The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 23, 1947 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 23, 1947
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, 'APRIL 23, 1047 House Members! oasas Gorssons Cite Josephson KLYTHBV1M.E (AliK.) COUR1KK NKWS Contempt Action Voted Against Agent Of Passport Ring •WASHINGTON, April 23 (UP) — -^The House yesterday voted a con- ^•.«fc>l>t citation against Leon Jos- cphson, alleged key figure in au mlerimlkma! (j.issuort ring which supplied secret Russian agents with ]>!iony credentials. The vote wc.s 357 to 1. While the alleged Now Jersey Communists was being cited another link in l) )e passport ring— Gerhart Eisler—pleaded Innocent in district court to Indictments chare- in>; him ivith congressional contempt and making false statements in connection with passports he used. Those charges resulted from mi earlier contempt citation voted uy Ihe house against Eisler. Josephson was cited for contempt for refusing to testify before the House UnAmcrican Activities Com- mitlco. That also was the oriein "f lh r charges which brought Eisler inlo cnurt. Eisler. balding lormcr German .cfugee. alleged to lie an agent ol the Communist internalionaJe, will be tried May 28 on the contempt, indictment and June 16 oit the /<il5e statement charges. TJie UjiAmcricatt Activities committee charged that Josephson supplied Eisler with false passports. The House action against Josephson was voted shortly before it lock up the matter of citing Eu- Kene Dennis, general secretary of the American communist party, for contempt. He also refused to give testimony before the committee under oath. •~im Chairman j. parnell Thomas of •Jj 0 "nAmcrican activities com- wWtce charges that Dennis an'l Josephson chose to invite contempt, citations because "it was a lesser offense than perjury." Contempt citations voted by the House ar p referred to the Juslic'.' Department for prosecution. Charles J. MarRiolli. of Piits- bnrgh, PH., heads dr-fense counsel for Dr. Henry M. Caisson so-called "brains" O f Ihe C.Vns- soii munitions comhine. liis brother Murray arid Joseph F. Freeman, one of their top aides. Garssons and Freeman, alunj; with former Hep, Andrew J. May, nrc under federal indictment for war contract fraud. New Threats Made on Life Of Churchman NEW ORLEANS, April 23. ,'UP) —Armed guards were ordered to Mrrcy Hospital today to protect Father James Courtney, s. J., following reported Ihreats on the life of the priest who was stabbed four times at high mass last Sunday at the Church of the immn- culate Conception in downtown New Orleans. . Father Courtney, stabbed viciotn- ly jjv an attacker who leaped at his throat while ill-the--act of receiving communion from the Je- sjtft Priest, was reported "improved''' *W still .suffering intense 'pain early today. The threat on the priest's life reportedly was made by three men who appeared nt the hospital during the night. They reportedly told the nurse in charge that "we are goins to Ret. him." Father Courtney was stablicdouce in the throat as he bent to minister communion to Don L. Laurentz. 26, of Houston, Tex., TLau- rentz leaped the maibl e communion rail and stabbed the- priest again, once on each side of the neck and once in the - D ack before he was hurled to th c Iloor an«i disarmed of a small pockelknifc oy angry, shocked church-goers. GOP Convention Will Be Held In Philadelphia KANSAS OITY. Mo., April 2.1. J (UPi —Boosters of all but one of (lie major candidates for thc GOP presidential nomination were satisfied today with the selection of rhjjyclphia for the party's 1948 national convention. Thc GOP national committeemen supporting gen. Robert A. Tuft, o., fo;- (lie presidential nomination wanted the convention held In Clilcaco. Philadelphia won over Chicago yesterday by a committee vote of 72 to 26. The convention, featuring an East coast television houk-up blanketing 13 stales, will open June 20 of nctx year, with Philadelphia paying $250,000 for (lit- piivili-iii' of playing host. Chicago, which drew the 194! coiu'cnlioii for only 585,000 had offered 5U5,UOO. everything In "INSURANCE" UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY Over Cusrd Jewelry stof* "* A. F. DIETRICH, Mgr, o "\ JrjTI ;/^W Coolair Plus Cooling You Hick a switch anil a cooling hrcexc come:; Jloodhu; throu'-'h every loom in your home! Fresh, healthful outside air is drawn in through doors and windows and up through nn attractive' grille or automatic shutter into n suction box in thc attic. The COOLAIH FAN. im/imtrd in Ihe box. blows thc iiiv outdoors :u;:iin through attic exhaust opt'riin^s See thc COOLiMR FAN in. our store: you'll want it lor your home. Terms can be But don't wait, hot weather is just around Ihe corner! Coolair... Made in thc South For Southern Climate! 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