Mason City Globe Gazette, April 6, 1964

Mason City Globe Gazette

April 06, 1964

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 6, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Nortfc Daily Newspaper fdttej hv the Heme newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors ITY G Home Edition vot AMOcUied roll MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL e 1H4 UOe Paper CoMteU tf Two auction OM Ne Homage to MacArthur come over US BY THE ASSOCIATED PKESS Tributes have been paid in all parts of the country to General of the Army Douglas MacArthur called by President Johnson one of the most distinguished soldiers in the history of the United States0 Johnson ordering the nations flags flown at halfstaff until after the funeral next Saturday said MacArthur living embodiment of the code he so eloquently expressed duty honorcountry Former President Harry S Truman who fired MacArthur from al1 his commands in a dis pute over conduct of the Kore an War said he was deeply sorry at the passing of Gen Douglas MacArthur who has given of himself with excieption al strength and valor and will be remembered as one of the great military men in our his tory Sen Barry R Ariz called MacArthur oneof Americas greatest soldiers and one of its finest citizens Cov Nelson A Rockefeller of New York an opponent of Gold water for the Republican nom ination for president said Mac Arthurs brilliant leadership and heroic patriotism were in the highest tradition of this na Former yice President Rich was a true kan on of the Philippines architect of victory in the Pacific and cre ator of modern Japan 0 Tributes also came other former presidents Her bert Hoover who named Mac Arthur chief of staff in 1931 and Gen Dwight D Eisenhower who twice served on MacAr thurs staff Calling MacAHnur a great man a great general and a great patriot Hoover said the world is a finer place for his having lived in it Eisenhower said Through a long lifetime of service he earned the admiration and re spect of his fellow citizens and the personal devotion of those he led in battle Among the many other mili tary leaders who paid tribute to MacArthur was Fleet Admir al Chester W IjHmitz who shared the Pacific command in World War n He praised Mac Arthurs qualities of military character leadership and ad ministrative skill Adlai E Stevenson US am bassador to the United Nations quoting from a speech made by MacArthur after the recapture of Corregidor in 1945 said His courage was high as the flag his troops raised Hoist the colors to its peak and let no enemy haul them down Britain opens doors to trade from outside GENEVA Britain of fered Monday to open its doors to duty free imports of primary commodities from all the de veloping nations of the world and to extend to them tariff preferences now only applicable to the Commonwealth The British offer came in a 10point plan presented to the UN Trade and Development Conference by Secretary of Trade and Industry Edward Heath North Iowa Weather outlook Secerning cloudy wttfi te nertnwest Monday ntgnt lews in lew 39s Tues day elewdy wHfc occasional rein er snow increasing Weetner details on page COLUMBIA HONORED of the Army Douglas MacArthur who died an Wash ington is shown his wife at a in his honor in New York on April 19 1963 Mrs Mac Arthur holds a statuette of the Columbia College Lion which was presented to MacArthur bythe col leger for distinguished1 service A GeneralDouglas MacArthur chair in history has been established at Columbia College the mens undergraduate college of Columbia University MacNider recalls wartime moments with MacArthur By ROBERT H SPIEGEL Gen Hanford MacNider last saw General of the Army Doug as MacArthur in N e w York City on Jan 26 on his 84th birth day The occasion was the j annual party given for the general by an old friend Maj Gen Leif Sverdrup of St Louis Mo It was one of General Mac Arthurs last public appear ances thin awfully thin MacNider recalled here M o n day He looked terrible Then MacArthur began talk ing to the 100 assembled gen erals and admirals who had served under him in the Pacific theater in World War n MacNider smiled When he opened his mouth and started talking the cannons began fir ing and we could hear the roar of battle again It was all right MacNiders association with MacArthur began in Australia in 1942 I was there when the gen eral came down from the Phil ippines said MacNider MacNider wanted L a command He got it from Mac Arthur The Qid Man made me a EG brigadier general and put me on New Guinea said Mac Nider That took some doing I was anathema in Washington in those days he had been in open political warfare with the Franklin D Roosevelt admin A few tough telegrams by the Old Man got the job done MacNider remembers the MacArthur oratory from those The general should have been a Shakespearean actor if he hadnt been a soldier Hed pin you against the wall with one hand and beat you on the chest with the other talking all the time x the fire in you He had a power of the Eng lish Jancuage far beyond any man Ive ever known You read what he said and it sounds the atrical but not when you heard him in person words came out alive and real MacArthur put MacNider in command of a task force with orders to go overland on New Death saddens Japan Tribute to conqueror TOKYO AP A saddened Japan led the world tribute Mon day to General of the Army Douglas MacArthur its war time conqueror who led it to peace prosperity and democ racy A sense of sorrow also swept the Philippines and South Korea two other Asian nations in whose destinies MacArthur was deeply involved at the news of his death The Japanese government sent the nations most beloved elder statesman former Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida to represent Japan at MacArthur s funeral I cannot forget the great of the in ebuilding our naiiqn out of the ashes of defeat said Yoshida Out of the stringent food ihortages out of the confusion of our political economic and social systems and out of the nsecurityof mens hearts Mac Arthur laid the foundations for a new Japan which became the source of our nations prosperi ty today In a message to President Johnson Prime Minister Haya o Ikeda said the Japanese re spected MacArthur only as a soldier but as a friend Em peror Hirohito and Empress Vagako also sent their tnces streets of Japan peo MacArthur articiiiarly for bringing in huge quantities of food in the imme diate postwar months to feed a destitute population In the Philippines where MacArthurs wartime pledge I shall hope during he Japanese occupation Presi dent Diosdado Macapagal de lared period of national mourning Gen HANFORD MacNIDER Guinea and capture Buna the Japanese base I got within a halfmile of the place then was hit said MacNider He was the first American general officer to be wounded in combat in World War H He caught 11 fragments from a grenade including a splinter in one eye MacArthur refused to put MacNider back m command of troops he underwent surgery on his eye The Old Man said hed give me troops again once the eye was fixed recalls MacNider and he MacNider r e m e m b a n the Navy refrain about Dugout Doug a biting reference to MacArthur The general was a distant figure said MacNider He didnt see much of the troops That wasnt his job It was easy to forget or maybe they never that hed been wounded something like three times in World War Ill never forget something that happened on one of the Ad miralty Islands The 1st Cavalry had gone in to take one end of the island when the Old Man flew in to look things over plane landed on an air strip still held by the Japs MacNIDER Continued on page 2 Body rests in NY 5day rites scheduled DBS MOINES Sen ateHouse Conference Commit tee agreed on a legislative re apportionment plan Monday calling for a Senate of 47 to 53 members and a House of 108 to A source of courage in our darkest hour Gen MacArthur symbolized the highest degree of Philippine American friend ship and affection Macapagal said in a message to Johnson Your loss is our loss His name s deeply engraved in the fiearts of all Filipinos South Koreas President ihung Hee Park said Koreans will remember MacArthur for ever for his contributions to ward their independence and democracy Not only the United States but the whole world has lost a most outstanding soldier and one of the greatest of states men Park said Korea was the scene of Mac Arthurs last military cam paign He was removed from command of the UN forces in Korea in 1951 for opposing Pres ident Harry S Trumans deci sion to limit the conflict to Korea New Zealands Prime Minis ter Keith J Holyoake memor ialized MacArthur as one of Ihe greatest commanders of the last war MacArthur pictures on inside An Historical account of Gen Douglas MacAr thurs life is told in pic tures inside the Globe Gazette SAME Mac ARTHUR BODY ON VIE Flanked by an honor guard and his of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur lies in repose in a New5 York funeral parlor chapel Flags are the national emblem and the gen eralspersonal fivestar banner Serv f i 4 5SJ Photofax icemen represent from left Coast Guard Corps and Navy Publicviewing of the body will begin at 10 am Tuesday at 7th Regiment armory Only family members and dig nitaries were permitted in chapel Agreement is reached on state rehiap plan current Senate of 50 members legislature in its redistricting and about 27 per cent chose a action withinthe limits provid eight committee 115 members Six of the members agreed to sign a rec ommendation the legisla turefapprove the measure as a constitutional amendment Com mittee i Chairman Sen Clifford Vance RMount Pleasant said he dissenters were Sen John Walker RWilliams and Rep Marvin Smith RPaullina Vance said a majority of the Senate would be elected by 367 o 402 per cent of the popula tion House apportionment would be based on population set hat the counties containing half he states people would elect half the representatives About 35 per cent of the peo ple elected a majority of the House majority The House now has i08 members These per centages under a temporary plan enacted earlier in the spe cial legislative session are about 39 in the Senate and 47 in the House The proposed permanent plan carries a provision reading in each redistricting of the Senate historical relationships and conv mon or differing interests of the people of the various areas of the state shall be taken into ac count and reasonable protection shall be provided for the mi nority of the people who live in thinly populated areas The legislature would draw new district lines after each 10 year census The Iowa Supreme Court would do the job if the legislature failed to act The number of members in each house would be set by the ed in the plan The legislatures redistricting action would be subject to veto by the governor One commit tee member said the committee included that to ake the veto power from the governor woulc be unconstitutional The plan would make a separ ty containing at least 175 per cent of the states population Another senator would be addec for each additional three pei cent of the states population Counties with less than 175 pei cent of the states population would be combined into multi county districts in whatevei way the legislature chose a each redistricting concerned over power of military CHAPEL HILL NC Sen J W Fulbright who only 12 days ago touched off an ex plosive debate on foreign policy now says the American people are not now exercising effective control over the military and neither is the Congress The charge by the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in a speech Sunday night at the Universityof North Carolina seemed almost certain to stir another time with the Pentagon The Arkansas Democrats March 25 foreign policy speech richocheted through both halls of Congress the State Depart ment and the White House It still is drawing fire in some quarters His comments on the military came in a keynote speech to the 1964 Carolina Symposium a fiveday series of lectures at the university on the topic Arms and the Man National Security and the Aims of a Free Soci Fulbright said the military es tablishment has a vested inter est in the continuation of the cold war and its high military spending He said the elimination of superfluous defense funds would encourage spending on domestic programs and that the cold war is an excuse as well as a cause for high mili tary budgets In his address Fulbright pur sued one of the points of his March 25 Senate speech He said the nations interests could expansion abroad and subver sion and disloyalty at home He said President Johnsons proposed war on poverty and other educationwelfare pro grams are at least as impor tant to the security of our coun try in the long term than a national defense establish ment and a good deal more im portant than a voyage to the moon NEW YORK much of the world began paying a heros homagaj Monday to Douglas MacArthur gallant old soldier who faded away The rugged heart of the 64 yearold general pftheArmy which had kept beating through three grievous operations was stilled at pm CST Sunday at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington BC Soon thereafter the body off the man who etched his name on so much Mihiel Bataan Corregidor New Gui nea Manila Tokyo and Inchon a historic funeral jour ney into a starlit night The body was brought by motor hearse to this he had lived in a hotel suite since coming home from the wars 13 years ago Until Tues day morning the body will at the Universal Funeral Chapel Then from 10 am Tuesday until 10 pm it will lie in repose at the famousold 7th Regiment Armory on park great brick building with battle ments towers and filled with the trophies of many heroes On Wednesday the body will be returned by train to Wash afternoon until ThursdayVit Will lie in state mi tKe Capitol where so recentlythe body of the martyred President John F Kennedy also reposed Then by military plane it will be flown to the naval city of Norfolk Va for funeral serv ices in St Pauls Episcopal Church and burial in the Mac Arthur Memorial nearby All along the funeral journey there ate Senate district of each coun will be the military pageantry reserved for the nations great The generaj had expressed a wish tc be buried in Norfolk be cause there his mother the for mer Mary Pinckney Hardy was born reared and marriedThe city has fashioned out of a 114yearold courthouse a me morial to MacArthur a museum Perfor his memorabilia and a mausoleum forhis remains Polk the largest county would have three senators un der the plan using I960 popula tion figures The House formula would give 12 seats to Polk County using 1960 figures House districts would be di vided into subdistricts if three or more members are elected Districts with three representa tives would elect one at large and two from subdistricts Dis tricts vith four or more would elect two at large and the rest from subdistricts Most of the plan was worked out at a threehou committee meeting Sunday which followed a daylong session Friday Smith said he dissented be cause he feels it would put loo large a population factor into the Senate The Senate is supposed to be the area house1 he said But my figures projecting this thing into 1970 show 468 per cent There are the famous mum crunched campaign hat with its whateverscrambled eggs insignia and one of the corncob pipes that were his trademark There too above the tomb that will receive him is this in scription In twenty campaigns on a hundred battlefields around a thousand campfires in long years of peace as well as a soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty Beginning last March 4 general had undergone opera tions at Walter Reed for remov al of his gall bladder his spleeq and an eightfoot section of in testine Since Friday night hY had lain in coma When he died his wife the former Jean Marie Faircloth of Murfreesboro Tenn and their son Arthur 26 were grieving at the bedside They had seen much history at MacArthuri side xwv JJWJL tCIlt be served better by ending the would elect a majority of the present morbid preoccupation Senate with the danger of Communist On the inside Editorials 4 North Iowa news 5 Society news 8910 Sports news 1314 Bowling news 15 Mason City news U1722 Comics Classified pages 2223 V Bulletin WASHINGTON acting with almost unprece dented speed unanimously passed Monday a JSOmillion emergency appropriation prl marily designed to speed earthquake rehabilitation in Alaska The appropriation was approved by voice vote In the House quickly sped N the Senate whera It won vote approval that sent it te ttw House for the Pret idents signature k ;