The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 14, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 14, 1949
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TUESDAY, JUE *4, 1949 BLYTHEVILLE (ATIK.) COURIER NEWS*, PAGE NINE Scientists Back AEC's Program Advisory Committee Lauds Competency Of Atom Commission By Oliver W. lit- Wolf WASHINGTON, June 14. Nln« scientists who Advise th» ^pmlc Energy ConiniLssion son a staement yesterday .say Ing the AEC has developed ' FBI Agent Says Soviet Trade Group Probed by Government sound tram." and forward looking pro- They called the progress "clear proof of the competency and devotion to duty of the commission." Dr. J. Robert Oppenheiimer. who helped develop the atomic bomb, read the statement to the Congres- I stonal committee tnvestisating the AEC's management He said it was adopted unanimously by the nine- member AEC Scientific Advisory Committee. for the jury to decide. They want to stipulate my client Into J*U." finally, the reference to the pa pers being government property wa eliminated, Most ol the papers, ac cording to the agreement, were writ ten on two typewriters In the Jim lice Department, olhert on Miss Coplon'! persona) portable type writer. Palmer contends that Mls« Cop- Ion had notes from the March 3 "decoy" paper because the had worked on the case and repeatedly urged prosecution of the Soviet trading organization. The other papers, he contends, were for use in erriment's final witness, was ques- j connection with a civil service exam- By Karl K. Baunun WASHINGTON, June 14. «•)— An FBI agent testified In Judith Coplon'.s espionage trial yesterday that he reported that employees of the Soviet trading agency, Amloi'g, have functioned as espionage agents The agent, Robert J. Lampher*. said he worked on an investigation of Anitorg iu 1945 and 19«. Lamphere testified that the FBI conducted a two-fold Inquiry. One phase concerned internal securltj and the other Amtorg's failure lo register as a foreign agent. Lamphere, who may be the g~ov- Mother, Who Died During Children's Funeral, It Buried With Them SOMERSET, Pa., June 14. W)— A 24-year-old pregnant mother who died while a minister was conduct- ing funeral services for her four children was buried with them yesterday. The children—Mary Ann one: Charles two; Barbara rour, and Gilbert six—burned to death In a fire that swept the farm home of Charles Faidley near here Thurs- day morning. Faidley was burned slightly. His pregnant wife, Alice, was left In critical condition and on Friday gave premature birth to a dead son. Funeral, services were being held Saturday for the .children when the minister and the grieving Faidley were Informed Mrs. Faidley had died. UN Health Organization Holds ftomt Meeting ROME. June 14. (^—Representa- tives of more than 70 nations met here yesterday to discuss i vigorous world offensive against disease and Ill-health. They convened in the second annual assembly of the World Health Organization, a United Nation* affiliate. papers which figure In the trial of Miss Oppenheimer is chairman of Uie advisory committee. The statement said that when the civilian commission tonk over the atomic project from the Army in 19M the "fu- luie of the whole development" was uncertain and production of A- bortibs was "nearly stagnant." Under questioning, Oppenheimer said he Is "very much satisfied" with what the AEC has done ex- ccrl for one thing— "I think the commission can so further toward making information public which Is now secret." For himself, Oppenheimer warmly defended the policy of exporting certain types of radio-active Isotopes for research. Won't Aid Russia In response to questions, he said he knows of no way that Russia would be helped in the atomic en- igy race if the Soviets should get ^ld of some of the istopes. No Isotope* >i'ive been sent to Russia, but ° have gone to neighborin" ' and Norway. Oppenhc-i' wartime head of the atomic laboratory at TJOK Alamos,' N.M '.e Is now with the institute of advanced studies at Princeton, N,J. Oppenheimer wax called before the Senate-House Atomic Committee ai It went into its third week of hearings on how the Atomic Energy commission has' conducted Its business. Senator Hickenlooper fR-Iowa) ha» leveled a charge of "incredible mismanagement" against the AEC •nd Its chairman, David E. Lillen- ttial. Hickelooper demands that Lilienthal be fired. One of the matters that Hicken- looper cites Ls the export of radioactive isotopes to foreign countrie*. These Isotope* are formed in the tioned at length by Miss Coplon'.s lawyer, Archibald Palmer. Lamphere Is Ihe author of two FBI "decoy" prominently Coplon, 28, former Justice Department political analyst. One of the documents, dated January 27, apparently never reached the Justice Department's Foreign Agents Registration Section, where Miss Coplon worked. She had notes from Ihe other paper, dated March 3, when she was arrested in New York the next day along with a Soviet engineer, Valentine A. Gub- itchev, 32. Lamphere testified thai he drafted these "decoy" papers with the Idea lhat they would come to Miss Coplon's attention. The January 27 paper said, among other things, that the FBI had information that "Amtorg employees have functioned as Soviet espionage agents. "I furnished information to that effect, yes, sir," Lamphere said in reply to a question by Palmer. The agent added lhat he included Ihis information in an FBI report. Answering another of Palmer's questions, Lamphere said he did not know to his personal knowledge what Ihe FBI did about it. His inatlon which required her to show examples of the type of work ihe bad done. MacKenzie Coulmutd from P*f* * be used for similar movements, like Nazism. Because this ideology was essentially opposed to Communism, Ihe Communists started to use the word "Fascist" as ft term of opprobrium'to be applied to anyone who was against Bolshevism Thus by constant usage in this sense it has come to be a generic term meaning "anti-Communist/ So when an yon e us es the labc "Fascist" he is .saying "anti-Communist," whether he means 11 or not. WARNING ORDER The defendant, Ray McWilliam-s, Ls hereby warned to appear in the Chancery Court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas within thirty days and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Hazel McWilliams. filed against testimony indicated, however, that I him in said court. Case No. 10,910 Amtorg still is under investigation." Amtorg has not registered as foreign agent, contending that it engages only in business activities and therefore is exempt. Lamphere and Palmer frequently' shouted at each other. At one point Palmer told the FBI man not to lose his temper with me. "Don't 'lose your temper with me," Lamphere shot back. Prosecuting and defense attorneys entered into a stipulation today as to what- typewriters were used to write the 34 so-called data slips found In Miss Coplon's purse. This agreement, as drafted by prosecutors, originally said that seven of the papers were "true copies," meaning carbons, of papers on file in the foreign agents registration section and were the property of the government. "I deny that they belong to the government." Palmer told Fede- atomic furnaces of the AEC. They ral Jud A)bert u RtevM -That's are useful In many kind* of re- : and upon his failure so to do, complaint will be taken as confess ed. Witness my hand as clerk of said court and the seal thereof thii <lh day of June, 1949. HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk By Betty Ball, D.C Reid and Roy, attys. lor plaintiff Oscar Fendler, atty. ad litem. 67-14-21-2* eimer said that -to his knowledge the U.S. military establishment, when developing new war weapons, has never found it necessary to use istope* of the kind which have been exported. He said, too, that he cannot re- 11 any application of the export- •le-typ« isotopes to atomic ener- slnee World War n. Elplahil Exports Oppenhefmer emphasised thai the type of Isotopes permitted for export does not Include any of the "heary mRlefials" which are pertinent to the fission program, or any of the "fissionable" .materials, Fission plays a key role In atomic weapon*. A uranium Isotope, Tor example, fe not allowed for export. But calcium, iodine .sulphur and others of similar nature are. Isotopes. Dr. Oppenheimer laid, are. used princl- Still unsettled In the committee is a controversy over procedure. Hickenlooper U demanding a vote whether he can publicly buck hi* case against the AEC with secret information. Hickenlooper said that If a "curtain .of secrecy" is "rung down ev- erytime ernbar&Mint evidence Is offered" In public, no progrw can be made. The committee voted last week Against public hearings on questions of the loyalty of .individual AEC employes. 'Bear and bull baiting, popular In England for 700 years, were not prohibited by Parliament until 1835. Attention/ Moving Notice to My Friends & Customers 1 Am Now Located At PLANTERS Hardware Co. con Phones Day 515 Nit* 4698 Electric Service Electric Wiring Opening Wednesday, June 15 Air Base PI ay ground Swings - Slides - Seesaws Athletic Field - Picnic Tables Bring the Kids on Opening Day! NEED A TAXI? DIAL 968 BLYTHEVILLE CAB 501 E. MAIN Richard Pugh For ^UtC Information Seagram's «w<^ Sure SEAGRAM'S 7 CROWN. 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