Kingsport Times Newspaper Archives Dec 18 1952, Page 2

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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - December 18, 1952, Kingsport, TennesseeThursday dec. 18, 1952 25 years of Safe driving James flick a Driver for Rutherford freight lines receives a pin from capt. L. E. Thomas of the Virginia state police. Flick has driven Ruther Ford freight line trucks for 25 years without a chargeable Accident for a total of More than one million and a Quarter Miles. Bristol Driver has record of 25 years Safe driving Bristol a. Spa James flick of Bristol has driven trucks for 25 years a total of More than one million and Quarter Miles without a chargeable Accident it was revealed at the annual safety award meeting of Ruther Ford freight lines Here. J according to Robert president of Rutherford flick s Quarter of a Century of Safe driving has been with the local trucking company and he was one of 81 Drivers who were Hon ored at the meeting held at the company s terminal in Bristol recently. Five other Bristol Drivers also received distinctive honors since they have driven 20 years or More without a chargeable Acci Dent. These were Charles Hicks and Wiley Lewis who have clocked 23 years of Safe driving Eari e. Gray and Perry Booher who have driven 22 years and Fred Booher who moved into this select Circle with 20 years of truck driving without an Acci Dent. 81 Drivers whose records Range from one to 25 years rep resented a total of 554 years of Safe driving Mcinturff said. The Drivers were commended on their records by three speak ers at the meeting who pointed out How important Safe driving is to themselves their company and the motoring Public. Grady Goodroe of Nashville representing the insurance com i Pany of North America explained the importance of taking extreme care with truck cargoes. He explained that the number of Small claims constitute the majority of payments by insurance companies and if these Are reduced then the insurance rates could be reduced. Earl Peters of Richmond va., with Markel service said that driving a truck was like a news paper. Every Day it is different and rounding a curve is like turning a never know what you will he told the Drivers their jobs Are reaching the profession stage and they Are specialists in their difficult Job of piloting commercial vehicles Over the crowded highways. He pointed out that Ruther Ford s Accident frequency is Down 20 per cent Over last year. The concluding speaker was capt. L. E. Thomas Wytheville. Of the Virginia state police. The officer summed up the com plaints against truckers by say ing the Public objected to Speed ing following too closely and the Lack of Courtesy of the Road. He said Rutherford Drivers have a Good reputation in Vir Ginia and declared the Driver is the representative of the com Pany and it is through the Drivers that Public opinion is formed of the firms operating trucks on the highways. The safety meeting was held by Rutherford and Bennett and Edwards inc., of Kingsport to recognize the Safe Drivers. Drivers from this area who received awards and the years they-1 have been driving without All chargeable Accident Are sidney1 c. Harrison. 1g26 Spruce St., six years Kaskell Harrison 1641 Spruce St. Four years and Joseph h. Samples Sll receive degree from Tennessee u. Johnson City George n. Dove chairman of East ten Nessee state College department of English will receive his Doc Tor of education degree from University of Tennessee during graduation ceremonies Friday. Dove a native of Bristol received his Bachelor of arts de Gree from Western Reserve University in 1935 and his master of arts degree from the same institution in 1936. His dissertation problem is a full up study of graduates of East Tennessee state College training nigh school while at the University of ten Nessee Dove was elected to the University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi. National honorary Scholas tic society. Dove taught English at ten Nessee High school in Bristol from 1936-3d was principal of Cheatham county High school Ashland City from 1945 through 1947. He has been a member of the East Tennessee state col lege faculty since. 1947. Erwin banker named of Reserve Board i Atlanta the Board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta wednesday announced appointment of seven Branch directors. The three year appointments include t. R. Keys president of the Erwin National Bank Erwin. Appointed a director of the Nashville Branch James a Sprouse. President of the first National Bank of Springfield appointed a director of the Nash. Ville Branch. Loans Home insurance All forms a t. Parker i insurance Agency 211 Cumberland phone 1340 Morelock bldg. Ladies quilted pay Flea sets gorgeous Rayon quilted jacket with Satin Rayon Bottoms. The gift she will adore. 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