The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 30, 1950 · Page 10
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PAGE TEK BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS McCarthy Asks Amerasia Subpenas Senator Seeks Citing of Six Persons in Case WASHINGTON, May 30. OP) Senator McCarthy (R-Wis) is urging that senators investigating his Communist charges against the Stale Department subpena Ihc six persons arrested In the Anicrasia magazine case. McCarthy iold reporters 1*> thought their testimony would be an essential part of the inquiry which a Senate foreign relations sub-committee now is conducting Into the five-year-old case. It Involved the alleged theft of secret documents from strategic government war agencies. : Service Not Tndictcr] One of the six arrested, John S Service, has been accused by McCarthy of pro-Communist leanings Tlie veteran State Department career officer, now Tinder-going a new department loyalty investigation, has strongly denied the charge. Service was not indicted after his arrest. McCarthy's accusations against Service were made last March as part of his general charges that the State Department is riddled with Communists and Red sympathizers. They led directly to the committee's decision to look into the case as part of the overall investigation. Jaffe !s Defendant The oilier defendants In the case were Philip Jaffe, editor of the now suspended Kir-Eastern affairs publication; Kate Mitchell, co-editor; Mark Gayn, a free-lance writer; Andrew Roth, naval intelligence officer, and Emmanuel S. Larsen, a States Department employe. Committee aides said they had heard reports that both Gayn and Roth are now In foreign countries. The Amerasfa ease stemmed from a raid conducted In March 1945 on the magazine's New York office by Prank Bielaskl. of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). Three months later the FBI raided tile office. Both raids turned up a lot of federal documents. Gayn and Miss Mitchell as well as Service were not Indicted, and the cast against Roth was dropped. . Jaffe was fined $2,500 and Larsen $500. Others Testified William J. Donovan, wartime head of OSS, Archbold Van Beurcn, one of his aides and Bielaski already have testified in the latest Inquiry. So has Robert M. Hitchcock, who handled the Justice Department's prosecution. . Hitchcock, now a Buffalo, N. Y.. attorney, testified last'Friday that the illegal gathering of the documents—there were no search war- prosecu- rants used—scuttled the tion's case. The committee' plans to hear D. M. Ladd, chief of the FBI security division, tomorrow 19:30 ajn. EST). •SILVER SEA—As the sun sets on Great Sound, off Hamilton Bermuda, The'Jem is silhouetted against a pattern of interwoven light and crumpled water. Skippered by Forsle'r Cooper of the. Bermuda Sailboat Club, the 14-foot international dinghy finished fifth in the Princess Elizabeth Cup series. Moonlight, handled by :Dick Divall q£ (he same organ- i ization, won. For Improved SIDNEY In o majority of coses investigated in several hospitals and clinics, subnormal Kidney function wai improved, Bladder pain and discomfort reduced after the use of Mountain Volley Woier. If your doctor hos diagnosed your condition as funclional Kidney Impairment this natural, untreated mineral water may be very beneficial. Try it for a few weeks. It is delicious, pure-tasting, and may be consumed freely. Crosstown Whiskey Shop Main & Division Lehman Pays Tribute to FDR AT HOYS' STATK—Jimmy Garret'., (above), son of Mr. and Mrs. Benton Garrcf.t, is repro^culing Wilson High School at the annual Arkansas Boys' State now under way at Camp Robinson near Little Rock. A junior, he was selected by school officials to attend Boys' State. ^ .HYDE PARK. N.Y.. May 30, (yft— Sen, Herbert H. Lehman (D-NY) said today that, "to attribute the present tragic slate of world affairs to failure or error on the part of Franklin Roosevelt Is a base injustice." In a speech prepared for Memorial Day services at the grave of the wartime President, Lehman said: "Because I knew the man, and his patriotic devotion to his country as well as his boundless devotion to mankind, I am appalled at the endless repetition of the slander that President Roosevelt was naive, or short-sighted or weak or even worse in his dealings with the Russians." The senator described Mr. Roosevelt as "the grand architect of our victory over & savage and ruthless enemy." Lclimnn added: "That this strategy did not succeed in solving the .sic problem of the relations of Soviet Russia with the world is not to President Roosevelt's discredit any more than to the discredit of Winston ChurchlH." The problem, he said, "had been with Europe and the world since 1917." Arbyrd Seniors Visit N. Orleans ARBYRD, Mo., May 30—Fourteen members of the Arbyrd High School senior class arc In New Orleans today on the annual class tour. They made the trip by chartered bus and expect to return Friday. Coach G. W. Adams and Mrs. Adams accompanied the seniors as class sponsors! Those making the trip included James Grisson. Dwight Thomas, Kenneth Ray, Harlan Hollyway, Freddie Freeman. Sonnle Lllman, John M. Adams, Clint Rose, Charles Adams. J. I,. Lomax, Kenneth Phillips, Bartmra Miller, June llardln and Erma King. lee Ward fo Speak At Legion Meeting LUXORA, Ark., May 30—Lee H. Wnrd of Paragould, Arkansas Department Commander of the American Legion, will be the principal speaker at a dinner meeting of Rodgers-Lynch Post tonight, it was announced here today by Aulen M. Chilwood, Jr., post, commander. The dinner meeting, beginning at seven-thirty p.m., will be held In the high school cafeteria. Mr. Chlt- wnod also said that plans would be discussed tor the construction of a Post lint, to start In the near future. The Post lias secured a lot and has building materials contracted tor, culminating a seven month financial drive for funds. • S. C. Ingrain is chairman for arrangements for the dinner meeting to be held Wednesday night. Heinkel Advises West STUTTGART, Germany. Ernst Hcinkcl. who built some of Nazi Germany's best war planes has this word of advice for the western powers in their aerial planning fo: European clcfcn.sc: "They Imd better quit wasting their time and money in rival, uncoordinated experiments in military aircraft by individual countries. They should centralize all their efforts under one control and develop mass production »[ a One good mode, for each type of "Even if this pl a ,,o is not quite as pod as one which might be perfected by continued scattered ev- nuT^?T;, ' hC ,,. '""'"nfscs would outweigh tins disadvantage," Hei.i- fcl said. -All live Allied would bo using the same pline. They could shirt planes where needed, use n central stockpile o spare parts. And they could luilr a lot more planes a lot faster thai' with many varied models." nations type of Kai-shek Calls Formosa 'Safe 7 TAPEI. Formosa, May 30. </P>— Chiang Kai-shek said today Formosa Is safe from immediate Chinese Communist invasion unless Russia gives the Reds extensive help." Nationalist China's president said lit a news conference that Formosa's "defensive strength is steadily growing." He said the withdrawal from Hainan added 60.000 troops and retreat from Chushan 150.000. The juestion was raised by one correspondent's remark that "reliable reports" quoted U. S. military attaches as predicting a Red invasion attempt about mid-July with tile fall of Formosa "not unlikely." TUESDAY, MAY' 30, I960 Vagabond Players Move BALTIMORE — (/PI— The historic Vagabond Players, with the longest continuous production record in the country, are being turned out of their old carriage house home. The owners are not renewing the lease. But the Vagabonds say it doesn't 1 mean the end of their string performances that reaches back 34 years. They're looking for new location so their season's productions won't be Interrupted They started in 1016. Their or- fnal "Iiome," a vacant store, v. • weird triangular playhouse with 60 uncomfortable seats Eind a steam pipe which rose through the floor of the stage nnd disappeared In tile flies. It had to be camouflaged as a tree or a column, depending on the nature of the play. The first play was "Tile Artist," by H. L. Mencken. Tlmt season they also had the original production of "Bound East for Cardiff," by Eugene O'Neill, O'Neill was paid $15 to produce the play. The players soon moved to a hotel ballroom, then in 1922 to a larger nccor~moda- tions. But it was In 1030 that they made their big plunge. They took the old carriage house of the Preston estate. Greeks Get Mules ATHENS —«>»— An additional shipment of 6,000 American mules will bring to 3,500 the number of the animals brought to Greece, and used in the country's agriculture recovery program. Pllchascd with Mnr5ltn.ll Plan funds, (he mules arc expected to reach Greece this year. Cost of the animals nd trnsaport- allon costs will run close (o $3 400,000. The ancient trade route over the Himalayas from India to China was ntlt back Into use during World War II. Some fruits and vegetables raised in the valleys of Tibet. I-ORTAGKVII.I.E HON'OK STUI)ENTS-Sue Tyso,, (left) was salutatorian and Alvln Segal and Patricia Hawkms were co-valccUctorians of Portageville High School's graduating class. Miss Tyson also was nan to receive the notary Club's Junior Girl Citizen award. Arbyrd Girl Accepts Appointment For Missionary Work in California AEBYRD. Mo., May 30 — Miss* luiura P. Thompson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Thompson of Arbyrd, has received an appointment from the Baptist Home Mission Board as a field missionary worker in youth work in California and will leave for Fresno, Calif. June 11 to assume her duties. The work will consist of holding youth revivals, conducting dally vacation Bible schools and youth camps, and assisting in organization of churches. She assisted in tills work In Cali fomia last year. After !0 weeks of work as a summer missionary. Miss Thompson enrolled In the Baptist Theological Seminary of Fort Worth, which she lias attended for the past year. Miss Thompson Is now youth ill rector at Kcnnedale Baptist Church at Kennednle, Tex. Following graduation from Arbyrd High School, she attended Blue Mountain College at Blue Mountain, Miss. She attended summer sessions at Arkansas State College at Jonesboro. Ark. After completion of her work at the theological seminary in Fort Worth, Miss Thompson expects to receive an appointment from the Baptist Foreign Missions Board as a missionary to South America. British Ships Return After Month's Captivity HONG KONG. May 30. (/p)_Two small British ships were back in Hong Kong todny, freed from aboil! a month's captivity by relentless Royal Navy pressure on the Chinese Nationalists. Crewmen said the Nationalists in releasing the vessels radioed the Royal Navy accusing it of "absolute coercion contrary to international Inw." The ships are the 300-ton Clover- lock .-ind the Slnghing, a river boat. The Cloverlock was seized by the Nationalists April 28 and the Sing- hlng was captured May 1. Both were held at Quemoy, Nationalist Island outpost near the Communist port of Amoy opposite Formosa. Catholics Aid DPs , FRANKFURT —</7'i— Nearly a third of all displaced persons wlio migrated to the United States from Germany and Austria in [he last four years \verc aided by tti'e National catholic Welfare Conference, says tlie Rev. S.epiien A. Rcrnas. Catholic conference director for Germany and Austria. He said 46.404 displaced persons have been processed by the conference, out or a total of approximately 150,000 emigrants to America, Our Telephone Number 4438 Shelton Motor Co. ARE YOUR FIRE INSURANCE RATES TOO HIGH? If You Insure Your Farm Properly fl T With U I Cotton Farmers Mutual Insurance - Association 1. 2. 3. 4. 5 6 No membership fees Strong financially Prompt and fair claim servlct Standard policy Low rates for broad coverage 20% Renewal dividend for post eight years Your Local Agent is: Raymond Zachry 508 South Lake Phone: 2266 Blytheville, Ark. Sponsored by: MID-SOUTH COTTON GROWERS ASSOCIATION TO COMMERCE POST—Maj. Gen. Philip B. Fleming, above, was named by President Truman to the newly-created S17,500-a- jear posl of undersecretary of Commerce tor Transportation. Fleming has been serving as chairman of the Maritime Com- ni&sion, which was abolished tinder the government reorganization plans. His new appointment requires Senate approval. Experiments are being carried on to grow truffles in the U.S. Hawaiian* Decorate Ernie Pyle's Grave HONOLULU, May 30. (/Tj—Millions of flowers brightened todns the graves of war corresjjonttenl Ernie pyle and 12,500 American war dead in Punchbowl Crater overlooking tills city. H was a typically Hawaiian outpouring of reverence, expressed in the fragrant carnations and ginger, the colorful orchids and plumeria which grow everywhere here. Islanders were asked to make a lei for Memorial Day. From every corner of the island the floners poured into Honolulu. 42,500 leis. in ''1 about 3,500,000 blossoms. Hoy scouts last night drappcd the leis on the white crosses ol punchbowl. Hunt Continues For 2 Attackers South Mississippi County law en- focement officers continued their search today for the two Negroes who slugged an Osccola grocery store operator yesterday but escaped with no loot. Bloodhounds from the Mississippi County Penal Farm were brought into the chase yesterday and trailed the Negroes to a wooded area near Huller, south of Osceola. The dogs lost the trail there in a rainstorm yesterday afternoon. The two Negroes slugged W. P. Samse who operates a grocery store in Osceola, with a bottle when the grocer turned his back on the men to complete a sale. Mr. Samse was knocked unconscious He was given first aid treatment for a deep laceration on his head at an Osceola doctor's office. After slugging MI- Samse the Negroes fled, leaving 1 behind the groceries they had ordered. The trade route over the Himalaya mountains follows passes 17 000 feet high. ' BEST WAITRESS — Bettj, Jakubiec, 26, of Wonewoc, W», won the title o* 'America's -boa waitress of 1050" during the convention of the Nation aJ Ke«ta». rant Association-in Chicago. Despite her proficiency, Betty hasn* been tipped for eight years because she works for a chaia which bans tipping. Crime Checkers Spot Erickson as 'No. T WASHINGTON, May 30. (iff— Senate crime investigators reported today their surprise swoop into Miami showed that Frank Erickson, New York bookmakers, is the "big- shot" In gambling activities in the southern Florida resort area. Ejickson is the No. 1 man, the big-shot," said Senator Hunt (D- Wyo) in telling reporters that New Yorkers, though local managers, run the gambling casinos, horse- race bookmaking and sinrilar activities in the Miami area. "They don't just have links with the gambling down there," he said "They run it." Hunt is a member of a special Sejtate committee whicli has been given $150,000 to investigate Interstate crime and gambling and their "corruptive Influence" on local politics. KIRBY STORES GRADUATES Class of 1950— Ton are Indeed uniquely distinguished by th« grace of Father Time himself. V«u an- fortunate In graduate into the world of adult affairs just in lime to take part in (he launching of the second half of the fabulous 20lh Century. To you our best wishes for a happy and successful career. And, along with the class of '50, Ark-Mo, too, looks toward the second half of (he century (he first half of which has brought mor« things to more people, for better living. We look forward to continuing .to supply <mr customers with the very best in electric service. Depend- Me, low-cos), electric service, which—as any gradual* ihould know —has made electricity (he biggest bargain In today'* family budgtl. Ark-Mo Power Co.

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