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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - June 14, 1955, Kingsport, Tennessee Deathless Days City County 204 0 A good driver keeps his car under control at all times KINGSPORT TIMES Vol XLI No 118 Phone Kingsport Term Tuesday June 14 1955 12 Pages Five Cents Bulletin LONDON June 14 Britain's way strike ended today Soviets Try To Becloud Big 4 Issues Local Man Bound On Charges Of Herman Red Ratliff 23 Highland St was bound over to the Sullivan County grand jury here today on a charge of felonious assault with in- tent to commit murder in connection with the shotgun ing of elderly Jim Bost in Long land May 29 Howard Ward 20 Black Bottom section Route 4 won a motion to the same charge against By JOHN M WASHINGTON June 14 The Soviet government seems to have embarked on a campaign of confusion de- signed to becloud Western arguments about the real issues i him under the proof given Tn to for the forthcoming Big Four conference I Preliminary hearing in Gen That appears to be a major purpose of the Tass comment a issued yesterday in connection with Russia's formal ance of the Western invitation Strike Supports Feud Against Catholics i top level meeting at Geneva on July 18 Secretary of State Dulles the Soviet acceptance as did Great Britain and Prance Dulles commented at least It settles one thing The comment made it clear that hardly anything else is tied It also made clear that Soviets are now following up their i peace offensive with a full-scale propaganda drive to rally public opinion in the free and neutral tions to support the kind of CHATTANOOGA June 14 ence discussions they want Milton D Hix serving a That confusion is the major on of this propaganda campaign appears from an analysis of eral points of the Tass statement as it was interpreted today 1 Tass said there is no The quoted Slate arising from Communist rule Commissioner Keith the countries of Eastern as confirming and that they will not allow anyone tus alid as to interfere in their internal fairs President Eisenhower and State Convict Reported Living Outside Prison CHATTANOOGA June 14 Milton D Hix serving a prison sentence for a Chattanooga murder in 1952 is again being permitted to live outside the walls of the main penitentiary at ville The Chattanooga Times said tried a number of other prisoners all short-term men Dulles have insisted repeatedly wort at the pump boat that there is a grave problem nad witl Tne and prising out of the satellites cap and that this is a major en asked permission to put source of world tension Moreover it is the American position that the out there and I told him to go ahead The pump boat which Hix oper were enslaved only be- at cause the Soviet government in u cumerland repeatedly violated the ta agreement and forced nist regimes on otherwise f ree j na ions River Hix and the late Eugene Helton another murderer from created a sensation last summer when they were revealed 2 Tass said the activities of in a furnished cottage near communism are not pump bont shortly afterwards a proper subject for discussion Eisenhower and Dulles have said subversive efforts of the form against free governments are a source of tensions The Tass statement asked what Dulles would think about at ference the problem of tional capitalism Actually ther Dulles nor other Western would be very much surprised The Soviets have been talking about international Ism since the Russian revolution 3 Tass took the line that the viets had made a number of con- cessions and constructive als such as signing the Austrian treaty and conducting recent with Marshal Tilo of Yu- Menon Confers With Ike Today By JOHN M HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON V K Krishna Menon calls on President Eisenhower today to urge tory moves toward Red China in the hope of promoting negotiations for a Formosa settlement Menon widely regarded here as more than American recently held lengthy talks with Red Chinese leaders in both men were ordered back Into the prison for confinement lou who was serving a term died last March Tentative Okay Is Given Draft WASHINGTON of- have been given one more chance to try to convince the ate Armed Services Committee that a plan to strengthen the tary reserves should be nailed to draft extension legislation For that reason the armed ices group yesterday gave only tentative approval to a to con- the regular draft for four years and the doctor draft for two A Long Island bov Both are due to die in 16 days was tne victim of The House has voted to continue j snipe hunt according to testimony selective service but has yet to act on a doctor draft SW Virginia Town Elections Conducted Today WISE Va June 14 A cold sloppy rain parly this lias probably kept the voters from ing in municipal elections throughout Wise County Elections officials reported this morning the voting has been light but all expect a normal vote He was ordered held as a terial witness in the case and signed his own bond sions Court Judge S G said Host was described today in a dying condition in a hospital Ratliff testified in the hearing and denied that he shot Bost and claimed that he was selling ice cream for his brother-in-law on the day he was shot and was not at the place of business Bost the polls close at crated He described Bost as a friend with whom he had intended into business He said he did not remember talking to A L Still Long Island service station operator who Ratliff shortly aiter the shooting told him Bost had beat me out of about and I should have shot him in the front Still's testimony Judge Gilbreath said summing up the case amounts to almost a confession and is sufficient to send the case to the grand jury for aii a bond of for tion He set liff who had not made it shortly before noon today Still testified Hatliff came to his service station the morning after the shooting and that he jokingly askea What made shoot the old He said liff replied he had been beat out of and should have shot him in the front He said he could not tell whether or not Ratliff was drinking but that Ratliff told me he would like to give me a drink of liquor Miss Rosa Lee Hans employe of Bost about two weeks until mid- May said Ratliff and Ward came to restaurant and were served two hamburgers and two cups of coffee on the Thursday be- fore Bost was shot She said an argument with Bost occurred and thai Ratliff told him what you owe me She said Bost denied owing him thing and that Ward warned him to be careful you might get hurt She said she had never seen either of the men prior to the en- With Moonshine Chairman Russell who indicated he'll take a lot of con- vincing said the committee held final approval of the draft legislation so tion officials could have another chance to argue their case for the reserve plan now hung up in the house over the segregation issue The administration plan de- signed to bring about a fourfold increase in reserve strength re- Peiping Sitting in on his talk with RS President the State Department I Eisenhower said would be Indian Ambassador j G L Mehta and Secretary r I I state FiniK Rirn The day shaped up as a busy I diplomatically for Eisenhower and j Dulles When he had finished with j Menon Dulles planned to German Chancellor Konrad auer at the State Department QNS by President i Rough To Handle given today in General Sessions Court by Deputy Sheriff Paris Vance Vance said he saw two older fellows flee late Monday off Jared Drive as he approached the ston River where a padlocked place was being watched and he de- scribed their night left this boy with the bag to hold The boy was piloting a boat to the river bank and called Is everything clear cording to Vance's testimony Vance hidden in the underbrush rattled some bottles and called out Yes everything is clear He put the boy under arrest as he stepped on of the boat on charges of possessing a half gallon of whisky Tlie whisky was the white type n a half gallon fruit jar and there were other unsealed bottles Elections are also held in Weber City Gate City and Dungannon in Scott This year's lection at Weber City is the first since the town was incorporated last year The election is reported quiet with the exception of a good deal of interest at Appalachia and Pound In those towns there is some talk of illegal mail ballots Tn Gate City voting was reported keen with approximately 175 lots cast by 11 Appalachia elects three members to a council which will name the mayor It is reported in Appalachia that 25 per cent of voters usually vote by mail ballois In Pound K W Meacle estimated i 13.3 per cent of the entire is by mail ballot i At and Si Paul in votes will have to be used as the ballot does not present enough names for all of the offices two candidates are running for mayor and five for the council at St Paul At two are running for mayor and two for the five council seats Butler Tries DALLAS Tex old Democratic party tend blazed high wide and angry today as cratic National Chairman Paul M Butler started his six-day Texas peace tour Butler tried to calm the snarling party members last night soon er arrival from Portland Ore He said he would meet Gov Allan Shivers or any other state in any of the Texas cities on his tour Earlier Shivers said Butler's re- of a luncheon invitation for Austin June 20 was regrettable for the future of the Democratic party Shivers in 1952 led the party machinery in its votes the D Eisenhower camp Texas went Republican for the second time since the Civil War And Texas Democrats have been divided sharply since College Delegates Support Integration LAKE JUNALUSKA N C June 14 students from nine Southeastern states meeting at this Methodist assembly center are on record against all forms of racial discrimination A resolution adopted ly by 375 delegates from 90 col- leges and universities pledged port oi the Supreme Court's Photo by FIRST TOWN ELECTION City citizens cast their first ballots today since their community has been incorporated During the eaily morning voting Mrs A L JOHNSON is shown dropping her ballot in the box while her husband E M and 0 R BELLAMY wait their turn Clement Folsom Lambast Ike In Talks At TV A Rally NASHVILLE Tenn June 14 James Folsom of Clement picked up the theme Some Tennessee Valley Frank Clement of your he said I can and a CIO hillbilly singer joined make a general or two realize the attack at the meeting they are not running an army any by tlie Citizens for TVA luc aimore voluntary organization of Radio aud Joe backers between speeches sang ins Folsom dubbed the Ballad of and other songs ers were urged to get out and fight for the Tennessee Valley Authority self financing plan in speeches here yesterday attacking tlie Eisenhower tration Gordon Clapp former TVA Dixon steal man told the five-state rally many generals administration's war in an apparent reference toi TVA because people everywhere Brig Gen Herbert Vogel Church Backers Repel Mob At Buenos Aires By SAM BUENOS AIRES tina June 14 Juan massive labor following rallied for a hour nationwide strike today to demonstrate their loyalty to their leader in his feud with the Roman Catholic Church Peron appealed to the people to be calm alert and vigilant in the of a three-day wave of clashes and demonstrations Attacking the clergy as a woll in sheep's he threatened in a nationwide broadcast last night to crack down with all his might on future outbreaks Shortly before he spoke fresh fighting erupted in the Plaza de Mayo in downtown Buenos Aires Church supporters hurled back a crowd of Peron adherents who charged the Metropolitan dral and the adjoining Arch- bishop's Palace in an effort to mount an Argentine flag on the palace The Peronistas shouted Peron Priests as they rushed the building There were no reports of any injuries Twenty-nine persons were injured Sunday in rioting around the cathedral Some 470 persons were arrested over the weekend most of them Catholic faithful who look refuge in the Episcopal Palace when tie rioting broke out The nationwide strike tion was called by the General Confederation of Labor whose six million members con- one of the strongest pillars of the Peronista movement It was welded together by Peron and his are ready hnan of the TVA board of directors auer to the While House for the President York in the boat and a funnel against segregated public WASHINGTON June 14 House voted today to the reciprocal trade act three more years and pive ihp President new powers to cut tariffs Weather Report late cloudy chance of the near 5S Partly warmer with high in middle TEMPERATURES 11 64 Konn 64 1 p.m 64 2pm 67 3 p.m 65 4 p.m R p.m 63 7 p.m 63 R p.m 61 9 p.m 50 p.m II p.m fid Precipitation 24 hours Hits month 1.13 Precipitation this year TODAY'S SKIES are adept at catching crooks and handling juvenile de- but a rooster that's something else Police reported today that an officer asked to remove a noisy rooster from a backyard was attacked by the bird and forced to undergo hospital treatment for contusions of the left flank A Long Island neighbor was en custody of the youth when Judge S G Gilbreath suspended a one-year sentence to the state agriculture school Gilbreath described the case us two older boys taking advantage of the youth and the woman schools and called for an end to rules barring Negroes from ming here Nine Negroes are attending the student conference The resolution was drafted by the conference steering committee and read by the chairman Jack Crawford of Birmingham Ala He sured him she would be responsible I is a student at Vanderbilt for him Nashville Tenn 4 5 fi 7 ft 9 10 11 p.m Nnw Moon Sunday PROMINENT STARS low In rust p.m mir south p.m VISIBLE Saturn lotith p m sets p.m lot by K Frank Guaranteed Wage Not Only Big Innovation Won By Auto Workers DETROIT auto The two giant auto plants and the farm im- labor contracts establish some im- firms reportedly considered but industry make a national issue of the offices in this country he is not mst out ra in on IB 801111111511811011 IS not to put money in ets They don't just dislike the people of the valley They are out to break the TVA yardstick The proposed power plant at West Memphis Ark to be built with private funds would substitute for a TVA proposal to build a similar plant north of Fulton with federal lunds The Budget Bureau which has proposed changes in the self plan is playing fast and loose with the national defense Clapp said Folsom said the proposed es provide that TVA not be tages enjoyed by ital agencies or a financed corporation city of charged wife Eva during the last years of Woman Indicted In Va Slaying CLINTWOOD Va June 13 A Dickenson County Circuit Court grand jury today returned a der indictment against Mrs Blanche Phillips Trammell wife in the June 7 pistol slaying of Miss Homona Counts Mrs Phillips 34 did not appear in court Her attorney Glyn empty coal cars Train Crashes Into Handcar PINEVILLE Ky June 14 A handcar loaded with railroad workers collided headon with a locomotive near here yesterday killing one man and seriously in- juring another The handcar was coming out of goveS Louisville Nashville Railroad diesel was pulling a string of Phillips of Clintwood said she is ill in a Lebanon hospital The ture of illness was not dis- closed Commonwealth's Ally Hansel Felming said the bond under which Mrs Phillips was placed last week will continue The Miss Counts pregnant unwed mother of two small children was shot three times in the head as she lay in bed at her home at McClure last Tuesday morning Sheriff John C Rose quoted Mrs Phillips as admitting the slaying j save my home for my dren Mrs of Carl Phillips operator of several enson County coal mines and own- er of a Wise County stock car race three sons twins and another 12 The L N said track coupled with the softness of the diesel sound presumably kept the workers from seeing or ing the locomotive in time to jump Hearing On Murder Opens At Preliminary Henry the commissioner thi who hearing got underway here morning for Jess Richmond is charged with first degree murder in the shotgun slaying of his brother Jack last Wednesday night The Negro died from a of a shotgun Ward Kentucky who Sheriff Rose said Mrs he had just returned the would probably not be tried his brother Jess i sented Gov Lawrence Wetherby pledged support of the Kentucky administration in persuading Con- gress to assist in tlie passage of this act which will permit the TVA to issue revenue bonds Kentucky has no quarrel with private utilities he said Our interest is in getting all the electric power which can be obtained in our own state for the benefit of industry municipalities and the REA We specifically favor the ing of the South Fulton plant by TVA rather than the plant both because we oppose the principle behind and because we are confident that South Fulton plant will use Kentucky coal term of court Mrs Phillips Is charged with Mrs Richmond who was a Summer Polio Shots ness to the shooting told Sheriff shooting to death Miss Ramona Dan Anderson her husband spoke j Discussed By Experts Counts at Mrs Counts home imto Jess about the trouble lie had her life The CGT called for the page of all but a few activities in the country between 3 p.m and midnight Workers will gather for mass rallies here and elsewhere over the land The CGT called the gatherings vindication rallies for the burning of the Argentine flag and destruction of a plaque on the Capitol honoring Mrs Peron ing the giant Corpus Catho- lic parade Saturday The government which had banned the parade but did not in- accused Catholics of those acts but a church spokesman anyone attributing the acts lo catholics is guilty of solemn lies Man Bound Over McClure last week Other names and charges listed by the grand jury Douglas Kilgore Robert Bob White and Jack Hillman two indictments each for house breaking and grand larceny Roy Powers Harding Blansett grand Buster Bowman grand Clayton Maggard grand larceny and son H Anderson and Cubie Silcox illegal manufacture of ardent spirits A not true was returned Archie Browning charged with attempting to break and en- ter causing Jess asked if NEW YORK National shotgun had shells in it then fired Foundation for Infantile Paralysis has called a meeting of polio ex- the woman said portant innovations besides the revolutionary guaranteed wage but equally contagious for the rest of American industry Walter doughty haired president of the CIO United Auto Workers rammed them home as part of the three quarter lion dollars three-year deal he made with the jor auto makers These other union gains Include extension of the full compulsory union membership principle to General Motors Among them too in both the GM and Ford contracts arc part holidays on Christmas and New Year's eve vested pension rights and extra Saturday premiums and holiday a plan to make a combined One by-product of GM's stand against Reuther and the Monday was that the CIO ion so that if one was struck the I won a toehold tor the same type of other would shut down too This would have provided a fighting chance to beat Reuther's demands Besides lost profits a strike would have hurt the entire nation's economy and thus the automobile sale market as well Moreover they feared running afoul of anti- trust laws The price of avoiding a is likely to be shared by other em- as Reuther also president of the CIO and other union ers seek to capitalize on tho Ford terms in other bargaining The UAW starts contract talks day with American Motors makers of the Nash and Hudson guaranteed wage deal in the manufacturing industry A separate contract embodying the same terms was signed for GM's electrical plant employes with tlie CIO International Union of Electrical Workers This union immediately MI- it expects to negotiate similar contracts with General Electric and later this year Besides accepting the Ford type guaranteed wage plan GM also yielded the vest of the way on the union shop principle Ford already had the full union shop but GM Renther won his deal first from cars nnd then ROCS on to Chrysler then from General Motors I the auto industry's third largest neither wanting a strike and to to dent their the various auto parts County Budget Group Meets Friday Night The budget committee of the Sullivan County Court will meet Friday at p.m at the house in Blountville according to County Judge Howard R Poston snid that all persons who have requests for appropriations from the court should submit their requests to the budget committee at tills meeting The budget will be submitted to the Court at the regular July terly term It understood Unit another A charge of sodomy against a Kingsport married man was dismissed at a preliminary hearing here Monday but he was bound over on a charge of ing an boy Sessions Court Judge S G breath Jr said he thought the grand jury should investigate the charge that the man decoyed the hoy with the intent to detain or conceal him from his parents Tlie judge set his bond at The defendant father of a two- year-old girl and five-month-old boy pleaded innocent to both charges His youthful accuser testified the man picked him up in his car here Friday night as the boy was thumbing a ride home from a ing rink The boy said the defendant took him in his car behind the hospital him to commit an unnatural sex act and made him drink some whisky Then the youth testified man finally took him to a home in Morison City where they stayed all night You'd been gone all night and had to come back and make up a tale to your the defense attorney accused the boy The defendant admitted picking the boy up but denied any im- moral act He said he even bought youth hot dogs to cat and j stayed all night in Morison City i because his car lights failed there BRISTOL June 13 Sullivan J Reynolds 24 Route 4 he was afraid to chance a County's deathless days on the suffered a broken collar bone cuts j trip home highways plunged from 220 to bruises and was admitted The neatly dressed man said he this afternoon when one man the hospital His condition was masqueraded as the boy's father following a truck collision on ported good at the Morison City home because way 421 between Bristol and Neither driver was injured he had beer drinking and felt tain City i Driving truck from for the boy His attractive Only one other of four was thrown wife sat at hi side during sons involved was injured crushed was Lacy G Bebber hearing Jess admitted the shooting here Saturday to discuss his a bid to clean it is sale to inoculate the neighborhood He against the disease during its they all had been picking on peak Truck Wreck On 421 Fatal To Bristol Man ly enough to be hospitalized Preston Phipps Bristol Tenn died of a crushed chest 45 minutes after being ad- mitted to Bristol Memorial pital Phipps was thrown from a 1 i ton truck loaded with lumber after It and a milk truck both on a curve about 10 miles from Bristol Cpl Jim nnd Patrolman I Route 3 Bristol His truck noute 3 P a ni toward tain City Cpl Pendergrass said when it met a milk truck driven by Floyd Jones Route 1 Bristol on a curve The milk truck was also loaded Technical charges of ter are pending the officers bald It was tlv first traffic totality in gullivan County since Nov 4 1054 when an early morning Judge sustained n Tlie mother and two teen-age daughters at the Morison City home testified thai the boy though sick did not appear excited and made no attempt to escape or tell hem about any misconduct of tlie defendant Except for sitting in the middle of the floor and singing the conduct of the defendant they testified nice and vehicle wreck on Highway fense motion to dismiss the sodomy had always insisted that some lew attempt will be made to Include lon Shipley of the Highway Patrol clmrue after the Mate's witnesses of its employes about out I appropriations a salaried the life of William R had testified he said he of should be form in the for HIP new All three lumber nil Hast being required to become union year which begins were thrown from It as it College student members Iber 1 the officers slated T i Johnson City V State was from Route 5 lion of the boy's story about the sex act
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