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Attacks Governor Dewej • (Continued From Page One) Bulwinkle declared, “he might sa; .omething—and the chances ar that he would—against his sponso for the nomination. Tar Heel congressman cha] , Led Dewey’s charges that thi t Lmocratic party was responsibli . r any “tragedy’’ surrounding thi ministration’s efforts to prepar, Jhe nation for war. „j; there was a tragedy in thi ..(ion during these years, he de "lsrCd, “it was the tragedy of thi 'ater number of Republican: ho failed to listen, and the trage L was the record of his own party which attempted in every way pos ble to vote down many of thi President’s requests for the variou: hems of national defense.” Bulwinkle cited major defensi measures debated by Congress , j the Democratic and Republi vote on each, as follows: The so-called Vinson Navy Bill o: 1933 bringing the Navy to strengtl l2reed upon in the London Nava Limitation treaty of 1930—a meas e he said was necessary because the Republican party, while in pow r had tailed to “keep the strength .’the Navy up to that authorized b, the treaty; legislation bringing the Army, in 1935. to its peace time strength of 165,000 from the Republican-established number oi '18 750 under which the Hoover ad ministration had, he charged, ‘whit, tied away” the number of enlisted m men in com —— -— — I no. ■ irjje agreement with Iceland, un I ^r*which the United States event I ually obtained bases, despite the ■ "moans of anguish which went up ■ Jrom the Republicans;” criticism B bv Republicans in Congress of the B administration's continued diploma B tic relationship with the Vichy B French government, which, he con B tended, was largely responsible for B failure on Germasy to obtain pos B session of the French fleet; criti B cism by the Republican leadership U 0; president Roosevelt’s exchange, B before Pearl Harbor, of several B overage-destroyers for leases upon B British Caribbean island lands for B bases now used in the defen la B scheme, the 1938 proposal for B strengthening Guam defenses, op | posed by 138 Republicans, with on B ly 15 supporting it; repeal of the M Arms Embargo, in 1939, opposed ■ by 150 Republicans, with eight vot B ing with the Democratic majority; I the selective service law, passed I in 1940, with 112 Republicans vot I ing against it, 53 with the Demo ■ cratic majority; the lend - lease 9 bill, first enacted in 1941, opposed ■ by 135 Republicans and supported ■ by 25; the first Lend-Lease Appro 9 priaticn bill, opposed by a total of ■ only 55 House members, of whom 9 ij were Republicans; Selective ■ Service extension, four months be ■ ;;:e Pearl Harbor, when 133 Ra ■ publicans voted against the pro H pasal, while 21 supported it; repeal 9 d ban against arming merchant H ships, in 1941, opposed by 113 Re ■ publicans and suported by 39. ■ “Who, may I ask you,” Bulwin* 9 We shouted, speaking to the Repub 9 lican side of the House and his De 9 mocratic colleagues applauded, 3 “were the ones who did not want 3 this preparation? It was not the ■ majority, and it was not the Presi ■ dent.” Jjl "May I not remind the Governor ■ (Dewey) that it is a tragedy for 9 anyone, whether he is seeking pub 3 lie office or not, to make siate ■ meats without first investigating 9 all facts. Hj The American people realize 9 what this administration has done 9 what it attempted to do over the 19 oss'acles in the congress for na 9 (tonal defense and in the war ef 9 fort Bulwinkle took cognizance of re publican charges that a “great number of battleships’’ accompany President Roosevelt on his recent Pacific trip and that Mrs. Roose felt had unnecessarily utilized gasoline on her trip to Australia. Mrs. Roosevelt’s flight, he de clared, “they didn’t undertake to f'nd out how many soldiers were °n the plane, or whether or not the Plane was going that way. h seems to me,” he asserted, CityBriefs MARRIAGE LICENSES A marriage license was is r sued yesterday by the office of ; the register of deeds, Adrian r B- Rhodes, to Bernice Han chey, 20, of Rocky Point, and Helen Coley, 23, of Wilming ton. CIVITANS OUTING The Wilmington Civitan club held an informal outing at the Landis cottage at Wrightsville Beach last night. After dinner softball and other outdoor games were played. RECRUITING OPENED Recruiting, in the Fourth Civil Service Region, for Pearl Harbor was reopened Wednes day, the local Civil Service office announced yesterday. Recruiting is expected to last approximately five or six weeks until the quota is filled. Any person interested in fed eral employment, who is not presently employed in an es sential industry or is not utiliz ing his highest skills, can se cure information from the of fice. HOTEL TO CLOSE The Ocean Terrace hotel at Wrightsville Beach will close for the winter season Monday, September 18, according to an announcement by the owner, Mrs. John Snyder. The hotel closed last year on September 30. -V Obituaries McLEAN POTTER Final rites were held yesterday afternoon at Waymon church at 2 o’clock for McLean Potter, 64. of Acme, who was killed in an auto mobile accident early Thurs day morning. Interment followed at the Waymon church cemetery. MRS. LUCY I. WITHERSPOON Funeral services for Mrs. Lucy In a Witherspoon will be conduct ed at 11 o’clock this morning from Federal Point Methodist church by the Rev. Paul Carruth Burial will be jn the church ceme tery. The 64-year-old Carolina Beach woman died yesterday in Bulluck clinic after a long illness. Pallbearers will be Cliff Lewis, Albert Harriss, Floyd Fowler, A. Peay, Macon Greer, and D. II. White. MRS. W. L. REXFORD Mrs. W. L. Rexford died at Duke hospital in Durham yesterday af ternoon at 5:45 o’clock after a long illness. She was the widow of W. L. Rexford, a former pastor of Trinity Methodist church here. She is survived by two brothers, Samuel H. Futrelle and N. B. Fu trelle of Wilmington, and two sis ters, Mrs. John Humphrey of Wil mington and Mrs. J. W. Sneeden of Wanchese. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the Yopp fu neral home. _ \r Bottling Company Reports $206 Theft Norman George, owner of the Ne hi Bottling company reported to City police yesterday that $206 in cash had beer taken from the safe at his concern sometime between Tuesday and yesterday. According to police reports, George stated that cash receipts for September 12 were $635.93, which were placed in a money bag in the safe. Yesterday, b~ reported, he car ried the money bag to the bank, where the t .Her discovered $206 to be missing. No arrest has been made. “that the greater part of the ttlk that I have heard on this floor is mere gossip — gossip ill-befitting men who have a serious task con fronting them.” Hurricane Devastates New Jersey Coastline (Continued From Page One) boats in bays and inlets along New Jersey and Long Island. The dead: John Di Cicco, an Atlantic Ci*> air raid warden, struck by a piece of cornice ripped from a building by the wind. Joseph Lauzon, a Brooklyn mo torman, electrocuted as he step ped from his car. An unidentified man who was drowned off Port Washington, N, All records for wind velocity in New York City were broken when the wind reached 80 miles an hour at 8:25 p. m„ Eastern War Time Gusts as high as 95 miles an hour were reported by the Wea ther Bureau. The bureau said the highest previous velocity in the nation’s largest city was 73 miles an hour in 1912. The 90-mile-an-hour reading was recorded at the Coast Guard station at Manasquan, N. J., about eight miles south of the resort city oi Asbury Park. Winds as high as 83 miles an hour were recorded earl ier on the Virginia coast. Water five to six feet deep, all from rain, blocked highways in the vicinity of Hicksville, N. Y., a Long Island community in an area hard hit by the famous hurricane of 1938. Hundreds of automobiles were stalled along the Jericho turnpike on the northern coast of Long Is land and elsewhere. Fishing craft and other small boats were report ed washed ashore on the southern side of Long Island and in har bors on the north side. Trees up to 60 feet high were top pled in the area of Hicksville and Riverhead. Sheriff W. C. McCollom of Suf folk County, N- Y., reported abnor mally high tides in the area. Elec tric service in the area was “off and on”, he said. The Weather Bureau reported in an advisory that the storm center was expected to pass across east ern Long Island and enter southern New England. But hurricane warn ings were lowered from Delaware breakwater to Norfolk, Va. Repeated breaks in the long is land railroad signal system caus ed difficulty in keeping trains mov ing. Ferry operations between New York and Hoboken, N. J., were sus pended because docks were cover ed with two feet of water. With drawn from operations were the Lackawanna Railroad ferry at 23rd Street and the Barkley Street ferry. Beaches along the southern shore of Long Island, including such ex clusive reports as Southampton, were evacuated. Police cleared a 12-mile stretch of the Rhode Island shore between — Watch Hill and Weekapaugh, one of the section hardest hit by the 1938 storm. In New York City, sidewalks were virtually deserted. Wind whipping sheets of rain around the corners of tall buildings smashed_ plate glass windows Four persons were cut by flying glass when the window of a Broad way self-service restaurant was blown in. Earlier in the day the swerving tropical hurricane veered eastward just enough to miss the North Carolina coast but the -fringe of the storm wrecked communica tions systems from Morehead City north to the Virginia border. After a night of suspense in which many coastal inhabitants fled inland before the big blow, the hurricane turned northeast at dawn. At 11 a. m., a bright sun broke through the clouds in More head city and evacuees began re turning to their homes. Winds that reached a velocity of almost 70 miles an hour tan gled telephone wires, uprooted trees and broke windows, and tor rential rains poured all along the coast, but damage was only su perficial and no one was reported killed or injured. At Raleigh, state highway patrol headquarters said that damage in the Elizabeth City area probably would be heavier than at any oth er point on the North Carolina coast. The Elizabeth City area had been without communications with the outside world since shortly be fore noon. Telephone and power lines were blown down by winds said to have reached a velocity approximately 75 miles an hour. Capt, C. D. Farmer, command er of the eastern division of the patrol, said houses were blown down in the Elizabeth City arm and on beaches in the vicinity. Particularly heavy damage was apparent in areas south of Nags Head. There were no immediate re ports of death or injuries, he said. Patrol headquarters had been in communication with the area by radio until shortly before 1 p. m., when the storm passed. No further reports had been received since that time, Farmer said. Warned in advance as the wea ther bureau plotted the course of the storm, which generated a speed estimated at 140 miles an hour during its week-long 1,400 mile career from the Leeward is lands, civilians and military in stallations were prepared when the winds struck. No damage was done at the three big military bases south of Morehead City, Camp Davis, Ar my anti-aircraft post; Camp Le jeune, biggest Marine base on the east coasjt, and the Navy’s air station at Cherry Point. City Back To Normal After Threat Of Storm (Continued From Page One) were at the disposal of the Red Cross. Both Davis and Bluethenthal Field sent bedding for the evacuees. The Coast Guard, its craft secured in Wilmington from the expected fury, was on an all night alert for opportunities of rescue; the Control Center was ready; sheriff’s deputies, the police department and the state highway patrol were prepared throughout the area for danger. Tide Water Power company was on stand-by to sever power connections as a measure to protect life; Western Union added helpers and posted lines men throughout this section. The community’s business routine proceeded in unob structed manner yesterday morning and emergency pre parations were dissolved. WEATHER (By U. 8. Weather Bureau) Meteorological data for the 24 hours ending 7:30 p.m., yesterday. Temperature 1:30 am, —; 7:30 am, 77.3; 1:30 pm, 86.5; 7:30 pm, 79.2. Maximum 86.5; Minimum 74.4; Mean 78.2; Normal 73. Tides For Today (From the Tide Tables published by U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey) High Low Wilmington _-* 8:13a 3:02a 8:36p 3:14p Masonboro Inlet _ 6:13a 12:04a 6:30p 12:13p Sunrise, 5:55 a.m.; Sunset. 6:19 p.m.; Moonrise, 4:04 a.m.; Moonset, 5:42 p.m. Health Board Favors X-Rays Of Teachers (Continued From Page One) dition of building and equip ment, general operations and hand ling, and refrigeration of places that dress fish and poultry. Neither the state nor county government, he pointed out, have ever had "specific regulations in regard to dressing of iish and poul try.” Addison Hewlett, chairman of the board of county commissioners, acted as spokesman in welcoming of Dr. James H. Smith newly elected dental member of the board of health. Dr. Elliot said that one new case of infantile paralysis was reported Wednesday, the victim being Donald Patterson, 4. of Sunset Park. He added that another child from Sunset Park was under obser vation. VSO Club Gives Program For Sunday Activities at the USO clubs at Third and Grace Sts. Sunday will begin with the serving of coffee and doughnuts from 9:30 o’clock until 11:30 o’clock in the morning. A half-hour program of piano playing and singing wiil be given by Mrs. Jackie Babcock at 5 o’clock in the afternoon. A snack supper will be served at 5:30 o’clock. Guests may go horseback rid ing at 9:30 o’clock and 11:39 o’clock in the morning, and at 2:30 o’clock in the afternoon. Riders will be picked up at the club -V Entire Gestapo Likely To Be Placed On Trial (Continued From Page One) ities of political rehabilitation of the people. So little reliable information has been available for about five years that there is no way of gauging at present the extent of possible underground organizations, the probabilities of separatist tenden cies among the several old Ger man states, or any of the multi tude of similar broad questions which will have an important bear ing, if they are not decisive, on the future of Germany. The second factor—Russian fear or suspicion—was described as be ing simpler to handle, although it is of equal or perhaps greater impor tance to the hope of permanent peace in Europe. The American government’s view was said to be that, for the immediate future at least and for the long run prob ably, complete and wholehearted Russian cooperation was the ab solute essential, and accordingly there would be no presentation of an Anglo - American agreement which the Russians might by the widest stretch of the imagination interpret as pressure on them. SENT TO HOSPITAL The condition of Margaret Small, Negro, of 415 North Tenth street, who swallowed poison last nigh*, was reported as fair by Jamel Walker Memorial hospital atta ches. Lee Pringle, Negro, of 9l4 Green street, who suffered lacer ations of both legs, back, neck and fingers, was reported in a satisfac tory condition. Hospital attaches said tha* she told them she was cut by her husband. -V BUY WAR BONDS AND STAMPS NOW SHE SHOPS CASH AND CARRY” Without Painful Backacha Many sufferers relieve nagging backacha quickly, once they discover that the real cause of their trouble may be tired kidney*. The kidneys are Natures chief way of tak ing the excess acids and waste out of tha blood. They help most people pass about S pints a day. When disorder of kidney function permit* poisonous matter to remain in your blood, it may cause nagging backache, rheumatic pains, leg pains, loss of pep and energy, getting up nights, swelling, puffiness under the eyes, headaches and dizziness. Frequent or scanty passages with smarting and burning some times shows there is something wrong with your kidneys or bladder. Don’t wait! Ask your druggist for Doan a Pills, used successfully by millions for over 40 years. They give happy relief and will help the 15 miles of kidney tubes flush out poison ous waste from your blood. Get Doan • Pills* IRoad n a ITQEV,C Wrecker Service vAU uu I iJ Service I KEYS for POPULAR _ CARS LOCK) and Repairs for Most Cars Speedometer REPAIRS AND PARTS MOTOR TUNE UP I radiator REPAIRS PRESTONE We Have A Limited Stock tfl '2th an(j Market Sts. 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