The Herald-Sun from Durham, North Carolina on June 14, 1947 · 10
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The Herald-Sun from Durham, North Carolina · 10

Durham, North Carolina
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Saturday, June 14, 1947
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PAGE 10 DURHAM MORNING HERALD DURHAM N C SATURDAY JUNE 14 1947 Mrs O'Kelley Dean Of Public Health Nurses Here Retires July 1 Mr Elizabeth O'Kelley dean of Durham’s public health nurses has tendered her resignation at the Health Department effective July 1 it was revealed yesterday by Health Supt- J H Epperson Recently feted by fellow workers on her 77th birthday Nurse O'Kelley has been on duty at the Durham Health Department since Its existence Yesterday department employes gave a gift party in honor of the veteran nurse Superintendent Epperson commented that the department sincerely regrets losing Mrs O’Kelley “She is the most efficient and faithful employe any department could ever have She isn’t ending her work because of her age she is still able to hold her own” the official said Nurse O'Kelley probably holds a record for having given vaccinations Hardly an adult or child in this city can say they have not been “shot" by “Miss Elizabeth" Epperson added At Convention Chapel Hill June 13 — Prof Earl Slocum director of the University of North Carolina band is attending the 13th annual convention of the American Bandmaster’s Association being held in Elkhart Ind Last Times Today UEET1IYDCXS bo farmer? 1 "Daughter OUttESBlOFOlO Shows Start At: 1:1 - - S:S 7 as ini 1M p M 115® WEB-' 12 © C- iV vr - si " soon meet tbe THE MANAGEMENT OF THE niUOLI THEATRE H Y Made the Following Statement in a Published Newspaper Advertisement: GUARANTEE A Statement by the Management of the Rivoli Theatre “For the first time in twenty-five years of showing motion pictures the Management of this theatre takes this means to announce publicly a flat guarantee concerning one of our attractions “Without reservations we wish to go on record as saying that our forthcoming picture 1T HAPPENED ON 5TH AVE will serve to give more enjoyment to more people than any other picture we have ever played “For here is a joyous screen hit that has the rarest romance in years the story of a guy with fifty bucks who meets a gal with fifty million “We guarantee that ‘IT HAPPENED ON 5TH AVENUE is the happiest thing that has ever happened on our screen:” "IT HAPPENED ON 5TH AVENUE" OPENS AT THE CENTER SUNDAY Ambulances Must Obey Durham's Traffic Laws City Council Committee To Moke Suggestion At Session Monday Other Matters Discussed The question of whether the Carolina Power and Eight Company will be permitted to cross Lake Michie with a high voltage line and whether taxicab stands will be removed from the city streets were left unanswered by the Saftey Committee of the City Council which met last night But the committee did take a definite stand in recommending that ambulance operators In the city be notified that speed and other traffic laws which have always applied to them but which have npt been enforced will be enforced Pointing to recent accidents involving ambulances Committee 1 1 Chairman Dr K C Brown said: “I Two Are Acquitted For Carrying Guns While Camping Out An alibi that they were carrying guns to thwart rambling highwaymen at their Flat River camp yesterday won acquittals in the Recorder's Court for R F Clark and A F On son charged with violation of the State game law County Game Warden Ed Lowe testified that he heard two shots last Sunday along the river and on investigating found Clark and On-son with guns The defendants who revealed they were camping out with their wives told the court they were not on a hunting expedition hut merely holding the firearms as a safety measure Other cases heard before Assistant Judge W C Purcell were: Nathaniel Alston Negro speeding $5 and costs Odell Couch Negro disorderly conduct acquitted Samuel W Crabtree assault and battery judgment suspended Marvin C Cranford Negro reckless driving $15 and costs Walter C Dyson speeding $5 and costs John H Hairston Negro speeding $5 and costs Robert King drunk second offense $10 and costa Henry Matthews no driver's license costs John E Rhodes Negro speeding $5 and costs Clyde Sutton Negro drunk $5 and costs failing to comply 30 days on the roads Kar Frances Thompson Negro making left turn costa Edward McCall Negro nonsupport acquitted Arson le Stone Negro illegal possession of whisky $25 and costs David Allen Dixon drunk eighth offense 30 days in Jail Roberta Carrington Negro gambling S5 and costs: resisting arrest judgment suspended - Judge Wilson Home Judge A R Wilson of the Durham County Recorder’s Court who underwent an emergency operation for appendicitis at Watts Hospital on May 25 returned to his home 1700 Lakewood Avenue yesterday —Also— Chapter No 4 “Law of the Wild" Fopejra Carlo coo Errol comedy AdoHs 25c fplas last Children It Hi 4Vw3WSil5imi3W3 (P : 4 y A is master cf- dMGk don’t think we ought to wait until somebody gets killed before we act' The committee agreed that except for about one case in over 1000 the time element in getting accident and other emergency victims to the hospital was not of sufficient importance to allow ambulances to violate speed laws and go through red lights The committee’s recommendation will come up for final approval be fore the full City Council Monday night Relative to the power line proposal to cross Lake Michie the council after hearing statements by Carolina Power and Light Company decided to report the company's request for an easement to the council “without prejudice Electric company officials want the right of way for a 566-foot span across city property including the lake They said installation of the lines would not result in denuding the site of trees since only a few trees would be affected at all and those would be topped only Company officials also claimed that the chances of injury to persons or property from a fallen line were “negligible" Representatives of the company informed the city that although the question of how much the company would pay the city for the right of way was something yet to be worked out the company was paying other property owners in the area 11 cents a linear fool This would amount to about 662 for which the city would be expected to relinquish forever rights to 70-foot wide and 566-foot long strip In connection with the question of removing taxi stands from city streets the committee after hearing protests from taxicab opera tors recommended that tbe matter be turned over to the city taxicab inspector with the request that he determine the advisability of such a move It was pointed out by taxi opera tors that at present there are only spaces for 12 cars reserved for taxis in the downtown area There are about 154 taxis being operated it was stated During the discussion Council man A M Harris took a crack at the present “gentlemen’s agreement” among taxi operators that forbids more than one company to use the same parking area He said: “I think Yellow Cab and Blue Bird have bad the cream of the crop long enough The meeting of the Safety Con mittee followed a meeting earlier yesterday of the Public Work Committee during which it was recommended: That the city go ahead with preliminary engineering work using funds advanced by the Federal Government to plan sewer water and recreation developments And that costs to parties for repaving cuts in streets for water and sewer line installations be raised so that the city will no longer lose money on the work A V C Will Sponsor Lunches For Pupils The American Veterans Committee last night adopted as its project the establishment of a school lunch fund for Durham's needy primary grade children The meeting was held at DcShazor’s Beauty College Preliminary work on the project will be done throughout the Summer with the program scheduled to get underway at the beginning of the new school year in September J W Davidson Negro Juvenile Court officer spoke to the group on juvenile delinquency problems in Durham Officials again emphasized that the A V C “is definitely opposed in every way to communism and will work towards defeating any communistic aims" The organization will on Sunday at 6 P M- sponsor a radio program on “Housing Problems In Slum Areas" The chapter will meet again in two weeks on Friday June 27 at the same place Dr Thomas Malone of the Duke University faculty vice-chairman last night presided in the absence of V E Stanley Jr chairman 4 Proposed Conference Fails To Materialize i The conference between residents !of the Ruffin Street area and officials of the Piedmont Housing and Construction Company which was scheduled to be held yesterday was postponed until today or Monday because of the absence of Dan K Edwards attorney for the resi- dents ‘ The meeting was to be held in an 'attempt to iron out differences be-! tween the two factions over the proposed building of a 6350000 apartment development in the area The residents are opposing the construction on the grounds that it would devalue their small homes A Square Dance Durham Armory Tonight FLOWERS HIBBERD Florists PHONE L-925 They'll Do It Every Time' Squatwell can CORK OFF AT ANY MOMENT IN THE n Then he stays awake ALL NK5H77W1? KEEPS THE FRAU UP TOO-''THANK'D MRS RUSS HAUPT fiRAIsD RAPIDS M£H Local Playground Workers Selected By Director Wood Appointments and assignments of directors and assistants at city Summer playgrounds were an nounced by City Recreation Director CL R Wood yesterday Playground personnel will be ready to open play areas on Thursday at 9 A M Negro playground personnel will get final instruction at the Hill Community Building on the previous Wednesday at 10:30 A M and white playground workers will have a similar meeting the same day at 3 P M at City HalL The appointments are as follows: White playgrounds — E K Powe Mrs Elsie Johnson director John Norris assistant Long Meadow Tom Priffer director Lyceum Wil-liam Sharpe Watts Street 51 rs Carol Wilson Oval Drive Mrs Pa Iricia Carver Morehead James Vawter Mrs Sally Harris East Durham Junior High Carroll Brooks Miss Juanita Sorrell Edge-mont Bobby House Lakewood Miss Fannie Belle Woody North gate William Gallalee playground supply Lawrence Zimmerman Negro playgrounds — Burton Frank Burnett Miss Axelle White East End Jefferson Snipe Miss Wilhclmenia Morrison Ilickstown A C Smith Hillside Elwyn Mid gette Mrs Ruby Dasher Lyon Park Adolph M Coward Miss Pauline Marsh Pearson W X Bradsher Jr Miss Cornelia Gat-tis Whitted Mrs Emma W Butler Eldee Brown itinerant leaders Mrs: Marion B Warren Miss Deris Bernice Foster The appointees were selected from a total of about 120 applicants — o Negro Boys' Stale Will Elect Today Final sessions of the American Legion Boys’ State 'held yesterday and today at the North Carolina College will feature election of officer this afternoon and a reception for delegate tonight according to M Hugh Thompson general chairman for the event Representatives from many North Carolina cities heard an address by William York Legion' commander from Greensboro who spoke to the assembly on "Juvenile Courts" The afternoon meeting featured Paul Younts executive secretary of the organization in a discussion of the formation of the Legion Nationalist and Federalist party candidates will vie this afternoon for the offices of president vice-president governor and lieutenant governor Dr James E Shepard president of the college will address the group informally at tonight’s reception J P McLendon of the college faculty also will speak to the boys The group attended the rodeo last night as guests of the Durham Lions Club ' Body Of Negro Infant Is Found In Suitcase Police were notified yesterday that the body of a two and one-half month old Negro baby was found in a suitcase in front of 119 Pine Street Road about 9 A M by a young Negro boy E M Shaw Negro resident of the Pine Street address told authorities that George Brown 8 of 204 Cole Road discovered the discarded infant and relayed the information to him County Coroner Dr R A Har-ton and Dr E R Myers of Lincoln Hospital examined the infant and determined it to be new-born police said Additional Information or dues as to the identification of the baby’s parents have not yet been forthcoming 12 Local Servicemen Busy Throughout World Twelve loeal men have recently been active in training cruises according to official Navy reports received here yesterday Active with the regular Navy aboard fighting vessels in both seas are: Lloyd W Cole of Roxboro Marion M Ellis of Bahama James Ellis and E O Caldwell both of Durham Eight naval reservists participating in training cruises this Summer include: Liggett P King George W Vaughn Jr William A White William T Hogan Ronald E Maynor William R Neville Jesse D Riddel and Daniel R Stephenson all of Durham William Makepeace Thackeray j English novelist was borii in Calcutta India PEAR-YtXJR AUNT MAMIE WANTS TO KNOW HOW YOU FEEL- J ARE YOU LISTENING? I can’t SLEEP- I PONT KNOW WHATS THE MATTER— GET UP AND MAKE ME SOME WARM MILK willvA kippo Assistant Agent Appointment of Miss Mirgaret Umbergrr (above) of ML Ulla as new Durham County assistant home demonstration'agent was announced yesterday by Mrs Virginia Robertson home demonstration agent Miss Umberger will assume her duties here Monday A graduate of Greensboro College Miss Umberger has been teach' ing home economics for the past two years at Durham High School Miss Umberger will assist the new home demonstrator Miss Vir ginia Patrick who will come to Durham as soon as she is released from similar work in Bertie County Miss Patrick will replace Mrs Rob' ertson present home demonstrator who is going to Rocky Mount to establish her home The retiring home demonstrator expressed her gratitude to Durham County officials and co-workers for their coop eration during her period of service here First project facing the newly appointed officials is the 4-H encampment at Camp Millstone June 27 to July 1 City News Briefs TO HANDLE ESTATE A R Bennett trust officer of The Fidelity Bank has qualified with Superior Court Clerk W H Young as administrator of the estate of Mrs Frances B Wade who died Junel 1947 The estate is valued at about 65-49541 in personal property BANKS STOLEN Mrs C B Nixon of Roxboro Road yesterday notified the sheriffs office that while visiting neighbors during the morning thieves entered her unlocked residence and stole two banks which contained about 650 STILL IN HOSPITAL Robert Lee Jordan Jr young son of Mr 'and Mrs R L Jordan of 2318 East Main Street who last Saturday morning was painfully bitten on both legs by a bulldog is still undergoing treatment at Watts HospilaL The youth was attacked by the animal when he was collecting on his Morning Herald route on Rogers Street BIT HERMOX SCHOOL Registration for the Mt Hermon Vacation Bible School to be held June 16-27 took place yesterday afternoon at 5:30 o’clock The two-weeks Bible school will be held each evening from 5:30 until 8:30 o'clock for both adults and children The Rev W H Rittenhouse Sr will act as principal of the school and will direct the adult department SEEKS DIVORCE Herman McNair filed suit for divorce against Elvira McNair on grounds of two-year separation yesterday in Superior Court office The complaint states that the couple married May 7 1936 and separated Sept 1 1941 TO SPONSOR SUPPER McMannen’s Chapel Church will sponsor a chicken stew brunswick stew and pie supper tonight Serving will begin at 5:30 o'clock and proceeds will go to the church building fund ’ USHER BOARD PROGRAM The St Mark A M E Zion Usher i Board will celebrate its 33rd anni-j versa ry with a program Sunday aft- emoon at 3 o'clock The Geth- semane and St Mark male choruses : will present musical programs and the Rev J Neal Hughley of North Carolina College will be tbe speaker — The stink pot terrapin of North America is so called because of an offensive protective odor which it secretes -I ($tyl9Qd & SJSre d&feaf5G0§ n 1 It by Jimmy Hotlo HUN? POtfr MINP ME' UH-YOU TWO HAE A NICE LAI CHAT—lM ALL IN ''r 3 Livirc Memorial Committee Seeks $600000 In Bonds Members of the Durham Cham her of Commerce Living War Memorial Committee will go before the County Commissioners Monday to seek a county-wide election for the issue of 6600000 in bonds to purchase a site for the proposed memorial to loeal men who served in both World Wars A special tax levy of one-half of one per cent also will be sought for the maintenance and development of the area At a meeting of the committee presided over by Donnie A Sorrell in the absence of Chairman Dan K Edwards it was decided yesterday morning to lay the proposition before county officials immediately The appraised value of the properly desired for the memorial is 6500000 but the committee set the $600000 figure in order to meet any rise in cost that might arise according to Frank A Pierson chamber secretary Funds for a park development and other improvements in providing a modified memorial until overall plans are completed would be raised by the tax increase by terms of the committee proposaL Early approval of the committee’s request is desired in order that plans may be carried through without further delay RB Barbour Starts Action For $15000 Ralph B Barbour instituted suit for 615000 against the Lincoln Taxi Company of Raleigh yesterday in Durham Superior Court office for injuries allegedly sustained in a traffic accident on May 19 1947 The complaint charges that Barbour suffered a torn right leg f rac-! lured knee cap a mangled hand and body bruises when his motor-j cycle was struck by the defendant’s cab operated by Douglas Sanders The action avers that the crash occurred when Sanders ' “without giving any signal whatsoever swerved his ear into West Street from South Street colliding with the plaintiff" The plaintiff claims that prior to the wreck he was an able-bodied man steadily employed and earning about 6180 per month as a truck driver Because of the in- juries Barbour charges he has been reduced to a helpless cripple and is unable to earn anything Musical Program Is Heard By Club Here Luncheon meeting of the Durham Civitan Club yesterday featured a musical program arranged by Dr! J P McCracken i Vocal and instrumental numbers! were presented by the following artists: Mrs J P McCracken Mrs Arlene Vickers Miss Emily Boyd Miss Edith Brown Thomas Howerton and Miss Beverly Howerton: Thurman Karriker won the birthday cake for June and also the attendance prize — — Dial F-115 for Newspaper Service FOR REALLY Modem Kitchen FLOORS Holland's Engineering Sales Company 212 Faster SL N-3U1 City Water Consumption Almost Reaches Capacity Major Fire Would Have Placed Durham In Serious Predicament City Leaders Reveal City water consumption went up to within 220000 gallons of the Water Department’s maximum output Thursday and Department Director D M Williams said that if a major fire had occurred “we would have been in a fix" Water consumption during the day went to 10280000 gallons It was the third time during the week that all-time records were broken Although the city water plant has a rated capacity of only 8500000 gallons per day through the use of temporary boosting equipment the maximum output has been recently pushed to 10500000 City Manager R W Flack said “There isn’t another city in the country that operates as close to its maximum production of water as Durham does” Already faced with the problems incident to meeting record demands for water Water Department employes were alerted Thursday night when plant meters registered a sudden drop in pressure Williams and his assistants immediately investigated fearing a blow out in a main water line but 679 Job Placements Reported During May Durham office of the North Carolina Employment Security Commission placed 679 persons in jobs last month according to a report by Mrs Ethel Lipscomb director The figure placed Durham second in the State being surpassed only by Charlotte which had 912 place- mentx State total for the month was ' 9302 Of the local total 375 were placed in the construction trade 107 in wholesale and retail business There were 67 industrial placements for the month and service establishments such as hospitals and cafes absorbed 60 employe Forty-one domrstics were given jobs Mrs Lipscomb reported that 216 veterans were placed in jobs during the month Forty-four handicapped people found employnfent through the office Women placed in employment totaled 120 CONQUEST NUB IIIINCI! At N Advanre ! Prirn Mat Is Niaht Adults hr IPIus Tax) Starts Sunday Children Sc Far X Rig llavs CRITERION THEATRE U2 iy IK 1HJ & KU Sv'iffiauaiBte ipaesk 2 DJZ "d N’ 3:00 and T O DAY AND SUNDAY g):15 PM Last Ferfaranaaca Sanday 3 F M raiCC MSV See Champion Cowboys Compete in the os®® and TTMOIUL CITCUS DMOINM lElllin Htst IIBHTIBBIL ! IUI -SMOKEY" THE WONDER HORSE ef MOVIE FAME ETIIFLICNASI BACHS TEW IIBUI - BFIM IIBUH S1000C3 F YOU OKI ICE “BIS SYD"-THE QIC KILL-10 SECOSPS! OKI YOU tSE “MS SYP"? 52 Events — Cowboys Cowgirls — Action — Thrills The Sensational Gretonas — Comedy on the high wire SOME OF AMERICA’S MOST BEAUTIFUL HORSES fflllK GU09il& u (23 Q3D Sponsored by the when they were unable to find ary breaks concluded that the “unusual" occurrence must have resulted from “everybody and his brother going out after supper and turning on his lawn sprinkler" Meanwhile the situation was relieved somewhat yesterday when light scattered rains which measured less than 100th of an inch fell on Durham — the' first precipitation since June 3 Helps You Overcome FALSE TEETH Looseness and Worry No longer be annoyed or feel IR-af-rase because of loose wabby falsa teeth FASTEET1L an improved alkaline ( non-acid powder sprinkled on your plates holds them firmer so thev feel more comfortable Soothing and acid mouth Avoid embarrassment caused by loose p lairs Get FASTEETK today at any drug store — Adv cool in to gums made sore by excessive LAST DAY ALLIES IN BATTLE ENEMIES IN LOVE nos Werld News — Carteoa THEATRE New Summer Prices Start Today Double Feature Daily ONE PRICE TO EVERYONE 15c SUNDAY ONLY 'LIFE WITH BLONDIE Plus “RIDERS OF BLACK MOUNTAIN" 7T ODE OH 1C K E I SlN 0 W Eckerd’s DRUG STORE 122 W MAIN ST rienty ef Goad Seats Available At Ibn Office Durham Lions Club t t

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