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1 by h. a. stallings • LELAND, Nov. 21 — As one I travels around Southeastern • North Carolina he must inbibe a feeling of gratification at the ability of communities to get ' united in support of some need [ ed development. At Ogden you • find a unity for widening the ' highway from Ogden to Middle I Sound. At Maple Hill you find • a unity for paving the Burgaw ' Jacksonville road. At Ash you • find a unity for restraining 'the Waccamawi river within its . banks. At Whiteville you find a unity for completing the stock subscriptions for a new $233,000 hotel. Being familiar with these fine, commendable examples of com . m unity unity we were not sur • prised today to encounter a sim ] ilar unity at Leland. Here is a • unity for two paving projects. • One is the paving of the road ! from Woodburn to Malmo which - serves 257 people. The other is ‘ the paving of the Luke road for 1.3 miles, which stretch serves 17 families. For the most part i these two highways are impass • able. Because of their condition ; they are no longer used as ’ K.F.D. routes and the families • must go some distance to get [ their mail. If any work is done - on the highways it must be done " by the people themselves. It is • extremely difficult for a doctor • to get to the homes. It is diffi ; cult for the families to get to town, to grocery stores, and to •where living necessities may be • obtained. The Leland Lions Club is sponsoring these two highway • paving projects. The chairman • of the highway committee is R. IL. Raybon. Four trips have been made to Southport and two trips to Fayetteville in the effort 1 to get these highways on the - State system and to get the " recommendation of the county commissioners to that end. The -Woodburn road has been survey ed by the State. Back of the ef - fort to get the paving of these two highways is the unanimous .support of the people living on them, of the people of Leland and of the members of the Le land Lions Chib. The Leland Lions Club main tains a $500 revolving scholar -ship fund. The present holder of the scholarship is Houston Wil liams. who graduated from the Leland High School last year. The club is raising a fund for ffie construction of a clubhouse gnd has already purchased two ttfft as a site. It is sponsoring an fiftjbpendent. amateur basket feSfl team, with Harold Geddv as ffi^P-district commissioner, that vtake pa"t in the district tournament and if a winner will into the state tournament. ¥W®H?lub has an amateur show taking to several places Rbpiifg to raise money thereby clubhouse. The president of the,club is A. H. Gainev. enaoilcfi ___ sofnreftent around to the Leland Ifigh Shhool and met the princi pal. ©^Holland Manning. The Mil# has an enrollment of 382 ltftim# teachers. It has eight girls aTld four boys in the Senior Class,, all over the compulsory SfT^lmd in school because they .fiffi tS continue their education. ©P? 81 the boys in the Senior Class. Johnnie Wooten, served twja^iffars in the Navy but is ■saC3f bis benefits under the G. I. TmlT of Rights for college train Tt< — Recently the Leland district Fl EL OIL Grades 1-2-3 Dripless Trucks Clean Deliveries Burner Installations ' Burner Service PHONE 7774 Nights—Holidays 5343 Hughes Bros. Fuel Co. Distributors Esso Fuel Oils Esso Gasoline Esso Motor Oils Automatic Electric Iron Light * weight iron with ^^^atic controls, for all '"AWfaeal Gift At • ou . JJROS. ! UkRKET ST. DIAL 9655 voted a supplementary school tax by a vote of 152 to 15. This supplement will amount to be tween $5,000 and $7,000 a year and will be used to install a commercial department, a home econimics department and a part-time music department. There is now under construction a new dining room or cafeteria, a building entirely separate from the main building. Five hundred dollars is now being spent on repairs to the gymna sium. Mr. Manning coaches the bovs basketball team and Miss Edith' Obel the girls. So far games are scheduled f6r the season with Waccamaw, Shal lotte. Bolivia, Southport, the school also will have a baseball team. The latest undertaking is a school newspaper to be publish ed twice a month with Doris Field as the editor in chief. Glo rius Jacobs is the assistant edi tor and conductor of the column on features. Clara Mae Williams and Gloria Potter will edit the “Do You Know” column. John nie Burris and Peggy Lewis will handle sports and Johnnie also will edit the arts department. The school has an active Parent Teacher Association with Mrs. Odell Evens president. BRUNSWiCKNEGRO TO BE TRIED AGAIN _ I ‘Scooper’ To Face Jury For Second Time On Murder Charge Solicitor Clifton Moore, of Bur gaw, said last night he plans to try Leon (Scooper) Gause, Bruns wick county Negro, for murder, in the fatal shotgun slaying of H. J. Williamson, Gause Landing! white man, on Saturday night,; Febuary 23, 1946. Scooper was convicted of first degree murder in the New Han over Superior court June Crim inal term, 1946, and Judge R. Hunt Parker signed the judge ment ordering that Scooper be put to death Friday, August 16. Attorney Joseph J. Ruark of the Lumberton legal firm of Vavser, Me Intyre, and Henry, successfully appealed the verdict to the State Supreme court which in the fall term of 1946 found error in the proceeding of Scooper's trial and ordered a new trial. On Feb. 1, 1947, Judge John J. Burney ordered Gause to be sent to the State hospital for the in sane at Goldsboro for an exam ination and observation of his mental condition. The state had contended at the trial that Gause was sane, and the defense had pleaded insanity, one doctor for the defense testifying that in his opinion Scooper Was an imbecile. Gause was released from the mental institution at Goldsboro and returned to the custody of Sheriff Porter Davis on Novem ber 11. Solicitor Moore said the superintended1, of the hospital concluded after observing Gause that the Negro had the mentality of an eight year old child, but that he knew right from wrong. ‘‘So we are going to try him at the January term of criminal court,” Moore stated. On the afternoon of the day of the fatal shooting before sun down, Scooper Gause and Luther uause mo relation to scooper; passed by on the road seven yards from the steps of William son’s house. Williamson upbraid ed Scooper for cursing and an altercation ensued, according to testimony at Snooper’s trial. Williamson, a 235-pound husky and a robust man, knocked Scooper down and Scooper came up with a knife. Testimony at the trial revealed that then Williamson seized the shot gun he had just laid on his front porch alter hunting rab bits and fired twice behind Scooper, wounding him in both hands Scooper was reported to have gone off to a neighboring house and unsuccessfully tried to req uisition a gun. A confession al leged to have been made by Scooper was introduced in the trial by the state. According to the confession Scooper admitted he obtained a 12 gauge shot gun and returned to Williamson’s home after dark. “ I looked through the window and saw Mr. Williamson sitting in the room,” Scooper’s confess ion is alleged to have said. “I knew it was him and aimed at him along about the shoulder and shot him.” The appeal from the verdict charged Judge Parker erred when he instructed the jury the only verdict they could return was “guilty of first degree murder as charged in the bill of indict ment, or not guilty.” The supreme court held the jury should have been charged that if they so found the facts, they might bring in a verdict of guilty of second degree murder. The difference of opinion was on what constituted “lying in wait,” which if found to be a fact would have made the act first degree murder. Judge Parker charged the jury that there was no evidence in the case to sup port a verdict of second degree murder or manslaughter. | HOSTILE ACTION j (Continued From Page One) trolled 51 per cent of the stock in the company. During the sec ond 25 years the stock would have been divided 50-50. Iran always maintained that the concession was granted only under pressure, during the UN crisis which was hinged on the presence of Rusian troops in Northern Iran. Government and j parliament alike in Tehran had stalled off all Russian attempts | to get the pact ratified. i . --—— Dial 2-1133 For Newspaper Service BAMBONE'S MEDITATIOBS By AJUy * r-- • DEVS TOO MANT FOLKS <S»TS A NEW SUIT O' CLO'ES TO IM-PRESS Folks, win whut dlt RAEUT NEEDS A NEW SET O' MANNUHStl! i in_ _j by Th* B*U B*n - dirat*. Ini' t Tr*d* N*rk STCS* *-&* B« v. » l>>. om.r, I/-77-V7 MARSHALL NOW (Continued From Page One) any details of the Ger man treaty. But, he repeated the statement he had made in Washington that he refused to be pessimistic about an “opera tion” wiien he was engaged in it. After reporting favorable Congressional progress on the Marshall plan, he said that he looked forward to seeing “my old friends of the wartime peri od.” Obituaries GLORIA GEAN HEWETT Gloria Gean Hewett, 3-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Hewett of 82 Maple street, Spof ford Mills, died Thursday morn ing at 11:30 o’clock at James Walker Memorial hospital after a short illness. Surviving beside ner parents are one brother, James B. Hewett of this city; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Hewett of Shal lotte, and Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Crocker of this city. Funeral services will be held to day at 2 p.m. from the residence with the Rev. C. C. Myers of ficiating. Internment will follow in the Spofford Cemetery. CHARLES H. DAVIS FAYETTEVILLE. Nov. 21 — Funeral services for Charles H. Davis, 74, who died at his home, in Bladen county at 5:45 a.m. today, will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock from the Bladen Union church with the Reverends C. R. Hester and J. M. Gibbs, officiating. Inter ment will follow in the church cemetery. Mr. Davis is survived by his wife, Mrs. Carie Smith Willis of Fayetteville; one son, Charley P. Davis of Fayetteville; one step-son, J. L. Willis of St. Pauls; three daughters, Mrs J. D. Jackson of St. Pauls, Mrs. J. W. Duncan and Mrs. Jack Wampler, both of Detroit, Mich.; one brother, W. N. Davis of Favetteville. MRS. IDA BRADSHAW ROGERS CLINTON, Nov. 21 — Fu neral services for Mrs. Ida Bradshaw Rogers, 67. wno died at the home of her sister, Mrs. Jeannie Malpass of Garland, Thursday afternoon, will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Center Baptist church at Clear Run. Interment will follow in the church ceme tery. Also surviving are her sister, Mrs. Margaret L. Sykes of Tur key; two brothers, A. S. Brad shaw of Rocky Mount, and A. C. Bradshaw of Faison. MRS. BERNICE O. EINSTEIN Mrs. Bernice O. Einstein, widow of the late Adolph Ein stein,, who was a member of the firm of Einstein brothers of Wil mington, died Friday afternoon in Baltimore, Md., after alength ty illness. Surviving besides her daugh ter, Mrs. Charles A. Schwerin of East Orange, N. J., are four sisters, Mrs. Leon Spiegel of Miami, Fla., Mrs. Albert Rosen band of Newark, N. J., Mrs. Mil ton Baer of Washington, D. C. an Mrs. I. W. Solomon of Wilming ton, and one granddaughter Barbara Schwerin, of East Orange, N. J., The family has re quested that flowers please be omitted. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Andrews Mortuary. PRENTISS G. BRITT LUMBERTON, Nov. 21—Pren tiss G. Britt, 22, fireman first class, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin P. Britt of Lumberton, Route 5, who was killed in action on February 22, 1942, will be buried in the National cemetery in Raleigh following military rites at 1:30 p. m. on Tuesday, Nov. 25. The body of Britt, who was the first World War II casualty from Lumberton, and the second from Robeson county, arrived in the states on Oct. 26, on the USS Joseph V. Connally. He had been In the Navy for 30 months, chiefly on sea duty at the time of his death. Surviv ing, besides his parents, are two brothers, Varser L., and Horace Britt of the home; two sisters, Mrs. Durham Ivey of St. Pauls and Doris Britt of the home, and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Willoughby, of Route 5. MRS. MINNIE N. SOUTHALL j WARSAW Nov. 21. — Mrs Minnie N‘ Southall, 81, died at1 The Weather Weather bureau report of temperature and, rainfall for the 24 hours ending 8 p. m., in the principal cotton growing areas and elsewhere: i Station High Low Precip. WILMINGTON _ 55 41 — Alpena _ 42 27 — Asheville_ 49 37 _ Atlanta _ 50 44 _ Atlantic City _ 47 31 _ Birmingham_ 59 49 — Boston _ 42 29 _ Buffalo _ 43 30 _ Burlington _ 34 30 — Charlotte- 47 35 — Chattanooga_ 56 42 — Chicago - 48 35 — Cincinnati _ 06 :t6 — Cleveland _ __ 49 29 — Dallas - 56 49 0.40 Denver _ 21 45 _ Detroit _ 47 30 — Duluth - 36 32 0.66 £1 Paso _ 62 37 _ Fort Worth- 56 50 0.16 Galveston - 69 62 0.10 Houston -1_ 64 58 0.05 Jacksonville _ 62 52 0 01 Kansas City - 48 44 0.10 Key West - 85 76 — Knoxville _:_ 57 40 _ Los Angeles _ 63 46 — Memphis _ 59 48 — Meridian - 61 50 0.07 Miami _ 80 72 _ Minn. St. Paul_ 40 34 0.37 Mobile - 59 49 0.95 Montgomery - 55 51 0.05 New York_ 48 35 — Norfolk _ 49 42 _ Philadelphia _ 48 30 — Pittsburgh _ 50 28 _ Portland, Me._ 40 28 _ Raleigh - 52 35 — ! Richmond __51 _ _ i St. Louis _ 52 43 i Savannah __ 33 48 _ Seattle _ 45 33 _ Tampa - 76 02 — Vicksburg - 65 50 „. Washington _ 51 33 _ LEADERS TO TRY (Continued From Page One) be sustained to prevent a sur plus from forcing .down the in come of American tobacco far mers. Spokesmen for the tobacco growers, dealers and warehouse men presented to tobacco-state Senators . and Representatives today a three-point program to increase tobacco shipments from a pre-war average of 340,000,000 pounds annually to about 365, 000,000. The three points. 1. Include tobacco in the pro ducts to be sent the eixteen Eu ropean countries in the Mars hall plan. 2 Increase exports through Ex port Imports Bank loans. 3. Ship fifty million pounds of government purchased to bacco for reviving German cig arette factories. ROYALL TO D (Continued From Page One) Winston-Salem is assistant secre tary of the Army. He is outrank ed, though, by undersecretary William Draper, a former gen eral. Other prospects for the Forres tal post are John L. Sullivan, who succeeded him as secretary of the Navy when the merger became effective; and Stuart Symington, secretary of the Air Force. ; Mentioned as a successor to , Royall, in case of his resigna- t tion or promotion is l..s special assistant, Edwin W. Pauley. President Truman named Pauley drew the nomination at Fauley’s as undersecretary of the Navy nearly two years ago but with reqiaest, when the Senate ap peared unlikely to confirm it. Forrestal, Royall, and virtually every other big-wig, civilian and brass, in the armed forces at tended a good-will meeting with the top men in Congress and members of both the Senate and House Military Affairs commit tees, late yesterday at the Penta gon. the home of her daughter, Mrs. j L. M. Sanderson, at Magnolia ; this afternoon at 5 o’clock. She was the daughter of the | late Henry E. Newberry and Eleanor Newberry of Magnolia, and the wife of the Tate J. L. Southall. Surviving are three daughters —Mrs. L. M. Sanderson; Mrs. J. H. Horne, of Goldsboro; and Mrs. Eleanor S. Rogers, of Con way, S. C.; 12 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are in complete and will be announced later. , TAMILY j Tavorite THIS FINEST of beers is always a happy choice with the finest of foods. Every bottle—every can—is always flavor blended of never less than 33 fine brews. As distributors, we join I with millions of families in saying “It’s blended! It’s splen did! Pabst Blue Ribbon!” State Distributing Co., Ine. 420 Marlin Dial 7810 j Dis.rilti.iors. of Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer ACL PERSONNEL TO GET AWARDS A. H. Williams, master me chanic at the local shops of the Atlantic Coast Line railroad, is in the process of giving awards to 14 members of the company’s shop personnel for 25 years’ constant service, it was dis closed by the company yester day. Those receiving awards are as follows: J. B. Mallison, wreckmaster; E. L. Royal, car inspector; M. D. Venters, gang foreman; Dan Willetts, sheet metal worker; G. H. Zebelin, machinist; E. J. Aldrich, carman; M. V. Huf ham, carman; R. L. Kelly, carman; C. A. Robeson, car man; H. L. Smith, carman; P. Townsend, coal chute gang leadei; H. E. Bellamy, machinist helper; James Holmes, engine box packer; Sam Rob inson, sheet metal worker helper. secretarTsees (Continued From Page One) gins on commodity markets ran into immediate opposition. Sena tor Taft (R-Ohio), chairman of the joint committee, said he does not like the idea of 100 per cent margins, which would amount to strict cash trading. The cabinet officer said he is willnig to make a statement that no margin over 50 per cent would be imposed unless “extreme con ditions” existed. LUMBERTON tionunurn prom rage une; tornevs for the TWUA; and local President John Tate. Phillips’ letter declared that the co-op is a victim of a vio lation of Section 75-1 of the North Carolina statutes, and pointed out that section 75-9 pro vides that the attorney-general investigate such violations. MOTORBIKE VICTIM GOES TO HOSPITAL Hezikah Rogers, Negro, 1116 South Nnth street, was admit ted to Community hospital last night, the victim of a hit-and-run motorbike operator, police report ed. Rogers sustained a fractured collar bone and dislocated shoulder when knocked down by the bike at the intersection of Dawson and Ninth streets, in vestigating officers W. C. Jordan reported. Rogers said that he was walking west on Dawson street and that the motorbike was head ed in the opposite direction at the time he was struck. COLLEGE PLAYERS GIVE ONE-ACTER Mayor White Gives Ex changes Resume Of Chest History The Wilcol stagers presented “Sham,” a one act satire by Frank G. Tompkins, to the members of the Exchange club at their meeting yesterday in the Friendly cafeteria. Mayor E. L. White gave a re sume of the Community Chest history and appealed to the club members to “get behind the Community Chest and see that the budget is raised this year and avoid going back to 12 separate drives.” A total of $83,736.11, or 70 per' cent, of the campaign to solicit $119,996.00 was reported yester day by Chest officials, with $36, 259.89 remaining to be collected before the campain is termed successful. The campaign this year is running $5,000 ahead of last years results at this time, not including the $35,000 contributed by the North Carolina Shipbuild ing company which has closed down, Charles M. Harring ton, general campaign chairman said. SHARPEFUNERAL RITES TO BE SET Greensboro Physician Was State Medical Society President GREENSBORO, Nov. 21—f^)— Funeral services for Dr. Frank A. Sharpe, 58, president of the North Carolina Medical Society and well known local obstetri cian, who died at his Summer field home, Owl’s Roost, Thurs day night, were incomplete to night. The body was found in bed this morning. Dr. W. W. Harvey, county coroner, attributed death to coronary occlusion. A native of Guilford county, Dr. Sharpe attended Davidson College, and the University of Virginia. He was on the staff of the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., before beginning his local practice in 1921. He was with the Army Medical Corps in World War I. Surviving are his widow, the former Martha Burns; two daugh ters, Mrs. A. H. Griffin of Upper Montclair, N. J., and Mrs. Daniel Topping of Greensboro; a son, Frank Sharpe, Jr„ of Greens boro; one brother, W. L. Sharpe I of Greensboro, and three grand-1 children. GRID TALK HUMS AT CHARLESTON CHARLESTON, Nov. 21 _'Jf) —Charleston was humming with football talk tonight as it awaited the football battle be tween The Citadel Bulldogs and Davidson College tomorrow aft ernoon at 2:30 o’clock at John son Hagood stadium. Old grads from several states and many cities were coming into town for the annual Home coming Day celebration. The former Cadets are hoping the 1947 Citadel football team will be able to deliver a victnrv over coach Bill Storv’s Wildcats. Many pickers give Citadel a one or two touchdown margin as they try to figure the strength of the two elevens, both ’-mown for their fighting spir;t down through the vears. HUNGARIAN PROPSES UNIVERSAL HISTORY BUDAPEST, Hungary (U.R> _ A proposal to compile in one or two volumes the story of every nation of the world as told by its own representative has been made by Endre Hevesi, editor of the weekly foreign policy organ, Uj Magyarorszag. He thinks such a book would further international understanding. Every nation would tell in not more than five to six pages and as many photographs what is its way of life, its ideals, its ac complishment and the role it is willing to play in world co-op eration. The writers and photo graphers would be chosen in every country in a nation-wide contest handled by one of i t s outstanding newspapers. 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