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Kingsport News (Newspaper) - March 4, 1947, Kingsport, Tennessee KINGSPORT NEWS VOL V NO 204 KINGSPORT TENNESSEE TUESDAY MARCH 8 PAGES 5 CENTS The Weather Tennessee Mostly cloudy and not so cold Virginia Sunny and so windy Cheering Thousands Line Route To PRESIDENT GIVEN OVATION IN MEXICO Truman Asks Draft Law's Rule Expire Powers Would End March 31 To Get Discharges Washington AP ident Truman told Congress Monday to let the draft law die March 31 but gave notice a renewal will be sought later if voluntary recruiting fails to men under arms The Army announced it will discharge the draftees remaining in its ranks those in this country by May IS those overseas hy June 10 making it an entirely volunteer force The Navy already has re- leased all its draftees Actually no men have been drafted since October but the expiration of the act March 31 will 1 Young men longer will have to register upon reaching their 18th 2 The oldsters already registered can up the cards they been required to carry in their pockets Draft Arc Freed 1 The local draft hoards probably will go out of business en- tirely although their status was not made clear immediately and ninny of the full-time and part-time employes on the service payroll will be re- leased 4 Any incentive o enlisting which the mere existence of the draft law provided with its latent The weather had the East snowed threat that young men be under Tuesday and March didn't drafted will be removed feel very springlike in Florida The Army's strength is to be ther Jewish Irgim Proclaims State Of Open Warfare Underground Group Hurls Grenades Into British Military Office Attacks Camps hand grenades were hurled into a British military office at Haifa Monday night shortly after the Jewish underground organization Irgun Leumi claimed that open warfare exists in Palestine A British announcement said there were no casualties in the grenade attack Irgun claimed that it had successfully attacked British camps at and Stalin Quits His Position As Army Head Minister Hadera in retaliation against the imposition of on more than a third of Palestine's Jews There was no confirmation by the British of these claims seven miles east of the city of Tel Aviv is in one of the martial law zones Hadera 25 miles Good Morning A Little Chuckle To Start The Day was one of several thousand who tried to enter a section at the scene of building explosion which blew out thousands of windows for blocks around What's your business in a policeman asked a window replied He denied admittance Assembly Gets School Funds Bond Proposal Nashville The tion introduced in the Tennessee Truman Is Greeted By Pres Aleman Great Small Unite j In Strong Showing Of Good Relations Mexico President Truman descended from sunny can skies Monday to receive a thundering joyful welcome as his own ambassador of good will to this sister re- public President Miguel Alcman and high dignitaries of ihc Mexican government shared spots 111 that greeting but thousands of military rule London fP Prime Stalin after six years as com of the vast Russian Declare Open Warfare tary organization resigned his post I pamphlets signed by Irgun tell Ki CLUB IX arc the ruins of the British Of- Club in Jerusalem after the building was ripped apart by a bomb explosion that killed 16 persons The blast was attributed to the Jewish underground The British imposed martial law on the Palestine coastal area as the result of the explosion and other acts of violence This picture was made by Tom Fitzsimmons Associated Press staff photographer HJ via East Snowed Under Cold Hits Florida The Associated Postpones Action As March 31 Deadline Nears Supreme Court Again Delays Lewis Contempt Case Ruling Supreme Court took on the case of James here by thc Soviet to rule on John tor gave pressure of other work minister of the armed forces Monday because of the pressure of his main work handed the job to politically astute Marshal Nikolai Alexandrovich Bulganin the Moscow radio said Monday night The change in the top military command came as thc Soviet Union gradually was ing military activities and bilizing millions of soldiers to en- ter industry and speed up the current five-year plan Stalin stepped out of the military office only a week before the power Foreign north of Tel Aviv still is free from legislature Monday bills calling for borers and humble people bond issues totaling out to cheer as the American for educational purposes dent rode through two of land for mental streets to the U S tional and charitable institutions Embassy ing of the purported attacks said excessive our soldiers returned safely and Palestine The pamphlets ated that Irgun accepted the re- sponsibility for the explosion at a British officers club in Jerusalem The Palestine Post newspaper here said it had re- an anonymous telephone call Thc five measures provide for an The presidents of thc two outlay of for the can exchanged ment of Education's program of greetings Monday night al iin new construction in various stale: state dinner in the National schools for the Palace sity of Tennessee for the Department of Institutions 000 for archives new state library and for a state office building The Department of His and Abandoning thc overcoat he wore new us he left Kansas City Mo at from a snow-covered airport Education Mr Truman was dressed in a ence was scheduled to open in told his headquarters Moscow Monday night that there i would split of its money business suit and a saying Irgun soldiers would at- between state colleges at Johnson light gray hat as he stepped from tack two British security zones Murfreesboro M e m n h i his plane thc Sacred Cow seven Jerusalem Monday night I and Lt Gen G H A MacMillan com- j mander of British troops in Moscow The brief radio announcement Monday but passed up another opportunity It agreed to review litigation involving the constitutionality of Lea Act which was passed especially to control the activities as Stalin's only reason for one of his many state of i More half of was a after June 10 Thc dent's message said that losses through separations will be SM which totals of month and the Army as no in the North j count with a fair degree of tainty on an average of 20.000 communities were isolated and innumerable schools were monthly This would make j ind toll service was out m of one hence the Valley Al least live sage continued but there is minor rail lines were clogged but reasonable expectation that better main line traffic was running close results may be obtained Somerset Pa was marooned by Logical Time For drifts up to 10 feet deep and Wilh a recent brightening in re- way department workers trying to Monday fruiting prospects this appears to open roads fought a losing battle as the air somewhat in the afternoon staff no question of the Army in Palestine being at war with the Jewish lation or anyone else Other Schools Benefits Tennessee Agricultural and In- College here would get for new buildings the Often Reported As III York head of the AFL Federation of Musicians However the tremendous task of Meanwhile it let another opinion day go by without a decision on the Russian military government's injunction through the war with Germany last November's coal mme strike doubtedly tired the j Defines Army Function In his first address to the staff of hours later as Mexican soldiers with fixed bayonets formed it guard around the big ship and comrades fired a salute U S Ambassador Walter ton Rafael Mexican State School foV the Blind officer met the President al Mercury Here Due For Rise i and the contempt convictions Stalin who has repeatedly been re- ported ill since the end of the war Workers for disregard der Meanwhile the Jewish Agency warning of the possibility of of that the Soviet Union celebrated his anarchy and demanded birthday last Dec 21 but when I against Lewis and his United Mine He was away from Moscow when March continued to live up to its reputation as the windy month m he returned his vacation Thp nut new n I Lidi ine put new pits was he was in normally good i and the School for the Deaf and the plane while President Aleman Tennessee Industrial School and his parly approached each Standing solemnly at attention The University of Tennessee with bared heads under the hoi three-year period a year other as a military band played thr with the school's president and Mexican national and Uie board of trustees arranging the Star Spangled Banner also offered ns nc stepped forward to a to create a retirement system change a warm handclasp with for state employes effective July 1 President Alcman hiy host A state retirement board would be three days the American set up to make a survey of the in here in i Britain define terms of ages compensation and service of the friendship be- the Arm v to assist law and Although the sun warmed sure of time on a situation already health for a man of his age Stalin who retains post as j pushing against a deadline off last March 31 minister also will continue December's coal as member of the ords of employes to determine the the two With approximately 250.000 Jews uic IH o isolated from the rest of the world Jewish and British sources agreed that indefinite continuation of the rates and the benefits Provides For Retirement Actual operation of thc system military rule would result in would begin July 1 3949 ho the logical time to shoulder the winds blew snow back on a chill wind continued to whip at j mine strike after his contempt eral secretary of the Central ruin for the area affected The provides a temporary made Crowd Cheers President The men and women from this south of the border country cheered and as the President viction Lewis directed his men to says cloudy j work until that date Off the coast of Maine at Cape skies will prevail in the Action Waits On Hilling The weatherman risks involved Mr Truman wrote cleared stretches of highway Therefore I recommend that no oilier Is In Distress extension of Selective Service at time be marie but with thc un- the Oakey L area and temperatures will be on V ih u- i Alexander foundered in gales increase Residents of thc will request o n t a I n o seas and Southwest Virginia area can look of n Select ivo Service his to n n of the Communist British Maj Gen R N Gale form of retirement during the next erected the head powerful Politburo and military governor of the Tel Aviv two years to persons with 20 years Sec SCHOOLS on paKe 8 sheared off the vessel's bow forward to sunny skies There is no assurance the miners munist Party Act nt a later date if they arc un- able to maintain the Army at a strength of men and the Navy at a strength of 571.000 through voluntary enlistments Second the Army and be authorized from appropriated funds to to employ temporarily the sary civilian personnel over and above those authorized and appropriated for by the Con- gress to the extent necessary to balance any shortage of enlisted personnel when strength may fall below the required levels This apparently will require her crew was rescued via by mild temperatures and not quite so windy will dig coal after that unless there is a new agreement Lewis of the the latter the area said martial law inevitably vising organization of the would spell economic disaster to the indicated that he expected to work out a new contract in the Coast Guard breeches buoy Wind gusts reached 80 miles anj A high of 31 degrees was recorded hour and the ship's life boats hung for Kingsport at the City Filter d ith the 40 feet above the were Monday dropping to a low Supreme Court speaks of 21 Attendants there reported the Rise Rapid Bulganin who succeeds Stalin ns tnc armed forces was named the chief vice-minister of community as a whole if it con- for long as business is going to be hamstrung Hagana armed force of the See JEWISH on page 8 washed away by huge waves In West Virginia ninny schools temperature at midnight as 24 Monday after a week-long when new snow ranging up to 22 inches wasj tilled on top of a two week old i pack blocking many roads Monday night temperatures in Florida were expected to fall to levels for thc second successive night with thc low 33 to 38 Thc New England storm days moving very slowly northeastward The ministry said it had received and was settled in the St Lawrence a telegram from the prefect of Catania notifying it that historic Valley north of New York state Charity Ball Came Proposed ground in extreme northern Florida by Thc services now for 05 to SO degrees the Sre DRAFT on page S Senate House Clash Sharply On Budget Cut Washington T Differences between Senate and House licans on fiscal policy came sharply into the open Monday as the Senate voted a budget slash and Speaker Martin an- the House leadership will insist on a cut Thc Senate resolution was passed to 20 with Republican on to be played in Griffith the floor supporting it except Sena- stadium here with President tor Morse of Oregon The Senate mnn tossing out the first ball and adopted lower figure principally Baseball Commissioner A B a view tn safeguarding thc supervising the play Admission would be to be paid by players and spectators alike thc year going to thc District of Columbia boys clubs With only three more opinion days to come before the March 30 17 and parties generally had looked for a Supreme Court Decision Monday The case was accepted by the court directly from the Federal District Court in Chicago which the had held the Lea Act the Lional Eruption Of Etna Reported Stopped Ministry of Interior said Monday night eruption of Mt Etna had stopped The law passed by thc last Con- after the turbulent volcanic peak gress forbids any one to compel armed forces a year ago wnen o 1 ll Sec STALIN on page 8 B O Drains Are j ter By Heavy Drifts In W Va Union Will Talk Contract Change For Appalachian Charles Town W Va A Baltimore and Ohio Railroad senger train and two freight trains were blocked Monday night by the federal district Alcman no relation to the presented him with n Id medal and parchment im a guest of honor of Mexico City In his first address of thc visit the President standing In front of a stand in which native were used to make huge United Huntington W States and Mexican flags expressed C Mclntosh international his happiness to visit this great of the Brotherhood of progressive nation Electrical Workers is here for a Recalling that he en me in by nir week-long conference with the the President said he hud Baltimore IP i Electric Power Com- to note the economic Bruce Jennings died in an oxygen pany here tent at City Hospital Monday five Mclntosh said thc meetings arc Since no economic development days after he had been found held to discuss amendments can lake place in country ing by a woolen scarf in a proposed to the present without having effects in the other room at his school in Essex Md contract which expires he declared thc two nations mum tral section for 27 to 30 and the on Sicily's cast coast had belched broadcasters to hire more employes ised slop Physicians said he had never re- gained consciousness snow drifts on the Valley Division Mrs Audrey J March 31 devote our thoughts and energies The major issue involved in the to building up sound and is general wage in- some domestic conditions in our re- lower cast coast including Miami molten lava and caused widespread than are needed to perform actual destruction over its slopes for was accused of Etna in eruption for the first time I violating the law by calling a strike in support of a demand that tion WAAF in Chicago employ three musicians the s did not need since 1029 had ceased flowin The red hot liquid lava was ex- to only a feet down the volcano's steep slopes Washington A charity before it cooled and hardened game between members dwellers of Senate and House with further damage the ministry serving as umpires said ushers and soda dis- pensers was proposed Monday by Rep Price He introduced a resolution for military estimates President man proposed for all government spending in starting Inly 1 But Martin promptly issued a1 statement authorized by thc Republican Steering Committee de- daring that thc cut which the House voted can be made without endangering national de- or security or sacrificing other essential services of ment The statement also a determination to cut in- come taxes 20 cent The Senate resolution bore a commitment to apply of any surplus revenue to reduce the national debt FAVOR CUT IN BUDGET Washington Virginia and Tennessee senators were among 18 Democrats voting for a resolution Monday pledging a cut in the national budget for the in the vicinity of McCans Cut near creases for union workers countries the West ne Plows were expected to clear the tracks late Monday night of drifts which reached 17 feet in depth in state jn tne last I tosh said several other minor day his feet touching the ground amendments also would be dis- casso employ i some parts of this area said it Brother Balks As Witness Washington James E Durant a Falls Church Va cilman refused to testify Monday when asked if he helped bury part of the stolen Hesse crown jewels including a gold ball and cash in glass fruit jars in the by Virginia woods at midnight Appearing as a reluctant witness in the trial of his brother Col Jack next fiscal year Durant 38 who is accused of Voting thc majority in the gem Senators Byrd and Robertson of theft James Durant repeatedly Virginia and and constitutional immunity of Tennessee against testifying The railroad said there were only five passengers aboard the train en route from Brunswick Md to Va They were com- celled to remain at Summit Point Va pending the clearing of the rails Thc train left Brunswick at and was due in burg two hours later Wrecking crews were dispatched from Brunswick to help clear the line Meanwhile Jefferson County Superintendent H M Sydnor an- that schools would closed until Thursday because of the prolonged storm Classes were suspended on February 22 A southbound Pennsylvania road passenger train was stalled more than five hours in drifts Movie Serial Buildup To Letdown Technique Used High Tribunal's Fans Are Left Hanging In Suspense Once More and his knees buckled She had sent cussed him to the closet a scant ten utes before for rapping a classmate in the third grade over the head with a Baltimore County police said an Monday's opening meeting was postponed because of thc death Sunday night of Marshall Williams 49 of St Albans W Va president of Charleston Local 932 and autopsy would be performed to de- tary of the Employes Coun termine the exact cause of thc youngster's death His mother Mrs Rose Jennings Irwin has asked the state's attorney's office to Senate To Hearing Today On cil for Appalachian Coroner F X I Schuler said Williams Washington Thc Senate died from a cerebral hemorrhage Atomic Committee voted The negotiations will continue late Monday to close thc K gate he left home that through Friday Terms of the wage Lilienthal confirmation hearings morning singing happily talks were not disclosed Henry Lipman Kingsport Is Treasurer Jewelers Of South Form Organization miles north of Hagerstown New of the but its passengers were placed on a rescue train Federated Jewelers Corporation A snowplow that tried to dig the with headquarters here was an- train out went off the tracks Monday by operators of 54 was caught in thc drifts The in seven Southern senger train was en Harrisburg Pa to with approximately i states He soon explained why It was Bv ARTHUR space was reserved for lawyers Washington Thc Supreme Attorney-General Tom Clark was j based on material collected over Home Plan Court is just like an old-fashioned there So was John who ten years of lawsuits that now fills The House promised apply movie serial i handled the coal case for the 13 volumes and pages only an unspecified portion of Each week after a And so was Welly But Frankfurter warned no final surplus revenues on the buildup it leaves John L leading lawyer for thc miners decision could be expected public Neither did it sun dangling dangerously over the vote as the Senate did to turn cliff money received from thc sale of Everybody was surplus war goods into debt would be the day This sure Monday And what did they hear about John L Not a whisper Why? One judge has ruled thc Surely the court would on latter provision approved Lewis and thc fine hung by the Senate in adopting both Lewis and his miners by Senator Wherry R-1 So a line formed out- But what about John L Will the fine Or left the amount of debt the marble columned room talk about a Kansas City Lewis scramble back up the ting in doubt Wherry said he meet company cliff to tended these receipts to fall within I Many didn't get in room This decision is tedious to Don t miss next weeks thrilling See BUDGET on 8 scats less than 500 and half of Frankfurter I They heard Justice Douglas talk dence insufficient about bowling alleys If After 45 minutes the court quit alleys are shipped to a military j handing down opinions and began area they can be considered with routine work tary They heard Justice Markets At A Glance Stocks Markets generally loafed through another uneven and slow session closed mixed Much less active trading and wheat consisted mostly of small lots active 23 cents lower fed steers and yearlings including yearling heifers cents er cattle scarce salable sheep active Poultry Dressed poultry steady live poultry firm route from Hagerstown 40 persons The corporation is designed to centralize to a large extent tising warehousing distribution purchasing and sales promotion for the member stores which have gross sales of more than annually The stores are in Maryland ginia Tennessee Georgia North Carolina South Carolina and da Ned W Cohen of Greensboro N C is chairman of the board of the new corporation Other Of- President James Levi timore Md Vice Presidents Harry Busch Knoxville Tenn and Phillip Barr Norfolk Va urer Henry Lipman Kingsport Tenn Executive Vice-President in HENRY LIPMAN Tuesday j Senator will be given ar hour and a half Jo complete presenting evidence in position to thc nominee for man of the Atomic Energy Com- mission Then thc hearings which started Jan 27 will close Chairman made thc announcement after a closed session of the committee i still was asking thal questions as hearing recessed to permit members to attend a Senate session Vote Seen In Two Tlie committee plans a cloned meeting with Lilienthal and the other four nominees to thc com- mission Tuesday afternoon said matters involving curity and liaison will be then He said he thought the tee could reach a vote by day or Thursday During Monday's committee sion subjected to a grilling which brought from and thc mation from Senator that this is outrageous At one point recalled Lilienthal's statement that he had done his to keep from accepting President It now looks to observed like you're doing your damndest to get confirmed With some heat Lilienthal re- charge of the New Milton J Green York office Green said the corporation that he here nn the first of its type and size to I applicant for a job and be former for the jewelry trade See LILIENTHAL on pane 8
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