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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - January 21, 1954, Kingsport, TennesseeDeathless Days City county 846 26 Are you always Able to take proper action if someone else makes a mistake Kingsport times vol. Al no. 15 phone Circle 6-8121 Kingsport term., thursday Jan. 21, 1954 22 pages five cents the weather occasional rain and much colder tonight rain turning to Snow. Low tonight in Mld-20s. Friday considerable cloudiness and cold with Snow flurries. Yesterday s High 61, last night s Low 51, noon Reading 57. Rain 1.56. Ike presents atomic age budget Board asks vote on fluoridation i5y Bill Barnett staff writer City councilmen washed their hands of a decision on fluoridation of Kingsport s water Supply wednesday night by adopting a Resolution declaring the question is one upon which every Quali fied voting citizen should have a right to express the Resolution left open to fluoridation petitioners an Opportunity to request that the Board of mayor and aldermen Call a referendum on the subject. It did not itself provide for a referendum. Earlier in the Council session in a debate Between a Lone Citi zen and a panel of experts Sev eral of those favouring fluoridation As a Means of reducing tooth decay in children through out their future lives advised against submitting the question to a Public their Contention was that the subject is a highly technical one Ion which the average citizen is i not qualified to make a decision j without a great Deal of study in Fields unfamiliar to him. They expressed a fear that a referendum would be influenced More by emotionalism than by scientific facts. One Alderman later summed up the official attitude of the Board however by saying he Felt Bill to abolish welfare group passes Board asks ordinance to put Library under mayor aldermen an ordinance to abolish the City welfare commission and Transfer its duties and records to the City welfare department was passed on first Readin wednesday night by the Board he too was an average citizen and no better qualified than of mayor and aldermen. Any other to make a decision in another reorganization on this particular technical sub move the Board directed prep oct. Aratoon of an ordinance to re in the debate which took up move the Public Library Board More than an hour at the be from jurisdiction of the of the meeting s. Of education and set it up As a Deacon Jones 514 West sul separate department response Levan Street matched his argue ble directly to the City manager ments against those of or. J. W. And the Board of mayor City county health department director a former aldermen. The new retain its possibly one or will have two Library Board will member of the u. S. Public serves an area extending Side the City limits. And Parent teacher members Horn association representatives. Jones said his main objection to the proposal was that it would be unconstitutional in that the City has no right to administer out City manager d. W. Moulton Ike proposes Allied nation atom sharing would share material regardless of result of talks with Russia increase asked in to a budget by a. P. Bryan Washington Eisenhower today asked con Gress to approve a Tennessee Valley authority pro Gram for the fiscal year begin Ning july 1. Here is the breakdown of re Quested appropriations for up per Bast Tennessee projects fort Patrick Henry dam John Sevier steam Plant Douglas dam this is More than the program for this Gas Well hit in Virginia cd. It. Daily Gas Well was hit in the heart of the Virginia Coal country by the Clinchfield Coal corporation. The Well is located at Stonega five Miles from big Stone Gap va., on land leased from the Virginia Coal Iron company. The Clinch Field company has Over acres of land under lease in Wise and Buchanan counties in Southwest Virginia. Wildcat Gas Weil opens in big Stone Gap area big Stone Gap a. A Wildcat Gas Well being drilled by the Clinchfield Coal corporation one mile North of Stonega on the Virginia Coal Iron company property was brought in producing on a one hour test at the rate of cd. Feet of natural Gas daily. Washington Eisenhower proposed today this country share its ready to use atomic materials with Friendly nations for peaceful purposes regardless of the outcome of atom talks with Russia. Also told Congress it is essential to give him at this session authority to pass to year and is above the America s allies now secret in a total recommended by president formation on How to use atomic weapons in Battle. The president s proposals part of his budget message for the year starting july 1, were contained in an atomic program which also called for 1. A biggest in histor y expansion program for the atomic Energy commission with development and testing of a e w weapon types and stepped up research to develop nuclear Power for. Industrial use. 2. A bigger share for private Industry in the development of this new uniquely attractive Energy 3. An end to Federal owner ship of the atom towns of Oak ride Tenn., and Richland wash., so people living there can buy Homes establish self government and manage their own affairs in a More Normal Eisenhower s new share the atom proposal had two immediately Plain in sure a continuing Supply of atomic raw materials from Truman last january. Eisenhower recommended no new Power projects. He suggested passage of legislation to require payment of adequate in Terest on Federal funds invested in Power facilities. Tva now pays interest Only on some 29 million dollars in Bonds held by the Treasury. Instead of recommending a steam electric Plant Tva sought at Fulton Tenn., near Memphis Eisenhower said in his budget message that arrangements Are being made to Cut the atomic Energy commis Sion s Power demands on Tva by 500.000 to kilowatts by the new has see Tva Page z Ike endorses tax overhaul seeks Revenue cuts totalling billion hands request for billion to congressmen expect deficit year even with billion Cut from 54 budget Washington Dent Eisenhower presented to Congress today the first atomic age budget calling for govern ment spending of in the next fiscal year. The president unfolded plans to slash government spending by in the 1955 fiscal year which begins july i. This reduction would be achieved mainly through the new look defense program where stress on atomic weapons and air Power have resulted in huge economies in army and Navy operations. Or. Eisenhower said his 1955 fiscal year spending program will be below that programmed for the current fiscal year in the filial Truman budget handed Congress last january however the president still predicted a red Ink deficit for the 1955 year and Washington that without tax cuts there Dent Eisenhower today endorsed j would have been a surplus. A congressional overhaul of the or. Eisenhower repeated his Revenue Laws involving in tax reductions but said the country can afford no further major tax cuts now. The president said a five Bil lion Dollar Cut in government spending planned for the fiscal theft to Isab Yout in the Middle of acres which Clinch abroad and to give the s Oviet medical treatment to its citizens Field leased last year from the Virginia Coal Iron company of big Stone being Gap. The Rig is and will be see Board Page 2 the Library s budget requests including salaries of its professional personnel before they Are submitted to the Board of mayor and aldermen. Budget requests formerly were reviewed by the Board of education which Usu ally passed along the Library Board s recommendations with Little or no change. The removal of the Library j Board from the Board of Educa-1 Washington soft lion s jurisdiction had full a Coal miners welfare fund head Proval of the school Board. Both Jed by John l. Lewis wednesday discontinued Relief benefits to More than disabled miners and their Federal Ancl state agencies miners lose benefits Seaway project passes sen afe. Goes to House Washington ins the groups have urged such a change see Bill Page 2 colder weather due for Region ing Are responsible ments. For such pay the fund s trustees announced the action effective in March. They said the move was made less for Economy reasons than to put the responsibility on Federal and state Relief programs. Lewis president of the United and another Well drilled. Under the contract with the Virginia company Clinchfield will Drill four test Wells giving the local company one eighth Royalty. The new completion makes a total of 39 Gas Wells for the Clinchfield on its total holding in Wise Dickenson Ancl Buchan an counties in Southwest Vir Ginia total capacity of the Wells All of which Are now shut in is estimated at Over 65 million cubic feet of Gas daily open flow. for Oil and Gas has been tried near big Stone Gap and in Wise county by Sev eral companies but the Well brought in this week is the first big producer to be recorded. A Small Oil Well was found at Rose Hill in nearby Lee county Sev a three times previously it was eral years ago but was too Small Defeated in that break out those Long Johns Mother colder weather Union is chair Snow flurries Are due for the Man of Tovje Turici s three trustees. Kingsport area tonight and to Morrow. The Mercury has been flirting with Indian summer for the one other trustee is classed As a Neutral and the third represents bituminous Coal mine owners. Officials of the fund said pen i Union a new incentive to take part in the International atomic Energy Pool he has proposed. U. S. Russian talks about this peacetime atom Pool Are soon to begin at the big four foreign ministers conference in Berlin which opens monday. Eisenhower made his new proposal against that also in the Light of today s launching of the world s first atom powered submarine at Groton Conn. Mother 2 children die in Creek flood or. Ralph w. Sockman minister of Christ Church fifth Avenue new York City will be speaker at an open meeting at the Broad Street methodist Church at . Today. Music will be furnished by the Broad Street choir. Previous request for a in the 275 billion Dollar coiling on the Public debt and said that in the latter half of 1954, when tax collections Are seasonally Low there will be no Way of operating within the present debt year beginning july 1 will pay for the revision and the tax cuts in his 104-Page budget Mes that went into effect the first of Sage be president emphasized this month. J that under his program National but he said the spending out Security is being strengthened Jook does not justify reductions in excise and corporation rates to take effect on april 1 As scheduled. He asked Congress proposed St. Lawrence Seaway project headed a Stormy and Uncertain future in the House today although it has won sen ate approval for the first time in 20 years. Legislation to permit the u. S. Columbia Tenn. 21 to join Canada in building the year old Mother with two Small Multi million Dollar in her arms toppled from a to Lake Erie waterway was passed by the Senate last night 51 past couple of clays but is to retired miners health1 Pec Tecl to take a Sharp drop this j Ancl Hospital services and death evening and a Reading in the j benefits to miners widows will Low 20s is forecast before be affected. They said the. Lip. Fund still will pay for medical rain that has been ailing in Aid to restore disabled miners to this area is scheduled to Turni Best possible health and use of to Snow later tonight and limbs including providing Ries Are on tap for Friday with Lnch with Artincia limbs and temperatures not expected in their use. Climb Over the freezing Mark. What is being Cut out is the a driving cold front a com Calcut Iona monthly main to attract much development. Family record Houston social Security office Here got a terse bit of family history from an old Bible brought in yesterday to establish an age claim. The Bible s family record Section listed the births of five children then ended with maw quit 1923." 1934, As a proposed treaty and in 1948 and 1952 As legislation to authorize a joint navigation Power development program. President Eisenhower has urged passage of the have past presidents of both parties. The Senate approved it in the face of a warning by Canada that she will build the project herself if take part. The s. Refuses to Slick foot Bridge and drowned in a rain swollen Creek near Here yesterday. Victims of the tragedy at Kettle Mills Creek were mrs. Judy skipper Simms 2-year-old Larry Wayne Sims and David Ray Sims 2 months. A third son James Sims jr., 3, also fell from the 30-foot-Long Bridge but was rescued by his father who was working at a nearby barn when he heard his wife s screams. Looking up he India threatens to abandon pcs if the communists do not take Back 349 pro red War clouding 21 americans Indian guards will open the Gates of their Neutral zone stockade and walk away at Midnight Friday an Indian general said today. First we will have to Tell the prisoners that their owners re fuse to take them said it. Gen. K. S. Thimayya. Then we will open the Gate and we will Tell our men to go Back to their the Indian chairman of the Neutral nations repatriation commission conceded that if the prisoners refuse to. Leave their compound it would create a problem since neither Allied nor red troops Are permitted to enter Korea s demilitarized zone. Thimayya told a news Confer to cancel the excise tax reduction and to postpone the Cut for corporation rates one year. The two involve annual Revenue of about three billion dollars. Or. Eisenhower described the tax revision now being under taken by the House ways and Means committee As directed see tax Page 2 fear 28 marines killed in crash Inchon Korea eight u. S. Marines were dead or missing today after a troop ship loaded with chinese War prisoners collided with and Cap sized a Small Landing Craft. Maj. Gen. Williams s. Lawton commanding general of the korean communication zone said 22 survivors 3rd division marines and res cued from the chill Waters of Inchon Harbor minutes after the he planned to Send another collision Between a big letter to the communist High list Landing ship tank saw mrs. Sims and the three command asking the reds to i and an Lam Landing Craft me youngsters fall into the Creek. Accept the return of the they were not seriously Sims was Able to save Only 1 briton and the marines wore weighted oldest child from the swirling South koreans who chose to heavy equipment. Waters. Navy launches atom sub pan red by Snow sleet and Freez ing rain swept eastward across Tennessee today in the Wake of drenching Rains and High winds wednesday. Temperatures plunged As much As 30 degrees As the front unfolded across the state. Show ers and Snow flurries today were expected to be replaced by Snow sleet or freezing rain tonight penance Aid the disabled Miner has been receiving and monthly benefits paid for each of his dependents. And most of the South was soaked by the thieves unable to crack attempt Here by Elton c. Fay Groton Conn. Age chairman Lewis l. Strauss in launching ceremonies today for the. World s first atomic powered submarine said the Craft is sym Bolic of both the atomic Thun bolts of defense and of a peace Ful Boon of nuclear Power. And the Navy s top commander . Robert b. Carney saw the historic occasion As an unfolding of new vistas of Ameri ican sea thieves unsuccessfully tried to the two men expressed them Clown pour washed out roads and flooded Small streams. Verdict favors Southern railway Blountville a sul Livan county circuit court jury wednesday returned a verdict in favor of the Southern railway company in a damage suit brought against by mrs. Lida Walker. Mrs. Walker asked damages in the death of her husband who was killed when his automobile plunged Over an embankment into the path of an oncoming train near Rogersville recently. The woman contended the train was travelling too fast and that the Crew failed to exercise the proper decree of caution. Pry the door off the Safe failed of break open the Coke machine and had to Settle for the change from the cigarette Mav Chine wednesday night in a break in at Craft motors inc., according to the Kingsport police department s criminal investigation Section. Screwdrivers and a crowbar were used in the attempt to Peel the door off the Safe. The soft drink machine was Bent up considerably without Ever being opened while its key was hang ing right alongside. City detective j. M. Broyles said it looked like the work of amateurs. Entry was gained by breaking a window the detective said. A member of the firm at Craft motors said the intruders must have spent a Long time there since evidence was found of their having tramped All Over the place looking into desks Etc. Selves in addresses prepared for delivery a few minutes before mrs. Dwight d. Eisenhower was called upon to perform the traditional naming ceremony. Strauss head of the atomic Energy commission said this launching transcends All those that have gone before be cause the Nautilus is some thing new under the then he declared of the submarine it typifies the spirit of Amer Ica at the time of its founding and the spirit of America in this Lith year of the atomic age. We Are Strong with the strength of atomic thunderbolts to resist aggression and to forestall Tyr Anny while at the same time we extend the Olive Branch of a worthy he recalled this was not the first time that weapons had be come the tools for peace noting that Gunpowder now is used far see sub Page z with the communists. In Washington the defense department said the 21 Ameri cans would be discharged Asun desirable tomorrow. The Indian command returned anti communist chinese and korean War prisoners to u. N. Custody in a smooth opera Tion yesterday and today. Atomic powered world s first submarine to operate on nuclear Power the Nautilus Slid Down the ways at Groton Conn., today opening a new phase of atomic usage. Aba photo Here in a capsule Are his Over All budget figures 1s55 year total outlays tax collections deficit defense portion of expenditures Public debt at end of fiscal year the debt goes Down in the first half of a Calendar year and up in the latter 3954 year which ends june 30 total outlays taxes deficit defense part of expenditures Public debt at end of year stressing his intention to continue economies the president said he will try during the 1955 fiscal year to reduce the deficit further. His Hopes admittedly were based on the expectation that stable economic conditions would be maintained Dur ing the year. He asked Congress to vote in new appropriations for All government operations a reduction of below the sum the 1953 session of con Gress provided. The new funds requested he added would be below the sum former president Truman in his last budget rec 353 Iole. Session of Congress of mended the Congress should to chopped off the Truman figure. Under his budget the govern actually would take in from six bodies were recovered and j the Public More in 22 ethers were presumed dead the next fiscal year than it would when the search was called off at j pay out thus creating a Cash dusk. The Small ship had carried j budget surplus. But this includes Man is charged with shooting in Scott county a Scott county Man was free under Bond thursday sized my morning after being charged j with felonious by shooting an other Man during an argument near the Washington county Scott county state line wednes Day night. Scott county chief Deputy sheriff e. C. Starnes said w. W. Loudy about 50, is charged with wounding w. M. Fugate route 2, 50 men Lawton said. The Marine helmsman of the Lam pfc. John d. Gates jr., 22, Pensacola fla., said he was approaching the list to put a Marine guard aboard before the ship sailed for Formosa. The list car ried chinese pos returned to u. N. Custody by Indian custodian troops in the korean Neutral zone. Gates formerly a commercial Fisherman added the current was against my boat. It forced me against the list. It was so Strong boat before it Cap i could Hiltons va., by firing at him with a Shotgun around . Fugate was released from Bris Tol memorial Hospital late wednesday after treatment for slight Shotgun wounds in the head and face. The Deputy sheriff said the shooting occurred in the Road in front of Loudy s Home near the county line. He quoted Loudy As saying he fired the Shotgun at Fugate after asking him to leave his property. Preliminary hearing in the Case is set for february 11 before trial Justice Starnes said. C. G. Quill he coach Dodd s son suffers injury Atlanta e. Lee Dodd jr., son of Georgia tech s athletic director and head foot Ball coach is recovering today from a severe Cut on the which required 107 stitches. The 12-year-old boy was run Ning from the North ave. Presbyterian Church gym yesterday afternoon when he tripped and fell. His went through a plate Glass door. Young Dodd was rushed to Emory University Hospital where the surgery took place. Coach Dodd said the boy was in Good shape today and that he was t going to lose the use of any part of the . Collections of social Security old age and unemployment taxes which Are not included in the regular budget. Despite savings the president said that spending in the next fiscal year for foreign military Aid atomic Energy Continental defense and the Tennessee Ley authority will be at record highs and for air Power at the highest Point since world War ii. He said his objective Calls for an air Force of 137 wings in three see budget Page 2 so lunar tables by John Alden tit schedule of so lunar periods. M primed below has been taken from John Alden jell he s so lunar tables Plaa your Days so that you will by fishing in Pood territory or bunt air food Coter during these times. If von wish to find the Best sport that each Day Haa to offer. The major periods Are shown in Type these begin at the Tolmei Towi and last for an Bour and a half or hours thereafter minor Permoda shown in regular Type of a Mayhai Shorter duration Day january 21 thursday 22 Friday 23 saturday minor major minor major . . Lake stages 104.1 feet Watauga level thurs ii 104.1 Low South Holston. 110.7 feel Low Boone 227 feel Low Pul Rock Henry 3.2 feet Low Cherokee 73.6 feet Low. Today s skies Sunset Moonrise last Quarter . . Next tuesday prominent Start Vcci Low in North. Went pm. So plus. In Southeast visible planets Jupiter tile in West am Saturn rites Man Liei .

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