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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 22, 1964, Mason City, Iowa A belated spurt by Cheer Func Still from goal HE fact tha adults and young sters alike shar the responsibilit of caring for th needy especiall at Christmas tim is borne out a the Chri s t m a Cheer Fund heads into its fina two days A burst of giving ha sent the campaign a big ste closer toward the goal of Representatives of students o John Adams Junior High Schoo reported in with the re suit of donations made in th various home rooms Not to be outdone Kiwani Club members chipped in wit total of And on their heels came th Globe Gazette newspaperboy with These were the muchwe corned larger gifts in a day tha found the mailman bringing i dozens of letters containing gen erous donations from Mason City doctor from Nancyand Brian way out i Evansville Jnd 4H clubs De Molays interstate Company power plant employes from concerned residents of Thorn ton and Meservey churc groups businessmen and indi viduals offering memorials The Benson boys for in stance got a glass jar from mother and marked it Christ mas Cheer Fund As the day went by their small change add ed up to A bill came from A bo in Boys Town who cares Several letters used this sam phrase We hope this smal contribution will help mak somebodys Christmas a littl happier Thus again we have an ex emplification of the true spiri of Christmas The donation for the day totalled leaving almost tto be raise in the next two days But this generosity by every body has shown the job can be done Mason Cityans will see t it that nobody is forgotten on Christmas Day Bring your gift to the Globe Gazette fay 10 am on Thursdaj or mail it to CHRISTMAS CHEER Box 271 Mason City Iowa 50402 CHEER FUNDGOAL SSOOOM PREVIOUSLY REPORTED Interstate Power Plant em ployes 13lt Mr and Mrs R K Reyn olds From an old friend 300 Prlnling Pressmen and As sistants Union 200 500 In Memory of Father 500 From a Boy In Boys Town Who Cares Warner H Bohn ioo A Memorial Mr and Mrs Romeo Callc lM A Hantontown Friend 160 Mason City Chapter Order ot DeMolay and Reed Cook A Friend in Thornton Thornton Federated Club Girl Scout Troop 88 Meserrey Sunday School Edna Beeles Pleasant Valley Cinder Girls 4H MAB Mason City Klwanls Club First Congregational Church Pilgrim Fellowship In Memory of Jay Joel and of John Adami Junior High School N Nancy and Brian From an MD Friend City Cloverettes JH Club In Memory of FEJ Wilson Brownie Troop 85 In Memory of Charlotte Bruce Ernies Trees The Benson Boys GlobeGazette Newsroom Globe Gazette Newspaper hoys Izetta Stewart Clear Lake 75 500 300 100 100 SOO 200 12370 200 10127 1000 g500 flOO fiOO 170 1000 5 00 S43 990 6370 100 THE DAYS TOTAL S 44161 TOTAL TO DATE J235059 STILL NEEDED t W911 GIVING DAYS LEFT ONLY 52nd birthday for Lady Bird JOHNSON CITY Tex AP Mrs Lyndon B Johnson ob served her 52nd birthday Tues day and a White House spokes man said she spent the day wrapping Christmas presents and decorating the Johnsons ranch home North Weather outlook Cloudy through Wednesday with fog Tuesday night a lit tie warmer Tuesday night fcws in mid 20s Highs Wed nesday middle to upper 700 mph winds snow slides floods reported in West r TiUE ASSOCIATED FEEU nf ASSOCIATED Onehundred mile an hour winds roared through Colorado Tuesday and caused extensive but undetermined damage to the university city of Boulder Two persons were hurt The galeforce winds blew off roofs destroyed fences and knocked out power lines for sev eral hours in Boulder and out lying areas One wall of the Uni versity of Colorado cyclotron building was blown down Jef ferson Airport east of Boulder reported 100 mph winds Den ver also had high winds but no damage was reported In Wyoming a snowstorm moved into the western part of the state dropping up to 6 inch es on the area High windsup to 70 mph piled up huge drifts Highways were imnas sable in Hoback Canyon Atlan tic City and over the South Pass south of Lander Visibili ty was poor Farther northwest huge snow slides closed the main eastwest route from Seattle across the Cascade Mountains as storms continued to thunder across the west coast from California to Washington The snow slides spilled down on the fourlane Snoquxltnie Pass Highway near North Bend Wash but no one was hurt The slides believed to have been caused by a warm spell hit on both sides of the 3000 foot sum mit State Highway Department crews cleared several smaller slides west of the summit Whole gale warnings were up as winds of 60 miles an hour hit coastal sections of Oregon Fifty famines near Portland wJre forced to leave their homes as rain and strong winds lashed that area In the floodstricken Eel Riv er Valley section in Northern California more than 2000 per sons were evacuated from their homes as heavy rains fell through the night Ukiah Calif measured more than 4 inches of rain in 24 hours Three inches ot additional snow were added to a 14inch snowpack in Kalispell Mont and 8 inches of additional snow in the western Montana and northern Idaho Rockies were on the way Some 600 residents in the summer resort town of Weott Calif 50 miles southof Eureka fled their homes as the Eel Riv er rose toward a record crest The community was under feet of water Weather Bureau officials predicted the river would reach 27 feet nearly 10 feet above flood level That mark was reached in the disas trous floods in northern Califor nia in 1955 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbor Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CiTY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 22 W4 UUe Two Associated Preii full No 271 boss rebukes U S No 1964 postal jamup ZIP code aids in Yule deluge CHICAGO code is playing Santa Glaus this year The Post Office innovation is lelping to speed delivery oi Christmas packages throughout the country Last year some gifts didnt arrive until the third week in January because of a monu mental jam in Chicago which processes most of the parcel lost going from coast to coast The Chicago office largest in he nation handled 47 million pieces of mail during last years rush Wt were really in bind Ilairborne Bolton assistant lireetor oi operations recalled Tuesday At this time last year we had nearly 100000 sacks of Christ mas packages unprocessed lome of it was stored in a ga age We had mail piled up all aver the place But this year everythings up to lont have one sack of mail ying around Oh man after last year I nought they would roll some leads said Raymond F Cummings day parcel post su ervisor We were stili work ng on mail three weeks after Christmas Now were as clean as a vhistle Somebody along the line did a tremendous job Last year Cummings said a ate surge of parcel post flooded ost offices throughout the ountry They did what they could with it but in the end they threw it to Chicago and we were tuck with it he said The Postmaster Inspection service was called in to study Chicago processing procedures The inspection service recom mended establishment of sec ional center distribution points r ZIP code for parcel post That was the real key to this thing Cummings said Finer distribution of mail preading it out across the ountry and keeping it away rom the center JUDE McNAMARA Iowa flier down twice in Viet Ncim SAIGON South Viet Nam AP An American fighter pilot who arrived in South Viet Nam six weeks ago has crash landed twice in the past four days in Communist territory Capt Jude R McNamara of Davenport survived both crashes without injury It was pretty much routine McNamara said after his sec ond crash Monday seven miles north of Ca Mau He had crashed three days sarlier near Moc Hoa west of Saigon on the Cambodian bor der Both times McNamaras Sky raiders developed engine trou ble Reporting on his second crash McNamara said I car ried out the usual emergency procedures and bellied the plane in cut the switches and climbed out I lit a cigarette and waited 10 minutes and the helicopters were down to pick me up1 SAME Review military budget Key factor in spending BULLETIN JOHNSON CITY Tex President Johnson approved Tuesday plans to develop the worlds largest plane to speed the movement of men and materials to world trouble spots Secretary of defense Robert S McNamara said after a conference with John son Tuesday that funds to be gin development of the gi gantic plane will be included in thebudget for the next fit cal year JOHNSON CITY Tex AP Johnson meets with Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara and the military chiefs Tuesday for a final re view of the Pentagon budget Defense spending accounts for about half of all federal outlays McNamara has predicted the defense budget will not exceed billion and may even be a little less This is about the same as in the current fiscal year and may determine wheth er Johnson holds spending for the year starting July 1 within the mark The latest estimate of spend ing this year is billion but Johnson has said he does not know if he can keep next years budget under billion Other visitors to the LBJ Ranch for budget talks Tuesday included Secretary of the Treas ury Douglas Dillon Director James E Webb of the National Aeronautics and Space Adminis tration and Najeeb E Halaby who heads the Federal Aviation Agency NASAs spending this year isi estimated at billion There has been some talk among gov ernment officials here that Johnson is considering cutting out some lowpriority space proj ects in order to hold down the budget In conferences Monday John on apparently completed work on the Interior Labor and Com merce department budgets NO ONE WAS KILLED Richard A Farns worth 17 driver and Robert Merriman 18 escaped death when their car spun out of control on the San Diegofreeway in Los Angeles struck a concrete abutment and wound up like this Farnsworth and Ihotofax Merriman were cut and bruised Police in center background run down the highway toremove a sec tion of engine which dropped from the wrecked vehicle Pope for end to world racism poverty VATICAN CITY aul VT in a stirring Christmas essage to the world Tuesday ght called for an end to racism ationalism poverty and social nequality among all mankind In what he called our pro ram the Roman Catholic pon ff offered the services of the Catholic Church to sus ain the efforts of men of good vill to promote the common ood to bring about universal jeace and the brotherhood of U men The Christinas Message the second in Pope Pauls 18month old reign was recorded for tele vision and radio broadcast hy the Vatican Radio and networks throughout Europe and else wherev He renewed in his speech the appeal for disarmament he made after seeing the poverty of a Bombay slum earlier this month In that appeal he urged the world leaders to stop the arms race and devote part of the funds saved for a fight on pov erty Pope Pauls speech was a call for harmony among men based on a greatly broadened democracy He said Democracy to which all mankind today appeals must take on a more universal as pect which will transcend al the obstacles that stand in the way of the effective brotherhood of all men He referred to the obstacles which continue to stand in the way of human brotherhood and outlined them in this man ner Nationalism Divides Peoples putting them in oppo sition to one another this enemy of human brotherhood Is today gaining strength we appeal to governments and peo ples to be watchful and to mod erate this facile instinct of pres tige and rivalry For it can once again prove fatal Racism Separates and opposes the different branche constituting the great human family resulting in pride mis trust exclusivism discrimina tion and sometimes even op pression Militarism We cannot help being alarmed at a mili tarism no longer focussed on the legitimate defense of the countries concerned or on the maintenance of world peace but tending rather to build up stockpiles of weapons a process which induces men to make mutual fear the treach erous and Inhuman basis of world peace Inside The Globe MASON CITY churches plan Christmas events Page 16 SCHOOL BOARDS to meet on educational TV Page 13 He could be merry for Christmas Page 6 Editorials 4 Society news 67 Clear Lake news 8 Sports news 910 North Iowa news 11 Latest markets 12 Mason City news 1213 Comics 14 Farm news 15 Transit timetable 16 Classified pages 1617 Angry garbage hauler dumps load on City Hall BUFFALO NY AP I had no place to put the load said the driver after he dropped tons of rubble from his dump truck on the sidewalk in front of Hall police report ed After dropping the load Mon day night William Giagnacova 40 left his truck on the sidewalk while he went for a cup of cof fee police said Giagnacova said he was pro testing recent city action in closing a dump to private truck ers He was charged with violat ing the state mental hygiene law and taken to Meyer Memo rial Hospital for observation police said City workers cleaned up fhe debris The truck wai lowed to a police garage FORT WORTH Tex AP The sleek fighter plane which figured in the stormy TFX de bate successfully executed an airborne test Monday although a minor malfunction cut short the maiden flight The supersonic Fill a multi purpose craft commonly called the TFX made a 21minute test hop from Carswell Air Force Base and its brief performance brought praise from many quar ters Citations came from both the Air Force and the Navy for whom the sweptwing aircraft was designed The test was scheduled for 40 Former TFX Controversyridden Fill brings praise in its debut minutes but was cut in half be cause the twoman crew was unable to retract the planes wing flaps after takeoff Project directors called the malfunction minor and said a second test would come in a week or 10 days Test pilot Richard L Johnson and copilot Val E Prahl flew the craft at a top speed of 230 miles per hour Plans had called for a maximum speed of just under 350 mph The plane reached an altitude of more than 15000 feet Despite the apparent success of the initial flight there were reports that the project is en Charge Yanks fire on Korea Redssnowballs TOKYO Korea charged Tuesday that US soldiers guarding the demilitarized zone have been tossing snowballs at the Communists The Communists also accused the Americans of making vile gestures Pyongyang radio said the charges were made at a meeting Tuesday of the Military Armistice Commission The broadcast monitored in Tokyo said the soldiers threw the snowballs at a sentry post between Dec 6 and Sunday countering cost problems and that the Navy is disturbed about what it considers the Fills ex cessive weight Frank W Davis president of Genera Dynamics Fort Worth plant where the plane was as sembled said this was not the case Its not as far as Im con cerned he said Were just about on cost and were 10 days ahead of schedule He said if the Navy is unhap py youll have to talk to the Navy about that The Navys project supervi sor Capt Donald C Davis said It sure looked wonderful Id put Navy on it right now Air Force Secretary Eugene Zuckert describing himself as a most happy fellow declared This successful accomplish ment of a milestone in a pro gram of great importance to our national security is indeed sig nificant The versatility of this air craft promises to meet the de mands for mobiiity supersonic performance and great striking power The Fill features a variable sweepwing Concept which ena bles the tactical machine to spread its wings for slow flight and tuck them in for high speeds It is capable of flying 25 times the speed of sound He backs generals in purge Warns against intervention By MALCOLM W BROWNE SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Lt Gen Nguyen ihanh commander of South Viet Nams armed forces threw down the gauntlet to Washing ion Tuesday in an order solidly backing the young generals who purged the High National Coun cil Sunday Khanh pointedly warned against foreign intervention in Vietnamese affairs and made it clear he would not go along with American demands that the purge be undone We make sacrifices for the countrys independence and the Vietnamese peoples liberty but not to carry out the policy of any foreign country Khanh said in a radio address to tha nation The expremier pledged the continued support of the armed orces for civilian Chief of State ban Khac Suu and Premier ran Van Huong but reserved he right of the armed forces to hange governments if they felt hings were getting out of hand This was a direct challenge to American demands that the Sai on civilian government have supreme authority over tha armed forces and that the armed forces should not have he right to upset the govern ment whenever they see fit Khanhs speech presumably was broadcast partly to allay rumors sweeping Saigon that ha lad been arrested Normally re iable sources reported earlier hat Khanh had been ousted rom his post as commander in hief and soon might be leav ng the country But indications Tuesday were that he was firm y in the saddle US spokesmen had no im mediate comment Americans aid privately it looked as if tha hutdown had come American officials said the urge has stymied plans being worked out to extend the war gainst the Viet Cong outside outh Viet Nam The United States had mads VIETNAM Continued on Page 2 Shopping days till Christmas Fill IN MAIDEN FLIGHT I ;