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Count five words to line The Associated Press is entitled to the exclusive use of all new: stories appearing in The Wilmington Sta i TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 1940. Star-News Program Consolidated City-County G' rnment under Council-Manager Ad- stration. Public Port Terminals. Perfected Truck and Berry preserving and Marketing Facilities. Arena for Sports and Industrial Shows. Seaside Highway from Wrightsville Beach to Bald Head Island. Extension of City Limits So-Foot Cape Fear River channel, wid er Turning Basin, with ship lanes into industrial sites along Eastern bank south of Wilmington. Paved River Road to Southport, via Orton Plantation. Development of Pulp Wood Produc tion through sustained-yield methods throughout Southeastern Rorth Carolina. Unified Industrial and Resort Pro motional Agency, supported by one, county-wide tax. Shipyards and Drydock. Regro Health Center for Southeastern Rorth Carolina, developed around the Community Hospital. Adequate hospital facilities for ichites. Junior High School. Tobacco Warehouse for Export Buyers. Development of native grape growing throughout Southeastern Rorth Carolina. Modern Tuberculosis Sanatorium. I TOP '0 THE MORXIXG It is impossible to serve God with half c heart for the same reason that it is impos sible for me to serve America with one halj of my heart and Russia with the other half When a man enters the kingdom of God hi renounces one world for another, and if hi is in earnest he will not cast furtive glances back at the world he has left: he will burn his bridges behind him. —Pell. DO IT NOW Some advantage lies with Hitleb for hav ing troops in Norway first. Whether he wit be able to maintain that advantage depends upon the strength of the forces the Allies have finally landed. Berlin admits the loss of Narvik. What thi situation is in the south, where Nazis havi been for the better part of a week takin; over Norwegian defenses and destroying Nors ■warplanes, is not revealed. We know tha Hitleb’s effort to mop up Norwegian detact xnents in the vicinity of Oslo has met wit some success, and that he has been able t increase his troop landings across the Baltii despite efforts of British minelayers to mak that sea impassable. But we do not know : the Allies have also put soldiers ashore i the south, and so cannot accurately estimat the odds of land engagements there. Only one thing ie certain. Lacking defens walls like the Maginot and Siegfried line' the war in Norway will have to be fought 1 the open; and thus far, because of thei earlier presence and quick seizure of No w^egian batteries and defenses, the ode favor the Nazis. it tne action in me i\arviK area, lioweve is a £air gauge, it is obvious that the Allif have gone into this phase o£ the war wit right good will and determination. If tl forces sent into Norway parallel the spir manifested thus far, and the Allies commai on land is as efficient as at sea, the Britis will go far to offset the loss of face whic followed their lack of action for Finland. By jumping in, once the gauge was set, tl Allies have gained much in the wmrld’s mor, support—a factor which plays a large part the outcome of any war. This demonstratic of a will to fight is one of the things tl world has awaited, and will be quick to i spond to in ways that will uphold the Allit hands for victory. It becomes increasingly apparent that tl wrar can be settled in Norway. The Allies ha their great opportunity to win there, ai strike a blow at Hitlerism from which cannot hope to rally. May they make tl best of this opportunity. ethical value great Homes in the negro housing project, which will be ready for occupancy about the first of June, will cost the tenants in the neighborhood of three dollars a week, rang ing according to desirability troin twelve to . fifteen dollars monthly, including not only I' shelter, but water, light, heat and fuel as 8 well. But the advantage of dwelling there is not only in rent. Many of Wilmington s negro i- families now pay less. It is in moving out of n hovels into modern, sanitary, cheerful, wliole some homes, with conveniences never before q available to this section of the population. 0 A further advantage is in improved en g vironment, in encouragement for better 1-v ing. There are some mortals so independent of surroundings that they can be tops in a woodshed, but for the run-of-the-mine citizen ' the influence of environment is tremendous. J Most persons do their best in the best sur 5 roundings. ) The negro families fortunate enough to 5 find homes in the project now nearing eom t pletion will be better citizens, better pro viders. more prideful in their state of exist j ence, because of their better dwelling place '! and the obligations imposed by residence ) i I there. The ethical value of the negro housing proj ) ect makes it a definite asset to Wilmington. i TOBEY COMES A CROPPER — So far as Wilmington is concerned, Senator j Tobey came a cropper. He said, you know, I that just about every last soul in the United j States was in rebellion against the census. It | was a terrible thing—this census. It was | Prussian. It was a crying shame that the ] government should pry into the private af fairs of the people. Call out the army, turn in the fire alarm, get a cop. Do anything to break it up! And here are the people fighting mad be cause the enumerators are passing them by! Wilmingtonians want the government to i know all about them, even about their in j comes and marriages Yes. Mr. Tobey of New Hampshire, a repub lican to the backbone and with a long tongue, missed the boat—like Hitler. What interests us here is to see that the census doesn’t miss it too. | The enumeration, it appears, has been far from complete. Census takers have been miss j ing us in droves, and that won’t do. We want the world to know, and we want to know ourselves, how we’ve been doing since the last census; and we’ll never know unless the can | vass is painstaking and thorough. Our concern is not with dodging it but | preventing any person escaping it. J. H. Babringtoat, the district supervisor, j bids us be patient and not worry. He is call 1 ing here to see that the job is completed, i That is good news. We hope it can be done ! in the limited time remaining for the work. His task will be easier it heads of families j who have been missed hasten to the Cham | her of Commerce and enroll on the lists being | compiled there. By doing so they will be as sured of being listed in the returns. i _ THE PRESSING NEED For some time past the Star has champion ed the cause of traffic safety, with particular reference to the enforcement of rules prohib iting jay walking and signal crashing by pedestrians. The Star has felt that security of life and limb would be better assured if these hazards were eliminated. Now, after carefully observing conditions at intersections protected by traffic signals, ths Star is convinced that the danger of be ing run down and maimed or killed is less from jay walking and even from signal crashing than from permitting automobiles to make a right turn on the red light. As long as this hazard exists at intersec tions, persons afoot are safer in crossing at ! mid-block than at corners. There they have j only to watch vehicles approaching from the :! right or the left, but at intersections must ; j also guard themselves from attack at the :! rear. -j This is not to condone jaywalking. As a general thing it is perilous. But if it affords 1 a larger degree of safety than is found at 5 street crossings what is to be said against it? ’’ Surely pedestrians are justified in pursuing 6 a course which imposes least risk of injury. f The need is for abrogation of the ordinance 1 permitting right turns on red lights, e e Editorial Comments From Other Angles 1 LOST CHILDREN Raleigh News and Observer s While the South along with other sections of the country prepares for participation in the . Children's Crusade in which during the last ’ ot this month secure American children will 8 lie asked to help children lost and homeless h in other lands, Southerners may well remem e her that, they themselves may he the descend t ants of another sort of crusade of children to this land a long time ago. In her interesting book, “Virginia: The New Dominion," Agnes Rothery writes of this com h ing of homeless children to find a home in the America of the past. She says: e Unlike the New England settlements to which whole families came to make their per manent homes in the New World, there were n no children in Virginia until 1619. Then a n hundred orphans were sent from London to ie be apprenticed to the colonists. Five hun dred pounds were sent to pay for this ap , PrenticesJjip with the only stipulation that they s should he, taught “some good trade.” n seems to have been a satisfactory arrangement—at ie least for the colonists—for in 1620 they sent for more children. Successive- apprentice laws provided that besides “some good trade" id these children be brought up In the **ru<|i. jt merits of learning according to their estate," ie which probably meant reading and writing and the Christian religion. Nothing- similar is planned by the Children'* Crusade. Its purpose is to help little children everywhere in terms of their too often ter rible need with the pennies of little Ameri cans who are so blessed with security. But the coming of these homeless children to the South "in the past should give a special bond between children in safety in the South and children in trouble in the world. A good deal of money and energy has been expended among us in tracing ancestry back to early times and to personages in those times, but some of us at any rate are the descendants of those children who were sent so far across so wide a sea from homelessness in England. And none of us even in the greatest security today can count in this modern civilization which so often resembles a madhouse any certainty in security for our own children in the future. * All of us are too much one with driven and bewildered and hurt children of our times to disregard them. Our children are only asked now to share their pennies with other men’s children whose destiny in the years ahead may not be so different from that of our own. Those pennies will not only feed children, they will nourish also the quick warm-heartedness of childhood in an increas ingly insensitive world. WASHINGTON DAYBOOK By JACK STINNETT WASHINGTON. April 15.—Headwinds that forced the westbound Atlantic Clipper into Bermuda recently blew the top off a leak in United States naval secrets—a leak that leads to Nazi Germany. The story has not been told. It’s an official secret, confined to international circles, U. S. naval im lligence and perhaps the Federal Bureau of Investigation. All will offer in com ment only that ii'ritating Washington stymie: “Just say that we refuse to confirm or deny.” But here it is, from one of those newsman’s delights: “ordinarily reliable sources”; The Atlantic Clipper, winging west out of the Azores, fought headwinds, that would have driven Columbus' armada back to Spain. All that happened was an alarming depreciation of the gasoline supply—but the skipper, figur ing that safety was better than sorrow, put in at Bermuda for fuel. The British government there, ever on uui vivre, called its disbanded censorship staff from basking on the beaches and riding bi cycles in the warm winter sun. Within an hour or so, 1.62S pounds of mail had been taken off the Clipper for censorship. More than S00 pounds of it was mail from Germany. Among this was a letter from some Nazi somewhere that left the British censors gasp ing. They forwarded it by cable to the United States naval intelligence department here. The context of that letter left no doubt in any one's mind. U. S. naval secrets were being sold through some foreign espionage agency to Germany. Investigations were started immediately and I have it on high authority that some person or persons already have been taken into cus tody—but there always is that: "We do not confirm or deny." * • * It’s An 111 Wind— This is a phase of the censorship and mail seizure situation that has been overlooked. Not until a man (or woman) had come under suspicion could any officer investigating espion age or subversive activities plunder the United States mail. It’s another side of the picture that critics of British high-handedness (some even have called it hijacking) regarding the U. S. mails have ignored. I don’t say that the British (or any one else) are privileged to tap one single pipeline of foreign communications bearing an Ameri can stamp, but I can't help repeating that it's an ill wind that doesn’t blow somebody some thing. • * * It's Happened Before This is merely history repeating itself. In the World war, it was Great Britain that pointed the way to disclosure of the Zimmer man notes, which allegedly built up a pretty big case against Germany’s interest in the affairs in Mexico (supposedly to distract the United States from intervention in the Euro pean war.) Again, it was Great Britain that uncovered the reported perfidy of one Mr. Franz von Papen, attache of the German embassy. Mr. Von Papen, so the story goes, had negotiated for sabotage of certain U. S. industries and waterways. For years Von Papen was under indictment in the United States—undoubtedly would be under suspicion if he returned to day, although the indictment has been dis missed. Both of these COULD have been the activi ties of British propaganda agents. SO COULD BE THE PRESENT disclosure of a leak in U. S. naval secrets to Nazi Germany. But who's fooling who and why Isn't im portant. What is vital to our interests is that somethimts up and in a big way. The British seizure of mail finally has disclosed a skunk in the woodpile and it's up to the F. B. I., naval intelligence, or somebody, to smoke him out and find out whose flag he’s flying. If Great Britain is up to one of her propa ganda tricks—it's time we found out. If Nazi German’ is getting sticky fingers where U. S. naval secrets are concerned, then it’s time some misguided soul went to jail. It’s all right to shush-shush these things as long as ro one is sure about anything, but once the espionage die is cast, We, the Public, should have a look-in. i 1-—-______ QUOTATIONS We are sacrificing our national economy to create a new order and "no territory and no indemnities” are the twin pillars of our China policy.—Yakichiro Suma, Japanese foreign of fice spokesman. * * * I would like to emphasize that I have no proposals to make and no commitments to offer in the name of my government. I am here solely on a fact-finding tour.—Undersecretary of State Sumner Welles, interviewed in Lon don. * * * All government officials should not only do right, but they should do right in the right way—Senator George W. Norris (Ind., Neb.) * * * The National Labor Relations act should be amended to have the Department of Justice carry on the investigation work and the prose cution of complaints and the board should merely pass judgment on the facts presented lo it.—Elliott Roosevelt, son of the President. * * # I'm no judge of singing, but I like these barber shop quartets. They’re a national insti tution.—AI Smith. » * * We are quick to resent any meddling by other nations in our own affairs. But we are even quicker to weigh in our own balance the justice in any foreign dispute.—Senator Ny.e, North Dakota. r ♦ ALL ABOUT BABIES ABC's for Expectant Fathers BY RICHARD ARTHUR BOLT, M. D., DR. P. H. Secretary, Maternal and Child Health Section of American Public Health Association The education of fathers in ma ternal and child hygiene has been sadly neglected. UUHUiCU IUO.J UC lauoiK -- to read without first learning the alphabet, but ex pectant fathe r s for the most part need to learn the A B C’s of becom ing a good father. Doctors have not re ported any cases of prospec tive fathers lost from causes con nected with preg nancy althou g h nervous exha u s tion and even Dr. Bolt fainting have been known to occur. But it is recognized now that ex pectant fathers have needs for in struction. They should be informed as to what to expect of their wives and how they may be of help be fore and after the baby comes. Here then, are a few of the A B C’s for expectant fathers: A. Attention to details is all im portant. Study your wife's needs. You can be a real help as a kind, cheerful and considerate husband, encourage her to take the proper amount of rest, recreation and ex ercise and the diet prescribed by her physician. B. Be prepared for any emer gency. You can be very helpful in making hospital arrangements or in carrying out any details neces sary for home confinement. While pregnancy in most -women is a nor ma] process, it is a delicate balance between the functions of the pros pective mother and the unborn child. This balance may be upset by an infectious disease, unwhole some food, accidents and even by emotional outbursts such as anger, grief, or great joy. You should be on the look out for any unfavorable signs or symptoms which occur and report them promptly to your doctor. C. Consult a competent physician skilled in obstetrics as early as your wife lets you into the secret that some day you are to be a proud father. It is advisable for you to visit the doctor with your wife and note carefully the directions he gives. Take the doctor into your confidence. It is desirable for the expectant father as well as the mother to have a thorough physical examination including a blood test. Your doctor may want a sample of your blood to check with that from your wife. In this way he tries to rule out any serious blood disease and also type your blood should it become necessary to furnish blood for your wife in case of emergency. Having a baby is a joint affair after all and the expectant father should be made aware that he has certain responsibilities for the wel fare of the mother, for which he should be fully prepared. NEXT: Why Healthy Mothers Mean Healthy Babies. FAMOUS DOCTOR WRITES SERIES ON CHILD HEALTH (Continued From Page One) how important preventive and pre cautionary work can be.” Dr. Bolt was just in time for the first Chinese revolution of 1912, and as a Red Cross surgeon work ed freely for both sides. Later, in Korea, he saw the first Japanese advance on the Asiatic mainland. The college he helped to found in Peking is now a Japanese bar racks, he understands. Returning after six years to the United States, he determined to take up public health work, and trained for it at Johns Hopkins and California. Baltimore, Wash ington, New York and Cleveland, have felt the impress of his con tributions to child health work. He helped to form the American Child Health association. Dr. Bolt’s present work as direc tor of the Cleveland Health asso ciation has pioneered in instruction of prospective mothers—and fathers. Pre-natal care, nursing and other facilities at childbirth have, for in stance, reduced maternal fatality among members of the association classes to 0.65 in a thousand as compared with 2.67 for the city in general. This service, reaching 5000 cases a year, has so reduced the general rate that since 1931 it has fallen from seven per thousand to the present 2.67. The splendid rate of less than one per thousand among the association’s clients shows what can be done if similar service could be extended to every prospective maternity case in the country, Dr. Bolt believes. ”1 remember when we used to lose 300 babies a year from diph theria,” he says, ‘‘Last year we lost just one. New treatments with sulfapyradine for pneumonia are saving infant lives at a splendid rate. "Premature birth is a typical modern problem. It is one of the most prevalent causes of infant death. Pre-natal care is the best ^apon here, and improvement is being made.” Dr. Bolt, in addition to his na tionally recognized work with the American Public Health association, is also chairman of the Health Sec tion of the Ohio Welfare Confer ence, and associate in Hygiene and Preveniive Medicine and in Pedi atrics at Western Reserve Univer sity BRITISH LAND AT NORWEGIAN POINTS (Continued From Page One) then turned their machineguns on the German seaplanes at mooring posts and the British pilots “saw them founder.” Although Britain gave no hint of where her troops were, Norwegian reports received in Stockholm said they debarked at Narvik, far-north ern ore port on Norway’s west coast and the scene of two raids in which the British said a naval squadron destroyed seven German destroyers last Saturday, after sink ing one Wednesday. (German authorities in Berlin as serted that no British troops had landed in Norwegian areas occupied by the Nazi soldiers, including Nar vik, but admitted it was possible that some trops might have been put ashore on Norway’s twisting coastline.) Pound Bases, Lines Along with the reported troop movements, meager reports and terse communiques filtered into London indicating that Britain’s aircraft and naval might were con tinuing their relentless pounding of the German bases and lines of communications w’hich stretch southward over the Allied-mined Baltic. me news mat tne rsrnisn soiaiers were arriving in Norway, where no Siegfried or Maginot lines offered protection or refuge, drew the ex pressed belief from neutral military experts that the first step had been (aken in a “full dress" campaign to wrest Norway from the invaders and safeguard Britain from Ger man forays which could be launch ed from the neutral sea and air bases such as Trondheim. Neutral sources also said it was their opinion the troops had been landed at Namsos and Andalsnes as well as Narvik. One neutral military man of con siderable staff experience in the World war said he believed Narvik represented an isolated problem as the “northern gateway to Sweden" and the principal western ore port." Will Patrol Railway He said he did not believe the British would do more than hold 'he town and surrounding country and patrol the railroad leading to ward Lulea, Swedish ore port on the Gulf of Bothnia. Mamsos and Andalsnes, about 100 miles respectively north and south of Trondheim on the western coast, offer an opportunity for operations on a great scope, he said. Each is a railhead and each forms a val uable take-off spot for simultaneous blows against German-occupied Trondheim. Such a “pincer” movement could be accompanied by a naval block ade at the mouth of Trondheim fjord and guerrilla attacks by the Norwegians on the railroad running into Trondheim. Prime Minister Chamberlain is expected to tell the nation some thing further about the landings tomorrow in the house of commons but it is unlikely that military secrecy wil permit him to reveal much of what has happened. The fifth raid on Stavanger oc curred last night, the British said. Greeted by a storm of anti-air craft fire, orange and blue search lights, and star shells, planes of the coastal command reported they bombed the airdrome with “heavy high explosives” and raked the ground defenses at StavangeT with bursts of machinegun fire. One pilot laconically reported see ing the “sudden red glow” of a big explosion. It was believed a gasoline dump had blown up. Supplementing the Royal Air Force raids on Stavanger, the air arm of the British fleet maintain ed its offensive against Nazi ship ping. It reported 15 planes set fire to a transport at German-occupied Bergen, sank a small supply boat and machinegunned and set aflame an anchored flying boat there. QUESTIONWHETHER USERS OF HIGHWAYS SUBSIDIZED ARGUED (Continued From Page One) quiry, Pelley said the Eastman re port “boils down” to this: ‘‘That home-owners, farmers and others who pay general taxes ought to pay 60 per cent of the total cost of highways and streets, while those who use the highways should pay only 40 per cent of the cost. "It is only by making this aston ishing assumption that property owners and general taxpayers should bear 60 per cent of the cost of highways, while highway users should pay only 40 per cent, that the authors of the report manage to arrive at the conclusion vehicles are paying too much toward the cost of the motor highways built for and used by them. That means, of course, that they think the gen eral taxpayer’s are paying too little and should pay more. 1 don’t think the taxpayers of the country will accept any such conclusion as cor rect.” bray Discusses Report On the other hand Chester H. Gray, director of the National Highway Users conference, told newsmen that Eastman’s report showed highway users were not subsidized. It reveals,” Gray said, "that highway users as a. class not only are not subsidized but that in the 17-year period from 1921 to 1937, inclusive. they paid $501,138,000 more than their share of highway and street costs. iw hlS report> Eastman concluded mat public aid had resulted in a ^urplps of transportation facilities ‘hd ‘conditions of uneconomic com P tition." The railroads, water, air apd highway transportation had all considerable public aid, he reported for /h';l had resulted in demands vin, f,ur~her aid to ofCset that pre viously granted. Eastman recommended deliberate J planning of transportation needs. O'Mahoney told Pelley at today’s hearing that he understood East man recommended also that a three man board should be set up by the President to investigate the whole problem of inequities in public con tributions to transportation agen cies. ‘‘I think that is very sound,” said Pelley. GERMAN OFFICIALS HINT AT OTHER EUROPEAN MOVES (Continued From Page One) 1,000-mile-long coast. But. the Ger mans declare, none of these is strategically important. The German press heartily sec onds the thesis that Bergen and Trondheim are better suited to Ger many’s needs. Thus the Hamburger Fremdenblatt, whose Berlin corres pondent is especially close to official sources, observes: All German plans against tne British Isles can, henceforth, pro ceed from the fact that German forces, by their courageous coup d’etat, liberated themselves from en circlement in the North sea and ad vanced to bases lying on the open Atlantic in the same latitude as the northern tip of the British Isles.” This supports what is generally rumored in informed quarters, that Germany intends to attack Britain in the north, chiefly by air. “Inasmuch as German strategy is built on the greatest use of the air force,” the Hamburg newspaper continued, "this tremendous expan sion of German air bases toward the north and appreciably closer to the British coast is of great impor tance for events that are to follow." With a constant stream of Ger man reinforcements reported pour ing into Norway, Germans mini mized the British mine-laying in the Baltic. Authorized sources admitted that some British mines may have been sown in Germany’s home sea, but one authorized source said there was “considerable fantasy connect ed with that story.” On the credit side of the German naval ledger was the announcement that two more Allied submarines had been sunk in the Skaggerak, raising to seven the officially re ported losses of Allied undersea craft in recent days, and the cap ture of the Norwegian torpedo-boat Hval. The sinking of a German mer chant ship by two British air raid ers at Bergen was admitted, but the German high command said both British planes were shot down. GIRL IS DROWNED AT NEARBY BEACH (Continued From Page One) gir), Frances Carver, about 10, and they had attempted to wade across the inlet. Caught in an outgoing tide, the girl was thought to have stepped into a deep hole in the inlet. A strong southwest wind swept her from lanu. The Carver girl managed to return to shore. The Girl’s father said that she '■as a fairly good swimmer. rightsville jBeach police formed a searching party shortly after the accident, at about 5:30 o’clock, and started a hunt for the body. The search, however, was abandoned last night until this morning, when it will be resumed by police and others. The family had been at the beach for about seven or eight weeks. Her father is employed by the Western Electr1 company in the installation of the dial telephone system In Wil mington. Since coming here the family has been living in a cottage on Ninrth Lamina avenue on the northern extension of the beach. The girl was in the eighth grade in school. BARRINGTONPROBES CENSUS SITUATION (Continued From Page One) as recorded by the enumerator down to the last family unit. "In that way,” he said, ‘‘no one can be missed.” List Presented Moore presented Barrington with a list of 182 names of persons who have called at the chamber of com merce ofice and stated that they had not been counted. The list, Moore said, represented about 1,000 persons. The list W'as turned over to Bar rington, who today will check each name with the local enumerators. Any other person in the city who has not been counted was asked to call the chamber of commerce to day. “X don’t think you will have to worry about a population decrease,” Barrington said, ‘‘from what returns I already have it appears that you will have something of an increase.” He expects to have figures on the Population to be released for publi cation the latter part of this week or the first of next week. The whole matter of “L'affaire census” started last Fridry w'hen the sidewalk survey revealed that 86 per cent of those questioned an swered that they had not been tabu lated, despite local enumerators’ claims that 80 per cent had been counted. Following the Star-News report, Moore took the matter in hand and las been pushing the inquisition vigorously since Saturday. arrington said that in addition to giving figures on the City of Wilmington’s population, that each suburb, such as Sunset Park. South i mmgtoH, East Wilmington and o ers, win have a separate popu lation listing. May Combine Figures ,, °“ may combine the figures for e ci y and the suburbs as repre senting the city’s population" a said. ne The census supervisor said th some ot the enumerators, in lf. la* individual blanks to be fide ' , ? had made it impossible for all returns to be in by now. Th- . * viduals in filling out the n, mailed them to Washlnat.'n" T either to the Lumberton o't'it, not to the enumerator in thei ion, he said. Several of the local enure have entirely completed tin in their divisions. One enmm , he pointed out, not only got ,,, 1 one residing along the river went out on the river and m.,, several house-boat dwellers. Barrington said that reports 80 far are nothing to get about. "Don’t worry,” he said, "ev ,,a will be counted before it’s all op • Barrington will meet with \ enumerators in room 225 tjl customhouse this morning a. s o’clock for a discussion of the on census. He will return to I. ton this afternoon and plans to re. turn here probably next week o r j personal re-check on the popular,!,, NARVIK RECAPTURED BY NORWAY’S ARMY (Continued From Page One) the place ol our headquarters se cret.” The Norwegian command orfi Norwegian officers "to cooperate the fullest extent with their Free, i and British allies in effectively dealing a crushing blow to .hr;,, . forces occupying the cities ana towns of Norway.” "Must Coordinate” The three armies "must coordinate their operations in such a manner as to make them act as one," the command declared in urging i. of ficers to “consult liberally with French and English commanders ., as to avoid friction and blunders.' "Numerous and well armed" Ger man forces, It was added, make it necessary that Norwegian com mander:; not undertake "any rash actions.” The army communique gave no details of the battle at Narvik, and failed to state whether any Germans there were taken prisoner or in what direction they had retreated. It said the British naval forces, however, had been lying outsi , Narvik harbor waiting for the Nor wegian forces to organize properly in order to deal a decisive blow. Germans Flee (A British broadcast, heard in New York, quoted Swedish sources as saying Germans at Narvik had fallen into the hands of the Nor wegian army. Some of the Germans fled as far as the Swedish bonk-r where they were disarmed mi in terned, it was declared. (Meanwhile, Sweden herself was reported taking various strict pre cautionary measures to guard against any surprises, according to information reaching London and Berlin. (Ihe German radio broadcast a warning that aii lighthouses amt signal fires on Sweden’s southern coast had been extinguished. There was considerable speculation in Berlin diplomatic circles which sail such a precaution would be taken only under extraordinary circum stances.) A state of air raid preparedness was ordered effective at noon Tues day (6 a. m„ EST). In Swedish provinces bordering Norway arid in parts of southern and western Sweden as well. (A British news agency. Ex change Telegraph, said all traf'h over the Norwegian-Swedish border also had been stopped.) The Swedish bureau of informa tion put up posters warning the public against spreading rumor? believing unconfirmed reports, and similar admonitions were addressed to theater-goers and radio listeners. In line with the campaign to pi serve normal conditions, regular air service still was being main min ed between Stockholm and Berlin, the Baltic countries and Mos-aov at noon today. KERMON INJURED IN CAR ACCIDENT (Continued From Page One) Thurman of Rocky Mount, and Join R. Bagwell of Durham—were ad mitted to a hospital here, wlifre their condition was believed to !)“ satisfactory. Most seriously hurt was Kerraon, a candidate for tea legislature from New Hanover coun ty, who suffered a cerebral ,ncus sion. Tlie fourth, W. F. Morris- a Raleigh, executive secretary of tn* state board of examiners of plum - ing an,j heating contractors. taken to raleigh in an ambul--.n* and admitted to a hospital tlitre. Family Advised Mr. Kermon’s family here re vised of the accident last nisi member asked that friends win to learn of his condition tel' hi soffice instead of the residence. TERMINAL PLAN IS PRESENTED BY HIERS (Continued From Page One) 1,386,877 tons handled through port could easily be trebled by ting the tobacco, cotton, and c,‘ state products back where tie - l,e' long." Mr. Hiers gave a brief skeen (,t the histor yofth e local port mission, which was organized n 1935 to work under the county missioners to develop trace •»* the Cape Fear river. He said the commission h pealed to local terminal o" t" 1937 to increase their lank' -■ *>#• that they were "uninterested.'