TAGE TWELVE ML * Ui tt V l^ UJUKli!,K MONUAV, APK1L 27, IBM Simpson Willing to Drop Controversial Provisions In Reciprocal Trade Bill By CHAKLES F. BARRETT WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Richard M. Simpson (B-Pa) said today he is willing to drop a controversial provision in his reciprocal trade bill which would bar any lowering of tariffs to levels found to imperil American industry. Simpson's new stand seemed Ways and Means Committee pre- likely to go a long way toward! pared to open hearings today on averting a sharp, open clash be- j his bill to extend the Reciprocal tween President Elsenhower key House Republicans touchy issues of tariffs and foreign trade. The Pennsylvania congressman disclosed his position as the House and j Trade Act for one year beyond the ' June 12. This week's witnesses are from groups which support high protective tariffs. The leadnff witness Obituaries Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton May ....... 3369 July ....... 3370 Oct ....... 3360 Dec ....... 33C4 Open high Low 1:15 3395 3380 3369 3373 3368 3364 3358 3362 3391 was O. B. Strackbc-in, speaking for a committee of industry, agriculture nnd labor on import-export policy. The issue, which often stirs a party-splitting; fight in Congress, is especially important this year. Many u. S. allies and .some administration leaders have been urging a relaxing of tariffs and trade barriers to permit foreign countries to sell more goods here —on the theory of "trade — not aid." Simpson is nn influential mem- 3370 her of th« tiiriff-h (nulling ways 33611 »iirt mean? committee and chair 3367 New Orleans Cotton Open high Low May July Oct" . Dec . 3372 . 3368 . 3363 3366 3390 3381 3365 3370 3367 3361 3356 3373 1:15 3384 3369 3362 3375 Chicago Wheat Open High May ... 220 221?; July . .. 222>,i 222% Low 220 Chicago Corn Open May . .. 158 7 : July , ..162 High 159% 162 'A Low 158% 161 : >i 1:15 220H 22 Hi 1:15 Soybeans May Jly Sop Nov 307!' 2 304 2843,;, SOS 3021,4 283'4 374 Vi 307 3033.', 204'f, i' man of the Republican Congressional Campaign Committee—the group that will \vovk with Eisenhower next year to try to retain and bolster the Republican margin of control in the House. Under the present law, the President has power to negotiate new tariffs below levels determined by the Tarttf Commission to constitute a danger to American dustry. Rites Conducted For Ottis Bateman Services for Oltis Bateman, 28, of' Blytheville, who died Saturday in Baptist Hospital in Memphis, were conducted at 10 a.m. today at Calvary Baptist Church by the Rev. Vernon Gean, pastor of the Tomato Baptist Church, assisted by the Rev. J. W. Hodge of Burdette. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery with Holt Funeral Home in charge. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Delores Bateman; a son. Dennis; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Bateman; two sisters, Mrs. Richard Billeneuve of North Creek, N. Y., and Mrs. Jon Wise ot Norfolk-.Va. Pallbearers were Clarence Myrick, Thomas C. Hopper, O. M. Christian, J. E. Reagan, Henry Wood and Troy Myrick. Burns Fatal to Father Of Wilson Resident Doyle Moore of Crawfosdsvllle. Ark., father of Mrs. H. P. Casli of Wilson, died yesterday in'Critten- den County Memorial Hospital ol burns he received April 5 in a kerosene explosion at his home. He was attempting to kindle a fire in a stove when kerosene he was using exploded. Services for Mr. iMoore, who was Cl, were conducted at 2 p.m. today at citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis. Burial was in Cogbill Cemetery at Wynne. Episcopal Church Members to Hear Missionary Speak The Rev. Harry E. Chandlee, mls- donnry instructor of St. Andrew's Theological Seminary at Manila p. I., will speak at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church here at 8 o'clock tonight. Prior to his talk, the Rev. Mr Chandlee will be a guest at the monthly dinner meeting of St. Stephen's Men's Club at the parish house at 7 p.m. Since his arrival in the United States in January, he has been speaking to Episcopal church groups in the East and South. He plans to return to the Philippines soon. Born in Harrisburg, Pa., the Rev. Mr. Chandlee received his bachelor of arts degree from Dickinson College and was graduated from General Theological Seminary. Now a priest, he was ordained a deacon in 1848 and went to the Philippines .hat year. (Continued from Page 1) New York Stocks i A T and T Amer Tobacco i Anaconda Copper Belli Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen -Motors Mont'jomcrv Wnrd .... N Y Central Int Ha wester 2'l 7-S i J C Penney Republic Steel .. Radio Socony Vacuum . Studebaker . .. Standard of N J Texas Corp Rears U S Steel Sou Pac "exaggerated figures," "poor planning and inefficient execution." He cited as examples: "One mobilization plan resulted in requirements over -and above assets on !iand which would cost 530 billion doll.ir.s for hard goods alone." And: "Most of us would question the combiit capabilities of a year's surplus of calculating machines." He declared: "We hnve been and are paying dearly for two mistaken conceptions with respect to notional BC- curity. First: unsound and unrealistic calculations of requirements for materials, equipment and mip- cjft 5-8 \ plies on the part of the military. CO 7-B i Second: !\ neglect of tbe nr^ds nf 62 n-H [ a minimum niiliUiry posture in 21 7-8 | time of peace." Six Criteria 164 1-4 72 1-2 37 3-4 51 3-4 78 5-8 115 SPA (Continued from Page 1) budget and $3,736,000 by Secretary McKay. C.in't Make Contracts Good Ellis and SPA officials said this cut means the agency cannot make good its contracts with several groups of cooperatives in Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas. These groups, using funds borrowed from the Rural Electrification Administration, have built or are building transmission lines and generating plants in the area. Under the contracts, the SPA was to the transmission lines to form something of an Integrated public power system in the area. Legality of these contracts has been challenged by private utility companies In Missouri. This case now is pending in u. S. District Court in Washington. One SPA official said the committee's action "is tantamount to in adverse decision from the court." Church Extends Revival Extension of a revival which has been under way at the First Church of the Nazarene during the past week was announced today by the Rev. Joe Bean, pastor. The revival, scheduled to end last night, will continue this week through Sunday, he said. Services will be held nightly at 7:30 with the Rev. J. Russell Brown of Caldwell, Ida., delivering the sermons. TRUCE Holland Boy Injured When Struck by Car Roland Bennett, three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Bennett of Holland was seriously injured Saturday when sturck by his father's car while playing in the driveway at the family home. The boy was brought to Walls Hospital here for emergency treatment and later transferred to '< Memphis hospital. Nature of his injuries was not available thi: morning. (i!! 3-4 •!» t-2 :>S M 33 1-8 .15 1-2 KS ]-<! 52 3-1 . 58 3-1 3!) 1-2 •M 3-4 ; (Continued from Page 1) Livestock " • NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111. IP — (USDA)— HOBS 12.500: active. uneven: weights 220 Ibs down weak to 25 lower than Friday's average; largely 10 to 15 off: heavier weights steady to 15 higher: KOW.S steady to strong; bulk choice 180230 Ibs 24.! 0-25; several lots mostly choice Nos 1. and 2 220-225 Ibs 2-S.35: 2-10-270 Ibs 23.35-24.00; hcav- ier weights scarce: 150-170 ifos a m'nnnum rrnnntnir uni!.; '(i) it should not be <;ivcn more defense l)ii!-.;n":-is ih:m it can Inndle "ff\. n™tly--un ID three or four times its civilian rlnlhir volume. "An effective base for Industrial motnlk'.ution is essential, ns well as a minimum stockpile of material. We must mnintain n careful 24 -°" : I20 ' 1 ' l() lhs ' '""'"if" between weapons that are "'-n™ nT f mVS m lbs tl '» ni i'mniedinlelv requ.rod if war oc- :.•;. -. Ml: >«•">"• ™ws 19.M-inirs.nnd the lead limes necessarv 21 r 1 ; °°'Y' "•'W- 17 '™'- j lo produce in qunntlty weapons nf Catile 5.000 calves 1.000: open- proven desien from existing ins moderately :in:ve and 25 to readily iv'1-iblr 51) higher on sleers and heifers; ' rod nd ch in In eh in.75-22.00: few •> D <o\ onl\ moderately •s lue euh Tic ni s!eadv to He summed up Ills views on a mobili^i'ion base this way: When clioo.'iin^ an organization "Ifii'ge 01- small : to comprise tbe mobilization Inw. Kyes siiid, there j tor. Many coulci not. be printed, arc six criteria: ill it must li.ive j however, because the writers did Ihe management and technical not pU'.n them, knowledge rp'iuimi; (2) it must Many of these letters, both have ad,T|Uiiic capacity: '31 it sl;.:nud and unsigned, pointed lo niusl have euomrli eapital so as j lack of employment. MS u reason not to be fully dependent on fed- ! fur opposing anything which would eral aid; MI manpower must be i lend to increase the "cost of living, available: isi i.-enernlly, no facility j Others indicated n general wcarl- shoulil fall IHow reouiremrntB hr | ness of- taxes, higher utility costs or anything that resembled either. Tin- City Council has voted to approve the Chamber of Commerce's Sewer Finance Committee bond issue plan for submission to the voters at a special election. However, the Council has not Two Cars Damaged In Collision Here An automobile collision at 1345 North Sixth Street Saturday resulted in front end and fender damage to two out-of-state vehicles. The accident involved Alex Randolph of, Racine, Wls., who was going south on Sixth, street, and Fred Coleman of Covington, Tcnn., who was making a left turn into a driveway when collision occurred. Officers Bert Ross and Gunter investigated. the J. R. Lithium, which resembles sodiun in appearance, is the lightest meta known. yet passed an ordinance calling a special election for this purpose. s ion" hm eiei utihu r.d commercial 13.00-15.00 althoiich e.r>im- Strom, (.uttcis i i uin up to 14.00. capacity. "Technological progress with re-j sped to new weapons and equip- I ment make? this a desirable pol- j icy, rather thin risk the stock- i piling of end items which deteriorate, or quickly become outmoded and oh.~r.leu-." Need a Flat Hear London? Here's One MEMPHIS W—I say old chap, do you need a flat near London? An apartment for rent during the Coronation ceremonies was sas. advertised in today's issue of The [ Mrs. Norman Farley said thf Commercial Appeal by an English I apartment belongs to her mothei bride at the University of Arkan- i who will be out of town. (Continued from Page 1) not negotiate in good faith." A reporter had asked him If the UNO was considering a new Bus- pension. "I think it Is far too early to come to any definite conclusion on a matter of that kind," Harrison said. He added that no one can reasonably expect negotiations, where two sides are far apart, to give any clear Indications at the start. Proposal "Unacceptable" Harrison opened the meeting by :elling North Korean Gen. Nam II .hat a six-point proposal by Nam Sunday was "unreasonable nnd obstructive." He later said bluntly that the proposal was "unacceptable" and that the Communists "have proposed nothing which we can consider as either a reasonable or constructive basis for an armistice agreement." Nam devoted his remarks to a restatement of the Communist pro- >osal. It calls for: 1. Within two months after an irmlstice, .repatriating those pris- >ners who want to go home. 2. Within another month, Bend- ng to a neutral state, to be chosen >y the negotiators, all who refuse o go home. 3. Six months for making "ex- tlanations" to the refusing prison- rs by representatives of their lOmelands. 4. Sending home those who hange their minds. 5. If there are still some left who refuse repatriation, leaving their fate up to a high-level post- armistice, political conference. 6- Ail expenses of prisoners held in a neutral slate to be paid by their homelands. To this plan. Harrison said; "It is a proposal fo: their (the prisoners) indefinite retention. Many of these men have been held in custody unnecessarily for nearly two years as a result of the unwillingness of your side to recognize their attitude. . . . These captured personnel have the right to be released from custody as soon after an armistice as is practicable." Harrison continued: "Does your proposal drag on the captivity of the captured personnel endlessly or until that day, when exhausted and discouraged, they are forced to accept the fact that -here is no alternative to endless captivity?" At the outset Harrison berated Nam for the Communist refusal to accept the Allied plan to make Switzerland the neutral state which would take custody of balking prisoners while still keeping them in Korea. "You implied," Harrison said, "that we nominated Switzerland in order that it would represent our side alone rather than to serve in the role of a true neutral. Your argument ... is groundless." Intensified Efforts in Korea, China Blockade, Arms Aid Favored in Gathjngs' Mail Poll FURNITURE TUSSY CREAM DEODORANT •& Instantly stops perspiration odor TV Clieclt.i perspiration moisture $1 jar... now only limited Uni-c onty WOODS DRUG ATTENTION FARMERS Be sure lo have your COTTONSEED and SOYBEANS TESTED for GERMINATION. Woodson - Tenent Laboratories Licensed Grain Inspectors 612 West Ash St. Blytheville, Ark. Results ot a mall poll he conducted in the First Congressional District were announced this weekend by Rep. E. C. (Took) Gainings of West Memphis. The 15-questlon opinion poll covered Issues ranging from the Korean war to Rep. Gathlngs' own investigation of obscene literature. Here are the questions and the results (percentages show "yes," "no" and "undecided" answers In that order): Do you favor applying greater pressure and intensifying our efforts in Korea as a means of gaining peace? 90.7%; 6.5%; 3.9%. Do you favor blockading -Communist China? 90.6%; 7.2%; 2.2%. Do you' favor continuing arms to our Allies? 86.4%; 10.9% 2.7%. Do you favor a defense pact in the Pacific area similar to the NATO? 74.8%; 11.8% 13.4%. Do you favor federal expenditures for the Point-4 Program for the development of backward nations? 48.9%; 47.5% 8.6%. Do you favor cutting the budget for foreign aid? 64.4%; 30.6%; 5.0%. Do you favor reduction in defense spending which would delay the planned 143-wing air force as well as the development of the Atomic Energy Program? 11.9%; 85.5%; 2.3%. Do you favor the continuation of price supports at 907» of parity? 73.6%; 23.2%; 3.2%. Do you favor the sliding scale support plan under which the support price is smaller when the supply of the commodity increases? 41.1%; 52.2% 6.7%. Do you favor the Agricultural Conservation Program (ACP) payments as now provided? 62.6% 30.6%; 6.8%. Do you favor continuing certain tax exemptions granted farm marketing cooperatives? 40.1%; 62.9%; .7%. •Is the new Premier Malenkov a greater threat to the peace of the world than was Stalin? 28.6%; 46.9%; 24.5%. Do you favor Increasing the length of the term of office of Representatives in Congress from two to four years? 67.5%; 30.4%2.1%. Do you favor the work of the so-called Gathings Committee dealing with obscene literature? 83.3%; 8.9%; 7.8%. Do you approve of this method of learning the peoples' wishw In legislative matters? 88.9%; 0.7%; 0.4%. Adjournment' Day For Congress Is Still July 4 WASHINGTON W)-House Speaker Martin said today Congress still is bhooting for adjournment by July 4, despite a slowdown in the Senate legislative program. Martin made the comment to newsmen at the White Bouse after the regular Monday morning conference of GOP congressional leaders with President Eisenhower. In an obvious allusion to prolonged Senate debate on the submerged lands bill, Martin made it clear the adjournment date is mostly up to the Senate at this point. Fire Damages Sofa Fire apparently started by a cigarette, burned one end of a sofa in the apartment of Don Morris at 606 North Fifth Street this morning. The alarm was turned in about 10:30 when smoke was discovered in the building. No one was at home in the apartment and the blaze apparently had been smodler- ing for about two hours. The property is owned by Mrs. BUI Crowden. Mayor Speaks To Negro Group Mayor Dan Blodgett spoke to •«. meeting last night at'Bethel AME Church here. In his talk, he pointed to reactivation ot me air base as a partial solution to unemployment problems here. He also asked support for tjM) proposed $1,300,000 bond issue to ) nance a new city-wide sewer sys tern. He was introduced by Rev Thomas J. Brown, pastor of th church. Hanged tor Treason AMMAN, Jordan (IP)— An Arab le gion sergeant and a private wer hanged in Amman today for hig treason. They were convicted o passing secret information concern ing the legion to Israel. TRUSSES Spring or Elastic Abdomina! Belts Kirky Drug Stores TV Service-Center NEIL ROSS Trained Technician for radio and television repair, industrial electronics, and basic radio engineering. For Service Dial 3816 for the COURIER NEWS in Osceola, call BILLY BEALL, 567-M millions of green thumbs.' Good planters put stod; in good soil. 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