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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 1949 BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.) COURffiB KEWf PAGE THREB JrafterRound-up Jrged by Senator Republican Leader Demands Action Against Chiselers WASHINGTON. June 22 (>P» — •enator Tobey (R-NH) has de- umded in the Senate that Con- ress act now against "these graft§ who used or claimed influence obtain wartime government ontracts. "Just thnk of It," Tobey roared, (he chairman of the Military Af- ilrs Committee of the House has e«n sentenced to federal prison." He used no nam es in in en lion the committee chairman. Rep. ay iD-Ky) was convicted in 1947 bribery and conspracy to de- aud the government in connec- on with war contracts, Tobey shouted that Congress lould take action during peace- me to see that all government ontracts—and especially those dur- a war, are awarded on a proper Tobey's outburst came after Son- tor McCarthy <R-Wis) had cal- senate attention to an investi- ation by the staff of the Senate n vest i gat ing Subcommittee into a ory carried by the New York (eraId Tribune. The story, from: Vashington, quoted a businessman saying he paid a $1,000 fee in n effort to win government contacts. Besides that inquiry, inves- igations were ordered by the na- ioal military establishment and the Var Assets Administration. McCarthy took the floor to ex- tress full confidence in Jess Laron, former head of the War Assets \dmlnistratton, who was mention- in the story. CiL«* Sorry Chapter McCarthy recalled he had headed subcommittee Investigating Lar- conduct of the war surplus •sal agency at the last session. ECarlhy said Republicans and empcrats unanimously agreed after he investigation that Larson "top>ed all" federal officials for cffl- iency and freedom from influence difficult job. Tobey interrupted McCarthy to ay that the award of wartime con- racts is a "detestable chapter in American history." McCa rlhy re m i r.ded Tobey that he special investigating subcom- nittee under chairman Hoey CD- had ordered its staff to look nto the newest complftints. As 'a'tricing GOP member of the cotn- nittee. McCarthy said he is coope- ating fully. "Times arc ripe and rotten for n investigation." Tobey shouted. Hoey said the investgaton will je based on "articles in the New York Herald Tribune concerning a Washington five per center.' " Hoey quoted the newspaper as [reporting that Paul Grindle, a M:\s- jsachusctts businessman, said he paid the $1.000 to James V. Hunt anaeement counselor." He idcn- (tified Hunt as a former Lieutenant olonel in the Army Quartermaster and later an employe of the |War Assets Administration. Hints Friendships Used Hoey said Willam P. Rocrers, chief attorney for the invcstiBCHtiiiK group 11 "make a complete investigation all the facts. "It .should be clearly understoot • that trie mere fact that the -staf •of the committee has been askec I to make this Investgation is In no • sense a pre-judgment of any |the issues involved," Hoey added , statement- After the staff inquiry has been [completed. Hoey said, the subcom lmitte« "will determine then wha I course should be followed in th |public interest." The Herald Tribune, in a copy I righted story by Jack Steele froi tyrnes Worns D/ Danger in Social Trends LARGEST GROUP BURIAL—Fifty-two caskets with the remains of 248 men, who died in 1945 wlie an explosion ripped the Navy ammunition ship Serpeas off Guadalcanal, are draped with American fla in Arlington National Cemetery in the largest group burial for a military cemetery In United States. Rel lives who witnessed the burial are in loreei'oimd and background. (AP Wirephoio). Wilhelm's Granddaughter Marries Texas Suitor in Royal German Castle HECHINGEN, Germany, June 22. j Wilhelm's schemes of conque.st had -Kaiser wilhelm's granddaugh- ] not been smashed. It ter married her Texas suitor in royal castle yesterday in a scent of pomp recalling the glitter of the once-mighty house of Hohenzollern. The royal Hohenaollern flag with the black eagle which once struck awe in European hearts fluttered over the 1,000-year old castle as blonde princess Cecilie became Mrs. Clyde Harris of Amarillo, Tex. Both are 31—they were born the year Kaiser Wilhelm fled into Holland, an exile. The princess and the young American businessman exchanged their vows before a select assembly of German royalty and Tex'ins. Harris, an interior decorator, will take Ills bride from this ancestral Hohenzollern showplace to an apartment in Amarillo. The castle, in the French zone of iccupied Germany, is a turreted tone building perched atop a steep hill. The "Who's Who" of German •oyalty attended .headed by the bride's father—67-year old Crown 'rince Wilhelm, who might rule the German empire today U Kaiser w«s a beautiful wedding," said Lawrence Hagy, former mayor of Amarillo, who attended the ceremony with Wes Izaard. editor of the Amarillo News-Globe. The wedding brought the whole royal family together for the first time since the war. The bride's mother, Crown Prince.ss Cccilie, and three brothers were at the ceremony. Wild Pigs Like Kangaroo SYDNEY — (/PI — Wild pies In north-western" New South Wales, Australia, are thriving on a diet of kangaroo meat and pumpkins supplied by professional hunters who keep outback butchers stocked with pork. The hunters have even re- eased stud boars to Improve the strain of the wild pigs, descendants of domestic pigs gone wild. Crippled Youth Starts Long Trip In Wheelbarrow WASHINGTON, Uune J2. (JT> — Gk'dul Republicans and »ober Jemocrals have agreed that former Secretary of State Byrnes' warning against a "welfare state" has put resh drag on social legislation in Conyress. GOP lawmakers were openly joyous at Hie plea for a cut in gov ernment s|>endlng and social pro grams sounded by the ex-senato from South Carolina. With n couple of exceptions Democrats had little to say publicls But off the record they left ti doubt Byrnes had made touehe their job of pushing some of Pres! dent Truman's legislation Ihroug Congress. They also said lhal stiffened re slstance from opponents of the pro gram may make the present sessio of Congress last longer. Some ha hoped to adjourn by the end July. Byrnes, who played a key role in the New Deal as an administration leader an Capitol Hill, spoke at Lexington. Va., last Saturday «t the Bicentennial Celebration of Washington and Lee University. He said that If some of the welfare legislation now before Congress should be adopted, "there Is a danger that the individual—whether farmer, manufacturer, lawyer or doctor—will soon be an economic galley slave pulling an oar In the galley of the state." . Vomon Treasurer Of U.S. Takes Oath WASHINGTON, June 22 OT — Mrs. Georgia NejM Clark, the Richand, Kas., banker-businesswoman 'esterday became the first woman o hold office u treasurer of the United SWtei. The oath-taking ceremony for Mrs. Clark, onetime actress wilh such performers as May Robson and Pauline Frederick, drew number of women prominent in political life. Read Courier News Want Ads. Mistake Pays Off! O then." They expect to make the trip or nearly 1,000 miles In a mouth. Adolphius will walk as much as he can, ride the rest ol the way. A canvas shelter has been rigged In ca.se of rain. After publication of a story Saturday about the trip, Mrs. St. Clair \\as received offers of shelter all along the way. Hit by Landmark WASHINGTON, June 22 (fP)— A man who was just watting for a streetcar yesterday was hit in the head with a Washington landmark. John Hare, 45, was waiting for the car under the ancient metal canopy at the edge of the capttol grounds. The top of a truck connected with the edge of the canopy. causing It to crash. Hare was not seriously injured. "Our dog. Lucky, i^ pretty smart." ays Mrs, George 1-eflkr, 12SSi Memorial, Detroit. "He often goes t the store for little things I write in a note. Last week, instead of bringing huinc my usual so;ip— he hrcmgli home New Perk. Now 1 think Lucky* smarter than ever — because Per does a far better jo!) than :myltuii we ever tried before." Mrs. Lefllcr' right—for Perk (jets washes snow white. And Perk saves one-ihinl o soap . . . actually saves you moue} Let Perk lighten your work J DECLARE WAR on Roaches, Silver Fish, B«f Bugs and other Household Pests! Wltfl AERQSECT Don'f let disciise-bearing, annoying l>uj,'s and insects get the upper hand in your home. An AEROSFXT Bomb is cheap insurance against them all. Kiisy In use . . . non-poisonous to humans or animals . . . can even be used around open foods ... no kerosene odor . . . non-inflammable. 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