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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 1985 BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COUKIEB NEWS PAGE riVH GOP High Command Again Rallies to Nixon's Defense WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican high command again defended Vice President Nixon against Democratic criticism today, issuing a statement in his praise signed by four GOP Midwestern state chairmen. "We believe we speak for the vast majority of Americans who resent below-the-belt attacks currently being made upon the vice president," the statement said, said. "People In general are getting pretty sick of these pitiful cries of 'smear' which lack any trace of proof." Four Names "We believe we speak for the vast majority of Americans who Obituary Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton Mar May July Oct Dec 3453 3483 3501 3487 3492 3457 3488 3506 3491 3496 3453 3483 3501 3486 3492 New Orleans Cotton Mar May July Oct Dec 3455 3484 3504 3491 3496 3457 3488 3501 3495 3498 3454 3484 3504 3490 3496 3455 3504 3490 3456 3486 3506 3492 Chicago Soybeans Jan ... 278% 281% 218H', Mch ... 214% 216 214 May ... 214 215 27314 July ... 210 271'/i 269% Chicago Corn Mch May 1541/, 156 7 / B 1541/2 151 153% 156V, Chicago Wheat Mch ... 230 230 '/i May ... 22G'/i 226% New York Stocks A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester Republic Steel . Radio Socony Vacuum Stud-Pak Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears U S Steel 229V4 281 Vi 216 274% 211'/2 1541/4 156% 2301/2 226% resent below-the-belt attacks currently being made upon the vice president," the statement said. "People in general are getting prtty sick of thse pitiful cries of 'smear' which lack any trace of proof." The statement, distributed by the GOP National Committee, bore the names of these four state party chairmen: Ray C. Bliss, Ohio; Alvin C. Cast. Indiana; Morton H. Hollingsworth, Illinois; and Don C. Pierson, Iowa. Ail four were among the guests at a stag dinner given by President Elsenhower at the White House Monday night. Many Democrats have criticized the vice president, the most active GOP campaigner in the weeks before the November elections, on the ground that he sought to indict Democrats generally for i softness toward communism. Nixon has declined to comment on this criticism. Eisenhower praised Nixon's efforts during the campaign, and GOP National Chairman Leonard W. Hall said in a statement Monday night there was in progress "a highly organized campaign to besmirch" the vice president. Thank NUton In what looked like a campaign by the GOP to counter the criticism. Ihe [our state chairmen said they wanted to thank Nixon publicly for his service to the party and the American people in the I campaign. Jacob Jiedel Dies in Helena Plmeral services for Jacob Jiedel of Helena, brother of Richard and Siegbert Jiedel of Blytheville, were held this afternoon in Helena. Mr. Jiedel died yesterday follow- an illness of a year. In addition to his two brothers, e is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ida Jiedel of Helena; one daughter, Mrs. Joe Censor of Memphis; a sister, Miss Herta Jiedel of Helena, and two grandchildren. No Compromise On D-Y, Says Sen. Anderson WASHINGTON (Ift— Sen. Anderson (D-NM) ruled out today any compromise solution of the disputed Dixon-Yates power contract, and Rep. Holifield D-Calif reiterated his intention to try to block the project. Anderson, prospective new chairman of the Senate-House Atomic Energy Committee, said the group will again look inw Dixon-aYtes and also wil investigate heretofore noncontroversial contracts Detween the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and two private utility groups supplying power to A-plants. Anderson was asked about reports circulating in Congress that a compromise is being sought to settle the hot political fight over the Dixon-Yates proposal. "Not a chance," the senator said in an interview. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. Ifl— (USDA) — Hogs 9,000; active; sows unchanged; bulk choice 160220 Ib 17,25-75; 220-240 Ib 16.1511.50; 240-270 Ib 16.15-11.00; 270-300 Ib 15.50-16.00; 130-150 Ib 16.5017.25; sows 400 Ib down 14.15-15.25; heavier sows 13.00-14.50; boars 0.50-13.00. Cattle 3,200, calves 800; active; cows slow; bulls and vealers unchanged; utility and commercial bulls 13.00-14.50; canner and cutter bulls 9.50-I2'.50; good and choice vealers 22.00-30.00; commercial and good vealers 15.00-21.00. 173 3-4 66 1-8 50 " 108 69 119 50 7-8 95 7-8 84 1-4 38 37 1-8 80 3-4 ; 38 5-8 i 51 3-4' 14 3-8 110 3-8 85 1-8 S •JQ i_2 finance their own operations. Amendment Defeated There have been two efforts to prevent the state from ever again entering the property tax field, but both have been defeated by the voters.'The last such effort was ASSEMBLY (Continued from Page 1) increase. Sen. Olin CONGRESS (Continued Irom Page 1) ter (D-Pa). The congressional pay question was discussed yesterday at a closed conference of all Republican senators. The President's message on federal employe pay raises won quick praise from senior members of the House Post Office and Civil Service Comifilttee. But a move was afoot In the Senate to vote a much larger D. Johnston (D-SC) prospective chairman of the Senate Post Office and Civil Service Committee, has joined 20 other senators In introducing a bill calling for average 10 per cent hikes. However, Sen. Carlson (RrKan), senior Republican on the Post Office Committee, said in an interview he would Introduce a bill to carry out the President's recommendations. Carlson said his reading of the Eisenhower message did not indicate to him that the President was Insisting postal rate Increases be tied In with the pay hike this time. Johnston said the Senate would not take action on proposed postal rate Increases pending developments in the House. There, Speaker Rayburn (D-Tex) has come out strongly ngainst any Increases In letter' mnil charges, which, would provide the bulk of the nw rev- Wage Bill Introduced LITTLE ROCK Ifi— Hep. Dewey Stiles of Hot Springs County Introduced a bill in the House today to raise the legal minimum wage for women employes with six months experience to $3.60 for an eight- hour tiny. Sen C. Vnn Hayes of Benton said hen iso will offer the bill to the Senate this afternoon. made in the 1954 general election. The voters rjected the so r called hundred per cent assessment amendment to the constitution, which contained a ban against a state property tax. Most of yesterday's legislative session was devoted to the formality of inaugurating Gov. Faubus and hearing Cherry's farewell address However, the Senate got six new bills, including one designed . to provide relief for Arkansans who pay the state income tax. Sen. Artie Gregory of Little Rock introduced the bill, which allows taxpayers to deduct federal income tax payments from, their state income tax returns. An in- dentlcal bill passed the 1953 Senate, but was defeated In the House. The House got a bill designed to prevent Republicans from voting in Democratic primaries The measure was introduced by Rep. A. M. Metcalf of Sharp County- / It would require the purchaser of a poll tax receipt to Indicate his party affiliation, which would be recorded on the receipt. Metcalf's bill would prohibit any voter from voting In any primary except that of his recorded party. McCarthy Gets Death Threat WASHINGTON (/P) T- Sen. McCarthy (R-WIs) returned from an undisclosed mission yesterday and learned his next-door neighbor had leported a telephone warning thai the senator would be "blown up' A police guard was stationed near the McCarthy home, one of a row of houses Joined together. The neighbor, Mrs. George W. Ennis, told newsmen a "man with a foreign-sounding voice callec and told her. "We want you to vacate the premises. We're going to blow up Sen. Joe McCarthy." McCarthy said he believed "some crackpot" made the call The senator said he left Washington Sunday In connection with the work of the Senate Investigations subcommittee but the trip proved a "blank run." He did' not say where he had gone or why. Hognappers Strike MORRISON, 111. «i — Strong men visited the E. J. Starbuck farm and left with a 250-pound hog. They lifted It over three fences. 5K. RAZORBACK Serving The Best Seafood In Town! 1/2 Dozen Fancy Select Fritd Hone Finer Anywhere Jumbo French Fried OYSTERS '1.25 SHRIMP '1.25 The Above Served With Combination Salad and French Fried Potatoes Caryl Chessman Gets 5th Stay SAN FRANCISCO UH — Caryl Chessman, convicted in 1948 of kid- naping and attempted rape in Los Angeles lovers' lanes, has been granted his fifth reprieve from death in San Qu'entin's gas chamber. Judge William Denman of the 9th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday granted Chessman a stay of execution, ruling there was "a probable cause for appeal." The 33-year-old author of "Cell 2455, Death Row" has engaged in G' /2 years of legal maneuvering from San Quentln. His case has been before the U. S. Supreme Court five times and has run the gamut of lower courts. COSTA RICA (Continued from Page 1) volved in (he uprising, although the army chief of staff earlier had estimated the attacking force at 75 to 100. A communique said government troops, hastily sent to the scene when the revolt broke yesterday, were dug In near the town after "consolidating their positions and setting up communications." The 21-nation Organization of American States ordered a five- nation commission to fly here today to investigate. Costa Elca blamed neighboring Nicaragua for the uprising, a charge denied by the Nicaraguan government. Col. Bodolfo Quiros, Costa Rican chief of staff, announced last night that two government soldiers were wounded in an initial clash with the rebels, who he said also seized several villages in the Villa Quesada area. Took Over Office A general staff bulletin said refugees from the area reported that the revolt broke out shortly after a two-motored plane with no lights or visible identification flew over Villa Quesada. A group of about 40 men drove Into the town in a truck and a station wagon and took over the mayor's office. The report said the men came from the north, the direction of the Nicaraguan border. Villa Quesada is about 40 miles from the Nicaraguan frontier and has a population of about 3,500. Climaxing a long quarrel between the two Central American neighbors, Costa Rica accused Nicaragua of "direct aggression." In a message to the GAS Council, the San Jose government said it expects to receive military aid from the other American states "to repel the forces of invasion." Costa Rica's only military force is its 1,200-man civil guard, a kind of citizen's militia with a reserve estimated at 40,00 to 5,000 men. Nicaragua promptly described the charges as "foolish" and denied that the attacking force had come from its territory. "The bold accusations "by the Costa Rican government," the statement said, "correspond to the well-known tactics used by unpopular chiefs of state, who try to stir up public opinion in their favor by terming as invasion a rebel up- •-•-'rior | n tho heart of their own country, In which their nationals exclusively participate." Commission Named The OAS named a commission composed of representatives of the United States. Brazil. Mexico, Ecuador and Paraguay to visit Nationalists Claim Good Bomber Results TAIPEH, Formosa (/Pj—Nationalist China's air force headquarters said !te four-engine bombers had "excellent results" in a three- wave attack on Communist-held Toumen and Tienao island*. The Nationalist* said all planes returned to Formosa, 200 miles south of the islands, despite antiaircraft fire and Red air force fighters. This was the third straight day's strike against Tienao, which is almost next door to the Nationalists' Tachens, which were attacked, by 100 Red planes Monday. both Cosfa Rfca and Nicaragua. They were due in San Jose tonight. The chief of staff charged the real leaders of the revolt were former Presidents Teodoro Plcado, ousted in 1948 by a revolt led by Figueres, and Raphael Calderon Ouardia, Picado's predecessor. Quiros said a clandestine radio station had been heard "inciting the people to revolt and sabotage" but the rest of the country remaine quiet. The chief of staff said an observation plane sent over Villa Quesada machine-gunned a group of men trying to repair the town's small airport and returned bearing bullet holes. The pilot of the craft reported scattered rifle and small arms fire near the town, Quiros added. (At United Nations headquarters in New York, Costa Rican Delegate Benjamin Nunez said after a telephone talk with Figuer- es that his government had broken diplomatic relations with Nicaragua. Nunez said "enemy forces' had crossed the border from Nicaragua and a battle was presumed in progress.) Figueres and Nicaragua's strong man President Anastasio Somoza have been feuding ever since the 1948 Costa Rican revolt. Former Presidents Picado and Calderon Guardia had been close to Somoza .and fled to Nicaragua. Figueres accused Somoza of helping Picados forces against him. Since then the two neighbor heads of state have frequently swapped accusations and border incidents have multiplied. One threat of violence last July calmed down when the United States rushed six Jet fighters to Costa Rica on a "good will mission." The latest crisis began last Saturday, when Figueres announced he had alerted the nation's civil guard against a possible new. invasion attempt from Nicaragua. 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