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   Robesonian (Newspaper) - March 6, 1951, Lumberton, North Carolina                                WEATHER Partly with little tem perature change tonight Wednes day cloudy and mild High Yesterday GO Low This Monitor41 THE ROBESONIAN Served By Leased Wire Of The Associated Press VOL 14 PUBLISHED DAILY EXCEPT SATURDAY and SUNDAY LUMBERTON N C TUESDAY MARCH 6 1951 ESTABLISHED 1870 COUNTRY GOD and TRUTH EIGHT 5 Cants Low Sheriff Checks Hih Sheriff In Court Work The sheriff is supposed to be the top official in the county but hes got a boss too Theres a little sneriff at home that really runs the high Sheriff and he came down to the courthouse yes terday to see that things were being handled strictly on the upandup Malcolm Mc Leod Jr carefully the drawing of the next Superior Court jury list by County Com missioner V J Griffin Things went off smooth ly Mr Griffin didnt make a false move and that gun just like daddys didnt get any play Puffin in the middle is Doug Kinlaw rcfiister of deeds and clerk to the Board of County Com missioners gray photo The News In Brief LATTTMORE DEBATE city school hoard meets today to de cide on whether to stand pat on permitting Owen Lattimore to address a puhlic school assemb ly or to adhere to a city coun cil request to ban him from school rostrums President Koszel C Thomsen called a special meeting of the school hoard after the council in a stormy session last night passed a resolution 13 to 6 urg ing the ban until his status is cleared by a Congressional in vestigating committee BANK ROBBERS SENTENCED ROCKINGHAM 7P Four young men charged with robbing the Granite Quarry Farmers and Merchants Bank of more than Feb 12 received federal reformatory sentences ranging up to 20 years hen3 yesterday James Josey 20 and his bro ther John both of Granite Quarry were sentenced to 20 and 10 years respectively Kenneth Jackson 20 and William Black 22 both of Kannapolis were handed 15year sentences CAN CLEAR PIMPLES DURHAM WP Teen agers troubled by pimples can clear them up with some simple health rules says a Duke Uni versity skin specialist This is the treatment advised by Dr 1 LalVIar Callaway in a speech yesterday to the state convention of family doctors here 1 Try a diet low in starches and fats and dont eat chocolate and nuts Eat lean instead of greasy meats 2 Wash your face three limes ft day and stampoo your scalp Continued on Page Seven Parties Divided On Mobiliza tion Need WASHINGTON March ff and new tax legislation and Republican President Philip Murray ol the Senators split sharply today over CIO lauitched the weeklong cam the effect of labors walkout from i paign with a speech broadcast the defense mobilization setup and from Miami last night Murray what to do about it said inflation now steals food Utll LU LIU aUUUt 11 icuu junanvii oimj Calling a Senate labor subcom from the tables of our families and mittee together to hear govern bullets from the arsenals of our ment officials Senator Humphrey armed forces He added it is DMinn said the fate of the not just a labor problem whole antiinflation hangs in the balance Or another phase of the mobili program zation effort the National Senator Taft a memj duction Authority NPA ber of the group told a reporter civilians an agent charged he thinks a mountain is being made out of a molehill of disa greement over manpower controls Taft criticized labor leaders who he said are trying to divide the country into classes when there should be no classes in the mobili zation effort Pro gave with seeing that the home front gets its fair share of goods and erviccs Anniversary To Be Observed By Bank The golden anniversary of the American Marines Continue Advance Deputies Study Big Four Agenda Ideas Peace Settlement For Europe Among Proposals Offered PARIS March of the Big Four foreign ministers today start sifting ideas and jug gling words in an effort to fix an Reckless Driver Draws 90 Days In Serious Accident Assistant Recorders Judge H A McKinnon Jr handed Carls ton R Norris 20 of Chadbourn a glmg words m an effort to fix an god sentence on the roads yes agenda for the proposed meeting tg in recorders court after of their bosses The deputies meet today for a second session At the first meet ing yesterday two agenda pro posals were joint ly by Britain the United States and France and the other by Rus sia A French spokesman said later he thought the two suggested slates could be brought into agree ment Each of the proposals listed three points for discussion Two of them seemed in general accord The deputies probably will spend many hours talking however to arrive at any agreement on the precise wording Each faction suggested that the foreign ministers talk about a peace treaty for Germany and methods of relieving tension in Europe But they approached the subjects by different roads Russian Proposal The Russian proposal mentioned the conclusion of a peace treaty with Germany and consequent withdrawal of the occupying pow ers The Westerners came in with problems relating to the un ity oC Germany and preparation of a treaty of peace The Western nations may not be so eager to talk about the with drawal of occupation forces Rus sia may be equally reticent to dis cuss a unified Germany in the sense intended by the West The Western powers proposed an examination of the causes of international tension in Europe and the means to secure a real and lasting improvement in relations between the United States France Britain and the USSR The Soviets tied in arms reduc tion suggesting discussion of an improvement of the situation in Europe preceding immediately to a reduction in the armed forces of the Uniteci Kingdom France the United States and Russia1 Not New rvui One Western source commented guilty of careless and reckless driving which resulted in an auto accident causing serious injuries to several persons on Feb ruary 11 He immediately appeal ed and was placed under bond MrsEverett Davis was serious ly injured and her husband mo ther brother and Miss Patsy Wil son a nurse of Lumberton were also injured The car driven by Davis was traveling south on Elm a through street at p m when it was struck by the vehicle driven by Norris proceeding east on 15th Norris told officers that he was unable to stop before striking the auto driven by Davis Other Cases Other cases ruled or yesterday were Luther Campbell charged with public drunkenness was giv en 30 days suspended on payment of and costs Charged with public drunken ness judgment was continued for Prinliss Love of Lumberton on payment of the costsCharged with public drunkenness judg ment was continued for Thomas Tillman of Lumberton R 2 on payment of the costs In the case of Noah Locklear judgment was suspended on pay ment of the costs on an assault charge He was further ordered on good behavior for two years Charged with public drunken ness judgment was continued for Pete Porter Jr on payment the costs Leon Kinlaw of East Lumberton charged with public drunkenness was required to pay the costs with judgment contin ued Possessing Materials Charged with possessing terlals for the manufacture ol whiskey Rudolph Lovette was given 30days suspended on pay ancl costs Mary ma The golden anniversary of the One Western source commented dr v fio days suspended Scottish Bank of Red Springs will that the Russian proposal for arms lllomas aiew y fl d on and aflct Summons thing brated tonight in Reci Humphrey summoned Chairman v djnner fm bank OL Cyrus S Chmg of he Wage Stab nd stock hoWers and open stock 830 for the al pub lie ihzation Board and Arthur Flcm ming manpower adviser for tes timony behind closed doors Humphrey said Economic Stab ilization Director Eric Johnston and representatives of the United j school cafeteria Labor Policy Committee ULPC Clinton cashier of the bank which withdrew from parlicipaRed Springs and John P Sted tion in all government mobilizaman Scottish president who wall tion efforts will testify later introduce the only speaker Rev Presiding at the dinner which is to be held in the Red Springs be Neil P in The committe delayed calling Mobilization Director Charles E Wilson who was reported about to make a trip to Key West Fla to talk over the problem with Presi dent Truman Opens Campaign The ULPC representing virtu ally all union labor except operat ing rail unions and John L Lewis mine workers begun inking its case to the public in a series of broadcasts The aim was to en list support of consumers and civic groups in a fight for tighter price controls more rigid rent controls Leslie Bullock ON RECORD RALEIGH March 6 ff The N C Farm Bureau is on record as being vigorously op posed to the price ceiling on raw cotton i In RFC MASONIC MEETING There xvill be a stated commun ication of St Albans Lodge No 114 A F A M tonight at Probers To Keep Secret Names Of Florida Hotel Vacationers WASHINGTON March Robertson had a hand in approval miniimmnj Column Left a chiefs amang ye takin notes and faith hell print it inmmmtimnflMmtiwiwmiiHimiimniiinimui The week just passed was one of some disappointmentsBe ginning on Monday February 26 it was our intention to publicize a certain document of importance to wit a proclamation by the Lord Mayor of Lumberton Now the mayor will issue a proclamation at the drop of a hat will in fact probably poclaim Straw Hat Week when the ha berdashers of the nation decide that the state of the sun is such that no more felts be sold anyway But last xveeks proclamation which we had in hand on the vious Friday seemed worthy We wanted a picture to illustrate it National Smile Week seemed a gonrl irlM This was our disap most jovial likeness of MinimmimmmiiimiiiiiniiimnmmimnmmtwmtiMitiwi Investigating Senators agreed to day to keep secret the names of their colleagues who may have accepted free vacation stays at the swank Saxony Hotel in Miami Beach Fla where the cheapest room is a day The name cf one Senator al ready had been mentioned al had the Mayor Hector MacLcan that wejernment to render their services able to concoct in ten vvith a smile and exemplify the have been able to concoct in ten with a smile and exemplify the 3 genator Murrays son James days cordial relations between citizens jiurray received 521000 in at And a paragraph in the mayors and public servants under Aivni i torney fees sler the loans wtre prochiinitlion of Smile vVfrk can drinocnicy mide to tin Sixony Soi rento md reserves special reference Speikifiif f relations between the MixMcll firm v hich solfl 1 especially urge fill peivons and public servints UPC furniture to iioih luitrl IVUixwpll tmplfyed by our municipal gov Continued on Pagetout though not in that connection in a Scnnte banking subcommittees inquiry into charges of political influence in loans made by the Reconstruction Finance Corpor ation RFC Senator Bennett a subcommittee member paid yes terday the group had learned that Senator Murray Mont wrote a letter in 1949 urging approval of a RFC loan to another Miami Beach luxury hotel The Sorrento Other Testimony The subcommittee also receiv ed testimony that 1 White House Aide Donald Dawson has been a nonpaying truest at the Saxony an RFC bor cr on at lvst throe occasions 2 Hilton W RobPrvnn RFC olficinl who hrlporl to KK ap rnombership Thn tcsimnny had provil of the S1500000 been taken Feb 19 at a closed door hearing Fulbright said the subcommit tee did not ask Sax which Con gressmen got the free rooms and that it Will no raise the question Its outside the scope of our inquiry he iaid He suit released the testi mony phout Dawsons yiils only JWHIISO of iis close sssocialion got RFC totaling 1000000 with the RFC tnat me KUSSian proposal iur aims reduction was not new He said on payment of and the question is how this disarmabeing found guilty ol possessing ament is to be accomplished and nontax paid whiskey Maryland Smith was required to pay the costs with judgment continued on an assault charge Claudie Lewis charged with us ing another persons drivers li cense and operating a motor ve hicle with improper lights and brakes was given 30 days sus Continued on Page Four Noted Violinist Next Artist To Appear In City Yfrah Neaman violinist will appear in the Lumberton High School auditorium under the spon sorship of the Lumberton Com munity Concert association Fri day evening Yfrah pronounced Eefrah Neaman has won recognition in the United States and Canada on the continent and in Great Brit ain where he makes his perman ent home The spotlight of news first turned on young Neaman during the war in England when the vio linist was working in a factory on Continued on Page 4 whether Russia will submit to in ternational inspection In the past the Kremlin has always re fused this and the West has in sisted it had not other safeguard The deputies are not permitted to discuss the substance of any of these questions All they can do is lay out the points on an agenda for the foreign ministers One of the points left unfinish ed at the 1949 meeting of foreign ministers bobbed up yesterday in the proposed agenda The Wes tern powers want the foreign min isters to take up an Austrian peace treaty Russia made no mention of this of all three loans Senator Murray was not in Washington yesterday Aides said he probably would have no com ment until he had studied the testimony Made Inquiries A second son Charles who acts as the Senators administrative as sistant told a reporter he made numerous inquiries at RFC about loan applications but had never urged or pressed any one to make loans He said he did not recall the letter about the Sorrento loan his father was said to have written Senator Fulbright the subcommittee chairman made public testimony given by George D Sax Saxony Hotel operator that Senators from both sides of the fence as well as Dawson have been nonpaying guests at the hotel The hotel usually provides free lodging to political big shots who stop there Sax said He added he did not sprnnd tho vorrl around iest he find himself playing host to the entire Senate Missing In Home County Cooley Pays Speeding Fine NASHVILLE March Congressman Harold D Cooley paid a speeding fine yester day and withdrew charges against the policemen who ar rested him Cooley who hails from Nash ville and who is head of the House agriculture committee in Washington was arrested Feb 10 for speeding through Spring Hope a few miles from his home town by Police Chief Clyde Moody Moody charged the dapper Congressman with traveling 55 miles an hour in a 20mile an hour in a 20mile zone and 60 through the towns 35mile an hour zone He said he chased Cooley for more than one mile with his siren blaring and finally had to cut in front of the Congress mans car to stop it At the time of the arrest Cooley severely cussed the police chief which Cooley acknowledged in court The Congressman denied trav eling at the speed with which he was charged but admitted exceeding the speed limit At the time of his arrest he said his wife had the cars radio on and he didnt hear a siren Soon af ter his arrest he swore out a warrant against Moody charg ing him with assault with a deadly car Moody had been police chief at Spring Hope for four months coming from a small Virginia town when the incident occurred Officers Puzzled In County Road Dea th Called at midnight to investiplosives storage of Lumberton gate the supposed hitandrun death of a man identified as R C Watts of Lumberton sheriffs deputies and Slate Bureau of In vestigation officers worked until eight oclock this moniing with little success in solving the crime Watts was found on a side road a mile off the Meadow Road and in the vicinity of Branchs service station east of Lumberton Found by Newitt Stone and a man iden tified only as Butler Watts was brought to a Lumberton hospital where death was attributed to a crushed chest and other injuries No Arrest Coroner D W Biggs said this morning that the driver of the death car had not been appre hended Neill Rozier who lives netr the scene assisted Stone and Butler in bringing Watts to the hospital The investigation of the death followed immediately he appre hension of an escaped convict by a posse of deputies prison camp guards and highway patrolmen This morning at eight ihe sher iff relumed Irom the hitandrun investigation and at noon was still absent on an investigation of theft of dynamite from thq ex Johnson Named To Warehouse Group RALEIGH March rectors of the Bright Belt Ware house Association have named a committee to recommend opening dates and selling hours of south eastern tobacco belts next fall The directors meeting last ight also went on record oppos ing any ceiling prices on the 1951 tobacco crop Named to the study committee which will rccommand dates and lours were W N Perry Jr of Danville Va J L Bowei of Tifton Ga D W Epps of Kingstree S C Wal ker Stone of Durham J C Eagles Jr of Wilson and J E Johnson of Lumberton Trading Co Free Four Weeks The escaped convict recaptured was Delton Lowry in for seven years escaped four weeks ago from the Prison Camp here He was captured at the home of his brotherinlaw one Hardin in Saddletree township about half a mile from Wiley Bell place Surrounding the house for the capture were deputies Allen Lamb and Dixon Britt Sheriff McLeod Camp Guards Alva Ox endine Pope McNeill Adie Revels and Andrew L Wilkins and Pa trolmen J C Pierce and Bill Dunn New Snow Slows Push Toward Key Hub Of Hongchon TOKYO March clad American Marines attacking over new fallen snow drove slow ly ahead today in Central Korea The Chinese Beds resisted bitter The leathernecks were pushing toward the key communications hub of Hongchon 15 miles north ol recaptured Hoengsong SORM of the Marine elements were 11 miles from Hongchon The Chinese Reds are believed to have concentrated their largest frontline forces at Hongchon General MacArthur said another big Red Chinese third field moving toward front from Northeast Korea to support the Communist fourth field army First Indication MacArthurs report was thi first indication of a large shift by the third field army He said it was comprised of several army corps possibly up to 90000 men Despite losses of an estimated 22250 troops since the Uniteci Nations resumed its limited of fensive Feb 21 the Chinese arid North Koreans are Believed to number 300000 below Parallel 38 in South Korea Lt Gen Matthew B commander of Allied ground ces in Korea told a news confef ence the Reds have plenty of meri to launch a big counteroffensive But he expressed belief such an attack is not imminent Ridgway added that his forces ai the mo ment could stop a Red offensive On the battiefront a six inch snow fall slowed the determined Allied push Tuesday through the Continued on Page Four Before Senate Group Public Hearings Slated For Controversial Highway Bills RALEIGH March 6 ff The now famous Powell city streets bill by the Scott Administration and backed by the N CLeague of Munici palities was scheduled to get ts fourth airing today The House appropriations com mittee was slated to hold a pub ic hearing on the issue at p m Another piece of controversial legislation scheduled for public hearing at the same time before the Senate roads committee is a bill to re duce truck weight limits to pre 1949 levels Would Reduce Limits The truck weights limit bill would reduce truck load limits eliminate a tolerance of five per cent and impose stiffer penalties for overloading Committee action on the bill was unlikely today in view of a telegram received yesterday by Governor Scott from James K Knudson director of the U S Of fice Defense Transportation Knudson said he was drafting for prompt forwarding to all states a comprehensive statement coyer ing defense transportation needs in present emergency Earnestly request that no legislative or exe cutive action be taken in your state affecting highway transport problems until you have had full opportunity to appraise highway transportation requirements in Continued on Pajje Four OKs Planting Welfare Aid To Aged Only One Phase Of Welfare Department Work loan in 1949 received a rentfree two weeks vacation at the hotel with his wife and daughter the following wintei 3 Senator Murrays son James Miss KsUtccn Wilson 17 is reported as rtiissinc from her St Pauls home since Saturday afternoon Her parents have notified city and county police Daughter of Mr and Mrs Gordon Wilson she wat last seen at three odotk Satur diy in the company Betty Giiylon 12 who is pre sumed to with her Miss Wilson was wrarinit blue and a short red coat BY TOM WICKER This is the second of a series of JO articles on the service provid ed for Robeson County by the county Department of Iubiic Welfare Todays article is an Old Ace Assistance The articles are bcinjr written by the Stale Board of Public Welfares In formation Director Old Bill McDowell had been the town policeman is a small North Carolina community longer than most folks could remember Now this particular town had no great need for a peace officer i but Old Bill who had a bad leg from a logging accident suffered in his longago yppb hid nlways made himself useful at funerals town ball games keeping an eye on the bank i building at night and collecting a I city tax bill eve ry now and then He was the sort of fellow folks never thought about doing the sort of work they j took little notice of until one Tom Wicker i diiy when they nrtticed y bung Joe Williams in bright blue uniform Balking down the street that had never known a policeman other than Old Bill Wheres Bill they asked Joe Retired said Joe Folks Puzzled That was all he knew about it and inquiries to the mayor brought out only the same infor mation The folks who bothered enough about it to go that far were puzzled Where had Old Bill McDowell got the money to re tire Especially when just a week or so ago his wife had broken her leg in a nasty fall off the McDow ell back porch There was one person who could i have told them all about it A young case worker in the county department of public welfare over at the county seat had talked toj Old Bill one day when he came to her office and then had made a visit over to his home the next day to see Bill and his wife What had actually happened she found was that Bill was no longer able to walk to and from town about a from his snd stay ori his feet most of tht day winter and summer seven days a week what with his bad leg and his 69 years In addi tion to this difficulty since his wiles fall he had the work of the house and the care of his wife on Continued on 4 Cal McNeill put theOK on the transplanting of the 60 box woods he presented the berton Garden Club for on the courthouse He went out yesterday to that the were watered The plants are almost the lait some which Cal good many years ago romciit obtained from monnter hoxMoods at ancestral MM Oat Is assistant twx fw Kobenon fray   

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