The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 24, 1951 · Page 9
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TUESDAY, APRIL 24 1951 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE mm Is U.S. Communist Party a Puppet? WASHINGTON, April 24 W)— Is the Communist Party of America a puppet on the strings of a foreign power? That was the almost a life-or- death question'/or the secrecy loving Communist Party as proceedings opened yesterday before a con- l^J^panel in a narrow, whitewashed loom of Washington's financial district. Fewer than 40 people were on hand to hear the first witness tell that he helped give birth to the Communist Party in the United States—and that he was thrown out because lie disagreed with Josef Stalin. H the Subversive Activities Control Board finds the Communist Party is foreign directed it is required to order the party to register with the attorney general, listing all its members and detail;tig Its finances. ' J,a Foil*lie Presides Presiding is former Republican Congressman Charles M. La Follctte of Indiana. He makes rulings in soft voice. In contrast to the courtroom fireworks when 11 Communist Party leaders were tried in New 'York in 1919, the lawyers Communist Party at this are ultra-dignified. for the hearing The registration proceeding was a member hearing panel, thvee men at the Communist Party table, a hall-do^cn government lawyers, and a couple of tables of news reporters These Included representatives of Tass, the Soviet News Agency, and .he Daily Worker, the Communist newspaper. The Communist Party was represented by Carl Winter of Detroit, a. national committeeman. who sat with , the party attorneys, former Rep. VHo Mnrcantonio (Alp-NY) and John Abt of New York City. William A. Paisley headed the staff representing the attorney general. " . CHIuw Flrsl Witness Tlie first government witness was heavy ' set Benjamin Gittow, GO, native of Elfzabethporl, N.j For ten years, he testified* he held some of the highest posts in the Communist' Party, ran twice for vice-president of tlie United States. Then, he testified, he quarreled in Moscow with Slnlln over leadership in the American Communist Party and was expelled. He asserted that lie knew of no disobeyed directive from Moscow. And, he added, such directives were "con Li nous" when he was In the party. J Need for Hospital Beds on decline, Health Expert Tells State Doctors ROCK. April 24. (AP) — ^Jv- nation's need for more hospital beds fs on the decline, says a rural health expert. Aubrey D. Gates, field worker for American Medical Association's Committee on Rural Health, told the Arkansas Medical Society's annual convention here yesterday that a re-appraisal of hospital construction demands was needed. "There should be a pause on the part of lay groups in their enthusiasm to buiid expensive facilities," he said. Delegates to the three-day con- vention, which ends tomorrow afternoon, also were urged to take more interest In political affairs. Dr. John H. Bender of Wins ton Salem, N.C,, called for a higher degree of political consciousness on the part of the profession. ''They (the doctors) are admonished not to let the shameful situation which occurred during the national election ol 1948 to repeal itself in 19f)2," .said tor. Bender. Dr, Meyer A. perlstem of Chicago, a pediatrician and authority on cerebral palsy, spoke on new drugs used In the treatment of epilepsy. JEEP OF THE AIRWAYS—Here is an artist's conception of the proposed Hell-Jeep, which would combine (he besl qualities of the helicopter with those of the famous jeep. Designed by the Rolor-Craft Corp. of Glendale, Calif., It is intended for use as a stafl runabout, aerial ambulance or , ]i«ut troop-carrier. Congress Urged To Let Mexicans Pick U. S. Cotton MEMPHIS, Tcnn., April 24. (AP) —The president of Ihe National Cotton Council has urged Congress to let Mexican workers enter this country to ease the labor situation in tlie ooUcn belt. Harold A. Young ol North Little Rock. Ark., in a statement released here yesterday said cotton fanners cannot cultivate and harvest their crop without additional workers. He said planters expanded their acreages to meet defense needs and now "are confronted with a critical shortage of farm labor due to tosses to the armed forces and i tlusttial expansion." ' New State Health Officer Appointed LITTLE ROCK. April 24. (AP) — Dr. John T. Herron is Arkansas' new state health officer. Hts appointment to succeed Dr. T. T. Ro5S was announced yesterday by the state board ol health. Dr. E. J. Easley, director of the Health Department's Venereal Disease Control Unit, was selected to .succeed Dr. Herron as director of the Bureau of Local Health Services and assistant state health officer, a-.,Dr. Herron Joined the Health Dent In 1939, T^' 1 Bauxite, Man Named Rotary District Head EL DORADO, Ark.,-April 24. fAP) —Rotary International's District 201 has chosen Roy Smith of Bauxite, Ark., for Its 1951 governor. Smith was elected at the district's annual three-day conneution here yesterday. The meeting closes today. Smith, who was unopposed for the office, .succeeds Terrell S. Cornelius of Hope. He is an industrial relations director for the Aluminum Company of America. Delegate. 1 ; from 31 Arkansas cities pre attending the convention. M'Arthur Birthplace Undergoing Repairs LITTLE ROCK, April 24.'(/F) _Work Is to begin this week on re| JEalring and painting the birlhplaci I ftf Gen. Douglas MacArthur here. Mayor Sam Wasscll announced tlie project, yesterday, but. said onlj J. of A. Opens Office Of Posr-Grad Medicine LITTLE ROCK, April 24. W)—An office of post-graduate medicine has been set up at the University of Arkansas' School of Medicine here. Dr. Willis E. Brown, head of the school's Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, will head the office. The office Is designed to coordinate expansion of a post-graduate study program Inaugurated last year. Hollywood Continued num page i an earful of the critical comment on her performance in "My Son John." Next up for Helen Is a play for the. Theater Guild. Comment on a sneak prevleu reaction card: "The chase scene should be done over. This time show the audience chasing town." the producer out of 'Blind Lead Blind' • ', In New Organization NEW YORK (/p>^"Let the blind lead the blind," That is the motto of an organization made up entirely of blind people including the board of directors, officers, and members. It's called, "The Associated Blind. Inc." '•The organization was founded. L4 years ago by Mr. and Mrs. Irving Selts, both blind, who were annoyed by blind groups which had sighted people as leaders. They believed that sighted people couldn't fully appreciate the problems of the blind and started their own organization. At the headquarters of the organization a shop sells items made by blind people all over the world. The senders nre paid upon acceptance of the article. Promised and hoped for: Ava Gardner shucking off her clothes and swimming to join James Mason on his ship In "Pandora and the Flying Dutchman," * * » eighlmrliucul I healers In l>elroi arc giving away "gorgeous hand painted dinner ware"—and (he ad tlon'l even mention what's playing Short Takes: Gail Patrick, wh retired from the screen $evera years ago, makes her TV debu May 2 ... Columbia is ready in "Quiet Harbor," to be film of the coast of Mexico, for Humphre Bogart and Laren Bacall ." Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.'s next hide pendent i n England will b "Knights of King Arthur's Roun Table." If all freight cars owned by U. S. railroads were made up in one train it would be about 14,000 miles long. SnOO is available for the work. The job probably will cost about $1,000, the mayor said. T!ie building Jn which General M a cA r t h u r was bo r n now h cni ses the Museum of Natural History, Pint-Sized Safety Class EDMONTON MM — The trait safely program here Include. 1 ; "traffic kindergarten. 11 A mlnlatu street intersection complete wit traffic lights, designed to gl youngsters practical Instruction I the proper methods of crossing bus streels. flead Courier NL-WS Classified Ad orilla Is Returned o Hot Springs Cage HOT SPRINGS, Ark., April 24. OT» A 300-pound gorilla was lured ick into his cage near here yes- rday, after roaming a carnival's l-acre compound for most of the 'ternoon. The animal, described as "fero- cious" returned to his cage after keepers baited It with fnod. He then was moved to stronger quarters, the Henntes Brothers Carnival announced. Carnival officials said the gorilla escaped while being transferred from one cage to another but never got out of [he show's whiter quarters three miles east of here. Hearing of Spa Liquor Cases Again Delayed TI.E ROCK, April 24 m— Hearings on charges against 17 operators o( Hoi Springs bars, cafes and clubs have been postponed again. A one-week delay In Hie hearings, which ivcre to have started before Commissioner Dean Morlcy yesterday was granted by Acting Pnlaskl County Chancellor E. R, Parhatn. Stale Sen. Q. Byrum Hurst, al- lorucy (or the operators had asked Morlcy for a 30-day delay. Hurst. cited a slate law Riving a legislator 30 days after adjournment of the legislature '" which to prepare litigation. Morlcy contended that Hursl had received his 30-clny period after adjournment of the regular legislative session March 8, unit that tlie law did not apply to special sessions. The legislature ended a special se- Kion April 18. When Hurst told chancellor Parham (hat he thought he could get his case ready In a week, Parhum suggested the compromise and Mor ley accepted It. Charges against the operators range from selling liquor by the drink to allowing gambling In tlicii establishments Such actions nre prohibited by' alcoholic beverage regulations formulated by the Stat Revenue Department. Operators found to be violating the regulations would be subject to loss stale permits to sell beer. enrtessenn Again Named Scout Official MEMPHIS, Term., April 2Wt— \bout 400 scout leaders from live tales re-elected a. w. Palmer of {Ingsport, Term , chairman of the Region Five Executive Committee 3f the Boy Scouts of America. Palmer, head of the Klngsport 'ress, and oilier officers were mined here yesterday In the one- lay annual regional convention. Sectional vice chairman elccteit nclucle Prank R. Ahlgren, editor of the Memphis Commercial Appeal, and linrvcy C. 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