The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 25, 1950 · Page 7
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 1950 BLYTHFATLIJ! (ARK.)' COURTER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Russians Bought Uranium in 1943 House Investigators Hear of Deal by Canadian Concern WASHINGTON, Jan. 25. tflt — House investigators yesterday heard >slimony UiM a private clli«:n knew about the atom bomb project at the time a company the man headed sold 1,000 pounds of uranium compounds to Kiissia. The man was Boris Pregel and the time was the spring of 1943. The testimony came from l)r Philip L. Men-lit. Atomic Energy Commission official who (ormerlj jjijlde wartime uranium purchases Wr the atomic bomb project. He appeared before the House un-American Activities Committee. MerriU said Pregel was president ot the Canadian Radium am Uranium Co., sole sales agent for a Canadian uranium producing firm Pregcl's company iias been described as an American firm will headquarters in New York. Merrill said the Canadian Railiim and Uranium Company sold 1,000 pounds of uranium oxide and ni- tiate to the Soviets through what. hR regards as a violation of a contract giving the U. S. government exclusive rights to Us uranium supplies. Rep. Nixon '(R-Ca!) asked Merritt whether there was "any question in your mind that Pregcl knew why the government was tying up this material." "He was aware or that," Men-itt answered. "He was aware of the Manhattan projects." Frank S. Tavenner, committee counsel, hinted tn reporters that he was about ready (o offer evidence on a fourth wartime shipment of atomic materials to Russia. TUCKKR CONGRATULATED AFTKR, A'CQUITTAIA-Prcslon Tucker (second from left), head or tin collapsed Tucker Corporation, is congratulated alter his acquittal on mail fraud charges in Federal Cour at Chicago, by Heft to right) Tucker's wife; Tucker; his attorney Frank McAciams, and Joseph Kouba, lore- man of the jury, seven Tucker associates, cm trial with him, were also found innocent. IAP Pliolo). NOTICK The assessment of Sewer improvement District No. 4 of the City of Blytneville was filed in my office in Blythcville, Arkansas on the 24th day of January, iuoO, and the same is now subject to inspection. W. I. Malin, Ciiy Clerk. '. : |» (SEAL) 1-25-50 Fire Causes Damage At Former Air Base LIBERAL, Kas-. Jan, 25—Wl— Six frame buildings at the former U.S. Air Forces base here were destroyed by fire yesterday. Starting about noon, the fire was brought under control by the Liberal Fire Department and volunteers. W. D. Pittscr, city manager, snid the buildings caught Tire from a grass fire that was swept by a high wind- The main building consumed was the former Officers Club, which was occupied by the American Legion. Pittser identified these other buildings us burned: a crew chief building used by the Boy Scouts, an administration building, a barracks and two officers quarters. The air base, located one mile west of the business district,, was used by B24 bombers during the Horses Get Charley Horses, but They're Much Easier'to Cure CHICAGO, Jan. 25—Wj—Horses g-:l Charley horses. But, the painlul muscular cramps can be alleviated in draft animals by injections of the' B vitamins and vitamin C, the American Veterinary Medical Association says. The association's magazine, Veterinary Medicine, reported the new treatment has been tested on 15 standard bred horses which developed cramps from strenuous exercise after a period of inactivity. The muscle knots subsided quickly, and. after two weeks of treal- ment, the animals underwent train- Ing without recurrance of cramps. war. Pittser said about 300. men helped to bring the blaze under control. At no time, he added, did the fire threaten any of the residential area. Club Serviced by Brinies, Robbed of $2,000 Payrol BOSTON. Jan, 25 — (A*)— Tw Bimnuii robbed Boston's cxclusi\ Union Glut) of $2.000 yesterday- just after the payroll had bcc delivered by an armored truck o Brink's, Inc., money transport con: pa ny \v h ic h, it self, \va s rob bed ( $1,500,000 a week ago. Two women cinpolyes who on minutes before, had "kidded" tl Bvitik's guard about the robbery i his firm, were h?!d up. The Union Ciub, in the sh;u(n of the Ma&sncS in setts Slate Hotis looks out on Boston common ar has been a haven for old-nan Boston clubmen sJnw? 18G3, It- is a favorite luncheon SJK of MaFsachuselis Supreme Cou Justices and oilier high Judges. The mid-morning robbery cai..-. as police fluid they wore continuing routine questioning of Boston criminals in their hunt for the Brink's bandits. Former County udge Boomed as Foe for McMath LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 2S— (a>i~ In- callbrts yesterday pointed lo for- ler Crlttcudcn County Judge Cy Jond, Marion, as a possible oppon- il for Governor MeMath in next uminer'& primary elections. Letters signed by Harry Lee Wil- nms, Little Rock, have gone lo] ariou-s parts of Ihe »lat*, suggest- ng Bond as a likely candidate. Williams, head of the Bureau of /ital Statlslics In the »dminislra- ion of Governor Ben L&r.ey ,anrt nanager of Jack Holt's unsucce^.s- ul campaign for governor Jn 1648, aunched the first major stlempt o drum up opjKJsition for McMath ast summer. An anti-McMath ma.ss meeting vas held near Conway, but pro- tuced no dcfinile results. The latest Ictlcrs declare Hint lolling of counties has "ImlicaU'tl a larger number of counties prefer Bond," former president of the \rkt\usas County Judges A-^socia- .ion. Williams' letters also Indicated :hai- another meeting similar lo the one held near Conway last summer may be held later this nonth. IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE n.-ICKASAWHA DISTRICT OF MlSSIfiSlffl COUNTV, ARKANSAS Mack Williams; V. G. Holland Trustee, P1U. vs Sam s. Simmons, Dft. WAit.MN'G OI:I>KK The defendant Snm S. Simmons is ivarnca to appear In this Court within thirty (30) days to answer the complaint of plaintiff Mack Williams. This the 10th day of January, 1950. Harvey Morris, Clerk Holland and Taylor, atty, for pltf l|U-18-'25-2| WALKS RUSSIAN—Dr. Ting Fl Tslng, Chinese Nationalist delcgat 10 Die O. N. bangs his gnvel as li presides as January presicfL'nt Ihc Security Council, at Lake Sue tefs. N. Y. Jakob A. 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