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PAW BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, Dem, GOP Leaders Predict Okay for Ike's Trade Plan \VASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic and Republican congressional leaders joined today in forecasting early approval of President Eisenhower's program to help spur free world trade by lowering U. S. tariffs. ' + In a special message yesterday, Eisenhower renewed proposals he first made last year for a three- year extension of the Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act with power to cut tariffs another 15 per cent. He also called for measures to stimulate investment of U.S. capital abroad, largely through tax concessions; to simplify customs regulations; to furnish more tech- Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton <t*:M «MtaK»i) 3455 3458 3452 3488 3489 3482 3505 3505 3500 3499 3499 3487 3503 33503 3492 Mar May July Oct Dec New Orleans Cotton Mar May July Oct Dec 3455 3489 3508 3502 3505 3458 3490 3508 3502 3506 3451 3483 3501 3490 3493 3500 3487 3492 3451 3483 3501 3490 3493 Chicago Soybeans 27B>/ 2 281 'A 275!/ 4 277% 275'/ 2 27T/4 2731/4 274'A Jan . Mch May July Chicago Corn i5sy e 158 278H 275!i 2751/4 272% 279 275% 275 272 & Mch 'May 155 158 156% 157% Chicago Wheat Mch May 230'/4 23054 229% 230" 4 226 3 / 8 226'/ a 225% 226!' 2 New York Stocks A T and T 173 3-4 Amer Tobacco 66 3-8 Anaconda Copper 50 5-8 Beth Steel 106 1-4 Chrysler 69 7-8 Coca-Cola 119 Gen Electric 51 Gen Motors 97 1-8 Montgomery Ward 83 1-4 N Y Central 35 3-4 Int Harvester 37 1-8 Republic Steel 80 1-8 Radio 39 1-8 Socony Vacuum 52 3-8 Stud-Pak H 3-4 Standard of N J HI 1-8 Texas Corp 86 Sears 75 3-4 U S Steel 71 5-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111., WV-(USDA)—Hogs 11,500; lower; choice 160-220 Ib 17.25-75; choice No. 1 and 2; 17.85, lowest top since December 1952; 220-240 Ib 16.75-17.50; 240-270 Ib 15.75-16.75, few at 17.00: 270-320 Ib 15.25-75; 130-150 Ib 17.75-17.25; sows 400 Ib down 14.75-15.25; heavier sows 13.00-14.50; boars 10.50-13.00. Cattle 4,500, calves 1,200; few good steers and butcher yearlings steady at 21.00-24.00; cows utility and commercial 10.50-12.50; few at 13.00: calmer and cutter cows 8.00-10.50; bulls utility and commercial bulls 13.00-14.50; canner and cutter bulls 9.50-12.50; good and choice venlers 22.00-30.00; commercial and low good 15.0021.00; odd head prime to 32.00; commercial and good slaughter calves 14.00-19.00. Howell Boyd's Art Displayed Howell Boyd of Blytheville is one of several Ole Miss students who has work on display in the Forum Gallery in New York, the University announced today. The exhibition includes selected pieces by art majors and graduate students at the University of Mississippi. Mr. Boyd graduated f r o m Blytheville High School in 1952 and is a junior in the school oi liberal arts. Traffic Counts In Court Here Wiiilam Counts forfeited n $19.75 bond In Municipal Court this morning on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with improper state license. In other action J. B. Puqh, Negro, was found not guilty on charges of overdrawing and obtaining money by false pretense. Sverelte Wayne Gray forfeited a bond of $5 on a charge of failing to stop at a traffic light. In Osceola... You may buy the Courier News Cramer's Cafe and Reidy, Drugs nical "know-how" to underdevel- vbped countries; to encourage American travel to other lands; and to increase American participation in international trade fairs. Rep. Cooper (D-Tenn), incoming dhairman of the House Ways and Means Committee and chief sponsor of a bill to implement the President's proposals, announced hearings would start next Monday. Indications were the trade bill might be the first major legislation passed by the new Democratic controlled Congress. Hearing Soon Sen. Byrd (D-Va), who will head the Senate Finance Committee, said his group would hold hearings as soon as the House acts. He said he generaly favored the recommendations, although he was not ready to endorse all details. Another expression of support came from Sen. George <D-Ga), senior Democrat on the Finance Committee. But vigorous opposition was assured from the three senior Republicans on the ways and means group — Representatives Reed of New York, Jenkins of Ohio and Simpson of Pennsylvania — and 'rom Sen. Millikin (R-Colo), senior GOP. member of the Finance Committee. Some opponents said privately they would be able to make the fight much closer than is generally expected, but they did not claim they could defeat the program. House Speaker Rayburn tD-Tex.) said he would be willing to go even farther than (he President asks and vote, a permanent reciprocal trade law. Rep. Haileck (R-Ind). assistant House Republican leader, said he thought the program would be enacted "substantially as recommended" and that "a good majority" of Republicans would be for it. Will Cooperate House Republican Leader Martin of Massachusetts said he was certain Congress would cooperate with the President on the program. Several democrats said privately that if congress approves the Eisenhower trade program — as they expect — it would show that on some issues the Democrats will give the President more support than he could get from his o\vn Republican party. The Republican-controlled Congress took no action on Eisenhower's trade proposals last year a-<l, in the end. he settled for a one-year extension of the law with no additional tariff-cutting authority. The Reciprocal Trade Act — written into law 20 years ago under a Democratic administration—permits the President to lower tariffs on imports in return for foreign trade concessions for American products. John Wilks Tops UT Mcd Grades John William Wilks. 721 W. Main, placed first in his section during the fall quarter of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, it was reported today. He is continuing his fourth-quarter course of study which began Jan. 6. Obituary Government's Farm Stock Damon McLeod Due to Shrink Services Set For Tomorrow Funeral services for Henry Damon McLeod, 65, former Blythe- vllle alderman, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. J. C. Dickinson, assisted by the Rev. J. H. Mellon. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mr. McLeod died yesterday at Kennedy Veterans Hospital in Memphis following an illness of two years. Born in Nut Bush, Term., Mr. McLeod had made his home here for 52 years. Before his retirement he was active as a Blytheville merchant and owned both business and residential property in the city. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Beulah McLeod, t\vo daughters, Mrs/Landis Price of Memphis and Mrs. Ann Horton of Forrest City; one son, D. J. McLeod of Blytheville; and two sisters, Mrs. Anna Lunsford and Mrs. Maud Lunsford, of Blytheville. Pallbearers will be Frank Woolsey, Joe Freeman, Toney Tucker, C. L. Blaylock, Hubert Moody and Fletcher King. C. W. Avery Rites Are Held Services for Charles Wihslow Avery of Osceola were to be conducted at Swift funeral Home at 10:30 tliis morning by the Rev. W. 6. Scroggin, Jr., of Osceola and the Rev. Harold Womack of Wynne. Burial was "to have been in Cogdill Cemetery at Wynne- Mr. Avery, a farmer, had made his home in Osceola for the past 50 years. He is survived by a son, Charles J. Avery of Wynne, and a daughter. Mrs. R. E. Moore, Osceola. Pallbearers included, Dr. Joe Hughes, Jim Hyatt, D. E. Young, Ray Mann, Joe Martin, R. O. Speck. Honorary pallbearers were C. G. Alexander, Lee Graf ton, John Staggs, R. E. Willingham, J. P. Crossthwait, Newt Gillespie. Brother Osceola Woman Passes OSCEOLA — Word has been received here of the death of Bennie Bluestein of Memphis, a brother of Mrs. Louis Lapides of Osceola. Mr. Blustein died last ni?ht. He was well known in Osceola. Services will be conducted at 2 o'clock this afternoon in Baron Hirsch Synagogue in Memphis. Brinkley Rites Are Conducted Funeral services for Mrs. Jim Brinkley. former Blytheville resident, were conducted Wednesday in Wyandotte, Mich. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Everett Le Chilr. and two grandchildren, all of Wyndotte. WASHINGTON (£>)—Sen. Aiken (R-Vt) said today the government's stock of about seven billion dollars worth of larm commodities should begin to shrink steadily after reaching a peak this spring. Aiken, retiring chairman of the Senate Agriculture. Committee, said this would result from two factors: 1. President Eisenhower's farm program, which may bring lower price supports on some farm commodities starting this year plus acreage restrictions voted by farmers themselves on major crops. 2. The success — "far exceeding expectations," Aiken said — of the new plan for disposing of the nation's big farm surplus "abroad. The President reported to Congress yesterday that negotiations have been completed or are under way for disposing of 578 million dollars of such susplus to foreign nations. FAUBUS Negro Deaths Louise H. Swing Succumbs in Detroit Word has been received here of the death of Louise Holmes Ewinc, a teacher in Elm Street School, who died in Detroit Sunday. She was a second-prade teacher who sponsored a thrift club in the school whereby children saved Tor Christmas spending. She had been ill for several months. She graduated from Lemoynft College. Memphis, and Arkansas State College in Pine Bluff and hnd been teaching in this county (Continued from Page 1) gence in enforcing collections of remaining levies will go far to offset the loss of revenue" but aside from that he didn't say how he thought the deficit .should be made up. Nor did he say how he proposed to replace the half million or so which would be lost if the poll tax should be abolished. In a discussion of the welfare situation, Paubus' prepared text, using language reminiscent of last summer's bitter 'campaign oratory, said; "Already action has been taken to remove 20,000 disabled, deserving: old people from subjection to the third-degree methods they have endured during the past administration." During the, campaign Faubus charged that welfare investigators subjected clients to unnecessary harassment. "I ask," Paubus said in today's speech, "that there be a relaxation of welfare provisions which penalize those provident persons who undertake to help themselves. Those older people who are able should be encouraged to grow gardens, have a cow and some chickens and work at odd jobs to augment the limited grants now available. They must not be forced to Sit idle when they cannot exist on the amount the state is able to pay." Rolls Should Decrease Faubus declared that '"as the social security program expands, the rolls of the State Welfare Depart- "inent should decrease, and if our present revenues are maintained, an increase in amount of aid should be possible." Paubus made an anticipated recommendation for a revision of the present law which permits a public utility to institute a rate increase immediately by posting a bond to insure possible refunds. This hiw was a point of contention in the governor's campaign. "I suggest," Paubus said, "that! a period of 90 or 120 days be es- j tablislied before 1 any application for! rate increases become operative, j "If, within the specified period, ! hearings are not concluded and! rate issues resolved, then, within I the judgement of the Public Ser-1 vice Commission, the applicant! may institute a revised rate .struc-! ture, provided, specifically, that if' any increase is ordered prior to ; final adjudication, proper bond be posted to insure refunds in event' the rate increases are denied or modified." i Of the Fiscal Code, Paubus declared, those sections, "which have been challenged have been declared Unconstitutional, either by opinions of the attorney general or decisions of the Supreme Court, should be changed." Sen. Smith Asks Blockade to Seek Freedom of Fliers Wants U. S., Allies To Join in Effort* Against Red China By JACK BELL * WASHINGTON, UPJ—S.en.,H. Alexander Smith (R-NJ) proposed today that the United States ask its allies to join in a blockade of Red China if United Nations efforts fail to gain the release of American airmen imprisoned there as "spies." U.N. Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold yesterday ended a series of talks in Peiping with Red China's Premier Chou En-lai, but a join communique issued at U.N. headquarters in New York, gave no hint whether the 11 U.S. airmen would be freed. However, the com- munique described the secret talks as "useful" and this prompted speculation that Hammarskjold may have met with some success. Smith, retiring chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Far- Eastern subcommittee, said in an interview he would oppose any "trade" which the Communists could use for propaganda purposes. '•If our men are not released, we should ask our allies to join us in a blockade of the China coast," he said. "I believe to squeeze them economically would be the best sanction to apply. I know it would be dangerous, but we must take some calculated risks." Senate Republican Leader Knowland of California, who has differed in the past with President Eisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles on some aspects of foreign policy, has renewed his proposal that the United States clap : a blockade on China to obtain release of Americans held there, regardless of whether other friendly nations join in. Smith said, however, he oelieves that to make such a blockade effective, this country would have to have the support of England. He said he doubted that Russia would furnish convoys for ships sailing for Chinese Communist ports. "I don't think the Communists want to precipitate any fighting now." he declared. Eisenhower and Dulles have indicated opposition to any blockade at this time, primarily on grounds that it could be regarded as an act of war. Smith, who usually supports Dulles' policies, is known to have urged the secretary of state to be "OSdat40,50,6Q?" - Man, You're Crazy Forget your aRt-! Thousands arc peppy at TO. Trv "mwinB U]i" with Ostrex. Contains tonic fur wi-ak. rundown ttxliap due solely to body s lurk of iron which many men and women can • old." Try Ostrex Tonic Tahlt-ts for youimj'r IVcliiiR. pi:p. this very day. "tJut acquainted size otilySOc. At all druggists. Mew Demo Policy May Take Major Post from Sen. Byrd By JOE HALL WASHINGTON (£)—A new policy by the Democratic .Senate leadership appeared likely today to^remove Sen. Byrd (D-Va) from the chairmanship of the spending watchdog cqmmittee he has headed in all its '14 years. This is the Senate-House Committee on Reduction on Nonassentinl Federal Ependiturs, firste st up in 1941 and known around the capitol simply as "the Byrd committee." The Democratic Steering Committee yesterday announced it was asking that no Democrat hold two committee chairmanships. In the past, one man has been permitted to head one of the regular legislative committees and a special committee such as the Byrd group. Byrd will be Finance Committee chairman this year, the first major standing committee he has headed in his 22 years in the Senate. Thus.he would not be able to head the watchdog committee under the new policy. Byrd said he had not decided what to do about this. But a source close to him said he would tender his resignation as chairman of the watchdog committee. If it Is accepted, his successor probably would be Rep. Cannon of Missouri, senior House Democrat on the group. A veteran Democratic senator said the new policy was not aimed at Byrd, but was devised for harmony purposes by Majority Leader Lyndon B. Johnson (D-Texj. The Democratic steering group completed its committee assignments yesterday,, managing to give plums to two veterans who are now "freshmen" —.Senators Barkley of Kentucky and O'Mahoney of Wyoming—and also to Sen. Morse (Ind-Ore). Barkley got the two major committee posts he held—foreign relations and finance—before he left the Senate in 1949 to become vice president. O'Mahoney was assigned to interior, of which he formerly was chairman, and to the Judiciary Committee. Morse, whose vote makes possible Democratic control of the Senate, was given the foreign relations spot he long has wanted. He also was put on another major committee, banking, and kept on ready with a plan or action if Ham- marskjold returns from Peiping empty handed. The U.N. secretary general is expected back in New York Saturday. The State Department said it would have no comment unti' Hammarskjold files his report. Lasting Relief for PILE PAIN: CLINIC-TESTED Thornton-Minor Ointment You feel soolhintf comfort so fast, too. That'a because Thornton-Minor Ointment is a complete fomiu'a with (ant- acting, long-lasting special ingredients to eheck itching, burning, pitin and help reduce swelling. Ointment or suj>- poaitory form, only 51.00. 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Nationalist warplanes last night and early today hit Tienao Island. 15 miles north of the Tachens and Red warships in the Sungmen area off the Chekiang Province coast. Grand Jury to Hear 8 -Tax Fraud Cases LITTLE ROCK W) — Eight tux fraud cases will be heard by a Federal Grand Jury meeting here about Feb. 15, United States District Atty. Osro Cobb said. t Cobb asked > Federal Judge Thomas C. Trimble to call the jury session. MRS.DOHA1DCROW, Houston, Texas, says: "My sons disliked ordinary aspirin. Now I give St. Joseph Aspirin For Children. They like its pure orange flavor." ST. JOSEPH ASPIRIN FOR CHILDREN ASSEMBLY (Continued from Ftg* M sponsibility" act, which forces relatives of needy persons to support them. The bill was passed two years ago in an effort to cut th« state welfare roles. A bill to set up state Juvenll* Department to take jurisdiction over young criminals and neglected children was Introduced by Sen. Q. 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