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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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fHUREDAT, JANUARY 7, 1964 BLTTH1V1LL1 (ARK.) COURIER NIW1 PAGI riVK Ike Tells Solons A-Weapons Will Be Used to Defend U.S. (Continued from Pace 1) clear weapons." —Announced that during the next fiscal year the U.S. will spend nearly a billion dollars more for continental defense than during the current year. —Called again for expansion of the social security program to cover 10 million more Americans, and , substantial increase in bene- for i fits. , —Urged extension of unemploy- m ment compensation to 6*4 million workers not now covered. —Described the controversial Taft-Hartley Labor Law as "basically sound" but in need of im provements he will recommend in a special message Monday. —Advocated a system of "linr ited government reinsurance service" to permit private and non profit hospital and medical insur ance companies now operating to offer "broader protection to more of the many families which want and should have it." He promised to elaborate in a special message again for Congressional"approval of the St. Lawrence Seaway as vital to national security. —Urged Senate passage of the House-approved bill to grant statehood to Hawaii. Eisenhower went before the legislators just 24 hours after opening of the second session of the 83rd Congress. His message, carried to the nation by television and radio, came at the start of a political year which will be climaxed by the November Congressional elections. Republicans now hold only a slim margin of control at the Capitol and the Democrats are nope- Jan. 18. —Appealed Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton (12:30 quotations) Mar 3336 3338 3330 3330 May 3358 3363 3354 3356 July 3342 3354 3340 3345 Get 3231 3293 3280 3283 New Orleans Cotton Mar 3337 3338 3329 3?31 May 3358 3366 3355 3357 July 3345 3356 3342 3347 • Oct 3289 3292 3277 3283 iul they can slip into the ta die. Meanwhile, the admlnistratio must win some degree of suppo from the Democrats for any eu cess In putting through the progra Elsenhower said has one objectiv —"The building of stronge Chicago Soybeans Jan .... 3'07'a .llO'/i 307M M:h 3C9!= 312% 309 May .... 306!= 310!i 305 'A Jaly .... 302>,s 3!5',i 302% Chicago Corn Rich .... 1549.i 156U May 156-li 158 Chicago VVhear Men .... 209?', 210?', May 209% 210% 154% 1561s 2"8% 208% 3075 3099303 155% 15T4 New York Stocks (12:45 quotation!) A T and T 167 1/8 . Amer Tobacco 62 1/4 Anaconda Copper 31 3/4 Bsth Steel SI 3/8 Chrysler 67. 1/4 Coca-Cola 117 Gen Electric 89 Gen Motors 61 1/2 Montgomery Ward 57 1/4 N Y Central 19 3/8 Int' Harvester 28 5/8 Republic Stesl ' 49 1 8 Radio 23 1/4 Polony V3cin: : n 35 3/4 Stiidebafer 2" 3/8 Standard of N J 74 Texas Corp 58 1/4 Soars 60 7/8 TI S Rto-' 40 1/4 Sail P.ICh'ic 37 31 America. He told the legislators he b lieves "both of our great parties can back it. Future Tax Cuts Seen As for tax cuts in addition the income tax reductions and e piration of the excess profits lev which were effective Jan. I, th President'said: "Future reductions in taxes ca and will be made.' But he conditioned reductions o the spending cuts he predicted. A another poin^he declared: "Despite the substantial loss < revenue in the coming fiscal yea resulting from (Jan. 1) tax r<_ duction now in effect and tax ad justments which I shall propose our reduced spending will mov the new budget closer to a Da! ance." The President said the tax re vision program will be set forth i detail in his Jan. 21 budget mes sage. Informed sources have pre dieted cuts totaling about V/ 2 bi "ion dollars annually. Calling today for a thorough re vision of the entire tax. structure Elsenhower declared: "We should now remove th more glaring tax inequities, par icularly on small taxpayers; re duce restraints on the growth o small business; and make othe changes that will encourage initfa '.ive, enterprise and production." On the other side of the picture lowever, the President said again that corporation income • taxe ihould be kept at the current rate if 52 per cent for another yea nstead of being allowed to drop b 47, and that excise taxes on uch items as liquor, tobacco, gas illne and automobiles—also sched iled for an April 1 cuU-should be maintained at prevailing rates. Gained Initiative On the foreign policy and national defense fronts, where Eisenhow er already has made an open bic for cooperation from the Democrats, he said America has gained the initiative during the last year in the struggle against communism—and means to keep it. "American freedom," he declared, "is threatened so long as the world Communist conspiracy exists in its present scope, power and hostility." Referring to his Dec. 8 United Nations speech calling on Russia to join with the TJ. S. and other atomic powers in creation of an international atomic pool for peaceful use, the President said: "A truly constructive Soviet reaction will make possible a new start toward an era of peace, and away from the fatal road toward atomic war." In his prepared text, Eisenhower took no note of Moscow's announcement last niKht of willingness to join the United States in discussion of the President's proposal in Washington. Three Sections Today's message was in three main sections dealing with protection of "the freedom of our people," maintenance of a strong, growing economy, and "the human problems of the individual citizen." In the first section the President reviewed the world situation and "ound it encouraging. He said the United States is prepared to meet any renewal of armed aggression n Korea, that American bases in Okinawa will be maintained Indef- nltely, and that he will ask congress to authorize "continued military assistance" to Indochina. "We also shall continue military and economic aid to the Nationalist government of China," he said. The President again stressed the desirability of bringing the European Defense Army Into being. .Eisenhower's demand that convicted conspirators against the government forfeit their U.S. clti. zenship was aimed squarely at the Communists. '!The subversive character of the Communist party in the United States has been clearly demonstrated in many ways, including court proceedings," he said. The President said Atty. Gen. Brownell soon will go before Congressional committees to recommend "needed additional weapons with which to combat subversion Transition In that section of the message dealing with the administration's determination to sustain prosperity, Eisenhower — in what appeared to be an oblique allusion to increased unemployment — declared: "At this moment, we are in a transition from a wartime to' a Deacetime economy. I am confident that we can complete this transition without serious interup- tion in our economic growth. "But we shall not leave this vital matter to chance. Economic weparedness is fully as important a the nation as military preparedness." Eisenhower renewed his call for lostal rate increases, and he said toe federal government is continu- ng its ''central role" In the highway construction program. In the section of his speech on .he problems of the individual citir zen, Eisenhower mentioned plans or Taft-Hartley law changes, expanded unemployment compensa- ion and social security coverage, broadening of hospital and medical nsurance programs, federal aid to tales which can't provide enough chool buildings, and a housing program designed to provide, mong other things, insurance on ong-term mortgage loans with a mall down payment for low In- :ome families. U.S. (Continued from Page 1) Ambassador at Moscow, to take , up with Molotov. No Objections Mentioned Last night's Soviet communique, eporting talks yesterday and las hursday beween Bohlen and) Mol- ov, said Bohlen sought prelimi- ary atom conversations in Wash- ngton before Jan. 25 or at Berlin uring the foreign ministers' get- igether. At yesterday's meeting, the com- imiique said, Molotov told Bohlen ussia "considers it desirable" to it going and agreed to start in Washington, There was no mention in the immunique of the Soviet objec- on that Eisenhower's plan does ot go far enough. The objection, oiced Dec. 21 when Russia first ;reed to negotiate the plan, was lat it provided for peacetime ,omic development but offered no •straints against atom bombs. Union-Busting Racketeer Mixed In Reuther Case Perrone Expected To Surrender And Face Charges DETROIT W-Santo (Sam Perrone, union-busting Detroit racketeer, was expected to surrender today to face charges in the 1948 shooting case of CIO President Walter P. Reuther which threatened to involve "prominent Detroit names" in management «nd union circles. Perrone and his son-in-law, Carl Renda, who both built scrap metal fortunes, were charged yesterday with two others in the attempted assassination of the union chieftain. Some police officials predicted ;hat "prominent Detroit names" would figure in the case and might even replace the four "John Does" now listed on the warrant. Police, who broke the long investigated case wide open yesterday, have not given any hint to the identities of the other four. In 1951, Perrone and four asso dates were charged with conspiracy to smash union organizing at the Detroit Michigan Stove, Co, Perrone pleaded guilty in May, 1952, and was placed on probation Conspiracy Charged Renda, who has no police record, figured in the Kefauver crime committee hearings with his father-in- law. The hearings partly ripped the mask off labor racketeering in Detroit. The committee heard how Perrone, nearly illiterate as a witness, had a $100,DOO-a-year contract with Briggs Manufacturing Co. to haul scrap metal away from the company. The contract was terminated by Briggs shortly after the committee hearings. The Detroit Times said today the prosecution will attempt to prove that the conspiracy to kill Reuther, then president of the CIO United Auto Workers, had two motives. One motive involved an attempt by gamblers to control numbers and horse betting in all automobile plants, and the other involving labor disputes. The Times said it will be contended that some of the alleged conspirators were in the plot for one motive and some for the other. Perrone vanished from his fashionable home In suburban Grosse Pointe Shores eight hours before police began their search to arrest him. 6 Killed, 8 Hurt As Large Navy Plane Crashes PANAMA, Panama (*—Six men were killed and eight Injured In the flaming crash of a U. 8. Navy photographic plane in a Jungle area near the Trans-Isthmian Highway last night. The four- en glne plane was bringing a photo reconnaissance platoon to the Canal Zone area from Miramar, Calif. Capt. William A. Thorn, com mandlng officer at the Coco Solo Naval Base, announced the casualties. Thorn said it appeared the plane had undershot by 2'/ 2 miles its destination — France Air Force Base near Colon, on the Caribbean side of the Isthmus. He said Levi Anderson and James Hyatt, two farmers living near the crash area, did, "heroic service" in dragging several of the Injured men to safety from the flaming wreckage. The survivors were taken to Colo Solo Naval Hospital with severe burns. Names of the casualties were withheld pending notification of next of kin. Russia said the bomb should be outlawed, much as poison gas was, under international pledges not to use it. ITTLE LIZ— MOX - Theatre - On West Main St. In BJytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7=00 Sat. Sun. 1:0fl Kiwanis Club Installs New Officers, Board Officers for were Installed the coming year yesterday at the *eekly meeting of the Kiwanis Club in Hotel Noble. A. E. Caldwell of Dell, lieutenant governor of the 12th Division of the Missouri-Arkansas District of Kiwanis International, installed R. H. Watson as president, R. M Logan as vice-president, Emery Francis as secretary and seven members of the board of directors Mr. Caldwell was introduced by Churchill Buck, who served as master of ceremonies of the Installation luncheon. Mr. Buck also presented a bronze plaque to retiring president S. E. Tune. Guests at yesterday's meeting were Bill White of Memphis S Moore of Little Rock and Frank "•""•'— - Blytheville. .Drane Lawrence BradleV represented the Blytheville Key Club at the meeting. HEADS IOOF — W. M. Norton (above) was Installed as noble grand of the Blytheville lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Tuesday night at the IOOP Hall. Other officers installed Included C. S. Birmingham, vice grand; W. W. Peek, recording secretary; p. L. Hodge, financial secretary; and Homer Tinker, 1 treasurer. Officers were Installed by A. P. Dietrich, district deputy grand master, and Don Whitney, district deputy grand warden for the Grand Lodge of Arkansas. C. OF C. Nicholson of Adams and FRANCE (Continued from Page 1) policies. Laniel normally would have reigned in accordance with French custom after President-elect Rene Coty takes office Jan. 17. With the Big Four Conference due to open only eight days later, he feared a wolonged government crisis then, vhich would have left Prance with nly a caretaker foreign minister send to Berlin. (Continued from Page \\ pick White, H. B. Richardson. C. A. Cunningham, C. J. Wilson, Utho Barnes, R. H. Watson. Transportation Eddie B. Davis, Frank Nelson, Hubert Seyiriore, James Manley. Flood Control Russell Phillips, E. B. Gee, R. D. Hughes, H. C. Knappcnberger, C. W. Afflick, Charles Rose. Finance and Budget }. W. Adams, Clarence Johnson, Ray Hall. Russell Membership Hays. Johnny Marr, Max Logan, R. L. Wade, Jr., R.' D. Hughes. Jr., Joe B. Evans, Jimmie Sanders, C. M. Smart. Kendall Publicity Berry, H. A. Haines, Samuel Norrls. James Nebhut MCCARTHY (Continued from Page 1) start all over again," he added. Sen. Ellender (D-La). who has announced he will fight to hnve appropriations for the McCarthy subcommittee "cut down to size" Trom their present $200,000 a year evel, promptly announced he would resist any proposal to create lew committees. He based his stand on economy grounds. Sen. Russell (D-Ga) said he vould go along with the plan it Mundt presses it, but that he doesn't expect It will get far. Ambassador Cautions of New Communist Danger in Italy By JOHN SCALI WASHINGTON «t—Ambassador CIar« Boothe LUCB has cautioned top official! here there Is new danger in Italy of slowly rising learned today. Mrs. Luce, who conferred yesterday with President Elsenhower, la'reported to be urging continued American economic and military aid to Italy to bolster its pro-Western government. Neither Mrs. Luce nor the President, reliable sources said, be- threat that Italy's already powerful Communist party can seize power. The ambassador is confident, 11 is said, that Hie current political crisis caused by Italian Premier Giuseppe Pella's resignation can be solved quickly without playing into Communist hands. However, she is reported concerned about the long range threat posed to Italian democracy by the new, non-violent tactics adopted by Italy's Reds. By exploiting Italy's serious unemployment problem and pressuring non-Communist unions to cooperate in strikes. The Red leaders are reported to have gained added influence and prestige in Italy during the past year. This opens up the grim possibil- state. Ity, she is said to fear t,hat the Communists might actually b* able to take over the country In * year or two if there la an unexpected worsening of Italy's economic and political plight. As a demonstration of American support for Italy's present govern- mcnt. the state Department late yesterday announced it was draft. ing "a substantial program" of defense orders for Italian factories as well as a plan lor limited economic eld. No specific figures were disclosed. But responsible Informant* said the combined program would' total about 300 million dollars during the next six months. This would be some 40 million dollars less than Italy got during a similar period last year. Foreign aid specialists In the El- senhower administration believe this amount should be sufficient for this fiscal year, provided a, follow-up program can be devised. for the 12-month period beginning next July 1. Mrs. Luce has reported during her round of conferences here that Russia is pouring millions of dollars into Italy to back up Us dream of turning it into a .Communist. FARM (Continued from Page 1) trols of (2) use of a program that would permit the market price for farm pvodulls "gradually to have •i greater influence on the plan- ling of production by farmers, while continuing the assistance of :he government" "The latter," he said, "is a sound approach." Would Alter Law He said that by building on the agricultural acts of 1848 and 1840, 'we should establish a price sup- jort program with enough flexibility to attract the production of leeded supplies of essential commodities and to stimulate the consumption of those commodities that are flooding American mar- The President said that present iealed-off surpluses could be used Blytheville Man Win Awards for Car Sales Jimmie Williams, Noble Gill Pontlnc Co., salesman, will be: presented a Hamilton wrist watch in Memphis Jan. 18 when the company recognizes Its top 20 salesmen in this zone ; Mr. Williams' sales efforts also resulted in award of a new Pontiac to the Noble GUI Co. The presentation banquet will be held at Hotel Clarldge. Smoke Causes Alarm A smoking electric motor on a washing machine brought firemen to 713 West Chickasawba this morning, according to Fire Chief Roy Head. No property damage was reported. for the school lunch programs, for disaster relief, emergency 'assistance to foreign friends, • and for stockpiling of reserves for national emergency. IN NEW OFFICE I wish to take this means to announce that I have moved ray law offices to 211 North Broadway (Langiton-McWaters Offlee Building). /» L,au Tax Attorney On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen It's o mystery why so many peo- sle think they con hit the bullseye by shooring the bull. ,^, l ivesfock V m">7 ecsw-yfee xzWics 7 NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III. Wl _ (USDA1— HOTS 1.800: active: uneven; weWit* 230 Ib down p.nc! srnvs weak to "5 Imver than yesterday's average: heavier weights jitrongr to 25 higher: nractically all interests buying; bulk choice 180230 Ib 25.50-75: latter paid freely by shippers and butchers, mostly for weights under 220 Ib; one load 25.85: most 240-270 Ib 24.50-25.25: small lots 28(1-310 Ib 23.25-24.00: 150170 Ib 24.75-25.75; SOWS 400 Ib down 22.00-23.00; few 23.25; heavier sows 20.75-22.00; boars 15.50-19.00. Cattle 3,000, calves 1,200; little done early on steers although few good and choice lots, steady at 20.00-22.50; heifers and mixed yearlings about steady, mainly to small interests; cows finding moderately active selling at steady prices; utility and commercial cows 10.5013.00; canners and cutters largely 8.00-10.50; bulls and vealers unchanged; utility and commercial bulls 13.00-15.00; cutter bulls 10.0012.50; good and choice vealers 35.00-32.00; very few Individual I prime as high as 35.00; commer- * cial and good vealers 17.00-24.00; cull and utility 8.00-15.00. Bogley Speaker At State Rally The Rev. Roy I. Baglcy, pastor of the First Methodist Church here, was among the speakers at a state-wide rally in Little Rock yesterday when more than 1,000 Arkansas Methodists opened a three-months campaign to Increase church attendance. Other apeaken Included Dr. Euten* CaUy of Nashville, Tenn teneral director of the crusade, «nd Bishop Paul B, Martin of Little Rock, HOUSE SHOES MEN S, WOMEN'S and CHILDREN'S Reg. 1.95 to 3.95 Shearlings, Fleece Lined And Sheepskin ALL SALES FINAL! THURS., & FRI. Double Feature cira WEBB-ROGERS —AND— CLAUDETTe Qttipost i^ta ft I _• ^f •WA<T'& CARTOON RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. (Wide Vision Screen) THURSDAY ONLY "NO ESCAPE" With Lew Ayera & Sonny Tufts FRIDAY ONLY "UNDER THE RED SEA" ••»••••••••»•••••••••••t THE EDYTHE SHOPPE January Clearance OF NATIONALLY ADVERTISED BRANDS ONE RACK SUITS Values To I |j95 79.95 19 ONE RACK COATS Values To 79.95 19 95 ONE RACK Sizes: Junior ,.. , .7 to 15 Regular 10 to 52 Half Sizes 12' 2 to 46' 2 DRESSES 5 95 «10 95 ONE RACK EVENING DRESSES Size* to 46 Values to 49.95 14 95 ONE TABLE BAGS, HATS, BLOUSES AND BRAS t°° to 3 00 NO REFUNDS -_ NO EXCHANGES THE EDYTHE SHOPPE 319 West Main ;

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