The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 9, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 9, 1949
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mo THI NATION TODAY Cop/on Spy Trial, Like Greek Tragedy, Moves to Inevitable Climax in U.S. Court of Justice By Jame* Marlon- WASHINGTON, June 8. </P)-The trial of Judith Coplon, cHarg« with spying for Russia, lias become like a Greek tragedy. OHM (he characters, seen and unseen, liave^been set In motio there u no turning back. They move on to the inevitable climax. And there is great irony In it: So (hat one person. Miss Coplon, can have a fair trial according u American justice, other people not directly connected with her at a have been held up to suspicion. They are Hollywood actors, for the moat part. They have been dragged into the caw because once it got started there was no stopping It, Now spread across the courf rec-»• BLTTHEVTLLB (ARK.) COUSTO NEWS ord i s an FBI report showing these actors have been accused of being Communists or fellow-travelers. Who accused them? FBI "informants" whose names are not known except to the FBI. Are they reliable "Informants?" Do they know for a fact what they say is true? Only the FBI knows. The court record't say. This happened yesterday. And last night, one after another, the accused assailed the FBI report a.s absurd, or unconstitutional, or laughable. • Jury Sees Confidential Papers Will any proof 1j[> forthcoming from the government about these accused people? Or will their names be cleared? No one knows. It all came soout this way: Miss Coplon. 2gf worked in the Justice Department. The FBI arrested her in New York March 4 with a Russian. she hail a number of confldenlia government papers dealing with national .security. She was charged with spying foi Russin and went to trial here several weeks ago. The government lawyers did not want 12 confidential pieces of paper, which the FBI said they found on her .to get into the trial. Why? They said national security was involved. They said FBI informants would be placed in danger. But what of MISS Coplon? She wa.s on trial be-fore a jury. In reach, iiif? a verdict of guilty or not eullty shoulrt the jury— 1. See all the evidence so, knowing the whole it could reach an intelligent decision? Or— 2. Have to reach a verdict on hearsay, which is what it would amount to if the government said 11 n a. R.i)^ini> ii * — £>""--"niL.iitJ tdiu in he? Sibook. the FBI said. KS^K™?^ -BACK TO PRISON-Jreedom was short fo"r Mik7 Abel, (bandaged shouider) and Ho.ley Stareher (ho.dtng paper bag, af ter they el£d cr im ± Pr r, M ° U " dsVi " c - W ' *- «'«-. with „ other hardened ceTaTLv Rnd , Stareher " e •"owi.'.bov. flan.ed by police olfl- «r, „ they ,ere returned to the prison. They were captured, in Ohio Abels was wounded before he was taken. (A P WirephoU.) STORY OF A TRAP—Mrs, Joseph J. Franey (above), librarian for the Bell Aircraft Company at Buffalo, lold the house Un-American Activities committee Jn Washington, how she and her mechanic husband led a wartime Russian agent Into an FBI trap only to see him go free. Afrs. Franey poses In the "witness chair after she testified. Pictures were not permitted during testimony. (AP Wirephoto). on thoir merit? All Out In IntdrsI nf .lu«!lcr The government lawyers even hinted that they'd drop the case aginsl Miss Coplon before letting he secret information become pub- But the federal trial judge told the government lawyer.;: 'I wish I could l-hrow_some protection around you. but I can't do that. I'm here to see that justice I 5 done. 'If the reading of the report imperils the government, the govern- nent ought not to be nere." So he said the secret papers would have to be made public. Faced with this, the government lawyers decider! they'd rather let the papers out than abandon the case against Miss Coplon. Bit by hit the reports of the "in- 'ormanl.s' then were read Into the •ecord. the reports which accused he actors and others of communist activity or sympathy. In short, the Judge had ruled hat the government should never lave started the case unless It was willing to fo through with it. And If this meant other people were going to be hurl, then that was mfortmiale but necessary In order o give Mi s s Coplon fair play and nil justice. Chicago Mother Recovers Baby With Missourians' Assistance Mrs. Waller Dashner, the Chicago mother who trailed a baby-sitter who walked off with her baby about two and a half months ago, over much of the Southland, 1» home and her baoy Is safe. Mrs. Dashner notified Caruthera- vllle, Mo., residents who collected funds for her to help her continue her chase last week, that the baby had been found, and that she had picked up the child In Shreveport. La., after she left Caruthersvllle. Her 16-month old daughter had xtn left In the care of a girl she Identified as Jean Meshelle, and upon her return from work »he found both gone. The girl, who It was Hater learned had spent some Ime In a Chicago Institution, had ">een recommended by a welfare home. Mrs. Dashner first got word of the baby's whereabouts through the Meshelle girl's sister. Her mother who lives near Caruthersville, wrote -Jiat she was keeping Jean'i baby or her. The sister, knowing that ler sister did not have a child Immediately connected the baby with the one Chicago officers had reported as kidnapped, and Mrs Dashner's search started. The baby had previously been In f lorlda, and on the day before Mrs. Dashner arrived in Caruthersville to claim her child th* Meshelle girl had come for the baby and took the child to Shreveport. 'm Das , hn * 1 »' rot « r ""* nl » """ 'he Caruih- membera of th. B memera the Baptist Church that took * '/"*'» offering" after , h urch and provided ,ier |47 for > that the «- Snrel ' e P°r' officers that ' passage to * ' «r a| ' p€ « red '°'d them was the little 7 i r | s mother. A detective agency In shreveport Jocsled the child before Mrs Dash- H " """ *" d * ( * d THURSDAY, JUNE 9, IMt 0/yffwvi//e Boy To Graduate from VM/ Jamea Edward Cobb of Hayti Mo., formerly of Blytheville, will receive a bachelor of science degree In Civil Engineering at the Virginia Military Institute In Lexington. Va June H. ^^ ' Mr. .Cobb Is a cadet captain a regimental commander ,«nd ' of the football team. He u uao president of the monogram club and vice-president of the senior class and a veterati o[ the Pacific Theater! Two on Dean't List At ftusseJ/ri/JW Tec/i Lloyd uiwson Koontz of Bur- delte and Orant Harold Collar of Joiner were among the 81 students Dine & Dance at FRED'S SUPPER CLUB In South Osceola O. O. St. Clalr Fred Hendriek* PILES Hurt Like Sin! But Now I Grin 'hrniiands chanr« grotni to £rln*. UM docJort' formula to relieve discomfort f pflti. Sent drurgiflti by noted Thornon A Minor .Clinic. Surprising QUICK alliaUv* relief of pain. itch. 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