FAft TWO BLITHE VILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Republicans Scoff at Idea Truman Will Clean House, Avoid Tax Issues in 1952 , WASHINGTON, Dec. 12. tfV- Democratic predictions that President Truman Is angrily ready to clean house In the government tax scandals, and that they won't be a big Issue. In 1952, drew sharp replies from Republicans today. "It's just wishful thinking on his part," said Senator Ferguson (R-Mich) of the White House statements by Democratic Chairman Prank E. McKinney. "It's an Issue and It's going to stay an Issue." Senator Nixon (R-Cnlin commented: "So McKinney thinks the graft and political influence no%lnt? from undeV so many doorways won't 'be an Issue—I guess I've heard everything now. It's goinfi to take a lot of Democratic ingenuity to convince the American people of that." Ferguson and Nixon talked to reporters after McKinney had emerged from a half-hour conference yesterday with Mr. Truman nnd reported: ,. "President Is Aware 1 ing ton officialdom was In on the deal. Senator Nixon, in his reply to McKinncy's statements, disputed the "thought that Democrats can take credit for cleaning up a government mess. "It hns the press and congressional committees —in which Hepubllcans carried a lot of the work burden— which have brought about these disclosures/' he said. Father Files Murder Charge Against Son French Army Crushes Drive By Vietminh Reds Sought Link Of Forces in Indochina Near Chinese Border OAKLAND. Calif.. Dec. 12. (A>h- Painting contractor Ralph Hutch ins liprformer! "(lie toughest tfi.sk of inv life 1 " yesterday. Ho sit;tied n complaint charging his firm Snmuel, 16, with murder— "The President is very nwnrcjthc hatchet slaying of Evelyn Hut- of the situation and he h highly j chins, Ralph's concerned. And he is nnpry over i mother. wife, Samuel's being sold down the river by sonic disloyal employes of the government, I'm Inclined to think there wfll be action soon," 2. "As (he situation has been handled by Democrats, cleaned up T j ien the bewildered 58-year-old ffUlior said he would do ol! he could to aid his son, whom he called lyplcnl America n boy. Sam. a Boy Scout, school lender and musician, snlcl he killed Ills by Democrats and Democrats have | mother Moiulny because .she found acted to remove the guilty as fust him plnylng hookey In the base- as they have been discovered, I run of the opinion that this will not be an IKS ue ^'of the 1952 campaign," Meanwhile, the House Ways and Means Subcommittee that has been pushing the study of Irregularities in the government's tax collection offices—and the handling of (ax fraud cases—called another session. Naiter Leads Off •Th« lead-off witness was Bert K. Naster, a Florida businessman now given a chance to tell publicly his side of a sensational story related by Abraham Teitelbaum that Naster and another man tried to shake him down for $500,000 in an attempted tax fix. -Teitelbaum, a Chicago attorney who" once helped spring gangster Al Capone from prison, has testified that he was told he could escape serious tax troubles with the government If he would fork over $500.000. He said it was represented to him that the offer was backed by suggestions that a "clique" In Wnsli- r J1ie boy said he hnd dreamed of killing the whole family by knife or hatchet and flume. A flro he started after the slaying led to discovery of her body. Stassen Visits 'Ike' SUPREME ALLIED HEADQUARTERS EUROPE, Doc. 12. f/n—llnr- olri Stasseh visited Gen. Eisenhower's SHAPE .headquarters today for a routine briefing on the Wcsteri defense system. Four Navy Airmen Die HAjJIl/TON. Bermuda, D*C. 12 (.tPf —Pour Nnvy nlrmcn were kille< yesterday In twin-engined which Hipped landing on the amooth waters o Port. Royrtl Bay, the crash of thel: PBY flying boat over and sank attci LIU Gets the People's A and B Back After Acquittal by Jury HANOI, Tndochlna, Dec. 12. MM— The French army reported today It had crushed a new, two-pronped Vietmlnh oflciulve to link Communist, inrcea In central rmlochina with those near the Chinese border 'Hie drives were the biggest by the Vletjulnh since last May. Both attacks were launched Monday morning. Tha strongest came at Htia Blnli a vital highway center 40 mile.* .southwest of Hanoi. The town he last, Communist-held road link etwcen north and south unti French and Allied Vietnamese lorce; rove the flcda out of it a montl RO. I Elements of Iwo Vielminh illvi-: Ions attacked along the Blnck Riv- i r, the French said, with Communist IroojM Infiltrating French lines, hen regrouping for attacks from he rear. Aerlnl napalm bombs elped halt the attack nnd a French - Vietnamese coimkr-otfcn- slve drove the Reds westward into he hills. 'Hie second attack was at Phnt Diem, 75 miles southwest of Hanoi, t wn.s aimed at getting a foothold on the fringe of the Red River Delta. This attack also was beaten I. Fighting lasted for 4B hours and the French estimated more than 1.000 rebels were killed In the Tloa Blnh fighting along the Black River. The French reported their own losses were only 16 and said strong fortifications on the Black River protected them, from heavy casual- tics. BEVERLY HILI.B. Calif., Dec. 1J. (AP)_l,lll St. Cyr'B dance, "Interlude Before Evening," Is not inimical to the public morals, a Jury has decided, The blonde strip dancer was acquitted yesterday of giving an Indecent performance last Oct. 19 In Giro's Night Club, The Jury deliberated an hour and 18 minutes. "I'm really relieved," the ulam- orous Llli said after she had shale- en hands with all the Jurors, 10 women and two men. "It's wonderful and a real victory." Whereupon she threw her arms around her lawyer, Jerry Glesler. to the accompaniment of Jlashblilljs. Llli didn't mention it directly, hut the verdict and the publicity attending the six days of her trial won't hurt her drawing power. She did say that she is leaving Friday for an engagement at Miami Beach, Fla., night club, and that in March she may go to Paris to exhibit her 1-alents. And only a few years ago LUl Union Official Denies Meeting 'Planned to Overthrow Government' SILVER CITY, N.M.. Dec. 12. l/fl —A mine, mill union official denies left wing leaders plotted, at a New York meeting to wreck United States war efforts as Senator Mc- Carlhy rR-Wls) contends. The senator made the charge to GOP aiidienres Monday night at Wisconsin University and again last night at Milwaukee. lie played a recording he said wns made of the New York meeting Oct. 11. Maurice Travis of Denver, secretary-treasurer of the International was dressing and undressing her way through her act four times a day In a burlesque theater on. Main Street, right in the heart of Los Angeles' skidrow. [ But as Attorney Olesler tnld the | jury: "LIU has come a long way up the ladder to the very top of her profession She's an artist." Miss St. Cyr (rhymes with sincere) now gets the Peoples Exhibits A and B back from the district attorney. They were marked for Identification as the bra and lace panties LUl wore the night Ciro's was raided. The sheriff's vice squad confiscated them when they put the pinch on the tall, shapely stripper. Is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of H felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude; that no license to se|l beer by the undersigned has been revoked within the five years last past; and that the undersigned hat never been convicted of violating the laws of this state,, or any other state, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application Is for permit to be Issued for operation beginning on th 1 day of January, 1952, and to expire on the 30 day ol Junt, Itn, Henry Raymond Melton Subscribed snd sworn to Joefon me this 11 day of Dec. 1951. Elizabeth Mason, (Notary Public) My Commission expires: 4-2«-S4. Hungary Takes Korean Orphans BUDAPEST, Hungary, Dec. 12. |(/P)—Two .Hundred teen-age North Korean orphans whose parents were killed in the Korean Wi>r h-"- arrived in Hungary via the Soviet Union, the Hungarian News Agency reported. The oldest child Is only 18, but .some of them wear war decorations, the agency said. One 16-year-old, wearing two decorations, was de» scribed by the agency as a former leader of a guerilla group which helped Communist Chinese and North Korean' troops recapture a town In North Korea last December. Mine. Mill Undt, says and Smelter Workers He was at the New Viscount- Addison Dies; British Labor Member LONDON. Dec. 12. MM—Viscount Addi.son, 82-year-nlri leader of the Labor Party minority in the Hou.se of Lords, died last night. He had been 111 for 18 months. He was the oldest member of the Jnst Labor government, which Jo.it out in the Oct. 25 general election. York meeting but describe* as "completely inaccurate" McCarthy's tale of what went on. Business on Upgrade Despite a War SAIGON. Vietnam MM—Vietnam's economy is on the upgrade even though there's a war on against the Communist-led Vietminh forces. Increased rice exports are highlighting this trend. The Vietnamese minister of national economy, announced here that rice exports dur- New York stare milch cows on its IMS, Ing the first 10 months of 1651 topped 32,000 tons. Vltnamcje now lind 1.350.000 i optimistically predict that the out- farms during Iglng shipments will reach around 1500,000 tons in 1052. 406 W; Mail Phone 4591 The Surprise Of Your Life For (he surprise of your life, visit our store and inspect our huge stock of toys and Kifl goods. Never before could you buy your entire Xmas needs from one store! \Ve guarantee you can find an item in our stock (o meet any requirement! You will have to see this stock to believe il possible. Your time will be well paid to shop with us before you buy. Use our Lay-A-Way— Small payment holds your purchase. Also you can buy on our budget plan—small payment down—weekly payments on balance. 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