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April 8, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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TWO BLTTHEmLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS GOP House Leaders Fighting Uphill Battle on Wiretapping By B. B. LIVINGSTONE WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican House leaders waged what looked like a losing bat- tit today to save the administration version of a bill to legalize use of evidence obtained by wirttapping in cases involving national security. As th* House entered the second day of furious debate on the mea- •ure, some GOP quarters privately conceded defeat on a showdown vote later in the day over giving the attorney general authority to order wires tapped in national security cases. Most Democrats and some Republicans favor a proposal that would require a court order .before wiretapping could be carried out. However, passage of some form of wiretapping legislation appeared assured. The only important dispute centered on the form it should take. Both versions under consideration would restrict wiretapping to espionage, treason, sedition and seditions conspiracy cases. Tfen administration-backed version would give the attorney general authority to order wiretapping by FBI and military intelligence agents in specified cases. A substitute proposal, authored by Rep. Willis (D-La>. would require the attorney general to get a court order in advance of any official eavesdropping. ' Brownell has opposed inclusion of the court, order requirement as a time-consuming handicap on FBI agents. Foes of unchecked wiretapping powers denounced the administration bill as "the first step toward making this country a police state," and an invitation to political chicancery. Rep. Dodd (D-Conn) declared, "It reposes in one man a police power that the people of the United States have repeatedly refused to grant," Rep. Keating (R-NY), author of the administration bill, told the House a provision in the bill permitting use of old wiretap information "may very well permit the conviction" of former government girl Judith Coplon and others against whom the government has not been able to use such evidence." Solon Offers Cattle for Sables WASHINGTON UP) — A Democratic congressman from North Carolina has offered to iwap Russia a young pedigreed bull and four pedigreed heifers from his farm for enough sable skins to make five fur capes. Rep. Thurmond Chatham made the swap proposal in a letter to Soviet Ambassador Georgi N. Za- rubin. "I have continually said that international trade is one avenue toward international peace," he wrote- Read Courier News Classified Ads Free Enterprise 1$ Topic of Talk Bob Farrell of Little Rock, a representative of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., spoke to members of the Blytheville Kiwanis Club yesterday on free enterprise. Mr. Farrell used as his topic 'This Is Our Problem." in which he Showed the advantages of the American way of life over communism and socialism. Mr. Parcel! was introduced by V. E. Warr, manager of Southwestern Bell here. Guests at yesterday's meeting included Circuit Judge Charles Light and Gordon Saylor of Paragould, Bob Kendrick and Al Emerson, Osceola Kiwanians, and Key Club members Roger Sudbury and Jack Jackson. HONORED — M>*. Norman Kennett and Roy E. Dawson have been named Woman of the Year and Man of the Year by the Leachvilie Chamber of Commerce. Nominations in the competition were submitted by civic clubs and the winners were announced at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon last week. Simington Case Appeal Canceled TEXABKANA, Ark. WB — Embezzlement and forgery convictions against Mrs. Opal Simington in the $185,000 shonage at the Bank of Dierks will not be appealed. Attorneys Boyd Tackett and Ben Shaver said yesterday they had withdrawn plans to appeal the federal jury convictions. Mrs. Simington, former assistant cashier at the bank, was sentenced to two prison terms of three years each. The terms are to run concurrently. Veteran's Job Rights Upheld LITTLE ROCK UH — Atty. Gen. Tom Gentry said yesterday that the state owes a job to a State Alcoholic Beverage Control Board investigator who left his position for military service. In reply to a request by Rep. Joel Ledbetter of Pulaski County, who did not identify the veteran by name. Gentry wrote: If the "veteran left a permanent job with the state of Arkansas to enter the military service, it is my opinion that the state of Arkansas is obligated to re-employ him, either in the position he held at the time of his induction into service, or one of like seniority, status and pay." ABC Director Eli W. Collins said the veteran is Jim Welch of Little Rock. 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