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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - August 19, 1955, Kingsport, TennesseeDeathless Days City county 270 h control your vehicle in accordance with marked Kingsport times vol. Xii no. 166 King port ttnn., Friday 19.55 12 five. The Latort news of any newspaper in Southwest Virginia East Tennessee floods Cut Swath of death damage cop killer begs n i t cd i killed in train Pouce not to snoot him by Charles Banks Chicago great manhunt since the Days of gangster John Pillinger ended thursday night with a 26-year-old killer begging Don t shoot. Don t despite the Pica sex convict Richard Carpenter fought his Cap tors to the end though unarmed. He wrestled with policemen who dragged him out of a tear Gas filled third floor apartment. No doubt about it. He was drive out by tear Gas. The apartment was just loaded Wilh said detective Elwood Zuley. 40. One of 23 hours made an apparent Ges Ture of surrender by sticking both hands out through an open door the parents of two Small Chil Dren Tell about being prisoner of the killer in Story on pare 9. The detective said he grabbed one outstretched hand. Patrolman John Kennedy 54, grabbed the other. Together they yanked car Penter into a narrow hallway. The two policemen aided by several other officers wrestled Carpenter to the floor to escape a steady Stream of gunfire and tear Gas shells pouring into the apart nent. No gun of Carpenter s was Oivind in the apartment Kennedy said the slightly built gunman described by his Mother the first policemen to grab car Penter. Zuley said the fugitive who within a 72-hour period killed one is harbouring a hatred policeman critically wounded an for policemen battled fiercely other and terrorized a family for i when handcuffed. Carpenter was new annexation petition received by City Board not wounded by police bullets. But said Zuley Carpenter kept wreck in Ark. Pleading Don t shoot. Don t of one Zuley added no Carpenter was quickly hustled a squad car under heavy and taken to the nearby into Uard North Avenue police station. Mill ing crowds shouted kill him lie was taken to the lockup. He was North of captured . The Biltmore theates where on wednesday night he had critically wounded policeman Clar ence Kerr in a gun Duel. Bit suffered a lung wound while car Jenter suffered a Bullet wound his right thigh. By Bill Barnett another petition for annexation of area just beyond the Eastern City limits was received by the1 pm sport planning commission thursday night. This one would take in an area j of about 20 lots Between Central Street and Conway drive in the Oak Grove and Ridgeway sub Divi ions. Residents of six areas totalling bout 2.000 inhabitants voted in a. Referendum lust saturday to come1 into the City. Between the Lime when the referendum was author i and when in was iela the plan nine commission received a re quest or annexation of another Purl Ion of Highland Park North of Center Street. J a spoke Man Lor the latest Moi pm of petitioners said they will not expect sewer service and will Bej for Blied to receive City police and fire Protection and the right to Send their children to City schools Willicm tuition. India orders portuguese to leave country new us Iii auz. 19 ins India its consulate in gon Molny and ordered consular officials in bom Bay Calcutta and Madras to leave the country. The action effective so up incr 1. Snapped India s last direct link Wanh Portugal. The consular closings were announced in Pai Jim. Gow by Gen. Pfeil c nodes governor Tien pral of porn irent s Indian he the orders received i from the Indian to Vernini in were preceded by a reference to the City manager n. W moult on t rent men t meted oui by Portu Kreed to Hove City in pincers sir a High crities to the ii muted vey the area and prepare n report passive for planning cumm Ismon consider-1 ,0 Over lion. Moulton also pointed out that a number of tasks will face the Plati Unnik commission in connection with the annexation already voted becomes effective septem Ber 15. A land use map will he prepared by the professional planning staff showing which lots in the area Are occupied by residences which by1 business establishments and other uses. From this info Muon. The planning recommendation to the Board of mayor and aldermen on the Longini of the Annex torn or. This will be needed As soon As . Moui Tun said so thai he i y building official know that types of buildings arc permitted on various lots now vacant. Meanwhile the commission to help Sylvester the tiny Portia Riese colonies on the developed into an invasion of Goh and other settlements by thousands of resistors last monday. Koreans stage protest Parade Kerr had tried to arrest him r the slaying some 50 hours earlier of detective William Mur a play. 34. In a subway station. Police said Carpenter admitted slaving Murphy who had or rested him on la subway train. The Mounir Man was wanted in connection with a series of robberies. J after shooting Kerr Carpenter i fled the theater safely and ran a Block to 2040 Potomac ave. Forced himself into the second floor apartment of Leonard Powe 31. A truck Driver. Powell s wife Stalla. 30, and their children Rohrt. 7. And Diane 3, were present. Powell quoted the intruder a saying i m Carpenter. I just Shol a policeman in the Biltmore Thea ice. You be got to hide from wednesday night until his 23 hours later Powell said. Carpenter kept his family virtual i prisoners. He permitted Powell to to work thursday so As not to Trouse suspicion. He acted like a Little said Vars. Powell. Recall Ihk the exper Euce. He was nervous first. But when he a Tilmer Down he be to brag of How he killed one policeman and wounded another. He said he was smarter than they Carpenter s determination not to a r o u be Sci Nabors suspicions proved to be eventual undoing. Thou captor Powell said allowed Llhee children to in out. And Plav thursday night and he also permitted mrs. Powell to sit on the front Steps of the apartment us old in As was her custom. Once his Wile was outside Powell continued he asked Carpenter if he a Light join her. He said it might arouse neighbors suspicions otherwise. Once outside Powell huddled with his wife moment arly and derided on a plan she took the Chil Dren and moved out of gun Range from the apartment window. Pow Ell scooted out of Range also. He ran to a Elf tar store and called ii lice. It was. Only a few minutes later that Carpenter finally was map ii marked tree. Ark a. Least four persons were killed am an undetermined number Injurer when the Frisco s Kansas City Florida special passenger train was wrecked near Here today. The dead Are mrs. Edith ran Dall Rinker. 25. Of Macon. On., and her child Glen. 1u Patricia Jane Crawford age unknown of Kansas oily. Kans. And William Richards lie chel 56, of Ronnei Springs kan., a negro. Three persons reported critically injured were taken to Memphis Hospital. Others injured were taken o Jonesboro Ark., and other near and still others were an emergency Hospital by towns Iren led at Liere. The Accident occurred when the next to last car of the train a sleeping car jumped the track and struck two freight cars on a siding. A dining car was pulled off the track. The front end of the dining car and the Back end of the sleep ing car were caved in. The standing freight cars were shoved Down an embankment. Aside from the diner and the one passenger car. Remainder of the rain remained in the Hack. The iwo cars involved did no turn Over. The Rev. H. J. Couchman Pas Tor of a methodist Church near the scene heard the crash. With the Aid of his wife and the Church janitor he started sum. Mon inc Aid. Including women Par of the Church who helped n establishing an emergency hos Pital in a Church building. The Rev. Or. Couchman Esti mated that besides those injured seriously to require llali7.atinn. Perhaps 50 persons were treated at the improvised to spinal for minor injuries and Shock. T the wreck occurred at .. Tie diesel powered train of 13 cars knot l. Aus. 19 ins South korean Loda Radfod before the u. S. Ems where Fop Hok foreign ministry lodged an official proles Over the shooting of three civilians last week in Inchon Harbor. Manhunt do longer emerged Tim a a nearly son policemen had Hunting the fugitive. Lad left Kansas City at last Light and was due i Memphis tenn., 50 Miles Southeast of Here at 10. The train was moving along 10-foot embankment Southeast of the mailed worn tin Accident occurred. Ambulances and doctors were called from and film Leary Arkansas cities. Sgt. Gallagher found guilty new York a a court Mortim Sciny found sgt. James c. Galla Eljer guilty of killing two fellow in a red chinese prison Camp and sentenced him to life Imp rih Anent at hard labor. Harmon Broyles. Court pics. Liall Imherr Wou Dij not John Hinr v. But k. 1 718 Highland Street drive he of the East Tennessee District fair and horse show As the i cols go up for next week s event y Harlys Kutter j614 Highland Street tugs on the rope of a tent before fastening it tight. Last witness at in american probe cites 5 amendments for no answer police trapped he Dishno Niblo a foreign ministry source said i Minnick determine whether he will be in the protest was delivered to the the City or out after september yesterday but did no1 Smnick who lips u1 Dornn i til us contents of the note court in coins Shipley Street old the comm Sion he was one of who Sirnec. The pent Ion to come in and was under he his lot Ould be included. Then when the of lots published he Goi the impression to was being Lori on however he Xiv a i t pm e sure because he could t remember the number of Loi. Both yester div and today us Dent in military f o r in o n mar Herl past the Embus a intr coolers do Mannik if Oiler of Rii Irvil truce inspectors their action in Defiance of a mat Bun such Lions by president Ringman Ilyce. Rhee warned people Only Mon Day to stay a Nav from All foreign a Check of the min exipion Fern of s did Lention. Hot Mary lines showed the line violence f hired anew in four 1s Between lots h and 15 in Block a War afr Spiri to storm the Nen 1 Wanh lot is included and lot la Lenl nations truce team compound Smnick was advised to Kulisan Toriaz. American guards dispersed a i mob of about iof students pressure fire hoses three limes be leh out bring his deed Down 10 Moulion s office for a further Chc a. Airport improvement construction begins work on a new Ai ciry Airport was . An of Pori paving co., the Conn dior Aid. The new in Ito for de nil 3.400 fire do i lied in uni out no imm a tended 10 Speed mid Rii acid Iii i tar of and Liiko Nix. The Kum port of Niit and a Low bid of on he Druiee. There were four on or Job the trim re or Ciui of halt ii v ill be paid by a on fourth by the Laic and one fourth by the Airport s live . An of i Iii of the inv int said hoped the porn or Chin be Roni pleiad a my the new strip will parallel the eve Tiisik main re Irav. Hil hrs acting in port inn Narer exp til Lim Untrif a Despai turn pianos Nuit. It Woon and. British ship radios she s London. Aim. 19 British ship Ai Cubean radioed Early loony thai n was ablaze and sinking in the North Atlantic. The freighter Appeal ing for immediate said it was. Developing a list 10 Pori and n is Riou Wiful if we be Able to launch life la save its position As 250 Miles West of the outer hebrides clue South of Ireland. All ships in the area were asked to land by. In ainu and would Lorlen i i Hurt allowances been. Chi Hasher was d of in no sol Dicks. Who were ill Hill in the prison Camp out Mlo ild korean temperatures and leave i them to die because he did t Wain to hear their moans. New York a a Public ions Man has cited five Ulli end cents to the Constitution in re answer questions before he House in american activities us committee probing communist influence in the entertainment world. Ivan Black. 53. Appeared As one the final witnesses thursday in he Windup session of the sub com Nettee hearings headed by rep. Francis k. Walter to Pav the committee Heird 23 witnesses our Days. Block once a Broadway press sent and now t Public relations consultant to Industrial firms car ried n copy of the . Consi Itu on As he took the witness stand. While a Broadway publicity Man Black said he was once known is the no. 1 Sparmaker through ils publicizing of theatrical people. When asked whether he had been n member of the Patrick Henry communist club of new York City bout 1936. To ans the first fifth sixth oth and nth amendments. Harold j. Salemson 44, a for Kii film importer and former Hollywood free Lance writer de d Boi Iii n or cd in comment in ins Assoc a is or belief. Prior Jill i. 1 he invoked the firm if acc Dom and into hmm i Ible self Beer allegedly sold in City parking lot a Kluk port Man and Woitun were Bonf in. Friday for Purk Iii in a downtown Pai Kink lol and Sellnik Beer out of a tub of ice. Police said 36 King size cans of Beer a tub of ice and some paper sacks were the names of the two were listed by desk sergeant Paul Bowers As Sam coven 41, 122 East main and , 29, pm West main. Both Are charged with Selling Beer and possessing Beer for Sale. Deputy she Rill John Fields said Laler Friday morn unit he Piil Olmun Richard Yuil Len found the Beer in the unlocked trunk of the car on a main so ret parking lot after receiving a complaint. They said they did t know the Beer was in Fields said. The desk sergeant said Covin was released on a Bond and the woman was summoned to appear at the Irlam. The hearing is set for monday in City court. World briefs in demands fliers release about 40 chinese May want to return Washington officials said today there probably Are Noui 40 chinese former students j Mill in inns country who want to return to communist China. Bui Thev emphasized thai unlike of the Oiher amendments cited the sixth relates to the Hunt of a speedy Public trial and the loth reserves to the states Powers not Dele Intel to the Federal govern ment. David Kaler. 4fi. Production Lane manager was the final wit Ess. Frank s. Tavernier or. Co Mellil Edirne. Turkey stale minister Muk Crri in enrol Siirid i liars div Turkev would de lend every Inch of this City on tin fisc re Bonier if Nativ wait. Saiol a remarks were prompted by Mun san. Korea. M. The u n. 1" wreck press Toni Khz called an urge claiming for Greece the turkish islands of Zimroz and and some territories in Thrace. It v Taipei. Formosa to scores of superstitious formosan Knelt worship thursday before n 400 lot ind Turtle because they co Sld the Auk. 1 til Kissi Jle in the mind rats Here Are of to a any time Thev the student has Heo raised by red China in Amassa Donal Ai Geneva where he United slates is Spekin zip prior Loi Ameri i that Tiffi stands Good said. Kannler rpm Echird session in h the question of nationalist a i l by 101 Kanter had it will be Niven to the Taipei zoo. Of the committee1 Tavenner Seiil encephalitis is rap idly in South Korea. I11k, he offer. Me Elchik of the military armistice commission to demand the return of the Pilot and passenger of n . Raining plane shot Down by the communists wednesday. Seoul. Amrol ctn shot Down in in in Rord by ground in oops in Korea were re pair Ltd Aller in Hod Rui Tody to Day. A u. S. Fifth air Force Public officer said i radio Hrna Dacat a report saying two men Virt captured. The atleast22die As nine states Are drenched Philadelphia i torrential Rains swept northward along the new England const today leaving in their Wake one of the worst floods Ever to afflict the Eastern Section of the United states. At least 22 persons were reported killed mid damage was estimated in the millions of dollars in the drenching storm that developed after Hurricane Diane spent its fury in the nine states Pennsylvania new Jersey Maryland Massachusetts Connecticut. Vermont. Rhode is land. Virginia and new York and he District of Columbia were hit by the floods. Pennsylvania counted 14 Wirht. Drowned four killed in Auto accidents and two electrocuted one drowned in Virginia and Rhode Island two men were electrocuted by fallen Power lines in Massachusetts and a third killed on a Highway in that state a landslide killed three in Vermont. Hardest hit were Eastern Penn Slyvania Southeastern new York and new Jersey. But. Flood Waters swept also wide Laulas o Virginia Maryland. Massachusetts. Connecticut Vermont. Rhode Island and the District of Columbia. The air Force and he Navy pressed helicopters into service to Rescue persons stranded by the treacherous tide. The major Rivers involved were he Schuylkill and Delaware in Pennsylvania the Delaware and a Ningpo in new Jersey the de inti inc and Neversink in new York he Potomac in Virginia District of Columbia and Mary land the Westfield in Massachusetts and the Nii Usatuck and mad in Connecticut. Hundreds of other Small streams and creeks overflowed is the heavy Rains fell throughout the no Rel. Tamaqua in the heart of Penn Sylvania s Anthracite District took to Methling of the appearance of a ghost town when the Schuylkill churned Over its bunks for the first time in 52 years in dial area and dumped tons of Muddy water into the ally. Tamaqua was without Power and Telephone service until Lawn. Details of state police still stood guard around the Region. Other Pennsylvania cities were isolated As streams in the Pocono mountains poured water into the Schuylkill and washed out most of the roads. These included Scran on Pottstown Allentown read ing and Bethlehem. Two Lackawanna Railroad Rains carrying More than 300 per sons were stranded in the poconos by washouts. Army helicopters rushed to evacuate them. Planes also Spca to two Island Camps in the. Delaware River to Ake off 650 boys and girls a Oon cd by rising Waters. Helicopter air Kilts worked swiftly to Rescue campers and sum Mer resort patrons caught by the Lenods that inundated a wide area of Southeastern new York around port Jervis and Sparrowbush. Air five helicopters evacuated 75 children from Jubilee Beach a summer Chimp at Godeffroy. N. Y., while coast guard Rescue units airlifted 300 guests at Eddy outside Sparrowbush. Hundreds Flod their Homes in new Jersey. Hardest hit sector was in the Western Section where the Delaware was reported 28 feet above Normal around Phillipsburg. The Potomac overflowed and for Linin threatened historic Monu nil ins ill Washington and along the Virginia Shore. Nearly 30 persons were injured in Iii seriously when two a diesels Nurt four cars of Chicago to bos coming up sunday Kir. I must Tell you take the same position that j week. I took j Walter us Minnir up the hear inn., alter said Clement. Attlee is am sure the people of ibis com from of 22 patient died London of former the Ion a inv Erk Central passenger Irani jumped the tracks at a Wash meeting was called for Logout near Russell. Mass and n . Friday hired 60 Leei Down an embark Mienl to the flood swollen West prime role communists did not k ver. Pc Nick Taka silk Diatel reply. Three persons were killed a a Lull Perl up the . Ters in your Jam in i family weekly every sunday for children anal features cams puzzles tricks and Rifen for nuni readers. There will be 20 pages i in family exclusive n Hie 1m.i. I 1 a o in no in in Fli Ches i dry Waits in Lea Turr. Hawkins Man must face murder Charger it i i 1 or i h. id Ion was temporary Baruch. Financier and elder mates and would last about another Man. Celebrates his 85lh her Leda i Man a. Salary is ssi monthly Loda office said he intended Walter has said lha spend the Day Simelly with his Washington in family at their upper East s Rie Lii Imi air. Leu recur or a r pcs ii irl the most popular Man the pm sport Nall Irv. Watch Lor his Fra my. Why hats Ronnie Merrill ins lour., Fri i for the color and shape of Hayn read this inform Tiu Story. is so Kiwi s Ami in a Virginia. Her Hobby to h m1 arc serious is explained by Virginia my. Fix m decider to inc to Ivall vie can Tell you. Or ready a big laugh when v his Cumic . I one of the . H . A brother. Jack jul. I 15. A inti Andirson took Rich a 10 s n n in a Lor no viral of he a released from the last Friday. Ii. A is i Duiff i hem in court the .11 woman catches 4-Pound Trout with Fly swatter wife in wheel chair pushed Miles ind i be a Nup e mrs. Men unil before he main no nov to . Dimits no Arr the i , Aill no ii the ire i i Niak Tiu 1 i Una i hit in Ert Iii Eust s new Bohry. Mich in in cup of her iwo a Nuht a mint with a Fly r we a my. and 24-Inch Albany la. For that s who Rosc Rie Hall. Fill. has Iii u in a wheel chair. The trek from him i in with Auto was unable r thursday Oil .1 Lull new Dei idea to return Ilu. Lie on one of the Home came Loo a. Mendenall mid Bis life Koi far As West i int. Miss., before Hack Rel hem up a Man a Phi n .11 do and to no to Kaunda where a f n Ball Nimby a v i ii Csc a in the to enable her to Wal Wanh he Aid of braces i . I h for he stured out after the1 pie reached Miami however Ket work i to their lit As a i Mie ii he i til ii hic Vimond. . D a i non Bike i Home by Send them the Fenlason in Wash Ron Dollon. It. Day identified the two As air Force tons of Earth a 2nd it. Guy ii. Bumpass .jr., son tiv he of or. And mrs. Guv ii. Bumpass f Jackson. Miss and army dept i in Western mass Charles w. Brown husband of Connecticut isolated mrs. Amies e. Brown West Uvo communities. Many roads and Bridges were washed out. Threaten univ the safety of Thott ram continued in the new eng land area but was expected to end Jet lore noon. The Pennsylvania death toll was Iii Ken Clown into eight drownings on. Victim a 13-Momh-old Rirl who tumbled Inlo Towbridge Creek nut her great Bend Home m sus county four killed in a of accidents on flooded y Inu swims and two killed by storm Blu Wii electric wires. I the Virginia and Rhode Island fatalities were i in Massachusetts two men were killed by electric wires and the i third killed in of Highway Accident. Lii two Day rainstorm turned new a Wiklund area into a Dan Ger spot today. The most critical spot in Massachusetts was the ton River Valley which runs from the into con Ziec Picut. Many towns were isolated and partly inundated. Rail service in All the flooded was Cut. Hundreds o hunh and Bridges everywhere were washed out. Mayor James e. Cole declared Kiaie of eme Ikenoya in tort Jer n. Y., a City of 10.000 Popula Tion. Be fronting purr churches were opened to House them. Ville. Kv., and son of or. Charles v. Prown of by. The air said hint Bumpass As Pilot of the plane and blown As aboard is an observer. The weather temperatures fist Krislav today s skies the Delaware

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