Continued fair and cool 1 r ‘ ’ * VOLUME I. jjpaßfcßHfffo ■ * :_ w >.£%&_ Piwl | SANTA GETS BIG WELCOME Santa Claus came to Dunn Saturday morning as the star of the big, beautiful and colorful Christmas parade and he received a tre- I mendous ovation. Santa is shown here as thousands of people crowded about his float to wave a welcome at him. Chamber Manager Joe McCullers, Parade Chairman Billy Pearsall and others report the parade as the most successful ever held here, despite extremely unfavorable weather. (Record photo by T. M. Stewart.) Reception Committee Named To Welcome Legion Chief Commander Kie Hudson Announces Reception Committee This Morning • Commander Kie Hudson of the Dunn Post of the American Legion today announced the appointment i reexotton committee to greet | National Legion Commander Earje Cooke, Jr., of Dawson, Oa., when he comes to Dunn Friday after noon. Named to the committee were: Past District Commander Hugh W. Prince. Past .District Commander J. O West. Mayor Ratfh B. Hanna, DunriMJhamber of Commerce, and are underway for * This will be the first time in the of the Dunn Dost that a ed Dunn. > Hugh Alexander of Kannapolis, commander of the North Carolina department; Wally Higgins of Ral eigh. deputy rice-commander; and Nash McKay of Raleigh, depart ment adjutant, are expected to accompany Commander Cocke on (Continued On Page 6i*> Be A CHARTER SUBSCRIBER To I The cigOy Record | 1 ■ 11 " ’ All Who Subscribe During The Next 30 Will Receive A Certificate Certifying That They Are Char ter Subscribers. vv • A"-" I ■' ''ft ", 1 flf , Give The Daily Record For Christmas THE BIGGEST NEWSPAPER BARGAIN IN I NORTH CAROLINA 1 BY CARRIER: .20 cents per week; MAO per year In advance; $5 for six months, IS far three months. 2N TOWNS MQT SERVED BY CARRIER AND ON RURAL ROUTES INSIDE NORTH CAROLINA: OSAO par gtear; hit far she months; RE far three months. OUT-OF-STAW: NUtO pwyear to advance; $0 tor six months, fS THENEXT 30 DAYSAS A SPECIAL IN- I _1! U _ _ _ I ■ J ■o■ ■* . j*• ’ '■■; • '.. I Refugee From Russians Addresses Rotary Club ■ The Rotary Club of Dunn held its regular meeting at the Methodist Church Friday evening. After a turkey dinner in the basement of the church, club members and visitors assembled in the church audi torium to hear Mrs. Waltrant Eastham. Duin Firemen Answer Call Secretary-Treasurer Howard M. Lee -reported today the Dunn Fire. Department answered a call early this morning to the .residence of Milton Raynor, 10# 8. Elm Aye., Where a bed was on fire. Firemen extinguished the smol dering fire in short order. ‘Smok ing in bed on. the part of a roomer was blamed ter the minor fire. 1 ■ A [|J Amfr. An ■A A. V A- A Lfi 19 Ik pnl ■ll ' iii Vw gb Jay Mrs. Eastham. a native of Czech oslovakia and naturalised citizen of the United States, gave a moving account of life to the .satellite Ist Raßb ■ The speaker stressed the plight of Christians In these countries, say ing that these people are, particu larly subject to persecution. The Russian government is officially godless, she said, and any religion is considered inimical to the State. Mrs. Eastham said she became a refugee from her native land be cause of the religious beliefs of herself and family. Along with many other Christian residents of the area, she was given 30 min utes notice to move out. Their “| houses were sealed, and they were allowed to take only 500 marks in money, with a few personal effects, when they a ere sent into Ger many. After moving to Germany, the speaker worked with the American forces as a translator. She was a graduate of the University of Pra gue, where she had made a spe cial study of the English language. - Later, when the Immigration bar riers were lifted, she was among Ithe early ones to receive permission to come into the United States. Democracy serves the people far (Continued On Page Four) Dunn Hi Bund Concert Set Dunn High school band and glee club will present a joint concert .Friday evening at 8 o’clock at the high school auditorium, W. L. Bur rage, band director, announced to day. This will be the first free concert presented by the two groups, Mr. Burrage said. Previous concerts hava been given at a small charge to those attending. The program, to last about ah hour, will feature Christmas music, and different selections are to be given by the band and glee club separately, with the band accomp- SSHsSSffi needay evening, Mr. Burralge re- I vealed. ** ?; * : ?<?* > For the local concert, the follow- DUNN, 4 C. MONDAY, DECEMBER 11,1950 Several Hurt In Accidents OverWeAud Only One Car’Was Involved In Each Os Three Wrecks A number of persons received injuries in a series of automobile accidents iu this area dining age weekend. In three of the accident#, only one car was involved. Percy Ammons, 41, of 1108 Wash ington Street, Portsmouth, Va.,.« in the Dunn Hospital with a brok* ' collar bone and other injuries A the result of an accident Sundjjn afternoon at 1:45 p. m. The accident occured when a If# Plymouth driven by Melvin T. Daniel, 30. of 1309 N. Street, Porfc mouth, ran off the highway not r the North-South, on Highway M j, Just outside Dunn’s city limits. AS Daniel said he ran off the ptflls ment and lost control getting ban on. The car turned over twhjp. Daniel was not hurt. Three persons were injured, ik of them critically, when an automo . bile failed to make a curve god skidded on the Baresville Road, a few miles from Dunn In Cumber land County. FRACTURED SKULL _ s| Frank Hairr of Dunn, 28, is in thJ Dunn Hospital and this morning - was still unconscious after 72 hours. He suffered a fractured skull and other injuries. David Talmadge Bagley, 20, of Dunn, Route 1, is in the hospital with head and leg injuries, and Cecil Bagley, 25, of Dunn received: lacerations about the head. , Highway patrolmen said that; Cecil Bagley, driver of the car, faß-j ed to make a curve, skidded 60 feet, cut down a telephone pole and turn ed over. He was booked on a charge of driving after revocation of his license. He was convicted of driving drunk about five months ago. In another accident, James Melvin I Byrd, 38, of Erwin, Route i received , a broken bade and is now a patient ! ; in Ctod Hope Hospital. His ba<H ’ 421, just south of Mamers. Friday t night abort t o’clock, while Byrd . was operating a 1948 Hudson. His . car ran off the road on the right j side, overturned- several times and t was practically demolished. Byrd i told officers the light of an ap . proaching automobile Winded him i on ia curve. Joe T. Godwin Dies At Home Joe> T. Godwin, 75, of Dunn route 5, died at 10 p. m. Sunday after a lingering Illness. He was bom in Johnston County, near Micro, Jan. 8, 1876, and lived there until 1944. Services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p. m. from the Shady Grove Freewill Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Walter R. Williams of Kenly, route 2. pastor of the de ceased. The body will lie In state for an nour prior to the service. Burial will be In the church ceme tery. _ Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Lillie Fitzgerald Godwin of the home; three daughters, Mrs. J. A. Gregory, FarmvlUe, Mrs. Arnold Pittman Selma, and Mrs. Leon Foster, Selma route 3; one son, the Rev. M. A. Godwin of Dunn route 2; a sister. Miss Lou Godwin of Greensboro; eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Wknmm* nRi I llllMJlAjkM HH #>h DvAiMAtAll ■ oinicr LiHingm In Srhnol System Os New Jersey *'' “ ... m M- * J : VAIS RYRD ' Record Staff Writer ‘ Burt R former LU schools, Is an educator who, despite an eleven-year absence from his na- Hva iiab> still has “tar all offer hfal hnrir", I Johnson, who frankly “rather I Truman May Be At Point Os Declaring Emergency js JI HL 'VHBte |||f 1881 ■BESHj | w ff9BBBMMB|Mj[ I ffp Y ggf|| i|HH3SBBBBHPy »- "gjl pm NEW CHEVROLET DRAWS THRONGS. . . The beautiful new 1951 Chevrolet is i now on display in the showrooms of the W r . and W. Chevrolet Company in Dunn and thousands of people are flocking to see and inspect the various news models. Presi f dent Earl Westbrook, left, is shown here as he pointed out some of the many new features of the 1951 Chevrolet to Henry M. Tyler, center, and State Senator J. Robert Young, right. The local firm extends to the public a cordial invitation to see these new cars. (Record photo by Lewis Studio) J Man Held On Murder Charge After Slaying Os Rural Officer Christmas Parade Said jtßest Conducted Here ’ “The best para<te to be the opinion of the general public here, following the an nual Christinas parade Saturday morning. Highways leading into town spilled thousands of cars into Dunn all morning Saturday, and the parade route,- along Broad St., was lined with expectant per sons before the parade started, k In spite of cold , and rainy weath er, which patted the streamers down and made the cars and floats look somewhat bedraggled’ before the end of the route, the crowd of persons attending showed all evi dence of high spirits. The children seemed especially? happy over the event. They scram bled ogee gifts of gum, candy and apples thrown from the floats and cars' and admired-’ old Santa - who rode In the final float. • ".' HORSE WRECKS BURRY In spite of its admitted excellence, the parade was almost as notable for omissions at'for the entries which actually' made the grade. One entry which didn’t quite make it was an old-fashioned surry promised by Home Furniture Co. The surry was wrecked when the horse ran away. Another bit of trouble came with the entry of Wade’s Flower Shop. Wade’s had fixed up a float complete with Santa Claus and sleigh, pulled by a mule with antlers affixed to look liim a reindeer. The mule bolted and'wrecked the float, and, accord ing to Joe McCullers, secretary of the Dunn Chamber of Commerce, the mute has not yet been found. A patrol escort headed the parade Saturday morning, followed by the flag and un official car. Then came (Continued On Page Six) i —' ~ » "■ 1 .(WAW-'W 1 ■:, « •—• He Must Find New Home Or Go To Roads A Dunn Negro who landed in Recorder’s Court Monday was given his choice of finding a new home or going oh the roads for six months. Jadge H. Paul Strickland de cided that things were a bit too close between Robert G. Alien of 612 E. Vance St. ufi Rnby Pearl Chance, despite the fact that Rnby Pearl had A Ben arrested for assaulting her. ... ... • After Allen admitted to the court that he had easy ac cess to Ruby Pearl's apart- I ment, Judge Strickland told the defendant to find new camping grounds. He gave AHen a six month sentence, suspended for n year, and taxed him with > the easts of court. Judge Strickland warned AI- » ten to find a new home before the State takes Mm over for a little roadwork. ritng, “Graduate of T.nungro« wi g h He is married to a North Caro- Truelove Believed To Have Been Convicted In Harnett , Cumberland County authorities are handing a 26-year-old ex-con- rf a C#ui> ty police officer. James Shelton Truelove of Fay etteville, Rt. 6, confessed killing Ester L. Lewis. 53, after his cap ture in a barn near Fayetteville Saturday afternoon. Taken with him was his brother, Claudie Truelove, 21, who was charged with being at: accessory after the fact. Truelove, who has a long list of convictions, is believed to have been convicted in Harnett Superior Court a of assault with a deadly weapon. On December 8, 1942, a James Shelton Truelove of Erwin Was ordered to pay (76 to George Stevens after Truelove assaulted the latter. A spokesman for the Cumberland County sheriff’s office could not definitely say that the man was the same -Truelove being held now for murder. PREVIOUS RECORD Truelove’s record up to Friday Included a charge of forgery in California, grand larceny In Wash ington State, where he served out 21 months of an original 15-year sentence; two convictions for im personating a Naval officer in Washington, D. C.; and an eight month sentence from a Cumberland (Continued On Page Four) Rev. Early To Head County Polio Drive The Dunn Shrine Club again this year Win sponsor the annual March of Dimes. This campaign has been a project of the club for a number oj years. The Rev. J. V. Early, pastor of the Divine Street Methodist Church, will act as county chair man during the coming campaign, which Win be held January 16-31. Goal for the drive next month! ittut s today. A meeting of workers will be held in early January, tee to later. the National Foundation for In-1 BE A CHARIER RECORD SUBSCRIBER Number if * High Level Talks Being ■ Held Todayl President Met Early This Morning With Congressional Leaders * 1 By ROBERT F. LOFTUS United Press Staff Correspondent- - ~ * WASHINGTON, DdB."U— (UP) —President Truman to day called a series of high level White House confer ences to discuss a deelara- .; tion of a national emergency which may be made this, week. Truman met first this morning with his “Big Four” Democratic congressional leaders to discuss methods of applying wage-price controls, as well as the impending declaration of a national emerg ency. The President also will meet at 4 o’clock this afternoon with a large group of the government's top .economic officials to cover the ■fame ground of the congressional •discussion this morning. *%»! The White House also said the President is considering making a national radio address sometime this week, but that no decision had been reached yet. DISCUSS CONTROLS Acting presidential Press Secre tary Stephen T. Early told report ers that the economic discussions fat the White House today would (Continued On Page Six) Patrolman R. B. Leonard of Lll lington today reported two acci dents near there yesterday. Ethel Murchison, 22 - year - aid Negro woman, of Lillington, Rt 2, was injured slightly In an accident Jyesterday afternoon on highway 219 couth of Lillington, suffering head” abrasions and a lacerated left knee. The accident occurred when the ’42 Ford in which she was riding, driven by Leroy Percy MaMfeg Negro, crashed into the rear of * *SO Ford sedan, driven by Edward William Seagram, 32, soldier sta-g itioned at Fort Bragg. Damage wa* .done to both cars. Marsh is charged with driving £ without an operator’s license, and a hearing will be held in Lflling- s ton tomorrow. rashed into the front of a Chrysler sedan driven by Charlie Blue, Negro, » on highway 15-A north of LilHng ton Sunday. No one was hurt, but both cars were damaged. Blue was cited for reckless driving. Btiker lives at Varina, Rt 1. BhM is a resident of Fuquay, Rt. 3. • >r':.W ■ •> : jgp§|. s*■ . ;v: ; V : ®.pi mKst^m Buckhom, Reid Ross; W. B. Bruce; Ptoeview, a A Hut flns; Broadway. Route 1*

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