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   Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - February 7, 1951, Kingsport, Tennessee                             Today's Skies p. m. First QiiRj-rc-r Next Tuesday Tonkjlu tbf very ihin rrrwcnt or the- xftoit is movtnc nfnr the plunets, Veruij. und nmi is nenrciit to tint toivhtpKt of thr tttrrir- now pnftjiun to rl'.r pits'.' Jupiter Venus will Sunday, (All. TlraM Extern Standard) KINGSPORT TIMES VoL XXXVI', No. 28 Kingsporf, Term., Wednesday, Feb. 7, 1957 74 Pages Five Cenfs Toe Weaker Special warning of cold wave accompanied fay strong winds tonight with lowest; 15 to 20. Fair and milder Thurs- day. Yesterday's high.' 52: last night's low. 34: noon 36. Rainfall. .82 inch. HURT WRECK HOW Rumor Officials Deny Report Project May Be Dropped four Top Men Quit Construct Job At Orctnonce that the contracts at Hotston Ord- nance. Works in Kingsport would be cancelled were "em- phatically" denied Wednes- day by A. D. Lambert, drnt, t'nplnerr for th-e U, S, Corps of Ensineers. i Lambert said: the reports; apparently stemmed from ve- ccn-t chang.cs in key person-i nel at Karte I'umpan.v. now worteinc on aj const rui-llo-ii cwitrru-t at the ord-j nance works. The resignation of L. Z. Dolan. formrr city manager for Oak Ridpe and project manager for Kane at HOW. Fred Homkohri, assistant superintendent. Max Pje-ston.nnd Guy McM-illlan were Tuesday. All four of the men had' pre- viously worked on Gibsontown Will Get New Low Rent Housing Project By Bill Barnett v A strongly-opposed' tow rent public housing, project .win be built on the property east o-f -Gibsoo- towK, Richard S. Key, Kingsport Housing Authority direc- tor, declared. Tuesday night.. Key disclosed at an open meeting of the Board of Mayor that CigarelteTax Hike Is Pushed Through House Of hers Rghf Losing Bottfe Against Second Revenue Bill .Term. The 1st.ration pushed Its eotv- Started and the Housing, Authe-r- ity "Hopes to advertise for bids within 30 days." He' said, the Authority would not have to- wrbit begin con- stmctlon unttl aflec eaurt pro- determines the purehase pi'ice. Key made the sHatement JH answer to- Jeftry F. Sione, re-p- resehttog the- present ownersr, who asked that the Board go- ahead and rezone property individiiial homes can be built as ongiaaHy plaened at case the Honstn-g Authority decides the price set by the .fury of ttiew is too high ana changes its plans. Stone had turned down an of- fer madle the Homing Au- thsrlty for the property. TWo p-utelic hearinps have been S. A. vvilltams, of Harte, saw his company awl po v o t' n twen t. rep reached, u com met on rehaWl'Uatio-rt. of. HOW on Feb- ruary 5., 195L. In Mobile. The injn.trac( calls for Mtuction for which 000- has been- allocated. "At no time dtrrlne contract .negotiations was any. dls- spnslon or arRuments- It was. a most pleasant negotiation." Wil- liams said. Williams said Dolan's letter of j resignation cited "inc.oanpatibil- tty with- the pflaeiples and' pro-i CMhirc" oC the Barte company. H-olston Ordiwncc Wofles pro- duced high explosives during World War II. The Defense partjncnt recently ordered the plant reactivated. eiuwetic tlw 'Operation Pvncfwes Night Drives Of Enemy II. Fifth- Air Force Head- qaajteFs, Korea The rusth Air Ferae unveiled "Op- eration Tacfc" today. Pretty sharp Pfeunes range the roads behind ComjKB'nist Bnes and drop nails. Miliiom-s. ei stebfey, flat-headed, o-rte- and one-half inches tang.. The kind you vise to- lay asphalt roofingi The purpose is to> flattest CiKTimitnJst especially ttoe tires, of supply tnteks ttoat raove in tfta nigh-t. Says, Col. P. diireeto-r- oJ Fi-fth Air Force oper- attonx: "IF we- can stop- these trucks moving at uight, we eran stop the- war. That sounds like a sweeping statement but it's trae. "When they more- the diay our QgMers can- strafe ttwm- to a standstill. With 'Operation Tack' we to- stop them at night and disrupt teeir supply Warning Of Cold Wave Issued For Tenn.-Va. Areas Strong Winds, tower Temperptures tn Area Predicted For Tamght A special warning an ex- pected' cold wave- for the East Tennessee Defenses At Seoul umps Rails In Tokyo Allied ground.in their 14-day-old "limited." of- ferees sniasJusd forward todiay f ensive and the- Beds were giving with three powerful tank eof- to the last hills guarding the plains of shattered Seoul. American Doughboys with flashing bayonets drove Reds from vital heights at one point. The Chinese and Korean Reels digging In for a new stand the ridges just south of Seoul. At their backs was the Han I River, still an iee-cowred way of retreat for the Reds but .now on- the verge ot thawing. the central front. United 'Nations forces with South Ko- reans in the lead pushed north- ward' ta-warS the- aid parallel 33 border. Rush-Hour Crock up h Thtrd Disaster For AreoWithmAYecr Wood bridge, N. Three tank task forces prowled' commuter-crowded Per.1" the southern approaches to Seoul, varna Railroad again Wednesday for Uw third: reenfid wilcilv t straight day. shooiin? up rearguards wherever they chose y ground.. Allied artillery was in. position ta pour shells into the old Ko- rean' capital of Seoul, abandoned i Jam. 4 for the second- time in! Korean war by anti-Corn-1 munist forces. to- make a stand. jumped the track and Task Force- Fisher rolled with- 'meted 20 feet down in four miles, of the nan River 'embankment. Eighty-one and- was- oaly seven miles south- persons were killed" a_r.c east of Seoul. Task Forces Bart.- about 500 injured. held; on, tfoe property, j through today. The vole was 68 W- with twu iwembcrs present and tax bill I one to K-5. and" the second- to House bath of whiete would1 permit apartment house construction-. not- Sen. Ciwetts Everhart iwrtj today introduced bilfs ttee IMT aefc fiwwovfcs in and to reijttire recording of maps ot. peat wtatcr subdivi- sions in SKBrvan Cwttnly. The vote on the measure came1 ciniclsly after a hot debate- over he bill to increase- state tax three to- five cents a Opponents of the measay.e waRecf a bitter fight But appar- ently a'Dandoned efforts to- 6Jo its passape- alter the adminis- tration won its first skirmish on the measure by batting down a motion to- table It by a to 23 vote. Rep. H'. Sanders Angles JTashvUe-i offered the raotwn to AsscmMy, Faye 5) Jrom nearby proper- ty owners, was strong the first and even stronger the sec- ond time. At its January meeting, She, City Planning Commission voted siojaal economy advocates eel today for a slowdown on new taxes in an effort to. stantial cuts in President Tru- man's budget. Tax 'Slowdown' Effort Mode to Force Cots In Huge Budget Washington Congres- and the Southwest was issued today i rcan forces se" Weather Bureau. three rniJes east "and "west tempevaUii'c was expected1 ftve mHcs .so-nt.ll at to I'M to-15 to 2ff degrees tonight' in the Tri-City area. Strong winds, are ateo forecast with the catd wa-ve. The weather is ex- pected to- be fair and. not quite time-that the Hurd Declines Answer To Sams Ctimbal Casualties Now Total Refuses Comment On Chorges By Judge Sheriff A. H. Rurd said Tues- day he had no- eoaiment to make on the charges hurled at him by General Sessions Judge Brarfc Sams conefrnlnc: thr way Kurd carried out his duties as sheriff. Sam's Wast at Kurd arose a man listed as A. E. van turned avec to the [to, i property be rezoned to R-3, This would permit- the of houses planned by Stone and his asse- Housing-, Page S> New Post Office Deal Completed Authorized In Library 'Swop' Heee After tong- months o-l negatist- -SQ eotet Thursday. The Kingspon Filter Plant gave a reading of 36 degrees about noon. The temperature was reported at a high of yesterday and' last nigtet's low. was 43 degrees1. About .S2 Inch: of rainlauli has been recorded to in-Rsporl; since yesterday. Freezing? weather returned to- most ol Tennessee after a. brief respite from last week's howling! snowstorm sab-zero tem- peratures. A hard crusl of lee and sns-w stilt BJanfeele'd: the- western two- thirds of the state- as. dipped below freezing 'everywhere except In East Ten- nessee. Temperatures- early today ranged: Irons 22 degrees- at to- as at Trt-Cittcs. The .'lett and Dolvin met heavy Ren Workers clawed east coasS, South Ko-jresistance as they rumbled to, through the-'wrecl points eight to- 1ft n-ules west of Seoul. Lain in Hip chi.y MX' T, they EQMstu.1 road town. 17 nirles south of 38. Al'tied naval power blasted the- Reds in Kan-gnum? Etseff. The whole complexion the-: nightly withdrawal to for positions. Ir> their Wednesday thru.sU.' .debris Tasfc Force Dolvin war had shil'ted once again. Ttre: the m-ain rood Allies had the JnltlattviH Kwea, u-as fhP b1 up: the Mclnipulilar. Seoul. jn lf.ss lh-ln Thi. rook- a lota! of r-a-'-r Rails Transport Situation Eases 1 Thr; ra.sil.-hour cracsvp. the worst in :he nar.cr. i 1943 when a like n': jsons perished in a jRai'lroa.ci wreck oirsid" Ji Mio dca'-li rolf iw.-.r.'.-. will be the mos: disnsiross 1918 when U5- died jr. iT'cnn. NashvHte Weather Buyea-a cast continued colft throiiglwut swetoen the day an-d sti-ffl colder weather By Tfce Associated The critical and costly tie-up of the nation's railroad tr.ms-i 'I'lv 1-I-car H-taUon appeared easing tod-ay as. move striking Nwitehnipn W" bourcr-'ti oil't'nt> in the 6ack-to-work movements, which started yesterday. :l 'i-nur and However, there was not a tuJl-seate rettt-rn aeross the country''a twisu-d ni'is-s of .BTarking the snd of the "siek call" walkout'which Ktartt-d on Juii 30. Indications were tfetat the crippling weefe-long stoppase was1' V, tt-as loaded nKtring art eiad in most pasta the country. Several bright spots a1 on- the rail foortt lowing i tt was disclosed Except in East Tem- that the Seaate- ansd House wi-iting eofflamittees are dte the study of whether to han- in- rtaw revenues which- Prestden-t Traman- wants. in two Mils, as- he 01 te one tbc day's. Irighs were- not expected, to go above the freez- ing Lows, tonight, the bareaa said1 mal wffi betwee-n 15 and' 20' first major break; yes- thousaoads of to worfo Serwlce was- normal- on major lines in the New York, and New England areas, and near normal in- many other cities. And; carriers expressed hope for Jior- soon as the back-to- spread; from si-Reds Reiterate Germany Stand {trees, over the state- and from 1ft to> 15 at NasiwHie. TMirsday will be fair and very Chairman' Eto-ugbton wlth tempara- the House Ways- aod: Means mt to top degrees, I2th weatlier death was (Sec Weather, tions, the city and the goverrtment will conclutte within the next few days an he had! dise-ussed tfoe rttattef -with Senator George chateMara of the Senate CojMmlttee.. No decfeion aas bem reaclaed and none' is- probable for sei'Bre time. Enough- ton! toM reporters.1 He said he has riot made up Ms own, mind has dis- cussed witb his committee how new tax legisteti'OM, be U. S. eerobat ra Korea reacbetti today, an increase of 574 in a week, t This, rspuese-ate ,thc the ftrst of the present post office build- ing o-n Broad- Street at New for a block-long. post oEFlce- site ion- West Center Street. The Board- of Mayor and Al- dermen Tuesday night author- teed Mayor B, Blank to execute a to- the ment for tee Center Street site. -i City Manager 0-. w. Maul ton. ifirlal oa raising taxes- Senator Byrd CD-VaX- tolcl a repoiter bopes Congress will have a chance to vote oa nearly ali o-f the- regular giavrertmiaii- maney bills for the1 year Begia- Judy 1 before- it makes, any fcillerf. in action, of Sevier cotmty Monday, artd by the Tennessee Highway Pa- i action. t.-ol. Ai that ti-iKp Sams in a! slatenwnt the Bristol, Vlr--gjj the. board he had moti- issuecl 7. fled that the deed ,ef the old based era nott-, building and lot to the -city has ficationis families been prepared and; is to February 2, intluded the hands of the federal district 'attorney in awaiting the final exchange-. tetot ccluredr "the sheriff of the county seems not to- tse interested in the case of A. E. Sandf-rs who was under ptoiotv of posswssiiiR and cotiesnl- tng stolen property." Sarns. elaborating on his- txf thtwr reported ewmbat to action are making- total cieattis 7.905, The cttmufettEvi; irk. said a pri.vrttc citl7.cn caa- tui-tcd third sometime itgo and told him he- thought Sanders was roncealiiiK stolen property in and around his- home, but that Kurd "didn't do anything about it." Sanders was arrested Saturday, in Kinpspoft and charged with! <9w-BuFtt.Pa.ge5) hi aJsw ioetuites have returned S, military eontnti known of war. men etwreMry listed as Harfon Coal Industry Nit By Rmfs Strike Harlan, Ky. _ Karl coal ind'osliry .has been Cform Reormamsnt ts V Chief Threat To Peace Mbseow W) New Russian t t I f i.fn; ears would "I htt the tres city to- cliy. Bat there were some dark to the overall plctore. There were a couple of al'though walkouts. is. the chief threutj not many -trains were mewing in; to peaee, but they leave the door! some of the key rail notably Chicago. St. Louis. Cleve- land an-d the twin eitfes. TEe delay in a fall return to delayed the- recall of ttou- sands of worlters In ratl-rttated industries. More- than with homebourld ,mostly from Xew way to Red Bank. Lor.7 Asbury Park and Ovr.er rnunitie.s nn e J e r s e s wealthy north shore. Engineer Joseph H. mo-ns. a veteran of 33 free years ors the road, the o-verrrowdcd a.-.i the new trestle for the Alive but i'rj-ured, the 57-year- old Fitxsimmons said hoxpif.-il cot; "T h e mo-mcr.t rr.y over felt ;h.c in tht" world Council for Foreigtt Ministers as set up the Potsdam agreement. (In Washington- officials inter- j late- p-reted the cati for a "counci'l" meeting as- meaning bl-amed. Tor the crash. ws? started to sway. I appiiec but it apparently -wai had been made idle ta the exclude discussion of Fa'r week twcause the rail work stop-page-. Waslungtoo under-1! Etespite the apparent growing corer revolt simmered: today among Republican members of Activi- the .Transport Administration (DTA) in Washington ordered to give top priority to movement of vital government shipments' and ties Oom-uuttiee who are (femasnd- ing more action and a greater vofee ift committee aSairs, It threatened' to breafc into- thej' open on the Kcmse floor if Chair-' A railroad spokesman in Eas-tern questions unless Com-j ntttnist China was represonted. since' Potsd-am inducted China! on, the council: for such discus- 1 United States does- not} More Data Mid On bcs! Price Group recognize, Red China Kingspori's city ton sQUirees pointed out.) Although, the will hit hard toy the railroad switch'- be using ft city-owned men's strike, ofliciafe said here artci- the exchange the I today. new building is constBacted, it will not pay rerrt to the city. That was insisted trpan by. the Post Office Department enriy In the Bcgotla'tioiM, MoaBtoa said. That being the case. Mowltou he thought the governm-cnt be wUttnp to grant the eity use1 of the Center Street until1 it gets reaciy to start ex- cavaliionx. George S. Ward, secretary of the Harian County C'oal Opera- jnan Wood- fD-Oa) contBiites what dissatisfied: Republicans branded a "sitdown." And. two-- members tokf newsmen pri- vately thty would resign if the group continues in-active. was' out of the city and: involved before a local committee to tors Assocfetjon., said the op- by 'ne death el 3 brother. The esations were shy abewt 400! committee, has net met since the Washington yesterday said that "any idea that the show is is- completely He said that for every group- that goes oaek to. worfc "there's another bur.cb that goes- out." The' situalio-n. in nob available- for He where abo.ut 95 per eent of the had tentatively called an (Sec iaatto-rt meettoR for this wepk, bwt it may be- postponed because- he was caBed" to South- Carolina railroad ears- for normal opeira- tiona yesterday. Tha-t represents half of the not-niai needs. Ward sakf the county's miners are working on-iy halt time beea-use o! th shortage. ear new Congress coavened, Jan. 3. At the same time, a coneertett OOP move was wntter way Returns. Home LewtsbuTfr, Tewn. For- mer CJov. Jim MeCord returned The Russian notes, latest in an OPS officials in eKehange with the western gifj'priees. Three which began last Mayor E. B. .were raaeTe public last night.   rail strike so reacts will tnLss none ol the activities of thrif favorite coinis characters! countries on both sides of the ocean, it. apparently, is not irv- of a Alliert command" and air forces. As defined by the- treaty, the North Allan-lie Ocean, area is that part, of the sea north-, of the Tropic of Cancer fa running slightly south of Florida a opera- about, three weefes, ago. ud national fconomy position, and manner provided! a'n-swcr Stre Soviet, Face 5-1 Prepared re UN Refects Soviet's Charge Agtnmt U. S. New Order To Prevent BlackMarketOnMeat Washington The- gov-f I. The' Justice Department will; ei-nmeat prepared- today to is-j.haadJe att court enforcem-eBt fel'ow citizens, a slaughter control order Itions against price violators, in-! clarification and' further of the nature of the ,to be given, whether the 'mittee would have only a public- [relations function or would is expected tn help enforce pric'e stabilization laws. An Associated Press dispatch from Washington las; Mor.car quoted price officials as saying ithe committees would brir.s control information before for the North- Atlantic Ocean jto> a corresponding, position OK area. Upon the command' will de- volve the tasfe of keepiag- open the vitally important sea lanes to Western Exirope ia- event of war on the continent. The sur- face ships, submarines and: car- rier and land-Based: airplanes of the North African coast. The regiaoal planning group-, which has been drafting plans; for the sea has a perma- nent here. Its membership tac-ljiaes- representatives oS Bel- ginm, Denmark, Pra-nee, Iceland, Ttee- Metfce-rlaods, Kar- tended to be subordinate to Gen. ['supplies to Eisenhower's armies the eomfti-n-ed navies, of ten of I way, Portugal, the United Kteg- Uw treaty nations would be re- sponsible for holding: efforts by enemy .submarines, bo-mtecs, and warships' ti> cut the flow of relnlo-rcememts and and- United; States. Siny country with as sea frontier, and whose sue aimed, at prewen-ti-ng black; mar- [kets and Wg-city meat famines ntlei- p-rice control. The OfTice of Price- Stabiliza- ttom (OPS) finishing touches on an order licensing all UK Political Committee today over- whelmingly rejected Charges that the- Uai-ted States had commiitte-tf aggression- against China. ___T_________........____ the five Soviet Wo-ef.Jhe' sort- of etudingr eriminal- cases, injunc-j tions and eivii suits for trebie damages, OPS. had protested-J FfSHING TABLES price co-ntro! handicapped unless OPS handled, the civil' cases. slaughterers and: giving them ajDireetar Mieh-ael V. Disalle just _. -baeic jrom a trip tQ To.ied0i quota, of animate to kill The is intended to discourage voted to- sup-port tte e-h-arges. Forty-nine countries o-ppcsed the pro-po-sal. Burma and Indonesia abstained. The- 60-nation committee also slamghtering which fad black ot u-.nrmteit briow been uki-n Jc: "elAldcn SOtL'NAP. TA2LES >'ou w'-" Llic hcsc sport :lkit da The? Major ari; he hadn't heard of stich a de- ci'sioffl. 2. Over the objections of See- Kcn- type TlMsc a: the ttsruj und last for an hour a-nii. a. cr shown fn fihurter durnslon Cyno o' marRets in World: War II and retary of Labor Tofain, MobilJ- contrih-wted to- the abandonment j zation Director Charles B. Wilson Off OFA. At the same- time-, officials were apparently ready to an- turned down- a Soviet demand; notmec settlements of two j-u- that -the Security Council- be was said to- be ready to- announce a new top-level committee oni manpower policy reporting to his Wednesday Fran-.'" tan) Ttnut Jflnoi- prim-ary interest is the Medi-! asked ta cond'ewm the United are not in the Atlantic j States for air'attacks on Chi- Oeeart zegtert setup, territwy. 'risElictiona-1 disputes among the I I! Sunday" 10: 0 Issuance of the slaughtering 1 new alphabetical -agencies. 'Gov-j order was- underatood1 to. be ernmwrt sources told repoftersjawaititng only the approval of1 these decisions are near; iDiSalle-. IAKE STAGES I.: 10.8 frrr noon to rise .8; Douslas,   

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