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FAIRCHILD FLIER TO ‘SNAP’ BEACH Aerial Surveys Of This Sec tion Will Be Made This Week Robert A. Smith, manager of the airview department of Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc., will be in Wil mington until Wednesday of this week making a series of aerial pho tographs of Wilmington and envi Rmitli, a native of England and a Fellow in the Royal Photographic society, plans to photograph W rights ville Beach, work being done bj the Wilmington Housing Authority, and other places of interest through out the area. He plans to use a local plane m all his picture taking expeditions, although he is himself a pilot, hat - ing logged 3,000 flying hours. He was a Royal Air Force pilot during the World war. Smith said yesterday he plans to take his pictures at heights rang ing from 2,000 to 25,000 feet. He may reached in Wilmington at 610 Market street. Varied Docket Heard In Recorder’s Court Joe A. Britt received sentences to taling 21 months on the state high ways when convicted yesterday in recorder's court on charges of assault with a deadly weapon on a female and carrying a concealed weapon. Britt drew IS months cn a charge u2 assault with a deadly weapon e^d three months on a charge of carry ing a concealed weapon. Judgement was accepted in the case of Lee W crten, of 61l McRae street, convicted on a charge of violating the liquor laws, whose sen tence was amended to read 15 months in .iai' nste.il of 15 months on the state highways._ \ better, safer way has been created by the WPA-State High way constructed 1,544-foot bridge across New river at Snead’s Ferry in Onslow county. Ferry boats plied tiiis hazardous course for nearly a century. More than 10.328 feet of bridges have been built by WPA in North Carolina. Wilmington’s Front street—part of the 822 miles of streets improved by the labor of North Carolina WPA workers. I By BFN DIXON McNEILL Eight hours is a long time to a dead lish. but not nearly so long as eight minutes can lie in the life of somebody in an airplane who doesn't know quite where he is nor where the nearest landing held might pro vide reprieve ironi the threat of an ailing motor. Eight hours for a fish and eight minutes for a lost aviator might very well reduce both to like uselessness, fish too spoiled for eat ing and aviator too dead, well, too dead to eat. Which, at just a glance, might ap pear to have nothing at all to do with the fact that, within the four and a half years the Works Projects j Administration has been at work on ! the matter, these time-hazards have been mitigated, for fish and for fliers, and for some dozens of thousands of other people and things that have tlieir being in North Carolina, where work has touched transportation. It isn’t circuitous at all. You set out with a basic page or two o sta tistics that, in this era of massive totals, are not so tremendously im pressive. perhaps. Y'et. you explore the statistics, track them back to the .artli from which they emanated in the first place, and you get event ually to these eight hours in the history of a fish caught out of Core Sound and to an aviator almost any- j where who, for a crucial minute. I doesn’t know where he is and who needs very pressingly to find out. l*ou start with two pages of sta- j tistics, given as a report to North j Carolina by WPA Administrator C. C. McGinnis, about what the WPA has done about transportation- You J i read that it has. in four and a half ! years, built 7,827 miles of highways, ] roads, and streets; that it has built 213 bridges; that it has built or im | proved three thousand acres of air | ports and laid down 443 roof-size j signs pointing to where these fields are; an 1 that it has dredged a har bor and built a dock for fishermen. All this, of course in addition to other activities. The concern here is about where the administration has touched transportation. If the accumulated total of 7.800 . miles is not so impressive in this era mmmmk of massive totals, it might be recall ed instructively, that no longer ago than IS years and three weeks to morrow night, a since-deceased law maker talked himself very red in the face about a much lesser figure, al most achieving for himself a stroke of apoplexy when he contemplated the total of 5 300 miles of dependable roads provided for in the text of the Connor -Roughton- Bowie Highway Act, then ratified. It was the belief of this law-maker that the construction of to many miles of road was an engineering impossibility—even if so many m.les of road could be built, there was no need of them. It would be a sheer waste of energy and of money. He viewed the matter with wordy alarm, and submitted amendments which were voted down, though not unan imously. Still, there were many who agreed with him; North Carolina | had no need of 5,500 miles of improv j ed road. That was 19 years and 3 weeks ago If anybody had suggested in the course of debate on the 1921 highway measure that within a decade and a half, the State’s highway system ! would be lengthened to ten times : the original mileage, and that sup | plemental highway activity would ; be undertaking the modernization of !a total road mileage 50 per cent in excess the initial system-mileage— i well, it begins to be pretty difficult 1 to imagine what would have hap pened to the objector. Probably he would not have survived the initial i stages of the debate. And surely he must have suc | cumbed if anybody had suggested that any governmental agency had then proposed that landing fields be provided for aerial traffic, and that the tops of buildings should be con verted into aerial sign-posts to direct flying people, to orient them—and tc make the eight-minute hiatus pro visionally invoked at the beginnini less likely to be the last eight min utes in the life of a flying man. Examined across the experience o two decades since the State first be ban to do something about its trans portation problems and responsibili ties, the achievements of the Worl Projects Administration in trans portation begins to loom a little big ger, to attain in itself a sort of mas siveness. After all, 7,800 miles o roads is a lot of roads—and threi thousand acres of landing fields is ; lot of airport. Local Employment Office Sends Out $345,909 In Jobless Checks The Wilmington office of the North Carolina State Employment service had delivered $345,509.67 in cluded in 51,581 checks to unem ployed or partially unemployed workers in the counties of New Hanover, Brunswick. Columbus, and Pender in the past two years and two months through February. Maurice H. Moore, manager, said yesterday. In January the local NCSES of fice delivered $4,833.02 included in 853 checks and in February 821 checks for $ 4.307.5S were distri buted. The local colored NCSES office handled 17,806 checks for $92,818.36 in the two years and two months of distribution, through February. In January 783 checks for $2,646.99 were distributed, while in February 797 checks for $2,662.21 went to colored claimants in the Wilming ton section. The 46 white NCSES offices, with ten colored branches in as many cities with large colored popula tions, distributed 1,969,006 checks for $13,204.11 in the same two years and two months, less the 18,684 checks for $21,5,95.21 sent to residents outside the state who had previously accumulated reserves in North Carolina. Moore said the distribution for January was 49,209 checks for $285,382.35 and for February, it was 59,775 checks for $308,145.51. White offices serve the territory outside the immediate area of the colored offices in the ten centers by means of itinerant services to outlying points, the representatives on these regular weekly trips hand ling business for both white and colored residents. Benefit payments of $13,43G,933.S9 had gone to unemployed workers of the state from January, 1938, through March 20. Contributions and interest on the state's balance in the U. S. treasury amounted to $33,149,830.03 through last Wednes day, leaving a balance in the state fund as of that day of $19,7122, 896. 14. Local CCC Allotment Announced By Hollis New Hanover county has been al lotted an April quota of 13 vacancies for white boys and none for colored boys in the current Civilian Conserv ation Corps enlistment, J. R. Hollis, public welfare superintendent, an nounced yesterday. The quota will be filled sometime the first week in April and a definite announcement as to the enlistment dates will be made later, Hollis was informed by T. L. Grier, supervisor of CCC selection, state board of charities and public welfare, Raleigh. The vacancies will be filled by those white boys of the city and county whose applications are al ready on file at the office of Holli3 in the basement of the courthouse. ROTARIANS PLAN ANNUAL SESSIONS State Convention To Be Held At Pinehurst On May 1 And 2 Speakers for the annual State Ro tary Convention to be held at Pine hurst May 1-2 were announced today by Thomas R. Hood, of Dunn, con vention secretary. Approximately 1,000 Rotarians, representing the 43 clubs in the 188th district, will attend the two day convention, which will use as its theme "Youth Service.” District Goveri or A- V. Gibson, of Sanford will preside. Earl C. Napier, president of the local club said today that he is ex pecting a large numbe- of Wilming ton Rotarians to attend. Heading the list of speakers will be Dr. Amos Squires, of Oswego, New York, representative of Rotary International; B. M. McKelway, of Washington, D. C., editor of the Washington Evening Star; and Peter K- Ammons, of Scranton, Pa. In addition, several prominent North Carolina Rotarians, including a number of past district governors, will take part on the program. En tertainment features will include: golf, skeet, bridge, motor trips, mov ies and other recreation. A square dance will be held in connection with the Governor’s Ba'i the closing night, with a band from West Jefferson, home of Rotary President Ed Anderson, playing. Registration for the conference will begin Wednesday morning, May 1, followed by a business session. Governor Gibson will deliver his an nual address on Wednesday morn ing, as the principal speaker. McKelway will speak at the lun cheon Wednesday; Emmons will speak at the annual banquet Wed nesday night, and Dr. Squires will speak at the closing banquet, hon oring the retiring governor, on Thursday, May 2, at noon. Charlie Phillips, of Greensboro, past district governor, wih conduct a panel dis cussion on youth problems. A breakfast session will be held Thursday morning for incoming state. presiuent ana secretaries or tne Hood said today that several hundred Rotary Anns are expected to accompany their husbands to the convention. Special entertainment and program features will be pro vided for the ladies. Two candidates have announc 5 their intention to offer for the high office of District Governor of the 188tlx Rotary District, Hal W. IJttie, of Wadesboro and Ed K. Willis, of Concord. i Composing the committee on ar rangements are: Major L. R. Ashe, jf Fayetteville, general chairman; 1 Hal W. Little, of Wadesboro, vice chairman, Irvin B. Tucker, of White ville, program; H. Glenn Lee, of Troy, facilities and banquets; Roy Sutherland, of Laurinburg, decroa tlons; Thomas B. Rice, of Winston Salem, registrations; Ed K. Willis, of Concord, prizes and awards; W. W. Schulken, of Whiteville, ser geant-at-arms; Thomas M. Wooten, ot Fayetteville, conference treasurer, and Hood, publicity director and conference secretary. CHURCHES (Continued From Page Ten) He Was Born to the Place Where He Was Put to Death.” The theme today will be based on Mark 10:32, “They that followed were afraid." The Yeung People’s Forum will meet at 5 P. m. and a special Eas ter program has been arranged. The Church School under the di rection of Mrs. Ruth Hall Brown will sponsor a special Easter pro gram at the Vesper hour at 6 p. m. The famous choir of the church will render special music. A cordial invitation is extended to the whole community at all serv ices of today. CHRISTIAN First — Third and Ann streets. James Lawson, B. D. minister. Sun day school 3:45. George B. Canady, acting superintendent. Morning wor ship 11. Easter worship service anu sermon on the subject: “Blessed As surance." Evening worship 8. Ser mon by the minister on: “Beyond Belief in Immortality.” The public is cordially invited to worship with us. INTER-DENOMINATIONAL Carolina Beach Community—Lo cated Fourth Avenue. Sunday school 10 a. m., J. B. Taylor, superinten dent. Young married ladies class will have charge of opening and closing exercise. Christian Endeavor meets 7:30 p. m. Preaching 8 p. m. Rev. Wade H. Eubank, speaker. Vis itors and public invited Come and get acquainted. Richard E. Jordon Rites Are Conducted WHITEVILLE, March 23. — Fu neral services were conducted this afternoon for Richard Eugene Jor don, 22-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Jordon, of Western Prong, who died Tuesday night in a Lumberton hospital after a briei illness. The Rev. Garland Singletary, Baptist minister, had charge of the rites, and burial followed in the Western Prong cemetery. Surviving are the child’s parents and one sis ter, Sarah Jane. Zeb Shipman Funeral ^nductedJnColam^ WHITEVIILLK, March e aeral services for Zeb suv. ~ ~F'J' who died at his ho;/"1"- 5I)' Welches Creek section of ‘h' ty Wednesday night afro '" C°UI1‘ illness, were conducted "V ^ afternoon from the MoutTr*’ Baptist church, and burial m the Shipman cemetery The Rev. i, t v»n. ' ’ ; by the Revs. s. X.' Lamb Singletary, and \y q ~ ’ Jar-and charge of the servi,--ei 'sco:'-Ud Surviving are his' wife. , brothers and three sisters' W. Shipman. Neal w sL Rut| Bladenboro, and Will \y ,?ar' * of Welches Creek; Mr* n ^ f"1 non, of Whiteville. 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