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Dtc. It, m 1W4 ft Glcbt-Gawtt», Mas«n City, la. Sunday night Shut-ins again to get tour of Yule lighting The Salvation Army and Ki- \vanis Club are asking Mason Cityans to be sure their outdoor Christmas decorations are lighted and working Sunday evening. ft is the night of the sixth annual Christmas Caravan in which from 170 to 200 shut-ins will be given a tour of the city to see the lighted displays in residential neighborhoods and downtown. The Kiwanis Club has provided some 40 cars and drivers annually since the Christmas Caravan was inaugurated in Cor goes out of control in one of five accidents J. George Skarlis, 27, 311 l&i- SE, Friday forfeited a $15 bond in Police Court on a charge of failure to control a vehicle. A car driven by Skarlis about 11 p.m. Thursday was in one of five accidents reported Thursday and early Friday. Police said Skarlis, driving the city route of Highway 18, lost control of his car as he turned onto 1st SW from eastbound S. Crescent. The sport car went up over the curb in front of 726 1st SW, traveled 30 feet, sideswiped a tree, bounced off the tree and continued another 60 feet back onto the street. Skarlis was taken to Mercy Hospital where he received five stitches for a head laceration. Car damage included the left rear door, fender and wheel, cracks in the fiberglass roof and lower body panel damage. In another accident, Hugh Edward Unger, 43, 421 2nd NE, forfeited a $15 bond on a charge of improper entering of a stop intersection. Police said Unger, driving east on 2nd NE, was in an accident with a car driven north on S. Pennsylvania by Robert F. Stevens, 850 12th SE Police said the Unger auto, which was damaged in the lefl rear, also struck the stop sign, breaking it off. A bumper on the Stevens car was damaged. 1958. Richard Wolf is the club's chairman for the project this year. Subdivision ordinance detailed Preliminary approval for a draft of the proposed land subdivision ordinance was given Thursday night by the Mason City Planning and Zoning Commission. The 49-page document would era! months because to the'is good both for she developer time needed to make correc-land the city because it is more The Salvation Army makes replace the much smaller ordi- arrangements, gets the list of participants from the county home and nursing homes and arranges for two buses which carry the county home residents taking part. The caravan will be formed nance being used now and adopted in 1943. As an ordinance, the new subdivision regulations lions suggested Thursday, other additions and for printing the ordinance in its final form. Although the new ordinance! specific. Ladwig said the regulations show a developer what is expected by the planning commission and thus save the time One of the main points of dis- c\ission Thursday night was the power of the city to control subdivision development in an area one mile from the city limits. At present, both the city antj Mn basically it K the rulings and concepts in the city's present land subdivision ordinance. The new ordinance, however, must go before the City Council ;is much more specific and def- and three formal readings. This forma 1 consideration probably will not come until the i lie (.aiavaii will ue TOrmCQl ,. . up at 6:30 p.m. in the S. Federali or £' nance ls ln its final form - A diesel tractor parked insid* the gates at the Jacob E. Decker & Sons packing plant by Everett De Loss Silver, Austin, rolled into a diesel tractor parked at the loading dock by Alfred Sommerfeld, Clam Falls, b. Police said the brakes on the Silver vehicle failed to hold. Damage included the front of the Silver tractor and the right side of the Sommerfeld tractor. A car driven north on S. Federal near 2nd South by Robert John Slusarszyk, 36 Sunny Circle, was damaged in the rear when it was in an accident with another car driven by Stephen Vlahos, rural Hampton. The only damage reported was the rear bumper and panel of the Slusarczyk car. A collision Friday morning involved cars driven by Kenneth Owen Elliott, 1603 S. Massachusetts, and Sheryl Kay Norris, 16, Route 4, Mason City. Police said the Elliott car was turning right onto N. Georgia from westbound E. State and the Norris car was being parked on E. State. Miss Norris reported that she was planning to back up, but accidently placed the car in drive. As the car went forward, it was in the collision with the turning Elliott car. The only damage was the right front door of the Elliott car. shopping center parking lot. The route the long line of vehicles will follow has been selected by police on the basis of where the most lighted displays can be seen without leading the cara- an into deadends or blocking s own way. Police, highway patrol, sher- 'f's office and fire department fficial vehicles will be inter- persed throughout the lineup o help assure safety for the aravan participants. The law nforcement officers also pro- ide protection ahead of the aravan by blocking cross traf- c at intersections as the cara- an approaches. For many of the shut-ins, the Christmas caravan is the only ,'inter outing. For a few, it is he only trip away from their csidences during the entire ear. The success of the local pro;ram has motivated similar pre- Ihristmas tours for shut-ins in ther communities, by various ivic groups. Since the Kiwanis Club pro- ides the numerous cars and drivers, the annual tour to cheer ursing home residents is done t very little cost to the Salva- ion Army, which is using its Christmas appeal fund now to neet more pressing holiday iceds of the unfortunate in Maon City and Cerro Gordo Coun- y. News of record Mason City in Marriage licenses ' Donald Floyd Coe, 21, Ventura, and Judith Ann Kruggel, 21, Clear Lake. Myron Baum, 36, and Betty McLeish, 35, both of Oelwein. Births At Park Hospital Girl Friday to Mr. and Mrs. James Kuper, Route 4, Mason City. At Mercy Hospital Girl Thursday to Mr. and Mrs. John McAleer, 946 1st SE. Girl Thursday to Mr. and Mrs. Mark Brindmore, 724 3rd SW. Boy Thursday to Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Soppeland, 206V4 S. Federal. Boy Thursday to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Kleven, 1552 N. Rhode Island. Boy Thursday to Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Winter, Ventura. 1 Divorces granted Iva F. White granted divorce from Allie C. White on grounds of cruelty. They were married Oct. 5, 1931, and Jived together until Oct. 2, 1964. She gets real estate in Mason Township. Deaths LENNAN, Fern 0., 55, 307 6th NW, wife of A. E. (Al) Lennan. STRUEBE, Miss Alice, 90, had been living in a Mason City nursing home. SMITH, Mrs. Frank (Gertie) 81, 1301 N. Adams. New vehicle sales Walter Duane or Shirley Mae Fuller, Route 2, Clear Lake Ford; Mearle Fred Smith, Clear Lake, Ford; Stanley M. Moen Clear Lake, Ford; Great Lakei Pipe Line Co., Clear Lake Ford; Garnot Giles Stoltenberg Route 3, Mason City, Oldsmo bile; Donald Leo or Nan Eliza beth Hesselink, 362 Lakeview Dr., Buick; Julius Heng, Clea Lake, Rambler; Hartford Fin Insurance Co., 12 Brick & Tile Building, Chevrolet; Joe Steph en Westly, 11 Rock Glen, Chev rolet; Swift & Co., Agri Chem ical Division, 35th SE, Chevro let; Chrysler Motor Corp. Chrysler-Plymouth Division, in care of Clifford L. Smith, 142C 3rd SE, Plymouth; Barclay Co. 216 2nd SE, Dodge truck. Fire calls Improper entering of a stop intersection—Hugh Edward Un ;er, 43, 431 2nd NE, forfeited ;15 bond. Failure to control a vehicle- Jerry George Skarlis, 27, 311 Is SE, forfeited $15 bond. Failure to connect sanitar; sewer in accordance with ordi nance—Irene Haight, 1128 41 SW, entered plea of guilty, sen ;encing deferred to Jan. 5. Intoxication—Arlo Dale Hew ett, 54, 1614 N. Washington lined $20 and costs or six day in jail, fine not paid at noo Friday. This may not come for sev- initive in regulations. Walter Ladwig, of Barton- Aschman Associates, | Chicago planning consultants, said the , C _^!i£ e fl °f * ne commission, city officials and the developer. He added that the more complete ordinance avoids friction between the commission and the developer since the developer knows the decision of the commission "will be based in all cases on slated principles and new ordinance on subdivisions [requirements.' division development and only to use the city's power if a conflict develops and one final authority must act. Probably the best example of the more detailed regulations mission. the land in the plat or file bomta for the improvements. He files a request for final approval of the plat w',th the city clerk who forwards it to the planning corn- county have reviewed such sub- is the procedure for obtaining 'preliminary and final approval for a plat. At the present time, divisions before approval. Ladwig told v the commission that the state sets up the city no specific time limits are set as the final authority on new; subdivisions in this one-mile radius and the county actually has no power. Planning commissioners ex- up. Under the proposed ordinance, first the developer must give the city a letter of intent that he plans to subdivide. Follow- mg the county in the future on sub- Stock market recovery heads higher NEW YORK (AP)—Thc stock market recovery gathered some extra steam late Friday afternoon. Trading was fairly active. Volume for the day was estimated at 4.7 million shares compared with 4.87 million Thursday. Gains of fractions to more than a point were scored by key stocks. Assorted issues in the more volatile group rose 2 or NEW YORK (AP) — Late stock quotations Friday: Allied Ch 52>4 la E1L&P SIVi. AlliedStrs 74 : !:i Iowa 511 G 34»s Am Can 42'« la. P&L 42V4 AmChain 591 i K C P&L 4GU AmCrysS 17 AmHome 65 7 s Am Mot AmSmelt Am Std 20',-j AmSugar 20'H AmT&T Am Tob Ken'cott Krsge SS 50 Vi 67% 32 - 's Leh Prt C 17 Loch Air 36U Martin Maytag -11 Mont Wrd 39 Morrell 31VJ Anaconda 53V» Nil Dairy 8H-:> more. That Salvation Army seasonal und by Friday morning had cached ,$3,875.79 of the $5,000 needed for Christmas charity. Contributions are made in street corner kettles or by mail to the Salvation Army, Box 289, Mason Grain market holds steady CHICAGO (AP)—Soybean and grain futures were mostly steady late Friday on the Board of Trade. Trading volume in all pits was the smallest in some time as traders waiting for the gov ernment's final estimate of 196 production of soybeans anc [rain later today. Demand for soybean futures ricked up late in the session, influenced by a rally in soybean! meal. Nearby wheat deliveries were 'irm most of the session. Buy- "ng was stimulated by further export sales of soft red wheat to Yugoslavia. The new crop wheat months were under pressure of .spreaders. Buying of corn was encouraged by reports that Greece has requested U.S. exporters to submit offerings on 2,600,000 bushels of corn for January-February shipment. Rye was firm late in the trade and oats followed corn. Estimated carlot receipts were wheat 10, corn 98, oats 4, rye none, barley 13, soybeans 19. The market was higher from the start in a resumption of the rebound which began Wednesday. The list improved its gain on average as the session wore on. Steels, motors, rails, utilities, farm implements, aerospace issues, airlines, electrical equipments, chemicals and nonferrous metals showed a higher .rend. The Associated Press average of 60 stocks at noon was up 1.2 at 323.1 with industrials up 2.1, rails up .6 and utilities up .5. The Dow Jones industrial average at noon was up 4.54 at 868.11. Fractional gains were made XV the top four steelmakers while Wheeling common recovered about a point of Thursday's 3V4-point loss. Wheeling preferred, however, sank another 4 points. Chrysler, up a full point, and General Motors, ahead nearly a point, were the strong features in an automotive group. Caterpillar posted a 2-point gain. " Comsat was off about points, shading its worst loss that exceeded 3. Gains of about 2 were made by IBM, Xerox U.S. Smelting and Control Data Prices advanced in moderate trading on the American Stock Exchange. Corporate bonds were mixed U.S. government bonds weak ened on reports of further fi nancial difficulties in Britain. (Friday's Market) SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn (AP)—(USDA) — Cattle 2,500 calves 1,000; steers and heifers fairly active; steady to 25 high er; choice 1,000-1,200 Ib steer; 22.50-23.25; choice heifers 21.25 22.50. Hogs 5,500; fairly active butchers 25-50 higher, U.S. 1-C 190-240 Ibs 16.25-16.50; sows strong to 25 higher, U.S. 1-3 270 400 Ibs 12.75-13.50. Sheep 1,500; steady; choic and prime 80-110 Ib woolec lambs 20.00-20.50. Police court At 11:33 a.m. Thursday—Char coal heater turned over in th back of a truck parked at th rear of 301 S. Federal. Sma boxes of freight caught fire. At 12:35 p.m. Thursday—Ra Smith, 74, 635 S. Adams, fe out of bed and his wife was un-l able to get him back in by her-| self. He is a bed patient. At 8:42 p.m. Thursday — Report of grass fire along railroad right-of-way on N. Quincy between 14th and 15th. No fire found, Firemen said the fire may have burned itself out. At 7:59 p.m. Thursday— Pan i food" caught fire on stove at home of Mrs. Claude Sinnett, 32 Country Circle. Fire out on arrival of firemen. Kitchen ventilated. Realty transfers >Paul H. and Nell P. Knapp to Theodore and Mildred M. Elioff, lot in Clear Lake, rev. stamps $20.90, 12-14-64. Mary Hogan to Louis I. Walter, a iot in College Add., rev. stamps $13.75, 10-5-64. Touristville Boat Co. to A. L. Henningsen and Juanita H. Haddy, two lot.s in W. Haven Add., 12-15-64. Children's party Sunday at K of C The annual Christmas party for children of members oi Council 1006, Mason City Knights of Columbus, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the clubrooms. There will be i 30-cent gift exchange The program will include movies and treats and Santa will make an appearance. Rim Nelson Barbi* doll clothes, W priet. and Denny Somers are co-chair 224 So. Va, or 422-B400.—(Adv./lmen of. the event. Near the close soybeans declined with prices unchanged to 1% cents a bushel lower at the finish, January $2.91 - 91%. Wheat ended % cent higher to 1 cent lower, December $1.51%. ] /2,- corn % higher to '/i lower, December $1.23V 8 -24; oats unchanged to 1 cent higher, December 71 cents and rye % lo 61 'K 65% Armour 53"» Atchison Ul Refin Beat Fds SendixAv Beth Stl 35Vi Jo'ng Air 70 3 i Sorden 80% Jrunswik 8Vs ase JI 17>/4 hryslcr 62 Vi iollinsRa 19% ion Edis 94 ',<• CornProd 52 :l /i Curtis Wr 170s 3eere 44 duPont 230% East Kod 136 21tra Cp 29% r airmont 23 r ord Mol 55! 6 imblc Sk 36 ien Elec 90Vi Jen Fds 81 5 ,8 Jen Mot 96% 5en PCm 22 JenT&El 36% Joodrich 58Vi ioodyear 45 7 /a 5t West S 35 j'hound 22Vi 40% 46'/a 60'/4 Nat Gyp NY Cent N Nat G Pkging Para Pict 51% Penney Pa RR Pep Cola Phill Pet Proct G 38% 62 Vs 53 81V- Quak Oat 60 Radio Cp 32% Rcy Tob 39V4 Rock Std Safeway Sear Rob 130 Shcr'tn 8V 56% 89% Sinclr Oil Socony Sou Pac Std Brds S Oil Ind S Oil NJ Stud Pack 6% Sunray Swift "Co Texaco Un Elec Un Pac 32% 57 88 29 42% Uni Air L 60% Unit Air 66", lershey Homestk and approval by the city engi- jneer, the developer will be allowed to prepare and submit a preliminary plat. The plat cannot be filed until 20 days after the commis- CATTLE---M-1309 . s ion's authorization. The plat ,.v£\ e 5 h S\:^ *>* Hied a minimum (Ion. Mediums and cull* discounted »c- 01 ''' flays prior to a I'Oinmis- n r n d^Vere T a e " ^"g^X^ * [ont n ^ 1 ' 1 ^ ™* <-ommi s .,ion Solid plant. Local delivered hoi* »c niUSl laKO some SOl'l Of aCliori Local livestock PHONE—|-33.4h".'3 ccpltd unMI R p m. MASON CITY •iS cents higher. flood H B hl llvht.t flood Itchi llrhts Good LI* hi lights {.rood llfht lights L-ood medium weight* .. Good medium wrlghls .,. Good medium w right n . . Good medium weigh Is . flood medium weights fiuoil medium wrfphls . . (ionrt in rd hi m w etc his Cinod medium wetjIiU Guod medium weight* . Good sown Good SIIVT R ,., . Good snws Good sow* Gooil sows Good sows LOCAL CATTLE The Mason C'lt.r ratlle market deady Friday. Vollowlne are Krl Hog market turns higher CHICAGO (AP) — The hog narkel was active Friday with jutchers selling 25 to as much is 50 cents higher. No. 1 and 2 grade butchers 190-225 pounds sold from $17.25 o $17.50, top for the session. Slaughter steers advanced 25 o 50 cents. High choice and prime steers in the 3,150-1,400 jound range brought $24.50 to $25.25. * CHICAGO (AP) — (USDA)— Hogs G.500; butchers 25 to 50 higher; 1-2 190-225 Ib butchers 17.25-17.50; mixed 1-3 190-230 Ibs 16.50-17.25; 2-3 200-220 Ibs 16.50-17.00; 1-3 230-250 Ibs 16.0016.75; 2-3 250-270 Ibs 15.50-16.00; 270-300 Ibs 14.75-15.50; 1-3 350 400 Ib sows 13.50-14.25; 400-450 Ibs 13.00-13.50; 2-3 450-500 Ibs 12.25 - 13.00; 500-600 Ibs 11.5012.25. Cattle 5,500; calves I0;i (;n<ltl :o.mi--;i>.-:> Th« commission then must act within 30 days and send a recommendation to the council. The council is given 60 days lo act on final approval. Most of the required improve- mcnts for subdivisions — water, sewers, streets, lights, sidewalks land others — have been changed itUe from the existing ordinance, although many are more specific. Some, such as thc requirement that trees be planted on residential streets and provision of sidewalks on all streets, fre- ciuently have been waived by the commission. New requirements include ft ruling that the developer pay for city-approved street signs STEERS within 45 days after the plat is anti thal l °P soil must be redis- Knr Frid»y filed. Hribntcd id provide six inches ifiii-i-n ii.-;*i After the City Council rc-i 3f COV01 ' °n lot.s and at Icnst n«-iKii ia!;vccivcs the plat, it must lake ac-j foilt " '"<'"« of cover between l;l rjtion within 30 days. If cverv _ sidewalks and curbs. In -subdivisions where water anti sewer are not now available, bm will be available some- c in the future, the city under the new ordinance can require the developer to post a bond to be used for sewer and water development. Thc proposed ordinance also includes a section on land for public use. Thc commission has the right to refuse or accept land in plats set aside for public use. i.wiw!! !i.;:i tlon wltmn 30 da >'s. If every- •>ini-r;n i.v.-.-i thing is in order, tentative ap- ^"-••i!! m!:i| proval of thc Preliminary plat "III-J.MI ii!s'-» ( -' a ' 1 be given. w™ n'nj Thc developer then has one ;'ii.-5ilii ir-;:.iV° at ' '° make improvements on Guantanamo makes all its own water 'rime. Price .'.oil- 1 ::!.mi 33Vi, US Gyp 5Uii US Rub 111 Cent — US Steel 5P,i IBM Int Harv 415 Van's Cp 77% WU Tel Int Resist 13% Wcstg El Inl Salt Int T&T InterstPw 31 1 A 68% Wilson 58% W'wrth (Additional Hock quotations provided \t 1 p.m. by Lmmion Bros. A Co.) AllisChal 201/8 MaraOil 63V4 AmAir 45'/« MM&M 55>/.i AmCyna 63 'A NatBis 60%. Armco 64% NatCReg 74'/i BorgWar 49 NatLead 74 CanPac 51'/4 NatStccl 54 tt CaterTrac 42- l /» NAMAv 55'/4 Cer-tccdP 15'Ys NPacific 53",'2 ChRockls 3>l'/s NStPow 60'/s ChiMilw 20% OlinMath 40'/a CitiesSer 74% ParkeDav 29 r :s ComCredit 36-T« Pfizer 47'/« ComEdi 53% PhelpsD 71% ContCan 49% PureOil 57 1 A DougAirc 29'/4 RcpStcel 42 : !'i DowChcm 76% RoyDPct 45 ElPasGas 21-1't ShellOil 57% Firestone 42-ls SouthCo 66 GenDyn 37 '/i StOilCal 69'/n TcnGas 23V4 slaughter steers and heifers 25 to 50 higher; high choice prime 1,150 - :,400 Ib slaughter steers 24.50-25.25; choice 1,0001,400 Ibs 23.25-24.25; load around 1,550 Ibs 22.50; good all weights 20.50-22.25; choice 800-1,100 Ib heifers 22.75-23.50; good 20.00-;j 22.25; cows 11.00 - 12.50; bulls 13.50-16.50. Sheep 500; lambs and cwcs steady; good and choice 80-105 Ib wooled slaughter lambs 19.5020.50; cwcs 5.50-6.50. NEW YORK PRODUCE {Friday's Market) NEW YORK (AP)—(USDA)— Butter moderate. Demand light. Wholesale prices on bulk car 16^8 tons (fresh). 30% Creamery, 93 score (AA) 59':>45'/4 .W/i cents; 92 score (A) 59-59V2; 54 90 score (B) 59-59V-;. 27% Cheese steady. Prices un changed. Eggs adequate on large; shor on smalls. Demand moderate. WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten months ;ifter Fidel Castroi turned off ihe t ap. the U.S. It also sets up a procedure for acquisition of land in a subdivi- . rlmr and Choice Ctond COWS Com mrrctal Utility C'annrrs «ntl cutter* . .. ;(i.-!.v!i..-.ii[Naval Base at Guantanamo has i!mM.Mmi l)CComo futl >' self-sufficient for its fresh water. The Navy said Friday thai the third ami final unit of a plant lo 111.*. VI I..VI in. mi-Hi. •;. num-Hi/is sion for public.' school sites, parks, playgrounds or other public purposes. The city can "reserve" or '•freeze" development of a portion of a .subdivision which it is Midwest livestock water went into operation Dec. IB. 79 61% Gillette 29% G ul/Oil 59% IntNick 83% InlPaper 33% InlandSt 42% TexETran 20% TexGulfS 52% UnCarb 124% UnionOil 36' 2 Corn Oats Soybeans 2.65 I'/i cents $1.21%. higher, December Grain futures CHICAGO (AP)— Prev. Close close High Low Wheat (new) Doc 1.52'/4 1.51% 1.51 Ib 1.51% Mar 1.54 1.53'/4 1.54 May 1.54'/a 1.53',-H 1.54 Jul 1.4812 1.47 1.47 Sep 1.51 i.49 Friday noon $1.10 64 John.Manv 54% UnitM&M 25% Kroger 35% Zcnilh G6'/t Lorillard -11% OVER-THE-COUNTER Albert Lea: Plant delivered prices bascil nn grade and condition. Trend ?.% cent* higher on butchers and ..*> cent* higher on sows. Kiitcheri ^00- •^:t» Ibs. Nn. 1 StS.SS. Packing »nws li-0-:ilK) Ibs. No. 2 $13.25. Austin: Prices based on grade and condition. Trend steady nit butchers and steady nn sows. Butchers -00 I'M Ihs. No. •! J1.V;.1. Packing taws •r,u-:imi ihs. Nn. s Sl3.:.n. Mixed colors: Standards 32; checks 2G'/->-28. Whites: Extra fancy heav; weight (47 Ibs min) 35V1--37V<- fancy medium (41 Ibs average 32-33; fancy heavy weight (47 Ibs min) 33Vi-34 1 -; 2 ; medium (4( Ibs average) 31-32; smalls (36 Ibs average) 28-29; pecvvces (3 Ibs average) 23-24. CHICAGO PRODUCE (Friday's Market) CHICAGO (AP) — Butter steady; wholesale buying price, unchanged; 93 score A A 57% 92 A 57%; 90 B 56%; 89 C 55Vi cars 90 B 57'^; 89 C 5V/ 2 . Eggs steady to firm; whole sale buying prices unchanged to IVi higher; 70 per cent or better grade A whites 32'/j; mixed 32'-; mediums 28; standards 26%; dirties unquoted; checks 23'-. No indication if Hughes will save Tice's life DES MO1NES (AP) — Gov Harold Hughes met for ncarl an hour Friday with two me seeking clemency for con dcmncd slayer Leon Ticc Jr. 23, of Council Bluffs. But thc governor gave no in dication of whether he will com mute Tice's death sentence U life imprisonment. Making thc pica were Ticc' attorney, Ross Caniglia of Conn cil Bluffs, and thc Rev. Lcstn C. Peter, Protestant Chaplain at the Stale Penitentiary. Ticc has been held at. the prison fo more than a year. " ...... IIMMI 111*11. vi tl IJldtll l(] ,.(,,,!..; r i i- convert sen water into fresh 1 stud > ngr for publlc USc for a lenod of 18 months. If no action s taken within that time, the property involved is free for development. A section of thc proposed or- linance also allows modification, of subdivision regulations when thc commission considers a plan and program for a new type neighborhood unit. Adequate public spaces and improvements for traffic circulation, recreation, light, air, and public utilities service needs of the tract must he provided. Calling some subdivisions "equal divisions of mediocrity," The plant produces 2,2 million allons of fresh water a day — veil above the normal require- ncnts of the base's population. When a new power plant is inishccl next monlh, Ihe emergency-prompted construclion at he base will be completed and iitanlanaivio will be in shape to urvive regardless of its being >urroundctl by hostile Communist Cuban territory. In all, l.be three-unit desalini /.alion plant, the 12,500-kilowat lower plant and related facil itics cost about $10.7 million. Castro abruptly shut of Guanlanamo's fresh water source — river water which entered the base through a pipeline — last Feb. fi. He did so in retaliation for U.S. seizure of some Cuban fishermen in American waters. Less than a month later, Castro offered to turn thc water back on, but the United States spurned that offer. This country had been buying waler from Cuba for about $14,000 a month POOR SOIL Six-sevenths of thc area of Iceland is considered unproductive. Ladwig said that the modification section allows for nr-w con- ccpts in subdivision development to he used. Another innovation of the proposed ordinance is a section which states that "in all subdivisions due regard shall be given to the preservation of natural features such as largs trees, watercourses, historical and similar features." Thc new ordinance also sets up relatively minor modifications in block length, alley width in business areas, cul-de-sac length and crosswalks. Some minor adjustments also have hccn made in street right-of-way and paving widths. INDEPENDENT Western Samoa, administered as a United Nations trusteeship r t T f u j ,. for 16 V ears . became an Inrlc- Courtesy of T. C. Henderson Co. | pendent sovereign slate in 1962 Bid Ask; 6 r iK 7%' Blue Ribbon Beef .. 6 r iK Clinton Engine Hi Dial Finance 35 Excel Invest 3'ss Fisher Gov 32 Greater Iowa I'/i . 4 :1 4 CHICAGO CASH GRAIN (Friday's Market) CHICAGO (AP) — No wheat, Guardsman Ins. corn, oats or soybean sales. Hubingcr Co. Soybean oil ll%n. j owa B ec r p ac k. Iowa Bus. Inv. CHICAGO POTATOES I owa Pub . Scrv. {Friday's Market) Iowa South. Util. CHICAGO (AP) — (USDA)—| Lifc Investors 1814 .35% 20 19% 38 '/s 4 I 22 Potatoes: Arrivals 34; on track' N - w - States ...... 37 '/ Attending a 4-day genera agents' conference of American Mutual Life in DCS Moines through Thursday was Hugh O Roberts, general agent for the company in the Mason City area. Camera Gifts — Lock Photos —(Adv.) Karthan Upholstery and Dra pery Shop. Ph. 423-1844.— (Adv.). Tap* Recorders. Lock Photos —(Adv.) A Marshall & Swift Fur is * Perfect Christmas Gift.—(Adv.). Honey Sale—Sun. only 9 to i. 5c to lOc off reg. price. Free honey bear with $2 to 1st 15 customers. 1431 N. F e d.— (Adv.). Tammy taffelc and organdy formals $1,' dresses 85c. Ph. 423-2299.—(Adv.). Rummage Salt—Furn., elos., misc. Fri. nite and Sat., Swift Plant Rd , 3 blks. E. of Maple Crest Motel, Hwy. 65 S.—(Adv.) (old) 3ec Corn Dec Mar May Jul t a ;f, • - 1.48 1.48 1.2414 1.23 1.24 1.23% 1.26% :.26'4 1.26% 1.26'i 1.2914 1.28% 1.29Vis 1.29 1.30'/« 1.29% 1.29% 1.29% 140; total U.S. shipments 260; jThcrmogas supplies moderate; dcmandi a ^ moderate but largely restricted 153%!'° hcsl stocl< ' market steady j'^Jfor best stock, dull for others; 1 49>/4 1 50'/ii carlot track salcs: Iflaho >' us - i Affiliatc(l Fund sets 7.75; Red River Valley Broad St. Inves. round reds 5.65-5.75. 12 .71 .72'1> .70 7/ fl .67>» .70 .72'* .70% ESTIMATED LIVESTOCK RECEIPTS CHICAGO (AP) — Estimated livestock receipts for Monday MUTUAL FUNDS (Courtesy of Lamscn Bros.) Bid Ask 1 8.88 9.60 lfi.99; E&H Bal. Fund .. 13.17 14.24! E&H Stock Fund . 1* -«o IR 7^i Life Ins. Inves. . Mass. Invest. Gr. Mass. Invest. Tr. National Inves. Sep 1.26'/4 1.26 1.26 1.26'/4 Oats Dec .71 .70 Mar .72% .72 May .71 V4 .70 7 « Jul .67'/4 .667'n Scp - - .68^ .68Mi! Rye Dec 1.22V4 1.21% 1.21'a 1.20% Mar 1.26 1.25 J /i 1.25% 1,24'i May 1.28% 1.27% 1.27% 1.26% Jul 1.28% 1.26 1.28% 1.27% Soybeans Jan 2.92V4 2.89% 2.91'/i 2.32 Mar 2.95 2.92% 2.94 >/i 2.94% May 2.95% 2.93'/i 2.95 2.95% Jul 2.94% 2.92i/i 2.93 2.94 i Aug 2.88 2.86'/4 2.86 '/i 2.87%: Sep 2.63'/i 2.61% 2.621/4 2.63V< Nov 2.56Vs 2.54 Va 2.55'/ 4 2.56'/< are 14,000 cattle, 9,000 hogs and Putnam Growth 1,500 sheep. Wellington Fund 15.72 13.17 15.49 9.95 8.96 17.15 17.01 9.63 14.95 RELATIVE PEACE Loss of man-days by strikes holds near post-war low. «c Z 40 4 2 30 O *•> Z O 20 Labor Disputes II ma to '52 '54 '5« 'M '60 '(I '14 J*N..SIPT. Of (ACM TI*H Dol«:U. S.lrtbor D.pt.: ».l J. Morr.l K«f« 16.74 10.87 9.4!) 18.72 18.39 10.52 16.29 OWNED BY U.S. About 27.5 per cent 11.000 acrea — of the land area of thr District of Columbia is owned by th* federal government. Northwestern States Portland Cement Co. Stock BOUGHT - SOLD - QUOTED M. WITTENSTEIN & CO. 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