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The Gastonia (N. C) Gazette Monday, June 21, 1948. to at the to the and take ON SECOND THOUGHT— PRISCILLA-S POP BY AL VERMEER //o tnare afffrawrtf, /Jo mare bao/rs, more teacher's/ dirty /oo/fsi'/fixation/ We love vacation! Just- think, Jenny Lu! Nothing to do but pity Mould you to hflp Mother with the breakfast dishes? long M// t* till school MENTAL MARVEL BY FRED HARM AN T&U BET I AfSf E'RE PUWrt' fHE REST Of TrtlciSS .WE.' ANP WE'RE KSOT fcE RI5KS ' YOU &ee,1tO,1HE IIN-HOW CfiOOKS AROUND HERE NEVER BECAUSE fH£r W5ADEP WITH ,' 1 DOti'T I'rt THE BRAINS Woman Is Severely Slashed In Family Quarrel On Sunday Five persons were arrested and one woman was seriously Injured in a family brawl that took place in THREEKILLED IN EXPLOSION KF.NVII/, N. J., June 21— (IP}— A scries of deafening explosions an open field about two mites from i ripped throuih a section of Ihe Bessemer City on the Cherryville hu « e H " cul " Po " der Co ' p!ant highway late Sunday afternoon, Bessemer officers report. Members of the family who were Involved In the fracas live in Bessemer Bessemer City. Mrs. Evelyn Robinsoi) Piggs sustained sustained knife wounds In the leg during during the melee, officers said. Mrs. Piggs was removed to Gaston Memorial Hospital for treatment. NINE VIOLENT DEATHS IN N. C, Shootings, Brownings And Auto Accidents Mark Saturday Saturday And Sunday. By The Associated Press Weekend violence in the form of shootings, drowning! »nd auto accidents accidents took at least nine lives in North Carolina. Tommie Limerick, 27, walked Into the Gaslon county jail and surrendered to face murder Jr. Markets WALL STREET NEW YORK. June. slow in He a as charges in the death of Policeman Policeman Lloyd M. Parton of Bessemer City. Police Chief Bill Hoyle said Parton, the father of eight children, children, dropped with six rifle slugs In his body after an argument when he sought to arrest Limerick on a drunken driving charge. A 38-year-old Durham mechanic, . . . decline In the stock market gained momentum late today and leading issues declined fractions to arountt two points. Activity picked up \ trifle a» quotations quotations fell back, with volume for the day In the neighborhood of 1,800,000 I shares. 1 Rlchileld Oil ran up a spectacular 9 1/2-polnt gain before receding. Other favored oils Included Sinclair, Shamrock Shamrock Oil. Maracalbo. and Panhandle producing. Rails old pretty well lor a K'hllc but weakened toward the close. Central Railroad of N. J.. plunged around nine points at one time. Transcontinental Transcontinental &t Western slid more than two points and Pepsi-Cola was off more than a point at a new low for the year. scon, JOHNSON VOTE SATURDAY North Carolina To-N 7 ominate Governor; Albright Men On Both Sides. thejcorum C. Neal, signed a statement he shot his wife to death. Two of out The and almost treat! shock. remains hit after .scene. NEW YORK COTTON NEW ORLEANS COTTON BUTTER AND EGGS secre- Uieir five children told police their mother, Mrs. Gladys Nea!, 35, and their dad argued about sewing but- Lons on a shirt. Richard Hilton, 12. of Trinity, drowned in a mill pond near High Point,. Dilmore Edwards. 65, lost his Vile when a mule became frightened by a truck, bolted, and threw Edwards but of his log cart. He fell under the cart. The accident happened near Edwards' home at Bladenboro. Dewe.v Kell'is, 45, a sawmill worker worker of Hampstead, Pender county, died in a Wilmington hospital after a pickup truck he was driving crashed into trees and overturned. Rowland M. Norman, 44, of High Point, died after talcing an overdose of medicine at his home. Luther Jerome Crotts, 54. veteran CHICAGO. June 21-Wi—Butter un- 'Htled; receipts (two d»y») 831,268. Eggs «teady: receipts (two days) 54,197. 54,197. HOG MARKET RALEIGH. June 21.— iff,— (NCDA) — Hog prices stronger. Top* of $26:25 a Clinton. Warsaw and Lumberton; $2 at Klnston. Rocltv Mount, Greenville New Bern, Smlthfteld. Mt. Olive. Wll son, Goldgboro. Washington. Jacksonville, Jacksonville, rayettevllle, Florence, S. C., «n« Richmond. V«. Chicago | Southern Railway switchman, was today North Inin appear dele- past of rushed to death between a box car and a platform in Durham. John G. Merritt, 68, Raleigh barber, barber, died in a hospital Saturday of injuries received two weeks before when he was hit by an automobile. Joe AleNander Lane, 31. was killed when his convertible crashed Into a tree near his home In Morganton. POULTRY & EGGS BALEIGH. June 21.—«>/—(NCDA)— Tryers and broilers weaker it 37; eggs firm and steady. Grade A large 50. CHICAGO GRAIN RALEIGH, June 21.— {/P>— North Carolina'! second gubernatorial run-off primary In 12 years will give Democrats at nominee Saturday. Saturday. In Ihe contest are Slate Treasurer Treasurer Charles M. Johnson, No. 1 in a six-man race last May 29, »nd W. Kerr Scott, who resi(tned as commissioner ot agriculture to try for the nomination. Johnson gained an 8,848 vote lead —though not a majority—in the first primary. Scott exercised his option for a run-off, first In a Democratic gubernatorial race since 1936. In that year's first primary, Clyde R. Hoey topped a four-man field with a lead of 4,468 vot«s and went on to the governor's.chair after the November election. Unlike in 1936, when Hoey had the support of third-place A. H. Gra. ham in the second primary, neithe: of this year's rim-oft contestant gained the backing of the No. runner, R. Mayne Albright. Alter three days of overtures from supporters of both Johnson an Scott, Albright announced hewoul take no part In the second prlmar beyond voting. The No. 4 man, Oscar Barker o Durham, threw his support I Johnson. The other candidates. Wi liam P. Stanley Sr.. of Kinston an Olla Ray Boyd of Plnetown, sal they would remain neutral. Both the Scott and Johnson camp have picked up workers from tl Albright ranks to augment their or- CHICAGO. June 21— M>| —Grains eased at the opening on the Board of Trade today. Corn was the weaXeet cereal, following good rains overnight In most of Illinois. Wheat started 1/2 lower to. 1/8 higher. higher. July &2.31 1>2. corn was unchanged to I 5/3 lower. July S2.21-S2.2d 1/1, oats were unchanged to 3/8 lower. July 94 1/4-93 3/4. Negro News -B? MAUDfc M. JEFFEKS- relepnonc SW-J | Officials said that three knife slashes on her leg caused the woman woman to lose a considerable amount of blood. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Piggs. Ross Robinson, Albert Piggs, and his wife, l^e injured woman, were booked at. the Bessemer city Jail "or drunkenness and disorderly conduct. Each was released under $25 bond. Mrs. Evelyn Piggs was not con- Fined to jail but.was removed kr :he hospital because of her wounds. She told officers that her mother- in-law, Mrs. W. H. Piggs, inflicted the knife wounds. Policeman C. L. Hager. and Officers Officers R. W. Mobley and H. N. Robinson, special policeman, arrested arrested the five people after a complaint was made about the battle battle in the field. The family had left the field and were in the city near the schoolhouse when apprehended. apprehended. None of the persons had a knife when taken into custody and officers did not know what kind of knife was used in the fight. huge Herculfi Powder Co. plan today, killing three men and Injuring Injuring at leatt two other persons. persons. A company official said Ihe blasts, three in all, originated In Ihrre nilro-glycerlne buildings. The structures were demolished. There were only a small number of workers In and near the buildings buildings at the time, a company spokesman spokesman said, adding that cause of the roaring explosions was not known. . The blasts rocked most of northern northern New Jersey. In Wilmington. Del., where the firm's main office is located, officials officials issued a statement saying: "An exptesion about 12:45 p. m. (Eastern Standard Time) today In the nUro-glycerme area of the Hercules Hercules Powder Company plant at Kenvil, N. J., killed three men. "Thee buildings were destroyed. Cifasc of the_explosion Is as yet" undetermined." The nilro-glycerinc buildings are ocatcd in a distant area of the plant grounds known as the "dynamite "dynamite swamp," They are well away rom the main buildings. PINK ALEXANDER First Day Of Summer , of Bessemer I Much Cooler Than Last Day Of Spring NON-COMMUNIST ganlzations for the second campaign. campaign. John I. Barnes Jr., Albright's state office manager, moved over to the Scott camp as an assistant campaign campaign manager just after Albright stepp'ed out of Ihe picture. One other run-off will be settled Saturday. F. Ertel Cariyle of Lumberton Lumberton and Hargrove Bellamy of Wilmington are contesting for the Democratic nomination to Congress from the seventh 'district. Cariyle Pink Alexander, 51 ity. died at his home Sunday; lorning after an illness of several i lonths. He had been a resident ol ' iaston county for the past 20 years. e was a Veteran of World War I. nd a member of the Knights of ythias lodge in Gastonia. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. ancy Alexander; one daughter. Trlller: and two sons, Dave and ohn. Funeral arrangements are in- omplete. Costlier Funeral Home s charge. JTESS1E MOORE Jessie Moore, age 2, who was born n Gaslonia and lived here until lis family moved to New York City •ecently. died in New York last week. Funeral services were held Sunday at Long Branch Church in Sharon. S. C. The youngsler Is iurvived by his mother, Mrs. Louise Hoore of New York. Costner Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. MISS CURRENCY Miss Mary Currence died Sunday night at 8:40 o'clock at her home, 627 North Moran street after an Illness of four months. She was an active member of the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, and was a member of a number of church organizations, organizations, Surviving are her mother, Mrs. BfMie Currence: two sisters, three brothers: one granddaughter; and one greatgranddaughter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete incomplete with Martin's Funeral Home in charge. MRS. F. R. ANDERSON Mrs. Forney R. Anderson died LEGAL NOTICES Summer arrived today at 7:11 a. m.. bringing with it a cooling breeze that was welcomed by Gaston county county citizens who sweltered in Sunday's Sunday's sticky, oppressive heat on the last day of the spring season. Ironically Ironically the first day of the summer season was 23 degrees cooler than the last day of spring. Sunday's high temperature, according according to the gauge at the Gastonia Gastonia Fire Department, was a ileaming 98 degrees, the highest .emperature recorded here so far .his year. The mercury hung close to :hat figure all afternoon and up nto the evening before a refreshing refreshing rain blew up. and chased the .hermometer downward. Low read- ,ng last night was 69 degrees, a swift drop after the rain started falling. Monday at 10 a. m. the mercury stood at 75 degrees, 23 pointsjower NOTICE OF SUMMONS North Carolina. Gaston County, in the Superior Court. Homer J, Rmledge vs. Mary W. Rutledge. Rutledge. The defendant. Mary W. Rutlpdge. will take notice that an action entitled as above has been commenced against her In Ihp Superior Court ol Gabion County. North Carolina, and that the purpose of said action Is to secure ftn absolute divorce from the bonds ol matrimony. And the defendant will lurther take notice that she Is required to tppear at the Office of the Clerk. of_lhV Superior. Superior. Court of Gaston County within 20 days after ttie 12th day ol July, 1948. or the Plaintiff will apply to the Court for the relief demanded In said action. TWs 12th day o! June. 1548. PAUL E. MONROE. Clerk or the Superior Superior Court. S. B. Dolley. Attorney. Mon.-July Sr.4 than Sunday's The summer solstice—the first day of summer-is summer-is the longest day of the year and the shortest night. Solstice is the time that the sun is nearest either pole and farthest from the other. In this instance, the sun was closest closest to the North Pole, bringing the summer season to the northern hemisphere. VFW Post To Have "Open" Meeting / TOUCH f«*f*r*~4f« unday night at 8 o'clock at her orae, 313 West Lincoln avenue, meral arrangements are incom- tte pending the arrival of rela- ,'es. Martin's Funeral Home has harge of arangements. MARRIAGE ANNOUNCED Mrs. Florence Adams announces le marriage of her daughter, Doro- ry Ellen Adams, on Friday evening, une n, to Joseph J. Farrington of •Cey West, Fla. The bride is a former resident ot Members of the Abshet-Flowers VFW post in Gastonia are asked to attend the regular meeting Tuesday night at 7:30 at Memorial Hall, vhere an excellent program will be ivcn. After the business session, which is to end at 8:10, the meeting be opened for wives and friends of members, and the program of j entertainment will begin. The program will feature Harry ; >rroll as master of ceremonies, j 3arry Cannon in blackface comedy, i :he Killian Sisters, Mrs. Maxine I Lowe, the Firestone Choral group, i botfly y*wb*M.. prtvUt •*» CMfe'l* •Ut N*M... yrttart ^^

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  2. 21 Jun 1948, Mon,
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