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Page Four - BlytheviUe (Ark.) Courier New* - Friday, May It, MM -»<•)— ~~ Senate Keeps Reins i> ^^ _ Off Campaign Funds I > By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (AP) - The prospect appeared bleak today fir congressional action on President Johnson's latest proposals to tighten controls over campaign contributions and spending. .; HERE SUNDAY - wiis Davis, Memphis attorney and former mayor here, will be the speaker at mortgage-burning services at Mississippi Bounty Union Mission at 2:15 Sunday. Special music is on program, which is open to the public. INDUSTRY * (Continued from Page One) chase agreement a provision tiat will insure that his company will retire the bonds for the building and his part of tie site. That, plus the city's general revenue, should take pare of the interest." £ Grigory says the company's annual payroll will be."at least" $$5,000. "That's figuring just minimum wage," he says, "It should run quite a bit more in practice." 5 Opposition to the bond issue Kas; come principally from two sources — farmer J. R. Gain- ings and Mayor Moses Sliman. •'.•Gainings last wee"_> called the proposed industrial park site a 'Lwater hole" and claimed Far- deecy and the George brothers were involving the city in a "white elephant" for personal gain. ""The only 'gain' we'll get out 0} this," Fardeecy said emphatically yesterday, "is whatever economic progress accrues to the city and the general welfare of all Luxorans." 5Sponsors of the bond issue Hint broadly that Gainings, whose farm property on Highway 61 lies directly across property within the city limits for several hundred yards, fears that industrial expansion will make his land liable for incorporation into Luxora. c * * * -As for the "water hole" objec- tio'n, a tour of the site with Grfgpry, Fardeecy, and Kertz indicated a little residue of wa ter in the lowest part of the property as a result of this peek's heavy rains, but, as Far- deecy says, "Naturally a little grading necessary, bul we could do that job in one day." tGathings also belittled the premise that additional industry could be attracted to Luxora, on the.grounds that the city has '.'ho doctor, no hospital, and no of any consequence." .'In rebuttal, Grigory cites the fact that Luxora has direct highway connections to Osceola, fjkir miles away, and Blythe- vjlle; 12 miles away, both of which cities have hospitals. !;"0ur school 'yslem will next year be accredited by the North Central Association," he claims. The president's suggestion Thursday for a $100 income tax deduction for political donations got some bipartisan support, but the verdict of many lawmakers was nothing would come of it I this election year. I Because of this mixed recep- I lion, Johnson's bill seems headed for the same kind of cold storage treatment encountered by similiar bills.he sponsored as a senator. * * * At one point when he was majority leader, Johnson introduced a "clean elections" bill and got 87 senators to cosponsor it. It never was called up for action in the Senate. The Senate incorporated some proposals similar to Johnson's in a 1961 bill that required fuller disclosure of campaign financing. It carried even fewer teeth than a measure the Senate passed the year before. Both were pigeonholed by the House. When the Senate approved a $50 deduction for political contributions in 1964 tax cut bill, House conferees forced j it out of the measure. ] Chairman Omar Burleson, D- Tex., said his House Administration Committee may hold some hearings on the new Johnson measure, but didn'l voice any particular enthusiasm for it. And word was circulating it was too late in the session to expect House action. * * f . Chairman Warren G. Magnuson, D-Wash., of .the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee backed Johnson's proposal and said in a separate interview he has been working with Chairman Thruslon B. Morton, R- Ky., of the GOP campaign group, on a bill to provide a sliding scale of tax credits for small donations. Magnuson said, however, he expects opposition to Johnson's request that members of the Senate and House be required to report on their outside income from such things as speeches, consultant or legal- fees and an other source except from investments. Sen. Joseph S. Clark, D-Pa. who announced he will introduce the administration bill, said this provision covers all "gifts in excess of $100 received by themselves, their wives and children, and of all income from personal services." Former Vice President Richard M. Nixon urged at a Wash- latipn that would not impose unrealistic restriclion, but would bring about a true counting" of caimpaign outlays. He said both parties are subject to criticism on the grounds of hypocricy and tongue-in- cheek tactics about campaign spending. The House Repjublican Policy Committee endorsed the $100 tax deduction proposal and called for its "prompt consideration." COME-APART—Escape procedure in planes has progressed to this point. Picture shows first operational F-lll crew module, a self-contained vehicle within an aircraft, going into the fuselage at Ft. Worth, Tex., General Dynamics plant. It serves as a cockpit, an escape vehicle and an emergency shelter on land and water. C of C Lists Donors to Fund For Industry Following Is * list of donors to date in the Chamber of Commerce $150,000 industrial park development campaign. From time to time, the list will be brought up to date. Listed only are those contributors who have sent checks to the fund. Pledges will be listed as they are paid. 510,000 Ark-Mo Power Co. 17,500 Farmers Bank & Trust Co. First National Bank $3,500 Blytheville Federal Savings — Loan $3,000 Phillips Ford Sales Bob Sullivan Chevrolet $2,000 After Common Market Spain Wants NATO Membership By LEWIS GULICK .. WASHINGTON (AP) - Spain again is making diplomatic soundings about tying in with the European Common Market and, perhaps at some future time, with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, it was reported today. Diplomatic sources said Madrid seeks early negotiations with the European economic committee on her bid for some form of association with the six nation continental market group. Spain also was described as hoping for a NATO link after the troubled Atlantic defense organization takes its new shape. France is pulling out of the integrated military system July 1 and the other 14 NATO allies meet in Brussels June 6-8 to weigh how to revamp it. * * ¥ It was understood Spain seeks U.S. support in its common market bid and also has made approaches in other capitals. It was reported encountering resistance from Italy, Holland and Belgium, three of the market countries. The, other three are West Germany, France and Luxembourg. Because of its past record with the Axis powers, Spain has been something of an outcast in the postwar political alignment among the Allies. Opposition to Spain's membership in NATO has continued especially strong in north European socialist ranks and Madrid has not turned in a formal application for membership. * * + The United States has maintained large air bases in Spain, however, and with France's divorce from the NATO defense setup the question of military bases, overflight and other rights in .Spain could become increasingly important. Spanish association with NATO is not an active issue at the moment in view of major problems immediately facing the Western alliance over the French withdrawal. But diplomatic sources place an urgent tag on Madrid's desire for a link with the Common Market, which she first sought as far back as 1962. OBITUARY • John Hosier Rite Saturday Services for John B. Hosier, former Pemiscot County sheriff who died Thursday in an automobile accident will be held at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at First Baptist • Church in Caruthersville. Conducting the rites will be Rev. Howard Ray and Rev. Marvin Niblack. Burial will be in Little Prairie Cemetery. Mr. Hosier leaves his wife, Helen Hosier, of Caruthersville; A son, John Hosier, Jr., of Caruthersville; Three daughters, Mrs. Viola Gregory and Thelma Hosier, both of Caruthersville, and Mrs. Lydia Morgan of W. Hollywood, Fla. La Forge Funeral Home of Caruthersville is in charge. Adams Volunteered Anti-War Tapes By FORREST EDWARDS HONG KONG (AP) - Korean War turncoat Clarence Adams said today he acted without prodding from the Red Chinese when he taped two broadcasts for Hanoi telling American Negro soldiers in Viet Nam they should be fighting for equality back home. "I volunteered the tapes completely on my own," the 37-year- old Memphis Negro told a news conference. "I had no advice. I had no help. I went to the (Viet Nam) Liberation Front office in Peking on my own and made the tapes there." Adams crossed into Hong Kong Thursday, 13 years after refusing repatriation to the United States. He said he recorded the broadcasts for Hanoi Radio be- cause to my understanding the United States is involved in a war there which is not in the interests of the country. against Sliman this year, partly on the issue of industrializa- "The mayor is trying to make his bond issue a test case, a ireview of the Mayor's race," Grigory says. "We believe he's making a mistake, for Luxora Voiceprinf Convicts AMD Opens Salary Probe LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The feel the Negro is equal and who are fighting to give the Negro freedom and equality." Adams told a questioner he "Negroes are fighting (in Viet did not feel his broadcasts put Nam) for the freedom of other peoples when they themselves are not free—not totally free. They don't enjoy equality. "Actually they should be back in the United States joining forces with the people there who him in the same category as "Tokyo Rose," The American- born Japanese who broadcast for Japan in World War II. Asked why not, he replied: "Because in Viet Nam Congress has not declared war." "I do not see where any leg action can be taken again me," he said also, j Adams added he did not pect to participate in the an Viet Nam war movement in t United States. "I am not interested in an Daily Record Weather U. S. Weather Bureau Agricultural service Keiser, Ark. Dawn broke over Arkansas this morning to reveal generally fair skies abundant sun- Legislative Audit Committee | thing like that now," he said. |SAnd this question of physicians j is going to support the bond is- is the old chicken-and-egg prob< lem. You've got to start somewhere, and the presence here of industry is certainly an induce- looking for rnent for doctors practices." j Sliman, who last week said he Stood behind Gainings "100 per cjnt," has objected to the bond issue on the ground that the city should wait until in industry .with more potential could be attracted. J"0nce again, you've got to start somewhere," Grigory says. 'lYou can't expect to get tin Mllion - dollar companies down here until you show them an in- 4Jis.trial base." ^Sponsors of the bond issue claim Sliman is objecting largely for the sake of political reasons. They point out that Fred (Jeorfe is committed to run sue by at least 3-1." Grigory says Sliman has been a good mayor for most of his 14 years in office, but "he's behind the times. At 73 he's not in step with the rest of the city. But, with him or without him, we're going to move ahead." TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP)—A man's voice — like a fingerprint — has been used to convict an airman of making obscene telephone calls to women. Convicted by a court-martial Thursday was Airman 2.C. James C. Wright, 25, of Chicago. One of the calls was recorded and sent with a recording of Wright's voice to Voiceprint Laboratories of Somerville, N.J. The laboratory declared both calls were made by the same man. Lawrence G: Kersta, a member of the laboratory's staff, started an investigation of illegal Highway Department raises Friday with no hope of questioning the man who probably knows most about them. Former Highway Director Mack Sturgis, who approved the raises before he resigned April 1, declined to appear before the committee for health reasons. He suffered a heart attack last year. Sturgis submitted, instead, a engthy statement on his role in the controversial affair. The statement was to be read by Rep. Sterling Cockrill Jr., the committee chairman. The pay raises, totaling $2.1 million a year, stirred a furor when newsmen learned by an anonymous letter that they had am only interested in seeing m family again and finding wor to make a living for myself an my children." been granted without notifica lion to the Highway Commis The comptroller's Students of the controversy testified * human voice pro- say the bond issue is indeed likely to be passed and that Luxora's example will set a standard for other towns in this area faced by the same problems. Whatever the results of Monday's vote, though, Lady Luxora must be pleased, for it's been a long time since she has been courted so fervently by so many ardent suitors. One wonders what old Demosey Thomas Waller would say if bt could we her now. duces a "print" that can be identified on a spectograph. The voiceprint system is 99.65 per cent foolproof, he declared, and as accurate as fingerprinting. Wright, the court-martial found, made the calls to gray ladies he met while a patient in the base hospital. Wright was sentenced to six months hard labor and a bad conduct discharge. There is a military review of all court- marliali. quickly ruled that the Highway Department had illegal!; tapped a special fund createc to finance the highway phase of the ozarka program, anc ordered the raises rescinded. The Highway Commission met in special session, rescinded the raises and fired Y. W. Whelchel, an assistant highway director, for his role in the matter. The commission later fired J. G. Meredith, chief of general services, for refusing to cooperate in its investigation of the increases. One result of the furor was a break between the governor's office and the Highway Commission. Faubus talked about impeaching commissioners. The commissioners talked about harassment and threat from the governor's office. Man Is Held For Shooting Negro Boy FAYETTE, Miss. (AP) Chief Deputy Sheriff R. T Pritchard said today a whit man was charged with shootin[ and wounding a Negro leer ager who was on his way to a civil rights mass meeting. Pritchard said about 35 Ne groes congregated at the jai office after the shooting Thursday night in this small southwesl Mississippi town, the scene of an economic boycott by Negroes since late 1965. K.D. Dennis, 50, was charged with shooting with intent to kill in the wounding of Charles Knight, 16, of Fayette, Pritchard said. He added that Dennis admitted shooting at Knight with a 12-gauge shotgun. "It happened in front of Den nis' house in Fayette," Pritchard said. "Their (the Negroes') story was they were walking up the street anri Dennis called to hem and then he shot them. Dennis' story was different. He iaid they were in hi; yard." Pritchard said he arrested )enis before the Negroes arrived at the jail, and said Dennis .remained in jail today. , shine in prospect today. High pressure continues to j'ominate the weather scene n, this area and little change in temperatures or weather conditions is expected through Saturday. Even though a cold front in the northern plains may bring increasing cloudiness and slightly cooler temperatures by Sunday, no rain of consequence is anticipated through the next five-day period. Yesterday temperature clim ed into the high 70s and 80s ove the state and this morning low ranged from 45 Calico Rock 61 at Stuttgart. The five-day outlook, 6 a.m Saturday to 6 a.m. Thursda: calls for temperatures to ave age two to six degrees abov normal. Only minor day-to-da changes are expected throug the middle of next week. Norma highs 79 to 85. Normal lows to 64. Rain is expected to be little consequence throughou the five-day period. With the encouraging not iounded by the five-day outloo in mind, the word for all ag ricultural interests should b 'go". The prolonged wet periot ias certainly put all aspects o "ield activity behind schedule and with rapidly drying .field, siding, every opportunity shoulc )e taken for spot planting, culti /ation for weed control or insecl control if required. Yesterday's high—83 Overnight low—60 Precipitation previous 24 hours (to a.m. today)—none Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—26.12 Sunset today—7:04 Sunrise tomorrow—4:50 This pate A Year A to Yesterday's high—89 Ovornight low—63 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—21.08 Traffic Accidents Cars driven by Patricia Branscum of 306 N. Maple and Douglas Green of Route 3, Blytheville, were involved in an accident yesterday at Mississippi and Carolyn. Miss Branscum was charged with failure ta yield right of way. Markets Open High Low Chicago Wheat July 166% 167% 166Vi Sept. Last Dec. 16914 173% 170% 175V4 168% 173% 166 7 /s 169'/4 174% World Deaths NEW YORK (AP) - The ev. John E. Pallas, 48, one of le high ranking priests in the reek Archdiocese of North and >outh America, collapsed and ed of a heart attack Thursday s he addressed a meeting. Faer Pallas had been dean of the reek Orthodox community of storia, Queens, and previously ad been pastor of the Greek ommunity In Buffalo, N.Y. MOSCOW.. (AP) - Dmitri icherbakov, 73, a geologist, ochemiit and geographer, ed after a long illness, the Soel. news agency Tass reported lursday. He wrote more than Chicago Soybeans July Aug. Sept. 313 308% 314% 31014 28914 313 308% 288% 313Vz 309% New York Stocks Texas G. S 91V4 Chrysler 42 RCA 51V4 AT&T 54% Dow 70% Xerox 248 GM 84% Pan Amer 66 3 /8 Ford 48i/ 8 Westinghouse 56% U.S. Steel 43% Curtis Pub 10 Comsat 58 Amer Motors 8% Sears ..-. ..... 57% D arke Davis 3214 Gen Elect 105V 8 3eth Steel 32% leynolds Tob 37% Standard NJ 7314 Holiday Inn 39 Ark - La ,. 44V4 Ark - Mo 14% )ivco - Wayne 3514 00. scientific works, many of icm on the geology and geo- raphy of central Asia. LONDON (AP) - The Earl of Cintore, an aged nobleman who eld the hereditary office ol :night Marshal of Scotland, led Wednesday. The earl, who r as 87, served with the Camern Highlanders in the Boer War nd with the Scot Guards in /orld War I. His family traced ack to the 12tn century. ••••••••••*•••••••••• Servian By FUNERAL HOME Intecrlt; Courier News C». Hays Stores Montgomery-Ward $1,500 Coca-Cola Bottling Huffman Bros. Lumber Meyer's Bakery Pepsi-Cola Bottling $1,300 E. B. David Geo. M. Lee Max Logan Harold Sudbury - KLCN Kemp Whisenhunt $1,250 Hubbard & Hoke Furniture Co. Wade Furniture Co. $1,000 Blytheville Holiday Inn Cobb Funeral Home Huffman Wholesale Supply Tom Little Sterling Store $758 Central Motor Sales $700 Sam Black Motor Co. 1600 Reid, Burge and Prevallet $500 Allen Petroleum Barney's Drug Store City Electric Farmers Bank & Trust (Insurance Department Halsell & White Furniture Hi-Way Drug Martin's Men's Store Owens Drug Plaza Drug W. J. Pollard Agency Sands Motel Norman Shields Stewart Drug $400 The Buchanan Agency General Insurance Agency McWaters Motor Company United Insurance Agency $350 Blytheville Propane R. C Farr and Sons Oil 0*. Lion Oil Products Tune LP Gas Co. $300 Dr. Eugene H. Ball B. & T Amusement Co. Dr. Charles C. Brock Dr. Charles Craig Gay Amusement Co. Dr. John W. Hard Dr. James C. Guard Dr. Cecil Holcomb Main Street Pawn Shop John C. McHaney & Sons Dr. D. E. Newberry Dr. M. J. Osborne Dr. W. T. Rainwater Dr. James E. Ross Dr. F. Don Smith Dr. F. E. Utley W. Marion Williams Agency Dr. W W Workman $250 Arkansas Grocer L. K. Ashcraft Co. Blytheville Iron & Metal Bracey-Williams Insurance • Burnett's Royal Tire Servic* City Drug Mississippi County Lumber Dick Osborne Furniture Red Barn Florist Robertson Distr. Jack Robinson Gin & Impl. E. C. Robinson Lumber Rothrock Drug Skidmore Piano Dr. Jack Webb Whitley Office Supply Wunderlich Moving & Storage $225 S. R. Hipp, Esso Dr. C. E. Campbell Dr. C. R. Cole Dr. Herbert Jones R. M. Logan Rowton Tobacco Co. Rustic Inn White Shoes $100 Barney's Drive-In Store Dixie Pig Doyle's Wholesale Parts Drumer Boy Motel & taurant Marcus Evrard Foster's Liquor Store Gardner & Steinsiek Dr. Alex S. Y. .Go Jack's Shoes Lad & Lassie Lunsford Flower & Gifts Russell Man- Liquor Store Dr. Frank Wagner Warren Refrigeration Co. ' $50 City Battery Shop Elbert Johnson Moore's Cafeteria $25 Phillip Applebaum Goff Hotel M4M Auto Sales Liquor Res- TAIPEI, Formosa (AP) President Chiang Kai-shek reshuffled his Cabinet today, nam- ng flve new ministers Including the foreign and Interior poits. The list was approved by a standing committee of'Chiang'i Kuomin-tang parly.

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