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FRIDAY, JULY 21, 1939 Here Are Few Matters Thai Should Not Be Lost Sight Of BY WII.US THORNTON NEA Sen-ice Staff Writer The Third Term question, as always. Is generating more he.ll than light. As a sort of political hot potato, It is; passed rapidly from !iari<i to lifind without much chance to study |t. There are many misunderstandings about this "tradition," and whether one regards It as a precedent will) virtually the I'orce of aw, on as. a' wobbly superstition depends largely on the circumstance. Washington, Jefferson, Jackson, Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, and Coolidge were all urged to run for a third term, and Woodrow Wilson, according to recent' revelations by Senator Carter Glass wanted to do so. Theodore Roosevelt is the only one who ever got so far as being on the ballot for a third term, am) this was not a third consecutive term, the Tafl regime -having intervened. NO LEGAL Will Roosevelt Make The Plunge jLYTHEyiLLB, '(ARK.y COURIER NEWS In the first place, it is not universally understood that this is not a constitutional question. r *ie Constitution sets no limit on the number of terms, a third, a fourth, a 20ih being equally permissible so tar as (he Constitution is con• cerned. This Issue was debated at some length as the constitutional convention, and the decision to place ho restriction on re-election was a deliberate one. Hamilton argued powerfully in the Federalist against any restriction on re-cleetlpn. But the third term tradition is usually .ascribed to the "unwritten constitution," beginning with Washington's refusal to 1 'run for a third term. This is shaky ground. Anyone who will trouble to read (he famous Farewell Address will see that Washington was almost apologetic about his determination to relinquish the office in which he had been so unhappy, seeming almost to beg the electorate to let him off, on the ground that everything was going so smoothly that he \vns no ; longer needed. The first real statement of th third ', term' objection on gener grounds is that of Jefterson, an It is 'biv''; JeflCTsori-' as 'tlieVphllo . sophical father imii^Tepubli'c-tha I. the "traditionalists" must rely. • I said, refusingvtoward- the "end L his'second term' reconsideration Jo a third. "This office, nominally fi years/, will in fact become for lift olid" history'shows: liow .easily tha degenerates Into.an .inheritance.' ,{.'Jefferson . desperately feared tl esUifalis!|i'neiit of a monarchy in tl United' States, and wrote to \Vasi- ing ton ;frbm France during tl convention; urging safeguard .against .continuation 'in office the president. -Though Jefferson too,'was anxious to leave the care of.the presidency, it is fair to sa that-his objections to a third ten were .; based on' genuinely philo soph'icar grounds nnd on the fea or. monarchy. GRANT WANTED A'TRIPLE • -A constitutional amendment ( put. this:Jeffersonian principal" Int tlie fundamental law was repeated ly proposed during the 20 years un til the time of Jackson, who advo cated a single term and no re election. There was some agitation for Jackson to run a third time but he was old and tired, and ha< Van Btiren ready to carry on hi policies. Not until Grant did i again become a serious Issue. Grant was, of course, a. militarj man, and the cry of "Cacsarism followed immediately on his sec otid election. He clearly wanted n third term, but was forced into - weasling statement that "I wouk not accept a renomination if ten dered, unless it should come under such circumstances as to make i nn imperative duty—circumstances not likely to occur." He didn't evei get the nomination In 1877 whei he returned to politics after t four-year interval. McKinley rejected third term talk, and Theodore Roosevelt, on being elected lo .a second term promised not to accept anothe nomination. But In 1912 he ran or the Progressive ticket. The "third term' issue was not clear because it would have been only his second elective tetm, since his first was lithe uncompleted part of McKin ^ ley's. In any case it would not have been the third consecutive term And the principal practical objection lo the third term j s Ulat lllc candidate is able to use the in- trenched party machinery which Is not the case if another administration has intervene*! COOMDGE DIDN'T "CHOOSE TO RUN" People incline to forget the strength of the movement for a third term for Calvin Coolidge. There was widespread support for this proposal, again complicated by the fact that Coolidge had not had two full tenns, having served the remainder of Harding's and one of his own. But Coolidge said, "I do not choose to run"—a phrase' not yet entirely clarified—and the ••-'•- held. Jackson President Roosevelt •drceswrs warn Franklin I). RnnwveH ot Hie CooUdre who are opposed to the potential third-termer anyway. More than 100 resolutions have been introduced in Congress in Eflorts to solidify the third term tradition into constitutional law, but-up to now it remains what it always lias been—cither an inconsequential political superstition or n bulwark of free government according to your point of view ind who's running. IE! TO OEflTI W1EEP5 1 T V- , ' ••. •••• ""iiifc" Lalce Opened For Victims Of Buerger's Disease OL.YMPIA, Wash. (UP)—In a BRUCE CATTON IN WASHINGTON political be far- MUST AGKICDI.TUKB wllhout saying that the vill be an Important issiu Jetton, n also goes will >S lhal up to now, i C. -... »v/ir,—in a taken' for granted tlmt.once" th Hospital of mod- strike begins it will spread to th hrll , h - • ~ ''" nid the sage- others of the "big four" packih; WalhinJT ? a!> Lake -' lhc stn 'e of houses-Swift, Cudahy, and V/il'sor Washington has opened its hospital I .Ail of tin's shapes up like' a -sc •for treating Buerger's disease, a' Hous and costly strike; but,on th unique experiment in (he treatment ' surface there seems to be no rea of one of mankind's most baffling .son to suppose it would.have a'irj ailments. . lnorc of „ political'' angle .'tliiin it. is Ihe only Institution-of its Inny other big costly strike Ihp TTnU^rl <3*fti— , seems likely to do—its iinrlications are apt to reaching. . The strike threat comes 'from cr 0*1 the c. I. o.'s Packing House Work- j n ' tuc el ers' Orgnnizirig Committee, wliich out savir claiins 18,000 members among the any rate directed 'Vt b Armour^mb'co'Sor, v ?H,r..,M" " gsrc S allo » of creature refusal to enter into collective'A liau™ Sif "'"'.f 10 ™ 11 hcor ' A .'ptwii-wlde packing hous strike would thrust the c I -o ci the, farmer's attention as neve . before. svill be closed down if the strikolii,I f f ' l , smncL , lc f l . l ' t . , was to coiiflrn lakes place, and it is more or les ,U""™ r '"„"' s ^"^'•"t 1»1» laken for granted tlint. out* (h '°" S _ 1 S cml >' """ »* C. I. o „ 'negotiations on mal basis. Threats are made that the prin- - ---- j >"^xiL.ii.juii -t,i IL kind. m- the United States and possibly the world, its experiments studying the neuro-vascular disease which eats away limbs of victims will be watched with interest by foremost scientists and medical authorities of tlie nation. The hcspilnl is under the super- i r vision of oiaf L. oisen, finance di rector. In direct charge „--_„„ N.KUI g(; V,lll {J(J Superintendent T. j. Fatherree a dcctor who spent more than six years with the Mayo clinic of Rochester, Minn. Buerger's disease is described in meS^ourS^ 9 ' S ^"^ m Beyond that, there is the fact ^cfeCiTrl hf^ aIntiytlML that ' in »«s strike, the sentiment uildCKS ule larPer nlr.nrt uncenic. ;,. ...r .\._ , -. . . . FARMERS WANTED However, the recent couraitloi of 1400 delegates of the Flicking House Workers' Organizing Committee in Chicago—which nuthoriz ed a strike call in the event'tha Armour continues to refuse to negotiate—look tlie unusual step o be passing a resolution stating that the-union is willing to leave with President Roosevelt the final decision whether negotiations shotilc take place. ro. ui ' , ssre, e senmen i B r 0<Xl Ve5scls in i of tlle fn ™' er would be an impor- t KS LUC 0 ^, vlwuv , yc&afJH III '01 tl tie arms and legs after paralyzing i a iit , ac tor tlic nerve ends. Gangrene sets in factor.' "- Its ravages spread and the hand Each side foot must be amputated. No Cure by Amputation This d:es not hall the spread, but merely removes the diseased flesh The creeping death continues up the arm or leg. More amputations are necessary. There is no known cure for it as yet. The disease is particularly preva- ent among World War veterans, although ether persons also are victims. Scmeone discovered Hint he bitter, alkaline waters of little ioap Lake, a short distance cast of Venachee, had a strange power to lalt the spread of the disease even f it did not cure it. Dozens of Buerger's disease vlc- ims have flocked to the lake in re- ent years and endured the agony ' bathing the stumps of their _ i and, arms in its biting waters nd mud baths. One of the purposes of the new 0-bed hospital built with the $85,00 apprcprlated by the 1937 legls- ature will be to study what there ~> in the cliemic.tl content of the 'nler that halts spread of the dls- ase. The hospital, named the Earl fcKay Memorial Research Hospi- nl, lias a total floor space or 234,000 Hbtc feet. It Is fully equipped with irgcry and operating rooms. While its facilities are free lo war etcrans, their wives or widows, thers may be treated there at a ost. At the same time it is treating he inmates, the hospital staff will induct Intensive research into the ti. i « nnd its treat- V. S. Service Interested The U. S. Public Health Service and the Mayo Clinic have shown pronOimcert In those The new supcrimemlem, ft the decisive the farmer's support; cadi side, ns a mutter of fact, has already begun to woo it. If the farmer can be sold the idea that tlie union woulti harm livestock prices by unduly Increasing the processor's costs, the packers will get an ally of incalculable value. On the other hand, if the union can get him to accept Ihe idea thnt farmer and packing house worker have mutual interests where the packer is concerned, the packers will lose an ally and the union will gain one. Which Is where the 1940 political-angle really begins to develop. There is strong feeling in the C. I. O. that this administration ought to lend a helping hand In this matter. Both President Roosevelt and Secretary of Agriculture Wallace, it is felt, could furnish invaluable propaganda by letting It be known |hat their sympathies were with the workers ralh- ... ^ijt,, uijj- JUJii i|| in partituiar, the. effect' nouW b uiiforltinalc both fbr the C : o and for an administration ' whici was pouiilnrly regarded as n clos friend of the O. I. o. If it had an opposite result f. course, the effect also would' In opposite. • .•'...• So (his strike, if It conies, won 1 be just another strike. One way oi another, it is apt to bring to n licatl the whole' involved' questioi ot organized labor, the farmer; • . . and the administration. Oscar Alexander Boasts Fine Crop of Apples Oscar Alexander, well known Half Moon fanner, has raised some apples this year which nre unusually fine. Many of them measure llVC. niches in circumference and nil taste delicious. Mr. Alexander has seven trees of the Stork's Delicious variety which are 15 years old. He also has pears, plums, cherries, strawberries. Young berries and black berries in his home orchard which covers one-hair nn acre. He also las 40 pecan trees which will bear In two more years. His apple crop is light this year because he didn't know thnt late freeze was coming and didn't smudge but lie had an unusually heavy crop last year. This is the third year Mr Alexander Iras farmed his 88 acres at Half Moon. Of this acreage he ins 15 acres in permanent pasture. Night Blind? Try Oranre LONDON (UP) — A remedy for night blindness, one of motoring's :reat menaces, which is caused by i lack of two vitamins, lias been discovered by Dr. c. P. Stewart of Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Tlie cinedy is orange. uate of the University of Mississippi, with advance degrees from Tnlanc, Minnesota and Iowa universities, Is author or several publications on gangrene. He spent nearly five years with the Mayo Clinic department ot medicine and a year and a half as first assistant consultant In the medical division. Hundreds of men from all over the United States have been com- l ns 5? ,' Ssap Lake the P ast few S' ca " to bath In its medicinal waters. Atony who ore expected lo seek relief will live In the small town ot u° ap ,, Vi? , and l)e treat «d at the hospital. Others will be in the hos- pilal at all times, Men who come to S:ap Lake probably are doomed to stay there tRe rest of their lives but to leave would mean death from' the disease. Comfort Plus Kconomy! Air Conditioned LiltJc Peabody Hotel Ml K. .Main In Btylhcvllle Rooms 75c or Weekly Raffs Home Like 5>cals 25c Quiet Slreugtli Elevates Him I,, Favor Of ., Public , «V JIII/roJOinONNEIl NfcA Vrvlw. Stan' Correspondent illy 20.-lf no truck with a mnn who thought England's desire for pence- wns a mnsk (or wobbling roivnidlcc So It \viis (hut Iho olher night iallnu electrified „» ,,,., lrl|ll ^ Ills, very strong siwd, („ w | l( S he plainly (old the Nnxls (Hat any limner attnek upon Hu- Imlmwn- dence of notions in Huroixs wjuld iW UrlliflH draw (he- sword The speech sent his stock up by bounds It rends well, but It sounded betlei' you have to visually* hi,,, .speaking.' He- Is six fed four Indies lull will) FACE THREE smile. Ills eyes arc ihow of""n broMlor mull llicy | llkl . „ , ( , g nl. who, decisive uctKm K 1>m i«l. Ills volcu l.s slroiie mid melodious liul It never In-cjiltti imo die sln-llj S3 mmllhtr in n mt| cl . I gives cmirtmsls to great - "" * .11111: mutism Ol ureat nrilnln can be overcome, |li« l«y party's choice may full iiiwii Edwrnd Wood, Third Viscount llnlirnx, wiiu in present Is Rjrelgu Secretary In u, c caWllc , ugl1 i ? 1C 1 ' 11 cnrecr of lean, cannot be mistaken for am tail Iron resolution .OKKA'll ltl:COHI) IN Wl'I.OM.USV llullfax belongs to that, .simil! class of British mlstomtcy wlilcl Chamberlain's Successor? ., .-...„, ,.,,,.„ ,,,, ••,,"••- " 'Hslilcl. In Uio 'I'"'* in 192. ,,e st.cecde,, !.„, ^"^ % «^.l ">e front In 10V he WHS mode Minister of Agriculture. In ius« | 1( . WR!i fully measured tip lo.imy crisis Tims In 1020 i,B .succeeded U™ Rending ns Viceroy of India In n period when MIC Indians were demanding .self-government, when "' "Bucunurc. Jn TO | 1( . WR! . Gandhi iv«s all-powerful nwl'whcn'• lmulc Viceroy or Indln, Ijc-lng crc- thcre were innnv /.nmii^K. >,„!. nlcd linron invlti. UIKIJI his return lo England. In 1932, ho "became -resident of Ilia Hoard of IJtUicn- Uon In (lie cabinet. He uicvcrdcd lo the Vlscounly tip;n Hie HCHII, ot Ills rntlter In 1(134. In 1935 he was Minister of Wnr In 1031 Lord President of Hie Council, lie becnmu itorclgn Secretary In 1038 when Antlioiiy Eden gave up llml post nfier dlsnurcc- jncnl* nboul policy wllh ciwmbor- Inlii. f S3inc people made the n.lslnkc of • drinking n strong mn1 , i mo been succeeded uj. a weak one . -••• i'" 11 «"i i in lilit| \VUUJI there were many conflicts between the Hindus nml Moslems. Lord !r» In, ns ] le ;i le ' n Wfta conducted h| s oiiicc not only with ceo! ability, but by his „„„,„„ qtinlllles, his mysticism ns well as Ills firmness, won the admiration of the people of India and the real IrlcmLshlp of Gandhi IIAUt'AX SPEECH THRILLS imiTAIN So agnln in recent Dines. As Foreign Secretary and rlahtlmiul itmii of premier Neville Chamberlain, Halifax by many was. thought Jo be too imtch of an «[i|icaser In his relations with Nnr.l Germain'. They did.not know their nmn. He is a great Cliristlan mystic like his father before him. Tlicrcforc he seeks peace and seeks to ensure it. .But when he bccnme.assured that the policy of Chamberlain and himself had been mistaken by Hitler for weakness and when Hitler spat upon his own platform of self- determination or peoples and submitted the Cueclis lo his rule Lord Halifax was nil through. He could -I hey forgot the record of Lord Halifax. Never in |)ls lire has he shirked 11 light W |, w , j t has been needed. Welcome Tlckcis 'J'n Drivers CIIICLEVILLK, O. <UtM-r-oilc<>- 'inc.n' tickets' ' nre hnmtliu; out motorists parked led , ' ...... ---.in i. ]'lllm:u vjj| downtown streets— but the tickets arc nol for trallic violations. H's Just a new way the olllclnls have Tunnel Work Begun' ' To Find Great Meteor BINGHAM, Utah (UP)-Not only me the laigest open cut copper mliiw In the ivoild located here but U Is believed that the World's Inigttil meteor fell here 30 years Vacationing near here several icar.s ago, Vernon Jcrtcolt, BIng- ham mlnei, learned from old timers 'n the region that they saw the missile Maa: a trail more than 300 (cut lonx and mcie than 20 feet Aide More It plunged into the solid rock hills. Several years ago n : professo'f frcm mi Eastern college abandoned attempts H unehrth the missile after'spending more than $2,000 In nlsgiildccl exploration work. Jclfcott, arriving heie recently .vlth all Hie necessary equipment or excavating the meteor, said udglng fi om the sl/e of the cut nadc he believed the missile exceeded In weight the 48-ton me- tecr, the world's largest. •Hoping lo recover the meteor In o»c, piece, Jcifcott sunk n 60-foot sliafl nnd Is tunneling Into the side of the hill ta conned wtlh the shaft. Meteors are, valued at from $ 1 to $5 a |x)i|hd as souvenir'and exhibition pieces. The air Is drier, after a th'iin- ilcr.sliower .tlinn before. "Buzz-Sting; -Itchf- & Uso ymir bead, and don't «»8 your fingernail.'* when mosijultoes iillo, ScralcbliiK may lead to Irritation nnd trouble. Such pesta. When thoy 1 bite—you Itch, then you scratch, often lirllato skin. Be ready to qulclcly relievo this discomfort, of non-nofsonoua Insect bites with, famous Mcxlc'tm' Heat I'owddr. Soothes—cools—relieves the. llclilnjr. Also for bnby'a heat rash. Is bringing comfort to thousands. 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