WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 1050 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THRKl DP Issue Denounced as 'Confused' Fraud Charges ' Are Not Question, Senator Says By John Chadwkk WASHINGTON, March 1. (A 1 }— EKiators backing a- bill to allow ^Kitional thousands of homeless Europeans to enter tb» United ' States said today that charges of fraud and other irregularities in the displaced persons program are en attempt to confuse the issue. "I am very strong for strict con- structiw and proper administra- '-tion of the law," said Senator ' Ferguson (H-Mich). "but that is 'mt the question before the Senate." He 'old : reporter the 'remedial? nrctlem js "to get the best |>o-n'.ble bill" to lilifrallze the !D48 Displaced Pern-ns Act and the.i tc see that H if enforced. "To Confuse the Issue" Taking a like view, Senator Kilgore (D-W Va) said that the "welter of unsubstantiated and frequently foolish charges" about administration of the program are an attempt "to confuse the issue'; of enactment of "a decent ana workable" DP law. Chairman McCarran (D-Nevl of the Senate Judiciary Committee opened debate yesterday on proposed changes in the law by renewing charges of wholesale fraud in the program and inadequate screening of potential subversives. He said°that Soviet agents rcport- cdlv" have slipped into the United States in the guise of war refugees, and be accused the displaced persons commission of limiting army investigation of refugees. (.The committee has recommcnd- rfCa bill to extend the DP program for a year beyond June 30 and increase the number of refugees eliaible for admission to the umte< States from 205.000 to 320,000. Bu it would retain and tighten some other .restrictions. Sponsoring a Substitute Kilsore and Ferguson are among 18 Republican and Democratic senators sponsoring a substitute measure that would make more liberal changes in the law. The substitute, which provides for entry into the U S. oi 339.000 DP's, Is in line with recommendations of President Truman and basically like a bill passed by the House last June. Kilgore said he was hopeful of reaching a vote by Friday. A Senator unwilling to be quoted ' by name said the displaced persons commissioners plan to demand an open hearing on McCarrow's charges once the Senate acts on the DP legislation. FOR ASCENT WITHOUT A SCENT—Two air freight agents spray a deodorizing chemical on one of 20 Angora goats before their Bight from New York to Poona, India. The goats, from a Sonora, Tex., farm, needed the deodorizing to insure their social position with the cargo plane's crew. The agents are Vcra Mammarella of Flushing, holding a tight grip on the Angora, and Mary Glynn of Bayside, operating the sprayer. Oklahoma City's Leopard Dies After 3-Day Fling at Freedom Kiigore told the Senate that the commissioners have "never been given an opportunity to be heard in public." 6-lcCiirrau, however, said the doors Afd been open for the commissioners to reply to the charges at all tiroes. • V : .t . v.-i: . ..•'. l One of the ~mau) changes that both the 'committee bill and the substitute would make in the present law is to advance from Dec. 22, OKLAHOMA CITY, March 1. W) «• —Oklahoma City's meandering leopard died yesterday after a three- day fling at freedom. The crafty creature escaped from his prison pit at the Lincoln Park Zoo Saturday. His leap from the 18-foot deep pit, as a group,of children looked on, set off a wave of excitement which had a nation grasping for news on the hunt which followed for the jungle-killer. The 175-pound cat, 'fresh from India's jungles, came sneaking home after midnight yesterday like a runaway boy—hungry. It was apparent hunger which indirectly took the life of the Leopard after Gl hours of carousing through northeastern Oklahoma County's brushland and gulleys. Two solid helpings of horsemeatH- the usual diet—placed strategically on a fence surrounding the pit came as a tempting lure to the crafty creature. He gobbled greedily, slipped back into the nearby pit. He .was discov- 19-!5 Jan. 1, 1949, the date by which refugees have entered Germany, Austria or Italy to qualify as DP's. McCnrrah argued against this change, contending the present- cutoff date distinguishes bctvr.cn war displaced persons and those who have "voluntarily displaced themselves" since the end of the war in Europe. ered in a groggy condition' by fhree zoo attendants. The prize morsels of meat were loaded with a strong drug—chlora hydrate—enough to keep the beast in a semi-sleepy condition throughout the day. Fifteen hours later the leopard was found stretched lifeless in his cage even though a stimulant to overcome the drug's reaction had been administered periodically by veterinarian W. O. Bowerman. Bridge Out on High-way 14 JONESBORO, March 1. (JP)— Detours are necessary between Marked Tree and Harrisburg because oi a fire which destroyed a 200-wooden bridge over Big Bat Ditch, near Marked Tree, yesterday. The bridge is on state Highway 14. Origin of the fire wasn't determined. WARNING ORDER n the Chancery Court, Cliick.1 sawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. , H. R. and Willie Mae Aiken, Pltf. vs. No. 11.225 Ruben Dukes, Irma Lee nukes, R. T. James, Mary James, and M. Freeman, I>It. The defendants Ruben Dukes, Irma Lee Dukes are hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiffs, H. R. Aiken and Willie Mae Aiken. Dated this 21 day of February, Settlement Made In Slander Suit $100,000 Lawsuit Against Former Red Ended Out of Court NEW YORK, March 1. (AP) — Commerce Department Official William W. Remington has made 5100,000 slander suit against ex- out-of-court settlement of his ommunlst Elizabeth Bentley ant ivo other defendants. His attorney said yesterday thai :emington received a "substnntia urn." He declined to specify the igure. The New York Herald Tribune aid the amount was reported to be 10,000. Remington filed his suit aftei Viiss Bentley, a self-styled forme: py courier, failed to publicly with Iraw a charge that he belonged U he Communist Party. Ills suit also named the Natlona Broadcasting Company and th General Foods Corp., sponsored o television show on which Mis Bentley made the accusation Scp 12, 19«. She previously had made th charge before a Congressional coin mittee. Testimony before a Con gressional body Is not subject slander actions. Remington was suspended froi his Job in July, 1918, pending loyalty Investigation, and was re instated in February, 1949 by th federal loyalty review board whic cleared him of the charge. In his suit, Remington called ML Bentlcy's acusation "untrue, fats and defamatory." Reports of the settlement we confirmed by his attorney, Hlcha: Green. Ulter, Lawrence Spivak and Ma tha Rountree, co-owners and c producers of the show, "Meet tl Press," on which Miss Bentley mai her accusation, said the seltleme was handled by an insurance con pnny. They did not disclose the amoui Birth Certificate Procedure Explained "AGGRESSOR ARMY" TRAVELS LIGHT—Soldiers of the U, S. Army's specially-trained "Aggressor Army" show off a pneumatic tank, one of many such pieces of equipment used in maneuvers. The tank body is marked with the trlagon, characteristic marking (or "aggressor" vehicles. For ubout three years, the U. S. Army at Fort Riley, Kans., has trained "Aggressor" troops to act as "the enemy" in field maneuvers and exercises; Buses May Tour State Aiter New PSC Ruling LITTLE ROCK, March 1. (/T)— Arkansas bus companies may chnr- ter their vehicles for trips anywhere within the state. The Arkansas Public Service emission ruled so yesterday, modifying a previous regulation. The previous rule said all charter movements must originate within ten mites of the carrier's regular authorized route. from February, 19-19. Revenue Commissioner Dean Morley said the decline was caused by a change in time for. purchase of truck licenses. Until last year new licenses went on sale Jan. 1. Now they go on sale July 1. Harvey Morris, Clerk By Anita Sykej;, D. C. 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