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McNamara Claims Ike Not In Charge

"I don't think Eisenhower really
ever has been the President," Sen.
Patrick V. McNamara (D-Mich.)
said Sunday, "and there will not
be a great difference in the opera-
tions of the Administration" due
to the President's illness.
Speaking at a Democratic par-
ty barbecue near Ann Arbor, Sen.
McNamara charged "the govern-
ment is in the hands of men like
Weeks, Humphrey and Adams, who
seem to veto everything that is
for the people and favor every-
thing that is for the giant corpora-
tions and giant financial institu-
He said he was "sorry the Pres-
ident has been incapacitated to
the degree that he has been. It's
obvious his health has been be-
low par. I don't think he could
stand the pressure of the office.
Criticizes Congress
"It's logical," Sen. McNamara
told a crowd of approximately 250
persons, "that others should carry
the brunt of the job."
The freshman senator criticized
the last session of Congress for
"too much compromise and not
enough accomplishment, too much
concern for giant corporations and
giant financial institutions and no't
enough for the people."
Refprrmg to the Republican slo-
gan of "Peace and Prosperity," he
answered with one of his own -
"Prosperity for Whom?"

Increasing -
DETROIT (P)-Are there more
Try Our 4-Point Program clerical or farm workers in this
Surprisingly, says an official of
.'Washed sparkling cleanthe Chrysler Corp., it's about even
-about eight million each.
George W. Troost, vice president
* 2. Ironed to perfection by our in charge of finance at Chrysler,
experienCed operator. says there is a "dramatic swing in
employment toward 'service' jobs."
* 3 Checked forrmissing buttons ~In a meeting of systems engin-
*i beers yesterday, Troost said more
and repairs. than half of the nation's 65 million
workers are engaged in such serv-
f 4. Packaged in cellophane for protection ice work as transportation and
4 communication, public utilities,
retailing and wholesaling, finance,
insurance, real estate, government,
education, entertainment and
He added, "By far the biggest
AND CL EAN ERSshare of the total number of jobs
are those connected with the
814 S. State 601 E. William distribution of jobs once they are
1302 S. University 627 S. Main 619 Packard produced - moving them, selling
them, accounting for their pay-
ment and keeping tabs on their

"There is little prosperity for
the farmer and too much unem-
ployment," he asserted, setting the
jobless figure at from two-and-
a-half to three million men. Sen.
McNamara predicted "the Admin-
istration's hard money policy will
add considerably to that figure be-
fore next year's election.
'Going Too Fast'
"The hard money policy," he
continued. "is a continuation of
the Mark Hanna program of op-
erating government for the bene-
fit of the few. People who have
to go to the banks find the policy
costing them much more in in-
terest charges.
"T h e administration should'
make money easier to get.
"I say they're going too fast
putting the brakes on the econo-
my," he charged. "The Republi-
can party's afraid of a constantly
expanding economy."
Turning to the issue of falling
farm prices, Sen. McNamara said
"for sure the flexible' farm price
program has proven a failure and
surely under the present adminis-
tration it will continue a failure."
Calling the farmers the "for-
gotten people of the economy," he
said a Democratic agriculture pro-
gram "hasn't jelled yet." The sen-
ator told reporters at the barbe-
cue that he favors a program
"more in line with the Branna
plan and less in line with the Ben-
son plan."
Next Year's Election
Independent businessman, 'the
senator asserted, "are not sharing
in prosperity to the degree that
giant corporations and giant fi-
nancial institutions are." He said
that while their business volume
is high, the independents are re-
ceiving "little profit."
Turning to the elections, Sen.
McNamara described Gov. G. Men-
nen Williams as "probably the
greatest campaigner in the coun-
try." He said he favors the
"young and vigorous" governor for
the Democratic Presidential nomi-
"The Democrats can win," the
senator said, "whether Eisenhow-
er is the candidate or not." The
main issue of the campaign will
be, he predicted, "a government
solely concerned with giant cor-
porations and giant financial in-
Talky Planned
By Markham
James W. Markham, chairman
of the news department at the
Pennsylvania State University
School of Journalism, will deliver
the first in this year's series of
University lectures in Journalism
The talk, entitled "The Reporter
and the Editor," will be given at 4
p.m. in the Rackham Amphithea-
Markham will receive the 1955
Kappa Tau Alpha Research Award
for his book, "Bovard of the St.
Louis Post-Dispatch," from Prof.
Wesley H. Maurer, chairman of
the Department of Journalism
here and national president of
KTA, the honorary journalism so-
A native of Texas, Markham
received his B.J. and M.A. from
the University of Texas and his
Ph.D. from the University of Mis-
souri. He has served on the staffs
of the Ft. Worth Press and the
Dallas Journal, and was assistant
professor of journalism at Baylor
University and associate professor
at the University of Missouri.

NEW YORK (I)-Seven gun-
men ruled a Brooklyn restau-
rant for nearly 12 hours yester-
They supplied whisky for
warmth to 10 people locked in
a refrigerator and finally left
with about $6,000.
In the course of their siege,
the gunmen forced the cook to
serve them meals, and sat
drinking and chanting casual-
ly for hours, waiting for some-
one to show up who knew the
combination to the office safe.
The bandit squad seized pos-
session of Tappins Restaurant
about 2:30 a.m., long before
opening time, and didn't leave
until mid-afternoon,
That was after manager Pete
Chahales arrived and at gun-
point opened the safe. Chahales
was then imprisoned in the re-
frigerator along with the others.

knew last week what
to fall on you.

You never
was going

An airplane propeller crashed
through the roof of a house in
Pleasanton, Calif. and awakened
a man taking a nap. The flying
instructor and his student, who
had landed safely after the left
propeller fell off, came along
pretty soon, noted the three-foot
hole in the roof and claimed the
missing property.
Leaflets fell. from a plane over
Texarkana, Ark. They read: "It's
a girl, Sheila Kay McCall, five
pounds eight ounces, ten fingers,
ten toes, mother OK." The pilot
was announcing the arrival of his
first born.
In Nagoya, Japan, a tab fell
on unsuspecting wedding guests.
As they filed in, the groom said
a fee of 150 yen-41 cents-was
being charged. For each payment
the guest received a lunch box, a

Wonders Ne

'ver Cease Hagerty Hits
paper napkin and a small bottle lta.iiieiiiin
of beer. Then he was led upstairs
surprise too. A lunch for 10 tour-
ing Russian housing officials of DENVER (P) -- White House
course called for Vodka. The Press Secretary James C. Hagerty
Americans in the party drank it yesterday angrily denounced a
all right. But nine Russians had news motion picture crew for fly-
tomato juice and the 10th had ing in a helicopter over Fitzsimons
beer. Army Hospital while President
Dwight D. Eisenhower was sunr
Getting back on the straight and ning himself on an open terrace.
narrow was more harrowing for a "The health of the President of
young soldier at Ft. nox, Ky- the United States is far more im-
Tired of stockade life, he made a portant than any sneak photo-
dash for the open spaces. Sudden- graph and I believe the people of
ly heavy gunfire shook the earth this nation feel the same way
under his feet, tanks closed in, about it," Hagerty told a news
grenades burst around him and conference.
rifle fire deafened him. He added heatedly that if the
Mightily impressed with the ex- President, recovering from a heart
tremes to which the Army would attack, "ever gets it into his mind"
go to keep its own, the soldier fled that his being out on the hospital
back to the stockade. Then he sundeck might result in disturb-
learned that his flying feet had ance of other patients, "he won't
taken him to the middle of a man- go out on that porch again and
euver area where war practice was he'll be deprived of the air and
going on. sun he needs."


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