High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Jan 10 1974, Page 46

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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - January 10, 1974, High Point, North Carolina A High Point Enterprise thursday january 101974 army pays off after 67 years by Ellen Haddow associated press writer Minneapolis Minn a Dorsie Willis is receiving from the Federal government More than 67 years after he and 166 other Black soldiers were Dis honorable discharged from the us army Willis who receives the Money in a ceremony Here today Isth last survivor of the three companies of Blacks who were punished for the so called Brownsville affray in aug 13 1906 20 men on Rode through Brownsville Tex shooting into lighted windows and killing one Man townspeople blamed a Black unit stationed at fort Brown but military investigators failed to uncover the identities of those involved the unit volunteered no information and so on nov 25 1906 All 167 Black soldiers were Dis honorable discharged a 1972 investigation failed to turn up any evidence the mass punishment was justified the army changed the discharges to honorable and began a search for survivors of the three companies Dorsie Willis now 87 was the Only one they found and Willis who worked As a Porter and Shoeshine Man for 59 years before retiring in 1972 says Hes not going to waste the the government is giving him its been a Long time in coming said wednesday i wanted for each of the 66 years i waited for it and for medical expenses Ive had Over the years but i guess this is Good enough on feb 11 1973 Willis 87th birthday he received his honorable discharge Willis said his 88th birthday will be even better this Money is a great birthday present he said what will he do with his 000 in sure not going to throw it away ill fix up my Home a Little and put the rest of it in savings Willis said a year ago when Willis Dis charge was changed he re called the Brownsville affray it was a Frame up straight through they checked our rifles and they haunt been fired and we was infantry we never had any horses to ride none of us said anything because none of us had nothing to say sleep learning used to fight smoking los Angeles a its easy enough to Stop smoking when youre asleep but can you learn while youre sleeping to quit when youre awake four California radio stations Are giving their listeners a Chance to find out tune in before you go to seep and expose your subconscious to an antismoking message every 15 minutes they say in grocer robber die in gun Duel Gaston no Gro cer and a robber who waited for him to return Home with the receipts were slain in a gun Duel wednesday night sheriff Frank outland reported the sheriff of Northampton county in northeastern North Carolina said a second robber got away with an undisclosed amount and the grocers wife was wounded superficially by a stray Bullet sheriff Frank outland identified the dead As Wilbur Garner 54 who operated a Small grocery near Gaston and 22yearold Dempsey Weaver of Gaston outland gave this account shots were fired As Garner walked into the Kitchen of his Home in a Rural Section North of Gaston near the Virginia line mrs Garner 46 who had arrived with her husband and was in the living room suffered a flesh wound from a bullet1 which came through a door she fied out the front door and hid under the House the second Bandit fled out the Back door and was being hunted by police and blood hounds when mrs Garner considered it Safe to do so she ran across the Road to the Home of her brother from where her sister inlaw summoned authorities Between youll be soothed with soft relaxing music the messages have been approved by the California heart association and Are designed to reinforce a individuals decision to quit with Brief reminders about the benefits he or she will reap a sampling save yourself some Money a pack a Day costs 40 cents that a year a pretty High ticket for Burnt offerings did you know that you can often get reduced life and automobile insurance Premium rates when you do not smoke its True because nonsmokers Are better insurance risks what a great idea or kissing a smoker is a Little like making love to a Ash tray its no Panacea and we dont offer it As such says Jim Holston director of operations for spa broadcasting inc which owns the four pm stations if someone just Doest want to Stop theres nothing we can do were talk ing mainly to listeners who had already made the decision to Stop smoking the messages began running this week Between 1 am and 5 am on stations Kezma in los Angeles keel in san Diego keys in Sacramento and Kerr in san Jose there Are no commercials during that period furniture on Sale at discount prices direct furniture sales 108 e Commerce St drowning in a sea of paper Well bail you out with All the help you need to handle your paperwork overloads Call manpower temporary services Well get the Job done quickly reliably profession ally no matter what youre up against give us a Call manpower temporary services Yiu All Thethel pyx need phone Bonnie Horney at 8836171 us West he Street 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