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Statesville Record and Landmark (Newspaper) - June 25, 1973, Statesville, North Carolina
June 1973 Statesville record landmark Page 5a proposed drug rehabilitation Center arson suspected in burning of Home historic old Home in Rural Wake county burned to the ground sunday five weeks be fore it was to become a drug rehabilitation the known As Walnut was unoccupied at the time of the a sheriffs department spokesman said the ruins of the 16room House were still too hot to enter sunday preventing an immediate determination of whether arson caused the the owner of the Rob Ert Williamson of Williamson said he was cer Tain that someone opposed to the establishment of the drug Center has burned the House an official of drug action of Wake John someone finally got enough Beers into him to do Williamson said Walnut Hill had been in his family hands since it was granted to them by Williams stricken Taylorsville funeral services were scheduled at 11 today for Tobias of route at Liberty United methodist of which he was a Wade Wright and James Prichard and burial was in the Church Williams died saturday at 9 in Davis Hospital in Statesville following a serious illness of six he had been a resident of journeys rest Home in Olin for two he was born in Alexander county on july and was a son of the late Monroe and Darcus Sharpe he was a retired Salesman of Rawleigh and was preceded in death by his Ruth Prichard Williams is survived by three Johnny Bogle of George Little and Albert Camp both of Statesville one Williams of Lexington five grandchildren and four great Adams funeral Home was in charge of Reid faces two counts an Iredell county Man has been charged with i Landrun with property damage and reckless driving after the u turn he made in his automobile on Center was too charged by City police was Lewis Clark route police report that travelling North on Center made a Complete Circle in his 1964 crossing the curb and hitting a Cit owned parking meter according to Reid then left the he was found at Statesville senior High school changing a his car was damaged an estimated Dwight David 1209 was charged with disregarding a red Light after the 1968 Pontiac he was driving collided with the 1964 being driven by Steve of the collision occurred in the intersection of front and Miller at total damage was estimated at no charges were filed against Joyce Summers 1903 fifth after the 1965 Ford she was trying to Park went out of control and struck a parked car owned by David Sherrill 322 Westwood Cleghorn told police that her foot slipped on the Accel Era causing the collision on Western at total damage was estimated at think Small Armstrong Volkswagen j 625 Sullivan phone 8729871 dealer 6764 Hows your hearing free offer of special interest to those who hear but do not understand words has been announced by a no operating Model of the smallest Beltane Aid Ever made will be Given absolutely free to anyone answering this try this no operating Model in the privacy of your own to see How tiny hearing help can its yours to free and without it weighs less than 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three charges against Thomas Larry route the Swaim is charged with spinning and failure to Stop for a Blue other City arrests include Charlie Gilbert 304 Center David route Statesville Roger Little 912 Columbia and Frank route Catawba All for driving under the influence of in James 140 Bell and Jerry Dale route both were charged with driving while License was Jimmy Wayne route was arrested for abusing an officer after he had been arrested for Public Bobby Ray 627 Mulberry was charged for having no operators License and improper Janane White route was charged for arrests by sheriffs deputies during the weekend include Paul 906 Newbern charged with assault and no support Roy 526 Greenbriar Worth less Check Donald Lee 1216 Wilmington simple assault and Gary Roger of driving under the influence of Dies Lester a native of Iredell county and son of the late Oscar and Pearl Gillespie was pronounced dead on arrival at a Hospital thursday at for Many years he made his Home in but had recently moved to he is survived by his two children three grand children four Brothers and four funeral services Are scheduled for tuesday at 2 at Piney Grove ame Zion with burial to follow in the Church members of the family will receive friends at Hooper funeral this evening from to and will assemble at the Home of a Early before the funeral three Hurt in wrecks Taylorsville three men were injured in two separate accidents in Alexander county sunday of two men were admitted to Alexander county Hospital after the 1973 Triumph in which they were Riding collided with another car on Rural Road four Miles South of just after 3 admitted were Gerald Stewart route the and Jackie Lee Gwaltney of a the Highway patrol reported that Margaret Keaton of Stony Point was attempting to make a left turn into a private drive in her 1962 Ford when the Triumph came Over a Hill and struck the Triplett was charged with driving under the influence of failure to reduce and driving with an expired in the other Accident 12 Miles East of Allan Burette route was operating a 1966 Honda motorcycle on Rural Road 1471 when a dog ran into his the Honda struck the throwing the Driver Burgess was treated and released at Davis Hospital in Burgess was charged with driving while License sus having no helmet and improper no property damage was Burgess stricken Macbeth is William Shakespeare shortest Taylorsville funeral services for Grafton of route Taylors were conducted today at at Pauls lutheran Church in of which he was a William Fogle officiated and burial was in Johns lutheran Church cemetery in Alexander Burgess was born july in Alexander and was a son of Clara Icen hour of route and the late Clarence was a service station operator until his health in addition to his is one Ralph Burgess of route funeral Home was in charge of after you see your bring your prescription to the British Crown in the House was one of the oldest in Wake vociferous opposition to the latest planned use for the House had been voiced at two Community meetings this according to Mahone and Wil reports from one of the meetings had included com ments from some Shotwell Resi dents promising that the House would be burned before it would House reformed Williamson said he would turn the insurance Money on the about Over to drug action and encourage them to use the site for a new has to stand up to whoever did he everyone screams about the drug problem and this was a Chance to do something about were not going to give Williamson Shook his head and looked at the soldering ruins of the House he had in tended to its just in who would think that this kind of thing could happen in 1973 proposed drug rehabilitation Center burned to become a drug rehabilitation Center in five this is the remains of a historic 16room House in Rural Wake county which burned to the ground sunday owner Robert Williamson said he was certain someone opposed to the establishment of the drug Center there burned the House the known As Walnut 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