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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 9, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                What about farm policy I WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnsons Slate of the Un ion address to Congress gener ally brought an unfavorable re Hclion from Iowa Republicans Acdncsday The most criticism was lev eled at the Presidents failure to touch on farm problems Several Iowa congressmen de scribed the speech in highly un complimentary terms North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the speech irks lowans Anyone who would believe that speech would buy quack medicine said Rep John Kyi Rep James Bromwell said it was the most disappointing speech Ive heard since Ive been in Congress Rep II R Gross and Rep Ben Jensen were among those who said they were disappoint ed at Johnsons failure to men tion the farm problem But the lone Iowa Democrat in Congress Rep Neal Smith praised the speech and said it was no indication that Johnson is not interested in American farmers I think that it simply means that he is so concerned about the farm situation that he does not want make any comment until he knows just what he wants to do Smith said But Rep Gross commented I consider it appalling and indefensiblethat the President made no mention of either farm ers or the agriculture problem Rep Jensen senior Republi can on the House Appropriations Committee said he hoped Pres ident Johnson would handle the government budget in the same American business sense he used in amassing his own pqr sonal fortune Rep Charles B Hoeven vet eran Iowa Republican said Johnson only made a political speech It would take a magician to accomplish the feat of adding billions in spending and still cut ling the budget Hoeven said lep Kyi called the speech inadequate It was an effort to be all tilings to all men and to say he could do it cheaper Kyi said He was for everything but American agriculture and it wasnt mentioned The President said Rep Gross dragged in every other spending gimmick ever heard of and he would have to be a Houdini to promise more of everything at lower prices Sen Jack Miller Rlowa said there was little new in the Pres idents speech and if he expects passage of all the legislation he mentioned he has forgotten all he has learned during his long years of services in Congress Concerning Johnsons pledge to preserve the present gold value of the dollar Miller said The American people want assurance that not only will the value of the dollar be preserved but the purchasing power of the dollar as well The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Associated Press and United Press International Full Wires MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 9 1964 UOc a Paper Consists Two One No 286 AAcNamara rakes Barrys statement Widow of Oswald to write book DALLAS Mrs Marina Oswald plans to write a book about her life in Russia and her marriage with Lee Harvey Os wald the Dallas Morning News said Thursday The widow 22 whose busi ness manager said Wednesday had accepted as a fact that her husband assassinated President John F Kennedy would get professional help in writing the book the newspaper said It said a Grarjd Prairie law yer John M Thornc was to dis cuss the projected book with an executive from a major pub lishing company The Russianspeaking Marina has picked up considerable English enough to talk with you conversationally but not enough to do a book Thome was quot ed as saying Wednesday Mrs Oswalds business advisor James H Martin said Oswalds erratic behavior made it easier for his widow to accept the evidence which police say proves he shot 3 Truman and Ike ree Kennedy Martin said Oswald had changed since returning to the United States from Russia where he and Marina married He became more moody more unhappy Martin said Clarion man pleads guilty in fraud case Photofax ORGANISM RESISTS RADIATION Dr Nicholas Grecz Chicago Illinois Institute of Technology mi crobiologist is performing experiments to determine why the tiny organism that causes botulism can sur vive 2000 times the radiation dosefatal to human beings Botulism the deadliest form of food poison ing known has a resistance that is a major road block to perfection of a process for preserving foods by radiation The tough bacteria can also survive large doses of heat drying and chemical germicides US to propose inspection system NEW YORK Presidents Dwight D Eisen hower and Harry S Truman disagree over whether an elect ed or an appointed official should be next in line for the presidency after a vice presi dent succeeds to the office The two men along with for mer Vice President Richard M Nixon and Sen Kenneth B Keating RNY discussed the complexities of presidential suc cession in an interview Eisenhower said that when a vice president succeeds to the office of president on the lat ters death the next in line for the top job should be the sec retary ofstate an appointed of ficial This was the system until 1947 when the law was changed with the backing of then President Truman Truman said he did not be lieve that any president should tiave the right to appoint his successor as he would have if the secretary of state was sec ond in line He said he thought the successor should be a man who holds an elective office Truman said an even better method wouk1 be to have the Electoral College fill the job of vice president after the latter succeeds to the presidency Both Nixon and Eisenhower disagreed with a proposal by Keating that two vice presi dents be elected at fouryear in tervals FORT DODGE Henry L Icnkins 51 justice of the peace at Clarion pleaded guilty in District Court Wednesday to a charge of embezzling injrope as a safeguard against tees and fines he collected surprise attack District Judge John u understood officials are WASHINGTON AP The Johnson administration is draft ing a proposal for a system of international military observa tion posts to be set up on both sides of the Iron Curtain in Eu Schaupp sentenced Jenkins to 10 years in the State Peniten tiary and then granted him a bench parole thinking about proposing 20 to 30 posts on each side at key transportation centers where unusual military activity by ei Jenkins has been confined toither Soviet or US forces might a wheel chair lor several years Judge Schaupp also fined Jen kins a former highway patrol man and former mayor of Clar ion the exact amount of the embezzled funds An appeal bond was set at A state audit of Jenkins books between Jan 8 1961 and Dec 2 1963 revealed the short age Authorities started an investi gation after area residents who appeared before Jenkins and paid fines could not find a re cord of their appearances in county newspapers Hughes calls prison scuffle pure polities DES MOINES M Gov Harold Hughes declared Thursday that the Iowa Legis lature Interim Committees proposed investigations of the Highway Commission and ihe Board of Control arc pure politics See stories on page be detected President Johnson announced n his State of the Union mes sage Wednesday that we shall mak new proposals on disar mament issues when the 17na tion disarmament conference reopens negotiations at Geneva in two weeks Work is going forward on the proposals in the US Arms Con trol and Disarmament Agency under the immediite direction of William C Foster agency director He is expected to head the US delegation in the new round of negotiations beginning Jan 21 Officials have said the US proposals will deal with famil iar issues in new ways which they hope will enlarge the pos sibility of agreement with the Soviet Union Meanwhile disarmament ex perts of the United States Brit ainCanada and Italy are un dertaking consultations aimed at coordinating their policies The Western Allies form one blcc in the Geneva conference Eastern European Communist countries another and a group of smaller nations the third The observation posts idea as been talked about by both Russia and the United States or several years Inside North Iowa Weather outlook Clear and colder Thursday night tows zero to 5 below Fair and cold Friday highs in mid Weather details on page AP Photofax NEHRU COLLAPSES Indian Pre his Congress Party in Bhubaneswar mier Jawaharlal Nehru 74 center is India A medical bulletin said Nehru helped by his daughter Mrs Indira is making satisfactory progress His Gandhi and an unidentified aide as he doctors say he is suffering from high is taken ill at the annual conference of blood pressure and fatigue The Globe MERCHANTS motorist discuss traffic plan Page 15 Editorials 4 Clear Lake news 5 Society news 8910 Sports news 1112 Cub Gazette 13 Mason City news 1415 Comics Bobby Kennedy to stay with President through elections WASHINGTON AP Rob ert F Kennedy says he will stay on as attorney general and do whatever President Johnson and the Democratic party ask him to in the presidential cam paign Beyond that the future of the brother of slain the election he said in an campaign he replied in terview I dont know what slantly Nobodys said any Calls it security danger Cites attack on US arms WASHINGTON Defense Robert S McNa mara accused Sen Barry Gold ater Thursday of damaging ational security and being po tically irresponsible in saying rtat U S longrange missiles reliable McNamara refeased a state ment taking issue with asser ions made by Goldwater while he Arizona senator a candi iate for the Republican presi lential nomination was cam paigning in New Hampshire Goldwater said cuts in ense spending proposed by resident Johnson would put too much reliance on thenations missile forces Goldwater said intercontinen al ballistic missiles are not re iable adding I can tell you that and Ill probably catch hell for it McNamaras statement of re ply was read to reporters by Asst Secretary of Defense Ar thur Sylvester It said Sen Goldwaters reported statement that the US long range missiles are not depend able is completely misleading politically irresponsible and damaging to the national se curity There is no information classified or otherwise to sup port the false implication that our longrange missiles cannot depended upon to accomplish their mission The importance of the long Im going to do when thats over Kennedy deftly engineered his brothers successful campaign in 1960 Would he do as much for Johnson who fought John thing to me about it yet but Ill do whatever President or the Democratic National wil be helpful Kennedy until Thursday had JOyUarOlQ OrOinCr OI Slam mnj ctatnmnnlc nr President John F Kcnncdv re Kennedy for the Democraticmads statements for publica iiLfciutm Jinm r tmn ahnnt his nlnrx mrr an mains uncharted nomination that year Ill certainly stay on throughI Ill be available to work in Congress unlimbers slowly tion about his plans since an range missiles to the defense of this country and the evalua tion of their effectiveness by our leading military authorities is indicated by the strong support given by the Joint Chiefs of Staff to the missile program Goldwafer boarded a plane to return to Washington without assassin took his brothers life Betting word of McNamaras m Dallas Nov 22 He looks tanned healthy and more relaxed than he has since statement and no immediate reaction was available from him WASHINGTON Con gress pressed by President Johnson to cut taxes enact civ il rights legislation and war on poverty is unlimbering slowly In a 4lminute State of the Union speech interrupted a rec ord 80 times by applause John son told the legislators Wednes day the nation can move for ward under a new billion budget to provide the greatest federal impetus to social wel fare in history Reaction to the Presidents pledge of less spending and fewer federal employes was generally favorable But it was tinged with bipartisan skepti cism that the scries of health education housing and job training programs he proposed could be carried out under a re duced budget Several Republicans predict ed there would be a wide per formance gap between what the President asked and Con gress produces Urged by Johnson to move expeditiously the Senate Fi nance Committee stepped up slightly the ponderous pace of its consideration of the House passed billion tax cut the President said is needed now to keep the country moving It approved two provisions a reduction in corporate rates from the current top of 52 per cent to 50 percent for 1964 and to 48 per cent in 1965 a mini mum standard deduction of for the taxpayer phis for each exemption including himself But March 1 appears a belter bet for completion of congres siona action than the Feb 1 date he spoke of The House Rules Committee already had scheduled a start of hearings Thursday on the civil rights bill Johnson said poses a moral issue Sen Richard B Russell D Ga an old political ally put Johnson on notice that he will face an allout fight from South erners determined to try to fili buster the measure to death in the Senate Johnsons call for action on health care for the elderly fi nanced through Social Security will get the attention of the House Ways and Means Com mittee beginning Jan 20 But the cards presently are stacked the administration on this issue and 1964 approval is regarded as highly doubtful that fateful day He has hadi It was at a news conference to rest ski be with his in Portsmouth NH that Gold the Justice Department had ai quiet subdued manner He was noncommittal when asked about a recent As sociated Press survey which showed him second favorite rey of the vice presidential nomination He was more outgoing about recent reports that President Johnson has his eye on Kenne dys brotherinlaw Peace Corps Director Sargent Shriver tor the vice presidential slot Hes a very able figure Kennedy said of Shriver He turned in one of the outstanding jobs of President Kennedys ad ministration in directing the Peace Corps He would certainly be qualified for the job The senator described short range missiles as reliable weap ons but said the intercontinent al missiles arc not He touched on the missile complaining to be gaged in unilateral disarma ment SAME   

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