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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS •-.'-' THE DOMINANT NEWSPAP ' ' ' *^~" * f *—*- YOl,. XLVI1I—NO. 260 B,ytKev,,,e D^Ne*. $£$£ V H^^" Eisenhower Asked For Opinion on .Wilson Squabble ,, By JACK BEI.t, WASHINGTON (AP) _ Republican senators asktd President-elect Eisenliower today how to-meet bipartisan objections to confirming; Charles E. Wilson as secretar defense ifhe retains his huge- General Motors holdings. Two possible avenues were being*. ; explored around a legal barrio against Wilson's dealing as a fed eral official with (be motor firn the largest Defense Departmen conlractor: 1. Possible special legislation re pealing present bans. 2. Interpretation of the spirit o the law to show H wasn't mean to apply to Cabinet officers. In New York Eisenhower's pres secretary, James C. Hagerty, sai. he had no comment on the situa • tion or on speculation that Wil son's name might be withdrawn He said Wilson was in Eisenh<™ er's headquarters yesterday bu did not talk to the President-elect Chairman Saltonslall (B-Mass of the armed services committee which put off further action on th proposed Wilson appointment Unti Monday, told reporters he want to discuss the mailer with Eiset! t hower, Herbert Brownell Jr. an. t. Sherman Adams. .'. Brownel! has been designated a attorney general, Adams as presi dentiai assistant. Conrrtss in Recess Both House and senate were ou of session today, the House unti Monday, th« Senate until Tuesday Martin P. Durkin, to be secrc tary of labor, yesterday became the fifth of- Eisenhower's Cabine choices, to be approved by com miltee. The others: Arthur Sum merfield, postmaster genei al; Douglas McKay, secretary o interior; Ezra Taft Benson, sec .retary of .agriculture, and Join Foster Dulles, secretary of state Yet to be approved, besides Wil fon, are Brownell; George M Humphrey, secretary of the Treas ury, and Sinclair Weeks, sccretarj of commerce, Sen. Morse of Oregon. forme_ Republican turned independent niade it clear, that even if the r-e'i.- sgrv'f es committee ap - Sen CABINET on A'agc 8 Five Injured In Georgia Train Crash SAVANNAH, Oa. «V-The Atlantic Coast Line's fast Minuii-to- Boston Miamian passenger train crashed Into the rear of a freigh train in the fog early today and injured five persons, two criiicallj' Two diesel locomotives and at least eight cars were derailed, some twistsd and shattered, in the smashup about 3 a.m. at the nearbj hamlet or Fleming, Ga. The freight caboose and an empty pullman burst into names but the fire was confined to them. State Trooper E. E. sharpe said the freight, a 56-car Southern train had pulled up with a holboK or track used jointly by the ACL and Southern. He added that he understood It sent up Hares but that they probably were not seen In the heavy fog and deep overcast. Apparently the most .serioitslr injured were Robert Robinson of Savannah, passenger train engineer and Selman R. Pack, .Waycross. Ga. fireman. ' Both were reported ir critical condition with multiple fractures. Weather Arkansas Forecast — Cloudy and cold. Freezing rain In north por- FREEZING BAIN lion this afternoon. Partly cloudy Lowest temperature 15 to 25 north and 25 to 35 In south portions tonight. Warmer Sunday. Missouri -Forecast —' Cloudy this afternoon and tonight with snow north and east portions this afternoon, diminishing tonight; snow likely to accumulate to Vicar thrse inches over sections of north portion by night; Sunday mostly cloudy with diminishing light snow northeast and extreme north portions- slightly- warmer Sunday; low fol night middle 20s: high Sunday 30s southwest to 35 lo 30 northeast Minimum this morning—28. Maximum jcstcrday—32. Sunrise tomorrow—7:0<£ Sunset today—5:n. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m. —15. Total precipitation since January 1—2.50. Mean temperature (irildway between high and low)—30. Normal mean temperature January—39.9. Thts Date Last Year Minimum this mominc* 55 j. r ,..=,,„.,, ,..„..._;,.._.,-_ Precipitation January 1 1 0 this for Two US Sabres takeonSMIGs In Running Duel One Enemy Jet Said Downed; Loss of Two Superforrs Revealed By GEORGE MCARTHDR SEOUL, Jan. 17 —Two U S Sabre jet pilots fought a twisting' running, air duel with eight Com munis MID jets today LdsaTti they shot down one. The Sabres picked the fight They, jumped the ejght MtGs at 45,000 feet over Northwest Korea Capt. Vincent E. Stacy of Crys- Wie kill. He now has a score''of 1 MIG shot down, 1 probably destroyed and 1 damaged In Tokyo, Ihe Air Forces disclosed two BSD Superforts were shot down by Red night fighters during Die week and that 13 MIGs were destroyed as against no Sabres. Australian twin-jet M e t e o r s roared out in the morning hours against Communist supply vehicles. A low overcast held dowii the number of [lights but Ihe Aus- sies reported at least five trucks dcstroyed. 13 MIGs In a Week The Fifth 'Air Force said its Sabre sharpshooters-downed U Aiios in the week ended yesterday without losing a single plane in air combat.. But^cdmmunist gionnd BUnners shot down five Allied v ai panes, the Fifth said, and tlnee planes were lost to other causes presumably mechanical failure The week's jet battles erupted as Allied wnrplniies mounted their biggest strikes since midsummer They pounded and blasted the vital Sinanju transport hub in almost around-the-clock raids. H was the third straight week that the speedy Sabres emerged unscathed from MIG battles. Rail Network Poumlert During the week's heavy raids the vital network of road nnd rail bridges north of Sinanju look terrific Pasting. Allied planes Blanketing all of North Korea de stroyed bridges and,knocked ----=>--' >•",*,, &m/kj[it:u gaping holes in 28 more, the Fiftb said. supply areas near Chasan, north of Pyongyang, Ground action flared across the frigid battlefront last night and •Iy today, the Eighth Army re- Ported. Temperatures fell below zero nil along the line. Communist troops assaulted Pinpoint Hill. Rocky Point and Finger Ridge on the Easi-Centrnl Front In the west, Ihe Chinese threw about 90 men In a brief assault on a bill in the Little Norl sector All the Red probes were driven back, the Eighth Army snid An Eighth Army staff officer said 1,781 Reds were killed, wounded or captured during the week ended Jan. H. Chairman Today Roberts Is Slated To Get Post Held by Arthur Summerfield By n. HAnoi.n OUVRR WASHINGTON. W>-Republican Pflrly chieftains gathered here today for a double purpose-to pick a new chairman and start n hoop- dc-doo leading, up to Tuesday's presidential inauguration The parly's national committee —now 146 members strong under the bonus rule adding stale choir- men for states carried by the GOP —was nil sot to elect c. Wesley (Wes) Roberts, former Kansns newspaperman and World War II veteran, as chairman to succeed Arthur E. Summerfield of Michigan. Summerfield is resigning ( o become postmaster general in President-elect Eisenhower's Cabinet. Both Summerfield nml Roberts who has Eisenhower's okay, were Eisenhower supporters well before on the President-elect yesterdae Summered, when designated postmaster general last month said he would give up (he chairmanship because, he felt the Cabinet post was a full-time job. Major party chairmen have done double duty in the past on occasion. Will Hays, Indiana Republican, was chairman and postmaster general, as was Democrat. Jnmes A. Farley. Howard McGrath of Rhode Island served for a time -as Democratic chairman while atill a senator. Election This Affcrnoon The morning session of the committee today was to be given over to speechmaking. Roberts' elec- Sce GOP on Page 8 m —~u persons sus- Woman Nabbed in Spy Roundup British-Born U. S. Army Employe Held By Security, VIENNA Ai/slrhi agents round'ug up „„„„,„, aus . peeled of being- Implicated in an international spy, ring sponsored by the Russians announced tonight the arrest for questioning of a Vienna-born British woman working for Ihe U. S. Army U. S. officials identified ihe woman as Mrs. Theresa Harris' 30, who had been working for the U. S. Army installation in Vienna since 1949. Mrs. Harris, whose maiden name was Theresa Kal- nar, left Vienna in 1938 before Ihc Nazis occupied the city and went to Britain, where she married an Englishman. She was divorced from him in 1948 and returned to Vienna with her small son Her parents live in Vienna. B20 Snperforls last night rained n*'?' «*"' S ls the " lird l>erson 90 tons of bombs on two enemv P- i ° fflclals . tav « reported de- supply areas near Chasan- S ."_'"'? ' or .. <lu « llo "! n <r in «™>ec- .NORTHEAST; ARKANSAS ANDJOUTHEAST MISSOURI SATURDAY, JANUARY 17, 1953 ' EIGHT PAGES NEW OFFICE - shown above are views of the new office of the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association here. An open house will be held by the Association at its new office tomorrow. (Courier Ne»» J'hotos) * ' * * * )f. TB Office Open House Tomorrow An open house will be held by the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association tomorrow at its rtew office on Chickasawba Avenue here. The open house will be held from 2 until 5 p.m. At 3 p.m., special .memorial services for the late Steve Ralph of Osceola, former .Tuberculosis Association board member and a member of Ihe building committee for the new office, will be conducted by the Rev. E. H.- Hall, pastor of Dell Methodist Church. .With the erection of this building the County Association became the's'CQnrt in/the state to' own Us owVofllee" 1 " *V> Mrs. Frances Gammlll, executive secretary of the association, said hostesses for Ihe open liouse will be Miss Mnrjorie Boyle of Osceoln, Mrs. Leslie Speck of Frenchman's Bayou, Mrs. Winston Hoover of Victoria, Mrs. F. L Husband of Blythevllle and Mrs J. T. Polk of Keiser. Guests of honor will be Mrs. Steve Ralph of Osceola. Hays Sullivan, past president of the Association; Mrs. Rodney Banister and Mrs. George Roland Green of Bly- tlieville. who were Christinas Seal sale chairmen before the association had a full-time secretary, and Mrs C o. Redman, Hie association-, first full-time executive secretary uho retired last year. In Divorce Fraud Cases — T " W"*l£j 111 VilJIJI«iU- tion with Ihe 'arrest on espionage charges of two Vienna-born Americans, Otlo Verber nnd Kurt L -jer. U. s. officials stressed that no formal charges have been preferred against Mrs. Harris pending furlher investigation. A score more friends and con- Lacts of Otto Verber and Kurt L Ponger. naturalized Americans now n Washington awaiting trial, have been questioned In Vienna since the arrest of the two men Wednesday. 'As far as I know, no Austrians lave been picked up," a high u S. official said. There had been an unconfirmed report that an Austrian girl had been seized. • How Many and fo Whom Investigators Want to Know of Eniwetok Letters By E I/TON WASHINGTON C. FAT Atomic Energy Commission" inves- ligalors are sill] trying to find who ind how many men wrote letters home last fall lelllng about the world's biggest nuclear explosion at the heavily guarded Eniwetok Proving Ground. A preliminary report Is in hands of the Navy vas learned today. the nnd AEC, it But Ihe two agencies would say mly that the investigation has not been concluded. The Initial reports apparently ..,.„.,., alJpalmLUV vere made by officials of Ihe task orce which conducled the latest Atomic test scries, Including detonation of a hydrogen device They contained only confirmation hat letters possibly containing In- ormation inlendert to be secret ap- arently were mailed by C rcw deny ever having received them None of the number of Ictlers published during the week or two preceding AEC announcement of conclusion of the test scries con- jaliicd! precise, technical Information. But there has been concern lest Ihe graphic word-pictures of an atomic cloud column, fire blast and other features of unprecedented proportions unintentionally may have provided Russian nuclear scientists with valuable scraps of Information. The assumption Is that prosecution of am/ eases would be under either Ihe Atomic Energy Act or Ihe various security regulations Applicable to military personnel. In either case, punishment could be Imposed for violation of ihe law or regulations without in-, voklng Ihe Federal Espionage Act. Tins law has provisions requiring j Swiney Gets Year: Cain Sentence Suspended Knolton Withdraws Appeal, Offers Apology To Rader for Accusation Made During Trial Closing out the adjourned criminal division term, In session since , n snce Monday, Circuit Court Judge Zal B. Harrison yeiterday sentenced Ray Swiney to one year in prison on first degree perjury charges and gave Alma Cain a two-year suspended sentence for forgery + • Swiney, first charged with forgery in obtaining a divorce last year, was charged with perjury In an information filed by the prosecuting attorney's olfice ycstcrdny. The Information accused him of falsely testifying at his divorce ' hearing concerning relations with his wife. Swiney entered a-nlea of guilty Accused Soviet- Envoy to Comply With US Demand NEW YORK W>y—Yuri V. Novikoff. Soviet Russian diplomat accused of directing a spy plot, will comply with a State Department demand and leave the United States tomorrow ,11'wns learned today. Novikotf. second secretary in the Soviet Embassy in Washington, is scheduled to leave Idlcwild Airport at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow aboard Airlines plane for Brus- He was named a s co"-consplrator. but not a defendant, In the case of two American former" soldiers who were indicted Tuesday on charges they attempted to obtain United States Intelligence secrets for thc Soviet Union. The Stale Department declared Novifcov persona noil grata, or personally unacceptable. A diplomat so described has no recourse but to leave the country to which he Is assigned. a Sabena sels. Settoon Made Partner in Firm Burton L. Scltoon, since 1941 manager of Blytheville's Board of Trade, has been made a general partner of W. E. Richmond amf Co., Memphis. Mr. Settoon becomes the seventh partner In the firm and will continue to be the company's representative in Blytheville. He has been with Ihe Richmond company for 21 years' and Is a native of Blylhevillc. --- .......^,, *,j, i;jLvvj , »•• v * ,.^n>jii itvjiiirins; nembers from ships of the force i lh;lt " llcnl >""s* he shown lo In- What the investigators obviously ! m " ," !c "' s - bv deliberately re seeking arc actual letters •hlch can be turned over to Ihe e ustice Department. It will be up o the department to decide whelh- r there Is sufficient evidence for rosecutlon of some of the letter Tilers, as was hinted by AEC of- Iclals. The word such action In state- nenl by AEC Chairman Gordon November, m?v havp o received . lansferrlng classified Informa- ,"' J?° ar ' therc h! « 3 been no In his statement Nov. IB, which • —•- t.uv. II) \M]]CI1 writers had any slnsister purpose suggestion that any of Iho letter accompanied the announcement of the test, Dean said security of the project had been generally attained. But he said the AEC was concerned . . . over the letlers puiporlltigr to describe some events In conncclion with the tcsis " lie Flu Hits Courier Carrier Ranks The Influenza epidemic has struck thc^ Courier News' staff of carrier » Five of the 26 city carriers have been confined to bed due to tlu Substitutes are taking orer some routes and other boys are "doubling up on routes. If your paper Is delivered somewhat later for the next few days, it 1 paper boy la I route*. '"ay be b<Y,ii.'-e j«<.ir having to u*. _, „—_,. , v r , t( i w , ftUilL.) to perjury yesterday and his prison term was levied on that count. On his previous plea of guilty to forgery, he received 'a two-year suspended sentence. Miss Cain had been charged with forging Swincy's name to a waiver of appearance which was presented at thc divorce hearing by Swiney. Ralyh Wilson of Osceola, attorney for J. T. Knollon, this morning issued (he following statement for his client: "My client has advised me that he wishes to withdraw his appeal and lhat he wishes to make a public apology to Attorney William S Rader for involving "him In the divorce action." Mr. Wilson stated that Knollon has decided "lo go, on over and serve his three years." Ashmore Sentenced In other action yesterday, Judge Harrison followed the jury's recommendation In sentencing Ray Ashmore to a one-year prison term following his conviction for embezzlement, Ivy Kennedy's pica of guilty - ——J " M L ^<* Ul £UUlA LQ grand larcency entered Thursday was set aside yesterday and the* with co " tlnued - Kennedy, charged terday that he was not gumy/but had pleaded guilty In order to get out of prison quicker. • Bond was set at $2,000 for Bobby Joe McAdams, charged with bursary and grand larceny in connec- lon with the theft of sb o«° s"o worth of Urcs from Ihe Rlggs Motor Co. In f/cachvllle on Jan. a. . A motion flicd ,„ rethlcc nc of Polly Kollanrtsworih. who appealed her convlcllon of per- V acce " l<; ' 1 by. the court and bond was reduced from $4,000 ^ £3,000. On FBI Disapproval Of Two Employes My itMHVI.V AKKOWSMITil .ul UsVateimeToun^deJdcped- 1, C111 , *™, V Y ? RK (rAP >, ~ P^WenUelect Eisenhower's .day between Secretary of State liead( H'arlcrs has refused to confirm or deny a published "'l?!lf £5" ^ oslc !- Dl1 "- ••«• !' CI)0rt . " nl iwo mi;10 >- N«w York office emnloves hnvn ll On Soviet Policy Russian Envoy Blasts State Department Chief i Proposals By JOICK M. tllGMTOWKR _ WASHINGTON «*» - An open eak over policy loward Russia tot — .. — ., „^^.i «-nvi y <ji ami!** deslRiiale John Foslcr Dulles and Ihe Stale Department's lop expert on Soviet relations, George p Ken nan. Kennan is assigned as U. S envoy to Moscow but has been unable lo fill that post for many months. The Soviet government barred him after he publicly compared Its isolation of foreigners in Moscow to the practices ot thc Nazis before World War If. The iioflcy break has developed over Dulles' declared intention lo use all sorts of peaceful measures —he 1ms not specified precisely what he would .do—for the promo- lion of Ihc spirit of liberty in Soviet satellite countries and eventually thc liberation of those countries Dulles told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Thursday (hat he was certain such a policy on the Mart of the United Siales government could be developed and made cffeclive and tiiat those who said it could not simply did not know what Ihey were talking about. He advocated "moral ores! sure and the weight of propaganda" to achieve the purpose. Sluny Disagree Persons familiar with Ihlnklng Inside the state Department have iicen aware since the presidential political campaign, when Dulles first amplified his proposal, lhat many career officials In the SInle Department disagree with his thesis, They believe Ihc pollcv he advocates would be extremely risky Kcnniux spoke out Inst night h - -j-v-.u «HU 11101, lllf^lU HI an address lo the Pennsylvania Slate Bar Association at Scranton. He did not use .Dulles' name, but criticized "Iliose' who point to what they believe lo be the unhapi.incss of tbei various peoples, under Soviet rule and advocate p. policy which, placing oiir -hopes on tiic possibility of the internal disintegration of Soviet power, would make It the purpose of government action to'promote such disintegration." Kennan said such a purpose and policy for the United Stales would not be consistent "with our International olillgntfon, with common membership with other countries in the United Nations, with the maintenance of formal diplomatic relations with another country." " replete wllh possibilities See DULLES on I'iigc 8 Ice Is Blamed For Accident Icy roads were listed as the cause of nn accident at the Ynrbfo over- vl ">pass on Highway 01 north last "while, nighl. A IMO Studcbaker owned by S. D -.,.....,1 imjivjll uy o. U. "J lu auiJi: f atton was nearly demolished when manentjy. y emosed whe was struck by a 1050 Kord truc driven by j. A. Barker of Boonevlll reported this morning. Thc overpass was frozen over Patrolman Smalley said, nnd Mr' ration's car skidded cross-ways in the rond. • The passengers got. out and tried o stop traffic, he said, bill Ihe Barker truck wns unable to slon ind skidded Into the car. No one was injured In the collision Patrolman s in a 11 cy cautioned drivers against Ihe possibility of lev roads again tonight. An accident In Blythevllle about noon yesterday resulted In fender iamngc to two vehicles. The col- Islon occurred at Fifth and Main Streets between A. w. Tennis. 1201 West Holly, and a Shcrwin Wlf- Inms Paint Company panel truck Officer Bert Ross Investigated SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS y a , that two minor Now York office employes have Whlt ° H ° USe J ° bs Cherry Wants Free Hand for Highway Group Governor Expresses Hope Assembly Won't 'Hamstring' Body • ... By I, EON HATCH LITTLE ROCK W _ Gov.Ghcrry lopes the Arkansas Legislature an not hamstring- the new Highway Commission by Imposing on It L,'.'fL^" 111 ' 11 SCU "'S out how It funds d ' constluc «°n The yet-to-lie approved Commission has a similar view, Chairman /,? °'u, F ; °' T of Fl - Smlt " 3a| den. W. J. Hurts of Rector has proposed lhat the Legislature specify thai (he Commission must spend half n s , um(s fcl . sccom ,' au £ ' roads 1 C " 10 '' '° r P rln "»T Cherry said yesterday he " .B. n,t p,,Hlcu lfl Kin — ' *'*-»tar person s bill, but mldcd ],o believed the Commission should be allowed to use its discretion in how (he money wns allotted. Full use of federal matching I un els — a ccrtal nportion of .which are allotted specifically for secondary roads •_ assure that a considerable sum will 'be used for highways of this type In any cai2 Cherry said. . . .. ! v Ihler'rWsvCoiidiictcd ' He said he believed the Commission sincerely wants lo give Arkansas the best possible road system for available money and thought it should be given "a trial Wore any limitations are placed The Commission, which hasn't iJeen confirmed by the Senate yesterday concluded MB Interviews of applicants for (he highway dlrcc- ™ o job, a position for which the Commission Is seeking a maximum salary of $J5,000 yearly. Tim Commission won't make any "' " ! announcement of its choice until it clcct lakes office. : However, the "commission "suggested" llmt Orval Failblls. appointed highway director by former iov. McMnlh. be retained for 1 The report cnine us Elsenhower made ready to announce more appointments lo positions in the new administration lonighl. The President-elect had no callers scheduled in advance at his Commodore headquarters today but he planned lo be at bis desk for a final round of work in Man- battan. He leaves for Wnshinglon by special train tomorrow afternoon and will occupy the presidential suite al the stallcr Hotel there until his inauguration Tuesday. The general spent yesterday afternoon at Columbia University, where lie said a sentimental farewell lo Ihe students and faculty. His resignation as president of the university is effective Monday. Lust night he spoke briefly at dinner given by the university's Law School. Taper Reports Disapproved /The New York Times said today that two employes at Eisenhower's New York headquarters "have been denied White House jobs len- latively assigned them, on the basis of unfavorable Federal Bureau of Investigation reports." The Times slory by w. H, Lawrence did not name the employes H snid they had been engaged in secretarial nnd clerical work arid rot, slated for Important White House positions. Tlic FBI, ni the Eisenhower headquarters request, has been screening all persons picked' for jobs in the Incoming administration by the President-elect, as well as Ihoso namcrt by his appointees Referring to the Iwo ManhatfaA. employes who renoitetlly have been Inured fiom White House Jobs Ihc Times sold ihcPM" 1 " 1 " lhe -" rs ^i* e - "** on any- tUely selected b } Vn'c""l!l^nh(»''er administration Elsenhower's press secretary refused to confirm or deny the re- f have absolutely no comment," Hagerty "tolrt newsmen. Asked whether Eisenhower knew about Ihe Times story, Hagerty replied: port "I don't bejicve so." And he shook his head negatively when asked whether he planned lo discuss it with the President- . The Commission was petitioned by 16 senators to keep Faubus per- -,,„ <,r , ,' ••• "• "uutiBviiic. i""iju.-,uu mginvay legs at on nrob- "ported thl, n^ P M T ° m Sm "" Cy ?' )I , y W '" bC rcady for '"^duetto, H-IJUILCU inlS nlOrmncr (n Ik,^ t An l_l_i Cherry said several pieces of proposed highway legislation prob In Ihe Legislature early next week Cherry said Ihese would Include a bill to Implement provisions of !he constitutional amendment a- doptccl at the November general election under which the present Highway Commission Is set up Inside Today's Courier News - . . Paps jcl lift], «! n w iu, (». 28 decision over \Vhilchnvcn Sporls . . . r : i,5e 5. ... . . . C. of C'. members 1 votes shoiv need for nc»- stivers. . . editorials • • • 1'anc -I. . . . . . Society news . ,', J'.ige z. . . American Leprosy Mission Official To Make Two Talks in Blytheville Marines May Use Draft WASHINGTON WV-Tlie Marines may have to turn to the draft for men. because nearly half the corps' 2.10.000 men will be rotated out of the service this vcar. the c iwo (of"ihc „ JttUttce- eal-1 yesterday. Mrs. Thomas R. Husk of Atlanta, a., national field secretary of American Leprosy Missions, wlU speak at the First Christian Church here at 7:30 p.m. Monday under sponsorship of the BIytllcvlllc Council of Church Women. She also will speak at 2:30 p.m. Monday at a meeting of women of he Presbyterian Church. Recently returned from a two- month tour of leprosy colonies in be Dels-tan Congo and Ihe Came- oun. Mrs. Rusk will speak on the work of both Protestar.1 and Cath- lic missionaries among leprosy \lc- ims in Africa. In the liclgian Congo, she visited leprosy colonies of Ihe Presbyterian, U.S., Methodist, American Baptist and Conserve list Baptist Mission Board and thc Africa Inland Mission. In the Camcroun, she surveyed Presbyterian colonies. During her lour, she saw about 5,000 leprosy victims In » colonies. Before enlcrlng leprosy work, Mrs. Husk was public relations counsel- lor for Southwestern In Memphis in and Brlhavrn College In Jackson, n- j Miss. American Leprosy Mksions is 1 » national agency which maintain! Exact .V.ilure Not Disclosed "The exact nature of Ihe FBI's report on the two employes was nnl disclosed." Ihe Times sojd. "It was understood, however, lhat Ihe FBI s u g g e s t e d the employes should not be hired because - of something unfavorable in their records. The implication was that they were not disloyal' but that Ihey might prove bud security risks." Lawrence wrote that "one offi- clnl said nn unfortunate aspect of Ihe refusal by Ihe FBI lo clear Ihe two employes was that It might lie embarrassing for a large number of clerical and stenographer workers now p.t Ihe Elsenhower headquarters who never were slated for While House Jobs and who would cease work after Ihc head- qnarlers was closed down alter the inauguration in Washington next Tuesday." About 125 persons are employed at the New York headquarters and less than half of them will be taken to Washington immediately. While Eisenhower was saying his farewells to friends at Columbia University yesterday afternoon, thc headquarters announced he had appointed: 1. Mrs. Osxvald B. Lord of New York lo succeed Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt on the United Nations Human Rights Commission. . 2. Mrs. Alma Kittrcdge Schneider of Mt. Morrison. Colo., a member of the Republican National Committee, as -superintendent of the mint at Denver. Eisenhower choked up with emotion at the outset of his farewell talk to thc Columbia faculty at the McMillan Theater on the campus. He received a standing ovation, and then remarked: "As you know, the loncue Is likely lo stumble over a full Sec IKE on Tajc S LITTLE LIZ Mrs. Thomas R. Husk 143 leprosy colonies In 38 countries in cooperation denominational national mission board*. with 62 Proliant and interdenomi- Even (he plunging neckline coa'i moke people indifferent to Ihe plunging dollor. SN[A

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