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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - August 23, 1954, Kingsport, TennesseeF deathless Days 1 City county 7 overconfidence results in Acci Kingsport times vol. Al no. 167 phone Kingsport term., monday August 23, 1954 8 pages five cents the weather partly Cloudy today continuing hot with Chance isolated evening showers tonight and tuesday. Sun As High. 89 degrees morning s Low. 66. Noon temperature 84 de Gress. Mendes France confers with Churchill i crash Fata Ane to 11 8 Are injured plane bound for Minneapolis from Tenn. Base Mason City Iowa. Aug. 23 , Braniff International inv avs 4 killed 53 Hurt i it rain Accident crack Madison arrived at Lomax were injured two critically. An earlier report had Given s Power failure at the Airport As a Factor in the crash but Airport officials said the report was erroneous. A Power failure an hour later had disrupted some air traffic temporarily but had nothing to. Do Wilh the crash they explained. The plane northbound from Memphis Tenn., to Minneapolis was Only about 10 minutes out from the Field Braniff officials said when they radioed it to hold off Landing because the storm. The Field never received an Iwer airline officials reported. The plane a farm Miles South Swaledale. Highway patrolmen reported a wire a new High voltage Power line Between fort Dodge and Mason City had been snapped and approximately 200 passengers four were killed and 63 were listed As the rails. Locomotive and Bob Kelley tries out ramp at j. Fred Johnson stadium prior to his shows monday and tuesday nights at 8 clock. His crash Kings will stage an Auto thrill show with 30 Ripp ing tearing smashing daredevil stunts. The Tram held he had in Ai noting the injured at a conc. It the worst wreck they said they believed the plane bad hit it. The rest zigzagged along the track some crashing into a Paral Lel string refrigerator cars another track. All remained up right except no. 9, which rolled onto its Side. It was no. 9 which contained most the victims. Two the dead were identified by Henderson county Coroner Dean f. Beals As Edward s Monty Phelps wis., and mrs. Gina Guilfin Albuquerque . Another woman and a Man both unidentified were killed. At least 13 the injured were serious condition in hospitals Burlington and fort Madison Iowa across the Mississippi River. A Hospital train carrying Doc tors and nurses was dispatched debris from the crash was trom Chicago by Santa be officials spread along a line More than i hut police at the scene re 500 feet. Police said the plane apparently struck the ground then bounced for some distance. Plane was demolished Only the Santa Tail Section remaining relatively train intact. Ever seen. The remarkable he said was the Lack panic. I had to Stop them from moving the injured before they were examined but there was very Little mrs. Lola Meredith Louisville by. Frank Opaliski Duquesne a. Mrs. George a. Vetter. Chicago. Mrs. Daniel Frani 169 Orange ave., Buffalo . Mrs. Cadelia Kane Chicago. Ray b. Pence 816 Forest ave., South Bend ind. Caroline Stacionis 719 Kent Rockford. 111. O. C. Worthan 2447 Benton Kan Sas City to. Louis Thomas. Chicago. Margaret Connau thay Wheeling w. A. George Rosegg Chicago. Two were listed by the burling Ike to address nation tonight Denver. Aug. 23 Eisenhower wants tighter Republican control in Washington will Tell the nation tonight Why this election likes the record the top controlled 83rd Congress. The chief executive vacationing Here goes the air coast to coast for a half hour radio and television address. All the major to networks will carry his talk live. So will Abc radio. The others plan to play Back recordings later in the evening. The talk is scheduled for 8 ., est. In Advance the speech it was no secret that Eisenhower plans plug the record the top run Congress which completed action its legislative program last Fri Day As a record which the and sported about two hours after the ton Hospital in Burlington As is proud. Additional help was condition mrs. Merle me-1 a mullein 2517 Broadway. Huntington be s regularly calif., and Mary Burke no. 11 westbound to fort Tucson. Ariz. The plane s Pilot capt. W. A. Pickering. 40, Parkville mo., died at the scene the crash. The co Pilot w. B. Wilde 31. Of Minneapolis died a Short time later at the Hampton Iowa hos Pital. The hostess miss Betty Ann truly 23, Kansas City and Shreveport la., was reported in fair condition at mercy Hospi Tal in Mason City. Among the other injured in the Mason City Hospital was mrs. Milton Schoenberg 54, Denver one two crash victims reported in critical condition. The other hospitalized at Hampton was mrs. Lee Nichols Minneapolis. Mrs. Crash. Indent said that in so is in a speech at the i Illinois state fair five Days ago. Daredevils to furnish fair thrills tonight Jacobs named director air pollution Joe s accusers not Tobe called Washington aug. 23 postal raise is Given veto Denver aug. 23 Eisenhower today killed cent pay increase voted by con a 5 per Gress for Federal workers. In r statement at his vacation Headquarters the president said the president accompanied by mrs. Eisenhower and a Small White House staff arrived Here at midday saturday for a Long work and play vacation. Within two hours after arrival he got in a practice round the Golf course and then turned to bus iness yesterday. He motored from the Home the first lady s Mother mrs. John s. Doud to the summer White House offices at Lowry air Force base and worked for 90 minutes with his aides tonight s speech. After returning to the residence his Mother in Law he and the resign in order to take another to Mcarthy in the Senate. First lady took it easy the rest Sirion. Duties the full time Job these senators Are not com 0 the Day they did not attend and he he said Church services sup Rasion and responsibility ended when1 the president also worked no none Eosin run they called the Senate s the draft tonight s speech Dur the new Rector h the the ing the six hour flight from Wash Georgia tech arts Rory he some the resignation w. Lawrence sen Watkins a Utah said today Cox As director air pollution a six Man inquiry committee has control in Kingsport was an no plans to Call As witnesses three bounced monday morning by City senators no accused sen. Mccar manager d. W. Moulton. It will a wis misconduct come effective August 31 j Watkins who Heads the Bip Arti at the same time the City Man Jan committee said in an inter Ager announced the he sees no need having _ iof Edward Taylor Jacobs 30, Flanders rvs Ful Schoenberg husband died in the Sequoyah drive to succeed him. Bright id Ark and Morse ind Cox who has held the City Post Ore repeat under oath the 46 a about two years said a wanted to Cusat ions they levelled against my he declared then he feels the voters in the november elections ought to Send More republicans to Washington to give his party great control Branch. Of the legislative looking for Speed thrills will be plenty at the East ten Nessee District fair tonight. Such outstanding daredevil thrill spectacles As the dive bomber crash. Firewall human battering ram head crash two speeding automobiles doing 60 Miles per hour the slide for life and. Other death defying thrill crazy stunts All performed by Bob Kelley s crash perform ances Start at 8 p. In. The Midway will open at 6 p. To get the sixth annual event underway. The horse show High Light the fair to Many will Berta wednesday and continue through saturday. A formal opening ceremony is scheduled for seven ., tuesday after Gates Are opened to the pubic at five clock. Exhibits will be received from nine . Until six Tuesday. One the most spectacular events the fair will he the nightly program the horse show. Gas exam Iners Are appointed for Kingsport the appointment a Board miners to License agencies in some 22 horses from Southeast e which is not premiums for in the fair. Stalling natural Gas burning equipment piping was i bounced monday morning by d. W. Moulton City manager. Named were Joe Watkins d. W. Black acid e. R. Butler who will work with Simon Jones City building official and s. K. Addington City Engineer. The function the Board will be to examine prospective Gas in stalling agencies receive their applications and Grant licenses where they meet qualifications. The Board was authorized by the third the total other departments been in construction work. He is the son c. E. Jacobs contract who lived Here Many years and if they have any personal first land knowledge evidence they Ould testify to that but All them have indicated to me that Jacobs will work under the us knowledge the charges is built Many present streets. He was announcing his veto thei legislation in order that workers May not have to undergo. R period uncertainty As to my i Congress passed the Bill and sent Isla Tive matters. This measure prevision Simon Jones building inspector. I based records which Are Avail cell Jable to the committee Mccarthy has demanded that Flanders return from a european vacation to repeat under oath the 133 charges the Vermont senator Tention too to an outline an address he will make at the annual convention the american legion in Washington aug. 30. That will be a one Day flight to the capital and Back with a Stop each evening at the show ring Gate will swing open and the High stepping horses and their colourful riders will appear the Lanark to exhibit their talents. Residents from ten counties in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia Are expected to visit Kingsport and View the Progress hat has been made in farmin homemaking and Industrial production. Beef and Dairy cattle sheep Swine poultry boys and girls farm organization projects Field crops seed and vegetable Home economics and crafts Art and photography Community develop ment and a baby show will Divide he rest the premiums. Two gambling cases Are postponed Here two gambling cases scheduled for hearings monday morning in sessions court Here were continued one until tuesday and one till monday. By the City. Members Are appointed by the scoff officers probe for clues Gate City va., aug. Scott county sheriff was said by his office today to be in the Pur Chase Ridge area today continuing the search for the Slayer Charley p. Johnson 56-year-old Farmer found saturday dead a Shotgun wound his farm. One sheriff w. C. Salver s deputies said Here today he d in t whether not anyone had been taken in for questioning. The sheriff said late sunday he hoped for a break in the Case soon. He declined to make a statement o., clues found suspects in the Case. What is missing from the House n the Way papers valuables Las been checked by officers but he Deputy sheriff said he did t know what losses had been Ascer aimed. Johnson who lived alone a. Route 603. Was discovered sat urday morning by a neighbor who leaders discuss alternatives european troops Westerham eng. Aug. 23 Premier Pierre Mendes France arrived in Britain today and talked with prime minister sir Winston Churchill about the alternatives to the european de sense Community plan which the French Premier believes to be British foreign Secretary i Hony Eden Cut Short his Vaca Ion in Austria and hew Back lome for the conference Anglo French leaders it Churchill s country Chart vell estate in Kent county about 20 Miles Southeast London. The vital talks resulted from the collapse Early yesterday inborn she six nation conference 01 inc leaders in Brussels where Italy. West Germany. Belgium Luxembourg and the Netherlands rejected Mendes Francc s diluted plan for an Edc pact. Mendes France vainly sought to remove the Supranational com Mand from the Edc pact in the nope gaining French National Assembly ratification. The French Premier told associates in Brussels he considered the Edc in its present form to be Points in and had these three mind when he flew to see Churchill establishing a european coalition to include Britain creating a Western european ment and granting Quick sovereignty to West Germany. Authoritative sources said the French Premier May ask Church ill to include Britain in a Modi fied european plan. Britain has offered troops for supporting Edc but declined to join Edc. They said Churchill in turn Hopes to get a positive Promise from Mendes France that he will make no deals with Russia be cause the Rebuff France at City manager for a term two years until a. Successor is named. Crashes in sea Amsterdam Netherlands aug. 23 Royal dutch Kim air liner from new York crashed into the North sea off the dutch coast today and All 21 More persons aboard Are feared to have perished the Kim line announced. The airline said there were 12 found the body partially buried in i s. Der some Loose planks Hay and u is As the Lirt in an open shed a barn Di-1 father the six a bout 560 f be afro name real suspicions neighbors were ii Fisl aroused by Johnson s livestock roaming Over the farm and by the open House. Relatives said Bureau drawers and trunks were found open. Late saturday afternoon a drawer con Taining papers in Johnson s bed room was seen As it had been left pulled out. Johnson was reported to have been getting ready to sell some cattle from the 240-acre farm he and two Sisters in Kingsport had sub let since the death his Mother. He had intended spending Sun Day with an aunt at big Stone Gap. Trooper c. G. Cunningham one the Virginia state police officers working with the sheriff in the investigation said Johnson was apparently slain during a robbery. The _ european parliament. French however actually drafted the present plan and initialled it More than two years ago. Their idea was to utilize West German troops but to pre vent rebirth a German National . Churchill and Mendes France and a preliminary talk today be fore being joined lunch at 1-30 p. A. M., Edt by Eden and various experts. Churchill clutching his usual Cigar warmly welcomed Mendes prance and his companions when they landed in a French air Force plane at an Raf base near Wes Perham the town near the coun try estate Churchill. A guard Honor was inspected by the two leaders and then they mostly americans i held Here yesterday members aboard the in Des Molnes the return trip Sullivan county deputies raided for a Brief informal talk at the two separate games Over the week to lend. Lodging 12 men in City jail charges talk scheduled at Mcnary Dami live were arrested saturday in Iowa state fair. The president has a the i ocl Kingsport. Seve n More were Imarie against him in the Flanders said he will be Washington crested sunday afternoon in the lat the committee s Call if the1sept -3 and he i Addless Section off horse Creek t group wants him political rally in Hollywood bowl i Road passengers and 9 Crew plane. The plane was flying from f York to Amsterdam and was its final leg from Shannon ire land when it went Down. Earlier fishing vessels reported sighting a big Oil Slick life belts a raft and other debris from a plane. One vessel was reported to have found debris about 16 Miles Northwest a Maiden Amsterdam s seaport. The air line office in new York to a hair cd total to 460. Funeral services him were to the Chartwell Home. Tennesseans killed in Auto mishaps in state by the associated press six persons were killed in Sepa rate weekend traffic accidents in Tennessee pushing the week s total to at least 10 and the years non to non. Their a Shan i Birmingham Mother brutally Bent Flanders Fulbright and Morse the president the Sallam Al her Home charged that Mccarthy s conduct met resident there two Days ago remained ignores Theja serious condition at a Hoso ranging from his financial oper listed at los Angeles that evening. Those september engagements mean he won t return to washing for postal rat nurse wow a Senate subcommittee and his j tember Early october. More Minnie Lou Pannell under criticism colleagues tends to speaking dates Are being a Ting the Post office department eau Lett ranged which is operating at a deficit Savage attack million dollars this year. It is Well to remember the nil a Are scheduled to begin 30 shortly thereafter. Since 1945 the accumulated postal ii deficit has reached the staggering c i f i i total four billion dollars like y Ali Zulj Czuj if c i Wise this measure would add More i top Keslin the president brought to Denver i close to 500 Bills passed by m Gress during the closing Days Philadelphia Deputy John Trent said the men in r k Amsterdam passengers arrested at the rocks were p c and mrs Abraham Peeper in care Knoop Queens l. I., . Joseph Yarrow Woodbury Conn. Regina Yarrow Woodbury Yarrow 5, Woodbury officers taking part in the arrests besides Trent were John Cox than 200 million dollars to civil service pay without providing a Revenue to meet return pilots is not yet settled its session. Decisions whether to sign them into Law veto them probably will keep him close to his desk most this week. His Headquarters announced yesterday the United states will pro vide transportation for evacuation w Willie Snelling. 50, was killed when his car crashed into a Utility pole and jolted Loose a 1.000-Pound trans former which fell from the pole onto his car crushing him. Mrs. Conn. Richard Conn. Peter Yarrow Conn. Rah the 1954 traffic death list Sill address was not Avail was behind last total i this state safety depart by the airline As new ment said last last week that 483 deaths had occurred through a similar period last year. James Williams jr., 21, who was injured in a wreck near Nash Ville saturday died yesterday raising the Davidson county total outside Nashville to 23 for the year. Mrs. Ada Williams 79. Was hit and killed by an automobile near 5, Woodbury. Her Mckenzie Home saturday night As she crossed Highway 79 to attend a Church meeting. Bobby James Mckinley seven was struck by an Auto near Chat . And mrs. Ernest Decker Daytona Beach Fla. Gay p Rieda and woes Baussan port a Prince Haiti. Leonard Jamison no address. Tanooka Friday i saturday. Night and died to by staff Oft Uka Shaw National Telephone lines Rio de Janeiro. Brazil if i York were out order tanks rallied to the defense radio Nacional said earlier that embattled brazilian president Vargas was holding a Midnight Getulio Vargas today As the with military and civil Force pressed for his resignation headers. The tanks rumbled into position the sudden turn events came soon to come under comm new Inist control. Tills is an increase Over previous plans. Washington v american airlines and its striking pilots have reached a partial settlement Butler radio Nacional reported last whether pilots will return to that Vargas had re dec cd air in Advance a full agreement Force demands that he Slep Down. Remains in dispute. Troops and police throughout the j resulting from charges that Mem american said last night it Rio area already had been placed Ibers the presidential Uard were plans to resume operations the Alert. Day Long huddle Between Salfu Tion had been found for the crisis wednesday after a 23-Day shut Down. It said the pilots would at that time return to work Manning disputed transcontinental nonstop flights. A spokesman for he Al air line pilots Assn. Said however that the arrangement worked out yesterday with the help Federal mediators was a truce not a final settlement. The Union spokesman an assassination plot one newspaper quoted the Bat against anti Vargas editor Carlos Lle seasoned sex dictator is saying la Accra he would leave his Palace Only the attempt resulted in the slay Ling popular air Force maj. As rumours spread through the Ruebin Viz and brought rumbles did tense capital the government Trio periodically broadcast Assur ances by Vargas military chief staff Caiado de Castro that All was Calm at the Palace and the armed forces their pledges that not would fulfil make Clear whether the truce duly to uphold the prom clench. Of resentment from air Force Lead ers which culminated in the res Jan Tuii demands. Radio Nacional quoted Vargas As replying i can never accede to such a the pro in runs Continental a Wrol the Nir no ., in her Cement to end Thoj one Rumor swirl War strike. Local unions in a Costa had ordered Well in hand Tenn., and fort Worth tex., sold Nrma Mills to prepare to Lake Over six persons were i their negotiators in Washington the Gleao air base. Csc other reports said opposition in a Severn members the Palace it believed he situation was Iii a in and instructed them not to return to work until All de Nils a strike ending agreement arc worked out. Din stations were operating under Juard which Vargas has since a lid censorship and that inter disbanded. Wholesale prices bread increase at 12 Midnight yesterday an in crease one cent per packaged item went into effect bakery products d. S. Samples manager Dixie maid bakery announced monday. Samples said that the Price in. Crease May be reflected in retail stores although this is not certain. Samples pointed out that the wholesale Price a Pullman loaf bread is now 26 cents. The Short loaf did not increase in Price at this time remaining at 15 cents nor did the bake and serve items increase. Reason for he , which samples said had been in effect in other areas than for inc past two weeks and in some two months is due to High Larity prices labor Cost increases and increases in the Cost Short i i selected by Eisenhower for series Campaign Tours among the British experts at tending the talks were sir Ivone Kirkpatrick permanent undersecretary at the foreign office and former High commissioner to Ger Many and sir Frank Roberts. Britain s expert German affairs and also a specialist so Viet relations with the German question. Tie talks will cover All aspects Edc including what Mendes France intends to do about the. Ratification debate Edc which begins saturday. Mitchell suggests private Power delay Chicago aug. 23 Mitchell democratic National chairman suggests the Eisenhower administration either delay withdraw its 107-miliion-Doilar Pri vate Power Plant contract in the Tva area. Mitchell said yesterday in firing another round at the so called Dix Yates if there is Merit in the administration position it would not by Jack Bell Washington i president Eisenhower has assigned vice president Nixon to Campaign for Republican candidates Senate and in a series governor Tours which will take him into about two thirds the states before the november election. Eisenhower himself will keynote the Campaign tonight with a half hour radio television review the record Congress from Denver. The speech is scheduled for 8 ., est. While the president plans visits to several states he apparently is counting Nixon is a stand in for the kind openly political campaigning he himself does t like to undertake. Nixon a 10-Day vacation in by won t waste any time Campaign ing in the South. Eisenhower has said he has no plans to speak in Dixie. Nixon will invade Kentucky and possibly some other Border states but will go no farther South. Nixon who discussed Campaign plans the president at a White House breakfast before Eisenhower left for Denver is expected to follow closely the theme the president sets in tonight s and White House already has Maine will the political nation in conferences Wilh individual members the Republican National committee in n three Day workshop session at Cincinnati from aug. 30 through Sipl dress. The claimed a High batting average accomplishments for the Republican controlled Congress and sen. Knowland California the gop Loor Leader pointed this up Over the weekend Wilh the declaration that Congress and the Elstra col Tion have Given the nation the democratic senatorial Campaign committee put in the con Gressional record a series tables showing labor surplus areas in 31 states with the observation that he believes four million More persons Are now unemployed. In the first five months 1954 business failures in the nation were 39 per cent above the same period for last Clements said this is the highest record bus iness failures since 1941." Knowland s claim that the re publican administration and con Gress had acted to strengthen the farm Economy through the substitution flexible for rigid Price supports Basic Field crops was disputed by sen. Korr id okla. Ken sail in All interview that Iii Vincart the Farmers his harm the project to delay it Long enough to focus congressional scrutiny. But if the whole Deal is the shoddy Deal it appears to me. The Wisest and most courageous course would be for the administration to withdraw it and admit a Mitchell spoke at a democratic in suburban Park Forest South Chicago. Tile administration said Satur Day it was pushing toward an Early Start the project to Supply Pri vate Power to the Memphis term., area Over lines owned by the Tennessee Valley authority. Yesterday the head another roup said its proposal would have saved the government 150 million dollars compared with the Dix Yates contract. Walter von Teschow said in a statement in new York he Felt his group were treated As interlopers in a Well set program to do Busi less with Dixon Yates before the atomic Energy commission. He said his group s estimated Cost construction the steam generating Power Plant be tween 90 and 100 million dollars compared with 120 million in what be called the first Dixon Yates pro Msal and 107 and 112 million in heir second proposal. Von Tresckow declared we period Prosperity in there was some it Lsmst to this from Iho democratic Side. Ports. Think Eisenhower and Nixon apparent sen. Cements Kentucky head 4-1-against sup Jar re grouted Only one meeting with Tho atomic Energy i Thutt holds True Piliro Ghoul the Midwest and the republicans will find it out in he . Sion personnel. We will have not received n detail our proposal i their analysis which we were

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