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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - June 24, 1954, Kingsport, TennesseeDeathless Days City county 3 do you have your brakes checked at regular intervals Kingsport times vol. Al no. 125 Kingsport tenn., thursday june 24, 1954 28 pages to five cents the weather Clear skies tonight with Low near 60. Friday partly Cloudy and a Little warmer. Wednesday s High temperature 89 last night s Low 55 noon Reading 79. Guatemalan War is now at standstill City free of Auto b i 1 re honduran police the 1000 safety Council honors City for traffic record Kingsport quietly 1.000 miraculous Days thu Irskay thai in their own Way. Were every bit marvelous As the 1.000 and one arabian nights. For at mini you wednesday the City passed its 1.000th Day without a traffic death on greets inside City limits. The Only formal Observance of the outstanding traffic safety record was a lunch at the Kingsport inn at which the National safely Council and ten Nessee safety Council presented plaques to the City. Nolen puck Ett executive director of the Tennessee safety Council made the awards. The last traffic fatality in Kingsport was an 80-year old pedestrian who was struck by a car As he was crossing the Street to a tent meeting. Twice the City s safety record has been saved by the fact that deaths occurred off of the City streets. A child was killed when run Over in the driveway at Home by a car driven by his father a Mechanic was fatally crushed Between two trucks on a com Pany parking lot Here. Both accidents occurred within the past 12 months. Following the meal at the safety luncheon mayor John d. Wimberly in opening the presentation program gave credit Lor the wonderful record to civic j groups the safety chamber of Commerce news papers radio stations and to the citizens of Kingsport. William s. Todd. Incoming president of the Kingsport safety Council pointed out the Large part the City government and police department have played in the achievement. The major speaker of the program was ten Nessee safely Council director Puckett who awarded the plaques. In accepting the plaques May or Wimberly said they should serve chiefly As a Challenge to continue the deathless Days in definitely into the future. Those responsible for Kingsport s deathless Days efforts of several organizations and individuals plus the everyday caution of thousands of pedestrians and motorists have accounted for 1.000 clays without a traffic fatality Here. Law enforcement upper left has played a major role. Coordination of motor patrolmen represented by Ford left and he Mother patrol mrs. Harriet grills second trom right and Schoolboy patrol under assistant police chief John Martin second from left and police chief g. W. 1-Letchkk, right has constantly reminded motorists to take it easy a motivating Power behind the safety program in Kings port u the Kingsport safety Council represented in the picture Ike Churchill conflict looms levees expected to Check flood Washington preliminaries indicate that the Eisen i Hower Churchill conference i opening Here tomorrow will be held in an atmosphere of Sharp disagreement. Diplomats Are be ginning to wonder whether they will produce a real reconciliation i of Basic differences. British prime minister Church Piedmont airlines gets safety award Des Moines that the dikes will hold grew to Day As the biggest Des Moines ill and foreign Secretary Eden River flood in history reached its Crest. But City officials warned that levees will be subjected to the maximum pressure for several hours ordered increased Volgi Ilcare Are some of the steadily j Lance against any break.-, which developing differences i could put a fifth of the City in 1. Told com Ider water. Mons yesterday he hoped it the weather Bureau said the would be possible to agree to a rampaging River started into its Southeast asian defense system Crest stage at about 2 . When against aggression encompass before noon Tomor j Row for meetings with president i Eisenhower and Secretary of state Dulles which will continue through the week end. To stad photos below by Guy Isenberg left and William s. Todd safety Council president. Isenberg a past president of the Council and a member of the governor s emergency traffic safety commit tee watches Todd encircle the City s 999th Day without a death. But the most important contribution to the traffic record has been made by the pedestrian upper right who watches his step in traffic and the Driver who always plays it Safe. Chou. Outlines Price of peace Paris ins prance geared today to be heading to wards a partition Deal in indo China As a result of the strange meeting Between the premiers of two countries who have no dip Ilo italic relations with each other. Authoritative diplomatic sources said the terms which chinese communist Premier i group approves rigid supports protest bombing Tegucigalpa. Honduras guatemalan War entered its seventh Day today with most of the fighting still apparently raging Over the propaganda airwaves and in the diplomatic Arena. There was no indication of a major inn of shaping up anywhere. The anti communist libera Tion army seemingly was bogged Down by Lack of transport just i North of the honduran burder. The army of red backed presi Dent Jacobo Arbenz Guzman still had not made an appearance in Force in the Field. There were these develop ments 1. Seven persons were reported wounded three gravely when honduran police fired on a Tegucigalpa crowd watching a pro Arbenz anti a. S. Demon stration by students in the Hon Duran capital last night. Later thousands of the students and townspeople gathered to Parade through the City. 2. Honduras charged a Guate Malan air plane bombed a Hon Duran Airfield tuesday. The the i Gucci gala government said it is protesting to the United nations and to the organization of american states. U. N. Sources in new York said last night the International organization had not yet received the protest the third filed in connection with the fighting. Guatemala Lias entered two one of which still is pending. 3. Guatemala promptly denied the bombing charge. Guatemalan foreign minister Guillermo toriello said in a statement not a single guatemalan plane has flown toward the honduran 4. The Oas s inter american peace commission meeting in Washington referred to Guate Mala a proposal by Honduras and Nicaragua that the five nation body make an on the spot investigation of charges by j the Arbenz government that the two neighbouring republics sup ported a g g r e s s i o a against Guatemala. Commission chair Man Luis Quintanilla of Mexico said he hoped the guatemalan government would accept this "geneiuu.1 offer promptly. 5. Nicaragua formally denied Tva worker killed on Hawkins project Tri cities the gauge read 29.98 feet. After a a general non aggression. Iron 29-year-old worker died Evroule to a Hospital wednesday Lodge to reveal decision on meet about Guatemala Washington sen foreign minister Chou in Laid at agriculture committee today it was guilty of any aggression outlined to his French counter rejected the administration s in a Cable to the u.n., Nicaragua part. Pierre Mendes France. Farm support pro-1 an foreign minister Oscar Sevil ing their Berne conference yes Gram by votes 8-7 to Sacasa said the charges were it erday clearly indicated red rl8id supports for another year intended to conceal the coir China s Price for Indochina the action came after the minist affiliations of the Arbenz peace. Group turned Down 9-6 a pro it is the partition of Vietnam two year Extension of the into communist vie Minli supports on the a democratic Vietnam zones wheat Cotton Corn the barring of Vietnam Cam inc tobacco and peanuts Bodia and Laos from Particia chairman Aiken r i pc Tion in the american sponsored defense pact for Southeast Asia. Chou was understood to have Knoxville Robert piece of falling Timber a Plant Mcreat for another Security coun a Lewis Farmer Icil mom airlines was informed fluctuating Levels the in which communist and Day by the National safety water climbed to 30.04 feet at 5 free nations would join plus a Council that it had been com am. That was More than straight out free nation defend mended for the fifth successive feet above the previous record Sive Alliance. Eden put Britain year for its safety record. Set in 1947, and More than seven on the Side of moving slowly to the airline won the National feet above flood stage. Ward an asian Alliance a safety award for having flown. The Bureau warned that the Long Range Means of Protection from the beginning of its opera River is carrying a Long Flat u tons without a passenger a Crest which will hold the angry Churchill Talvity. Waters at their Peak level until to move quickly toward forma in 1953 the airline flew 57218. About 11 . And exert of a Southeast asian part. 333 Passen or Miles totalling mum pressure against there appeared to. Passenger Miles since strained dikes All Little enthusiasm for making. The Workman 11-nation its beginning operations. Last Bureau said it then would decline non aggression treaties will on Sainval at the Knox Ulle Vear it carried 270.524 Passen slowly the next four hours. I communists on the ground that Hospital. Ardo Castillo Arriola treaties generally have no Bill Ensign Tva personnel Arlom j officer at the Rogersville t11e u. S. Viewpoint United nations n. Y. Ins ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge or. May announce pension of . Military Aid is decision on Guatemala s re All three associated states. Dieted after the closed door ses Sion that the Senate would re verse the narrow committee de Indochina m favor of the adminis element must include the sus cation s flexible Price support he also renewed the Corn sen. Youngr and offered government. 6. A guatemalan broadcast said president Arbenz has assured u. S. Ambassador John Peurifoy in Guatemala City the safety of u. S. Citizens living in that country would be assured. There had been reports earlier that the embassy was planning to Airlift out the nearly americans there. The Progress of the rival armies was clouded by a welter of the motion for n one year conflicting reports Many of on the bloc s demand for a veto tension the High level sup-1 them obvious propaganda claims on me Mil uni menu attempt he the ports run the in any direct possible to achieve one i ii i Lull Jav i l c Al j i ill Llly ii the insurgent july 20 limit he set himself. V t r i l the inter tons and Nicaragua followed Mendes France was said to Wost Ger Vesterdal that some con american peace committee to suit. The guatemalan returned to Paris with the Send an investigating Tram to to the America to determine to the unnamed both Honduras impression that Chou in Lai will and Nicaragua the countries j strike a hard bargain but def r Morristown the body. Members of the Kingsport and of a 19-year-old radio an agree Neville life saving squads from Highway patrolmen and game continued the Case until the warrant charges the Stacy a who Are negroes with some of them have which cannot become effective unless France and Italy ratify Edc. Both Jones and City manager i 3 colonialism reports have Lar for several Days that Vas recovered non the facts of the uprising that responsible for the anti Coin finitely wants an Indochina peace a department officials were called Ai peace captured world attention Junist operations. In order to avoid the danger of Slighly Marc than 24 hours of when s live nation group has foreign minister Oscar a american intervention. The Cherokee iter he was reported missing clothes found on the Lake Shore. Were asked the guatemalan embassy Lhasa of Nicaragua pointed out the piping Premier was de scribed As Anna Rentle genuine la ,._., j of in such . Ill Washington to find out if its in a Long communication to the scribed As apparently government will accept the pro in that his country has Over of a peace Mission a common Frontier with ability and sought to caution or with the plan and that it had no frighten the French Leader Over a Richla pirated and unsanitary condition As to endanger health and life of persons occupying City building inspector Simon k. Jones said wednesday after noon the defendant had received Moulton said the action was taken to enforce existing City ordinances which empower a the Brush that the United not hereafter feel bound to follow their Lead in co i Lonial areas of the world. Dulles Tion of Guatemala by two neighbouring a part in the air raids on Guate ions Honduras and cities. The note requesting co opera Sacasa added health officer to condemn below standi d housing. The charges made the consequences if the War were he made it Clear was tils my government therefore re China wants assurances the u. S. Board composed of the mayor is said to feel this government patched to that country and refines false and will not be allowed to establish City manager and City county j must appear to the world As a j chanic d affaires in Washington insulting Champion of Freedom and hide i Alfredo Chicann. But no it by the guatemalan Lance. Answer was for Lycoming. Foreign military bases in any part of Indochina which remains in the free world. I town apparently had swimming sometime late Day. The body Clad Only in swim mag trunks was discovered at eight months k. Kittrell is an Oak Ridge electrician. Station officials said he came Here about ago trom Harri . A Short distance from i Man. That red the Lake Bank near the state Young Kittrell was not mar Highway 58 Bridge a few away by u. Carson Webb ten Nessee Highway patrolman work ing from the of the Kings port life saving Crew. The Kingsport life saving Crew left the station at wednesday and returned at ., a spokesman said

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