The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 8, 1953 · Page 9
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Wednesday, April 8, 1953
Page:
Page 9
Start Free Trial
Cancel

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 1953 Bl.YTIIEVTI.I.E (AUK,) COURIER N'KWfl PAGE MINI We're Giving Away Our Atom Secrets— Today's A-SpySpurn$Cloakand Dagger EDITOR'S NOTE: NEA Reporter Douflat Larsen, who has covered atomic ener»y activities for several years, first jot wind of the startling facts about atomic security, reported below, when he was covering recent nuclear tests at Yucca Flats. To Aig deeper, he teamed up with I Doyle Kline, mananlnj editor of the Albuquerque Tribune, -and his staff. Both checked their Information with the most responsible sources. This Is the third of their four dispatches. * * * * ' * ' * By DOUGLAS LARSEN and DOYLE KLINE NEA Correspondents ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — (NEA) — The espionage Methods first introduced by Fuchs, Greenglass and the Ros- enbergs to this area—which contains the major elements of the nation's nuclear wtapoi, development program—are now officially regarded as out of date. According to security men, the new type agent doesn't have to do anything as undignified as scribble notes from secret documents, Worm his way onto the payroll of an important atomic installation, or contact Moscow agents on a lonely bridge like Fuchs. The agent now rents a house in Albuquerque or Santa Pe, does a lot of entertaining, welcomes the neighbors' kids. Established as "respectable" the arent only has to wander Into a few bars downtown and chat with the customer!. People here are naturally friendly and everyone assumes you do atomic work of some kind. Just about any Albuquerque or Santa Fe citizen will volunteer half- a-dozen or so instances of information leaks he has picked up. For instance, a housewife offers the one about the 12-year-old Junior high school student who came Into r house and told of an atomic experiment which "eot out of hand" at Los Alamos. The child's father had just been transferred to Albuquerque. "It -wasn't .one of the explosions they're having all the time," the child said. "It was a shot." In parlance of the scientists here, a "shot" describes a nuclear blast. In this Instance, the child cdntin- ued, the blast stirred up some Santa Fe neople 40 miles away. "They phoned us to see if we were still there," the child said. A security official «ald: "Sure, this information ?«iks harmless. But send that Information to an enemy collecting agency where it can be matched with a mass of other.fragments and it may provide the missing clue they need." The existence of such a collection agency in the area was first revealed by Sen. Pat McCarran's (D. Nev.) Senate 'Internal Security subcommittee recently. One of the witnesses in a secret hearing, FBI informer Harvey M. Matsusow, says he Identified the Srn Cristobal Valley Ranch, near Taos .and 60 miles from Los Alamos, as "catering primarily to members of of the Communist Party" when he appeared before the group. As part of the apparatus, Matusow says, "I was asked to find out what I could about^our atomic installations at Los Alamos and the nearby Sandia Base." He adds: "As far as the committee knows, the ranch is still running under the management of persons named in sworn testimony as Communists." Residents claim that the village of Taos also is a hotbed of Red activity- FBI files reveal another leak. A youthful research worker, newly arrived from the east, regaled his roommate with details of his work, a brand-r..ew line of research. Fortunately for the U.S., the roommate was one of a network of paid USED BY SPIES — This bridge in Santa Fe was used by atom spies Fuchs and Gold as rendezvous to deliver Information. New-Style atom spies don't have U> resort to such furtive methods. . . security informants. The leak was plugged, but how many go undetected? A simple employment-compensation case recently played to a packed courtroom. The defendant sued for iiij:iries sustained in handling heavy tungsten-carbide rings while employed by the Sandia corporation. Sandia operates the government Detroit 1 Hospital Given Some of Wilson's Stock DETROIT Of) — Harper Hospital disclosed today receipt of a gift of approximately $100,000 In the form of 1,500 shares of General Motors common stock from Secretary of Defense C. E. Wilson. Income from the fund is to be used for heart research. Wilson recently announced the disposal of his G. M. stock in compliance with a Senate request that he do so to qualify for his government post. 9,000 Refugees BERLIN (IF) — Almost 9,000 refugees from Soviet-occupied East Germany poured into West Berlin during the first week of April, official quarters reported last night. Yesterday's total of 2,145 arrivals, was double the average daily influx. Casualties Identified WASHINGTON W)—The Defense Department today Identified 146 Korean War casualties in a new list (No. 786) that reported 8 killed, 126 wounded and 12 injured. WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chickasawba. District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Bobbie G. Pierce, Ptf. vs. • No. 12,361 Bessie Ruth Pierce, Dft. The defendant, Bessie Ruth pierce, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Bobbie G. Pierce. Dated this 24th day of March, 1953. Geraldine Listen, Clerk By Cherry Sue Barnes, D. C. Guy Walls, atty. for pltf. Ed B. Cook, atty. ad litem. 3|25-4|l-8-16 TIME FOR It makes your oar moro •fan to drfvo! Get your car ready for summer! It's time for a check-up of all the points covered by "66 Service". See your Phiilips 66 Dealer today. He'll put your car in trim for pleasurable warm weather driving. He'll use reb'able Phillips 66 Gear Oik and Greases. And he'll fill your car'« crankcase with new, improved Phillips 66 Heavy Duty Premium Motor Ofl, the oil that provides Lubri- tection ... lubrication plus engine protection! Get "66 Service" at the station where you see the famous orange and black Phillips 66 Shield. R.C.FARR&SONS Distributor! Phillips "66" Petroleum Products & Lee Tires Keep your car and tractor "Summer Safe" with Phillips "66" Heavy Duty Premium Motor Oil—the Motor Oil that is guaranteed! "Serving trie B/yt/iev/7/e trade area for over 20 Years"' phone 400 Railroad Phone 4567 Blytheville, Ark. 4567 weapons laboratory. On the morning of Nov. 28. 1952, witnesses described the rings in detail, despite frequent and frantic objections by the atorney for the corporation. Anybody — including enemy agents can obtain an official trans- script by paying the 'court reporter 55 cents a page to transcribe her notes. (Tomorrow: Narcotics help en atomic tongues.) 5th Suspected Nazi Plotter Is Arrested KARLSRUHE. Germany (« — A fifth suspected Nazi plotter was in jail today facing charges of unlawfully belonging to a secret political organization He is Dr. Friedrich Karl Bornenmnn, a former Hitler youth leader, now a Journalist. Borncmann surrendered to West German court authorities yesterday. He had been sought shice last January when British officials seized seven former Nazis on charges of lotting to overthrow the Bonn government. The British turned the case over to German authorities last week. Four of the seven seized in January are still in jail awaiting trial. The other three have been released. OSCEOLA NEWS Continued from Pnge 2 Nashville, Tenn. Mrs. Lalali Coble arrived home Thursday utter spending three months In the West. Malcolm Levensteln spent Easter with his family. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Dean, Mr. and i Mrs Joe Cromer Were Memphis visitors Thursday. j Miss Carolyn Reid Is home for' the Easter holidays. She attends, Hendrix College. | Ben Dean Hatcher, Andy Young,' Harlan Starr and Betty Crosthwail. students at Memphis State College, spent Easter with their families. [ The Rev. Chalmers Henderson was guest speaker at the annual | meeting of the Wilson Co-operative i Club Thursday night, when mem- i bers entertained their husbands. | A baby daughter, Mildred Ann,: was born to Mr, ,nn.o: Mrs. D. Fred Taylor Wednesday at the Methodist Hospital In Memphis. The Taylors have two other daughter! and two sons. Mrs. E. K. Smith left by plane Friday morning lor Fresno, Cullf., where she will visit her son, Randolph Smith, and Mrs. Smith and with Mr. ana Mrs. Arch Smith at Long Beach. She expects t* b* (on* until June. Mrs. Dale Barton *ov« her mother to Memphis wh«r« in* boarded a plane for her tJ»!H«rnl» . vacation. The historic United MaUi Marino Band has played for every President except George Washington. The White Cross Plan • Hospitalization • Medical Protection • Accident & Health • Life Insurance See or Call S. P. COOK '* 2204 Birch Phone 2366 Mellow as # Moonlight BY NATURE TO THE PEAK OF OLD : FASH'N GOODNESS CASCADE, .'.and only CASCADE, gives^you the light. smooth richness of the George A. Dickcl 1870 formula! u KENTdCKV STRAIGHT BOURBON i, in i mm oimums ekf/tur, louisnut, miurtt . u noot • mis mifn is 4 mis on KENTUCKY A1GHT BOUMON BISKY "Frpm Ac "life and wgor of the grain" . !*"•*• Chevrolet is the only low-priced car to offer. Th» Bo! Atr 4-Door Sedan (abova) and Ihi "Two-Tin" 2-Door Sadan (right)—fwo of 16 beautiful modtli in 3 grial niw uri*i. Enti New Fashion-First Bodies by Fisher . . . new 115-h.p. "Blue-Flame" high- compression engine in Powcrglide* models . . . highly improved 108-h.p. "Thrift-King" high-compression engine in gearshift modeli . . . entirely new gasoline economy . . . entirely new Powerglide' . . . entirely new Power Steering* . . . largest brakes in the low-price field . . . Safety Plait Glass in windshield and all windowi of sedans and coupes. • Optional at extra cost. Combination ol Powergllde automatic tranimlnion and 115-h.p. "Rlue-Flame" enslne availa/ilt on "Two-Ten" ami Bel Mr models only. Power Steerini availahle on all modcli. (Continuation ol standard equipment and trim IlluslraleJ li dependent on availability ol material.) You park and steer with finger-tip ease, yet the familiar feel of the road is still there. Driving is easier —and safer than ever! Power Steering! It's yours in Chevrolet for ,1953 and in no other low-priced carl More proof that Chevrolet is first with the finest at lowest prices! This wonderful new feature, optional on all models at extra cost, marks the most Important advance in driver comfort, convenience and safety since the automatic transmission, which Chevrolet also introduced into the low-price field. It makes steering virtually effortless on all roads and at all speeds. It gives you an added cushion against road shocks and jars. It permits you to park, even in a light space, with finger-tip ease. It cuts steering effort approximately 80%; reduces driver fatigue; makes driving simpler, safer anil more enjoyable than ever bctore. But come in! See and drive Chevrolet for 1953 with Power Steering ^and all its other exclusive advantages! Do this and we know you'll decide that the new Chevrolet is the car for youl MORI PEOPLE BUY CHEVROLETS THAN ANY OTHER CARI Television—Every Tuesday and Thursday Evening TUNE IN THE DINAH SHORE SHOW ON NBC Radio—Every Monday and Friday Evening SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. 301 West Walnut Phone 4578

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free