The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 10, 1949 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 10, 1949
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FACTTVTO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JUNE 10, THE NATION TODAY Peace-time Spy Hunt Reaches Deep Into Heart of the Nation With the End Nowhere in Sight BT JanM Marlorr WASHINGTON, June It. Wi—Thi* country has reached a postwar peak In the excitement over the hunt [or Communists, spies, fellow trtvflen, Russian sympathizers, subversives and security risks. At Ie««t half a dozen things have bc'en happening this week around th« country in connection with Communism, spying, fellow-traveling, or •ubvenkm of one kind or another. This peak has been slowly build-* ——-^_ Inf up over the past few years. ever since the war ended and relations with Russia, friendly during the war, fell lo pieces. The excitement Is being fanned by events in Congress and court trial* M more names are brought rightly or wrongly, into the present crusade against Communism. A number of innocent people probably will be hurt in this spreading starch, but the concern over Communism is so great the end Is not in sight. Here »re ujst six of the things thai have been happening: 1. In New York 11 Communist party big-shots, all admitted Communists, are on trial on a charge of teaching conspiracy to overthrow thU government by violence. This haa been going on for months. 3. In California the slate Senate Un-American Actlvties Committee this week listed a number of prominent people, including movie stars .and writers, as having "followed or appeased some of the Comniunist Party line program over a long period of time." NUBM, and More Names 3. In Washington Congress' House committee on Un-American activities ha* been investigating alleged Communist spying and activities in general, with more names being made public every day. 4. Here In Washington, too. a congressional committee is holding an open hearing on charges by Senator Hickenlooper. Iowa Republican, that David E. Llllenthal. chairman of. the Atomic Energy Commission, has been guilty of "incredible mismanagement." Lillenthftl'5 management Is under fire but Hickenlooper keeps raising questions that spread the odor of Communism over AEC's atomic program In one way or another. For example: Was so-and-so who worked on the program a gocicl security risk? How come this man or that was allowed to do secret work? 5. In New York Alger Hiss, onetime state department official, Is on trial on a charge of perjury, the result of his denial of charges made against him before a grand jury by Whitlaker chambers .who admits he was once a Communist- Russian spy. Chambers accused Hiss of handing over State Department secret papers to him. Chambers, himself, on the stand during the trial has admitted he has committed purjury seven times. But as the case drags on. other names besides those of Chambers and Hiss are brought into It, as links of spy ring here back In the l»30's. 6. And in Washington one of the biggest explosions has come out of the trial of Judith Coplon. former Justice Departn.ent employe, being tried on a charge of pilfering government secrets. A flock of Hollywood stars and others, people Hiss Coplon probably never met. have dragged Into the case, not as spies, but as people unidentified informants of the FBI accused of being Communists fellow-travelers. This extraordinary thing—public Pine Bluff's City Council to Tackle 'Blue Law' Issue PINE BLUFF, Ark., June 10. <O>> —Mayor George Steed has called a special meeting of the City Council for late today to see what It wants lo do about Pine Blull's old Sunday closing laws. There've been a series of warrants on charges of "Sabbath breaking" since two bakeries were fined several ft'ecks ago for operating on Sunday. A Sunday newspaper distributor was fined Wednesday. Latest were Issued yesterday against George Hesland, operator of a super market, and Aubrey P^ss. superintendent of the Southeast Arkansas Bus Company, operator of the Pine Bluff trans]x>rtation system. Proponents of repeal of the old latvs say they hope to force such action by "closing up" the city. Pine Bluff Student Again Heads fraternity B1LOXI. Miss., June 10. (JTi — George MovrLsey of Pine Bluff, Ark,, has been reelected national president of Theta aKppa Omega, it was announced at tile fraternity's grand council ball last night. Julian James of Jonesboro, Ark., was named national adviser of Die fraternity. Read Courier News Want Ads exposure of secret FBI files—happened because the FBI said Miss Coplon had information about those files In her pockctbook when she was arrested for spying. Tliis was all secret information, the FBI said. The trial judge said It. had lo be made public so Miss Coplon could have a fair trial. The Hollywood people, whose names are now linked in the public mind with Communism, have dented the accusations of the secret Informers, with the public getting no chance to learn whether the Inforers knew what (hey were talk- Ing about. TO HEAD AKMY—Gordon Gray, North Carolina lawyer and publisher, was nominated by President Truman to be Secretary of the Army. Gray, a one-time buck private, has been undei-secretary of the Army since last May. He is a native of Baltimore, Md. (AP Wirephoto). Drive against Syphilis Planned in Arkansas NEW YORK. June 10. (/Pi— Arkansas is one of 27 slates along with the District of Columbia in which an intensive campaign to stamp out syphilis will be carried on In July and August. Announcement of the campaign was made here yesterday by Dr. Leonard S Scheele. surgeon general of the U.S. Public Health Service, who said it would be a joint enterprise of his department and of state and local authorities. County and municipal authorities in the states selected are ready to make a co-ordinated drive with the health service, Dr. Scheele said. Some species of bamboo blossom only about every 32 years. Tornado Warning Set-Up Planned by Weather Bureau WASHINGTON, June 10. (Pi — A start has been made by the UJ8. Weather Bureau on a tornado warning system In the South, Rep. Brook* (D-lM) *aid today. Brooks asked the bureau recently, liter several damaging spring tornadoes, to see what might be done to set up some sort of a warning system throughout the southwestern and southern area. He told a reporter today that Dr. FVancu Reichelderfer. chief of the Weather Bureau, advised him the bureau Is approving a plan worked out recently. Business interests, through the oil and gas industry, will provide a network of spotters who will instantly rejiorl to the weather bureaus when a tornado -strikes, The bureau will put out radio warnings and alert the Barksdale Air Base, which will utilize Its planes and radar equipment. Caruthersyille Mayor Undergoes Operation Mayor W. D. Byrd.of Caruthersville. Mo., who has been a patient in aBrnes Hospital In St. Louis for several days, suffered a second attack tills week, but physicia.ns report some improvement In irfc condition. Mayor Byrd underwent an operation for stomach ulcers about two weeks ago, suffered another severe hemorrhage Tuesday and had to have a second emergency operation. Mrs. Byrd has been in St. Louis with Mayor Byrd this week. With the Courts Berntce Peace ¥«. Frank N. Peace, suit for divorce. Oaston Taylor vi. Betty Jo Taylor, suit for divorce. Alma Gllpatrlck v>. Jack Oil- patrlck, suit for divorce. Frances Carpenter v*. Robert Carpenter, suit (or divorce. 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