The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 18, 1952 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 18, 1952
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PAGE BIX Jury Indictment Is Worst Jam of Lattimore's Life By JAMES MARI.OW WASHINGTON Ift — Owen Lattimore has been a running toiiKue- batlle with some senators (or two years. Now he's In Ihe worst jam of his lite. A federal grand Jury hns Indlcled him on seven charges of lying under oath. At 52 Lattlmore is a vigorous, •tocky, balding man with eyeglasses. And he's an emotional man, Judging from the heal with which he hns always responded to senators' attempts to link him with communism. Besides being a specialist on Far- Eastern affairs and. in the past, a state Department consultant, he Is a lecturer at Johns Hopkins University. Many times, facing a committee In the Capitol, lie has sounded like professor denouncing a mob of disorderly freshman. This endear him to Ihe senators. Lattlmore's bad days began In March, 1050, when Sen. McCarthy •called him n security rlslt. McCarthy created n national sensation for himself and Baltimore In when he said the Far Eastern spe-1 of clallst wns Ihe top Soviet espl- oi Die cliief architect of our Asian policy. Needless to say, Latlhnore denounced the. Wisconsin senator. Dllt a siiucoiniulltee of the Senate Rircign Relations Committee, headed by Ihe then Sen. Tyclings, Maryland Democrat, began hearings on the whole range of charges made by Republican McCarthy. When the hearings ended the nemocrallc senators on the eonv mitlee gave Lattlmore a clean bill of licnlth. That might have been the end of Lattlmore's troubles, except that another committee t>c- nvestlBatlon of U. S, pnV teles In the Far Bast, where the (•an an Communists had taken over China iind we were In a war In Korea. This committee—the Senate subcommittee on Internal security, led by a Democrat, Sen. McCurrnn of In a barn in Lee Mass,, In February, 1051, some flics nf Hie Institute of Pacific Hc- iatirms. The IPIt, an International re search organization, was foviudet 1025 with tile avowed purpose promoting greater knowledge ';«::(;.• ariM. l.ntlhnorc, an onage agent in this country. Shortly afterwards he called Lattimorc 'if. A. Sets Dote For Mid Term Commenceme FAYETTEVTLLE (X*) — Mid-year commencement excrete ex will be led at the University of Arkansas Jan. 31, It was announced here yesterday. About fi50 students are candidates for degrees. Among the degrees will b« the first doclornte-s In education *o be conferred by the University's Graduate School, Principal speakers for the exer- tfeee, the University laid, will be D. Bartsell Barrett Baxter, a Naah- Yflle, Term., minister, and Dr. J, 13. Williams, chancellor of the Uni- Y^TSlty Of Ml&staslppi. Dr. Baxter will deliver the bac- •*laurent« service in the morning and Dr. WlUlams the commencement sddresj in the evening. _BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER KTtWI . THURSDAY, -JEC. It, MM ^*«*«*«MM)!MftU»U)tt^ Choose a Practical Gift for the Home From Wade's! Buy on Easy Terms! IPTl trustee, ws editor o[ Pacific Affairs, an ITR magazine, from IBM to 1911. Witnesses told the McCarran Committee IPR hnd been Infiltrated by Communists. So the com- ir"'"f was fnwslisalinK It as part ___ o( Its inquiry Into Communist. In- j '3ft li..nces -on our Far Eastern pol- *»; Icy. Several witnesses—one of them was' Louis Budcni—told the committee Lnttlmoro had supported pro-Communist views. Testifying under oath. Lntllmore swore was not a Communist, not a Communist sympathizer and not n Soviet agent. In addition, .he said Budenz had perjured himself. In the end the committee decided It was Lattlmore who h;ul perjured himself. It urged the Justice Department to ask Jury to Indict him for perjury. This JCJ the grand Jury did yesterday, on seven counts. __ — ^^^ ' JTfc Baby Stroller Choice of Tables Baby Play Pen Gossip Bench Clothes Hamper Card Table jg 11 95 12 95 10 95 10 95 10 95 5 95 1 Wholesale Food Prices Decrease •: NEW YORK (0*1— Wholesale • food prtcpc, u measured by th* Dunn & iradrtreet food Index, declined ftffftln thlf week and were nt a new low einoe the end of June, 1050. The Index at W.ll compared with t<5.15 Inst week anri was off 1.8 per wnt from the $€,6S of R year ago. Thi» Index hns declined almost •teadlly—with the exception of a 'alngla small upturn in early October—from the 1952 high of $6,70 nt the end of August and beginning of September. The wholcsnle costs of a pound each of 31 foods In-general use are ndded to establish the figure. Little Rock Firm Gives Low Bid ' LITTLE ROCK (iF)— Th« Arkansas Highway Commission announced yesterday that Don Jones Construction Co., Little Rock, WHS the apparent low bidder on building the Tyronza River bridge In Crlttendpn County. Jones' bid was $31,022.15. Platform Rocker Frieze Covers 4095 Modern Floor Lamps EASY TERMS Scientists who have rmud Inc last Ice age In the worlxl through the use of radlo-nctlvQ carbon, believe It occurred about 11,000 years ago and not 20,000 to 25,000 years Handsome "149 2-Pc. Living Room Suite Rose Frieze Kneehole Desks War Casualties Reach 127,000 WASHINGTON WO — Announced U. 8. bailie casualties In Korea reached 121,861 today, Rn Increase of 200 elncj) last week. The Defense Department's weekly summary based on notltiCBtlons to families through last Friday showed: Inc. Killed In action . wounded 1«6 Missing 200 217 W. Main Blytheville, Ark. Box Spring and Mattress Ensemble 64 95 Priced From 27 95 FARMERS TERMS! Functional 2-Pc. 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