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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 8, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for The newspaper that makes oil North I o wans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Associated Press and United Internationa Full lyasc MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 8 W4 10c it This Paper Consists of Four One 285 on State of Union Promise of billion budget V To declare war against poverty V Will reduce nuclear production Photofax DANGLING use a 40foot lad der to rescue two men trapped for two hours in a truck cab hanging off a bridge on the Will Rogers Turnpikefour miles north of the Tulsa Okla gate The men who clambered to safety on the ladder were driver Darrell Mauk 39 Robinson 111 and his codriver Chet Bartley 42 Franklin Ind The High way Patrol said the truck ripped out 186 feet of bridge railing after it went out of control and wound up with the trailer on the bridge but the cab dangling Asks passage of tax packet WASHINGTON Iff President Johnson an nounced Wednesday a surprise budget cut to bil lion even below the current level And he told Congress he will slash output of weaponmaking uranium by 25 per move he challenged the Soviets to match In an unusually brief yet meaty State of the Un ion message prepared for personal delivery at a joint session of Congress Johnson also declared uncondi tional war on poverty in America He ticked off his specific policy ideas for the first time since he became President seven weeks ago following the assassination of John F Kennedy Johnsons requiring action by aimed at problems ranging from the depths of poverty to the height of the moon For most taxpayers the biggest surprise prob ably lay in the budget disclosures At billion the first Johnson spending plan would be million smaller thanthe latest estimate of spending under Ken nedys final recordsetting budget Johnson described his budget as efficient hon est and frugal And he said it will maintain thefull strength of our defenses while providing the most federal support in history for education for health for retraining the unemployed and for helping the eco nomically and physically handicapped Endorsing some two dozen proposals in about 2 900 words the chief executive urged Congress to bring his programs to a fair and final vote He called for the strongest civil rights bill in 100 years enactment of a massive tax cut by Feb 1 new steps toward dis armament and selective increases in overtime pay rates Other Johnson Photofax PREVIEWING Johnson pre views his State of the Union speech as Iretalks to re porters in the White House Rose Garden in the measure now pending in announced the House I proposals Calls prison report real whitewash programs many inherited from Kennedy included broader minimum wage coverage hospital insur ance for the aged an end to discriminatory immigration DES MOINES Sen Robert Rigler Hampton charged Wednesday that the re port of operations at the Mens Ilcformatory and Penitentiary was a real whitewash Rigler told the AssociatedMonlay the governor and this was taken down in shorthand Rigler said I understand this report was much more critical and dealt more in personalities than jlhe version made public on quotas a bigger housing pro gram and a determined effort in cooperation with the Soviet Union to put a man on the moon by 1970 Prosperity at home and peace in the world were the broad goals cited by the Presi dent who sought to balance conciliation and determination in discussing cold war prob lems We intend to bury no lion comfortably below John sons announced target of billion Forecast revenues of billion indicate a deficit of billion or less than half the fiscal 1964 estimate administration here and now declares unconditional war on poverty in America Johnson declared He said he will propose cooperatives fed erals tat elocal programs to promote better schools better health better homes better of enriched uranium used in nuclear wea pons and small reactors like those in nuclear submarines will be slashed 25 per cent by June 30 the first cutback since the first atomic bomb was dropped in 1945 Said Johnson We call on our adversaries to do the same And he justified training and tunities better job oppor iand we do not intend Press the report was watered down by someone after the original document was prepared by two penal experts hired by the state in the wake of a costly riot and disturbance The report was made public by Democratic Gov Harold Hughes and the State Board of Control Monday The study among other things criticized prison man man of the Board of Control met with the Interim Commit tee Tuesday and promised to provide the committee with the Rigler said Jim Henry chairburied We can fight if we original report As The three members of the tion be asked Congress to set up special committees empowered to increase the timeandahalf overtime pay rate in industries where consistently excessive use of overtime causes in creased unemployme n t He did not name any industries or suggest alternative over specify will make which he did noi at Geneva disarm ament talks later this month is determined to try to put a man on the moon by 1970 in cooperation with other powers if possible alone if nec This echoed a Sep tember proposal by Kennedy for a joint American Soviet Five die in snowy crash DES MOINES persons were killed Wed nesday when a police car collided with another auto mobile on Highway 69 during a heavy snow Three of the victims were riding in a nearby Ankeny police car which wns taking an injured woman to a Des Moines hospital A South Dakota couple was in the other vehicle The dead were identified as Laverne Haubert 37 a night patrolman on the Ankeny police force Charles Love 31 of Ankeny and nis wife Kathleen 40 Mrs Bonnie M Harrington 73 of Sioux Falls and her son Edward Harrington 55 of Sioux Falls Haubert was driving Mrs Love to a Des Moines hospital for emergency treatment after she had cut her arm in an accident Love also was in the police car Authorities said the southbound police car skidded into the path of the northbound South Dakota car The accident occurred just north of the Des Moinea city limits It was the worst traffic accident in Iowa year L Snow sleet move across the state this By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Heavy snow sleet and rain moved across Iowa Wednesday and made highway and street the decision by declaring We time pay scales must not stockpile arms beyondj The United stateSj Johnson moon program an idea that got a cool reception in Moscow Johnsons message the short est State of the Union report since 1934 cited these broad goals of national policy A na tion that is free from want and a world that is free from hate a world of peace and justice freedom and abundance our time and for all time travel hazardous Numerous accidents blamed on the storm ly Cascade and Muscatine were normal Highways southwest of a line through Onawa Des Moines and Corydon were wet to normal Unsalted highways werejbetween these lines were snow and slippery Salted Temperatures around m this area were slushy freezing level were causing the mixture of weather Sleet and rain were falling in the southern part of the state and snow was Temperatures varied from 28 Tuesday night at Dubuque to 33 at Des Moines Davenport Sioux City and Lamoni The mercury is not expected to come must as we have fought before we pray we will never have to fight again the Presi dent said board Jim Henry Carroll Price and Copbin Crawford met with the governor and all four denied that the report had been watered down for specific adminislra policies Johnson made these major points in the elec tion year address intended to set the tone for the 1964 con gressional session Federal spending in the agcmcnl and said there was a lack of a strong guiding hand to eliminate confusion and rival ry among prison officials The investigation was orclcrec by the Board of Control after inmates at the reformatory riot ed last October and caused damage Rigler a member of the Leg islative Interim Committee and majority leader of the Senate said he plans to find out more about what he called the origi nal report As I understand it these two experts made an oral report to Thats poppycock Hughesjl965 fiscal year that begins July said is scheduled to total S979 bil our needs or seek an excess of military power that could be provocative as well as waste ful far as the writ of fed eral law will run said thel President we must abolish not some but all racial dis crimination He emphasized that he wants a civil rights law that will include a ban on dis crimination by private bus inesses serving the general pub most controversial item On the Inside falling in the north Fort Dodge reported 2Vijmove up much Wednesday forjinches of snow Audubon had 2Lows Wednesday night should toinches and one mch has mostly in the 20s with some 1 d e r temperatures at Des Moines Dubuque Spenwnat icer and Ottumwa Johnson said our ultimate goal is a world without Tne Weather Bureau said that inches of snow could be In this connection he said thei United States at Geneva will North Iowa news new steps toward the Clear Lake news 13tcontrol and eventual abolition Society news arms Sports news 19 j But even in the absence of 28disarmament a r ee ment hemilcs an hour may be expected Mason City weapons must not bejlatcr in the day Comics 32j Transit timetable 34j Classified pages 3435 JOHNSON 2 to 4 expected Wednesday The snow should end in west ern Iowa by Wednesday even ing but continue through the I night in the east Northerly winds of 20 to 30 Please turn to page 2 The Highway Commission re ported that highways northeast of a line through Manly Waver North Weather outlook Occasional light snow Wed nesday night turning colder with increasing northerly winds lows 1525 Mostly cloudy Thursday with snow ending and turning a little colder highs upper 20s to low JOs Weather details on pagt lowans paddle toward Nixon political boat is sinking DES MOINES Re publican leaders have turned to ward Richard M Nixon as a narrow favorite for the presi dential nomination i They have turned sharply away from Sen Barry Goldwa ter of Arizona the over whel ming favorite before President Kennedy was slain The switch stems from a gen eral feeling that much strength Goldwater had been expected to carry in a race against Kenne dy would be neutralized in a contest with new President Lyn don Johnson As Lucas County Republican chairman Marion Coons of Lu cas put it Goldwaters boat sank when Kennedy was assassinated be cause another representative from the southwest was brought in who can ht classified as more conservative than his pred ecessor although perhaps more liberal than Goldwater Of 51 Republican county chair men answering an Associated Press poll after the assassina tion 17 felt Nixon now is the strongest Republican candidate compared with 14 for Goldwa ter 10 for Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge and for New York Gov Nelson Rockefeller Six declined to name the strong est candidate now This was in sharp oontrast to an Associated Press poll prior to the assassination in which 54 of 57 county chairmen partici pating named Goldwater as the strongest candidate The county chairmen also have radically altered their views on the likely winner of the GOP nomination In the preas sassination poll 38 of 57 named Goldwater the probable winner Only 11 of 51 named him in the second poll Meanwhile Nixons strength has increased In the first poll only me chairman thought Nix on would win the nomination compared with 15 in the second poll Votes for Lodge as the like ly nominee increased from one to seven while Pennsylvania Gov William Scranton went Irom one to two Gov Rockefeller fell off from six in the first poll to only two in the second Fourteen chairmen declined to hazard a guess on the nominee Twentynine chairmen said they had changed their views on the strongest candidate and like ly nominee since President Ken nedys death Fourteen said they had not changed and eight had no comment We are fighting a middle of the reader not a rank liberal such as Kennedy commented one chairman on the change President Johnson is a south erner and a shift from Goldwa ter to a northern candidate is in ordrr said Muscatine County chairman Richard Drake of Muscatine Goldwater may not be the man now agreed Fayette County chairman G W Aspin wall of Hawkeye He noted that President Kennedy and Goldwa ter represented the opposite side on race problems as well as national economy Johnson and Goldwater are of the same thought on some issues Another chairman commented that it would appear President Johnsons all out drive for econ omy has hit the fancy of many people especially the farm folks Nixons strength commented Iowa chairmen is based on his familiarity in the minds of vot ers his close race in 19fiO his experience his moderate view point Thinks pink but Jerrys bobe is boy SANTA MONICA Calif Lewis and his wife Patti had been hoping for a baby girl for the past nine months and Jerrys motto was think pink Tuesday night Jerry be came a father for the sixth time when Patti gave birth to an eightpound oneounce boy at St Johns Hospital Boy or no boy quipped the comedian Im still going to call him Gloria Hed bet ter be a fighter The Lewises have five other children Gary 18 Ronnie 14 Scotty 8 Chris 6 and Anthony 4 SAME IHUck TraffU In Put il   

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