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Rocky Mount Evening Telegram (Newspaper) - October 25, 1957, Rocky Mount, North Carolina THE EVENING TELEGRAM SECTION B FRIDAY OCTOBER SAFE Safety Committee Member is shown with this weeks safety driving and Edward Goos of Highway Patrolman Lassiter right made the Telegram Photo Mayor Duly Proclaims Clean Up Week In City Changes Earl station man ager for Capital an nounced today Hint with the change from Daylight Savings Time the two local flights will undergo a schedule ef Icctlvc Flight 570 casibound will leave Rocky Mount at dally for Westbound Flight 573 will leave Rocky Mount daily at for mak ing connections in Raleigh for itSA Stages First Meeting The first meeting of the Rocky Mount Senior High School PTSA for the year met on Thursday night in the with and a varied program being Judy Smith of the Service read the devotional after which a business session was held and the budget was read and ap The president also asked for suggestions from parents for the next Parker stated that any special topics or prob lems members would like to have discussed would be welcomed as she urged that suggestions be mailed to Edson I introduced the new teachers and h explained the visitation I Each parent represented a pupil Iantf actually went to for a brief After the school refresh ments were served by Fields and Ed Reds Launching Could Be Fake URRussias launching of Sputnik may have been a fake says a physi cist participating in the Far Side S p u t p i k may have been launched if rom a the I Far Siderocket wasinstead an intercontinential ballistic said Charles 1 As the Russian launching is undeniabley Hartley void a group of Univer of Redlands By it supportsSoviet I claims to an intercontinential bal r But raises I iseveral Sputnik could easily haye launched from a This would have been wi t h a large rocket of He quoted a Russian scientist Anna vice pres ident of the Soviet Astronautical I as saying in Barcelona on Newspapers were wrong whet they said the satellite weighet I is not so I 1 Bartley Common J sense and logic sum up two rea I sonable The Sovie 1 Sputnik more likely i weighs 18 and it does not make sense that theRussians would ex I pend a large ICBM even I if they Jto put that into an orbit when a light cluster I of efficient small rockets could do same job from a gartley is president of Grant I Central Rocket which makes 1 third and fourth stage motors for Far Side J His remarks were made Tues but only released yesterday DETROIT Edith Hal police a thief took from a 1 purse had on porch she Mayor Gravely today ssucd Rocky Mounts proclama tion in connection with North Carolina CleanUp Week which will be observed here and through lut the state during the week of November At tlie same tune this letter from Mayor Gravely to all the civic clubs and businesses n Rocky Mount requesting city wide cooperation in declaring war on Jitterbugs during that was being placed in the The mayors action comes in with an earlier proc amation made by Governor Luth Hodges urging citizens all over state to dedicate themselves o the cleaning up of all and Though the main emphasis is on the November 29 CleanUp the program is not set to ntop We want to have a continued ffort through which our campaign will not only be for the proclaimed but it will keep joing as a permanent civic serv Mayor Gravely stated The proclamation issued by Mayor Gravely Jtpday reads as bllows Governor Luther lodges has proclaimed the week of November 2 through November as North Caro ina CleanUp and has re quested that all young and band together to help teep North Carolina clean and free of litter and other debris and the Board of Aldermen of the City of Rocky Mount has pledged full cooperation of the city administration to this end and has agreed to join and partic pate in Carolina CleanUp iVeek and to urge the citizens of lie city of Rocky Mount to do likewise Be vit that as the week of November 2 through No vember 9 has been designated by he Governor as North Carolina CleanUp Mayor of the City of Rocky jn full cooperation with he program of Governor lereby proclaim said week to be Elocky Mount CleanUp and to that end pledge the full co operation of the City of Mount in this effort and urge every citizen of the of to join in with this program by helping to keep the City of Rocky Mount clean and free from litter and other debris during said week and ecret Cold Weather Moving East By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS windy nd dry weather covered the major part of the na which have pounded broad areas for several days The moved eastward to the Atlantic Coast during the night and all ex cept southern felt the chill of the huge mass of breezy The center of the cold air was in North Dakota where tempera tures were under 20 degrees anc near zero in some How they were in the 30s in the northern the Centra Plains and the Great Lakes re The temperature rise continued gradually In all directions into the 40s and 50s and up to the 60s near both coastal areas and the extreme southern sections of the There were only a few we showers spriii kled areas in the northern Appa IwhJans and in The pre clpitation on the East Coast preceded the leading edge of the cold air moved out to the Atlanti in most Light snow fell during the nigh from Wyoming through Nebraska Colorado and with snow turning to showers in the south and extending Into the Texas pan Light rain fell in paste of Wash ington and l re Wilson Pastor Talks To Lions The pas or of the First Presbyterian Church of was the pal last night before members of the Rocky Mount ions Williams discussed the ad vantages enjoyed by a community through its civic Invest ments in communities and he church are stairting prog ress that will never stop growing and through this type of activity he only real satisfaction and are the speak Wilson minister was pre sented by Littlejohn nternational Lions counselor and crmer mayor of A group of Lions from the Tar boro club visited the Rocky Hount meeting and took the Lions Jungle Prowler award back to Several Rocky Mount Lions had obtained the award rom Tarboro on Wednesday Other guests of the club were George scoutmaster of the Lions Scout Troop Jim new assistant manager of Sears and Peterson of Attendance prizes were won by Tom Braswell and James Special tourist guests were and Edward Cham bers who were heading south on High way 301 for a Florida vacation when Lion safety ably assisted by State Highway Patrolman Las observed their safe driving or several miles and decided hey deserved recognition for their courteous and safe They were arrested and brought to the Lions meeting for an enjoyable evening of fellow gifts from the fol owing firms and individuals Fred Ben Herbert Alvin Killebrews Drummonds Cake Rocky Mount Rocky Mount Cord meal tickets from Rio Lewis Hoi day and the Southern er Alter these gifts they were escorted to Coral Court Motel and presented the key to a room for the compliments of Lion Roger Letters of praise are coming in from several parts of the as evidence that this program is paying off for the Lions and the Rocky Mount community in creating good will as well as promoting Henry presid ed over the Hearing Asked RALEIGH State Su preme Court has been asked to lold a hearing 29 on an order holding up work on a Greensboro street improvement The City of Greensboro request ed the hearing It said an intolerable traffic condition has resulted from the halt in work on Its Battleground AvenueWestover TerraceLawndale Street The Southern Railroad had ob tained the order halting the work pending final settlement of its le gal fight with the city over the The railroad claims the city Is trespassing on Its rightof way in putting two new street crossings over Its closing two old ones and extending two streets that run parallel to the A hearing on the railroads ap peal is set before the Supreme Court on the city said halting the work has left traffic blocked on 220 and The situation is White To Talk To Topics Club Current Topics Club will hold its regular weekly meeting Monday night at at the local Each week the club has a guest speaker who gives a brief talk on some current event of his own to the club Monday night willbe Thomas Democratic Representative from Lenoir White was born in on March the son of Thomas Jackson and Mary Isa belle Culp He attended Ca barrus County Elementary Schools from 19091914 and County elementary schools from He attended Concord High School from State College from 19201922 and the University of North Carolina Law School from Since he has been a Lenior bounty He was Lenior Sounty Bar Association president in 1952 president of the 6th Dis trict Bar Association in 1954 a member of the American Bar As sociation American Judicature So ciety Phi Gama Delta Epsilon Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Kinston Lodge and Kinston Lodge Loyal Order of the He was chairman of the Wildlife Resources and Commission from a member of 120th In National Guard from 19211924 and representative in the General Assembly of 1955 and White was also a delegate to the Judicial fourth cir District Ccurt in 1956 and 1957 a delegate to the Legis lative Work Conference a mem ber of the Speakers Bureau of the Governors Traffic Safety Council a member of the Board of Gov Bar Association a member of the commission for re organization of State Government and a member of the Southern Re gional Education Board in He married the former Virginia Edwards Turley on He now resides in Liquor Counts Featue Court A docket of 14 cases wound up weeks activity of Rocky Mount Recorders Court here this Heading the varied counts were hree charges involving the hand ing of nontaxpaid Two of the defendants were found guilty as while the third received a not Lucille resident of 1003 Star was sentenced to eight months in Womens Pri son or pay fine for possession of the bootleg variety Jim 300 Union was sen tenced to 12 months on the roads or possession and transportation f nontaxpaid whiskey and Ru y also of 300 Union was found not guilty in the vhiskey charges brought against Other cases on docket ncluded George Richard Ne 214 Atlantic parking on ilghway without costs George Herman 539 Ar ington driving not Lloyd 312 Cole man no drivers license our months on the roads or General Lee Route 1 reckless driving costs fine General Lee speed fine Dan 2717 Church reckless fine Dan ine Joseph 415 Wash ngton Russell Negro 616 Thomas months on the roads or Edward Willie 523 Albemarle no drivers Esther running red SECTION B BUNS 81 YARDS Military College had only one freshman on is preseason varsity It proved no for Ed Cqcco from Upper playing his first collegiate ran 81 yards with a punt with less than five minutes remaining in t game His dash up the winning touchdown in i 1412 Cocco Is 19 and only Bfoot Hes a 175poum outlook in the Atlantic and Gulf Coast states as well as in Okla Not Socialized True Eveleth of executive secretary of American Osteo pathic has told the North Carolina Osteopathic Society that socialized medicine never will be imposed in the Rapidly expanding prepaid hos pitalization programs will ulti mately circumvent any possible uture need of government con trolled he told the 53rd annual convention of the society tiere Albert Moore of Wilming ton was elected succeed ing of Also named were Harvey Dlllabough of vice and Dale Poster of reelected secretary low WINNERS here are Troop 239 Jimmy Troop 5 John the 1957 of the Kiwams Clubs advancement Troop 140 Dusty Troop 54 George awards presented to leaders in each qualifyingtroop in Troop 106 Bridgers Troop the Rocky Mount The each of whom also 242 back left to Scout Executive Prather received an individual permanent are shown with Tommie Troop 40 Troop 7 Cy District Scout Executive Hardy In the picture Troop 77 Conway Troop 14 and Ern front left to Eddie Troop 108 Chuck est Troop Telegram Photo by Killebrew Recognition Day Is Slated 9 The annual Northeastern Dis trict Recognition Day will be held on at in the Rocky Mount Senior High School This affair is sponsored by the Rocky Mount Chamber of Com merce and according to the Edge combe County Agents about200 club parents and leaders are out of the 18 counties this district repre The purpose of the meeting is to recognize boys and girls who have done the most outstanding work on a district level in various pro jects of the 4H Club Jackie Lamm will appear on the program from Edgecombe Glenda Rose Brantley and Betty Jean will appear from Nash playing the ac Peggy state winner in the dress and Charles state winner in cotton production will also appear on the program from Nash 12 Local Scout Troops Win Kiwanis Trophies Roberts Conducting Revival The Moody Roberts will be the guest preacher in a series of revival services to be held in the Community Baptist Church at Holdens The services will begin each evening at beginning on 28 and continuing through In making the a phurch official stated that the Joe has issued a cordial invitation to the public to attend these The Moody Roberts is pastor of the Missionary Baptist Church on Cokey He has also held an assistant pastor ate besides conducting evangelic tic meetings throughout the eastern states from South Carolina to New before coming to Rocky He led a successful Youth For Christ program in his native before he left for college He did his college work at Bob Jones University in graduating in 1952 with a batchelor of arts de Rocky Mount Kiwanians paid tri ute here yesterday to a dozen ocal Scout troops which attained a set standard of proficiency in ad vancement during the past t was the fourth consecutive year hat winning troops have been pre sented trophies by the Kiwanians and the individual winners in each roop have received small perman ent Penn prominent Wil son businessman and vice presi dent of the East Carolina was the principal speaker for oc casion and also presented the tro Scouting either thrives or falls it troop Watson declared as le praised the efforts of eaders in their devotion to the Watson also gave a brief his ory of Scouting and described its Organized in 1910 iirough a charter from the Boy Scouts of America has teen divided into 12 the peaker Region Six in ludes the Georgia and lorida and the East Carolina a part of the con ains some square miles di vided into 13 The local council and the region interpret Routings goals for their particu ar Watson There are now 10 professional men and ome Boy Scouts register ed in the EastCarolina Watson said that the rogram should include at least mlf of the boys of Scout age living in the EMBEZZLEMENT CHARGE WINSTONSALEM W city employes have been charged with embezzling in parking meter William Esmond Flynn a bookkeeper in the finance has been with the city for 13 The Harvey Clay Stan a parking meter collec has held his job They are free in bond of each for arraignment in Municipal Court Help the United Way United Fund Agency Budgets FAMILY SERVICE Family Service is an that serves a dual It offers families temporary financial and guidance and counsel on marital Thi agency formerly known as Associated Is one ol Rocky Mounts oldest service Nine thousanc has been approved for this qgencys welfare and relief work in Rocky Red Cross Boy Scouts CrippledChildren Dread Disease Society 5 Family Service Frank Meadows program presented the Earlier in the Edson presented Richmond District superintendent of the ACL as a new Parents of the individual Scout winners in the various along with the Scoutmasters of the units were on hand for the The winning their boy representatives and their parents were announced as follows Troop Jimmy son of and Hubbard Troop son of and Sutton Troop Ernest son of and Bridgers Troop Conway son of and Leon Calhoun Troop Tommie son of and Pernell Troop Dusty son of and Moore Troop Cy son of and Frank Wat son Troop George son of and Joe Colbert Troop Eddie son of and Yount Troop John son of and Troop Chuck son of and BrisBois and Troop James Bridges son of and President Frank Spruill presided over the luncheon session held at the Ricks Hotel with some 150 Kiwanians and their guests in The Kiwanians also cast their first ballot yesterday in the an nual election of club Policeman And Firemen Commended For Rescue Home Occupies Fine New Quarters On Southwest Main Francis Frank who has practiced dermatology lere since has moved into lis handsome new offices on Southwest Main Street in the Ricks The new furnished in the very latest in lighting and boasting the most modern occupies some 12 These include two rccep ion Xray examination and con sultation rooms in addition to Homes private Soft background music also has Deen along with acous tical ceilings and indirect Home is a native of Farm ington in Davie He did his undergraduate work and also his medical work at Duke and intern ed at Bowman Gray Medical He had three years serv icein the armed forces and then spent three years taking special instruction in dermatology at the University of Home is married to the for mer Marian Knight of Winston Salem and with their child Barbara and make their home One of Rocky Mounts police along with a pair of local were commended here this afternoon by city officials for their alertness and bravery in con nection with a rescue which oc curred just before one here Officer Ben assist ed by Fire Captain Wells and Fireman res cued Charlie Read from his smok ing and burning residence at 314 Thomas Street early today ami at 1500 Lafayette MFlu struck six regular carrier hoys and their but it didnt Interrupt delivery of the Bonham Da Publisher and members iaff pitched Jn the to iave been lauded by Police Chlel Nichols and Fire Chief According to Chief Nichols Pa trolman Richardson had a complaint call regarding the re sidence of 314 Thomas Street and was seated in a patrolcar outside the house when he noticed the smoke coming from the bed Richardson immediately callec he fire and then prior their made two at empts through thick smoke to ge lead out of the When the firemen reached the th police officer obtained a smoki and went in and brough Read part of the way where he was met and assisted by Well and Read was found lying on th floor of the and wa brought out in an unconscious con Both Richardson and Read were given oxygen from the fire de partment resuscitator and taken to a local Richardson was further examined and sent while Read was admitted for 9Wef Parrish stated that the was confined to the bedroom Where it and actual dam age to the dwelling was not w Special Events For Cub Scouts Hardy district Scout reminded today that to night will be Pack night in locky Mount as every local Cub Scout outfit will be meeting and nviting special guests for their If you have a boy that wants to be in a cub pack this is the night he can join with your Prather declared In a message to The Scout executive further point ed out that nearly every pack meets at tonight with the sole purpose that of attempting to ac luaint parents and boys with the Jubbing program and especially o get them to join up The Cubbing program is for the entire Prather and all of the family is invited o Programs will bo centered around the prospective Cub games including the parents will be played by The Scout leader listed the fol owing institutions sponsoring Cub icout along with the Cub leaders First Methodist Ira tloqre Jack Peterson Edgemont Jack Gur anus West Haven Hugh Surles Jim Mea lows Salvation Rodney Icott First Cecil Barnes Edgemont John Salsburg Clark Street Free man and First Raymond Feel free to attend any of these churches and know that you will be Prather or contact any of the Cub leaders isted for full Survey Slated For Road Work RALEIGH W Extensive sur veys will be made juid learings held before the State Highway Commission selects the North Carolina route for a pro posed new link on the interstate highway A public hearing on the matter ntfs been tentatively set for next 67 in High way Director Babcock nounced The new superhighway would connect Charlotte with and industrial and popula tion centers of the Bab cock said the Bureau of Pub lic Roads has asked the Highway Commission for a formal routing proposal before final approval is given to the Nrth Carolina lej the new interstate system llnl The State Highway Commis sion feels we should analyze care fully several possible locations be fore tying down any said Surveys may require several Officials of and West Virginia had requested that a route from to Dub be the inter state Federal Highway Administrator Bertram Tal Iwiy said it was felt the route should be extended southward to Babcock expressed g of Pie said the extension to Charlotte will do much in connecting heavily industrialized area of Ohio with North and at same a outlet for ;

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