Kingsport Times Newspaper Archives Feb 17 1954, Page 13

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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - February 17, 1954, Kingsport, TennesseeGop demos hold different views on unemployment statement Washington and democratic senators iced widely different interpret St tons today on a government that earlier figures on unemployment were in Isle stated by gop leaders took the View that the Commerce department re port that persons jobless last month instead As previously report e do still was nothing to be alarmed about. Democrats held that the Esti slate still does not reflect the 01 scope of unemployment and Rabja handed effective action. Irving m. Ives r n. Y., jacking Republican on the sen i Sis labor committee comment we Are still a Long Way from the four and one half million x were reported to be Unzem in 1949 under the administration of democratic pres ident Harry s. Truman and no body was worried about it at that sen. Paul Douglas d 111., countered that the upward adjustment of the unemployment figure bears out previous criticism by him that the Chrisus. Bureau has not been counting Many hundreds of thousands of persons As not being in the working Force and not seeking jobs when actually they were looking for work and were not Able to find it. Douglas further criticised the failure to count persons Laid off temporarily in january As being jobless. He said such persons would not be allowed to work. If they showed up at the factory and that january unemployment there fore actually should be reported As the Illinois Democrat added atoms for peace course begins a f College Oak Ridge Tenn. As and a half of uranium is Center of the pioneering College course at k North Carolina state specific pointing to atoms for peace. And the director of the no v. Clear engineering project said today it was conceived before most people thought of atoms thinking of bombs. Of the remarks were made in a prepared for delivery Here at the opening session of the first University research re actor conference by or. Clifford k. Beck. Beck is professor of j and director of the a t lion s first uranium reactor or Furnace on a College Campus. He told the representatives of 58 colleges and universities that 75 students have been graduated in the College s nuclear Engi Neering 115, in eluding graduate students currently Are enrolled. To the dozen colleges now actively planning a similar projects and others contemplating x them Beck outlined the prob lems involved. He noted that the Carolina state reactor supports a Broad research pro pram and produces radioactive isotopes or tracer atoms. The conference continues to right and tomorrow. Sponsoring the meeting Are the Oak Ridge Institute of nuclear studies the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the National research coun cil. Stolen items found in n. A cemetery i new Bern n. C. Ins stolen goods Don t necessarily rest in peace in a cemetery vault. Police found two stolen from the local High school entombed in new Bern. Arrested Garrett Toler two million visit state Park areas Nashville spa tennesseans and out of state guests made visits to the 16 state Parks during the last fiscal year. In making this announcement today Jim Mccord commissioner of conservation said we Are delighted that the Public finds so much pleasure in Tennessee s Beautiful state the commissioner pointed out that picnicking and swimming attracted More people than any other Park activities. Persons counted in the picnic areas numbered he said while those registered at the bathing beaches and swimming pools numbered Park Cabins were Well patronized by overnight guests the commissioner said the records showing they were in use for a total of guest Days. Group and tent campers accounted for camping Days. Participation figures in other state Park pastimes during the year include boating fishing hiking dancing and Square danc ing the commissioner added that meals were served in the Park restaurants during the year. Other activities included bad Minton baseball Horseshoe pitching Ping Pong softball Spe Cial events and miscellaneous popularity of Park Cabins and cottages is due to the fact that that very Large numbers of work ers have been put on part time to spread the work and reduce payments which employers would have to make to state unemployment insurance funds. Douglas colleague sen. Ever Ett m. Kirksen 111., asserted during floor debate that Anri Tom Buck two painters em-1 they Are comfortably and com played by the school. Petely furnished even to dishes Bond for the men was set at i and linens. I pending grand jury visitors to the great Smoky n at the term of Craven j mountains National Park num Perior court. Ibfred last year. Save your act mow. 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