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Statesville Daily Record (Newspaper) - August 23, 1950, Statesville, North Carolina LOCAL MARKETS No change No Change Published In the Heart of the Dairying and Industrial Centers of Piedmont North Carolina STATESVILLE DAILY RECORD MEMBER Vol 19 No 196 Statesville N C Wednesday August Dial 5251 For All Departments Today's RUB IN IREDELL INFORMATION This woman a of rural asks information we not provide But we can her questions along Here is her Since you are digging into the tax since I've been wanting to find out a few things they can set both of us straight at the same time Why jb the tax so high on people's property who are ing these For instance our neighbor on the left has around 14 acres of land a five-room house a barn and outbuildings He pays around taxes The one on our right has around nine acres about five rooms and outbuildings He gets out for about Now for us we have acres of land house not half done two rooms and a back not a foot of land on or adjoining a public road and we pay from to Now does this look fair Why don't the older settlers taxes run as high as This I cannot figure out and I'm not by self While World War II was on felt sorry for the boys they are back how N many have forgotten the praise and breaks they They are the ones who are trying to build and get a little start in he world But they're the ones with the big tax bills hanging there too Maybe I've not said enough be too much But I with you Bring these things to light Answer them so we can all understand more about them 1 haven't seen the other per Our name wasn't supposed to have been in it But high as some of the taxes run it isn't wonder some people's aren't paid Trie Daily Record is a fine paper We enjoy every word of it we read So here's wishing the best of luck to all of you That's all there is to the ter except the name and ad- dress So we are using this od of passing it on to the county manager helps fix the tax valuations and the county tax collector who garners in the they will want to answer this woman's questions ROUNDUP Guest night on Re- porter's Roundup over will be Charles Brannan secretary of agriculture who will be inter- on the controversial Farm Plan Tne program is presented each Thursday night from until 10 p.m over by Statesville Daily Record PRIZE hats off to Johnston of Johnston Furniture company who ed in the morning mail for his unique window display of Cedar chests The display will be remembered here by window shoppers as cedar chests placed before an 18 foot ing of the Statesville high school with students in graduation gowns scored too in five popular furniture magazines for his entine display of local chairs rugs and bedding WEATHER North Mostly fair today and tonight Thursday partly cloudy with a few scattered afternoon showers Little change in Local high yesterday 80 low this morning 65 inch LOADING UP C Engineers doesn't know for sure when or where it's ing but the men will Tae ready Today for instance they're still very busy loading heavy and light equipment on railroad cars getting ready to move out The engineers are still getting plenty of grateful attention cally The Men's Bible class of First Presbyterian church has contributed a watermelon to every man in the company along with a suppy of cigarets And the Charles Anderson class of First Baptist church sent along cookies And those cookies were good because they were baked by Mrs Fred Herrin I T Avery Jr who is soon to depart with Company C Combat Engineers the national guard unit recently called into federal service wants the fellow he loaned that uniform to either to put it on and report for duty Or return it Captain Avery said that he re- cently loaned a dark green shirt and trousers to someone and now has who it was He es likely borrowers will browse through their wardrobes and see if they can locate the uniform And quick He expects to be needing ifc STATESVILLE SI KERR busy Mrs Dent LJ fering for husband PLES mastering all trades at ills new home Stuart COFFEY negotiating for a load of melons Louie MARRET in- new house Kimball REDLACK making plans for col- lege Jones LUMSDEN ing Junior Order delegates Clio HENDREN celebrating birthday AND ELSEWHERE Armed Robbery ROANOKE J Cooper 22 of Columbia and 26 of Manteo were on their way back to Dare county today lo face charges of ai ined robbery Sheriff Frank M Cahoon said the two men held up D W Williams at and took his car money and trousers Cahoon said they then drove into Virginia bought Virginia license taes for the car and returned to Carolina Conference Set Each of the 500 Presbyterian churches in the synod of North Carolina was requited today to send its tor one layman to Queens September for a conference The Hev P D Patrick of Kings Mountain chairman of the home mission committee will preside over the opening session and H A er of Kinston over the evening session Held For Murder Jlinton 23 and Ben lis 26 were held for gree murder today after two accused them of slaying Curtis 46 as they months ago The two siris Mabel Brown 17 and Wyatt 18 testified at a hearing before Magistrate C G Glass that had remained comber 16 because Manton and had threatened them Confers RALEIGH Scott conferred with members of the ports authority yesterday on problems connected with the of a floating navy dock to Wilmington The ity said it was attempting lo get a private concern to operate Hie dock if it is moved to ton The members said at least three concerns were interested m it Charge SMITHFIELD Dalton E Edwards 29 of near here was j charged with hit-and-run driving and manslaughter today Police said his car struck and killed year-old Eugene Allen last night and did not stop Bond for wards was set at Wreck Victim C Bryant of Burnsville died in a local hospital yesterday two hours after his car sideswiped a truck near Ellenboro The driver of the truck William Warren of Asheville was placed under bond GI Dependence Passes Senate DECISION NEARING KOREA Strikes Spread In U S Canada Measure Is Sent To Lower House For Vote Friday Action Is Expected At An Early Date WASHINGTON Aug 23 A family allowance for the GFs of the Korean war went to the house today for rush action and certain passage House leaders set the dents allowance for a vote tomorrow The senate passed it last night by vote without opposition and with less than a hour's debate Chairman Carl Vinson of the House Armed Services tee predicted the slightly different sail the house just as easily and almost as fast House and senate versions then will go to a conference for ironing out of their In principle the bills are about the same The Senate version would sure families of enlisted men monthly incomes of from to From to of would come out of the pay depending on his rank The to come from the ment Under house version the Disputes In Big Industries Idle Nearly ZEB A MORRIS Morris Given Ang 23 Zeb A Morris Concord cratic nominee for solicitor of the 15th judicial district was ed to post until the ember general election by Gov Kerr Scott today Morris succeeds John R Lauglin of Statesville who ed to return to private law ice The district includes ander Montgomery Randolph Iredell Cabarrus and Rowan counties told the Governor that with the of his made to clients check would be a flat men in the those of higher rant would be Thus the total assured family check under the house run from to The bouse committee said however that en- isled men of the higher grades can be expected to make fair allotments to their families In both bills dependents would limited to wives children and dependent parents Multiple Crash Of Cars Reported A string of cars bumped on Salisbury road about 8 o'clock i this morning but nobody was Poole She was married about 79 years ago to Mrs Taken By Death Mrs Zilpha Louise McLaughlin resident of the walt community died Tuesday morning at o'clock at the home of her daughter and in-law Mr and Mrs C H ner of Troutman route 1 after an illness of a week Mrs McLaughlin was a native of Rowan county born May 9 1853 daughter of the late Elihue Newton Poole and Mrs Hannah Rail Strike Ties Up All Of Canada By UNITED PRESS United Automobile ers CIO went on strike day against three tional Harvester plants bringing the number idled by labor disputes in major industries to nearly About railroad trainmen and conductors were on strike against five important terminal line railroads In the Detroit area some bers were on strike at Chrysler or Packard plants Another 695 were idled by the effects of these walkouts northern Ontario began food rationing because of a rail strike Canada's first by an railway workers The an strike idled another workers In the Harvester dispute members walked out at Springfield 0 at ville Ind and at ville Ky A UAW contract with Harvester expired early today The Louisville Harvester plant already bad 417 members of Regiment Commander Says Events Of Next 48 Hours To Settle Fate Of Taegu By UNITED PRESS The U.S regiment drove off five communist attacks last night in fierce ing which may determine the fate of Taegu Artillerymen and cooks got out their rifles and joined the infantry to throw back the reds swarming the hills undeterred by merciless air and artillery bombardment of their positions hurt Gordon Urban went to the hospital for an examination with a possible arm According to police reports a city bus had stopped to take on R A McLaughlin who preceded her in death 28 She spent life in the Mt Vernon community of passengers and a pick up truck i Rowan county but bad recently and two cars were stopped behind j mads ner home with her daughter it Then a beverage truck from who moved to Troutman route Salisbury driven by Cecil A Brown of Faith came up behind the string of cars but his brakes failed picket up by the other two unions A Presidential John Sleelman who has been directing government efforts to bring rail ment peace called union and rail negotiators into another White House conference He met with them separately and was trying to bring thein into joint tions Shepherd Buys II Ralph Shepherd assistant farm i agent in charge of the balanced oir United American Median I home m will address pared to sail for Korea They would r 705 oni mtn full as ACCUSING of the five survivors of the North Korean massacre of more than 30 American soldiers near is shown here pointing an accusing finger at red soldiers who participated in the slaughter A Russian made machine gun of the type used in the massacre is shomn beside him Junior Order Session In Full Swing Here The state convention of the and former head of the Mills A spokesman for Gen Douglas estimated that the com- are massing up to men on the 15 iront west of Taegu held by the regiment and South Korean troops The spokesman said the reds have troops across the river into a new head southwest ol posing a second threat to the South Korean emergency capital Col John commander of the embattled regiment said he believed the next two nights will determine whether we lose Taegu or break their backs completely On the southern front ion forces defending the western approaches to the key supply port of won back today the ground they lost in local actions during the paat three days Mac Arthur's spokesman said At sea South Korean marines took island 25 miles west of the captured west coast port of Inchon It was the third island off Inchon occupied since Saturday assaults apparently intended to tighten the blockade of the port A U S destroyer ranged up the east coast to blast military targets in Seishin a big port 55 miles of Russia and Songjin a city 85 miles further down the coast The naval ment followed a bombing at- tack on both cities yesterday The North Korean air force long mis-sing from the skies emerged from hiding to attack two allied naval vessels in the first raids of their kind in the war Two Yak fighters gunned and bombed the British destroyer Comus and a South Korean naval vessel day There was no report of age Other HONG KONG British soldiers re- cholera shots as they pre- and he crashed into the rear car No serious damage was done Duke Student Veteran To Test Petition Ban DURHAM Aug 23 Wilson said young war veteran risked a jail sentence today to force a court lest of Judge A R Wilson's order In other words a stretch on the North Carolina road gang Evens of St Pauls N C who st distributing apparently wants to get the case in ths college town tije higher courts picked a Since Judge Wilson himself wijl convenient place to bring himself be on the bench when the case aw He was 1 six months ago In addition to Mrs Wagner she is survived by the following dren Edgar C McLaughlin of Largo Fla Fred N McLaughlin and Mrs O S Gray of land Mrs J R Graham of Bear Poplar Mrs W X Garren of Orlando Fla and Mrs J C Clendenin of Statesville route 1 A number of grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive Funeral services will be beid Thursday p m from tenary Methodist church near Moo res ville with Rev R M ner pastor and Rev Joe Taylor officiating Burial will be in the church cemetery The body will be taken from the Bunch Funeral home to the home this afternoon at f comes up the defendant was ex- front of the Durham 4 p m to remain until the to ask for a jury trial county courthouse He described himself as an ar- al hour peace petition Wilson had instructed of- several weeks ago to slap charges on anyone caught circulating the petition which has figured in a move lo tail red activities The judge left no doubt what he thinks the punishment should be person ing has circulating the tions should be given the chance to help his country by building road oa which the can Picnic Honors employes held a pic me night at the new water onium plant in honor of Sgt W C Wood member of the En- Evans was a judge in his home town Duke business director E Whitford said the youth was employed at a campus soda shop with She understanding that he was Wood is a former employe of a divinity student the city light and water The peace a document 25 of the city hall labeled by the communist as ing originated in Sweden which calls for a ban on the use of atomic weapons has been widely by communists in this country farm program returned day from Va where he purchased 22 cattle for members of the program Members receiving the cattle ics got into full swing today as reports from the various tees and officers were presented at the business this ing at the Vance hotel i A banquet last night at 7 p.m J B Witherspoon of highlighted the opening day of the ville route 6 three head Eu- convention and featured an address gene Miller Stony Point route by the national councilor M D 1 two Dalton Rufty Stony Point Collins of Atlanta Ga who dis- route 1 three Oren Stout Stony cussed the patriotic phase of the Point route 1 three W O Bell i Junior Order and Statesville route 1 four L P I tics now facing this country Bell Statesville route 1 The National Councilor urged Elmer Hayes Statesville route Junior order members to continue 1 one and A G the fight against communism and Statesville route 4 two Homer Williams of New Hope emphasised the need of true in the world today He also recently purchased eight I the support of our head of outstanding registered school system and lU improvement Ayrshire cows and heifers from Moseley of Havre de Grace Md Mr Williams is a member of the program FALSE ALARM Firemen were ailed out by a false alarm about a m day A at Shernll Furniture company on Monroe street was being repaired and set off the alarm Collins was introduced by 1 M Sharp past stale councilor oi and others on last program included Curacy P Hood stale council treasurer of Raleigh and A C Edwards past stale cilor of Major A made a brief of welcome to delegates Dr 1 G of Chapel Hill executive vice nf Foundation of North the Junior order banquet tonight at be the British ground forces the Vance hotel to join the battle against the com- The closing session of the con- vention will be held tomorrow i MANILA Philippine military morning with the election of new i officials announced that the officers as the main business The roan 10th battalion combat team nominating committee selected the the republic's strongest fighting following candidates to be voted contingent is ready to leave for upon A Z Goforth of I Korea whenever Gen MacArthur Statesville past state wants it The battalion includes in- Walter of High Point fanlry artillery and light slate W R Glover of medium tank units Middlesex and W L Sugg of j Chinese nationalist pre- ford state vice Forrest Chen Cheng urged G Shearin of Scotland Neck Tyree Jones of Durham assisting secretary Thurmond B Stone of Benson chaplain Garfield Wood of more and James Mosteller of High Point conductor Hubert F of Newton warden James Kook of Apex inside sentinel Jones munist nations of the far east tn forces in a Pacific union led by the United States Plans Men's Day Lumsden of outside tinel W C- Purcell of Durham national X S thcr of Harmony and Clyde R Greene of Boone trustees of the stale enrollment fund High and Blowing wre nominated as towns for the next stale convention Center Street AME Zion church will men's day Sunday August 27 M T tendent of city schools will be the speaker al the morning worship at 11 clock to br held Sunday ing and the speaker will be ced later Plutonium Thief Says He Had Bear By Tail the city light and water ment About 25 of the city workers attended the picnic NANCY MAE and in Europe The State ment warned levers not to be duped by it Mr and Mis II J Williams 2 announce ibf oi a daughter at II F Long August 18 Mrs is tie DENVER Colo Ang 23 L Simons to day that he stole a vsal of component of one oi atomic bomb only because be wanted a The Denver sity research worker that he was trying to assemble a bomb of his own nr that he in- tended to turn thr stuff over to a foreign power when he buried it in his cellar here It was the finst case in was stolen Iroin a I S Simons a preliminary hearing today on a charge of un- possessing fissionable atomic and lares a few grams or less 11 is and the FBI apparently S in and FBI said it doubted ons claim that H from the M bomb as a venir with no intention ol ing it over to Russia there were no to charge him with atomic age punishable by death FBI agents also said there was no connexion between Simons nov up in raids throughout Hie lor the first lime in Simons didn't say ho that two pounds required for Hie ol which explodes auto- as an atomic bomb Simons and readily admitted that he took the Plutonium from the Alamos laboratory where he worked as a member of an ment from 1944 to March 1946 I've been collecting for years he said Then 1 pick up one oi n pin head and look at me ncu in hie he got ed no one learn how he did said Simons his wife and their three children considerable danger of radiation sickness when he took the plutonium into his home Simons said he knew that I knew I had a bear by the he said It was highly radioactive and 1 couldn't leave it loose around the house And if I had thrown it it would hrne been more the material in viiiere agents found it several days ago as Simons ed on It was returned to tie Los Alamos laboratory three concerns were interested to help his country by building road on a of Simons how he Simons J oa which the can by it P possessing fissionable The amount of the plutonium out of the ed on It was returned to tie Lc wmer of Canton materials a crime under the U ved apparently amounted to only 1 fully guarded Los Alamos Alamos laboratory Be Sure To See Values Advertised In This 1950 Trade Days Edition
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