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Atlantic News Telegraph (Newspaper) - December 23, 1963, Atlantic, Iowa F Yilien station no Mal for D�c�mb�r-0.9s dec Elmr total to data -0.24 Normal in i Chat 317f 24.41 Yaar t total to data total to data last Yaar �?24.65 today s priss run 1,700 tempi Raturi High Yaar ago today 21 High saturday 5 High sundays Low last night -19 noon today 9 associate o n d i n t s i vol. 92, no. 263 Atlantic Iowa monday december 23, 1963 ten pages 3b Rescue 670 from fiery greek liner a ship ablaze near Northwest Africa fires leave one dead 4 families without Homes by the associated press weekend fires in Iowa left Ona woman dead and at least four other families homeless. Other waxes destroyed a Bam on a farm partly owned by the son of Iowa sen. Bourke Hicken Looper and ruined two business bindings in the Smau Western i it a town of Ute. Mra. Minnie Thomas. 84. A farm wife near Leon died saturday of suffocation when fire destroyed her two Story House after Aoma gloves she was drying in a Wood burning stove a aught fire. Her husband David St. Auffard bums. A Sakaly Huna a House occupied by or. And mra. William Blakeley and their four children at Plymouth burned sunday night. The family waa not at Home at the time and lost All their possessions. The Houat was owned by Jack Doramay. While or. And mrs. Earl Man Lay of Rural Fairfield attended Hureh sunday night a Fira a a Royad their farm Home. Or. And mrs. Robert Sellers and their Thrata children returned from a visit with relatives saturday night to find their three bedroom House at Swaledale burned to the ground. In daa Moines a fire which started to an overstuffed chair saturday morning destroyed the Home of or. And mrs. John Knapp and their two children. Mrs. Knapp and the children had to Flaa into the sub Zero Aathar to Zacapa the Buze. A Large Bam. A prize Angus Bun and Ether Uva Toek and Ware daa troyed in a firt �1 it 1m> final to mgt do what of Ottawa Sii Day. T a Happy Holiday project m Atlantic the farm la owned jointly by David Hickenlooper son of the Sanatar and Charles Smith. Fira Mea said the Blaze apparent waa Atar Tad by an overheated lamp in farrowing pens in the Bam. Neighbors and firemen were Able to save a few of the 60 pigs in the Bam and part of a Herd of 40 calves. But the prize Bull an other Bull even prices of farm equipment and several tons of any were burned. A faulty electrical connection was the apparent cause of the Blaze at Uta. In Monona county. The fire was believed to have started in the basement of the Elias supermarket and spread to the Martin seed store next door. Both Brick and Frame Struc Taub a Ware daa troyed. Gop mystery arises Over Scranton Harrisburg. A. A an intriguing mystery Story Call it Quot spotlight on the Sphinx Quot a is taking shape around William Warren Scranton. The personable Young governor of Pennsylvania. Quot i Don t want to be president of the United he said firmly in an interview. Quot i can t conceive of any circumstances in which i would he addled in one of the strongest disclaimers of interest in the re publican nomination for president he has made. Other angles however in a news conference. Scranton said former president Dwight d. Eisenhower has urged him to give Quot deeper thought Quot to the question of being a candidate. Quot i agreed that i Scranton said Quot although i pointed out to him that i doubted this would change my Opin Quot the meeting with Eisenhower a which included mrs. Eisenhower and mrs. Scranton took place in Eisenhower s private railway car dec. 14 on a siding near Harrisburg. Scranton gave this version Eisenhower s statements Chas Shu Aton he said the National scene such that he Felt London apr Soma �70 survivors were reported res cued today from the greek cruise liner Lakonia ablaze off the Northwest coast of Africa. The Christmas cruise ship had 651 holidaying passo agers including four americans and a Crew of 365 aboard when fire broke out during the night. Berlin apr East German the British liner str Theden guards fired on a Man attempt radioed she had picked up about ing to flee from East Berlin to 300 survivors plus some dead. Guard s shoot at e. Berlin Escapee Day As other smiling red guards were admitting West berliners through the Berlin Wall to visit she reported some survivors were injured. The Argentine liner Rio relatives in the communist Sec Grande reported she had rescued some 50 survivors and was standing by the burning ship seeking More. Pick up survivors the Argentine freighter Salta reported 220 survivors aboard and the British Tanker Mont Calm 100. The stricken ship was burning Tor. The communist guards fired 10 bursts from sub machine guns at a Man apparently trying to struggle through the barbed wire on the Southern outskirts of West Berlin. Could t Saa victim West Berlin police said they Jay Aoa help put toys to Ottiar. What did you get these pictures were taken during the annual Jaycee shopping tour for 20 underprivileged youngsters saturday. The he Kilren had a full Day of activity including a skating hour ride on a fire truck shopping spree party and a visit from Santa sure of foreign Aid b Dulyk toy Washington apr the House Del Atod today a Romolu Tion that would have allowed a vote later in the Day on the $ a billion Compromise foreign Aid Apica Pulatian. Washington a House democratic leaders bringing their absent members Back to work by planes predicted they would have enough democrats on hand today to crack Republican opposition and pass the foreign Aid Bill by tuesday at the latest. I and that won t be any too or. And mrs. Dexter Edward that i wanted a doll for Christ. T a Imam Tama a 1 a a a a a a am my a Mast children have Happy to Mej Audubon families on Jaycee shopping tour three Brothers perish As fire sweeps Home Burlington a three Brothers sleeping late on the first Day of their school vacation for the Christmas Holiday All wed had a Quot whee Quot of a perished monday when fire time. Friendly smile and holi swept through the second floor Day greetings were Given them of their Home. Wherever they went the victims were the sons of i Quot How did Santa Claus know the Chr Latraya spirit meant a Uttie More saturday to 20 at lactic youngsters the Jaycees and lady Joys who participated in the jays is annual Holiday shopping tour. The thrill of seeing a youngster having a Good time at Christmas is hard to beat Kaiui there were Many of these thrills for the Jaycees and lady jays. The children who had been looking Forward to the big Day enhance Algona nativity scene Algona a a nativity scene constructed Here in the Bleak Days of world Wai n is on display again enhanced by a new building and effects of re staging. The scene was built in 1945 by Aix germans who were held in a prisoner of War Camp in Algona. The germans bought the necessary materials with their own Money and worked months creating the intricate sacred designs. When the Camp was abandoned in 1946, the Algona Junior chamber of Commerce asked to keep the nativity scene for use each Christmas. The project later was turned Over to the methodist men s club official of say More than 5,000 per Soai have visited the scene a annually since 194s. The figures Are about half life Sim and include the holy family tia shepherds and Wise men and a n i m a u against a background i bowing the town of Beth a. A total of 11.790 was raised this fall to pay for a new building and the restating of the scene. The display will be open through Jan. 5. A meet tag. A the lady jays meeting scheduled wednesday has been cancelled be Rause of the Cliris Mas Holiday. The club s next meeting will be held Jan. 29.woathor Oon trally fair through tues Day warmer. Lows manday Fil Sere to five below. Highs tuesday ii to to. Further of leak party Cloudy Christmas 9 Ohio Warease soon for president Johnson his prestige on the line and his Texas Holiday delayed. He and aides were said to have kept the White House Telephone lines humming sunday trying to whip up support for the measure in Calls to congressmen. And at least one charter flight was reported picking up congressmen in Texas. Louisiana and Georgia who had gone Home Early for Christmas and waa speeding them Back to the capital. Who was paying for the flight a and perhaps others a was t Clear. A spokesman denied the White House was paying the Bill. However because of House rules a final vote on the $3 billion Aid appropriations measure was not Elf Pei led before Christmas eve. Red sales but even if the House approves the Bill with its controversial provision on government credit guarantees for sales to soviet bloc countries the Senate still must act. And the senators them Home for the have no business scheduled All week and Are not Likely to vote before Friday at the earliest. House democratic Leader Carl Albert of Oklahoma served notice that there will be no adjournment until the Bill is approved. Thus no Quick adjournment is in sight for the longest session since the 1950 korean War Congress. And when it comes it will be Little More than a formality for the 19h4 edition of the 88th Cunert is begins Jan 7. New floods Jakarta Indonesia apr destructive floods have struck the Island of Bali and 1,6 k people have been removed from their Homes. The Ankara news Agency said heavy Rains triggered the floods. Leaverton. Two other children Mas escaped without injury. Piro Vichrs killed were Gary Edward. 12 Dexter Edward jr., a and Steven Lee 3. Officers said the boys were in an upstairs bedroom in their pyjamas when the fire broke out about 8 . The leave tons daughter Gloria Jean 14, and the youngest child. Michael 1, were downstairs also in their night clothes. Gloria told officers she heard the boys Yelling and opened a door to the stairway and found it in flames. She said she told the boys to climb onto the roof of a porch rink but apparently they did not hear her. Gloria took the baby and ran Barefoot in the Snow to the House of a neighbor. Mrs. Louis Stoucker. Mrs. Stoucker tried to get into the House but was unable to enter the Frame building because of smoke and fire. Calls neighbors i mrs. Stoucker called another most of neighbor Ken g e f f e r a who holidays., brought a ladder and tried to enter the boys bedroom. Heavy smoke and flames forced him to Retreat and firemen also were unable to Rescue the boys. Mrs. Leaverton was downtown Christmas shopping at the time officers said and the father was at the j. I. Case co. Where he operates a lathe. One seven year old girl asked a Jaycee. Quot Satiu Claus just was the answer. Day on the town this was just one of Many interesting conversations that took place As the children rang ing in age from five to a get. Lived up a Day on the town. The youngsters fou cd out that the Joy of Christmas is much More than receiving Prea rats. There s the happiness of hav ing a Good time w the others buying presents Sinfung Christ Mas songs and telling Holiday stories. The exciting Day started with a skating party at the playtime and the playtime Hebe club helped the youngsters learn How to skate. Hie Jaycees also tried their hand at skating and wound up with a few Black and Blue Marks and aching Muscles. Continued on Page three could not see the victim be a Quot the Eastern Atlantic about cause of poor Early morning 180 m Les North of the Portu Light and heavy fog. But they Guese Island of Madeira and 550 heard the guards shout Quot Hall Iles Northwest of Cas Abalan halt Quot this was followed by a Ca fusillade followed by the screams of a Man. The disaster touched off a massive sea and air Rescue of for into cold by House Fife Audubon a thirteen persons were forced into minus 14 degree weather when a fire broke out in the Paul Joeys Home Here about 10 k0 sunday night no one was injured. The fire apparently caused by a defective Chimney caused considerable damage and Audubon firemen fought the mate for about two hours. Mik it Clemmensen. Audubon fire chief estimated damage at $7,000. The Blase spread into a Wall and firemen had to Cut into the Wall to put out the fire. Or. And met. Joens and four children and or. And mrs. Dave Lansman and five Chat Kiren were in the Bouse at the time. The parents were playing cards on the first fax in and the children were playing in the basement. The fire was discovered by Susan Lansman. 10 and Paul Ette Joens 10, when they went to the second Fogt or to get Aoma toys. They noticed the odor of smoke and called their parents the Joensen Able to remove their furniture and Christ Mas presents and spent the night at a neighbors the m. E. Phillips next door. The Joens House is kit rated near Tea Post office close to Audubon s business District. Now was such that be reit a Clous passes to visit rela uves in number of persons thought i East Berlin during the Houdas. Should be the candidate and that he thought i ought to be a Good Deal of thought to this matter and think deeply on the subject in View of the change in current circumstances nationally. Quot he said Home very comply by notary things about a personally and my work Here in the stale. He was very and about this and suggested that i give deeper thought to it than he believed i had in the past. Quot he was quite right in this. I am not a candidate and Don t wish to be. I Haven t Given deep thought to the at the Wall in the heart of the oration to pick up the Passen City the flow of West berliners i a is. A but 18 of them British dropped sharply today after air Quot a hand the greek and weekend Rush. Most people ap-1g"��� patently were saving their pre the air Force at of plane crash found Globe aril. Apr four bodies have been found at the wreckage of a Light air plane ending a month Long search for a missing Gila Bend. Ariz., Man his wife and two of their child Ren. Search parties reaching the wreckage sunday night identified uie dead As Gail Mccoy 41, his wife re tha. 38. And their children. Ardea. 11. And Rodney. 12. Formerly of Rockwell City. Iowa. An Apache Indian. Evans Bendle. Said he and his father spotty the wreckage while Hunting on the san Carlos reservation. The site is in Bear wednesday. Canyon about 100 Miles East of i however. Marr Lafo License. A Harom f. Van Gundy. 22 and Zekala Veloris Zachariasen. 22 both of pcs Moines were issued a marriage License saturday by the clerk of court s office. Sam Schlaus and Chris kind part of Swiss Christmas Christmas Christ Mas eve holy communion serv ice will be held by holy Trinity episcopal Church at the Whit Bey total at a . Tut Aday. Cambou claims u. S. Wont be criticized phenom penh. Cambodia apr Cambodia will not take the United states or her allies to task in any conference railed to assure cambodian neutrality. Prince Norodom Sihanouk said in a communique today the chief of state issued the communique after a news dispatch from Paris re a Ted the United states was not opposed in principle to such a conference but did not want to attend if the meeting would be a to criticize the United site a Britain Thailand or South Viet Nam. Quot Samic Huus Quot and Quot Christ kind Quot Are familar to Nicklaus. Better known As Swiss children at Christmas Samic Hlaus to the Young time says Nik Buergin Swiss Chi Wren appears Early foreign Exchange student who december to find out if the is looking Forward to cd la Brit children have been Good during ing an american Christmas the year. He u usuary dress wednesday. De in a Black coat and wears the Young student is staying Hite or Black Beard with the Gerald Kay family he carries a Largo Book and East of at anus and notes there Igge sack filled wit i Are Many different things about a by up Iju Candy. The the Way Christmas is Cele-1 a Hawren believe that he comes rated in Switzerland and the from the Quot Black Woods and United slates they usually have to recite a he said he was Liu prised to i poem or sing a son for him see so much out Suir decoration Nik Days that in recent years at Homes in this country very St Nicklaus has been dressed Little outside decorations Are used on Homek in Switzerland although the towns and cities decorate As much its communities Here. Candles one of the features of t h e Home decorations is a Large Candle whih bums continually in the window no Light Lents bulbs Are used on Trees Only ners m a red coat following t h e style of the americas Santa Claus. In Samic Hlaus my Book Are the names of the children and whether they have been Good or bad during the year. He gives them go advice such As not to talk Back to their Par and to mind their Man Only about 1.300 had passed through the communist control Points two hours after they opened. More than 12.000 went through the Wall during the same period sunday. But at the 12 permit offices in West Berlin about 13.000 persons squeezed up in freezing weather to apply for permits. West a Lin authorities said most of the passes issued were for the Christmas holidays and new year s eve. The official East German news Agency adn reported that 31.000 West berliners crossed into the communist zone Over the weekend. Bringing to 34.000 the number going Over since the visits began thursday night. Germany said three planes of the 57th air Rescue Squadron based in the azores reported Quot the vessel was on tire every where except for the att portion. Survivors Are in lifeboats life rafts which have been dropped by . Air Force aircraft. Rescued tour vessels Ara in the area and Are picking up survivors about 60 per cent have been picked up so far. Quot however there Are Many survivors still in the some reports said the Lakonia 20,314 tons with a length of. 608 feet was sinking with Peon pie struggling in the w a Tell around her. But by Early after noon the ship was still afloat blazing furiously. The water temperature was reported to be for nearly All it was their degrees warm enough to first reunion with relatives since the communists built the Wall in August 1961. Phoenix deputies said three Bod ies were found in the wreckage. Mercury May climb to higher Levels tuesday in Iowa by the associated press the Mercury was expected to climb to Milder Levels across Iowa monday in the first break in the cold wave that has held the state in its icy grip for about two weeks. The weather Bureau said afternoon highs would Range from 10 to 20 degrees above Zero with the warming trend expected to continue at least through the Mercury skidded to bitterly cold Marks around Iowa again Early Mon give those in the water a Chancy to survive. Sends message subsequently the Salta radioed that she was heading for Madeira with survivors. The message was not Clear but the British Consul at Funchal. On Madeira understood the Salta had 400 rescued aboard. Officials of tie line believed tax babies and 30 to 34 Chik Hren under 12 were aboard. Some accounts told of mothers tossing children into lifeboats and of parents struggling in the water to keep their children afloat. The Lakonia s master capt. Mathios Zarbis 53, ranked As one of the greek line s Ablest and most senior officers a spokesman for the line said. To California. Or. And mrs. Gerhart Knop and Rita and Paul left today by plane for u u Day. With lows ranging from 20li�?zgiewood Calif where Tivey and tiie woman had been thrown below at Davenport to 3 below a Ruhr my Al Clear. The route Mccoy plane was from Amarillo. Tex. End a a will spend the Christmas Hou at Council Bluffs. Waterloo s Days wit ii Low was 18 below and Mason a a a a a a a a a a a a Gila Bend when it disappeared nov. 23. Mccoy was last heard from when he radioed St. Johns in Northeast Arizona to say that he was 40 Miles Southeast of the town and experiencing icing. The Mccoy have two other children Joe. 17. And Jim 16 they Are in Amarillo to spend Christmas vacation with their maternal grandparents or. And mrs. H. P. Palmer. Mccoy operated a car Agency in Gila Bend. He was a world War 11 Pilot and had made the flight Between Amarillo and Gila Bend numerous Timea. Was to i City reported 16 below. Icon Youad m it go Sui Ceylon protests u. S. Fleet in Indian Ocean Colombo Ceylon apr Cey Lonese political leaders to Day criticized proposed cruise in the Indian Ocen by siuts of uie . 7th Fleet. Or. N. M Perera. Spokesman of the marxist United left front said such activity would be Quot an unwarranted provocation on the part of the american government. Now Tivey have brought the Cokl was into tie Indian k. U. P. Raja rate Leader of the National resurgence movement Sakl entry of the 7th Fleet into the Indian Ocean will Complete Quot the encirclement of when Winter started sunday the High temperatures ranged a hinged from a Ero at Ottumwa to 12 above at Spencer. Gun on witness Dallas a ices took a pistol from a stripper called St a witness today in the Bond hearing for Jack Ruby night club operator who killed the accused Assassin Al president Kennedy. The .2s-caliber a Lemajic pistol was found Una or a Scarf in the purse of a strip teaser named Karen Lyn Hewiett 19 a known As Little Lynn who performs in Ruby s Carew Sel club. 1 shopping Day Tiu 0hri8tmab Start of trial Wilhelm Boer 56, former first sergeant of the a Tje Saijo guard and the Alu died inventor of special torture devices stares straight into the Canica As West Germany puts him Ami 21 other men on trial in Frankfurt for running the or Cali get mass murder factory in history in world War 11. The Quot factory Quot was de scrib thl As Quot Auschwitz Exter Minatti n Cam Quot by one defendant an estimated 2.5 to 4 i lion persons died there

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