Kingsport Times Newspaper Archives Sep 8 1954, Page 10

Low-resolution version. To view a high quality image

Start Free Trial
Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - September 8, 1954, Kingsport, TennesseeTo Kingsport times wednesday. September 8, 1954 about200personsamonth escape reds to free work despite extraordinary control measures enforced by the soviet Union and other communist governments of Europe about 200 a month Are Able n escape to the West to seek help of Feroci by the United states. American officials while deploy Inu the dancers and the threats to life and limn confronting those who try to flee from communist coun tries believe the soviet Union and i Mii elites. By their ener Ceuch and severe efforts to Seal their Borders have furnished Clear Evi Dence of the significance they at Tach to this operation while the defections of such so Viet officials As Ras Tovrov in Japan. Khokhlov in Germany and Petrov m Australia have attracted worldwide attention there is a steady Low of less publicized escapees through the barbed wired the area immediately adjacent to the Border is absolutely Prohic Dawson said. It is patrolled by armed often accompanied by towers have erected at strategic Points and wooded areas cleared away to give a Clear Field of fire. Guards Are instructed to shoot on sight anyone seen in this area the bolder is usually marked by a series of barbed wire barriers often electrically charged. In some areas the underbrush is left stand ing to camouflage trip wires which detonate mines or signal flares or hide Pitfalls 20 to 30 feet the escape program first was authorized in 952 by a Mutual l Security act provision making available up to 100 million dollars of military assistance funds for any selected persons who Are re u. Government officials Between and 17. 000 of such escapees from Eastern european countries will be resettled in Western Europe this year. Homes for the others will be found in the u. S., in South America and in other countries which Are co opera i ing to receive european i glints. About 26.000 est specs Are now be Ini cared for in u. Camps in on Many. A Istrin. Italy Greece mid since the american program was Inamur Teri in ls.i3. 11.000 european escapees have been settled abroad and help also hns been extended to nearly chinese refugees concentrated at Hong Konc. Red propaganda tries to convince the people of the captive states that they will be imprisoned and exploited in the West and eventually returned to communist control. But there Are indications that Ilju fact Asylum is offered to Politi-1 Cal refugees in Western countries is becoming More and More wide spread behind the Iron curtain. The voice of America and radio Ionia or the communist dominated or communist occupied areas of Germany and also any other countries absorbed by the soviet Union either to form such persons into elements of the military forces supporting the North Atlantic treaty organization or for other purposes when it is determined by the president that such assistance will contrib Ute to the defense of the North at lactic area or to the Security of the United the act was extended in to include escapees from any communist dominated or communist occupied areas of Asia. N r. I i Law Roanoke sept. 7 peans aware of the american Escapee program As a Symbol Asylum and assistance which the f i offer education instead of penalties to juveniles who violate raffle codes. Soviets make every Effort to hide. The a Fostir tie result is the Large number of week school designed to show the escapees under american care in Youthful offenders where they went Western Europe awaiting resettle-1 inaugurated Here by ment. Valley Junior woman s club and in a report to confess on the juvenile judge k. A. Pate Tiht America Effort Psi tuesday night offenders to help the escapees Laurence a. Will meet for two hour training i Dawson. Who directs the govern a periods during which time Hev hear Durance agents traffic for the escapees. Escape is dramatic evidence of the Lack of popular support upon which the satellite governments at tempt to base their claims of dem socratic Dawson said. I the escapees Are therefore a source of deep concern to them. This flight to the West is of equal significance to the countries of thei free world because it provides Ani Opportunity for the free world countries to demonstrate in prac tical terms their Friendship and concern for the captive Peoples within the soviet orbit. The Escapee program is a demonstration of Friendship in Concrete terms. U gives escapees an oppor j Unity to become re established As self dependent productive Mem Bers of society. Its accomplish f Evit Jence that contrary to what the captive Peoples Are told by the communist e r to include on Hose unde new courses will tie offered each month and those who violated traffic Laws the preceding Mouth will be required to attend. Jox up in l r a song see Nashville sept. 7 a the state tax department collected s 12, 198. 833 in taxes during August j a drop of 23.7 per cent compared with the previous August. A department spokesman said the Sharp decline was due to the fill that about 4 million dollars m world War ii gasoline taxes wer. Collected during August 1953 i Herc is the i free internal Security controls exerted by the communists to prevent escape vary depending on the proximity of the Border. Restricted zones up to five Miles wide have been established along most of the Western Frontier of the soviet orbit. Dawson said and unauthorized entry into these zones brings sales up 1.1 per cent Easol lne. S4.343.788. Down 45.65 per cent Down 4 28 per cont other taxes showing declines for the month included franchise sex j Cise income motor vehicle and Valorme privilege Gross receipts and alcoholic beverage. Save 30 now for a limited time Only just the Jam regular design with no change in famous Shirley qual Ity Are yours at this Wondy Irful Pricel Here s new convenience new Beauty for your Kitchen. This gleaming porcelain steel sink Cabinet has generous sink double Drain Booroj Handy drawer and 3 Large storage compartments this offer Good for limited time Only hurry in today buy on our usual convenient terms g l ass electric furniture co. 154 Commerce st., dial cd 5-2931 6-2351 imported 100% Wool Tweed topcoats sensationally Low priced buy now and save by buying now you can save valuable dollars on these handsomely styled imported fabric Coats. Choose from set in sleeves with notched collars or sleeves with bal collars. Smart shades of Grey Blue or Brown. Soft flannel like tweeds herringbone tweeds Check patterns men s suit special 75 fall and Winter suits selected from our regular Stock we be selected 75 suits and Are offering them at reduced prices for this 3-Day event. Smartly styled flannels in Grey Brown or Blue and also several All Wool worsted. Men s poplin jackets lightweight for Early fall. Dan River fabric Zelan treated water and spot repellent finish. Fast colors. Brown Blue Grey sizes so a gabardine sport shirts handsomely styled in Lustrous gabardine. Soft permanent Fin ish completely washable. Wide selection of smart new colors for fall. Men s socks soft combed and mercerized Cotlon socks. All have elasticized tops Are knit to fit. Choose from a wide Range of colors and patterns to match any Ward Robe. Stock up at this Low Price. 3 Corduroy sport shirts soft comfortable pin Wale Corduroy. Smartly detailed. Completely Wash Able. Choice of Green wine Grey rust Navy or red. Pairs a 19 for men s gabardine Slacks we be a wide selection of smartly tailored gabardine Slacks for fall. Complete size Range new fall shades. On any pair of Florsheim or Jarman for this event Only the men s store twi Laett Quality counts

Search all Kingsport, Tennessee newspaper archives

All newspaper archives for September 8, 1954

Browse