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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 5, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the HOME EDITION VOL 1M The newspaper that makes all North I o wans Associated Press United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY APRIL 5 1962 neighbors 10c a Paper Conssits oE Two One No r Guard cutback fight Transit plan East Coast must be recharted Storm made many changes ByDANIEL F KELLY WASHINGTON UPI The Great Storm that smashed out of the Atlantic four weeks ago literally wiped the eastern coastline off the map The US Coast and Geodetic Survey the nations coastal and tidal river mapmaker is trying to put it back on again In two days March 7 to Kennedy proposed a million handout to trafficstrangled cities Thursday and dangled hopes of eventual bargain rates before the nations air rail and bus travel ers Kennedy bundled up his ideas in a 10000wprd transportation message and sent it off to Con gress He ignored former Presi dent Dwight D Eisenhowers rec ommendation for creation of a government department of trans portation The 500 million would be only a first installment spread over three years to be given to public agencies They would put up some partially matching funds and use the combined federal local money for the revitaliza tion and needed expansion of public mass For the traveling public and for bulk coal farm and fishery products Ken nedy recommended that Congress high winds and tides altered 1000 Atlantic coastline March 9 enormous miles of From Cape Cod to Miami every bay inlet and harbor has been affected Shoals have dis appeared islands have shifted end minimum under federal rates prescribed regulation Just lowans launch protest Units would be reduced North Iowa Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday Lows Thursday night in low 30s Warmer Friday highs near 50 buoys filled have moved and inlets what passengers on what lines might get lower rates jn time was not spelled out But federal offi cials said they hoped for some bargain rates to attract people away from cars as well as for congressional action to prevent price wars The result has confronted the Coast and Geodetic Survey with its biggest map revision task in 34 years The charts put out by the The rate and mass transit rec ommendations and for the sailing from Boson the yachtsman Bat ingon LohgIslahd Soundj or the charter fishering boat leav ing Daytona As a result of the storm present charts are no longer an accurate guide to the paths of navigation Officials at C oast and Geodetic decline to estimate how many changes will be necessary in the more than 200 charts which define the East Coast for the seafarer The tedious task of revision was started by the day after the storm The agency expects to have its first corrections CUBAS VERSION OF THE WALL American jeep travels a patrol road along the 10foot High steel fence which is boxed in from the outside by a cactus hedge at the U S Navy base at Guantanarno Bay Cubans planted Photoiax the cactus curtain to balkCuban civilians working on the base from scal ing the fence instead of using the gates in an effort to keep their identities secret published and in the hands navigators later this month of No completely new charts will be published immediately Instead chartlets a small square of be issued in the weekly publication no tice to mariners To map the changes caused by the storm the agency uses every device possible from a plane equipped with special cameras to a small rowboat powered by an outboard motor Preliminary survey flights over the battered east coast are now being made The first step is to take black and white photographs from a height of 12000 feet Next color photo graphs are made from 5000 feet These color pictures are the most important because they show red markers called nuns and black buoys a string of others were parts of a vast longrange attack on complicated controversial problems Kennedy said are burdening our national transportation system jeopardiz ing the progress and security on which we depend In general Kennedy spoke for continued reliance on private transport and for what he termed fundamental farreaching re forms in federal designed to downgrade regulating and subsidizing and make carri ers fit lean and progressive by vigorous competition and innova tion Canceled last year delayed this year the transportation message was the last of a series Kennedy planned offer to the present Congress in amplification of his program for the country Car smashes home Algona man killed MARSHALLTOWN Algona man was fatally injured Thursday when his car missed a turn and plowed into a brick Walker criticizes Rusk FROMOUR WIRE SERVICES Maj Gen Edwin A Walker finished up two days of testimony on al leged military muzzling Thurs day by questioning Secretary of State Dean Rusks patriotism and throwing a punch a newsman after leaving the stand He told the special Senate s u b c o m mittee investigating named cans channel which mark a Many of these markers have been shifted by the great storm Some are in areas where they often are not only useless but home here with such force the occupants thought the furnace had exploded The victim Duane Harold Anderson 26 Algona died in a hospital about 4 hours after his car smashed into the home of Dr and Mrs R L Trey Police said Andersons car missed a short jog in the street and crashed directly into the front of the home striking it just below a large double win dow The couple was asleep time The impact upset furni ture and sent crockery shatter ing to the floor Dr Trey said Adopted girl caught in ruins of EdLiz splitup MUNICH Germany Iff 15monthold German girl adopted by Eddie Fisher and Elizabeth Taylor only a few months caught in the ruins of their marriage Thurs day The child Rome reports said was taken from a Munich orphanage in January and given to Miss Taylor and Fisher by the German Embassy in Rome German adoption officials refused to confirm that the said to be known as been turned over to the stars Arid they would not say what would happen to Maria now Adoption lawyers however said it probably would up tothe divorce court to decide whether FisheY or Miss Taylor would keep Maria or whether she would be returned to Ger man authorities The blonde girl Rome reports said has a congenital dis location of the right condition that can be corrected only by long and expensive care The ailment was reported to have persuaded Miss Taylor and Fisher to adopt her She ar rived in Rome with a cast on her leg N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES dangerous waters Once the photographs are pro cessed they are translated into chartlets Five crews working carefully in their Washington offices painstakingly trace the shifted shoals and new sand bars The storm which caused enormous damage to protective dunes summer cottages and oceanside highways also buried destroyed or swept out to sea many of the basic control points which Coast and Geodetic uses in charting the depth of water On the inside Editorials 4 Society News 1M213 Sports 1516 Latest Markets 18 Mason City News181 Comics 20 Clear Lake News21 North Iowa News22 Transit Schedule 24 that he is unable to close any doors and he estimated damage to the house at Officers had to work with crowbars to free Anderson from the accordionlike wreckage of the car However he died later at a hospital of skull chest and hip injuries 40 8 HEAD DIES EAST ORANGE NJ WVCHf ton L Baker 67 national com mander of the 40 and 8 Club a veterans organization died Tues day of a heart attack SAME DATEWIm Rail fares slashed 50 MONTREAL Canadian National Railways will cut rail passenger fares by as much as 50 per cent during a yearlong pricing experiment Presi dent Donald Gordon said This is the strongest bid ever made on this continent to capture a larger share of the travel market Goulart JFK in accord WASHINGTON Brazilian President Joao Goulart has promised his government will make fair compensation for expropriated utility properties and President Kennedy has accepted an invitation to visit Brazil sometime this year Those were the two major developments in two days of talks between the heads of state as Goulart flew on to New York Egypt Syria in words battle DAMASCUS Syria Radio arguments opened up between Egypt and Syria barely 36 hours after the Syrian army quelled the proNasser mutiny Rusk tells of Red rift WASHINGTONrSecretary of State Dean Rusk said there is considerable evidence of deep differ ences between the Soviet Union and Red China with both competing for leadership of the Communist bloc Rusk told the Senate Foreign Relations committee there also is evidence that the Soviets and Red Chi nese are indeed rivals in the aid field troop information and education programsthat he was not satis fied with Rusks dedication to the nations independence and security Walker raised similar ques tions about Walt W Rostow lead of the State Departments policy planning staff He said Rostow has been controlling the Central Intelligence Agencys operating arm since 1954 The target of Walkers punch was Tom Kelly a reporter for the Washington Daily News The flareup occurred outside the hearing room when reporters gathered to hear Walker read a statement for television and newsreel cameramen Kelly asked Walker about a statement attributed to George Lincoln Rockwell leader of the American Nazi party Walker muhities threw a right jab at the report er striking him on the left eye and jarring him back into a nearby camera Walker then strode from the building without further com ment Under closing questioning Walker who resigned from the after being admonished charged that CIA intelligence estimates are arranged to fit a nowin policy He said tha instead of State Departmen policies being made on the basi of CIA estimates CTA estimate are made to fit State Depart ment policies Walker told the Senate grou he was framed in a den o iniquity because he ran hea one into a nowin policy h charged was being followed b Rusk He said others framed by thisv hidden policy were Gen Douglas MacArthur the late Sen Joseph McCarthy the late Defense Secretary James A Fprrestal former President Synghman Rhee of South Korea and Moise Tshombe of Katanga Walker ended by telling the committee are digging our own grave in the cold war He said it was three feet deep now and that the State Department was digging two feet that would be its disarmament plan The hearing ended with Sen Strom Thurmond DS C pay ing tribute to Walker as great American who under stands the international con spiracy in communism Thur mond said however he did not agree with all of Walkers state ments nor with some of t h c methods he used to advocate Ithem DES MOINES offi cials were geared for a fight Thursday to ward off Army plans to disband the IowaNebraska 34th National Guard Division and the 103rd Reserve Division Some members of the Iowa con gressional delegation in Washing ton already were lining up to op pose the Defense Department pro posals when they were bombard ed with telegrams from Des Moines Gov Norman Erbe and Maj Gen Junior Miller Iowa adjutant general wired protests against the proposed regrouping of eight Guard and Reserve divisions which would have the effect of eliminating the 34th and 103rd di visions Both of these are predom inantly made up of lowans Gov Erbe Maj Gen Miller and Maj Gen Louis D Burkhal ter of Cedar Rapids commander of the 103rd Reserve Division said they were shocked by the Defense Department announce ment Wednesday on which they had no forewarning The plans are subject to review by Congress In Washington Rep H R Gross RIowa said he was meeting with other Iowa con gressmen and senators to organ ize opposition to the cutback We in Iowa will not take this sitting here We Have beenfaced with this kind of pressure before said the 34th Red Bull Division ris at itshighest level of mobilization ever achieved with about 6000 men from Iowa and 3000 from The Reserve division hasabout 9000 men from Iowa Minnesota Iowa Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday Warmer northwest and extreme west Thursday night lows in lower 30s Warmer over the state Friday highs lower 50s east to near 60 extreme west Fur ther outlook Increasing cloudiness with little change in temperature Saturday scat tered showers late in day Minnesota Mostly cloudy light rain little temperature change Highs Friday in low Reserve also is affected Some solons in uproar WASHINGTON men opened fire Thursday on tha Armys controversial plan to oreak up eight battlestarred Na tional Guard and Reserve infan try divisions Meanwhile the Army braced for a salvo of objections from another of some of the 21 states affected Rep Durward G Hall RMo predicted the plan would touch off a major battle in Congress He 50s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 42 Minimum 31 Precipitation 12 Sunrise Sunset said it was another example of the administrations flaunting the will of the Congress Rep Melvin R Laird RWis said he hoped Congress would be able to prevent the action which the Army announced late Wednes day as part of a major reorgani zation scheme designed to build a trim trained and readytofight leserve and Guard The plan contemplates reorgan zing much of the manpower in the four Guard and four Reserve divisions into eight more flexible brigades of between 3000 and 4500 men each Many units now part of the divisions would be as signed to support the regular Army if needed Although the Army avoided the term eliminate officers ac knowledged that would be the practical effect All that would be Bonds plan by lowan rejected FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON first tes of strength for a pending biparti r fT Hi air 1YUVL1VI M san compromise on President left would be their headquarters Kennedys proposal to advanceWvhicn would supervise certain training and support operations BURKHALTER MILLER and Wisconsin This includes about 4500 lowans from 26 corn resulted in an overwhelming ad ministration victory Thursday The test came on a Republican amendment to deny US economic aid to any country which is more than a year delinquent in payment of its UN assessments The amendment proposed by Sen Jack Miller RIowa was rejected by a 78 to 15 vote on the initial roll call Most of the debate was aimed at a far more restrictive amend ment by Sen Richard B Russell DGeorgia which would aid the United Nations only by forgiving an estimated million it owes the United States Millers pro posal took precedence over the Russell substitute measure Senate leaders expected Ken nedys letter endorsing the com promise bill to build support for the measure but some Re Both divisions would be reduced o brigade strength of about 3000 men each in a move which the Army said would allow more mo bility for all units involved in the Miller said the Red Bull Divi sion had more days of combat in iVorld War II than any other unit ncluding active Army divisions The National Guard has been iie first line of defense and it dates back to the Revolutionary War he said It existed before the Army Miller expressed surprise that the military units involved in the regrouping plan knew nothing about it until a public announce ment came from Washington The Defense Department is way off base when they try to cut the first line of defense in Amer ica Gov Erbe said He added hat he hoped there were no po itical implications behind this move publicans President protested had not that the explained what he would do about interest rates on UN loans Whee of a time in stores basement MONTGOMERY Ala The trial of a man who apparent y lived for 10 days in the base ment of a drug store has been postponed until Friday because he was too sick to be brought to court The clerk said of Recorders Court that Keith Healy 42 who was supposed to have faced a drunkenness charge Wednesday was in no condition to appear The store manager R M Har rell said he found Healy sur rounded by 13 bottles of bay rum a gallon of barbecue sauce a gal Ion of soft drink syrup 14 pounds of candy a box of cigars and a can of cranberry from the stores stocks The eight with histories dating back to the Revo lution and most with many battle streamers Division of Nebras ka and Iowa 35th of Kansas arid Missouri 43rd of Connecticut Rhode Island and Vermont 41st of Florida and South Carolina of Pennsylvania Maryland and Delaware 94th of Massachusetts 96th of Arizona Idaho Montana Utah Washing ton and Nevada 103rd of Iowa Minnesota and Wisconsin At the same time the Army plans a sixdivision force ofpri ority National Guard divisions that would be ticketed for early callup in an emergency to back up the 16 regular Army divisions These firstranked outfits would be kept at 75 to 80 per cent of their authorized strength which will total about 15000 when their structure is revamped Most of them now number only about 9000 men The Army did not name the pri ority divisions but they are ex pected to include the 26th Infan ry of Massachusetts the 28th In rantry of Pennsylvania the 32nd nfantry of Wisconsin and the 49th Armored of Texas The 32nd and 49th now are on active duty and are the best trained and equipped of all the luafd divisions The 26th and 28th were picked last fall as the next to be called if needed in the Berlin crisis They have been built to nearly 100 per cent of strength and have been outfitted with much new equipment If the plan goes through it will reduce the Guard divisions to 23 and Reserve divisions to six Order could affect 250 men in county Disbanding or reducing of National Guard and Army Reserve units in Cerro Gordo County would affect nearly 250 men There are 150 men in the two local National Guard units and 90 men in the local Army Reserve unit The guard units are Co E 1st BG 133rd Inf and Recon Plat 1st EG 133rd Inf The reserve unit is Co B 3rd BG 17th Inf World War II veterans make up 25 to 30 per cent of the National Guard membership and about fiveper cent of the Reserve membership Officers at both local headquarters said Thurs day they had received no official notification of action affecting the status of the groups There was some question as to whether Congress could block the reorganization since it could be chieved within authorized man ower limits The Kennedy administration las proposed cutting total paid Irill strength in the Guard and Reserve by 58000 to a new total f 642000 These cuts would not come out f the eight divisions but out of ome 8800 lesser units The aim is to do away with such nondivisional outfits as anti aircraft gun batteries made obso ete by antiaircrft missiles and such excess support units as ruck companies TOTS SUFFOCATE LOUISVILLE Ky Lfl Four children suffocated Wednesday night in a fire that filled a third floor apartment with smoke but burned only a bed The parents Mr and Mrs George Halleron had left the apartment briefly when the fire broke outin the unoccupied double bed A J ;