Rocky Mount Evening Telegram, September 4, 1957

Rocky Mount Evening Telegram

September 04, 1957

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Rocky Mount Evening Telegram (Newspaper) - September 4, 1957, Rocky Mount, North Carolina nui Dili TELEGRAM PHONES PnblliherClreiiUtloit 8ooletBookkeeplni Display Advertising Adverlhlnc Sporti Department THE EVENING TELEGRAM WEATHER Partly cloudy and FORTYSIXTH YEAR 14 PAGES Two Scclions ROCKY C WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 1957 WEEKLY 40c Giant Dope Smuggling Ring Ended Customs Officials Also Involved In Police Crackdown NEW YORK R A giant inter national narcotics smuggling andj distribution ring was reported j today with the opening Jn lederal court of a sealed indict ment naming 46 defendants and IB A roundup ot scores of persons in the New Vork City aret already Is ad been Head of the gigantic operation tvas Harry who was the overall director for more than 25 according to a government The dope syndicate imported cocaine and opium from France and other and on at least one occasion it smug filed in about 50 pounds of pure heroin valued on the illicit market at according to Paul The indictment was returned sealed and opened today in the chambers of Judge Edward The ring used many handed methods in its operations and an untold number of customs inspectors were corrupted by in agreeing to facilitate the smuggling of narcotics through New Williams Those inspectors have since been he They were not The huge ring distribut ed and sold the larcolics at fan tastic after the dopes ar riiil Williams GETS OLD JOB Stewart one time career diplomat is back at his desk in the State for first time in almost six He was fired in 1951 by then of State Dean Loyalty review board found reasonable doubt But the Supreme Court ruled last June Service against the and Service was ordered restored to hit United Press Telephoto Desegregation In Little Rock Is Forcibly Prevented By Guardsmen Soviet Jet Liner En Route To LONDON A Soviet TU104 jet airliner landed at Lon land in the United States in 20 firsl made known Crowd Attacks Negro Student At Charlotte Girl Is Uninjured By Thrown Stick Youth Arrested By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A band of white students and spectators attacked a 15yearold Negro girl with rocks and sticks today as she left a Charlotte High School after registering as the first of her race The Dorothy Geraldine was along a street headed homeward with the crowd behind her as she was struck lightly with a thrown She was not Police arrested a white youth and took him in headquarters It not know whctli hc was a His name was not immediately After a refueling stop it was to lake off for Iceland He the narcotics and McGuire Air New Force Base in New Jersey mak 0 in ncvt ruiii m mem i C ing it the first Russian plane to the United States flew was arrested on a disorderly con M f the North making a duct charge in the spitting inci mile in 62 j enl Aboard the airliner were 19 Officers said one other most of them transwho they said apparently was an lators and minor officials of the instigator of the was Soviet delegation to the taken to headquarters and ques cral and 12 He was released without The McGuire base is about 60 were distributed Califorj Massachusetts and other So nine of those indicted have been taken into Williams the al leged whose alias was given as Nig has nol yet been Williams said seven arrested m New York were Herman Benjamin Tommy Anlhony Nicholas Oclavio Fuggelta and George The allorney said to counter Syrias pro Grecnberg was arrested in BaitSoviet The flight from Moscow lo Mcj followed her up to the school cn Guire covers miles and wasIrancp as doors wore opened Un expected to take about IB hours students to total flying The last Russian aircraft The girl also was spat upon Patricia Elizabeth 15 TROOPS ON high school students pass by National Guardsmen at high school in Little Orval Faubus said he would welcome a federal investigation into his use of troops in connection with the attempted integration of Kc gave no indication of how long the troops would remain on United Press Telephoto Henderson To Talk To Dulles By JOHN HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON UPVLoy Henderh Kite miles from the site of head quarters in New York The flight from Mos a taunting group had followed the Negro girl up to the school entrance as doors wcre op Final Report Shows 445 Auto Deaths cow to London was made in 3 ened for students to Central High School in Charlotte amid a few catcalls from By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Final tabulation of accident re ports showed loday that at least persons were killed in traffic accidents the long Labor more and Cornelius Parker m Advance reports said The TUI04 was expected at the tors outside but with no unusual This toll exceeded New Jersey air base early toreaction from students and teach of V o av Hodges declared last This toll exceeded by 25 the pre l8e Governor Speaks On Racial Problems RALEIGH Wl North Carolina communities will make the de cisions on school segregation prob lems and they should do so in an orderly and lawful had encountered new pressures the National Safety i He repealed his belief that i y mixing the races in our public Stromberg was said to be a naifor United Slates to become live of Russia who came to this country in Tobacco Market The Jtotfky Mount tobacco market reached pounds yesterday as the ware house floors handled nearly one and a half million pounds of tobacco In one We had big sales and high prices considering the great amount of medium and low grades of tobacco on the said sales manager for the local A tolal of pounds wcre for an average of paid out to cus There is less tobacco on the floor Johnston probably In the neighborhood of a million I have heard no complaints regarding It is selling grade for a full member of the antiCommu nist Baghdad Pact because of the Syrian These reports from diplomatic sources also said officials of Jor dan andLebanon had told Hender son they would like some fresh demonstration of United States support for Henderson went lo the Middle East aboul Iwo weeks In Tur key he conferred with government Departure of the big twinjel The first student lo meet Gusl Although the loll from Moscows Vnukova Airport tavus Allen Roberts as hes entervears Lahor Ddv to11 of as the school building just before 9 was a while youth who was delayed nearly three hours because of bad weather over Lon At an American pilot operator yvill put a group of aboul 25 Jinnarn in rfmno tna it i it was not a record for the holiday The largest traffic aboard to guide the liner after it enters American air The 12 crewmen boarding the plane in Moscow included three British Royal Air Force It was their job to help navigate to Lon don and to sell him a card lo11 was 461 during the 78 hour Labor Day weekend in In the holiday just an Associated Press survev cov schools is bad for both races and endangers the school he said laws of the state Stars Testify not uentrai hootu nasutiuiuu survey LUVJ ed the boy and his father as they Crin8 the period from 6 Fri I I I T but their taunts were not day to midnighl 2 in I mul I especially local liniej showed an overall III klUVI I I IUI officials and leaders of Iraq andj Top members of previousiv an wiute Aixander mure ya urowmngs Junior but and deaths in a variety of acci especially Another Negro 12year old Dolores Maxinc was scheduled lo slurt classes loday al previously all white Alxander death toll of 636 from drowning and miscellaneous acci In addilion lo the 445 traffic there were 95 drownings before be a few days in Lebanon belore be Iran arP 3 SeCOIld TU104idid not show School officials motheritelephonod to sav The Associated Press had con oviet government raised a that she had decided not to send ducted a test for purposes includes Pakislan and The United States has al ways resisted pressures to become a full member of the although it is a member of the pact committees on military plan economic problems and an lisubversion See SYRIA Page 2A i alsS aTstmmute objection to landing at the child The officials of covering the S lu implication was thai Ihe irl 1619 nonholiday weekend Deaths Plane Destroys Homes While Families Away LOUIS Iff Almosl any other Tuesday a t 5 Ihe Charles Schneiders and Raymond Meyers would have been at Yesterday a Navy jet fighter smashed into their homes at that hour in suburban leav ing them in charred The John appeared to be shooting for an open space a block west of the Meyer Instead his burning plane hit may have been the only two unoccupied homes in the Renshaw was operator of a home improvement said his wife Ruth would be busy getting supper almost any other Their and 3 would be at But it was the first day of school and his wife had picked out the childrens best She told her husband at his office I think when the kids come theyll be all dressed up so I think well go over to You can pick us up They were al Ihe home of Mrs Schneiders tnolher Lorena in suburban Jennings when the plane ripped through the Meyer home and into their six room frame leaving only a few upright timbers and four drawers qf untouched clothing in a scorched Schneider was still at his Almost any other Ray mond Meyer would be in tn shower bathing after a day on a construction But yesterday he was kept 1 minutes He made up See CRASH Page 2A Speedy Work Helps To Turn Out Jet Airliner By JOHN BECKLER EDWARDS AIR FORCE months ago Lock heed Aircraft directors nodded approvingly at some preliminary drawings of a small jet Today the named The Air Force had indicated a interest in a swift jet trans port that could be used for top priority military transportation first company in a p sition to offer also plans to nited States refused to change ic flight Russian Embassy officials in Washington complained that Me uire was 60 miles from New the destinalion of the pas iee JET Page 2A 1 Woman n Kannapolis Worker Held A dis ute involving their children left 51yearold woman dead and a extile worker in jail without bond n a charge of murder here yes Dead were Lillie Mae Clin on Police held Joe Roberls said Simmons lold him he emptied a newly purchased pisto into Ross Roberls said Simmons went to a store operated by Ross and her husband about to ask Ihe localion of his daughter Darlene Simmons McKinley Simmons lold Roberls lhat his daughter disappeared about two weeks ago with Tom son ol the shooting Roberts said Ross told Simmons she thought the couple See ROSS Page 2A implication was lhal Ihe girl Itilit nonholiday Deaths would starl her 7th grade classes recorded then included 398 later this week at the Alexander 82 87 for Graham u lotal of By JACK LEFLER LOS ANGELES MVGlamorous aclress Maureen OHara and sul try singer Dorothy Dandridge have declared on the witness stanc that Confidenlial magazine stories iava placed responsibility on the local Speaking against the back ground of integration moves in three Tar Heel Hodges as sorted that laws under the Pear sail plan make it unnecessary for citizens lo resort to irresponsi ble actions to make their wishes He North Carolinians do not We have no place in our state for Ku Klux wftoC no utsioV agita Negroor rnedoling Jn our The governors first extended comment on recent developments in the school segregation picture was part of a major report to the people address delivered at the annual meeling of Ihe North Carolina Associated Press Broad carried across the stale by radio and Earlier Ihe first Ne White School Off Limits To Negro Pupils Nine Negroes Are Turned Back By Armed Guardsmen LITTLE W Na tional following OP ders of Orval todaj forcibly prevented racial gallon of Little Rock Central Higl The soldiers turned bad a total of nine Negroes who tried to enter the A crowd of some 300 whites milled about in front of the school shouting such phrases as Nigger go back where you belong but the whites made no attempt to hart the Sherman Arkansas adjutant said he all were acting on the governors Faubus has declared Cent ral High off limits to Clinger told An unaccompanied 15yearold girl made the first attempt to cross a line of about 200 sol diers standing shoulder to As she repeatedly at tempted to pass through the for an armed guardsman s t e pp e d forsvard and silently turned her Last a federal judge cgain ordered the city school board to proceed with its gradual integration It was tre sec ond time since Friday that Fed eral involving them in thealer and firo children to attend classes wilh ruled for integr Between the Faub National Guan off the huge Central to maintain order and protect the lives and properly of v The nine Negro sludenls sched uled to join more than whiti classmates stayed home on first day of school yesterday whiU 270 infantrymen and airmen armed with pistols ara the area around Ihe About 100 guardsmen at their posts The Negroes had stayed on instructions from Virgil superintendent of publia But after Davies an swered an appeal from school board attorneys last night by tell ing the board to proceed forth with with Blossom See ARKANSAS Page 2A nd woodland lovemaking episodes woro The two stars put glitter into the criminal libel trial of the mag azine yesterday Iheir eyes greeted at the Central Ned president of I flashing they snapped See SCHOOLS Page 2A See HOLIDAY Page 2A Ike May Appear Before UN By ERNEST VACCARO i the lour Western powers Ihe li WASHINGTON A Hum United France and i their denials While testifying for lha They were the and per haps the celebrities to appear in the trial of Confidential and DMinn said today there to continue the s a growing possibility President London neyotialions wilh Russia as Eisenhower may make a personallong as there is a possibility the appearance before the United NaSoviets may show serious intenj General Assembly lo dramajlion to help end Ihe arms tize Western disarmament pro But it was believed thai the lalks being carried on by a five chairman of Ihe member Disarmament sub Senate Disarmamenl subcommitcommittee are in their last jorie The prosecution ex pects lo complete its rebutlal test imony said his group has urged un animously lhal the United Stales place its disarmament plan before the He said the State The United Stales has proposed an 11point disarmament Miss OHara teslified entitled When Kara Cuddled in Row 35 was completely Oulside Ihe courtroom she tolc newsmen that she has not had an offer of work since the article appeared and that she feels the MI i uiout i ni i including a twoyear suspension is to She has sued nuclear halt in production Ofconudenlial for five million dol Department favors such a materials for nuclear ailais The regular Assembly meeting firststage reduction of convenj Tho redhaired Miss 0 Kara Claris Inal forces and and a sys But some of us on the comtem of aerialground millee feel that a more Eisenhower indicated at his case can be made out if Prcsijnews conference yesterday that dent Eisenhower himself lays itjthe United Slates has about ex out before this court of ils planned steps for Iry opinion with all his international j ing to get an early agreement prestige as a man of Humphrey said in an I believe such a step by Ihe President is a growing possibil Humphrey advanced his view as from Eisenhower said Ihe next move is up lo Humphrey said lhat the Rus sians arent going to agree to any thing unless world opinion forces them to do came to court attired in a blue and white striped dress and while stitched While on the witness stand she told the court that she was in Graumans Chinese Thea er in Hollywood only twice durini 1953 and both times to at premieres with her brothers See LIBEL Page 2A tests its shiny wings in offer the JetStar lo private firms No one is claiming any records as a Iransporl for company ex for turning out an airplane in eight The price From from drawing board lo 000 to depending on the flight but it is a performance number of of note in the fiercely Johnson was so sure of his aircraft I crews ability to put the plane Normally it lakes any together quickly that the day after from two to three years to directors meeting eight form a sketch of a new months ago he posted a sign in Ihe design into a modern Clarence Kelly Lockheeds vice president for en Special Projects It read First 9 241 days gineering and heads A worker from another depart companys 350man Special Projment wandered into the hangar eels the more one expecting to see lireless the Ihe better this crews swarming like ants over the 47yearold engineering likes He found a group of silent imen silting on the floor munch Late In World War II Special ing Projects turned oul the prototype what goes on he of the F80 Shooling Star in just Here I come in at in the 143 But the much larger morning and youre already eat a ing What gives 10passenger may well be one man answered the groupi most remarkable yesterdays SCENE OF is all that is left of cars in train carrying Catholics home from in Jamaica last Train plunged into killing more than 176 injuring over Officials fear more dead may be uncovered from United Presi Telephoto Local Announcer Receives Honor Radio Station WEED of Rock Mount and one of ils announcer received honors in Raleigh yester day as the North Carolina Pros Broadcasters Associalion closed il annual meeting there by electin officers and presenting In Ihe events and docu meulary category of the metropo litan WKED announce Bill Anthony was given a meritor ous award for his work during th past The climaxed by a tal from Lulher sa Phil Ellis of Station elected president succeei ing Ernie Greup of Du WGA1 of Elizabeth Cily won the WBT Cup for cooperation in news The cup is given an nually by the Jefferson Standard Broadcasting operator of WBT and WBTV in The cup last year wenl to WA1R in Wins in the metropolitan di vision were Womens news Pat superior Harriet Press excellent Ma rian State and local news Scully su perior Cal Char hites in a Norlh Carolina public chool e n I e r e d a Greensboro Further integration moves ra scheduled al Charlotte today nd in WinstonSalem Hodges renewed support of Ills made two years lat North Carolina meet the seg egation issue through program I voluntary separate at He also echoed the rm conviction that any substan ial mixing of the races in our ee HODGES Page 2A Daily Almanac Sunrise Sunset Moonset Thursday Full Moon Hanest Moon Sunday nighl VISIBLE PLANETS sets and U will appear further south on the horizon each night for the nest two low in south west Integrated School Has Classes In ft Regular classes begin today at Slurgis High School in an uncertain at mosphere caused by anliintegra ion elements opposed lo enroll ment of Negro Public Safety Commissioner Don Sturgill said he anticipated no disturbances like those which erupted here and at nearby Clay last but added state police would be ready to move in at the first sign of A jeering crowd of 250 towns people stood in front of the school yesterday as 17 Negro students An occasional beer can and pebbles were Reports from the rest of the state indicated only minor signs unrest as Kentucky began its second major year of school inte Small crowds formed at Mor ganfield and but drifted off when no Negroes showed The streets of two other western Kentucky Cave City and Horse were littered by prosegregation leaflets apparently tossed from passing leaflets showed the Devil reaching for a woman labeled Southern The two communities have inte grated their elementary schools for the first time this No trouble was reported from scene of an unsuc cessful parent boycott last Waller of president of the Union County White Citizens said group is prepared to organize a boycott of the Sturgis school if Negroes are He added the council does not condone violence and will go to great lengths to avoid The Negroes who enrolled Sturgis yesterday did to In See STURGIS Page 2A Faubus Retains Twang Of Ozark Mountains By DREN COOPER LITTLE Iff The man who ordered the Natonal Guard lo stand watch over Little Rocks Central High School comes from deep in the Ozark farremoved land where a man might spend a lifetime without ever seeing a A touch of the twang of Ihe mountains remains in the speech of Orval but he is far different from the average hill farmer a term he loves to use in describing and hc has undergone a startling change since he opened his first guber natorial campaign in A weekly news paper publisher and former high way Faubus seldom In dulges in a grammatical slip but some metropolitan folk cringe at excellent Kelley a few of his melishee in his television speech Monday His action in calling out the guard to prevent racial integra tion al Central High was some what startling to political observ ers since the governor seldom goes allout in any For three he has been parrying direct questions from newsmen with increasing He has de veloped from a sometimes fum bling speechreader in his 1954 darkhorse days to a pretty fair Faubus is under average height with a plain face and an engaging grin that convinces vot ers of his He has a rep ulntion of retribution for his politi cal enemies and fulfilled promises for his He numbers among his friends influential east Arkansas business WMSN i same sounds lhat endear him to i men and planters who are strong Comprehensive Phil the common man in the i bill he appointaa See ANTHONY Page 2A He called Ihe National Guard Ihe i See FAUBUS Page aA ;