■ THE WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY AND NOT QUITE SO COLD TODAY AND TONIGHT dfOLtjME I. New Chinese Offensive Is Launched Wmm wmgammmmm § o ' i nnn #r: v :09Efl9|HflH»»|X ••< f i-, lf£f| $ *|Jw ®|*| : m up in 111 f s i|, ■ i |l§L * W&Lm km * H e JHBBr fe. •*♦>**ll % IMP r Jmßt floWfe fe Tf ' fftfiiiitllßnHßf jyl - Hn IwW BKJ jraffinf # ..SEE £? Bi Hi? : ;r.;( :: T - v m ■ HR >; 1 */<<% 'JswSbsswPSKSla « vj»«s*>®-.. ■ n jrts * HP y H I, '' _ HAMS FOR CHRISTMAS Employees of Erwin Mills, Ine. today were making plans for a real feast on Christ mas day. Each of them has been presented a big, delicious Colonial Ham by the company. Manager E. H. Bost is shown in this picture as he presented a ham to Mrs. Joyce Herring, who beamed all over as she felt the weight of it. Next to Mr. Bost is his secretary, Mrs. V. C. Swanson. Assistant Manager W. H. Muse, General Superinten dent Bill Miley and other members of the official staff are shown in the group as they helped present the more V than 1950 hams. (Record Staff Photo by T. M. Stewart.) * R- IWWY Tax Listing To Begin On January 2 SUPERVISOR JOHNSON SENDS OUT REMINDER TO HARNETT TAXPAYERS Tax listing, for property owners and persons required to pay poll taxes, will Begin o?) Tuesday, Jan. 2. Tax Supervisor Berles C. Johnson • Utfay urged that all property owners be as prompt as possible in making their listings, to avoid the inconvenience of a last-minute rush.’ The tax supervisor’s office once more made it known to taxpayers that only a signed listing will be accepted, and no abstracts will oe copied. If a property owner fails to list during the period set aside for that purpose, a penalty of ten per cent *1 be charged. Listing is scheduled to end Feb. 15. Minimum penalty for failure to list for taxes is one dollar. FARM CENSUS Information for the annual farm census will be taken at the same time that listing for taxes is made. Johnson asked that farmers have complete information ready, in order to save time and make an accurate census. tax supervisor’s office will provide list takers in the county with posters to distribute in their townships advertising who they are and where they may be found. The following persons were named as list takers at the Dec. I meeting of the county board of commission ers: * Anderson Creek, J. Hartwell Butts; Averasboro, Mrs. Ruth Gavin and Mrs. Frances Stewart; Barbecue, D B. Holder; Black River, Lester YJbodall; Buckhorn, E. M. Blanch ard; Duke, Mrs. Mildred Cameron; Grove, Mrs. N. S. Hudson; Hector’s Creek, T. C. Kendall; Johnsonvllle, E. E. Perkins; Lillington, R. B. O’Quinn; Neill’s Creek, Leon E. Davis; Stewart’s' Creek, Thomas (Continued On Page Seven) UN Cease-Fire Bid Rejected By China By ROBERT VERMILLION UP Staff Correspondent TOKYO, Dec. 22.—(UP)—Com munist China rejected today the United Natiqns bid for- a cease-fire in the Korean War. by declaring the United Nations; cease-fire resolution was "illegal” because Communist £hlna was not a UN member. China’s rejection of the UN med iation effort was dlscloeed v in a news broadcast In the Chinese language NewChlna NewsA*ency < which was The broadcast said a note reject the XTJw 8 mediation swiots vtS Sjt to the United Nations three man mediation committee at Lake .jjremler and "Foreign Minister Chou Employees At Erwin Begin Yule Holiday Employees of Erwin Mills, Incorporated began their Christmas holidays this morning—each of them with a big tender country ham for a Christmas feast. The big textile company yester day presented each of its employees with’ a Colonial Ham and at 6:30 o’clopt this morning the mills shut down operations until Tuesday mid night. Manager E. H. Bost, Assistant Manager W. H. Muse and members of their staff personally vpshed each of the employees a "Merry Christ mas,” presented each of them a big ham, and added their wish that they’ll enjoy the period of rest and the happiest Christmas ever. Presentation of the hams as an extra Christmas bonus took place in the Erwin school gymnasium. They were distributed yesterday from 10 a. m. until noon and from 3 to 4 p. m. WEIGHING OVER 26,006 POUNDS A total of more than 1,950 hams were given to the employees at Erwin. Many of them had already enjoyed Colonial ham and they beamed with pleasure as they re ceived their gifts. The hams were cured by Colonial Frozen Foods Lockers, Inc. of Dunn by a special and secret formula worked out by Manager A1 Wullen waber. These hams are now in great demand and are becoming widely known. Erwin churches are planning special Christmas programs, ' with emphasis to be .placed on the ser vices Sunday. The Erwin Local 250 of the Textile Workers Union of America, under leadership of President Cecil Tur nage and Business Manager Lacy Dawkins, has planned an outstan ding Christmas program for children pf the town this weekend. Another program for the children is planned by the Erwin Woodmen of the World. sent of the Chinese people’s gov ernment’s delegates," the broadcast quoted the note. "ILLEGAL AND INVALID” "As the Chinese Peoples Govern ment has stated Umt and again, this type of important resolution, passed ; without participation of China’s formal representatives And espec ■ tally an important resolution con -1 ceroing Asia, is illegal and invalid. | “Therefore, neither the Chinese ‘ Government nor its representatives ! are prepared to have any, contact with this illegal three-man commit • We.” I , Chou’s note was in reply to two ■ requests for a cease-fire conference t Peking *OO^ b * en i man committee apprised by tho United Nations General Assembly 1 Dec. 14 to seek a cease-fire in 1 K - _ hniA (Eto Bailu Jlvmrfr Woman Badly Hurt In Wreck Mrs. Rachel Lee Morris is in Dunn Hospital today in serious condition as the result of an accident near Angier last night. The crash ocCtMF* "about two miles from Angier on highway 210. A Ford, driven by James Leslie McNeill, Negro going east on the road, passed a farm tractor. McNeill could not complete the pass, and he cut far left to the shoulder of the road, to miss the oncomipg vehicle according to the highway patrol. The Morris car, driven by Ed Morris, cut right to the road shoulder, then left again to avoid the McNeill car. The bumper of the Morris car caught the other vehicle and turned over in the highway. Mr. Morris, thrown from the car, was pinned underneath, and her condition was described as very serious today, with the probability of a fractured pelvis. Neither of the drivers was hurt. Mr. and Mrs. Morris are residents of Lillington Rt. 1. County Seat Drive Lags Lillington’s drive to pay off a $7,000 dept on the new Community Building has .(alien well behind schedule, according to a progress report by Mrs. Joel Layton, Jr., finance chairman. > Only S6OO has been collected dur ing the past two weeks in a drive which was originally scheduled to run one week. The campaign was begun two weeks ago when the directors, head ed by Mack Norwood, Communiay Building Committee c hair man, found that interest on the $7,000 was piling up swiftly. Mrs. -Layton said that the drive Will continue for an indefinite period. She urged that Lillington citizens who wish to contribute get in touch with solicitors in their districts. Yule Postal Receipts Up The Dunn Poet Office will be closed both Sunday and Monday for the Christmas holidays, Pdstmaster Ralph Wade announced Friday. He said that an attempt will be made to deliver an incoming mail Saturday. In addition, the post master urged that anyone wanting to mail Christmas packages vdo so roHS y ° U hC Postmaster Wade added ttttt the' (volume of mail handled during the K UjTrolume^or'the' same last year. r-. •• i ■ DUNN, N. C. TRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1950 Pigs Is Pigs ; Pigs Is Also Cash In Hand Pigs is pigs, according to a noted author. And pigs is also money in the hands of the young sters who maintain the Harnett County Pig Chain. The chain has taken S6OO worth of pigs and turned them into $14,140 worth of potential ham, bacon and sidemeat. County Agent C. R. Ammons reported to the Lillington Rotary Club recently. <QR(PINAXK& RE BOARD The Idea originated with the Harnett Board of Agriculture, which decided to distribute pigs to 4-H club members and other young agriculturists as an exper iment. The board started the ball rolling with $135, while volun teer contributors chipped ins36s. Private contributions came from; Dunn American Legion Fair, Lillington Rotary Club, Bunnlevel Ruritan Club, Bank of Lillington, Bank of Broadway Stevens Milling Company of Broadway, Byrd Brothers o f Bunnlevel, Superior Seed and Feed Company of Lillington, C. H. Hood, B. F. Parker, W. B. Byrd, F. M. Allen, M. H. Cannady, D. A. Blalock, H. T. Spears, H. T. At kins and Henderson Steele. NEW DIRECTORS Charles D. Hutaff, Charles Skinner and Otis Warren early this afternoon were announced as the new directors of the Dunn - Chamber of Commerce. 1 WILSON AND WELLONS The Wellons Candy Company of Dunn held its annual Christmas party last night in the Dunn Armory. Speaker for the event was Jeff Wilson, left, of Raleigh, public relations and safety director for the North Carolina Motor Carriers Association,-who is shown here with Johnnie Wellons, head of the bi* candv company. (Daily Record Photo by LdWlsStudio.) ■ Report Film Dean Acheson To Be Heard UNITARY MEN WARN ATOMIC PEARL HARBOR fJLD KNOCK OUT U. S. ASHINGTON, Dec. 22 f By UNITED PRESS (UP) —The Senate hustled to - approve a $3,-00,000,000 civil defense bill today after top military leaders warned that an atomic Pearl Harbor could knock out the knation in one day. Tihe legislation is aimed to pre pare America’s cities against atomic attack. Air Force Secretary Thomas K Finletter said the U. S. has no ’absolute air defense.” Others have warned that enemy raiders could wipe out entire cities at a time. The bill was considered “dead” two weeks ago, but the sudden and near-disastrous turn of the Korean War prompted senators to rush the measure through. Supporters hope to send it to the White House for President Truman’s signature be fore nightfall. ELSEWHERE IN CONGRESS: Foreign Policy—Secretary of State Dean Acheson was to report to Colhgress on the recent North Atlantic Pack Defense meeting at Brussels, Belgium. He was expected to support Mr. Truman’s rejection of 'Former President Herbert Hoover’s demand that no more American troops or dollars be sent to Europe until Europe shows it will -fight Communism. Achesop faces mounting Republican criti cism on his handling of foreign policy. Russian A-bomb Chairman Gordon of the Atomic Energy Com mission told senatros that Russia to “tateaa*ve" work an her atcfaiß; energy program. He did not say where or how he received the information, but he scotched (Continued On Page Six) Record Plans Issue On Sat., None Monday The Daily Record will not be published on Christmas Day, but a special Christmas edition will be issued on Saturday. Christmas is the only holiday observed by this newspaper’s staff. The holiday will enable members of the staff to spend the day with their families. Some of the employees live as far away as Richmond and New York City and have not yet had opportunity to move their families toDunn. ,pPwJ| fl IJLr x ifli IB|\ j|p|Spj|||ps DR. DOFFERMYRE DR. BYRD Byrd Named Chief Os Hospital Staff New leaders for 1951 were chosen by the Dunn Hospital Medical-Dental Staff at the group’s December meeting, held at the hospital. Dr. Charles W. Byrd was chosen , chief of the medical staff to succeed Dr. Clarence L. Corbett. The new president of the medical staff is Rr. L. R. Doffermyre, who recently assumed the presidency of the Fifth Medical District. Dr. Doffermyre succeeds Dr. J. R. Johnson to that post. Election of the hospital staff officers was announced today by Manager M E. (Pop) Winston. HOOPER IS SEC-TREAS. Secretary-treasurer for the coming year will be Dr. Glenn L. Hooper. Dr. Hooper has held this post pre viously. In addition to elections and routine business, the doctors distri buted Christmas presents to each of the hospital employees. t During , the business session, .pr S Corbett and Dr. W. B. Hunter county hearth officer, were'designat ed to represent Harnett at the medi cal defense meeting In Clinton. County Staff Will Get Rest Ccuntv woikers lookeo fOf ward to .’cur days 'i relaxation 7-riday att.-tr roor when they closed up choir offices for the Christmas holidays. The offices will rei.pen on Wed nesday, following a dto.sion made b’ the new County Board if Com - r'issioners at their first meeting sune two weeks ago At- that tipifc, the Christmas breas was set for Dec. 23 through 26. The New Year’s Day noliday will come on Jan. 1, the commissioners decided at the same meeting. AA Chapter Party Tonight The Dutin chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous will hold its Christmas Party tonight at 7 o’clock in the basement of the Dunn Presbyterian Church, a spokesman announced this morning. Vernon Strickland, prominent Rich Square attorney, is schedule.* to address the organization. A A members will have their wives, mothers, relatives and other guests for this meeting. State Brief , RALEIGH, Dec. 22—(UP)—Hotel Chain Executive Roland Mumford had a good idea today what “the thing’’ is. JVhen Mumford opened a Christ mas box hto dog dashed under the bed, his wife jumped on the bed and the gift snapped viciously at him. It was a four-foot alligator with a red ribbon around its neck. But un like the man in the song, Mumford got rid of “the thing.” He sent it back to the pet shojr it came from. DURHAM, Dec. 2*-(UP)-Police Capt. C. O. Rosemond, one of seven policemen suspended from the force recently, returned to duty at U o’clock last was the RALEIGH, Dec. 22 —(UP)— State Dunn Hospital Attains High RatingßyAMA Dunn Hospital, Incorporated, now in its eleventh year of service to this section of the State has just been admitted to the American Medical Association’s list of approv ed general hospitals. M. E. Winston, manager of the institution, made the announcement at g meeting of the staff. This recognition comes as an honor to the hospital. In order to t)e listed by AMA.. as an approved general hospital, a number of rigid requirements had to be met. STRICT REQUIREMENTS These requirements included a high standard of service rendered to patients, a low mortality rate, an approved record system, and approved operating procedures and practices. Approval by AMA had long been the goal of Mr. Winston. The over crowded condition of the hospital kept it from receiving this honor earlier, but that was a condition which could not be avoided in keep ing with the institution’s policy of keeping 'its doors open to all who need medical care. Henry M. Tyler, chairman of the hopital’s board of trustees, and other officials today expressed great de light upon receipt of the news. SQUARE DANCE SET Sponsored by the Junior Womans Club of Lillington, a square dance will he held tonight at the Lilling ton community building from 8 to 11:30 p. m. Music will be furnished by Har rington’s String Band 'from Broad way. Proceed wsill be used for the community building. BULLETINS WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 —(UP)— Economic Stabilizer Alan Valentine promised fast action today on mandatory wage controls for more than 1,000,000 automobile workers. BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 22 —(UP)— City authorities feared a new wave of Negro-residence bombings had started today, after a dynamite blast severely damaged an expen sive heme but spared its six occupants. NEW YORK, Dec. 22 --(UP)— Hugh Baillie, president of the United Press, returned yes terday from Europe on the S. S. Queen Elizabeth and told reporters he thought Ger many eventually would contribute to the defense of Europe with her own army, her own general staff and her own ship. BE A CHARTER RECORD SUBSCRIBER Navy Rocket Ships Join Bombardment CHINESE ARE BELIEVED TRYING TO REPEAT NOVEMBER OFFENSIVES By EARNEST HOBERECHT UP Staff Correspondent TOKYO, Dec. 22 (UP)— Communist armies attacked both United Nations fronts in Korea in increasing strength today and Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s com munique warned that an all out enemy offensive against Seoul seemed imminent. The Reds threw nearly 3,- 000 troops against South Ko rean troops above Chunchon, 43 miles northeast of Seoul, and drove them back nearly two miles in the strongest probing attack yet against the UN Bth Army’s defense line. TOKYO, Dec. 22—(UP)—Red Armies perhaps 120,000 strong stepp ed up probing attacks on the Seoul front in Korea today and a new all-out offensive seemed imminent. Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s head quarters said 10 to 12 Chinese and North Korean divisions itself or around its flanks to cut it Tiff from Taegu and Pusan in the southeast. The headquarters communique said the Reds show every intention of trying to repeat their late Nov ember offensive. That threw the United Nations Bth army into a 125-mile retreat from the Chong chon river above Pyongyang to the 38th Parallel. At the same time, the Comnumists resumed their jabbing attacks against the tmy U. S. 10th Corps more than a 48-hour ♦Spite.' biff'- • failed to break through. U. S. Navy rocket ships steamed in close to the shore and for the firt times joined other warships, massed artillery ashore and swarms of carrier planes in bombarding the; Communist besiegers of the Hun gnam Be&cnhead. STRONG THRUSTS MacArthur’s headquarters report ed increasingly strong Communist thrusts against the Bth Army front (Continued On Page Four) Laytons Donate Signs To Town Street signs, for both named and streets, have been donated to the town of Lillington by Mr. and Mrs. Joel Layton Jr. Made of heavy pocelain with black lettering, the 64 signs were presented early this week to Mayor Charlie Loving. They will be mount ed on posts as soon as the materials can be obtained. Mayor Loving said the SignS Will be erected as promptly as possible. NO. 13

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