The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 5, 1946 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 5, 1946
Page 12
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PAGE EIGHTEEN BLVTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUKIKR NEWS TIIUHSDAY, DKCKJMBKtt 5, 1SMG Probers Reveal SordidConditions » Officers and Troops In Germany Accused Of Racketeering BV AJS'N HICKS Prrss Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, De;. 5.—Republican members of ''ie Senate War Investigating committee, yesterday published a secret report by committee counsel containing charges —denies by the Army—of racketeering, smuggling nnd linmornli- ly among American officers and troops stationed In Gcrmniiy. T3ic report, published over' Slate and War Department protests, de scribed the conduct ol some soldiers as "little short or disgraceful"; related instances of Negro troops fraternizing \vilh German girls, and charged that n recent group of occupation troops sen U> Germany included men wlio "Verc nov even high-grade morons.'-' It. said one high officer was re- lumed to the United Stales for "reasons, of moral turpitude." It also reported previously secret testimony alleging thai a colonel stationed in Frankfurt was n white slaver: -Tlie report charged thai "improper conduct" of high military government officials has lowered j'roop morale, harmed U. S. pics- •tlge and delayed achievement of U. S. occupation objectives. Tile'report was submitted to the committee by its chief counsel, George Meadei, after he made a preliminary on-the-spot investigation. His inquiry was prompted by testimony before the committee last Aug. u'ot Col. Francis P. Miller, former military government official. Miller charged that the conduct of Negro troops was "one of the most disgraceful episodes in American history." ..In an effort to offset the charges released by the. Republican members. Committee chairman Parley M. Kilgore, D., W. Va., Inte . yesterday made public au official Army report. It denied most of the charges, asserted \ Miller sought after his August testimony to change of his statements but that Mendel "refused to accept those changes,' and said many of Miller's statements were such as "to raise ques- . tlons regarding his integrity as ar of'ficer." Says "Errors" Corrected Miller, replying to the officia Army report, asserted "it Is untrue to say", that Mender refused to let him correct Ills testimony. Millet said in a statement. Ola he was given an opportunity ti correct errors in the transcript o his testimony and did so. But "I no place, was the subslnnce or In testimony affeiVed,' 1 Miller said .adding; "It: is .untrue to . say that Mr. Schools Open After Cotton Picking Recess AH of Mississippi County's schools now are In ojwratlon for the 1. ••• 41 term, following opening Monday of the last schools which have "split" teams for the cotton picking season. These wore Manila, Last Cane, pawhccn, nu'd Elder, all of which have nine months term. Some of the schools In the districts have Summer sessions so that classes may be dismissed dining the Fall for the cotton picking and some schools delayed opening this year until Inter than usual, because of the bumper crop to be galhered. Read Courier News Want Ads Operate on Twins for Twin Ailments Mender refused to permit a correction of the text or the transcript.' The Army report, prepared by Brig. Gen. Elliot D. Cookc after ho Investigated Miller's charges, acknowledged Hint "there hnvc Ijcen indlvldunl cases of promiscuous cohabitation." Cookc snld Hint when he Investigated Miller's allegnllons he was "confronted with second-land ln- oiination, gossip nnd common candnl." He ricntod charges of <1) lecherous living" by high U. S. illllnry officials; (2) that the con- uct of U. S. occupation forces is eopardlzliiR Ihelr prestige; <.D lint American or Oermnn Indus- rial interests Influenced the exc- uUon o! U. S. policies In Cicrma- y. mid (4) that comma lid IIIR of- icers nrc worried about the prob- ein of Negro troops. Kilgore snld In a Idler to com- nltlee members Hint Cookc's i(> K>rl "demonstralct; tlic gra.vo (Inner of giving currency to uuveri- Icd charges." He snld It was clear 1ml Duller was "referring to In- [Ivldunl cases, nnd thnl ]ie cn- icavorecl to correct certain errors if generalization in his (Aug. 14) stlmony and wns not permitted to lo so by the committee' counsel." The disputed report was Issued by Republican sens. Owen Brews- cr, Me.; Momer Ferguson, Mich.; William ~F. Knowlaiic), Cal.: and Joseph H. Ball. Minn., after their Democratic colleagues refused to sanction Us publication. n so doing, the OOP members ignored n reported warning of Sen. Arthur H. VnnctcnbcrK. Mich., leading OOP foreign policy-maker, that publication ol the report might "completely wreck" the results of the UN meeting in New York. i Georgia Planter Cleared Of U. S. Peonage Charge ATLANTA. On. Dec. '5. <l!l'> — Koswell Pierce Bikers, 05, Conyors planter, was «l liberty today niter beinn acquitted on peonage charges toy a U. S. District court jury whlcli deliberated less than an hour. Acquittnl followed a tijrcc-'.veck trial In which he had *)ccn charged with holding five Negro farmhands Husbands! Wives! Want new Pep and Vim? •|-|irra«:,li<J»«fcr,U|>lc»Bre»raili, u'nrn-uul, <•<• (,.,„-•,•.! »"Mv lx.:,N,<j Uuly lacka iron J or itc-M vin,, vitutily. Icy Ojlrex TOHIC 'l'nl)l*'1». r<jn<.iin* Jron you. loo, in.iy m>e<l tin pel'; «'«) ,u' i| t |"".]rn'i:' norcii' cvi'ryu'lioro—In Jl'ly' iii virlual slavery on his 3,000 acre- nockdale County fnrm. How To Relieve Bronchitis Creomulslon relieves promptly because It goes right to the seat of the i trouble To help loosen and expel I germ laden phlegm, »nd aid nature' to soothe and heal raw, tender, Inflamed bronchial mucous membranes. Tell your druggist to sell you a bottle of Creomulslon with the understanding you must like the way It quickly allays the cough or you are to have jour money back. CREOMULSION forCouehs.Chest Colds, Bronchitis FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR ANY EXCAVATION David and Christopher Droolts, identical Iwins, nre pictured at Children's IftospiUil, Wnshington. O. C., where they recently \vcrc operated on for Identical iiifumUics, Kach luicl an enlarged abdominal muscle tUut blocked food pas.s;ii;c. They arc sons ol Comdr. nnd Mrs. I-Yedcnc \V, IBrooUs. Many Arkansas Veterans Get Allowances Restored LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec. 5. — (UP)—About three jjcr cent ol vct- erans In vrninlng in Arkansas today raced Ihc loss of subsistence allowance for failure to report their lotal income to the Veterans Administration. Regional VA Manager James A. Wlnn said susnenslor..s were ordered oviRlnully for 1,938 veterans but payments were reinstated for about 1.S00. More than 24,500 Arkansas veterans nre enrolled in schools or taking on-thc-job (raining. Read Courier News Want Ads. STARTS RELIEVING AIL COLD MISERIES —IN JUST 6 SECONDS! C.-1 fnlnmn. prv.rn"Hi'oii.|yt»e Girt', for jiijir»--.«jprnli/ relief frnin ix.ld inistrii-s. Ctiulion: Tnke only us k COLD PREPARATIONS TASLETS OR LIQUID •TnJe link JUi. Read Courier Kewi Wml Ad*. Don't Neglect Slipping FALSE TEETH Do false teeth drop, slip or wnbblc when yon talk, eat, laugh or snee/c, Don't be annoyed nnd embarrassed by such handicaps. PASTEETH, an alkaline (non-acid) powder to sprinkle on your plates, keeps false leelh more firmly set. Gives conlldcnt feeling of security and added comfort. No gmnmy, gooey, pnsly tnste. or feeling. Get FASTEETH today at any drug store. TIME CALLED! 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