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Roosevelt’s War Message.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1944,
TOP O’ THE MORNING
Of all the marvellous works of the Deity,
perhaps there is nothing that angels behold
with such supreme astonishment as a proud
man.— Colton.
-V
Battle of Budapest
Throughout the steady advance of Russian
armed forces upon Budapest, capital of Hun
gary, the public has wondered, and been deep
ly concerned, whether Hitler would turn the
beautiful city on the Danube into another
Aachen or consent to the surrender of his
troops engaged in its defense in the interest
of stopping needless and utterly defenseless
waste of lives and property.
The New York Times discussed the subject
on Monday and although the war is moving
so fast that the facts contained in its com
ments may have been changed by the time
this reaches Star-News readers the broad con
clusions the Times reached then are still force
ful. Said the Times:
“The criminal folly of the Hungarian Nazis
in thwarting Regent Horthy’s effort to get
his country out of the war while there still
was time has now caught up with them. It
may have helped them to stave off their doom
for a few weeks, but it has also exposed their
country to further ravages of war, in what
Horthy called an “alien interest.’1 Now it has
made Budapest, storied city on the Danube
and one of Europe’s glories, a battlefield.
“The Russian forces which swept across the
Hungarian plains have reached the outskirts
of the Hungarian capital and its fall is a
foiegone conclusion. The only question is
whether it will surrender quickly and thus '
save itself, or whether the Nazis will try to
make anolher Aachen of it. According to some
reports, they are already blowing up the
bridges across the Danube for a stand in the
western half of the city, whicn could only
mean its destruction. But there is hope. The
Germans themselves admit that Hungarian
troops are beginning to surrender in masses,
and Russian armor has driven both into Buda
pest and around it to cut off the Germans
reported fleeing from the city. In that case
the end should come soon.
“The capture of Budapest will be another
major triumph for Russian arms. But it will
also be of great strategic importance in the
battle for Germany, and as Hitler's own news
paper said, it will in part decide the fall
o! the Reich. It should finally knock out what
ever Hungarian resistance remained after
Horthy’s armistice appeal. And it would open
up the road for a Russian drive into Hitler’s
vulnerable southern flank toward Vienna and
Bohemia. Hitler is still fighting desperately
to keep the front and back doors of his for
tress shut in the west and east, nut the side
door in the south is swinging open. His efforts
to close it again by deflecting his dwindling
resources should facilitate the Allied offensives
now being mounted in the west and east.
The fate of Budapest, is a symbol of the fate
in store for Berlin.”
-V
Prelude to the Big Push
English and Canadian forces in Holland are
fighting and winning one of the war’s most
important battles. It is not one of the spec
tacular battles, as compared with the inva
sions of France and the Philippines, the dash
across France, or even the reduction of Aach
en. But it will certainly rank as one of the
decisive steps toward Allied victory.
Slugging doggedly, striking brilliantly with
Commando tactics, fighting waist deep in wa
ter for possession of a rise of ground, these
tough stout-hearted fighters have struggled
for the great prize of Antwerp. And soon
supplies for the invading Allies will be stream
ing through this great port. Then it can safely
be prophesied that the really big pushes will
commence.
Antwerp is one of the world’s chief harbors
and ports. It was so 400 years ago, when as
many as 500 ships would enter the harbor
in one day, 1000 foreign merchants were num
bered among the cosmopolitan population, and
2000 carts a week would lumber in and out
with the goods of a flourishing European com
merce.
By the treaty of Muenster the Schelde was
closed to navigation from 1648 to 1863, w th
two brief interruptions. But in the years that
i
followed the reopening Antwerp again becarr
a major port. Natural inland waterways wei
supplemented by a system of canals. Thes
with the growing Allied hold on rail tran
portation in liberated France and Hollani
will soon be speeding materiel almost to tb
fronts from Antwerp’s 30 miles of docks.
Of course the Germans have destroyed man
installations. But they cannot hope to imped
Allied progress seriously, not with the bitt<
knowledge they already have of Allied ei
gineering ingenuity and improvisation.
The inspiration that led to the floating coi
Crete harbors towed from Britain (which Ge:
man air reconnaissance saw but couldn’t fatl
om) enabled the beachhead to become th
world’s second largest port in the early day
of the invasion. Only New York harbor a(
commodated more traffic. The trucks of th
“Itedball Express’ and the engineers who lai
oil pipelines almost as fast as the armie
could march formed a connecting link b«
tween the improvised harbor and the fightin
men.
It has beer superb teamwork, to the glor;
of G. I. stevedores and truck drivers as wel
as infantrymen. Now, with Antwerp at th
Allies’ disposal, the Nazis can prepare them
selves as best they can for the final smashini
blows.
-y
Answer to Arnnem
Its, says Neal Stanford, one of our bette:
commentators on war changes, don’t win wars
and might-have-beens are the weapons only o
armchair strategists. But there are lesson* t<
be learned from looking backward as well a!
pushing forward. This, by way of preamble
to a discussion of what might have happenet
at Arnhem if the Army had been supplied witl
the new plane designated the C-82 when the
attaek was first made behind enemy lines ir
that sector.
Mr. Stanford spys of this and other matters
of air interest:
"If—there’s that word 'again—if the Allies
had had C-82’s on hand last September when
that vast air-borne army dropped out of the
ciouds in Holland, Arnhem might have spelled
victory. For the British air-borne troops there
lacked heavy equipment. They had the men.
They had the guns. But they didn’t have the
tanks or tank-destroyers. When the British
Second Army failed to drive through to a
contact, their game was up. Had there been
C-82’s to supply them with all the heavy
equipment that a standard triangular infantry
division requires, the story of Arnhem mighl
have been different. Army officers here are
confident it would have been different. The
"-82, though still in the experimental stage, is
already under production at a plant in Mary
and.
"But don’t think only the Allies miss the
jus now and then. The Nazis have missed
nore than their share of buses. The robot
jomb didn’t prevent or defeat the Normandy
nvasion. Rather than a lethal weapon dur
ng those crucial days, it turned out to be
i missing weapon. V-l is still dangerous,
jut it has not proved decisive. And now the
'JAZis are reported perfecting their V-2, a
•ocket bomb which could reach the United
States. But neither can win the war.
“With rockets being perfected for war’s de
structive purposes, it was a hopeful note in
he same day’s news to read that rockets
ire being designed for postwar peaceful
ises. Jet propulsion and rocket power open
lew horizons for the future. They permit
lew altitudes, new velocities, new power,
rhey are expected to revolutionize this war’s
postwar era as much as the airplane did the
ast war’s peacetime interim. Though de
leted to war now, they will be designed
for peace afterwards. Already the Navy is
reported spending $100,000,000 a month on
rockets, and the Army is ■ pushing its own
jxperimentations. If this is the age of the
airplane, tomorrow belongs to the rocket.
‘The Allies have one weapon which if it
ives up to all forecasts, is going to be
leither too little nor too late. Already the
B-29 Superfortress has forewarned the
Japanese of things to come. They have
oeen promised even more devastating air
raids than those inflicted on Germany. As
pur bases advance nearer their home islands,
their industry is doomed to destruction.
“For Japan’s industry is concentrated. She
las no satellite nations to aid her. B-29’s
are raiding the Japanese islands with in
creasing regularity. Even their presence for
reconnassiance purposes strikes terror
among the Japanese. In a description of the
msuing panic, symptomatic of the Oriental
Hind, the Tokyo Radio reports factories
osing their ‘calmness.’ If the mere threat
)l a raid can destroy ‘calmness,’ what of
•he real thing, what of a raid every week,
wice a week, thrice a week, every day?
Japan's ‘calmness’ is in for annihilation.
And commenting on Japanese phraseology,
pne recalls another utterly Oriental expression
:hat occurred the other day in Premier Koiso’a
report to his countrymen on ‘successes’ in
--eyte Bay. Though the Japanese Navy suf
fered the greatest defeat of its history, the
Japanese Premier, fireside chatting to his peo
ple on the ’victory,’ declared: 'Despite the
jolossal scores achieved in Leyte Bay, self
ponceit will absolutely not be permitted.’ Self
conceit? It is self-deceit even more than self
conceit that is proving Japan’s undoing.
“Actually, self-deceit is one of Japan’s worst
Bnemies. Admiral Sir James Somerville, who
(or 2 1 2-years commanded Britain’s Eastern
Fleet, can explain her rashness in attacking
America’s Third and Seventh Fleets off the
Philippines in no other way. By claiming
extravagant naval victories off Formosa and
the Ryukyu Isandg, Tokyo, he believes, ac
tually deceived its own fleet. Impressed by
e Tokyo’s claims that the United States Fleet
e was mortally hurt, three Japanese forces clos
;, ed in on Leyte, apparently expecting a soft
s- job. They got just the opposite. Their de
i, struction is history. When will Tokyo learn
e that self-deceit as well as self-conceit are in
effectual weapons against strength and truth?”
y -v
e The Hard Way
r ___
l" A crusading army of 77,000 British house
wives have signed a petition to Parliament
asking that they be given a legal share in
the family income for housewifely services
' rendered.
e Maybe British wives are different, but it
s hardly seems possible that their American
‘ sisters would tackle the slow and cumber
8 come process of congressional action for the
1 same ends when it’s so easy to go through
5 a sleeping husband’s pockets.
-V
* Secret Weapon
j ‘‘All the Japanese have to do in future
operations is to project their indomitable spir
its at the enemy and they will suffer internal
fear that will defeat them before they get
’ into the fight.”—Tokyo broadcast.
Undoubtedly Nippon will never again make
the mistake of hauling these indomitable spir
its part way on warships and letting them
try to do their projecting at close range.
-_V
Dog’s Life
| There have been quite a few critical com
ments over the fact that Field Marshal Sir
Bernard Montgomery has chosen to name his
well-beloved canine pet1 after the Nazi Fuehr
er. The consensus seems io be that what has
happened to Sir Bernard’s “Hitler” shouldn’t
happen to a dog.
-V
Travels In America
By EDWIN D. CANHAM
A month’s travel in the United States, from
New England to the Northwest, and to Texas
and the Gulf, and back through the Central
West, is a very thrilling thing in these days.
You have only to stop at any crossroads to
see things happening. People have never been
so busy before. Never have so many inter
esting things been going on. Never have we
had more need to think of tomorrow.
We are, for one thing, in the very last
stage of a tremendously important political
decision. Although a good deal of tension has
been aroused there is nonetheless an under
current of poise nnd balance Broadly speak
ing, the Nation seems to realize that which
ever candidate is elected, we must make the
subsequent demonstration of national unity.
The problems that lie ahead cannot be solved
on the basis of partisanship, and a bridging of
the gap between factions must be achieved if
we are to meet the problems of the peace.
Generations of soldiers and sailors and air
men have graduated from training establish
ments, and are winning great victories afield.
And now the process of training is being
tapered off. Our force is in being, no longer
embryonic. Many camps are almost deserted,
Many air strips are just broad stretches of
paving in the desert.
In the industrial production, the peak has
been reached and passed in numerous lines.
Great gleaming factories, air-conditioned, de
humidified, indirectly lit, are practically de
serted. Such derelicts of war are, in a way,
almost as sad to see as ruined cities. It was
mournful, the other day, to stand in such
a factory and see the final wing assembly
of a great bomber plant on whicn the work
ers had sardonically inscribed the words:
“The End.’’
But in other factories, even now the peak
of production has not been reached. In the
shipyards of the Pacific Coast they are
urgently seeking workers and more workers,
and their schedules of certain types of ships
are seriously behind. In some plane factories,
new types behind locked doors betoken com
plete retooling and vast new production.
And some factories, in unmentionable lines,
are just coming into production.
The stir of achievement is thrilling Amer
ica today. Industry has jumped 20 years or
more of technological progress in three years.
There is scarcely an industry which is not
using techniques that will carry its peace
time production into new and exciting areas.
This is particularly true in petroleum,
Chemistry, and light metals. But it is also
true in fabrication, in design, in mass-pro
duction method and in engineering.
Moreover, the economic and industiral
geography of the country has changed, and
indubitably much of the change will persist.
Industry has been decentralized. The North
east and Central West will not be stripped
of industry, but they must share production
with new factories along' the Gulf of Mexico
and on the Pacific slope.
nas maae great strides, too.
New generations of industrial leadership
have come into being. While there will doubt
less be a postwar trial of strength with labor,
there is at least a hope that the experience
of labor-management committees will have
raised the possibility of ultimate co-opera
tion. Possibly labor leadership has also
learned lessons.
These are just a few of the major phe
nomena. They hint at the problems we face:
the reabsorption of our millions of service
men and women, and the readjustment of
the millions of formerly nonindustrial work
ers who are now in factory jobs. Many of
the hundreds of thousands of housewives who
have donned overalls will be glad to go back
to the homemaking job. We will realize that
many of the gleaming new factories are as
expendable as the tanks or airplanes they
made.
We are an adapiable nation. We will or.
ganize the new America that lies ahead. Per
haps we will do it in the mood of the com
mittee which recently reported that the best
and most economic postwar use of the vast
bomber factory in the South would be to
convert it to the mass-production of poultry.
That’s for two chickens in every pot.
Somehouw the conversion of the bomber
plant into a poultry farm, likely to affect
the price of chicken all over America, is
symbolic of the transition we face. I believe
we will demonstrate our capacity to beat
swprds into plowshares, and Flying For
tresses into fried chicken.
-—V--—
Zadok Dumkopf says he didn’t know chicken
feed could really be bgi money until he tried
to operate a poultry farm.
“Time for a Change”_
'-•9P i
r* '
WITH THE AEF
Awakening By Drama
Editor's Note: This is the
third of a series of columns on
combat fatigue.
BY KENNETH L. DIXON
WITH THE AEF IN FRANCE,
Nov. 3.—(Delayed)— UP) —A small
group of medics stood around a
cot, silently waiting.
The sergeant lying on the cot
still twitched and trembled uncon
trollably as he had since he was
brought back from the combat line.
Unlike almost all cases of exhaus
tion or combat fatigue, he failed to
respond to rest, sleep, food and
sedative treatment.
A line company rifleman, he had
been twice decorated for his
courage. He finally went to pieces
after a week’s fighting in the worst
possible conditiors — mud, moun
tains and mines—during which he
participated in almost constant at
tacks. He was a veteran of three
campaigns in two years.
Doctors thought he finally crack
ed because a buddy with whom he
had been fighting since Sicily was
killed before his eyes. Other ef
forts to restore him to normalcy
having failed, they now tried pen
tathol, the “Truth serum’’ treat
ment.
Synthetically Drunk
This made the infantryman syn
thetically drunk due to intravenous
injections. The sergeant became
completely unaware of his sur
roundings.
This hospital where the worst ex
haustion cases were brought was
beyond earshot of the front, but
suddenly there came a low, un
mistakeable whistle. It never was
loud enough to be heard 100 yards
away, but it filled the little tent
with sharp-pitched memories for
anyone who ever had heard an
oncoming artillery shell. The sound
was coming from one of the doc
tors, whose nursed lips were whist
ling a perfect imitation of the
shriek of a shell.
As the sound grew louder and
keener the sergeant’s body froze
cruelly, in a tense attitude of fear
ful waiting. The doctor broke off
the whistle at the highest pitch,
paused, and then* popped his
hands sharply.
The illusion was complete. The
completely drugged soldier didn’t
attempt to avoid it. He came
sharply alive, his eyes wakeful,
his body under control again. He
began talking, shouting orders,
warning, calling names.
He addressed the doctors who in
his mind had become members of
his platoon. One was a lieutenant
in charge of the platoon. It soon
became obvious that he had little
faith in the officer’s judgment. He
argued angrily. Apparently the
lieutenant had been new in com
bat.
Another doctor became the ser
geant’s buddy. Twice shells almost
got him and it became necessary
to hold the soldier on the cot as
he tried to leap out when shouting
warnings.
In the next few moments. All
phases of the soldier’s last action
exploded all over the tent, reen
acted in terrible pantomine and
unconscious precision to the mos
minute detail.
Twice he killed—once with a low
voiced curse as he fired his car
bine and again with an aroused
angry yell.
The ferocity of the attack wa;
mirrored in his eyes as well as bj
ihe wild ejaculations.
Artillery fire obviously becami
more intense — and, suddenly
his comrade was killed.
It never was quite clear jus
how, due to the confusion and hi!
now frantic excitement, but jus
as suddenly the whole pantomini
ended—the sergeant’s eyes glazec
and he collapsed limply.
Then the doctors brought hirr
“back to the present,” quietly tolc
him where he was, that he wa:
worn out and needed a rest, tha
he would be okay now. Meekly
childlike, he obeyed, now that hi
had cleared the offending incident!
again.
This type of treatment is usee
only when necessary in a tiny pel
cent of exhaustion cases. It ha!
already been showing amazing re
suits. Many “violent” cases soot
are back on duty of some kind.
Due to the terrific strain whicl
precedes these seizures many sucl
soldiers are unable to return tc
combat, but through the pentatho
treatment they otherwise becomi
normal again.
These severe cases constitute les:
than 10 percent of the comSa
fatigue total and the treatmen
for the most advanced cases de
bunks another “incurable” mis
conception.
-V
Many Eviction Notices
At Area Rental Office
The Area Rent Control office re
ceived copies of 334 notices of evic
tions sent by landlords to tenants
during October, the predominam
number involving non-payment 01
rent, M. H. Moore, Assistant Reni
director, announced Tuesday.
Twenty-seven registrations were
filed during the month for hotel
and rooming houses representing
92 dwellings units in addition tc
295 housing registrations coverinj
houses, apartments, cabins and
structures in which there were less
than two paying tenants.
One hundred and six cases re
garding landlords’ petition for ad
justment of rent were received
out of which increases were grant
ed in whole or in part to 45 cases
24 were denied, and 37 are pend
ing action.
Out of 401 cases to be consider
ed for possible rent reductions or
restoration of servies, 156 were
processed for adjustment or settle
ment, 94 were dismissed, or drawn
and action is pending on 151.
Thirty-six refunds totaling $925.07
were made because of excess rents
aharged by landlords, and out of
53 cases involving landlords' peti
;ions for certificates relating to
aviction of tenants, 33 were grant
ad, five were denied, and 15 are
still pending. Moore concluded his
•eport by adding that eight cases
vere pending in the District En
forcement division in Raleigh
-V-—
LETTERS DELIVERED
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 .—(£>)—
approximately 400,000 letters writ
en by soldiers now in the Philip
lines campaign and Impounded
or security reasons now are be
ig delivered to families.
Prayer
FOR SHEER LOYALTY
To the Infinite Lord over all,
who inhabitest eternity, we raise
this- simple prayer for a spirit of
greater loyalty — loyalty to Thee,
loyalty to our country, loyalty to
our fighting forces, loyalty to our
leaders in government and in war,
loyalty to the whole mass of man
kind. We confess our sin of im
patience and of criticism. We are
prone to let the little things of
every day submerge our great
purposes and passion of partiotism.
Often we are disloyal to Thee and
to our Cause in our petty selfish
ness. Kindle anew in our hearts,
by Thy mysterious Spirit, the
bright flame of sheer loyalty. In
all that we think and say and do,
may we be animated by such
fidelity as Christ showed when on
earth. Thus would we become
worthier soldiers in Thy great
army of overcbmers. Amen. —
W.T.E.
The Literary Guidepost
BY JOHN SELBY
“Carl,” by Alex Celancon (Mac
Millan; $2).
Except in the vague way that
any good literary job has social
significance, Alex Melancon’s
‘Carl” is as devoid of that quan
tity as a Christmas letter from
Uncle Henry. Perhaps that is why
it pulls so at one’s emotions, in
these war-strained days.
Carl is a little boy who lives in
Louisiana. When the war came,
Carl had no more idea what it
was about than you would have,
at the age of seven. But he had
ears. These ears told him that a
tot of people were trying to make
a lot of soldirs and sailors happy
by writing to them, and sending
them small presents. Carl decided
to adopt a soldier, and while turn
ing through the New Orleans
rimes—Picayune with a pretty
good imitation of an adult man
ner, he saw the name Alex
Melancon over a story about one
3f the Louisiana bayous. The
aame pleased Carl.
He found that Melancon was
:hen at boot camp, and began the
’®nes of several hundred letters
hat eventually drew in “Miss
Annie” (Carl’s mother); his
Grandmother, whom he called
Merma; Carl’s two sisters, his
playmate, his two small - girl
friends and other villagers in
cluding the postman. Melancon
began to have a picture of his
very young correspondent and
also of the family and the town.
And Melancon was a writer.
He wrote some stories about
Carl for his old paper~~and Carl
became “famous.” Carl eventually
was bored by fame, too. He con
fided everything, literally every
thing, to “Soldier Boy.” He took
seriously everything “Soldier
Boy” wrote, even to imitating his
cur-door shower baths with the
whole neighborhood watching. It
is this continuing contrast that
makes “Carl” so touching a book:
The contrast of a grown-up sol
dier and a growing-up boy taking '
each other into his confidence,
becoming fast friends without
ever having seen each other,
building each a picture of the
ether that turned out remarkably ‘
accurate, when at last the two 1
met. This book has more charm 1
to the square inch than any simi- i
lar effort J’ve read year. i
| Interpreting
TheWar
-l""* -.u..malIull 01 Japan as ,
threat to peace in the pacific Ta
kyo could read into it j.. n’i-.l. °*
of ultimate Russian mn c'Dat *
in that task. P Clpatl0“
Aiuex'xucin supenortress raid
Singapore, and Jhe facl that the
dry monsoon now is blowing
Indian waters to invite active Al.
lied air and amphibious operations'
Targets of the big bombers fly
ing from bases in India, was the
dockyard facilities at Singapore
So far as Allied information goes
there is nc place other than at
Singapore where docking facilities
tc accomodate damaged Japanese
capital ships can be found in sooth
China sea or Dutch Indies waters
Any Japanese battleship with
damage below t n e waterline in
flicted by torpedo plane attacks in
recent actions is of limited fight
ing value until it can be dry-dock
ed for repairs. Denied the use of
Singapore docks for that purpose,
it is only in Japanese home ports
such craft could be restored to use
fulness.
me superrunress vaia on Brit
ain’s former naval base at Sing,
pore may have been directed in
part at finding and finishing oft
Japanese naval ships crippled in
the furious air-sea battles precipi
tated by American invasion of Ley
te. Admiral Halsey’s Third fleet
carrier planes have been effectiv
ly continuing the hunt for those
seeking refuge in Philippine har
bors including Manila. The mo
ment must be close at hand when
General MacArtnur’s land- based
ships, taking off from American
improved fields on Leyte, will take
a hand in that business as well
as in blotting out Japanese air
power throughout the Philippines.
Aside from the specific objec
tives of the mission, however, the
appearance of the B-29's over Sing
apore, and previously over Ran
goon, represents a change in the
previous use of this master air
weapon. It must be linked with
the reported massing of British sea
power in the Bay of Bengal and
' the crushing American blow to the
Japanese fleet off the Philippines,
i It has been generally assumed
■ that what is left of Japan’s main
fleet has been concentrated north
; ward. To divide it now between
1 the depths of the south Cnina sea
: and the American-threatened wa
! ters north and west of the Philip
■ pines would leave it exposed to
complete annihilation.
! JAPS OPEN FRESH
DRIVE ON LIUCHOW
CHUNGKING, Nov. 7-W-Jap
' anese troops launching a fresh
drive down the Hunan-Kwangsi
' railway advanced nine miles and
1 reached a point 36 miles from Liu
i chow, important Kwangsi province
rail center, the Chinese high com
: mand announced tonight.
1 The communique also stated the
' invaders had captured Mosun, 45
! miles south of Liuchow, yesterday.
The Tokyo raido claimed the Jap
1 anese took Mosun Nov. 4.
The high command said there
' was no change in the fighting for
Kweilin, where the Japanese were
last reported to have pushed into
the suburbs of the city from three
sides. Kweilip is 95 miles northeast
of Liuchow.
Foreign obervers arriving here
from the southeastern China com
bat zone said the Japanese forces
. were well equipped while the Chi
nese units opposing them were
poorly outfitted and generally out
classed.
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C. of C. Taking Census
Of All Organizations
The Chamber of Commerce to
an effort to imprpove its informa
tion service, is compiling a c.onl"
plete list of all of organizations
in the city, with the names ot
their presidents and secretaries,
city, county and federal officers,
and city clubs, with information
as to officers, time and P‘aC
of meetings, Walter J. Cartier,
chamber secretary, announce
yesterday.
He added that he hoped to have
the list completed within the nex
week so that the chamber of.ic
will be qualified to answer n
many requests received for 'ar‘
ous kinds of information.
Realty Transfers
The following realty transfers
were recorded yesterday in me
fice of the register of dee .
Adian B. Rhodes: _
Frederick Willetts, et ux. to
rothy O. Boone, part of lot 28 a
all of lot 39, Chestnut Heights.
Dorothy O. Boone to W. J- L-g
lier, part of lot 28 and all of r -
Chestnut Heights. •
Esther F. Meistei- to R- A •
dell, et ux, part of lots 2 an
block 3, Carolina He'ghts.
Ida L Konetes to John Konetes.
lot 13, block 58, Carolina Beach.
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