The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 23, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 23, 1949
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THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 1949 BLYTHEVUJJE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FTVE jech Reds Defy ^communication Archbi*hop .Reran I* Charged wiHi Anti-State Activity | PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia, June (£>>—The Red-sponsored Cat'no Action Society leadership de Vatican excommunication las fct and charged Archblsho Beran and his followers wit i-sta'.e activity. [ A similar charse was levellc gainst Archbishop Beran Tuesda |i?ht by Premier Antonln Zapo- ky irho *amed that the la* wi ake its course. The Archbishop Beran and th Itteran have denounced the l-rnment-spousored Catholic Actio n the grounds that it intends Iplit the chinch and permeate rtlh anti-Christian ideas. f Promoter and wilful followers of he separatist group which has taken tit name of a church organization, Aave been declared automatically [xcommunicated by the Vatican. Supporters Threatened . Leaders loyal to Archbishop Beran ledare many of the Catholics listed ly the government as supiiorling he rival society have been threat- filed and misted or were listed with- lut their knowledge. Leaders of the group claimed that were "loyal members of the Roman Catholic. Church who also fish to remain loyal to our beloved Country." The leaders claimed to speak for (millions" of Czechoslovakia's 9,000,- oo Catholics. They called on the lierarchy in Czechoslovakia "not to linder us and the Catholic people [gain in our endeavor for agree- nent and cooperation between much and state." Archbishop Beran'j struggle has :n against the government's an- Unced intention to bring all 'ch education under state con- BABICII HEADS FOR PRISON—Million Babich (dark shirt) leaves county 'jail at Milwaukee handcuffed to Milwaukee County Sherift Herman Kiibink- (center) for trip to Wisconsin State Prison at Waupun, Wis., after Bnbich heard a Jury declare him guilty of first degree mur der in tlie de.ith of Patricia Birmingham, 16, sister of his wile. Turnkey at right unlocking door is unidentified. Babich was sentenced to lite imprisonment. (AP Wirephoto). Offer for Hiss' Typewriter Bared in Trial NEW YORK, June 23 <a>)— A former handyman lor Alger Hiss testified today the FBI offered his »200 (or an o'ld typewriter which the defense produced yesterday. Raymond Catlett, 27. tlie Negro handyman who worked for the Hisses In Washington, D. C., so piqued the prosecutor that he began shout- Ing questions until defense counsel; objected. The prosecutor. Assistant U. S. Attorney Thomas P. Murphy became annoyed with Callett's reference to what Murphy called "this alleged $200 offer." The battered old Woodstock typewriter became a silent witness for Hiss yesterday at his perjury trial. Catlett and his mother, who served the Kiss family as a maid, relsted part of the machine's history to bolster Hiss' defense. The prosecution charges an old Woodstock was used by Mrs. Hiss in 1931 and 1938 to copy State Department documents for transmission to Whittaker Chambers. Chambers, courier for a prewar Soviet spy ring, charges yMrs. Hiss copied the documents /and that Hiss eave him the copies. Under cross examination CaUett said he helped trace the old type- Work Train Derailed; On* Killed, 10 Injured LEBAHON, Mo* Ju«« 23. (f'l — Three coach«* of a Frisco work train were derailed Inside the y»ids her« this morning. Prentlss Jour- nlgan, 42, Nccro, was killed InsUnt- ly and ,tcn olhere were Injured, one seriously. Cause of I lie derailment wu not known Immediately. Jouniitigan's Ixxne wa» to, ttist. According to one vitnew, two of the coaches Jack-knifed Into th« air, overturned and fell In * "V" formation alongside the tracks. Tn* third coach left the rail's but did not overturn. Sing Sing Prisoner Gambles with His _ife to Help Test Medical Discoveries ic/ieson Keemphasizes leed for Pact, Arms Aid WASHINGTON, June 23. UP) — :cretary of State Acheson ye-em- fchasized today—this time to the House—the "utmost importance" approving the North Atlantic. Pat fcnd European arms program at tiii pongressional session. Acheson also urged action by Jun on a bill to provide $150,000,000 economic aid lor Korea. The secretary spent more than |two hours with the House Foreign Affairs Committee and issued a krief statement afterward. He underrated what he had told the Senate Oreign Relations Committee yesterday—that action on the treaty arms program are needed to ck up America's policy In Europe. | Boy Drowns in Pond RISON. Ark., June 23. (.T)—A Il4-year-01d boy, Charles Neal. Idrowned while swimming in a. pond ptar here yesterday. OSS1N1NG. N. Y.. June •». «>)— By gambling with his life, a Sing Sing prisoner has helped write recent medical history. Even today, doctors are waiting to see if he will live or die as a result of the latest experiment for which lie volunteered. The dramatic role that 49-year- old Louis Boy has played in major medical tests was detailed yesterday for the first time. Some of his dceos had been told previously, but he had remained anonymous. And authorities had not disclosed that the same man hart figured in several tests—any of which might have killed him. writer. He ssid Hiss' brother. Donald, had given him "about 540" to offer to anyone who could find the machine. Murphy then brought out that Catlelt was interviewed by FBI agents and Catlett said, "The agents said they would pay me $200 or more If I got the typewriter." DIES—Mrs. Virginia James Wiltgen Brushnahan (above), 26, and her two-year-old daughter died In a lire in their cabin at Lakeport. Calif., last week. Her husband, Stephen Brushnahan, was in jail arged with murder in the deaths. i was arrested at the funeral of e t\vo. (AP Photo), ence was commuted in 1932 by then 3ov. Franklin D. Roosevelt. In 1942, the government was tcst- ny atabrine as a weapon against malaria. To determine If the drug was poisonous. Boy volunteered to lake it. It didn't hurt him. Later, millions of American service men in the war used the drug to stave off malaria. In 1943, a "guinea pig" was needed .on which to test a new influenza ' vaccine developed by the Rockefeller Institute. Boy again volunteered, and escaped possible dciith. Several weeks ago, in a last- ditch attempt by doctors to save Boy is serving a life term foy nis the » fe of » *'"»" 8'rl dying of part in the 1931 murder of a ga- leukemia. Boy submitted to a blood rase cashier during a New York exchange ciuring which lie took a City holdup. He was convicted \vith two other men. They were sentenced to electrocution, hut Boy's sent- quantity of the child's infected blood into his own body. The girt later tiled. Doctors say Greeks Claim Victory Over Rebel Divisions ATHENS, June 23 </P)—A source close to the Greek general staff said today the first and seconc Communist divisions were virtually exterminated during three months of fighting in western and centra Greece. The divisions totaled between 5, 000 and 6.000 guerrillas. According to the informant, "only a few hundred remain" of the rebel fore which attacked Arta last March 28 Greek independence day. Arta 110 miles northwest of Athens. The guerrillas were said to hav wandered several hundred mile Boy seems all right, but It may be months before they know if he wi survive. I Read Courier News Want .Ads. 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