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January 15, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

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PA«E TWELVE (AKJL) COUK1&K MftiWft Few Complaints Made Of New Security Plan WASHINGTON (AP) — The man named to handle them MVI he has received "around a dozen" complaints about new being bottled up since President Eisenhower's new securit Information order went into effect a month ago today. Some of the complaints deal with matten that don't seem to come within JurlKilction erf the order at all, while acme ol the others may —tiler* hasn't been time to decide," said Bernard M. Shanley, Eisei&ower's special counsel. ,He added In »n interview that •bout half the protests filed so far deal with newsmen's unsuccessful efforts to have the administration s»ke public a breakdown of reasons why 8,200 workers have been separated from federal Jobs as security risks since Eisenhower took office. , , , . .The President has said his information order was designed to assure the public a freer flow of news about the government with- out Jeopardizing national security He designated Shanley to receiv complaints from newspapers an other news media about operatic of the order. Willing to Help Shanley said he is doubtfu whether he has any jurisdictio with respect to complaints that n breakdown has been given on rea sons for the 2,200 separations from federal jobs. "But I'm not going to fipl Commodity And Stock Markets- N«w York Cotton (12:3* Quotations) Mar. 3345 May 3364 July 3352 Oct J283 Open High Low Close 3346 3364 3355 3285 3347 3364 3355 3286 3341 3361 3350 3282 Ntw Orleans Cotton Open High Low Close Mar 3344 3345 3340 3345 May 3365 3368 3363 3366 July 3352 3356 3352 3355 CKt 3282 3282 3280 3280 Chicago Soybeans Jan Mar May July 304 307 3M 301 305 J4 306 >/2 307%' 3023/4 Chicago Com M»r .. 152% 152% May .. 154ft 154% 302% 305% 305% 301 152% 154 304% 307 'A 306'/4 30114 152% 154 209% 209% 211 210% Chicago Wheat Mar ... 20sy» 211% May ... 209% 211% New York Stocks OZ:<* M.Utlont] A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel •. Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors 62% Montgomery Ward 69 ii N Y Central 19'/, Int Harvester 1BV, Republic Steel 43'/, Radio 23'/ B Socony Vacuum 36',^ Studebaker :.. 21'/ 4 Standard of N J 74 Texas Corp 60'/a Sears 60',i V S Steel 40Vi Sou Pac 38'/4 157% . 61% 31% . 523/4 61 118 . 80% Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111., Wl—(USDA) — Hogs 6,000; moderately active; weights under 230 Ib 25-50 higher; heavier weights and sows little changed, instances stronger; choice 180-220 Ib 26.50-75: two loads 190-210 Ib 26.B5; 230-240 Ib 25.75-26.25; 240-270 Ib 24.75-25.75; few at 26.00; 270-320 !b 23.50-25.00; .150-170 Ib 25.50-26.75; sows 400 Ib down 22.50-23.50; heavier sows 21.25-22.25; boars 16.00-19.00. Cattle 900, calves 500; heifers and mixed butcher yearlings finding moderately active selling nt steady prices; good and choice 19.00-21.00; odd head heifers and light weight steers 22.00-23.00; commercial and low good 16.0018.50; 45 per cent of receipts cows; few opening sales about steady; big packers bidding lower; utility and commercial 11.50-14.00; canners and cutters 8.50-11.50; some light shelly kinds 7.00-8.00; bulls steady; utility and commercial 12.50-14.50; cutter bulls 10.00-12.00; vealers steady to 1.00 higher, the gain on commercial to low choice kinds; good and choice 24.00-30.00; odd head prime 33.00; commercial and good 16.00-23.00; cull and utility 8.00-12.00. WYATT (Continued from Page 1) County. "We are doing the best we can to produce cotton at a lower price," he said. Need World Markets "We are following a Jarm plan, planting treated seed, following insect control recbmendatlons and are mechanizing ai last a: it is possible to do. "We feel that we need help In stabilizing prices in order that we may adequately balance our farm operation from year to year. "We also know that we can not continue to produce cotton just for domestic consumption. Something must be done to cultivate world market*. "We would ask this committee to devise some means of Increasing cotton exports," he stated. In closing, he lauded the committee's avowed bipartisan approach to farm problems. Senate-House conferees are to huddle and resolve differences in the two proposals within a few weeks. The XOUM bill would increase terete* to It million and would divide the Increase on an historical basil. hairs on that," he said. "If ther is anything I can do to help th press on that matter, I'm willin to try." The "big trouble," he added, 1 that it is "almost impossible provide a breakdown by specif! reasons as to why we decided thi 2,200 were security risks am shouldn't work for the govern ment." Citing an individual case, he said he had an FBI report on one fed eral worker as a user of nar cotics, a companion of known Com munists and "a crook." "On all counts he is a securit: risk, but what category would you put him in if you were malting any breakdown of reasons for sep aration?" Eisenhower himself indicated ai his news conference Wednesday the Civil Service Commission has not had time to classify the security risks more specifically. He said some of- the 2,200 probably resigned without knowing they were under Investigation. Rejected Only One Shanley said that so far he has flatly rejected only one protesl against the new information order, and that he probably will throw out another. The one rejection, he said, was the case of a newspaper protesting it was refused information on the amount of a former congressman's pension. "In the first place, I don't believe the matter comes under the order," Shanley said. "In the second place, the formula under which such pensions are computed is public information. And thirdly, I think individuals are entitled to keep such information private if they want to. It's sort of like the privacy , covering a person's Income tax returns." The complaint likely to be rejected, Shanley said, is one from another newspaper that its reporter (and all others) were barred from a meeting of the Small Business Administration conducted. He said he feels the Eisenhower order was not intended to deal with matters of that kind. Attend Bar Meeting OSCEOLA—Six Osceola attorneys were in Jonesboro today attending a meeting of the Northeast Arkansas Bar Association. They are James Hyatt, Malcolm Levenstein, Bruce Ivy, Henry Swift, Ralph Wilson and Mitchell Moore. f^Ty. <^\'f^ir,^ t M * ' v, -£**^ >•' ' ' ! ' ;>,•«<»<< /• 'i ' 'i ' ,4l5a L "BARC" WITH, LOTS OF BITE—The Army Transportation Corps' 6(Xtorv amphibious vehicle named the "BARC" carries 203 field-equipped troops during a test rury'at Ft. Story, Va. Primarily designed to carry heavy equipment such as tanks, cranes and locomotives, it is also being considered as a potential troop carrier. SEWER (Continued from Page u •uns generally from south of the Cottonbelt Railroad and east of 1st Street except for about a four •lock square area in the Lake Street vicinity. On the west edge of this area, however, is a small unsew- red section about two or three locks wide runing from the rail- oad north to Kenwood, Mr. Mehlburgcr said boundaries : these suggested improvement istricts generally followed exist- ng sewer district lines. The new plan, he said, would pro- Ide a sewer line for the still-un- pened county hospital unit here. Under the combination financing lan M Mr. Womeldorf said, it woulc up to the residents of the un- ewered areas as to when they 'anted to join the main system. He uggested that a connection charge 3e assessed if the districts were ot formed until later. This woulc ^mpensate for the cost of the main ystem having borne until that me by the now-sewered area. It was pointed out that some ifferentatlon would have to be ade in charges in one area on ie east outskirts since part of this ction has sewers and part does ot. A breakdown of the estimates >ased on the preliminary report lows a total cost for the "back- ine" system of trunk lines, lat- als; lift stations and treatment ant of $790,746. Laterals for the uiiKewcred north- n and southern areas were csti- ated fit a total cost of $200,254. its Includes $72,B'J2 for the norlh- n area and $127,432 for the south- n. Of the nearly $800,000 for the ackbone system," trunk line sts were estimated at $236.804, t stations at $126,882 and treat»it plant at $300.946. Also in- uded in this figure is an cngi- cring and inspection fee of $46,7 for Mr. Mehltmrgev's firm. System Is Smaller The Yukon River Is navigable The new plan calls for a smaller by shallow-draft steamers for 1777 stem than the more expensive i miles. Slrowtr FROM ^m ! The BIGGEST selling job In (own Here In Ihe classified section of your newspaper . . . you meet personally those people who are really in the market for what you have to offer. They read your message because thew want to hire or be hired, to buy, sell, (o rent , or (o do you a service. Within minutes after your paper appears YOU GET RESULTS THROUGH THE WANT ADS! Ads placed before 5 p.m. will appear next day, except for Monday's paper when ads must be placed by noon Saturday. All classified advertising payable in advance. BLYTHEVTLLE COURIER NEWS Black and Veatch proposal. Several changes were made in locations of lines and a disposal plant location on the old Pemfscot Bayou due west of the city about half a mile was recommended. The Black and Ve"h plan called for the plant to be located north of this site, be- iv.^.-u Pemiscot and Lumeratc Bayous. While the Black and Veatch system was planned to provide capacity for a city of 30,000, Mr. Mehl- burger's plan involves, he said, "more than enough capacity for the present city plus reasonable growth." He described this capacity in terms of two million gallons a day: flow through the treatment plant, j The city's present water consump- | tlon, he said, was about one mil-! liin gallons a day. ! The backbone system will include six lift pumps to force sewage through the trunk lines to the west edge of the city. Prom here gravity flow will carry it to the treatment plant. Would Use Existing Mains Trunk lines will range in diameter from 12 to 24 inches in the city and to 30 inches for the gravity lines to the disposal plant. The laterals which collect sewage from the house service lines and take it to the trunk mains will be eight inches in diameter. Mist of the existing sewer mains will be retained in the new system, with relief mains added to alleviate the present overload. One of the changes from the Black and Veatch plan—and apparently one of the economies—involves using vitrified clay pipe except in one irea which will require asbestos pine with longer and fewer Joints due to water-sand condition of the soil. The Black and Veach plan called for all steel lines. The two-million gallon capacity of the treatment plant compares to 1.5 millions called for in the Black incl Veach plan. Mr. Mehlburgcr wid the larger plant would be more economical In the long run, considering the city's ultimate needs. More Truckers Fined in Traffic Cases Here Six cases of traffic violations were brought before Municipal Court yesterday afternoon in which one was fined, five forfeited bonds and one case was continued. Chicago and Southern forfeited a $75 bond on a charge of having no cab card, while the case against Richardson Transportation Company on similar charges was continued until Jan. 23 with bond set at C. R. Wood forefited a bond of $19 on a charge of speeding, while E. M. McCormick was fined $100 and cost on a charge of having no permit. The charge of operating on an improper lease was dismissed. without a permit and Harris Syrup ccrinany forfeited a like bond on a charge of operating with an improper lease. Winter's Most Severe Storm Hits Rockies HELENA, Mont, (ff) — Blizzard conditions gripped Montana early today and the first severe winter storm of the season pushed into Wyoming and spilled over the Continental Divide on the heels of 40- mile winds, The cold wave, spawned in Canada, was expected to cover all of parts o( six northern states by Saturday. The Helena Weather Bureau issued a special advisory that Montana temperatures would dive today and tonight, reaching 30 below in the north and 10 below in the south. Up to 12 inches of snow had fallen in the Flathead Valley in northwestern Montana. The forward edge of the storm numbed Sheridan, Wyo.. and other points near the Montana border, Bid on Highway 150 Surfacing Rejected by AHD The low b!d on five miles of gravel surfacing on selected sections of Highway 150 between Number nine and Huffman submitted by Graves Brothers Construction C, of Pine Bluff yesterday was rejected today when the company notified the State Highway commission that It had miscalculated the $7,286.40 bid. Graves Brothers said it would default and forefit the $400 bid bond if it was awarded the coatract, but the commission rejected both this bid and the only other one received —$14,625 from Mississippi Valley construction Co. of Paragould. Contracts were awarded by the commission on eight jobs at a cost of $1,426,032. IKE (Continued from Page 1) The present law forbids such payment to a worker between 65 and 75 for any month in which he earns as much as $75. Kean said the American Medical Assn. would fight expansion of coverage to include doctors, and a proposal to give permanently or totally disabled persons full benefits based on their period of work, not counting the period when they would be forced out of covered employment. But he said he thought these sections would be approved. Democrats on the Ways and praised the program and noted that it included several features proposed by former President Truman but rejected by Congress. and edged into Idaho and North and South Dakota. It was expected to hit Colorado tonight or early Saturday. Blizzard conditions closed schools in Northwestern Montana. One commercial airline bypassed Helena yesterday because of limited visibility. Buses from the west were running nearly three hours late. Police discouraged any kind of auto travel because of slick highways. TRUCE (CoaNniMd from P*i* » cording to Red newsmen, told Mar. tin "our side considers that the dispute between the two sides In the past meetings should not be an impediment to resumption el discussions." Martin replied, "Let us be real. istic. How can we expect a respectable, constructive atmosphere in resumed talks if the talks ttart where htey left off when completely extraneous, irrelevant and un- aceptable matter was suddenly introduced by your Bide into the record. "There is an obvious. sequence and relationship between the record of the talks and the resumption of the talks." Martin said, "We can get to the political talks only if we succee*. i in eliminating obstructive matters" We cannot ignore that under any circumstances. We hope you win understand that clearly." The American delegate said the Communist remarks paralleled those of the last two weeks of Dean's preliminary discussions with the Reds at Panmunjom. But he said the Communists did not revive the perfidy charge. There are more than 20,000,000 cyclist in the United States. No Occupants for Jail COPANi OIda £u , SOVIET (Continued from Page 1) justifying the subsidized export of any foodstuffs to Russia. 3. A basic rule of U. S. foreign economic policy is not to export surpluses in such a way as to interfere with normal trade patterns is tearing down its jail. There hasn't been a prisoner in it for 10 years. of friendly countries. Countries' other than the United States, notably those of Western Europe, are i normal traders with the Soviet j Union. A heavy export of goods there might defeat U. S. policy in- ! terest in maintaining and expand-. ing these trade patterns for countries to which billions of American aid dollars have gone. 4. 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