Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana on July 12, 1964 · Page 50
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Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana · Page 50

Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Sunday, July 12, 1964
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Here's a quiz to test your knowledge of the top contenders—which one fears heights? Which one dated JFK's sister? Who reportedly won $10,000 at poker? through high school in her native Skowhegan, Me. Afterward, she did some teaching there. Q. Do all of them have law degrees? A. No, but Scranton, Nixon, and Lodge do. Q. Who is an expert poker player? A O A Nixon. He is said to have won about $10,000 from fellow servicemen during World War II. Who, if elected, would adopt a "hard-line policy" toward the Communists? Goldwater, who has said that as President he would threaten to break diplomatic ties with the Soviet Union and resign from the United Nations if Red China were admitted. Who likes jazz recur duf Rockefeller. Especially Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller. Did Nixon win the farm ci>te in 1960? Yes, he had a plurality of almost 600,000 votes in Iowa, the Dakotas, Kansas, and Nebraska. Who would like to make basic changes in the Social Security program ? A. Goldwater would like to put participation in Social Security on a personal, voluntary basis. He would also like to end farm subsidies and offer the Tennessee Valley Authority for sale to private enterprise. Q. Which Republican hopeful has held Federal jobs under two Democratic Presidents? A. Rockefeller, under Presidents Roosevelt and Truman. Q. Who set a record high with his state's sales tax? A. Scranton increased Pennsylvania's sale tax to 5 percent, highest in the nation. Q. Who resigned his Federal office to fight in World War II? A. Lodge quit the U. S. Senate, joined an American tank unit fighting in North Africa, and eventually won six battle stars. President Roosevelt called him home after he was nearly captured by the Germans. Q. Who, if elected President, would be accomplishing a feat unprecedented in 72 years? Family Widely / July 12, 1964 A. Nixon, who, like Grover Cleveland in 1892, would be elected Chief Executive after having been defeated in the previous Presidential race. O. Which Republican has served as a religious missionary and is a staunch supporter of his church — though his grandfather once ran afoul of the law against polygamy? A. Romney has served as a Mormon missionary in Great Britain. He doesn't smoke or drink and is known for giving 10 percent of his income to the church. When Congress outlawed polygamy in the 1880s, his grandfather— who had four wives—moved to Mexico. Q. Which Presidential hopeful suffers from acrophobia — fear of height. A. Rockefeller. Once, while hunting, he found himself on a 400- foot-high ledge, looked down, and "froze." It took him several minutes to begin backing away from the perilous drop. Q. Who is a member of the Society of Friends? A. Nixon is a Friend—or Quaker— as is former President Herbert Hoover. Q. Who used to be a journalist? A. Lodge, who worked as a newspaperman for about 10 years early in his career. <t» Whose mother was active in Republican polities? A. Scranton's mother was a G.O.P. national committeewoman for more than 20 years. Q. Which hopeful is the wealthiest? A. Rockefeller, whose fortune has been .estimated in excess of $200 million. Scranton's net worth is about |8 million. Goldwater also is considered to be in the millionaire category. Q. Who flies his own private plane? A. Goldwater, who holds the rank of major general in the U. S. Air Force Reserve. Q. Who would be the first President born in Connecticut? A. Scranton. He was born in Madison, Conn., on July 19, 1917. Family Weekly, July 12,

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