The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 5, 1950 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 5, 1950
Page 13
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JTHURSDAY. OCTOBER 5, 1950 Crime Checkers Call Chicagoans For Testimony Gangland Slaying. Of Offietr, Lawyer Vital to Investigation . OHIQAOO, Ocl, I, (AP)—Chicago »«ur«i on both side* ef the law to- Jty were summoned before U.S. •Puile Crime- Investigators, The list of witnesses called to secret- sessions of the committee "need from Chicago's mayor, a «tate'» attorney elected as "the m«n gangsters fear," to remnants of the old "Scarface Al" Capone 'tint, Prime meat for the committee's sessions In Chicago are the gang- «tyle aiming of > former Chicago Police lieutenant and a lawyer, both pf whom were investigating Mint. They were slain Sept, 55 U. sepsrste ambushes. Padlocks Are FouM George Robinson, associate conn- Hl, dlsrlrvjed that committee agents seeking to serve subpenas on R lln? overlords in Ciiir.v and Ini Harbor. Ind., Tuesday fpund the gambling spots padlocked. The gsmblers had departed for parts unknown. Maygr Mnrtin Kcnnelly was to be among the first witnesses as the committee opened its hearings in the U.S. Courthouse. Others Invited; lo tell the committee wbat Iheyj BLYTHEVILLE; (ARK.V COURIER NEWS Courier Editor Is Speaker at Kiwanis Club A. A. Frcdrlckson, editor of the Courier News, was tuest ipeaker at the weekly meeting of the Blythe- vllle Klwanli Club In Hotel Noble yesterday noon. Mr. Fredrlckson spoke to (he Kl- wanlans on National Newspaper Week which 1s being observed this week. Following the Newspaper Week slogan "American Newspapers — Truth to a Free People," Mr. Fred- rlckson stated: "Newspapers can fight.-to keep people Informed on how lo remain free, and can battle to get the truth to them, but the people, must keep themselves free. A small jroup of men so Inclined can enslave a nation, hnt no small group can keep il (rep, Thats everyone's Joh. "If the people persist In thinking that someone or something owes them a living, owes them p*ak wages for minimum hours, owes them easy retirement that they neither planned nnr earned, owes them free birth, free health and probably a free tombstone—then newspaper on earth can save them from their own folly," Purlns the business session whid followed Mr. Fredrickson's address, the cl"b voted lo sponsor a final In the Nairnal Cotton Picking Contest parade Oct. 12. Miss "Fertility: Art or Obscene? t«nw ab;»l Chicago and its criminals are State's Attorney John S. Boyle, police Commissioner John and Jacob M. Arvey, chilrmr.rt of the Coolt County (Clii- c?^o) Democratic Central Committee. Witnesses under subpena Include lawyers, gamblers, gangsters, jjfcllticians. • Vlrilni« Htll Subpenaed Hollywood Continued from PM« • them blouse*." Nicky Hilton won't have to put on |reas* paint after nil. Don Taylor, who was dropped by MGM after playing (room lo Elliabelh Taylor In "Father of Ihe Bride," will be Us' celluloid one-and-only once mnre in "Father's Wttle Dividend." He »«ys: "The sequel gives me more lo do —and the script l< wonderful." Hsn of tin tiniest -me Tallyho now serves Moscow Mule« under the guUe of Mule Mlckeys. The Henry Fonda-Susan Blanchard marriage will be «n eny-dsy- now event. . . . Now It's Margaret O'Brien who's taking rhumbs lessons at Arthur Murray'*. . . . Olenn Ford wants to do a prlzefljht yarn, "Farewell to Glory." .,. Benny Rubin li a hit wllh a midnight TV show In New York. EDSON Continued from page I litlon of the orianlzatlon that the board's order requiring It to register be denied. "•* Again assuming that all the legal machinery is set up and thai a lent eaM U ready and waiting by Oet. 23. this means that Ihe first showdown . esn't possibly eome b«f«r» «ven then, the finding of the Court, of Appeals on the first test case may be appealed lo Ihe US Supreme Court, Either the government or Ihe so-called Communist organisation In Ihe firjt test caie li sure to appeal this first decision. And taking Into account Hie usual delavi In handllni Supreme Court cases, It may be well along In 18M or 19B3 before anybody will have the slightest Idea a> to whether Ihe McCarran bill—otherwise known >s the "Subversive Activities Control Act of l»so"—is constitutional or not, Annual K«e»ri Requfrwl lliere l.t another deadline provided tn the bill which will provide a further showdown. ThM Is the requirement that Feb. I of every year after registration, each organisation must report anew on Itii member, ship and finances. This may start a new daisy chain of litigation, Assuming that the courts do uphold Ihe Subversive Activities Control Bosrri In requlr- ing registration of an organization, the department of Justice must then start criminal proceedings. For every violation, fines of S2000 to 1501)0 are assessable as well as Imprisonment of from two to five years. Long cgmi cases anr appeals are sure to follow. No one has any Idea of how many PAGE THIRTEEN criminal suits may be filed under this law, If It is held to b* conttl. tutlonal. No one knows how much " 's going lo cost the department o» Justice to trv lo enforce this Inw. Congress failed to appropriate nny money for its administration and enforcement. The present plnn is to put lh» bit* on the Prejldanf, emergency funds lo get Hie thing started. No one ever knowi In how these laws are going to work out, The oil Voorhls Act of 1940. lo require registration of »ny orfant- «ation sul>j»ct tq foreign control, never accomplished what U win Intended lo do. And It look ntn« years to get a good conviction of the lop Communist leaders under th« Smith Act of Ihe same vintage. MELLOW AS MOONLIGHT A renlly rich, Msbt Straight Kentucky liourbon with lint otd-lasliioneci flavor I Naturally good — nilurally aged. All whdky — Slraiuhl whisky — Kentucky wluskyl Try II loilay. None finei at any price. TH5 (Iff MO V/GO« Of THf CHAIN" HIS;." "if IS < 1UH din .. .11 rlDI . MlttH t, tn, I W ll\, IlsnillH SANTA FE, N,M.; Oct. S. f,D ^ This city of endless art controversies had a new one on its hands to- dsv—"Miss Fertility." I Hlchl now. "Miss Fertility." 35 1)3S relief sculptured panel, Is hidden under a sheet'of canvas pending a decision on the question: . Is she renlly art or Is the hro 0( i- and | ing figure Just a reprcsentntlon of | a nude woman In a position too' suggestive for public display in the! Virginia Hill.' former girl friend ' new state cnpitol addition? of Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, mur-1 A "d who's goins to decide? dered Los Angeles gangster, also a ° v - Thrmos J. Mabry checked the question right back to Wllliard Kruger, head ' h«a neeo subpenaed. She is reported in seclusion at Bar Harbor, Me., for the birth of a child and may net appear. K?f:tuver has Indicated that the committee will give more thnn passing attentlcn to the slaying of William Drury, former Chicago police lieutenant. .-• Drury, Nemesis of gangster for years/was shot to death as he parked his automobile In a garage behind his north side home. No witnesses to the killing have been found. Barber Wins Haircuts SPALDING. Eng.. Oct. S. <iV>— The s prlz« in « local battle of Britain anniversary- -competition was free haircuts (or three months. The winner: \V. J. Thompson—a barber. of the architectural firm which designed the addition. | Kruger said he wasn't certain "Miss Fertility" is nrl. He said ne will follow Governor Mabry'.i sur-- gcstlon and ask a panel of Santa Fe nrlists to determine the miestlon— "If It han be determined." The controversy developed afler the Rev. Robert j. Brown. Baptist unslor and president of the Santa Fe Ministerial Alliance, protested the work was not suitable for dts- pln.v on a public building. The sculptor, young, bearded William Lonstley, meanwhile, has not made up his mind whether to "get sore about the whole thing or not" Srinla Fe. long a haven for artists and writers, has been the scene of numerous bailies over the w-it- art-or-is-il-something-clse question. 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