The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 13, 1950 · Page 15
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 15

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 13, 1950
Page 15
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THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 1950 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER -NEWS PAGE nrmw Th« Notion Today: Hoover and Hospital*— *. '' •,-• - ; ' '. ' ;. : " '-.' -'..,'"••• Hoover Hospita/ Plan Hard Hit by Legion (Editor's Not*: Thb I* the fourth ft five «torif* explaining the fifht ever 'thV Hoover' Comniisslon'i gropoul to lump the VA hospital « ' ogrim' In with other govern- ent hospital programs) • j>y_ J»mes Mariow. 0 WASHINGTON, AprU 13. (AP)— No one questions the power and energy of the American Legion. It claims 3.000,000,000 members, about 2,100,000 of them paid up. In Its ^Washington headquarters alone It' has a "staff of about ICO people. And It'has employes all around the country. So- it has a big machine to throw into any fight it starts. ...... It has started ana is leading a fight against the 'Hoover Commission's recommendation to lump all and Veterans Administration — in Army, Navy, Public Health Service the government's big hospitals— one new agency "to be called the United Medical Administration. Lesion Is Against This would tnKe the v.vs medlca' nnd hospital ' program away from VA. The Legion is against that. I wants VA to keep its own hospitals independent and separate from anj other government agency. In this tight it has the 'support o tliree other big veterans' groups the'Veterans of Foreign Wars; Dis ab'led American Veterans; and th Amvets. The Legion has called upon Its 11,351 pasts to get into the fight s that Congress won't approve an bilk ' to make the Hoover recom r^idalion a reality. ^|i a broadside to all Its posts the Legion sent out this word: "Make no mistake about this when' you are notified that thes bills have been submitted <ln Cor gress) contact your senators an Congressmen . . . and do it i such : a forceful manner that the will know you mean what you say "Challenge Hostile News' 'Make sure that every host! editorial or news Item printed In your.hometown,'newspaper is challenged and answered with the In- formation contained In this sheet. Talk with the editor and make sure he fully understands the Issue, . . . (some of the biggest newspapers have soundly slapped the Legion for the kind of campaign It's waging,) "The time for silk gloves is past. ow Is the time to take off the oves . . . use brass knucks If nec- ssary." , , In this broadside the Legion said te Hoover, plan would ."smash" nd "dismember" the VA as a knife in the backs of the men and •omen who have honorably serv- d their country." The Legion argues that the Hoo- er plan would tangle the veteran n red tape, deprive him of bcne- Its due, and cut down his chances if getting necled hospital care. When the commander of the Legion, peorge M. Craig, recently went before a Congresio'nal commit- ee considering a -bill to put VA lospltals under a new agency, he lad to answer for that broadside. )articularly the phrase about "brass mucks." Phrase Was "Unfortunate 1 , 1 Craig said he thought the phrase was "unfortunate" but denied^ the Legion was trying to exert nny po- itical pros-lire on Congressmen in :his Congressional election year. The Legion and Craig and the other veterans organizations were not alone in opposing' the Hoover plan. As early as last, summer, just a few months after the Hoover Commission made its recommendation, the head of the veterans administration, Carl N. Gray, Jr., had this to say: ' "I must strongly recommend against adoption of these recommendations . . . It is hi basic-conflict with the traditional policy of the government to accord to veterans, as a class, special consideration through one agency responsible for administering the various benefit programs." ' ' Eleven doctors, -all distinguished men, were on the staff of experts which studied the recommendation Chamber of Commerce Starts Hew System To Greet Visitors ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., April 13. (AP)—The tourist Is always right, Atlantic City citizens are being told. As far as the chamber of commerce 4s concerned, grumpy residents can Jolly well stay Indoors. A leaflet to be distributed In this resort and convention town says that "without visitors there would be no Atlantic city," and persons who "lack the Intelligence or the desire" to realize this "should avoid contact with our visitors." Evicted Sexton Dies of Heart Attack NEW YORK, April 13. W — Evicted from the rent-free npnrt- inent he had occupied during his ten years as Sexton of a synagogue, 67-year-old Simon Klein staged « loud and futile protest yesterday— and then died of a heart attack. "Never argue with a visitor," the leaflet says. "Adjust the matter at once to the visitor's satisfaction never be rude or fresh." •It also urges residents to say "Yes, Sir" Instead of "Yeah" to visitors. for the Hoover commission before it finally gave approval. Yet, other doctors have condemned- It. For, example, there wns Dr. Charles W. Mayo of the Mtiyo Clinic In Rochester, Minn, Dr. Mayo !s chairman of the Medical Advisory Board of the VA and is also vice chairman of the American Legion's Advisory Board. He told a Congressional committee, which is considering a bill to put the Hoover recommendation into law. that he was against it and he said the thought the result would be "inefficient." Check Artist Ends Spree in Prison CUSHING, okla., April 13. (/P)— A check-writing spree to obtain funds for a birthday celebration has landed Arthur S. Samney, 33, Springfield, Mo,, In the Oklahoma State penitentiary at McAlester. Samney pleaded guilty to charges of obtaining money on false pretenses and was sentenced by Coun ty Judge Wallace Dickey, Jr., The Missourlan told police he took 18 checks Irom the construction firm where he was employed and filled them out on a stolen check-writing machine for $84.50. He then 'made small purchases at nine stores, obtaining $G50 in change. He went to another store and was arrested. He told police he was "too broke on his birthday to do much celebrating." Klein n-as fired as Seirton J»st Feb. 3, and later was ordered to quit the apartment where hs • »nd his wife, Sarah, SO, lived. But he refused to move. Rabbi Edward U»s- man said the congregation had become dissatisfied with th« Sexton's work. The wife was praylnj in the apartment yesterday when the moving men arrived and started carry- Ing out the furnltue. . Klein picketed we building, charging the eviction was unfair. He pleaded with the moving men >nd bystanders. He ran up and down, shouting. And then h« col- merit. ! walk In ttw r»to M lapsed outside the door of the apmrt-1 The funutur* stood on Uw side-1 was ctrrtod »war. Our Telephone Number 4438 Shelton Motor Co. "Soy It With Flowers" Blytheville FLOWER MART Memphis HI way PlMo* MIS FISHING? We can furnish you with everything you need for'food fishing. Will buy any amount of roaches. DIXIELAND BAITERY 511 Chick. 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