The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 16, 1953 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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VOL. XLVIII—NO. 249 \ BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ^__^ f THE DOMINANT NTCWRPAPPo riw xfrtt>-T*un**e.-w mw.i.r-i^ ...„ Mlssissppl Valley Leader Blylherllle Herald THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER Of NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Truman Predicts 'Golden Age of Peace' Ahead Collapse of Russia's Schemes Forecast in Farewell Address By ED CREAGH WASHINGTON (f, -Hellrlng President Truman predicts Soviet Russia's aggressive schemes will collapse, sooner or later, under the growing weight of the free world's Ana that, he forecast In a fare- 'n, um t? Sase lo lne nation from the White House last night, will 'ead to a new golden age—to an era of spreading world authorily and of peace "as far ahead as man can see." Truman took over the nation's radio and television networks for a highly personal, sometimes emo- lional, review of his eight turbulent years In the White House and for a guess at how they may look in the light of history. He pointed lo dangers ahead— or a possible new world war that . ™ u , ld di e the grave 'of Western civilization and of its Communist enemy alike. He disclaimed for this nation any will to provoke such a conflict by hurling ultimatums or by usin? __ terrible new weapons: "Starting nn atomic, war Is totally unthinkable for rational men." Support For Ike He called for complete public support of his successor. D. Elsenhower. Dwight Finally, putting eight years of controversy behind, the outgoing President ended his valedictory with B gentle: ~ "Good night—and God bless you As he dfd so, Mrs. Truman and Margaret appeared on either side of him for the TV cameras. ' Truman's last address from the chastely decorated oval office he will vacate Tuesday came only a few hours after he handed a firm piece of advice lo his successor: Free-for-all news conferences may be tough on' you but don't' give them up - (he people are entitled to them. It was at Just such a come-what- may session wilh newsmen — his 324th and last—that the President read a formal statement upholding the right of nen'smen to ask • chief executive, on behalf nf nofi 11 , >"-.'".i ul .,,.*y-j ...*_ 'Uljlks Wl>UL"^~n v CJUC open meeting"' 5 ° f ^^ in fe'P 1 ^. p ?^'- B.ythevil, It's Important to a demociacy Truman said, that "every medium of communication between the etll- zens and their government, particularly the president, he kept open as far as possible." He went on: Essential to Democracy BIA'TIIEVILLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 1953 TEN PAGES RUNAWAY TRAIN SMASHES SlATION-One car stands on its end atop another on a lower level in Union Station in Washington yesterday after a Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train from Boston ran wild and plunged through the station master's office a concourse, a news stand and collapsed the floor. At least 40 emergency patients were rusiied to hospitals but almost miraculously no one Vas reported killed. (AP Wirephoto). Approval of $21,300 City Outlay Disclosed City Council's Finance Committee'has okayed expenditures total- ling approximately $21,300, Mayor Dan Blodgett revealed yesterday Included in the approval are purchase of two new garbage trucks and paying oft an 58,000 note on.the Tom A. Little Park on East Walnut 6 New Scouting Units Planned Explorer Posts, Troops Discussed At District Meet Plans for putting six new Scoul- Hg units in operation in the North Mississippi County 'District were discussed last night when the riis • tricl__met to map activities, for sweeper 'This kind of news ' conference whore reporters can. ask any kind of question they can dream of— directly lo the president of the United States — illustrates how strong and how vital our democracy Is. There Is no other country in the world where the chief of stale submits to such unlimited questions." Truman acknowledged with a See TRUMAN on Page 5 «-j»i^i^jci i.uaiA iur tsiyi, M,fchv11Ic 'and ano.hei Explorer Posl for Manila. Brown .Spur, Number Nine, and New Province are other communities where new Scout units may be located during the year Nearly 30 Scoutmasters and Scout leaders were present at last trucks, which are now in operation .were taken Jan. 2. The committee approved purchase of the about a week ago. The new trucks were purchased from Delta Implements Co., which submitted a low bid of $3,525. including trade-In of the two 1946 model trucks which were previously in service. Other bids were $4314 from Horner-Wilson Motor Co.. $3,800 from Phillips Motor Co., and $3,68H.32 from Sullivan-Kekon Chevrolet Co. The street sweeper, Mayor "Bloti- gett stated, will^mean,* considerable, savings In manpA\ver Jf-pur- ^i.Tt ec? *- .— -2 " ^^3 It has a tm*e-ciibio yara capacity as compared to the one-ninth cubic yard capacity of the, old sweeper night's meeting at the Dixie Pig. The group accepted a schedule of district courts of honor from District Advancement' Chairman Dick Watson which calls for a court in Blytheville Jan. 27. Other courts include Leachville April 7: . Manila, July B; and Blytheville, Oct. 10. action last night, the In other group: Voted, to sponsor a special See SCOUTS on Pago 5 /. D. Shedd Elected President Of County Heart Fund Group I. D. Shedd of Manila was clect- er president of the Mfssissipni County Division of the state chapter of the National Heart Foundation at a meeting of the organization at the Rustic Inn here last night. The dinner-meeting was held to plan the Heart Fund drive to begin ne.vt month. Other officers elected last night Weather Arkansas Forecast—Mostly Cloudy ard cold; some freezing ralrt east Freezing Rain and South portions this afternoon and tonight and in the Southwest portions Saturday. The lowest 10 to 20 Northwest and 20 to 3 elsewhere tonight. Missouri Forecast—Generally fair west and north, partly cloudy southeast tonight; Saturday partly cloudy northwest and extreme north: generally fair elsewhere; colder southeast, not so cold northwest tonlghf warmer west and north Saturday- low tonight/ zero to 10 north to •round 10 south: high Saturday around 30 northwest to the 50s southeast. Minimum this morning—00. Maximum yesterday—70. Sunrise tomorrow—7:0fl. Sunset todaj—5:H. Precipitation 21 hours to 7 a m —.10. Total precipitation since January 1—2.35. Mean temperature (midway between high and low)—50. Normal mean tmepreature for January—39.9. This Dale Tear Minimum thin morning—43 Maximum yesterday—12. rrccWation January 1 to this Hale—3.90. were Dr. W. W. Workman of Blytheville, vice president, and Fuy Elchieson of Blylheville, secretary! treasurer. Mrs. R. H. Watson of .Blytheville is county chairman for the Heart Fund campaign Pat Welch of the stale Hearl Foundation office, presented a film "Don't Fight Your Heart" and spoke on various heart ailments Pointing out that more persons were dying of heart trouble thsn any other disease, Mr. Welch de- Bribed the phases of National Heart Foundation work and research work being done on hca-t disease. Dr. Workman then aii- sivered technical questions on heart disease. Community chairmen (or Ihe Hear,t Fund drive this year include- Jimmle Sanders, Blytheville- Garfield Lewi*. Dell; I. D. Shedd, Manila; Joe Wheeler. Leachville; lhe Rev. Marcus Wllkerson, Gosnell- Mrs Johnnie Johnson, Yarbro- Mrs. Kecse Moore, Number Nine ' R W. Nichols, Armorel; Henry James Swift, Osceola; Mrs. Edith McDar.lels, Luxora and Victoria- Chils Tompklns, Burdclte- Bruce Wilson, Wilson; Calvin Williams Basselt: Julius Ralph, Frenchman's and Joiner: Charles Robert—, .-jlser; and J. c. Thams and H. H. Crawford, Dycss. Approved but not purchased, the mayor said, is a new 59,800 street sweeper Bids on the new garbage W. Missco Area Apparently Hit Hardest by Flu Total of 994 Cases In County Reported To Health Unit Here Leachvile and Manila areas appear to be the hardest hit by the Influenza epidemic, In North Mississippi County, according lo Mrs Annabel! Pill, County Health Nurse A total of 991 cases of Influenza have been reported to her office she said, but the outbreak is considered in epidemic stages only in the west of the Lake area Mrs. Fill her staff toured ••*-• OIIILJ lUULCU the West ^Mississippi Counly area yeslerday, examined school children and treated some She reported that 312 children were absent from classes al Leach- vllle's schools yesterday and that Dr. T. N. Rodman's ed 00 additional'cases of flu. A total of 275 cases of influenza were reported at Manila by br R W. Ratton, Mrs. Fill said, and'that in the last 10 days there have iwn 387 flu cases reported in Blyllle- ville. Seliols Stay Open' Red Supply Lines Plastered Again By UN Bombers 6 Sabre Jets Battle 24 MlGs; 1 Enemy Fighter Downed By FOHRKST KDHMHDS SEOUL wv-u. S. Sabre Jets- outnumbered 4-1 _ sent one Communist MIG15 spinning to earth and damaged another today while Allied fishier-bombers continued wasting Red supply artierles. The Firth Air Force'reporled six Sabres look on 24 MIOs In furious dogfights high over Northwest Korea LI. Peter j. Frederick of College Point, K. Y., was credited with the kill-thc nth In three Royal Australian Meteor Jets and U S. fighter-bombers teamed in blaslmg a road bridge 15 miles south of Pyongyang, the Red Korean capital, mid on the main supply route lo the frozen Western and Central Fronts. There were no reports of new dayllsht raids on the Slnanju Rail and highway center at thc Ciiong- chong and Taeryong rivers, but D26 bombers pountled a rail yard nearby Yongml last nfglil Pilots reported destroying 105 Communist trucks. Battered Tor 12 Days The area has been battered In 12 day and night rnlds by more than 1,350 bombers since last Friday. On the balllctront, lhe mercury skidded lo nine below • zero on the Central Front last nlglit—sec- ond coldest reading of the winter. Republic of Korea raiders again forded the icy Nam Kiver in swift hit-and-run attacks against entrenched Communists on the far Eastern Front. East ol "Luke the Cook's'Ciislle," the ROK soldiers reported killing nine Reds in a short but fierce hand'grenade and automatic v;eapons fight. Eighth Army briefing officers reported a three-hour daylight raid killed 37 and wounded n Chinese Reds on the Western Front near Panmunjom Thursday. weeks, at Rocky Point, key The county y health ': nurse said thai in spite of the laige 'number of absentees at the Manila ' and LcHchville -schools, her office has j<»u v»yaciiy 01 me, old sweeper „„» ,«,-_"j y J. —•—••'••=,,••«» which was purchased about 10 years "b«es d'^ontmuance of ^Tne city, he said. has. the machine on trial now Payment of the note on Little Park, Mayor Blddgett said, was an item that has been high on the city's list of projects. He explained that the note has been drawing six per cent interest. The Finance Committee is headed by L. G. Nash and consists of John Cnudil),and Rupert Crafton. Dr. Grimmett Found Dead Friends Find Body 18 Hours after Attack Dr. W. Blytheville A. Grimmelt, veteran physician, was found dead nt his. home at 113 South Lake here about 11 a.m. today. Coroner E. iM. Holt said Dr. Grimmett apparently had been stricken suddenly by a coronary occlusion alid had been dead about 18 hours when his body was found. * Friends who were unable to rouse the physician by telephone calls broke Into his home and found his body in the bathroom. Funeral arrangements were incomplete early this afternoon. Cobb Funeral Home I* In'chifrge. Ark-Mo Asks PSC Okay Of Gas Firm Purchase LITTLE ROCK HV-The Arkansas-Missouri Power Co. of Blytheville today applied to lhe Arkansas Public Service Commission for authorily to acquire all common stock of lhe Associaled Nalural Gas Co. The purchase price was listed as 5886.902. Both companies operate In lhe same lerritory. Plans lo buy the Missouri utility were announced In December. PEO Here Offers Scholarship A $1,000 scholarship to Cottey College, Nevada. Mo., Is'being offered by Blythevlllc's Chapter N of the PEO Sisterhood. The scholarship will cover better than one-half of ejipensos of a two-year course at the ' college which Is supported by the 112,000 members of the PEO Sisterhood over the United Sta*.es. In making announcement of the availability of the scholarship, Mrs. L. 15. Old, Chapter N> Cottey College ^*otnml!tce chairman, fRici, "Thc scholarship Is not. & loan, hut a gift. " •: "W« Hani to «iv« UM tchoJv- ship to a girl who will pay back lo society the Investment that has been made in her. "By that, we don't mean she ty. perhaps as a wife and mother.'' Applicants, Mrs. Old stated, must be serious In their desire to attend a liberal arts college for two years. .,•.••' Those wishing to make application, either, junior or junior cls-ss mf:rb»rs, way contact Miss Etfie Lee Terrell at Ulytheville High School. . • . .. However, all physical education isses at lhe Iwo schools have been discontinued and children are given breathing exercises during play periods. "It is the belief of this office that school children, In most cases'. remain quieter and more Inactive at school than they would at home nnd, therefore, barring any larger increase In absenteeism, the children who are not afflicted are better off In classes than thev would be al home," Mrs. Fill explained. She reported that Armorel, Bur- dctte and Gosnell schols have noted no high absenteeism due to flu. Other Diseases Reported In addition to the outbreak of influenza Ihcre have been oulbreaks of olher childhood diseases In the area. Fifty cases of measles and one case of mumps have been reported at Leachville and 35 cases of measles and an outbreak of chicken pox have been reported at Manila. Dr. Ratton reported one death from measles and encephalitis at Manila, Mrs. Fill said. One case ol scarlet fever and one case of mumps encephalitis were reported to thc Hea'lth unit by Blytheville doctors yesterday. Mrs. Fill stated thai eight cases of scarlctina ("strep throat") were reported at Dell Die latter part of last week but that no new cases have been reported since. Col. Schulz Named Ike's Military Aide WASHINGTON lift - The Army „ '"5 t; , he , rry , Commissio id toda 'that at ° St ° JkCr " c< ot said today 'thai at lhe request of President-elect Eisenhower It is-assigning Lt. Col. Robert L. Sch'llz as White House military aide. The post has been held by MaJ. Gen. Harry vaughan under President Truman. Schulz has been closely associated with Elsenhower since November, 1945. first as transportation officer and later as an aide. He went with him to Columbia University ana later to European defense headquarters In 1951. Schulz entered military service In 1840 and transferred to the regular Army in ifl47. Extra Day Is Added •.To Oaklawn's Season U J7 (LE *° CK <*V-The Arkansas state Racing Commission-today allowed the Oaklawn Jockey Club nn extra day of racing this year , „ . lie Commission y - approved mM Oaklawn meet formerly bei on a Monday here is no racing at the Iracl Sundays. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS on Sniper Ridge on T, . ' a lhe . llv Below-Cost Sales Target Of Arkansas Legislator ..By RAY STEPHENS LITTLE ROCK Ml-Scn. James D. Johnson of Crossell said today lie will seek lo prevent the retailing of merchandise below cost as "loss leaders" by amending his bill lo repeal Arkansas' Unfair Prncllces and Fair Trades Acls. A "loss leader" »ls any Item which a merchanl sells at less lhan It cost him. In an effort to lure customers. Johnson saltl he had been under considerable pressure since he introduced his bill on lhe firsl day of the 58th General Assembly. He declined to Identify lhe sources of lhe pressure olhcr lhan to say It was coming from "retail interests." Johnson's amendment would prohibit merchants from limiting the amount of a commodity that could be , cn»' thin this slllo outl th Way Cleared for Election Of Roberts as GOP Chief NEW YORK </p)-Thc way was cleared officially at President-elect Eisenhower's headquarters today for election tomorrow of c. Wesley H Roberts of Kansas as the new chairman of the Republican National Committee. the Red: artillery 'fell oft again for duy. Cherry's Race Group Installed IT-Man Commission Sworn in Today LITTLE ROCK Ifl— A , lew n . member Racing Commission named by Gov. Francis Cherry was to be sworn in today. Cherry announced the appointments yesterday shortly after he had signed into a law a bill reorganizing the Commission—abolishing the old Arkansas Racing Commission ond re-establishln^ It as the Arkansas State Racing Commission The action followed several weeks of controversy over slatus of two groups, named by former Gov. Sid McMnth. It wasn't certain that the new law had ended all angles of the squabble. Rep. Glenn Wnllher of Pulaskl County, attorney for Interests Reeking a new horse race track In St Francis County, has said courl action may be instituted to force the Cherry Commission to open and act on bids for Ihe proposed new track. One Commission advertised lor btd3 on lhe track last month and opening was set for today. McMalh, who opposed a second Irack for Arkansas, discharged nil members who attended the Dec. 18 meeting at which it was decided (o advertise for bids. A "new" McMath Commission now supplanted by lhe Cherry Commission—voted lo reject any bids which might be received. The Cherry Commission Is com- Second Perjury Charge Is Filed Against Knolfon Testimony Given In Divorce Fraud Trial Basis for Hew Count New charges of perjury In the first degree were filed against J. T. KnoKon by the persecuting attorney's office yesterday, accusing him of false testimony at his own perjury trial in circuit Court on Wednesday. The charges foUoti-ed 'Knollon's conviction of first degree perjury mid the pronouncement of a three- year sentence by Circuit Court Jud&;c Zul E. Harrison rccommended one Jsar.,seWnce i ht Ashmore Aci <X£t w»w returned jeslerday a* Judge Harrison »ia passing sentence on other convictions leturned during lhe week. The new information filed against Knolton accuses him of falsely tcs- lif.ving at his perjury trial Wednesday that William S. Radcr, Jr., Blylheville attorney, advised him lo .v.vcar in hfs divorce hearing lhat he had no children, that his wife Juanlta Knollon had left him In February. 1351, and he had last heard from her In St. Joseph, Mich., and. that he Jind lived In Nashville, Tenn, It furlhcr charges him with having falsely testified concerning his residence here with his present wife, and asfierts he knew these statements to be false when he made them. Appeals Granted ' In sentencing defcndcnts yesler- day, Judge Harrison followed recommendations ol lhe jury In all cases tried during the week. Appeals were granted Knolton and Mrs. Hollandsworth as they were sentenced to prison terms of three and Iwo years respectively. Bond was set at $1,soa for Knollon and $4,000 for Mrs. Hollandsworth. Buster Johnson, convicted of cnr- nal abuse In Monday's session, was sentenced lo 15 years. Also sentenced yesterday were Sec I'EIUUKY on Page 5 '. H. (Pati Mitchell of Malvcrn Marcus Fictz of Joncsboro. Nell Sloan of. Walnut nidge. Joe Reeves ' of^Warren, Joe Schmelzcr of Burrus of Tex- L. Dunaway of (Pete) Bennell of Lonoke, C. C. Clark of McOchcc and Milan Crclghlon of Faycile- vllln. Arkansas' only horse racing Irack now is Oaklawn Park al Hot Springs. Rock, Dr Conway, J, o. House Adjourns Until Monday LITTLE ROCK W— The Arkansas House convened for less than A minute this morning, and then adjourned until 1 p.m. Monday. Former U. S. Sen. Harry Darby, mllonnl cominltteeman from Kansas, lold a news conference lhat five-man subcommittee had unanimously recommended election ot Roberts to succeed Arthur K. Sum- merfleld of Michigan. Summcrfleld Is resigning as Republican National chairman to serve as poslmaslcr general in Eisenhower's administration. Darby said lhe subcommlllee mel early Ihls morning, discussed only Roberts as a possibility for lhe chairmanship, voted unanimously to / rccommend him lo lhe full committee,., then reported lo Eisenhower at his Commodore Hotel headquarters. 'He (Elsenhower) seemed lo be very happy about It," Darby said, .The Kansas cominltteeman added, however, thai Elsenhower "was very careful lo make II underslood lhat he feels selection of a chairman Is a responsibility up lo the national committee." The full OOP committee will meet in Washhigloti lomorrow. Election or Roberts now is a foregone conclusion. Roberls served during lhe recent campaign ns the national committee's director of organization: lie formerly was Kansas slate Repubjlran chairinin „ *^* > Kas , newspaper man ~» V On the subcommittee meeting" with thp Presldcnt^clccl are Ihese national committee members' Former U. S. Sen. Harry Darby of Kansas; G. Mason Owletl of Pennsylvania; C. C. Spades of Florida: Mrs. Wesley Dlxon of Illinois; nnd Mrs. Ncal Tourlellotte Inside Today's Courier News . I'.ips take on Wlilleh;iveii, mi., here loiiiglil . . . Sports : G . ... . of Washington State. Eisenhower will leave New York by special train Sunday Afternoon for Washington and arrive there that evening for Tuesday's Inauguration ceremonies. The general and Mrs. Eisenhower will occupy Sec EISENHOWER on I'ajje 5 Society lien s I'.1 K C . .M.irkcls . . Page 5 . Kiwanis Club Sets Up Health Center A communtly health center Is being set up by Dell's Klwanis Club. Mrs. Annabel Fill, counly hcallh nurse, said today. The club Is now at work on the former Boy Scout hut which will be used as a clinic. Mrs. Fill and Mrs. Frcemnn Robinson, county clinic nutrition- isl, will be at the center in Dell each Friday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m Services which will be available there Include Immunizations blood icsls, nutritional aid. aid U expectant mothers and cxamlna tlon of crippled children and In I bercular victims and suspects. [nursing program, Mrs. Fill stated. | school children ••• - through lhe nc\ Mrs. Fill said. ii i. i service ' English Versions of Classical Lyrics Mar Thompson Concert (EDITOR'S NOTE: The following review of the Hugh Thompson concert here last night was written .for the Courier News by Mr. and Mrs. Dallon C. Fowlston, Blylhe- ville music leathers. Both hold masters ileprces from Union Theological Seminary School of Sacred Music.) neVf worth der; .. . Speaker Carroll C. Hollens- called the session lo Rf MR. and MHS. n.SLTON FOWI.STOfC The second Civic Music Association concert of thc season was given last night at thc new high school auditorium by Hugh Thompson, baritone, and was attended by approximately 200 members. H was a shock to hear the Prologue to Pagllaccl. his opening number, sung in English rather than thc original Italian. Mr. Thompson's voice could have used lhe flexibility of the Italian vowels in songs was also sung In English. If Mr, Thompson felt lhat he must do n program entirely In English for the understanding of his audience he could have made up a program of English numbers rather than translations. U Is questionable how necessary the recognition of the words Is to the artistic understanding and appreciation of the composition. No translation can fit th music like thc original words fo which the music tins especially written. One redeeming number of thc entire program was the negro spiritual "Honor. Honor. Honor to the land" — whtch was suited to his voirc and he did with sympathy and appropriate feeling. The several .encores were aimed at the younger set who made up two-thirds of thc audience and were appreciative listeners. then Adjourne oul benefit of . His accompanist for the evening was Thomas Eames of New York, ' or - Place ol the hard lones of the with the roll call, KiiBlisli language, especially in hb "ZS^Sh. X^'-Un* second group ^""xWir^Sf 1 mo " on - was made up of German lieder. but I won will be ih f I,Vn iiiinn i» :n representatives i Ming In Ensli.-h, and 1,1s Ihhd [ of l-Yrr-nte and Tclcher Fcb° H I group which was nud« up of French 18:00 p m. purchased by a consumer. "Under this provision, when a lerchant sells nny Hem below ist, a competitor could buy his < 'tire stock," said Johnson. "I Ink (his would prohibit'any of below cost selling." Johnson said thai, despite oppo- >n, he would push his bill lhat -.laws all fair Iradcs laws except ic one governing ll(|uor sales. ''I jusl don'l believe lhe Klata luld guarantee n profit to any islness," said Johnson, "and mi's exactly .what a lair trade LW. does." Johnson said he had planned lo ilroduce legislation to outlaw the quor fair trades act, but that he low planned to wa)l until the louse acts on a similar measure. Will Introduce 1)111 Sunday He said, however, that if the. louse doesn't pass the bill before 1. authoried by Rep. J.A.Gipson if Saline'County, he will introduce he bill In the Senate. Johnson, a young Crossett atlor- icy said yesterday lhat lie plans :o Introduce a bill when lhe Senale reconvenes Monday to remove the jovernor's power to appoint roem- lers of the Stale Board of Educa- " in. l!o: Johnson said his proposed bill would provide lor lhe election of a Board member from each congressional dlslrict by the meni- liers of local and county schools boards. A seventh member would be elected by the trustees of state colleges nnd the University of Arkansas. The Slate Board members would serve staggered one to seven year terms. "Tills bill-will prevent any governor from g.ilnlng control of the Board," said Johnson, "and it will allow the Education Department (o tnnke some long-range plans because the education commissioner then won'l ho changed every time 11 new governor takes office." The Scnnle recessed yeslerday until 1 p.m. Monday. The House was to meet • this morning, but It, too, was expected lo go recess until 10 a.m. Monday after ..disposing or-rouline business, .T_ r i 1 <--*• Brought to US Arraignment Delayed For 2 Former Git WASHINGTON .(*>—Two former Army Intelligence servicemen accused ol spying- for Russia were , brought. into 0. S. District Court briefly today, but Ihelr formal arraignment was put olf until Monday. * ' Judge Alexander Hollzoff, delayed the arraignment of Otto Verber, 31, nnd Kurt Ponger,.39. to afford them opportunity to study the Indictment against them and to consult counsel. Verber nnd Ponger. arrested In Vienna where they were studying under the G. I. Bill of Rights, arrived here In shackles early today by plane. They were accused of being members of an international spy ring operating here and abroad under the direction of Yuri V. Novi- kov, second secretary of the Soviet embassy. At least three others are being detained In Vienna. U. S. officials today.Identified one as Rrnest Pis- lowilz, 40. Berlin-born and a nal- uralizcrf employee of the. U. S. Army's Intelligence service. They previously had dteclosed the detention ot Walter Laubcr, an American student, for questioning. A third man is known to have been seized hut U. S. officials aro withholding his name. IT. S. sources In Vienna said oth- >rn wife, Ceclle, 36. a American, was reoprted controlled zone of the city. Eisenhower Fills Two More Posts NEW YORK — President- elect Eisenhower today named Roberl W. Burgess, of' Pelham, N. Y.. as director of the census, and Robert c. Watson, of Silver Springs, Md., as commissioner ot patents, in thc new administration. Both posts are In the Commerce Department, which will be headed by Sinclair Weeks, of ._' Boston. LITTLE LIZ . Another misnomer )s "bride-: elect," She always nommafes her- • self, £*«

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