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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 10, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                I The new jj Parris Island Drownings spur changes JAMES M DUMftELL New York Herald Trfcone News New bill would put nation on daylight saving time WASHINGTON AP iThe mcrce Commission calls in Basicallv the hill wmilrt im mimtiv h AI WASHINGTON AP words daylight saving time and Americas crazyquilt time system may be on the way out A House Commerce subcom mittee will take up and likely approve a bill Tuesday thai overhauls the US time system and attempts to bring order oul of whal Ihe Inlcrslate Com merce Commission calls in creasing chaos in American time A similar bill was approved by the Senate Commerce Com mittee No public opposition has arisen so far and there jusl may be enough time left to push Ihe bill through Congress before the session ends Basically the bill would set up uniform areas that would move their clocks ahead and back at the same times every year For Ihe most part the bill would do away with situations in which one comniunily is on standard time and the town next door on daylight time According lo testimony before the House subcommittee the country has such situations ga lore The bill now before Congress would Iry to end the nalions confusing time situation with thcsf provisions The United Slates except for Alaska and Hawaii would be divided as now into four zones Eastern Cenlral Moun tain and Pacific In addition a new Atlantic zone would be created This would be off the East Coast and not over any mainland at all in the winter months In the summer months all time zones including the new Atlantic zone would shift west This would move clocks ahead an hour uniformly over the en tire country The Central Stan dard Time zone would then be come the Eastern Standard Time zone during the summer only A person living in the Central Slan dard Time zone would have to use Ihe lerm Easlern Slandard Time for Ihe same thing we now refer to as Central Daylight Time Daylight saving limewould begin on the last Sunday in April and end on the last Sunday In October The bill would require all federal agencies common car riers and communications by wire or radio to use this time system It Is assumed that this would persuade all local com munities lo adopt the new lem PARRIS ISLAND S C Privates theres just one way to gel off this island alive lhals to graduate off Thus Drill Instructor Clar ence Palmer recently greeted his scraggly platoon of recruits who still in civilian clothes and long haircuts tried to stand at attention Tht Marine Corps here gained worldwide notoriety in 195C when another drill instructor S Sgt Matthew C McKeon marched his platoon of recruits into a tidal swamp one night and six of his men drowned Following an investigation the Commandant of the Corps promised sweeping changes Within the following year 13 drill instructors were disciplined for actions involving physical abuse of recruits This was in addition to several other cases thai did not come to trial be cause the charges were dis missed How sweeping were the changes and how tough is the training today Are recruits still subjected to physical abuse Are there accidents in training today Two of the questions can be answered easily The training is tough today Probably tougher than ever before And there are accidents in training in which men are in jured It is impossible to give tins kind of vraining without somebody getting hurl But considerable if not sweep ing changes have been made Physical abuse on the part of the drill instructor is either non existent or so well hidden that it has not come to light in years A builtin system of checks and balances strangely trends to hide slight abuse If a re cruit gets a beating its apt to come from his fellow recruits for not assuming his share of the work rather than the once feared drill instruclor Palmer and all the other drill instructors know they have one day to show I h e recruit or bool who is boss So from the minute he meets the DI the boot is constantly subject to his harsh scornful domi neering personality Within Hio three minutes of facing his new platoon the DI has won more than half his battles An hour later he has shown 80 per cent of his men he is lop dog A week later only about Iwo lo five per cent of the bools have refused to ac knowledge Ihc supreme au thority of the drill instructor These are channeled into special platoons The boot is allowed to report his DI for any physical abuse but pride in himself and his pla loon makes him very reluctant to do so It becomes a matter of If the rest of the guys can take it I can too The OI still reigns supreme over his men but his powers have been somewhat curtailed and his actions arc more close ly supervised by officers Hazing is no longer allowed Things like making a man run until he drops or do pushups until lie collapses are out In his campaign hat which is the outward symbol of his position every DI carries a card which specifies the maxi mum number of exercises he is allowed lo give his men in spe cified Icmperalures As the heal increases Ihe amount of stren uous exercise is reduced The DI himself is of the mosl carefully selecled men in the entire Corps First he is a volunteer for the job Then he is very carefully screened and his character both in the Corps and before he enlisted is thor oughly investigated Officers here feel that the chance of a man with sadislic tendencies becoming a drill in structor are negligible Does al this pay off The Marine Corps says em phatically yes To put warning on Phenacetin WASHINGTON The Food and Drug Administration will require drugs containing the The newspaper that Home Edition VOL M MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 10 1964 lUo Paper Cocultti ol Two Associated Press Full Wtrei No 156 Shaky truce on Cyprus Congress pushing to adjourn WASHINGTON AP Con gress pushed ahead Monday in a drive lo Ihe legislative decks and adjourn by Ihe end of next week The larget date for adjourn ment is Aug 22 two days be fore Ihe Democratic National Convenlion opens in Atlantic City NJ Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said Sunday night in a Iclevistunradio inlcr view NBCMeet The Press that he still hopesfor adjourn menl by the 22nd but added 1 wouldnt bet on it If Congress doesnt finish its work by lhat date he said it will be back on the job after the convention Mansfield said I am very proud of what this Congress anc its predecessor have done Asked IheRe publican side of the aisle be said it has been very signifi cant and much of the legislation which weve passed would no have been possible without Re publican support He said Senate Republican Leader Everett M Dirksen has placed his country ahead of his party and contributed partial iarly in foreign affairs Mansfield said he though Dirksen proposal lo delay reapporlionment of slate legis lalures slands a good chance o Senale passage The Democratic leader said he had been in louch with Dirk sen and legal advisers over Ihc weekend Irying lo work out an olher way to ease the effects o the Supreme Courts decision o last June 15 which said cac legislative district must b substantially equal in popula tion It said both houses of slat legislatures must be appot tioned on a one vole formula Dirksen in turn came up wit bill lhat would delay reappor tionment for two years for som states four years for others H said he would include it as rider on the foreign aid author zalion bill Mansfield snid h doesnt believe Dirkscns ap proach on the delay is the cor rect one and may well tur oul to be unconstitutional be appor person on Senate continue aid debate th While the its foreign House lakes up a bill lo libera ize velerans pension laws The House may tackle a hou ing bill abdiil the middle of Ih week The measure would ej tend the present nublic housin program for another year an increase il by 35000 housin units liABY SITTER IN UNIFORM after injured Turkish A Swedish officer of the United Na tot at Kokkina Cyprus tions iorce on Cyprus stops to look US jets intercept Chinese MIGs No clashes reported SAIGON AP South Viet Nam US jci fighlers equipped with air to air missiles lave been heading toward the Communist north the past few days to meet the threat of ap proaching Red Chinese MIG planes US military sources Though no clashes have taken place the opposing flights were reporled close enough lo make positive radar idenlificalion Ihe sources added A US Embassy spokesman here denied Monday night that the planes had scrambled to meet hostile aircraft The spokesman said they had gone only to check unidentified radar blips Saigon capital of South Viet Nam held an air raid alert Sun day its first since World War I when US planes bombed th Japaneseoccupied city Communist gans renewed Pay respects to rights workers painkiller Phenacetin to carrylplan labels warning that kidney dam age may result from exceeding recommended dosage The regulation effective in 60 days was announced Saturday and applied to drugs sold with out prescription The House also is scheduled this week to decide whether lo Iry working out a compromise nn measure to set strict quotas on imported meal The adminislralion fear ful of the effect on US negotia tions for freer access lo Euro pean markets for agricultural producls opposes Ihe quota NEW YORK AP joined hand to hand and chanting we shall overcome thousands of white and Negro mourners paid tribute Sunday night to two while civil rights workers slain in Mississippi In separate services and at an outdoor rally the young men were eulogized as martyrs compassionate and totally com mitted to nonviolence The FBI discovered the bodies of the New Yorkers Andrew Goodman 20 and Michael Schwerner 24 and James Chancy 21 a Negro from Me ridian Miss last Tuesday in a grave near Philadelphia Miss The trio vanished near Philadel phia June 21 at the beginning of a summer drive to register Nc grocs to vole Al the memorial service for Schwerncr at the Community ociety Ralph Engelman oodmans college mate from Queens said Andy laughl us n old Iruth None is free until 11 are free Leaving the service with Goodmans body in an oak eas el Mrs Roberl Goodman his molhci clasped the hand of Church in Manhallan James Farmer national director of the Congress of Racial Equality said one of the tragedies ol our world is that evil societies kill their conscience and gentle folk North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy occasional showers and thunderstorms Monday night lews near M Partly cloudy and cooler Toot day highs upper 70s to near M Weather details 2 Inside The Globe Clear Lake news 3 Earlier Farmer had an nounccd In appointment ol Rita Schwerncr Michaels wid ow as a field secretary for CORE She will help establish a memorial community center in Meridian Miss Farmer said Another speaker John Lewis chairman of the Student Nonvi olent Coordinating Committee d 11 is killed Mickey James and Andy bul what killed them Comics Apalhy ho said Mason City news 47 At Ihc end of the mcmoria service thousands inside am outside Ihc hall joined hand Latest markets 7 North Iowa news news Society news 111 Transit timetable 14 Classified pages 1415 and softly sang the civil right theme We shall overcome someday Earlier at the funeral fo Goodman al the Ethical Cultur fancys mother Fannie tlentled both services who Chaney was buried Friday in leridian propoganda or charges again the United States for its reprisa action against Norlh Viel Nam last week And North Viet Nan indicated il was rcjecling UN Security Council invitatio to take part in a debate on th crisis Informants said the Chines MIGs flying from Hainan Is land across the Gulf of Tonkin halted short of the heavilyrein forced frontier and US naval units in the South China Sea The American pianes were F102 fighters from the Da Nang Air Base and Navy F4 and F8 jets from the US 7th Fleet Some 30 US jets moved into position Saturday to meet a pos sible Communist Ihrusl sources said Communist China said Sunday that the US raid on North Viet Nam gives Peking the right to lake action in every possible form to help the North Viet namese regime Pope urges peace Vows to work for that goal VATICAN CITY AP Pope aul VI offered m the first en cyclical of his reign Monday to go beyond a walchful and un derstanding interest and help seek honorable solutions of dis putes threatening world peace Wilhoul specifying exaclly whal his intervenlion might ake the Roman Catholic pontiff wrolc Regarding the great and uni versal question of world peace we say at once lhat we shall eel it specially incumbent upon us not merely to devote a watchful and understanding in tercsl but also to entertain more assiduous and efficaciou concern This will be of course wilh in the limits of our ministry and so utterly divorced from purely temporal interests and strictly political forms but it will be eager to make its con tribution in educating mankind lo senliments and ways of acl ing conlrary to violent and deadly conflict and in fostering ralional and civilized agree menls for peaceful relations be tween nalions We shall also be solicitous to help by proclaiming higher human principles lhat should serve to temper the and selfishness from passions which armed conflicts spring and pro mote the harmonious relations and fruitful collaboration of all peoples and we shall be ready to intervene where an oppor tunity presents itself in order to assist Ihe contending parlies lo find honorable and fraternal solutions for their disputes The Pope also proposed a joint discussion with nonChris tian religions aimed at defend ing common ideals The 14000word encyclical a leller to Roman Catholic bish ops around the world put POPE Continued on Page 2 TURK HELPS CREEKWhile the curity Council was taking up the problem of Turkish and Creek blood spilling on Cyprus technicians at Dallas Parkland Hospital were taking blood from a lurk to keep a Greek alive Receiving the blood was Mark Bowling Greek name Evangelos Markos Mi helis a 24yearold student at Arlington btate College who has leukemia The donor is Erol Deim Erdogclu a 25yearold Turkish mechanical engineering student at Southern Methodist Univer sity 8 killed on Iowa roads Latest attacks hurt 10 UN busy with problem NICOSIA Cyprus key and the Greek Cypriot gov ernmenl agreed lo a UN Se curily Council call for a cease fire on this embattled island Monday A brief Turkish air at tack on a northwest village be fore Turkeys announcement sent a new scare through Cyprus Greece said it hoped the strafing attack on a square in Polis was due to a mixup in Turkish military orders A government source in sia said 10 persons were wound ed in Ihe Polis altack A Turkish government spokes man said after a Cabinet meet ing in Ankara lhat Turkey would accepl Ihe UN call for the ceasefire bul only on the condition that Greek Cypriote halt their attacks on Turks on the island The Turkish Cahinct met an hour after reports of the Polis altack reached Anka ra The Greek Cypriot govern ment said it had ordered a ceasefire unilaterally as of Sat urday It made no menlion of fighting that erupted around the Turkish village of Kokkina Sun day or around Nicosia Sunday night A Greek Cypriot spokesman said In a statement Monday Arch bishop Makorios Cyprus pres ident said the government of tlie Cyprus republic will fully respect a Securily Council reso lution on the ceasefire in Cy prus as Kenncdyi 52 widcly Eight persons died in traffic Nebraska sports circles accidents in Iowa Ihe weekformer threcsporl coach in end including a well ms daughterinlaw Omaha athletic official and Kcnncciy 24 daughterinlaw killed in a Omalia car crash on rainswept Highway 92 near Carson Killed in the crash two miles east of Carson were Kenneth Herbert Hoover Freedom makes us great NEW YORK AP Former President Herbert Hoover marking his SXHh birthday to day says freedom of choice is what made America great Freedom is the open window HERBERT HOOVER through which pours the sun light of the human spirit and of human dignity he said Wilh Ihe preservation of these moral and spiritual qualities and with Gods grace will come further greatness for our counlry The 31sl prcsidcnl of Ihe Unit ed states in his home al Ihc Waldorf Towers enterlains four old friends at lunch Monday and al a family dinner Congratulations via cables telegrams Idlers by the Ihousands have been received by Hoover Prcsidenl Johnson and Gov Nelson A Rockefeller along with governors of 15 olher states issued proclamations designating Monday as Herbert Hoover Day Hoover who has survived a series of illnesses starting with a gall bladder attack in 1958 did not sec newsmen Sunday but is sued a statement His physician Dr Michael Leporc said Hoov ers general health is good for man of 90 Lcpore said Hoover is menial ly alerl and only his rugged constitution has brought him through medical emergencies including an operation for can cer The Hoover apartment was gaily decorated There was a huge birthday cake shaped in the form of the Hoover Prome nade at the Worlds Fair And the former president al ways a baseball fan watched Ihc opening of the doublcheader at Yankee Stadium on television Sunday and saw the ceremony in his honor In his statement Hoover said among us there is greater freedom for the individual man am woman than in any other nation Hoover voiced deep rcgrcl al the denial of an equal chance for our Negro popula tion He added however Our 19 million American Negroes prob ably own more automobiles than all Ihc 220 million Russians and the 200 million African Nc groes put logcthcr Victims of other accidents over the weekend included Valerie Jensen 4 of Porter Minn fatally injured Sunday vhen struck by a car driven by Brander of LeMars in torm Lake The girl reportedly iarted into the stroel and into he path of the car Michael Graham 23 of Daven port and Donald McDanicJ 23 cClaire thrown from Grahams ar early Sunday when police laid it was sideswiped by an other vehicle trying to pass at i ugh speed in Davenports westsecretary jwas fined There were no reports of ground fighting belween Greek and Turkish Cypriots in the tense norlhvvnst coastal strip m between Polis and Xeros The Soviet Union assailed the scries of Turkish attacks and warned Turkey that it is risk ing war The altack on Polis was tho fourth consecutive day of Turk ish air activity over Cyprus A Greek Cypriot spokesman said there was no word from CYPRUS Continued on Page 2 Liddy fined for speeding near Iowa Falls IOWA FALLS Agriculturo Terry Lee Schroder 18 Ncola pinned between a utility L B Liddy 58 S20 Monday after Ofplcading guilty to a charge of going 68 miles per hour in viola pole and an aiilrnnohilc after a wocar collision Sunday in 1 o w n t o w n Council Bluffs Schroder was a passenger in a car driven by Thomas Ring 18 of The other car was lirivcn by John Chrislensen 21 of Council Bluffs tion of the 60mile nighllimo speed limit The alleged violation occurred Friday night on Highway 15 soulh of here The Highway Pa trol made the arrest Justice of the Peace Harold K Baker said Monday lhat Liddy called him to plead utility link cr said he fined Liddy on Victoria Hughes 15 of Mount the charge and in court Pleasant who died when the car in which she was riding went off a county road near Oakland Mills and overturned early Sunday The driver Dennis Calhoun 16 of Mount Pleasant was hospitalized al Iowa City John Harry Tomlin 40 of iNcwton who died late Saturday in a two car crtsh two miles west of Grinncll clay 446 SAME   

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