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P \GE TEN. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA. P1UOAY, MARCH 1, 193S. D A Y A T C A P I T A L AS I N T E R P R E T E D j BY DAVID LAWRENCE Continued from Page Four, that he will not profit by the sale of hib \vi itmgs, and, no matter "what \vent on beforÂ«, it is the last statement that should count. But when this revision has been made, it still leaves unexplained and Â·Â·omewhat of a mystery tho exact manner in which the news about this episode was handled in the first plate. When news about the President's intentions was first revealed, the North American Newspaper Alliance, one ot the biggest of the newspaper syndicates of the country, sent out the following dispatch: "To an inquiry as to whether the net revenue from the sale of the books and the magazine and newspaper rights would go to charity/the answer from the White House secretariat was that it would not, and that the President's statement a his press conference covered the whole subject. The assumption is that the proceeds would go to the President." That was three weeks ago. Now, this week, the White House has authorized for quotation the following statement: "There has been a lot of_misrepresentation. There has been no inquiry and no effort on the part of the newspaper commentators or politicians to ascertain the faets,~but most of them have written and spoken editorially and politically charging the President was -using his office for personal profit-in the writings." In other words, it now is charged by the White House that nobody asked or inquired what the President would do with ine receipts from the sale of his writings, and yet the newspaper syndicate above quoted states that such an inquiry was_made and-that it met _with- a-negative answer. _ J L Z _ ~ T The newspaper correspondents hereabouts are J.ot easily misled, but it has gotten to be a habit for officialdom to blame newspapers for mistakes they do not make." When an Administration gets into a political hole, it seeks a scapegoat, lut this is one instance where the record shows clearly that the attempt to put the blame on newspapers for misrepresentation will not get very far. In the (list place, nhe-facr that President ot the United States while in office intends to sell books or writings is news of prime importance, and in view of what has happened in the past, the very firsl question that popped Into the minds of newspapermen was, "what is the President going to do with the money and is it going to charity?" The White House knew the very first day the n:ws was_givcn out that the public would be concerned to know what was going to happen to the net proceeds from the sale of the \\ ritings To wait three weeks, listen to the rising chorus of criticism and then to announce blandly that there never was any intention in the firs instance to make any profits is toe palpably a change of front to be sv. allowed as just another one o those errors ot a supposedly mis guided press What probably happened--and thl is pure surmise, based on rumors tha have been floating around newspapc offices--is that the syndicate whicl offered the President's writings fo sale found a very cool market an that the articles, when auctioned ol an each city, did not bring the bid they were expected to bring. Certain ly, newspapers nowadays are to hard hit by the depression or recos sion to be spending money to buy luxuries, and the worked-over stat papers of the President would b closicd as luxuries in a newspape budget if the prices sought durin the last three weeks were such a would be asked in a normal year. When the survey at the end o three weeks showed that ther wasn't much money in it anyway the chances are it had a very sober Next on Red List? UNIONTOWN PRIEST TO BE DINNER GUEST SUNDAY AFTERNOON UNIONTOWN, Mar. 4 --Very Rev. Father Peter Dolinny, pastor of St. ohn's Greek Catholic Church for he past live years and dean of the JnlontoAvn district that covers Faytte and Washington counties and Vest Vilglnia state, will be tendered a testimonial dinner Sunday afternoon in thi Adelphla Clubroom here Kcv. George Chegm of Donora will ,o toastmastcr while Kcv. George A Kaimakan of Charlerol is in charge .f arrangements. There will be a arge program ot speaking and spcc- al music has been planed. Alexis L Kjkoff, top, and Nikolai Bukharta Another, and perhaps the biggcit, in a scries _of trials of ono-tlmo chieftains accused of treason, begins in Moscow, March 2, with 21 defendant*. Two of the moÂ»t ouUtandlng arÂ» pictured above. They arÂ» Alexis I. Rykoff, top, former premier, and Nikolai Buk- harin, chronicler of the Bed revolution and editor of tho government newspaper Izvestia. prior to his arrcat and expulsion from thÂ» Communist party in March, 1937. Many former Soviet leaden hÂ«\e been put to death beforo firing squads in the Stalin purge. --Centra Pren ing effect on the powers that be Certainly, the political sagacity which is Mr. Roosevelt's must hav gone askew if for one moment th idea was entertained that any Prcni dent of the United States could scl anything for profit and square him self with public opinion. There's one political fact whicl percolates'down to the lowliest ani even the least informed and that i the importance of keeping the Presl dency from anything that savor even remotely of personal sclfishncs or greed Too many cynical-mmdc citizens believe that the spirit of th age today is to get from the Go\ crn ment anything you can while th getting goes on. Too many hav sought subsidies and gotten them and hence too many other citizens merely repeat the chorus: "I'm going to get mine while I can." If anyone In the United States ought to be setting an example of the exact opposite and stimulating the motive of service and unselfishness, it is tho head of the Nation Tho political effect of the incident can hardly be calculated, but it hurt Mr. Hoosevelt and his Administration, and hence the correction of his attitude, now assumed in deference to a critical public opinion, should be published as widely as possible. Braddock Home Damaged. ' February 23, sm apartment in a I ncllsvillc, was badly damaged by When flic, following a mysterious three-story modern fire proof build- | smoke and water Members of the explosion, swept through a two-story mg next door to the fire and occu- C-iuoll family were asleep when the building at 607 Bi.iddock nvcnue, pied by Mr. ,md Mrs Wendell L blast occurred and Mrs. Carre 11 had Braddock, at midnight Wednesday, I Can oil and family foimerly of Con- to be helped to safety by firemen. Mr. Carroll, (a former manager for Pottor-McCune Company In Con- nellswllc, wps transferred to Braddock where/ he was located before coming herd Keeper of Pittsburgh Zoo Predicts 50 Births PITTSBURGH, Mar. 4.--Fifty blessed events were forecasted by Arnold Schaumann, keeper of the ocal zoo. Schaumann, who has a record of calling 'em, and who is known as the 'Wmchell of the animal kingdom," made the following predictions. 'There will be about four lion cubs, two cheetahs and eight raccoons, among other things. The blesibuck will have a little blessbuck in April" An heir or heiress to the goats, sheep, elks and deer was listed among Schaumann's predictions. In an off the record manner, he hinted "There will be leopards, maybe, and black bears, perhaps." Two axis deer were born at the beginning of the year and on* is scheduled to arrive next week. An axis deer, according to the zoo keeper, is the true harbinger of spring. Everson EVERSON, Mar. 4.--Mrs Mary Coyne, who had been gravely ill during the past week, is much improved. Mr. and Mrs. John Scdak and daughter, Lillian, spent last Friday afternoon in Connellsvillc shopping. Rev. Arthus O'Shea of Latrobe visited over the week-end v.ith his father, Joseph O'Shea, of Painter street^ Miss Margaret Connors, a student nurse at Frick Memorial Hospital, Mount Pleasant, was a recent visitor with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Connors of South Everson. 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