JT3WB BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE Oppenheimer Faces A Lonely Life If AEC Decides Against Him By JAMES MARLOW . WASHINGTON (AP) - The life of Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, the atomic scientist, will be marked and lonely if the Atomic Energy Commission decides his government can no longer trust him with secrets. But even a decision to trust him , North Carolina and formerly sec- won't guarantee him peace, for at retary of the Army; Dr. Ward V. least one congressional committee Evans, professor of chemistry at may investigate his case again. The 50-year-old Oppenheimer directed the original A-bomb development. The AEC said yesterday it will rule this month whether he may be trusted with secrets in the future. This is his unfolding story: Oppenheimer directed the A- bomb from 1842 until the war ended in 1945. From 1947 he has been Loyola University. Chicago; and Thomas A. Morgan, former president of the Sperry Corp. Hearings began April 23. The board heard over half a million words of testimony from Oppenheimer and a parade of scientists and others who knew him and read 3,000 pages of information on the AEC files. The board's decision was made known June 1. The three members found Oppenheimer a loyal American and discreet but, by 2-1 vote, Gray and Morgan against Evans, decided he shouldn't be trusted with secrets. The hearings were made public last night. Oppenheimer's lawyers appealed to the full five-man AEC to review the findings of the board and reverse them. But if the AEC does decide he's no security risk, then the Senate- House Committee on Atomic En- him for — this was in 1949. — was j ergy, which checks on' the AEC, whether the United States should j has indicated it may investigate one of a group of scientists advising the AEC on atomic problems, with access to the most delicate secrets. He helped in writing this country's atomic disarmament plan, which Russia rejected. He had been adviser to the American delegation at the United Nations. Meanwhile, he has lived at Princeton, N.J., directinf the Institute for Advanced Study. One of the most important pieces of advice the government asked IN NEW JOB-0. K. Yui is Nationalist China's new premier, succeeding Gen. Chen Cheng. A former journalist, Yui started his government career BS secretary-general of Shanghai in 1930. go all-out in making the H-bomb. He was against the all-out idea, as were many other scientists and some members of the AEC itself. He favord a balancd program of A-bomb wapons. On Jan. 31, 1950, former President Truman ordered all-out work on the H-bomb. Investigated Before Oppenheimer was investigated by the government when Truman set up his program for checking on the loyalty of government employes. He continued to work on secret matters. the Oppenheimer case all over again. Church Dinner Becomes Ecumenical Event KINGS BEACH. Calif, (ffy— At a community dinner for the benefit of the Methodist church at Kings Beach on Lake Tahoe, the top prize, a handmade lace bedspread, was donated by Julius Gold, a Jew. It 'Was auctioned off by Joby _, . .. „ „ ^ Lewis, a member of the Greek Then on April 27, 19D3, President Orthodox Church. Eisenhower issued an order calling upon every department head to review every case in which there had been a full FBI field investigation, as there was in Oppenheimer's case. On July 7, 1953. four days after Eisenhower had made him chair- It was bought by the Rev. Jim Brennan, a Catholic priest. And the Methodist church benefited by $236. First professional race track in America was built in 1754, near man of the five-man AEC, Lewis j Wetumpka, Ala., and was owned L. Strauss ordered -a review of Oppenheimer to see whether he was a security risk. This was in keeping with the President's general order of April 27. Strauss had been a member of the AEC, but not chairman, in 1949 when Oppenheimer opposed the H- bomb. Strauss was one of those who favored going ahead with it. Early in December 1953, Strauss took to Eisenhower all the information the AEC had on Oppenheimer. The President ordered a "blank wall" to be placed between Oppenheimer and secret information. On Dec. 23, 1953, Strauss told Oppenheimer he could resign his advisory job with the AEC or ask for hearings. The only way Oppenheimer could clear his name was to ask for a hearing. He did. Named Special Board The AEC appointed a special I three-man board: Gordon Gray, j now president of the University of i by Charles Weatherford. Kidnaping Case Suspect F\ ' f* *f_i Denies Guilt PHOENIX, Ariz. W)—After keeping a closed lip since his apprehension last Thursday, Daniel J. Marsin was prepared to go to court today and testify he did not kidnap Evelyn Ann Smith, wife of a wealthy Phoenix industrialist, as charged. Without elaboration. Marsin told witnesses in the county jail last night, ;i l am not guilty of kidnap- ing." The 41-year-old Phoenix welder is accused of abducting Mrs. Smith last Wednesday and keeping her for approximately 29 hours in the Superstition Mountains, some 40 miles east of here. The victim was returned unharmed after a 375,000 ransom was paid. The money was recovered intact just a few yards from a ranch house where Marsin Was taken into custody. Circumstantial evidence has been piled up by the prosecution against Marsin, but the defendant's attorney, John J. Flynn. maintains the charges are full of loopholes. DYESS NEWS Mrs. J. E. JACOBS Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Prentice were visiting in Memphis Sunday. Mrs. Mamie Craig and Mr. Craig of California were visiting: her parents the past week. Mr. mui Mrs. Grant Collar of Payettoville arrived Tuesday for a visit with her parents, Mr. und Mrs, Ray D. Johnston. Dyess Woman's Society of Christian Service met Tuesday night with Mrs. J. S. Barnes. Participating were Mrs. P. B. Wood, Mrs. J. S. Barnes and Mrs. J. L. Jacobs. Mrs. Virgie Sanders and daughter, Deloris, of Tulsa. Okla,, spent ihe week end here in the home of her brother C. L. East, and family. Mr. and Mrs. W. O. House of Jonesboro spent Sunday as guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence East. Mr. and Mrs. Roy H. Jones and daughters, Kathy and Judy, came Friday from Henderson, Tenn., to visit her parents, Mr, and-Mrs. J. U Jacobs. They spent Saturday ut' Rivervale on a picnic. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Jacobs and Mr. and Mrs. • William Jacobs and son. Ronald Lynn, were included in the group. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Estes and children of Kankakoe, 111., and Mr. and Mrs. R. L. House and children of Greenville, S. ., are here visiting with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. East and relatives. The Rev. and Mrs. w. M. Rob- j bins were dinner guests Sundav of' l,.i!!'.',iit'ii ami Memphis were Mr. ami Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Junes Mr. and Mrs. \v. C Wilkos and enildren ol Memphis .-.prut Sunday afternoon in tin- home ol lu-r parents. Mr. nnd Mi-.. Tom Anderson. Misses lv:i 1*111 Puuline Williams o! week einl Diesis ol M. M. Williams. Mrs. C. L. lv>s! ol' Memphis spent Saturday n>!;h< here ;u home. Mrs. Louisa Sin-.-.li'i.m ol' Marked Tree spent Saturday niKlU, here \viih her sister, Mrs. \y. L. Jacobs nnd iaimly. Mr. and Mrs. Arch Turrennne of Fort Worth. 'tVx.. spent la.M. week here and in Lepaiuo viMtmi; relatives. George Anderson spent Saturday iiifAht in I.-epaiiio a.s i he juie.sl ol Kulon H ami lest on. Mr. and Mrs. Clarenee Nichols and children. Koben and Mellv.i spout the week end ut. Hughes. Ark., as guests o< their daughter. Airs. Micky McArihur and lanuly. Mr. and Mrs. s, O. Davis mid sou and Mrs. Dolly Davis spent Sunday in the house ol Mr. 'and Airs. Odis Hur. Mr. ;\no Mrs. K!rdidi>e Ford and sons. Larry and Ronnie of Wilson spent Sunday alternoon hen.- with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Warner Mr, ami Mrs. Newman Williams of Hughes, Ark., spent Sunday nu-.ht in Uyess with relatives. The Rev. and Mrs. W. W. Peterson of Dyess and Miss Nina .lean Peterson of Klytheville attended tlie \veddinis Saturday of i,t. Sherman Peterson and Miss Jacqueline Floyd at Charlesion, Ark. They also visited in the R, E, Davis home in Blytheville Wednesday. Sales of Farm Products Down WASHINGTON (/!v-The Apiculture Department reported today that, farmers received approximately $l(),:i(.K).(KK).()(K) from sale of farm products during the iirst five months of this year. This was 4 per cent less than they received in the corresponding period last year. Get Mild, Good-tasting Relief With CLOSING OUT SALE All GE Refrigerators, Washing Machines, Electric Stoves, etc. THE CHANCE OF A LIFETIME! 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