The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 8, 1952 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 8, 1952
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PAGE TWO Old G-Man Melvin Purvis Rated as Expert Sleuth Of Federal Extravagance By EDWIN B. IIAAKINSO.V WASHINGTON W) — Melvin H, Purvis, nationally known a riecadc ago ns an FBI nemesis of gangsters and kidnapers, today was rated as an expert in a new ihoufih less spectacular field of government sleuthing. - Sen. Olin D. Johnston (D-SC) said the former G-man had uncovered "waste and extravagance in government manpower policies, that may result In savings of millions of dollars to the tax- Piycrs." For more than a year Purvis has been directing a special Senate Poslofficc and Civil Service Committee, of which Johnston is chairman. Johnston said the staff under Purvis has been probing the more thr.n Z<2 million civilians and more millions of military personnel now on government payrolls to learn where savings can be ninOe. *"Ho discovered that the Army Navy and Air Forces were sending scores of officers to colleges nnd universities to study Inw." Johnston said, adding: "At the same time there were hundreds of trained and experienced lawyers In uniform. Some of them were lieutenants, corporals nnd even privates." Johnston said the use of these trained lawyers Instead of training others should save taxpayers many dollars. "Purvis also discovered that when some agencies were ordered by Congress lo cut down on workers and payrolls, they slipped nround Ihis by simply co/ilractlnK to have the same work continued by private contractors," Johnston Bald. "This was 11 direct evasion ol congressional orders to save money." Purvis, « slight, slender, soft- spoken lawyer, probably Is best remembered for his part In the killing of John Dillinger In Chicago in 1834. He resigned from the FBI In 1035 after a reported difference with Director J. Edgar Hoover. Since then he has heen a lee Hirer, writer and South Carolina radio station operator. As chic counsel lo the Senate group he receives $11,600 a year. Official Predicts Use of Chiang's Troops in Korea TAIPE1I, Formosa W,-A highly placed American official In Formosa predicted today that Wash- iliRlon will approve the use of two Cliincse Nationalist divisions In Korea alter the November U. S. election regardless of which parly wins. The official, who declined use of his name, said U. S. military authorities in this Nationalist stronghold have recommended (hat two Chinese divisions Ije used. President Chiang Kal-.shek offered lo send troops to Korea in 19SO but the United Nations rejected the o/fer. The American official said Chiang told him: "That offer still stands," Toft to Confer With GOP Heads WASHINGTON W/—Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio, back from a vacation in Canada, conlcrs with Republican leaders today on the part he will play In the presidential election campaign. Taft, who heads the Senate Republican Policy Committee, lold newsmen as he got oft" a plane from Quebec'yesterday that he wants lo catch up on the political situation before making nny announcement of his plans. The state of Delaware, first to ratify the a. s. Constitution, retains the whipping post as a punishment for criminals. ike-Adiai Agree on Some Issues NEW YORK «P) — The National Conference of Christians and Jews lays G«n. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Gov. Adlal B. stevcjison are • greed on the nations' need for understanding and co - operation among all racial and religious group!. . Tha conference, which seeks to promote better inter-group relations, released .statements by the presidential candidates last night.,. Eisenhower' said "without, tolerance, without understanding of each other or without a spirit of brotherhood, -we would soon cease to i exist as a great nation." Eisenhower urged that every American pledge In political affairs that "no taint of religious or racial animosity shall trouble or national unity." Stevenson, urging destruction ol "the myths that gnaw at our vitals" and removal of "fear nnd prejudice," said "We can 111 nffonl to exhibit Ip the world either Incompe- ten.ce or injustice hi dealing with the relations of racial or rellgous groups/' BLYTHEVILMC (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FACE ON THE BARRED-ROOM KLOOR—Koberl Miller 23 of Cassopolls, Mich., finds it isn'l so easy to escape from jail Miller who attempted lo squeeze under Ins cell door, was pinned lo the floor lor over twelve hours. Sherifl ft. Edgar Probst, ol Cassopolis eft. and Fire Chief Donald Ithoades. riant, finally had to cut the Imprisoning bars with an acetylene torch lo free Miller so they cculdpul him back in jail. D o//o Virus in Raw Milk „. c or Illness of Six Children PREDERICKSBURG. Tex. UV- J ollo virus In raw milk caused six hildrcn in the Pnul Pen! family to ->o stricken with the disease, stale Icnlth Officer George W. Cox said 'esterday. Dr. Cox and olher health officials nude a tiny-long Inspection nt tlie 'chl farm near here lo find out why this great number of persons n one family had been Infected vllh polio. "The polio Infection was uudoubt- dly carried In raw milk." Dr. Cox aid. "The polio virus entered the iltk during the milk process." Six of the Pen] children nre In n nn Antonio Hospital with Ihe disease. The only child not afflicted Is a 13-year-old daughter. Dr. Cox said that one of the Pchl boys apparently got Iho virus from a close friend who was stricken with polio before the Pchls. He said the Pchls milked Iheir own cows and the chore passed from one child to Ihe other. Evidently (he Pehl boy passed I he,. virus, to .others In his family *. rrtlkirtijthe 'cows, he con- iira^'m'llk. • I ljt" been pasteurized' -Had^ what is your home worth TODAY? Slop anil consider — in case of fire, how much would if ens) (o replace your home today? If your insurance is based on ils ordinal cosl, you might he several thousand dollars short at today's high building costs. Awl the same principle applies lo all your household furnishings. Now's Ihe lime lo Ihink ahoul it. Look ahead. Prepare for that emergency hy checking over your fire insurance ciUeratje this week. * Then give us a ring O r come by and talk with us. The Insurance Department of the Farmers Bank & Trust Co., Blylhevillc's oldest and largest, agency, is at your service. INSURANCE DEPARTMENT - G. H. ROBSON, Manager THE FARMERS BANK & TRUST COMPANY •The Oldest Bank In Mississippi County "TIME TRIED _ PANIC TESTED" H F.D.I.C.-S10,000 Eich Deposit Member Federal Reserre System Dr. Cox said, the family prohnbly would not linvc been stricken The health officer snid the Pehl Inspcctinn does not throw any iulrt- ed liRlu on how polio i s trans- milled. Sympathetic citizens ol Olllcsplc County have contributed S3 '00 lo aid the stricken family Mossadegh Set For Finance Talk TEHRAN. Iran <A'i — The newspaper Elalaat Bald last night Premier Mohammed Mossadegh has invited Dr. HJalmnr Schncht, German financial expert, here for talks on /innncia] mutters.. It said Schacht was expected here In a couple of days. There was no confirmation from official sources. India Reds Set Up in New Delhi NEW DELHI, India W—India's Communist party — routed out of two other cities — has decided to set up Us headquarters In New pelhi. The party operated out of Bombay until it was ousted by general elections in that state. Then It. shifted to Madras, but officials there began cracking down, so Red leaders decided to set up shop !n India's capital. The party has 40 members In the Federal Parliament, which sits here. 'Deutschland Usher Alles' Heard at German Rites The meat, of the wateibuck Is not very palatable The native In the African Sudan use only the r . Germany MV- The Third anniversary of the founding of the West German Republic was hailed to the ringing strains of "Deulsch- land Uchcr Alles" yesterday nt a ceremony attended by government leaders nnd church dignitaries. The gulhering was held in the Parliament Building decked out with flags of 23 stales, comprising the prewar German Reich. Includ- ini,' the st.itos of Communist East Germany and those taken by Russia and Poland after the war. W.SKN'ING OKI>I-R I" MIC Chancery Court. Chcka- saivlta IHslrict, Mississippi Count}-, Arkansas. G. W. Reed. pit. vs. No. 12,164 Prebble Reeds, nit. The defendant. Prebble Reed, Is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named In the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintilf, G. W. Reed. Dated this 6th day ol September, 10=2. Harvey Morris. Clerk By Laverne Ball, D. c. Guy Walls, atty. for ptf. Ed B. Cook, atty. ad litcm. 9;8;1522 ; 2fl A SENSATIONAL PROGRAM' OF EVENTS TO THRILL THEYOUNSANDOLDI J: ^ World Championship !^®%r SV.TH ?^"\V1LD" BILL ELLIOTT ;%<-3 OUTDOOR SFOJ1TS SH0V/ with MONTE BLUE XV LIVESTOCK i EXPOSITION E file Nollonal Hereford onj Junior Jorjcy Showil Many Food ond Appllonco Footurcil Grcol 4H and FfA Pro]ecli Pig, Many Other- Tremendous Special Evenrit SPORTSMEN'S SHOW! * JOIE CHITWOOD'S AUTO DAREDEVILS * MILLION DOLLAR CARNIVAL MIDWAY MOWD'AY, SEPTEMBER f, Church Needs Help Today None Can Stand Alone, Bishop Says BOSTON vn - Business sessions of the 57(h triennial General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church In the United States cot under way today on a note by the III. Rev. Henry Knox Sherrlll presiding bishop, that "In these days no church can stand alone " Nearly 14.000 cjiurch leaders and aymcn thronged Boston Garden last, night to hear Bishop Sherrill deliver a sermon at the conventions opening service. "We cannot attempt to live in some ivory tower remote from life " Bishop Sherrlll told the rejircsenta- Mvcs ol some 2>,i million Episcopal- "War and rumors of war." he said, "International misunderstanding at home, shocking revelations of lowered moral standards in pub- lie and private life, massive attacks upon the Christian faith and practice, with serious limitations upon freedom of worship—these are the .stern realities which do more than hamper the life of the church '• He called on Episcopalians to Join the wider fellowship of the Christian church," savi,^: ••!„ tflMe dru , s no church, no matter how strong she conceives herself to be can stand alone." 'Porgy and Bess' Cheered in Vienna VIENNA. 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