The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 16, 1951 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 16, 1951
Page 7
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TITtTRfDAY, "ATOCST 19, »8l BLITHEVltLB, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Huge Colony, Poland a Slave Escapee Says Young Refugee Win* Asylum In W. Germany , Germany, Aug. 16. W>— A young official of the Polish foreign ministry won political asylum In West Germany today and denounced the Kremlin for turning his homeland into a "Soviet slave colony." The refugee— 28-year-old Boguslaw Borowicz, who was granted asy- llam after appealing to Allied occupation authorities here — declared that Poland now is no more than a huge prison. "All the rights and freedoms of Polish citizenship have been trampled by a handful of Warsaw die tators who take orders from their Kremlin masters," he said"Through bloody police state methods they have forced over 90 per cent of our country into Hie aggressive plans and desires for • world conflict ol the Soviet, pollt- buro." The dark-haired six-foot refugee until recently was chief editor of Wiadomoscl Polskie a weekly newspaper issued in Frankfurt under the auspices of the Polish Bed Cross, but controlled and financed by the Warsaw foreign ministry. Borowicz who Joined the Polish United Wcrkers (Communist) Party in 1947 has bten in charge of the i^ weekly for the past two years. •™ "The aim of Wiadomoscl Polskie was to serve as organ for Communistic- and anti-West propaganda among Polish displaced persons/' Borowicz said In an Interview. "The directives relayed from the foreign ministry by the Polish military mission in Berlin were to glorify conditions of life In 'peoples' Poland and decry life In western Germany," he said. "The publication also served as a means to contact individuals for collection of Information on Allied militarj forces, the activities of Polish political emigres and activities of DPs unfriendly to the Warsaw re- Blmi "Under the protection of diplomatic Immunity, Polish foreign ministry employe* recruited agenU and Informers from among the German population and the DP's. The Information gained was used againtb the Allied occupation authorities and the federal German government at, Bonn." Borowici's case is the latest in a •erles of spectacular Defections frorri Polish Communist rule. Twelve Polish sailors who mutinied on ~a minesweeper in .the Baltic have; been granted asylum in Sweden, al. .-though the Polish government, last (•Knight demanded that the swedes hand them over. Three men and a, girl who flew to brother-in-law. During- that time the husband, Andrew Clifford Harmon; 50. worked rebuUdlni batteries and "made a pretty good living." He can not now be found, and' has been charged with abandonment and non-support. Read Courier News Clauified Adi. 20 Swimmers Hit Channel 7 Women Included In Race for Dover CAP GUIS NEZ, France. Aug. 1«. W) — Twenty twlmmen from U countries plunged Into the Icy »'»• t«r« of the Engliih channel today In a race from Prance to the Olitfs o( Dover 21 miles away. The contestants—1J men and seven women—went Into thi water »t 8:32 a.m. OMT (1:33 »m., BST). The first man and first woman to arrive win etch get 1.000 pound* <W,BOO> from the London Dally Mall, which annually arranges the swim cireui. The swltn has been postponed four time* because of bad weather. But today the skies were clear and the water was as smooth as glass. the toughest grinds In the world, with Its tricky current! and tU stunning cold. Egypt's ihree entries — Including last year's winner, Lt. Hassan Abd el Rehlm—are favored to lake the men's prize. Favored among th« women Is 23-year-old Eileen Fen- At Its best, the channel Is one of [ ton o! Britain, who won last year, RUNS IN THE FAMILY —Three generations of one family- grandfather, father and eon—display their left hands to show the loss of identical fingers resulting from accidents. John Nalbert, 81, of Cadott, Wii., lost hii finger in a pump jack; Alfred J. Naibert, 53, of Manilowoc, Wii., lost his while working at a malting company, and Albert Naibert, 23, of Manitowoc, lost his finger after it •was crushed in the closing ot a door. The men were gathered for Albert'* weddinff. l Berlin Police Repel Red Youths In 'Peace Parade' Try on West BERLIN. Aug. 16. «*j—West Berin police drove back about 10.000 •hie shirted Communist youths in a three-hour series of battles last light and stopped a militant at- empt to invade the western sector :or a "peace parade." Police fought the howling, shout- jug youths with clubs and doused them with water hoses. West Berlin civilians joined in the melee, supporting the police and beating up , r oung communists when they could rrab them. Many of the youths were injured. Preliminary reports snid 40 were arrested. A Communist policeman who appeared to be helping them also waa arrested. Eight West oerman police were injured. Western police along the sector borders were heavily reinforced and put on full time alert. shout "Ami (Americans) go home" and other slogans, the youths attempted to cross into the American and French sectors at four points to hold a "peace parade." The attempted invasion was the first such incident of the Communist world youth festival, which started Aug. 5 and is to end next Sunday. Housewife Bilks State of $20,000 Aid By Having Husband Pose as 'Relative' SEATTLE. Aug. 16. (AP)— A middle-aged housewife who admitted bilking the state of some $20,000 in aid for her live children told officers the scheme was carried out by having her husband pose as her brother-in-law. A grand larceny charge was filed yesterday against Mrs. Gladys A. Harmon, 47. It covered only $6,067 paid her in the past three years as nid to dependent children. The statute of limitations restricted the charge to that period. Deputy Prosecutor F. A. Walterskirchen said, however, the woman told in a signed and notarized state- Poinan recently- also granted asylum there have- been have five Poles who made a successful flight in a fishing boat two nights ago. There have been many other Sweden In a home-made plane from cases. ment of obtaining as high as *26S a month over a period of seven to nine years for her chlldrens' support. Waltcrskirchen .said records show this amounted to at least $16,000 in direct aid and $4,000 in medical assistance since 1014. Mrs. Harmon waa free on her personal recognizance to care for the three' remaining children who live with her. Two married and left home since the deception began. She surrendered voluntarily yesterday. 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