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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - September 16, 1952, Kingsport, TennesseeToday s skies . Moon Rue wednesday . New Moon sept. 11 Venus Seu farther each night. It to aug gradually forint nearer Che Earth on its orbit around Sun. It is now 143 million Miles away next april it will be less than 37 million Miles from us. All time Eastern Standard Kingsport times vol. Xxxviii no. 186 Kingsport term., tuesday sept. 16, 1952 12 pages five cents tie weather fair and Clear tonight lowest about 55. Warmer wednesday and thursday. Yesterday s High 82 lowest last night 60 noon Reading 73. Rain .13 Inch. W m is ran threatens to end relations with Britain million Oil loss is demanded Mossadegh backed by House wants Oil blockade called off Tehran. Iran Mohammed Mossadegh threat ened today to break Oft Diplo Matic relations with Britain unless she Calls off her economic blockade and compensates Iran for losses already suffered. The iranian majlis lower House of backed up the Premier by giving him a unanimous vote of Confidence for his firm stand. The majlis had been called into special session to hear mos Sadegh s reasons for rejecting the aug. 30 joint proposals of president Truman and British prime minister Winston Church ill for settling the Anglo iranian Oil dispute. Mossadegh s report was read to the majlis by Deputy Premier Bagher Kazemi. In it the Premier demanded 1. The British owned Anglo iranian Oil co. Compensate Iran for All losses incurred As result of a British blockade which has prevented Iran from Selling its Oil in world markets and froze see threaten Page 2 Tenn. Parties squared away demos gop shake up committees for race Nashville Tennessee democrats and republicans re organized their state committees Here yesterday and Laid out plans for conducting a vigorous fall Campaign from each Side of cab halted in search for agents and a state trooper halt a car at Allentown pa., As they continued their search for three escaped convicts believed to be holed up in the area. The Trio Joseph Nolen 26, and his brother Ballard 22, both of Harlan county Ken Tucky and Elmer Schuer 22, of Chicago fled from the Federal Penitentiary at Lewisburg a. In a week of Freedom they have held a family of seven captive for 19 hours robbed a sporting goods store of guns and staged a Holdup at a diner. Cap wire photo now you can arrange own terms on House Washington now you Are free to buy a new House on whatever terms you can arrange without any govern ment supervision or regulation. The Federal Reserve Board Cut Home buyers and purchasers of commercial property Loose yesterday when it suspended Regula Tion x. That is the government order that since october 1950, had set official limits on amount of credit lenders could give in Home and commercial property sales. Regulation x applied Only to new buildings. Simultaneously the housing and Home finance Agency Hyfa announced it was the political Fence. The republicans hoping to carry the state for Eisenhower in the november election re elected Guy l. Smith of Knox Ville As chairman of their state executive committee. He was unopposed. On the democratic Side by Ford Ellington of Marshall county was chosen committee chair Man to succeed Jack Norman of Nashville. Cayce l. Pentecost of Dresden was chosen to assist Ellington in directing the party s fall Campaign. Smith Strong Taft supporter in the top s National Conven Tion emphasized his personal support of Eisenhower and called upon his fellow republicans to pitch in help carry Tennes see in november. He said he was holding out the Olive Branch to All those fellow party members who had differed with him in the past. Rep. B. Carroll Reece of John son City and rep. Howard Baker of Huntsville both Strong Taft supporters spoke briefly and urged full support of Eisenhower. Hobart f. Atkins of Knoxville gop nominee for u. S. Senator and r. Beecher Witt of Madison Ville the party s gubernatorial nominee also spoke at the meet ing. The election of Ellington by the democrats put the forces of Frank Clement nominee for governor firmly in control of the party organization. Kingsport filly is top Winner at show Nashville Ridge Fields farm Kingsport filly won top prize of last night at the opening program of the ten Nessee state fair horse show. The Ridge Fields entry Char Len Denmark won first in the weanling division of the Ameri can Saddle horse breeders National futurity. Second place prize of went to r6bel maid a Kentucky filly and entry of grasslands farms at Danville. About spectators watched the 12 classes on the opening night program. Loosening its regulations govern ing credit in Home sales where government Loans or guarantees Are a part of the transaction. These moves followed notice by the Bureau of labor statistics to the Federal Reserve Board and the Hyfa yesterday that hous ing construction during june july and August indicated that not More than units would be started during the year. Under amendments to the 1952 defense production act Regula Tion x had to be lifted if housing starts during three consecutive months adjusted on a seasonal basis pointed to fewer than new Homes or apartments in a year s building. The Federal Reserve Board see homing Page 2 China agrees reds to stay in Manchuria Moscow and communist chinese negotiators already agreed on keeping soviet troops in Southern Manchuria beyond 1952, were believed to be tackling other major problems today. The soviet chinese communique announcing the decision not to withdraw soviet troops from port Arthur on schedule this year appeared to be of an interim character covering Only the business completed so far. Members of the 15-Man Chi Nese delegation were believed to be still discussing economic and political questions with soviet officials today. Only top level delegates were involved in the decisions already reached. The soviet chinese announce ment Early today said soviet troops would remain at the ice free manchurian port of port Arthur until Japan signs peace treaties with Russia and communist China. Japan s failure to make peace with the soviet Union and Chi a the announcement said had created conditions danger Ous for peace and favourable for a renewal of japanese Daggres second victim of wreck Dies Sisters in Law killed by truck in Virginia Clintwood a. Spa mrs. Cleveland Wallace 66, of Rock died at St. Mary s Hospital in Norton at . Sunday. She was the Sec Ond victim of a traffic Acci Dent which occurred near the ghost Rock Church three Miles East of Clintwood Sun Day morning. Mrs. Alex Dutton 68, of Isom a sister in Law of mrs. Wallace was killed instantly when the two women were crushed against a parked car by a truck which skidded out of control on the Slippery Road. Buster Bowman 19, of Clint Wood Driver of the truck was released from Dickenson county jail under Bond Early monday to await preliminary hearing some time this week. Mrs. Wallace is survived by her husband three sons cephus Bill and Roland Wal lace All of Detroit Mich. Six daughters mrs. Leslie Hay of see Clintwood Page 2 Wake Island is hit by typhoon tiny Pacific Island battered by storm Wake Island 750 inhabitants of Wake Island huddled in trenches Foxholes and grounded aircraft today to await evacuation after a violent 138-mile-an-hour typhoon lev eled this tiny mid Pacific is land. The Navy said 90 per cent of the Island s facilities were destroyed several persons were injured and All communications from the Island were completely disrupted for eight hours. Virtually every building on the Island was reported wiped out and costly commercial air line land military installations were uprooted by gales and torrents of Ruairi a american world air ways official radioed out that All of the line s facilities on the is land were a he said must be Airport runways on the Island were so severely damaged in the sudden storm that the evacuation planes standing by at Honolulu Tokyo and Kwajalein is land were or Derett not to at tempt the trip until after Sun Rise. At last report heavy rain was still falling. The american official on the scene g. F. Maxwell said evacuation planes should be Able to land safely about two hours after Sunrise and that fueling facilities would an hour later. Maxwell said needed to House. The stranded inhabitants. See typhoon Page 2 be in operation tents would be Harriman says capital mess is republicans Mesa chief Ewing Tobin address Al Lewis answers Green from press dispatches new Security administrator Averell Harriman said today he agreed with Gen Dwight d. Eisenhower that there is a mess in Washington by defined it As the Republican in an address prepared for de Ivery at the 71st annual Ameri can federation of labor Conven Tion Harriman said the gop presidential nominee had been so confused by his party he is getting history All botched up Harriman shared the Conven Tion speakers platform with Secretary of labor Maurice j. Tobin and Federal Security adminis Trator Oscar e. Ewing. Eisenhower will discuss his views on labor in an address to convention delegates tomorrow Illinois gov. Adlai Stevenson democratic presidential Nomi Nee will speak to the convention monday. Tobin told the convention tha the Taft Hartley Law Means slow death for the labor move ment. The Law he said has slowed organized labor s membership gains tremendously and has be come a matter of life or death for the american labor move Ewing like Tobin called for repeal of the Taft Hartley Law and he cited what he viewed As gains under democratic administrations. He also suggested a boost i the 75-cent-an-hour minimum wage set by Federal Law. As the 800 delegates represent ing eight million Al members moved into their second Day s session they met against a Back ground pleas for labor Unity from Al president William Green and John l. Lewis. See Al fare 2 lawyer s Home in pc blasted suspect retaliation of gang for cleanup Johnson City new Home of Mckinley Green John son City City attorney on Milli , dynamited Dur ing Early morning hours today in what City police said appeared to be gang tend s retaliation against Johnson City s cleanup Campaign. Extensive damage was done throughout the Home but the family had not yet moved from its present location on West Pine Street to the new suburban Home. No one was injured. Investigating officers said a screen was removed from a Side window of the living room and probably a homemade bomb was tossed inside. The jiving room was wrecked window Glass blown out plaster ripped from the Walls and some of the were warped and and ceiling outer Walls torn. Glass and Light fixtures in other rooms were broken by the Impact of the blast plaster was torn away and the entire Struc Ture was damaged. No rest Fob the men Are shown placing a wounded Rok Soldier in a jeep for return to a Forward Aid station after he was wounded during the fierce fighting in Korea for the highly contested outpost known As Capitol named after the Rok Capitol division. The division has been fighting a. See saw Battle for this strategic height for More than a week. Nea telephoto in fliers set new kill Mark Seoul Korea u. S. Fifth air Force said Allied Pilot set a new korean War record for communist planes destroyed in one month when they shot Down three Migliss Over North Kore and got belated confirmation of a fourth. That raised the september total to 45 migs with almost Hal the month left. Last april 44 red planes were destroyed including 41 migs and three driven warplanes caught on the ground. Washington up six Marine Jet Pilot were killed in Korea last thursday when they flew their Panther Jet planes into a storm shrouded Hillside the Marine corps announced today. News of the tragic mishap was withheld until next of Kin were notified t air Force officials in washing on Tokyo and Korea refused to la bulge the nature of a new be ret device installed on some sabres although a defense detriment source said it May be responsible for 5the big jump in Allied Jet wins. In addition to the three migs destroyed one was damaged to a. The fifth air Force also on formed the kill of a Mig sept. Thirty six red planes have Een damaged and three prob Bly destroyed this month. See War Page 2 Teer Board s rating upheld by Ferguson judge Shelburne Ferguson up eld findings of the county Beer Ward in two appealed cases Rought before him monday in circuit court and withheld judgment until a later Date on a third. In re hearings of the dutch Avern and Gunnings grocery ases judge Ferguson upheld the act Sion of the lower court Anc of formed the revocation of lenses held by the operators. In the Case of Rainbow inn counsel for the defense asked to submit briefs within the Riel new Days and the judge withheld judgment until that time. Ike tour reaches hostile country Stevenson shifts fire to sen. Taft from press dispatches gov. Adial e. Stevenson assembled for Eastern consumption a political Road Snow today portraying sen. Robert a. Tafth Ohio As the villain of the election Campaign and Dwight d. Eisenhower As Taft s surrender victim. As Taft starts stumping for Eisenhower the gop presidential nominee Stevenson apparently intended to shift More of his Campaign fire to the ohioan than at Eisenhower self. Members of Stevenson s staff said the governor who. On thurs Day will open a speaking tour nto Connecticut Massachusetts sew York Virginia and Mary land would step up his Campaign to convince the electorate that Taft had taken Over the Eisenhower Campaign and turned the former general s great crusade into a great Stevenson cleared his sched ule As much As possible of Rou Tine engagements today to Complete the speeches be will use in the East against his gop opposition. His strategy was based on the theory held by the Stevenson Camp that Taft for democratic Campaign purposes at any rate was As Good a target As Eisen Hower and possibly somewhat better. Meanwhile Gen. Eisenhower s crowd packed invasion of the Midwest evoked cheers today from his Campaign managers. The Republican nominee car ried into possibly hostile Terri tory in Minnesota his serious minded bid for the presidency. Arthur Summerfield Republican National chairman said Eisenhower s backers Are entirely satisfied with the impression the general made on about a Quarter of a million per sons who turned out to see and hear him in Illinois and Indiana yesterday. Summerfield said Eisenhower will continue to deprecate the levity with which his democratic opponent gov. Adlai e. Steven son of Illinois has described re publican reaction to Many of the issues of the Day. General Eisenhower s own sincerity and his recognition of the seriousness of the situation existing today contrasts sharply with his opponent s wisecracks and i believe fact is impressing the summer Field said. Eisenhower will desert his Campaign train temporarily this afternoon to Fly to new York where he will speak before the american federation of labor convention tomorrow. He will pick up his train again tomorrow night in Moline 111. Sen. Frank Carlson of Kansas one of the general s chief advisers described As absolutely perfect Eisenhower s. 13 speeches and their reception by dominantly Republican audiences in in Diana and in the Chicago Vicinity of Illinois yesterday. Today the general headed into Minnesota which gave president Truman its 11 electoral votes in 1948 by a margin Over gov. Thomas e. Dewey of new York that year s gop presidential nominee. Jury selected for Long trial testimony May open today at Jonesville Jonesville a. County circuit court went into a second Day tuesday of in panelling a jury to hear a Mur Der charge against Bill Long 26 Jonesville War Veteran indicted in connection with the death on March 5 of Hagan hoop Lee Bounty bakery route Salesman the court selects 20 men from the venire list of 100, from which a jury of 13 is chosen by agree ment of attorneys on both sides after monday s adjournment 1 prospective jurors were qualified of approximately 100 examined and More than a dozen additional citizens were to be examined tuesday morning before a jury could be seated and open ing testimony begins. Long was arrested before Day break on March 6, several hours after the slashed and Bullet see trial Page 2 defends moral of radio to industries Washington of radio television Industry spokesmen told a congressional committee today that what they Are trying to teach is a clean living and Good morals rather than Hoot Chy Kotchy and liquor drink ing. Leaders in the radio to Field were called before a House interstate subcommittee investigating the Content of programs now on the air Waves. The inquiry was ordered by the House after some Congress Mem Bers had complained that too much objectionable matter was being broadcast and telecast with emphasis on the Art of pouring liquor and on Hootch to keep the record in balance the committee called hearings for today and tomorrow to obtain the comments of the National association of radio and television broadcasters Ameri can broadcasting co., Mutual broadcasting system and do Mont television network. Industry views were summed up in a statement by Hollis m. Seavey director of Washington operations for lbs. Seavey said the Industry seeks diligently to keep objectionable matter off the aft1 and to pro Duce programs that Are psycho logically and morally Correct and Lewis implies mines close As contracts end Northern soft Coal pact expires sat. No emergency seen Washington up John i. Lewis appeared today to. Shaping up an Early strike of about Eastern soft Coal miners in a Divide and conquer strategy against Coal producers. But the United mine workers chief said a walkout in t Likely to produce a National emergency among Coal users. Breaking his silence on a month of private negotiations Lewis sternly reported to news men yesterday he has reached a most. Disturbing impasse with Northern soft Coal operators with Only four More Days to go before their present contract expires saturday. Similarly Lewis said no conclusions have been reached in frequent talks with Southern soft Coal producers whose con tract expires sept. 30. Lewis plainly implied both groups of mines would be shut Down As their contracts run out. Traditionally the miners Don t work without a contract. Together the two groups turn out about 70 per cent of the nation s seven million tons a week. About miners work in the Northern group in the Southern. Contrasting with this grim Pic Ture the mine chief stressed that Western and midwestern soft Coal mines which Are not Mem Bers of the Northern bituminous Coal operators association will be permitted to also Lewis reported he expects to reach an agreement this week with the Pennsylvania Anthracite hard Coal Industry whose contract also expires sept. 30. His plan is for both these groups which he said employ about to continue producing. They would accept what Ever terms Are negotiated later with the bigger Northern and Southern soft Coal associations. Lewis declared the present National Coal stockpile of about continued if not expanded production in the Western and hard Coal see Coal Page 2 retired pc editor Hodge found dead Shouns . Clyde Hodge 69, editor emeritus of the Johnson City press chronicle died today of a self inflicted Pis of Bullet wound the Johnson county office reported. Deputy sheriff Glenn Cleborn said Hodge shot himself once in he heart at his Home Here. Hodge who began his news paper career in 1916 As an Edi orial writer and stall member on the old Johnson City staff news retired september 1 ased Tor of the press chronicle. He was succeeded by George w. Kelly executive editor of the newspaper. De Ray widely known Florida newspaper executive succeeded Kelly. Hodge became editor of the Johnson City news in 1923 and Ater served several years ased Tor of the Bristol va., news. He returned to Johnson City ii 928 As editor of the Johnson 3ity chronicle in 1942 a named editor of the press chronicle. He won Many honors in the newspaper Field but his forme associates of first place 951 from 1 association before Gobi work Hodge last Tennessee North Carolina he was prouder Ord received i Jennessee pre his editorials. Into new Ipac worked for to and Wester Railroad t Cranberry n. C. He married miss Carolyn rhe ast april and she is his Only in mediate survivor. Funeral plans have not be completed. 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