Kingsport Times Newspaper Archives Feb 23 1953, Page 2

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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - February 23, 1953, Kingsport, Tennessee2 monday february Kingsport times Banner declares probes urge state void hotel transaction Rodney Brodie 0 undergo my operation soon Nashville Volle Banner said today a special legislative investigating commit tee will recommend that gov. Frank Clement void the transaction whereby the state acquired the memorial hotel Here. In a Story which quoted a. Source close to the committee the Banner said the report is expected to urge the governor to take whatever court action is needed to set aside the lease Purchase agreement whereby the state pays monthly for the property. The 11-member investigating up to investigate the last state administration makes its report before a joint session of the general Assembly tomorrow. Committee members have declined comment in and Vance of the report to the legis lature. The 1951 transaction for the hotel became a major Issue in the gubernatorial primary race last summer. Clement frequently charged that friends of former gov. Gordon Browning made undue profit under the transaction. The state bought the hotel for More than to be paid Over a 15-year period. Cumber death notices Nannie Lou Gilliam mrs. Nannie Lou Gilliam 76, died at the Home of her son Elmer r. Gilliam route 9, at . Sunday after a Lin Gering illness. She is survived by two Daugh miss Geneva Miller and mrs. Bonnie Combs of Kings port six sons Dewey Miller of Waco tex., Malcolm Miller of Rogersville and Walter Elmer and Earl Gilliam of Kingsport one brother Worley Snapp of Detroit Mich. Four Sisters mrs Dona Trent of Rogersville mrs Laura Gass of Kingsport mrs Elizabeth Mitchell of Dayton o. And mrs. Myrtle Jennings of Spring City 23 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. The body was to be removed from Taylor funeral Home in Rogersville to the Home of her son Elmer on Bloomingdal Road at 2 . Monday. Funeral services will be con on the firm ducted at Independence Baptis which sold the hotel to the state i Church Jason at 2 pin tues paid a reported Cash for the building. State atty. Gen. Roy Beeler has held that the transaction was illegal. The newspaper Story said the report is expected to contain recommendations that 1. A Complete new set of Laws governing the purchasing department be enacted. 2. Sweeping changes be made in the operation of the Highway department. 3. A Law be passed to prevent state employees from Selling to the state. 4. The comptroller install a new system of bookkeeping for the state Parks division of the conservation department. Disturbances Here Gong court fines operations including the historic one that separated him from his siamese twin will undergo an other operation soon doctors said today. Spokesmen at the University of Illinois educational and re search Hospital said the 17 month old boy May undergo surgery before the month is out. But no definite Date has been set. Most of Rodney Dee s 17 operations were prior to the dec. 17, 1952 surgery which separated him from his late brother Roger Lee. However doctors have operated three times since the separation to give the child a natural he had been joined to his twin at the top of the head. Roger Lee died 33 Days after the separation. Bacteria Day. The Rev. W. R. Dillon o Kingsport will officiate. E. T. Sproles Elizabethton e. T Sproles 84, died at St. Eliza Beth s Hospital Here sunday morning after an illness of three weeks. He was a native of Clinchport va., and a member of the meth Odist Church. Survivors Are his widow mrs. Ollie Morrison Sproles two daughters mrs. T. J. Hale of Elizabethton and mrs. R. Bryan Flanary of Clinchport one son Ralph Sproles of Kingsport and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be con conservation Ceparu Teui. Funeral services w e con 5. Purchasing department files inducted tuesday at 2 . At be open to the Public and the Clinchport methodist Church. Press at All time. T 6. The working of institution inmates on private property be prohibited. The Banner said the commit tee also is expected to recommend a continuation of its activities during the balance of the session in order to permit a fur ther study of certain matters. Boyle continued from Page 1 the Rev. E. L. Mcconnell the Rev. W. G. Light and the Rev. T. W. Singleton will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Ceme Tery in Kingsport. Pallbearers Audley Darnell Patton heed Elbert Reed Ken Neth Rhoton Gene Rhoton John Hackney Carl Robinette and r. J. Carter and Jimmy Russell. The body was to be returned to the Home in Clinchport monday afternoon from Roy Hathaway funeral Home in Elizabethton. Continued from Page 1 diphtheria and the More recent discoveries of chemo therapeutic drugs and antibiotics have revolutionized the treatment of bacterial infections. Some important diseases such As tuberculosis and whoop ing cough Are proving More difficult to defeat but for the main part it in t bacteria but to such virus diseases As infantile paralysis and even the com Mon cold that the attention of medical research is now being Bissett said bacteria could be studied for information on the uses of food inside the body on vitamins and on heredity where their rapid reproduction make them particularly valuable for research. More than that they can be dried and stored away for years and will still remain he said. Bissett said bacteria them selves can be infected by agents which resemble viruses. Thus these agents can be studied More simply than those which attack Man because of the rela Tive ease of handling bacteria eventually Man May yet con Quer the viruses through the help of bacteria he predicted. He said some bacteria can de compose the most deadly Poison and some attack and eat other bacteria. A sunday night hotel room party brought fines of for one Man in City court monday on charges of disorderly con duct and possessing whisky. Charges of Public Drunken Ness and disorderly conduct against the Man s wife were Dis missed. He also was cleared of a Public drunkenness charge. A disturbance sunday at a Maple Street Home resulted in a Fine for a woman charged with Public drunkenness. Police said the woman was standing in the doorway of the House while drunk. A Man found inside the House was cleared o disorderly conduct charges when police testified they hear his voice in the disturbing conversation within the House. A Man who was allegedly creating a disturbance at another Maple Street address saturday night was fined on a Dis orderly conduct count. Police said the Man s wife told them the defendant was Chas ing her and their children armed with a Hammer. Two other defendants were fined each for Public drunk enness. One Motorist received a Fine for making an illegal turn at Broad and Market streets. Forfeitures included a Bond for drunk driving and run Ning three Stop signs five Bonds for Public drunkenness three Bonds for illegal turns a Bond for speeding two Bonds for illegal parking and 19 for meter violations. Ingress observes birthday of Usa s first president capital preachers hit red Hunters Washington up con i Gress Laid aside legislative Busi Ness today to listen to some old but Ever new advice from the father of the country. As they have Lor years the House and Senate observed Washington s birthday with separate ceremonies at noon est built around a read ing of the first president s famous Farewell the coveted Reading assign ments this year went to sen. John Sherman Cooperr by and rep. Richard h. Poff Page outside. Greater Maneule ability. Brilliant to drive Ebay to Park. Why be satisfied with less come in for your Road test ride end equipment to a hang without notice. 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