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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 8, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North lowot Daily Newspaper for MASON GITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors Associated Press United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 8 1940 7c Copy Tidj Paper ot Two Secflonifiecllon 1M Pressure grows for 24hour bomber vigil Money provided By ROWLAND EVANS JR V New York Herald Ntws Service WASHINGTON President Eisenhower has asked Con gress for extraordinary stand by spending powers to pro vide for the cost of an air borne alert with specific con gressional appropriations An unnoticed provision in the new defense budget now under study by House and Sen ate committees would give the President power to draw on all money balances in all three services upon determination that such action is neces sary The purpose of this un usual request is to afford Eisenhower the complete flex ibility he might need if inter national tensions heightened at atime that Congress was not in session The President told his news conference last sveek that he did not believe that any for eign power today could de stroy the retaliatory power of the United States In other words he said as of the pres ent time enough heavy bomb ers would be left after a first strike attack to retaliate very effectively against the ag gressor Despite this assurance the President is enough concerned to seek special standby spend ing powers to cover unforeseen events Critics of the President some of whom are now taking testimony from Air Force gen erals in the Senate Prepared ness Subcommittee contend that more than standby spend ing power is needed The pres ent B52 longrange bomber force they hold could be placed on a fullscale air alert for only a relatively brief time perhaps a month or so before equipment would begin to wear out and become unsafe from 24hour a day use An airalert would keep a propor tion of the Force in the air at all times to guarantee its surviveability in event of an enemy missile attack These critics who include Sen Dennis Chavez the Senates key man on mili tary appropriations will try to add at least tothc Presidents budget request to hasten the job of stockpiling spare parts against the time that an air nlerl might be or dered Eisenhower has asked less than million for this item known in Air Force circles as the ontheshelf airalert Sen Chavez the chairman of the Senate Military Appro priations Subcommittee said in an interview that he person ally would support at least million for the ontheshclf stockpile and perhaps more The only question in my mind is whether we can afford to lake a said Rep George Motion D the Chairman of the House Military Appropriations Subcommittee appeared somewhat less inclined than Sen Chavez to plump for a significant increase I have never been keen to vote a lot of money that the Executive then refuses to spend he said He described the standby spending request as the broadest kind of power I know of It was he in fact who first wrote this provision into the present military de fense budget He described the Presidents decision to seek a 12month extension as very significant and predicted Congress would approve it One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 1300 pm Sunday WOI Ames pm Tuesday WTAD Qulncy 9X0 pm Thuri WSUI lowm City 910 Sut Colonialism at twilight in our world GUESS is probably about as good as another about what is going to happen to France in North Africa next week next month or next year But the longterm outcome of the present controversy isnt difficult to forecast in my opin ion The die is cast The struggle under way in Algeria in recent weeks has been strictly between French men For the time being the native Moslems are playing the role of innocent bystanders I can imagine that they are glad to see De Gaulle win as he seems to be doing over those who are challenging his author ity The natives however arent getting too worked up over the matter Its a tangled skein but some of strands are Payola probes scope widened FKOM OUK WIKIi SKHVICKS WASHINGTON Three em ployes of a Cleveland radio sta tion two disc jockeys and a music librarian said Monday they received payments from a distributor as to this when called before a House subcom music record consultants Ttiev testified NOW REALLY Richard Rus AP Photolax gated schools Russell said he wouldnt attempt to sell DGa gives no encouragement to a group of influence the Georgia Legislature to pass laws to women calling on him at his home in Winder Ga seeking his aid in the developing crisis over segre keep schools from closingif integration becomes ef fective by federal court order this dis stance There riiay have been a time when Gen De Gaulle viewed Frances North African possessions as part and parcel of If so hes seen the light He knows that one day the people of that largely desert land will be writing their own ticket Ultimate selfdetermina tion has been promised to the Algerian natives by De Gaulle THATS THE RUB French men who have grown up in Algeria as second third and fourth generation Frenchmen in that habitat feel a vested in terest in the land Most of them think theres an indissoluble union between Algeria and France Some have even kidded themselves into believing that Algeria IS France Frustrated by the neverend ing concessions to the natives by the fragile and shortlived governments of France since World War II these trans planted Frenchmen turned to Gen Charles De Gaulle as their best hope To what extent the General gave encouragement to this point of view or whether North Iowa Partly cloudy lo cally colder Monday night Lows in lower 20s Mostly cloudy colder Tuesday highs lower 30s Iowa Variable cloudiness throughTuesday Locally CQldernQrlhJiIonday night and northeast Tuesday Lows Monday night around 20 ex treme northeast to around 30 extreme southwest High Tuesday around 30 extreme northeast to around 40 ex treme southwest Scatterec brief light rain or snow Tues day night Further outlook Mostly cloudy with little temperature change Wednes day FiveDay Iowa Temperaturesi for the week will average 6 to 12 degrees above normal no sharp daily changes fore cast Highs will range from middle 30s north to middle 40s south Average low temp Hiounce Des Moines baby dies after 28 hours of life Sub hunted off Argentina BUENOS AIRES UP Argentina warships and planes searched Monday for a m y s t e r believed lurking off the coast of southern Argentina Newspapers claimed the sub marine has been bottled up in the Golfo Nuevo a strategic 30 by40mile inlet 650 miles south west of Buenos Aires There was no indication of its nation ality Navy Secretary Gaston Clem ent confirmed that a widespread hunt is under way but described some of the press reports as He refused mittee investigating pnyola and other allegedly deceptive broad casting practices The three young men talked freely with newsmen while the s u b c o m mittee questioned its first witness former Boston disc jockey Norman Prescott behind closed doors The three identi fied themselves as Charles Young music librarian and Joe Finan and Wes Hopkins disc jockeys nil formerly employed at Cleveland radio station KYW ALL THREE SAID they had broken no laws and would answer all questions put to them by the subcommittee 11 is in vestigating complaints that ra dio station employes have taken Family of 8 loses its second mother DES MOINES other children He died at ounce baby boy born more than hree months prematurely died Monday after nearly 28 hours of life The infant was born at pm Saturday to Mrs Morris am Monday Until a few moments before death occurred as a result of respiratory failure due to pre mature birth Dr Bernard Kay resident pediatrician at Vermeulen 23 mother of three Still Osteopathic Hospital had Russians cutting down on production of subs WASHINGTON Adm Arleigh Burke says the Soviet Union has cut down on submarine production but the Soviet submersible fleet poses one of the gravest military threats we face It is known that some Soviet submarines can fire missiles the chief of naval operations told a House Appropriations sub committee He did not elaborate in that portion of his testimony made public Monday but said the Soviet threat extends both to sea communications and to US cities eratures will be about 19 to Burkes testimony also sup 25 Scattered brief periods of ported currenUU Sintelligence light rain or snow will aver age less than 15 of an inch of precipitation he gave anv encouragement at Minnesota Growing cloudy colder Htghs Tuesday 2230 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Monday all I dont know But the French extremists in Algeria have been acting as if they owned him The schism be Maximum tween President De Gaulle and Minimum the French army in Algeria has At 8 am been growing each passing YEAR AGO month More and more the Maximum army leaders especially Gen Minimum Jacques Massu have been dis counting the orders and the au thority exercised from Paris The fat was in the fire when De Gaulle gave Massu his walk ing papers and tregan demand ing obedience from French troops in North Africa The French president has come out of this initial skirm ish with a clearcut victory His adversaries are in full retreat JUST WHAT would drive it through the thick skulls of those French army leaders in Algeria that colonialism is a thing of the past in our world I wouldnt know It would seem that Frances sad experience in In doChina would have contained a lesson for them but such seems not to be the case By reason of long practice perhaps the British have mas tered the trick of getting out of a colonial possession while the getting is good Except for Egypt they have been able to Continued on 2 35 23 35 36 2 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 30 Minimum 18 Gen Maxwell Taylor suffers broken arm WASHINGTON Max well D Taylor whose left arm was broken Saturday night left Walter Reed Army Medical Cen ter Monday Taylor 58 former Army chief of staff was injured when he walked against the side of a moving taxicab while cross ing a street in downtown Wash ington He now is an executive of a Mexico City utilities firm Davenport man dies in mishap PLAINVIEW Wi James A Sutherland 37 of Davenport was killed early Sunday when his car left Highway 150 crashed into a utility pole and went through a lence estimates based on Soviet inten tions as well as Soviet maxi mum capabilities WE HAVE MADE gross ors in the past by using the old system he said Burke cited what he said were estimates that the Russians could build hundreds and hun dreds of longrange bombers but said they did not actually do so He went on They actually juilt submarines in 1956 They lad the capability to continue but what did they do They gol a large number of submarines and then they stopped and they went into new production but heir new production is much ess THEY WILL build subma rines at some lesser rate to re place probably the submarines hey now have and keep their submarine force about level You can get a capability on a crash program and be complete ly misled Burkes testimony container no estimate of present Sovie submarine strength Earlier es timates have ranged around 50 new or recent craft Auto hits pole Clinton man dies CLINTON Struve 24 of Clinton was killed earl Sunday when the car in whic he was riding went out of conlro and into a telephon pole in downtown Clinton ployes are seeking to organize aC Federal employes initiate rallies for pay increase ssued periodic reports that the aaby was holding his own Dr Kay and Dr Gordon L liliolt the Vermeulen family loctor had maintained a vigil hrough the night at the side of he incubator where the baby lad been placed moments after birth The baby one of the smallest n medical history to be born alive and survive so long had cen listed as critical since he first drew breath about two minutes after delivery Dr Kay lad said the chance of survival was poor to discussstories saying the sub marine hadbeen hit by depth bombs dropped by planes The navy secretary c o m pfaincd that the sensational treatment of the operation has created a false atmosphere The newspaper Democracia said the trapped submarine had been damaged and two other submarines quickly moved into the area to divert search forces so the crippled craft could slip away It said the unidentified submarines were nuclearpow ered The government never identi fied the submarine but naval LEVITTOWN NY Creamer the mother of eight was killed last September in an auto accident near Bethes da Md Her husband Robert invited his mother Catherine 69 to move in with the family to help raise the youngsters whose ages ranged from 2 to 12 She did and the children were beginning to get over their mothers death They had started calling their grand mother Mother Saturday night the grandmother was struck and killed by a car under the table payments to plug records We have admitted we took fees from a record distributor in Cleveland for consultative serv ices Hopkins told newsmen Finan said he now is employed by a wholesale record distribu tor in Cleveland not the one from which he took fees Did you take payola a newsman asked Young Young called over his at torney who was standing near by and put the question to him Yes Charlitt said you took payola I took payola Young told the newsmen THE SUBCOMMITTEE went behind closed doors to question Prescott almost immediately after opening its longawaited payola probe Chairman Oren Harris D He said the mother had slept comfortably during the night but awakened a few moments before the baby died She took it fair ly well Dr Kay said She had rather been expecting it al though both she and her husband had clung to hope that he would survive Shortly after the baby died Dr Elliott left for the Vermeu len home to notify the father 25 a a week service station attendant who had remained at DES MOINES first ofh m c with nis lwo daughters jght Iowa rallies to boost fedKerr 5Janclj 2and sonstev sources speculated then it was a Soviet craft Advance bit of spring in Iowa An advance bit of spring fa vored Iowa Monday Tempera tures were mild there were warm southerly winds and some of the states snow cover eased away This trend began Sunday night Mondays highs were high in the 40s Ark noted that subcommittee rules provide for a closed ses sion whenever it is determined that testimony may tend to defame degrade or incrimin ate any person Harris announced in a brief opening statement that hear ings scheduled for this week axebut the begining of an in quiry into payola and other al legedly deceptive practices in the broadcasting industry Subcommittee sources said this weeks hearings would ba concerned mainly with broad casting practices in Boston and Cleveland Harris said later hearings would deal with prac tices in Pennsylvania and many other parts of the coun try While Harris did not elaborate the Pennsylvania phase could concern teenage television idol Dick Clark whose network required him to divest himself of interests in the record industry ral employes pay was held lere Sunday night About 700 persons including ov Herschel Loveless at ended the rally Similar meet ngs will be held in each of owas eight congressional dis ricts in the next few weeks Representatives of federal em en 4 The Vermeulcns do not have a telephone in their two bedroom upstairs apartment According to American Medi cal Association records the smallest baby to survive Jacqueline Jean Benson cago who weighed 12 ounces at birth on Jan 14 1936 The Ben was Chi son girl now 24 became normal massive letter campaign to sen ators and congressmen in an ef ort to increase federal workers in weight at five months and suffered only normal illnesses in childhood Iowas tax burden average climbs pay Postal workers said they are hoping for a 12 per cent in crease with other federal em ployes asking for a 10 per cent 300st v DBS MOINES ft Iowas tax T iburden this year from local James C Slocker a field di tate and fcderal taxes is ex rector of the National Assn of ected to rcach nearly bil Letter Carriers said 1958 statisft the owa Taxpaycrs Assn tics show that the average steel Monday The amount will worker made per year tolal 484 700 000 which breaks he average federal worker dmvn to about 193 and the avprapp nnstalf j V 193 and fhe worker average postallhc associaijon said Last years tax burden the association added was or about a person On fhe inside Editorials Page 4 North Iowa News 4 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 Sports 1112 Comics 13 Clear Lake News 14 Society News 1415 SAME Ellsworth H Augustus Dr Arthur A Schuck Dan Beard SCOUTS 50 YEARS OLD Celebra worth H Augustus national president Lions over the nation are marking the 50th birthday of the Boy Scouts of America Their useful and educational activities are headed by Dr Arthur A Schuck chief Scout executive and Ells I And wherever Scouting is talked the names of the late Daiiel Carter Beard and Ernest Thompson Seton earlyday leaders are suretobe heard I
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