The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 5, 1947 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 5, 1947
Page 7
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FRIDAY, DECBTMBE* 8, 1WT BLYTOEVILLH (ARK.)' COURIER NlTWf rum 78 Organizations Designated As Subversive to United States By Attorney General Tom Clark Bjr Jim«< t. IVmov»n United mm 8Utf Cormpondent WASHINGTON, Dee. t. (U.P.I—Th» government w»s irmed today with a new yardstick thtt will h«lp determine the loyalty of In em- ploye*—* muter lUt of Tt orcinimtioni branded M subv*rslv« by ^Attorney Oenenl Tom O. Clark. W Included on the 11*1 were both right wing «nd left wing groups with the Ku Klux Kltn and the Columblani on one extreme and Ihe Communist Party and lt« numerous "front" organization on the other Clark prepared the list on orders* of President Truman to guide the Loyalty Review Bo«rd — and the vtrlou* government agencies — In their efforts to drive all Communists, PaaclsU and their cohort« from the government service and yet to protect the right* of the falsely accused. He sent the list lo the loyalty board late lut month. After approving It at a .secret vesslon yesterday. Board Chairman Seth Richardson relayed copies to other government agencies and made the list public. It was bellved 'to be the (irst time in history that the executive branch of the government has ever voluntary put the. finger on the organization* It considers inimical to the basic Ideals o( Americanism. Government employes were put . on notice that membership In these organization* would be weighed against them In loyalty tests. But both Clark and Richardson emphasized that mere membership would not be an automatic cause for dismissal. In transmitting the Richardson recalled " Mr. Truman's, list to other government agencies, words: "Membership In an organization In simply one piece of eiH- dence which may or ma; not be helpful In arriYinc at a conclusion .M to the action which is to be taken In a particular caae." .A'Clark told Richardson in hU letter that "it la entirely possible that many persons belonging to such organizations may be loyal to the United State*."'And he noted that "guilt by association ha» never been one of the principles of our American Jurisprudence." "We must be satisfied that reasonable grounds exist for concluding that an individual is disloyal." he said. "That must be the guide." It is up to the loyalty board to decide how much weight will be given membership In a specific organizations in any Individual case. • Richardson said the board will lay down (ull rules governing the loyalty check In the near future. Clark's.list was divided into two main sections: (O the 47 organizations — many of them German and Japanese nationalistic societies — labelled subversive by former Attorney General Francis Biddle In 1943 and (2) 31 additional groups With the Courts Circuit St. Louis Southwestern Hallway Co. vs. Richland Construction Co., suit (or $1,000 and attachment. Chancery Everett DeWIU Bsmy vs. Piffle Mazlean Bauy, »uH for divorce. U. S. C. of C. President Jrges Us* of Voting Right MEMPMIS, Tcnn., Dec. » (UP>— Sari O. Shreve, president of the J. S. Chamber of Commerce told a unchdon mecllng yesterday that Americans must "reawaken an active appreciation ot the right to vote, "The lime Is past," Shrcve said, when Americans can setlle. complacently In their own personal proves and pay scant or no alien- lion lo ..iiat goes on around them. As an example; Shreve polulect lo his recent clsit at Mobile, Ala where he said "they hncl a bond Issue up." "A city of 150,000 turned out 1,001) votes on that Issue." Shreve said. 'That li dlsasterous. The Issut wjn and I understand there were lots of reasons why It the people didn't vote," Irrigation Possibilities In Arkansas Investigated Caruthersville Plans New Truck Parking Law CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Dec. —Mayor W. D. Byrrt stated today that the City Council had instructed the Cily Counselor to prepare » new ordinance (or presentation at the next meeting that would prohibit the parking o( trucks and trucks and trailers in the business district. This area will be from Third to Seventh Streets. Noilh and south, and (rom Walker to Carleton Avenues, East to West. Mayor Byrd said that some truck's hud developed the habit o! parking large vehicles In these sec- :lons ,in many instances over-night, »nd that they created a trallic hazard and obstruction, particularly on the narrow streets in that area. FAYETTKVILLE, Ark,, Dec. (UP)—A special University of Arkansas committee was to report to- dny on recommendations to bft made to Arkansas farmers concerning Hie prospects of land Irrigation. The committee was appointed b; College of Agriculture Extension staff representatives al an Irrl Rnlton discussion conference. Included on the committee were slaft, Clergymen Reprimand Gov. Folsom BIRMINGHAM, Aid,, Dec. S (UP. —Protestant minister* of the Birmingham district today criticized Gov. James B. rolsom'« action In Tr-xas recently und nskeJ him to let hl» InMurnrr fall on th« Hide of sob*r and righteous living. In » letter mailed to the governor, the pastors referred In Hie Life Mag- nzlne nrllclo mid plrhirr.i enlllled "Kissing Jim's Big week-end" at Harllngten. Tex. "Your action fell short o( the dignity of your offlee," the ministers snlrl. They also expressed concern at the governor's rejmrled statement that "the only thing better lhan beer Is whisky." The letter was signed by the Rev Curl Kliigc. president of Ihe. Birmingham I'rolcslnnl Pastors TJiv Ion, and [5. R. Price, se.cre.lnry, representing miiiie 320 churches, Zaruthersville Council To Consider Bond Bids CARUTHKfiSVlLLE, Mo., Itw. t -The City Council will hold an adjourned mccllns Dee. IS to consider bids en the llnoo bond Issues that were recently voted here, by an overwhelming mnjnrlly lu the largest waterworks expansion and improvement program ever plaunetl by this city. The meeting was podponed l« give bond buyers a chance to submit bids, as these buyen will be a national convention on Dec. .). L, Gallls anrt o. B. Brown of the Agricultural Extension Service, and Prof. Kyle Kngler, J. W. White, J. E, Vailc. W. ||. Gnrniiin, and Troy Mullliis of the experiment .station «, which had orliinaDy tern Mh*d- uled at the dale th« council would meet atid conaUUr the bid*. •• The llnee bond ltau*a total *Mfc,- 00000 and provide far etpuniton of vaterworkt and xw'ir ay«t«ma Into Vnrloua »e<;llon« of the city which were voted Into th^ corporal* llm- lls, and M>me election! of whleh do not havt thene facllltla*. rtnmryi* -MM*" Hpanlih mow la not a mow, Itut a plant belondm ta Ihe plncappli (amlly. It Is a plant without roots that (rowi free from toll. Rose/and Woman Hurt In Automobile Accident Mrs. E. J. Munroe, 19, of Roseland, is in Blythevllle Hospital today where she Is recovering from minor Injuries received when the car she was driving went into a ditch near her home yesterday. She suffered^a deep head cut, a lacerated right eyelid and minor abrasions about the. lace, hands and hospital attendants said. legs, questionable distinction of being mentioned on both the 1943 and 1947 lists. In the Intervening years, It was known for a while as the Communist Political Association. Christmas Trees| Holly & Mistletoe \ Cedars—Any Size judged subversiv. on the basis of , % ^ Business Firm., invesliga- , | >" chu rch« and Schools §P/OCe ' Your Order NoW.'?j tton °ln' iddition, Clark added the names of 11 "«choola'\ which, he j. said, appear to be "adjuncts of the communist Party." He said the L list would be expanded • on the I basis of continuing investigations. Th« Communist Party ha» the > Moreland's 1 MUSIC STORE ;<FhailE 1222 315 So. Jnd CAKE HIT OF THE MONTH! Devil's Food Cake Two thick layer! covered in thick, flavorful icing — — — — 69c ON SALt SATURDAY ONLY! Telephone Your Order — Dial 2073 HART'S BAKERY Cash If You Have It... Credit If You Need It! Modirn Alemltt Lubrication U. S. 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