The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 17, 1951 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 17, 1951
Page 8
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PAGE TTVELVE BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 19B1 Public Official's Etkics Are Higher Than Businessman's, Report Says WASHINGTON* Oct. 17. (ff*!—A Senate subcommittee declared today that some administrative officials End Congress members have failed to "comply with decent £l«ndnni5 of conduct" in running LhtMr offices and in political campaign*. It did not name any. In culling (or tougher bribery la\vs and n strict code of official conduct, however, it said the ethical standards of public officials are "probably higher than those prevailing in business and other walks of life." "The clever man who mnj^ a 'fast buck' gets a certain amount of acclaim, provided he makes enough of them." the report by a subcommittee on ethics said. "The political trickster frequently can claim his rewards—if he wins. There is tolerance in American life for unscrupulous methods which bring immediate rewards, even though those methods, if they should become universal, \voulrj destroy the very society in which they are tolerated." Douglas Headed Group The report, written under direction of Senator Douglas (D-lll). the subcommittee chairman, urged Americans to beware of conditions described by thi5 old English quatrain it quoted: 'The law locks up both man and R'oman "Who steals the goose Irom off the common, "But lets the greater rellon loose "Who steals the common from the goose," The subcommittee denoucctt what It termed "the growth of influence peddling" In Washington find suggested as one possible cause: "The exodus of higher civil servants and official. 1 ; Irom the Kovcrn- menl while the political party undfir which they have worked for many years continues In charge of the administration." The report was sJpnod bv the full subcommittee, Douglas nnt! Senator* Neoly <l>w Va», Hum- phrry iD-Minn). Aiketi <R-Vti and Morse (R-Ore». Atken filed a «law- ment o[ "n drill Ion a 1 view. 1 .'" declaring "laws alone will never improve the ethical and moral eiand- ards In government.'* 'Kesull of One Party 1 'The present state of affairs Is Jhp inevitable result of nite parry I being in of lice ttio lonp," Ai' wrote, HR urged the e le rtoraIP I° follow the adnyc that, "a ncsv broom sweeps clean." In a prior rcjsort the subcommittee had approved a bill to creafp a commission of 15 dJstinEimliPd citi?ens from government mid prt- Douglafi announce/3 that bills covering the first t h r e *» points would be introduced shortly, and that he would prc.^ fnr Senate Approval o/ the ethics cttmim^ion bill, The report denounced wli;it it termed "a tendency" ainonn ran- dulates (or political offirr- (o ' dr,- repard the truth, and qursUntied •A'hcther the system of rainpaiKu fund raiFiiiff IB a throat, t/j tho independence of elected officials. Congrrsi DIsnisM-d For Congress itself, the pinup urged consideration o[ thP-M* stfips; j 1. Kafe^uards aRainsi arm." 1 of thp jinummity from slander or lihd wits jfnjoypd by Senate and R™r : c niPin- hers for arcusations vnirrd in their dcbat-os anr] speeches in (,'nni:rf:-s. 2. Permitting persons a wailed In a Congressional speech the ri^ht to reply with the same mirmmily. 'Hie new report endorsed this idea but proposed also: 1. A stopgap ethics rode rallins for .summary di^niiFsal of any federal nffjcial wiio denls In anfJuejire or engages in shady though leyal practices. Income Rc(v»rl 2. A law requiring Congress members and all federal officials earning S10,000 a year or more to make public disclosure of amounts and sources of their Income, president Truman recently mude a similar proposal which was received by Congress with extreme coolness. 3. An "obviously needed" lightening of (he laws against giving and taking hrlbes, \. Creation of a citizens organization to serve as a watchdog over r-ru-ernmenl In general. cond , 1( .,. nol 4. A curb on the lurin? nf iriai.i at public expense to work in lawmakers' offices, Honked Horn Because Police Were Flirting, Actress Tells Judge VAN NUY5, Calif.. Oct. 17. fAP> —Two policemen were trying to flirt \vith her, sale! actress Jfirque- line Blanchard, EH .she started blowing her <imo horn in self pro- lerLLon. The court fined her $20 yesterday, however, after the officers testified she was honking to pass, a car mid was exceeding the speed Hmll. IN THE COOL, COOL f COOL OF A MILLION—This is how that first million will look when, as and if you get it. Mrs. Bessie Timmerman of Atlanta, Ga. r has one ear tuned to the mountain of greenbacks displayed by an Atlanta bank, She wants to find out if it's true that money talks. Helicopter Blades Slow Raft, Kids Back to Safety SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 17. (AP) —A Coast Guard helicopter last night, used Us rotor blades to blow o safety two children stranded on a raft in San Francisco Bay. On the ratl wcrfi 13-ye,ir-old Sharon Lee Bjerke and 9-year-oM David Priellip. A Coast Guard boat ronld not rnnip close enough to the raft be- rails* of srfallow water. And the hclKOptor pilot, was afraid to descend and pick up the children lor fear of upsetting the raft. Si the pilot approached the raft from the open bay side, using the air push (rom 1U rolor to blow the rnft. a quarter-mile and onto mud- flats. The Yukon River Is navigable by shallow draft steamer for 1.777 miles. Skin-Bound Book A book bound In human skin Is contained In the French national library. The skin Is that of.a woman admirer of Camille Flammaiion, the astronomer. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Blood for the Reds BUDAPEST. f#i — Here'; how they set blood donors in the Communist-dominated Hunenry, A raver car with doctors and nurres visits factories and exam- JIIPS 'A'Orkcr.s on thp spnt, No time if, \vasted standing in 1ms as a loud speaker calls the wcrkcrs one after t-he olhcr for examination, a Hun- newspaper I Our New Number 4507 Woods Drug 0 »«»» • vn uwiun* v 1 (Vw mff bvethm *ndfotkrv;»i1) \ \ mentinH reetaMteh «rf ofLn (*il- B Q tale eiicna of Pin-Worms, .-uglr ^ parasites Hi at medic*] experts tnv \ntesl one nut of every Ihrfe per- ions examined. Entire families may b« victims and not know iL To cet rid of Pin-Worms, th«p pcsia must not only be l<ilff-<i but Viller! in th* large intestine wher** ihvy live and multiply. That's ex- arllywhat Jayn*'sP-\V tablets do ... aod here's haw Ihey do it: Fir»t — m Etientific coatinK carries the tablet* into th« bowls he- fore they dissolve. 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