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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 9, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                Johnsons Cabinet to change Heres how the betting goes By DAVID WISE New York Herald Tribune The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER f 194 UOc Paper o Pour Associated Preii Full No 240 News Service WASHINGTON The Cabinet that President Johnson has to day will be virtually unrecogniz able less than a year from now That is the best consensus available in the quadrennial Cabinet handicapping now in full swing in the capital President Johnson inherited his Cabinet from President John F Ken nedy he wanted to keep it in tact and he largely succeeded Following his overwhelming election the expectation was that there would be major Cabinet changes For the rec ord Johnson has asked all ten members to stay but the bet ting is that this will not happen In figuring out who stays and goes the handicappers gen erally use a form sheet At the momentit looks like this Dean Rusk The secretary of state will stay on for six months beyond that the predic tions get hazy Robert S McNamara As far back as a year ago the sec retary of defense was telling as sociates he did not want to re main on for another year as Pentagon chief That still stands besides experience shows that after four years at trition sets in and there are diminishing returns for any Cabinet officer He will stay for six or eight months as secretary of defense after that he may well move to another Cabinet or treasury for ex ample Douglas Dillon The treasury secretary definitely expects to leave by midApril or soon after He has spent half his adult life in government serv ice But after a year attending to his business and his health there might be pressure on him to come back into the Cabinet Anthony J Celebrezre The former Cleveland mayor will leave the Cabinet President Johnson is said to want his own choice for secretary of strengthened Department of Health Education and Welfare Nicholas De B Katzenbach The acting Attorney General would no doubt like to stay on permanently but Persident Johnson seems to be in the proc ess deciding whether or not to keep him Orville L Freeman A diffi cult job secretary of agricul ture and nobody is really popu lar in the slot Sometime in 1965 Freeman will go W Willard Wirtz Made a big hit with President Johnson when he took over a Presidential speechwriting team six weeks before the end of the campaign The speeches were coming too slow after Wirtz appeared the speeches came fast Wirtz will stay in the Cabinet Stewart L UdaH The secre tary of the interior wants very much to stay on and has been told he about a year Luther H Hodges The com merce secretary despite his ad vanced age is active vigorous and stands high in Johnsons personal estimation Neverthe less he is not expected to re To put Jenkins on stand GOP being torn apart in struggle Barry to meet with Ike Dick By WALTER MEARS NEW YORK AP Sen Barry Goldwater is ready to tell a Republican summit confer ence Wednesday he thinks the struggle over GOP leadership is tearing the beaten party apart That was the word from a source close to the defeated Re publican presidential nominee as Goldwater prepared to talk politics with former President Dwight D Eisenhower and former Vice President Richard M Nixon The conference was planned for 2 pm CST in a suite occu pied by Eisenhower in the Wal dorfAstoria Hotel There is no agenda said Republican National Chairman Dean Burch He is here to at tend at least part of the discus sions that will bring together the three men who have carried the Republican colors in the last four presidential elections This is a very informal con ference Burch said The embattled party man handpicked by water said he does not expect the Arizona senator will specifi cally ask Eisenhower and Nixon to back BurChs continued serv ice as GOP chairman The Republican National Committee Jan 2223 Sorry no delivery Hippopotamus goes to college By LARRY FRIEDMAN NEW YORK in the world are they going to do with it the citys purchase com missioner said when he discov ered that three Smith College girls had entered the high bid of for a surplus 4000pound hippopotamus A 10yearold hippopotamus is nothing to toss around lightly Commissioner Roger J Browne said Wednesday after the bids were opened He said the girls must prove they can take care of Betsy de scribed as less than friendly A good idea he said would be to donate the animal to a zoo The Smith girls said at the college at Northampton Mass ANN NANCY AND ELLEN L TO R BUY A HIPPO Photofnx that they entered the bid sort of out of pity for the unwanted hippo Browne said he must have a formal letter and a deposit be fore the bid can be considered The next high bid was A Smith College spokesman didnt look too kindly on the idea by Nancy Horner 20 of Worcester Mass Ann Long fellow 19 of Wayzata Minn and Ellen Emerson 19 of Con cord Mass The college is not prepared to handle a hippopotamus on campus the spokesman de clared in a neat understate ment Meanwhile Betsy the subject of the fuss rested in Brooklyns Prospect Park Zoo The head keeper there R Ellis said of Betsy Shed just as soon cat you as look at you The girls shuddered a hit when told of the hippos de meanor But Miss Longfellow said bravely Wo wanted a hippopotamus and if this is what a hippopota mus is like well take what comes Theres something else Ihe Smith trio must know about The hippo is not coming theyll have to go get her They will have to take her as is where she is the com missioner declared We dont deliver chair Gold meets in Chicago to decide whether main on the Johnson team through 1965 John A Gronouski He would like to stay and he campaigned avidly for President Johnson among PolishAmerican groups where it was feared the white backlash would be strong Nev ertheless Johnson is expected to replace him in what is tradi tionally a political plum office One word of caution No mat ter how good the form sheets ultimately everything depends on President Johnson He owns the trackand all the horses Rail strike is delayed CHICAGO UP A federal judge Wednesday headed off a railroad strike threatened for Tuesday by granting a manage ment plea for a 10day restrain ing order The effect of the verbal order by Judge Joseph Sam Perry of US District Court actually ex tends beyond 10 days He made it effective at 9 am Monday a which time he will begin hear ing evidence on managements request for a preliminary in junction Three unions of shop craf workers had called a strike for 6 am local time Tuesday Dec 15 a time when preChrislmas travel and shipping would bo heavy North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy Wednesday night warmer northeast lows in low 20s Partly cloudy and warmer Thursday highs 3V 3t Burch will retain his post A source close to Goldwater said the Republican nominee who lost in a landslide to Presi dent Johnson wanted to talk with Eisenhower and Nixon about the struggle now going on within the party The source said Goldwater woyld explain his views on the battle which pits his conserva tive followers against GOP moderates He will explain that as far as he is concerned this is tearing the party up the source said Eisenhower met twice with Gov William W Scranton of Pennsylvania at Gettysburg Pa Tuesday The talks were described as social with no political significance Burch fighting for his job said Monday he plans to take his case to the 132 committee members with a letter spelling out his ideas on the issues fac ing the party including leader ship He said he expects to send out is position statement Thurs day The GOP chairman has de lared both he and Goldwater an endorse a policy statement made last week by the 18 Re publican governors and gover norselect They urged the Na ional Committee to adopt eadership which clearly repre sents a broad view of Republi canism and practices a policy of nclusion rather than exclu sion Some governors including Velson A Rockefeller of New Pholofax KENNEDY WALKS AGAIN Sen Edward M Kennedy left takes a stroll with his father former Ambassador Joseph P Kennedy on an open porch at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston where the senator is recuperating from the broken back he suffered in a plane crash last June Sen Kennedy has been walking for the past six days York George Romney of Michi gan and Scranton said Burch does not fit that prescription for party leadership Burch Insisted he never fol owed a policy of exclusion in guiding the National Committee Burch got praise Tuesday from Sen Thruston B Morton limself a former national chair man for presenting a financial surplus at the end of the cam paign Russia reveals arms budget cut MOSCOW AP Premier Alexei N Kosygin announced Wednesday a cut of 500 million the So viet Unions military budget for 1965 and called on other major powers to follow suit Kosygin told the Supreme So viet the Soviet Unions rubber stamp parliament that the So viet cut and an expected reduc lion of military spending in the United States constitute a defi nite positive step toward reduc ing international tension He said the Soviet Union at taches great importance to the Wifebeating hubbys sentenced to church LORAIN Ohio UP Two husbands have been sentenced to church for beating their wives Mayor Marvin R Davis of nearby Amhersl sus pended of the fines and 10day jail sen tences for Dale Pritchetl 27 and Olen Kennedy 23 they attend church at least 45 weeks within a 52week period Both men were charged with assault and battery Acting in his role of mayors court judge Mayor i i I 1 1 t t Davis made one other condition peat the beatings that they dont re urther reduction of the military udgets of the big nations The new Soviet premier said he military budget next year vill total 128 billion rubles or 29 per cent of all government expenditures as against 145 per cent in 1964 The military budget in 1964 otaled 133 billion rubles and was 600 million rubles less than 1963 Western officials contend that much Soviet defense spend ng is disguised under nonmili tary items in the budget and some Western military analysts jeiieve total military spending this year is well over twice the budgeted figure The official value of the Soviet ruble is Kosygin spoke at the opening of the first Supreme Soviet ses sion since the ouster of Nikita Khrushchev on Oct 14 Although still a member of the Supreme Soviet Khru shchev did not appear for the session Kosygin reaffirmed Soviet devotion to Khrushchevs policy of peaceful coexistence and said We are in favor of the development of relations with the United States There have been some developments in that field although they have not been great Asks for assault on killers Cite strokes heart cancer WASHINGTON AP presidential commission callec Wednesday for an unprecedentec national assault on the thre greatestkillers of Americans heart disease cancer and cere bral strokes Among its major recom mendations is creation of a na tional network of 540 new treat ment and other centers The blueribbon group urged immediate implementation of its realistic battle plan say ing nearly billion in federal funds over five years would be needed as a starter A spokes man said considerable addition al funds and other aid from states and cities also would be required The 23 physicians editors businessmen and others said in their report to President John son that immediate results could be expected Up to several hundred thousand lives a year are now needlessly sacrificed because available knowledge is not properly utilized they said The commission was appoint ed last March by Johnson victim of a heart attack in 1955 to recommend steps to re duce the incidence of the three diseases from which he said twothirds of all Americans now living wouldsuffer or die unless something is done about it The commission also said it strongly endorses the conclu sions and recommendations of the Surgeon Generals Advisory Committee on Smoking and Health which termed cigarette smoking a hazard to health The commission called for a appropriation to the Public Health Service over a threeyear period for a com prehensive national program of education and public informa tion regarding the hazards of cigarette smoking including creation of a national network of smoking control clinics to i help people who wish to give up smoking Inside The Globe Ihotofnx GOOD DOGGIE Brian Sapia 3 of Kent Woodlands Calif gives a big bloodhound named Little One a friendly pat while cleaning up after a nine hour disappearance that distressed his mother busied the and kept 30 sher iffs deputies occupied for hours Older sister Dianne 8 accompanied Brian and both were found asleep by Little One under the front porch of their home an area that had been carefully searched hours earlier Suggests ethics code for all state employes DES M01NES at torney for the Iowa Legislative Interim Committee which in vestigated the Slate High way Commission recommended Wednesday the adoption of a general code of ethics for all state officials and employes Ned Willis of Perry special investigator for the committee said in his 29page report there was no evidence of improper conduct on the part of highway commissioners although the probe brought out that four o Ihe five members had some Business with road contractors The investigation stemmcc from the action of the commis sion in paving 14 miles of In terstate 80 west of Iowa City with asphalt after staff engi neers twice recommended port land concrete as cheaper Willis said it was an un fortunate coincidence t h a about the time the commission decided informally in the fall o 1963 to switch the type of pav ing that Commissioner Rober C Barry of Danbury sold 000 worth of trucks to an low asphalt paver Barry is an auto dealer who said that for years he has sold Society news 8910 Editorials Sports news North Iowa news Clear Lake news Latest markets hen the change was made on ic Interstate 80 project He said that on the 56mile trctch of the superhighway be ween Iowa City and Grinnell sphalt pavers got 22 per cent r worth of shoulder vork by subcontract from port and cement contractors Willis said that during the re cent hearings several commis sioners and Chief Engineer L M Clauson acknowledged that the probe uncovered a number of deficiencies which require correction And that the asphalt ETHICS Continued on Page 2 In the Baker probe Formerly an aide to LBJ WASHINGTON AP Tha Senate Rules Committee voted Wednesday to call former White House aide Walter Jenkins for questioning in the Bobby Baker investigation This was disclosed by Sen ohn Sherman Cooper RKy t the start of a public hearing ftcr a 4hour closeddoor dis ussion of the future course of ic Baker probe Jenkins a longtime aide to President J o h n s o n resigned uring the election campaign after disclosure that he twice lad been arrested on a morals charge Earlier in the Baker investi gation the Democratic majori y had voted down GOP motions to call Jenkins for questioning about testimony relating to the sale of advertising time on an Austin Tex television station owned by Johnsons family Don B Reynolds a local in surance agent has testified that he bought advertising time on the TV station even though he had no use for it after selling life insurance policies to John son before he became president Reynolds swore he bought the time at Jenkins request but Jenkins has said that he had no knowledge of the arrange mcnts for purchase of the ad vertising time Chairman B Everett Jordan DNC had told newsmen after the meeting that additional hearings will be held after the new Congress convenes in Jan uary but gave no details on the subject matter Cooper the only Republican committee member at the meet ing said that over his objec tions it was agreed that the party girl issue raised in the Baker probe required no further investigation Specifically Cooper referred to FBI files obtained by the committee on Mrs Ellen Ro mctsch a West German beauty who has been linked to Baker and who was spirited out of the country last year Cooper said one of five ma Cheer Funds goal o trucks to contractors The pav er was identified in the report as Clemens Smith of New jHampton who was campaign or QOV Harold Hugh 2627 es in 1962 smith bid on the In terstate 80 asphalt paving work Mason City news 3233but did not gct tne contract Comics34 Transit timetable 38 Barry a Democrat was ap Classified pages 3839 SAME pointed to the commission by Hughes Other members of the commission are Chair man Harry J Bradley of Des Moines and Everett L Shockey of Council Bluffs both Democrats and two Republicans Derby D Thompson of Burlington and John Falb Jr of Postvillc In his findings Attorney Will is said he found no justification for Ihe commissioners concern about wanting to keep the as phalt industry alive in Iowa NCE more its time for the GlobeGazettes annual Christmas appeal to the people of Mason City and surrounding area We are asking your help in the most rewarding of proj ects making this a happier holiday for those less fortunate than us You can participate in this endeavor by contributing to the Christmas Cheer Fund The goal will be the same as last year and a number of years before that I often am asked why we do not increase our goal said Miss Doris Bruce executive secretary of Family Service Inc which administers the Cheer Fund There may come a day when we will have to seek additiona funds But for now I know the dulls hoys and sirls business s school classes clubs lodges nel other organizations Families come to us in con iclcnce They know Ihcy will re lain anonymous Givers arc this is the most cffec ivc method qf helping Miss Jruce adcleri The good from the Cheer und actually lives on long aft r Christmas The emphasis is n the lioliclny of course but public appreciates the knowl edge that we are not asking fo more than what we can use properly Miss Bruce devotes mucl time to contacting families tha have had difficult going becaus of sickness unemployment emotional troubles and t h many ills of mankind raised in this annua effort comes from gcnerou jor items discussed at the com mittees closed meeting Wednes day morning was whether to call Jenkins He said it was de cided that he would be called Cooper said he was reluctant k make h i s statement about what happened in the closed meeting but felt he must do so to make clear his position on tha issues that were acted on Chairman B Everett Jordan DNC had told newsmen after the meeting that he would issue statement later setting forth the committees decisions In answer to a question he said he thought Cooper was happy with it The committee gave no im mediate word as to when Jen kins will be called or whether Lhe questioning of the former White House aide be public State Fair shows profit DES MOINES 1964 Iowa State Fair produced a profit of more than tha State Fair Board said Wedncs he aim is lasting solutions to day he difficulties The GlobeGazette is pleased o bo the vehicle for these good deeds on Christmas We are proud that never once in the 39 years of Ihe Cheer Funds exist ence has it failed to reach its goal No gift Is too large or too small They may be brought to the GlobeGazette office at 300 N Washington or mailed to the following Christmas Cheer GlobeGazette Box 271 Mason City Iowa 50402 Unless otherwise specified gifts will be listed each day with the name and amount Donors may use initial or re main anonymous with a desig nation such as A Friend   

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