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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 19, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North lowa8 Daily Newspaper lor the Horn VOL 1W MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE newspaper that makes oil North lawcns neighbors HOME EDITION Prei ud united InterMttmul Full LMM Wire MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER If Paper Contiiii ot Four SecUonnSection Heatwave cut short j wither moved rapidly across balmv Iowa Wednesday but the prospects for a white Christmas remained remote The weather bureau said some occasionallight snow would fail across the state early Thursday and possibly again at the weekend But accumulations if any should be light The colder air moving down from the north and moist air from the south combined to build a dense cloud layer above most of the state Wednesday Light rain was falling in some southern counties and should turn to light snow Temperatures W e d n e s day ranged from the mid 30s north to the mid 40s south followed by t brisk north winds I OUnQ minds Under mostly cloudy skies Thursday little warming was expected as temperatures should range from 15 in the 2nd grade Christmas at work SAN FRANCISCO UPI Mrs Pat Gowan a teacher at the Bell Aire School in Suburban Tiburon asked pupils in he second grade class to wril Christmas stories Here ar some of the results By GARY MITCHELL Baby Jesus is Born In Bethlehem there was baby boy His name was Jesus and the angels came down t see the baby Jesus He had lot and lots of presents and Mar was happy So was Joseph an baby Jesus was laughing It wa a happy day The camels wer out in the dark The cows saw the happy day The cows wer mooing By MARK DEFREN One night at the North Pol Santa Claus was ready fo Christmas so Santa Claus wen to New Jersey and he lived happily ever after By MARJORIE HOUGHLAND The Grouchy Bear Once upon a time deep deep deep in the foresttherelived a grouchy bear He did not like Christmas One frosty Christmas eve he was startled by an apparition He saw the ghost of Christmas standing before him The ghos said Come with me into the other room He never hated Christmas from then on but dont ask me what he said Ask your friends I do not know By MIKE CLOUD Santa forget Christmas Santa Claus was sitting in his chair so he did not know when Christmas went past so he for got Christmas By STEVE LYNCH The TwoLumped Reindeer Up by the North Pole there is a reindeer who has two big lumps on his back He went to Santa Santa said What are those two big things on your back Two big lumps Oh By BOBBY WARD The Mystery of Stana Clauss Sleigh One Christmas night Santa went out to his sleigh and he gone that sleigh was By STEVE GOORMAN Santa Claus Broke Chimney Once there was a house Santa Claus lived in it He said to himself December 25 is Christmas Today is Christmas That night he started on his trip He was away for about one hour when he came to this house He landed on the roof He sal on the chimney and he broke it By JJMMY CRISS No Nose One day a reindeer lost his nose He looked all over He found his nose He laughed By CHRIS JANDA Once there was a red rein deer and his name was Ru dolph Rudolph played races and do you know who won Ru northeast to the upper 20s in the south The outlook for Friday is for variable cloudiness and con tinued cold temperatures Burlington had a spring time 61 Tuesday and other afternoon highs ranged down to 51 at Du buque Mason Citys high of 58 was only 3 degrees under the record of 61 for the date set in 1923 N ews in a utshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Powell in pain HOLLYWOOD Ac torproducer Dick Powell is in severe pain from a cancer that apparently has spreadto his lower back his physician says Dr John C Sharpe said 57 is under al most continuous seda tion OK from lowan Senate GOP policy chair man Bdurke Hickenloop er gave his blessing to a 1963 extension of the Ev and Charlie Show if there is trouble scrapping up the money to pay for it The lowan just back from a global tour said he h a d been perfectly satisfied with the weekly joint news conference staged by the Senate and House GOP leaders Pact opposed NEW YORK The Iron Age trade weekly forecast a hostile recep tion in the steel industry generally to the n e w Kaiser Steel Corp wage plan It will oppose strongly any attempt to tie wages to productivi ty the metalworking magazine said Verdict near NASHVILLE The government began summing up its conspira cy case against Team sters Union President James E Hoffa It charged that Hoffa ac cepted payoffs from Commercial Car r i e r s Inc to promote labor peace for the firm while representing C o m m e r cials Team ster em ployes TO RECOGNI2B YEMEN WASHINGTON The United States announced Wed esday it has decided to recog ize the revolutionary govern nent which seized power in Ye SHOPPERS HAVE EASTER It was more like an Easter shopping spree than Christmas Tuesday as Mary Miller left and Barbara Crew donned their Bermuda shorts to wind up their giftbuying The mercury vaulted to 58 degrees in Mason City only 3 degrees shy of the record for the date More seasonal readings are predicted how ever Everyone pitching in to free Cuban prisoners HAVANA mounted Wednesday that 1113 Bay of Pigs prisoners maybe freed from Fidel Castros prisons by Christmas in exchange for US food and medi ernes New York attorney James B Donovan led a team of negotia Generosity theme of Cheer Fund ETTERS from those who give as well as from those who receive tel the story of what joy the Christmas Cheer Fundoffers to many persons this holiday sea son which is drawing toward its climax We have just moved to your city so the Cheer Fund is a new project to us wrote Mrs Paul N McClellan We would like to be a part of your wonderfuj city so wish to contribute to it to gether with our 18yearold boy May God blest you and your helpfulness to others wrote a contributor whose gift is a memorial We wish to help in our small way to make someones Christ mas happier wrote two North Jefferson friends Hoping my small contribu tion will help someone have a merry Christmas wrote a Cheerful Giver After Christmas Doris Bruce executive secretary of Family Service which administers the Cheer Fund will get letters like this one received after the Cheer Fund had done its great work men in a coup last September last year SAME DATI1H1M1 cannot fell just how grateful we were and are for such acts of kindness Gifts this day came from business establishments clubs Scouts as well as individuals Largest contributors were five wholesale beer distributors who Jiave been generous donors to this cause for years Send or bring your gift to the GlobeGazette office Send it to CHRISTMAS CHEER City Iowa i CHEEK FUND GOAL PREVIOUSLY REPORTED Father Andrew E Gtnrgmrou Plumbing xnd Heitlnj City Hal emjHoye City Wholesaler DistHbatinc Brokerage Cs Millirs City Hanims Craychee Sales inc welser Carlson Distributing Co Bine Ribbon Inc Pabst J and T and MiUie Mason City Ministerial Asso ciation Youth Fellowship Grace United Brethren Church Soph Cheerleaders Herman and Salme L Mrs Bernard K Manley Two North Anonymous Do iW 200 500 talks SOfl 2IW Jefferson Brewnte Troop Sfaseit Cft Chapter Order at DeMolay Peter Dahl BIHIe and Ann Cab Scouts Den 2 MeKtaley School r Snnafeine Circle Osare Mr and Mrs N Mc Clellan lynn McClellan From a friend Janni Danny of Highland ill Orandma A friend KM VfiO IW I tO lOfl Jflfl iOI fe Circle K Clnh MasonCity Janior College tittle Brownie Troop 7ft Hard Injf School In memory ef Cathy loan Pleasant It I i THE HAYS TOTAL TO DATE STILL NEEDED GIVING DAYS LEFT 7 4 inno tors into a new round of with Castro Tuesday night Large stores of donated drugs and food were being assembled near Miami Fla in case the ex change goes through Donovan who arranged the trade of U2 pilot Francis Gary Powers for Russian spy Rudolph Abel early this year arrived Tuesday on a third trip to Ha vana in his effort to effect the re iease of the Cubans captured in the invasion of April 1961 Sources close to the negotiators said the prisoners if freed prob ably will be flown to Miami in chartered planes Castro demanded million or their liberty but agreed later to take food and medicine instead of cash Havana relatives of the pris oners perked up on hearing re xrts from the United States of the shipment of tons of these sup plies to OpaLocka airfield near Miami The reports included these de ails Castro demanded million worth of drugs million in equipment million in pow dered milk and million in baby foods He supplied long lists of the drugs wanted This totals orly million at manufacturers ist prices but Donovan said some time ago Castro could put his own value on the stocks It was understood the prisoners would be released on delivery of 20 per cent of the amount de Imanded and a pledge for the balance The Air Transport Association an organization of aviation execu tives said eight domestic airlines were cooperating to transport 600000 pounds of supplies to Florida at the request of the Red Cross Eijht trucking firms were mov ing 420000 pounds of supplies to OpaLocka free of charge The 435foot freighter African Pilot loaned by the Farrell Lines to the Red Cross was steaming to Port EverglaJcs Fla to pick P the load if the exchange is completed Fifteen shipping com panies had combined to finance the water transportation Paul Willis president of the Grocery Manufacturers Associa tion said his organization had taken charge of soliciting food from manufacturers and the response has been very gener ous The Mona Lisa USwelcomes an Old World beauty NEW YORK UPI Mona Lisa the fragile beauty of the Old World received a wel come worthy of a queen on her arrival here Wednesday Leonardo da Vincis 16th century painting valued by the French government at million completed its first Atlantic crossing aboard the luxury liner France to be gin a tour of museums in Washington BC and New York It was placed in a bullet proof airconditioned truck heavily guarded by secret servicemen Louvre Museum guards and a contingent of po lice for the drive to Wash ington where it will hang in the great sculpture hall in the National Gallery Its lone companions during its three week engagement in the hall will be two portrait busts of Lorenz and Guiliano di Medi ci Da Vincis patrons Frances chief art treasure 456yearsold was carried from its first class stateroom aboard the liner while the public address system played the stirring strains of Mous sorskys Pictures at an Ex hibition During a 45minute cere mony in the ships first class lounge John Walker director of the National Gallery who accepted the painting on Pres ident Kennedys behalf said that the visit will leave a deep imprint on the cultural history of the United States The Mona Lisa will stir Amer icans more than any other work of art that has ever Big 2 in first of meetings NASSAU Bahamas ident Kennedy and British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan Wed nesday ended the first of their for mal meetings of their little sum mit conference They were believed to be deal ing with the possibility of a new crisis in the Congo The twoleaders were smiling but nevertheless appeared grave as they began their session in a luxurious seaside mansion Indications were that a series of topranking problems would be taken up quickly including the deep BritishAmerican controver sy over the future of the Skybolt missile The President was accompan ed by Defense Secretary Robert S McNamara and Undersecretary of State George W Ball The prime minister had with him For eign Secretary Lord Home and De ense Secretary Peter Thorney croft President Kennedy popped in at a cocktail party Tuesday night while Prime Minister Macmillan dropped in on a drank beer Nassaus reception for the two world leaders also included a calypso salute at the beach bar becue Kennedy ventured forth first making a handshaking circuit of the guests at a poolside cocktail party given for correspondents covering the conference The President stayed about 10 min utes Macmillan turned up nearly two hours later at a barbecue on the white sands of the Emerald Beach Hotel where many mem bers of the official parties and newsmen are staying He watched native dancers en act a couple of playlets called Stone Cold Dead in The Mar ket and She Killed Nobody But Her Husband MONA LISA million The climax came Bernadino sang his lypso when Count special ca To Mr Kennedy greetings and salutation For the way you handled the Cuban situation As the President of the United States youve given the whole world aid I hope some day you buy Cas tro a razor blade The Count had these words for Macmilian We salute you and Eng land and all your Cabinet And wish you good luck with the Common Market Nassau wishes you the best in every discussion you have I am so happy you didnt bring Khrushchev The Weather North Iowa Considerable cloudi ness and much colder through Thursday Snow flurries Wed nesday night lows 1015 Highs Thursday 1520 Iowa Considerable cloudiness and much colder through Thursday with some local light snow Wednesday night Lows Wednesday night near 10 northeast to 25 southwest Highs Thursday near 15 north east to 20s southwest Further outlook Variable cloudiness and continued cold Friday Temperatures Fiveday Iowa will average near normal Wednesday night through next Monday Normal highs are from 28 to 35 degrees Normal lows arc from 8 to 10 above in the north and 15 to 20 in the south Turning colder at the beginning of the period fol lowed by some warmer by Sunday and Monday Precipi tation will average 10 of an inch or less in light rain or snow early in the period and light snow again by the week end Minnesota Partly cloudy much colder Highs Thursday around 18 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum 58 24 crossed the ocean He pre dicted that huge numbers of Americans would make the pilgrimage to see it In turning over the paint ing Jean Chatelain director of French museums said the loan is merely a question of France giving pleasure to its friends and wartime ally Then the ships chef brought out a pastry replica of the painting and placed it upon the treasures aluminum pack ing case After the ceremony the painting was carried down to the waiting truck The painting which the Pres ident has ordered guarded roundtheclock by the Secret Service will be returned to New York in February for a threeweek showing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Will ship more aid to Congo UNITED NATIONS NY AP highlevel US military mis sion was dispatched to UN head quarters Wednesday to begin car rying out a White House promise of new military equipment to beef up the UN force in the Congo A UN spokesman said the mis sion led by Lt Gen Louis Tru man would go to the Congo after conferring with SecretaryGener al U Thant who has warned that the UN will exert all pressures short of shooting to end the se cession of Katanga Province US Ambassador Adlai E Stev nson conferred with Thant for early two hours Tuesday night n the explosive Congo situation He said the United States acted t the secretarygenerals behest Informed sources said the US ontribulion would consist mainly air transport equipment The United States has been oing all it could for a long time o support the UN operation in he Congo Stevenson told news men This request from the sec etarygeneral for new equipment s only a further step in the pro ram for moral Stevenson said he knew nothing bout possible use of US troops n the Congo or about any new soviet power bid in the divided nation US sources at the Bahamas meeting of President Kennedy and Prime Minister Macmillan said US leaders fear a new Kremlin attempt to extend Soviet influence into the Congo if the continued secession of Katanga results in the fall of Premier Cyr ille Adoulas moderate central Congo government On the inside Editorials 4 Society North Iowa News13 Comics jj iia Clear Lake News 2427 Latest Markets 32 Mason City News 123233 Burned to death on Goodell farm HO p 65 burned J fire as he was burning cobs at his farm west of Goodell According to authori ties Erdman returned from a trip to town about 4 pm and started the fire in a pile of cobs some distance from the house Mrs Erdman did not know he was at home until she looked for him about 6 p m for supper She found the cobs burning Neighbors helped in tho search and found Erdmans body several hundred yards from the fire in the opposite ran m the wrong direction as his clothing was consumed by flames Funeral services will Thursday at pm at St John Lutheran Church Bel mond The Rev William Hein zig will officiate Burial will be in Vemon Cemetery near Renwick Surviving are his wife tic three children two tcrs Mrs Cletlis Esther Anderson Goldfield Mrs Ivan Elsie Frcdriksen Liv crmore a son Edward Liv ermore a brother Philip Bel mond ;