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f THURSDAY, SEPT, 28, 1958 (AS*.) 1 COURTER WBWS ro* Truman Says All Top-Pay U.S. Officials Should Make Public Account of Income WASHINGTON W — President Truman said today he believes all top pay government officials should be required to make public accounts of all their income each year. He took this stand at a news conference, saying he had long favored legislation to that end, The President refused, however, to comment on Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's assertion that his Republican vice presidential running mate, Richard Nixon, had "completely exonerated" himself by his report on his privately financed senatorial expense fund. Truman likewise refused to comment on a fund raised by the Democratic presidential nominee, Gov. Adlai Stevenson, to help bolster the salaries of some government officials in Illinois. Truman said his attitude on funds received by government officials was reflected in a message sent to Congress on September 21, 1951. Publicity Advocated This was a message in whirl* he advocated publicity on all income received by top-salaried government officials as well as mem bers of Congress. ! Truman said he stood behind that message just as he stood behind every message he sent to Congress. He recalled that when he was in the Senate he had Mrs. Tru> man on his office payroll, since it was exceedingly difficult to get along in those days. He remarked that in those days he did not have the expense accounts now available to members of Congress, who also received more pay now. Truman compared his senatorial position to that of Sen. John Sparkman, Democratic vice presidential candidate, who has Mrs. Sparkman on his payroll. He said Mrs Truman was his secretary to help him pay his board while he was in the Senate. Truman for the second time, upheld Stevenson against Republican criticism of his witticisms on the stump. He volunteered the comment that the Republicans have been poking fun at the Democratic candidate because he likes to put his audiences into good humor. In that connection he said he wanted to call attention to a quotation from Matthew, Chapter 6, which he said read: "Be not, ns the hypocrites, sad of countenance." . When the Nixon fund question ^vas raised, reporters jokingly inquired whether Truman would care to contribute to it. He said he had no comment. Truman "Not Sorry** WASHINGTON Wi — President Trumnn said today he has never been sorry he fired T. Lamar Caudle as assistant attorney general. Caudle, ousted last November, told House investigators this week that Donald Dawson, a White House aide, nnd Rep. Boykin <D- Ala) told him Truman felt be had done Caudle "a grave injustice." Truman told n news conference today he had never heard of "that. The President added he has never been sorry he let Caudle go. Truman also said that he had never heard of a "White House clique 11 Caudle testified about. The President said that members of the staff have been called several names, but that was a new one. Caudle told a House subcommittee yesterday that former Attorney General J. Howard McGrath told him a "White House clique'* was rath. Caudle also quoted McGrath, also fired by Truman, as saying ie (McGrnthj * knew enough about he White House to blow it so high he force of gravity would never bring it back, to earth." Truman said he did not know what McGrath meant, that McGrath didn't take him into his confidence. Caudle today had "an honest man" label pinned on him by the House committee investigating the Justice Department. Citizens Group Maps 1st Road Legislative Reform Since 1923 LITTLE ROCK (tf-j—The SB-member Citizens' Highway Committee met here today to map Arkansas' first, comprehensive legislative reform of its highway system since 1023. The committee set down Eor study 12 general topics w ith an eye to 16 Cities Enter Bell Rate Case Formal Opposition To Increase Filed LITTLE ROCK f/pj—sixteen Arkansas cities today formally intervened before the Arkansas Public Service Commission in opposition to the proposed S2.3 million annual rate increase of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. (Although Blythevilln was not listed among the intervening citte.s. City Attorney Percy A. Wright said thLs may be because the intervenors' steering committee has not yet-received this city's formal protest- He said, however, such a protest hns been made and Blyihenlle is definitely among the intervenors. A protest was authorized by the City council at a meeting early this month.) The cities set out 23 separate allegations which they said supported their contention that the proposed increase is "excessive and inequitable." The intervenors also asked that any hearing be postponed until complete study of the entire rate structure of Southwestern Bell could be made. Intervening cities are Arkadetphl* Benton, Cherry Valley, CXsceola Searcy, Wynne, Heber Springs, Malvern, Morrilton. Paragcnilri, El Dorado, Hot Springs, Pine Bluff. Ft Smith, Little Rock, and North Little Rock. recommending highway legislative reforms to the 1953 General Assembly. Among the 12 subjects outlined by the committee.were: 1. Remedy the problem of too many county roads on the state system with too little money to maintain them. 2. Overhaul purchasing' laws and provide for continuing audits n state departments with the idea o eliminating the "dishonesty, wa'st and extravagance" • highway op erations, as reported by the High way Audit Commission, 3. Redistrict the Mito high* r system on a more writable basis reducing in number the present 10 districts. 4. Repeal Act 406 of 1949. which provided for refunding of excise taxes on gasoline used for farm Mir poses. 5. Correct any shortcomings '.n aws regulating weights and sizes of trucks, including truck Jaw.s concerning fuels, taxes, fines and weighing stations. Commodity Arid Stock Markets— N«w York Cotton Open Hieli law Close Oct 3838 3007 38«8 3890 Dec 3902 3913 3800 3890 Mnr 3898 3909 3SS6 38S6 May 3881 3801 3868 3868 N«w Orleans Carton Open High Low Close Oct Dec . ...... Mar May . Soybeans Jan , Men May 389! 3697 3691 3880 3900 3910 3DOS 3S89 3888 3888 3885 3859 Hich Low 304 301 ^ 306 *+ 303'*; , 307 305 4 3MV 3880 3fi88 3886 3869 Close 302'4 305 306 SOS 1 -; New York Stocks A T and T 153 1- Amcr Tobacco , 55 Anaconda Copper -11 i • Beth Steel M 3- Chrysler 85 Coca-Cola 1(1«) l- Gen Etcrtric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central fn( Hirvester J C Penney Republic Steel Radio Rooony Vacuum Studebaker Standard of N J flea's Take 2 Chinese Off Ship; British Swap Fire with Shore STEVENSON (Continued from Paffe H expenses. And Nixon accused Stevenson of "clamming up" about a fund rnised to supplement, the salaries of Illinois state officials. Stevenson Hus No Comment Stevenson offered no immediate comment on Nixon's remarks or the decision of the GOP high command to keep the California senator on the parly ticket. The Democratic candidate was standing pal on what he said yesterday—that it would be "a breach of faith oil my part" to name key state officials whoso salaries he said he supplemented with donations from the specinl fund. Dickinson said the 1.900-ton Tak- These Rifts, Stevenson snid. made ?hinff wns 5|/ milcs wcs( of BrU , Rn . it possible to get men of canine- hcld Lan|ao ls]nnd flnd , 0 ^ tence and integrity for stale jobs pas , of Macau whcn a giml)0ftt and launch, "both flying the Chinese Communist flag." drew alongside. Dickinson said the gunboat fired I wo bursts from a machine gun and one shell from a four-pounder MONO KONO HI — Two British warships and Communist. Bhore bat- tciiPA traded fire today after tho Reds swarmed over a Brltlsh-oper- aled passenger vessel and forcibly removed two Chinese. Commodore Harold G. Dickinson, Hong Kong naval chief, said the destroyer Consort and the frigate Mounts Bay returned fire on Red shore batteries after they were fired upon following the raid. The passenger ship Tabshing wa s r n Ided a bout 3 a. m., some 10 miles east of Portuguese Macau In n channel of "normal international traffic." age. He said the Reds then ordered the British vessel, skippered by Capt. J. B. McCaw. to proceed to nearby Red-held Lapsapmei Island, where Communist armed guards "forcibly removed" two Chinese passengers. The Consort and Mounts Bay arrived at the scene at 6:55 a. m., as the Takslring was weighing anchor to continue to Macau. The warships patrolled (he area ntil 7:50 a. m. when the Comrnu- .ist shore batteries opened up from .apsapmei. The British worships 'ere not hit, Dickinson said. which they could not afford to take otherwise. Obituaries Texas Corp . Srnrs U S Steel Livestock 6S 1-4 40 1-8 27 35 t-8 31 3-8 7G 3-8 53 1-2 58 1-2 LOST SUB (Continued fro*- Page 11 southwest. Tt is a spot which naval | officers described as extremely deep. Another submarine from Toulon, with 21 men aboard, vanished without a trace in the Mediterranean on Dec. 6, 1D46. Sibylle Built hy British The Sibylle was built by the British in 1941 and loaned to France by Britain last year. She had been reported in perfect order after four practice dives earlier this month- Maneuvering yesterday with an anti - submarine squadron, the Sibylle was in the company of the cruisers Georges Ley genes, Montcalm and Floire and the torpedo bout ItTarceau. A spokesman for the Naval Secretariat in Paris said no foreign ships were taking part in the hunt. French search facilities were con- Rites to Be Held Saturday for Mrs. Johnson Mrs. Permelia Isabella Johnson, mother of Dr. R, L. Johnson of Blytheville. died at the home of her son here at 6:20 a.m. today. She was 91. Services will be conducted Saturday afternoon at Ethet, Miss., her former home. She hart resided here 15 months and was the wife of the late Andrew J. Johnson of Etnel. She also is survived by five sons, A. A. Johnson of Ethel. A. J. Johnson of Little Rock, Byron Johnson of Oklahoma City, Bill Johnson of Tulsa. and O. K. Johnson of Omaha, Nebr.; a daughter, Mrs. John Donaldson of Quit man, L,*.; a brother. Will Bain of Ethel; and two sisters, Mrs. Delia Burns and Mrs. Delia Blue, both of Ethel. Holt Funeral Home Is In charge. NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111. L-ft— (TJSDAl— Hogs 8,500; fairly active; barrows and gilts 100 Ibs up 20 to 25 lower than yesterday's average; lighter weights unchanged; sows steady to 25 higher; spots more; choice 200-230 Ins imported for grade 20.50 - 20.65 with 20.50 most popular price; 2-10-270 Ibs IS. 50-20,50: 120-140 Ibs 15.00-11.00; so\vs 40 Ibs down 18.00-18.75; few loads choice 320-330 Ib 18.35; heavier sows 16.00-17.75; boars 12.0015.50; no hogs permitted to be marketed out. of St. Clair County on account of quarantine effective 5:30 p. m. yesterday; this action does not effect normal market operation or outbound shipments, Cntle 2,000; calves 1.200; moderately active demand resulting in some early sales smers find mixed yearlings at steady prices; good and choice 28,25*31.00 with mostly commercial light weight steers 25.00; cows fairly active io fully steady; utility and commercial 16.00-1B5Q; canners and cutters 13.00-J6.00. The money, he said, came from funds left over from his 1948 campaign for governor, plus some Inter contributions. None of tho coninb- [ »tors knew what officials received j funds and none of the recipients ! knew who Rave the money in the (53 3-8'^ lrsl Pl aoo > lnp governor said. 60 5-31 So, he said, he saw no purpose 59 5-8! to he sewed by disclosing Die 18 5-8' names of officials who received 32 1-1; gifts or the amounts they got. The governor took that stand at a meeting in Baltimore of Volunteers for Stevenson. Then he flew hack to Springfield and told questioning reporters he didn't think he would have anything to say j either, about innktng public a list I of donors to the fund. : That left unanswered such questions as: How much was in the fund origi nally. how much was added to it. how much is lefi? How many persons made donations and how many got donations'' What types of persons were they? Reporters who wanted to clear up some of those points signed a petition n skins Stevenson for a news conference yesterday or today. But the governor said he doubted it would be possible to inld one—he was busy at the Exec- itlvc Mansion and with preparations for political trips. nt the Takshlnff, hitting her in the stern hut inflicting no other dam- out to "get" both Caudle and Me- sidered sufficient. GOP Campaign Spurs Pol! Tax Buying In Arkansas Congressional District LITTLE ROCK (S»i—A Republican campaign for victory In a congressional race apparently has spurred the purchn?e- of poll tax receipts in Arkansas' Third Congressional District, State Auditor J. Oscar Humphrey iaid yesterday that requests for additional poll tax receipts have come from Benton, Washington and Carroll Counties. Benton County, which asked Tor another 1.500 receipts, already had 'been i^ned 12.000 prior to yesterday's request said Humphrey. The Cminty issued I] 761 rcceiprs in 1951 and 11-852 and 1947. Humphrey said Washington has 1 received 1.200 in addition to the 15.600 originally allotted U and Carroll has obtained 6,000. Republican Jack Joyce of Fay- ettevillc is running against incumbent democrat Jim Trimble for the congressional post. The district includes 15 counties AIR-CONDITIONED LAST TIMKS TON1TE "THE WINNING TEAM" . J)oris Day Ronald Reagan ••^^•^••^•iBHVHM^BM^H^^^H NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Plione 58 LAST TIMES TONITE "Lydio Bailey" Dale Robertson Anne Francis FRIDAY "ivory Hunter' Anthony Steel Dinah Sheridan EISENHOWER (Continued irom Page 1) tures "(or years." Eisenhower aid this country csn't go on much onger with such budget outlays. 'It lakes more than the income ax paid by all o( the men earn- ng S4.000 a year to pay the iu- erest on (he public debt," he said. The crowd gave a big hand for *Iixon \vheji the vice-prcsidential lominee's naine was mentioned by 3ov. Theodore R. McKelciin of \laryland in introducing Eisen- lower. Although Eisenhower took on a leavy whistle stop schedule in Vest Virginia and Maryland, and Vlxon flew west to Salt Lake City, hey were teamed solidly by a 07 to 0 vote ol confidence by the Republican National Committee in he vice presidential nominee. Washed out were any doub'.s hat might have been in the mind ( Eisenhower, the GOP presiden- iarstandard hearer, whether Nix- in's acceptance of more than S18,- 100 in privately - raised expense unds from wealthy Californians should count him out as a candidate. Soft Coal Firm Owners Meet WASHINGTON (*P> — Southern soft coal mine owners held a strategy meeting today to determine yes-or-no answer to contract, demands of Union Leader John L. Lewis. Joseph E. Moody, president of the Southern Coal Producers Association, met with association's 20-niem- oer board of directors to di-cide on a reply to Lewis, president of the United Mine Workers Union, With the Courts Chancery Court— Divorce decrees tiled: James A. Griffin vs. Minnie Amy Griffin; Arlic Bryeans v. Edith Ward Bryeans; Pauline Kelly v. O. A. Kelley; T. T. Shirley v. Virginia Shirley; Georgia Stages v. Law') Staggs; Ruth B. Byrd v. Junior Lee I Byrri; Geneva Webb v. Roy Webb; r Annie Laurie Edgin v, Watson Ed-gin; Dorothy Sue Brown v. Roy' Webb; Annie Laurie Edgin v. Watson Edgin: Dorothy Sue Brown v. Grady Lee Brown; Patsy Robertson v, Carl Robertson; Turner L, Jones, Jr,, v. Jane Frances Jones; Bernice Jones v. Robert Leo Jones. Rhonda Alice Eaton, minor, suit to remove disabilities. Circuit Court (CIviU — C. V. Sebnugh, doing business as City Electric Co,, v. J. E. Pyle, suit j on account. Kiwanians See Demonstration On Electronics Oddities of chemicals and electronics were demonstrated to mem- ici-s of the BlythDvllle Khvanis Club at the club's weekly meeting in Ho- I Noble yesterday noon. P. J. Logandicp and Richard T Boyh, General Electric representatives were in charge of the demonstration. Ten sons and daughters of Ki- '.vanians were special guests at yes- icrdfiy's meeting as the club obterv- od National Kids Day, which has been set as Saturday by Kiwani International. During the business session which preceded the program. Dr. Milton E. Webb, club president., appointee two nnnilnntuiK cnmmlUees (o nom inate candidates for the club's an nual election of officers, which ha been set for Oct. 8. The nomlnatlni committees are to report their nom illations to the club next week. Other gupsts at yesterday's meet inp were: Grant Taylor, a visitin Kiwaninn from Jrjnesboro. Earl Ncl son of Little Rock and Paul C Hughes and A- E. Rose of Blythc vllle. Federal Grain Loss How Seen At $500,000 1XDRTLANB, Ore. Ml— The lo« from leaks In the federal grain storage program will be about 1500,004 instead of 10 million dollars, S*cre- lary of Agriculture Charles 5". Brannan asserted here last night. "In the first place the estimate o[ 10 million dollars In losses H an excessively high figure. Of th« actual toss, was have now recovered about 2S million. Criminal indict- mrats arc pending against 32 warehousemen, and civil actions are In progress against several." he Raid in an interview. "We will he able to collect on the bonds of most, of them," Brannan continued. r 406 W. Main Phone 4591 No Extra Charge for Ceiling Paper Three-day off&r—purchase sidev/oll ptiper for 3 room and get special ceiling paper free of extra charge, Single roll of Wards sicfcwall paper JS< fa 75« FINE WALLPAPER AT WARDS L J Well Child Clinic Held At Health Unit Here A u-eli-child clinic was held yesterday at the Mississippi County Health Unit hrre under sponsorship of the United Council of Churchwomen. Tlie First Presbyterian Church was in charge of yesterday's clinic with Mrs. J. E. Carter and Mrs. George Dillahunty assisting. Ten children were examined. AAOX Plume 4021 _ Weekdays 7:00 Always a Double Feature Husbands! Wives! Want new Pep and Vim? At All Rlrthpvlll GEM LOST. SATURDAY "Buffalo Bill From Tomahawk Territory" Clayton Moore ircnnrlilionerl (5 Refrigeration Fcnluring the famous new RE- VKKS1HLK SCAMS, the bright- esl, most economical idea in years. Drossy dark seam on one Fide. !ii;hl seal-seam on the oilier! Exclusive Holeproof beauty lock finish for super snag resistance. THEATER RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. $135 Moonstone V Pearl Blush Taupe k LAST TIMES TON'ITE KANSAS TERRITORY ONE FOOT IN HEAVEN" Frcrlric .March SHERIFF OF WICHITA" Alan "Rocky' 1 I.atic TONITE & FRIDAY NIGHT LOST in a lov« rhat never should have been]... A role os fiery 01 in "DUEL IN THE SUN"; os memorable 01 in "THE SONG OF BERNADEUE". JENNIFER JONES Coi«b,TfCHNICOlOR [WILL. rp.EssavscER racoccnos • ASF.LZMCK nrrmr » r>~>- .« ^_( w, WCHAII. rowtu..* IMCIIC

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