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WAGGISH WITNESS
LIVENS HEARING
"Have you ever been in poli
tics?” asked John R. Morris, for
mer New Hanover county sherif
and twice representative to thi
North Carolina General assembly
from this district, of William J
Avrutis, National Labor Relation:
Board attorney, briefly reversinj
the roles of questioner and witnes:
during his testimony in the NLRE
hearing yesterday afternoon.
Mr. Avrutis hSd asked him the
reason behind his gratuitous offei
to help organize an independenl
union among employees of the
North Carolina Shipbuilding Co.,
the respondent to charges of un
fair labor-practice being investi
gated in the hearing.
After the chuckles had subsided
in the courtroom, Mr. Morris ex
plained that he had hoped to oblige
shipyard workers from New Han
over and neighboring counties by
assisting them to set up a bar
gaining organization which would
do them some good. He described
his motives as purely political,
•pointing out that some nearby
Counties occasionally ran in some
Hanger of going Republican. Mr.
Morris added that in the period
mentioned he was working in sup
. port of President Roosevelt, Gov.
. R. Gregg Cherry and Sen. Clyde
R. Hoey. the last two of whom he
referred to as his "very good
friends”.
Under questioning by Mr. AvrU
- us, interrupted from time to time
: by objections from Robert M. Ker
.iron, counsel for the U. S. A., Inc.,
the private union in question, Mr.
.Morris testified that he had con
. tributed $3,700 to the cause ol
organizing the U. S. A., but de
nied that any City merchants hac
' .backed his loans to the union.
". Such backing had been implied
■in earlier testimony by Jesse A,
Purvis, president of the union,
r Mr. Morris said his contributions
were intended as loans, not dona
tions. and that a written agree
ment between the union and him
**■ pelf existed to confirm this state
Jnent. The agreement was promis
ed in evidence by Mr. Kermon.
Following questioning of Mr.
■ Morris, who w'as not cross-exam
ined by either Mr. Kermon or
SMaj. L. P. McLendon, counsel for
ithe shipyard, Maj. McLendon re
-sumed h i s cross-querying ol
Archie T. Pruitt, ex-yard quarter
man, whose testimony had beer
^interrupted to put Morris on the
•stand.
; Attempting to show that an al
•ternative existed for the reasor
given by Pruitt for his termina
tion as a shipyard employe, tha!
his C. I. 0. sympathies had caus
ed his discharge, Maj. McLendor
•elicited admisson that something
;in the nature ol a feud had existed
"between Pruitt and William Mor
gan, a supervisor whom he said
had helped engineer his discharge.
At one time, he conceded under
questioning, he had become suf
ficiently irritated at Morgan to
lock him in a shelter housing a
lanitary convenience.
._\r_ _
Burgaw Lodge Appoints
Ten Officers For 1945
J. C. Hobbs, of Wilmington,
Grand Master of the Grand Lodge
of Masons of North Carolina, yes
terday installed the newly Elected
end appointed officers of King
> Solomon lodge Number 138, of
Burgaw, which is entering its 94th
year.
Officers installed were Jephthah
Casey, master; J. R. Lewis, senior
warden; R. R. Rich, junior war
den; T. T. Murphy, secretary;
Clifton L. Moore, senior deacon;
. C. F. Mallard, Jr., junior deacon;
Lewis Shields, senior steward;
D. O. Matthews, tyler; and the
Rev. I. J. Strawbridge, chaplain.
The Rev. P. L. Clark was also
installed as grand chaplain of
• Ihe Grand Lodge of North Carolina
at the same meeting.
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City Briefs
CLUB TO McET
The monthly mce: g of the
Winter Park Service club will
be held in the auditorium of
the Winter Park school at 8 p.
m. Today. This will be the
first meeting of the year. New
officers will be installed, re
ports for 1944 read, and other
matters of interest discussed.
MEETING
The monthly meeting of the
Interracial Ministerial Alliance
will be held at the First Pres
byterian church at 11 a. m.
today. A program of spe
cial interest has been arrang
ed, with the Rev. J. Furman
^Herbert as principal speaker,
according to J. B. Huntington,
secretary of the Alliance. The
Rev. Mr. Herbert will give a
report of the National bi-racial
meeting recently held in Atlan
ta, and attended by nationally
known sociologists who are
studying the whole field of race
relationships.
JAYCEE MEETING
Members of the Junior Cham
ber of Commerce will hold
their regular meeting at 7 p.m.
tonight at the YMCA.
REVIVAL MEETINGS
Revival services now are in
progress at the Holy Church
of Jesus Christ, Third and
Marsteller streets. Services are
held at 7:30 o’clock each night,
and are conducted by the pas
tor, the Rev. G. L. Akers.
SUPERIOR COURT TRIAL
The case of Willis Freeman,
Negro charged with attempted
criminal assault, will head the
docket in today’s session of
Superior Court. Judge H. W. S.
Burgwyn, in the chair for the
one-week session, yesterday
morning charged the jury
which will hear the case.
\T
NAVY PLANES HIT
CHINESE HARBORS
(Continued from Page One)
Nimitz’ communique gave this
summary of Adm. William F. Hal
sey’s highly-profitable attacks on
Indo-China shipping:
Two convoys were wiped out.
One convoy entirely sunk were
one oiler, four medium cargo ships,
two destroyer escorts and four
coastal cargo ships.
All ships in a ^second convoy
were sunk, damaged or beached.
This group included a light cruiser
believed to be the Kashii of the
Katori class. Also in this convoy
were four destroyer escorts, four
oilers, seven medium cargo ships
and one coastal ship.
In Camranh Bay, one of Asia’s
best harbors, Halsey’s planes sank
a destroyer escort and a small
freighter.
At Cape St. Jacques, near Saigon
three destroyer escorts, one tank
er, three large cargo ships and one
small cargo ship were sunk.
Striking heavily in the Saigon
area Third Fleet bombers and
fighters sent to the bottom one
large oiler, a large troop trans
port, two medium cargo ships and
the dismantled French light cruis
er Lamotte Piquet.
Damaged in the baigon striKes |
were a large cargo ship, four med
ium cargo ships and two coastal
cargo vessels. Along the coast,
American planes sank one more
medium cargo ship and damaged
five coastal vessels.
Halsey’s pilots intercepted one
group of ships approaching Saigon
from the south. In this convoy one
oiler was sunk. One larger freight
er, one medium freighter and one
coastal vessel were damaged.
The Indo-China score gives evi
dence that the Japanese were ful
ly surprised by Halsey’s dash
across the South China Sea.
Only 15 Japanese planes were
shot out of the air. Seventy-seven
aircraft were destroyed on the
ground, caught before they could
get aloft. Twenty more planes
were destroyed on the water on
sweeps of seaplane bases.
In their assaults on shore in
stallations, Third Fleet fliers de
stroyed five oil tanks at Saigon
and oil storage facilities, ware
houses and buildings on the Saigon
river.
Two locomotives were blasted at
Quangngai and a seaplane hang
ar at Cat-Lai was destroyed.
Turning north across the South
China Sea’s great gulf cutting into
the Indo-China coast, the Third
Fleet started Saturday a simultan
; eous assault on 350 miles of the
China coast and Formosa,
i Reconnaissance flights were
: made over Amoy and Swatow
, eight days before — during the
. swift hard-hitting American car
! riers’ raid January 5 on Formosa.
. With the aerial forays against
Amoy, Hongking and Swatow, Al
1 lied carriers have hit every major
' Japanese bastion except Singapore
and the homeland itself.
, Indo-China convoys blasted ap
peared to be mainly made up of
tankers carrying oil from the rich
Netherland East Indies wells.
One purpose of Halsey’s Indo
china strike certainly was to balk
any Japanese effort to organize a
Luzon reinforcement expedition.
Apparenty the Japanses have not
had the time nor the ships to mus
ter such a force there.
During the same period as the
carrier strikes from Saigon to Ta
kao on Formosa, Army, Navy and
Marine and-based planes pounded
Japanese island bases throughout
the- Pacific.
The communique, the longest is
sued by the Navy in months, also
reported a Japanese “snooper”
planes shot down off Guam Satur
day.
Escorted Army Liberators from
the Mariana cascaded 68 tons of
bombs on the once great bastion
of Truk in the Carolines the same
day. Two enemy fighters were
shot down and a third probably
by Lightning Fighters protecting
the Ei-24’s.
Storage areas at Iwo Jima in
the Volcanos blazed after raids Fri
day and Saturday by Liberators of
the strategic air force. Rockets
from Marine Mitchells ripped into
a small ship at Haha Jima in the
Bonins.
Navy search planes bombed and
strafed Wake Island Friday. Re
turning Ventura pilots said anti
aircraft fire was intense. Two
more days of aerial strikes fur
ther weakened Babelthuap and
Urukthapel as enemy bases which
are under the guns of American
airfields at Peleliu. Targets of Ma
rine fighters were warehouses,
coastal defenses and a drydock.
MUST ANGS DESTROY
31 GERMAN PLANES
LONDON, Jan. 15.—UP)—A group
of American Mustang fighter:
made a surprise raid on two big
German airdromes today, shoot
ing up at least 31 parked aircrafi
as nearly 1,600 Allied warplane:
from Britain blasted six importan
fuel and rail targets in southeri
Germany and th eindustrial Ruhi
valley.
More than 600 U. S. Eighth Ail
Force Flying Fortresses and Lib
erators, screened by 650 fighters
swept over enemy targets withou
meeting any Luftwaffe opposition
Twelve parked planes were de
stroyed and 19 were badly dam
aged when about 50 P-51s swoop
ed over the airdromes at Lands
berg and Oberpfaffenhofen, nea
Munich.
CITIZENS PRAISE
PAGE’S WORK IN
DAVIS REOPENING
(Continued from Page One)
part, addressing his statement to
Mr. Page, “and benefitted thou
sands of people who will never
know you had anything to do with
it. We know you must feel much
satisfaction in this accomplish
ment. and hope you will let us
express our grateful thanks.’
Orders for transfer of Camp Da
vis facilities to the jurisdiction of
Gen. H. H. Arnold, commanding
general of the Army Air Forces,
were issued by the War Depart
ment last week.
“The board realized’’ Mr. Ra
ney’s message to Mr. Page said,
“that you had no motives of self
aggrandizement in all this difficult
and trying effort. Still, the mem
bers felt very keenly the debt the
community owed you. a debt
which only a few would be in po
sition to appreciate.”
Mr. Raney’s tribute pointed out
that bringing the War Depart
ment’s attention to bear on Camp
Davis was accomplihed against
“tremendous odds”. In the Fourth
Service Command alone there
have been at least five major com
munities interested in securing an
Air Forces center of the sort pro
jected for Camp Davis.
Flag Carrier
. Vice AdmI. Daniel E. Barbev
above, noted expert on amphibious
operations, sailed his flagship i^to
r kmg^yfn Gulf off San Fabian as
G\s\ <th Fleet aided the Yanks
in their invasion of Luzon.
Byrnes Outlines Program
For Stripping War Jobs
WASHINGTON. Jan. 15 —(A>)_
James F. Byrnes set up a program
today for stripping the least wai
important jobs first in the draft ot
industrial workers aged 26 through
29.
In a letter intended to blueprint
the induction of some 200,000 in
dustrial workers this spring, the
War Mobilization Director laid
down a job-priority scale and ask
ed that it be followed by cfraft
boards to prevent ‘‘substantial lo
ses in production.’
In general, the Byrnes plan
would postpone the drafting of “ir
replaceable” men until depletion
of the pool of workers whose jobs
can be taken by older men, those
with physical impairments, or
women. Replaceable men even in
highest priority work would be
drafted ahead of those in less crit
ical work for whom no substitute
is to be had.
Byrnes said the national list of
‘‘essential activities” has been re
vised in such a way as to designate
some industries as “critical.”
Announcement of this “critical”
list — a matter of highest impor
tance to industry, since the desig
nation will give a firm some meas
ure of draft protection for its work
er—can be expected tomorrow, a
War Manpower Commission
spokesman said.
The 200,000 men to be withdrawn
from industry will provide a sub
stantial part of the 900,000 induc
tions planned by the Army and Na
vy before mid-year. Rising produc
tion schedules will mean addition
of some 700,000 men to war indus
try in the same period, by Army
estimate.
Underscoring the manpower
problem ahead, the War Produc
tion Board announced that 46,00f
more workers will be needed in the
next few months for small arms
ammunition alone. Total United Na
tions requirements for bullets In
1945 will be 9,726,000.000 rounds—
more than 1,000 bullets per Amer
ican soldier.
Byrnes’ letter, addressed to Maj
Gen Lewis B. Hershey, Selective
Service Director, said WPB had
predicted the draft of 26-29 men
would hurt production.
To minimize the expected slump,
Byrnes asked Hershey to request
local boards to “give considera
tion to a priority of withdrawals
which would call (in order listed):
“1. Registrants not employed in
any of the activities on the lift (of
essential activities).
■ “2. Registrants engaged in rela
tively unimportant jobs in the es
sential but not critical activities,
and registrants who may be re
placed without difficulty.
“3. Registrants employed in rel
atively unimportant jobs in critical
war programs, and registrants in
such programs who may be re
placed without difficulty.
"4. Registrants engaged in rela
tively more important jobs in es
sential but not critical activities.
“5. Registrants engaged in more
important jobs in critical activi
ties.’
Government officials voiced the
belief that military needs could be
met without dipping into the highly
trained and skilled group of men in
the fifth category.
Byrnes asked special considera
tion for “technical, scientific and
research personnel engaged in the
essential activities if such person
nel no longer can be replaced.’
Gen. Hershey is reported relia
bly to have warned Byrnes, in re
cent conferences, that draft boards
could not be bound arbitrarily by
the rules laid down and must con
tinue to adapt the policies to local
and individual circumstances.
-V—
SENATE BILL
RALEIGH, Jan. 15.— <JP> —The
North Carolina Senate tonight re
ceived a bill, introduced by Sena
tor Price of Rockingham, which
would grant wives the same rights
in the personal estates of their
husbands dying intestate, that hus
bands have in the personal estates
of their wives who die intestate.
—-V
MEETING CANCELLED
RALEIGH. Jan. 15.— C/P) —The
annual meeting of the North Caro
lina Education Association sched
uled to be held here April 11-13,
has been cancelled, Secretary
Ethel Perkins announced today.
She said the action was in confor
mity with the recent order of War
Mobilization Director James E.
Byrnes banning conventions.
ACL Is Denied Control
Of Florida East Coast
WASHINGTON. Jan. 15.— CP) —
A drastically changed reorganiza
tion plan for the Florida East
CoaSt Railway Co. was approved
today by the interstate Commerce
Commission.
At the same time, the Commis
sion rejected a proposal which it
said would have transferred con
trol to the Atlantic Coast Line Rail
road Co. A voting trust for new
common stock also will be created.
Representing extensive modifi
cations of an earlier reorganiza
tion proposal, the new plan changes
the effective date from January 1,
1942, to January 1, 1946, and stipu
lates that an outstanding first
mortgage must be paid in full and
in cash.
Permissible capitalization of the
reorganized company is increased
from $37,000,000, including equip
ment obligations, to $40,500,000, ex
clusive of equipment obligations
which will be assumed by the re
organized company.
At the discretion of the court,
cash may be distributed to first
and refunding mortgage bondhold
ers only after a reserve of not less
than $8,700,000 is ret up for cash
requirements for reorganization
and physical improvements.
Such cash distributions, permis
sible after the effective date of
the plan, would be applied first to
payment of interest or principal
on new first mortgage Series A
bonds.
U.S. ABANDONING
H I/S FORMULA
(Continued from Page One)
But merely some divergence of
tactics due to changing conditions.
Hull’s policies on European dis
putes were given the name “Teh
nesse Formula” by former Prime
Minister Mikolajczyk of Poland.
The name has gained some cur
rency in European embassies here.
It has not, however, been used at
the State Department.
Mikolajczyk attributed to the
“Tennessee Formula” the fact that
after succesful conferences with
American officials last summer
both Prime Minister Chruchill and
he rushed to Moscow to find out
what they could actually count on
in the way of cooperation in Eu
rope.
What Mikolajczyk was told here,
according to the report in diplo
matic circles, was summed up by
Secretary Hull in an illustration
drawn from his own Tennessee
hills.
When there was trouble between
two of his neighbors down in Ten
nesse, Hull said, he would not
himself become involved in the dis
pute nor try to settle it. Rather,
he said, he would try to get the
men together on speaking terms
and hope that they would solve
their difficultie for themselves.
"When they have reconciled their
differences,’ Hull is reported to
have said, “and are ready to sit
down together like good neighbors
then I’ll be glad to go over and
have a drink with both of them.”
Under this “formula” the United
States limited its official attitude
toward Poland to offering to seek
resumption of diplomatic relations
between Moscow and the Polish
government at London.
V^IlUILiUH gUl tuc
Formula too,” one diplomat said,
when he sought some indications
of American support for British
policies in the European area, par
ticularly, as in the Balkans, where
they might come into conflict with
the hopes and fears of Russia.
At the present there are three
prinicpal plans for more direct
American participation in Euro
pean affiars which would be aimed
at striking a balance between the
aims of Russia and Britain and the
principle of national independence
and self determination supported
by American leaders.
The methods considered are (A)
periodic meetings of Anglo-Ameri
can-Russian foreign minisetrs (B)
creation of some sort of provision
al world council to act in the name
of the United Nations and (C) or
ganization of Allied commisions to
handle the problems of liberated
European countries.
LUBLIN4ZECH
ACCORD SEEN
LONDON. Jan. 15.— UP) —The
Lublin provisional government oi
Poland is expected shortly to give
the Czechoslovakian governmen”
assurance that the rich coal min
ing district of Teschen, taken bj
Poland during the Munich terri
torial snatch, will be returned tc
Czechoslovakia, according to re
liable sources here.
The prospective return of Tes
chen—long a cause of discord be
tween the exiled Czechoslovakia!
and Polish governments in Lon
don—appeared to underline sharp
ly a reliable report that th<
Czechoslovak regime here is pre
pared to recognize fully the Lub
lin regime once the Czechoslovak
are set up for business in thei:
liberated country.
When Polish troops occupiee
Teschen in October, 1938, th<
Czechs vowed they would get i
back some day. For the first yeai
and a half of exiie the Czech anc
Polish governments here retainec
half-hearted relations, but thej
finally broke off, with the Czech;
more or less ignoring the Poles,
All the while the Czechs main
tained the closest contact witir
the Russians, who broke with the
London Poles.
Diplomatic quarters believe the
Lublin Poles will give the Czeci
government assurance that Tes
chen will be returned as soon as
the Czechs officially recognize the
Lublin committee as the provision
al government of Poland.
-V-- *
PLUNGES TO DEATH
DANVILLE, Ky., Jan 15—(JP)~
John Sterling Gates, 44, bf Kinston
N. C., Dixie Leaf Tobacco com
pany president, fell or plunged 9i
feet to his decth at a hotel here
Saturday night.
--V
BUY WAR BONDS AND STAMPS
Ribs Jap Navy
Gen. Masaharu Homma, above,
who commanded the Jap armies
that conquered the Philippines in
1942, has practically “dared” the
Jap navy to come out and fight,
following American invasion of Lu
zon, according to a Tokyo broad
cast. Little love is lost between
the Nip navy and army, so Hom
mk’s bland assumption that “. . .
the Japanese Grand Fleet will now
abandon its passiveness . . .“ is
seen as a sarcastic invitation to
the admirals to get in there and
pitch.
TOKYO INDIGNANT
AT ALLEGED U. S.
SHRINE BOMBINGS
By The Associated Press
Japanese propagandists today
claimed American Superfortress
raiders yesterday bombed “the
outer shrine of the Ise Grand
shrine’’ and called upon the people
of Nippon to form themselves in
to “one ball of fire” in indigna
tion.
(American airmen have been in
structed to concentrate on mili
tary targets and to avoid shrines
and other national monuments.
Press and" radio reports, as re
corded by the Federal Communi
cations Commission, said Premier
Kuniaki Koiso had left a cabinet
meeting to be received by Em
peror Hirohito after he had “tend
ered his sincere apology to his
majesty for the untoward inci
dent.”
Koiso’s statement, as quoted by
Domei News Agency, said it was
“the first time in the history of
Japan that the sacred precinct was
defiled by enemy bombs.”
-V
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GREEK FIGHTING
COMES TO CLOSE
ATHENS, Jan. 15.—(JP)—Gunfire
between British troops, and those
of the Greek ELAS organization
ceased throughout Greece at 12:01
a. m, in occordance with terms of
the truce signed last week, and
open warfare which had raged
through the nation since Decem
ber 3 came to a halt.
Some ELAS units were said still
to be ignorant of truce terms, but
those in contact with superior of
ficers have been pulling out of
areas denied them by the truce
terms.
Reports here said that the ELAS.
which rose in arms against the
government of former Premier
George Papandreou over the mat
ter of disarming guerrilla armies
in Greece, were everywhere obey
ing the terms or *he tt-uce.
SIXTH ARMY~STANDS
79 MILES FROM GOAL
OF MANILA ON LUZON
(Continued from Page One)
which had crossed the Agno below
Bayambang advanced six mile;
into Camiling.
Highway 13 runs southeast from
Camiling into Tarlac where i
joins Highway three from th(
northeast in a straight run to Ma
nila.
A spokesman said the Americans
now were advancing toward Ma
nila and their mobile equipment
including tanks, would prove su
perior in event the Japanese de
cided to give baftle on the plains.
---V
BUY WAR BONDS AND STAMPS
Youthful Student Swims
22-Mile Marathon In P00|
COFFEYVILLE. Kas.. Jan „
m—Billy O’Cnnell. 17. swam a d7
tance of 22 miles, more than -he
width of the English channel 7*
Dover, in a non-stop marathon'tij,
week-end.
* He made 1,936 consecutive laps
of the high school pool in 16 hou'
and nine minutes, starting Satu
day morning under the supervise
of his swimming coach.
He was apparently none the
worse for the ordeal when he wav
ed from the pool
DOCTORS OPEN MEETING
CHARLOTTE, Jan. 15._^
Southern nose, ear and thr 7
specialists opened a two-day rree:
ing here today. Discussions on -7
uses of penicillin and sulfa dim '
highlighted the program.
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“I was a scout on intelligence reconnaissance with )!rrr'iri '
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jungles of Burma. They had a regiment and we were fighting
them with a battalion. It was on the ninth day that I got hit. |
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machine gunner blasted me from close up. Three bullet!: went I
right through my helmet on the left side, but the steel deflected |
the bullets and they just creased my skull. I teas knocked down
and I lost my speech temporarily, but I got up again, mighty ]
quick and finished off that Jap. Three days later another battalion
came up and freed us. They flew me out of Burma. The nurse on
that plane — she sure was a welcome sight. I still get terrift
headaches. But there’s always an Army nurse nearby to gin
me the ‘hypos’ that make them bearable.”
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