The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 22, 1949 · Page 8
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PAGE ErGHT BLYTHEVILLE (AKK ) COURIER NEWS .TUESDAY, NOVEMBER THE NATION TODAY— Ghost-Writing in Washington Scored by Justice Jackson in Delivering High Court Ruling !!>• James Jlarlow WASHINGTON, Nov. 22. HVi— Crmrrruch. Justice Jackson 'brings up the question ot ghost-writers aealn. Here was the supreme court droning, tlmmgll a batcli of dull Monday cases. It reached one about a lawyer accuser! of having had a hand in writing a maga/ine piece whirli bore another man's name but was tn support of the lawyer's client, i — Suddenly Justice Jarksnn. who's bern around a Inny time i.i Washington where you hear a lot about ghost writers, teed off: "Ghosi writing has debused the intellectual currency In circulation here (Washington.) and is a type of counterfeiting which invites no defense." No defense? Busy President Truman probably would be among the first to defend il. So would President Roosevelf, if he uere alive. It was Just coincidence, but while Justice Jackson was delivering his opinion oC ghost-writing, another WnshA.gtnn story was breaking: Clark Clifford, one of Mr. Truman's most trusted While House aides, was leaviiig to go into private business to make more money. Clifford has been .scrvlne as Mr. Truman's !e<ml counsel and al,«o as a gho?t writer, fn fact. as ghost writer for Mr. Truman. Clifford had succeeded Judge Samuel Rose.nm:in and some others -Aho hn-1 dune ghost \vnline for Mr. Roosevelt. O li o st Writing S ;i v?s T i in e The itory of presidential ghust writing under Mr. Roosevelt and Mr. .Tiinimi goes like this: j When they hart to make a speech — say on Inuor — the government agency most expert on the subject (m this case ihe Labor Department) would dig »p the necessary facts anri background This would go into the grhosl- \vriting mill at the White Hou.se where a number of aides would take a whack at putting the speech together. When all the pieces were fitted together—with maybe a last going over by Rosenman or Clifford' maybe the whole job by them—the, finished product went to the President. Then — the President, whether Mr. Truman or- Mr. Roosevelt, would go over what the ghosts had written, make what changes ho thought necessary, put In some touches of • his own. or maybe even re-write the whole thing. Bui. anyway, the spadework on the speech was usually done by "lie ghosis whose names were never mentioned. Come to think of it, it would seem odd if Mr, Truman got up to make a speech anri, to avoid (he "counterfeiting" Inbel put on ghostly work by Justice Jack.son, made his speech this ,wny: *'M£ fellow American*: The speech I'm about to deliver has been pnt together by Joe Jones, " file clerk in the Labor Department Ch ' ~ Other Reasons are Given for Leap fn Price of Braziilian Coffee Bean Truman Faces Prospect of Losing Aide WASHINGTON. Nov. !>L>. f/P) — Hose associates said yo.-amiay that 31nrk M. Clifford plans to lenvfi its 520,000-a-year post as special counsel to President Truman early icxt year. The tnll, handsome former St, Louis lawyer helps write the FLCS- flent's sneerhes anri advises hh :>, on legal matters. Only recently, Mr. Truman nave him an Sfl.flOQ-n-ycar ;>oost in pay. Charles G. Ross, the President's press secretary would say duly; "Any announcement regarding Mr. Clifford's plans must await° the ileasnre of the President/' However, others acquainted with Cliffold's plans said Mr. Tinman is fully aware of Clifford's intention to return to the private practice of law. The.se .sources, unquotable by name, said Clifford hus brrn planning the move for some time. The President, tliny added, "will not insist upon his remaining hi the post in view of the financial dif- ' fictilties he is having." WASHINGTON. Nov. 22, Wj— Re-+ diiced Brazilian cvjllivation and higher U S. consumption aren't the only reasons for record-high coffee prices in this country. I-'act i.s, the Cornnu-rec Depart- intMiL rrpot is, South Americans themselves an? thinking more coffee (him ihi?y used to, An analysis by thu depart menl saici thai "DO iumir-diaie shortage" of cofJV 1 * 1 is foro-scc-n in this country, and ll-iiod Mmir- cheerful signs in recent. clrvHopiiu'iUs: 1. riei^h H'ljorls from Brazil. U said, "indicate Mi;U a two nmnths' drought ihf'ic hiis ended, and lhal i he nr-xt h;nvr>l of coffee may DP as Inr^o n.s tlio on trout ci'op." ?. "PifsoiU hi^h i.'offrr prices may encourage aritilrionnl planting, as \voll n.s liiiul fr-riili/ii.iiin ami more careful cultivation of Brazilian coffee (rer-.s." 'A. Colo ml), a. vrhu'h ranks next In Brazil as a col fee producing conn- Ivy, has upper! prniiurrtion alm prf^ar antl is up Mir? present pace. |)(*etec] lo J One fad or pushing up prices here doesn't .seem likely to let up. Thai's U.S. coif re drinking. Americans now drink, on the average ' whu-h mentis in dud ing of win' bab:rs who are still milk drinkers),. over 1!) ijfuind-s a year— n third more than prewar. Japs Are Warned That Many Still Think III of Them TOKYO, — Prime Minister Shigcni Yoshida reminded Japanese ye.strrday that- many nations stilE harbor ill feeling toward tliis country. At a meeting ol the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of FtcjHc.serUntivcs, Yoshida said there was strong Ant!-Japano.se sentiment in Asia and Kurope. Among ICuropcnn powers Yoshida singled out were the Netherlands, France, Uary and Great, Firitain. Yoshida said the hatred in many countries was based on thn memory of the "barbarism committed by Japanese soldii rs during the war." HP (.old (he Diet Committee distrust of Japan in Asia was particularly strong in the Philippines and Eisler's Appeal Is Thrown Out By High Court WASHINGTON, NOV. 22. MN_rh Supreme Court yesterday tossed out an appeal by Ociharl KLsler. tliR Communist. leader who jumped bail and fled the country while the Justices 'A'ere Consider)tig his case. Eisler appealed lo the Supreme Court from a contempt of Congress Yoshida'.s .statement was prompted by riLiPAtioMs <m tho possibility of the peace treaty allowing Japanese emigration. Court to Review Ruling Involving Fees of Realtors Cafe O'perntor Faces Hew Murder Charge TEXARKANA, Ark., Nov. 22. (/Pj - -Carl Maddux, 47. Miller County afe operator, yesterday was charg- •d with murder in the death of John WASHINGTON, Nov. SupiTinc Court 22. M>)_ yesterday Clifford's was raised from S12,01M) to $20.000 a year after Congress authorized Mr. Trnmun to increase the pay of lii.s top nicies. However, even with this Increase, Clifford Is said to feel thai lie can- nol remain at ins post indefinitely. lie is reported to believe lie can make nearly fives times as much as a private lawyer. He will practice law firm to in Washington In a new be established when he leaves the White House intlier than in St. Louis. The 42-year-old Clifford left a S!. Louis ln\v firm In 1!H4 lo enter the Navy as a lieutenant. He later went to the While House as an assistant naval aide. He succeeded Samuel I. Rosenmati as the presidential "ghost writer" and legal adviser in June, 1941). iigrccd lo review a decision which government, mill-trust. fhurses against 1hc National dnllim of Real Estate Boards JUKI ihe WnshiiiKton (D. C.) Heal Kstate Board. The government claimed the boards conspired to fl>: commission rales charged by renl estate brokers. II asked an injunction under the Sherman anti-trust law. The LI. S. District Court here Ihroiv out Hie government's coin- plaint on the itromxl trmt I lie act does not apply to nn agreement fixinli charges for personal services. The district court said a real estate board niny lie likened to a labor union or real estate brokers and said the principle is the same when la) those who receive commissions combine to fix Iheir charges and (bi those who toil for wages com, bine on minimum wage rates which Wiring In older automobiles should be checked periodically to avoid short circuits and invisible (he. get my other work done. So lone ns the speech represents what I think, it's honest to^do it with -the help ot a =?host." "Ton Busy" I s XJsu.it I)cTense "Paragraphs 2, 7. 10. 22. and 37 were put together entirely by Jones. Ross anri .Murphy <ue responsible for paragraphs II to 21, Clifford rewrote Ross and Murphy, in 14 other paragraphs, and I re-wrote Clifford iii 20 others, 10 of whtch were at the suggestion of Mrs. Truman." Other government officials have ghosts or at least ghastly help. So do many businessmen. If you asked them why they didn't do the whole job themselves, they'd probably say: "I can't possibly make ail the speeches I'm called upon to innke and write them all myself and still Jackson, when he says "ghost writ- ling has debased the Intellectual currency in circulation here." there's one solution: Ciil. d .wn the amount of intellectual currency in circulation by having feivci speeches. Thru maybe the currency would be worth mere. The Justice Dcparltnenl appealed to the Supreme Court tu review and reverse this holding. The national association lias Its principal office in Chicago. The Washington board is a member of the national board. All metals arc crystalline, as are also building materials such brick and even clay. is "NEXT RIDE"in Go out for a trial drive! Get (he neiwsl motoring thrill! New 1950 Studebaker's "MimcfeRide" iarrishurg Publisher, : ormer Mayor, Dies HAKRISBUftO, Ark.. Nov. 22. IH'> —Ewoll II. Freeman, 40, Harmburg niblisher ami former mayor, died it his home here Sunday night. He was found dead in liis tied. A native of Harrlsburg, lie rc- ircd last April after serving several terms as mayor. He ind his Ijro- her. Ij. D. Freeman, published the Modern News, a wecklv newspaper. He Is survived by his wife, two sons, three daughters, his mother, .wo brothers and two sisters. conviction. He in the the coin^ chamber while lnwyer.s debated his case earlier this year. But he stowed away on a Polish ship last May and fled to England, and then to Germany, before a decision was reached. The court pux/ted .for a monl! over what to do in such a unique circumstance. Finally the justices voted 5 to 4 to put the case in a sort of suspended status. It was taken off the docket, but technically remained before the court. Recently, Solicitor General Philip B. Perl rnau suggested that the whole business lie thrown out of court. Pcrlman noted that Eisler has taken public: office in the Soviet zone of Germany and shows no signs of ever returning here. He urged that the appeal which har been KI anted KfsJer should now be finally diMinsserl. The court yesterday took this advice and cU.smlK.sed Fisler's case with a brief order. being refused admittance because i Collins shcpiHircl. 20, Mira. La.. oll| wns closci1 - ield worker, early Sunday. The caie operator, now In jai Deputy Prosecutor Robert E Hall I here, also faces manslaughter char also filed padlock proceedings j ges in connection with the fata against Maddox's cafe, located near locating of Neil Phillips, 24 Bloom the Arkansas-Louisiana line. Maddox told officers he shot Shcppartl when he am companions t o break in the ca fe a ftcr Vmrg, 'rex., in the cafe last month Hall said the two deaths in 60 day: were the basis for the padlock ac tion. IN TIIK I'RortATi: COURT KOK Tin: CHICKASAM'KA DISTRICT, .MISSISSIPPI COtl.S'TV. ARKANSAS In I lie Matter of tlu Estate of Elijai) V. Hit. Deceased Probate No. 1946 X O T I C K Last known artdi-e.s.s of decedent Route 1. Blylheville. Ark. Date of death: October 20. 1949. An in.strument dated June 14. 19-15. was on the 11th day of November, I949. admitted to probate as the last will of the above named decedent, and the undersigned has been appointed executrix thereun- der. A contest of the probate of the will can be effected only by filing petition within the time provided by l;iw. All pei-sous having claims against the e.statc must exhibit them, dnlv verified, to tlie undersigned within six months from the date of the first publication of this notice, or they shall be forever barred and precluded from any benefit in the estate. I'hi5 notice first published 15th day of November. 1919. Mary Grace Hill Wyatt Executrix Route 1. Box 38S, Illytheville. 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