 was an unsuccessful Candi cd amp the for the Senate against sen Joseph h. Ball. Mickelson operated the Bloom my Prairie times a weekly new paper from 1930 to 1938 when he bought the new Ulm newspaper with Monte Appel the two started Knuf in 1949 and bought the Fairmont paper in 1953. Mickelson later bought controlling interest in the enterprises besides serving m an advisory capacity Mickelson will spend most of his time Between now and july 4 As co chairman of a com Mittee for Observance of the Sioux Indian uprising Enn Tennial. He also will travel and devote time to educational charitable and political activities. Air safety Center sunday night it was reserving air space up to 17.500 feet in the North corridor leading to Berlin from Hamburg. Allies reject plan Allied control officers rejected the soviet flight plan and ordered military transports to stand by. The soviet move came after a weekend pause in the Berlin air crisis. Sunday morning Moscow announced it had rejected a three Power protest that Maneu vers of the red air Force in the corridors were dangerous and illegal. J the allies insist that air safety rules in Force for 17 years re quire notification of each individual flight through the three 20 mile wide corridors linking Berlin with f Frankfurt. Hannover and Hamburg. The Western Powers charged the russians were trying to change the rules by making a Block bookings Quot for the red air Force. The allies do not dispute soviet contentions the red air Force has equal rights in the corridors hut they insist on carrying out the safety rules. Jets Buzz aircraft the allies complained to the Kremlin that soviet Jet fighters buzzed Western aircraft in the corridors last week. The West is making its firm stand because of the extreme importance of the air routes to Berlin. Only by air can travellers go to Berlin and Hack without sub j mining ticket at communist control Points on highways and railroads. East Germany Lias charged for months that the West has mis used the air corridors. The red regime says it is illegal for Western commercial airliners to to Berlin because they claim the corridors were provided Only for Allied military garrisons Cape canaveral . Apr a brightening weather picture buoyed Hopes today that astronaut John h. Glenn or. Will be launched toward a round the Earth orbit tuesday after months of delays. At a morning briefing. Project Mercury officials reported a Gen still and the hotels and motels a rally improved conditions in the were filled with stranded travel Atlantic recovery areas where Maers Rine it. Col. Glenn a capsule the weather was not cold and to Quot old descend so far no hardships have been j the first a up �?T1 two Day reported countdown was started at 2 30 roads get plugged . The recount was finished wind caused Drifting Especial ., with both the Atlas by in the country areas and Many Booster rocket and 1 Friendship 7 roads were clogged. It was in spacecraft described As in go possible sunday to get from aus de Gaulle note proposes big 4 arms meeting Paris apr president Charles de Gaulle today urged the worlds nuclear Powers to destroy All their nuclear weapons and to join in destruction or control of All Means of their delivery. The French president said France is ready to meet with the United states Britain and the soviet Union in a disarmament conference for this purpose. De Gaulle a proposal was contained in a letter to Premier Khrushchev replying to the soviet Leader suggestion of a sum omit conference on disarmament in Geneva next month. Tin to Albert Lea. South toward Mason City the Road were also plugged. Going North was not so bad once out of the storm Belt. Today the Sun came out and despite colder temperatures it was possible to Clear Street and driveways. Several area school a not including the Albert Lea District were closed Tode. Big removal Job Eastern South Dakota and Southwest Minnesota tugged and hauled Over a monumental Snow removal Job today to get things rolling again after 31 inches of no it a Over the weekend most of it sunday. Some sch fail were closed this morning while blowing Crews favored by abated winds tackled the heavy fall. Main roads were opened to limited traffic allowing buses to resume operations. Airlines began regular service out of Sioux Falls this morning. Higher than trucks Snow was pushed into Mounds higher than the trucks that were hauling it away from downtown Sioux Falls Community of about 70, pm. Householder started driveway shovelling sunday night. Two Sioux Falls men died of exertion in their heavy shovelling task Worthington. Minn., 60 Miles East of Sioux balls had practically no Snow on the ground when the fall biggest since 1908. Came an estimated 100 travellers stranded Over the weekend were Able to Start out today Over partially cleared roads some pinched Down to one Lane travel. Only one emergency was reported in the Worthington area during the height of sundays storm. A Sno plow cleared the Way for an ambulance to round 1 Ake Minn., 11 Miles South of Worthington to carry a Man stricken with a Gall bladder attack. Some 200 school condition. Officials wire shooting for a launch Between 7 30 . And 12 30 . Tuesday. Weather watched the weather Outlook in the tape canaveral Vicinity gave officials some concern. A cold front preceded by a Quail line was advancing into Northern Florida this morning. This could leave linger ing cloudiness in the Cape area i possibly delaying the shot for the uth time. However officials were hopeful holes could he found in the Clouds through which the rocket could 1>c fired. A Complete Check Ltd of the weather was due for about Midnight tonight after which officials were to make a preliminary decision Quot we feel a lot More optimistic today than we did said it. Col. John a Powers spokesman for the astronauts. A conservatively i would say the Odds Are at least 60-40 in our change ship stations Powers said one change had let Een made in the lineup of ships poised to recover Glenn. The aircraft Carrier Forresta has replaced the Carrier Constellation in the area Sim Miles East of Bermuda a where Glenn would come Down if he made Only one orbit instead of the hoped for three. A relaxed Asho can Glenn planned to phone his wife and parents tonight before going to bed about 7 or 8 o clock. If he completes three orbits As planned Glenn will land in the Atlantic about 800 Miles Southeast i of the Cape Dorothy Kirsten liked russian trip los Angeles apr the most fantastic experience of my career the most Gratifying thing in be Ever done a says opera Star in Central and Dorothy Kirsten of her month Long Southern Minnesota were closed because blocked secondary roads made school bus travel impossible concluded it it a Page 2 shovel out fire plugs tour of the soviet Union. She came Home sunday tired but a determined to encourage other leading opera singers to go to Russia on these Quot it is one of the Best ways for the russian jux Cople to get the real truth about America a miss Kirsten told newsmen. Veteran actor has heart attack Minicola by. A actor James e Barton 71, Best known for his Long run As Jetter Lester in a tobacco Road Quot died in Nassau Hospital today after suffering a heart attack Barton played the leading role in the play from 1934 through 1939. It was the second longest i running play on Broadway. Fire chief Eldon Wettlaufer today asked assistance from kit Cal residents in shovelling Snow from around fire hydrants. Wettlaufer said that the department is getting the hydrants shovelled out As fast As possible but due to the Large number of them it May take some time. Shovelling out the hydrants is not just a favor to the City but a Means of self Protection since it May be necessary to reach a hydrant in a hurry in Case of a ire Wettlaufer requested that if residents done to shovel from around the hydrants that at least they refrain from covering them with More Snow while cleaning out their driveways and sidewalks. While you sleep. Want ads work around the clock they take your sales message into hundreds of Homes for just pennies a word. Use want ads to sell those to the Way items. The Cost is Low. Results Are surprisingly Quick Polione Fyk 3 Mil for a Tribune classified

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