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Gov. Egan Says Voters Would
Prater "Eganomics to Kay-os"
JUNEAU un — Gov. Wm. Egan
yesterday brushed aside questions
about his running battle with
State Democratic Chairman Wen
dell Kay over state finances with
the comment:
“I think the voters would prefer
'Eganomics* to ‘Kay-os.***
Kay bad said Wednesday that
in administering state finances,
the Governor was practicing
"Eganomics” instead of economics.
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I Our New Year’s wish is
I that we may continue to
| merit the goodwill ol our
! friends who have been so
loyal to us in the past.
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Trading Post
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U.S. to Export
Radioactive Steroids
To Soviet Union
WASHINGTON UV-The Atomic j
Energy Commission has approved
the export to the Soviet Union of
a small quantity of radioactive
steroids for use in medical re
search.
Steroids are a group of chemi
cals which include such com
pounds as cholesterol, the sex
hormones and cortisone. Those in
in the approved shipment, the
AEC said Wednesday, are made
radioactive with carbon-14. This
will permit the movement of the
compounds to be traced through
the bodies of experimental ani
mals. The substances are used In
studies of metabolism.
The export license was granted
to the Worcester Foundation for
experimental toilology at Shrews
bury, Mass. The materials in
volving 60 microcuries of cartoon
14, will be shipped to Dr. Nicolai
Yudaev of the USSR Academy of
Medical Sciences in Moscow.
The AEC emphasized that the
material to be exported has no
military value.
BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
Tuesday. Jan. 2 — ANB vs.
High School, 7:30 pm.
ACS vs. Jaycees, 9:00 pm.
Friday, Jan. 5 — Jaycees vs.
Polar, 7:30 pm.
ANB vs. Merchants, 9:00 p.m.
Hated Communist Regime
BERLIN UP* — An East German
court has sentenced a 50-year
old farm worker to death for set
ting fire to two barns on a col
lective farm because he hated the
Communist regime.
Alaska Day at C21
Set For July 7
JUNEAU W> — An afternoon
entertainment program saluting
Alaska in the Century 21 Expo
| sition Stadium will highlight
Alaska Day at the Seattle show
July 7, Gov. Wm. Egan said yes
terday.
Egan, Mrs. Egan and their son,
Dennis, will be special guests dur
ing the day, which will also fea
ture a dedication program in the
show’s plaza of states.
The Governor will be guest of
honor at a state dinner July 7
to be hosted by Washington’s Gov.
Albert Rosellini and the World’s
Fair Commission.
Immigration Building
Searched For Bomb
WASHINGTON M — The Im
migration and Naturalization
Service Building in downtown
Washington was evacuated yes
terday because of a bomb threat.
A Justice Department spokes
man said police were told the
threat was received by telephone
by a man speaking with a Spanish
accent.
After the building was emptied
of 400 to 500 persons, police
searched'it for an hour but found
no trace of a bomb.
An FBI official said local po
lice relayed word that the caller
sakl he was angry “because you
will not admit my brother.”
$45 Million in OJ. Surplus
Foodstuffs Sold to Yugoslavia
BELGRADE iffl — The United
States signed an agreement yes
terday to sell Yugoslavia $45 mil
lion worth of surplus foodstuffs
on long-term credit.
The United States will ship 500,
000 tons of wheat and 30,000 tons
of edible oil to Yugoslavia.
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JFK’s First Year
In White House
Is “Mild”
By James Marlow
Associated Press News Analyst
WASHINGTON UD — The big
gest difference in the first White
House year of .Presidents Ken
nedy and Eisenhower was in the
kind of world inherited.
Eisenhower’s first year had
more day-to-day headaches; Ken
nedy’s a more frightening core of
danger.
At home Eisenhower had to
contend with Sen. Joseph Mc
Carthy and, overseas, with the
Korean War. As a result of both
the country was frustrated, tom
apart, full of suspicion.
That whole year was a badly
troubled one for the new Presi
dent.
Kennedy, in his first year, has
had comparatively a mild time
of it at home. The extreme right
wingers were his only McCarthy
like problem. And so far they’ve
been just a petty annoyance.
But overseas, while he had no
Korean War to settle, he had to i
face a situation far more subtly
perilous than Eisenhower " en
countered.
When the latter became Presi
dent in 1953 the United States,
with its hydrogen bomb, was still
the most powerful nation. The
Russians made trouble but not
encugh to risk a war.
They didn’t have their first
hydrogen blast until August, 1953.
By ttie time Kennedy moved in
this year, they not only had
hydrogen bombs but the missiles
to deliver them.
Thus the whole American-Rus
sian relationship was different for
Kennedy. War, death and anni
hilation qow had. an immediacy
only, imagined whem Eisenhower
took vover the White House.
Eisenhbwer even got a% tempor
ary relief from Russian pressure—
with Stalin’s death in March,
1963—when the Kremlin leaders,
became more concerned with
themselves than with the Ameri
can President.
It was the opposite for Ken
nedy, as a result of Stalin’s death.
By the tjme lie took office Pre
mier Khrushchev ..ipas the, ,new,
unchallenged, and extremely self
Thjere was another difference,
too.; " \ f
The ©lfUfashioned Stalin, while
he lived, relied mofe on muscle
than he did pp propaganda or
persuasiveness. Ha pushed only
where he thought he had a quick
chance for^Un, ag in Korea and
the BerUnbl«*nkade.
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Kennedy to Seek
$100 Million lot
U.N.’s Congo Operations
WASHINGTON <m — President
Kennedy will ask Congress for
$100 million to buy United Na
tions bonds to help pay for the
U.N.’s Congo operations.
In announcing this Thursday,
Harlon Cleveland, Assistant Sec
retary of State for International
Organization Affairs, acknow
ledged that he expects the re
quest will stir debate. Same lead
ing legislators have been critical
of the U.N. Congo action.
But it is in the national interest
of the United States to help bail
the U.N. out of it financial woes,
Cleveland said, adding:
“Congressional approval of this
proposal will frustrate the Soviet
attempt to starve ihe United Na
tions into submission, and will
preserve the UjN. for its vital
executive role in international
politics.”
So the heat from Communism
was limited for Eisenhower. It*
real effort at the time, aside from '
the fighting against the French
in Indo-China, was concentrated
in Korea.
The more imaginative Khrush
chev, able to feel more confident
than Stalin because of his bombs
and missiles, is poking at Ken
nedy around the world with pro
paganda, trade, aid, militant local
Communists.
Through all this both Kenpedy
and Eisenhower have exhibited
one trait in common: A well
controlled restraint, a non-belli
gerency, in dealing with their
adversaries.
Thus, instead of starting fires
or adding to them through emo
tion, lack of self-discipline or im
maturity, they have tried to keep
the ones created for them under
c9ntrol.
Of the two men Kennedy seems
more the master in his own house.
The outstanding example is in the
conduct of foreign affairs.
Kennedy does the important
talking for his administration on
foreign policy. His Secretary of
State Dean Rusk, acts as his tech
nician. and adviser but says little.
Whiles Eisenhower personally
restrained in foreign affairs, he
let his secretary, John Foster
Dulles, do ,sPch belligerent and
flambpyant talking that the ad
ministration seemed to have two
voices.
For Eisenhower his first year
turned out to be just a compara
tively mild forerunner of much
worse to come in the years ahead.
Kennedy probably has no illusions
it will be any different for him.
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