Independent from Long Beach, California on April 5, 1962 · Page 2
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 2

Long Beach, California
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Thursday, April 5, 1962
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P«g« A-2-- INDEPENDENT «*·* i*"** **« «· L.A.C. S A Y S: The Tariff Battle PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Killer of Millioriairc Freed From Prison Purely do we find as many elaborate brochures and documents dealing with a national issue as those we receive dealing with the lowering of tariffs. It Is a 'basic issue that affects the economy of the entire nation. The President is placing great pressure on Congress to grant him the power to lower tariffs on products that compete with those made in our own factories. * * ft The arguments we have read are much more numerous in favor of such a program than those in opposition. There is support from large business organizations and labor unions. It seems apparent we must reduce or eliminate most of our tariffs on imports -- if we are to maintain or increase our exports. The National Council of American Importers is naturally interested in importing more goods. The council claims that imports of many products provide some 3 million jobs in this country. These arc for transport workers, clerks in stores and wholesale houses. The council also claims that 70 per cent of our imports are in raw materials and products that are not competitive to our own factories. ; * * ft ; Our exports arc now about $20 billion a year, compared with about $15 billion for our imports. Unless we buy the goods of other nations they cannot buy from us. It is argued that the European Common Market nations plus those that are expected to join that group, plus the U. S. provide SO per cent of most of the goods involved in world trade. It is therefore logical-- they say-- that these nations should wipe out tariffs among themselves and therefore have free trade. It is admitted some of our industries would suffer from the competition from the low-labor-cost nations. Cut this loss would be minor to what we will lose if we keep high tariff rates and are excluded from the low-tariff-rate areas expected to prevail in the common-market countries. ft ft ft It all sounds very logical based on what we now sell and buy. Out it is apparent Congress is not ready to give the President the broad powers he asks for. There is a feeling that all these figures and philosophies may not work out as easily as they are presented. The danger of flooding our markets with many goods in competition with our major productions is a reason for real concern. For this reason, Congress may insist upon the right to veto any individual tariff cuts the President negotiates. There is little doubt that there must be tariff cuts on our imports if we are to get tariff cuts on goods we sell to the common market. This can be accomplished only by negotiations between our government nnd the common market. The President must have wide powers to carry on such negotiations. The world's economy has been greatly changed in the past five years of the successful growth of the common market. Their dropping of tariff barriers among themselves has made these nations a virtual United States of Europe. It is a new world-trade problem we can meet only with a change in our past traditional policies. Hut it is one Congress must be careful not to grant too much power for until there is some evidence of how that power will be used.-- LA.C. tm Wtft lirvketl Connie Nicholas walked through the big electronic gate at the Indiana Women's Prison Wednesday a free woman and burst Into tears as she did frequently during her trial for killing her millionaire lover. Mrs. Nicholas, 47, had served the minimum two- year senence on a man- · slaughter conviction for the fatal shooting in 1953 of Forrest Teel, 54-year-old vice president of Ell Lilly -Co. Connie said Teel spurned her for a younger woman after a 15-year illicit love affair. With her head bowed. Connie walked briskly from her prison cottage to the gate. An official pushed a button and the gate opened. As Connie walked down a sidewalk to the administration building, tears filled her eyes. Seeing newsmen she recognized from the trial, she raised her head for the only time, wiped away the tears and said: "It looks like old home week, doesn't it?" Those were the only words spoken by the petite brunette. After about two minutes inside the building, she walked out and stepped quickly into a car with her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Blank- cnship of nearby New Whitcland, in whose home she'll live until she decides about her future. . Later, while relaxing at the Blankenship home, Mrs. Nicholas talked to newsmen by telephone. "I'm still excited," she said, "excited and happy." Connie has said she hopes to return to work as a secretary, probably in Indianapolis. She will have to report regularly to a parole officer for one year. R* WALl) WINS A Los Angeles jury Wednesday ruled In favor of movie producer Jerry Wald in a $3 million slander suit brotight against him by Hollywood magazine publisher Jalk Rosenstein. HEPATITIS Television star George Maharls of the "Route 66" scries has been stricken with scute Infectious hepatitis, his studio reported Wednesday. Maharls, 28. was admitted to a Santa Monica hospital Tuesday. The hospital said he is being allowed no visitors. CROWN Secretary of Commerce Luther II. H o d g e s will crown Miss Patricia Anne Godfrey, Queen Shenandoah at the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival May 3 In Winchester, Va. INDICTED Jacques Angelvln, 34, an entertainer on French television, was indicted with three other men Wednes- day In New York on $ charges of (muscling $33*; million worth of heroin Into t the United States. DIVORCE : Actor Brad DUlman. who played the title role In the film "St. Francis of Asslsl."- was divorced Wednesday In' Santa Monica. His wife declared he "wanted to be a bachelor and never should' have gotten married." Mrs.'. Frieda DUlman, 31, testified, her husband "ignored me;, most of the time and didn't' talk about anything." KIM NOVAK Underneath the Sable FLED Actress Kim N o v a k , wearing a sable coat over a nightgown, fled along with several hundred other guests'Wednesday when a kitchen fire sent smoke swirling through the exclusive Plaza Hotel in New York. Two persons were treated for smoke poisoning. I'ISir SET Premier David Ben-Gurlon's government has decided to let Adolf Elchmann's wife come to Israel for a brief visit with her imprisoned husband, authoritative sources said Wednesday. Mrs. Vera Elchmann will be permitted to visit Israel for 24 hours only after the supreme court hands down its decision on Eichmann's appeal against his sentence of death for the mass murder of Jews in World War II. ESCORT Sen. Dennis Chavez, D- N.M, was the e s c o r t Wednesday for New Mexico's cherry blossom princess, Patricia E. Kelly, at a fashion show for the 50th anniversary of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington. Chavez, recently was released from a hospital following a throat operation. The senator received a big hand as he walked with Miss Kelly. · IL.A.C'l C-. · T'ir.ion c( ttri coiudtrtj rpXo-i rf tVi f l t f f f Goiilart Discusses Seizures With JFK WASHINGTON (/It--President Joao Gouiart of Brazil wound up a busy two days in Washington Wednesday night hy promising that his government will pay a fair firir/» fnr nnir I Tnil r*i\ Cfitnr.siif«*ul · t !!:»·· !* «..1,__ _. --Auoeu'H Pren WIPING TEAKS from her eyes. Connie Nicholas. 47. walks from Indiana Women's Prison after serving two years for killing her millionaire lover. Forrest Tccl. price for any United Gouiart said his govcrnmcni would try to encourage U. S businessmen to reinvest the money they receive in pay mcnt in other enterprises in Brazil. The statement, in the form nf a joint communique by Gouiart and President Ken nedy, came after the two lead crs had said their farewells at the end of two days of talks The Brazilian president goes to New York today on the third day of his six-day visit · · * · IT WAS also announced that President and Mrs. Ken ncdy had accepted an Invita tion from Gouiart to visii Brazil sometime this year. In an address to a joint scs tion of the House and Senate Gouiart reaffirmed his coun try's alignment with the ideals nf Western democracies, bu he said Brazil is not part ol nny politico-military bloc. There have been protests In this country over seizure recently in the state ol Rfo Grande del Sul by left utility it takes over. APPLIANCE H U N T E R S watch Classified for things they need. Low-coti Class!' ficd Ads bring you these buy crs. Dial HE 2-59.19 to start your ad today. INDEPENDENT Publl.hed dill/ eicept undJjr · fcfxtn St. and Pint Ave., Lortj Deleft 12* CJIif. Entered 11 tecond Out milter Mir. 17. lit), *t Ltnj Dfldl i, CJlif. AdJuCiuted tt Iu- r*rft)r Court, Los AngelM Ceunty. Ott. I, lilt, Peeiet tit. C-1UM. Per Per M6Mh Yeir Ctrrler Cxnwry vn |2;.oo ·/ Mill - l.n JJ.OO ·max ccp/ ., .to 1 ist Gov. Lconel Brizola of a subsidiary of the American owned International Tele phone Telegraph Corp. A Canadian telephone firm's subsidiary nlso was the sub jcct of an attempted cxpropri atinn in Rio dc Janeiro. Only Wednesday, Rep. Kd gar W. Heistan, R-Calif., Introduced a bill to slap at seiz uro of American property In Brazil. It would deny foreign aid to countries which have not established procedures for equitable compensation of U. S. citizens for loss of prop crty by confiscation. Strikes Slow Missile Jobs WASHINGTON ( U P I ) -The Pentagon has told Congress there have been 492 strikes at missile sites during the past five years, causing serious defense problems, it was disclosed Wednesday. Previously-secret testimony released by the house defense approporiatiuns subcommittee showed that in the 2^ month of 1%2, there were 45 such strikes. "The current rate on man days (of work) lost is appmx imately 430 per cent of that experienced during the last eight months of 1901," defense officials said. They said tabor Secretary Arthur J. Goldberg has licit me'tings with contractors ami The communique did not go u n i o n representatives "lo into the two seizures Involv- stress the seriousness of the ing U. S. and Canadian con- problem" but the strikes con trolled firms. tinue. 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