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SERVICE PLANNED Prayers for the armed forces will he said in a special prayer service at the First Presbyterian church tonight at 8 o'clock, ac cording to an announcement by pr. William Crowe, Jr., minister. The entire service will be de voted to the singing of hymns and prayers that will deal with the critical times, he said. Besides prayers for the armed forces, prayers will be offered for the families of men and women in mil itary service, for those who have lost kinsmen in the war, for oth ers affected vitally by the war end for our country and world peace. The minister invited all parsons concerned about the war to at tend the service. A sermon for Labor Day will be delivered at the morning service. The choir will sing an anthem, “O Morn of Beauty” and Sgt. Wil liam Watkins will play several se lections on the Sprunt memorial organ, including ‘‘Regina Coeli” and ‘‘Alla Trinita.” Mary Eunia Troy is the church’s director of music. -V GERMANS PRESENT NEW FREAK BOMB , i ————— (Continued From Page One) lied armies in France, the robot attack on London ceased for many hours. Anxious to keep details on per formance of the new weapon from the Germans, the government an nouncement gave no indication of the destructive force of the device, but press reports said one of the two that landed in England fell in an open field and caused a very heavy blast. The sky monstrosity first was reported a month ago from France, where a Messerschmitt 10S fighter W’as seen in flight hooked on top of a twin-engined junkers 88 bomb er which had been stripped of equipment and packed with an esti mated 8,000 pounds of explosive. The two aircraft were rigged tp take off together with one man in the single-engined fighter guiding the whole thing until near the tar get. Then he is supposed to release the unoccupied bomber and let it glide or power-crash against his objective. Many arguments were raised against the chances that this hy brid would prove an effective u»ea pon. One press report said the two that struck England went only 150 miles an hour. Lack of maneuver ability, lack of accuracy, manufac turing expense, ‘arid general vul nerability to air and ground attack were also mentioned as points against it. Killed In New Guinea Pfc. Harold Godbold, (shown above) 31, who has two brothers in the service, was killed in ac tion July 31 in New Guinea, accord ing to War department notification received August 22 by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Godbold of 1917 Castle street. Entering the service May 13, 1941, Private Godbold was sent to New Guinea February 6, 1944. In civilian life, he had worked a num ber of years at the Spofford Mills. -V BULGARIA TO SEEK A DEFINITE PEACE (Continued From Page One) porarily by fall of the Bagria nov government Friday, leav ing its peace delegation in Cai ro without authority. The German DNB agency, however, reported today for mation of a new government under Constantine Muraviev, saying that he and his new foreign minister, Petko Stain ov, were both known leftists. Muraviev, who has a pro-Al lied past, is remembered in London as war minister of the strongly pro-AUied Alexander Stambolisky cabinet of 192S. Stambolisky was killed by a military clique, and Muraview himself narrowly escaped as sassination in 1931 when he was minister of education. He was interned in 1934 for op posing the government policy., WARNING MOSCOW, Sept. 2.—UP)—:Soviet Russia warned Bulgaria through an editorial in the Moscow News today that she must enter the fight against" Germany., “It is time to make the decis ion,” the English-language organ said. --V-■ Tabor City Tobacco Mart Averages $43.35 TABOR CITY, Sept. 2.—The tobac co market here, which will be closed for Labor Day Monday, has sold a total of 4,637.564 pounds for $2,010,649.52 as of Sept. 1, at an average of $43.35 per hundred, it was reported by Harvey Fowler, sales supervisor. For the week ending Sept. 1, the market sold 1,521,888 pounds o< tobacco ■ for an average of $43.97 per hundred pounds. ■-V AMERICAN COLUMNS ROLL INTO BELGIUM (Continued From Page One) miles short the Reich border and well intd^ksrraine, which the enemy considers part of greater Germany since its annexation af ter the fall of France. The same German broadcast said one armored column of this force had reached Longwy, two miles south of the border of the tiny duchy of Luxembourg. Thionville is 17 miles north of Metz, well through the old Magi not line, and within 20 miles of the outposts of the enemy’s Siegfried line. It was considered possible that American patrols already had speared into Luxembourg, and there was no new* from Sedan, where it was believed advanced elements had crossed into Belgium on the road to Prussia. But Lt. Gen. Courtney H. Hodg es’ First army west of Sedan drew up its lines along a 30-mile fron* from 5 to 8 miles of the border of Belgium from Hirson to Charle ville. Virvins, 45 miles north of Reims, also fell in this advance. Racing For Frontier The British Second army on the west was racing for the Belgian frontier in the hope of heading off the Germans who have been launching robot bombs against southern England. They drove 51 miles northeast of Arras to Douai, 14 miles from Belgium and 65 miles from Brus seis. Racing through Flanders they seized Vimy ridge, north of Arras, where the Canadians won their great victory in 1917. Patrols reached Lens, 18 miles below the railway city of Lille and Armen tieres, and Pernes, 38 miles south of Dunkerque and 40 miles south east of Calais. Enjoying a lull from the robot bombsf London felt that in view of these successes the worst of this plague was over. While the Ger mans still can fire from more dis tant launching ramps, the longer bomb run will give defenses a bet ter chance to intercept them. • On the southeastern end of the front, the Third army was driving for the old Lorraine capital of Nancy from St. Mihiel, 32 miles to the northwest,' and the Germans were reported fleeing the city. It was along this front of the Meuse river from Verdun to St. Mihiel that the Germans claimed they were throwing in counter at tacks. Here the Americans were racing through the old Hindenburg line where the kaiser’s armies made their last futile stand in the dying days of the first World War. DRIVE ON LYON ROME, Sept. 2.—(A1)—Hard-driv ing American Seventh army troqps drove on Lyon tonight after cap turing the Rhone valley town of Vienne, 14 miles to the south. Earlier Lt. Gen. Alexander M. Patch’s Americans had thrust quickly through the village of Beaurepaire, 30 miles south of Lyon. The official announcement of the latest gains declared "action has been linked largely to enemy de fense of road blocks and patrol clashes.” Nowhere in southern Frnce was any general unit still attempting a determined stand, and even the rearguards were losing hsart as the threat of beingcut off from es cape to the Reich grew steadily with the advance of other Amer ican forces towards the German and Swiss frontiers. _v_ NAZIS FEAR WRATH OF CAPTIVE LABOR (Continued From Page One) the war possibly will be over in six weeks. None gives an explan tion for such swift conclusion — Secret weapon talk among Ger mans and foreigners trusting each other is derisive. They have no faith in such devices. Heinrich Himmler, commander in-chief of the German home army, is striving to keep Nazism uppermost in the minds of the people. Signs in official build ings exhort the Germans to “Com bat your enemy — he who does not say Heil Hitler!’ is your enemy.” The result has brought louder ‘Heil Hitlers” than ever among under officials. Hitherto careless, merchants fearing denunciation now are again singing out ‘Heils” to customers in their village stores. There is a death penalty for failure to do so. Soldiers returning or home leave have shown better morale than the home front. They preach that a lost war is the worse possible fate — ‘enjoy war, for peace will be dreadful,’’ they say. People in Berlin talk more and more of reports from the front of destroyed weapons and of flight from death-dealing frontlines. WEATHER FORECAST NORTH CAROLINA:—Sunday partly cloudy and hotter. (Eastern Standard Time) (By U. S. Weather Bureau) Meteorological data for the 24 hours ending 7:30 p.m.. yesterday. Temperature 1:30 am, 78; 7:30 am, 78; 1:30 pm, 92: 7:30 pm, 84. Maximum 95; Minimum 76; Mean -86; Normal 75. Humidity 1:30 am, 96; 7:3Q am, 95; 1:30 pm, 48; 7:30 pm, 96. Precipitation Total for the 24 hours ending 7:30 pm, 0.00 inches. Total since the first of the month. 0.00 inches. TIDES FOR TODAY (From the Tide Tables published by U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey) High Low Wilmington -10:07a 4:54a 10:37p 5:15p Masonboro Inlet - 7:51a 1:48a 8:20p 2:04p WASHINGTON. Sept. 2.—<#)—Weather bureau report of temperature and rain fall for the 24 hours ending 8 p.m. Station High Low Prec. Asheville - 87 63 0.00 Atlanta - 94 71 0.00 Boston - 90 70 0.07 Chicago _—- 89 64 0.00 Cincinnati - 87 58 0.00 Detroit _ 91 64 0.00 Galveston _- 90 80 0.00 Kansas City- 89 67 0.00 Little Rock_ 91 74 0.18 Los Angeles- 78 61 0.00 Memphis - 89 75 0.00 Miami _ 86 83 0.00 Mobile _ 92 74 0.00 New Orleans _ 89 75 0.10 New York _ 94 73 0.00 Richmond _i- 93 73 0.06 St. Louis _ 93 64 0.00 San Francisco _ 75 52 0.00 Tampa _ 92 75 0.00 Washington _ 92 71 0.00 Wilmington - 95 76 0.00 -V BOMBERS DESTROY 38 JAP AIRCRAFT (Continued From Page One) ing.” One of nine interceptors — a small force in opposition over such a prized target—was shot down. “Damage at the airfields was extensive and large fires were left burning,” MacArthur announced. The heavy blow, which followed a recent series of night reconnais sance and light bombing raids on Davao, was concentrated on the southeastern sector of Mindanao, which is approximately 600 miles from Manila. The Japanese, who haci warned in Tokyo broadcasts that “enemy activity against Davao bears watching,” threw up an intense barrage around the target areas. MARSHALL’S ARMY PLANS WIN FAVOR (Continued From Page One) and that is what General Marshall wants to guard against too.” A compact standing army, the Texan said, should suffice in the post-war period provided it is backed up by a large reservoir of trained reserves. “In the final analysis,” he added, Citizen-soldiers have won every war we have' fought. NO PliAN FOR NAVY WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 General George C. Marshall’s ad vocacy of only a small profes sional peacetime army, citizen - reserve backed, brought no counterpart idea from the Navy today. 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