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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 17, 1963, Mason City, Iowa UNITED NATIONS NY UPI irPresident Johnson told the peoples of the world Tuesday that a bereaved America faces the new year determined to snake a reality of world peace civU and human wel fare v The United States wants san ity security and peace for all and above Johnson said in a speech prepared for delivery to the UN General Assembly The President asked the dele gates to carry that message home to their countrymen from a nation sobered by tragedy united in sorrow renewed in spirit We meetin a time of mourn ing but in a moment of rededi cationVJohnson said His na tionally televised appearance was his firit before the UN since the assassination of Johp Kennedy thrust him into the U S presidency on Nov 22 Johnson said be was sure Ken nedy would regard as his best memorial the fact that in his three years as President the world became a little safer and the way ahead a little brighter To the protection and en largement of this hew hope for peace I pledge my country and its government Johnson de clared i He called for a once and for all end to the cold war and a worldwide new era of hope for conquest of mankinds age 7000 agents guard Jobnson NEW YORK York save maximum security to Johnson Tuesday with the aid of the United Nations 250man security force Probably BO visitor to the Soviet Premier been so carefully guarded as the successor to assassinated President John F Kennedy was Tuesday o So complete was the shield of city police federal agents and Secret Service men that few New Yorkers got a glimpse of the chief executive during his fourhour visit An estimated 7000 men including the UN guards were assigned to protect Johnson old enemies hunger poverty ignorance and disease The said that in the death of Kennedy the U S has lost a great organ ization has lost a great world peace has lost a great champion But John Kennedy was the author of new hope for man kind he declared hope which was shared by a whole new generation of leaders in every we must not now let grief turn us away from that hope The President said he had come to the General Assembly to make it unmistakably clear that the assassins bullet which took Kennedys life did not al ter his nations purpose We are more than ever op posedto doctrines of hate and our own land and around the world Johnson said We are more than ever com mitted to the rule of our own land and around the world We believe more than ever in the rights of man all men of every our own land and around the world And more than ever we sup port the United Nation as the best instrument yet devised to promote the peace of the world and the wellbeing of mankind But Johnson s a i d the UN must be a workshop for con structive action not a forum for abuse The President said the world body had not achieved the highest of hopes that some had held at its birth There has been too much success to become obsessed with failure he said pointing JOHNSON turn to 2 North Iowas Daily Newspaper for the Home The newspaper that makes all North I o w a n s n e i g h b o r s CITY GLOBEGAZETTE ff Home Edition VOL AMOcUted Preu United international Full MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 17 1W3 UOc a Paper of Two No 267 We could destroy Russia McNarnara i i aw enters its final week FTER a i fast start the tempo of giv ing tbVthis years Christmas Cheer fFUnd has slack ened We are barely at the half way Along road r entrains ahead if we are to goal of by the day before Spine MasoCOity families are in need of encouragement cheer and counseling during this holiday Miss Doris Bruce executive secretary J 6f whidi administers 1 the Ja writing orders food their little ones Christmas i Day Merchandise also is beinjg cepted Such gifts will be listed on the final day v i School borhooHf GirlJScouts brought fa halfdozen saCks of stuffed toys and canned1 goods to the Joffice of Family Service They repre sent the fruits of a special proj ect to help the more unfortu nate among us Gratefully acknowledged is a donation from An Arkansas Friend a regular giver as well as a number of organiza tions and individuals We all must take note that there are onlyisbc giving days left as the deadline for the Cheer Fund will be 10 am Dec 24 A lot of giving must be done before then Bring your gift to the Globe Gazette or send it to CHRISTMAS CHEER Mason City Iowa 50402 CHEEK FUND GOAL M9WM JREVIOUSIT EEPORTEn SOMBER CHRISTMAS MOOD The Christmas scene on historic Boston Common this year has this sign set amidst a tableau of a shepherd and his Photofax flock A manger scene is in center background with State House in far right A Order nf Kahibaw Assem bly 45 Joyce Kilmer Club Wom Missionary League Jim Doreki Circle E Bernlee Leffler An Friend WeaUrs F r a t Asia MS Fred W Krtfeier Jndy THE DAYS TOTAL 200 2M 3M Widow Baker split cash Boosts of US might Cites strong free world PARIS Secre tary Robert S McNamara said Tuesday the awesome might of the growing US atomic arsen C f iVi l al could destroy Russian society if the WeSt1sverxwaslsubjected to nuclear surprise attack He also said the North Atlan tic Alliance is to fight a conventional war with the Soviet Union without plung ing the immediately into a nuclear conflict McNamara told the minister ial meeting of the North Atlan tic Treaty Organization that new appraisals of Eastern and Western military strength showed that the West is able to take care of itself in any war Mtle or big McNamara challenged the conventional picture of a world in which the West was so hope lessly outnumbered and jnit gunned by hordes of Commu nists that Western military lead ers would have to fall back at once on nuclear weapons in case of attack In his speech relayed to cor respondents by briefing officers McNamara put the American case for a multitude of possible Western responses to Commu nists ranging all the way from small local engagements to nu clear war 1 M25 TOTAL TO DATE STILL NEEDED GIVING DATS LEFT ONLT S WASHINGTON AP A blonde widow toH Senate in vestigators Tuesday that she and her husband split a stock profit with Robert G Bakeif even though the former Senate aide invested no money of his own Mrs Gertrude C Trudy Novak testified about the trans action as the Senate Rules Com mittee opened public hearings in its investigation of the out side business dealings of Baker who resigned Oct 7 as secre tary to the Senates Democratic majority She said that in February Baker told her and her husband the late Alfred S Novak that he knew of a stock being available that could be good and asked if we had any money to invest Baker said he was so short of cash that he didnt have any money to invest in the stock himself Mrs Novak related The arrangement was agreed to Mrs Novaksaid and we put up that was paid over to Baker for the purchase of stock in the Mortgage Guar anty Insurance Co ofMilwau kee Mrs Novak identified docu ments showing that 3000 shares of the1 stock later were sold for or a profit of 88986 The profits were split with Baker she said Bakers share of the profit was and Mrs Novak said this was paid to him in three checks fax CLAM CHOWDER A shellfish warden in Scar borough Me sets off a dynamite blast in clam flats in an effort to get rid of mussels The mussels have no commercial value and choke out the valuable clams After blast clams grow back in the mud fast er than the mussels for Johnson WASHINGTON AP The 250 FLAIMS FIGHTERS VINELAND NJ thony Fjaim was elected chief of Panther Road Fire Co Monday North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy with light show Tuesday night accumulating to two lows 2 to 5 Mostly cloudy with light snow Wednesday highs 114 details D foreign aid battle has cost Pres ident Johnson his first setback on Capitol Hill since becoming chief executive and withsting ing of Congress he looked hopefully to the Senate to recapture some of the loss es The House dealt the adminis tration a double jolt Monday upholding an cut in foreign aid appropriations and adding a surprise amendment prohibiting the government from guaranteeing private fi nancing of wheat sales to the Communist bloc It added iip to another ob stacle in the path of the bat tered aid measure and thev seemed to be a good cbanc hat final passage would have o be put off until next year As the House was voting 249 35 to hold spending for econom c and military assistance to 28 billion below what the late President John F Kennedy requested Johnson ssued a sharply worded state ment was asked if Ba ker had ever said anything to her and her the possibility of a favorable tax ruling that would make the stock very profitable No I had no knowledge of any such ruling Mrs Novak replied Sen Carl T Curtis RNeb asked why the Novaks had agreed to share any profit in the stock with Baker He sug gested this was rather unusual when Baker had invested no money of his own Mrs Novak said she knew of no other than that she and her husband who was a Washington home builder had been in other joint ventures with Baker Baker 35 resigned his 600ayear post Oct 7 after questions were raised about his outside business and financial affairs McNamara stressed that this was not the moment for the At lantic Alliance to slacken its ef forts to build up conventional military strength With a bit more effort he said the defi ciencies in NATO strength could be made good now For years NATO has main tained a target of 30 battle readv divisions deployed in Eu rope but has never been able to reach this figure The alli ances strength now amounts to about 23 divisions Secretary of State Dean Rusk spoke in forceful terms of the political and military advan tages of Washingtons proposal for a mixedmanned Polaris armed surface fleet a pet project of the Jp late President Kennedy Johnson used as a vehicle for lis criticism the foreign aid au thorization bill which puts re strictions on the program and fixes a spending ceiling of billion In his statement after signing the measure Johnson made clear that he considers bil lion a dangerous reduction in funds and that anything would represent a policy of weakness and retreat Shopping days till Christmas Earlier Rusk had urged the alliance to support the Soviet Union in its and farreaching split with Commu nist China No comment by Liz Dick PUERTO VALLARTA Mexi co AP Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor kept silent Tuesday on reports they plan to marry soon Said Burton divorced here Monday by his wife Sybil I have no comment to make at this time Victory for Red Party WASHINGTON UP A federal appeals court overturned Tuesday the conviction of the Commu nist party of the United States for failure to regis ter under the 1950 Subversive Activities Control Act The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said the government failed to prove that no volunteer was available who could register for the party under the act It returned the case to the district court for either a new trial if the govern ment requests it or directed verdict of acquittal Attorneys for the Communist party argued dur ing the trial that no officer of the party could for mally register it under the terms of the 1950 act without incriminating himself The threejudge decision said legal precedent in dicates that an organization can always find one willing even if not legally bound to act for it On the inside Editorials Clear Lake news 7 North Iowa News Society newt 101115 Sports news 1511 Latest markets II Mason City news 1819 Comics 20 Farm news 2 Classified pases 23242 SAME ;