The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 29, 1953 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 1958 BLYTHEVTU.B ( ARK.V COUNTER PAGE NWE Ike's New Security Order Should Give * Better Protection By JAMES MA.Rl.OW WASHINGTON CAP) — President Eisenhower's new security order $i:nuld give tb." government better protection.. Time will show whether ?/ also gives the Individual government employe better protection. The Truman administration had two programs: (1) loyalty..— to bounce people of questionable loyalty; and (21 security—to weed out security risks: people whose loyalty was not questioned but who might spill secrets. The loyalty program applied to all government employes. The security program covered only those with big secrets, like the State and Defense Departments and the Atomic Energy Commission. The new Eisenhower move telescopes the loyalty and security programs into one. It covers all government employes, no matter how "insensitive" the agency where they work, on loyalty and security. In doing this the administration has made some changes in the way people in both groups are to be handled to make it easier to get rid of people it decides can't be trusted to work for the government. The best way to understand the %iew program is to compare it with the old. The old loyalty program: A man of questionable loyalty ,was given a hearing by a board made up of officials from his own agency. If it recommended he be fired, the head of the agency or department could do so. Then the man could appeal to the Loyalty Review Board, men specially appointed by the President. If the board found the man loyal, he kept his job. Entitled to Counsel At these hearings the accused man was entitled to counsel and lo get a copy of the charges against him, in writing. There wasn't one case in 1,000 where this man was told who his accusers were. The government didn't have to tell him. So he got no chance to cross-examine witnesses against him. The Eisenhower loyalty program: The Loyalty Review Board goes out of existence in seven months, long enough to clear up pending business. It can't take on new cases. Thus the head of an agency or department now has the last word. A man he fired on loyalty grounds stays fired, with no ap- | peal. He gets a hearing before a board set up by his department head but made up of men from other agencies. At all stages he's entitled to be represented' by counsel and, as under the old program, gets a copy of the charges against him. And, the Eisenhower order says, he "can" be told who his accusers are and can cross-examine them. But since the order doesn't say this "must" be done, it probably won't. Old Program The old security program: The top Loyalty Review Board had nothing to do with security risk cases. The man under Investigation didn't have to be told the charges against him. He could get a hearing by a board in his own agency and then be fired by his agency head and he had no appeal. But only 10 government agencies or departments were covered by the Truman security program. In those places which dealt in secrets a man might be considered loyal but a bad security risk if he drank too much, talked too much, or, among other examples, was a homosexual who might be blackmailed into giving secrets. The Eisenhower security order: Now every government employe, no matter where he works, can be fired on security grounds. He, too, has no appeal if the agency heads fires him- If suspended while under investigation, he.would get a copy of the charges against him. But he wouldn't be allowed to cross- examine any accusers, or even learn who they were. Under Truman a man considered security risk in a certain jo_b could be transferred to another, non-sensitive job in the same agency. Or, if he was fired as a security risk in one agency, he might be able to get a job in an agency hot handling secrets. Under Eisenhower's security order, covering all agencies, a man still could be transferred to a non- sensitive job or get a job in another agency, but under definite limitations. Now each agency^head will-decide what jobs are sensitive, what national security is, and what a CAPRI GROTTO REVEALED—Douglas Fairbanks, left, joins Henry S. Tiark, right, a member of the British Scientific Societies, in exploring a recently revealed grotto in Capri, Italy. The concealed subterranean passage was discovered in 1893 by a Capri sailor and some of his friends. The sailor, 83-year-old Vincenzo Kuggero, the only surviving discoverer, just decided to reveal x his secret. Normal Weother Predicted for Rest of Week By The Associated Press Arkansans can expect just about normal temperatures for the jest, of this week with a few scattered thundershowers on Wednesday and security risk is. This is pretty great latitude. It's assumed that anyone fired as a security risk will be a real risk to national security and will not be fired on some trivial ground thought up by an agency head. IT'S ALL-VE6ETABLE FOR DIGESTIBLE COOKING ALL VEGETABLE Saturday. A U. S Weather Bureau forecast for the period ending May 2 today said that near normal temperatures of between 50 and 81 are expected in the state. The forecast also warned that precipitation will he "generally heavy" Cooler weather is on tap for Wednesday night and Thursday, followed by a warm spell until the weekend when temperature again will drop slightly, the bureau said. GAS Installation " Black Pipe Ft. 25c Black Pipe Ft. I9c Black Pipe ..' Ft. 14c Black Pipe Ft. lie Galvanized Pipe .. -Ft. 13c Galvanized Pipe .. .Ft. lie GALV. & BLACK FITTINGS List Less 50% 114 Gas Stop $2.05 1" Gas Stop $1.68 : ;i" Gas Stop $1.27 li" Gas Stop J1.16 ORSBURN SUPPLY 1916 W. 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