The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 17, 1955 · Page 7
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SATURDAY, MSfTMOBl W, PAGE SEYZH CIA Quiet on Spy Claims Of 2 American. Veterans By DANIEL 1)* MJCE FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Officials of the U. S. Central Intelligence Agency had no comment yesterday on two young American veterans' story of spying for the Russians in order to spy for the West. The pair, Gregory J. Lima, 30, New York City, and Theo K. Hollie, 28, of Los Angeles, said they gave information to the Soviets "to serve our country by infiltrating Russian intelligence." • They charged the CIA strung them along for three months after they offered to work as double agents then turned them down. They accused the CIA of "gross malfeasance" because it did not hire them and said they have asked to testify against the intelligence organization at a congressional hearing. The pair told newsmen they, got J6.000 from the Russians for their espionage activities. Navy Veteran Hollie. a Navy veteran, said they got the idea of becoming double agents last year after Lima was "fired from a civilian job with the Army department in West Germany in 1953 as a 'security risk.' " "Some of the charges against him were that he had tried to get an acquaintance to join the American Labor party and that a 'Dear Comrade' letter had once come to his address from the New York Daily Worker," Hollie said. "We decided that if we could do something positive and dramatic against communism, it would make Greg a first-class citizen again and remove 'security risk' from his record. It would, of course, serve our country. "So we schemed to hoodwink the Soviets .into hiring us as spies. then have the CIA use us thereafter." The two said their missions for the Soviets ranged from a report on a U. S. military intelligence school at Oberammergau. Germany. to a visit to Belgium's largest arms factory. Be^an Investigation They said they went to the CIA Jpst May I and proposed that they work as double agents to learn more about the Soviet spy apparatus. The CIA began an investigation, they said, but told them on Aug. 31. "We don't know you anymore." They charged the CIA has debts they said they incurred on instructions of the agency. "All we got from CIA was S6 per diem during June, July and August, while we were asked to be at CIA's disposal." Hollie said. They said they set up the Al- made of steel girders to test the flight control system of the new XF8U-1 supersonic day fighter. Hooked up to it are the latest electronic "brains" to help in determining the Navy fighters reactions to movements of the ailerons, elevator and rudder. Mo Berg Gets Rough, Hails Picketing Sons into Court PONTTAC. Mich. Cfl — The Berg, take them back," said their moth ! boys promised to give up picketing j er I their mother's dry cleaning plant.; . j But all is not forgiven. Soil Field Day Is Wednesday Top Missouri Officials Will B« on Hand By H. L. MEAGER STEELE — A Soil Conservation field day will be held at the Dolphin Land Co., Jive miles west of Steele Wednesday. \ The program beginning at 10:30 a.m. will be highlighted by personnel of the State Soil Conservation Service, also Hon. Paul C. Jones, U. S. Congressman of Missouri's Tenth District and member of the House Agriculture Committee, J. P. Patterson, Senator of the 25th Missouri District, and John M. Dalton, Attorney General of Missouri. As master of ceremonies, Patterson will introduce R. P. Simcoke, of St. Louis, owner of Dolphin Land Co. farms, Attorney General Dalton, L. C. Carpenter, Missouri Commissioner of Agriculture, and Hilton L. Bracey, executive vice president of Missouri Cotton Producers Association. Need for soil conservation work and land farming in the Missouri Delta will be discussed by A. H. Webb, chairman of Board of Supervisors of Pemiscot County. Robert E. Axom, area engineer of the service, will explain survey and engineering practices. Congressman Jones has outlined his subject as "Soil Conservation and History in the Making." His talk will be first in the afternoon session following introduction of special guests. Fabick Bros, of Sikeston will exhibit equipment and show . equipment in action in the last part of the program. The program is sponsored by Pemiscot County Soil Conservation District. Board Supervisors of the District are A. H. Webb. H. P. Till. H. A. Boone. Prank Long. Jr., and Harry B. Baker, work ur.it construction. More Salk Polio Vaccine /$ Released WASHINGTON IB — The Public Health Service announced yesterday release of another 3,819,821 cubic centimeters of Salk antipoHo vaccine. One cc is the equivalent of one shot. Of the total, 1.248,000 ccs went to the free inoculation program of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. The other went to the states and territories for use for children aged 5 through 9 under the voluntary control program. The announcement contained a breakdown by states of the allocation of 2,011,621 ccs but did not give a breakdown for an additional 500,000 ccs which were added to an allocation of 3,348,000 ccs made on Sept. 1 under the voluntary control program. The breakdown by states included: Arkansas 27,873 ccs, Missouri 46,899 ccs. Solon Warns Of Inflation Adenauer Wins Praise From Sen. McClellan WASHINGTON C-B — Sen. McClellan (D-Ark) said yesterday Chancellor Konrad Adenauer of West Germany has "increased his stature" by ihs handling of negotiations in Moscow with the Kremlin bosses. The negotiations brought a promise from Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin to return German prisoners, while Adenauer agreed to an exchange of ambassadors between Russia and West Germany if the two nation's .parliaments will approve this diplomatic step. McClellan, asked whether he believes the agreement might advance efforts to achieve a reunification of Germany, told reporters cautiously "it should." He emphasized that, "I don't go overboard" about signs of a relaxing of cold war tensions although he said he is still hopeful. FIRST-—Regina C. Jones, former WAC Pfc, is the first woman to be admitted to Soldiers' Home in Washington, D.C. She is living in Anderson Cottage, Abraham Lincoln's old summer home. Miss Jones, 47, of Washington, joined the Army in 1943 and developed cataracts in both eyes while serving in Egypt. Her arrival brought mixed reactions from the 1800 male ex-soldiers living at the 104-year-old home. Hope's Hospital Is Dedicated HOPE, Ark. W — The 5700,000 Hempstead County Memorial Hospital, a rambling one-story structure with air conditioning and an oxygen pipeline system to every room was dedicated here yesterday. Speeches by Gov. Orval Faubus and Rep. Oren Harris (D-Ark) were on the program. The ho3pital was financed by a S300,000 county bond issue and federal aid. It will start admitting patients Tuesday. Gold was discovered in California on Jan. 24, 1848. WASHINGTON Off—Sen. Williams (R-Del) said today there is an increasing threat of inflation which may reach "dangerous" proportions soon unless checked. Williams, a member of the tax- writing Senate Finance Committee, said that because of this threat he will oppose Ux reductions in the I next session of Congress unless | projected reveneus indicate there will be a budget surplus. - many, specializing in military news pictures for hometown American newspapers. Hollie said he went lo Ihe Soviet Embassy in East Berlin Inst November and offered their services. They reported to U. S. he said. Some Progress Reported in Tax Equalization LITTLE ROCK (fi ~ Out of some 50 county .school, supervisors meeting here yesterday, about half reported substantial progress in equalizing property assessments while the rest said little or nothing was being done in their counties toward equalization. The 1955 Legislature directed that assessments should be equalized at 20 per ceni of market value throughout the state. The supervisors, from about two- thirds of the counties in the state, generally opposed placing a 30-mill limitation on school district taxation in connection with equalization of assessments. The 30-mill proposal is on the 1956 general election ballot. There is no limit at present to school taxation rates. Ro er 31 and o,, ,,,e 2^, : *«£ ^J^™ ^ ^ olher , demand. : R w . eek more j ^. ^ bfcn tta $100 | , w - hcn , hey didn't get it they pick- ' j eted the nlant at nearby Clarkston. : i Ma Berg got an injunction to; I keep them from interfering with ! I business. ' i Thursday she took them into court on charges of violating the . injunction. ! Robert and Orville agreed to withdraw from the dispute. The court ordered the other four drivers reinstated at their old salary. The Berg boys said they would look for other jobs. "I'd lock the doors before I'd Boulder Dam is the highest dam in the world. RUST-FREE HOT WATER TROUBLE-FREE OPERATION ate built-in guarantee* Aulomalk Gas -I WATER HEATER Stone lined Storage Walls i«manna«.m«miHiEnro 10-Year Warranty batktd by o HALSELU WHITE Main at Division Ph. 3-6096 FREE! Shetland Pony Complete with Bridle and Saddle, (o be Given Away in Front of our Store. Fri. - Sept. 30th Register Now . . . Any Boy Between Ages of 4 and 14 Nothing to Buy! Just Come In & Register! Accompanied by Parents. R.D. HUGHES Company USED COMBINES All Makes and Models SPECIAL THIS WEEK 1951 International Mode] 125 Self-Propelled Only $1500.00 Also we have several Massey-Harris and John Deere Self-Propelled machines Re-conditioned and Ready to Go. 61 IMPLEMENT COMPANY N. Highway 61 Phone 2-2142 WE RENT HOSPITAL BEDS . . . BABY BEDS • ROLLAWAY BEDS • USED REFRIGERATORS • USED WASHERS WADE FURNITURE CO. 112 W. Main Phone 3-3122 A NEW TEACHER OF PIANO Miss Olive Emerson Who has studied at Lamont School of Music In Denver, Louisiana State University, and rhiladelphia Conservatory, is now ready to begin teaching private lessons in Blytheville. Studio at 628 W. Main Phone 3-SS90 An Invitation This Is your personal Invitation to visit Blytheville'a oldest ready-to-wear shop. We are eager to have you visit us. , . we want to fcnow you better . . we want you to become acquainted with our friendly service . and most of all, we would like to introduce you to the most famous names in ladies fashion . . . names that have established The New York Store as Blytheville's most popular fashion center since 1909. 218 W. Main Phone 2-2132 In Blytheville Since 1909 Minnie Lee Jones Studio 807 Chickdsawbo Private Lessons in PIANO Graduate of Progressive Series. St Louis Degree American Conservatory of Music, Chicago. Classes for all ages. ENROLL NOW Phone POplar 2-2994 HAIRY VETCH Oregon or Arkansas Grown PMA SPECIFICATIONS Place Your Order Now Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1SOO W. Main Phone 3-6S56 RAZORBACK South Highway 61 'Where Friends Meet In Blytheville' Serving the Best Food in Town • Real Barbecue Ribs • Italian Spaghetti • Delicious Sea Foods • U.S. Choice Steaks Miss La wand a Shirley Berry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. Foster, and EHIott Bryean, son of Mr, and Mrs. Bedford Bryean, were married Sunday night. The ceremony was solemnized at the Baptist parsonage by the Rev. James Biherd. Miss Mary Clark and Paul Barch were the couple's attendants, A supper was held at the home of the bride's parents following the exchange of vows. Mrs. Harry Stanford has returned home from Memphis where she spent several days with E. A. Moffitt, who is in Campbell's Clinic. Mrs. G. A. George, Sr., has returned home atfer an extended visit in Birmingham. Gerald Chafin is in McAllen, Te,x. Mrs. Celia Williams has returned home after an extended visit in Detroit, Mich., and Clarksville, Tenn. Mrs. Bessie Gentry and children have moved to West Memphis to make their home. Mrs. Willie Howard is in Memphis visiting E. A. Moffitt. M/Sgt. and Mrs. E. J. Miker- lencak and family have returned here after 32 months in Japan. He will go to Keesler Field at Biloxi, Miss. His family will remain .in Luxora with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wood. Mrs. John Thweatt ana Mrs. O. Howton have returned from Waco, Tex., where they motored John and Billy Thweatt to enroll at Baylor University. Mrs. Fred George entertained with a birthday party for her daughter, Rose Ann, on her eighth birthday. Games Were played on the lawn nfter which refreshments of birthday cake and Ice cream were served. Hats were given as party favors. Mrs. Donna Wunderlich motored Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Coofce and Eva Cooke to Poplar Bluff Tuesday to visit Mr. and Mrs, M. C. Cooke and children. Those leaving: to attend college are:. Nora Ann Jackson will go to Arkansas State as a sophomore. Charles Stanford Howard is a sophomore at the same college and David Towles will also attend Arkansas State. Ann Ashley Rozell has enrolled at the University of Arkansas, Dixie Hazel Howard will also attend the University. Quitman Sullens has enrolled &s a sophomore at Murray State. Clementine Gentry as a freshman and Joe Bob Gentry as a senior will attend the University of Mississippi. Fifty were present at the firsfc meeting of • the Luxora Parent- Teacher Association Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Inez Permenter presided over the meeting. The devotional Was given by Mrs. Leroy Brownlee, who also gave the president's message. Introduction of the teachers was made by W. P. Ellis. Mrs. Harold Permenter gave the secretary's report. Due to the resignation of the vice-president and treasurer, Mrs. John Thweatt, was elected vice- president and Mrs. Murray Richardson, treasurer. The first and eleventh, grades won the room count. Mrs. Inez Permenter, Mrs. Harold Permenter, Mrs. Thweatt and Mrs. Richardson were hostesses during the social hour. One inch of rain falling on an acre of land expends enough energy to plow 10 acres. For All That's Good in Insurance Fire, Extended Coverage, Automobile, Fire, Theft and Liability, and surety bonds for your employees, FOR Sound Insurance protection and dependable service, you are invited to call at oar office. W. M. BURNS AGENCY 219 W. Walnut Phone 3-33«l RENT MOVIE CAMERAS FLASH CAMERAS Complete Selection of Flash Bulbs, Polaroid Film, Color Film, Movie Film BARNEY'S DRUG STORE 2006 W. Main Ph. 3-3647 Try a Texaco Service Station First Call Us For Your Cotton Picker and Spindle Oils We can supply You with the Finest TEXACO HEATING OIL We de/iVer anywhere in Mississippi County BOB LOGAN YOUR TEXACO MAN Blythe-fille Phone 3-3391 Joiner Phone 2421 HOW COSTLY? T«r bonselnM contents add ap to more money flu* ]M tNi*. •fern, sitvefware, clothes and electrical appliances are wx* big fc wttain IM f* haw enough *e insurance wnei fire **es. 1M i*i(M be tonwroo. NOBLE GILL AGENCY GLENCOE BLDG. 3-6868 WE HAVE A COMPLETE LINE OF COLEMAN APPLIANCES Wall Furnaces— Floor Furnaces — Centra! Heating Systems FREE ESTIMATES ON COMPLETE GAS INSTALLATION-NO MONEY DOWN, 36 MONTHS TO PAY HALSELL AND WHITE MAIN AT DIVISION PHONE 3-6096

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