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Daily Record (Newspaper) - September 7, 1953, Dunn, North CarolinaWeather North Carolina fair in the West and Cloudy with occasional rain in East portion today. Mostly fair and Cool tonight. Tuesday fair and mild. Volume 3 telephones 3117 3118 � no. 192 Adenauer is Winner gets working majority 14 persons killed Early today in Chicago tenement fire in i Jav a a. A prize calf heres the first Artif rally bred Guernsey Heifer calf produced from the artificial Breeding program in Harnett county. Proud owners Are e. W. Ballard and his son Glenn a Lafayette High school 4-h club boy. Sleifer will be shown by Glenn in the Junior Dairy cattle show to be held in Dunn sept. 10 and 11. Same boy owned Champion steer at the april baby beef and fat Stock show. Quality livestock is family is chief farm goal. Photo by t. M. Stewart � 1 i k. Howard Kenny Howard buried today funeral services were held monday afternoon for Kenneth Felton Howard 56, prominent Dunn business Man and Veteran poultry Man. Or. Howard died saturday afternoon about 3 30 Oclock in Highsmith Hospital in Fayetteville. He had been ill for about Thiee weeks and seriously ill for two Days prior to his services were held at a p. M. At the a Large crowd was on hand to pay final tribute to or. Howard. The rev. Richard Rhea Gam Mon pastor of the first Presby Terian Church officiated. Burial was in Greenwood cemetery Here. Pallbearers were Locke m. Muse James Lawrence j. W. Purdie jr., j continued in Pace 81 police report Busy weekend dunns police department was i kept Busy Over the labor Day weekend. Fourteen arrests were made according to chief of police Alton a. Cobb. Of those arrested nine were charged with drunkenness. Three persons were charged with failure to Stop at signs and two were charged with assault. Arrested were Dick Ray 7q5 n. King Drunken Ness John Frank Buie n. Wilson speeding and running through a Stop sign Annie Gilmore Burke Street assault Laster Massey w. Greenwood Street assault Walter d. Mcneill. E. Harnett Public continued on Page two court session 1 will Convene tuesday . Seven murder cases and 77 others ranging from Petty larceny to manslaughter and arson Are scheduled for trial at the criminal session of Harnett Superior court which will Convene tuesday morning in Lillington. Judge w. H. S. Burgwyn of Wood land will preside Over the record breaking court term. No court was scheduled for labor Day. Solicitor w. Jack Hooks of Kenly will prosecute the docket. Court clerk Robert Morgan pointed out that the Calendar lists the largest number of capital offences in his memory. Due to the largest number of contested cases it is doubtful that even half of the number on the Calendar will be disposed of during the session. Charged with murder facing trial on Mun or charges were James Ferguson Eula Mae Barefoot. John Spencer Mack Vin son Leroy Mcneill Tommy Camer on James Howard Phillips and Marvin West or. One of the cases holding top in Terest is that of Mcneill and Cam Eron who Are charged with Mur Der in the mysterious death of John Mclean 30-year-old negro who is believed to have been dragged to death. Another Case in which there is much interest is that of Robert 1 Bobi Porter self styled country preacher of radio station Wing at Fuquay Springs who is charged with assault with intent to com Mit rape on Ina Mae Wood pretty 19-year-old Erwin High school senior. Porter skipped this Case is not expected to be tried however because Porter has fled from the county and is now re ported to be on the West coast. Porter allegedly took the Young girl on a wild ride and three times tried to Force her into intimacies with him before she managed to escape from him. Five persons Are charged with manslaughter growing out of High Way fatalities. They Are John Lew is Mcneill Vada Ryals Anne Pearl Naylor Henry Dalrymple and Julian David Hart. Lexi Nordan of the Coats Sec tion is charged with arson for allegedly setting fire to the Home of his Mother in Law. Also included on the docket Are five cases of breaking and entering three cases of larceny two cases of forgery nine cases of driving drunk one Case of burglary six cases of Possession for Sale and five cases continued on Page two five members of one family die in Blaze � Chicago in a Tene ment fire Early today killed at least 14 persons and police said three other residents were unaccounted for. At least six of the dead were Small children. Fourteen bodies were recovered from the ruins of the South Side four Story apartment building. Search continues police Rescue squads continued to search through rubble of the destroyed building for three persons believed to be missing and feared dead. One Mother lost two children he own Mother a Grandfather and a step father in the fire. Another woman identified the bodies of her three children. Police squad car officers Ray Hederman and Dan Creedon were credited with saving the lives of several to the apartment residents after they spotted the fire and ran through the Smoky Halls of the building giving the alarm. Cigarette blamed firemen said the fire May have been caused by a cigarette butt. Continued i Page 8 one killed every fifteen minutes. By United press traffic accidents killed americans at a late of one every 15 minutes today As millions of persons crowded the highways for labor Day outings. The death rate on the basis of j statistics from previous holidays will jump sharply during the Haz ardous period of the homeward i Rush tonight. The final total prob will be close to the 440 traffic deaths the National safety Council estimated in a pre Holiday warning United press Survey showed that at least 381 persons had died violently since the Start of the1 Holiday period at 6 p. M. Friday including 265 in traffic accidents. Drownings claimed 35 lives eight persons died in plane crashes and 73 in miscellaneous accidents. Seven killed As car hits train Plant City Fla. Ii seven women were killed today when their automobile was hit by a Seaboard airline passenger train 10 Miles South of Here. The victims were mrs. Lila Hunter 68 her daughter mrs. Alene Taylor 48, and mrs. Taylors daughter Linda 11, and twin daughters Katy and mat tie 18, All of Durant. Fla., and Perla Mae Lastinger 19. And her sister Joyce 14, both of Plant City. Mrs. Heflin Hurt in wreck labor Day weekend has been a quiet one in Harnett county so far. Patrolmen and Law enforcement officers were about the Only per sons Busy on activities worthy of the name labor Day As they worked overtime in an Effort to Cut Highway accidents and fatalities. By noon it appeared they had been successful. Patrolman Herman Ward of Bunnlevel reported one wreck. Mrs. Beulah c. Heflin of 211 North King Avenue manager of Sears Catalon sales office in Dunn is in the Dunn Hospital with Back injuries As the result of an Early morning wreck sunday on the Brock Road two Miles West of Bun level. Patrolman said his investigation showed that mrs. Heflin travelling East apparently went to sleep at the wheel and wrecked her 1951 Plymouth. The car left the Road on the right Side and veered across and came of rest on the left Side. It did not overturn. Her husband Ergeant Jack m. Heflin Riding with her received cuts about the face and jaw. Dam Ages to the car were estimated at about $450. Sgt. Heflin is a member of a fort Bragg band and had been playing a late engagement there. Voters ignore reds Side with the West by Wellington Long United press staff correspondent Bonn Germany in Chancellor Konrad Adenauer is pro american coalition scored a major Victory for the West in the cold War today by winning a working majority in West German yes parliament. Adenauer is three party team j smothered its opposition under an Avalanche of Vetog in sunday s election by germans who chose to stick with the West during the i next four years. The vote 3 turned out in droves 1 to endorse the rearmament plat form of the 577 year old Chancellor and ignore warnings from russian Premier Georgi Malenkos that an Adenauer Victory would Lead to War. Remove reds nazis at the same time Veters re moved the communists and the nazi like German Reich party from West German politics by de Nying them even one seat in the bundestag lower House. None of the 38 seats in the bundesrat upper House was at stake. Adenauer is Christian democrats and the German party to win 306 of the 487 bundestag seats in the contest. The coalition failed to gain the two thirds majority that would enable Adenauer to Amend the Constitution and end the court dispute on whether rearmament is Legal. However it was believed that the tiny Center part and the refugee association which won four and 7 seats respectively would join forces with Adenauer and give him the majority. Adenauer borrowed political tac tics from his counterparts in the j United states and made a whistle Stop Campaign throughout West 1 Germany. His Victory pledged 50,000 germans to the defense of Western Europe against any future communist aggression. Rabid hog Dies near Bunnlevel Murphy Cannady county Sani i tary officer reported today that a hog died thursday at Bunnlevel 1 apparently a victim of rabies. J Cannady said the hog was owned j by f. M. Allen. The owner reported his hog pen was in the Vicinity of where a stray dog pronounced As Rabid was seen running at Large about nine Days ago. Alien said he confined the hog As soon As the animal was found sick and kept it isolated f of his others. Prayer band has 23rd birthday tie Union prayer band of St. Mark s disciple Church negro held its 3rd anniversary sunday at the Church John s. Covington served As master of ceremonies and the rev. A. D. Mcdougald of Bunnlevel preached the introductory Sermon and the rev. L. E. Hines of golds Boro gave the anniversary message. The services were broadcast Over a cab from 5 until 6 30 p. M. A number of persons from the i area participated in the Prog am the Dionne quintuplets will be separated next month for the first time since their birth m year ago when Marie enters the rom an Catholic order of the Sisters of the holy sacrament at Quebec City to become a nun. The family now living in North Bay ont., said Marie had been giving consideration to entering the order for several months. Copyrighted by King features Syndicate inc j plans Are completed for Dairy cattle show Here Carlyle is heard at buies Creek plans for the Junior Dairy cattle show sponsored by Belkys and leg Gettys stores of Eastern North Carolina and to be held Here Friday were announced today by chamber of Commerce manager now Nan j. Suttles. Suttles said that some 200 entries were expected for the show which has been an annual event in Eastern North Carolina for several years. The show has been held each year in various towns in the Eastern part of the state where Belk stores Are located. As of this morning 147 entries Hail been registered for the show. Counties included in the registration were. Harnett Johnston cum Berland. Sampson Alamance Bertie Peru mans Richmond Chatham. Halifax Onslow Durham and person. Begins thursday the event will get off to a Start thursday evening when the boys and girls making entries Are entertained at a fish Fry at the big 4 warehouse number two. Tickets Are being sold to various businesses in town for the event. Members of the Jaycees and colonial lockers will be in charge of the supper. Stock will begin to be checked in at the warehouse Early in the afternoon and registration will begin around 2 Oclock. The fish dinner honouring the contestants will begin around 5 Oclock and last until 7. Following inn Timidi in Paw 8 Dunn Jaycees seek blankets operation warmth a , International and local drive to secure blankets for homeless greeks will hit the Peak Here tomorrow. Jaycees have set up a plan for collecting blankets in the area to be sent to greeks who were left homeless by recent Earth quakes there. During the drive tomorrow a truck with a radio attached will be in Erwin to pick up blankets there. Anyone in Erwin who will Contri Bute Are asked to Call the regular Dunn number 21932194, of 2195. Dunn persons Are also asked to Call in to have blankets picked up. The Dunn office at the Carolina Power and Light company will take the Calls and relay them by radio to the truck waiting in Erwin. I persons who do not have a Blan -1 continued on Page 81 Truman says gop helps big business Detroit Mich. Ii former president Truman sailed Back Ritto the political Arena today with the charge that the Republican administration is helping big bus iness at the expense of the rest of the people. The former chief executive who steadfastly has refrained from any Public statements on the govern ment s Domestic and foreign poli cies since he left the White House on Jan. 20, accused a the Eisenhower administration of operating on the theory that if big business is Well off enough of its wealth and in come will trickle Down to the rest of the population to keep the sys tem going. Or. Truman addressed a labor Day meeting sponsored by the my a congressman f. Ertel Carlyle of Lumberton addres sing a huge crowd at Homecoming Day services of the buies Creek Baptist Church sunday declared that the Church constitutes the pillar of the american Way of life. The seventh District Solo cited the need for a stronger support of the american Way of life and warned that the american people should constantly be on guard against All isms except american isms. He reminded that the Church is the very foundation of the Amer ican Way of life. Praises College congressman Carlyle took the occasion to Praise the Ole which the Buie s Creek Baptist Church and Campbell College have played in the growth and Progress of continued on Page eight last minute news shorts Kansas City to. If jittery police today swarmed around areas which two Anonymous Telephone tipsters warned them might be tar gets for the series of mysterious bombings that have rocked Kansas City. But new bombings did not take place. Minutes before a bomb exploded continued on Page eight bulletins Dayton o. In a crack fighter Pilot seeks a new Speed record on a 62-mile course Here today aiming at apace of almost 700 Miles an hour. Brig. Gen. J. Stanley hol Toner will Fly an american f-86-f Sabre Jet on his record try Over a closed circular course covering seven counties. Fort Myers Fla. In 1 authorities today await Dan autopsy report of the deaths of w. L. Galloway and his wife a wealthy retired couple found burned in their Beach cottage near Here Friday night. A dangling 16-year-Oldyouth listed As Ted Smiddy of Knoxville tenn., was being held for investigation pending the outcome of the autopsies being conducted by a pathologist at Sarasota Fla. Travis air Force base Calif. Up army corpor Al Slick the Boyish looking sex prisoner accused of rat continued on Page two Cooley addresses Johnson tee clan some 15,00 to 3,000 gathered at the Calvary Baptist Church on the Johnston Sampson county line near Dunn yesterday to carry on a two family reunion for the Leeds and Johnsons. 37 stills captured in county last month during the month of August a total of 37 illegal whiskey stills were destroyed by Harnett Law enforcement officers. Three operators were arrested on the spot one has already been convicted. Guest speaker for the event was i congressman Harold Cooley of the. Sixth congressional District. Herschel Rose clerk of court of Johnson county spoke briefly pre feeding the congressman s talk 1 and praised the work of the two prominent area families. Dunn Man elected i officers re elected to Servo a nother year were Allen Johnson Benson president p. A. Lee for Mer state senator Dunn vice president and miss Ella Gray Wilson i of Dunn member of the faculty of Furman University of Greenville 8. P a Secretary treasurer. In his talk before the Large gathering congressman Cooley Praise the work of the Lee and John son families and the id Al fellow

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