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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - September 19, 1952, Kingsport, TennesseeToday s skies bunter . The Moon inti with the Sun and jul a at first Quarter sept. 91 prominent stars the pita dog. Rom pm. Arcturus sets . Visible planets Venus sets . Mars sets . Jupiter dus Aast . All times Eastern Standard Kingsport times vol. Xxxviii no. 189 Kingsport term., Friday sept. 19, 1952 12 pages it five cents the weather scattered showers tonight. Clearing and cooler saturday and High 84, last night s Low 61, noon Reading 88. Rain .60 Inch. Jimmy Byrnes bolts to Eisenhower sir for Nixon says Democh Argeon is smear Mitchell blasts Calif. Fund As morally wrong Nixon scorns demand that he resign gop candidacy hits Back Sacramento Calif. Republican vice presidential candidate. Sen. Richard Nixon today replied a typical left whig smear to a democratic charge that he was morally wrong in accepting for expenses from wealthy supporters. If they think by such tactics they can slow up my attack against communism and corruption they will find out differently. I intend to continue to expose the elements which have been Selling this country Down t be River until the Crooks and the communists and those who defend them Are driven out of he said in a state ment As he continued his West Ern Campaign trip. Existence of the fund was re ported yesterday by Dana c. Smith wealthy Pasadena cailf., tax attorney. Smith said he helped raise the fund because the allowed Nixon for expenses by the government was nothing approaching enough for a senator representing a state As Large As Nixon As senator receives a annual salary a expense account and More than a year to run his office and staff salaries and expenses. Chair Man Stephen a. Mitchell charged in Washington that Nixon was morally wrong and demanded that he resign As gop running mate to Dwight d. Eisenhower. At Omaha Eisenhower said through his press Secretary James Tagerty that he had no comment. Nixon said the fund was used for postage on mail for which he preferred not to use his free mailing privileges As a senator for necessary travel expenses and to print and distribute speeches and documents. Mitchell s blast came As Nixon launched an extensive Western see Nixon Page 10 push Button chief it. Comdr. Lawrence a. Kurtz of Washington d. C., commanded the 12-Man team which catapulted a pilotless plane from the Carrier uss Boxer sept. 1 watched on television As the plane launched the age of push Button warfare with a strike against a communist target in Korea. Kurtz said missiles carrying atomic bombs conceivably could hit any tar get in the world. A wire photo robot missiles cheap weapon converts old planes to life savers Washington the Navy today sees in its pilotless suicide planes a possible answer o Low level bombing a special problem that has in Ives in Korea. That is the approximate Cost Given by a Navy representative for converting a obsolete which the Navy has thousands in into a needed weapon in the mountainous terrain of Korea. This several Navy representatives said in interview is the reason for Navy enthusiasm Over the latest news in air Navy robot planes equipped with television eyes and a Pound bomb which dived onto North korean targets. But the Navy was cautious about making any claims. Rear see robots Page 10 triple tragedy Bluff City Sisters collapse die on viewing body of their brother Bluff City a joint funeral service is scheduled sunday afternoon for a brother and two Sisters who died within three Days of each other. Bluff City funeral Home reported the body of Loval Jenkins 57, was found wednesday morning and that he apparently died of a heart attack tuesday night in a shop he operated. The body was prepared for once poo Salesman in million Deal burial and was taken thursday to the Home of a sister mrs. Bill l. Richardson. There another sister mrs. Etta Donnigan 53, viewed the body at p. M. Turning away the funeral Chicago once of Home reported mrs. Donnigan Scure Chicago Salesman climbed walked across the Hall and faint one More rung of the ladder in a rags to riches Success Story today when he announced a Syndicate he Heads will Purchase Howard Hughes interests in Rio pictures inc., for a spokesman said the Sale papers were to be signed in los Angeles soon by the Syndicate headed by Ralph a Stolkin 33 year old Chicago entrepreneur who parlayed a loan after the War into a Multi Mil lion Dollar business. The Sale includes shares of Rio Stock approximately 30 per cent of the out standing Stock in the motion picture studio. Hughes industrialist movie maker who brought such stars As Jean Harlow and Jane rus sell to the screen would Relin Quish All interest in the studio under the terms of the Sale. Hughes would step Down As chairman of the Board a Posi Tion expected to be filled by Stolkin the spokesman said. Stolkin is president of Empire industries in Chicago. It was in this mail order business that Stolkin made Over in two years after he quit his Job As a moderately paid Bond sales Man. Much of his Early Success with Empire was through the. Distribution of Ball Point pens he is vice president of tonal video corp. Need suffering a broken neck when she fell. She was pronounced dead at a Bristol Hospital. Thirty minutes afterwards an other sister miss Mae Jenkins 61, viewed of her brother and died of a heart attack. Two remaining Sisters mrs. Richardson and mrs. H. J. Sav age of Tchula miss., and two Brothers Jim Jenkins Bristol and Tom Jenkins Bluff City survive. In addition mrs. Donni Gan is survived by her husband George Donnigan and one daughter miss Nathalie Donni Gan of Savannah a. The body of Loval Jenkins remained at the Home of mrs. Richardson and the bodies of the two Sisters were at Bluff City funeral Home Early Friday. Sullivan High tickets needed at game today the Sullivan High school pirates will play Host to Dob bins Bennett High school s undefeated indians tonight at j. Fred Johnson stadium. Only Sullivan High sea son tickets will be honoured for the contest since this is a Sullivan Home game. Advance tickets have been on Sale at j. Fred Johnson no comments by candidates fast breaking politics hit Adlai Ike As Campaign gains heat Speed from press dispatches fast breaking political developments which May have vital effects on the outcome of the 1952 presidential Campaign today faced opposing candidates Gen. Dwight d. Eisenhower and gov. Adlai Stevenson. As political observers Analysed the growing storm Over sen. Richard Nixon s California expense and democratic gov. Jimmy Byrnes Den Bolt to the Republican column both Ike and Stevenson withheld comment. But the disclosure of the re publican vice presidential candidate s non official California expense account cast a pall to Day Over Gen. Eisenhower s Campaign train As it rolled South through Nebraska. The gop presidential Candi Date who has been blasting away on his midwestern tour at what he charges is corruption in government maintained a grim silence. However one of advisers who asked not to be quoted by name told reporters he regarded the political implications As sen. Nixon said the demo cratic charge that he was mor ally wrong in accepting for expenses from wealthy sup porters and should quit the race is just a typical left Wing gov. Stevenson had no imme Diate comment As he campaigned see politics mrs. Glen Bruce succumbs Here longtime resident of Kingsport Dies mrs. Glen Bruce died Friday morning at Holston Valley Community Hospital. She was the wife of the vice president and treasurer of general shale products corp., and the securities co. Here. Mrs. Bruce who came to Kingsport in 1915, has Long been a Leader in the civic and religious life of this City. She was a charter member of the first Baptist Church and a longtime Leader in the women s Mission Ary society. She was also a Char Ter member of Kingsport Vir Ginia club. Mrs. Bruce was born Helen Preston the daughter of the late Robert i. And Rosa b. Preston of Salem a. She is survived by her Hus band a son Robert p. Bruce and one daughter mrs. Edwin Painter All of Kingsport one sister mrs. S. F. Thacker one brother j. T. Preston of Roa Noke and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be held saturday at 3 . At first Baptist Church with the Rev. E. Gibson Davis and the Rev. E. E. Wiley or. In charge. Burial will be at Oak Hill cemetery. The body will remain at Hamlett Dobson funeral Home until time of the funeral. . Accuses russians using slave labourers state dept. Issues White paper to give lie to Moscow boast Washington up the United states today accused rus Sia of building its War machine with millions of slave labourers who Are treated worse than their guard dogs and Are driven in j set for United fund Campaign Chest directors set mass meeting oct. 13 for budget approval the goal of Kingsport s 1952 Community Chest red Cross United fund raising Campaign will be it was announced following a meeting of the Chest Board of directors thursday afternoon. The Board approved the budget committee request for that amount subject to the approval of the people at the mass meet ing monday night october 13. The United drive begins october 14. In announcing the Campaign goal t. M. Divine president of Kingsport Community Chest inc., said Kingsport has con ducted 29 consecutive successful drives for funds to support our Community agencies. While our goal this year is almost below our goal in 1951, it is still going to take the cooperation of everybody throughout the Kings port area to make our 30th drive As completely successful As the other 29 have Clarence j. Bryan serves As Campaign chairman this year. H. Til they die. The state department issued a 59-Page White paper on the extreme violations of labor s rights behind the Iron curtain to give the lie to Moscow boast that it is the Champion of the working president Truman said in a special statement that the Mas Sive indictment of Russia s labor policy was being presented to the United nations committee on forced labor which will hold its next meeting in Geneva Switzer land oct. 14. He said it shows what it Means to live under the present soviet rulers and indicates the scope of this practice in the rus Sian sphere and its economic and political the White paper said Bestes timotes put the number of slave labourers in Russia at to it said there Are other millions in the soviet satellite countries. See Slayer Page 10 Trent pleads guilty to morals charge Greene vie l. Trent accused of taking his pretty teen aged Secretary out of the state for immoral purposes has pleaded guilty to the charge in Federal court Here. Trent Hamblen county circuit court clerk first pleaded in Nocent yesterday when arraigned before judge Robert l. Taylor. But he later changed the plea to guilty and the Case was referred to the Federal probation officer for pre sentence investigation his attorney said. Trent 27, was charged with taking 17-year-old mrs. Tommie Jean Clements out of the state last month in violation of the Mann act. Man budget committee which has spent More than 200 hours this past six weeks in studying the needs of the Kingsport Chap Ter of the american red Cross and the 13 Community Chest Agency ports. Cost of living at record Peak u. S. Index soars 6th month in Row Washington Cost of living hit an All time High for the sixth month in a Row Dur ing the july 15-aug. 15 period the Bureau of labor statistics reported today. The Bureau said retail prices jumped of one per cent during that period Assur ing Mort than Railroad workers a two cents an hour wage boost under their Cost of living escalator contract. Wage rates of some Northern textile workers and some aircraft and City transit workers also Are affected by the new figure. Retail prices in All major groups except apparel and House furnishings increased during the july August period. Biggest of one per reported for fuel electricity and refrigeration. Retail foods and rents Rose three tenths of one per cent. Apparel dropped one tenth of one per cent. House furnishings remained unchanged. The new Cost of living figure is 1z.3 per cent higher than june 15, 1950, and 3 per cent More than a year ago. A son comes were nearly combat vet Erans aboard an army transport arriving in Oakland Calif., wednesday but this Welcome spoke for All of them. Pfc. Carlos Miranda of Al Cerrito Calif., a purple heart Veteran comforts his weeping parents or. And mrs. Jose Miranda. A wire photo fear record polio cases in. 1952 21 states with epidemics local outbreaks boost grim total toward worst in history new York is grimly marching toward its worst year in the nation s history. The expectation is at least cases this above 1949 s record Twenty one states have epidemic rates. Localized outbreaks flare in towns and counties elsewhere. Eight of the 57 residents of Prue okla., have polio. Some schools in at least nine states have delayed openings. One or two others cancelled . In lock Haven pa., All churches movies and bars were closed for a time schools still Are shut. Tragedies compounded in Doz ens of families. Polio struck 11 of 14 to misters in one family All eight in another with one boy dytes six children in an other. In Milwaukee Paul Uoti Eman it Chis 16, complained of see polio Page 10 Browning proclaims registration week Nashville next week has been proclaimed registration week for the state in a proclamation issued yesterday by gov. Gordon Browning. Urging voters to Register be fore the oct. 15 deadline the proclamation said the right to vote transcends the ambitions of any and All candidates and is a personal right that is above All partisan ship selfish interest and Reju Battles rage for korean Hills b-29s fire bomb red targets Seoul Korea three b -29s dropped 297 tons of incendiary bombs on targets near Ham Hung late today in the first super fortress Daylight raid in 11 months. Brig. Gen. Wiley d. Ganey commander of the far East air forces bomber command flew in one of the super forts which hit the target an important port City in Northeast Korea about 5 . 3 . The super forts aimed their bombs by electronic Means be cause of a solid under cast Cov ering the target. Ganey flew in the Lead bomber. Initial reports said the pilots met no flak or enemy fighters. One of the targets was a Supply area five Miles South department store All week West of Ham Hung. The second t target was the Lonpo military Barracks which contain about 140 Supply buildings. Meanwhile a High ranking Al lied officer said chinese infantrymen virtually annihilated United nations forces in Captur ing Kelly Hill West of the in Jin River on the Western front last night. The officer said the chinese who attacked in estimated Bat Talion strength under the deadly hell of their own marching artillery wounded or Cap tured a considerable portion of the u. N. Force on the strategic outpost were of Yon con. Only a handful of Allied sol Diers survived the suicide at tack which began at 9 ., 7 . Est thursday and ended at about 1 . Today 11 an. Est thursday when the men of the surrounded Hill were Cut Down in their tunnels. Earlier screaming chinese reds captured old Baldy and another Western front Hill from Allied troops and fanatically resisted Allied attempts to Dis Lodga them. The chinese swarmed up the slopes of Shell marked old and plunged into bunk ers and trenches with guns Blaz ing. Most of the Allied defenders fell Back but some stayed to fight Back through the night with fists Rifle Butts and bayonets. At mid morning u. Troops launched a two pronged drive up the Hill to help the Small band of men who could not give up. Tanks shelled red blinkers but the chinese doggedly held firm. At the same time As their As Sault on old the communists staged a diversionary attack on pork chop Ridge a few thousand Yards to the West. Allied troops hurled the reds Back after four hours of bitter fighting. Red artillery and mor tar fire raked both Hills West of Chorion. On the Central front the reds made two fierce but futile attempts to recapture South korean positions on Finger Ridge. During the night two chinese companies were driven off after launching a 90-minute hand grenade and Small arms assault. Later two red platoons fought for four hours but failed to scale the Ridge seized Early thursday by the South koreans. Long s defense begins in Lee state rests Case in a. Staying trial a. De sense attorneys for Edward Billy Long 28, accused of murdering a Lee county bakery route sales Man today began introduction of witnesses in an attempt to prove the discharged Soldier was not present at the scene of hoop s slaying last March 5. Long who has entered a plea of not guilty is expected to be called to the witness stand this afternoon to testify in his own defense. A Commonwealth s witness identified by Lee county Sher Iff s officers As Long s sweetheart was the first witness called by the defense this morning in an Effort to place Long s whereabouts on the night of the crime elsewhere than in Jonesville. Mrs. Mae Hall of Ben Hur was summoned to answer questions relative to a visit Long allegedly made to her Home on the night Roop was shot and slashed to death in Jonesville. Two witnesses testified this morning before the common wealth attorney Edgar Bacon rested his Case. They were a Gan Sewell jr., and Lester Rog ers. In testimony Given thursday or. T. S. Ely Lee county medi Cal examiner who prepared the report in the Case testified. Doctor Ely who performed a partial autopsy of the head and Chest of the victim listed the potentially fatal wounds in the order of their seriousness As 1. A .38 Caliper Bullet wound High ranking Democrat will vote Republican s. Governor hits Stevenson for in views on South Columbia s. James f. Byrnes who served in. Sigh office for two democratic presidents has climaxed his tend with the Truman administration by announcing he will vote for Dwight d. Eisenhower. Columbia s. James f. Byrnes said today his action in swinging his sup port to Gen. E Benhower does not mean he i deserting the democratic party. Byrnes said he will vote for an Independent slate of electors backed by South carolinians for Elsen i never had any intention of voting for the Republican Byrnes said. Byrnes told an abruptly summoned press conference late yesterday he will vote for the Republican nominee because gov. Adlai Stevenson s views on Southern issues Are becoming like president Truman s. The assistant president to Franklin d. Roosevelt Ait Secretary of state under or. Tru Man thus joined democratic gov. Robert Kennon of Louisi Ana and Texas gov. Allan Shiv ers in a break with the National party Over states rights and civil rights. If you want More of the tru Man Byrnes said you should vote for governor Stevenson. If you have had enough you should vote for Byrnes said the democratic candidate has switched his views on the Taft Hartley Law fair employment practices and the filibuster Rule since Bis nomination to conform with those of the president. I shall not vote for the Byrnes declared. I shall do what i have heretofore urged others to do. I shall place loyalty to my country above loyalty to a political party and i shall vote for Gen. Dwight d. Byrnes who last aug. 5 had whipped his state democratic convention into line behind the party ticket declared on the Issue of fair employ ment practices governor Ste Venson in the past expressed the opinion such legislation was a matter for the state and not the Federal government. Now candidate Stevenson favors compulsory Federal Legisla Tion with the provision that should a state fail to enact and enforce an adequate Law that the Federal Law should before the Republican convention Eisenhower said he would oppose the comp Teory Fec and by his Byrnes said. See Byrnes Page it Joseph Short press aide to Truman Dies Washington Dent Truman lost his second press Secretary in less than two years last night with the death of Veteran Newspaperman Joseph h. Short. Short 48, collapsed and died almost instantly last night in the dining room of his Alexandria va., Home where he was recuperating from a virus infection that struck him last week. He had just finished dinner with his wife and two of his three Young children. The cause of Short s death was not determined immediately. Assistant White House press Secretary Irving perimeter said an autopsy might be performed. Or. Truman mourned the loss of my Loyal Friend a Public servant to inspire others a rare Model which cannot be re Short was More than trusted and valued or. Tru Man said in a statement. So lunar tables above the left Eye. He said travelled this Bullet horizontally and slightly Back from the Skull sticking in the Bone. 2. A Bullet wound above the right Eye which produced a fracture. This Bullet was found on the floor of the cranial cavity doctor Ely said. 3. A gunshot wound from a .38 Caliper Bullet which entered the Chest on the right Side of the breast Bone ranged backward through the left lung and fell to rest on the diaphragm. See Long 10 inti Aquia you Law Pineda a Pron Ltd Balow. 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