The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 16, 1947 · Page 6
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Employe Scores Russian 'Haters' Aide in U. S. Embassy In Moscow Resigns, Blasts His Bosses BY WALTER CHONKITE (United Press Staff Correspondent) : MOSCOW. Aviril. 16. (UP)^Av- mond D. ; Willis, director pf the United Slates. Information Service here, charged today .that "career -Russian iiatcr.s°' dominated the American embassy in Moscow. Willis said the ''Russian haters" had effectively scuttled attempts to improve the exchange of Information and cultural relations \vitii the Russians. He made the charges as he departed for Washington :p "report and resign." h The information officer snid tlwt he had ueen deliberately prevented by foroeign service ofticcrs who surround lAmbassador Walter Bedell Smith.-from performing the job for which lie was sent here tty the State Department's Office of -International Information find cultural affairs. . Build Unusual Reputation "They have built llic-tr repiit.-v- .tion and careers on being Russian Haters," Willis said. "Our operation was designed to find n way to build American-Russian friendship.' That imperials everything they*- stand for."_ Smith .denied Willis' allegations, saying 'H'e aren't for anything', or anti-anything in this office.' \Ve are only for one thing here—\vc arc pro-American." Among. Willis' charges wero . that he had difficulty in seeing tile ambassador, a^d that Smith had apest. AVlllis called this an effort to ''Shanghai" him. ."smith said Willis wn s "a pretty stmnglin. good man Wit just wasn't good are Airs, enough for me, so I arranged Ills p.. nn i. n elsewfore at the sainc sal- "' lnK " m Wife Collapses as Husband Is Sentenced WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 19*17.' I A.T.&T.Head Gives Figures Earnings NEW YORK, .April 1G. (UP)— A consolidated net income of the Bell System, comprisint; the American Tfli'phone and TclcKruph Co. and Its principal subsidinric:;, rose to WINCIM, or $2.60 n share, in the three month* ended Pol). 28. Wnl- tt'r S. Gifford, pre.sidenl, announced toH:iy. In (lie cniTi'.spniuune 1046 quarter, earnings amounted to $52,^ C:5!.4fM or S2.4U a share, he told | ftnckholder.s in the quarleilv report. "The tun-en: rate of earnings Is br-low the average for Hie lust 2!i Texarkana High School Coach Takes New Post 'If.'X'A'RKAN'A, Ark., 'April 10. (UP)—'North Heights School's football coach • Tor more than three years, H. O. Kennedy, today planned to accept a 'Position in the schools at Waldo. 'Ark. 1 Kennedy, a faculty member here in 1S41 and 1842 and in 1945 and 1947 ufier service In the armed forces, announced his resignation yesterday. At Waldo he will serve as -principal and athletic coach. His resignation -becomes effective this Summer, and Kennedy plans to leave Tcxarkuna in July. years iitul the costs of providing service have greatly increased." Gifford said. "Mnny or the Bell Telephone companies have consequently found it necessary to seek Increases In telephone rates." Pa • cour i-Elbrldgc Durtor'own, embassy counselor, characterized the Willis cliar- ges as "complete eyewash'.". , •' "He had access to the nmb'nssa- dor anytime he wanted it; subject of course, to the ambassador's.sch- edule," Durban' said. "He attended staff meetings with the ambassador twice a week and could remain behind and talk privately with the p">»«ssador a s many or the staff do." These officials, Willis charged, off ull infonnalion which to even slightly favorable choke might to the Soviets by sitting al Ihe head of the embassy's "channels" and directing that nil communica- (ions go through them. • • ' Charges Censorship ; "They won't let anything: out ot here that would, let anybody think we can get along with these peo- 'Ple," he said. 'Willis cited as ; a» example n report he made after a Ukrainian trip which he "hnc. reason to believe" never got biyond one or the embassy first jCfrctni-ics. We charged tha' the officials had prevented hitli from reporting directly back-to his superior, William Benton, assistant Secretary ot State for public affairs. 'Willis, who.,came here in September, 194B. complained Frequently \ to embassy ofoficiiils ot S&.'--.<--.. -'- : ....(.. Wentol collapses Into the nnns of her husband's aunt, Mrs. Mary Frankmn, in a Nornslown Iroom nflc,- hearing her liiutoaiKl. Gerald, convicted of second degree murder for tho or Miu'lrvm Green in her PolUilown. Pa., apnrtnient lust December. Loft to right, in fore; Ernest Sell, a cousin of the defendant. James Wnsiicr. a relative, Mrs. and Ralph Wenlsiel. defendant's In-otlie.-. (NBA Tlephpto.)'' .icarf- Wentzcl whli Mrs. Duke of Windsor Aids Bell-hops In Battling Blaze in Swank Hotel By I.KO TUIiNKK (United Press StiilT Cnm'simmlcru • | inldnlghl In rt uviste basket in the -„-,... .._,,, • i npai'tincnl of liai-on Egmout Van NtW YOBK, Ajml 10. <UPl-Thc Xliylen of the Netl.ed.liub rll.ilo- Duke of Windsor, fonnei- Kin-; or matte corps cinrlnc a gin rummy bnglnnd. helped put out a tiro <m party. It v,-ns lonfined '- - -'-•->the 34th floor of the Wuldorf-Arto- I'la. then turned in early today and had a good night's sleep. The Duke was calm, a hnroness lost her mink cont. and .inothei- guest thought it was nil nn international conspiracy to keep liui- from scoriniron n cin rummy hand. The fire broke out shortly iKfoi-r treatment he wns accorded. 'Last month Smith called him in nnrl Infcrmed him he ,- x ns being trensferrcri lo Hmtapo'it as assistant In' the U. S. Infcrmatipn Service office there. The oiitljini: of- tif-es needed bolstc'rlri" 1 told. -Him") ns I am. r I'm beini; s:ianghaied." he said. Jte refused to co and his resignation was requested, Willis said the interview informing him of Hie Budapest was. one of (he few 1 the got to see Smith. - Other hotel guests, alarmed by the smell of smoke, darted into tlie hall and found Ihc Duke, who occupies a nearby suite, calmly hclpin>; two bell-boys play out n Tire hose. "I saw Ihe duke aiding two boll- boys wilh (he hotel hose nml I Ditched in," said Raymond Lowcry. another guest. The other guests fled. The hotel management said the duke smiled, brushed aside their Ilianks nix! retired to his suite. Attempts to telephone him and welcome him to the rnnks of Neiv York volunteer fire fighters hronijlv, the ITS HERE NOW! reply, "the Duke of Winds-)!' is know when nsle< 1'." 'I'hr duko slept late. A hotel spokesman said it wns Ihe second fire of the night from wnsto baskets in the apartment. ... whore Ihp baron nnd baronc.is were Rest transfer entertaining. It was confined to imcs he ever vnss. curtains, drape. 1 ;, bedspreads and the baroness' $2,000 mink coat. The apartment was fireproof. City firemen arrived to rind the baroness in (he hall fretting about a jewel box in her bedrooi-.i con- •tnliilng $200,003 worth of family heirlooms. A fin-man dashe.l into the smoke filled room nml retrieved MASS the wooden box, slightly singed. '.Hit with the contents safe. The fire was discovered by Daisv Cliffoi-n. (in attendant for Ihu baron's children, Marie Helen, 10. ami Theodore, H. Mrs. George Gregory vi-ns the disappointed card party yuesi. 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