The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 10, 1954 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 10, 1954
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 1954 Stricter Rules Needed to Prevent knowledge of the basis of the charges and could testify with supporting evidence, as in court. Many, perhaps most, of their charges were based not on personal knowledge but on previous information, alleged or real, produced in other Senate investigations of McCarthy or by him. It still isn't settled how many of the 46 charges will be investigated, either. The picture should be clearer before the hearings begin. By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON (AP) — First reaction to the news that Sen. McCarthy will be allowed to cross-examine witnesses in the new Senate investigation of him may have been: ''Here we go again." But it is too soon to say whether the new hearings, on charges of unbecoming official conduct against the Wisconsin Republican, will be a repetition of the recently finished Senate Investigation into his fight with Army officials. Sen. Watkins (R-Utah), chairman of the six-man Senate committee which will conduct these new hearings, said they will start Aug. 30. But his committee still has a lot of clarifying to do before the public knows what to expect. The committee, appointed last week, has already laid down a few rules for its investigation, but not a full set of rules. In the McCarthy-Army hearings, McCarthy was also given the privilege of cross-examining witnesses and he employed it in memorable fashion. Those hearings lasted for 36 days. Because the seven Senators who handled that investigation laid down such loose rules, McCarthy could interrupt them and the proceedings repeatedly with: "Point of order." Diversionary Tactics McCarthy, the dominant figure throughout those hearings, was able to create diversions, such as with his call to government em- ployes to provide him with secrets from the executive department. One of the charges of misconduct against him now is that call. Only this much is clear about the new hearings: 1. They will be open to the public and reporters from the press. 2. They will not be televised or broadcast on radio. 3. McCarthy may cross-examine witnesses. 4. Watkins said they .will be conducted like a federal court trial. . But it isn't known yet who will really handle the hearings: Wat- French Delay POW Exchange HANOI, Indochina (B — The French command announced yesterday that the of war prisoners with the Communist-led Vietminh has been postponed. A spokesman gave no reason for the postponement. The exchange had been planned, to start today. There was no word when it might get under way. Finger Waves, Fancy Haircuts, Are Latest Things for Gentlemen LOS ANGELES (£) — More men are asking for finger waves and fancy haircuts, and so barbers need longer training, says the president of the Associated Master Barbers and Beauticians of California. George Timme of Sacramento urged the association's annual con vention yesterday to pass a resolu lion proposing extension of the eight-month training and 18-montl: apprenticeship periods. Money Diverted PHOENIX, Ariz. (IP) — Federal narcotics agents said they gave Ralph. M. Ochoa $40 a month ago to buy narcotics from "the underground" as a help in rounding up peddlers. But he spent the money on himself, the officers claim. He was free under $400 bond today on a charge of embezzling government funds. Tokyo Merchants Protest \ TOKYO (£>) — Some 4,000 Tokyo physicians today staged a 24-hour "suspension of business" to protest a proposed cut in . government health insurance fees. Kyodo News Service s <*" government-employed health oncers toot over emergency cases. Patients with routine aches and pains were asked to come back tomorrow. j FOR RADIO AND TV REPAIR Call 3-4596 Jimmy Gean, repairman • All work guaranteed • Prompt Service ROSE SALES CO. 521 S. 21st Home & Farm Supplies Over 30,000 items in Stock — If We Don't Have it . We'll Get It. General Hardware And Appliance Co. 108 W. Main Phone 3-4585 rompl DELIVERY SERVICE Phont 3-4507 Hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. with Delivery to 7 o.m. WOODS TRUSSES EXPERTLY 1 PITTED 2 Price KIRIY DRUG STORES kins and the five other senators os. his committee or a special counsel to do the examining as Ray K. Jenkins, a Tennessee lawyer hired for the job, did in the Army-McCarthy case? Watkins said last night a chief counsel will be needed, plus a staff. But he was vague on just what role this counsel will play when the new hearings begin. In the McCarthy-Army hearings McCarthy was allowed to cross- examine the Army witnesses. And they were allowed, through their special counsel Joseph N. Welch, to cross-examine McCarthy and his staff. In addition, Jenkins and the senators on that investigating committee cross-examined both sides. Who Will Testify But while Watkins said McCarthy will be permitted to cross-examine witnesses against him in this case, too, so far there is no indication Watkins' committee intends to let witnesses against McCarthy cross- examine him or his witnesses. Which brings up a main point: Just who — if any — will be witnesses against McCarthy? Watkins said last night he didn't know that either, that that's a problem to be ironed out. Sen. Flanders (R-Vt) had asked the Senate to censure McCarthy. But that body decided to set up a special committee to investigate charges against McCarthy and report back on whether censure was justified, with the understanding- there could be no vote for or against censure until that report was made. Flanders and Senators Fulbright (D-Ark) and Morse (Ind-Ore) then made 46 charges against McCarthy for the special committee to examine. But Watkins says hearsay evidence will not be admitted at the hearings and that he didn't expect Flanders, Fulbright or Morse to be called unless they had personal CHICAGO yp>—Sheriff's officers said a Washington Park stablehand stabbed a cab driver to death in the race track parking lot last night and then went for a stroll with the victim's wife. Dead is Harry R. Andrews. Captain Jack Johnson of County sheriff's police said Jack Miller, 28- year-old stablehand. stabbed Andrews nine times with a three-inch- blade pocket knife as Andrews' wife, Mary, 41, watched. Johnson described Miller as being friendly with Mrs. Andrews. The officer said Andrews followed the couple into the parking lot of the South Side race track, pleading with his wife to return to him. As Andrews continued toward them, Johnson said, Miller took the knife out of his pocket and killed the taxi driver. Johnson quoted Miller as saying Andrews hit him first with a pop bottle. Then, Johnson said, Miller and Mrs. Andrews continued their walk. They were arrested on a street three blocks away. Johnson said Miller admitted tne stabbing. Miller and Mrs. Andrews were held without charge. POPPED WHEAT—Perched at a slight angle on its own wheat, this grain elevator at Syracuse, Kan., remains standing after an explosion shattered the bottom of all its bins and dumped out a big pile of wheat. No one was hurt, although workmen were nearby. The eight-cylinder, 260,000-bushel structure, owned by the Jackson Grain Co., of Syracuse, was almost full. It is believed a dust explosion blew out the basement McCarthy, Cohn Create Furor CHARLESTON, W. Va. l#—Rumors spread rapidly in the West Virginia capital yesterday that Sen. McCarthy (R-Wis) and Roy Cohn were to stop over on a flight through Charleston. After airlines officials confirmed that the names McCarthy and Cohn were on the passenger list, newspaper reporters and television cameramen hurried to the airport. When the plane landed, they scrambled up the steps and searched out their quarry, only to finid that another Mr. McCarthy and Mr. Cohn we^e travelinig together — bearing no resemblance to the Wisconsin senator and his associate. Duck hawks are the fastest of all flying fowls. Naturalists have estimated their dives attain speeds up to 200 miles per hour. 3 Balkan Nations Sign Pact BLED, Yugoslavia (#)—Yugoslavia, Italy and Greece signed a military pact yesterday aimed at welding a Balkan wall against any aggression by Russia on her * con- inform satellites. The alliance was signed by the foreign ministers of the three powers—Koca Popovic of Yugoslavia, Stephan Stephanopoulous of Greece and Faud Koprulu of Turkey. The historic move implments the Balkan friendship treaty President Marshal Tito's government signed in 1953 with her two neighbors v/ho are members of the North Atlantic Alliance and brings Communist Yugoslavia a step closer to the Western orbit. It also links Yugoslavia indirectly with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, although she is not a NATO member. Cautiously worded, the pact pledges the three countries allegiance to the United Nations and protects Greek and Turkish obligations to NATO without committing Yugoslavia to a direct part in that security program. At the same time, however, ttvs new treaty clearly aimed at arranging military collective insurance against the threat of comin- form aggression' and was another step by Yugoslavia to closer collaboration with the West since its feud started with Moscow in 1948. In pooling armed forces of the ihree nations that may total more :han one million men, the alliance bolsters one of the soft spots in western Europe's defenses. Turkey has a standing army of 450,000 and Greece has more than 125,000 men under arms. There are no official figures on the size of Tito's army, but it has been estimated Tito has some 600,000 men under arms. SOMETHING AFOOT- That's her own foot screen actress Anne Baxter is holding. She's showing off her latest conceit—a pearl ring worn on her toe.. She thinks it will start a new fad. Her 1953 conceit- smoking a cigar in a Hollywood night-club—did not start a new fad. Don't Neglect Slipping FALSE TEETH Do false teeth drop, slip or wobble when you talk, eat, laugh or sneeze? Don't be annoyed and embarrassed by such handicaps. PASTEETH. an alkaline (non-acid) powder to sprinkle on your plates, keeps raise teeth more firmly set. Gives confident feeling of security and added comfort. No gummy, gooey, pastv taste or feel- Ing. Get FASTEETH today »t any drug counter. BEDFORD, Va. WJ—The crowning of Miss Mary Babb .Venable as queen of Bedford County's bicentennial celebration went off just fine here yesterday, except for one little thing. Brig. Gen. William M. Stokes Jr., commander of the 30th Infantry Division, was to have done the honors at the coronation. At the appointed moment, Stokes arose and looked to an assistant, expecting to be handed the crown. The assistant looked blank. The master of ceremonies, Charles Green, looked embarrassed. Sorry, said Green, he had left the crown at home. The general made like he was placing a crown on Miss Venable's brr-ette locks, proclaimed her queen, and the 10,000 spectators cheered. Know The Law! i'ou can nave a free copy of the Motor Vehicle Safety Responiibili- ty Law for rhe mere asking. Call or see "Dee" at the United Inur- ance Agency 111 W. Main Phone 3-6812 Blytheville. Bicycle Parts Complete Stock Parts & Accessories General Hardware And Appliance Co. 108 W. Main Phone 3-4585 Husbands! Wives. 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