The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 5, 1953 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 5, 1953
Page 7
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PAGE TEN BLtTHBVILTjf! Brooklyn Teacher Names 66 She Says Were Reds NEW Y6RK (AP) — A Brooklyn schoolteacher yesterday gave a House committee the names ol 60 persons she said she once knew as Communists. The teacher, Mrs. Dorothy K. Funn, 50, a Negro, testified thut many of the persons she listed were spectators at the televised public hearing of the House Committee on Un-American Activities. However, she was restrained from pointing them out by Committee Counsel Robert L. Kunzig, who said several of the persons were under subpoena to appear at today's, session. Mrs. Funn's testimony yesterday evoked some murmurs and snort- Ing from spectators In the packed room in Die Federal Building. The House committee Is holding "TAKE COVER"-"Barely" clothed in Army boots and helmet, thi» toddler poiet for Sgt. Frank Cordeiro, who won second prize with the photo In the all-Army photography contest. Sergeant Cordeiro Is based at Ft Meyer, Va. a week-long series of public hearings into the extent and success of Communist infiltration into education find entertainment. Band leader Artie Shaw preceded Mrs. Funn on the witness Rtnnd and testified that Communists had made him a "dupe" by using his name. He said, he attended Communist meetings but never joined the party. Mrs. Funn testified that she had been a Communist party member from 1939 to 1946. She said she was the legislative representative In Washington from 1943 to 1046 for the National Negro Congress, which she described as a Communist front. Wore Red Ties Lobbyists for several groups were allegedly Communists during this period, she testified, sometimes with and sometimes without their Red ties known to the groups' officers The teacher, who taught here from 1923 to 1943 and then returned to the city school system in 1947, listed 24 past or present New York City school employes here and 42 persons in Washington and Baltimore as having been known to her as Communists Mrs. Funn drew a jeer when she testified that party meetings she attended in Brooklyn were "underground eo to speak." Kunzig, the committee counsel, later noted that there was "hooting and sneering" through^ the daylong session and asked her if she recognized any of the hecklers. She replied, that she spotted quite a few spectators who are "former members of the Communist party' 'and "some of those I've named." There were grins by several persons in the audience. Mrs. Funn reeled off the names along with partial biographies. She said she was recruited into the party by another teacher and that she finally quit it when die befcame convinced it was only using the Negro cause to promote dissension. Delaware, Nevada, Wyoming, and Vermont each have only one delegate in the House of Representatives. Sudd.nlf on April 13, um< 40,000 Cwnmunlm, wiHiout worninj ottotlnd liK)ep»rid«nt taw. COTJOTG* WEWS TUESDAY, MAT 8, 1W8 COMMUNIST TIDE FLOODS LAOS—Against a background of Communist peace talk, the Reds In Indo-China attacked Laos, in what experts call the most ambitious undertaking in their eight-year war to drive the French out ol Indo-China. Top map shows the three-pronged pincer attack of the Vietminh army on Luang Prabang, capital of Laos. The French were taken by surprise and before they could fly troops and equipment in from Hanoi, the rebels had made a deep penetration. Should Ho Chi Win's army succeed in controlling Laos, it would put the free world defenses in a precarious position as shown on lower map. Bulgaria Troops Again Occupy Greek Island ATHENS , Greece f/P)—Defense Minister Pnnayotls Canellooulos said today that Bulgarian troops under fire from Greek forces nave again occupied the small island of Gem ma, in the Evros River between Greece and Bulgaria. The minister nald the Bulgarians did not return the Greek fire and, according io available information were still on the island. Greece claims Gamma ns her territory. Bulgarian troops occupied it last August but finally withdrew 406 W. Main Phone 2442 Free—Wards New Sale Book YOU'LL SAVE ON VACATION NEEDS Here's your opportunity to save on summer vacation needs—right at the begin- ning of the season. That's right, there are summer savings for your entire family In Wards new Sale Book. You'll find cdol Nylon sheer dresses for Mother; summer slacks and sport shirts for Father; and rugged play clothes for tht children. Need something for your home? 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Engineer Swiped Tank, Improved It, Now He's Suing for Payment LONDON (If)— A Montreal engl- transport officer In charge of ar- neer says he and his girl friend mored vehicles," Denovan told the swiped one of Britain's prize court. "I borrowed a tatik from her. wiped Churchill tanks during World War II so he could make some improvements on it. He claims the changes saved Britain 20 million pounds (58 million dollars). Engineer John Denovan, a' wartime Canadian Army liaison officer with Britain's tank design department, has brought action in the Inventors' Claims Court for payment for the Invention of the "Engineer Tank," modification of the Perhaps a better way to describe it Is to say we stole this tank." In a statement sent to the court, another Canadian Army officer said modification of the 'bqrrowed" tank was "undertaken by a Canadian engineering unit," acting under Denovan's orders. British Army Col. C. C. 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