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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 20, 1963, Mason City, Iowa 1 thot mokts oil North lowons neighbors Edition MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DICEMRIR UOe CoeaUU ol Two 271 Cheer Fund in final three days HE service organ izations each year give a tremend ous boost to the Christmas Cheer Fund Additional evidence of jthis is the Kiwanis Club The hat was passed at their weekly meeting and was thrown in Its a welcomed donation as the Cheer Fund moves closer its goal Only three giving days and more than still must be raised totmeet the objec tive by 10 am Tuesday Dec 24 Interstate Power Co office employes collected from among and the Roosevelt Elementary School staff donated representing two of the larger gifts in todays list One of the donations extreme ly heartfelt came from Mr and Olson Britt They wrote Enclosed is our annual gift to your Cheer Fund in mem ory of the Christmas birthday of our little daughter Ideliys Ann She would have been so happy to know she brought a bit of cheer to some other little girl 4 The Renaissancian Study Club said you for the opportun ity that the Cheer C Fund pre sents to all of us share in the true spirit of Christmas Girls in Scout Troop 33 and Wilson Troop 325 brought loads of stuffedianimals they made tothe office of Fam ily Service Inc 619tFirst Na tional Bank Bldg which ad ministers the Cheer Fund The toys will go to deserving chil J VAf t GfCQ Wk n JS 3 fr f The Cheer Fund has an un blemished recordofnever hav ing failed to reach its goal You too can assist in this years drive as it nears its end Bring your gift to the Globe Gazette or send it to CHRISTMAS CHEER GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa CBEEK FUND GOAL SlMMM PREVIOUSLY mEFORTED JW5 55 George E Martin Bttkj and KeuU In mtmorj et Charles Opkli Klwanti members Society Seevriijr Dlitrlet Office emptojref Xooserclt Elcncntary School lUff Ted Err Debbie Pwir Office of L G Laidle Steven Gary Kid and Kay Mn WUIard Brewiter In nemorr Ideltyi Ann OIMB BrMt In memory Fern weod JaeqKeltae and Mike American Federation of Grain DMtlm Local Auxiliary SOI NA1C lUIfe Taaborc Meiervey In memory of Grandma Utter from Danny and Steven Osaje Jefferson Boy Scout Troop 3 A friend M F Phillip Graham Mrs Bernard E Manley Mrs Paul N McCUlUn Borfer Grocery Kenalitaneian Study Club St Vincent deFaal Society M 460 500 121S3 15 M lM SW 1 M 200 3M 3M ZM 500 500 5M 5M lM 500 590 5BO THE DAYS TOTAL J5S02 TOTAL TO DATE SM757 NEEDED GIVING DAYS LEFT ONLY 1 North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly fair and continued very cokf through Saturday Lows Friday nioM IMS bo low Highs Saturday iere to f WUw Weather details on 2 smen nabbed in Alabama 1 Photofax IN ORBIT The Christmas Star satellite has achieved orbit A TJ S Space Agency spokesman said both the 12foot diameter balloon and the carinister from which it was ejected in space were sighted with binoculars at an optical tracking station in Australia The satellite was launched Thursday and until the sighting it was in doubt whether it had 1 achieved orbit 2 inflated as planned MOMDAUGHTER MEET Mrs Elizabeth Bingel is greeted by h e r daughter Katharine at Sand krtigrbruecke control point after the daughter entered EasteBejrlin Katharine was one of the many West who streamed through the Communist wall to meet relatives in East Berlin for the first time in 28 months ad reunion for Berliners BERLIN A great and joyful Christmas reunion was infull swing Friday as West Berliner streamed through the Communist wall to meet rela tives in East Berlin for thefirst time in 28 months More than 1000 persons had passed through the fivecrossing points some three hours afte East German guards lifted the steel fcjci v candystriped barriers an ice were stationed at the Son hour ahead of schedule More than 30000 West Berlin ers are to make the trip Officials estimate that asmany as may visit relatives in the East before midnight Jan 5 when the Christmas crossings end East Gerinan guards who still have orders to shoot to kill ff anyEasJt Berliner tries to es cape to the West were extreme ly courteous and West Berliners passed through the controls rap idly Contrary to expectations there were queues grim concrete wall as dawn broke over the snowcovered city Clutching the precious one the Com munists after long and tough ne gotiatioos with the West Berlin city government men women and children passed through to the East ADN the official East Ger man news agency said vehicles nenallee crossing to transport the old and infirm to their rela tives The Communist visiting per mits are good for only one day On the inside of the East Berlin Rescue Serv Editorials Sports news markers Mason City news Comics Clear take news Society news Transit timetable 2 222 Aid bill stumps Congress Give up on adjournment WASHINGTON UPI Con cessional leaders Friday aban ioned plans to adjourn Congress Friday Anight called on scores f members who already have eft town to return and said they plan to keep the lawmak irs here until a contested for dgn aid bill has been finally passed Senate and House conferees fill try to settle a difference oi 470 million and iron out a dis pute over grain sales to the So viet block as they seek agree ment Friday on foreign aid ap priations The Senate has voted 503000 for foreign aid for the fiscal year that begins July 1 the House It is the conferees job to find a middle ground acceptable to both branches The original White House request was for bil lion This may prove easier to do than to hurdle the grains ob stacle t The issue was sharply drawn Thursday night whenthe Serial passed the aidbill 6025 afte deleting 5232 a House amend ment to prohibit the exportim port bank from juaranteeing creditior trade with Commu ist countries 7iW The the ment vote of 21869 day and Republican leade Charles A Halleck hiriteft that if House conferees go isloijg with theSenateHUivknockingit out House Republicanswill ask tha the billbe returned to confer ence The Senateapproved deletion of the commodity sale ban aft er Senate Democratic leade Mike Mansfield read a lette Erom President Johnson urginf that course Johnson said sale of whea and other commodities to Com munist nations on reasonabl terms are good for our farm ers and exporters good for our shipping and railroad industry good for our balance of pay ments and good for the coun try makes no sense to jeop ardize these possible gains by this legislative rider Johnson said j Bitter cold grips nation By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bitter arctic cold maintaine a stubborn grip across most o the nation from the Rockies t New England Friday No imme diate relief was in sight Television news f 71 Western New York plowed ou Sports news 15U from crippling snowstorm 1 that marooned hundreds of mo torists Schools and roads wer 20 reported open but travel re mained hazardous The Weather Bureau reporte 35 below zero overnight at Be Classified 2425 midji and 26 below North Iowa H International Falls Minn a PRAYERS FOR FELLOW Kneeling in the snow beside a tiny WWtpiiau Christmas which they erectedat after being entombed for two weeks thei Pa mmo TiaxriH ITolliw T2nrr i i i Photofax one of the owners of the mine and Throne was rescued the past August their Hazleton Pa mine David Fellin right and Henry Throne say a prayer for their fellow miner Louis Bova still buried underground Fellin Bova separated when the mine col lapsed never was reached and was de clared dead Efforts will be made soon to recover his body Fellin said Charged in three blasts More arrests CRIMES TRIALThree f the de Viktor Capesius and Osw fendants in West Germanys biggest They are accused of taking part in the war crimes trial are shown in court as murder of millions of Auschwitz con the trial opened in Frankfurt Defend centration camp inmates ants from left are Wilhelm Boger Dr 21 accused in mass murder during war are ex TTJSCALOOSA Ala UP Alabama National Guardsirieii have been charged with touching off explosives near the Uni versity of Alabama while on federal duty to uphold courtordered desegrega tion of the school Authorities say more ar rests areexpected Three blasts occurred last month two Nov 16 and one Nov 19 All were near a dormitory housing Negro student Vivian Ma lone who was admitted un der federal court orders along with James A Hood in June Hood later with drew Tho men arrested Thursday were with the last units still on duty after President Kennedy ederalized the entire Alabama Guard during a showdown with Gov George Wallace All troops were demobilized Nov 20 the day after the last explosion No one was hurt in any of the explosions The men were rounded up dur ing the late afternoon and night The first man arrested was 2nd Lt James T Perkins 27 of Holt Ala a suburb of Tusca Ioosa4Helaterposted bond Police identified two of the others as Sgtr Norman R Dan ielof Fairfield Ala a suburb of Birmingham and Cpl James T Maxwell 27 of Tuscaloosa Maxwell also posted bond The name of the fourth man was not available immediately Perkins and Maxwell were charged with the first Nov 16 detonation The warrant against FRANKFURT Germany AP Germanys biggest war crimes trial opened Friday with 21 irten accused of taking part in the murder of millions of Auschwitz concentration camp inmates The defendants are 20 former members of the camps SS elite guard administration and an exprisoner who a trusty They are charged with murder or complicity in an un determined number of gassings shootings hangings or fatal tor turings Most of the victims were Jew ish men women and children Many Poles Soviet prisoners of war and inmates from various other nations also were slain The camp built in Germanoc cupied Poland was Adolf Hit lers biggest death factory A capacity audience of 160 persons was on hand for the start of the trial in the plenary hall of the Frankfurt City Par liament j Former SS Capt Robert Mul ka 68 is the highest ranking de fendant Mulka was adjutant to Auschwitz Commander Rudolf Hoess who was hanged in Po land in 1947 Hoess detailed diary is to be introduced in evi dence Mulka and II others includ ing a doctor and tw9 dentists are being tried on charges of complicity Ten men among them the chief camp pharma are charged with mur The maximum sentence cist der any could draw is life imprison ment Capital punishment was abolished lit West Germany in 1949 It has taken more than four years to prepare the case Hear ings will probably run until next fall About 250 witnesses includ ing Auschwitz survivors are to testify A court of three judges and six jurors is headed by Chief Judge Hans Hofmeyer A bundle of charred files found on VEday in the ruins of the Breslad policeheadquar ters sparked the investigation 13 years later that led to the Auschwitz trial The or found May 8 1945 by a formerconcentration camp inmate who kept them as a me mento In 1958 he turned them over to a German newsman who was writing about anti Semitism in Germany The newsman handed them to Fritz Bauer attorney general of the State of Hesse Colls it a joke Jailed for threat on Shopping d till Christmas FORT WORTH1 Tex AP Jailed on a charge of threaten ing the life of President Kenne dy young Russell W McLarry insisted he was only joking Investigators acknowledged they had found nothing to link him to the assassination McLarry a 21yearold part time college student described by his father as a nice kid who shoots off his mouth too much sometimes remained in c6unty jail Friday in lieu of bond He arrested Thursday and charged with threatening Kennedys life prior to the as sassination Nov 22 Secret Serv ice quoted him as saying he glad that Kennedy was dead US Atty Barefoot Sanders of Dallas said We merely charged him with making a threat against the President a definite violation of the law but thats as far as it goes Sanders pointed out that Mc Larry apparently had no asso ciation with Lee Harvey Os wald the man accused of killing the President The complaint naming Mc Larry charges Nov he made certain threats to take the life of and to inflict bodily harm upon John F Kennedy then the President of the United States by stating in substance that he would be working near the Trade Mart in Dallas Tex where the Presi dent was supposed to speak and that he would be waiting with a gun to get the Presi dent Officers said the statements were made to two women the day before the assassination Charles E Kunkel Secret Service special agent said at a preliminary hearing before US Commissioner Bill Atkins that McLarry told him he was not sorry the President was killed He said he was glad the President had been killed McLarry sullen and poker faced recalled making a state ment that might have been con strued as a threat I dont remember exactly what I said The statement I made was a joke If I can be tried for a joke and found guilty thats the extent of it he said JAMES PERKINS them said they set off dynamite or some other explosive in or near the homfe of Rpvilla Lewis who lives close to Mary Burke Hall where Miss Malone lives Daniel is charged with tha Nov 19 blast Perkins contacted at home after he posted bond said I cant think right to comment at this time lowan bent on assassination of Johnson A former Sioux City man was arrested Friday in Cal ifornia on a vagrancy charge Arresting officers found notes in his pocket stating his goal was to assassinate President Johnson See story details on page 2 SAME DATE1H25W ;