Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 23, 1969 · Page 16
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 16

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 23, 1969
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April 21, 1H» Of Selecting A JCS Chief Wheeler's Nomination Postpones Tough Job WASHINGTON (AP) -- The | the more faseinatinK the forth- Nixon administration's nomina lion of Gen. Earle Wheeler to an unprecedented sixth year as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff merely postpones the tougher decision of finding a replacement in 1970. The four-star general i.s being kept on mainly to help President Nixon through the current sensitive period of the Vietnam peace search. But some Pentagon veterans also suspect the President looked around and found no other military man quite so qualified to head up the JCS as the soft spoken, til-year-old Wheeler. "He's in a class by himself, one ranking Pentagon civilian commented after the administration announced its desire to keep Wheeler aboard until July !f)70. He's alreach served longer in the post than any nne else. SILENT STRUGGLE Wheeler's extension makes all coming silent struggle by the services to get their own man in Pentagon suite 2E782 where the JCS chairman has a direct telephone line tu the President. It will lie a year before Socrc- .»ry of Defense Melvin R. Laird starts drawing up the tradition il list of recommendations lii the President on a new chair man. but already Pentagon officials are speculating. Gen. Andrew J. Goudpaster. deputy commanding general in Vietnam, who was a military aide to the late President Eisen hower and is known to be a Nixon Favorite. Gen. W i l l i a m C. Westmoreland, now Army chief of siaff, is mentioned but there is some feeling that he might be passed over because Pentagon superiors consider him an excellent troop leader but not the administrative, paper oriented type. Aclm. Thomas H. Mnnrer, the chief of naval operations was i once considered most likely to get the job. hut some speculate he may 'have lost, favor because siime congressmen weren't impressed by his testimony on I Pueblo affair. DAItK HOUSE I And it could be dark horse! hike Gen. Creighton W. Ahrams. · who succeeded Westmoreland as commander of U.S. forces in Vietnam. Some officials believe Cond- pastcr is now the best bet because of his ties with Nixon. The 54-year old Illinois native pjerved as defense liaison officer to President Eisenhower and stayed on a couple of months under President Kennedy before taking command of the 8th Infantry Division in Germany. Nixon found Gocidpaster serving as commandant of the National War College in Washington, D.C.. when he decided last summer to make him the No. 2 man in the U.S. military command in Vietnam. Air Force Gen. John P. McConnell. the other member of the joint chiefs, would be a [ranking choice on Laird's list. officers believe, but he is due to 'retire as Air Force chief of staff in July. Like Wheeler, he got a one-year extension beyond the usual four years service in 1968. Voting Machines EL DORADO, Ark. (AP -The Union County Election Commission ended a two year court batlte Monday by signing a contract f o r CO voting machines. The contract with the Automatic Voting Machine Co. was signed by the two Republican members of the commission, but not by Robert Mason, the Democratic commissioner. Group Planning Gravette Mobile Home Plan) GRAVETTE - A preliminary organizational meeting of a group of area businessmen who plan to build a mobile home manufacturing plant at Gravette was held recently, according to R.T. Rogers of Hiwasse. Rogers said that some $60,000 j being held in escrow while negotiations for larger loans needed to start the company are made. Tenative plans call for the 100 persons when the firm reaches capacity employment on one shift. Additional shifts will I be added as needed. Tht TIMES It Th* Best Buy For Your Advertising Dollar IhraeCefcge Girts Seeking Princess Title SPRINGDALE - Three additional candidates for Northwest Arkansas Poultry princess were announced today. They are Anita Sue Benham, Elizabeth Threasa Sanford and Elizabeth Anne Quessenberry. A native of Birdeye, Miss Quessenberry is an art major at the University of Arkansas and a member of Pi Beta P h i sorority. . Miss Benham. a senior speech and English major ft t h e U n i - versity, is a native of Mulberry. Art major. Miss Sanford, is a student at Westark Junior College in Fort Smith. Secret Phones LONDON (AP) - The government has disclosed that secret telephone exchanges were built in the 1950's in Manchester, London. Birmingham and Glasglow. 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