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Statesville Record and Landmark (Newspaper) - May 13, 1964, Statesville, North Carolina Wiat Hir Tortey Elk 4y and Emler Day few rally fair and pm ucal far my 14hour parlay to Dent at a today is published in the Start of the Dairying and Industrial Roglon of Piedmont North Carolina Statesville record a landmark today net press run vol 90 May 1964 113 negroes cite Rickerts Ville school needs Jirry Josey negroes from the Rickerts Ville South of m o n r o e appeared before the Batesville Board of education last night to request consideration for the construction of an elementary school in the area and to add some 200 names to an original petition filed on March Odell Daniels was the spokesman for the 10member were Here to ask for help for our Community and lie told the Board the original petition contained the names of 61 persons in the petitions Given to the Board last night contained 244 names asking for the Daniels said the residents Are people and some Are to sign i have been living in the Community there since Daniels told the i do see a need of a school he pointing out that there Are some 700 children in the area South of Monroe in their previous the negro committee cited the congested traffic conditions on Monroe Street during the school hours and the danger in crossing the heavily travelled thorough fare to get to Morningside elementary they also pointed out that there is no future growth resident iary for the Morningside Community but that the population trend is toward the Rickerts Ville some of the people think it will be built now and i wish it the school could be Tomor Daniels said in urging the Board to act As quickly As possible on the Harris and Mary Rick Ert told the Board that there is no opposition to the school that they know most Are anxious and see a need for Rickert Woods said he didst know of any opposition and asked favourable a pointing that interest in the school was sincere and agreeable with citizens of the Harris Sadd the school is need if there is any Way it could be i think we should put Forth the Effort and give our support to he Nathan vice chair Man who presided in the absence of chairman Montgom Ery told the group that the Board was giving very serious consideration to he Mcelwee pointed out that financing the project was the main concern of the Board and that All capital outlay funds come from the county commis continued on Page 4 votes taken by Goldwater by United press International Nelson Rockefeller and former vice president Richard Nixon demonstrated vote getting Power in West Vir Ginia and Nebraska primaries tuesday but Barry Gold water salted away another Cluster of convention votes from three running unopposed in the West Virginia gop won nearly two thirds of the showing better than had been the results Are not binding on the states 14 Dele As matters Gold although not on the bal is expected to net at least three and possibly More convention with two for Rockefeller and nine still publicly the Rockefeller Camp aimed a moral Victory for the new yorker and hoped his would persuade the no committed West Virginia delegates to swing to his Side in san in Goldwater won an easy Victory and his backers predicted Goldwater was assured of 15 of the states 16 convention on the other Nixon with a write in vote of about 30 per cent and Ambas Sador Henry Cabot Lodge had a write in of about half that Rockefeller came in a Distant Goldwater was the Only name on the with the others making their show ing by write in Clement to make Senate race South Viet Nam planes replaced new Baptist old Mountain Road West of has announced plans to build a new Sanctuary and renovate the present educational the projects will Cost an estimated Cecil Herrin is pastor of the another pocket an More plausible explanation of Why president Johnson chose the Rocky mount area for his visit to North Carolina in search of the original Story was that Johnson aides picked Rocky mount because they thought a town with such a name would certainly be in the mountains and not on the coastal Plain 200 Miles that brought a lot of but didst shed too much astute political observers Are now convinced that president Johnsons decision to go to Rocky mount was based on political in the first Harold Veteran representative whose Home is in Nash is now under heavy pressure from challenger Mayne Albright of Raleigh for his seat in con a laying on of hands by the president in his Home Community was calculated not to do Cooley any in the need for such Public rites had just been pointed up by the mayors election in Rocky in that election a John run Ning on an of standout conservative gag Law handed Veteran mayor Billy Long identified with the Sanford Liberal Wing of the democratic a stunning in Harrison car ried Only one of the towns seven one where the negro vote was it could have been that it was poverty of a different sort which sent the president to Rocky something like a pocket of political perhaps funds doubled the number and amount of social Security checks arriving Down in Iredell have greatly increased during the past few total payments to local Resi dents Are considerably higher than they were three years according to the governments annual just at that local beneficiaries were collecting some 000 a they Are now get Ting the answer is that there has been an increase in the number of beneficiaries and in the size of their individual it is the result of the steady enlarge ment of the social Security pro year by coverage has been so that More people Ara covered than Ever another boost is in the making in Congress is get Ting according to informed to vote another both in benefits and in pay Roll in the near this is expected whether or not medi care is the feeling is that an increase is in order the last one was in since living costs have gone up about 7 per As of the beginning of the number of people Down in Iredell who were getting checks each month was three years ago there were Only for the most the recipients Are retired workers who have qualified for pensions by their Over the to the social Security the others Are disabled work ers and children1 and other relatives of former work the size of the payments to local beneficiaries has also gone up the average now is a As against three years the combination of More beneficiaries and larger pay ments has produced a per cent Rise in the amount of Money being disbursed in the local the Rise tops that recorded in the rest of the United 35 per and the per cent in the South Atlantic All in social Security has grown to such size that Over billion is now being Distri buted each year to More than 19 million Statesville shots James Rodgers breathing on Volley Ball net Alyce Henretta surprised to get two cakes on her birthday Eloise Alexander catching a big one at parkers Lake Blackwood Lucky at Bingo Lonnie Price los ing a picture of novelist succumbs new ton a Magazine editor who became one of the nations bestselling died in Grace new Haven Hospital to Day after a Long Beulah Church plans building final approval has been Given by the congregation of Beuloh Baptist West of states for the erection of a new Sanctuary and extensive Reno vation of the present three Story educational ground breaking ceremonies Are planned this sunday at the dose of the morning worship service for the which will Cost an estimated the proposed Sanctuary and educational space will add Square feet of floor space to the present Tom local Archi said today that con tits Are being awarded to the Fol lowing companies bum gamer construction company of con Over will receive the general con tract Parlier plumbing heat ing company of Statesville will do the heating Troutman plumbing company of Hickory has the plumbing and Caldwell electric company of Newton has received the electrical the new Sanctuary will have a seating capacity of 440 per the building committee is com posed of chair Lonnie John Conrad bum Edsel Elbert Doyle James David Larry Nash and Roy serving on the building Fin Ance committee Are Harold Grier Blake Deal and Paul Beulah Baptist which has a present membership of is located on the 0 id Moun Tain Road West of Cecil Herrin recently celebrated his 10th anniversary As pastor of the new bombers being shipped to War area Washington up the first planes in a newly modified Fleet of bombers Are in route now and will arrive in South Viet Nam Early next the Pentagon disclosed the planes Are two seater Douglas ale pro Pelle driven the Fleet is expected to be brought speedily to a total of 75 each with approximately three times the Load carrying capacity of the 72 bomber types previously sent to South Viet the disclosure came from air Force Secretary Eugene Zuckert in answer to charges that american pilots have been dying in obsolete planes in South Viet Zuckert conceded two and possibly More cases of Struc Tural failure in the earlier but said losses had been primarily due to the in creased effectiveness of communist Viet Cong antiaircraft he said the t28 and b26 bombers which have been used in South Viet Nam were brought to likened Condi Tion before being sent in he these planes have performed Zuckert Sadd replacement of the t28 was planned in sep tember last and added the modifications involved extensive engineering and com plete which have been carried out As quickly As Passi the first ale sky Raider Aii Orait Are in route now and will arrive in Viet Nam Early in truck Driver shot to death Mocksville win Ston Salem truck apparently under the influence of broke into a Davie county Home Early assaulted a woman and was shot to death by the woman son during a struggle for a sheriff George Smith said the 35 year old Hen Derson was shot through the neck and died the Only thing i have been Able to determine at this time was that Cash was carrying a lot of pills believed to be goof the sheriff he had them on his Smith said Cash began has strange arts by butting his head against the Windshield of h i s Cash then jumped onto the Side of an Auto transport vehicle parked along the Road Side some eight Miles East of Here and caused some damage to the the sheriff said Cash then broke into a residence near the Highway and began beating mrs Clara who lived Harris told Law officers she had never seen Cash be Harris James lip came to his mothers Rescue armed with a he and Cash struggled for pos session of the causing it to the blast struck kill tog him almost John Salmon Jeff Wilson Exchange convention to open Here Friday the annual North Carolina state Exchange club convention will be held at the Vance motor hotel May 1517 and speakers will include Jeff Wilson of Raleigh and John Salmon of a member of the National Board of Bob president of the Statesville Exchange and other members of the local organization will be hosts for the fire fighting is discussed plans Are being developed by the county commissioners and the officials of Statesville and Mooresville to curtail City fire fighting operations i the Rural officials of the two cities met with the commissioners at the county courthouse last night to discuss the chairman of the told City officials that the commissioners have been studying the fire fighting operations in the county for the past year and believe that the residents in the Rural areas Are not getting the fire Protection they need compared with the Money that is being Boyer said that the commissioners want to see More and better fire Protection for the Money be ing in the he the county will not look with favor on helping Rural departments on the same basis it has in the Boyer said that Statesville sad Mooresville firs depart ments Are getting 80 per cent of the county tax Money being spent for fire fighting operations and that county Protection from City trucks is not what it should he said that it would be better to have Good Protection for limited areas rather than poor Protection for wider mayor Garner Bagnal said that the City had been helping the county people in a spirit of cooperation but that the City would prefer not to be obligated to fight fires in the Rural for several years the county has paid 15 per cent of the Ope rating budgets of the Statesville and Mooresville not including capital it is being proposed that a county fire commission be is that an electric warn ing system be set up and that the county be divided into fire these Steps will be taken during the next it is estimated that it will be one year before major changes Are made requiring budget changes and to give Rural fire departments More time to improve their state Holland said to Day that approximately 225 Are expected Here to attend the Wilson is director of information and safety for motor carriers he is a native of Jones county and at tended Wake Forest he is past District governor of Lions International and now serves As International he will speak at a luncheon on Satur Salmon will speak at 7 he has been Active in Exchange work for 18 having served i Many positions including National regional vice he is a sales Engineer and has served As judge of framing ton town Charles Varner of president of state Exchange will conduct the convention other state officers Are Welch of Gra vice president Ervin Teague of Secre tary and Roger Duggins of registration will begin at 9 Friday in the Crystal room and an executive session of the state Board of control will be held at 10 the general Assembly will be Gin at 2 Joe Greer of stat Seville will Lead group singing Allen Knox of Statesville will Lead the pledge of allegiance to the Flag and John Benfield of Statesville will give the in Voca Varner will club reports will be Given at and state committee reports will be made at a reception honouring Salmon will be held at the indoor Pool at and a Buffet sup per will be at 7 mayor Garner Bagnal will give the Welcome address and the res Ponse will be by Marcus Deal of variety entertain ment will be held at including an appearance of miss Linda Faye miss a dance is planned for 10 a past state presidents break fast will be held at 8 sat urday and the general Assem Bly will begin at a memorial service and various reports will be awards continued on Page 4 resignation As governor not planned up Frank three times elected governor of today announced his bid for the seat in the Senate once held by the late Estes Clement said he would not re sign As governor to make race in the democratic he faces two other plus Republican opposition i the general i will be a candidate for fihe Senate in the democratic primary next the governor this will be for unexpired term of the seat to which the late Estes Kefauver was i will resign As governor x and when elected and at an appropriate Clement three times i have taken statewide campaigns before you and three times you have approved he to i think we can make an effective working team on the National the governor was asked Sev eral questions about he replied to i will answer that at the appropriate Ross Bass of Pulaski and Newport industrialist dullard were already entered in the democratic Charles former Dean of the University of Tennessee evening school at announced april 26 he would seek the Republican nomination for the Kefauver Kefauver unexpired Terra has two years to Clement term As governor also would have two More the six year term of Al Bert Gore also ends this so tennesseans will have two Senate Clements Deci Sion not to resign As governor Means that office will not be at if he wins the election continued on Page 4 Mkinney resigns Post Charles Dean of the faculty at Mitchell announced today that he has resigned his Post at the local College to accept a Job As Dean of Dekalb county Junior College in Dekalb i regret the Dean and in glad to have been associated with i will Long remember Mitchell and the people i wish Mitchell continued Success in her develop ment and Mitchell has a wonderful faculty and student body and this is a wonderful he he said he will As sume duties at the new Junior College in John Mitchell expressed deepest re Gret at the resignation of he has been a wonderful Dean and Well miss him Hes done a very excellent Job we want to wish him Well in his new Job and new chairman of the College Board of we certainly hate to see him go because he is a real Good Man and has done much for the Preyer expresses his opposition to All sections of civil rights Bill by Rock in Hodson Richardson demo ratio candidate for told the record landmark this morning that he is opposed to the civil rights Bill now under consideration in fihe in a Brief interview at the local Preyer the candidate said that he has been against All parts of the Bill and that it should be de the candidate said that the if would interfere with the North Carolina Way of handling racial the voluntary Way is the North Carolina he and added that if people Are forced to provide a solution the result is asked if he had written the president asking him to help modify the civil rights prey or said that he had he also said that he does not intend to write the president asking that the Law be Preyer was asked do you think the Sanford administration has handled the race problem wisely his answer was Preyer was asked if he is opposed to Street demonstrations and he said that he he said that the demonstrations have ser Ved their that the negroes have made their Point and that further demonstrations would Only inflame the the candidate was asked if he believes it is is morally wrong for negroes to walk into a mans business and sit Down and refuse to leave because the owner does not choose to serve he replied that he agreed with Beverly another democratic that Busi Ness men should not be Coer ced that the businessman should be free to make his decision without pressure from White or Preyer was asked if he would Send the National guard to a town undergoing racial trouble if the of the town asked Dor such lie replied that the first thing to do in the state is to try to prevent violence that calling out the guard should not be the first thing to do but that if it became Neces sary to preserve Law and it would have to be he was asked if he had any legislation in mind pertaining to the racial situation or whether he has any special programs that would Aid race relations or help improve the Negros to nomic or social he replied that All his pro Grams Are aimed to help the general in to said that the adult education program he proposes would help negroes who Are already out of the educational he mentioned education by Tele vision and the use of Public school buildings after hours to help All these will help the he Preyer was in town to speak at a breakfast for some of his younger Campaign workers and to make additional personal con he said that he has been encouraged by his Campaign Dur ing the past two he explained that during the past Low weeks the Campaign is get Ling Down to the Basic issues that he is emphasizing the Posi Tive things for which he stands and that this is getting through to tiie Jie said that he Hopes wont be a second primary but declined to predict anything specific about Liow things will shape up on May 30 when the primary vote is he said he has no opinion on which of the other candidates will be in the if one is Ray former chairman of the democratic party in Meck Lenburg who resigned to work for preyers told the record landmark this morning that he persons will vote ill Mecklenburg county and that Preyer will get 50 percent of the he accompanied prey or Here today along with several other Campai a

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