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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - September 22, 1954, Kingsport, TennesseeCancer thursday p. M. Civic auditorium deathless Days City county 36 bumper to bumper can place Jou grave to grave. Kingsport times vol. Al no. 189 phone Clurcie 6-8121 sewage Plant plans offered n. Y. Democrats pick Harriman As candidate in j. I a recommendation that the City build a sewage treat a tiie associated press enl Plant and other facilities costing an estimated Neu Vork democrats Bill Barnett Kingsport tenn., wednesday sept. 11, 1954 22 pages five cents the weather Clear and rather cold tonight Low -50-45. Thursday fair and becoming somewhat warmer in afternoon. Yesterdays High 77 last night s Low 54 noon temperature 63, rainfall. .02 Inch. Three copies of a thick Booklet embodying recommendations of Wiedeman and Singleton consulting engineers distributed among members for further study. Only a few highlights of the tons were made Public at the meeting. One of these is thai the initial treatment Plant have a capacity of seven million Gallons of sewage a Day. Thai Ilic engineers said he sufficient capacity for a City of 24.000 p o p u 1 a t i o n. V Inch is what the engineers Esti mated the 1955 population would be inside the City. They said it would be fairly to enlarge the treatment plan from tune to Lime As population and Industrial growth require some of the other new facilities needed however would he costly to replace the engineers said. They recommended hat these be larg e enough to allow for growth of the City by the annexation of adjoining areas. On the basis of past growth and other factors the engineers Esti mated the popular Ion within the City limits will be about 55.000 by 1990. The 1950 population was slightly under City water lines serve a number of suburban areas but sewer lines do not extend outside the City. Sewer lines Are added As soon As practicable after new areas Are annexed. The engineers estimated uie Cost of the initial sewage treatment Board considers traffic entry Oij w. Sullivan a proposal to limit traffic enter no West Sullivan Street from the Highway to the extreme in right Lane is Beins considered Mer ambassador and foreign Aid chief topped rep. Franklin Roosevelt or. On the first Conven Tion ballot. Today also Marks the Start of a three Day speaking tour by presi Dent Eisenhower. He has scheduled four talks for a swing through Montana. Oregon Washington and California. Vice president Nixon was barn storming Minnesota today urging a oo11 Victory in the nov. 2 balloting for control of Congress. Rixon spoke last Niolu at was Lansing. Mich., and challenged Democrat Adlai Stevenson to make constructive suggestions rather and criticisms on the Eisenhower administration. Polling of Delegate votes in the entry bid by red China new York City Beikian Sharify Alabama offers new school plan 1 on segregation Montgomery. Ala. Sept. 2 bold new plan to Sholis Alabama s compulsory p u b 11 school system and let the Parent say want segregate City traffic authorities. The Rev. Lloyd Mcmillan 938 air View Avenue proposed the action to the Board of mayor and aldermen tuesday night and was told it already was under consideration by assistant City manager k. Marsh and others making a traffic improvement after Midnight. The count was halted soon after Harriman picked red by a legislative committee an classrooms has been recommend continuing study. suggested a heavy allow line to keep the Highway traffic to the right and permit Raffic from to gain a Cess to the Middle Lane Niider the the present setup he said through traffic monopolizes both fines and bottles up Westview tray Plant itself at the Cost in at intersection of maintenance and operation after it is built was estimated at a year. Two new sewer Mains and sewer pumping facilities were among the other recommendations. The Council has not yet decided How the new facilities arc to be financed. City treasurer j. K. Pecktal recommended the issuance of water department reve sufficient in tie Bonds and crease in monthly water rates both inside and outside the City to among other suggestions from up the 510 votes needed to win. Roosevelt then entered the a suggested that the Nomin Ifon of my old Friend Averell narinian be made h called Harriman a great Lead with a great at that Point. Harriman had 5 votes Roosevelt 217. Harriman 62, had the Hackin of the state s most influential part leaders. A former Republican h served both the Roosevelt and to Man administrations. Democrats continue selection the state ticket today As new Yoi republicans open their convention in Syracuse. The gop is expected to name As Harriatt s opponent sen. Irving m. Ives the Choice o retiring gov. Thomas e. Dewey. Eisenhower huddled at Denver Cuzzens. Bob Peters or. Requested that a traffic Light be placed at the esterday with gop nation intersection of East Market and an Leonard Hal who to Wexler streets and a letter from him republicans face a har d. J. Quillen asked that a Street g to retain of con Light be placed at the Corner of have a Chance o Market and Island streets succeeding. Presidential aides Sai Civ was nil like y o cause City manager Moulton said Sev eral new Street lights had been ordered recently and he believed one of them was for the intersect cover interest and retirement of the Bonds. The state Stream pollution control Board several years ago listed Fry Kingsport among those municipalities in which sewage treatment plants Are needed most urgently. Re Ferrari since then the City has been issued of tolerance permits every six months to continue dumping untreated sewage into the South Holston River so Long As the City is Makin Tion referred to. He said he was Progress satisfactory to the control Board toward eventual construction of a treatment Plant. The present tolerance permit extends through december 31. Fur ther Progress will have to be shown to obtain a renewal january 1. Since the original classification of urgent need for a treatment Plant Here the pollution problem in the South Holston below Kings port has been intensified by the construction of two new Tva dams. When storing water the dams reduce the Ordinary flow of the River. Several Large Industrial plants have their own sewerage systems and already Are taking Steps to reduce their share of River pollution. The City has acquired a site Lor a treatment Plant currently is acquiring an additional Small site for a pumping station and now Hasi the Complete construction plans. Gasoline prices drop again near Johnson City Johnson City sept. Line prices in Washington county took another dip today As several sure one of them was in that Sec Tion of the City. Peters said the accidents or near accidents week at the Wexler Street intersection. His suggestion was affix committee Peters also asked rezoning of a lot on Cassell drive adjoining Cherokee Village from a single change in Eisenhower s Campaign plans. The president Speaks informal today at Missoula Mont. Blountville sept. Law family residence zone to a duplex a apartment zone. He was told that request would have to be submitted to the planning commission. Court jury tuesday dismissed five w. E. Starnes asked that Spring Street be paved Highland Street to Park Street. He was advised to circulate a petition. The Board took under advise ment a request from mrs. W m Brewer that something be done about getting rid of unsightly rub Bish on East Sullivan Street. Mayor Wimberly said an Effort up from the prop erty owners concerned. A petition for paving Waverly suits totalling growing out of a car truck Colli Sion in which four Bluff cite youths died last november. Defendant in the suits was super service freight lines inc. Plain tiffs were the families of the foul youths who were killed and one who was injured in the wreck on the Kingsport Bristol Highway. The damage suits tried jointly had been heard monday and tues Day. The jury received the Case at 4 . Tuesday and returned its verdict about an hour later. Hill 25 Yards East of the Beacon Hill drive in theatre on the ,-----0blountville Highway. Road from Lanion Street to pros a Billy Barker Malone h Phillip pet drive was received and filed. Malone. 15 Richard Perry 17, and Idean Ray. 16, were killed ill the collision with the trailer truck. Jerry Gregg 13. Was injured and spent two months in a Bristol hos to outside the Johnson City limits Gen Cut regular grades to 19 cents per our Ballon. I is Attlee returns Home London sept. 22. Pital and seven months in a cast Mer British prime minister Clem judgment of s50.000 was asked ent Attlee returned to London to in each of the five cases with an Day to conclude his six week world j additional amount asked by mrs tour during which he visited Pope Mother of Jerry now and communist China. Gregg for the loss of services of the labor party Leader told re i her son and Hospital Bill. Porters on Landing that i think the plaintiffs were represented a group of lawyers. It would open the Way for state subsidized private schools an strike from the state Constitution the historic mandate that separate schools must be provided for Whit and negro students. The proposed constitutional amendment is one of eight change in Alabama s organic Law suggested by a special legislative com Mittee and a segregation commit tee of the Alabama bar association As a Way of getting around the supreme court decision out Lawing separate schools. Sen. Albert Boutwell of birding Lam chairman Senate House committee announced two weeks ago that a plan had been forwarded to gov. Gordon persons the details were withheld however until a source close to the com Mittee disclosed them today. The program is aimed at re moving All reference to Public schools in the Constitution and re writing Section ?56 which Specif Cally provides for a Public schoo. System with separate schools for the White and negro races. Two of the proposed Amend ments also would authorize the legislature to make school offi gals and employees judicial of ices to protect them against Law Uit and require the state to de end them against court action. A proposed amendment to Sec Ion 256 would give the legislature vide latitude in establishing non Tate operated schools and arranging for the Grant or loan of pub c funds and the lease Sale or nation of real or personal proper v to or for the Benefit of citizens f the state for educational Pur instead of mandatory Public schools. The amendment says it the policy of the state of Ala Ama to Foster and promote the sponsor cancer the Huffaker advertising manager of the port times news and wept manager i aul l. Overbay right review their promotional efforts with de Bridges Public service director of the state medical association. King sports first free health forum will be held thursday night in the civic auditorium at 8 o clock. Be starts tour to collect votes Denver of president Eisen Ower advised the republicans Ace a hard fight to maintain control of go press starts a on new school Here saturday the saturday and i education of its citizens in a Man or and extent consistent with its available resources and the will Gness and ability of the i divid Al but it adds g tour of the far West tonight Ith the Campaign Pace quicken g. But presidential aides said Pri lately they doubted the word top National chairman Leonard Hall to the summer White ouse about a Tough fight ahead Ould alter Eisenhower s tactics. Hall himself indicated after a 90 minute conference with the presi ent yesterday that the chief executive plans to continue the re strained sort of campaigning he has been doing. The pattern so far has been a lot of handshaking Republican nothing in the candidates wherever he goes but no Public plugs for them As Indi n Laos nothing m inf institution shall be construed As visuals. And no brickbats tossed rating or recognizing any right education or training at Public expenses nor As limiting the a orly and duty of the legislature to require or impose conditions procedures deemed necessary the preservation of peace and and to avoid confusion and Dis the direction of the democrats. The opposition is being left to other Republican leaders. For example. Hall told a news conference Here yesterday that former president Truman helps the gop cause every time he comments in the con Gressional election Campaign. Eisenhower arranged to leave open at 9 i for a new j High school for Kingsport. Balloting will be held at Only one place City Hall because the of Kingsport is not divided into wards for municipal elections. The . Is gloomy on French plan by John m. Hightower Washington sept. 22 solving the German rearmament dilemma has left official washing ton in a gloomy mood about the 9 group to elect officials for today s session a United nations we the ninth . Genera Assem Bly turned to election of seven vice presidents and seven com Mittee chairmen this morning after an opening session which Side tracked the annual communist bid to seat red China. Five of the vice presidencies under . Rules go to the dig five permanent members of the Security Council the United states Britain prance the soviet Union and nationalist China. Burma and Ecuador were slated or the other two on a geography Cal rotation basis. As expected before the session s opening. Or. Eelco Van Kief ens. Netherlands minister to por Ugal. Was elected Assembly presi Dent yesterday after the s he Viii of the red China Issue. Leading candidates for the top committee posts were these political Francisco Urrutia co Nibia special political Thor Thors Iceland economic sir Douglas Copland Australia social in Nosek. Czechoslovakia Trust Rafik Asha Syria admin Stative pole Sarasin. Thailand Egal Francisco Garcia Amador Uba. With Van Kleffen the 14 lesser Assembly officials make up the leering committee. They were to Leet this afternoon to plan the session s work on the 67 items pro used for the International group s Genda. Our injured n two wrecks eur ballots has passed. Decision to recall Senate slated soon Washington sept. 22 Senate Secretary Mark Trice said today a decision May be made by i me inc Tuuu i me Uci Noums. Nightfall on whether the Senate can criticism and counter criticism of reconvene next week to decide on a defences conclusion any satisfactory solution of deadline for obtaining Absentee German problem will require sub d 44, Charleston four persons were injured in two accidents in the Kings the port area Early wednesday. Motion to censure sen. Joseph r Mccarthy Kenower arrange o a Der and effective and Oenver at

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