The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 17, 1950 · Page 14
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KUUK'itiJN Lattimore Says China Wouldn't Have Fallen If His Advice Heeded BALTIMORE, May 17. (/P)—Th» Communists might not have von control of Chlnt If some of hii •uggesllons had been accepted, Owen LatUmore told his colleagues »t Johns Hopkins University last night. More than 600 members of the* faculty and students at the university turned out to show Lattimore that they believe he Is zen. loyal citi- Lattimore, a Hopkins professor, has been the main tared of Senator McCarthy (H-Wls). The Senator has called Lattimore the top Soviet spy In the United States and contended that he shaped this country's Tar East policy. He was no shaper of Asiatic policy, Lattimore said. In fact, he added, if some of his ideas had been accepted, they might have prevented the American position in the Par East from becoming "so dangerously exposed to further successful advances." Wins Applause Lattimore, who Is director of the university's Walter Hlnes Page School of International Relations, won heavy applause from his listeners. A university spokesma; ^ said there were more faculty members present than at any meeting "within the past ten years." Dr. George Boas, chairman of the philosophy department, introduced Lattimore. The basic theme running through both their talks was: "It might happen to any one of us." Lattimore said the type of charges brought nfrniT'sl him "called for fighting, not fixing." How did his friends react to It all? "The people who have helped ine keep on my feet In the flood of hogwash in which Senator McCarthy was trying to drown me were not the kind of important people who can Influence and pull strings," Ijattimore said. 'Friends' Wrote "They were first and foremost my colleagues — in this university and In others." He admitted that "My wite and I have had, of course, a few saddening experiences as well as the many that have strengthened old friendships and formed new ones." "It would turn your nones soft," Lattimore said, "to learn that friends in Washington decided It unwl.se to phone or write and decided the way to handle the matter was to let the wife write a personal letter—and not on a typewriter." Lattimore disclosed before the reception that he was at work on a bonk detailing his experiences from the moment he heard of the accusations while in Afghanistan on a mission for the United Nations to the end of the Senate subcommittee hearings. Missouri Quads Live 22 Hours KTHKSVILLE. Mo., May 17. (AP) —The Potter quadruplets died yesterday within 22 hours of their birth. They were born during the hour before midnight Monday to Mrs. Dean Potter, 20, who Is reported doing well in Klrksvllle Osteopathlc Hospital. 'Court Intrigue' Is Blamed For Princess' Marriage Ban 'SECRET 1 HONEYMOON- Mr. and-Mrs. Conrad Hilton, Jr. —she's movie queen Elizabeth Taylor — interrupted their "secret" honeymoon ot Pebble Heart), Calif., long enough to pose for a few snapshots for the family alburn, for Miss Taylor's studio and her public. Despite the crude surveying In slruments of the 1760s, the Mason- Dixon line was eventually found to be only 180 feet off. SAN FRANCISCO, May 17. W)— Queen Mother Nazll Unlay declared ntrlgue forced King f'arouk to dls- >wn and impoverish his kid sister, 'rincess Faihia. And'Patina, 19, announced firmly hat she would defy her brother remarrying, in a Moslem cer«- iiony, Riad Ohall. She married the il-ycar-old Coptic Christian commoner civilly here April 25. nlari, labeled a fortune-seeking adventurer in Cairo court circles, is secretary of the queen mother. Na/li charged today: Prince Muhammed All, Fathia's uncle and heir-apparent, "is schem- ng to get on the throne" of Egypt. The prince Is chairman of the royal council which yesterday stripped Fathla of her title and property. The princ,e "is always plotting ways to make Falhia look bad, and to break up our family." the queen charged. "He is an evil influence the king and surrounds him with had advisers. Accusations "Shameful ™ t 'The accusations against niad are shameful," the rmccn continued "ff niad wanted money, he coulc be rich, a millionaire. For months court circles In Cairo have trice to bride him to Jeuvc the princess "Twenty days ago the Egyptian ambassador to Washington, Mu hammed Knmil Abdul Rahlin, offered Riad any diplomatic post he wanted—any ambassadorship In any country in the world—If he would leave the princess." Invoking the ancient teaching of Allah and the Koran, the king yesterday stripped the princess o her title and Impounded her pro pcrty—all because Ghali, a tall dar! man -llh flashing black eyes, is a Coptic Christian commoner. The Egyptian Royal council decreed, also, the impounding of the wealth of the queen mother, who has beet) in San Francisco several months for medical treatment. Another sister of Farouk, Princess 'aika, who recently returned to ian Francisco from a Hawaiian loneymoon, was ordered to return o Egypt. Che married a Moslem commoner. Reaction by Princess Fathla to ill of those edicts was prompt am womanly -mphatic. She said sh tad expected to lose her title afte ihe and ohall were married—with .lie queen's approval—in a clvi ceremony April 25, Groo t Faces Deportation Tlie slender brunette said sh prefers to be called Mrs. Riad Ghal and added: "We are Kolng to have a Moslerr Iman (priest) marry us right a way." She stressed the "right away. Fathia expressed certainly t h a such a priest could be found to the ceremony because "this Is Am erica. Isn't it?" Hut, King Faroiik already ha WE BUY AND SELL USED & NEW FURNITURE PHONE 2112 alien «tep» to hive ohall return ] a Egypt. The U. S. Immigration! Office has given the queen's secretary until May 25 to prepare to eave the united States. "That gives me nine days," Gfcall commented, optimistically, "and a ot can happen In nine days. They're irylng to separate us, or course, but I will never voluntarily leave my bride." The newlyweds have been living in separate suits in the Fairmont Hole], hoping for the king's consent Persistent Housepainter Succeeds in Suicide AMIENS, France, May n. (/p) _ Marceau Brognard, housepainter of Amiens, committecd suicide today on his third attcmpt^by swallowing his shirt. First he three himself under a bus and was taken to a hospital for an operation. He threw himself 30 feet from a hospital window, frac- to a moslem wedding. luring his skull. Still he did not dU, Although tinder guard, hi managed to tear up his shirt ind swallow the pieces. He died of «uffoe»- tlon. * Our Telephone Number 4438 Shelton Motor Co. x Howdy, Pardnerl Enjoy..,. 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