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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 10, 1963, Mason City, Iowa The ntwipoper h o t m a kt i all North I CITY owans vocw Horn Edition rtf LMM ASON CITY IOWA TUiSDAY DICIMBIR It 1H3 lie CouteU Two OM Mo Ml C IS Cheer Fund off to a fast start first total of represent one1 of the bes starts in thelong history of the Christmas Chee Fund This long list includes many 4 individuals and organizations who traditionallj are among thefirst to give evi dence of their generosity anc the many good things that lifi has given them The names are familiar HEO CJub 3 Bs from St Paul Alpha Chi Chapter o Beta Sigma Phi Council of So cial Agencies H Ebee and the Friendly Birthday Club to name just a few Another contributor of long standing is the WaTanYe Club Its donation sets the pat tern for service clubs in the community The GlobeGazette is among the trailblazers too Further evidence of this will be shown when the various departments in chip inas the hat is passed All funds go immediately to the office of Family Service Inc 619 First National Bank Building Dons Bruce executive sec re tary and Mrs F S Jacobson her assistant already are be ginning the task of distribution Family Service also serves as a clearing house for those who wish to prepare Christmas bas are asked to con tacl MiSf Bruce share in tife address Christmas Cheer GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa 50401 CHEER FOND GOAL W00000 Hake and Hoe Garden Club Clufc VenUra Friendly Birtiday Club HEO Slndy Club GlobeGaictie Ca lPt WEH KNK vj RHS KEB Masoa Clly Button Club VH Clnb 3 Si Faul Minn A friend Alpia C h i Chapter Beta Sljina Fhl A Zait State Street Cbab MA8C1A Club Bnijr Bee Club Clear Lake Helpalot Club A Friend Navy Moiheri Club Council Social Acenelex ApoUo Mr and Mrs Donald E Brace in memory of mother Ban H Ebee WaTanYe Club 500 1IW 300 300 fiOOO 35M 2500 2500 liOO 1000 3000 200 200 300 1900 2M 1035 200 300 500 200 2235 300 2500 100 2500 5000 FIRST DAYS TOTAL S 17570 STILL NEEDED 2BJ4SO GIVING DAYS LEFT 12 EDITOR DIES ALTON 111 Ray Loomis 79 managing editor of the East St Louis III Journal and former night editor of the St Louis GlobeDemocrat died Monday of a stroke DynaS L W Swanson president of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce and Dr Virgil Handier president of the University of Iowa hold thedistinguished awards being presented to W Earl Hall GlobeGazette editorial consultant Text of award to Earl Hall The University of Iowa Distinguished Service Award pre sented to W Earl Hall by university president Virgil Hancher carries the following words If there is an able layman who has made a profession of being an able layman vhe is W Earl Hall In strength and clarity his editorial voice has sounded tHrough Iowa for gen erations and what he has preached he has practiced His interest and his citizen services at local state and national levels have ranged a gamut of causes in the public interest From highway safety to judicial reform from the Community Chestto Radio Free Europe from the Salvation 4rmv American Red Cross Im truly sorry he has not comfort and satisfaction frqrn believing really believing in a cause ahdf doing something a Bout Of all education is his shibboleth He has called it the one most important business in the world Education in Iowa has had its spokesmen in each generation Through these 40 years and more education has had no spokesman more persistent more uncompro mising than he His voice has become a kind of educational conscience in the state His words beseeching quality in schools and teaching have helped to strengthen that very qual ity and to improve the climate in which education of quality may flourish in Iowa Long ago he exercised the option open to every alum nus to make his university a natural and continuing part of his own life His able service as a 12year member of the Iowa State Board of Education neither began that exercise nor ended it It merely punctuated it with an exclamation His university is proud to acknowledge the leadership of his example with this Distinguished Service Award tor Sinatra duced by Hall as his dearest Wend with whom he roomed during their years at the uni versity and has been closely Calif ue a twoday hunt North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy with occasional snow and continued snow Tuesday and Wednesday Lows Tuesday nifht 510 Highs Wednesday 1615 Woather details on pago 2 STATELINE osses pushed Tuesday in the showy moun ains ringing Lake Tahoe for inger Frank Sinatra Jr re ported hostage of kidnapers His famed father kept an aroundtheclock vigil 65 miles northeast in a Reno hotel A pokesman said FBI agents had urged him to do it No demand for ransom has een reported since the 19year Id Sinatra vanished Sunday light from a motel just before lie was to go on stage at a Lake ahoe night club But John Foss a band trum playertold officers he was ftith Sinatra Jr when two gun men burst into the motel room n d that they demanded Wheres the money before agging Foss and making off nth the young singer Foss played in the band with vhich young Sinatra was ap earing There was a brief flurry of excitement Monday night when FBI agents announced they had seized six men and 18 guns 20 miles west of Lake Tahoe sibly be connected with the Sin atra case But arresting FBI agents said the two and their four alleged conspirators seized in two cars on US 50 were held only for the bank robberies Officers took Foss to view the men but he could make no pos itive identification In Reno the worried Sinatra Sr said always had a fear of kidnaping especially when the children were much younger than they are now But I thought that was all past now that theyre grown up A spokesman in his suite said Sinatra was sleepless ner vous tired worried concerned a father should Si na tr asspokesman said Atty Gen Robert Kennedy tele phoned late Monday from Washington and assured the en tertainer that the full resources of the Justice Department were available in the case Two of the men were identi fied as Joseph James Sorce 23 of El Cerrito and Thomas Patrick Keating 21 of Riverside Calif wanted for two bank robberies which netted After Sinatra Jr vanished of ficers had put outri alert say ing these two men were known Uo be in the area and might pos Citizen honors to Hall The first Leading Citizen Award by the Msfsbn City Chamberof CommercVwas pre sented Monday evening to W Earl Hall editorial consultant HI of the GWbeGazette in rec community The presentation was ClSim r president at the conclusion organizations annual j annua meeting at the Hotel Hanford If followed the formal prts entation to Hall before his fel low Mason Cityans of the Uni versity of Iowa Distinguished Service Award by Dr Virgil Hancher president of the uni versity Dr Hancher was the speaker of the evening and was intro Other picture and story on 19 Truck firm locates at Iowa Falls To employ about 70 By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director IOTA FALLS Officials of National Farm Lines a co operative trucking firni an Tuesday that it will Ipcateits major terminal and national offices here Charles Davis president of the Falls Develbpitient Corpy said work on a 20icre site on which the terminal will be located wiil start this week Ttie site is a mile north of Iowa Falls The site was purchased with raised by a fund drive from Ipwa Falls nesses and individuals Friday and Saturday National Farm Lines is owned by 29 agricultural cooperatives most of which are located it the western half of the country national offices and main terminal are located ai Oklahoma City The company is expected to employ about 70 people in Iowa Falls Ten of these wiU be in the national office 10 will work in the truck repair shop and the remaining 50 will be truck drivers The company now operate about 150 trucks The trucks haul only the agricultural prod ucts of its ownermember co operatives Howard McCormack Tfce Globes Iowa Line long wire wai nted te tefermattefl for thU article associated ever Dr Hancher since in presenting Jie award said that he never lad a brother but that he adopted Earl when they were n school together About 300 members of the Chamber attended the annual HALL Please turn to page 2 general manager McCor niack said Tuesday that the company hopes to be operating out of its Iowa Falls terminal within four months i Primaryreason the company is moving its terminal to Iowa Falls Davissaid is to handle he business of Farmbest Inc hecooperative packingplant which started operations here last week Farmbest is Jthe companys largest customer Davis said The Rational Farm Lines also will handle the hauling of prod ucts from Farmbests other packing plant located at behi son Frank Crabb general man ager of Farmbest will become a member of the board of di rectors of the National Farm Lines next week ff fc AWI VyUllOLIlllC a Gtttmg National Farm Lines Operative and a member is a byproduct of having Farmof the board of National Farm vjest locate its plant here Lines Farmbest is an affiliate best locate its plant Davis said National ya O Lines sees the location of its Assn Kansas City Cancels space craft Says its not worth money BULLETIN ELUSIVE FLIGHT A still in tact of the illfated Pan Amer ican flht ican flight 2Jf Hopperpf plane was enrbute to Phila when it crashed killing 81 Inside i The Globe Editorials Clean Lake news 6 Society news 121 Sports news 15H North Iowa news 17 Latest markets 18 Mason City news 1819 Comics 22 Farm news 23 transit timetable 24 Classified pages 2425 terminal at Iowa Falls the first step toward expanding its opera tion to the East he added Davis and Dale Jackson a member of the board of direc tors of the Iowa Falls Develop ment Corp were in Kansas Monday to make final ar with McCormack and F R Olmsted general oiinsel for Consumers Co T I AO Mil d JLiai Cl LV Farm of the Consumers CoOperative Globe offers 1st book with behindscenes story of Kennedy assassination American newspapers printed thousands of words on the as sassination of President John F Kennedy one of the top news stories of the century Now that story from begin ning to end as it was carried on the United PressInterna tional news service wires is being made available in book form Condensed into approximately 128 pages by the UPIand editors of American Heritage magazine the book will have a preface by Bruce Catton his torian and senior editor of American Heritage Titled Four Days the His torical Record of President Kennedys Death it will be of fered to GlobeGazette readers at a prepublication rate of a volume It will become avail able in January while the books will not appear in retail stores until some time in February The GlobeGazette has ordered n limited number of the first edition to be delivered in early January Orders will be filled on a firstcome firstserved basis either by mail or at the GlobeGazette business office The hardcover volume will be printed on coated paper and will include both blackand white and color photos Its size will be by 11 inches the standard American Heritage format The entire story as it was seen and recorded by United Press Internationalstaff writers and photographers will be con tained in the one volume Planes is ELKTON Md AP The tragedy of Clipper 214 moved Tuesday into a mopup search o a cornfield and the opening o a misshapen metal box field just north of Elk ton still lay scattered pieces oi wreckage and some of the re mains of 81 persons who per ished Sunday night in the ex plosion and fiery crash of a Pan American World Airways jet plane In the box was the flight re corder carried by the fouren gine Boeing 707 on its last ride Officials fauitly hoped it might yield some clue to the cause of he disaster one of the worst n the history of civil 3ut they said the recorder about of a box camera was so badly battered that its story might be lost The instrument whichcharts the planes speed direction altitude and encoun ered gusts of found Monday v Di4 lightning as some eye witnesses said really strike the plane as it bucked an electrical stormnear the end of its flight from Puerto Rico to Philadel phia Or was it a bomb Or air urbulence Federal investigators said it vas too early to rule out any of these possibilities White Sox sell Fox to Houston CHICAGO Chi cago White Sox have an nounced the sale of veteran baseman Nelson Fox to the Houston Colts The club said the deal was made for an undisclosed amount of cash Fox was the American L e a 9 u es most valuable playtr in 1959when he led the Sox to first pennant in 40 years POLARIS SUCCESS CAPE KENNEDY Fla AP Polaris A3 submarine missile scored its 15th success n its last 16 launchings Mon day night WASHINGTON United States announced plans Tuesday to launch V manned orbiting laboratory into space in 1967 or early 1964 Defense SecretaryRobert s McNamara announced the project at a surprise news conference He also confirmed that me Air Forces Dyna Soar manned spacecraft proj will be canceled Dec 15 By FRED S HOFFMAN AP Military Writer WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnsons reported decision to cancel the DynaSoar manned spaceglider project deals a dou ble blow to the Air Forces mil itaryinspace ambitions rlt seemingly dooms what Air Force has tagged as criti cal series of experiments lead ing to eventual maimed space warships But its broader implications could be more ominous to the Air Force been regard Jiastrong mil Force advocates thougHttheyhadlrea soh More sympa thetic frpnr him than frm Pjesident Kennedy action underscores Johnsons apparent determination to hold down on defense spending to keep it next year close to or below this years level of between bil lion and billion Officially the Defense Depart ment and the White House re fused to comment oh areport by the trade publication Missile Space Daily that the defense budget for the coming fiscal year would omit funds for the DynaSoar However informants indicat ed that Johnson accepted the recommendation of Secretary of Defense Robert S McNama who has exhibited grave loubts shice last spring that he space ghder project was worth what it would cost to com plete it According to current figures longress has appropriated million for the DynaSoar since 1959 Of this about million could be recaptured Overall the Air Force has estimated it would cost more hari million to complete he DynaSoar work by 1968 with he first of a planned 20 flights nto orbit due in 1965 The main economy move which Pentagon experts clearly credit to Johnson is the planned slash of 25000 from the Defense lepartments civilian worker orce by mid1965 plus a 15per cent cut in hiring of foreign nationals and a reduction of overseas headquarters staffs and military aid missions abroad The 25000 reduction in civilian payroll to a ceiling 997000 could yield savings o about million This alone would justify John ons forecast of several hun dred million less in defense pending The President spoke f such savings this year but entagon experts say he must lave meant in the coming 1965 iscal year SAME 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