The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 23, 1966 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 23, 1966
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Page Fourteen - Blytheville (Ark.) Courier News - Monday, May 23,19M McNamara Trying To Change Spots? By FRED S. HOFFMAN WASHINGTON (AP) - Sine he became secretary of defens many have viewed Robert S. M Namara as a kind of supereff cient man-machine with a con puter brain and a soul to mate But in two speeches within fiv day? McNamara displayed siiM rarely seen in public. Before the American Sociei ef Newspaper Editors in Moi treal Wednesday, he spoke in a 'idealistic and philosophic ve as he expounded the thesis tha military hardware alone canni assure security. Sunday, before his daughter' graduating class in Pittsburgh the defense secretary appeare as a defender of "freedom dissent" — standing up for th right of campus protestors t demonstrate against the Vie Nam war even though, McNa mara said, it is clear these ac tions give comfort to the enemy That Chatham College com mencement speech — salte with historical and literary quo tations and references — dem onstrated a sympathy with th concern of some youths tha man is becoming dominated b; technology. He sought to dispel that fear. -"For many students," McNa mara said at one point, "the computer has become the primordial symbol of mass im personalization. 5 "It is ironical that this shoulc be so," he continued, "considering the immense quantum pi human drudgery — both menial and manual — that the comput- 6 has eliminated." 5 In most, of his public appear, ahces, such as the recent televised hearings of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. McNamara appears in the role of defender of his military policies and of U.S. prosecution of the war in Viet Nam. The country has read and heard his repeated claims that the United States has enough atomic weapons power to blast the Soviet Union and Red China together. It knows McNamara as the management expert — the onetime Ford Motor Co. president who tamed the Pentagon and the quarreling armed services as no other secretary of defense before him could. Testifying before congressional committees, speaking at news conferences and in other PIERKARY SLASKIE, Poland (AP) - A crowd of at least public forums McNamara oftet gives the impression of bein, harsh, impersonal, sometime truculent and even autocratic His critics call him "Super mac." One House committee has likened him to a Caesar. He is very much aware o what is written about him, and of theway he comes across on television. Is he trying to soften his pub He image? Perhaps. But his associates insist his Montreal and Pitts burgh speeches were buili around themes he long has pondered and that he felt these were proper platforms from which to-air them. In Montreal, the defense secretary told the editors he proposed asking every young person in the United States to give ;wo years of service, either in the military, the Peace Corps, or some volunteer program to setter mankind. Tliis was interpreted by some i as a trial balloon Lokinp toward I a legislation-based progran i that would result in « form o, universal service. Later, it became known tha McNamara merely was at tempting to point up a mora obligation to serve, not any le gal obligation, and fr stimulate public discussion of this. At the commencement cere mony, the man whose name has become synominous with the computer, told the graduates "It seems a little premature to worry that the computer is on the verge of replacing the human brain." But as he extolled the brain as "an utterly incredible computer itself," McNamara betrayed his fascination for statistics. "Though it weighs only about three pounds," the defense secretary said, "it contains some 10 billion nerve cells, each of which has some 25,000 possible interconnections with other nerve cells." Daily Record Weather U. S. Weather Bureau Agricultural service Keiser, Ark. Yesterday summertime moved into Arkansas with the highest temperatures so far this Season reported at several sta- ions. With high humidities also jrevailing the temperatures elt even warmer. Maximum readings were in the upper 80s and low 90s with Pine Bluff reporting 92. Lows this morning also remained warm. Generally readings were in the 60s with a range from 59 at Calico Rock to 72 at Dardanelle. The advance of a cool front nto the area is expected to ower temperatures somewhat tonight and minimums tomorrow morning should be mostly in the 50s. No precipitation was reported vpsrprHav nupr Hip crnrp Hmw- World Deaths LONDON (AP) — Lady Dorothy Macmillan, wife of former Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, died Saturday at her home in Sussex. She was 65. A daughter of the ninth Duke of Devonshire, she married Macmillan in 1920. KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) Retired Army Maj. Gen. Charles K. Gailey Jr., who was :hief of staff of the military government in Berlin during the 1948-49 airlift, died Saturday. He vas 65. Where's the Fire? House fire, 1012 McHaney Rd., 9:30 a.m., today. MprlirarA ««v t vvw wuvaiuii nuinciD uuccicv Stefan Cardinal Wyszynski a he insisted Sunday that th< Warsaw Communist regime re spect the rights of the Romat Catholic Church. "If you will recognize ou rights", he told the governmenl "we will recognize your rights If this balance is shaken, w< take no responsibility for tta future." BOMBAY, India (AP) [Prime Minister Indira Gandh angrily denied suggestions Sun day that her government wil allow the proposed $300-mil!ion Indian-U.S. educational founda tion to be a vehicle for American influence on Indian thinking Ulg. "What is this talk about outsiders influencing our policies?" she asked critics at a national convention of the ruling Congress party. One speaker contended that agents of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency would pose as education experts to brainwash Indian children. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — King Koroki Te Wher- owhero was buried on a moun- OBITUARY Tom D. Brown Service Today Services for Tom D. Brown, Sr., 60, were conducted in Chapel of Memories Funeral Home n Ncrwalk, Calif., at 2 p.m. today. Mr. Brown, a former Blytheville resident, died in Artesia, Calif., Friday. He leaves four sons, Tom D. ?rown, Jr., Billy Brown and lalph Brown, all of Norwalk, snd Roy Brown, with the armed services in Colorado; One daughter, Mrs. Chris Krinsavich, of Massachusetts; And 11 grandchildren. tain top today and his daughter, Princess Piki, was chosen to succeed him as ruler of the Maori tribesmen of New Zealand. As T« Ata-a Rangi Kaaliu, the new queen will lead the country's 185,000 Maori tribesmen. King Koroki died last Wednes- dayitth«af««fS4. MASSING VISCONTI, Kaly (AP) — The first national convention of the capelloni, Italy's long-haired beatniks, drew 100 policemen, 100 newsmen and MO tourist* to this north Italian village Sunday. But only 48 capel- loni showed up, and half of them were earing wigs. Many Italian schools ban boys with long shaggy hairdos, and the Rome police round them up periodically for bothering tourists. BONN, Germany (AP) France has told West Germany it will remove its 72,000 troops in Germany by July 1, 1967, un- lesi the Weit Germans ask officially that they remain. TTie move is part of France's military withdrawal from the Atlantic alliance. Chancellor Ludwig Erhard would like for them to remain' as a symbol of friendship and; defense against Soviet attack: but he opposes any exclusive.; French control resembling the 1945-55 occupation. '', AIRPLANE SPRAYING On SMALL GRAIN JOHN BRIGHT Phone JO 4-2475 KENNEDY (Continued from Page One) gium, a revamping of the NATO setup and a larger NATO role for Germany. These matters will come up at a June 6-8 NATO session in Brussels that will deal in part with France's planned with drawal from the NATO military system. In his letter, Eisenhower noted the United States is "deeply involved in NATO's intrastuc- ture," most of which is located on French territory. "To abandon, sell or demolish these facilities will be expensive while to replace them will be more so," he said. "Moreover the defense problem will become intensified in difficulty." . i His advice was to "do nothing whatsoever to antagonize the French people" and to leave the way open for France to return to the alliance if it chooses to do so in the future. ever, skies in western Arkansas have become cloudy and this morning radar reports indicated that shower activity •started in that area. As the cool frontal system moves through Cards Mailed the state showers may be ex- Hea l'h insurance cards have now been mailed to over 15 million people 65 or older, entitling them to hospital and med- cal insurance under the medi- pected with dry air following now ,. been ™ ai 'e d to over 15 the frontal passage. ._.".— .Tractors are rolling at full speed this morning in most of the Delta as soils have bene- care program, according to fited from several days of good Ral P h Dugger, Society Security drying conditions. As much officer-in-charge here. field work as possible should be accomplished today since the forecast calls for showers advance of the frontal passage through eastern Arkansas. Dugger said another large mailing of the red, white, and >lue cards will be made early n June. Medicare cards also will be R. 0. McMillian Succumbs Here Robert 0. McMillian, 61, died last night at Chickasawba Hospital. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Lillian McMillian, 'seven daughters and two sons. Arrangements are incomplete, Howard Funeral Service is in charge. The five-day outlook, 6 a.m. mai ] e d j n June to fcose who are Tuesday to 6 a.m. Sunday, calls eligible for hospital insurance for temperatures to average but who failed to register for two to six degrees above normal with minor day-to-day changes. Normal highs 77 to 84. Normal lows 56 to 63. Rain will total near one inch in scattered mostly afternoon and evening thundershowers most numerous around the middle of this we=l Saturday's high—88 Sunday's low—57 Yesterday's high—90 Overnight low—58 Weekend precipitation—none Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—23.1 Sunset today—7:01 Sunrise tomorrow—4:52 This Date A Year Ago Yesterday's high—93 Overnight low—68 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—19.3 the supplementary medical insurance plan at $3 a month. Dugger said this mailing is being delayed to give approximately 1,000,000 people who did not enroll for the optional benefits a chance to do so before the new deadline of May 31. He cautioned that some older people may not receive cards before the health insurance program starts in July for lack of necessary evidence of age o other information necessary t get them on the medicare rolls Requesting persons 65 or olc er who have not supplied com plete information to do so im mediately, Dugger said his ol : ice at 211 N. Broadway wil riave an increased staff to han die such cases until the end o ;his month. Wreck Kills Student MEADVILLE, Pa. (AP) Gary Lee Kasbee, 18, wasn't there Sunday to receive his diploma as the class of '66 graduated from Conneaut Lake High School about nine miles west of this northwestern Pennsylvania community. A diploma was awarded the Conneaut Lake youth in absentia, but he died shortly after in Meadville's Spencer Hospital of injuries he received when his motorbike collided with a truck Friday. H, HONORED - Ralph Berryman (right) was congratulat- ~«d by P. D. Jennings, sales manager of Swift and Company's s'East St. Louis plant, on bin retirement after 34 years' service with Swift. Berryman was district sales manager prior to liii May 1 retirement when he was honored with a dinner wfty Sinft.' Unique Manuscript Presented to U.S. WASHINGTON (AP)- Eight >ages of unique manuscrip! otes penned in the courtroom 1831 by Chief Justice of the United States John Marshall ere presented to the National \rchives today. Orville E. Beal, president of 16 Prudential Insurance Company, made the presentation to Chief Justice Earl Warren, who gave the manuscript (o Dr. Robert H. Bahmer, archivist of the United States. The manusceipt consists of notes taken by the 76-year-old Marshall during oral arguments before the Supreme Court in six cases at th* January 1831 Uerm. , •> • Today in Washington WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is training personnel to track down illegal sources of the ha! lucinatory drug, LSD, in an at tempt to curb its use in thi United States. Dr. James L. Goddard, the administration director, said the drug, while not addicting, extremely dangerous in the opinion of most qualified scien tists." Appearing on the CBS televi sion-radio program "Face the Nation," Goddard said small quantities of the drug are manu- actured in college chemistry abs. He said some LSD is being brought into the United Statss torn other countries. Service* By Coll FUNERAL HOME Integrity ORVILLE L. BODENHAMER, rnnfcnmta IncompUt*. FOB EVERY LUCKY GRAD ON YOUR UST1 UNUSUAL, BUT PRACTICAL GIFTS FROM R. D. HUGHES CO. bESSfeii LAMPETTE - 14.95 Dresser Valet 3.98 SHOP BY PHONE! 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