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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - September 1, 1953, Kingsport, TennesseeToday s skies 13 to . Maw Moon sept. 8 the planet Jupiter. Now about 4is Lulon from Earth appear to the at the Moon tonight. Jul tar will be the brightest Star in the evening sky coming fall and win Ter All Tolmei Eastern Standard Kingsport times vol. Xxxix no. Kingsport term., tuesday sept. 1, j953 12 pages five cents the partly Cloudy and hot to Day Low tonight about 68. Wednesday continued hot. Yesterday s High 99, last night s Low 61, 2 . Read ing 100. Soviet explodes another a bomb incest series u. S. Experts say russians developing diversified program Washington s. Experts said today Russia s latest atomic explosion indicates the soviet Union is beginning to develop a diversified family of the United states has been stockpiling atomic weapons of Many types and sizes for the past two years. But until now Russia has apparently been concentrating on production of a Jingle Early Model a bomb. The atomic Energy commis Sion announced monday night that a fission explosion took place in Russia aug. 23. This is the language the dec uses to denote an atomic blast As opposed to an a bomb fast which thermonuclear sex 2 More polio two More children diagnosed As polio victims were admitted to Holston Valley Community Hospital Here monday bringing to 10 the number now under treatment in the polio Ward. Hospital attendants listed Wilma Jean Rhoten 10, daughter of or. And mrs. Willie c. Rhoten Pennington a. Her condition was reported As to Day. Patricia Arnold four year old daughter of or. And mrs. Georg Arnold of Indian Springs a admitted to the Hospital late last night., her condition was listed As attendants listed the remain ing eight cases i the Ward As in satisfactory condition. Two new cases were reported in Smyth county a. One o the cases was a 17-year-old Gir from Meadowview and the othe a 10-year-old boy from Damas Cus. Meanwhile the associated Mercury hits 100 Here no Relief is seen Clement asks drouth emergency Aid for eight Tenn. Counties heat which set an All time August High of 99 degrees Here monday blazed into september with an even higher Mark of 100 today. The Kingsport filter Plant observer reported the Mer Cury reached th4 99 Mark at . And by 2 . Had edged up to 100, highest of the year and Only two degrees Short of the record -102 Mark of july 1952 the forecast held Little or no Promise of Relief. An extended area prediction Calls for More hot weather through Friday followed by somewhat cooler Over the week end. Showers about Friday or possibly on Kingsport Lith District Bear two thirds of increase in county s new assessment i main 13th District. Sl.312.895, gain Kingsport and the Lith civil District Bear about two thirds at the increase in Sullivan county s new property assess ment which was revealed Mon Day by assessor Cleve Hicks in Blountville. Total increase in the Lith District was almost 67 per cent of the county s increase Over 1951 s assessment total. Kingsport came out with the highest increase the tax assessor placed a value on property inside Kingsport. The remainder of the Lith District was assessed at 630, an increase of Over the 1951 assessment. After the Lith District came the 17th Bristol with an in crease of Over the last assessment. A breakdown of the 17th District shows property inside Bristol valued at an increase of and prop erty outside Bristol valued at a Rise of All of the 22 civil districts showed a gain to value Over the 1951 assessment. The smallest Inease was 485 in the 19th District. The 19th also shows the smallest to Tal assessment with total prop erty valued at personal property assessments in the county totalled a total of acres and lots were included in the assessment. Assessments first District a gain of 2nd District 825 gain 3rd District gain 4th District gain fifth District gain 6th District gain 7th District gain 8th District gain 9th District gain tenth District gain Lith District 13th District gain fourteenth District gain 15th District gain 16th District gain 266 17th District gain 18th District gain. Nineteenth District gain 20th District gain 21st District gain 22nd District gain is called a the dec had announced ear Lier this month that Russia set off a Hydrogen explosion aug. 12. The second test coming Only 11 Days later led the dec to con clude the russians Are conduct ing a series of nuclear experiments. The Brief official announce ment said the latest soviet explosion was in the same Range of Energy release As our recent Nevada those tests con ducted last Spring involved 11 different atomic shots which were reliably reported to Range in Energy release from the equiv Alent of to tons of int. Thus the dec made Clear that there was nothing spectacular about the size of the latest so Viet explosion. It also said that if Russia sets off any More explosions in the current the United states will not announce them unless intelligence indicates in formation of greater see red a bombs Page 3 slavs protest italia troops Frontier incidents bring Tito warning press reported two incidences where polio struck in family epidemics. In Wichita kan., four children in the Robert stall family and their Mother were hospitalized Here with polio. See Folio Page 3 body of infant is found Here in garbage can police seek Mother doctor says child had been born alive the body of a prematurely born baby was found wrapped in newspapers inside a garbage an three blocks from downtown Kingsport tuesday morning. The shocking find was made in an elderly couple As they prowled through garbage cans i an Alley behind an apartment Louse on Charlemont Street. An examining physician at Holston Valley Community hos vital said the seven months White baby girl had been born alive from four to six hours be fore it was discovered at 8 . Police were searching late tuesday morning for clues which might Lead to the identity of the perhaps one third Inch. Meanwhile gov. Frank Clem ent today appealed to president Eisenhower for emergency Aid to help drouth stricken Farmers in eight Northwestern Tennes see counties. In a Telegram to the president Clement said dry weather in the area has made drouth conditions the governor said a Survey in other sections of the state May reveal similar conditions. The president has authority under Federal Law to apply funds for Relief of Farmers i areas which have been Hurt seriously by drouth. The eight drouth stricken areas were listed As Benton car Roll Dyer Gibson Henry Lake Obion and Weakley counties. State officials said if the president so designates the Farmers in the area will be Eligi ble to Purchase Grain and supplementary feed at reduced prices. Many crops Are suffering and the situation is fast becoming me lax assessor Piceu a county Squires refuse to pass on new budget see heat Page 3 Alabama posse Hunts at Lacker housewife burned beaten by assailant London Tito s government today formally accused Italy of Frontier provocations and warned that Yugo Slavia will discard All responsibility for what might happen if the incidents continue. A stiffly Mordeci note delivered in Rome today protested energetically against what it called the armed demonstrations o the italian units along the yugoslav italian the note As summarized in a Belgrade radio broadcast also1 expressed expectation that the italian government will renounce such methods so that these acts might not become a precedent in the further relations Between the two the Border incident was magnified in importance by the lat est flare up in the 7-year-old feud Between Italy and Yugoslavia Over Trieste. Italy has categorically de Nied the yugoslav charge and a foreign ministry spokesman in Rome said the accusation was absurd and the note warned that if the Border incidents continue the yugoslav government will of necessity be placed in a position to i discard All responsibility from itself for possible consequences and should the need arise place the question of relations Between the two countries before a competent International this appeared to be a threat to put the Issue of Trieste before the United nations. Labor peace seems generally restored by United press the Indiana Telephone strike dragged into its 42nd Day today Mother. Investigating the gruesome discovery Are City detective j. M. Broyles police chief g. W. Fletcher and Constable j. E. Up Church. Discovery of the baby was re ported to police at . By a resident who hurried to the see infant Page 3 general Wainwright suffers 2nd stroke san Antonio Jon Athan m. Wainwright 70, hero of Corregidor has suffered a second stroke and is in critical condition Brooke army Hospi Tal announced today. The announcement by the full Hospital staff said grave con Cern was Felt for the recovery of the heroic who commanded the u. S. Army in its last stand before the Philippines fell to the japanese in world War ii. Magistrates rebuke Pendleton for Selling Stone to Kingsport americans say reds oldmen wire cages claim at least 60 die hard patriots held As hostages Panmunjom Korea americans returning to Freedom Oday accused the communists of holding at least 60 men in per ton but asserted he was per barbed wire cages As hostages j fitted by state Law to sell Stone Blountville Way commissioner Otis Pendle ton was rebuked by members of the county court in special ses Sion Here monday for Selling crushed Stone to the City of Kingsport without advertising for competitive bids. Judge pro Tern f. W. Isley pronounced the charge against Pendleton based on complaints from county Pendleton admitted Selling sell Stone to individuals and had not been doing so. Isley read a Resolution adopted by the county court july 2, 1951, which forbade county officials from disposing of county property without the Sale being authorized by the county court. The Resolution further instructs the county attorney to Start injunction proceedings in Case further attempt is made to sell or give away county property Stone to Kingsport at 85 cents without proper authority Opp Ala. Up a Poss combed South Alabama country Side today for an unidentified Man who set a Young House wife s dress afire with a Cigar lighter after she fought off h attempt to rape her at her Horn sheriff m. C. Meredith of in ton county said his deputies joined by local police and 30 40 volunteers trailed the Man for about a mile with dogs Early today but found no further Trace of him. The woman about 25 years old and recently married was treated Lor bruises about the neck and for minor Burns. She said the Man Wayl Ayed her when she returned Home at dusk. Her husband was away. She fought him the sheriff said. He threatened to set her dress afire if she did not submit and As she got away he carried out his threat. There were Large holes burned i her Meredith said she was about to turn on a Light when the Man warned her Don t touch that after the struggle or 14 red troublemakers in al to cities lied hands. The liberated prisoners de scribed the men detained at nearby Kaeson As die hard american patriots who exhibited the greatest resistance to the nerve rending communist indoctrination Campaign. According to the returnees the men will not be. Freed until the United nations hands Over the 14 communist ringleaders of the Kobe Island riots of 1952. Piping radio voice of red China listed the men the communists want returned. The list included a fanatic rabble rouser named Pak Sang Hyon who Gen. Mark w. Clark said had been ordered to sur Render to the in in order to or he said he was not allowed to Pendleton told the magistrate he would Stop the Sale of Stone to Kingsport if you want me he said the Stone was surplus and that he was merely trying of be a help to the the proposed Sale of two sur plus generators belonging to the school system came up in connection with the rap at Pendle ton. A committee was named to study a uniform procedure of disposal of surplus county prop erty and report to the next term of court. Meanwhile the court gave the purchasing agent authority to dispose of the two generators by competitive bids or by auction. Special county court session slated sept. 10 magistrates want to study million budget before voting the bulletin said Wainwright he said she ran to a neighbor s had been in a Semi comatose House where a High school boy for the past few hours and was critically ill to Wainwright was 70 years old on aug. 23. He was first hospitalized on july 6 and on aug. 13 he suffered a stroke but had improvement. Put out the flames. The woman could give no description of her assailant but judged him to be a White Man Meredith said. She told the Sher Iff he thrust a rope about her neck and choked her As the struggle began. Ranize prison Camp resistance. 137, of Quantico va., told a press the United nations assured conference yesterday he zoomed the communists monday at a meeting of the joint military armistice commission that it will return All prisoners Hiop ration big including convicted criminals. Some 100 americans 25 britons 20 turks five australians and 250 South koreans went through Freedom Gate today in the 28th Day of big the reds announced they would release 100 americans and 200 South koreans wednesday 100 prisoners below their prom ised daily quota of 400. There was no explanation for the lower number. Among those repatriated in tuesday s proceedings was it. Col. James p. Came commander of the first battalion of the Gloucestershire regiment who risked his life while in Captivity by refusing to divulge British military secrets. Pfc. Walter Dixon whose wife remarried after he was reported killed in action i 1951, also was released. Dixon is the second Enoch Arden of the korean War to be repatriated. Bradley will Taketa Case to state Board Alvin Bradley former Deputy tax assessor said monday his Effort to get a new hearing before the county tax equalization Board on an assessment com plaint had been ignored and he would Appeal to the state Board for a hearing. Last week Bradley told the it. Col. Marion Eugene Carl times news he had petitioned be Waltrude record is set Douglas skyrocket reaches feet los Angeles Marine corps Ace has coasted to a new unofficial Altitude record of 235 feet in the Douglas sky rocket d558-2. Up to the new High aug. 21, climbing the final Miles on momentum after exhausting the pounds of fuel in a Little less than three minutes. Pointed up at a 30 to 40-degree Angle the rocket plane shot up at probably Miles an hour at its fastest rate. The new Mark exceeds by nearly a mile the record set in the same aircraft aug. 15, 1951, by Douglas test Pilot Bill Bridgeman. Man also established he county equalization Board or a new hearing after he had been turned Down at a regular Ward hearing on a complaint hat his Home in Kingsport was assessed higher than other Lomes of equal value i the neighbourhood. He said he would Appeal to the state equalization Board tues Day the deadline for such appeals. Colonel made 4 red broadcasts to buy food but captors lied Freedom Village Korea West Point lieutenant colonel said today he made four but labor peace elsewhere was propaganda broadcasts for the generally restored As negotiators chinese to save fellow Ameri can War prisoners from starving. It. Col. Paul von s. Liles 37, Columbus ga., said at least 60 americans had died of starvation when he decided to go to the North korean capital of Pyongyang and make Bis first broadcast. I saw nothing ahead but Liles said. If we wanted to live we had to buy our food. The Price was sub mitting to the communist propaganda Campaign. I was trying to get conditions he said. They told me they would let me ask the United nations to make foot drops by plane. The men were headed off a Goodrich rubber walkout and other strikers went Back to work. Government mediators summoned Railroad officials and leaders of the Independent conductors Union to a Washington conference in an attempt to pre vent a strike scheduled for sept. 10. The conductors have demanded a graduated pay scale like that Given to engineers and fire Raen. Other rail unions were ready ing demands for presentation to the railroads oct. 1 when the present moratorium on work contracts runs out opening the Way for renegotiation. Letting weaker. We had already lost about 60 men. They said they would let me ask for food drops. But when i of there i found they had lied to Liles said a fellow classmate from West Point a major was tilled by disease and starvation after he told the chinese that speeches made by then foreign minister Chou in Lai were not Worth the paper they were printed on. He said the chinese used food to Force South korean prisoners to join the North korean army. We saw them giving the Roks military Liles said. The Roks were dying several Hundred every few Days. We saw them being buried. Most of the prisoners joined the army rather than Eiles said he 15-min Ute speech i which he gave the location of his prison Camp to tip off the air Force not to mob it. Liles said 20 americans went to Pyongyang to make Broad casts. Most of us had symptoms of Liles said. We told the koreans we would not broadcast unless we got a North korean doctor exam hied them and said they were suffering from extreme malnutrition. I was amazed at his Frank Liles said. He said we needed milk fresh eggs and fish immediately or we would die. The koreans immediately went out to find us some meat. They came Back and said All they had was dog meat. All ate it. It was Deli Bridge a world Speed record of Miles an hour in the d558-2. Col. Carl credited with 18 Jap anese planes during world War ii plans to try tomorrow to exceed Bridgeman s Speed Mark. He has made two tries in the past few Days and failed. The colonel described his flight the skyrocket was dropped from the belly of a b-29 super fortress at an Altitude of Abou feet. I had a Little trouble lighting the first two of the fou rockets and dropped to 28.00c feet before i started climbing. The sky was a Little Darke near the top of the climb. There was a greater contrast Between sunlight and Shadow. I was perfectly comfortable in the pressurized Cabin and i m pressure suit. The outside Tern Pera tire was minus 70 at feet and minus 57 and 58 at 000." Council predicts 440 will die on holidays Chicago National safety Council has predicted that 440 persons will die i traffic accidents Over the nation the state Board will hold its East Tennessee hearing at Knox Ville september 11. A free scenes eight year old boy stuffs smaller brother of pre school age into mail Box in order to snap picture at Odd Angle. It lady Motorist stopping Long line of bite afternoon traffic in order to Converse with Friend disregards Horn tooting from cars in line. Youngsters who Are old enough to know better endanger their lives by Riding sled with rubber wheels attached Down Hill disregarding traffic. 12unfirings Are set aside tribunal reverses loyalty dismissals United nations n. Y. Up dismissal of 1c of 21 Amer ican employees of the United nations fired after a loyalty investigation by a u. S. Senate sub committee was set aside today. The action Cost the world organization an estimated four employees were ordered reinstated with full Back pay and heavy indemnities were directed to be paid to seven other dismissed secretariat members in decisions handed Down at Geneva Switzerland by the administrative in s highest court of appeals in staff matters. The indemnities ranged from Blountville Sullivan county began a new fiscal year without an operating budget to Day after magistrates refused to pass on a proposed spending plan they had not seen before monday s county court session. The Squires adjourned until . September 10 when an special session is scheduled to Complete action on the budget and proposed tax rate. A Legal Point raised by the county Highway department also figured in the delay. None of the magistrates was Given a copy of the proposed budget before the court was called to order at 1 . Monday. The budget proposed by the budget committee represents an increase of Over last to and. Totalled with Legal costs How Ever the tribunal ordered pen year s record budget. The proposed tax rate represents a reduction of from year s lofty rate. The proposed rate is based on a record property assessment of increase of or almost 69 per cent Over the 1951 county valuation of this assessment released by tax assessor Cleve Hicks immediately prior to the county court meeting also includes a Railroad and Public utilities assessment of a total of one of the Sto Miest sessions in recent years subsided at . After two earlier attempts to adjourn had been Defeated. The first objection to doing Sion payments to one employee business the ses normally scheduled for Early tir ement raising the estimated Cost to the dismissal of nine employees by former Secretary general Trygve lie was upheld by the tribunal and the remaining Case was sent Back to the joint appeals Board a lower in Appel late body. The administrative tribunal comprising representatives from Britain France Sweden and Egypt did not Rule directly on the Basic Issue of whether the Secretary general can fire a secretariat member who pleads Protection of the fifth amendment i of alleged sub version. Legionnaires blast air conditioned in during the three Day labor Day Holiday. Its death forecast yesterday covered the 78-hour period from 6 . Local time Friday to Midnight monday labor Day. It suggested a three Point program for cutting the Holiday death toll St. Louis american legion thrust aside National convention conflicts and routine today to Parade for hours through Downto Wii streets. For Many legionnaires it was the highlight of the four Day annual Chance to display colourful uniforms re plete with even More colourful decorations. It was the Day for everybody to have a Good time. Put aside for the Day were the expected floor fights Over the air Force budget cuts and this nation s participation in the 1 Cut usual cruising Speed United nations. Those issues to Miles an hour. I probably will come up tomorrow. 2. Double Check before passing or changing 3. Don t compete in let the other Guy go first. Several resolutions have been introduced attacking the United nations i varying degrees. Pne calling for outright u. S. Withdrawal from the International body came before the Ohio delegation but was voted Down by. That membership. A former National commander of the legion Donald r. Wilson of Clarksburg w. Va., put into words the feeling of some Dele Gates yesterday. Make sure that it the United nations does t eventually give away your children your rights your citizenship and your he said in a speech. He did t advocate american withdrawal from the in but said the legion should make sure the american people learn that you cannot fight a War by air conditioned committees made up of people who either Are not american or Are anti Sion was a minute old when Squire Kelly Esten 12th District walked at acting upon a pro posed budget he had not seen prior to the meeting. Later i the afternoon after Estep s motion to adjourn had been Defeated by a 25 to 13 vote. A Legal hitch arose to further snarl the procedure. Highway commissioner Otis Pendleton challenged the Legal Ity of a reduction of his 1953 tax rate Jevy of .25 cents to .08 cent in the proposed tax rate. Pendleton asserted that state a requires a minimum Levy of 15 cents for the Highway depart ment. A Legal ruling on the question was ordered by judge pro Terr f. W. Isley As the meeting adjourned. He said the Matte would be taken up again at the september 10 meeting. No attempt was made to bring the budget and tax rate issues to a vote after the Legal question was raised by Pendleton. Levies for All the various fund. See budget Page 3 so lunar tables the a Enedia Flinoi i food territory or Hunting in food co tin of Tymn u you w1u to 1nd if Best port that a Naa la Otter the Porto it shown in bold tar Type thew begin at the Iran How and last or an hour and a Ball or to noun tier Taler minor periods in regular trap an of oar 2 wednesday j thursday 4 Friday 9 saturday it Sun Ria mkt main Mhor map 13-30 3 10 3-05 3 55 4-45 15 3-35 i 4-55 i. Lake stages Watauga Lake level tuesday. 5s.7 feet Low Cherokee 37.1 feet Low 8. Voliton 63.3 feet Low Boone 1.3 Low

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