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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - September 3, 1952, Kingsport, TennesseeToday s skies a warts Tuu Moon . . . Star Capella rim planets Venus Low in veil . , anti . Of in Louth Eit . Jupiter. Rielei . Mercury lie . All to run Xai Tern Standard Kingsport times vol. Xxxviii no. 177 Kingsport Tenn., wednesday sept. 3, 1952 14 pages five cents the weaker fair and Cool tonight. Thursday fair and Wanner. Yesterday s High 84 last night s Low 49 noon read ing 65. Rain .05 Inch. Ike welcomed presidential nominee Dwight Eisenhower is greeted by Elbert Tuttle Georgia gop state chairman on arrival at Atlanta at the Start of a whirl wind Southern tour. Gov. Herman Talmadge is in Center. A wire photo Ike draws huge crowds in tour of solid South Adlai to leave defense to hot Dixie cheers for Ike have demos uneasy by the associated press Gen. Dwight d. Eisenhower drawing huge crowds at every Stop today continued a spectacular through Dixie that bad Dono rats wondering How solid the South would be in no vember. The Republican presidential nominee we a turn out of persons in Atlanta ga., Jacksonville and Miami fla., they responded to his Tongue lashing of the democratic administration with cheers and rebel yells. Eisenhower bore Down hard on the mess in demanded a Complete change in party just a face or blamed what at called the Fumble and fall administration for inflation. Gov. Herman Talmadge of Georgia and Atlanta s mayor w. B. Hartsfield both democrats met him at Atlanta s Airport and Rode with him into the City when a police estimated crowd of cheered the gop Visi Tor. General obviously True Hal he Southern re option a be tint Day s a by Sadr Metag in Miami my crowd Ever to candidate speak in that City. Today he peaks in Tampa fla., Ala., and Little Rock. Ark., completing his mile invasion of the South As he Heads North again. Gov. Adlai e. Stevenson the democratic presidential nominee conferred with agricultural leaders at his Springfield 111., Headquarters and worked on the farm policy speech he is expected to make saturday in Kasson Minn. Prom Gascon he swings West on his opening major Campaign through Wyoming and Montana then on to the Pacific coast. Stevenson made no comment on charges by Republican sen. Everett m. Dirksen of Illinois see polities Page 10 City students in opening classes superintendent of Kingsport City schools Ross n. Robinson said wednesday morning that a total of students attended the opening classes tuesday. The school official said the total was an increase Over the number of students who attended City schools last year. No comparison of last year s open ing Day figures were available. Superintendent Robinson said the total would probably in crease by at least 100 students during the first week. He explained there Are some who have not registered. A list of the shool and the number of students who attended tuesday Are As follows Jun Lon High 610 Jackson 610 Douglass 221 High school 997 Washington and Robert. E. Lee 651, and Lincoln 1007. The official said the total registered in various schools would probably change due to Familio moving from one District to another within City. Alabama cops Hope twin is not Rightman Birmingham Ala. Up police who made three arrests and three times freed Quarry As the wrong Man decided today his resemblance to the escaped convict they sought was at least they hoped it was the wrong Man they had freed three times in the same Day. The officers had the word of Douglas Fairbanks Cochran that each of the three times he was the Man they freed and not the fugitive murderer David Taylor. At three different spots in Birmingham when police thought they had a fugitive in their clutches who should turn up but a Man who looked like Taylor but claimed he was Cochran each time their suspect con Vinced detectives he was just an innocent 25-year-old parking lot attendant and not the convict see escape Page 10 Korea armistre talks to resume envoys deadlocked months Over pos Mun san Korea in the deadlocked korean truce talks resume tomorrow ending the fifth straight week Long recess. The u. N. And communist armistice delegations have met Only once a week since july 26. A sixth recess May be called to Morrow when the negotiators gather at Panmunjom. A major shift in the red stand on the War prisoner Exchange seems needed before truce teams can make any Prog Ress. For months both sides have refused to Budge from their widely divergent stands on that stumbling Block. North korean Gen. Nam ii spokesman for the red delegation demands return of communist prisoners including All chinese captives in Al lied stockade. Chuling airmen killed by reds Navy warns pilots typhoon slows War Dis Patch from the u. S. Carrier Boxer disclosed today that communist ground troops in Korea have shot and killed american airmen parachuting from their disabled planes. The dispatch said the Navy has warned. Its pilots they May become targets for enemy Small fire if they Ball out Oyer enemy territory. It advised them to ditch their planes if possible at sea where they May be picked up More easily by helicopters. The disclosure came As a typhoon nicknamed Mary curbed both ground and air activity in the korean War. The typhoon lashed 8th army rear areas with winds up to 60 Miles an hour and headed northward toward communist North Korea. But 50 f-80 shooting Star jets roared into Northwest Korea and caught the communists trying feverish to repair a Airfield at sin Anju. They cratered the Field with 70 direct hits. Carrier planes from the Boxer Princeton and Essex flew More than 250 sorties Over Northeast Korea heavily damaging Supply buildings Railroad Bridges and other targets. On the ground red troops loosed 13 scattered probing at set War Page 10 fire hits freighter in Norfolk 2 killed Norfolk a. Up fire swept through the Crew s quarters aboard the norwegian freighter Hopeville at a pier Here Early today and two seamen were killed and three injured. One of the seamen died a hero s death. Magne Godvik of Bergen nor Way saw smoke pouring through a Hatchway and ran through the smoke and flames to Rouse his sleeping shipmates below. After rousing the sleeping seamen he stayed until most had made their Way to safety then collapsed. Miss America contest judging starts today Atlantic City n. A fifty two miss America beauties take Over Center stage tonight after playing Wallflower roles to bosom blonde screen Star Marilyn Monroe yesterday. The pretty pretenders to the coveted Crown compete for All important Points in preliminary Beauty and Talent contests in convention Hall. A third will appear in evening gowns a third in bathing suits and the rest will the judges they can do More than look Lovely by singing acting or danc ing. There will be More of the same tomorrow night and Friday night until each girl has had Chance to appear in All three contests. The finals will be held Satur Day night. The girls were introduced to a cheering crowd of in a colourful Parade along the Board walk yesterday but miss Mon Roe s face and Fortune filled most of the camera lenses. The shapely blonde languished atop an open convertible car As Parade grand marshal in a scan to form fitting Black affair that featured a plunging a Cut to the Waist. Earlier in the Day miss Mon Roe posed for a picture aimed at attracting recruits to the women s armed services in a Low necked polka Dot dress. A few hours later after army officials got a look at the photograph newspapers and wire services were asked to withhold it from publication. Lewis resumes contract talks with operators ump chief May list new pay or Benefit demands for miners Washington John l. Lewis May give some indication today of what new work or pay benefits he wants for his hard Coal miners. Representatives of Lewis United mine workers and of the Anthracite Industry resume talks this afternoon on a new con tract to replace one expiring sept. 30. Unless a new agreement is reached by the end of this month Lewis May Call a strike of his hard Coal diggers As Well As soft Coal miners. The ump chief notified the Industry More than a month ago that he would end the existing contracts within 30 Days. He also moved to Clear the Way legally for a strike by notifying the Federal mediation and conciliation service that the con tracts May expire. This was to comply with provisions of the Taft Hartley act. Thus far the Union chief has Given no Indi cation publicly As to what he wants in the new Anthracite and bituminous agreements. There have been reports that he plans to ask the operators for a Shorter work week in order to spread work in the Coal Fields More evenly among the miners. Lack of jobs recently has Cut the average Miner s work to less than four Days. There also have been reports that he plans to ask a boost in the Royalty of 30 cents per ton on Coal that his Union collects for the health and welfare fund. The Anthracite and bituminous workers have separate funds. The talks were resumed today just 24 hours after most of the nation s Coal Minena returned to work from a 10-Day mourning period for victims of mine trag Edies. However the memorial holi Day was extended in Watern Pennsylvania Eastern Kentucky and Tennessee when thousands of miners refused to resume work. About other miners were Idle in Utah because of a contract dispute. Hawkins school Issue cleared Spargo reinstated in Rogersville is Rogersville spa Don Spargo principal of Rogersville High school Wai re instated in office tuesday following a ing with the Rogersville school Board school and Stu dents. School superintendent j. O. Harville said a misunderstand ing had been cleared up and school in Rogersville is under Way with Spargo at the head again. The High school principal resigned monday morning after the school Board met and made an appointment to the fourth District Board member s seat vacated about two weeks ago by Mack Lawson chairman of Board who resigned. Spargo said he Felt it was right to go Back after patrons Stu dents and members of the school Board asked for his return. He said he had no personal feelings against anyone in or out of the school. He and the school superintendent both said they wanted a peaceable settlement of a mis understanding to make for a better school. Spargo has been principal two years and Heads the most modern school in Haw Kins county. The school principal was rallied by a group of students who met with him tuesday afternoon. Spargo said there had been a demonstration by the St tents tuesday. Other Rogers Ville City and school officials said a student demonstration had occurred monday in connection with ills resignation. I am the principal and things Are going along just the returned school official said. Cordell Hull improves but. Condition serious Washington naval medical Center reported today that Cordell Hull is showing improvement taut that his condition continues to be serious. The 80-year-old former Secre tary of state was taken to the naval Hospital at Bethesda md., last Friday for treatment of a coronary thrombosis. V mighty Hurricane roars toward Southeast coast Miami up a Hurricane with winds up to 140 Miles an hour thundered across shipping lanes in the Atlantic today Only 800 Miles East of Miami. The weather Bureau in an 11 . Advisory said the storm is moving on a northwesterly course toward the Mainland at 12 to 14 Miles per hour. It is attended by winds of 115 Miles an hour near the Cen Ter and gusts of an estimated 140 Miles per forecasters said. Shipping in the path of Bay rum control Law passes first Board Reading aldermen Okay Street changes hear petition to Annex Small area by Bill Barnett an ordinance to control Bay rum sales in Kingsport was passed on first Reading tuesday night by the Board of mayor and aldermen. The ordinance requires Addi Tion of one fourth Grain of tar Ter emetic to each fluid ounce of the alcohol preparation. This measure modelled after Virginia state jaw would make it tin drinkable. The Board directed City attorney h. Marvin Parsons to pre pare ordinances to abandon an undeveloped Block of Yadkin Street and change the name of a Section of Myrtle Street. Both the proposed changes on City maps Are in the Vicinity of Long Island drive. The Block of Yadkin to be abandoned would have run from Cherry Street to Long Island drive the Section of Myrtle Street to be renamed from Long Island drive to Pineola Avenue. It would be called Garden drive. The Myrtle Street renaming also will involve changing House numbers on existing Garden drive East of Pineola the Board Learned. Otherwise there would be two 1400 blocks of Garden drive ont on each Side of Pineola. Myrtle and Garden drive form one continuous Street advocates of the change have pointed out while the Myrtle Street that connects with Garden drive is not a natural continuation of see Board Page 10 King sports first Poko Case reported first Case of polio in 1952 was Dlag noted tuesday by Johnson City physicians. Charles 14, son of mrs. Marjorie Smith 1628 Carolina was admitted tuesday to Johnson City memorial hos Pital for polio treatment after the disease was diagnosed physicians at Jones clinic. By or. J. W. Erwin director of Sullivan county health depart ment wednesday said the Case was the first originating in Kingsport this year. Or. Erwin said it is the sixth Case for the county during the year. The Smith youth who was to have begun his first year at Dobyns Bennett High school tuesday became ill August 25, relatives reported. He suffered a sore Throat which failed to respond to treat ment and was taken to the Johnson City clinic for examination. The Hurricane should exercise winds of Hurricane Force extended 75 Miles out from the Eye in the Northern Semi Circle. Its location was pin pointed at latitude 24.2 North Longitude 67.5 West. Continued movement toward the Northwest is expected for the next 12 hours with possible the advisory said. The storm was lumbering out of Waters that had spawned two hurricanes in one week with a Forward Speed of about 12 Miles per hour the advisory said. Little change in course or Speed of movement is expected in the next 12 the Early advisory said but there should be a further increase in Speed of maximum winds. Shipping in the storm s path should exercise the weather Bureau said this estimate was based on reports from widely scattered places As there had been no new flights of Hurricane Hunter planes into the vortex. Winds of Hurricane Force were recorded 75 Miles from the cent Ter in the Northern Semi Circle of the vast Stormy area. Earlier observations had found the Hurricane was kicking up top wind gusts of 135 per hour in explosive squalls. Hurricane second of the year already packed so most twice the ferocity of the first and thus far was following see storm Page 10 Campaign Adlai Stevenson democratic Nomi Nee for president bares a worn sole to his labor Day rally audience at Flint Mich. Michigan s gov. Mennen Williams looks worn from the whirlwind politics and labor tour that took in five Michigan cities in 12 hours. A photo Hamilton jury blasts gambling Roundup started after 232 indictments made Chattanooga up the Hamilton county grand jury climaxed a sweeping probe of gambling yesterday by return ing 232 original indictments for promoting sheriff Rex Richey acting on warrants issued under the indict ments immediately started a Roundup of tie defendants. Most if All of the 102 former holders of Federal ing tax in the county were included in the indict ments. Grand jury Foreman j. W. Van Cleave handed the Bulky stack of indictments to criminal court judge Raulston school Field As the panel made its final report. Judge Schoolfield told court deck Chester Frost Bond would do set at in each Case. Bondsmen did a land office Busi Ness at the county jail last night As deputies shuttled carloads of defendants to the sheriff s of fice. Presumably some of the defendants were named in More than one indictment with the charges based on certified copies or photostat of tax returns made by alleged numbers racketeers to the u. S. Department of internal Revenue. Federal authorities had re ported 102 Hamilton county residents bought the gambling see jury Page 10 wife is killed while she waifs for police Nashville Irene Bratcher 29, was shot to death by her husband who later killed himself Here late yesterday As she patiently waited for police to arrest him for mistreating her. Police who listed the Case As murder suicide said they did t answer her Call for help because she said she would t prosecute her husband. They said she had telephoned them several similar complaints in past. However mrs. James l. Smith a neighbor whose Telephone mrs. Bratcher used to Call officers said she heard mrs. Bratcher Tell police Over the Telephone that she would prosecute her husband. One police patrol car rushed to the scene when mrs. Lucille Parker mrs. Bratcher i Lister re ported the murder they said the husband Truman Bratcher 26, a City sanitation department worker threatened them with a .22 Caliper Rifle from the front doorway and then went into the House. Police radioed for reinforcements and officers later fired a riot gun into the House through a window. However they said Bratcher shot himself Between the eyes with the Rifle in the meantime. The Bratches twp children Patricia Ann 10, and Douglas 8, were at a neighbor s did not pay any attention to the shots. Police it. Sam Dews said offi cers did not answer mrs. Bratcher s Call because she said she would not prosecute. He said mrs. See slayings Page 10 or. Long gains apparent win in la. Primary Alexandria la. Up a brother of the late sen. Huey p. Kingfish Long recouped his clan s political Power today with an apparent Victory in a Runoff democratic primary election for Congress. Or. George s. Long on the basis of incomplete but also decisive returns became the fourth member of the family to gain a National legislative seat and regain strength the Long forces lost in an election for governor last february. Returns from 202 of the 346 precincts in Louisiana s eighth District gave the 68-year-old dentist votes to for mayor Carl b. Close candidate of the anti Long faction and a staunch foe in his own right. Long was leading in All but one Parish. He was ahead in some of close s strongest Terri tory. He claimed Victory in a late statement and predicted a final Lead of votes. The results were considered in some quarters As a Trail Blazer for a personal comeback try by see Long Page 10 Newspaperman leads in Nev. Senate race Reno Tom Mechling Young Washington d. C., news Paperman who Drew belly laughs from old time nevadans when he filed for the democratic senatorial nomination Early today moved ahead of Alan Bible 42, powerful sen. Pat Mccarran s Choice for the Job. Reports from 298 of the state s 344 precincts gave Mechling 512 votes to for Bible in yesterday s primary. Bible had led throughout last evening. But figures from the Southern part of the state voted Mechling who came to Nevada Only seven months Ngo. The voting however was not conclusive. The Winner meets incumbent Republican sen. George Malone who won renomination easily Over Lawrence Ebert win Nerhus Ca Oil Man. The tally was for Malone to for Ebert. The Republican race for Nomi nation to Congress was As close As the Bible Mechling contest. Clifton Young 30, a political Novice held a slim Lead Over Sam Arentz 42, Pioche mining executive and son of a Nevada con Gressman of the 1920s. The incomplete score was Young Arentz Owen Woodruff and Silas o. Tanner of Las vegas ran far behind. Tva contracts Forse Esteam plants listed John Sevier Plant in Hawkins included in million Job Knoxville Tenn. Tracts for equipment and materials totalling for seven steam plants were announced today by Tennessee Val Ley authority. The plants Are widows Creek and Colbert in Alabama Shaw Nee in Kentucky and Johnson Ville Kingston John Sevier and Gallatin in Tennessee. Westinghouse electric corp. Received seven contracts totalling these Are for two Turbo generators for the Gallatin Plant two for Shawnee four steam condensing units for Kingston Oil circuit breaker for Shawnee for Shawnee and Kingston and transformers for Shawnee. General electric company received three contracts for this includes two Turbo generators each for the Kings ton and John Sevier and transformers and reactors for Shawnee. Other contracts included for states equipment corp., Hampton ga., switches combustion engineering superheated inc., Chattanooga Tenn., steam generating units con verge Bridge and steel company Chattanooga structural steel see Tva Page u Byrd is against 3rd party move wants name taken off Maea Thui ballots Winchester a. Of Gard less of How he feels about the presidential election sen. Harry f. Byrd a a apparently has no intention of taking part in any third party move ment. There has t been any word so far on the presidential Choice of the senior Virginia senator a foe of the Truman administration and a Virginia Delegate to the democratic National convention. But yesterday Byrd did try to Spike a movement by the newly formed Constitution party to wage a Campaign for electoral votes for him As a vice presiden tial running mate to Gen. Doug Las Macarthur. A spokesman said Byrd had wired Bard a. Tion party convention chairman in have his name taken off the ballot there. The action came the spokesman said after Byrd was informed that a Mac Arthur Byrd ticket had been filed in Texas. At the same time the spokes Man indicated today that Byrd also will seek to Stop a move to have his name placed on the Virginia ballot As a running mate to Macarthur on a ticket sponsored by the America first party. So lunar tables Rne to Muu of of Dunaj of Coda printed below Tom taken ram Refai Akton Knulf bal 6oluhar Tabus pkg tout Daya that you will be fee blot it Rood territory or Dunt in m food cow during theae Elmea. If Yon to Flatt the that pack Day Baa u after Thi major Perodi an mom in old to Rype Bella at the time Ekanem Lait Tor an hour and a half two Kim thereafter regular Trio an to Newhal kor two duration us Cattern team Duj Miner Majer Miner a Nesdal Rhu Soj Friday saturday Tang Flo a in Lake stages Lake level to Eider. Fett Cero kit

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