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   Statesville Record and Landmark (Newspaper) - November 1, 1962, Statesville, North Carolina                                WIATHIft eltudy ami Lacal M Mding at Published In tht Heart of tht Dairying and Industrial Region of Piedmont North Carolina STATESVILLE RECORD a LANDMARK Today Net Press Run 88 NOVEMBER 1962 261 CLOSES AIRSEA RING AROUND CUBA Charlotte Bank Chain Seeking Office Here HIGH ALTITUDE BLASTA pumpkincolored fireball a weird Halloween effect in the tkiet ever Hawaii last night at the United detonated a tubmegaton device at an altitude of between 20 and 30 miles over Johnston Witnesses In the 50th state said the 800 miles to the filled the skies with a pumpkin color which faded into a filmy ghostlike It was the third successful high altitude shot for Task Force UPI Search Made Of Dormitory UPP The Army placed a ring of fixedbay onet troops around a University of Mississippi dormitory Wednes day night when a soldier was in jured by an exploding firecrack A numler of weapons were con fiscated from students rooms in the There were angry shouts from groups of students when they saw several Negroes among the steel hclmclcd soldiers surrounding Lester adjacent to the dor mitory of Negro student James They arc trigger happy and they will Binford director of student warned Uie For the sake of your you had better In the toughest stand it had taken since stamping out rioting that accompanied Mere diths admission to Ole Miss the Army kept students out in the chilly night air during a methodical search of the dor Students inside the build ing were confined to their rooms by soldiers standing in Searchers found a dismantled Ml several pistols and tear gas Dean of student personnel Love and campus Police Chief Burns Tatum aided in the Later Love and registrar Robert Ellis circulated among the urging them to The crowd dispersed Soldiers began letting shivering Lester Hall residents inside after about an Officers ordered the search aft er fragment from a cherry an oversized a soldier under Uie It was the third straight night In which the Army guard of Mer edith who was in the university cafeteria during Wednesday nights had been bar rassed by student PANCAKE SUPPER Scotts High School 2 From to 8 All you ran eat Including for only Sponsored by Scottt High School Senior Class Be sura to attend the Homecoming Game at Scotts ON COURT REFORM We have been asked frequently of late how we feel about the court reform amendment which will be ode of the six to be voted upon next Tuesday by the people of North We intend to cast one of our less enthusiastic votes for We agree with those who con tend that il is that the same ends could be achieved within the framework of the con stitution as it now But we have despaired of that over Our judicial sys tem at present is the captive plaything of the judges and law There is nothing wrong with it that they could not cure they But after 30 years of observa tion we have concluded they nev er intend to do So we are sup porting the constitutional amend ment which will put the matter squarely up to the legislature then we intend to keep our fing ers crossed to see what comes If something improper something smelling of politics and then the people will know how to express their disapproval at the Under the present it is virtually impossible to express any sort of disapproval of our courts through the ballot Under the proposed amend all judicial power would be vested in two the Court of Impeachments and the Court of We as citizens are primarily concerned with the Court of not by rioting which under the amend would consist of an appel late a Superior court division and a District court di The Supreme court would re main except the legis lature would be empowered to increase the number of justices from six to eight and the Super ior courts would continue pretty much as they are except that the schedule of terms would be arranged by the Supreme court and not by the as at Below the Superior court the legislature would crcat a sys tem of District each with its own popularlyelected and such magistrate courts us Magistrates would be appointed by the senior resident Superior court judge upon nomi nation by the clerk of Superior The Superior court will con tinue to have original general jurisdiction throughout the but the jurisdiction of the District and Magistrates courts will be fixed by the if the amendment In the legislature would establish an administra tive office of the courts to carry out the provisions of the newly adopted judicial article and the legislature would also be requir ed to establish a uniform sche dule of costs and fees for the en tire All officers and employes of the General Court of Justice would be paid out of state funds and in no ease would he com pensation of a judge or magis trate depend upon the collection of will increase the cost to the state of operating its court system but a better system may The chance is worth THE GREAT SILENCE We are still waiting for the great newspapers of the which have wept so many crocodile tears over civil to say something about what is happen ing to the timehonored legal rights of the white students at the University of We hear much about law and order when the rights of a single individual arc being imposed upon the students but we hear nothing from the great guardians of freedom when the rights of the are being but by the government To be we are think ing of the armed raid staged by military police last night on Les ter a mens dormitory on the university next door to where Negro student James Meredith is From news military police surrounded the dormitory with fixed permitting no one to leave or while another group of MPs made a methodical search of the 100 Pretext for the search was that one soldier was slightly wounded by an exploding firecracker thrown from the after two hours and a half of the Mis triumphantly emerged with a veritable arsen consisting of one dismantled one dismantled rifle and a fivegallon gasoline Among the soldiers making the lContinued On Page 4 Union National Asks Approval Of Comptroller First Union National Bunk of North with home offices in lias made application with the Comptroller of the Cur rency of the Treasury to open an office in The announcement was made today by Carl presi dent of the chain institution that has 51 offices located in 22 cities in North If approval is the firm will occupy headquarters im the central business district of Slat No further identification of the property involved was A bank spokesman indicated that approval is expected from the barring any unfore seen opposition from existing banking Unikc hanks chartered under the First Union ie a national bank and must win approval for new offices from the federal gov through Uic Comptroller of the No approval is needed from the State Banking Commission and no local hearings aie McGraw said the comptroller will study the institutions applica tion and determine whether an ex tension of the bank into this conv munity would be An office here would mark tihe first entry of the 54yearold Frist Union National Bank into Ircdel It would be a fullservice commercial banking The firms total combined resour ces will soon exceed million placing the bank among the top 120 of some banks in the United States and amongthe top four banks in North A merger with Commercial Bank of Lexington is currently pending funds and reserves will exceed million and a line of credit to any borrower will peak at McGraw said the Lexington mer ger and a new office here would bring First Union services to 53 offices in 24 cities in North Caro The firm already has offices in Char HendersonvUle Kings S i 1 e r Wilson and First a rapidlygrowing col cction of instil calls itscll North Oarclinas Family of Home own In his announcement Mc Graw explained in detail why First in ion has made application o lo cate He commented Our decision to enter Slatesville and Iredell County was promptet y the dynamic diversified deve opmont of the The crea Continued On Page 4 Building Permit Value Is Totaled The toial value of build nig per wilts issued here durhiig do for itihe same perioc a yeiar The difference is due to tihe ihal la 1 year dhc piwiiiit for tilv of liiileuiivaliOiMil Paipo Company was issued in October Also otiher permite liar incligJGiuis buikliiiigs beetled vialue duniiLg Ootober last During itihp past month 14 iimgl liaiTtily dwiclliiiigs weiic acosil of The remain dor was divided omong eons tiypas of JOHN GRAY LEWIS John Lewis Succumbs At 77 John Gray 504 Davie local ied at 1 today at Davis Hos He had been in declining lealth for three years and was seriously ill for the past A native of Lew s was born August son of the laic Bell and Annie Gray He attended local sch Cool Springs Ers une College and received has law degree from the University of North Carolina Law School in He and his twin Henry Ecclcs who died ki formed the law offices of Lewis Lewis in who practiced law in Newton Mans Body Is Found At Lookout Dam Hie body of a 56yearold Ca Lawba man was found in Lake Lookout shortly after noon Wed Sheriff Charlie Rumple identified the victim as Ernest By num South College Crouchs body discovered by searchers shortly after noon after he had failed to return to Gantts boa1 where he had rented a fishing boat Tuesday af Late yesterday afternoon Coron er Marvin Raymer ruled the death an accidental The body was found approximately 130 yards from the landing near Lake Lookout Sheriff Rumple was notified around noon Wednesday and im mediately went to the boat land Gantt was the only person there at the lime and told Sheriff Rumple that Crouch had come Lo the at approximately asking to rent a boat so he could Gantt added that Crouch said he going very far out and tha he would not be gone very long Gantt said the Newton man inquir ed about the of the water several different Whon the Gantts awoke Wednes day Crouchs car wa still there and the boat was sti The Gantls then summon Statesville for over 52 years and in Qatawba Count was known as an excellent trail al Newlon wno in tum C0niactc was the first solicitor of uhn Iredell County Recorders was a former chairman of the City of Statesville and the Iredell Coun ty boards of and form er county He was a member of the First Associate Reformed Presbyterian a charter member of the Statesville Lions which was chartered in and was a past president of the He was interested in jhe various char itable projects of the Lions Club through the with special in terest in the Liens Fresh Air Lewis was a member of the Iredell Bar Association and a form er president of the organization and was a member of the North Carolina In he was a member of the Education Foun dation of the University of N o r L h a member and former president of the North Carolina Wildlife He was a vet eran of World War I and was also a member of the American He is survived by his the former Rachel King a Join Gray who follow ed his father in the law profession here a Eleanor Lewis Armoor of Statesville and a nep John Henry Lewis of Rich Funeral services will be con ducted at 3 Friday at the First ARP with Me Kendree Long in Burial will follow in Oakwood Active pallbearers will be Hugh Earl Sam Sam William Walker and Members of the Iredell County Bar Association and members of the Statesville Lions Club will be honorary The family requests in lieu of memorials to Lewis be given to the First ARP Church building fund or to favorite chari ties in the The body will remain at Nich olson Funeral Home until the fu neral The family will be at the 604 Davie Precautions Taken As Inspection Of Sites Uncertain WASHINGTON DPI The United States closed its air ca ring around Cuba again today in the absence of onthespot United Nations observers to verify removal of Russian Despite reports the Russians were speeding arrangements or weapons withdrawal from the naval blockade had been suspended for 48 hours was ordered back into effect at Provision also was made for re sumption of aerial reconnaissance over Cuba with no definite word on when actual flights would There has been no air sur veillance of weapons installations in Cuba since according to government President Kennedy and his Na tional Security Council were ex pected to have a detailed report on the mission of Acting Secretary General who re urned Wednesday night from two lays of discussions with Cuban Vernier Fidel The meeting was scheduled for 10 officials said was evi dent Thant did not get far in his talks toward setting up arrange ments for verification of the missile Despite Castros apparent un willingness to allow inspection of the missile there were no indications of a breach in agreement between the United States and Soviet Premier Pre mier Khrushchev to take them HARDING Mocresville authorities who relay ed the information to the 1rcdc Sheriffs George Catawba Coun ty ABC officer and a relative of the heard the radio mes sage over his car receiver and came to the route and Gilbert wont onto Lake Lockout in a boat and began to search for a body or the They spotted Gunlls boat clown the close to Lookout and also spotted what looked like a white blur under the surface of Continued On Page 4 Court Issues Under Attack ASHEBORO Republi can Party official joined opposi tion forces Wednesday in a cam paign to defeat a North Carolina court reform an Asheboro attor ney and member of the State Re publican Executive said the amendment was only a political Feree said a campaign issue has been created over passage of the proposal which would revamp the states system of The measure goes up for ratification in the 6 general These amendments p r ovide that the districts in which the dis trict judges will sit and the meth od of election of the district judg es will be provided for by the Feree This leaves the field open for the Democrat machine in Raleigh to gerrymander the district lines and provide for statewide election of the district Feree agreed with one of the pro reform arguments to elim inate the fee system of paying lower Bui he said the same result could be accom plished by legislative action with out constitutional VPI Professor To Speak Here Plans for the third program in the continuing Mitchell College Fine Arts Series were disclosed to day by Dean Carl Li The event will be Friday night at 8 oclock in Shearer feat uring Harding of the Department of Electrical Engineer ing at Virginia Polytechnic Insti Harding will deliver a lec ture on Development of Labor Saving Devices from to The Present All Mitchell College fulltime stu dents are required to attend each program of the eightpart The programs also are open to the This weeks speaker is a retired practicing engineer who joined VPI at as an assoc iate professor of His reputation in his field is widely Harding will leave Blacks burg Friday morning and will ar rive here late in the afternoon to meet college personnel before that His appearance here is part of an added cultual program not con nected witih regular classroom The series already has brought an organist and a group of In dian dancers to the Fur ther programs continue periodocal ly through May Yet to appear arc a nationally known the Mitchell Col lege A Cappella another or the foreign editor of News week Magazine and a wellknown COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD County school hrard will meet this evening at 8 oclock in the of fice of Fraiik The which rcisulady is held ai 10 the first Friday of each was moved up niHil to accommodaite two dl the Chairman Muixluek will on arriving in New York Wednesday said he had re liable information that the Rus sians will have completed dis mantling their longrange mis siles in Cuba by Soviet First Deputy Premier Anastas Mikoyan was en route to Cuba on a troubleshooting mis with a stopover in New Mikoyans Havana mission may be to boost Castros ruffled which undoubtedly suf fered in the light of Khrushchevs independent decisions on installa tions in Kennedy called off a news con ference scheduled for late today because of the clouded Cuban sit The White House said it would be rescheduled after this week when the situation was The naval blockade went back into effect at dawn after being suspended for the two days Thant was in The temporary halt in air and sea activities was re quested by the but this government reserved and ex ercised the right to resume his mission White House Press Secretary Pierre asked whether air reconnaissance of Cuba would be said in the absence of effective United Nations ar the hemisphere na tions have the responsibility for continuing The government for security reasons refused to say exactly when air reconnaissance missions would One reconnaissance plane al ready has been lost over Cuba and the government did not want to give Cuban antiaircraft bat teries advance notice of when to expect more The White House said Wednes day night the voluntary suspen sion will come to an end at day break tomorrow and the quaran tine will be reinstituted at that The decision to put the block ade back into force was made at i Continued On Page 4 Adult Agriculture Classes To Begin Tonight At Cool Springs A series of adult agiieuMiuinal classes will gat underway tonight at Cool SprAngs High with John in in Sessions will be held each Thurs day at 7 through March 28 in ilthe admit agriculture classes and workshop per have been set up for each Monday between 2 and 6 scantling November and continuing until March A Nteorinig and evaluation com niiiitUe hais Iwcui headed by Bill uhadrnvan of the Cool Springs school along with Utlhcr HoMon and Glenn hoard and Onady Cool Springs a Stiabe College gradu ate in the class of came to Cod Springs in July of this He fonimicrly was in Stonily AH posthigh school any where in favdeil Court have been to participate in the seis VVhilkiy said in tihe fiiiiytyicaii1 it was expected that 500700 pcivciiis could be handled in the genwal member ship meetings and that next the classes will probably be set up on a different In the division of the pro inUMiested persons will pay for their own materials used in various projects and get valuable itmaining in preemploymenit and up grading training courses to be as WhitiLcy with special inisilruotors being used in dcinanstratiions on the use of kible drill and ouillins and Tonightis class progpain at 7 of adull clawes are North siioner of Clyde Wea fanm managamMiil at Slide College UoheiM iiNiMor of he North Carotona Stole president oclock will fcaMiw a inimical proof the North Carolima Farm Bur gram under the direction of Gra dy plus the appearance of Hup Hugh Ninth District at the On November the proHPam topic will Need for Adult IAliueatioii and Sek head of the department of rural sociology at Stiale will be the Among other speakers who will be heard during the course of U oau kioad vet m Howard forester Plywood and Cixuvciil of North and who will leokure sev for Minis iwi second beat student shop and dear prizes ait an adulit class supper which will be hold Matroh The have been set up at HID benatuse k ftR that the need fur vocational cducaition iis H Ln all aigc hut the pnuaraiin should be pcwcd to nioel tihe meeds of the community in this swifilyohaiigiinfi All prvgnania So venial spwiail will awiauided at the of lilve eliaaseis nexit They will be for be sit beuA farther son hop Inst adult shop ami smpplomcuitaipy fcwm be so as o obtoifl know loam skuls and MHidviil sJiop pro joe Any one deisirJnig further informa tion about 4ihe couraa may uaot or Irady ait Cool   

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