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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 23, 1964, Mason City, Iowa result was contributed Cheer Fund has best day ever ASON CITY and the surrounding area especially the young people know how to ac cept a challenge that conies from and is answered by the heart The a total of to the Christmas Cheer greatest single days giving in the 40year his tory of the holiday season char ity With only three days remain ing before Christmas the Cheer Fund was from its mini mum goal of Our pleas were answered with a burst on Tuesday almost doubling that total on Wednesday Thus a very Merry Christ mas is assured for hundreds of needy Mason City children and adults who will deeply ap preciate this boost to their morale in the traditionally most joyous of seasons Again it was the schools that led the way several of them with donations that easily ex ceeded their own generous rec ords of the past Mason City High School contributed higher than a year ago The giving of these young people can be appreciated even more since only a week ago they had contributed to the Red Cross fund drive Monroe Junior High Schoo displayed the same extra ef fort that makes any athletic team great An initial passing ofthehat netted The stu dents decided they could do even better than that and they passed it again The second effort produced an additiona making a total of aboui greater than last year Dolores Humphrey the Mon roe art instructor got into the spirit of the thing too by raff ling off some of her proceeds going to the Cheer Fund Roosevelt Junior High Schoo brought in Mason City Jun ior College and John Adams Junior High reported in an ad ditional to its of Tuesday The enthusiasm of young sters also had its adult counter part as businessmen unions workers and housewives joinec in the spirit of the occasion So it was a day of great gen erosity that engulfed Cheer Fund headquarters We at the GlobeGazette are greatly ap preciative of this record re sponse that despite successes in every previous year never ceases to astound us The Cheer Fund comes to a close at 10 am Thursday There still is time to do your bit to make this an even hap pier Christmas than we had hoped Bring your gift to the GlobeGazette or send it to CHRISTMAS CHEER GlobeGazette Box 271 Mason City Iowa 50402 CHEER FUND GOAL K PREVIOUSLY REPORTED 1235059 Decker Carmine Room 84B Decker Canned Meat Depf 2851 6th Grade Roosevelt School 1051 Paul Ray and Jean 2flG T J Farnan Clear HFD Lawrence and Alitza 300 The Cofrcc D r I p of Northwestern States Port land Cement Co 600 Sandy Oakleat and Rachut IMl Lou and Elizabeth 100 Mason City tilth School student body ISSflfi Bill Thomas Clear Laka Anonymous Jolin Adams Junior Hlfh School additional dona tions SIK ACCn A friend A0 200 Mm Sam Rozen IfllM A Cheer Fund Friend 200 DSS lOOd Mrs Gcnrfre Penson 500 Monroe Junior High School students and faculty 19792 Bill and Mark SOO Old ftleservey Friend SOd MlS 500 Just Anonymous Jod mils Camera Store XOO Athenian Study Club 2so In Memory of IGL 200 Mrs It C Bailey 100 Ann Jane Lori 2Of Roosevelt Junior Hif h School Iowa State FoHcemeci Assn Unit 1000 Dee Ann and Jan Marie Z Sheffield 1000 Glenda 200 Mark and Scott 300 Mason City Junior Students In Memory of J e fi t i SOO From Episcopalian United Packing Route Food and Allied Workers 3500 First National Bank em ployes 771S R Chevrolet Co em ployes ZJOO THE DAYS TOTAL J 8731J TOTAL TO DATE J3W277 GIVING DAYS LEFT ONE The newspaper that makes all North I owans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 23 1964 UOe a Paper Consists ol Two mil Wlrw No 272 Viet antiUS campaign PORTLAND heavy rain caused floodingin part of residential southeast Portland Most of Oregon had similar or worse flooding in what Gov Mark Hatfield termed the worst disaster ever to hit the state Thousands flee floods By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Galewhipped torrential rains from the Pacific lashed Califor nia Oregon Idaho and Nevada Wednesday for the third straight day endangering scores of cities and towns and threatening to force evacuation of a city of 11 000 The Christmastime deluge has killed six persons left three rescuers missing and forced more than 5000 persons to flee before raging waters of a dozen PRISON SENTENCES TUEBINGEN Germany TV Prison sentences have been given two former Nazi sergeants convicted of murdering or help ing murder more than 300 in mates of Stutthof concentration camp near Danzig North Iowa Weather outlook Variable cloudiness through Thursday Colder Lows Wed nesday night in 20s Occasion al light snew Thursday highs 30 north to mid south Weather details on page 2 floodswollen mountain rivers and hundreds of streams An amphibian helicopter car rying three Coast Guardmen was missing arid presumec down after evacuating 10 per sons from an island in Califor riias Eel River At Yuba City Calif 110 mile north of San Francisco the Sutter County Board of Super visors made a provisional deci sion to evacuate the citys II 000 persons if and when the Feather River reaches 77foo depth The river was expected to reach 79 feet this afternoon The river is backed up behind a levee In the disastrous 1955 Northern California flood 3 persons died when the levee washed out and the river reached 826 feet Rampaging flood wafers have forced evacuations in Guerne ville Orick Fortuna Klamath Loleta Paskenta Scotia Rio Dell Pepperwood Weott Myer Flat Phillipsville and Mirand in Northern California The evacuees found shelter with luckier neighbors in near by towns hotels and in emer gency lodgings set up by Civil ian Defense and Red Cross FOCUS on North Iowa Charles City teens may get new club By CHARLES W WALK North News Director CHARLES CITY contro versy over a teenage recreation center here took on a new turn this week It came with the announce ment that the articles of incor poration of a rather unusual Charles City organization have been filed with the Secretary of States office for approval Name of the new corporation be the Fra ternal Reliance Assn for Teens The official abbreviation for the organization will be The Frat Club The announcement of the pro posed corporation came less than two weeks after the Charles City City Council passed a resolution which closed the doors of a private teenage rec reation center which had been in operation several months The councils resolution up held a ruling by the citys Plan ning and Zoning Commission that Barton Townsend owner of the building in which the teen age center was located not be issued a special use permit to operate the recreation center Owners of houses and resi dents in the area where the teen center was located had petition ed the Planning and Zoning Commission against granting the permit Another group made up mostly of students and their parents had petitioned the com mission to permit the center to remain open If the new corporation has its articles approved it could re open the teen center under the same ordinance which closed the previous operation The zoning ordinance which required Townsend to receive a special use permit in order to operate his enterprise also al lows a fraternal organization or club to operate without having to receive any special permis sion Any decision about the loca tion of the Frat Club however will have to wait until the or ganization is approved a cor poration official said Tuesday The same official did say how ever that if the corporation is approved negotiations prob ably would be held with Town send on the possibility of leas ing his building for use by the organization When contacted to comment on the possibility of a teenage recreation center going back into Townsends building in compliance with the zoning reg ulations Charles City Mayor Lee Albaugh said he was sure the FOCUS Continued on Page 2 New crisis in UN as Reds say no UNITED NATIONS NY AP The Soviet Union plunged the United Nations into a new crisis Wednesday by re jecting an AsianAfrican plan designed to permit the General Assembly to recess for the holi days without a USSoviet show down on peacekeeping assess ments As a result the 115nation Gen eral Assembly has scheduled an unprecedented dayb Christmas session to seek a way out of the impasse Assembly President Alex QuaisonSackey of Ghana had hoped to wind up the yearend business this after noon Diplomatic sources said the Soviet objections were so funda mental that a compromise ap peared impossible between now and Thursday The hitch was disclosed after Soviet Ambassa dor Nikolai T Fedorenko saw Quaison Sackey Wednesday morning The finance plan drafted by the 59nation AsianAfrican group and modified by Quaison Sackey and SecretaryGeneral U Thant called for voluntary contributions by UN members to put the organizations fi nances on a stable and solid basis In return all countries would agree not to invoke Article 19 of the UN Charter which sus pends the voting rights of coun tries two years in arrears on assessments The Soviet Union and six other Soviet bloc coun tries are in that category Diplomatic sources said the Soviets objected to the phrase stable and solid basis CHARGED IN BAZOOKA SHOT Three Cu bans identified as officials of an antiCastro exile group are shown in Long Island City police station in Queens Borough where they were charged with In bazooka incident Pliotorax taking part in the Dec 11 bazooka shot at the United Nations building From left are Ignacio Novo Detec tive William Riley Julio Carlos Perez and Guillermo Novo Charge 3 fired on U N NEW YORK anlijTicmpo a Spanishlanguage Castro Cubans were arraigned weekly newspaper said the Wednesday on charges of taking three men told himbefore their part in the Dec 11 bazooka shot arrests that they had purchased at the United Nations Building a deactivated bazooka for Judge Samue J Ohringe injfrom a war surplus store in Kevv Gardens Queens Criminal each Manhattan and fashioned a fir ing device out of an automobile Court set bail at and ordered the trio to trial ignition Jan 6 The Cubans identified as offiRoss said the men told him cials of an exile group were thcv could have hit the UN quoted as saying they purposely i headquarters but purposely missed the 38story East Riverddnt skyscraper that their motive Shopping days till Christmas Earthquake shakes California Mexico SAN DIEGO Calif AP An earthquake shook Southern California and adjacent areas of Mexico with these results In San Diego where the quake Tuesday did most of its minor damage fire alarms rang ail over the city windows broke by the score some penny arcade pinball machines flashed tilt skyscrapers rocked like ships at sea and beds rolled about on casters at Scripps Hos pital At nearby National City Mrs E C Davey was shaken out of bed At El Centro inland a newslas their decorations tinkled to man turned around to see who the floor was shoving his chair At Palm Springs on the des ert waves were observed on the citys hundreds of swimming pools In Tijuana Mexico Avenida Revolucion was jammed with people who fled from shops and restaurants To the north in Los Angeles and Orange County coastal ar eas pictures danced on the walls and Christmas trees vif was to take newspaper head u j iu jJti iiiidu lines from Ernesto Guevara uban minister of industry who was speaking to the UN Gen eral Assembly at the time Guevara is the No 2 man in the Communist regime of Prime Minister Fidel Castro The three Cubans were booked Tuesday night in Queens from where the rocket was fired The missile from the World War II Germanmade rocket launcher soared over a tugboat and exploded in the river about 100 yards from the UN secre tariat building on the Manhat tan shore No one was hurt Stanley Ross editor of El In Pasadena Dr Charles Richter of the California Insti tute of Technology seismology lab looked at his graphs clocked the quake at pm and assigned it a tentative mag nitude of 57 on the Richter scale on which the 1906 San Francisco quake was 83 and the Alaskan Good Friday quake was 85 He said the quake probably originated on Mexico1 Baja California Peninsula Inside The Globe Ross said his reporters had found out who the perpetrators were and that he had urged the three to surrender The three were planning to do that when police picked them up he said Ross identified them as mem bers of the Cuban Nationalist Movement an antiCastro group headquartered in Miami Police said the arrests result ed from painstaking work on their part including checkups on the sale of bazookas There were unconfirmed re ports the FBI would make fur ther arrests in connection with the bazooka sale The FBI de clined comment The Cubans were booked as Julio Carlos Perez 31 a Tele type repairman from the Bronx and brothers Ignacio Novo 26 a shoe salesman of Manhattan and Guilicrmo Novo 25 a door man from North Bergen NJ Chief of Detectives Philip J Walsh who gave the brother names as Nova said th three were charged with cndan gering life maliciously by plac ing an explosive near a buil ing and with attempting t damage a building or a vcssc both felonies punishable by u to 25 years in prison on cac count They also were charge with conspiracy In Miami Felipe Rivero n tional director of the Cuban N tionalist Association or Mov said Ignacio Nova wa his organizations national se retary general that Guillerm Nova was its delegate for Ne Jersey and that Julio Perez wa chief of its naval department Clear Lake 45 ARTISTS IDEA OF WORLDS BIGGEST Boeing artist drew Mason City news Lf1ls Pcture of a Boeing heavy logistics type aircraft to speed the movement of 7 men and materials to world trouble spots President Johnson has approved plans Society ij to develop the plane The plane shown here is representative of the type studied THW MO over the past several years The plane will carry the designation C5A It will i 14 i I L Khanh attacks Taylor Protests are hinted SAIGON Viet Nam AP here were indications Wednes ay that South Vietnamese mili ary men arc cranking up an ntiAmerican campaign that lay even involve street demon trations against US Ambassa or Maxwell D Taylor Informed sources said Lt en Nguyen Khanh command r of the armed forces already as drawn the outlines of such campaign before his military ouncil of some 20 high officers It was not known whether the ivilian premier T r a n Van luong would go along but Chanh had clearly become the trongest man in South Viet Vam for the time being Khanh told the nation by ra tio Tuesday night that no for Rusk asks end to Viet feuds WASHINGTON of State Dean Rusk urged feuding factions in Saigon Wednesday to set aside per sonal considerations and what he called lesser issues in the interest of getting on with Ihe war against Red guerrillas Rusk did not name any partic ular South Vietnamese leader but his remarks at a news conference came amid strong US displeasure over moves by Saigon generals to purge the civilian leadership eign power could impose its pol icies on his armed forces In the speech Khanh was clearly taking an antiAmerican one with the added assertion lis country could go on without American assistance if neces sary Later Khanh granted an in erview to a correspondent of he New York Herald Tribune n which he directly attacked Taylor Khanh was quoted as saying that if Taylor did not act more intelligently Southeast Asia would be lost According to other highly in brmcd sources Khanh told his council of generals that tough pressure on the United States must now be applied and that his should include antiAmeri can demonstrations if neces sary In the midst of this the US State Department said it could not condone improper interfer ence in Viet Nams civilian government Disagreements between Tay lor and Khanh have flared up from time to time in the past three months But there were no advance signs of the current explosion set off Sunday by a military purge of the High Na tional Council Th dispute is at least partly a personality clash between Khanh and Taylor A military reorganization of the High National Council might at least partly satisfy the American demand for a return of the government to civilian control Army advisor dies in Viet SAIGON South Viet Nam US Army adviser was icilled Wednesday by Viet Cons fire and another American was reported missing The dead American an enlist ed man was accompanying a patrol that ran into a Viet Cong platoon of about 40 men near Lhc North Vietnamese border He was struck in the head and died in an evacuating helicop ter military sources said SAME ;