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Friday, December 30, 1966
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THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER Friday, December 30, 1968 : No Politics! ; New Ike-Nixon ; Team Debuts !NEW YORK (UP!) A new E 4 s e n h o wer-Nixon team made its debut Thursday night. David Elsenhower, 18-year-old grandson of former President Dwight D. Elsenhower, escorted Julie Nixon, 17-year-old daughter of former Vice President Richard M. Nixon, as she made her bow to society at the 12th annual International Debutante Ball at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Miss Nixon, representing the United States, led 56 other debutantes representing 12 nations and 18 states In making their curtsies to more than 1200 guests. She and Mr. Elsenhower have been friends since childhood in Washington and have dated occasionally. In addition to her date, each girl had an honorary flag-bearing escort from West Point, Annapolis or the U. S. Air Force Academy in Colorado. Following the formal presentation, Miss Nixon and Mr. Eisenhower began the dancing. - .. - ... .... V)n1-Milfft,a:!,M LB J Self-Ef facing In Demands Of Kennedys ADVERTISEMENT HOW TO GET MORE OUT OF LIFE & jfSJ' fc Steiger hidden fears and personal frustrations can block your enjoyment of even the small things in life. Read how to recapture The Joy of the Here-and-Now. Just one of 41 articles and features in the January Reader's Digest Get your copy today. READER'S DIGEST Hope, Troupe Play For War Wounded MANILA ub American comic Bob Hope and his traveling troupe gave a "cheer-up" performance Thursday for 280 Vietnam war wounded at Clark Air Base, north of Manila. There were more than 16,000 other U. S. servicemen and their families in the open air audience. But Hope and the troupe played almost entirely to the wounded men, some in wheel chairs, one In his hospital bed and many walking wounded in blue and white hospital clothing sitting in the front rows. "We came here mainly for these wounded boys," Hope said after the show. They really deserve the best. We've seen a little of how tough things are over there it almost makes you cry to see these young boys in their wheel chairs." After the two-hour show, which was filmed for television, Hope toured the wards of the Claris evacuation hospital where Vietnam wounded are flown daily from the battlefront. He chatted and Joked with 40 men who were too ill to be taken outside to watch the performance. Hope and his troupe which includes Vic Damone, Anita Bryant, Joey Heatherton, Phyllis Dilier, Les Brown and his band of renown and the current Miss World, Reita Far ia then flew to Guam for a one-performance stop. Rod Steiger 'Exhausted? NEW YORK UP) Actor Rod Steiger is under treatment for exhaustion and will not be able to appear in "Galileo" with the New York Repertory Theater of Lincoln i Center. -$. I A Joint statement issued by the acting company and Steiger said he . ."n X H fesslonal activities, at least through the scheduled rehearsal and performance period of the production. Company officials said rehearsals of "Galileo" are still scheduled for February 21 for an April 13 opening. WASHINGTON (UPI) In the days following John F. Kennedy's assassination, President Johnson acceded to many "unusual demands" by the Kennedy family, a news magazine reported Thursday. U. S. News & World Report, In a copyrighted article, said President Johnson went along with every request made by Mrs. John F. Kennedy in the weeks following the tragedy. The report described the Kennedy family - commissioned book, 'The Death of a President" by William Manchester, as "an outward manifestation of a deep, bitter and continuing vendetta that has been going on between warring factions of the Democratic party ever since that fateful day in Dallas." THE MAGAZINE said President Johnson was "indignant" over rumors arising from the Manchester manuscript, "feeling that he has no recourse, no proper forum, no legitimate way to set the record straight In connection with derogatory reports that have gained wide credence.".. The Kennedy family has taken legal action to block publication of certain passages, but "President Johnson and his friends have never accepted for a minute the Idea that the Kennedys have 'lost control' of the Manchester manuscript," U. S. News & World Report said. CITING INSTANCES Of President Johnson going out of his way to make the days after the assassination easier for Mrs. Kennedy, the magazine said: Mrs. Kennedy remained in the White House for 14 days after President Kennedy's death. In contrast, when President Franklin D. Roosevelt died In 1945, Eleanor Roosevelt moved out the next day. President Johnson carried out Mrs. Kennedy's request that a White House kindergarten set up for her children be continued until the school term ended in late December. Incidents From 'The Book9 Are Revealed t hieen Mother Home LONDON up Queen Mother Elizabeth returned to her Clarence House home Thursday, recovering from an abdominal operation December 10 at London's King Edward VII Hospital. A bulletin signed by four doctors said the 66-year-old queen mother had made "an uninterrupted recovery" from surgery to relieve a partial abdominal obstruction. NEW YORK m Mrs. John F. Kennedy wrote Premier Nlklta Khrushchev before she left the White House that he and President Kennedy, although adversaries, were allied In a determination that the world would not be blown up. Mrs. Kennedy said she was certain that President Johnson would continue her husband's policy, which she termed one of control and restraint. A spokesman for the Kennedy family confirmed Thursday that the letter will be in the Look Magazine serialization of William Manchester's book, "The Death of a President." The spokesman was asked about the letter after a person who had read the manuscript related details of K to the Associated Press. Mr. Manchester also says In the serialization, according to a person who has read it: He agrees with the theory of th Warren Commission, which Investigated the assassination, that Gov. John Conally of Texas, who was riding with Mr. Kennedy In the Dallas motorcade November 23 1963. was hit by the same bullet that went through Mr. Kennedy's body. Mr. Conally has expressed the opinion that he and Mr. Kennedy were hit by different bullets. Newsman Charles Bartlett told Do fense Secretary Robert S. McNamara he had heard from President Kennedy thai Mr. McNamara was to be secretary of state in the second term. Mr. Bartlett said Thursday he did not care to comment (Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., a former adviser to President Kennedy, wrote recently that Mr. Kennedy had decided In 1963 to replace Dean Rusk as secretary of state after the 1984 election.) That once Mr. Rusk had left, Robert F. Kennedy, then attorney general, would ask to be assistant secretary for Inter-American Affairs. Mr. Kennedy was taking French lessons, determined that when he met President Charles de Gaulle he would not only speak to him in his own language but negotiate in it President Kennedy's Bible, used by Federal Judge Sarah Hughes wben she administered the oath to Lyndon B. Johnson, the new President, Is missing. A man whom Judge Hughes did not know, but whom she thought a security official, asked for It and disappeared. Some officials, wondering where they could find the text of the oath for the swearing in ceremony, forgot that it is in the Constitution. Mr. Schlesinger asked Democratic National Chairman John Bailey if It were possible to deny the presidential nomination in 1968 to Mr. Johnson. Mr. Bailey said the result would be to lose the election. Meanwhile, a source close to the Kennedy family said that Mrs. Kennedy had written a letter to President Johnson after the assassination in which she expressed "appreciation for the considerate behavior he showed her." Washington 'Contempt' Threat Leveled At Powell's 'Absent' Wife Subscribe To The Enquirer President Johnson agreed to allow the east room of the White House-where the late President's body had lain to remain idle and draped in black for 30 days, even though it meant postponing a Christmas party for underprivileged children. President Johnson at Mrs. Kennedy's request renamed Cape Canaveral for the late President despite objections by the City of Cape Canaveral and the Chamber of Commerce of the City of Cocoa, Fla. The magazine also said Mr. Johnson agreed to grant three favors requested by Robert Kennedy when he resigned as attorney general. IT SAID President Johnson agreed to appoint Mr. Kennedy's deputy, Nicholas Deb. Katzenbach, as attorney general; to appoint Boston Judge Francis X. Morrissey to the Federal bench; and to pardon former Rep. Frank W. Boykin, (D., Ala.) who had been convicted in a conflict of Interest case. 'iD IMDifiESTiOH! fill M THE UTTLi GnEEN ROil : SECOND MORTGAGE LOANS .2 0 lmftrav-4 Proirtv Your Ptbti 0h ' ' " Uv.fc-ii Monthly p.vm.nt-tl f 60 Month. Tt Stpiy 5 ' BUYERS MORTGAGE CO. ; 123 E. Sixth St. 381.7331-: ' 4 ADEN iiouse VTS? fa J --- --www-- a; l-'t. - a ...... r. n - V.JJ,V "We're Glad to See You" pTNO COVER CHARGE, NO MINIMUM fKON-TIKI RESTAURANT YEATMAN'S COVE L JJ-. GIBSON GIRU LOUNGE tL U .4 Gen'l Mgr. 7ti v tf 5lIERATONIJiSON ml celebrate with a . . . a; Ml DUE TO ANNUAL WE WILL BE CLOSED SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31 II if rf4'mn 2609 CENTRAL PARKWAY Between Mohawk and Findlay 381-3200 WASHINGTON (UPD Rep. Adam Clayton Powell's secretary-wife failed again Thursday to appear under subpoena before House Investigators. Their chairman threatened to try to have her fired and perhaps cited for contempt of Congress. "It looks to me like a big stall," said Rep. Wayne Hays (D., Ohio), chairman of a House subcommittee looking into charges of payroll and travel voucher Irregularities involving the Harlem Democrat. "If she does not appear tomorrow (Friday), I will recommend that the clerk of the House be directed to take her off the payroll," Mr. Hays said. Mrs. Tvette Powell who resides in Puerto Rico, receives $30,578 a year as her husband's secretary. She had missed a previously scheduled appearance before the subcommittee December 20, contending she was unable to leave her 4-year-old son un-cared for. The Hays group then postponed her testimony until Thursday and arranged for air travel and reimbursement for the trip to Washington. Mr. Hays said Mrs. Powell had asked to appear January 5, but she was refused because the subcommittee's investigating authority expires January 3. Her lawyers had said she could not appear Thursday but was "willing to co-operate" at a later date. IF SHE fails to obey the subpoena, Mr. Hays said, he might suggest that the House Administration Committee ask the House to cite Mrs. Powell for contempt of Congress. Conviction carries a maximum penalty of one year in prison and a $1000 fine. The full committee will meet January 3 to consider the subcommittee's recommendations on Mr. Powell, who now is vacationing on Btminl in the Bahama's with another secretary, Conine Huff. In another development. Rep. Lionel Van Deerlin (D., Calif.) denied published reports that he had modified his efforts to unseat Mr. Powell. "Nothing has changed," Mr. Van Deerlin said in a statement. NEW YEAR'S CENTERPIECE Hi (Spy' wT - S l --:h(Mhity.&sBtw-.. We May Owe All Life OnEarth To TheMoon WASHINGTON (UPD It may be that all of us plants, animals, people owe our existence to the moon. This possibility was raised Thursday In a paper given by Dr. S. Fred Singer, University of Miami, at the 133rd annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Working backward In time, Doctor Singer concluded that the moon may once have been an Independent body, formed about the same time as the Earth and other planets some 4.7 billion years ago. Three to four billion years ago it came close enough to be captured by the earth's gravitational field. It approached within 12,000 miles of the earth. Giant tides were raised in both the moon's and the earth's solid matter. A "push-pull" or pumping tidal effect was produced. The consequences to the moon were catastrophic. Great masses of matter were torn off during times of close approach. Then as the satellite moved away, these masses crashed back into its surface. The effect of the moon's close approach on the earth also was violent Tidal friction caused extreme heating. Suddenly there was Intense volcanlo activity, which rapidly released to the surface such gases as water vapor, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen. This, Doctor Singer suggested, may have been the origin of the primitive atmosphere and of the great oceans in which life is assumed to have been born. Dr. Donald M. Mensel of the Harvard College Observatory and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Laboratory at Cambridge, Mass., said he believed there was "a real possibility" that men in the next 15 to 20 years would "establish self-supporting" exploration bases on the moon. 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