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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - October 29, 1952, Kingsport, TennesseeToday s skies p m. To ont the Uridil . Full Moon nov. 1 Planit venue the Star. Antrei tonight. Venue u now about 15 times Ai Brt Fht Antibes and win Igieln be Mcd near this tar in 1953 All Tim 11 Euburn Standard Kingsport times vol. Xxxviii no. 217 Kingsport tenn., wednesday oct. 29, 1952 18 pages five cents the weather fair tonight lowest about 20. Thursday fair and colder. Yesterday s High 65, last night s Low 34, noon Reading 39 with prestone anti freeze you re set you re Safe you re Terri. Bans All Hunting As Forest fires spread one Man dead the worst Forest fires in the state s history claimed one life and spread new havoc today Over a wide area East Tennessee As dry weather continued across the nation increasing fire Haz Ards in states. In a move to reduce fire out Breaks the state game and fish commission today banned All Hunting in Tennessee until the Forest fire situation is brought under control. An emergency proclamation suspended All Hunting activity until further notice 1 literally hundreds fires were burning Over a 175-mile area from the North Cumberland plateau District eastward to the North Carolina and Virginia lines. Tom Hutchins Erwin col lapsed and diet while fighting a Blaze in the Deacon s Creek area Unicoi county. It was believed he died a heart attack. The most heavily damaged this is the most serious Foresti 11-state area embraced by the fire situation in Tennessee his Forest service s regional office in tory. Pitt declared. Atlanta. Other volunteers varsity Tennessee n students areas were the North Cumber land District and the Cherokee from in Xvi in and Tennessee National Forest in Unicoi. From Cookeville Evan m. Pitt Nashville As fought the blazes. Distant state forester in charge in the Chei Ikee National for fire sign tip estimated jest near Erwin. Rangers the acres had been burned Are burning in six counties along the Cumberland plateau. He said there were 31 fires u. S. Forest service said fires covered an area five Miles wide and 12 Miles Long it would take a Hundred years More than 500 acres and 17 lesser to replace Uip Timber that has ones burning today in that area burned in the past said these blazes were spotted assistant regional forester w. R. Throughout Morgan Scott Shine. Roane Claibourne Campbell and Hine said the Cherokee fires part Anderson counties. Were the worst since 1925 in the forestry division at Wartburg Morgan county sheriff c. E. Hensley said he had found near Oliver Springs two arrows with pieces rags them which smelled kerosene. The sheriff said he had questioned several boys and have clues which we Are work danger. The towns were wind property is owned by the Vestal Rock in Anderson and Unicoi and i lumber co. Of Knoxville. I foresters reported that a fire Embr Eeville in Unicoi. Forestry officials said they were making Little headway against the fires but Pitt said he was encouraged by the fact few new fires had been reported. Some the blazes have been burning for two weeks. On Mountain in Hawkins county a Nice had been brought under control earlier flared up anew and still spreading. Fire fighters in several states today were winning their Battles with Forest flies that have eaten was no rain in sight for several Days. On Chilhowee Mountain be meanwhile fire fighters Blount and Sevier coun that three Small communities ties a new Braze broke out Over earlier reported As threatened by j 500 acres valuable Timberland the flames were in no immediate i and was soft spreading. The he and All others fighting the gaping de suite paths through fires said it would take nothing powder dry Timberland across less than a Good general rain to the country extinguish them. And the Knox but a few other Woodlands be Ville weather Bureau said ignited in parched areas and weathermen could foresee no rain to hem ease conditions in emergency sectors. Light Snow and rain fell yesterday in Michigan Pennsylvania and Ohio and a drop in tempera Ture resulting in increased he . Casualties in Korea reach allies retake sniper Ridge Point from red chinese wait attack Washington ican Battle casualties in Korea totalled a jump Over last week s report the de sense department announced today. This is the largest weekly in crease since nov. 9, 1951. The casualty jump was be lie Veci due fighting in recent weeks during fall weather favourable to ground operations. Ii Salties a year Vago this were running at a week. The total since beginning the korean War includes deaths wounded missing captured and 1.390 previously missing but re turned to military service. Seoul Korea infantrymen recaptured pinpoint Hill sniper Ridge today and braced themselves for expected chinese assault aimed at res cuing a Small band reds trapped the Eastern slope. The Allied counterattack that resulted in the recapture pin Point began at Dawn in near freezing weather. In infantry men reached the Crest at . . Est tues and began herding the reds Down the Northern slopes with grenades bayonets and Rifle fire. About 80 chinese were sur rounded by the allies the Eastern slope. Communist Artil Lery and mortar fired a protective ring smoke shells and explosives around the trapped men see War Page 8 expect fund to top goal today Bells whistles will sound before Nightfall three new Eagle sco1jts Are shown after receiving their promotions at a court Honor at Washington school tuesday night. The scouts Are members explorer Post 51 the hoi Uton District. Pictured from left to right Are Fred Guthrie. Carlton Crane and Richard gift. De gift is Leader the Post. A citywide clamor is expected some time this afternoon As every noise making apparatus in Kingsport announces the successful completion the 1952 United fund drive. Church Bells train whistles fire and police sirens and Plant whistles will join in signalling the close the joint Community Chest red Cross drive for funds according to an announcement made this morning by Clarence j. Bryan Campaign chairman. The goal will be topped before Sunset today As final reports reach United fund Headquarters Bryan said. The red paint has been climb ing fast this week in the giant replica the Torch Symbol at Broad Street Circle. Returns from All the Industrial plants have been totalled and Only a few downtown donations have yet to be reported. United fund report goal 8ivem to Date Togo school Holiday begins thursday students get Holiday for teachers meeting both Kingsport City schools and Sullivan county schools will be closed thursday afternoon and All Day Friday for the an Nual meeting the East Tennes see education association at Knoxville school authorities said this week. County students will have a Holiday with schools remaining closed until wednesday morning. City children will return to classes As usual monday morn ing. J. Craft Akard county school superintendent explained that the extra free Days were allotted county schools because approximately half the school buildings will be used is polling places in the november 4 election. All City and county teachers Are expected to attend the association meeting which will open in Knoxville thursday night. Addresses Are scheduled by Alexander Stoddard superintendent schools los Angeles Calif. Frank e Bass executive Secretary treasurer the ten Nessee education association governor Gordon Browning Tennessee and Ellis Arnall for Mer Price Stabilizer under the Truman administration. Music will be by the All East Tennessee chorus and the All East Tennessee orchestra directed by Val Hill the Elpaso symphony Elpaso Texas. Drouth spells bad year for Plains Farmers Kansas City if a pro longed drouth evidently spells a dark year ahead for Farmers in the Plains states. The bread and meat Basket the nation is too dry for crops to dry for pasture and too dry for livestock from the cattle lands through the wheat Plains Kansas and Oklahoma to Colorado and be working Farmer and Agri. Cultural alike say that this is the worst dry spey in Many years. Even if moisture were to come it would be too late in most cases for Winter wheat see drouth Page 8 20-degree Low seen for Section tonight it will take More than the heat the election Campaign to keep the Mercury out the Low twenties tonight according to the weather forecast for upper East Tennessee and Virginia. Tenn. Democrats step up drive rallies in Knoxville Chattanooga set today Nashville up Tennes see democrats Pepper up their stretch drive campaigning for next tuesday s general election to a new High pitch today with rallies scheduled Here and in Chattanooga and Knoxville. Democratic attention yester Day was in Memphis Columbia and Here. The three statewide democratic candidates Frank Clement for governor u. S. Rep. Albert Gore for u. S. Senator and j. B. Avery sr., for reelection As state utilities commissioner spoke at a Columbia rally last night. U. S. Sen. Estes Kefauver spoke in Memphis and gov. Gordon Browning made a television talk Here. Senator Kefauver will speak at a luncheon meeting in Chattanooga today and at a rally in Knoxville tonight. Clement and Avery will attend a Davidson county rally Here tonight after touring the county area during temperatures Are predicted to dip to 20 degrees in the Kings port area tonight with Only a slight Rise tap for thursday Southwest the Day. Gore is to speak for the democratic presidential ticket at the University Pittsburgh pa., this afternoon and at Delaware o., tonight. He will return to the state tomorrow. It was indicated by the official Kefauver will continue his out forecast. Friday is expected to state campaigning for the be fair and warmer. I presidential ticket tomorrow last night s Low was 34 de while Browning will make an Grees and by noon today a Rise j other Nashville telecast and Only 5 degrees was recorded Ati Clement Gore and Avery will at the Kingsport filter Plant. I tend a West state rally at Jack top Southern demos close ranks behind Stevenson in final drive Atlanta up Dixie s top democrats have closed ranks increasingly behind gov. Adlai Steve Sori in the closing Days the bitter 1952 presidential Campaign. Despite some conspicuous defections which could Cost Steven son some the solid toral votes an associated press Survey today showed More than 80 per cent this Section s governors u. S. Senators and con Gressmen record for Steven a majority these Active in some Way in behalf the party s Standar bearer. Dissenting democrats and unprecedentedly Active and hopeful republicans however Point to bolts by a few prominent figures and insist that much the sup port for the democratic nominee actually is for the record to preserve claim to the party regularity which almost always has been vital to political Advance ment in the South. These supporters Gen. Dwight d. Eisenhower the re publican nominee argue that Many top bracket democratic officials Are giving Only Token Aid to Stevenson Are actually sit Ting their hands although planning to vote democratic. This the Ike supporters Rea son will be accepted by Many normally democratic voters and lesser officeholders As meaning that a vote for Ike won t actually be viewed this time As a vote for the republicans. Goes. Allan Shivers Texas Robert Kennon Louisiana and James Byrnes South Carolina have thrown their Active sup port to Eisenhower raising Rosy republicans Hopes that part All the three states 42 elec toral votes will go to Ike. Sen Harry f. Byrd a Power Ful figure in Virginia has repudiated the party s nominee but did not say he would follow through by voting for Eisen Hower. Demo cratic chairman Stephen a. Mit Chell today called upon Gen. Dwight d. Eisenhower to insist that his running mate sen. Richard m. Nixon produce his income tax returns for Public inspection. In a statement Mitchell said it has now been 38 Days since sen. Nixon challenged gov. Ste Venson and sen. Sparkman to give accounting their in comes. They have done so but he has Nixon who went a nation wide television Hookup last month to Tell about a privately raised political expense fund has said since then that he regards his financial affairs As a closed subject. Candidates set killing Pace As time runs Short Ike claims secret document is used by his political foes by the associated press with time running Short All top candidates today shot the works with a killing Pace per Sonal appearances and radio television addresses arguing is sues ranging from peace to Prosperity Korea to communism. Gen. Dwight d. Eisenhower Republican presidential Candi Date and sen. Robert a. Taft Ohio a major supporter were keeping the korean War in the forefront. F gov Adlai Stevenson Eisen Hower s democratic opponent and president Truman Steven son s leading Hacker were talking Prosperity for the Little Man and predicting a democratic Vic tory six Days hence. Sen. Richard Nixon the gop vice presidential nominee campaigned in his Home state California denouncing the tru Man administration s foreign policy As sen. John j. Sparkman his democratic opposite number eluded the republicans tale racial Issue. From Dawn to dusk the Candi dates were the move Eisen Hower in the vote Rich new York area Stevenson in Pennsylvania Truman in Iowa and Illinois Nixon in California Sparkman in Montana and Taft in Arizona. And from dusk to almost mid night one the other will be the air Nixon Ai p. M., Cost Sparkman Eisenhower 9, Stevenson and Truman at Eisenhower charged in a radio to broadcast from new York last night that a top secret document Korea is being used against him by his political enemies. And he added How was this top secret document released would t you like to know Many americans the general did not identify the document except to say it was a top secret document the american defense depart monday Republican senator Wayne Morse Oregon who has bolted his party to support Ste Venson in a Minneapolis address read a government memorandum relating to the korean situation. See politics Page 8 make your plans now your vote is the important one make certain you use it six Days from today. Cast your ballot next tuesday nudity helped bring the fires in Indiana under control. The fires were All out in Kan Sas and Oregon though incendiary hazards remained and diminishing winds Cut Down the danger in Missouri and Louisi Ana. Rain and washed out All ithe fires in Western Washington land Oregon six Homes were destroyed in Texas. D. A. Anderson spokes Man for the Texas Forest serv ice said 51 which burned More than 4.05c acres Timber and Brush land were put out yesterday but 26 still raged. He said acres were burned since oct. 1, compared with a 71 year average acres. The largest fire in Louisiana a leaping Blaze which blackened acres in Bienville Parish. Was put out about still burned the Northwest Corner the state. At least a dozen fires were re ported under control in Pennsyl Vania As a Lent rain and Snow the first in 18 Days fell West Virginia officials said fires were the worst in seven years Ohio state patrolmen reported All Forest fires were under tool except Ore at Blackfork in the Southern part the state. A blazing acre Patch Timber is threatening suburban farms and the town Blackfork. Which has a population about 200. Mississippi state forester see 8 3 guard hostages freed by convicts in Illinois riots Maryland Grid stars offered Suo bribes Scarbath Cosgrove Navarro asked to hold dowry leu score College Park my. Up three University Maryland football players including its All America quarterback Candi Date Jack Scarbath have sworn that another student offered them bribes to hold Down the score in Maryland s game last saturday with Louisiana state University. The players who rejected the offers and reported them to authorities Are Tom Cosgrove Center 21, from Philadelphia who said he was offered Frank Navarro a guard from White Plains n. Y., who said he was offered Scarbath 21, from Baltimore and considered by Many to be the Best College quarterback in the nation who said he was offered they said the student who made the offers is from Wash j in ton. See bribes Page 8 second Kidnap spree suspect Atlanta up the Fri entered its nationwide Hunt for the last three maniac s marauders in the Atlanta area to Day following its easy capture Bandit suspect no. 2 in Jackson Ville Fla. An Alert Fri agent spotted 21 year old Charles Edward hop Kins yesterday afternoon and arrested him without incident de spite the Young desperado s loaded .22 Caliper revolver and big switchblade knife. Still at Large was the self styled three gun maniac him self 29-year-old James f. Hill Framingham. Mass., who led his gang in robbing and briefly old Alan Kolc bad Boujnah tables plan Taur Daji u hut 700, win a flt to nod Larr ton at Mutual. To feed com Tartac omm an. U to u 4ay him Fortar a a Ftp in mfg wow we tha an Tor a ban Aad half to Tham Flar tha Utsar m aia Waw what Boru . Dunt Loo 30 thursday i i Lake stages 1ml , a i

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