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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 30, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North lowai Daily Newspaper Edittd for Hw MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL99 The newspaper that makes all North I o vans neighbors Associated Press tmj United Press Internationa Full Lease MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 30 1961 7o a Copy Paper Consists of Two fcHfiJMI EDITION No W Why did JFK pick a Taylor Who is boss of military By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGaiette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON Gen Curtis E LeMay succeeds Gen Thom as White as Air Force Chief of Staff on Saturday July The new Air Force Chief of Staff has a reputation for tough ness and efficiency He is an unrelenting advocate of air power Curtis LeMay has held the rank Of general more than half of the 31 years of his military service he was appointed a brigadier in 1943 He is not aj graduate of a service academy or trade school as they are sometimes irreverently but entered the Army Air Corps as a flying cadet before h i s graduation from Ohio State A CHAIN CIGARsmoker Le May was known as the Big Cigar among Allied officers and men in the World War II Pacific Theatre He describes himself as a mixed force advocate mean ing that he believes in a weap ons mixture of missiles and manned bombers A strategic deterrence man he urges as well creation of hard missiles sites to draw enemy fire away from cities in case deterrence should fail I LeMAY WAS THE first Ken nedy appointment to the Joint Chiefs The second is Vice Adm Anderson Jr who succeeds Adm Arleigh A Burke as Chief of Naval Operations on Aug 1 Anderson like LeMay is an airpower enthusiast But while advocating unification in overseas commands Anderson opposes a single military serv ice LeMay is on record for more METERED MILKER Winnie Wilts the leading lady of a British dairy AP Photofax hostess at a nearby hotel The cow was to preside at a childrens party in aid of farm is tethered to a parking meter on invalid youngsters a London street as she waits to play FBI checking on secrets the FBI and military intelli gence agencies to find out how a national publication got se cret information on military plans for Berlin The SunTimes story by Thom as B Ross said Mr Kennedy was appalled at reading about the Joint Chiefs of Staffs con tingency plan for the Berlin crisis in a national publication before it reached him in the White House He immediately directed the FBI and the military intelli gence agencies to find out how the highly classified information had leaked to the press The SunTimes added The published report on the joint chiefs contingency plan con tained enough accuracy to per suade Mr Kennedy that it was willfully disclosed by a high of ficial in the Pentagon The SunTimes dispatch did not identify the national publi cation but it apparently was a reference to a Newsweek mag azine edition which went on sale Monday Newsweek said the Joint Chiefs of Staff would present to Ken nedy this week a plan for ac tion in the Berlin situation call ing for a show of strength in an attempt to convince the Soviet Union that the United States does not intend to re treat from Berlin Newsweek reported the United States is prepared to back its commitments to West Berlin even at the risk of nuclear war WASHINGTON FBI is investigating the leaking of secrets at the Pentagon the White House says News Secretary Pierre Salin ger announced the investigation on Thursday night but declined to discuss its nature or what set it off He said only There is an FBI investigation today of leaking of secrets at the Pentagon But the Chicago SunTimes in a dispatch from Washington said President Kennedy ordered Failure reported in space shot WALLOPS ISLAND Va Friday legislation ini You must be the only memj hriiehrhm MHinn p UPI An attempt to orbit Social Security benebers of Congress left in Wash pnrusncnev IS on satellite failed Friday when the j fits for about 442 million Kennedy remarked alj we surrenaer we wu third stage of a Scout rocketjicans and permitting men to President signs new benefit bill WASHINGTON i the Senate Finance Committee Kennedy signed with greatIshowed up for the ceremony Predicts war soon LONG BEACH Calif ticnal Commander William F Burke of the American Legion says that unless Soviet Premier failed to ignite The Federal Space Agency I said the third stage The cause was ly known draw their benefits at the age of 62 In signing the bill Kennedy I said the new amendments will not immediatemake the Sodal Sccurity System a more effective instrument luding to the Fourth of July hol iday that has all but shut the Capitol down The bill cleared both the House and Senate Thursday with little debate after SenateHouse conferees had resolved differ The first two stages of thefor the wellbeing of our peoences in the various bills passed i i i i t ii CLOUDY o o o o On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 68 Society News 1011 Mason City News 1213 Latest Markets 13 thorough unification As our weapons systems improve he told a Senate subcommittee two years ago it is becoming more and more apparent that the function of individual services are beginning to overlap I believe we must eventually pro gress toward a single service with a single chief of Staff and one staff to operate the armed services The Army and Navy Chiefs could hardly be expected to see eye to eye with LeMay espe cially if the single Chief were to come from the Air Force But LeMay is certain to have some interesting talks with Gen Maxwell D Taylor the Presi dents new defense adviser Taylor is an advocate of in creasing our capacity for lim ited the rate of S3 bil on this score could expect little agreement from LeMay BUT ON DEFENSE Depart ment reorganization Taylor has written I would dissolve the JCS as it now exists and replace it by a single defense Chief of Staff for the oneman functions and by a new advisory body called provisionally the Supreme Mil itary Council The service Chiefs of Staff would lose their Joint Chief hats and would return to their services to act exclusive ly ns Chiefs of Staff to their re spective department secretar ies Not exactly LeMays single service clearly But Taylors n e w defense Chief of Staff would be legally and overt ly a single Ciiicf of Staff with public responsibility correspond ing to his great authority Set 2nd space shot WASHINGTON UPI The Federal Space Agency said Thursday its tentative schedule calls for another suborbital flight by an astronaut during the week of July 16 The at tempt to put a second American in space will be made from Cape Canaveral Although the name of the second astronaut has not been announced it is ex pected to be Marine Col John Glenn Iowa Clear to partly cloudy Clear to partly cloudy 17 through Saturday with scat North Iowa News 7 tered thundershowers mostly tomics I0 in west and north Lows Fri day night 70 to 75 Cooler northwest and west Saturday high 90 northwest 90 to 95 elsewhere Further outlook Cooler east and central pos sible thundershowers Minnesota Cooler Friday night diminishing cloudiness lows 55 to 65 Variable cloudiness a lilUe cooler Saturday lows 78 to 85 TV Guide Puilout Section Band Features 21 Coad pays wife big May salary WASHINGTON UPI Carol GlobeGazette weather datajFaye peters coad won a up to 8 a m Friday monthly salary raise after she married the boss Rep Merwin Coad DIowa A check of House payroll rec ords for May showed Friday that Carol Faye Peters was the highest paid staff member on Goads payroll at an annual sal ary of With deductions for retirement withholding tax and life insur ance this amounted to t a k e home pay of for the month Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 93 67 83 83 57 Driving Sing fo save life rocket fired satisfactorily and it carried the rocket to an altitude of approximately 344000 feet nearly 70 miles pie ONLY SEVEN members of Congress members of the House Wavs and Means Committee and earlier by both chambers BEGINNING JAN 1 442 mil lion Americans would draw larg er Social Security benefits at war by the end of this year He told about 7000 delegates at the opening of the 43rd an nual convention of the Califor nia department of the Legion Thursday We should prepare for what appears to be inevitable war If in order to insure that the United States survives it is necessary to destroy Castro and Khrushchev and Communism I say let us get on with the task LOS ANGELES UPI Dr William J Bryan in his forthcoming medical book Medical Hypnosis says singing America the Beau tiful while driving over the Fourth of July holiday will materially aid in reducing traffic accidents Bryan gives several ways to prevent highway hypnosis includ ing singing turning the car radio on and off observing the sides of the road check ing the rear view mirror and moving the head circularly to break the monotony BEFORE MAY her first hus band E J Peters Jr was the highest paid member of Goads using rifles 1940 vintage Flood kills mother 2 children By A J GLASS New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON Production of jthe Armys new basic infantry j weapon the M14 rifle officially adopted four years ago is more than 50 per cent behind schedule As a result only one rifleman rain Friday morning staff at an annual salary of S12 201 His pay remained at that rhc vlctlms werc in a housejducton schedule Murder discovered in Bluffs COUNCIL BLUFFS UPI Mrs Beatrice Dickinson 72 was found dead early Friday in her apartment and police said she had been stabbed to death Mrs Dickinson who lived alone was employed as a seamstress at an Omaha laun dry Police said her assailant ap SlLrTmcnf TV T f were trapped But the rampag sons apartment tnrougn a noiei Fridays figures came from pay J fa which had been punctured injroll books open by law to lpped llc the attic of the building into Abovc them was ltc World War II Garands The Army blames the contract ors for the delays MUSCATINE UP A mother I The contractors blame the and two small children were swept to their death in a flash space with a resultant neglect oflplacing the semiautomatic Mlied a normal level of production basic infantry weapons The studyrifle of World War II and Korea also revealed 1 The Army did not have a new standard infantry rifle ready for adoption until May 1957 12 years after development work began on M14 prototypes 2 It did not let its initial com mercial contract for the M14 for jthe new M14 with its 20round magazine does away with the carbine the submachine gun and the Browning Automatic Rifle BAR of World War I Defense Secretary Robert S in 10 is carrying an M14 today rifles untji February 1959 The rest are still armed months after the rifle was Army claiming they were given an impossible set of specifications and tolerances which were con flood off by a 6inchtinually changed and then were saddled with an impossible pro figure Coad was divorced from his first wife Dolores at Double Springs Ala last March The second Mrs Coad was awarded a divorce from Peters at Las Vegas Nev the following month and was married to the Iowa congressman in May Jin the path of Mud Creek which A YQRK HERALD Trib went on a rampage in Muscatineune news service study reveals after the cloudburst wbichjthat part of the blame must be assigned to the Armys postwar preoccupation with missiles and lasted four hours sent flood wa ters surging over the city KILLED WERE Mrs Robert Smith 24 and her two children Bobby 6 months and Sissy 2 vn r i i A vain attempt was made to CAROL FAYE Peters hQuse whjch and her children to Coad payroll followed an sence of two months adopted 3 It has not yet received de livery on this initial order 28 months later although it has let additional contracts for a total of 339600 rifles THE THREE M14 production lines now in operation each em ploys different processes and ma Taking into account the beefed up arms program of the Ken nedy Administration Gen George H Decker Army Chief of Staff has estimated it will take about four more years before the M14 rifle is fully integrated into the 1 JJLll Ii3 LV4il T 111 LIT VHW McNamara has ordered an inA But Qen Deckers testi vestigation into M14 production A special task force led by his closest aids was sent to New Eng land where all three M14 pro ducers are located to find out what has gone wrong Army Secretary Elvin J Stahr Jr contends M14 production problems have now been solved and that frontline troops will have them by the end of the year DELIVERIES DURING the mony before a Congressional com mittee is based on a planned pro duction rate that has not been met Thus if war should break out any time between now and 1965 the Army would find itself going into battle with both its new and old rifles JEFF CARE HOLLYWOOD UPI Jeff chines to turn out identical rifles month of May werc good but a Chandlers physician Dr Mar What they are producing is the Armys first standardissue auto matic rifle a design conceived by Army Ordnance as a complete lightweapons system Besides re group of high Army officers re sponsible for the project inter viewed at the Pentagon said neither of the two commercial producers of the rifle has reach vin A Korbin said Thursday there was no evidence of negligence either on the part of the hospital or the doctors in the death of the film star unit A tenant beneath Mrs Dickinsons apartment told of ficers she heard noises in the apartment last evening She said she looked outside a short time later and saw a young man come down the fire escape j Officers said no motive fori the killing hac been established notice to personnel in the House disbursing office No information is to be given out in connection with Rep Goads payroll except to Mr Coad PREDICT VETO off its foundation and carried downstream Officials said the bodies had not been found but the house was torn apart when it was smashed against a concrete bridge THE HOUSE was located on lowland near the creek in cast r TAIPEI Formosa UPT Muscatine The area was The body was found about Nationalisl china will veto the covered by several feet of water am Muscatine news director resigns post IOWA CITY wvCarroll Cole man has announced his resigna tion as director of publications at State University of Iowa ef fective at the end of July Cole man former Muscatine resident and publisher was appointed to the SUI faculty in 1045 to teach typography and direct a typo graphical laboratory He was named director of publications in J957 application of Outer Mongolia to join the United Nations even if it wins United States support and diplomatic recognition in formed sources said Friday SAME DATEWO250 Black PU Means irarflo Death in 21 Hours when the creek poured over its banks Several other families in the area werc forced to leave their homes which had as much as four feet of water in them Mrs Smiths husband was not at home when the house was swept away ENROLL RECORD AMES UPI Enrollment for the first summer term at Iowa State University is the highest since M9 when large numbers of World War II veter ans were enrolled officials said Friday Enrollment this year totals 2824 AP Pliotolax FLOODS HIT MUSCATINE Roaring waters of cause damage to an oil distributors plant Several Mud Creek swollen by a 64 inch rain in four hours men were marooned at the station ;