THE WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY AND SLIGHTLY WARMER IN CEN TRAL AND EAST PORTIONS TODAY. I. MILITARY CENSORSHIP IS IMPOSED j iii j. im BOTTOMS UP—Over 170 gallons of stump hole whiskey went gurgling down the drain Wednesday when Deputy Sheriff Oscar Pearce dumped two caches of popskull taken in raids during the fall. Fireman Mann Norris, Jr., opened the jars and served *? Pearce poured. Value of the illicit moonshine was about $1,400. (Record Staff photo.) [Employees At Erwin Will Receive Hams The butcher’s apron will be more appropriate, to Santa Claus than his usual ermine-trimmed red flan nels Thursday when Erwin Mills hegiM distribution of almost «,000 Succulent Colonial ham?ioit«r em ployees. ♦{/Distribution of the Christmas gifts to each family head employed by the two mills in Erwin will be made in the Erwin High School gym nasium. Large hunks of the tooth some hog meat will be distributed Thursday from 10 am. until noon and from 3 to 4 p.m. SANTA’S HELPERS Manager E. H. Bost and Assistant I Manager W. H. Muse, will be Santa’s middlemen for the yearly bonus 1 A&°rt. Be A CHARTER SUBSCRIBER To The Daily Record All Who Subscribe During The Next 30 Days Will Receive A Certificate Certifying That They Are Char ter Subscribers. . Give The Daily Record For Christmas THE BIGGEST NEWSPAPER BARGAIN IN NORTH CAROLINA BY CARRIER: .SO cents per week; $8.50 per year In advance; $5 for six months, $3 for three months. IN TOWNS NOT SERVED BY CARRIER AND ON RURAL ROUTES INSIDE NORTH CAROLINA; $6.00 per year; $3.50 for six months; $2 for three months. OUT-OF-STATE: $8.50 per year In advance; $5 for six months, $3 for three months. Save One Dollar A $1 DISCOUNT WILL BE GIVEN ON ALL ONE—YEAR SUBSCRIPTIONS DURING A THE NEXT 30 DAYS AS A SPECIAL IN TRODUCTORY OFFER. Use This Convenient Subscription Coupon Today: TO: THE DAILY RECORD DUNN, NORTH CAROLINA alter my subscription for years months to THE DAILY RECORD. Enclosed is $ in payment NAME _ STREET OR BOX NUMBER , , CITY —i : STATE : Some 1,600 of the hams will be distributed In Erwin alone, while similar gifts Will be made to em ployee* in the -evmpeny’s other mills at Durham, Neuse and Cool eemee. Last year the company presented its employees with Chatham blang est, while turkeys were used for bonus gifts the preceding two years. The big, delicious hams were cur ed by Colonial Frozen Foods Lockers Os Dunn, which used its own famous light-smoke curing method. Man ager A1 Wullenwaber and his staff have been working overtime gett ing the hams ready for delivery. Vr-..f ; . < , • B ailu, %\ttnrfr 170 Gallons Os Whiskey Go Down Sink Folks who were dreaming of a ' white whiskey Christmas would have been shocked and hurt Wed. mor ning to watch Deputy Sheriff Oscar Pearce unceremoniously pour over 170 gallons of illegal rot-gut into a city jail lavlory. The fruit of two raids on block-, aders, the bust-head whiskey was valued by Pearce at about $8 per gallon—or roughly $1,400. The largest share of the loot, some 140 gallcns, was taken from a convicted white whiskey dealer. The remaining 34 gallons, said Pearce, was snagged in • a raid on a Harnett still. The first batch was takSn Oct. 2, the second during Nov ember. POWERFUL STRETCH Luckily, there were no public drunks In the cells to be driven mad by the powerful stench of raw moon shine. Most of the stuff came in half gallon jars which are destined for the junk heap. Pearce said that recovered whiskey jugs have little resale value—people just don’t want to can food in a jar which’ once contained the volatile liquid. FIREMEN ANSWER CALL A blazing oil stove took Dunn’s Fire Department to the home of Policeman Gaither Riley Monday afternoon, but the fire was out when, the trucks arrived, Secretary Howard M. Lee reported today. The call to the Riley residence, in the 900 block of W. Harnett St., came at 2:22 p. m. Firemen Plan Annual Event Dunn’s firemen and their guests will gather at the armory Wednes day night for their, annual Christ mas party and banquet, Secretary Howard M. Lee said Wednesday. Tops in interest—at least to the fire-eaters—will be the presentation of their yearly pay checks. During the aifair, which will be gin at 7:30 p. m., the firemen will exchange gifts with v their wives, said Lee. In addition, each guest will get a gift. SPECIAL GUESTS Special guests for the occasion will be J. C. Andrews, local secre tary-treasurer of the Firemen’s Re lief Fund and Mrs. Andrews; Dr. A. R. McQueen, fire department chap lain; the Rev. and Mrs. Richard Gammon; Mr. add Mrs. Ballard McLamb; Empie Hall and guest. McLamb and Hlall are former fire men. f r Mayor Ralph E. Hanna, fire chief will preside over the annual meeting. Some 34 firemen and their wives or girl friends are expected to at tend, Lee said. ■ DUNN, N. C. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1950 Air, Sea Land Bombardment ( Stops Chinese 1300 ENEMY TROOPS REPORTED KILLED IN PAST 24 HOURS TOKYO, Dec. 20 (UP)— An unparalleled land, sea and air bombardment strew ed death and destructfcn through Communist forces besieging the melting United Nations beachhead in North east Korea today. Carrier-based planes alone killed or wounded 1,300 enemy troops in the past 24 hours. Artillery batteries jammed into the tiny beachhead around Hungnam and the big guns of warships offshore took an almost equal toll. Full military censorship imposed by Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s head quarters this afternoon cloaked late details of the beachhead fighting., but at lasr reports units of the revived North Korean Army still were jabbing at the northeast rim of the beachhead. U. S. defenders of the beachhead easily parried the attacks, and the rain of shells, bombs and bullets prevented the enemy from moun ting a full-scale assault. For the moment, upwards of 100,000 Chinese massed around the tjcacnhead were leaving the fighting to the North Koreans. On the other side of Korea, South Korean 3rd Gorps forces ran into strong North Korean resistance yesterday along a 30-mile front northeast of Seoul in their two week-oldliniited offensive. Small-scale fighting flared all a long the sector of Chuncheon, 43 miles ‘ northeast of Seoul, an Bth Army spokesman said. He said she rdontluued on , Page 7) ' P, ", Cotton Boost Badly Needed’ CIVIC CLUBS ASKED TO HELP PROMOTE COTTOrv PRODUCTION RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 20—(UP)— ■The State’s cotton harvest this year was the smallest since Recon struction days but plans were under uction boost. More than 100 representatives of farm organizations, agricultural agencies and cotton trades and in (Continued on Page 7) BULLETINS SfcOUL, Korea, Dec 20 —(UP)—More than 1,000 sick, shivering Korean children who lost their families in the war were airlifted from Communist-threatened Seoul to day in an “Operation Little Orphan Annie.” The orphans ranged from six months to 13 years old. NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 20 —(UP) —Cotton futures opened steady on the New Orleans Cotton Exchange today, from 10 to 65 cents higher on the bale. March 42.92 up 2 points from previous close; May 42.59 up 13; July 42.16 up 8; Oct. 39.28 up 5. CHICAGO, Dec. 20 (UP) Chicago’s policy wheels milk smalltime gamblers of almost $50,000,000 in nickels, dimes and quarters exery year, testimony before the Sen ate Crime Investigating Committee showed today. PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 20—(UP)- —A mqn was shot and critically wounded on a street comer today in what may have been the latest strike of Philadelphia’s “phanton” snipper. Richard Lavery, 45, was felled by a bullet as he chatted with two friends put side a string band headquar ters in South Philadelphia. - MEMPHIS, Tenn", Dec. 20 —(UP)—Young Ramon Earl Irwin said today that he liked the nightclubs of Miami Beach so much that he planned to open one of his own thousands of miles away—with $30,000 he took from one of the resort city’s banks. Irwin, 21, talked freely to the FBI as he awaited a hearing Friday prior to his removal to Miami for punishment. KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 20—(UP)—The Knoxville City Council last night approved an ordinance iequiring all city officials and employes to state their past and present politi cal affiliations, and say whether they ever belonged to an organization on the Attorney General’s “subversive” list. BRUSSELS, Belgium, Dec. 20—(UP)—U. S. Secretary of State todaythat the Atlantic Pact con- 'yOßnUmm lll, * a % I JBrv r * Lg iff. life SCOUTS AID DRlVE—Erwin Girl Scouts are helping out with the Christmas setl campaign in Erwin. Shown here are a group of the girls operating a booth in front of Stemburg’s Store. Seated are: Nancy Dennis, Peggy Henry, and Diane Ralph, who is making a sale to Harold Byrd, manager of Steinburg’s. Standing are Christine Ses soms and Wanda McLaurin. Mrs. Pauline Ralph, chairman of the drive, reported to day that more than $350 has already been raised. Mrs. Byron Stephens is Scout lead er. Mrs. Ralph today urged all citizens who have notmailed i n their contribution to do so as soon as possible. (Daily Record photo by Lewis Studio.) Bank Held Up Today CANDOR, N. C„ Dec. 20.—(UP) —Two armed robbers held up the Bank of Candor at 11:45 A. M., today, forced three employes to lie on the floor and escaped with “less than $1,000” bank officials reported. Cashier Carl Myers, one of the three persons in the bank, said. ,U»e tyo young men bad “been in tl)e bank once before this morn ing.” When" they came in Che second time, Myers said, ‘They sort of mosied up to the teller’s window as if > they didn't know to do.” He said one of the men shoved a small revolver through the teller’s cage and barked “Stick up your hands. This is a holdup.” Myers said the bank employes offered no resistance and one of the men wanted into the vault to gather up the money. When he failed to return after a few min utes, the gunman yelled “hurry it up” gnd ordered Myers and his fellow workers to lie on the floor. When the man returned from the Vault, Myers said, the gunman ordered them to stay on the floor until they were well out of the bank. He said he got up in time to. see them drive away in a large, green old model Bulck. Business Men Asked Not To Hike Prices By ROBERT F. LOFTUS U P Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 —(UP) — The government put all businessmen on their honor today not to raise prices and to cancel some increases made since the Korean war began. The Economic Stabilization Agen cy announced a set of pricing stan dards, generally geared to pre-Korea profits .arid Dec. 1 prices, that'will serve as voluntary price ceilings for big and little business. They cover practically everything from the cor ner grocery store to the giant steel industry. WAGES NEXT Wages are next. An ESA spokes man said a corresponding plan for voluntary stabilization of everyone’s pay check is in preparation and will be disclosed in the very near fut ure. Two Senate Republicans—John W. Bricker, 0., and Homer E. Cape hart, Ind.—said the administration ■was ignoring the intent of Congress by imposing price controls without “simultaneous wage controls.” The Steel industry reacted caut- i iously to the new government move. U.S. Steel Corp., pace-setter of 1950 wage-price increase, refused comment. But some industry spokesmen said it was uncertain whether the government order ap plied to the latest steel price boost —effective Dec. I—and that it “looks like a problem that,will have to be straightened out in Washington.” About the only exceptions from the voluntary price controls right now are farmers and. automobile makers. FARM PRODUCTS IMMUNE Most farm products are immune from control—although the neat (Continued on Page 7) T STATE NEWS BRIEFS x . . RALEIGH, N. C„ Dec. 20—(UP)— Gov. Kerr Scott's Highway Saftey Committee made recommendations to the Governor yesterday on long range methods of cutting North Carolina’s high rate of traffic ac cidents. The group, headed by Raleigh Publisher John Park, rec ommended that the 1951 Legislature pass a new mechanical inspection law to insure safety of automobiles operating on the highways. It also asked that the legislature Appropri ate money to emjSloy 10 additional highway patrolemen to enforce safe ty laws. FAYETTEVILLE, N. C„ Dec. 20 —(UP)—Ex-convict James Shelton Truelove was held without bond to day to face trial for the murder of a Cumberland rural policeman. Truelove waived preliminary hear ing and was bound over to Superior Court for trial in the fatal shooting of Policeman Ester Lewis Dec. 0. Truelove’s younger brother, Claude Thurston Truelove, was placed un der (10,000 bond on a charge of (Continued on Page 7) FOOD STORES TO CLOSE Dunn grocery stores wU be closed on both Monday and Tues day in order to give the over tag by James Sntaes. far the croup. £ / V :U Dunn-Erwin s Water Set-Up Not Effected Secretary of State Thad Eure has issued a charter of incorpora tion to Harnett Water Company, Incorporated at Erwin, but Manager E. H* Bost of Erwin Mills, Incor porated said this morning that formation of the new corporation wyjuld in no way effect the present water arrangement with the Town of Dunn. At present, the Town of Dunn supplies water for Erwin and the hale of this water brings the town revenue totaling approximately $25,- 000 a year. Mr Bost said this morning that his company had no idea of chang ing the present arrangement. TIIE INCORPORATORS Listed as incorporators of Harnett Water Company were: R. S. Kelly, B. B. Hudson and E. R. Thomas, •Jr., all of Erwin. Mr. Kelly and Mr. Hudson are officials of the mills iand Mr. Thomas is a prominent druggist. The corporation is empowered “to construct dams, reservoirs, water towers, etc.” Authorized capital stock was listed at SIOO,OOO and Subscribed stock at S3OO. City Manager Tommy Hobbs said 'this morning that his office had received many inquiries concerning the matter, and added that he was happy to learn that the pleasant and satisfactory arrangement bet ween Dunn and Erwin would not be disturbed. More Pasture Land Seeded In Harnett The Agricultural Conservation Program gave a big boost to efforts to provide more and better pastures on Harnett Couflty farms during the 1950 calendar year. Some 775 Harnett County farmers seeded 2,329 acres of permanent pastures with 60 percent erf the “out ’ of-the-pocket” cost furnished through the ACP, Mcßryde Camer on, Chairman of the Harnett County Production and Marketing Adminis tration Committee, announced this week. -i : * The PMA Chairman pointed out that this acerage represents an in crease of 1,248 acres seeded to pas-, tures by farmers under the ACP last year. Pasture seed, made available to participating farmers through the program’s purchase order system included 4,652 pounds of ladine 6 pounds of white dutch clover; 7,025 pounds of orchard grass; and 18,187 SEED • ‘ > •. v,, - , - ■ - \ v • , : BE A CHARTER RECORD SUBSCRIBER f . • NO. 11 Korean War News To Be Controlled McARTHUR’S ACTION IS HELD AS INDICATIVE OF SERIOUS SITUATION By ROBERT BENNYHOFF U. P. Staff Correspondent TOKYO, Dec. 20 (UP)— Ge n. Douglas MacArthur’s headquarters imposed full military censorship today on dispatches and photographs dealing with the war in Ko rea. The end of “voluntary censorship” and immediate start of compulsory military censorship was announced by Col. M. P. Echols, MacArthur’s public information officer at 3:30 p.m. (1:30 EST>. A memorandum handed to cor respondents said that: 1. Dispatches written by corres pondents in Korea and transmitted to Japan by army-controlled com munications will be screened for security in Korea. 2. Material originating in Japan will be submitted to the press ad visory section of MacArthur’s head quarters for clearance before trans mission. 3. Dispatches already screened in Korea need not be submitted to the press advisory section in Tokyo unless they have been rewritten. The memorandum said the cen sorship order applied to “all press stories, radio broadcasts, magazine articles and photographs pertaining to military operations.” INCLUDES ALL FORMS “Military operations will be In terpreted to include all forms—that Is supply, transportation, evacuation and. administration, as well as cas ualties and replacements," it said. MacArthur’s headquarters set up” tho press advisory division In Tokyo Monday following reverberation* over what headquarters called sec- . hrity violations involving military operations in the Hungnam beach head in Northeast Korea. The division is headed by Col. E. C. Burkart of New Britain, Pa., and operates on an around-the-clock seven-day week basis. f At the outset of the fighting, MacArthur said military censorship was repugnant to him. Instear, he instituted what he called voluntary censorship. Under this, ~ correspondents were asked to oh- -■ serve certain basic military security guidance regulations issued by var- H ious commands. Most Correspondents felt—and many top-level commanders have agreed—that voluntary censorship K worked fairly well. But there have been a number of instances in which 11 military ideas of what constituted ' security regulations and those of . ; correspondents differed. ~ Dunn Stores 4 Open Nights Stores in Dunn ‘ win remain , ' open, beginning tonight and con- jm linuing the remainder of the week, . 'M until 9 p. m. for the convenience of Christmas shoppers. For the delight of the children, Santa Claus will be going from store to store the rest of the week, v , i Local stores will be closed on 'Alg Monday, and merchants request I that shoppers do their buying for . J Monday while doing their Christ- £5 mas shopping this week. ed of high quality seed,” the farm • leader said, “as only seed meeting high germination and purity tests are made available.” Not only in Harnett County, feu& > throughout the State, farmers are taking advantage of services offer ed through the Agricultural Con- h serration Program to aid them blish more and better permanent;! pastures. Recent announcement by I G. Tom Scott, State PMA Chairman Raleigh, reveals that 205A00 acres ’ of permanent pasture were in the State with ACP assistance during the 1950 calendar year. ThW?

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