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THfc MtefA bATLY NEWS, MfcXTA, TfitfAS, FRTDAY, MAY gO. J9SS r—-PAGE'FOOT System Isn't Working Be Improved Or Junked „ i ; _ jA _ ,—n .. - . . recent Celebrated G6r- deration apart horn the of personalities. *a«i«*i thai, <»»** regular immigration some $0&,000 new refu- iapees, and other displac- .Iduals who were victims or Communist oppression mjy'be admitted to the United States. the tvftttt* program is i* spaa a thfe*-yfe«f period ending Dec. . V j rtually ha if that tjme —iohe by ,•._ tf Affil I pi this re**' 1*r 1W1 new refugees and escapees had gained admission to this country. Ill addition Sffi orphans entered^ as did 15,201 relatives of American citizens. Relatives are admissible anyway, under, regular immigration quotas. At th« present rate ef admissions, some 2100 refugees and escapees will have been admitted. This would represent almost exactly one per cent of the permissible total of 209,000. On its face, this is a dismal showing. It is so bad, in fact, that it makes plain that something is radically wrong. Barring an unlikely heavy rush of admissions in the remaining year and a half, the general purposes of the refugee act will not be realised. The natural cfliestUn in Why not? Two possibilities tu«*jeat them- elves. The law may contain unworkable features, or it may be badly or unsympathetitally administered. A good many men basMUs the ontroversial Edward Corsi have harged that the program is in unsympathetic iiands. Scott MeLeod, head el the State Department's Bureau nf Security, administers the law. His critics ay he is deliberately impeding he admission of refugees. He vigorously denies it. In the nature of things, it is not easy to prove this case one EPSON IN WASHINGTON * Congress Must Consider Foreign Trade Organization .}?•• •« . " BY rprait EPSON NEA Washington Correspondent f ? 4MWGTQN?T-(NEA)—Three-year extension of the rcciproenl •••--trade agreements program in some form satisfactory to the KiienhWcr .•jdminiflrajipn no*.stems-assured by Congress. The •"*•• ttep will •be'^\o : secure passage of new legislation setting up -i-lbe -Organization ,for Trade Cooperation. . •nis Is sonfoWng .hew'te'hame but rir>t ift principle. A smoke screen jof arnncial complexity is being thrown around it to make 'be Eisenhower adminUtratlorj will Attempt to beat down the ,lth~thls Mnc of'explanation: ' ., , . . . - BMreements renewal act vrtll&ntlnu* the Resident's Buiny.iv ». sdjusllLJ.S. tariffs undolr specified' limitations. 4'> president* fjatfe hjaid this authority since;the original trade agreements act was passed in 1934. Ih the beginning these adjustments were negotiated separately with Other countries. At one time the U.S. had 28 of these agreements. It still has 10 today. BUT IN If ft, at Geneva. Switzerland, 23 of the principal trading Countries Of the world agreed to negotiate these tariff adjustments jointly* instead of one at a time. This was the General Agreement t* Ttiriffs and Trade, known as GATT. It has now been functioning effectively tor seven years. » Thirty-four countries having over 80 per cent of the.world trade lit,!* (flow subscribed to GATT. It covers tariff concessions on over •Q^OO items. . ' .Because of the number of these agreements, an impression has be*n given that GATT is a tremendously complicated thing. Reduced to fundamentals, GATT serve? two simple purposes: 1 Through regular meetings of th«(GATT country representatives,' i friendly forum Is pjovWe* tor reducing the obstacles .to expand" ^second, the GATT countries have drawn up a code t>f- rules for » international fair trade. This prevents, for example, the-imposition ' of Import quotas and. discrimination against the exports of any of the contracting countries. "..».••• ,GATT has been revised three times since the end of the war. The last revision was concluded at Geneva in March. Included in the amendments was a proposal to set up a permanent : Organization to carry on the work of GATT between its semiannual meetings of the 34 countries. t . i 1 In the past, whenever any new issue came up between sessions, "« complicated, time-consuming postal ballot had to be taken in *4 capitals. It was discovered-'that what GATT needed-was a permanent secretariat and a standing group to administer Its affairs full time. •IS 18 ALL the proposed OTC—Organization for Trade Co- ntlen—will be. The U.S. share of GATT costs has been only 1 A year; in the past. OTC won't cost much more. n«p. Jert'Cooper (D-Tonn) Chairman of the House Ways and MeanVCommitlee. has introduced a bill to authorize U.S. member- Ship" »<JOTC and give it congressional approval. Hearings on this itieasjur?at* expectedi to open within a month. • i There is'iome possibility that congress may pot complete action 'oft' the Cooper bill this session. Opposition may be stronger than expected although the Eiserihowar administration Is pushing for BV n •-. It OTC is not approved by congress it will not mean the death of JGAIT nor will it sei ; ibuslyX r .iPPlc the effectiveness of the recipro- ica| ;i ,jU'»de asrcements program. Little Witts Sales Award way or the other. What d,o*t teem strongly evident, however, is that the act itself has elements that work again- it its effective execution. Every refuge* muit establish iis non-subversive history under circumstances that often make clear proof impossible. Then he must be sponsored by a U. S. cit- zen who will' guarantee him lousing and a definite job. tt is hardly loo much to say hat the act practically requires hat a person fill all the requirements of American citizenship without actually having it. Look- ng at it another way, it con- ,ains what amounts to a built- n veto of its general aims. Its detailed provisions are crippling. to other nations which have tnown or heard of America's open-heartedness in earlier decades, this law must seem a travesty .There is good reason to ar- jue it would have been better lad it never been passed. Congress wid the administration ought either to act quickly to modify the law so its stated aims can be achieved—or get rid of it. INDUSTRIAL (Continued from page 1) lo bring new Industrial payrolls, poitned out. Mr. Knight added that without sufficient working capital, no Chamber of Commerce con do the work that is necessary. Fred Marberry was program chairman for the day. Pres. A. B. McBay presided. Bubba Thompson made a short talk of appreciation at his final meeting as 'Junior Rotarian" for the month A. N. Litle (right), ol Mexia, recently enjoyed a <bur-day holiday in Las Vegas. Nevada, as the result of winning the outstanding retailer award in a nationwide television sales contest iponsored by Motorola. Inc. Mr. Little also won a shotgun during his holiday. He is pictured with J. B. Anger, aisistant national sales manager of Motorola. Mr. Little attributes a great deal of his success in selling television sets to the advertising campaign which his Little TV shop has carried on through the Mexia Daily News. HOLLYWOOD Mexia Daily News Published by the News Publishing Co.. Inc., Hex!*. Texan. BLAKE SMITH. BtMitknt; E. G. (Krnie) DEANK. editor iSlTeiwr.1 ro«n.iter; CHARLES W. MKASKLS. *d?ertmln« nmn.tfcr : JOHN MOSS, fmrtii anJ »port«. editor; MR8. SIDNEY • JOHNSTON;- ipeiety editor : HENKY A'IKINSON. circulation m»n- iVer "MRS. H6PE TRUELOVV, book- kMiwr «nd classified ad man***r: STERLING HALDREB, (hop foreman: J. D. GIBBS, commercial printing department. THE MBXIA DAtt-Y HEWS to puk- liihed Monita» throutrh Frid«» aJhr- •WMW and 8«adtr Mornlnf. Entered MMtond-tla.. matter fefcruanr t«. lt>.2, at the po»U,fflce at llexia. Te«a». under -he act of March 7. 1897. Any er- ronerous reflection upon the character, •tandlnR or reputation of persons, lira or corporation which may appear in the column* of this newspaper will be corrected upon beinir called to the attention of the publisher*. TELEPHONE: GY«-28«S. MEMBER TEXAS PUBS* ASSOCIATION—1»B» DEATH OF A LEGEND ~~ WILL XXX _ stepped back. The fllck- e of his right hjmd cayght ill of guard. The big plstql dully in the dyfng light. , get wt. Get out "before ' " ' ' . . guns were bolstered at ies. JJe still had his rifle la honds.frbm the scoring - made hq pistols, did not lift \qn around," said £*))£, "and —it.* looked at Frank. , Ttft fawning," said Frank, and stood up. i "Anybody else?" I It, was Cole's turn now, his ! eyes never leaving Jesse. No, body answered, nobody moved. i "Often you're through that door." he said, "don't jwve* let me tee, you again." I it-was the last Cole Younger ' ever saw of Jesse James. ] "I ought to have killed him I1 ought to have H1H«1 him a long i long time ffo^" A hundred yards from the farmhouse, the brush closed be- I kind Frank and Jesse. As it did Ah*) latter whirled on his older >rother, eyes blinking furiously " ninny, you war fixed i T» more to be said. Jesse had said t all.* The latter, not even wait- rig for his brother's nod, had al- eady turned and started through he brush again. Frank followed i(m. Jesse always had a plan fou could take it or leave it. THE hue and cry after the Northfield fugitives, whict) had almost died down following the discovery of their tied horses at German Lake, burst into full clamor again with the news of the theft of the two gray horses near Mankato and the subsequent, successful dash of those two grays and their riders through a picket-line ppst on the Crystal Lake Road west of the latter town, The four outlaw? remaining in the abandoned Mankato farm- housje left that refuge «pm* time during the morning of Thursday, Sept. 14. within hours after Jesse td Frank had flpd it. Early the following Thursday morning, Sept. 21, they were sighted crossing the dairy pasture of the Suborn farm, near Ma- his genuinj bewj Vl did, Jew? Whet I at?" Frank's pun , (or another brief mo- wo horses and tbert'i It'« why I come de|ia. by the f year-old fon, Oscar. Madelia is a bare 25 miles southeast of Mankato. Twenty-five miles in seven days and nights! Averaging but a little bjtter than tt)ree miles in each g4 boyrs, and this over a region again swarming with the hornet's nest ol official posses and rurtl pickets stirred UK by JecM'l desertion. Yet they were not once seen until that fatal morning outside Madelial Then, following Oscar Subtfo's reported sighting of the fugitive*, pones from Madelia and Jamea wurrounded the ftrat- four tour* MM t*tt alaras a shallow, breast-deep swamp pond called Hanska Lake. Below the pond, the channel proper of' the Watonwan resumed. First cry of fox was raised by the posse of Madelia's Sheriff Glh-pin. Prying along the west sifore of Lake Hanska, he suddenly saw the fugitives struggling along through the mudflats about 20 yards out from his own, the west, bank of the lake. He waved his men to take cover in the reeds, cautiously studied the four outlaws. -. ALL of them were unkempt and filthy, with heavy, rain-wet beards. Their clothes were shredded and ripped and the sheriff at once notetf, the abamce of the famous line.n dusters. The largest of the bandits, apparently their leader, was walking in front of the others, leaning heavily on a crutch-like stick. The two following the first man were nearly as large as he. One of them appeared badly wounded, for the other was supporting him bodily. Glispin now rose up out of the reeds and shouted the order to halt. He might as well have ordered the rain to cease falling. The bandits, waved on by the big man in the , Jead, ran for the shelter of a low mudbank. They got safely behind jt, and the sjlence which, ensued was more unnerving than any gunfire. Sheriff Glispin took the opportunity to re-evaluate his position. His posse was small, only flve men. The mudflats were naked, offering no cover for an approach toward the waiting outlaws. The time for the kill, the Madelia officer at once decided, was not yet. His |ow orders to his men were as quick as they were wise: "Pull back, boys. We'd better wait lor some of the others to come up." In his lerse. later explanation ol the retreat; Glispin only remarked, "They were all mighty •iMoerate-lookinsi men. thouKb ™PTP f m V~ rr T^-Tf SI T*^"W ~ W • the fourth one wasn't near as [hers/* u " Ta-^ft W* migM W * U hav» i<WM IN* it was * chore beyond th< men to be HOLLYWOOD — (UP) — The smart guy makes it a point to know'something about women's fashions, and anyone who likes to. think of himself as a he-man is' making a mistake if he doesn't realize this. u In any event, that's the feeling of Jean Louis, Hollywood fashion designer, who thinks knowledge of fashions is required stuff for all would-be Lochinvars. The guy who thinks su.cji things are strictly for the weaker lads is wrong, and he proves it when the boys who are hep to women's styles wind up with the prettier girls, Louis said. Louis' point is that a. he-man is still a he-man even if he does take an "intelligent interest" in women's styles. It's only logical, i he said, when you consider that I beautiful women love beautiful "clothes and are intrigued by men who are interested in such "civilized" things as their clothes. "This way to a woman's favor is a very ancient secret," Louis said. He found out about its an- tiquity'' when he had to do research on love and style in Egypt of 4,000 years ago. The study vas in connection with Colum- jia's "Joseph and his Brethren," he film that has. been held -tip Because Rita Hayworth cancelled out of it. "There's a lot of poetic justice —or maybe it's injustice—in this whole subject," he said. "Your so- called he-man prides himself on lis interest in women. And yet, if you'll note, his attitude of scorn for something very close :o the heart of every woman — ier clothes, of course — assures us that he will come out second jest in any contest for her favors when competing with a more clever man." ; Louis seid that a man can have brawn and still maintain self- respect if he has an interest in the clothes of his lady fair. If things dre really rough for him, he can ipproach it on a basis of using masculine items to make the in- rocjuction easier, "If he likes the design of cars or gunstock's or guided missiles— jnd c-cin notice the differences be- ;ween them — he has the hasic necessary talent," Louis continued, "lie can overcome his handicap quickly. "From that point on, he has overcome his psychological block and it's just a matter of vocabulary." n First pheasants arrived in America from China in 1881 and were released in Oregon's Willamette VaUey. Your Health By Edwin P. Jordan. M. P. Written for NEA Service Occasionally one runs on to a person who rushes to have surgery done at the slightest provocation and seems to enjoy the attention received from doctors, nurses, family and friends. More common 'are those who resist the idea of an operation except under emergency conditions—even when this is far and away 'the best treatment. An example of the latter is a correspondent who wri- tes "1 am getting a cataract on my. eft eye and wonder if there isn't anything to .cure it other than an ofterathrtj." Betoee diteuettttg <*t«»ae*« in general it should be said that there'is ttd .;* generally accepted medic*! treatment for a cataract. There are no drops or medicines which pan be put in the eyes or given by mouth or injection which -most doctors feel will prevent cataract, delay its progress or improve one already formed. This does not mean that such a preparation may not be discovered sometime but only that so 1 far there is nothing of the kind which has received general medical acceptance. Cataracts may be present at birth or in youth but certainly they are much more common in the middle and later years of life. Usually the reason for this is not clear but sometimes the development of cataracts may be associated with presence of some disease such as diabetes. The first lymptom of a cataract is likely to be blurring of the vision. Objects such as buildings, trees, or mountains will start to look hazy or as if they were in a thin cloud. This is because the lens of the eye has become clouded and like the lens of a camera it must be clear to reveal a good picture. The image recorded on the brain is like that which passes through the camera lens to the film. A^ first |he sight is only •lightly affected. The amount of clouding deoends on the change in the lens of the eye, and the blurriness or cloudiness of vision increases slowly. The most successJul treatment for cataract consists of an operation. In the past a cataract was considered unsuitable for an operation until it had become mature or 'ripe". Now, however, it is possible in many cases to operate on cataracts before they have become "ripe." Of course, this is not always so and one must rely on the advice of the eye surgeon as to whether operation at a particular time is advisable or not. The fact that it can be done sometimes has helped many people to regain their vision in a much shorter period of time. When properly treated the outlook for someone with cataracts is not bad at, all. By J. R. Williams oua WAY TM' &I& BOY ON A TOUR OF . IM£PE<:-riONTHOU6HT\ Bid SHOTS' HEAPS IN PLACE5.TOO-- BLTT I WISH TH' FAT OW MIME . WAS.CWLV WHERE HIS IT A <3OOP Tf-Mfe EVEPCI&E Hl£ THPV'LU SEE- THE BALL AMP CHAIM ' No Etiquette Breach Anyone who could neatly eat slippery foods with a knife was not considered uncouth in colonial America, but was regarded with awe and envy for his dexterity and finesse. CARNIVAL By TUBER capacities of most J^fgl.» Vo MWOT9U "Trouble with Myrtle is that everything I tell hfr _ one ear and out through t(tt beauty parlor)" ' \ " (_ m SIDE GLANCES qalbraith An Intelligent woman Is one who has the roost beef cooked when the men return from a fishing trip. JOIN RED CROSS NOW enough »f |hi» foolishness! PrtttJf •** u diifV n* h«w'- yoHto t» Nvt y BOARDING HOUSE with MAJOR HOOPLE , Pike/ IP you ; L£T MB • \MH\CM NMOUUD 1 •\O MAME A P(?£5COTT K£D MOT 3OKE, 0& A FALL- ATOMi M«?ArW0Ni £MOt2lM6 O-tA,VP MAMOR? —6TILL INi DO TMS LAvJ HELPS MOST i •IT PAYS TO USE CLASSIFIED ADS- FUNNY BUSINESS Hershbergtr -' TV STATION LULU \ EUCOPEAM - \ ; NEWS v-, ' ' T. «.««». U.S. t ol. OH. ^^ •&.T-3.0 c«»i- "55 k, NEASti.ic,, ini. "The ppiniont expressed by the speaker are his own and hot HU wife's—regardless of appearances!" TO USE WANT ADS- buy> my shoes too large because my feet art growing! I gw*»* ahe expects her* to shrink 'cause she buys h«r shoot too small!"

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