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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 4, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North lowai Daily Newspaper Idited for ttw I MASON CITY GLOBE HOME EDITION VOL The newspaper that makes all North lovans Auocatw Prets and United Preii Inttratlon Full Wirta MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 4 1M1 neighbors 7o Copy Paper ConsUU el Two Nt 171 Sweeping review of CIA launched painful Wanted A tax plan Withholding called opium1 By LYLE C WILSON WASHINGTON E Williams is the editor pub lisher and all around head man of the Fairfield Iowa Ledger an evening newspaper Editor Williams wrote the other day about what he called an eye opening program He was writing about federal Income taxes and the painfciller system by which they are with held weekly so that the fat headed taxpayer never quite realizes the enormity of the tax bite put upon him by spend thrift politicians These politicians know well that the withholding systenvlulls and drugs the taxpayer into in sensibility he does notfeel the pain of paying taxes IT DOES MORE The with holding system affects the tax payer like opium sending him off to a beautiful dreamland in which all good things are paid for by the federal treasury and it doesnt cost him a cent The withholding system has Loos again quiet Peace talks set VIENTIANE Laos iff The royal government Thursday accepted exPremier Souvanna Phoumas invitation to full scale peace talks Friday on the front north of Vientiane It was the biggest breakthrough so far in getting major ceaserfire and political talks started between the government and proCommunist Pathet Lao rebels who agreed Wednesday to stop fighting Premier Boon Oum said the government will send a mili tary delegation to a point just north of the town of Hin Heup 50 miles north of Vientiane on the main northsouth highway Government acceptance of Souvannas invitation still left unsettled a major point The government has insisted combat officers of both sides meet in the field to draw up anarmistice line and other details of the ceasefire before political leaders meet There were no strong expectations in Vientiane that the dispute would lead to any resumption of the fighting N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES President Habib Bourguiba praises U S WASHINGTON Tunisian Bourguiba praised the United States for returning to its traditional policy of anticolonialism Bour guiba addressed a joint session of Congress after he and President Kennedy had begun private talks on North African problems particularly the explosive situation in Algeria Pricefixing necessary WASHINGTON Two Westinghouse execu tives defended pricefixing as a necessary device to keep workers employed and to develop modern elec trical equipment for the benefit of consumers But Landon Fuller and J T Thompson told a Senate hear ing they now were sincerely sorry they had broken the antitrust laws by meeting with competitors to keep prices profitable done more than any other thing to lull the taxpayer into the dreamy nonsense that he is getting something for nothing whenever the federal treasury pays the bill This dreamy non sense is about all that prevents the US taxpayer from reacting to spendthrifters in government as a normal taxpayer would be expected to react A normal tax payer would belt the spenders out of office at the first op portunity and keep them out of office thereafter This is not what Williams wrote however although it was along the same line of thought Editor Williams wrote that UP IN MINNESOTA a news paper made an experiment It gave each employe his full pay for three weeks On the fourth week it withheld the months total withholding The pub lisher of that Minnesota news paper reported thereafter that his employes1 were still with him but that his shop fore man had not let up on his earthy descriptions of the federal tax program That shop foreman obviously had been blasted out of hisj dreamy insensibility to thej to concur in House revisions of the road use tax fund enormity of the taxes extracted from him by the US govern ment Editor Williams added this i It made us a bit curious so we dug out our own payroll took to see how it would work among some of our own as sociates We found one man who earns a week would get on the last week of the month We found one woman who earns would get A payroll check would shrink to NET RESULT of our inquiry makes us wonder if what is needed is not a more painful way to pay taxes It might ap propriately be called the eye opening plan If it were known that everybody works two months of the year for the government and some work for as much as four or five months there might be less support for every new government program Editor Williams probably is right about that Otherwise in telligent taxpayers seem easily to accept the idea that the weekly income tax bit on their pay checks is paid by the com pany Hence the phrase take home pay which actually means what is left but which the taxpayer comes to regard as his salary the tax deduc tion itself being something ex clusively between his employer and the US Treasury It is a wonder that employes who believe that can get jobs all at anything Cubans purge clergy HAVANA Roman Catholic priests and nuns were streaming into Havana from Oriente Province indicating a general purge of the clergy was under way More than 20 private schools have been taken over in Santiago capital of Oriente Province Missile base strikes rapped WASHINGTON Testimony that unjustified strikes at missiles bases helped to widen the Soviet lead in the maninspace race brought fresh demands from Senate investigators for tougher labor laws Balloonists set record ABOARD AIRCRAFT CARRIER ANTIETAM balloon launched from the deck of this aircraft carrier in the Gulf of Mexico carried two men to the greatest altitude ever reached by a balloon Before it leveled off the huge bag soared to about 113500 216 miles above the earths surface This was slightly under its planned maximum of 116000 feet Road use tax bill rejected DES MOINES The Iowa Senate has refused bill and the matter now is expected to go to a confer ence committee The House voted 5648 Tuesday to give primary roads 47 per cent of the million a year fund secondary roads 40 per cent and city streets 13 per cent President heads off probers Intelligence scrutinized WASHINGTON Kennedy Thursday ordered a sweeping review of the work of the Central Intelligence Agency and other government units that dig up information abroad Kennedy established a new foreign intelligence advisory board headed by Dr Tames R Killian Jr of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology The White House described the new group as a reactivation under broadened terms of ref Tence of the board of con sultants on foreign intelligence activities set up by former President Dwight D Eisenhow er in 1956 IN CREATING his own board Kennedy gave it this assign ment To advise the President with respect to the objectives and conduct of the foreign intelli gence and related activities of he United States which are re quired in the interests of for eign policy and national defense and security The Presidents order is the tatest in a series of actions fol lowing the Cuban invasion fias co Other members named by Kennedy are Dr William Bak er vice president for research IN THE LIMELIGHT President John F Kennedy walks with visiting President Habib Bourguiba of Tunisia as they descend the stairs in the White House followed by their wives The Kennedys entertained the Bourguibas with a state dinner and a program of AP Photofax entertainment At the same time in New York the man Kennedy narrowly defeated last November Kichard Nixon meets with former President Herbert Hoover lower Nixon is on a po litical tour that will take him to Chi cago Des Moines Detroit Columbus Bill advances Senate withdraws common lawban AP Photofax All the true love of a SHES PROUD OF DADDY child for her father is exemplified here as Edward Perry New York police officer is hugged and kissed by his daughter Ellen 4 Tlie reason Daddy0 was one of 62 officers promoted to captain DR JAMES KILLIAN f the Bell Telephone Labora ories retired Air Force Lt Gen James H Doolittle Dr William Langer history profes sor at Harvard University for mer Undersecretary of State Robert D Murphy and retired Army Gen Maxwell D Taylor THE WHITE HOUSE said the boards activities are to be dis fKOM OtJK WIRE SERVICES DES MOINES The Iowa tinguished from the much more limited study that Tay lor is heading on so called para military operations which en tail intelligence as well as guer rilla and other limited war ac tivities At the same lime that the White House was making its an nouncement Senate Democratic leader Mike Mansfield said he expected the administration to make further charges to im prove its cold war intelligence operations But Mansfield said he be lieves the Senate will take at least some action to advance pending bill which would cre ate a HouseSenate watchdog committee to keep a check on the CIA Mansfields statement bore out a prediction by Sen Hubert Humphrey DMinn thaj Con gress probably will move to oversee the CIA unless the ad ministration revamps its intel ligence operation Senate reversed itself Thurs day and defeated a proposal to outlaw commonlaw mar riages The Senate then passed 421 the bill requiring a threeday waiting period with the provis ion that applications for mar riage licenses could not be made by mail The bill now goes back to the House for action on the wait by mail amendment PASSAGE OF the antimar riage mill bill and its approval by the governor is virtually as sured The banning of commonlaw marriages had been tacked on to the threeday waiting period bill by Sen Melvin Wolf D Waterloo It had passed by the narrow margin of 2322 Sen Jack Schroeder RDav enport who had fiercely opposed the amendment was successful in getting his motion to recon sider passed by a vote of 3510 He suggested that the drastic change in the law should be carefully studied WOLF SAID commonlaw marriages grew up in the front ier country when it was often im possible for a couple to find a minister to perform the cere mony Sen George OMalley DDe Moines supported Schroeder saying a minor mistake by a judge justice of the peace or minister could invalidate a mar riage if the banning of the commonlaw provision was adopted PARTLY CLOUDY Weather at Cape good Spaceman in last check Session of legislature equals 116 day record GETS DEATH SENTENCE WEST PALM BEACH Fla A Lucky Hoi zapfel 38 was sentenced to leath in the electric chair Wed nesday for the 1955 murders of lircuit Judge and Mrs C E Chillingworlh DES MOINES tf The Iowa Legislature was in its 116th day Thursday equalling the longest regular session in the states history The 1959 session ended after 116 days Legislative leaders said they expected the present session to go through at least Friday and possibly Saturday They were optimistic that they would not have to return next week Senate Majority Leader J Kendall Lynes RPlainfield and House Majority Leader Robert Naden RWcbstcr City said Thursday that they only hada couple more items to worry Board of Re gents appropriation being one of them Meanwhile two politically dif ferent senators disagreed Thurs day on whether this session had accomplished much Sen X T Prentis RMount Ayr chairman of the Ways and Means Committee said he thought the 1961 legislature was outstanding Democratic Sen C Edwin Gil mour Grinnell College political science professor said this legis lature not only will be the long est but in my judgment the least progressive and the least productive North Iowa Partly cloudy Thursday night somewhat warmer lows in 40s Mostly cloudy Friday somewhat warmer chance of showers by evening highs in mid 60s Iowa Partly cloudy northeast mostly cloudy west and south through Friday with scat tered showers or thunder storms southwest andex treme west late Thursday night or Friday Warming trend Lows Thursday night near 40 northeast to near 50 southwest Highs Friday 60 to 65 Further outlook Show CAPE CANAVERAL Fla Ml a promise of favorable weather in the offing the U S space agency Thursday began a preliminary countdown aimed at launching astronaut Alan B Shepard Jr into space at 8 am CST Friday A spokesman for the Nation al Aeronautics and Space Ad ministration said the weather had improved and it now looks like a better than 5050 chance of launching Friday The Project Mercury weather support group said there would be fair weather in the Cape area Friday In the capsule recovery area 290 miles down range the forecast was for part ly cloudy skies with a few wide ly scattered showers THE WEATHER support group said there would be east erly surface winds of 1015 knots with waves three to four feet high Those conditions appeared to fall well within the acceptable limits for the launching Bad weather forced postpone ment Tuesday of the first at tempt to launch the 37yearold Navy commander on his 115 mile high ride Shepard and his backup John H Glenn Jr passed up further simulated tests in a mock cap sule similar to theone perched on the Redstone rocket which will launch this nations first spaceman THE MEN Had simulated flights Wednesday such as they have been going through for several weeks in preparation for the flight Each ran through one flight while an engineer for the McDonnell Aircraft Corp sat in the actual capsule on the pad A space agency spokesman said the engineer Burt North sat in the capsule for three sim ulated missions lasting from IVi to 1 hours each The tests were to check out the complete Redstone and cap sule system said John Powers NASA spokesman Each of them was very good Powers said that one of the main reasons for the run ihroughs was to check an elec trocardiograph sensor in the capsule which will radio back information on Shepards heart during the flight THE SENSOR had not worked properly during the countdown that preceded the postponement of the flight on Tuesday Thursdays countdown was to last five to seven hours and give most of the rockets ma jor system a complete check The final countdown is sched uled to start at pm Thursday If it goes without a bitch Shepard will be airborne at 6 am Shepard will climb into his 20pound pressure suit about 2Vi lours before launch time Glenn however will not suit up But if anything should go wrong with Shepard at the last mo ment Glenn could scramble into his suit and be ready to go in about 20 minutes ers and thunderstorms Sat urday slightly warmer Minnesota Growing cloudy showers Highs Friday in 60s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 63 Minimum 33 At 8 am 50 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 78 Minimum 55 ALWAYS ON GUARD ST IVES England Jane Wright a widow said she joined a judo club so that can learn how to protect myself if necessary Mrs Wright is 80yearsold SAME Judgeship bill sent to Kennedy WASHINGTON tfi Congresi Thursday passed and sent to he White House a bill to create 73 additional federal judgeships including one for Iowa The House approved the meas ure first and the Senate quickly followed both by voice vote Except for Republican chiding of Democrats for refusing to permit passage of a Judgeship bill until they had taken over the White House there was lit tle dispute on the measure Ju dicial appointments are tradi tionally regarded as the cream of local patronage available to a national political party On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News f Society News MO11 Sports1SU Latest Markets II Maton City North Iowa Newt21 Comics 21
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