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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 21, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Ill ttat oil North f owans Home Edition MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DfCIMftf 21 IMJ Two 271 Cheer Fund sparked by youngsters HE Christmas Cheer Fund has particular appeal J to the youngsters and forno little reason c e again they have risen to the chal lenge with a mighty assit that has sent the totalto just a short step away from jtbe coveted goal Schools closed Friday for the Christmas holidays and repre sentatives marched to the Globe Gazette eaclr with a large sack or box arm The tabulations tell a tre mendous story Donations from Mason City High School totaled equaling the generosity of pre vious years Adams Junior High School gave in memory of Mrs Eleanor Andershok a counselor who last week and their added up to Monroe junior Schools contribu tion was equally impres sive vThe three schools provided the Jthf days doaa KENNEDY Fla Tiros 8 weather satellite designed to deliver instant pictures of cloud cover to stations arojuhd the globe rocketed into a suc cessfuLorbJt Saturday Ground tnoriitorsplanned early tests of the satel lites iure transmission APT sys tem if successful would be a major stepto ward a worldwide space weather forecasting net workp f The first trial was scheduled whenxthe package passed over Coast Jofthe United States on the fourth orbit about am EST weather 4man shot into space aboard a three Ifhichvblast i I one of the biggest 24bour totals in the 38year history of the All walksyfKfe areVepre letter car riers utility companyeihployes 4H groups grocers and social and All giftsare appreciated The fund drive is close to its goal with two givingdays re maining An importantthing to remember is that anything over this minimum amountwill al low Family Service Inc which administers the Cheer Fund to do an even greater heartwarm ing job You too can still participate Bring your donations to the GlobeGazette office or mail it to Christmas Cheer Care of GlobeGazette Mason Citylowa CREEK FUND GOAL tl Mt WtEVIOUSLY KEPOKTED jjSTj BrmcJ 15H 115 SkBi FrMtac Prefimw nd Uaint 2M Wlfcty City SchMl SiadeaU faculty T J Lake Mark ScWt Mrs Greg ftmg Pattbne ctob Atpnnmu Atom fehwi ta menMrjr Mrs SM SM 2W85 tM 2M 1SM 2M 2M Mf 1MM IW A HUM GertrMe Wrt PCMM MnUd Clear Lake a FrfcM UG04CO Ctafc ShefffeU S M IM Memkm Ckaytcr IT WEO Amtmj Befci 4H Ctab Gnttry IM 3M SM la M THE DAYS TOTAL t ttttt TOTAL TO DATE STILL NEEDED I 4StS GIVING DATS LEFT ONLT J ROYAL DAUGHTER MADRID UPI Princess Sophia of Greece wife of Prince Juan Carlos of Spain gave birth here Friday to a daugh ter sources close to the royal family said North fowo Weather outlook Fair and continuod coM Saturday wHfi liflht snow ox pecfwl nivnt and Sunday Uws Saturday 15 H M bofew f C jf details MI 2 spell earliest since 1917 North shivered in 19 below zero at 8 am Saturday They also shuddered they wondered what winter would bring on iU official ar rival at am Sunday Saturday was the ninth eon day of below zero tern peratures with the bigbeat Fri day mark at minus 5 Figures compiled at his home Oin southeast Mason City by Ken Carey official GlobeGazette weather observer for the last 10 days look like this Low High Dec W i 13 Dec 1J 3 j H 4 4 Dec IS12 Dec U 12 10 Dee 17 11 It Dec II 11 i Dec If 11 2 Dec Dee 11 11 Not since 1917 has Mason City had comparable belowzero so early in De cember From Dec to 15 1917 there were nine consecutive 1 days with minimum of zero or below The same was true from Pec 15 through 2B in 1945 So both ends of the year 1983 are setting records fcr cold weather here January was the coldest in 22 years with 17 sub zero days The weather figures will read in dollars when beating bills ar rive The Interstate Power Co never before has had to start using its propane plant in De cember The plant went into op eration in 1956 We are restricted to a fixed amount of gas from the North era Natural Gas Co explained Leslie G Hawkins Intelstates district manager at Mason City It will take care of demands until the mean temperature gets to about zero Then we have to supplement it with the propane from our standby plant Aside from the problem of just keeping warm there are other human difficulties Some of them create unusual ex penses for December One in volves keeping machinery operating but of doors despite the severe cold I The cement geared to cold weather operation are not greatly affected All industries of course have the problem of unloading coal andother prod ucts shipped by rU andv frozen in the cars Production by the American Crystal Sugar Company has been slowed down due to the sudden cold spell because of freezing of the beets in piles at various stations according to M C Larsen plant super itftendent Because of the mild fall and boxcar shortage much of the beet crop had been piled up at various points Now these beets are coming in frozen in the cars and are difficult to unload The frozen beets also slow down produc tion in the plant according to Larsen Cold weather also makes it more difficult for the Mason City Brick Tile Company to keep operating its plant but it is running under slowed up Tiros launch Two hourslaterr after Tiros 8 hjld completed 6necircuit of lthe National Aeronautics and Space Administration an nounced 265pound hatboxt shaped satellite was in orbit It was the 21st consecutive sue cessful satellite launching for a Delta rocket andr thetenth suc cessful launching without a miss for the space agency at Cape Kennedyin 1963 APT requires relatively sim ple ground equipment costing about a set Its gree lens was built to photo graph an area of 672400 square 820 miles on a side Tiros 8 faced directly toward the earth f Fire destroys grade school in Lawler Good Roods group hits pressure DBS MOINES UPI The Iowa Good Roads Association vajious grouva routes Iowas interstate1 highway sys tem r Sound engineering and the interests of Jthe road user shouldnot be set aside for pressure in highway alignment decisions Association Secre tary R G Hileman sajd in a letter to Harry Bradley Jr chairman of the Iowa Highway Commission 4 Hileman referred specifically to the struggle over the rout ing of Interstate 35 in northern Iowa Mr Bradley has made it clear that the Highway 69 route and the Mason City alternate are of equal length eliminating roaduser benefits from consid eration Tom Jolas chairman of the Mason City Committee for Interstate 35 said here Sat urday The study is to establish the exact route and make cost esti mates Perhaps MrHileman does not believe in the pubfichearing T AWT TPTJ r T j theory but do This is the LAWLERqur Lady of Mt course we have followed in pre school here senting our proposals to the was destroyed by fira Saturday highway commission Christmas vacation Firemen from Lawler Hampton and Waucoma an swered the alarm but realized early the building could not be saved It is a threestory brick building housing seven rooms The sisters home is next door to the school but was not in danger Firemen worked in the 25 below zero temperature to keep the flames from spreading to any other building The church is across the street from the school On the inside Editorials 4 Church news Society news if Sports news Latest marlrets 14 Mason City news 1415 Comics r Newman Surveyor 17 Clear Lake news U Classified Nortn Iowa newsn SMARIC KILLS YOUTH DURBAN south Africa UPI A 15yearold African youth died of wounds after being at tacked by a shark at the mouth of the Uvoti River 40 miles north of Durban Friday group of Mason City residents The Mason City group wants the route moved eastward to the Clear Lake arearas an al ternative to another route in the GarnerForest City area Highway Commission engi neers presently are engaged in a study of routing the interstate between Mason City airport and Clear Lake but Hileman noted that engineers had previ ously professed to the belief that this route was too built up with too many mineral rights to be acquired to make the route feasible H i I e ma n commented that swinging the interestate east ward on a diagonal routing in the Clear Lake area would pro duce a different road user benefit situation In his letter to Bradley the association secretary said his group was sympathetic to everyone regarding the route location The association was equally sympathetic to the High way Commission which wanted the most feasible route for the traveling public and the most economical But Hileman said The Good Roads Association anticipates that a number of similar situ ations could develop elsewhere in the state production Cold weather hamp ers the entire operation from digging the clay in an open pit to the actual production of the plant The entire state shivered Sat urday Warmest spot in the early morning was Lamoni with 10 below The mercury dipped ItT 32 de grees below zero at McGregor and to30 below at Garber in northeast Iowa and to record readings for the date in many other sections of the state Clinton and E Ikader reported lows of 27 below Waterloo had 23 belbw Davenport Charles City had 21 below Storm Lake 20 below Cedar Rapids 19 be low Spencer 17 below Dubuque Lenox and Sioux City 16 below Ottumwa 15 below Burlington 14 below and Des Moines 13 below The Weather Bureau said the bitterlycold weather would tinue through the weekend with sunny skies doing little to warm the state Afternoon hiohs Saturday were expected to from about five abqvp in the southwest to 10 the northeast The forecast for Saturday night calls for lows ranging from 5 to 15 degrees below zero in the north to around 10 below in the south A possibility of a few snow flurries was predicted for west ern Iowa Sundaysiightlywarm er temperatures are likely Mon day the Weather Bureau said but the readings still will far below normal House works until WASHINGTON AP Con gress drove almost to the hreshold of adjournment early Saturday but found the way barredby a Republican maneu ver in the House that blocked passage of theforign aid money bill In a session that ran almost o dawn the Republicans suc ceeded in winning approval of a motion to send th 2 compromise billion money bill back to a EAST BERLIN West Berpass control point at 1m woman walks with her youngster to go into East Berlin Saturday to visit and a man moves on wheelchair as they relatives EDITORS NOTE Ftw of the separations caused by the Berlin wall are more tragic than that of husband and wife In the following a West Berlin husband tolls of his re union with his wife after being separated by the for years In order not to jeopardize return visits he jias used pen name By GUSTAV BAUER C Written for Associated Press BERLIN wanted to go back just for a last kiss I cant quite grasp it I should have expected it The East Ber lin police wouldnt let my wife and me stay together last night not being able to see each other for The day went so quickly We had so much to tell each other But at the midnight deadline I had to go back to West Berlin Ahni stayed in East Berlin We wanted one more kiss goodby just once again That wasnt even allowed Its hard to understand The Vopos dont have to be that strict and bureaucratic I had showed the Vopos my pass II was already beyond their barrier Gustl Gustl my wife called I wanted to go back just for a last kiss But the Vopo said to Anne Mafia Go away You cannot pass through v On Saturday Ill see Anni again This time Ill take along a present for Yesterday everything was so unplanned I didnt bring anything for her I didnt even write that I was coming At 7 oclock I was already at her house near the East Berlin city hall But she was working the early shift She works at the post office and they start at 5 am there I immediately called her boss and he gave her the day off At 10 oclock just as my feet were beginning to freeze from Finland signs test ban treaty HELSINKI UPI Finland has formally pledged its adher ence to the Moscow nuclear test ban agreement President Urho Kekkonen Friday night signed a bill approving adherence and making it illegal for any nu clear test to be beW in Finland Shopping days till Christmas standing on the cold pavement she came She was all confused She nearly got run over by a street car in her excitement She ran to me and I cant de scribe how it felt to have her in my arms We yere together again for the firsttime in years 1 am a pensioned army man and not so to be ex is my second wife anc Ive known her for 25 years knew her even before my first wife waskilled by a wartime bomb attack We were married in the sum mer pi 1961 Iwanted her to movejrte West Berlin with me But she didnt want to flee She wanted to come legally with clothing and furniture Finally at the beginning of August we had everythingrperfectly ar ranged But Anni didnt want to be hasty And then a few days latethe wall came and she was caught All my efforts to get her to West Berlin were rejected Only once have we seen each other since Aug 13 1961 Last summer on the sector border we waved at each other over the wall But that lasted only two or three minutes Then the Vo pos shoved Anni back Poor Anni I could move to East Berlin to live with Anni But I dont want that Here I have a nice apartment and I have my pen sion Two and a half years were a long time I dont want to have to go through them again We both hope that things will get better ign aid bill to committee Streamliner derails at Coon Rapids COON RAPIDS UPI The Milwaukee Roads City of Los Angeles streamliner derailed near the CoonRapids depot Sat and at least 10 persons were reported A police officer at the scene said no passengers were known dead He said it appeared about 10 cars of the 19car train jumped the track An earlier report from the Milwaukee Road in Chicago said 18 cars had derailed Police said 10 persons were aken by ambulance to St An honys Hospital at nearby Car roll The extent of their injuries was not known1 They were real fortunate more people werent injured an officer said The streamliner left Chicago at 6 pm CST Friday for Los Angeles Calif It was to have arrived atOmaha Neb at am Saturday but ran behind schedule and derailed at about am Coon Rapids located about 60 miles Northwest of Des Moines was not a scheduled stop Police said passengers would betaken to Omaha on school buses to Continue their trip west Hope still plans annual visit to see troops HOLLYWOOD UPI Co median Bob Hope was to leave Saturday for Ankara Turkey where he will join his group on an entertainment tour of Med iterranean military bases Hope had planned to leave with the other entertainers Thursday but his physicians advised him to delay his de parture for two more days The comic was treated for a blood clot in his left eye in San Fran cisco a week ago A spokesman for the 60year old entertainer said Friday He feels fine or he wouldnt be go This will be the 21st trip Hope has made to entertain Ameri can servicemen in different parts of the world His traveling company includes Jerry Cblona Les Brown and his band Tues day Weld Anita Bryant Mi chele Metrinko USA and Peter Leeds SenateHouse committee to in Iude again an amendment the Senate had turned down and President Johnson has protest id The amendmentwould prohibit hegovernment from guaran teeing the private financing of US sales of grain to Soviet bloc countries J move cast confusion over the fate of aid bill for this year and stalled Con gress plans to close up shop for the year and head home for a1 long holiday 1 House adjourned shortly before dawn broke over the cap italwithplans to meet again at noon The1 floor managers for the billRep Otto EPassman D Sen John O Pakore DRI said Senate House conferees would meet two hours earlier toj consider the measure Thusthere likely will be one more attempt at passage before Congress quits Passman doubted however that he would have any luck get ing th senators to approve the House amendment It looks like we are not go ing to get a bill I dont know he said Earlier he had told the House the Senate would not accept the restrictive wheat amendment after voting it down twice And he told the House the compro mise money total of billion represented the best that youll eyerget House voted 14113e to send the bill back to conference with instructions to insist upon the House amendment The bill which had already gone through rough congres sional seas reached the House early this morning after a Sen ate House conference commit tee compromised their differ ences during a long day of backstage huddles and frequent prodding telephone calls from President Johnson As shaped in the conference committee the money bill was less than the administration requested but would grant the President au thority to approve a government guarantee of private financing of US wheat sales to Soviet bloc countries The House had included in its version a ban against the ex portimport bank guaranteeing private financing of grains or any other products sent to Sovi et bloc countries KENNEDY STREET REPUBLIC OP SAN MARI NO General Coun cil of this tiny mountaintop re public Friday voted to name a new street in honor of the late John F Kennedy SAME DATIlHJSn if ;