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The Wilmington morning star. (Wilmington, N.C.) 1909-1990, February 03, 1941, FINAL EDITION, Image 10

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Paper Wants Portugal Made
Clearing Center for Aid for
War’s Child Victims
LISBON, Portugal, Peb. 2.— UP)—
The influential newspaper Diario
Noticias prominently displayed to
day an editorial urging that Portu
gal make hers ;lf the clearing cen
ter for relief for child victims of
the European war.
The director of the paper, Augus
to De Castro, in his front page
editorial under a five-column head
line, “Let us save the children,
victims of the war,' made these
“Let us coordinate all efforts,
from those of the esteemed inter
nation? 1 Red Cross down.
“Why do we not pr pose crea
tion in all countries at war of ‘shel
ter cities’ where children exposed
to immediate danger may. take
“Why not ask and get establish
ment in Portugal of an internation
al center for protection and dis
tribution of children, authorized by
the belegerent governments, and
for food destined exclusively for
charitable purposes?’’
De Castro expressed certainty
the Portuguese government would
Support the proposals and that bel
ligerent nations would “accept
with emypathy.”
Already Portugal figures largely
|n international relief activities
The Red Cross, the Rockefeller
foundation and various organiza
tions aiding prisoners of war in
Germany and Italy base much of
their operations here. 3
Nationally - Known Acrobatic
Airman En Route from
Miami to Lockhaven
Don Brent, nationally - known
acrobatic flier and head of the
Eondan Shows, Inc., stopped at
Bluethenthal airport here for the
night last night while en route from
Miami, Fla., to Lockhaven, Pa.
He will continue on his flight
this morning.
Brent, whose speciality is tak
ing flight with two Cub planes from
the back of a tri-motor plane in
“piggy back” fashion. recently
participated in the Miami air
shows. He also performed in the
National Air Races at Cleveland
in 1939.
He is taking his specially deco
rated plane to Lockhaven to be
Brent arrived at the airport in
time for a Model Airplane meet,
which was attended by a big crowd,
Among the loading models entered
in the meet were those of Dwight
McEwen, Jr., Sam Houston and
Eddie Matthews.
Old Fort Leaders Will
Seek Munitions Plant
MARION, Feb. 2—<J&— County
officials and business leaders will
meet Tuesday night at Old Fort
to discuss plans for sending repre
sentatives to Washington in an ef
fort to obtain a munitions plant
between here and Old Fort.
W. W. Neal, former chairman
of the NRA coordination commit
tee and former representative from
McDowell county, is expected to be
in charge of the campaign.
RALEIGH, Feb. 2.— CP) —Dr.
Henry Nelson Wieman, philosopher
and psychologist from the Univer
sity of Chicago, will speak here to
morrow night at the Institute of
Religion at the United church. His
subject wiP be, “ Faith For Imperil
led Democracy.”
Bund Leaders Sentenced For Hate Speeches ]
Wilhelm Kunze (second from left), leader of the German-American Bund, is pictured with three of
his cohorts before they were sentenced at Newton, N. J„ to terms of not less than one year at hard labor
and fined SI,000 each on charges of violating law against speeches inciting religious and racial liatieds.
Left to right, are: Gustave Elmer, Kunze, Leonard D. Clark and August Klapprott.
Florida Football Coach Try
ing to Line Up Eastern
And Midwest Players
ATLANTA, Feb. 2.—(51— Maybe
you thought Tom Lieb made that
trip to California, via New York
and way points, just to stretch his
legs and get some fresh air. . . .
But it wasn’t co-incidence that two
Nutley (N.J.) high school stars—
a 200-pound center and a jackrab
bit back—decided to matriculate at
the University of Florida next fall
for their higher education. . . .
You also may expect a few husky
linemen from the corn country. . .
To say nothing of Florida’s most
promising prep stars.
People: Dimer baiter, AUDurn s
number-one ballyhoo man, is turn
ing into an ace basketball mentor.
. . . His freshman team, which he
was “drafted” to coach, has won
11 of its 12 starts. . . . He expects
trouble next week, though. . . . The
days , two of them against the Pen
sacola air station. . . . Wes Fer
rell is the Railbirds’ choice to cop
the annual St. Petersburg profes
sional baseball players’ golf tour
nament. . . . Mrs. Luke Appling,
wife of the Chicago White Sox
slugger, is recuperating after an
operation. . . . She entered Georgia
Baptist hospital, Atlanta, Satur
day. . . . Jim Belliveau, Charlotte,
N. C., referee, is much sought aft
er. ... He handled the Clemson
South Carolina boxing matches
last night, then headed for Baton
Rouge where, he’ll work the L. S.
U. Southwestern fights Tuesday
Minute meditation: Freddie Rus
sell of the Nashville Banner thinks
it’s lucky Hank Deberry is a base
ball scout instead ol a manager.
. . . After serving his present term
in the Tennessee legislature, says
Freddie, he’d likely find himself
prefacing his tilts with the umpires
with “whereases” and “Mr.
Huddle-puddle: Auburn is shop
ping around for a football game
next Oct. 11. . . . The Tigers found
themselves with an open date
when they couldn’t get Florida to
swap off a tentative billing with
Villanova. . . . One of Atlanta’s
hottest schoolboy pitchers, Joe
Gaston, is entering the University
of Georgia for the spring term.
. . . . He’11 be eligible for fresh
man ball. . . . And speaking of
baseball, Muddy Ruel and Cecil
Downs think they have some real
big-league prospects among the 30
youngsters in their West Palm
Beach school. . . . Murray State
Teachers college up in Kentucky
got a sure ’nuff basketball coach
when it hired Rice Mountjoy of
Danville, (Ky). . . . His schoolboy
teams won their way through dis
trict and regional play to the state
tournament nine times in 15 years.
. . . And he has yet to coach a
team, basketball or football, which
loses more games than it wins.
Grapefruit gossip: A proposal to
change Clarksadle’s Red Sox in the
Cotton States league to Desotans
brought cold water from Charlie
Kerg, Greenville (Miss) sports ed
itor. . . . “Desotans,” he hooted,
“sounds like folks up around
Clarksdale will need an explorer
to find the position of the Red Sox
at the close of the season.” Wal
ter Brown, relief hurler for the
New York Giants, caught more
than he was looking for off St.
Petersburg recently. ... It was
an octopus, and when Walt netted
the critter it promptly snatched his
arm and wouldn’t let go. . . .
Portsmouth (Va.) of the Piedmont
league will ship 32 players to West
Palm Beach March 30 for the pre
liminary drills. . . Rochester, oi
the International league, moves in
Surprises Pop Up All Over
Nation’s Courts; Tar Heels
Still Top South
NEW YORK, Feb. 2.—(IP)—After
a lull notable for mid-year exami
nations, the establishm at of a new
national scoring record and the
first conference defeats of such
sectional palladins rs Indiana,
Oklahoma A. and M., Auburn,
Stanford and Washington, the col
lege basketball teams go back on
a full - time competitive schedule
this week.
The past seven days saw sur
prises from east to w'est, from
Rhode Island state’s tumble be
fore Temple at Philadelphia to
Stanford’s 45-44 loss to U. C. L. A.
last night and Washington’s two
defeats by Oregon State. They in
cluded, too, the 27 points scored
by Ken Griffith of little Alderson
Broaddus for a four-year scoring
total of 1,603 that supplanted Hank
Luisetti’s record 1,596 for Stan
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ences, as of today, are:
Eastern intercollegiate league—
Dartmouth, with 3 victories and
no defeats; Big Ten—Wisconsin, 5
1; Big Six—Oklahoma and Kansas,
each 3-1; Missouri Valley—Creigh
ton, 4-1: Southeastern—Florida, 5
1; Southern, North Carolina, 7-0;
Southwestern—Arkansas, idle the
past two weeks, 4-0; Rocky Moun
tain Big Seven—Utah, 4-0; Pacific
coast southern division—Stanford,
4-1: Pacific coast northern division
—Washington State, 6-2.
Among the ‘'ndependents”, the
East boasts three undefeated
teams in Seton Hall, with 37 in a
row and 13 this winter; Baltimore,
12 straight after its 49-36 whipping
of Marshall Saturday, and West
minster, nine in a row. Toledo,
mid-western standout, dropped its
first in 13 starts to Western Michi
gan Teachers last night, 41-28. Un
defeated Texas Wesleyan, together
with Texas Tech and West Texa»>
State, are non-conference leaders
in the southwest.
A combined review and preview
gives the following sectional set
South—Florida, who has two more
league games to play, saw its
main rivals knocked out during the
past week as Auburn bowed first
to Tennessee and to Georgia Tech
last night, 48-39. Tennc see in turn
was beaten by Georgia, and rjpw
is tied for second with Tulane and
Kentucky, the defending champi
ons, who barely beat Vanderbilt,
51-50. The Wildcats get a chance
to move up in two games with
North Carolina’s hold on the lead
in the southern conference, where
the title is decided by a playoff,
was strengthened by victories over
Wake Forest and Virginia Tech.
The Tarheels are at home to Mary
land, Davidson and Duke this week
while Richmond also plays three
in a bid to break a second-place
tie with South Carolina. 3
Inter-Racial Commission
Will Meet February 20
RALEIGH, Feb. 2.— UP) —The
North Carolina Commission on Inter
Racial cooperation will hold its 22nd
state-wide annual conference here
February 20.
Among speakers will be Governor
Broughton and Paul Green of Chapel
Hill. Green will discuss the drama
tization of Richard Wright's novel,
“Native Son.’’
DANVILLE, Pa., Feb. 2.—UP)—F.
Purcell Angle, 56, owner and pub
lisher of the Danville Morning News,
died tonight in the Geisinger hospital
after a week’s illness of influenza.
Angle had been publisher of the daily
newspaper since 1924.
three weeks earlier at another
field. . . . The Richmond Colts will
train at Greenville (S. C.), a shift
from their previous Wilson (N. C.)
site. 4
CHARLOTTE, Feb. 3—(fl>)—
School officials have a com
plaint on their hands and inas
much as there isn’t a prece
dent, they don’t know what to
When they declared a holi
day because of an influenza
epidemic here, the school board
received a letter from Jack
T. Moore, a high school stu
He wrote:
“Will you please stop de
claring holidays as the result
of this so-called flu epidemic.
“I won’t know a thing when
I get back to school. . . . Each
day I get lazier and lazier.
. . . Besides, after a couple of
holidays the students don’t like
to go back to school.”
Meeting of City and County
Commissioners Will Be
Held This Morning
A joint meeting of the city and
county commissioners will be held at
the courthouse this morning at 10
o'clock at which lime recommenda
tions for the acceptance of bids on
building supplies and materials for
the construction of a recreational
hail for the soldiers at Camp Davis
will be made.
The recommendations will be made
by James E. L. Wade, city commis
sioner of public works, and Louis J.
Coleman, county commissioner, who
were authorized to analyze bids sub
mitted on the materials and make
the proper recommendations.
The building, estimated to cost ap
proximately $10,000, is to be erected
at Fourth and Princess streets and
will provide recreational rooms and
facilities for the soldiers.
It is expected that actual construc
tion will be started Tuesday or
Wednesday. The project will take
about 30 days to complete, it is esti
TOPEKA, Kas. —(A5)— The tall
Texan walked into the army re
cruiting office and said he was a
bronc breaker..
“If I join your cavalry can I
bring along my own boots and sad
dles?” he inquired.
“No,” said the corporal in
“But I can’t ride them army
saddles,” the Texan explained. The
corporal didn’t waver: “Sorry, but
that's the way it is.”
'‘They’ll have to draft me, then,”
and the weather-tanned bronc
buster stalked out.
Cashing Assets
in me united states “for the
special purpose of getting rid of fix- '
ed British assets so we can buv the '
things we need ” Sir Edward Robert I
Peacock, British financial leader, ar
rives at New York by clipper plane, s
He will liquidate holdings as soon I
as possible, he said. ij
Demands for Skilled Workers
Results on Lifting of Re
strictions Against Aged
Secretary Perkins reported today
;hat demands for skilled labor had
-esulted in many national defense
ndustries lifting bans against old
;r workers.
In a letter to Senator Mead (D
NfY), the labor secretary comment
;d, however, that “there is no
ioubt whatever but that many |
L/l i v ct ic iiiuuotiica ouxi nuiu tu cz
relatively low hiring age limit.”
Miss Perkins said that a Cali
fornia aircraft company put on
several hundred men in the age
’roup 50 to 65” when she suggest
ed this solution for a lack of skil
ed help. She said a Baltimore air
craft company obtained ”300 badly
reeded machinists by modifying
ts previous age hiring policy.”
The New York senator has asked !
i senate investigation of “discrim
.nation against: cyter workers in
employment with the government
and with defense industries.”
Mead said spokesmen for the
railroad industry had informed
lim that “age limitation will not
oo permitted to interfere in em
ployment” during the present
emergency and that other private
corporations engaged in defense
work informed him they were
“liberalizing age policies and pro
pose to hire skilled middle-aged
and older workers.” 3
Bessemer City Woman
Killed in Auto Wreck
Miss Frances Bumgardner, 19, of
Bessemer City, was killed and two
other persons were seriously in
jured early today in an automo
bile collision near here on the
Gastonia highway.
The seriously injured were Earl
Jenkins. 20, of Bessemer City, who
was in the car with Miss Bum
gardner, and Jack Ballard of Lin
colnton, who was in the other au
Several other persons received
superficial hurts.
Esso Bayonne, 4,652 tons, from
Baytown with cargo gasoline for
Standard Oil company.
Phoenix, 3,511 tons, from Houston
with cargo gasoline and petroleum
products for Shell Oil company.
Marjors', 1,394 tons, from Texas
City with cargo potash. C. D. Maf
fitt and company, agents.
Tug and Barge
Tug Ontario and barge Derwent,
1.595 tons, from Port Tampa with
cargo phosphate rock. Heide and
company, agents.
Dakotan, 3,154 tons, from Pacific
Coast ports via Puerto Rico and
South Atlantic ports with general
cargo. Cape Fear Shipping company,
Tug and Barge
Tug Cynthia and barge McLean,
314 tons, loading cargo scrap iron.
Gulftrade, 4,223 tons, from Port
Arthur with cargo gasoline and
petroleum products for Gulf Refin
ing company.
Republic, 3,229 tons, from Texas
City with cargo gasoline and petrol
eum products for Republic Oil com
Maltran, 2,125 tons, from Port
Tampa with cargo phosphate rock.
Heide and company, agents.
Emilia, 2,946 tons, from West
Indies with general cargo. C. D.
Maffitt and company, agents.
Ford A Carburetor_§1.95 exch.
Windshield Wipers-§1.49 up
King Bolts Sets- 79c. up
Head Fight Fens- 25c
16 S. Front St. Dial 6238
New Spring Dresses
In Navy and All the High Shades
I OCq Develops
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Back After
r red Bate, radio reporter, arrives
it New York by clipper plane from
Europe. He was the first American
injured by Nazi bombs in a London
lir raid. Seven radio experts^ were
tilled at their work in the building
luring the raid.
Tabor City Man Treated for
Fractured Leg at Colum
bus County Hospital
WHITEVILLE, Feb. 2. — Daniel
Soles, of Tabor City, was admitted
to the Columbus county hospital
here this afternoon for treatment
of a fractured leg received when he
was struck by a passing automobile
while walking along the highway
near his home.
His condition was reported as sat
Cicero Canady, of Old Dock, was
given treatment at the hospital to
la v for a fracture of the arm re
ceived when he fell out of an auto
mobile near his home.
William Smith, negro, of Chad
bourn, was treated at the hospital
for a lacerated face, allegedly in
dicted in a fight with another negro,
I,ester Bracy.
BERLIN, Feb. 2.—(iP)—Permanent
ultural and recreational centers for
Jerman soldiers will be built through
out Norway, it was disclosed today
svhen Propaganda Minister Joseph
Joebbels called on the nation to con
:ribute. Adolf Hitler gave the fund
one million marks (about $400,000). >
All-Day Legislative Confer
ence Will Be Conducted in
Raleigh Wednesday
RALEIGH, Feb. 2— UP) —The
North Carolina league of munici
palities will hold an all-day legis
lative conference here Wednesday,
followed that night by a banquet
for the general assembly.
An announcement urged mem
bers to remain in town Thursday
to attend a hearing before the joint
appropriations committee on the
request for $3,000,000 annually in
nighway funds for the mainten
ance of city streets which are part
af the highway system.
One speaker Wednesday, John L.
Skinner, secretary of the State as
sociation of county commissioners,
vill talk on another phase of the
league’s legislative program—the
request for the return of all in
tangibles tax receipts to the coun
ties and cities. The state now gets
50 per cent of the intangibles levy
and the local units 40 per cent.
According to airplane tests made
by the U. S. Department of Agri
culture, about 25,000,000 insects oc
cupy the air above each square
mile of the earth’s surface. 3
Ptatt and Moon 'y,,1!
PresentjPrcgrcrn To^
Stuart Pratt and Fp,t.
members of the Ei-'m
sic department, will
piano program in the i
of St. James' 1
parish house tonight at st.™ . :1
The concert is bei,
by the Thursday Mon :
club. There will be n,
charge but a silver , fl
accepted at the door. . ! 0
Annual Boys’ State to
Be Held Aususi I
annual boys’state. Amei ^
educational project .!■ a ,
struct the state’s : .
of government, will ’
17-24 at Chapel Hill, p .. .
by the boys’ state comnti
North Carolina depot" , .
American Legion in lun.-r;,
here this afternoon. It j
lan, of Raleigh, chairmat
mission, presided.
—^—Gwyn A. P-.pc g,
two months old son of Mr. ana :t
Albert Boomer, of Boi
last night in a Lenoir hos
burns received a few hour
at the Boomer home. A
popped from an open tirepta-.
and ignited the child'-: clotheV "
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Carolina Buildino and loan Ass a.
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