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' PRICES CHANGED
_ „,P pricing changes in the
4 revised market basket ceil
vhich necame effective in
icfS Hanover county March 13,
lk'e"„ . nnouncei Saturday by War
Price and Rationing board.
PThr amended Pnces are as fol‘
|0®si,ing prices for 24 ounce pa
ll container o+ quaker grits are
Pcr 1 ; store? eleven cents;
Cr0!!l 2 eleven cents; group 3,
■ cent's; and group 4, nine cents.
ter,;, “lima beans are excluded
A t|ie coverage of the dollars
tr0f:pnts ceilings and shall re
M“n subject to MPR 422, MPR
L nr such other regulation as
be applicable.
^prices on the revised list for
f.‘ ait yellow onions, and U.
f potatoes (except Idaho bakers)
changed so that retailers
8,w'id apply the use of percentage
j,-rltitos over net cost.
Wilmington retailers are urged
change immediately ail lists to
Inform with these revisions.
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PRFVETT !S HELD
ON ASSAULT COUNT
[Continued trom Page One)
. and he did not want to go
’ '[he hospital; he would rather
° prevett’s wife was cut five times
r the head and suffered fr^m
(ot compound fractures of the
jicsd and a severe cut on her left
hand, police reported.
Officers said she had been re
a; 304 Hanover street since
o-poim about a week ago.
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1 City Briefs
CHICKENS STOLEN
George T. Ezzell of 1003%
North Fourth street, reported
to police that someone stole a
chicken coop with 18 chickens
in it from the space in front
of his store Friday night. The
value was said to be $20. Po
lice said Ezzell had reported
the same type of theft on sev
eral previous occasions.
PATIENT IMPROVING
Friends of J. M. Marshall,
of Currie, will be glad to learn
that he is improving in Bul
luck hospital after a major op
eration.
APPOINTED
Rabbi M. M. Thurman has
been notified of his appoint
ment on the National Commit
tee of the United Palestine
Appeal. Previously he was
named to the National Com
mittee of the American Joint
Distribution Commission. Both
of these committees are agen
cies of the United Jewish Ap
peal.
MUSIC ALE
The Chestnut Street Presby
terian church will present
James Gordon’s quartet, the
New Hanover High School Glee
club, and Gwendolyn Stinson,
religious education worker, in
a musicale at 5 p. m. Sunday.
TUBE AND WHEEL STOLEN
Mary Maples, 3 North Harri
son street, Sunset Park, report
ed to police Saturday morning
that a tire, tube and wheel had
been stolen from the trunk of
her automobile sometime dar
ing the last three days.
BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT
Mr. and Mrs. N. W. Bond,
312 Wright street, announce
the birth of a daughter, Fran
ces Irene, on March 16, at Ma
rion Sprunt annex.
AUTO COLLISION
According to police reports,
an automobile collision occur
ed Saturday morning at Fourth
and Market streets, when a ve
hicle operated by Mrs. Blanche
Peninger, '409 South 6th street,
was struck by a Dodge panel
truck operated by B. J. Jones,
Negro, 117 Aycock street, Ra
leigh. Reports showed that no
arrests were made, but both
cars were damaged.
WILLISTON SPEAKER
Dean James B. MacRae of
State Teachers College for
\pffpnP5. af fi’a.vpftpvillp. will
speak at the monthly vesper
services at Williston Industrial
school Sunday afternoon at 4
o’clock. The Glee club will
also sing several numbers, it
was announced.
HANNEGAN FLAYS
REPUBLICAN PARTY
(Continued from Page One)
t.y in this great crisis justifies that
victory” and because ‘the world
requires it and destiny wills it.”
Earlier at a press conference,
Hannegan asserted President
Roosevelt was his personal pref
erence for re-nomination, but said
he was not trying to line up dele
gates to renominate the Presi
dent. He asserted he had no per
sonal preference for the vice-presi
dntial nomination.
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“FIRE ENGINE” LIFEBOAT
To save the lives of seamen
from torpedoed tankers, British
engineers designed an all-steel
fireproof lifeboat holding 33 men,
which ejects a shielding spray ol
cold water.
53 PLANES LOST IN
RAIDS ON GERMANY
(Continued from Page One)
where new Messerschmitt
models are believed being per
fected.
Landsberg was the scene of
Hitler’s imprisonment for a year
after his Munich Putsch of 1923
failed and it was there that he
wrote “Mein Kampf.”
Friedrichshavcn, just across
Lake Constance from Switzerland,
was hit by U. S. heavies for the
first time Thursday. It has air
craft industries and a big radio
location plant. This time it was
the objective of Liberators, which
apparently bore the brunt of Ger
man resistance.
The Berlin radio went off the air
tonight, suggesting that the RAF
night shift was taking over the
around-the-clock offensive which
at midnight had been in progress
for 84 hours.
Liberator crewmen upon their
return told of encountering much
more savage opposition than did
ILa n_1_ el ■
- Ui titoo UiCl 3 •
‘We were really lucky to get
through today,” declared Capt.
Andrew S. Low of Allenton, R. I.,
pilot of one Liberator and a dep
uty group leader. ‘The flak was
so thick there were times when
you couldn’t see through it.”
Another Liberator pilot, Lt.
James E. Muldoown of 52 Green
St., Fairhaven, Mass., said his
formation of 12 bombers was at
tacked head-on by about 75 enemy
fighters.
His own escort had pulled ahead
when the I.iberator formation
- slowed down to protect two crip
pled planes ana he said: ‘‘This
was the chance the enemy was
waiting for. They hit us in a solid
mass. A 20-millimeter shell came
through the co-pilot’s window and
set off the ‘abandon ship’ bell.
Smoke and flames filled the nose
of the ship. I saw several Liber
ators go down ”
The big operation was the 13th
of the month for U. S. heavy
bombers making daylight raids
from British bases.
Fortress crew's reported direct
hits on buildings and landing
fields at Oberpfoffenhoffen, 18
miles southwest of Munich, and
said they saw bombs land on
buildings, hangars and parked
planes at Lechfeld and Landsberg.
Flight Officer Fuld
Dies In Plane Crash
Flight Officer Howard L. Fuld,
of Long Island, N. Y., was the
pilot involved in the fatal crash
near the Southern Box and Lum
ber company last Thursday morn
ing, the public relations office at
Bluethenthal Airbase announced
last night.
Flight Officer Fuld is survived
by his wife, who was in Wilming
ton, and his parents of New York
City, who have been notified of
his death.
Officials at Bluethenthal field
reported that investigation of the
accident is still underway.
RED CROSS TO OPEN
APPEAL HERE MONDAY
(Continued from Page One)
Ehe New Hanover High School
j ROTC band will lead the parade,
i W. Ronald Lane, mayor pro-tern,
j will be in charge of the unveiling
j services and speak to those gath
ered fo rthe occasion, in the ab
i sence from the city of Mayor
! Bruce B. Cameron.
Following the unveiling cere
mony at the postoffice, volunteers
will start solicitations for the Red
Cross’ greatest appeal for funds
here. The women’s division will
begin a house-to-house canvass and
other campaign workers will start
the appeal for the 1944 War Fund
in their particular branches.
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FIVE MEN SEEK 1
SEAT IN SENATE
.... — j
RALEIGH, March 18.—W—The j
list of democratic candidates seek- 1
ing the U. S. Senate seat now t
held by Robert R. Reynolds
swelled to five here today and a
third candidate filed for the office j
of lieutenant governor as filing
books in the office of Secretary t
Raymond Maxwell of the State ;
Board of Elections closed for the ]
1944 primaries j
Giles Yoeman Newton of Gibson j
is the new democratic candidate ]
for the senate. His opponents are ,
Former Governors Clyde R. Hoey {
of Shelby and Cameron Morrison J
of Charlotte. The other candidates J
are Marvin L. Ritch of Charlotte ,
and Arthur Simmons of Burling- 1
ton. 1
In the race for lieutenant gov- ’
ernor, Jamie T. Lyda of Greens
boro added his name to the list '
MiUlnL „ „ J.. _T XT T5 I
jentine of Fuguay-Varina and W. ;
I. Halstead of Elizabeth City.
Two new democratic candidates ;
for major state offices are W. N. :
Crawford of Greensboro,, who filed 1
for secretary of state against the :
incumbent, Thad Eure, and L. J. ;
Phipps of Chapel Hill, who entered
the race for state treasurer against
incumbent Charles Johnson.
Two last minute republican fil
ings assured a complete slate of
candidates for all major state of
fices, including the nineth congres
sional district, republican primar
ies were assured in races for the
office of state treasurer, lieuten
ant governor and in the nineth
congressional district.
Filing in the Seventh congres
sional district were J. Bayard
Clark (D), of. Fayetteville, and
J. A. Maultsby, (R), of Whiteville.
The complete list of candidates (D
for Democrat and R-Republican) for
major state offices:
Governor: R. Gregg Cherry JD), Olla
Ray Boyd (D), Ralph McDonald (D),
and Frank C. Patton (R).
U. S. Senate: Marvin L. Ritch (D),
Charlotte; Arthur Simmons (D), Bur
lington; Giles Y. Newton (D), Gibson;
and A. I. Ferree, (R), Asheboro.
Lieutenant Governor: W. I. Halstead
(D), Elizabeth City; L. Y. Ballentine
(D), Fuquay; Jamie T. Lyda (D),
Greensboro; George L. Greene (R),
Marshall; Robert L. Lovelace (R), El
kin; and A. Harold Morgan (R), Smith
iield.
Secretary of State: Thad Eure (D),
Winton; W. N. Crawford (D), Greens
boro; W. H. Gragg (R), Boone.
Auditor: George Ross Pou (D), Ra
leigh; Fred S. Hunter (D), Huntersville;
J. M. Van Loy (R), Charlotte.
Treasurer: Charles M. Johnson (D),
Raleigh; L. J. Phipps (D), Chapel Hill;
Hiram B. Worth (R, Greensboro; S. B.
Roberts (R), Marshall.
Attorney General: Harry McMullan
(D), Raleigh; Sam J. Morris (R), Ra
leigh.
Superintendent of Public Instruction:
Clyde A. Erwin (D), Raleigh and B. Carl
Fussell (R», Wilmington.
Commissioner of Agriculture: W. Kerr
Scott (D), Raleigh, and Clarence T. Al
len (R), Aurora.
Commissioner of Insurance: William
P. Hodges (D), Raleigh, and Halsey B.
Leavitt (R), Asheville.
Commissioner of Labor: Forrest H.
Shuford <D), High Point, 4and James E.
Spence, Jr. (R), Siler City.
•ZYSAULicl ICJ UUSIU.C kjuyiciut - ■'•*• *■»
seats); A. A. F. Sewell (D), Raleigh;
William A. Devin (D), Oxford; E. P.
Slillwell (R), Sylva, and Algerton L.
Butler fR), Clinton.
Congress
First District; Herbert C. Bonner (D),
Washington, and R. Clarence Dozier (R),
Elizabeth City.
Second District: John H. Kerr fD),
Warrenton, Cameron S. Weeks (D), Tar
boro; and Thomas J. Moore (R) Wil
son.
Third Disrict: Graham A. Barden (D),
New Bern, and H. B. Kornegay (R),
Calypso.
Fourth District: Harold D. Cooley (D),
Nashville: J. Ira Lee fRi. Smithfield.
Fifth District: John H. Folger ID).
Mt. Airy: J. N. Freeman (D). Winston
Salem. and John J. Ingle (R), Winston
Salem. _
Sixth District: Carl T. Durham (D).
Chapel Hill, and Worth D. Henderson
(R>, Greensboro.
Seventh District: J. Bayard Clark <D>,
Fayetteville, and J. A. Maultsby (R),
Whiteville. .
Eighth District: W. O. Bnrgm (D),
Lexingon. and B. B. C. Brock (R),
Mocksville. _ _
Ninth District: Robert L. Doughton
(D). Laurel Springs: Monroe Adams
(R). Statesville; Emory C. McCall (R),
Lenoir. „ . ,
Tenth District: Hamilton C. Jones (D),
Charlotte; Joe W. Erwin fD). Charlotte:
John C. Stroupe <D), Hickory; and
Loomis F. Klutz (R). Newton.
Eleventh District: A. L. ulwinkle (D),
Gastonio, and E. V. Moss (R). Cherry
' ’Twelfth District: Sebulon Weaver (D),
Asheville, and Lewis P. Hamlin (K),
Brevard. ^_
PROCLAMATION MADE
BY MAYOR CAMERON
(Continued from Page One)
Guard have now enlisted in the
military forces of he United States
and it has become necessary to
take all appropriate steps to re
cruit a sufficient nomber of men
to supply the existing deficiency
in membership of the several units
of the North Carolina State Guard,
and the week of March 27 has
been set aside as a special week
for this purpose.
“Now, therefore, I, B. B. Cam
eron, mayor of the city of Wil
mington, North Carolina, do here
by proclaim the week beginning
Monday, March 27, 1944, as North
Carolina State Guard Week, and
I call upon the people of the City
of Wilmington and County of New
Hanover, the civic organizations of
the City and County, and ail em
ployers, to give wholehearted co
operation and support to the pur
poses and objectives of this special
week, and particularly to lend their
aid, support and encouragement to
the necessary enlistments to sup
ply full strength to the North Caro
lina State Guard, to the end tha
we may have more cerain pro
tection and preservation of the
public peace and of life and prop
erty within the City and County.
“In witness whereof, I have here
unto set my hand and caused the
seal of the City of Wilmington to
be hereto affixed, on this 18th
day of March, 1944.”
Bruce B. Cameron
Mayor
PRE-SCHOOL CLINIC
The Tileston school P.-T. A.
will hold a pre-school clinic
Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock,
at which time parents of chil
dren entering school next f*H
for the first time, are request
ed to bring them for examina
tion, it was announced Satur
day. ,
COUNTY ELECTION
BOARDS APPOINTED
(Continued from Page One)
personnel of the United States ar
my shall remain in effect and shall
be carried out. whether or not the
said bill becomes a law.”
The list of county boards (first two
names listed are Democrats third Repub
lican) :
Alamance: William L. Shoffner, Lay
ton E. Anthony, W. M. Euliss; Alex
ander, Dewey Sigmon, Chaney R. Watts,
W. P. Smith; Alleghany, L. E. Edwards,
Elmer Edwards, S. S. Landreth; Anson,
R. E. Little, W. L. Ashcraft, H. R.
Dennis; Ashe, H. H. Lemly, Emmet
Stanley, B. F. Cook; Avery, Lloyd
Franklin, R. W. Wall, P. A. Vance.
Beaufort: John G. Bragaw, Jack Mc
Williams, John L. Ratcliff; Bertie, E. G.
Cherry, W. C. Thompson, W. P. King;
Bladen, P. W. Jessup, Frank McKeithan,
G. W. Gester; Brunswick, David Ross,
Tcux&e urdiucy, neiuj- iuauiwuj,
ombe, Clyde W. Bradley, Anthony Red
ound, Edwin Monk; Burke, O. L. Hor
on, Buy McGinsey N. O. Pitts.
Cabarrus: P. B. Fetzer, O. S. Hope,
V. B. Ward; Caldwell, R. L. Bradley,
V. H. McGowan, Frank L. Smith; Cam
len, W. J. Burgess, C. S. Williams, Hen
y C. Burgess; Carteret, F. R. Seeley.
\ C. Wade, A. T. Gardner; Caswell,
I. H. Page, J. R. Williahis, T. H. Pleas
ints; Catawba. D. Lee Setzer, Hugh E.
i'ritts, Clarence A. Bowman; Chatham,
:olon M. Pattishall, WilUam R. Farrar,
>. D. Johnson; Cherokee, A. W. Mclver,
3earle Arrowood, D. Witherspoon, Chow
tn, L. C. Burton, Philip S. McMulla,
3eorge W. Leary; Clay, B. H. Martin,
3ayse McClure, A. H. Eller; Cleveland,
2arl S. Thompson, Zemri Kistler, Fra»k
Glass; Columbus, A. E. Powell, Jr., Per
:y Brown, David Smith; Crafven, Wil
iam Dunn, W. M. Bryan, Mrs. B. H.
louse; Cumberland, F. B. Rankin, Arch
McCormick, R. W. Herring; Currituck,
3. U. Evans, J. A. Summerell, B. C.
Kinsey.
Dare: George T. Westcott, Jr., Baston
^lann. W. B. Midgett; Davidson, J. M.
Daniel, J. F. Garner, C. G. Loftin; Da
ne, T. P. Dwiggins, Ray H. Burton,
3. G. Daniel; Duplin, Garland P. King,
rerry O. Smith, W. B. Knowles;4 Dur
lam, Sigmund Meyer, John W. Wil
iams, B. W. Harris, Sr.
Edgecombe: J. W. Forbes, C. S. Win
stead, J. C. Liles.
Forsyth: H. Bryce Parker, J. J. Harris,
tfenry W. Masten; Franklin, Phillips
l. Inscoe, L. O. Frazier, Bland Mitchell.
Gaston: L. B. Hollowell, H. B. Gas
;on, Herbert W. Bethel; Gates J. A.
jjason, F. Haslet Rountree, J. E. Cor
aett; Graham, E. Cooper, Wayne Jen
rins, John W. Stewart; Granville, T. S.
loyster, T. G. Stem, Jr., A. W. Peace;
Greene H. Maynard Hicks, Roy Davis,
L,. R. Aldridge; Guilford, Leslie Abbott,
b. J. Fisher, Jr., Martin F. Douglas.
Halifax: Waverlv F. White Robert C.
Shields, E. Dana Dickens; Harnett, Hen
'y C. Strickland. Arthur F. Fowler,
5r. F. T. Dupree; Haywood, Gudger
Bryson, Walter Crawford, Horace Sen
;elle: Henderson, L. T. Dermid, C. D.
Weeks H. F. Cantrell; Hertford Robert
E. Lee, Edwin W. Evans, Mrs. Iva L.
Jordan; Hoke, C. L Thomas. J. W. Mc
Phaul. D. C. Cox; Hyde. Murrel Swin
3ell B. F. Mason, B. W. Williams.
Iredell: W. W. Hartness, Hugh G. Mit
:hell Fred Lawrence.
Jackson: Grover S. Bishop, W. E.
Grindstaff, H. R. Queen; Johnston, Louis
L. Levinson, C. H. Brown. James D.
Parker; Jones B. L. Brock, W. N. Low
ery, H. M. Mallard.
Lee: Warren F. Olmsted, John W.
Liles, Wilton T. McDonald; Lenoir, 7?. T.
Allen, Lee Alphin, S. H. Newberry;
Lincoln, W. H. Childs, D. C. Killian,
H. A. Jonas.
Macon: James J. Mann, S. Porter Pier
son, George Dean; Madison, Glen Reems,
Byard Ray, W. V. Farmer; Martin, Syl
vester Peele, J. R. Winslow, Wade
Vick; McDowell, T. W. Gowan, Roy W.
Davis, E. W. Parker; Mecklenburg,
Chase Brenizer, Earnest Delaney, Mrs.
Vivian M. Jackson; Mitchell, George M.
Bartlett, Clarence Wilson, C. R. Vinson;
Montgomery, W. J. Batten, Ottis Poole,
Walter J. Kanoy; Moore, John A. Fry,
A. S. Buggies, B. C. Wallace.
Nash: William Collins, I. D. Thorp,
W. H. Proctor; New Hanover, H. G.
Carney, Robert Strange, J. H. Niggle,
Northampton, W. H. S. Burgwyn, Jr.,
T* T «?t*ir»hp*nsnn- W. T. Outland.
Onslow, R. V. Venters, W. 1. Jessup,
W. G. Trott; Orange, C. A. Bivins; C. P.
Hinshaw, C. G. Rosemond.
Pamlico: Geo. T. Farnell, A. H. Har
ris, K. W. Hardeson; Pasquotank, Tho
mas J. Boswell, Frank W. Hollowell,
W. W. Stinemates; Pender, Arthur An
derson, Richard Balcombe, Thomas S.
Cowan; Perquimas, L. N. Hollowell, Dr.
E S. White, C. C. Winslow; Person,
W. H. Harris, III, R. D. Bumpass, Edgar
R. Blalock; Pitt. Henry Harrell, L. T.
Pierce. H. R. Mumford; Polk, E. B.
Hall, Earl Swain, R. S. Ramsey.
Randolph: John R. Williams, T. A.
Eurns, J. G. Prevette; Richmond. Walter
R. Jones, Sr., Jesse C. Leigh, Sr., Ver
mon Hogan; Robeson George Lewis
Pate, Mrs. Daisy Meehan. J. W. Sellers;
Rockingham. P. W. Glidewell. Jr., P. D.
McMichael. F. E. Hester; Rowan, W. C.
Coughenhour, Thomas B. Van Poole,
Theo F Atwell; Rutherford, R. E. Price,
B. H. Lowe. T. C. Smith.
Sampson: J. K. Morisey, Dr. A. N.
Johnson, E. E. Butler; Scotland, A. D.
Phillips, John C. Adams, J. S. Beane;
Stanly. J. D. Forrest. F. V. Watkins,
Ellis Burris; Stokes. A. J. Ellington, J.
C. Craig. J. W. Hall; Surry. A. P. Fulk,
R C Freeman. David L. Hiatt; Swam,
T.' J. Cathey. C. E. Byrd, Sr., Norman
C. Champlett. _
Transylvania: Fred Johnson. C. Y. Pat
ton, A. E. Hampton; Tyrell, Needum
Brickhouse. B. B. Jones, F. E. Cahoon.
Union; J. David Simpson. Oliver How
ard. Henrv Baucom; Vance, Fred G.
Royster, C. P. Tanner, Thurman M.
Hicks.
Wake; L. A. Doub. Carroll Weathers,
Willis G, Briggs; Warren. Richard R.
Davis. Gid W. King, W. J. Bishop; Wash
ington, W. W. White. J. M. Clagon, J.
R. Carr: Watauga Broby T. Greer. Don
ley Hagman Reese. Russel D. Hodges;
Wavne, J. Soiver Holmes, Milford Ay
cock. L. E. Pearson: Wilkes, Jas. M.
Anderson, D. W. P. Absher, J. C. Gray
son: Wilson. J. M. Jennings, Dr. M.
A. Pittman, Thos, J. Moore.
Yadkin: David L. Kelly Fred J. Bran
den, T R Eaton; Yancey, James Hut
chins, C. L. Proffitt. Luther Ayers.
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INSTITUTE
DURHAM. March 18. — (JP) —
Professor W. W. Rankin has an
nounced July 3-15 as the dates for
the fourth annual session of the
Duke University Institute for Tea
chers of Mathematics. Professor
Rankin is the director of the in
stitute, the only one of its kind
held in this country._
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North Carolinians, and under God,
they are all Americans.”
Judge Stevens asked the em
ployes not to contribute $1 to the
Red Cross drive, but to give one
day’s pay to “help save our sons
who are fighting on 72 fronts.”
He discussed and praised the work
and accomplishments of the Red
Cross.
Speaking of the "Golden
Fleece,” he told of the story that
goes with the name, dating back
to the hisorical days of Greece,
which was instrumental of every
thing fine and worth while in those
The speaker was introduced by
W. R. Francis, of Waynesville, an
employe of the yard, and former
judge advocate of the North Car
olina department of the Legion.
At the beginning the ceremonies,
S. P. Ware, secretary of the com
pany, welcomed members of the
Legion and special guests.
“These men fought victoriously
in the last World War,” he said,
“and many of them have sons in
the armed forces of the United
States who are fighting on the far
flung battle fronts in this great
and terrible war.”
Mr. Ware added that the com
pany was happy to know that
many of its employes are mem
bers of the Legion. “They are all
making a great contribution to the
building of armed cargo vessels
here,” he said.
In his introductory remarks, Mr.
Francis said: “In sending this ship
into the water, we hope her rec
nrH when finallv written, will be
as outstanding and impressive as
the record of the men who built
her.”
Mr. Francis told of the "mag
nificient job of Judge Stevens, as
State Commander, which put him
out in front of the field for Na
tional Commander, to which he
was elected by Legionnaires from
every state in the union. No other
North Carolinian has held the po
sition, and no other National com
mander, from any state, has a
speaker on this occasion.”
Climaxing the ceremonies, the
New Hanover High school band
played “Anchors Away,” as the
large vessel began its downward
glide and Mrs. Stevens smashed
the traditional 1 ttle of cham
pagne against the hull. Mrs. Stev
ens’ matrons of honor were Mrs.
Carl C. Loth, of Kenansville, and
Mrs. E. Walker Stevens, of War
saw.
Among officials of the State de
partment invited to attend, were
R., F. Stevens, of Goldsboro, com
SEE THE GOSPEL
LIGHT
Dr. Wilson will use for the
first time the marvelous
optical instrument that
writes on a field of light.
PUBLIC INVITED
Sunday Evening
Eight o’Clock
Fourth St. Church
Cor. 4th & Church
nander; N. I. Turner, Rich
Square, I. E. Kelly. Beaufor, C.
S. Lehman, High Point; George
C Snow, Mt. Airy and Wealey
3rown, Asheville, all vice com
nanders; James Caldwell, Ra
eigh, adjutant and finance offi
:er; W. Bryan Booe, of Winston
Salem, national executive commit
Aeman; Ralph J. Shell, Hickory,
alternate national executive com
nitteeman; D. P. McDuffie, Hen
ierson, judge advocate; Mrs. Eliz
abeth F. Sharp, Asheville, his
torian, the Rev. L. A. Watts, Ra
leigh, chaplain, and R. L. McMil
Ian, Raleigh, national vice com
mander, and Norwood S. West
brook, commander of Wilmington
Post No. 10.
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WILL DISCUSS PROBLEMS ’ _
RALEIGH, March 18. — (iP) —
Representatives of civic, service,
patriotic and labor groups in the _■
state will come here Tuesday foe
a conference designed to work
out cooperative methods for hand
ling local problems expected te
arise with the return of service
men to civilian life.
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lillions of VICTORY GAR DENERS learned
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hey supplied their gardens with all of the
nany different elements vege
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Jigger yields.
BUT, what was equally im
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BIGGER YIELDS . .. BETTER
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< l,
1 /IGORO
ry fTrtilizer
• For your lawn, flowers, trees and shrubs,
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again available at your garden supply dealer.
Buy it early.. .to insure your plants tetttnt
all the elements they need from the soil.
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