Statesville Record And Landmark, December 24, 1962

Statesville Record And Landmark

December 24, 1962

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Statesville Record and Landmark (Newspaper) - December 24, 1962, Statesville, North Carolina Net Press RUB DECEMBE3R 305 vy ma weapons Katanga Troops Exchange Fire With Units Katanga UPDHeavy firing roke out hert today between darmes and United plan The K shot down a took all nine person The in whi chine guns and were lasted half an hour and touched off wholesale panic among the capitals African Katanga President Moise Tshombe told a news conference there were no known casualties on the Katanga United Nations officials had no immediate casually report to make on the clash that broke out near the giant Union Minlere mining During the the Ka tangese shot at a helicop forcing it to and the three Swedes and six Indians aboard were lakcn Ka tanga officials said one of the passengers suffered a slight leg At one point the firioi seemed to cover a halfmile stretch at the African residents Elisabethvillc fled the city toy their ramshackle the bicycles and food in their Tshombe claimed the troops advanced into a slag heap guarded by Katungesc at plant and He tlimed his iiiio the air while awaiting further Death Claims Hendley route Slates has been notified of the death of his Charles James Hendley of New York According to information receiv ed Hendley died Sunday In a hospital in He was 81 ycars He was born in Ircdell County on June a son of the late Alvis Francis HcndloyV He was educated in the Iredell County schools and was a graduate of the University of North Carolina He was a teacher by profession and went to New York City about HP continued teaching until his re He was married to the former Miss Okla who Also surviving are two Charles Hendlcy of Winston and Daniel llciidky of four grandchil dren two Hend route and Floyd llendloy of Greensboro two sis Clay of Snlwn and John Hold of The body is being cremated in Baltimore and a memorial service will be held later in New York UNC Professor Victim Of Fair WASHINGTON UPD James a University of North Carolina history died Sunday when he apparently fell down a flight of stairs at an apartment house King was found by a newspaper carrier girl at the foot of a stair way on the seventh floor of the building in northwest He had been living there since last August when he came here from research project under a Guggenheim Story Of Thft First Chrlttmoi And it came to pass in those that out a decree from Caesar that should be And all went to be every one into And Joseph also went up from out r of into unto the city of called because he was of the hbttse and lineage of David To be taxed with his espoused being great with And so it was while they were the days were accomplished that she should be And she brought forth her firstborn and wrap ped him in swaddling and laid him in a manger because there was no room for them in the And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the keeping watch over their flocks by the angel of the Lord came upon and the glory of the Lord shone round about themi and they were sore And the angel said unto Fear not I bring you good tidings of great be to all For unto you is born this in the of a which is Christ the And this shall be a sign unto you Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling lying in a And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly praising and Glory to God in the and on earth good will toward And it came to as the angels were gOne away them into the shepherds said onfe to Let us now go even unto and see this thing which has come to which the Lord has made known Minto And they came with and found Mary and and the babe lying in a And when they had seen they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning mis And all they that heard it wondered atHhose things which were told them by the But Mary kept all these things and pondered them in her STATESVILLE DORTON drawing pictures in his leller to Sanla just in case Sanla cant read Coleman John STEELE and Billy PICKETT selling a lot of mistletoe around Summit Avenue Bob CL1NE making holiday visits Fred LEDBETTER reminiscing with an armload of packages Virginia Anne OLIVER singing a Christmas carol BY STRIKE Liberated Homeless Dogs Dog officer Lee Berte has spread Christmas cheer while easing one of his most pressing He distributed 60 homeless dogs from his overcrowded pound to local Men In Blue FORT Some children in Lee County may think that Santa Clans wears a blue Handicapped and crip pled children received toys and clothing from Iowa Stale Peni tentiary who bought them with their prison The giftis were signed Men in Concession Isle of Man Bridson celebrated his 102nd birthday Sunday witlh one conces sion to old He postponed until betiter weather his annual birthday climb up Snae the islands highest Balmy Snowball Fight SAN DIEGO It was a balmy 65 degrees but 500 sailors and dependents had a wild snowball fight and frolicked in snow Sat urday aboard the aircraft carrier The gobs entered a contest sponsored by radio sta tion KOGO on why I would like a white Christmas and won 10 tons of Byrd Hospitalized Harry Byrd spent Christmas Eve in Baltimores Union Memorial Hos A spokesman said the Vir ginia Democrat was in quite satisfactory The spokesman said Byrd entered the hospital last week for treatment of an undisclosed Woman Shot To Death 22yearold wo man was shot to death today dur ing an argument with her hus band over where she would spend Ray Lee of was being held in the Caldwcll County jail at Lc noir on a firstdegree murder charge in the death of Jo Anne Mediators Seek Accord NEW YORK Federal media tors have asked disputants in the 17dayoId newspaper strike to reconsider their positions over the Christmas holiday and start moving together toward a set tlement when negotiations re sume Frost III After Surgery BOSTON Robert Am ericas unofficial poet today was fighting to recover from surgery he underwent two weeks The 88yearold poet was operated on for an undis closed ailment Mercy Flights Resume After 13Hour Delay MIAMI mercy air lift bringing ransomed Cuban prisoners of war back to Uie arms of their loved ones in time for Christmas resumed today af ter an anguishing delay of more than 13 Todays first the fifth in the tworday freedom airlift twice interrupted by long touched down at Homestead Air Force Base near Miami at as the clean but shaggy haired underweight were fetL nepr khaki clothuig and f check and then buYto meet their rw ailing relatives and Relatives barred from the air base waited impatiently at Din ner Key auditorium 18 miles away to end a separation of more than 20 The second plane of the day al ready was winging toward the Red Cross an as the mornings trail blazer rolled up to its ramp bear ing among Rs 109 passengers one stretcher case and one ailing pris oner who able to Al the Dinner Key a skeletal and cavernous former clipper seaplane hangar now used for various types of relatives had begun to straggle in at 6 long wait of Sunday had taught them a lesson in and by the time the first plane ar rived at Homestead there were only in the They they probably two hours to wail before the prisoners arrived by Officials apparently were con cerned that unless they stepped up their flight schedule they might run into more inexplicable delays such as occurred Sunday when 425 of the prisoners taken in the aborted Bay of Pigs in vasion finally were brought to The first delay lasted almost II hours as Premier Fidel Castro personally inspected manifest of supplies promised in the mil lion ransom he although plane crews had Continued On Page 12 Taken In Death Word has Iwen received of the death in early today of William Patterson of Chevy Dillons which fol lowed recent major was Son of tftie late and William Patterson Dillon of States he is survived by his the former Barbara Parlsch one McNeer Dillon of Stat and three Raymer of Chester Ensign of and Elsie Brelz of Funeral arrangements had not been completed at noon but the service be held in Washing of crowd around this coupU embraces after being reunited Sunday as prisoners from the illfated Boy hwatton were returned to from DPI Judge Declares Mistrial In Case Against Hoffa jury investigation lo gel underway It Will Definitely North Carolina May Have Snow For Christmas eral William Miller de clarfed a mistrial Sunday in the conspiracy trial of Teamster Pres ident James Hoffa and ordered a grand jury investigalion of shameiuT altempls lo bribe The ntistrial was declared after the jury had deliberated 17 hours and reported they were hope lessly It was only after the final deadlocked report that Miller dis closed that three efforts had been made to tamper with jurors dur ing the nineweek He called the attempts shame ful and ordered a grand jury in The grand was expected early in January with presenta tion of The fiery liltle Teamsters boss saifl he was naturally disappoint ed at no acquittal and strode from Uie courtroom followed by his huge entourage of secretaries and They flew to Detroil in two pri vate Hoffa remains under bond in the charged with conspiracy to receive payoffs for insuring labor peace for a nationwide auto mobile transport The mistrial climaxed an in nineweek Irial enlivened by one armed attack on Hoffa and tsvo mysterious secret ses It was disclosed Sunday that one of the secret sessions was called to hear reports from the Justice Department on jury tamp The other was to hear a re quest for a mistrial from Hoffas attorneys on grounds that FBI agents visited homes of relatives and friends of the Hoffas laywers charged that The bribe allegedly was offered to James a Nashville insurance before Uie jury was Tippins was on the but was not Governmenl allorneys also said husband of James Pas chal held a clandestine meeting with Ewing president of Teamsters Local They said King offered to get a highway a The third attempt allegedly in volved Negro juror Gratiin It was still under investigation and details were not Juror Horn of Nashville said Uie panel was split but would nol say whether a ma jority favored conviction or ac David Julian Killed In Wreck and Gordon 54 Margaret received notifica lion over the weekend of tho deatl of U roans Davi of and Urban are leaving this evening for Details received here of th tragedy were It was under stood that Julian was killed ii a car wreck Saturday night nea and that anothe John was seriouslj injured in the Gryder Injured In Freak Fall A Stony Point man was seriously njured yesterday afternoon after ie fell through a staircase while over a new home that is under Paul was listed in serious condition today ail Baptist Hospital in Gryder sustained two broken wrists and a skull fracture in the plunge onto the concrete floor of the Hayden pastor of Stony Point Baptist said this morning that a Alex ander of Baptist Hospital in Wins tonSalem told him there last might that married and the fath er of three was extreme ly sick but that ail tins was not The mishap occurred at approxi mately midafternoon yesterday as Gryder was visiting McKit Stony Point McKit trick resides in front of the home Longshoremen Are Predicting Quick Victory NEW YORK UPD A strike by dockworkers1 brought shipping to a near halt today at East Coast and Gulf of Mexico Leaders of the International Longshoremens Association ILA confident of a quick turned down President Kennedys eleventhhour appeai for a 90day truce he had urged in the na tional The dockworkers helped ship pers load and unload cargoes in the feverish last hours of port ac then walked off the piers from Maine to Texas at the ap pointed hour of 5 An 80day cooling off period or dered under the TaftHarley Act expired at that In answer to Kennedys warn ing that the strike would choke the economy and cut the nations lifelines with the rest of the the ILA replied It would be fruitless to delay a walkout for three months of The un ion prpmtaed to continue handling all military The main issue in the dead locked dispute was over the size of work The New York Shipping Association NYSA wants the gangs reduced from 20 to The ILA claims such a re duction would result in longshoremen losing their Thomas Teddy vice president of the pre dicted the strike would be Similar views were expressed by ILA officials in other In New ILA Local 1418 President Alfred Chittenden esti mated the strike will last only 8 to 10 days because the country cant take it any under construction in 1 lager which is being built by Jerry He evidently fell headfirst throu gh the opening onto the which had been poured Saturday and was already Ft was believed Hurt Gryder at tempted lo break his fall by his hands and sustained broken wrists and a fractured skull when he lut the HO was taken to Iredell Memor ial Hospital here where Xrays were made and it was decided to transfer him to Baptist Hospital in WinstonSalem for further treat A Virginia dock foreman said a settlement will come after the holidays when everybody will be more suitable to The speededup Sunday work schedule made it possible for many freighters to complete car go handling before the strike and move out to sea or dry Other vessels were left with cargoes only partially loaded or put and still more ships arrived in ports after the deadline with goods that will remain holds for an indefinite The Coast Guard announced in New York that boarding parties will examine the contents of all ships reported carrying danger ous or hazardous The inspection will be made to assure that proper safety precau tions are Coast Guard spokesman One vessel under close watch was the Peruvian freighter Ama anchored off The was carrying a cargo of highly combustible fish meal which could ignite spon taneously if stored for a long pe United Prm International North Carolinas Christmas may be white this but definitely The looking to ward a developing storm In the Gulf of predicts freezing rain and rain for Christmas Day in North The now causing rain over most of and Louisiana has caused ratting rain and over and parts of Forecasts for the state Indicate definitely snow or ke for the pec degrees Tuesday a ad possibly snow or Ice for the The Raleigh Durham Airport Weather Bureau predicted at least three inch of precipita tion during the next five with most of it coming Tuesday and the remainder Hain or snow will likely begin in the North Carolina mountains and southwest Piedmont before Tuesday the Weather Bureau but the extent and type of precipitation expected to morrow is still not too It will likely be snow over most of the northwest portion of our state with mixture of freezing or rain elsewhere during Christmas The Northeast and the Midwest far south as Texas and New have a white The northern plains and the Ohio Valley felt the pinch of a Christmas Eve cpld Four to five inches of fresh snow were on the ground at Floy and some spilled over into New One inch fell at Lubbock and in six Another snowfall left an inch in Wyoming and small amounts in In New seven Inches of snow fell in a ninehour period at and a 45mile an hour wind whipped the snow and cut visibility to almost Boouville had 27 inches of snow on the Up to 12 Inches was expected to fall around Walertown and Snow flurries were expected across the Great Lukes into the eastern Ohio The lemperalure dropped lo 15 below at early It was 7 below at Min Paul and 3 below at The temperature was only 17 at 18 at Louis and 20 at Kansas The Weather Bureau warned of a cold wave for Kentucky and Indiana and said freezing temperatures were expected as far south as Alabama and Knox Given Exchange Post Again FBI agents told them there was a reward for information on anyone who had contacted the Miller denied the The Justice Department charged that union associates close to the Teamsters boss offered a bribe to a prospective of fered a promotion to the high way patrolman husband of anoth er juror and approached a Negro juror with a still undisclosed of NO GARBAGE PICKUP Herman city said today that there will be no garbage pickup on Tuesday or Wednesday due to the Christmas Persons with excess gar bage are asked to place it in con tainers so it can be picked up on the next regular garbage collection Allen 915 Hedrick has been reappodnted district gover nor of all Exchange Glubs in Nor th Carolina Distrtat Four of the Na tional Exchange it was an nounced The disclosure of the reappoM ment of who was first ap pointed a district governor a year was announced from tihe or ganizations national headquarters in and made by Nor man Parkhiirst of Puerto the national Exchange Club a vice president of North Carolina National Bank wHJ be serving Exchange Clubs in Char Lonoir and Stales viile iin his duties as district BOY A past president of tilie Stales viUo Exchange Knox lias held various offices on the local club lev el and he post of district governor Ls his first on Nulional He is a clutrier member of tlve lotail organization and has been very active in ail phases of Jiange work for over tihe past 10 In Knox has been very ALLEN KNOX active m tflie Statesvtllp Chamber of Commerce and the Uwited serving as vice chairman of thai As district Knox wjH maintain contact between tihe area Exchange chubs and tihe national making periodic visitc to the Miiformiaig lihom of na Liunal procedures policies add report un the dulx plauis and pro Knox will work closely with each Exchange Clubs Board of trol in tihe district ami assist the area clubs in perfunming sucb national proaranns ami projects The Book of Golden Deeds Awartifi lo IXVSIHIS ioutir Uniting lo the weV fire their dam Shrine historic United es doeumcavtis presejitationii fO sohoals autd public tional Crime Prevention W which Is obsvrvid wwh Febru and othiT coiiiuuinily strvit0 youth programs and ol ulhw vice ;