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Muscatine Journal (Newspaper) - March 3, 1961, Muscatine, Iowa THE MUSCATTNE JOURNAL PreliminaryStucfas Innate Friday Mch 31961 Editorial Page Major Goals of US Peace Corps Retlectorized License Plates Offer Chance to Reduce Accidents It is calculated thatmotor vehiclelicense plateswhicli Have been reflectorized so that they glow whenilights of an approach ing vehicle strike them would cost about 25 cents a pair more than the kind now issued Thatsthe figure quoted by Carl Pesch Iowa commissioner of public safety who would like to sec allIowa motor vehicles provided with such plates in 1963 The reflectorized plates are advocated as a means of prevent ing night time accidents It seems like a small price to pay for such protection And it holds out a consider able sum in savings to motorists on the basis of testswhich have been conducted Pesch reports that in a test conducted in Polkcounty in 1959 when 60000 cars about three out of every five in the county were issued reflectorized plates showedadvantages from a safety standpoint one out of every fiveparked cars hit atnight car ried reflectorized licenses The study indicated Pesch statesthat the reflecting plates make a car three times jess likely to be hit when parked on a light ed street and nine times safer when parked on an unlighted street Had all cars in the county been provided with ing plates he calculated with the same ratio df such mishaps there would have been a saving of inaccident costs The reflecting principle has been applied to signs along many highways and toll roads to in crease visibility night It ap pears to have much to recom mend it for motor vehicle license plates New Iowa Program Aims at Bettering Standing of Judiciary Iowa voters at the next pri maryelection will pass on a new method of choosing district and supreme court judges It is a pro posal designed not only to select abler judges but to perpetuate their services on the bench The plan which embraces the best featuresof theAmerican Bar Assn formula and of indiv idual states has won approval in both branches of the Iowa legisla ture Now to become effective it must win approval in an election There will be 4he charge in some quarters that it deprives the people of the right to elect and is thus undemocratic Biit the final authority will still remainwith the people and a sim ple way is provided to end the service of an unqualified judge Itis anticipated that the plan will elevate the standards of jus tice in Iowa By JAMES MARLOW Press News Analyst Washington The Ameri can Peace Corps which President Kennedy created this week is gtill too new to have precise form But it is possible to indi cate tie shape it will take It will of course require much tune many months before the fuJl picture emerges Kennedy simply set up a temporary Peace Corps He asked Congress to go beyondthis and by law make a permanent Peace Corps Kennedy hopes his tempotary arrangement will be able to train and send 500 or more young peopleoverseas by fall permanent peace mayjvhave 5000 or There are four generalquesr lions toask about thecorps whose members will go hvback ward countries and and by side with thepeople there help thernim prove their life Whats its purpose HowwiU they be picked Where RO What will they do v Congress laHt a Htutly of the corps Idea It wiis undertaken by Colorado State research foundation Thisweek U made a preliminary report It will make a final one In April What follows is based onthat preliminary report the result investigation by the v foundation with hundreds of people here and abroad including government people here andoverseas The tohelp speed the socialvaridecbncmic develop ment of the worlds backward areas Peace Corps members will not get a Theyll got asubsistence1 payment This gov will look out for their health Tlieyir live with the people In il1 PRESIDENT KENNEDY towns and villages educate them work with them tcach them skill from forming to en gineering and nursiiijt 1 j How theyll be picked The government will setup a Peace Corps agency Kennedy ordered it done1 Wednesday Standards and qualifications will be estab lished for choosing Peace members Each member must havesome Skill needed in the area to which assigned undergo training He must know the lan guage of the country to which he is sent the culture problems He must be physically Where theyll ucoSimply they will be seat where needed pro the flMmtry me tftem wants ttem What theyll founda tion found the greatest needs in 10 countries its investigators vis ited in these fields Education especially teaching English science literacy adult education and vocational train ing Health and sanitation nursing technical assistance mother and child care sanitation and so oh Community and niral develop ment farm programs of the home building schools ronds cottage adult and1 youth clubs and M on Here are some of the specific needs pointed out in the founda tiohs survey Farming improve ment improved garden and field crops irrigation tool care and maintenance 4H clubs coopera fives marketing and grain stor age Irrigation com munity water supply flood con trol roads surveying bridges Building and industrial Trades Masonry carpentry electri machinists Home Demonstrations Nutri tion food handling and prepara ion sewingand food preserva Home Industries Weaving handicrafts pottery And thereare needsinthese fields Public administration and industrial management secre tarial clerical and offJce man agement social welfare which would Include orphanages wel fare agenciesand community centers recreational activities marketing handling of fish reforestation and forest manage ment surveys government planning commu nity planning nursing Hidden Attack on Hoover Seen In Rumor He Will Leave FBI Job By GEORGE E 8OKOLSKy Edgar Hoover Director offoe FBI was reappolrtetl by President Kennedy artel so far as unytMie knows he intends to remain on the job However The says that some Washington insiders11 pre dict that Hoover will be out of the top FBI jobby summer direct Inquiry brought no confirmation of wich a prediction but one can always wait for a summer to come Hoover has given 40 years of his life to the FBI and expects to give more years Why Is it that the rumor is so often spread that J Edgar Hoover will resign when it Is quite well known thathe will not resign but could of coursebe dismissed by his chief the attorneygeneral WONT RISK INTEGRITY Hoover is not likely to make it easy for anyone by resigningbecause he choose to risk the integrity of the FBI by making it easy for anyone to use it politically Hie day must come when Hoover will not be able to continue In his job for such a Hmo comes to all men unless they die with tholr boots on When that day comes It would be J Edjfar Hoovers hope that his successor might be person In ttm FBI and not some politician who could use this mighty agoncy of Rovem ment to the disadvantage of the American people Whenever it has been proposed hhat the FBI be expanded into a national police force Hoover has opposed it He has also opposed amalgamating the FBI with the Secret Serv ice the Bureau of Narcotics the investigative agencies of the Immigration Service and State Department because it has always been his theory of operations that the only way to pro tect the people from a Gestapolike organiza tion Is to limit its functions AVOIDED UNDUE EXPANSION There have been times when tine FBI was so popular that Hoover could have got any measure throughCongress he avodcd expan sion beyond efficiency as he avoided becoming an independent agency outsicle the Depart ment of Justice Whereas in the past lihere havebeen di rect attacks on J Edgar Hoover the current campaign is more subtle It is devoted to atiathiasphereof imminent depar It is aman is about to die or isreallydead already It starts out with the asBumptibh that a manis too old that he oughttoretire or soonretire It is like thcpropagantla a year orsoago that Justice Felix Frankfurterwas retiring and a dumber of judges and lawyersput themselves in noticeable1 the hope tfmt the spotlight might fall on them Frankfurter fooledthem all Hejust stayedon and said nothing V R10KOVEK KXPEIUENpE RECALLED RickoverAll sorts of were devised to days the NavyIt wasnot planned for him to resign rather he was to be passed over so that he would no longer be thereIt plan But Congresstook a handat that one The schemefellshort of its purpose and the UnitedStates hasiteBeetof atomic submarines which it was expected that Rickover would not succeed in building So it is now with J Edgar Hoover There are some who are anxious for him to retire and tohave some outsider perhaps someone whoso green file Would make startling reading chosen in his place They spread this report that he is on bad terms with Robert Kennedy the attorneygeneral who Is Hoov ers chief Robert Kennedy Is an asrute man who hashadlongservice In the Investigative functions of Congress He knew his way around the FBI before he became attorneygeneralThusfar he has avoided any political mistakes or getting in volved in a controversy with Congress It is not likely thathcwUl fall lorthe and plotting wlvoh always jgo on in Washing lon as they do in world capital For to clismiss J Edgar Hoover would start such a fracas as no one nota person with political ambitionsand political sense Those who hopefully speculate on the prospect of Hoovers resignation have Ifear been talk ing to the wrong Insiders But then that is so generally truein any capital particularlyWashington where the real insiricrs are those who work on the job rather than at acocktail party Copyright THE MUSCATINE A LEE NEWSPAPER HAROLD L NELSON WALTER RUSSELL Editor ROBERT BAUER Business Manager GILBERT DIETZ News Editor EDWIN VVAIWER Circulation Manager MARGARET GRIFFITH MgrGen Advertialnf CARL WALTER Adv Director Advertising Retireicntatlvci Jann Kelly inc Chicago New York Detroit Atlanta Los AnjteJia San Francisco Tonna to The Dally Journal is tuued evening In week except Sun day DiUy delivered In the city by carrier and colleeted for weekly forty cents a week Daily by mall within fifty miles pfMusea1 tine Daily one year by mall over fifty from All mall aubierlp tloni In advance Office hourj8 a m to B p m Special de livery for which are Maintained until m Dial AM 33331 Entered as clasa matter ln at Iowa under act1 of 1870 Member ot The Associated Preiii The ABBO elated Press is entitled exclusively to the use for publicationof all the local news printertin this newspaper as wellasAP newi dispatches Member of Use Iowa Dally Press Aisoelatlon newi andbusineis 613 Shops Buildlni bar AM 33331 When operators uwweri uk for department te tanoa wanted Christians Give Aid to Needy Arabs By WILTON WYNN Cairo Life looked hopes less to a Hussetri both his kgs be amputatedBut todayhe operates a thriving business as a tinsmith thanks to a timely loan from people faraway Fathier Nassar thoughther ca reer as a kindergarten teacher was endedwhen she1 lost one leg But she was given ficial leg and now is active in kindergarten work among the children of fellow refugees in Gaza Bedouin family driven oul of Its home inside Israel gotA gift of three sheep and now is expanding the capital into a flock These cases are typicalof the kind of aid being given to Arab refugees from points asfaraway pool and Sydney Kansas City and Aid is channeled interdenominational the1 Near CouncilCommit Work Related tothe World Council of Churches and the tional ion ary NECCRW gets its fundsand sup port from church groups in the United States Britain Australia New Zealand Canada and Europe Its work Si to provide relief where possible means of mipportl for Arab left dostitutc by the 1MB Palestine War work sprawls over Lebanon theUnited public Jordan and the Gaza Strip Therenow are more than a million Arab refugees all of whom left home inside what is these refugees get food rations shelter ment and education fromthe United NationsRelief andWorks Agency But thous andsof destitute Arabs failto qualify as refugeesunder the U NECCCRW1 tries to For example if an Arab farm ev in Jordan has Jost all his land bvlsraelbutstill is inhisown house theU con iefugec There are some came to with enough live on they thought Wjlh the passing of time they haSe their resoHrces but they are not consideredref by the UN complete to1960 tnatthy committee hadgiven farnilieSivin Dr Cranes By GEORGE W CRANE Ph Df Miklred French aged about35 is a tallbrunette who headsthe on Juvc nileProblemsfor the stale of Indiana V Recently together on Sullivans allday Jpro gram at Peru Ind TV afternoon session wasat the ITH Fair and was obviously dedicated to teenage 4H Club members But earlier that day Miss French and I plus several lead ing clergymen appeared on a radio program One question that arose was this Why do teenagcrs rush into early marriage with obviously unfit mates Especially since they come from broken orun Happy homes and should be doubly careful riot to subject thciirfuture children to similiar bad conditions MissFrench gave caserepprts from the 92 counties in Indiana routinely in with her helpMwork She covered the issue exception1 ally well When I was quixxed pn the same topic I added aminor aspectof thisgeneral problem ForI mentioned the fact that Iovestaryed girls and sorne grow so1 abnormally the ego of beingloved themseives alonethat they lose perspective Many agirl who has been bat ted down in her selfrespect and1 treated with cruelty by drunken ridiculed and disdain ed by her neighbors willdevelop a tremendous hunger for affec Even cows will likewise go berserk if they are starved too long for some such necessary itemas sail Thus sftlWiungry cattle through heavy to get block of salt And a lovestarved girl will of ten grow so intoxicated at feeling a iboysarms around herand percd into her Wr thatshe gets emotionally Forgotten of her future unborn babies Ignored maybetheiwisesex advice that her higli school teacher has Shes Suspicious Over Coincidence By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN DEAR ABBY I dont know if this is a coincidence or not but Jstely my husband has been making up excuses to go out after supper I dont like to be left alone and I cant go anywhere because we have a baby so I call up my girl friend to ask her to come over and keep me company When ever I call her and my husband is gone she isnt home either When my husband is home so is she What do you make of it SUSPICIOUS DEAR SUSPICIOUS It you want to hanr this couple on circumstantial evidence just give them both a little more rope DEAR Our daughter is 19 years of age and work ing She recently complained that when we serve wine or mixed drinks at home us ually only when we have guests we either do not offer her any or else her father says dond care for any do you Do you think shecould wait a year or twolonger We do DEAR DS Todays 19year old deserves the dignity of adult treatment Itoo would prefer that she wait But in her own home she should be riven the chance to make her own decision DEAR ABBY I am 26 mar ried and have a daughter When I was 16 1 had never dated which made me feelun wanted and unpopular I was never dose to my mother I found a way to be popular My mother had told me that sex before marriage was wrong but when 1 asked her why she said Because 1 said so There were never any explanations I think if I had faiown WHY gex should wait until after marriage it would have changed my life Myhusband doesnt respect me because I gave in to him before mairiage He said at the time it would prove I loved him but now lie calls me a tramp andsays lie will never trust me I have never been unfaithful to him and never will be I am saving your columns for my daughter Abby Mothers can tell daughters things but coming from you it means more I want more than any tiling else in the world to sec my daughter walk down the aisle in white NEVER DID Yes Abby will answer your letter personallyif you write to ABBY Box 3365 Beverly Hills Calif and enclose a stamped selfaddressed envelope Are youi parents too strict for Abbys booklet1What Teen agers Want To Know scnd2ic to ABBY in care of this paper Distributed by McNaught Syndicate Our Yesterdays with even more iangry quarrelingarid ugly re marksthan the girl hersell ex perienced So will you girls please re member that ifyou are unhappy or unloved at home then youhave a rdouBle obligation to beextra choosy about picking asweetheart Since youknow the tragedy of a loveless or drunken homeby al means profit by your own misery and ihus insure your babies a happierhome Thatmeans you should avoid entanglingalliancestillyou are 21 and your boy friend has a trade or college education by which to support you properly Comment LOCAL RESPONSIBILITY It should not beoverlooked that a great force for the stim ulation of enterpriseand employ ment lies in the handsnot only of the federal government but also and even in the hands of state and municipal governments The national government can do a greatideal by tax revision ondepreciation allowances which would enable businesses large and small toinvest more money in plant improvement and newprocesses But probably the greatest po tential market for goods and services to be opened inAmeri ca lies in theareaofurbanre nabilitation The federalgov ernment can act to some extent as a catalyst and stimulator in this process but by far the greater role in improvement of cities has to be played by stats arid local governments and by private Investment land industry Science Monitor 75 Years Ago Mr J Jellcy ot Wilton has a bull pun what is a bull pup It keeps P a jjood record Thrash es about a dozen dogs every day The Last Chance saloon on Mulberry was given Us last chance by a prominent Demo crat today inTCSpcct to stopping the indiscriminate sale of liquor or else feclinffa fathers indigna tion 50 Years Ago An culmin ated here today in the marriage of MissMary Russell of Glas gow Scotland and Anriicw Crawford of Lone met while crossing the Atlantic Jnst summer up nccr marriage resulted 25 Years Ago Frank Brick of BranclC drove his car snowdrift eight rods terday the first vehicle to travel this mile of road since Christ mas The drift is a half miJe north of Plato Dorothy Downs formerly of Grandview is on the scholastic honor roll at College lt Vernon Mrs Elizabeth Beinke of Wilton celebrated her birthday with many friends present 10 Years Ago Six yoiuiR ifellows who will he siiiRing inthe county music festival Lhcro are Bob FischerWilton Gary Windiis West Liberty Fritz Gruiiimer Villon Darrcl Gravlnc Musca tine VirBlf Meyers West Liber ty and Harvey HinesWest Lib crtjV Coiiipctingfrom Mus catinc iiv thedistrict speech COH lest at Fairficld wiU be Jane Stanley Sandra JSchwenRel Jim Miller Gaylord Archer Jerry Littrcll Mary Ann McCaffrey Walter and Lorette Wyck off Lynn Burnett reelccled president of the West Liberty district of Board of Education DAIL CROSSWORD ACROSS 1 Threehand card game B Gum arable 11 Distance measure 12 Givers 13 Swollen 15 Apportion 1C Cubic auter 17 Father 18 Natrium abbr 20 A sweetener 221 am con tracted 28 Splash 38 Brazilian river Joott 38 Biblical name 50 Affix 51 Posts agahx notice 6 Section river 8 Light stead OPacifiO 10 Like 14 of OW Teetament 15 Oriental nurses 2L German iunx ayrt Begin 24 A support 25 Particle of addition forty able beth abbr 8iCo iumbusr prob able birthplace 88 Shark 89 Biblical name 40 Let as rooms 4iSouth fatibrV point a continuation of her newfeeling oi at loved and apparently admired Ifshetriestoresist illicit ad vancesof herescort andhe then growscool or irritable she gets scared so she hisses by giving in to theSpys Demands Alas shethen may find her selfpreBhant at the age of 15 or i16 anciilbear a baby in tosqualor and a doubly uniiappy Vou can explain a communityi progress with one operation uiuii of her jeudirig the hovel sheshares withher diy6rced mother but cifurther censure for Herbaby niay thus be launch FORWARD WITH HOPE The distant view of the New Frontier provided in President Kennedys eloquent words has much I appeal Closerapproach to itthrough thebadlands of rough partisan politicsand mountains ofselfish interest will present lessattractive aspects and will be judged by v degree to Which asmentioned in one pas sage gbodwords are turned into gooddeeds It is fitting at tliis time to look forward with hope It is neces sary also to be prepared for times ahead 4 Monitor r PROBLEM FACING LEGISLATURE There are a problemsto be solved and not the these the matter of taxation face the facts with everincreasing costs of govern ment which are still looking to reliablevind Graphic y 64 Pierces BSTensile S6 Half an em 87 African river 41 New Mexi can tribe 48 Plague 44 Biblical dancer 46 Mans nick name 47 Soothes 48 Tight DOWN J Roosts 2 Mans naipe 8 Peek 4 drink 35 33 47 T 28 JJAILY CRYPXOQTJOTE Heres how codelettemaredifferent A Ciyptogiam Qootafloo A T W I T H O Q K P A iiCK ATW HOQ GKI PK ATW VBDK ;