THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Fast Work Slated on Trade Act WASHINGTON W)—Two House committees set a fast course today for a bill to extend for another year President Eisenhower's po< f - er to lower U.S. tariffs in agreements with other nations which lower theirs. Known as the Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act. the law which the House bill would keep in effect is presently scheduled to expire at midnight Saturday. House leaders want to get the extension bill to the Senate in time for action there next week if possible. While that would be after the deadline, a temporary lapse of the 20-year-old law would not affect reciprocal trade agreements already on the books. Eisenhower originally had requested a three-year extension of the controversial program in line with recommendations of a special commission on foreign economic policy headed by Clarence B. andall, president of Inland Steel Co. The President later backed away from the three-year request now and asked instead for the Shorter extension in order, he said, to give the House Ways and Means Committee more time for a longer look at the over-all program, with action next year. This committee called a morn- session to approve the one-year extension provided for in a bill introduced this week by Chairman Daniel A. Reed (R-NY). The Rules Committee, meanwhile, docketed an afternoon session to send the measure to the House floor under procedure barring all amendments. Without such Rules Committee protection, the bill would be subjected to a barrage of amendments which could keep it before the House for weeks. Speaker Martin (R-Mass predicted that the House would overwhelmingly approve the one-year extension. DENVER (fP) — Arthur Pittman, 44-year-old carpenter, was recovering today after being buried under a cubic yard of concrete. Pittman was working at the basement level yesterday when a bucket of cement being lifted in a new 23-story building tilted at the 14th floor and cascaded upon him. Coworkers dug him out. Hospital attendant said his injuries were not serious. ON GUARD IN KENYA—An armed African policeman watches Mau Mau prisoners from a watch tower at the Langata Detention Camp. The tent-town, completely surrounded by barbed wire, is near Nairobi, Kenya, South Africa. So/ons' Indochina Debate Hews to Party Lines WASHINGTON (#)—The administration's foreign policy was the target of both criticism and praise on Capitol Hill yesterday as congressional debate over the Indochina crisis erupted along party lines. Sen. Kefauver (D-Tenn) told the Senate one administration faction "a genuine war party" willing to "go it alone in Indochina." He Said the United States twice in recent weeks came within "a hair's breadth" of intervening in Indochina and was kept from open hostilities there "only by the re- .uctance of the British to join us." Sen. Hugh Butler (R-Neb) said he had been disturbed by reports ;his country had been near intervention, but expressed confidence _'resident Eisenhower will say so publicly if the danger of direct J.S. involvement arises. On the House side Rep. McCormack (Mass), the Democratic whip, said the administration is making "a serious mistake" by ex- iluding Asian nations from the ;urrent military talks here on Indochina. Historians disagree as to the height of Napoleon Bonaparte. It is customary to think of him as a short man and some authorities speak of him as five feet two inches tall, others as five feet seven inches in height. Weather Reminder TOPEKA. Kan. (/P) — The mail brought Gov. Edward F. Am a reminder of the doughth. A letter from a friend. C- C. Evans of Russell, Kan., bore notations that the stamp was affixed and the back ilap closed with pins because "no moisture is available" to seal them. Strict Police Measures Follow Colombia Riots That Killed 75 BOGOTA, Colombia GP) — Colom-4- bia's government took extraordi-1 nary police measures today, trying to stop student-police clashes in which 15 persons have been reported killed and 29 others wounded. A 10 p.m. curfew was clamped on Bogota last night after the second day of violence. The government ordered all bars, cafes, cabarets and similar public places closed in the capital until further notice. An official announcement said President Gustavo Rojas Pinillas' regime was in complete control throughout the country. The violence began Tuesday, when police fired on student demonstrators at Bogota University, killed one of their leaders and wounded three others. The marchers were commemorating the 25th anniversary of the death of Gonzalo Bravo Perez, a student hero who was killed by police bullets. Florida 'Profit' Murders Halted Man Hired At Killer Keeps Police Posted BARTOW. Flft. W—Investigators went to work: today digging into the actions of & mystery man in the Florid* version of Murder, Inc. This man, a Pensacola resident, was a go-betrween in what County Solicitor Clifton Kelly has described as a plot to murder three wealthy persons for profit. In rapid-fire order since Monday there have been these developments : 1. Sheriff Pat Gordon staged a fake ubduction of one oC the intended victims, Mrs. Byrd Roach of Lake Wales, 51-year-old blonde widow, to mnke the principals think their orders had been carried out. 2. Gordon arrested Emmett Donnelly, well-known Lake Wales attorney, and Willard Durden, Orlando building contractor, on three charges of conspiracy to murder for profit. 3. Gordon disclosed that the man picked as the killer, Manuel Reeves, a Pensncola Negro, had been keeping authorities advised of every step in the game. 4. Donnelly, 61, shot himself to death yesterday only a few hours after he was released in bond from jail. 5. The solicitor said Donnelly's death would have no bearing on prosecution of Durden, now free in bond, but the next step would be to determine the exact part of the mysterious go-between. Kelly said this man, still unidentified, came into the case like this: Reeves related the man approached him in January and asked Reeves If he wanted to handle a job for Durden, who is a former Pensacola resident. Reeves then was brought in contact with Durden, learned it was a matter of killing and informed Hamp Gaudy of Pensacola, a special investigator for the Escambia County sheriff's office. Co//tge Courses on TV BALTIMORE (/P)—Courses carrying full college credit will be offered over radio and television, starting: this week. »> Baltimore Junior College- They will be carried over radio station WBAL and on WBAL-TV. Shrimp are round In all coastal states of the Union. Soft-Footed Getaway SACRAMENTO, Calif. (*)— Po- .Uce reported a burglar broke Into ihe U. 8. Medina Repair Shop and made a soft-footed getaway with 79 pairs of rubber wie*. Makes Difference A person weighing 200 pounds on j the earth would weigh about 33 pounds on the moon, 58 on Mercury, 172 on Venus, 74 on Mars, 528 on Jupiter, 234 on Saturn, and about 5580 pounds at the surface of the sun. SHADOW-Mri Thomas Millard, 5(5. says she Is the head of a secret group of Des Moines, la., housewives who have shadowed public officials and otberi and have found "evidence ol communism." The shadows are changed daily to avoid being detected. Russians Free Jap Fishermen TOKYO (JP1 — A Japanese fishing boat captain released by the Russians yesterday said he had been beaten with a leather whip by Russians who accused him of spying. Kyodo news agency said two small fishing boats returned to Rausu in Hokkaido, Japans northernmost main island. They were seized by the Soviets May 28. Twelve crewmen were aboard released boats. They reported they had been held on one of the Russian-held Kurile Islands, north of Hokkaido. They said at least 10 Japanese fishing boats and crews still were held in the area. DO YOU NEED MONEY? RETURN YOUR EMPTY SOFT DRINK BOTTLES YOUR DEALER FOR REFUND SATURDAY LAST DAY! SAVE NOW NEVER BEFORi SUCH TREMENDOUS BARGAINS AT ONCt They Would Sell at $3.95 f/sew/iere BIG 24x36 Reg. $1.59 COTTON LOOP THROW RUGS • Rubberized Back • Closely Woven Hi-Lo ... low ... or hi drop rugs of unusual quality. Some with fringed edges. White, wine, blue, rose, grey, brown, peach, light or dark green. 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