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WATERWAY work form„ Senators Congress Should Not Authorize Any " More Undertakings • chiVGTON, March 13.—ISO— "A,\ eve of a meeting o£ the |n tlL, I'jvers and Harbors Con Cationa ' ate organization which te!S' i , energies to getting gov lfVC , monev for waterway proj irnB"pro-=ident Roosevelt informed <tS- senators today that congress Hr<?,,“t authorize any more suet at this session. - innan Bailey (D-N.C.) of the commerce committee, anc sec l0,-s Sheppard (D-Tex.) anc E - v (R-Ore.), committee mem ^discussed the matter with Mr >ers'volt at a White House con f'01’1 Bailey said the Presidem enough authorizations foi S control and river and harboi f!o “ had been piled up for the S two or three years, i- was Bailey who proposed las' . ’ rthat his committee remove al •Ea-ect? t0 cost more than $10,500, rr®from a rivers and harbors au fhorization bill, a suggestion whicl ,0 thc shelving of the measure Xhe house had approved a bill au thorizins projects estimated to cos ‘ 3S4S.100. and a senate commerci -ubcomniittee raised the total t< «0TS5i 600. Bailey informed th( Lmittee that congress was in n< d to accept such a bill. an< jij the President would veto i even if it passed. When the committee then shelvec he nleasurc. Bailey reported the ac ,‘jroto the senate with the com that “economy is abroad ii the land.” , - - LaUl- a bill authorizing merel; Commercial Fish Catches Total 621,858,100 Pounds During 1938 JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 13. ^Catches by commercial fish eries of the South Atlantic and Gulf states in 1938, the Bureau of Fisheries reports, totaled 621,858,100 pounds with a value of $13,073,403. States included in the geographical division are Texas, Louisiana, Mis sissippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia and. the Carolnas. Although they set a record for quantity production, the’1938 catches (figures on which include shellfish and miscellaneous fishery products such as turtles and sponges) were lower in value than in the previous two years and the sixth largest for the decade beginning with 1927, By far the most valuable sea food for the south in 1938 was shrimp, the catch of 140,149,700 pounds being valued at $4,544,931. Other edible products with a catch valued over $500,000 for the year were: Mullet, $1,193,119; oysters, $1,069,857; squeteagues or “sea trout,” $746,141; and snappers $595. 139. Menhaden catches, for the year totaled 303,121,900 pounds, valued at $824,467, Sponges, taken ex clusively in Florida waters, were valued at $1,070,848. The commercial value of Florida’s various fisheries products was the highest of the eight states, 241,442, 900 pounds bringing $4,988,084. Louisiana’s 103,883,100 pounds were worth $3,391,514; North Caro lina’s 198,764,600, $1,950,076; Texas’ 24,944,200, $1,036,217; Mississippi’s 14.259,800, $603,019; Alabama’s 10, 917,300, $449,607; Georgia's 19,835, 600, $380,888; and South Carolina’s 7,910.600, $273,998. Fire Loss In February Highest In Three Years ~~~ —__ Month, With Total Of 8( Alarms, Also Busiest In Past Three Years Wilmington’s fire loss during Feb ' ruary totaled $27,662.57, the high , est for the city in more than threi ! surveys of several scores of possible developments was approved by con I gress as 9. substitute, but vetoec ■ by Mr. Roosevelt. The President's ■ conversation with the senators to 1 day was taken by them as an in dication that an authorization bit would meet the same fate this year, I years, Fire Chief J. Ludie Croom reported yesterday. The month was also the busiest in three years for the fire depart ment as a total of SO alarms were . answered. An all-time record for . any one day was set on February If when 23 alarms were answered in less than a 24-hour period. In his report to Mayor Thomas E. Cooper, commissioner of public safety, Chief Croom listed insured fire loss at $27,353.57 and the un insured fire loss at $309. The total of $27,662.57 was higher than the entire fire loss of 1939, which amounted to $27,250. Chief Croom said that a majority , of the fires were caused by the ex .cessive high winds and the severe cold during the past month. Of the SO fire alarms answered during the month, there were five false alarms, nine fires on grass plots, five in automobiles, eight front defective fjues, six from sparks from flues, 14 from sparks from cljimneys, one from static electricity, eleven chimneys burning out, seven caused by carelessness, one from a hot stovepipe, one from defective wiring, four from oil stoves, one from defective 'fireplace, one from an overheated stove, two from short circuits, two from gas vapor explo sions, one from coal gas explosion and one from a defective stovepipe. PUTTING IT OFF SAN FRANCISCO — Slip Madi gan, St. Mary’s football coach, has been told he must undergo a gall bladder operation but is trying to stay it off until spring football practice is completed. | OBITUARIES WESTBROOK—Funeral services for Mr. J. H. Westbrook, who died at his home, 207 N. Eleventh street, Wednesday morning, will be held from the chapel of Andrews mor tuary Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock by the Rev. Robert L. Jerome assisted by the Rev. A. J. Howell. Interment will follow in the family plot at Topsail. Honorary pallbearers will be: Dr. Graham Barefoot. Dr. J. B. Cranmer, Dr. Pender Porter, E. T. Mohone, Paul Baschon, O. L. Rhodes, M. B- Gore, B- M. Jones, R. T. Sinclair, D. M. Crenshaw, A. E. Eakin, W. W. Miller, F. M. Hickman, L. L. Wright, Edwin Applewhite, Wen. A. Sanderson, J. P. Herring, I. C. Loftin, and J. L. Hannah. Active: L. B. Bloodworth, Shepard West brook, James Durham, C. H. Sid bury, W. D. Sidbury, and W. F. Sidbury. Hoare Hints Britain May Use Large Liner Before War Is Over LONDON, March 13.— (a>) —sil Samuel Hoare, lord privy seal, hint ed in the house of commons tonighi that Britain might use the giani liner Queen Elizabeth before th< war is over. His hint was contained in a state ment balancing Britain’s shipping losses against new construction—i figure which showed a net loss o 230,000 tons but did not include th 85,000-ton Queen Elizabeth nov berthed in New York. “I would not like to say th Queen Elizabeth will not be usefi ■for several purposes ' in the wa later on,” sir Samuel added. ' French dressing in a new role use It for brushing meats and veg etables when they are broiled. Th dressing gives extra flavor an helps out with the browning. Growth Of U. S. Bureaus 1 Criticized By Prentis [ Louisville, Ky., March 13. — \ —H. W. Prentis, Jr., president of the National Association of Manu- E faeturers, said tonight that the * growth of federal bureaus, boards * and commissions “is a creeping ‘ paralysis which, if not checked, will ‘ shrivel our fundamental liberties.” | In a speech before a group of E _ADVERTISEMENT ’ Kidneys Active? How To Tell 1 Kidneys sh nld act 4 or 5 times daily. Pass about 3 pints. None at night. If color is too light or too dark, frequent, scanty smarts or both ers at night it may indicate the kid _ neys are sluggish. This may also cause backache, headache, rheumatic • pains or loss of pep. Drink lots of soft > water. Use a kidney evacuant. Get ] BUKETS from any druggist. Your 2oe back if not pleased. Locally at Saunders Drug Store, Tom’s Drug Co. Kentucky manufacturers and Indus rialists, Prentis, who is a Lan aster Pa., manufacturer, said that 30 regulatory governmental agen ies were in existence in 1937. The meeting here was one of a eries of 37 being held throughout he country, sponsored by the Na ional Association of Manufacturers nd various local industrial organi ations. IRA FLAGSTEAD DIES OLYMPIA, Wash-, March 13—<jP) —Ira Flagstead, 46, former major league baseball player, died at his home today. He had been ill since August. Flagstead played with De troit ffom 1919 to 1923 and with the Boston Red Sox from 1923 to 1928. 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