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BLIIHCVILLK (ARK.) COURIER Ta/t Has Always Been Republicans Leader -« By JAMES MAKI/OW ; .WASHINGTON l/fl — Ever since •'the Republican victory in November It has been taken pretty much for granted here that Sen. Taft could have the Job of Republi- ...can floor leader in the Senate for Hhe asking. He had been, In effect, the Republican Senate leader for years •anyway.' But the floor leadership In the next four years, when the ^Republicans are in the White J*House, will be one of the most Important Jobs In President Elsen- hower's -administration. *jThe Senate Republican leader will visit the White House regular: lj' for consultation, which Includes advice, on programs Eisenhower =\vants Congress to approve. When the discussion is over, it's up to 'the Senate leader to lead the Senate fight for what the President 'wants! | ^.:.But two weeks «go, more than a* month before the Republicans could take over, Taft exploded over Eisenhower's appointment of Martin P. DurVIn, a Democrat and labor union official, as secretary of labor. "Incredible," Taft said, denouncing it. This looked clearly like a break between the President-elect and •the senator. The Oluoan's flareup raised a question. Several, in fact. Could Eisenhower and Taft ever get along or, if this" squabble was smoothed over, would they split over something else later? Would It. b« better for Elsen- hower right at the start of the new Congress to have a showdown with Taft to see which of them the Senate Republicans would follow? Tafl Calmed Down Elsenhower said nothing about Taft's outburst, at least publicly. Taft seemed to calm down. And now Elsenhower has cleared the way for Taft to get the . floor leadership. Not directly. H« did It through lieutenants who announced Elsenhower would be happy to see Taft Ui the leadership. Almost Immediately Taft said he would seek the leadership, which Is by choice of the GOP. senators, not by presidential appointment. Until then Taft had been rather vague about what he Intended to do, as if waiting to see what Eisenhower would do, v , From a coldly political view, it would seem Eisenhower has everything to gain and nothing.. to lose by Ignoring Taft's leadership ambitions. | By not trying to block Tail, he has avoided,the possibility of bit- lerness and dissension right at the start of his administration. And. since Taft already has blown up once, he may be careful not to do it hastily again lest he appear iu the public eye as a man given to lerhper tantrums. . >AGE BLETM Woman, Facing Death from Hodgkins Disease, Is Expecting Child Soon • .'•••LOS'ANGELES W— A Los An- _;geles mother has decorated ' t h e i^lree and plans to spend a merry Christmas Day with her husband and three young sons. Then she'll 'go to the hospital for delivery of • the fourth baby that may bring en end to' her life. p.. "Death is the least, of my worries," smiles Mrs. Jean Garrett, 27. , v "If I can have my baby. I'll die i happy..I'm going to try again this' NChristmas to . fotget my troubles and make it a happy time for everyone." - For the young mother has known for more than a year that she.suf- .-fcrs from an incurable lymphatic -ailment, known as Hodgkins' disease. »;• After the birth of her thjrd child. -.Raleigh, 18. months, doctors told -her she probably wouldn't live through Christmas. 1051. = "As you can see, the doctors -were wrong. The prayers, and the •faith of those I love -- my husband, my children, my mother, my, friends and a thousand' strangers — kept me alive." Mrs. Garretfs fourth . child will be delivered by Caesarean section. Medical authorities say chances, of a normal baby are , good, even though they arc taking it a month premature. But they fear Mrs. Garrett won't survive the effects of the surgery, as the pregnancy has reduced her resistance. They say she would have as little chance of surviving a normal delivery, aifd by Caesarean they may save the baby. '•Tills time they may be right," says the mother. The ailment from which she suffers is a cancerous condition of the lymph, glands, similar to leukemia, commonly known as cancer of the blood. Louisiana Judge Plons Retirement- SHREVEI-ORT. La. UPJ' — U. S. District Judge Benjamin Cornwcll Dawkins of the western district of Louisiana will retire/shortly after the Eisenhower administration takes office in Washington, Jan 20. Judge 'Dawkins announced" Sunday his retirement will be effective next May 17. the 29th anniversary of his taking the oath of office as a federal Jud^e. The 71-year-old Judge completed on Dec. 9, 43 years of judicial service on the state District Court, the state Supreme Court and the Federal District Court,- BLESSINGS FOR NINE LIVES—Msgr. Touz*. Auxiliary Bishop of Paris, blesses a reluctant lion cub, during ceremonies marking the 100th anniversary of the first performance of Paris' renowned "Winter Circus," the first performance of which was held lor Napoleon III. Msj»r. Touze celebrated Mass in the circus ring, in commemoration of Winter Circus performers who have died through the years: Christine Signs Commercial Pact COPENHAGEN. Denmark ISf> '— \ Christine Jorgensen, 26, Ihe man j turned woman, says she has signed ! "a big commercial contract." j She gave no details, but promised an announcement soon that "will be a big surprise for everybody." i Santo, Wife Visit Child Near Death WALTON. N. y. <<ri_Gravely 111 Harry Cook, yesterday had a 3-year- old's memories ot a visit from Santa Claus and Mrs. Clam. Santa and his wife cnme lo Delaware Valley Hospital Sunday. The boy's plteht had attracted widespread attention after the hospital had Issued a call for watermelon Juice In the hope It might save his life." • Harry Is suffering from nephrosis, a kidney disease. The Home Ice Co., of Uttle Rock, Ark., is shipping a gallon of the precious Juice everv other rtny by commercial airliner to (he hoepital. The company set up a watermelon )«lce bank several years ago for just such medical emergencies. Santa brought an Indian outfit complete with war bonnet, candy and toys. It was Harry's second Christmas party in three days. The hospital statt gave him a puny Friday; The child is drinking the watermelon J'.iice regularly. Hospital officials said yesterday there had been no change In his condition. Read Courier News Classified Ads IWOl 1200 U. S. TOBACCO PRODUCTS 1920 1930 1940 1950 1952 Output of clgarets in 1052 will exceed that of any other year by reaching 1220 million pounds, and is expected lo continue at a record level in 1053. Above Newschart compares output of various tobacco products in the U. S. from 1920 to (he present. Cigar output this year will be higher than in 1»51 and is expected lo rise a little in 1953, Smoking and chewing tobacco as well as snuff will continue to decline in 1353 Department of Agriculture experts say proportion of tobacco going into products other than cigarcts will continue to decline while cigarets continue lo gain 'Like Getting Married Again' DiSalle Says WASHINGTON W) — Michael V. DiSalle, returning to the government as economic stabilisation administrator, likened his swearing- in yesterday to getting married for the third time. "The original anticipation «ems to be done." DiSzlte wisecracked to some 120 officials who saw the oath administered by Mobilization Director Henry H. Fowler in President Truman's news conference room. "But speaking most Mrlouily," the former OPS director went on. "If I didn't believe there was a Job to be done here I wouldn't be here. "If we should demobilize now. the rise in the cost of living might be slow but It would be sure. The inevitable result would be a further devaluation of the dollar. "Disalle urged his audience, mostly executives of the price, wag* and rent agencies he will direct, to "go out and work overtime. If necessary, to do the kind of Job that has to be done." An average of $35,000.000 In new currency is • printed every day In Ihe United States. WARNING ORDER In (he Chancery Court, Chieka- saivba District, Mississippi County. Arkansas. George w. Beene. Pltf. ' vs. No. 12,214 Ollie.Mae.Beene. Oft. The defendant. Ollie Mae Beene is hereby warned to appear within thirty days In th court named* in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff. George W. Beene. Dated this 8th day of December. 1952. Harvey Morris, Cleric . By Cherry Sue Barnes, D.C. Guy Walls, atty. for pltf. ES B. Cook, atty. art litem. FEDERAL LAND BANK FARM LOANS NO EXPENSE— Pay part nr nil at t any time • National Farm Loan Association Joe Martin. Secy-Treas. I'll. 3352 Mnn & Thursday Oscsola. rli. 388. 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