TUESDAY, OCT. T, CAM.)' OOCTtm KClfl Democrats' Big Problem Is Money, Mitchell Says WASHINGTON (*—The Democrats' biggest problem, their national chairman eald today, is money. "The Republicans seem to have all they can find ways to spend," added Chairman Stephen A. Mitchell. "We don't." Mitchell addressed the National Press Club on the eve of the beginning of an Intensive eight-day Democratic drive for J5 contributions, to b« carried out by thousands of party volunteers throughout the country. In his prepared speech, Mitchell said: "The Republicans seem to have most of the big contributors on their side. There are some psople, you know, who want to help the Republican party try to persuade this country that the Democrats have (hrotlled private enterprise, and made It Impossible for a bus- v inessman to make any profit. "Strange as It seems, these are the people who always seem to have $5,000 burning & hole in their pockets. ... "The unfair balance of monej in political campaigns Is nothing new. The Democratic party nar rowly missed having broadcast canceled in 1918—and it was unable to order as many as it needed It Is no closely guarded secret tha we have come within en eyelas oJ having to cancel some of Gov Stevenson's telecasts and broac casts in th's campaign." Mitchell continued: "Whether such a situation shoul be called one party's buying a election or another party's forfel ing an election because of povert> 1 do not presume to decide. ^ "But I do know that such a si uation would be bad for this natio —and the announced Republlca plans for a blita saturation of tol vision and radio spots costing tv> million dollars are a step towar this dangerous monopoly—not monopoly of facts and issues, bi a'^nohopoly of some of the most werful media for letting tha peo- e know about them." A New York advertising man, icheel Levin, announced last edtiesday that backers of Gen. wight D. Elsenhower, the Repub- :an presidential nominee, planned two-miliion-dollar radio-TV cam- aign but this was discounted the illowlng day by Rosser Reeves, i advertising agency executive ho said he had hired levin to 0 some research work. (Reeves, whose agency was re- ained by the Citizens for Elsen- ower organization to handle radlo- V promotion, said the plan was Iscarded because (I) the desired ir times were not for sale, and 2) "the money Is not available.") (Bob Mullin, a spokesman for itlzens for Eisenhower, said his rganizatlon planned an intensive adlo-TV campaign but its extent ld depend on how much money s contributed to pay for it, and m the availability of program pots.) Mitchell said: "The news coverage given to iresidential candidates by the press s the greatest safeguard \ve have against this sort of monopoly. But 1 do not think I am belittling the lower of the press when T say -hat it does not take the place of .elevision in making a candidate cnqwn to the people." Asserting "We just don't attract the big contributors," Mitchell added: 'But there is a danger In big contributions, a danger that applies equally to either party. "That danger is the influence of contributors upon the political party to which they contribute." Bottom Falls Out of Barrel Maker's Claim WASHINGTON OF) —The bottom appear* to have fallen out of a Communist manager's claim that his Russian barrel shop overful- filled Its production quota. Th» publication Soviet Moldavia, a copy of which has reached the State Deportment, recalled that the manager of the consumers goods shop of the Brlchansk Timber Kn- terprise recently claimed fill Its quotas were filled up to 150 per cent, - Now, eald Soviet Moldavia, members of the collective farm Novaya Zhizn—New Life—report this "unpardonable mistake"; "Last Jail we bought five sletphs which were made by that shop Every one of them was no good. Then our Kolkhoz bought eight oak barrels. On the way to the Kolkhoz, the bottoms fell out of three barrels. The other barrels are leaking." Ike Quips About Truman Delaying Apple Shipment ABOARD EISENHOWER THAIN Vtl— Gen, Eisenhower told a crowd at Wenalchee, apple growing center of Washington Stale,, yester day: "I want you to know my ep^oia (rain didn't hold up apple shipments for two days." The general, speaking to 10,000 at Wcnatchee, \vas referring to reports that President Truman's train last week had delayed apple shipments. The shipments were held up because of security arrangements. The island of Formosa has a pop- i=!nlion of eight million, many of them refugees and Nationalist lol- diers. 2nd Volunteer Dies In 'Guinea Pig' Pit Work TAOOMA, Wash, (tft — The second of 200 volunteer "human guinea pigs" ha« died at McNeil island Federal Prison, a victim of Army experiments seeking a cure for liver dt**ft*e prevalent in Korea. The death Sunday night of Walter Harvey Wood, 39, was reporter by Warden Fred Wilkinson, who said that of the 200 inmates inoculated with hepatitis, a form of yellow Jaundice, only 15 per cent had come down with the disease, The men offered to help the Army find a method of combatting th sometimes fatal ailment, which ruck many servicemen in Worli War II and also in Korea, Wood, sentenced lor interstal ran sport (i Uon of forged, securities WATER ON A BENDER—This remarkable photo of a waterspout bending up and across the sea was taken by an amateur photographer off the southern coast of Japan's Honshu island. The spout was estimated at approximately 30 feet in diameter and several hundred feet in length. Warren Says Ike's Election Would Inspire Confidence of Free World SACRAMENTO. Cniil. w>—Gov. life today has the world-wide pres- Rest Camps for Soldiers HANOI, Indo-China yp) — Two new rest camps lor sick and wounded French Union soldiers are being opened in Victam. Oe, in Hanoi, Is to embrace 12 buildings. The other is being established in & former hospital in Saigon. Earl Warren said last night the election of Gen. D\vight D. Eisen- \ hower would "inspire confidence in the people of the free world, with whom we must work if peace and good will are to be restored to this earth-" It was the 1948 GOP vice presidential nominee's first speech on behalf of the Eisenhower-Nixon tciket. Speaking to a radio audience,-he *flid of Eisenhower: "No ' American active in public tige that he enjoys "Our pcoplt . - . will follow him in a revitalized foreign policy tha will enable the United States to furnish the world leadership fo collective security against Commu ntit aggression." "It is a change of adniinlslra tion that the nation needs, ant that change can only come throu° the election of our great Repub lican candidate, D^tght D. Eie$n hower." Warren said. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. 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