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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - March 9, 1941, Kingsport, Tennessee WEATHER FORECAST and warmer Sunday and snow in extreme west mostly cloudy with slowly rising in cast and central portions Monday fair and Vol. No. March 9, 1941 34 Pages Five Cents HOME EDITION Passed Senate Ask Turks Luftwaffe For Decision Now At London Future Course Yugoslavia Greece has asked the Turks to say flatly whether or not they pose to fulfill mutual assistance treaties and come to the aid of the Greeks if the Germans loose their expected offensive from Bulgaria upon Thrace and eastern Balkan diplomats were in- formed The Greek minister to these informants has an aye or nay answer Em the Turkish foreign pointing to a pact of 1933, under which Turkey and Greece mutually pledged es to defend their frontier in Thrace by arms if by the Balkan entente ty of by Yugoslavia and Rumania as well as Greece and Greeks and Turks promised mutual i Under this second as its implications were described by informed persons Turkey must help in the defense of Greece if she is attacked by Germany and if Bulgaria joins the attack either simultaneously or Two-Sided Responsibility a responsibility was attributed to the The Greeks so far as could be seen from their ments and a tion to fight if the Germans An open letter to Adolf Hitler published in the Greek newspaper declared 1 army of free Greeks will if called in it stood in Epirus the It- alian The Turks went on quietly with oline and other inflammables un- and ordering tests for various The which is under the strong cf took a toward the the Turkish defiant tone Say Agreement Reached Despite an apparently hardening the Germans dispatches throughout the Balkans saying that the Reich and Turkey would reach an agreement k whereby Turkey not the plan in the presumably the at- tack on French Syria was brought into The German Internationales put out a dispatch saying will soon he especially for Germany Airline Planes Make Tri-Cities Monday Pennsylvania Central planes on the new Birmingham flight will make in- augural stops at port Monday at a. m. and p. m. No plans for any ceremony to celebrate the first stops had been announced Saturday aside from a plan for each of the Johnson City and to send an air express package on both northbound and southbound The northbound liner will stop at and depart at and southbound plane will arrive at and leave at Mail service from Tri-Cities port will not start until a later date on the new Enrolled In Service Plan At Hospital Here The service plan of the valley Community Hospital ed its annual Approval Certificate from the Commission on Hospital Service of the American Hospital Association on March 10, which for sixty-seven i which non-profit hospital service throughout the ers were wounded or trapped in piles of debris Saturday night and early today in the first heavy night Luftwaffe raid on the British capital in Attacking with a fury scent of the blitz raids of last the Germans scored a direct hit on a night club crowded with killed and injured a number of on a London and caused other casualties when rtwo bombs exploding at the ends lot a block caved in a cafe where were There was a brief lull in the raid shortly before midnight and then the luftwaffe stepped up the It was believed a large number of perhaps service men enjoying a ped late last night in the wrecked night Men On Leave Aid sailors and Royal Air Force men on leave joined air raid workers in rescue work ly after the bomb although other bombs were coming down the Crowds which gathered around the club wreckage quickly scattered as more bombs Bombs falling on both sides of another cafe caused Masses of German planes dumped hundreds of high explosives on the Anti-Aircraft Busy The fury of the luftwaffe was met by intense and spectacular anti-aircraft At least one public shelter was hospitals were warned to pre- pare for The night raiders day of air attacks east coast and in came after on England's news agency Fas a highway to the Mosul fields and the Suez oil Payments Denied To State Miners Nashville East Tennessee coal miners seeking unemployment benefits for loss of work during a controversy over union contract were denied ments by a state supreme court Mine Workers of ca members contended a stoppage of work in 1939. was no- the result a wage dispute and fore they were entitled to mately in benefit payments under the state unemployment With Justice D. W. DeHaven dis- the court held a labor dis- pute arose after the expiration of an old contract and agreement on a new and therefore reversed the chancellor and denied The opinion involved several Eliminate Fuel Fee Tn another the court gasoline and kerosene stored in the state less than 60 days while moving in interstate commerce are not subject to the full state tion but may be taxed merely for the cost of Approximately was in- volved in inspection fees placed large oil but in affirming a lower court opinion the supreme court found that only the cost of or nf the total inspection could be Justice and Frank T. Fancher concurred the majority opinion as to hut dissented with respect to since they contended the hit tei was not moving in interstate c plans The Community Hospital Service has enrolled persons who are placing hospital care in the family budget through ments equal to a per During the past pital bills were paid for sub- scribers and dependent members of their families requiring hospital The standards for approval bv the American Hospital Association cover the following essential emphasis upon public non-profit en- of public and professional economic and actuarial and guarantee of ice to the subscribers by the ber Annual reapproval is based upon reasonable sound administrative policies and and financial position which adequately protects the in- of subscribers and member Total plans enrollment throughout United States was persons in January 1, 1941. plan is permitted approved to identify its some British sources said three bombers were shot The air ministry officially ed for only London's sirens sounded soon ter 8 p.m. and quickly the raid was in full One observer counted at least 15 high explosive Nazis Skirted Defenses Some planes approached London from a westerly ing they had skirted the defenses to unleash their force on the western Of the day the air and home security ministries said bombs were dropped at several points on the English and Scottish east coasts but did little damage except in one town in East Anglia where several houses were were The total official casualties for the raids since last June through stood at 24.371 killed anc Private Is Killed In Plane Crash New soldier Private Winston Gant of New Orleans was Saturday when he and two army fliers bailed out of an bomber which crashed and burned in desolate swampland 40 miles south of Second Donald W. 27, a native of and Wilson 24, whose family lives In Forth were rescued by Ken Oliver of who took them aboard an amphibian plane and flew them to New Oliver said the organization by using the seal of the American Hospital Association superimposed upon a Blue Pays Bills The hospital service plans will pay bills for more than 600.000 in 2.000 member hospitals throughout the coming These hospitals guarantee the services to and represent more than two thirds of the total bed capacity of non-government in the Hospital income from the various plans will exceed during the com- ing an amount which is greater than the combined ue from all endowment and from community and individual philanthropy for Nearly every large city in the United States is the headquarters for a hospital service many of them operating on state-wide and known iously as Group Hospital Blue Cross and All were attached to the and body the wreckage other rescue pilots of Gant lay behind of the bomber be- side his The three left the army air base at this morning for San by way of New 54th Bombardment Convicted Johnson City Policeman Says He Was into Guilty Plea Shipment of Food For French Delayed State De- disclosed Saturday the sailing of American Export liner food for children in France had been 10 days as a result of Italy's notification that it longer time to notify her naval Stale Johnson white-haired policeman of son City until a few weeks when it was discovered he was an escaped convict posing as a dead was back in county jail Saturday Washington claiming lie was into pleading guilty to the charges in Greeneville eral court last Sapp is awaiting arrival of Texas officers who will return him to Huntsville where he will resume serving a year sentence for complicity in the murder of hin The sentence Mrs. was Gets His Reward hearty Le Morn and of swank Marjorie Webster School reward leader Alben for his fight lor the lend-lease They came to the Senate to urge passage the act. in 1920. The murder occurred in 1014. He was convicted on nine counts of fraudulent collection of a eran's pension in the name of his who had been dead for several who after being sentenced at Greeneville glad it's all was reported by Fred Hinkle of the jail to be insisting he was in- to changing his plea of innocence to one of He was returned to from the Greene county jail by U. S. Deputy Marshal Clive Borden Employes Ask 20 Percent Wage Increase Demands for a general wage in- crease of 20 percent for all em- have been submitted to den Mill it was disclosed Saturday by an employes The composed of W. K. C. C. T. J. ton and F. G. was pointed last week following a down at the mill in a dispute over wages in the weaving the shutdown occurred the committee's ment the weaving de- were Last Wednesday a meeting of the em- ployes was held in front of tile plant where several hundred of the were Unanimous Vole reports were made by the committee on previous conferences with the the by unanimous instructed the committee to arrange a con- ference with the management and submit a proposal for a 20 percent general wage increase for all the employes of the conference was arranged and the proposal has been submitted to the management for their It was learned last night that a labor conciliator is in the city to aid in settling the the mill remains Hearing Delayed Thn National Labor Relations Board hearing scheduled for day to determine the names of labor organizations to be placed on a ballot at an election to be ordered at- the has been postponed until March 14. The hearing was postponed at the request of E. G. counsel for the who has been called out of the Reservists Get Year's Training the aim of giving field training to virtually all younger reserve the War Department announced it would follow the policy of limiting most reservists to a single year's active With some an order directed more than 75 per cent of reserve officers on duty with carps area service commands and War Department installations should be continued on active duty for more than 12 The officials will be to give the opportunity to serve to thousands of reservists who wise might not have been during the army's Scott Attorney Seeks GOP Seat (I rum Gale M. Carter Re- publican and local will seek Republican nomination to make the race for the Virginia i GOP leaders say they do not ex- Greear will have opposition within his own but that Dr. E. G. local and Bob prominent dent of Johnson GOP stronghold in the arc as possible Tom Democrat and former member of the county board of served as the county representative in the last session cf Legislature and is expected to make the race Lashes Rain Heavy Here TUe Associated Wind-borne snow approaching in depth the blizzard of 188S whipped the eastern seaboard Saturday and appeared inclined to lash it until late Enveloping the coastal areas Virginia to Maine and ng from 100 to 200 miles inland storm encrusted several areas with 16 inches of snow and sleet took at least six and ally impeded transportation and Not so severe in suffering anc havoc as the great storm of 10" that caked the east with inches 53 years stoim bac enough to prompt passengers ar- riving in New York by steamer from Iceland to than at Temperatures generally were in the but gales and driving sleet which at times turned to rain and ice gave the storm a Weekend rains which turned to snow late Saturday sent Sullivan county mercury dipping Tri-Cities airport weather bureau reported a minimum temperature of 33.2 degrees and a maximum o 37 degrees over an 18-hour ending at The tion was No passenger or express planes made stops at Tri-Cities Saturday due to a low which 300 feet at 7 p.m. Only one automobile was reported at Community hos A small girl was struck by a truck on Broad street but was no admitted to the hospital except for Two Seek Scott School Position f From Gate City Minor arguments anc a few accusations concerning the two aspirants have stolen into picture as Scott the appointment of a school super Waging a fight for the post are B. S. former Scott coun and A. Scott the in Under Virginia's the su is appointed by the school meets here this but which has until May 1 to au point the office Memphis Turns Down Daylight Saving Time Memphis Mayor Chandler turned of on daylight saving time aT ter a conference with the city com- there Is more for daylight it should bt discontinued and the ordinance wil be he The city tried out daylight sav ing time last Keeps FDR Away From Capitol Washington President sevelt remained away from his office again Saturday to prevent complications from a Momentous By Vote Of 60 To 31; House Approval Expected State Poll Tax Law Is Upheld In Appeals Court that the of a state may through a constitutional convention prescribe qualifications of voters and the imitation of the elective the sixth U. S. circuit court of appeals Saturday upheld constitutionality Lhc Tennessee noil tax The written by Judge Ben Hicks of was de- livered in the case of Henry C. coal dealer of and upheld decision of federal district Elmer who dismissed the suit last In a suit sponsored by thern Conference of Hainan Pirtle contested the action of election judges who refused him a ballot in a special Sept. 13, 1939, in the third con- district of Had Not Contending he met all tions for voting but that he had not paid the SI Pirtle brought up the question whether the tax as a requisite for voting for a of was repugnant to the constitution of the United is not to-be doubted that the people of a state through a constitutional convention prescribe 'the qualifications of voters and the limitation of the elective franchise provided of course thac the and immunities oT the vote guaranteed to them by some of the federal constitution are not Judge Hicks said in part. Citing a previous Judge Hicks quoted the make payment of poll taxes a prerequisite of voting is not to deny any privilege or immunity protected by the sixteenth Privilege of voting is not derived from the United States but is conferred by the and save as restrained by the fifteenth amendments and provisions of the federal the state may condition suffrage as i deems Brothers Held In Roane Slaying Tenn. IP Roane County Sheriff Chester Davis saic a posse arrested two brothers lowing an altercation near here Saturday in which one man was slain and another probably fatally The sheriff said Robert Thomas 21, was stabbed to death and his Boss 40, was cut Arrested after fleeing the scene the sheriff said were Herman 21. and 25. The argument the sheriff one of the men burned by a. The brothers were placed in the Kingston Memphian Is Allergic To One are lots of youngsters who'd like to be the shoes of this Memphis woman Allergy tests showed that she was allergic to only one down by three weeks of oratory and the Senate Saturday night finally passed the lease-lend authorizing President Roosevelt to mobilize industrial America and throw its products into England's battle against Then it sent the measure to the House with a request that the latter concur in the series of amendments which had been All indications were that the House would agree to do so on or by at the with the going to the White House immediately thereafter for President Roosevelt's The vote on final 60 to 31, found the Senate in good despite many days of frazzled pers and personal The clinging obdurately to its view that the means was simply worn out by repeated demonstrations of the administration's numerical Here's Senate's Vote On Giving Aid to Britain is the vote by which the senate proved Saturday the British Aid For the Thomas of 49. Ball Against the Clark of Clark of Johnson of Republicans Johnson of Thomas of The following pair was an- and Woman Removed From Senate Building Gallery Washington Capitol lice removed from the Senate's public gallery Saturday a woman who unfurled a banner saying that the British aid The banner also carried the peace Police said the woman told them she was Elsie of New York but the can peace mobilization issued a statement saying she was Mrs. Charlotte of New She was briefly and then escorted the railroad station and told to leave Axis to Use FDR's Of Yugoslavia to Speed Up Treaty Rome Italian spokesmen indicated Saturday that axis charges that President velt had tried Yu- would be used to push that neutral Balkan nation into closer affiliation with Germany and S. state department officials said when the allegation was first made Friday night that the heard of Stephen press of President added Saturday that the report with Nazi infiltration in Yu- and were of the same kind that came out of Poland after Germany's Yugoslav circles in grade said the business is too to bother about de- Virginio writing II declared the United States President's tended Yugoslavia and to in her re- lations with the The Fascist weekly Mediterraneo also suggested that England may get a in a shift of Turkey from her British The Fascist outburst concerning Yugoslavia originated from Berlin relay of a in a Budapest Nazi paper reporting President Roosevelt had sought to influence Yugoslavia to resist axis ties by promising her material Gayda said that Mr. Roosevelt had undersecretary of state nel Welles ask the Yugoslav ter a more or less ing to transmit to his ment views on the necessity of ing sides with im- This Gayda called a manifestation of hasty inter vention to the la the course of this the Senate rejected an ment by Chairman Walsh of the Naval to guard the navy and air force against de- in the and a subcommittee bil by Senator Taft to ize loans totalling to Canada and Walsh's amendment was 56 33, and Taft's substitute was turned 63 to 28. The roll call vote or filial age was begun at p. m. All amendments were disposed of before 7 but Senator Nye held things up with his fifth speech against the whila members of the ate interrupted with but calls ol Needs Two Billion Dollars Shortly after signing the into the President is expected to ask congress to provide between and in money and contract authorizations to carry out its Among other the ure would permit the President Manufacture in government ar- senals or procure from private companies and to transfer them to countries whose defense the President vital to the defense of the United Transfer existing defense ment up to a value of Belligerent Warships Order the repair of belligerent planes or other war equipment in American harbors and Communicate to other The legislation would expire on July 1, 1943, unless a majority of both congressional houses fixed ail earlier termination The measure states that none of its provisions shall be construed as authorizing naval convoys for shipments of war materials to The senate rejected amendments designed to write a specific prohibition against Also rejected were numerous designed to restrict movements of American armed forces to the western End to Dictatorship New British radiS Saturday night said that senate passage of the lease-lend the beginning of the end for a dictatorship now plaguing this snd be the turning point in the history of this First News Section Churches Classified Dorothy Dix Deaths Editorial Edson's Column Gallup Poll Hollywood Column Markets Sports Washington Column Page 12 Page 11 Page 2 Page 2 Page 4 Page 4 Page 5 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6-7 Page 4 Second News Section Amusements Comics Crossword Puzzle Fashions Radio Society Serial Story Women's Page Page S-S Page 33 Page 13 Page 9 Page 2-4-3 Page 13 Page 6
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