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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - May 18, 1953, Kingsport, TennesseeToday s skies unset . Moonset tuesday 12-28 my first Quarter May 20 morning Star Venus Low in East . Will be the last Star to out Befort Sunrise. Now 41 million Miles from the Earth it is at its great est brilliance of the year As a mom lug Star. All Titi Capurn Standard Kingsport times vol. Xxxix no. 98 Kingsport term., monday May 18, 1953 10 pages five cents the weather mostly Cloudy with occasional showers tonight. Tues Day partly Cloudy and not so warm. Chance of scattered thunderstorms. Yesterday s High 82 noon temperature 75 last night s Low 66 de Gress. Rain .07. Clark confers with Harrison on truce Issue secret talks held in Effort to Speed korean negotiations Tokyo up Gen. Mark w. Clark and it. Gen. William k. Harrison held secret talks today on new United nation command strategy to end the korean deadlock on the War prisoner Issue. It was believed the Par East Ern supreme commander and his chief truce negotiator had exchanged views with Washington by radio teletype. Robert d. Murphy former u. S. Ambassador to Japan and now Clark s special diplomatic adviser took part in the closed door sessions in the supreme commander s Pershing Heights Headquarters. Harrison will Confer again tuesday with Clark and Murphy before returning to the Allied truce Camp at Mun san Korea for the resumption at Panmunjom wednesday of truce talks now in recess. Harrison called the recess last saturday for administrative reasons As his delegates locked horns with communist negotiators on final disposition of prisoners of War who do not want to go Home. There was some speculation that the United states wanted to seek some kind of an under standing with great Britain since prime minister Winston Churchill had endorsed with reservations the eight Point see truce Page 8 Nineteen face Kidnap charge n. Carolina men held for flogging smiling Laurabelle Oatis beams at an associated press wire photo picture showing her husband Wil Liam Oatis smiling happily on his arrival in West Germany after two years imprisonment in Czechoslovakia. Oatis who was associated press correspondent in Prague was freed As a result of a poignant letter from mrs. Oatis according to czech president Zapotocky s announcement. Taft believes excess tax plan to continue Wilmington n. Up Nineteen men including seven previously convicted of taking part in a Kun flux klan go on trial in Federal court Here today on charges of flogging a South Carolina Man with belts attached to pick handles. The defendants All Are charged with counts of kidnapping and conspiracy in the lashing of George Kemper Smith. The 19 Are accused of seizing Smith his Home near Nichols s. C., Tak ing him to a Woods near fair Bluff n. C., and flogging him. I the men were arrested Janul Ary 19. Eleven months after fed eral state and county officers rounded up More than 100 per sons in 10 cases of night Riding violence As the hooded order terrorized Columbus county. Thomas Hamilton Imperial wizard of the Kkt was sen i tended to four years in one of the trials in state court. Five of the defendants in the Smith Case now Are serving time for convictions at a trial last year. They Are Early l. Brooks for Mer fair Bluff Constable Hor Ace s. Strickland former Colum bus county Deputy sheriff Pitt Man Strickland Cerro Gordo Farmer Eddie Carl Richardson and Hazekiah r. Enzor fair1 Bluff Farmers. Bobby Brooks a son of Early Brooks and l. Worley Are oni probation in another klan body is exhumed for trial evidence London up Yard dug the body of a woman from its grave in a Mist shrouded suburban cemetery today to find out whether the wrong Man had been hanged for her murder years ago. An owl hooted eerily As the body of mrs. Beryle Evans was dug from its grave in a Chilly Gray Dawn. The woman arid her Little daughter Geraldine were strangled in a tenement House in the shabby notting Hill Section of London in november 1949. The husband and father of the Vic Tim Timothy Evans was hanged for the murder. The chief wit Ness against him was John Christie self confessed notting Hill now awaiting trial for multiple murder of other women. Strangely it was Christie s lawyer who asked the exhumation of mrs. Evans body. He wants experts to see whether hair Cut from mrs. Evans body is among the hair which Christie Cut from his known victims. It was indicated he wants to prove Christie murdered mrs. Evans and thus to build up de sense on the plea that Christie indulged in an orgy of murder which Only an insane Man could leave perpetrated. Washington a Ohio said today that the excess profits tax is vicious in some of its aspects but probably should be continued temporarily to provide Revenue needed to Ward budget balancing. Taft. The Senate majority Leader said in an interview he feels the tax generally reaches big business firms most Able to pay although he added there is really no equitable Way of defining excess while it is a vicious tax in some ways it provides Revenue that we need badly and it prob ably ought to be continued tem he observed. Court contempt hearing starts witnesses summoned for Bellamy trial Blountville a con tempt of court action against Bondsman l. E. Bellamy began in circuit court Here monday. Bellamy has been ordered to the tax reaching a maximum appear in circuit court in con of 68 per cent is scheduled to die july 1 unless Congress acts to continue it. The Levy now raises about two billion dollars see taxes Page 8 commie attack Section with the alleged Viola Tion of a court order issued in february prohibiting Blount Ville bonding co. From making general Bonds in Kingsport s sessions court. I i monday s hearing before Cir Cuit judge Shelburne Ferguson i Iii vol and criminal judge Thomas h. Rogan was interrupted temporarily to permit summoning of witnesses. In answer to a show cause or Der issued by the two judges the t j to defendant denied executing Hanoi Indochina Bond in the name of l e Bella French command said today that i my or Blountville bonding co., French troops wiped out an en-1 but asserted he has acted As tire communist battalion in smashing a bloody Bic by red attackers to capture indo China s Maginot line defences South of Hanoi. French forces won their big Gest indochinese Victory in six months in the Savage week end fighting. They regained Complete pos session of the vital yen vide sense works guarding the Rich Hanoi Rice bowl. But observation pilots reported that the battered vie Minh communist forces were regroup ing today Only a few Miles South of the Battlefield. It was believed they might launch a new As Sault soon against the steel and Concrete Bunker system. French paratroopers aided by tanks and planes recaptured All the Concrete bunkers of the de sense line at yen i 30 Miles South of Here after rebels had temporarily cracked the key fortifications. Agent for a new company b. And b. Bonding co., in making see hearing Page 8 a free scenes naive remark of sex air Force Pilot watching Maneu vers of Jet plane Over downtown Kingsport saturday i had fun doing that when i was in the air Force once until some smart Aleck turned me in it signs of springtime activity Man pushing newly purchased Lawn Mower Down Street. It in Man pausing in attempt to control sneeze As he backs car from driveway muffins at tempt with result that violent sneeze causes him to release clutch suddenly at same time propelling car backward in Jet fashion. Air plane crash investigated 19 person die Lone survivor May furnish key for Accident probes Waskom Tex. Gators hoped today the Lone survivor of an Airliner crash which killed 19 persons might provide a clue to what caused the Dis Aster. Mrs. Hazel Cox 21, was the Only one to survive the crash of the Delta Chicago and South Ern dc-3 six Miles West of Here sunday. She suffered multiple injuries and was in no condition to be questioned immediately. The Pilot co Pilot and hostess and 16 passengers including a two month old baby were killed when the plane in route from Dallas to Atlanta crashed and exploded in a heavy rain and Hail storm in a swampy Pine Forest. Civil aeronautics authority and civil aeronautics Board investigators worked under search lights Early today to learn the cause of the Accident. The Pilot had checked with the Airport at Marshall Tex., 20 Miles West of where the plane crashed and reported everything Normal. He radioed the control Tower at Shreveport la., 20 Miles East of where the crash of curved about 16 minutes before the crash and asked for land ing instructions. The pane was scheduled to make a routine Landing at Shreveport. The Tower gave him the instructions but heard Noth ing More from the plane. The dc-3 sheared the tops from Trees for 300 to 400 Yards. The part of the plane from door to Tail was not destroyed but the rest burned to a Skeleton. Mrs. Cox was taken to Khan memorial Hospital at Marshall with a broken leg and head in juries. Physicians said she May also have broken ribs. She told or. Roger Harman that she woke from a Nap As the plane clipped the tops of Trees rolling Over and Over. President Back in Washington working on speech for tuesday night Chesapeake Bay ident Eisenhower returned to Washington aboard the yacht Williamsburg today after a week end combining business with pleasure. The president left the capital aboard the Williamsburg thurs i Day evening. He made a speech at William and Mary College in Williamsburg va., Friday after receiving an honorary doctor of Laws degree then returned to the yacht for an overnight run to Norfolk a. Yesterday he visited the u. S. Naval Academy at Annapolis md., where he told the mid Shipmen there is something special about dedicating your lives to the United states of he left Annapolis last night after a round of Golf with . Turner Joy Academy superintendent and former chief of the United nations delegation at the korean peace talks. In Norfolk saturday Eisen Hower golfer with . Lynde Mccormick. Atlantic Fleet com Mander. In Between the president got see Ike rage s William Oatis Back from czech prison administration is greeted by wife in n. Approve Aid to Spain Washington up the Eisenhower administration has decided to increase american Aid to Spain if Congress approves. Administration sources said today the step should Speed signing of a defense agreement providing for american use of Spanish air and naval bases Dur ing an emergency. They disclosed that president Eisenhower s foreign Aid program now before con Gress provides for new Aid to Spain in the fiscal year begin Ning july 1 under a general request for defense support and economic Aid for Europe. The exact amount of new Dol Lar help for Spain was not revealed. But officials indicated it would be under the administration also is seeking congressional authority to spend after july 1 previously voted for Spanish Aid but never used because of de lays in signing the defense agreement. Authority to use this Money would have ended on june 30. The decision to boost Spanish Aid Marks a new phase in Amer ican Spanish relations. Former president Truman opposed Aid for Spain but Congress voted it anyway. X american diplomatic and Mili tary officials Are confident that the Promise of increased Ameri can Aid will result in an Early signing of the bases agreement. Ambassador James j. See Spain Page 8 Wilcox Tec chairman Dies in. N. Perley Smith Wilcox chairman of Tennessee Eastman company of Kingsport and Texas Eastman co., Longview Texas and former Board chairman of Eastman Kodak company Rochester n. Y., died unexpectedly at 1 . Sunday at his Rochester apartment the Normandy on Alexander Street. Or. Wilcox s health had been declining Gen. Ridgway Wilt make Appeal for additional fund for nato Washington mat thew b. Ridgway grenade carrying hero of Korea goes before Congress today in a new to request More billions for Europe. The european commander appears before the House foreign affairs committee in Public and later behind closed doors. He will testify later this week before the Senate foreign relations com Mittee. Ridgway who arrived Here yesterday from his Paris Headquarters is making his first attempt As Europe s North Atlantic treaty commander to talk con Gress out of funds. It is a sort of Warmup for part of his duties As army chief of staff the Job to which he has named by j president Eisenhower effective aug. 16. Ridgway last appeared before a congressional group in 1952 while in route from Tokyo where he bad been the allies far East chief to Paris where he took Over from Eisenhower As supreme commander in Europe. He faces detailed questioning this time on the Progress and prospects of the nato military buildup which has stirred Strong criticism recently in Congress. Vorys a Mem Ber of the foreign affairs com Mittee said the general s Testi Mony May have an important bearing on consideration of administration requests for More than three billion dollars in Mili tary and limited economic Aid to Europe next year. In All Eisenhower has requested to continue for eign Aid throughout the free world for the 12 months starting july 1. The Senate appropriations committee has decided to take a first hand look at some of the countries tabbed for such assistance. Chairman Bridges a no announced saturday a two Man subcommittee will make a Survey in the far East leaving May 27, and another sub committee will do the same in Europe later. Deep cuts in Aid funds will result from the trips Bridges said. With first hand knowledge he said the committee will not have to take the word of some body apparent rebuke of Mutual Security director Harold e. Stassen. The far East subcommittee is scheduled to visit Japan Korea Formosa in do China and the Philippines. India and Pakistan were considered among other possibilities. When Ridgway landed at Washington National Airport yesterday he declined to com ment on foreign Aid. But in response to reporters questions he said he saw no lessening of Russia s capabilities to wage War. Of Europe s military situation generally he said i find very Many highly encouraging fac tors and i find also a very great Many things to be since january close associates said. He is survived by his widow mrs. Isabelle Blake Wilcox. The family Home is at 1218 Linville Street Kingsport. Funeral services will be held at 3 ., wednesday at the first presbyterian Church of Roches Ter with or. Warren Sage Stone of Mexico new York officiating. The place of burial has not been decided. Or. Wilcox who would Hare been 79 on june 18, had for More than 50 years been a prominent Ligure in the growth of the East Man Kodak organization. But it was Kingsport and Tennessee Eastman that were always closest to his heart and to which he ave of his time and Energy for More than 30 years. Came Here in 1920 in Kingsport where he had made his Home from 1920 when Tennessee Eastman was organized by Kodak he was a Leader in Many civic movements for Benefit and development of the greater Kingsport area. He was one of the original or organizers of the Kingsport Community Chest before it was incorporated. In the Early Days of the Chest or. Wilcox was among those who gave of their time in the disbursement As Well As the solicitation of funds to carry on the charitable work of the Chest. He was also a charter member of the Holston Valley Community Hospital. He succeeded j. Fred Johnson As president of the hos Pital and served in this capacity see Wilcox Page 8 for s granddaughter to wed n. Barber new York up Sara de Lano Roosevelt granddaughter of the late president Roosevelt and her Fiance Anthony Dibona Ventura son of a new York bar Ber worked out plans today for a june wedding. A pre wedding conference took place yesterday at the 900-acre Long Island estate of or. And mrs. John Hay Whitney. Miss Roosevelt 21, is the daughter of mrs. Whitney and James Roose velt eldest son of the late presi Dent. Her Mother the former Betsy gushing of Boston mar ried Whitney after her 1940 divorce from Roosevelt. Whitney has legally adopted the Bride to be. A Whitney limousine driven by a chauffeur picked up Dibona Ventura s parents or. And mrs. Fred i Bonaventura at their apartment on the lower East Side and took them to the Whit Ney estate yesterday. They talked of wedding plans in the Whitney sumptuous Home overlooking a private swimming Pool a Golf course and the. Famous Whitney stables. I Bonaventura is a pianist who graduated last week from the Curtis Institute of music in Philadelphia. He has been hailed As a piano Prodigy. The couple met it was under stood three years ago at a party in Philadelphia while miss Roosevelt was studying Art at a school near where i Bonaventura studied music. I Bonaventura s father came to new York from Italy in 1913 and opened the Barbershop he still operates. Perley Smith Wilcox u. S. Jet Ace cops 16th Mig Allied planes meet reds for 6th Day Seoul Korea up Sabre Jet pilots shot Down 12 Mig iss today with capt. Joseph Mccon Nell bagging three to run his kills to 16 and make him undisputed King of the korean skies. The sabres tangled with the russian made supersonic jets for the sixth straight Day and ran their total during that time to 36 kills. Mcconnell of Apple Valley calif., became the world s first triple Jet Ace by Downing Mig no. 15 on his first of two mis Sions of the Day. He returned later to get his 16th. One of the two migs he sent plummeting to Earth was disallowed temporarily for Lack o1 evidence. But the air Force later reinstated Mcconnell s claim. Mcconnell and his win men had encountered 28 migs on the morning Mission and were too Busy at the time to see whether the plane in question Ever hit the ground. In raising his claim to 18 kills and three damaged Mcconnell rep. Sutton past his old gunnery capt. Manuel Fernandez in the Jet killing Derby. Fernandez had bagged 14. Before Mcconnell went up oppose the second time today the air Force retired Fernandez of Miami fla., from flight status. Fernandez earlier had receive Nashville in rep. Permission to Fly 25 More mis Sutton of Lawrenceburg today announced his candidacy for the democratic nomination to but the air Force decided to retire him now and Send him Back to the United states where u. S. Senate seat now held May pass along his knowledge sen. Estes Kefauver of other Jet pilots. Two of the killings were credit to till to it. Col. Louis a. Green of the democratic primary n. He scored his than a year away will be when the Mig Pilot in August 1954. Kefauver himself from the cock said at various times in just As Green closed to fir months that he expects to be Range but before he pulled candidate again. The trigger. Cratic nomination in this said he had set is tantamount to a goal of 16 migs. Sutton 37, is serving his is for my wife one for term in Congress from one for each of my kids two see s sixth District and and a boy one for Luck and ver is serving his first term More just to make it a round the Senate. He was an Mcconnell said. Cess Ful candidate last year army Headquarters the democratic nomination the fighting was steady the twin youngsters rare blood Sayre okla. Them from cutting old Wayne Moses suffering an incurable blood disease never use knives at our another Battle for survival room table. We Cut our week after 17 transfusions with a Fork or just pull it ing the past two with our Wayne and his twin boys father explained the Gene Are victims of they get vary from a rare disease which half to a full pint. Blood from clotting normally. Moses said the twins who Cut on the Finger a Small be 5 in August Are old or a Sharp blow will Start now to realize they Are Haemorrhage which can but she added they in a major crisis in the very quickly when at play. Ster s months ago after a Long every precaution is taken to guard the boys from Nicks or scratches. They drink from rubber glasses eat out of plastic plates. I guard them at All said their Mother mrs. Sol Moses who estimates they have had about 50 transfusions each during their Young of guarded behaviour Wayne fell from his tricycle and injured his hip. It took 17 transfusions and weeks of anguish before the bleeding stopped. Because of internal bleeding his joints had swelled and forced him to remain in bed. Today Wayne is learning How to walk again. When they go out to is a hereditary i m always there to supervise. Transmitted by females. Even had to put Beaver Board Over their bedroom aay it strikes Only spent 25 months in commie prison in Czechoslovakia new York William n. Oatis returned to the United states and arms today from More than two years in prison behind the communist Iron curtain. The associated press foreign. Correspondent arrived at Idlewild Airport at . Est aboard a pan american airways plane from Frankfurt Germany. Oatis spent 25 months in a Prague prison. Czech authorities held that he was a spy. Then suddenly this week they released him. He was not terrorized or mis handled and the czechs did not try to indoctrinate him with communism he said. However he said they were very efficient in i their methods and preparation for my trial. It would be very difficult for me to describe what happened so that i could be understood by anyone not familiar with such proceedings or with what is done individually. I think you could Call it More psychological than anything else. If what i was heard to say or reported to have said during the trial sounded like i was reciting something Why that s the Way it the newsman from Marion see Oatis Page 8 gop officials deny charges republicans held for Job Selling Savannah a. Up Republican officials denied to Day the charges of political corruption which led to their arrests along with four other per sons in a crackdown of alleged Federal Job peddling. The denials came from Tom c. Williams negro chairman of the Georgia s eighth District Republican committee and vice chairman James m. Kent St. Simons ga., both arrested along with the others last saturday. Williams said none of charges were and Kent declaring he did not know Why he was indicted said i no doubt i will be the six All free under Bonds were arrested shortly after a Federal grand jury de Down indictments in an investigation begun april 2 on or Ders of atty. Gen. Herbert Brownell or. Williams and Kent indicated the whole thing was simply party Wrangle but Leonard w. Hall gop National chairman served notice that corruption would not be tolerated in the present administrate ton. He commended Brownell for mov ing in very arrested with Williams and Kent were a county gop Leader a a retired City mail Carrier and a Rural mail Carrier All charged with trying to buy or sell Post office jobs. Williams was charged with soliciting and receiving each from Chestnut Thompson retired car Rier of Jessup ga., and Grady Smith Jessup Rural Carrier. Smith and Thompson were charged with offering and pay no the Money to Williams. Kent was charged with soliciting Money from Thompson. So lunar tables Alden Solitar table tour Hajri to that you my Flahaux i a i food territory or nun tact nod daring to Tab Flod the. Twa port that my Daj a. Offer. Tha major period Abton bold. E tax tymm t it How atom and Lait for an Bow and a Tum or Houn Hwn altar. Shown in Maraur it tron. 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