The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 30, 1949 · Page 9
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THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 1949 TestimonyOusted In Trial of Hiss Evidence of Mental Condition of Accuser Excluded by State NEW YORK. June SO. </P>— Tile testimony of a psychiatrist on the mental condition o( Whlttaker Chambers—Alger Hiss's accuser— excluded today (rom the Hiss ury trial. . it psychiatrist was Dr. Carl Binger, a faculty member of Cornell University Medical College, who observed Chambers during his seven days of testimony at the trial. Dr. Singer's testimony was excluded «fter Defense Counsel Lloyd Paul Stryker posed a long hypothetical question which actually was a narration of trial testimony about the background of Chambers, courier for a prewar Soviet spy ring. As soon as Stryker asked the question about Chambers' mental condition. Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas r. Murphy, the prosecutor, leaped to his feel, objecting. Murphy declared lhat the question, which lasted 45 minutes, constituted "a grave Injustice lo Ihe government." Shortly aflerwards, when Ihe court recessed for lunch, Stryker told reporters he was "not jure" whether he would have any more witnesses. But he added he expected the defense would rest its case "within a half hour after the uncheon recess." Dr. Binger took the stand shortly »fter Mrs. Hiss was caught In a discrepancy by the government prosecutor. Under cross-examination by Murphy. Mrs. Hiss admitted that she grand Jury last December BLVTHEVILI.E (ARK.1 COURIER NEWS Obituaries Joiner Merchant, John T. Lee, Dies; Rites Tomorrow Funeral services for John T. Lee. 7«. pioneer Joiner merchant, will be conducted in the Joiner Meth- odis( Church tomorrow at 2 p.m. Mr. Lee died at Baptist Hospital in Memphis yesterday. A resident of Mississippi County since 1904, he first lived in Bardstown, near Joiner, and was recognized as one of the founders of Joiner. Before opening hus store at what i-s now Joiner, Mr. Lee wax a clerk in the siore of Ihe late Lee Wilson founder of Wilson. Ark. Mr. Lee took an active interest In Ihe civic affairs of Joiner, was a member of the school board and Woodmen of tlie World, Survivors include his wife. Mrs. Waleska Lainer Lee. Joiner; a son. M. Denton Lee, Memphis: and a half-brother. Newt Lee. Joiner. Burial will be in Bassett cemetery and active pallbearers will in:hide Pied Laniere. Lea-is Laniere, Denton Lee, William Lee. Prank Bin-field and William Forct, all of Joiner. Hoover Says Truman Reorganization Plant Good in Limited Way WASHINGTON. June 30— {A-i— Herbert. Hoover told Senators today President Truman's proposed shifts In federal agencies "are all slops on the road to better organization" of the government. But they are "very limited" and "preliminary," the former president iald in testimony to the Senate Expenditures Committee. The committee Is considering seven reorganization moves that President Truman submitted to Congress on June 30. The most mportant of the.se would create a lew cabinet-rank department of welfare. Under general reorganization legislation, the plain will be- ome effective unless Congress ve- oej them within 60 days from the :ime they were submitted. POLIO told she did not recall using typewriter aller an old 1934. House Commiffe* tnds Inquiry into Floggings WASHINGTON, June 30. (AP) — A Congressional investigating group wished its hands today of further inquiry into Alabama's hooded niyhtrider troubles. After a brief hearing yesterday. Rep. Byrne (D-NY) said he had no plan* for continuing an investigation Into flowing incidents which already are under study by FBI agents and Alabama law enforcement authorities. Byrne i* chairman of a House Judiciary Subcommittee which heard testimony from three Alabama newspaper men yesterday. Girl Who Shot Waitkus Sent to Mental Hospital CHICAGO, June JO. (AP) — In- rapid-lire disposal of legal routine, the 19-year-old girl admirer who shot First Baseman Eddie Waitkus today was adjudged insane and committed to Kankakee State Hospital. • The uirl. Ruth Ann Steinhaeen, • appeared in felony court with the •P^an she shot. After preliminary B pteadinjrs she was bound over to the grand jury. A true bill was immediately voted «nd the indictment returned before Chief Justice James J. McDenmott of Criminal Court. This was shortly after Waitkus" .sitting in a wheel chair, confronted the girl for the first time since she shot him in a hotel room June 15. Before the Indictment was returned, Waitkus and the girl appeared before Judge Matthew D. Hartigari of the Felony Court who ordered her held to the grand jury and fixed her bond at *50,000. Jefferson Caffery Named Ambassador to fgypt WASHINGTON. June 30. ia>>- President Truman today nominated Jefferson Caffery as ambassador to Egypl to succeed Stanton Griffii. Orllfis Is resigning. The White House announced ciie nomination would be sent to the Senate later today. Caffery has been ambassador to France. Read Courier News Want Ads World News Round-Up Hr Ihe Aiioeialed FrM Trade Pact Disewe* An agreement providing for more freedom of trade between European countries receiving Marshall Plan aid was beins; worked out in Paris today. The plan before the Organization for European Economic Cooperation (OEFXT) is a compromise between conflicting American and British proposals. The original agreement for «et- tlinj; financial accounts between Marshall aid countries expire* today. The United states haj ur?ed greater multilateral trade. Britain wants to retain the old system of bilateral trade which makes it easier for her to control her reserves of dollars and gold. It was considered probable that. In deference to Britain, proposals for multilateral trade might be. watered down, with Jiafeguaids to shield Britain against lom«* she feari. Air Rid Kill. M The Communist administration in Shanghai announced today that M persons were killed and 99 Injured in the Nationalist ,ir raid on Shanghai yesterday. No foreigners were reported among (he casualties. Most of the bombs weil in the Chape: district. Kedl Stop Tmck« German police in Berlin reported the Russians are still stopping a number of trucks because of claimed Irregularities In their travel papers. The British military government has sent a transport official to investigate the traffic snarl. The Rusaians seiaed 11 trucks yesterday, Vote cm Strike's Knrt Tn Honolulu. CIO stevedores began voting on * proposal to end Hawaii's long strike. The proposal to end the 61-day waterfront tieup cailx tor a wage increase of 14 cents an hour which has been accepted reluctantly by management. Continued from Page 1. announced It will set up an Isolation ward for 10 to 20 polio patients us soon as the Red Cross can furnish nurses lo operate it. Other institutions are arranging to care for convalescent cases. These include (lie Children's Convalescent Center • Jacksonville, near Little Rock, where yesterday the board arranged for treatment elsewhere for all but the most acute non-polio cases. Some 60 to 80 polio convalescents will be accommodated at the center. Col. Asa Lehman, superintendent of Army and Navy General Hospital. Hot Springs, said last night he had advised Governor McMath the hospital would be unable to care for polio cases now because of its already over-crowed condition, but lhat the matter would he reconsidered If the disease continues in force and other facilities are exhausted. Tw* More Mis*ro C'asen The newest Mississippi County cn.se is that of a Negro child. Melvln Hards of Wilson. He WBS removed 10 Ihe John Gaslon Hospital's Isolation ward In Memphis yesterday. He is Ihe fourth Negro po!i« p;i- itidil In the county. I Ronald Martin, four-year-old son | "I Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Martin. 1 has been in University Hospiial in ' PAGF Little Rock since ^Jun* 24^ His case ! sine* th« first of the year. Five live 1 "" "" 1 "~ I ' - not previously recorded in Ihe ! Health Unit here. Tlie Marlins live near Qsceola. Ten cases have been repo the south portion of the near Osccola, The Harris cliitri is Ihe first case reported In Wilson. R. E. Blaylock, secretary of the Mississippi Counly Fair Assodn- rral rails nsMlu If Walker Park hart been clwed to picnic parties. Tlip park has no! been closed. Most of HIP .swimming pools \ u Ihf county ire ouen but TH'ivaullans are bfing taken to keep the water clean. One opfriior Mis»e«M tiv day lhat to dose the pools mlgrd result In some swimmer* »oin» (M Ihe ditches and other pla«» <rh»i» '.hey might find the w»ter eon- Urnknpted. Greek Premier Homed ATHENS, Greece, June M. 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