The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 12, 1950 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 12, 1950
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**"' TlfURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 1950 (ARK.) COURTCR PAGE THREE Chambers Called Psycopath, Liar Psychiatrist Testifies In Defense of Hiss During Perjury Trial NEW YORK, Jan. 12—OT—Under sharp cross-examination, a defense psychiatrist, yesterday stuck to his contention that U'hltlaker Chani- bm, Alger Hiss' chief accuser, is a "psychopath" and a chronic liar. The mental specialist, Dr. Carl A. Li. Uiugcr, resumed testifying in the second perjury trial of Hiss, formerly a high State Department, official. Questioned yiaint-u y-point q n jKftumlwrs' career by Assistant U.S. Witorney Thomas S. Murphy, Dr. Binger said the "total picture" is that of a "psychopatic personality" —a man with recognized menial disorder. "You can change some of the notes in a melody but It does not change the whole melody," Dr Binger said. "We have here the total pattern of a life. In it are the lies which Mr. Chambers told In and out of the communist Party." Chambers Is the government's chief witness against Hiss, who was indicted after denyirg thai he ever passed State Departmen secrets to chambers for a prewa Soviet spy ring. Murphy sought, to' show tha Chambers was acting under Com munist Party orders when he gave false information In applying for a passtwrt in 1935. Dr. Hinger replied that this merely showed both Chambers and his Communist underground boss, known as "J. Peters," were liars. The psychiatrist added that were not "white lies" but deliberate false statements — many of them under oalliT-o" Important matters. An earlier witness testified that when Gerhart Eisler's ex-wife took the stand she was determined to help send Hiss to prison. ptur. or d«th »t mainland— esli- NATIONALIST TROOPS SURRENDER IN INDO CHlNA-Rath« it ,, n risk ci the hands ot advancing Communist troops, remnanU ot Nationalist »arnu« on the 23 000 soldiers— crossed the border of Indo-China and surrendered to French colonial he Chinese soldiers above are seen giving up their arms (stacked on truck at l«lt) prior mated at troops. The to their internment, Red Publications Sent to Schools Ordered Burned BALTIMORE, Jan. 12— <Jf}— The city's Department of Education announced yesterday it has directed high school principals to ourn Hussian publications addressed to school libraries. The Allegany County superintendent of schools has taken similar .ction. In Frederick Counts', superinten- Dentist Pays His Bill To Revenue CoJ/ector Effort at Humor dent Eugene W. Pruitt several decided CHICAGO, Jan. 12. <AP>— The income tax collector opened a letter from a taxpayer today. Out dropped two eye teeth — or at least X-ray pictures of them. "Someone' is making a Joke," rrmsed John T. Jarecki, internal revenue collector, But he found a check in the letter. too. A telephone call showed that the taxpayer, a dentist, sent the X-ray films instead of his Income tax relurn. The dentist said it was an acci- weeks ago said he had against such measures. "Any attempt to suppress such material only has the opposite effect," he declared. "It lends certain dignity to the material am causes a lot of people to read it who would otherwise never paj any attention." The Soviet embassy in Washington acknowledged several month, ago that it was sending publications to schools throughout til country. The main one Is a slid picture magazine entitled "USSR. 1 Missouri's Governor , redacts Settlement ; Of Telephone Strike ' JEFFERSON CITY. Mo., Jan. 12 Wi—Oov. Ftorresl Smith predict- d yesterday a threatened strike I Southwestern Bell Telephone Company employes will be settled. In his weekly letter to the rural ircss, ''Your (Jovernor Reports," 10 said: "The threatened street car and ius strikes in Kansas City aud'St. Louis HOW appear to he averted. The same is true in the telephone case. "Negotiations arc now being carried on between company and em- ploye representatives in all three situations. I think settlements will be reached and the public will nol be inconvicnced by walkouts." National President Of Young Democrats To Speak in Arkansas tate Income Tax akes 12 Millions rom Arkansans LITTLE ROCK. Jan. 12. OT — Governor McMath said today that State Sen. D. W. Oilmorc. Ben ton MD., vresident of the Young Democratic Clubs of America, has accepted an invitation to attend a dent and he didn't intend to poke j meeting ol fun. ~ the Arkansas Young Democratic: <Jiubs here Jan. 20. Girl Pleads Guilty In Kidnaping Episode FORT SMITH, Ark., Jan. 12 <AP) — Virginia Tilbury, 18, For Smith, yesterday entered a plea guilty to charges of kidnaping an robbing an Oklahoma couple. She was arrested here last wee with three young men, who tered a similar plea in federal cour here Tuesday. After her pica, Judge Johr Miller released the girl to custody o her parents until Jan. 18. He delayed sentencing the tin- men, Charles Johnson, 29, Wilbu Bland, 26. and Phillip Gallant, pending further investigation. The four were charged with kit naping and robbing Mr. and Mr Harve Pickett, Muskoge, Okla. FBI Inspector Testifies at Cop/on Hearing NEW YORK, Jan. 12—(/I*)—Government prosecutors produced testimony Tuesday that investigation of Judith Coplon ns fin espionage suspect was ordered three clays he- fore a wiretap \vns put on her Washington home phone. The testimony was gU'en by an FBI inspector ns the government started to present evidence thai it can press U.s case n^ Alls? Coplon and Russian engineer Valentin A Gubltchev without resorting to wiretap proof. U. S. jntlRe Sylvester Rynn ha? said he might have to throw out the case if it is based solely on wiretnp evidence—Illegal hi Fcdcra Courts. The \viretappiiig — admitted bj the FBI—is one of several issues raised by the defense nl pre-lria hearings as grounds for voiding the indictment. MEss Coplon, 28-yeor-old forme Department of Justice employe, nm Ciiibltohev, 32-year-old .suspenrtec United Nations employe, nre chnig ed with conspiring aivl seekitif to ntnkc U.S Government secret, .vailnble to Uus.sia. rumen's Special ax Message May Je Ready Soon WASHINGTON, LlTLE ROCK, Jan. 12. <AP) :atc income taxes of more than 2,000,000 were collected in 194D. Reporting thb today the state evcnue department said tile total an approximate 50 per cent in- rease above 10«, when some t8,- 00.000 was collected. The increase was due partly to rc- icval by the 1949 legislature of all xetnption, 1 ! previously allowed for aymcnt ol Federal income taxes. In 1049 more than $4.000,000 was >aui on 26,462 current Individual eturm. in 1948. 18.890 Individual eturns accounted for approximately 2.300,000. Nearly $8,000.000 was paid in SM9 on 2.G17 current corporation •cuirns, as against aproximatcly $5,000.003 on 2238.corporation returns n 1948. Decrease in Prices Brings Hike in Profits COPENHAGEN — M>>— A D:m!s restaurnnt-keeper towered prices o meals to (he 1925-levc). His restnui ant was packed \vith guei-.ts raisin the turnover by some 200 per ceil His coHeni',«es reacted by tii noimcing him as a mtulninn. But n time went by without the prcdiclc failure other rcstaurant-keupc followed suit. The accountants ol the restau jml-o\viiers back the new policy IOIIR as the turnover stays 60 p cent above normal. Jan. 12-W'y— While House sum yesterday resident Truman hopes to have •Hicclal tax message ready for ougicss next week- He has indicated he will call >r a "moderate" boost in taxes, ut so far. even his Cnpltol Hill ciilcnnnls arc in the dark on lint he actually plans to pro- ose. They appeared to tJii discouraged boul not being taken Into the ve.suk'nt's confidence and tnrre .as sonic private talk Hint the Vliite House attitude uilKht make , even tollgher to win approval o is request. Congress members generally have liovra little itK-lination (o vote a x increase in an election year The president is expected to ask or a cut in wartime excise taxc >n such things as jewelry, IUKKI etc. This would Ire offset- by raise ll other levies to produce a iicrease in tax revenues- Ciisrles Ci. Ross, presidential sec ctary. Ujld reporters Mr. Trinna s still working on tile jnessa^e [in her-- is n« chuucc it will V> set to the hill this week. Dog That Bit a Postman Is Given Life Sentence DALLAS, Jan. VI—(if)— Kaiser, big mrn]Rrel dog which bit a Dall postman last Dec.-1'2. Ijegnn scrv'mg a life sentence ycsi/?rday, Tuesday Justice of the Peace \V. E. (Bill) Riehburg ordered Kniser's owner, a GG-ycar-o]ri womtin, to keep the dog chained or securely fenced in the rest of his life, if she doesn't she inHst pay a total of $183 in suspended fines am! court costs—and Kaiser may lose Ills life. r .S. Ambassador Visits 3 aris; Goes to Belgrade PARIS, Jan. ia—(<V)—George Mn, new U. S. ambassador to Yu- oxlavls, siild today (hat "a civil ar .supported by outside agitation s unlikely In Yugoslavia." Allen told a news conference the situation in Yugoslavia is such linl I believe It Is not likely that rouble can start similar to that vhlch stnrcd lu Greece bewwn he Kovcrniiicnl »nd Communist ;uerr.illus." lie snld. however, tlial 11 any such trouble did start "It would be a matter of very serious concern to the United States." Allen said Tito's government had made no requests for American military aid "and until it does the question docs not arise." He said further economic assistance to Yugoslavia "probably will be glveji appropriate ami sympathetic consideration" v>ut added those decclsions would i» uacU T. Washington. Allen, *vho arrived from London yesterday said he will leave for Belgrade today. "Thirty 11 a nice aqe for A woman tf she liapporu IQ q« fifty," lays Hannah. You'll ftnA Hint the Television ARC Is A n fee age to live in once you've Men the new General Ktaclrlo Television Sets al Uly- (hcvllle Sales Co. Come In this week iuul sec how cnslly you cnn liiive Television In your homo. Donkey Is His Undoing BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil —< -- Francisco de Pauls, a busy little man, had a busy weekend at a brick factory, while everybody else was away. He 'tote 60,000 bricks, hundreds o! tile.s nnd a donkey. Busier than ants at a ptonic, he carried away the bricks. Then the tiles. And then the donkey. 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