Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 4, 1952 · Page 3
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 3

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 4, 1952
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Former Member Of Congress To Be Queried .Vincent Quinn Is Summoned Before Investigators "Washington - (/P) - House ta tcandal investigators today railed · former colleague for questioning. Former Rep. T. Vincent Quinn D-NY), who quit Congress to become district attorney of Queens County, New York City, was summoned before a Ways and Means Subcommittee. Quinn, the committee heard, was one of two attorneys who conferred with former Assistant Internal Revenue Commissioner Daniel A. Bolich in Washington shortly before Bolich stopped criminal fraud proceedings against Pattullo Modes, Inc., a New York dress firm. The case was settled on a civil basis in 1950 for about 510,000. However, it was reported last year ·fter the House committee began its" corruption inquiry, and the government is claiming an extra $200,000 in taxes. Bolich yesterday refused to answer committee questions about how he managed to spend twice as much as his government salary brought him while he was No. 2 man in the Revenue Bureau. He also refused to explain the source of thousands of dollars in gifts ·nd expensive favors, claiming it "was his constitutional privilege to remain silent on gvound:; that he jnight incriminate himself. "He also refused to talk about his tlose association with Henry W. (The Dutchman)) Gruncwalri, Washington mystery man with influence in high places. When Bolich f i n a l l y \vas excused. Chairman King ( D - C a l i f ) shsrply criticized him fr.r his refusal to answer questions because of possible SGlf-incriminnlion. "In my opinion, no jrovernmenl official, particularly with a por-i- , tirjp of trust, such as you have held, should fnrl it necessary 1o invoke this privilege." King said. Bentonville Miss Charlotte Fields, office secretary for the Bentonvillc Chamber of Commerce, has r?si»ned to- take a position with the Gulf OH Company in Tulsa. Miss Fields vill leave the latter part of April. The Chamber will accept written applications to fill the va-, cancy. Poolittlc's Cloaners hpre has been sold t o ^ M r . and Mrs. Bill Parks of Paris, Ark. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Doolittle had operated the cleaning establishment for the past six years. Mr. and Mrs. Parks, who have been in the cleaning business for 23 years, came here from Los Angeles. Mrs. Virgil English, R. N'., of Hot Springs, conducted a class of instruction for practical nurses at the Bates Memorial Hospital last week. Miss Mabel King, home demonstration agent, has announced there will be a pressure cooker gauge clinic in the hot lunch room of the Garfield school at 1:30 p.m. April 29. The purpose of the clinic Is to check pressure cooker gauges for accuracy. Indonesia's Chinese Businessmen Keep Firm Grip On Economy Despite Tides Of War, Revolution Sweeping Nation By BOB L. KKOON Semarang, Indonesia -()- Despite the tides of war . .id revolution that have swept over Indonesia, the position of ihe Chinese businessman remains firm. He is in control of this nation's billion- dollar retail trade and plays a Irrge role in the wholesale business. Through the heart of Semarang's Chinese section runs a hot, grubby ?lley called Petundjagen, Its main haracteristics are ageless, sagging Chinese homes and stores, bustling throngs of peddlers and (he smell of dried fish and tropical fruits. But it is called "Millionaire's Alley," and there is one in practically every town in Southeast Asia. Siong Kim Sie is .lust one of the merchants along Petundjagen. His family came to Semarang three generations ago from KuUien province. In his Tokio shop he sells a wide variety of small merchandise. The stock varies *rom Austrian-made lighters to American flashlights, from menthalated balm to aspirin, from a Japanese toothbrush to an article of clothing from Kong Kong. The stock is about '.he same as that of 10 years 3^0--before the Japanese invasion, the Indonesian revolution and the victory of the Communisls in Siong's homeland. Watches I o lit Its He has taken note of these developments. Indonesia has recognized the Peiping regime, so the star-spangled banner of Red China flutters over his front door. In his back room is an old picture of Chiang Kai-shek. He's making more money t h a n ever. Several times a waek a big li.nousine draws up in front of his' store, and well-dressed rcpre- sentativcs of big Chinese importing firms enter to talk business in a dingy back room office. On one occasion Siong bought $25,000 worth of Japanese-made nails. They weren't sold in his store. But he owns a number of trucks. He uses them to send the nails and similar articles to the interior where a shortage nf building materials exists. Bandits may hijack a truck^ now and then, b u t , it's all figured inlu the ori^e paid f by the purchaser. Although Siong is a wealthy man he doesn't look like one.' He has no car, no luxii:ious homo, j wears a colorless shirt river khaki army trousers and wraps his feet cheap coolie sandals. \ He has no bank account. Why? There's the trailer of the tax col- cctor. He knows t h a t steep taxes would cut deeply inln his profits. i* AftaHiti' Ortttttl Dtogftf.tKI Sftft BARGAIN BASEMENT ·Shop Our Basement For These and Many Other VALUES! Counsel Tells Of Refusal By McGralh To Open Accounts To Appointed investigator Washington -f/pj- Kcwbold Mor- j ris's chief counsel says a con- Terence he had v/ith Ally. Gen. J. Howard MuGrath nine days ajro 4cd !o the explosive exits of both his boss and McGrath from their jobs. Samuel Becker, who was to he chief prosecutor for corruption hunter _ Morris, pave his inside version of the conference after' McGrath fired Morris and President Truman announced Mo CJ r a t h's resignation yesterday. Becker quit today. His account was not confirmed elsewhere. "t went to see McGrath and Flying Stars And Bars No Navy Pastime Rome-f/Pj-Four II. S. destroyers i admitted today the damynnkees' rule the waves. And they won't fly the Confederate Stars and Bars any more. The four ships -- destroyers Hyman, Purdy, Beatty and Bristol --in 'Korea were known as the Dixie Division because their commanding officers all were from the South. When they sailed from told him we were ready to begin | Hong Konc en route home re-.._ , , _ . . , . . ... , ., . ccntly, the Bristol hoisted the Confederate flag. Quite a flap in Washington followed. "We made a mistake, violated Navy regulations and quite properly were called on it," the division commander, Capt. William -Groverman of Newport, R. 1., said here today. The four ships are now in Naples. Groverman and many crew members are sightseeing in Rome. Groverman blamed an over- ambitious public relations officer for the Bristol's hoisting of anything but the Stars and Stripes. "Navy regulations directly forbid flying any other flag except that of the United States," he explained. "We were wrong and a stop was put to it after that one time. WHEEEE!--A footsie form of teeter-totter is engaged in by two Korean youngsters, who take their play where they find it in bomb- shattered Seoul. The game is a traditional Korean New Year's pastime for children, but they find it fun all the year 'round. Heads Rotary our investigation and wanted to see his files," Becker said. "He asked what files. I told him I v/antcd to get his diary, his personal correspondence, his appointment book, his records on telephone calls and other things." According to Becker's account, M"cGrath hit the ceilinp. Becker said he decided to postpone the issue ns to McGrath himself, but asked for similar highly personal data from McGralh's top assistants. "McGrath said I'd have to ask each said*. man about that," Becker Drpwns In Rorkpit Miami, Fla.-(/P)-Seven months I ·go John Cowan, four, drowned in a canal behind his home. Yesterday his 10-year-old brother, William, drowned in a rorkpit a few blocks away. The boys were the oply children of Mr. and Mrs. William Cowan. "Still wanting to Ret started, I asked him for records of correspondence to district attorneys, records on some cases where prosecution was dropped, and on some income tax returns. "He said he'd give us only the cases wheri* we had reason to suspect something was wrong. I told iitn that's why we wanted to look at them, to find where something might be wrong, "I felt the investigation couldn't succeed if we couldn't get any records and I was just about ready to quit then." 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