The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 20, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 20, 1944
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EIGHT BLYTHEVJLLE (AliK.) COUiUER NEWS •. BSON IN WASHINGTON Profiteer Scandals Feare d i BV PETER EDSON :> Courier News Washington ;' ' Correspondent §oiuethtng would seem to be all- inp-'with the entire governmental system of self-Inspection. There nie curienUi C3 congies- siohsl 'committee and subcommittee special investigations on various phases of the war effort, ns conducted by sundry government departments, bureaus nnd agencies. These are in addition lo the prob- money. There will always be costly, expenditures of both. There will always be bad contracts, graft, collusion, profiteering. No matter what kind of an organization you might set up, you couldn't slop these mistakes even if you bad an Inspector looking over the shoulder of every government employe." I TJIK ARGUMENT 11ACKF1KES | But doesn't an nlibl of this sort defeat Its own argument? It may | Menard Death Caused By Railway Accident Details of (lit 1 drain of N. a. Menard April 11 were learned litre today from a story In a Cleveland, iiew.spnijcr which 'reported thiu Die 20-ycnr-old former Hlythcvllle man was killed when .struck by a New York central electric (rain at ti crossing in Cleveland.. Tile New York bound train carried the ear 2000 yards, iui ( | so the machine thai police could not tell whether the car was a sedan or coupe, Mr, Mcnard'.'i idcnilly was traced through license IHnti'S of thu car. He svas alone when the accident occurred. The Courier News was cvroneous- >' InforincU that the man had been killed In a storm. This report came as a result of misinformation from Cleveland. ' Hawaii "pi uctlcally Mover" has a hurricane. THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 1'>M explain lii part ivliy Ilierc nrc so ings'iof the 80 standing commit- many congressional Investigations tws"*pf the. House and" Senate, the today, \vliy the number of congrcs- grana total . of 140- odd commit-j Investigations Is apt to In- tecs; being nearly as impressive as crease rather than decrease. And it the •number of alphabetical admin- brings you back lo the original pic- Istratlve and war agencies itself. | mlse thai something would seem in spite of this. Comptroller > (o be ailing wit hlhc government's General Lindsay c. Warren declares system of self-Inspection, that (lie war profiteer is on the! In the struggle between Hie exe- loose and that he fears a multlpli- cutlve and legislative branches of city of scandals growing out of. the government It has been propos- war-contracts. e<l at various limes lhat the Coil- Offlclals in the executive depart-' firc,ss should have a permanent menU" ot the government—sccreta- \ slaff, constantly keeping check on ries, undersecretaries, ndmlnistra- Hie executive Agencies, responsible tors, co-ordinalors, chiefs, chair- lo and reporting only to Congress, men, admirals and generals — no Whether that would work Is open doubt sit back In pop-eyed despair in debate. It inlglil create a con- at : times, wondering why so many gro.sslonal bureaucracy, adding so congressmen critlcl/e the way gov- much to the lircscnt entanglements. ernnient agencies do things, taking of administrative rod Upc dial up the valuable time ot Important nothing would ever gel done ami people who have work to do and a lhat Congress llself. would lie de- war to win. It's a fair question. .strayed as a purely legislative body. Why all this rash ol congres- becoming instead live super-cxccn- sicnal Investigations, prompting " v e. , Chairman John J. Cocliran of the 'House Accounts Committee to complain that these Investigations were themselves costing a million dol- lars.a year, lhat the House of Representatives should be rechristcned the House of Investigations? Of .course it couldn't be that W'AltS'lXG OUDKU In the Chancery Court, CIIIC1CA- SAWBA DISTRICT, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Anron Lee Alexander, Plaintiff, wi ,iuu.ioi7 jt LUUILIII v uir ujui. „ ' ou ^"' there was anythlnE wrong. To the, F ™ ls Alexander, Defendant, administrative mind, all Ihis is Just' , a "°, aefendiml, Francis Alexan- poJitics. Congressmen have to get fl< ;!'; , ts 'I 0 "*? warned to appear re-elected, this is an election year,' w "J 1n Jhlrtydays In the court nam- they like publicity. Bui If you go for Ihe old "where there's smoke, there's lire" stuff, the answer Isn't lhal simple. A TREMENDOUS J01) •There is nothing healthier than ed in the caption hereof nnd answer Ihe complaint ot the plnlntlH, Aaron Lee Alexander. D.itecl this 10 dny of April, 1941. ' HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk. Percy A. Wright, Ally, for Pllf a tough congressional Investigation,! Cp p - Cooper, Atty. ad Ltlom. well conducted. Recalling the mess! of •investigations "after the last war,' early lii this war it was determined by'Congress that nn effort should be made to conduct the investigations while the fighting was still going on, to prevent mistakes rather" than lo wait until after they had happened and were beyond correction. I The result was Ihe Senate's': Truman .Committee lo Investigate the National Defense. It Is generally given credit for : aving clone a lre~- mendous job. . ' It has saved the taxpayers millions' ot dollars merely by being in existence, like a chcck'rcih, to keep the official gentlemen riding the high government, horses from falling on their buckets. The easy and frequently heard alibi of administrators whose mistakes are exposed Is to Ihe effect: "Sure there have been mtslakcs. This Is war. There isn't lime to proceed carefully. We must move boldly "Slid take risks. War in itself is wasteful. It costs lives as well as •l[13-20-27-5>l Clean-Up in Italy BACKACHE, LEG PAINS MAY BE DANGER SIGN Of Tired Kidneys If Itnclaclio Bin! leg jmng arc niaVtnR you ini5trablc,Uun'tjualcoiiiiila.iiiRiiildoiiotliinc cbout them. Natuio tuay i»o \varumgyou [tint your kidncya nwsl nllcntion, Tho tillfici-garu Nature's cliicf way of InVinR n«sa acitla nnd poisonous waste oul of Itio Mood. They licip most pcopla pass about 3 I>ml3 n day. 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