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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - January 5, 1953, Kingsport, TennesseeToday s skies Sunset . Moonrise . Last Quarter . I the planets. Venue and Man Are in the Southwest Ess . East night this week Venus the brighter the two. Will More a Little closer to cars. All times Eastern Standard Kingsport times vol. Xxxix no. 3 Kingsport Tenn., monday january 5, 1953 8 pages five Cerite weather partly Cloudy and colder with Snow flurries tonight Low about 22. Tuesday partly Cloudy colder and Chance of Snow. Local noon tempera Ture 32 last night s Low sunday s High 32. A Trace of v Snow recorded. 78th Tenn. Assem startling state dept. Memo hit by Mccarran. Opens Martin becomes House speaker of the House Sam Rayburn left turns Over Gavel to the new speaker Joseph w. Martin Republican after Martin s election at opening session of the new Republican controlled Congress. A Churchill Laud in Korea stand briton says real Center of Gravity however lies on w. Europe fronts new York prime minister Winston Churchill Blue eyes a twinkle Cigar a tilt arrived in the United states today with the Ferguson slated to become gop top red Hunter senator Williams May Lead investigation of tax Bureau s scandals Washington w Well placed sources said today sen. Ferguson a Mich will com Mand a Senate investigations i subcommittee task Force Hunt senator says loyalty to u. S. Was secondary in screening u. Workers Washington up Senate investigators claimed they had documentary proof from the state department today that loyalty to the United states was Given Only secondary emphasis in screen ing americans employed by the United nations. The Senate internal Security subcommittee which has investigated subversive infiltration of the u. N., made Public a state de Ling for communists in the gov i Ern ment and the United nations. The sources declining to be named said sen. Williams r word that the real Center of Gravity in the world Iron curtain in Western in Korea. Is along the May abandon role As a Sleuth for scandals in the internal Revenue Bureau to head another of the group s task forces which will investigate that Agency. There was no immediate com ment from Williams. The informants said announcement that Ferguson will take the Post will signal the official decision to shift the sen Churchill arrived on the liner Queen Mary for informal talks ate s communist investigation nth his old Friend . Anri with a _. I old Friend president elect Eisenhower and with presi out of the hands of the internal with his Dent Truman. He said or. Tru Man had guided the United states through a memorable time and made great and valiant decisions which make us All feel new York Fleet Eisenhower we meet with prime minister Churchill this afternoon Eisenhower s head quarters announced today. In High Good humor with mrs. Churchill on his left hand and Bernard Baruch his Friend of 40 years on his right Churchill met the press in the ornate veranda Grill of the Queen Mary. Churchill was reminded that on his last arrival in new York Harbor he had said the prospects for peace in 1952 were quite see Churchill Page 8 attack is fatal to Ark. Beauty girl slugged robbed on Street in Memphis Memphis 24-year-old Arkansas Beauty brutally slugged As she walked along a dark Street Friday died late last night. She was miss Mary Mcknight daughter of or. And mrs. F. R. Mcknight of Helena Ark. She came Here about three months ago and had been working As a Secretary in a department store. Police said they were never Able to question the girl about her assailant. She underwent brain surgery for a fractured Skull Friday night and remained in a Semi coma until death. Mcknight owner of a Helena plywood and veneer factory flew Here from Indianapolis to join Burley auctions to resume today Tenn. Growers Hope for higher prices apartment memorandum out a lining the secret 1949 arrange ments under which the United states sent Adverse reports on american employees to the . Sen. Pat Mccarran former subcommittee chairman called the document startling and said it makes it appear that the state department s so called Security checks of United nations personnel were not Pri Marily concerned with the ques top of loyalty to the United Mccarran objected particularly to a Section of the memo which said a . Employee should be Given an Adverse rating if his political sympathies would seem to make him a poor risk in terms of adherence to his oath As an International civil servant and therefore constitute super forts hit key red Bridges on Supply route Allied patrol raids enemy Hill position after rocket barrage Seoul Korea up United states b-29 super forts bombed and flattened twin communist a probable source of future in key Supply Bridges to the korean 1111t7 to w t 1__4. _i_1_i i a jury to the . Battlefront last As the subcommittee also made j they were rebuilt after a raid Public a 1946 letter from then three weeks ago Secretary of state James Foj the air Force described the Byrnes asserting that convicted Bridges in the Hui non area of see Mccarran Page 8 Holiday mishaps Security subcommittee on which the Michigan senator was the senior Republican member. The investigations and internal Security subcommittees have f f been vying for assignment As the j kill ai1c Senate s official red Hunters. Jim ii i wl3uii3 sen. Mccarthy who will head the investigations sub committee and Ferguson told a reporter it was too soon to make j any announcements. But it was Learned that per Central North Korea As a key link in the red Supply line from the Kang Gye Gateway South to Pyongyang and the Battle Sec tors. Everhart Heads caucus backs Maddux for Post Bill to give cities share of Gas tax to be introduced today Nashville mad Dux of Cookeville today was elected speaker of the Tennessee makes him lieu tenant James to mar of Shelbyville was chosen speaker of the House. Both democrats they bore the endorse-1 ment of the incoming Clement administration. Republican Sterling Roberts of i Kingston withdrew in favor of and Republican Jud Acuff of Knoxville withdrew in favor of Bomar to make both elections unanimous. The House democrats earlier had picked Hoyt Bryson of Woodbury As caucus chairman and the Senate democrats elected Charles Everhart of Kingsport As their caucus chairman. Five Republican senators named sen. Frank Quarles Jefferson City As chairman and sen. Ern est Guffey. Athens As Secretary of the Senate gop caucus. The 18 Republican representatives elected rep. M. E. Tipton Johnson City and rep. Jefferson Davis Rogersville As chairman and Secretary of the House group. The 78th general Assembly convened shortly after comple Tion of the party caucuses. A democratic Leader said a Bill would be introduced to set aside one cent of the 7-cent state Gas Oline tax for use by Tennessee fires from tons of bombs Indi-1 cities. Rated the communists were Frank g. Takes office . 15, sup traffic toil is 391 during past four Days thing see gop probes Page 8 far South feels Winter weather cold Snow spread Over Many sections Guson has decided to quit the Nashville Tenn. Nessee s Hurley tobacco markets reopen today after the Holiday season closed the centers dec. 19. Growers Hope for an upward trend in prices during the Clos ing weeks. Prices averaged a hundredweight for the weeks a figure Well below the Mark set for the Cor responding period in 1951. The 19-state markets moved pounds during the period and growers were paid 780.020 for the Leaf. The largest Center in Tennes see at Greeneville probably will continue to Lead the state in volume during the closing weeks. The big Burley Market sold More than 12 million pounds for an average Price of a 100 pounds prior to the Holiday. This average figure even tops the average set in Lexington ky., where More than 42 million pounds sold for Kentucky which produces two thirds of the nation s Burley has a aver age on Sale at the common wealth s 29 markets. The Post Holiday average in by the associated press american motorists wrote moving supplies Over the rebuilt Bridges when the super forts hit their targets. The attack was made by twelve medium bombers. We must have caught some on one of the said airman 2-c Ernest s. Do Mont Lawrence kans. A just As we turned off our ported such a proposal during his Campaign. A Resolution also was prepared in support of Clement s Campaign for Economy in govern ment. The possibility of another re new Senate leaders Democrat Lyndon Johnson left of Texas and Republican Robert a. Taft of Ohio get together after opening Senate session of the new Congress in Washington d. C. A death bares red plot in Canada coded papers arms propaganda f6und where greek communist died Montreal que. Code crackers sought today to uncover an intentional communist conspiracy in papers found in a Rooming House where a greek immigrant died. Police said they found coded documents including one which of convicted British traitor while investigating the death of Constantine Stathopoulos 60 de the legislature but it was sex the immigrant a card carry ing member of the Canadian labor progressive communist party died in his room saturday apparently bloody record of death on High target i saw two fires Large to come up later in the Way and Street in two Orange. A steel Bridge weekends of the Christmas new year holidays. As the number of persons killed in traffic accidents in the past four Days mounted to 391, Ned a Dearborn president of the National safety Council declared this is a disgraceful Way to Start the new the previous record for a four does t the gunner said. The air Force apparently waited until the reds almost completed their repairs before striking again. On the ground Allied raiders attacked an enemy Hill behind hundreds of bursting rockets last night and clashed with the reds for the first time in 48 hours on Day new year week end 6 . I i the Western front. Wednesday until Midnight Day local was 375 Fatali ties set Only last year. Aft i posts hundreds of rocket launchers sent Ripple de Cut by United press us set Vear cold weather chilled the belated reports might swell the Allied mortars be Winter playgrounds of Florida total to the 410 the safety Council at and a cold wave brought Snow to intimated in Advance of the new gun m of the at parts of the North. Citrus growers in Central Flor Ida stood by with smudge pots and bonfires to protect their Groves against a Frost during the Early morning. It was 49 degrees Early this morning in Miami but the temperature neared 22 degrees in the Gainesville District in North Frost vege Florida and the state warning service alerted table growers in the Homestead Tennessee probably will not ex-1 area 25 Miles South of Miami his wife at their daughter s bed Side. The Young blonde was found sprawled beneath a hedge Bor Dering a shadowy sidewalk in a residential District Friday night. Her rifled purse was nearby. Sex red says he saw Hiss pay party dues Washington need the Price before Christmas. Socialized Medicine blasted by rep. Judd Washington demand for the ouster of socialized Medicine crusaders from government came from rep. Judd a Mann today with the change of National administrations still two weeks off. As leaders in the new top controlled Congress made Clear they would have no truck with fair Deal proposals for compulsory Federal health insurance or related programs Judd told a reporter we need a House cleaning in whole Federal Security and government economist Nathaniel Weyl said today he attended "35 or 40" communist meetings with. Alger Hiss during 1933-34 and saw him pay dues to the communist party. Weyl who testified previously before the Senate s internal Security subcommittee discussed his cellmate relationship with Hiss in a copyrighted interview with u. S. News to world report Magazine. He said he quit the communist party in the late thirties but did not Tell his Story to the Fri until Hiss had been convicted of lying about his communist past. Weyl explained that he was re Ductant to expose any of his for Mer communist associates until the reds attacked South Korea. Ministration and people placed in charge who will co operate with the american medical association on a program for bet Ter distribution of a higher Grade of medical what irked Judd and some other cop lawmakers was a re port by the Federal Security Agency headed by Oscar swing saying that during 1951 private insurance met Only about 13 per cent of the nation s personal costs of sickness in loss of income. The combined total of private expenditures for medical care and loss of income due to sick Ness was put at the report said the nation paid in health insure Ace premiums and got Back in benefits 600 million dollars less. Against 30 to 32-degree cold. Eleven inches of Snow covered parts of upper Michigan and eight inches were reported be fore Midnight at Grantsburg wis. Small amounts fell in the Light Snow fell Early today in most of the Western great lakes Region with Snow flurries re ported in some places along the Eastern slopes of the appalachian mountains. Light Snow also was reported in sections of the Northwest and West Central Plains. Year week end. Accidental deaths of various kinds numbered 122 and 56 were burned to death to raise the total for the 102-hour period to 569. Last year s total was 611. Only the week before an All time record for Highway Fatali ties during a four Day Christmas week end was established at 556. It too broke a year old record by 1. The Christmas week end Accident fatalities of All kinds numbered 744. During the first 11 months of 1952, an average of 102 persons died every 24 hours As the result of traffic accidents. These included subsequent deaths of injured persons. Holiday totals tabulated by the associated press Nese buttoned up in their holes during the Advance across no mans land. The patrol flushed 15 communists from dug in positions on a Hill and killed seven of them with grenades and Rifle fire. After 10 minutes the probing patrol withdrew. See War Page 8 philippine motor ship sinks fear 80 dead Manila than 80 natives were missing and believed drowned in the sinking of include Only those who died the motor ship Durano Between within the 102-hour period in accidents within that period. The deaths by states traffic fires include Illinois 22 2 5 Indiana 19 0 8 Cebu and camotes islands Early saturday according to reports reaching Manila today. So far 77 survivors have been rescued and four bodies recon Kentucky 11 0 2 Ohio 35 3 Rescue parties Are still Tennessee 11 1 3 West Virginia 504, scouring the camotes sea for possible additional survivors. Session. An East Tennessee senator elect yesterday threatened to go to court to Force the state legis lature to pass a Bill re apportion ing the state for legislative representation. See Assembly Page 8 saves children by Quick action terrified father uses Auto to break window Memphis Tenn. Terrified father unable to enter his flaming Home used the Power of his automobile and the strength of a steel Chain to save his two tiny children from a fiery death yesterday. Harold Wilkerson returned from a drive to find his Home lathered in flames. The fire blocked Wilkerson s attempt to enter through a door and All windows were guarded by Iron bars. But the frantic Wilkerson rap idly pieced together the picture and did the following 1. Whipped the Chain from a child s swing around his bumper. 2. Hooked the Chain to the causes. Capt. Louise Champagne and it. John Boyczuk of the City police anti subversive squad said the documents and letters were country behind the Iron curtain As Well As red China and North Korea. A preliminary Check of the writings indicated this Guy was wrapped up in a major communist Boyczuk said. The officers said a notebook found in Stathopoulos effects contained names of anti com munis greeks marked for Liqui-1 Dation if the communists Ever took Over that they said they found the Docu ments including Stathopoulos membership Book in the labor progressive party in bags under the bed and in a cupboard. It will take us at least a month to read through it All and see red plot Page 8 Vincent loyalty is checked anew special Board will head Diplomat s Case Washington ques Tion whether Diplomat John Carter Vincent shall continue in attend Williams rites grand Ole opry pals sing hillbilly hymns Montgomery Ala. Hank Williams a top Folk Singer and song writer was Given Montgomery s biggest funeral yesterday to the tune of scrap window guard and rammed foreign service has been car in reverse. 3. Leaped through the broken window and carried 17-month old Harold jr., and 3-month-old Judy to safety. Republicans making no promises for tax reductions during 7953 Washington lican leaders of Congress today held out some Hope of tax re Lief this year but they were not making any promises. Their maybe attitude was summed up by House gop floor Leader Charles Halleck of in Diana. He told a reporter that tax Cut legislation will get the Green Light Only Republican strategists Are con Vinced it won t jeopardize a balanced budget. Halleck and other influential their be Ern ment income and outgo. Only then they said can Congress afford to Cut Down on the in come by reducing taxes. Most top leaders realize that merely balancing the budget without any decrease in taxes will be a formidable Job for their party to accomplish during its first year in Power. President Truman s budget which will go to Congress Fri Day is expected to Call for about in Federal spend ing during the 1954 fiscal year which begins next july 1. That Halleck said he is quite cer Tain that Congress can slash substantial sums from the Truman budget particularly with the cooperation of the Eisenhower administration which will take office . 20. But he was unwilling to predict that the Truman budget can be Cut enough to make possible tax re Lief this year. Rep. Daniel a. Reed who is scheduled to be chair Man of the tax writing House ways and Means committee in the new Congress is one High Lief that the first order of Busi a than the Treasury expects to Ness must be Cut Federal spend take in during fiscal 1954 under ing enough to balance the gov present tax Laws. Is about More j ranking Republican who believes that taxes can be reduced this year without throwing the fed eral budget out of balance. In furtherance of this belief Reed introduced on opening Day of Congress saturday a Bill to Cut personal income taxes about 5y2 per cent for this Calendar year. It would make june 30, 1953, the Date for a personal income tax reduction instead of dec. 31, 1953, As provided under pres ent Law. The program now on the books Calls for an 11 per cent reduction in 1954. Inasmuch As Reed s handed to a five Man Board especially created to examine his loyalty anew. The Board was set up late sat urday by president Truman who said he agreed with Secretary of state Acheson that a further examination was called for in the Case of Vincent Long a target of sen. Mccarthy a wis and oth ers who have accused him of communist leanings. The government s top loyalty review Board found reasonable doubt of loyalty and recommended that he be fired. In an Exchange of memoranda made Public by the White House Acheson said he could not in Good conscience make a final decision because the Board s re port was in his words confusing and inconclusive. Among other things the Board cited what it called Vincent s studied Praise of the chinese communists and criticisms of Chiang Kai Shek s chinese nationalist government in the Early 1940s. Vincent 53, a key figure in shaping u. S. Far Eastern policy in those years was suspended by buddies. Rogersville Tenn. State Highway patrol officials in upper East Tennessee will open an investigation into the death of hillbilly Singer composer Hank Williams. Chief John Davis said yester Day he intends to learn Circum stances surrounding the 29 year old Singer s mysterious death and whether he died in the state of Tennessee. Williams was pronounced dead last thursday at an Oak Hill w. Va., Hospital. He had passed through East Tennessee earlier in the Day. For his last and biggest packed House the 29-year-old Alabama farm boy Drew a crowd estimated by fire chief r. L. Lampley at nearly to the municipal auditorium. Four women fainted in the crush. One fell at the foot of the open casket and was dragged Down the packed aisle in hysterics. Only about could get in the auditorium. But thousands More filed past for a last look at the body. At the service with guitars and fiddles were Many members of the grand Ole opry the Nash Ville troupe with which Williams began his Rise to Fame six years ago. Roy Acuff Ernest Tubb red Foley and the statement s quartet Sang four of Williams favorite hillbilly hymns including see Williams Page 8 so lunar tables the schedule of so lunar periods As printed below has been taken irom John Alden enl Jet s so lunar tables. Plan your Days so that you will be a Shine. In Good territory or bunt or in Good corer these times. If you wish to find the Best sport that each Day has to offer the major per Lodi Are shown in boldface Type. These begin at the times shown and last for an hour and a half or two hours thereafter. The minor periods shown to regular Type Are of somewhat aborted die Eaton proposed reduction would state department after the to Only half of 1953r it Board findings were an amount to Only half of the 1954jnounced dec. 15. He was called reduction of about 1-1 per cent Home from Tangier where january Date 5 monday tuesday 7 wednesday i thursday t Friday 10 saturday 11 sunday . Mawr Kumur x 3 of Lake stages for most taxpayers. Was u. S. Consular agent. Wat Attia Lake Lerel saturday. 1m1.1 sleet i. Holitza u72.4. Cherokee 1km.1

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