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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - September 5, 1952, Kingsport, TennesseeToday s skies . Upon else . Last Quarter sept 10 prominent stars Vega High in the Eastern sky at Sunset. Fomalhaut rises . Altair. High in South . Arcturus sets . Slatus. Rises . All Tolmei enter Standard Kingsport times vol. Xxxviii no. 179 Kingsport Tenn., Friday sept. 5, .1952 12 pages five cents the a Saffier Clear and Cool tonight Tow near 45. Saturday fair and slightly warmer. Yesterday s High 78 last night s Low 45 noon read ing 68. Hurricane turns North danger to coast easts Oil Tanker outruns storm in shipping lanes of Atlantic Miami up an Atlantic Hurricane with 110-mile-an-hour winds roared northward today on the shipping lanes Between the Carolinas and Bermuda but apparently lost its three Day race with a full Speed ahead 011 the Miami weather Bureau said in an 11 . Advisory that the storm 300 Miles East South East of Cape Hatteras n. A. Had Cut its Speed to six or eight Miles an hour because of a High pres sure area to the North. The Tanker Esso Knoxville. Racing at a maximum Speed 14 knots since tuesday radioed the weather Bureau this morn ing that it is still being buffeted by 25-Miie-an-hour winds. But the weather Bureau said the 296-ton Tanker s location showed the skipper had gained 100 Miles on the storm overnight and was 300 Miles in the Lead. The Esso Knoxville steaming northward at a maximum 14 knot per hour Speed was Only 150 Miles to 200 Miles in the Lead Lor the first 48 hours of the race. The weather Bureau said the storm had not turned Northeast Ward As forecast last night. The advisory said a very slow northward movement at not More than six to eight Miles per hour is expected for the next 12 hours. Its estimated location a. 11 est was at latitude 33.5 North Longitude 71.0 West. A wide swerve from the North West to the North had spared the u. S. Mainland from immediate danger. Another ship narrowly escaped the grip of fringe winds late last night by scurrying toward Shore. The weather Bureau in its Early advisory estimated the Cen Ter of the year s second tropical contractor sues in Road dispute a Bill seeking to Force Sullivan county to fulfil a contract made by Highway commissioner Otis Pendleton was filed in chancery court last week. The Bill brought by a l. Kre Ger of the 16th District alleges that county judge Howard pos ton refuses to authorize payment of for Stone and labor furnished by the complainant in completing 2.6 Miles of county Road under the state Rural roads program. The Section of Road constructed under terms of the contract runs from the Washington county line to Torbett s store. Named As defendants in the Bill in addition to Sullivan county Are judge Poston Carl county purchasing agent storm about 500 Miles East of Wilmington n. The Atlantic Hurricane was estimated to be near a attitude 34.0 North Longitude 69.0 West or about 500 Miles East of Wil Mington n. C., at 5 . The advisory said. Is moving toward the North Northeast at 16 to 18 Miles a. I now. Highest winds Are Esti mated at 110 Miles an Hoar and Hurricane Force 70-Mph winds extend out from the Center 100 Miles to the North and 70 Miles to the South. The Hurricane is expected to change to a Northeast course within the next 12 hours and accelerate considerably in for Ward Mother and son killed in wreck trailer truck hits Cara Shelbyville Clyde Groseclose trustee and Pendleton. According to the Bill the county s failure to pay for the Stone has been due to Poston s uncertainty whether the contract was made in accordance with the private act which created the office of purchasing agent in Seoul Korea of some 20 in hurls Back eight desperate chinese attacks infantrymen hold Bunker Hill Allied jets Sullivan county. This act prescribes competitive bidding for county Pur chases. The complainant stated in the Bill that he acted in Good Faith without knowledge of procedure set up by the purchasing agent act and that he seeks equity for Swift . Sabre jets today shot Down three communist migs probably destroyed one and damaged three the u. S. Fifth air Force said. That raised the two Day toll to 16 migs destroyed one prob ably and six damaged. Allied losses if any. Will be in Assembly gets korean stalemate the labor and services rendered. Reported in a week end sum further claims by the com Jmary. Plain ant include receipt of see Road suit Page 8 Shelbyville up Mother and her son were killed and a second son was injured seriously on the Nashville High Way four Miles North of Here late yesterday when a trailer truck lost its front wheel and crashed head on into their car. Mrs. Mary Gentry Atwood 40, and her son Bill 16, Driver of the car were killed. Jimmy at Wood. 11, was in the rear seat of the car and was injured. The Mother and two boys were driving from their Home to Shel Byville to meet Atwood a car Penter. The Driver of the truck James e. Thomas negro Bennettville s. C., told Highway patrolmen the front Axle of the truck broke and the left front wheel came off. The truck out of control then crashed into the Atwoods car. Campaign grows hotter As Ike Adlai Headrest Philadelphia gives Ike roaring ovation in crusade speech by the associated press Dwight Eisenhower and Adlai Stevenson hit the Trail West to Day As the Tempo of the presidential Battle began to quicken. Stevenson took off for Denver where hell speak tonight on the Republican cry that it s time for a change. Up to now the democratic candidate has pretty largely ignored the opposition accusations. Eisenhower went to Chicago for policy conferences. The paths of the candidates will Cross tomorrow at one of those rare political occasions a gathering at which both stand Ard bearers speak from the same platform on the same Day. This will take place at the National blowing contest at Kasson Minn. Eisenhower fresh from a triumphant two Day air plane tour of the Southland got an enthusiastic reception last night from men and women who gathered in Philadelphia s convention Hall to hear him talk on foreign policy. They howled approval when he declared America can Lead the world to peace and that it is a cause for every peace Eisenhower said can be achieved Only by throwing the wasters the bungles and the incompetents out of office in Washington. Stevenson s Denver speech to night will be a departure from the pattern he has been follow ing. That pattern has been one of enunciating his own principles with Only occasional Sharp digs at the opposition. Up to now Stevenson had paid Little heed to his gop critics. But in a nine Day air tour of nine Western states the demo cratic nominee intends to carry see politics Page 8 the u. S. Fliers today engaged the russian built migs in seven dogfights Over North Korea. Other . Warplanes plastered a North korean mining Cen Ter and Supply dumps. . Infantrymen and artillery hurled Back eight chinese columns which staged desperate new assaults on blood soaked Bunker Hill in a flare up on the Long dormant Western front. U. S. Eighth army staff offi cers estimated 400 reds were killed or wounded in two hours of bitter pre Dawn fighting. The soared nearly two billion stormed through intense u. S. Civilian payroll Over billion Washington in Sam s civilian payroll for the past fiscal year that ended june 30 above the previous year to a total of More than 9vi billions sen. Defensive fire to within hand grenade Range before their col Byrd a a reported today. J urns were smashed. Byrd also said persons at sunup two Waves of fight were on the government s civil an payroll during july an in crease of Over june. Both the fiscal year costs and he july totals Are based upon certified reports made by the scores of Federal departments commissions and agencies to the congressional committee on reduction of nonessential expenditures. It is known As the Byrd com Mittee because he is the chair Man and founder. For the past fiscal year the committee said payrolls of government civilian workers to tales an increase of 24 per cent or Over the previous 12 months. The increase was due to 1 pay raises voted Federal workers by Congress during the 12 months and 2 the fact there Are More government workers. Civilians employed by the Mili tary establishment received an increase of 32 per cent of Over fiscal 1951. Workers in civilian agencies were paid As a gain of 16 per cent of Over the previous year. Most of the july increase in see payroll Page 8 or. Editor looks at the election Peter Edson Aba service and Kingsport times Washington correspondent unveils the re cult of a National poll of news paper editors on the trends and issues in the coming Campaign. Or. Edson s informative anal Ysis of this Cross Section .1 editorial opinion begins today on the editorial Page. Kingsport times Fowler named defense chief succeeds Steelman As u. S. Top Mobilizer Washington up presi Dent Truman today appointee defense production administrator Henry h. Fowler to be de sense Mobilizer. Fowler succeeds or. John a Steelman assistant to or. Tru Man who has been acting de sense Mobilizer since Charles e. Wilson resigned last Spring Dur ing the dispute Over the steel crisis. Fowler 44-year-old native of Roanoke va., will take Over As defense Mobilizer next monday. In a letter to Fowler express ing appreciation for his accept Ance of the Job or. Truman said that in the period ahead there must be no let Down in the National Effort to achieve defense production goals. The nation cannot be permitted to falter for a single Day month or season in the work of defense mobilization which is the key to peace and Security for America and the free or. Truman said. We can take Pride in the or. Treman said that through a wide use of the Priori ties and allocations Power the nation has come through the period of severest material and facilities shortages without impairment of the civilian econ omy despite the necessary diversion of the vast resources to the buildup Oil both our military production and our mobilization Long leads or. George Long Pineville la., dentist and brother of former gov. Earl Long and the late sen. Huey p. Long and Uncle of sen. Russell Long was Well in the Lead in the race for Congress from Louisiana s eighth congressional District. With 202 of the District s 346 precincts reporting Long led by More than votes Over mayor Carl close of Alexan Dria. Or bombers hurled 227 tons of explosives and fire bombs in 326 sorties against a concentration of Ore processing and mining buildings at sin Hung in North East Korea the fifth air Force said. Pilots reported they demolished 35 buildings and dam aged 33. Other fighter bombers blasted four Supply dumps near Sibson on the Haejun Peninsula on the West coast. In the same area 12 b-26 bombers pounded Stock piles at Anak. Gen. James a. Van Fleet eighth army commander told a news con f e r e n c e communist see War Page 3 Auto insurance hearing open Allen rules against barring newsmen Nashville Tenn. Insurance commissioner m. O. Allen called off an informal rate revision hearing yesterday be cause the representative of a National rate making organization demanded that reporters and Tennessee insurance men be barred. The proposals being consid ered called for a decrease in automobile fire theft windstorm and Glass insurance premiums and a hike in collision rates. Allen also gave notice that an other informal hearing scheduled for monday on proposals for big increases in automobile liability rates would also be open to the press and Public. J. M. J a p e n g a assistant Branch Secretary of the nation Al automobile underwriters association of Chicago refused to present his case1 yesterday in. The presence of reporters and other insurance men. He contended rate revision proposals Are not Public property until the commissioner acts on them and he reported his Home office upheld his stand. Allen replied any time a rate filing is made with me it then becomes a Public record and any hearing should be open for a discussion from any one who feels he would be affected by the change whether he be a policyholders or insurance company represent samples of Southern Are eight Southern Belles competing for the title of miss America in the annual Beauty contest in Atlantic City n. J. Left to right Neva Jane Langley who is miss Georgia Gwendolyn Harmon miss Alabama Barbara Frances Barker miss Louisiana Dora Lee Livingston miss Mississippi Mary Kemp Griffin miss South Carolina bar Bara Anne Harris miss North Carolina Marcia Crane. Miss Florida and Shirley Virginia har Rison miss Maryland. A wire photo in Texas family 1952 epidemic nears Peak cases san Antonio Tex. Six of his nine children in the polio isolation Ward of a san Antonio Hospital Farmer Paul Pehl said today he would not turn to the farm where they apparently contracted the disease. Yesterday Pehl walked wearily away from the Ward where he had just left his sixth child Tow headed Little 6-year-old Dorothy. Dayton Pehl 14, was admitted on aug. 26. Tuesday of this week four More of the Pehl Daniel 16 Paul jr., 11 George 10 and Elaine Frances admitted to the polio Ward. Pehl is a Small Sun burned Man from the Hill country about 75 Miles West of Austin. Pehl said he was t suspicious of the Clear Cool Waters of the Pedernales River where Chil Dren swam this summer or the family s Well where they got their drinking water. He said he just wanted the place examined and besides if i leave it alone just like it was when the children left there it might mean something to the re see polio Page 8 demo unimpressed Philadelphia phia City Council was in the midst of a meeting when Dwight d. Eisenhower entered the City yesterday to officially open his Campaign with a speech at convention Hall. Republican coun Cilman Louis Schwartz interrupted proceedings to ask coun cil president James Finnegan a Democrat if he could be excused to see the next president of the United Finnegan replied yes you May go to see the next Republican nominee to lose another presidential j952foofbai7 season arrives incite tonight Kingsport s football season officially gets underway tonight As the Dobyns Bennett team meets the Oliver Springs eleven at 8 . In i Fred the High schooners Are under a new coach this seasoned Schwarz. Coach Schwarz was assistant coach last season when Howie Bowers was leading the team. The Sullivan High school buccaneers will travel to Elizabeth ton for a game with the Betsy cyclones. Both teams have played one game this season and both have won Sullivan Over Church Hill and Elizabethton Over Unaka. Inquiry pushed in Wise killing Allen Gibson held in death of father Coeburn a. Harold Fleming said his depart ment is continuing an investigation into the shooting of Wade Gibson 61, for which a charge of murder has been placed against his son Allen Gibson 40, who surrendered thursday shortly before noon. Gibson is in the Wise county jail and no hearing will be set until the sheriff completes an investigation of the family argument and shooting at the elderly Gibson s Home late wednesday afternoon. Funeral services for Gibson will be held at 11 . Saturday at the Church of god Here with the Rev. George Baber of ban Ner in charge. Burial will be in the Mills cemetery at Coeburn. See Gibson Page 8 warning to soviet is Plain in big Navy Man Euver off Scandinavia Oslo Norway than 160 Allied warships including eight big aircraft carriers be Gin Maneu vers off Scandinavia next week warning Russia that the West is ready to defend the seas even up to the Arctic Circle. Officially known As opera Tion the 13-Day War games will be one of the largest displays of Allied naval might since world War u. The ostensible purpose of the vast eight nation exercise is to give the participating navies in Opportunity to co operate in a Nevers with their North Atlantic treaty partners. Military sources said however that the games could have two highly important psychological effects 1. Demonstrate to Norway i participating will be ships and Denmark and Little Iceland that j planes from the United states they can and will be defended that they Are an integral part of nato and not just an appendage to an organization entered in Europe s vital old Section. 2. Serve notice on soviet rus Sia that the Western allies Are fully prepared to resist attack anywhere even in Arctic Waters. Allied Headquarters for North Ern Europe located Here in Oslo announced today that the nato task Force will assemble off Scot land monday and tuesday. The actual Maneu vers will be Gin saturday sept. 13, under the command of Britain s . Sir Patrick print commander in chief of Allied forces in Northern Europe. They will end sept. 35. Britain Canada Norway Den Mark France the Netherlands and Belgium. The Fleet will Range from battleships like the ton Wisconsin and Britain s Vanguard Down to Small but vital minesweepers. Eight Large carriers from the United states Britain and can Ada will provide the task Force s Aerial punch. They include two american the Midway and the Franklin d. Roosevelt and two Small u. 8. Flattops the Wasp and the Wright. Britain is sending three carriers As Well As Many other types of ships. The soviet press has in recent Down a heavy Campaign against de scribing it As a deliberate Provo cation. The russians Are showing More than psychological interest in the naval operations. Danish naval authorities late last month told a number of East German and polish ships to get out of the port of of the centers of the Maneu vers. A danish admiralty official said the communist ers showed a marked and Curi Ous interest in the exercise area. Seven russian fishing trawlers anchored tuesday night off the danish Faeroe islands 400 Miles West of Norway. A danish admiralty spokesman commented see Maneu vers Pate 8 file demurrer in salary suit Poston says pay is permitted As a demurrer has been filed in chancery court against a Bill filed by two Kingsport residents charging county judge Howard Poston with illegally receiving a salary raise last year. The Bill was filed late last month against judge Poston trustee Clyde Groseclose and state attorney general Roy Beeler. Grounds for the demurrer filed by Poston s attorneys included the assertion that a an Nual salary raise provided by a private act dated March 16, 1951, was permitted under state Law for Poston s performance of duties As county financial agent. The demurrer further stated that the legislature has an unrestricted right to fix the county judge s salary for performance of duties other than judicial and that the private act did not violate article 6, Section 7 of the see Poston Page 8 medical journal hits horror claim programs can harm Chi id s health Chicago journal of the american medical association took a swipe today at some of television s crime and horror programs saying they could endanger the health of the nation s children. Unfortunately astonishing Little research has been done on the medical and psychological Impact of television on Chil the journal said in an editorial. The journal said that for its own interest the television Industry should acknowledge the Adverse medical and psychological implications found in Many such programs. It should Foster research on the Impact of television on mind and body and should make a sustained Effort to avoid programming shows potentially dangerous to the health of the nation s the editorial said adding indeed the television Indus try would be Well advised to accomplish this voluntarily and As rapidly As possible in order to neutralize the growing Hue and cry for government regulation and its attendant evils of Cen the journal cited two studies in its conclusions 1. A Survey made by to Maga Zine of television programs on los Angeles stations the week of May 24-30. 2. A Survey made by or. M. I. Preston in 1941 on the effects of movie horror and radio crime shows on children. Negotiators in the stalemate u.s., British reverse policy on peace Parley diplomats indicate Outlook hopeless at Panmunjom sessions United nations n. Y. Up the deadlocked korean truce negotiations will be brought be fore the United nations Genera Assembly this fall in what constitutes a major shift in United states and British policy High u. N. Sources said today. United nations n. T. Russia s Jacob a. Malik charged today that president Truman Secretary of state Dean Acheson and Dwight d. Eisenhower would sign an Al Liance with the Devil if the new partner would bark loud enough about the crusade in which they Are the Burly soviet Delegate told the United nations Security Council that american leaders Are Busy creating aggressive blocs All Over the world in preparation for a War against Russia. Diplomats indicated that the hopeless Outlook for the Panmunjom Parley now in their second year had convinced Washington and London policy makers that the time had come to bring powerful political pres sure to Bear on red China and North Korea to persuade them to agree to an armistice. The recognition by the u. S. And Britain that the prospects of the military Korea breaking have become extremely Dun has forced them to reverse their previous stand against the u. N. Discussion of the truce situation diplomats said. See truce Page 8 Lewis Moody to Confer today exploratory soft Coal talks started Washington with negotiations Between John l. Lewis and the Anthracite producers apparently nearing agreement and recessed until next week inter est in the Coal labor situation shifted today to the bituminous part of the Industry. Lewis president of the United mine workers Union will meet with Joseph Moody president of the Southern Coal producers association in another of their series of exploratory contract talks for the soft Coal Industry. The Southern association s executive committee May also be Here to Confer with Lewis officials said. Lewis has been seeking a hike in the 30-cent Royalty paid to the nearly defunct Union Wel fare fund for the Penn Sylvania Anthracite or hard Coal miners. In return for a reported offer of a 15 or 20-cent-a-ton Royalty increase the Anthracite opera tors were said to be asking for some Assurance that they won t face demands later on for a big wage increase. Lewis apparently wants to Button up the Anthracite Situa Tion with an interim agreement while he concentrates on negotiating a new contract for the bituminous Coal miners. The bituminous welfare fund is Well financed at the moment and what Lewis is reportedly trying to get from producers in this segment of the Industry is higher wages and provisions for giving miners steady work. So lunar tables rat Tufi edit of so Runar printed below he taken Alden enl Ghol 8oluniui Tabus your Dayi m that you win by tue inf from Urr Torr or tin nun to nod a tent tymm Lumea. If m with u out the Tai Mart that mob Bat u offer the major pm Oculi an mom u Mola it Tjit twin at the to Jim Lana Lait Lor hour and a Ball at Fca Aii then fur minor Friob if ctn in regular Type Art of toot what a Horta duration do Cairn Vanaart flaw await Paldar saturday . . Isth so Lake stages Lake level Friday 1.ih.j fact Cherokee Lake. 1.044.j feet

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