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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 8, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowa Newspapei Horn MASON CITY GLOBE VOL IW The ne wspo pe r AMoetatwJ Frew United Intenutionil FitU HOME EDITION that makes all North lowans MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 1H2 Rocky backed for 64 race neighbors UOe Paper CoiulsU al Two WASHINGTON Republican leaders Saturday clearly regard Gov Nelson A Rockefeller as the front runner for the 1964 GOP presidential nomination de spite efforts by the New Yorkers lieutenants to play down such talk y The GOP organization committee mem oers and state chairmenhave been meeting here for three days to begin planning for the 1964 campaign There was no discussion of possible contenders to be put up against President Kennedy eith er in the formal sessions or very little outside George L Hinman New York national committeeman was telling questioners that Rocke feller had made no decision about 1964 and that the New Onesided on horde West drivers goad the East By RICHARD OREGAN HELMSTEDT Germany At the frontier to East Germany a Communist border guard sat on a roll of barbed wire his auto matic rifle resting on his knees A ruddy West German truck driver pulled up on his way to Berlin threw open his window and cracked Hey sonnv doesni it tickle The East German policeman reddened He stood up violently and thrust his rifle toward the West German driver Ach said the truck driver without lowering his voice Weve got to teach them first what humor is They havent got any longhaul truck drivers be tween West Germany and West Berlin must stop at Communisl controls checked to have their freight It is often a long process Every day hundreds of Inickers have to undergo tiresome Communist ex amination of their papers and car goes They often amuse them 1 selves at the expense of the Com munist police Another truck from West Ger many roared up and the driver clambered out of his cab Man look at that baby he said as a girl in a gray Commu nist uniform approached And then loudly Na ja Igirls dont belong on customs The girl ignored him but a few minutes later she fled in anger The truck drivers partner had awakened from his sleep stepped to the ground and pinched her An Communist officer came out of the door through which the girl had disappeared He wagged his finger in warning at the truckers Some yards away another group of West German truckers loitered around vehicles being in spected by the East German guards A young East German in glass es was sounding off In a cap italistic country like West Ger many the workers always suffer Our workers are luckier than you He glared at one truck bringing chocolate to West Berlin We dont need Western influ ence propaganda and chocolate from you he said Snapped one of the West Ger man drivers Be quiet We dont want to listen to you We have to stand here all the time having our papers checked and we dont have to listen to your political nonsense too A third truck driver joined the attackon the young East Ger man Your slogans about ali you happy them for your self You tell me what you realty think and Ill see if I cant smug gle you back with us to the West The agitator stared at them He looked startled and flushed as if his secret thoughts had been tapped and brought out to the open But comrades he began The truckers laughed in his face went to their cabs and turned on their motors York governor felt it was too early for Republicans to be making commitments to poten tial candidates Other party profes s i o n I s made it plain that they felt Rockefeller to be far in front of potential rivals for the nom ination The party leadership also in cludes partisans who are con spicuousin the South of Sen Barry Goldwater of Arizona hero of the GOP conservative wing Govelect George Romney in Michigan and Govelect Wil liam W Scranton in Pennsyl vania who must face their first legislative sessions are re garded as still untested possibil ities Goldwater appears to handicapped by the same be he cant win argument that hurt the late Sen Robert A Taft in his quests for the presidential nomination National Chairman William E Miller told the party leaders that the GOP is in a much stronger position to move into the 1964 campaign despite its disappointments in the state and congressional elections last month There was some talk among the national committee mem bers of replacing Miller who is also a congressman from New York with a fulltime salaried FUND GOAL REPORTED GarfieJd School Brownies and Girl Scouts St Vincent De Puil Society Holy Family Pariih Hlek and Jean From the Breesei Meservejr Junior Feder ation Womens Club From a friend In Forest City Wally Mark David and Debbie Phoenician Club Mason Cily Assn of MeoU Assistants The Helpalot Club In memory of H E Keanlson Anonymous donor MAB Barb and Sue Anonymous contributor 1000 500 24M 1UOO 500 3 DO 400 500 1000 soo 500 14 200 45318 THE WAVS TOTAL TOTAL TO DATE STILL NEEDED GIVING DAYS LEFT Girls help Cheer Fund ERHAPS this is a pattern that will appeal to others In the list today is a contribution from the Brownies and Girl Scouts of the G arfield Body of miner sighted Rescue work continuing CARM1CHAELS Pa advance rescue team Saturday sighted the body of one of 37 min ers trapped some 650 feet under ground by a tremendous coal mine explosion The rescue party relayed word that it was still some distance from the body and identification could not be established immedi ately According to a US Steel Corp spokesman the body lay about 4000 feet from the working area or face of the tunnel where the blast erupted at pm Thurs day The discovery came in the third day of operations by specially trained eightman rescue units at the Frosty Run shaft of US Steels Robena No 3 School The money was gathered at UMXUI ItV chairman There was no evi dence that this proposal com manded widespread support On the inside Editorials page 4 The Surveyor 5 Reliaious Features 67 Clear Lake News 8 Mason City News1011 Latest Society News 13 1314 Comics 17 Business News 1819 North Iowa News 22 SAME the rate of five cents a week from each girl for the troop treasury The provision was that the money may be used any way the girls decide This year the girls decided not to use it for themselves but to help others Troop 3 Troop 50 and Troop 60 each donated Troop 99 gave S2 and troop 82 contributed Some of the troops have only five girls and some 10 or more Friday afternoon the girls gave a tea for their mothers and that occasion was used to turn the money over to the Cheer Fund Contributions Saturday also came from other children as well as from clubs and profes sional groups Customary names that have been part of this proj ect every year were in the list One gift was made in mem ory of H E Kennison who con tributed every year to the Cheer Fund in the names of Herbert Jr and grandchildren Tom mie Marie David Kathy and John Ormsby You can bring your contribu ion to the GlobeGazette Send t to CHRISTMAS CHEER Care GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa mine located about 50 miles southwest of Pittsburgh Probing cautiously with as much speed as possible in a desperate race against time the rescuers made good progress Friday night and early Saturday In one threehour period Friday night they advanced 1000 feet Officials had pointed out that there was no way of telling where any of the trapped men might be in relation to the spot where the blast occurred Leaders of the rescue operations parried questions about how long it might be before contact with the men would be made saying this was dependent on unforesee able conditions When the explosion rocked the mine the men were in aii area some two miles from the vertical entrance which extends 525 feet from the surface The rescue work has been slow and tedious due mainly to the necessity of reconstructing the air WHITE FUNERAL FOR THE OLD Whiterobed horses draw coffin of Princess Wilhel mina former Queen of The Netherlands through street in The Hague Saturday enroute to Delft for burial The Dutch mourned The Old Queen and granted her her last wish a white funeral to demon strate her faith that death is the beginning of life The Princess died Nov 28 She was 82 27inch sno X paralyzes E w Funeral set Monday for Rankin Hampton mayor HAMPTON Funeral serv irewssuy o reconstructing the rr mines ventilation system to force 1C6S for Hampton Mayor Ar E out methane gas and carbon monRankin 74 will be Monday at 2 oxide and to bring in vital fresh pm at the Methodist Church Mr Rankin who mayor here since The Rev Wayne Shoemaker Small fires and rock falls officiate Masonic rites will countered in the long corrido also be conducted at the Hampton have handicapped rescue units Cemetery Vogel Funeral Home jis in charge of arrangements FIRE CLAIMS TOTS SOUTH BEND Ind Four children were burned to death Saturday in a home fire The victims were the children of Mr and Mrs James Dover Clay township a rural area about six miles north of here had been November 1961 died Friday in a Mason City hospital Surviving are his wife two daughters Mrs Ralph Butler Marysville Mich Mrs J W Helscher Washington Iowa and 10 grandchildren Superintendent of schools here from 1923 to 1944 he served two terms in the state Legislature from 1949 to 1951 He was a charter member of the Hampton Rotary Clubbelonged to t Ire Masonic Lodge and the Meth odist Church He was a veteran orthern Ohio and western Penn sylvania tackled Saturday th monumental job of digging ou Ohio bears brunt of big blow BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS With an army of highway crew men in the vanguard residents bf CLOUDY Iowa Considerable Saturday night and Sunday with occasional snow flurries mostly east Colder Saturday night low 1520 High Sunday in the 20s Outlook for Mon day Partly cloudy and con tinued cold GlobeGazette upto8 a m Minimum At 8 a m Sunrise Sunset weather data 30 12 18 of WorldWar I He served on the city council from 1958 until named mayor was a past president of the Iowa Girls Athletic Union and of the North Central District of the Na tional Education Association He also once was superintendent of schools at Garner and Mitchell ville N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Mitchell faces bribe charge NEW YORK Joseph Mitchell the Newburgh fs 1 city manager who gained nationwide prom inence by applying stringent welfare rules there was arrested on bribery charges Mitchell was accused of asking from two Monticello N Y real estate twin to rezone property they owned in Newburgh if Dependents back at Cuba base GUANTANAMO BAY A few of the for lorn am deserted houses of this U S naval base have again the return of the first of the 2800 dependents evacuated at the height of the transport plane brought in families the vanguard of about 1400 dependents due to return before Christmas Boston has another slaying BOSTON Police in suburban Winthrop are confronted with what appears to be the eighth un solved slaying of Greater Boston women in six months The latest victim is Margaret Cadigan 17 found dead on the bedroom floor of the home she shared with her family if Borneo uprising controlled A revot for independence broke out m the darkness before dawn in this Britishprotected sultanate on the island of Borneo Britain rushed Uurkha troops from Singapore but the royal government appeared to have the uprising under con from one of the worst snowstorm in years At least 38 stormconnectec deaths were reported In Ohio alone there were 16 known deaths Thousands of motorists truck drivers and bus passengers were stranded by the storm that start ed Thursday deposited up to 27 inches of snow and sent drifts as found refuge in emergency Red deep as 20 feet The fortunate farmhouses or 0 w Cross shelters set up in public buildings Others spent 24 or more hours in their vehicles On US 21 between Akron and Cleveland where the grandtiaddy of all traffic tieups developed An ders Anderssen of Bath Ohio a truck driver told a reporter who came by with a Red Cross team that brought food and drink Ive been here since pm Thurs day and have gone exactly three miles You just sit and sleep Theres nothing else you can do That was Friday night The Ohio Highway Patrol estimated 5000 vehicles were caught in that jam over a 10mile section of hilly road south of Brecksville The problem of highway crews was complicated earlier by strong winds that sent drifts across the highway by stalled vehicles and night by a freezing later Friday rain THEYRE LAUNDRANAUTS Lou Zimmerman inside the automatic dryer and David Arking Vanderbilt University students at Nashville Tenn prepare for the greatest ride in the world for 10 cents The object of the latest college fad is to see many spins you can take ness makes you give up Zimmerman has orbited 73 times for the local rec ord The ride is in coinoperated clothes dryers with heat set at maxi mum low caught on the Pennsylvania Turnpike where a 160mile section was closed for hours Their vehicles were herded into service areas un til crews could get one lane of the turnpike open The section of turn pike was closed at pm and wasnt opened to new traffic until pm In western Pennsylvania Mrs Gertrude Hixon 25 of RD 1 Scottdale gave birth to a daugh ter in an automobile stalled in the snow Near Moundsville W Va some 25 motorists and bus passengers spent 24 hours in farmhouses along US 250 before rescuers could plow through seven miles of snow to reach them Other states hit by the heavy snow and wind were Now York Maryland and Michigan Tennes see Kentucky and Virginia also had snow In Ohio Cleveland was partiai ly paralyzed with more than 15 inches of snow Singer Flagstad is dead OSLO Norway AP Kirsten Flagstad the famed Norwegian Wagnerian soprano and former star of the Metropolitan Opera in New York died here Friday night She was 67 Until 1941 Miss Flagstad was he Mets leading Wagnerian so prano She returned home to Ger manoccupied Norway during the war to join her husband Henry Johansen a wealthy lumberman Ic died in 1945 of a lung ailment before being brought to trial on charges of economic collaboration vith the Nazis He had pleaded nnocent to the charges When Miss Flagstad returned to he United States in 1947 for a con cert tour pickets paraded outside lalls in New York Chicago and Philadelphia protesting her con duct during the war She issued a forma statement after the tour saying that she had no dealings with the Nazis and did not support them in any way Sho said the only singing she did dur ng the war was in Sweden and Switzerland neutral countries The singer announced her final retirement from the opera in 1953 n London She was quoted as ng she wanted tovretire while still able to sing her best KIRSTEN FLAGSTAD ;