The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 16, 1955 · Page 8
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 18, 1955 Is There an Espionage Network Operating in United States Now? By JAMES MARLOW Associated Press News Analyst WASHINGTON (AP) — Every time an American ally uncovers a Soviet spy ring in its own country, it raises an old question here: Is there an espionage network operating now in the United States? This country was shocked shortly after the war, and the public got Its first Insight into Russian espionage, when a Soviet spy ring was exposed in Canada. This week Australia produced a 100,000-word report on Russian spying there. Both governments found out that not just one spy ring was working against them. There were several rings, each independent of the other and concealed from the other. Some sought military information, some scientific and diplomatic information. The strings were pulled from Moscow. The reason th, Kremlin didn't want one of its spy rings to know the other existed vas simple enough: In case one ring was exposed, or one or more of its members were caught, no information could be obtained that would endanger any other ring. Although nine years separate the Canadian and Australian discoveries of what the Russians had been doing to them, the Soviet spy operations were the same in general: The Russian masters of the spy rings found the Canadian and Australian Communist parties the most fertile ground for recruits. They were always looking for re* cruits. Their most trusted agents acted as talent scouts. But if one ring found a recuit it thought could be trusted, he couldn't be put to work unless Moscow approved. Moscow either had a file on thf- man or used one 01 the other spy rings to check on his trustworthiness. In addition to their spy rings, (he Russians sought to set up fifth columns in both countries. These would be agents, undercover, of course, who could be depended on to work for Russia in case of war when the Soviet spy chiefs would have to return home. Neither the Candians nor Australians discovered the espionage through their own police work. In both cases they were set on the trail by Russians who were part of a spy ring and then voluntarily offered information. In Australia it was Vladimir Peirov. In Canada it was Igor Gouzenko. .. Petrov was third secretary of the Russian Embassy in Australia and director of one of the spy rings there. In April 1954 he and his SAVE K 33V3% AUTO AND FIRE INSURANCE Complete Protection — Claims Settled on Day Presented United Insurance Co. "Leading & Fast Growing Agency" 111 W. Main ' Phone 3-6S12 V S. Sec "DEE" Now and Stop Worrying BIG MOUTH—"Knautschke," hippo at the Berlin, Germany, zoo, likes his beer, as anyone can see. What he's drinking is, a,"Ber• liner Weisse," a sweet white beer which is a specialty known only in Berlin. wife deserted to the Australians, asked for asylum, told their story, and backed up their statements with documents they had taken with them. In. 1945 Gouzenko, a cipher clerk in the Russian Embassy in Ottawa, turned his back OH Russia and went to the Canadians. Just as Petrov did later, he carried documents with him to support his story. In both countries royal commissions were set up to investigate. The Canadian commission made its 733-page report in 1946. The Australian Commission's report was made public this week. Because the Russian spy rings were concealed from one another, Petrov and Gouzenko could talk best about the networks in which they took part. The Australian commission said the only Austral- ians who knowingly assisted thj Soviets were members of the Aus tralian Communtet party, ex-mem bers, pretending ex-members, o: sympathizers, But the Australians expressed doubt they have stopped all Sovie spying there, even though they have exposed a lot of It. Grapes almost the size of golf balls grow bestde the Vaupe River, in the wilds of Colombia South America. BUFFORD SHOE SHOP REPAIRING - CLEANING DYEING 112 S. Broadway MAKE IT A for a good deal and a good deal more! We're matching Pontiac's record sales with record-breaking trades! ^^B\ You can put this down for a fact. You won't — match our deal anywhere else in town because this one pays off double! For a starter, you'11'.get an appraisal too good to pass by. We're out to make September another record-breaking month, and all trades are figured on a volume basis. Your car can command a better deal from us right now than it ever will again. 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Donald, II, suddenly remembered that a .22-caliber rifle had been left within easy reach of His sister. He ran back to .put 'the weapon away. Donald stumbled over a chair, the gun discharged and his sister fell with a bullet in her head. She was dead on arrival at a clinic here. Dr. E. D. Butler, the coroner, ruled the death was accidental. Two Falls But Slight Injuries PHILADELPHIA Wl—Rubin Boyance, 33, a painter from Levittown, Pa., slipped from a 100-foot-high scaffold yesterday and plunged toward ground workers on construction of a Delaware River bridge at nearby Edgely. He fell about 30 feet.— reached out — and managed to grasp a dangling rope. Workers above began to haul him back up. Just as he neared & c&twalk, he slipped again. This time there was no dangling rope. He fell—screaming—toward earth. He landed in a taut piece of tarpaulin ground workers had improvised as a safety net — just in case — as he started up the rope. A hospital said his injuries were minor. Scholarly Thief Had Good Taste LOS ANGELES UK — A scholarly looking transient is in jail on charges of stealing ' microscopes from UCLA and California Institute of Technology. Special police at UCLA booked Henry R. Hirer, 33, in West Los Angeles jail on four counts of grand theft. They allege he stole four microscopes, a slide rule and camera from Caltech and 10 microscopes from UCLA. The loot is valued at »9,000 and has be«n recovered at pawnshops, police said. Officers said Barer told them he sold the microscopes for about $50 each. The Union of South Africa has a separate capital lor each branch of government: Pretoria, Capetown and Bloeinfontein. 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