The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 12, 1948 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 12, 1948
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS HarrimanRaps Condon Charge Commerce Secretary Calls House Group's Action UnAmerican WASHINGTON, Mar. 12 (UP) — A House UnAmerlctm Activlltes Subcommittee was accused by ii cabinet officer yesterday ol resort- Ing to "UnAmerican" tactics in its investigation of Dr. Edward u. Condon. The charge was marie by Secretary of Commerce W. Averell riman whose Department has cleared the prominent atomic scientist of disloyalty allegations. Harrlman said the subcommittee questioned members of his staff about Condon In secret sessions, then published its own Interpretation of their testimony. Such action, he said, is UnAmeiicnn. "From my knowledge of tlie 'situation," Harrlman said, "I can say that the subcommittee's state- ment-is mlKleacUns." H? referred to -subcommittee charges that the Commerce Department's loyalty board was guilty of "laxity" In its handling o! the Condon case. The. House group accused the board of rultiiB only on Condon's personal loyalty nnd dodging the issue of whether his "alleged associations and Indiscretions" nuide him a security risk. Another UnAmcricnn activities subcommittee had characterized Condon earlier n.s "one of the weakest links In GUI' atomic .security." Condon, who heads thy National Bureau or standards said that 'f such were the cose the country has "nothing to worry about" because he is perfectly loyal. The lull UnAmcricnn Activities Committee will open public hearings on Condon within two or three weeks. Chairman J. Pai-ncll , Thomas, H., N. J., said 25 or more witnesses probably will be called. 'Hunter, Spare My Pet' Goebbels' Diary, First Purchased As Scrap Paper, Holds New Interest Naclaleen Mtiscorella, 21, ol Chardon, O., answers a party line call as her pel deer, Slteeler, listens in, Skeeler got wind that Ibi hunting season Is on and Is staying pretty close to home. Nadaleen's brothcis found him when he wus a 8-month-old fawn and since then he has had the run ot the house. He even eols from tlit dining room table. But with the arrival of hunters in the neighborhood, Nadaleen Is contemplating whitewashing his side with • sign, "Don't Shoot Me." Death Threat Received by Investigator WASHINGTON. Mar. 12. <UP>— The Chairman of n House Appropriations Subcommittee snlcl .vcs- terdny that n committee Innullgn- tor had received an anonymous death threat as a result of an investigation ol the Internal Revenue Bureau. The disclosure was made on the House floor by Rep. Gordon Canfield, R., N. J. He suict.the investigator. Robert Lee, got a telephone call from an uiicmymous person threatening to "blow his head off." Canfield did not Immediately elaborate on the episode. Hut committee sources said an invostigtv tion is underway , Th* ^Appropriations commute* «n Tatrihy i»oed a report charging Internal Revenue employes with loafing on _ the job Inefficiency and cflrfrtessne'tf The bureau It said, suffers Irom the political pijt- ronage system. - Committee Chairman John Taker, n., N. y., confirmed the death threats against Leo. "They even threatened his wife H'ith death." Tabcr told reporters Taber said he assumed the anonymous caller wanted bee to "sup- Wyoming Widow Gets Permission To Mine Uranium RAWLINS, Wyo., Mar. 12. (UP) I —Mrs. Minnie McCormlck, an elderly widow from Wnmsutter. Wyo., I sAirt yesterday that the Atomic En- ' ergy Commission hns given her a i license to mine si 5.000 acre tract for uranium, the basic material for iiloinic energy. Whrn Mrs. McCormlck first slaked her claim 12 years ago, uranium was considered next to worthless. Today nations would be willing to fight for U. Now she Is ready to start, work on the mine. Ncxl Spring she plans to work the claim with bulldozers. The Atomic Energy Commission plans to come out from New York to inspect the strike. Kenneth Uobinson. attorney for Mr.s. McCormiL'k, said some of the ore Is,more than 30 tunes as concentrated ; a< necessary for practical commercial .operation. Tells Tall Tale Russia May Boycott Palestine Conferences NEW YORK, Mar. 12. (UP) — Russia said yesterday It would boycott the emergency big power talks on Palestine If the Arabs and Jews were called in for consultations. -• . Andrei Gromyko of Russia staled the Soviet position at Ihc third closed meeting of the big power talks on the Palestine dilemma. United States approached Great Britain on whether It might modify Ms time table on withdrawal Irom the Holy Land if the Jews and Arabs could be persuaded to agree on a change in some details of. the UN partition program. British delegate sir Alexander Curio- gan said his instructions were that the May 15 date for British withdrawal had been definitely Ilxcd. Bjr Jaou, f. Donevaa ' (UniUd Prae Staff Ctrrmwtmt) WASHINGTON, Mar. 12. (UP)— The Justice Department la making 'friendly" Inquiries into former ^resident Herbert Hoover'* acqulsl- tion of the dlariea of Ns* Propaganda Chief Joseph Goebbels, it wss disclosed today. OfliclaU oJ the department'! alien property office emphasized they were Interested only In determining the legal "chain of title" to the Jnle Nail official* columlnous Jour- nil. . Mr. Hoover purchased the diaries, with the Army's knowledge, during his 19« food Inspection trip through Europe. They will be published In book form next month. Government alien property experts said all publishing profits will revert to the government and that Mr. Hoover has personally assured them the manuscript Itself will be held In trust for the United States These officials said their only desire was to learn the circumstances under which the army released a document that might have been of Interest to the government The alien property office. It was said, never knew the Ooebbcls diary was in this country until a New York publishing house announced It would be put into book form. The 7,000-pagc. personal day-today observations of Hitler's mouthpiece are expected to give students of politics an excellent account of the Intrigue and Inner workings of the Nazi high command. According to some reports, the diaries were discovered In the Russian zone by a German workman, who had bought them as "waste paper." The German took them Into the American /one and sol* them to a member of the Hoover party. Mr. Hoover was understood to have received permission from the army to purchased unwanted documents of possible historical significance for the Library of Stanford University in California. Justice Department sources said Mr. Hoover Informed army officials about his purchase. The Hoover party brought the manuscript along when It. returned to the United States. FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 1348 vote*, FUk chargea that J«melon's nomination should be Invalidated because 81 non-resident University of Arkansas students voted In the Fourth Ward. Marriage Licenses The following couple obtained « marriage license yesterday In the oflice of Miss Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk. Bernard Otto of Concord, Mich, and Mrs. Bertha Rickey ol Beuton Harbor, Mich. Moro Cotot of Cantor Reported in Arkansas .LITTLE ROOK, Mar. II. .(UP)— The number of cases of cancer limbed sharply durine th* laat week white influenw eaaea Up*r*d off and fell, according t» the state xtard of health. During the week ending March 6, 18 new cancer cases were reported, which wu twice a* many a* reported the preceding week. The new casea bring th* yearly cancer total to 106, compared to M laat year at thl* time. • Laat week 249 new cases ol Influenza were reported, M per cent lea» than the J70 reported the week before. During the corresponding week in 1847, tit caaea were reported. The 1»« total number of Influenza cases 1> 4616, compared to only 20M up to March «, 1847. Student VoU Challenged /ft Faxtttftvi/fe feet ion FAYETTEVILUE, Ark., Mar. 12. (UP)—Suit has been filed In circuit court here contesting the nomination of Paul Jameson as Democratic candidate for municipal judge In the recent democratic primary Tlie suit was filed by Municipal Judge V. James Ptak, who lost out to Jameson (n the primary by 85 appropriations "freely and quickly" would 'result not only in Impaired efficiency but "it might result in catastrophe." He salri there was an aurgend need for completion of the "main line levee" and almost equal urgency for completion of the floodways through the Atchafalaya Basin. Utility Gets Permission To Issue Common Stock LITLE ROCK. Ark.. March 12. (UP)—The Arkansas Public Service Commission iias approved an application ol Arkansas Power ant Light Co. to issue $4.000,000 In common stock. The money would ba used to partially finance the company's $13,000.000 19*8 construction program. , | The issue of 320,000 shares of stock will be purchased by Electric ; Power and Light Co. which owns i Read Courier Newt. Wani Ads. nil outst?.iKEin<: common slock t>f the Arkansas company. Company representatives told the commission at a hearing ycslordny Army Engineers Fight for Flood Control Funds WASHINGTON. Mar. 12. (UPI — The Army Engineers said yesterday lhat changes in the Mississippi River flood control program necessitated by a MOpOOO.OOO House cut In appropriations "might result in catastrophe." MaJ. Gen. R. W. Crawford, president of the Mississippi River Commission, urged » Senate appropriations subcommittee to. restore the appropriation to the full »7n,000,- 'ouo asked for the.fiscal year start• Irig July 1, • The subcommittee was told previously that House-approved cuts in the Missouri Basin development lhat the remainder of its 1918 con- appropriations will delay important structlon program will be financed phases of the program at least a by the future sale of bonds' and J' ear from cash on hand. Crawford said that, inability to I switch operations to conform with -HOT HASHES? Are you BoinR thru th* functional middle.•«• period p«cull«r to women (38-52 yrs.)? DO«, this make you suffer Irom hot Hashes, (eel »o iu r - tiouj, hlgh-stmns. tired? Then BO trv Lydln E. Plnklinm's Vegetable Com- pouiiil to relieve »uch lyniptom.l I'lnktmm a Compound also fcu what Doctors cmll a stomachic tonic effect! 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