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PUGH’S ATTORNEYS PLAN TO AP IL -— Columbus County Negro Con victed Of Criminal Assault, Sentenced To Die WHITEVILLE, Oct. 11.—Defense attorneys this afternoon gave notice of appeal to the state supreme court in the case of Charlie Pugh, 30-year old negro, who was convicted earlier today of criminal assault and sen tenced to die in the gas chamber at state prison on Dec. 6. A Columbus county superior court court jury shortly before noon to day returned a verdict of guilty in the case after deliberating for one hour and one minute. The death sentence was immediately passed by Judge Luther T. Hamilton. Notice of appeal to the state su preme court by Lee J. Greer, Jack son Greer, Sr„ and Elwood Weaver, members of defense counsel, auto matically stays the date of execu tion. A motion to set aside the verdict made by defense counsel was denied by Judge Hamilton. The negro will be lodged in the state prison “death row” at Raleigh during the week end. Members of defense counsel will be allowed 10 days in which to per fect an appeal in the case for sub mission to the state tribunal. The case went to the jury at 10:29 o’clock this morning after Judge Hamilton had completed his charge. The verdict was returned at 11:30 a. m. Shortly after the jury was select ed for trial of the capital case, the presentation of evidence began yes terday about noon. The negro was convicted of crimi nally assaulting Mrs. Polly Faircloth near her home on the morning of September 13. The October criminal term of court here came to a close this afternoon when Judge Hamilton directed a verdict of not guilty at the conclus ion of state evidence in the case of Willie Roe Coleman, negro, charg ed with the murder of Joseph Grain ger, negro, on September S. BRITONS ORDERED TO LEAVE RUMANIA (Continued From Page One) of rupture in Anglo-Rumanian rela tions would be made until the last Briton has left. Special Communique The Rumanian government, mean while, was drawing up a special com munique, announcing for the first time—officially — that the German military had arrived “to act only as instructors to the Rumanian army." Truckloads of baggage of German aviators arrived at one hotel opposite the Royal Palace where two floors had been reserved for 45 German of ficers, and an entire floor and other quarters were arranged for other high-ranking German officers — in dicating German military plans in Rumania are extensive. The flights over the oil centers un derscored a charge published in the German mouthpiece here, the Tage blatt, that Britain had assigned to Turkey the task of destroying Ru mania’s oilwells by aerial attack, and that the British minister, Sir Regi nald, was implicated in the plot. • CREDITS BLOCKED LONDON, Oct. 11. — Britain has blocked all Rumanian credits in the United Kingdom because of the en trance of German troops into Ru mania in an action similar to that al ready taken by the United States. In itself this order did not break diplomatic relations, but it was a clear indication that such a rupture was in near prospect, and tonight it was announced that the British min ister to Bucharest, Sir Reginald Hoare, had notified Premier Ion Antonescu that British-Rumanian re lations had reached a "critical point.” Whether Rumanian ships now in British ports are to be included in the order freezing Rumanian assets was not stated. What it means, in effect, is that no Rumanian bank account, no Rumanian-owned gold or other liquid assets may be used to buy any thing or be exchanged for British money. The authorized statement of Sir Reginald’s interview with Antonescu asserted there was reason to believe that Rumania had made an agree, ment with the German government even before the Antonescu group came to power upon King Carol’s ab dication for the dispatch to Rumania of Nazi armored divisions. JAPS DENY PLANS TO TAKE OVER AREA WITHIN SHANGHAI (Continued From Page One) ily of rewards for the arrest or information leading to the arrest of the assassin, turned the Japa nese-controlled Hongkew section in side out in the search. Reliable Japanese sources said one of Fu’s trusted servants slip ped into his bedroom, struck him three blows with a heavy meat knife without awakening Mrs. Fu or two Japanese and two Russian bodyguards in nearby rooms and then slipped through the outside guard, with word that the mayor was asleep, and escaped on a bi cycle. i Sentenced CHARLIE PUGH WAR INTEKrKEUVE (Continued From Page One) dence in London that the Nazi in vasion threat is meaningless now; that it has been abandoned, or that it would result in a crushing Nazi defeat, if tried in desperation. Nevertheless, a mopping-up cam paign by air and sea against pos sible invasion is the first item on the daily war-book of Britain. The Cherbourg sortie is important chiefly because it is the first time British capital ships have taken part in that phase of the fighting. These ships are England’s final hole-card against invasion. Their armored decks give them a def inite degree of invulnerability to air attack. It is Nazi torpedoes that most threaten them. Sub Rendezvous As the western extremity of the most dangerous zone of the “in vasion coast,” Cherbourg well might have been the rendezvous of Nazi submarines concentrated to protect the flank of an invasion army. They did not appear when British naval guns opened fire on Cherbourg and presumably were not there but off preying on Brit ish cargo. That would tend to account for recent increasing cargo tonnage losses, admitted in London. It also would justify admiralty risking of big ships in the herbourg sortie, an incident which must help public morale in England and particular ly in bomb-battered London, what ever else it accomplished. And the sortie indicates British intention to make absolutely cer tain against invasion before turn ing to purely offensive strategy in a winter campaign in the west. vrurtu mtauiun When British leadership feels free to concentrate on counter of fensive projects, however, the de veloping Rumanian crisis must catch attention. There is a weak spot in any Nazi-Fascist plan to use Rumania as a jumping - off place for a new smash to the east. This is illustrated by comment in the Germanophile press in Ruma nia. It charges British diplomacy with conspiring to attack Ruma nian oil fields by air from Turkey. The seemingly certain break in British-Rumanian relations could open the way to just that. Even without formal war, arrival of Ger man troops in Rumania for a sort of “watch on the Danube” makes that country a virtual Axis war base. And Rumanian oil is the vital element for the Axis in the situation, the most vulnerable point for British attack if ways and means to attack it can be found. Turkish-British relations admit of such an attack by British planes from Turkish bases if the Axis push eastward drags Turkey into the struggle to protect her most valuable asset as a nation, control of the Dardanelles. Nor is German or Axis military penetration to the Black Sea apt to sit lightly on Russian minds. That is Russia’s private sea, in Russian estimation. Across it passes the bulk of the oil necessary for the Red army and Russian industry. In the absence of adequate rail service from the Caspian oil fields, that route is as vital to Russia as Rumanian oil is to Germany and Italy. What Russia might do about the Axis push eastward to the Black Sea is the great enigma of the moment. 1 TURKS WARN NAZIS AGAINST NEW DRIVE (Continued From Page One) terranean air force. This is not suf ficient reason to explain such dras tic action. “Two, to assist in the occupation of Egypt, the Italian army has learn ed that an advance beyond Sidi Bar rani is extremely difficult and maybe Germany lias Judged it necessary to advance across the Balkans, across Anatolia into Syria and Egypt “Three, to assist in the occupation of Egypt by occupying Greece, which would bring Germany to the Medi terranean. However, supposing Greece is occupied, it still would be impossible to get a land force to Egypt because the axis does not lominate the Mediterranean.’* j WATER SURVEY IS CONSIDERED BY CITY BOARD (Continued From Page One) would first have to conduct a sur vey of the underground water supply in this section cr the state. That survey, he said, would cost $1,000 and, if it shows there is an adequate supply underground and his concern is g*ven a contract to bring that supply to the city, the $1,000 would be deducted from the contract price. He said, under questioning, that he could not say how many wells would be needed to give the citj a supply of 5,000,000 gallons a day but that it might range from six or eight wells to three times that number. No definite estimate of the cost can now be made in the absence of additional information, he said, but tentatively he estimated that the cost to the city would be around $18,000 to $25,000 per mil lion gallons of water needed per day. He suggested that if evidence of a sufficient supply for the city’s, normal needs is found, wells might be drilled along the present 24 inch pipe line which runs from the city to Toomer’s Creek or that they might be drilled between the Toomer’s Creek and the first lock and dam on the upper Cape Fear river, so that if the city ever had to have a larger supply of water than could be found unde ground, it would be' less costly to push the pipeline up the river to the first lock and dam at King’s Bluff. If evidence of a sufficient under ground supply should be found the reputation of the company would serve as a guarantee to the .city that the supply would continue, he said, and at the same time the company would inform the city to what extent that supply could be expanded if additional water should be needed in the years to come. D. J. Callihan, well-driller who has put down numerous small wells in this section of the state, told of his various experiences in getting water and in not getting it, of the geological formations he has encountered, and of the problems which will be faced in attempting to secure an underground supply of water sufficiently large to fill the needs of the city. Attending the meeting, other than Mayor Cooper, were Com missioner of Public Works J. E. L. Wade, who introduced the Layne Atlantic representatives, J. A. Loughlin, city engineer, M’Kean Maffitt, superintendent of the city waterworks, an engineer for tne Layne-Atlantic company and a rep resentative of the state board of health who has been working in Wilmington ever since the city’s water became saline more than a week ago. During the session yesterday morning Wade reported that the water in the city mains today is just about as salty as it was yes terday. F. D. R. INSPECTS «. DEFENSE PLANTS (Continued From Page One) tens of thousands of whooping, waving Americans of every age and color were jammed elbow to elbow along the route he traveled. If the President was attempting to steer clear of campaigning—the White House calls defense surveys nonpolitical—the people who saw him were not. Pittsburgh and its suburbs gave the biggest demonstration. There were countless flags and Roosevelt posters. Torn paper poured down Erom buildings and formed bright blotches Of color along the streets. With banners and vocal cords, and sometimes in organized “cheering sections,” at least a portion of the spectators let it be known that “We Want Roosevelt.” Here and there however, came a cry of “We Want Willkie.” Thirty-six electoral votes are at stake in Pennsylvania and 24 in Ohio in the election Nov. 5. At the 13,800,000 Terrace Village housing development in Pittsburgh, the chief executive dedicated the 100,000th dwelling unit under the United States Housing authority’s program, and turned its keys over to Lester Churchfield, 26-year-old mill worker, and his family of four. The occasion called for a brief, extemporaneous speech. Sitting in an open car overlook ing a deep gash in the steel city’s mills and the winding Monongahe la river, Mr. Roosevelt asserted: “The jobs and the homes of most ol the people in our country con stitute a part of their stake in the nation. “As long as they know that their government is sympathetically working to protect their jobs and to better their homes, we can be confident that if the need arises the people themselves will whol heartedly join in the defense of their homes and the defense of their democracy. “And so I regard these housing projects everywhere as a part of the defense program.” 1 MANY AMERICANS TO LEAVE JAPAN (Continued From Page One) before Emperor Hlrohito—a feature of this year of oelebration. of 26 centuries of the Japanese empire’s history, according to the orthodox Japanese version. More than 100 warships, includ ing a number of battleships, and 250 planes participated as the em peror watched from aboard the imperial flagship Hiyei with the admiral of the fleet, Prince Hiro yasu Fushimi, and other high of ficials and members of the im erial family. WEATHER (Continued From Page One) WASHINGTON, October 11. — (IP) — Weather bureau records of temperature and rainfall for the 24 hours ending 8 p. m. Station High Low Prec. Asheville, cloudy _ 69 39 0.00 Atlanta, cloudy _ 74 45 0.00 Birmingham, clear_ 77 47 0.00 Burlington, cloudy_ 60 33 0.00 Charlotte, clear___ 75 47 0.00 Chicago, cloudy_ 57 15 0.00 Cleveland, cloudy_ 66 48 0.00 Detroit, cloudy_ 70 53 0.00 Fort Worth, cloudy_ 84 61 0.00 Galveston, cloudy _ 81 70 0.00 Jacksonville, clear _ 76 54 0.00 Kansas City_— 60 0.05 Little Rock, clear _ 81 56 0.00 Los Angeles, clear_ 94 63 0.00 Louisville, cloudy _ 74 47 0.00 Memphis, clear_ 75 53. 0.00 Miami, cloudy_ 81 69 0.46 Mobile, clear _ 78 48 0.00 New Orleans, cloudy _ 80 65 0.00 New York* cloudy_ 71 49 0.00 Norfolk, cloudy_67 — 0.00 Richmond, cloudy_ 74 37 0.00 St. Louis, clear_ 76 57 0.03 San Francisco, clear_ 84 53 0.00 Savannah, clear_ 76 44 0.00 Washington, cloudy_ 72 44 0.00 Wilmington, clear _ 73 48 0.00 BRITISH, GERMAN GUNS STAGE DUEL (Continued From Page One) peninsula below Cherbourg. De spite dirty weather, the fliers re ported that they had scored sev eral hits and that other salvos burst on shoreline workshops and storehouses. Light and heavy men o’war, alike slipped through the thick misl off Cape Contentin Thursday night, leveled their deadly barrels anc pounded the ships in roadstead and port, capable of sheltering hundreds of vessels and at leasl fifty warships of the line. “Our salvos were seen bursting effectively on the targets and verj large fires resulted,” the admir alty reported, in the noncommita: phrases of Nelson. “These were visible from our ships on theii way home at a distance of 4C miles.” The Germans have light navai forces at Cherbourg, the Britist said, but they made no reply tc the bombardment and Cherbourg’s shore guns were silent until the at tacking craft had come hard aboui and headed for home, 85 miles away, ' Then they opened up, but the admiralty said “no damages oi casualties were sustained.” (German sources, admitting “ar attempted bombardment of Cher bourg by an enemy cruiser,” saic the attacker was “driven away’ by fire from ashore,) British planes directed the fire at Cherbourg, but that was now an incident in the Royal Air force’s night of counter-atacking. Bombers atacked from the Channel and North Sea shores op posite Britain to Kiel, Wilhelmsha ven and Amsterdam and were re ported to have devastated oil stores at Hanover, Cologne and half a dozen other points in western Ger man v. BOMB 35 AREAS LONDON, Oct. 12—(Saturday)— UP)—The “raiders passed” signal sounded in London r.round 2:30 a.m. today, much earlier than usu al, following a series of night at tacks in which German airmen, slipping in stealthily with motors throttled, down for long glides, bombed 35 London areas. The Nazis stabbed viciously and repeatedly before calling it a night but the Press Association said only a few succeeded in penetrating deeply into the city. “The raiders that did get through were even more random than usu al in their attacks,” the news agen cy said. It was disclosed meanwhile that several cottages were destroyed early yesterday on an estate near the country home of United States Ambassador Joseph Kennedy. Ambassador Kennedy was in b*. at the time and was uninjured. The walls of his house trembled and lampshades fell across the bed. This was the second close call for the ambassador. Late in August a bomb fell 300 yards from the house and recently a Nazi air plane shot down by the British narrowly missed his home in fall ing. Kennedy lives near Windsor castle. In London early this morning, one high explosive bo: tb wrecked a church and damaged Y. M. C. A. property, the British Press associ ation reported. Eight German aircraft were downed up to midnight, the air ministry reported. Nine British planes were lost but six pilots were safe. 1 MOORE IS ELECTED HEAD OF REALTORS (Continued From Page One) of one from each of the 14 local member boards In the state. Plott Boyd, of Asheville, was elected first vice president; Joseph J. Currin, of Winston-Salem, sec ond vice president and W. M. Hewlett, Of Wilmington, secretary treasurer. Mr. Moore during the past year has served the associa tion as first vice president, Mr. Boyd as second vice president. Mr. Hewlett succeeds Hoyt W. Boone, of Greensboro, as secretary-treas urer. Mr. Clendenin, the retiring presi dent and J. Q. Davis, of Durham, were made counselors. ‘GOLDEN BLOOD’ WOMAN SEEKS TO SAVE BOY HERE (Continued From Page One) Walker Memorial hospital. Dr. Sid bury said the child's parents resided in Raleigh. The cause of his ailment hap not been determined. Honored By Legion Honored at the recent national con vention of the American Legion in Boston, for being the country’s out standing blood donor, Mrs. McMullin said the national executive commit tee of the American Legion had un der considertaion plans to sponsor her activities in the future. Called to Wilmington Thursday on another mission of mercy, “the lady with the golden blood,” who resides in the nation’s capital, was reached at the home of her sister in Phila delphia. She arrived here yesterday morning by train and is stopping at the Cape Fear hotel. Gaining her first nationwide prom inence through appearances on “We, the People” program, Mrs. McMullin established a new medical science re cord on the west coast when she donated blood to three patients with in 21 days, with all recovering. He rare blood has proved a curative for the most feared and deadly blood stream diseases known to mankind. Most habitual donors of blood de mand and receive fees,’ but this not the case with Mrs. McMullin. Since December 26, 1939, she has donated 45 quarts of her uniquely curative blood to sufferers from staphylococcus aureus septicemia, a deadly blood stream infection. Having an unusual philosophy of free blood giving, she is called “the woman with gloden blood" because “staphylococcus aureus” means ap provimately “golden germs.” Risks Life Her life is the story of a great woman who risks her life, not once, but often whenever needed, to save the lives of others and further the cause of medical science. Mrs. McMullin says she -is firmly convinced that the power of 'her blood to help the sick is God-given and can account for it in no other way. A woman who has saved many lives by blood transfusions, she has been a healtheir and happier woman by doing so. A niece, Rosemarie Ryan, started Mrs. McMullin on her humanitarian mission in 1935 in Philadelphia. To save the girl’s life, she was inoculated with the dread germ of a severe in fection of the blood stream, and sub mitted to a series of blood trans musions. The child promptly recovered and since that time she has made a life work fo snatching similar suffers from almost certain death. She has donated her blood to 36 persons, all doomed to die, and 27 of them re covered. Shortly after arriving in the city, she began receiving constant calls for blood donations for cases in near by states. She said she would re main in Wilmington until the local case is closed. This is the first time she has made an errand of mercy to North Carolina. The fact that her blood helped suf Eerers from steptococcus viridans and leukemia is considered extraordinary. Seeking an explanation, doctors be lieve. her many childhood sicknesses may have given her special immun ity. ghe had scarlet fever, rheumatic fever, measles, and an ear infection. Remarkable power of her blood to restore itself quickly is equally mys terious to the medical profession. She feels no weakness after a trans fusion, leaves the table, and immedi ately goes shopping without distress. She has no special diet, but drinks large quantities of milk and grape juice. CANTERBURY IS RAIDED BY NAZIS (Continued From Page One) ried out their assignments unhin dered by British anti-aircraft guns. DNB, elaborating on the official report of last night’s raids, said that London’s sprawling Victoria tation, in the West End, was hit hard and that numerous fires were started by bombs in mid-city. Half a million pounds of bombs were dropped on London alone last night, Nazis said. Spokesmen insisted that wide spread British raids over Germany and German - occupied countries last night had caused no important damage and none at all to mili tary objectives. However, they listed a score of persons killed in western Germany and 18 in Am sterdam and said that there was “devastation” over a residential area half a mile in radius at Ham burg and that another section of the city ws left “a shambles of ashes.” British raids in half a dozen western German cities were ac knowledged, with non-military ob jects such as houses and hospitals declared hit. 1 2,500,000 MEN EXPECTED TO BE DRAFTED IN YEAR (Continued From Page One) tion lottery” which will determine the order in which men are draft ed. The date for the lottery has not been set but officials said it probably would be held between October 21 and 26. Local boards have been instructed to mail out questionnaires at the rate of not more than 50 daily, so as to insure heir abilit” to classify them with out congestion. In the case of boards with small quotas to fill, the mailing of ques tionnaire may be completed in two or three weeks. The new questionnaire asks som 60 questions, divided into 13 se ries. They deal with such subjects as identification, physical condi tion, education, occupation or ac tivity, other occupational experi ence, agricultural occupations, de endenty, ministers or divinity students, citizenship, conscientious objection to war court records, military service and status as stu ents or presen t members of the armed forces. Some of the questions have more than one part and not all of the questions will have to be answered by every men called. Individuals will be allowed five days in which to answer and return the ques tionnaire. On the basis of experience in the World War draft, Osborn said a great many questions had been eliminated. Some of those, .how ever, such as the branch of the army a registrant prefers or what languages he speaks, probably will e asked by the army after the registrant reaches an induction center. 3 WILLKIE SAYS F. R. IS IRRESPONSIBLE (Continued From Page One) He had said in the prepared manuscript: “Oh, no. He says that Hitler and Mussolini would like to see him defeated this coming No vember,’’ but he changed the word ing to assert instead that the President declared “foreign powers” would like to see him (Roosevelt) defeated. The President, he said, did not make the statement directly but “hints at it . . . insinuates it. He leaves the real job to his hand picked candidate for vice presi dent and his handpicked of New York. ' rnor The crowd, estimated bv Gen B. Hunt, ball park superintended at between 32,000 and 35,000, ch ’ ed the speaker frequently ’ (ll,,7r‘ his address, which was brcnrt ‘ nationally. lst “If we have an irresponsible „ ernment in Washington during ,7’ next four years," he said, "j i"9 lieve that democracy will (au if democracy falls in America t will perish from the earth." * GERMANY, RUSSIA PLAN NEW TALKS (Continued From Page One) flict with those Rome, Berlin and Tokyo. “So far as territorial problems are concerned,” it asserted, it I is pointed out in Berlin the Soviet union would be able to procure solid political and commercial ad vantages through new relations to the Reich.” Dienst, which is close to the German foreign office, said that among other things the forthcom ing Moscow conversations would deal with semi-annual trade bal ances between the two powers and their gelation to Russia's newly gained territories — the annexed Baltic states of Lithuania, Estonia and Lativa and Rumanian - ceded Bessarabia. FROSH WIN CHAPEL HILL, Oct. 11._W ■The freshman cross country team of the University of North Caro, lina defeated Jefferson High (Hoa noke) today in the first meet of the season here by a score of 2:1 to 34. Carolina's Jack Miine and Jefferson High’s Alvin Smith ran a close race over the 1.9 mile course with Milne breaking the tape in 9:54. Smith’s time was 10:07. SAVE! SAVE! SAVE! Renew your fire or auto insurance In a strong non-assessable mutual Company. Current savings 25 per cent. - F. E. LIVINGSTON & CO. MUTUAL INSURANCE r ^UJW^TlWSr CHOICE OF MILLIONS^ ^ tist WHO HAVE MADE IT WORLD'S 2? I91 SIS-SELLER *T IOC gkl.,^ST.JOSIPH ASPIRIM TIRED FEET I '^spenetroJ •jj Beware Coughs from common colds That Hang On Creomulsion relieves promptly be- L cause it goes right to the seat of the p trouble to help loosen and expel I germ laden phlegm, and aid nature I to soothe and heal raw, tender, in- [ flamed bronchial mucous mem- I branes. 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