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MONROE JEWELERS OPENS Mayor Protem R. G. Tart is shown here as he cut the ribbon
marking the formal opening of the beautiful new Monroe Jewelers in Dunn yesterday afternoon.
Looking on are, left to right, L. A. Monroe. President Clarence E. McLamb of the Chamber of Commerce
ard E. Bruce MacFavden, who is associated with Mr. Monroe in the business. A huge crowd was on
hand for the opening. (Daily Record photo by Bill Biggs).
Christmas Parade Scheduled
Dunn Mart Closes
& Sales today will conclude the'season for the Dunn
Tobacco Market, it was announced by Sales Supervisor
Norman Suttles. Although the total for the season is not
yet completely tabulated, Suttles said, it will be close to
the nine million mark and only slightly under last year’s
To Be Saturday
REIDSVILLE Funeral services
will be held Saturday morning
at 10:30 o’clock in Reidsville for
Henry Clifford Baggett, 37. well
known Reidsville business man anc’ !
a native of Dunn.
He was the son of Mrs. Bessie I
Parker Baggett of Dunn and the |
late Fred Baggett.
Mr. Baggett died Thursday as
ternoon in Annie Penn Memorial
Hospital in Reidsville after an ill
ness of six months. He had been
critically ill for about one month.
Funeral services will be held a’
the Main. Street Methodist Church.
The Rev. J. H. Armbrust, pastor
and the Rev. Henry W. Havens,
rector of the St. Thomas Episco
pal Church, will officiate. Bi”-la'
will be in Reidlawn Cemeteiy. The
body will lie m state at the church i
for cne he. prior to the services. |
LIVED THERE 14 YEARS
He came to Reidsville 14 year?
ago and was married to the former
Lillian Pinnix of this city 12 years
ago. He was connected with th' j
Kearns R. Thompson Insurance and j
Realty Company hem.
A tireless worker in church and j
•CiMitimivii On Page two. '
■ They're Paying Off
Those Election Bets
By UNITED PRESS
Adlai Stevenson wasn’t the only I
man who lost Tuesday. Those a
mong his partisans who made
i , election bets were still being tor
•f tured by gleeful Eisenhower root
When the election returns rolled
in, some persons had to do a little
hard thinking about their big talk
An Alabama lady had to swal
low the front page of a pro-
Eisenhower newspaper, and at
least one man was getting ready
to sample some crow.
AH across the country Steven-
I*. son backers paid off gcofy election
W bets they had made in optimistic
Martin Huff Jr., Democratic
Central Committee secretary of
Alameda County, Calif., stood still
and manfully let Mrs. Anne Holi
day smack sis pies into his face.
The Jubilant office receptionist
baked the pies herself.
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TELEPHONES: 3117 • 3118 - 311!)
Percentage wise, Suttles stated,
the Dunn Market has lo*t less than
any other market in this section, in!
spite of the short crop and other j
difficulties with which the tobacco i
farmers have been forced to cope. I
The average has remained con-1
sistentiy good and steady during j
the season, Suttles commented, and I
the majority of the leaf sold was j
sold for a price well above the grad- i
This is the first year that the I
Dunn Marki ; has operated with j
a full set of buyers, and this fact j
was important factor in the success j
of this season.
“The farmers have found out
that their leaf will sell for as good
a price on the Dunn Market as;
they ce.:t obtain anywhere,” the
rmiHiiiifil imp# m»h>
On Korean Battle
SEOUL, Korea (IP) United I
Nation forces, smashed a Chinese l
attack between Triangle Hill and
Sniper Ridge early today in the i
first snowstorm of the season.
The Chinese swarmed through j
rock valleys separating the two:
bitterly contested heights on the
west central front at 3:40 a. m.
1:40 p. m. EST Thurs. A shatter
ing Allied artillery and mortar
bombardment forced the Reds to
retreat an hour later.
EATS FRONT PAGE
Carolyn Howard of Montgomery,
I Ala., wasn’t pleased when the
i: Montgomery Advertiser endorsed ,
Eisenhower. She vowed she’d eat
the whole front page if the for
' mer five-star general won the pres-
I idential election. -
! When the returns came In Miss
- Howard burned the front page,
istirred the ashes into a cup of
- black coffee and downed a few
■ spoonsful* of the mixture.
; '"I couldn’t stomach any more
' election returns like the last one,”
MUST EAT CROW
i Clyde Vandeburg, executive di
s rector of American Heritage Foun
dation, was scheduled to eat crow
: at 12 noon es.t. next Thursday in
[ New York’s Times Square, if the
-1 total popular vote docs not reach.
The foundation headed a get-out
t the-vote drive and Vandeburg bet
(Cantinaed on page two)
The Daily Record
DUNN, N. C., FRIDAY AFTERNOON. NOVEMBER 7, 1952
The Dunn Ministerial As
sociation, at a meeting held
yesterday, approved plans
for a religious Christmas
parade to be staged here on
Friday, December sth, it was
announced today by Dr.
George Cuthrell, president.
■Manager Norman. Sq*tes of *fcgJ
Dunn Chamber of COhimerce ap-.
peered before the ministers and
presented the plan, pointing out
that religious Christmas parades
have proven highly successful in
The parade is expected to draw
an even larger crowd than the us
ual type Christmas parades.
] Although it will be strictly non
commercial, the parade, floats, etc.,
! will be financed by local merchants. 1
who have already approved the
j pi in.
ALL CHURCHES INVITED
I Under the plan, churches through
i out this section w ill be invited to
j participate, with merchants furn
j ishing the trucks for the floats.
| Each float will bear the name
jof .the sponsoring church and the
! Biblical Scripture relating to the j
j The entire Christmas Story will I
I be depicted in the parade.
I Another meeting will be held on
I .November 17th at 7:30 p. m. at the |
Continued On Page two)
Hoey Pledges ,
Support To Ike
I ASHEVILLE. N. C. IIP) Sen.
| Clyde R. Hoey (D-NC.), believes
j the coalition of Republicans and
j Southern Democrats in Congress
j will continue to “save the country
I from more radical legislation.. ”
CALLS HST “LITTLE MAN”
The North Carolina Democrat,
addressing a civic club meeting
here yesterday, blamed President
Truman for “allowing labor bosses
to dictate national policies” and
said “that little man, the Presi- j
dent got what was coming to him,”|
in the elefNpn.
Hoey, criticizing “radicals from
the North and West” in the Demo
cratic party, said he and other
Southern Senators would pledge
their support to President - elect
Eisenhower and would vote with
Senate Republicans to enact legis
lation recommended by Eisenhower.
Got As Hot As
The election was hot but the
ballots barely missed being hott-r.
Yesterday afternoon as the
Harnett County Board of Elec
tions labored to canvass the
county’s record number of votes
cast ,in the Tuesday election,
flames leaped outside the win
A grass Are, ignited from burn
ing trash, swept like wild fire
over the dry grass outside the
small white frame bgjjdlnr
which houses the flMfeghTboard
and the law ofMPtf nS3 -
Kay Rosa. The flames crackling
under the ofl tank owtolde the
; window drove IWmord McLead,
i Continued on
Ike, GOP Solons To
is Fined For
Carmine Guiseppe Conrad is
one of the safety instructors at
Fort Bragg. One of the main J
points he tries to impress on his
students is the danger of speed
Due to this, Conrad is one of ■
the last persons one would ex- |
pect to find haled into court for |
violation of a traffic law. How- I
ever, he evidently does not prac- I
tice what he preaches, for yes- I
terda.v he turned up before Judge j
H. Paul Strickland in City Court,
charged with speeding.
To add to his discomfiture, j
when he was arrested by High- |
way Patrolman D. L. Matthews, j
who charged him with travelling 1
at 70 miles per hour, he had three |
of his erstwhile pupils with him. i
Conrad told the court that he j
(Continued on page two) j
By Alger Hiss
WASHINGTON IIP Alger |
Hiss has applied for parole from his
five-year prison term for lying j
about his role in a Russian spy!
A Justice Department spokes
man revealed Thursday night the
former State Department official
applied to Warden George Hum
phrey of the federal prison at
Lewisburg, Pa., where he has been
imprisoned since March 21, 1951.
Hiss will automatically become
eligible for parole Nov. 21, when
he will have served a third of his
sentence. He was convicted of per
jury in January, 1950, on charges!
of lying when he told a federal j
CTAud- jury ..under oath that, jie.
never slipped confidential govern
ment documents to Whittaker
Chambers), confessed member of'*;
pre-warySoviet espionage ring.
Carl Lucas' Finds
Its A Long r. J , ■
From Eryvin Here | !
According to the vote in Har-
nett County there are 4,301 per
sons who like Ike. Carl Lucas,
owner of Carl’s Grrocery in Er
win, hewever, is definitely not
one of these.
He and a clerk who works for
him, Lexie Tyndall, each backed
a different candidate, Carl fav
oring Stevenson and Lexie fav
oring Ike. fina'ly agreed on a
rash bet to decide the issue. The
loser was to haul the winner in
a wagon, from the store to the
First-Citizens Bank in Dunn.
Came the dawn Wednesday and
Carl, looking a bit grim, turned
up at the store to be greeted by
a triumphant Lexie. Wednesday
afternoon, Carl paid off. Lexie,
relaxed and comfortable, with a
huge cigar in his mouth, sat back
in the wagon, while his perspir- I
Continued on Page 8*
Fewer Hear Radios
More Read Papers
NEW YORK —(IP)— The nation’s
habit of, reading newspapers has
taken in healthy stride the advent
of radio and more recently
People are reading more news
papers today than ever before in
history, the American Newspaper
Publishers Association said today.
“Newspaper reading is just about
the only regular activity which
showed no change after the advent
WASHINGTON (IP) Robert N. Denham, former gen
eral counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, to
day was reported to be organizing a move to “tighten up”
the Taft-Hartley labor law and abolish the present NLRB.
CONCORD, N. H. (IP) Gov. Sl|erman Adams of New
Hampshire, Dwight D. Eisenhower’s campaign “chief of
staff,” said today any reports that he is being considered
for a cabinet post are “purely speculative.”
TUiSON, Aria. (If) A buridAg four-engine B-50
bomberf-etarned. safety to Dlvic-lgmtham today but of
ficers Mired that killed in parachute
jumps. Jlffidnlfc men parachuted
SPOTTED POLAND CHINA CHAMPION Shown is the Spotted Poland China bred gilt which took
top honors at the show and sale held yesterday at the New Big Four Warehouse, with her former owner,
Representative Carson Gregory of Angier, who en tered the animal. The gilt was purchased by her
new owner, .Clarence McLamb with a high bid of $35, the top price bid for any entrant in the show. The
animal was adjudged best in a field of some 25 entrants. (Daily Record photo by Louis Dearborn).
Court To Convene On Monday
Eighty-five cases, includ
ing five murder cases, eight
manslaughter cases and a
variety of other offenses
, ranging from drunkenness
i to forgery, bootlegging! and
. embezzlement are scheduled
for tl'ial *n the two week cri
minal tegm of Harnett Coun
ty Superior Court which o
,There will be no court on Tues
day in observation of Armistice
Day. Judge Henry L. Stevens will
I "" i and Solicitor Jack Hooks
aly will prosecute the docket.
■ One of the cases set for action by
the Grand Jury of county-wide in
terest is that of C. G. Fields of
Angier, once-promlnent banker and
former vice-chairmen of the Har
nett County Board of Commission
Fields is charged with embezzling
approximately $5,000 from an in
surance company he represented
after his resignation as cashier of
the Angier branch of the First-
Citizens Bank and Trust Co.
Another case in which there is
a great deal of local interest is
that of Robert (Bob) Porter,
charged with assault with intent
to commit rape. Porter. 37-year-old
"Country Preacher” of radio sta
tion WFVG in Fuquay Springs is
charged with this crime against
: Ina Mae Wood, 19, who at the
| time of the alleged assault was an
I Erwin High School senior.
I Porter allegedly took the pretty
(Continued on page five)
of TV,” the association pointed out
in commenting on video's effect on
While population in the United
States has increased from 106,-
000,000 In 1920 to 155,000,000 now,
the association points out that
1 weekday newspaper circulation in
the same period has gone up from
28,000,000 to 54,000,000. This means
; a gain of 47 per cent for population
and 94 per cent for newspapers in
; the 32-year period.
FIVE CENTS PEK COPY
In Party . Talked
SPRINGFIELD, 111. (IP) Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson’s
campaign headquarters here was deluged today with al
most as many telegrams and letters as he might have re
ceived had he won the highest office in the land.
Miss Carole Evans, chief secre
| tary supervising four girls open
ing mail, said the messages were
| She said most of them urged
j him to stay in national politics
and that many praised the Illinois
i governor "for campaigning the
way he thought he should.”
t And the defeated Democratic
presidential candidate seemed to
j be sticking by a passage he once
I wrote into a television fireside
“And if it should cause you to
Bodyguard Says Ike
Just Too Friendly
CHICAGO IIP) Dwight D.
Eisenhower had only one fault in
the eyes of the Chicago policemen j
assigned to guard him during the |
campaign: The president - elect j
drove him almost crazy wandering,
off into the living sea of persons!
“He is just too friendly.” said
Lou Swee, who took a leave of
absence from the Chicago police ;
squad to tour with the Republican
Sw ee said Eisenhower often i
strayed away to talk to members
of his audiences.
“If someone stuck his hand out,
Eisenhower would seize it for a
handshake without looking to see
whether there was something in it.
“Perhaps our biggest problem
was to keep him from being
crushed or hurt by the people,”
Swee was just another of the
hundreds- of polidemen assigned
to the Republican national conven
tion until Eisenhower took a shine
to him and got him on loan from
the police department.
EGGS AND POULTRY
RALEIGH —(IPV— Central North
Carolina live poultry: ,
Fryers and broilers steady, sup
plies adequate, demand fair; heavy
hens steady, supplies plentiful, de
mand fair. Prices at farm up to
10 a. m. today: Fryers and' broil
ers 2 1-2 3 lbs 30; heavy hens 22-
2S, mostly 24-25.
Eggs steady, supplies adequate,
demand fair. Prices paid produc
ers and handlers FOB local grad
ing stations’: a large (2, A med
ium 40, B large 50.
(Continued on Page 2)
cast me down and revile me, and
with me the Democratic party, I
would still talk the same .... ”
His aides said he felt "that he
campaigned honestly.” Miss Ev
ans said Stevenson was "anything
Thursday the newsmen who had
followed him dropped in to say
goodbye. He joked with them a
bout the “troubles" he missed when
the voters turned him down.
Most of his campaign staff haa
* •Mitinut-d uu I'axe ivm
NOW LOU’S CELEBRITY
He was a celebrity when he re
turned home Thursday. His wife,
Harriet, and daughters, Janice, 10.
and Andrea, 6. smothered him w r ith
hugs and a crowd of newsmen,
photographers and television crews
met him at the airport.
He said ne had turned the presi
• Contirneu On Page Two l
Mrs. J. O. Suggs
Buried Here Today
Funeral services were held here this afternoon at 2:30
o’clock for Mrs. J. O. Suggs, pioneer Dunn resident
member of a prominent Dunn family.
Mrs. Suggs died at her home
here Thursday morning at 9:35 as- I
ter suffering a heart attack on i
Tuesday. She had been -in poor j
health for sometime.
A large crowd attended the ser- '
vices, held at the First Baptist !
Church. The Rev. Ernest P. Rus- 1
sell, pastor, two former pastors, I
Rev. E. Norfleet Gardner of Hen
derson and the Rev. Thomas' W.
Fryer of Danville, Va., and the Rev.
Hairy Wood of Leaksville officiat
Pallbearers were: R. R. Ravnor,
Locke Campbell, Joe Leslie. Den
nis Strickland, Dewey Whittenton
and Chubby Striclpand.
Burial was in Greenwood Ceme
Mrs. Suggs was a pioneer resident
of Dunn and one of the town's most
She was a native of Johnston
(Cootinned an page toe)
WASHINGTON (IP! Pre
sident Dwight D. Eisenhower
is planning to meet with Re
publican leaders of Congress
about Dec. 1 to discuss the
GOP legislative program, it
was disclosed today.
Rep. Joseph W. Martin Jr. of the
Massachusetts Republican who is
slated to be speaker of the House
in the next Congress, said he un
derstood that Eisenhower wants to
talk over legislative problems with
congressional leaders in advance
cf the new : session starting Jan. 3.
Republicans won hirline major
ities in both the House and Senatg
Tuesday while Eisenhower cap-„
tured the presidency with the big
gest vote ever given a presiden
The latest United Press tabula
tion gave Eisenhower 32,527,194
popular and 442 electoral votes,
compared with 25.G66.321 popular
and 89 electoral votes for Gov,
Adlai E. Stevenson,
Eisenhower's victory was not re
flected in the majorities the Re
publicans won in Congress." The
Senate will consist of 48 Republi
cans. 47 Democrats and one inde
pendent. Sen. Wayne Morse of Ore
gon. The indicated House line-up
is 221 Republicans. 212 Democrats
and one independent, Rep. Frazier
Reams of Ohio.
Martin said in a telephone inter
view from North Attleboro, Mass.,
that the big Eisenhower majority
showed the GOP candidate’s per
"Personally I don’t think we
would have won if Eisenhower had
not hqjulcd the
said I question whetHMrlKjjothar
Republican could have woti.^
TO MEET WITH TRUMAN-
Eisenhower's conference with,
congressional leaders apparently
will take place after he has .a
White House "unity” meeting with
The president-elect, now on a
tCooiinued On I'ue iwoi
WASHINGTON, OP Here is
how the Democrats and Republic
ans will line up in Congress next
January, according to latest elec
In the Senate, will all races de
Independent 'l Sen. Wayne a
Morse of Oregon. . B
In the House, with four races
still undecided: ' J
There is one vacancy in the
House caused by the death yester
day of Democratic Rep. Adolph J.
Sabath of Illinois.
In House races decided, 220 Re
publicans and 210 Democrats were
elected. In the undecided house
races, one Republican and three
Democrats were leading.
Rep. Emest K. Bramblett R
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