Publication name: Kingsport Times
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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - December 1, 1955, Kingsport, Tennessee
Deathless Days I City County 374 6 Driving car U u txcelleol of personality. KINGSPORT TIMES Vol. XLI, No. 240 Kingtport, Tenn., Thursday, .December 32 Pages Five Cents The LcHest Of Any Newspaper In Southwell Virginia, East Tennessee WOMAN HELD FOR AIDING JAIL BREAK 'S-D Day' Has Fine Start In Kingsport Area 10 Known Dead In Early Traffic Across Nation DON'T LET HAPPEN TODAY-OR TOMORROW ASSOCIATED PRESS At least 10 persons were killed In the early hours of Safe Driving (S-D) Day. Shortly after sun-up, the loll by Mates Included: Ohio 4, Michigan 5, and Illinois. Indiana, Louisiana Few York, 1 each. In Indiana, a car police said'was without lights smashed .into the rear of semi-trailer near Hich- nfond, killing Robert M. 44. of Centerville, Ind. He died tt a.m. as he .was being extricated from the wreckage.' Less than 90 minutes after .the of S-D in Illinois, Gerald La- Grow, 27-yfar-old sailor, was killed when struck by a truck. The acci- dent occurred at a.m. CST. L. T. Ball, of Plymouth, Mich., was i killed :at a.m. (CST when he lost 'control of his cur and hit a culvert In Canton Township, a Detroit suburb. The third fatality reported was Donald Mosher, 23, of Glens Falls, K.Y., who lost his life when his car left a highway and struck a tree near Glens Falls about 2 a.m. (CSTi. Today was the nation's second at- tempt to go through 24 hours with- out a traffic death. Few persons expected complete iucccss. But President Eisenhow- er's Committee for Traffic Safety, which designated today to drama- tize the Idea that driving and careful walking can save lives hopes for a sharp reduction in traf- fic accidents. Eisenhower called on Ameri- cans to help show that "we can- by our own personal re- City Has No Mishaps; Area One In 12 Hours Safe Driving Day was off to an excellent start in the Kingsport area with the Tennessee Highway Patrol reporting only one minor traffic mishap in Hawkins County to mar the record. City police have reported no accidents within the city limits during Kingsport Area S-D' Boxscore The fallowing Is an hourly re- port of automobile accidents re- ported to Khiffsport City Police and Division Five of the Tennes- see Highway Patrol; duce accidents on our and .y-THE ONLY The Kingsport Times-News hopes this will be the only plcture'of-'an automobile acoldjsnt it .will publish today. highways." photograph of an accident taken from the.files und published as All across the United SUtes. po- licemen are wearing trmbinds urging safety. In many cities banners are itrunjy across streets urging motor- ists and pedestrians to be extra careful. Loud-speaker-equipped 'po- lice cars are cruislrtg the streets. In Chicago, nn amplified voice booms across a tercet In the loop: "You! The man in the gray over- coat! Get back on the sidewalk until the light changes." One hundred and one persons died in traffic deaths each day during the first 10 months of -1955. This one-day effort Is to show that the casualty toll can be cut down If everyone makes an extra effort; day, like today. Since the average daily figure of 101 includes holidays, when more motorists are on the roads, and persons who die a day 10 several months later of Injuries suffered In accidents, .today's toll cannot be used as a basis for figuring success of S-D Day. The Associated Press made It Is reminder thai this is "S-D Day" (Safe Driving Motorists pre asked to watch their.speed, obey traffic laws and practice sane driving. Demos Make Plans To Play GOP Foreign Policy Big In 1956 Race High School Students 'FactSheet' Area Leaf Salts Upland Day Both Rogersville and Weber City markets reported Increased sales of hurley tobacco during second In City Offices Friday on Thursday, Nov. 17, a I day sales 'yesterday. comparable found that 69 j Prices climbed to an average of persons were killed on the high- yesterday nt Rogersville. and ways. That figure, Is used as a measuring stick today, when The AP again is tabulating deaths across the nation. traffic The National Safety Council will keep a count of traffic fatalities during the period 10 days before and 10 days after S-D Day to determine the effectiveness of the safety drive over a broader period. the average at Weber City was re- ported to be In Rogersville sales went' in progress today at Growers Ware- house No. -3 and tomorrow sales will be held at Growers No. 5. At Weber City sales were held today nt the Farmers Warehouse tomorrow sales will be at Big New GOP Farm CHTCAGO of Ag- riculture Benson today outlined to Star. .pounds were sold at Rogersville yesterday for a total of Alton Boswell. supervisor of sales nt Weber City snid A total of wns pnid to growers yesterday. Burle'y tobacco sales continued brisk on Tennessee 'markets today with prices generally high and vol- ume strong. Kingsport high school students will take over city offices Friday as part of the Americanism pro- gram of. the American Legion. The day will begin with city court at a.m. with .Johnny Sherrill as city judge and Shirley Hairston, attorney.' Following city court a Board meeting will be held at which D. W. Moulton, city manager, and Charles K. Marsh, city engineer. city .talk nbout the government. operation of The Board will consider propos- als of one kind or another made out by organizations at the schools. Following arguments pro and can the judges will decide winners and prizes will be awarded the group submitting the best proposal. Luncheon will follow .at the American, Legion Home. Com- mander T. R. Bandy will preside. After luncheon the boys and girls will go with their counterparts on a tour of inspection. Complete1 list of city officials for the, day will be: Chocky Kassem, alderman, James Davis, alderman. Bill Britts, alderman, Nina Car pentcr, alderman and Phyllis Mur- ray, alderman. Richard Latimer, city manager, Phyllis Barnett, city recorder. Bob Dobyns, superintendent of schools, Johnny Sherrill, city judge, Shirley Hairston, city attorney. Virginia Denton, director of pub- lic works, Bill McHorr's, city en- gineer, .Mike O'Neal, police chief, Barbara Hovis, water works en- gineer. Robert Lnrklns, fire chief, Priscilla Smith, assistant director of recreation, Alice King, librarian, and Sandra Poole, assistant city manager. Only two out of 16 markets re- price Republican leaders a six-point' _ GOP farm program which he had President Eisenhower's Most of up program, Benson said in hundredweight. speech prepared for a breakfast! "Saln KSte-? meeting of the Republican per hun- Committee, will be presented to _on_ Carthage Congress in January. [was nexLwith up from "It will be no nostrum, no. b'f? Greeneville mar- remedy, no Benson In French Election Campaign Starts PARIS UR France's election campaign got off tb a booming start today only a few hours after Premier Edgar Faure's -govern- I volume, handling pounds at ment decided to dissolve the Na- !an average price of 158.67. laid. "It will be constructive He said farm proposals of Demo. eratic leaders Adlai Stevenson and1 The State Agriculture Oov. Averell Harrlman of New ment said official figures showed former York have reached "ludicrous pro- opening day sales totaled France portions." pounds nt per hundred for their drive for votes In the nntlon- The Democrats, he added, have a total, of ,widc expected to be set picked "agriculture as the major; -fa -fr for Jan. 8. They turned their domestic battlefield for be-j unofficial sales by markets: 'heaviest propaganda artillery tional Assembly. The Socialists and backers of Premier Pierre Mendcs- lost no time in opening J1 "s lievlng It was "smart politics." The agriculture secretary said Eisenhower approved the program t a recent meeting. It is being prepared, but is not ready for dis- cussion in detail. A n However, he said, the plan ,j CludGS: Hrtrteu'l I, Stepped, up surplus disposal and expansion of exports. "ly 2 A vigorous purchase program to remove gluts. Morristn Money against Faure and (he dissolution. J. Enlarged soil conservation and Mt Pl'sant Incentive payment programing, es- peci.lly in drought Expansion of the rural program for low-Income Jnrnfc families. 5. Stepped-up research, sizing lower production costs, ,neWjAbIngdon uses for farm products, and ex- Penn. Gnp Weber City pansion of markets. K. A speedup in a 10-state Great Plains program to make better use of wheat and grazing land. IWest Jetf. 401 688 974 99 Cabinet decision 'to dissolve 152'795 52 53 'he the fira such move 53 93 ir> tlle history of tile postwar 164 000 54 58 Fourth Republic wns announced 187' 620 57 00 Wednesday night. 'It gives Faure 58 67 'hc parlv election the Assembly 56.64 had denied him. 57.80 The Assembly handed Faure a 59. 07 i vote of no confidence Tuesday, 5S.76 'largely because of Its opposition to S4.3o'his campaign for early, elections. 318-218 vote, however, pcr- SR.lllmiUcd use of a clause in the 1946 M.M'constitutlon providing dissolution M.Salpf -the Assembly by the Cabinet if 55.55 two governments were defeated on votes of confidence by a majority 349876 55.49 all'members of Hie House with- in 18-month period. 55.551 Menses-France received a no- NORTH CAROLINA confidence vote lost February. 56.27 with more than half -.tie deputies S6.03' against him. ,1I .Swcctw't'r empha-1 VIRGINIA 302 336 474 Ashev'l The Weather Kingston nnd vicinity: Increasing cloudl ness 'and mild with temperatures In tlie 30s. Snow and Meet expeUcd tonight with high In 20s. Partly Friday with 'ruin. cloudy and warmer TEMPERATURES TESTKRDAT 11 A.J.I. 28 Midnight 12 Noon 31 1 A.M. 1 P.M. 33 2 A.M. 2 P.M 35 3 A.M. 3 P.M. 3S 4 A.M. 4 P.M. 32 5 A.M. 5 P.M." 29 fi A.M. P.M. 27 7 A.M. 7 P.M. 25 (I A.M. P.M. 24 6 A.M. t P.M. 23 10 A.M. in P.M. 21 11 P.M. 21 TRKCIPITATION Last 24 None. This month This yenr-M.54 TODAY'S SKIES Sunrise A.M. flim.scl 5- P.M. MoonrlsR P.M. l.HRt quarter Dfcrmbfr (1 Saturn rlsfi A.M. Thfi Hinted pldnfrt will bf a mornlnfr atar until next Mirch and an evening star through the spring and summer ,of 1956. SHOPPING DAYS LEFT r-- Help Pifht Ti Cites GOP Moves By WILLIAM TIIE1S WASHINGTON (INS) The Democrntic Nntionnl CommiUee laid the groundwork today to make the ndmlnist ration's handling of foreign affairs a major 1956 cam- paign issue. President Kiscnhower. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles and other administration and GOP leaders have urged in the past week that foreign policy be kept out of political debate. The Democrats, ho.wever, an- swered with a "fact sheet" of quotations from Republican the 12 hours from midnight until noon. The Virginia Highway Patrol also reported no highway accident dur- ing the morning hours.