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if Arkanaau (EimrB ' " F«nd»d June 14, 1IM ·tn!*red it the post office at Fayolteville, Aj*., u Stcond-Clasi Mali Matter. _ ·*·*·. Vis* fild'tVWyU*. 'Editor MiiufM MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS *The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to tft* tit* lor rcpubllcatlon of nil newt dispatches clWitea to It or not otherwise credited In thi« piper and Uo tho local news published herein. ·Ml right* of hspubllcatlon of special dls- pitch«f herein ore «lso reserved. THE WASHINGTON f»r Week ·SUBSCRIPTION HATtS ""V iby nrrlerj In With ,,_ ... jihlnfion, Benton. Midii'm coun- ..--,, nnd Artair county, Okltv immih **.*. ·-*-, - W g ic irrnth* · .,,-/ti,.w.^i.--j.,-~ .12 M _... mon*hi .._.....,4«._*--- J -, .|:I.M Ofce y«tr · .. -.*..;'j./*..-.,,·.;.,, _,,. .IBM Slill ii eouriUei fffJw thirt above; Oft* month» "' i · .:. · .'. . . . *i FM TlifMv month* .Mx month ' ,, mthi Oho year Member Aufll | Wage Formula Needed | , The raging controversy over tho im' pact of a proposed steel wage boost on.the I genera! price leteTbujrhtnot to foe'reBard- '. ed:'»s just another passing phase. In the f continual conflict .'..involving:., labor, irwn- , ajfement and government. It haft serious ' long-range import. : · · · · ' . ' . . · ' . - . . ' · I f On the BHrfaco, thoelementfc of thedls- i piite are 'these: the, Wage. Stabilization f Board has j-icommended that «tccl,.work- | drs get pay hikes amounting to'171/4 cents f ail hour, spread over 18 'months in" three ; iflstallmcnl/.'. The steel companies clcclarc t they unnot accept this proposal unless II thsy ate allowed a price increase estrmated r at |I2 a ton of steel. ' s s Defense Mobilizcr Wilson says "the \ySB recommendations, if giver) effect, woUld be a grave threat to the country'*;: stabilizing program: He thinks they might serve as a basis for difirusHion looklng.to- Ward a settlement, but that |».«H.'·"'· : · ·:· f Major wage dispute* are commonplace today. The public; confident «l*«ygthiit eish new one will be compromised'In some fashion as was the last previous one, perhaps does not Hpprel«le the undejrtyihjr djlcmmas thwe controversies po%:;:. , { The first'treat puwle is the matter of r where .-the truthjJies.iThe unions present · «' set of claims |ejrarahife economic cuajfif i dJtlojis,.the heeds of their work'fj^ and the Companies' ability to meet those needs. The companle* offer their own vettlon of , ejmdiUons and their ability to pay. Almost . Inevitably, the argument revolves ibrjut 1 the nature and m*»rtmg l and size of com- ' I . : Tn«7H^U h Wy;,;be..«ttle|.|y.neifltl. · ·jtioh;. bUtitni. pttMle remains. No agreed atandards ex!i(t;Jor determining what are Wgitimale ,and necissajy pfoGts. If i profits are Indeed a vital flrt of tH* work- », the proper size of those ·ea'rnhigrf^can'hdt'' ! be whollyva matter of opinion. It must be ·Abject to' some kind of objective de! termination, ' t The unions and management are con- i artantly in disagreement on the question of I profits--and hence of the company's ability to pay. But worse than this, the gbv- , Brnment, taking tho role of mediator and cfcmpromfser so, ofteji today, never tackles fye fundamental. It deals with"'each case according to fluid rules which offer little or no guide to the future. i The. second dilemma, U;where to stop · succession'of rounds of Wage increases matched by':.pric«'Ihpreages. Sine* tho one pegets the!0th»r, how do you check the Ascending splrtlexcept by arbitrary limtt- I Every Wm» ·Mother round is complelert, if demonstrates a 'bankruptcy of economic Statesmanship, Who haa pained if the price increases-rojuifhly^balance the wage boost and the .'move embraces all major neld».?.No one. And all those people on fixed incomes have 'slipped another notch nirther down the living scale. ;. fie round-robin thus, fqsbrted to Is ·ensjiless;.lt simply'reflects tho dominant tendency of men in modern society to yield to ppesiures.,- · . . . . ,-.,.,- .-. I We need a wage formula founded on increases, in effort, in productivity--in Heal Wealth. i, - . . Bruce Biosatl · DREW PIAM0N / Waithlngton-- Prl«ndi of Pft»(dtnt Truman attribute the following reasons ror lil« historic de- clflon not to run nsain. First, the wishes of Mrs. Truman; 2. his a|e -he would have been, if ieltcteoYthe oldest preil- dcnt ever to tak* the ooth of office; 3. the idvlc* of party le«cl«rs, Includtnf .Speaker .Sam Rayburn and Chief Juitice Fred Vlnson; 4. the em- bamisslnt,' setback clven him by Senator Kcfau- ycr in New Hampshire; and finally, the prospect that he would havd to run against his old friend, General Eisenhower. For » Ions tlm« the president hu indicated to members of his family and to his closer friends that he did not want to run. More recently he Intimated to one dose intimate th«t th« barmcc of criticism was netting on his nerves and h e wanted t o ict out. · · . . · · Probably only three or four of his friends really knew how he fell, one of them being the chief justice, whom the president had urged to be the Democratic nominee himself. At one' lime, approximately nine to 12 months ago, It was Mr. Truman's plan to «p- pplnt tho chief justice to a key post In tlie ad- mlnlfilnitlori such Us secretary of slate or de- fetisc moblllzer in order to give him a spring-. board' to the presidency. This was to get around the fact that the chief justice has. held a .Vigor-. out view that the court should' not be a spring'.board into politics and that no man. should step from the court Into an active candidacy for any .off lie, even the presidency. . . this plan was sidetracked In part by Senator McCarthy of Wisconsin, thoueh McCarthy to this day probably doesn't realize it. However, the constant barrage of criticism fired at Dran Acheso'n made It , imperative in the mind of Mr. tfuman, whos* loyally to his friends. i» 1*. . glon, that Achoson be continued at the helm of the Stale Department. Later, as time jiasscd, the chief justice felt It Was too Into for dim to step Into another offlrf as a springboard to the presidency. Not enough months remained iHjfore the campaign, . ' , * . * * ' It was at this point -- approximately around .December and January-- that President Truman ·erlously reconsidered changing his mind itbout running. This period coincided with 8«n«tnr Tnft's reputed' Rains of delegates and when the Eisenhower backer* were discouraged, At that - tlme,; 4 it looked as If Taft would be the Hopubll- , can nominee, and nothing ha* titillated Tnlmaii's political nostrils more than thr. Idea of defent- Jng his old .critic Und encm.Vi Bob Taft. This Itching on the president's part to take ·* Senator Taft Was what caused Home Of his . , most revered political friends, Including Speak' ef.Rayburn and the chief Justice, to urge him : not to run. The chief justice and Sneaker nay- burn discussed th« matter privately and later ' t h e thief jusllce Was selected as the min'to · present their Joint view to the president, This view, was that Harry Truman would go i^dOWn i In history ·« great president, If for noth- '.:JnH else, because of his courageous foreign policy, Historians, the chief justice to understood to have told the president, would overlook the petty political bickering and the corruption Issue arid would focus attention upon; Truman's courage In saving Greece and Turkey from Corrimlihl.irh, In putting across the Marshall plan and in conceiving the North 'Atlantic pact for'lhi! defense \»-,i °^S* st n n Euroo*. it would »i« 0! : give him ]f-cr«im for his cpurtgfiiM *!aTid on"clvll rlnntltf ". 'But '.If he ,r«n "again, Truman's friends believed, the Democratic party would be torn asunder, first over .th* clvil-rlghti lsu«, «lso ln : part over foreign policy. . The campaign Would give the Republicans a ^ernne»;to-nrt(lel»itlwf foreign wllcv a, was not · ... doile In the 194R eamoalgn when Senator Van. dcnbrr^ was allv«. Thus, it was r'olnted out, Truman's great mlrestdnes against Communism mlgbt be nlowed tmdnr. This advice by Democrats of great standing in the party Is reported to have offset the Importuning of the palace guard that the nresidimt jhould run again. A few weelts thereafter came Elsenhower's show; of strength In New Hamn- uhlrt and the victory of Senator Kcfauver which clinched Mr. Truman's decision. - Of nil these deterrent factors, nerhaps the most Important was the probabllltv that Mr Truman would have to run against Eisenhower! Friends of - t h e president who sat with him on the "back porch" of the While House In .limp 1048, recalled how worried he was over the prospect that Elsenhower would consent to have his mime entered In the Democratic convention In Chicago, Truman made no secret of his belief that Ike could take the Democratic convention by storm and he stewed mentally over dome mean's ot taking Eisenhower out' of the race. It was on this particular evening that George Allen was sent to New York to get rlctter from the general guaranteeing that he would not run Simultaneously another close friend of the president telephoned Milton Elsenhower the general's brother, also to- get an alsuTBTicc that Ike was not a candidate. Almost four years later, In the late aummcr o f . 1951, Truman »K«in took confidential steps ,to.. make sure he would not. face Eisenhower as .a candidate. He remembered .'first · commit. tmmt he had mad* to Ike through their mutual friend, George Allen, In 194B-that if Ike wanted to run in '52, he, Truman would help him. He also doubtless remembered how formidable Ike would be as n candidate.. ' Therefore, the president Invited George Allen Theyll Do ft EveryTimc By Tunmy Hatlo COMES IT? IKI THIS AGE TECHNO-STOFF, MACHINES .CWe THIS C4H BOTUftCAP, LABCL iyfeO R4CK 8,500 OISB J Of -.tXcevMTM SOM POP PER Houe, 4NDNOH OM? STARS, Iii Step .for I drui«* on the yacht Williamsburg in order to.talk about their mutual friend in Paris. TYumaV told Alien that he considered the North Atlantic pact one of the most important cornerstones for world peace and that Elsen- hower'* leadership win essential to it. He added thut.ne wa« worried over Republican statements that Eisenhower was ' Available for the GOP nomination, and he felt that both the United SUtes and our allies should know whether Ike was rlinnU; the North Atlantic pact or runnlnj for president. Truman ftirther suggested that the two were not compatible, and that if Elsenhower really wanted to be president, he would be much more at home In the Democratic party than, with the Republicans. Furthermore, the president indicated that, as a Democrat, Ike would not have -to'-tan opcAly, but could be "summoned" to the presidency. Truman even hinted that he might like to mike the nominating speech himself. Finally, the president suggested that George Allen fly to Paris and have a heart-to-heart talk with Eisenhower. Allen countered by suggesting that Mr. Truman write a friendly note to Ike summarizing his views which he, Allen, would deliver in Paris. This was done. Allen delivered the note and reported tn the White Home liter: First, that Elsenhower would not quit the North Atlantic pact In the near future; second, that the NATO job would be completed by this spring; third, that if he did run, he would talk to -Truman first. And in conclusion, Ike sent word that in any event, he was a Republican. Thlrtr Yetra Ago Today (Fayetteville Dally .Democrat, April 2, 1322) Far-away California is interested in Arkan- nas, according to letters just received from the coast. The Ruskln Art Club of Loj Angeles will part of it» meeting on May 3, to the devote consideration of the art work done at the University of Arkansas nnri has asked for data on the activities of the local art department. Fayettcvilie Hotarians are good advertisers of the old home town and tt Muskogee last weekend they W, five states know that Fayetteville is not only oh the map but that it is to be the home of the great Southwestern Methodist Assembly. Twenty Yetni At* Today (Fayetteville Dally Democrat, April I, 193J) Three unmasked men robbed the Farmers and Merchants Bank in Prairie Grove yesterday at noon and then headed south toward Fort Smith over a cut-off road. The loss of $4,000 was covered by insurance. Several deputies from Fayetteville were called to assist in the chase. An important event in the history of the University will occur here soon when Phi Beta Kappa, oldest and best known honorary scholarship fraternity in the world will install Arkansas Alpha charter, bringing new preatige to the university. Installation will occur, in the Engineering auditorium Monday and a banquet at the Washington Hotel will follow the exercises. Ten Vein A** Tarfiy (Northwest Arkansas Times. April.1, 1941) Of the 100 pilots who have been trained at the local airport by the Fayetteville Flying service under the CPT program, between 65'and 70 are now army or navy pilots with others serving in the ferry command or as instructors. Coopcraing wiih s nation-wide program launched by the International Harvester com- uan.v to help solve the farm labor shortage, the Phillips Motor company will sponsor training of farm women and girls of northwest Arkansas as operators of tractor* and other farm machinery. Classen will start In about two weeks if a good response It ihown by farm women of thig area. Questions And Answers Q--Who Invented the tuning fork? A--It i* attributed to John Shore George Frederick H«ndel'» famous truhipeter. :' XXIX ^T Wlndover a late-mornii bridge -game was in progre Sa|ly and Eve, Cravath and SI den were the partlclplnts, Cr vath evidently eichewlng work f hhe time being at leist. Dolly Di Imont, I supposed,' was 'still iif lUIrs, either relapsing or hidl. in shame. Jack Dumont must hav been with her. Well, banally, no time like th present. And The Ferret's surancc and promise to meet m .tonight had made me doubly an ious to get to work on my late! angle down here. 1 tried to decide where to begi my raniacklng .of Wlndover. The ittlc, of course. Where els does the householder, rich or pooi mighty or humble, ·· stow iwa things which he may, or ma never, use again? So, feeling like a thief In broad daylight, I sneiked up to the third floor of the house. I found that the attic was divided, roughly, iri two sections. The first I CIIM to, wis apparently devoted to sleeping quarters for servants. Several doors were ajar and well-mado bods and tidy rooms trstiftcd to the watchfulness ot Mrs. Ring, It was clcsr that the housekeeper oversaw this part of the establishment with the same canlc eye that kept the more Imposing arrangements below peccable. My luck wis in that morning. All the help wis, presumably, Mow. Nonetheless I walked cautiously .-ilonf th* hill until It ended abruptly it * do«r. Th* door wimt locked. The knob |*v* btMttk, My flnnrs ind I st*»M«l Into a riflon which would Day* «*llghl*d a collector, in intl*iuirlaa aM a Nnk d*il*r ·like. The pl*c« wa* ftMMd with stud o( ill kinds, (vMtKtly th* dls- *t (rations of Crav*thi. Here, dflub less, wai where Windover's whi elephants were buried. '· · · ·TRYING to work methodically, . had started operations near th door ind .moved slowly down on wall of the. big article-choked room. This brought me at lag laboriously, to the far end 'of th ·ttic. 'Here, under a small window facing almost due east, there wa » carved oak chest I flopped down on it. thinking lettingly that the thing was larg snotigh and old enough to contain he fabled treasure of Captain Kid That thought made me get up ant ift the lid. The chest contained treasure lertainly, but not what I was ooking for. It was packed with Id pewter, thoufh 1 had to tear he tissue paper iround several of he pieces to aicertaln that Every I me I eng«f*d In this minor van- alism, I found more pewter. Pr« tumably there wis nothing else n the chest I cloMd tb« 114 aad ·at down on It ifiln. The flniera of my right hand were res««ss, beciuse they cauldnt old the icciutomed cigarette. I ippa'se. They moved iround the p of the ch*st, first flat on It, ;fn drumming ind then, Invol- ntarily, g r i p p i n g It what* It hould have been flush to th* will. I sprang up suddenly. Flush to ie will? Well, why wasn't the best Jtut that wiyT Th* normil glcal way for I ch*«t to b»T Why as there a food foot of space be- veen chest and will? Why this anlfest waste of storage room? I didn't stop to try and answer y own questions. I just cribbed » end of the chtst ind swung outwards. · Then th«y W*T», thr** of the*. tark, s M o n t h , unfrifhmlaf-- ua»u« tmtmm aljal *.. ·- --·--!-- -- ' - - - T -talk. But, for ill Mat, «at*W* of ·tot ntnvitlMl to Mint rat- COVMtltlOfM, Under a* tk* who wis also ah txpert. ·The ,h*Kt Instint l stifled _ shout. One, a fourth and missing member, might nave been so converted. :-. .. Mrs. Ring's assumed vigilance had not extended this far. One of her cleaner-Uppers had obviously gotten away with something. The little Ipproximately-foot-wide region behind the chest had been neither swept nor d u s t e d . The chest itself, when in accustomed position, concealed this delinquency. [ COULD practically feel; my eyes pop, at a little vacant round space, clean and unsullied, on the dusty floor in back of the chest. The fact that I had expected to find almost precisely this did not oem to lessen the shock of the ac- ual discovery. I left the attic jn i kind of daze, retaining only nough sense to get myself down ut of the attic unobserved. Above all things, just then, I leeded fresh air. So I kept on gong downstairs and out of the ouse entirely. The rain had now ettriorited into a mist and sprays f it, soft needles prickling my ice, brought me partially back to ornil. ·ut th* feeling of stupefaction u Instantly replictd by one of reid at whit I hid to do next nlHs I was mile* off th* track, 7 list of suspects was now nar- owed to two. And no matter hlch of my choices eventually irned out to be the prime mover ere, It was going to be pretty wful for th* House of Wlndover. Which wu Silly'a houK, love- blond* Sally who--whether she new it or not --hid.en* Orth ompletely punchy about her. walked aimlessly about the ace, swearing softly at the Irony the situation. Very much In ve with Sally, it still fell to my nhappy lot to be the agency rough which a cherished Illusion hers would be blasted, finally nd Mrrlbly.' For i while, a little weakly, I «ym t»r«d «ttk ib* idea .tfcNwUc.t* · " " ' ·MM k«gnaaMflt W* «Mt. M ewMMI stop now, (t»»* X kanfc In pre- anel aifntng off ·I e t j u r i * I Ai !) See ·y MMTA Convince*! On Tai« I'm not a person wedded to the paying of taxes, and I ad- mft the income tax seems to have experienced abnorma growth very quickly, but I do think our basic taxes have been made an ogre which politicians have pulled out from behind the wood pile which are about as much-of a necessity as our grocery bills. How else, I ask, can we operate city, county, state and fed- iral government V Run schools, lospitals, insane asylums, and so on? Business is the motor force ind we seem very reconciled :p that. But these other agencies are part of the picture of our modern establishment. Private schools used to siif- ice--now we do not really hoose them. We have never n my knowledge had our own M'ivate county and state sylums, 'hospitals, and we ke some tax help on roadfi. lut the'way we dan throw Up ur hands and yell murder is retty silly, if I may say. to But it Is safe to nay MONEY is surely an overused lever, and h* one knows the mainspring of the transaction it becomes alarming. As an instance I refer you to Washington Merry-GoJRound of Monday. Twill open many eyes. · . . . , , , ' We Are Proud " Fayetteville experiences ;a new and rare pride with Mr*. Marie Rushing receiving the only awards coming to Arkansas from the National League of American Penwomen. We congratulate both ourselves and her. She not only received one, but two--for a short story and a feature story. We mew her formerly only as t poet. /ove Of Money The Scriptures have been uoted, requoted, denied, affirmed and enshrined, But I ave one edict which, while a it sordid, never fails to qualiy: "The love of money is the oot of All evil." It is really astounding how Imost unfailingly one may race the evil to its root--this oot, which is some angle, and u's money question some lase of cupidity. I insist ALMOST, for I don't quite know, and there persists in my mind the memory of some fine persons to whom I can not allocate cupidity. A Quip Or Two From A Friend Or Two Fred Starr-"I'm highly in favor of organizing- a water-witching union, going in for eight hours a day and time and a half for overtime. I'd like, to be president-of such a body. Of course I can't witch water, but that don't make no difference. John L. Lewis and Bill Green don't never do a lick of work, but they are heads of. labor. organizations just the same." · ". "The only thing you can get in a hurry is trouble." L«rd Byron-"It is Impossible not to be dazzled and overwhelmed by Napoleon's character and' career. (1815) "I really am the meekest and mildest of men since Moses (though the public and mine most excellent wife can not find it out." (1822) Byron ssid of his friends, "They forgive me too readily for me to forgive myself." Deir Miss Dix: My husband and I are people of «mill means, owning small house and consider ably beset with doctor's bills. We arc godparents to five children and would like, to know to what extent we are obligated for presents to these youngsters. There are three generations in our family and we have made it a practice lo give gifts, or money, on all birthdays, weddings, communions, confirmations and graduations, as well as at Christmas and Easter. With the family growing in numbers so rapidly, it is becoming quite a burden to 'maintain this justom, much as we .would like to. Wany, if not most, of the nieces and nephews Ire better off thin we ire, . . ' Marie Answer: It "certainly should not e expected that you give presents icyond your means, or to an ex- ent that means financial sacrifice or you. Your impulses a r e naturally generous, but s« families pread from one generation to the other, the burden can be terrific. Of ·'court'* everyone, especially children, likes-to be remembered on the important occasions of life, but .an appropriate, greeting card can.carry your thoughtfulncss as well as. i gift, our greeting card companies do ,«uch a .wonderful job of printing handsome, cheery cards that you need feel no apology in sending them. If your means' permit, continue to remember, youf »od children with gifts, at least until they reach teen-ige, but the presents need not be costly or elaborate. Youngster! are pleased with very simple things, and to give a small gift that has been chosen with'the child's tistes in mind IE a better remembrance than a gift of money you cinriot afford. Parents Will Understand Don't be embarrassed to let the parents of these children, as well as the other members of your family, know that your financial condition Will not permit numerous or expensive gifts. Everyone realizes -what the cost ot llvlnf is today, and especially what the cost of illness Is. If your family is as understanding as you are,' they will be very happy to see you curtail the gift list. One of the best-love relatives I know is unable to manage even * small outlay of money for gifts; she remembers, all th« important occasions in her family by composing a poem-for each one. These :lttle verses are treasured by all recipients, who wouldn't trade them for any. amount of cash, if you have a talent, why not turn it to use this way? If-you are rot artistic, you can writ* a fine fitter, so .let a note, or the aforementioned greeting card, convey your thoughts for the day. The mportant thing is^don't ever forget a festive occasion. Remember- ng is the thing that counts, find this is not necessarily done with CONTINUED ON PAGE K1V1 Soup to Nuts Atu'wtr to Praviout J^wlsT : BOKIZONTAL · . f I ---- soup 7 Appetizer 13 Egg dlsh 14 Celery ind 15 Colorado city KMostpillid ITGroov* ' 18 Oil* 20 Born 21 Eternity 22Minc*d.oath 23 Wisp (Scot.) 24 Scorn 28Indlin province 27,Qr*ek letter 2IWIngllk. part 21 French plural irtlcl* 30 Rocky emlnenc* . 31 Communion plate 14 Thrive 31 High notes In Guide's sctl* 39 Roast 40Maltbtve«|* 41IsibU 42 Drink ot spirits 43Jutlln( rock 44 Country la ' Asi* 4« Delay 41 Saltpeters 4IHttvy WOdora II Mr. Hmlafwty vutncAb S River in Siberia 3 Fruits 4Linded 5 Spreidi to dry 6 Earaches 7 Contended 8 Wing-shaped · Nothing lOGrlls ftntra 11 Spanish coin 12 Risptct II Bring forth ' young 22 Consumed 23 Former RuMlin rul«n 2! Removes 2« Apart 21 Shsking 31 Silted -32 Visigoth king 33 Raccoon do( 34 Green vegtttblt 35Proc«sslon 38 Cheers 17 Ruler 3t Metal 4JEarth 43 Tribe 4! 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