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Kingsport News (Newspaper) - February 15, 1947, Kingsport, Tennessee The Weather Partly cloudy and mild colder in late after- noon Virginia Mostly sunny and mild colder in afternoon and night KINGS PORT EWS VOL V NO 190 KINGSPORT TENN SATURDAY FEBRUARY 15 1947 10 PAGES 5 CENTS A Place To Newcomers use the caay con- venient method for finding a place to live They read the Kingsport News Want daily BRITAIN HANDS PALESTINE WOES TO UN Budget Group Votes Billion Slash World In Critical Straits Ma Warns Reductions In Funds For Foods To Occupied Countries Would Be Disastrous of State Marshall asserted Friday in the midst of the Congressional budget struggle that failure to vote adequate funds for food in the overseas occupied areas would result in an intolerable situation He voiced the sharp warning at a news conference after advising in a meeting with the Senate Foreign Relations that the world is in ai very critical condition politically Stressing that the State ment's immediate concern in the Britain Sees Relief From Fuels Crisis The government announced Friday night that there were Britain had turned the corner on the road back to trial production and lighted homes hut despite encouraging trends in the coal shortage unemployment continued to spread budget fight is food for occupied Germany Austria Japan and Korea Marshall We cannot expect to maintain an occupation of countries like those with our troops if the people arc starving Marshall States Other Policies 1 Said in a statement thc United States hoped nil loyal parties In Greece would bury partisan differences and get gether on a program to restore Prime Minister Attlee met with I political and economic health to conl cabinet to country 2 China's financial an approximate date for of at least part of the er cut off completely from more than half thc nation's Industries in the greatest fuel shortage in thc nation's history There wan no official Indication of a date for thc hut when It comes Industry will be en priority Sir Guy tary of thc Ministry of Fuel and Power was the author of the turn the corner statement but he added that if wc turned the corner is only just His statement coincided with a note from Attlee declining with thanks the offer of President man to divert American coal on on the high seas to British ports Europe's Is Great said that thc need for coal crisis as tragic He made clear this government had not decided on measures to help restore stability Some economists he said had ad- vised a hands-off policy 3 Said Ambassador Arthur Bliss Lane had not notified him whether ho planned to return to Poland after his forthcoming visit to this country Warsaw dispatches re- ported Lane would not return In his statement on Greece shall said this government indications that the Greek government's basis had now been broadened to represent politically almost 90 per cent of Parliament No country divided against itself can hope to solve problems which in scope and which affect all and not merely those of one particular political be- the statement said Specifically Marshall expressed hould be diverted from Europe to thr United Kingdom Unemployment estimated at past continued to in Is no less pressing and differences will be Rrk in a dynamic program of amnesty coupled with the dis- arming of Illegal bands just nnd rigorous tax reforms tion of the civil service realistic financial controls and the handed dispensation of justice Paris General Walkout Aided By Gendarmes Paris was paralyzed Newcastle and rn I ad s i afternoon by a general speeding delivery of empty rars A I walkout of government employes lines were still snowbound their demand for a mini- mum wage and protesting a proposal to wages a situation which prompted Morc fio conl ships from micr Paul to declare that and northeast coast the might be imperiled by sailed up the since labor unrest Thursday to pour cargoes The work stoppage lasted four almost empty bunkers at London I hours throwing the heart of Paris the mark But these discouraging developments there were signs of improvement South Wales mines were most back to normal operations er weather interruptions and there was a possibility some pits would work on Sunday Strip mines in Kent reported production this week slightly above normal now All shafts were operating In the bis northeastern conl fields around but most were clear for traffic Many Coal Arrive power and gas plants into confusion as it halted trans- better cooperation was and communications and reported also in the great national coincided with the strike of power saving effort which went paper mechanical and business of- Monday In nil areas affected by tlir blackout the drop In load was kilowatts it Friday compared with ficc employes who seek n 25 per cent wage increase The strike call Friday was di- to em- ployes and several hundred sand municipal and department em- Thursday The national effort to keep er stations going is bringing the throughout France first definite the Ministry of FuH and Power announced Though the position is still very ami coal stocks far safety level there Is around evidence that a little more has been gained Court Upholds Revocation Of Sugar Rations Washington OPA ing a challenge to Its industrial sugar rationing methods lost in the t S Court of Appeals Friday and turned to the Supreme Court The Appeals Court in a de- held invalid the agency's historical use system of rationing sugar to the bulk sweetened con- milk Industry OPA attorneys contended this might force scrapping of the trial rationing system rind ly Its method of rationing for household IMC Meanwhile ing continues as usual at least until March t Carl chief OPA sel told the court in arguments last week that OPA officials had been unable to find any satisfactory method for industrial allocation other limn the historical use This is n formula under which sugar Is rationed on the basis of use In periods Opinion Quoted lift Fears For There is cause to fear for our country and even for the declared before the EYES FOK win chant seaman of New Orleans has offered to sell his eyes to buy food for his wife and child I've sold everything of value that I he said Now I have only my eyes left I'd be willing to sell the cornea from one of them Officers Of AAF Killed In Crash Macon Ga The wreckage of an Army passenger plane the bodies burned of its beyond seven occupants recognition was Way Cleared For Cuts In Income Tax 1 Protest Overridden Action Favored By Washington AP The Budget Com- voted 50 to 22 Friday to slash out of President Truman's budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 It thus overrode Army and Navy protests that cuts in their funds would endanger national security and In the words of Chairman Knutson of the House Ways and Means C o m m i 11 e e cleared the way for a 20 per cent cut in individual income taxes The reduced figure of 000 is not necessarily the amount that will be made available for the next fiscal year It amounts to a suggested ceiling but Congress is not bound to stay within it Taft Plea Is Rejected The committee rejected all forts including a plea by Senator Taft to hold the budget a figure which would take fewer dollars from the that President Truman requested for and Navy Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee fought the huge slash doggedly lit and out of committee He told re- porters it would take from the Army and Navy and I refuse to vote for anything that will hamstring our armed forces while the peace of the world ia unsettled Prior to the committee session General D Eisenhower Record Fund Passed Nashville IP The largest In Tennessee's tory authorizing an outlay of for the next two fiscal years j In the i chief of staff and heads of tlM Friday by the and Naw backed bv found Friday in the dismal heart of a Middle Georgia swamp The plane a twin-engined burst into flames and crashed Thursday night shortly after taking off from Robins Field 15 miles south of here All aboard were Army personnel en route to Wright Field at Dayton Ohio A searching party reached the Army and Navy backed by scene of the crash shortly after 7 dent Truman had pleaded against after nearly 10 hours of the armed forces budget Ing its way thc dense un- Just before the crucial vote was It took another four in one of the bitterest hours for a messenger to negotiate ctary battles In history General thc mile and a half back to the C Marshall Secretary of with news that all aboard told a news ANTARCTICA Sea NEW ZEALAND 40 Mites Wide Ice Free land of Reg ion Discovered Here AUSTRALIA 90 Indian WHAT BYRD HAS DISCOVERED IN THE dispatch from Admiral Richard E Byrd's expedition in the Antarctic reports that hie fliers have located ice-free lakes box in the Knox Coast area and islands of rocks dots above the ice sheet of the Shackleton Shelf Previous discoveries in- cluded a day running inland at Ellsworth Land a peninsula west of Coast and a new day on the Knox Coast AP Wirephoto dead Investigation Planned Position Jeopardized If the Army is deprived of Army officials announced that nn quate funds to provide food for investigation into the cause ot the those people who so sorely in crash would be made as soon as in occupied Germany bodies were removed tria Korea and a practic Lt Col G L Layman 45 chief auy impossible condition ia created of flight operations base service for our troops and our division Champaign was the position in its international pilot of the plane and Capt commitments Ham W Whalen 25 chief of the you cannot expect to maintain aircraft assignment occupation of countries like service division Seattle Wash if thc are starving the co-pilot Others 1 That would be an intolerable con- dition Lt Col R A 32 of St Secretary of the Navy Forrestal Petersburg Fla who was making told a newa conference that if Con- an inspection trip prior to relieving Layman at Wright Field Zaiser formerly was American military tache at Prague Czechoslovakia His father-in-law L C Brown is President of the St Petersburg Independent First Lieutenant Laferne W Gonyer 29 of Yellow Springs Colo assigned to the ground safety branch base services division Tech Sergeant Austin E bier 26 of Squadron G AAF base unit of Reading Kas T R Billings 45 of Chicago to the quartermaster corps at Wright Field Major C H assigned to the quartermaster corps at lumbus Ohio HAND INJURY SUFFERED Robbins 28 of 301 Lynn Street suffered multiple lacerations BUDGET Page 10 tional Assembly while police bus j of his right hand when he caught and subway workers telephone and telegraph operators postmen clerks nnd other public em- ployes abandoned their jobs for two to four hours To thc government employes wo See PARIS 10 thc hand in an electric saw in his home workshop shortly before 6 p.m Friday Holston Valley Com- munity Hospital personnel said Robbins received emergency treatment for thc injury at the pital and then was released Blast Kills 18 In Philippines Manila JP Eighteen persons were reported killed many ing and several injured Friday in an explosion at a U S 13th ammunition dump at the village of Rosario about DO miles south of Manila The Manila Bulletin ent who reported the tragedy said most of the victims were civilian laborers arid truck drivers who were loading boxes of TNT for transport to the sea He said the explosion wrecked numerous houses and was audible for 30 miles On Thursday night thire was a series of explosions in a nearby bomb disposal area in which three unidentified American were reported killed As a result villages In the area had been ated prior to the ammunition dump explosion Asks Congress Come To Rescue Of The Individual Producer DeMille Casts Union Organizers In A Tyrants Role Washington Movie Maker B cast union lenders Friday In thc role of whip-cracking tyrants nnd pleaded with Congress to come to the rescue 1 am pleading for the Individual the Hollywood producer told the Senate Labor Committee I sec the same feeling of fear among unions In this country as I felt on a trip to Russia was one of several who voiced strong feelings on thc need of labor law changes now being studied by Senate and House Labor Committees of what thc others had Harold W Story vice president On this point Judge L Barrett jof Allis Chalmers Manufacturing wrote in the Appeals must develop Court H weed killer which will We do not sen how or why the destructive effects of use Is the only Communistic union leadership method x x x The Injunction harming thc grass of sound by n lower court i Is not a unionism SUGAR 10 Grant L Cook corporation yer representing the Detroit Board of members know they are being played as suckers by their leaders and 00 per cent of American workmen day arc not in the de- mands Hnd desires of many of their union leaders Also Circuit Court Justice B Murphy of Detroit reported that indictments have been against thc teamsters and unions in Detroit on charges of ex- and trying to compel era to Join a union against their will Murphy appeared before a House expenditures subcommittee in its study of whether the law needs to bo ened to prevent union interference with interstate commerce and Story wero Senate Labor Committee witnesses Cook appeared before thc House Labor group These committees are to start hearing union leaders next week to be climaxed with an of John L Lewis Feb 26 De Mille argued particularly for a prohibition against thc closed shop under which a man must be a union member to get a job He said this is as much a form of ery as that which was wiped out In civil war We paid for that one in blood and sweat and Senator Morse commented DeMille caught his And I'm praying that we don't have to do it Morse added that he doesn't be- lieve a ban on the closed shop would bring harmony and In any event I can't vote for a which I don't think would square with a man's freedom of contract rights DeMille calling the closed shop a cancerous testified that he had been deprived of the right to work for refusing to pay a political assessment decreed by his union thc American of Radio Artists tration The for totaling for and for the lowing combined total that is more than the amount appropriated for the present Increase poses of the Department of tion would be slightly more than Annual appropriations of for educational tions would be almost as much as those for the entire current Public schools would be a year Final Action's Sought Meanwhile Sen James H in ings ono of the sponsors of the shop pending In the legislature said he would call up his controversial measure for final action next day Both and Rep Damon have ex- pressed confidence thc would pass I don't think we've lost a single vote said Headden Final legislative action was en Friday on an administration rewriting the present ment Compensation Act and giving increased unemployment benefits with employer tions The appropriations provides for increased funds for most de- making available money for salary increases although raises are not specified The Department of an- allotment would be increased from to apparently to allow for an additional highway patrol force advocated by Gov Jim McCord in his message to the sembly Funds For S S Boosted Social security appropriations would be boosted to for aid to the aged for aid to the blind and for aid to dependent children The money would be by much larger federal allotments and much smaller con- from the counties The division of fire prevention in the Department would get Der year instead of the present The State Planning Commission com- pared with Following are some of the other annual appropriations called for in the during the year which be- gins July See ASSEMBLY Page 10 Markets At A Glance was light at the New York Stock Market day and many declined 3 points or so before timid buying beran late in the day The curb market also experienced lower trading volume Bonds Bond trading volume the lowest since January Z Priced held firm futures spurted In anticipation ol heavy export demand steady hogs 60 to higher slaughter lambs wekk to 50 cents lower Poultry Dressed live poultry easy Good C A Little Chuckle To Start The Day Salem Ore Sen Allan Carson Introduced a Into the state senate to revamp a law which he said reflects upon at- Dr Compere Not Guilty Elizabethton Dr W Gano Compere Carter County pathic physician was found not says the cou discreet person or attorney Carson wants It to read ney or Dther discreet person Bad Faith Of Soviet Hit By Vandenberg Washington SP Senator denberg said Friday night that Russia has failed to re- the fair play and good will extended by thc United States in foreign relations Vandenberg president pro tern of the Senate and chairman of thc Foreign Relations Committee was referring specifically to Moscow's failure to answer requests for thc settlement of accounts Speaking at a dinner given by Michigan Chamber of Commerce in honor of thc congressional delegation It should be our anxiety to establish mutual fair play and tual in relationships It seems to he continued that we have rarely failed in this obligation On thc other hand it seems to me that this can not be said of Moscow Vandenberg said that the United States to Russia during the war and never hesitated long enough to count thc some I ln connection with the death of i John Kovach Johnson City ness man November 14 May Ask For Special Meet Of Assembly English Likely To Retain Its Forces In Holy Land Area Britain ia going to shed another of her problem children and hand Palestine's woes over to tha United Nations The decision was announced Friday nt final with Arabs in Ihc unsuccessful conference on Palestine by Foreign Secretary Ernest who ad- mitted failure in long forts to put forward an acceptable compromise between Jews and A ra bs A thorn In Britain's side ever since Gen the out of Jerusalem In 1917 Palestine probably will continue be by British troopH and to governor by the administration set up under the League of mandate until the UN decides whit to do But in In such haste to shelve the problem in the torn land that a Office spokesman Indicated she may uk the Security Council to call a cial meeting of the UN General Assembly to consider the situation Under ordinary the General Assembly would not meet until September Are Not There was no definite Indication that Britain which has set up plans for the independence of India and Burma and initiated a tary withdrawal from Egypt would propose her permanent withdrawal from Palestine too Whether she will recommend a specific plan for Palestine to United Nations or merely turn over all the plans that have been gested without recommendation may be announced In tbt HOUM of Commons on Monday Government sources Indicated j however that the present stringent Freeing of Dr Compere climaxed j regulations on Immigration and more than a day's hearing the first safeguards against violence among day having been confined to the Jews and more than tion of a jury in which both the state and defense almost exhausted their challenges of prospective jurors The physician defendant look the stand in his own behalf and denied the charges placed against him but admitted charges had been placed against him in another state Several witnesses testified for the defendant among them several who had been treated by the pathic physician All praised his methods Three Stale The state used three witnesses Joe Kovach first to testify for the state charged his father John Kovach died after having been treated by Dr Compere Arabs would be continued for the time being Defiant Britain was driven to her decision by the refusal of either or Jews to even consider any of suggestions put forward by Britain to divide the country into federal states or It into Arab and Jewish districts under overall Brit- ish administration The immediate Arab reaction to the British announcement was that Arabs would not accept an international decision Dr who tha Palestine Arab delegation to tha conference Implied an UN decision would only bring on a holy war Kovach said his father was In I He said Palestine will not good health prior to treatment any UN decision ax Dr Compere He testified I will only be bound by our shortly the alleged treatment I rights continue fighting until he found his father unconscious In wc Kcl them the bathroom of their home He Tno reaction of Jews who havo said he took his father to the pital where he later died not favored putting the problem be- fore the UN where Arab nations Ignored U S Requests Within the past year he added Russia has to all intents and poses completely ignored four American diplomatic requests to open negotiations for settlement of these accounts He also said Moscow ignored notes from the State Department relative to 125 merchant ships leased to Russia and said these are Set RUSSIA Pago 10 Joe Spiro a Johnson City x members was that they See COMPERE Page 10 More Sunshine For A genial sun will shed its beams on East Tennessee nnd Southwest Virginia this morning hindered by only a few light clouds in see and none at all in Virginia thc weather bureau predicts were quite prepared to face up thc decision New Opponents Of Lilienthal Express Views Senators Over- ton and Brooks an- Colder weather is expected late they will vote against this afternoon to continue through David E Lilienthal for chairman of Sunday morning taut it won't Atomic Energy much below freezing the i Friday Bnd Senator F man said The mercury soared from nc too a low of 24 to 08 In j Secretary of thc Navy day topping Thursday's high by meanwhile said that what four degrees Midnight temperature Is good Atomic Energy Commission Senator Friday was 83 Old Testifies On Murder Of Father Child Says Mother Guilty Of Slaying Detroit Little blue-eyed four-day drinking spree faces a Frankie DC Vore with the mandatory life term if convicted of childhood told In court Friday I thc of women and seven men leaning forward to how her world Iow the shattered by a shotgun blast that killed her father The attractive child was the Frankie told of thc slaying and the Oak Ridge Association of Engineers and Scientists announced thc nominee has its confidence The Federation of American many of whom worked on thc atomic project during the war meanwhile urged prompt senatorial confirmation of all members of Atomic Energy Commission Any other action we the federation said will have the gravest consequences for our peace and security and for thc future de- velopment of atomic energy Kill In The new pros and cons came ing a lull In Senate Atomic Com- hearings as Senator battling She was home In bod with a cold confirmation mustered Oct 3 the child begun her fresh witnesses They will be heard mother was asleep beside her Mrs on Monday when the en- state's star witness against her Dc and went over and mother Vera 38 charged with the got the gun and loaded It first degree murder of her father She went just behind thc door last October 1 j where Frankie wort a red hat and skirt added ho was Frankie and carried a red purse gifts from relatives who gave her a birthday party Tuesday in the gloomy con- fines of court where her mother Is on trial Thc little girl bright and gay drew sketches on a Valentino as she waited quietly In Judge W McKay Skillman's chambers before taking the stand Her mother who said she shot Then did she shoot Platt asked tcr their fourth week Brooks issued statement saying that anyone who had tion or association with com- should be denied this Im- port post Lilienthal has denied any such affiliation and President thc child replied Thursday termed the with her hands but keeping her I charges absolutely solemn eyes on her questioner Overton in another statement then testified to thc j declared that the States in drinking bout and quarrel that not sn supplied with ceded thc shooting She her capable men Unit It must place the was blaming her Mrs peace anil security of the nation Vore for Inking his money Her father was often intoxicated the Robert De Vore 41 when her mind little girl said and snapped during her husband's I sometimes drank her mother and world In the cure of ono about whom so much Mr is not the in- dispensable man
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