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VOLUME II
Wm
DURHAM MAN BUYS D. AND S. RAILROAD The Durham
and Southern Railroad, which runs from Dunn to Durham, has been
sold to Nello L. Teer above of Durham, head of the road building
firm of Nello L. Teer Company. The transaction, involving properly
with total resources of 53.170,800, has just been completed after more
than a year of negotiations. The railroad, established in 1892 as the
Cape Fear, is one of the top short short lines in the nation. In 1902,
the name was changed to Durham and Southern. It formerly was
owned by a group which included Doris Duke. W. E. Cobb, local
agent, said today that the Dunn office had not yet received any
details of the change in ownership.
One Killed , Several
Injured In Accident
Jaok Wardlaw
To Speak Here ,
JifEk Wardlaw. prominent Ral
eigh Insurance broker, will be the
guest speaker at the regular meet
ing i's the Dunn Lions Club at
Johnson’s Restaurant Thursday
evening at 7:00, it was announced
today by President J. N. Stephen
son.
Wardlaw, author of a book out
lining his secrets of successful sell
ing, is an outstanding speaker and
has been heard before by civic
groups in Dunn.
The meeting Thursday evening
will' also bring together the Zone
Chairman of the District for their
second Zone Chairmen’s meeting.
Sion Kelly, cliairman of the zone
which includes Dunn will be pre
sent.
A meeting of the Board of Di
rectors of the Dunn Lions Club
Will be held tonight at which time
plans for several important pro
jects will be discussed.
N. C. Baptists
Open Sessions
WINSTON-SALEM (IP) The
122nd annual session of the North
Carolina Baptist Convention open
ed today with more than 2,000 de
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Auditor May Be Fired For
Not Contributing To Party
Two of Harnett County’s l
I top officials may be replaced
when the new county board
of commissioners takes office |
on Monday, December 1, it I
was learned today by The
Daily Record. One may go
because he was financially
unable to contribute to the
Democratic campaign fund.
Chairman L. A. Tart of the
county board of pommissioners con
) firmed this morning that there is
“considerable talk" and a movement
underway to oust County Auditor
Herbert D, Carson, who is regarded
as one of the ablest county auditors
in the State, and Miss Wilma Will
iams, county welfare officer.
According to reports, Roger Mann,
Lillington bank employee, is being
groomed fbr the office of auditor,
and Mrs. Ruby Hood of Dunn,
public health nurse, is being talked
\ to sueceed Miss Williams.
' Mr. Tart said this morning that
he was not in position to say what
will happen, pointing out that tws
new members will take a,seat on the
boqjd when it is sworn in. The new
members are Dick Lasater of
Erwin and R. M. Mangum of Buck
TELEPHONES: 3117 • 3118 - 3119
Westbrook Lee, 32-year
old resident of Benson, Rt.
2, died in the Dunn Hospi
tal early this morning as the
result of injuries received
last night when the auto
| mofnla in' which he was ri<s
- ing turned 6ver on a curve j
1 and crashed d.own an em
bankment a half mile from
Meadow School in Johnston
County.
Policeman Donald Lee of Bensbn
said that a highway patrol car was
chasing the vehicle at the time ‘of
the crash.
He said the patrolman gave chase
after the 1951 Mercury hit a private
automobile driven by another
highway patrolman, who was not
identified.
Dr. Clarence L. Corbett said Lee
suffered a fractured skull and in
ternal injuries. Death came about
2 o'clock this morning.
ANOTHER REPORTED DEAD
It was reported—but not confir
med that an unidentified Negro
occupant of the vehicle died en
route to the Smithfield Hospital.
Three other persons were re
ported as bady injured. They were:
Wade Wood, 48, of Four Oaks,
Route 2 who is in the Dunn Hos
pital. and another unidentified
•Negro who was reported taken to
the Smithfield hospital.
Two other occupants of the car,
Edward Wood, 26, and Earl Hayes,
both of Meadow Township, escaped
without serious injury.
Johnston County Coroner Dur-
horn. The other fwo members ofi
the Board are Worth Lee Byrd of
Lillington and B. P. Ingram of |-
Mamers.
The welfare department in Har
nett has been under fire for some
time ,but the movement to oust
HERBERT CARSON I
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DUNN. N. C., TUESDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 11, 1952
Ike Expected To Go To Korea Soon
Truman Asks
Budget Gs
05 Billions
WASHINGTON (IP) Pre
■ sident Truman will hand the
economy-minded 83rd Con
i gress an $85,000,000,000 bud
! get for government opera
tions in fiscal 1954, accord
ing to preliminary unofficial
estimates.
| This is almost as much as he
| requested last January for fiscal
1953, and some $6,000,000,000 more
j than the 82nd Congress finally
voted. It is also considerably high
er than the $70,000,000,000 ceiling
which Republican Congressional
leaders have said they hope to im
pose on federal spending next
year.
Mr. Truman will present the new
budget, covering federal expendi
tures and revenue from July 1.
1953, to June 30, 1954, just a few
days before he yields his post to
President-elect Dwight D. Eisen
hower.
TRIMMING SCHEDULED
Eisenhower, who is committed
to trim the budget to $60,000,000,000
by 1956, will be free to change
the Truman budget as he sees fit,
by sending further budget recom
mendations to Capitol Hill.
Budget experts say most of the
money in the new budget, as now
anticipated, will be earmarked for
projects already approved by Con
gress, particularly the defense ef
fort. To cut expenditures to this
year’s level - $79,000,000,000
Eisenhower or Congress must cut
back parts of the program already
established, the experts say.
The present administration’s
plans do not envision a major cut
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Father Os Huns
Woman Buried
Funkral torVlpes were held this
I afternoon at the Presbyterian
j church in Mullins, S. C. for James
| T. McQueen, 66, widely-known Mull
ins resident and father of M
I Fitchett, Jr. of Dunn. •
Mr. McQueen died at Mullins
Hospital Monday. He had been in
! ill health for the past few months
and critically ill for a few days.
Mrs. Fitchett was called to his bed
side on Sunday night.
The services were held at 3:30
this afternoon and burial was in
Cedardale Cemetery.
NATIVE OF ROBESON
Mr. McQueen was a native of
Robeson County, son of the late
Daniel Arch and Charity MacHar
gue McQueen. He was a prominent
farmer.
Mr. McQueen was twice married,
first to the late Alpha Gertrude
Rogers of Dillon. County. From this
union four sons and seven daugh
ters survive. His second marriage
was to Mrs. Emily Smith McQueen,
who also survives. He ia also sur
vived by one stepson, two sisters and
15 grandchildren.
I Mr. Carson is being blamed strictly
on politics.
I UNABLE TO GIVE
It is understood that one or two
party leaders became indignant
when Mr. Carson advised them that
he was financially unable to con
tribute to the Democratic party
fund during the recent campaign.
On election night as returns were
being tabulated, a prominent Lill
ington Democratip leader was
loudly condemning Mr. Carson for
failing to contribute to the fund.
According to reliable informa
tion, a party worker had demanded
that Carson shell out one-third of
a month’s salary, which would
have been $l3O.
Mr. Carson, who is praised by
State officials and others as by far
one f f the outstanding county au
ditors in the State, has had much
illness In his family during the
year and is also struggling to pay
for a home which he built with his
own hands.
It is known that Mr. Carson has
contributed liberally to the party
in the past and In the previous
•lection contributed $l5O, even
though he had to borrow the money
to do so. He explained his per
sonal financial difficulty In detail
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REV. ROY HARTIIERN
London Evangelist
Is Preaching Here
The Glad Tidings Assembly of
God Church. Corner of Magnolia
Avenue and Canary Streets, will
begin Revival Services Tuesday,
November 11, with Evangelists Roy
and Pauline Harthern of London,
England. The Pastor of the Church,
Rev. A. A. Amerine, announces that
services will be held each night ex
cept Monday at 7:30 p.m. for the
next two weeks.
The British Evangelists are mak
ing. their second Evangelistic tour
of this country. Their first visit
tqok them into more than 30 States,
Canada and Mexico. For the past 6
months they have been touring the
countries of Europe where they said
people were hungry for the Gospel.
The Evangelist are talented mu
sicians and during their visit to
Glad Tidings Church they will pre
sent a musical program each even
ing. Rev. Harthern for three years
was first Lieutenant with the Brit
ish Army in Germany before he
Negro Given 5 To 7
Years For Burglary
Solicitor Jack Hooks prosecuting a criminal docket
in superior court that covers two pages in small type, to
day predicted “We are going to clear that docket.”
During the first day, road and
prison sentences were meted out
by the presiding judge, Henry Ste
vens Jr., and five true bills came
from the grand jury.
Charlie Blue, Lillington teen age
BULLETINS
SPRINGFIELD, 111. (IP) Gov. AdLai E. Stevenson
plans to leave tomorrow for a 10-day vacation on a cattle
ranch near Sasabe, Ariz.
NEW YORK (IP) A new season began today for New |
York’s socialites. The Metropolitan Opera’s 68th open
ing night traditionally sent it on its way.
BONN, Germany (IP)— Former U. S. High Commiss
ioner John J. McCloy said in a report published today that
West Germany still needs outside help although it already
has one ot the strongest economies in Western Europe.
LONDON (IP) The Chinese Communists denounced
Dwight D. Eisenhower’s plan to visit Korea as a “mas
querade” today.
Official Election
Results Announced
It’s oficial now Gov. Adlai Stevenson carried Har
nett County in Tuesday’s balloting with 7.595 votes, but
Gen. Dwight David Eisenhower who will be the next presi
dent, polled 4,306.
ft. Paul Strickland, a Democrat,
tvas returned as judge of the Dunn
Recorder’s Court, but J. O. West,
his Republican opponent gave him
a hair’s line contest. The count
was Strickland, 1454: West 1407.
The 47 votes made the difference.
Official canvass of Harnett’s vote,
completed late Friday, largely con
firmed the accuracy of the un
official count made Tuesday night,
which showed Democrats return
began his Evangelistic ministry.
His wife was a school teacher in
London. Together they form an
ideal Gospel team. They both
preach, play the piano and accor
dion.
During the Revival the Evan
gelists will tell of their experiences
in England during the war when
the bombs were falling on their
cities. Mrs. Harthern lived in Lon
don at that time. Her father pas
tors a church which was destroyed.
Thirty blocks around her honte were
almost flattened. A shell fell Vin her
hofne, and. during another Rttack.
she was machine-gunned by a low
flying plane.
Their message is an apt one for
thse times —REVIVAL OR WORLD
CRISIS.
The Pastor extends a cordial in
vitation to the public to attend the
services and meet the English Evan
gelists during their visit to our
city.
Negro following a guilty plea, drew
live to seven years in State prison
for breaking and entering and lar
ceny.
Blue was one of five young Ne-
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ed to office on the county and state
ticket by a comfortable margin.
MRS. HARRINGTON LED
Recount brought only one change
; in the unofficial count. Mrs. Inez
. Harrington, register of deed*, who
. has for a number of years topped
, the Democratic vote gettaw, re
tained this honor. First count, made
- on basis of unofficial returns in
, A verms boro, placed Loften A. TWt,
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FIVE CENTS PEK COPY
Kill Examine
Korean Front
For Himself
| AUGUSTA, Ga. (IP) Pre
: sident-elect Dwight D. Ei
senhower probably will spend
, Thanksgiving with Ameri
can troops on the front line.
i Members of Eisenhower’s grow
ing staff here did not want to talk
about the Korean trip for security
reasons, but there were indications
he would leave shortly after his
: talks with President Truman in
Washington next week.
I It was known that Eisenhower
Was pleased by reports from Gen.
Van Fleet Monday night that two
; new South Korean divisions and
, six additional regiments had been
added to the United Nations for
ces.
WANTS CASUALTIES CUT
During the last weeks of his
I campaign. Eisenhower repeatedly
expressed his long-standing theory
i that American casualties in Ko
rea could be materially reduced by
putting more South Koreans into
the front lines.
The GOP winner did not pro
ject his Korean trip as an "easy
answer" to the dragging war but
said he wanted tc examine the sit
uation for himself in the hope
of speeding peace, and short of
that, “reducing the American com
bat report.”
“One look is better than a mil
lion reports," Van Fleet said from
the Far East Monday night. Eis
enhower said substantially the same
I thing during the last weeks of the
campaign.
TO END VACATION
The President-elect probably will
' leave here Sunday for New York
for consultations with his advance
policy-makers, led by Sen. Henry
I Cabot Lodge (R-Mass.) and Jo
seph M. Dodge, before going to
Washington to see the President.
(Elsenhower's talks with Mr. Tru
iCnntinned On Page 4)
Federal Agents
Capture Couple j
i Federal Alcoholics and Tobacco i
Tax Division agents and Cumber
land County ABC officers arrested |
two bootleggers charged with re- j
moving and concealing 17 and 9-16
gallons of non tax-paid whiskey in |
Stewart Creek township Saturday i
( evening.
! The pair. Earl D. Bryant. 25- i
year-old white man of Erwin Route
1, waived hearing before U. S.
Commissioner Mrs. Mallie A. Jack
son here.
Bond for Bryant was set at $750
and for Harris at SSOO. The pair
April term of U. S. District • Court
in Raleigh in April.
Truman Seeks
Ike’s Advice
WASHINGTON IIP President
Truman will seek Dwight D. Eisen
hower’s advice on foreign policy
during the next two months, but
will not ask the President-elect toj
share responsibility for any deci- 1
| sions, administration officials said
today.
They said Mr. Truman will ask
for Eisenhower’s suggestions on
how to handle urgent problems in
Korea. Iran, and Indo-China when ]
the two meet at the White House<
next week.
The retiring chief executive re
alizes he must accept full respon
sibility for everything the govern
ment does between now and Eis
enhower’s inauguration Jan. 20. in
formants said.
But they pictured him as feeling
that current policy decisions should
as far as possible .reflect Eisen
hower's ideas as well as his own
so they will carry the full weight
of a united America.
!Ex Gl Calls Up
! Ike For A Chat
DUBLIN, Ga. IV) An ex-GI
expressed the view today t*>at
President - elect Dwight D. Eis
enhower is really a “Mg man.”
Walter Scott Gibson of Albany,
a Korean war veteran con
fined to the Veterana Administra
tion heanital here, said he call
ed Eisenhower by telephone yes
terday and had a “nice long
chit" *
“A big man will always talk to
a little man." Gibson said. He
said he . called to oongrmtnlate the
victor In the presidential elect
ion.
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ACCURATE CHECK ON WATCHES Shown is T. E. (Ty) Fisher,
owner of the new Dunn Cut-Rate Jewelry Store, checking the
accuracy of one of the watches rn stock electronically on the “Watch
master” the latest in this type of device. Watching him is his sister,
Mrs. Mittie Parker, who will assist him in the new store in the
premises formerly occupied by the Sears order office. (Daily Record
photo by Louis Dearborn).
New Jewelry Store
Is Opened In Dunn
“This is just the location I have been looking for, “T
E. (Ty) Fisher said this morning. “As soon as I heard it
was going to be vacant, I immediately got busy with plans
to rent it.”
The location he referred to was
the store building from which the i
Sears order office moved. It is an
ideal location for the type of jew- i
elry store he wished to open.
For Fisher was not planning to i
open the usual store of this type, i
but one rather, where the custo
mer with only a small amount of
ready cash could find an item to
fit his needs at an exceptionally .
low price.
By operating on a cash basis, he
pointed out, he is able to offer
Alden Quartet To
Appear At Campbell
The Alden Quartet will appear
at Campbell College Thursday night
at 8:00 in the D. Rich Memorial
Auditorium as the second concert
in this year’s concert series. This
w'idely known instrumental group
replaces the previously announced
presentation of "Oklahoma," which
j contract was cancelled last week
[ by the producers without previous
consultation with the Concert As
sociation.
The Alden Quartet is composed
of Dorothy Alden, violinist; Eduar
Alden, violist; Ernst Peschel, vio
loncellist; and Thomas Nichols, pi
anist.
WELL KNOWN IN STATE
Mr. and Mrs. Alden are known
to North Carolina audiences for
Judge Lashes Out
Against Perjurers
By LOIS BYRD : 1
Record Staff Writer • y:||
Superior Court Judge Henry L. Stevens, Jr. of War- |
saw in his charge to the grand jury Monday at the opening |
of a two weeks term of criminal court in Lillington called 4
perjury the most dangerous enemy of the courts. ■
“Our whole system of justice,”
the judge said, “rests upon the
promise that the witness will tell
it like it happened, the truth, the
whole truth, and nothing but the
truth.”
“After 15 years on the superior
court bench,” Judge Stevens said.
“I know that there are people who
will come here to willfully tell a
lie, either to help someone out of
trouble or to put someone in
trouble.”
“I hate perjury more than any
thing I know,” said the Judge. The
man who lies, breaks down our
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values which he otherwise would
j not. “By making my purchases for
1 cash and selling on the same basis.”
: he points out. "I can pass savings
along to my customers that other
wise would be impossible."
i Most of, the items he is hand
ling in the new Dunn Cut-Rate
Jewelry Store are nationally ad
vertised items, and they carry not
only the manufacturer’s guarantee,
but Fisher’s personal guarantee as
well
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their work as a two-violin team and
also in various chamber music
groups. Each of them headed the
string section of the North Car
olina Symphony at different times
as concert master. Mr. Alden has
1 appeared as soloist in many parts
of the state as well as in South
Carolina, Georgia, and Ohio. While
teaching at Meredith College in
Raleigh, he formed the Raleigh
String Quartet and assisted in the
organization of the Raleigh Cham
ber Music Guild and served as
musical director for a number of
years. At present the Aldens are
living in Chapel Hill, where he is
on the faculty at the University
of North Carolina, as an instnic
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’ whole system of justice. The most j
■ dangerous thing loose is a liar. Now |
I. there two weeks I am going to t,
■j give you an opportunity to tell j
: j the truth."
CAN USUALLY TELL j
• i The jurist went on to say that >
, 1 he couldn’t tell exactly how, but
) that usually he can tell if a per- 5
1 i son is telling the truth. “If they &
f 1 don’t tell the truth. I am going i
1 ! to give them the maximum,’’ he J
warned. , .vj
- In a “full-dress” charge to th*’ '1
e j new grand Jurors beginning their j
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