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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 24, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                             The princess gets married See story on page 3 ME Halleck attacks postal officials The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEG VOL 103 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 1963 E 10c a copy No 64 A new breed jiof subs Would crawl on the bottom By STUART H LOORY New York Herald Tribune New Service WASHINGTON Her d i v e ended in tragedy She was de signed as the deepest diving submarine in all the United States fleet Yet the Thresher now a flattened hulk under 8 400 feet of water could perform mere belly flops compared to the diving capability the Navy is planning for its Theres a new breed of sub marines under construction in the shipyards and under design on the drawing boards of naval architects They carry names like the Aluminaut the Deep Star and the Dolphin Some of them will go down 15000 feet where they will be able to crawl about on the ocean floor and search for targets of interest with lobsterlike robot claws They will be the vanguard of the new breed Most subs today operate within 400 feet of the oceans surface just the top most layers of the water The Navy wants standard operation at depths down to 20000 feet But before they can they must learn something of life at those depths They must design ships that can withstand the terrific pressures At 20000 feet the water exerts a pressure of 8800 pounds on each square inch of surface Thats about 500 times more pressure than the atmosphere exerts on us at sea level i The research vessels soon to WASHINGTON be launched will provide much fense Secretary Robert S Mc of that data The bathyscophe Trieste piloted by Jacques Picard for the United States Navy has explored the ocean floor 35000 feet down in the Pacific Ocean but that craft is a diving balloon It cannot make any lateral movements on the ocean floor j The coming ships except for the Dolphin they will have a lateral range of only 10 to 20J miles The Dolphin will have a greater range but its maximum operating depth it is believed will be only about 6000 feet Alexandra of her bridegroom financier Angus Ogilvy leave the West Door of Westminster Abbey in London Wed nesday after their wedding Ceremony was attended by Britains top royalty See story on page 3 McNamara warns budget cutters Deepdiving submarines would have many uses for the military It would be easier for them to avoid detection by traveling close to the ocean floor or mak ing u n d e r w a ter maneuvers similar to those which dogfight ing airplanes use when under attack i But they would also open up use of the oceans for other pur poses For example ships could be built that could travel along transoceanic telephone cables and repair them thereby cut ting down greatly on the cost of the cables They could also be built to carry fuel or troops Namara Wednesday again cautioned Congress against drastic cutting of the defense budget McNamara said in Senate testimony that the billion in defense spending proposed by President Kennedy is the price the United States must be prepared to pay to protect its own and the free worlds virtual interests He told the opening round of hearings on the budgetbill by the Senate military appropria tions subcommittee that sharp cuts could not help but ad versely affect our military capabilities McNamara did not refer di rectly to a recent million cut by the Senate in weapons authorizations for fiscal 1964 but he obviously had this in mind in cautioning against economy moves at the ex pense of national security In reviewing the whole spec trum of US defense activi ties McNamara said the United States stilt is not on the brink of developing a work able system of intercepting enemy missiles But he said neither is Russia in spite of reports that the Soviets are ahead in this vital area of weaponry utshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Sub launched PORTSMOUTH N H nuclear powered attack submarine Jack was launched at Ports mouth Naval shipyard Wednesday exactly two weeks to the day since her sister ship Thresher was lost at sea with 129 men aboard Pope grateful VATICAN CITY Pope John XXIII said Wednesday his encyclical on peace w a s a torch for the men of our times and worldwide re sponse to the document was a token of divine blessing for his effort Say 100 killed SAIGON A U S military spokesman said that 100 Communist sol diers were killed W e d nesday in an airstrike in the heart of the Camau southwest of Saigon Bulletin LONDON S Un dersecretary of State Averell Harriman may fly to Moscow in the next 48 hours to urge Nikita S Khrushchev to help keep the peace in Laos Amer ican sources said late Wednes day Congress threat accused In attempt to get more cash WASHINGTON AP House Republican leader Charles A Hal leek has accused postal officials of trying to blackjack Congress out of more money with threats j to cut mail service j The officials he said should find some other way of saving money One way of doing this suggested Sen John 0 Pastore DRI would be for Postmaster General J Edward Day to buy fewer trucks and equipment and not to take on any new employes Pastore and Sen A Willis Rob ertson DVa said they saw little chance of the Senate restoring the more than million slashed from postal funds by the House The House whacked million from a budget the de partment proposed for the fiscal year beginning July 1 It also cut million from million in supplemental funds to operate the postal service between now and June 30 the end of the current year Faced with the economy drive the Post Office Department sent out telegrams Tuesday to its 68 offices notifying them that the pinch was on The post masters were told that as of now they should not hire any new em ployes and to limit overtime to that paid out during the fourweek period which ended March 29 Day had told Congress pre viously that the reductions in pos tal funds could bring about a cur tailment of service including elimination of Saturday deliveries Congressional veterans recalled that this lever to pry loose more money has been used successfully before During the Eisenhower adminis tration Postmaster General Ar thur E Summerfield curtailed all postal services on Saturday in a similar dispute with Congress over operating funds Congress quickly provided additional funds WILSON DIES LARGO Fla H Wilson a former safety director for US Steels American Bridge Division died Tuesday LOST CHILD IS FOUND IN SWAMP Standridge embraces her father E M Standridge after being rescued from a swampy area The yearoid wandered away from home and was the object of an altnight search by several hundred Civil De Photofar fense workers State Patrolmen and volunteers near Stockbridge Ga She was found Wednesday under honey suckle vines about a quarter of a mile from her home She suffered only minor scratches on her hands and legs Ed raps secrecy lies NEW YORK Maier president of the American News paper Publishers Association hit Wednesday at what he called se crecy and constraint in govern cerncd when an administration of ficial speaks of using news as a Pickle packers pick Pickle CHICAGO UPI Dill L Pickle has been named man of the year by the National Pickle Packers Association The pickle packers picked Pickle Hollandale Miss who once sold pickles in his fathers store because he will soon introduce dill pickle ice cream o the south We couldnt possibly find a more deserving winner an official of the as sociation said Pickle owns and manages Pickles Dairy Bar in Hollandale North Iowa Mostly cloudy with scattered showers Wed nesday night and Thursday warmer Wednesday night lows 3814 Highs Thursday in upper 50s Iowa Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday few show ers east and central Warmer Wednesday night lows 4045 A little warmer Thursday highs mid 50s east to 60s westlment Further outlookP a r t 1 Maier said publishers are con cloudy and cooler Friday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees above normal Thursday through next Monday Norma highs are from 63 to 68 and normal lows from 40 to 47 It will be warmer Thursday cooler Friday or Saturday then warmer Sunday or Mon day Rainfall will average gen erally less than 10 of an inch in scattered showers Thurs day and again about the week end Minnesota Occasional cloudi ness and warmer through Thursday Highs Thursdav 60 72 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 45 Minimum 28 At 8 am 33 Sunrise 5i8 Sunset 706 YEAR AGO Maximum 69 Minimum 33 AVIATOR RITES SET CHICAGO UPI Funeral services will be here Friday Thorne Donnelly 67 a i World War I naval aviator Dairy bill is not dead yet DES M01NES dairy irice bill which seeks to forbid he sale of milk and related pred icts at less than cost stood on shaky ground Wednesday with one strike against it in the House Five members were absent Tuesday when a roll call on pas sage was taken The vote to send the bill to the governor was 5449 one short of the required majority i of 55 votes weapon in the cold war of con lolling and managing the flow of news and even of the govern ments right to lie Maiers comment obviously directed at remarks last year by Arthur Sylvester assistant secre tary of defense for public affairs Equally disturbing is the ques tion whether this public official reflects administration policy said Maier publisher and presi dent of the Milwaukee Journal Maier said in a speech prepared or the annual ANPA convention This is not a question of wheth r the government has the right 0 time its announcements and lews releases to achieve maxi mum effectiveness for its pro ram Neither is it a question of governments right to withhold certain items of information dis closure of which would clearly eopardize national security Gov ernments have been doing this for 1 long time and there need be no deception involved But that did not kill the bill iep Chester Hougen RCcclar who said he agreed with the need for fair trade laws but nought the bill was poorly writ en filed the reconsideration mo ion Hougen had voted against lie measure Along with the absentees and Hougens move to keep the bill alive its fate was left very much in the air 3 North lowans win scholarships On the inside Editorials Page 4 T North Iowa News 8 The new subs could carry out Society News91011 ann I rescue and salvage operations If a deepdiving submarine had been available perhaps we would have obtained quick in formation on just what wont wrong with the Thresher Some lives might even have been saved The future for our fleet of nuclear submarines appears to be goinc down deeper and ever deeper into the oceans One thing seems certain Threshers accident was not duc to a malfunction in the nuclear reactor It is more likely that the ships hull buckled for some reason under the terrific pres sures at maximum depth Sports News 21 Clear Lake News2425 Mason City News 28 Latest Markets 29 Comics 34 Classified pages 3839 Three of the 1400 Merit Scholars named Wednesday by the National Merit Schol arship Corporation live in North Iowa They are Judith Cooley daughter of Mr and Mrs H S Cooley 32 Windsor Blvd Hampton David Klaus son of Mr and Mrs Mcrten Klaus 106 Maple Ave Charles City Craig Allen Peterson step son of Mr and Mrs Joe Pur celi 102 14th Place NW Judith and David are among the 540 Merit Scholars who will receive their awards from the National Merit Scholar ship Corp Craig will receive one of six fouryear scholar ships awarded each year na 1 tionally by the AFLCIO The amount of each award is based on individual finan cial need They range from a i minimum of S400 a year to a maximum of 000 for four years The na tional average is about SS45 a year The 1400 Merit Scholars were chosen from nearly 11 000 finalists Finalists are those students who attained very high scores on the Na tional Merit Scholarship Qual ifying Test and on a second examination and who had a record of other significant achievements The second ex Cornell College Mount Vcrn JUDITH COOLEY animation is the threehour Scholastic Aptitude Test of the College Entrance Examina tion Board In addition to test scores the selection committee con sidered the individuals high school grades accomplish ments outside the classroom extracurricular a e t i v ities school endorsements aprl sim ilar information submitted by the students and their schools Judith Cooley intends to ma DAVID KLAUS jor in English at Drake Uni versity and plans a career in teaching high school English She is president of the Hamp ton High School student coun cil was a delegate to the na tional student council conven tion last year and a member of the executive cabinet of the Iowa Association of Student Councils She is a member of the Na tional Honor Society was a CRAIG PETERSON Homecoming ween attendant coeditor of the school news paper in 196162 class treas urer in 196162 a member of the high school band and chorus assistant church or ganist active in the Method ist Youth Fellowship and AA Girl of the Month for No vember David Klnus was one of S from more than 130 applicants to receive the William Fletch er King Scholarship Award to on Scholars were announced He plans to attend Cornell and major in liberal arts He was first in Charles City High School and fifth in Iowa in a contest sponsored by the Mathematics Association of America He is president of the school Mathematics Club treasurer of the Charles City Chapter of the National Honor Society program chairman for the History Club and vice president of the Science Club He attended Hawkeye Boys State as a junior and was a member of the Charles City High School student council during his sophomore and jun ior years Craig Peterson intends to enroll at Iowa State Univer sity and plans a career in en gineering He has been a member of the Mason City Maier said the point was that j there was a moral difference be tween withholding information and spreading misinformation He said that if a government for what ever motives begins to deceive its citizens it has begun to their trust Laos talks appear near breakdown WASHINGTON AP Diplo matic efforts to save Laos neu trality and head off civil war in the little Southeast Asian nation edged close to n breakdown Wed even before the Merit i T C1osc CO n Breakdown Wed lars were nnnnmrrH Tin i n a shift that triggered US military gestures Britains Foreign Secretary Lord Home brought the deteriora Troops alerted NAHA Okinawa iP Amen cas biggest military complex in Asia went on alert Wednes day apparently because of rising crisis in Laos Many troop leaves were canceled and normal pass restrictions tightened st ion of the diplomatic situation i fully into the open by accusing Soviet Union of frustrating i British moves to restore peace i As cochairmen of the internn itionnl conference which developed the neutrality formula for a tivi ka government combine of pro High School Band for three j Communist neutralist and rightist years and is copresident this j forces Britain and the Soviet Ut year He is a member of the jiort hold a key position high school student council i Home in the of and is president of the Maine Lords based his accusation oa mntics Club He has held aa amnleur radio license was a newspa per earner hoy and worked for the last three years after school and on Saturdays in a supermarket ithe same Kremlin move that IS authorities already had cagvsed as an abrupt 01 So viet a demand that Britain join in a dechuattor that the I nited States is responsible tor ithe outbreak of in Laos   

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