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Kingsport News (Newspaper) - October 1, 1947, Kingsport, Tennessee The Weather Tennessee Mostly sunny and rather cool today er Thursday Virginia Sunny and not so windy but continued cool KINGS PORT NEWS VOL VI NO 74 TENN WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 1 1947 8 PAGES 5 CENTS In Today's NEWS Community Budget Story On Page 8 YANKS CAPTURE SERIES OPENER Labor Secretary Hints At Food Rationing Will Depend On Response To Requests Voluntary Actions Could Avert More Drastic Economies Washington of Labor Schwellenbach night hinted at food rationing if President man's campaign for voluntary fails to meet he need of starving people While Mr Truman's Food Committee gathered lere to fashion a program to his waste less appeal the rabinet officer President Truman's program if successful on a voluntary basis vill make unnecessary more ic action But 1 am confident that the ple of this country would over- support more drastic action even rationing of essentials f the present system don not Schwellenbach indicated the ad- ministration also expects the food drive will be a blow at prices thus making our omy stronger while aiding Europe His remarks were made in an ad- delivered at Hot Springs Ark With Food Group Mr met with his Cabinet Food Committee and Charles man chairman of the Citizens Committee which will organize at the White House Wednesday The Cabinet Committee composed of Secretaries Marshall Harriman and Anderson has told Mr Truman that grains available this year for export will be this FOOD Page 8 Meet Of Methodists iis BLAST AVENGED SAYS JEWISH persons were killed and 77 injured in an explosion that damaged thin building housing district police headquarters in Haifa estine Monday A barrel filled with explosives was rolled over a wire barrier around the building The Jewish underground said the blast launched an attack to avenge the seizure by the British of Jews who came to the Palestine coast from Europe aboard the S S Exodus of 1947 kP photo via radio from London Gets Chance To Appeal Region Ruling NLRB Clears Way For A Quick Decision Upon Edict National Labor Relations Board cleared the way Tuesday night for a quick decision on its general counsel's con- ruling that top AFL and CIO officers must disclaim Commu nist connections if affiliated unions were to use NLRB facilities The Baltimore regional director basing his action on the dis- ruling dismissed a petition by the Opei Bristol IP mately 800 ministers and lay are expected to attend the annual of the Holston opens at when various boards and meet at State Street Methodist Church in Bristol where all business sessions will be held Bishop Kern Conference which Wednesday of Nashville will preside for the time over the conference before going to the Quadrennial General Conference in Boston Mass in June and the Conference in bia S C in July He Is serving his tenth year resident bishop for this area and his reelection has been unanimously requested by the council of Holston Con- ference Ministers and laymen will report to homes In the Johnson City area to which thoy have been assigned for lodging ing the meeting They will register afternoon at the nearest the home where thoy arc staying will be housed and entertained by in Bristol Johnson City Kingsport Blountville and Simultaneous worship services will be held at p m day in Bristol Kingsport and Johnson City churches and gates will attend the church est them Bishop Charles W Brashares Des Moines Iowa will speak at State Street Church in Bristol Dr Roy L Smith Chicago editor of the Christian Advocate will preach at the First Methodist Church In Johnson City and Dr Edward McLellan London land retired Methodist minister will at the First Methodist Church in Kingsport Worship services will be held also Thursday night and Friday night j in the three cities with the three speakers rotating so all conference j delegates can hear them Chief Justice Dies In Jacksonville Jacksonville Fla JP Justice Alexander bllss who wrote the sole dissenting decision In the famous Scopes lution case died Tuesday at a pital He was 83 years old and had been a member of the Tennessee Supreme Court for 21 The Scopes case was appealed to the Tennessee High Court from Dayton Tenn the majority ion written by the late Chief tice Grafton Green upheld of an act banning the teaching of evolution in Tennessee However it remanded the case to the lower courts for retrial with recommendation that charges against John Scopes a Dayton teacher be dropped succeeded as chief tice last February 3 upon the death of Chief Justice Green He had gone to Florida to rest after being Injured in an auto accident near Chattanooga August J A native of Greenville S he was the son of the late Rev John Alexander Chamblies Baptist ister and chaplain in Gen Robert E Lee's Confederate Army He served eight terms as mayor of Chattanooga two terms as a judge on the Tennessee Court of Appeals and one term as Hamilton County senator before ascending to the Supreme Court of Electrical Workers for a collective bargaining election at Chattanooga attorney ho charter the An a helped and later contributed rials to the paper He was the only person to accompany Adolph Ochs Sr when the latter went to New York to purchase the New York Survivors Include a son John A Chambliss a Chattanooga ney a daughter Mrs Samuel B of Washington D C and several grandchildren KMETZ NAMED LABOR AIDE Washington IP John T Kmetz a lieutenant of John L Lewis for many years in both the CIO and AFL was appointed assistant of labor by President man Tuesday Radio Va Station WARL Arlington This gives the union opportunity to appeal to the board from the regional director's decision Action previously had been in the case and the NLRB had been reported planning to hold It in abeyance until the AFL and CIO decide finally whether to file non-Communist In the last few days however there had been indications that the board might be getting ready to rule and the WARL action backed up those indications The AFL Executive Council in a decision forced by John L Lewis head of the United Mine Workers decided against filing the ments The final decision however will come but of the convention in San Francisco in tober The CIO also meets next month in Boston The local and national officers have filed the munist affidavits but the NLRB regional director the tition on the basis of tho ruling by the NLRB counsel Robert N ham Some attorneys contend that the affidavits are required under the act only from officials of local and national from those of the tions which hold the unions gether A decision by the board if it re- versed Denham would take con- pressure off the AFL and CIO officials at the forthcoming conventions Considerable already has arisen among AFL leaders over Lewis stand which so far has denied NLRB to nil AFL bers Good Morning A Little Chuckle To Start The Day St Louis Donald V president of the Railroad ing over credit on of applications which poured into his office for credit cards He wan pleased with the except this one: This man is presently an inmate of San tion prison serving sentence on of forging and panning chocks Nashville Rates Second In Diction Poll Capital Wins Honors On Usage Of English By EDSON Washington Everyone Cabot Lodge Jr A WIFE AWAITING HER HUSBAND'S HOMECOMING known that this In tho nation's Ingent town But not until Tuesday did many people suspect that the citizens of your capital also use the best tion in the U S A language poll conducted by the Institute of America it teaches languages by phono- graph records has put Washington first in the use of American lish Nashville is second and good old Boston third Washingtonians the institute found speak with a modulated level and a cross between the broad A and the hard A The institute also passed out its idea of a right pretty talker It likes the accents of Mrs Claude Pepper wife of the Florida Mrs Martha Taft wife of the Ohio ditto and Senator Henry when thin news cuinu In I to the phono to call the president of tho institute Max Sherover In New York Speaking with a modulated level and a cross between the broad A and the hard I How do you know Washington has the best You can't be as scientific about this as In an opinion Sherover admitted But we hire people who are trained in speech to listen in on conversations in bars in rants in taxis in the subway And Washington came in first For in Washington we have the merging of the best accents from 48 states to produce the best speech in the country If Washington is first what city is I haven't got the courage to said Sherover But I will say New York is terrible Grain Price Shows Slump Wheat Off Sharply Steers At New High By The Associated Preis Grain futures prices reversed Monday's upward surge and lost ground Tuesday but beef steers brought all-time record prices at two markets while President man and his advisors planned a nationwide campaign against food waste Uncertainty over what solution the government will find to ing food needs of Western Europe was the predominating factor In the grain slump as wheat skidded much to cents at Chicago after a strong gaining as much as cents in early trading wheat closed at to a bushel in De- cember contracts Corn dropped to with a to cloie Washington developments to have little if any effect on consumer demand especially for meat as livestock prices continued to advance A new all-time record steer price of a hundredweight was set at Omaha and a steers at Louisville established a new mark there Tho 1947 peak of for choice steers set Monday at cago matched Tuesday Hogs were 28 to 50 cents higher in the Chicago stockyards with a top of and lambs were steady to BO cents up the bent selling at Wholesale butter prices advanced cent at New York but were un- changed to Vi cent a pound lower in Chicago The New York price for grade AA butter was 79 cents The AA grade was unlisted at cago but grade A brought 75.5 cents a pound Fresh eggs were mostly un- changed in an irregular market No 1 extras selling for 61 to 62 cents a dozen Chicago Snake-Bitten Girl Missing Cawood Ky The exact whereabouts of Fay Nolan old Cawood girl who was bitten by a rattlesnake recently at a meeting of the sect to which her parents belong remained a mystery Tuesday night and lan County Sheriff James S wood said he planned no search for the child until someone pre- pares the necessary papers If such is Cawood declared Nolan I think I can find Fay The father Roscoe Nolan said Monday night that Fay had been sent to Straight Creek Ky for a and expressed dence that the child would recover with the help of the Lord Judge Rules Wife Is Soldier Beneficiary Chattanooga Mrs Mabel Frances Vaughn of Winchester is the rightful beneficiary of her de- ceased soldier husband's tional Life insurance policy rather hla mother Judge R ruled Markets At A Glance active recovery push lifted favorites to 2 points on the New York Market cloNed up U S unchanged lower after a sharp advance and pronounced drop Livestock Hogs cents higher cattle generally slaughter Iambs steady to 50 higher exceeded de- mand fryers and broilers fowls Additional markets on page Upheaval In Cuba Follows Coup Charge Invasion Alleged For Perpetuating Grau As President Havana Cuba AP A controversy beset Cuba Tuesday in the wake of an an- that the Cuban Army had crushed expeditionary an force that had sought to storm the Dominican Republic and overthrow President Rafael Trujillo Senator Aurelio Alvarez leader of the opposition accused President Ramon Grau San Martin of having armed gangs which sought to in- vade the Dominican Republic in order to create an atmosphere of violence in Cuba and thus ate himself in power f Alverez praised the Army for succeeding in restoring order and thus avoiding the possibility of a situation of violence which varez said would have aided dent Grau in his alleged ver President Grau summoned re- porters to the presidential palace and declared Col Oscar Diaz had denied making any statement to the press that the expedition had sought to stage a revolutionary coup in Cuba to prevent the tions Gen Genovevo Perez Darner a Cuban Army Chief followed up the presidential action with a ment that for tho glory of all bans there will be elections in 1948 which will reflect on the credit of all concerned Plane Export For Revolution Claim Washington A spokesman for the Bureau said day night that a number of fighters and other military type plus three tons of bomb and rocket materials have been illegally ex- ported from the United States tined for Dominican Republican revolutionaries He said the planes and materials were routed to Cuba where the Cuban Army has announced the of a force planning action in the nearby island country He added that tho arrest in Miami Fla of Manolo Castro Cuban di- rector general of sports was In connection with the war materiel exports The specific accusation against Castro the customs official said is that he connected with export of the planes and explosives out submitting export licenses to the collector of customs as required by law The official told a reporter the bomb and rocket materials were principally manufactured in sylvania but did not go into details of makers and addresses He said they were loaded on planes in timore and flown from there to The planes ho said camo from various parts of the United States Ukrainians Drive Near U S Zone In Germany Reported Hof German police officials said Tuesday night they were rushing hundreds of men by trucks and automobiles to the Czechoslovak border after receiving unconfirmed reports that members of the Ukranian resistance army were approaching the American tion zone A dispatch relayed from Prague said Czechoslovak curity police in the border area ported they knew nothing of such a band Border police were alerted and road blocks established on all roads leading to the border American military government officials were unable to confirm the reports A high German police of- also had no confirmation but added he had received advices from persons on the frontier that there was a concentration of guerrillas near the Czech border town of Asch 13 miles southeast of Hof Air Raid Sound Former Nazi air raid sirens sounded in this Bavarian city for the first time since the war taking its approximately citizens by surprise It was not certain ever whether they were sounded in connection with the guerrilla re- ports or as part of tests that have been taking place recently out the U S zone Recently 40 Ukrainian guerrillas crossed into the American zone at Passau border town approximately 125 miles southeast of Asch They said they had fought their way from Poland and were being lowed by thousands more These guerrillas said they had met Russian and Polish troops in pitched battles before fleeing to Germany from Poland The group of 40 guerrillas who crossed into the American zone said they were Fair But Cool Here Frost Is Seen Possible A bright sun will shed on East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia today but won't have much effect toward warming the brisk cold air the weatherman predicted Tuesday night Winds which kept the air in tion Tuesday are not expected to repeat however and this may make the coolness less noticeable Occasionally strong wind pally from the northeast blew on Kingsport nnd vicinity Tuesday and held the day's mean ture to 55 five degrees under that of Monday Highest temperature was 71 following a low the winds ceased in late afternoon the mercury descended rapidly to 40 at midnight lowest midnight reading of the fall so far by 10 degrees At midnight last Saturday the mercury registered SO and descended to 37 before Sunday A comparable drop Poland Given Assurance On German Issue Washington JP The United States old Poland Tuesday she need have no fear that current plans to revive the German omy will make Germany a military protested September menace Poland against to raise the level of industry in the combined zones in Germany Undersecretary of State Norman Armour in a note of reply said the task of demolishing Germany's war potential has been proceeding apace He also renewed the United States proposal for a treaty to guarantee Europe against a re- vival of German militarism Armour noted that the proposal has been accepted a basil of agreement by Britain and France but not by Russia Declaring that It is still Armour told the Polish that Germany never again be a dominant This proposal is evidence of the determination of the people and the government of the will military power In Europe The Polish government had com- 1 That the Anglo-American tion unilaterally the level of German industrial production above the established German needs and was In with the Potsdam ment 2 That restoration of Germany's industrial power would create a threat to the security of Europe especially to countries neighboring Germany 3 That the measures are to the principle of priority for reconstruction of countries devastated by German In reply Armour said it became clear nt the Big Four meeting of foreign ters in Moscow earlier thin year that the economic unity of many would again have to be of Russia's refusal to that there was little prospect of an early solution Slight Change In Chill By The Only slight warming of below Lose Contest Record Throng Of Brooklyn Outhits By TALBOT Yankee greatest World Series crowd paid Yankee Stadium Tuesday W see the New York win the opener of the classic from Brooklyn ft to 3 whm Dodgers pitching prodigy Ralph Branca blew iky high in a fateful fifth Inning The favored poured all their runs In wild nigged frame In which than batted around on three and a hit batiman the winner parted in the of caust Except for tion the got only other man on base on by Phil In the seventh Seldom has a World Series gone up the spout more quickly After an hour's play in chill windy weather the Dodgers were out ill front The tall Branca fact ball whistling and ing had set first down In order out of them Blow The minuted later worst had to the tional and was gone beyond recall Manager Hurt Shotton's hustled up a- more runs later on otf the second Yank hurler but they never had n chance of uiv Frank Shea brilliant Yankee man pitcher received credit for victory after being lifted for a in the big fifth The record crowd which ed previous high turnout of which witnessed a of UM 1943 playoff at the tween the and St of 828.70 also ft high Except for the one frightful In- ning the two put on an ex- worthy of the which to Some of the aircraft involved would put tho rending under temperatures in the region were those Cor which customs this morning and with the com- between the Rockies and tho officers in were alerted several weeks ago He added that present customs information is that the planes long-range Army craft bought from war surplus ed the Florida watch by simply ing over it As far as is now known for Thursday ho said none stopped in Florida the way to Cuba VOLUNTARY RENT HIKE St Paul Frank Paul owner of a duplex reported Tuesday that her tenant Harry Redman voluntarily raised his rent He gave her an extra in paying his October rent saying that because of higher fuel prices he thought Mrs Paul was entitled to more money of clear still air a light frost was indicated for part of the Appalachian region No henvy frost is expected warmer weather accompanied by increasing cloudiness is forecast Careful Pedestrian Margaret Perry and MINK Joan Nickels both of Gate City Va were named careful Tuesday and each wan awarded a theater Mcket for city was forecast for Wednesday and the cool weather was expected to extend Into the southeastern accompanied by brisk northerly Temperatures were below 50 Tuesday at many places from the Dakotas to New deen S had high of 39 nnd some light snow fell early Tuesday in northwest Iowa A federal forecaster at Chicago said Wednesday will be quite cool i New and Middle Atlantic States with some frost as far ns Virginia nnd tucky He snirl that the southeastern sin lea only Florida will miss the cooler Under Way Russia Bids For Place Vacated By Poland UN Deadlocked As Ukraine And India Battle For Council Seat By FRANCIS W CARPENTER Now York Tho Soviet tompla to konp a Slav nation on Iho Ukraine and India wore deadlocked i council alongside tho Soviet Union night in a race The United States backing India silent But some western countries the Security Council scat to be remained December 31 by Poland lives of sia's consistent voting partner on i which normally oppose Russia In- major issues coming before they were supporting the United Nations j Ukraine because thoy felt that the After seven ballots the UN Russian bloc should have that scat adjourned at p.m on the council EST until 10 Vishinsky did everything he when it will continue the effort to j could to forestall adjournment but fill the third prospective delegates gave up for the on the council j ning when the seventh tally showed Australia Brazil and no break leave the council at the end ol The vote at that time year Two places were filled The Ukraine 33 India 23 A two- ly The Assembly elected majority of the 57 to replace Brazil and Canada or 38 needed for election take Australia's position Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Y who was re- ported to have made a last-minute deal for Latin American support for the Ukraine made two at- after the ment Mrs Pandit chief of the India delegation said she was pressing her cause She said that with Australia leaving the council the Indian Ocean area was left unrepresented in Iho council Tho Arab states to six in the UN by tho admission of man Tuesday wore reported proaching Russia on a proposition to switch their support from India to the Ukraine in exchange for Russian support on the Palestine question Corridor conferences began most as soon as the Assembly ad- and were expected to con- late into the night The Assembly finally approved the applications of the Kingdom of Yeman and the Dominion of stan both Moslem anti-Zionist Asiatic for membership in the UN and seated them at brief ceremonies before the council tions gain of six nations all told since the UN was organized by 51 countries in at San Francisco Both fielded and there were several fine n of by Carl late in the To Regain Poine If only Branca had regained poise after Joe the Yankees first hit off him to open the fifth the might have down a hit a between third and inert which Wee Reese of the down hut couldn't throw In for a close play With that Branca took off He loused four hallo to George McQuinn ot them even close His fifth pilch nearly homed Billy Johnnon only by taking the ball on arm With the risking with See PMC S Little Effect i- Of Air Strike In Tri-Cities An unexpected strike by grounded American lines Tuesday but ex- to little or no dilay In movement of and air freight from City Airport J A McMillan lean Airlines manager of tions at Mid night American Overseas a subsidiary of American Incorporated connecting ent United air work with other countries booked to Europe will be routed by other airlines preferably U S nnd the samo true of air freight lan snld that there pears to be no of on other air at present Statement The office of American Inc also released lau Tuesday a statement by Harold R Harris and central manager of American In New York In which the of luting the Railway Labor Act and the airline would negotiations for a until the pilots return to their sign menu Harris statement American ww Informed early this morning dny by the Pout Office ment at Washington and through news reports that our had gone on strike WHS later con- firmed when the of Flight M for Frankfort Germany refused to report for duty t Representatives of the ment nnd the Union have been negotiating Iw the contract Both had to an agreement on nay which would have brought This made the UN membership of our to the highest rates ever paid In the of commercial aviation See STRIKE
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