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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 19, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Nirtt Doily Ntwtpoper newspaper that mokes oil North I owons Home Edition VOL in Wirw MASON CITY IOWA THUtSDAY DfCEMBER If 1H3 still needed by Cheer Fun ETTERS from those who give as wel1 from those who re ceive tell the story of what joy the Christmas Cheer Fund offers to many persons this holiday season which is rapidly drawing toward its cli max My little girl age 4 wrote one mother has been deeply concerned over the picture of ihe little girl crying about her empty stocking Our girl wants to put something in that empty stocking I too hope this do nation in a small way can help you reach the goal This from Four Little Whether this money is used for a childs toy a gift for a shutin an elderly person alone or someone who needs a help ing hand it makesno differ ence It ismoney well spent Where else could so little buy so much happiness Miss Doris Bruce executive secretary of Family Service Inc which administers the Cheer Fund gets many letters of another nature They are from those who gratefully re ceive benefits from the dona tions Only four giving romain and still must be collected to attainthe goal of It is goingiotakeJhe cooperation of everybody such as that ex hibited by the donors in todays list to make this possible A minimum of is re quired to care for our needy at time We cannot let them down Bring your gift to the Globe Gazette office or mail it to CHRISTMAS CHEER t Mason City 1Iowa 50402 CHEEB FUND GOAL UtWM t MEVIOUSLT KEFOBTED 187533 UOe eopyJTKU CouUU of Two No tt IOOF Bca tel IO OF children Sue Mftton City Beil tors Miller Occident 7TiVf Allen Stvir Clnk Alpha Chapter K e r e y HoipiUl Candy The Allen Becky Jon and Billy MFB Maria Mitchell Club ArlUnne Beekjorden Anonynani tTniTerial Study Club A City doctor In Memory of Tom Krumb hoti Gus Sam Untie Paul Chuck UM tm 5M zo lN 1090 590 5M 200 1908 5M 3399 1W 10M 2590 A frfendsofl dob 3M Connie Debbie 400 Hanloatawn friend iefl Karen Sasan Steven Janet tM Ai Like It ClHb Thorn ton v A Hampton friend The Breeiei THE DAYS TOTAL TOTAL TO DATE NEEDED GIVING DATS LEFT 260 lM 1006 22020 209555 ONLT 4 On the inside Christmas Star rocket shot aloft TOINT ARGUELLO calif wi Scout rocket shot aloft Thursday wit ha folded polkardot package in its nose that could become a new Christmas satellite goes into 6rbit the 12 footdiameter inflatable balloon Satellite called Air Density Ex plorer could yield rich gifts in helping scientists predict the awesome explosions on the sun flames Word oh whether orbit was achieved was not expected for several hours Launched by the Air Force the US space agency satellite was aimed southward hv an or bit that would take it over the Antarctic and Arctic circles in a search for new knowledge about the upper reaches of the atmosphere The scout lifted offat into a clear blue sky trail ing a thin plume of white ex haust It shot swiftly and the 115000pound thrust first stage motor could be seen drop ping away after whichthe 50 000pound thrust second stage ignited Last bu font brother WILMINGTONrDel Irenee du Pont 86 the last of the three brothers who built an explosives factory into the worlds largest diversified chemical company died here Thursday at his home JEWELS SOLD LOS ANGELES jewels and trinkets once owned by exmobster Mickey Cohen and appraised at about sold Wednesday for about EditoriaU 4 COO The 43 pieces of jewelry were sold by the Internal Rev enue Service to pay back taxes to Cub Gazette 10 news 1711 news 1M213 Mason City news 2021 Comics 22 23 North 24 2427 North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy and a link colckr thunday night lows 10 to IS fcobw ClMidy and coMtr Fri 4ay 5 to 10 Mow Woattwr dotailt on pagt 2 Shopping days till Christmas THE WALL IS German border area in preparation for the expected stream of West At special session Wouldnt discuss tax liquor DBS MOINES AP Reap portionment should be the only issue discussed if a special ses sion of the Iowa Legislature is called next year Republican legislative leaders said Thurs day Action on such matters as liq uor by the drink taxes or Aid to Dependent Children could keep us in session all summer said Rep John Mowry RMar shaUtown majority floor leader in the House Mowry Senate Majority Lead er Robert Rigler RNew Hamp ton and House Speaker Robert Naden RWebster City told the Associated Press in tele phone interviews that reappor tionment is the only emergency issue facing the state at this time They said that if a special ses sion is held itr should be as brief as possible and discussions lim ited to reapportionment propos als However Senate Minority Leader Andrew Frommelt D Dubuque said there are some other pressing problems that I feel need considering such as cuts in the ADC payments and problems in the liquor laws If we are called in for a spe cial session Frommelt said wejust as well take up these other issues A special session can be called only by Gov Harold Hughes who has said he will de lay his decision on the matter until a Federal Court ruling is made on a suit challenging ap portionment of the legislature However Hughes did say Thursday he does not believe Iowas new liquor laws should be tampered with I do not feel we have had adequate time to determine if the liquor law is adequate the SESSION Thousands o waiting to cross wall J 1 i j w the Red sector at Christmas A West Berlin police man watches at right Some start through BERLIN UP The first West Berliners crossed through the wall Thursday with newly issued Com munist passes to meet relatives in East Berlin for the first time in more than two years Thousands more waited their turns Official West Berlin police reports said six per sons three adults and three children crossed in the early afternoon The fact that some persons were already crossing Thursday was a surprise since officially no passes were to have been valid until 5 am Friday Berlin government spokesman said it was possible the East Germans made some exception They added that the big rush would start Friday Communist officials appeared to be doing their utmost toavoici traffici jams at the five crossing points in the wall which was built 28 months ago to prevent the escape of East Germans and to isolate West Berlin The Reds felt large ups at the wall might lead Reject further aid cut Senate heeds Johnson plea WASHINGTONCAP Thft Senate beat baclcmhursday two attempts to reduce the 500000 foreign aid money bilJ ipparently heeding President Tohnsons plea against further uts in funds needed for our wn security and well being It rejected 55 to 28 an amend ment by Sen Wayne Morse D Ore to reduce funds for sup torting economic assistance to defense pact allies from million to the million voted by the House It next defeated 53 to 34 an amendment by Sen Allen J El DLa to cut these funds rom to million Sup xrting assistance is used to aid he economies of nations on he borders of the SinoSoviet loc to enable them to maintain arger military forces than their own resources will allow On the Morse amendment the party breakdown was 39 Demo crats and 16 Republicans op posed 18 Democrats and 10 Re oiblicans in favor Morse contended hundreds of millions of dollars are being vasted on such assistance to ormosa South Korea and oth countries He said the mili ary forces of most of them ould be licked by ten Boy Iccut troops and their real de enses rest with US military roops Sen Tohn 0 Pastore DR I floor manager for the bill ar fued that the funds enable coun ries on the periphery of com munism to provide soldiers vho should the program be eliminated would have to be re ilaced by Americans The Morse amendment was he first to come up as the Sen te reached the showdown staga n the badly battered bill MERRY CHRISTMAS ST HELENA Calif Hy fathers here removed tha tops of parking meters in serted Christmas trees dec orated by school children and proclaimed free parking through Jan 6 to trouble The JEast G e r m a n s knocked an additional door I sized holeinto the concrete i barrier at the pedestrian c r p s at Oberbaum bruecke They also en larged the vehicle crossing in the Neukoelln distric by removing several con crete slabs The Communist took the Tinusual step o assigning mostly officers to the work ApparShtly they can be more relied upon not to make a break for the West Under the agreement be tveen the East German re gime land the West Berlin administration of Mayor Willy Brandt ari estimated 800000 West Berliners will be allowed to visit close rel atives on the other side of the wall on oneday passes until Jan 5 The Communists have refused to admit most West Berliners to East Berlin since the wall was started in August 1961 The restriction has not ap plied to Allied military per sonnel and nonGerman ci vilians Long lines of West Ber liners waited outside the 12 offices where applications for crossing permits were received Some complained angrily whenthe offices closed at 6 pm with appli cants still waiting in the cold Extra police were called to disperse those who re fused to leave About 24000 applica tions were turned over to East German authorities for their approval Wednes day Under the arrange ment visitors were re quired to leave East Berlin by midnight Angered student shoots teachers at high school GROVES Tex said a 15yearold student an gered by a reprimand from teachers shot and wounded two members of the Woodlawn Jun ior High School faculty Wednes day Carlos Rojo 35 was in fair condition with wounds in the stomach left arm and hand David Garrett 34 was treated at a hospital and released He was struck in the leg by pellets from the 410 gauge shotgun The student was turned over to juvenile authorities State law makes publication of his name unprivileged unless a complaint is filed SAME ;