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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1963, Mason City, Iowa nwspoper thot moktt oil North lowons 3LO MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY 4 E Home Edition UOe eopyThU rf No kidnapers found dead in bed Victims of fire need Cheer Fund DETROIT Blues The death of Miss Washing ton 37 came as she and her R EJE N TAnew professional foot TIVES Dick Night Train zations fw hie h Lane had been preparing for a were directly infamily Christmas celebration volvejd in t hi s Miss two sons costly fire by former marriages George in downtown MaJenkins 18 and Robert Gray en have son 15 arrived home only Fri generous day night j rw JnristlPas With her Miss Cheer Fund both Washington had picked up the donations arrived in the mail an boys at Detroit Metropolitan ft if flames flrst Airport on their arrival from Boston where toey a son made contributions to the Christmas uvaujii tmeic uie Gifts usually are reported the preparatory school same day they are received An exception was made in this case to make a point National Frorn the1 Mason City Fire Fighters Assn we gratefully acknowledge the receipt of Members of this organization repeatedly have seen thev dis comfort and personal loss of persons who were forced from their homes and apartments by fires The fact that the most recent 1Iaze happened during the fes tive Christmas season offers a deeper feeling to the firemens in jHiredlywill their time of need Reaching the gift center with this letter was an anonyiHbui donation of Attached was slip of paper s say From s a friend It closed in anenvelope bearing a local firms ODay Co name Mode The Mode ODay retail store was one of the business places 1 gutted by the firei From Home Room 207 at Roosevelt School came a gift Hildred Potwin teacher said last May the students voted to turn over the remainderof their treasury to the Cheer Fund Cooperation such as this will assure the reaching of our goal but your generosity is of para mount importance too Bring your gift to the GlobeGazette or send it to f CHRISTMAS CHEER GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa 50402 CHEER FUND GOAL KtgMM PREVIOUSLY REPORTED 104338 Room 207 Rooserelt Junior High School 500 CroninDexler Auxiliary s DO Karen Sandn John loo Marr Kielly 300 Jim McNamara Davenport 300 CHM 2509 Friendly Neighbor Club Menenrey Jjtf Pleasant Ridge Womens Clnb IOM Mason City Fire Ftfhten Assn uoo Mode ODay Friend Thornton Federated Club 509 A Allison Friend 100 Mrs PhyllU E Stems In Biemory Mxrtln L i IflM Frank and Rosalie Xohler 5W MrsRalph Timm Thornton In Memory Grandpa 509 Thornton Friend Sta Sindy Saxy and tTOL Clnb Rick Jean and Ron Amy and t OB Business and Professional Womens Club Linda Patty and Merrill Thompson Iowa Keith WormhMU Anonymous flftfl rmi soo 300 J775 200 lM THE DAYS TOTAL I 17325 TOTAL TO DATE STItL NEEDED GIVING DAYS LEFT ONLY t Dinah Washington was found deadin her home Saturday Police said thecause of death was not immediately deter mined but that Miss Washington may have taken an overdose of a sedative A bottle of un marked piHs was found beside her bed star halfback of the Football League De troit Lions and Miss Washing ton were married last July Because of his wifes death Lane was expected to passup Bolivian tin miners fV o LA4 munistled general mobilizationinj their mountain stronghold Saturday still refusing to re lease four Americans and other holdingt them for more than aweek admirers of Cubas Fidel Castro guarded windswept passes in the CataviSigloVeinte mining 150 nulejs Southeast of La Paz with smuggled weap ons of Communist make s The miners started the mili tary buildup after President Vic tor Paz Estenssoro Friday night rejected an offer from his left ist vice president Juan Lechin boss of the tin miners union to resign in exchange for the re lease of two Communist union leaders jailed by the govern ment on criminal charges Lechin said the miners were willing to free the hostages as part of the deal Lechin leader of a dissident faction in Paz Estenssoros gov ernment party returned from Catavi Friday Paz Estenssero who has shunned a military showdown in an effort to avoid bloodshedre fused Lechirisdemand for the immediate1 withdrawal of 3300 government troops and police massed at Oruro 30 miles north of the mining area He said the troops would remain at Oruro until the captives are released Argentines want Peron MADRID m The Argentine government has asked Spain to extradite Juan D Peron to face a 7Wyearpld charge of seduc ing the janitors teenage daugh ter during his last two years as Argentinas dictator Peron was not available for comment Sundays game at Chicago be tween the Lions and the Chi cago Bears which will help set tle the NFLs Western Division championship Lane said he and Dinah famed nightclub and television star had gone to b e d after watching television in their pa jamas following their arrival home with George and Robert The buzzing of the television set in their bedroom awakened Lane about am he said and found Dinah uncori 7V 1 y DINAH WASHINGTON two new regimes For Honduras Dominican WASHINGTOF AP The United States has decided to recognize the revolt born re gimes of Honduras and the Do minican Republic in view of their declared intentions eventu ally to restore democratic gov ernments to their countries An announcement is due Satur day Informants said the John son administration concluded the United States has achieved about all it could expect to get from the withholding of diplo matic recognition from the two regimes v i i The Central American country of Honduras is ruled byr a mili tarychief of state Col Oswaldo Lopez Arellano who seized pow er inearly October The Dominican Republic a Caribbean island country is governed byx ja civilian junta r in following military overthrow ot the eleqted govern ment ofPresident Juan Bosch in late September Both Hie Dominican and Hon duran regimes publicly officials here saidjthat vt r B C Rosi Dr Rosslater pronounced Miss Washington dead detective William Chubb of the homicide squad said the bottle of pills was a prescription from a West Coast tour Mrs Ethel Harrison 67 who lives at the Lane home on De troits West Side said Dinah took pills for a nervous condi tion She probably took too many accidentally Mrs Harrison said MrsHarrison a restaurant cook said she was positive Miss Washington would not have tak en an overdose intentionally She said the singer had been in good spirits after her return from the coast Dinah who reportedly earned as high as a year grew up inChicago and started her singing career as a girl She was then Ruth Jones h er given name Shebecame Dinah Washington as her singing gave promise of future success Both Miss Washington and Lane are Negroes Inside The Globe Editorials 4 Newman Surveyor 5 Church news 47 Society news 1011 North news 12 Sports news 1314 Clear Lake news 15 Latest markets U Mason City news 1617 Comics II Building news M21 Classified pages 2223 How were the first Christmas stories composed There were four writers who re corded the tale of the first Christmas Each of these drew their information from a sep arate source still the stories were basically the same Read the Associated Press re markable account of the first Christmas re corded in history in a fivepart ing in the next issue of the Globe on page three civilian governments in pbw c o e stitutional1 rule theUnited position that dir Ibma tic t had been the the legally con stituted goyerriment It recalled its ambassadors cutoff aid It is understood that Ambas sador JohtrBarUow Martin will shortly return to the Ddminican Republic and Ambassador Charles R Burrows will go back to his post in Honduras The loot JOHN IRWIN BARRY KEENAN JOSIPH AMSLER the accused Sinatra loot is found Question rtien in Los Angeles HOLLYWOOD Frank iSinatra Jr kidnaps ing case first in Hollyr wopd history was broken today with the arrest of three men and recovery of nearly all of the ransom money Thank God its said Frank Sinatra J3r spending his fourth night at the home of his former wife Nancy The parents knowing a break was im minent wecei reported sweatingit out with young Frank 19 and his sisters Mrs Nancy Sands 23 and Tina 16 v The three suspects wereiden tified in an announcement re leased here and in Washington as John W Irwin 42 of Holly wood Barry 23 of Los Angeles and Joseph Clyde Amsler 23 of Playa Del Rey a suburban beach town The FBI said all three will be charged with kidnaping If con victed they will face a possible maximum sentence of life im prisonment Keenan and Amsler were held atthe office in Los Angeles white Jrwjn was by the Christmas The USi Supreme Court said no compulsory prayer but they didnt say no Christmas in the public schools At least thats how school of ficials across the country inter pret what the court said an As Last sparks of big fire are dead The last sparks of the fifce at the 1st NW and Federal fire scene were put out Friday after noon Firemen spent the day rooting through debris to make sure no embers remained that could be whipped into flame by wind At fire department request policemen checked the scene periodically through Friday night but no flame rekindled Saturday the burnedout ice Covered buildings stood silent with barricades in place to keep persons back in case of falling icicles or debris The GlobeGazette in its last issue incorrectly identified one of the burnedout families as that of John McCuskey Actual ly it is the William McCIuskey family which was evacuated in the lyght The family was able to move back Friday afternoon into its apartment above Fred dies Restaurant McCIuskey was the one who was awakened by smoke and was first to re port the fire before dawn Thurs day sbciated Press survp showed Saturday Teachers and children were happily decorating trees hang ing rehearsing carols planning pageants and even building Nativity scenes The only dispute in officialdom was whether the religious as pect of Christmas should or could be eliminated or played down Allagreed that sectarianism had no place in a school Christ mas celebration but there was some doubt about what is sec tarian Fire destroys trailer home in Charles Gity CHARLES CITY Fire de stroyed the trailer home of the John Patton family forcing them into subzero cold early Saturday Only Mr and Mrs Patton were at home when the fire broke out apparently from an overheated oil heater Their three teenaged children were away Patton a restaurant operator was able to save in cash and checks from his business The familys other possessions were lost GEN PARTINE DEAD BUENOS AIRES Wl Gen Btsilio Parting 84 a member of the general staff of the Ger man army in World War I died Friday after a heart attack Charles Spain superintendent of schools in Albuquerque NM said Nativity scenesmight be construed as sectarian but would not forbid them The New York State Education Department said school Christ mas activities should be con ducted asi exercises andteachers should not attempt to draw religious connotations from them In Colorado some schools soft pedalled the religious motif this year A Denver junior high add ed a Buddhist hymnto the usu al carols One Colorado principal said his school would have a holiday program rather than a Christ mas pro g r am because his school is an educational insti tution not a religious one In Illinois State Superintend ent of Public Instruction Ray Page called recognition of Christmas an accepted cus tom in public schools although all programs are voluntary and pupils who ask are excused Shopping days til Christmas and Dad i i Big Four ministers start talks PARIS Western Big Four foreign ministers began a round of talksSaturday prior to thei first NATO conference since the assassination of Presi dent John Fv Kennedy i The threeday conference of thesismember alliance opens Monday but Secretary of State Dean Rusk planned preliminary consultations Saturday with his French British andWest Ger man counterparts on such prbb lemsas Southeast Asia Berlin and overall East West rela tions v US informants said troubled relations between the United States and Cambodia probably would bebrought up at a meet ing between Rusk Britains For eign Secretary Richard A But ler and Frances Foreign Secre tary Maurice Couve de Mur ville France has indicated a will ingness to meet Cambodias re quest for aid following the Southeast Asian countrys re jection of further US assistant lastmonth DESEGREGATES JEFFERSON C I T Y Tenn Newman College Friday became the 14th South ern Baptist college to desegre gate its facilities North Iowa Weather outlook Weather details on page 2 Clearing with diminishing winds Saturday afternoon but continued cold Cloudy cold Sunday Lows zero to 5 below Saturday Highs Sunday 1C to 15 above V speculation that he have been planning to cross the bor der into Keenan by was graduated from University High School in the samerdass as the younger Sinatras Bister Nancy The father of the victim who had obeyed FBIA orders like a good soldier during the 54 hours his son was held by the kidnap ers was lavish in his praise for the federal men i r Credit must go to the FBI for a masterful operation said the internationally famous sing er and Oscarwinning actor One report that Sinatra had recognized the kidnapers through telescopic movies taken at the early morning dropoff of the ranspm money f dis counted by a source close to the case who asked that his name not be used The FBI was interested in only one thing from last Sunday night when young Frankwas abducted until his safe return early Wednesday morning and that was his personal welfare They took no pictures nor did anything else that would have jeopardized his s a f e t the source added The FBI statement said this was thesequence of events Young Sinatra was kidnaped at gunpoint from his room at Harrahs Club motel Stateline Nev by two men shortly after 9 pm Dec 8 1963 At the following after noon the victims father re ceived a telephone call at a Reno Nev hotel A male voice told him the kid was all right and he should expect another call the next The second call was received at am Dec 10 On this occasion Mr Sinatra was per mitted to speak briefly with his son Less than three hours later a spokesman for the gang called again and instructed Sinatra to go from his Reno hotel room to SINATRA Pfease turn to Page 2 SAME DATE1H2577 BUek ;