The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 13, 1950 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 13, 1950
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f THURSDAY, 13, 1950 BLYTHEVILLR (ARK.) COUKIFR McCarthy Sends Truman Statements to Bolster Communist Charges SH1NGTON, July 13. CAP) — * McCarthy yesterday Aunt to President Truman signed statements which he said prove that State Department personnel file.s were deliberately stripped of derogatory data nl 1946. McCarthy, Wisconsin Republican, told a news conference the statements were signed by one present employe of the State Department and three former employee. One of the former employe. 1 ;, McCarthy added, now ir> an FBI agent. McCarthy produced photographic copies of the statements which he pent to the White House. The Wisconsin lawmaker also produced a copy of FBI Chief J. Edgar letter from Hoover. McCarthy said thLs letter proves Senator Tydings (D-Md) did not tell the truth when he said June 21 that an FBI study of 81 State Depart- Reds' 'Police On the Move Questions Posed By Movements of E. German Troops BEIUJN, July u. (/!>j—Are de- Is^hmenls of East Germany's Communists "People's Police" army off to the Korean wnr or to some other Communist pressure |joint^llke the borders of Marshal Tito's Yugo ilnvia? These questions irose In Berlin Germany today Portageville News By Mr*. Raymond Toombt and East mi rnt itiuuy m 01 oLiuu LTC\H\\\,- aim ta.51, uccivmuy today as re- menl loyalty files ctUcIoAcd uotiling ] ports multiplied that many or these to .sustain charges by McCarthy that the records had linen tu]ppcr- pcl'wih and "denuded." T.v(lings' Red Hunters Tydinps is chairman of a Seriate foreign relations subcommittee which has becti investi-jatinn McCarthy's contentions that the State Department harbors Communists sympathizers. jydings said last month that the Information about, an FBI examination of the loyalty files came to rim fro m Peyton Ford r a n assi.s tan t to the attorney general. Hoover's letter to McCarthy, dated July 10, said in part: "The Federal Bureau of Investigation has made no .such examination and therefore is not En a position bo make any statement concerning the completeness or incompleteness of the State Depart- . ment files. . FIU Records "For your information, the Federal Bureau of Investigation furnished Mr. Ford, at his request, ft record of all loyalty material fum-, Sshcd the State Department In the 81 cases referred to." In a letter to Mr. Truman. McCarthy said Ty dines had made a "studiously fake assertion that tho FBI had examined all the fi!c.> nnd found them complete .and intact," He added: "Tins was not the Lrulh. With my knowledge of an unlimited respect 'rVhich I have for the FBI, I knew ! that thss statement was not, the truth. Mr. Tydings must also have known it." j Asked by newsmen about McCar- charpe that he had not told h. Tydings - c airi R*. first-; j n't think I'll bother with thai." Then lie turned to the Hoover' letter and said: "Well, the FBI sent the stuff over ajid the Justice Department studied it." LcHer (n Truman III charging that State Department personnel files were deliberately stripped of derogatory data four years ago, McCarthy said In a letter to Mr. Truman that tluxse files "became the present loyalty program was put into effect in 1947. McCarthy said In reply to a question that those records play a key part. In his charges of communism in the government. James F. Byrnes, who yesterday von the Democratic nomination for governor of South Carolina, was secretary of .state at the time of the alleged files incident. Dean Acheson, now secetnry of stale, was undersecretary then. McCarthy has called repeatedly for Achpson's resignation, McCarthy wrote Mr. Truman; "It is understandable that a President can -be betrayed by life political friends. But it is not understandable nor excusable if he' keeps those political friends in positions of powers after they arc cx- yioscd as betrayers not only of him b\\t. of the nation." McCarthy added that the loyalty program "was sabot-aged by those .rained troopers had been dlspnt t:hed from their barracks and train- EHB centers o n "special assignments," The reports were brought to al- Jlrd-oucupicd Berlin by relatives of some troopers. Germans who claimed to have supplied with new field-gray uniforms. Recent dispatches in West Berlin's anti-Communist press have claimed that Soviet satellite countries were preparing "international brigades" to fight with the Communists in Korea They said East Germany was to contribute from T* KeprwBt IMslrkt MYF Miss Sue ROM of Jackson, Mo., Cape District M.Y.P. President, was .selected to represent the district at Camp Mt, Sequoia near Fa ye Lie- ville. All expenses are paid through Methodist Youth Fellowship funds. Frr&onal* Members of the Faithful Workers Cllass of the' Baptist Shundny School, and their husbands gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry penrori Friday evening for A pot luck supper. Eighteen attended. Thursday Bridge Cluh The Thursday Bridge Club and Mrs. l^eonard Vargo, Mrs. Gene Young and Mrs. Paul Coombs were guests of Mrs. Gene Wilson last Thursday when she entertained with a bridge party, Mrs. Vargo and Mrs. Sam A very won'prizes. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Mydland honored their daughter, Janet, on her eleventh birthday with a theatre party. After the movie, the ten guests played games at the home of the honoree. Merry Matrons Club Mrs. l f . B. Painter and Mrs. Nell SmaJley were guests last Friday afternoon when Mrs- 1-1. E. Milcin entertained the Merry Matrons Bridge Club. Prizes \\cnl to Mrs. Smallcy, Mrs. Bernard DeLisle, Mrs Painter advisors whom you trust." apparently still its police army, (The People's police are a force which has been branded by the Western powers as an illegal Soviet-sponsored army trained with infantry weapons and tanks.) Some Germans here said any German recruits probably would be sent to the Balkans tf the Kremlin planned * Comlnform attack upon Marshal Tito. The Yugoslav press has in recent weeks reported unusual military activity by its Comi n form neighbors. PAGE FH'E *»d Mrs, w. O. Thompson. Members of the Town nnd Coun- j ry Club met Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chester FuiRcrson Sunday afternoon counsctprs for he Cape District M.Y.F. met at the Method Esl Church In Sikcston. Mo., | o plan the program (or the en- ! uiing year. j The next meeting ol the New ' Madrid Sub-District will be held at Marstcm. Mo., July '2\ with the program being Riven by Foreign Missionary Harold Camp. He will show pictures of the vroik carried on b> iRsirmaries in thn foreign fields The Galtnlean Service will IM held August 6 on a hilisiric in the Cappahaw Park at Cupe Girardcau with the Rev. Joe Wicincr as speaker. Bottle Saves Car Owner CHICAGO — fA'i— Arthur Gul- brandscn sn. u'a.s siu'od by TI bottle —and an empty bottle, at that. He was in his garage. Suddenly he felt faint from exhaust fumes from iiis car. He hurled n milk bolt If thmni!h the parnRC \vindnw His sistrr-in-la\v. Mrs, Irene Hummel heard the crash, went to the- Ejarape nnd turned ft ft t*ie car motor Firemen revived Gulbrandsen Goodbye Heartburn -Hello TUMS! Quick relief for jour stomach, Slili only lOc TUMS FOR THE TUMM. TRAINED KOR I'UIiLIC SERVICE! CHARLES C. WINE of Tc.xarkana ASSOCIATE JUSTICE SUPREME COURT To siiccrfd .Indue R. jv. R O (,. Ins, HfTtaseH. ir-iuUlon No. 41 KXI'KUIKNCKI) QUALIFIED ,iii years Judicial Kxp»ricnc» —Snprr-me Court .mrt Chair- mun of Ark. 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