Kingsport Times Newspaper Archives Jan 27 1954, Page 14

Low-resolution version. To view a high quality image

Start Free Trial
Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - January 27, 1954, Kingsport, Tennessee14 wednesday Jan. Kingsport times Hal Boyle s column by Hal Boyle and they Don t know How to of new York Socrates Erate at All. Vote never know that Wise old greek should be resurrected Here he would prob become a taxi Driver. He was a great Street talker in Athens and the greatest Street philosophers in new York Are cabbies. Their life on wheels puts them in a position to learn More about human nature than the cops. And even Socrates might add to his Wisdom by taking out a Hack License. People Here love to collect the funny remarks of taxi Drivers but one cabbie told me if i repeated the stupid things i have overheard some prominent people say in this Heads would cab Drivers Rise and fall in esteem Here like politicians. One year everybody thinks they Are wonderful and the next no particular what they la do next. And that does t seem As most of them have gone to College and got one of the cabbies i remember Best was the Man. Who liked to drive at night i can t take it at he said. We lost our Only kid in Korea. My wife had kept his baby shoes and she gets them out now and starts crying. I can t sit there and look at her. I d rather be out the City has its dwindling quota of lady Drivers most of whom got into the business Dur ing the last War. I Rode with one the other Day an elderly woman 12 years on the Job. Don t know How much longer i can take she said. I used to be a schoolteacher until i married. When i lost my Hus band 12 years ago i bought me this cab with the insurance Sullivan gardens mothers ready for polio March is Down on them. I figure it s just a Hack Pilot said. In Good times passengers want to gab Back it is hard work but i could t Rand Forth. But if times get Tough afford to go Back to teaching. They re worried they enough Money in it. Besides your head off if you try to just pass the time of Day. Good times or bad times i treat Emall they were crazy you can find any number of College graduates among cab Drivers Here. You can find Guy who used to be cowboys Guys Are part time actors Guys who write and sell television scripts old Guys who used to horse cars Young Guys working their Way through Law school. They feud with the traffic cops endlessly but in emergencies they have saved Many a relieves colds cop s life. About the Only thing Der the Suri they agree on is that women drive is Well As doctors can t drive As Well is women. 1 a doctors should t be allowed out in a car one said emphatically. They May be Able to operate on a human head but put them behind a wheel enough Money it does t take As much patience to drive a cab As it does to teach children and this Way i get More fresh foul play new Bedford mass. Patrolman Baty jr., was sure there had been foul play when he found a woman s dress hat and handbag on a Beach. Fellow police hurried to the spot and As they searched for the victim they were informed the clothes had adorned a Snow woman which disappeared us the mothers in Sullivan Gar Dens Are organized completely and ready for the mothers March on polio Friday evening according to mrs. Harry Bach Man chairman of the House to House canvass Tor the March of dimes in that area. Mrs. Bachman has announced the following appointment to the mothers in the Sullivan Garden area. Glen Alpine mrs. Bob Smith mrs. Jackie Jones mrs. Ray Hamblen and mrs. Howard Hamblen. Lone Star Road mrs. Gale Dean and mrs. Rufus Crawford. West end Sullivan gardens mrs. Joe grass mrs. Paul lady and mrs. Chester Hall. Highway 81 mrs. Lester pal Mer mrs. Russell Taylor mrs. Joe Selby. And mrs. D. E. More lock. Ivanhoe St mrs. Macoe Shel ton and mrs. Jimmie Davis. Maplewood St mrs. Ralph Archer and mrs. C. L. Holland. Rosemont St mrs. George Williams and mrs. C. J. Morelock. Rock Springs Road mrs. Harold Pardue and mrs. Robert Banner. Upper Ridge Road mrs. Bruce Graves mrs. Joe Long mrs. Ralph Burell mrs. Bob Long and mrs. Howard Quillen. Lower Ridge Road mrs. C. B. Cullop and mrs. Bruce Zollman. Storm flog draws commie probe Kansas City citizen bristled yesterday when he saw a red Flag displayed at the Greenwood school arid no american Flag. He started calling school officials. Miss Lucile Sherman Princi pal explained the u. S. Flag was not up because of the bad weather. The Small red Flag she added warned children to enter the building immediately and not play outside until class time because of the weather. We be used that storm signal 16 she said and this is the v first time we be been accused of met goes on to new York metro Politan opera s opening nights will be televised nationwide on a closed circuit to Heaters be ginning next fall. The Mel Aid yesterday it had signed a three year contract with theater network television inc., and that it Hopes the Tele casts will become an annual tradition. Prices to new lows during our sensational a ugly eczema no joke Tho itching torment of eczema is enough to make anyone wretched and anxious for Relief. Sufferers from itching eczema pimples an Gry red blotches or other irritating blemishes get Peterson s ointment 45c All druggists. One application must Delight you or Money refunded. Also for itching feet cracks Between aspirin world s largest seller at we loan on your signature Only compare save Cash you provision for you provision for Pym. 10.00 16.00 532.44 939.60 34.00 60.00 other amounts up to phone 3760 today Community finance Thrift corp. Of Kingsport 218 East Market St. Diaici5-3137 Community investment certificates pay per annul 1953 wallpapers from regular Slock 100 patterns reduced we will irim your wallpaper on our machine in a Jiffy an extra service at no charge. Kikgsp0rt 1 of pan 500 East Sullivan i 5-4341 e. C. Simmons look mothers a Beautiful 8 x 10 full size come Early to avoid saturday Rush a famous Southern photographer will be Here for 3 big Days no Bright lights to sit under. Strobe lights Are used to catch All the natural moods and expressions of your child. Only one to the family remember these dates 3 big Days thurs., Jan. 28th fri., Jan. 29th sat., Jan. 30th children up to six years Beautiful full of age will receive a size 8x10 big savings for you during these three Days 3.99 dresses 5.99 a fesses 3 for 11.00 2 for 1u hurry to Friend shop 211 Broad Street our buyers have just returned from the Chicago Market new merchandise will be arriving Early part of february. Our entire Stock of Sale merchandise must be sold by saturday january 30th._____________________ living room furniture 2-piece living room suite in 100% Green Nylon. Regular now 2-piece sectional living room sulte Green. Regular now 1 Green sofa foam rubber cushions. Regular now 2-piece Turquoise foam rubber cushions. Regular now 2-piece Kroehler-100% red Nylon cover. Regular now 2-piece-Green metallic covers. Regular now 1-Simmons hide a Beo. Regular now 1-Simmons hide a bed. Regular now 1-Simmons studio bed. Regular now 99.50 1-Wing chair Green red. Regular now 49.50 1-Vving chair Green red. Regular 69.50. Now 44.50 1-lounge chair Brown. Regular now 44.95 1-lounge chair genuine leather. Regular now 44.95 1-platform Rocker Tan plastic. Regular now 69.50 1-platform Rocker Tan Black. Regular now 59.50 1-platform Rocker Brown Black. Regular now 66.50 Odd Beds 2 twin size solid mahogany panel Beds. Reg. 93.00 now 2 twin size solid mahogany panel Beds. Reg. 62.95 now 1 full size solid mahogany panel bed. Reg. 64.95 now 2 full size mahogany poster Beds. Reg. 44.95 now 1 full size Jenny bed. Reg. 22.95 now 12.95 bargains values up to to a customer step on garbage cans 7-piece water sets 1 group pictures. Refrigerator sets Metal waste baskets sofa pillows. Bedroom furniture 4-pc. Modern Brown mahogany. Regular now 4-pc. Modern Cherry. Regular mow 3-pc. Modern Cherry. Regular 1 mahogany Duleie Dresser 4l regular now 5-pc. Solid mahogany modern. Regular now Dinette suites Chrome Blue Ness now Chrome yellow now 69.50 rugs 4v2 x6 rugs of car regular to 27" x 54" r 4v2 x 6 Wool rugs Reg. To 27" x 54" rags it mirrors 30" x regular now 30" x regular now 28" x regular now 30" x regular now 28" x regular now tables 1 round Duncan Type. Coffee table with inlaid top. Regular now 1 console Type regular now 1 mahogany Coffee leather top. Regular now end tables regular 1 Gray table lamp Price Westinghouse television reduced Homeland the Home of better furniture

Search all Kingsport, Tennessee newspaper archives

All newspaper archives for January 27, 1954

Browse