The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 5, 1954 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 5, 1954
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MONDAY, APRIL 5,1954 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Mitchell Asks Roosevelt, Condon To Withdraw from California Race WASHINGTON (AP) — Chairman Stephen A. Mitchell has suggested the national Democratic pa-rty would best be served if two California candidates — James Roosevelt and Rep. Robert L. Condon — get out of the congressional race. LITTLE LIZ— Roosevelt, who has denied charges of adultery, said early today: "I am not going: to withdraw from the race." Condon, who has protested being described as a security risk, said in a statement he strongly resents Mitchell's view. The national chairman wrote Paul Ziffren of Los Angeles, California Democratic national committeeman, that the party is not supporting either Corjdon or Roosevelt, eldest son of the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt. After Mitchell's letter to Ziffren was made available last night to a reporter here, Mitchell said in Chicago he had written it but would not release it. He said that while "there was no canvass of all the members of the (Democratic National) committee," the 'letter represented "my own opinions as to what the national committees' action would be." May Withhold Support "Innocence or guilt should not be the burden of the Democratic party," Mitchell wrote. He said the two men had the right to seek election to Congress and the voters the right to elect them, but that the national committee also has the right to decide how to use funds available for helping candidates "and in these cases we will exercise our right to withhold support." Ziffren said in Los Angeles he would ask the California State Central Committee to meet this week to consider Mitchell's action. Mitchell in his letter emphasized he was not expressing an opinion of the charges against either can- didate, but indicated he objected to the idea that "our primary may be used for personal vindication." Roosevelt's wife Romelle is suing him for separate maintenance. She charged him with adultery in three instances and introduced in the court proceedings a letter in which he admitted adultery with nine women. He has repudiated the letter, saying he signed it to keep a family dispute secret at a critical time during the war, when he was going overseas. Roosevelt, at one point said he was releasing friends and supporters but he has remained actively in the race. In this connection, Mitchell wrote that the courts, not elections, are the proper forum for deciding "private litigation relating to a man's domestic affairs." "I believe most Democrats would feel that the candidate would serve his party best by standing aside from election contests until personal problems are disposed of in the proper place," he added. But Roosevelt's campaign manager, Ed Lyfceck, said in Los Angeles last night he talked at length with the candidate and "our sole purpose is to allow the voters of the district to decide." Condon was barred by the Atomic Energy Commission from a test at the Nevada proving grounds last May 7. Saying that "stale political charges" were being revived against him, the first-term representative obtained a hearing before the Senate-House Atomic Energy Committee. He denied under oath that he or any member of his family was a Communist and said he had not inquired into the political beliefs of his former California law partners. Mitchell said in his letter the congressional committee had made no decision and the AEC had not lifted the ban, and therefore he added: Condon "carries the handicap of restraint . . from which other members of Congress are free. The charges on which these restraints are based must be considered as serious and continuing "Until they are resolved, I shall not propose any action by the national committee that might be considered an endorsement of Mr. Condon's fitness." Mitchell said his letter was written in response to the California party official's request for "our advice and financial assistance." Condon said in his statement, "It is unfortunate that Mitchell seeks this opportunity to align himself with the most reactionary Republican elements in my district." He said he -had consistently supported the party program in Congress—"I have helped our party. I have never used my party and never will." Reds Question Japanese TOKYO (ffl — Twelve Japanese fishermen said today their Russian captors had questioned them for 13 days about American forces stationed on the northernmost Japanese main island of Hokkaido. They were released last night. The crews of two fishing boats were captured by Soviet patrol ships March 23 off Russian-occupied Kunashiri Island. Their boats were given back to them when they were freed. Paid in Full, After 22 Years SHATTUCK, Okla. UP) — Twenty- two years ago a man promised Walter E. Brown, ''If I ever get the money I will send it to you." The man owed Brown $75 for gasoline and automobile repair bills. Brown received a letter last week from the man. It contained $75. He didn't recall his name or how much was owed. r-*^ <y 1 I _|L_ ^ __ . . If the old movies on TV get much worse, it's going to dnve we kids bock to their homework. Truman Hopes H-Bomb Will Bring Peace ST. LOUIS (/P>—Former President Truman says he hopes the hydrogen bomb will be a contribution to peace but he "knows too much about the bomb to talk about it." Truman, at a brief press conference last night after a testimonial dinner honoring Rabbi Samuel Thurman of St. Louis, said: -We made every possible effort to get disarmament and the outlawing of lethal weapons for peace. The" Russians always refused and we met over 250 times. "If the hydrogen bomb can bring about peace, it is one of the greatest things in the world and worth all we've spent for it." The former President, in a speech at the dinner, stressed the importance of organizing the "moral, God-fearing forces" to bring about peace and freedom in the world. About 1,000 persons attended the dinner, honoring Rabbi Thurman 'or 40 years service to his congregation. Arturo Toscanini Retires As Conductor of NBC Symphony YORK I-B — Arturo Tax- csnini, whose name means the finest in music to millions, has retired as conductor of the NBC Symphony Orchestra. The 87-year-old maestro left his post quietly and without making a spec in I occasion of his last concert, an all-Wanner program in Carnegie Hall yesterday. NBC said he planned to leave the Uniteci States in May or June for a visit to his native Italy. It w:is understood he has at present made no commitments for ftny future concerts anywhere. Official word of his retirement was withheld until after the final concert. NBC said this was done at the veteran conductor's request to avoid a sentimental demonstration by the audience or orchestra, formed 17 years ago especially for his ujse. Without turning 1 to the audience or a nod to anyone. Toscanini left the podium as soon as the last note of the concert's final number died. He shut himself in his green room in Carnegie Hall and refused to return to the stage despite lengthy cheering and applause by the audience. NBC said he did net come out because he was too moved and i even canceled a dinner party because of the emotional strain of he occasion. David Sarnoff. chairman of the board of RCA and NBC, released -.he letter in which Toscanini told him "the sad time has come when I must reluctantly lay aside ny baton and say poodby to my orchestra." The NBC orchestra will continue •layingr under other conductors •hrbugn the spring. Plans after ,hnt are still to be announced. R£ADY, AIM, FIRE!—A member of the "Young Pioneers," the Communist youth organization in East Berlin, fires an arrow at a target caricature of Konrad Adenauer, West German chancellor. The target area is marked where- Adenauer's heart should be. WHITE SHOULDERS The Perfect Fragrance • For Your Easter Parade! The Gift Shop ON MAIN OLDEST NATIONAL GUARD UNIT/ THE u N/rriONAL GUARD" OF MASS. STARTED IN 1636 AS THE MIDDLESEX R66MAENT. IT FOUGHT IN THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WARS, AND FACED THE REDCOATS AT LEXINGTON AND CONCORD- WHEN GUARDSMEN FOUGHT GUARDSMEN/ GREAT GUARDSMAN THE MOST DECORATED SOLDIER OF WORLD WAR 1 IS A MEMBER OF THE TEXAS NATIONAL GUARD. IN THE CIVIL WAR, AT FRONT ROYAL, IN 1862 TWO GUARD RESIDENTS FACED EACH OTHER IN BATTLE, THE FIRST INFANTRY CCONFEDERATE) AND THE FIRST INFANTRY CFEDERAL) BOTH FROM MARYLAND. 14 MEDALS OF HONOR fFOURTEEN NATIONAL GUARDSMEN WERE AWARDED THE NATIONS HIGHEST HONOR IN WORLD WARE/ YOUR LOCAL GUARD UNIT 15 COMPANY 'M' 153rd INF. 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