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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 25, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Doily Newspaper ntwspaper that mokes oil North lowons neighbors C ITY G I A iiAZETTE Home Edition vou in United Pr Full MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SIPTEM1II 25 UOc a Paper ofFour One No 194 Army ousts i mean chief ROBERT KENNEDY ins Valachi to be witness Happy ending in Iowa WASHINGTON CAP A Sen ate probe into the dark workings of a national crime syndicate opened Wednesday v with Atty Gen RobertF Kennedy telling of its secret meetings assassinations and the chance of a major under world power struggle in New York As the witness Kennedy set the stage for the Senate In vestigations nibcomrnittees hear ings into organized crime which he called one of the biggest busi nesses in America Getting look at its clandestine of the curtain of fear he explained one MARY LEE DAVIS DBS MQINBS UPI The 15yearvHold niece of Grace ofMonaco received pr ental blessings Wednesday to marry her young sweetheart and write a happy ending to their secreV runaway romance The couple was found here Tuesday night1 The parents of Mary Lee Davis 15 and John Paul Jones Jr 18 both of Philadelphia gave their permission for the couple to marry after a brief family Miss Davis daughter of wealthy parentsihad been working here as a waitress in a hotel coffee shop and the youth she intended to marry John Paul Jones Jr 19 had been selling encylopedias Police said they had been in Des Mpines about three weeks stayingin an apartment which a detective described as small but tastefully furnished and well dec orated Mary Lee said they were not yet married but were inlove Acting on tip frorn the boys employer who had seen Mary Lees picture officers took the young couple to the police station for questioning only They were not held Young Jones still wearing a school jacket With a 1963 class label onthe breast pocket sat with hishand on Mary Lees knee as they talked with their parents by telephone Mary Lee who at the age of 7 was a flower girl at the royal wedding of Princess Grace is the daughter of George L Davis Jr and Mrs Eugene C Conlan She looks much like her famous aunt vthe former Grace Kelly now the wife of Prince Rariier of Monaco She was a student in the exclu sive Academy of Assumption in Philadelphia Authorities there said the Jones boy was graduat ed from Chestnut Hill Academy a college preparatory school Mary Lee saidthey had known each oth er abqut a year A newsman asked MaryLee if she would return to Philadelphia and remain there She replied That depends on what happens Young Jones refused to talk to reporters except to say We arei in good hands Mary Lee spent Tuesday night at the home of Mr and Mrs James I Walderi Walden Des Moines manager of the encylopedia firm for which the Jones boy worked said the youth was an exceptionally bright PRINCESS Please turn to page 2 Tax package hopes soar knowledgeablei member r Jhe racketeering hierarchy has broken the underworlds code of Valachi the cdrivictecl cotics peddler ana nuffdererwtio has been singing to since he heard the syndicate had issued death warrant for him has brought the jigsaw picture of organized crime into sharper focus said Kennedy ValiKchj himselfis scheduled to be one of the star witnesses later in the investigation Because of information from Valachi and other sources Ken nedy went on the government has learned that Cosa also known as the Mafia and the Black run by a commis sion of nine to 12 active members The leaders of Cosa Nostra in most major cities are responsible to the commission which makes major policy decisions for the or ganization settles disputes among the families gangs and allo cates territories of criminal op eration Referring to the imprisoned New York mobster Vito Genovese whom Valachi is reported to have portrayed as the chief of Cosa Nostra Kennedy said that be cause of his power and the fear in which he is held in the New York organization no move has been made to take over the top while his appeal of a nar cotics conviction is pending in the courts Inside The Globe RIGHTS BILL gets strong creasing confidence Wednesday will pass Presi dent bMon tax cut bill before the day is over without nailing a Repilb lipanbacked spending lid to it Asthe final round of debate begfin in the there were indications a number of South ern Democrats would vote against the spending lid Back ers of the amendment had hoped to attract their votes Were in good shape Speak er John W McCormack D Mass told his news confer No contact made for wheat deal WASHINGTON aide to Secretary of Agriculture Or ville L Freemansaid Wednesday the Soviet Union has not approach ed the US government with re gard to possible purchase of been urg ts part to j w make possible lower income tax Unthholding and therefore in creased take Home pay begin ning Jan 1 The1 Democratic leader Rep Carl Albert of Oklahoma said We are optimistic Others talked of the Republican bid by not less than 20 votes If both the House and Senate approve the measure the pro posed cuts would begin to be fell in paychecks next January Ul timately the reduction woulc range between and a year for most taxpaying families in the upper brackets Twothirds would go into effecl next Jan later 1 the resta year er Page 2 HOW DRINKING leads to the half man Page 3 Editorials 4 Society news 91011 Comics 14 American wheat The statement came shortly aft er a spokesman for a team of American grain merchants indi cated his group hopes to make a huge sale of US grain to the Soviet Union similar to the deal recently concludedby Canada Burton Joseph president of I S Joseph Inc of Minneapolis said his group is in Ottawa to sell wheat bujt it is far premature to talk of a trade between these two United States and Russia Joseph said he has not met with the head of the Russian group that bought million worth of Canadian wheat and flour last week He declined to say whether a meeting is scheduled We just dont know what we have here ourselves said Joseph Were way ahead of our selves Thomas R Hughes executive But passage of the bill intact in the House would still leave a long hard road ahead The Senate Finance Commit tee maynot beginhearings on tb tax legislation before midOctobe and an expected protracted civil rights fight could delay the ta bill almost indefinitely Democratic leaders were hear ened by the apparent willingnes of many members of the Southern wing to go along in oppo sitionto thespending limit Eve some Democrats who oppose th tax cut bill itself were reporte ready to vote against the Repub lican motion GOODBYE MR PRESIDENT Presi dent John F Kennedy about to depart Photofax holds a womans hand and patsher on the shoulder as he says goodbye to a Duluth Minn for Grand Forks N D crowd of wellwishers Aeroboe rocket has success WALLOPS ISLANDVa An Aerobee rocket carrying an 185pound instrument package of United StatesJapanese experi ments was firecl 13ft miles into the ionosphere Wednesday The eightminute flight was con sidered good said the National Aeronautics and Space Adminis tration spokesman The payload splashed down in the Atlantic 80 miles from the NASA launching station here Iowa buys an airplane r s vMOINES bought an airplane Wednesday ending long series of dis putes and discussions over the purchase of a twinengine craft to be used by the governor and other state officials The Executive Council at a special session awarded the contract to the Des Moines Fly ing Service for a Piper Aztec with Collins Radio equip ment which was the personal choice of Gov Harold E Hughes v Atty Gen Evan L Hultman cleared the way for the pijr chase when he appeared at the council meeting andread his formal legal opinion that a bic otherthan the lowest submittec could legally be accepted The bid forthe Pipe Aztec was the third lowest sub hutted It was considerablj higher than the low bi for which the Bopne Fligh Service Boone offered to pro vide an unconventional push Cessna Sky master Juan Bosch victim Quick coup by military SANTO DOMINGO U Dominican R e p u b 1 i c armed Urces and police overthrew President Juan D Bosch Wed nesday and summoned leaders of oppositionparties to pick a respectable man to succeed him Military leaders charged Bosch s administration was chaotic Members of Boschs Domini can Revolutionary party and their allies were not invited to the sessiori aimed at setting up a provisional government Communists and leftists or mizatioris supporting C u b a n Prime MinisterFidel Castro were ouUawed their signs and slogans torn down by white helmeted riot police and many jleftwingers arrested Leaders of the coup were men iinvolved in the plot that ended the Trujillo family rule here i The armed forces said they were setting up a lawful state Bosch first legally elected president of the Dominican Re GRAND FORKS ND in 32 years governed for President Kennedy stressing eight months in an ats mosphere of increasing ecoriom ppcketbook issues on his Western ic unrest and speaking tour called Wednesdayltent His downfall had been foe a new farm oflPredicted for weeks opportunity with city folk Mrs Carmen Bosch wife of Shortly after his speech Kenthe president said in Puerto nedys plane left for she had talked to him by Phone at 5 am at which time JOHN PAUL JONES J F K asks for new farm goal made i2 peeches on his 10000mile trip In his Grand Forks speech Kennedy said Parity f farm income is ut beyond that we are gradu ally achieving a parity between urban and rural peoples in oflife Kennedysaid his administration that coiriprise hecharter of thenew farm goal of and xnver at costs comparable to that n the and indus rial opportunities without leaving the farms and equal to that in metropolitan adequate facilities and opportunities for recreation At DuluthTuesday nightKen ledy also bore downon a local conditions in he Minnesota iron mining coun ry where he said mines lave run out the owners have left and the people remain Kennedy said his administration favors programs to retrain jobless workers put new life into de pressed areas and provide anti recession insurance through an taxcut on government WASHINGTON UPIH State Department officials said Wednesday that US rec ognition and aid to the Do minican Republic hinges on the kind of government set up by the military rebels merit Four Mason City an s are among 13000 high school stu dents named semifmalists Wed nesday in the nationwide Na tional Merit Scholarship annual competition They are Roger Dean Shaner Steven Gary Miller and Charles Andrew Shepard who attend Mason City High School and Michael Lonergan who attends Newman High School Shaner is the son of Mr and Mrs Harry Shaner 19 26th SW Millers parents are Mr and Mrs Everett Miller 230 Indiana SE Shepard is the son of the Robert H Shepards 922 Madison NW and Lonergan is the son of the Virgil Lonergans 331 Meadow Lane Also a semifinalist is Sally Anderson daughter of Mr and Mrs Jim Anderson of Clear Lake who attends Clear Lake High School They became semifinalists in the 19631964 program through their outstanding performance on the National Merit Scholar ship qualifying test The test of educational development was given to juniors in more than 16500 high schools last March Their achievement so far is the first step toward winning a fouryear scholarship to a col lege of thestudents choice un der the National Merit Scholar ship program The semifinalist group is composed of the high est scoring students in each Please turn to page 2 MERIT Sports news 2526 Clear Lake news 3233 North Iowa news 34 Latest markets 38 Mason City news 3839 Classified pages 4447 North fowa Weather outlook Fair and cooler Wednesday night lows upper 40s to low 50s Fair Thursday highs in Weather details on 2 assistant to the secretary s Freeman and other top govern ment officials are aware of ef forts by American traders to con tact Soviet trade officials on pos sible sale of wheat but he said no approach has been made to US officials American traders started seek ing possible transactions with the Soviets after Canada last week agreed to sell the Soviet Union million worth of wheat Hughes was contacted at Duluth Minn where he is attending a land and people conference with Freeman and other top ranking agriculture officials ie said he was surrounded in the presidential palace but would not give up After that telephonic communications with the palace were cut Reliable sources Said Bosch 53 authorprofessor was a pris oner in the presidential palace Another report said he was flown out of the country The armed forces issued communique saying they seized power because there was a chaotic situation in the coun try San to Domingo remained calm People clustered around radios listening to the broad casts of the communique The only sign of a military takeover was the posting oi a machine gun in the square in front of the presidential palace Police guarded the headquar ters of the leftist parties All stores arid factories alsd closed Bosch became president in February taking over from an interim regime that ran the country after the overthrow of dictator Generalissimo Rafael Leonidas Trujillo The military radio said an eminent citizen would be named to take Boschs place BURGLARY CHARGED LOS ANGELES UPI Mil ton Max Moses 53yearold cook and exconvict Wednes day faced a burglary trial for assertedly trying to sell a stolen radio to its owner who recognized it ROCfR SHANER STEVEN MILLER CHARLES SHEPARD MICHAEL LONERGAN SALLY A ANDERSON SAME Department Flrurei Black FIK Menns to Putt 81 r ;