The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 16, 1952 · Page 1
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PAGE TWO BT,YTHT>VILT,E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Taft vs. Kefauver Could Be Exciting, Free-Swinging Fight Bj- EI> CKEAOII iver contirtcrt dial it still wns too WASHINGTON Lft—If 11 should I cxciling tar her tnslc.s. be Taft, of Ohio vs. Ketnuvcr of I Aflcr iho Chicago convention. Legal Branch Shakeup Seen Three Top Officials Resign m Justice Department Action WASHINGTON organization of the -A brand re- Rovernmont's Tennessee in the main presiden- ilal bout, you can look for a free- swinging battle right up lo Hie knockout. The two s ena t ors s [ a gcd a glovcs-off demonstration of this oti television last night. When It ended, the perspiring Taft called U (he hottest broadcast of the year— nnd apparently he wasn't talking about the weather. "Slur!" Republican Tafl cried at one point, "Then I'll takft U back," Democrat Kefauver offered. That WRS easily the greatest display of senatorial courtesy that occurred as the leRisla tors—each lending his parly J;i the number t\l convention delegates—debated foreign policy and n slate full of oilier Issues on "American Forum of the Air." Once Kefauver called Taft nn isolationist. "Oh, no! no!" the Ohioan objected. Again, Kefauver — ivho gained fame as a televised cr!mc-prol)cr— said it's necessary lo weed out racketeers and fixers at all levels, "Sen. Kefauver nnd I seem to agree," Taft Interjected, "that we ought to throw the administration out on the issue of dishonesty." The series of barbed exchanges wound up n busy day for both candidates. Taft had been on television earlier nnd he said, among other things, that It's now or never so far as his presidential hopes art* concerned. "I'm 62 years old," he .-mid. 'and I'll never run for president again." Hut he said he thinks he has Just, about enough votes to win the nomination this time. Wh.it nbout Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's description of himself, in a Detroit speech Saturday, as a "no-deal" candid ate? Taft said he has made no deals, cither—and owes no political debts to anyone. Was it quite cricket, he was asked, to choose a Taft supporter, Gen. Douglas MncArthur, ns the GOP convention keynoter? Taft said it would be hard to find somebody who hasn't taken sides. The thing lo do, he added, was lo find the best man for the job. Kefauver also took part In an earlier Sunday telecast—playing a real life Father's Day role with his children, hts wife Nancy, hts S!-year-old father and sundry friends sharing the camera view of the senator's back yard. It was all as relaxed as malted win or lose, she snid, "we're going rtnwn to thp farm En Tennessee ami | ipnaflons by lop officials. branch, the Jiwticc Depart- mc-nt, appeared in the making today in the wake of three new res- take off our shoes and really relax." Kefauver bimsMf hart a word— "riiJiculou-s" — for Eisenhower's .statement that the federal budget can he reduced some 40 billion dollars in the next few years. "I think be must have been 111 Ink ing nbout some tiling else," Kefauver snid. His daughter Diane didn't Ret into (ho backyard act, but the camera picked her up. looking .somewhat wistfully out of 4 nn upstairs window. She had mumps. I) „_ J p j Q-f Gain Control Of Cambodia SAIGON. Indochina Wi—A now pro-French government ruled the Indochina state of CniiibodLn today following King Norodom Sihanouk VarmcuX firing of hi" nationalist- backed Premier and Cabinet. Acting swiftly in the capital Pnompenh yesterday, the monarch took tlie premiership himself. Then he formed a non-political moderate government in which princes and others of the royal entourage head nearly all ministries The new government was expected to follow a iiolicv of closer cooperation with tlie French, who still hold final jioiver in all of Indochina not controlled by the Cnmmunlst- Out of office Saturday went exactly half of the six assistant attorneys general: Harold I, Baynton, 48-year-old N'evadan who hradcd the Office of Alien Property. Hts unit had bc«n under congressional attack. H. Graham Morteon. 45, of Johnson City, Tcnn., and Bristol, Vi head of the Anti-Trust Division William A. Underbill, 42. of Deland, Fla.j chief of the Lands Division, President Truman's new attorney general. James P. McGranny. an- nmmced In Philadelphia that the resignations had been accepted. McGrnncry .succeeded J. Howard! McGrath as head of the Justice I Department at the crest of a cor- I riipl!on-iii-govcrmnenl uproar (hut ! hnrl Jed to the ouster of still nn- f other assistant, T. Lnmar Caudle, tirrr\ by thr- President hlrnFcU, The departure of the three others; was less dramatic. i When McGranery took office May 27. all division heads submitted j "courtesy resignations," so that the! new chief might have a free hand! In organizing his department. MOOTAY, JUNE 1«, 1952 Mother Dies of Broken Heart After Son's Death in VYVY // HOLLYWOOD Wt — A broken. action overseas during World War heart was thfi only reason police could give lodny for the death of Mrs. Mignonette June Sellg-, 55, whose body was found in her bedroom Saturday, an estimated two months after she dted. Neighbors lold police Mrs. Sells had been grlevins for her son Wayne, who was killed In Army If. When Wayne left for war, Mrs. SeliK promised she would leave his room just as it was until h* returned. She kept that promise. On a dust-covered" chest of drawers was a company of marching toy soldiers headed toward the door Wayne left open. Beside them was a model construction set. A chemistry get and Wayne's bicycle lay nearby. Police poked through hip-deep piles of toys and other mementos stuffed in shopping bags. The shopping bags littered tables, the kitchen, the dining room and half filled the bathroom. Some bags were filled with bright shirts, socks and neckties. Police located Mrs. Selig's brother, who could tell them little. Of the boy he said: "He was a bright boy and a good boy. That's all I know." Long Island Roils Hit by Strike NEW YORK UP)— Mmormen and engineers struck today against the Long Island Rail Road, almost Im- mediately halting one of the nation's busiest passenger lines with 300,000 daily riders. Members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers dent) started to leave shortly after 3 a.m. (Indfpen- their Job. HESTER'S RADIATOR REPAIR South Hlw»y 61 BlythexUU • Radiators Boiled and Recored • New and Used Radiators For Sal* Phone 3186 — Da? or Nlghl Tiir*$tont Supreme Tires Now Available Warden Poy Eest Goes on Trial DENVER <VP>—Roy Best, suspended Colorado penitentiary warden, goes on trial today In U. S. District Court on charges arising out or disciplinary measures taken acainM. convicts after an attempted break 11 months npo. Best, his former deputy warden led Vletminh. The government of j nn ,| EP ' V en "gunrda at, the former Premier Huy Kantou In re- charged with violating cent months lincl been openly anti- French. In taking over, the Kin? threatened to dissolve (he National Assembly and demanded that, U quickly vote n special Jnw putting nil powers in hJs hands lor the next three years. Army Private Sentenced To Death; Shot Officer FORT BRAGG. N. C. (>n — An Army private has been sentenced to death for killing nn officer in hts company during maneuvers in Texas last March. A general court nmrtlal, comprised solely of officers, last night found Pvt. Michael Kunak of Baltimore, Mci., guilty of shooting 2nd tlie civil rights of six convirts punished aft- or the riot July 16, 1051. in which two guards were shot. The government aUe^es the six were "tortured and abused-" Best, denies that, but acknowledges they were whippet! with n leather strap. ington, N.C. Kunak diri not exercl.se his right to have enlisted men sit milk at bedtime, but Mrs. Kefau-'on the court. Tclmadoe Heads Georgia Slate ATLANTA <jFy—A slate headed by Gov. Herman TRlmadpe will be named today to cast Georgia's 28 Democratic National Convention votes for Sen. Richard B. Russell of Georgia. The Democratic State Executive Lt. Harold B. Williamson o! 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