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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 14, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Th North lowaa Daily Newspaper Edited for Horn e newspaper that makes all North I owans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT E Home Edition VOL 104 Aisoclaled United Prett International Full MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 14 5 little Valentines ABERDEEN S D On Still loo young to recognize the tra ditional hearts and flowers rou tine of Valentines Day the famed Fischer quintuplets are five months old Friday The festive day is just an other 24 hours in the lives of the quints the children of Mr and Mrs Andrew Fischer Valentines aplenty were as sured for the Fischer house hold by the five older children Danny 7 and his four sisters Charlotte 8 Julie 6 Evelyn 4 and Denisc 3 Aberdeen a community of 25000 was planning nothing specialfor the day As one observer put it Heck what more valentines would you want than those cute quints Shown in the picture arc left to right Margaret Magdalene James Catherine and Mary Ann Photo copyright 1964 by Curtis Publishing Co 10c copyjThi Paper CoiuitU o Two SectioniSectlon On No 5 Still no cause for accident Britt crash remains cloudy BRITT Investigation of the twocar crash northwest of here Wednesday has shown no cause for the accident according to Sheriff L M Brower Hancock County and the Iowa Highway Patrol There were nosurvivors nor any eyewitnesses to the crash which killed four persons Highway Patrolman M A Hollnnd who investigated the accident said the two cars col lided at an open country inter section Further investigation lias disclosed no evidence of mechanical failure of either car Killed were Mr and Mrs Orville J Hill and their daugh terinlaw Sandra Hill of Eagle Grove and Mrs Fern Hilferty Britt The westbound car driven by Mrs Hilferty struck the northbound car driven by Hill Funeral services for the Hill family members are set tenta tively for Monday at the Kastler Funeral Home in Eagle Grove Definite arrangements are pend ing the arrival of their son Ciin ton from Japan where he is stationed with theU S Navy Funeral services for Mrs Hil ferly will be Saturday at pm at the Boughton Funeral Home in Britt The Rev Robert Bell of the Capitol Hill Christian Church of Des Moines will of ficiate Burial will be in Ever green Cemetery Wesley James Hilferty her husband died last May She had lived in Brilt since that time She is survived by four broth ers Lyle and Victor Burns Des JVIoines Leslie Burns New Castle Wyo Rex Burns Green Bay Wis and a sister Mrs Octa Tcrrill Des Moines Inside The Globe HIAWATHA Pioneer Trail crosses North Iowa Page fi MOHAWKS play Fort Dodge Page 9 Editorials 4 Clear Lake news 5 Mason City news 47 Sports news 910 Society news 1314 Comics 15 gets year even Easter This his insurance agent forgot him refused By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK val entines came to me this y Both were from strangers One counseled Stay sweet as you are The other said a tie heart today especially youre a purr valentine and I sure like you too My wife Frances delivered these tender missives as I going through my morning exuntil with my new heavy the ercises weight barbell pounder Once a lover always a lov er I crowed to her after put ting on my bifocals Rover I hate to break your boyish heart but these valen tines arent for you Theyre addressedin care of you for our cat Lady Dottie Passed over on St Valen tines Day in favor of a cat Well after all it was my own fault I should have known bet ter than to get my hopes up St Valentines Day been bad for me has always Cupid never pierces me with a loving arrow He kicks me square in the solar plexus In kindergarten we drew lots to determine who should send a valentine to whom Our teacher thought this would be a good lesson in democracy The litHe redhafred girl Wh0 drew my name turned blue at what destiny had done to her Iowa Falls Boyt firm is sold IOWA FALLSAUorncys for Leslie T Welsh of Barringlon 111 a Chicago suburb an nounced late Thursday hat Welsh has purchased the Boyt Co of Iowa Falls The purchase price was not announced Welsh purchased the firm from 12 Iowa Falls area men who bought the company in bankruptcy court several weeks ago Welsh said the company will S begin operations immediately He estimated that about 20 per sons will be employed in about a month North Iowa Weather outlook cloudy warmer Friday night lows 1520 Var iable cloudiness and turning colder Saturday highs 2533 Wecthtr derails on 2 sue siayea nome on valentine s is This set a kind of pattern disaster that haunted me all through grammar school by West school and college Love Germany iPt Th many battlefields in life German government am none is crueler to the West Berlin Senate turnec spirit than that fought over in 41 Friday the East Germar the years of puppy to reopen the Berlin wal In third grade I thought the Easter holidays luck had changed A frecklefaced Cleopatra handed me joint announcement by the government and the Senate sak valentine and my heart were fully agreed on the until I read its Roses are red violets East Berlin government blue why do you have two heads when one will Thursday night it was willing to allow West Berliners to In fifth grade another East Berlin during Easter beauty waylaid me in the the same basis they had dur room and pressed a the Christmas holidays into my perspiring Ludwig Erhards Oh thank you thank and the West Ber Esmerelda I Senate accused the East Ith not for you thilly government of misus lisped Ith for Roger Tell the Christmas pass agree ith from for political purposes I kicked one of ier skinny little shinbones and left her East German government tried to use the Christmas At 13 when I was riding a drug store delivery bike I bought a box of face powder as a valentine present for a favorite customer a s w e et voiced married lady of about 30 to bulwark its threeSermanys theory under which West Germany East Germany and West Berlin are looked upon as separate political enities This theory would end hopes for the German reunifi sought by Erhards gov That evening she phoned and West Berlin under store to order a pint of leadership of Mayor Willy cream for her and her and when I delivered it she handed me an envelope Under the nearest lamplight I tore it open eagerly and found insidenothing but a dollar bill Paid off by an older woman The world has never seemed quite as dark as it did that Communists offered the same conditions that allowed more than 500000 West Berliners to visit relatives in East Berlin for family reunions during the Christmas and New Years holidays on oneday passes But every cloud has at least a pewter lining Later in life for 20 straight years I did gel a valentine regularly from one f IT East Germans suggested renewal of the old agreement Thursday at the sixth meeting between Erich Wendt East Ger person my hfe insurance deputy cultural affairs L This year he didnt send me a valentine The policy was paid up last and Horst Korber a West Berlin city official They negotiated the previous agreement Sinatra lives of LOS ANGELES w told me they were sinatra Jr testified Friday at his kidnaping trial I told bigger than I but I detected a note of nervousness men who were holding me that their answers felt that my life was said he was able to and if I was not to be the FBI in finding a Canoga soon that I was going to home which the govern hem or else they would have contends was the alleged hideout Testimony came as the had a sleeping mask singer wound up his role me but there was government witness and crossexamination by three enough iight coming up from the bottom for me to read attorneys down the wax label on Asked by the hamburger they bought me prosecutor what the oath he stated This was to his threat Sinatra no publicity stunt It was no hnav BOYS IN BEHALF OF LITTLE Moines billboard men say that more than 1300 of these display signs are going up in 55 cities around the United States and Canada The signs are spon sored by a group of outdoor advertis Photofax ing companies The sponsoring group says it fears the practice of nightly baths for little boys is wearing away the happy veneer of childhood too rap idly thus producing a generation of thinskinned people Britain will continue its trade with Soviet countries WASHINGTON w Relatively little time was de voted to other issues informants said Where opinions differed rime Minister DouglasHome eft for home Friday with the expressed hope that the accom plishments of his visit with resident Johnson will benefit brief farewell ceremony mark ing the windup of his two days 15n New of conferences with Johnson on fnr mu otciiuo 1 tcll The mam purpose of the Anfirmed its support for Malaysia gloAmencan summit spokes u Both sides asked for steppedup efforts to formulate men stressed was for Johnson and DouglasHome to get to know each other before each is caught up in the whirl of elec tion campaigns In this respect the gettogeth er was a complete success said a high American official who commented The farmer from Scotland and the farmer from Texas understood each other perfectly a great many other countries also DouglasHome spoke at the positions were stated force fully and i ing the deadlock in EastWest talks on Germany and Berlin It was agreed that further relaxation of EastWest tension close the gap Briefly a sues these were the is issues around the world and the United States reaf new proposals aimed at break Although communique Thursdays joint at the conclusion of the twoday meeting men tioned only points on which Johnson and DouglasHome agreed both sides conceded that there were issues on the British leader put itat a later news conference dif ferences in emphasis exist They were trade with Cuba and trade with and credits to Communist countries Britain views trade as its lifeblood and as DouglasHome put it does not believe in boycotts The two government leaders and their foreign policy chiefs Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Foreign Secretary Richard A Butler devoted most of their time to the crisis in Cyprus I on the outcome of the Geneva disarmament con ference and action on Western proposals for a nuclear freeze and the stationing of control posts on both sides of the Iron On Southeast Asia the On sldes of the Iron pledged complete suooort Urtam to detect Preparations for a surprise attack two Though the interests of the countries are not exactly identical both sides pledged to work toward the success of the forthcoming tariff cutting nego tiations in Geneva 11 n no Makarios to peace bid Refuses change ofvenue Pick jury here Judge CUPI Judge Joe B Brown Friday ordered the defense and prosecution to try to pick a jury in Dallas for the murder trial of JackRuby De cision on a defense demand to transfer the trial to another Texas city was postponed The ruling came after four days of heated argument in a change of venue hearing over whether the slayer of accused presidential assassin Lee Har vey Oswald could get a fair rial in Dallas Trial was scheduled to begin Monday with Dist Atty Henry Vade seeking the death penalty or the 52yearold nightclub op rator Brown withheld a ruling on he defense demand for removal of the trial to another Texas ity He ordered both sides to lart questioning prospective urors Monday He said he would not rule until he saw how the question ng of jurors went Chief defense attorney Melvin argued that Ruby could not be tried fairly in Dallas and a stream of witnesses hrough the court during the ourday change of venue hear ng to try to prove his point Belli indicated he had ex pected the decision Wade said the court was in he process of trying to move he trial into a larger room than Judge Browns court which has seats for only 68 spectators Brown ordered jury selection o begin at 9 am CST Monday Officiate planned to empanel 900 prospective jurors In Dal las veniremen are chosen by lot from poll tax rolls The decision by the came one dayafter he abruptly ended the change of venue hear ing NICOSIA Cyprus itf Pres ident Makarios Friday rejected the British American proposal to land an international peace lies force on embattled Cyprus and will take the matter to the urge restraint on Turkey He will then go to Athens on a sim ilar mission to Greek authori Makarios is believed to be United Nations immediately authoritative diplomatic sources said Sporadic fighting persisted between Greek and Turkish Cypriots There was no immediate offi cial statement from Makarios or from U S Undersecretary of Stele George Ball who ended Uiree days discussions in Nicosia Ball flow to Ankara to report to Turkish officials on his talks with Cypriot leaders and to ready to ask for a U N Secur ity Council resolution which would prevent any one nation from intervening in Cyprus and to protect Cyprus territorial in tegrity This would be aimed primarily at Turkey Diplomats said the United States and Britain believe a solution must be found to settle the differences on the island which might possibly lead to a war between Greece and Tur key who are allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization JACK RUBY ANOTHER WEEK WASHINGTON dent Johnson Thursday pro claimed the week of June 28 National Safe Boating Weelc 1 ;