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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 12, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowa Daily Newspaper tdtod for 0N CITY GLOBE The newspaper that makes all North I o Wans neighbors HOME EDITION VOL 100 fntt tad Uniud FtiU MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 12 1961 7e a Copy Paper Consists of Three One No Attacks UN force by air LEOPOLDVILLE The Congo UVUnidentified aircraft at tacked Elisabelhville Airport four times before dawn Tuesday dropping 26 bombs without damaging UN installations the UN command announced The UN headquarters in the Katanga capital also came under heavy attack during the night the UN spokesman said om Katangan mortar batteries cated on a ridge west of the eadquarters building The spokesman said he did not now the origin or type of the ircraft that attacked the airport SI billion market up for grabs Auto exhaust device sought By CLYDE FARNSWORTH New York Herald Tribune News Service NEW YORK Air pollution is back in the news following a de cision by car makers to install device in the 1963 models to re duce crankcase fumes Meanwhile at least nine com panies are working on products that will purify automotive ex haust gases The crankcase is the source o as much as 40 per cent of the hy drocarbon emissions of motor ve hides The rest comes fromthe exhaust A market estimated as high a million will open up in Cali fornia alone for the makers of th exhaust purification devices Cali fornia Jaw requires that after twt of the exhaust devices have been certified new cars within one year and all cars and trucks withii three years must install one Th state has 8 million cars No one knows what the fina Cost will be of products approve by the Aboard American Machin one of the nine com panies claims the installed pric of its device will be under S60 The recent announcement b the Automobile Manufacturers As sociation dealt with what is know in the trade as a blbwby devic which removes the fumes comin from an auto crankcase Curren ly General Motors AC Spark Plu division has the only device ap proved by the California board vand it has been put on all car built for California sales since th fall of 1960 The device is fairly inexpensive if more than one plane made ic attack Bombs were dropped ver a fivehour period beginning On General Motors cars it costs around Sold in kit form for installation on used cars it aver ages with another to in installation costs Although there will be a sizable market for these crankcase de vices it is clear that the really big market will be in the exhaust purification products There are nine currently under test in Cali fornia For the most part there are two types of exhaust devices Di rect flame afterburners and cata lytic converters They both re The Katana mission in Brus els said the United Nations at acked President Moise Tshom es residence a veritable strong old in Elisabethville It was not lear whether the attack referred 0 4 shelling or an attack by lanes Two Indian Gurkha troops were illed and one wounded in the at ack on the UN headquarters rie United Nations announced It aid this brought UN casualties 1 the Katanga operation to 10 lead 37 wounded and 13 missing Katangan casualties are un tnown but Gen Sean McKeown he Irish commander of UN orces in the Congo estimated hem at 50 to 60 dead At UN headquarters in New York Indian Brig IJ Rikhye SecretaryGeneral U Thants military adviser told a lews conference UN forces had captured a secret Katangan plan Irawn up by French mercenaries Ahich included the dynamiting of he huge Union Miniere copperco alt complex in Katanga if UN forces joined with the central Con go army in an offensive to end the provinces secession Rikhye said the plan also was o be used if the Congo army at tempted an invasion alone and thatKatanga army units already had employed other parts of the plan in theT weekoldj fighting with UN troops in Elisabethville Wife refuses to let husband take tax rap alone KANSAS CITY Mo am not going to let my husband go to jail alone when it is my fault If he is guilty so am I Mrs John F Byrne attractive nother of four made that state ment Monday after insisting on pleading guilty to a federal charge of evading in in come taxes for 195657 Byrne developer of a chain of restaurants and his wife were in dicted April 3 Calvin Hamilton assistant US district attorney offered to drop the charge against Mrs Byrne if Byrne would plead guilty Mrs Byrne refused although her hus band pleaded guilty I have always kept the books in our tax matters she said I kept all the records and I am not going to let my husband take the 20 reading in forecast GlobeGazette photos by Musscr A REAL the pup popped out of the front door of his Mason City home Tues day plowed into a snowdrift top and then emerged with eyes wide open Better than a cold shower to start the he opined Butchie tis owned by Mr and Mrs Martin Rybnikar 902 Kentucky SE Holiday at rural schools A large percentage of North Iowas school children had a holiday Tuesday to enjoy the new snow Their elders mean while shoveled and fought it on the sidewalks driveways streets and highways Schools were open in Mason City and some of the other larger communities in North Iowa but those schools with a large percentage of rural stu dents remained closed as the buses stayed in the garages The Mason City district office of the Iowa Highway Commis sion reported all primary high ways open to twoway traffic despite 5 to 8 inches of new snow and an accumulation of at least a foot throughout the northeast corner of the state North Iowa Clearing and colder Tuesday night lows 1020 vbe low Mostly fair and cold Wed nesday highs 710 Iowa Clearing and cold Tues day night lows 1020 below Fair and cold Wednesday highs near 10 Further outlook Partly cloudy and not quite so coldThursday Minnesota Fair and cold Highs Wednesday 210 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Tuesday Maximum Minimum Precipitation Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 4 0 5 snow 31 5 If the wind would die down said Arlie P Christensen dis t r i c t maintenance engineer the highways would be normal right away He said the small iast trucks were able to keep the roads open to twoway traf fic through the night in spite of the wind and drifting He reported 5 inches of snow in Em met County the west bor der of the district and 8 inches at the Mississippi River Early morning temperatures repbrtec to him were 4 below zero at Es therville and 8 above at the river The Federal Aviation Agencys weather station at the Mason City Municipal Airport said thereis little chance of the wind dying before evening The forecast was for 18mileanhour northwest winds gusts until 5 pm and strong Photofax CAT ON COLD TIN Siamese cat owned by Mrs Roy Ricketson Lubbock Tex views with distaste the ice artistry that covered many places in the Lone Star state The feline stayed on the roof of the car just long enough to find an easy way down semble and replace the muffler and in most cases are fastened to the exhaust pipe although some are placed under the cars hood The chief engineering problem is to burn up the exhaust gasolineair mixture which has been rejected by the auto engine The afterburners are equipped with spark plugs which ignite the fumes The converters use a cata lytic agent which speeds up oxi dation hence increases the temp erature of the fumes until they burn The direct flame devices have an advantage of a brief warmup time and long life The catalyst in most converters must be re placed or rejuvenated after 12000 to 15000 miles of driving American Machine Foundry estimates the life span of its de vice at 50000 miles or three to three and onehalf years Frankly said Arthur I Bar her new product manager for AMF it lasts too long Were afraid theyll be pulled out of th junkyards Universal Oil Products estimate its muffler lifeat two years In stalled cost would be about above the cost of a regular muff ler with replacement runnin about the same How much do cars actually con tribute to the impurities in th air This of course varies from place to place But in Los Angeles Smith Griswold smog control ficer estimates cars contribute per cent of the carbon monoxide 71 per cent of the hydrocarbon and 60 per cent of the nilroge the air blame without me N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Fatal accident near Iowa Falls IOWA FALLS Webb Hobert toner 64 Iowa Falls was atally injured Monday when his ar skidded out of control and ollided a truck on snow acked U S 20 about two miles vest of here Stoner died in a hospital about n hour after the crash The truck driver Dale La erne Sorensen 39 Alden was ot hurt IKE HONORED WAYNE Pa Eisenhower was awarded the American Patriots medal of the Freedoms Pounda ion Monday Following the pre sentation he helped lay the cor nerstone of the Martha Washi ngton building at the foundation center in Valley Forge Airliners agree to merge WASHINGTON Continental and National Airlines announced their boards of directors have agreedin principle tomerge the two carriers It still must be approved by the Civil Aeronautics Board and shareholders and creditors of both airlines Soviet charge ludicrous WASHINGTON US officials accused Rus sia of a ludicrous attempt to discredit West Ger man Gen Adolf Heusinger and thereby diminish the effectiveness of West Germany in the NATO alliance The accusation was the immediate reaction to the Russian demand for extradition of Heusinger from Washington to Moscow as a war criminal shopping days left Top cop on griddle BOSTON Gov John A Volpe announced he woald move to oust Boston police commissioner Leo J Sullivan in the wake of disclosures of Alleged wide spread racketeering and underworld links with police and legislators Eichmann linked to Lidice JERUSALEM An Israeli court found Adolph Eichmann responsible for the death of the 93 children of Lidice Czechoslovakia after that town was wiped out by the Nazis in World War II The threejudge court which Monday found Eichmann guilty on four charges which may send him to the gallows for the wartime extermination of Jews continued its reading of the decision and found the former Nazi officer guilty on all 15 counts of the indictment against him Protesting youths arrested ALBANY Ga About 400 Negro youths were arrested here when they staged a protest against the earlier arrest of 11 freedom riders County roads were open but there was drifting in protected areas All plows were in opera tion Air Lines Inc in Ma son City reported its Tuesday morning flight for Chicago which originates in Mason City was canceled The Monday eve ning flight from Chicago which supplies the plane for the morn ing flight out of Mason City was canceled leaving the line without a plane at Mason City The Tuesday morning plane from Omaha going north landed at the Mason City airport 45 minutes late It was due in Ma son City at am and landed at am It had a 47 minute takeoff delay at Omaha and did not slop at the Fort Dodge airport It was expected that the re mainder of the flights Tuesday would be on schedule The Jefferson Transportation Co reported its Tuesday morn ing bus from the north an hour and ahalflate due to weather conditions and a frozen water line All buses Tuesday morn ing started out from Mason City on time Schedules were ex pected to he maintained throughout the day All morning trains on the Rock Island Lines and the Chicago Great Western railroad were running about an hour late Tuesday morning The M St L division of the Chicago North Western rail way reported its first morning freight about 30 minutes late The northbound from Peoria was operating about on time The Milwaukee Road reported morn ing trains a little late but not in any difficulty Remove cars to help snow crews The police and street deparl ments in Mason City issued new appeal to drivers to ge their cars off the streets so tha plows can work City ordinanc requires that cars be off un plowed streets for 48 hours afte snowfall and some hav been plowed in at curbs sine Friday night Police working with the street men had five vehicles towed from streets about Monday mid night and more are to be towed Street crews which had workedjust about around the clock since early Saturday were pulled off the streets for a time Monday night when drift ing was so bad that no headway was made About 500 truckloads of snow have been hauled from the down town area with each load rep resenting 8 to 10 cubic yards of the white stuff Snow is general in Iowa A swirling snowstorm that piled another halffoot of snow on Iowa ended Tuesday but stinging cold remained The icy air was expected to plunge temperatures to 10 to 20 below zero over the stale by Wednesday morning The snow whipped in to drifts by strong north winds clogged country roads made trav el on primary highways hazard ous and slowed transportation in the cities Blowing snow reduced visibility on the open highways Mason City has 13 inches of snow on the ground Boone HVi inches Fort Dodge and Dubuque 11 Cedar Rapids and Council Bluffs 10 Waterloo and Spencer 9 DCS Moincs Lenox and Ottum a 8 Iowa City and Sioux City Lamoui 6 Davenport arid Bur ington 3 Temperatures were well below reezing during the storm tha tarted Monday and swept across he state during the night Highs Monday ranged from 4 a Mason City to 16 at Davenpor and Burlington CHRISTMAS CHEEK FUND PREVIOUSLY REPORTED 5IB16 A friend nOO From a physician friend 2500 Slate Policemens Association Auxiliary Unit No 18 SflO Or a nd rn a XM Midland Club A Mason City Industry Silent partners Renalssancians Study Club Tlic Third Monday Nightcrs D J The U Go I Co Club JOII 5000 500 50O 1000 THE DAYS TOTAlS UBUI TOTAL TO DATE S 4B STILL NEEDED GIVING DAYS LEFT 1ft On ffie Inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 8910 1314 Latest Markets 16 Mason City News 1617 Clear Lake News 1819 Comics 22 North Iowa News 26 AUTO MAKER DIES DETROIT Louis G Hupp formerly associated with hi brother Robert in the Hupp Motor Car Co maker of th Huppmobilc died Monday afte a long illness The Highway Patrol said tha lighways vary from normal i stretches to 100 per cent ice anc snowpacked The new coldsnow belt w general across the Midwest there was violent weather in oth parts of the nation Southland communities cleanec up the litter left by tornadoes which injured four persons in Lou isiana Alabama and Mississippi Parts of northwest Georgia had weathered more than 10 inches of rain in three clays A total of 93 deaths were blamed n the threeday storm siege As the snow moved eastward ic temperature plunged to 35 be1 ow at Havre Mont 19 below at Goodland Kan 15 below at both harden City and Hill City Kan nd 12 below at Dalhart Tex Stole nothing is left HILLSIDE NJ wom an cashier of a loan company who ias embezzling about 1185000 says she spent the money oolishly and doesnt have a pen ny left M iss Cheer Fund in need of spurt HE streets are thronged these days and the shops filled with men women and children happily engaged in buying Christ mas presents or their loved ones Its a joy ous sight and one that gives the onlooker a lift But this has to Theresa Barrasso 29 Belleville an em ploye of the Hillside Loan Co e remembered There are scores and scores who cannot go Christmas shopping for a va riety of un employment poverty death of the o name a few It isfor these people that we arc making an appeal for gifts 16 tHe Christmas Cheer Fund Where could you find a worthier cause We hope many generous souls will glance at the list above and decide it js time to increase the of giving The goal of 3000 is needed to provide the help required for the needy served by Family Service the agency that administers the fund Family Service work is directed by Doris Bruce execu tive secretary and her assis tant Mrs F S Jacobson Offices of Family Service now are located on the sixth floor the First National Bank Building The largest gift in the list above came from one of the citys industries Employes in some industrial and commer cial establishments arc report ed collecting gifts for the fund We hope others will follow their example The enclosed check was told police Monday she had tak en from to weekly from loan collections during the past five years She said she used the money to buy gifts for herself her boy friend and other relatives and friends ready and waiting for the carol ers Sunday evening wrote one donor whose identity isnt shown in the above list If they were on our street we didnt hear them We had our porch light on hoping they would take it as a signal to come to the door Thank you for giving us opportunity to share our bless ings with others through the Cheer Fund No doubt there are many oth ers who were missed in Sunday nights Carokade The severe cold and icy streets cut down he number of participants so the city wasnt covered in the iamer that had been planned We hope to hear from many others who have not yet had an opportunity to participate in the Cheer Fund contribution from someone identified as Grandma had this note attached merrier for some THREE DIE IN FARM Photofax aim a SAME SftCetT Department Blxek Means Death is Hait 21 Hoars futile stream of truckcarried water at flames which engulf the Lester Scholl farm home near New Ulm Minn The house was levelled as the water ran out Recovered from the ruins were bodies of Andrew Scholl 89 his 72yearold wife and Vicky Scholl 9 their granddaughter Lester Scholl his wife and their three other children fled safely but Scholl reported they lost everything and had no insurance this will help Christmas for children Grandma can be assured her will help some children as will contributions from others Only 10 giving days remain The Cheer Fund will close Sat urday Dec 23 at which timo we hope the goal will have been reached Send or bring your gifts to the GlobeGazette Send it to CHRISTMAS CHEER Care Mason City ;