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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 13, 1964, Mason City, Iowa 5f feegm 73 weefcs of paid Bv ROR tf en i By BOB VOELKER PITTSBURGH AP Veter an sleelworkers are hurrying out of mill gates these days with an extra bounce in their steps and smiles on their faces Outside the gate there is backslapping and laughter The oldtimers then head home to en joy something few of them could envision for themselves years ago They are starting for the firsttime 13week paid vaca tions granted in the current steel labor contract Many scatter to faroff vaca tion spots Others stay home leisurely tackling odd jobs around the house and perhaps planning a trip later Some just take it easy relishing the sim ple luxury of doing nothing Best thing they could do for a workingman its wonderful said James L Parker a labor er at US Steel Corps nearby Clairton coking plant A mill worker for 41 years Parker added Its a relief Youre getting paid for it and you feel good Machinist Harry McKee 62 is another of those staying home watching the world go by Ive got my wife grandson and dog Were happy said McKee I hope the rest of the men are enjoying their vaca tions as much as I am McKee works at the Pitts burgh Works of Jones Laugh lin Steel Corp Hes been in the mills 45 years through bitter strikes and layoffs The urge to travel hits many vacationers right away Most say they want to see old friends or new places George Visnick 53 a roller in the plant here headed immediately for Florida Hes staying in a Miami hotel and plans a leisurely return trip to his home in nearby McKeesport The vacation program was worked out in negotiations last year between major basic steel producers and the United Steel workers Union It covers some 450000 workers in basic steel and has since spread to other steelrelated plants The plan provides 13week vacations each five years for the 50 per cent of the work force with the most seniority Its figured on a companywide basis not plant by plant North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 104 AiiaeUled and United International Full Wtrei MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 13 1H4 IOC a Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection On No 4 die n mystery crash MR AND MRS LEON AMES Ames laughs off kidnap attempt NORTH HOLLYWOOD Calif actor Leon Ames released after being held at gunpoint for four hours in a extortion attempt laughed it off Ive played a lot of these parts before he said Ames who also is a prominent auto dealer his wife Christine and Uyo others were involved in the reallife drama Wednesday that ended with the cap ture of a young mechanic who had fled with Mrs Ames as a hostage She was released unharmed after police directed from a helicopter overhead surrounded the car Ames 61 plays in the Mr Ed television series and was a star in the series Life With Father as well as many movies said the action reminis cent of a gangster movie start ed when I heard the doorbell ring It was just after 8 am There was a young fellow stand ing there with a gun He said Back up and shut up He said This is a holdup and a kidnap Dont try any thing funny I couldnt believe it He said one false move and my wife would be dead He asked for within two hours I pretended to be sick thinking maybe I could get the gun but then f realized that was silly When Ames told the man he did not have the suspect told him to contact his partner Ralph Williams and tell him to come to the Ames home for a business conference When Williams arrived the gunman held him Ames and his wife and a house guest Herbert F Baumgarteker 50 at gun point until nearly 10 am when the Bank of America branch opened MRS BENNER BENNER The gunman ordered Williams to get the from the bank in small denominations Wil Hams returned with the money about He handed over the money He didnt say he had notified police and that the place was surrounded by ing one in a helicopter over head He ordered Mrs Ames to drive him in Williams car aft er letting her put a coat on over her housecoat and pajamas Seven blocks away Mrs Ames stopped the car for a traf fic light and seven police cars moved in Police recovered the money and booked Lynn Wayne Ben ner 21 of La Mirada on sus picion of kidnaping and rob bery Also arrested was Benners wife Patricia Louise 25 who was waiting in a car parked four blocks from the Ames home With her was their 3 yearold daughter Werner Heyde kills himself before trial FRANKFURT Germany Werner Heyde fac ing trial next week as a Nazi war criminal committed sui cide in his cell at Butzbach Pen itentiary the state prosecutors office announced Thursday Wednesday another defendant in the case Friedrich Tillmann leaped or fell from the window North Iowa Weather outlook Fair and colder Thursday night lows 1520 Friday in creasing cloudiness occasion al light snow northwest by highs In the 30s details on 2 of a washroom in the eighth floor of an office building in Co logne The two were to have gone on trial in Limburg next Tues day charged with the killing of 70000 persons of 200000 exe cuted by the Nazis as mental defectives TUimann 60 was office chief of what the Nazis called its eu thanasia or painless killing center in Berlin during World War H Heyde 61 also was emi ployed at the center Tillmann became director of the Cologne Orphan Asylum after the war A third defendant is Dr Hans Hefelman Yet another defend ant Gerhard Bohne disap peared from his homo at Dues seldorf late last year and is be lieved to be in Latin America Swiss reject charges Reds cite lag in security GENEVA AP Switzer and has sharply rejected the Soviet Unions complaints about Swiss security in the case of a Russian disarmament dele gates defection to the United States Rene Helg president of the Geneva cantonal state gov ernment Wednesday called the Russian charges unfounded unjust and unfriendly He sale the Russians refused to cooper ate with Swiss authorities and even hindered the Swiss police investigation Semyon K Tsarapkin chie Soviet delegate to theinterna tional disarmament conference a c c u se d Western agents o provocative activity in the defection of Yuri I Nossenko 36 He has been identified by US officials as an officer of the So viet KGB security agency In a statement to newsmen Tsarapkin accused Switzerlanc of failing to provide adequate security for delegates and de manded the Swiss get Nossen ko back Summoning Soviet Ambassa dor Alexander Lochtchkov to his office in Bern Foreign Min ister Friedrich Wahlen handed the Soviets a stiff protest against Tsarapkins remarks At a news conference in Ge neva Helg said Tsarapkin wait ed 29 hours before informing Swiss police of Nossenkos dis appearance Helg declared the Russians refused to give Swiss police a photograph of Nossenko his birth date or particulars of his background and refused to al low inspection of his belongings or permit questioning of other members of the Soviet delega tion Swiss police said Nossenko slipped into neighboring France Feb 4 There is no indication of his present whereabouts On Monday the US State Depart ment annovmced he had asked for political asylum in the Unit ed States Fighting again in i til o SCENE OF DEATH This is the sceneafter7 Ji two car wreck 3 miles west and one mile north of Britt in which four persons were killed The car in the fore ground was driven by Orville J Hill Eagle Grove The car at the left was driven by Mrs Olive Hilferty No cause seen for accident Cars hit at open crossing BRITT Cause of a twocar crash which killed four persons northwest of here Wednesday remained a mystery to authori ties Thursday There were no survivors Iowa Highway Patrolman M A Holland who investigated the accident said the two cars collided at an open country in tersection He said apparently neither of the drivers saw the other ye vvri hide and added that it looked Britt Both Hill and Mrs Hilferty died in as U tfae drivers just werent as did two others in the Hill car White blankets to what they er three bodies Thompson Britt NewsTribune photo by Ruby decision to come on Friday says Dallas judge DALLAS Judge Joe B Brown said Thursday he will announce Friday afternoon whether he will move Jack Ru bys murder trial away from Dallas Brown set 2 pm GST as the time for his ruling then re Cyprus NICOSIA Cyprus UP Heavy fighting broke out Thursday in the southern port of Limassol and casualties among Turkish Cypriots were reported running high before the British ar ranged a ceasefire The British said it appeared the fighting had stopped at am For a time the Greek Cyp riots seemed to be on the verge of wiping out the Turks there The eruption of fighting broke a ceasefire arranged in Limas sol by the British Wednesday night Bulletin W AS H 1 NG TON President Johnson and Brit ish Prime Minister Sir Alec DouglasHome Thursday an nounced complete support of each others policies in South east Asia and many other areas But tbey tiptoed around their disagreement over trade with Cuba and the Red Bloc Early Story On Page 2 cessed the court until that time He acted shortly after the hear ing resumed on the defense ef fort to win a transfer to an other city of the murder trial for the killer of Lee Harvey Os wald accused assassin of Pres ident John F Kennedy The judge called recess when defense attorneys said testimo ny from more than 100 witnes ses subpoenaed but not yet called to testify would simply Schwengel to run again WASHINGTON Fred Schwengel RIowa announced Thursday he is a candidate for reelection to a sixth twoyear term add the same sort of testimony already heard Brown said he did not want to hear any more testimony un less it was along new lines Earlier the state had present ed a number of exhibits with which it hoped to bear out its contention that Ruby can get just as fair a trial in Dallas as anywhere in Texas The exhibits included all is sues of the Dallas Times Her ald the Dallas Morning News and the Oak Cliff Tribune from BUSINESSMAN DIES GREENWICH Conn Funeral services were held Thursday for E Lee Talman 58 vice president of Lever Brothers Co and former treas urer of the Coca Cola Co Nov 22 1963 when Kennedy was killed until Thursday The exhibits also included a eries My Story by Jack Ru by from the Houston Chron icle Written in the first person he series has been syndicated in a number of newspapers Defense lawyers claim a fair trial for Ruby in Dallas County s impossible Rubys trial is scheduled to begin Monday unless the judge grants a transfer Inside The Globe MASON CITY drops out of semipro baseball Page 9 Editorials 4 Clear Lake news 5 Society news 47 Sports news 910 Latest markets 12 Mason City news 1213 Comics 14 Cub Gazette 15 Transit timetable u Classified pages 1617 North Iowa news 18 VALENTINE FOR grade students at St Thomas Aquinas School in Dallas hold the giant Valen tine they prepared for Caroline Ken nedy The fourfoottall card is too large to go in the mail so a picture of the greeting and a letter from each of the students will be mailed to the Photofax daughter of the late President Ken nedy Sister Rosaline the class teacher said the children wanted to do some thing at Christmas time to express their feelings but thought it best to wait and came up with the idea for the giant greeting doing He said there were no ob structionsat the intersection Dead are r Orville J Hill 53 His wife Cleo Their daughterinlaw Mrs Clinton Sandra Kay Hill 20 all of Eagle Grove And Mrs Fern Hilferty 63 Britt The officer said the west bound car driven by Mrs Hil ferty struck the northbound ve hicle driven by Hill Both cars then crashed into a ditch The Hilferty car traveled about 30 feet into the ditch Hills car skidded about 72 feet before coming to rest on its top Hill was an engineer for North Western Railway With his wife and daughterinlaw they were going to see Hills sister Mrs Orville Nelson a re cent hospital patient The wreck occurred about two miles short of the Nelson home and about four miles northwest of Britt Hills wife died about two hours after the accident at the Hancock County Memorial Hos pital here The others died instantly Mrs Hilfertys husband died last May She and her husband CRASH Please turn to page 2 SAME gives birth to 5 pound baby girl CHICAGO 10yearold girl gave birth Wednesday night to a 5pound 15ounce girl and became the youngest mother on record in Chicago The childmother a fourth grade pupil and the baby were reported in good condi tion by the physician who de livered the infant by Caesar can section at St Bernards Hospital The child had been taken to the hospital three weeks ago after a parochial school teacher discovered the girl was pregnant Hospital authorities said baby was taken to St Vin cents Orphanage They said there is little chance the young mother will ever sec her daughter A 16yearold boy was said to be the father Health department records show there have been 15 birlhs in Chicago by J 1year olds since 1950 The youngest known mother on record WM a 5year old girl in Peru ;