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VOLUME II
Murray Paid. ;
Tributes By
’ll. S. Leaders
PITTSBURGH (IP The
bodv of CIO President Phi-,
lip Murray was flown today
toward Pittsburgh, where!
union leaders gathered to |
pay final tribute tc one of j
the labor movement’s most;
powerful figures.
Murray, 66. died early Sunday,
® of a heart ailment in the Mark
Hopkins Hotel atop San Francis- j
co’s Nob Hill. He had been ill more
than a year but -only last Tuesday |
joked about a rumor that he had
died.
His death occurred only eighth
days before the scheduled opening
at Los Angeles of the ClO’s an
nual convention, whose delegates
now must choose his successor.
President Truman, top labor
ai leader and officials of the steel •
w industry with whom Murray strug
gled in behalf of the United Steel
workers, which he also headed,
joined in mourning his death.
TRUMANS MESSAGE
Mr. Truman, in a message to
Murray's widow, said his “con
tribution to our contemporary life
was extradordinary,” Benjamin
Fairless, president of U. S. Steel
said the nation "has lost a great
citizen as well as a great labor
y leader."
An airliner left San Francisco
with Murray's body at 9 o’clock
Sunday night midnight e. s. t. for
Chicago, where the casket will be
transferred to a Pennsylvania
Railroad train due to arrive here
shortly after midnight.
FUNERAL THURSDAY
Final rites for the soft-spoken,
Scottish-born coal miner who
worked his way from the pits to
one of the highest union offices
will be held Thursday. Burial at
St. Anne’s cemetery will follow
a requiem high mass.
Secretary of Labor Maurice J.
Tobin headed the list of honorary
pallbearers which mclduded almost
a dozen U. S. senators and con
gressmen and the nine CIO vice
presidents who make up the CIO
Executive Board.
Among those named as active
bailbearers were MTfray'- two
£ nephews, Philip Murray Curran
and James Malone; his brother,
John Murray; Pittsburgh City
Councilman Patrick Fagan, and I
two CIO leaders named with Wal
ter Reuther of the United Auto
mobile Workers as his possible
successor CIO Executive Vice
President Allan S. Haywood and
James B. Carey, secretary-treas
urer of the organization,
Murray’s death caused immed
iate speculation on his successor,
|b with Reuther, Haywood and Carey ■
mentioned most prominently. Steel
workers Vice President James
Thimmes, one of the three union
leaders who officially announced
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Huge Throng At
a Monroe Drawing
Top winner in the drawing held
as a feature of the opening of the
new Monroe Jewelers here Friday
night, was Mrs. Howard Jackson of
Erwin, who was S3OO richer as the
result of holding the winning ticket.
Approximately 2,000 people were
present for the drawing.
Mrs. G. O. Truelove, Dunn Route
3, won the ladies’ 21 jewel Bulova
watch, and the 21 jewel Bulova
man’s watch went to W. D. Wood
of Benson.
A starter set of dinnerware went
to Mrs. A. P. Adcock; a man’s
hirthstone ring to Mrs. M. M.
Driver; a ladies’ birthstone ring to
Kitty Tavlor; and a dinner ring to
Aster Norris.
The store was packed and hun
dreds stood outside with customers
who had registered for the many
valuable prizes. Little Willa Dean
Wi’liams drew the winning num
bers. ,
Hiway Death Rate
Is Still Climbing
Although the accidents have been cut in Harnett
* County over the, same period last year, fatalities have
“ mounted alarmingly, and there have been 20 deaths on
the highways of the county this year compared with 13
for the same period last year.
The report just released by Cor- :
poral Rommie Williamson, head of i <
the Harnett County Highway Pa
trol, shows a total of 39 accidents,! :
with 10 persons injured and two
killed for the month of October.!
Property damage for . the month '
amounts to $18,340.
a During the month of October j
last year there were a total of 431
accidents with 23 injured and two
persons killed.
For this year through October!
31 a total of 313 accidents ii^ured
TELEPHONES; 3117 • 3118 - 3119
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COUSINS HELP BUILD BEST TEAM IN OVER DECADE Pictured here are three Dunn boys
who are starring this year for Staunton Military Academy at Staunton, Va. They are, left to right,
Billy Thompson, Bozie Tart, and Red Sandlin, all cousins. Thanks to their efforts, Staunton this
year has its best football team in a decade or lodger and has won five out of six games. All three are
members of prominent Dunn families.
Dunn Boys Star At Staunton
Stevenson Urges
Fight Continued
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ALTON, 111. (IP) Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson made his
first public appearance Since his crushing presidential e
lection defeat and said that one cannot “defeat a principle
by defeating a person. -
The Illinois governor called on
Americans to fight the “heresy”
that truth can be crushed easily.
“It is a common heresy and its
graves are to be found all over
the earth," he‘said. “It is the here
sy that says you can kill an idea
by killing a man, defeat a prin
ciple by defeating a person, bury
Probe Ordered Into
Big Plane Contract
WASHINGTON (IP) Sen.
Styles Bridges fired the first post
election Republican blast at the
Defense Department today by de
manding investigation of an Air
Force contract with Kaiser-Frazer
Corp. for C-119 Flying Boxcar car
go planes.
The New Hampshire Republi
can, who is slated to be chairman
of either the Senate Armed Serv
ices or Appropriations Committee
in the next Congress, served no
tice there will be a double-bar -
reled Congressional inquiry into
the “excessive costs” of the Kai
ser-Frazer contract.
WHY THE DIFFERENCE
The point of the investigations,
Bridges said in a statement, will
be to determine why Kaiser-Frazer
has a $189,952,519 contract to build
159 of the cargo planes at a cost
162 persons and resulted in 30 deaths
' with property damage amounting
to $370,880. Last year 359 accidents
resulted in 206 injured and 13 dead
through October.
During the month of October the
! Highway Patrol arrested 180 vio
ila tars of traffic laws. Speeders
numbered 24; drunk drivers 37;
public drunkenness cases 37; no
operators license 3s; reckless drivers
I 30; and miscellaneous violations 49,
according to the report.
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DUNN. N. C., MONDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 10, 1952
truth by burying its vehicle.”
Stevenson made his remarks yes
terday at dedication ceremonies for
a memorial to Elijah Lovejoy, an
abolitionist editor who was killed
by a mob here Nov. 7, 1837.
A memorial tablet honoring Love
joy was erected on the banks' of
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of $1,200,00 each while the Fair
child Engine and Aircraft Co. is
building the same' planes for $260,-
000 each.
Bridges said he has asked the
Preparedness subcommittee of the
Armed Services Committee to in
vestigate the ‘“disparity" in costs.
Court Session
Opened Today
Judge Henry L. Stevens, Jr. of
Warsaw opened a two week term
of Harnett Superior Court in Lill
ington this morning with an hour
long charge to the grand jury.
Nicholas Joseph of Dunn was
named chairman of the grand jury. |
Other new members include Al
ton R. Adams, Stewart’s Creek;
David Avery, Stewart’s Creek; Lee
Womack and Carl Womble, Lill
ington; Malcolm Dickens, Upper
Little River.
No court will be held Tuesday
which is the Armistice Day holiday.
Eighty-five cases, including five
murder cases, eight manslaughter
cases and a variety of other off
enses ranging from drunkenness to
forgery, bootlegging and embezzle
ment, are scheduled for trial at
the term.
District solicitor Jack Hooks is
prosecuting the docket.
Among the cases holding top in
terest is that of C. G. Fields of
Angler .once-prominent Angler
banker and former vice chairman
of the Harnett County Board of
Commissioners.
Fields, already under Federal
probation for misappropriation of
funds from the Angier branch of
the First Citizens Bank, is charged
with embezzling approximately
$5,000 from an insurance company
he represented as agent
"Two Dunn policeman, Corporal
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Thanks to the outstand
ing playing of three Dunn
seniors, Staunton Military
Academy in Staunton, Va.
this year claims its best ten
in Iten years or longer. * 1
It is unusual for a school to get I
even two top athletes from the •
same to&n, and to have three from •
the same town is really news. I
The Dunn players are: Billy
Thompson. Henry M. (Red) Sand
lin, Jr., and Clarence Lee (Bozie)
Tart, Jr.
Incidentally, all three are cousins. !
Billy is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
William J. Thompson, Red is the
son of Henry H. Sandlin, Sr. and
Bozie is the son of Mr. and Mrs. •
C. L. Tart, Sr. 1 i
All three were popular Dunn
High students and campus leaders
before they went to Staunton, I
where all three are now seniors at 1
the Academy. ,
A press release from the Acad
emy today affered high praises for ; I
their services. j
MAKING GOOD IN BIG WAY ]
“These three Dunn. N. C. boys 1 1
are making good at Staunton in a j <
big way,” wrote Lt. Col Harrison ;
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Alden Quartet Is Added
To Campbell College Series
It was announced today by the Campbell College Con
cert Association that due to circumstances beyond the
control of both the Carolina Assemblies and the Associ
ation, the performance of “Oklahoma” by the Imperial
Singers scheduled for Friday night, November 14, has been
cancelled.
However, simultaneously with the
notice of the cancellation of the
November 14 performance. Leslie
H. Campbell, president of the As
sociation, announced that in lieu
of this attraction the famous Al
den Quartet would appear on
Thursday night, November 13 as
the second concert in the 1952-53
series. President Campbell stated
that membership cards would be,
honored for this event/
The now world-famous Alden I
BULLETINS
CLEVELAND, O. (IP) Steel magazine said today “it
looked as though all government allotment controls on
steel and steel product would be eliminated by next June
30.”
NEW YORK OP) The first export shipment of iron
ore in the history of the Dominican Republic is expected
to reach Chester, Pa., Monday, the Dominican information
center announced here today.
FRANKFURT, Germany OP) Western Germany
swung further right today and elected the last comman
der of Adolph Hitler’s brownshirted S. A. Storm Troopers
and a former Nazi general to city council seats.
TOKYO (IP) Prince Akihito, 18-year-old American
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Arguments In
School Cases
Are Scheduled
WASHINGTON (IP) Rail
roads mav no longer require
colored passengers to travel
in separate “jim crow” coa
ches as a result of Supreme
Court action today.
The high bench rejected an ap
peal from a lower court ruling that
separation of white and colored pas
sengers is an unconstitutional bur
den on interstate commerce.
The issue was appealed by the
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. The
court acted in a brief order, with
no opinion. ,
Segregation of coach passengers
is general in Southern states, the
principal exception being North-
South through trains.
Despite today’s action. Negro
leaders said they do not look for
immediate abandonment of sea ne
gation on tr»s. It was felt that
complete extiaption of the “Jim
Crow" car is some years, and sev
eral lawsuits, distant.
/iFFECTS BUSES, TOO
The ruling would presumably have
a bearing on bus transportation,
too. It was pointed out that seg
regation on buses has caused more
dietuifcanees than have rail oad
segregation rules.
Today’s case, which is on its
second round through federal
courts, was started by William C.
Chance, 65. Parmelee, N. C., a Negro
school principal. It is one of a
long series supported by the Na
tional Association for the Adance
ment of Colored People in its fight
to abolish segregation in trans
portation and other areas of living.
SCHOOL CASE NEXT
The Supreme Court has already
agreed to hear arguments next
month in four cases testing segre
gation in public schools.
[Chance was ejected from dn ACL
coach at Emporia, Va.. on Jane 85,
1948. when he refused to qhange
from a white to a Negro oaech.
Then he was arrested for disord
erly conduct by local police. He
sued for $25,000 damages from the
railroad and Alvah S. Lambeth, the
conductor who put him off the
train.
A federal jury in Richmond
awarded Chance SSO for wrongful
arrest but nevertheless found the
railroad’s segregation regulation was
valid and reasonable. The finding
was reversed by the Fourth U S
Circuit Court of appeals on Jan.
27, 1951.«
Several Injured
In Wreck Here
One person is in the Dunn Hos
pital and several others received
minor injuries in an accident that
occurred here early Sunday night
at the intersection of North Clin-
Comimiisi <»n o*rf twai
Quartet will present Dr. Ernest
Peschei, violincello; Edgar Alden,
viola; Thomas Nichols, pianist; and
Dorthy Alden, violinist. The pro
gram will include “Vertinento in
E Flat” for string Trio, Mozart; a
work of Aaron Copland being play
ed by special permission, “Quartet
for Piano and Strings”; and “Quar
tet in G Mi||r” for piano and
strings, by Bsjgi. The talented Miss
Dorthy Alden <ls formerly of Ral
eigh.
FIVE CENTS PEK COPY
111
WINNER OF S3OO AT MONROE OPENING Shown in the foreground is Mrs. Howard Jackson,
winner of the S3OO top prize at the opening of the Monroe Jewelers here. She is being interviewed
by A1 Compton of Radio Station W.CKB, nearest the microphone, as the owner of the store, L. A.
Monroe looks on. Mrs. Jackson, who works in a Du in Department Store, lives in Erwin. She was but
one of the huge throng which filled the block in frent of the new store, attracted by the offer of the
S3OO in cash. The store had been open to the public for two days and each person who had called had
an opportunity to register for the awards which included watches, rings and dinnerware, in addition
to this top prize. (Daily Record photo by Bill Biggs).
Three Men Repairing Tire Badly
Crushed By Wrong-Side Driver
Three persons were criti i
cal)y injured early Saturday •
naming, whai a
motorist crossed t o the |
wrong side of the highway j
where they were repairing a |
tire and crushed them be- j
tween two vehicles.
In the Dunn Hospital and given,
only a 50-50 chance to recover j
are:
Durwood Barbour, 17-year-old
employee of Lee’s Truck terminal,
who suffered a broken arm, a
broken leg and internal injuries.
Robert L. Rippy of 426 Dormon
ton Drive, Alexandria, Va., driver
of a Nu-Car Carrier transport, who
received a broken leg and a possible
fractured skull.
Raymond Nails of 205 Reading
Terrane, Rockville, Md., a soldier, t
who received two broken legs and j
a brain concussion.
McLAMB FACING CHARGES |
Ernie McLamb, 20-year-old sol- j
dier and driver of the 1949 tudor 1
Ford that crashe’d into the three
men, was booked on charges of
assault with a deadly weapon, to
wit an automobile, careless and
reckless driving and driving with
out operators’ license.
Benson Polioemen Johnnie Med
lin and Fulton Moore, who in
vestigated. said McLamb would be
charged with manslaughter if
either of the victims should die.
Barbour, the service station era- j
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lynch To Speak
Farmers Nite
Thomas G. Lynch, Director of
Public Relations for the Piedmont \
and Northern and the Durham and |
Southern Railways, will be the guest
speaker at the Farmer’s Night Pro- 1
gram at the Dunn Rotary Club!
Friday evening, it was announced j
today by Bill Cobb, program chair- |
man for this event.
Lynch is an outstanding speaker j
and is a former Manager of the ■
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. I
Although he currently makes his
headquarters in Charlotte, he is
well known throughout the state.
His subject will deal in general
with the development of North
Carolina, particularly in relation to
the conservation and development
program being currently carried
out by the state.
Each member of the Dunn Rotary
Club will be expected to bring as
his guest, a fanner of his acquain
tance.
•MARKETS*
HOGS
RALEIGH (VI Hog markets;
Hillsboro: Steady at 17.50.
Siler City, Elizabethtown, Benqon,
Rocky Mount, Whitevllle and Lum
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Cotton Off I Cent
Estimate Higher
WASHINGTON (IP) The Agricultural Department
today forecast a 1952 cotton crop of 14,905,000 bales, up
492,000 bales, cr 3 per cent from last month’s estimate.
(This report brought the price
of cotton down 1 cent a pound here :
and elsewhere.)
The November forecast compares \
with the 14,413,000 bale crop in i
prospect last month, the 1951 pro!
duction of 5.144,000 bales, and the j
10-year average output of 11.775.000 i
bales.
The department's crop reporting j
board said that although yield in |
World Mourns Death
Os Israels Leader
REHOVOTH. Israel (IP) The last words of Dr. Chaim
Weizmann, president of Israel, before he died yesterday
were “Eisenhower is a very fine fellow.”
The first president of this coun
try had been unconscious, with an
occasional period of consciousness.
He roused from his torpor and
asked those at his bedside about the
result of the American election.
He made his comment when told
that Dwight D. Eisenhower had won.
and never spoke again, his phy
sician Dr. S. Zondek said today.
The body of “the George Wash
ington of Israel,” mourned by Jews
throughout the world, lay in state
an extra day today by special dis
pensation of the chief rabbi.
The famed Russian-born states
More Suspended
Sentences Given
In view of the fact that he had
only been back in this country 20
days from the Korean war and that
he had obtained his license since
his arrest, Judge H. Paul Strick
land nol prozsed the charges of
driving without an operators license
against James W. Smith, colored,
in City Court this morning.
The evidence in the case had been
heard a week ago, and the judge,
in view of the circumstances, had
given the Negro soldier time to ob
tain his license. This morning he
showed that he had complied.
Theree defendants failed to ap
pear, two to answer charges of
drunkenness and one on speeding
charges. However one, Claude Mc-
The
Daily Record
Gets Results
NO. 239
Central and Eastern states was re
duced by the prolonged drought,
it has been turning out much bet
ter than anticipated. In all states
except California and Missouri, the
I indicated production is above that
! of a month ago.
YIELD ALSO UP
The yield on this year’s cotton
crop was estimated at 289.7 pounds
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man and scientist who would have
been 78 on Nov. 27 died of a heart
attack early Sunday at his home
here. The heart ailment from which
he suffered a long time was com
plicated more than a year ago by
an inflammation of the respiratory
tract and he was bed-ndden for
six months.
Weizmann will be buried here at
Rehovoth in Citrus Twp. south of
Tel Aviv Tuesday in accordance
i with his own wishes.
FUNERAL POSTPONED
Although Orthodox Jews normally
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Neill, showed up after his bond
had been ordered forfeited on
drunkenness charges. He was given
30 days, suspended 13 months on
payment of $5 and costs.
Capias were issued for the other
two, James Robert King, charged
with drunkenness and George
Weldon Leonard, charged with
speeding.
DRIVER BECAME ANGRY &
l O. W. Herring of Campbell Col
lege, became angry when a 1951
: Pontiac, driven by H. D. Bennett
pulled out in front of him and cot
■ | in too close, he admitted. He dank
' I aged the Pontiac to the extent ts|
I $153.31.
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