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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 2, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                Iowa Demos lean toward JohnsonHumphrey ticket DES MOINES AP Demo cratic Parly scales beginning to weigh and balance the tal ents territory and personal characteristics of potential vice presidential nominees are tip ping heavily in Iowa in favor of Sen Hubert Humphrey of Min nesota The assassination of President John F Kennedy j o 11 e d the Democrats into the necessity of finding a running mate for Pres ident Lyndon Johnson if as is generally assumed now he chooses to run for a full term Twenty even of Iowas 99 Democratic county chairmen said they favored Humphrey as a running male for Johnson fhat was 50 per cent of the 54 county chairmen who answered an Associated Press poll By contrast Ally Gen Rob ert Kennedy brother of the late president received only seven votes for the next highest total Another Minnesotan Sen Eu gene McCarthy received two votes as did New York Mayor Robert Wagner Others receiving one vote each were Sens Abraham Ribi coff of Connecticut and Mike Mansfield of Govs Pat Brown of California and Frank Morrison of Nebraska Peace Corps Director Sargent Shrivcr United Nations Ambas sador Adlai Stevenson and Sec retary of Defense Robert McNa mara Nine chairmen felt it was too early to name a favorite candi date Often cited as a faclor in se lection of a vice presidential candidate was the traditional feeling of need to balance the ticket both geographically and with regard to polilical philos ophy Other factors mentioned in cluded appeal to groups such as labor farmers and civil rights organizations religion govern mental experience and cam paign and vote getting ability In the aftermath of President Kennedys assassination Iowa Democrats also emphasized the necessity of considering presi dential qualifications for a po tential vice presidential nomi nee Said one chairman The of fice of vice president has since the death of PresidcntKennedy taken on much more meaning and the man in this position should be very carefully select ed Sen Humphrey was pictured as a liberal balance to President Johnsons relative conservatism and a northern balance to the Presidents southwestern locale Humphreys potential appeal to the labor and farm blocs and his Senate experience were cited Humphrey is well qualified to assume the d r t i e s of the President if need be said C E Biederman Mitchell County chairman from Osage He rep resents all people and all groups not just big interests He understands the problems of the 1armcr Adied Dewie J Gaul of Sioux City Woodbury County chair man He is an articulate and able champion of the people well able to complement Lyndon Johnsons appeal The Minnesota senator was described by Cass County chair man D Malhiesen of Atlan tic as a candidate acceptable to DEMOCRATS Please turn to page North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 2 1964 10c a Paper Consists of Two One No 280 U S Post Office to slash its work force 5000 WHICH TWIN HAS THE TAX DE DUCTION Signs placed by attend ants at Choate Hospital Woburn Mass tell the story Mrs Thomas Fuller cuddles twins born a minute on either side of midnight New Years Photofax Eve and hence in different years Deb orah Jane left arrived in 1963 Broth er Scott Thomas checked in one minute late for midnight celebration Twins are Mr and Mrs Fullers first children Pentagon to open classified files for trustworthy persons WASHINGTON API The Pentagon has issued a new standard rule under which classified defense information may be opened to trustwor thy scholars and others en gaged in historical research it was learned Thursday The rule in effect requires such private citizens to pass the same kind of a security check as is given to civilian workers for the Defense Department This means a search of their background for any possible criminal or subversive recorc or connection It treats these researchers from the security standpoint a though they were employes o the department one official ex plained Until recently each of th armed services and defens agencies imposed its own stand ards on outside researcher seeking access to classified ma tcrial Some standards were stifl some lenient Some c a u s e i needless embarrassment offi cias said It was inserted about two vccks ago into a 1957 directive n safeguarding official infor on research in classified rec mation in the interests of the dejords by personsoutside the gov ense of the United States ernment shall be submitted for Rocky buys an airplane The new rule applies through ul the Defense Department nd is aimed at laying down niform security clearance uirement for researchers re requirements will be minimum The new regulation calls for steps to assure that classified defense information is not pub otherwise compro Propose boost in rates Would reduce huge deficit JOHNSON CITY Tex President Johnson got a pledg from Postmaster General Joh A Grnouski Thursday that the postal payroll will be cut by 5 000 workers within the next six months Gronouski after a meeting with Johnson told a news con ference that this and other moves including a proposed hike in parcel post rates will result in a cut of million in the annual postal de ficit The department chief said lished or mised JET COLLAPSES ON Trans World Airlines pilot brought his jet airliner with 71 persons aboard in rfor a safe landing at Logan airport in Boston after the landing gear collapsed as it touched PhotoEax down There were no injuries reported from the 63 passengers and crew of eight The plane was ending a Denver to Boston run with an intermediate stop at New York It requires that any historical and manuscripts based the economies some reduction ice But he said these would not be significant may require of postal serv Officials said the clearance a security censorship review Bump to run for attorney general DES MOINES AP W N Bill Bump solicitor general announced Thursday he is a candidate for the Republican nomination for attorney gener al Bump 34 of DCS Moines will be seeking the job now held by his boss Ally Gen Evan Hull man Hultman will seek the Re publican nomination for gover nor ALBANY N Y Wt r Nelson A Rockefeller has airplane that is geared to pace with his expanded political activity The Fairchild 27 turboprop was purchased jointly about two weeks ago by the millionaire governor and his brothers Lau rance and David a spokesman said Wednesday The spokesman said the plane has a range of about 2000 miles a top speed of about 300 miles an hour and can carry 22 passengers Rockefeller is seeking the Re This will be the first bid for an elective office by Bump a native of Peoria 111 and who attended grade and bigh schools r at Davenport and was graduated the University of Iowa a new njs law de keep W N BUMP publican tion presidential nomina North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy through Fri day Lows Thursday night in the 20s Moderate northerly winds and turning colder Fri day highs in the 40s details on page 2 grec Bump said if elected hc would run the attorney generals office as a law office There will be no crusades of any kind He said he hopes lo help the lepublican parly mold a new mage The parly needs a new ook he said It must take stands on issues And it is es sential that the party find out what the people want In the past the party never lias made it clear to the people that it is concerned with the wants and needs of the people The Republicans need a more progressive and dynamic out look on the problems facing the slate and Ihe nation Bump was appointed an as sistant attorney general b Hultman three years ago and was named solicitor genera two years ago Bump Is a veteran of mor vhan three years service in th Air Force a Presbyterian an is married and the father of tw sons He is Hullmans No 1 assis nt Gronouski made nnouncements at Over 600000 go behind Berlin Wall over holidays these major his meeting ith newsmen at White House ress headquarters in Austin He has ordered a reduction y June 20 of 5000 postal work move that would drop be total number to 590000 He aid no employes would be red but that some who quit or etire will not be replaced The postal deficit for the 1965 seal year which begins July will be about million low r than the fiscal 1964 deficit stimated at S650 million The departments fiscal 1965 mdget will be million low r than the total originally iought by postal officials There will be a sharp cut lack in plans to expand and modernize postal facilities The department will seek only million for such purposes in 19fi4 compared 1963 appropriation of million Meanwhile Johnson is under stood to favor an unrelentin peace offensive in 19C4 A White House source report ed that Johnson is determined BERLIN A new rushl of West Berliners crossing the wall is expected with only four more days remaining on the agreement allowing visits to East Berlin A total of 172740 West Berliners greeted the new year with relatives behind the wall pushing past 600000 the number of visitors to the Red sector since the visits began Dec huge flow of West Berliners placed new pressure on Mayor Willy Brandts West Berlin to discuss an extension of the isiting arrangement with the Communist East German regime i The agreement expires at midnight Sunday Brandt has said he will try to renew the agreement which has given West Berliners their under opposite Allied and West Smell of Roses lingers over the Pasadena area first chance to see relatives in East Berlin since the Commu nists built the wall in August 1961 He also is pressure from German officials and West Ber lin newspapers who regard any negotiations with the East Ger man regime as recognition and fear such talks can only strengthen the Communist con cept of a divided Germany and a neutralized West Berlin Brandt describes the pass agreement as a purely techni cal humanitarian arrangement without the implications of an international agreement be to seek new breakthroughs on peace and does not think the United States can or should wait until after the November JOHNSON Please turn to page 2 PASADENA Calif AP The scent of roses lingered over Pasadena Thursday from the millions of gilded floats in the annual New Years Day Tournament of Roses pa rade The flowerbedecked floats marching bands and horses in gleaming trappings drew more than 15 million persons to the city The parade also was tele vised nationally Former President and Mrs Eisenhower were in the lead in a gleaming white convertible Hr was grand marshal and a special guest at the Rose Bow football game afterward On the inside an international ween states A gay and happy throng re turned from East Berlin early New Years Day after welcom ing 1964 with a frenzy of song and drink East Berlins Karl Marx Alice was aglow with fire works As stragglers met the extend ed 5 am deadline for return ing on New Years morn new visitors lined up for visits dur iing the day Several thousand persons had passes for both lays and were allowed to spend he night in East Berlin Curbside watchers including be celebrities in VIP boxes basked under sunny skies and emperatures which soared into the 80s It was the first Rose parad for astronaut Col John H Glenn Jr and his family Other special guests were Chief Jus tice Earl Warren former Cali fornia governor and Senate majority leader Mike Mans field DMontana Sponsors estimated 10 million blossoms decorated the floats which they estimated cost S750 000 Editorials 4 Clear Lake news 5 Mason City news 67 Sports news 910 Society news 11 Comics Classified pages 1415 North Iowa news 16 Its official No Iowa polio DES MOINES AP Not a single case of polio was report ed in Iowa in The State Health Department said Thursday that 1963 was the first poliofree year in the state since records have been kept Senators push own health plan WASHINGTON Re publican senators say they hope to crack the stalemate on health care for the aged legis lation by introducing their own plan when Congress reconvenes next week They described it as the most comprehensive health care pro gram ever prepared for Con gress and said it would make use of both Social Security funds and general government revenues and private insurance companies Health care legislation will likely set off one of the big bat tles in Congress this election year President Johnson is expect ed to press hard for passage of the a version of which the late President John F Kennedy was unable to push through Congress The six Republicans said in a statement Wednesday that GOP votes will be needed to pass a health care bill this year and we sincerely believe that the bill we are preparing will offer the effective basis for such an agreement We feel they added that the health care needs of our 18 million citizenover 65 have been too long neglected and that the Congress must resolve thu problem in 1964 The six Republicans are Sens Clifford P Case of New Jersey John Sherman Cooper of Ken tucky Jacob K Javits and Ken neth B Keating of New York Thomas H Kuchcl of California and Margaret Chase Smilh of Maine The senators statement said their plan would provide hospi trlization nursing care and home care for all citizens 65 and over through Social Security fi nancing or from general feder al revenues if the person is not covered by Social Security It would also permit health in surance companies to team up and offer a nonprofit mass plan for lowcost insurance lo cover doctor bills and other meciical expenses Antitrust taws now do not permit such private combi nations Bowl game roundup The following is a round up of New Years Day bowl games For details urn lo the sports section ROSE BOWL Pasadena Calif Illinois 17 Washington 7 COTTON BOWL Dallas Tex Texas 28 Navy 6 ORANGE BOWL Miami Fla Nebraska 13 Auburn 7 SUGAR BOWL New Orleans La 12 Mississippi 7 SAME DATENON J J J   

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