The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 10, 1956 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

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PAOTTWELTB BLTTHETILLI (ABK.)' COCTHBB MfWl TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 19H What to Do About Ex - Presidents Is An Old Problem By JAMES MARLOW AMOclated Frew News Analyst WASHINGTON (AP) — For years there's been an uneasy feeling in Congress that something should be done for ex-presidents, either to give them a nonvoting seat in the Senate, or enough money to live on, or both. The first effort in this direction' was in 1928 when a bill was offered to give ex-presidents a Senate seat B wasn't done then, or since, and ttiere's a pretty good chance it won't be done this year either. The Senate last year approved a bill to give the only two living ex- presidents, Hoover and Truman, and all future ex-presidents: a salary of $22,500 a year for life, free mailing privileges, an office staff, and a furnished office. When an ex-president died his widow would get $10,000 a year for life. Some members of Congress have felt that just giving ex-presidents a pension was not enough, that some way -should be found to let the country benefit from their White House experience. Seat in Senate? That thinking has taken this form: Make an ex-president automatically a member of the Senate, .with the title of senator-at-large. St wouldn't be elected. He wouldn't have a vote either. Nevertheless, he could get up and talk on any subject at any time and even perhaps serve on •committees. His salary would be the same, as any regular senator: 182,500 a year. .. Last year Sen. Kilgore (D-WVa) mid Rep. CheS (D-Ky) introduced Mite, to carry out this idea. It's still locked up in committee sin -House and Senate and may never get out on the floor of either chamber lor ft vote. • Some lawyers think this bill '• couldn't become law without an; amendment to the Constitution. Some think it could. Here are sosie arguments against the idea & making ex-presidents senatois- "at-large: It would be unconstitutional be- cauaed the constitution clearly says each state is entitled to only two senators, each of whom ; shall have one vote, and that they shall be elected by an the people'of their state. Question of Numben R might be possible to get around .some erf this .constitutional provision by not giving an ex-president a Senate vote. But what of the question of numbers? Once he took his seat Ms state would have three senators. And this, te another question: Suppose an ex-president has only served one four-year term. H he then became a senator-at-large he might use the Senate a* a forum to get himself elected president again four years later. To get around these objections CheK changed ME biH. Under this an ex-president still would automatically get a Senate seat but he would be called a Senate dele- gale. And once an ex-president accepted a Senate seat, he'd be Barred lorever from becoming president again. Why a Senate delegate? Because some lawyers think giving an ex-president such a title would . make a constitutional amendment unnecessary. Diverse Location WIKEBSET, Iowa WP)—The D. Grlssoms live on a farm in Madison County, Iowa, but: .Their postoffice address is Boon- Ville, in Dallas County; their telephone is listed, on the Norwalk exchange, in Warren County; and their son attends school at Van Meter, Iowa, in Dallas County. COMPROMtSE - There's a reason why Shirley Richardson, U, is wearing both skfft and siadn » ibe works at the schoolroom blackboard. The Thompsonvflle, Conn., girl, isolated from h«r class for «x weeks due to a school ruling against slacks, compromised with officials. She'll wear both. Cut in India Aid Is Restored WASHINGTON W — The State Department was reoprted yesterday to have restored a 10-milUon dollar cut in aid to India which had been ordered by Foreign Aid Director John B. Hollister, Secretary of State Dulles is understood to have directed personally that the aid be reinstated, partly in response to appeals ftcm AI.S Ambassador John Sherman Cooper in New Delhi. Cooper .reportedly contended the cut dealt a serious blow to the prestige of the United States. Informed officials said news of Dulles' action has been cabled to Cooper so he can inform I Minister, Nehru before leaving — 11 to return here for consultations, Michigan's first oil pool of any importnace was located near Port Huron about 1886. FALSE TEETH That Loosen Need Not Embarrass Many weoren of telM teeth have suffered real embarrassment because their plat* dropped, slipped or wobbled »t Just the wrong time. Do not live in fear ot this happening to you. Just sprinkle » little PASTEETH, the alkaline (non-acid) powder, on your plates. Hold false teeth more firmly, so the; feel more comfortable. Doe* not sour. Checks "plate odor" (denture breath), Get PABTEBTE at KIT drug counter. It's net just hew MUCH yev save at a time, but hew REGULARLY I Current Dividend Rate 3% Blyttieville Federal Savings & Loan Association All Sport Shirts $6.95 to $5.20 $5.95 to $4.45 $4.95 to $3.70 $3.95 to $2.95 $2.95 to $2.20 White Shirt Sale 1 Lot—Reg. or French Cuffs Sises 14 to 171/2 w ;th Stove Lengths 31 to 36 Men's Jackets —ifntwe-Stock 25% OFF Abo some colored shirts T Reduced 25%-«50% FELT HATS 1 Lot 25%* $ t0 95 to $g20 $ J95 $ 5 95 to YEAR-END SALE! SWEATERS $/95 $C21 $g95 *» to • to »ii 9 i $ 8 96 Reduced 25% ROBES 25% Reduction Regularly Priced $795 $1A95 MEN'S Tee SHIRTS Long Sleeved 25% OFF MEN'S SHOES Brown & Black REDUCED $5.00 '( Size |6Va| ^ PYz], 8 J8H| 9 \9Vi\ 10 |10VaU1J '|1l'V4| 12 | • Width ^ ; A j i i i i i i i i i.'- i- M -i- B 1 I 1 I 2 I 1 I 6 1 | 5 | 6 .| 9 |11 | 7 | 4 | 4 | 4 i 3 D 4 | 8 4 4 3 2 i 12! 5 ! '3' | 2 1 MEN'S SUITS W«« «cepted) $65°°, $4375 *55°° to *41 25 $3750 *45°° to REDUCEDY25% MEN'S SPORT COATS 1 Lot Regularly Priced at $3750 $3250 $2950 $2750 $2500 25% TO 50% REDUCTION " MEifsloPCOATS Entire Stock 25% to 50% OFF BOY'S SUITS (blues excepted) Corduroy sixes 1 to 3x '6V5 23 $ 12" K$ 9" BOY 7 S JACKETS Complete' Assortment of materials and colors. Sizes 1 to 20. • _ Price Reductions „« $r ions * to - All Reduced 25% Reduced By 25% MEN'S DRESS PANTS $19 95to $021 °o REDUCTION BOYS SPORT SHIRTS Entire Stock Th«« shirts art long sleeved and in all colon — solids, plaids and fan- cits. A complete prict range. $1.98 to $V48 $5.98 to $2.98. 25%OFE * • . [ Everything for Men and toy*! MARTIN'S Men's Store, Boys Sport Coats Sizes 1 to 20 $ J98 $J73 $098 $J48 REDUCED 25% BOY'S TOPCOATS Sins 1 to 20 BIG REDUCTIONS ',;.» to i A

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