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00*. M, MM COURIER JTHlfl What Does Campaigning Cost? Douglas Estimates Near 75 Million Dollars By FBANCIS J. KELLY WASHINGTON l*-Sen. Paul H. Douglas <D-1I1) estimated today that'the two major parties spend "not far from 75 million dollars" between them on campaign costs at all levels In a presidential year. Douglas said small contributors furnish only a minor fraction of the funds, and that the big donors, In, the main, expect something In return for their money. Douglas proposed three remedies In his new book, "Ethics in Government," published today by the Harvard University Press. He said small contributors should be encouraged to give greater financial support to can- dlclales and particS; a limitation of perhaps-10 cents per registered voter should he set on the campaign spending for presidential and congressional candidates; and /consideration should be given to "moderate" community support of the campaigns out of tax money. The Illinois senator estimated a House member' has to spend ,a minimum of 510,000 on his campaign in a closely contested district, and more commonly two or three times that amount. For a senator from a fairly large state, he set the necessary cost at from $150,000 to $200,000. Douglas's book, based on a series of: lectures he delivered at Harvard last January, recommended the setting up of a "code of ethical proprieties" to which public officials would be expected to conform, subject to dismissal from office for violation. This code, as drawn by a Senate subcommittee which Douglas headed, would forbid: v 1). Engaging In any personal business transaction or private arrangement for personal profit based upon the official position or confidential information of the official, !). Accepting any valuable gift or favor from any person or organization with which the official transacted government business. 3). Discussing luture employment outside the government with any person or organization with which there was pending official business. 4). Divulging confidential commercial or economic information to unauthorized persons. 5), Becoming unduly involved ("for example, through frequent luncheons, dinners., parties, other expensive social engagements") with persons outside the government with whom the officials did business. Douglas disclosed' that he has set an arbitrary S2.50 cutoff on the worth ui any gift that he .will accept. Anything estimated to cost more than that goes back to the sender, he said. He reported tWs policy has kept him free of major involvements, "with a minimum of spiritual wear and "tear." Police Probe Murder, Robbery ' Of California Grocer, Children CHESTER, Calif. (/P) — Authorities today hoped a bloodstained lead pipe and a brutally beaten little girl would help them find the Women to Hear Adlai NEW YORK WV-Oov. Adlai E. Stevenson will address a Democratic women's fund-raising luncheon at the Hotel Commodore on Oct.' 28. He will be introduced by Mrs. Franklin D. .Roosevelt WARNING ORii . The defendant, Mary Simmons fCoIored), Is warned to appear in the Chancery Court, Chickasawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas, within 30 days and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Dock Simmong < Colored). Witness rny hand, as clerk of eaid court, and the seal thereof, on this 27th day of September, 1952. Harvey Morris, Clerk •. Frank C. Douglas; attorney. 1 .9129|10'6-13-20 WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Cnnrt, Chicka- Biwb.i District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Blytheville Development Co., an s Arkansas.. Corporation, Ptf. 'vs. No. 12,177 James A. Penaon and Mrs, James A. Pension, Dft. , The defendants, James A. Pension and Mrs. James A. Pension, are hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the' court named In the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Blytheville Development Co. Dated this 4th day'of October, 1952. Harvey Morris, Clerk • By Cherry Sue Barnes, D.C. Alene Word, atty. for Pltf. • Marcus Evrard, attorney ad lltem. 10-6-13-20-27 robber who heat a grocer and Ihre,, other children to death near here Friday. "I'm banking a lot on what tr child will tell us." Sheriff M. H Schooler said. "She's a bright little girl, way beyond her years." Grocer Card Young had taken f four children to Westwood on his weekly trip to withdraw mone; from the bank for Saturday's big check cashing business. Some $7,100 Young withdrew Is missing. Police said .the slayer must have known of this routine and felt It necessary to bludgeon .the children because they presumably recognized him. Sondra was placed under guard at the hospital, officers said, on the theory the killer might try to remove her'as a witness. Three Arkansas men were detained for questioning yesterday at Albuquerque. N,. M., because their eastbound car roughly resembled n blue Buick reported seen trailing Young's Friday. But New Mexico State Police Capt. Archie White said their story of having been in Las Vegas. Nev., .gambling last week checked out and they probably would be freed today. PAGE SBTBf THE BLOODY HILLS OF KOREA—If you've been wondering where ihe mountain-lop uaule- grounds of Korea, constantly mentioned in the news, are located, Ihe Newsmap above spots them for you. It is against White Horse Mountain and Arrowhead Ridge, guarding the invasion route toward Seoul, that the Chinese Communists launched their 12.000-man offensive, their largest in 12 months. UN Guards Injure Three Red POWs PUSAN, n.orea W) — The U.K. Prisoner of Wiir Command said were injured slightly yesterday by U.N- guards enforcing an order to a prisoner work party to return io its compound. 'Our Gang' Writer Dies LONG BEACH, Calif, (a—James H. Finn, 65, former writer and technical director of "Our Gang" comedies, died yesterday in Long Beach Naval Hospital. Home Makers Meet DUMAS M>/— The Southern Future •Home-makers of America Federation meeting opens here Saturday. About 600 members from 21 chapters are scheduled to attend. Bather Saves Wife, Child But Loses Life RRDLANDS, Calif. UP] _ After lending , his wife and youngest daughter to safety, a heroic father perished with his three- other children while trying to rescue them tram their (Innjiiig home. BUrnecl to rtonth shortly tajore diuvn yeslerrtfly \vcrc Glen* A. Lar- RCiH, 40, a disabled World War IT veteran, hts daughter, Olcncia, 13, and two sons. Glen Jr.. 8, and Gary, G. Larfienl. a mechanic, limped Irom wounds he suffered ' i potion In Germany. Upon discovering the names, he first hslncd his wife. Myrtle. 36 raid another child. Renda, 2, to .safety. Then he dashed '• Inio the flames to the second floor bedroom where his three other children were steeping. The floor collapsed and the father and children dropped "into the flames. Research 'Group Is Organized BUFFALO. N. Y. l.fl—A non profit foundation to sponsor re search in production know-how has been established by liio American Society of Tool Engineers ns Amer lea's "most effective weapon ti defeat communism." MSA Official Dies in Fall In Formosa TAIPEH, Formosa (*' — Dr. fames A. Mohroo of the U. S. Mutual Security Agency In Fornosa, fell to his death from a iridge yesterday while climbing tit. Alishan In Central Formosa. Several U, 8. authorities left Taipeh today to recover Ihe body. The agc-ncy, for which Dr. Mon- •oc was senior program analyst, declined to disclose his hometown or details of his death. Quake Hits Oakland OAKLAND. Calif. (/p>_An earthquake centering in Oakland was fell by residents (or 40 miles yes tcrday. Only slight damage was reported.. Jet Transport- Is Designed MIAMI, Jin. (/pj— Designs for » new American , Jet transport to carry more than 100 passengers at a speed approaching 600 miles per hour have been presented to Capt. Eddie Rlckenbacker, president and general manager of Eastern Air Lines. Robert Gross, president, »nd a group of Lockheed Aircraft Corp. engineers conferred with Rlcken- backer on the proposed "sonla speed" airliner. Hodge in Japan TOKYO Wt—Gen. John R. Hodge, chief ot Army Field Forces, arrived In Tokyo today on sn Inspection tour. Head Courier News Classified Ads. Maryland boasts that there Is n hay fever in Garri-ii, County In that state. ' Friday, Oct. 17 Champion Rlomllinrs—Good Individuals Popular Families (Blackcap Bmlrs, Gammers, etc.) Stevrway Farms located 10 miles west of Nashville, on Hlgliu'ay 100. Signs will bo posted on the highway. Telephone 8-3535 1 p.m. at the Farms unch available it Farms 5 Bulls 56 Females Every mellow drop. Farouk Faces Treason Charge CAIRO, Egypt H^Thc Independent newspaper Al Akhbar today said exiled King Farouk will be charged woth treason for allegedly asking Britain's Army to quell the Egyptian Army Coup last July that forced the monarch off his throne. Al Akhbar added that Brifain decided not to interfere in the Egyptian crisis after President. Truman and Secretary of State Dean Acheson, on the advice of U. S. Ambassador Jefferson Caffery, strongly opposed any 'British action. In Washington, a State Department spokesman said last night he had no comment. KENTUCKY BOURBON About Your... Natural Gas n»rat«r simsm IGUIIQN msw. t ruis on U MOW. 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Everything possible will be done to expedite your natural gas service; however, due to the large number of requests for service, your patience and understanding will be appreciated. But please do call on us any time we may be of assistance to you in any way. Ark-Mo Power Co.