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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 5, 1963, Mason City, Iowa The Daily Newspaper newspaper that makes a II Nor th lo wa ns neighbors Edition VOL 103 Auoclited and United UUnuUoul Full WtiW MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVIM1I US Iftt Paper of Two N4 231 French British send out convoys it 3 and Janet 6 after the girls were with children and three women following 21 hours in AP Photofax a snowbound car None of the group suffered apparent ill effects from the ordeal on a mountain pass northwest of Denver of 3 Winners Xn American scientist Tuesday be came the first woman towin a Nobel PrizeJin physics in 60 years She will share the prize with a second US scientist and a West German Winding Up the 1963 Nobe awards a West German scien tist and one frbm Italy were named share the prize hi chemistry The Swedish Royal Academy of Science announced these ners of the physics and chemis try prizes each worth Physics Mrs Maria GoeppertMayer of the University of California and J Hans D Jensen of Heid their work in deter jninmg the nature of the shell of the atoms nucleus She is the first woman residing in America to wina Nobel physics prize and the first to be named since Marie Curie of France shared the prize in 1903 Eugene yWigner of Princeton University who helped to lay the groundwork for the present advance study of nuclear phys ics Wigner will get half the prize Mrs GoeppertMayer and Jensen will divide the other half Chemistry Prof Karl Ziegler of West Germany and Prof Giulio Nat ta of Italy for their work with molecules that helped to the of use ful plastics The award money comes frpm a bequest by the late Alfred Nobel inventor of dynamite who directed that the interest on the bequest be dis tributed among those who bene fit mankind The formal award ceremony will beheld Dec 12 in Stock holm Wigner who is 61 and ana tive of Hungarywas educated in Budapest and BerlinHe joined the Princeton faculty in 1930 as professor of mathemati cal physics Wigner In 1958 received the Fermi Prize and in I960 was awardedthe Atoms for Peace Prize f Mrs GoeppertMayer 57 was born in Kattowitzr r Ger many now Katowice She took her doctorate at Goet tingen Germany in 1930 and then was on the staff of Johns Hopkins University in Balti more for 10 years along with her American husband Joseph Mayer a professor of chemical physics At her home in La JollaT Calif Mrs GoeppertMayer ex claimed I really dont know what to say it is it y true I still cant believe its true Olr how wonderful Inside The Globe MRS NHU MAY make her home in U S Page 2 EYEWITNESS to demise of Diem and Mm Page 3 Editorials 4 Society news 91011 North Iowa news 12 Sports news 1314 Mason City news 1417 Comics 18 Clear Lake news Farm news ft Transit timetable 22 Classified North Iowa Weather outlbok Cloudy chance of a few late Tuesday night early Wednesday Lows Tuesday night in the 40s Mostly cloudy Wednesday highs in the SOs Weather details on Page 2 In Heidelberg Jensen said IThatsfantastic But I can believe it until I get the officia notification Wigner was away when news Avas Telephoned to hi home near the Princeton Uni versity campusSaid his wife haventbeen awakened so since my y neighbors gas furnaceblew up a few yearsago Mrs Wignersaid her husbanc has devoted considerable time to researchinto the peacefu uses of nuclear power and add a good ed But I think he is teacher also He is a sincere physicist she said Im delighted that he got it Jensen was born in Hamburg in 1907 and went of the university there in 1937 He hag been professor of theo retical physics at Heidelberg since 1949 Mrs GoeppertMayer after period at Columbia University in New York in World War II joined Argonne National Labor atory where she worked for 15 years At the same time she served as professor at the Uni versity of Chicago Since 1960 the two Mayers have occupied chairs at the La Jolla branch of the University of California hunt under way for slayer DES MOINES AP Scores f law enforcement officers in ensifiecj a search Tuesday for an accused slayer who had been at large in Des Moines since pm Monday when he es caped from the county jail by grabbing ajailers keys Authorities said they feared hat by this time the fugitive Edward J Miller a 25yearold Negro was armed They de icribed him as dangerous Miller Was charged with nujf der in the slaying of a woman friend Mrs Anna May Jackson 32 who was shot twice Oct 25 after she fell or was pushed from a moving car on the Des Moines eastside Millers cunning escape oc curred matter of minutes Monday afternoon after a police squad delivered him and six other prisoners from Municipal Court to the county jail building The door was locked after the prisoners were ushered into a booking room outside the jail proper While three deputies were processing them Miller struck Jailer Jack Halligan 59 who was holding one key in his hand He made one jab at me and knocked the key to the ground Halligan said The punch shoved me off balance against a cabinet I dont believe the key even hit the floor before he caught it up and made one jab at the door He was lucky enough to hit the lock and turn the bolt in a secondThen he took off Fleetfooted Miller ran down a 35foot hall and out the main door of the building Miller came here from Cedar Rapids sometime ago Officers said that in the area where he lived he probably knew places where he could get a gun Miller 5 feet 11 inches weighing 165 was wearing only a polo shirt aiW black trousers when he escaped Rusk calls it serious Concern in US mounting BULLETIN WASHINGTON State Department Tuesday re jected as completely unac ceptable Russias claim Hut the Soviet Unionhas the right to lay down rules governing military travel to West Ber FROM OUK W1KE SERVICES WASHINGTON Secretary of StatBjDean Rusk said Tuesday that Russias latestblockade of a US army convoyon the au tobahn leading to Berlin can not be tolerated He called it a very serious matter The blockade was viewed here Tuesday with more conceVn as each hour passed US officials expressed fear it could grow into a serious confrontation Earlier officials stressed tha the incident was not causing too much concern The convoy delayed since Monday at the autobahn check point tried atmidnight to break through to West Berlin but was cut off by five Soviet armored personnel carriers and sedans The situation has taken seri ous dimensions said a high ranking official in Washington and he revealed that intensive consultations were under waj l United States Great Britain andJPrance v When t two American convoys were suddenly stoppedby the Russians last month jarring he cold war truce that fol lowednegotiation of the limited nucleartest ban JS officials blamed the inci dents on a local misunder standing Then and now the question was over Russian demands thai he troops in the convoy dis mount and be counted before passing through the checkpoint on the autobahn which links Berlin with Vest Germany So there would be no future misunderstandings the United States spelled for Moscow ts policy on the matter admiri stration officials said The Russian reaction was slow in coming but it came Monday when a Soviet officer at the checkpoint warned that he Russians not the Western will write the rules Early check indicates record vote Record totals in Tuesdays Hason City municipal election were indicated in a 2 pm tally f votes Of the citys 15000 Oters 2229 had gone to the lolls at the time of the check This compared with 1790 at iie same hour two years ago nd 760 at the same time in the 959 election With two full slates of candi ates and much discussion of ssues up to the final moments f the campaign public interest vas definitely aroused It indi ated a record total of votes by polls close at 8 f By LARRY FULLER i V Tempers exploded and a ver bal clash over political differ ences erupted at Monday nights Mason City City Council meet ing Oy In a 15niinute freefrall which was broadcast over LO Mayor George E Me former Fourth Ward Council man Lloyd McGee and council members battled over a politi cal advertisement in Mondays GlobeGazette and newspaper articles during the i campaign The wordbattle started about pm when formal business including inspection of warrants had been cpncluded Adjourn ntent had been moved by Coun cilman Pha Ski he time the m Ward councilmen are being hosen in the first and third vards besides a councilmanrat arge and a park commissioner he votewas heavy in both the irst and third wards the only recinct below 1961 totals be ng the second of the second in or th west Mason City Here are the number of bal ots cast at 2 pm in each of compared he eight precincts ith 1961 and 1959 Prec 1963 VI PI238 VI P2 254 V2P 1366 W2 P2185 W3 PI 355 W3 P2 389 W4 PI305 W4 P2 137 mi 129 208 289 198 309 275 267 115 1W9 56 78 130 87 158 63 147 41 u RESCUE ATTEMPT FAILSFire and his brdther ages 6 and perished Q n4 J J1 L itle erupts oh eve of city election cilman JPha Skipton Mayor Mendon told the coun cil he had received a telephone call from a citizen who wanted to speak After a fiveminute delay McGee appeared at the podium near the council table I would like to speakper tainihg to statements made in ah advertisement in tonights newspaper at a Junior Chamberof Commerce meet ing McGeesaid Sept 5 the City Council passed a resolution ap proving contract with David Gill the Highland Park golf course architect McGee con tinued This waswhen I still wason the council and before the Park Commission was even created And then the battle began Third Ward Councilman Dan H Shire a candidate for re election told McGee he was free to make statements at council butthat it was not politicalmeeting McGeecountered that he was not speaking of politics but try ing to straighten out statement Urgency in Thompsons purchase of insurance I MINNEAPOLIS Minn UPI T Eugene Thompson ex messed a sense of urgency n demanding more and more double indemnity life insurance on his wife Carol a little over a year before her murder an nsurance agent testified Tues day This threat of urgency ran h r o u g h our conversation James Richard Treanor said at the Thompson murder trial Thompson 35 a St Paul criminal attorney is charged with first degree murder and he state contends he master ninded a plot to do away with his pretty 34yearold wife At the time of Carol Thomp ons stab murder March 1 Thompson was bene iciary and owner of ife insurance on his wife The urgency of Thompsons desire for the insurance coin cided the JanuaryFebru ary period of 1962 during which he state charges he was telling his girlfriend to give him 11 more months and then well lave enough money for us to ive on The existence of a female companion with whom Thomp son spent nights in hotel and motel rooms was alleged Mon day by prosecutor William fi Randall in his opening state ment before a sixman six woman jury in Hennepin Dis trict Court Treanor an agent for the Travelers Insurance Co tcsti he had good friend of the Thompsons and that when Thompson told him in February 1962 that another agent had recommended he take out on Carols life I told him I thought it was a doggone good idea However instead of the whole life insurance recommended Thompson decided 000 in term five year policy Oh Feb 6 1962 he purchased the policy with an accidental death double indem nity clause for an additional On Feb 14 Treanor testified he made out a new policy for and wrote his Hart ford Connheadquarters that Thompson insists he be al lowed an additional doubleindemnity on each pol icy The company would allow only indemnity for the two policies made in the ad and at the Jay cee meeting about the golf course Did I sign the ad Shire asked I have made no state ments on the golf course The GlobeGazette has an es tablishedV policy not to accep controversial political advertise ments on the day preceding an election unless the opposing party is given an opportunity tc see the advertisement and an swer it in the same issue This policy was followed Monday Skipton who defeated McGee in the 1961 election interrupted saying that it seems we are trying to encroach on the broad casts He said KGLO had been good enough to provide them and McGee was taking polit ical advantage of the broad casts Th e debate continued when Mendon The man asked to be heard and he has a righ to be heard Its funny he waited to the night before the election Skip ton said The mayor again repeated thatcitizens have a right to be heard One of the candidates had his porch set on fire tonight Shire interjected The mayor standing up looked at Shire and shouted Who are you accusing This man McGee called me this afternoon and asked to be heard the mayor contin ued If he wanted to be heard there is the newspaper Shire answered Moments later Shire gath ered his council material and started to leave the meeting Im going to leave the meet ing he said Ive had enough of this lousy campaigning Skipton persuaded Shire to re main at the meeting and Shire sat down again Debate continued this time on bumpertobumper parking on Federal Skipton also stated hat if the council session were going to turn into a political meeting he wanted to correct the mayors statements in the newspaper McGee said he saw the bum ertobumper parking first in Cedar Rapids and suggested it o the council traffic committee A show of unity by West Yanks still are blocked BERLIN UPI The Brit ish and French sent convoys out join a Russianblockaded U S army convoy on the auto aahn leading to Berlin Tuesday in an allied challenge to the Soviet Union The Americans have been held up since 2 am CST Moni day at the Russians Marten ixrn Checkpoint just across from West Germany in a dis pute over clearance The Russians brought up ma hine gunarmed armored cars to hem in the Americans Tues day morning In a demonstration ofWest ern unity the French and Brit ish planned to travel 110 miles through East Germany to stand by the American convoy of 44 men in 12 vehicles headed for Berlin along the autobahn from the West Both the British and French convoys had orders not to dis mount for a Russian head count at the Soviet checkpoint outside West Berlin The American convoy was held up Monday because the soldiers refused to leave their vehicles to be counted The French convoy of 44 men m eight trucks and two jeeps left West Berlin for the Russian checkpoint at Babelsberg just city As the French convoy moved out of the Western allied check Point on the Berlin border a British convoy of 43 soldiers in seven trucks and one jeep moved up to the Western allied checkpoint r Thesize of all three convoys same in men and vehicles indicating that the three Western powers were Jutting the Soviets on the spot n aiming at a showdown over clearance procedures The Western Allied position is that soldiers will dismount in any convoy where there are more than 31 passengers ex eluding drivers and assistant drivers Where there are fewer han that number of passengers he men remain in their ve hicles In the American convoy stopped Monday 24 men were drivers or assistants and 20 were passengers Lt John Lamb of North Augusta S C refused a Soviet order to his men dismount The French and British con voys dispatched Tuesday wera so composed that neither had 31 passengers With 44 men in 10 vehicles the French had 20 drivers or assistants and 24 passengers Chest is close to its goal Final reports by Community Ihest workers and new contri mtions may send the Mason City Chest campaign over its goal As the drive total rose Tues day to 812464169 of the loal Dr John MacGregor irive chairman issued another nall for turning in of worker re jorts New c o n t r i b u t i o n s and from anyone missed or nable to contribute when con acted can be turned in at the hest office at 9Vj E State honors who wish to have con tributions picked up may call 1A 31774 FIGHT turn to page 2 SAME ;