The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 18, 1952 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 18, 1952
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PAGE TWELVE If Not a Music Career, He'd Be a Professor Con't. from Page 9 administration."We have prevented « third world war. And we have kept the American economy on an evci keel. The Russians hud the Idea that after 1946 we would explode and then the Russians could have had the world to themselves. We managed to keep that from happening." Published here, for the first time, is [he sizzling memo which Truman says he read In person to his then secretary of state, nyrnes —and which Byrnes now says he didn't—after the Moscow conference In late 1945. Tills message complained sharply that Byrnes hadn't kept the rrcsl dent informed on what bappenec In the conference with the RLIK- riftns. Manner Assailed It also assailed the "high-handed and arbitrary" manner in which the Kremlin was acting, and went on to say: 'T do not think we should play compromise any longer . . . I'm tired of babying the Soviets." Tills memorandum was written a year before Byrnes—now governor of South Carolina and a leader of Southern Democratic opposition to Truman—left, the Cabinet. The book "Mr. President" gives no details of some controversies however, like the President's ouster of Louts Johnson as secretary of defense, Truman's famous letter to the U. S. Marines and his later apology, or the rmich-misunder- atood news conference In which the President said the use of the atomic bomb In Korea always had been under consideration. Ho explained later that no special thought was being given to (he use of the A-bomb at that time. The Hillman-Truman book also kisses off very briefly the roaring controversy surrounding the dismissal of Oen. Douglas MacArthnr from all his Far East commands. Th» President noes say, however, In a letter to an unnamed friend: ". . . Under the circumstances I could do nothing else and still be President of the United States. Even the chiefs of staff came to the conclusion that civilian control of the military was at stake. . ." During the 1048 election year when hardly anybody thought Truman would win, his private papers indicate that he himself was really as confident of victory as he professed to be. Campaign Will Win "I am going to make a common sense, Intellectually honest campaign," he wrote In July of that election year, and added: "It will be a novelty and It will win." In another _- alld undated — prl- TRte memo, ex-Sen. Truman appears to contradict .something he has said very firmly in public. He says both senators ami house members should be limited by a constitutional amendment to a' total of 12 yeans* service-to w e c (t out the old men who "even make Louts XIV of Prance and George 111 of England look like shining liberals. Jonathan Daniels, publisher of the Raleigh, N. c., News and Observer, wrote a Collier's magazine article In 1951 reporting Truman favored such a limitation. The White House promptly called this, "entirely misleading" nnd snld Truman never seriously made such a proposal. Many Subjects Covered Tnunans casual c o in m e n t s, sprinkled throughout, the book, cover n great variety o! subjects. He .speaks, soon nft«r taking office, of the State Department's cautious manner of dealing w I tli him, and adds: "Evidently, some of the State Department toys believe nobody, no I even the President of the United States. Ain't It awful? Must make change. 6 ;," Edward R. Stetllnlns Jr. was secretary of stale at that time. He v;as soon replaced by byrnes, "Temporary NulsiLnce" "Some of the generals and the adpilrals and the career men In government look upon the occupant of the White House as only a temporary nuisance who will noon be succeeded by another temporary occupant. . . ." Truman himself regards the presidency, he says, as a sort of super public relations Job—with too much lime devoted In "talking to people and klsslnK them on both cheeks trying to get them to do what they ought to do without getting kisses'." Never Voted "Dry" On a more personal level. Truman says—also in a letter—that he has never voted "dry" In his life but, that "some of the antics of the distillers almost niake me feel like doing Just that." wrote for llillman, Ihc President rewrote for Itlllinan. the President recalls he was given ipecac and whLs- '<ey when he hud A "terrible case" of dlphtreria us a boy. "I've Imtccl the smell of both ever since," he says. Hllhnan, in a foreword to the book, says it beyan with a series of irivatc Interviews which the Prcs- dcnt granted him. Uhirles Turned uver Later, he .says. Truman turned over to him "all his diaries, his private papers and correspondence." vlth permission to publish anything a them that did not violate security, the public interest, or good aste. Although the material Hlllnmn selected avoids presenting Truman n nn unfavorable light, Hlllmaii ays the sole purpose of the book Is a carry out Truman's wish: "I want he people to know the presidency ns I have experienced It and I want hem to know me as I am." Truman udrfj. in iv letter to Hillnan: "I expect there will be those who ill construe the Book as a political act. You and I know better." BLYTHtiVIUJ! (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MARCH 18, C ^ C P, AIL COSTUME-"Susie.» a chine-hill,, living , e., is oil dressccl-uu in .-, full-length chinchilla coat, (her wno'r v 5he , w e'"* aw ' a >' *""* "«* °«r cocktails. However/her owner, Frank Sawyer, says it's nil in iic-r mind The "straw" is n oEifl™ y h-' >a nu d W " h a raisi "' an " ""> "cocklBil" ia only water Own.nH a chinchilla coat should bo intoxicating K h for anyone! Gravedigger Held In Death Of Schuster NEW YORK W, - An elderly 1 grnvcdfgecr was held today as the anonymous writer of a threatening' letter to slain Arnnld Schuster, whose tip led police to bank robber Willie Button. The gravedlBKer was to be arraigned today at about the same time that Button was put on trial for a 1050 holdup. Schuster, 24 - year - old Brooklyn clothing salesman, was killed ncur his home March 8. Just a month ago, on Feb. 18. he had spotted the nation's ace bank robber and prison escape artist on a subway train. The FBI arrested the gravedlg- Rcr, William Brlnckcrhoff Brown 01, of New York, lust, night and said lie Admitted writing Schuster on Feb. 22 that "your days nrc numbered for being a squealer on Willie Sulton." | Only about 1.150 meteorites so far I have been found on the earth. Woman Held In Million-Dollar Burglary To Be Arraigned FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (/P)-Arralgn-I make a career as a song and short merit of a 30-yoar-old brunette hcldU'wy writer, h.-id been a house in Coconlno County jail here as(2 u est of Hedfield on numerous oc- ] a key figure in the I',4-million-] cantons. ' dollar nedficld burglary Is scheduled today. The woman, Mrs. Marie Jeanne d'Arc Midmud, was taken off a train by FBI agents Sunday afternoon. She was to have been or- rnleiu'd yesterday morning. nut .Sunday nlsht, Sheriff J. Peety Francis said, she swallowed a larnc number of sleeping pills she had secreted from officers who searched her. she slept most o( yesterday. When arrested, Mrs. Midland had SSO.OOfl in cash. 23 pieces of Jewelry and several hundred thousand doJlnrs K'orth of securUCes which the FBI said lind been stolen Feb. 28 from a safe in the Reno, Nev., mansion of La Verne Redfield. The blue-eyed French-Canadian, who had tried unsuccessfully to She is being held under SIOO.OOO bond on charges of interstate transportation of stolen property and stolen money. U. S. To Resume Talks On 2-Year Rail Dispute WASHINGTON itPi— The government resumes negotiations today In the three-year-old labor dispute between the nation's railroads and three operating unions. Leaders of the three unions are coming to Washington—by plane- i In Osceo/a... CALL Harold Siler at Siler's Drug Store for everyday delivery of the Blylheville Courier News High Winds Lash New Mexico Area ALBUQUERQUE Wt—High winds Itotn the west lashed pnrcrirrl range and farm liuiih 1n Eastern New Mexico and West Texas yesterday nnd last nlRht. churning up Ihe worst dust storm In years. A small tornado damaged roofs, uprooted trees and disrupted electrical power in Wichita Falls. Tex. The weather bureau wnrned that other tornadoes inlKht develop n.s the storm passed over Texas and Oklnhomn today. In the West Texas-New Mexico nrca, the wind whipped around a mixture of rain, snow, hall and snnd—particularly mm). Read Courier News (Masslficd Ads cost or savl Granted lluil water is free; granted that you arc paving only to Imvc water gathered, safeguarded and dish-United- "just what is it costing you? What, for example, does it cost to gel enough water delivered to wash, your face—j,,st („ fill u, c | )ils i n? u , ss ,,,.,„ rive one-hundrcdih.s of a cent, or less limn five cents a month assuming you're satisfied to clean up three times a day. Von can get all the water you require Tor ,i l; ;l lh. poured right into the luh for approximately a pennv, and a shower will cost you even less. The bill for Hushing a toilet runs about two- tenths of a cent. Go nut and water your garden. Give it a good hour's soaking. Ihen count the cost. II may sel you back a dime. Add all these costs up: allow for the water used for drinking and coffee ranking and cooking, include laundry and household cleaning rciniireinenls. and then consider how vuu'd uo aboul meeting yinir water needs if you didn't IKIM- a mihlic SIM) lilv svslcin. ' ' ply system. Suppose you wnnt (o keep blooming. that garden verdant and You've been untiring somc 300 gallons an hour on it at a cost of ten cents or so. Pumping :md carrying the same amount of water would take at- least six hours. Kvcn if you could get one of (he neighbor's youngsters to work for fifty cents an hour (tn itself quite unlikely these days), you would have to 'spend ninety dollars a month for the service. «nH ( ,, • Watcr " SPS "" (lle sa '" c !lss and tr> to think of any other commodity which is delivered to J ou 1 guaranteed ready to ronsume or employ, at a comparable The imporlanl thing about your water bill is not charges it records, but (he savings it doesn't mention! the Blytheville Water Co. "Water It Your Cheapest Commodity" Niitlonnl Mediation Board. The unions represent firemen, engineers Read Courier News Classified Ads ANNOUNCING • A Complete New Boys Department! MOTHERS! Here's one round-up your little cowboy won't want to miss. And neither v/ill you. Just come to MARTIN'S and see what we mean. 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