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THURSDAY, JUNE t, 1M» BLYTHBVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE War Over Isms Held Possible Communist Doily's Editor Testifies In Conspiracy Cose NEW YORK, June 2—<3>j-The possibility of armed conflict in the United States over establishment of "Socialism- Is admitted by a defendant in the Communist con" ' trial. " the faint would lie with "Wall I of New Yorlc - Civic Music Directors to Meet Tonight Dates for a membership campaign and tentative plans for Blytheville Civic Music Association^ next season will be outlined at 8:00 tonight at a meeting at the home of Mrs. J. Wilson Henry, 2308 Margaret Street, president. Directing the meeting will be Miss Edith Lowry, field represent ative of the Civic Concert Servio Obituaries Street" Interests—not wun the Communist Party—John Gates, editor of the Communist Dally Worker, testified yesterday. Gates told the court: "We advocated winning a majority of the American people for the establishment of Socialism, and we sough a peaceful means of doing that. "And the only way force and violence would come into the picture would be If the big corporations «nd financial intersts would attempt to prevent the American people for instituting socialism when they so desired." Judge Harold R. Medina commented that "maybe that is the catch in'It." The witness asked, "the catch In what, sir?" The judge replied: "As to how you figured that out. Do you say you would wait until they did use force and violence first before you would try to overcome It?** Hary Sacher of defense counsel objected and the judge withdrew the question. Gates, first of eleven defendants to testify, spent his sixth day on the witness stand. The eleven, all 'members of the U.S. Red politburo, are charged with conspiracy to advocate violent overthrow of the government. Miss Lowry said today that she was on a "service call" to th< Blytheville association, and tha 1 not only would dates for the membership drive be set, but organize tjonal leaders, who rill be active in the c&tnpaign, will have much of the work explained to them, and the group can take option on any of the artists available for the next season that are in particular demand here. Those to meet tonight are officers and a selection of the membership of the Blytheville Association. Miss Lowry has completed service calls at Natchez, Miss, and Helena, and will continue to Terre Haute, Ind.j and then Michigan from here. George C. Hudson Dies; Rites to Be In Forrest City Last rites for George Clay Hudson, Sr., 62, will be conducted at 2:30 tomorrow afternoon at the Holt Funeral Home by the R«v. H. M. Lewis, pastor of the First Metho dist Church of Forrest Ctty. Mr. Hudson, who was associated with the J. C. Ellis store at Bar field, died early this morning at the Blytheville Hospital. He entered the hospital Sunday for an operation (or a stomach »llment. He was born near Walnut Ridge, but had lived in Mississippi County for more than 35 years. He was formerly associated with the Lee Wilson and Company at Wilson and Arm- ATOMIC Luxora Youth, Adopted By Missourians, Seeks Identity of His Parents Floyd Earls, adopted son of Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Earls of Portage- vllle. Mo., today Is seeking information about his parents, and his real age. The young man's parents left him In Luxora about 15 years ago, and Mr. and Mrs. Esrls have said that they believed he was about four when they adopted him in December, 1934, In Blytheville. Floyd Earls entered the Air Corps at a supposed age of 15, and was discharged Nov. 10. 1946. He can be contacted care of Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Earls, Portageville, Mo. Continued from page 1 gresa never Intended that there nhould be many emergency clearances. Too Many Clearances The atomic act of 1946, Hickenlooper went on, has specific and "mandatory" requirements for FBI Investigation and clearance of individuals prior to employment on atomic projects. He said the one exception, is that "temporary clearances" may be granted in cases of "genuine emergencies." He ' said the commission had abused the right of making-emergency clearance by granting 818 with access to restricted data, and 419 •without access to such data In 1941; granting 2.103 emergency clearances in 1948. and 359 emergency clearances thus far in 1949. "When I think of the evidence which has been presented to the volved In the investigation," Hickenlooper added. The senator said the 1949 atomic energy act clearly intends that the FBI "must" conduct an investigation and make a report to the AEC as to tile "character, loyalty and associations" of the Individuals seeking .employment. He said this also was the intent of the comrriit- tee in drafting the act, and added: "We felt that in these troubled times and because of the vital necessity for security, such a provision of law was necessary to prevent dangerous infiltration of our atomic energy program." Turning to the "emergency" section of tl\e law. Hickenlooper quoted Webster's dictionary as saying that an emergency is "an unforeseen combination of circumstances that call for immediate action." orel. He is survived by his wife. Mrs. Sadie Hudson; three sons, George C. Hudson, Jr., of West Memphis, Hugh Hudson ol Blytheville, and Don Hudson of Helena; three brothers, Arthur Hudson of St. Louis, T. B. Hudson of Detroit, Mich,, and Roy Hudson of Selma. Calif., a sister, Mrs. J. N. Olive of Slaton, Tex., and three grandchildren. Former Galloway College President Dies in Conwav CONWAY. Ark.. June 2. </fh- Dr. i John Milford Williams, retired educator, died here yesterday, a half month after former students set up a tangible honor in his behalf. He was 75. Dr. Williams was president of Galloway College, a Methodist girls school al Searcy. from 1907 until its consolidation with Hendrix here in 1932. Last May 15 Galloway alumnae met in Searcy and established an annual scholarship at Vanderbilt University. Nnshville, Tenn., in honor or Dr. Williams. Dr. Williams suffered a hear! seizure. He recently had returned from Michigan, where he was re- cuDeratlng from an illness. Williams was graduated from Vanderbilt in 1898. Before going to Oalloway, he was with the then Henderson-Brown College at Arkadelphia. Survivors include his widow, a daughter and a sister. Berlin's Future Far From Settled At Paris Parley PARIS, J^int J. m—The Western powers and Russia still were at odds today over reviving the Pour-Power kommandatura for Berlin, though agreed in principle that the divided city should be united under single governing body. yesterday they split on a Western proposal to limit exercise of the veto power in the four-power body. Today the Western ministers weighed a vague Soviet hint that the Russians might agree to trim the kommandatura's area of authority. Western representatives at Ihe foreign ministers conference — spearheaded by U. S. Secretary o State Dean Acheson--lnslsl« firmly on modification of the ol< rule that all decisions of the kom mandatura Jghtning Kills Dog Inder Negroes' Home, tut Family Not Injured Lightning during the high wind and electrical storm which hit Bly- .hevtlle yesterday, struck the home of a Negro woman, Lee Brown, on South 21$t Street doing considerable damage to the house and kill- Ing a dog, it was learned today. The bolt struck the house, broke out several windows and then continued under the house where It struck the dog. No member of the Brown family was injured and the house did not catch file, the report said. greement. must be unanimous This rule, In effect armed each of the four member with veto power. Acheson, British • Foreign Secre lary Ernest Bevin and Frencl Foreign Minister Robert Schuman urged that unanimity be requirec only for major Issues. They pro posed that majority rule be adoptee for secondary decisions. Russian Foreign Minister Andre Vlshlnsky insisted that the kom- Driver Held Blameless In Death of Luxora Girl Deputy Prosecuting Myron T Nulling of Osceola said this morn ing no charges will be filed agalns 1 William Perry, 29-year-old Osceola truck Orlver In connection with the traffic death Monday of Lind Dlckson, 4, of Luxora. Mr. Nailing said that after ai investigation of the accident Mr Perry was exonerated without trla Perry was the driver of the true! which struck the girl causing fata Injuries. At yesterday's meeting, howevei according to French sources, Vlsh ^ insky said the kommandnUira mandatura retain unanimity rule, functions might be re-examined. uneral Rites Arranged '•or Banker Slain by Mysterious Gunman JASPER. Ark.. June 2— (/Ft— A ominunlty funeral was planned for his ' afternoon for J. Wilburn Moore, 62, victim of an unxeplain- ed shooting. Moore, a bank vice president, was hot fatally by Albert H. Mayer, :4, of near Roland. Aik., late Tiies- lay, as Moore talked with friends in the court house lawn here. Mayer himself was killed shortly afterward. He u r as shot after exchange jf bullets wUh officers n the court house corridor. Funeral services for Moore were to be held In the High School Aud- torlum at 3 p.m. ECONOMY Speeders Under Scrutiny LITTLE ROCK. June 2, M>>— Ar Kansas Stale Police have begun campaign to curb highway speed Ing. Capt. Frank McGiblxmy saUl lo day special emphasis rill be stopping buses exceeding the 55 mile-an-hour limit for passenge vehicles and trucks traveling fasto than their 45-mile-an-liour l mum. , Continued trom Page 1 Tflclal revision Is planned. House Passes Pension Hill Senators pushing the economy drive nnd little to say about a •derails pension bill passed overwhelmingly by the House. Instead the senators applauded action of their appropriations com- nlttee In whacking off nearly $13,000.000 cauli from operating funds voted by the House for tliu State nnd Justice Departments. The Senate Expenditures Committee, too, recalled Budget Bureau officials for testimony on plans :o lop off from one to more than three billion dollars from President Truman's spending plans. By ii 365 to 27 roll call vole, the House quickly stamped app yesterday on n $72-a-moiuli pension to be Blven World War I and II veterans when they become 65 years old. Budget officials estimate Ilic pen. slon measure—which drafts lot written law present pension regulations after liberalizing them—wil require $!>5,000,000,000 over the nex 50 years. Semite Democratic Leader Lucas of Illinois told a reporter the pension measure is not on the Senate's legislative .schedule now. The tiger Is terrifically strong but j Lucas said the bill probably will rarely attacks groups of armed men. [ gn lo tlic Semite Finance Committee However, it frequently preys uiron which normally handles such mat- women and children. ' ters. its fate there Is uncertain. '•iremen Called to Cafe An overheated nil cook »tov« at a Negro cafe at 415 West Aah Street was the cau.se of a fire alarm thl* morning. The fire was restricted to he »tove with no. damage to ths building. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III, June 2. (/!>)—(USDA)—Hogs 1.200; market 25 to 50 lower than Wednesday's average; bulk today'* choice 180-240 Ibs 21.75-22.001 top 22.00; 23H-270 Ibs 21.25-21.50: lew to 21.75; 210-335 Ibs 20.50-21.25; 140170 Ibs 20.75-21.75 mostly; 100-139 Ib plus ia.SO-20.50-. most good sows 400 Ibs down 18.25-19,25; over 400 Ibs 1650-17.75; few down to 16.25; stags 12.50-15.00. 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FRIDAY — SATURDAY - MONDAY! world as to the nature and tactics of the Communist Party, it Is inconceivable to me that any responsible government official would authorize such procedures," Hickenlooper said. Some committee members arc talking of calling Maj. Gen, Leslie ^Grooves to answer LiHenthal's assertion that the atomic project was "bogged down" when the commission took over from the military. Groves was In charge of the atomic project when the Army controlled it. Hickenlooper himself has said he does not want the hearings turned to the issue of army vs. civilian control or the nation's atomic program. Senator ts "Prosecutor" In their present stage, the hearings are somewhat similar to the early phases of a court trial. Hickenlooper U cast in the role of prosecutor developing H case to back up his charges of mismanagement. Yesterday, he centered on the contention that * high turn-over In personnel indicated poor management. He said the turnover was 87 per cent in the first two years under LJlIenthal. Lilienthal replied that along with other government agencies, the commission had had difficulty in getting and keeping good men, There are signs that Hickenlooper Intends, however, to build most of his case around the security,issue. After reeling off his statistics on ''emergency clearances, Hicken- i<^loor>er declared: ^* "In the face of all the publicity which is f.ssued to the American publtc relative to atomic security. I consider this conduct of the Atomic Energy Commission and its chairman, David E. Lilienlhal. to be brazen effrontery: I consider it to be a violation of the tetter and spirit of the atomic enerpy action of 1946. It is high time the facts were known." Hickenlooper. former chairman of the coneresstonal atomic committee. .said that he hnd "remonstrated" with the commission about clearances in "extensive correspondence dating back in 1947. 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