Robesonian, May 23, 1952


May 23, 1952

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Robesonian (Newspaper) - May 23, 1952, Lumberton, North Carolina VOL 71 THE ROBESONIAN PUBLISHED DAILY CXCKPT tATUHOAY and SUNDAY LUMBERTON N C FRIDAY MAY 23 1952 Served By Leased Wire Of The Associated Press Much Preparation Neceatary Before Primary To ready for the primary a week from tomorrow a thousand preparations are necessary Miss Ann McPhatter here labors over the giant tally chart on which precinct totals will be en tered as they are received at the Robeson County Courthouse election night Miss McPhatter will makea duplicate of the chart for the use of The Robesonian in preparing totals for the Special Election Edition to be published for distribution on the morninr of June 1 Radio Station will set up its broadcast microphone in the press room of The Robesonian and the radio and the paper will pool facilities to bring results to the public There will be connections with the news facilities throughout the nation gray photo Political Spotlight Turned On Louisiana Washington Strike Nears End But Gas Shortage Causes More Cuts DENVER Even though a strike of oil industry pipeline and refinery Corkers neared an today shortage of aviation gaso linebecame more serious Commercial airlines announced drastic reductions in flights They asked Secretary of the Interior Chapman to decontrol aviation fuel In view of the spreading contract settlements Airlines announcing further cur tailment of operations include Pan American World Airways and American Airlines American canceled 42 flights yes terday On Saturday it plans to cancel from 104 to 146 other flights C R Smith American president said that other flights might be canceled Sun reducing the lines national service by 75 per cent The suspensions will knock out alt service at Miami drop 38 flights in and out of Chicago and four in the Philadelphia area DKOP FLIGHTS Pan American dropped eight more regular fare flights to Lon don Paris and Frankfurt yester day The weekly schedule of 20 regular fare flights has been trimmed to two one to Paris and one to London On the bright side restrictions on the useof automobile gasoline kerosene and oils were removed by the government Settlements at several refineries Including the nations largest put about 35000 of the 90000 strikers on the job today Settlements included the Gulf re finery of Port Arthur Tex em ploying 5100 This is the nations largest capacity refinery The settlement included a 15 cent hourly wage hike six and 12cent night differential pay hikes and seven cents per hour back pay to Dec 1 plus a wage re opening clause effective June 1 1053 Farm Markets NEW YORK WlCotfon futures opened unchanged to 40 cents a bale higher today Pr Cl Open 3842 3850 Oct 3646 Dec 3626 Mch 3599 3562 Oct 3415 3649 3627 3599 3563 3418 By The Associated Press Democrats in Louisiana one of the four states President Truman lost to the States Rights Demo crats in 1948 meet in convention today to select their 20vote dele gation to this years Democratic national convention Frank Ellis Louisianas Demo cratic national committeeman said in advance of the afternoon meet RALEIGH Hog prices mostly 50 cents lower Tops of 52050 at Hillsboro 52025 at Tar boro Hamilton Rocky Mount Fay etteviile and Woodland 520 at Mt Olive Dunn WilsonWarsaw Bur gaw Goldsboro Clarkton White vine Wilmington Washington Beulaville Kenly Kinston Smith field Lumberton and Rich Square at Richmond RALEIGH Central North Carolina poultry markets Fryers and broilers steady at 26 eggs steady A large 40 friendly to the candidacy of Sen Richard Russell of Georgia Far to the west the groundwork was laid for a sharp contest in Washington Stale between support ers of Gen Dwight D Eisenhow er and Sen Robert A Taft of Ohio contenders for the Republi can presidential nomination Washington Republicans will con vene tomorrow at Spokane to se lect the states 24vote GOP dele gation Most preconvention esti mates were that Eisenhower would win a margin of the delegates The Seattle representatives ap parently held the balance of power m Washington They have agreed to vote as a unit and for Eisen hower at Spokane where they comprise nearly onethird of the state delegation Taft forces are sniping at this agreement as un democratic and improper KUSSELl BOOSTED Sen Russell got a boost from North Carolina yesterday in his quest for the Democratic nomina tion Russell forces won full en dorsement for him at a Raleigh convention Although the 32vote delegation was not instructed on fcow to bal lot at the partys July 21 nomina ting convention in Chicago a poll showed votes favored Russell This would put the Georgian Continued on Four Committee SeU Vote On AntiSeizure Bill WASHINGTON fl Proposed legislation which would put Con gress on record as declaring the President has no inherent power under the Constitution to seize pri vate property comes up for a vote by the House Judiciary Committee Monday The provision was written by a subcommittee inlo a war powers extension bill yesterday It was sponsored by Rep Pickett D it stemmed directly from President Trumans seizure of the steel mills to avert a threatened strike That issue now is before the Supreme Court for decision POWER CUTOFF Electric power will be off in Lumberton along U S 301 South between and Sunday afl ternoon according to Johnnie L McIVeill superintendent of lights and water for the city The cutoff will begin at the Fairmont Road and will extend to the limit of the city s lines west of town South Lumberton and the remainder of tne city will not be affected LIKES SPARERIBS GASTONIA wA customer came into a Gastonia restaurant last night and was served barbe cued spareribsabout nine or 10 He ate them too bones and all ESTABLISHED 1870 COUNTRY 000 TRUTH Russian Protest Charges U S Aid To Nation Violates Pact MOSCOW JPiThe Soviet Union charged formally today that Irans acceptance of American military aid violates the 1121 SovietIranian treaty admitting Russian troops lo Iran if that countrys soil is used by foreign military forces hostile to the Soviets The Kremlin made its protest in a note delivered by Foreign Min ister Andrei Y Vishinsky yestei day to the Iranian ambassador here It accused Iran a Russian neighbor on the south of co operating with the U S govern ment in the implementation of the Jailors aggressive plans against the Soviet Union Observers here consider it likely that because of the Russian pro test Iran will reconsider her ac ceptance of the U S aid and if she does not the Soviets will fol SIXTEEN Tar Heel Democrats To Back Southerners Bid Pastor Honored At Long Branch Church cut Says Unions Will Fail Efforts To Organize South LEWISTON Me WThe CIO and AFL are doomed to failure in their efforts to organize the South textile industry the president of Maines largest cottonrayon company predicted today A CIO leader disagreed For many years I have hoped to see a genera rise in the South ern wage level Herman D Ruhm Jr of the Bates Manufac turing Co said in an interview But failure of the unions in their drive for Southern organization m recent years has caused me to doubt that this can be accom plished Denis R Blais newly appointed board manager of the CIO Textile Workers Union Northern Rhode Is land Council said in a separate interview Eventually the South will be organized and the South wage level will inevitably go Ruhm and Blais former Lewis ton area manager for the CIO union made their comments as both awaited a decision from an arbitration panel now considering American aid to Iran was off last January when Iran re fused to sign an agreement pledg ing to help increase the defensive strength of he free world The Pledge is required of those getting such aid under the U S Mutual Security Act Aid to Iran was ordered resumed a month ago after an exchange of notes between the U S and Iranian governments which the State De partment said met the require ments set by Congress The Soviet nole was prominently displayed in all Moscow newspa pers today In Washington a U S official said the Russian protest evidently was designed to intimidate the Iranian government He said the Tehran government had been un der heavy Soviet pressure before and js not expected to give in this time Practice Bombs Found On River BankNear Gty five U Force practice dummy bombs weighing 250 pounds each were pushed into the Lumber River several miles up stream from Lumberton by a threeman demolition squad from Fort Bragg yesterday afternoon Several weeks ago superinten dent Hammonds of the prison camp on the Pembroke road saw the bombs dropped from a plane which he thinks was a Navy craft He has been searching for the bombs and fount them yesterday morning Following his report to 1he s h e r i f fs department Fort Bragg was notified and sent its squad The five eggs were found ly ing on the bank and there is evi dence in the form of a deep trough that a sixth one plowed into he bank and into the river Captain Fisher heading the squad stated that the bombs should never have been dropped would he investigated R Lamb claims that the wrist watch his Lonr Baptist conitreKation presented her husband last nirht for the purpose of reminding him how his sermons are The presentation wu made at a surprise supper last and Vhe oc cason for the rft was the fact that Rev Lamb preaches at Lnr Branch Sunday for the last time He is moving to It Pauls and will serve the Green Spring Baptist church of Branch Sunday for the last time He is moving to St Pauls und will serve the Green Baptist church instead of Branch he will continue his pastorate of Ten Mile church and the ToJarsvlle church Rev Lamb is pictured with his daughter Dorothy who along with Mrs Lamb was also presented a rift Rev Lamb came to LonS Branch two years apo from Whiteville during his pastorate the church has added 60 new members has and mSe than to its building fund Presentations were made by H Ammons a deacon in the church rray photo Terms Agreed End To Western Union Strike i Depends On Increase In Tolls WASHINGTON W Union and company officials agreed today on terms for ending the Western Un ion strike The agreement provides for a wage increase for the union but only if the company gets gov ernment permission to boost tele graph tolls The 30000 Western Union em ployes members of the AFL Com mercial Telegraphers Union CTU have been on strike for 51 days Under the terms the earliest date for resumption of fullscale tele graph service would be Monday For Three Days Negotiators Agree To Recess In Tight Armistice Deadlock MUNSAN Korea Red dele gates today agreed lo a three day recess in the tightly deadlocked Korea armistice talks after the Allies aew chief delegate told them oar stand is will make no further conces sions North Korean Gen Narn I who held prisoners have said they would return voluntarily a U N 1 screening showed Harrison again offered to let the Communists participate in a re screoning of the prisoners The Reds refused SEOUL Korea lUnitod Na recess But he demanded that Maj Gen William K Harrison Jr new senior U N delegate set the time of resuming the talks Harrison tod newsmen he mane Ihe recess short because we want to get an armistice The next plenary session the 57th since negotiations began more than 10 months agowill be held Tuesday at II a m 9 p m Mon day An hour after the meeting ad journed Vice Adm C Turner Joy ormer chief Allied delegate left the United Nations Command ad camp here He expressed confidence an equitable and hon orable armistice will be achieved Joy will become superintendent of the U S Naval Academy at Annapolis ARMISTICK BLOCKED An armistice is blocked by the refusal of the U N Command to force return of any captured Reds yho say they will resist repatria tion to Communist rule The Reds demand their return Less than half the 169000 Allied southwest of Pyongyang today in the cumina Iton of what the Air Force called the greatest saturation bombing at tack of the Korean War The attack near the North Ko rean a p i t a I began yesterday morning and ended at 4 pm to day Nearly 800 fighierbomber sorties were flown against the fat target Burned and blasted in the as sault were a Communist hand gre nade arsenal the surface works of a coal mine storehouses and nearly a half mile of machine shops and wire houses They were along the north bank of the Tae dong River between Pyongyang and its port oijy Chinnampo Rain squalls sweeping flown from Manchuria blotted out the target area late this afternoon Nearly 500 sorties were flown yesterday and 300 EVEHV TYPE The Fifth Air Force said it threw every type of plane it had into the strike The burden of the attack Continued On Page Four was His Heart Was Just As Big As Bosss Bank Roll CHICAGO Playing the role of a good Samaritan came easy for Anthony C Adams a veek messengerhandyman whose heart was as big as his boss bank roll When Adams appeared at his favorite saloon on Archer Avenue he boys would start whooping it up Adams The Colonel always would pick up the tab His tavern pats agreed Adams was a good lime guy And it was disclosed in Felony Court yesterday Adams was over ly generous away from the with his employers to some of his friends Prosecutors James A Brown and William Brumlik told Judge Charles S Dougherty that Adams over a twoyear period had spent and given away 534300 Adams n and a bachelor was in court on a forgery charge He worked in the office of Wil liam Wood Prince Jr president of the Union Stock Yards and Tran sit Company He took care of many of Princes personal mat ters and had access to company vouchers lo draw the money Adams the prosecutors said ap parently spent little of the money on himself He turned over his weekly pay check to his mother and she gave him spending money 510 a week I played Santa Glaus with the money Adams was quoted by Brown and Brumlik Telephone CoOp For Bladen Is Approved RALEIGH new telephone cooperative for Bladen County and nearby areas the Lower Cape Fear Telephone Membership Corp was authorized yesterday by the State Rural Electrification Authoritys board of directors The directors also approved loan requests totaling The Brunswick Ocracoke and Lumbee River Electric Membership Corp had asked for the money union and The agreement was reached af ter an cillnight jwision climaxing a week of intensive negotiations It included two big ifs 1 Western Union must get feder al authority to increase telegraph rates 2 The pact must be ratified by the membership of the CTU A union spokesman sakl such ratifi cation is in doubt Announcement of the agreement was made by Cyrus Ching head of the Federal Mediation Service and officials of the company The company said the workers would be back on the job Monday W L Allen international presi dent of the CTU said however that such a return would he con tingent on approval of the terms by the union membership The basic terms of the contract involve these things 1 A shift from the 48hour work week to one of 40 hours with no change in pay for those hired be fore Nov 1 1911 2 A flat 10centanhour increase for workers hired after that date Those hired after the 1941 date were employed on the basis of a 40hour week receiving 40 hours Pay O UXIOX SHOP 3 Abandonment of the union shop among WU employes but es ablishmejit of what a mediation Continued On Four CIVIL TBKM ADJOURNED Judge Walter J Bone adjourned the May civil term of Robeson County Superior Court yesterday afternoon Originally scheduled for a two weeks term court was con cluded after four days Picked Delegates Indicate Strong Russell Favor RALEIGH wiA 44member del egation at least half of whom fa vor Sen Richard B Russell for president will cast North Caro linas 32 votes at the Democratic national convention The state Democratic convention which selected the delegates yes terday endorsed the candidacy of the Georgia senator but did not bmd its delegation to vote for any particular candidate A poll of the delegates showed at least 22 who will cast votes are for Russell Fifteen oth ers with votes either would not indicate a preference or said they had not made up their minds Strong sentiment for a Southern president was evident at the party gathering Keynoter L Y Ballen tme state agriculture commission er told the Tar Heel Democrats thatSoutherners have earned the right to the highest that the national stow The party platform adopted by recognition party can be the menl convention echoed the senti by calling on the national party to recognize that men of the South arc as capable of giving leadership to the nation as men from other sections SPARKS MOVE Formpr Gov Cameron Morrison of Charlotte sparked the move to place the group on record for Rus sell He introduced the resolution endorsing the Georgian and sug gested the slates delegation be pledged for Russell However the resolutions commit tee headed by former Gov R Gregg Cherry of Gastonia added amendment specifying that the endorsement shall not bind the anyparticular Other developments during the hectic convention day Gov Scott spurned a seat on Platform to sit with the Alamance County delegation on the convention floor He told re Porfers the list of atlarge dele gates agreed on by him and State Democratic Chairman Everett Jor dan the night before had been changed without his consent Scott supporting Hubert E Olive for governor said Olive supporters had been removed from the list and Continued on Fage Four Additional Signs To Warn Tourists Additional signs warning tourists of the speed zone on 301 south and west of Lumbcrton are to be erec ted according to the Slate High way and Public Works Commis sion m an effort to cut down on the number of speeding offenses ana arrests The move comes from a number of joint meetings between commis sion members and employees and the Lumberton Chamber of Com merce C of C Secretary J pat Treadaway says that highway of ficials have been most cooperative in discussing the problem He ad ded that Lumbertqns mayor and hotel and restaurant keepers have received so many complaints from transients that some action appears necessary Center of the difficulty appears to be the 35mile speed zone ex tending through and beyond West Lumberton Mr Treadaway partic ularly cited the cooperative atti ude of Division Engineer T G Poindoxter Safety Engineer C H Judlcy District Engineer J Spruill and Highway Patrol Cor Poral C G Dodson Civitan Of Year Outgoing president Jake Shockett was voted Civitan of theiYear by the Fairmont club at its recent meeting By this act the club gave a public testimony of the hard work by Mr Shockett during his year in office He has served the club ably and wellr the year of service was cli maxed by the holding of the best Farmers Day in the history of the town of Fairmont This is the first time that the club has given a Civitan of year award but it will become aa annual event Man Killed When Cycle Hits Truck Near Health Home Hubert Mooney 44 jj Red Springs was killed IimUnt Iy yesterday afternoon five oclock when Ma motorcycle crashed into a truck driven by Lacy B Brewer Pembroke at the railroad crowing beyond the Kobeson County Health Cen ter on Highway 72 The truck headed east was making a left turn into a coun try road In the face of the ohi coming motorcycle headed Following the crash both mo torcycle and truck caught firer was completely demolished and the damage to the track estimated at J900 by officer W W Denning of the highway pa trol Brewer U being held under a bond until the matter has been heard by a coroners in quest no time has been set for such a hearing Carlyle NamedTo TV Probe Group WASHINGTON Congressman F Ertel Carlyle of the Seventh North Carolina District was ap pointed today to the special House committee which will investigate the allegedly immoral and inde cent shows on television and radio and possibly look into some books too Carlyle was chosen as a mem ber ot the Interstate and Foreign Commerce Subcommittee headed by Congressman Oren Harris of Arkansas The investigation was voted by the House a few ago on motion of another Arkan sas Democrat E C Gainings known to his friends as Investigating radio and televi sion will be a new experience for Carlyle a Lumberton lawyer who was solicitor of the Ninth Judicial District for 10 years before his election to Congress in 1948 It is possible that the subcommittee will explore the field of plunging necklines and the anatomy of Dagmar in which case the inves tigation should prove interesting However the television industry not expected to televise the tigation of itself mves SECOXD PAXTY RAID CHAPEL HILL Tear National Spelling Champi was needed to quell University of North Carolina students last night as they went on their second pah raid within a week on Determination Pays Off For Tar Heel Student WASHINGTON anDoris Ann fall 13 of Hudson N C who re fused to be discouraged by being spelled down last year is the new National Spelling Bee champion She outspelled the runnerup Marjorie Foliart also 13 of Craf Pa and 49 other state cham pions yesterday to win top place and first prize of and a trip o New York It was a nipandtuck finish be tween the two both of whom com reted last year Farraginous was the word that finally tripped Marjorie in the 38th round Doris Ann misspelled Cicerrone with a final Under the con est rules Marjorie would have won f she herself had spelled correctly hat word and one word more But she left out an R in Far And Doris Ann spelling correctly went on successfully and the titlt The runnerup received Third place winner was Mary Ellen 12 of Washington D C who received Nearly 500 words many of them tonguetwisters and a few of them easy were tossed at the 51 boys and girls competing in the day long bee Doris Ann was one of six final ists who returned to the contest Last year she placed 31st among the 51 participants in the national bee The word that stumped her then was condign meaning well deserved or merited Those who knew her said her winning this year was a con digned victory She estimated that she knows 10000 words after mak ing three trips through a diction ary Doris Ann spelled down 34 final ists who had emerged from about 100000 classroom spellers to win for the second year row ta the slate contest sponsored by the WinstonSalem Journal and nel and Radio Station WSJS jj In Washington this week sh4 stayed away from several social events honoring the young m order to study There werl some words I felt I needed to look at again she said in her quiet determined way j Her sister Eunice went with Doris Ann to Washing ton They live on a small farm in Caldwell County near Hudson with their mother Mrs Frances HalL Their father is dead i Deeply religious Doris Ann Is an active member of Witnesses The most important thing oo she told Sen Hoey on a to the veteran North Carolina islator Tuesday done or Tuesday is to do way God said for them to M t ;