The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 22, 1950 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 22, 1950
Page 14
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FOURTEEN HbVTHKVll.LK (AKK.) UUUK1JUK iii, J.»oO Tucker Demands Oust of Lawyers Action Sought As Result of Auto Mail Fraud Cose CHICAGO, March &• (/T)—Preston T. Tucker, president or the de- tunct Tucker Corporation, has demanded that Attorney General J. Howard McGrath dismiss three federal attorneys who prosecuted the mall fraud case against him. At the same time, Tucker filed * •ult In superior court against the government attorneys and five other persons for $1,000.000 damages, charging malicious prosecution. Based on Fr*v)ou« Trial The suit Is based on the government's recent unsuccessful attempt to convict Tucker and seven associates on charges of violating the mall fraud statute and the securities act. The government charges stemmed from the collapse of Tucker's $28.000,000 project to mass produce a new type oi rear engine automobile. Tucker, In a letter to McGrath, demanded the ouster of U.S. Attorney Otto Kcrner, Jr.. of Chicago, and his two assistants, Lawrence J. Miller and Robert J. Downing. Miller, speaking in behalf of Kcrner who is In Florida, said Tucker's suit Is "utterly absurd." Others Named Others named In the damage suit included Harry A. McDonald, a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission; Thomas B. Hart, SEC regional officer: 'William G. Kelly, SEC regional attorney, and .James E. Murnane, SEC ac- countant.The eighth defendant named was Luis Kutner, an attor- iiey. who represents > group of creditors of the bankrupt Tucker Corporation. The suit said that Kerner had declared privately he was out to convict Tucker and his associates In the fraud case "by hook or crook," and that he (Kerner) would be the next governor of Illinois. : : Tucker at present Is being questioned in connection with the reorganization of his company under the bankruptcy act. Scientist Doubts Hydrogen 66mb Can Be Built PASADENA, Calf., March 22. VP) —Dr. Robert A. Millikan, Nobel Prize winning scientist, says he Is not at all certain that man can make a hjdrogen bomb. He Is 'frankly skeptical' that any man-made device -w!U ever split the earth-asunder. But it is true, he says, "that we and -our •'< possible _ adversary now posses the' Instruments to destroy each other." . : Millikan Is 82 today. In an.Inter- view commemorating the occasion, the man . who first- Isolated and measured the electron and opened the f&y for present day atomic research observed: "With »11 the talk about the hydrogen bomb,. I'm not yet convinced that it's at all certain we can build such a bomb. Of course, If It were possible to make the hydrogen in all the seas combine at. once Into helium, we probably could explode the whole earch and transform it into nebula. "However, I'm still skeptical. T think it would take a warmer lady than mother earth to make such a horror possible." LIGHTER MASK—This Is the new "M-9" gas mask, selected by the Army to replace the old World War II type mask. The M-9 Is lighter, more efficient and less hampering than any of its predecessors. The air-purifying canister is attached to the check/eliminating the need fur a bulky hose. LOYALTY Continued from Page one With PSA, Miss Bailey was R training officer in the agency's employment service. Justice )Hssent» Justice Prettyman wrote the majority decision with Justice Proctor concurring. A vigorous dissent came from Justice Edeerton who declared: "Without trial by jury, without evidence and without even being allowed to confront her accusers or to- know their identity, a citizen of the United Slates has been found disloyal to the government of the United States." The loyalty hoard said the char- 1 ges against her were': "That you are and have been n member of the Communist Party or the Communist political association; that you attended meetings of the Communist Party and have associated on numerous occasions with knpwn Communist, Party members." Charges Were Denied Miss Bailey denied. the charges except having attended a Communist meeting. She said she had attended a Communist gathering while doing graduate work at Bryn Mawr College and studying political systems. Part of the course, she said, required a study of the Republican. Democratic, Socialist and Communist Party platforms in 1032 and she attended meetings of all-four parties. Attorneys for Miss Bailey said the ase will be appealed to the RU- •cme courL Baptists Plan Leadership Conference Baptist Churches of Northeast Arkansas are to IK represented tomorrow nt a leadership conference at the First Baptist Church In Jonesboro. The conference will convene at 10 a.m. and will close after the evening session. The Rev. E. C. IJrown, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Blytheville, will speak at the evening session on the subject of "Baptists' past. Present and Future." The Rev. Mr. Brown said today the conference tomorrow would place emphasis on evangelism, Baptist doctrine, stewardship, and the cooperative program. State leaders. as well as leaders from this area are to be included on the program. The nev. Russell Clubb of West ^femphls, Dr. R. L. Bridges, secretary of the Arkansas Baptist executive board; r>r. Otto Whlttlng- ton, and Dr. K. o. N. White of Little Rock are to be. featured speakers during the morning. A panel on Baptist work In Arkansas will be conducted In the afternoon, ^^mmett Cross from the Brinkley's Chnpel Church, will be the only Mississippi county man on the panel. Dr. J. f). Dillnrd of Nashville, Tenn., assistant promotional director of (he Southern Baptist Convention, will explain the cooperative program, following the nev. Mr. Brown's address. HOUSING Continued from Page 1 y der to obtain it. Xo Aid Required "The bill will enable many citizens of moderate income to acquire homes through their own combined efforts, without government subsidy," Mr. Truman went on lo say that middle income families—those with incomes of $2,800 to $-1,400 a year- are "the backbone of the country" but that they can't afford to buy or ren t sultabl e homes at pras en t prices. He said the co-op housing plan would help meet their needs. Obituaries Rites Conducted For John Hicks Services for John Hicks, 79, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Huffman Baptist, Church Mr. Hicks died at 1 am. today at Blytheville Hospital, where he had been a patient for the past two days. Ite had bcc-n ill about n month. He was born in Camden, Tenn.. but had ii|ade his home In the Huffman Community,, where he was engaged In farming. • Survivors Include his wife, Mrs. Willie Hicks; three sons, Jodie, Tom and Jeff Hicks, all of Huffman; three daughters, Mrs. Ella Nolan, Mrs. Sally Nolan, both of Huffman, and Mrs. Stella Hatten of Switton, Mo.; and a brother, Joe Hicks of Camden. Burial will be In Mount Zion Cemetery, near Cooter. Mo,, under the direction of Cobb Funeral Home. Senate and House Split on EGA Fund WASHINGTON, March 22. (ff>>— The House and the Senate were apart by one billion dollars cash today in their plans for European aid spending nest year. Foreign committees of both chambers yesterday approved bills providing for $3,100,000,000 of Marshall Plan economic help In the 12 months beginning July 1, 1950. But the House bill directs that tl.000,000.000 be in the form of surplus U.S. farm products whereas the Senate WH calls for all cash. Efforts to compromise that difference are almost certain to lead to some sharp clashes—and some reduction in cash—when and if the two chambers pass the bills as approved in committee. Dhrysler Peace^ s Little Nearer DETROIT, March 22. W>—The hrysler strike, now In its ninth eek, was reported only slightly earer settlement today after the rst major peace moves since the alkout. The company and the CIO Un- ed Allto Workers swapped settle- ent proposals in an action-packed argaining session last night. Both sides, it was learned, gave little ground on the pension ispute and other matters. But ources close to the negotiators idicatcd they would have to give onslderably more ground to send le 89,000 strikers and 50,000 other died workers back to their jobs. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. March 22. (ffT—CUSDA)—Hogs 9500: fairly active, strong to mostly .25 higher than average Tuesday; bulk good and choice 180-240 Ibs 16.5016.75; top 16.15; few early down to 15.35; 250-210 Ibs 16.00-15.25; few to 16.50; odd lots 280-300 Ibs 15.5016.00; HO-no Ibs 13.50-15.75; mcd- •-ium and good 100-130 Ibs 9.5013.00; good and choice 400 lb: down H.25-14.75; heavier sows 13.25-14.00; stags 8.50-11.00. Cattle 2000; calves 700; opening trade active and strong to slightlj higher on steers, heifers and cows bulls steady but weak undertone venters unchanged; one small lo yearling steers 28.50; medium am Rood heifers and mixed yearling. 23.50-26.00; common and medium 20.00-23.00; good COW'S 19.00-21.00 common and medium cows 17.50 19.00; canners and cutters 14.00 17.00. Hearing Aid Users Now, you can get fresh, prc-leslcd BaUcrics for Uny Kind of Hearing Aid al KIRBY Red Cross Drive Total Now $7,856 Contributions to the Chlckasaw- ba District Chapter of the American Red Crrjss today reacted S1.- 8M.30, according to B. O. West, campaign chairman. Only scatterel report.^ had been received since the last report, however. Included was. $21950 from Ward Three, where Mrs. J. E. Beasley Is in charge of solicitation; Ml from the Dogwooil Ridge Community; an additional $20 for initial gilts, and S3 from the Negro division. Concrete Culvert Tile Sizes >p to S6 in. Corrugated Metal Culverts Situ ap tn 84 in. Aufam.-iiir Flood Ga(e» Concrete Seplic Tanks Met at Septic Tanks 1 Sewer Tile Bts'. Prices Wt Oeliier A. H. WEBB . Hltb«r»j 61 »t Stalt Un* Phone 714 It's got a grander taste tjian you have any idea of! $135 J. 1/2 PT. And why wouldn't it be something pretty extra special? It's the personal recipe o( us Wilkens —and our family started up distilling way back in the 1880's. BLENDED WHISKEY 86 PROOF. 70% GRAItl NEUTRAL SPIBIIS. IHE WILKtti FfWllY CO..LAWRENCEBURG, IHD. Rioters Colored Blue ROME, March 22. MV-Rome p*lice broke up strike crowds here today with n new trick—fire hoses squirting colored water. Previously regular fire hydrant water had been used. But today special blue-colored water was brought along. Besides beating back crowds, it leaves stains on clothing so demonstrators can be identified for arrest by police. Missouri Police Fly to Arkansas To Check Rape-Murder Suspects COLUMBIA, Mo., March 22. (AP) —Three officers left Columbia In a highway patrol plane for Van Buren, Ark., today to question a possible suspect ' in last Saturday night's brutal flaying ot Janet Chrlstman, 13-year-old baby sitter, as other officers here .stepped efforts to Identify and apprehend the slayer. Prosecuting Attorney Carl F. Snpp. who said the cooperation of Columbia citizens lind been splendid, moved today to obtain further aid ns he outlined in newspaper advertisements a plan by which Informants may submit cluw* secretly by sending them to a post- office box—a plan similar to that used by the Jackson County grand Jury in its recent murder investigations. Patrol fleet Vomlerrct Local officers also had under consideration a proposal by a local laxlcab company to make available a fleet of 30 radlo-emiipped cabs (or patrol or road block service. In an emergency, and were offered additional nid by the city council action approving appointment of emergency police officers for n 30- day period. The council already had approved addition of five patrolmen and a new patrol car to the regular police force. • A $1.000 reward offered yesterday for the arrest and conviction of the slayer hml passed $1650 today and was expected to reach $2,000 by nightfall. The local officers were to land at Fort Smith' and drive to nearby Van Buren. In the party were Chief of Police E. M. Pond. Sgt. Harry II Wells of the highway patrol »nd Jack Beasley, deputy sheriff of Boone County. Information V&cue Information about the Arkansas suspect was vague here. Officers were informed that he was one of two held for auto theft investlga-1 T ~ 1 ' lion, nnd that he carried a clipping ™ from a newspaper telling about the murder here, and said he was Interested In !t. Sapp said that no promising suspect Is l>elng held here and that FBI Trailed Spy Suspects, Senator Soys information has yet been by highway patrol lab- no helpful developed oratory tests. He said reports that Gregory Romack, three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Romack, rind been able to give helpful Information simply aren't true. The child, with whom Miss Chrlstman was staying while his parents were away from home Saturday night. \vns sound asleep when his parents returned to find the baby sitter slum. WASHINGTON, March 22. M>>— Senator McCarthy (R-Wls) was reported today to have told Senate jnters he believes the four Soviet spy suspects to contacts with an American lie accuses of heading an espionage ring. , . McCarthy's reported testimony came in a closed door session of a Senate foreign relations subcommittee. Democrats said he had thus for Judge J. P. Coleman to sentence Turner to life imprisonment. The state had asked the death penally—rare punishment In Mississippi for a white man convicted of murdering a Negro. The Jury deliberated almost four was no demonstration by Life Term Given In Negro Slaying KOSCIUSKO, Miss., March 22. (..}>.—A 38-year-old white man was sentenced lo life Imprisonment last night In the massacre of three Negro children. i Leon Turner, a former cotivlct, j was convicted of the murder of j four-year-old Ruby Nell Harris Jan. I 8. The jury of 12 white meni j eight of them farmers, was unable to agree on punishment. Under j Mississippi law, it was mandatory] hours. There the aiiriicnce of about 800 whites and negroes when the verdict was read. Congressman Seeks New Spending Cut ^WASHINGTON, March X. (jj_ A new cut of from two to thre* billion dollars In an omnibus «29000,000,000 appropriation bill W u proposed today by Rep. Taber of New York. Top .Republican of the Houu Appropriation Committee, Taber called upon all members ol congress who "want to support a balanced budget" to Join him in chopping down the bill's total. far primary The Wisconsin senator was 'saiu to have agreed there that his at cusatlons that the State Depart, ment Is harboring Communlst-i largely will stand or fall on this case. The individual Involved was identified by McCarthy as an affiliate of the State Department. He furnished the name of a man to the sub-committee at yesterday's closed session. Administration. lieutenants said President Truman may decide shortly how far the committee shall be, permitted to go in delving Into FBI files. Blytheville FLOWER MART Offering Complete',Floristic Service Wedding, Party & Funeral Flowers Memphis Highway Phone <OK <*' The Finest White Shirts In The Easter Parade! 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