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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - September 9, 1955, Kingsport, TennesseeHuey Long s deaf h broke most u. S. Power James Mallow Washington Empire began to die just a Little bit 4 ., 20 years ago to Morrow. It was sen. Huey Long s political Empire in Louisiana. It began to die i think in our lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge a moment after Long himself died there from a Bullet wound and before he was cold. I was in the Hospital at the time. On sunday night sept. A 1835, he walked Down a hallway of the Louisiana state Capitol accompanied As always by his body i guards who later said this is what happened then or. Carl Austin Weiss a play is Elan walked up to Long and him. The Oudy guards riddled Weiss to de Atli on the Long was taken to the nearby Hospital and died there at ., tuesday sept. 10. Long s was the most Complete political machine in America in our Lime. He controlled it from the state Leiila Slature and the state police on Down to the sheriffs. It terrible Power for one Man to have. And body guards who were on the state payroll were the Symbol of it. They Nad a Long record of beat ing up reporters and photographers who worked for newspapers Long did t like. Their assaults varied from fracturing a Skull with a Blackjack to smashing a face with fist. The ones they hated most were reporters on the new Orleans times Picayune which had fought Long for years. It was a perilous expedition for one of them to approach Long to ask a question or take a picture. The newspaper finally ordered them not to try. George Healy then City editor and now editor of the to recalled this week Over Long distance Telephone for a while the beatings averaged two or three a i worked on the to then and Early on the morning of sept. 10, when we heard Long was slipping i was sent to the Hospital to keep death watch. Arrangements made with the Hospital to let me in 1 could t have gone in. Other Wise. Bodyguards stood t shoulder to shoulder on the Hospital Steps. Thirty or 40 of them sat in the chains Lii the Hospital lobby and two More endlessly went around trying the doors in the basement and the hallways. They seemed afraid even with Long dying that one of his Many enemies might break in or sneak in to finish off the senator on his deathbed. Another reporter and i were allowed a Telephone in a Small to the lobby. Long was ups tau s in a room on the second floor. We could t go up. The guards watched us steadily. A woman reporter Friendly with the bodyguards sat outside our office. We sat out there too to see what happened in the lobby. Around 3 ., Long s family and his chief lieutenants came in hurriedly and went upstairs. At Or a Little liter one of Long s men from upstairs came Down. 1 Don t know whether he the bodyguards a sign or they saw something in his face. But they jumped to their feet. The Long Man leaned Over the i a t j woman reporter to whisper. I tried Ivin Osdol. I Toov 9 i to hear. He Bald out Back i got Hock. But i Ward him aay he s i had to Jure and Only place to sure was on second floor. I ran for the stairs. The whole Lobb Ful of guards ran for the stairs. I was squeezed in tight trying to go up. I could t move. I thought this is where i get a strange thing happened. The bodyguards who an hour before might have thrown me Down the stairs fell Back and let me through. No one said anything to me. We All went up the stairs to Gether walking no running with me in front. X later i thought Long had been their rink with the fantastic Politi Cal machine which was their pro Lawai . Part to uti meat Umof 18 Good Washington sept. In most of the main Corn Belt the u. S. Weather Bureau reports that the bulk of the crop is in Good to very Good condition despite hot dry weather. But Corn in some areas particularly Kansas. Mis Souri and Tennessee still has not had enough rain. Government Wool set up for Sale Washington. Sept. The agriculture department has plans to dispose of All government owned Wool by receiving competitive bids on a monthly basis Over a two year period beginning nov. 1. Bach month s offering will not More than one Twenty fourth of e amount of Wool on hand when e new program begins. In other ords if tile government owns 150 Lollon pounds on nov. 1 Prospect be buyers May offer to Purchase Unta my and million pounds each month. I these restrictions Are being imposed to prevent any major upset in the regular marked Price of Wool. The department said the sales plan embodies Basic principles recommended by the Indus try. Them in whatever they did and. Terlion and their bread and him. Suddenly they Felt and now he was dead and the link alone each of them individually was broken. Land Uncertain. In the Rush to the stairs they their Power had been diminished acted for first time without it was diminished More As Long around to guide and save time went on. Loans i i i cask my mall k.11 407. 511.44 to 55.00 Loans up to _ _ _ s phone 5-3j37 for your loan today i i i Community finance i Thrift corporation of Kings fort Market phone Cleu 5-3137 picture of our most convenient savings window it i year Comer Mailbox of course and even if it Doea belong to Uncle Sam we practically consider it a Branch office because 10 Many of our Busy customers use it to with us. Here s How make out a Check or Money it in with your savings Book. Well credit your account and mail Back the pm Book Pronto. Try it soon listen very morning monday through Friday Kin sport Federal Federal savings and loan association 230 Commerce Street dial cd Saul let s All buy u. S. Savings Bonds Don t Gamble with their eyes Toong Eye ire wrong Ejra even Many hours studying will not harm they get the proper Light. Take a look these two pictures and see How easy it would be to give your child Ideal study conditions. The lamps illustrated Are inexpensive and it Only t few minutes with i up to make Good study a emf. Tor left handed student place lamp on right. Use a Light coloured Shade and desk blotter. For maximum efficiency use i 3-Way 50-100-150 bulb. Sight is precious guard it avoid dark coloured shades Ami a dark Wall. Use 100-Wiu bulbs. Kingsport utilities Tew mme al work jew Tao Friday september t. 1955 1 vaccine Success Portland Ore. Vac Cine is a spectacular Success in Oregon the state Board health reported thursday after reviewing the first 35 weeks of the year. The polio rate among children in the to 9 age group was 35 per population and 6 per for those vaccinated. Enrolment doubles at school Golden. Colo. A to tin de Light of male students. Colo Rado school of mines female enrolment has doubled. Catherine Larkin of Doug Las wyo., and Dawn Hayford 11, of China Lake calif., have enrolled for classes starting next wednesday. Mines Lone female student last year. Nancy Easley of Corpus tex., has transferred to the University of Colorado. Dobyns Taylor Lades make plans now to attend the big free Frigidaire prizes fifty free prizes including a new 1955 electric Friday and saturday september 9-10 8 . To 10 . Civic auditorium conducted by mrs. Becky Lee Kingsport utilities Higi Juhe Range Given by huddle electric inc. Refreshments door prizes in gift certificates Deposit from merchants stores in Box in lobby in civic auditorium Fri. And sat., sept. 9-10 free prizes be sin to Attri Friday and sat inlay free prize tickets to the cooking school from sponsoring firms Joann s distinctive Heady to Wear Lilli Ann suits and sportswear Ellen Kae and Junior accent dresses Kincheloe produce co. Wholesale and retail poultry and eggs specializing in retail Choice Western meats deleted jams and jellies mrs. Filbert s products Marzelli s salad biscuits the Rich plan save time work it food Money 658 w. Center Street Call cd 7-7591 for demonstration tuberose flour preferred by women who who want the finest in baking Valleydale packing co. Ask for it by name Valleydale in meal products Kingsport laundry dry cleaning inc. Specializing in Manitone cleaning Complete laundry service Over 25 years satisfied service to customers Cut rate super markets no. 1 and no. 2 shop and save. At the store of a thousand bargains Driver s Complete landscaping and Nursery service Lawn building flowering shrubs fruit k Shade Trees Henry drive phone i 5-1009 nifty process co. Nifty potato chips nifty packed nifty tailing nifty Quality get them at your favorite store Beauty Center 4z2 Shelby St. Pm. I 5-5721 mrs. Zita Waldock person Allied individual hair styling. Tinting permanent with a natural curl look. Archway Home style cookies everybody Lovei pm Aik for them by name at your local store Foremost dairies the greatest name in Dairy product isl Bunny bread everybody loves Bunny stay fresh Dayi longer modern bakery Kingsport Telephone i 6-6155 coca cola the thai refreshes. Fifty million times a Day huddle electric inc. Your Frigidaire dealer

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