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Wilson Daily Times (Newspaper) - December 4, 1950, Wilson, North Carolina Perform your duty tomorrow vote on the Bond Issue tomorrow if you re a Good citizen of Wilson you upon Ani Ltd to v0e on the Bond election that has been submitted to you by the Board of aldermen of f i too Arensa Are approved it Calls for expenditures of ,-30,000, in itself a sizable item. You May vote in i ti6 you May vote for a it asyl a like but Don to c i be limes warn you make the mistake of voting Loi a new fire station without also voting for the equipment to fill that station. That would be dropping Horn the Sublime to the ridiculous. It would leave the City in a real quandary compelling it to find other funds for the apparatus. The six items run 1. £50,000 for extending and enlarging the Wrater system including the enlarging of the tilter p. -.c. 2. $185,000 for construction and enlarging of storm sewers. 3. $65,000 for new7 fire station. 4. $30,000 for fire fighting equipment. 5. $400,000 for recreational facilities including a Community recreation Center and a coloured swimming Pool. 6. Authority to Levy a tax of not less than three cents nor More than to cents of each $100 of assessed valuation of the taxable property within the town of Wilson for providing conducting and maintaining a supervised recreational system. The times is definitely for the first four. They re necessary if we re to avoid a disaster of real proportions. What the times objects to is that those expenditures merely bring our City up to Date. They make no provisions for the future. As to the fifth and sixth use your own judgment. But for the sixth let it be said that you re not authorizing a tax you re authorizing the City a ability to tax. Heretofore recreational Money has had to come from other sources than and Valorme taxes. W Ilson took its from the Light fund. If you vote the Power to tax any funds the City has can be used for recreational purposes. Of you authorize the ability to tax. It could possibly be abused by incoming administrations. In reaching a decision however be guided by your own judgment. Telephone All departments dial 5151 t he Wilson daily times weather More i Han a newspaper a Community institution fair and c lowest 24 3< 30-35 East. I continued Coli t portion and in fair and continuously published since 1896 a associated press news Telemak pictures Wilson n. C., monday evening december 4, 1950. 12 pages today a a Price five cents Retreat Wilson citizens to vote tuesday on Bond Issue will decide on six questions in $1,230,000 program by a Khvong Morton town officials will know to i Morrow whether they have the Green Light to go ahead with a $1, a 230,000 spending program to improve water Mains and storm sewers construct a fire station Community building and coloured swimming Pool and Purchase fire fighting equipment. For tomorrow is the Day voters go to the polls to cast their opinions of six issues passed on by the Wilson Board of town commissioners. A tax Levy voters in the special Bond election also will be called on to pass or reject authority of the town to Levy a tax or not less than three cents or More than to cents for the supervised recreation program. Polling places already have been set up in the six local wards officials said today. The voting places Are first Ward. Hughes motor company second Ward Wilson Auto sales third Ward court portrait is dedicated Here attention turns hordes of red chinese threaten troops to huge defense a attempting orderly Retreat from City to fresh defense positions near Seoul spending Steps Congress slated to stamp approval for excess profits tax continued on Page eight one is injured in Road mishap a a one person was slightly injured near Here saturday night when the automobile in which he was Riding collided with a Large truck and overturned several times. John k. Woolf a passenger in a car driven by Duane e. Finley of fort Bragg received minor injuries. Finley aged 20, was arrested on a change of careless and reckless driving by c. J. Cole investigating Highway patrolman. The Accident occurred at 8 15 of clock saturday night on Highway 301, three Miles South of Lucama. According to Highway patrol reports the Finley car was travelling North at a High rate of Speed and to the left of the Center line when it struck an approaching trailer truck operated by Robert Lee Connell aged 29, of Newport news a. The automobile bounced off he left rear tire of the truck turned Over a number of times and landed on this wheels in a Field 310 feet from the Point of Impact with the truck. The car a 1947 Model Sedan sustained damages of approximately $800 to the sides top and front. Only the left rear tire of the truck was damaged and neither of the Drivers was injured or Cole reported. The portrait above of the late colonel John f. Bruton of Wilson today was dedicated in special ceremonies in Wilson county Superior court. The portrait will hang in the courtroom of the court House. Judge w. H. S. Burgwyn accepted the portrait for Wilson county from members of the family this morning in court Here. Times photo by Jim Fulghum. Portrait of colonel John Bruton presented county in court today the portrait of colonel John f. Bruton distinguished lawyer. Educator banker civic Leader and Churchman was presented by the family at the opening of court held Here this morning. Fred l. Carr president of the Wilson county bar association presented w. A. Lucas prominent local attorney who delivered the memorial adj dress. Superior court judge w. H. S. Burgwyn judge presiding,1 accepted the gift on behalf of ithe county. Or. Lucas in his opening re Marks spoke of his personal association with colonel Bruton that covered a Span of 40 years and the encouragement and interest he manifested in his be half when he came to Wilson to practice Law. In his biographical sketch of colonel Brutin or. Lucas emphasized a that although the occasion was a memorial to colonel Bruton As a lawyer his career extended far beyond the limits of that profession and his great Ness is to be found in the sum total of the varied activities and achievements of an unusually full colonel Bruton was born on May 29, 1861 and therefore the first part of his manhood was spent during the South a heroic j struggle to re establish order out of the Cha s that followed the War Between the states. A n d colonel Bruton made his full contribution to t h e restoration by William f. Arbogast Washington a up a separate Bills to put an estimated $3,400,000,000 into the Federal Treasury and take $17,850,000,-000 out of it hold the attention of a crisis conscious Congress this week. Born of the War in Korea the huge defense spending Bill Andi a smaller new tax measure portend still heavier taxes for everybody. The $3,400,000,000 excess profits tax measure comes before the House today for two Days of debate and passage expected tomorrow or wednesday. It is the second step in a Sharp upward revision of the Federal tax Structure made necessary by heavy outlays for National first step the first step was taken by Congress last september when it increased income taxes. It May boost them again next year and also slap on some excise or sales taxes and inc crease corporation levies. The current House Bill would impose a tax of 75 per cent on excess business profits. Excess profits Are defined a s those More than 85 per cent above the average of the Best three years a taxpayer had from 1946 through in he the first 85 per cent would life taxed at the present rates o f corporate income tax a maximum of 45 per cent. Republicans done to like the new Bill. Their opposition was responsible in part for trimming Down the $4,,, measure requested by the administration. Yule festival is slated Here Christmas season will open Here a wednesday night _ by Jim Fulghum times City editor Santa Claus is coming to town wednesday night. Old Saint Nick will be Here to help Wilson county citizens celebrate the opening of1 the christinas season in Wilson. And along with Santa will come j some of the county a prettiest girls one of which will reign As Queen Over the entire festival it which has been planned Here by the retail merchants division of the Wilson chamber of Commerce. I Santa and the Queen. A miss Merrie Christmas of 1950,�?� will Lead a giant Christmas Parade Here wednesday night at 8 j o clock. The Queen will be chosen wednesday morning at to of clock at the Wilson theater. The Public is cordially invited to attend the contest at the Threater free. Tin first 800 persons who get to to theater will be admitted and then the doors will be closed. Those attending the event will be Given ballots and they will choose the Queen by their vote. Also scheduled during the Queens contest will be a musical show presented by Wilson Mer Bishop to preside Over sessions of Catholic laymen Here sunday a meeting of the Board of directors of the North Carolina Catholic laymen s association has been called for sunday december to at 2 of clock. The meet ii g will take place in St. Therese a rectory Wilson with his excellency the most reverend Vincent s. Waters d. D. Bishop of the Catholic diocese of Raleigh presiding. The North Carolina Catholic laymen a association was founded by Bishop Waters in Early 1946 to create a better understanding Between catholics and non catholics in North Carolina and today the association has units in Many of the cities of the state. James w. Flynn of Asheville is state president mrs. Eulalia Marks of Rocky mount is state _ vice president and John b. Mur till Unn. In. R Phy of Hendersonville is state in shop 1msecretary treasurer. Other members of the Board state leaders of other cat Hoof directors and District leaders lie organizations will be rep of the state wide association for resented including Paul Nobert the Catholic laymen of North Carolina Are expected to attend. Continued on Page eight reds appear to have committed 4 million men in korean fight by tic associated press Tok Erickson at eighth army Headquarters Rem it red lieutenant general Walton h. Walker a directing an apparently skillful Escann of the Allied forces. Continued on Page eight six men escape diplomats await Man b suicide in daring break outcome of talk victim in Wayne continued on Page eight vehicles collide on local Street continued on Page eight bids withdrawn for med school three Are captured leaders Hope China after rum runner is will negotiate for shot by Accident peaceful solution continued on Page eight vehicle is stolen saturday night an automobile belonging to Willis Hackney of 306 North Goldsboro Street was reported to have been stolen Here saturday night. The automobile a 1946 Model Sedan was reported missing from in front of 305 North Goldsboro Street at 7 45 of clock saturday night. Wilson police were still investigating this morning. Tempo increases Here saturday at five Mobile a Ray vehicles by Russell Clay Rush business at the county a re Mobile a Ray units saturday ought the current drive against Bercu Losis to almost the half by Point in its goal of 35,000 sons. A total of 1,128 persons parti rated in the county a mass a rav Ive saturday pushing the total ice november 17 to 12,827. Thervey Hopes to a rav 35,000 adult silents by tile end of the drive a a Ember 23. The courthouse unit was the siesta of the five saturday with 6 a rays taken. Next came the ones Street unit with 293. Oth unit totals were Nash and under streets. 169 Blance Bridier store. 115 and Rock Ridge. In5. Saturday followed the worst y since the drive began. A rec Ord Low of 9 85 persons took part in the drive Friday prompting or. H. W. Stevens City and county health officer to Issue an Appeal for cooperation in the drive. All citizens Are asked to take advantage of the free a Ray service. An a Ray can be taken every one and one half minutes and the clothing does not have to be removed. It has been proven that an a Ray can save a person $10 a i minute since treatment of the disease often costs dearly. The drive is being sponsored by ithe Wilson county tuberculosis association in cooperation with the state Board of health and the i local health department. Coloured citizens Are conducting a House to House canvass while the White residential Section is being combed by members of the various civic and service clubs. A Ray Survey 22,000 20,000 18,000 16,000 14.000 12.000 10,000 8,000 8,000 4.000 2.000 a considerable damage resulted from the collision of two Auto mobiles at Nash and Douglas streets sunday morning. One of the Drivers was arrested. Thomas Newby 28-year-old coloured Man of route 2, Bailey was charged with reckless driving when his car collided Headon with an automobile driven by Charles l. Turnage Goldsboro Mechanic. Damage to the Newby car amounted to $300, while approximately $100 in damages was done to the Turnage vehicle sergeant c. Wheeler Wilson policeman reported. Neither Man was injured. Chapel Hill a Upit the has withdrawn bids for a $200,-000 Wing for its medical school because they exceeded the appropriation. However it May seek other ways to build the addition. Collier Cobb jr., chairman of the University building committee made the announcement saturday. He added that the committee probably would ask the new state legislature n e a x t month to pass an enabling act allowing use of funds saved from other projects. Cobb also said the University is going ahead with two other building projects. Bids will be advertised Jan 15 for a $900,-000 addition to Venable Hall the chemistry building. And bids probably will be sought within 60 Days for the new dental school. Grange is praised for Weed stand Yadkinville a win by Stanley Johnson by Belfast died Ston Sale rum runner was shot new i Ork a i pm faced saturday Moi nil by Accident three escaped con Quot a constantly ,j�?11 j vices were captured and three 111 i111ai> situation in Korea. I nit Avne r0unty co More fled in the rain and dark Elt nations diplomats unit i anti j j j health As the Ousby today to learn the results Ness. J i that was the picture Early of a be ret conference Between i i he deceased today As officers from six India s sir Senegal n ran and Mason of Wayne counties converged near Here communist chivas Vuu Hsiu was tied for a bread scale manhunt Juchuan set off when six convicts Cut tile two met for several hours held at 11 o their Way through the Bartkin last night in what is Senegal ing with the Fie county prison Camp roof. Said was an attempt to find i the wounded Man gave his peaceful solution to the Nisi name As Worth Cummings 36, t aused by red chinese intervene of Mickey Mill Road Winston lion in Korea. J or. A. Assembly is alerted Iona Aye continued on Page eight the conference Between the Tosena Aye asian diplomats came As the i nit-ih., Jake a led states alerted the u. N. Gen All of Ere eral Assembly to be ready for a i b. B. In Ilion in the chinese problem. J mrs. A. J i american government officials j Boro. Or level Conter Leigh. Mrs land mrs. I continued on Page eight St g. Aycock 4 6-year-old to machine shop opera i in Wayne memorial hos sturday of what the county Oronce described As self inflicted gunshot wounds. Or. Aycock. Who lived in near i Gold Tor pita re in on t rating. Inn ref t 11 50 of clock two hours Meir through a. Seymour. A it Ner. Suggested reason for the As a York rite Lodge 112. And it ring with mail Terai services lock this morn a. E. Howard t minister of slowed in fre it the weather report observer Joe Overman or. Temperature highest yesterday----------76 lowest last night___________4 7 average for the 24 hrs------6 2 excess for the 2 4 hrs-------16 held a series of to Ruth Dees Burmond he up. Mrs. R frs erg w. A cd. Lr., so m flt Desboro of a re not of fre James b. Hunt Grange official in Wilson county praised the members of the Gardners Grange last week for their stand on a proposed acreage increase for tobacco. Or Hunt spoke at the meeting of the Gardners unit last Friday night. He said a it h Al stand taken by the Grange and farm Bureau had the right influence in keeping the increase in tobacco acreage for 14 51 from i being any larger than nine per this nine percent in crease he said was consider ably smaller than the 20 per cent urged by some of the Pur chasing companies. A the Grange a concluded or Hunt a a has never advocated a program of Scarcity to keep farm prices up but merely believes that the Supply and demand should be kept in bal the remainder of toe offices for 1951 was elected during the meeting. They were George Webb overseer Jimmy Varnell Steward Tom Webb gatekeeper j. Henry Short assistant Steward mrs. Jimmy Varnell lady assistant Steward Horace Thorne chaplain mrs. George Webb Flora mrs. Luther Webb Ceres mrs. Paul Varnell Pomona and mrs. Arthur Ray Walston a member of the executive committee. Six members were Given the obligation during the meeting. They were Tom Webb. Mis Luther Webb. Or. And mrs. George Webb and or. And mrs. Paul Varnell. Six persons were approved for membership. They were or. And mrs. Grover Baker or. And mrs. Pete Green and or. And mrs. Jesse Luper. The Grange unit pledged to support the petition recently approved a by the Wilson county commissioners for the state construction and maintenance of a Road leading to the Section in which Jimmy Varnell lives. Precipitation in inches for 24 hrs ending 8 a. In. 0.71 total Lor month to Date----0.71 excess for the month 0.34 barometer 7 30 p. In. 29.72-7 30 a. In. 29.33 conference Between leaders held Day earlier after Attlee arrives Sunrise Sunset ______7 03 a. In. ______4 57 p. In. Times to operate elections Bureau the Wilson daily times will operate its elections Bureau Here tuesday night to tabulate returns in the Large Bond election which will be held tuesday in the town of Wilson. Citizens who wish to know the voting totals on the six issues May Telephone the elections Bureau Here tuesday night after 7 o clock at 5151. By John m. Hightower Washington �?1/pl�? British prime minister Attlee came Here today to talk Over the world crisis with president Truman and their first conference was promptly set for this afternoon a a Day earlier than originally planned. The White House announced that the two governments Heads m e the with their staffs of advisers i would begin their talks at 4 p. M. Est. The schedule when Attlee left Britain had called for a meeting tomorrow noon. The earlier meeting gave an increased air of urgency to the talks which Attlee described As aimed a to align our policies in the new and troubled situation in the world and to find the Means upholding Whit w e know to be i but presidential Secretary Charles Ross said the first conference was moved up from tuesday simply because it was found that the earlier meeting i would be agreeable to every i body. He said he did not know whether the suggestion from Attlee. The Cabinet room a1 White House was chosen for the conference because it can accommodate a Large group. Attlee has 16 advisers with him. _ at flee a big foul engined int i Ltd Airliner a Ca Fhay retired in on the National Airport apron where president Truman so retard it Fate acheron. Defense Secco re Marshall and other official or continued on Page eight

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